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Death Notices: Clergy & Spouses


The Rev. Dr. Andrew C. Simonson

We have received word that The Rev. Dr. Andrew C. Simonson, Retired Full Elder, died on May 6, 2020. He retired in 1987. Rev. Simonson served the following Eastern PA Conference… Read more

The Rev. Russell W. Barr

We have received word that The Rev. Russell W. Barr, retired full elder, died on July 16, 2020. In the Eastern PA Conference, he served the Valley View Circuit and… Read more

Mrs. Lucille S. Newhart

We have received word of the death of Mrs. Lucille S. Newhart. She was the surviving spouse of The Rev. Robert Newhart, Retired Elder, who preceded her in death in… Read more

The Rev. Blake E. Nicholson Jr.

The Rev. Blake E. Nicholson Jr., Retired Full Elder, died on May 31, 2020, at the age of 97. The Rev. Blake E. Nicholson Jr. served the following Eastern PA… Read more

Death Notice: The Rev. Harry E. Aughinbaugh

We have received word that The Rev. Harry E. Aughinbaugh, Retired Elder in Full Connection, died on May 20, 2020.  He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Joan H. Aughinbaugh, and… Read more

Death Notice: The Rev. Paul E. Chreiman

We received word that The Rev. Paul E. Chreiman, Retired Full Elder, died on May 24, 2020.  Rev. Chreiman served the following Eastern PA Conference Churches: Philadelphia: Bethesda UMC Philadelphia:… Read more

Death Notice: Mrs. Nancy A. Lewis

Mrs. Nancy A. Lewis, spouse of The Rev. Roy Lewis (Retired Full Elder), died on May 11, 2020.Rev. Roy Lewis’s service record is as follows:  Belfast: Wesley Wind Gap: First Philadelphia:… Read more

Death Notice: Mrs. Cora J. Lowery

We have received word that Mrs. Cora J. Lowery, surviving spouse of The Rev. Frederick Lowery, died on March 31, 2020. The Rev. Frederick Lowery was a Retired Elder who… Read more

Death Notice: The Rev. Donald Heacock

We have received word that The Rev. Donald Heacock, retired Licensed Local Pastor, died on April 5, 2020. Rev. Heacock served the following Eastern PA Conference churches before retiring in 1997:… Read more

Death Notice: Mrs. Ruth Trauger

We have received word that Mrs. Ruth Trauger died on April 13, 2020. She was the surviving spouse of The Rev. Earl E. Trauger, retired full member of the Eastern PA Conference,… Read more