NEW HOLLAND, PA. — ADAMS – Matthew P., 20, New Holland, Pa., died unexpectedly Thursday, May 16, 2013, at Ephrata Community Hospital. Born in Lancaster, he was the son of Philip P. Jr. (formerly of Strongstown) and Rebecca (Williamson) Adams (formerly of Nanty Glo), now both of New Holland. Matthew graduated in 2011 from Garden Spot High School. He was currently working at CB Structures Inc. in New Holland. He was a member of the New Holland Recreation Center. His interests included running and staying healthy, sports, cars, bikes and girls. “Be yourself, everybody else is already taken.” In addition to his parents, survived by sister, Angel Adams, and brother, Tyler Adams, both at home; the family dog, Ginger; paternal grandmother, Judith (Barr) Adams of Nanty Glo; maternal grandparents, Donald and Donna (Thiec) Williamson of Nanty Glo; and several aunts, uncles and cousins. Preceded in death by his grandfather, Philip P. Adams Sr. Viewing will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday and from 9 a.m. until time of funeral service at 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 21, at the Beck Funeral Home, 315 E. Main St., New Holland, the Rev. Dr. Douglas C. Bozung officiating. Interment, Trinity Lutheran Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Matthew’s name to the New Holland Recreation Center Summer Youth Programs, 123 N. Shirk Road, New Holland, Pa. 17557. To send the family online condolences, visit www.groffeckenroth.com.
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Thomas G. Hunter
HUNTER – Thomas G., 82, Beaverdale, entered into new life March 10, 2014, at home.
James M. Krumbine
KRUMBINE – James M., 64, Johnstown, died March 7, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Arthur Lee Brown
BROWN – Arthur Lee, 84, Somerset, died March 10, 2014, at his residence.
Shirley Mae Weldon
WELDON – Shirley Mae, 79, Kimberly, Idaho, passed away March 3, 2014.
Richard A. Sotack
SOTACK – Richard A., 49, Blacklick Township, passed away March 10, 2014, at home.
GULA – Daniel, 84, Franklin Borough, went to be with the Lord March 10, 2014, at home.
Francis W. Gavlak
GAVLAK – Francis W., 89, Portage, passed away March 11, 2014, at Maple Winds Care Center.
JANCUK – Julia, 79, Portage, passed away March 10, 2014, at Select Specialty Hospital.
Chester R. Querry
QUERRY – Chester R., 92, Johnstown, passed away March 10, 2014, at his home.
Carrie Elizabeth Massey
MASSEY – Carrie Elizabeth, 75, Virginia Beach, Va., went home to be with the Lord March 5, 2014.
Johns C. Schmid Jr.
SCHMID – Johns C. Jr. “Jack,” 89, Davidsville, formerly of Geistown Borough, went to be with the Lord March 10, 2014, at Laurel View Village.
Dr. Stephen P. Kukucka
KUKUCKA – Dr. Stephen P., 64, died unexpectedly in his Crafton home on Sunday, March 9, 2014.
Sophie (Krempasky) Krisko
KRISKO – Sophie (Krempasky), 87, Portage, passed away Friday, Feb. 28, 2014, in Virginia Beach, Va., after a brief illness.
Ronald F. Corona
CORONA – Ronald F., 70, Cresson, died March 9, 2014, at home.
Christine A. Matos
MATOS – Christine A., 53, Windber, died March 10, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
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Norman J. Makin Jr.
MAKIN – Norman J. Jr., 65, Geistown Borough, went to be with the Lord March 10, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
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John E. Schuster
SCHUSTER – John E., 87, passed away March 8, 2014, in St. Augustine, Fla.
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CUPPETT – Ruth M., 93 years, 11 months and 16 days, Stonycreek Township, went to be with the Lord March 9, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home, Windber.
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