Alexander J. Kepiro


Alexander J. Kepiro, 87, of Lancaster, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday, December 21, 2019. He was born in River Ryan, Cape Breton Island, Novia Scotia to the late Stephen and Mary (Bihary) Kepiro. Alex celebrated 37 years of marriage with his wife Judy A. (Fultz) Kepiro last January 31st.

A self-made man and entrepreneur, Alex owned a painting business for many years, as well as a used car lot and an antique business.

Having a compassion for older people, Alex loved to share his Faith in God with others. He worshipped at Calvary Church. Alex enjoyed a family trip to Mexico and a Caribbean cruise.

In addition his wife Judy, Alex is survived by his son Bob Kepiro, husband of Lori (Demming) of Smoketown, daughter Deb, wife of Rick Reinhart of Lancaster, daughter Linda, wife of Michael Martin of Lancaster and son Kevin “Kip” Lines, husband of Katy (Drage) of Indianapolis, IN; eight grandchildren, Jason Harmes, Shelley Hoover, Ryan Martin, Tara Jones, Sheldon Kepiro, Jill Nolt and Brian and Patrick Lines; 14 great-grandchildren; and two brothers, Tebor and Stephen Kepiro. Alex was preceded in death by his granddaughter Kelly Kepiro, sister Pearl Veres and brother Joseph Kepiro.

Alex’s family will greet friends from 12 to 2 PM, followed by a celebration of his life at 2PM, with Pastor Paul Thompson officiating, on Thursday, December 26th at the Bachman Snyder Funeral Home & Crematory, 7 S. Decatur St., Strasburg, PA 17579. Private interment will be in Willow Street Mennonite Cemetery.

Please omit flowers. Kindly consider a contribution to Lancaster Bible College, 901 Eden Rd., Lancaster, PA 17601 or to Christ’s Home Children’s Services, 3182 Lincoln Hwy. East, Paradise, PA 17562-9602 or to Compassionate Care Hospice, 1513 Cedar Cliff Dr., Suite 100, Camp Hill, PA 17011.

Sally Ann Miller, 62

Sally Ann Miller, 62, of Lititz, passed away, Tuesday, December 17, 2019, at Hospice & Community Care, Mt. Joy, following a courageous battle with cancer.  She was the loving daughter of the late John Henry Riker and Geraldine Virginia (Habel) Riker.  Sally was the loving and faithful wife of Michael K. Miller, with whom she celebrated 41 years of marriage.

Sally was a 1975 graduate of J.P. McCaskey High School.  A homemaker, Sally loved making her home inviting and comfortable with her interior decorating skills.  She enjoyed gardening and floral arranging, antiquing, and traveling with Mike to Nantucket, Delaware and New Jersey shores, and Historical sites such as Williamsburg.  She found great joy in her dogs, Luke, a Yellow Lab, Sierra, a Bernese Mountain Dog, and Moose, a Chocolate Lab.  More than anything else, Sally loved her husband and family.

In addition to her husband, Sally is survived by two sisters: Susan M. Krall, wife of Howard, of Oley, and Barbara L. Martin, of Cornwall.  She is also survived by eleven nieces and nephews.  Sally is preceded in death by her precious daughter, Abby Mae Miller, who died in 2005, and her parents-in-law, Charles E. and Anna M. (Gibbons) Miller.Funeral Services for Sally will be held at 11AM, Friday, December 27, 2019, at Bachman Snyder Funeral Home & Crematory, 7 S. Decatur St., Strasburg, PA 17579.  Family and friends will be received at the funeral home from 9:30AM to 11AM for a time of visitation.  Interment will follow at Middle Octorara Cemetery, Quarryville.  In lieu of flowers, the family asks that contributions in Sally’s memory be made to: The SPCA, The Ronald McDonald House, or to the American Cancer Society.