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Mark Jerome Adams, 88

January 14, 2013

Mark Jerome Adams, 88, of Lancaster, passed away peacefully with family by his side on Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013, at Hospice & Community Care, Mt. Joy.

He was born Friday, April 4, 1924, in Orwin, Pa., a son of the late Edwin and Emma Jane (Bendigo) Adams.

He is survived by his loving wife of almost 65 years, Betty F. (Hainly) Adams.

Mark proudly served his country as a United States Marine in the South Pacific during World War II.

He was employed by Farm Bureau and Agway for 36 years.

William C. Bowser, 92

January 14, 2013

William C. Bowser, 92, of Rossiter, passed away Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013, at UPMC Presbyterian in Pittsburgh.

Mr. Bowser was born June 29, 1920, in Punxsutawney, a son of the late Lawrence Bowser and Margaret (Brown) Bowser.

Oct. 26, 1946, he married his wife, Velma E. (Neal) Bowser, who survives, of Rossiter.

Mr. Bowser was a proud U.S. Army veteran, having served in World War II with the 101st Airborne, Screaming Eagles, as a paratrooper.

He participated in D-Day and the Battle of the Bulge and was wounded at
Bastogne.

He was awarded the Purple Heart.

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