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Lois R. Theophel

Lois R. Theophel

Sunday, September 17th, 1922 - Thursday, June 27th, 2019
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LOIS R. THEOPHEL, 96 of Lancaster, formerly of New Park, PA, passed away on Thursday, June 27, 2019 in Lancaster General Hospital. She had been a resident of Calvary Homes of Lancaster since 2002. Lois was the wife of William H. Theophel who died on April 13, 2000; they had shared 54 years of marriage.

Born on September 17, 1922, she was a daughter of the late J. Robert and Marian (Neely) Reed. Born and raised in Airville, PA, she graduated from the former Lower Chanceford High School in 1940. She received her B.S. in Elementary Education in 1944 from Millersville State Teachers College, Millersville, PA.

Lois was a teacher for 32 years with most of them in the South Eastern School District in York County. She was a lifelong member of Chanceford Presbyterian Church where she helped with the annual turkey suppers for many years, was a former Sunday School teacher and a member of the Eight O’clock Circle. She loved entertaining family and friends; her interests included growing and arranging flowers, cooking and making crafts.

Lois is survived by:
Two daughters-
Jane T. Brown (Peter) of Lancaster, PA
Lois Ann Charles (Bill) of Lancaster, PA

Two granddaughters-
Lauren E. Charles and Ann K. Charles

A grandson, Erick M. Brown

A sister, Lena R. Lansinger of New Holland, PA

She was preceded in death by her brother, William N. Reed.

Visitation with the family will be held on Saturday, July 27, 2019 from 1 to 2 p.m. followed immediately with the celebration of life services at Chanceford Presbyterian Church, 1784 Woodbine Road, Airville, PA. Services will be officiated by her pastor, Reverend Beth Appel.

In lieu of flowers, her family would appreciate memorial contributions to:
Chanceford Presbyterian Church or Chanceford Cemetery Association, 1784 Woodbine Road, Airville, PA 17302.

Her family wishes to thank the staff of Calvary Homes for all the loving care they gave Lois.
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  • Visitation

    Saturday, July 27th, 2019 | 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Saturday, July 27th, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Chanceford Presbyterian Church
    1784 Woodbine Road
    AIRVILLE, PA 17302
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    Her family will greet guests in the church sanctuary.
  • Service

    Chanceford Presbyterian Church
    1784 Woodbine Road
    AIRVILLE, PA 17302
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email


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susan z. lutter

Posted at 10:16am
Dear Jane and Lois Ann and families,

I would like to extend my sympathy to you upon the loss of your mother. She was a gracious lady, extending her hospitality and kindness to all who came to visit at her home. It was a privilege to have known her. Sincerely, Susan Z. Lutter

Rick Plowmaker Posted at 01:00pm

Lois was one of the sweetest ladies i ever met. She took care of us grounds guys... best tthird grandmother ever.. I love you very much and have a great time in heaven.

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