Beginning in the 2010 Membership year, all sickness and death notices received at State Headquarters will be listed below:

Date

Item

12/01/2019

District 26 President Jane Pedersen recently underwent a procedure...click HERE for details

11/06/2019 Julia Williams, Past District 7 President and presently serving as District 7 Chief of Staff has recently lost her brother...click HERE for details
10/22/2019

Nan Rettig, widow of Past Department Commander Norman Rettig went to her heavenly home...click HERE for details

10/21/2019 Leo Long, husband of North Carolina Department President Deanna Long, passed away...click HERE for details
09/25/2019 Bob Grant, husband of Department Auxiliary Chief of Staff Veronica Grant has recently been hospitalized...click HERE for details
08/30/2019 Past National Commander in Chief John Biedrzycki has gone on to his heavenly home...click HERE for details
08/29/2019 Prayers and messages of cheer are needed for Jr. Past Department President Charlotte Swogger Lopes...click HERE for details
08/28/2019 Several of our members who need you thoughts and prayers...click HERE for details
08/23/2019 Donna Owen Reese has gone to her heavenly home...click HERE for details
08/27/2019 Antoinette “Toni” Lankiewicz, Department Auxiliary Assistant Guard has gone to her heavenly home...click HERE for details
08/21/2019 Past Department President Sherry Stinebiser, (2011-2012) has gone to her heavenly home...click HERE for details
08/21/2019

Ruth Reinsmith was called home to her Lord on Monday, August 19...click HERE for details

08/12/2019 Prayers are needed for Donna Owen Reese, Life Member of Auxiliary 6824...click HERE for details
07/29/2019 Prayers for some of our Comrades and Sisters...click HERE for details
07/27/2019 Please note the passing of Judy Keener, Past District 21 President...click HERE for details
07/01/2019

Prayers are needed for Past Department Commander Frank Lopes...click HERE for details

06/21/2019 News regarding Toni Lankiewicz and Penny Williams click HERE for details
06/19/2019

Prayers are needed for Frank and Charlotte Lopes...click HERE for details

06/19/2019 Continued prayers are needed for many of our Comrades, Brothers and Sisters...click HERE for details
06/05/2019

Rosemary Mazer, who served as 1986-87 National President of the VFW Auxiliary went to her heavenly home on June 5, 2019...click HERE for details

05/22/2019 Department Headquarters has been notified that Annie Conner, sister of National President Sandi Kriebel has passed away...click HERE for details
05/22/2019

Department Headquarters has been notified that Past National President Glenneta Vogelsang was hospitalized...click HERE for details

05/10/2019 Judy Keener, Central Area Americanism Chairman and Past District 21 President would like to thank everyone...click HERE for details
05/06/2019 Frank Lopes, Past Department Commander and the husband of our Department President Charlotte Swogger Lopes is presently in the hospital...click HERE for details
05/03/2019 Our very own Past National Chief John Biedrzycki is having some health issues...click HERE for details
05/01/2019 Past Department President Beatrice Laughman underwent open heart surgery today...click HERE for details
04/22/2019

Past Department President Sherry Stinebiser has recently been diagnosed with cancer...click HERE for details

04/19/2019 Our Department Senior Vice President Sandy Wilder underwent open heart surgery on Thursday, April 18.  Click HERE for details
04/17 2019 Extended prayers are needed for Judy Keener...click HERE for details
04/17/2019 Past Department President Julia Dever has been moved to a Rehab Center...click HERE for details
04/02/2019 Extended prayers are needed for Julia Dever...click HERE for details
04/03/2019 Prayers are needed for Jim Tobias, husband of Department Chief of Staff Connie Tobias...click HERE for details
03/27/2019 Past Department President Julia Dever has just received a hip replacement...click HERE for details
03/18/2019

Department Headquarters has been notified that Michael Fennell has gone to his heavenly home...click HERE for details

01/29/2019

District 8 President Pat Metcalfe has experienced some serious health issues...click HERE for details

01/04/2019

Edi Snyder, Lebanon VA Medical Center Deputy and Past District 9 President has undergone extensive foot surgery.  Click HERE for details

01/04/2019 News about Jack Carney, Vernon Davis, and Mandy Pendergraft...click HERE for details
11/15/2018 Past Department Commander Albert S. Thomas Jr. (1998-1999) has gone to his heavenly home...click HERE for details
09/27/2018 Marie Bonham, Auxiliary Treasurer of Durff-Kuhn Aux. #6168 is home recuperating...click HERE for details
09/27/2018

Past Department President Ruth Haldeman (1975-1976) celebrated her 99th birthday on September 12...click HERE for details

09/06/2018 We have been notified that Michael Bolli has gone to his heavenly home...click HERE for details
09/05/2018 We have been notified that John Lachovicz, Jr. recently went to his heavenly home...click HERE for details
08/21/2018 We have been notified that National President Sandi Kriebel’s brother Mike passed away...click HERE for details
08/10/2018 David B. Cercone, brother of Past National Chief John Biedrzycki passed away very suddenly...click HERE for details
08/07/2018 Margaret “Peg” Beauregard, mother of Past National President Ann Panteleakos went to her heavenly home...click HERE for details
06/18/2018 Past National President Lorraine Frier (1999-2000) went to her heavenly home on June 10, 2018...click HERE for details.  Also, Lorraine's obituary can be seen HERE
05/22/2018 Past National President Helen Harsh (and our very own) is presently hospitalized...click HERE for details
05/21/2018 Anna Brown, wife of immediate Past State Commander Tom Brown is presently hospitalized...click HERE for details
05/15/2018 Becky Fox, District 28 President has recently undergone gall-bladder surgery...click HERE for details
04/06/2018 Connie Wahlen, a longtime employee of our National VFW Auxiliary and a friend to many of us, has gone to her heavenly home...click HERE for details
04/06/2018 Department Auxiliary Jr. Vice President Sandy Wilder has been readmitted to the hospital...click HERE for details
03/19/2018 Eleanor Myers, Past District 13 President and Deputy at Southeastern Veterans Home, has gone to her heavenly home...click HERE for details
03/19/2018 Sandy Wilder, Department Auxiliary Jr. Vice President has suffered a heart attack and is presently hospitalized...click HERE for details
02/09/2018 News about Eleanor Myers and Don Stinebiser...click HERE for details
02/05/2018 Pray for sisters Haldeman, Harsh, Rogal, and Mears...click HERE for details
01/25/2018
State HQ Saddened to Announce the Passing of Two Past State Commanders:...click HERE for details
01/18/2018 Joyce Reece has been ill for more than a week...click HERE for details
01/12/2018 Headquarters has been notified that Past Department President Beatrice Laughman was recently hospitalized...click HERE for details
01/08/2018 Past District 24 President, Roberta Garn went to her heavenly home...click HERE for details
11/01/2017 We have been notified that Past Department President Ruth Haldeman (1975-76) is in Manor Care South, Williamsport...click HERE for details
10/27/2017 The Father of our National Conductress Jean Hamil went to his heavenly home this afternoon...click HERE for details
10/27/2017 Richard "Dick" Erb, companion and  long time friend of Charlene Schneider, Dept. President of  Iowa, has gone to his heavenly home...click HERE for details
10/27/2017 Samual  Yachup,  father-in-law of  David Sandman has gone to his heavenly home...click HERE for details
10/21/2017 David DeCorte, husband of District 19 President and Dept of PA Guard, Valerie DeCorte, has gone to his heavenly home...click HERE for details
10/17/2017 David DeCorte, husband of Department Guard Valerie Decorte is in very critical condition...click HERE for details
09/19/2017 Past Department President Ruth Haldeman  has been having a lot of health issues...click HERE for details
09/16/2017 Lewis "Lou" Reeger, husband of Past District 22 President Margie Reeger went to his heavenly home...click HERE for details
09/1/2017 Harry Carper went to his heavenly home...click HERE for details
09/15/2017 Krista Gardner went to her heavenly home recently...click HERE for details
09/05/2017 Pat Metcalfe and Tina Shetler has had recent health issues...click HERE for details
08/23/2017 Jessica L. Sopher, daughter of Department VFW Auxiliary Conductress Pam Sopher, passed away...click HERE for details
08/10/2017 Past Department President Lynn  Musselman underwent a heart catheterization...click HERE for details
08/04/2017 Department VFW Auxiliary Jr. Vice President Sandy Wilder had a heart attack...click HERE for details
07/20/2017

Georgia Snook, member of VFW Auxiliary 148, Lower Paxton Memorial  and Administrative Assistant for the PA VFW

Department Headquarters in Harrisburg, went to her heavenly home...click HERE for details

07/17/2017 Sandi Kriebel, National Junior Vice President underwent emergency gall bladder surgery...click HERE for details
07/02/2017 Michael Fraser, youngest brother of Past Department Commander Ruth Fairchild has unexpectedly gone to his heavenly home...click HERE for details
06/30/2017 Pat Decker and Paula Thompson have had recent health issues...click HERE for details
06/30/2017 Department Auxiliary Headquarters has been notified that Debra Lintner Lamberti went  to her heavenly home...click HERE for details
06/30/2017 Department Auxiliary Headquarters has been notified that Betty Craker suddenly passed away...click HERE for details
06/28/2017 Department Auxiliary Headquarters is asking that you keep Georgia Snook in your thoughts and prayers...click HERE for details
05/26/2017 Edi Snyder, Department Assistant Guard and Deputy for Lebanon VA Medical Center recently underwent surgery...click HERE for details
05/09/2017 Health updates for Anna Radmore and Louise Gerhart...click HERE for details
04/19/2017 Update on Patricia Gavazzi and Roberta Garn...click HERE for details
03/30/2017 Linda L. Daly has gone to her heavenly home...click HERE for details
03/27/2017 Patricia Gavazzi, District 24 President is currently in the hospital...click HERE for details
03/15/2017

Bill Allen, Past Department Commander (1992-1993) is currently in the hospital; click HERE for details

03/15/2017 Our Department Sr. Vice President Kelley Lepak is resting comfortably at home after surgery...click HERE for details
03/15/2017 Get well wishes for Henry "Bubba" Clark and Dorothy Irving...click HERE for details
03/01/2017

Ruth Guillory, mother-in-law of our National Sr. Vice President Dee Guillory, went to her  heavenly home...click HERE for details

02/27/2017 Regina Hightower and Roberta Garn health updates...click HERE for details
02/17/2017 Connie Wahlen, A Life Member of the VFW Auxiliary has been hospitalized...click HERE for details
02/17/2017 Department of District of Columbia Treasurer Helen Whetzel's daughter, Darlene Whetzel passed away...click HERE for details
02/15/2017 Please be thinking of Ruth Haldeman and Ida Fowler.  Click HERE for details
02/08/2017 Several members are recovering from illnesses/procedures...click HERE for details
01/27/2017 Past Department President Nancy Carol Jones was recently hospitalized...click HERE for details
01/27/2017 Simon C. Bandzi, Jr. has gone to his heavenly home...click HERE for details
01/15/2017 Richard R. Winter, companion of Edi Snyder, Past District 9 President and Deputy at Lebanon VA Medical Center, has gone to his heavenly home...click HERE for details
01/03/2017 Past State Commander (1994-95) Neale H. Deibler passed away...click HERE for details
12/19/2016 District  7  President Kathy Ebling  recently fell...click HERE for details
11/16/2016

The daughter of our Department Junior Vice President Charlotte Lopes; Denise Swogger Bucknam, was called to her heavenly home on Monday, November 14...click HERE for details

11/01/2016 Past Department President Helen L. Harvey, went to her heavenly home on Sunday, October 30...click HERE for details
10/28/2016 Debbie Smith, District 8 President and Margie Reeger, Central Area Americanism Chairman, were recently hospitalized...click HERE for details
09/10/2016 Past District 28 President Robin Hawthorne and member of Aux. #1338, recently suffered a heart attack...click HERE for details
08/08/2016 Department Headquarters has been notified that the Father of Past Department President Bonnie Drake has passed away...click HERE for details
08/24/2016

Department Headquarters has been notified that Cecelia Cook, District 29 President, had a full knee replacement...click HERE for details

10/06/2016 Bette Jean Biedrzycki underwent shoulder replacement surgery...click HERE for details