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William J. ‘Bill’ Lightfoot

October 23, 2012
Lewistown Sentinel

GRANVILLE - William J. "Bill" Lightfoot, 65, of Granville, formerly of Lancaster, passed away unexpectedly Friday, Oct. 19, 2012. He was the husband of Judy F. (Wolf) Lightfoot, to whom he was married for 47 years.

Born Oct. 27, 1946, in Lewistown, he was the son of the late Russell Lightfoot and Dorothy (Kauffman) Lightfoot Nichols. Bill retired in 2009 from Kunzler & Company Inc. Bill enjoyed old music and fishing. Most of all he enjoyed spending time with all his family and friends.

Surviving in addition to his wife are: four daughters, Linda and her husband, Jeffrey Sheaffer, of Great Mills, Md., Karen and her husband, Francis Taska Jr., of Lancaster, Tracy Lightfoot and Sheila and her husband, Calvin Earnest, all of Lewistown; six siblings, Beverly Grove, Wanda Markel, Sandra Clinger, Robert, Dennis and Steven Lightfoot; eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and extended family and caring friends.

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William J. ‘Bill’ Lightfoot

A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday Oct. 25, 2012, at the Andrew T. Scheid Funeral Home, 320 Blue Rock Road, Route 999, Millersville. A visitation will be held from 1 p.m. until the time of service. Interment will be held in Mellinger's Mennonite Cemetery, Lancaster. Kindly omit flowers.

Memorial contributions can be made in Bill's memory to a charity of one's choice. To submit an online condolence, visit



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