Erma P. Asper, 95, of Lancaster, passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 5, 2014 at her home. Born in Safe Harbor, PA, she was the daughter of the late Chester and Abbie Waller Peters. Her husband, Preston R. Asper preceded her in death.
Erma attended Lancaster Girl’s High School, and was a longtime member of Grace Evangelical Congregational Church in Lancaster, PA.
Erma spent many years volunteering with Hospice & Community Care, where she happily spent many hours doing what she loved. She had been a volunteer since 1999, where she served many roles, including foyer volunteer, an officer volunteer for Patient Accounts, and a Labor Day and special events volunteer, which included selling Auction raffle tickets. Erma received the “Spirit of Hospice Award” in 2006 and was honored for serving 5,000 hours in 2012. On her most recent birthday, Erma was treated to a surprise 95th Birthday Celebration by “her many adoring fans” at hospice.
Surviving are her two sisters, Dorothy J. Moffett, of Lancaster, and Elizabeth M., wife of the late Eugene C. Wingender, also of Lancaster
Contributions in her name may be made to Hospice & Community Care, PO Box 4125 Lancaster, PA 17604-4125.