Erma M. White
03/21/1935 - 12/08/2019
Erma M. White, 84, of New Oxford, entered into God’s eternal care on Sunday, December 8, 2019 at the Brethren Home Community, New Oxford. She was the wife of John Laughman who died in 1964 and James White who died in 2017. Born March 21, 1935 in Hanover, she was the daughter of Jesse and Ruth (Roland) Wiseman. Erma retired as a seamstress from Linda Wagner’s Tailoring, Hanover. She attended Calvary Bible Church, Hanover. Erma enjoyed cooking and spending time with her friends and family, especially her grandchildren. Surviving are five children, John Laughman and wife Bonnie of Spring Grove, Cynthia Spangler, Pamela Long and husband Mike, Jeffrey White and wife Loretta and Connie White and husband Elliott all of Hanover; five grandchildren, Amber Laughman, Dustin Lippy and wife Liz, Benjamin Long and wife Lauren, Megan Inglis and Adam Lawrence and wife Kelsey; three great-grandchildren, Camden, Paxton and Jacob and a sister, Betty Houser of Hanover. She was preceded in death by five siblings, Doris Miller, Carl, Terry, Robert and Grace Wiseman. A Celebration of Life service will be held 10:00 a.m. Friday, December 13, 2019 at Murphy Funeral Home, 501 Ridge Avenue, McSherrystown with Pastor Dan Dellosso officiating. Burial will follow in Marburg Memorial Gardens, Hanover. Friends and relatives will be received 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Thursday, December 12, 2019 at the funeral home. Serving as pallbearers will be John Laughman, Jeffrey White, Mike Long, Elliott White, Dustin Lippy and Benjamin Long. Contributions in memory of Erma may be made to the Brethren Home Community Benevolent Fund, 2990 Carlisle Pike, New Oxford, PA 17350.
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