Beulah Halley (Orndorff) 1922
Hannah Anderson (Arnold) Class 1926
Katherine B Manor 1926
Emogene Wenner (Souder) 1927
Clyde (Red) Hawes Class 1928
Mildred Loy Harper 1928
Beulah Hoar (Miller) Class 1929
Thelma Hovermale (Devol) Class 1929
Frances Longbreak (Maxwell) 1929
Geraldine Shewbridge (Jones) Class 1929
Pauline VanPelt Class 1929
Harry George Jr. Class 1930
Frances Moore (Burgee) Class 1930
Mary Morsberger (Cooper) Class 1930
Frances Strickler (Kidwell) Class 1930
Dorothy  Bingham Brubaker 1931
Harry M Burns Class 1931
Lucy Carver (Myers) Class 1931
Madeline Harper (Porter) Class 1931
Rosalee McMurry (Mills) 1931

Alta Nuce Ckass 1931
Fred Younkins 1931
Virginia Younkins (Cooper) 1931
Eva Burgee (Albert) Class 1932
Margaret Flook Class 1932
Paul Lester Keller Class 1932
Alice Axline McDade Class 1933
Mary Carver Bingham 1933
Louise Kifer (Stull) 1933
Anthony Creamer 1934
Rev Preston Lucas Class 1934
Earl F Nokes Class 1934
Mary Rockwell Hovet Class 1934
James Youtz Class 1934
Virginia Kidwiler (Hartman) 1935
Helen Thompson (Eshbaugh) Class 1935
Mary E Virts (Eagle) Class 1935
Richard Bowers Class 1936
Dorothy Brooks (Hoffman) Class 1936

Mary Foster (Cage) 1936
Hazel Himes (Harwood) 1936
Leonard Lucas Class 1936
Lorayne Ridenbaugh (Feaster) Class 1936
Marjorie Virts (Youtz) Class 1936
Dorothy Williams (Ayres) Class 1935
Martha Virts (Sweadner) Class 1936
Martha Webber (Haugh) Class 1936
Donald Danner 1937
Helen Eagle (Kable) Class 1937
Charles McLane Sr Clsss 1937

Herbert Pentoney 1937
Owen W Ayers Class 1938
Mary L Chambers (Fleetwood) Class 1938
James F Longbrake Class 1938
Ray Lucas Sr. Class 1938
George Wenner Jr. Class 1938
Virginia Koogle (Burke) Class 1939
Donald Purdham 1939
Margaret Rohrback (Kurlick) Class 1939
Anna Welty (Hurley) Class 1939
June Allen (Kinna) Class 1940
Evelyn Crowl (Parker) Class 1940
Evelyn Gosnell (Ambrose) Class 1940
Mary Ellen Griffith (Corun) Class 1940
Aileen Michael (Kelly) Class 1940
Mary Price (Webber) Class 1940
Adrian Reynolds Class 1940
Amanda Smith 1940
Malcolm Webber 1940
Catherine Bohrer (Harrington) Class 1941
Helen  Cooper (Weaver) Class 1941
Leroy Dixon Class 1941
Ellie Mae Edwards (Wright) 1941
Lucille Garrott (Barnhouse) Class 1941
Howard (Buck) Oden Class 1941
Charlotte O'Hara (Bolander) 1941
Donald Rohrback Class 1941
Paul (Froggy) Sigler 1941
Mary Sheckells (Grubb) 1941




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Sept 1999 to Oct 2006
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Betty Lou Darr (Cavalier-Ambrose) HM 1942

Howard (Hardy) Gosnell Class 1942
James Heffner Class 1942
George (Bill) William Kidwiler Class 1942
Janice Kirk 1942

James Rice Class 1942
Betty Jane Utterback(Powers)(Wineholt) 1942
Jacqueline Coffman 1943
Donald (Shelly) Dawson 1943
John D Lewis Sr. Class 1943
Mildred Painter (Dawson) 1943
Doris Price (Caniford) 1943
Mary Plunkert (Noland) Class 1943
Homer Selby 1943
Kathryn Hall (Clark) Class 1944
Viurginia Himes (King) 1944
Norman Mumaw 1944
Mildred Nalley (Walker) Class 1944
Lillian Penner Class 1944
Betty Whipp (Lewis) Class 1944
Audrey Baker (Zaylor) Class 1945
Clara Virginia Calhoun (Wenner) Class 1945
Robert Foreback Class 1945
Ethel Haller (Barger) Class 1945
Marie KIdwiler (Huffer) Class 1945
Richard Kline Jr. Class 1945
Norma Nuse (Robinson) Class 1945
Roy Watts Class 1945
Betty Lou Hawker (Hatcher) Class 1946
Leroy (Bud) Logue Class 1946
Alice Steiner (Carmack) Class 1946
Jeannetta Biller (Weddle) Class of 1947
Jerry Cooper Class of 1947
Marguerite Mullican (Harsh) Class 1947
Glenda "Sally" Stewart (Lackey) Class 1947
Ernest Wineholt  Class 1947
Robert Booth Class 1948
Robert Himes Class 1948
Betty Holder (Grams) Class 1948
George Moore Jr Class 1948
Owen Pearrell Class 1948
Floyd Smith Class 1948
Bruce Boyer Class 1950
Billie Carter Class 1950
William Cornelius Class 1950
Shirley LaVon (Kline)  1950
Ernestine Pearrell (Reynolds) 1950
Alma Taulton (Miller) Class 1950
Alan Foster Class 1951
Mable Chaney (Cooper) 1952
George Hall 1952
JoeAnn Rickerds, (Higdon) Class 1952
Carlton Eugene Stevens Class 1952
Helen Tritapoe (Burgan) 1952
Patricia Twentey Music Teacher 1952
Gary Virts 1952
Albert Richard. Zimmerman Class 1952

Kenneth (Butch) Gaither Class 1953
Gary (Boogie) Snoots Class 1953
Frances Spitzer (Rollison-Holder) Class 1953
Franklin (Frank) Smith Class 1953
Elaine Tucker (Hall) 1953
Gene Robert Stull Class 1954
Gerald Taylor Class 1954
Earl Weddle 1954

Dorothy Fairfax (Robinson) 1955
Paul Gletner Class 1955
Linda Magalis (Simms) Class 1955
Dennis Shaff Class 1955
Eleanor Smith (Paugh) Class 1956
Lanny Knight Class 1957
 Robert Mullen 1957
Edith Cooper McCall 1958
Gerald Walker Class 1958
Brent Eugene Hahn 1959
Mary Hahn (Weatherall) Class 1959
Judith Lutman (Shomaker) Class 1959
Donna Stewart (Fleming) 1960
Nina Moss (Lawson) Class 1961
George Orye 1961

Robert Childers Jr. Class 1962 Jan 1987
Wesley Rice 5/4/1988 Class 1963
Robert (Shack) Shakelford
Jerry Dodson 1964
Albert Goff Class 1966
Jacqualine Hanke (Hartman) 1966
Carolyn Clary (Bidle) 1967
Gloria Lerch (Lewis) Class 1967
Charles Gum 1968
Fred Moore Jr. Class 1968

Robert Whipp Class 1968
George Clary Sr 11/30/2001Class 1971
Cynthia Wilson (George) Class 1971
Dennis Clifford Loy Class 1972
Robert Hoopengardner Jr. Class 1973
David Webber unkn  Class 1973
Michelle Guyton  Class 1974
Randolph Cooper unkn  Class 1974
Albert Crummitt Class 1974
Dana Holland unkn Class 1974
Richard Scott Pry 1974
Wanda Quensenberry unkn Class 1974
Wesley Setters Class 1974
Michael Rutherford Class 1975
Joseph Keefer Class 1976
James Rhoe Class 1978
Kenneth Baker Class 1979
Kenneth Merriman 1980
Katherine Bryant (Snyder) 1981
Gregory Anderson Class 1982
Tracey Hughes 1982
Lisa Orndorff (Lajewski) 1982
William Eugene Brooks Class 1984
Jamie Lee Moats Class 1984
Reberta Reynolds     Class 1984
Brian Michael Staub Class 1984
William Yingling  Class 1987
James Houck 1991
Michelle Taulton (Brissey)  1991
William Buck Class 1995
Charles McClane Class 1996
Jesse L Ault Sr.
Walter Baker
Ada Bell Former teacher
Virginia Weeks Hardesty
Wayne Hawker Custodian

 

For deaths reported after October 2006 click here

Mr. Gerald Taylor Class 1954

       Mr. Gerald “Jerry” L Taylor 69 of Frederick, MD died Sunday December 11, 2005 at Kline Hospice House.  He was the husband of Ruth V Martin
    
Born January 18, 36 in Brunswick, M. he was the son of Ernest H and Ruth E Thomas Taylor
Mr. Taylor was a member of Calvary United Methodist Church.  He enjoyed hunting, fishing, woodworking, hiking and ice skating.  He served his country in the U. S. Marine Corp.
    
 Surviving in addition to his wife are two daughters Christine Lash and husband William and Linda Staudenmeier and husband Robert, all of Frederick, three grandchildren Alexis Staudenmeier, Jason and Morgan Lash, two brothers Kenneth Taylor of Emmitsburg and Donald Taylor of Middletown, and two sisters connie Grams of Rosemont and June Palmer of Middletown.
     The family will receive friends at the Stauffer Funeral Home, 104 East Main Street, Thurmont, MD on Tuesday December 13, 2005 from 6-8 PM, where services will be held Wednesday December 14, 2005 at 2 PM, with the Rev. Ron Reeves officiating.

    
 Interment in Blue Ridge Cemetery, Thurmont, MD
Contributions may be expressed in the Kline Hospice

Mrs. June Allen (Kinna) Class 1940
As originally published on Saturday, September 23, 2006.

     Mrs. June J. "Nana" (Allen) Kinna, 84, of Frederick, died peacefully Wednesday evening, September 20, 2006, at Kline Hospice House, Mount Airy. She was preceded in death by her husband, Luther J. Kinna on December 25, 1989.
     Born on June 13, 1922, in Brunswick, Md., she was the daughter of the late Harry D. and Carrie (Wynkoop) Allen.
     Mrs. Kinna was of the Methodist faith. She was a graduate of Brunswick High School, class of 1940. She was a devoted mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and baby-sat for various families throughout her lifetime. She was affectionately known to all as either "Nana June" or "Aunt June."
     One of Mrs. Kinnas' favorite pastimes was attending yard sales with her daughter.
Surviving are three children, Kandy (Carol) Brown and husband Robert of Frederick, Jeffrey L. Kinna and wife Sharon of Thurmont and Kelly Burdette Farris and husband Scott of Hagerstown; nine grandchildren, Robert Brown Jr. and wife Kirsten of Walkersville, Christine Brown Baker and friend Andy Fugitt of Jefferson, Corey Kinna of Thurmont, Nicholas Kinna and wife Melissa of Blue Ridge Summit, Pa., Buffy Burdette and fiancŽ Michael Krall and Justin Burdette, all of Frederick and Madeline, Olivia and Charlton Farris, all of Louisville, Ky.; 12 great-grandchildren, Cassie, Zach, Kyle, Abbie, Hailee, Cyrus, Noland, Cadence, Devon, Layla, Breanna and Zach.
     Mrs. Kinna also leaves behind two special nephews, Carroll Guy (Buddy) Strailman of Boonsboro and Philip Heerd of Hedgesville, W.Va.; several other nephews; and special friends, Raymond Goodsell and wife Lillie, and Joyce Grimes.
     Family will receive friends at Stauffer Funeral Home, 1621 Opossumtown Pike, Frederick, on Sunday, September 24 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be held at the funeral home on Monday at 2 p.m. with Pastor Richard Ellis of New Hope Presbyterian Church officiating. Interment in Mount Olivet Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be Bobby Brown, Corey Kinna, Nicholas Kinna, Michael Krall, Scott Farris and Philip Heerd

Mr. William James Buck Class 1995
As originally published on Saturday, September 16, 2006.

 Mr. William James Buck, 30, of Brunswick, Md., passed away on Thursday, September 14, 2006, at University of Maryland Hospital.
     Born December 22, 1975, in Johnstown, Pa., he was the son of Thomas and Brenda Boland of Brunswick.
William was a Brunswick High School graduate and a member of the Eagles in Brunswick. He also loved his dog, "Rafikie."
     In addition to his loving parents, Thomas and Brenda, he is survived by a brother, Melvin Buck and wife Ladawn; a nephew, Gavin Buck; a niece, Payton Buck; and grandparents, Joyce and Cliffton Boland, all of Pa.
     He is preceded in death by grandparents, Charles and Roberta Boback and an uncle, Ronald Boback.
A private memorial service will be held in Pennsylvania at a later date.
    
Arrangements are by Stauffer Funeral Home, Brunswick..

Mary E. Virts  (Eagle), 89 Class of 1935
APRIL 26, 1917-SEPT. 13, 2006

CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - Mary Elizabeth Eagle, 89, of Charles Town, died Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2006, at Canterbury Center in Shepherdstown, W.Va.
     Born April 26, 1917, in Sandy Hook, Md., she was the daughter of the late George Virts and Nellie Himes Virts Huffman.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, William Samuel Eagle, in 1998.
     She was a graduate of Brunswick (Md.) High School and the Beauticians School in Woodstock, Va.
She was a retired hairdresser. She also retired as a bookkeeper from Broker's Frozen Food in Washington, D.C.
     She attended the United Methodist Church.
She is survived by one daughter, Suzanne Eagle Dillow of Charles Town; one son, Jeffrey Eagle of Purcellville, Va.; two brothers, Robert Virts of Jacksonville, Fla., and William Huffman of Olney, Md.; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
     Services will be Saturday at 10 a.m. at Bolivar United Methodist Church. The Rev. Douglas Fraim will officiate. Burial will be in the Reformed Cemetery in Middletown, Md.
    
The family will receive friends Friday from 3 to 7 p.m. at Eackles-Spencer and Norton Funeral Home in Harpers Ferry, W.Va.

Mr. James Rice Class 1942
As originally published on Wednesday, August 23, 2006.

     Mr. James Alfred "Jim" Rice, 81, of Walkersville, Md., died Tuesday, August 22, 2006, at Glade Valley Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. He was the husband of Geraldine Marie Jones Rice, his wife of 41 years.
     Born January 13, 1925, in Brunswick, Md., he was the son of Howard Donaldson Rice Sr. and Ida Virginia Shaw Rice.
     Mr. Rice served his country in the U.S. Army during World War II. He was employed as a cartographer for 28 years with the State of Maryland and also was the manager of the Frederick Roller Rink from 1954 to 1968. Jim was a member of the Walkersville Kiwanis, where he was past secretary, past president and past Lt. Governor; the Walkersville Volunteer Fire Co., where he was past secretary and past president; the Walkersville Rescue Co., No.24, Woodsboro American Legion; past member of AMVETS Post No.2; and past Commander Disabled American Veterans.
     In addition to his wife, he is survived by three daughters, Patricia Ann Wentzel and husband Adrian of Middletown, Rose Mary Cooper and husband Don of Frederick and Lindy Lou Gordon and husband Ralph of Florida; a son, Alden Austin Rice and wife Lori of Walkersville; six grandchildren, Chad W. Weddle (whom he raised), Dawn Kelly, R. Jason Weller, Heather Rice, Brandon Rice and Jeremy Gordon; and one great-granddaughter, Alexa Weller; and two brothers, John Rice and Herbert H. Rice and wife Betty Jean.
     He was preceded in death by four brothers, Howard Rice Jr., Carl F. Rice, Wesley C. Rice an Richard G. Rice, and a sister, Margaret Knapp.
     The family will receive friends at the Stauffer Funeral Home, 40 Fulton Avenue, Walkersville, Md., Friday, August 25, 2006, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., where services will be held Saturday, August 26, at 12 noon, with the Rev. Gerald Hanberry officiating.
     Interment will be at Glade Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Walkersville Volunteer Fire Co., 79 W. Frederick St., Walkersville, MD 21793 or to Walkersville Volunteer Rescue Co., P.O. Box 202, Walkersville, MD 21793.

Mrs. Aileen Michael (Kelley) Class 1940
As originally published on Wednesday, August 23, 2006.

     Mrs. Aileen Michael Kelley, 83, of 7303 Marker Road Middletown, Maryland, wife of Joe B. Kelley, died peacefully Tuesday, August 22, 2006, at Northhampton Manor Nursing Home, Frederick. She died on her mother's birthday.
     Born March 24, 1923, in Brunswick, Maryland, she was the daughter of the late Ray Arlington Michael and Louyse Gatrell Michael.
     She was a graduate of the Old Brunswick High School, class of 1940, and a 1944 graduate of Allegheny Hospital School of Nursing in Cumberland, Md. She started her nursing career at Schnaffer's Hospital on Virginia Ave. in Brunswick, and she retired from the Frederick Memorial Hospital in 1974. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Brunswick, Md., and a life member of Pythian Sister Temple in Brunswick. She was also a tour guide for White Star Bus Tours, where she made many friends.
     In addition to her loving husband Joe, she is survived by a son, Michael H. Kelley and wife Susan Poole Kelley of Jefferson, Md.; two sisters, Connie Michael Turner of Jefferson and Eloise Michael Summer of Berryville, Va.; and two dear granddaughters, Tracey Kelley Franklin and husband Mike of Middletown and Tina Kelley Bennett and husband John of Frederick; a niece, Sandra Summers Baker; and two nephews, Scott M. Baker and Chad J. Baker, all of Berryville, Va.; a great-aunt, Wilma Gatrell Smith of La Vale, Md.; and numerous cousins.
     The family will receive friends at the Stauffer Funeral Home, 1100 North Maple Ave., Brunswick, Friday, August 25, 2006, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral services will be at the funeral home Saturday, August 26, 2006, at 11 a.m., with the Rev. Victoria Starnes officiating.
     Interment will be at Park Heights Cemetery, Brunswick.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Brunswick Ladies Auxiliary Vol. Ambulance Co., 200 West Potomac Street, Brunswick, MD 21716, or to the Pythian Sisters of Brunswick, Attn. Anna Thonrton, 118 5th Ave., Brunswick, MD 21716.

Mrs. Cynthia Wilson (George) Class 1971
As originally published on Sunday, August 20, 2006.

Mrs. Cynthia Kaye George, 53, of Knoxville, died Friday, August 18, 2006, at her residence.
     Born July 31, 1953, in Charles Town, W.Va., she was a daughter of the late William C. and Lora Osborne Wilson.
She was of the Protestant faith.
     She is survived by her husband, John S. George at home; her son, Richard W. George and wife Clemence of Catonsville; three sisters, Janice Marsh and husband Donald of Rosemont, Sandra Moffett and husband Richard of Charles Town, W.Va. and Penny Swan and husband David of Purcellville, Va.; one brother, Steve Wilson and wife Lori of Thurmont; and a number of nieces and nephews.
     In addition to her parents, Mrs. George was preceded in death by a sister, Susie and a brother, Billy.
The family will receive friends Tuesday, August 22 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the John T. Williams Funeral Home, 100 Petersville Road, Brunswick. A funeral service will take place 11 a.m. Wednesday, August 23 at the funeral home. Interment will be at Resthaven Memorial Gardens, Frederick.
     Memorial contributions may be made to American Diabetes Association of Maryland, 3120 Timanus Lane #106, Baltimore MD 21244


Mrs. Evelyn Crowl Parker Class 1940

As originally published on Sunday, August 20, 2006.

Mrs. Evelyn Jane Parker, 82, of Jefferson, died Friday, August 18, 2006, at Frederick Memorial Hospital.
     Born November 24, 1923, in Brunswick, she was a daughter of the late Walter J. Crowl and Amanda Hoffman Crowl.
     She was a member of the New York Hill United Methodist Church, Women of the Moose Chapter No. 660, Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie No. 113, Steadman-Kennan Post No. 96 of the American Legion, all of Brunswick and the United Transportation Union Auxiliary.
     She is survived by Homer C. Parker, her husband of 64 years; two daughters, Faith Mentzer and husband Frank of Boonsboro and Donna Huffer and husband Jimmy of Jefferson; four grandchildren, Clifford Jones and wife Kim, Heath Mentzer and wife Janice, Dr. Heather Huffer-Charchut and husband Steve and Holly Finney and husband John; three great-grandchildren, Parker Jones, Jathan Mentzer and Hayden Mentzer; and a special nephew, Daniel Colgan III.
     In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Virginia Colgan and a brother, Robert Crowl.
The family will receive friends Monday, August 21 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the John T. Williams Funeral Home, 100 Petersville Road, Brunswick. A funeral service will take place Tuesday August 22 at 11 a.m. at the funeral home, the Rev. Victoria Starnes officiating. Interment will be at Resthaven Memorial Gardens, Frederick.
     Memorial contributions may be made to New York Hill United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 217, Brunswick, MD 21716.

Mr. Albert Crummitt Class of 1974
As originally published on Saturday, August 19, 2006.

     Albert Sylvester "Albie" Crummitt Jr., 49 and Sharon Louise Granger Crummitt, 48, both of Keedysville, died suddenly Wednesday, August 16, 2006. They enjoyed 29 years of marriage.
     Albie was born May 10, 1957, in Frederick, and was a son of Albert Sylvester Crummitt Sr. of Elloree, South Carolina and Marie Bernadette Simons Hawkins of Charles Town, West Virginia. He was a 1974 graduate of Brunswick High School and worked for Sears based in Odenton. He was a member of the Harley Owners Group and enjoyed fishing.
     Sharon was born in Washington, D.C., December 29, 1957, and was a daughter of Leonard and Evelyn Louise Walter Granger of Frederick. She graduated in 1975 from Frederick High School and owned and operated Milestone Leasing and Management based in Middleton. She enjoyed horseback riding, antiques, gardening and crafts, and had a strong love for animals.
     Albie and Sharon had a common interest in motorcycles. Recently they rode in a benefit ride sponsored by the Shriners and Moose Lodges to help with children.
     In addition to their parents, Albie and Sharon are survived by two children, Matthew Crummitt of Keedysville and Sarah Crummitt of Hagerstown; Albie's siblings, Tina Hall and husband Charles Sr. and Dickie Crummitt, all of Charles Town West Virginia, Lisa Hawker and husband David of Jefferson, Jeff Crummitt and wife Lisa of Smithsburg, Melinda Hoy of Frederick, Dale Crummitt and wife Lynn of Elloree, South Carolina, and Chuck Crummitt and wife Karen of Jefferson; and his stepfather, Harry Hawkins of Charles Town; Sharon's brother, Randy Granger and wife Terry of New Market; grandmother, Leitha Granger of Frederick; as well as numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
     The couple will also be fondly remembered by many extended family members and friends, including, Claude Huntsman, Chris Henry, Amanda Webb, Steven Neisser, and Dee Michaels.
     They were preceded in death by Albie's second mother, Diane E. Crummitt, in 2005.
The family will receive friends at the Keeney and Basford Funeral Home, 106 East Church Street, Frederick, on Sunday August 20 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A memorial service will be held in the Etchison Memorial Chapel at the funeral home on Monday, August 21 at 1 p.m. The Rev. Jennifer K. Smith of Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church will officiate.
     Interment will be in Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Frederick

Mr. Carlton Eugene Stevens Class 1952
As originally published on Saturday, July 22, 2006.

     Mr. Carlton Eugene "Gene" Stevens, 72, of Brunswick, passed away Wednesday, July 19, 2006 at the Kline Hospice House, Mt. Airy. He was the husband for 53 years to Betty Jones Stevens.
     Born in Knoxville, Md., on January 22, 1934, he was the son of the late Raymond E. and Lena Viola Ecker Stevens. Retiring in the mid 1980s after a long career as an accountant for the National Institute of Health, Gene went on to work for Central Tractor in Frederick and then for D.W. Ogg Equipment Company.
     A former member of the Brunswick Eagles and the Brunswick Moose Lodge 1582, Gene was an avid NASCAR fan with Jeff Gordon being his favorite driver. He enjoyed WWE wrestling, inner-tubing on the Potomac River and spending time in Ocean City, Md.
     Besides his loving wife, Gene is survived by his children, Raymond Stevens of Brunswick, David Stevens and wife Carol of Frederick and Brenda Blamer and husband Fred of Brunswick; two grandchildren, David E. Stevens Jr. and Heather K. Marcionette; step grandchildren, Diane L. Thornley and Fred J. Miller; great-grandson Christian Stevens; and three step great-grandchildren Paige, Cameron and Sydney Thornley. He will also be remembered fondly by Aaron and Ivy Frye.
     Gene was preceded in death by a brother, Albert Stevens.
The family will receive friends on Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Stauffer Funeral Home, 1100 North Maple Avenue, Brunswick, where services will be held on Monday, July 24, 2006 at 11 a.m., officiated by Debbie Williams. Interment will be private.
     In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Brunswick Volunteer Ambulance Company, 200 W. Potomac Street, Brunswick, MD 21716 or Hospice of Frederick County, P.O. Box 1799, Frederick, MD 21702


Fred A. Moore Jr. Class 1966

JULY 15, 1948-JULY 10, 2006

BRUNSWICK, Md. - Mr. Fred Allen "Freddie" Moore Jr., 57, of Brunswick, Md., died peacefully on Monday, July 10, 2006, at his home, surrounded by his loved ones, after a courageous four-year battle with cancer.
     He was the husband of the late Janet L. Moore, who died May 7, 2003.
Born July 15, 1948, in Brunswick, he was the son of the late Fred A. Moore Sr. and Anna Lee Eury Moore Kidwiler.
     Fred was a graduate of Brunswick High School, class of 1966. He had previously been employed by Jenkins Motors in Frederick, Md. Fred looked forward each year to his trips to Ocean City, Md., for the Maryland State Firemen's Convention, which he was briefly able to attend in June. One of his proudest moments was in March, when he was recognized with an honorary life membership in the Brunswick Volunteer Ambulance Co. 19, to which he was so devoted. He also was a member of Brunswick Moose Lodge 1582 and Brunswick Eagles Aerie 1136.
     He is survived by his fiance, Linda Lust of Brunswick; two daughters, Tiffani Moore of Brunswick and Toni Baker and husband, Melvin, of Harpers Ferry, W.Va.; two sons, Billy Harrison and wife, Amanda, of Kearneysville, W.Va., and Shaun Harrison of Thurmont, Md.; and grandchildren, Teddie Baker, Kierstin Chapman and Brandon Harrison. He also is survived by three sisters, Patricia Snoots of Brunswick, Carol Brown of Fuquay-Varina, N.C., and Gloria Crowl and husband, Alan, of Jefferson, Md.; a brother, Dennis Moore and wife, Gloria, of Brunswick; and stepsister, Karen Cornelius and husband, Norman, of Knoxville, Md. He also is survived by a number of nieces, nephews and cousins.
     He leaves behind numerous devoted friends, especially Clair and Jackie Ebersole, Tony Barnhouse, Audrey Williams and Paula Wiles.
     In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by his stepfather, Harry T. Kidwiler; and brother-in-law, Gary "Boogie" Snoots.
     The family will receive friends Thursday, July 13, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at Stauffer Funeral Home, 1100 N. Maple Ave., Brunswick. The funeral home will be open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
     Funeral services will be held Friday, July 14, at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with the Rev. Victoria Starnes officiating. Interment will be in Samples Manor Cemetery, Samples Manor.
     The following members of the Brunswick Ambulance Co. will serve as pallbearers: Tony Barnhouse, Clair Ebersole, Geri Reynolds, Nelson Smith, Paula Wiles and Cassie Weldon. Honorary pallbearers from Co. 19 will be Linwood Moss, James Fitez and Raymond Wigington.
     Memorial contributions may be made to Brunswick Volunteer Ambulance Co., 200 W. Potomac St., Brunswick, MD 21716; or Hospice of Frederick County, P.O. Box 1799, Frederick, MD 21702.
     Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.staufferfuneralhome.com
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Mrs. Linda Magalis (Simms) Class 1955

As originally published on Tuesday, July 4, 2006.

Linda M. Simms, 68, of The Woods in Hedgesville, died July 3, 2006 at her residence while under the care of Hospice of the Panhandle.
     Born July 8, 1937 in Brunswick, Md., she was the daughter of the late Richard M. Magalis and Eva Funk
Magalis.
     Mrs. Simms was a graduate of Salisbury State Teachers College and taught for eight years in Frederick County, Md.   She was always an advocate of youth school activities and volunteered for 19 years at the Fine Arts Department of Glenelg High School, Glenelg, Howard County, Md.
     Mrs. Simms is survived by her husband of 45 years, Charles A. Simms and two sons, Brian M. Simms of Catonsville, Md., and Eric C. Simms of Columbia, Md.
     A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, July 7, 2006 at The Hedges Chapel in the Woods with the Rev. Jack Vineyard officiating.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice of the Panhandle, 122 Waverly Court, Martinsburg, WV 25401 and/or the Children's Cancer Fund, P.O. Box 658, Millwood, NY 10546.
     Arrangements by Brown Funeral Home, Martinsburg, W.Va.

Mr. James Rhoe Class of 1978
As originally published on Sunday, June 25, 2006.

     Mr. James Steven Rhoe, 45, of Charles Town, W.Va. and formerly of Brunswick, Md., died Saturday, June      24, 2006 at his residence.
     He was born July 11, 1960 in Ranson, W.Va. and was the son of the late Helga Rhoe and James W. Rhoe of Charles Town, W.Va.
     He was an assistant supervisor with the Clark Construction Company in Bethesda, Md.
He was a 1978 graduate of Brunswick High School and a member of the National Rifle Association.
     In addition to his father, he is survived by his two daughters, Stephanie L. Rhoe and Jennifer Weatherholtz and husband, Robert, all of Martinsburg, W.Va.; one brother, Gary A. Rhoe of Winchester, Va.; four grandchildren, Dione, Daylin, Kaliyah and Kaleigh and his life partner, Sandra Kay Housden, at home.   
     He was preceded in death by one brother, Michael Rhoe.
Services will be held on Tuesday, June 27 at 10:00 a.m. at the Eackles-Spencer and Norton Funeral Home, U.S. 340 Halltown Road, Charles Town/Harpers Ferry, with the Rev. Douglas Fraim officiating. Interment will be in St. Mary's Cemetery in Petersville, Md.
     The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday from 7 to 9 p.m

Rev. Preston Lucas Class of 1934
As originally published on Friday, June 9, 2006.

     Rev. Preston E. Lucas, 91, of 1136 Central Ave., Columbia, Pa., died Wednesday morning in the Lancaster General Hospital after a brief illness.
    He was the husband of Emma Barton Haverstick Gerfin Lucas for 18 years and the late Anna Marie Faretty Lucas, his wife of 49 years who preceded him in death in 1988.
     Born near Stanley, Virginia, he was the son of the late Lee and Ruth Alger Lucas.
> Rev. Lucas graduated from the Brunswick High School in 1934 and graduated from the Bible Institute of Pennsylvania (now the Philadelphia College of Bible) in 1938. Pastor Lucas received the call to the Gospel Ministry early in life and responded to a full-time commitment to that vocation in October of 1933. He preached many places and had many interesting experiences as a student minister. He was assigned his first full-time pastorate in 1938. Pastor Lucas began his ministry in the Maryland Conference of the Churches of God and later served many churches in the East Pennsylvania Conference from 1943, last serving the Columbia Church of God from 1985 through 1993. Pastor Lucas served on the Commission of Missions and Church Development and helped established the Lititz First Church of God. He was president of the Conference in 1963 and had the privilege to ordain six young men to the Gospel Ministry, one of them being his son, Thomas L. Lucas. He served on the Board of Trustees at the Church of God Home in Carlisle, Pa., and was secretary of that board for six years. He also represented his Conference as a delegate to the sessions of the General Conference of the Churches of God on at least five different occasions between 1965 and 1986.

     In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children, Rev. Dr. Thomas L. Lucas and wife Judy of Dillsburg, Pa., James P. Lucas and wife Stacey of Savannah, Ga., and Ruth and husband Charles A. Moyer of Mount Joy; stepchildren, Shirley and husband Larry Basham Marietta, Velma and husband John Ruth, Mount Joy, and John Haverstick and wife Fran of Augusta, Alaska; 14 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and his sister, Zette Smith of Brunswick, Md.
      Funeral services will be held from the Central Manor Church of God, 387 Penn St. (Route 999) Washington Boro, on Monday at 2 p.m. Interment will be in Windsor Cemetery, York County. There will be no viewing Sunday evening. Friends may call at the church on Monday from 12 noon until the time of service.
     At the request of the family, please do not send flowers. Contributions to the Columbia First Church of God, 43 N. Seventh St., Columbia PA 17512, in PastorLucas's memory, would be deeply appreciated. Arrangements are by the Clyde W. Kraft Funeral Home, Inc. Columbia/Landisville.

Mrs. Mary Virginia Morsberger (Cooper) Class 1930
As originally published on Thursday, June 8, 2006.

     Mary Virginia Morsberger Cooper, age 93, of Brunswick, died Wednesday, June 7, 2006 at Washington County Hospital in Hagerstown.
     Born on January 18, 1913 in Brunswick, she was a daughter of the late John Henry Morsberger and Golda Arnette Morsberger.
She was a member of the Bethany Lutheran Church at Brunswick. She was also a member of the Pythian Sisters and the Brunswick Senior Center.
     Survivors include one daughter, Mary Ann Daugherty of Knoxville; two sons, Harold G. Cooper of Jefferson and Donald R. Cooper of Sharpsburg; 12 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
     In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Glenn I. Cooper; four sisters, Bertie Michaels, Dorothy Cooper, Norma Cooper Bossen and Helen Morsberger; and three brothers, Richard Morsberger, Douglas Morsberger and John Morsberger.
     A graveside funeral service will be held on Saturday, June 10, 2006 at 11:00 a.m., at Park Heights Cemetery in Brunswick. Pastor Andrea Ernest will officiate.
     The family will receive friends at the John T. Williams Funeral Home, 100 Petersville Road, Brunswick, Md. on Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. For the convenience of friends, the funeral home will be open on Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
     Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, 839 Quince Orchard Blvd., Suite E., Gaithersburg, MD 20878
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Mrs. Mildred Nalley (Walker) Class of 1944
As originally published on Thursday, May 25, 2006.

Mildred Blanche Walker, 79, of 15 East H. Street, Brunswick, died Wednesday, May 24, 2006, at Frederick Memorial Hospital in Frederick.
      She was born April 15, 1927, in Brunswick, daughter of the late James W. Rooney Sr. and Milley M. Nalley.
She was employed by National Geographic Magazine for 20 years doing special file analysis.
     She was a member of the Grace Episcopal Church in Brunswick, the American Legion Auxiliary Post 96 of Brunswick, the Moose Lodge Auxiliary #1582 of Brunswick and the AARP.
     She is survived by a daughter, Lisa and husband Mark Shankle of Brunswick; grandchildren, Larissa and Lucy Shankle of Brunswick; brothers, James W. and wife Patsy Rooney of Brunswick and Raymond and wife Brenda Rooney of Brunswick; numerous nieces and nephews; and devoted friends, Rita Webber, Rudie Staples, Mary Deavers and Betty Delphey Gaither, all of Brunswick.
     Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 51 years, Earl Walker, who passed away in 1995.
     A funeral service will be held Saturday, May 27, 2006, 11 a.m., at Grace Episcopal Church, 114 East A Street, Brunswick. The Rev. Frank E. Fortkamp will officiate.
     Interment will be at Locust Valley Cemetery, Middletown.
Visitation will be at the John T. Williams Funeral Home, 100 Petersville Road, Brunswick, n Friday, May 26, 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. The funeral home will be open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Mrs. JoeAnn Rickerds (Higdon) Class 1952
As originally published on Wednesday, May 17, 2006.

JoeAnn Higdon, 71, of Knoxville, died on Tuesday, May 16 at her residence. Born on     
     October 24, 1934 in Knoxville, Mrs. Higdon was a daughter of the late George D. Rickerds and Leoda Coblentz Rickerds.
She was a retired switchboard operator with the Washington County School Board. She was a member of the Brownsville Church of the Brethren.
     She is survived by two nieces, Beth O. Lowery at home and Sherry L. Purkey of Frederick; one nephew, R. Shane Lowery and Karen Metz of Knoxville; great-nieces, Dawn M. Conner of Hagerstown; Stacy Lowery and Eddie Eury of Brunswick and Heather B. Lowery of Knoxville; great-great-nephew, Eli-Jah Bonitto; great-great-nieces, Roxi Conner, Kayla Eury, Ashley Lowery and several other nieces and nephews.
     She is preceded in death by her parents and husband, Russell Eugene Higdon.      
Funeral services will be held on Friday, May 19, 2006 at 2:00 p.m. at the Brownsville Church of the Brethren in Brownsville, Md.
     Pastor Dan Johnson will be officiating. Interment will be at Brownsville Heights Cemetery.
     The family will receive friends at the John T. Williams Funeral Home, 100 Petersville Rd., Brunswick, Md., on Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. For the convenience of friends, the funeral home will be open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
     Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Washington County, Western Md. Hospital, 1500 Pennsylvania Ave., 3rd floor, Hagerstown, MD 21742

Leroy E. Logue Class 1946
Herald Mail 5/13/2006

      Leroy E. "Bud" Logue, 77, of 17399 Oak Ridge Drive in Hagerstown, Md., surrounded by family, friends and Pastor, went home to be with his Lord on Thursday, May 11, 2006.
     Born Friday, May 10, 1929, in Brunswick, Md., he was the son of the late Roy Turner Logue and Pearl McQuay Logue.
He retired as postmaster from the U.S. Postal Service in Williamsport in 1989 after 40 years of service.
     A veteran of the Korean War, he served in the U.S. Army 10th Headquarters from 1951 to 1953. He was awarded the Bronze Star for meritorious service upon his discharge.
     He was a member of Morris Frock American Legion Post 42, NARFE, AARP and the Postmasters Union.
 He was a member of Virginia Avenue Church of God, and had been a previous member of Christ Fellowship Assembly of God Church, having served as a deacon for many years.
     Bud's only desire was to make certain his family was ready to meet their Lord, and he questioned each one while lying in the hospital.
 He is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Shirley Ann (Yantz) Logue; two daughters, Debra Anthony and husband, David, of Hagerstown, and Tamara Reisinger and husband, Mark, of Mechanicsburg, Pa.; three grandsons, Brent Anthony of Raleigh, N.C., Scott Anthony and wife, Jennifer, of Hagerstown, and Derek Reisinger of Mechanicsburg; one granddaughter, Marsha Reisinger of Mechanicsburg; two sisters, Jean Troxell of Frederick, Md., and Betty Runner and husband, Jim, of Fayetteville, N.C.; two nieces; and one nephew.
     Services will be Monday, May 15, 2006, at 10:30 a.m. at Virginia Avenue Church of God, 17306 Virginia Ave., Hagerstown, with the Rev. A. Paul Harne and the Rev. Shawn Bushman officiating.
     The family will receive friends Sunday, May 14, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, 1331 Eastern Blvd. North, Hagerstown, and Monday one hour prior to services.
     Interment with military honors will be Monday, May 15, 2006, at 2:30 p.m. in Sunset Memorial Gardens, Cumberland, Md.
 Memorial donations may be made to Virginia Avenue Church of God, 17306 Virginia Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21740 or American Cancer Society, Washington County Unit, 1037 Haven Road, Hagerstown, MD 21742

Mrs. Catherine Bohrer (Harrington) Class 1941
As originally published on Monday, May 1, 2006.

     Catherine Bohrer Harrington, 82, of Jefferson, died Saturday, April 29, 2006 at Vindobona Nursing Home.         
She was born on May 5, 1923 in Brunswick and was the daughter of the late Ira Irvin and Edna Cannon Bohrer.
     She was the wife of B. Richard Harrington of Jefferson.
After graduating from Brunswick High School in 1941, she worked for New York Life Insurance Company in Washington, D.C.
     In addition to her husband, she is survived by son, Timothy Lee Harrington and wife Paula of Norman, Okla.; daughter, Debra Charlene Stohr of Bear, Del.; granddaughters, Liz Harrington and Marie Torbert; grandson, Brandon Robert Stohr; great-granddaughter Kailyn Torbert; and brother, Jay W. Main Jr. of Brunswick. She was preceded in death by her brother, William Irvin Bohrer.
     She was of the Protestant faith, and a member of Naomi Chapter 20, Order of the Eastern Star at Stanton, Del. She was one of the founding members of the Brunswick Arts Association, and enjoyed a wide range of artistic painting and handicraft work.
     The family will receive visitors at the John T. Williams Funeral Home, 100 Petersville Rd., Brunswick, on Tuesday, May 2, 2006 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. For the convenience of friends, the funeral home will be open on Tuesday from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Services will be held on Wednesday, May 3, 2006 at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home with the Rev. Ed Jordan officiating. Interment will be in Park Heights Cemetery, Brunswick.
     In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer's Association, 108 Byte Dr., Frederick, MD 21702 or to Hospice of Frederick County, P.O. Box 1799, Frederick, MD 21702

Leroy Dixon Class 1941

Reported by  relative no additional information as to date etc.

William L Cornelius Sr. Class 1950
Glenn Burnie paper

"William l. Cornelius, sr. 73, of Linthicum Hgts., Md. Died of cancer on October 1, 2005, at his home.  He was born August 9, 1932, in Brunswick, Md., and also lived in Glen Burnie for many years before retiring in 1989 and moving to Ft. Myers, Florida.  He and his wife Ginny moved to Linthicum Hgts. in 2001 to be near their family.  They were married for 51 years. 

Mr. Cornelius formerly served as a staff sergeant in the air force; he also served in the air force reserves for two years. 

He was preceeded in death by his parents, Mabel Chaney and Donald Cornelius.  In addition to his wife, he is survived by one son, William Cornelius, Jr., two daughters, Vera Spilker and Cheryl Collier, and seven grandchildren.
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Ms. Nina Moss (Lawson) Class 1961
As originally published on Saturday, April 22, 2006.

     Nina Lee Lawson, of Braddock Heights, died on Friday, April 21, 2006, at Frederick Memorial Hospital.
     Mrs. Lawson was born on June 25, 1942, in Brunswick. She was a daughter of the late Paul M. Moss and Margaret "Pansy" Dunn Moss.
     She was a beautician with Ivan's Beauty Shop at Brunswick.
She was a member of the Grace Episcopal Church at Brunswick. She was the 1961 graduate of Brunswick High School and graduate of Martinsburg Beauty School. She was a member and Past Grand Chief of Mountain City Temple No. 14 of the Pythian Sisters at Frederick. She was a member of the Loyal Order of Moose Chapter No. 660 and fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie No. 1136, both of Brunswick. She was an avid bingo player.
     She is survived by her husband of 42 years, Carroll L. Lawson, at home; one daughter, Dottie Brotzman and husband Archie of Easton, Pa.; three sons, Lenny Lawson and wife Maxie of Brunswick, Todd Lawson and wife Kristie of Hagerstown and Eric Lawson, at home; two sisters, Reta Mucer and husband Gerald of Brooksville, Fla. and Mary Sue Bohrer and husband Paul of Hedgesville, W.Va.; three brothers, David Moss of Frederick, George Moss and wife Lois Ann of Brunswick and Tony Moss of Brunswick; ten grandchildren, Adam, Aaron, Ashlee and Archie IV Brotzman, Lisa, Christopher, Brendan and Joshua Lawson and Ashley and Chuck Wilburn; and many nieces and nephews.
     A funeral service will be held on Monday, April 24, 2006, at 1:00 p.m., at John T. Williams Funeral Home, 100 Petersville Road, Brunswick, Md. Chaplain Warren Litchfield will officiate. Interment will be in St. Marks Cemetery, Petersville, Md. Pallbearers will be Paul Bohrer, George Moss, David Moss, Gary Smith, Curtis Lawson and Jack Nightingale.
     The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday and Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. For the convenience of friends, the funeral home will be open on Sunday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. The Pythian Sisters will conduct a memorial service on Sunday at 7:30 p.m. at the funeral home.
     In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, Frederick County Chapter, 33 East Patrick St., Frederick, MD 21701

Kenneth W. Baker, Class 1979

JUNE 9, 1961-MARCH 24, 2006

PAEONIAN SPRINGS, W.Va. - Kenneth Wayne Baker, 44, of Paeonian Springs, died Friday, March 24, 2006, at his home.
 Born June 9, 1961, in Ranson, W.Va., he was the son of William Howard Baker of Ranson and Joyce Bechtol Baker Myers of Brunswick, Md.
     He was a self-employed carpenter.
He served in the U.S. Army with the military police.
     In addition to his parents, he is survived by one daughter, Stacy Baker of Waldorf, Md.; one sister, Denise Kronson of Harpers Ferry, W.Va.; maternal grandmother, Elvinia Bechtol of Brunswick; his stepfather, Marvin Myers of Brunswick; and aunts, uncles and cousins.
     He was preceded in death by maternal grandfather, Wilbur Bechtol.
Services will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at John T. Williams Funeral Home, Brunswick. The Rev. Roland England will officiate. Burial will be in Mount Nebo Cemetery, Great Cacapon, W.Va.
     The family will receive friends Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

Mrs. Alice Axline  (McDade)  Class 1933
As originally published on Saturday, March 25, 2006.

     Mrs. Alice Margaret McDade, 89, formerly of Naples, Florida, died Friday, March 24 at the Copper Ridge Nursing Home, Sykesville. She was the wife of Thomas Lemuel McDade, who died March 16, 1993.
     Born October 15, 1916 in Petersville, she was a daughter of the late Harry D. and Alma Jane Henderson Axline.
     Mrs. McDade was a member of St. Pauls Evangelical Lutheran Church, Burkittsville and the Brunswick Chapter #97 Order of Eastern Star.
     Surviving are two sisters, Nora Coates of Knoxville and Kathleen Bartgis and husband Nick of Mt. Airy; and a brother, David Axline of Apex, N.C. Many nieces and nephews also survive. She was preceded in death by a sister, Marion Snoots; and four brothers, Theodore Axline, Charles Axline, Lee Axline and Eugene Axline.
     Mrs. McDade is at the Robert E. Dailey & Son Funeral Homes, P.A., 1201 North Market Street, Frederick, where the family will receive friends from 9-10 a.m. Monday, March 27 at which time services will begin with her pastor, Kimberly Nunberg, officiating.
     Interment will be in Union Cemetery, Burkittsville. Bearers will be all nephews, Charles Axline, David Coates, Dennis Axline, Jeb Bartgis, Ted Axline and David Axline.
     The family requests that memorials be made in memory of Mrs. McDade to the Shriner's Hospital for Children, 3551 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19140-4131

 

Owen B. Pearrell, 75 Class 1948
Herald Mail 12. 29, 1930-MARCH 13, 2006

KNOXVILLE, Md. - Owen Baker Pearrell, 75, of Knoxville, died Monday, March 13, 2006, in Frederick, Md.
     Born Dec. 29, 1930, in Brunswick, Md., he was the son of the late James Russell and Edith Wisner Pearrell.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Marie Sigler Pearrell.
     He was a retired electrician, working for the B&O Railroad in Brunswick and Dulles Airport.
He was a veteran of the Korean War, serving in the U.S. Navy.
     He was a member of Bethany Lutheran Church in Brunswick.
     He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 1136, Loyal Order of Moose Lodge 1582 and Steadman-Keenan American Legion Post 96, all of Brunswick, and a member of Chapter 142 Korean War Veterans Association of Frederick.
     He is survived by two daughters, Beverly Ryan of Charles Town, W.Va., and Bonnie Pearrell of Adamstown, Md.; two sons, David Heffner of Brunswick and George D. Heffner of Loudoun Heights, Va.; four brothers, Jerry Pearrell, Richard Pearrell and David Pearrell, all of Knoxville, Md., and Johnny Pearrell of Brunswick; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
     He was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Roxe A. Pearrell; and one sister, Ernestine Reynolds.
     Services will be Friday at 2 p.m. at John T. Williams Funeral Home in Brunswick. The Rev. Noni Sigler will officiate. Burial will be in Union Cemetery in Lovettsville, Va.
     The family will receive friends Thursday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home, which will open at 9 a.m.
     Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Frederick County, P.O. Box 1799, Frederick, MD 21702-1799
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Joseph A. Keefer Jr., 47 Class 1976

JULY 9, 1958-MARCH 10, 2006

     KEEDYSVILLE - Joseph Alvin Keefer Jr., 47, of 3528 Chestnut Grove Road, died Friday, March 10, 2006, at Washington County Hospital.
 Born July 9, 1958, in Charles Town, W.Va., he was the son of the late Joseph Alvin Keefer Sr. and Rose Marie Greenwalt Keefer.
     He was employed by Keefer's Carpentry in Martinsburg, W.Va.
He served in the U.S. Marine Corps.
     He was of the Pentecostal faith.
He is survived by three daughters, Faith M. Esworthy and Jessica N. Keefer, both of Hagerstown and Jolene A. Keefer of Altoona, Pa.; three sons, Joseph A. Keefer III of Hagerstown, and Bryan S. Keefer and Michael A. Keefer, both of Norfolk, Va.; four sisters, Brenda J. Conner of Boonsboro, Mary C. Stone of Brunswick, Md., and Deborah M. Woods and Joann A. Nick, both of Keedysville; one brother, Robert L. Keefer of Keedysville; and three grandchildren.
     Services will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Bast Funeral Home in Boonsboro. Burial will be in Union Cemetery in Burkittsville, Md.
     The family will receive friends Tuesday from noon to 2 p.m. at the funeral home

Mr. Leonard Lucas Class 1936
As originally published on Saturday, March 11, 2006.

     Leonard Sylvester Lucas, 88, of Brunswick, Md., died Thursday, March 9, 2006, at Frederick Memorial Hospital, Frederick, Md. Born August 31, 1917 in Custer County, Okla., he was a son of the late Lee Lucas and Ruth Alger Lucas.
     He was a retired conductor with the B & O Railroad at Brunswick with 47 years of service.
He was a member of the Brunswick First Church of God, former Sunday School Superintendent for a number of years and served on the Board of Trustees. He was a 1936 graduate of Brunswick High School. Mr. Lucas was a life member of Loyal Order of Moose Lodge No. 1582 at Brunswick, former member of Brunswick Volunteer Fire Department, member of B & O Veterans Association and an avid gardener.
     Surviving is his wife, Earlene Barger Byrn Lucas at home; one sister, Zetta M. Smith of Brunswick; and one brother, the Rev. Preston Lucas of Columbia, Pa.
     In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Mary Cullen Lucas; one son, Donald Lucas; one daughter, Peggy Lucas; two sisters, Sally K. Itnyre and Lean C. Young; and two brothers, Raymond L. Lucas and Ray E. Lucas Sr.
     Funeral services will be held Sunday, March 12, 2006, at 2 p.m. at the Brunswick First Church of God, 503 Brunswick St., Brunswick, Md. The Rev. Ernest Witmer will officiate. Interment will be in Brownsville Heights Cemetery.
     Bearers will be Wade Lucas, Ray Lucas Jr., Art Lucas, Earl Lucas, John Taulton and Sam Cullen.
The family will receive friends at the John T. Williams Funeral Home, 100 Petersville Road, Brunswick, Md., on Saturday from 7 to 9 p.m. For the convenience of friends, the funeral home will be open Saturday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
     Memorial contributions may be made to Brunswick First Church of God, 503 Brunswick St., Brunswick, MD 21716.

Mr. Donald J. Rohrback  Class 1941
As originally published on Thursday, February 16, 2006.

On February 11, 2006, Donald J. Rohrback, of Forest Hill, died at his home. He was 83.
     Mr. Rohrback was born in Knoxville, Md., on September 11, 1922. He was the son of the late Jesse P. and Daisy Rohrback (nee Cooper).
He was a graduate of Brunswick High School and a US Navy Air Corp veteran of World War II. He retired in 1981 after 40 years of service with the State of Maryland -- State Highway Administration as a Highway Engineer. He was a member of the American Legion and the Maryland Highway Association. He enjoyed reading, birds, traveling, fishing and airplanes.
     Mr. Rohrback is survived by his wife of 59 years, Bertha P. Rohrback (nee Wilson); children Wanda Raver and her husband Wayne, of Baltimore, Sondra Law and her husband Tom of Smithsburg, Linda Gibson and her husband Mike, Baltimore, and Don Rohrback and his wife Judi, Forest Hill; grandchildren, Dennis Raver, Mike Gibson Jr., Troy Raver, Heather Gabinet, Amy Rohrback, Adam Raver, Daniel Raver, Allen Law and Annalee Law, all of Baltimore; great-grandchildren, Matt Gibson, Valerie Raver, Alex Gibson and Nathan Raver, all of Baltimore; Siblings, Lawrence Rohrback, of Baltimore, Betty Lyons, of Hagerstown and Dennis Rohrback of Severn. He was preceeded in death by sisters Margaret Kurlick & Garnetta Rudy.
     Friends may call at the family owned Evans Funeral Chapel -- Bel Air, 3 Newport Dr. (Rts. 23 & 24 -- Forest Hill) on Wednesday and Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A funeral service will be held 10 a.m. Friday at Centre United Methodist Church, 2409 Rocks Road, Forest Hill, with Pastor David Roberts officiating. Interment will be in Crest Lawn Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be Don Rohrback, Dennis Raver, Troy Raver, Adam Raver, Daniel Raver, Mike Gibson Jr. and Allen Law.

Mr. Charles McLane III  Class 1996
As originally published on Saturday, February 4, 2006.

     Mr. Charles David "Charlie" McLane III, 27, of Waynesboro, Pa., formerly of Brunswick died on Friday, February 3, 2006 at Waynesboro Memorial Hospital. He was the fiance of Heather Jacobson of Waynesboro.
     Born on March 4, 1978, in Frederick, he was the son of Charles David "Dave" McLane and wife Diane of Brunswick and Pamela Dawson Keeling and husband Pat of Knoxville. He was a sales rep for 84 Lumber. Mr. McLane was a 1996 graduate of Brunswick where he excelled in sports playing soccer and was a varsity baseball and basketball player for 4 years. He also played baseball at Bluefield State in W.Va., and was a Maryland Terps fan. Most of all, Charlie loved spending time with his family and friends.
     Surviving in addition to his fiancee and parents are a son, Patryk Torin McLane and stepson Lukas Griffin Jacobson both of Waynesboro; 2 sisters, Shelley McLane of Rehoboth Beach, Del., and Shawn McLane of Lovettsville; a brother, Willie McLane of Knoxville; 2 step brothers, Michael Webber and fiancee Heather Walker of Hagerstown and Alex Keeling and wife Jennifer of Elizabeth, N.C.; a stepsister, Chiara Keeling of Knoxville; a grandmother, Evelyn Marie McLane of Brunswick; aunts and uncles, Monica Cady, Donna Poffinberger, Peggy Griffiths, Tim McLane, Dan "Duck" McLane and Don Dawson. Mr. McLane was preceded in death by grandparents, Charles David McLane Sr., Mildred Painter Dawson and Donald "Shelly" Dawson.
     The family will receive friends from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Monday, February 6, at Stauffer Funeral Home, 1100 N. Maple Avenue, Brunswick. A Memorial Mass will be offered at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 7, at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Catholic Church Road, Petersville with Rev. Larry Gesy officiating
     Interment will follow in the church cemetery.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Epilepsy Foundation, 300 E. Joppa Rd., Suite 1103, Towson, MD 21286 or to the Patryk T. McLane College Fund, c/o M&T Bank, Waynesboro Center Square Office, Waynesboro, PA 17268

Mrs. Thelma E.Hovermale (Devol) Class 1929
As originally published on Sunday, January 22, 2006.

     Thelma Elmeda Hovermale DeVol, 94, of Cary, NC died on Sunday, January 15, 2006 at Wakemed Cary hospital. A native of Brunswick, MD, she was born on September 12, 1911 to the late Howard Burman and Victoria Wilson Hovermale. In addition to her parents, her husband, Morris B. DeVol, brother, Howard W. Hovermale and sister, Ashby E. Schlulze also preceded her in death.
     Thelma was the kind of person you knew had "never met a stranger". She was someone who freely gave to others, regardless of whether they deserved it or not, her total and unconditional love. Slow to criticize and devoted to her family; it is these qualities we will remember far above her worldly accomplishments.
     During her career, Thelma worked for the US government as a secretary for the Department of Labor. She was affiliated with the Methodist faith and was an avid animal lover.
Surviving are her sister-in-law, Rita D. Hovermale of Cary; niece, Laura B. Harris and husband, Josh Harris of Clayton; nephews, Howard S. Hovermale and wife, Amy Hovermale of Angier and Gary R. Hovermale and wife, Sue of Wadesboro. Also surviving are seven great-nieces and great-nephews and her beloved Yorkshire Terrier, "Happy", who brought so much joy and companionship into her life.
     A memorial service will be held at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, January 17, 2006 at the chapel of Brown-Wynne Funeral home, 200 SE Maynard Road, Cary. The Reverend Dr. H. William Green will officiate. Burial will follow at a later date in Park Heights Cemetery, Brunswick, MD.
     The family will receive friends on hour prior to the memorial service, beginning at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, January 17, 2006 at the funeral home.
For those who wish, memorial contributions may be made to the charity one's choice. Tributes may be made to the family at
www.brownwynne.com.
     Local arrangements by John T. Williams Funeral Home, Brunswick, MD

Mr. Ray Lucas Sr.  Class 1938
As originally published on Friday, January 20, 2006.

Ray Ervin Lucas Sr., 86, of Brunswick, Md., died peacefully Wednesday, January 18, 2006, at Frederick Memorial Hospital.
     He was born in Stanley, Va., on May 26, 1919, and was the son of the late Lee and Ruth Alger Lucas.
He was a retired leadman at PEPCO of Rockville, Md., for 29 years.
     He was a member of the Brownsville Church of the Brethren. He was a member of Brunswick Lodge No. 191 of A.F. & A.M. and was a 32nd degree Mason of the Scottish Rite of Free Masonry, SJ. He was a lifetime member of the Loyal Order of Moose Lodge No. 1582 at Brunswick and a lifetime member of Brunswick Fire Department. He enjoyed camping, square dancing and spending time with his family and friends.
     He is survived by his wife, Tannie Lucas at home; one son, Ray Lucas Jr. and wife Linda of Frederick, Md.; one sister, Zettie Smith of Brunswick; two brothers, Preston Lucas of Columbia, Pa., and Leonard Lucas of Brunswick; two granddaughters, Angela McCormick and husband Dave of Frederick, and Lesley Quesada and husband Bernie of Waynesboro, Pa.; three great-grandchildren, Conor and Caitlin McCormick and Joseph Quesada; two brothers-in-law, Jesse Thompson and wife JoAnn and Raymond Thompson and wife Phyllis, all of Brunswick; one sister-in-law, Libby Brust of Rohrersville, Md.; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and close friends.
     He was preceded in death by one brother, Raymond Lucas; and two sisters, Sally Itnyre and Lena Young.
Services will be on Sunday, January 22, 2006, at 2 p.m. at the Brownsville Church of the Brethren with the Rev. Dan Johnson officiating. Interment will be in Brownsville Heights Cemetery.
     The family will receive friends at the John T. Williams Funeral Home, 100 Petersville Road, Brunswick, Md., on Saturday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A Masonic Memorial will be held at the funeral home on Saturday at 7:30 p.m.
     Bearers will be Joey Thompson, Claggie Thompson, Dale Jones, William Jones, Wade Lucas and Charlie Smith.
Memorials may be made to the Brownsville Church of the Brethren for the kitchen fund, 1911 Rohrersville Road, Brownsville, MD 21715.

Mr. Clifford Loy Class 1972
As originally published on Sunday, January 15, 2006.

Dennis Clifford Loy, 51, of Hagerstown, died Sat., Jan. 14, at his home. He was the husband of Robin Baulch Loy.
     Born in Frederick, Aug. 16, 1954, he was the son of Malcolm Lee and Hattie Smith Loy of Jefferson. He was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Jefferson, and was employed as a long-haul truck driver.
     Surviving, besides his wife and parents, are one daughter, Kelli Sue Dick and husband B.J. of Fayetteville, Pa.; three sisters, Diana Price and husband Michael of Fayetteville, Pa., Sharon Maloney and husband Ray of Middletown and Marsha Sowers and husband Darren of Brunswick; one stepgrandson, Johnathan Dick; and several cousins, nieces and nephews.
     The family will receive friends on Mon., Jan. 16, at the Donald B. Thompson Funeral Home, 31 E. Main St., Middletown, from 6 to 9 p.m. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 17, from the funeral home. The Rev. Tracy L. Wiser will officiate. Interment will be made in St. Paul's Lutheran Church cemetery, Jefferson.
     Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 415 N. Charles St., Baltimore, MD 21201.

Mr Wesley Settlers Class 1974
As originally published on Saturday September 13

Mr. Wesley Edward Setters, 47, of 3895 Jefferson Pike, Jefferson, MD, died Thursday September 11, 2003 at Frederick Memorial Hospital

Miss Michelle Elaine Guyton Class 1974
As originally published on Saturday August 25, 2001

Miss Michelle Elaine Guyton, 44 of 507B W Main St. Middletown, Md died Friday, Aug 24, 2001 at her home.

Mr. Franklin Smith Class 1953
As originally published on Tuesday, December 27, 2005.

Mr. Franklin Carvel Smith, 70, of Knoxville died on Monday, December 26, 2005 at Frederick Memorial Hospital. He was the husband of Catherine Tyler Smith, his wife of 49 years.
     Born on March 2, 1935, in Jefferson, he was the son of the late Millard Samuel Sr. and Vivian Trego Smith. Mr. Smith was a life long dairy farmer. He was a member of St. Mark's Episcopal Church in Petersville as well as the Frederick County Farm Bureau, Brunswick Co-Op, Maryland-Virginia Milk Producers, past president of the Frederick County Board of Election Supervisors, Ruritan Club in Petersville, Sons of the American Legion in Brunswick, the Brunswick Eagles and the United Democrats of Frederick County. He and his wife enjoyed country music and going to dances as well as spending time with his grandchildren.
     Surviving in addition to his wife are children: Sheree Hemp and husband Doug of Jefferson, Marvin Smith and friend Pam Moulton of Frederick, Anita Smith of Yellow Springs, and Craig Smith of Frederick; grandchildren: Laura, Jessica, K.C. and Patience; sisters, Helen F. Smith and Gladys V. Smith both of Rosemont. Mr. Smith was preceded in death by a brother, Millard S. Smith Jr. and sisters: Amanda Smith, Catherine Sanbower and Doris Smith.
     The family will receive friends from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m., on Wednesday, December 28, at Stauffer Funeral Home, 1621 Opossumtown Pike, Frederick, where services will be held at 11 a.m., on Thursday, December 29, with Rev Thomas W. Claggett, III of All Saints Episcopal Church, Frederick officiating.
     Interment will take place in Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Frederick.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one's choice.
     Online condolences may be made to the Smith family at www.staufferfuneralhome.com.

Mrs. Marie Kidwiler (Huffer) Class 1945
As originally published on Tuesday, December 27, 2005.

Mrs. Marie Elizabeth Huffer, 78, of Knoxville, entered into rest on Friday, December 23, 2005, at her residence. She was the wife of Harry L. "Rainey" Huffer, her husband of 58 years.
     Born on December 10, 1927, in Washington, DC, she was the daughter of the late Elias and Marie Smith Kidwiler. Mrs. Huffer was a 1945 graduate of Brunswick High School and attended the University of Maryland Nursing School in 1946. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Brunswick where she was a Sunday School teacher, choir member and past President and active of the United Methodist Women. Marie was an active 53 year member and past President of the Worthy Patrons of the Eastern Star. She also a member of the Lioness Club of Brunswick. She was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother and will be remembered by many other family and friends.
     Surviving are 2 children: Vicki Lynn Sowers and husband Michael of Burkettsville, and David Alan Huffer and wife Kelly of Lovettsville; 4 grandchildren: Craig Michael Sowers and wife Kate, Kimberly Rochelle Sowers and friend John David Robinson all of Frederick, Miranda Lee Huffer and Samantha Irene Huffer both of Lovettsville; a great grandson, Aidan James Sowers of Frederick. Mrs. Huffer was preceded in death by her sister, Nellie Virginia Hartman and one brother.
     A Memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, December 28, at the First United Methodist Church, 7 Maryland Ave., Brunswick, with the Rev. Vicky Starnes officiating. A private inurnment will take place in Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Frederick.
     Arrangements are being handled by Stauffer Funeral Home, Brunswick.
Online condolences may be expressed to the Huffer family at www.staufferfuneralhome.com.

Mrs. Helen Eagle (Kable) Class 1937
As originally published on Tuesday, November 29, 2005.

Helen A. Kable, 84, of Shiloh, Pa., died November 24, 2005 at Rest Haven-York. She was the wife of the late Ivan T. "Cap" Kable.
     Mrs. Kable was born on January 13, 1921 in Brunswick, Md. Daughter of the late G. Maynard and Amanda (Kefauver) Eagle.
She was the senior director of the September House Senior Center. She was also a member of Shiloh Evangelical Lutheran Church.
     She is survived by a son, Kim Kable, husband of Mary Anne, of Crownsville, Md. and a brother, G. Robert Eagle of Brunswick, Md. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Mary E. Kable.
 Mrs. Kable willed her body to the Humanity Gifts Registry program. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, December 3, 2005 at Shiloh Evangelical Lutheran Church, 2201 Church Rd. York, Pa.
     In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Shiloh Evangelical Lutheran Church, 2201 Church Rd. York, PA 17404 or to a charity of your choice.
John W. Keffer Funeral Home and Crematory Inc. 2114 W. Market St., York is in charge. www.kefferfh.com

Mr. George Wenner Jr. Class 1938
As originally published on Thursday, November 24, 2005.

George Washington Wenner, Jr., 83, of 605 W. Potomac Street, Brunswick, Md., died Tuesday, November 22, 2005 at Frederick Memorial Hospital. He was born January 28, 1922 in Frederick, Md., the son of George Washington Wenner, Sr. and Violet Hickman Wenner.
     He was a retired engineer with the B&O Railroad with 41 years of service. He was a member of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church and The Knights of Columbus. He was a veteran of World War II serving the US Army Air Forces.
     He is survived by four daughters, Mary Calhoun Rice and husband Calvin of Silver Spring, Md., Sally Ann Lachina and husband Tim of Cleveland, Ohio, Therese Pearrell and husband David of Knoxville, Md., Bridget Wenner and husband Jody Williams of Harpers Ferry, W.Va.; three sons, George W. Wenner III and wife Katryn of Glen Bernie, Md., Michael Wenner of Brunswick, Md., and John Joseph Wenner of Brunswick, Md.; a sister, Evelyn McLane of Brunswick, Md.; and six grandchildren and one great grandson.
     He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife of 53 years, Clara Calhoun Wenner.
A mass of Christian burial will take place Saturday, November 26, 2005 at 10 a.m. at St. Marys Catholic Church at Petersville, Md. with the Rev. Fr. Larry Gesy and Deacon Teixeira.
     There will be visitation at the John T. Williams Funeral Home, 100 Petersville Road, Brunswick, Md. on Friday, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Judes Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tenn. 38105.
     Arrangements are by the John T. Williams Funeral Home, 100 Petersville Road, Brunswick, Md.

Ms. Betty Lou Hawker (Hatcher) Class 1946
As originally published on Tuesday, November 22, 2005.

Ms. Betty Lou Hawker Hatcher, 75, a resident of Reeder's Memorial Home, Boonsboro, died on Sunday, November 20th, 2005 at the Washington County Hospital, Hagerstown.
     Born January 1, 1930, she was a daughter of the late Allen Eugene and Martha Marie Lapole Hawker. Ms Hatcher was a graduate of Brunswick High School; and worked as a telephone operator with C&P Telephone Company. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star.
     She is survived by her daughter, Sandra L. Rudy, and husband John, of Boonsboro; four grandchildren, Heather A. Winpigler, Shane E. Winpigler, Shandi B. Winpigler, and Mark A. Rudy; one great-grandson, Cody V. Wysling; one sister, Gloria A. Hawker Morgan, and husband David E. of Hurlock, MD; two sister-in-laws, Louise Karn, of California, and Vivian Mertz, of Texas; nieces and nephews, Robin R. Vanskiver, Steven L. Morgan, Norma Jean Smith, Penny Karn, Jeannette Cox, Norman Karn Jr, Steve and Daniel Tobler.
     She was preceded in death by a brother, Norman Karn.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, November 22, at the Keeney and Basford Funeral Home, 106 East Church Street, Frederick. Graveside services and interment will be at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, November 23rd at Saint Paul's Lutheran Cemetery, Jefferson, Maryland.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial donations to the Alzheimer's Association, Western Maryland Chapter, 108 Byte Drive, Suite 103, Frederick MD 21702

Mr. Howard Oden  Class 1941
As originally published on Saturday, November 19, 2005.

Howard Paul "Buck" Oden, 81, of Brunswick, Md., died Friday, November 18, 2005 at Frederick Memorial Hospital.
     Born December 19, 1923 in Brunswick, he was the son of the late William "Pete" Oden and Bertha Hammond Oden. He was a retired boiler maker with the B & O Railroad and a retired security guard with the IRS in Martinsburg, W.Va. He was a member of VFW Post 10421, Loyal Order of Moose Lodge 1582 and Steadman-Kennan Post 96 of the American Legion, all of Brunswick. He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Marine Corps.
     Surviving are his wife of 57 years, Betty Ann Oden at home; two daughters, Kathy Dinterman and husband Charles Jr. of Knoxville and Mary Lidie and husband David of Hagerstown; one son, William "Artie" Oden and wife Karen "Poppy" of Brunswick; one sister, Janie E. Groves of Charles Town, W.Va.; six grandchildren, Paula Dinterman, Wendy Remsburg, Jeff Oden, Johnny Winpigler, Michael Winpigler and Angela Lidie; eight great-grandchildren; and special friends Bobby and Frances Eagle of Brunswick.
     In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Paul Robert Oden; and three sisters, Frances Darr, Ruby Reed and Catherine Landis.
Funeral services will be held Monday, November 21, 2005, at 11 a.m. at the John T. Williams Funeral Home, 100 Petersville Road, Brunswick, Md., with the Rev. Edward Hartman officiating. Interment will be in St. Pauls Cemetery, Point of Rocks. Pallbearers will be Johnny Winpigler, Michael Winpigler, Jeff Oden, Randy Dinterman, Bobby Remsburg and Charles "Jr." Dinterman.
     The family will receive friends at the funeral home of Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m.

Mr. Bruce Boyer Class 1950
As originally published on Wednesday, November 16, 2005.

Bruce E. Boyer, 73 of Frederick, Maryland, passed away Monday, November 14, 2005 at Homewood at Crumland Farms. He was the husband of the late Shirley M. Dansberger Boyer who passed away in May 2005. They were married on June 20, 1953 in Frederick. They were married for 51 years.
     Born April 19, 1932 in Frederick, he was the son of the late W. Blessing and N. Gertrude Boyer.
He has been a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, Frederick, since 1967. He previously served on many church committees and he delivered donated clothes to CROP in New Windsor for over 15 years. He also previously played on the church softball team.
     He enjoyed sports and was an Orioles fan. He was an avid Rook player.
He graduated from Brunswick High School in 1950 and after his graduation he was drafted into the Army Signal Corps during the Korean War from 1952 to 1954. He was stationed at Camp Gordon, Georgia, and at Fort Wadsford on Staten Island, New York. He and his late brother Eugene ran the B&B Milk Transpiration for 12 years. He sold his share of the business to his brother and went to work at Fort Detrick in the Accounting Department. After that he then went to work at N.I.H for four years and later worked at I.R.S. for 1 1Ú2 years. He then drove a tractor trailer for P.I.E. Nationwide for 18 1Ú2 years where he retired in 1993.
     He is survived by a son, Larry Boyer and wife Sheila of Hagerstown, Md.; two daughters, Diane Woodard of Knoxville, Md., and Glenna Green and husband Dennis of Woodsboro, Md.; three granddaughters, Susan, Becky and Kim Woodard; and a sister, Betty Piper.
     He is preceded in death by a brother, Eugene "Gene" Boyer.
The family will receive friends at the Stauffer Funeral Home, 1621 Opossumtown Pike, Frederick, Md., on Thursday, November 17, 2005 from 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Friday, November 18, 2005 at 11 a.m. at the Trinity United Methodist Church, 705 West Patrick Street, Frederick, Md., with the Rev. Dr. Harold B. Wright II.
     Serving as pall bearers will be Mike Moser, Steve Moser, Harold Martz Sr., Neil Corselius, Mike Lesperance and Dennis Boyer.
Internment will be in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Frederick.

Mrs. Dorothy Williams (Ayres) Class 1935
As originally published on Wednesday, November 9, 2005.

Mrs. Dorothy G. Williams Ayres, 87, of Middletown, died on Tuesday, November 8, 2005 at Homewood at Crumland Farms, Frederick. She was the 54-year wife of the late Leonard E. Ayres who died in 2002.
     Born on October 18, 1918, in Brunswick, she was the daughter of the late William R. and Betty E. Koogle Williams. Mrs. Ayres was raised by her aunt Bessie Boyer (her mother's twin sister) and John W. Boyer. After moving to Middletown in 1980, she attended Pleasant View Church of the Brethren. Prior to her retirement as the executive secretary for the chief engineer at the Washington terminal at Union Station, she lived in Silver Spring for 27 years. Mrs. Ayres was a very kind and gentle person who looked forward to visiting with family and friends. She and her husband enjoyed eating out at fine restaurants.
     Surviving are two sisters, Anne Randallette of Kensington and Bettie Sapp of Fairfield, Pa.; a brother, Noel Williams of Brunswick; as well as a number of nieces and nephews including nephew John Hedges and wife Pat of Walkersville. Mrs. Ayres was preceded in death by an infant sister, Ruth; sisters Sally Williams and Jane Hedges; brothers Herschel Williams, William Williams, Donald Williams and Beachly Williams; and a great niece, Cathy A. Hedges.
     A memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, November 9, at Stauffer Funeral Home, 1621 Opossumtown Pike, Frederick with the Rev. Beverly Stang, Chaplain at Homewood at Crumland Farms, officiating.
     Interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer's Association, 108 Byte Dr., Suite 103, Frederick, MD 21702.

Mr. Robert (Shack) Shackelford Class 1963
As originally published on Sunday, November 6, 2005.

Mr. Robert "Shack" Moyers Shackelford, 61, of Knoxville, Md., died Thursday, November 3, 2005.
     Born in Maryland on October 2, 1944, he was the son of the late Allen Franklin and Bertha Cooley Shackelford.
Mr. Shackelford was a member of the Loyal Order of the Moose, the Brunswick Aerie #1136, the American Legion Steadman-Keenan Post #96 and the Frederick County Humane Society. One of Shack's biggest pleasures was spending time with animals. He retired from the B. & O., Chessie System, as a car inspector.
     He is survived by his lifetime companion of 27 years Sylvia Mullenix; her children William Mullenix and wife Cindy and Holly Vaughn and husband Rick; his brother Wayne Shackelford and wife Dixie, all of Knoxville; niece and nephews Anthony Shackelford, Deborah Shackelford, Thomas Shackelford Jr. and Allen Shackelford. He was preceded in death by a brother, Thomas Shackelford.
     The family will receive friends at the Stauffer Funeral Home, 1100 N. Maple Ave., Brunswick, Md., on Monday, November 7, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m., where services will be held in the funeral home chapel on Tuesday, November 8 at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Tom Fralin officiating. Interment will be in Brownsville Cemetery.
     Contributions may be expressed to the Humane Society of Frederick County, 5712 Industry Lane, Frederick, MD 21704.
Online condolences may be expressed to the Shackelford family at www.staufferfuneralhome.com.

Mr. Kenneth (Butch) Gaither Class 1953
As originally published on Tuesday, November 1, 2005.

Kenneth " Butch" W. Gaither, 70, of Brunswick, Md. died Saturday, October 30, 2005 at his home.
     Born January 9, 1935 in Brunswick, Md., he was the son of the late Paul William Gaither and the late Mamie Barger Gaither.
He was a member of Faith Baptist Church, Petersville, Md.
     Mr. Gaither was a retired teacher with the Frederick Board of Education where he taught for more than 20 years. He taught at TJ High School and Brunswick High School.
He was a member of the Eagles of Brunswick, enjoyed golfing and loved spending time with his special group of friends. He was also an avid Maryland Terps fan.
     He is survived by a son, Kenneth "Kenny" Hylton and wife Kathy of Texas; two brothers, Norman "Johnny" Gaither and wife Helen of Brunswick and Paul "Delphey" Gaither and wife Betty of Brunswick; four sisters, Pauline Mildred Leach and husband Leonard of Silver Springs, Md., Freda Naomi Shriver and husband James of Brunswick, Rita Virginia Webber of Brunswick, Doris Lorraine Cannon of Frederick, Md.; two grandchildren, Barbara and Warren Hylton, both of Texas; a sister-in-law, Charlotte Gaither of Brunswick, numerous nieces and nephews. He will also be remembered by his large group of close special friends.
     He is preceded in death by two brothers, Benjamin D. Gaither and Harold D. Gaither and a sister, June Ruth Keller.
Friends may call the Stauffer Funeral Home, 1100 North Maple on Wednesday November, 2, 2005 from 2-9 p.m. where the family will be present to receive friends from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will be held at the Faith Baptist Church, 2212 Jefferson Pike, Knoxville, Md. on Thursday, November 3, 2005 at 11 a.m. with Pastor Ed Jordan and Pastor Noni Sigler officiating.
     Interment will be in Park Heights Cemetery, Brunswick.
Pall bearers will be Paul Gaither, James Gaither, Wesley Shafer, Erik Good, Roy Cannon and Donn Miller.
     Memorial contributions may be sent to Faith Baptist Church, 2212 Jefferson Pike, Knoxville, MD, 21758 or to the American Cancer Society, 1393 Progress Way, Suite 908, Eldersburg, MD 21784.
     Online condolences may be expressed to the Gaither family at www.staufferfuneralhome.com.

Mr. Wayne Hawker  custodian at Brunswick High School f
As originally published on Tuesday, October 25, 2005.

    Wayne Larry Hawker, 58, of Burkittsville, Md. died Monday, October 24, 2005 at his home after a long courageous battle with cancer. He was the husband of Nancy Claar Hawker, they were married for 36 years.
     Born, March 24, 1947 in Jefferson, Md., he was the son of the late Richard W. Hawker, Sr. and the late Pauline Tribby Hawker.
Wayne was a member of the Faith Baptist Church, Knoxville, Md. He sang in the church choir for over 20 years and also maintained the church grounds for 19 years.
     He was the custodian at Brunswick High School for 29 years.
In addition to his loving wife, Nancy he is survived by two daughters, Penny Smith and husband Cliff of Burkittsville, Md. and Polly Littleton and husband Mike of Brunswick, Md.; five grandchildren, Tasha Hawker, Isaiah Hawker, Shayla Littleton, Samuel Smith and Schuyler Smith; three brothers, Richard Hawker Jr. and wife Peggy of Jefferson, Md., Joe Hawker and wife Edie of Frederick, Md. and Kenny Hawker and wife Connie of Jefferson, Md.; two sisters, Mary Davis and husband Randy of Yellow Springs, Md. and Patricia Beachley of Jefferson, Md.; his mother-in-law, Marian Chamberlin; in laws, Bill Claar, Lois and Gary Balty, Lori Claar, Joy and Dale Williams, Dorothy and John Evry and Herm Claar. He will also be remembered by his numerous nieces and nephews and all of his special friends.
     Friends may call the Stauffer Funeral Home, 1100 North Maple Ave., Brunswick, Md. on Wednesday, October 26, 2005 from 2-9 p.m. where the family will be present to receive friends from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will be held at the Faith Baptist Church, 2212 Jefferson Pike, Knoxville, Md. on Thursday, October 27, 2005 at 11 a.m. with Pastor Ed Jordan officiating.
     Interment will be in Burkittsville Union Cemetery, Burkittsville, Md.
Serving as pall bearers will be Phillip Hawker, Terry Connell, Herm Claar, Matthew Gregory, John Moore, Ron Lambert.
     In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to Faith Baptist Church, Building Fund, 2212 Jefferson Pike, Knoxville, MD 21758 or to the American Cancer Society, 1393 Progress Way, Suite 908, Eldersburg, MD 21784.

Mrs. Madeline Harper (Porter)  Class 1931
As originally published on Friday, October 7, 2005.

Madeline Rose Porter, 91, of Knoxville, died Wednesday, October 5, 2005 at National Lutheran Home, Rockville.
     Born October 21, 1913 in Brunswick, she was the daughter of the late Leonard Harper and Delia V. Myers. Ms. Porter graduated from Brunswick High School, class of 1931. She was a homemaker and retired as a waitress from the Hawaiian Nite Club.
     She is survived by daughters Sharon Huffman and husband Bill of Rockville, Rita Fry and husband Bob of Frederick, and Faye Henegar and husband Bob of Dublin, Va.; son Arthur J. Porter of Los Angeles, Calif.; sister Faye Dowell of Locust Grove, Va.; 12 grandchildren, Mark, Michael, David and Elizabeth Huffman, Debbie Kline, Michele Amoss, John Fry, Judy Via, Paul Henegar, Jennifer Hodge and Rachel Dalton; and 23 great-grandchildren.
     In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur Levi Porter, who passed away in 1967 after 34 years of marriage; sisters Helen Danes, Daisy Grams and Virginia Stunkle; and brother Earl Harper.
     Funeral services will be held Monday, October 10, 2005, at 11 a.m. at Bethany Lutheran Church, Brunswick, Md.
Pastor Andrea Ernest will officiate, assisted by Vicar Loius Florio. Interment will be in Reformed Cemetery, Knoxville, Md.
     Friends may call at the John T. Williams Funeral Home, 100 Petersville Road, Brunswick, Md., Sunday, October 9 from 2 to 5 p.m.

Mr. Michael Rutherford Class of 1975
As originally published on Saturday, September 24, 2005.

Michael "Mike" Leon Rutherford Sr., 47, of Brunswick, Maryland, died Thursday, September 22, 2005 at Johns Hopkins Hospital.
     Born September 29, 1957 in Brunswick, Md., he was the son of Austin L. and Shirley E. Rutherford of Brunswick.
He was a member of First Baptist Church of Brunswick and attended Brunswick First Church of God.
     He was a 1975 graduate of Brunswick High School. He was previously employed with Mark Brew Plumbing & Heating, Inc., in Clarksburg, Md., and also previously employed with Masters Inc. in Gaithersburg, Md., as a plumber.
     He enjoyed playing rock music with several local bands and recorded several of his own CD's
He was an avid deer and small game hunter and enjoyed fishing.
     In addition to his parents, Austin and Shirley, he is survived by a daughter, Jasmine Amy Rutherford of Kennesaw, Ga.; a son, Michael "Mikey" Leon Rutherford Jr. of Marietta, Ga.; a brother, Kenneth W. Rutherford and wife Laurie of Cascade, Md.; a sister, Teresa L. Rutherford and fianc? Patrick Allen of Keedysville, Md.; and his former wife Stephanie A. Stewart who is the mother of his children. He will also be remembered by numerous nieces and nephews and a special nephew, Jeremy Stocks.
     Friends may call the Stauffer Funeral Home, 1100 North Maple Ave., Brunswick on Sunday, September 25, 2005 from 2 to 9 p.m. where the family will be present to receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral services will be held at the funeral home on Monday, September 26, 2005 at 11 a.m. with Pastor Ernest E. Witmer officiating.
     Internment will be in Lovettsville Union Cemetery, Lovettsville, Va.

Mr. Adrian Reynolds Class 1940
As originally published on Saturday, September 17, 2005.
 

     Mr. Adrian William "Ed" Reynolds, 82, of Frederick, died Friday, September 16 at his residence. He was the husband of Evelyn Lucille Grams Reynolds, who died February 4, 1999.
     Born September 21, 1922 in Sandy Hook, Md., he was a son of the late William and Millie Haines Reynolds.
Mr. Reynolds graduated Brunswick High School. He served in the U.S. Army during WWII in the Pacific Division. He had been employed as a lineman and engineer with the C&P Telephone Co. for over 40 years. He was a member of the Calvary United Methodist Church, Frederick, the Masonic Temple, the American Legion Post #282, Woodsboro, and the C&P Pioneers Club. He was a longtime baseball coach of the Frederick National Little League Lions, an avid gardener and sports fan. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and family gatherings. He was loved and respected by his family and many friends.
     Mr. Reynolds was the last surviving member of his immediate family. Surviving are three children, Patricia A. Lipps and husband Ronald of Frederick, Adrienne L. Yount and husband James of Adamstown, and Edward W. Reynolds and wife Patricia of Woodsboro; a daughter-in-law, Terri Reynolds of Hagerstown; four grandchildren, Ronald Lipps, Jr., Kevin M. Lipps and wife Lauren, Jamie Lamoreaux and husband Matt and Tammy Fink and husband George and four great grandchildren, Kathryn Lipps, Eric and Nichole Sherlock and Emily Lamoreaux. He was preceded in death by a son, Kenneth Allan Reynolds.
     Mr. Reynolds is at the Robert E. Dailey & Son Funeral Homes, P.A., 1201 N. Market St., Frederick where the family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Sunday, September 18.
     Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Monday, September 19 at the funeral home.
Interment will be in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Frederick.
     The family requests that memorials be made in memory of Mr. Reynolds to the American Kidney Foundation, 6110 Executive Boulevard, Rockville, MD 20852.

Mr. Albert Goff Class 1966
As originally published on Sunday, August 21, 2005.
 

Albert "Al" M. Goff, 57, of Knoxville died Friday, August 19 at his home. He was the husband of Edith E. Goff. They were married for 34 years.
     Born December 4, 1947 in Manheim, W.Va., he was the son of Milton H. Goff and Wanda Sigley Goff of Brunswick.
He was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Brunswick.
     Mr. Goff served in the United States Army from 1966 to 1969. He retired as an explosives engineer. He loved hunting and gun smithing. He graduated from Brunswick High School in 1966.
     In addition to his loving wife Edith and his loving parents, Milton and Wanda, he is survived by three children, Robert A. Goff, Milton C. Goff and wife Mary and Tina M. Goff-Kain, all of Knoxville; three grandchildren, Charles R. Goff, David A. Kain and Beau H. Goff; a brother, Stephen A. Goff of Arnoldsburg, W.Va.; a niece, Ivory S. Goff; and a nephew, Alexander S. Goff.
     He will also be remembered by numerous friends.
The family will receive friends at the Stauffer Funeral Home, 1100 North Maple Ave., Brunswick, Md., on Monday, August 22 from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral services will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday, August 23 at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Victoria Starnes and the Rev. Clark Carr officiating.
     Interment will be in Resthaven Memorial Gardens, Frederick.
Memorial contributions may be made in Albert Goff's name to his family at 724 Valley Road, Knoxville, MD 21716.
     Online condolences may be expressed at www.staufferfuneralhome.com.

Mrs Audrey Baker (Zaylor) Class 1945

Audrey Baker Zaylor, 74, of West Simsbury, Conn., wife of Donald T. Zaylor, died March 14, 2004. She was born January 2,1930, in Lovettsville, daughter of the late Tom and Goldie (Fry) Baker, and had lived in West Simsbury for the past 38 years.

     Mrs. Zaylor was a graduate of BHS class of 1945 and Mars Hill College, Ashville, NC and was employed as Assistant to the Head of School at Miss Porter's School in Farmington for many years prior to her retirement.

     Besides her husband she is survived by five sons; three daughters; a brother, Russell Baker of Leesburg, VA; two sisters, Doris Groh and Mary Keech, both of Catonsville MD; and 15 grandchildren.

     Funeral services were March 19 with burial in Simsbury Cemetery.

Mrs. Helen Cooper (Weaver) Class 1941
As originally published on Sunday, July 17, 2005.

Helen Louise Cooper Weaver, 81, of Walnut Cove, N.C., formerly of Knoxville, Md., died Wednesday, July 13, 2005 at Forsyth Medical Center.
     A graveside service for Mrs. Weaver will be held at 3 p.m. Monday, July 18, at Brownsville Church of the Brethren with the Rev. Doris Doub officiating. The family will receive friends following the service.
     Mrs. Weaver was a native of Frederick County, Md. She was born on June 24, 1924 to the late William I. and Mabel Darr Cooper. She was a member of Nazareth Lutheran Church in Rural Hall, N.C. Helen served as a secretary to the Knoxville Cemetery for many years, also serving on the Brunswick Food Bank. She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter "Pete" Weaver.
     She is survived by a son, Mark I. Weaver; and a daughter, Donna W. Gaynor, both of Walnut Cove; two sisters, Alice Oaks of Gapland, Md., and Delores Caufman of Blue Ridge Summit, Pa.; one brother, Jackie Cooper of Knoxville, Md.; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
     Burroughs Funeral Home, of Walnut Cove, N.C. and Williams Funeral Home, of Brunswick, Md., are serving the Weaver family.
Memorial contributions may be made to the March of Dimes, 210 Cloverdale Ave., Suite 1C, Winston-Salem, NC 27103

Mr. Gene Robert (Rat) Stull Class of 1954
As originally published on Monday, July 11, 2005.

     Mr. Gene "Bob" R. Stull, 69, of Frederick, died on Friday, July 8, 2005 at University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore. He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Dorothy A. Stull. Born on March 9, 1936 in Frederick County, he was a son of the late James W. and Emma G. (Ausherman) Stull.
     Mr. Stull was a member of Parkway Community Church of God , Frederick. He was employed for 27 years with Eastern Airlines and later with the Frederick County government, from where he retired. He devoted his life to his family. He was a veteran, having served in the U.S. Army, was a member of the Moose Lodge and the Eagles Lodge, both of Brunswick. He was an enthusiastic NASCAR and sports fan.
     Surviving besides his wife are one daughter, D. Jean-Marie Creighton and husband Bruce of Ijamsville; one granddaughter, Mackenzie Brooke Creighton; two step-grandchildren, Krista Renee Creighton, Jonah Lee Creighton; one sister, Darlene Morsberger of Brunswick; his mother-in-law, Alverta Carty of Frederick; a special great-niece and great-nephew, Jessica Morsberger and Jared Morsberger; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. He was preceded in death by a brother, James W. Stull.
     Family will receive friends at Stauffer Funeral Home, 1621 Opossumtown Pike, Frederick, on Tuesday, July 12, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday at 2 p.m. with the Rev. David L. Meador officiating. Interment in Resthaven Memorial Gardens, Frederick. Pallbearers will be Randy Morsberger, Kenny Morsberger, Mike Morsberger, Troy Twentey, Blaire Ogle and Chad Ogle. Memorial contributions may be made to the Parkinson's Disease Support Group, P.O. Box 213, Walkersville, MD 21793.

Mr. Robert Foreback Class of 1945
As originally published on Saturday, July 9, 2005.

Robert "Pops" Willis Foreback, of Winchester, Va. and formerly of Purcellville, Va., died July 7, 2005 in Winchester Medical Center at age 77.
     Pops was born October 14, 1927 in Brunswick, Md. to the late William and Adlai Foreback. He was also preceded in death by one son, Timothy M. Foreback, and two brothers, Howard and Charles Foreback.
     Pops retired after 40 years of service with VDOT, he was a life member of the Purcellville Volunteer Fire Company and member of the Purcellville American Legion and the Purcellville Baptist Church.
     He is survived by sons, Robert C. Foreback of Inwood, W.Va., Victor Foreback of Charles Town, W.Va., Michael Foreback of Stephens City, Va., and Sammy Foreback of Flint Hill, Va.; daughter, Tina Hummer of Winchester, Va.; brother, Donald Foreback of Houston, Texas; sisters, Helen Minnick of Brunswick, Md. and Anna Dawson of Brunswick, Md.; ten grandchildren and five great grandchildren.
     The family will receive friends Sunday, July 10 from 2-4 p.m. at Hall Funeral Home of Purcellville, Va. Services will be held at the funeral home on Monday July 11 at 11 a.m. with interment following in Riding Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery in Stephens City, Va.
     Memorial contributions may be given to the Purcellville Volunteer Fire Company or the Purcellville Baptist Church. Arrangements are by Hall Funeral Home of Purcellville, Va.

Mrs. Mary Hahn (Weatherall) Class 1959
As originally published on Sunday, July 3, 2005.

Mrs. Mary Ann Hahn Sigler Weatherall, 64, of Frederick, formerly of Brunswick, died on Friday, July 1, at the Frederick Memorial Hospital, Frederick.
     She was born April 23, 1941 in Petersville, the daughter of Louise Trail Hahn and the late Millard F. Hahn. Mrs. Weatherall was a retired secretary with NIH at Bethesda.
Surviving are her mother, Louise Trail Hahn of Jefferson; husband, Steven Weatherall of Nottingham, England; two daughters, Sherri Sigler of Brunswick and Jeanie Hawes and husband Dorrell of Charles Town, W.Va.; on son, David Ray Sigler of Baltimore; a brother, Ronnie Hahn and wife Gwen of Knoxville; three granddaughters, Krissy Sigler, Katie Hawes and Laura Hawes; and one nephew, Tony Hahn.
     She was preceded in death by her father, Millard F. Hahn.
A memorial service will be held Thursday, July 7, at 11 a.m. at the John T. Williams Funeral Home, 100 Petersville Road, Brunswick, Md. Internment will be in Saint Paul's Lutheran Cemetery in Jefferson, Md. There will be no visitation.
     Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, Western Maryland Chapter, 108 Byte Drive, Suite 103, Frederick. MD 21702.

Miss Virginia Koogle ( Burke) Class 1939
As originally published on Wednesday, June 15, 2005.
 

     Virginia Lee Burke, 82, of Reeders Memorial Home, Boonsboro, Md., and formerly of Brunswick, Md., died on Monday, June 13, 2005 at Wa s h i n g t o n County Hospital in Hagerstown, Md.
     Born September 22, 1922 in Brunswick, Md., she was the daughter of the late George Grayson Koogle Sr. and Mary E. Catlett Koogle.
She was a bookkeeper for 28 years at the Cage Brothers Garage in Brunswick and then retired from the Brunswick Exxon. She was a member of Bethany Lutheran Church, where she was also a member of the Sarah Group, Steadman-Keenan Post No. 96 of the American Legion, Fraternal Order of Eagles No. 1136, Loyal Order of Moose No. 600, Pythian Sisters Chapter No. 4, and Order of the Eastern Star, all of Brunswick.
     She is survived by two daughters, Marilyn Lee St. Clair and husband Donald of Beltsville, Md., Ann Elizabeth Smallwood and husband Robert of Knoxville, Md.; one brother, Ernest W. Koogle and wife Barbara of Port Orange, Fla.; three grandchildren, Kelly M. While and husband Tim of Smithfield, Va., Ricci G. Konig and husband Mark of Baltimore, Md., Amanda A. Haskin of Knoxville, Md.; six great-grandchildren, Bryan St. Clair, Roy St. Clair, Mallory While, Bailey, Kennedy and Gracie Haskin. She was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Mary Pearl Slagle; brother, George Grayson Koogle Jr.; and grandson, James Luther St. Clair.
     A funeral service will be held Friday, June 17, at 11 a.m., from the Bethany Lutheran Church in Brunswick, Md., with Pastor Andrea Ernest officiating. Interment in Lutheran Cemetery, Middletown, Md. Visitation will be Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the John T. Williams Funeral Home, 100 Petersville Road, Brunswick, Md.
     Memorial contributions may be made to Bethany Lutheran Church, First Ave. and A Street, Brunswick, MD 21716.

Helen L. Thompson (Eshbaugh) Class 1935
Herald Mail JULY 5, 1919-JUNE 2, 2005

BRUNSWICK, Md. - Helen L. Eshbaugh, 85, of Brunswick, died Thursday, June 2, 2005.
     Born July 5, 1919, in Brunswick, she was the daughter of the late Melvin V. and Virginia Hull Thompson.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Jerry J. Eshbaugh Jr., in 1997.
     She was a homemaker.
She was a member of Faith Assembly of God in Brunswick.
     She is survived by two daughters, Donna J. Harding and Pat Cabe, both of Brunswick; five sons, Jerry Eshbaugh, Bill Eshbaugh, Mike Eshbaugh, Joe Eshbaugh and Kenny Eshbaugh, all of Brunswick; three sisters, Susie Fravel, Theresa Shepherd and Betty Grove; seven grandchildren; and great-grandchildren.
     She was preceded in death by one sister, Irene Harper, and one brother, Howard Thompson.
Services will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Faith Assembly of God, Brunswick. Pastor Gary Heffler will officiate. Burial will be in Union Cemetery, Lovettsville, Va.
     The family will receive friends today from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at Stauffer Funeral Home, Brunswick.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Faith Assembly of God, 3700 Burkittsville Road, P.O. Box 6, Brunswick, MD 21716.

Mr. Robert Hoopengardner Class 1973
As originally published on Tuesday, May 24, 2005.

Robert "Bobby" Louis Hoopengardner, 49, of 47 Mount Overlook Drive, Harpers Ferry, W.Va., formerly of Brunswick, died on Saturday, May 21, 2005 at his home.
     Born July 21, 1955 in Knoxville, he was the son of James W. Hoopengardner Sr. and Marjorie Cooper Hoopengardner.
He was a self-employed carpenter in the construction industry. He was a member of the New York Hill United Methodist Church at Brunswick, Md.
     He is survived by his wife, Teresa Hoopengardner of Frederick; daughters, Shanna and Brooke Hoopengardner, both of Frederick; sisters, Doris Harding of Brunswick, Robin Fowler of Frederick and Teresa Ahalt of Frederick; brothers, James W. Hoopengardner Jr. of Harpers Ferry, W.Va., Thomas E. Hoopengardner of Frederick, and Paul L. Hoopengardner Sr. of Brunswick; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and nephew, Thomas E. Hoopengardner Jr.
     A funeral service will be held Thursday, May 26 at 11 a.m. at the John T. Williams Funeral Home, 100 Petersville Road, Brunswick. The Rev. Noni Sigler will officiate. Interment Park Heights Cemetery, Brunswick. Visitation will be Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. For the convenience of friends, the funeral home will be open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Mrs. Mary Ellen Griffith (Corun) Class 1940
As originally published on Wednesday, May 11, 2005.

     Mary Ellen Griffith (Corun), 84, of 4723 Old Middletown Road, Jefferson, died on Tuesday, May 10, 2005 at Northampton Manor, Frederick. Born April 20, 1921 in Frederick, she was a daughter of the late Arthur G. Griffith and Hulda Wynkoop Griffith.
     She was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church and the Ladies Auxiliary of the Jefferson Volunteer Fire Co. both at Jefferson.
She is survived by a daughter, Patricia E. Corun and friend Richard Powell of Brunswick; a son, John R. Corun III and wife Eileen of Baltimore; sister, Lois Nelson of Laurel; sister-in-laws, Jeanne Wheeler and Ruth Griffith both of Brunswick; several nieces and nephews; and a very dear friend, Marie Hemp of Jefferson. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, John R. Corun; and three brothers, Mervin Griffith, Kenneth Griffith and Donald Griffith.
    
A graveside funeral service will be held Thursday, May 12 at 11 a.m. at Jefferson Lutheran Cemetery in Jefferson, with the Rev. Virginia Price officiating. Interment in Jefferson Lutheran Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Frederick County, P.O. Box 1799, Frederick, MD 21702. Arrangements by John T. Williams Funeral Home, Brunswick

Harry M. Burns, Class of 1931
Hearld Mail Hagerstown 4/20/2005

JULY 14, 1912-APRIL 18, 2005
BRUNSWICK, Md. - Harry Marion "Dutch" Burns, 92, of 1100 Peach Orchard Lane, died Monday, April 18, 2005, at Citizens Nursing Home in Frederick, Md.
     Born July 14, 1912, in Stanley, Va., he was the son of the late Harry Austin and Helen Kibler Burns.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Kelley Burns.
     He was a retired boilermaker and carman with the B&O Railroad and formerly owned and operated Burns Liquor Store for 20 years.
He was a member of First United Methodist Church.
     He was a member and past governor and pilgrim of Loyal Order of Moose Lodge 1582, a member of Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 1136 and Metro CB Club.
     He is survived by one son, Harry N. Burns of Jefferson, Md.; four grandchildren, Harry N. Burns Jr. and Sherry L. Burns-Heffner, both of Jefferson, Melanie D. Burns-Kentner of Montgomery, Ala., and Emily S. Burns of Nashville, Tenn.; and nine great-grandchildren.
     Services will be Friday at 10 a.m. at John T. Williams Funeral Home in Brunswick. The Rev. Vicky Starnes will officiate. Burial will be in Brownsville Heights Cemetery.
     The family will receive friends today and Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home, which will open at 9 a.m.
Memorial donations may be made to First United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 217, Brunswick, MD 21716.

Mr. Charles McLane Sr. Class 1937
As originally published on Wednesday, April 13, 2005.

Charles David McLane Sr., of 609 W. Potomac St., Brunswick, died on Saturday, April 9, 2005 at Frederick Memorial Hospital.
     Born Sept. 29, 1920 in Brunswick, he was the son of David William and Margaret Donovan McLane.
He had been a Maryland State Police Officer, Maryland Parole Office, and retired as a special agent with the Maryland Alcohol and Tobacco Tax Enforcement Unit. He was a member of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church of Brunswick where he was Lay Coorporator appointed by Father Hiltz and carried on for Father Gesy until his illness. He also served on the Board of Directors. He was a 1937 graduate of Brunswick High School. He volunteered on the Board of Directors of the Brunswick Library and the Brunswick Museum. He was also a veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Army.
     He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Evelyn Wenner McLane of the home; two daughters, Peg Griffiths of Brunswick and Monica Cady of Hayward, Calif.; three sons, Dave McLane and wife Diane, and Tim McLane both of Brunswick, Dan McLane and special friend Lynn Brewer of Jefferson; one brother, Bill McLane and wife Jean of Bel Air; nine grandchildren, Amy Griffiths, Colleen Cady, Shelley McLane, Shawn McLane, Andy Griffiths, Charlie McLane, Katie Rymer, Kelley Bender and Willie McLane; and one great-grandson, Jameson Bender. He was preceded in death by his parents and son-in-law, Leonard Cady.
     A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, April 18 at 11 a.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church at Petersville, Md. The Rev. Fr. Larry Gesy, assisted by Deacon Tex, will celebrate the mass. There will be no visitation. Interment St. Mary's Cemetery at Petersville.
     Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association of Maryland, 3120 Timmanus Lane, No. 106, Baltimore, MD 21244. Arrangements by John T. Williams Funeral Home, 100 Petersville Road, Brunswick

Mr. Gregory Anderson Class 1982
As originally published on Thursday, March 3, 2005.
 

     Gregory Alan Anderson, 40, of 401 E. "F" St., Brunswick, died on Tuesday, March 1, 2005, at his residence.
Born March 2, 1964, in Frederick, he was the son of Robert Lee Anderson Jr. and Nona Haines Anderson.
     He was a heavy equipment operator with Mid-Maryland Excavating in Burkittsville. He was of the Lutheran faith. He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie No. 1136 and Steadman-Keenan Post No. 96 of the American Legion, both of Brunswick, and Loyal Order of Moose Lodge No. 948 of Charles Town, W.Va.
     He is survived by his mother, Nona Haines Anderson of Knoxville; his longtime companion, Jean Twigg of Brunswick; two daughters, Ashley Mann and Lisa Marie Anderson of Brunswick; one son, Gregory Alan Anderson Jr. of Brunswick; one brother, Robert L. Anderson III and wife Andrea K. Anderson of Knoxville; and several aunts and uncles. He was preceded in death by his father.
     A funeral service will be held Saturday, March 5, at 11 a.m. at the John T. Williams Funeral Home, 100 Petersville Road, Brunswick, with Pastor Stacey Brady officiating. Interment will be in Park Heights Cemetery in Brunswick.
     The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Friday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Pallbearers will be Timmy Ault, Zackie Philyaw, Dewey Tibbs, Dave Wolfe, Tim Beachely and Sean Ganely.

Ms. Dorothy Brooks (Hoffman) Class 1936
As originally published on Friday, February 25, 2005.
 

     Dorothy Elizabeth Hoffman, 86, of Brunswick, went to her eternal rest on Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2005. She was the wife of the late Alvie L. Hoffman, who passed away in 1980. They were married for 39 years.
     Born on Aug. 18, 1928, in Brunswick, she was the daughter of the late Eugene Brooks and Mattie King Brooks.
She is survived by a daughter, Shirley Ann Shores and her husband James of Jefferson; a daughter, Joyce Lee Grams and husband Donald of Charles Town, W.Va.; a son, Jerry W. Hoffman and wife Mary of Gaithersburg; a son, Alvie Leon Hoffman and wife Doris of Germany; a son, David Lee Hoffman and wife Michelle of Brunswick; six grandchildren, Jeffrey, Julie, Terri, Antonette, David and Kevin; three great-grandchildren, Ryan, Dalton and Sarah; two sisters, Annie Hoffman of Brunswick, and Eileen Goetz of Brunswick; and two brothers, Maurice Brooks of Harpers Ferry, W.Va., and Leonard Brooks of Brunswick. She will also be remembered by many nieces and nephews.
     In addition to her husband and parents, she is preceded in death by a son, Kenneth L. Hoffman.
Friends may call the Stauffer Funeral Home, 1100 North Maple Ave., Brunswick, on Friday, Feb. 25, 2005, from 2-9 p.m., where the family will be present to receive friends from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will be held at the funeral home on Saturday, Feb., 26, 2005, at 10 a.m., with the Rev. Frank Fortkamp officiating.
     Interment will be in Park Heights Cemetery, Brunswick.
Serving as pallbearers will be James Shores, Jeffrey Shores, Randy Shores, John Fowler, Dennis Kieft and Raymond Hoffman.

Mr. Earl Nokes Class 1934
As originally published on Saturday, February 19, 2005.
 

     Earl Franklin Nokes, 89, of Frederick, died Thursday, Feb. 17, 2005, at College View Center in Frederick. He was born April 27, 1915 in Frederick, to the late Edgar Henry Nokes and Ruth Almire Foster Mokes.
     Mr. Nokes retired from the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company.
Mr. Nokes is survived by two daughters, Carol Anne Nokes Hays and her husband, Robert of Culpeper and Earlene Lelia Nokes Himes and her husband, Marty of Knoxville; and two granddaughters, Misty Ann Turner and her husband, Cole of Culpeper and Robin Yvonne Walters and her husband, Jeff of Front Royal.
     He is also survived by seven great-grandchildren, Robert Joshua Phillips and his wife Christen, Joseph William Phillips, Jennifer Ann Phillips, Matthew Cole Turner, Daniel Lee Walters and his fiancZ, Misti, Alicia Marie Walters and James Robert Walters; and two great-great-grandchildren, Preston and Alexander Phillips.
     In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Ruby Josephine Nokes; two sisters, Evelyn R. Nokes and Francis J. Nokes; and four brothers, Harry E. Nokes, Francis J. Nokes, Clinton F. Nokes and James C. Nokes.
     A funeral service will be held Tuesday, Feb. 22, at 10 a.m. at Found and Sons Funeral Chapel, 850 Sperryville Pike, Culpeper with Cole Turner officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at Found and Sons Chapel.
     Interment will follow in Culpeper National Cemetery.
Found and Sons Funeral Chapel of Culpeper is handling the arrangements.

Mrs. Beulah Hoar (Miller) Class 1929
As originally published on Wednesday, February 9, 2005.
 

     Mrs. Beulah Virginia "Jerry" Hoar Miller, 95, formerly a longtime Brunswick resident, and more recently of Frederick, died on Sunday evening, Feb. 6, 2005, at Heartfields at Frederick.
     She was the wife of the late Joseph A. Miller, who preceded her in death on Dec. 28, 1987.
Born on June 24, 1909, in Brunswick, she was a daughter of the late James William and Gertie M. Merryman Hoar.
     She was the oldest surviving member of Bethany Lutheran Church, Brunswick, and a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Chapter 79, Frederick.
Surviving is her nephew, Harold Taylor and wife Shirley of Frederick; niece, Sylvia K. Gay of Long Beach, Calif.; and nephew, Wade Reed Jr. of Pennsylvania; as well as numerous grandnieces, a grandnephew and great-grandnieces and great-grandnephews.
     Besides her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by six brothers and a sister.
Friends called at the Keeney and Basford Funeral Home, 106 E. Church St., Frederick, on Tuesday evening, Feb. 8 from 7 to 9 p.m. The service will be on Wednesday morning, Feb. 9 at 10 a.m. in the Etchison Memorial Chapel at the funeral home. Her pastor, the Rev. Andrea J. Ernst, will officiate.
     Interment will be in Resthaven Memorial Gardens, Frederick.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to her church, Bethany Lutheran Church, 109 First Ave., Brunswick, MD 21716; or to Hospice of Frederick County, P.O. Box 1799, Frederick, MD 21702.

Ms. Frances Spitzer (Rollison-Holder) Class 1953
As originally published on Wednesday, February 2, 2005.
 

     Frances Lorraine Rollison -- Holder, "Frankie," 69, of Brunswick, died on Jan. 28, 2005, in Frederick. Born on Oct. 18, 1935 in Brunswick; she was a daughter of the late Frank and Anna Rothenhoefer Spitzer.
     Mrs. Holder worked for Loudoun County Public Schools as a bus driver. She was a past member of Loudoun County Volunteer Rescue Squad in Leesburg, and Purcellville, Va. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Sherman Rollison and her second husband, Marvin Holder.
     She is survived by six children, Julie Wallace of Leesburg, Mike Rollison and his wife Karen of Waterford, Va., Mark Rollison of Waterford, Va., Donna and her husband Doug Rollison of Winchester, Va., Brenda and her husband Donnie Sutphin of Brunswick, and Bonnie and her husband Robert Burke of Lovettsville, Va. She is also survived by her sister, Shirley V. Stine of Frederick; 12 grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren, plus several nieces and nephews.
     Friends were received Monday at the Loudoun Funeral Chapel, 158 Catoctin Circle, SE, Leesburg, Va., where funeral services were held on Tuesday. Interment was in Lovettsville Union Cemetery, Lovettsville, Va.
     Donations may be made to the Brunswick First Church of God, 503 Brunswick St., Brunswick, Md. 21716.

Mrs. Kathryn Hall (Clark) Class 1944
As originally published on Thursday, February 3, 2005.
 

     Kathryn Hall Clark, 77, of Osprey, Fla. and formerly of Brunswick, died peacefully on Jan. 27, 2005 from complications of Parkinson's disease. Born Kathryn Cecelia on Sept. 3, 1927 in Petersville, she was the daughter of Kathryn Mary Quinn and George Thomas Hall.
     She attended Brunswick High School before going on to Madison College in Harrisonburg, Va. She later trained as a medical technician at Garfield Memorial Hospital in Washington, DC where she worked until she married Dr. Gilbert R. Clark. Upon completion of his internship, they moved to Waterloo, Iowa where he practiced pathology and she was a homemaker.
     Following the death of her eldest daughter, Ann, in 1978, she became a founding member of one of the earliest U.S. chapters of the Compassionate Friends located in Cedar Falls, Iowa. The Compassionate Friends, a national nonprofit organization, assists families toward the positive resolution of grief following the death of a child.
     In 1984, she and her husband moved to Osprey, Fla. Over the years, they cruised widely from the Florida Gulf Coast to the Chesapeake Bay on their yacht, "The Spindrift." A day rarely passed that she could not be found doing a crossword puzzle. For many years until her death, she was an avid candy maker and duplicate bridge player.
     Mrs. Clark's husband of 50 years, Gilbert Reed Clark, passed away eight months ago. She was also preceded in death by her daughter, Ann Clark and her brother, George Thomas Hall Jr. Her survivors include two daughters, Joan Clark of Richmond, Va., and Kathryn Clark Campbell of Brookings, S.D.; two sons, Gilbert Michael Clark of Houston, Texas and Reed Andrew Clark of New York, N.Y.; one sister, Patricia Ann Hall of Silver Spring; and seven grandchildren.
     A memorial service will be held later this month in Osprey, Fla. with interment of ashes at a later date in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Waterloo, Iowa.
     In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish, 838 South Tamiami Trail, Osprey, Fla. 34229 or St. Bridget's Catholic Church, 6006 Three Chopt Road, Richmond, Va. 23226.

Ms. Evelyn Gosnell (Ambrose) Class 1940
As originally published on Friday, January 14, 2005.
 

     Evelyn Bertella Ambrose, 85, of Knoxville, died on Wednesday, January 12, 2005 at Jefferson Memorial Hospital, Ranson, W.Va. She was born on January, 10, 1920 in Knoxville; the daughter of Howard W. and Lillian Virts Gosnell.
     She was a retired bus aide for 24 years with the Scott Key Center in Frederick. She also had worked at the old YMCA and B&O Railroad in Brunswick.
She was a former member of Bethany Lutheran Church in Brunswick and later joined the Pleasant Valley Baptist Church in Gapland. She was a 1940 graduate of Brunswick High School. She was a charter member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie No. 1136 at Brunswick, Carmans Lodge, the Degree of Pocahontas at Baltimore and Ladies Auxiliary of the Steadman-Kennan Post No. 96 of the American Legion at Brunswick.
     She is survived by one sister-in-law, Mildred Gosnell of Lovettsville, Va.; one aunt and uncle, Pauline and Eurly Gosnell of Knoxville; two nieces, one nephew and many cousins. She will also be remembered by close friends, Willa and Gene McGaha, Clay Carey, Bill and Ina Stroupe, Joyce Utterback and Ann Feaster.
     She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Raymond N. Ambrose; one son, William "Butch" Ambrose, and two brothers, Millard Gosnell and Howard Gosnell.
     A funeral service will be held on Saturday, January 15, 2005 at 2 p.m. at the John T. Williams Funeral Home, 100 Petersville Rd., Brunswick with the Rev. Wendell McClellan and the Rev. Douglas Strachan officiating. Interment will be in the Reformed Cemetery, Knoxville.
     The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. For the convenience of friends, the funeral home will be open on Friday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
     Bearers will be David Beeson, Johnny Axline, Doug Palmer, Mike Dallas, Clay Carey, and Woody Conner Jr. Honorary bearers will be Wayne Gosnell, Silas Phillips, Richard Orndorff, and Wayne Moler.

Mrs. Carolyn Clary (Bidle) Class of 1967
As originally published on Thursday, November 4, 2004.
 

Carolyn Elizabeth Bidle, 54, of Myersville, died Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2004, at her home. She was the wife of Dale W. Bidle.
     Born in Jefferson, on Dec. 17, 1949, she was a daughter of Myrtle Wright Clary of Jefferson, and the late Jesse M. Clary Sr.
She was a 1967 graduate of Brunswick High School, was employed at the National Geographic Society and retired after 20 years with Farmers and Mechanics Bank in Frederick.
     She played softball for Farmers and Mechanics Bank and was a member of the Orioles Nest. She, along with her friend, Jessica Cline, started the fund raising for the Shelli Grossnickle Fund for Lyme Disease.
     She was recently vice president/secretary of Bidle's Excavating and Hauling Inc. of Myersville.
Surviving besides her mother and husband are one son, Bryan R. Wiles and fiancee Patricia Stine of Middletown; three stepsons, Dale W. Bidle of Georgia, Joshua W. Bidle and fiancee Shelli Grossnickle of Myersville, and Benjamin D. Bidle and fiancee Jessica Cline of Boonsboro; one grandson, Jacob Levi Wiles; one sister, Margaret Arnold and husband Tom of Jefferson; and one brother, Jesse M. Clary Jr. and wife Becky of Keedysville.
     She is also survived by many nieces and nephews, brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law and a very special companion, Mickie, her Jack Russell terrier.
She will also be remembered by the family of Walter and Evelyn Bidle as a special daughter-in-law.
     She was preceded in death by two brothers, George R. Clary Sr. on Nov. 30, 2001, and Robert W. Clary Sr. on Aug. 30, 2004.
The family will receive friends on Thursday, Nov. 4 and Friday, Nov. 5 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Donald B. Thompson Funeral Home, 31 E. Main St., Middletown.
     Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 6 from Zion Lutheran Church in Middletown, where the Rev. Randall Reid, pastor of Salem United Methodist Church in Wolfsville, will officiate.
     Bearers will be Dale Bidle, Bryan Wiles, Joshua Bidle, Benjamin Bidle, Jesse Clary Jr., Michael Clary, Gene Rau and Thomas Arnold.
Interment will be made in Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Middletown.
     In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Shelli Grossnickle Fund for Lyme Disease, c/o Middletown Valley Bank, Myersville Branch, P.O. Box 635, Myersville, MD 21773.


Mrs. Betty Lou Darr (Cavalier-Ambrose) HM Class of 1942

As originally published on Thursday, November 4, 2004.
 

Mrs. Betty Lou Darr Cavalier-Ambrose, 79, of 1080 Martha's Court West, Knoxville, died Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2004, at her residence. She was the wife of      Howard M. Ambrose, at home.
     Born Aug. 31, 1925, in Brunswick, she was the daughter of the late Luther "Lute" Darr and Vivian Porter-Darr.
She was the former owner and dance instructor of Betty Lou's Dance Studio. She opened studios in Brunswick, Middletown, Frederick and Harpers Ferry, W.Va. She also was an artist and bookkeeper.
     She was a 1943 graduate of St. John's Catholic School at Frederick, and attended Georgetown University. She was a member of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church at Brunswick; Ladies Auxiliary of Steadman-Kennan Post 96 of the American Legion and Loyal Order of Moose Lodge 1582, both of Brunswick; Frederick VFW Auxiliary; and Frederick Elks Club and president of Brunswick Historical Society and director of the Brunswick Railroad Museum.
     Surviving in addition to her husband are a stepdaughter, Bonnie K. Levy and husband Bernie of Minnesota; a stepson, Michael A. Ambrose and wife Tammy of Jefferson; a stepgrandson, Bryon Willard and family of Martinsburg, W.Va.; a goddaughter, Shelli Lewis-Crampton and husband Brian and their son Dalton, all of Knoxville; and numerous family and friends.
     She was preceded in death by a former husband, Kenneth "Bubby" Cavalier Jr., and a sister, Pauline Collier Lawson.
The family will receive friends at the John T. Williams Funeral Home, 100 Petersville Road, in Brunswick, on Thursday, Nov. 4 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., where prayers will be given at 7:30 p.m.
     A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, Nov. 5 at 11 a.m. from St. Mary's Catholic Church in Petersville, with the Rev. Father Larry Gesy and Deacon Teixeira as celebrants.
     Bearers will be Brian Crampton, Frank Long, Frank Cavalier, Thomas Lawson, Kenneth Lawson and Carl R. Lawson.
Interment will be at St. Mark's Cemetery in Petersville.
     Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Frederick County, P.O. Box 1799, Frederick, MD 21702.

Mr. Lanny Knight Class of 1957
As originally published on Tuesday, October 12, 2004.

Mr. Lanny Gene Knight, 64, of Delaplane, Va., formerly of Brunswick, departed this life on Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2004.
     Born on July 2, 1940, in Sandy Hook, he was the son of Bernice Louise Knight and the late Samuel Gilbert Knight. He was also preceded in death by his brother, Samuel Gilbert (Junie) Knight Jr.
     Lanny graduated from Brunswick High School in 1957. He obtained his AA degree from Frederick Community College and his bachelor of arts degree in history from George Mason University in 1993. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving from 1957-1961. He was employed at AT&T for 35 years, and was currently employed at Computer Science Corp.
     Lanny was an avid runner and participated and finished the JFK 50 mile hike on many occasions. His many passions included the rivers, swimming, kayaking, boating, diving and enjoying the peace he felt there.
     He is survived by his wife, Mary Elizabeth Knight; children, Kimberly Knight of Pa., and Edith Borg and Michael Raumer, both of Va. He was the brother of Shirley Peg Moulton and husband Wes, Margaret Hambrunch and husband Bill, and Bobby Knight. He had three grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

Mr. James Heffner Class 1942
As originally published on Monday, October 4, 2004.
 

     Mr. James William Heffner, 79, of Monocacy Village, Frederick, passed away on Saturday, October 2, 2004 at the Frederick Memorial Hospital, from injuries he sustained in an accident after his wheelchair was struck by a vehicle.
     He was the husband of Anna Mae Hawes-Heffner, whom he married in 1942.
Born February 25, 1925 in Brunswick, a son of the late Charles C. and Nora V. Hildebrand Heffner.
     He graduated from Brunswick High School and served in the U. S. Navy during WWII. In the Navy, he transported troops onto Omaha Beach, during the invasion of Normandy.
     He was a machinist on the B & O and Chessie Railroads until he retired in 1985. He enjoyed sports, including the Washington Redskins, Baltimore Orioles, and the Frederick Keys. He was a member of the V.F.W. Post 3285 and the American Legion Post 11, both of Frederick. His favorite times, since the loss of both legs was cruising around Monocacy Village in his candy apple red wheelchair visiting friends and neighbors. Also, he was a daily visitor to the Monocacy Village and Village Lanes Bowling Center.
     He was a member of the Maranatha Community Church of God and will be missed by many people, some whom have called him their inspiration. He never gave up and even though handicapped, he lived his life to fullest, despite his limitations. He loved people of all ages, especially children, and also his dogs Maggie and Millie. He was a loving father, grandfather, and great-grandfather.
     Surviving besides his wife at home, are a daughter, Janet Lenore Heffner of Frederick; a grandson, Keith A. Campbell and wife Jennifer of Ellicott City; a granddaughter, Deborah A Smith and husband Mark of Frederick; a nephew, William M. Kubat, wife Sue and their son Mark, all of Brunswick; nephew, John Crovo of Clarksburg; great-grandchildren, Chad Edward Smith and Brandon Matthew Smith, both of Frederick, Alison Deborah Campbell, Alexander James Campbell, and Shannon Nicole Campbell, all of Ellicott City.
     Mr. Heffner was preceded in death by his brother, Malcolm Heffner; two sisters, Violet Kubat and Ivy Crovo; and two nieces, Judith and Patricia Crovo.
Mr. Heffner is at the Robert E. Dailey & Son Funeral Homes, P.A., 1201 North Market Street, Frederick, where the family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m., Tuesday, October 5.
     Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, October 6, at the funeral home with his pastor, the Rev. Jerry Price, Maranatha Community Church of God, officiating.
     Interment will be in Resthaven Memorial Gardens, Frederick.
Pallbearers will be Keith Campbell, grandson; William Kubat, nephew; Chad Smith and Brandon Smith, both great-grandsons; and Mark Smith, grandson-in-law.
     In lieu of flowers, it is requested that donations be directed to Maranatha Community Church of God for the church handicapped bus, which transported Mr. Heffner to Sunday services.

Mr. Gerald Walker Class of 1958
As originally published on Sunday, October 3, 2004.
 

Mr. Gerald L. "Buddy" Walker Sr., 64, of Rosemont, died Thursday, Sept. 30, 2004, at Frederick Memorial Hospital. He was the husband of Catherine A. Walker. They were married for 44 years.
     Born on Jan. 13, 1940, in Brunswick, he was the son of the late Lenwood "Bud" Walker and the late Mary "Ag" Walker.
Mr. Walker was a devout Catholic and a member of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Brunswick.
     He retired as an iron worker from Iron Workers Local 5 in Washington, D.C., where he was employed for 40 years. He was a member of the International Association of Bridge, Structure and Ornamental Iron Workers, Local 5.
     He belonged to the Brunswick Fraternal Order of Eagles and was also a member of the Brunswick Moose Lodge.
     He participated in basketball at Brunswick High School from 1955 through 1958 where he carried the high score record for the most points scored. He also enjoyed softball and was an avid jogger. He had completed five JFK 50 mile runs.
     In addition to his loving wife, he is survived by four devoted sons, Gerald L. "Booty" Walker Jr. and wife Terri of Jefferson, Christopher J. Walker and wife Barbara of Jefferson, Anthony A. Walker of Rosemont, and Timothy A. Walker of Frederick; a devoted daughter, Victoria A. Benjamin and husband James of Cumberland; nine grandchildren, Heather, Kristina, Brittany, Matthew and Luke Walker and James, Jonathan, Abigail and Joel Benjamin; one brother, Anthony J. Walker and wife Virginia; one sister, Judith A. Florance and husband Wilson; two nieces, Jennifer and Susan; and one nephew, Gregory.
     Friends may call the Stauffer Funeral Home, 1100 North Maple Ave., Brunswick, on Monday, Oct. 4 from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. where the family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral services will be on Tuesday, Oct. 5, at 10 a.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Catholic Church Road, Petersville, Md., with Father Larry Geisey officiating.
     Burial will be at St. Mary's Catholic Church Cemetery, Petersville, Md.
Pallbearers will be the four sons, Gerald, Christopher, Anthony and Timothy Walker, and also serving will be James Benjamin, Anthony Walker and Gregory Florance.
     Memorial Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1993 Progress Way, Suite 908, Eldersburg, Md. 21784.

James F. Longbrake,Class 1938
APRIL 6, 1920-SEPT. 25, 2004

KNOXVILLE - James Franklin Longbrake, 84, of 4004 Petersville Road, died Saturday, Sept. 25, 2004, at Frederick (Md.) Memorial Hospital.
     Born April 6, 1920, in Brunswick, Md., he was the son of the late Harry Franklin and Daisy Schroyer Longbrake.
He was a 1938 graduate of Brunswick High School.
     He was a retired clerk.
A veteran of World War II, he served in the U.S. Army.
     He was a member of Lutheran Chapel, Petersville.
He was a member of Loyal Order of Moose Lodge 1582; Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 1136, and Steadman-Keenan American Legion Post 96, all of Brunswick.
     He is survived by two sisters, Virginia L. Cramer of Knoxville, and Sarah Chicchirichi of Charles Town, W.Va., two nephews, one great-niece and one great-nephew.
     He was preceded in death by one sister, Ethel Grimes and one brother, Baughman Chew.
A memorial service will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at John T. Williams Funeral Home, Brunswick. The Rev. Carroll L. Boyer will officiate. Burial will be in Fairview Lutheran Cemetery, Bolivar, W.Va.
     Visitation will be Wednesday at 1 p.m. at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Brunswick Ambulance Co., 200 W. Potomac St., Brunswick, MD 21716; or to Brunswick Fire Co., P.O. Box 156, Brunswick, MD 21716.

Mrs. Alice Steiner  (Carmack) Class 1946
As originally published on Friday, September 17, 2004.
 

Mrs. Alice Eileen Steiner Carmack, 76, died at her residence in Frederick, after a brief illness with cancer, on Wednesday afternoon, Sept. 15.

She was the wife of Marion D. Carmack for 56 years.

Born at Steiners Hill, Jefferson, on June 9, 1928, Mrs. Carmack was a daughter of the late Francis Leo and Ruth E. Smith Steiner.

Mrs. Carmack was a graduate of the Brunswick High School, Class of 1946, and from the Marinello Beauty School in Baltimore, in Dec. of that same year. She had later been associated with the Ecker Beauty Shop in downtown Frederick.

She had served as secretary for a number of years of the PTA of East Frederick Elementary School, and was a member of the East Frederick Homemaker Club.

During her youth, Mrs. Carmack was a member of Saint Paul's Lutheran Church in Jefferson, and had been a long-time devoted member of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Frederick.

She was a member of the Good Samaritan of the Frederick Memorial Hospital, and a life member of the Frederick County Agricultural Society.

The loves of her life were her family, her church, and her home, and of sharing her husband's passion for the Lions Club, locally, nationally and internationally.

For many years, she was a guiding force and helpmate for his many duties to the many Lions organizations for travel both domestic and internationally and in the performance of his obligations in the name of Lionism.

Surviving in addition to her husband are three daughters, Faith Ann Hale and husband, Eugene R. of Knoxville, Nancy Lee Eppley and her fiancZ, William R. Harding, Middletown, and Terry C. Lambert and husband, Donald E., of Frederick; one son, Robert S. Carmack and his wife, Linda, of Frederick; two sisters, Leona Steiner Beers of Seaford, Del., and Winifred Steiner Kohlhoss of Poolsville; 11 grandchildren, Shelly Hale Grenier and husband, Travis, Leslie Hale Ellis and husband, Michael, Jason A. Eppley, Joshua A. Eppley and wife, Heidi, Benjamin S. Carmack, Shannon E. Carmack, Evan R. Carmack, Matthew S. Lambert, Bradley S. Lambert, Amanda B. Lambert, and Jessica P. Lambert; three great-grandchildren, Emma G. Grenier, Kyle T. Grenier, and Ellie Rose Ellis; and number of nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends at the Keeney and Basford Funeral Home, 106 E. Church St., on Friday, Sept. 17, from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Sept. 18, at 11 a.m., from the Evangelical Lutheran Church, Frederick. The Rev. Stacey L. Brady, associate pastor of the church, will officiate. Interment will be in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Frederick. Pallbearers will be Mrs. Carmack's grandsons.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials to Marion D. and Alice E. Carmack Endowment Fund, in care of the Community Foundation of Frederick County, 312 E. Church St., Frederick, MD 21701, or to the Frederick County Hospice, Inc. P. O. Box 1799, Frederick, MD 21702-1799, or the Multiple District 22, Lions Vision Research Fund, Inc., at the Wilmer Eye Institute, P. O. Box 1714, Baltimore, Maryland 21203-1714.

Mr. George Kidwiler Class 1942
As originally published on Saturday, August 21, 2004.
 

     Mr. George "Bill" William Kidwiler, 79, of Knoxville, Md., died Thursday, Aug. 19, 2004, at his home. He was the husband of Beulah Heath Kidwiler. They were married for 57 years.
     Born on Nov. 16, 1924 in Brunswick, Md., he was the son of the late George T. Kidwiler and the late Hazel Cooper Kidwiler.
He was a member of Bethany Lutheran Church in Brunswick, Md.
     He was a dispatcher on the B&O railroad for 43 years where he was a member of the B&O Veterans Employee Association.
He served in the U.S. Army during World War II and was a veteran of the Battle of the Bulge. He also served in the Brunswick American Legions Color Guard and was a member of the 7th Armed Division Association.
     He was an avid Pro duckpin bowler and enjoyed playing cards at the VFW. He was a member of the VFW Post #10421 and the American Legion Post #96 both in Brunswick.
     In addition to his wife, he is survived by one daughter, Linda L. Henson and husband Donald of Knoxville, Md.; two grandchildren, Paula Seiple and Rhonda Pyles and husband Shane; and six great grandchildren, Anthony and Hunter Seiple, Khristena Daugherty, Shawn, Joshua and Jonathon Pyles. He will also be remembered by a special niece, Karen Cornelius and husband Norman.
     He was preceded in death by a brother, Harry T. Kidwiler; a daughter, Dorothy Kidwiler; and infant twins.
Friends may call the Stauffer Funeral Home, 1100 North Maple Ave., Brunswick on Saturday, Aug. 21, 2004 from 2 to 9 p.m. where the family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral services will be on Sunday, Aug. 22, 2004 at 1:30 p.m. at Bethany Lutheran Church, 111 First Ave., Brunswick, Md., with Pastor Andrea Earnest officiating.
     Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Petersville, Md.
Pall bearers will be Dr. Benjamin Weiser, Danny Weiser, Sam Folland, Dwight Crone and Steve Cascio. Honorary Pall Bearers will be members of the VFW.
     Memorial contributions may be made to Bethany Lutheran Church, 111 First Ave., Brunswick, Md. 21716.

 Mrs. Martha Webber (Haugh) Class 1936
As originally published on Saturday, August 14, 2004.
 

     Mrs. Martha Louise Webber Haugh, 86, a lifelong resident of Dill Avenue, and most recently a resident of Northampton Manor Nursing Home, Frederick, died on Thursday, Aug. 12, 2004. She was the wife of the late Raymond Haugh, who died in 1964.
     Born in Knoxville, Md., on June 29, 1918, she was a daughter of the late Clarence R. and Mary Lou Runkles Webber.
Mrs. Haugh worked in the food service industry for most of her working career. She was employed by Kmart in Frederick, and worked in the cafeteria and eatery department of the store. After her employment with Kmart, she became a cashier and worked at both Carmack J's and Wal-Mart in Frederick.
     Surviving family members are one son, Roscoe David Wood Jr. and wife Rosemary of Frederick; one granddaughter, Brandy Baldwin and husband Gary of Martinsburg, W.Va.; one great-grandson, David Baldwin; one sister, Grace Reed of Goose Neck, N.Y., and two brothers, Morgan Webber, and Edgar Webber and wife Lois all of Knoxville. She is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Mrs. Haugh was preceded in death by a sister, Helen Ketzel.
     There will be no calling at the funeral home. Funeral services and interment will be private.

Mrs. Lucy Carver (Myers) Class 1931
As originally published on Saturday, August 7, 2004.
 

Mrs. Lucy Jane Myers, 90, of Rosemont, Md., died Friday, August 6, 2004, at her residence.
     Born, January 21, 1914, in Brunswick, Md., she was a daughter of the late Claude Carver and Gertrude Lucas Carver.
Mrs. Myers was a homemaker and a lifelong member of the First Baptist Church at Brunswick, and taught Sunday School for over 50 years, including youth, young adult, adult and mission groups. She was a member of the Brunswick Historical Society. For many years she helped serve meals to the Petersville Ruritan Club. Her passion was reading books and being a faithful servant of the Lord. She traveled the world through books.
     She is survived by one son, Earskon F. Myers Jr. and wife Edna of Rosemont, Md.; two grandsons, Earskon F. "Trey" Myers III and Alexander Blakeley "Blake" Myers, of Rosemont, Md.; one sister, Betty Ridenour and husband Leon of Thurmont; one sister-in-law, Beulah Carver of Buckhannon, W.Va.; one brother-in-law, Horace Bingham of Portsmouth, Va.; four nieces, Crenell Mulkey, Judy Vona, Barbara Campbell and Mary Lemmons; and three nephews, David Ridenour, Rick Ridenour and Keith Bingham.
     She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Earskon F. Myers Sr.; one son, Thomas Lee Myers; one sister, Mary Bingham; and one brother, Noah "Ras" Myers.
     Funeral services will be held Tuesday, August 10, at 11 a.m. at First Baptist Church in Brunswick, Md. The Revs. James Rousey and Edward Jordan will officiate. Burial will be at Park Heights Cemetery, Brunswick, Md. Bearers will be Earskon F. "Trey" Myers III, Alexander "Blake" Myers, Rick Ridenour, David Ridenour, Thomas Watson and Wade Watson.
     The family will receive friends at the John T. Williams Funeral Home, 100 Petersville Road, Brunswick, Md., on Sunday, August 8, from 7 to 9 p.m. and on Monday, August 9, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. For the convenience of friends, the funeral home will be open on Monday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
     Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church, 3 East "A" St., Brunswick, MD 21716.

Miss Alta Nuce Class of 1931
As originally published on Wednesday, July 21, 2004.
 

Miss Alta Frances Nuce, 88, of Brunswick, died Tuesday, July 20, 2004, at Northampton Manor Health Care Center, Frederick.
     Born Sept. 18, 1915, in Brunswick, she was the daughter of the late William W. Nuce and Grace Crowl Nuce.
She was a retired school teacher with Washington County, Md., Frederick County, Md., and Loudoun County, Va. schools.
     She was a member of the Bethany Lutheran Church at Brunswick. She also was a member of the Retired Teachers Association, 50 year member of the Humane Society, Women's Temperance Christian Union, Senior Collation, ASPCA, Alzheimer's Association since 1988 and the Maryland Chapter of the Arthritis Foundation. She was an avid cat lover.
     Funeral services will be held Friday, July 23, at 2 p.m. at John T. Williams Funeral Home, 100 Petersville Road, Brunswick, Md. Pastor Andrea Ernest will officiate. Interment will be at Park Heights Cemetery, Brunswick. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. For the convenience of friends, the funeral home will be open on Thursday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Mr. Gary Snoots Class of 1953
As originally published on Monday, July 5, 2004.
 

Mr. Gary L. "Boogie" Snoots, 68, of Brunswick, died Saturday, July 3, 2004, at his home.
     He was the husband for 45 years to his loving wife, Patricia A. Moore Snoots, whom he married on July 20, 1958.
Born September 12, 1935, in Brunswick, he was the son of the late Darrol L. Snoots and the late Dorothy Shelton Snoots.
     Gary was a member of the New York Hill United Methodist Church in Brunswick.
He was a graduate of Brunswick High School, class of 1953. He served three years in the U.S. Army from 1958 to 1961, serving two of those years in Germany.
     He retired from the B&O/CSX Railroad in 1994 after serving for 33 years. The last 26 years, he was a Tower Operator in Brunswick.
In the 1970s, he was a part-time school bus driver for the Board of Education in Frederick County. He spent many years in youth baseball in Brunswick. He served as Manager/Coach in Little League, Babe Ruth, American Legion and also the men's slow pitch softball league.
     At the time of his death he was employed by Stauffer Funeral Home.
He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles 1136, AARP, Transportation and Communications Union and the Tuesday Night Glade Valley Bowling League at Village Lanes in Frederick.
     His hobbies included hunting, fishing and bowling, and he was an avid Washington Redskins fan.
His favorite of all was spending time with his family and his grandchildren. Gary was a very devoted husband, father and grandfather.
     In addition to his wife, he is survived by three sons, Kevin Michael Snoots and wife Karen of Frederick, Jeffrey Todd Snoots of Brunswick, and Gregory Allen Snoots and wife Robin of Brunswick; two daughters, Tracey Ann Snoots and fiancZ Donnie Darr of Frederick and Tiffani Michelle Moore of Brunswick; three grandchildren, Corey Michael Snoots, Tyler Daniel Snoots and Brady Allen Snoots; two sisters-in-law, Carol L. Brown of Morrisville, N.C., and Gloria J. Crowl of Jefferson; two brothers-in-law, Fred A. Moore and Dennis E. Moore of Brunswick; and many nieces and nephews.
     He will also be remembered by his longtime friends Helen and Diane Alger and Ronnie and Joyce Weddle.
Pallbearers will be Corey Snoots, Tyler Snoots, Dennis Moore, Randy Brown, Robert Grams and Bill Utterbach. Honorary Pallbearer will be his youngest grandson Brady Snoots.
     Friends may call the Stauffer Funeral Home, 1100 N. Maple Ave., Brunswick, on Tuesday, July 6, from 2 to 9 p.m., where the family will receive friends from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will be at the funeral home on Wednesday, July 7, at 10 a.m., with the Rev. Clark D. Carr and the Rev. Noni Sigler officiating.
     Burial will be at Lovettsville Union Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the New York Hill United Methodist Church, Ninth and Park avenues, Brunswick, Md. 21716; or the Brunswick Volunteer Fire Company, 223 W. Potomac St., Brunswick, Md. 21716

Mr. John Douglas Lewis Sr. Class of 1943
As originally published on Wednesday, June 23, 2004.

Mr. John D. "Poon" Lewis Sr., 80, of Brunswick, died Tuesday, June 22, 2004, at Frederick Memorial Hospital. He was the husband of the late Betty Jane Lewis.
     Born May 7, 1924, in Brunswick, he was the son of the late Harry L. Lewis and the late Edna J. Thompson Lewis.
He was in the U.S. Navy and served during World War II.
     He was a member of the American Legion in Brunswick, and he worked on the railroad in Brunswick for 42 years. He enjoyed baseball and coached Little League and took them to the state and regional playoffs.
     He is survived by three children, John Douglas Lewis Jr. and wife, Gloria, of Jefferson, George Allan Lewis and wife, Lisa, of Brunswick, and Debora J. Painter of Brunswick; four grandchildren, Jason C. Lewis, John J. Lewis and wife, Regina, LeEllen Lewis and Lana Lewis; and one sister Theresa V. Johnson.
     He was preceded in death by two brothers, Harry "Sparky" Lewis and Mason Lee Lewis; and one sister, Madiline Lewis.
The family will receive friends at Stauffer Funeral Home, 1100 N. Maple Ave., Brunswick, on Thursday, June 24, 2004, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m., Friday, June 25, at the funeral home.
     Burial will be in Park Heights Cemetery, Brunswick.
Memorial contributions may be made to New York Hill United Methodist Church, Ninth and Park avenues, Brunswick, Md. 21716
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Mrs. Eleanor Smith (Paugh) Class 1956
As originally published on Saturday, June 19, 2004.
 

     Mrs. Eleanor May "Ellie" Smith Paugh, 65, of Boonsboro, died Thursday, June 17, 2004, at Frederick Memorial Hospital. She was the wife of the late Donald Kemp Paugh Sr., who died May 13, 2001.
     Born in Frederick County on Nov. 23, 1938, she was a daughter of the late Guy V. and Mary C. Zimmerman Smith.
Mrs. Paugh retired after 34 years at Frederick Memorial Hospital as a pharmacy technician. She was a graduate of Brunswick High School, Class of 1956, a member of the St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Jefferson and was attending Luther Chapel in Petersville. She was vice president and director of Merryland Tract Homemakers Club, member of AARP, Frederick Chapter 636, and Red Feather Pocahontas Tribe 59.
     She had a great love for her entire family, enjoyed going shopping, playing cards and loved to travel. Another interesting hobby was collecting and making scrapbooks and photo albums.
     Surviving are her children; two sons, Wade B. Clem and wife Darla of Middletown, Kevin D. Clem of Dunedin, Fla., and one daughter, Lori M. Snyder of Boonsboro; a stepson, Donnie Paugh Jr. and wife Cheryl of Falling Waters, W.Va.; and stepdaughter, Donna Zimmerman and husband Phil of Keymar; two brothers, C. Vernon Smith and wife Lucy of Middletown and Kenneth D. Smith of Wolfsville; two grandchildren, Amber N. and Matthew D. Snyder; three stepgrandchildren, Tara J. Clary, Danny Paugh and Darren Paugh Sr.; three stepgreat-grandchildren, Bradley Earp, Jesse Clary and Darren Paugh Jr.; and many nieces and nephews.
     She will also be remembered by Patsy Smith of Knoxville; Maryann Norris, Louise Rice, Bobby Hargett; and one aunt, Alvina "Bonnie" Wolfe. Friends may call from 2-9 p.m. Sunday, June 20, at Keeney and Basford Funeral Home, 106 E. Church St., Frederick, with the family receiving friends from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m.
     Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, June 21, at the funeral home. The Rev. Carroll L. Boyer, pastor of Luther Chapel in Petersville, will officiate. Interment will be in Resthaven Memorial Gardens, Frederick.
     In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Luther Chapel c/o Mrs. Linda Morris, 4232 Gene Hemp Road, Jefferson, Md. 21755; or St. Paul's Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 637, Jefferson, Md. 21755; or a charity of one's choice.

Mr. Billie Carter Class 1950
As originally published on Monday, June 14, 2004.
 

Billie Franklin Carter, 71, of 12 East "C" St., Brunswick, died Sunday, June 13, 2004, at his residence.
     He was the husband of Joyce Carter, his wife of 52 years.
Born Oct. 6, 1932, in Brunswick, he was a son of the late George William Carter Sr. and Blanche Itnyre Carter.
     He was a retired meat cutter with Roelke's Market in Brunswick. He was a member of First United Methodist Church in Brunswick.
Surviving are his daughters, Kathy Escamilla and Sam, and Kristy Baker and husband, Jimmy, all of Brunswick; a son, Keith Carter of Hagerstown; a sister, Peggy Ann Carter of Brunswick; five grandchildren, Brian Carter, Brandon Carter, Alexia Hindman, Adam Escamilla and Kacie Escamilla; three great-grandchildren, Kera-Jen and Breanna Hindman and Christian Carter; and special companion, Scooter.
     He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, George W. Carter Jr.; and two sisters, Betty Jane Roelke and Patsy Ruth Frankel.
There will be no visitation.
     A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 16, at First United Methodist Church, Brunswick, with the Revs. Nona Sigler and Robert Minnick officiating.
     Interment will be in Brownsville Heights Cemetery, Brownsville.
Arrangements are by John T. Williams Funeral Home, Brunswick

Mrs. T. Lorayne Ridenbaugh (Feaster) Class of 1936
As originally published on Wednesday, March 24, 2004.
 

Mrs. T. Lorayne Feaster, 84, of 620 Brunswick Street, Brunswick, died Monday, March 22 at Homewood at Crumland Farms, Frederick. She was   
     the wife of Chester O. Feaster who died in April 1990. They were married for 49 years.
Born Nov. 4, 1919, in Frederick, was she the daughter of the late Walter A. Ridenbaugh and Mabel Tederick Ridenbaugh.
     She was the oldest member of New York Hill United Methodist Church where she was the recipient of the John Wesley Award for exceptional service to her church and where she played the organ for 20 years.
     She also served as organist for Feete Funeral Home for many years. She served on the Brunswick History Committee, volunteered at the Brunswick Museum and was the first president of the Brunswick Library. She was also a 1936 graduate of Brunswick High School.
     Survivors include one daughter, Sylvia L. Myers and husband Ronald, two grandsons, Bryan Scott Myers and friend Carol Hann, and Mark Andrew Myers, all of Brunswick; and two special cousins, Thelma DeVol and Helen Miller.
     Funeral services will be held Thursday, March 25, at 2 p.m. at New York Hill United Methodist Church, Brunswick, with the Rev. Clark D. Carr officiating.
     Interment will be Park Heights Cemetery, Brunswick.
The family will receive friends at John T. Williams Funeral Home, 100 Petersville Road, Brunswick, on Wednesday, March 24, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. For the convenience of friends the funeral home will be open on Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
     In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the New York Hill United Methodist Church, P. O. Box 217, Brunswick, Md. 21716

Brian Michael Staub Class 1984

Born October 14, 1966 died November 20, 1989

Willaim Eugene Brooks Class 1984

Born July 10, 1966 died January 30, 1988

James Lee Moats Class 1984

Born October 6, 1966 died November 26, 1984

Mrs. Marguerite Mullican (Harsh) Class 1947
As originally published on Tuesday, February 24, 2004.
 

Mrs. Marguerite Mullican Harsh, 74, of 1201 Maple Terrace Lane, Brunswick, died Sunday, Feb. 22 at Kline Hospice House.
     Born July 15, 1929, in Brunswick, she was a daughter of the late Edwin J. Sr. and Mary Darr Mullican.
She was a retired insurance clerk.
     She was a member of the Bethany Lutheran Church where she was baptized on Sept. 13, 1930.
She was a 1947 graduate of Brunswick High School.
     She is survived by a stepdaughter, Nancy Harsh Baker and husband George of Brunswick; a stepson, Dennis Harsh and wife Galen of San Francisco, Calif.; a sister-in-law, Naomi Harsh Orye of Brunswick; grandchildren, William Joseph Slattery Jr. and wife Casey, Galen Harsh Jr. and Benjamin Baker; and nieces, Anna McCoy and Susan Mullican.
     She was the last member of her immediate family.
She was preceded in death by her former husband of many years, Benny Harsh; stepson, Benny Harsh Jr.; sister, Anne Harsh; and brother, Edwin Mullican.
     The family will receive friends at John T. Williams Funeral Home, 100 Petersville Road, Brunswick, on Wednesday, Feb. 25, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. For the convenience of friends the funeral home will be open on Wednesday from 9 a.m. until 9 p.m.
     Funeral service will be held Thursday, Feb. 26 at 2 p.m. at Bethany Lutheran Church, First Avenue and A Street, Brunswick with the Rev. Andrea Ernest officiating.
     Bearers will be Paul Orye, Drew Orye, Kenneth Hovet, Bill Slattery, Ronnie Heltzel and David Celli.
Interment will be in Park Heights Cemetery, Brunswick.
     Memorial contributions may be made to Bethany Lutheran Church, 111 First Ave., Brunswick, Md. 21716.

Mr. Floyd Smith Class 1948
As originally published on Wednesday, January 28, 2004.
 

Mr. Floyd Bradley Smith, 72, of 529 West 'B' Street, Brunswick, died Monday, Jan. 26 at his residence.
     Born Aug. 13, 1931, in Brunswick, he was the son of the late Eugene Bradley Smith and Freda Spurrier Smith.
He was a retired auto body mechanic with Jenkins Motors in Frederick with 25 years of service.
     He was a member of New York Hill United Methodist Church at Brunswick, Petersville Ruritan Club and life member of e Brunswick Volunteer Fire Department.
     Mr. Smith was a veteran of Korean War serving in the U.S. Army.
Surviving are his wife of 49 years, Patricia Ann Smith, at home; a daughter, Lisa Kay Smith, at home; two sons, Steven Bradley Smith and wife Cindy of Dunmore, Pa., and Paul Eugene Smith, at home; one brother, Lee L. Smith and wife Duane of Ellicott City; and six grandchildren.
     He also will be remembered by Robin Brady of Point of Rocks; and Allen and Ernestine Phillips of Brunswick.
Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 31 at New York Hill United Methodist Church, Brunswick. The Rev. Clark D. Carr will officiate.
     Interment will be in Marvin Chapel Cemetery, Mount Airy.
The family will receive friends at John T. Williams Funeral Home, 100 Petersville Road, Brunswick, on Thursday, Jan. 29 from 7 to 9 p.m. and Friday, Jan. 30 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.
     Memorial contributions may be made to New York Hill United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 217, Brunswick, Md. 21716.
Bearers will be Tim Phillips, Jon Steiner, Chris Steiner, Bruce Austin, Alex Papanicolas and Donald Deener.


Mr. Jerry Cooper Class of 1947
As originally published on Wednesday, January 21, 2004.
 

Mr. Jerry Elsworth Cooper, 73, of 903 East C Street, Brunswick, died Monday, Jan. 19 at Frederick Memorial Hospital.
     He was the husband of the late Mabel Chaney Cooper.
Born Feb. 24, 1930, in Knoxville, he was a son of the late William I. Cooper and Mabel Darr Cooper.
     He was a retired carman with the B&O Railroad at Brunswick with 44 years of service. He was a member of the New York Hill United Methodist Church at Brunswick and a 50-year member of Brunswick Lodge 191, A.F.&A.M.
     He was a graduate of Brunswick High School.
Mr. Cooper was a veteran of the Korean War serving in the U.S. Marine Corps.
     Survivors include, a daughter, Lora F. Shores and husband Randy of Knoxville; a son, Greg M. Cooper of Brunswick; three sisters, Helen L. Weaver of Walnut Cove, N.C., Alice M. Oakes of Rohrersville, and Delores M. Caufman of Blue Ridge Summit, Pa.; one brother, Jackie L. Cooper of Knoxville; two grandchildren, Pvt. David Shores and wife Kim of Fort Hood, Texas, and Dawn Shores of Knoxville; and twin great-grandsons, Austin and Tyler Shores.
     Along with his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by one sister, Dora Jane Coyle.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, Jan. 23 11 a.m., at Brownsville Heights Cemetery, Brownsville, where the Rev. Noni Sigler and the Rev. Clark D. Carr will officiate.
     Interment will be in Brownsville Heights Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at John T. Williams Funeral Home, 100 Petersville Road, Brunswick, on Thursday, Jan. 22 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A Masonic Memorial Service will be conducted at the funeral home on Thursday at 7:30 p.m.
     Memorial contributions may be made to New York Hill United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 217, Brunswick, Md. 21716.
Pallbearers will be Tom Sigler, Bob Oakes, Leonard Brooks, Joe Gordon, Harold Webber and John Nelson.
     Honorary pallbearers will be Herman "Nook" Deener and Cliff Thompson.

Mrs. Ada Bell Former Teacher
As originally published on Saturday, January 10, 2004.
 

Mrs. Ada Elizabeth Bell, 83, of Frederick, died Friday, Jan. 9 at Frederick Memorial Hospital.
     She was the wife of Albert Nathan Bell, who died in 1994.
Born Oct. 9, 1920, she was a daughter of the late Coleman and Mabel Smelser Hildebrand.
     Mrs. Bell was a 1942 graduate of Hood College, and earned master's degrees in French from Middleburg College, Connecticut, and a master's degree in guidance from Shippensburg University. She worked for many years at Brunswick High School where she taught French and English.  
    
She later retired from Howard County Public Schools after working for many years as a guidance counselor at Glenwood Middle School. Following her retirement, she continued to be a substitute teacher at Glenwood for about 10 years.
     She was formerly a member of Jefferson United Methodist Church; and was a member of the Hood College Alumni Association; and a number of teaching and professional organizations.
     She loved pets, reading and enjoyed traveling with her family; and enjoyed her friends and fellowship at the Frederick Senior Center.
She is survived by one son, H. Scott Bell and wife Lori of Middletown; one daughter, Karen Lynne Bell of Frederick; one brother, George Edward Hildebrand and wife Rowena of Buckeystown; one nephew, Ronald E. Hildebrand; and one niece, Doris Jean Brown.
     She was preceded in death by a daughter, Susan Lynne Bell.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 11 at Keeney and Basford Funeral Home, 106 E. Church St., Frederick.
     Funeral services will be held from the funeral home Monday, Jan. 12 at 11 a.m.
Interment will be in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Frederick.
     In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial donations be made to Frederick Senior Center, 1440 Taney Avenue, Frederick, Md. 21702.

Mr. Robert Himes Class 1948
As originally published on Saturday, December 20, 2003.
 

Mr. Robert Evans Himes, 73, of Oak Hill Ave., Hagerstown, died Thursday, Dec. 18, at Washington County Hospital, Hagerstown.
     Born Sept. 9, 1930, in Washington County, he was the son of the late Robley E. and Charlotte A. Baer Himes.
He served in the U.S. Navy.
     He retired from Hagerstown Paint & Glass Company.
He was a member of the Brownsville Church of the Brethren.
     He is survived by two sons, David K. Himes and wife Vicki of Knoxville, and Brian W. Himes and wife Kim of Knoxville; four grandchildren, Amy Folden and husband Bill of Jefferson, Kris and Melissa Himes, both of Boonsboro, and Chaz Himes of Hagerstown; five great-grandchildren, Bryn and Blake Folden, both of Jefferson, Bailey Himes of Hagerstown, and Alyssa and Austin Himes, both of Boonsboro; and step-granddaughter, Whitney Furr of Knoxville.
     Memorial services will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 21, at Brownsville Church of the Brethren. The Rev. Dan Johnson will officiate. There will be no viewing.
     Interment will be at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be made to Brownsville Church of the Brethren, 1911 Rohrersville Road, Brownsville, Md. 21715.
     Arrangements are being handled by Minnich Funeral Home, Hagerstown.

Mr. Robert Booth Class 1948
As originally published on Wednesday, December 17, 2003.
 

Mr. Robert O. Booth, 73, of 316 Redwood Ave., Frederick, died Tuesday, Dec. 16 at Beverly Health Care Center, Frederick.
     He was the husband of the late Geraldine E. Booth.
Born Oct. 31, 1930, in Frederick, he was the son of the late Sherman O. and Hazel E. Corder Booth.
     Mr. Booth was a member of Maranatha Community Church of God.
He graduated from Brunswick High School in 1948.
     He worked at Washington Terminal Railroad and the federal government, retiring on disability in 1970.
Surviving are one brother, Gerald E. Booth of Silver Spring; three daughters, Patricia M. Rutledge of Greencastle, Pa., Judy L. Alderburn of New Market, and Cathy L. Fisher of Haymarket, Va.; and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
     He was preceded in death by one brother, James A. Booth; and one son, Gary Booth.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 3 at Maranatha Community Church of God, 123 Byte Drive, Frederick. The Rev. Jerry Price will officiate.
     Interment will be in Mount Olivet Cemetery at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of Frederick County.

Mr. Roy Watts Jr. Class 1945
As originally published on Tuesday, December 9, 2003.
 

Mr. Roy T. Watts Jr., 76, of Greencastle, Pa., formerly of Hagerstown and Palm Coast, Fla., died Sunday, Dec. 7, at his home.
     He was the husband of Thelma L. House Watts.
He was a 1945 graduate of Brunswick High School, and a 1949 graduate of Spring Garden Institute, Philadelphia.
     Born June 6, 1927, in Brunswick, he was the son of the late Roy T. and Lovetta C. Cooper Watts.
He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He retired in 1984 from the Department of Defense, U.S. Army, Fort Detrick, Frederick.
     He was a member of the Church of Christ, Hagerstown, Morris Frock American Legion Post 42, Elks Post 378 and AARP.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by one daughter, Carol Rodgers; two stepsons; one stepdaughter; two granddaughters; one step-granddaughter; and one great-grandson.
     Graveside services will be private and at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice of the Good Shepherd, 2700 Luther Drive, Chambersburg, Pa. 17201.

Mr. Harry George Jr. Class 1930
As originally published on Monday, December 8, 2003.
 

Mr. Harry George Jr., of Brunswick, Saturday, Dec. 6, at Frederick Memorial Hospital.
     He was the husband of Bowie Marley George. They were married for 52 years.
He was the son of the late Harry Yakey and Lena Leslie George.
     He was a Lieutenant in the U.S. Navy during World War II serving from 1942 to 1946. A local businessman and an entrepreneur, he was the owner of S.W. George and Company of Brunswick.
     He attended Brunswick High School and was a graduate of Augusta Military Academy and Washington and Lee University.
     He was a member of the Harper's Ferry Cooking Club, the January Club, and the Cotillion Club as well as a life member of Steadman Keenan Post 96 of the American Legion in Brunswick. He also served as chairman of the advisory board of F&M Bank. He was a member of St. James United Church of Christ of Lovettsville, Va.
     Surviving are one daughter, Barbara Bowie George of Greensboro, N.C.; two sons, Harry George III and wife Darlene of Frederick and Randolph Bowie George of Brunswick; and two grandchildren, Lena and Olivia Eyring of Greensboro, N.C.
     Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 9, at John T. Williams Funeral Home, 100 Petersville Road, Brunswick, where the family will receive friends from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and from 7 to 9 p.m.
     Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 10, at the funeral home.
Interment will follow at St. James Cemetery, Lovettsville, Va.
     Bearers will be Fred Lee George, Renace Painter, Richard Mullen, Mark Tarleton, Jesse Thompson, and Danny Hurwitz. Honorary bearers will be Bill Hopwood, Lester Fraley, Andy Williams, Jeff Merriman, and Mitch McMurray.
     The Steadman Keenan Post Honor Guard will perform military honors at the gravesite with John Nelson sounding Taps.
In lieu flowers, contributions may be made to St. James Reformed Cemetery Company, c/o Carol Miller, Treasurer, 11861 George's Mill Road, Lovettsville, Va. 20180.

 

Mrs. Betty Holder (Grams) Class 1948
As originally published on Tuesday, November 11, 2003.
 

Mrs. Betty June Grams, 74, of Brunswick, died Saturday, Nov. 8 at Washington County Hospital, Hagerstown.
     She was the wife of Robert L. Grams, her husband of 55 years.
Born Aug. 26, 1929, she was a daughter of the late Henry and Kate Nelson Holder.
     Mrs. Grams was a member of New York Hill Methodist Church, where she was a member of the Joy class.
She enjoyed quilting, gardening, flowers and spending time with her family. She collected snowmen.
     In addition to her husband, she is survived by a son, Robert L. Grams Jr. and wife Gale of Knoxville; two grandchildren, Jennifer Grams and Rick Grams; two sisters, Louise Harrison and Virginia McPherson; a brother, James Holder; and many nieces and nephews.
     She was preceded in death by a brother, Woodrow Holder.
Friends may call from 10 a.m. until 9 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 12 at Stauffer Funeral Home, 1100 N. Maple Ave., Brunswick, where the family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.
     Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 13 at New York Hill United Methodist Church, Ninth and Park avenues in Brunswick, with the Rev. Clark D. Carr officiating.

Mrs. Geraldine Shewbridge (Jones) Class 1929
As originally published on Saturday, November 8, 2003.
 

Mrs. Geraldine Virginia Shewbridge Jones, 92, of Brunswick, died Thursday, Nov. 6, at her home.
     Born Oct. 17, 1911, in Brunswick, she was a daughter of the late Clarence D. and Ella Ellsworth Cole Shewbridge.
Mrs. Jones was a member of Grace Episcopal Church in Brunswick.
     She was trained as a nurse at Frederick Memorial Hospital and worked there for most of the 40 years she spent in nursing, retiring from FMH in 1970 as director of nursing.
     She also opened and directed the Schnauffer Hospital in Brunswick, until its closing. For her contributions and service she was selected as a "Distinguished Citizen of Brunswick."
     She is survived by one son, Dr. Kenneth Jones and wife Catherine of San Diego; one grandson, J. Christopher Jones and wife Pablina of San Diego; and many nephews, nieces, grandnephews and grandnieces, including her niece and long-time caregiver, Sharon Frye.
     She was preceded in death by three brothers, Reginald, Charles and Kermit Shewbridge; and two sisters, Dorothy Frye and Elinor Shewbridge.
The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 9, at Stauffer Funeral Home, 1100 N. Maple Ave., Brunswick.
     Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 10, at Grace Episcopal Church, 114 A St., Brunswick with the Rev. Frank Fortkamp officiating.
     Interment will be in Harper Cemetery in Harpers Ferry, W.Va.
Memorial contributions may be made to The American Heart Association, P.O. Box 17025, Baltimore, Md. 21297-0191.

Mr. James Youtz Class 1934
As originally published on Thursday, November 6, 2003.
 

Mr. James McLane "Punk" Youtz, 86, of Brownsville Heights, formerly of Brunswick, died Wednesday, Nov. 5, at Frederick Memorial Hospital.
     He was the husband of the late Marjorie Virts Youtz.
Born Dec. 11, 1916, in Martinsburg, W.Va., he was a son of the late Robert McLane and Mary Elizabeth Ways Youtz.
     He was a 1934 graduate of Brunswick High School.
He was a veteran of World War II serving in the U.S. Navy.
     He retired from the car department of B&O Railroad at Brunswick after 37 years of service.
He was a member of Bethany Lutheran Church at Brunswick and served on the church council for 30 years. He was also a member of Steadman-Kennan Post 96 of the American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10421 and Loyal Order of Moose Lodge 1582, all of Brunswick, BPO Elks Lodge 684 of Frederick, and Brotherhood of Railway Clerks.
     Surviving are one daughter, Vicki Cooper and husband Jackie of Brownsville Heights; and one grandson, Darren Cooper of Brownsville Heights.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Frederick Samuel and Thomas Robert Youtz; one aunt, Henrietta Westall; and one uncle, James A. Westall.
     The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 7, at John T. Williams Funeral Home, 100 Petersville Road, Brunswick. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 8, at Bethany Lutheran Church, Brunswick, with the Rev. Frank Fortkamp officiating.

Capt. Dennis Shaff Class of 1955

As originally published on Monday, October 20, 2003.

Capt. Dennis P. Shaff, 66, of Fairfax, Va., formerly of Frederick, died Friday, Oct. 17 at Fairfax Hospital.
     He was the husband of Patricia Shaff.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by two daughters, Laura Shaff and Janine Graves and husband Steven, all of Frederick; one son, Michael Shaff and wife Lissa of Frederick; nine grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and one brother, Wayne Shaff.
     The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 22 at Demaine Funeral Chapel, Edsall and Backlick Roads, Springfield, Va. Funeral services will be held there at 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 23.
     Interment will be in St. Mark's Episcopal Church Cemetery, Petersville.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to a charity of one's choice.


Mrs. Ethel Haller (Barger) Class of 1945
As originally published on Monday, October 20, 2003.
 

Mrs. Ethel D. Barger, 76, of Jefferson, died Sunday, Oct. 19 at her residence.
     She was the wife of Malcolm E. Barger. They were married for 56 years.
Born June 7, 1927, she was the daughter of the late Amos B.L. and Katherine Angevine Haller.
     She was a cafeteria manager for Frederick County Public Schools, retiring in 1990. During her 20 years of service she worked at a number of schools.
     She was a graduate of Brunswick High School.
She was a member of the Frederick Senior Recreation Association and Grace Episcopal Church, Brunswick, where she was a member of the church vestry.
     She enjoyed playing golf and spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Surviving in addition to her husband are three sons, Laurence E. Barger and wife Patricia of Boonsboro, C. Jeffery Barger and wife Brenda of Damascus, and Steven W. Barger and wife P.J. of Frederick; one daughter, Kay I. Etzler and husband Bill of Monrovia; 11 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and one brother, Norman Haller of Rosemont.
     She was preceded in death by one brother, William L. Haller.
She will be remembered by friend, Kitty Kefauver of Brunswick.
     The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 21 at Stauffer Funeral Home, 1100 N. Maple Ave., Brunswick.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 22 at Grace Episcopal Church, 114 A St., Brunswick, with the Rev. Frank Fortkamp officiating.
     Interment will be in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Frederick.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Grace Episcopal Church, 114 A St., Brunswick, Md. 21716.

Mrs. Frances Strickler (Kidwell) Class of 1930
As originally published on Friday, October 17, 2003.
 

Mrs. Frances Virginia Kidwell, 93, of Burkittsville, died Wednesday, Oct. 15, at her daughter's home in Frederick.
     She was the wife of the late Wilson T. Kidwell, who died Oct. 5, 1990.
Born March 18, 1910, in Brunswick, she was the daughter of the late George and Mary Frances Strickler.
     She was a homemaker.
She was a graduate of Brunswick High School.
     She enjoyed bowling.
Surviving are three sons, James E. Kidwell and wife Sandra of Richmond, Va., C. Thomas Kidwell and wife Nancy of Finksburg, and Gary F. Kidwell and wife Delores of Baltimore; four daughters, Lorna V. Rote of Westminster, Shirley L. Moran of Timberlake, N.C., Maryellen Winpigler and husband Charles of Frederick, and Wanda M. King and husband Harold of Burkittsville; 14 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
     She was preceded in death by three sons, William Alfred, Gilbert Wilson and Robert Leroy; one grandson, one son-in-law, and four brothers.
The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 17, at John T. Williams Funeral Home, 100 Petersville Road, Brunswick, where funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 18. The Rev. Carroll L. Boyer will officiate.
     Interment will be in Locust Valley Cemetery, Burkittsville.
Bearers will be grandsons, Ronald O. and Dale R. Winpigler, Richard W. King, Paul Cross, James Gladhill and James Jirout.
     In lieu of flowers, contributions can be sent to Hospice of Frederick County, P.O. Box 1799 Frederick, Md. 21702.

Mrs. Betty Whipp (Lewis) Class 1944
As originally published on Friday, October 3, 2003.
 

Mrs. Betty J. Lewis, 76, of Brunswick, died Wednesday, Oct. 1, at Frederick Memorial Hospital.
     She was the wife of John D. Lewis Sr. They were married for 57 years.
Born Aug. 25, 1927, in Brunswick, she was a daughter of late Elmer and Else Welch Whipp.
     She worked at American Optical as a final inspector until 1964 before becoming a homemaker.
She graduated from Brunswick High School in 1944.
     She was a member of New York Hill United Methodist Church.
She enjoyed crocheting, playing the organ and the piano, surfing the Internet and spending time with her family.
     In addition to her husband, she is survived by two sons, John D. Lewis Jr. and wife Gloria Jean of Jefferson, and George Allan Lewis and wife Lisa of Brunswick; one daughter, Debora J. Lewis of Brunswick; one sister, Jean Marie Whipp of Shrewsbury, Pa.; four grandchildren, Jason Lewis of Jefferson, John Lewis and wife Regina of Feagaville, and LeEllen Lewis and Lana Lewis, both of Brunswick; and numerous nieces and nephews.
     She was preceded in death by two brothers, Elmer Carlyle Whipp and Warren Whipp.
The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 3, at John T. Williams Funeral Home, 100 Petersville Road, Brunswick.
     Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4, at New York Hill United Methodist Church, Ninth Avenue, Brunswick. The Rev. Clark D. Carr will officiate.
     Interment will be in Park Heights Cemetery, Brunswick.
Memorial contributions may be made to New York Hill United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 217, Brunswick, Md. 21716.

Mr. Clyde (Red) Hawes Class 1928
As originally published on Wednesday, September 17, 2003.
 

Mr. Clyde V. "Red" Hawes, 92, of 452 Knoxville Road, Knoxville, died Tuesday, Sept. 16, at Frederick Memorial Hospital.
     He was the husband of Kathleen Deaner Hawes, his wife of 58 years.
Born Oct. 11, 1910, in Knoxville, he was a son of the late Clyde V. Hawes and Mary Thomas Hawes.
     He was a retired rural letter carrier for the Knoxville post office. He was a member, Sunday school teacher, deacon and treasurer for more than 50 years at Pleasant Valley Baptist Church at Gapland. He was a past president of Maryland Rural Letter Carriers Association.
     Mr. Hawes was active in Little League and Babe Ruth baseball for more than 30 years. He was inducted into Frederick County Sports Hall of Fame. He also was manager and player/coach in the Old Tri-County and Frederick County baseball leagues.
     Surviving in addition to his wife are one daughter, Susan Hawes Whitmore and husband Michael of Jefferson; two sons, Val Hawes and wife Sarah of Frederick, and Drew Hawes and wife Kristi of Knoxville; adopted daughter, Shirley Tribby Darr of Knoxville; one sister, Virginia Henretty of Knoxville; seven grandchildren, Todd Hawes and wife Kirsten, Jason Gum and wife Heather, Noah Hawes, Jennifer Kovak, Michelle Richardson and husband Terry, Candice Whitmore and Michael Whitmore Jr.; and three great-grandchildren, Dallin Hawes, Ashlee Richardson and Patrick Richardson.
     He was preceded in death by three sisters, Evelyn Hawes, Hilda Hawes and Edna Hawes; and one grandson, Garrott Hawes.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20, at Pleasant Valley Baptist Church at Gapland, with the Rev. Wendell McClellan officiating.
     Interment will be in Brownsville Heights Cemetery.
     The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 17, and Thursday, Sept. 18, at John T. Williams Funeral Home, 100 Petersville Road, Brunswick, which will be open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday.
     Memorial contributions may be made to Pleasant Valley Baptist Church, 3346 Gapland Road, Rohrersville, Md. 21779.

Mr. Wesley Setters Class 1974
As originally published on Saturday, September 13, 2003.
 

Mr. Wesley Edward Setters, 47, of 3895 Jefferson Pike, Jefferson, died Thursday, Sept. 11, at Frederick Memorial Hospital.
     Born Sept. 11, 1956, in Frederick, he was a son of Edward and Mary Belle Droneburg Setters.
He was employed by GS Communications for 18 years as a line technician.
     He was a 1974 graduate of Brunswick High School.
He attended St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Jefferson.
     He enjoyed music, animals and fishing.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by one daughter, Chloe Setters of Jefferson; two sisters, Susan Leatherman and husband Edwin of Waynesboro, Pa., and Julie Duncan and husband Greg of Brunswick; one aunt, Irene Droneburg of Frederick; five uncles, Gene, Henry, John, Paul and Charlie Setters; one great-aunt, Ruth Ingram; and numerous nieces and nephews.
     He will also be remembered by his former wife, Bonnie Hargett of Jefferson; and friend, Jana Kelly.
He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Charlotte Droneburg; and his uncle, John Droneburg Jr.
     Friends may call from 3 to 5 and from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 14, at Keeney and Basford Funeral Home, 106 E. Church St., Frederick, where funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Sept. 15, with the Rev. Carroll L. Boyer officiating.
     Interment will be in St. Paul's Lutheran Cemetery, Jefferson.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Frederick County Humane Society, 5712 Industry Lane, Frederick, Md. 21704

Mrs. Hannah Anderson (Arnold) Class 1926
As originally published on Thursday, September 11, 2003.
 

Mrs. Hannah Arnold, 97, of 1518 Jefferson Pike, Knoxville, died Tuesday, Sept. 9, at College View Center, Frederick.
     She was the wife of the late Carl L. Arnold.
Born Dec. 18, 1905, in Petersville, she was a daughter of the late Jeremiah Anderson and Carrie Sigler Anderson.
     She operated a beauty shop in her home for 50 years.
She was a member of the Lutheran Chapel at Petersville, Century Temple of the Pythian Sisters, Pocahontas Club, Eagles Auxiliary at Frederick and Maryland Track Homemakers.
     She is survived by one niece, Jennie M. Dodson of Knoxville.
She will also be remembered by Marian Reynolds of Knoxville.
     She is preceded in death by one sister, Olive Hoar.
Family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 11, at John T. Williams Funeral Home, 100 Petersville Road, Brunswick, where funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 12. The Rev. Carroll L. Boyer will officiate.
     Interment will be in St. Mark's Cemetery, Petersville.

Sergeant William Yingling Class of 1987
As originally published on Monday, September 8, 2003.
 

Sergeant William Allen Yingling Jr., 34, of Frederick, died Friday, Sept. 6, at his home in Jefferson.
     He was the husband of Jenni H. Nakamoto Yingling.
Born Nov. 25, 1968 in Mountain View, Calif., he was the son of Sue Ann and William A. Yingling Sr. of Rosemont.
     Sgt. Yingling has been employed by the Frederick Police Department for 11 years. He worked for the patrol division, where he served until his promotion to corporal. He was later assigned to the Frederick County Narcotics Task Force and in Sept. 1999 and promoted to sergeant. He returned to the Patrol Division as supervisor of Patrol Shift "G". He became supervisor of the Drug Enforcement Unit (DEU) and later was made supervisor of the Directed Patrol Unit (DPU). Sgt. Yingling was assigned to the Frederick Police Department Honor Guard. He was a certified Intoximeter Operator and a departmental Field Training Officer.
     Sgt. Yingling earned three Unit Citations for outstanding work in the Drug Enforcement and Directed Patrol Units. He received the department's Education Achievement Award as well as many letters of appreciation.
     He was a 1987 graduate of Brunswick High School and a 1991 graduate of the University of Maryland at College Park where he earned his bachelor's degree in criminal justice. He was a member of the National Association of Professional Accident Reconstructionists.
     He was also a member of the First United Methodist Church, Brunswick, and the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 91, Frederick. He performed numerous times at the Weinberg Center for the Performing Arts; sang lead tenor at the University of Maryland Chorale, and often sang the National Anthem at official events.
     In addition to his wife, he is survived by his grandmother, Frances Cover, of Rosemont; one brother, Deputy David Yingling and his wife Deputy Julie Yingling of Lexington Park; father and mother-in-law, Saneuki and Jeanne Nakamoto of Frederick; brother-in-law, Richard Nakamoto; sister-in-law, Sharon Nakamoto Davis and husband Officer Matthew Davis, of Frederick; one nephew Trevor Davis and one niece, Leilani Davis, both of Frederick; two uncles and a cousin, Jackie Ellis of Sharpsburg; and a number of other cousins.
     He will be remembered by Richard Nakamoto's fiancee' Samantha Jenson of Frederick.
The family will receive friends from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 9, at Keeney and Basford Funeral Home, 106 E. Church St., Frederick.
     Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 10, at Thurmont United Methodist Church, 13880 Long Road, Thurmont.
The Rev. Michael Fauconnet and the Rev. Clark Carr will officiate.
     Interment will be in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Frederick.
Memorial donations may be made to the Fraternal Order of Police, Lodge 91, P.O. Box 3683, Frederick, Md. 21705-3683 or Thurmont United Methodist Church, 13880 Long Road, Thurmont, Md. 21788.

Mrs. Glenna "Sally" Stewart (Lackey) Class 1947
As originally published on Sunday, August 24, 2003.
 

Mrs. Glenna "Sally" Stewart Lackey, 72, of Brunswick, recently of Frederick, died Friday, Aug. 22, at her home in Frederick.
     She was the wife of the late Ted J. Lackey.
Born Oct. 26, 1930, in Brunswick, she was a daughter of the late John E. and Rosie E. Mock Stewart.
     She retired after 25 years of service as office manager for Dr. Robert R. Roberts of Frederick. Previously she was employed with Frederick Memorial Hospital.
     She was a member of Pleasant View Church of the Brethren, Burkittsville, and a member of the church choir. She was an active member of the Ladies Auxiliary of VFW and American Legion of Brunswick.
     She enjoyed baking and shared her baked goods with a variety of local Brunswick community organizations.
Surviving are two daughters, Lora Cossolotto and husband Matthew of Yorktown Height, N.Y., and Wanda Lackey of Leesburg, Va.; tand hree grandchildren, Shannon B. Sandusky of Frederick, Matthew A. Sandusky of Leesburg, and Katherine H. Cossolotto of New York.
     She also will be remembered by her granddaughter Shannon's fiancZ, Stephen Trey of Frederick; Robert and Caitlynn Miller of Brunswick, Loretta and Emanuel Terminella of Arlington, Va., Dawn Terminella of Springfield, Va., William and Margaret Stunkle of Ranson, W.Va., and their daughters, Barbara and Alice Stunkle.
     She was preceded in death by five sisters and one brother.
Family will receive friends at Stauffer Funeral Home, 1100 N. Maple Ave., Brunswick, on Sunday, Aug. 24, from 7 to 9 p.m. and Monday, Aug. 25, from 6 to 9 p.m. Friends may call all day Monday.
     Funeral services will be held Tuesday, Aug. 26, at 11 a.m., in Pleasant View Church of the Brethren, Md. 17 at Picnic Woods Road, Burkittsville, with her pastor the Rev. Tim S. May officiating.
     Bearers will be Miguel Fernandez, Kevin Gross, Wayne Guyton, Robert Miller, Emanuel Terminella and Stephen Trey.
Interment in Resthaven Memorial Gardens, Frederick.
     Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Frederick County, P.O. Box 1799, Frederick, Md. 21702; or Pleasant View Church of the Brethren, 6213 Picnic Woods Road, Burkittsville, Md. 21718.

Mrs. Jeannetta Biller (Weddle) Class if 1947

As originally published on Sunday, August 10, 2003.

Mrs. Jeannetta Lee "Jennie" "Yettie" Weddle, 72, of 12 Ninth Ave., Brunswick, died Saturday, Aug. 9, at her home.
     She was the wife for 53 years of Charles Nelson Weddle, who died Feb. 11.
Born Sept. 10, 1930, in Bolivar, W.Va., she was a daughter of the late Mary Elizabeth Hammond Biller Kronk and Harry Walton Biller Sr.
     She was a 1947 graduate of Brunswick High School.
Mrs. Weddle had worked at the American Legion Post 96, the Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 1136, and the New York Hill Grocery, all in Brunswick.
     She was Methodist.
Mrs. Weddle was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles, Ladies Auxiliary 1136, where she served as secretary and past madam president. In 1998, she received the Alta B. Smith Woman of the Year Award at the FOE National Convention. She was also a member of the American Legion Auxiliary Post 96.
     Surviving are four children, Sharon Carey and husband Vernon of Knoxville, Charles and wife Charlene of Orlando, Fla., John and wife Cristie of Knoxville and Angela Armstrong and husband, Paul of Brunswick; two sisters, Esther Sigler of Brunswick and Ruth Kennedy of Frederick; three brothers, Harry W. Biller and wife Wanda of Harpers Ferry, W.Va., Richard Biller and wife Janet of Sterling, Va., and William Kronk and wife Linda of Martinsburg, W.Va.; nine grandchildren, Charles Carey and wife Heather, Brandon Carey, Tia Weddle, Jeremey Weddle, Tim Weddle, Charles N. Weddle III, Kaitlin Armstrong, Amber Weddle and Casey Armstrong; three great-grandchildren, Kyle, Blake and Adam Carey; her brother-in-law and sisters-in-law, Ronnie Weddle and wife Joyce, Virginia Dyer and husband Jim, Catherine Weddle, Linda Weddle and Bonnie Carnes; her stepbrothers and stepsisters, Wayne Smallwood, Juanita Shafer, Lorraine Ferrell, Myrtle Huffer, Mary Atland, Mary Catherine Shelton and Eugene Kronk; and numerous nieces and nephews, including Terri Benson and husband Bob and children Kim Crummit and Josh Benson.
     Mrs. Weddle also will be remembered by grandson Brandon's fiancZe Alicia Sipe, and friends Rita Maloney, Rita Miller and daughter Chelsea, Joyce Joiner, and Arvin and Joanne Schuyleman.
     She was preceded in death by her stepfather, William Kronk; brother, Robert Biller; sister, Mary Louise Biller; stepsister, Norma Lee Kenney; brothers-in-law, Dewey Sigler, Melvin Weddle, Earl Weddle, James Weddle and John Carnes.
     The family will receive friends 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 10, and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, Aug. 11, at John T. Williams Funeral Home, 100 Petersville Road, Brunswick. The funeral home will be open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday. Members of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Ladies Auxiliary will conduct a memorial service at 8 p.m. Monday.
     Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 12, at New York Hill United Methodist Church, Ninth and Park avenues, Brunswick, with the Rev. Clark D. Carr officiating.
     Bearers will be Charles Carey, Brandon Carey, Charles N. Weddle Ill, James Benson, Charles Jamison, and Arvin Schuyleman.
Honorary bearers are Vernon Carey, Charles N. Weddle II, John W. Weddle, Paul J. Armstrong, Richard Biller, Harry W. Biller, Tim Weddle, and Jeremey Weddle.
     Interment will be in the Park Heights Cemetery, Brunswick.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to Hospice of Frederick County, P.O. Box 1799, Frederick, Md. 21702

Lucille V.Garrott (Barnhouse) Class of 1941
Herald Mail August 7, 2003

BRUNSWICK, Md. - Lucille V. Barnhouse, 79, of 109 9th Ave., Brunswick, died Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2003, at Kline Hospice House.
     Born April 8, 1924, she was the daughter of the late Jesse Lee and Sarah Harmon Garrott. She retired from NIH, where she held various positions, her last being with the Eye Institute, where she handled grants.
     She is survived by one son, Kenneth G. Barnhouse of Brunswick; three sisters, Elizabeth Barnhouse of Lucketts, Va., Evelyn Wilson and Audrey Williams, both of Brunswick; and one granddaughter.
     She was preceded in death by three brothers, Howard M. Garrott, Marion F. Garrott and Clifford L. Garrott.
     Her wishes of no viewing and cremation will be honored.
A memorial service will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at New York Hill United Methodist Church. The Rev. Clark D. Carr will officiate.
     Memorial donations may be made to New York Hill United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 217, Brunswick, MD 21716; or Hospice of Frederick County, P.O. Box 1799, Frederick, MD 21702.
     Arrangements are by John T. Williams Funeral Home, Brunswick.

Mrs. Clara  Virginia Calhoun (Wenner) Class 1945

As originally published on Saturday, August 2, 2003.

     Mrs. Clara Virginia Wenner, 76, of 605 W. Potomac St., Brunswick, died Thursday, July 31, at Washington Hospital Center in Washington.
     She was the wife of George W. Wenner Jr., her husband of 53 years.
Born
Feb. 14, 1927, in Brunswick, she was the daughter of the late James A. Calhoun Sr. and Clara Brown Calhoun.
     She was a member of St. Frances of Assisi Catholic Church in Brunswick.
Surviving in addition to her husband are four daughters, Mary Calhoun Rice and husband Calvin of Silver Spring, Sally Ann Lachina and husband Tim of Cleveland, Bridget Wenner and husband Jody Williams of Harpers Ferry, W.Va., and Therese Pearrell and husband David of Knoxville; three sons, George W. Wenner III and wife Katryn of Glen Burnie, Michael Wenner of Brunswick and John Joseph Wenner of Brunswick; one sister, Catherine Johnston of Leesburg, Va.; one brother, Frederick Charles Calhoun of Purcellville, Va.; and six grandchildren.
     In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one sister, Mary M. Butler, and one brother, James A. Calhoun Jr.
     The family will receive friends at the John T. Williams Funeral Home, 100 Petersville Road, Brunswick, on Sunday, Aug. 3, from 7 to 9 p.m.
     A Mass of Christian burial will be held at St. Mary's Catholic Church at Petersville Road on Monday, Aug. 4, at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Fr. Larry J. Gesy officiating.
     Memorial contributions may be made to the Gambro Health Care Dialysis Center, 196 Thomas Johnson Drive, Frederick, Md., 21702.

Mr. Richard Kline Jr. Class 1945

As originally published on Thursday, July 31, 2003.

Mr. Richard Creighton Kline Jr., 76, of Glen Burnie, died Monday, July 28, at the Hospice Care Center in Brooksville, Fla., of complications from a stroke.
     He was the husband of Charlotte Kline of Spring Hill Fla. and Glen Burnie.
Born June 24, 1927, in Frederick, he was the son of the late Zoe Virginia and Richard Creighton Kline Sr.
     He graduated from Brunswick High School in 1945.
Mr. Kline served as a 3rd class Mechanist Mate in the U.S. Navy in World War II.
     He also was an executive at Amtrak and a lifelong railroadman. He was the head of the mechanical departments for Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, CSX Railroad and Amtrak. After retiring from Amtrak in 1993, he became a consultant for Carolina Southern and other railroads around the country.
     Mr. Kline was a past president of the Glen Burnie Chapter of the Kiwanis Club; a 32nd degree member of the Masonic Howard Lodge of Elkridge; a member of the Scottish Rite of Wheeling, W.Va.; and American Legion Post 168, Thurmont.
     He attended and taught at General Motors Diesel Electric School and ALCO Diesel Electric Schools.
He was a member of the Methodist church in Brunswick.
     Surviving in addition to his wife are one son, Richard E. Kline and wife Laura of Glen Burnie; one daughter, Lori Ann Murrell and husband Joe of Florida; two sisters, Delores Kline of Frederick, and Carolyn Cogle of New Jersey; six grandchildren, Khristian, Cherish, Lacey, Corey, Anna and Richard Alexander.
     Mr. Kline was preceded in death by a sister, Shirley L. Kline.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, July 31, at Turner Funeral Homes Spring Hill Chapel, 14360 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill, Fla.
     A viewing will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 3, at Singleton's Funeral Home, 1 Second Ave. S.W., Glen Burnie. Interment will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, Aug. 4, at Crownsville Veterans Cemetery, 1122 Sunrise Beach Road, Crownsville.     
      In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to a local hospice

Albert Richard. Zimmerman Class of 1952

LIBERTYTOWN, Md. - Albert Richard Zimmerman, 69, of 9022 Walnut St., died Tuesday, July 8, 2003, at his home.
     Born April 2, 1934, in Jefferson, Md., he was the son of the late Charles and Iola Arvin Zimmerman.
He retired as a school bus driver with the Frederick County (Md.) Board of Education.
     He served in the U.S. Army.
He was a member of Christ Reformed United Church of Christ in Middletown, Md.
     He was a member and former district officer of Johnsville Ruritan Club; a member of Maryland State Dairy Herd Improvement Association; Sire Power Association; Maryland-Virginia Co-op.; and served on the board of directors of Southern States.
     He is survived by his wife, Grace Evelyn Zecher Zimmerman, whom he married June 1, 1956; four children, Lauren Palmer of Keedysville, Sue Palmer of Wolfsville, Carl Zimmerman of Libertytown, and Charles Zimmerman of Union Bridge, Md.; two sisters, Winifred Ropp of Frederick, and Carolyn Stalnaker of Florida; two brothers, Robert Zimmerman of Frederick, and Gary Zimmerman of Florida; and 14 grandchildren.
     He was preceded in death by two daughters, Sherylynne Zimmerman and Georgia C. Barnes; one sister, Eleanor Killing; and one brother, Gene Zimmerman.
     Services will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at Donald B. Thompson Funeral Home, Middletown. The Rev. James Coblentz will officiate. Burial will be in Christ Reformed Cemetery, Middletown.
     The family will receive friends today and Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorial donations may be made to Johns Hopkins Oncology Center, 401 N. Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21231-2410.

Mrs. Mary Rockwell Hovet Class 1934

Deceased Spring 2003 -  Anyone having obituary please send it to me to put on the site.

 Mrs. Marjorie Virts (Youtz) Class 1936

As originally published on Monday, June 23, 2003.
 

Mrs. Marjorie Elizabeth Youtz, 84, of Brownsville Heights, formerly of Brunswick, died Saturday, June 21 at Frederick Memorial Hospital.
     She was the wife of James M. Youtz, her husband of 63 years.
Born Sept. 6, 1918, in Brunswick, she was the daughter of the late Stanley T. and May Hamilton Virts.
     She was a member of Bethany Lutheran Church, Brunswick, where she was active until she became ill.
Mrs. Youtz was a 1936 graduate of Brunswick High School.
     She was also a member of the Women of the Moose Chapter 660 and the ladies auxiliary of American Legion Steadman-Keenan Post 96, both of Brunswick.
     In addition to her husband, she is survived by one daughter, Vicki L. Cooper and husband Jackie L. of Brownsville Heights; one grandson: Darren M. Cooper of Brownsville Heights; and several cousins.
     She was preceded in death by two brothers, Franklin Virts and Carlton L. Virts.
The family will receive friends at John T. Williams Funeral Home, 100 Petersville Road, Brunswick, on Tuesday, June 24 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. The funeral home will be open Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
     Funeral services will be held Wednesday, June 25 at 2 p.m. at Bethany Lutheran Church, First Avenue and A Street, Brunswick, with Pastor Bruce Barth officiating.
     Bearers will be Darren Cooper, Walter Baker, Delmar Brown, Joe Henry, Wayne Smallwood and Harry Bussard.
Interment will be in St. Mark's Cemetery, Petersville.
     In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Bethany Lutheran Church, First Avenue and A Street, Brunswick, Md. 21716.

Mrs. Patricia Twentey Music Teacher
As originally published on Friday, June 13, 2003.
 

Mrs. Patricia Halley Twentey, 73, of Derwood, died Wednesday, June 11, at Montgomery Hospice Casey House after an extended illness.
     She was the wife of R. Kenneth Twentey, her husband of 49 years, former Math teacher at BHS.
Born Feb. 17, 1930, in Jacksonburg, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Paul C. and Pearl Lantz Halley.
     Mrs. Twentey retired from teaching in 1986. She began teaching music in 1952 at Brunswick High School and then taught in Prince George's and Montgomery counties.
     She was a member of Epworth United Methodist Church, Gaithersburg.
She also was a member of Silver Spring Eastern Star, Ladies Oriental Shrine of Wheeling, W.Va., and Maryland, Frederick and Montgomery County Retired Teachers' Associations.
     She served on a number of church official boards, taught Sunday school and participated in many youth and adult music groups and programs.
She enjoyed traveling, genealogical research and working with her computer.
     Surviving in addition to her husband are three children, Janet M. Gross and husband William of Huntingtown, Kevin P. Twentey and wife Tracy of Viewtown, Va., and Elizabeth McFarland and husband John of Adamstown; one sister, Marilyn Seeley of Fort Collins, Colo.; four grandchildren, Daniel, Rebecca, Melissa and Katelyn; three stepgrandchildren, Erica, Leslie and Andrea; a half-sister, Paula Taitt of Severna Park; a niece, Laura Seeley; and a nephew, Dana Seeley.
     The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, June 15 at DeVol Funeral Home, 10 E. Deer Park Drive, Gaithersburg.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, June 16, at Epworth United Methodist Church, 9008 Rosemont Drive, Gaithersburg, with the Rev. Gerald A. Green Jr. officiating.
     Interment will be held at 2:30 p.m. Monday, June 16, in Mount Zion United Methodist Cemetery, Myersville.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Epworth United Methodist Church Memorial Fund.

Mrs. Margaret Rohrback (Kurlick) Class of 1939
As originally published on Tuesday, June 3, 2003.
 

Margaret Jeanette Kurlick, 82, of 1639 Langley Drive, Hagerstown, died Sunday, June 1, at her home.
     She was the wife of Nicholas Kurlick, who died Sept. 23, 1988.
Born Nov. 20, 1920, in Keedysville, she was the daughter of the late Jessie P. and Daisy M. Cooper Rohrback.
     She graduated from Brunswick High School in 1939.
She was retired from Western Electric Co.
     She was a member of Church of the Nazarene.
She is survived by one daughter, Colleen J. Walling of Crofton; two sons, Nicholas J. Kurlick of Havre de Grace, and Craig A. Kurlick of Hagerstown; one sister, Lovetta V. Lyons of Hagerstown; three brothers, Donald Rohrback of Forest Hill, Dennis Rohrback of Severn, and Lawrence Rohrback of Reisterstown; and four grandchildren.
     She was preceded in death by one sister, Garnetta Rudy.
Family will receive friends at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown, on Wednesday, June 4, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.
     Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, June 5, at Church of the Nazarene, 141 N. Edgewood Drive, Hagerstown, Md. 21740. The Rev. Steve L. Johnson will officiate.
     Interment will be in Rose Hill Cemetery, Hagerstown.
Memorial donations may be made to Church of the Nazarene; Hospice of Washington County, Western Maryland Center, 1500 Pennsylvania Ave., Third Floor, Hagerstown, Md. 21742.

Mrs. Judith Lutman (Shomaker) Class 1959
As originally published on Tuesday, May 20, 2003.


Mrs. Judith Ann Lutman "Judy" Shomaker, 61, of Lovettsville, Va., died Saturday, May 17, in Baltimore.
     She was the wife of Joseph Edward Shomaker, her husband of 40 years.
Born July 6, 1941, in Brunswick, she was the daughter of the late William Creal and Anna Laura Bingham Lutman.
     She graduated from Brunswick High School in 1959, and then from Sheppard College in 1963 with a bachelor of arts degree in teaching.
She taught at Walkersville and South Frederick Elementary before retiring in 1970 to become a stay-at-home mother and raise her three children.
     Mrs. Shomaker loved being involved with her children's school sporting events. She was a big supporter of Loudoun Valley High's sports and even kept up with them once her children graduated.
     Years ago, she volunteered for the Republican party during elections.
She was a member of Christian Community Church at St. Paul's in Purcellville, Va.
     In addition to her husband, she is survived by three children, Creal Ann Shomaker and husband Richard L. French of Leesburg, Va., Joseph Edward Shomaker II and wife Tami Rose of Purcellville, and Courtney Lutman Shomaker and husband W. Travis Jones of Roanoke, Va.; two brothers-in-law, William Shomaker and wife Millie of Lovettsville, and Donald Shomaker of Paw Paw, W.Va.; and three grandchildren, Brock Edward Zeman, Joseph Edward Shomaker III and Crews Alexander Jones.
     Friends may call Tuesday, May 20, from 6 to 9 p.m. at Loudoun Funeral Chapels, Brown Funeral Home, 34 E. Broadway St., Lovettsville, where services will follow on Wednesday, May 21, at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Roland England officiating.
     Interment will follow in New Jerusalem Lutheran Church Cemetery, Lovettsville.
Donations may be made to Christian Community Church at St. Paul's, 12623 Harpers Ferry Road, Purcellville, Va. 20132.

  

.Mrs. Frances Moore (Burgee)  Class 1930
As originally published on Thursday, March 6, 2003.


Mrs. Frances Moore Burgee, 90, formerly of 611 Magnolia Ave., Frederick, died Saturday, March 1, at Citizens Nursing Home,
Frederick.
     She was the wife of William Gabriel Burgee, whom she married May 25, 1942, and who died in 1982
Born Jan. 15, 1913, in Samples Manor, she was the daughter of the late John Hamilton and Margaret Waters Moore.
     Mrs. Burgee was a member of Parkway Church of God and taught the Loyal Workers Bible class.
She graduated from Brunswick High School in 1930, Towson State College in 1932, and Shepherd College in 1954, with a bachelor of science degree. She taught English and social studies in Maryland for 35 years at Hughesville in Charles County, Brunswick Elementary School and for 14 years at West Frederick Junior High School.
     She retired in 1969 In her retirement years, Mrs. Burgee was involved in volunteer work at Frederick Memorial Hospital and area nursing homes.
     Her interests included reading, gardening, crafts, traveling and her grandchildren.
Surviving are one son, Dr. Brent Burgee and wife Terry Ellis Burgee of Randolph, Vt.; three grandchildren, Brooke Ellis Burgee, Bethany Ann Burgee and Tyier Hamilton Burgee, all of Randolph; three nieces, Patricia Snoots, Carol Brown and Gloria Crowl, all of Brunswick; two nephews, Fred Moore and Dennis Moore, both of Brunswick; and many grand-nieces and grand-nephews.
     Mrs. Burgee was preceded in death by a brother, Fred A. Moore, in 1964
Friends may call at Robert E. Dailey &Son Funeral Home, 1201 N. Market St., Frederick. The family will receive friends 3 to 5. and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, March 7.
     Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 8, at the funeral home, with her pastor, Pastor Howard Ruley of Parkway Community Church, Frederick, officiating. Interment will be in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Frederick.
     The family requests that memorials in Mrs. Burgee's name be made to the American Heart Association, 839 Quince Orchard Blvd., Suite E, Gaithersburg, Md. 20878

Mrs. Anna Welty (Hurley) Class of 1939

Mrs. Anna V. Hurley, 81, of Nixa, Mo., formerly of Brunswick, died Sunday, March 2, at her home.
     She was the wife of the late John S. Hurley. They were married in 1946
.Born Oct. 7, 1921, in Martinsburg, W.Va., she was a daughter of the late Joseph A. and Mabel V. Morrison Welty.   
      Mrs. Hurley was a 1939 graduate of Brunswick High School.
Prior to her marriage, serrved as a nurse in the U.S. Navy during World War II in the Pacific Theater.
     Mrs. Hurley retired from the Springfield, Mo., public school system where she was a school nurse
Mrs. Hurley was preceded in death by one brother, Joseph Welty; and one sister, Ella Kridler.
     Surviving are one son, John S. Hurley II and wife Lyssa of Springfield; one daughter, Eileen Gentry and husband Jerry of
Ozark, Mo.; two brothers, James M. Welty of Brunswick, and Roger Welty of Florida; two sisters, Ivalee Fisher of California,
and June Rowan of South Carolina; five grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
     Memorial services were held Thursday, March 6, at Christ Episcopal Church in Springfield, with the Rev. Kenneth L.
Chumbley officiating.
     Interment will be in Christ Church columbarium.
Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one's choice

Mrs. Mary Plunkert (Noland) Class 1943
As originally published on
Tuesday, December 24, 2002.

Mrs. Mary Noland, 77, of Bolivar, W.Va., died Monday, Dec. 23, at her residence.
     She was the wife of the late Charles B. Noland.
Born Dec. 5, 1925, in Brunswick, she was a daughter of the late George Plunkert and Vivian Moberly Plunkert Flanigan.
     She retired as a clerk with the U.S. government after 40 years.
She was a member and treasurer of St. John's Lutheran Church, Harpers Ferry, W.Va.
     She was a member of Women of the Moose Chapter 660, Brunswick.
She is survived by a daughter, Carol Anne Hitcho and husband Michael of Charles Town, W.Va.; two grandchildren, Josh Jackson and wife Leslie of Frederick, and Kerri Burkhart and husband Larry of Winchester, Va.; several nieces and nephews; and two great-nieces; and two great-nephews.
     She was preceded in death by a sister, Betty Ebersole; one brother, George Plunkert Jr.; and stepfather, Carson Flanigan.
     The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 26, at Eackles-Spencer Funeral Home, Harpers Ferry.
     Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 27, at St. John's Lutheran Church at Harpers Ferry, with the Rev. Richard Neal and Vicar Sharron Lucas officiating.
     Interment will be in Fairview Lutheran Cemetery, Bolivar.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. John's Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 668, Harpers Ferry, W.Va. 25425

Mr. Robert Whipp Class of 1968
As originally published on
Sunday, December 15, 2002.

Mr. Robert Young "Bobby" Whipp, 53, of 4003 Jefferson Pike, Jefferson, died Friday, Dec. 13, at Frederick Memorial Hospital.
     He was the husband of Linda C. Lake Whipp.
Born Nov. 2, 1949, in Frederick, he was a son of Henry D. Jr. and Alma J. Young Lankin of Jefferson.
     Mr. Whipp was a 1968 graduate of Brunswick High School.
He had served in the Army Reserves during the Vietnam War.
     He had been employed with Rentals Unlimited and was a mechanic and maintenance supervisor.
Mr. Whipp was a life member of Jefferson United Church of Christ, and had served as a trustee, with the consistory of the church and had been active with the choir of the church.
     He was a former member of Jefferson Volunteer Fire Co. and Jefferson Ruritan Club.
Mr. Whipp was an avid Redskins and Yankees fan and enjoyed drag racing. He enjoyed spending time with his family and his dog Hank.
     Surviving in addition to his wife and parents are one son, Robby Whipp and wife Tracey of Knoxville; one daughter, Lesley C. Whipp of Jefferson; one brother, Ronald L. Whipp and wife Lori of Knoxville; one grandchild, Sydney Whipp; and several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews, including his nephew, Kyle Bogard of Brunswick; his mother-in-law, Drucilla Lake of Brunswick; a brother-in-law, Thomas A. Lake and wife Cyndi of Detour; two sisters-in-law, Sandra Hemp and husband Billy of Jefferson, and Andrea Vermillion and husband Skip of Brunswick.
     He also will be remembered by his daughter's fiance, Chad Bohn of Braddock Heights; friends, Bill and Becky Keeney of Point of Rocks, and Richard Bryant of Potomac.
     The family will receive friends from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 17, at Keeney and Basford Funeral Home, 106 E. Church St., Frederick.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 18, at Jefferson United Church of Christ. The Rev. Guy A. Wenck, pastor, will officiate.
    
Interment will be in Reformed Cemetery, Jefferson.
Memorial contributions may be made to Jefferson United Church of Christ, Memorial Fund, 3837 Jefferson Pike, P.O. Box 579, Jefferson, Md. 21755; or Brian Tumor Research Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute at NIH, Attn: Dr. Howard Fine, Building

Mrs. Alma Taulton (Miller) Class 1950
As originally published on
Sunday, December 1, 2002.

     Mrs. Alma Gertrude "Nin" Miller, 70, of 1915 Reed Road, Knoxville, died Friday, Nov. 29, 2002  at Washington Hospital Center, Washington.
She was the wife of the late Lester Paul Miller Sr.
     Born Sept. 13, 1932, in Knoxville, she was the daughter of the late Harold and Catherine Beachley Taulton.
She was a former housekeeper for Dr. Byron Koa in Brunswick and was a child care provider.
     She was a member of the Brownsville Heights Church of the Brethren, Brownsville.
Surviving are one daughter, Karen Lynn Miller of Knoxville; three sons, Lester P. Miller Jr. of Harpers Ferry, W.Va., David L. Miller of Charles Town, W.Va., and John C. Miller Sr. and wife Sandra of Boonsboro; two sisters, Dorothy Merchant of Hagerstown and Delores Taulton of Brunswick; three brothers, Wayne Taulton and Robert Taulton, both of Brownsville, and Gerald Taulton of Garretts Mill; three grandchildren, John C. Miller Jr. of Knoxville, Hope Lynn Gouge of Union Bridge and Jeffrey Allen Miller of Falling Waters, W.Va.; and one great-granddaughter, Rebecca Sue Miller of Hagerstown.
     Mrs. Miller also will be remembered by her friends, Debbie and George Baugher, and Harold and Shirley Babington.
She was preceded in death by two sisters, Ruth Koontz and Thelma Pettis; and four brothers, Leon Taulton, Merle Taulton, Frank Taulton and Floyd Taulton.
     The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, Dec. 2, at John T. Williams Funeral Home, 100 Petersville Road, Brunswick.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 3, at the funeral home with the Rev. Dan Johnson officiating.
     Interment will be in Brownsville Heights Cemetery.

Mrs. Mary Chambers (Fleetwood) Class of 1938
As originally published on
Saturday, November 23, 2002.

Mrs. Mary Louise "Tillie" Fleetwood, 81, formerly of 501 Maple Terrace Lane, Brunswick, died Friday, Nov. 22, at Washington County Hospital, Hagerstown.
     She was the wife of the late Terrence Dudley Fleetwood.
Born Nov. 1, 1921, in Brunswick, she was a daughter of the late Anthony M. Chambers and Mary Moore Chambers Dorsey.
     Mrs. Fleetwood was a retired clerk after 34 years with Moler's Market in Brunswick.
She was a member of Grace Episcopal Church, the Ladies Auxiliary of Steadman-Keenan Post 96 of the American Legion, and Women of the Moose, all of Brunswick.
     Surviving are three daughters, Carol Geisbert and husband Clifford of Thurmont, Sandra Hardy and husband Richard of Sharpsburg, and Linda Spring and husband Larry of Clifton, Va.; two sisters, Betty Sulcer of Frederick, and Nancy Grams of Middletown; eight grandchildren, Adam Geisbert, Carrie Geisbert, Cliff Geisbert Jr. and wife Melissa, Jack Hardy and wife Tiffany, Christopher Spring and wife Susan, Bryan Spring, Nicholas Spring and Myra R. Merriman; five great-grandchildren, Jordan Geisbert, Ariel Geisbert, Jacob Hardy, Lauren Spring and Christopher Spring Jr.; and one daughter-in-law, Mayra Merriman of San Antonio, Texas.
     Mrs. Fleetwood was preceded in death by one son, Paul A. Merriman; one granddaughter, Jennifer Geisbert; and an aunt, Mary Chambers.
The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 24, at John T. Williams Funeral Home, 100 Petersville Road, Brunswick. The funeral home will be open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday.
     Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 25, at Grace Episcopal Church, Brunswick, with the Rev. Frank Fortkamp officiating.
Interment will be in Park Heights Cemetery, Brunswick.
     Memorial donations may be made to either Alzheimer's Association, Western Maryland Chapter, 108 Byte Drive, Suite 103, Frederick, Md. 21702; or Grace Episcopal Church, 112 E. A St., Brunswick, Md. 21716.

Mr. Owen Ayers Jr. Class of 1938
As originally published on Friday, November 22, 2002.

Mr. Owen William "Bill" Ayers Jr., 81, of Floral City, Fla., a former long-time resident of Frederick, died Wednesday, Nov. 13, at his home.
     He was the husband of Bette Varnum Ayers, his wife of 58 years.
Born Oct. 18, 1921, in Woodlawn, Pa. he was a son of Owen William and Olwen Morris Ayers.
     Mr. Ayers grew up in Brunswick. After two years of college, he joined the U.S. Army Air Corps and, upon completion of flight training, was presented with both Navy and Army Air Corps wings.
     During World War II, he was based in India, where he was assigned to the 7th Emergency Rescue Squadron. He flew the PBY 10A, an amphibious airplane, in rescue missions into Indo-China enemy territory. For his service, he was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross with two OLC and the French Croix de Guerre with one OLC, which he received for his rescue of high-ranking French diplomats in Indo-China.
     After the war, he left active military service, but continued in the active reserves of the U.S. Air Force, reaching the rank of lieutenant colonel prior to his retirement from the reserves in the early 1970s.
     After the war, Mr. Ayers and his wife made their home in Frederick until 1960, when they re-located to Florida. While in Frederick, he worked for the U.S. Internal Revenue Service and was a member of the Frederick Masonic Lodge. He was a 32nd degree Mason.
    
Surviving in addition to his wife are one son, Owen William Ayers III of Panama City; two daughters, Cathi Ayers of Floral City, and Marilyn Ayers of Tallahassee, Fla.; and six grandchildren.
     Funeral services were held Friday, Nov. 15, in the National Veteran's Cemetery, Bushnell, Fla. Military honors were provided by members of the honor guard from McDill Air Force Base, who presented Mrs. Ayers with a U.S. flag and presidential commendation.
     Charles E. Davis Funeral Home, Inverness, Fla., was in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Martha Virts (Sweadner) Class 1936
As originally published on
Monday, November 11, 2002.

Mrs. Martha Mary Sweadner, 82, of Deerfield, Walkersville, died Saturday, Nov. 9, after a long illness, at Northampton Manor Nursing Home, Frederick.
     She was the wife of Duval W. Sweadner, who died in 1988.
Born May 4, 1920, near Knoxville, she was a daughter of the late Edgar Cornelius Sr. and Martha Murphy Virts.
     Mrs. Sweadner was a 1936 graduate of Brunswick High School.
She was an active member of Libertytown United Methodist Church for 50 years. She was a Sunday school teacher, served as church treasurer, and held numerous offices in the Women's Society of Christian Service. She also served as treasurer and president of the Frederick District United Methodist Women.
     She was a 4-H club leader in Petersville and later Libertytown, and was a member of the 4-H All Stars.
In 1972, Mrs. Sweadner graduated from the Frederick Community College nursing program and worked at Springfield Hospital Center until her retirement in 1980.
     She enjoyed both the Food for Friends and Senior Citizens in Libertytown and Walkersville. After moving to Walkersville in 1991, she joined the Walkersville United Methodist Church. She became a resident of Northampton Manor in January 2001.
     She enjoyed cooking, needlepoint, latchhook and traveling.
Surviving are two daughters, Jeanne L. Schuyler of Andalusia, Ala., and Myra C. Eckstine and husband Bill of Murrells Inlet, S.C.; two sons, Gareth D. Sweadner and wife Marie E. and Mark W. Sweadner and wife Deanna K., all of Libertytown; five grandchildren, Kelle Rinehart, Danielle Sweadner, Jason Sweadner, Matthew Sweadner and Jonathan Sweadner; two great-grandchildren, Joshua Wright and Nicholas Rinehart; two brothers, Edgar C. Virts Jr. of Petersville, and D. Richard Virts of Brunswick; one nephew; and several cousins.
    
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12, at Hartzler Funeral Home, 11802 Liberty Road, Libertytown.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13, at the funeral home, with the Rev. Marcia Mayor, her pastor, officiating. Interment will be in
Fairmount Cemetery, Libertytown.
     The family requests memorial contributions be made to Libertytown United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 337, Libertytown, Md. 21762, or Walkersville United Methodist Church, 22 Main St., Walkersville, Md. 21793
.

Mr. Paul Gletner Class 1955
As originally published on
Friday, November 8, 2002.

Mr. Paul William "Putz" Gletner, 67, of 106 E. A St., Brunswick, died Thursday, Nov. 7, in Lovettsville, Va.
     Born May 27, 1935, in Brunswick, he was a son of the late George V. and Evelyn Remsburg Huffer Gletner.
Mr. Gletner was a member of St. Francis of Assissi Roman Catholic Church, Brunswick.
     He was employed by the YMCA in Brunswick for 28 years until his retirement.
Surviving are one sister-in-law, Barbara Gletner of Lovettsville; two nieces, Kathy Wilson and husband Roel Weyzen of Lovettsville, and Mary Kay Kobayashi and husband Turner of Berryville, Va.; one nephew, Donnie Gletner and wife Dee Dee of Shepherdstown, W.Va.; one great-nephew, Nikolas Gletner of Shepherdstown; one great-niece, Rebekah Gletner of Shepherdstown; and an aunt and uncle, Harry and Marie Huffer of Brunswick.
     Mr. Gletner was preceded in death by one brother, Donlan Gletner.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8, at Donald B. Thompson Funeral Home, 31 E. Main St., Middletown, where funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9. The Rev. Steve Butler, pastor of Mount Olivet United Methodist Church, Lovettsville, will officiate.
     Interment will be in Lutheran Cemetery, Middletown.
Memorial contributions may be made to Loudon Clinical Office of Hospice of Northern Virginia, 209 Gibson St., NW, Suite 202, Leesburg, Va. 20176

Mr. Alan Foster Class of 1951
As originally published on
Thursday, October 31, 2002.

 Mr. Alan Leonard Foster, 69, of Mesa, Ariz., died Tuesday, Oct. 8, at Hospice of the Valley, East Mesa, Ariz.
      He was the husband Jackie Hickman Foster who died in 1993. They were married in 1954. Born March 9, 1933, in Brunswick, he was a son of the late Charles K. and Clara K. Shull Foster.
     Mr. Foster was a member of St. Francis Roman Catholic Church, Brunswick. He was a 1951 graduate of Brunswick High School, where he had been active in sports and Boys State Club.
      He attended Towson State College, and served in the U.S. Army. Mr. Foster was employed at the Frederick Safeway store from 1959 until 1963, when he became employed at the Frederick office of State Farm Insurance Co. During September 1971, he transferred to the Phoenix, Ariz. office of State Farm, where he worked until his retirement as a senior underwriter in 1995.
      He was an avid supporter of the Phoenix Zoo, the local animal shelter in Phoenix, the Brunswick Veterans’ Day Parade, the Brick Walk in Brunswick, and his class of 1951 alumni group. Mr. Foster also sent many cards, phone calls, gifts and flowers for Masses to his friends in Brunswick.
     Surviving are two brothers, David C. Foster and wife Carol of Pacifica, Calif., and Robert G. Foster and wife Meta of Martinsburg, W.Va.; two nieces, Beverly Tabor and Roberta Wennerstrom; and four nephews, Robert G. Jr., Jeffery, Gregory Alan and Rodney Foster. Mr. Foster will also be remembered by his friends Mr. and Mrs. James Cooper; and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Martinez and their daughters, Desi and Erica. Mr. Foster was preceded in death one sister, Patricia Ann Freitas, in 1987.
      Mr. Foster was cremated and his ashes placed with those of his wife at Green Acres Memorial Gardens, Scottsdale, Ariz.
 The date and time of a memorial Mass at St. Francis Catholic Church, Brunswick, will be announced at a later date. Memorial donations in Mr. Foster’s name may be made to either St. Francis Catholic Church or Brunswick High School.

Mrs. Virginia Himes (King) Class 1944
As originally published on Wednesday, October 23, 2002.


Mrs. Virginia Naomi King, 77, of 432 Vermont Ave., Hagerstown, died Monday, Oct. 21, at Ravenwood Nursing Home in Hagerstown.
     She was the wife of Arnold W. King.
Born Oct. 8, 1925, in Washington County, she was a daughter of the late William Moore and Martha Jones Himes.
     Mrs. King was employed by the Washington County Board Education for 16 years in the cafeteria, retiring in 1982.
She was a member of Hagerstown Church of the Brethren.
     Mrs. King was a member of AARP.
Surviving in addition to her husband are one daughter, Joy Shurnitski of Hagerstown; two sons, Wayne King of Hagerstown, and David King of Falling Waters, W.Va., formerly of Frederick; one sister, Esther Harwood of Hagerstown; four grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews.
     Mrs. King was preceded in death by two sisters, Pearl Thompson and Hazel Harwood; and one brother, Earl Himes.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown.
     Funeral services will be held at the funeral home at 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25. The Rev. Wayne Schwanke will officiate.
Interment will be in Rest Haven Cemetery, Hagerstown.
     In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Heart Association, 324 E. Antietam St., Hagerstown, Md. 21740

 

Mrs. Mary Foster (Cage) Class of 1936
As originally published on Saturday, September 14, 2002.
 

Mrs. Mary L. Foster Cage, 82, of Port Orange, Fla., and formerly of Brunswick, died Thursday, Sept. 12, at Frederick Memorial Hospital.
     She was the wife of the late William Addison Cage, who died January 1994.
Born March 11, 1920, in Brunswick, she was a daughter of the late Robert Thomas Foster and Lulla May Wiggington Foster.
     Mrs. Cage was a graduate of Brunswick High School and Hood College of Frederick. She received her master's degree in reading from George Washington University.
She was a teacher and reading specialist employed with Frederick and Howard county school systems, retiring after 34 years of service. She taught at Brunswick High and Glenwood Middle schools.
     After her retirement to Florida, she was a volunteer to a variety of community and charitable organizations.
Surviving are two sons, Robert L. Cage and wife Jacqueline R. of Mount Airy, and Addison F. Cage and wife Lori R. of Damascus; three grandchildren, Molly, Tracey and Bradley Cage; and nieces and nephews.
     Mrs. Cage was preceded in death by one sister, Hazel F. Wellwood.
Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Sept. 16, at Calvary United Methodist Church, 403 S. Main St., Mount Airy, with the Revs. Dennis E. and Carol C. Yocum officiating.
     Inurnment will he held in Arlington National Cemetery at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to American Heart Association, 839 Quince Orchard Road, Suite E, Gaithersburg, Md. 20878.
     Memorial services in Port Orange to be announced.
Arrangements by Stauffer Funeral Home, Mount Airy

Ms. Tracey Hughes Class 1982
As originally published on
Tuesday, September 10, 2002.

     Ms. Tracey Leigh Hughes, 38, of 1320 Weverton Road, Knoxville, died Sunday, Sept. 8, at her home.
Born Aug. 3, 1964, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of Samuel Robert Jr. and Vivian Edwards Hughes of Brunswick.
     She was a mortgage specialist with Wells Fargo in Frederick.
She was a Brethren.
     She was a 1982 graduate of Brunswick High School. She attended Madonna College in Livonia, Mich., and Towson State University.
     Surviving in addition to her parents are one sister, Kelley Ann Foulger and husband Dr. Stephen Hans Foulger of Clemson, S.C.; two nieces, Camiell and Isabell Foulger of Clemson; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
     She was preceded in death by paternal grandparents, Samuel R. Sr. and Hazel Powers Hughes; maternal grandparents, Kenneth B. Sr. and Evelyn Badger Edwards.
     There will be no visitation.
Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, at Eackles-Spencer Funeral Home, 970 Washington St., Harpers Ferry, W.Va. The Rev. Ed Jordan will officiate.
     In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Brunswick Ambulance Co., 200 W. Potomac St., Brunswick, Md. 21716; or American Diabetes Association, 3120 Lord Baltimore Drive, #106, Baltimore, Md. 21244; or Brownsville Church of Brethren Disaster Fund, 1911 Rohrersville Road, Brownsville, Md. 21715

Mrs. Frances Longbreak (Maxwell) Class of 1929
As originally published on Tuesday, August 27, 2002.
 

Mrs. Frances L. Maxwell, 89, of Williamsport, died Saturday, Aug. 24.
     She was born Nov. 13, 1912, in Brunswick.
She was a former employee of the General Accounting Office retiring in 1968 and a former member of St. Luke's Episcopal Church in Bladensburg.
     Surviving are one son, Michael D. Maxwell and wife Peggy; one daughter-in-law, Mary Jane Maxwell and her two children, Michael and Terri; three grandchildren, Kathy, Michael and Sherry; two sisters, Gertrude Goodwin and Anna Jane Mock; and five great-grandchildren.
     She was preceded in death by one son, Thomas P. Maxwell.
The family will receive friends at Gasch's Funeral Home, 4739 Baltimore Ave., Hyattsville, on Wednesday, Aug. 28, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., Services will be held Thursday, Aug. 29, at 12:30 p.m

Mrs. Lisa Orndorff (Lajewski) Class of 1982
As originally published on Monday, August 26, 2002.
 

Mrs. Lisa Anne Lajewski, 37, of Frederick, died of brain cancer Saturday, Aug. 24, at her home.
     She was the wife of Daniel Joseph Lajewski Jr.
Born Nov. 11, 1964, in Frederick, she was a daughter of Clyde Richard and Joan Dallas Orndorff of Brunswick.
     Mrs. Lajewski was a member of All Saints Episcopal Church, Frederick.
She enjoyed reading, cross-stitching, classic movies and spending time with the family dog, Liza.
     Mrs. Lajewski was a 1982 graduate of Brunswick High School, and was employed for more than 18 years as a program analyst in the Records Management Division of the FBI, Washington.
     Surviving in addition to her husband and parents are three brothers, Keith Orndorff and wife Janet, Tim Orndorff and wife LuAnn, and Michael Orndorff, all of Frederick; and two nephews, Bradley Richard Orndorff and Alexander Michael Vecchio.
     The family will receive friends from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 27, at Keeney and Basford Funeral Home, 106 E. Church St., Frederick.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 28, at All Saints Episcopal Church, 106 W. Church St., Frederick, with the Rev. Joell Beth Szachara officiating.
      Interment will be in Resthaven Memorial Gardens, Frederick.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to All Saints Episcopal Church Building Fund, 108 W. Church St., Frederick, Md. 21701, to Hospice of Frederick County Inc., P.O. Box 1799, Frederick, Md. 21702-1799, or to Heartly House, P.O. Box 831, Frederick, Md. 21705-0831.

 

Michelle Lynn Taulton ( Brissey,) Class of 1991 Greenville

Mrs. Michelle Lynn Taulton (Brissey)
     Mrs. Michelle Lynn Brissey, 28, of 157 Bonnie Woods Drive, Greenville, South Carolina, died Tuesday, May 14, at Hospice House in Anderson, South Carolina.
     She was the wife of Jimmy A. Brissey, Jr.
Born August 16, 1973, in Frederick, Maryland, she was a daughter of John T. Taulton, Sr. and Deborah A. Lantz Taulton of Jefferson, Maryland.
     Mrs. Brissey was a 1991 graduate of Brunswick High School, Brunswick, Maryland and a 1995 graduate with honors from Frederick Community College, Frederick, Maryland with an Associates Degree.
     She was an associate of Ford Motor Credit in South Carolina.
Mrs. Brissey was a member of Forrestville Baptist Church in South Carolina.
     Surviving in addition to her husband and parents are one daughter, Sandra Lynn Brissey, at home; and one brother John T. Taulton, Jr. (Tom) of Jefferson, Maryland.
     The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, May 15, at Thomas McAfee Funeral Home, Northwest, in Greenville, South Carolina.
Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday, May 16, at Forrestville Baptist Church.
     Interment will be in Greenville Memorial Gardens.

Mr. Kenneth Merriman Class 1980
As originally published on Friday, August 2, 2002.

     Mr. Kenneth William Merriman, 39, of 4101 Olive School Road, Knoxville, died Wednesday, July 31, at Frederick Memorial Hospital.
     He was the husband of Carolyn Umbaugh Merriman.      
     Born Oct. 8, 1962, in Brunswick, he was a son of Betty Greenfield Merriman of Brunswick, and the late Bobby Merriman.
     Mr. Merriman was formerly employed as a service technician with McHenry Equipment in Frederick.
     He was a member of First Baptist Church at Brunswick. He also belonged to Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 1136 of Brunswick, and the National Rifle Association.
     Mr. Merriman was a 1980 graduate of Brunswick High School. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and playing the guitar.
     Surviving in addition to his wife and mother are one daughter, Amber Diane Merriman, at home; two brothers, Donald R. Merriman and wife Debbie, and Thomas Merriman, all of Brunswick; two sisters, Penny McLane and Karen Cunningham, both of Brunswick; three half-sisters, Terry James and husband Tom of San Diego, Calif., Cindy Payne and husband Pat of Leesburg, Va., and Kathy Sears and husband Carl of Brunswick; seven nieces; eight nephews; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
     Mr. Merriman also will be remembered by his friend, Michael Null.
     Mr. Merriman was preceded in death by maternal grandmother, Anna Greenfield; and paternal grandparents, Lee and Kate Merriman.

     The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 2, at First Baptist Church, 3 E. A St., Brunswick. The church will be open from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
     Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 3, at the church, with the Rev. Daniel T. Spiker officiating.
     Interment will be in Park Heights Cemetery, Brunswick.
     Memorial contributions may be made to the Kenneth Merriman Memorial Fund, c/o Cindy Payne, 42527 Farm Lane, Leesburg, Va. 20176.
     Arrangements are being handled by John T. Williams Funeral Home, Brunswick.

 

Lillian J. Penner (Coulter) Class of 1944

SANFORD, Fla. - Lillian Jacqueline Coulter, 76, of Sanford and formerly of Knoxville, died Wednesday, July 10, 2002, at Colonial Lakes Healthcare in Winter Garden, Fla.
     Born Aug. 26, 1926, in Pleasantville, Md., she was the daughter of the late Jacob S. and Ivy Blanche Penner.
Her husband, Lawrence Coulter, preceded her in death.
     She was a 1944 graduate of Brunswick High School and a 1948 graduate of Frostburg State College.
She was a farmer's wife, school bus driver and substitute teacher.
     She was active in 4-H as a leader and in the Sandy Hook and Pleasant Valley PTA. She was one of the PTA members instrumental in the building of a modern elementary school in southern Washington County. She was involved in the SHARE program in Sanford.
     She was a member of Brownsville Church of the Brethren where she was a Sunday school teacher and a member of the Golden Rule Fellowship group.
     She also was a member of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority in Hagerstown.
She is survived by two sons, Michael S. Bowers of Palm Bay, Fla., and Patrick S. Bowers of Knoxville; two stepdaughters, Joan Best and Sharon Coulter, both of Knoxville; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
     She was preceded in death by a daughter, Susan Holly.
A memorial service will be held at Brownsville Church of the Brethren at the convenience of the family.
     In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Brownsville Church of the Brethren, 1911 Rohrersville Road, Brownsville, MD 21715.

Jerry C. Dodson Class 1964
Herald Mail 7/10/2002

KNOXVILLE, Md. - Jerry Calvin Dodson, 55, of 4110 Shady Lane, died Monday, July 8, 2002, at Shady Grove Adventist Hospital, Shady Grove, Md.
     Born Aug. 19, 1946, in Frederick, Md., he was the son of Jennie Watcher Dodson of Knoxville, and the late Roy E. Dodson.
He was an engineer for International Union of Operating Engineers Local 99.
     He was of the Lutheran faith.
He was a member of Loyal Order of Moose Lodge 1582, and Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 1136, both of Brunswick.
     Services will be Friday at 11 a.m. at John T. Williams Funeral Home, Brunswick. The Rev. Carroll L. Boyer will officiate. Burial will be in St. Mark's Cemetery, Petersville, Md.
     The family will receive friends Thursday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home, which will open at 9 a.m.
Memorial donations may be made to Frederick County Chapter, American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 1007, Frederick, MD 21701.

Mr. Gary Virts Class of 1952
As originally published on Thursday, June 20, 2002.
 

     Mr. Gary Marlin Virts, 67, of 744 Jefferson Pike, Knoxville, died Tuesday, June 18, at Frederick Memorial Hospital. He was the husband of Nancy Shriver Virts, his wife of 40 years.
     Born July 11, 1934, in Brunswick, he was a son of the late Orion Jacob and Madeline Moler Virts.
Mr. Virts was a retired civil engineer with 30 years of service for the Division of Public Works in Frederick County.
     He was a charter member of Faith Baptist Church in Knoxville. For the last three years, he was a member of and assisted in starting Real Life Community Church in Hagerstown. He was a member of the choir, "One God and One Voice."
     Mr. Virts was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving from 1957 to 1959.
Surviving in addition to his wife are two daughters, Chris Chevalier and husband James of Hagerstown, and Susan Miller and husband Donn of Jefferson; one sister, L. Duane Smith and husband Lee of Ellicott City; four grandchildren, Matthew Brandon Miller, Daniel James Chevalier, Kathryn Danielle Miller and Joshua Gary Chevalier; one aunt, Elizabeth Wheeler of Brunswick; two nieces, Teri Alva of North Carolina, and Melinda Niles and husband Tim of Hampstead; and one nephew, James Johnston of Chambersburg, Pa.
     Mr. Virts was preceded in death by one brother, Noel Orion Virts.
The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, June 20, at John T. Williams Funeral Home, 100 Petersville Road, Brunswick. The funeral home will be open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday.
     Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, June 21, at Faith Baptist Church, Knoxville, with the Rev. Frank Boyd and Jack Marcomy officiating.
     Interment will be in Union Cemetery, Lovettsville, Va.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Real Life Community Church, P.O. Box 4212, Hagerstown, Md. 21741; or American Cancer Society, Frederick County Unit, 1011 E. Patrick St., Suite B, Frederick, Md. 21701.

Mrs. Doris Price (Caniford) Class of 1943
As originally published on Saturday, June 15, 2002.

     Mrs. Doris A. Caniford, 75, of Brunswick, who resided in Adamstown, died Friday, June 14, at Frederick Memorial Hospital.
     She was the wife of the late Jack F. Caniford.
Born July 26, 1926, in Brunswick, she was a daughter of the late Clark G. and Lillian Speaks Price.
     Mrs. Caniford was a 1943 graduate of Brunswick High School. She retired from the National Geographic Society in 1991.
     She was a member of Eastern Star Chapter 97, Brunswick, and Bethany Lutheran Church, Brunswick.
Surviving are one daughter, Linda Ranneberger and husband Phil of Adamstown; one sister, June L. Utterback of Knoxville; four brothers, Donald H. Price and Gary Price, both of Knoxville, Richard Price of Gettysburg, Pa., and Wayne Price of Lexington; two grandsons, P. Bradley Ranneberger and wife Cindy of New Market, and Gregory F.C. Ranneberger and wife Allyson of Libertytown; and numerous nieces and nephews.
     Mrs. Caniford was preceded in death by one brother, Clark G. Price Jr.; and her sister-in-law, Betty Jane Price.
The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday, June 16, at John T. Williams Funeral Home, 100 Petersville Road, Brunswick. The funeral home will be open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday.
     Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, June 17, at the funeral home, with Pastor Lori Hoffman officiating. Interment will be in St. Mark's Cemetery, Petersville.
     Memorial contributions may be made to either National Kidney Foundation of Maryland, 1107 Kennilworth Drive, Suite 202, Baltimore, Md. 21204; or Frederick County Chapter of the American Cancer Society, 1011 E. Patrick St., Suite B, Frederick, Md. 21701
.

Mrs. Amanda Smith Class 1940
As originally published on Monday, June 10, 2002.

Mrs. Amanda R. Smith of 3746 Petersville Road, Knoxville, died Saturday, June 8, at Citizens Nursing Home, Frederick.
     Born in Jefferson, she was a daughter of the late Millard S. Sr. and Vivian Trego Smith.
Mrs. Smith was a member of St. Luke's Episcopal Church, Brownsville. She was a graduate of Brunswick High School.
     She was caretaker and supervisor for Bookings and Farmers Woods, Petersville.
Mrs. Smith was a Democrat and served at the polls as clerk. She was supervisor of St. Mark's Cemetery, Petersville. She was a member of the Tri-State Bluegrass Association Inc.
     She enjoyed gardening and tending to her many flowers.
Surviving are two sisters, Helen F. Smith and Gladys V. Smith, both of Petersville; one brother, Franklin C. Smith of Petersville; one aunt, Albina Wolf of Frederick; and a number of nieces and nephews.
     Mrs. Smith was preceded in death by two sisters, Katherine Sanbower and Doris L. Smith; and one brother, Millard S. Smith Jr.
     The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, June 11, at John T. Williams Funeral Home, 100 Petersville Road, Brunswick. The funeral home will be open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
     Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 12, at the funeral home, with the Rev. Charles R. McGinley officiating.
     Interment will be in St. Mark's Cemetery, Petersville.
     Memorial contributions may be made to St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 2150 Boteler Road, Brownsville, Md. 21715.

Mrs. Donna Stewart (Fleming) Class  of 1960
 Herald Mail As originally published on Wednesday, June 5, 2002.

Mrs. Donna S. Stewart Fleming, 59, of Oceanside, Calif., died Wednesday, May 29, at Tri-City Medical Center, Oceanside, after a short illness with cancer.
     She was the wife of Larry Fleming, her husband of 41 years.
Born Jan. 1, 1943, in Brunswick, she was a daughter of Doris Hoar of Brunswick.
     Mrs. Fleming was a 1960 graduate of Brunswick High School.  She was vice-president of information technology for Pacific Marine Credit Union, Oceanside, at the time of her death.
     Surviving in addition to her mother and husband are two sons, Todd Fleming and wife Christine of Cudahy, Wis., and Craig Fleming and wife Diane of Oceanside; one brother, Doug Stewart and wife Kathy of Jefferson; and four grandchildren, Jacob, Adam, Ashley and Amber.
     Memorial services will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 6, at First United Methodist Church, 7 S. Maryland Ave., Brunswick, with the Rev. Clark D. Carr officiating.
     In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Brent E. Hahn  Class of 1959
Herald Mail 5/31/2002

Brent Eugene Hahn, 60, of 1601 Dual Highway in Hagerstown, died Wednesday, May 29, 2002, at Washington County Hospital.
     Born Dec. 6, 1941, in Brunswick, Md., he was the son of Willie Eugene Hahn of Frederick, Md., and the late Elva Marybell Main Hahn.
     He was a 1959 graduate of Brunswick High School.
He was employed as assistant manager by Funkstown American Legion Post 211; and was previously employed by Morris Frock American Legion Post 42 and Washington County AMVETS Post 10.
     He was a veteran of the Vietnam War. He received the Good Conduct Medal and the Marksmanship Medal.
He had a band, Silvertones, and played in other bands, including country and western.
     He was a member of Morris Frock American Legion Post 42; VFW Post 1936 and a past member of the Color and Honor Guards; Williamsport Red Men; Conococheague Tribe 84; and AMVETS Post 10 and a past captain of the Color and Honor Guards.
     He is survived by his wife, Dee Hahn; one daughter, Stacey Hahn of Charlotte, N.C.; one son, Jason Hahn of Fort Lawn, S.C.; one stepdaughter, Belinda King of Hagers-town; one stepson, Jimmy Showe II of Hagerstown; two sisters, Joyce Kanche of Tigard, Ore., and DeeEtte Crutchley of Brunswick, Md.; one grandchild; seven stepgrandchildren; two stepgreat-grandchildren; one niece; two nephews; one cousin and one aunt.
     Services will be Monday at 11 a.m. at Minnich Funeral Home, Wilson Boulevard, Hagerstown. Pastor Clyde Hardin will officiate. Burial will be in Cedar Lawn Memorial Park, Hagerstown, with military honors by Morris Frock American Legion Post 42 and AMVETS Post 10.
     The family will receive friends Sunday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorial donations may be made to Brent Hahn Memorial Fund, c/o Dee Hahn, 1601 Dual Highway, Hagerstown, MD 21740

Mr. Ernest Wineholt Class 1947
News Post Thursday,
May 16, 2002


    
Mr. Ernest L. Wineholt, 72, of 538 Brunswick St., Brunswick, died Tuesday, May 14, at College View Center, Frederick.
He was the husband of the late Betty Jane Powers Wineholt.
     Born Feb. 12, 1930, in Brunswick, he was a son of the late George and Eugenia Wineholt.
Mr. Wineholt attended Brunswick Elementary and Brunswick High schools, graduating in 1947.
     He enlisted Oct. 4, 1949, in the U.S. Navy, trained at Great Lakes Naval Training Center, and was assigned as a radarman third class aboard the USS Bexar APA-237. He was discharged Sept. 24, 1952 at the U.S. Receiving Station, San Diego, Calif., with a total of three years, 11 months and 21 days of service.
     Mr. Wineholt's service awards included the Navy Good Conduct, Korean Service, United Nations Service, and National Defense medals. Upon his return, he was employed with the U.S. Postal Service in the Brunswick area, until he retired in May 1981.
     He was a member of First United Methodist Church, Brunswick, and a life-member of Steadman-Keenan Post 96, of the American Legion, having served as post commander, past adjutant, Frederick County commander, and Western Maryland District commander. He later served as past adjutant for 13 years, officiating the Veterans Day Parade, and was a staff member for Boys State for 18 years. In addition, he also served a term as president of Fraternal Order of Eagles 1136 and was secretary for 10 years.
     Surviving are one brother, Ellwood Wineholt of Brunswick; two stepchildren, Patti Haller and husband Jimmy of New Cumberland, Pa., and Michael Powers and wife Linda of Libertytown; four grandchildren, Tammy Powers of Libertytown, Shelly Ford and husband Randy of Frederick, Jason Haller of New Cumberland, and Jeremy Haller and wife Tara of Etters, Pa.; one great-granddaughter, Megan Ford of Frederick; and several nieces and cousins.
     Mr. Wineholt was preceded in death by one brother, George Wineholt.
Mr. Wineholt will also be remembered by many friends.
     The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, May 16, and 9 a.m. Friday, May 17, until time of funeral services at 11 a.m. Friday, at John T. Williams Funeral Home, 100 Petersville Road, Brunswick. The Rev. Clark D. Carr will officiate.
     Interment will be in Resthaven Memorial Gardens, Frederick.
Memorial contributions may be made to either American Cancer Society, 1011 E. Patrick St., Suite B, Frederick, Md. 21701; or First United Methodist Church Organ Fund, 7 S. Maryland Ave., Brunswick, Md. 21716.

Mary L. Price (Webber) Class 1940

Herald-Mail 5/10/2002

KNOXVILLE, Md. - Mary Lillian Webber, 78, of 130-B Jefferson Pike, died Thursday, May 9, 2002, at her home.
     Born Aug. 5, 1923, in Sandy Hook, she was the daughter of the late George E. and Maude Noos Price.
She was preceded in death by her husband, John Leo Webber.
     She retired from the Knoxville Post Office as a postal worker.
She was a member of the ladies auxiliary of Steadman-Keenan Post 96 of the American Legion, Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 1136 and VFW Post 10421, all of Brunswick, Md.
     She is survived by two sons, Rhett O. Webber of Kunsan Air Base, Korea, and Tony Webber of Knoxville; a sister, Frances Webber of Brunswick; and two grandchildren.
     She was preceded in death by a stepbrother, Karl Wagner.
Services will be Monday at 11 a.m. at John T. Williams Funeral Home, Brunswick. The Rev. George Snyder will officiate.    Burial will be in Reformed Cemetery, Knoxville.
     The family will receive friends today from 7 to 9 p.m. and Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home, which will open at 9 a.m. Sunday.

Mrs. Katherine Bryant-Snyder Class 1981
As originally published on Thursday, March 14, 2002.

Mrs. Katherine Bryant-Snyder, 39, of Reston, Va., formerly of Knoxville, died Tuesday, March 12, at Fairfax Hospital, Fairfax, Va.
     She was the wife of Joseph George Snyder.
Born Feb. 8, 1963, in Frederick, she was a daughter of Emory D. and Nancy Dunbar Bryant of Knoxville.
     Mrs. Bryant-Snyder was a human resources manager at TRW Inc. in Reston.
She was Roman Catholic. She graduated with a bachelor's degree in business administration from George Mason University.
     Surviving in addition to her husband and parents are one sister, Suzette Richwagen of Rosemont; two brothers, David Bryant of Harpers Ferry, W.Va., and Michael Bryant of Middletown; and two nephews, James Bryant and John Bryant, both of Harpers Ferry.
     There will be no visitation.
Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, March 15, at St. Mary's Roman Catholic Petersville, with the Rev. Lawrence J. Gesy officiating.
     Memorial contributions may be made to Brain Aneurysm, 295 Cambridge St., Boston, Mass. 02114.
Arrangements are being handled by John T. Williams Funeral Home, Brunswick.

Mrs. Beaulah Halley (Orndorff) Class of 1922
As originally published on Thursday, April 11, 2002.
 

Mrs. Beaulah Mae Orndorff, 98, of 20 E. D St., Brunswick, died Tuesday, April 9, at her home.
     She was the wife of the late Clyde Raymond Orndorff.
Born May 11, 1903, in Brunswick, she was a daughter of the late Bradley T. and Lillie Deihl Halley
     Mrs. Orndorff was a homemaker.
She was a member of Rosemont Alliance Church, Knoxville, where she taught Sunday school for many years, served on the church board, and was active in the Women's Missionary Prayer Group.
     Surviving are two daughters, Eileen O. Houlihan of Binghamton, N.Y., and Evelyn O. Best and husband Lee of Knoxville; four sons, Gilbert L. Orndorff and wife Roselyn of Ellicott City, Clyde Richard Orndorff and wife Joan of Brunswick, Bernard C. Orndorff and wife Nancy of Lovettsville, Va., and David L. Orndorff and wife Regina of Hagerstown; two sisters, Mary E. Gladstone of Leesburg, Va., and Lillie Palmisano of Orrtanna, Pa.; 18 grandchildren; and 27 great-grandchildren.
     Mrs. Orndorff was preceded in death by five brothers.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, April 12, at John T. Williams Funeral Home, 100 Petersville Road, Brunswick. The funeral home will be open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday.
     Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 13, at Rosemont Alliance Church, Knoxville, with the Rev. William Beaupain officiating. Interment will be in Union Cemetery, Lovettsville.
     In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Rosemont Alliance Church, 3525 Petersville Road, Knoxville, Md. 21758.

Virginia A. Younkins (Cooper) Class 1931
Herald Mail 3/6/2002

     FREDERICK, Md. -Virginia Almeda Younkins Cooper, 89, of Frederick, died Tuesday, March 5, 2002, at Northampton Manor Nursing Home, Frederick.
     Born March 22, 1912, in Brownsville, she was the daughter of the late Orville B. and Martha F. Carter Younkins.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, the Rev. Herbert Austin Cooper, in 1999.
     She attended Bethany Bible School and received practical nursing training at Bethany Hospital in Chicago.
She was past president of the Women's Fellowship at Brothers Valley, Barron Ridge and Pleasant View Brethren churches. She was Junior Choir director and member of the choir at Brothers Valley Church.
     She organized and led the Girls 4-H Club of Burkittsville, Md.; worked with the Church World Service Center in New Windsor, Md.; and in 1975 and 1979 organized trips to the Holy Land.
She was a member of the Frederick Church of the Brethren.
     She is survived by two sons, Larry C. Cooper of Landenberg, Pa., and Lynn Cooper of Myersville, Md.; three grandchildren, Michael Cooper of Oakland, Md., Douglas Cooper of New Market, Md., and Laura C. Love of Nottingham, Pa.; two great-grandchildren; and one niece.
     She was preceded in death by one sister, Olive Younkins Higdon.
Services will be Friday at 11 a.m. at Frederick Church of the Brethren. The Rev. Paul Mundey will officiate. Burial will be in Old Brownsville Church Cemetery, Brownsville.
     The family will receive friends Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Keeney and Basford Funeral Home, Frederick.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Frederick Church of the Brethren, 201 Fairview Ave., Frederick, MD 21701; or to a charity of one's choice.

Roberta L. Reynolds Class 1984
Herald Mail 2/16/2002

     FORT LOUDON, Pa. - Roberta Louise "Robbi" Reynolds, 35, of 20 Path Valley Road and formerly of Brunswick, Md., died Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2002, at her home.
     Born Nov. 17, 1966, in Leesburg, Va., she was the daughter of JoAnna Wolfe of Mercersburg, Pa. and the late Lester Reynolds Jr.
She was formerly employed by Mack Trucks in Hagerstown.
     She was of the Catholic faith.
She attended James Buchanan High School in Mercersburg; and was a 1984 graduate of Brunswick High School.
     She was a member of Brunswick American Legion Auxiliary.
In addition to her mother, she is survived by her stepfather, Ronald Wolfe of Mercersburg; one daughter, DiAnna Reynolds at home; one sister, Geri L. Reynolds of Knoxville, Md.; one brother, Kregg A. Reynolds of Knoxville; paternal grandmother, Marian Reynolds of Knoxville; one aunt; four uncles; one cousin; and a nephew.
     Services will be Monday at 1 p.m. at John T. Williams Funeral Home, 100 Petersville Road, Brunswick. The Rev. Larry Gesy will officiate. Burial will be in St. Marks Cemetery, Petersville, Md.
     The family will receive friends Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home, which will open at 9 a.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to DiAnna Reynolds, c/o Kregg Reynolds, 4741 Catholic Church Road, Knoxville, MD 21758; or Geri Reynolds, 3619 Petersville Road, Knoxville, MD 21758.

Ernestine Pearrell (Reynolds) Class of 1950
As originally published on Friday, February 15, 2002.

Mrs. Ernestine Dolores Reynolds, 69, of Myrtle Beach, S.C., died Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2002 at her home.
     Born March 31, 1932, in Brunswick, she was a daughter of the late James Russell and Edith Wisner Pearrell. Mrs. Reynolds was a retired bank teller.
     She was a member of the South Strand Ruritan Club and Surfside United Methodist Church. She was a former member of New York Hill Methodist Church, Brunswick.
     Mrs. Reynolds enjoyed crafts and making angels.
Surviving in addition to her husband are one son, James Lester Reynolds and wife Carol of Brandon, Miss.; two daughters, Sandra Elaine Margeson and husband Mark of Horseheads, N.Y., and Brenda Gaye Hichborn and husband Richard of Woodstock, Ga.; six grandchildren; and five brothers, James R. Pearrell Jr., Owen B. Pearrell, Emerson E. Pearrell, Richard A. Pearrell and David L. Pearrell, all of Brunswick.
     Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 17, at Surfside United Methodist Church, 16th Avenue, Surfside Beach, S.C., with the Rev. Charles Inabinet officiating.
     Memorial contributions may be made to New York Hill Methodist Church, or to American Cancer Society, c/o Pancreatic Cancer Research, 950 48th Ave. North, Myrtle Beach, S.C. 29577.
     Arrangements are by Goldfinch Funeral Home, 11528 Hwy. 17 Bypass, Murrells Inlet, S.C.

Eva G. Burgee (Albert) Class 1932 
Hagerstown Herald January 28, 2002

      BRUNSWICK, Md. - Eva Gertrude Albert, 85, of 115 9th Ave., died Saturday, Jan. 26, 2002, at Frederick (Md.) Memorial Hospital.
     Born March 4, 1916, in Plain No. 4, Md., she was the daughter of the late Howard Eldridge and Cora Spurrier Burgee.
She was preceded in death by her husband, George Raymond Albert.
     She sold World Book Encyclopedias for 12 years and worked for the government for four years.
She was a member of New York Hill United Methodist Church, where she taught Sunday School for 50 years, was a member of John Wesley Society, the Joy Class, United Methodist Women and Homemakers. She was also affiliated with First United Methodist Church.
     She organized and taught kindergarten for five years in Brunswick.
She was a member of the PTA and Senior Citizens at Brunswick.
     She is survived by a daughter, Connie Ahalt of Jefferson, Md.; two sons, Dennis Albert of Sharpsburg, and Brent Albert of Livingston, N.J.; two sisters, Doris Hoar of Brunswick, and Joan Giles of Denver; two brothers, William Burgee of Frederick, and Robert Burgee of Hyattsville, Md.; and seven grandchildren.
     She was preceded in death by a daughter, Arlyne Frock; two brothers, Paul Burgee and George Burgee; and a stepsister, Hazel Gentzler.
     Services will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. at New York Hill United Methodist Church, Brunswick. The Rev. Clark D. Carr will officiate. Burial will be in Park Heights Cemetery, Brunswick.
     The family will receive friends Tuesday from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 7 to 9 p.m. at John T. Williams Funeral Home, 100 Petersville Road, Brunswick, which will be open after 9 a.m.
     Memorial contributions may be made to New York Hill United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 217, Brunswick, MD 21716.

Mrs. Hazel Himes (Harwood) Class of 1936
As originally published on Monday, January 28, 2002.

Mrs. Hazel Pauline Harwood, 83, of 36 W. Baltimore St., Funkstown, died Saturday, Jan. 26, at Homewood at Williamsport.
     She was the wife of James Newkirk Harwood, whom she married Feb. 7, 1942.
Born March 3, 1918, in Weverton, she was a daughter of the late William Moore and Martha Elizabeth J. Jones Himes.
     Mrs. Harwood farmed with her husband from 1943 until they retired in 1970.
She was a member of Brownsville Church of the Brethren.
     Surviving in addition to her husband are one daughter, Bonnie L. Wotthlie and husband Richard of Mount Airy; one son, Robert Earl Harwood and wife Donna of Shippensburg, Pa.; two sisters, Esther Harwood and Virginia King, both of Hagerstown; and five grandchildren, James, Katherine, Donald, Damon and Thomas.
     Mrs. Harwood was preceded in death by an infant son, Larry Gene Harwood; one sister, Pearl Thompson; and one brother, Earl Himes.
     The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, Jan. 28, at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown.
     Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 29, at the funeral home, with the Rev. Daniel M. Johnson officiating.
Interment will be in Cedar Lawn Memorial Park.
     In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Brownsville Church of the Brethren, 1911 Rohrersville Road, Brownsville, Md. 21715.

Mrs. Dorothy Fairfax (Robinson) Class 1955
As originally published on Friday, January 18, 2002.

Mrs. Dorothy Ann "Dot" Robinson, 64, of 540 White Oak Trail, Spring Hill, Tenn., formerly of Brunswick, died Tuesday, Jan. 15, at Williamson Medical Center, Franklin, Tenn.
     She was the wife of John W. Robinson Jr., her husband of 47 years.
Born May 8, 1937, in Brunswick, she was a daughter of the late John Lindsay and Pauline Southard Fairfax.
     Mrs. Robinson was a former employee of National Geographic Society.
She was a member of Knoxville Bible Church, Knoxville, Md.
     Mrs. Robinson was a 1955 graduate of Brunswick High School.
Surviving in addition to her husband are one daughter, Kathy Craig and husband Tim of Spring Hill; four sons, John W. Robinson III and wife Pat of Falling Waters, W.Va., Patrick Keith Robinson and wife Sue of Beverly Hills, Fla., Richard L. Robinson and wife Rose of Basom, N.Y., and Mickey Robinson of Spring Hill; nine grandchildren, Ashley Craig, Amber Robinson, Carrie Robinson, Elisha Robinson, Timothy Craig Jr., Michael Robinson, Ricki Robinson, Michael Hilton and Paul Allen Robinson; and three great-grandchildren.
     Mrs. Robinson was preceded in death by one grandson, Gary Wayne Robinson.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, and from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 20, at John T. Williams Funeral Home, 100 Petersville Road, Brunswick. The funeral home will be open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday.
     Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 21, at Knoxville Bible Church, 208 Knoxville Road, Knoxville, with Pastor George Snyder officiating.
     Interment will be in Rosedale Cemetery, Martinsburg, W.Va.


Mrs. Mabel Chaney (Cooper)
Class of 1952

As originally published on Friday, January 11, 2002.

     Mrs. Mabel "Frannie" Cooper, 68, of 903 E. C St., Brunswick, died Thursday, Jan. 10, at Beverly Healthcare, Frederick.
She was the wife of Jerry E. Cooper.
     Born Oct. 24, 1933, in Brunswick, she was a daughter of the late William H. and Eva Taylor Chaney.
Mrs. Cooper was a member of New York Hill United Methodist Church where she was a Sunday school teacher and a member of the Joy Class.
     Surviving in addition to her husband are one daughter, Lora Faith Shores and husband Randy of Knoxville; one son, Greg M. Cooper of Brunswick; three sisters, Jeanette Cooper of Brunswick, the Rev. Noni Sigler of Knoxville, and Eva Sewell of Frederick; two grandchildren, David Shores and wife Kim of Brunswick, and Dawn Shores of Knoxville; and two great-grandchildren, Austin and Tyler Shores.
     Mrs. Cooper was preceded in death by a half sister, Leoda Crabtree; one stepsister, Mabel Chaney; and one stepbrother, Ralph Chaney.
     The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 13, at John T. Williams Funeral Home, 100 Petersville Road, Brunswick.
     Graveside funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 14, in Brownsville Heights Cemetery, Brownsville, with the Rev. Clark D. Carr and the Rev. Noni Sigler officiating.
     Memorial contributions may be made to New York Hill United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 217, Brunswick, Md. 21716.

Mr. Fred Younkins Class of 1931
As originally published on Tuesday, January 8, 2002.

       Fred Harley Younkins, 88, of 19614 Yarrowsburg Road, Knoxville, died Sunday, Jan. 6, at Washington County Hospital, Hagerstown.
He was the husband of Alberta M. Higdon Younkins, his wife of 56 years.
     Born Oct. 27, 1913, in Garrett's Mill, he was a son of the late Maltby C. and Ruth N. Phillips Younkins.
He had retired after 25 years as a budget analyst for the Department of Defense.
     He was a veteran of World War II, serving with the U.S. Army's 1st Armored Division in Africa and Europe.
He was a member of Brownsville Church of the Brethren and the building committee.
     He was past president and life-member of Pleasant Valley Ruritan Club, former member of Washington County Planning and Zoning Commission, member of Clopper-Michael Post 10 American Legion in Boonsboro and Brunswick Veterans of Foreign Wars, and played many years in the Washington County Amateur Baseball League.
     In addition to his wife, he is survived by two daughters, Marsha L. Deal of Bethany Beach, Del., and Jan M. Keefer of Waynesboro, Pa.; one son, Gale H. Younkins of Harrisonburg, Va.; and four grandchildren.
     He was preceded in death by one sister, Rachel Higgs; and one brother, Earl Younkins.
The family will receive friends Wednesday, Jan. 9, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Bast Funeral Home, 7606 Old National Pike, Boonsboro.
     Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 10 at Brownsville Church of the Brethren. The Rev. Daniel Johnson will officiate.
     Interment will be in Brownsville Heights Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Brownsville Church of the Brethren Memorial Fund, 1911 Rohrersville Road, Brownsville, Md. 21715.

Mrs. Mary Sheckells (Grubb) Class of 1941
As originally published on Thursday, November 29, 2001.

Mrs. Mary Eva Grubb, 77, of 137 Buttercup Drive, Hagerstown, formerly of Brunswick, died Tuesday, Nov. 27, at her home.
     Born Jan. 30, 1924, in Brunswick, she was the daughter of the late Roy Wilmer and Charlotte Sheckells.
She was a retired assembly line worker at GM Parts Plant in Martinsburg, W.Va.
     She was a Lutheran.
She is survived by one son, William Mundey III and wife Debbie of Brunswick; two sisters, Ruth Griffith and Doris J. Sheckells, both of Brunswick; one brother, David Sheckells of Dunedin, Fla.; one granddaughter, April Mundey of Brunswick; one grandson, William Mundey IV of Charles Town, W.Va.; two step-grandchildren, Sean McKinney and wife Denise of Frederick, and Michael McKinney of Jefferson; and 11 nieces and nephews, including Mervin Joseph Griffith of Brunswick.
     She will also be remembered by her friends, Thelma Ritchie, Rhoda Helmintoller, Wilma Herbert and Jovan Porter.
She was preceded in death by three sisters, Evelyn Roberts, Roberta Sheckells and Eugena Sheckells; and one brother, Roy W. Sheckells Jr.
     The family will receive friends at John T. Williams Funeral Home, 100 Petersville Road, Brunswick, on Thursday, Nov. 29, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. The funeral home will be open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
     Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 30, at the funeral home. The Rev. Arvel J. Barrett will officiate.
Interment will be in Park Heights Cemetery, Brunswick.
     Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Washington County, 101 E. Baltimore St., Hagerstown, Md. 21740.

Miss Pauline VanPelt Class 1929
As originally published on Thursday, November 1, 2001.

Miss Pauline C. VanPelt, 89, of Middletown, died Wednesday, Oct. 31, at Frederick Memorial Hospital.
     Born May 22, 1912, in Brunswick, she was a daughter of the late John and Sarah Brown VanPelt.
Miss VanPelt retired after 41 years as an educator with the Frederick County public school system. She was a graduate of Salisbury State University, and did her graduate work at Columbia University in New York. She was a teacher for many years at Middletown High School and retired as vice-principal at Middletown High after 16 years.
     She is survived by many nieces and nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, at Zion Lutheran Church, 107 W. Main St., Middletown. The Rev. Donald L. Turley will officiate.
     Interment will be in St. Luke's Episcopal Church Cemetery, Brownsville.
Memorial contributions may be made to the garden fund of Zion Lutheran Church, 107 W. Main St., Middletown, Md. 21769.
     Arrangements are by Donald B. Thompson Funeral Home, Middletown

Howard (Hardy) Gosnell Class 1942
As originally published on Wednesday, October 24, 2001.

Mr. Howard William Gosnell Jr., 77, of Lovettsville, Va., died Saturday, Oct. 20, at Frederick Memorial Hospital.
     He was the husband of Mildred I. Gosnell, his wife of 57 years.
Born Oct. 4, 1924, in Brunswick, he was a son of the late Howard W. Sr. and Lillian Virts Gosnell.
     Mr. Gosnell was raised in Brunswick. He was a 1942 graduate of Brunswick High School.
He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Army with the 17th Infantry Battalion, stationed in Italy for 18 months, fighting in North Apennines PO Valley.
     Following military service, Mr. Gosnell worked 38 years, until his retirement, as a car inspector for the Baltimore and Ohio-CSX Railroad.
He was a member of Bethany Lutheran Church, Brunswick, a life-member of American Legion, Steadman-Keenan Post 96, Brunswick, and a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 10421, Brunswick.
     Surviving in addition to his wife are one daughter, Susan Swain and husband John of Rogersville, Tenn.; one son, William Gosnell and wife Nell of Memphis, Tenn.; two grandchildren, Katherine and Pete Gosnell of Memphis; one sister, Evelyn Ambrose of Knoxville; and one niece, Elaine Hoffman of Hanover.
     Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24, at Brown Funeral Home, 34 E. Broadway St., Lovettsville, where funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 25. The Rev. Bruce Barth will officiate.
     Interment will be in Lovettsville Union Cemetery, Lovettsville.
Memorial donations may be made to Lovettsville Volunteer Fire & Rescue, P.O. Box 123, Lovettsville, Va. 20180

Mr. Jesse L. Ault Sr.  Custodian at Brunswick High School.
Herald Mail 10/14/2001

BRUNSWICK, Md. - Jesse Leon Ault Sr., 55, of 511 W. Potomac St., died Saturday, Oct. 13, 2001, at Frederick Memorial Hospital, Frederick, Md.
      Born Dec. 25, 1945, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late George W. and Ruth Myers Ault.
He was a retired assistant lead custodian at Brunswick High School.
     He was a Baptist.
He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Piper Ault; a daughter, Tammy Ault at home; three sons, Jesse Ault Jr. of Brunswick and Glenn Ault and Michael Ault, both at home; three sisters, Delores Kauffman of Smithsburg, Kay Hostler of Mannings, W.Va., and Debbie Hoffman of Fox Glen, W.Va.; three brothers, Jerry Ault of Sandy Hook, Md., Donald Ault of Charles Town, W.Va., and Ricky Ault Sr. of Brunswick; seven grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter.
     Services will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Eackles-Spencer Funeral Home, Harpers Ferry, W.Va. The Rev. Marvin M. Caton Sr. will officiate.
     The family will receive friends today and Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home

Mr. Charles Gum - Class 1968
As originally published on Saturday, September 8, 2001.

Mr. Charles Lloyd Gum, 51, of Dagsboro, Del., died Saturday, Sept. 1, at Beebe Medical Center, Lewes, Del.
     He is survived by his wife, Sandra Charlotte Gum.
He was born in Brunswick, a son of the late Ralph E. Sr. and Marie Davis Gum.
     Mr. Gum retired in 2000, after 31 years as a meat cutter for Safeway stores in Greenbelt.
Surviving in addition to his wife, are a son, Jason Gum of Jefferson; a daughter, Laura Gum of Baltimore; two sisters, Marie Sier of New Market and Mary Jane Cleary of Riverdale; and a grandson.
     He was predeceased by a brother, Ralph E. Gum Jr.
Visitation hours were held Tuesday at Parsell Funeral Homes & Crematorium, Clarksville Chapel, Clarksville, Del.
     Funeral services and burial were private.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Millville Volunteer Fire Department, Millville, DE 1967.

Mary Charlotte O'Hara (Bolander) Class 1941

BRUNSWICK, Md. - Mary Charlotte Bolander, 79, of 17 Peach Orchard Court, died Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2001, at Beverly Health Care in Frederick, Md.
     Born April 6, 1922, in Baltimore, she was the daughter of the late John Bernard and Ethel Juanita Miller O'Hara.
She was preceded in death by her husband, James Thomas Bolander.
     She was a member of Bethany Lutheran Church in Brunswick.
She is survived by four nieces, Sylvia Quesenberry, Patti Kern and Diane Wenner, all of Brunswick, and Bonny M. Wenner of Knoxville; and two nephews, Mark Moler of Knoxville and Benson Haller of Smithsburg.
     She was preceded in death by three sisters, Maxine Moran, Leona Moler and Patricia Werking; a brother, James C. Haller; a niece and a nephew.
     Graveside services will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Park Heights Cemetery in Brunswick. The Rev. W. Phillip Fogarty will officiate.
There will be no visitation.
     Memorial donations may be made to Bethany Lutheran Church, 9 First Ave., Brunswick, MD 21716.
Arrangements are by John T. Williams Funeral Home, Brunswick.

Miss Janice Kirk Class 1942
As originally published on Monday, August 27, 2001.

Miss Janice Moore Kirk, 75, of 5629 Kirkland Drive, Frederick, died Friday, Aug. 24, at Northampton Manor Nursing Center, Frederick.
     Born Oct. 21, 1925, in Frederick, she was a daughter of the late Otho Willis and Elsie Mary Lou Moore Kirk.
Miss Kirk was a retired administrative officer for 40 years with Long Beach Naval Shipyard.
     She was a 1942 graduate of Brunswick High School and attended Golden West Community College.
Miss Kirk was a member and financial secretary at First United Methodist Church, Brunswick. She was a member of the American Association of Retired Persons, the National Association of Retired Federal Employees, Frederick Memorial Hospital Auxiliary, and the United Methodist Women.
     Surviving are many cousins.
Miss Kirk will also be remembered by her friend, Deborah Sofley of Frederick.
     Miss Kirk was preceded in death by one sister, Martha Elaine Kirk.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 28, at John T. Williams Funeral Home, 100 Petersville Road, Brunswick. The funeral home will be open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday.
     Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 29, at First United Methodist Church, Brunswick, with the Rev. Clark D. Carr officiating.
     Interment will be in Reformed Cemetery, Knoxville.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to First United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 217, Brunswick, Md. 21716

Donald C. Purdham - Class 1939

FREDERICK, Md. - Donald Clinton Purdham, 78, of 40 N. Pendleton Court, died Tuesday October 5, 1999 at Frederick Memorial Hospital.
     Born Aug. 6, 1921, in Brunswick, Md., he was the son of the late Claud and Virgie Younkins Purdham.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Jane Nelson Purdham, in 1995.
     He was a 1939 graduate of Brunswick High School.
He was employed by the federal government in the Veteran's Administration and the Department of the Army, retiring in 1971.
     He served in the U.S. Army during World War II in the South Pacific, the Philippines and Japan.
He was a member of St. John's Catholic Church in Frederick.
     He was a member of VFW Post 10421 in Brunswick; Chapter 356 AARP in Frederick; Chapter 409 National Association of Retired Federal Employees in Frederick; Loyal Order of the Moose Lodge 1508 and Steadman-Keenan Post No. 96, both in Brunswick.
     He volunteered for the American Red Cross Blood Program from 1976 to 1991 and provided transportation to patients for medical treatment. He volunteered with the Internal Revenue Service.
     He is survived by a son, Kenneth N. Purdham of Frederick; and cousins.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated Friday at 10 a.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Brunswick. The Rev. Wayne Funk will be celebrant. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery.
     Friends may call today from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at John T. Williams Funeral Home, 100 Petersville Road in Brunswick. The funeral home will be open today from 1 p.m.
     Memorial donations may be made to Brunswick Senior Citizens Center, 12 E. "A" St., Brunswick, MD 21716

Mildred Painter (Dawson) - Class 1943

November 9, 1999 wife of Donald (Shelly) Dawson

Mildred M. Dawson     FREDERICK, Md. - Mildred Marino Dawson, 73, of 6409 Weatherby Court, and formerly of Brunswick, Md., died Tuesday, Nov. 9, 1999, at Washington Hospital Center in Washington D.C.
     Born Nov. 17, 1925, in Lovettsville, Va., she was the daughter of the late Charles Herbert and Rosa Simpson Painter.
She was a 1943 graduate of Brunswick High School.
     She retired from the Brunswick Citizen. She worked at Bon-Ton in Frederick.
She was a member of First United Methodist Church; and United Methodist Women in Brunswick.
     She is survived by her husband, Donald W. "Shelly" Dawson Sr.; two daughters, Donna Poffinberger of Jefferson, Md., and Pamela Keeling of Knoxville, Md.; a son, Donald W. Dawson Jr. of Frederick; four sisters, Ellen Cooper of Brunswick, Ann Koontz of Jefferson, Evelyn Ayers of Harpers Ferry, W.Va., and Maxine Hamilton of Hillsboro, Va.; two brothers, Eugene Painter of Frederick and Renace Painter of Lovettsville; and nine grandchildren.
     She was preceded in death by a sister, Ethel Gordon; and a brother, William Painter.
Services will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at First United Methodist Church in Brunswick. The Rev. Clark D. Carr will officiate. Burial will be in Mount Olivet Cemetery in Lovettsville.
     There will be no visitation.
Memorial donations may be made to First United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 217, Brunswick, MD 21716.
     Arrangements are by John T. Williams Funeral Home, Brunswick.

Emogene Wenner (Souder) - Class 1927

December 1, 1999

Katherine B. Manor - Class Unkn


BRUNSWICK, Md. - Katherine Bryarly Manor, 89, of 520 W. Potomac St., died Friday, Dec., 24, 1999, at Reeders Memorial Home in Boonsboro.
     Born Sept. 27, 1910, in North Mountain, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late James Bryarly Manor and Cora Naylor Manor.
She was a graduate of Brunswick High School and James Madison University. She did graduate work at Cornell University.
     She taught in Brunswick schools for 42 years. During that time, she was secretary, treasurer and vice president of the local PTA.
She was a lifelong member of Grace Episcopal Church in Brunswick, a church school teacher, and served as secretary, treasurer, vice president and president of the former Women's Guild.
     She was a member of Kappa Delta Pi, treasurer of the Alumni Association of James Madison University, and was a member of the Frederick County, state and national Retired Teachers Association. She also was a member of the board of directors of Brunswick Library.
      She is survived by three cousins, Marjorie B. Lakin, Eleanor V. Lakin and Patricia L. Lemkuhl, all of Boonsboro.
Services will be held Monday at 10:30 a.m. at Grace Episcopal Church in Brunswick. The Rev. Thomas P. Staup will officiate. Burial will be in St. Mark's Cemetery in Petersville, Md.
     The family will receive friends at John T. Williams Funeral Home, 100 Petersville Road, Brunswick, Sunday from 7 to 9 p.m.
Memorial donations may be made to Brunswick Library, 915 N. Maple Ave., Brunswick, MD 21716.

Hagerstown Herald Mail 1/12/2000
Malcolm J. Webber - Class 1940


BOONSBORO - Malcolm J. Webber, 80, of Reeders Memorial Home, and formerly of Chewsville, died Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2000, at Washington County Hospital.
     Born Aug. 28, 1919, in Knoxville, he was the son of the late James G. and Oretta Swope Webber.
He retired in 1974 from Fairchild Aircraft in Hagerstown.
     He was a member of Bethel United Methodist Church in Chewsville.
He is survived by his wife, Kathleen M. Isenburg Webber of Falling Waters, W.Va.; a son, James W. Webber of Falling Waters; two grandchildren; and two nieces.He was preceded in death by a brother, Eugene Webber.
     Services will be Friday at 11 a.m. at Rest Haven Funeral Chapel, 1601 Pennsylvania Ave., Hagerstown. The Rev. John W. Schildt will officiate. Burial will be in Rest Haven Cemetery.
     The family will receive friends Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorial donations may be made to Humane Society of Washington County, 13011 Maugansville Road, Hagerstown, MD 21740.

Frederick News Post 2/2/2000
Mr. Donald Dawson - Class 1943
As originally published on Thursday, February 3, 2000.


Mr. Donald William "Shelly" Dawson Sr., 75, of 6409A Weatherby Court, Frederick, formerly of Brunswick, died Wednesday, Feb. 2, at Frederick Memorial Hospital.
     He was the husband of the late Mildred Marino Painter Dawson.
Born Sept. 6, 1924, in Brunswick, he was a son of the late Thomas William and Della Mae Grams Dawson.
     Mr. Dawson was a retired owner and operator of Dawson's TV & Appliances and Shelly's Cleaners, both of Brunswick.
He was a member of First United Methodist Church, Moose Lodge 1582, and Steadman-Keenan American Legion Post 96, all of Brunswick.
     He was a 1943 graduate of Brunswick High School.
He served as president of the Brunswick Little League for 17 years and was a former Brunswick city councilman.
     Mr. Dawson was a veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Arkansas.
Surviving are two daughters, Donna Poffinberger of Jefferson, and Pamela Keeling and husband Pat of Knoxville; one son, Donald W. Dawson Jr. of Frederick; two sisters, Marion McGuinn of Randallstown, and Kathleen Malooley of Hanover, Pa.; one uncle, Beverly Dawson of Mount Jackson, Va.; nine grandchildren, Jeffrey Poffinberger of Costa Rica, Jennifer Rosenbaum and husband Jason of Frederick, Jay Poffinberger of Jefferson, Shelley McLane, Charlie McLane, Willie McLane and Chiara Keeling, all of Knoxville, Shawn McLane of Philadelphia, Pa., and Ignacio Keeling and wife Jennifer of Raleigh, N.C.
Mr. Dawson was preceded in death by two brothers, Norman Lee Dawson and Robert E. Dawson.
     The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 5, at John T. Williams Funeral Home, 100 Petersville Road, Brunswick. The funeral home will be open from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday.
     Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 6, at First United Methodist Church, Brunswick, with the Rev. Clark D. Carr officiating.
     Interment will be in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Lovettsville, Va.
Memorial contributions may be made to First United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 217, Brunswick, Md. 21716

Mrs. Rosalee Mills (McMurry) Class of 1931
As originally published on Tuesday, February 22, 2000.

     Mrs. Rosalee Elizabeth McMurry, 86, a lifelong resident of Brunswick, and a resident of Vindobona Nursing Home, died Monday, Feb. 21, at Frederick Memorial Hospital.
     She was the wife of the late James Francis McMurry, who died Dec. 19, 1989.
Born Feb. 4, 1914, in Maryland, she was a daughter of the late Roger William and Vera E. Albright Mills.
     Mrs. McMurry was a graduate of Brunswick High School, Class of 1931.
She was a homemaker for most of her life. She was a member of Bethany Lutheran Church, Brunswick.
     Surviving are one son, Jim R. McMurry and wife Darlene of Middletown; one sister, Delores Michael of Delaware; two grandchildren, James R. McMurry Jr. of Middletown and Selene May Stevens and husband Phillip of Smithsburg; two great-grandchildren, Matthew Jennings Stevens and Amanda Marie Stevens; and a number of nieces, nephews and cousins.
     She was preceded in death by three brothers, Roger W. Mills Jr., Ausbin Mills and Douglas H.E. Mills; and two sisters, Ethel Blair and Dorothy Hickman.
     The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 22, at Keeney and Basford Funeral Home, 106 E. Church St., Frederick.
     Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 23, at graveside in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Frederick, with the Rev. Leon Dodson officiating. Those wishing to attend should assemble in front of Francis Scott Key Memorial Chapel by 2:45 p.m.

Mrs Dorothy Bonnie Bingham Brubaker - Class of 1931
Hagerstown Herald Mail 4/4/2000

EWING TOWNSHIP, N.J. - Dorothy Bonnie Bingham Brubaker, 87, of Ewing Township, died Saturday, April 1, 2000, at Capital Health Systems at Fuld, Trenton, N.J.
     She was born in Weverton, Md., and was the daughter of the late David Howie and Edith Hightman Bingham.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Rev. Claude A. Brubaker, who served as pastor of Wildwood (Mount Zion) Baptist Church, Bethesda, Md., for 37 years.
     She was a graduate of Brunswick High School, Brunswick, Md., Frostburg Normal School and received her bachelor's degree from Shepherd College.
     She taught elementary school at Brownsville, Md., and was an elementary teacher and principal at Yarrowsburg, Md.
Along with her late husband, she helped establish Deltona Lakes Baptist Church in Deltona, Fla.
     She is survived by a sister, Howie B. Kiser of West Trenton, N.J.; a niece, A. Melissa Kiser; a great-nephew; a step-granddaughter; a step-grandson and several cousins.
     Funeral services will be held Friday at 1 p.m. at Wildwood Baptist Church, Bethesda. The Rev. David Sayne will officiate. Burial will be in Mount Zion Cemetery, Bethesda.
Visitation will be on Friday from noon to 1 p.m. at the church.
     Memorial contributions may be made to Wildwood Baptist Church, 10200 Old Georgetown Road, Bethesda, MD 20814.
Arrangements are by Ivins & Taylor Inc., Trenton

Mr. Paul Sigler Sr. (Froggy) Class of 1941
As originally published on Monday, April 17, 2000. News Post



     Mr. Paul Edward "Froggy" Sigler Sr., 75, of Rt. 3, Kearneysville, W.Va., died Friday, April 14, at Winchester Medical Center, Winchester, Va.
     He was the husband of Peggy Hilliard Sigler.
 Born Dec. 4, 1924, in Stanley, Va., he was a son of Myrtle Stoneberger Sigler of Brunswick, and the late Dewey Leonard Sigler Sr. Mr. Sigler was a retired brickmason.
     He was a Methodist. He was a lifetime member of Brunswick Fire Department and Brunswick Ambulance Co.
Surviving in addition to his wife and mother are two daughters, Deborah Cubbage and husband Carroll and Darla Alexander and husband Blaze, all of Charles Town, W.Va.; two sons, Brian M. Sigler and Paul E. Sigler Jr., both of Kearneysville; two sisters, Elaine Heffner of Petersville, and Mary Manthos of Charles Town; two brothers, Thomas Sigler and Donald Sigler, both of Knoxville; 10 grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter.
     Mr. Sigler was preceded in death by one daughter, Dawn Sigler; one son, Danny Lee Blossar; one sister, Marie Sigler Pearrell; and one brother, Dewey Sigler.
     The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, April 17, at John T. Williams Funeral home, 100 Petersville Road, Brunswick. The funeral home will be open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 18, at New York Hill United Methodist Church, Brunswick, with the Rev. Clark D. Carr officiating.
     Interment will be in Union Cemetery, Lovettsville, Va.

Mrs. Mildred Loy Harper Class of 1928
As originally published on Monday, April 24, 2000.

     Mrs. Mildred Loy "Pinkie" Harper, 89, of 807 Mulberry Ave., Hagerstown, formerly of Brunswick, died Saturday, April 22, at Coffman Nursing Home, Hagerstown.
     She was the wife of the late Charles William Harper.
Born Sept. 7, 1910, in Taylorsville, Va., she was a daughter of the late Silas and Lilly Spring Loy.
     Mrs. Harper was a retired sales clerk at Moler's Pharmacy, Brunswick.
She was a 1928 graduate of Brunswick High School.
     She was a member of St. Luke's Lutheran Church, Point of Rocks.
Surviving are three daughters, Myra Loy Poffenberger of Maugansville, Janet Fay Biller of Sterling, Va., and Nita Belle Zolonski of Alabama; three sons, John William Harper of Hadley, Mass., Ray Bentley Harper of Hagerstown, and Gerald Culler Harper of Bolivar, W.Va.; 13 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
     Mrs. Harper was preceded in death by one daughter, Theresa Lou Grove; four sisters; and four brothers.
The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, April 25, at John T. Williams Funeral Home, Petersville Road, Brunswick. The funeral home will be open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
     Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 26, at the funeral home, with the Rev. Brian H. Moore officiating.
Interment will be in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Frederick.
     Memorial contributions may be made to St. James Brethren Church Building Fund, 17718 Lappans Road, St. James, Md. 21781, or to Brunswick Ambulance Co., 200 W. Potomac St., Brunswick, Md. 21716

Homer E. Selby - Class 1943  Herald Mail

     Homer Eli Selby, 75, of 715 E. B St., died Monday, May 15, 2000, at Frederick Health Care Center in Frederick, Md
.Born Oct. 31, 1924, in Brunswick, he was the son of George Franklin and Gladys Sample Selby.  His wife, Anna Belle Hite Selby, died in December 1999
     He was a 1943 graduate of Brunswick High School. He retired in 1980 after 36 years with the Chessie System at Brunswick where he worked as a brakeman. A veteran of the U.S. Navy, he served in World War II.
     He was a member of New York Hill United Methodist Church in Brunswick. He was a member of United Trainmen Union.
He is survived by nephews, Mark Stephenson and Curt Selby, both of Brunswick; and other nieces and nephews Services will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. at John T. Williams Funeral Home, 100 Petersville Road, Brunswick.
     The Rev. Clark D. Carr will officiate. Burial will be in Park Heights Cemetery in Brunswick.
The family will receive friends today from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home which will be open from 9 a.m.
     Memorial donations may be made to Frederick County Chapter, American Cancer Society, 1011 E. Patrick St., Suite B, Frederick, MD 21701; or to New York Hill United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 217, Brunswick, MD 21716.

Herald Mail May 28, 2000
Herbert L. Pentoney
Class 1937

Herbert Lester Pentoney, 79, of 1209 Potomac Ave., Hagerstown, died Saturday, May 27, 2000, at his home.
    Born Aug. 13, 1920, in Brunswick, Md., he was the son of the late Charles Raymond and Lacy Viola Rankin Pentoney.
    He retired from the B&O Railroad.
 He served in the U.S. Army during World War II.
    He was a member of Park Road Bible Church.
 He was a member of Brotherhood Railroad Trainmen; Masonic Lodge of Brunswick; and American Legion Post 96 of Brunswick.
    He is survived by his wife, Rosalie A. Spence Pentoney; two daughters, Kathy Elaine Stewart of Jefferson, Md. and Karen Pentoney Lewis of Hagerstown; a son, Larry Eugene Pentoney of Hagerstown; 10 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

    He was preceded in death by a son, George R. Pentoney; and a brother, Raymond M. Pentoney.
Services will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd. in Hagerstown. Pastor Ron Key will officiate. Burial will be held at the convenience of the family.
    The family will receive friends Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.
 Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Washington County, 101 E. Baltimore St., Hagerstown, MD 21740.

Mr. Robert Mullen – Class 1957
As originally published on Tuesday, May 30, 2000.

     Mr. Robert J. Mullen, 61, of Chesapeake, Va., died Friday, May 26, at his home.
He was the husband of Judith Mullen.
     He was a general supervisor for the TTX Co., where he retired after 29 years.
He served in the U.S. Army for two years.
     He was a member of St. Francis Catholic Church and the Loyal Order of the Moose 1582.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by one daughter, Sherri Mullen of Brunswick; one stepdaughter, Melissa Holt and husband Ron of Liberty Hill, Texas; two brothers, William A. Mullen of Philadelphia, Pa., and Richard P. Mullen of Lovettsville, Va.; four grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
      He was preceded in death by a brother, Michael E. Mullen.
A memorial Mass will be celebrated Saturday, June 3, at noon, in St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church, Petersville, by the Rev. Lawrence Gesy.
      Interment will be at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations be made to Comfort Care Hospice, 667 Kingsborough Square, Suite 201, Chesapeake, Va. 23320.
      Arrangements are by Tidewater Funeral Choices, Chesapeake.

Virginia Weeks Hardesty
Loudoun Funeral Chapel

     May 30, 2000 -- Virginia Weeks Hardesty, 86, of Leesburg, died Sunday, May 28. She was a school teacher and chair of the business department at Brunswick High School for 30 years. A longtime resident of Lovettsville, she was a member of the New Jerusalem Lutheran Church.
     Mrs. Hardesty is survived by her daughters Sheryn Hardesty of Leesburg and Charlene Lenchner of Commerce, TX; sister Mary May Liston of Cresaptown, MD; brother L.H. Weeks of Greensburg, PA; and granddaughter Jessica Hardesty Lenchner. She was preceded in death by her husband Charles J. “Dick” Hardesty.
     Friends may call today at Loudoun Funeral Chapel from 4-6 p.m. The funeral will be held at the funeral home Wednesday, June 1 at  3 p.m. with the Rev. Ray Michner officiating. Interment will be at Union Cemetery in Lovettsville. [Loudoun Funeral Chapel]

Mrs. Edith McCall Class of 1958
Frederick News
As originally published on Wednesday, July 5, 2000.
   

      Mrs. Edith May Cooper McCall, 60, of Knoxville, died Sunday, July 2.
She was the wife of Charles E. McCall Jr.
     Born Feb. 24, 1940, in Brunswick, she was a daughter of Mary Ann Thompson Cooper of Frederick, and the late Newton Cooper.
     Mrs. McCall was a 1958 graduate of Brunswick High School, and was employed with the Atomic Energy Commission, later the Department of Energy. She also worked in the Office of the Secretary of Defense, at the Pentagon; and prior to her retirement taught and was an administrator at St. John's at Prospect Hall.
     She was formerly a member of Rosemont Alliance Church, Brunswick.
She was an avid crafter, and loved basketry, ceramics, needlework and crafts.
     Mrs. McCall was a member of the Pseudomyxoma Peritonei support group, and the National Organization for Rare Disorders. Surviving in addition to her husband and mother are one son, Charles W. McCall and wife Carolyn of Myersville; one daughter, Tamara McCall-Muir and husband Denver of Brunswick; one sister, Marian Smith and husband Lee of Brunswick; three grandchildren, Elizabeth Muir, William McCall and Margaret McCall; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
     The family will receive friends from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, July 6, at Keeney and Basford Funeral Home, 106 E. Church St., Frederick.
     Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, July 7, at the funeral home. The Rev. Stephen M. Korh, pastor of Emmanuel Alliance Church, Frederick, will officiate.
     Interment will be in St. Mark's Cemetery, Petersville.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations to the American Cancer Society, 1011 E. Patrick St., Suite B, Frederick, Md. 21701; to the National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health, Building 31, Room 11A16, 9000 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, Md. 20892, or to the National Organization for Rare Disorders Inc., P.O. Box 8923, New Fairfield, Conn. 06812-8923.


Mr. James Houck Class 1991
As originally published on Tuesday, July 18, 2000. Frederick News

     Mr. James William "Jimmy" Houck, 26, of 3659 Petersville Road, Knoxville, died Sunday, July 16, at Washington County Hospital, Hagerstown, of injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident.
     Born Sept. 8, 1973, in Frederick, he was a son of Robert Eugene and Virginia Lee Titus Houck.
 Mr. Houck was a 1991 graduate of Brunswick High School, and received his associate's degree from Frederick Community College in 1993.
    He was employed at the time of his death as parts manager with Shenandoah Motors Inc., Front Royal, Va., and was a part-time em-ployee of Hemp's Meats, Jefferson.
    Mr. Houck was listed in the 1991 edition of "Who's Who Among American Students." He was a member of St. Mark's Lutheran Church at Doubs, and of the Eagles 1136, Brunswick.
    Surviving in addition to his parents are one brother, Larry Allen Houck and wife Sandy of Dale City, Va.; paternal grandfather, Tolbert K. Houck of Urbana; maternal great-grandmother, Pearl Hoffman of Doubs; aunts and uncles, Sharon and Eddie Getzandanner of Doubs, Billy and Becky Titus of Frederick, Patty and Butch Baugher of Buckeystown, Danny and Joy Houck of Urbana, and Carole Houck, John and Marta Burchardt, William and Mary Houck, Norlene and Sudad Zanganah, and Rick and Tina Houck, all of Frederick; and many cousins, including Brittany, Allison and Zach Shankle.
    He will also be remembered by friends, Wade Burgee of Knoxville; and Cara Wheeler and her daughter, Gabbie, of Frederick.
    He was preceded in death by grandparents, James and Mary Frances Titus, and Helen Houck.
    Friends may call at Keeney and Basford Funeral Home, 106 E. Church St., Frederick, on Wednesday, July 19, from 4 until 9 p.m. The family will receive friends from 6 until 9 p.m.
    Funeral services will be held Thursday, July 20, at 10 a.m., at the funeral home. The Rev. Marina C. Flores, pastor of St. Mark's Lutheran Church at Doubs, will officiate.
    Interment will be in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Frederick.
    Those desiring may send memorials to St. Mark's Lutheran Church, 5132 Doubs Road, Adamstown, Md. 21710; or Brunswick Ambulance Co., 200 W. Potomac St., Brunswick, Md. 21716.

News Post 7/27/2000

Mrs. Mary Carver Bingham Class 1933
As originally published on Thursday, July 27, 2000.

     Mrs. Mary Carver Bingham, 84, of Hertford, N.C., died Tuesday, July 18, at a hospital in Elizabeth City, N.C.
She was the wife of Horace C. Bingham. 
She was a native of Brunswick. She retired as a salesperson at The Famous after 18 years. She was a member of New Hope Methodist Church, in New Hope, N.C.
     In addition to her husband, she is survived by a son, Keith Bingham and wife Connie of Portsmouth, Va.; two sisters, Lucy Myers of Brunswick, and Betty Ridenour of Thurmont; and two grandchildren, Brian and Jeff.

     The family will receive friends at Sturtevant Funeral Home, 4614 Rivershore Road, Portsmouth, on Thursday, July 27, from 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., Friday, July 28, at the funeral home, Portsmouth Boulevard Chapel. The Rev. Alan Gibson will officiate.

     Interment will be in Olive Branch Cemetery.

News Post 8/4/2000
Mr. Donald Danner Class 1937
As originally published on Friday, August 4, 2000.

     Mr. Donald Lewis Danner, 79, of Catoctin Avenue, Frederick, formerly of Rosemont Drive, Knoxville, died Wednesday, Aug. 2, at his home.
     He was the husband of Mary Irene Danner, his wife of 43 years. Born Aug. 29, 1920, in Brunswick, he was a son of the late Harvey L. and Lucy Nash Danner.
     Mr. Danner was a member of Pleasant View Church of the Brethren, Burkittsville, where he taught Sunday school for many years. He was an avid reader, and enjoyed collecting trains and eagles. He was also known and will be remembered by many as "Mr. Fix-It." Mr. Danner was a veteran of World War II, serving with the U.S. Army.
     At the time of his retirement, he was employed by the the Army Corps of Engineers as a diesel mechanic. He had also worked for the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad as a brakeman in his earlier years.
     Surviving in addition to his wife are four daughters, Melissa Danner Ross and husband Norman of Johns Island, S.C., Vanessa Irene Guyton and husband Byron of Burkittsville, Martine Marie Gue and husband Richard of Frederick, and Mary Beth Guyton and husband Phil of Myersville; six grandchildren, Wesley Byron and Jordan Lewis, both of Burkittsville, Travis Allen and Jolissa Marie Gue, both of Frederick, and Lacey Danner and Mikayla Noel Guyton, both of Myersville; a niece, Cathy Jaeger and family; and numerous nieces and nephews through marriage.
     Mr. Danner was preceded in death by a brother, Frank Danner; and a nephew, Michael C. Danner. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 4, at Donald B. Thompson Funeral Home, 31 E. Main St., Middletown.
     Mr. Danner will be removed to Pleasant View Church of the Brethren, Picnic Woods Road, Burkittsville, where funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 5, with a one-hour viewing before the services. Mr. Danner's former pastor, the Rev. Harold Bowser, will officiate. Interment will be in the church cemetery.
     Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Frederick County, P.O. Box 1799, Frederick, Md. 21702

News Post 8/18/2000
Mr. Anthony Creamer - Class 1934
As originally published on Friday, August 18, 2000.


     Mr. Anthony Charles Creamer, 85, of Baltimore, formerly of Brunswick, died Sunday, June 11, at Franklin Square Hospital, Baltimore.
     He was the husband of Marjorie Dawson Creamer, his wife of 58 years.
Born Oct. 8, 1915, in Brunswick, he was a son of the late John and Frances Quinn Creamer. Mr. Creamer was a member of St. Francis of Assissi Roman Catholic Church, Brunswick.
     He was a graduate of Brunswick High School and served with the U.S. Army during World War II in the European Theater. He worked for Bethlehem Steel plant at Sparrows Point Shipyard, retiring from there in 1981.
     Mr. Creamer was an avid hunter and also enjoyed fishing and golfing. He also enjoyed collecting arrowheads and other Indian artifacts.
     He was a member of the American Legion and the National Rifle Association. Surviving are two nieces, Joan Shleuter of New Mexico, and Paula Fitzgerald of Chicago, Ill. Mr. Creamer will also be remembered by his friend Philip Ketner.
      Mr. Creamer was preceded in death by two brothers, Paul and Vincent Terry. Interment was in Park Heights Cemetery, Brunswick, with the Rev. Lawrence J. Gesy, pastor of St. Francis of Assissi Catholic Church, officiating. Arrangements were by Connelly Funeral Home, Essex


Mr. George Orye - Class 1961
Fredereick News Post 9/12/2000As originally published on Tuesday, September 12, 2000.


     Mr. George P. "Mickey" Orye, 58, of 10 East E St., Brunswick, died Monday, Sept. 11, at his home.
He was the husband of Patricia Beatty Orye.
     Born Aug. 15, 1942, in Brunswick, he was the son of Naomi B. Harsh Orye of Brunswick and the late Clement D. Orye.
He was a 1961 graduate of Brunswick High School.
     He was employed by J.J. Crewe and Son Inc. in Buckeystown as an electrician. He was formerly employed for 26 years by Rotorex Co., Walkersville. He served in the U.S. Air Force with the 862nd Trans Sq. (SAC) from June 27, 1961 to June 25, 1965.
     He was a member of the New York Hill United Methodist Church and a former member of First Baptist Church, both of Brunswick. He was a member of Eagles Aerie 1136, Brunswick. He devoted many years of coaching and volunteering to Brunswick Midget Football and Brunswick High School football, on and off the field. He was an avid hunter and fisherman.
     In addition to his wife and mother, he is survived by one daughter, Dana M. Hall of Harpers Ferry, W.Va.; three sons, Paul A. Orye and C.D. Orye, both of Brunswick, and Chad E. Orye of Charleston, W.Va.; two brothers, Jerome Orye of Brunswick, and Drew Orye and wife Donna of Pembroke, Fla.; five grandchildren, Jenna Hall, Jamie Hall, Brian Orye, Michael Orye and Troy Orye; his mother-in-law, Rosa Beatty of Brunswick; two sisters-in-law, Rose Marie Martin and husband George of Frederick, and Joyce Mohler and husband Wayne of Brunswick; and many nieces and nephews.
     He will also be remembered by friends Bill Muchesko, Christie, Brittany, Patty, Bonnie, Doug, D.J., Billy and Melinda. He was preceded in death by one granddaughter, Jessica Marie Hall.
     The family will receive friends at John T. Williams Funeral Home, 100 Petersville Road, Brunswick, Wednesday, Sept. 13, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.
     The funeral home will be open Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 14, at the funeral home. The Rev. Daniel T. Spiker will officiate. Interment will be in Resthaven Memorial Gardens, Frederick. Memorial contributions may be made to Brunswick Ambulance Co., 200 W. Potomac St., Brunswick, Md. 21716.

Ellie Mae Edwards (Wright) - Class 1941

Ellie Mae Edwards (Wright) passed away this year 2000 around July, after a lengthily  illness.  There was no local obituary found.

Mr. Walter Baker  a custodian at Brunswick Middle School.
As originally published on Thursday, October 19, 2000.

     Mr. Walter Davis Baker, 58, of 518 W. Potomac St., Brunswick, died Tuesday, Oct. 17, at Frederick Memorial Hospital.
He was the husband of Shirley Baker.
     Born Aug. 16, 1942, in Lucketts, Va., he was a son of the late Otho Don and Minnie Estelle Carnes Baker.
Mr. Baker was a custodian at Brunswick Middle School.
     Surviving in addition to his wife are one daughter, Melanie Dawn Hough and husband Bruce of Boonsboro; one granddaughter, Amanda Nicole Webber of Boonsboro; three sisters, Hilda Jenkins of Fredericksburg, Va., Ethel Baker of Leesburg, Va., and Peggy Westhaver of Bealton, Va.; and three brothers, Maniel Baker, Ronnie Baker and George Baker, all of Berryville, Va.
     Mr. Baker was preceded in death by one sister, Pearl Baker; and one brother, Charles Baker.
Funeral services will be private and at the convenience of the family.
     Memorial contributions may be made to the Brunswick Ambulance Co., 200 W. Potomac St., Brunswick, Md. 21716. Arrangements are by John T. Williams Funeral Home, Brunswick

Mr. Richard Pry - Class 1974
As originally published on Monday, October 23, 2000.

 Mr. Richard Scott Pry, 44, of Needwood Farms, near Burkittsville, died Friday, Oct. 20, from injuries received in a tractor-trailer accident in Baltimore.
      He was the husband of Tina Cartee Pry.
 Born Aug. 1, 1956, in Hagerstown, he was a son of Richard Lee and Patricia M. Foltz Pry of near Burkittsville.
     Mr. Pry was a 1974 graduate of Brunswick High School. He was the fourth generation to actively work the family farm. He was employed full-time as a school bus driver with Frederick County Public Schools. He was also a truck driver with Richard B. Rudy Transportation Inc., Frederick.
     He was a member of the Maryland Small Farm Cooperative.
 He was a life-long member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Burkittsville. He enjoyed spending his spare time hunting, fishing, and traveling with his family.
     Surviving in addition to his wife and parents are one son, Keith Scott Pry, at home; one stepdaughter, Lacy MacKenzie, at home; one stepson, Joshua MacKenzie, at home; one brother, Timothy E. Pry and wife Gail of the Burkittsville area; two sisters, Kelli Wilson and husband Raymond of the Burkittsville are, and Vicki Gordon of Jefferson; his maternal grandmother, Ida Lee Foltz of Reeders Nursing Home, Boonsboro; two nephews, Mark Pry and Jackson Pry; one niece, Allie May Wilson; and numerous aunts and uncles.
     Mr. Pry will also be remembered by his son Keith's fiancee, Julie Huf.
 Mr. Pry was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Outerbridge L. and Helen Wolf Pry, and his maternal grandfather, Perry E. Foltz.
     The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, Oct. 23, at Donald B. Thompson Funeral Home, 31 E. Main St., Middletown.
 Mr. Pry will be moved 10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 24, to St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Burkittsville, where friends may call until time of funeral services at 11 a.m. Mr. Pry's pastor, the Rev. Andrea J. Ernest, will officiate.
     Interment will be in Union Cemetery, Burkittsville.
 In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul's Lutheran Church, c/o Gloria Wolfe, 8301 Hollow Road, Middletown, Md. 21769.

Mrs. Norma Nuse Robinson - Class 1945
As originally published on Tuesday, November 7, 2000.

Mrs. Norma Robinson, 73, of Springfield, Va., died Friday, Nov. 3.
     She was the wife of Henry Page Robinson.
Born Feb. 15, 1927, in Brunswick, she was a daughter of the late Earney L. and Sadie Nuse.
     She is survived by three daughters, Tery Talisnik and husband Michael, Sandra Robinson and Cynthia Seaton; one son, Michael Robinson and wife Johana; one granddaughter, Samantha Peacock; and one brother, Ernest L. Nuse of Brunswick.
     Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 8, at First Baptist Church, 1 A St., Brunswick.
Interment will be in Park Heights Cemetery, Brunswick.
     In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to ALS Foundation (Lou Gehrig's Disease), P.O. Box 5722, Washington, D.C. 20016

News Post  12/28/2000

Miss Jacqueline Coffman - Class of 1943
As originally published on Thursday, December 28, 2000.

 Miss Jacqueline Harriet Coffman, 73, of 1931 N. Cleveland St., Apt. 413, Arlington, Va., formerly of Brunswick, died Monday, Dec. 25, at Research Medical Center, Kansas City, Mo.
     Born Feb. 26, 1927, in Strasburg, Va., she was the daughter of Frank and Grace Yates Coffman.
She lived in Arlington, Va. for 40 years.

     She retired from the Department of the Army as a Small Arms Ballistics Program Liaison.
She had attended First United Methodist Church, Brunswick.

     She is survived by four nieces, Tammy Long of Warrensburg, Mo., and Karen Gramp, Connie Altfather and Debbie Plues, all of Strongsville, Ohio; and two nephews, Peter Benben of Newburg, N.Y., and Brian Benben of California.
     She was preceded in death by her 11 siblings.

Family will receive friends Friday, Dec. 29, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Williams Funeral Home, Brunswick.

     Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. at the funeral home, Saturday, Dec. 30, with the Rev. Clark Carr officiating.
Interment will be in Park Heights Cemetery, Brunswick

News Post
Mrs. N. Virginia Kidwell (Hartman) Class 1935

As originally published on Tuesday, January 9, 2001.

  Mrs. N. Virginia Hartman, 82, of 3642 Petersville Road, Knoxville, died Monday, Jan. 8, at Frederick Memorial Hospital after a brief illness.
      She was the wife of Joseph Frank Hartman, who died Dec. 14, 1949.
 Born Jan. 18, 1919, in Brunswick, she was a daughter of the late Elias and Marie Smith Kidwiler.
     She was a 1935 graduate of Brunswick High School.
She had worked for H.C. Summers Co., Jefferson, and retired from Bank of Brunswick, where she was the first female loan officer
      She was a member of First United Methodist Church, Brunswick, formerly held the office of treasurer for the church, and was a member of Lioness Club of Brunswick.
     She is survived by four children, Carol Ann Rowe, and Virginia Walker and husband Anthony J., all of Jefferson, Joseph Hartman and wife Pam of Emmitsburg, and Daniel Hartman and wife Jane of Brunswick; seven grandchildren, Jenifer Ann Kidwell and husband Tev, Susan Walker and Stacy Hartman, all of Knoxville, David Hartman and wife Shirley of Boonsboro, Chad Hartman of Brunswick, Angie Hartman and Shannon Hartman, both of Emmitsburg; three great-grandchildren, Nicholas Kidwell, Justin Hitchcock and Jeremy Garrett; and one sister, Marie Huffer and husband Rainey of Brunswick.
     There will be no visiting or calling at the funeral home.
     Services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 11, in the mausoleum at Mount Olivet Cemetery, Frederick. The Rev. Clark D. Carr, First United Methodist Church, Brunswick, will officiate.
     Inturnment will follow in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Frederick.Robert E. Dailey & Son Funeral Home, Frederick, is handling arrangements.

News Post 12/7/2000
Shirley Kline LaVon Class 1950

     Ms Shirley Kline LaVon, age 68 of Dorsey Drive, Frederick, Md died Tuesday December 5, 2000 at Frederick Memorial Hospital
 Born Jan 12, 1932, Brunswick , she was a daughter of the late Richard C Sr. and Zoe Virginia Wire Kline.
     She was a member of the 1950 graduating class of Brunswick High School
She retired from the Food and Drug Administration, Rockville, in September 1999 after many years of service.
      Surviving are two sisters, Dolores V Kline of Frederick, and Carolyn L. Cogle of Fort Myers, FL; one brother Richard C Kline Jr. of Glen Burnie; three nephews; and one niece.
     The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, December 8, at Stauffer Funeral Home, 1621 Opossumtown Pike, Frederick.  Friends may also call from 2 to 9 p.m.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, December 9, at the funeral home, with Ms Kline's pastor, the Rev. Clark D Carr, officiating.
     Interment will be in Park Heights Cemetery, Brunswick.
 In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, Frederick Chapter, 33 E Patrick St. Frederick, MD 21701.  Attn: Breast Cancer Research.

Elaine Tucker (Hall) Class 1953
Hagerstown Herald 1/24/2001

 Elaine Tucker Hall, 66, of 10502 Bushwillow Way, Hagerstown, died Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2001, at Beverly Health Care Center in Hagerstown.
Born Jan. 9, 1935, in Frederick County, Md., she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Thelma Zecker Tucker.
     She had worked in the personnel office at Fort Detrick in Frederick, Md.
She was a member of St. John the Evengelist Roman Catholic Church in Frederick.
     She is survived by her husband, George P. Hall; a sister, Doris Testa of Ohio; two brothers, Wayne Tucker of Jefferson, Md. and Merhle Tucker of Damascus, Md.; nieces and nephews.
     Graveside services will be Friday at 1 p.m. at St. Marks Cemetery in Petersville, Md. The Rev. Wayne G. Funk will officiate.
 There will be no visitation.
     In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to a charity of one's choice.
Arrangements are by Keeney and Basford Funeral Home, Frederick.

Betty Jane Utterback (Powers) (Wineholt) Class 1942
Hagerstown Herald 2/20/2001

BRUNSWICK, Md. - Betty Jane Powers Wineholt, 76, of 538 Brunswick St., died Monday, Feb. 19, 2001, at her home.
     Born Jan. 3, 1925, she was the daughter of the late Edgar Newman and Helen Estella Pickett Utterback.
She was a retired waitress and clerk with Moler's Pharmacy in Brunswick.
     She was a member of First United Methodist Church, Brunswick.
She is survived by her husband of 28 years, Ernest L. Wineholt; a daughter, Pattie Haller of New Cumberland, Pa.; a son, Mike Powers of Libertytown, Md.; a brother, L.E. Utterback of Brunswick; four grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter.
     Services will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at John T. Williams Funeral Home, 100 Petersville Road, Brunswick. The Rev. Clark D. Carr will officiate. Burial will be in Resthaven Memorial Gardens, Frederick, Md.
     The family will receive friends today from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home, which will be open from 9 a.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to American Heart Association, 839 Quince Orchard Blvd., Suite E, Gaithersburg, MD 20878; or to Frederick County Chapter, American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 1007, Frederick, MD 221701

As originally published on Saturday, March 24, 2001.Hagerstown Herald
Mr. George Hall Class 1952

Mr. George Thomas Hall, 66, of Hagerstown, died Thursday, March 22, at home.
     He was the husband of Elaine Tucker Hall, who died Jan. 22, 2001.
Born Aug. 23, 1934, in Petersville, he was a son of the late George Thomas and Kathryn Quinn Hall Sr.
     Mr. Hall was a veteran of the U.S. Army.
In July 1956, he joined the Maryland State Police as a trooper and served the state in Pikesville, Hagerstown, Cumberland and was the assistant commander in Rockville, where he retired as a lieutenant in June 1982.
     After retirement he owned and operated the Sea Life Aquarium Store in Frederick.
He was a member of St. John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church, Frederick.
     Surviving are two sisters, Kathryn H. Clark of Osprey, Fla., and Patricia A. Hall of Silver Spring; and several nieces and nephews.
There will be no visitation.
     Funeral services will be held at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 28, at graveside in St. Mark's Cemetery, Petersville. The Rev. Wayne G. Funk, pastor of St. John's will officiate.
     Keeney and Basford Funeral Home, Frederick is handling arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to Hospice of Washington County Inc., 101 E. Baltimore St., Hagerstown, Md. 21740.


News Post 4/30/2001
Mr. Earl Weddle Class of 1954
As originally published on Monday, April 30, 2001

Mr. Earl Edward "Buck" Weddle, 65, of 24 N. Virginia Ave., Brunswick, died Saturday, April 28, at Loudoun Medical Center, Leesburg, Va.
     He was the husband of Catherine Wenner Weddle.
Born Jan. 18, 1936, in Brunswick, he was a son of the late Earl Nelson and Anna Dora Cornelius Weddle.
     Mr. Weddle was a retired carman with the B&O Railroad at Brunswick.
He was a member of New York Hill United Methodist Church and Eagles Aerie 1136, both of Brunswick.
     Surviving in addition to his wife are three sons, Eddie Weddle and wife Phyllis of Knoxville, and Danny Weddle and wife Susan, and Kevin Weddle and wife Tracy, all of Brunswick; two sisters, Virginia Dyer and Bonnie Carnes, both of Brunswick; one sister-in-law, Linda Weddle of Brunswick; two brothers, Charles Weddle of Brunswick, and Ronnie Weddle of Bakerton, W.Va.; and nine grandchildren, Andy, Kristen, Melanie, Danielle, Kaitlin, Danielle, Zachary, Kevin and Jody.
     Mr. Weddle was preceded in death by two brothers, James Weddle and Skeeter Weddle.
The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, April 30, at John T. Williams Funeral Home, 100 Petersville Road, Brunswick.
     Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 1, at the funeral home, with the Rev. Clark D. Carr officiating.
Interment will be in Park Heights Cemetery, Brunswick.

Mrs. Louise Kifer (Shull) Class of 1933
As originally published on Monday, May 21, 2001. News Post

Mrs. Louise Hedges Shull, 85, of Whitehall Road, Frederick, died Friday, May 18, at Frederick Memorial Hospital.
     She was the wife of C.J. Nelson Shull Jr., whom she married Aug. 19, 1940.
Born Nov. 14, 1915, in Brunswick, she was a daughter of the late Victor and Edith Pearl Hare Kifer.
     Mrs. Shull was a former member and Sunday school teacher at Evangelical Lutheran Church, Frederick, and Petersville Lutheran Church. She was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of Moose Lodge 371, and Woodsboro American Legion Post 282.
     She was a homemaker.
Surviving in addition to her husband are two children, Karen Saylor and husband Richard of Frederick, and C. John Shull III and wife Janice of Union Bridge; eight grandchildren, Dianne Walls of York, Pa., April and Barbara Sue Shull, both of Jefferson, Belinda Stone of Union Bridge, Don Linton of Mesa, Ariz., Dewey Tibbs of Knoxville, Joanne Poole of Keedysville, and Jacqueline Reed of Harpers Ferry, W.Va.; and 13 great-grandchildren.
     Mrs. Shull was preceded in death by two brothers, Victor J. Kifer and David D. Kifer.
Friends may call at Robert E. Dailey & Son Funeral Home, 1201 N. Market St., Frederick, from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, May 21.
     Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 22, at the funeral home, with the Rev. Stacey Brady, associate pastor of Evangelical Lutheran Church, Frederick, officiating.

Mr. Norman Mumaw Class 1944
As originally published on Tuesday, May 22, 2001. News Post

Mr. Norman Clifford Mumaw, 75, of Route 5, Harpers Ferry, W.Va., died Sunday, May 20, at his residence.
     He was the husband of Doris Jean Mumaw, his wife of 53 years.
Born Jan. 14, 1926, in Weverton, W.Va., he was a son of the late Alpha C. and Alice Coulter Mumaw.
     He was a veteran of World War II serving in the U.S. Navy.
Mr. Mumaw retired as the owner and operator of H&M Construction Co. Inc. of Harpers Ferry.
     He was a member of St. John's Episcopal Church, Harpers Ferry.
He was a past master and member of Logan Lodge 25 A.F.&A. Masons in Harpers Ferry; a member of Scottish and York Rite of Freemasons; and Osiris Shrine Temple in Wheeling, W.Va.; Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 1136 of Brunswick; and Loyal Order of Moose Lodge 948 of Charles Town.
     In addition to his wife, he is survived by two daughters, Norma Jean Wilt and husband Richard, and Diana Bond, all of Charles Town; four sons, Norman E. Mumaw and wife Kristine, and Keith L. Mumaw and wife Michelle, all of Charles Town, and Jeffrey L. Mumaw, and Terry W. Mumaw and wife Monica, all of Harpers Ferry; one sister, Anna Bonam of Canton, Ohio; two brothers, Charles Mumaw of Merritt Island, Fla., and Luther Mumaw Sr. of Knoxville; 18 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
     The family will receive friends at Eackles-Spencer Funeral Home in Harpers Ferry, Tuesday, May 22, from 7 to 9 p.m.
Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 23, at St. John's Episcopal Church, Harpers Ferry, with the Rev. Jane Kempster officiating.
     Interment will be in Brownsville Heights Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. John's Episcopal Church, in care of Phil Chartrand, Route 5, Box 1499, Harpers Ferry, W.Va. 25425

Mrs. Helen Tritapoe (Burgan) Class of 1952
As originally published on Friday, August 10, 2001.

Mrs. Helen G. Burgan, 67, of 3815 Harpers Ferry Road, Sharpsburg, died Tuesday, Aug. 7, at her home.
     She was the wife of Floyd R. Burgan, they were married on July 2, 1955.
Born Aug. 17, 1933, in Weverton, she was the daughter of Fannie A. Main Tritapoe of Knoxville, and the late Russell L. Tritapoe Sr.
     She was a 1952 graduate of Brunswick High School.
She was employed at Londontown Manufacturing for more than 20 years. After she retired she worked for her daughter at Battleview Market, Sharpsburg.
     She was a member of Brownsville Church of the Brethren.
She was a member of White Star Tour Group.
     She also participated in Johns Hopkins Research Group for 15 years.
She was a member of the Saturday Night Mixed Bowling League at Dual Lanes, Hagerstown for more than 30 years, holding various offices during that time, and was active with the Pleasant Valley Senior Citizens.
     In addition to her husband and mother, she is survived by three daughters, Debra F. Getridge, Peggy S. Myers and Bobbi Jo A. Eighenbrade, all of Sharpsburg; one sister, Catherine Shaltz of Frederick; one brother, Russell L. Tritapoe Jr. of Brownsville; and eight grandchildren.
     She was preceded in death by two sisters, Dorothy Louise Tritapoe and Mary Jane Clipp.
The family will receive friends at Osborne Funeral Home, 425 S. Conococheague St., Williamsport, on Saturday, Aug. 11, from 7 to 9 p.m. The funeral home will be open at noon, Saturday, and Friday, Aug. 10, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
     Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 12, at Brownsville Church of the Brethren, 1911 Rohrersville Road, Brownsville, with Pastor Dan Johnson officiating.
     Interment will be in Mountain View Cemetery, Sharpsburg.
Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Washington County, 101 E. Baltimore St., Hagerstown, Md. 21740.

Mrs. Jacqueline Hanke (Hartman) Class of 1966
As originally published on Tuesday, August 21, 2001.

Mrs. Jacqueline Hanke Hartman, 52, of 8106 Cambridge Drive, Frederick, died early Monday, Aug. 20, at her residence.
     She was the wife of Robert H. Hartman Jr., her husband of almost 33 years.
Born Dec. 26, 1948, she was a daughter of Mary A. H. Ballard of Point of Rocks, and the late Ralph E. Hanke, who died in February 1993.
     She was a 1966 graduate of Brunswick High School and a graduate of Frederick Community College. She graduated magna cum laude from Kean University, N.J.
     Most recently, she worked for the State Department as a systems analyst. Formerly, she worked for the U.S. Customs Service.
She was a member of Phi Beta Kappa, and an honorary member of the National Chiefs of Police Association. She attended Romson, N.J., Presbyterian Church, and was a guest instructor for the Federal Law Enforcement Institute in Glenco, Ga.
     Mrs. Hartman was an avid bowler. She was a member of National Bowlers Club and three-time local champion. She was also a King Louis Tour Champion in Las Vegas; and a member of Thursday Night Women's League at Terrace Lanes in Frederick. She also served on the board of directors for the Frederick Woman's Bowling Association.
     In addition to her husband and mother, she is survived by her stepmother, Elizabeth Hanke of Wheaton; mother-in-law, Mary Louise Williams of Point of Rocks; brother-in-law, Edward Hartman and wife Sherry of Virginia; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
     She was preceded in death by her stepfather, Joseph Robert Ballard in 1971.
Friends may call at Keeney and Basford Funeral Home, 106 E. Church St., Frederick, on Wednesday, Aug. 22. The family will receive friends from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m.
     Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 23, at the funeral home. The Rev. Patricia A. Riggs, of Bethel United Methodist Church, Lucketts, Va., will officiate.
     Interment will be in St. Paul's Episcopal Cemetery, Point of Rocks.
     In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions be made in Mrs. Hartman's name to American Cancer Institute, 1759 K St., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20009. Placing contributions in her name insures that the funds are designated to those suffering the same form of cancer. Also, contributions may be made to Hospice of Frederick County, P.O. Box 1799, Frederick, Md. 21702.