Obituaries for 2/27

February 27, 2005

Jane L. Brudenell, 92

JULY 12, 1912-FEB. 12, 2005

WILLIAMSPORT - Jane Logan Brudenell, 92, of Homewood at Williamsport, died Saturday, Feb. 12, 2005, at Homewood.

Born July 12, 1912, in Knoxville, Tenn., she was the daughter of the late Lila Neal and John Guilford Logan.

Her husband, Ross Nyman Brudenell, died Jan. 4, 2002.

She received a bachelor of arts degree from Columbia Bible College, now Columbia International University, in Columbia, S.C.

She worked as an advocator in special education.

She was a member of St. Andrew Presbyterian Church in Williamsport.

She is survived by three sons, Ross Brudenell Jr. of Anchorage, Alaska, Thomas Brudenell of Rohrersville, and William Brudenell of Boise, Idaho; one sister, Rebecca Coleman of Knoxville; 12 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.


She was preceded in death by one daughter, Janet, in 1944.

Memorial services will be Saturday, March 19, at St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, Williamsport. Mark Sandell will officiate.

Her body was donated to the Maryland Anatomy Board.

The omission of flowers is requested. Memorial donations may be made to Homewood Benevolent Fund, 16505 Virginia Ave., Williamsport, MD 21795 or St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, 10813 Donelson Drive, Williamsport, MD 21795.

Richard F. Brodowski, 55

APRIL 1, 1949-FEB. 25, 2005

Richard Francis Brodowski, 55, of 1422 S. Potomac St. in Hagerstown, died Friday, Feb. 25, 2005, at his home.

Born April 1, 1949, in Brooklyn, N.Y., he was the son of the late Francis and Loretta Tycz Brodowski.

He was a short-haul truck driver for Food Lion distribution centers.

He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War.

He was a member of St. Ann's Roman Catholic Church in Hagerstown.

He was a member of Teamsters Local 282 in New York.

He is survived by his wife, Gertrude L. Brodowski; two daughters, Tracy D. Brodowski and Kelly C. Hott, both of Hagerstown; one brother, Thomas Brodowski of Long Island City, N.Y.; and two grandchildren.

A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Wednesday at 8 a.m. at St. Ann's Roman Catholic Church. The Rev. Richard Murphy will be celebrant. Burial will be in Rocky Gap Veterans Cemetery, Flintstone, Md.

The family will receive friends Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, Hagerstown.

Rose B. Roderick, 98

JAN. 3, 1907-FEB. 25, 2005

KABLETOWN, W.Va. - Rose B. Roderick, 98, of Kabletown, died Friday, Feb. 25, 2005, at Winchester (Va.) Medical Center.

Born Jan. 3, 1907, in Clarke County, Va., she was the daughter of the late Esau and Susan Lackey Grim.

Her husband, Elmer E. Roderick, died in 1948.

She was a Methodist.

She is survived by two daughters, Jane E. Stone and Alice A. Dickerson, both of Charles Town, W.Va.; one son, Elmer L. Roderick of Ashburn, Va.; 22 grandchildren; 45 great-grandchildren; and 14 great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by three sons, Mervin E. Roderick, Daniel D. Roderick and Ronald M. Roderick; one sister; and six brothers.

Services will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Melvin T. Strider Colonial Funeral Home, Charles Town. Burial will be in Edge Hill Cemetery, Charles Town.

Friends will be received Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

Lewis R. Cardwell, 82

DEC. 7, 1922-FEB. 25, 2005

Lewis Rolston Cardwell, 82, of Hagerstown, Md., died Friday, Feb. 25, 2005 at Washington County Hospital in Hagers-town.

Born Dec. 7, 1922 in Louis-ville, Ky., he was the son of the late Lewis Cuthbert and Lillian J. Davis Cardwell.

He was the husband of 63 years to Irene Dunn Cardwell, whom he married April 12, 1941.

Lewis graduated from Carter High School in Grayson, Ky., and later from Roosevelt University in Chicago, where he obtained a bachelor of science degree and a master's degree, both in business administration. He was drafted into the U.S. Army in 1944 and served in World War II and the Korean War.

Lewis worked for the federal government in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for more than 30 years. He also worked as a civilian in Vietnam during the Vietnam War. He was a past educator at the Arizona Institute of Business and Technology in Mesa, Ariz.

Lewis was a member of the Civil Air Patrol, Masonic Lodge of Hagerstown, and National VFW. He was a colonel in the Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels in Louisville. He enjoyed flying and often would fly children to Shriners Hospital.

In addition to his wife, Lewis is survived by one son, Donald L. Cardwell of Broken Arrow, Okla.; two daughters, Sue C. Duncan of Point of Rocks, Md., and Ruth Anne Callaham of Hagerstown; one sister, Jewel Marie Wetzelberger of Louisville; eight grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

Lewis was preceded in death by one sister, Fern Galloway.

Funeral services will be Tuesday, March 1, 2005, at 11 a.m. at Highlands Funeral Home, 3331 Taylorsville Road, Louisville. Burial will be in Louisville Memorial Gardens East.

The family suggests memorial contributions may be made to First Christian Church Memorial Fund, 1345 Potomac Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21742.

Gerald N. Minnich Funeral Home, Bryan K. Kenworthy P.A., 305 N. Potomac St., Hagerstown, has been entrusted with the arrangements. Online condolences are accepted at

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