Born Sept. 10, 1924 in Lantz, Md., he was the son of the late Milton W. and Pauline Willard Lantz.
He owned and operated a carpenter business and also worked with Pulte and Washington Homes.
He was a member of Deerfield United Methodist Church.
He was a member of South Mountain Rod and Gun Club and Blue Ridge Sportsman Association.
He is survived by his wife, Helen Mae Wierman Lantz; four children, Richard L. Lantz and James Lantz, both of Sabillasville, Susanne Coyle of Cascade, Md. and David Lantz of Hagerstown; one brother, Pete Lantz of Thurmont, Md.; nine grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by two sisters and three brothers.
Services will be Saturday at 10 a.m. at Robert E. Dailey and Son Funeral Home in Thurmont. The Rev. Barry Taylor and the Rev. Tony Hardcastle will officiate. Burial will be in Weller's Cemetery in Thurmont.
The family will receive friends today from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home, which will open at 1 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Deerfield United Methodist Church, 16405 Foxville-Deerfield Road, Sabillasville, MD 21780 or American Heart Association, Mid-Atlantic Affiliate, Memorials and Tributes Processing Center, P.O. Box 5216, Glen Allen, VA 23058-5216.
Charles R. Noren, 62
FEB. 20, 1945-AUG. 1, 2007
DENTON, Md. - Charles "Chuck" Robert Noren, D.D.S., of Denton died Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2007, at the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore. He was 62 years old.
Born in Elmhurst, Ill., on Feb. 20, 1945, Dr. Noren was the son of Charles H. Noren and H. Virginia Kirkpatrick Noren, both of Hagerstown. He was a 1963 graduate of the Aurora High School in Aurora, Colo., a 1967 graduate of the University of Maryland in College Park, and a 1970 graduate of the University of Maryland Dental School in Baltimore. He was also a veteran of the U.S. Navy. In February of 1973, he started a dental practice in Greensboro, Md., with Dr. Gary Womer. They moved their practice to Denton in 1974.
Dr. Noren was a member of the American Dental Association, the Maryland State Dental Association, and the Eastern Shore Dental Association. He was a past director of the Caroline Country Club. He was an avid fisherman and loved golf, cards and gardening. Most of all, he loved his family, his friends and Caroline County.
In addition to his parents, Dr. Noren is survived by his wife of 37 years, Sherry F. Noren of Denton; two daughters, Tara N. Jackson and her husband Scott of Atlanta, Ga., and Nicole N. Hooten and her husband Robert of Baltimore; one sister, Kathryn N. Snee of Washington, Pa.; one grandchild, Ryan Jackson; one brother-in-law, Dr. Thomas Snee; and four nephews, Ryan, Brent, Jeffrey and Chad. He was predeceased by one brother, Stephen E. Noren, in 1999.
A memorial service will be at 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 5, at the Moore Funeral Home, P.A., 12 S. Second Street in Denton where friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. before the service.
The interment will be private.
Instead of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations are sent to the American Cancer Society, 121 Sharp Road, Denton, MD 21629.
Louise S. Rider, 86
MARCH 17, 1921-AUG. 1, 2007
Louise Stoner Rider, 86, of 1036 Benjamin Place, Hagerstown, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2007, at her home surrounded by her family.
Born Thursday, March 17, 1921, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of the late Russell M. Stoner and the late Verna Giles Stoner. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert G. Rider, in 1996.
She was employed with Potomac Edison, retiring in 1983 after 21 years of service. She was a member of the John Wesley United Methodist Church, Potomac Edison Forerunners, A.A.R.P. and Morris Frock Post 42 American Legion Auxiliary.