August 12, 2008


Hubert Leo Anderson, 87

Due to an editorial assistant's error, the obituary in Monday's Herald-Mail for Hubert Leo Anderson, 87, omitted his birth date. The obituary is reprinted below.

Hubert Leo Anderson, 87

AUG. 25, 1920-AUG. 9, 2008

WILLIAMSPORT - Hubert Leo "Dukes" "Bucko" Anderson, 87, of Williamsport, Md., died Saturday, Aug. 9, at home.

Born Aug. 25, 1920, in Williamsport, he was the son of the late Milford George Sr. and Edith Mae Zimmerman Anderson.

His loving wife, Lorraine Robinson Anderson, preceded him in death. She died April 26, 2000. They were married for 56 years.


He was a master textile mechanic, retiring in 1983 from Maryland Ribbon Co.

He was a member of Church of the Holy Trinity.

He played soccer for about 20 years beginning in 1936 at the age of 16. The teams he played for were the Williamsport Wildcats, Williamsport Legion and the Shamrocks.

Baseball and softball were also an important part of his life. He played baseball from the 1930s through the 1960s for the following teams: Maugansville Colts, Williamsport Wildcats, Keedysville Mud Hens, Sharpsburg Blue Birds, Williamsport Veterans and South End League. In 1945, he played professionally for the Hagerstown Owls. He played softball from the 1930s to the 1970s for the Fireman's League, Federal Silk Mill, Duck's All Stars, Herbert's Grocery, Williamsport Lions Club, Hagerstown Church League and Slowpitch Silk Mill Team.

He is survived by one daughter, Rebecca Madsen and her husband Jimmie of Williamsport; grandson, Andrew Madsen of Williamsport; granddaughter, Katie Madsen Rubeck and her husband Robert of Falling Waters, W.Va., and great-grandson, Matthew Rubeck of Falling Waters; and a brother, Joseph Anderson, Williamsport.

He was preceded in death by a son, David Anderson; six brothers, Milford Anderson Jr., Williamsport, Cletus Anderson, Hagerstown, Fred Anderson, Haines City, Fla., Adelbert Anderson, Funkstown, William Anderson, Portland, Ore., Harry Anderson, Williamsport; two sisters, Sarah Warden, Williamsport, and Rita McClanathan, Falling Waters.

The family will receive friends Tuesday evening at Osborne Funeral Home, Williamsport, from 7 to 9 p.m. The funeral home will be open after 9 a.m. Tuesday for the convenience of family and friends.

Funeral services will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. at the funeral home. Pastor Tim Leighton will officiate. Interment will be at Cedar Lawn Memorial Park, Hagerstown.

Memorial donations may be made to Church of the Holy Trinity, 17805 Oak Ridge Drive, Hagerstown, MD 21740 or to Hospice of Washington County, 747 Northern Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21742.

Online condolences may be sent to

Lloyd "Buzz" William Keller, 88

JULY 28, 1920-AUG. 10, 2008

Lloyd "Buzz" William Keller, 88, of Loyalton of Hagerstown, Md., passed away peacefully and surrounded by family and a beloved friend, on Sunday, Aug. 10, 2008.

Born Wednesday, July 28, 1920, on a farm near Middletown, Md., he was the son of the late William Calvin Keller and the late Nellie Gaye Koogle Keller.

The family moved to Hagerstown in 1926, where he attended local schools and graduated from Hagerstown High School in 1938.

He retired from Fairchild Aircraft after 42 years of employment.

He served in the U.S.A.F. during World War II as a S/SGT on Okinawa. He also attended Aviation Electrician classes through the Air Force in 1944.

He was a charter and life member of the American Legion Post 211, Funkstown, Md. He was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Funkstown.

He is survived by a sister, Helen Kepner and husband, Scott of Hagerstown; two nieces, Barbara Ott of Hagerstown, Debbie Kepner McElroy of Hagerstown; two great-nephews, John W. Ott and Erik Beard; one great-niece, Katie Beard Shaffer and husband, Aaron; one great-great-niece, Kayla Shaffer; and one great-great-nephew, Christopher Shaffer; and a beloved friend, Madalyn Foltz.

Services will be held Thursday, Aug. 14, 2008, at 2 p.m. from the Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, 1331 Eastern Blvd. North, Hagerstown, with the Rev. Layman officiating.

Family will receive friends at the funeral home, one hour prior to the service, Thursday, Aug. 14.

Interment will follow at the Rest Haven Cemetery, Hagerstown.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 24 E. Baltimore St., Funkstown, MD 21734 or to the Alzheimer's Association of Western Maryland, 5 Public Square, Hagerstown, MD 21740.

Online condolences may be expressed at

Chad E. Bard, 34

MAY 9, 1974-AUG. 9, 2008

MCCONNELLSBURG, Pa. - Chad E. Bard, 34, of McConnellsburg, died Saturday, Aug. 9, 2008, in Altoona (Pa.) Hospital. His death was the result of injuries he sustained in a motorcycle accident.

Born May 9, 1974, in Chambersburg, Pa., he was a son of Steven E. and Melva Miller Bard of Fort Loudon, Pa.

He was a 1992 graduate of James Buchanan High School, Mercersburg, Pa.

Following graduation, he began employment with World Kitchens of Greencastle, Pa.

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