July 10, 2013
Ralph William Dingle, 80, of 13386 Seibert Ave. in Blue Ridge Summit, Pa., died Tuesday, July 9, 2013, at his home. The family will receive friends Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. and Friday one hour before the service at Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, Waynesboro, Pa. The service will be Friday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Bethel Church Cemetery, Cascade, where military graveside honors will be conducted by the Charles Nitterhouse VFW Post 1599 Honor Guard of Chambersburg, Pa.
October 28, 2012
Edouarda Mary “Edgie” Bridgers Davis, 91, a resident of Michaux Manor, Fayetteville, Pa., and formerly of 12488 Monterey Lane, Blue Ridge Summit, Pa., died Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, at the nursing home. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service Friday at Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, Waynesboro, Pa. The service will be Friday at 2 p.m. at the funeral home with the Rev. William Hammann officiating. Burial will follow in Bethel Church Cemetery, Cascade.
August 15, 2009
JULY 28, 1924-AUG. 14, 2009 Mrs. Margaret S. (Smith) "Peggy" McCleaf, 85, of 13365 Flohr Lane, Blue Ridge Summit, Pa., entered into eternal rest at 1:43 a.m. Friday, Aug. 14, 2009, at Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, Pa. She was born on July 28, 1924, in Boonsboro, Md.; she was the daughter of the late Benjamin L. and Henrietta Mae (Foltz) Smith. She lived her early life in Boonsboro. Mrs. McCleaf received her high school diploma while serving in the military. She and her husband of more than 52 years, Mr. William C. "Bill" McCleaf, were married on Sept.
January 5, 2012
Jean Irene McCleaf Benchoff, 84, of The Village of Laurel Run in Fayetteville, Pa., and formerly of 15348 Summit Farm Drive in Blue Ridge Summit, Pa., died Thursday, Jan. 5, 2012, at the nursing home. The family will receive friends Monday from 1 to 2 p.m. at Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, Waynesboro, Pa. The service will be Monday at 2 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Fountaindale Union Cemetery.
April 15, 2013
A 34-year-old man fell to his death from High Rock in northeastern Washington County on Monday. Michael Paul Liller of Thurmont, Md., was determined to be dead by medics who descended 100 feet to where he landed, officials on the scene said. Liller jumped from the rock formation's peak to a metal grate used by hang gliders at about 4 p.m. He then jumped to another rock, lost his balance and fell, according to Washington County (Md.) Sheriff's Office Sgt. Daryl Sanders. About 12 people were at the popular lookout spot when the fall occurred, Sanders said.
July 14, 2011
OCT. 17, 1924-JULY 13, 2011 Hazel M. Bender, 86, of Crawford Avenue in Blue Ridge Summit, Pa., passed away Wednesday, July 13, 2011, at Hillhaven Healthcare in Adelphi, Md. Born Oct. 17, 1924, in Tripoli, Wis., she was the daughter of the late John and Fern (Carpenter) Larson. She was preceded in death by her husband, Uriah Schmidt. She was a graduate of Bethel Academy. She was employed as an executive assistant by the federal government. She attended Ringgold Church of Christ.
February 20, 2012
David Pierre Joseph Broussard, 46, of Fairfield, Pa., died Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012, at his home. Born May 14, 1965, in Gettysburg, Pa., he was the son of the late Joseph D. and Anne McCarty Broussard. He was head cook at Hill Country Farm in Blue Ridge Summit, Pa., and formerly was co-owner/operator of A Lily Pad Flowers and Gifts shop in Smithsburg, Md., and Blue Ridge Summit. David enjoyed his dogs, cooking and spending time with friends. Surviving are sisters, Marie T. Broussard and her husband, Thomas Jacobson, of Silver Spring, Md., and Clare J.M. Broussard and her husband, J.T. Devine, of Forestville, Calif.; and brothers, Joseph C. Broussard and wife, Amy, of Newark, Del., and Paul J. Broussard of Cascade, Md. A memorial reception will be held at Hill Country Farm, 519 Gladhill Road, Fairfield, PA 17320, Saturday, Feb. 25, beginning at 2 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to the Best Friends Animal Society, 5001 Angel Canyon Road, Kanab, UT 84741. Arrangements are by Myers-Durboraw Funeral Home in Emmitsburg, Md. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.myersdurborawfh.com .
April 21, 2009
JULY 21, 1953-APRIL 17, 2009 CASCADE, Md. - Donna K. Wolfe, 55, of Water Company Road, Cascade, Md., passed away Friday, April 17, 2009, at Washington County Hospital in Hagerstown, Md. Born July 21, 1953, in Waynesboro, Pa., she was the daughter of Calvin G. and Helen V. (Gladhill) Pryor Jr. of Sabillasville, Md. She was a 1971 graduate of Catoctin High School in Thurmont, Md. She was employed by Church of the Transfiguration in Blue Ridge Summit, Pa., and St. Mary's Episcopal Church in Waynesboro.
September 28, 2011
Several dozen people joined Washington Township officials Wednesday evening to dedicate a trail at Happel's Meadow Wetlands to a former committee member, who passed away on April 25, 2008, at the age of 62. John F. Birely, of Blue Ridge Summit, was one of the original five members of the preservation committee, which oversees and offers recommendations to the township about its 80-plus acres of wetlands along Pa. 16. Originally appointed to...
May 10, 2012
Planning is under way by the One Mountain Foundation for the seventh annual Mountaintop Heritage Days scheduled for Saturday, June 30, and Sunday, July 1, in the Cascade and Blue Ridge Summit, Pa., areas. Events are open to the public and will include the following (unless otherwise noted, events are on the former Fort Ritchie Army base in Cascade): • Annual parade in Blue Ridge Summit and Cascade on Saturday, June 30, at 9 a.m. • Food, craft and business vendors both days.