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Harry Nogle | Around Sharpsburg & Keedysville | January 6, 2012
The Pleasant View Cemetery Co. of Rohrersville will hold its annual meeting Tuesday, Jan. 10, at 7 p.m. in the social hall of Bethel United Methodist Church, Main Street in Rohrersville. The meeting is open to all voting members, which include stockholders, plot owners, descendants of stock holders and plot owners, as well as those who donated $100 or more to the trust fund. Nomination and election of company officers and board members will be held. For more information, call the Rev. Charles R. Holder, chairman, at 301-739-5034.
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OBITUARIES
December 26, 2011
Joseph R. Hayden, 92, a resident of Golden Living Center of Hagerstown, and formerly of 12676 Molly Pitcher Highway, Greencastle, Pa., died Saturday, Dec. 24, 2011, at the nursing center. The family will receive friends Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Harold M. Zimmerman and Son Funeral Home, Greencastle. A graveside service will be Friday at noon at McClellandtown (Pa.) Presbyterian Church (Church Hill) Cemetery.
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By KATE S. ALEXANDER | kate.alexander@herald-mail.com | December 9, 2011
With candles cradled in their hands, about 600 people made their way through Rose Hill Cemetery Friday night to remember their loved ones during the holiday season. Since the 1990s, the Hagerstown cemetery has hosted a candlelight walk with its annual tree lighting to bring comfort and hope during the holidays to those who have lost a loved one, said Bill Divelbiss, executive vice president of the cemetery. "A lot of people are really sad tonight," Divelbiss said. "We do this to lift their spirits at this time of year.
NEWS
November 15, 2011
A Hagerstown man police said crashed a car into Rest Haven Cemetery and fled on foot following a high-speed pursuit early Tuesday has been charged with driving under the influence of alcohol and six other counts, the Washington County District Court Commissioners Office said. Travon Brown, 23, also was charged with (driving, attempting to drive) a vehicle while impaired by alcohol; failure of driver to drive to curb upon signal by an (emergency, police) vehicle; driving a vehicle on the highway at speed exceeding limit; reckless driving; (driving, attempting to drive)
OBITUARIES
October 12, 2011
Martha E. Meyers Barnes, 85, of Greencastle, Pa., died Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2011, at her home. The family will receive friends Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Zimmerman and Son Funeral Home, Greencastle, and Saturday one half-hour before the service at Grace United Church of Christ, Greencastle. The service will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at the church. Burial will be in St. Thomas (Pa.) Cemetery.
NEWS
Kristy Smith | Around Boonsboro | September 19, 2011
The Boonsboro Cemetery Association is announcing the launch of its new website, BoonsboroCemetery.org . The site provides information about the history of the cemetery, policies and all other aspects of the association. Sandy family reunion The J.W. Sandy Family will hold a reunion Sunday at Rohrersville United Methodist Church, beginning at 12:30 p.m.  Joan Miller will run the meeting. Family members are asked to bring a dish to share and soft drinks for their family.
OBITUARIES
July 20, 2011
Jeffrey D. Beamer, 37, of Harpers Ferry, W.Va., died Tuesday, July 19, 2011, at Jefferson Memorial Hospital, Ranson, W.Va. The family will receive friends Friday from 6 to 9 p.m. at Melvin T. Strider Colonial Funeral Home, Charles Town, W.Va. The service will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Hillsboro (Va.) Cemetery.
OBITUARIES
June 28, 2011
Louise Bennett DeHaven, 77, of Inwood, W.Va., died Tuesday, June 28, 2011, at her home. The family will receive friends Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m. at South Berkeley Funeral Chapel, Inwood. The service will be Friday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Cedar Grove Church cemetery.
NEWS
June 24, 2011
A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle Thursday night on Pennsylvania Avenue in Hagerstown. Police Chief Arthur Smith said Friday a 20-year-old man was struck by a single vehicle in the area of Rest Haven Cemetery at about 10:40 p.m. Smith said the man walked to a nearby Burger King to call police.
NEWS
By JENNIFER FITCH | waynesboro@herald-mail.com | May 28, 2011
Through prayer, music, Civil War re-enactors in period dress, an honor guard and speeches, Rose Hill Cemetery paid tribute to Memorial Day in a service Saturday. "It's good to see Americans honor our war veterans," said Gary Seavolt of Clear Spring. His wife, Marguerite, said she wanted to attend the Rose Hill Cemetery service for some time and was able to for the first time this year. She said she has a deepened appreciation for veterans because of their son's service in the U.S. Air Force.
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