December 26, 2010
Boy Scouts from Troop 252 and Cub Scouts from Pack 26 worked together with community volunteers to set up and light luminarias Dec. 4 for the 22nd annual Antietam National Battlefield Memorial Illumination. Troop 252 is chartered by the Church of Christ at Hagerstown on Whitehall Road in Hagerstown.
September 14, 2012
William F. Messner, 84, of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., died Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012. Visitation will be today from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. at Hunter-Anderson Funeral Home, Berkeley Springs. The service will be Sunday at 2 p.m. at Berkeley Springs Church of Christ.
November 12, 2012
Gayle G. Swaim, 56, formerly of Hagerstown, died Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012, in Antelope Valley, Calif. A memorial service is being held Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012, at Victor Valley Church of Christ in Victorville, Calif.
December 3, 2008
JUNE 5, 1931-DEC. 2, 2008 Jane R. Hoover, 77, of 233 Rock Willow Ave., Hagerstown, died Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2008, at Washington County Hospital. Born June 5, 1931, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of the late Samuel Stephen Fortunato and Jettie Mae Henry Fortunato. She was a 1951 graduate of Hagerstown High School. She was employed by Catherine's Beauty Salon. She was a member of Christ's Reformed Church United Church of Christ. She is survived by her husband, Paul F. Hoover Jr., whom she married Aug. 30, 1953; one daughter, Lisa M. Law of Mount Peasant, S.C.; one son, Steven Hoover of Falling Waters, W.Va.
January 13, 2008
Trinity United Church of Christ in Waynesboro, Pa., recently held a "Baby Shower for Mary" in order to collect items for Waynesboro Human Services. Donations included clothes, diapers, and other baby supplies with an estimated value of almost $500. Jane Birt, above, a member of Trinity and coordinator of Waynesboro Human Services, organized the event.
November 21, 2012
The Rev. Robert J. Allen, 78, of Gwynedd, Pa., passed away peacefully on Thursday, Nov. 1, at Abington Memorial Hospital with his family at his bedside. Bob was born July 6, 1934, in Hagerstown, to the late Arvella and Arthur Allen. He graduated from Hagerstown High School in 1952 and was a graduate of both Franklin and Marshall College and Lancaster Theological Seminary in Lancaster, Pa. He was ordained a minister of the United Church of Christ in 1959 at Christ Reformed Church in Hagerstown.
October 19, 2009
-SEPT. 21, 2009 WINTERVILLE, N.C. - Mr. Gene W. Spears, 73, died Monday, Sept. 21, 2009. A memorial service will be held Thursday, Oct. 22, at 6:30 p.m. at the Church of Christ of Winterville, N.C., and a memorial service will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at the Church of Christ, Berkeley Springs, W.Va. The burial of remains will be in Rosedale Cemetery in Martinsburg, W.Va. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 930-B Wellness Drive, Greenville, NC 27834.
December 14, 2008
Mary R. McNeill, 74 DEC. 7, 2008 FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. - Mary R. McNeill, 74, of 220 Central Ave., died Sunday, Dec. 7, 2008. She is survived by her husband, Paul McNeill; four children, Michael McDaniel, Shelia McDuffie and Karen Malloy, all of Fayetteville and Steven McDaniel of Hagerstown; 10 siblings; 14 grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and one aunt. Services will be Monday at 2 p.m. at Pleasant Grove Church of Christ, Disciple of Christ in Fayetteville.
April 4, 2012
Zion Reformed United Church of Christ announces the 6th annual Cinderella Shop at Zion from 10 a.m. to noon Saturdays in April. Clean, gently used prom gowns are available for purchase for $25 each. Only cash or checks written to REACH are accepted. All proceeds go to REACH. Zion Reformed United Church of Christ is at 201 N. Potomac St., downtown Hagerstown. Access to the shop is via the alley off East Avenue at the rear of the church. Donations of clean, gently used prom gowns are also gratefully accepted during church office hours, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to noon.
March 23, 2006
CLEAR SPRING - Ron Wenger of the Susquehanna Valley Garden Railway Society will be sharing his knowledge of garden railways Thursday at 7 p.m. at St. John's United Church of Christ. A form of gardening that is growing in popularity, garden railways often pique the interest of men and children who might not otherwise be interested in regular gardening.