October 16, 2009
DEC. 3, 1928-OCT. 14, 2009 CHEWSVILLE - Lucy G. Young, 80, of Little Antietam Road, Chewsville, Md., passed away Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2009, at Washington County Hospital in Hagerstown, Md. Born Dec. 3, 1928, in Waynesboro, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Paul B. and Harriet (Riddlemoser) Shank. She was preceded in death by her husband, William T. "Buck" Young Jr., March 1, 1994. She was a graduate of Smithsburg High School. She was a homemaker. She attended Bethel United Methodist Church, Chewsville.
May 21, 2013
Ruby Katherine Miller, 5, of Hamilton Boulevard, Hagerstown, Md., died Saturday, May 18, 2013, at Children's National Medical Center in Washington, D.C. Born July 19, 2007, in Charleston, W.Va., she was the daughter of Mary Helen Leatherman Miller and Charles D. Miller of Hagerstown. Ruby was a kindergarten student at Ruth Ann Monroe Primary School. In addition to her parents, Ruby is survived by maternal grandparents, Paul and Bonnie Leatherman of Hagerstown; paternal grandmother, Jo R. Miller of Virginia Beach, Va.; godparents, Michael and Amy Hicks of Mercersburg, Pa.; aunt, Katherine Leatherman of Hagerstown; aunt, Tamara, and uncle, Ryan Schubart, of Virginia Beach; aunt, Toni, and uncle, Paul Leatherman II, of Brooklyn, N.Y.; great-aunts, Mary Beard and Patricia Slick of Hagerstown; great-aunt, Jennifer, and great-uncle, Hampton Riggleman, of Laurel, Md.; great-aunt, Jean, and great-uncle, William F. Dunham, of Hagerstown; and three cousins, Chloe Leatherman of Brooklyn, and Maxwell and Harrison Schubart of Virginia Beach.
March 16, 1998
Coalition gets poor response to inquiry WAYNESBORO, Pa. - An attempt by the Teen Pregnancy Coalition to determine whether parents in Waynesboro want to know more about helping their children avoid teen pregnancy has not drawn much response, an agency official said Monday. Maria Keyes, clinic manager for the Women, Infants and Children Program in Chambersburg, Pa., and coordinator of the coalition's efforts in Waynesboro, sent stamped, self-addressed postcards to 380 parents of eighth-graders in Waynesboro.
September 28, 1999
-- Others recognized Hagerstown businessman Michael A. Gardner received the Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce's highest honor on Tuesday night. Gardner, 55, was presented with the Chamber Business Volunteer of the Year award - recognizing lifetime achievement with the chamber - during the local business organization's 80th annual meeting at the Four Points Sheraton in Hagerstown. "This is very humbling and almost embarrassing for me," said Gardner, vice president of Wright, Gardner and Tischer Insurance in Hagerstown and a past president of the chamber.
April 2, 2013
Anna Madeline Cronise Knox, 97, died Friday, March 29, 2013, at Broadmore Assisted Living in Hagerstown, Md. Born Nov. 30, 1915, on a farm near Uniontown in Carroll County, Md., Madeline was the second of four children, and the only daughter of Paul Thurston and Anna Mary (nee Haines) Cronise. Maddie grew up on the farm. She graduated from New Windsor High School in 1933, and found employment in a nursing home in Ijamsville, where the residents taught her to play bridge; the game became her lifelong passion.
December 31, 2008
NOV. 10, 1910-DEC. 23, 2008 Thomas Grambrill Oyster, 98, November 10, 1910-December 23, 2008, of Loyalton of Hagerstown, 20009 Rosebank Way and formerly of Kent Island, Stevensville, Md. Born in Washington, D.C., he was the son of the late Guy Harrison and Lillian T. Oyster. He is survived by his wife of 74 years, Dorothy D. Oyster. Survivors also include son, Dr. A. Thomas Oyster and wife, Barbara of Hagerstown; son Richard H. Oyster of Mebane, N.C.; daughter Suzanne O. Simpson of Palmetto, Fla.; daughter Judy O. Lewis and husband, Jack of Lexington, S.C.; one sister Catherine Burrell of Culpeper, Va., and one brother John B. Oyster of Niceville, Fla. Eleven grandchildren, sixteen great-grandchildren and four great, great-grandchildren.
April 29, 2007
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Jollene Martin's list of and enthusiasm for charitable works undertaken by the Key Club at Franklin County Career and Technology Center grows as time goes by. The 16-year-old doesn't hesitate when asked why she invests so much time into the causes, saying that it's all about giving back to the community. "The community gives us so much - our schools, our roads, our houses ... " Jollene said. As president of the Key Club, Jollene has worked with the other members to raise money for March of Dimes and the fight against cystic fibrosis.
May 28, 2013
Arnetta Virginia Doleman passed away May 27, 2013, in Hagerstown, Md. She was the wife of the late Caesar V. Doleman; daughter of the late Frank Keyes and Edith (nee Washington) Flythe; and sister of the late William Flythe, and Frank and Mazie Keyes. Arnetta was a faithful member of Ebenezer AME Church since 1954, where she sang in the choir and served as Sunday school teacher, usher, secretary and treasurer. She was a member and past worthy matron of Deborah Chapter No. 12 Order of the Eastern Star, past treasurer and member since 1948 of Sharon Temple No. 160, and a member of Queen Esther No. 2 in Frederick, Md. She belonged to the North End Senior Citizens, the United Way and the March of Dimes. She is survived by her son, Anthony E. Doleman of Hagerstown; brothers, Kenneth, Reginald, Vincent and Russell Keyes; and a sister, Mary Rideout, all of Hagerstown.
April 22, 2009
DEC. 17, 1915-APRIL 17, 2009 Edith Virginia Cook, 93, of Hagerstown, went to be with the Lord Friday, April 17, 2009, at Julia Manor Health Care Center, Hagerstown, Md. Born Dec. 17, 1915, in Weverton, Md., she was the daughter of the late Janie C. (Weedon) Brown and John T. Brown Sr. She was the wife of the late Howell Lawrence Cook Sr., who departed in 1958. Edith was a 50-year member of Zion Baptist Church, Hagerstown, where she was a senior choir member, served as a trustee, with the usher board, missionaries society and a number of other committees.