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EDUCATION
May 15, 2012
Fraternal Order of Police: Thomas Pangborn Lodge No. 88 in Hagerstown is offering two scholarships for those pursuing a degree in criminal justice. Each scholarship awards $1,000 per year ($500 per semester) and is renewable for up to $4,000 (for four years).  Applicants must be Washington County residents and be graduating from high school or attending a college in a criminal justice program.  Applications can be obtained by sending an email to fop88newsletter@gmail.com or by mail at FOP: Thomas Pangborn Lodge 88, P.O. Box 61, Hagerstown, MD 21740.
NEWS
November 14, 2011
Maryon Phillips was installed June 26 as the Maryland State Auxiliary madam president of the Fraternal Order of Eagles at the annual Maryland State Convention at FOE Aerie/Auxiliary 1136 in Brunswick, Md. Phillips is the president of eight auxiliaries in the state. The Fraternal Order of Eagles is an organization that helps in raising funds for various charities. Its motto is “People Helping People.”
OBITUARIES
May 20, 2011
Wilmer “Will” James Price, 63, of Clear Spring, Md., passed away on Friday, May 13, 2010, at his home. Born Jan. 10, 1948, in Hagerstown, Md., he was the son of June Louise Carbaugh Price and the late Paul Plummer Price. A lifelong hunter and fisherman, he was a member of the National Rifle Association for 47 years and the Western Maryland Sportsmen and Cresaptown Sportsmen Club for several years. In addition, he belonged to the Fraternal Order of Eagles 694 in Hagerstown for 35 years and Fraternal order of Eagles 2883 in Cresaptown for 11 years, as well as the National Rodmakers Association for bamboo fly fishermen.
NEWS
January 9, 2009
FEB. 12, 1946-JAN. 7, 2009 FREDERICK, Md. - Michael E. Williams, 62, of Frederick, died Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2009, at his home. Born Feb. 12, 1946, in Frederick County, Md., he was the son of the late Paul E. and Ethel I. Souders Williams. He was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Myersville, Md. He was a member of Fraternal Order of Eagles 1067 and The Improved Order of Red Men of Frederick. He is survived by three sisters, Carol Coover and Sharon Holder, both of Frederick, and Paula Waldow of Emmitsburg, Md.; and his companion, Geraldine Miller.
NEWS
by Alicia Notarianni | November 13, 2003
alician@herald-mail.com On Tuesday, Nov. 11, The Fraternal Order of Eagles No. 694 Hagerstown Auxiliary received a visit from the highest officer in their international organization. Peggy Carver, grand madam president from Hermiston, Ore., joined the auxiliary for dinner at The Red Horse Steak House, then for a time of socializing in the club meeting room at 18 N. Locust St. Carver was elected grand madam president at the national Fraternal Order of Eagles convention last August in Buffalo, N.Y. She is serving a one-year term, during which she has been traveling across the United States and Canada visiting Eagles auxiliaries.
NEWS
October 8, 2009
JAN. 1, 1936-OCT. 6, 2009 Clarence Mead (Tim) Wolford, 73, of 17314 Ontario Drive, Hagerstown, Md., went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2009. Born Jan. 1, 1936, in Hagerstown, Md., he was the son of the late Charles Downs Wolford and Ida Virginia Marks Wolford. Clarence (Tim) graduated from Hagerstown High School in 1953. He attended Lifehouse Church Bethel. Tim was a Maryland State Trooper and retired as a lieutenant from Maryland Division of Correction.
NEWS
March 13, 2003
ZULLINGER, Pa. - Pamela T. Crider Figueroa, 45, of 12222 Polktown Road, died Tuesday, March 11, 2003, at Waynesboro (Pa.) Hospital, Waynesboro, Pa. Born Jan. 26, 1958, in Waynesboro, she was the daughter of Kirby M. Crider Sr. of Zullinger and Patsy C. Stull Crider of Waynesboro. She attended Waynesboro schools. She was employed by Mini Mart in Zullinger as a cashier. She was a member of William Max McLaughlin VFW Post 695 and Fraternal Order of Eagles 1758 Ladies Auxiliary, both of Waynesboro.
OBITUARIES
February 2, 2011
July 4, 1938-Feb. 1, 2011 Richard Adams Peirce, 72, of Hagerstown, died Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2011, at his residence. He was the husband of the late Phyllis Maria Heasley Peirce and the late Deloris Irene Bollinger Peirce. Born July 4, 1938, in Niagara Falls, Canada, he was the son of the late Norman and Viola Myrtle Adams Pierce.  He was a U.S. Navy veteran.  Mr. Peirce served from 1964 until 1984 with the Metropolitan Police Department in Washington, D.C. From 1985 until 2000, he was employed with PEPCO.
OBITUARIES
January 26, 2013
Michael Donovan Rohrer, 63, of Sharpsburg, Md., died Friday, Jan. 25, 2013, at the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Martinsburg, W.Va. Born June 18, 1949, in Hagerstown, Md., he was the son of Mildred M. Eichelberger Rohrer of Sharpsburg and the late Richard N. Rohrer. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War, serving with the U.S. Air Force. He was a lifetime member of the Williamsport Improved Order of Red Men Conococheague Tribe 84. He was also a member of William D. Byron Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1936 and Fraternal Order of Eagles 694. He was formerly employed by Boat America and the Downsville General Store.
OBITUARIES
May 21, 2013
Melissa Ann Grove, 44, of 206 N. Mulberry St. in Hagerstown, Md., died Sunday, May 19, 2013, at her home. Born April 4, 1969, in Prince George's County, Md., she was the daughter of Pamela Griffey Collins and stepfather, Roger Collins, of Falling Waters, W.Va. She was a member of Fraternal Order of the Eagles 694. She loved music, and enjoyed singing karaoke and seeing live bands play. In addition to her mother and stepfather, Melissa is survived by her husband, David Grove; two daughters, Ashley Wittich and Heather Whitney; two stepdaughters, Robin Thomas and Taylor Tingley; two sisters, Lisa Vanfleet and Kim Ray; one brother, David Slunt; two stepsisters, Regina and Samantha; one stepbrother, Roger;  seven grandchildren; two sisters-in-law, Debbie and Sandy; two brothers-in-law, Curtis and Kevin; and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
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OBITUARIES
June 12, 2013
Henry David "Chic" Burkett Sr., 80, of 11 Hammock Drive, Inwood, W.Va., died Wednesday, June 12, 2013, at his residence. Born Jan. 30, 1933, in Hagerstown, Md., he was the son of the late Merle Rowland and Mary Elizabeth Pitsnogle Burkett. He was preceded in death by his wife of 52 years, Patsy Doris Burkett, in 2003. He owned and operated Burketts Chesapeake Café. He was a life member of the Moose Club and served as governor, and a life member of the Goodwill Athletic Club.
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OBITUARIES
May 21, 2013
Melissa Ann Grove, 44, of 206 N. Mulberry St. in Hagerstown, Md., died Sunday, May 19, 2013, at her home. Born April 4, 1969, in Prince George's County, Md., she was the daughter of Pamela Griffey Collins and stepfather, Roger Collins, of Falling Waters, W.Va. She was a member of Fraternal Order of the Eagles 694. She loved music, and enjoyed singing karaoke and seeing live bands play. In addition to her mother and stepfather, Melissa is survived by her husband, David Grove; two daughters, Ashley Wittich and Heather Whitney; two stepdaughters, Robin Thomas and Taylor Tingley; two sisters, Lisa Vanfleet and Kim Ray; one brother, David Slunt; two stepsisters, Regina and Samantha; one stepbrother, Roger;  seven grandchildren; two sisters-in-law, Debbie and Sandy; two brothers-in-law, Curtis and Kevin; and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
OBITUARIES
April 23, 2013
William Frank "Bo" Gates, 52, of Keedysville, Md., passed away Monday, April 22, 2013, at Meritus Medical Center near Hagerstown, Md., after a brief illness. "Bo" was the loving, devoted husband and friend of Charlotte L. Gates of Keedysville, Md. Born Nov. 6, 1960, in Bluefield, W.Va., he was the son of Frank M. Gates and the late Ruby Ilene Gates of Frederick, Md. He was a member of Fraternal Order of Eagles Lodge 1067 and Frederick Redmen 19. In addition to his wife and father, Bo is survived by a son, Jason F. Gates and fiancée, Erin, of Bethesda, Md.; a brother, Mike "Butch" Gates, and sister Michelle "Missey" Gates, both of Frederick; stepsons, Dean H. McMillion and wife, Kim, of Keedysville, and Oscar "Peanut" McMillion and fiancée, Charlene Sentelle, of Hagerstown; nephew, Michael "M.J.
OBITUARIES
January 26, 2013
Michael Donovan Rohrer, 63, of Sharpsburg, Md., died Friday, Jan. 25, 2013, at the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Martinsburg, W.Va. Born June 18, 1949, in Hagerstown, Md., he was the son of Mildred M. Eichelberger Rohrer of Sharpsburg and the late Richard N. Rohrer. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War, serving with the U.S. Air Force. He was a lifetime member of the Williamsport Improved Order of Red Men Conococheague Tribe 84. He was also a member of William D. Byron Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1936 and Fraternal Order of Eagles 694. He was formerly employed by Boat America and the Downsville General Store.
EDUCATION
May 15, 2012
Fraternal Order of Police: Thomas Pangborn Lodge No. 88 in Hagerstown is offering two scholarships for those pursuing a degree in criminal justice. Each scholarship awards $1,000 per year ($500 per semester) and is renewable for up to $4,000 (for four years).  Applicants must be Washington County residents and be graduating from high school or attending a college in a criminal justice program.  Applications can be obtained by sending an email to fop88newsletter@gmail.com or by mail at FOP: Thomas Pangborn Lodge 88, P.O. Box 61, Hagerstown, MD 21740.
NEWS
November 14, 2011
Maryon Phillips was installed June 26 as the Maryland State Auxiliary madam president of the Fraternal Order of Eagles at the annual Maryland State Convention at FOE Aerie/Auxiliary 1136 in Brunswick, Md. Phillips is the president of eight auxiliaries in the state. The Fraternal Order of Eagles is an organization that helps in raising funds for various charities. Its motto is “People Helping People.”
OBITUARIES
October 20, 2011
Mr. Kenneth Marlowe Coulter, 86, of Knoxville, Md., passed away Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2011, at Frederick Memorial Hospital. He was the husband of Roberta (Bertie), his wife of 64 years. Born March 14, 1925, in Yarrowsburg, Md., he was the son of the late Edward and Blanche Coulter. Kenneth retired from Washington Terminal after 36 years of service with Amtrak. He was a life member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles 1136, and a member of Moose Lodge 1582, both of Brunswick.
OBITUARIES
May 20, 2011
Wilmer “Will” James Price, 63, of Clear Spring, Md., passed away on Friday, May 13, 2010, at his home. Born Jan. 10, 1948, in Hagerstown, Md., he was the son of June Louise Carbaugh Price and the late Paul Plummer Price. A lifelong hunter and fisherman, he was a member of the National Rifle Association for 47 years and the Western Maryland Sportsmen and Cresaptown Sportsmen Club for several years. In addition, he belonged to the Fraternal Order of Eagles 694 in Hagerstown for 35 years and Fraternal order of Eagles 2883 in Cresaptown for 11 years, as well as the National Rodmakers Association for bamboo fly fishermen.
OBITUARIES
February 2, 2011
July 4, 1938-Feb. 1, 2011 Richard Adams Peirce, 72, of Hagerstown, died Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2011, at his residence. He was the husband of the late Phyllis Maria Heasley Peirce and the late Deloris Irene Bollinger Peirce. Born July 4, 1938, in Niagara Falls, Canada, he was the son of the late Norman and Viola Myrtle Adams Pierce.  He was a U.S. Navy veteran.  Mr. Peirce served from 1964 until 1984 with the Metropolitan Police Department in Washington, D.C. From 1985 until 2000, he was employed with PEPCO.
NEWS
October 8, 2009
JAN. 1, 1936-OCT. 6, 2009 Clarence Mead (Tim) Wolford, 73, of 17314 Ontario Drive, Hagerstown, Md., went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2009. Born Jan. 1, 1936, in Hagerstown, Md., he was the son of the late Charles Downs Wolford and Ida Virginia Marks Wolford. Clarence (Tim) graduated from Hagerstown High School in 1953. He attended Lifehouse Church Bethel. Tim was a Maryland State Trooper and retired as a lieutenant from Maryland Division of Correction.
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