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September 28, 2000
Local man dies following car crash FREDERICK, Md. - A Smithsburg man who was thought to have had minor injuries in a car accident early Wednesday died later at Frederick Memorial Hospital, Maryland State Police in Frederick said. Michael Fister, 28, was taken to Frederick Memorial Hospital by a relative for treatment of "what appeared to be minor injuries," police said. Fister was driving his pickup truck on Md. 77 near Stotlemyer Road at 6 a.m. Wednesday and was passing another vehicle when the pickup ran off the road and hit a tree, police said.
NEWS
November 22, 1999
BURKITTSVILLE, Md. - A Frederick County, Md., man died after being hit in the head by a tree he was moving with a bulldozer Sunday morning, Maryland State Police in Frederick said. Charles Augustus Bartholow, 63, of South Jefferson Street was pronounced dead at Frederick Memorial Hospital shortly after the accident, police said. Police said Bartholow was operating a bulldozer at a construction site at 4524 Burkittsville Road around 7:19 a.m. Bartholow was pushing trees and debris with the machine when a tree apparently fell backwards onto the bulldozer, hitting him on the head, police said.
NEWS
December 15, 2008
FREDERICK, Md. -Frederick Memorial Hospital will offer childbirth and baby-care classes. For information, or to register, call 240-379-6000. Classes include: o Saturday Express childbirth education, one all-day session, Saturdays, Jan. 10, Feb. 7 and March 7, Frederick Memorial Hospital, 400 W. Seventh St. $110 per couple. o Sunday Sprint childbirth education, one all-day Sunday session, days to be announced. FMH Wellness Center, Francis Scott Key Mall. $110 per couple. Advance registration and payment required.
NEWS
May 1, 2010
James D. Fitez, 82, of Brunswick, Md., died Wednesday, April 28, 2010, at Frederick Memorial Hospital. Visitation will be Sunday from 6 to 9 p.m. at John T. Williams Funeral Home, Brunswick. The service will be Monday at 11 a.m. at Grace Episcopal Church, Brunswick. Burial will be in St. Mark's Cemetery, Petersville, Md.
NEWS
November 25, 2009
Leslie De Ann King, 43, of Fairfield, Pa., died Monday, Nov. 23, 2009, at Frederick Memorial Hospital. A celebration of life will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 28, at Otterbein Church, 801 Park St., Waynesboro, Pa. Arrangements are by Zimmerman and Son Funeral Home, Greencastle, Pa.
NEWS
June 24, 2004
FREDERICK, Md. - A Frederick man died after his motorcycle crashed into a tree Wednesday in the 1100 block of Key Parkway, the Frederick Police Department said. Police said Juan Armando Martinez, 26, of Key Parkway in Frederick, lost control of the motorcycle while traveling east and struck a tree at about 4:52 p.m. Martinez was pronounced dead at Frederick Memorial Hospital, according to police. The investigation is continuing, police said.
NEWS
December 23, 2009
Carla Clipp, 68, of Frederick, Md., passed away Monday, Dec. 21, 2009, at Frederick Memorial Hospital. Visitation will be at John T. Williams Funeral Home in Brunswick, Md., Wednesday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. and two hours before the service Saturday, which will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Resthaven Memorial Gardens in Frederick, Md.
NEWS
June 20, 2008
FREDERICK, Md. (AP) - The death of a woman found slumped over the steering wheel of her vehicle on the shoulder of southbound Interstate 270 is not believed to be suspicious, Maryland State Police said. Cassandra Johnson, 50, of Potomac Falls, Va., was found unconscious in her SUV on Thursday about 10:35 a.m., police said. Troopers performed CPR, and Johnson was taken to Frederick Memorial Hospital, where she was pronounced dead, police said. Troopers are awaiting autopsy results.
NEWS
July 31, 2006
JEFFERSON, Md. - A 12-year-old Frederick, Md., boy died of injuries suffered when his bicycle collided with a car on Old Middletown Road near Md. 180 at 12:30 p.m. Sunday, the Frederick County Sheriff's Office said in a news release. Thomas C. Cline's bicycle hit the front passenger's side of a 1991 Chevrolet Lumina driven by a 16-year-old Middletown, Md., girl, sheriff's deputies said. Cline was pronounced dead at Frederick Memorial Hospital, deputies said.
NEWS
November 11, 1996
FREDERICK, Md. A Frederick woman whose car careened off U.S. 40 west of Keyne Road Sunday at 10:10 p.m. died as a result of injuries, according to Maryland State Police. Susan Kay Smith, 36, of 210 Broadway Ave., Frederick, was traveling east in her 1984 Oldsmobile Firenza when she crossed into the westbound lane, went off the road and into the woods. She struck a tree head-on, police said. Smith was taken to Frederick Memorial Hospital, where she was pronounced dead.
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NEWS
June 11, 2013
A 18-year-old man died after he crashed his vehicle on Md. 194 north of Devilbiss Bridge Road Tuesday morning while trying to avoid a collision, according to Maryland State Police. Damian Cary Betts of Woodsboro, Md., was killed in the crash, police said in a news release. Betts was traveling south on Md. 194 when a northbound 2008 Volkswagen Rabbit being driven by Shaina Ray McCleaf, 22, of Woodsboro, Md., went toward the center line of Md. 194, police said. Betts tried to avoid a possible collision with McCleaf's car by steering sharply to the right, police said.
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OBITUARIES
June 8, 2013
Mrs. Carillon Barbara Knill, 70, of Frederick, Md., died suddenly Friday, June 7, 2013, at Frederick Memorial Hospital. She was the loving wife of William H. Knill. Born Jan. 3, 1943, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of the late Lloyd and Olivia Hartsock. Carillon was retired after 33 years with the Fredericktowne Bank as an assistant vice president. She enjoyed reading and sewing, and loved the outdoors and watching wildlife. Her most rewarding time was spending time with her entire family of which she had a great love for them all and also her special dog, Panda.
NEWS
May 16, 2013
Westbound Interstate 70 near Frederick was closed for about 10 hours following a tractor-trailer rollover that occurred Wednesday night, Maryland State Police said. A tractor-trailer carrying fertilizer overturned on the ramp at 8:55 p.m. Wednesday, state police said in a news release.  The driver and the passenger in the tractor-trailer were taken to Frederick Memorial Hospital, the release said. Westbound I-70 was closed until shortly after 7 a.m. Thursday, when one lane reopened.
OBITUARIES
May 1, 2013
Clarence "Tommy" F. Grams, 80, of Frederick, Md., passed away Tuesday, April 30, 2013, at Frederick Memorial Hospital. He was the husband of Valeria Grams. Born Sept. 3, 1932 in Washington County, Md., he was the son of the late Thomas Franklin and Madeline Springer Grams. Mr. Grams was a graduate of Middletown High School. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army. Tommy enjoyed baseball, traveling, gospel and bluegrass music. He sang in the Parkway Church of God choir, and was active in scouting Troop 274. He worked at American Optical, Roterex, Airpax, and the Frederick board of education.
OBITUARIES
April 5, 2013
Mr. Irvin F. Stride, 97, of Frederick, Md., died Thursday, April 4, 2013, at Frederick Memorial Hospital.  Born Dec. 2, 1915, in Frederick, he was the son of the late Irvin G. and Grace E. Stottlemyer Stride. He was the loving husband of Eva M. Young Stride. Mr. Stride enjoyed spending time with his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. In addition to his wife, he is survived by children, Sharon Stride Poole of Boonsboro, Md., Marty Stride of Thurmont, Md., and Kenneth Stride of New York; stepdaughter, Jean Boone of Libertytown, Md.; grandchildren, Donald Dick, Jeffrey Dick and John Stride; great-grandchildren, Jacob Dick and Elizabeth Dick; and five stepgrandchildren.  He was preceded in death by daughter, Eileen Stride Vetiello; one stepgrandchild; as well as two brothers, Richard N. Stride and Robert M. Stride.
OBITUARIES
June 7, 2012
Mae T. Hebb, 95, of Frederick, Md., and formerly of Sharpsburg, Md., passed away on Thursday, June 7, 2012, at Frederick Memorial Hospital, Frederick. She was born April 14, 1917, in Antietam, Md., to the late Benjamin Franklin and Cora Lucinda Pierce Hutson. She was preceded in death by her husband, Theodore Henry "Ted" Hebb Sr. in 1999. She was a 1935 graduate of Boonsboro High School. She was employed by L'Aiglon of Hagerstown, and London Fog of Boonsboro until retiring in 1982.
OBITUARIES
November 16, 2011
Mrs. Anna Mildred Bennett, 91, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2011, at Frederick Memorial Hospital. She was the wife of the late John W. Bennett, who passed away on Jan. 18, 2007. Born on Aug. 8, 1920, in Little Washington, Va., she was the daughter of the late Millard Jones and Goldie Dodson. Mrs. Bennett loved her family dearly. She made an impact on everyone who knew her. She enjoyed cooking and gardening more before her illness. She especially enjoyed taking care of her dog Coco.
OBITUARIES
July 10, 2011
Mr. John Clyde “Jack” Douglas, 84, of Frederick, died Saturday, July 9, at Frederick Memorial Hospital. He was the husband of B. Jane Shadrock Douglas of Frederick.    Born Jan. 9, 1927, in Pittsburgh, Pa., he was a son of the late Harry Clyde and Mildred Routzahn. He served in the Army in World War II. Mr. Douglas graduated from Frederick High School, class of 1945.  He was associated for 31 years with the automobile industry, working for dealers in Frederick and Montgomery counties.
NEWS
June 19, 2011
A Taneytown, Md., woman died following a head-on car collision along Md. 194 at Legore Road Sunday afternoon, according to Maryland State Police. Nellie R. Baumgardner, 86, died at Frederick Memorial Hospital following the 4:38 p.m. crash, state police said. Baumgardner died after a 2003 Ford Focus being driven by Susan Baumgardner of Taneytown crossed a yellow double line and struck a Toyota Corolla being driven by Katlyn Appler of Hanover, Pa., state police said. Susan Baumgardner was flown to the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore with serious injuries, state police said.
OBITUARIES
April 6, 2011
JUNE 25, 1940-APRIL 5, 2011 Mr. Ronald Francis "Ronnie" Kefauver Sr., 70, of Middletown, died suddenly Tuesday, April 5, at Frederick Memorial Hospital. He was the husband of Gloria Stockman Kefauver. Born in Waynesboro, Pa., on June 25, 1940, he was raised by his grandparents, John and Mary Kefauver. He was employed by the Model Garage in Middletown for 19 years and retired after 22 years with the Frederick County Board of Education. He was a life member of the Middletown Volunteer Fire Co., where he attained the rank of sergeant and lieutenant.
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