April 30, 2013
Mrs. Dora Catherine "Dee" (Strassler) Ream, 76, of 15369 Young Road in Greencastle, Pa., and currently a guest of ManorCare Nursing Home in Chambersburg, Pa., died Tuesday, April 30, 2013, at 10 a.m. at the nursing home. Born May 30, 1936, in Stoystown, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Stewart and Cecil (Strassler) Black. She spent her early years in Johnstown, Pa. Mrs. Ream attended Richland High School and Church of the Brethren, both in Johnstown. She and her husband, Donald E. Ream Sr., were married in 1953 in Johnstown.
April 28, 2013
Wade Delaney Davis Jr., 49, of Greencastle, Pa., died Wednesday, April 24, 2013, at Waynesboro (Pa.) Hospital. Born June 21, 1963, in Alexandria, Va., he was the son of the late Wade D. Sr. and Sylvia Davis. Wade was a graduate of T.C. Williams High School in Alexandria. He worked as a landscaper for Landscapes by Wade. Wade loved all types of sports, but held a huge passion for the Redskins. He will be remembered as a great cook who loved to prepare meals for his family, as well as an outdoorsman who loved sightseeing and going to the beach.
April 27, 2013
Jared Smith, a 2008 Greencastle-Antrim High School graduate, was selected by the Seattle Seahawks in the seventh round of the NFL Draft as the 241st overall pick Saturday. Smith, a defensive tackle from the University of New Hampshire, started 11 games as senior for the Wildcats last fall. He had 40 tackles, including 26 solo, with a team-high 10 tackles for loss. He had four sacks, forced two fumbles, recovered a fumble, collected four pass breakups and had a team-high three blocked kicks.
April 27, 2013
A total of 39 students from Washington County and Franklin County, Pa., were named distinguished or commended scholars at Mercersburg Academy for the 2012 - 13 winter term. Those earning commended scholar status posted grades of 85 or better in all courses, while students named distinguished scholars earned grades of 90 or above in all courses. Distinguished scholars from Washington County include: - Ryan Hackett, 12th grade, Hagerstown - Madison Nordyke, 11th grade, Hagerstown - Gregory Oh, ninth grade, Hagerstown - James Riford, 11th grade, Hagerstown Distinguished scholars from Franklin County include: - Rachael Ditzler, 10th grade, Chambersburg, Pa. - Chris Fritz, 12th grade, Mercersburg - Becca Glass, 10th grade, Chambersburg - Kelly Hamilton, 12th grade, Chambersburg - Amber Heffernan, 10th grade, Greencastle, Pa. - Elliot Hicks, ninth grade, Mercersburg - Alex Jackson, 10th grade, Greencastle - Silas Renner, 12th grade, Shippensburg, Pa. - Emily Schoenberger, 10th grade, Mercersburg - Lola Tijani, 12th grade, Greencastle - Clare Wilkinson, 12th grade, Mercersburg Commended scholars from Washington County include: - Ellie Clark, 10th grade, Smithsburg - Chris Hackett, 12th grade, Hagerstown - Boo Jordan, 10th grade, Clear Spring - Daniel Jornlin, ninth grade, Hagerstown - Zan Mir, 12th grade, Hagerstown - Cathryn Perini, ninth grade, Hagerstown - Madeline...
April 26, 2013
Dolores L. Fowler Keefer, 82, of 12903 Williamsport Pike in Greencastle, Pa., and formerly of Charlestown Road in Mercersburg, Pa., died Thursday, April 25, 2013, at her home. The family will receive friends Monday from 10 to 11 a.m. at Miller-Bowersox Funeral Home, Greencastle. The service will be Monday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery, Mercersburg.
April 23, 2013
Susan B. Stottlemyer Wolford, 84, of West Walter Avenue in Greencastle, Pa., died Monday, April 22, 2013, at ManorCare Health Services in Chambersburg, Pa. The family will receive friends Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Harold M. Zimmerman and Son Funeral Home, Greencastle. The service will be Friday at 10 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Greencastle.
April 23, 2013
“This is for the street cleaner here in the wonderful city of Hagerstown. There is a street called Fry Avenue, and somehow he never gets down our street, for about the last three years. I'd appreciate it. And there are two sides to our street, also. It's one block, one way. I think it won't take him long to do it. We would appreciate it.” - Hagerstown “Nice articles in the paper, the opinion from The Herald-Mail. You hit it on target, with all this rhetoric we hear up here from most of the politicians in Washington County.
April 21, 2013
J. Lester Myers, 84, a resident of Providence Place, Chambersburg, Pa., and formerly of Letzburg Road, Greencastle, Pa., died Friday, April 19, 2013, at Providence Place. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Harold M. Zimmerman and Son Funeral Home in Greencastle, and one hour before the service Wednesday at Montgomery Brethren in Christ Church, Mercersburg, Pa. The service will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the church. Burial will be in the adjoining church cemetery.
April 18, 2013
Ursula Elsa Geiger Nisley, 90, of Greencastle, Pa., passed away Saturday, April 13, 2013, at Chambersburg Hospital from complications of a sudden illness. Ursula was born in Berlin, Germany, on Jan. 25, 1923. She grew up in Berlin, as a school girl, and participated in the opening ceremony for the 1936 Olympics; and lived through the bombing of Berlin during World War II. Following the war, she worked for the American Military Government in Berlin and Frankfurt, Germany, where she met her husband, Jean Carl Nisley (died 1998.)