January 7, 2013
Harry Daniel "John" Cromer, 82, formerly of 460 Pangborn Blvd. and 11 W. Baltimore St. in Hagerstown, Md., died Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013, at Julia Manor Health Care Center. Born March 3, 1930, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late H. Earl and Rhuey M. Wolfe Cromer. He was a member of Christ's Reformed Church. He served in the U.S. Marines as a staff sergeant during the Korean War. He was the owner of H. Earl Cromer's Store, 1938 to 1995, and was later employed by Hoffman's Transport.
October 30, 2012
Richard Leroy Spangler, 84, of Wolfsville, Md., died Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012, at his home. Born July 18, 1928, in Middleburg, Pa., he was the son of the late Howard W. and Clara I. Burger Spangler. Richard was a member of St. Mark's Lutheran Church in Wolfsville, Elks Lodge 378 in Hagerstown, Wolfsville Ruritan Club and South Mountain Rod and Gun Club in Smithsburg; and a charter member of the Wolfsville Volunteer Fire Co. He retired from Pangborn Corp. in Hagerstown after many years of service as a welder.
September 15, 2012
James Elwood "Jim" Shelby, 80, of Williamsport, Md., passed away Friday, Sept. 14, 2012, at his home. Born July 28, 1932, in Boonsboro, Md., he was the son of the late James J. and Blanche E. Haller Shelby. He attended Boonsboro High School. He was of the Christian faith. Jim retired after 31 years of service from Hess Auto Supply in Hagerstown, Md. Jim was an avid hunter. He also enjoyed the shooting matches at the Western Maryland Sportsmen Club. He was a social member of the following clubs - American Legion 517 and VFW 6241, both of Mercersburg, Pa., Sons of Italy of Renovo, Pa., 40 & 8 Club of Mill Hall, Pa., and AMVETS Post 38 of Falling Waters, W.Va.
September 8, 2012
John Wayne Moser, 60, of Hagerstown, Md., passed away Friday, Sept. 7, 2012, at the Western Maryland Hospital Center. Born June 12, 1952, in Hagerstown, he was the son of Jerome C. Moser and Patricia Ann Young Moser of Hagerstown. He graduated from North Hagerstown High School in 1970. He was employed by the Washington County School System as a bus driver. He was a member of St. Mark's Lutheran Church, North American Rod and Gun Club and Morris Frock American Legion Post 42. He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Judy McCoy Moser; daughter, Casey L. Swope of Hagerstown; sister, Linda Stevenson and husband, Morris, of Waynesboro, Pa.; brother, Gary Moser and wife, Cindy, of Hagerstown; grandchildren, Randi S. Moser and Devyn W. Swope; and numerous nieces and nephews.
July 11, 2012
George E. Lashley, 84, of Hancock, Md., went to be with his Lord and Savior on July 11, 2012. He passed away at a loved one's home after a long battle with cancer. Born July 29, 1927, in Hancock, he was the son of the late George B. And Anna Thompson Lashley. He was born again into the Family of God, July 20, 1969. He married Ruth Irene Boden on March 4, 1950. She passed away in October 2002. He is survived by two sons, Joseph Lashley of Hancock and George A. Lashley of Needmore, Pa.; two daughters, Rebecca Hess of Needmore and Joyce Shives of Clear Spring, Md.; 10 grandsons; two granddaughters; and 12 great-grandchildren.
March 9, 2012
Richard A. Ginck, 64, of Hagerstown, Md., passed away Wednesday, March 7, 2012, at Julia Manor Healthcare. Born April 28, 1947, in Sunbury, Pa., he was the son of the late Robert M. and Lucille (Hefflinger) Ginck. He was a graduate of North Hagerstown High School and attended Hagerstown Junior College. He was a member of North American Rod and Gun Club, South Mountain Rod and Gun Club, and Fraternal Order of Police. He was owner of T.I. Smokes, president of sales for Synergy, and retired from Phillip Morris Company.
February 2, 2012
John David Magaha Sr. 72, of Welty Road, Waynesboro, Pa., passed away Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012, at his home, surrounded by his loving family. Born Nov. 26, 1939, in Baltimore, Md., he was the son of the late Charles Dallas and Marguerite Eleanor (Mackereth) Magaha. He was employed by the U.S. Social Security Administration in Baltimore for 35 years, retiring in 1997. He was a life member of South Mountain Rod and Gun Club of Smithsburg, Md., and North American Rod and Gun Club of Hagerstown, Md., and a member of Eagles Inc. of Waynesboro, Goodwill Athletic Club of Hagerstown, Past Sachem's Association of Maryland, The Degree of Pocahontas of Williamsport, Md., Raven's Roost 7 of Hagerstown, the National Association of Retired Federal Employees, Loyal Order of Moose, and Improved order of Redmen Tribe 108 of Baltimore and Tribe 84 of Williamsport for more than 50 years, holding a national office as the Great Incohonee.
April 11, 2010
AUG. 10, 1938-APRIL 9, 2010 BOONSBORO - Bayard "Bunky" Harper Worth Jr., 71, of Reeders Memorial Home in Boonsboro, Md., and formerly of Emerald Drive in Hagerstown, Md., passed away, Friday, April 9, 2010, at Washington County Hospital in Hagerstown. Born Wednesday, Aug. 10, 1938, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late Bayard Harper Worth and Donna Marie Herrmann Worth. Bayard was a member of St. Mark's Lutheran Church, BPO Elks Lodge 378 and North American Rod and Gun Club, and a life member of AARP.
August 12, 2009
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - The Franklin County 4-H Pig Club has had an eventful summer. The club has participated in the following events: o The annual club trip to Hersheypark, Pa., was June 23. o On July 18, the club leaders and members toured the members' facilities and checked their respective 4-H projects. That evening, the club had a family picnic at the Hamilton Ruritan picnic grounds along Back Creek in Chambersburg. After the meal, the members participated in games and relay races.
April 23, 2009
JULY 4, 1942-APRIL 21, 2009 SABILLASVILLE, Md. --Â Frank L. Lantz, 66, of Raven Rock Park Road in Sabillasville, Md., died Tuesday, April 21, 2009, at Frederick (Md.) Memorial Hospital. Born July 4, 1942, in Waynesboro, Pa., he was the son of Mary V. (McKissick) Lantz of Gettysburg, Pa., and the late Howard Milton Lantz. He worked as Frank Carpenter for years with his uncle, Dick Lantz (deceased), he was a logger for Lawrence Forrest and was president and manager of South Mountain Rod and Gun Club of Smithsburg, Md., from 1977 to 2007, when he retired.