April 11, 2013
Gary L. Hammond, 72, passed away on Tuesday, April 9, 2013, at his home in Sharpsburg, Md. Born on March 18, 1941, in Sharpsburg, he was the son of the late Samuel R. and Sarah I. (Bear) Hammond. He attended Boonsboro High School. He was retired from Rust-Oleum Corporation in Williamsport, Md. Gary was a member of the Church of the Brethren in Sharpsburg. He was an animal lover, and recently lost his faithful companion Willie. He is survived by two sisters, Linda Knight of Dargan, Md., and Kirby Hendrickson of Mount Wolf, Pa; and one brother, Frank Hammond of Sharpsburg.
March 15, 2013
Donald R. Hammond, 89, of Martinsburg, W.Va., died Monday, March 11, 2013, in Orange City, Fla. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home, Martinsburg. The service will be Wednesday at 1 p.m. at the funeral home. Entombment with military honors will be in Maranatha Memorial Gardens.
February 22, 2013
Some property values in Berkeley County have stabilized after consecutive years of decline, but Berkeley County Council President Anthony J. “Tony” Petrucci's budget outlook for 2013-2014 remains conservative. “My goal is to keep the levy rate the same or even lower if we can,” Petrucci said Friday. Berkeley County Council, which acts as the county's budget-balancing arm, reviewed several accounts directly under its control Thursday as part of ongoing work to prepare next year's budget.
December 4, 2012
George Hammond Rever, 88, of Williamsport, died Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012, at Homewood Retirement Center in Williamsport. The service will be private. Burial will be in Oak Lawn Cemetery, Baltimore. Arrangements are by Gerald N. Minnich Funeral Home, Bryan K. Kenworthy P.A., 305 N. Potomac St., Hagerstown.
September 28, 2012
The William Kennedy Hammond family reunion will be at noon Saturday, Oct. 6, at Doub's Woods Park, South Pavilion, (enter off Sharpsburg Pike). Rain or shine. Attendees are asked to bring a covered dish to share. Chicken and hot dogs will be provided. Bring your own drinks and place settings. For more information and directions, call Gary Hammond at 301-992-4787.
August 23, 2012
Robert Gustave "Bob" Hammond, 85, of Hagerstown, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012, at Coffman Nursing Home. Born June 27, 1927, in Chicago, Ill., he was the son of the late Robert Bentley and Hedwig L. (Muench) Hammond. He was a graduate of Hagerstown High School. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II with the LST 717 as a seaman fireman first class. Bob retired from C&P Telephone Co. as a lineman/repairman with 40 years of service. He was a member of the Pioneers and CWA (Communication Workers Association)
August 13, 2012
Kendall Lee Hammond, 61, of Greencastle, Pa., died Sunday, Aug. 12, 2012, at his home. The family will receive friends at Harold M. Zimmerman & Son Funeral Home, Greencastle, Wednesday from 3 p.m. until time of a memorial service at 4. Inurnment will be private.
July 2, 2012
Little League parents would have made Rodney Dangerfield cringe. They would be the worst nightmare for the late, great comedian, especially if part of his schtick missed the mark. “Tough crowd,” he would utter. “I get no respect.” When it comes to Little League - more specifically all-star tournament season - there is very little respect to be handed out. That's what makes the old-school style of people like Larry Hammond so refreshing. Hammond is the Maryland District 1 Little League administrator, clearly a Dangerfield-esque position.
June 13, 2012
Ellen Marie Hammond, 92, of Yarrowsburg, Md., passed peacefully from this life to the next on Wednesday, June 13, 2012, at her home in Yarrowsburg. Born May 1, 1920, in Yarrowsburg, she was the daughter of the late George D. and Jeanette Shawen Fouch of Yarrowsburg. She married Robert M. Hammond on Dec. 18, 1942. They were married for 55 years, until his passing on Aug. 13, 1998. Ellen was a member of St. Luke's Episcopal Church in Brownsville, Md. She retired from Sears in 1982.