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By JANET HEIM | September 18, 2007
Editor's note - There are a lot of people you see around town that you recognize, but don't know anything about. People like... Dr. Frederic H. Kass III Age - 59. Occupation - Physician in Internal Medicine specializing in Hematology and Medical Oncology. Hometown - South Orange, N.J. Where would you see Kass? - Besides being a partner in a busy medical practice at Robinwood Medical Center, Dr. "Rick" Kass is also the medical director for Hospice of Washington County and the John Marsh Cancer Center.
OBITUARIES
April 27, 2011
Harry Lee Pearrell, 79, formerly of Martinsburg, W.Va., and recently of Stuart, Fla., died Tuesday, April 26, 2011, at the Manors of Hope Sound in Hope Sound, Fla., while under hospice care. At his request, services and burial will be private. Arrangements by Brown Funeral Home.
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December 13, 2012
Beverly J. Braithwaite-Herndon, 69, of Fredericksburg, Va., died Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012, at the home of her mother, Wanda A. Braithwaite of Martinsburg, W.Va., while under hospice care. Services will be private. Arrangements are by Brown Funeral Home, Martinsburg.
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December 22, 2010
Patricia Reynolds James, 79, of Martinsburg, W.Va., died Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2010 at Heartland of Martinsburg, while under hospice care. A memorial service and burial will be private. Arrangements are by Brown Funeral Home.
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March 9, 2011
Wilma Jeanette Edens Neal, 70, of Inwood, W.Va., died Tuesday, March 8, 2011, while under hospice care. The family will receive friends Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. at South Berkeley Chapel in Inwood.
OBITUARIES
December 15, 2010
Mary Patricia “Pat” Ross Clark, 81, of Martinsburg, W.Va., died Monday, Dec. 13, 2010 at Heartland Nursing Home, while under hospice care. A memorial service will be at 3 p.m. Friday at Brown Funeral Home with Chaplain John Waidande officiating.
OBITUARIES
December 20, 2010
Susan "Billie" Ann Stolipher, 66, died Sunday, Dec. 19, 2010 at her residence while under hospice care. The family will receive friends today from 6 to 8 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home in Martinsburg, W.Va. A memorial service will be held at a later date.
OBITUARIES
May 29, 2013
Terry Lynn Rogers, 64, of Hagerstown, and formerly of Martinsburg, W.Va., died Wednesday, May 29, 2013, at her home while under hospice care. The family will receive friends Saturday from 3 to 5 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home, Martinsburg. The service and burial will be private.
OBITUARIES
August 28, 2012
Sharon Rose Drummeter, 49, of Martinsburg, W.Va., died Monday, Aug. 27, 2012, at home while under hospice care. A Celebration of Life service will be at Calvary United Methodist Church, with the date and time to be announced later. Arrangements are by Brown Funeral Home, Martinsburg.
OBITUARIES
June 12, 2013
Ruth Twilla Goller Kief, 86, of Martinsburg, W.Va., died Tuesday, June 11, 2013, at her home while under hospice care. The family will receive friends Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. at South Berkeley Chapel, Inwood, W.Va. The service will be Saturday at 10 a.m. at the funeral home, with Pastors Doug Diamond and Carol Stickler officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant View Memory Gardens.
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OBITUARIES
June 22, 2013
Anna "Marie" Fiery Ransone died June 14, 2013, at the age of 88 at Oak Crest Village, where she had been a resident since 1995. She was preceded in death by her husband, Price; parents, J. Ralph and Grace Fiery; brother, Donald Fiery; and sister, Jane Hollinger. She is survived by her children, Suzanne (Michael) Ranson, Dr. Ralph (Jeannie) Ransone, Jeanette (Larry) McGowan, Jennifer Guercio and friend, Dave Strawderman, Robert (Heather) Ransone, and Steven Ransone and partner, Jon Skogen; 16 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
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LIFESTYLE
June 21, 2013
Nurse Tammy Arnold at NMS HealthCare on Marsh Pike in Hagerstown was honored May 13 by Hospice of Washington County for her excellence in caring for the NMS residents and their families.  Her role is unique in the nursing homes in this county as she educates, identifies needs, and oversees introducing patients and families to the benefits of hospice care.  In this way, she provides a consistent management of pain and symptoms for each resident...
NEWS
By RICHARD F. BELISLE | richardb@herald-mail.com | June 16, 2013
The death last Tuesday of former Charles Town Mayor D.C. Master left a 22-year legacy of service to the city marked by two decades of popular support from voters, plus a few dips into controversy that netted him national media attention. Master, 94, died peacefully at 1:20 a.m. June 11 in his own bed at Masterpeace, his getaway cabin facing the Potomac River near Bakerton, W.Va., said Carolyn Jones Master, his wife of seven years. The couple lived at Masterpeace throughout their marriage, she said.
OBITUARIES
June 12, 2013
Ruth Twilla Goller Kief, 86, of Martinsburg, W.Va., died Tuesday, June 11, 2013, at her home while under hospice care. The family will receive friends Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. at South Berkeley Chapel, Inwood, W.Va. The service will be Saturday at 10 a.m. at the funeral home, with Pastors Doug Diamond and Carol Stickler officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant View Memory Gardens.
OBITUARIES
May 29, 2013
Terry Lynn Rogers, 64, of Hagerstown, and formerly of Martinsburg, W.Va., died Wednesday, May 29, 2013, at her home while under hospice care. The family will receive friends Saturday from 3 to 5 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home, Martinsburg. The service and burial will be private.
OBITUARIES
May 21, 2013
Amelia L. Chaney, 67, of Hagerstown, Md., died April 8, 2013, at her daughter's home in Texas under Hospice care. Born Jan. 1, 1946, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of the late Harry and Christina M. Chaney. She retired from Washington County Public Schools on Jan. 1, 2012. She leaves to cherish her memory daughters, Diana C. Simon (Freddie) of Beaumont, Texas, and Lisa A. and Michael Wertman of Hagerstown; three sisters, Linda Brill of Smithsburg, Md., Carol and Lewis Lucas of Boonsboro, Md., and Mary and Vernon Richmond of West Virginia; three brothers, Charles Chaney of Hagerstown, Frank and Barb Chaney of Georgia, and Michael and Marion Chaney of Georgia; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; nieces; nephews; family friends; and a very special friend, Rose Wood.
OBITUARIES
April 23, 2013
Arnold "Buck" Hess, 80, of Martinsburg, W.Va., died Tuesday, April 23, 2013, at his home while under hospice care. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at South Berkeley Chapel, Inwood, W.Va. The service will be Thursday at 2 p.m. at Faith Tabernacle Assembly of God. Burial with military graveside honors will be in Gerrardstown (W.Va.) Presbyterian Cemetery.
NEWS
April 18, 2013
Zion Baptist Church on Bethel Street in Hagerstown will host Hospice of Washington County as it presents Hospice Care in Hagerstown on Saturday, April 27, from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.  The program will feature welcoming remarks by Hospice CEO Eric Klimes and Pastor Ricky A. Smith Sr., presentations from Dr. Bernice Harper and Dr. Gwendolyn London and panel discussions featuring staff from Hospice.  Breakfast and lunch will be served. Those interested in attending the event should call Hospice to reserve a seat.
OBITUARIES
March 1, 2013
Mary A. Putnam of Williamsport, Md., was received into the arms of her Savior on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013. She was born in Baltimore on July 15, 1923. She lived in Pennsylvania, Virginia and Texas before returning to Maryland for the last 10 years of her life. She was a member of Van Lear Brethren in Christ Church. Mary was a lifelong Washington Redskins fan. She had a great love for animals, rainbows, poetry, painting, clowns and laughter. Most of all, she loved Our Lord. She was preceded in death by her parents, Catherine and Michael Babczak; husband, Gene Putnam; and granddaughter, Tracy Kent.
OBITUARIES
December 13, 2012
Beverly J. Braithwaite-Herndon, 69, of Fredericksburg, Va., died Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012, at the home of her mother, Wanda A. Braithwaite of Martinsburg, W.Va., while under hospice care. Services will be private. Arrangements are by Brown Funeral Home, Martinsburg.
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