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November 5, 2006
RONKS, Pa. - Calvary Temple Church will sponsor a bus trip to Millennium Theatre near Lancaster for a production of Sight & Sound's "Miracle of Christmas" Friday, Dec. 8. The bus will leave Hagerstown at 1 p.m., followed by a Chambersburg pick-up. For information and tickets, call 301-842-3732.
NEWS
March 7, 2003
HILTON HEAD, S.C. - James D. Spofford, 73, of Sun City and formerly of Lancaster, Pa., died Tuesday, March 4, 2003, at his home. Born Sept. 6, 1929, in Wheeling, W.Va., he was the son of the late Jean Dimmick and Franklin Spofford. He was a 1947 graduate of Hagerstown High School. He received a bachelor of arts degree from Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pa., in 1951. He retired from Exxon in 1986, after 33 years. He held executive marketing positions in Cumberland, Md., Harrisburg, Pa., Richmond, Va., Roanoke, Va., Washington, D.C., and Lancaster.
NEWS
March 21, 2009
Anna B. Mosemann, 89 -MARCH 20, 2009 CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Anna B. Mosemann, 89, of Meadow Haven Nursing Home and formerly of Warfordsburg, Pa., died Friday, March, 20, 2009, at the nursing home. She was the daughter of the late Abe and Mary Martin Burkhart. She was a registered nurse. She was a Mennonite missionary in Uruguay and Argentina. She is survived by her husband, Clyde R. Mosemann; two daughters, Leticia Petersheim and Patricia Kauffman, both of Greencastle; two sons, Richard Mosemann of Warfordsburg and Barry Mosemann of Senoia, Ga.; five sisters, Esther Shives of Reno, Nev., Ruth Shaffer of Lancaster, Pa., Martha Shultz of Halifax, Pa., Betty of Lititz, Pa., and Edna Haugh of Red Lion, Pa.; two brothers, Amos Burkhart and John Burkhart, both of Lancaster; 11 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
OBITUARIES
January 13, 2012
Betty L. (Sheely) Feeser, 85, of Fahrney-Keedy Home & Village in Boonsboro, Md., and formerly of Lancaster, Pa., died Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2012, at Meritus Medical Center near Hagerstown after a brief illness. She was the wife of the late Kenneth E. Feeser, who died in 2010. She was a secretary-receptionist for most of her life. Her last secretary job before retirement was with Moore Engineering Co. in Lancaster. Born in Hanover, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Cyril T. and Grace E. (Dodrer)
NEWS
December 21, 2005
CLARKS SUMMIT, Pa. - Two 2005 Heritage Academy graduates, Whitney Schlimgen and Heather Stamper, were members of the Baptist Bible College volleyball team that won the National Christian College Athletic Association Division II regional volleyball tournament and participated in the NCCAA national championships in Lincoln, Ill. Schlimgen, daughter of Jim and Denise Schlimgen of Smithsburg, had five kills, two aces and 15 digs as BBC swept Lancaster...
NEWS
March 3, 2009
OCT. 21, 1988-MARCH 2, 2009 GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Nathan "Nate" Byers, 20, of 10180 Grindstone Hill Road, and a resident of 429 N. Charlotte St., Lancaster, Pa., died peacefully in his sleep Monday, March 2, 2009, at his home in Greencastle. Born Oct. 21, 1988, in Chambersburg, Pa., he was the son of James A. and Laura Schmelder Byers of Greencastle. He was a 2006 graduate of Greencastle-Antrim High School and received his associate degree from YTI in York, Pa. He was employed by Cimbrian of Lancaster as a computer networker.
OBITUARIES
February 15, 2011
APRIL 6, 1924-FEB. 15, 2011 WAYNESBORO, Pa. — Barbara Swain Lancaster, 86, of 1597 State Line Road, Waynesboro, Pa., passed away Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2011, at her home surrounded by her family. Born Sunday, April 6, 1924, in Buffalo, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late H. Wainwright Swain and Dorothy Quimby Swain. She was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, Franklin J. Lancaster; daughter, Nanette L. Lash; sister, Nancy S. Paschall; and brother, Howard Swain.
OBITUARIES
April 21, 2013
Kimberly Ann Lancaster, 46, of Hagerstown, passed away Sunday, April 14, 2013, at the home of her sister-in-law surrounded by her loving family. Born Dec. 9, 1966, in Cleveland, Ohio, she was the daughter of William Victor and Barbara Ann (Yeckley) Valis. Kimberly was a mother and homemaker, and the recipient of many, many true friends. She had worked as a real estate agent in Hagerstown. Kimberly was a member of St. Ann Catholic Church, Hagerstown. In addition to her parents, she also is survived by four children, Mark T. Lancaster, Michael W. Lancaster, Megan V. Lancaster and Molly Ann Lancaster, all of Hagerstown; one brother, Kevin W. Valis and wife, Tara, and their children, Max, Violet and Lily of Cleveland; aunts and uncles, Marlene and Robbie Lieb of Baltimore, and Jackie and Bob Lazorick of Madison, Wis.; first cousins, Jason Lieb, Erin Lieb, Brian Lazorick and Katlyn Lazorick; and her Carrolltown, Pa., aunts, uncles and cousins.
OBITUARIES
March 6, 2012
William F. “Bill” Lancaster Jr., 83, of Ranson, W.Va., died Tuesday, March 6, 2012, at his home. The family will receive friends Friday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. at Melvin T. Strider Colonial Funeral Home, Charles Town, W.Va. The service will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Asbury United Methodist Church, Charles Town. Burial will be in Edge Hill Cemetery, Charles Town.
NEWS
August 5, 2012
Christ Lutheran Church, at 216. N. Cleveland Ave. in Hagerstown, is planning a bus trip to Lancaster, Pa., on Saturday, Sept. 22. The trip costs $20 per person. The fee is for bus fare only. Planned stops are at the Wilbur Candy Co. in Lititz, Pa., the Bird-in-Hand (Pa.) Farmers Market, the shops at the Kitchen Kettle Village in Intercourse, Pa., and a stop at the Bird-in-Hand Family Restaurant for lunch. Payment must be made by Monday, Sept. 17. For more information, call Sandy Busey at 301-739-7925  
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April 21, 2013
Kimberly Ann Lancaster, 46, of Hagerstown, passed away Sunday, April 14, 2013, at the home of her sister-in-law surrounded by her loving family. Born Dec. 9, 1966, in Cleveland, Ohio, she was the daughter of William Victor and Barbara Ann (Yeckley) Valis. Kimberly was a mother and homemaker, and the recipient of many, many true friends. She had worked as a real estate agent in Hagerstown. Kimberly was a member of St. Ann Catholic Church, Hagerstown. In addition to her parents, she also is survived by four children, Mark T. Lancaster, Michael W. Lancaster, Megan V. Lancaster and Molly Ann Lancaster, all of Hagerstown; one brother, Kevin W. Valis and wife, Tara, and their children, Max, Violet and Lily of Cleveland; aunts and uncles, Marlene and Robbie Lieb of Baltimore, and Jackie and Bob Lazorick of Madison, Wis.; first cousins, Jason Lieb, Erin Lieb, Brian Lazorick and Katlyn Lazorick; and her Carrolltown, Pa., aunts, uncles and cousins.
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NEWS
August 5, 2012
Christ Lutheran Church, at 216. N. Cleveland Ave. in Hagerstown, is planning a bus trip to Lancaster, Pa., on Saturday, Sept. 22. The trip costs $20 per person. The fee is for bus fare only. Planned stops are at the Wilbur Candy Co. in Lititz, Pa., the Bird-in-Hand (Pa.) Farmers Market, the shops at the Kitchen Kettle Village in Intercourse, Pa., and a stop at the Bird-in-Hand Family Restaurant for lunch. Payment must be made by Monday, Sept. 17. For more information, call Sandy Busey at 301-739-7925  
OBITUARIES
March 6, 2012
William F. “Bill” Lancaster Jr., 83, of Ranson, W.Va., died Tuesday, March 6, 2012, at his home. The family will receive friends Friday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. at Melvin T. Strider Colonial Funeral Home, Charles Town, W.Va. The service will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Asbury United Methodist Church, Charles Town. Burial will be in Edge Hill Cemetery, Charles Town.
OBITUARIES
January 13, 2012
Betty L. (Sheely) Feeser, 85, of Fahrney-Keedy Home & Village in Boonsboro, Md., and formerly of Lancaster, Pa., died Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2012, at Meritus Medical Center near Hagerstown after a brief illness. She was the wife of the late Kenneth E. Feeser, who died in 2010. She was a secretary-receptionist for most of her life. Her last secretary job before retirement was with Moore Engineering Co. in Lancaster. Born in Hanover, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Cyril T. and Grace E. (Dodrer)
NEWS
Jess West | Around West Hagerstown | August 17, 2011
Winter Street Alumni Association members will take a bus ride to Lancaster County, Pa., on Tuesday, Sept. 6. The group will meet at 7:30 a.m. at the South End Shopping Center on Maryland Avenue in Hagerstown. The bus departs at 7:45 a.m. and returns to the shopping center at approximately 8:30 p.m. Tickets cost $88, which includes transportation, farm tour, train ride, dinner, taxes and gratuities. For more information, contact Baer Express Tours, 14003 Maugansville Road, Maugansville, MD 21767; call 301-797-5277; or email baertours@aol.com.
OBITUARIES
February 15, 2011
APRIL 6, 1924-FEB. 15, 2011 WAYNESBORO, Pa. — Barbara Swain Lancaster, 86, of 1597 State Line Road, Waynesboro, Pa., passed away Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2011, at her home surrounded by her family. Born Sunday, April 6, 1924, in Buffalo, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late H. Wainwright Swain and Dorothy Quimby Swain. She was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, Franklin J. Lancaster; daughter, Nanette L. Lash; sister, Nancy S. Paschall; and brother, Howard Swain.
NEWS
By DON AINES | dona@herald-mail.com | January 27, 2011
A Pennsylvania woman charged with stealing tens of thousands of dollars from a Hagerstown couple while serving as a caregiver was arrested Tuesday at her place of employment — a nursing home. Jackie Sue Carter, 51, of Lancaster, Pa., was taken into custody on a fugitive warrant at a nursing home in that city, said Detective Casey Barnes of the Washington County Sheriff's Office. She is being held in Lancaster pending an extradition hearing, Barnes said. Carter is charged with three counts of felony exploitation of a vulnerable adult, and one count each of attempted exploitation of a vulnerable adult, a theft scheme of $10,000 to $100,000 and fraudulent misappropriation by a fiduciary, according to court records.
NEWS
March 21, 2009
Anna B. Mosemann, 89 -MARCH 20, 2009 CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Anna B. Mosemann, 89, of Meadow Haven Nursing Home and formerly of Warfordsburg, Pa., died Friday, March, 20, 2009, at the nursing home. She was the daughter of the late Abe and Mary Martin Burkhart. She was a registered nurse. She was a Mennonite missionary in Uruguay and Argentina. She is survived by her husband, Clyde R. Mosemann; two daughters, Leticia Petersheim and Patricia Kauffman, both of Greencastle; two sons, Richard Mosemann of Warfordsburg and Barry Mosemann of Senoia, Ga.; five sisters, Esther Shives of Reno, Nev., Ruth Shaffer of Lancaster, Pa., Martha Shultz of Halifax, Pa., Betty of Lititz, Pa., and Edna Haugh of Red Lion, Pa.; two brothers, Amos Burkhart and John Burkhart, both of Lancaster; 11 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
NEWS
March 3, 2009
OCT. 21, 1988-MARCH 2, 2009 GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Nathan "Nate" Byers, 20, of 10180 Grindstone Hill Road, and a resident of 429 N. Charlotte St., Lancaster, Pa., died peacefully in his sleep Monday, March 2, 2009, at his home in Greencastle. Born Oct. 21, 1988, in Chambersburg, Pa., he was the son of James A. and Laura Schmelder Byers of Greencastle. He was a 2006 graduate of Greencastle-Antrim High School and received his associate degree from YTI in York, Pa. He was employed by Cimbrian of Lancaster as a computer networker.
NEWS
November 5, 2006
RONKS, Pa. - Calvary Temple Church will sponsor a bus trip to Millennium Theatre near Lancaster for a production of Sight & Sound's "Miracle of Christmas" Friday, Dec. 8. The bus will leave Hagerstown at 1 p.m., followed by a Chambersburg pick-up. For information and tickets, call 301-842-3732.
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