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September 24, 2010
Loyalton of Hagerstown will celebrate October as Dining Services Month. During the month, Loyalton will spotlight the individuals who are committed to serving Loyalton residents. The public is invited to the events. o Oct. 1 to 3 - Loyalton will kick off Dining Services Month with the unveiling of the "Emeritus Cookbook. " o Oct. 4 to 9 - "Bubbles and Bite" week where happy hour is featured every day in the lobby. o Oct. 11 to 16 - "Seafood Summit" week where local seafood samples will be tasted.
NEWS
November 2, 2004
Loyalton Assisted Living hosted a "Taste of Loyalton" event Oct. 20. "The living room area was colorfully decorated and the ambiance of mini lights and scented candles set the mood and atmosphere for a delightful evening. Harp music filled the air with soothing melodies," Loyalton said in a news release. Food Service Director Terri North coordinated tables of desserts and other goodies for all to enjoy. The evening's special guest was Sally Lay of 14 N. Main St., Smithsburg, who played her harp.
NEWS
June 22, 2005
Elder Law Attorney David Wingate of Hagerstown introduced the "Life Care Plan" at Loyalton Assisted Living on June 14. The "Life Care Plan" is a road map in planning long-term care, designed with individual and family needs in mind. Wingate expressed the importance of having a strategy in place so individuals can have their wishes honored, health-care goals and needs met, legal protection and assets safeguarded. The provisions of the plan secure an attorney for life who will help ensure quality of life.
OBITUARIES
February 12, 2011
Pauline Hays, 91, of Devonshire Road, Hagerstown, died Friday, Feb. 11, 2011, at Loyalton of Hagerstown. There will be a private graveside service. Arrangements are by Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown.
NEWS
March 19, 2001
Residents box lunch for homeless Photo: JOE CROCETTA / staff photographer Ninety-year-old Mary Harris says she stays young by helping others. "I like to do things for other people. I have no time to get in trouble," said Harris, a resident of Loyalton assisted living center near Robinwood. This week Harris and about nine other residents at Loyalton are volunteering their time packing lunches for the Cold Weather Shelter run by the Religious Effort to Assist and Care for the Homeless, or REACH.
OBITUARIES
July 26, 2011
Doris M. Wenzel, 87, formerly of Towson, Md., died Monday, July 25, 2011, at Loyalton of Hagerstown, where she had resided since October 2010. Private graveside services will be held, with Pastor Matthew D. Ernst officiating. Burial will be in Providence Cemetery, Gamber, Md. Arrangements are by Haight Funeral Home & Chapel, Sykesville, Md.
NEWS
September 30, 2010
1952-SEPT. 28, 2010 Joanne E. (nee Schutte) Hill, born in 1952, died Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2010, at Loyalton of Hagerstown, Md., after a long illness. Loving mother of Elizabeth Stabler and David M. Hill Jr. and wife, Teri. Beloved daughter of Teresa Schutte-Regester and the late Roger Schutte. She is survived by sisters, Diane Leimbach, Deborah Salamone, Terri Schutte; and stepfather, N. Donald Regester. Grandmother of Mercedes, Lexus and Hannah Hill. She leaves a host of family and friends.
NEWS
May 5, 2010
Due to a source's error, an obituary in Tuesday's Herald-Mail for Casimir Bannell Dlugosz, 86, of 13718 Royal Road, Hagerstown, who passed away Sunday, May 2, 2010, at Loyalton of Hagerstown, gave incorrect information. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday, May 6, 2010, at 10 a.m. at St. Ann Catholic Church, 1525 Oak Hill Ave., Hagerstown, with the Rev. Christopher Moore officiating.
NEWS
September 28, 2006
· Flu Clinic at Loyalton of Hagerstown Tuesday, Oct. 3; Monday, Oct. 9; Tuesday, Oct. 17 Call 301-733-3353 for prices and more information. · Health Fair USA at Loyalton of Hagerstown Thursday, Oct. 12 and Thursday, Oct. 26, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. $179 for tests for heart health, stroke, aneurysm, osteoporosis Call 301-733-3353 for more information. · Alzheimer's Support Group Thursday, Oct. 19, 2 to 3p.m. Loyalton of Hagerstown Respite care provided Call 301-733-3353 for more information.
NEWS
By GREG SIMMONS | August 13, 1999
Loyalton, one of five new residential centers designed for senior citizens in Washington County, opened its doors Friday. Loyalton, an assisted living center, cost $7 million to complete and will employ about 50 staff members. It has the capacity for about 125 residents. "Assisted living in this area is really a new concept," said Mitzi Valentine, marketing director for Loyalton, which is owned by the Emeritus Corp. of Seattle. Assisted living communities fill the gap between in-home care for the elderly and nursing home care, Valentine said.
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BUSINESS
July 31, 2011
Mr. Fix It Founder and President Randy Franklin announced that Mr. Fix It will contribute $1,000 to the Hagerstown Youth Football and Athletic Association to become a major sponsor of the Jr. Hubs and Jr. Rebels youth football teams for the 2011 football season.   This year's football season marks HYFAA's first year in the Mountain Valley Youth Football League, and the first year the Jr. Hubs and Jr. Rebels will compete against teams from Frederick and Carroll counties in Maryland.
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OBITUARIES
July 26, 2011
Doris M. Wenzel, 87, formerly of Towson, Md., died Monday, July 25, 2011, at Loyalton of Hagerstown, where she had resided since October 2010. Private graveside services will be held, with Pastor Matthew D. Ernst officiating. Burial will be in Providence Cemetery, Gamber, Md. Arrangements are by Haight Funeral Home & Chapel, Sykesville, Md.
OBITUARIES
July 19, 2011
SEPT. 14, 1937-JULY 18, 2011 Ruby Lorraine (Mace) McCauley, 73, of Hagerstown, died on Monday, July 18, 2011, at her home surrounded by her loving family. Born Sept. 14, 1937, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of the late Clarence Edward and Hazel Jane (Davis) Mace. She had worked as a nurse for 30 years at Washington County Hospital and then for seven years at Loyalton of Hagerstown. She retired in 2006. Ruby is survived by her loving husband of 47 years, Carl L. McCauley; three daughters, Debra Lechron of Naples, Fla., Leslie Thomas of Mineral, Va., and Brenda Hose of Boonsboro, Md.; two sons, Jeff McCauley of Big Pool, Md., and Daniel Lescallett of Hedgesville, W.Va.; a stepdaughter, Mary Pollock of McConnelsburg, PA.; a stepson, Danny McCauley of Martinsburg, W.Va.; two sisters, Fern Edwards of Hyattsville, Md., and June Dill of Hagerstown; a brother, Clarence Mace of Clear Spring, Md.; 13 grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren.
OBITUARIES
July 8, 2011
George Franklin Bowers, 90, of North Edgewood Drive, Hagerstown, Md., passed away, Thursday, July 7, 2011, at Loyalton of Hagerstown. Born Monday, Dec. 20, 1920, in Beaver Creek, Md., he was the son of the late Charles Edward Bowers and the late Carrie Edna Fulton Bowers. He attended Beaver Creek School and graduated from Boonsboro High School in 1939. He was employed at Landis Tool Co. in Waynesboro, Pa., retiring in 1984 after 43 years. He was a member of the Artisans Craft Guild and has been well-known for his work in metal and wood for many years.
OBITUARIES
May 18, 2011
Marie B. Heacock, 89 , formerly of Falls Church, Va., and Fort Myers, Fla., died peacefully May 9, 2011, at Loyalton of Hagerstown, Md. Born Feb. 28, 1922, in Sleepy Eye, Minn., she was one of 12 children born to the late Peter and Mary Baltes. She is survived by her husband, George Thomas Heacock of Sylacauga, Ala.; and three sons, Thomas M. Heacock of Hagerstown, Mark A. Heacock of Centreville, Va., and David A. Heacock, of Richmond, Va.; sisters, Margaret Levy of Cape Coral, Fla., and  Helenette (Odilia)
OBITUARIES
April 5, 2011
MARCH 19, 1914-APRIL 4, 2011 (Aussie) Austin Allen Weist, 97, of Hagerstown, Md., passed away, Monday, April 4, 2011, at Loyalton of Hagerstown. Born Thursday, March 19, 1914, in Canton, Ill., he was the son of the late John Bernard Weist and the late Edna Bunnell Weist. He was a veteran of World War II, serving with the U.S. Army. He is survived by three daughters, Jacqueline Konkus of Maryland, Janet Myer of Connecticut and Joyce Chandler of Pennsylvania; seven grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren; and longtime companion, Virginia Shanholtz.
OBITUARIES
February 12, 2011
Pauline Hays, 91, of Devonshire Road, Hagerstown, died Friday, Feb. 11, 2011, at Loyalton of Hagerstown. There will be a private graveside service. Arrangements are by Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown.
OBITUARIES
January 2, 2011
JUNE 4, 1916-JAN. 1, 2011 Virginia S. Haynes, 94, of Hagerstown, Md., died Saturday, Jan. 1, 2011, at Loyalton of Hagerstown.     Born June 4, 1916, in Berkeley Station, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Axel W. and Myra E. Smith Steele. Virginia was preceded in death by her husband of 69 years, Carroll M. Haynes, on Oct. 18, 2006. Even though she was born in Berkeley County, she came to Washington County at about 6 months and spent most of her growing-up years in Rohrersville.
LIFESTYLE
December 9, 2010
The Top Five Three Nutcrackers • The City Ballet School will perform “The Nutcracker” 7:30 p.m. Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 12. The Maryland Theatre, 21 S. Potomac St., downtown Hagerstown. Tickets cost $25 to $31. Call 301-790-2000 or go to www.mdtheatre.org . • Shepherdstown School of Dance will perform “The Nutcracker” 7 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 12. Shepherd University’s Frank Arts Center, off W.Va. 45, Shepherdstown, W.Va.
NEWS
September 30, 2010
1952-SEPT. 28, 2010 Joanne E. (nee Schutte) Hill, born in 1952, died Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2010, at Loyalton of Hagerstown, Md., after a long illness. Loving mother of Elizabeth Stabler and David M. Hill Jr. and wife, Teri. Beloved daughter of Teresa Schutte-Regester and the late Roger Schutte. She is survived by sisters, Diane Leimbach, Deborah Salamone, Terri Schutte; and stepfather, N. Donald Regester. Grandmother of Mercedes, Lexus and Hannah Hill. She leaves a host of family and friends.
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