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.
August 15, 2010
The Learning Center Christy Lewis recently was named director of The Learning Center, a full-service child care center and division of Washington County Health System. Lewis has been employed by The Learning Center for the last 20 years. She most recently served as office manager. Before joining The Learning Center, Lewis was director of after-school programs at Paramount and Eastern elementary schools. Lewis holds an associate degree in early childhood education from Hagerstown Community College and has held the national administrator credential since 2004.
May 26, 2010
SEPT. 18, 1907-MAY 25, 2010 Raymond L. Little, 102, of 20009 Rosebank Way, Hagerstown, and formerly of Mulberry Avenue, Hagerstown, died Tuesday, May 25, 2010, at Loyalton of Hagerstown. Born Sept. 18, 1907, in Gettysburg, Adams County, Pa., he was the son of the late Edmund Peter Little and Alice Virginia Spangler Little. He was preceded in death by his wife, Margie May Himes Little, on March 7, 1997. He was employed by Fairchild Aircraft for 30 years. He was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church.
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.
April 13, 2010
JAN. 6, 1915-APRIL 8, 2010 Dorothy D. Oyster, 95, of Loyalton of Hagerstown, 20009 Rosebank Way, and formerly of Kent Island, Stevensville, Md., died peacefully April 8, 2010, at Loyalton. Born Jan. 6, 1915, in Washington, D.C., she was the daughter of the late Mable and Arthur J. Dinger. She was the wife of the late Thomas G. Oyster, who died in December 2008, to whom she was married for 74 long and happy years. She was a graduate of Central High School and Marjorie Webster Finishing School, both in Washington, D.C. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great- and great-great-grandmother.
May 29, 2009
FEB. 24, 1923-MAY 27, 2009 MYERSVILLE, Md. - Mr. John Kenneth Warrenfeltz, 86, of Church Hill Road in Myersville, died Wednesday, May 27, 2009, at Loyalton of Hagerstown. Born Feb. 24, 1923, he was the son of the late Ira T. and Amy Willard Warrenfeltz. John was the husband of S. Virginia Warrenfeltz, who preceded him in death in April 2005. They were married for 62 years. He was a member of St. Mark's Lutheran Church in Wolfsville, Md. He was a farmer and retired in 1989, after 21 years, from the Armed Forces Radiobiology Research Institute in Bethesda, Md. He is survived by one daughter, Mary S. Pearl and husband, Robert, of Myersville; one son, Kenneth E. Warrenfeltz and wife, Charlotte, of Middletown, Md.; two grandchildren, Susan Warrenfeltz Rogers and husband, Rick, of Middletown, and Krista Geritz and husband, Rick, of Columbia, Md.; two great-grandchildren, Reilly Geritz and Adison Geritz; and one brother-in-law, Wilmer Keller of Keymar, Md. Besides his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by four sisters, Marguerite Haupt, Ruth Keller, Esther Hoffman and Alice Warrenfeltz; and two brothers-in-law, Albert Haupt and Donald Hoffman.
December 31, 2008
NOV. 10, 1910-DEC. 23, 2008 Thomas Grambrill Oyster, 98, November 10, 1910-December 23, 2008, of Loyalton of Hagerstown, 20009 Rosebank Way and formerly of Kent Island, Stevensville, Md. Born in Washington, D.C., he was the son of the late Guy Harrison and Lillian T. Oyster. He is survived by his wife of 74 years, Dorothy D. Oyster. Survivors also include son, Dr. A. Thomas Oyster and wife, Barbara of Hagerstown; son Richard H. Oyster of Mebane, N.C.; daughter Suzanne O. Simpson of Palmetto, Fla.; daughter Judy O. Lewis and husband, Jack of Lexington, S.C.; one sister Catherine Burrell of Culpeper, Va., and one brother John B. Oyster of Niceville, Fla. Eleven grandchildren, sixteen great-grandchildren and four great, great-grandchildren.
January 10, 2007
A resident of Loyalton of Hagerstown was found to have Legionella, forcing the assisted-living facility near Hagerstown Community College to take extra precautions with its 85 residents, Christine Ogden, the facility's executive director, said Tuesday. "One of our residents was diagnosed with Legionella, and we don't know where it came from," Ogden said. Legionella is the bacteria that causes Legionnaires' disease, a severe pneumonia that causes 8,000 to 18,000 hospitalizations a year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.