March 26, 2009
OCT. 8, 1922-MARCH 24, 2009 LaPLATA, Md. - Blanche Cornelia Howell, 86, of LaPlata, and formerly of Downsville, died Tuesday, March 24, 2009, at Civista Medical Center in LaPlata. Born Oct. 8, 1922, in Floyd County, Va., she was the daughter of the late Elmer Joseph and Effie Maude Burgess Hancock. She was a graduate of New Windsor (Md.) High School. She was an Avon representative for 27 years in the Williamsport area. She was a member of Sam's Creek Church of the Brethren in New Windsor.
July 25, 2009
OCT. 27, 1943-JULY 23, 2009 Judith Ann Ryan-Johnson (formerly Sutherland), age 65, of Hagerstown, was taken from us before her time on Thursday, July 23, 2009, at the Washington County Hospital in Hagerstown, Md. Born Oct. 27, 1943, in Columbia, S.C., she was the daughter of Esther Mae (Cunningham) Ryan of Sandy Springs, Md., and the late Harold E. "Pat" Ryan. Her life was dedicated to caring for others; from being charge nurse in the NICU at John Hopkins Hospital in the early 80s to then follow a calling to minister to the sick at Good Samaritan Lutheran Church in Lexington Park, Md., while attending the Lutheran Theological Seminary in Gettysburg, Pa. Later, she moved to Hagerstown, Md., and continued nursing while attending Haven Lutheran Church, until she became ill in 2008.
November 11, 2009
-NOV. 14, 2009 GRINNELL, Iowa - Jane Pollak, 87, died Oct. 27, 2009, from complications of pneumonia and a stroke. Memorial services will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 14, 2009, at Plymouth Congregational Church in Des Moines. Jane was born to Don and Katherine Mullendore in New Windsor, Md., the oldest of eight children. After high school, she was a buyer for Bloomingdales in New York City until her marriage to Ed in 1947. The family moved to Iowa in 1965. Jane and Ed were married 62 years and raised five children.
March 10, 2003
FREDERICK, Md. - Louise Davis Karn, 78, of Crestwood Village and formerly of Middletown, Md., and Lehigh Acres, Fla., died Thursday, March 6, 2003, at Frederick Memorial Hospital. Born Oct. 8, 1924, in Smith County, Kan., she was the daughter of the late Charles Franklin II and Hazel Vern Davis. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harry O. Karn. She was a 1943 graduate of Cheyenne County High School. She joined the stateside force of American women working in defense of America during World War II. She worked for Bendix Radio in Baltimore, Everready Co. in Frederick and retired from C&P Telephone Co. in Rockville, Md. She is survived by two daughters, Juanita Conkling of Arlington, Va., and Gloria Eaves of New Windsor, Md.; one son, Frank Karn of Damascus, Md.; two sisters, Rachel Davis of St. Francis, Kan., and Reba Raile of Lake Havasu City, Ariz.
March 14, 2005
PREP WRESTLING BETHESDA, Md. - In a matchup of two-time state champions, Williamsport's Mike McGill won an 11-5 decision over Strasburg, Va.'s Jeff Mustermam in the 145-pound weight class at the Maryland vs. Virginia Senior Classic on Sunday. Walkersville's Chad Cotterman, a two-time state runner-up, beat North Stafford's T.J. Baker 3-0 in the 135-pound bout as Maryland won the dual meet, 34-28. PREP INDOOR TRACK Hensley 22nd at Nike meet LANDOVER, Md. - Boonsboro senior Sarah Hensley placed 22nd in a national field of 35 in the girls 60-meter hurdles in 9.27 seconds at the Nike Indoor Championships.
November 18, 2011
Edna M. Rohrer, 87, of Westminster, Md., died Friday, Nov. 18, 2011, at Emeritus at Westminster. Born May 25, 1924, in Hagerstown, Md., she was the daughter of the late Russell D. and Lottie A. Long Anderson. She was the wife of the late Stover V. Rohrer, who died Nov. 13, 2003. She was a member of Grace Lutheran Church in Westminster. She was formerly employed by T.W. Mather and Sons Department Store. She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Sheryl D. and Edward Reed of Glenville, Pa.; daughters, Deborah K. Rohrer of New Windsor, Md., and Melinda R. Sagoskin of Germantown, Md.; granddaughters, Kelly Reed Shaw and husband, Benjamin, and Jaimie and Heidi Sagoskin; grandson, Adam Sagoskin; great-granddaughter, Emma Shaw; and brother, Kenneth W. Anderson of Hagerstown.
March 4, 2009
JAN. 10, 1922-MARCH 2, 2009 CLEAR SPRING, Md. - Mescal "Mick" Juanita Holler, age 87, formerly of 15 N. Martin St., Clear Spring, and a resident of Reeders Memorial Home, passed away Monday, March 2, 2009, at the home. Born Jan. 10, 1922, in Westernport, Md., she was the daughter of the late Clifford Dawson and Nola M. Robinette Dawson. She was preceded in death by her husband, Daniel R. Holler, in 1994. She was a member of St. John's United Church of Christ in Clear Spring and was a homemaker.
April 8, 2010
NOV. 6, 1938-APRIL 5, 2010 KEYMAR, Md. - Mrs. Josephine "Jo" B. Harner, 71, of Keymar, died suddenly Monday, April 5, 2010, at Frederick Memorial Hospital. Born Nov. 6, 1938, at Otterdale Mill, she was the daughter of the late G. Paul and Helen Carrie Lambert Crouse. She was the wife of William Ray Harner Sr., her husband of 52 years. Mrs. Harner was a 1956 graduate of Elmer A. Wolfe High School, Union Bridge, Md., and a member of Mount Union Lutheran Church.
October 23, 1999
NOTE: The HERALD-MAIL Online publishes the obituaries that run in The Morning Herald edition. To view previous obituaries, please see our archives section. Sunday, October 24, 1999 Edition Virginia D. Somers BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. - Virginia Delores Somers, 83, of Berkeley Springs, died Saturday, Oct. 23, 1999, at Heartland of Martinsburg, W.Va. Born Oct. 28, 1915, in Morgan County, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late James Leslie and Mary Virginia Widmyer Cain.