December 21, 2012
Ray Dale Sweitzer Jr., 43, of Hagerstown, Md., and formerly of Swanton, Md., passed away Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012 at his home. He was born Sept. 16, 1969, in Cheverly, Md., to Maureen Lee Kyle Vandevander of Kerns, W.Va., and the late Ray Dale Sweitzer Sr. He was a graduate of Southern Garrett High School. He was previously employed by D.M. Bowman, Williamsport, Md. He was of the Methodist faith. Survivors include, besides his mother, his stepfather, Benny J. Vandevander of Kerns.
October 12, 2011
Theresa Ann Torsky, 57, of St. Thomas, Pa., passed away Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011, in Chambersburg, Pa. Born Oct. 12, 1953, in Hagerstown, Md., she was the daughter of Frank Walter Bell Sr. of Falling Waters, W.Va., and the late Betty Rayetta Stuller Bell. She was a member of First Lutheran Church of Chambersburg. Besides her father, she is survived by her husband, Robert Torsky of McConnellsburg, Pa.; son, Christopher S. Kovack of St. Thomas; son, Paul M. Kovack II of Ovid, Idaho; brother, John Bell of Falling Waters; brother, Frank Bell Jr. of Falling Waters; sister, Saundra Pryor of South Mountain, Pa.; sister, Debra Elliott of Bedford, Pa.; and four grandchildren.
December 31, 2010
NOV. 10, 1944-DEC. 30, 2010 Carl Edward Moats, 66, of 532 Summit Ave., died Dec. 30, 2010, at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. Born Nov. 10, 1944, in Hagerstown, Md., he was the son of Dorothy Moats Stottlemyer and stepson of Kenneth Stottlemyer. He was a member of the First Brethren Church, Hagerstown, and a graduate of South Hagerstown High School. He served two years in the U.S. Marine Corps and was awarded the Purple Heart in Vietnam. He is survived by his mother and stepfather, several aunts, uncles and cousins, and a close personal friend, Karen Hart of Hagerstown.
December 26, 2009
The following students were omitted from the honor roll list at Springfield Middle School for the second marking period: seventh-grader Logan Bishop and eighth-graders Rebecca Sullivan, Joseph Shoop and Robin Shoop.
December 8, 2009
Editor's note: This obituary is being reprinted with a change to the time of Wednesday's memorial service. AUG. 7, 1928-DEC. 5, 2009 Harriet I. Littleton, 81, of Hagerstown, Md., died Saturday, Dec. 5, 2009, at her home. Born Aug. 7, 1928, in Groveton, N.H., she was the daughter of the late Horatio and Mildred Hayes Allin. She was previously employed with Groveton Paper Co. in New Hampshire. She was a member of Hagerstown Bible Church. She was an avid golfer.
October 31, 2009
An honor roll list in the Oct. 25 Herald-Mail omitted the following: Valerie N. Simon, a sixth-grader in the magnet program at E. Russell Hicks Middle School, was named to the list of distinguished honor roll students at the school.
September 29, 2009
JUNE 22, 1923-SEPT. 27, 2009 Dorothy Mae Delauter, 86, of Hagerstown, Md., died Sunday, Sept. 27, 2009, at Loyalton in Hagerstown. Born June 22, 1923, in Washington County, Md., she was the daughter of the late Claude L. and Flavia Hartle Cunningham. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence H. Delauter, on May 25, 2001. She was previously employed with Reisner's, Porter Chemical, Southern Shoe and Moller Organ Co., all in Hagerstown. She was a member of First Christian Church.
September 9, 2009
FEB. 24, 1954-SEPT. 6, 2009 Karen Sue Pense, 55, of Hagerstown, Md., died Sunday, Sept. 6, 2009, at Julia Manor Nursing Home. Born Feb. 24, 1954, in Martinsburg, W.Va., she was the daughter of Nancy Weber of Hagerstown and the late Rev. Charles B. Weber. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Pense. She was a member of Grace United Methodist Church. She was employed with Aberdeen Proving Grounds for 25 years until her illness. In addition to her mother, she is survived by a son, Alfred Patrick Nori; a brother, Adrian Weber of Martinsburg; and a granddaughter.
September 3, 2009
FEB. 23, 1932-SEPT. 1, 2009 FAIRFAX, Va. -- George Anderson Michie Sr., 77, of Fairfax, Va., died Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2009, at Washington County Hospital, Hagerstown, Md., after a short fight with lung and brain cancer. Born Feb. 23, 1932, in Fairfax, he was the son of the late Thomas and Susan Wolford Michie. He was a decorated Korean War veteran of the U.S. Army. He was employed in the HVAC Industry in the metropolitan D.C. area for more than 35 years. He leaves his loving wife, Mary E. Newton Michie, whom he married, July 21, 1979; three brothers; three sisters; one daughter; two stepdaughters; two stepsons; and 10 grandchildren.