August 4, 2013
Joseph R. Harris, 62, of Hagerstown passed away early Friday morning, Aug. 2, 2013, in the presence of his loving family. Born Sunday, May 6, 1951, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late James and Cleona (Bowman) Harris. Joseph attended and was an alumnus of South Hagerstown High School. He retired from the Archdiocese of Baltimore in February 2011. During his 26 years of employment with the archdiocese, Joseph served as the maintenance supervisor extraordinaire for St. Ann Catholic Church in Hagerstown.
July 30, 2013
Several personnel moves have been approved by the Washington County Board of Education in recent months, including naming new assistant principals at several schools. The changes include: Matthew A. Mauriello, who was an assistant principal at South Hagerstown High School, is now an assistant principal at Antietam Academy. Sherry L. Hamilton, who also was an assistant principal at South High, is now assistant principal at Boonsboro High School. Todd J. McCarty, who was an assistant principal at Springfield Middle School in Williamsport, and Sabrina N. McCoy, who was an assistant principal at Williamsport High School, are now assistant principals at South High.
July 28, 2013
Mrs. Juanita Genevieve Hose Hart, 68, of Williamsport, and formerly of Hagerstown, died suddenly Friday afternoon, July 26, 2013, at her residence. She was the wife of the late Terry Lee Hart Sr., who preceded her in death Jan. 3, 2009. Born April 12, 1945, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of the late Roy Herbert and Lottie Marie Horner Hose. She attended South Hagerstown High School and Hagerstown Community College. Mrs. Hart received her certification and retired from Homewood, Williamsport, as a geriatric nursing assistant.
July 26, 2013
GETTYSBURG, Pa. - David Heim was named to the dean's list for the spring semester at Gettysburg College. He just completed his freshman year and is double majoring in history and political science. The 2012 graduate of Boonsboro High School is the son of Ed and Janet Heim of Hagerstown. R. Lee Viar IV of Hagerstown participated in the 2013 Class of the Management Development Program in Higher Education at Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass., in June and earned a post-doctoral certificate.
July 23, 2013
Judy Judd Weaver, 59, of 646 Jefferson St. in Hagerstown, Md., went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Monday, July 22, 2013, at Meritus Medical Center. Born April 26, 1954, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of Naomi Whipp Judd of Amelia, Va., and the late David L. Judd Sr. She was a 1972 graduate of South Hagerstown High School. She was a loving mother and grandmother who loved spending time with her family. She was a member of Grace United Methodist Church.
July 23, 2013
Mary Gertrude Shain, 69, of Maugansville passed away Saturday, July 20, 2013, at her home. Born Nov. 9, 1943, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of the late John Clark and Gertrude Theodosia Mohler Willson. She was a 1961 graduate of South Hagerstown High School. She worked as a secretary at Washington County Hospital and Western Maryland Hospital, and was a homemaker. She was a member of Greencastle First Assembly of God. Mary was preceded in death by her husband, Richard C. Shain I, in 2009.
July 22, 2013
Travis James Williams, 26, of 2011 Starlight Lane, Hagerstown, Md., passed away Friday, July 19, 2013. Born Saturday, Jan. 3, 1987, in Hagerstown, he was the son of Robert E. Sprankle Jr. and Sylvia J. (Williams) Sprankle of Hagerstown. He graduated from South Hagerstown High School in 2005. He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Hagerstown. Travis really enjoyed history, and took every opportunity to learn more. He was an accomplished artist and enjoyed fishing, and always will be remembered as a loving dad. Besides his parents, he is survived by his fiancee, Kia L. Wible of York, Pa.; sons, Nikolas J. Williams and Joel A. Williams; daughter, Ava M. Williams; sisters, Cheyenne N. Sprankle and Montana E. Sprankle, both of Hagerstown; grandmothers, S. Jeanette Williams of Hagerstown and Beverly Wiedman of Manassas, Va.; a niece, Bella E. McDaniel of Hagerstown; and his biological father, Scott Milton Wright of Manassas.
July 14, 2013
Samantha Stanton of Hagerstown received the inaugural Big Brothers Big Sisters of Washington County Inc. scholarship. The scholarship was for $500. As a recent graduate of South Hagerstown High School, she is planning to attend Hagerstown Community College for the fall semester. Mary Rogers was Samantha's Big Sister in the organization. She supported Samantha for the eight years they were matched. The Big Brothers Big Sisters scholarship is awarded to Little Sisters and Little Brothers who have graduated and have been accepted at an accredited college, university or technical school.
July 8, 2013
Hagerstown native Belinda “Boe” Pearman was inducted into the New England Basketball Hall of Fame on June 22 at the DCU Center in Worcester, Mass. Pearman, a 1980 graduate of South Hagerstown High School, is in her eighth year as associate director of athletics and senior woman administrator at Southern Connecticut State University. She has spent more than 20 years in collegiate athletics as a student-athlete, coach and administrator, in addition to experience in professional sports and the private sector.
June 28, 2013
Judith Ann Lemaster, 65, of Williamsport, Md., passed away Thursday, June 27, 2013, at Meritus Medical Center near Hagerstown, Md. Born Nov. 4, 1947, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of the late Albert Clifford Charlton Jr. and Elfreda Anna Huff Charlton. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Thomas Lemaster, in 1987. She was a graduate of South Hagerstown High School in Hagerstown. She was employed by Harper & Rowe in Halfway, Md., until it closed, then was employed by Maryland Ribbon, and most recently worked at Loyalton Assisted Living in the Dietary Department.