December 29, 2008
FEB. 5, 1936-DEC. 27, 2008 Grace A. Otzelberger, 72, of 104 Broadway, Hagerstown, died Saturday, Dec. 27, 2008, at Sinai Hospital, Baltimore. Born Feb. 5, 1936, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of the late Harold Stanley Near and Clara Elizabeth Painter Near. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Hezekiah M. Moats, in 1973, and her second husband, Dixie Carl Otzelberger, in 1978. She was employed as youth supervisor at the Y.M.C.A. She was one of Jehovah's Witnesses.
March 4, 2012
Mr. Herbert A. Divel Sr., 70, of Hanover, Pa., formerly of Unionville, Md., passed away at Hanover Hall on Friday, March 2, 2012. He was the husband of Carol Toms Divel, his wife of 26 years. Born Sept. 15, 1941, in Hancock, Md., he was the son of the late Marshall and Elsie Stephens Divel. Mr. Divel retired from Richard B. Stine Inc. in Woodsboro. He was a member of the Patriotic Club, Redmen Chippewa, Fraternal Order of the Eagles Aerie 1067 of Frederick and American Legion Post 282, Woodsboro, Md. He loved relaxing with his family and friends.
February 8, 2011
MARCH 8, 1927-FEB. 7, 2011 Robert Jackson Saum, 83, of Hagerstown, Md., passed away Monday, Feb. 7, 2011, at Meritus Medical Center near Hagerstown. Born Tuesday, March 8, 1927, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late Robert Kenneth Saum and the late Nora Belle Linebaugh Saum. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Martha Reese Saum, in 1979. He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Army. Robert was employed at Mack Trucks Inc., retiring after more than 30 years of service.
December 16, 2002
Maryland State Police continue sobriety check Maryland State Police in Hagerstown are conducting a sobriety checkpoint in Washington County through today. State police and deputies from the Washington County Sheriff's Department are conducting the checkpoint in an undisclosed location to target drunk and drugged drivers, police said. Kerosene fire destroys Libertytown, Md., home LIBERTYTOWN, Md. - A kerosene stove sparked a blaze that destroyed a Frederick County home late Thursday, the Maryland State Fire Marshal's office said.
January 9, 2012
Mr. William Ray Harner Sr., 74, of Keymar, Md., died suddenly Saturday, Jan. 7, 2012, at his home. Born April 22, 1937, in Emmitsburg, Md., he was the son of the late James Donald and Clara Adams Harner. He was the husband of Josephine B. "Jo" Crouse Harner, who died in 2010. Mr. Harner was a 1955 graduate of Emmitsburg High School. He was formerly employed with Castle Farms Dairy and Gary R. Airing Painting. He was a member of the Terra Rubra Lions Club and Pheasants Forever.
June 21, 2011
AUG. 17, 1918-JUNE 20, 2011 Doris Grabill Powers, 92, of Rohrersville, Md., passed away Monday, June 20, 2011, at Meritus Medical Center in Hagerstown, Md. Born Aug. 17, 1918, in Union Bridge, Md., she was the daughter of the late Roland Watt Grabill and Bertie Rippeon Grabill. She was a retired bookkeeper with Hamilton Insurance Co. in Washington, D.C. Doris was a member of Sandy Hook United Methodist Church and also a member of VFW Post 3285 in Frederick, Md. She is survived by two nieces, Susan H. Miller of Johnsville, Md., and Maureen Ruff of Wyoming; two nephews, Bradley Grabill of Florida and Ronald Grabill of Thurmont, Md.; one great-niece, Meghan S. Miller of Johnsville; and one great-nephew, Nathan D. Miller of Johnsville.
December 30, 2006
GIRLS BASKETBALL HEDGESVILLE, W.Va. - Lauren Ashton scored a team-high 10 points as host Hedgesville knocked off Frankfort 42-28 in the championship game of the Hedgesville Holiday Tournament on Friday night. Brittany Boreman and Ashton Butler each scored nine points for the Eagles (4-2) Ashton, Boreman, Butler and Ciera Nicholson received all-tournament honors. Clay County 60, Martinsburg 51 PARKERSBURG, W.Va. - Shaniece Nunn scored 12 points for Martinsburg in a loss to Clay County in the Parkersburg South Tournament.
August 6, 2007
MARCH 14, 1946-AUG. 3, 2007 MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Mr. David L. "Louie" Webb, 61, of Martinsburg, W.Va., former longtime resident of Frederick, Md., died Friday, Aug. 3, 2007, at Washington County Hospital, Hagerstown. He is survived by his devoted, caring and loving wife of 20 years, Linda (Fisher) Webb. He was born on March 14, 1946, in Rockville, Md., son of Maggie L. (Frank) Webb of Thurmont, Md., and the late Arthur P. Webb Sr. Mr. Webb was a sheet metal mechanic previously employed with Fort Detrick for many years.
January 8, 2011
JAN. 21, 1932-JAN. 7, 2011 WALKERSVILLE, Md. – Mrs. Betty J. Sell, 78, of Walkersville, Md., passed away Friday, Jan. 7, 2011, at Frederick Memorial Hospital. She was the wife of Edward G. Sell, who died Sept. 15, 2002. They had been married 53 years. Born Jan. 21, 1932, in Carroll County, Md., she was the daughter of the late J. William and Hazel B. Stambaugh. She was a longtime member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, formerly serving on the council, was a Luther League adviser and choir member.
December 19, 2008
APRIL 23, 1949-DEC. 16, 2008 Peggy Wanda Davis, 59, of 221 E. Baltimore St., Hagerstown, Md., died Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2008, from injuries sustained in an accident in Martinsburg, W.Va. Born April 23, 1949, in Greenville, S.C., she was the daughter of Lillie Mae Smith Simpson of Myersville, Md., and the late Jesse Lee Simpson. She was a 1968 graduate of Williamsport High School. She was a supervisor with Team Sage Technologies in Martinsburg. She was a member of Emmanuel Baptist Temple of Hagerstown.