August 4, 2011
JUNE 19, 1947-AUG. 4, 2011 Larry Allen Martz, 64, of Martinsburg, W.Va., passed away Thursday, Aug. 4, 2011, after a long battle with frontotemporal dementia. He passed peacefully from this Earth while at home, surrounded by his loving family. Born on June 19, 1947, in Waynesboro, Pa., he was the son of the late Chester and Nellie Martz. He was a 1965 graduate of Waynesboro High School, and a 1968 graduate of Devry Institute in Chicago, where he earned a degree in electronics technology.
May 15, 2011
AUG. 12, 1942-MAY 14, 2011 Gary Guy Shindledecker, 68, of Hagerstown, Md., passed away Saturday, May 14, 2011, at Meritus Medical Center, Hagerstown. Born Aug. 12, 1942, in Waynesboro, Pa., he was the son of Rachel J. and Melvin L. Shindledecker. He was preceded in death by his parents and a wonderful greyhound named “Tiffy.” He was a member of Christ’s Reformed Church, Franklin Street, Hagerstown. He was employed at Pangborn Corp. in Hagerstown for 39 years, retiring in 2002 as marketing product manager.
April 4, 2011
SEPT. 16, 1926-APRIL 3, 2011 Mrs. Doris M. “Dottie” Smith, 84, a resident of Williamsport Retirement Village, Williamsport, Md., and formerly of 11412 Longview Drive, Hagerstown, Md., passed away at 2:35 a.m. Sunday, April 3, 2011, at the nursing home. Born Sept. 16, 1926, in Baltimore, Md., she was the daughter of the late Edward and Rena Weyant. Mrs. Smith was a graduate of Waynesboro High School. Mrs. Smith was employed at First National Bank, Waynesboro, Pa., from 1944 to 1958; at Sears department store, Hagerstown, from 1958 to 1973; at Montgomery Ward department store, Hagerstown, from 1973 to 1993; and was a real estate agent for Maryland General Realty and Century 21. She was a member of the former First Christian Church, Waynesboro.
February 18, 2011
MARCH 22, 1945-FEB. 15, 2011 ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Gerald Wayne Bayer passed away at his home in Annapolis on Feb. 15, 2011. He was born March 22, 1945, in Boonsboro, Md., and grew up in Waynesboro, Pa. A graduate of Waynesboro High School in 1963, he received an associate degree in drafting and design from Penn State University in 1965, and a bachelor's degree in physics from the University of Rochester in 1969. He had a long and distinguished career as an engineer, manager and vice president at Eastman Kodak Co., and was vice president of operations at Sterling Pharmaceutical.
February 1, 2011
JUNE 22, 1939-FEB. 1, 2011 WAYNESBORO, Pa. — Mrs. Carol Ann (Null) Christensen, 71, of 8379 Anthony Highway, Waynesboro, Pa., passed away Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2011, in Quincy Village, Quincy, Pa. She had been in failing health for the past four years. Born June 22, 1939, in Waynesboro, she was the daughter of Lillian May (Gruber) Null of Waynesboro and the late Mr. Harold Richard Null. Mrs. Christensen graduated from Waynesboro High School with the Class of 1957, and she received her bachelor of science degree from Shippensburg University with the Class of 1961.
April 22, 2010
WAYNESBORO, Pa. -- The Waynesboro Area School District will host a building dedication May 2 for the renovated and expanded high school. Almost 41 months since school officials broke ground for the project, the public ceremony planned from 2 to 4 p.m. will serve as the symbolic transfer of the building from the architects and construction crews to the school district. Superintendent James Robertson said they might hand over keys or a plaque to mark the occasion. "We have some punch list items, but pretty much everything is done," Robertson said of the construction.
April 13, 2010
WAYNESBORO, Pa. - A final list of construction issues for the Waynesboro Area Senior High School is being developed, with many of those repairs planned for this summer when students aren't in the building, school officials said Tuesday. "Substantial completion is done," Business Administrator Caroline Dean said, saying that point was reached months ago. School leaders broke ground for the $46 million renovation and expansion project in January 2007. Construction added more than 100,000 square feet, including a new 1,600-seat auditorium and three-court gymnasium.
November 17, 2009
BOYS SOCCER The eighth annual Four Diamonds Classic All-Star Game will be held tonight at Waynesboro High School, beginning at 7. The game features a team of Washington County seniors against a team of Pennsylvania seniors from Franklin and Fulton counties. Washington County won last year's contest 2-1 to improve to 1-5-1 in the series. All proceeds from the game go to the Four Diamonds Cancer Fund. TRIATHLON Hanlin 18th at Beach2Battleship WILMINGTON, N.C. -- Cameron Hanlin, 22, of Hagerstown, recently placed 18th out of roughly 500 competitors at the Beach2Battleship Iron Distance Triathlon.
March 20, 2009
MARCH 22, 1935-MARCH 17, 2009 WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Shirley I. Ullman Painter, 73, of 4 State Road, died Tuesday, March 17, 2009, at her home. Born March 22, 1935, in Fayetteville, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Millard A. and Grace Tolbert Ullman. She graduated from Waynesboro High School with the class of 1953. She later attended Brigham Young University in Utah. Her husband, Thomas M. "Tom" Painter, died July 11, 2005. They were married Feb. 13, 1954.
March 14, 2009
Paul D. Taylor, 69 MAY 4, 1939-MARCH 12, 2009 WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Mr. Paul D. Taylor, 69, of 710 S. Church St., Waynesboro, Pa., died at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, March 12, 2009, at his home. He had been in failing health for nine months and critically ill for two weeks. Born May 4, 1939, in East Berlin, Pa., he was the son of the late Harry C. and Mabel J. (Hawbaker) Taylor. Mr. Taylor graduated with the 1957 class of Waynesboro High School. He and his wife, Mary (Willison)