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By ANDREW MASON | January 17, 2009
By ANDREW MASON andrewm@herald-mail.com The Williamsport wrestling team gave Westminster coach Sam Gardner fits the night before the Rebel Invitational at South Hagerstown even began. "I was sweating Williamsport pretty hard," Gardner said. "I had a bad dream (Thursday) night and woke up all sweaty and confused. When I do that, I know I'm worried about a team, and I was worried about Williamsport. " He probably had a more restful sleep Friday night. Westminster (9-0)
OBITUARIES
March 25, 2013
Judith Ann Hart, 70, of Westminster, Md., died Saturday morning, March 23, 2013, at her residence.  Born Aug. 17, 1942, in Martinsburg, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Edna Grannigan McDonald and Conard Wilson McDonald.  She is survived by her husband, Charles J. Hart, of Westminster. Before retiring, she was employed as a secretary at Western Maryland College. She was a member of First Christian Church in Martinsburg. In addition to her husband, she is survived by son, Charles L. Hart, and daughter, Susan A. Hart, both of Westminster; sister, Carol S. Clay of Westminster; brother, Michael McDonald of Cape Cod, Mass.; and granddaughter, Abigail E. Hart of Westminster.
OBITUARIES
September 23, 2011
Daniel Lee Hutzell, 51, of Spring Meadow Drive in Westminster, Md., died Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2011 at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Md. Born Oct. 7, 1959, in Hagerstown, Md., he was the son of Elmer Lee Hutzell of Hagerstown and the late Rita Clark Hutzell. He graduated from Mount St. Mary's College in Emmitsburg, Md., where he earned his master's degree in business administration. Dan was employed by the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development. He was a member of St. John's Catholic Church in Westminster.
OBITUARIES
May 26, 2011
MARCH 7, 1931-MAY 26, 2011 Robert "Bud" Turfle, 80 of Gypsy Hill, Westminster,  died Thursday, May 26, 2011. Born March 7, 1931, at Frizzleburg, Westminster, he was the son of the late Julia and George Turfle. He was the husband of Dorothy Lee Pickett Turfle of Westminster, his wife of 55 years. He had been a truck driver for Roadway of Westminster and a part-time farmer. Surviving in addition to his wife are children, Donald Turfle, Bryon and Kathy, Robert and Debbie of Hampstead, Kenny and Sue of Westminster, daughter, Penny Shelton and son-in-law, Paul, of Martinsburg, W.Va.; sisters, Julia Pickett of Woodbine, and Betty Lambert of Maugansville; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Charles and Dorothy Mae Pickett of Sykesville; grandchildren, Roby Turfle of Wisconsin, David of Hampstead, Eric and Ryan of Westminster, Sean Kelly of Tennessee, and Amber, Kenny, Benny Turfle of Westminster; great-grandchildren, Lilly, Damian and Taylor of Wisconsin; caregiver, Brenda Stephens, and many nieces and nephews.
OBITUARIES
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.
OBITUARIES
March 31, 2012
Joseph Matthew Aversa, 84, of Westminster, Md., died Friday evening, March 30, 2012, at Carroll Hospice Dove House. Born May 26, 1927, in Baltimore, he was the son of the late Adelina Fertita Aversa Prano and Gaetano Aversa. He was the husband of the late Solange Aversa, who died April 1, 2006. Before retiring, he worked as a produce huckster in Pikesville, Md., and Stevenson, Md. He was a proud member of St. John Catholic Church and Carroll American Legion Post 31. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He also enjoyed traveling and antiques, and was an avid duckpin bowler.
NEWS
April 4, 2009
Scott Miller Dellinger, 54 MARCH 7, 1955-APRIL 1, 2009 WESTMINSTER, Md. - Scott Miller Dellinger, 54, of Westminster, died Wednesday, April 1, 2009, at Carroll Hospital Center in Westminster. Born March 7, 1955, in Maryland, he was the son of Waunita Miller Dellinger of Williamsport and the late Richard T. Dellinger. He was the husband of Susan Dellinger of Westminster. He was a retired veteran of the U.S. Navy, having served 22 years. He had been a nurse and a law student.
NEWS
April 5, 2010
OCT. 24, 1922-MARCH 31, 2010 WESTMINSTER, Md. - The Rev. Dr. Ernest H. Baker Sr., 87, of Westminster, Md., died March 31, 2010, after an extended illness. He was born Oct. 24, 1922, at South Mountain, Pa., to Howard E. and Gertrude (Floyd) Baker. He was a WWII veteran of the Air Corps and 4th Armor division. He was a well-loved pastor to many from 1950 to 1990. He was responsible for planting and nurturing many church bodies during that time, including Hagerstown Bible Church.
NEWS
March 19, 2009
OCT. 27, 1953-MARCH 18, 2009 WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Lois J. Fox Snively, 55, of 14 E. Seventh St., died Wednesday, March 18, 2009, at Waynesboro Hospital. Born Oct. 27, 1953, in Detroit, she was the daughter of Hazel "Woody" Fox of Westminster, Md., and the late Earl Fox. She attended Franklin High School in Reisterstown, Md. She was employed for 25 years as a bartender by Cascade American Legion Post 239. She attended Rouzerville (Pa.) United Methodist Church.
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March 25, 2013
Judith Ann Hart, 70, of Westminster, Md., died Saturday morning, March 23, 2013, at her residence.  Born Aug. 17, 1942, in Martinsburg, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Edna Grannigan McDonald and Conard Wilson McDonald.  She is survived by her husband, Charles J. Hart, of Westminster. Before retiring, she was employed as a secretary at Western Maryland College. She was a member of First Christian Church in Martinsburg. In addition to her husband, she is survived by son, Charles L. Hart, and daughter, Susan A. Hart, both of Westminster; sister, Carol S. Clay of Westminster; brother, Michael McDonald of Cape Cod, Mass.; and granddaughter, Abigail E. Hart of Westminster.
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OBITUARIES
March 31, 2012
Joseph Matthew Aversa, 84, of Westminster, Md., died Friday evening, March 30, 2012, at Carroll Hospice Dove House. Born May 26, 1927, in Baltimore, he was the son of the late Adelina Fertita Aversa Prano and Gaetano Aversa. He was the husband of the late Solange Aversa, who died April 1, 2006. Before retiring, he worked as a produce huckster in Pikesville, Md., and Stevenson, Md. He was a proud member of St. John Catholic Church and Carroll American Legion Post 31. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He also enjoyed traveling and antiques, and was an avid duckpin bowler.
NEWS
February 15, 2012
A German Wirehaired Pointer from Brunswick, Md., just missed reaching the Best in Show ring Tuesday night at the annual Westminster Kennel Club dog show. GCH Mt. View's Ripsnortersilvercharm, bred by Helen George Witt and Claire Wisch and Kelly Wisch of Mountain View Kennel in Brunswick, finished second in the Sporting group in Tuesday's nationally televised competition at Madison Square Garden. The 5-year-old pointer, known as Oakley, won its breed competition Tuesday afternoon, besting 10 other dogs.
NEWS
February 14, 2012
An Eastern Panhandle-bred dog made a prime-time television appearance Monday on the opening night of the Westminster Kennel Club show at Madison Square Garden in New York. Ch. Hum'nbird Ice Lily, a Pembroke Welsh Corgi bred by Carrie Chase of Hum'nbird Pembroke Welsh Corgis of Martinsburg, W.Va., defeated three other dogs to win best-of-breed honors in the 136th annual show Monday morning. With handler Heather Bremmer, the two-year-old female known as Simone competed in the herding group finals Monday night, which were televised on the CNBC network.
OBITUARIES
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.
OBITUARIES
September 23, 2011
Daniel Lee Hutzell, 51, of Spring Meadow Drive in Westminster, Md., died Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2011 at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Md. Born Oct. 7, 1959, in Hagerstown, Md., he was the son of Elmer Lee Hutzell of Hagerstown and the late Rita Clark Hutzell. He graduated from Mount St. Mary's College in Emmitsburg, Md., where he earned his master's degree in business administration. Dan was employed by the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development. He was a member of St. John's Catholic Church in Westminster.
OBITUARIES
May 26, 2011
MARCH 7, 1931-MAY 26, 2011 Robert "Bud" Turfle, 80 of Gypsy Hill, Westminster,  died Thursday, May 26, 2011. Born March 7, 1931, at Frizzleburg, Westminster, he was the son of the late Julia and George Turfle. He was the husband of Dorothy Lee Pickett Turfle of Westminster, his wife of 55 years. He had been a truck driver for Roadway of Westminster and a part-time farmer. Surviving in addition to his wife are children, Donald Turfle, Bryon and Kathy, Robert and Debbie of Hampstead, Kenny and Sue of Westminster, daughter, Penny Shelton and son-in-law, Paul, of Martinsburg, W.Va.; sisters, Julia Pickett of Woodbine, and Betty Lambert of Maugansville; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Charles and Dorothy Mae Pickett of Sykesville; grandchildren, Roby Turfle of Wisconsin, David of Hampstead, Eric and Ryan of Westminster, Sean Kelly of Tennessee, and Amber, Kenny, Benny Turfle of Westminster; great-grandchildren, Lilly, Damian and Taylor of Wisconsin; caregiver, Brenda Stephens, and many nieces and nephews.
BREAKINGNEWS
March 21, 2011
The Department of Defense announced Monday the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. Staff Sgt. James M. Malachowski, 25, of Westminster, Md., died Sunday while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, according to the Department of Defense. He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.
OBITUARIES
January 21, 2011
APRIL 22, 1985-JAN. 19, 2011 Brian P. Cassell, 25, of Hagerstown, Md., died unexpectedly on Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2011, at his home. Born April 11, 1985 in Westminster, Md., he was the son of Marvin D. Cassell Sr. of Westminster and Karen Smith Martin of Little Orleans, Md. He was the companion of Terry Hopkinson of Hagerstown. He was a 2003 graduate of North Carroll High School in Hampstead, Md. He had worked at New York J & P restaurant in Hampstead, and had recently worked as a telemarketer for Merkle in Hagerstown.
NEWS
April 5, 2010
OCT. 24, 1922-MARCH 31, 2010 WESTMINSTER, Md. - The Rev. Dr. Ernest H. Baker Sr., 87, of Westminster, Md., died March 31, 2010, after an extended illness. He was born Oct. 24, 1922, at South Mountain, Pa., to Howard E. and Gertrude (Floyd) Baker. He was a WWII veteran of the Air Corps and 4th Armor division. He was a well-loved pastor to many from 1950 to 1990. He was responsible for planting and nurturing many church bodies during that time, including Hagerstown Bible Church.
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