April 22, 2013
Betty Lewis Smith, 85, formerly of Wolfsville, Md., died Thursday, April 18, 2013, at Heritage Hall Care Facility of Leesburg, Va. The service and burial will be private and at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are by J.L. Davis Funeral Home of Smithsburg.
March 13, 2013
Mrs. Rebecca L. Leatherman, 91, of Wolfsville, Md., entered peacefully into eternal life on Tuesday, March 12, 2013, at Meritus Medical Center near Hagerstown. Born May 30, 1921, near Middletown, Md., Rebecca was the daughter of the late George Edgar and Edna Irene Palmer Shank. Upon the passing of her parents, Rebecca resided in Hagerstown with her Uncle Leon and Aunt Eva Brandenburg Palmer and also Mr. and Mrs. William H. Brandenburg near Wolfsville. She was the wife of the late Carroll Charles Leatherman, who passed in May 1991.
January 9, 2013
Harold E. Schroyer, 60, of Little Antietam Road, Hagerstown, Md., passed away Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013, at City Hospital of Martinsburg, W.Va. Born Feb. 8, 1952, in Frederick, Md.; he was the son of Elvin J. and Dorothy (Wolf) Schroyer of Middletown, Md. He was a graduate of Middletown High School Class of 1970. He was employed by Craft Dairy of Chambersburg, Pa., and was a self-employed wood worker. He is survived by his wife of 25 years, Tammy L. (Frushour) Schroyer whom he married June 27, 1987; one son, Aaron L. Schroyer and companion, Kassie Caudell, of Hagerstown; one brother, Robert Schroyer and wife, Liz, of Wolfsville; one sister, Jean Myers and husband, Herb, of Mercersburg; father and mother-in-law, Nathan and Rose Frushour of Wolfsville; two sisters-in-law, Terry Williams and husband, Rusty, of Wolfsville and Debbie Strubel and husband, Jimmy, of Clear Spring; and seceral aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.
December 11, 2012
Vernon Peter “Pete” Kline, 93, of Boonsboro died Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, at Fahrney-Keedy Memorial Home, Boonsboro. Born May 3, 1919, in Wolfsville, he was the son of the late James E. and Ada L. (Kline) Kline. He was the husband of the late Nellie Ruth Smith Kline who preceded him in death April 18, 2001. Pete was a veteran of WWII serving with the U.S. Army. He was employed by Thompson and Sons Awning, Boonsboro for many years, he also farmed, worked in construction and retired from Fairchild Aircraft, Hagerstown.
November 13, 2012
Gaither E. Moser, 89, of Wolfsville died Monday, Nov. 12, 2012, at Meritus Medical Center, Hagerstown. Born Sept. 20, 1923, in Wolfsville, he was the son of the late Roger and Edna Poffenberger Moser and stepson of the late Olive Moser. He was the husband of the late Louise E. Leatherman Moser who preceded him in death on April 18, 1998. Gaither was a member of The Grossnickle Church of the Brethren, Myersville. He farmed most of his life in the Wolfsville area and retired as a milk truck driver after 28 years of service with Earl Mercer Transport.
October 19, 2012
Cyrus W. Early, 87, of Wolfsville, Md., died Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012, at Meritus Medical Center near Hagerstown. Born Aug. 17, 1925 in Highland (Frederick County) Md., he was the son of the late Cyrus W. and Susan Pryor Early. Cyrus was a member of Grossnickle Church of the Brethren, Myersville, Md. He farmed all of his life in the Wolfsville area, and retired after 22 years as a bus driver for Frederick County Public Schools, in the Wolfsville and Middletown areas. Surviving Cyrus is his wife, Hazel Kepler Early; three children, Wayne C. Early and wife, Joyce, and Linda K. Pate, all of Wolfsville, and Gene R. Early of Greenville, Texas; three grandchildren, John Early and wife, Betty, of Wolfsville; Dale Early and wife, Ashley, of Texas, and Heidi Pate of Wolfsville; one great-granddaughter, Madalynn Early; and his brother-in-law, Stanley Kline of Myersville.
September 19, 2012
Wolfsville Elementary School is closed Wednesday due to a partial power failure that is affecting water and sewer, according to an email release from Frederick County Public Schools spokeswoman Peggy Ballew.
February 5, 2012
The Wolfsville Ruritan Club is about to start its 55th year of service to the community. The new officers for 2012 were installed at the Cozy Restaurant Dec. 19 by Zone 3 Gov. Paul Spurrier. The officers are: president, Joe Hawkins; vice president, David Fogle; secretary, Bill Price; treasurer, Doug Martin; and three board members, Zene Wolfe, Mary Wiles and Bob Condon. The club consists of 44 members, who with the assistance of many volunteers, held 12 fundraisers in 2011. The biggest events were two country butcherings and the Catoctin Antique Gas Engine Show.
November 2, 2011
Isabel B. Yingling, 89, formerly of Frederick, Md., and more recently of Boonsboro, died Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011, at Meritus Medical Center near Hagerstown. Born Sept. 11, 1922, in Wolfsville, Frederick County, she was the daughter of the late Oscar A. and Sarah Ellen DeLawter Brandenburg. She married C. Ralph Yingling on Jan. 31, 1946. He preceded her in death on May 7, 2001. Isabel was a 1939 graduate of Middletown High School. She was a life member of St. Mark's Lutheran Church in Wolfsville, serving several terms on the council and as council president.
April 12, 2011
JUNE 23, 1926-APRIL 11, 2011 Charles W. Hessong, 84, of Garfield Road, Smithsburg, Md., passed away Monday, April 11, 2011, at his home. Born June 23, 1926, near Wolfsville, Md., he was the son of the late James E. and Sadie E. (Brandenburg) Hessong. He was preceded in death by his wife of 60 years, Evelyn Regina (Wolf) Hessong, on Nov. 5, 2007. They were married Aug. 23, 1947. He was a graduate of Middletown High School, Class of 1943. He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Army.