May 16, 2013
Kevin James Allen, 45, of Lake Ariel, Pa., formerly of Boonsboro, Md., died unexpectedly on May 13, at the Geisinger-Community Medical Center in Scranton, Pa. Kevin was born on April 12, 1968, and grew up in Middletown, Md. He graduated from Middletown High School in 1986. His first job was at Noland Company, where he worked for 10 years, before joining Cooper Industries as an outside salesman. He recently moved to Pennsylvania for employment with a local electric company. Kevin loved sports and was an avid enthusiast.
January 20, 2006
WILLIAMSPORT, Md. - A pork and sauerkraut dinner will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 21, at Zion Lutheran Church's fellowship hall, 35 W. Potomac St. The cost is a freewill offering to benefit the building fund.
February 24, 2009
Hearts' N Hand Quilting Club members work on assembling a quilt. The quilting club meets twice a month at Zion Lutheran Church in Williamsport and makes about 90 quilts a year. The quilts are donated and shipped overseas.
January 24, 2011
Tyler Joseph Shaw, 20, of Middletown, Md., died Saturday, Jan. 22, 2011, at Meritus Hospital in Hagerstown. The family will receive friends Tuesday at Donald B. Thompson Funeral Home, Middletown, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. The service will be Wednesday at 11 a.m.at Zion Lutheran Church, Middletown. The Rev. Tim May will officiate. Burial will be private.
February 16, 2009
JULY 19, 1919-FEB. 14, 2009 MIDDLETOWN, Md. - A. Marie Sigler, 89, of Middletown, died Saturday, Feb. 14, 2009, at Fahrney-Keedy Memorial Home in Boonsboro. Born July 19, 1919, in Middletown, she was the daughter of the late Samuel and Annie Sarah Bowlus Sigler. Her husband, Ralph L. Sigler, died in 2000. She was employed by Hanover Shoe Co. in Middletown for many years and coordinated its Christmas programs for many years. She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church, Middletown, served on the altar guild and taught Zion Daughter Sunday school class.
December 22, 2009
o Read more Paula Green Shupp columns at washingtoncountyliving.com Christmas dinner The Shepherd's Table, at Rehoboth United Methodist Church, 30 E. Salisbury St., will serve dinner Christmas Day from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The dinner is free to all. The Shepherd's Table will be closed Thursday, Dec. 31, and will reopen on Thursday, Jan. 7. The Shepherd's Table is sponsored by the Williamsport Ministerium and host churches:...
February 21, 2013
Mrs. Pearl Maybelle Huffer, 94, of Middletown, Md., died Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013, at Meritus Medical Center near Hagerstown. She was the wife of Fred M. Huffer, who died Feb. 1, 1992. Born in Frostown, Md., on May 19, 1918, she was a daughter of the late Lafayette and Susan Kephart Main. She was employed in the Middletown cafeteria, and later at American Optical in Frederick, Md., until her retirement. She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church for more than 50 years, and was an avid quilter.
September 26, 2011
Mrs. Elizabeth Kay “Libby” Bowers, 61, of Myersville, died unexpectedly Saturday at her home. She was the wife of James Bowers for 35 years and was predeceased by her first husband, Marvin Russell Heatherly. Born in Frederick, July 9, 1950, she was a daughter of Lucille Bowser Wiles, Myersville, and the late Charles Ellsworth “Hambone” Wiles. She was employed in the restaurant business for many years and was a member of Zion Lutheran Church, Middletown, where she taught Sunday school for 17 years.
September 3, 2011
JUNE 4, 1953-AUG. 7, 2011 William Leroy "Bill" Hawbaker, died peacefully Aug. 7, 2011, after a long battle with brain cancer, with his family by his side. Born in Hagerstown, Md., on June 4, 1953, he was raised by Thomas and Dorothy Gardner of Williamsport, Md. Bill attended Zion Lutheran Church in Williamsport. He worked for Craig Paving for 17 years, retiring from Washington County Roads Department in 2007. He loved going to the racetrack with his grandchildren, Dylan and Erynn, and camping in Chincoteague, Va. Bill was a member of The Improved Order of Red Men of Williamsport.
February 27, 2009
-FEB. 18, 2009 FAIRFAX, Va. -- A. Carl von Sternberg, 80, CEO of Allen Corporation of America, died Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2009, at his office in Fairfax, Va. He was born in Keene, N.Y., and was raised in Madison, Conn. He attended Yale University on an academic scholarship, graduating in 1951. After graduation he worked for many large companies including Boeing, Kodak, U.S. Rubber, and General Dynamics, before co-founding his first company in 1969. After 40 very successful years building and running companies, he was still very involved in the operation of his fourth company, Allen Corporation of America, at the time of his death.