Sandra Jacobson Chase, of Frederick, died Wednesday, Dec. 11. Arrangements are by Resthaven Funeral Services, Frederick.

Mary Mothershed, of Walkersville, died Friday, Dece. 6. Arrangements are by Stauffer Funeral Home, Frederick.

Kevin Michael Bantz, of Mount Airy, died Tuesday, Dec. 10. Arrangements are by Stauffer Funeral Home, Mount Airy.

Joan B. Flake, of Frederick, died Wednesday, Dec. 11. Arrangements are by Stauffer Funeral Home, Frederick.

Barbara Ellen Cool, 73, of Emmitsburg, MD, died peacefully on Thursday, December 12, 2019, at Frederick Memorial Hospital with her family at her side. Born April 3, 1946, in Frederick, she was the daughter of the late Oldrich Alouis and Janet Agatha (Adelsberger) Tokar. She was the wife of t…

Mary Alice Cooper, 86, of Frederick, MD, passed away Saturday, December 7, 2019.

James Michael “Mike” Nicholson Sr., age 75, of Union Bridge, died Wednesday, December 11, 2019, at his home after a brief illness. Born April 19, 1944, in Laurel, MD, he was the son of the late James W. and Mary A. Hurt Nicholson. He was the husband of Bonnie Nicholson, with whom he shared 5…

James Howard Hamilton, age 80, of Monrovia, died Friday, December 13, 2019, at Pleasant View Nursing Home, Mount Airy, following a long battle with Alzheimer’s.

Anna Elizabeth Lowe, of Brunswick, Maryland, passed away at the age of 73 on December 10, 2019. She was born November 27, 1946, in West Virginia, the daughter of the late Marvin and Josephine Daugherty.

Sherill Hartt Jackson, a 45-year resident of Brownsville, Md, passed away quietly on December 10, 2019, from complications resulting from a prolonged struggle with cancer. She was a proud mother of three children and grandmother of three grandchildren, and throughout her life was intimately …

Gorman “Frank” Franklin Summers, 83, of Westminster, passed away on Monday, December 9, 2019, at home. He was born May 4, 1936, in Frederick County to the late Oscar Martin and Annie Elizabeth (Nee Hann) Summers. He was the beloved husband to Ruth Ann (Nee Reed) Summers.

Mr. Stephen Sunday, of Frederick, died Tuesday, December 10. Arrangements are by Stauffer Funeral Home, Frederick.

Jerome Andrew Cooper, of Gerrardstown, WV, died Monday, December 2. Arrangements are by Hartzler Funeral Home, Libertytown.

Mrs. Michele Marie Fritz, of Walkersville, died Tuesday, December 10. Arrangements are by Resthaven Funeral Services, Frederick.

Michele Marie Fritz, 57, of Walkersville, passed away unexpectedly at Frederick Memorial Hospital on Dec. 10, 2019.

Mr. Rodney Clyde Springer, of Emmitsburg, died Sunday, December 8. Arrangements are by Stauffer Funeral Home, Thurmont.

Delores B. Howard, of Rockville, ,MD, died Wednesday, December 11. Arrangements are by Devol Funeral Home, Gaithersburg, MD.

David T Barger, 61, of Frederick, died suddenly on Tuesday, Dec. 10, of a pulmonary embolism. Dave was born Nov 26, 1958 in Cumberland, Maryland, to the late Joby and Pat Barger.

Mrs. Mary Louise Lewis, of Myersville, died Monday, December 9. Arrangements are by Stauffer Funeral Home, Brunswick.December 9, 2019. Arrangements are by Stauffer Funeral Home, Brunswick.

Mrs. Virginia Lee Shrader, of Frederick, died Tuesday, December 10. Arrangements are by Resthaven Funeral Services, Skkot Cody P.A., Frederick.December 10, 2019. Arrangements are by Resthaven Funeral Services, Skkot Cody P.A., Frederick.

Earl Clarence Smith Jr. (Nov. 19, 1930 — Dec. 10, 2019) considered himself a man “In The Arena.”

Eleanor Vitiello Dowell, loving wife of the late D. James (Jim) Dowell, passed away peacefully on December 8, 2019, at Kline Hospice House. She is survived by her seven children, Stephen P. Dowell, Barbara E. Dowell (Sonny Jones), Constance D. Jones, Thomas J. Dowell (Pat), Anita McIntosh, A…

Robert Allen Pope, 81, of Frederick, Maryland, succumbed to cancer in the loving arms of his family on Sunday, December 8, 2019.

Gerald Robert (Jerry) Routzahn, 65, of Boonsboro, passed from this life on Monday, November 18, at his home.

Jerry’s engines roared to life on July 27, 1961 and he crossed the finish line on December 3, 2019, after an 11-year battle with cancer.

Mrs. Virginia Lee Shrader, 80, of Frederick, passed away on December 10, 2019 at Kline Hospice House. She was the wife of the late Ronald John Shrader, who passed in 2006.

Carolyn Patricia Franklin, 84, of Frederick, passed away at the Kline Hospice House on Sunday, December 8, 2019 after a long journey with Alzheimer’s. Born on January 30, 1935 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania she spent her childhood years in Toledo, Ohio before moving to Rockville, Maryland in 19…

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BOSTON — Pete Frates, a former college baseball player whose battle with Lou Gehrig’s disease helped inspire the ALS ice bucket challenge that has raised more than $200 million worldwide, died Monday. He was 34.

Mr. Leland William Johnson, Sr., of Knoxville, died Sunday, December 8. Arrangements are by Resthaven Funeral Services, Skkot Cody P.A., Frederick.December 8, 2019. Arrangements are by Resthaven Funeral Services, Skkot Cody P.A., Frederick.

Geraldine (Jerri) Bowe’s journey ended Saturday, December 7. A lifetime resident of Thurmont, she was born to Jessie and Walter Keeney Sr., July 23, 1942. She was a 1960 graduate from Thurmont High School. She was predeceased by husband Robert in 1999.

Donna Lee (Mam-mam) Clevenger, wife of Ernest Clevenger, passed away peacefully at their home in Smithsburg, MD, on December 6, 2019.

Leland William Johnson Sr., 79, of Knoxville, went home to the Lord on December 8, 2019. He was the loving husband of the late Elva Cleo Johnson, who passed on December 14, 2016 after 54 years of marriage.

Amy Leigh Hill, 33, passed away on December 8, 2019 at Frederick Memorial Hospital, surrounded by her loving family. She was born on December 28, 1985 in Frederick, MD, and was the daughter of Terry and Belinda Hill. She is survived by her sisters Sarah (Richard) Brady and Emily (Joe) Main. …

Mr. Andrew (Andy) R. Dewese, 56, of Frederick, passed away surrounded by his loved ones Sunday, December 8, 2019 at Georgetown Hospital.

Mrs. Betty Lou Mechan, of Gettysburg, died Sunday, December 1. Arrangements are by Resthaven Funeral Services, Frederick.

Geraldine (Jerri) Bowers’ journey ended Saturday, Dec. 7. She was a lifetime resident of Thurmont. She was born to Jessie and Walter Keeney Sr. on July 23, 1942. She was a 1960 graduate from Thurmont High School. She was predeceased by husband Robert in 1999.

Born June 25, 1951 to Margaret Watson and Raymond Johnson in Laurel, Delaware. Betty was employed with Kaiser Permanente for 34 years and retired in 2017. Betty loved antiques, painting, crafts, hiking, the beach but most of all spending time with friends and family.

On Friday, December 6, 2019 Theresa A. Rush, of Frederick, MD, died. She was the beloved wife of Dr. John Rush; loving mother of Alyssa Eichelberger and husband, Darren and John M. Rush and wife, Megan; grandmother of Deanna, Kathleen and Erin Eichelberger and Devin. Friends may call 2 to 4 …

Carl Edward Frazier, age 89, of Frederick, died unexpectedly Thursday, December 5, 2019 at Frederick Memorial Hospital. Born Sept. 27, 1930 in Chardon, OH, he was the son of the late Eric and Leah Whitney. He was the husband of Mary Kathryn Frazier, his wife of 65 years.

Deborah Lee Schmidt Fraser, age 69, of Frederick, peacefully passed away Friday, Dec. 6, 2019, at home surrounded by family.

Mr. Charles Thomas Custer, of Frederick, died Friday, December 6. Arrangements are by Resthaven Funeral Services, Frederick, MD.December 6, 2019. Arrangements are by Resthaven Funeral Services, Frederick, MD.

Mrs. Helene - Sauriol, of Frederick, died Saturday, December 7. Arrangements are by Stauffer Funeral Home, Frederick.December 7, 2019. Arrangements are by Stauffer Funeral Home, Frederick.

Jack W. Linderman, of Silver Spring, died Friday, December 6. Arrangements are by Roy W. Barber Funeral Home, Laytonsville.December 6, 2019. Arrangements are by Roy W. Barber Funeral Home, Laytonsville.

Mr. Paul Eugene Gaver, of Frederick, died Wednesday, December 4. Arrangements are by Stauffer Funeral Home, Frederick.December 4, 2019. Arrangements are by Stauffer Funeral Home, Frederick.

Sharon McCrery Hannum, of Jefferson, died Sunday, December 1. Arrangements are by Resthaven Funeral Services, Skkot Cody, P.A., Frederick.December 1, 2019. Arrangements are by Resthaven Funeral Services, Skkot Cody, P.A., Frederick.

Ronald A. Spiewak, of Gaithersburg, died Wednesday, December 4. Arrangements are by Roy W. Barber Funeral Home, Laytonsville.December 4, 2019. Arrangements are by Roy W. Barber Funeral Home, Laytonsville.

Ms. Betty Ann Wiles, of Frederick, died Thursday, December 5. Arrangements are by Keeney & Basford Funeral Home, Frederick.December 5, 2019. Arrangements are by Keeney & Basford Funeral Home, Frederick.

Peter J. Culican, of Boonsboro, MD, passed away on Friday, November 22, 2019. Born in Rochester, NY, on Jan 25, 1974, Pete was a graduate of Governor Thomas Johnson High School in Frederick. An electrician by trade, he enjoyed golfing, composing and recording music and playing softball with …

Robert D. “Bob” Cunningham Sr., 89 of Hanover, passed away Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019, at Hanover Hall surrounded by family. He was the husband, for 65 years, of R. Leona (Kennedy) Cunningham who passed away September 30, 2016.

Sharon “Sherry” McCrery Hannum, passed away at her home on Sunday, December 1, 2019, in the company of her loving family. She was born on March 19, 1945, in Wilmington, DE, to the late William H. and Francis C. McCrery. She was preceded in death by her sister, Maureen “Ree” Runge. Sherry is …

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