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Obituaries – October 20, 2014 – Judith Ann Rife

Judith Ann Rife, 73, the wife of retired Elder, Carl B. Rife, died Oct. 20, at her residence in York, Pa. A memorial service was held Nov. 1 at the Bethlehem UMC in Dallastown, Pa. with the Rev. Rodger H. Mentzer officiating. Judith “Judy” Ann Snowberger was […]

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Obituaries – September 8, 2014 – Howard Kent Jr

Howard Kent Jr., 85, a retired local pastor, died Sept. 8, 2014, at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Tolson, Md.  He was a member of St. John UMC in Lusby for more than 60 years. The Rev. Marvin Wamble officiated at a funeral and interment at the church Sept. […]

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Obituaries – September 4, 2014 – Holly Elaine Slaugh

Holly Elaine Slaugh, 74, a retired local pastor, wife of Pastor Charles Slaugh, died Sept. 4, 2014, at her home. A memorial service was held Sept. 13 at Riderwood Village in Silver Spring. She was born in Baltimore, the daughter of the late Theodore and Bess Mueller. […]

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August 25, 2014 – Joan Cobb Sampselle

Joan Cobb Sampselle, 88, wife of the late Rev. William Sampselle, died Aug. 25, 2014, at Frederick Memorial Hospital. A Celebration of her life was held at the Stauffer funeral home in Frederick Aug. 31, with Dr. Larry Eubanks officiating. Joan Cobb was born in rural Oklahoma […]

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August 23, 2014 – Rev. Dr. L. Carroll Yingling, Jr.

Rev. Dr. L. Carroll Yingling, Jr., 84, an ordained Elder, died Aug, 23, 2014, surrounded by his family at his home in the Charlestown Retirement Community in Catonsville. A memorial service was held Sept. 20 in Our Lady of the Angels Chapel at the retirement community. L. […]

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Obituaries – August 21, 2014 – Rev. Ramon Frederick “Ra” Reno

The Rev. Ramon Frederick “Ra” Reno, age 86, a retired Elder, died Aug. 21, 2014, under hospice care in Las Cruces, N.M. A memorial service was held at Morning Star UMC in Las Cruces, Aug. 23. Reno was born to the late Elmer and Jeanne Reno May […]

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Obituaries – August 8, 2014 – Pastor Marion Rochelle Suggs

Pastor Marion Rochelle Suggs, died Aug. 8, 2014, while serving the Franklin P. Nash UMC. Funeral services were held Aug. 13, at McKendree-Simms-Brookland UMC, and a second service took place Aug. 16, at L.N. Forbes Tabernacle in Wilson, N.C. Marion Rochelle Suggs, sometimes known as Miriam, was […]

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Obituaries – July 21, 2014 – Rev. Ralph Barrett

The Rev. Ralph Barrett, 92, a retired Elder, died July 21, 2014, from natural causes. The Rev. Charles Harrell officiated at a memorial service at the Asbury Solomon’s Retirement Community where he lived, July 27. Ralph Grayson Barrett was born June 12, 1922, to the late Sherman […]

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Obituaries – July 9, 2014 – Dr. Mary Alice Douty Edwards

Dr. Mary Alice Douty Edwards, widow of the late Rev. Philip C. Edwards, died July 10 at the age of 100. A service celebrating Dr. Mary Alice Edward’s life will be held Sept. 2 at 4:30 p.m. in Oxnam Chapel on the grounds of Wesley Theological Seminary, […]

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Obituaries – June 15, 2014 – Rev. Daniel Andrews

The Rev. Daniel Andrews, pastor at the Cowenton/Chesaco Cooperative Parish in White Marsh, died June 15, 2014. A prayer service in his memory was held at Chesaco UMC June 18. A Service of Death and Resurrection was held June 29, at Calvary UMC in Frederick, with participation […]

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