Obituaries 

Bryan Bentz

Bryan Eugene Bentz, 60, of Thurmont, MD, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family, Thursday, January 3, 2019 at his home after a nearly two-year courageous battle with cancer. He was known as Miracle Man throughout the doctor’s offices. Born Tuesday, January 21, 1958 in Albuquerque, NM, he was the son of Mary (Smith) Bentz of Fairfield, PA, and the late Warren Eugene Bentz. He was a graduate of Walkersville High School. He was a member of Elks Lodge #684, Amvets Post #2, Moose Lodge #371, American Legion Post #11, Redmen…

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Obituaries 

Rebecca “Bucky” Spicer

Rebecca Hanna Spicer (Bucky) died on January 9, 2019 at Homewood of Crumland Farm in Frederick, Maryland. Her husband, John S. Spicer, Sr., predeceased her on June 3, 2017. She was born in Franklin, Pennsylvania on October 2, 1929. She was the daughter of Rebecca Sponsler and John Richard Hanna. Bucky’s first six years were spent in Franklin where she fell in love with horses. Her grandfather, John Lindsay Hanna, was business manager for the Sibley Estates, where they would let Bucky ride one of the team horses at lunch…

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Community Glade Valley 

CURBSIDE CHRISTMAS TREE PICK UP IN WALKERSVILLE

The Town of Walkersville will offer residents curbside Christmas Tree Pick-Up on the following dates: Monday, January 7, 2019, Monday, January 14, 2019, and Monday, January 21, 2019. Undecorated Christmas trees will be picked up from 7:00 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. Residents need to place their undecorated Christmas tree at the curb for pick up before 7:30 a.m. each of the mornings listed above.

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Obituaries 

Herman George Hamilton, Jr.

Herman George Hamilton Jr., a U.S. Navy veteran, age 69, of Walkersville, Maryland, passed from this life on Sunday, December 23 at Frederick Memorial Hospital. He was born October 30th, 1949, in Annapolis, Maryland to Herman George Hamilton Sr. and Cecilia Sylvia (Baszak) Hamilton. He was the owner and operator of Hamilton Electronics. He served on the Board of Directors of Legal Aid Bureau of Maryland for the last 18 years, and as the Executive Assistant with the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) for the last 13 years. Herman’s purest joys in…

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Community 

The Great Frederick Fair Theme and Jack Pass Promotion

The theme for The Great Frederick Fair in 2019 is City Streets, Country Roads: Together, We’re Growing Places. Jack, the baby donkey, is our newest ambassador to the Fair’s stable of promotional animals. The Fair is pleased to offer the New JACK PASS; a promotion that is affordable for everyone on ANY one day of the Fair. It makes a GREAT last-minute stocking stuffer with a beautiful Print at Home ticket design. The JACK PASS! For $30, this deal includes 1 admission and 1 unlimited ride wristband on any one day. OR, purchase…

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