Obituaries 

Thomas Brady

Thomas Patrick Brady, age 68, of Walkersville, died unexpectedly Tuesday, February 27, 2018 in his home. Born September 27, 1949 in Cheverly, he was the son of the late Charles and Eileen Brady. He was the devoted husband of Mary “Mimi” Brady,, his wife of 44 years. Tom was a gifted and caring math and science teacher, for 5th and 6th graders, at Stedwick Elementary School in the Montgomery County School system. For 34 1/2 years, Mr. “B” dedicated his career to making learning fun! He was a member of…

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Obituaries 

Franklin Williams, Sr.

Franklin Monroe Williams Sr., 83, of Woodsboro, Maryland, passed away on Thursday, February 22, 2018 at Frederick Memorial Hospital under the care of Hospice. He was the husband of Judy Haines Williams for 37 years. Born on February 14, 1935, in Etchison, Maryland, he was the son of the late William Leroy and Mary Ellen (Browning) Williams. Frankie was the youngest of four boys and grew up in Browningsville. At one time, he owned and operated 4 service stations before going in to farming full time. Frankie was the largest…

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Obituaries 

Charlotte E. “MeMaw” Beard

Mrs. Charlotte E. “MeMaw” Beard, 93, of Walkersville died Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at Frederick Memorial Hospital surrounded by her family. She was the wife of the late Paul R. Beard who predeceased her on June 20, 2004. Born January 30, 1925 in Frederick, she was the daughter of the late Monroe and Laura (Young) West. She retired from Micro Biological Associates in Walkersville. Mrs. Beard was a member of Chapel Lutheran Church, where she was a Sunday school teacher and sang in the church choir. She participated in Johnsville…

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Glade Valley Obituaries 

James F. Alexander

James F. Alexander, 88 of Walkersville, passed away peacefully after a stroke and a long battle with Alzheimer’s on Saturday, January 6, 2018 at Genesis/Glade Valley Nursing & Rehab Center. He was the husband of Doris O. (Whitmore) Alexander for 62 years. Fred was born on October 7, 1929 in Middletown, the son of Guy F. Alexander, Sr. and Orpha M. (Shoemaker) Alexander. He formerly worked for C.F. Main and Sons Ice Cream, Chestnut Farms Dairy, Ebert’s Ice Cream Company, and B & C Utility Supply, Inc., from which he…

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James F. Grove

Mr. James F. “Jim” Grove, Sr., 78, of Walkersville, Maryland passed away on Friday, November 24, 2017 at the Frederick Memorial Hospital. His beloved wife, June L. Grove, died July 20, 2014. They were married 48 years. Born on May 31, 1939, in Frederick, MD, he was the son of the late Chester L. and Emma (Miller) Grove. Jim was a member of Christ Reformed United Church of Christ in Middletown. Jim and his late wife, owned and worked in the family businesses at Grove’s TV Sales and Service and…

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