Obituaries 

Kurt Hakenson

Kurt Edward “Eddie” Hakenson 49, died at his home in Walkersville, MD, on Christmas Eve, December 24, 2018, after a two year battle with a rare lung disease. Born in Worcester, MA, he was a gifted individual, a loving father, a caring husband, fabulous son, and a friend to many that crossed his path. In his spare time Kurt had a unique way of solving the “World’s Problems”, well before anyone else was aware of them. He had a great passion for fly fishing, was a music enthusiast with a…

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Obituaries 

Carmela Kaspersky

Carmela (Candy) Kaspersky of Woodsboro, MD, passed away December 23, 2018 at home. She was daughter of the late Delmo and Mildred Paschini Mazzoni, born and raised in Peckville, PA on April 15, 1933. Carmela was a much loved wife, mother, and grandmother. In addition to her husband Jack, she is survived by son, Michael Kaspersky, and companion, Ann Lundahl, Thurmont, MD; and son, David and wife Robyn Robertson Kaspersky and children, Justin, Samuel, Joseph, Jonathan, and Rebekah. She has as brother, Joseph P. Mazzoni, and wife, Yvonne, Peckville, PA;…

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Community Glade Valley 

Community Foundation Announces Grant Opportunities

The Community Foundation of Frederick County announces grant opportunities from three funds. These grants are available until the funds are expended, or until the closing application date of May 1, 2019. The minimum grant is $500.00, and funds must be used by June 1, 2019. The Compofelice Family Fund for Building Trades supports organizations seeking to help residents receive training for construction trades in the Frederick County area. Preference given to plumbing, carpentry, electrical services, masonry, and other skills associated with the building industry. Grants may pay for training, educational…

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Glade Valley Obituaries 

Ray King

Mr. Ray William King, 79, of Walkersville died Friday, December 28, 2018 at Frederick Memorial Hospital. He was the husband of the late, Norma Jean King, who predeceased him on March 28, 2010. Born April 25, 1939 in Waynesboro, PA, he was the son of the late William Earl King and Elsie Grace (Benchoff) King. Ray was a veteran of the US Navy, having served from 1958 – 1962. Following his Honorable Discharge, he worked for the A&P Supermarket in Glen Burnie until 1963. From 1964 until his retirement in…

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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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