Obituaries 

Katharine Elizabeth Myers Stauffer

Katharine Elizabeth Myers Stauffer, 98 of Walkersville, Maryland passed away March 21, 2019. She was the wife of the late William Z. Stauffer. They were married October 17, 1942. Born June 21, 1920 to George Ferdinand Myers and Mary Cramer Myers. Katharine was a graduate of Walkersville High School and the The Visitation Academy of Frederick, and a student of voice at Hood College for several years. She sang for many weddings, churches, and social events of service clubs. Before her retirement July 1, 1985, she was employed by the…

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Obituaries 

William Delawter

William Francis Delawter (“Mr. Bill”), age 81, went to be with the Lord on Monday, March 18, 2019 under Hospice Care at Frederick Memorial Hospital.  As a lifelong resident of Mt. Pleasant, Mr. Bill built his legacy on serving others, the community and our country. He served four years in the United States Navy (’55-’59) as a machinist mate where he maintained and repaired the ships mechanisms and equipment. He was the owner of The Avalon Restaurant for 50 years where he tirelessly invested himself in more ways than delivering “Seafood at…

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Community Government 

Frederick County Fire & Rescue Museum Opens April 6

The Frederick County Fire & Rescue Museum, located at 300B South Seton Avenue, Emmitsburg, Md., will open for the 2019 season on Saturday, April 6, at 10 a.m. The museum features artifacts from every fire and rescue company in Frederick County, as well as displays highlighting the Maryland State Firemen’s Association and the Frederick County Volunteer Fire & Rescue Association. Featured items include the 1939 Ahrens-Fox pumper owned by the United Steam Fire Engine Co. No 3, the 1946 Ford pumper that formerly served the Vigilant Hose Co. and now…

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Obituaries 

Dorothy N. Haines

Dorothy N. Haines, age 84, of Walkersville, died Friday, March 15, 2019 at Frederick Memorial Hospital. Born August 9, 1934 in Middleburg, MD, she was the daughter of the late Norval Thomas Johnson and Lillian Laura Clabaugh Johnson. She was the wife of John B. Haines who died in 1974. Dorothy retired from H.L. Hartz of Frederick. She was a lifetime member of the auxiliary of the Glen W. Eyler American Legion Post of Woodsboro and enjoyed cooking, baking and spending time with her family. Surviving are children, John Dennis…

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Dolly Dingle

Doris ‘Dolly’ Virginia Dingle, 87, of Orrtanna, Pennsylvania, passed from this life on Wednesday, March 13, at Paramount Senior Living at Chambersburg Road in Fayetteville, PA. She was the wife of the late Lester Roy Dingle. Born on January 5, 1932, in Woodsboro, MD, she was the daughter of Joseph William Haugh and Dorothy Jane (Dewees) Haugh. Mrs. Dingle attended Thurmont High School. Dolly was an expert seamstress at Claire Frock Co. in Thurmont for many years, before taking a job as a Medical Records Clerk for Citizen’s Nursing Home…

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