Obituaries 

Steven Halper

Steven Paul Halper, age 44, died January 31, 2019 after a long battle with muscular dystrophy. He grew up in Walkersville, MD graduating from Walkersville High School and Towson University, Towson, MD. He was preceded in death by his parents: Michael and Marvene Orenstein Halper; grandparents: Esther and Bill Halper and Marvin and Elise Orenstein, of blessed memory. He is survived by aunts: Linda Orenstein, Temme Orenstein Schooler and her husband, Allan Leonard Schooler and Great Aunt Alice Orenstein Kaplan; cousins: Jason Schooler, Scott and Shelley Kaplan, Randy Kaplan, Paul…

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Glade Valley Obituaries 

James Stup

James Monroe Stup, a lifelong dairy farmer, died on January 25, 2019 at Homewood at Crumland. Jim was born on January 1, 1929 at the Staley family home on Bloomfield Road. He had recently celebrated his 90th birthday with family and friends. He was the oldest child of Monroe W. and Margaret Staley Stup. He married Louise Huffer of Middletown on August 19, 1956, with whom he celebrated a 60th wedding anniversary in 2016. Jim graduated from Frederick High School in 1947. He started farming on New Design Road and…

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Obituaries 

Kenneth Hines

Kenneth Leo Hines Sr., age 78, of Woodsboro, died Friday, January 25, 2019 at Frederick Memorial Hospital after a brief illness. Born September 16, 1940 in Plane #4 (between Mt. Airy and New Market), he was the son of the late V.C. Hines Sr. and Annie Beall Hines.  In earlier years Ken worked on the farm and painted houses. He then was employed for 20+ years as a spray applicator for Eddie Mercer of Agri-Services Inc. of Frederick. Ken was a life member of Rocky Ridge Volunteer Fire Co. and…

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