Obituaries 

Marian Main

Mrs. Marian Ruth Thompson Main, 93, formerly of Mt. Pleasant, passed from this life on Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at Homewood of Frederick where she had resided for the past 11 years. She was the wife of the late Charles Luther Main, whom she married April 27, 1945. Born on August 4, 1925, in Dickerson, MD, she was the daughter of Robert Bruce and Etta Clay Wagner Thompson. Mrs. Main was preceded in death by three brothers and six sisters. She was the last of her immediate family. Mrs. Main…

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Roland E. Smith

Roland E.┬áSmith, 88, of Thurmont, died on Wednesday, July 17, at his home. He was the husband to the late Barbara Jane (Graham) Smith, whom he married on June 16, 1951. Born on May 27, 1931, in LeGore, he was the son of Charles Monroe Smith and Emma Marie (Ambrose) Smith. In early years, he worked for Glade Valley Milling Company and helped out on many farms. In 1965, he went to farming on his own with just he and his wife Barbara working side by side. After farming, he…

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Joseph Downs

Joseph Patrick “Joey” Downs, 31, of Walkersville, passed away on Sunday, July 7, 2019, at his home. Born in Olney, MD on May 14, 1988, Joey was the son of John Patrick Downs and Kimberly Digges. Step son of Frank Manning. Joey graduated from Walkersville High School in 2006, he played football for Walkersville, a team which succeeded in making it to the playoffs. He enjoyed fishing, going to the beach and the Ravens. He had a great love for his dogs, Maddy, Yogi, Mickey and his cat Merlot. Also…

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Grace Flanigan

Grace E. Flanigan, age 84, of Walkersville, died Friday, July 12, 2019 at her home from natural causes. Born March 22, 1935, in Middletown, she was the daughter of the late John Carl and Mary Alice Summers Gladhill. She was the wife of Richard E.B. Flanigan who died in 2016. Grace was a member of Woodsboro Evangelical Lutheran Church where she was treasurer of the Sunday school for many years, taught Sunday School, Vacation Bible School, was on the kitchen committee and helped with the pot pie dinners. She was…

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Margaret Powers

Margaret Catharine Sayler Powers, 97, of Walkersville, died on July 3 at her niece’s residence in Thurmont. Born on September 15, 1921 in Johnsville, she was the daughter of the late Willard and Esther (Martz) Sayler. Margaret graduated from Walkersville High School, as well as being a student in Spanish at Towson University. Her fifteen year marriage to Alan C. Powers, Sr., ended in divorce. She was employed by the Frederick County Roads Board for several years before joining Peoples Drug Stores in 1944 as secretary for the District Manager.…

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