Glade Valley Obituaries 

Joseph Elwood Hummer

Joseph Elwood Hummer, age 100, passed away at his home, 7 N. Jefferson St., Frederick, MD on November 13, 2019 in the presence of his beloved wife, Bernadine Hummer and his family. He was the son of Raymond M Hummer and Edith M (Crum) Hummer. He was preceded in death by a brother, Raymond M Hummer, Jr and a sister, Nellie H Snell. He is survived by two sons, Douglas E Hummer (Jo Bennett) Arlington, VA, and Robert D Hummer (daughter-in-law Joy Hummer) Middletown, MD; granddaughter, Jan E Hummer; and…

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Ann Fogle

Ann Elizabeth Fogle, age 80, of Woodsboro, died Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at Glade Valley Center, Walkersville. Born May 29, 1939 in Frederick, she was the daughter of the late John F.┬áSmith┬áSr. and Pauline Elizabeth Burkett Smith. She was the wife of John W. Fogle Sr., her husband of 65 years. She was formerly employed at and retired from the Cozy Restaurant, Thurmont. She then worked at Sheetz in Walkersville. In earlier years she enjoyed traveling to Tennessee to visit family. She enjoyed listening to Elvis and Alan Jackson music.…

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Betty Brashears

Betty Mae Brashears, age 86, of Mt. Pleasant, died Tuesday, November 5, 2019 at Frederick Memorial Hospital. Born July 4, 1933 in Frederick County, she was the daughter of the late Harvey and Virginia Rippeon Fogle. She was the wife of the late Bernard T. Brashears Sr., who predeceased her in 2013. Mrs. Brashears was formerly employed with Frederick Tailoring (later becoming Sagners) for 25 years, then with the Frederick County School Board working in the cafeteria in the Walkersville schools for 23 years. She was a member of Mount…

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Helen JoAnn Nichols Kerns

Helen J Kerns of Frederick, formerly of Walkersville, passed away at the age of 84 on November 4, 2019. Born on February 26, 1935 in Hagerstown MD to the late Pazzi and Mary Nichols, she was the wife of the late Edward Kerns who passed away in January 2019. She is survived by her children David Kerns (Debbie) of Kearneysville WV, Kathleen Bein (Hank) of Abington PA, and Brian Kerns (Cindy) of Jefferson. She is also survived by grandchildren Megan Kerns, Nick Bein, Sarah (Jeff) Butts and Karry (Bud) Herndon;…

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Richard Eugene “Dick” Cook

Richard Eugene “Dick” Cook, age 79, of Middletown, MD passed away Wednesday, October 30, 2019 after a long illness. Dick was born and raised in Woodsboro, MD, a graduate of Walkersville High School in 1958 and a proud Navy veteran serving aboard the USS Willard Keith. After discharge from the Navy, Dick joined the MD State Police and had many stories to tell from his time at the LaVale, Waldorf and Frederick barracks. However, most will remember Dick best from his time as a business owner of The Valley Inn,…

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