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Rev. Herbert L. D. Doggett

September 3, 2018

Herbert L. D. Doggett, 92, a retired Elder and a District Superintendent, died Sept. 3, 2018, at Homewood Frederick where he received care over the past year. A Service of Resurrection was held Sept. 16 at Middletown UMC with the Rev. Sarah...

Lillian Frazier

August 13, 2018

Lillian Frazier, 97, the widow of the late Rev. Kirklin Frazier, died Aug. 5, 2018, two days before her 98thbirthday. A funeral service was held Aug. 13 at Franklin P. Nash UMC, in Washington, D.C. The Rev. Charles Philips officiated and the Rev...

Janice Sheesley

August 10, 2018

Janice Sheesley, 81, the widow of the Rev. Dwight Sheesley, died Aug. 10, 2018, at her home in Littlestown, Pa. A service was held Aug. 16 in the chapel at Singleton & Cremation Services in Glen Burnie. Janice Kemp Sheesley was born Nov. 15...

Pastor Walter Morris "Wally" Bosman Jr.

August 8, 2018

Pastor Walter Morris "Wally" Bosman Jr., 67, a retired Local Pastor, died Aug. 2, 2018.  A Celebration of Life Service was held Aug. 8 at Deer Park UMC, which he had made his home church. The service was officiated by the Rev. John...

Rev. Yusef Ahmed

July 27, 2018

The Rev. Yusef Ahmed, 71, a retired Elder no longer a member of the conference, died July 27, 2018. A funeral service was held Aug. 4, at Sharp Street Memorial UMC in Baltimore. Yusef Joseph Ahmed, the son of the late Elizabeth “Judie" and...

LaRue Eva Manhart

July 8, 2018

LaRue Eva Manhart, 93, the wife of the late Rev. George M. Manhart, died July 8, 2018, in her home. A funeral service was held July 17, at Jacob's United Church of Christ in Weissport, Pennsylvania, with Pastor Eunice Hearn officiating. LaRue E...

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