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Thomas C. Buzby – October 4, 2015

October 4, 2015

Thomas Charles “Tom” Buzby, 77, of Westminster, husband of Pastor Mary Artz Buzby , died Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015, at home. She has served New Hope UMC in New Windsor for the past three years. Funeral services were held Oct.10, 2015, at...

Beverly “Bobbie” Walker – September 30, 2015

September 30, 2015

Beverly “Bobbie” Walker, 87, the wife of the Rev. John Walker, a retired Elder, died Sept. 30, 2015. The Revs. Adam Snell, Claire Matheny and Rick Buckingham officiated at a memorial service Oct. 12. Bobbie Pierce was born Dec. 26...

Patti Fenske - September 27, 2015

September 27, 2015

Rev. Patti Smith Fenske, 82, a retired Deacon, died Sept. 27, 2015. The Rev. Daniel Mejia officiated at a Memorial Service at St. Matthews UMC in Bowie Oct. 2. Patti Bennett was born Dec. 10, 1933, in Oklahoma to A.F. and Julia Bennett. She...

Rev. Leonard Felton – September 3, 2015

September 3, 2015

The Rev. Leonard Felton, 66, a retired Elder, died Sept. 3, 2015, after a long illness. A Home-going Celebration Service was held Sept. 10 at St. Paul UMC in Oxon Hill. Leonard Felton was born May 19, 1949, in Norfolk, Va., the son of the late...

David Cho - Aug. 28, 2015

August 28, 2015

The Rev. David Cho, retired clergy, died Aug. 28, 2015. Dong Yook (David) Cho was born in South Korea. He began First Korean UMC of Baltimore in 1977; it was chartered as a member of the Baltimore-Washington Conference in 1978. In 1990, the Rev...

Ronald Moon - July 12, 2015

July 12, 2015

Ronald Ellsworth Moon, 83, the husband of Pastor Margaret Moon and father of the Rev. John M. Wunderlich III, died July 12. His son officiated at the funeral service at Johnsville UMC July 21. Interment with military honors is in Lake View...