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John Coblentz

Dec 27, 1989 - Nov 25, 2023

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Frederick, MD

Ryan Coblentz, a beloved son, father, brother and friend passed away suddenly on November 25, 2023. Ryan was born on December 27, 1989, and brought light and joy to the lives of all who knew him. His carefree nature and contagious smile would light up any room he entered. Ryan had a deep passion for farming and spent many fulfilling years working in the field. He dedicated his time to nurturing the land and watching it flourish. In addition to farming, Ryan pursued a career as a professional tru...Read More

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Benjamin Conrad Dudderar

Dec 08, 1932 - Feb 13, 2024

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Frederick, MD

Mr. Benjamin Conrad Dudderar, 91, of Urbana, died Tuesday, February 13, 2024 at Frederick Health. He was the the loving husband of Mary Jane (Wilcom) Dudderar for 67 years, until she passed away in 2022.Born December 8, 1932 in Unionville, Frederick County, he was the son of the late Mary (Danner) Dudderar.Ben graduated from Frederick High School Class of 1951. He honorably served in the US Army from 1954 to 1957. He worked at the NSA at Fort Meade for 36 years. After his retirement, Ben started his own business of doing a variety of odd jobs. He like to travel and enjoyed doing puzzles.He is survived by his son; Alan Dudderar and wife Dorothy of Florida, step-grandson; John Weller and wife Jesse, special friend; Tom Hafle, numerous nieces and nephews. A graveside service will be held at 10:00AM, on Friday, February 16, 2024 at Linganore Cemetery, 8921 Clemsonville Road, Unionville, MD.Online condolences may be shared at www.keeneybasford.com. To plant Memorial Trees in memory of Benjamin C. Dudderar, please click here to visit our Sympathy Store.

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Kenneth L. Spore

May 30, 1970 - Feb 07, 2024

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Frederick, MD

It is with heavy hearts that we share that Kenneth (Kenny) L. Spore of New Market, Maryland passed away unexpectedly on February 7, 2024 at Frederick Health Hospital after a brief illness; he was surrounded by family and friends.Ken was born on May 30, 1970 in Silver Spring, Maryland. The majority of his life he grew up in Frederick, MD, graduating from Frederick High School in 1988. Ken worked as a Physical Security Specialist at the Social Security Administration for 21 years. He served as an official for Frederick County Football for 18 years, ending his tenure there as Commissioner.Ken loved keeping his cars spotless, his years-long lawn maintenance competition with Mr. Ed, the Washington Redskins, NASCAR, his many dogs (Toby, McGrath, Katara, and Floyd), and his beloved recliner. He always loved dirt bikes and recently rediscovered his love for motorcycles often enjoying riding with his son. Ken’s competitive nature always had him racing to win anything. He was an avid runner, too stubborn for an iPhone, and made a mean cocktail.Ken is survived by his two children, Bailey Connor and Keifer Ryley, their mom and former wife Kelly Kearney Spore; his mother, Sharon Graham Spore (Calabash, NC); his sister Deborah Spore Stuck, brother-in-law, Douglas Stuck (Leesburg, VA), their children Mason and Eve; as well as many aunts, uncles, cousins, and close friends. He is also remembered by his very special friend, Nikki Moore. Ken is preceded in death by his father, James Spore.In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to the giver’s charity of choice in Ken’s name. The family will hold a celebration of life in Ken’s honor in the coming weeks. To plant Memorial Trees in memory of Kenny Spore, please click here to visit our Sympathy Store.

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Franklin Leroy Devilbiss

Dec 11, 1927 - Feb 08, 2024

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Frederick, MD

Franklin "Herbie" "Pappy" Leroy Devilbiss, 96, of Frederick, passed away on Thursday February 8, 2024 at the Frederick Health Hospital. Born in Thurmont, MD, on December 11, 1927, to the late Herbert Wesley and Ethel Virginia (nee Carbaugh) Devilbiss. He was the beloved husband to the late Doris Lorraine Devilbiss.Franklin served in the United States Army during World War II. He was a diesel engineer who maintained amphibious vehicles. Franklin would go on to work for the Ox Fibre Brush Company for 15 years. After that he would work for the Government as a federal police officer until his retirement. During his employment with the Government, he also worked in construction. Which would lead to Franklin working for his son, at Joseph Devilbiss Construction, during his retirement years.Franklin was an active and lifelong member of the Lewistown United Methodist Church. He was on the board of trustees. He was also a long term member of the Lewistown Volunteer Fire Company. He is survived by; his son Joseph Franklin Devilbiss, Sr. (Carol), his grandchildren; Joseph F. Devilbiss, Jr. (Billie Jo), Wendi Mills (Gene), Tanya Snodderly (Robert), Kayla Brannen (Tyler), Savannah Stull (Gage), and Megan Andrews (John), his siblings; Clara Moore, Shirley Curry, Gloria Mercer (Frank), son-in-law Mike Stull (Tara), and numerous great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and extended family. In addition to his parents and wife, he is predeceased by; his children, James L. Devilbiss, infant Robin Devilbiss, and Tammy Stull, his siblings; Margaret Reed, James E. Devilbiss, Hazel Devilbiss, Edna Beall, and Mary Frances Van Cleef.Family and friends can gather at the Lewistown United Methodist Church, 11032 Hessong Bridge Rd, Thurmont, MD 21788, on Monday February 12, 2024 from 9:30am until the start of the funeral service at 11am. Interment will follow at Mount Prospect Church Cemetery, Thurmont.In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in

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Gwendolyn Jordan Bausum

Dec 28, 1939 - Feb 07, 2024

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Frederick, MD

It is with great sadness that we announce that Gwendolyn Jordan Bausum went to be with her Lord on February 7, 2024, at the age of 84. She was born on December 28, 1939, in Shelby, North Carolina, to the late Dewey T Jordan and Lorene Weber Jordan. Gwen was preceded in death by her parents, her brothers Robert P Jordan and Kenneth R Jordan, her loving husbandof 52 years, Howard T Bausum, and her granddaughter Ariel Pettas.Gwen's journey began in North Carolina but took her to various places, before settling in Frederick, Maryland as a teen. She graduated from Frederick High School in 1957 and went onto earn her bachelor’s degree from Hood College in 1963. She married Howard Bausum in August of 1960 and they were happily married just over 52 years, until his death in 2013.Gwen found joy in the simple pleasures of life, relishing her role as a mother and homemaker. She enjoyed baking, gardening, bible study, and solving crossword (sudoku) puzzles. She had a quick wit and though encountering numerous challenges throughout her life, she remained resilient and steadfast in her faith, inspiring all who knew her with her unwavering strength.Gwen is survived by her three children: David H Bausum (Michelle) of Hagerstown, MD, Susan L Bausum Pettas of Georgia, and Richard J Bausum (Erika) of Kentucky. She will also be dearlymissed by her grandchildren: Jonathan Bausum, Julia Bausum, Christopher Pettas, Sarah Pettas, Anastasia Bausum, Josiah Bausum, Rachel Bausum, Rebekah Bausum, Micah Bausum, Isaiah Bausum, and Aliyah Bausum and a great-granddaughter Reagan Lee Bausum.Gwen is also survived by her sister Kathy Jordan Holcomb (Jerry), several nieces, nephews and cousins - including Laura Bausum Donaldson, who was extremely involved in Gwen’s life - andmany cherished friends.A memorial service to celebrate Gwen's life will be held on Thursday, February 15, 2024, at 11:00am at South End Baptist Church in Frederick, Maryland where she was a member formany years. To plant Memorial Trees in memory of Gwendolyn Bausum, please click here to visit our Sympathy Store.

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Mary Ann Leggieri

Sep 09, 1929 - Feb 03, 2024

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Frederick, MD

Mary Ann (Toth) Leggieri passed away peacefully on February 3rd, 2024, at Somerford Place in Frederick, MD. She was born on Sept 9, 1929, in Nicholson, PA to Albert and Anna Toth. She attended Nicholson High School where she played on the Basketball team, was Editor of the high school yearbook, and was a member of the National Honor Society and Home Economics Organization. She also served as Class Secretary, Class Treasurer and FHA President. Mary met her future husband Tony Leggieri at a hometown dance, and they were married six weeks later on Oct 18, 1947. Mary and Tony were blessed with six sons and one daughter. They were married for 68 years until Tony passed away in 2016. She sold Dutchmaid clothing for many years to help support her family. She was a member of St Paul’s Catholic Church in Damascus MD where she volunteered at the soup kitchen to support the needy. She loved the Lord and LOVED taking care of her husband and family. She was a faithful servant. She enjoyed gardening, flowers and bird watching. Her summers were spent canning fresh vegetables from her garden. Mary was the most amazing cook, preparing all meals and desserts from scratch. Affectionately known as Bum Bum to all who loved her, Mary is survived by her children Lawrence Leggieri (Susan), Thomas Leggieri (Kitty), Robert Leggieri (Kim), Nancy, Gary and Daughter in-law Sue Leggieri. She is also survived by 14 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her beloved sons Anthony Jr. and James, and by three brothers and five sisters. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St Jude’s Childrens Hospital, St Paul’s Catholic Church, Damascus, MD or ZERO Prostate Cancer 515 King Street, Suite 420, Alexandria VA 22314. Online condolences may be shared with the family on the Funeral Homes website at molesworthwilliams.com.

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Edward L. Heckert, Jr.

Dec 22, 1951 - Feb 03, 2024

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Frederick, MD

Mr. Edward L. Heckert, Jr., of Frederick, died Saturday, February 3, 2024 at Frederick Health and Rehabilitation Center.Born December 22, 1951 in Alexandria, VA, he was the son of the late Edward Sr. and Mary (Eicholtz) Heckert.Edward loved to travel and be on the road. He had a great appreciation of films and art music. He enjoyed libraries, where he could spend time reading and learning about all sorts of topics. He was a former employee of Mercer, later Clouse Trucking.Edward is survived by his sisters; Leslie Atanasoff and husband Roland and Elena Spitzer and husband Clark, brother; Greg Heckert, nephews; William Crooks and Aaron Spitzer and niece; Jessica Heckert.In addition to his parents; Edward was preceded in death by his sister; Sharon Skates.A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00Am, on Saturday, February 10, 2024 at St. John's Catholic Church, 118 E. 2nd Street, Frederick, MD 21701. Interment will follow at Mt. Olivet Cemetery.In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Frederick Rescue Mission, 419 W. South Street, Frederick, MD 21701. To plant Memorial Trees in memory of Edward L. Heckert, Jr., please click here to visit our Sympathy Store.

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Mr. Thomas J. Houser

Nov 30, 1951 - Jan 04, 2024

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Frederick, MD

"Mr. Thomas J. Houser, 72, of Frederick, Maryland, went to be with the Lord, peacefully, after a brief illness, on Friday, January 4, 2024, at Frederick Health Hospital, with his daughter by his side. Born on November 30, 1951, in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, he was the son of the late George R. Houser, who died November 3, 1994, and the late Keitha E. Houser, who died August 8, 1999. He married his life partner, the late Heidi M. Houser, on March 16, 1974, with whom he will be celebrating their 50th Wedding Anniversary, in heaven. He was a 1970 graduate of Chambersburg Area Senior High School. Tom enlisted in the United States Marine Corp, July 2, 1970 and was discharged July 5, 1975. He then enlisted in the United States Army, August 29, 1976, where he served as a medical specialist, and was discharged December 31, 1991. Throughout his military tenure, he was awarded with a National Defense Service Medal, Marine Good Conduct Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Meritorious Unit Citation, Non-Commissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon, Army Achievement Medal, Overseas Service Ribbon, Vietnam Service Medal, Army Good Conduct Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Vietnam Counteroffensive Phase VII/Consolidation I/Consolidation II, Overseas Service Bar, M16 Rifle Qualification Badge, Vietnam Service Medal, and Merit Mast. After retiring from the military, he pursued a career as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), working in multiple nursing homes in Frederick, and surrounding areas, until his retirement, from Transitions Healthcare, in Sykesville, MD, in the of Spring 2018. He enjoyed spending time with his family, hunting, fishing, gambling, visiting family at campgrounds, during special events, such as the holidays, family reunions, get-togethers, birthday parties, and so much more. Important times, were those that he spent with Heidi, including dates to the movies, annual trips to Las Vegas, the trip to Hoover Dam and traveling into California and Arizona, trips to the beach was a must, traveling the States and the world, concerts and shows. Last, but not least, the highlight of his life was his daughter and his granddaughter. He enjoyed the time he was able to spend with them whether it be at the holidays, birthdays, or just because. In August 2023, he shared a special trip with his daughter by visiting the National Museum of the United States Army, in Fort Belvoir, VA. His granddaughter, Brooke, he walked the earth for. He enjoyed the shopping trips to the mall, the times at Chuck E. Cheese, going to the movies, carnivals, to lunch or dinner, going to the beach, the pumpkin patch, cheering her on at her soccer games, attending the band concerts, Girl Scout events, her high school graduation, and all the other events that Brooke wanted him to be there for. Another special moment is when he had the opportunity to walk with her to celebrate South Hagerstown High School\u0027s Rebels Girls Varsity Soccer Team\u0027s Senior Night, during her senior year of high school. He also enjoyed the NFL game days when the Eagles played the Giants. He was an avid Eagles fan, and his son-in-law is an avid Giants fans, so those moments were always very special, especially the Christmas Day 2023 game. He is survived by one daughter, Alina M. Marshall, and husband, Jerry, of Hagerstown, MD, and one very special granddaughter, Brooke M. Marshall, of Chambersburg, PA. He is also survived by two brothers, George W. Houser, and Mark A. Houser, Sr., and wife Connie, of Fayetteville, PA; four sisters, Victoria Statler, and husband Alan Sr., of Chambersburg, PA, Yvonne E. Dansberger, and husband Benjamin, of Lusby, MD, Christine A. Danzberger, and husband Robert, of Chambersburg, PA, and Jacqueline S. Norcross, of Chambersburg, PA, numerous nieces and nephews, of multiple generations. He is also survived by several special neighbors and friends, especially those at Transitions Healthcare. Funeral arrangements are being coordinated by Sellers Funeral Home, 297 Philadelphia Ave, Chambersburg, PA. Services will be held at Sellers Funeral Home: Visitation will be held on Thursday, January 11, 2024, from 6 pm to 8 pm, and the burial service will be held on Friday, January 12, 2024, at 10 am, interment will be at Parklawns Memorial Gardens and Mausoleum. Officiants will be Rev. Steve Livermore and Rev. Dr. Dianne Salter of First United Methodist Church - Chambersburg. Special thanks to all the doctors, nurses, and support staff that cared for Tom, from the beginning to the end, at Frederick Health Hospital, and Hospice of Frederick Health. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made, in his memory, to the American Cancer Society. Online condolences may be expressed at www.sellersfuneralhome.com."

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Janice Marie Carbaugh

Mar 08, 1972 - Jan 31, 2024

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Frederick, MD

"Janice Marie Carbaugh, 51 was called home on the wings of angels unexpectedly on Wednesday January 31, 2024. She was born on March 8, 1972 in Thurmont MD. Janice was a graduate of Catoctin high school class of 1991. She was the daughter of the late Bertha Mae Carbaugh. Janice loved animals and farming when she lived on the farm in Thurmont. She also loved spending time with her grandson playing video games. One of her biggest accomplishments in life was going above and beyond to help the many clients that came thru the hotel where she worked for almost 7 years. She is preceded in death by grandmother, Margie Stambaugh and grandfather, Jesse Pete Wiles. Janice survived by her daughter, Maria Armann (Bradley Shafer); grandson, Jesse Armann; sister, Cindy Fellers (C harles). She will be deeply missed by lots of family and very special friends, Bobby Armann, Polly Crum, Billy Shafer and family, Pamela (Mike) Small and family, Melissa Ferguson, Angie Hankey, Robin Slick and her work family at Holiday Inn Express \u0026amp; Suites in Gettysburg PA."

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Joan P. Portner

Jul 09, 1937 - Jan 30, 2024

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Frederick, MD

"Joan P. Portner passed away on January 30, 2024, in Frederick, MD. She was born on July 9, 1937, in Frederick, MD to Leroy and Jessie Stitley. The visitation will be held from 10:00 AM until 11:00 AM on Thursday, February 8, 2024, at Resthaven Funeral Home in Frederick with the funeral service starting at 11:00 AM. The graveside service will be held at Resthaven Memorial Gardens immediately follow the funeral service."

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Richard Jeannotte

Sep 09, 1933 - Jan 28, 2024

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Frederick, MD

"Richard Jeannotte of Frederick, Maryland passed away peacefully on January 28, 2024. He was 90 years old. Richard is survived by his three children, six grandchildren, and three great grandchildren. His wife of 66 years, Diane predeceased him. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather. He was fiercely loyal and supportive of his family. Richard was an Army veteran and was stationed in Alaska in the late 1950\u0027s. He was honorably discharged in 1960. He spent his career in the computer industry and worked on some of the early computer systems through the transition of the systems during Y2K. He loved baseball and tennis. Richard will be laid to rest at Resthaven Memorial Gardens with his wife Diane."

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