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Virginia Dick

Aug 09, 1958 - Dec 08, 2023

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Frostburg, MD

Frostburg, MD- Virginia "Ginny" (Stevenson) Dick, 65, of Frostburg, MD passed away on Wednesday, December 6, 2023 at UPMC-Western Maryland with her family by her side. Born August 9, 1958, in Frostburg, MD, Ms. Dick was the daughter of Wilma "Wink" (Thomas) Stevenson, Midland, MD and the late Robert Stevenson. She was also preceded in death by her son: Shawn Dick. Besides her mother, Ginny is survived by her sons: Steven Beeman (Kim Carey-Crane); and Bobby Dick (Crystal Deter); her daughter-in-l...Read More

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Glenn Nile Sperry, Jr.

Jan 07, 1952 - Feb 05, 2024

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Frostburg, MD

Frostburg, MD-Glenn Nile Sperry, Jr., 72, of Frostburg, peacefully passed away at his residence on Monday, February 5, 2024, surrounded by his cherished wife, sister, son, and daughter-in-law.Born in Frostburg on January 7, 1952, he was the beloved son of the late Glenn and Paulene (Condron) Sperry.Glenn graduated from Beall High School, Class of 1970. He dedicated 33 years of service to the City of Frostburg following high school.A lifelong musician, Glenn played drums in various bands from the age of 15, starting with the Blue F.O.’s and most recently contributing to the Good Intentions. He found joy in hunting, fishing, tennis, soccer, and family vacations. Beyond his many talents, he was a member of Mountain Lodge #99, A.F. & A.M., and 32nd. Degree, Cumberland Scottish Rite Bodies.Glenn is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Sandra (Wilson) Sperry, with whom he celebrated a renewal of vows on September 2, 2023. He is also survived by his children, Glenn Nile Sperry, III and wife Dena, and Cory Lee Sperry and wife Bobbie Jo; grandchildren, Chandler, Sadee, Elana, Rachael, William, Chloe, Will, Devan and wife Yuri, and Darien; great grandchildren, Breilla, Colter, Silas, and Trea; sister, Cheryl Robertson and husband Ron, and twin sister Glenda Crowe. Additionally, Glenn leaves behind several nieces and nephews.The family expresses their gratitude to Dr. Riley; nurses Corrine, Barrie, Christie, Kris, and Karen, and all who provided care and comfort to Glenn over the years.In celebration of Glenn’s remarkable life, his family will receive friends at the Upchurch Funeral Home, P.A., Cumberland, on Saturday from 5-7 PM. The funeral service will follow at 7 PM, with Dan Nightingale, officiating.In accordance with his wishes, Glenn will be cremated following the service.Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 6704, Hagerstown, MD 21741.

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George Michael Bishields Jr.

Dec 15, 1938 - Jan 26, 2024

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Frostburg, MD

George Michael Bishields Jr., 85, of Frostburg, passed away on Friday, January 26, 2024 at Western Maryland Regional Medical Center. Born December 15, 1938, he was the son of the late George and Ruth (Carder) Bishields, Sr. In addition to his parents, he is preceded by his wife of 44 years, Sandra Jean, who passed three months prior. Mr. Bishields was a graduate of Mt. Savage High School, Shepherd University, and received his Master’s degree at WVU. He was a teacher in Allegany County School System; coached at Mt. Savage in soccer, basketball, and baseball for many years. Surviving are his sister, Donna Turner and husband Robert, brother, Joseph Bishield; children, Craig Lohnas and wife Stacey of Berlin, MD, Mary Jane Fischer and husband Scott of Warner Robins, GA, and John Lohnas and wife Laurie of Frostburg, MD. Grandchildren; Christy Purnell, Cobin Lohnas, Colton Lohnas, Byron Beauchamp, Mckenzie Peterson, Brooke Beauchamp, Amber Fischer, Jade Bradshaw, Garrett Fischer, Canyon Lohnas, and Tanner Lohnas; Great Grandchildren, Carter Lohnas, Brody Purnell, and Paisley Beauchamps. George was cremated in accordance with his wishes. Services will be private.

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Scott Adam Keister

Jul 22, 1964 - Jan 24, 2024

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Frostburg, MD

Scott Adam Keister, 59, of Frostburg passed away on Wednesday, January 24, 2024, at his home surrounded by family.Born on July 22, 1964, he is the son of the late Helen Eisler and Robert Keister. He is preceded in death by his in-laws, Jim and Nancy Moreland and his brother-in-law, Robert Booth.Scott was a 1982 graduate of Oldtown High School. He retired from FCC Hazleton Bureau of Prisons and previously worked at FCI Cumberland. He began his career at R.H. Lapp. Scott was a member of the Cumberland Outdoor Club. He had a passion for playing sports, hunting, fishing, camping and enjoying a cold beer with his "camping buddies". Scott was a dedicated husband and father; his family was everything to him.He is survived by his loving wife Kimila Keister; three sons, Kollin Keister and fiancé Katie Llewellyn, Mason Keister and significant other Abby Natolly, Hunter Keister and fiancé Emma Horner; siblings, Pam Campell and husband Tim, Penny Lavin and husband Harold, Greg Keister, Paula Booth; numerous aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews, special friends Jim Snider, Bryan (Regis) Appel, Charlie Keister and Kevin McKenzie. He also leaves behind his beloved dog Willie.Scott was cremated in accordance with his wishes.Family and friends will be received at Durst Funeral Home, 57 Frost Avenue, Frostburg, MD on Sunday, January 28, 2024, from 12:00 to 1:00. A memorial service will follow at 1:00 with Pastor Rob Culler officiating.

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Joann Grace Porter

Apr 21, 1932 - Jan 23, 2024

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Frostburg, MD

Joann Grace Porter, 91 of Frostburg, MD, formerly of Rising Sun, MD, passed away Tuesday, January 23, 2024. She was born in Penns Grove, NJ, on April 21, 1932. Joann was blessed with the heart of a homemaker through and through. Her hobbies included crocheting and gardening. She loved crocheting blankets for her family and friends, and could keep any plant in the world alive. She had the greenest of thumbs. Joann was a member of the Jehovah Witness faith since 1963. She was a devoted servant in her faith. She is preceded in death by her husband: Nathan W. Porter of Port Deposit; her parents: Joseph and Louise Kille of Chesapeake City; a brother: Frederick Kille of Cherry Hill; her daughter: Grace Huss; and a grandson: Timothy White. Joann is survived through her brother: Wayne Kille of Raphine; sister: Cleo Foose of Middletown. She is also survived through her kids: William Porter, Patricia Payne and Johnathan Porter; 5 grandchildren; 18 great grandchildren; and one great-great grandson. Funeral service will be held Monday, January 29, 2024 at 11:00 am at Crouch Funeral Home, P.A., 127 South Main Street, North East, MD, with visitation beginning at 10:00 am. Interment will follow services in Hopewell Cemetery, Port Deposit, MD, To to the family or in memory of Joann Grace (Kille) Porter, please

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Deanna Faye Pollock

Feb 20, 1942 - Jan 17, 2024

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Frostburg, MD

Deanna Faye Pollock, 81, went to be with her Lord and Saviour, Wednesday, January 17, 2024. Born in Keyser, WV on February 20, 1942 to the late Adeline and Monroe Rhodes. She was preceded in death by her only loving son, Melvin "Sonny" Rhode, sister and brother in law, Shirley and Rick Rice; brothers, Harry Barrick and Richard Barrick and wife Janeen. Deanna wed Ralph "Ernie" Pollock in July 1966 and has since resided together in Mt. Savage, MD.She was a homemaker who had a love for her family, pets and music. In her younger year she could be found singing in the choir and praise team of the Mt. Savage United Methodist Church. Deanna and Ralph were the founding members of "The Seekers' a christian/bluegrass musical group that traveled every week to the local nursing homes to share their love of music and visit with the residents.Many would say she lost her battle with cancer but her loving devotion to Ralph, her home and her beloved cat "Baby" kept her running her home until her final two months showing us all that true faith, devotion and resilience can overcome any battle.Deanna leaves behind many nieces, nephews and cousins along with a few "adopted kids" that she claimed as her own - James and Melissa Farrell of Frostburg, Deb and Donnie Miller II of Mt. Savage and Lou, Rebecca and Stephanie Nigh of Mt. Savage, Tracey Smith of Mt. Savage and Sherry and Eric Riggs of Mt. Savage. A special friend and neighbor Kathy and Leo Mills.The family would like to extend their gratitude to the UPMC Hospice Home Care and The Assisted Living staff at Sterling Care in Frostburg for the love and care provided these last few months.Visitation will be held Monday, January 22, 2024 from 10 to 12 at Durst Funeral Home, 57 Frost Avenue, Frostburg, MD. A funeral service will be held at 12 (noon) with Rev. Burchell officiating.

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Tamara Jane Kinney

Jun 18, 1965 - Dec 24, 2023

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Frostburg, MD

Tamara "Tammy" Jane Kinney, 58, of Frostburg passed away living her best life on December 24,2023. Born on June 18, 1965, to the late Margaret Ethel and Roy Allen Kinney. Tamara was born in Arlington, Va and lived in District Heights, MD. She graduated from Suitland High School and had some college experience at Prince George Community College. She later moved to Frostburg where she raised her 5 children. Tamara went blind after her last child, but despite being disabled she never let that stop her. Tammy later bought a house, fixed it up and called it home. Aside from being an avid coffee drinker, she loved her flowers and the smells they brought in the spring after having bloomed. Tammy had many friends and people she was close to, but recently has been in contact with a close childhood friend, Terry Riddle. Being in touch with this woman brought Tammy a joy and happiness for life that she needed in the form of a friend, she was excited and happy, and we all knew how much this person meant to her. She was an amazing mother, teaching her children so many things but she was made for the job of Nanny. Her grandkids loved her very much, from helping her around the house to playing games and crafts and bringing her wildflowers and there's nothing like a big hug from nanny. Tragically, Tamara died in a house fire on Christmas Eve. She was a wonderful, kindhearted, caring, loving and beautiful woman who will never be forgotten. Tamara is preceded in death by her parents, her eldest daughter, Anna Marie and a great granddaughter, Sophia Elizabeth. Surviving are her 4 children; Jessica Scarlett (Nash), Brandy Twigg (Brandon), Travis Tippett (Shalona) and Cheyenn Tippett (Dajaun). 12 Grandchildren; Shawn Kinney (Sammi), Ceira Kinney, Damion and Hailey Bonnell, Airiana S. Harding, Colton, Gabriell and Addelyn Scarlett, Talayla Sey and Tahleah Tippett, Bentley and Bennet Twigg. 2 Great grandchildren; Athena Grace and Jaxxon Thomas. 3 siblings; Dwayne Kinney (Brenda), LeeAnn Bonnell (Tony), Cassandra Smith. There are also many other nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and family that she will be very missed by. Family and friends will be received at Durst Funeral Home, 57 Frost Avenue, Frostburg, MD on Friday, January 12, 2024, from 11 am to 12 Noon. A few words from family and friends starting at 12:00. Flowers and/or donations can be made to Durst Funeral Home to offset the funeral cost.

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Barbara Ann Newton

Oct 17, 1935 - Jan 01, 2024

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Frostburg, MD

Barbara Ann (Smith) Newton, born October 17, 1935, passed on January 1, 2024 at Peace Healthcare Nursing Home Frostburg, MD.She was proceeded in death by her parents Leo Smith and Minnie (Allen) Smith; her son: Danny Newton; and her brothers and sister.Barbara is survived by her daughter Kathy Bishop and husband Poncho, Mt Savage, her grandchildren: Angel Africa and husband Sam, Tiffany Shew, and Daniel Newton, who called her MawMaw Newt; her great-grandchildren: Brooke Mitchell and husband Craig, Emily Mallow and husband Devon, Karlee Saweikis and husband, AJ, Hunter Africa and wife, Sierra, Chase Africa, Santana, Titan, and Jameson Newton, and Alivia Shew; her great-great grandchildren: Luca, Leena and Harlow Mitchell, Brantley Coker, Addy, Kinley, Hadley, and Sawyer Mallow, Alivia and Isabelle Saweikis, and Paizley Africa; who all knew her as Great Newt-Newt.Barbara had a love for her fur babies throughout the years, and was often seen on her daughter’s back porch holding them, while smoking, her other favorite pastime. She also enjoyed attending Harley Bike Shows and hanging out and talking with all the bikers with her daughter and son-in-law.Friends will be received at the Adams Family Funeral Home, P.A., 404 Decatur Street, Cumberland, MD, (www.AdamsFamilyFuneralHome.com) on Saturday, January 6, 2024, from 10:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.The family would like to extend a special thanks to the staff at Peace Healthcare Frostburg for all the care and compassion given to Barbara during her time there.

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Isabelle E. Thomas

Jul 26, 1931 - Dec 23, 2023

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Frostburg, MD

Isabelle "Izzy" E. Thomas, 92, of Frostburg, passed away on Saturday, December 23, 2023, at Sterling Care at Frostburg Village. Born July 26, 1931, she was the daughter of the late Thomas Frost and Nancy (Wright) Turner. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband John O. "Dodie" Thomas. She was also preceded in death by her sister, Mary Eliza Turner; brother, Thomas J. Turner; and nephew, Thomas Scott Turner. Isabelle was a lifelong member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Frostburg. She was a graduate of Beall High School and worked as a Banker in Cumberland for many years. Izzy was full of life and could always be counted on for a reminder to "keep smiling and keep moving". She is survived by a brother, John S. Turner and wife Carol, Frostburg; nephews J. Mark Turner and wife Cindy, Wooster, OH, and Jeffrey J. Turner and wife Gloria, Ellerslie; niece Debra G. Kraftchak and husband Tim, Woodbridge, VA; and many friends. Friends and family will be received at Durst Funeral Home on Friday, December 29th, from 11-1PM with funeral services immediately following with Rev. Mark Molter Officiating. Interment will be in Frostburg Memorial Park. In Lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations, in Isabelle's name, be made to St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 34 W. Main Street, Frostburg, MD 21532.

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Margaret Emilie Lindner

Jan 27, 1941 - Dec 22, 2023

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Frostburg, MD

Margaret "Emilie" Lindner, 82, of Frostburg went to be with the Lord on Friday, December 22, 2023. Born on January 27, 1941 to her beloved parents Clayton Charles Robison and Elizabeth Hoye Robison. In addition to her parents she is also preceded in death by her husband, Thomas G. Lindner, son, Scott Thomas Lindner, brothers Bernard Robison, Clayton Robison and sisters Mary Robison, Dolores Robison, and Rose Marie Winebrenner. Emilie was a member of St. Patrick's Church. She graduated from Fort Hill High School and worked at the S. Schwab Company as a seamstress. However, Emilie's true calling and greatest blessing was as a homemaker, proud wife and loving mother/grandmother. Surviving are her son, Gary Lindner and wife Abby; daughter Tina Rosa and husband Anthony; grandchildren Ethan Lindner, Gracie Lindner, Emma Lindner, Addison Rosa and Caleb Rosa; siblings Bonnie Gaughan, husband Richard, and Joe Robison as well as several nieces and nephews. Family and friends will be received at Durst Funeral Home, 57 Frost Avenue, Frostburg, MD on Thursday, December 28, 2023 from 12 noon to 1 pm. A funeral service will follow at 1:00 pm with Fr. Scott Kady officiating. Interment will be at Sunset Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: The activity fund at The Egle House Memory Care Assisted Living Facility.

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Ronald Edward Leaf

Mar 15, 1938 - Dec 21, 2023

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Frostburg, MD

Ronald Edward Leaf, 85, passed away at this home on Thursday, December 21, 2023. Born on March 15, 1938 to the late Estella M. (Ross) and Edward C. Leaf. Ron was a graduate of University of Pittsburg with a Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy. He was once the owner of LaVale Pharmacy and a +50-year Mason of Potomac Lodge No. 100 AF&AM. He loved hunting but his true passion was music. He sang barbershop for the last 40 years and was a "professional" part of the Shanty Irish Band with the best bunch of guys around. Surviving are his wife of 35 years, Karen Leaf; sons, Jeffrey R. Leaf and wife Sue, Brian R. Leaf and wife Meg; step-daughters, Jessica A. Skidmore, Tara L. Ritter and husband Aaron; grandchildren, Julia Elkins and husband Jesse, Alex Metts, Wyatt Leaf, Garrett Leaf; great grandchildren, Meadow Elkins, Mazie Elkins and one coming in June 2024; sister, Vivian Benshoff. Family and friends will be received at Durst Funeral Home, 57 Frost Avenue, Frostburg, MD on Wednesday, December 27, 2023 from 1:00-4:00. Masonic service will be conducted at 3:30. Memorial service will follow at 4:00 with Pastor David Sandvick officiating. In lieu of the flowers donations can be made to Wounded Worriers Project or Shriners Hospital for Children. Words of comfort may be sent to the family following the obituary at www.durstfuneralhome.com.

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