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November 8, 2005
MRS. FLORENCE LOUISE TYERYAR, 94, a resident of Virginia Mennonite Retirement Home, died Sunday afternoon, November 6, 2005 at Rockingham Memorial Hospital after a short illness. Mrs. Tyeryar had lived in Harrisonburg for thirty-two years. She was educated at Towson State University in Maryland and employed with the Baltimore County School system for nineteen years as a teacher at the Woodlawn Elementary School, where she retired in 1974. On May 20, 1937 she married Lewis Tyeryar, who preceded her in death April 1, 1988.
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By Samantha Iacia and For The Baltimore Sun | September 18, 2014
Date: July 12 Her story: Jillian Jaffa, 23, grew up in Parkton. She is a mathematics teacher at Hereford High School, from which she graduated in 2008. Her parents, Carolyn and Sam Jaffa, live in Parkton. His story: Jordan Watkins, 25, grew up in Freeland. He is a software engineer at Johnson Controls, which offers energy solutions for buildings, automobiles and organizations, in York, Pa. His parents, Janet and Bryan Watkins, live in Freeland. Their story: Despite attending the same middle and high schools for nearly four years, Jillian and Jordan didn't meet until the summer of 2005, when they were both enrolled in sports camps held at the University of Maryland, College Park.
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July 8, 2005
EDNA GRACE SHERMER DUMLER, 98, died on Wednesday, July 6, 2005, at Oak Lea Nursing Home in Harrisonburg, VA. She was born July 29, 1906 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and was the daughter of the late James Roland and Edna Virginia Robbins Shermer. Mrs. Dumler graduated from high school in Washington, D.C. and worked as an accountant at Southern Dairies earlier in her life. For many years she served as a volunteer for the Women's Auxiliary Association at both the University of Maryland and St. Agnes Hospitals in Baltimore.
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May 13, 2009
Richard Henry Beall, A graveside service will be held 1 P.M. Friday, May 15, 2009 at Cedar Hill Cemetery in Baltimore, Maryland. Services entrusted to The Kyger Funeral Home in Harrisonburg, Virginia. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.kygers.com.
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May 11, 1996
Memorial serviceAlicia Faye Showalter Reynolds,25, the missing Johns Hopkins University doctoral student whose body was found Tuesday near Culpeper, Va., will be remembered in a memorial service at 3 p.m. tomorrow at Parkview Mennonite Church, 1600 College Ave., Harrisonburg, Va.Mrs. Reynolds, who lived in Baltimore's Ridgely's Delight neighborhood, is survived by her husband of two years, Mark W. Reynolds, a University of Maryland Dental School student; her parents, Harley and Sadie Miller Showalter of Harrisonburg; a brother, Patrick R. Showalter of Nashville, Tenn.
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May 13, 2009
Richard Henry Beall, A graveside service will be held 1 P.M. Friday, May 15, 2009 at Cedar Hill Cemetery in Baltimore, Maryland. Services entrusted to The Kyger Funeral Home in Harrisonburg, Virginia. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.kygers.com.
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March 22, 2005
On March 20, 2005, DR. JOHN CHARLES DUMLER, SR., 97, at Oak Lea Nursing Home in Harrisonburg, VA. He was born April 29, 1907 in Baltimore, MD and was the son of the late John Henry and Teresa Nitsch Dumler. Dr. Dumler graduated from the University of Maryland in 1929, The University of Maryland School of Medicine in 1932, and served his internship and residency at the University of Maryland Hospital. He spent his entire professional life in private practice, except for his time served in the U.S. Navy during WWII.
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February 11, 2006
MR. GUS WILLIAM BERBES, 82, a resident of 1217 Woodcrest Circle in Harrisonburg, died February 8, 2006, at Rockingham Memorial Hospital. A son of the late William and Garfelia Tahinos Berbes, he was born on November 13, 1923, in Baltimore, MD. He made his home in Westminster, MD for 18 years prior to moving to Harrisonburg 41 years ago. He owned and operated Berbes Trailers in Bridgewater. Mr. Berbes graduated from Patterson Park High School. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II where he was a paratrooper and was a member of the Office of Strategic Services.
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May 3, 2004
On Friday April 30, 2004 PATRICIA ANN COTTON, 69, of Shenandoah, died at Avante of Harrisonburg. She was born November 23, 1934 in Baltimore, Maryland and was the daughter of the late Paul John and Mary Catherine Mc Cormick Pranke. She moved to Shenandoah five years ago, from Sarasota, Fl., and was a retired self-employed care giver. Surviving are two sons, Jim and Frank Cotton both of Stewartstown, PA., and one daughter Debbie Collins of Shenandoah, VA., one sister Kathie Squires of Randallstown, MD., five grandchildren and one great grandchild.
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March 6, 2005
HELEN RIDGELY LYON VAN NESS, 59, passed away on February 23, 2005 at the University of Virginia Hospital after a brief illness. She was a long time resident of Harrisonburg, Virginia. She graduated from Calvert School in Baltimore, Garrison Forest School in Garrison and Towson University in Towson. She was the daughter of the late Carroll Van Ness, Jr. and Helen Gill Lyon of Owings Mills. She is survived by her brother, Carroll Van Ness, III of Lutherville; her sister, Frances Lyon Van Ness of Kent Island, Maryland; her two sons, Ian Christopher Vining of Harrisonburg, Virginia, Neil Carroll Vining, M.D. of Seattle, Washington and two grandchildren.
NEWS
February 11, 2006
MR. GUS WILLIAM BERBES, 82, a resident of 1217 Woodcrest Circle in Harrisonburg, died February 8, 2006, at Rockingham Memorial Hospital. A son of the late William and Garfelia Tahinos Berbes, he was born on November 13, 1923, in Baltimore, MD. He made his home in Westminster, MD for 18 years prior to moving to Harrisonburg 41 years ago. He owned and operated Berbes Trailers in Bridgewater. Mr. Berbes graduated from Patterson Park High School. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II where he was a paratrooper and was a member of the Office of Strategic Services.
NEWS
November 8, 2005
MRS. FLORENCE LOUISE TYERYAR, 94, a resident of Virginia Mennonite Retirement Home, died Sunday afternoon, November 6, 2005 at Rockingham Memorial Hospital after a short illness. Mrs. Tyeryar had lived in Harrisonburg for thirty-two years. She was educated at Towson State University in Maryland and employed with the Baltimore County School system for nineteen years as a teacher at the Woodlawn Elementary School, where she retired in 1974. On May 20, 1937 she married Lewis Tyeryar, who preceded her in death April 1, 1988.
NEWS
July 8, 2005
EDNA GRACE SHERMER DUMLER, 98, died on Wednesday, July 6, 2005, at Oak Lea Nursing Home in Harrisonburg, VA. She was born July 29, 1906 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and was the daughter of the late James Roland and Edna Virginia Robbins Shermer. Mrs. Dumler graduated from high school in Washington, D.C. and worked as an accountant at Southern Dairies earlier in her life. For many years she served as a volunteer for the Women's Auxiliary Association at both the University of Maryland and St. Agnes Hospitals in Baltimore.
NEWS
March 28, 2005
Dr. John Charles Dumler Sr., a retired gynecologist, died of congestive heart failure March 20 at Oak Lea Nursing Home in Harrisonburg, Va. The former Ten Hills resident was 97. Born in Baltimore and raised in Irvington, he was a 1925 City College graduate and earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Maryland, College Park in 1929. He received his medical degree from the University of Maryland School of Medicine in 1932. During World War II he served in the Navy. He was chairman of the department of gynecology at what was then St. Agnes Hospital from 1957 to 1970 and had a private practice for more than 40 years in the Medical Arts Building on Wilkens Avenue.
NEWS
March 22, 2005
On March 20, 2005, DR. JOHN CHARLES DUMLER, SR., 97, at Oak Lea Nursing Home in Harrisonburg, VA. He was born April 29, 1907 in Baltimore, MD and was the son of the late John Henry and Teresa Nitsch Dumler. Dr. Dumler graduated from the University of Maryland in 1929, The University of Maryland School of Medicine in 1932, and served his internship and residency at the University of Maryland Hospital. He spent his entire professional life in private practice, except for his time served in the U.S. Navy during WWII.
NEWS
March 6, 2005
HELEN RIDGELY LYON VAN NESS, 59, passed away on February 23, 2005 at the University of Virginia Hospital after a brief illness. She was a long time resident of Harrisonburg, Virginia. She graduated from Calvert School in Baltimore, Garrison Forest School in Garrison and Towson University in Towson. She was the daughter of the late Carroll Van Ness, Jr. and Helen Gill Lyon of Owings Mills. She is survived by her brother, Carroll Van Ness, III of Lutherville; her sister, Frances Lyon Van Ness of Kent Island, Maryland; her two sons, Ian Christopher Vining of Harrisonburg, Virginia, Neil Carroll Vining, M.D. of Seattle, Washington and two grandchildren.
NEWS
November 1, 1992
Dorothea Freitag, a Broadway composer and Baltimore native, died of a stroke Thursday at University of Virginia Medical Center, Charlottesville, Va. She was 80.Services will be at 7 p.m. today at Lindsey Harrisonburg Funeral Chapel, 473 South Main St., Harrisonburg, Va.Miss Freitag was a pianist, musical director, arranger and composer for Broadway shows, including "Mame," "Fiddler on the Roof," "Golden Boy" and "West Side Story." She coached stage and television performers, including Carol Channing, Sammy Davis Jr., Angela Lansbury, Leontyne Price, Leslie Uggams, Johnny Cash, Eartha Kitt, Stevie Wonder, Carol Burnett and Liza Minnelli.
NEWS
February 2, 2005
On Monday, January 31, 2005, MARIE EVALINE TEUBNER, 84, of Monterey died at Rockingham Memorial Hospital in Harrisonburg. She was born December 7, 1920 in Baltimore, MD, and was the daughter of the late George Henry and Mary Catherine Ulrich Strott. Mrs. Teubner grew up and lived most of her life in Baltimore and moved to Monterey in 1999. She served in the U. S Navy as a W.A.V. E in WWII and also was a certified pilot. In the summers she worked as Athletic Camp Director at Camp Red Wing in NY coaching all water sports.
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