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January 9, 2006
On Thursday, January 5, 2006, ROSE LURAY (nee Lebowitz); beloved wife of the late Neil Luray; beloved mother of H. Allen Luray of Bellevue, ID, Judy Allen of Morristown, NJ., Shelley Schneider of Plant City, FL., devoted mother-in-law of Sandy Luray and Leslie Luray; devoted sister of Abbey Charney of Baltimore, MD., and the late Oscar and Jack Lebowitz. Loving grandmother of Steven and Lisa Luray, Elyse and Kenny Marx, Lara and Matthew Brett, Mason and Ilanit Allen. Loving great-grandmother of Allyson and Adam Luray, Matthew and Zach Marx, Isabel and Ben Brett.
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August 8, 2010
Discovery Day Celebration at Luray Caverns in Virginia What: This event marks the 132nd anniversary of the discovery of the Luray Caverns with a day of special events, including the official opening of the Luray Valley Museum. The highlight of the day is typically the Grand Illuminiation, a tradition dating back to 1870s in which guides, dressed in costumes of a bygone era, tell of the caverns' storied past as visitors wander through special chambers brilliantly lit by thousands of candles.
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NEWS
April 14, 2004
On April 12, 2004, SHIRLEY LURAY (nee Larrimore); beloved wife of the late Francis X. Robinson; devoted mother of John and Scott Robinson; dear mother-in-law of Denise and Patti Robinson; loving sister of Bud and Ben Larrimore and the late Lucille Phipps-Mc Nair, and sister-in-law of Rita and Margaret Larrimore. She is also survived by nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. A funeral service will be held at 10 A.M., Friday at the Haight Funeral Home & Chapel (6416 Sykesville Rd)
NEWS
January 9, 2006
On Thursday, January 5, 2006, ROSE LURAY (nee Lebowitz); beloved wife of the late Neil Luray; beloved mother of H. Allen Luray of Bellevue, ID, Judy Allen of Morristown, NJ., Shelley Schneider of Plant City, FL., devoted mother-in-law of Sandy Luray and Leslie Luray; devoted sister of Abbey Charney of Baltimore, MD., and the late Oscar and Jack Lebowitz. Loving grandmother of Steven and Lisa Luray, Elyse and Kenny Marx, Lara and Matthew Brett, Mason and Ilanit Allen. Loving great-grandmother of Allyson and Adam Luray, Matthew and Zach Marx, Isabel and Ben Brett.
NEWS
October 7, 2004
On October 2, 2004 EDITH GERTRUDE VIANDS ESTEP, age 96, she is survived by son Carson Gene "Boog" Dofflemyer of Luray, VA, daughters Faye Beavan of Ellicott City, MD and Barbara E. Preissler of Pasadena, MD. She was preceded in death by husbands Harold Dofflemyer and George Henry Estep. She is also survived by eight grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Service will be held at The Bradley Funeral Home, Inc. on Friday, October 8, 2004 at 2:00 p.m. Burial will be at BEAHM'S CHAPEL CEMETERY in Luray, VA. Visitation will be at The Bradley Funeral Home, Inc. on Thursday, October 7, 2004 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
ENTERTAINMENT
September 5, 2004
Mr. and Mrs. Michael Pilkenton, of Towson, MD, announce the marriage of their daughter, Amy Kathryn, to Richard Allen Wheeler, Jr., the son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Wheeler, Sr., of Parkville, MD. The wedding took place on June 26, 2004 in the Gardens at the Mimslyn Innin Luray, VA, with a reception followingat the Inn. After a honeymoon in St. Lucia, the couple resides in Perry Hall.
NEWS
July 29, 1991
Services for Frederick E. Baukhages III, a retired Baltimore and Ohio railroad vice president, will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Christ Episcopal Church in Luray, Va.Mr. Baukhages died of heart failure Friday at Rockingham Memorial Hospital in Harrisonburg, Va. He was 81.Born in Baltimore, he lived much of his life in Virginia after his family moved there when he was 7. He graduated from the University of Virginia in 1930 and the University of Virginia Law School in 1933.Mr. Baukhages had been a member of the legal staff for the Reconstruction Finance Corporation in Washington in 1935 and later was an assistant to the vice president of operations at Union Pacific Railroad in Omaha, Neb.He moved to Baltimore in 1944 to work for B&O, becoming a vice president in 1963.
NEWS
July 29, 1991
Frederick E. Baukhages 3rd, 81, a retired Baltimore and Ohio railroad vice president, died of heart failure Friday at Rockingham Memorial Hospital in Harrisonburg, Va.Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Christ Episcopal Church in Luray, Va.Born in Baltimore, he lived much of his life in Virginia after his family moved there when he was 7. He graduated from the University of Virginia in 1930 and the University of Virginia Law School in 1933.Mr....
TRAVEL
August 8, 2010
Discovery Day Celebration at Luray Caverns in Virginia What: This event marks the 132nd anniversary of the discovery of the Luray Caverns with a day of special events, including the official opening of the Luray Valley Museum. The highlight of the day is typically the Grand Illuminiation, a tradition dating back to 1870s in which guides, dressed in costumes of a bygone era, tell of the caverns' storied past as visitors wander through special chambers brilliantly lit by thousands of candles.
ENTERTAINMENT
June 12, 2005
Dorothy Marie Vizzini, daughter of Frank and Mary Vizzini, of Edmondson Heights, wed Christopher Jay Bullough, son of Bill and Carol Marshall, of Luray, VA. The ceremony took place on February 12, 2005 at the Ramada Inn at BWI.
NEWS
October 7, 2004
On October 2, 2004 EDITH GERTRUDE VIANDS ESTEP, age 96, she is survived by son Carson Gene "Boog" Dofflemyer of Luray, VA, daughters Faye Beavan of Ellicott City, MD and Barbara E. Preissler of Pasadena, MD. She was preceded in death by husbands Harold Dofflemyer and George Henry Estep. She is also survived by eight grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Service will be held at The Bradley Funeral Home, Inc. on Friday, October 8, 2004 at 2:00 p.m. Burial will be at BEAHM'S CHAPEL CEMETERY in Luray, VA. Visitation will be at The Bradley Funeral Home, Inc. on Thursday, October 7, 2004 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
ENTERTAINMENT
September 5, 2004
Mr. and Mrs. Michael Pilkenton, of Towson, MD, announce the marriage of their daughter, Amy Kathryn, to Richard Allen Wheeler, Jr., the son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Wheeler, Sr., of Parkville, MD. The wedding took place on June 26, 2004 in the Gardens at the Mimslyn Innin Luray, VA, with a reception followingat the Inn. After a honeymoon in St. Lucia, the couple resides in Perry Hall.
NEWS
April 14, 2004
On April 12, 2004, SHIRLEY LURAY (nee Larrimore); beloved wife of the late Francis X. Robinson; devoted mother of John and Scott Robinson; dear mother-in-law of Denise and Patti Robinson; loving sister of Bud and Ben Larrimore and the late Lucille Phipps-Mc Nair, and sister-in-law of Rita and Margaret Larrimore. She is also survived by nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. A funeral service will be held at 10 A.M., Friday at the Haight Funeral Home & Chapel (6416 Sykesville Rd)
NEWS
July 29, 1991
Services for Frederick E. Baukhages III, a retired Baltimore and Ohio railroad vice president, will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Christ Episcopal Church in Luray, Va.Mr. Baukhages died of heart failure Friday at Rockingham Memorial Hospital in Harrisonburg, Va. He was 81.Born in Baltimore, he lived much of his life in Virginia after his family moved there when he was 7. He graduated from the University of Virginia in 1930 and the University of Virginia Law School in 1933.Mr. Baukhages had been a member of the legal staff for the Reconstruction Finance Corporation in Washington in 1935 and later was an assistant to the vice president of operations at Union Pacific Railroad in Omaha, Neb.He moved to Baltimore in 1944 to work for B&O, becoming a vice president in 1963.
NEWS
July 29, 1991
Frederick E. Baukhages 3rd, 81, a retired Baltimore and Ohio railroad vice president, died of heart failure Friday at Rockingham Memorial Hospital in Harrisonburg, Va.Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Christ Episcopal Church in Luray, Va.Born in Baltimore, he lived much of his life in Virginia after his family moved there when he was 7. He graduated from the University of Virginia in 1930 and the University of Virginia Law School in 1933.Mr....
FEATURES
By KATHERINE DREW DEBOALT | July 18, 1993
In the shade of the wide, arched veranda of the Luray courthouse, a notice for a senior basketball league is posted on the same bulletin board as petitions for divorce.In Luray, the seat of Page County, Va., it seems folks have better things to do than spend their days in court. The white brick courthouse has only a part-time chief prosecutor and a single criminal courtroom. There, last month, was held the first murder trial in town in five years. During the most recent term, court stayed in session the entire three months without need for a single jury.
NEWS
October 7, 2004
On Tuesday, September 21, 2004, WILLIAMELLSWORTH "BILL" WARNKEN, age 90, of Baltimore, MD. died at Montvue Nursing Home in Luray, Virginia. On December 2, 1977 he married Vontella E. Meadows Gray who survives. Surviving in addition to his wife is two stepdaughters Sue Stroupe of Stanley, VA. and Carolyn Short of Berlin, MD.; two stepsons Curtis Gray of Stanley, VA. and Ronald Gray of Clarksville, Tenn.; a brother Stewart Warnken of Linthicum Heights, MD.; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and numerous loving nieces and nephews.
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