| Feb 27, 2013
| 6:23 PM
Yvonne Miracle "Nana" Gray, 74 of Boonsboro, Md., passed away Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, at Fahrney-Keedy Memorial Home, Boonsboro.
Born Feb. 10, 1939, in Miracle, Ky., she was the daughter of the late Walter Lee and Elsa (Miracle) Miracle.
Yvonne was a...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 5:18 AM
Memory Cafe Lunch will be held at noon Thursday, May 23, at Always Rons, 29 N. Burhans Blvd., Hagerstown.
Memory Cafe is a safe and relaxed place where people with dementia, their families and friends, and health and social care professionals come...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 12:14 PM
Newport News personal trainer Brian Cole scaled Mt. Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, the tallest freestanding peak in Africa, in February. After altitude sickness foiled his climb a couple of years ago, Cole recommitted to the effort to reach the summit, 19,000...
| May 3, 2013
| 8:29 PM
Violet Louise Shaunaman Thornton Knudson, 92, was born Feb. 19, 1921, to William and Minnie Bell in Aberdeen.
She peacefully left this earth to join her Lord in her heavenly home on April 25, 2013.
Vi was raised with her brothers and sisters on a...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 11:05 AM
Cancer and heart disease are bigger killers, but Alzheimer's is the most expensive malady in the U.S., costing families and society $157 billion to $215 billion a year, according to a new study that looked at this in unprecedented detail.
| Jan 7, 2013
| 5:31 PM
Agnes Elizabeth Hesson, 86, of Hagerstown, passed away Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013, at Homewood of Williamsport.
Born Aug. 16, 1926, in Somerset, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Ernest and Hilda (Mechalani) Leonardi.
Mrs. Hesson was a homemaker and...
| Jan 29, 2013
Dear Amy: My grandmother was diagnosed with Alzheimer's a few years ago and has steadily slowed down. She comes to visit my family three times a year.
We used to have so much fun — going for walks, playing games, or going to movies and shows....
| Jan 30, 2013
| 6:12 PM
J.J. Redick shouldn't have to look at the Orlando Magic management team and plea, "call me, maybe."
Ryan Totka -- he of http://www.StayDwight.com fame -- shouldn't be burdened with setting up a website groveling for J.J. to stick around.
| Mar 5, 2013
| 3:25 PM
Mrs. Mary Louise (Groshon) Ketterman, 87, of Frederick, Md., died Tuesday, March 5, 2013, at Golden Living Center in Frederick.
Born Aug. 10, 1925, in Frederick, she was the wife of the late George "Pete" Ketterman and the daughter of the late Meredith...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 6:04 PM
Phyllis L. Dowler, 88, of Hagerstown, and formerly of Charleston, W.Va., died Monday, April 1, 2013, at Emeritus Senior Living Center.
Born Dec. 28, 1924, in Sulphur Springs, Ohio, she was the daughter of the late Arthur and Bertha (Campbell) Bittikofer....
| Feb 1, 2013
Every day at 3 p.m., Jim Copenhaver visits his 80-year-old wife, Ann, who lives at an assisted-living facility in Vernon Hills for those with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia.
"It's the highlight of my day," said Jim Copenhaver, 87, who...
| May 6, 2013
| 7:34 PM
Richard H. Hynicka, 87, formerly of 1003 Orchid Way, Mountville, died May 2, 2013. He was born on May 13, 1925. He was a resident of the Mennonite Retirement Community, a caring, loving home away from home: Thank You. He was the husband of Anne M....