Hancock News

Richard L. Bartles

Richard L. Bartles 1933-2018 Richard Leroy “Dick” Bartles, age 85, of Hancock, Md., passed away on Saturday, December 15, 2018, at the Inova Heart and Vascular Institute, in Fairfax, Va. Born July 16, 1933, in Clear Spring, Md., he was the son of the late Clyde and Gladys (Dickerhoff) Bartles. He was preceded in death…

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Sharon G. Lynn

Sharon G. Lynn 1960-2018 Sharon Galarneau Lynn, 58, of Berkeley Springs, died at her home on Thursday, December 27, 2018. Born April 30, 1960 in Winchester, Va., she was the daughter of Margie Elaine George Self, Winchester, Va. and the late Loren Ray Self. She was a member of the Hancock Church of Jesus Christ of…

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Madeline Perry

Madeline Perry 1936-2018 Madeline Perry, age 82, of Stroudsburg, Pa., died on Monday, December 24, 2018 at Lehigh Valley Hospital – Pocono in East Stroudsburg, Pa. Born January 10, 1936 in Hancock, Md., she was the daughter of the late Frank Lee and Edna Virginia Cain Bishop. She was of the Protestant faith. She attended…

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Gordon R. Gregory

Gordon R. Gregory 1948-2018 Gordon Roy Gregory, age 70, of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., died Tuesday, December 18, 2018. Born March 18, 1948 in Royal Oak, Mich. He was the son of the late Paul Eugene and Helen Blanche Gordon Gregory. He was a member of Berkeley Springs Church of Christ. Gordon graduated from South Lyon High School…

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Christmas for Others delivers happiness to residents

by Geoff Fox Each year, just before the big day, Christmas for Others sets up shop in the Hancock Community Center to distribute food and toys to those residents in need. The program is sponsored by Hancock churches. Last Friday, December 14, volunteers gathered to help sort and distribute those items. Non-perishable food, such as…

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Potomac jumps to near flood-stage with weekend rains

by Geoff Fox Heavy, constant rain dumped just over two and a half inches of rain on Hancock between Friday, December 14, and Sunday, December 16, causing minor flooding in the area. According to the National Weather Service, Hancock got 2.63 inches of rain. In Washington County, only Sharpsburg and Williamsport (2.94 inches and 2.9…

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Cassius J. Garland

Cassius J. Garland 2018 Cassius John Garland, age 5 months, of McConnellsburg, Pa., passed away on Thursday, December 13, 2018 at the Fulton County Medical Center, in McConnellsburg. Born July 14, 2018, in York, Pa., he was the son of Healie M. Garland, of McConnellsburg, Pa., and Tanner A. Rhodes, of Loysburg, Pa. He is…

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Donald L. Marshall

Donald L. Marshall 1975-2018 Donald Lee “Donnie” Marshall, 43, of Berkeley Springs, died Thursday, December 13, 2018 at his home. Born February 2, 1975 in Olney, Md., he was the son of Leanna Joy Larman Crosen of Boonsboro, Md. and the late Richard Earlee Marshall, Jr. He was a Christian. He graduated from Berkeley Springs High School. He…

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Ervin T. Ray

Ervin T. Ray 1940-2018 Ervin Theodore Ray, 78, of Hancock, died Friday, December 14, 2018 at the Meritus Medical Center, in Hagerstown, Md. Born July 14, 1940 in Hancock, he was the son of the late Theodore and Hazel Hull Ray. He worked for many years for C. William Hetzer, Inc. and also self-employed for many years.…

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Gary E. Fox

Gary E. Fox 1955-2018 Gary Edward Fox, 63, of Berkeley Springs, died Friday, December 14, 2018 at his home. Born October 17, 1955 in Berkeley Springs, he was the son of the late Glendon E. and Iona M. Gallion Fox. He was a graduate of Berkeley Springs High School. He liked to fish and hunt. He is…

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