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    In Memoriam


    The Board and staff extend heartfelt condolences to the Close Family on the recent passing of Harry P. Close, Sr., father of Dr. Hari P. Close II. Details are as follows:

    Interment taking place at Pine Cemetery (Massachusetts)

    Forward expressions of sympathy to:

    Dr. Hari P. Close II & Family
    c/o Hari P. Close Funeral Service, PA
    5126 Belair Road | Baltimore, Maryland 21206
    Email: hpclose@haripclosefs.com

    The Board and staff extend their deepest sympathies to the Hardesty Family upon the passing of Thomas “Tommy” Hardesty, Sr. on Wednesday, December 12, 2018.

    Visitation will take place on Sunday, December 16 from 2:00-4:00 p.m. and 7:00-9:00 p.m. at Hardesty Funeral Home 905 Galesville Road, Galesville, MD 20765.

    Funeral Service will take place on Monday, December 17 at 11:00 a.m.

    Interment will be at the Woodfield Cemetery (Galesville)

    Maryland Board of Morticians and Funeral Directors and Staff would like to offer condolences to Thomas “Tom” Anderson for the loss of his mother-in-law, Ruby Reynolds Burke, on Saturday, August 25, 2018. A viewing will be held on Thursday, September 6th from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at Francis J. Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard, Silver Spring, MD 20901. Service and Interment will take place at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, September 7th at Rosedale Cemetery in Martinsburg, WV.

    The Board and staff extend their heartfelt condolences to the Newman Family upon the death of Ruth Eizabeth (Klotz) Newman, mother of Board President D. Lynn Newman, on Monday, July 30, 2018. Visitation will be from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM and 6:00 PM to 8:00 p.m. on August 1st at the Newman Funeral Home 179 Miller Street, Grantsville, Maryland 21536. The funeral service will take place on Thursday, August 2nd at 11:00 a.m. Interment will be in the Grantsville Cemetery.

    Expressions of sympathy may be directed to the Christ Lutheran Church, Eastern Star Training for Religious Leadership Fund or the Eastern Star Scholarship Fund or the Eastern Star Scholarship Fund.

    Donations may be made to:

    Christ Lutheran Church, c/o MaryJane Robertson
    352 Upper Springs Rd., Salisbury PA 15558

    Eastern Star Scholarship Fund
    304 International Circle, Cockeysville MD 21030

    Eastern Star Training for Religious Leadership Fund
    304 International Circle, Cockeysville MD 21030


    The Maryland Board of Morticians and Funeral Directors announce with great sadness the passing of our licensee Michael Ziglier. Mr. Ziglier has been licensed for over 19 years. A viewing will be Wednesday, January 24, 2018 from 2pm-7pm at Parker Funeral Home 3512 Frederick Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21229. The funeral will be January 25, 2018 at Deliverance Church, 711 Walnut Street, Baltimore, Md 21229.