Death Notification: Doris May Friedel

The Lodge regrets the passing of Doris May Friedel,  grandmother of POFC Danielle Jonas.

Funeral Arrangements are as follows:

Visitation – Thursday June 23, 2016 from 3:00pm to 5:00pm and 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Location – Bruzdzinski Funeral Home – 1407 Old Eastern Avenue, Essex, MD 21221

Funeral – Friday June 24, 2016 at 8:30am.

Location – Our Lady of Mt. Carmel – 1704 Old Eastern Avenue, Essex, Maryland 21221

Death Notification: Donald K. Jones

The Lodge regrets to announce the passing of Donald K. Jones, brother of Colonel Al Jones, on June 6, 2016.

Arrangements will be as follows:

Vaughn Greene Funeral Home 728 Liberty Road Randallstown, MD  21133 Saturday, June 18 from 2:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. – Visitation for friends and family
3:00 p.m. – Memorial Service



Death Notification: Rita Gwin

The Lodge regrets to announce the death of Ms. Rita Gwin of Dundalk, Md. who passed away on June 4, 2016.

Ms. Gwin is the Grandmother of Corporal Michael Czyzewski of Precinct 4, and mother-in-law of retired Detective Richard Czezewski.
The family will receive friends at the family owned and operated CONNELLY FUNERAL HOME OF DUNDALK, 7110 Sollers Point Road, on Thursday from 3 PM to 5 PM and 7 PM to 9 PM.
Online condolences may be made at

Death Notification: Mary Kutrick

The Lodge regrets to announce the passing of Mary Kutrick, Mother of Retired officer Lucille McKeldin on May 26, 2016.  Mary Kutrick, was a former Matron of the Baltimore County Police for females.

She has been cremated and there will be a viewing on July 9, 2016 at 11:00 am at Our Lady of Hope Church, located at 7945 N. Boundary Road, Baltimore, MD 21222, (410) 284-6600.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the P.A.R. Fund.

The Lodge extends is sympathy to the Kutrick and McKeldin families.

Death Notification: Gale L. Vaselaros

The Lodge regrets the passing of Gale L. Vaselaros on 06/05/2016.  She was born on 03/12/1941 and is the mother Lt. William (Keith) Vaselaros and the ex-wife of deceased Robbery Detective Gus Vaselaros.

Viewing and service are as follows:
Southern Calvert Baptist Church 12140 HG Trueman Rd. Lusby Maryland 20657

Immediate family Wednesday 06/08/2016
Family and friends Thursday 06/09/2016 (1400hrs – 1600hrs).  Service and dinner to follow

Death Notification: George J. Gast

The Lodge regrets to inform you of the passing of Retired Police Officer George J. Gast on May 31, 2016. Officer Gast served Baltimore County from September 19, 1966 to June 1, 1996 with over 30 years of service.

Officer Gast, who joined Baltimore County as a Cadet, worked in Traffic and most of his time as a patrolman.

A memorial service has been scheduled on June 20, 2016 at Mountain Christian Church (1824 Mountain Rd., Joppa, MD 21085) but the family is uncertain of a specific time.

The Lodge sends its deepest sympathies to the Gast family.


Death notification: Adam MacLellan

the Lodge regrets to announce the death of the son of Sgt. Andrew MacLellan, Adam MacLellan, who died suddenly and unexpectedly on Wednesday 5/25/16.

Viewing and funerals arrangements are as follows:

A Visitation will be at the Eckhardt Funeral Chapel located at 11605 Reisterstown Rd, Reisterstown, Maryland (near the intersection of Reisterstown Rd and

Nicodemus/Timber Grove Rd.
Saturday 5/28/16 at 1500-1700 and 1900-2100 and Sunday 5/29/16 at 1500-1700 and 1900-2100

A Christian Funeral Mass will be held at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 63 Sacred Heart Lane Reisterstown, Maryland 21136 on Monday 5/30/16 at 1100 hrs.


Death Notification: William Collins

The Lodge regrets to inform of the passing of William Collins, father of POFC Ann Collins.  Mr Collins passed unexpectedly on 5/19/16.

Viewing will take place at:
Connelly Funeral Home 7110 Sollers Point Road Dundalk, MD
Sunday 5/22: 1400-1600hrs and 1800-2000hrs
Monday 5/23: 1400-1600hrs and 1800-2000hrs

Services and burial:
Tuesday 5/24 1100hrs
The service will also be at Connelly with procession to Bel Air Memorial Gardens for interment.
Our thoughts and prayers are with POFC Collins and her family in their time of grief.

Death Notification: Duane W. Gamble

The Lodge regrets to announce the passing of Duane W. Gamble, father of Officer Mike Gamble, on May 6, 2016.

Funeral arrangements are as follows:

Visitation:  Wednesday (5-11-16) 3:00 pm-5:00 pm, and 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Ambrose Funeral & Cremation Services Inc. 1328 Sulphur Spring Road Arbutus, Md. 21227

Funeral Services: Thursday (5-12-16)  11:00 am Catholic Community At Relay 5025 Cedar Avenue Relay, Md. 21227

Interment:  Friday (5-13-16)  2:00 pm Maryland Veteran’s Cemetery at Rocky Gap 14025 Pleasant Valley Road NE Flintstone, Md. 21530

The family request that any donations be made to either the Multiple Myeloma Research Fund,  or to the St. Agnes Cancer Institute at

Death Notification: Mary Jean Coard Walker

The Lodge regrets to announce the passing of Mrs. Mary Jean Coard Walker, the mother of Cpl. Todd Walker of the Traffic Management Section, Commercial Vehicle Safety Team. Mrs. Walker passed away May 3rd, 2016. There will be a viewing at Ambrose Funeral Home, 2719 Hammonds Ferry Rd, Halethorpe MD 21227 on Saturday May 7th from 2pm-4pm followed by a service at 6pm.
Please keep the Walker family in your thoughts and prayers during their difficult time.

Death Notification: Anthony “Andy” Dudek Sr

The lodge regrets to announce the death of Anthony “Andy” Dudek Sr, father of Member Anthony Dudek, Jr and retired son-in-law Dale Schulz on April 26, 2016.
A funeral service will be held at the Connelly Funeral Home of Essex, 300 Mace Ave. on Friday at 10:30AM. Visiting hours on Thursday 3-5 & 7-9PM.  Entombment St. Stanislaus Cemetery.
The Lodge extends its deepest sympathy to the Dudek family.

Death Notification: Ofc Terrence D. Mills

The Lodge regrets to announce the passing of retired Ofc. Terrence D. Mills #2488 on 04/21/16 @ 1724 hours from unspecified respiratory related issues at the age of 67.  Per Terry’s request the family will NOT be holding any funeral services.  Ofc. Mills served 33 years with the county including assignments in Tac, K9, Training and retired out of the Crash Team.  He was a USMC veteran and served with the West Virginia State Police. 

Death Notification: Ferdinand J. “Ferd” Zito

The Lodge regrets to announce the passing of Ferdinand Zito, father of retired Pfc. Pat Zito. Ferdinand was cremated in Florida per his wishes. The family will be holding a viewing on Friday, April 22nd at Elines Funeral Home located at Reisterstown Road and Franklin Boulevard in Reisterstown, Maryland from 3 – 5 and 7 – 9.

A funeral mass will be held on Saturday, April 23rd at 10:30 am at Saint Issac Joques Catholic Church on Old Harford Road in Parkville.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Suncoast Hospice Center at 2675 Tampa Road, Palm Harbor, Florida 34684


Death Notification: William Lawrence Wilhelm

The Lodge regrets to announce the passing of William Lawrence Wilhelm, father of Detective Kurt Wilhelm of the Arson Team, brother of retired Sergeant Ronald Wilhelm of PC12, uncle of Officer Chris Mast of PC11, on Saturday April 16th.

A private service is being held at Bruzdzinski’s Funeral Home.

A ‘Celebration of Life’ ceremony is pending.​

Our thoughts and prayers go out to Detective Kurt Wilhelm, Officer Chris Mast and their family during this difficult time.

Death Notification: Gary C. Richardson

The Lodge regrets to announce the death of Gary C. Richardson, Brother of our Member Scott Richardson on April 8, 2016.
Relatives & friends are invited to gather at Schimunek Funeral Home, Inc., 9705 Belair road, Nottingham, MD. 21236 on Sunday April 17, 2016 from 2-6 PM, where a memorial service will be held at 5:00PM.
Interment private. Online tributes may be left at
The Lodge extends its deepest sympathy to the Richardson Family.