Michael J. Richardson

The Lodge regrets to announce the passing of Michael J. Richardson, father of Detective Todd Richardson, uncle to Officer Nicholas Dunlap (Towson Precinct) and brother in-law to Retired-Detective Doug Dunlap. Mr. Richardson passed away peacefully on Sunday, December 1, 2019. Our condolences to Detective Todd Richardson and his family and friends. Please keep the Richardson family in your thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

The Celebration of Life will be determined at a later date in January.

Duane Michael Green

It is with great sadness that the Lodge has to announce the passing of Duane Michael Green, father of Ofc. Matthew Green #5696. Mr. Green passed away on Tuesday, November 26, 2019. His service will be private.

Please keep Ofc. Green and his family in your thoughts and prayers.

George P. Gross

It is with great sadness that the Lodge has to announce the passing of George P. Gross, father of Ofc. George P. Gross Jr. Mr. Gross passed away on Thursday November 17, 2019.

Viewing to take place on Tuesday December 3, 2019 from 0900-1900 hours at March Life Tribute Center – Randallstown 5616 Old Court Road Windsor Mill, MD 21244

The Wake will be held at 1000 hrs and the Funeral Service to follow at 1030 hours on Wednesday December 4, 2019 at March Life Tribute Center – Randallstown 5616 Old Court Road Windsor Mill, MD 21244

Followed by a burial at: Garrison Forest Veterans Cemetery 11501 Garrison Forest Road Owings Mills, MD 21117

Maureen Patricia Dorsey

The Lodge regrets to announce the passing of Maureen Patricia Dorsey, mother of retired Lieutenant James Dorsey, on November 8, 2019.

Maureen P. Dorsey, 85, of Bel Air, Cumberland, passed away on Friday, November 8, 2019, at the Frostburg Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

Born in London, England, on June 17, 1934, she was the daughter of James and Ellen (O’Reilly) Fitzpatrick. In addition to her parents, Maureen was preceded in death by her sister, Mary Griffith, and her brother, Paddy Fitzpatrick.

Maureen attended school in London and earned her diploma in England. She was employed in the Anesthesia Department at Sacred Heart Hospital, and retired from that position. She was a member of St. Ambrose Catholic Church of Our Lady of The Mountains Parish, and Maureen volunteered in the Hospice Program at Sacred Heart.

Maureen is survived by her husband 59 years, Owen Martin Dorrsey; children James P. Dorsey and wife Susan of Broomfield, CO, Ann Marie Coleman, Cumberland, David O. Dorsey and wife Kim, Towson, and J. Kevin Dorsey, Canton, OH; grandchildren, Kacey M. Pouliot and husband Chris, Baltimore, MD, Christopher T. J. Dorsey, Denver, CO. Sofia S. Dorsey, Canton, OH, Michael O. Dorsey, Towson, MD, and Owen P. Dorsey, Canton, OH.; daughter-in-law, Rosa S. Dorsey, Canton, OH; sister, Lilly Bourne, London, England.

Friends will be received on Sunday, November 10, 2019, at the Scarpelli Funeral Home, P.A., 15205 McMullen Hwy SW, Cresaptown from 4-7 P.M. A Christian Wake Service will be conducted at the funeral home Sunday at 7 P.M. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Ambrose Catholic Church on Monday, November 11, 2019 at 11 A.M.

At Maureen’s request, she will be cremated an Inurnment Service will be conducted at St. Ambrose Cemetery on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 10 A.M.

In lieu of sending flowers, those wishing to honor Maureen’s memory may do so by making contributions to the Schwab Cancer Center at the Western Maryland Health Center.

Obituary

Harry Charles “Chas” Langelan Jr

It is with great sadness that the Lodge has to announce the passing of Harry Charles “Chas” Langelan Jr., the father of Ofc. Kellan Langelan.

Viewing will be held on Saturday 11/23/19 from 1200 hours to 1400 hours with services and reception to follow at Burrier-Queen Funeral Home located at 1212 West Old Liberty Road in Winfield, MD 21784. All are welcome to attend.

Please keep Ofc. Langelan and his family in your thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

Jerome J. Barney

It is with great sadness that the Lodge has to announce the passing of Jerome J. Barney, Father of Ofc. Richard J. Barney. Mr.Barney passed away on Thursday November 14, 2019.

Viewing to take place on Tuesday November 19, 2019 from 1400-1600 & 1800-2000hrs at Beinhauer Funeral Home 2828 Washington Rd McMurray, PA 15317

A Catholic Mass will be held in his honor at 1000hrs on Wednesday November 20, 2019 at St.Benedict The About Church 120 Abington Dr McMurray, PA 15317

Followed by a burial at: Queen of Heaven Cemetery 2900 Washington Rd, McMurray, PA 15317

Robin Ruffner

The Lodge regretfully announces the passing of Robert Graff’s sister, Robin Ruffner, after an illness.

The Memorial Service will be held at: The Salvation Army Church 3401 Roland Avenue Hampden, MD 21211 on

November 23, 2019 at 2pm

Please keep Rob and his family in your thoughts and prayers.

John W. Bradford, Sr

John W. Bradford, Sr., 75, passed away peacefully on November 12, 2019; loving husband of Louise Bradford for 50 yrs.; beloved father of Melissa L. Bradford, and John W. Bradford, Jr. and his wife Kim; dear brother of Mary Patricia Stambaugh; Cherished grandfather of Timothy Backhaus, Paige and Ally Bradford.

The family will receive friends at the Schimunek Funeral Home of Bel Air, Inc., 610 W. MacPhail Road, Bel Air, MD 21014 on Thursday, November 14, 2019 from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9pm. A funeral service will be celebrated at the funeral home on Friday, November 15 at 11am. Entombment at Highview Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be directed in Mr. Bradford’s memory to Harford County Deputy Sheriff’s Benevolent Fund, PO Box 881, Bel Air, MD 21014 and/or Gilchrist Services, 11311 McCormick Road, Suite 350, Hunt Valley, MD 21031.

Obituary

Rose Marie Guraleczka

It is with a warm heart and deepest sympathy that the Lodge regrets to announce the passing of Rose Marie Guraleczka, mother of retired Lieutenant Randy Guraleczka (currently assigned to the Evidence Management Unit as a Police Assistant).  Ms. Guraleczka passed away on Saturday, November 2, 2019.  The family will have a private service and request there be no flowers or donations.
Please keep Randy and his family in your thoughts and prayers during this very difficult time.

Charles R. Crowe

It is with great sadness that we inform everyone of the passing of Charles R. Crowe, father of Lieutenant Kathryn Greenbeck.  Mr. Crowe passed away suddenly on Wednesday, October 30, 2019.  A private funeral service was held in North Carolina.  Please keep the Crowe and Greenbeck families in your thoughts during this difficult time.

Joseph E. Mezan

It is with great sadness that the Lodge has to announce the passing of Mr. Joseph E. Mezan, the father of Detective Karen Dontell. Mr. Mezan passed away on Wednesday, October 30, 2019.  

Visitation/Memorial Service:  Monday, November 4, 2019 (5-6 pm).  Memorial Service to follow at 6:00 pm.

McComas Life Celebration Center 1114 Baldwin Mill Rd Jarrettsville, MD 21084

Please keep Karen and her family in your thoughts and prayers during this very difficult time.

Richard “Rick” A. Arbogast, Sr

Richard “Rick” A. Arbogast, Sr., 64, of Taneytown, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, October 27, 2019 at Carroll Hospice Dove House. He was the loving husband of Patrice “Patty” Arbogast, his wife of 40 years.
Rick was born on March 9, 1955 in Norfolk, VA to the late Richard P. and Mildred Snedegar Arbogast. He was a 1973 graduate of Sparrows Point High School. Rick worshipped at LifePoint Church in Reisterstown. He was a member of the Baltimore County Fraternal Order of Police – Lodge # 4. Rick was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting and fishing. Most of all, he loved being with his family.
Surviving, in addition to his wife, are his son Richard A. Arbogast, Jr., of Westminster, his sister Pamela Ruszin, her husband Rusty and their son Glenn of Ocean City, and many loving nieces, nephews and family members.
Rick will be missed greatly by his many good friends.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday, October 30, 2019 from 2 to 4 pm and 6 to 8 pm at Pritts Funeral Home and Chapel, 412 Washington Rd., Westminster. A funeral service will be held on Thursday at 1:30 pm at the funeral home with Pastor Gary Buchman officiating. Interment will follow at Meadow Branch Cemetery, Westminster.
Memorial contributions may be made in his memory to Carroll Hospice Dove House, 292 Stoner Avenue, Westminster, MD 21157.
Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.prittsfuneralhome.com.

 

Dr. Gregory Rongione

The lodge regrets to announce the sudden passing of Dr. Gregory Rongione, younger brother of Retired Lieutenant Frank Rongione.  Dr. Rongione passed away on October 25, 2019.

A funeral service to celebrate and remember Dr. Rongione’s life will be held 11:00 AM, Thursday October 31, 2019 at the Kenworthy Funeral Home, Inc.  269 Frederick Street, Hanover, PA  17331.  Viewing and times to share memories with family will be held from 2-4 PM and 6-8 PM, Wednesday, October 30, 2019 as well as from 10-11 AM, Thursday, October 31, 2019 at the funeral home.  Burial will be private and at the convenience of the family.

In Lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in honor of Dr. Rongione to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN  38105.

More information may be found at https://www.kenworthyfh.com.

Lillian R. Neblett

It is with great sadness that the Lodge has to announce the passing of Lillian R. Neblett, the mother of Colonel Robert McCullough.  Ms. Neblett passed away on Wednesday, October 23, 2019.

Viewing:
Wednesday, October 30, 2019  3-8 pm
Wylie Funeral Home 9200 Liberty Road Randallstown, MD 21133

Funeral:
Thursday,  October 31, 2019  10:00 a.m.
Gospel Tabernacle Baptist Church 3100 Walbrook Avenue Baltimore,  MD 21216

Repast to follow internment at Arbutus Cemetery.