Death Notification: Jerry Landsman, Sr.

The Lodge regrets to announce the death of retired Baltimore Police Lieutenant Jerry Landsman, Sr. father of retired Lieutenant Richard Landsman (Precinct 3) and grandfather-in-law of Officer Brian M. Voight (Crash Team), brother of Lieutenant Jay Landsman, Sr. (Forensic Services), uncle of Major Jay Landsman, Jr. (SOD), Officer Janet Landsman (MCT), Officer Nicolas Landsman (Precinct 4) and great uncle of Officer Ashley Scott (MCT).  Lt Jerry Landsman passed away on June 7, 2019.

Viewing and Funeral arrangements are as follow:  
The family will receive friends on: Monday, June 10, from 4-8 pm ECKHARDT FUNERAL CHAPEL, P.A.  11605 Reisterstown Road, Owings Mills, MD 21117.
There there will also be a brief visitation from 10-11 am on Tuesday, June 11th, with a funeral service to begin at 11 am.
 
Interment to follow in Saint Mary’s Cemetery, 1441 E. Mayberry Road, Westminster, MD 21158.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Carroll Hospice, 292 Stoner Avenue, Westminster, MD 21157.
Please keep the Landsman family in your thoughts and prayers

Death Notification: Pamela Sue Sherfey

The Lodge regrets to announce the passing of Pamela Sue Sherfey, mother of Officer Jason Sherfey of Precinct 6.  Mrs. Sherfey passed away on June 7th.
Viewing and Funeral arrangements are as follows:
Viewing: Tuesday June 11th, 2019   2-4pm and 6-8pm Haight Funeral Home 6416 Sykesville Road Sykesville, MD 21784
Funeral: Wednesday June 12th  10:00 a.m. Haight Funeral Home 6416 Sykesville Road Sykesville, MD 21784

Please keep Officer Sherfey and his family in your thoughts and prayers

Death Notification: Samuel Arthur Hicks

The Lodge regrets to announce the sudden passing of Samuel Arthur Hicks, father of Kim Hicks-Wright (YCSS), father-in-law of Robert Wright (Intel) and grandfather of Philip Wright (PC06). Mr. Hicks transitioned this life on June 3, 2019. He was retired from the Baltimore City Fire Department.

There will be a private memorial service for the family. Please keep the Police and Fire families in your thoughts and prayers.

Cards of condolences may be sent to: Officer Kim Hicks-Wright 4315 Jordan Way Perry Hall, MD 21128

Death Notification: William T. Sessoms

The Lodge regrets to announce the passing of William T. Sessoms, father of Officer Twain Scott of Precinct 9.  Mr. Sessoms passed away on May 24, 2019 after a lengthy illness.

Viewing and Funeral arrangements are as follows:

Viewing: Monday, June 3, 2019  3:00 – 7:00 p.m. Calvin B. Scruggs Funeral Home 1412 E. Preston Street                    Baltimore, MD 21213

Funeral: Tuesday, June 4, 2019  11:00 a.m. Mount Pleasant Ministries 6000 Radecke Ave Baltimore, MD 21206

Please keep Officer Scott and his family in your thoughts and prayers

Death Notification: Nancy L. Page

The Lodge regrets to announce the passing of Nancy L. Page on May 27th at 74 years of age. She was the mother/mother in-law to Woodlawn’s Sergeant William (Todd) Page #3814 and Detective Amy Page #3612, as well as Cockeysville’s Officer Gregory Page #4327.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Nancy’s memory to: National Stroke Association; 9707 East Easter Lane Suite B, Centennial, CO 80112.

There will be a viewing from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. with a funeral service at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, May 31, 2019 at Mason Dixon Baptist Church, 713 Campbell Road, New Freedom, PA 17349 with Pastor Terry Felton officiating. Burial will be in Clynmalira Cemetery, Old York Road, Phoenix, MD 21131. Hartenstein Funeral & Cremation Care, Inc., 24 N. Second St., New Freedom, PA is assisting the family.

 

Death Notification: Linda Lou Broadfoot

Linda Lou Broadfoot, 79, of Lady Lake, Florida passed away May 24, 2019 at her home. She was the wife of Roland W. Broadfoot, Sr. for 40 years.

Linda was born in Baltimore, Maryland a daughter of the late Roy and Grace Hoffman. Prior to her retirement she worked as a Teacher’s Aide. She enjoyed doting on her children and grandchildren as well as favorite pastime, shopping.

Linda is survived by her husband, Roland Wayne Broadfoot Sr.  and sons,  Randy  Oates of The Villages, FL ; Roland Wayne Broadfoot Jr. of Manchester, MD; Richard W. Broadfoot of Woodlawn, MD; and daughters, Tracey  Oates of Kill Devil Hills, NC; Kendall  Battaglini of Hanover, PA; Nancy Oates of Kill Devil Hills, NC; Dayna  Crider of St. Petersburg, FL and Susan Blizzard of Hampstead, MD..  She has 10 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.

 

Death Notification: Judy Bankert

It is with great sadness that Lodge #4 announces the passing of Mrs. Judy Bankert, Mother of Officer Richard Bankert #4106 of Precinct 9. Mrs. Bankert passed on Friday 05/24/2019. There will be a private service for the family. Please keep Officer Bankert and his family in your thoughts and prayers.

Death Notification: Major Anthony “Tony” Vitek Jr

It is with great sympathy that the Lodge announces the passing of Retired Major Anthony “Tony” Vitek Jr, at the age of 80. Major Vitek passed on Tuesday may 21st 2019.   Major Vitek retired from the department in 1986 after a successful career.

After his retirement, he relocated to Watertown South Dakota and enjoyed spending his time dedicating himself to his church. Major Vitek is the grandfather of Officer Anthony Vitek IV #5516, and I ask that you keep his family in your thoughts and prayers as they go through this difficult time. At this point, funeral arrangements are expected to be in South Dakota.

Death Notification: Jean Noppenberger

The Lodge regrets to announce the passing of Jean Noppenberger, Mother of Corporal Mark Noppenberger #3812.  We would like to offer our sympathies to Mark and his family during this difficult time. Please keep the Noppenberger family in your thoughts in prayers as they deal with their loss.

Family and friends will gather on Thursday May 23rd from 1200 hrs to 1300 hrs  at:

Schimunek Funeral Home, Inc. 9705 Bel Air Rd. Nottingham, MD 21236

A graveside service will be held at 1330 hrs at:

Gardens of Faith Cemetery 5598 Trumps Mill Rd Rosedale, MD 21206

Death Notification: Regina A Bockstie

The Lodge regrets to announce the passing of Regina A Bockstie, beloved Mother of Officer Scott Bockstie. Ms Bockstie passed away on May 11, 2019, we would like to offer our condolences to Officer Bockstie and his family and ask that you keep them in your thoughts and prayers. Viewings will be held on Thursday May 16th from 1300 to 1500 hours and 1800 to 2000 hours at Evans Funeral Home located at 8800 Harford Rd, Parkville, Md 21234.

Today We Pause to Remember Fallen Hero Officer First Class Amy Caprio

We continue remembering each of our 10 honored fallen leading up to our Baltimore County Memorial Service on May 10, 2019.

Today we pause to remember Officer First Class Amy Caprio. On May 21, 2018, Officer Caprio was the primary officer responding to a call for a suspicious vehicle with multiple suspicious subjects walking around homes in the unit block of Linwen Way in Nottingham, Precinct 8/Parkville. Officer Caprio arrived in the area and located a black Jeep Wrangler, following it to the cul-de-sac at the end of Linwen Way. She exited her vehicle and ordered the driver to exit the Jeep. As the driver began to exit the Jeep, he got back in and quickly accelerated, driving toward and striking Officer Caprio. She suffered traumatic injuries and was transported to the hospital where she was later pronounced deceased. Four suspects were later arrested in connection with the incident that killed Officer Caprio. On May 1, 2019, the first of the four suspects was convicted by a Baltimore County Jury of First Degree Murder.
Officer Caprio served the citizens of Baltimore County from July 1, 2014 until May 21, 2019.

Today We Pause to Remember Fallen Hero Officer First Class Jason Schneider

We continue remembering each of our 10 honored fallen leading up to our Baltimore County Memorial Service on May 10, 2019.

Today we pause to remember Officer First Class Jason Schneider. Officer Schneider was fatally wounded On August 28, 2013 while serving  a high risk search warrant with his tactical unit in Precinct 1/Wilkens,  for a suspect wanted in a shooting.  While making entry he was fatally wounded by one of the suspects.  Before succumbing to his wounds he, along with another team member, returned fire killing the suspect. Officer Schneider served the citizens of Baltimore County from June 3, 2000 until his death on August 28, 2013.

Today We Pause to Remember Fallen Hero Lieutenant Michael Howe

We continue remembering each of our 10 honored fallen leading up to our Baltimore County Memorial Service on May 10, 2019.

Today we pause to remember Lieutenant Michael Howe. On the morning of August 10, 2008, Lieutenant Michael Howe was with his tactical unit at the scene of a murder-suicide in Precinct 4/Pikesville. When he returned home after the incident, he suffered a massive stroke and was taken to the hospital. He died on August 11, 2008. Lieutenant Howe served the citizens of Baltimore County from December 18, 1978 to August 11, 2008.

Today We Pause to Remember Fallen Hero Sergeant Mark Parry

We continue remembering each of our 10 honored fallen leading up to our Baltimore County Memorial Service on May 10, 2019.

Today we pause to remember Sergeant Mark Parry. On December 27, 2001 Sergeant Mark Parry was on patrol in Towson when a drunk driver struck his unmarked police vehicle. The driver fled the scene and was arrested a short distance away. Sergeant Parry died on January 21, 2002 from injuries he sustained in that motor vehicle accident. Sergeant Parry served the citizens of Baltimore County from April 20, 1985 until January 21, 2002.