Death Notification: Norma Boer

The Lodge regrets to announce the death of Norma Boer, Mother of Member Tony Boer on July 23, 2016.

Friends may call at the Loudon Park Funeral Home, 3620 Wilkens Avenue, on Tuesday, July 26 from 2-4 and 6-8 PM. Funeral services will be held 1:00 PM on Wednesday, July 27 at the funeral home. Interment Loudon Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, Memorial donations, in Norma’s name, may be made to a charity of one’s choice.

The Lodge extends its deepest sympathy to the Boer family.

Death Notification: William L. “Bill” Yancey, Jr.

The Lodge regrets to announce the death of our long-time Member William L. “Bill” Yancey, Jr. 87yrs., on Saturday, July 23, 2016. Bill retired in 1984 as a Sergeant with 24 yrs. of service.

All services will be private. Interment will be at Alto-Reste Park Cemetery. Memorial contributions in Bills name may be made to the PAR FUND. C/O: FOP Lodge 4, 9304 Harford Road, Baltimore, Md. 21234.

The Lodge extends its deepest sympathy to the Yancey Family and friends.

Death Notification: Ronald Miner

The lodge regrets to announce the death of retired Cpl. Ronald Miner on July 23, 2016 in Salisbury, Maryland. Ronald joined Baltimore County on 11/4/1963 and retired on 10/16/1988 with the Rank of Corporal

He is the beloved husband of Hazel Miner & the late Helen Miner; Cherished grandfather of Ashley Miner, Jessica Miner, Luke Miner & Kendra Miner. Also survived by nieces, nephews & other loving relatives & friends.
Family members & friends will honor Ronald’s life at the family owned & operated Ambrose Funeral Home Inc. 1328 Sulphur Spring Rd. (Arbutus) with a public viewing on Thursday, 7/28/16 from 5-8pm where a funeral service will follow on Friday. 7/29/16 at 11am. Interment to follow in Meadowridge Memorial Park.


Death Notification: Dennis G. Robinson

The Lodge regrets to announce the passing of Dennis G. Robinson, father of Retired Colonel Dennis M. Robinson and grandfather of Corporal Joseph Robinson and Officer Christopher Robinson. The family will receive friends on Friday, July 22, 2016 from 2 to 4 PM and 6 to 8 PM at the Rucks Towson Funeral Home located at 1050 York Road. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, July 23, 2016 at 11:00 AM at Saint Michael the Archangel Church located at 10 Willow Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21206 . The family is asking that in lieu of flowers donations can be made to American Cancer Society.


Death Notification: Sarah A. Kowalsky

The Lodge regrets to announce the passing of Sarah A. Kowalsky, mother-in-law of Detective Steven Inge on June 29, 2016. Sarah Kowalsky also worked as a police dispatcher for Baltimore County and retired in 1990.

The family will receive friends on Friday, July 1, 2016 from 5 to 8 PM at the Pritts Funeral Home located at 412 Washington Rd., Westminster. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, July 2, 2016 at 2:00 PM at the funeral home. The family is asking that in lieu of flowers donations can be made to Promises for Parkinson’s, 6717 Doane Ave., Springfield, VA 22152 (

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.

THE VIEWING SCHEDULED 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. HAS BEEN CANCELLED AND WILL BE RESCHEDULED AT AT LATER DATE.

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