Robert D. Cole, Sr.

The lodge regrets to announce the passing of Retired Officer Robert D. Cole, Sr.

Mr. Cole passed away on December 1, 2020 in Beverly Hills, Florida.   Funeral arrangements are pending at this time.

Please keep the Cole family in your thoughts and prayers.

Walter “Roy” Perzan, III

The lodge regrets to announce the passing of Retired Corporal Walter “Roy” Perzan, III.

On December 2, 2020, Walter Roy Perzan, III passed away peacefully with his family by his side. He was the beloved husband of Elaine Teresa Perzan (nee Conway); devoted father of Christopher Ryan Perzan and his wife Julie, Stephen Patrick Perzan and his significant other Shannon Rigling, and Timothy Joseph Perzan and his significant other Shawn Carrick; cherished son of the late Walter, Jr. and Dorothy Perzan; loving grandfather of Morgan and Nathan Perzan; dear brother of Mark Perzan and his wife Phyllis, Patrick Perzan and his wife Tracey, Timothy Perzan and his wife Michele, and Kevin Perzan and his wife Jennifer; loving son-in-law of Albert and Bobbie Conway; cherished brother-in-law of Steven Conway and his wife Wen, and Cathy Conway and her husband Steve Philips. Also survived by many loving extended family and friends.

Relatives and friends are invited to gather at the Schimunek Funeral Home, Inc., 9705 Belair RD, Nottingham, MD 21236, on Tuesday, December 8, 2020, from 3-5 PM and 7-9 PM. A Memorial Mass will be held on Wednesday, at 10 AM, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 8420 Belair RD, Baltimore, MD 21236. Interment services will follow in the adjoining cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Walter’s name to the Temple University ALS Hope Foundation, P.O. Box 40777, Philadelphia, PA 19107 or at

Peggy M. Kahl

The lodge regrets to announce the passing of Peggy Marie Kahl, mother of Retired Officer Paul Shaffer.

Peggy Marie Kahl, age 94, passed away Sunday, November 29, 2020. Born in Gloucester, England to the late William and Gladys (Clements) Cook; beloved mother of Raymond Shaffer and wife Bonnie of CA, Larry Shaffer and wife Carol of CA, Paul Shaffer of Whiteford, Stephen Shaffer and wife Carol of SC, Lorraine Fringer of Dundalk, Mark Shaffer of Parkville and Kimberly Albrecht and husband Scott of Parkville; proud grandmother of Shannon Burke, Brian Shaffer and wife Jana, Dylan Shaffer, Ashley Shaffer, Christie Shaffer, Michael Shaffer, Lisa Shaffer, Kevin Sielaff and wife Shawntel, Keith Sielaff, Keith Welbrecher, Josh Welbrecher, Lorene Allnutt, April Guy, Paul Shafer and wife Elizabeth; dear great-grandmother of Morgan and Shawn Shaffer, Clarise Shaffer, Bradley, Cassidy and Zoe Sielaff, Zack Allnutt, Jimmy, Ashleigh, Grayson and Addison Guy, Keith Sielaff, Jr., Ryleah, Cory, Kenzie, Kaleigh and Chase Sielaff. She will be lovingly missed.

Family will receive friends Friday, December 4, 2020 from 11:00 AM-1:00 PM in the family owned Parkview Funeral Home, 7527 Harford Rd, Parkville. A private Funeral Service is being held. Interment will be in Moreland Memorial Park Mausoleum. Current Covid19 restrictions apply. You must be wearing a mask to enter the funeral home.

Joan L. Vahlkamp

The lodge regrets to announce the passing of Joan L. Vahlkamp, mother of Officer Mark E. Vahlkamp.

Joan passed away from complications due to dementia and COVID-19 o October 14, 2020.  A private service was held.

Please keep the Vahlkamp family in your thoughts and prayers.

Darleen Hovey

The lodge regrets to announce the passing of Darleen Hovey, grandmother of Detective Josh Miller.

Ms. Hovey passed away on November 24, 2020 in Atwater, Minnesota.   Funeral arrangements are pending at this time.

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

Ronald P. Farinetti

The lodge regrets to announce the passing of Retired Corporal Ronald P. Farinetti on November 21, 2020.

Ronald P. Farinetti, 64, of Shrewsbury passed away Saturday, November 21, 2020 at WellSpan York Hospital after months of battling illnesses. He was the loving husband of Sharon L. (Cross) Farinetti to whom he was married 36 years.
Born in Ardmore, Oklahoma he was a son of the late Joseph and Anne (Hlobic) Farinetti. Ronald graduated with his degree in criminology and was a proud Baltimore County Police Officer for 35 years prior to his retirement. Following retirement he worked at Freedom Armory where he could enjoy his love of firearms and archery. Ron loved history and was constantly immersed in a good book and passed down his love of literature to his children. Ron’s great joy was spending time with his family especially his grandchildren whom he adored. Ron was a loving and fierce friend to many.
In addition to his wife Sharon, he is survived by three children Megan, wife of Dan Dolan, John Farinetti, and Morgan Farinetti and Fiancé Bobby Broadwater; five grandchildren Ryley, Lily, Daniel, Patrick, and Nellie; two siblings Joann, wife of Vic Sudano and Chris Farinetti and his wife Janice. Ronald was preceded in death by four siblings Joseph, John, Raymond and Trisha.
Private services will be held at the convenience of his family.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation, 230 E. Ohio Street, Suite 500, Chicago, Illinois 60611 in his memory.

Please keep the Farinetti family in your thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

Richard J. Meyer

The lodge regrets to announce the passing of Richard Joseph Meyer, son of Retired Officer Charles (Chuck) Meyer.

On Monday 11/16/20 at 7:20 AM Richard Joseph Meyer lost his battle with AML leukemia; he was 44 years old. RJ was a 3 sport athlete for Loch Raven High School and 1994 Baltimore Sun Athlete of the Year. After graduating in 1994, he became a journeyman electrician and foreman. He also followed his dream of becoming a pro wrestler and became the first student at the MCW Pro Wrestling Training Center and became known as The Bruiser. He distinguished himself as a 11-time Heavyweight Champion, 2-time Tag Team Champion and 1-time Rage TV Champion. While still an active competitor, he became a trainer, coach and mentor to hundreds of aspiring athletes. He was a lifelong sports fan and enjoyed watching the Ravens, the Orioles and the Ironbirds with his family and friends. His sons, Connor and Xander were his pride and joy and he enjoyed going to the beach, Dutch Wonderland and Great Wolf Lodge with them. He is survived by his parents Chuck & Harriet Meyer, his sister Melissa Bishoff and her husband Michael and their children Hannah and Laura Rose, his sons Connor and Xander Meyer and his former spouse Tara Meyer, as well as countless friends and fans. Services will be at a later date, when it is safe to do so. A virtual tribute is planned for Nov 21, 2020 and more information can be found at

Kenneth R. Miller

The lodge regrets to announce the passing of Kenneth Ray Miller, father of Sergeant Chad Miller.

The family will be holding a private service at this time.  The Miller family requests that any gifts be sent as a donation to

Please keep the Miller family in your thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.


Charles P. Fleet

The lodge regrets to announce the passing of Charles Preston Fleet, father of Retired Sergeant Charles P. Fleet, Jr. and grandfather of Detective Jasmine Fleet.

A public viewing without service will be held on Tuesday November 24, 2020 from 2pm-4pm at the Wylie Funeral Home 9200 Liberty Road, Randallstown Md. 21133. There will be a private burial at the Garrison Forest Cemetery, date to be determined.

Please keep the Fleet family in your thoughts and prayers.

Darlene J. Gerben

The lodge regrets to announce the passing of Darlene Joyce Gerben, wife of Retired Officer John Gerben and grandmother of Office Scott Bachman.

Our thoughts and prayers go out to their family.

Service is as follows:

Celebration of life will be 11/21/2020 from 1p to 4pm.

Summit Manor

510 Monkton Road

Monkton MD 21111

Parking will be in the rear of Hereford Volunteer Fire Company


Mary P. Glos

The lodge regrets to announce the passing of Mary P. Glos, mother of Retired Sergeant Joseph Glos.

On October 27, 2020, Mary P. Glos (nee D’Alesandro); beloved wife of the late Joseph Glos, Jr.; devoted mother of Joseph Glos; loving grandmother of Emily Elisabeth Huss, and Joseph Glos; great-grandmother of Charlie Christopher Huss; dear sister of her late twin sister Joanne C. Tucker.

Relatives and friends will gather at Schimunek Funeral Home, Inc., 9705 Belair Rd., Nottingham MD 21236, on Monday, 6-8 p.m. and Tuesday, 10-11 a.m. with a funeral service at 11 a.m. Interment Parkwood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, 100 Painters Mill Rd., Suite 400, Owings Mills MD 21117. 

Inez M. Wright

The lodge regrets to announce the passing of Inez M. Wright, mother of Detective Robert L. Wright and grandmother of Corporal Phillip R. Wright, suddenly on October 20, 2020.

Funeral services are private with a memorial service to follow in the next few weeks.

Please keep the Wright family in your thoughts.

Carlene Sayenga

The lodge regrets to announce the passing of Carlene Sayenga, mother of Officer Matteau Savenga.

Mrs. Sayenga passed away October 22, 2020 in Bethlehem, PA.  Arrangements and services will be private.

Please keep the Sayenga family in your thoughts and prayers during this time.

Joann Burton-Edmondson

The lodge regrets to announce the passing of Joann Burton-Edmondson, mother of Retired Officer William Burton.

In lieu of flowers we are directing donations to one of her favorite organizations- Samaritan’s Purse. She was the embodiment of the story of the Good Samaritan. There wasn’t a soul on Earth that she wouldn’t stop to help. Here is a link to her Memorial page if you’d like to make a donation in her memory.…/joann-burton-edmondson-b…/

Please keep the Burton family in your thoughts and prayers during their time of loss.