Theresa Burchett

The lodge regrets to announce the passing of Mrs. Theresa Burchett, mother to Officer Scott Burchett, # 6441.  Mrs. Burchett passed away on 10/13/2021.   

Theresa Lynn Burchett, age 59, of Dallastown, PA, passed away at her home on October 13, 2021. Born in Baltimore, Maryland on May 15, 1962, she was the daughter of the late Elmer J. and Gloria S. (nee Hill) Mixter.  

Theresa is survived by her husband of 40 years, Michael L. Burchett; her sons and daughters in law, Brian M. Burchett, his wife Tara and Scott L. Burchett and his wife Amber; her grandchildren whom she adored, Aidan, Owen, Wyatt, Ellie, and Audrey. She is also survived by her mother-in- law, Margaret Burchett; her beloved sister, Mary Lindley; her nephew, Christopher; and many friends. 

Theresa was an admirable wife, mother, and grandmother. She was a devoted and gracious person to many and will be remembered for the kind heart she had.
Huggie- Thank you for all the soft, sweet things you have left behind in our homes, in our heads, and in our hearts. You will be always loved, forever missed, and never forgotten.  
A private celebration of her life memorial service will be held at the family home. 

Robert Klouda

The lodge regrets to announce the passing of Mr. Robert Klouda, Grandfather of Captain Brandon Rogers, Commander of the Pikesville Precinct, and Father-in-Law of retired Lieutenant George “Butch” Rogers.

Mr. Klouda passed away on October 14th at the age of 91. Services will be held on Tuesday, October 19th out of state.

Nicholett C. Shelton

The lodge regrets to announce the passing of Nicholett Shelton, mother-in-law of Lieutenant Anthony Dicara.

On October 14, 2021, Nicholett Carol Shelton (nee Phillips), beloved wife of Richard Thomas Shelton; devoted mother of Stacey Frommeyer (Tim) and Angie DiCara (Tony); cherished grandmother of Lindsey (Zachery), Lauren, Erik, Nicholas, and Maria; loving sister of the late Gerald, Joyce, Leona, and David. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.

Friends may call at the family owned Bruzdzinski Funeral Home P. A. at 1407 Old Eastern Avenue, Essex  at route 702 (beltway exit 36) on Sunday from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm and 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Funeral services on Monday at 11:00 am.  A private cremation will follow.  In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to: Christian Fellowship Church of God, 12909 Eastern Avenue, Middle River, MD. 21220.

Nancy M. Horner

The lodge regrets to announce the passing of Nancy M. Horner, wife of Retired Officer Leroy (Mike) Horner.

On Saturday, October 16, 2021 Nancy Horner of Bel Air, MD passed away peacefully. Beloved wife of 51 years of LeRoy Horner. Loving mother of Michelle Lynn Horner, Terry Lee Horner and her fiancé Brian Hess. Cherished sister of Lynn Strickland and her husband Jerry. Devoted aunt of Freddie Besnoska. Nancy is also survived by many members of the Horner family, along with her grand-pups Molly and Dempsey. She is preceded in death by her beloved Cotton-Maltese Bentley. A Celebration of Life Memorial Service will be held at Hasslinger Hall located at 3 Walnut Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21206 on October 30, 2021 at 1:00pm. Arrangements were handled by the Bruzdzinski Funeral Home of Essex, MD.

Larry A. Warch

The lodge regrets to announce the passing of Retired Officer Larry A. Warch.

Larry Alan Warch, age 78, of Sykesville, Maryland passed away on Monday, October 4, 2021. Larry was born October 17, 1942 to parents John and Evelyn Warch. Larry was the beloved husband of Cindy Warch and the devoted father of Larry Warch, II (the late Diane) and Michael Christopher Warch (Lydia); cherished grandfather of Alex and Nick Warch and the late Emma Warch; dear brother of the late Marjorie Raitzyk.

Family and friends are invited to gather at Gary L. Kaufman Funeral Home at Meadowridge Memorial Park, Inc. 7250 Washington Blvd., Elkridge, Maryland 21075 (Exit 6 South off Route 100) on Tuesday, October 12, 2021 from 2:00-4:00pm and 6:00-8:00pm where a Celebration of Life Service will be held on Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at 10am. Interment Meadowridge Memorial Park.

Larry’s family wishes donations to be made to St. Jude’s Children Hospital 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the WARCH family.

Donald Byrd

The lodge regrets to announce the passing of Retired Detective Donald Byrd.  Donald passed away suddenly in Florida on Saturday, September 25th

A viewing will be held Friday, October 8th from 4:00 to 7:00 pm, John Williams Funeral Home, 1721 N. Monroe Street Baltimore, MD 21217.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, October 9th 11:00 am, Christ Deliverance Church, 711 Walnut Avenue Baltimore, MD 21229.

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

Samuel M. Jennings, Sr.

The lodge regrets to announce the passing of Samuel Moses Jennings, Sr., grandfather of Officer Rodney Kenion.

Mr. Jennings was also a veteran of the United States Army.

Please keep the Jennings/Kenion family in your thoughts and prayers.

Robert S. Rikard

The lodge regrets to announce the passing of Retired Officer Robert S. Rikard.

Robert “Shawn” Rikard, beloved husband, father, grandfather and friend, passed away September 26, 2021 after a brief illness at Johns Hopkins.  He was 51 years old.

He was born in Oxford, Mississippi on October 1, 1969 to the late Robert Irby and Betty Jo Rikard.   He grew up in Pasadena where he graduated from Northeast High School, class of 1987.  He then went on to serve the community of Baltimore County as a police officer and detective.  He retired in 2009 after 15 years of service.  After retirement, he began working for Sinclair Broadcasting as head of security. 
Shawn enjoyed sharing his love of hunting and fishing with his children and his friends. He had a passion for antique cars.  What he enjoyed most was spending time with his wife, children and grandchildren.  
He was a member of the Baltimore County FOP Lodge #4, the National Rifle Association, and several hunting and fishing clubs.  

Shawn is survived by his wife, Karla Suzanne Rikard; his children, Robert “Jesse” Rikard (Stefanie), Genevieve Elizabeth Rikard (Mitch), Logan Robert Hill, and Lauryn Elaine Hill; and his four grandchildren, Remington Cole, Jamison Lee, Isabella Mae, and Robert Jasper Rikard.  

Friends may visit on Thursday, September 30, 2021 from 3:00-5:00 p.m. and 7:00-9:00 p.m. at the Stallings Funeral Home, P.A. Pasadena, MD.   Funeral services will be held Saturday, October 2, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at the Chesapeake Christian Center, 206 Weston Woods Drive, Pasadena, MD.  Interment to follow at Glen Haven Memorial Park, 7215 Ritchie Highway, Glen Burnie, MD.  Immediately following, share your memories and reminisce with family and friends at the Maryland Yacht Club, 1500 Fairview Beach Road, Pasadena,  MD.  

Memorial contributions may be made in his memory to Baltimore County Police Memorial Fund, Inc., 9304 Harford Road, Baltimore, MD 21234. 

Patrick W. Aiosa

The lodge regrets to announce the passing of Patrick Walter Aiosa, father of Detective Michael Aiosa, Father-in-law of Officer Rachel Aiosa and grandfather of Office Chase Aiosa.

Patrick Walter Aiosa, 78, passed away peacefully surrounded by his beloved Shirley Aiosa of 56 years, and sons Kenneth Aiosa (Terri), Michael Aiosa (Rachel), and Joseph Aiosa (Meaggan) on September 16, 2021. Predeceased by his parents Salvatore & Mary. Survived by 10 grandchildren, Kayla Sisti (Andrew), Alex, Nina, Chase, Lindsey, Cole, Christopher, Natalie, Jack, and Madelyn Aiosa, and great grandson Maverick. Dear brother of the late Carmela Montagne and Marie Jahnigen (Albert); uncle to Patricia Jahnigen, Greg Jahnigen (Choti), Elizabeth Cook (William), Mike Montagne (Linda), Dave Montagne, Joe Montagne (Karen), and cousin Keith Masters (Laura).

Pat instilled strong values in his family by working at Seagrams for over 40 years before retiring. Never one to be idle, he returned to the workforce at St. John’s Properties for an additional 10 years. Pat was a coach, mentor, and enjoyed auto racing. As a youth, Pat was sponsored by Ford Motor Company in auto racing. Commonly referred as a “Jack of all trades” for his ability to fix anything and could be found helping neighbors on various mechanical and construction projects or turning wrenches with his sons on their Mustangs and Jeep. He will be remembered in our hearts as a fighter, battling cancer three times, and for his strength and devotion to family.

Bruce D. Paul

The lodge regrets to announce the passing of Bruce Donald Paul, beloved father of Detective Matthew Paul.  Bruce Paul (age 75) passed away early Saturday morning (09-18-2021), after a 3 year long battle with multiple sclerosis.

A viewing will be held on Wednesday, September 22nd from 3-5 and 7-9 at Connelly’s Funeral Home of Dundalk located at 7110 Sollers Point Road.  Funeral service will be private and held at a later date. 

Please keep Detective Paul and his family in your thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

Anne C. Jacob

The lodge regrets to announce the passing of Anne C. Jacob, mother of Officer Stephen Jacob.  

Anne C. Jacob (nee McLaughlin), 77, passed away peacefully on September 13, 2021 surrounded by her loving family after a long illness.   

Friends and family are invited to celebrate and remember Anne’s life on Monday, September 20, 2021 at the Cathedral of St. Francis of Assisi in Metuchen, NJ.   The Funeral Mass may be viewed via Livestream on the St. Francis website, for those unable to attend in person.   

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of Anne C. Jacob to the Dementia Society of America by mail to P.O. 600, Doylestown, PA 18901 or online at     

Crystal L. Stern

The lodge regrets to announce the passing of Crystal Lynn Stern, beloved sister of Officer Brandi Ahmer. 

Crystal Stern passed away suddenly on September 12, 2021. A viewing will be held on Friday, September 17th from 2-4:00 pm and 6-8:00 pm at Duda-Ruck Funeral Home of Dundalk located at 7922 Wise Ave, 21222.  Funeral service will be held on Saturday, September 18th at 10:00 am at the Interment Gardens of Faith Memorial Gardens. 

Please keep Officer Ahmer and her family in your thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

Theresa W. Bergman

The lodge regrets to announce the passing of Theresa Wrenn Bergman, wife of Retired Officer Ronald G. Bergman on Tuesday, September 14, 2021 surrounded by her loving family.

She is survived by her husband, Ronald G. Bergman, daughter Holly W. Bergman, son Ronald S. Bergman, and granddaughter Kylee J. Bergman. Also surviving Terrie is her father, Ernest D. Rehmeyer, her older sister Catherine A. Finnegan (husband Brian), her younger brother David R. Rehmeyer (wife Sandra),her niece Margaret W. Finnegan, and nephew Mason D. Rehmeyer. She is also survived by mother-in-law Betty L. Bergman, sister-in-law Tina M. Bergman, nephew Jason S.Lange (wife Gina) and their children Alexys M. Carapico and Jaxon L. Lange, nephew Bryan R. Lange (wife Samantha), and nephew Corey W. Lange (wife Kellie). She joins her late mother, Elizabeth (Betty) W. (Hasson) Rehmeyer and late sister Nancy M. Rehmeyer. 

Terrie grew up in Parkville, graduating from Parkville High School in 1981. She attended Towson University and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Resources and Hospital Administration. She was a certified Senior Professional in Human Resources, and worked for the Baltimore County Police Department in HR. She then moved to the HR department for the Baltimore County Department of Health and Human Services from which she retired in July 2020. She married her loving husband Ron on June 28, 1996 and chose to marry him again on June 28, 2018. They celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary in 2021. She spent her days planning elaborate vacations with her family, shopping, reading, and day-tripping. She was involved in community theater and loved the arts. She also enjoyed boating and flying with her husband, going on impromptu road trips, and visiting friends out of state.  

A visitation will be held at Bruzdzinski’s Funeral Home on Tuesday, September 21st from 2-4pm and from 6-8pm. The funeral will be held on Wednesday, September 22nd at 10am at Our Lady Queen of Peace. 

In lieu of flowers, please send donations to METAvivor, an organization specializing in MBC funding and research.!/donation/checkout

Quinlin Diggs

The lodge regrets to announce the passing of Quinlin Diggs, wife of Retired Officer James Diggs, Jr.

Viewing is scheduled for Tuesday, September 21, 2021 at Howell funeral home located at 4600 Liberty Heights Baltimore, MD 21207 family and friends hours from 3 to 5 PM and 6 to 8 PM.

Services will take place on Wednesday, September 22, 2021 at Immanuel Lutheran church located at 5701 Lock Raven Blvd. 21218. Family hour begins at 11 AM and services start at 11:30 AM.

Interment to take place at Veterans cemetery at 11501 Garrison Forest Rd., Owings Mills MD 21117. Afterwards, everyone is invited to join the family and friends at the VFW hall located at 214 Tollgate Road. Cards or arrangements may be sent to 2756 Church Lane, Taneytown, MD 21787.

Margaret L. George

The lodge regrets to inform you of the passing of Margaret L. George, mother of Retired Officer William King, on 09/11/2021.

Margaret, was 93 and born on June 26, 1928 to George and Anna Alexander. One of seven children, she grew up in Harford County and graduated from Dublin High School in 1945. Margaret married her first husband, Willie King in 1949. He died in 1955 while serving in the Navy. They had two sons, Warren King, who predeceased his mother in 1965 and William King. Margaret married her second husband, Thomas J. George in 1971. They lived in Amherst, Ohio, running a tax business. Margaret and Tom traveled and always considered Maryland their home. They were most dedicated to spending time with their families. Tom passed away in 2014. Since developing dementia, Margaret has lived in Bel Air with her son, William King and his wife, Deborah. She is survived by grandsons, Eric King and wife, Chiara and Adam King and his wife, Suzanne and 3 great grandchildren from her marriage to Mr. King and 4 stepchildren, grandchildren and great grandchildren from her marriage to Mr. George.

Visitation will be held under the caring guidance of the family owned and operated McComas Funeral Home, Abingdon, Maryland on Thursday, September 16, 2021, from 6-9 PM and on Friday, September 17, from 11 AM-12 PM, followed by a service at 12 PM. Interment will take place in West Nottingham Cemetery, Colora, MD. Contributions may be made to a charity of your choice.

Please keep the King family in your thoughts and prayers.