Kathy A. Bradburn

The lodge regrets to announce the passing of Kathy Bradburn, wife of Retired Officer Richard P. Bradburn.

Kathy A. Bradburn, 64, of Hanover entered into God’s eternal care on Wednesday, February 16, 2022 at the Carroll Hospital Center in Westminster, MD.

Born on Wednesday, October 23, 1957 in Baltimore, MD, she was the daughter of the late Harold and Ann C. Ott Sherman. Kathy attended the Hanover First Church of God.

Surviving, in addition to her husband of 34 years, is a son, Richard A. Bradburn and his fiancée, Ashley Gilbert; six grandchildren, Scarlett A. Bradburn, Jarred A. Bradburn, Rylee A. Bradburn, Ryann A. Bradburn, Chloie B. Voss and Evelynn R. Jacoby; and her twin brother, Randy Sherman. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by two brothers, Steven and Richard Sherman.

You may also make a monetary donation to to this GoFundMe, https://gofund.me/50309657

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

David P. Crum

The lodge regrets to announce the passing of Retired Officer David Crum.

Retired Officer Dave Crum of Lutherville, Maryland passed away after a courageous battle with cancer on Monday, February 14, 2022. He was 62 years old and spent his career with the Baltimore County Police Department Precinct #9 – White Marsh. He is survived by his wife, Pat, 4 children and 5 grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at Peaceful Alternatives Funeral and Cremation Center, P.A., 2325 York Road, Timonium, Maryland 21093 on Saturday, February 19 from 1-2:30 PM with a service to begin at 2:30 PM. Interment will be private. 

Please keep the Crum family in your thoughts and prayers.

Regina Ecker


REGINA ANN ECKER ~ April 13, 1951 – March 3, 2021

A Memorial Mass for Regina will be offered on Saturday, March 19, 2022 at one o’clock in the afternoon.

Mass will be held at: Our Lady of Guadalupe Mission Church, 35318 Church Road, Frankford, DE 19945.

A Luncheon will be held immediately following the Mass at: VFW Post 7234, 29265 Marshy Hope Way, Ocean View, DE 19970.

Please RSVP to Tim Caslin – caslin@comcast.net, for the family has a head count for food and drink.

Chaplain James H. Lane

The lodge regrets to announce the passing of Retired BCPD Chaplain Dr. James H. Lane on January 28, 2022.

Pastor Lane, born in 1924 in McKenzie, TN, was the son of Leon and Vera Lane. He was dedicated to serving God and his country. In doing so, he was awarded 2 Purple Hearts and a Bronze Star for his service in the US Army in WWII, serving in every major battle under General George Patton. He married the love of his life, Helen Kindle on February 16, 1946, just months after he returned from the war the previous October. They were married for 71 years.  In 1962 he and Helen founded and were the Pastors of Trinity Temple Church where in addition to preaching the Word of God, he served the community and the congregation, performing thousands of weddings, funerals, baptisms and christenings. In addition to serving from the pulpit, he joined and/or became Chaplain to many local VFWs, American Legions, Civil Air Patrol and Masonic Lodge. He joined the Baltimore County Auxiliary Police where he rose to the rank of Captain and subsequently began serving as Chaplain for the county police department and fire department.  In recognition of his 60 plus years of service as Chaplain to the Baltimore County Police and Baltimore County Fire Departments, in 2018 he was awarded the title of Chaplain Emeritus, the only Chaplain to be awarded this in the history of Baltimore County.

Visitation will be held at Trinity Church, 914 Essex Avenue, 21221 on Friday, February 11th from 3 to 5 PM and 7 to 9 PM. Memorial Service will be held at (Mountain Christian) Cook Auditorium, 1824 Mountain Road, Joppa 21085 on Saturday February 12th at 11 AM.

Pastor Lane always said “Just one rose will do” and requested that in lieu of flowers donations be made to: Trinity Temple Church, 914 Essex Avenue, Essex, MD 21221:  http://www.ourtrinity.church/donate


Edward W.Crizer, Sr.

The lodge regrets to announce the passing of Edward Wilson Crizer, Sr., grandfather of Officer Anthony Crizer.

On February 4th 2022 Edward Wilson Crizer Sr. was called home from Season’s Hospice. He was predeceased by the love of his life Lucille C. Crizer (Hess). They had 5 children Deborah Butcher married to Micheal Butcher, Pauline Barron married to William Barron, Patricia Wilson married to James Wilson, Edward Crizer Jr. married to Jennifer Crizer and Kenneth Crizer married to Keehna Crizer.

Eddie was born in White Sulphur Springs WV to Francis and Audrey Crizer His siblings and their spouses who he loved dearly are Leonard and Irma, Charles and Phyllis, Vella and Frank, Barry and Wendy, Gary and Eva, Rosalie and Will.

Wilson loved his in-laws like they were his own siblings. He loved Lucille’s parents Jim and Ada like they were his parents. He cherished his times with his in-laws and their spouses James and (Luise) Judy, Catherine and Herm, Harry and Lynn, Lorainne and Mick.

He loved all his nieces and nephews, they all have a story about Uncle Ed.

Pop loved his grandchildren and great grandchildren and their spouses, Eric, Stacey, Ron, Samara, Dana, John, Peyton, Trenton, James, Carol, Ryla, Anthony, Melissa, Christian, Aaron, Edward III, Brent, Olivia. He was known to them simply as Pop. He was also known as Pop to his many “adopted” grandkids. He loved children and being their Pop if they needed one.

He was loved by many and will be missed deeply. He was a good listener and always willing to help where he could. He was the patriarch of his family and his family was everything in the world to him. He had many friends who he loved socializing with. Ed also enjoyed the company of his neighbors. He was kind to animals and spoiled many. He told everyone he had a great life!

Big Ed as he was known at the mill was a proud member of the United Steelworkers of America and worked as a welder for 41 years at Bethlehem Steel in Sparrows Point. He also worked at the Royal Lumber Yard in Glen Burnie.

He built a 2nd home in Slanesville, WV and had many friends there that he held dear to his heart.

The family will receive friends at the Connelly Funeral Home of Dundalk, 7110 Sollers Point Rd. on Tuesday from 4-8pm. A funeral service for Eddie will be held on Wednesday 10am at the funeral home. Internment to follow at Oak Lawn Cemetery.

Shirley A. Allan

The lodge regrets to announce the passing of Shirley Ann Allan, mother of Retired Officer Charles Allan, on February 5, 2022. She was 85.

Shirley passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family. Beloved wife of the late Charles H. Allan, Jr.; Devoted mother of Charles W. Allan and his wife Frannie, Cheryl Helminiak and her husband Michael J.; Cherished grandmother of Angela Eckloff and her husband Michael, Amberly Helminiak, Nicole Helminiak and Bradley Allan. Adoring great grandmother of Cody Eckloff and Wyatt Eckloff; Cherished sister of the late Norman, Robert, William and Mary Bageant. Also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Family and friends are invited to honor and celebrate Shirley’s life at Cvach/Rosedale Funeral Home 1211 Chesaco Avenue on Tuesday and Wednesday 2-4 & 6-8 PM. Funeral Services Thursday 10 AM at Cvach/Rosedale, followed by interment at Gardens of Faith Cemetery. To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Shirley Ann Allan, please visit our floral store.


Richard D. Deems

The lodge regrets to announce the passing of Retired Sergeant Richard D. Deems on January 24, 2022.

Funeral arrangements are pending.

Please keep the Deems family in your thoughts and prayers.

Robert D. Thomas

The lodge regrets to announce the passing of Retired Officer Robert D. Thomas.

Robert DeForrest Thomas, age 69, affectionately known as “Papa T” by his grandchildren, passed away peacefully on Friday, January 21, 2022 surrounded by his family.

Born in Cheverly, Maryland on November 23, 1952, he was the son of the late George and Beverlee Thomas. For the past 45 years, he has been a devoted husband to his beloved wife, Deborah Ann Thomas.

Rob lived a life of service, dedicating 31 years as a police officer for both Anne Arundel and Baltimore County Police Departments. Following his retirement, he spent 14 years as the Director of Security for Harbor East Property Management. He was a graduate of Duvall High School, class of 1970, and of the University of Maryland, class of 1974. Rob loved spending time with his grandchildren and family, he was their biggest fan. He enjoyed relaxing at the beach, rooting for his grandsons at their little league games, working on house projects, and caring for his dog, Gustavo. As the patriarch of his family, Rob provided unwavering love and support for those he held dear.

In addition to his wife, Rob is survived by his children and their spouses Kasey and Douglas Miller, Kadie and Matthew Derby; mother-in-law Eleanor Vleeschouwer; brothers and sisters-in-law Tommy and Sharon Thomas, Jerry Thomas, Kenneth and Laurie Thomas, and grandchildren Hudson, Wyatt, Jack and Charlotte B.

Funeral services and interment will be private.

Dolores Coburn

The lodge regrets to announce the passing of Dolores Coburn, mother of Retired Officer Donald “Chopper” Coburn on January 22, 2022 at the age of 97.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete.

Services will be held at Gary L. Kaufman Funeral Home. Internment following at Meadowridge Cemetery.  She is survived by Don Coburn, Carl Coburn, Caron Colletti, nine grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. 

Please review the funeral home website for updates within the next week.

Please keep the Coburn family in your thoughts and prayers.

Robert E. Deale

The lodge regrets to announce the passing of Retired Officer Robert E. Deale.

Robert E. Deale, Jr., 77, of Harrington, DE formerly of Baltimore, MD went home to his Savior on Saturday, January 22, 2022, at Bayhealth Hospital, Sussex Campus, Milford. He was born in Baltimore, MD the son of the late Robert E. Deale, Sr. and Wilhelmina (Erhardt) Deale. He served as a police officer with the Baltimore County Police Department for many years before retiring. After retirement, Robert went to work for the State of Maryland in the Department of Highway Safety, working there for years before retiring. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Milford, a member of both the Harrington and Milford Senior Centers, and the F.O.P. He enjoyed working on his family’s genealogy, reading, traveling and was an avid Baltimore Orioles and Ravens fan. He was one of the few people to achieve Eagle Scout. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Carole S. Deale in 2015 and a sister Shirley Sult. He is survived by his loving daughter Rebekah (Deale) Proudfoot, her husband Hunter and their kids, Makayla and Camden, as well as many nieces and nephews. 

A viewing will be held from 1 – 2 pm on Friday, January 28 at the McKnatt, Carpenter & Baker Funeral Home, 50 Commerce Street, Harrington where funeral services will be held at 2 pm. Burial will follow in Hollywood Cemetery, Harrington.  Face coverings are required for all those in attendance in accordance with State of Delaware mandate. In lieu of flowers the family suggests contributions be made to either the Harrington Senior Center, 102 Fleming Street, Harrington, Delaware 19952 or to the Milford Senior Center, 111 Park Avenue, Milford, Delaware 19963. Letters of condolence may be shared with the family at www.loflandandmcknatt.com. 

James Kesterson

The lodge regrets to announce the passing of James Kesterson, father of Retired Officer Richard Kesterson, on January 9, 2022.

On January 9, 2022 James William Kesterson, Jr.  husband of the late Jean Frances Kesterson (nee Saunders); father of James W. Kesterson III, Richard W. Kesterson, Melissa L. Mohon, and the late Malinda A. Kesterson; brother of the late Sharon Branson; also survived by many grandchildren.

A Memorial Service will be held at a later date. 

In Lieu of Flowers donations may be made in Mr. Kesterson’s name to the Chesapeake Bay Foundation,  6 Herndon Ave, Annapolis, MD 21403.

Raymond Dellman

The lodge regrets to announce the passing of Raymond G. Dellman, father of Retired Sergeant Jeffrey Dellman.

On January 11, 2022, Raymond Gordon Dellman, Jr., beloved husband of the late Nancy A. Dellman (nee Skelton), devoted father of David Dellman and his wife Janis and Jeff Dellman and his wife Jean, loving grandfather of Lauren Dellman and her husband Christopher, Rachel Dellman, and Delaney Dellman, dear brother of Eleanor Pfeifer.

Services and interment private. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Mr. Dellman’s memory to The Alzheimers Association, 1850 York Road, Suite D, Lutherville, Maryland 21093 or alz.org.


Terry F. Morehouse

The lodge regrets to announce the passing of Terry Floyd Morehouse, father of Sergeant Thomas Morehouse.

Mr. Morehouse, a Vietnam Veteran, passed away on December 31, 2021.

Friends may pay their respects to Mr. Morehouse and his family on Thursday, January 6th from 2pm to 4pm and 6pm to 8pm at Duda Ruck of Dundalk, 7922 Wise Avenue 21222.  

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Blackhorse Association (Blackhorse.org) or any charity of your choosing.

Please keep the Morehouse family in your prayers during this difficult time.

Joseph S. Price

The lodge regrets to announce the passing of Retired Detective Joseph S. Price.

Joseph Sindall Price, 80, of Reisterstown, MD, passed away on Monday, December
27, 2021, at Northwest Hospital in Randallstown, MD. Born on September 12,
1941, in Baltimore, MD, he was the son of the late James Raymond Price, Sr. and
Jeanette Louise Falter Price. He was the beloved husband of 31 years to Marilyn
Erickson Price.

Joseph worked as a detective for the Baltimore County Police Department. He
was a proud veteran of the United States Navy. Joseph enjoyed riding
motorcycles all over the country, fishing and tying his own flies, and being a
member of Cowboy Action Shooting. He was an avid fisherman, artist, and poet.
Joseph was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church.

Surviving him in addition to his wife are sons: Steven Price and wife Kathy and Eric
Price and wife Leslie, stepchildren: Lynn Erickson Blevins and husband Kenneth
and Sheila Beth Erickson and Floyd Rountree, grandchildren: Michael, Brandon,
Samantha, Brittany, Ashlyn, Megan, Bryan, Lindsey, and Cole, and a greatgranddaughter:

He was predeceased by a stepson: Michael Lee Erickson, Sr., and siblings: Bill, Jim,
and Audrey.

The family will receive visitors on Sunday, January 2, from 5-7 pm at the
ECKHARDT FUNERAL CHAPEL, P.A., 11605 Reisterstown Road, Owings Mills, MD A funeral service will be held on Monday, January 3, at 11 am at Trinity Lutheran Church, 833 Deer Park Road, Westminster, MD 21157. Interment to follow in Trinity Lutheran Church Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research
Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

James E. Miller, Jr.

The lodge regrets to announce the passing of Retired Sergeant James E. Miller, Jr.

James “Jim” E. Miller Jr, a retired Baltimore County Police Sergeant and longtime Parkville resident died December 23, 2021, at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Towson MD.  He was 61.

Born in Baltimore, he was the caring son of Laura Miller and the late James E. Miller Sr.

Survived by his fiancée of 14 years, Barbara Pike; Loving Father of Megan Holmes and husband Doug, Madeline Miller; former wife, Doreen Fitch; Cherished grandfather, affectionately known as “Baboo” to Hayden, Elsie, and Georgia Holmes; Devoted brother to Tony and Nick Miller, sister Julie Occhionero; cherished best friend of Paul Krawczyk; Also survived by many loving aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. 

Jim can best be remembered for his love of family, golf, and practical jokes.  Jim was a baseball enthusiast. A great player in his younger years.  He enjoyed watching the Orioles and coaching youth teams for his brother Nick, daughters Megan and Maddie, nieces Laura and Ashley, nephew Mikey, and grandson Hayden.  Jim was devoted to his family and will be greatly missed.

Family and friends will honor and celebrate Jim’s life at the family-owned Evans Life Celebration Home – 8800 Harford Road, Parkville MD 21234, on Wednesday, December 29th, 2021, from 3-5 and 7-9 PM. A funeral mass will be held on Thursday, 10 AM at St. Isaac Jogues Catholic Church on Old Harford Road. Interment to follow at Parkwood Cemetery. 

Attention: Baltimore County has issued a new mask mandate starting on Wednesday, December 29th, 2021. Anyone entering our facilities must have a face covering. Thank you in advance.