Category Archives: Passings

“Greatly Loved and Sadly Missed”: Carole (Schmidt) Treat-Rebert, 1939-2016

These days it seems most of my posts are about deaths. Another Koppelman-Schwarz relation passed away in March 2016: Carole Treat-Rebert. Born Carole Margaret Schmidt in Baltimore to George Schmidt and Edith (Kraemer) Schmidt, Carole graduated from Mergenthaler Vocational-Technical High … Continue reading

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Emily Laura Koppelman Barger (1917-2015)

Another Koppelman passed on this summer. Emily Laura Koppelman Barger died at the home of her son Robert W. Barger in Lynchburg, Virginia on her 78th wedding anniversary, June 12, 2015. Emily had lived with her son and daughter-in-law since … Continue reading

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“Crabs, Mitchell’s corn, and hopefully a Buick”: Clarence Cromwell Boyle Sr.

Clarence C. Boyle, Sr., long-time proprietor of Boyle Buick in Abingdon, Maryland, died on March 27, 2012. A World War II veteran, avid pilot and talented baseball player who was scouted by the Brooklyn Dodgers, Mr. Boyle was well-known and … Continue reading

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Rev. David H. Manrodt (1921-2010)

Rev. David H. Manrodt, Ph.D., passed away on 10 August 2010. He was 88 years old. According to hisĀ  obituary in the Baltimore Sun, Manrodt served Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church for 38 years, from 1948 to 1986. Rev. Manrodt, a … Continue reading

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Passings: Leonard Malwitz

We know that babies continue to be born, and marriages celebrated, but somehow it is the deaths we hear the most about. The Schwarz clan has lost another member in the passing of Leonard Malwitz. Leonard’s sister-in-law was Gloria Schwarz … Continue reading

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Another Passing: William Lawrence Jr.

Thanks to Connie Milbourne for passing on this news. The Lawrences are on the Schwarz-Soeder side of the family, i.e., Katherine Schwarz Koppelman’s relations. WILLIAM LAWRENCE, JR. On January 27, 2011, William “Bill” Lawrence Jr. There will be a visitation … Continue reading

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Ruth Raab Sterner

I’m sad to report another family loss. Ruth Raab Sterner passed away on the 26th of August. Here is her obituary from the Baltimore SUN: STERNER , Ruth E. On August 26, 2010, RUTH EMMA STERNER (nee RAAB), beloved wife … Continue reading

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