memorial service

January 28, 2020 | Joe Yasharoff

Family, Friends, Former Players Pay Tribute to Morgan Wootten

This was not the first time Morgan Wootten filled up a gym. The appropriately named Morgan and Kathy Wootten Gymnasium at DeMatha High School was packed with family members, friends and former coaches and players mentored by the legendary coach who died last week at the age of 88. The tone of the funeral mass […]

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June 12, 2019 | Staff Writer

Traffic Delays Likely on Memorial Service Route for Police Officer Kyle Olinger

The Montgomery County Police said traffic delays should be expected from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 12 during the memorial service for Police Officer Kyle Olinger. A funeral procession, which includes motor officers and marked police cruisers, will escort Officer Olinger’s ashes from the Rockville Town Square beginning at 10 a.m. The procession will […]

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July 17, 2018 | Staff Writer

County Officials Will Remember Homeless Individuals During Memorial Service 

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett is expected to join the Montgomery County Council and local non-profits to remember homeless individuals who died in 2017 and 2018. The second annual memorial service will take place at the Executive Officer Building Circuit Court Plaza, located at 101 Monroe Street in Rockville. Last year, 50 individuals in the […]

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October 5, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Community Still Mourning Slain Teacher (PHOTOS)

There is a hole in the lives of the Wilde Lake High School community following the death of their teacher and friend. But there was a sense of reassurance Wednesday night during a memorial service at the Wilde Lake Interfaith Center in Columbia, where hundreds of people gathered to celebrate the life of Laura Wallen. Wallen, […]

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June 2, 2017 | Staff Writer

Leggett Expected to Hold Memorial Service for Homeless

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett is expected to join County Councilmember George Leventhal and community nonprofits for a special ceremony on June 7 to commemorate homeless individuals who died in 2016 and 2017, according to a news release. A survey published by the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments titled, “2017 Point-in-Time Survey,” shows there are […]

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November 4, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, Nov. 4, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Nov. 4, in Montgomery County: 1. The Corporate Volunteer Council will be holding its Annual Luncheon and Awards Ceremony today to honor volunteers and sponsors. 2. The Silver Spring Health Center will be holding a Flu Vaccination Clinic today from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. 3. A memorial […]

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October 25, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Memorial Service for Gaithersburg Councilmember Henry Marraffa Set for Nov. 6

UPDATED The city of Gaithersburg is mourning the loss of City Councilmember Henry Marraffa, Jr., who passed away on Oct. 18, after a battle with cancer. The city flag has been lowered to half staff in memory of Marraffa, and his seat at the Council dais has been draped with bunting and covered with flowers. […]

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May 6, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Fallen Heroes Memorial Service (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Local leaders, law enforcement officers and family and friends gathered for the “Fallen Heroes Memorial Service” outside the Public Safety Headquarters in Gaithersburg on May 6. This ceremony pays tribute to 19 Montgomery County officers and deputies who lost their lives in the line of duty. The fallen officers include: Patrolman Joseph Case, Captain James […]

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