Bel Air Obituaries

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  • 4 hrs ago | via The Baltimore Sun 

    Ceremony kicks off construction on new John Carroll ...

    Leaders of The John Carroll School, along with town and Harford County officials and representatives of the Archdiocese of Baltimore, celebrated the long-awaited start of construction Monday on two new artificial turf athletic fields at the Bel Air private school. I think it will be a great benefit to John Carroll, because it will attract kids who want to play at a top-notch scholastic and athletic facility.


  • Monday Oct 13 | via 

    Donald M. Kranyak, 80; Retired Postal Service Employ...

    Donald M. Kranyak, a resident of Fallston, MD and longtime resident of Stamford, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014. He was 80. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, and had worked with the U.S. Postal Service for 32 years.


  • Friday Oct 10 | via 

    Cigar, Legendary Horse Born Near Bel Air, Passes Awa...

    Cigar, the thoroughbred born near Bel Air who went on to become one of the winningest racehorses of all time, passed away this week at the age of 24. Known as "America's horse," Cigar was "a ham who posed for the cameras before beating the best of his generation," according to the New York Times . Cigar was twice named America's Horse of the Year, in 1995 and 1996; was the leading money earner of all time at the time of his retirement, earning $9,999,815; was named Horse of the Decade for the 1990s; and equalled horse Citation for having the most consecutive racing wins, at 16. "That thunder we heard last night must have been him galloping up into heaven-go get 'em, big boy!" Country Life Farm posted on Facebook Wednesday.


  • Wednesday Oct 8 | via 

    2-time Horse of the Year Cigar dies after surgery

    Cigar, the two-time Horse of the Year whose 16-race winning streak matched one of racing's greatest achievements, has died.


  • Wednesday Oct 8 | via 

    Funerals Planned for Bel Air Students Killed in Crash

    Memorial services for the pair of 16-year-old Bel Air High School students killed in an Oct. 3 crash in Kingsville have been planned for Friday and Saturday. Ryan Thomas Harris , of the 400 block of Dellcrest Drive, will be remembered at a memorial mass from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 10, at St. Margaret Church , 141 North Hickory Avenue, in Bel Air.


  • Monday Oct 6 | via 

    Memorial Gathering Scheduled for Bel Air High Student

    After two Bel Air High School students were killed suddenly Friday night in a Kingsville crash, the community is in mourning. Counselors were available to students at homecoming Saturday evening, and now memorial services are in the midst of being planned.


  • Friday Oct 3 | via The Baltimore Sun 

    Elizabeth E. 'Libby' Chapman, homemaker

    Elizabeth E. "Libby" Chapman, a homemaker and former longtime Roland Park resident, died Sept. 23 at the Blakehurst Retirement Community in Towson of complications from dementia .


  • Tuesday Sep 30 | via 

    'Human Rope to Stop the Dope' Forms in Bel Air

    Dozens fanned out along Main Street in Bel Air recently, joining together in what participants called a "Human Rope to Stop the Dope." The Harford County Office of Drug Control Policy , which coordinated the Sept.


  • Tuesday Sep 23 | via The Baltimore Sun 

    George E. Hauver, APG physicist

    George Edgar Hauver, a retired Aberdeen Proving Ground scientist and amateur photographer who was a first-place winner in photo contests, died of dementia complications Sept. 17 at Bloom Assisted Living in Hilton Head, S.C. The former Bel Air resident was 87. Born in Hagerstown, he was the son of Edgar Routzhan Hauver, a teacher, and Helen Hauver, a homemaker.