1956 HeiskeliteYear Book
Our Deceased Classmates
Photo Album Class of '56
60th Birthday celebration
70th Birthday Celebration
75th Birthday Celebration
1953 Heiskelite Yearbook
1954 Heiskelite Yearbook
Welcome to the
Hagerstown High School Class of 1956 Web site!
(Please visit links on left side of page)
In memory of Richard A. Wade 1938
- 2001 (click)
Class of '56 welcomes all, but especially our classmates to share
events, news, and information of the graduating class of June, 1956.
This is a very active high school class that has
reunions every 5 years and "special" events, such as
class "Zero & 5th" Birthday Celebrations, Luncheons and picnics
held in the Hagerstown, Maryland area, and
participation in the Annual HHS Florida Gathering.
Celebration - Hagerstown High Class of 1956
September 14-16, 2018
Photos (click) ...
George Barkdoll, 83
George Alfred Barkdoll,
83, of Hagerstown, MD, passed away Saturday, August 1, 2020,
at his home.
Born Friday, January 1,
1937, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late Alfred G.
Barkdoll and the late Alice (Stallings) Douglas.
George graduated from the
last class of Hagerstown High School in 1956.
He was employed in the
flooring industry for more than 60 years, working for
Turner’s Decorating, being self employed and last with
Burkholder’s Flooring for 25 years, retiring in 2010.
George was a member of
Christ’s Reformed UCC, where he served as a deacon, as head
usher, was on the Property Committee and drove the church
van. He also worked with the youth over the years, attending
mission trips and retreats.
George enjoyed traveling,
going to dinner theatres, working with wood crafts and
spending time with many dear friends and family.
He is survived by his wife
of 59 years, Frances Lorraine Barkdoll; son, Daryl D.
Barkdoll and wife, Sarah, of Williamsport, MD; two sisters,
Margaret “Peggy” Palmer of Williamsport, and Joyce Sperry
and husband, Russell, of Hancock, MD; two brothers, Robert
Barkdoll and wife, Connie, of Clear Spring, MD, and Sam
Barkdoll and wife, Tammy, of Palmetta, FL; grandchildren,
Brandon, Brett, Carrie, Justin, Austin, Brianna and
Kimberly; and great-grandchildren, Brandon Jr., Breannah,
Khylee, Dustin and Braxton.
Services will be held
Thursday, August 6, 2020, at 11 a.m. at Douglas A. Fiery
Funeral Home, 1331 Eastern Blvd. North, Hagerstown, with the
Rev. Don Stevenson officiating.
Family will receive
friends at the funeral home on Wednesday, August 5, 2020,
from 5 to 7 p.m. The funeral home will be open at 10 a.m. on
Wednesday for those who cannot make the scheduled visitation
Interment will be in
Ringgold Cemetery, Hagerstown.
In lieu of flowers,
memorial donations may be made to Christ’s Reformed UCC, 130
W. Franklin St., Hagers-town, MD 21740 or to Hospice of
Washington County, 747 Northern Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21742.
Anita Louise (Hatfield)
Anita Louise (Hatfield) Snyder, 82, of Hagerstown, MD, passed
away Thursday, June 18, 2020, on her birthday at Brookdale Senior
Born Saturday, June 18, 1938, in Hagers-town, she was the
daughter of the late Kenneth N. Hatfield and the late Catherine (Semler)
She was preceded in death by her husband, Ronald Lee Snyder Sr.
She was employed at the Creasey Company, Godloves Liquors and
later as a licensed realtor with Coldwell Banker for 14 years,
retiring in 2009.
She was a lifelong member of Christ Lutheran Church, and was
involved with the Maryland Board of Realtors and the North
Hagerstown High School athletic and band boosters.
She is survived by her daughter, Kathi Jo Johnson of Hagerstown;
two sons, Ronald “Rusty” Lee Snyder Jr. and wife, Doreen, of
Shallotte, NC, and James Michael Snyder and wife, Pam, of
Hagerstown; four grandchildren, Allie Catherine Dattilio and
husband, Mark, of Hagerstown, Alexis Ciara Lockley of Philadelphia,
PA, Addison Lee Snyder of Hagerstown and Marlie Grace Snyder; and
three great-grandchildren, Edward Avery Dattilio, Juniper Helen
Dattilio and James Patrick Dattilio.
She was also preceded in death by her brother, Kenneth “Buck”
Hartman; and her grandson, Avery James Snyder.
Services will be held Monday, June 22, 2020, at 11 a.m. at
Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, 1331 Eastern Blvd. North, Hagerstown,
with the Rev. Kibreab Gudeta officiating.
Family will receive friends at the funeral home on Sunday, June
21, 2020, from 2 to 4 p.m.
Interment will be in Rest Haven Cemetery, Hagerstown.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Avery
Snyder Memorial Fund, c/o the Community Foundation of Washington
County Inc., 37 S. Potomac St., Hagers-town, MD 21740.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.douglasfiery.com.
Rosalie Ann (Daley)
Rosalie Ann Daley Curran, 81, of Hagerstown, MD,
passed away Friday, June 5, 2020, at Ravenwood Lutheran Village.
Born Thursday, November 10, 1938 in Hagerstown, she
was the daughter of the late Harry R. Daley Sr. and the late Marvian
She was employed as a realtor with Coldwell Banker
for many years, retiring in 2010.
She was a member of First Christian Church.
She is survived by her three sons, J. Mark Curran and
wife, Sandy, of Hagerstown, Philip Neal Curran and wife, Stephanie,
of Elkridge, MD, and Christopher Todd Curran and wife, Jeannine, of
Martinsburg, WV; brother, Harry R. Daley Jr. of Greensburg, PA; and
two grandsons, John Philip Curran and James Todd “JT” Curran.
Funeral services will be private and held at the
convenience of the family. Burial will be in Rest Haven Cemetery,
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to
First Christian Church, 1345 Potomac Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21742; to
Beaver Creek Christian Church, 9711 Beaver Creek Church Road,
Hagerstown, MD 21740; or to Hospice of Washington County, 747
Northern Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21742.
Online condolences may be expressed