1956 HeiskeliteYear Book
Our Deceased Classmates
Photo Album Class of '56
35th Reunion
40th Reunion
45th Reunion
50th Reunion
55th  Reunion
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)  

 The 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.

PHOTOS-HHS Class of 1956 60th Reunion !!!

September 16-18, 2016

Here are some links to click on for photos from our 60th Class Reunion, September 16-18, 2016.
(recommend to choose "Slideshow" option toward top of page after photos come up- then you can go right or left if you choose )

Friday Evening at the Bowmans (click)

Saturday Afternoon at Redmen “Crabfest” (click)

Sunday Breakfast @ Redmen (click)

South Potomac JR High Classmates of HHS Class of 1956



George Herbert Klipp Sr., 78

MARCH 19, 1938-SEPT. 29, 2016

George H. Klipp Sr., 78, of Deltona, Fla., passed away suddenly on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016, in Orange City, Fla., while being comforted by his daughter and son-in-law.
George was born in Hagerstown on March 19, 1938, to Herbert L. Klipp and Gladys T. (Mumma) Benner.
George graduated from Hagerstown High School, Class of 1956. After graduation, George joined the United States Navy and served six years aboard the USS Wasp. He was proud to have served his country. George retired from long-haul truck driving with more than 30 years on the road. George was a very outgoing and likable person. He never met a stranger. He also had a great sense of humor. Nobody was safe from his off-the-cuff remarks.
George was predeceased by a son, William "Billy" Klipp and his former wife, always the love of his life, Glenda Haden. Left to carry on his legacy are his daughter, Kimberly Tarner, (Timothy) and son, George Klipp Jr. (Cindy); six grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren, and his favorite granddogs, Barney and BamBam.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 7, 2016, at Rest Haven Funeral Home, 1601 Pennsylvania Ave., Hagerstown. Burial will follow in Rest Haven Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home.



Howard Michael "Mic" Iseminger Jr., 77

DEC. 8, 1938-SEPT. 3, 2016


Howard Michael “Mic” Iseminger Jr., 77, of Falling Waters, W.Va., passed away Saturday, Sept. 3, 2016, at Hospice of the Panhandle in Kearneysville, W.Va.

He was born in Hagerstown on Dec. 8, 1938, to Howard Michael Iseminger Sr. and Ruby I. Iseminger.

He was a retired correctional officer for the Maryland Correctional Training Center near Hagerstown, Md. Prior to that, he owned and operated Iseminger’s Exxon at Park Circle in Hagerstown.
Mic was a member of the Rod & Gun Club Inc. of Chambersburg, Pa.; a lifetime member of the NRA; a previous member of the North American Rod & Gun Club; as well as a member of the Little Heiskel Rifle Team of Hagerstown. He had a passion for guns and knives.
He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Ida A. Iseminger of Falling Waters; daughters, Dana L. and husband, Glenn Burkett, of Greencastle, Pa., Debbie A. and husband, Jeff Goad, of Fort Smith, Ark., and Cindi DeHart and husband, William Suddueth, of Williamsport, Md.; two sons, Michael C. and wife, Robbie K. Iseminger, and Steven K. and wife, Kelly J. Iseminger, of Falling Waters; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and a very close friend, Chuck Ryder.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and previous wife, Susan Carol Iseminger.
Funeral services are private.
In lieu of flowers, we are asking that any donations be made to Hospice of the Panhandle, 330 Hospice Lane, Kearneysville, WV 25430.


Charles William "Bill" Snodderly, 77


Charles William "Bill" Snodderly, 77, of Funkstown, Md., passed away Friday, Aug. 19, 2016, at his home.

Born Oct. 6, 1938, in Hagerstown, Md., he was the son of George and Mildred Ridenour Snodderly, who preceded him in death.
He also was preceded in death by his wife, Alice Virginia Snodderly, on June 9, 2012.
He was a veteran, serving with the U.S. Army.
Bill retired in 1999 from Mack Trucks Inc. after 37 years of service.
He was an avid duckpin bowler.
He was a member of the Funkstown American Legion Post 211 and the Funkstown Volunteer Fire Department.
He was a member and past chief of the Washington County Emergency Air Unit; member and past chief of the Pioneer Hook and Ladder Co.; Washington County Volunteer Fire and Rescue Association and past president of National Little League.
Bill is survived by two sons, Chuck Snodderly and wife, Traci, of Hagerstown, and Doug Snodderly of Funkstown; one granddaughter, Samantha Mellott; three grandsons, Doug, Kyle and Bret Snodderly; and one great-grandson, Otto Snodderly.

Memorial donations may be made to Washington County Emergency Air Unit 25, 17556 York Road, Hagerstown, MD 21740; or a charity of your choice.

Online condolences are accepted at www.minnichfh.com.

Carol Ball Pate, 78
AUG. 16, 1938-SEPT. 1, 2016

Carol Ball Pate, 78, of Montgomery Village, Md., passed away peacefully Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016, at Hospice of the Panhandle Inpatient Facility in Kearneysville, W.Va.
Born Aug. 16, 1938, in Macon, Ga., she was the daughter of Robert Barton and Frances Esta Weems Ball.
She had been employed by the U.S. Department of Transportation.
Final interment will be with her husband, Joe N. Pate Sr., in Macon Memorial Park.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents.
Arrangements are by Brown Funeral Home, Martinsburg, W.Va.
Online condolences may be offered at www.BrownFuneralHomesWV.com.



Photo- Hagerstown Class Luncheon April 20, 2016

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