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Lonaconing Councilman Passes Away

January 11th, 2019 by WCBC Radio

A longtime public servant, community volunteer and veteran has passed away following a lengthy illness. Warren "Whiz" E. Foote a longtime town councilman in his hometown of Lonaconing passed away Tuesday at the age of 74. A veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving from 1962-1965, he was a lifetime member of the Ocean City American Legion Post 166. Whiz was employed by St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church for 35 years prior to retiring. He served as councilman for  30 years- and was  also involved in numerous committees within the county and surrounding areas as president of Allegany Garrett Chapter of the Maryland Municipal League, member of the Sanitary Committee, and board member of Allegany County HRDC.  Allegany County officials took time to remember Foote during Thursday’s public meeting beginning with a moment of silence, followed by comments by Commissioners Creade Brodie Jr and Jake Shade…

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