Memorials for PPF Volunteers

In Loving Memory of Scott McKnight

Scott McKnight

Scott Alan McKnight went to be with our lord and savior on 28 January 2018 at Frederick Memorial Hospital. He was the beloved husband of Judith Suzann McKnight (Goodman) for 46 years.   He came into this world in Milwaukee, Wisconsin 28 July 1949. He was the son of the late Othar Dalton McKnight and Virginia McKnight (Moen).

Scott was a proud Soldier in the US Army, serving in Vietnam (2 Tours) and retiring after 22 years as a Master Sergeant in 1990. He continued to work in his chosen field until his death at Defense Intelligence Agency and Transportation Security Agency for another 28 years. Scott was a longtime member of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Frederick.    – Click for full details:

In Loving Memory of Roy Ledford

Roy Allen Ledford was born in Alexandria, LA on July 24, 1958, to his parents Charles Roland and Rita Yvonne (Collins) Ledford. He was called HOME on Saturday, October 7, 2017, after suffering a long esophageal cancer illness. When Charles left the Air Force, the family settled back on Black Ankle Road in Unionville. Roy attended St. Peter the Apostle Roman Catholic Church and School and then Linganore High School.  – Click for full details:

In lieu of flowers, consider a memorial donation to the Patty Pollatos Fund at PPF Inc., c/o Debbie Williams, 22 S. Market St., Suite 3, Frederick, MD 21701 or to Thurmont Church of the Brethren, 14 N. Altamont Ave., Thurmont, MD 21788. The family invites you to leave a message or memory on our “tribute wall” at

karen_sextonMrs. Karen Sue Sexton, 57, of Frederick, passed away March 2 after a long and brave battle with illness. She was the wife of Mark Edward Sexton. Born on May 22, 1959, she was a daughter of Susie May and the late Charles Lenhart May. – Click for full details:

Mrs. Sexton’s family requests memorial contributions be made to Patty Pollatos Fund, Inc, 22 South Market Street, Suite 3, Frederick, MD 21701. In Memo Line of Check, please list “Angel Cregger” so contributions may be made directly to her.

Karen and her family are great supporters of The Patty Pollatos Fund and we send them our prayers, support and love at this time.


In Loving Memory of Donald Barnes, Sr.
Debbie Williams-Barnes loving husband


In Memory of Barbara L. Rau


In Memory of Charles Leopold


 In Memory to Raymond F. Burns


In Memory to Walter (Bill) King


Walter King Plumbing is the only business that has sponsored the mission of the PPF from the day of its inception. Bill gave back generously to the community that he loved. Our world is forever changed.

In Loving Memory of Wayne Clark Engle


Wayne was a great supporter of the The Patty Pollatos Fund and was one of the many contractors that helped build “The Hospice House” in Jefferson that the PPF, Inc. was able to raffle to help many of their recipients.
Wayne will truly be missed!

In Loving Memory of Floyd E. Rhinecker Sr.


Mr. Floyd “Bud” Rhinecker, Sr., of Mount Airy, Maryland entered peacefully into eternal rest with his family by his side, Sunday, December 27, 2015 at Frederick Memorial Hospital.  Bud was a great supporter of the The Patty Pollatos Fund and the father of Brenda Beaver who has been with the PPF, Inc. since it’s inception.  Our prayers are with the whole family.