Masonic News & Events



6/20/2018 - The Summer St. John's Day Banquet to be held on Sunday, June 24, 2018, has been cancelled.


6/1/2018 - Tickets for this Fall's Low Vale Meeting on the Gettysburg Battlefield go on sale today at 12:00 noon!!!! Please place your orders as soon as possible as this event gets sold out extraordinarily fast. Tickets can be purchased at the District 3 Website.


6/1/2018 - The Worshipful Master and Officers of Good Samaritan Lodge No.336 would like to invite all Master Masons to join us for our April Stated Meeting, to be held on Thursday, June 14, 2018, at 7:30pm.


6/1/2018 - The Most Excellent High Priest and Officers of Good Samaritan Royal Arch Chapter No.266 would like to invite all Royal Arch Masons to join us for our April Stated Meeting, to be held on Thursday, June 21, 2018, at 7:00pm. The presentation topic for this month will be "The Future of our Chapter"


6/1/2018 - An additional continued reminder for all members that we are ALL members of the Hall Association. Currently the Hall Association is looking for active members and new officers, to ensure that the Lodge is run efficiently and that the building remains up to usable standards. Please consider stepping up and being a service to the Lodge and to the Community.


6/1/2018 - The 42nd Masonic District of Pennsylvania will be holding is monthly School of Instruction on Wednesday, June 27, at 7:00pm at the York Masonic Center, York PA. All Masons are encouraged to attend. It is a great environment to learn our ritual and to meet Brethren from the other Lodges in the District.



Blue Lodge Masonic Birthdays:


The Master and Wardens of Good Samaritan Lodge would like to acknowledge all of these brethren for their many years of service and membership to our organization. As we are a life-long organization, and our bonds of family and friendship continue to grow, we feel the need to remember how far we have come, and who got us where we are today. Thank you all, for all of your dedication, ambassadorship, and continued support.


6/1/2018 - For this month of June, 2018 A.D, 6018 A.L. we wish to recognize the following brethren:


Calendar of Events



The Worshipful Master and the Officers regretfully announce the passing of these beloved members of our Masonic family. Please keep them and their immediate families in your thoughts and prayers.



  • Brother Earl H. Peters, Entered 2/14/1963, Passed Away 5/2/2018.
  • Brother William R. Martin Sr. PM, Entered 6/27/1949, Passed Away 4/26/2018.
  • Brother Harold L. Yingling, Entered 5/11/1995, Passed Away 4/13/2018.
  • Brother Roy R. Baker, Entered 10/14/1949, Passed Away 4/9/2018.
  • Brother Mark J. Yingling, Entered 3/15/1969, Passed Away 3/30/2018.


  • Brother John A. MacPhail, Entered 9/12/1957, Passed Away 12/15/2017.
  • Brother Richard Martin Kreisher, Entered 10/14/1971, Passed Away 12/10/2017.
  • Brother Elson Clair "Jake" Grim, Entered 1/10/1963, Passed Away 10/31/2017.
  • Brother Robert L. McCleaf Jr., Entered 3/12/1959, Passed Away 7/24/2017.
  • Brother George E. Helwig, Entered 10/8/1953, Passed Away 6/20/2017.
  • Brother Donald C. Uber, Entered 1/14/1971, Passed Away 4/26/2017.
  • Brother Karl L. Burkhardt, Entered 1/9/1969, Passed Away 1/31/2017.
  • Brother Thomas J. Winter Sr., Entered 2/28/1975, Passed away 1/1/2017.


  • Brother Charles E. Kuhn Jr., Entered 2/13/2001, Passed away 12/16/2016.
  • Brother Sebastian R. Hafer, Entered 4/10/1947, Passed away 12/15/2016.
  • Brother Glenn Slaybaugh Jr., Entered 6/13/1952, Passed away 11/8/2016.
  • Brother Clair W. Settle, Entered 9/10/1964, Passed away 10/14/2016.
  • Brother George H. Lomas, Initiated 6/22/1983, Passed away 9/19/2016.
  • Brother George C. Bonham Jr., Entered 9/9/1999, Passed away 7/17/2016
  • Brother John W. Schwartz, Entered 6/10/1954, Passed away 5/13/2016.
  • Brother Grover E. Thompson, Entered 6/22/1951, Passed away 5/10/2016.
  • Brother Paul S. Eicholtz, Entered 4/12/1956, Passed away 4/19/2016.
  • Brother Norman J. Schoch, Entered 4/14/1977, Passed away 3/7/2016.
  • Brother William E. Troxell, Entered 10/14/1999, Passed away 2/1/2016.
  • Brother Nym B. Patterson, Entered 11/12/1970, 1/3/2016.