Masonic News & Events



10/1/2018 - The Worshipful Master and Officers of Good Samaritan Lodge No.336 would like to invite all Master Masons to join us for our October Stated Meeting, to be held on Thursday, October 11, 2018, at 7:30pm. This will be our Fall DDGM Official Visitation, so we will be conducting all business in the 1st Degree. All Masons are eligible to attend.


10/1/2018 - The 8th Annual 'Coats for Kids' & Other Masonic Charities Golf Tournament was rescheduled last month. It will now be held on Saturday, October 13, 2018 at 1:00pm at the Quail Valley Golf Course in Littlestown, PA. There is still plenty of room for players and teams, and we have a wide array of prizes to hand out to all of the participants. We hope to see you there to help us in supporting our biggest charity event yet!


10/1/2018 - There will be a Special Meeting for Good Samaritan Royal Arch Chapter on Tuesday, October 16, 2018, for the purpose of voting on a merger with another Chapter. All RAC Companion Members are enjoined to attend this meeting to have their voices heard.


10/1/2018 - 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 October Stated Meeting, to be held on Thursday, October 18, 2018, at 7:00pm.


10/1/2018 - There will be an Extra Meeting of Good Samaritan Lodge No.336 on Saturday, October 20, 2018 at 8:00am for the purposes of conferring Degrees. We will be conferring one 1st, one 2nd, and one 3rd Degree. Lunch will be provided for those in attendance.


10/1/2018 - 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.


10/1/2018 - The 42nd Masonic District of Pennsylvania will be holding is monthly School of Instruction on Monday, October 1, 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.


10/1/2018 - The Battlefield Low Vale Meeting has been rescheduled for Sunday, October 28, 2018 at 2:00pm on the Daniel Lady Farm, Gettysburg, PA. Registration will be at 2:00pm, followed by a meal at 3:00pm, and the meeting to begin at 4:00pm. Parking is limited, and this event has been SOLD OUT since May of this year.



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.


10/1/2018 - For this month of October, 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 Salvatore F. Prezioso, Entered 10/17/2000, Passed Away 9/25/2018.
  • 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.