Masonic News & Events



3/1/2018 - The Worshipful Master and Officers of Good Samaritan Lodge No.336 would like to invite all Master Masons to join us for our March Stated Meeting, to be held on Thursday, March 8, 2017, at 7:30pm.


3/1/2018 - 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 them for their March Stated Meeting, to be held on Thursday, March 15, 2018, at 7:00pm.


3/1/2018 – We will be hosting a visiting Lodge, Merchantville Lodge No.119 from Pennsauken, NJ, on March 16, 2018 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm. Our visiting brethren will be exemplifying the 1st Degree as given by New Jersey Lodges. All members are highly encouraged to attend and extend our fraternal greetings.


3/1/2018 – On St. Patrick’s Day, Saturday, March 17, 2018, the Lodge will be hosting an Irish luncheon from 10:30am-12:30pm. Following the lunch, any members present will be invited to join us in documenting the history of our Lodge. We will be inventorying and photographing all items of the Lodge for both insurance purposes and our own edification. All Masonic Bodies who use the Lodge are recommended to send a representative to help document their belongings.


3/1/2018 – There will be a dinner banquet hosted by our visiting brethren of Merchantville Lodge No.119 at the Gettysburg Hotel on Saturday, March 17th from 6:00pm-9:00pm. All members are invited to join and partake in the festivities. Dinner is $60/person, and ladies are welcome to join. Please contact the Worshipful Master if you plan on participating to give him an estimated head count.


3/1/2018 – The Right Worshipful Grand Master of PA F&AM, Brother S. Eugene Herritt, will be visiting Riverside Lodge No.503 in Wrightsville, PA for their Stated Meeting on Monday, March 19, 2018, at 7:30pm. ALL ELECTED OFFICERS ARE REQUIRED TO ATTEND per request of the District Deputy Grand Master.


3/1/2018 - There will be an Extra Blue Lodge Meeting held on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm for the purpose of conferring degrees. We will be giving one Third Degree and potentially one 2nd Degree. All members are encouraged to attend.


3/1/2018 – The 42nd District School of Instruction will be on Wednesday, March 28, 2018, from 7:00pm-9:00pm. This month, Good Samaritan Lodge No.336 is responsible for exemplifying the 1st Degree. WE WILL NEED TO FILL ALL OF THE CHAIRS FOR THIS DEGREE. Any and all members should attend to represent our Lodge in a befitting manner.


3/1/2018 – On Saturday, March 31, 2018, we will be having a Trivia & Movie Potluck Dinner at the Lodge as a way to bring our families together and welcome in Spring! All are welcome. Those planning on participating should bring a dish for all to share.


3/1/2018 - 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.


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.


3/1/2018 - For this month of March, 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 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.