Sharon Lodge #182
A. F. & A. M.
Reisterstown, MD 21136
Nathan Schweiger , 32º, Junior Warden
Brother Irick is 40 and became a Master Mason in . He lives in Baltimore, MD with his wife Maria . He is an Equipment
Technician at LifeBridge Health.
Brother Irik was born in the Philippines and graduated from the Technological University of the Philippines.He is a member of Alpha Phi Omega
He has been a member our lodge for 3 years, prior to that he was an active member of Birmingham Lodge #188.
Did you know he once lived in Khamis Mushait, Saudi Arabia?
He became a Mason because he wanted to be a better man. When asked, what he likes most about being a member of Sharon Lodge, Irik answered; He likes the friendly attitudes and is made to feel like a family member.
Sharon Lodge 2015 Installation of Officers
Warren W. DeColigny, KCCH, PM, PGI
Brother Warren is 78 and became Mater Mason
He lives in Randallstown with his wife, Betty. He is retired and enjoys sharing time with his family, especially his grandchildren.
His hobbies are; camping and domestic traveling. Warren has been to all fifty states!
Warren is an active member of the Boumi Shrine, Scottish Rite and has been a guiding force in Sharon Lodge for over 50 years.
Warren joined Sharon because several church and military friends were
He believes the friendliness, warmth and a sincere caring about each
other is what he thinks distinguishes this lodge.
Brother Nate is 40 and became a Master Mason in 2013.
He lives in Reisterstown, MD with his wife Michele and daughter Kelsey.
Is originally from upstate New York and lives in Reisterstown, MD. He enjoys his work as an EMT to better serve his community. Brother Nate has been active in the Scottish Rite and the lodge. Did you know Brother Nate also is an avid motorcycle rider and off road adventurer? Brother Nate became a Mason because his grandfather was already a member of the fraternity.
The thing he likes best about being an active member of Sharon Lodge meeting new men who quickly become close friends.
Robert N. Frey, Jr., 32º, PM
Brother Bob is 64 and became a Master Mason in 2011. He lives in Reisterstown, MD. Bob and his
wife, Athena have three children and nine grandchildren.
He is a retired CPA and corporate comptroller. Bob enjoys hunting, woodworking and is very active in the Boy Scouts of America.. He is also a certified NRA/BSA rifle and shotgun instructor as well as a range safety instructor. Did you know he is actively reloads ammunition too?
Brother Bob is a member of the Scottish Rite and Scouters Lodge #236. he is also an active Covenent of Grace Church in Reisterstown.
Brother Bob became a Mason because he liked their values which were much like those of the BSA.
When asked what he liked most about being a member of Sharon Lodge, Bob answered; He liked how made so many new frineds and has enjoyed sharing many new adventures with them.
Dwight E. Newton, 32º, PM,
Brother Dwight is 60 and became Master
Mason in 1989. He lives in Marriottsville, MD
with his wife Patty. They have 2 children
and 2 grandchildren
He enjoys his work in the collision repair industry as well working as a volunteer firefighter. Brother
Leroy J. Rassa, Sr., 32º, PM, PGI,
Brother Lee is 69 and lives in Belair, MD. Lee and his beloved late wife Patty have 3 children and 6 grandchildren.
After he retired from a career as an outside sales representative, he enjoyed another career in transportation. He loves to read and travel. Brother Lee has already seen much of the country.
Brother Lee is a Past Master and has been our treasurer for 20 years. He has also served as our finance committee, scholarship and youth liason chairman for many years.Additionally, he is a past president of the Knights of Mecca for the Boumi Shrine and a member of the Tall Ceders.
Brother Lee became a Mason because he liked their values which his supervisor at worked shared with him.
When asked what he likes most about being a member of Sharon Lodge, Lee answered how much he enjoyed being with the men who also became his friends.
Dwight has been active in the Scottish Rite and Boumi Shrine.
Did you know Brother Dwight also restores antique and classic cars? He also is an avid motorcycle rider.
Brother Dwight became a Mason because his father-in-law was already a member of the fraternity.
Brother Dwight has been our Worshipful Master three times: in 1995, 2003 and 2008.
The thing he likes best about being an active member of Sharon Lodge meeting new men who quickly became close frends.
Richard T. Bracken
Brother Dick is 79 and became a Master Mason
in 1964. He lives in Catonsville, MD with his
He is an Army veteran and retired after a successful administrative career in manufacturing.
Daryl M. Gamerman, 32º, PM, GLR
Brother Daryl is 55 and became a Master Mason in 2009. He lives in Owings Mills, MD.
He retired after a successful career as a business executive. Brother Daryl has been active in his community, synagogue, the Boy Scouts of America, the Scottish Rite and is also the charter Senior Warden of Scouters Lodge #236.
Brother Dave is 63 and became a Master Mason in 1989. He lives in Ellicott City with his wife Marie and their three sons: William, Sebastian and Robert.
He is a humanities educator and a Director for Community Services & Global Education. Dave has established a partnership with Baltimore
City schools called "MD Youth Partners in Change", as well as working
on public health projects in Haiti, Ghana and Kenya.
Brother Dave has been the highly effective chairman of our lodge's
blood drive for many years.
While a history teacher (25+ years ago), he met a student's grandfather who was a member of Sharon. He also admired that many American leaders were Freemasons.
The thing Brother Dave likes best about Sharon Lodge is the camaraderie.
Randall T. Stockett, 32º, PM
Brother Randy is 63 and became a Master Mason in 2008. He lives in White Hall. As a factory rep for Armstrong cabinets, he travels a lot. His interests are; Motorcycling, camping and music. Randy can really raise the roof when he plays the blues or bluegrass on his guitar!
Randy joined joined our lodge because both of his grandfathers, his dad and an uncle were members here. Of special note; Randy's paternal grandfather is a past Master of Sharon Lodge.
When asked, what he likes most about being a member, Randy answered:
He always has fun when at the lodge and that a group of such kind and sincere men are not easy to find elsewhere.
Member Spotlights From The Past
David L. Gamerman, Junior Steward
Brother David is 21 and became a Master
Mason in 2011. He lives in Owings Mills, MD and is married to his first love, Alanna and has a
He graduated from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, where he is studied physical therapy.
He is a supervisor at Brightstar Health Systems and enjoys building relationships with both the clients and his team.
David is an Eagle scout who can always be counted on to help others. Even before becoming a Mason, he assisted in the MD CHIP training of many lodges. He loves all sports and music.
David became a Mason because he liked what he heard about their values and knew several scout leaders who were also masons. Both his father and grandfather are members of the lodge too.
When asked what he likes most about being a member of Sharon Lodge, David answered; He liked how men from all walks of life and ages are friends and equals.
Stanley Fishman, Treasurer
Brother Stan is 67 and became a Master Mason in 2010. He lives in Reisterstown with is wife Beverly and their loyal dog Charlie. He is a mental health professional and enjoys reading, history, gardening and entertaining. Stan is an active member of the Jewish War Veterans of America.
Brother Stan joined Sharon because he liked what he heard about Masonry and several friends were already members.
The things he likes best about Sharon Lodge are the fun events and that everyone has become part of his extended family.
Photographs from 2009 - 2013
Photographs from 2014
Sharon Lodge 2014 Installation of Officers
Dennis C. Jensen, PM, PGI
Brother Dennis is 77 and became a Master Mason
in 1983. He lives in Reisterstown with his wife
Marlene He is an independent home improvement contractor and he really enjoys what he does.
His interests are; golf, woodworking and church. Dennis became a Mason because he liked what he heard about their values and what they did.
When asked what he likes most about being a member of Sharon Lodge; Dennis answered that he found our lodge to be a place where strong friendships flourished.
Stephen A. Mintz, 32º Secretary.
Brother Steve is 68 and became a Master Mason in 2007. He lives in Reisterstown, MD with his son, Michael. Steve and his beloved late wife Eileen have 2 sons: Michael and Ronnie and 2 grandchildren.
Ted G. Gamerman
Brother Ted is 84 and became a Master Mason in 2013. He lives in Stevenson, MD with his wife Lois.
He retired after a successful career in business. Ted is active in his synagogue, and the Panther Men's club. He is also a past President of the Greyhound Men's club. He loves to BBQ.
Brother Steve is also the charter Treasurer of Scouters Lodge #236, is a VFW post Commander and is also active in the Boy Scouts of America.
Steve became a Mason because he liked the values of Freemasonry.
When asked what he likes most about being a member of Sharon Lodge, Steve answered that he likes how everyone became close friends there.
Did you know Brother Daryl is not only a gourmet cook an accomplished baker, and organically gardens? He also had a prior career as a professional artist.
Brother Daryl became a Mason because so many of his fellow scout Leaders were Masons and they spoke so highly of the fraternity.
The things he likes best about being an active member of Sharon Lodge are the close friendships made there, being able to assist our community, and having both his father and son in the lodge too.
Did you know Brother Ted had the personal fortitude to rebuild and expand businesses from the ashes of two riots?
Brother Ted became a Mason because his son & grandson (Sharon members Daryl & David Gamerman), spoke so highly of the fraternity.
The things he likes best about being a member of Sharon Lodge are being able to share in activities with his son and grandson, and the friendships made there.
Dick is active in his church, the friends of the Catonsville library and managing his daughter's softball team.
Did you know Brother Dick was the original surveyor for the Baltimore beltway and its connecting roads?
Dick became a Mason because his father-in-law (Sharon member Art Lynch), spoke so highly of the fraternity.
The things he likes best about Sharon Lodge are being an active lodge blood donor (98+ units), and the friendships made there.
Irased (Irick) Peradillia, Senior Warden
Sharon Lodge 2017 Installation of Officers
Teodoro "Jun" Matiga 32º, Third Steward
Brother Jun is 45 and became a Master Mason in 2011. He lives in Reisterstown, MD. Jun and his wife, Irene have three children. He works for the Red Cross and is a First sergeant / Medic instructor with the US Army Reserves. He enjoys hunting, fishing and travel.
Brother Jun is a member of the Scottish Rite and the Shrine as well as being a Knight of St. Andrew. As a youth in the Philippines, he was active in DeMolay.
Brother Bob became a Mason because he liked their values and his brother Alan was a member of Sharon Lodge.
When asked what he liked most about being a member of Sharon Lodge, Jun answered; The brothers there are really like family.