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

already members.


​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,

Ritualist


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, 

Treasurer Emeritus 


 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

wife Carolyn.

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.​​
                                           David C. Weeks, Senior Steward

                                         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

                                           son, Carson.


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.

He retired from Computer Associates and is train enthusiast.  Steve actually owns part of a real working railroad.

 

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

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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.