Past President, Susan Mosholder

It is with deep sadness that we inform you of the sudden passing of member and past president, Sue Mosholder. Sue had many roles throughout her time with the Woodsboro VFC, both active and social. Her most recent position was serving as our company president until 2021.

**In honor of Sue and her dedication to our fundraising efforts and the bingos that our community loves, the regularly scheduled Bingo on Monday, June 5th 2023 will be dedicated to her. A portion of our proceeds will go to Sue’s family to assist them with whatever they need during this difficult time. As always, doors open at 5:30PM; games start promptly at 7PM at the Fire Hall!**

Visitations for Sue will be held at Hartzler Funeral Home in Woodsboro on Saturday, June 10th, from 12pm-2pm & 5pm-7pm. A memorial service will follow at 7pm. Light refreshments will be held at the fire station at 2:30pm Saturday. For more details, please reference Sue’s obituary.

Please keep Sue’s family in your thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

Past Fire Chief Micky Fyock Receives Award

Over the weekend, we held our annual awards banquet and installation of officers. One person we’d like to highlight in particular is, now past Fire Chief, Micky Fyock. In the almost 70 year history of the Woodsboro Volunteer Fire Company, Micky has served as a chief level officer for over 40 years. Of those 40 + years, most had been spent as Fire Chief! Thank you for your dedicated service to the citizens and visitors of our community.

Woodsboro VFC In The News…

The Woodsboro Volunteer Fire Company was mentioned in the Woodsboro Walkersville News-Journal, check out the story! Shout out to Jim for a great story!

Fire Hall Rental Notice

As of July 2021, the Woodsboro Vol. Fire Co. has voted to suspend the rental of its fire hall to the general public. This will remain until further notice. This does not apply to Woodsboro Vol. Fire Company hosted events. We thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

Kay Ensor

Ruth, Angie, Kay, and SANTA.

Our hearts and prayers go out to the family of Kay Ensor (pictured on right) of the Woodsboro Vol. Fire Company. She will be deeply missed by all of us at the Woodsboro Vol. Fire Company. Kay was a very active member with the WVFC, taking on leadership roles and volunteering at fundraisers. She will be deeply missed. You may visit her obituary at the following link:

Ruth Martin (08/22/1939 – 08/28/2020)

Ruth Martin

Ruth Elizabeth Smith Martin, age 81, of Woodsboro, died Friday, August 28, 2020 at Frederick Memorial Hospital. Born August 22, 1939 in Woodsboro, she was the daughter of the late Carl A. Boller Jr. and Virginia M. Penwell Boller Hammond. Twice married, she was the wife of Daniel Bowers Smith Jr. and the late William M. “Zip” Martin who died in 1992.

Ruth was a 1957 graduate of Frederick High School. She was a longtime employee of the Frederick County government where she helped establish the computer department in the Treasurer’s office and retired in 1989 after nearly 31 years of service. She also worked for Standard Federal from 1989-94 and was a part-time employee with the State Dept. of Assessments and Taxation from 1994-2017. She was a member of the Woodsboro Evangelical Lutheran Church, the Woodsboro Volunteer Fire Co. and was a charter member of the Fire Company Auxiliary, serving until 2016 and then in 2017 joined the Libertytown Fire Co. and Auxiliary. She was inducted into the Hall of Fame of the Frederick County Volunteer Fire and Rescue Association in 2001 and the Hall of Fame of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Maryland State Firemen’s Association (LAMSFA) in 2010. She served on numerous committees with LAMSFA and held many offices with LAFCVFRA throughout the years, several times as president. She received the “Honey Award” in 2014, the highest award bestowed by LAMSFA. She was also a member of the Frederick Memorial Hospital Auxiliary until 2015. Ruth enjoyed traveling, especially on cruises, going to Ocean City, playing bingo and the slots at various places.

Surviving are children, Daniel B. “Buster” Smith III of Woodsboro, Kenneth Raye Smith and wife Donna of Thurmont, Joseph Allen Martin and wife Holly of Brooklyn, NY and Mary Virginia Smith Murphy and husband Chuck of Union Bridge; grandchildren, Wendy Murphy Keefer and husband Eric, Chad Murphy and wife Megan, Lindsey Murphy, Christopher Smith and wife Michelle, Damien Smith, Jonathan Smith, Kendall Smith, Joely Martin and Wil Martin; step grandchildren, Chad Dewees and Brandi Sowers; great grandchildren, Dylan Murphy and Ava Smith; several step great grandchildren including Angel Sowers; brothers, David R. Boller and Michael A. Hammond and wife Sharon and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by grandchildren, infant Jeanette Smith, and Scott Murphy and brother Edwin L. Boller.

She will be missed by the Woodsboro Vol. Fire Co.


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2023 Officers

toddler wearing red firefighter uniform
Photo by Hamza El-Falah on Unsplash
CHAPLAINMary Louise Ambrose
CHIEFJames Lind
ASST. CHIEFMicky Fyock
CAPTAINMatthew Wiles
BODKenneth Morgan
BODGeorge Nick Nicholson
BODMichele Specht
BODDonnie Shaffer
BODSandy Nicholson
BODDennis Derry

Clayton C. Lenhart (08/16/1960 – 02/11/2008)

Clayton C. Lenhart, 47, of Keymar, passed away on Monday, Feb. 11, 2008 at the Frederick Memorial Hospital.

Born Aug. 16, 1960 in Frederick, he was the son of Harold E. Lenhart Sr. and Dorothy E. Lenhart of Keymar.

Clayton was employed by Frederick County Highway Department.

He was a 1978 Walkersville High School graduate.

Clayton was a dedicated member of both the Woodsboro and New Midway Volunteer Fire Departments. He was the past president of the Woodsboro Volunteer Fire Department.

He was a member of the Central Maryland Antique Tractors Club, the Heart of Maryland Tractor Pullers, the Frederick County Farm Museum and a Walkersville FFA Alumni. He was also a member of the Sons of the American Legion.

In addition to his loving parents, Harold and Dorothy, he is survived by his grandfather, Marion Stull of Frederick; a brother, Harold E. Lenhart Jr. and wife, Cathy, of Frederick; a sister, Doris Snouffer and husband, Timothy, of Smithsburg; a niece, Sarah Snouffer of Smithsburg; two god-daughters, Stacey Chronister and Mandi Ramsburg; and his special friends, Ervin and Mary Albaugh and Greg Stull.

He will also be remembered by his numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

He is preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Harry C. and Edna May Lenhart and his maternal grandmother, Viola Stull.

The Woodsboro Volunteer Fire/Rescue Company will never forget. God Bless.