Princess Anne Masonic Lodge #25 Ancient Free & Accepted Masons

State Traveling Gavel!!!

20161103_195420***Inviting all area Lodges to come and compete for the State Traveling Gavel at our December Annual Communication to be held at Princess Anne Lodge on 7 December, 2016.  Dinner at 6, Open at 7.

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Brethren,
Many thanks to the six Brethren who joined me at Bayside Lodge on 3 November where we successfully competed and won the State Traveling Gavel!  Lynnhaven came in at a close 2nd place (6 to our 7) and they say they’ll be out at our annual to compete for it again!

The Visiting Crew:
WM Scott Buchanan
SW John Kellam
Sec MW Wayne Flora
Sec WB Joe Voss
RW Lank Malbone
RW Tom McGowan
WB Jon Martin

This is the fourth time we have had it – previous dates are below.

Instance / Date / WM

1 / 6-5-75  MW Wayne Flora

2 / 3-17-10 / WB Bob Braswell

3 / 4-10-12 / WB Aaron Densley

4 / 11-3-16 / WB Scott Buchanan

Fraternally,
Brother Scott
Worshipful Master

Happy Holidays!!!

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May all of the blessings of this season be with you and your family now and into the New Year!

 

Brother Paul W. Taylor – Obituary

Brethren,

It is with great sadness that we inform you all of the passing of Brother Paul W. Taylor (19 November, 2016) .  Brother Paul’s Obituary is posted below.  Please keep the family of our good brother in your thoughts and prayers during this most difficult time. Many thanks to those Brethren who supported Brother Paul’s family and friends by conferring his Masonic Rites on 22 November at 2pm at St. John Baptist Church.

Fraternally,

Brother Scott

Worshipful Master

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Paul W. Taylor

Virginia Beach – Paul W. Taylor, 85, went to be with the Lord on November 19, 2016.

He was preceded in death by his parents Moscoe and Hettie Taylor, half brother Walter Taylor and brother Floyd Taylor.

Left to cherish his memory is his loving wife of 61 years Margaret Taylor, son George Taylor (Grazia Moyers), daughter Teresa Taylor, grandchildren Kristin Fogle (Mike) and Travis Taylor, and great granddaughter Adelyne Taylor.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday November 22 at 1 PM at St Johns Baptist Church; 2300 Holland Rd. VB 23453, with a service to follow at 2PM.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the church or the Virginia Beach Rescue Squad.

Published in The Virginian Pilot on Nov. 21, 2016

Masonic Blood Drive!!

Brethren,

The next Masonic Blood Drive will be held at Lynnhaven Lodge on 19 December from 2-7pm.  Please make a point of getting out if you are able to donate blood!  Ensure your donation is properly noted on the sign-in sheets (to include type of donation and # of units) so that your Lodge and the District can receive proper credit.

Fraternally,

Brother Scott

Worshipful Master