Ohio Masonic Home Christmas Party

Join us December 4 at 6:00 for the annual Ohio Masonic Home Christmas Party at the New Carlisle Masonic Temple. New Carlisle Lodge, Chapter and Council members and their families are invited to a free dinner and visit from Santa Claus.

Please RSVP Ranold Seymour so we can plan on food quantities.
Send email message to Ranold at ranoldseymour@gmail.com

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Officers For 2024 Installed

New Carlisle 100 officers were installed on November 11. Congratulations to our new 2024 lodge officers.

WM. Richard Boitnott,
SW. Ranold Seymour, JW. Austin Pearson,
SD. John Maxwell, JD. Phillip Brandley,
SS. Andrew Campbell, JS. Michael Abbott
Sec. Jay Maxwell, Treas. Charles Nessle
Chaplain Helmut Schuster, Tyler Jordan Ashley
LEO Ronald Hoover
1st Marshal Willis Boitnott, 2nd Marshal Jeremy Mayo
Trustees: Helmut Schuster, Johnnie Williams, Donald Rutledge
Charles Nessle, Ted Buskirk

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2024 Officers Elected

The officers for 2024 were elected at the stated meeting on November 9, 2023. Installation is scheduled for November 11 at 7 P.M. Family and friends are cordially invited to attend the installation following an informal taco dinner at 6 P.M.

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Important Lodge Dates To Remember

November 2 at 7:00 Craft Club Pizza Party and Election of Officers
November 9 at 7:00 Lodge Annual Meeting and Election of 2024 Officers
November 11 at 6:00 Free Taco Bar Dinner (Family and Friends Invited)
November 11 at 7:00 Lodge 2024 Officer Open Installation

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Brother Roger Thornbury Receives Medal Of Honor

Congratulations to Brother Roger Thornbury, a 36-year member of New Carlisle Lodge, for receiving the Grand Master’s Medal of Honor. He was recognized and awarded this prestigious award at the Annual Grand Lodge meeting in Sanduskey, Ohio. There is only one Mason in the State of Ohio selected to receive this award each year. Brother Thornbury was recognized for his 36 years of dedicated service to New Carlisle Lodge as head cook, active member and Past President of Craft Club, and working on many maintenance projects around the temple.

Roger Medal of Honor

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Brother Eric Sullivan

Brother Eric Sullivan, 59, died September 17, 2023. He was a 34 year member of New Carlisle Lodge.

Eric Wayne Sullivan, Sr., 59 of Springfield, Ohio, went to be with our Lord and Savior, Sunday, September 17, 2023 after a recent and sudden illness at Springfield Regional Medical Center. Baptized when he was younger, he followed Christian teachings throughout his life.

Born in Springfield, he started his days in South Charleston with his brother, Steven, and parents, Lyle and Patricia Sullivan. Upon moving to Springfield, another brother, Kevin, added to the family.

Eric attended Rockway elementary and Shawnee high school graduating with the class of 1982. As a teenager, he was a member of The Boy Scouts Of America, Troop 150, attaining the rank of Eagle Scout. His early years working began at McDonald’s and Bill Knapp’s restaurants. Moving away, Eric became a teller at The First National Bank of Troy and was later promoted to a loan officer. After his banking years, he even pursued a short stent in Heating & Air Conditioning work! Seeking an adventure, he embarked on a professional career in law-enforcement after graduating from Clark State Community College. Ultimately, Eric served Clark County, Ohio as a deputy sheriff for 24 years, rising to the rank of sergeant. He loved his family and enjoyed telling stories with a passion usually with a big bold cup of coffee in hand! Additionally, he was a proud 34 year member of The New Carlisle Masonic Lodge #100 F. & A.M. raised July 27, 1989.

Eric leaves to cherish his memory: his mother, Patricia; brother Steven and wife JoAnn; brother Kevin and wife Shawna; and sons, Adam Lyle and Eric Wayne, Jr.; grandchildren, Austin and Reagan Sullivan; stepchildren, Daryl and Jenna Caudill; and a host of other family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Jeanette Sullivan (Lower); and father, Lyle Dwight Sullivan. His deep, bellowing voice will be greatly missed by his many other nephews, nieces, cousins, and in-laws as our days pass.

A private memorial gathering of family and friends will be held September 30, 12-4:00 p.m. at the Northridge Lion’s Club, Springfield, Ohio.

John 11:25-26. Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life. The one who believes in me will live, even though they die; and whoever lives by believing in me will never die.”

Jay Maxwell, Secretary, New Carlisle Lodge No. 100
7021 Creekside Cir., Fairborn, OH 45324

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George Workman Services

Worshipful Brother George Workman, 82, died September 16. He was a 50 year member of New Carlisle Lodge and a member of New Carlisle Chapter and Council.

New Carlisle Lodge will conduct a Masonic Funeral Service for Worshipful Brother George Workman on Friday, September 22 at 1 P.M.
Location: Trostel, Chapman, Dunbar & Fraley Funeral Home, 507 W. Jefferson St, New Carlisle, OH 45344

Funeral Arrangements:
Friday, September 22
Visitation: 11 A.M. – 1 P.M.
Masonic Funeral Service: 1 P.M.
Regular service to Follow

George Workman Jr., 82, of New Carlisle, Ohio went to be with the Lord Saturday, September 16, 2023. He was born September 4, 1941, in Bloomingrose, West Virginia to the late George and Oma Workman. George was a proud veteran of the United States Air Force. After his enlistment, he continued working for the Air Force at Wright Patterson Air Force Base for over 23 years. George was a Past Master of New Carlisle Masonic Lodge #100 and served in many capacities during his 50 years as a Mason. George was an active participant in after-school programs for Bethel Local Schools. He was an avid woodworker, gardener, and West Virginia fan. George was quick to offer his time to help anyone and a man devoted to his family. He is survived by his wife of 62 years Carolyn (Estep) Workman; son, Michael (Lynne) Workman; granddaughters, Jessica, Brittany, Cassie; seven great-grandsons; brother Eugene (Carolyn) Workman; close friends Jay & Jan Maxwell and many other relatives and friends. Along with his parents, he is preceded in death by a son, Charles Workman; siblings, Marvin, Lydia, Paul, Jenny, James and Ralph. Visitation will be held on Friday, September 22 from 11 A.M.-1 P.M. at Trostel, Chapman, Dunbar & Fraley Funeral Home. Masonic services will start at 1 P.M. with the funeral service following. Burial will take place at Glen Haven Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Ohio’s Hospice of Dayton. Expressions of sympathy may be made at trostelchapman.com

Jay Maxwell, Secretary, New Carlisle Lodge No. 100
7021 Creekside Cir., Fairborn, OH 45324

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George Workman Honored For Service

On Wednesday, September 13. W.B. George Workman received his 50 year pin at his home. R.W.B. Pat Comer presented George his pin and thanked him for his 50 years of service to Masonry and New Carlisle Lodge. Present were Pat Comer, Richard Boitnott, Ranold & Jodie Seymour, Jay & Jan Maxwell, Chuck & Marcia Nessle, Carolyn Workman and Mike Workman.

W.B. George Workman Died Saturday, September 16. Funeral arrangements are pending.

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Hoffman Medals and Awards Presented to New Carlisle Lodge #100

At the Thursday, August 24th meeting Brother Scott Hoffman of Morning Star Lodge #795 presented New Carlisle #100 W.B. Phillip Hoffman’s shadow box to display. Among W.B. Hoffman’s many medals is the Soldier’s Medal which is awarded for heroism in peacetime/non-combat related incidents. It is one of the highest awards the Army can grant to a soldier. W.B. Hoffman, was a soldier’s soldier. W.B. Phillip Hoffman was Worshipful Master of New Carlisle Lodge when he died August 1, 2023. The medals will be permanently displayed in the New Carlisle Masonic Temple.

Jay Maxwell, Secretary

Hoffman medals
W.B. Richard Boitnott on the left and Bro. Scott Hoffman on the right

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Outdoor Raising

From Secretary Jay Maxwell:

The Outdoor Raising on July 22 was a great success and enjoyed by all. We had a total of forty attend, twenty-six from New Carlisle and fourteen visitors. A big thanks to Richard and Willis Boitnott for letting us use their home for the Raising. Please welcome New Carlisle Lodge’s newest member, Michael Abbot.

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