Volume LVIFebruary 2009Number 1

Meet Your Newly Appointed District Deputy Grand Masters

Bro. Robert Joseph Burns District A

Bro. Robert Joseph Burns, Past Master of both Equity Lodge No. 591 and Lodge No. 9, Philadelphia, has been appointed District Deputy Grand Master for District A. Bro. Robert is engaged to marry Debra Congdon, and has two daughters, Jamie Lynn and Lauren Nicole. Raised on June 30, 1976, Bro. Robert resides in Abington and is a field clinical consultant for Boston Scientific, St. Paul, Minn. He enjoys playing softball, scuba diving and bike riding with his daughters and collecting Masonic memorabilia.
Bro. Charles Holloway District E

Bro. Charles Holloway, Past Master of Richard Vaux-Ivanhoe Lodge No. 384, Philadelphia, has been appointed District Deputy Grand Master for District E. Bro. Charles resides in Philadelphia with his wife, Janice. Raised on April 19, 1979, Bro. Charles is a member of Mozart Lodge No. 436, Philadelphia. Retired, Bro. Charles spends 10-15 hours per week teaching the ritual to brethren unable to attend the School of Instruction and is passionate about raising funds to support veterans. He enjoys golf, woodworking and restoring his 1976 Mustang to enter it into various charitable fund raising car shows.
Bro. Larry Arthur Derr District 1

Bro. Larry Arthur Derr, Past Master of Casiphia Lodge No. 551, Mount Joy, has been appointed District Deputy Grand Master for District 1. Raised on Jan. 11, 1974, Bro. Larry resides in Mount Joy with his wife, Rochelle (Shelley). They have a son, Dustin. He works as general superintendent of construction for Caretti, Inc., Camp Hill, and his hobbies include golfing, walking, gardening, swimming, yard work, traveling, hunting and fishing.
Bro. Scott Thomas Matincheck District 2

Bro. Scott Thomas Matincheck, Past Master of Prince Edwin Lodge No. 486, Middletown, has been appointed District Deputy Grand Master for District 2. Raised on Feb. 27, 1995, he resides in Middletown with his wife, Lynn Anne and daughters, Sarah and Jessica. He is a bank officer-branch manager for M&T Bank, Middletown, serves as a board member of the American Red Cross Middletown Chapter and enjoys golfing, sports and Masonic research.
Bro. Charles Walter Grimm District 14

Bro. Charles Walter Grimm, Past Master of Waymart Lodge No. 542, has been appointed District Deputy Grand Master for District 14. Raised on Oct. 10, 1988, he resides in Waymart with his wife, Marilyn, and has three daughters: Dawn, Ellen and Jaclyn. Bro. Charles is president of Waymark Building Center and an active community and church volunteer. He enjoys auto racing (NASCAR and local dirt modified), traveling to other lodges, supporting local fund raisers and spending time with his grandson, Nathan.
Bro. Joseph Allan Leiter District 21

Bro. Joseph Allan Leiter, Past Master of Bellefonte Lodge No. 268, has been appointed District Deputy Grand Master for District 21. Raised on March 24, 1999, Bro. Joseph resides in Bellefonte and serves as a corporal/crime unit supervisor with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania/Pennsylvania State Police. He enjoys photography, fishing, weight lifting, gardening and volunteering in his church and community, especially with youth programs.
Bro. Bernard David Hanmore District 25

Bro. Bernard David Hanmore, Past Master of Crawford Lodge No. 234, Meadville, has been appointed District Deputy Grand Master for District 25. Raised on Jan. 12, 1984, Bro. Bernard lives in Conneaut Lake with his wife, Lori, and two children, Holly and Mark. He is a superintendent for Erie Construction Company, Inc., and his hobbies include model railroading, woodworking, hunting and fishing.
Bro. Robert Allison Farquhar District 31

Bro. Robert Allison Farquhar, Past Master of Gummert Lodge No. 252, Fayette City, has been appointed District Deputy Grand Master for District 31. Raised on March 22, 1997, Bro. Robert lives in Perryopolis with his wife, Margaret (Peggy), and has two sons, Robert II and Heath. A retired teacher of chemistry and psychology from Belle Vernon Area School District, Bro. Robert's many interests include hunting, fishing, target shooting, and collecting coins, guns, Star Trek, Star Wars and World War II memorabilia. He is involved in Boy Scouts and his church.
Bro. Philip Terry Green District 40

Bro. Philip Terry Green, Past Master of Mt. Pickering Lodge No. 446, Upper Uwchland, has been appointed District Deputy Grand Master for District 40. Raised on Sept. 9, 1996, Bro. Philip resides in Chester Springs with his wife, Margot, and children Nicholas and Rachel. A senior IS systems administrator for GSI Commerce, King of Prussia, Bro. Philip is an Air Force history buff and enjoys boating, music and working on computers and classic Ford Mustangs.
Bro. George John Butcher District 59

Bro. George John Butcher, Past Master of Moscow Lodge No. 504, has been appointed District Deputy Grand Master for District 59. Raised on Jan. 12, 1999, Bro. George lives in Madisonville with his wife, Beverly, and has three children: Barbara, Jay and Loreen. He works as a Multi-Family/Commercial Division sales manager for Simplex Industries, Scranton. His hobbies include golfing, fishing, gardening, hunting and restoring antique cars.

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