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Officer Richard Mark Bremer

Nov. 4, 1968-Oct. 23, 2008

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Frederick, Maryland
Sat, October 25, 2008

Officer Richard Mark Bremer

As originally published on Saturday, October 25, 2008.

Officer Richard Mark Bremer, Frederick City police officer, 39, of Myersville, died Thursday, Oct. 23, 2008, at Washington County Hospital.

He was born Nov. 4, 1968, in Pittsburgh, Pa., and was the son of Richard F. and Catherine Dugan Bremer of Pittsburgh.

Graduating from Penn Hills High School, Pittsburgh, Pa., he excelled in sports and was captain of the swim team and the football team. He graduated from Juanita College, Huntington, Pa., and was a member of the football team.

He attended Holy Family Catholic Church, Middletown, and was a member of the Fraternal Order of Police FSK Lodge 91, Frederick.

Previously, he was a corrections officer with the Division of Corrections, Hagerstown. He was later employed with the Frederick County Sheriff's Department as a case intake manager and for the past five years was a member of the Frederick City Police Department.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by his wife, Sharon St. Andre Bremer; three children, Sean Richard Bremer, Morgan Rachel Bremer and Ryan Michael Bremer; two sisters, Catherine A. Bremer, Columbus, Ohio, and Amy Bremer Makin and husband, Brian, of Pittsburgh; his mother-in-law, Gabriela St. Andre, of Frederick, and father-in-law, Paul St. Andre, of Ocean City; his brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Phil and Trish Smith of Myersville; and nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 29, at the Holy Family Catholic Community, 7321 Burkittsville Road, Middletown. Father Kevin Farmer will be the celebrant.

Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, Oct. 27, and from 4 to 6 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 28, at the Holy Family Catholic Community.

Burial will be in Resthaven Memorial Gardens, Frederick.

In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting monetary donations to be made to the Mark Bremer Memorial Fund, Fraternal Order of Police FSK Lodge 91, P.O. Box 808, Frederick, MD 21705, attn: Charlie Snyder.

Arrangements are by Ricketts Funeral Home, Myersville.

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