Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Former Carroll County Commissioner Roger Mann has died

Former Carroll County Commissioner Roger Mann has died

Roger Mann was a county commissioner from 1974 to 1982

According to an obituary published by the Fletcher Funeral Home early Tuesday afternoon, January 27, 2014, former Carroll County Commissioner Roger Mann has died.

Former Carroll County Commissioner, Roger L. Mann, 85, of Selbyville, Delaware, formerly of Westminster, died Tuesday, January 27, 2015, at Homewood at Plum Creek.  Born December 4, 1929, in Finksburg, Maryland, he was the son of the late Carroll I. Mann, Sr. and Alpha Schaeffer Mann.

He began working, as a teenager, at Congoleum Industries in Finksburg, and shortly thereafter, became a lifelong entrepreneur.  He owned various produce stands in the Westminster and Finksburg area, Woodsboro, and Ocean City, Maryland; operated Mann’s Cider Mill in Westminster; and also for many years, owned and drove school busses in the Westminster area.

Roger was a two term Carroll County Commissioner, having been elected first in 1974, and re-elected in 1978.  Following his retirement from the Commissioner’s office, he relocated to Selbyville, Delaware, opened his produce stand in Ocean City, Maryland, and wintered in Florida.

He is survived by a son, Roger Larry Mann of Pooler, Georgia, a sister, Betty Mann Wiley of Estero, Florida, devoted friend, Gladys Morelock of Littlestown, Pennsylvania, and nieces and nephews, Kenny Mann, Joyce Crigger, Jerry Mann, Debbie Munshower, Cindy Lewis and Sandy Magnante.

He was predeceased by his former wife, Mae Barnhart Mann, and brother, Carroll I. Mann, Jr.

The family will receive friends on Thursday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Fletcher Funeral & Cremation Services, 254 E. Main St., Westminster.

Funeral services will be held Friday at 1 p.m. at the funeral home.  Interment will follow in Finksburg Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Carroll County 4-H, PO Box 207, New Windsor, MD 21776.
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