Just a reminder Brethren, at Nov. 2nd Stated Meeting, we will have the Election of Officers for the Ensuing Masonic Year. I encourage all Brothers to attend and Master Masons of Anaheim Lodge to cast your vote.
Congratulations to Brother Ash Nalbandyan, on being Raised to the Sublime Degree of Master Mason and to Br. Aiden Johnson, who was Passed to the Degree of Fellowcraft this last month.
A very grateful thankyou to W. Br. Brian Messenger, Past Inspector of the 1034th Masonic District, for his outstanding support of our lodge for the past nine years. Our officers past and present can heartily vouch for Br. Brian’s consistent encouragement and support over the past years. The newly elected and appointed officers will be honing their ritual through the end of this year in preparation for a very busy 2017. We have not only a new inspector but are in a new inspectorial district as of October 30. Please welcome, W. Br. Jack C. Pham, Inspector of the 901st District of the Grand Lodge of Masons in California.
Thomas Horngren, HA, as many of you already know, passed away on October 1st. Tom was a 60 year Master Mason and received his Golden Veteran Award on February 22, 2006. He was awarded the Hiram Award on September 12, 2001. He served Anaheim Lodge as Secretary in 1982 and 1983. He served on the Audit Committee for many years. Tom was very active in Long Beach Scottish Rite and was a 33rd Degree. He was also a member of the Tin Lizzies of El Bekal Shrine for many years. Tom also served as a Trustee of the Masonic Service Bureau of Orange County for many years.
A Celebration of Life was held today, Tuesday, November 1 at 4:00 PM at the Orangethorpe United Methodist Church, 2351 W. Orangethorpe Ave., Fullerton. Masonic services were performed by Worshipful Merritt Read. A private commitment service will be held at Riverside National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Shriner’s Hospital of Los Angeles or a charity of your choice.
We also regret with great sadness to report the passing of Wor. Mike Black on Sunday, October 30th. Masonic services will be held at Rose Hills Cemetery at 3888 Workman Mill Rd, Whittier, CA 90601 at the Hillside Chapel on Monday, November 7th at 9am. His masonic bio and/or further information will be provided at a later date.
Sincerely & Fraternally,
Hugo Ramos, HA