Canfield Masons install 2014 officers

Officers were installed for 2014, marking the 128th annual installation ceremony, when Argus Lodge #545 F&AM met Dec. 13. Thomas J. Hallden was master of ceremonies. Marshalls were David Powell and John Craig. Installing officers were Hallden, Russell W. Gillam III, Richard Persic, Elmer Stalnecker, Dan Illeick, Russell W. Gillam Jr., Robert Edwards, Donald Huntley, Dale E. Hawkins and Elmer Foldvary. Officers are Mark R. Roca, master; Dale E. Hawkins, senior warden; Ryan H. Hamilton, junior warden; Donald L. Huntley, secretary; Russell W. Gillam III, treasurer; Charles E. Prachick, senior deacon; Eric R. Cahalin, junior deacon; Patrick Anderson, senior steward; Richard C. Palmer, junior steward; Christopher Gillam, chaplain; Clarence E. ShawverIII, tyler; Denny Furman, education officer and Thomas Eaton, trustee. A reception party preceded at the Manner Restaurant in Austintown. The lodge, chartered in Canfield in 1886, is among the 540 lodges under the Grand Lodge of Ohio. For more information visit Pictured are, first row, from left, Hamilton, Roca, Hawkins; second row, Palmer, Furman, Cahalin, Gillam III, Gillam, Shawver III, Prachick, Huntley and Anderson. (Submitted photo)