Passed On: 12/03/2010
Naomi Crigler Boteler, 91, died on December 3, 2010, at the Charles County Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in La Plata, MD. Born on August 19, 1919, in Washington D.C., she was a long time resident of Cobb Island.
88, Solomons, MD
Born: 03/08/1922, Passed On: 12/01/2010
Robert Coad "Bob" Moore, 88, of Solomons, MD, formerly of Temple Hills, MD passed away of December 1, 2010 at Asbury-Solomons Health Care Center. He was born on March 8, 1922 in Washington, DC to the late George Leonard and Eleanor Coad Moore. He married his beloved wife Jessie E. Moore on February 20, 1954 in Washington, DC and she preceded him in death on October 31, 2008. Bob graduated from Oxon Hill High School and then was drafted into the Army. He served in the Army during WWII from October 5, 1942 till December 17, 1945 when he was honorably discharged. He then went on to receive his bachelor's degree from the University of Maryland. Bob became a Union Carpenter and belonged to local 132. He joined Tuckman-Barbee Construction Co. in 1965 as a Superintendent and was promoted to Outside Superintendent in 1979. He eventually became a partner with the company, serving as the Corporate Secretary and retired in 1998 after 33 years of service. Bob was a dedicated family man and enjoyed playing golf and model ship building. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, and siblings, George L. Moore and Joseph B. Moore. Bob is survived by his children, Thomas Moore of Millersville, MD, Janet Whitney of Church Hill, MD and Amy Galyon of Prince Frederick, MD; sister, Eleanor M. Buck of Silver Spring, MD; eight grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends on Saturday, December 18, 2010 from 12:30 - 2PM at the Rausch Funeral Home, P.A., Lusby, MD. Memorial Services will follow at 2PM in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Rick Hancock officiating. Inurnment will be private. Memorial contributions may be made in Bob's memory to Asbury-Solomons Benevolent Care Fund, 11100 Asbury Circle, Solomons, MD 20688.
Passed On: 12/01/2010
Life Celebration Memorial ServiceAlma's Life CelebrationAlma Regina Anderson, 68, of Leonardtown, MD died December 1, 2010 at St. Mary's Nursing Center, Leonardtown, MD.
Passed On: 12/01/2010
Mass of Christian BurialVisitationMary Elizabeth Chase 88, of Loveville, MD passed away on December 1, 2010 at her residence.
Passed On: 12/01/2010
PrivateSonja Marie Bailey, 73, of Lexington Park, MD passed away at St. Mary's Nursing Center on December 1, 2010.
62, Prince Frederick, Maryland
Born: 01/15/1948, Passed On: 11/30/2010
Linda Rogger-Rivera, 62, of Prince Frederick, MD passed away at home on November 30, 2010. Linda was a loving wife, sister, daughter and beloved aunt died after a battle with cancer. She had been a resident of Prince Frederick since September 2008 after having relocated from New York City to be closer to her family. Linda was born in Queens, New York on January 15, 1948 to Ruth and the late Robert Rogger. She grew up in Woodside, Queens and attended Our Lady of Fatima Grammar School and St. Albert High School in Brooklyn, Class of '65. She lived most of her adult life in Jamaica Estates, Queens and was a devoted member of Immaculate Conception Church. She was a successful buyer for many years for Alexander's Department Store and completed her career in retail. In her final years, she was a devoted and loving aunt and caregiver to her grandniece, Maggie and her grandnephew, Liam who were very fond of their "Aunt Poo". Linda joined St. John Vianney Parrish in Prince Frederick, which she had adopted as her new spiritual home. She will be missed terribly by her husband, Gil Rivera , mother Ruth, sisters, Nancy McGowan, Robin Rogger and Karen Bixler, nephews William McGowan and his wife Suzanne, Timothy McGowan, Daniel McGowan, Nicholas Bixler, niece Sara Rogger and grandniece Scarlet. She was also loved by countless friends both in New York and Maryland, and will be remembered for her kindness, compassion and selflessness to all of God's creatures. In her final months, Linda and her husband were grateful for the care and compassion she received from Calvert Hospice. The family will receive friends at the Rausch Funeral Home, P.A., 4405 Broomes Island Road, Port Republic, MD on Friday December3, 2010 from 4-6 PM. Mass of Christian Burial will be offered on Saturday December 4, 2010, 10:30 A. at St. John Vianney Catholic Church, 470 Main Street, Prince Frederick, MD. Interment will follow in the Church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, interested parties may send intentions to Calvert Hospice, Prince Frederick, MD.
Passed On: 11/30/2010
Mass of Christian BurialLife CelebrationWilliam Benedict Herbert, 76 of Coltons Point, MD was born in Bushwood, MD on August 2, 1934 to the late Joseph and Nellie Herbert. William received his education in St. Mary's County Public Schools. William served in the United States Army for two years and received an honorable discharge. He worked at Calvert Cliffs for 7 years. He worked for 25 years for Howlin Concrete. His lifetime hobbies included being a carpenter and waterman. He enjoyed spending time with his wife and family; fishing, speed boating, dancing and teaching fellas how to catch a fish.
Passed On: 11/30/2010
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, December 7, 2010 at 10:00 AM in St. Aloysius Catholic Church, Leonardtown, MD with Fr. John Dakes officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends on Monday, December 6, 2010 from 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM in the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home, Leonardtown, MD where prayers will be recited at 7:00 PM.James Aloysius "Jimmie" Connelly, 57, of Leonardtown, MD died November 30, 2010 in St. Mary's Hospital, Leonardtown, MD. Born September 6, 1953 in Leonardtown, MD he was the son of James Alan and the late Agnes Henrietta (Abell) Connelly. He is survived by his long time companion Cathy Owens. Mr. Connelly is also survived by his children; James Aloysius Connelly, Jr. of Park Hall, MD and John Benedict Connelly of California, MD and a brother Paul Elmer Connelly (Tammy Sue) of Hollywood, MD. He attended Chopticon High School and was a lifelong resident of St. Mary's County. Mr. Connelly worked as a Materials Expiditer with Patuxent Naval Air Station, Lexington Park, MD for thirty-six years. Mr. Connelly enjoyed restoring old cars and fishing. The family will receive friends on December 6, 2010 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM in the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home, Leonardtown, MD where prayers will be recited at 7:00 PM. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, December 7, 2010 at 10:00 AM in St. Aloysius Catholic Church, Leonardtown, MD with Fr. John Dakes officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to St. Mary's Hospice, P.O. Box 65, Leonardtown, MD 20650.
Passed On: 11/30/2010
Mass of Christian BurialVisitation
79, Solomons, MD
Born: 04/04/1931, Passed On: 11/29/2010
Lee Raymond Minin, 79, of Solomons, MD, formerly of Alexandria, VA passed away on November 29, 2010 in Prince Frederick, MD. He was born on April 4, 1931 in Franklin, PA to the late Emma Jane Borland and John Abraham Minin. Lee married Lorraine Post which ended in divorce, after his divorce he married his beloved wife April Minin in Queens Village, NY. Lee graduated from Franklin High School in 1949 and went on to graduate from Tri State College in Angola, IN in 1952. Lee began his career working for Goodyear Aerospace in Akron, OH as an Electrical Design Engineer on Navy blimps. He then became the support contractor for SUBROC, continuing to work on that program as a NAVSEA employee. As he advanced in his career he became the Deputy Program Manager and was instrumental in the success of HARPOON, the Norwegian Penguin Weapon System and the release, operation, and support of the Tomahawk Missile. His profound efforts have contributed greatly to our national security over his many years in federal service. He retired in 2006 after 38 years of service. Lee belonged to the Sons of the American Legion, NARFE, St. Paul United Methodist Church, and the Academy of Model Aeronautics. His favorite hobby was radio controlled model airplanes. He was preceded in death by his parents and siblings Virginia and Jackie Minin. Lee is survived by his wife April Minin of Solomons, MD; children, John Minin of Sugarland, TX, Kenneth Minin of Cabot, AR, Ronald Minin of Spring, TX, and Jennifer Minin of Solomons, MD; seven grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday, December 1, 2010 from 2-4 and 6-8 PM in the Rausch Funeral Home Chapel, Lusby, MD. Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, December 2, 2010 at 11 AM in St. Paul United Methodist Church, Lusby, MD with Rev. Ron Collier officiating. Interment will be on Saturday, December 4, 2010 at 11 AM in Franklin Cemetery, Franklin, PA.
Passed On: 11/29/2010
A memorial service will be held on Thursday, December 2, 2010 at 7: 00 PM in the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home, Leonardtown, MD. The family will receive friends on Thursday, December 2, 2010 from 6:00-7:00 PM in the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home, Leonardtown, MD. Helen J. "GG" Ince, 91, of Hollywood, MD died November 26, 2010 at her residence. Born May 15, 1919 in Racine, WI, she was the daughter of the late William J. and Helen M. (Ingalls) Gorton. She was also the loving wife of the late Richard J. Ince Sr. whom preceded her in death in 2004. Mrs. Ince is survived by her brother John Gorton of California and grandchildren David G. Ince and wife Leah who was Helen's care giver for the past three years of Hollywood, MD, and John S. Ince of Lexington Park, MD., eight great-grandchildren, four great-great grandchildren, three step grandchildren and a daughter in law. She was preceded in death by her only son Richard J. Ince, Jr. who passed away on August 1, 2007 and grandson Richard J. Ince, III who passed away on March 1, 1996. Mrs. Ince was the owner and operator of Cedar Cove Marina in Valley Lee, MD retiring in 2005. She was a strong supporter and member of the local Elks Lodge for the last forty years and she enjoyed and Jazzercise. Mrs. Ince fought to the end and died at home surrounded by her loving family. She was loved and will be missed by many and never forgotten. The family will receive friends on Thursday, December 2, 2010 from 6:00PM-7:00PM in Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home, Leonardtown, MD, where a memorial service will be held at 7:00PM. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations be made in her honor to Elks Lodge # 2092, P.O. Box 277, Lexington Park, MD 20653.
Passed On: 11/29/2010
Memorial MassStuart Milton Plummer, 76, of Lexington Park, MD died November 29, 2010 at Fairfax Hospital, Fairfax, VA.
Passed On: 11/29/2010
VisitationThomas James Kenney, 62, of California, MD died Nov. 29, 2010 at Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, DC.
Passed On: 11/29/2010
Tom's Life CelebrationThomas James Kenney, 62, of California died Nov. 29, 2010 at Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, DC.
Passed On: 11/28/2010
A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, December 4, 2010 at 10:00 AM in All Saints Episcopal Church, Avenue, MD with Rev. Kathleen Price officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.The family will receive friends on Friday, Decemeber 3, 2010 from 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM in the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home, Leonardtown, MD where prayers will be recited at 7:00 PM. Mary Virginia Jameson Brown, 87, of Baltimore, MD died November 28, 2010 in St. Agnes Hospital, Baltimore, MD. Born May 16, 1923 in Avenue, MD she was the daughter of the late Jared and Fannie Wilson Jameson. Mrs. Brown was the loving wife of Osbie Lee Brown, whom she married in Baltimore, MD and he preceded her in death on April 4, 2000. She is survived by her children; Barbara Jakubik, Mary Joyner, Linda Johnson, Anita Brown, Osbie Brown, Jr., Vera Owens all of Baltimore, MD., and Sandra Gregory of Virginia Beach, VA. Mrs. Brown is also survived by her brothers; Edward Jameson of Baltimore, MD and Jared Jameson of Avenue, MD. She is preceded in death by her daughter Brenda Quarles and siblings; Frances McCallister, Clara Hughes and Harriett Young. Mrs. Brown attended Banneker High School and worked at a Glass Company in Baltimore, MD. She enjoyed reading, doing puzzles, playing cards and spending time with family and friends. The family will receive friends on December 3, 2010 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM in the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home, Leonardtown, MD where prayers will be recited at 7:00 PM. A funeral service will be held on December 4, 2010 at 10:00 AM in All Saints Episcopal Church, Avenue, MD with Rev. Kathleen Price officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Pallbearers will be Devon Foster, Ryan Brown, Sean Joyner, Shay Brown, Tyron Owens, and J. Johnson.
Passed On: 11/27/2010
Also had several great grandchildren, Amber, Cayleigh, and Brianna Marsh, Jay, Josh, and Sierrah Marsh, Patrick and Nicole Jackson, Dorian Ferris.
76, St. Leonard, MD
Born: 12/08/1933, Passed On: 11/27/2010
Anna Elizabeth Reimer, 76 of St. Leonard, Maryland passed away on November 27, 2010 at Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, D.C. Anna was born on December 8, 1933 in New Brunswick, NJ to John and Anna Papp of South River, NJ. Anna as an infant had a special roommate that shared the nursery with her. They both shared the same year, month, and day of birth. Both were born in the same hospital and their mothers shared the same hospital room after giving birth. This special roommate would turn out to be Eugene Thomas Reimer, who would turn out to be her future husband, so they knew each other from day one. Anna enjoyed many hobbies such as gardening and decorating the home for the Holidays. But most of all she was an avid photographer and Civil War enthusiast. She studied the Civil War extensively and played a civilian in the movie "Gods and Generals" and was invited to attend the premier in Richmond, Virginia. She also traveled from Maryland to New Mexico to see Civil War Battlefields and Plantations. While on these adventures she would take thousands of pictures to document the battlefields, and other Civil War historical locations. She was so true to the era that she adorn her front lawn with a field artillery gun and a 12lb. Confederate Napoleon Cannon. Anna was predeceased by both her parents. She is survived by her husband Eugene T. Reimer, and her children Eugene T. Reimer, Jr. and wife Susan of Yorktown, VA, Robert C. Reimer of Mount Holly, NC, Donald C. Reimer of St. Leonard, MD, Tinamarie Reimer of Washington, Diann Mishou and husband Gary of St. Leonard, MD, John J. Reimer and wife Justine of Lusby, MD, Leslie R. Bollinger and husband Steve of Leesburg, Fl, Frederick W. Reimer and wife Patty of Boca Raton, Fl, Neil A. Reimer of Prince Frederick, MD. She is also survived by her grandchildren Michael and Lauren Reimer of Yorktown, VA, Robert Jr. and Geoffrey Reimer of Mt. Holly, NC, Gary Jr., Kyle, and Jacob Mishou of St. Leonard, MD, Steven Jr. and Daniel Bollinger of Leesburg, FL, and Frederick Reimer Jr. of Boca Raton, FL, and her great grandchildren Hayden Reimer of Uncasville, CT, and Kole Mishou of St. Leonard, MD. , and her twin sister Marie Virgili of NJ. The family will receive friends on Thursday, December 2, 2010 at the Rausch Funeral Home, 4405 Broomes Island Road, Port Republic, MD., 20676 from the hours of 2-4 & 6-8 PM with prayers at 7:30 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday December 3, 2010 at Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Church in Solomons, MD. Interment will be held in Arlington National Cemetery ,10 A.M. on January 4, 2011.Contributions in Anna's name made be made to the Civil War Preservation Trust 1156 15th St. NW, Suite 900, Washington D.C. 20005.
51, St. Leonard
Born: 04/19/1959, Passed On: 11/27/2010
Memorial ServiceLife CelebrationChristine Gilman Howell, 51, of St. Leonard, MD died November 27, 2010 at her home after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born April 19, 1959 in Wiesbaden, Germany to Robert and Sheilah Gilman. She was raised in Waldorf, MD and graduated from Thomas Stone High School with the class of 1977. Christine was beautiful inside and out. She was a devoted mother, loving wife and dedicated and valued worker throughout her career. She was a committed and wonderful military wife for over twenty years who made a warm home in Greece, Germany and numerous stateside assignments. She was friendly, generous and giving and made lifelong friends throughout her many moves and occupations. She was preceded in death by her mother, Sheilah Gilman. She is survived by her husband, Bryan Howell; daughter, Ashley; son, Bryan, Jr.; father and stepmother, Robert and Dorothy Gilman of Waldorf; sisters, Bobbi Rogers and Robin Budwee of Kuna, Idaho; sister, Patricia Hall of Elkton; brother, Jeffrey Gilman of Waldorf; brother, William (Tony) Jacobs of Charlotte Hall and brother, Robert Gilman, Jr. of West River. The family will receive friends for Christine's Life Celebration on Wednesday, December 1, 2010 from 5 - 8 p.m. at the Brinsfield-Echols Funeral Home, P.A., 30195 Three Notch Rd., Charlotte Hall, MD. A service will be held at 7:00p.m. Interment will take place at Maryland Veterans Cemetery, Cheltenham, MD on Monday, December 6, 2010 at 11AM. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be made in her name to AstraZeneca Hope Lodge - Boston, 125 S. Huntington Ave., Jamaica Plain, MA 02130, attn: Kate Adamson or through the following web site www.cancer.org/hopelodgeboston.
The family will receive friends for Christine's Life Celebration on Wednesday, December 1, 2010 from 5 - 8 p.m. at the Brinsfield-Echols Funeral Home, P.A., 30195 Three Notch Rd., Charlotte Hall, MD. A service will be held at 7:00p.m. Interment will take place at Maryland Veterans Cemetery, Cheltenham, MD on Monday, December 6, 2010 at 11AM. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be made in her name to AstraZeneca Hope Lodge - Boston, 125 S. Huntington Ave., Jamaica Plain, MA 02130, attn: Kate Adamson or through the following web site www.cancer.org/hopelodgeboston.
Passed On: 11/27/2010
Mass of Christian BurialMrs Stokel's Life Celebration with prayers recited at 6:30 PMAgatha Teresa Stokel, 88 of Leonardtown, MD, died Saturday, November 27, 2010 surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of Thomas Edward Stokel, Sr. with whom she celebrated 66 years of marriage. She was the mother of Thomas Edward Stokel, Jr. of Leonardtown, MD, Jeanne Marie Marsh (George) of Leesville, LA, Joyce Ann Stokel of Washington, DC, Laura Mae Ferris (Tom) of Maiden's, VA, Monica Stokel Clements (Bill) of California, MD, Marian Elaine Stokel of Leonardtown, MD, Rita Stokel Humphrey (Jay) of Madison, CT, Mary Celene Underwood (Warren) of Hollywood, MD, Clara Maria Spalding of Valley Lee, MD, and Mark Anselm Stokel (Tracy) of Leonardtown, MD. Her life was further blessed by 14 grandchildren, Chris, Karl, Eric, and Alex Marsh, Katie Jackson, and Jennifer Ferris, William J. Clements, Jr., Kaitlyn and Sarah Humphrey, Mikaela, Tiara, Molly and Ashley Spalding, and Mark J. Stokel.
Passed On: 11/27/2010
Funeral ServiceLife CelebrationNorman Franklyn Gibbs, 85 of Mechanicsville, MD, formerly of Edgewater, MD, died November 27, 2010 at his residence. Born June 26, 1925 in Maryland Park, MD, he was the son of Carlos Dana Gibbs and Ethel Elizabeth Steele Gibbs. Mr. Gibbs served in the