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Frances Dickerson Briscoe, 77, Accokeek, MD

77, Accokeek, MD

Born: 10/26/1933, Passed On: 01/14/2011

Frances Dickerson Briscoe, 77, Accokeek, MDFRANCES DICKERSON BRISCOE On Friday, January 14, 2011. Beloved wife of Francis "Ting" Briscoe; loving mother of Greg (Sylvina) and Eric (Tonia) Briscoe, Denise Green, Sharon (Tony) Oby and Kim Briscoe (Tony) Tonic; cherished grandmother of Aaron, Maurice, Rachel and Brian Briscoe, Marcus and Morgan Green, Tony Jr., Trenton and Trevor Oby, Tristan Tonic and Asia Carpenter; great-grandmother of Brandon, Zoie and Austin; dear sister of Thelma Thompson, Thomas and Wilbert Dickerson, Martha Carter and Barbette Stewart.

. Visitation, Tuesday, January 18 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the BRISCOE-TONIC FUNERAL HOME, 2294 Old Washington Rd., Waldorf, MD and Wednesday, January 19 from 10 a.m. until Mass of Christian Burial, 11 a.m. at Holy Family Catholic Church, 2210 Callaway St., Temple Hills, MD. Interment Resurrection Cemetery.

Helen Norma Buhl Wood, 86, Winter Garden, FL formerly St. Leonard, MD

86, Winter Garden, FL formerly St. Leonard, MD

Born: 01/23/1924, Passed On: 01/14/2011

Helen Norma Buhl Wood, 86, Winter Garden, FL formerly St. Leonard, MDHelen Norma Buhl Wood Helen Norma Buhl Wood, 86, of Winter Garden, FL, formerly of St. Leonard, MD passed away on January 14, 2011 in Winter Garden FL. She was born on January 23, 1924 in Kane, PA to the late Myron William and Ebba Christina Sadith Anderson Buhl. Besides her parents, she is also predeceased by her husband Philip G. Wood, son Paul Andrew Wood and daughter, Elaine Ruth Wood. Norma got her undergraduate degree from Indiana State College and received her Master's Degree from University of Maryland. She taught Business Education at Calvert Senior High School. Norma and her husband Philip also were part owners of the Lumber Co. that used to operate in St. Leonard, MD. She enjoyed music, playing the piano and singing. She also liked to talk politics and religion. She was an avid reader, reading her Bible over many times. She liked to keep up with current events, crossword puzzles, and to travel. Norma was a very family oriented person and she loved to tell stories of her family and things they used to do. She is survived by four daughters: Ebba Wood Bowen (Ray) of Longwood, FL, Katie Wood Bowen (Donald) of Mt. Sterling, KY, Patty Wood Rumaker (Joe) of Birmingham, AL, and Mary Wood Langley (Keith) of Winter Garden FL. Grandmother of Jason Bowen (Lisa), Lake Mary, FL, Travis Bowen, Longwood, FL, Gary Bowen (Maura) of Columbus, OH, Kim Schweitzer (Charles) of Paris, KY, Robert Wilkes of Maylene, AL, Michael Williams of Pittsburgh, PA and Kevin Langley of Winter Garden, FL. She is also survived by her great grandchildren Jackson, Henry and Ollie Bowen, Courtlin and Carly Schweitzer and Logan Williams. The family will receive friends on Tuesday January 18, 2011 from 2-4 and 6-8 PM at the Rausch Funeral Home, P.A., 4405 Broomes Island Road, Port Republic, MD. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday January 19, 2011, 10 A.M. at Trinity United Methodist Church, 90 Church Street, Prince Frederick, MD. Interment will follow in Asbury Cemetery, Barstow, MD. Pallbearers will be Ray Bowen, Donald Bowen, Joe Rumaker, Keith Langley, Gary Bowen, Jason Bowen, Travis Bowen, Michael Williams, and Kevin Langley. Memorial contributions may be made to either Trinity United Methodist Church or the Salvation Army.

Walter Aloysius Mason, 81

Passed On: 01/14/2011

Walter Aloysius Mason, 81Mass of Christian BurialVisitationWalter Aloysius Mason, Sr., 81 of Mechanicsville, MD died January 14, 2011 at Washington Hospital Center.

Born June 30, 1929 in Leonardtown, MD he was the son of the late Harrison Mason and Mary Alberta (Barnes) Mason.

Walter is survived by his children; Rita Holt of Waldorf, MD, Sharon Brown of LaPlata, MD, Bernadette Jones of Randallstown, MD, Faye Mason of Waldorf, MD, Bridget Mason of California, MD, Lisa Mason of Morganza, MD, Adrienne Denczek of Rockledge, FL, Walter Mason, Jr. of Bowie, MD, Allan Mason of McDonough, GA, Michael Mason of Morganza, MD, and Terrence Mason of Morganza, MD, 20 grandchildren and 22 great grandchildren. He is also survived by his siblings; Harry Mason of Leonardtown, Sarah Milburn of Leonardtown, MD, Nellie Clayton of Callaway, MD, Veronica Thorne of Prince Frederick, MD, Alberta Campbell of Leonardtown, MD and Idella DeLeaver of Prince Frederick, MD. He was preceded in death by his wife Marie Augustine Mason.

Family will receive friends on Thursday, January 20, 2011 from 9:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. in St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Morganza, MD. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. with Reverend Keith Woods officiating. Interment will follow in Queen of Peace Cemetery, Helen, MD.

Condolences to the family may be made at www.brinsfieldfuneral.com.

Arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., Leonardtown, MD.

Susan "Miss Sue" K. Jacobson, 72

Passed On: 01/13/2011

Susan "Miss Sue" K. Jacobson, 72Miss Sue's Life CelebrationSusan "Ms. Sue" K. Jacobson of Lexington Park, MD passed away on January 13, 2011 at her residence.

Born February 6, 1938 in Chicago, IL, she was the daughter of the late Emil C. Kann and Jeannette (Westberg) Kann.

Ms. Sue was a person full of life and completely devoted to her family. She lived in many places across the United States. She had worked many jobs in her lifetime including teaching pre-school, restaurants, and finally she retired as a bank teller from Navy Federal Credit Union in Orange Park, Florida. She moved to Maryland in 2002 to be closer to her kids and grandkids. She was avid sports fan. She loved going out to eat with her family and friends, meeting people and opening her home to those in need. The thing that she enjoyed most was spending time with her children and grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her beloved husband Robert R. Jacobson in 1981. She is survived by her three children, Karl Jacobson and his wife Lori of Phoenix, AZ, Keith Jacobson of Lake Ridge, VA, and Karin Branch and her husband Brad of California, MD; seven grandchildren, Emily Jacobson, Kathy Robbins, Addie Cunningham, Jacob Robbins, Christian Jacobson, Christopher Branch and Michael Branch; two sisters, Jean Gross of Yorktown, VA and Grace Stih of San Antonio, TX. She is also survived by many nieces, nephews, and friends.

Family will receive friends for Ms. Sue's Life Celebration on Wednesday, January 19, 2011 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. with a Funeral Service conducted at 1 p.m. in the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., Leonardtown, MD

Interment will take place at a later date in the Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, San Antonio, TX.

In lieu of flowers contributions are suggested to: Grand Chapter of Maryland - Order of the Eastern Star, 300 International Cir., Cockeysville, MD 21030

Arrangements provided by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., Leonardtown, MD

Michael Dennis "Smitty" Smith, 53

Passed On: 01/12/2011

Michael Dennis "Smitty" Smith, 53A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Saturday, January 15, 2011 at 9:30 AM in Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Mechanicsville, MD with Fr. John Caulfield officiating. Interment will follow in Charles Memorial Gardens, Leonardtown, MD. The family will receive friends on Friday, January 14, 2011 from 5:00-8:00 PM in the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home, Leonardtown, MD where prayers will be recited at 7:00 PM. Michael Dennis "Smitty" Smith, 53, of Mechanicsville, MD died January 12, 2011 in Hospice House of St. Mary's in Callaway, MD. Born October 20, 1957 in Washington, DC he was the son of Clinton Wynn Smith and the late Mary Louise (Lacey) Smith of Mechanicsville, MD. Michael is survived by his siblings; Catherine Bassford and David Smith of Mechanicsville, MD along with many nephews and nieces. He was preceded in death by his sister Janet Hayden. Smitty graduated from Oxon Hill Senior High School in 1976 going on to attended Prince George's Community College and was a member of the APA Billiards Association. He was a lifelong resident of St. Mary's County and was a Beverage Salesman for the Coca-Cola Company for fifteen years. Michael enjoyed; watching cooking shows, cooking, camping, watching Redskins games, playing cards, as well as hanging out with family and friends at the pool. The family will receive friends on Friday, January 14, 2011 from 5:00 - 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 Saturday, January 15, 2011 at 9:30 AM in Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Mechanicsville, MD with Fr. John Caulfield officiating. Interment will follow in Charles Memorial Gardens, Leonardtown, MD. Pallbearers are; Jimmy Kramer, Bob (BJ) Johns, Mike Vaughn, Dale Vaughn, Todd Sodeman, and Teo Sodeman. Contributions in memory of Michael Dennis "Smitty" Smith may be made to Hospice House of St. Mary's P.O. Box 625, Leonardtown, MD 20650.

Norma Jean Gibson, 79

Passed On: 01/12/2011

Norma Jean  Gibson, 79A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Monday, January 17, 2011 at 10:00 AM in Holy Angels Catholic Church, Avenue, MD with Fr. William Gurnee officiating. Interment will follow in the Sacred Heart Cemetery, Bushwood, MD.The family will receive friends on Sunday, January 16, 2011 from 2:00 PM until 5:00 PM in the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home chapel where prayers will be recited at 3:00 PM.Norma Jean Gibson, 79, of Avenue, MD, died January 12, 2011 in St. Mary's Hospital, Leonardtown, MD. Born October 3, 1931 in Washington, DC she was the loving wife of the late George Bernard Gibson, Sr. whom she married on June 2, 1950 in Washington, DC. he preceded her in death on June 16, 2003. Mrs. Gibson is survived by her children; George B Gibson, Jr. of Clements, MD, Sandra L. Bailey of Avenue, MD, and Linda G. Aharon of Ormond Beach, FL. Norma is also survived by her siblings; Pete Griffin of Clements, MD and Joy Farrell of Colton's Point, MD as well as five grandchildren and five great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her son Michael W. Gibson in 2002 and one sister Robbie Pierce. Norma graduated from Anacostia High School in 1949. She moved from Washington, DC to St. Mary's County in 1951. Norma worked as an Accounting Technician at the Patuxent Naval Air Station, Lexington Park, MD. The family will receive friends on Sunday, January 16, 2011 from 2:00-5:00 PM in the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home, Leonardtown, MD, where prayers will be recited at 3:00PM. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Monday, January 17, 2011 at 10:00 AM in Holy Angels Catholic Church, Avenue, MD with Fr. William Gurnee officiating. Pallbearers will be; George B. Gibson, II, Jerry Hammett, Jr., Pete Griffin, Jr., and Mike Steinhauser. Contributions may be made to the Seventh District Volunteer Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 7, Avenue, MD. Interment will follow in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Bushwood, MD.

Noelle Lacey Smith, 23

Passed On: 01/12/2011

Memorial ServiceGatheringNoelle Lacey Smith, 23, of Lexington Park, MD died January 12, 2011 at St. Mary's Hospital. Born July 2, 1987 in Cheverly, MD, she was the daughter of Herman K. Smith and the late Veronica Ann Heinlein Smith. As a child Noelle loved to dance and was an avid swimmer. She always enjoyed reading, singing and sharing stories. She liked to play video games and had a great love for many animals but enjoyed cats and kittens especially.

Noelle is survived by her father; siblings, Shana Ann Smith, Kenneth J. Smith (Amy) and Samantha Lee Smith; aunt and uncle, Cindy and Chris Henigin, Sr. and nieces, Adrianna and Audrey Smith.

The family will receive friends for a gathering on Saturday, January 15, 2011 from
10 - 11a.m. at the Brinsfield-Echols Funeral Home, P.A., 30195 Three Notch Rd., Charlotte Hall, MD. A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Muscular Dystrophy Association, 6305 Ivy Lane, #320, Greenbelt, MD 20770 or the Cerebral Palsy Foundation of Southern Maryland, 1919-A West Street, Annapolis, MD 21401.

Interment will be private.

Mary Susie Mills, 83

Passed On: 01/12/2011

Mary  Susie Mills, 83A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Saturday, January 22, 2011 at 11:00 AM in Our Lady's Catholic Church, Leonardtown, MD with Fr. Lawrence Young officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends on Saturday, January 22, 2011 from 10:00-11:00 AM in Our Lady's Catholic Church, Leonardtown, MD. Mary Susie Mills, 83, of Leonardtown, MD, passed away January 12, 2011 in St. Mary's Hospital, Leonardtown, MD. Susie, as she was affectionately called, was born October 6, 1927 in Redgate, Maryland to the late George Daniel Mills, Sr. and Mary Madeline Hebb Mills. Susie is survived by her brother, Charles B. Mills of District Heights, MD, and sisters; Lena C. Buckson of Washington, D.C., and Edith E. McFadden of Leonardtown, MD as well as one uncle, Joseph Hebb of Baltimore, MD. She also leaves to mourn a special God child Randy Diggs, several nieces and nephews as well a host of other relatives and friends. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her four sisters; Mollie A. Diggs, Viola Mills, Sara Teresa Mills and Estelle Mills as well as her brother Daniel G. Mills, Jr. Susie attended St. Mary's County Public Schools and later graduated. She worked for the Navel Air Base and did several domestic jobs for over 20 years. Susie was a lifelong member of Our Lady's Catholic Church. She enjoyed going with the Senior's to the Office on Aging and the Ripple Center. She loved listening to the radio, dancing, playing bingo, crocheting and liked to travel to Washington, D.C. and Baltimore, MD with her sister Edith to visit family. The family will receive friends on Saturday, January 22, 2011 from 10:00-11:00 AM in Our Lady's Catholic Church, Leonardtown, MD where a Mass of Christian burial will follow at 11:00 AM with Fr. Lawrence Young officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

Miriam Drury Thompson, 99

Passed On: 01/11/2011

Miriam Drury Thompson, 99Mass of Christian BurialPrayers Recited at 7:00 p.m.Miriam Drury Thompson, 99, of Hollywood MD passed away on Tuesday, January 11, 2011 at her residence.

Born June 2, 1911 in Leonardtown MD, she was the daughter of the late Joseph Benedict and Lillie Saunders Drury.

Miriam Drury Thompson grew up in Leonardtown as the youngest of six. After graduating from St. Mary's Academy in 1930 with a specialty in music and piano, she taught for six years at St. John's School in Hollywood. At that time, as a member of a swing band that included Leo and Francis Weiland, Paul Bailey, and Dale Cropper, she played twice weekly, most notably upstairs at Dukes on Friday nights. She married Upton Thompson of Hollywood in 1936 and raised nine children on a tobacco farm.

She taught her children the Catholic religion and culture that had been taught to her. With her children raised and educated, she spent her time listening, telling stories, sharing tea, and caring for the grandchildren. The piano in the house was always part of her life and many in the neighborhood heard the afternoon songs she enjoyed playing. Miriam also enjoyed her weekly card games with her special friends. She was a gentle soul, making few demands of others as she lived her life.

Miriam is survived by her children; Benedict D. (Sheila) Thompson, DDS, of Walkersville MD, Frances M. (George) Thompson of Hollywood MD, Wayne A. (Joan) Thompson of Hollywood MD, Michael (Barbara) Thompson of Hollywood MD, John O. (Elise) Thompson of Hollywood MD, Patricia T. (Steve) Suit of California MD, C. Elizabeth 'Tism' (Alan) Blackwell of Virginia Beach VA, and Samuel C. (Susan) Thompson of California MD, daughter-in-law, Marylou Thompson of Alexandria VA; sister-in-law, Henrietta Abell of Hollywood MD; aunt, Mary Helen Saunders of Leonardtown MD; 26 grandchildren, 48 great-grandchildren, and 4 great-great-grandchildren. She is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Miriam is survived by her dedicated caregivers, Ann Poe and Margaret Tinsley.

In addition to her parents, Miriam was preceded in death by her husband, Upton Thompson, Sr.; her son, Upton Thompson, Jr.; siblings, Lillian Duke, Stella Dent, Elbert Drury, Benedict Drury, and Foley Drury.

Family will receive friends for Miriam's Life Celebration on Friday, January 14, 2011 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. in St. John Francis Regis Catholic Church, with prayers recited at 7 p.m. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Saturday, January 15, 2011 at 10 a.m. with Father Ray Schmidt officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Jamie, Patrick, Glenn, Ronnie, Joseph, and Matt Thompson; honorary pallbearers will be David, Paul, Michael, Chris, John, Ben, and Daniel Thompson.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice House of St. Mary's, P.O. Box 625, Leonardtown MD 20650 and/or St. Johns School, 43900 St. John's Rd., Hollywood MD 20636.

Arrangements provided by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., Leonardtown MD

Marlene Kar Martone, 17

Passed On: 01/11/2011

Marlene Kar Martone, 17Viewing from 10:00 - 10:30a.m.Life CelebrationTo appear later.

Helen Marie Scholes Crowe, 84

Passed On: 01/10/2011

Helen Marie Scholes Crowe, 84Memorial ServiceHelen-Marie Scholes Crowe, 84 of St. Mary' City, MD died January 10, 2011 at Solomons Nursing Center.

Born July 5, 1926 in Providence, RI she was the daughter of the late Howard Scholes and Alice Dorothy (Scattergood) Scholes.

Helen married Walter Quinton Crowe on August 31, 1957 in Barnington, RI. She moved to St. Mary's County in 1986 from Bethesda, MD and was a member of the St. Mary's River Yacht Club, St. Mary's Parish, St. Mary's County Garden Club, the Art Alliance, and the Historic St. Mary's City Foundation. She was also a needlepoint designer for the Washington National Cathedral.

Helen is survived by her husband, Walter Q. Crowe and daughter, Marie-Anne Crowe. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Marken Scholes Shedd.

A Memorial Service will be conducted on Friday, January 14, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. at Trinity Episcopal Church, 47477 Trinity Church Road, St. Mary's City, MD 20686. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Washington National Cathedral Needlepoint Guild, 3101 Wisconsin Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20016 or St. Albans School, Mt. St. Alban, Washington, DC 20016.

Condolences to the family may be may at www.brinsfieldfuneral.com.

Arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A, Leonardtown, MD.

Margaret Evelyn Thompson, 85

Passed On: 01/10/2011

Graveside ServiceVisitationMargaret Evelyn Thompson, age 85, of Arlington, VA died January 10, 2011 at Virginia Hospital Center, Arlington VA.

Born November 19, 1925 in Washington, PA, she was the daughter of the late George and Katie (Hatrick) Knezovich.
Evelyn graduated from Springdale High School in Springdale, PA and attended the Charles County Community College.

She moved to Washington, DC on her eighteenth birthday in 1943. She married Joseph Mulry Thompson, Jr. on August 11, 1944 in Washington, D.C. He preceded her in death on January 11, 2001. Evelyn spent 34 years in Arlington, VA raising a family before retiring to St. Mary's County in 1977. She returned to Arlington in 1986.

She held multiple jobs in the Washington Metro area including: telephone operator at the Washington Times Herald Newspaper, secretary at the Thompson Electric Company (with her husband), Arlington County crossing guard, library assistant at the Lundenburg School of Seamanship in Piney Point, MD, numerous retail sales jobs, babysitting, proctoring, and many volunteer activities with the Democratic Party and the Arlington Seniors.

Evelyn is survived by one son, Joseph M. Thompson III of Piney Point, MD; and three daughters: Jane A. Nau of Leonardtown, MD, Carolyn M. Cullison (Francis) of St. George Island, MD, and Mary Lou Burke (Patrick J. Kennedy) of Falls Church, VA, 13 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren, 1 great great grandson, and numerous nephews, nieces, in-laws and friends. In addition to her parents and her husband, she was preceded in death by five brothers and one sister.

Family will receive friends on Thursday, January 13, 2011 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. in the Brinsfield Funeral Home, 22955 Hollywood Road, Leonardtown, MD 20650. A graveside service will be held on Friday, January 14, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at St. George Catholic Church Cemetery, 19199 St. George's Church Road, Valley Lee, MD 20692.

A Memorial Service will be held in Arlington at a later date.

Serving as pallbearers will be David A. Nau, Joseph M. Thompson IV, John N. Burke, Austin Cullison, Francis Cullison, and Patrick Kennedy. Honorary pallbearers include Shaun Kennedy, Bobby Bean, and Ryan Nau.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to one of Evelyn's favorite charities, St. Jude Children's Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Condolences to the family may be made at www.brinsfieldfuneral.com.

Arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., Leonardtown, MD.

Georgie "Sabrina" Molly Hawkins, 73

Passed On: 01/10/2011

Georgie "Sabrina" Molly Hawkins, 73Memorial ServiceLife CelebrationGeorgie Molly "Sabrina" Hawkins, 73, of Hughesville, MD died at home on January 10, 2011. Born January 15, 1937 in Washington, D.C., she was the daughter of Norman E. Miller and Rosabel Munger Miller. Sabrina was a loving mother and grandmother. She enjoyed poetry and drawing, especially charcoal and oil painting, and she especially loved being near the water.

Besides her parents, Sabrina was predeceased by her sister, Jackie Weber. She is survived by her children, Elizabeth Lynn and her late husband, Larry, Cynthia Swafford (Sandy), Mark Fell, and Jennifer Dill (Stephen); grandchildren Christopher Nicholson, Andrew Fell, Kenneth Harris, Katrina Dill, Stephen Casey Dill, Keegan Dill, Melissa Fell and Kari Fell; and one great-grandchild, Caleb Nicholson.

The family will receive friends for Sabrina's Life Celebration on Saturday, January 15, 2011 from 6 - 7 p.m. at the Brinsfield-Echols Funeral Home, P.A., 30195 Three Notch Rd., Charlotte Hall, MD. A Memorial Service and Candle Lighting Ceremony will be held at 7:00 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Charles County, P.O. Box 1703, LaPlata, MD 20646 and/or to the Calvert Memorial Hospital Foundation (CMH), P.O. Box 2127, Prince Frederick, MD 20678.

Elliott Matthew "Bootie" Burroughs, 76

Passed On: 01/09/2011

Elliott  Matthew "Bootie" Burroughs, 76A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Friday, January 14, 2011 at 10:00 AM in St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Morganza, MD with Fr. Keith Woods officiating. Interment will follow in the Charles Memorial Gardens, Leonardtown, MD.The family will receive friends on Thursday, January 13, 2011 from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM in the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home Chapel where prayers will be recited at 7:00PM.Elliott Matthew "Bootie" Burroughs, 76 of Mechanicsville, MD died on January 9, 2011 in Hospice House of St. Mary's, Callaway, MD. Born April 19, 1934 in Oraville, MD he was the son of the late Henry Harvey and Mary Hayden Burroughs. Elliott was the loving husband of the late Imogene Wood Burroughs who preceded him in death on September 3, 2003. He is survived by his children; Gail Thompson (Bon Dee) of La Plata, MD, Glenda Shotwell (Buck) of Dunkirk, MD, Vicki Smith (Wayne) of Callaway, MD, Clay Burroughs of Lexington Park, MD, Robin Anderson (Mike), Denise Abell (Jimmy) and Roger Burroughs all of whom are from Mechanicsville, MD. Mr. Burroughs is also survived by his sister Mary Doris Case (John) of Summerville, SC as well as 13 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by four brothers; Bernard H. Burroughs, James Hayden Burroughs, Joseph Kenneth Burroughs (Pat), William (Bill) Burroughs and one sister, Irma (Sissy) Brignet. Elliott was a lifelong resident of St. Mary's County, before his retirement in 2002; he was a truck driver who worked for A.H. Smith and CA Bean. He enjoyed watching the men's and women's softball teams in St. Mary's County play ball and enjoyed watching the Washington Redskins. The family will receive friends on Thursday, January 13, 2011 from 5:00-8:00 PM in Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home in Leonardtown, MD where prayers will be recited at 7:00 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday at 10:00 AM in St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Morganza, MD with Fr. Keith Woods officiating. Pallbearers will be; Dee Thompson, Justin Anderson, J.W. Abell, Travis Anderson, Andy Wood and Danny Burroughs. Honorary pallbearers are; Mike Anderson, Eugene Shotwell, Jimmy Abell, Wayne Smith, Bon Dee Thompson, Marquise Watts and Michael Johnson. Contributions may be made to Hospice of St. Mary's County, P.O. Box 625, Leonardtown, MD 20650.

Roger Maxwell Williams, 74

Passed On: 01/09/2011

Roger Maxwell Williams, 74A funeral service will be held on Saturday, January 15, 2011 at 11:00 AM in the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home chapel. Interment will be private.The family will receive friends on Saturday, January 15, 2011 from 10:00 AM until 11:00 AM in the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home chapel.Roger Maxwell "Pops" "Willy", "Sugar 2" Williams, 74, of Lexington Park, MD and formally of Hopewell, VA died January 9, 2011 in St. Mary's Hospital, Leonardtown, MD. Born October 4, 1936 in Warrenton, N.C. he was the son of the late Mary A. and Roger Williams. Roger is survived by his wife Ardelia V. Williams whom he married in Hopewell, VA on August 20, 1960. He is survived by his children; Travis Williams (Carolyn) and, Aubrey Williams both of Lexington Park, MD, Damita Bradford (Odis), and Zolita Williams both of Escondido, CA, Lolita Williams-Leak (LaMont) of California, MD, and Stepson William Warren of Edgewood, MD. Roger is also survived by one brother Freeman Williams of Richmond, VA along with four grandchildren Shanay Somerville, La Toya Williams, Austin Williams, and La-Necia Leak. He graduated from Carter G. Woodson High School in 1956 and enlisted in the United States Navy on May 16, 1956 working as an Air Craft Mechanic for 20 years retiring on May 3, 1976. His duty stations included; California, Florida, New Jersey, Warminster, PA, Sigonella, Sicily, Norfolk, VA, and Patuxent Naval Air Station. During his tour of duty he received the Good Conduct award and the National Defense Service Award. Roger continued to work as an Air Craft Mechanic for DynCorp on Patuxent River Naval Air Station, Lexington Park, MD. He moved from Norfolk, VA to St. Mary's County in 1968. Roger enjoyed; music, playing cards, old cars, jokes and never met a person who wasn't his friend. . The family will receive friends on Saturday, January 15, 2011 from 10:00-11:00 AM in the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home, Leonardtown, MD where a service will be held at 11:00 AM with Elder Jason Fenwick officiating. Interment will be private.

Florence M. Meiser, 87

Passed On: 01/09/2011

Funeral ServiceVisitationFlorence M. Meiser, 87 of California, MD died Sunday, January 9, 2011 at Hospice House in Callaway, MD. She was the wife of the late Thomas W. Meiser.

Mrs. Meiser was born in York, PA on March 15, 1923, a daughter of the late Percy N. Shepp and Florence Renaut May. Mrs. Meiser was a 1941 graduate of York High School.

She married the late Thomas W. Meiser on December 25, 1941 at the Episcopal Church of St. John the Baptist, York, PA, where she had been baptized and confirmed. They celebrated 66 wonderful years of marriage prior to Mr. Meiser's death in March of 2008. She was active in many church activities, was a Cub Scout Den Mother, PTA President and was a past member of the Order of the Eastern Star.

Mrs. Meiser accompanied her husband Tom while he was stationed on the Presidio, San Francisco, CA and Ft. Lewis, Washington during WWII. When Staff Sgt. Meiser was deployed to Alaska, Mrs. Meiser returned to York and worked in a facility which produced large weapons for the war effort. Mrs. Meiser was an outstanding homemaker and was later employed as a secretary by York International Corporation where she retired after 24 years.

In 2004, after moving to the Wildewood Retirement Village in California, MD to be closer to other family members, Mrs. Meiser continued to enjoy bingo and many family events.

Mrs. Meiser is survived by her son, Thomas A. Meiser of Lexington Park, and his wife Shonna M. Meiser; two grandchildren David H. Meiser and his wife Jacqueline V. Meiser of Solomons, Maryland, and John T. Meiser and his wife Lara J. Meiser of Annapolis, Maryland; Six great-grandchildren, Mallory, Elizabeth, and Henry James Meiser of Solomons, and Bayard, Tilghman, and Skylar Meiser of Annapolis. Additionally, she is survived by her sister-in-law Marjorie Meiser of Sarasota, FL. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her sister, Lillian Shepp Haldeman.

There will be a visitation at the Heffner Funeral Chapel & Crematory, 1551 Kenneth Rd., York, PA, on Thursday, January 13, 2011 from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. A funeral service will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Friday, January 14, 2011 at the Episcopal Church of St. John the Baptist, 140 N. Beaver St., York, PA. This service will be preceded by a gathering of friends and family at 1 P.M. in the church social hall for light refreshments and fellowship. The Reverend David Lovelace will be officiating at the service. Burial will follow at the Mount Rose Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to The Church of the Ascension, 21641 Great Mills Road, Lexington Park, MD 20653 or Hospice of St. Mary's, P.O. Box 625, Leonardtown, Maryland 20650 (or online at hospiceofstmarys.org).

Condolences to the family may be made at www.brinsfieldfuneral.com.

Dorothea M. Davis, 85

Passed On: 01/08/2011

Dorothea M. Davis, 85Funeral ServiceVisitation with prayers at 7 p.m.Dorothea Mathilda Davis, 85 of Mechanicsville, MD died peacefully at St. Mary's Nursing Center in Leonardtown, MD on January 8, 2011.

Dorothea was born on June 18, 1925 in Charlotte Hall, MD. She was the daughter of the late William H. Moeller, Jr. and Martha D. Moeller.

She lived her life dedicated to God and her family. She was a very active and a life long member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church in New Market, MD where she served for many years as the organist, preschool treasurer, Ladies Guild president, and member of the Altar Guild. She loved gardening, traveling, and antiquing. She worked as a bookkeeper for many years for Burch and Wise, Inc., in Mechanicsville, MD.

Dorothea is survived by her children; Wayne M. Davis of Leonardtown, MD, Brenda D. Bowling of Hollywood, MD, Myra E. Gardiner of Port Saint Lucie, FL, and Richard B. Davis of Hollywood, MD, siblings; Robert A. Moeller of Charlotte Hall, MD, and Edward Moeller of Dunkirk, MD, proud grandmother of 10 grandchildren; John Bowling, Jr., Kathe Vogt, Melissa Chew, Austin Davis, William Davis, Krissy Phelan, Deanna Davis, Merritt Juliano, Emily Vallandingham, and Luke Gardiner, and 10 great-grandchildren; Pierce, Dylan, Justin, Thomas, Owen, Devon, Kaylee, Cameron, Faith, and Simon. In addition to her parents Dorothea was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph B. Davis and one brother, William H. Moeller, III.

Family will receive friends on Thursday, January 13, 2011 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., Leonardtown, MD with prayers recited at 7 p.m. A funeral Service will be conducted on Friday, January 14, 2011 at 10 am. in St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Mechanicsville, MD with Pastor Eric Peterson officiating.

Interment will follow in All Faith Episcopal Cemetery, Mechanicsville, MD.

Pallbearers will be; Austin Davis, William Davis, Christopher Vazquez, Greg Butterfield, Matthew Chew, and Michael Phelan.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions made to St. Paul's Lutheran Church 37707 Nre Market Turner Rd., Mechanicsville, MD 20659-3075

Arrangements provided by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., Leonardtown, MD

Paula Victoria McNutt, 72

Passed On: 01/08/2011

Paula Victoria McNutt, 72Funeral ServiceLife CelebrationPaula Victoria McNutt, 72 of Mechanicsville, MD died January 8, 2011 at her residence. Born December 29, 1938 in Detroit, MI, she was the daughter of Theresa and Howard Keider. Paula most enjoyed spending time with her family and her dogs Jake and Moe. In addition, she enjoyed working in her yard and doing word search puzzles. She will be remembered as a devoted mother, sister and grandmother.

Paula is survived by her children, Gale and husband Paul Buckler, Gary and wife Stephanie McNutt, Teri Fowler, Traci and husband Bill Bridgett, Thomas and wife Barbara McNutt, her sister, Janice and husband Ron Reaume, her brother-in-law, Bob and wife Barbara McNutt, her grandchildren Nicholas and Brody Buckler, Bruce and Michael Bridgett, Stacey Hunt, Samantha Fowler, Thomas F. McNutt, and her great-grandchildren Boden Hunt, Little Tom, Annabella and Julianna McNutt.

The family will receive friends for Paula's Life Celebration on Thursday, January 13, 2011 from 5:00 - 8:00pm at the Brinsfield-Echols Funeral Home located at 30195 Three Notch Rd., Charlotte Hall, MD. A service will be held at 7:00pm. A private interment will take place Friday, January, 14, 2011.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hospice of St. Mary's, P.O. Box 625, Leonardtown, MD or the American Lung Association, 1840 York Rd., Ste. M,
Timonium, MD 21093.

Emilie "Penny" A. Eller, 79

Passed On: 01/08/2011

Emilie  "Penny" A. Eller, 79

Emilie " Penny" Eller of Waldorf, md. died on January 8, 2011. She was born on October 28, 1931 in Wildewood, N.J. to the late Harry and Florence McMurray. She is predeceased by her husband Ray M. Eller, Sr., son Steven H. Eller and her brother Harry "Bud" McMurray. She is survived by her children Ray "Marty" Eller, Jr., Debbie A. DeMarr, Donna L. Kaufmann, and Barbara Dunn. She is also survived by 8 grandchildren and 2 gr. grandchildren. Penny was raised in St. Petersburg, Fl. She loved her family, reading and the beach. She enjoyed watching the Redskins, playing poker, slots horseback riding and crabs.

The family will recieve friends on Thursday January 13th from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8pm at the Arehart-Echols Funeral Home 211 St. Mary's Ave. LaPlata, md. 20646 were funeral services will be held on Friday January 14th at 12:30pm. Interment to follow at the Trinity Memorial Gardens Waldorf, Md.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital or the American Cancer Society.

Kenneth James Davis, 64

Passed On: 01/08/2011

First Baptist Church of St. CharlesFirst Baptist Church of St. CharlesKenneth James Davis, 64 of LaPlata, MD. died on January 8, 2011. He was born on January 29, 1946 in Washington, DC. He is predeceased by his step father Willard Davis and his mother Marion Davis. He is also predeceased by his half brother Dean Davis.

He is survived by his wife Debbie Grafton, children Eric Davis, Kyle Davis, Alison Davis, Michelle Hewitt, and Jennifer Bidwell. Sister; Deborah Underwood, half brothers John Davis and Dale Davis. He is also survived by his grandchildren Tyler, Lauren, and Kyle.

Kenneth worked for the Federal Government in the U.S. Mint retiring after 46 years in December of 2010. He was also in the U.S. Army and served in vietnam. He was an avid Redskins fan and also an avid fan of the Maryland Terps. He loved cooking for people, entertaining, golf, and helping his children in sports acting as there coach. He is also an active member of the First Baptist Church of St. Charles.

The family will receive friends on Friday January 14th from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8pm at the First Baptist Church of St. Charles 136 Stoddert Ave. Waldorf, Md. 20602 were funeral service's will be held on Saturday January 15th at 10am. The interment will be held on January 20, 2011 10am at the Maryland Veterans Cemetery Cheltenham, Md.

Memorial contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church of St. Charles or the American Cancer Society.




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