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Robert Isaac Wood , 78, Prince Frederick, Maryland

78, Prince Frederick, Maryland

Born: 07/26/1931, Passed On: 02/08/2010

Robert Isaac Wood , 78, Prince Frederick, MarylandRobert I. Wood, 78, of Prince Frederick, MD passed away on February 8, 20120 at Calvert Memorial Hospital. Robert was born July 26, 1931 in Calvert County, MD to the late Isaac Vivian and Lorena Stafford Wood. Besides his parents, he was also predeceased by his wife Ellen Wood and a loving companion of 26 years, Ernestine Taylor. He served in the Army during the Korean War, and received the National Defense Medal, United Nations Service Medal, Good Conduct Medal, the Korean Service Medal wit 2 Bronze Stars and the Combat Infantryman Badge. He had a great passion for his farm and farming itself. He was also very involved with the Calvert County 4 H and loved his 4 H kids. Robert is survived by his children, Bonnie Bates of Calvert County, MD, Robert Brent Wood of Prince Frederick, MD and Ellen Dwan Hardesty and her husband Rick of Prince Frederick, MD. He is also survived by five grandchildren, Robin, Keith, Lorena Wood, and Holly and Blake Hardesty, and two cousins Paul "Shockie" Wood and Eddie Wood both of Prince Frederick, MD. The family will receive friends on Thursday February 11, 2010 from 2-4 and 6-8 PM at the Rausch Funeral Home, P.A., 4405 Broomes Island Road, Port Republic, MD where services will be held on Friday February 12, 2010, 11 A.M. Interment will follow in Asbury Cemetery Barstow, MD. Memorial contributions may be made to Calvert County 4 H, Maryland Cooperative Extension 30 Duke Street P.O. Box 486 Prince Frederick, MD 20678 .

Nancy Lee Miedzinski, 69

Passed On: 02/08/2010

Nancy Lee  Miedzinski, 69A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, February 12, 2010 at 10:00 AM in the St. John's Catholic Church, Hollywood, MD with Fr. Raymond Schmidt officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends on Thursday, February 11, 2010 from 5:00 - 8:00 PM in the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home, Leonardtown, MD where prayers will be said at 7:00 PM by Deacon Lou Koeniger.Nancy Lee Miedzinski, age 69 of Hollywood, MD died on February 8, 2010 at her residence surrounded by her loving family and with the care of Hospice of St. Mary's County. Born March 20, 1940 in Chaptico, MD, she was the daughter of the late James and Marie Gragan of Chaptico, MD. She was the beloved wife to James Miedzinski whom she married on April 12, 1956. They were married for 54 years and had three daughters. She was a dedicated wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother who loved her family. She was the mother of Nancy Obendorf and her husband Ralph, Sharon Miedzinski and friend Kenny Johnson and Pam Hancock and her husband Joe, all of Hollywood, MD and grandmother to Michele Click, Tiffany Hancock, James Hancock and Joseph Hancock, all of Hollywood, MD. She is also survived by two great-grandchildren, Chelsea Click and Alexis Hyde as well as her siblings Latham Gragan of Chaptico, MD, Shirley Huntington of Mechanicsville, MD and Millie Norris of Leonardtown, MD. She was preceded in death by her parents, James and Marie Gragan and her siblings, Dorothy Vallandingham, Elwood Gragan, Annabel Gragan and Bernadette Dingee. Nancy was a lifelong St. Mary's County resident and spent most of her career as a small business entrepreneur, owning, operating and managing school buses for St. Mary's County Board of Education until her retirement in 2005. She loved to cook, sew, play cards, take pictures, crochet and spend time with her family and good friends. She enjoyed nature and taking care of other people. She also enjoyed planting flowers in her yard and keeping track of yearly arrivals of baby bluebirds and spending time with the family dog. She was a member of St. John's Church in Hollywood, MD. The family will receive friends on Thursday, February 11, 2010 from 5:00 - 8:00 PM in the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home, Leonardtown, MD where prayers will be said at 7:00 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, February 12, 2010 at 10:00 AM in St. John's Catholic Church, Hollywood, MD with Fr. Raymond Schmidt officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Pallbearers will be Joe Hancock, Ralph Obendorf, Kenny Johnson, Jerry Norris, Joe Stone and Tony Norris. Contributions may be made to Hospice of St. Mary's, P.O. Box 625, Leonardtown, MD 20650.

Mary Catherine Guy, 84

Passed On: 02/08/2010

Mass of Christian BurialPrayers Recited at 7:00 p.m.Mary Catherine Kraus Guy, 84, of California, MD died February 8, 2010 at her residence.

Born July 29, 1925, she was the daughter of the late George Joseph Kraus, Sr. and Queenie Victoria Gatton Kraus. She graduated from St. Michael's High School in Ridge, MD. She had worked in retail sales for Sears and Roebuck until her retirement, she had also work for C & P Telephone and Ben Franklin Store.

Mary Catherine enjoyed spending time cooking meals and baking for her family. She spent a lot of time visiting and helping family members and friends in their homes, hospitals and nursing homes. She also enjoyed making jellies and jams.

She is survived by her daughter Mary Catherine Dean (Mr. Porter) of Callaway, MD, the grandmother of Mary C.D. Hobbs, Cynthia M. Elliott (Craig), Regina M. Combs (Charles) and Thomas E. Dean, Jr. (Stephanie), Paul A. Guy (Gwen), Regina M. Biscoe (Tim), Jessica R. Kerrill (Jake). She was the great-grandmother of Larry and Brady Hobbs, Trish and Bree Elliott
Andrew, Robin and Cody Combs, Ashley Tennyson and TJ Dean, Kelby Guy, Brandon and Ashley Biscoe, Charlie, Sue and Michael Kerrill and the great great-grandmother of Dallas Bennett. She is also survived by sisters, Martha Guy of Lexington Park, MD and Nettie Parish (Paul) of Valley Lee, MD a brother, George Kraus (Shirley) of Bel Air, MD and many nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond A. Guy, Sr. and her son, Raymond A. Guy, Jr.

Family received friends on Thursday, February 11, 2010 from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. in St. Michael's Catholic Church, 16555 Three Notch Road, Ridge, MD 20680. Prayers were recited at 7:00 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Friday, February 12, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. with the Reverend Jack Kennealy officiating. Interment was in St. Michael's Church Cemetery.

Serving as pallbearers were Paul Parish, George H. Kraus, Martin Morris, Bill Abell, Larry Hobbs, Sr. and Michael Guy.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Michael's School Fund or Hospice of St. Mary's.

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

Arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., Leonardtown, MD 20650.

Lawrence Gilbert Pilkerton, 92

Passed On: 02/07/2010

Lawrence Gilbert Pilkerton, 92Christ Church-WaysideLawrence G. Pilkerton, 92, of White Plains, MD passed away at Civista Medical Center on February 7, 2010. He is predeceased by his parents; John T. Pilkerton and Agnes R. Pilkerton, daughter; Margaret R. Creighton, 6 brothers , 3 sisters, 1 granddaughter, and 1 great grandson. He is survived by his daughters; Ruth Ann Campbell, Eleanor L. Williams, Betty D. Pilkerton, and Nancy L. Harrison. 9 grandchildren, and 21 great-grandchildren. A viewing will be held on Thursday, February 11, 2010 from 2-4 pm and 6-8 pm at Arehart-Echols Funeral Home. Service will follow on Friday, February 12, 2010 at 11 am at Christ Church-Wayside Parish. Interment will be in the Church Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made to the Christ Church-Wayside Cemtery Fund P.O. Box 177 Newburg, Md. 20664.

James Donald Shorter, 85

Passed On: 02/07/2010

James D. Shorter, 85, passed away at Civista Medical Center on February 7, 2010. He is predeceased by his parents; Thomas A. Shorter and Lillian E. Fowler Shorter. Also by his brother; Thomas Shorter, and his sister; Mabel Rollins. He is survived by his wife Rita Burch Shorter, daughters; Lynn Nalley (Wayne), Judy Farrall, Margie Earnshaw (J. Richard). Sisters; Helen Lancaster, Viola Hill, and Mildred Blacklock, 8 Grandchildren, 13 Great-Grandchildren, and 3 Great-Great Grandchildren. A visitaion will be held on Friday, February 12, 2010 from 3 pm until 7 pm at Arehart-Echols Funeral Home. Prayers will be at 7 pm. Mass will follow on Saturday, February 13, 2010 at 10 am at St.Ignatius Catholic Church-Chapel Point. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the St. Ignatius Church.

Addie Bell Mack, 85

Passed On: 02/07/2010

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Henry A. Miley, Jr. General U.S. Army Ret, 95, Tampa Fla. and Lusby, MD

95, Tampa Fla. and Lusby, MD

Born: 02/14/1915, Passed On: 02/06/2010

Henry A. Miley, Jr. General U.S. Army Ret, 95, Tampa Fla. and Lusby, MDHenry A. Miley, Jr. General U.S. Army (Ret) General Henry A. Miley, Jr. U.S. Army (Ret), 95, of Tampa, Fl and Lusby, MD. passed away at his home in Florida February 6, 2010. Miley was born in Boston, Massachusetts on February 14, 1915. He graduated from historic Boston Latin School and began his military career at the United States Military Academy at West Point. He graduated from the Academy in June 1940 and was commissioned a second lieutenant in the Coast Artillery Corps. His first station was at Fort Monroe, Virginia, where he was assigned to the 2nd Coast Artillery Regiment. In December 1941, he moved with the 57th Coast Artillery to Hawaii, to garrison the north shore of Oahu. Miley returned to the U.S. in late 1942 and, after a tour at the Anti-Aircraft School, was assigned to the 33rd Anti-Aircraft Artillery Group. He remained with this organization through its training phases at Fort Bliss, Texas and Desert Training Center. In February 1944, his outfit moved to New Guinea, where it participated in the leap-frog operations, executed by the Army along the northern coast of that island. In January 1945, Miley was detailed to the Ordnance Corps and left New Guinea and Artillery for Manila and Ordnance. He remained there until September 1946 in command, successively of the 189th Ordnance Battalion and the Ordnance General Supply Depot. Following World War II, Miley served a year on the faculty of the Ordnance School at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, and in 1947 embarked on advanced education tour at Northwestern University. He received his Master's Degree in June 1949 and remained an additional year at Evanston, pursuing advanced studies in economics and statistics. In 1950, Miley was transferred to Frankford Arsenal in Philadelphia, where he served as comptroller and then as Works Manager. After three years at Frankford, Miley went to Heidelberg, Germany, for a three-year tour on the staff of the USAREUR Ordnance Officer. Miley returned to the U.S. in June 1956, attended the Army War College and in 1957 moved to Washington, D.C. to become chief of tank-automotive procurement in the Office of the Chief of Ordnance. In December 1961, he became Commander of the Advanced Weapons Support Command, Pirmasens, Germany. In March 1963, he was reassigned to Heidelberg, where he served as USAREUR Ordnance Officer. Returning to the U.S. in March 1964, Miley was assigned to Headquarters, U.S. Army Materiel Command as Deputy Director, Procurement and Production. In August 1966 he was reassigned as Assistant DCSLOG (Programs and Budget), HQDA. Miley remained in this position until June 1969, when he was named Deputy Commanding General, U.S. Army Materiel Command, and promoted to the rank of lieutenant general. On 1 November 1970, he was promoted to the rank of full general and became the Commander of AMC until his retirement on 5 February 1975 After retirement, General Miley worked for the American Defense Preparedness Association in Washington DC. He lived in Lusby, MD for 35 years as he enjoyed retirement with trips to Spain, China and throughout the USA. The Miley's eventually built a home in Tampa, Fl. Where they spent winters while traveling back to the Dc area to be with his children and grandchildren. General Miley was married three times, first to Margaret Gadsden Miley from 1940 till her death in 1975. His second marriage was to Jewel Miley from 1978 till her death in 1984. He married his third wife, Lillah Brooks Miley in 1985 and she is living at their home in Tampa Florida. He is also survived by his children, Henry Miley, III, of Lessburg, Va., Melissa G. Miley, of Stuarts Draft Va., and step son Ken Brooks of Lexington Park, MD Grandfather of, Sarah and Margaret Miley, step grandfather of Alan B. and Mackenzie D. Brooks, great grandfather of Caroline Miley. He is also survived by a sister, Ruth M. Lally of Boston MA. He was predeceased by his son Phillip Miley, brother Daniel W. Miley and sister Jean Miley Schreibstein. Mass of Christian burial will be offered on Tuesday May 25, 2010, 10:45 AM in Fort Myers Chapel, with interment with full military honors to follow in Arlington National Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the U.S. Military Academy, West Point, New York. Arrangements by Rausch Funeral Home, P.A., Port Republic

Maria Louise Mason Nelson, 55

Passed On: 02/06/2010

Mass of Christian BurialVisitationMaria Louise Mason Nelson, 55 of Lexington Park, MD, wife of the late Lorenzo Dent Nelson, was born on December 13, 1954 in Compton, MD to the late Jeremiah Aloysius Mason, Sr. and Mary Florence Hebb Mason. She was called to her Heavenly mansion on February 6, 2010 from St. Mary's Hospital in Leonardtown, MD. Maria was the eighth of twelve children.

Maria graduated from Great Mills High School in 1972. Maria received her Sacraments of Baptism, Holy Communion, Reconciliation and Confirmation while attending St. Francis Xavier Church in Leonardtown, MD. When she relocated to Lexington Park, MD, Maria became a dedicated member of the Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church where the Sacrament of Marriage was performed on June 15, 1996. Maria worked for the U.S. Department of the Interior from February 1981 through January 1996 before beginning her greatest and most enjoyable employment assignments of becoming a devoted mother and housewife.

Spending quality time with her daughter and preparing meals for family and friends were her greatest joys. Her specialty dishes of macaroni and cheese and sweet potatoes will definitely be missed. Maria also enjoyed dancing, playing bingo, listening to gospel music and phone conversations with family and friends.

Maria leaves behind in this earthly life her precious daughter, Lorenda Maria Nelson. She is also survived by her sister Mary Jones (Mark) and four brothers: John Mason (Bevaline), James Mason, Douglas (Sylvia) Mason, and Michael Mason (Phyllis) and sisters-in-law: Mamie Mason, Elizabeth Mason, Elaine Sheffield, Mary Young, Paula Mason, Florence Young, Claudia Barnes and Margie Chatman; brothers-in-law: Noland Nelson, Ronnie Nelson, William Nelson, and Alexander Barnes. Maria's physical presence will also be missed by her special friends, Michelle Curtis, Marie Miles and Linda Herbert, plus countless aunts, cousins and friends.

In addition to her parents and husband, Maria will be resting eternally with five brothers: Jeremiah, Jr., George, Joseph, Thomas and Leroy; and, one sister, Carolyn.

The family will receive friends on Monday, February 15, 2010 from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, 22375 Three Notch Road, Lexington Park, MD 20653. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. The Reverend Jack Kennealy will be the celebrant. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

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

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

Cleo William Stack, 90

Passed On: 02/04/2010

Cleo  William  Stack, 90A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, February 9th, 2010 in St. John's Catholic Church, Hollywood, MD with Fr. Raymond Schmidt officiating. Interment will follow in Charles Memorial Gardens, Leonardtown, MD.The Family will receive friends on Monday, February 8th 2009 from 5:00PM-8:00PM in the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home, where prayers will be said at 7:00PM. Cleo William Stack, age 90 of Hollywood, MD and formerly of Prince George's County, MD died peacefully at his home on February 4, 2010. Born September 25, 1919 in "Punkintown", MD, he was the son of the late Charles and Julia Siberlich Stack. He was the husband of Louise Marie Sweeney Stack, who preceded him in death in January of 2008. He is survived by his children, Robert Stack and his wife Mary of Greeley, CO, Cleone Wible and her husband Paul of Hollywood, MD, and Marilyn Gill and her husband Robert of Baltimore, MD as well as his grandchildren; Andy Stack, Suzanne Stahl, Kellye Nelson, Kathleen Davis and Patrick Gill as well as his great-grandchildren Zack, Zoe and Zadie Stack, Sara, Abby and Zachary Nelson and Madison and Natalie Davis. In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by his siblings Francis, Edna, Elsie, Eddie and Carl. He was a U.S. Army Veteran of World War II and a survivor of D-Day. He was a life member of Bladensburg Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad, a member of the Benevolent Order of Elks and was a retired Steamfitter from Steamfitters Local #602. Cleo was a very avid sportsman and outdoorsman playing soccer, baseball and golf and also enjoyed hunting and fishing. He loved family gatherings where he could enjoy watching and interacting with his great-grandchildren and visiting everyone, especially at his recent 90th birthday party. The family will receive friends on Monday, February 8, 2010 from 5:00 - 8:00 PM in the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home, Leonardtown, MD where prayers will be said at 7:00 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, February 9, 2010 at 10:00 AM in St. John's Catholic Church, Hollywood, MD with Fr. Raymond Schmidt officiating. Interment will follow in Charles Memorial Gardens, Leonardtown, MD. Pallbearers will be Carl Stack, Rick Davis, Steve Nelson, Brian Davis, Patrick Gill and Michael O'Neill. Honorary pallbearers will be Sara Nelson, Abby Nelson, Zachary Nelson, Madison Davis, Natalie Davis, Zack Stack, Zadie Stack and Zoe Stack. Contributions may be made to Hospice of St. Mary's, P.O. Box 625, Leonardtown, MD 20650.

Alice E. Nelson Wood, 66

Passed On: 02/04/2010

Alice  E. Nelson Wood, 66Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday, February 9th, 2010 in the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home Chapel, Leonardtown, MD at 11:00AM with Deacon Joe Lloyd officiating. Interment is private. Family will recieve friends on Monday, February 8, 2010 from 5:00PM-8:00PM in the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home where prayers will be said at 7:00PM.Alice Elizabeth Nelson Wood, 66 of Colton's Point, MD, died February 4, 2010 at Fayette Health and Rehabilitation Center. Born November 27, 1943 in Leonardtown, MD she was the daughter of the late Harry I. and Helen Elizabeth Knott Nelson, Sr. She is survived by her brother Harry I. Nelson, Jr. of Chaptico, MD and her sisters Kitty Hammett and Veronica "Ronnie" Knott, both of Avenue, MD. She is also survived by her nieces and nephews; Dani Knott, Greg Knott, Gene Knott, John Hammett, Jr., Kenneth A. Hammett, Julie Nelson Yingling and Kristi Nelson Hallman, her great nieces and nephews, Nicki Hammett, John Hammett III, Troy Hammett and Jay Hammett, and her great-great nephew Trevor Hammett. A lifelong resident of St. Mary's County, Alice was a graduate of Margaret Brent High School and was employed as a waitress and barmaid at many different establishments in the county. The family will receive friends on Monday, February 8, 2010 from 5:00- 8:00 PM in the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home, Leonardtown, MD where prayers will be said at 7:00 PM. A funeral service will follow on Tuesday, February 9, 2010 in the funeral home at 11:00 AM with Deacon Joe Lloyd officiating. Interment will be private. Pallbearers are John A. Hammett, Sr., John A. Hammett, Jr., Kenneth A. Hammett and Harry I. Nelson, Jr. Contributions may be made to the Seventh District Volunteer Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 7, Avenue, MD 20609 or the Seventh District Volunteer Fire Department, P.O. Box 206, Avenue, MD 20609.

Elizabeth Virginia Thomas, 85

Passed On: 02/04/2010

Elizabeth Virginia Thomas, 85Elizabeth Virginia Thomas, 86, of Charlotte Hall, MD, formerly of Forest Heights, MD, died on February 4, 2010 at Calvert Memorial Hospital, Prince Frederick, MD.

Born on July 18, 1924 in northern Florida, she was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Aires. Mrs. Thomas was a homemaker. She also volunteered and was a substitute teacher's aid at Forest Heights Elementary. Her enjoyments were shopping, fishing, traveling, flowers, listening to Conway Twitty, and getting her hair done every Friday.

Survived by her husband, Gaylord Lee Thomas, son, George D. and his wife, Anne Thomas, four grandchildren, Gary P.Thompson and his wife, Erin Thompson, Daniel L. Thomas and Sean D. Thomas, Daniel L. Jensen and his wife Jane Jensen, two great-grandchildren, Dallas P. Thompson and Mark Post.

Mrs. Thomas is preceded in death by her son, Gerald L. Thomas and daughter, Linda Carol Jensen, and siblings, Adel Culbeth, Olly May Plott, Lola Taylor, Lois Wade, Benjamin Aires, Wilson Aires, Joseph Aires and grandson, Noel C. Jensen.

Family to receive friends to celebrate Elizabeth's Life on Thursday, February 11, 2010 from 6-8 p.m. at Brinsfield-Echols Funeral Home, P.A., 30195 Three Notch RD., Charlotte Hall, MD where Services will be held 7 p.m. Interment will be held on Monday, February 22, 2010 at 10 a.m. at Maryland Veterans Cemetery, Cheltenham, MD.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: Muscular Dystrophy Association, PO Box 78960, Phoenix, AZ 85062-8960.

Linda Ruth Lumpkin, 53, Huntingtown, Maryland

53, Huntingtown, Maryland

Born: 10/12/1956, Passed On: 02/03/2010

Linda Ruth Lumpkin, 53, Huntingtown, Maryland Linda Ruth Lumpkin Linda R. Lumpkin, 53, of Huntingtown, MD passed away on February 3, 2010 at her home. Born October 12, 1956, in Annapolis, MD to the late John Charles Cleveland Mister, Sr. and Lorena Virginia Brady Mister. Linda loved life and entertaining on her pool deck, traveling on cruises, visiting Pigeon Forge, TN, going out to eat and shopping. Beloved wife of Wayne Lee Lumpkin of Huntingtown, devoted mother of Jennifer Tippett of Shady Side, MD, Lisa Maria Morrone of Prince Frederick, MD and Tammy Parker of Chesapeake Beach, MD. Grandmother of, Kaityn, Courtney, Michael, Connor, Hunter, Sam, Jr., Megan, and Taylor Marie. She is also survived by her brothers, John C.C. Mister, Jr. of St. Leonard, MD and Gregory Deane Mister of Huntingtown, MD. The family will receive friends at the Rausch Funeral Home, PA, 8325 Mt. Harmony Lane, Owings,, MD on Thursday February 4, 2010 from 5-8 PM where services will be held on Friday February 5, 2010, 11 A.M. Interment will follow in Chesapeake Highlands Memorial Gardens, Port Republic, MD. Pallbearers are Robert Dow, Preston Jones, Sonny Boteler, Michael Mastrostefano, Robert M. Pitcher and James Vernon Robinson. Memorial contributions may be made to either Washington Cancer Institute, 1010 Irving Street, Washington DC or Calvert Hospice, P.O. Box 838 Prince Frederick, MD

Frances J. Donohue, 95

Passed On: 02/03/2010

Southminster Prebyterian ChurchMrs. Frances Moore James Donohue, 95, of Accokeek, Maryland died February 3, 2010 at Civista Medical Center in La Plata, Maryland.

Born July 15, 1914 in Clinton, South Carolina, she was the daughter of the late Mattie May Neville James and the late William Hardin James. She grew up in Atlanta, Georgia, where she joined North Avenue Presbyterian Church in 1924.

She graduated from Agnes Scott College, Decatur, Georgia, in 1936 with an AB degree and a history major. She was a member of Mortar Board, the national college honor senior society, and Who's Who in American Colleges and Universities. She served as secretary to the dean and as acting law librarian of the Lamar School of Law, Emory University, before moving to Washington in 1940.

After settling in Washington, she transferred her membership to Central Presbyterian Church. She worked in the Domestic Personnel Office of the Department of State as a correspondence clerk from 1940 to 1941. Because of her lifelong interest in farming and agriculture, she then accepted a position in the Department of Agriculture She took graduate courses in agricultural economics and statistics, thereby qualifying for a professional civil service rating. During World War II she served as an agricultural economist in the Dairy and Poultry Branch of the War Food Administration, an agency of the Department of Agriculture, until the war ended. She retired from the Department in 1947.

In 1946 she married Francis Robert Donohue of Logansport, Indiana. They purchased a tobacco farm in Accokeek, Maryland and moved there in 1947. She devoted her time to homemaking and farming pursuits. She joined Congress Heights Presbyterian Church in Washington where she served as an Elder and Sunday School teacher. She remained a member until the church dissolved, then joined Southminster Presbyterian Church in Oxon Hill. After her husband's death, she worked for the National Center for State Courts and became a residential realtor.

Her membership in the Charles County Garden Club spanned sixty years. She was a member of the National Society of Colonial Dames of America, a past president of the Accokeek Library Association, and a member of the Women's National Democratic Club for over fifty years. She was a past member of the Board of Directors of the Hawthorne Country Club in La Plata, Maryland, and a charter member of the Port Tobacco Players and the Historical Society of Charles County.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her sister, Virginia Aiken James, and her brother, William Neville James.

She is survived by her son, Daniel Andrew Donohue, and his wife, Carol Garrett Donohue, of Accokeek; two grandsons, 1LT James Donohue, USA and LCpl. Matthew Donohue, USMC; her sister, Rebecca James Baumhauer, of Mobile, Alabama; and many loving relatives and friends.

Visitation will be held on Feb.8 from 2-4 and 6-8 at Arehart-Echols Funeral Home, La Plata. Services will be held at Southminster Presbyterian Church on Feb.9 at 11:00 a.m., with interment at St. Mary's Church, Piscataway following the service.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions in memory of Frances Donohue be made to a charity of your choice or to Southminster Presbyterian Church, 7801 Livingston Road, Oxon Hill, MD 20745.

Annie "Marie" Lathroum, 79

Passed On: 02/03/2010

Annie "Marie" Lathroum, 79A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Friday, February 12th, 2010 at 12:00 pm in St. John's Catholic Church, Hollywood, MD with Fr. Raymond Schmidt officiating. Interment will follow at Charles Memorial Gardens, Leonardtown, MD.Family will recieve friends on Tuesday, February 9th, 2010 from 5:00-8:00PM in the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home, Leonardtown, MD, where prayers will be said at 7:00PM. Annie "Marie" Lathroum, age 79 of Hollywood, MD died on February 3, 2010 at Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC. Born April 14, 1930 in Leonardtown, MD, she was the daughter of the late James Kenney and Rosie Cecelia Heard. She was the loving wife of Leo "Beanie" Lathroum whom she married on February 9th, 1952 in Leonardtown, Maryland. She is also survived by her children Barbara Jean Pilkerton, Robert Allen Lathroum, John Ralph Heard all of Hollywood, MD, Rose Marie Nutwell of Lexington Park, MD and Richard "Ricky" Wayne Lathroum of Mechanicsville, MD, as well as eight Grandchildren and 10 Great-Grandchildren. She is also survived by her brother Joseph Heard of Hollywood, MD. Marie was preceded in death by her son James Benedict Heard and her siblings; Edith Norris, Walter Gatton, Eloise Harris, Mary Brooks, Violet Lathroum, John D. Heard, Catherine Dorsey, James Kenny Heard and Frank I. Heard. Marie was a lifelong St. Mary's County resident where she attended Margret Brent High school. She was a homemaker who enjoyed watching wrestling and her soap operas as well as scratch offs and being with her family. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, February 9, 2010 from 5:00 - 8:00 PM in the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home, Leonardtown, MD where prayers will be said at 7:00 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, February 12, 2010 at 12:00 PM in St. John's Catholic Church, Hollywood, MD with Fr. Raymond Schmidt officiating. Interment will follow in Charles Memorial Gardens, Leonardtown, MD. Pallbearers will be Joe Bowles, Joe P. Dorsey, Leonard Bean, Willie Johnson, John Guy and Charlie Norris. Honorary Pallbearers will be James Sparks, Jacob Sparks, Johnny Heard, Chris Lathroum, Kevin Heard, Justin Jones, Shaffer Dorsey, TJ Lundregan, Jackson Howsare and Shawn Howsare.

Joseph Lee Nicewarner, 66

Passed On: 02/03/2010

Joseph Lee Nicewarner, 66Memorial ServiceLife CelebrationJoseph Lee Nicewarner, 66, of Leonardtown, Maryland died Wednesday, February 3, 2010 peacefully at Stella Maris Hospice in Towson, Maryland.

He was born February 25, 1943 in Clarksburg, West Virginia.

He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Jodi Nicewarner whom he married April 13, 1968 at Mount Oak Methodist Church in Mitchellville, Maryland; one daughter, Jacquelin Landsman (Dr. Jeff Landsman) and two grandchildren, Zackary Todd Landsman and Jordan Rose Landsman. He is also survived by his siblings, Claire Conley, Mary Tucker, Jim Nicewarner and Robert Nicewarner . He was predeceased by his parents Anna Mar Celestine Nicewarner and Philip Earl Nicewarner and his older brother Philip Earl Nicewarner Jr. (Sonny).

Mr. Nicewarner was a 1961 graduate of Annapolis High School in Annapolis,Maryland. He received a Bachelor of Science degree from Frostburg State University and a Master's degree from the University of Maryland. He taught social studies in a junior high school and then moved to Suitland High School where he taught physical education and was the head football coach.

He came to St. Mary's County in August of 1978 and was hired as the Athletic Director, head football coach and physical education teacher at the newly opening Leonardtown High School. He served as the Athletic Director until 1988 when he became the Assistant Supervisor of Pupil Transportation for the St. Mary's Board of Education. In 1989, he was named the Supervisor of Pupil Transportation and served until 1997 when he retired. He served as a consultant to the Howard County Board of Education Transportation Department until December 2008 when he retired.

He enjoyed spending time with his family and at his home in Breton Bay. He was very knowledgeable about sports and enjoyed fishing and crabbing. He enjoyed traveling with his wife and close friends with recent trips to Alaska, Hawaii and Lake Tahoe.

Joe will be remembered for his great sense of humor and infectious smile.

Family will receive friends for Joe's Life Celebration on Friday, February 12, 2010 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. in the Brinsfield Funeral Home, 22955 Hollywood Road, Leonardtown, MD 20650. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, February 13, 2010 at 12:00 p.m. in the Brinsfield Funeral Home Chapel.

Memorial contributions may be made in Joe's honor to Hospice of St. Mary's, P.O. Box 625, Leonardtown, MD 20650.

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

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

Teresa Marie Trossbach, 86

Passed On: 02/02/2010

Teresa Marie Trossbach, 86Funeral MassMrs. Trossbach's Life Celebration with prayers offered at 4:00 p.m.Teresa Marie Trossbach, 86 of Hollywood, MD passed away at her home on Tuesday, February 2, 2010.

Born October 14, 1923 in Great Mills, MD, she was the daughter of the late Clarence M. and Estelle A. Combs Aud. Mrs. Trossbach was a life long resident of St. Mary's County. She was a homemaker and farmer.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Trossbach was preceded in death by her husband, the late John Alfred Trossbach and three brothers; Matthew, Thomas and Clarence Aud. She is survived by her children; Thomas Trossbach of Leonardtown, MD, Mary Agnes Burroughs of Avenue, MD, Frank Trossbach of Hollywood, MD, Robert Trossbach of Leonardtown, MD, Hazel Marie Trossbach, of Hollywood, MD, Linda Owens of Leonardtown, MD, Ann Trossbach of Hollywood, MD, Roy Trossbach of Hollywood, MD and Catherine Trossbach of Hollywood, MD, siblings; Dorothy Schindler of Hollywood, MD, Myrthe Abell of California, MD, Mary Schindler of Flagler Beach, FL, Marie Trossbach of Hollywood, MD, Frances Trossbach of Leonardtown, MD, Combs Aud of Great Mills, MD, Edna Trossbach of Browns Mills, NJ, Bernice Aud of Lexington Park, MD and John Aud of Park Hall, MD, also survived by 9 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren

Family will received friends for Teresa's Life Celebration on Sunday, February 7, 2010 from 2:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. in Brinsfield Funeral Home, 22955 Hollywood Road, Leonardtown, MD 20650, with prayers recited at 4 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, February 8, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. in St. John Francis Regis Catholic Church, Hollywood, MD with Rev. Ray Schmidt officiating. Interment will follow in Charles Memorial Gardens, Leonardtown, MD.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of St. Mary's, P.O. Box 625, Leonardtown, MD 20650, Leonardtown Volunteer Fire Department (Ladies Auxiliary), P.O. Box 50, Leonardtown, MD 20650

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

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

Mary Rose Tyburczy, 94

Passed On: 02/02/2010

Mary Rose Tyburczy, 94Memorial ServiceVisitationMary Rose Tyburczy, 94, of Solomons, MD died February 2, 2010 at the Calvert Nursing Center.

Born July 4, 1915 in Ward Hill, (Haverhill), MA, she was the daughter of the late Dominic Spinazola and Julia (Yunllie) Spinazola.

Mary was married to the late Joseph P. Tyburczy of Haverhill, MA. They resided in Salem, NH for most of her married life. Mary was an active member of Saint Joseph's Church there. She moved to Sarasota, FL after retirement and lived there actively for over 15 years. She has lived in Southern Maryland for the last 8 years, at Cedar Lane Apartments in Leonardtown, MD; and Solomon's Nursing Center, Solomons, MD. She loved to dance.

Mary is survived by two children: Julie O'Brien of Piney Point, MD and Joseph M. Tyburczy of Lexington, MA. She also is survived by three grandchildren Jessica Lombardi of Dover, NH; Alex Roy of Baltimore, MD; Nathan Tyburczy of Billerica, MA and two great-grandchildren, David and Nicholas Lombardi.

Family will receive friends on Friday, February 5, 2010 from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. in the Brinsfield Funeral Home, 22955 Hollywood Road, Leonardtown, MD 20650. A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Reverend Jack Kennealy officiating. Interment will be private.

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

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

Elizabeth Jean "Liz" Myers, 60

Passed On: 02/01/2010

Elizabeth  Jean "Liz" Myers, 60A funeral service will be held on Friday, February 5, 2010 at 10:00 AM in the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home, Leonardtown, MD with Deacon Joe Lloyd officiating. Interment will be private.Elizabeth J. "Liz" Myers, 60, of Lexington Park, MD and formerly of Kintnersville, PA died February 1, 2010 in Callaway, MD. Born December 19, 1949 in Balboa Canal Zone, US Territory (now part of the Country of Panama) she was the daughter of Florence Hernandez of Chesapeake, VA and the late Cirilo Hernandez. She was the loving wife of Carl D. Myers who she married in Virginia Beach, VA on September 24, 1971. She is survived by her children Carla J. Myers of Arlington, VA and Michael G. Myers of Philadelphia, PA as well as her brother Dennis Hernandez of Portsmouth, VA. Liz graduated from Portsmouth Catholic High School "Class of 1968" and from Maryview Hospital Nursing School in 1971 where she obtained a degree in nursing. She moved to St. Mary's County in 1996 from Bucks County, PA and was employed as a registered nurse by multiple hospitals and medical doctor's offices for over thirty years. She enjoyed cooking, baking, crafts, music, shopping, home decorating and spending time with her family, friends and her dog Brindle. A funeral service will be held on Friday, February 5, 2010 at 10:00 AM in the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home, Leonardtown, MD with Deacon Joe Lloyd officiating. Interment will be private. Contributions may be made to Hospice of St. Mary's, P.O. Box 625, Leonardtown, MD 20650 (Checks payable to "Hospice of St. Mary's with "In Memory of Elizabeth J. Myers" on memo line).

Eva Arlene Sanders, 69

Passed On: 02/01/2010

Eva Arlene (MeMe) Sanders, 69, of Mechanicsville, MD, formerly of Colonial Beach, VA, died on February 1, 2010 after a brief illness.

Born on December 10, 1940 in Washington, DC, she was the daughter of the late Kress Salter and Elizabeth (Betty) Duley. Eva was a homemaker. She enjoyed reading Nora Roberts books and NASCAR Racing. Jeff Gordon #24 was her favorite NASCAR fan. Eva loved her family and was a devoted mother and grandmother.

Arlene was predeceased in death by her husband, Robert (Bob) Sanders.

Survived by her four children, Cathy Shumaker, Jimmy Alderson (Nancy), Steve Alderson (Lynne), and Kelly Raley (Hoppy), grandchildren, Josh Shumaker, Mike Alderson, Amanda Shumaker, Shane Alderson, Ashlee Alderson, and Samantha Raley, a great-grandchild, Landon Gatton. MeMe is also survived by her BFF, Kim Young whom was also her caregiver during her recent illness.

Family will receive friends to Celebrate Eva's Life on Thursday, February 4, 2010 from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. at Brinsfield-Echols Funeral Home, P.A., 30195 Three Notch Rd., Charlotte Hall, MD where Funeral Services will be Friday, February 5, 2010 at 1 p.m. with Reverend Joseph Dobson officiating. Interment will follow at Meadow-Brooke Memorial Gardens, 11227 James Madison Parkway, King George, VA.

Serving as Pallbearers will be: Mike and Shane Alderson, Josh and Bill Shumaker, Rick Young, and Bill Raley.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: American Cancer Society, PO Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718 and/or National Brain Tumor Society, East Coast Office, 124 Watertown Street, Suite 2D, Watertown, MA 02472.

John Wayne McKnett, 75, St. Leonard, MD

75, St. Leonard, MD

Born: 12/19/1934, Passed On: 01/31/2010

John Wayne McKnett, 75, St. Leonard, MDJohn Wayne McKnett John Wayne McKnett, 75, of St. Leonard MD passed away on January 31, 2010 in Prince Frederick, MD. Mr. McKnett was born December 19, 1934 in Philadelphia, PA to the late John W. and Marion E. Fawthorp McKnett. He joined the Navy in 1953 serving aboard the USS Owen during the Korean conflict and received his GED. He attended the University of Houston and the University of Maryland. Mr. McKnett worked for the Columbia LNG, Cove Point Plant and was a member of Local Union #26 IBEW. He was a member of the Solomons Charter Boat Captains Association and owned "The Tavern" in St. Leonard. His hobbies were fishing and singing Irish tunes. Beloved husband of Patricia A. McKnett of St. Leonard, father of Kevin W. McKnett of Lusby, MD and Wesley McKnett of St. Leonard, MD. The family will receive friends on Friday February 5, 2010 from 10- 11 AM with services to follow at 11 AM at the Rausch Funeral Home, 4405 Broomes Island Road, Port Republic, MD. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Leonard Vol. Fire and Rescue Department, P.O. Box 101 St. Leonard, MD 20685 or SPOT, 4860 St. Leonard Rd. St. Leonard, MD 20685




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