Obituaries

Jesse Ray Stuart Jr., 74

Jesse Ray Stuart Jr., 74

Jesse Ray Stuart, Jr., 74, of Dunkirk passed away August 21, 2016 at his residence. He was born January 7, 1942 in Marysville, CA to Jesse Ray and Mary Elizabeth (Bowen) Straub. Jesse was raised in Chesapeake Beach and graduated from Charlotte Hall Military Academy. He married Carolyn Taylor on September 15, 1962 and...
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Edward Elbert Worth, Jr., 88

Edward Elbert Worth, Jr., 88

Edward Elbert Worth, Jr. a resident of Dunkirk, went home to be with God at the age of 88. He spent the early years of his life in Forestville, MD. Here he was raised by his parents Mary and Edward Worth and where he chose to stay to raise his family with his first...
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Alexa Rose Poole, 7

Alexa Rose Poole, 7

Alexa Rose Poole, age 7, of St. Leonard, MD, entered into eternal rest on Sunday, August 21, 2016, at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born on February 4, 2009, in Annapolis, MD, to Suzanne M. (Ruifrok) and Derek L. Poole. Alexa enjoyed being read to, listening to soft music, playing...
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Johanna “Ann” Bremer, 93

Johanna “Ann” Bremer, 93, died peacefully at Asbury Solomons Healthcare Center from complications of COPD on August 18, 2016. Ann’s husband of more than 60 years, Fred Bremer, predeceased her by a decade.  Both Ann and Fred were born in The Netherlands and met there during World War II.  They married after the war...
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Charles DeSales “Bill” Douglas, 78

Charles DeSales “Bill” Douglas, 78

Charles DeSales “Bill” Douglas 78, of Mechanicsville, MD departed this life at Clinton Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Clinton, MD on Wednesday, August 17, 2016. Charles was born on May 30, 1938 in Hughesville, MD to the late Charles Worthington and Margaret Corinne Chase Douglas. Charles was married to the late Mary Eleanora Lyles...
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Evangleline Scriber, 65

Evangleline Scriber, 65

Evangeline Scriber (1951-2016) Evangeline Scriber, 65 of Dallas, Texas (formerly of St. Mary’s County, MD), passed away on Tuesday, August 16, 2016. Family will unite with friends for visitation at 10:00 am until time of service at 11:00 am on Monday, August 29, 2016 at Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home, 38576 Brett Way, Mechanicsville, MD. Interment...
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Baby Madison Kamille Scott

Baby Madison Kamille Scott, was born on Wednesday, August 17, 2016 at the Naval Medical Center in Portsmouth, VA. She went home to be with the Lord the very same day. The family will receive friends on Thursday, August 25, 2016 from 11am until time of service 11:30 am at the BRISCOE-TONIC FUNERAL HOME...
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George “Herbert” Foard, 80

George “Herbert” Foard, 80

George “Herbert” Foard of Dunkirk, MD, entered in to eternal rest on Thursday, August 18, 2016, at the age of 80. Herbert was born on April 9, 1936, in Prince Frederick, MD, to Rosa Lee (Rawlings) and Robert L. Foard. He retired in 1998, from Branch Electric where he worked as an Auto Mechanic....
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Vergie Frances McDermot, 99

Vergie Frances McDermot, 99

Virgie Frances McDermot, 99, of Lothian passed away August 19, 2016. She was born July 18, 1917 in Washington D.C. and raised in Pleasant Valley, VA. She moved to Maryland in 1943 and lived in Suitland for 60 years. Virgie was employed as a meat packer with Armour & Company in Washington, D.C. and...
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Mark Edwin Davis, 68

Mark Edwin Davis, 68

Mark Edwin Davis passed away peacefully at his home on August 18, 2016. A native of Indianapolis, Indiana, he was 68. He was a devoted husband and father. Mark was a Vietnam Veteran who was proud to have served his country. He loved the outdoors and especially loved kayaking on the Chesapeake Bay. Mark...
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Bill (Paw-Paw) Abell

Bill (Paw-Paw) Abell

Bill (Paw-Paw) Abell passed away August 17, 2016 we lost a wonderful family man, William (Bill) Holland Abell. He taught his 4 girls Brenda Hasbargen (Gerry), Robin King (Tom), Debbie Arthur (Jim) and Susan Deneault (Mike) strong work ethics and to treat all with respect. Bill was born May 3, 1928 in St Mary’s,...
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Curtis John Chappell, 65

Curtis John Chappell, 65, of Chesapeake Beach passed away August 16, 2016. He was born April 28, 1951 in Washington, D.C. to Bernard W. and Aurora (Vitale) Chappell. Curtis was raised in D.C. and Adelphi. He graduated from High Point High School in 1969 and married Cheryl Moody in 1973. Curtis lived in Riverdale...
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Donald Joseph Chatelain, 80

Donald Joseph Chatelain, 80

Donald Joseph Chatelain, 80, of Waldorf, MD died on August 18, 2016. Born in Newton Falls, NY son of Simone and Percy J. Chatelain. Beloved Husband of the late Jeannette F. Chatelain; Devoted Father of Patricia C. Zegowitz (Husband Mike Zegowitz) of Waldorf, MD, Donna Johnson of Oxon Hill, MD, Michelle Riordan of Arlington,...
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Nancy Hathaway Caton

Nancy Hathaway Caton

Nancy Hathaway Caton of Lusby, MD died peacefully on August 18, 2016 with her husband and her three children by her side. She is survived by her husband of 55 years, Daniel John Caton, her children, Stephen A. Caton and his wife, Liza Axe Caton and their children, Daniel, Anthony, Addison and Parker of Huntingtown, MD; her...
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Jesse Thomas Cummings, 95

Jesse Thomas Cummings, 95

Jesse Thomas Cummings, 95 of Lexington Park, MD died August18, 2016 at Solomons Nursing Center in Solomons, MD. He was born on February 13, 1921 in Little Rock, AK to the late Jesse Cummings. In 1947 in San Diego, CA Jesse met and fell in love with his late wife, Lucille A. Cummings.  After...
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Mary Lovenia Freiss, 50

Mary Lovenia Freiss, 50

Mary Lovenia Friess, 50, of Avenue, MD passed away on August 16, 2016 in Leonardtown, MD. Born on January 8, 1966 in Washington, DC, she was the daughter of Mary Jo Kemp of Avenue, MD and the late Deacon William Kemp. Mary was the loving wife of Bradley Friess whom she married on August...
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Georgianna Bernice Walker, 84

Georgianna Bernice Walker, 84, of Lothian passed away August 17, 2016 at her residence. She was born September 29, 1931 in Capitol Heights, MD to Henry Oscar Kreuter and Sarah L. Simmons. Bernice was raised in Capitol Heights and attended public schools. She married Samuel Richard “Dick” Walker in 1946 and they lived in...
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Michael “Mike” John Ganley, 73

Michael “Mike” John Ganley, 73

Michael “Mike” John Ganley of Owings, MD, age 73, died at home on Tuesday, August 16, 2016 surrounded by his family. He was born on June 6, 1943, in Washington, DC, to Esther (Mone) and Charles Ganley. In 1967, Mike married the love of his life, Bev Ezell. He retired in 2014 as the...
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Joseph S. Coelho, Sr.

Joseph S. Coelho, Sr.

Joseph S. Coelho, Sr. died on August 16, 2016. He was born in Madeira Island, Portugal, on December 19, 1928 and came to the US in 1946. After graduating from Carnegie-Mellon University in 1953, he served in the US Army, stationed in both England and Germany. After the Army, he had a long and...
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Clinton Wynn Smith, 87

Clinton Wynn Smith, 87

Clinton Wynn Smith, 87, of Mechanicsville, MD, passed away on August 13, 2016 at Charlotte Hall Veterans Home in Charlotte Hall, MD. Clinton was born on June 4, 1929 in Royersford, PA to the late Irvin Roy Smith and the late Kathryn Baker Smith. Clinton retired from the Navy after 20 years of service....
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William “Billy” Wendell Cusic, Sr.

William “Billy” Wendell Cusic, Sr.

William “Billy” Wendell Cusic, Sr., of Chaptico, Maryland, passed away on August 13, 2016 at his home in Chaptico. Born on February 23, 1941 in Leonardtown, Maryland, Billy was a lifelong resident of St. Mary’s County having grown up in Mechanicsville. As a child, he was an altar boy at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church...
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Minnie Williams

Minnie Williams entered into eternal rest on Sunday, August 14, 2016. Family and friends will unite on Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at 11:00am until time of service 12noon at Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home, 2294 Old Washington Rd., Waldorf, MD. Interment immediately following at Maryland Veteran Cemetery, Cheltenham, MD
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Leroy Plowden, Jr.

Leroy Plowden, Jr. passed away on Monday, August 15, 2016. Family and friends will unite on Friday, August 26, 2016 from 11:00am until time of service  12 noon at Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home, 2294 Old Washington Old Washington Rd., Waldorf, MD. Interment is private.
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Claudia Ann Clark, 74

Claudia Ann Clark, 74

Claudia Ann Clark, 74, of Capitol Heights, MD, formerly of Upper Marlboro, MD passed away on August 10, 2016. Claudia was born on April 12, 1942 in Washington, DC to the late Claude and Ruth Pealow Eilert. Claudia was a bus driver for many years for the Prince George’s County Public school system. She...
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Virginia Newman-Wilson

Virginia Newman-Wilson

Virginia Newman-Wilson departed this earthly life Wednesday, August 10, 2016. Family and friends will unite on Wednesday, August 17, 2016 from 10:00am until time of service 11:00am at Calvary Gospel Church, 11150 Berry Rd., Waldorf, MD. Interment at Washington National Cemetery, Suitland, MD.
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