Obituaries

Zachary “Zach” Mason Hummer, 22

Zachary “Zach” Mason Hummer, 22

Zachary “Zach” Mason Hummer, 22 of Lusby, MD passed away at his residence on December 18, 2014. He was born on February 26, 1992 in Prince Frederick, MD to Paula Larsen and Kerry Mason Hummer. Zach was a life long resident of Calvert County, MD were he attended Patuxent High School. He worked as...
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Avis Geraldine “Jerry” Sharp, 81

Avis Geraldine “Jerry” Sharp, 81, of Mechanicsville, MD and formerly of Hughesville, MD passed away on December 18, 2014. She was born on January 16, 1933 in Rhoadesville, VA to the late Clifton A. Ball and the late Margaret E. Ball. Jerry enjoyed knitting, crocheting, sewing, playing bingo and going to Redskins parties at Peggy’s....
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Charlene Antionette (Queen) Miles, 57

Charlene Antionette (Queen) Miles, 57

Charlene Antionette (Queen) Miles, affectionately known as “Char Char” by her nieces, was born on March 2, 1957 to the late Genevieve Queen and Charles Bowman, Sr. and raised by Robert “Knute” Brooks. On Wednesday, December 17, 2014, the Lord sent his angels to bring Charlene home to him in Heaven. She was born...
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Karen Antoinette Jones

Peacefully on Sunday, December 14, 2014 Karen Antoinette Jones departed this earthly life in Washington, D.C. Family and friends will unite in Tuesday, December 23, 2014 from 10:00 am until time of service 11:00 am at Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home, 2294 Old Washington Road, Waldorf, MD 20601. Interment will be held on Tuesday, January 6,...
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Susan Ellen Holzer, 63

Susan Ellen Holzer, 63 of St. Leonard, MD passed away December 18, 2014 at her home. She was born March 3, 1951, in Washington DC to the late Bruce Edward and Lena Ellen Mumaw Holzer. Susan loved the beach and to travel and has been known to go on five to six cruises a...
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Ina Lynn “Cotton” Breeden, 74

Ina Lynn “Cotton” Breeden, 74 of California, MD formerly from Brooke, VA, passed away on December 15, 2014 in Leonardtown, MD. Born on October 24, 1940 in Kaylong, WV, she was the daughter of the late Eunice Mae Selby Zuspan and Ira Kenneth Zuspan. Ina is survived by her siblings: Helen Zuspan Halstead (Sam),...
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Marjorie Jane “Mimi” Scheel, 92

Marjorie Jane “Mimi” Scheel, 92

Marjorie Jane “Mimi” Scheel, 92 of Solomons, MD, formerly of Royal Palm Beach, FL passed away on December 1, 2014 at her residence. Born July 6, 1922 in St. Georges Island, MD, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Mavis M. (Twilly) Milburn. Marge married Frederick Grant Scheel in Washington, DC on...
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Robert Timothy “Timmy” Gass, Sr., 63

Robert Timothy “Timmy” Gass, Sr., 63

Robert Timothy “Timmy” Gass, Sr., 63 of Ridge, MD, died on December 11, 2014 at MedStar Washington Hospital Center in Washington, D.C. Born on April 11, 1951, in Leonardtown, MD, he is the son of John Howard Gass of Abell, MD and the late Agnes Owens Gass. On May 2, 1987, Timmy married his...
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Margaret Susan “Peggy” Owens, 56

Margaret Susan “Peggy” Owens, 56

Margaret Susan “Peggy” Owens, 56 of Leonardtown, MD, died on December 14, 2014 at her residence surrounded by her loving family. Born on August 15, 1958, in Leonardtown, MD, she is the daughter of the late Charles Louis “Pete” Trossbach and Margaret Almedia Delozier Trossbach. Peggy graduated from Great Mills High School in 1976....
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Albert Russell Sandy, Sr., 79

Albert Russell Sandy, Sr., 79

Albert Russell Sandy, Sr., 79 of Mechanicsville, MD, died on December 15, 2014 at his residence in Mechanicsville, MD. He was born on March 13, 1935 in Washington, D.C., to the late Irving Leroy Sandy and the late Lillian Violett Sandy. He was a carpenter and enjoyed fishing, rides, TV, tinkering with cars, playing...
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Michael Stanislaus (Stanley) Abell, Sr., 79

Michael Stanislaus (Stanley) Abell, Sr., 79

Michael Stanislaus (Stanley) Abell, Sr., 79 of Hollywood, MD, passed away on December 14, 2014 in Solomon’s, MD. He was the son of the late Mary Violet (Dean) Abell and James Dawkins Abell. Stanley was the loving husband of the late Ollie Virginia Abell, whom he married on August 20, 1955, in Trinity Episcopal...
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Arthur Art “Sonny” Alfred Thomasset, Jr., 76

Arthur Art “Sonny” Alfred Thomasset, Jr., 76

Arthur Art “Sonny” Alfred Thomasset, Jr., 76 of Callaway, MD formerly from Calvert County, MD passed away on December 13, 2014 in Callaway, MD. Born on November 20, 1938 in Prince Frederick, MD he was the son of the late Eva Yates Thomasset, and Arthur Alfred Thomasset, Sr. Art is survived by his lifelong...
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Bertha June Burns, 80

Bertha June Burns, 80

Bertha June Burns, 80 of Mechanicsville, MD went home to be with the Lord on December 10, 2014 at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown, MD. She was born on October 10, 1934 in Staunton, VA and was the daughter of the late Virgie Florence (Ramsey) Clarke. June had a love for many things including...
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Thomas (Pete) Joseph Kidwell, Sr., 82

Thomas (Pete) Joseph Kidwell, Sr., 82

Thomas (Pete) Joseph Kidwell, Sr., 82 of Mechanicsville, MD passed away on December 11, 2014 in Cheverly, MD. Thomas (Pete) was born in Croom, MD on May 14, 1932 to the late Benjamin Howard Kidwell and the late Elizabeth Virginia Boswell Kidwell. Thomas (Pete) worked as a Master Carpenter/Locksmith with the Prince George’s County...
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James “Billy” William Morgan, 62

James “Billy” William Morgan, 62

James “Billy” William Morgan, 62 of California, MD passed away on December 10, 2014 in Hollywood, MD. Born January 2, 1952 in Leonardtown, MD. He was the son of the late Cecelia Hope Morgan and Lewis Matthew Morgan, Sr. Billy was the loving husband of Debra Lynn Morgan whom he married on August 11,...
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John Bartley “Bart” Mettam, 67

John Bartley “Bart” Mettam, 67

John Bartley “Bart” Mettam, 67 of Ridge, MD passed away on December 11, 2014 in Prince Frederick, MD. Born on December 1, 1947 in Danville, IL, he was the son of the late Rita Raley Mettam and Willard A. Mettam, Sr. Bart was the loving husband of Georgina Perez whom he married in Lima,...
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Kenneth “Ken” Ray Whitten, 64

Kenneth “Ken” Ray Whitten, 64

Kenneth “Ken” Ray Whitten, 64 of Callaway, MD formerly from Hillsboro, IL passed away on December 11, 2014 in Callaway, MD. Born on February 13, 1950 in Hillsboro, IL, he was the son of the late Juanita Whitten and Kenneth Whitten and he was preceded in death by his adoptive parents Edna and Homer...
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Ann Frances Lee, 77

Ann Frances Lee, 77

Ann Frances Lee, of Callaway, MD passed away on December 11, 2014 at her residence, surrounded by her loving family. Born November 5, 1937, in Pennsylvania, she was the daughter of the late Walter James and Helen Watt McConnell. After graduation from Cambria Heights High School, Ann accepted a position with the U.S. Navy...
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John G. Mattingly, Jr. “Jocks”, 63

John G. Mattingly, Jr. “Jocks”, 63

John G. Mattingly, Jr. “Jocks”, (63) went to his eternal rest Friday, December 5, 2014 at his home in Pocomoke City, MD. Jocks was born on April 10, 1951 in Leonardtown, MD. He is the son of the late John Gibbons Mattingly, Sr. and Martha Lucille Montgomery Mattingly. Jocks graduated from Chopticon High School...
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Mary Lorraine “Lori” Stone, 36

Mary Lorraine “Lori” Stone, 36

Mary Lorraine “Lori” Stone, 36 of La Plata, MD passed away on December 7, 2014 in La Plata, MD. Born on March 27, 1978, in Leonardtown, MD, she was the loving daughter of Mary F. Coffey of Dillwyn, VA. and William A. Stone, Sr. of St. Mary’s County, MD. Lori is survived by her...
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Elbert Ignatius “Tart” Hayden, 95

Elbert Ignatius “Tart” Hayden, 95

Elbert Ignatius “Tart” Hayden, age 95 of Leonardtown, MD died on December 7, 2014 at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital. Born in Leonardtown, MD on May 28, 1919, he was the son of the late Spencer Ignatius Hayden and Ann Lee Williams Hayden. He was the loving husband of Agnes Marie Hayden. Hayden attended Leonard...
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Muriel Agnes Pitman Craven

Muriel Agnes Pitman Craven

Muriel Agnes Pitman Craven died peacefully on December 9, 2014. She is survived by her son Thomas Edward Craven and his wife Linda Craven. She is also survived by her daughter Cynthia Craven Richardson (CA). Pre-deceasing her was her oldest son Robert Lee Craven, Jr. who had lived with his wife Ann Peacock Craven...
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James Cornelius Young, 78

James Cornelius Young, 78

James Cornelius Young, 78 of Charlotte Hall, MD passed away on November 28, 2014 at Charlotte Hall Veterans Home in Charlotte Hall, MD. James was born on December 24, 1935 in Washington, DC to the late James Harrison Carter and the late Rose Cecelia McPherson. James spent time in the United States Air Force....
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Charlotte Marie Ellis, 85

Charlotte Marie Ellis, 85

Charlotte Marie Ellis, 85 of Leonardtown, MD, died on December 6, 2014 at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital, Leonardtown, MD. Born on August 12, 1929, in WV, she is the daughter of the late Charles E. McCoy and Ella Elizabeth Bennett. Charlotte is a 1948 graduate of Great Mills High School. She was employed by...
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Danny Irvin Hagelin, 56

Danny Irvin Hagelin, 56

Danny Irvin Hagelin, 56 of Lusby, MD passed away on December 7, 2014 at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital. Born August 11, 1958 in Prince Frederick, MD, he was the son of the late Edward Hoover Hagelin, Sr. and Bertie Mae (Hall) Hagelin who preceded him in death two days prior on December 5, 2014....
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