Obituaries

John Woodley Morgan, 81

Services: A Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at 10:00 A.M. in the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home, P.A., Leonardtown, MD. Interment will follow in Trinity Memorial Gardens, Waldorf, MD. Visitation: The family will receive friends on Monday, August 4, 2014 from 5:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. with prayers recited at 7:00...
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Kevin Ralph Doreo, 50

Kevin Ralph Doreo, 50

Kevin Ralph Doreo, 50 of Lexington Park, MD passed away on July 28, 2014. Born July 30, 1963 in Poughkeepsie, NY he is the son of Carol Ann (Van Steenburgh) Doreo of Myrtle Beach, SC and the late Robert Ralph Doreo. In 1981, Kevin graduated from F.D. Roosevelt High School in Hyde Park, NY....
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Charles Edgar Abell, 76

Charles Edgar Abell, 76 of Leonardtown, MD died July 30, 2014 at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital surrounded by his loving family. Born October 5, 1937 in Leonardtown, MD he was the son of the late Francis Edgar Abell and Margaret Mary Graves Abell. Charles was a lifelong resident of St. Mary’s County. He spent many...
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Barbara Ann Vincent, 77

Barbara Ann Vincent, 77

Barbara Ann Vincent, 77  of Sebring, FL passed away on July 25, 2014 at Somers Hospice House, Sebring, FL under the loving care of her family and Hospice staff. Mrs. Vincent was born on January 21, 1937 in Montclair, NJ to her parents John William Porter and Edith Adeline (Smith) Porter. She was a...
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Elizabeth Ann Kolwey, 77

Elizabeth Ann Kolwey, 77

Elizabeth Ann Kolwey age 77 of Hollywood, MD passed away on July 28th, 2014 after a twenty year battle with Parkinson’s disease at the Hospice House in Callaway, MD. Betty Ann was born to Jim and Elizabeth (Greaser) Miller on November 4, 1936 in Kingwood, WV. Her mother died when she was two, and...
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Sophie Mary “Sallie” Carroll, 88

Sophie Mary “Sallie” Carroll, 88

Sophie Mary “Sallie” Carroll, 88 of Solomons, MD, formerly of Laurel, MD, died July 16, 2014 at the Hospice House of St. Mary’s in Callaway, MD after a battle with breast cancer. Born April 29, 1926 in Jersey City, NJ, she was the daughter of the late John Trupkiewicz and Felicia (Ciesinski) Trupkiewicz. Sallie...
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Margaret Eleanor Keller, 80

Services: A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at 9:30 AM in Holy Face Catholic Church, Great Mills, MD, with Father Joseph Calis officiating. Interment will follow in Charles Memorial Gardens, Leonardtown, MD. Visitation: The family will receive friends on Tuesday, July 29, 2014 from 5:00 PM –...
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Deborah (Debi) Marie Briscoe Brooks, 56

Deborah (Debi) Marie Briscoe Brooks, 56

Deborah Marie Briscoe Brooks (Debi), 56 of Chaptico, MD, formerly of Piney Point, MD, passed away on July 24, 2014 at her home in Chaptico, MD. She was born on February 1, 1958 to Agnes Barnes and raised by Adele Briscoe and Francis Chase. Debi is survived by her loving husband, William E. Brooks (Bill),...
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Joanne Camilla Bennett, 81

Joanne Camilla Bennett, 81

Joanne Camilla Bennett, 81 of Waldorf, MD, died July 25, 2014 at the Solomons Nursing Center in Solomons, MD. Born March 19, 1933 in Chicago, IL, she was the daughter of the late John Reiter and Caroline Klainoski. Joanne was much loved by her husband, children and grandchildren and will be dearly missed. After...
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James “Buddy” Hunter Rowley, Jr., 24

James “Buddy” Hunter Rowley, Jr., 24

James “Buddy” Hunter Rowley, Jr., 24 of Mechanicsville, MD passed away July 23, 2014 as a result of injuries received in an automobile accident. Born May 8, 1990 in Cheverly, MD, he was the son of James H. Rowley, Sr. and Tammy Lynn Rowley. Buddy worked as an apprentice for Comfort Control in Beltsville,...
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Debra Lee “Debbie” Dodson, 51

Debra Lee “Debbie” Dodson, 51

Debra Lee “Debbie” Dodson, 51 of Huntingtown, MD passed away on July 23, 2014 at Calvert Memorial Hospital. Born April 3, 1963 in Hyattsville, MD she was the daughter of Berlon L. Cooper of Bowie, MD and the late Peggy L. (Glascock) Cooper. Debbie graduated from Fairmont High School in 1981and attended Prince George’s...
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Gary Lee Hammett, 64

Gary Lee Hammett, 64 of Prince Frederick, MD passed away July 23, 2014 at MedStar Washington Hospital Center. Born March 12, 1950 in Washington, D.C., he was the son of Dennis Hilton Hammett, Sr. and June Marcella Klavuhn. Gary was an Air Force veteran and an electrician by trade. He loved the outdoors, fishing,...
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David Andrew Young, 66

David Andrew Young, 66

David Andrew Young, 66 of Hollywood, MD, passed away of lung cancer on July 20, 2014, at the Hospice House of St. Mary’s County surrounded by his loving and devoted wife and daughters. David was an esteemed and valued employee of Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant for 26 years. Born native of Saskatchewan, Canada,...
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Linda Jo Ann Lane, 62

Linda Jo Ann Lane, 62

Linda Jo Ann Lane, 62 of Mechanicsville, MD passed away on July 14, 2014 at Washington Hospital Center in Washington, D.C. She was born on September 13, 1951 in La Plata, MD to the late Arthur Mansfield Lane and the late Barbara Ann (Moreland) Knobel. In addition to her parents, Linda was predeceased by...
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Shawn David Morgan, 20

Shawn David Morgan, 20

Shawn David Morgan, 20 of California, MD passed away on July 19, 2014 at his residence. Born on June 3, 1994, he is the son of Angela Morgan, Delmos Apollius McMillon and Kenneth Eugene Mills, Jr. In addition to his parents, Shawn is survived by his grandparents, David and Kathy Morgan, Kenneth Eugene Mills,...
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Richard Sydney Cox, 69

Richard Sydney Cox, 69

Richard Sydney Cox, 69 of Charlotte Hall, MD passed away on July 20, 2014 at John Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, MD. Dick, as he was known to family and friends, was born on March 28, 1945 in Baltimore, MD to the late Merle E. Cox and Jeanne Kraus Cox. Dick served 20 years in...
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Gary Mitchell Gryszkiewicz, 21

Gary Mitchell Gryszkiewicz, 21

Gary Mitchell Gryszkiewicz, 21 Brandywine, MD passed away on July 22, 2014 in Brandywine, MD. Mitchell was born on February 10, 1993 to Mickey Gryszkiewicz and Wanda Gryszkiewicz in Clinton, MD. Mitchell was a student at University of Maryland, College Park. He enjoyed farming, hunting everything, water sports, jet skiing, baseball, softball and being...
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Jane Bailey, 77

Jane Bailey, 77

Jane Bailey, 77 of Mechanicsville, MD, passed away on July 22, 2014 at St. Mary’s Nursing Center. Born on December 11, 1936 in Wilmington, DE to the late Leroy Taft Walton and Hester Covington Walton. After graduating from Delaware High School in 1954, she attended the University of Delaware and graduated with a Bachelor’s...
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Gerald David Crider, 77

Gerald David Crider, 77

Gerald David Crider, 77 of Lexington Park, MD passed away on July 20, 2014 at his residence. Born June 29, 1937 in Strasburg, VA, he was the son of the late John Samuel Crider and Cora Bell (Nicholas) Crider. Gerald served in the U.S. Navy from July 1954 to May 1974, receiving numerous medals....
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Patricia Ann Penn, “Patti”, 78

Patricia Ann Penn, “Patti”, 78

Patricia Ann Penn, “Patti”, 78, of Lusby, MD, passed away peacefully, on July 22, 2014 at her home surrounded by her family after a courageous battle with ALS. Patti was born on October 15, 1935 in Washington D.C. to the late Ernest Raymond and Marion B. Chase. In addition to her parents, she is...
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Thomas Clifford LaBarge, 75

Thomas Clifford LaBarge, 75

Thomas Clifford LaBarge, 75 of California, MD formerly of Middletown, CT, passed away on July 20, 2014 in Walter Reed Medical Center. Born December 14, 1938 in Middletown, CT, he was the son of the late Marion Elizabeth Schultz LaBarge and Louis Napoleon LaBarge. Mr. LaBarge is survived by his loving wife Beverly A....
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John William Hankla, 90

John William Hankla, 90

John William Hankla, 90 of Leonardtown, MD departed this life on Monday, July 21, 2014 at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital. Born November 7, 1923 in Washington D.C., he was the son of the late John William Hankla, Sr. and Mabel (Statter) Hankla. John retired from the Singer Sewing Co. after 43 years. He had...
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Derrick Andre Williams

Peacefully on Friday, July 18, 2014 Derrick Andre Williams departed this earthly life in Washington, D.C. Family and friends will unite on Saturday, July 26, 2014 from 11:00 AM until time of service 12:00 PM at Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home, 2294 Old Washington Road, Waldorf, MD 20601. Interment Private.
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Giovanni “Johnny” Monarchi, 81

Giovanni “Johnny” Monarchi, 81

Giovanni “Johnny” Monarchi, 81 of Callaway, MD formerly of Ashland, WV passed away on July 17, 2014 in Callaway, MD. Born June 7, 1933 in Ashland, WV, he was the son of the late Guisippi Joseph and Antoinette Quadtrone Monarchy. Johnny is survived by his wife Regina Price Monarchy of Callaway, MD, whom he...
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Dorothy Virginia (King) Ross, 93

Dorothy Virginia (King) Ross, 93

Dorothy Virginia (King) Ross was born on April 20, 1921 in Richland township, PA. She passed away on July 17, 2014 in Lake Placid, FL. She was the eldest of five children. Dottie grew up in Emlenton, PA. She attended Slippery Rock University in Slippery Rock, PA, where she was majoring to become a...
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