Obituaries

Melissa Ann Solms-Baruth, 59

Services: A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, April 26, 2014 at 10:00 AM in the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home Chapel, Leonardtown, MD. Interment will be follow in Charles Memorial Gardens, Leonardtown, MD Visitation: The family will receive friends on Friday, April 25, 2014 from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM with prayers recited at...
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Bryan Hubert Smith, 73

Bryan Hubert Smith, 73

Bryan Hubert Smith, 73 of Jamestown, NY passed away on April 23, 2014 in Callaway, MD. Born June 24, 1940 in Buffalo, NY. He was the son of the late Hubert F. Smith and Catherine McInnerney Smith. Mr. Smith was the loving husband of the late Sharon Mitchell Smith , they were married in...
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Edward B. Kaminski, Jr., 60

Edward B. Kaminski, Jr., 60 of Mechanicsville, MD, died on Wednesday, April 17, 2014 at Hospice House of Charles County, MD, surrounded by his loving family. Born on August 30, 1953 in Nanticoke, PA he was the son of Edward B. Kaminski and Lillian F. Kaminski. Ed graduated from Potomac Senior High School in...
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Sara Catherine Seman, 81

Sara Catherine Seman, 81

Sara Catherine Seman, 81 of Lexington Park, MD died April 20, 2014 at Washington Hospital Center. Born October 31, 1932 in Leonardtown, MD she was the daughter of the late Samuel Gibson Oliver and Mamie Jessica (Shoemaker) Oliver. Sara worked in the food service industry for most of her life. She was also a bus...
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Bobette Adair Stringer, 60

Bobette Adair Stringer, 60 of Lexington Park, MD passed away on April 21, 2014 at Hospice House of Charles County in Waldorf, MD. She was born on December 8, 1953 in Elmira, NY to Robert R. Michael and the late Millie Etta (Clark) Donlin. Before retiring, Bobbi worked as a Program Analyst for the Naval...
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Louise Victoria Lusby, 30

Louise Victoria Lusby, 30

Louise Victoria Lusby, 30 of Prince Frederick, MD passed away on April 20, 2014 in Baltimore, MD. Born June 1, 1983 in Prince Frederick, MD to Dr. Thomas F. Lusby, III and Krasimira S. Lusby. Louise Victoria was the salutatorian of the Calvert High School graduating class of 2001 and the valedictorian of the...
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CPT. William Thomas “Tom” Slaughter, 67

CPT. William Thomas “Tom” Slaughter, 67

CPT. William Thomas “Tom” Slaughter, USA Retired, 67 passed away Saturday, April 19, 2014 peacefully at his home in Lexington Park, MD. He was born April 11, 1947 in Newport News, VA. Tom graduated with a degree in Business from the University of Southern Mississippi. He served in the US Army for over 22...
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James Orville Dickens, 74

James Orville Dickens, 74

Our beloved James Orville Dickens, 74 of St. Inigoes, MD, departed this earthly life and went home to be with the Lord on “Good Friday” April 18, 2014. James also known as “Jim” was born on September 23, 1939 in St. Georges Island to the late James O. Dickens, Sr. and Viola M (Greene)...
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Ann McDougall Carrigan Goshorn, 67

Ann McDougall Carrigan Goshorn, 67

Ann McDougall Carrigan Goshorn, 67 of St. Leonard, MD passed away on April 21, 2014 in the Burnett Calvert Hospice House. Born September 5, 1946 in Greenack, Scotland to the late John and Kate Casement Carrigan. Ann was the youngest of four daughters. She attended Catholic Schools until the age of 15, which is...
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Debra Ann Oldland Ury, 62

Debra Ann Oldland Ury, 62

Debra Ann Oldland Ury, 62 of Lusby, MD passes away April 18, 2014 of Cholangiocarcinoma, at her home. She was born in Washington, D.C. on August 14, 1951 to Delbert and Rose Oldland. She was the beloved wife of Joseph Ury and loving mother to Rosemary and Suzanne Ury. She graduated from Oxon Hill...
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Katrina “Tina” Louise Owens, 43

Katrina “Tina” Louise Owens, 43

Katrina “Tina” Louise Owens, 43 of Mount Jackson, VA, passed away on April 16, 2014 in Winchester Hospital. Born February 1, 1971 in Arlington, VA, she was the daughter of Sue Karen Leonard Stark DeCost and Dewey Wallace Decost, Jr. of Dale City, VA. Tina is survived by her husband Malcolm David Owens of...
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Theresa A. Grabis Abell, 95

Theresa A. Grabis Abell, 95

Theresa A. Grabis Abell, 95 of St. Clements Shores, Compton, MD passed away peacefully on April 21, 2014 at Hospice House of St. Mary’s in Callaway, MD. She was born December 16, 1918 in Waldorf, MD and was the daughter of the late John P. and Barbara Therres Grabis. Theresa was married June 22,...
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Marion Wood Gatton, 81

Marion Wood Gatton, 81

Marion Wood Gatton, 81 of Lexington Park, MD, passed away April 16, 2014 at her residence in Lexington Park, MD. She was born November 7, 1932, in Dameron, MD, to the late Harry Eugene Wood and Catherine Hattie McKay Wood. On November 11, 1950 she married her late husband James Aubrey Gatton. They spent 52...
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Rylee Nicole Barnes, 3 months

Rylee Nicole Barnes, 3 months

Rylee Nicole Barnes, 3 months of Compton, MD died April 16, 2014 at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital. Born January 9, 2014 in Leonardtown, MD she was the daughter of James Jones and Dana Goldsby. In addition to her parents, Rylee is survived by her siblings, Rodriquez Goldsby, Gabrianna Bennett and Jamarion Deloach and her grandmother,...
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Angela Noel Dorsey, 35

Angela Noel Dorsey, 35

Angela Noel Dorsey, 35 of Mechanicsville, MD, passed away April 17, 2014 at Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD with family at her side. Born December 22, 1978 in Cheverly, MD, she was the daughter of David Peter Watters and Phyllis Jean Jones Watters. Angela was a 1996 graduate of Chopticon High School. She was...
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Bruce Robert Grube, 61

Bruce Robert Grube, 61 of Mechanicsville, MD passed away April 17, 2014 at UM Charles Regional Medical Center in La Plata, MD. Born August 11, 1952 in Baltimore, MD, he was the son of Frank William Grube and Alverta Grube. Bruce served in the U.S. Navy from 1971 – 1975. He was an avid...
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Katrina “Tina” Louise Owens, 43

Katrina “Tina” Louise Owens, 43

Katrina “Tina” Louise Owens, 43 of Mount Jackson, VA, passed away on April 16, 2014 in Winchester Hospital. Born February 1, 1971 in Arlington, VA, she was the daughter of Sue Karen Leonard Stark DeCost and Dewey Wallace Decost, Jr. of Dale City, VA. Tina is survived by her husband Malcolm David Owens of...
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Shirley Ann (Joy) Kovich, 72

Shirley Ann (Joy) Kovich, 72

Shirley Ann (Joy) Kovich, 72 of Ridge, MD passed away on April 13, 2014 at her residence, surrounded by her loving family. Born on February 28, 1942, in Ridge, MD she was the daughter of Michael Love Joy and Mary Magdalen (Gatton) Joy. Shirley recently retired from the Archdiocese of Washington having worked at St....
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Jane Virginia Nash

Jane Virginia Nash

“I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith.” King James 2nd Timothy 4:7. Jane Virginia Nash was the 10th child born to the late Marion and Margaret Johnson on February 15, 1935. She had ten brothers and sisters – Gladys, Lester, Hampton, Lemuel, Morris, Hubert, Irene,...
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Joann Lore Kersey

Joann Lore Kersey

Joann Lore Kersey, of Solomons, MD passed away peacefully at home on Friday, April 18, 2014. She is preceded in death by her son Joseph Lore Kersey and her husband Alton of 59 years. She was raised in Solomons and graduated from Calvert County High School in 1949 and went on to graduate from...
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Barbara Elizabeth “Peggy” Montgomery, 79

Barbara Elizabeth “Peggy” Montgomery, 79

Barbara Elizabeth “Peggy” Montgomery, 79 of Hollywood, MD passed away on April 11, 2014 in Leonardtown, MD. Born on April 24, 1934 in Leonardtown, MD, she was the loving daughter of the late John I. and Annie M. Dorsey. Barbara was the loving wife of the late William John Montgomery (Moe) whom she married...
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Helen Marie Cronin, 93

Helen Marie Cronin, 93

Helen Marie Cronin, 93 of Lexington Park, MD died April 15, 2014 at The Hermitage St. John’s Creek in Solomons, MD. Born July 1, 1920 in Providence, RI, she was the daughter of the late Thomas P. Doherty and Catherine Keough Doherty. In 1942, Helen graduated from St. Joseph’s Hospital, School of Nursing as a...
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Dyeann Braswell

Peacefully on April 11, 2014 Dyeann Braswell departed this earthly life. She is survived by her children, Darneice Braswell and Keisha Douglas; brothers, Matthew (Jacqueline) Braswell, Larry (Dorothy) Estep, and Lowell Braswell; two grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends. Family and friends will unite on Monday, April 21, 2014 at St....
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Earl Sylvester Douglas (Bobby), 59

Earl Sylvester Douglas (Bobby), 59

Earl Sylvester Douglas (Bobby), 59 of Lexington Park, MD, departed this life to glory early Sunday morning, April 13, 2014, after a brief illness. Bobby was born March 31, 1955, in Washington, D.C., to Mary T. and the late Earl Douglas. He was the second of five children. Bobby attended school in St. Mary’s...
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Lydia Ann Barbour

Peacefully on Saturday, April 11 2014, Lydia Ann Barbour went home to be with the Lord. Family and friends will unite on Wednesday, April 23 from 10 a.m. until time of service 11 a.m. at Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home, 38576 Brett Way, Mechanicsville, MD 20659. Interment St. Mary’s Newport Catholic Church Cemetery.
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