Obituaries

George Thomas Brandon, 86

George Thomas Brandon, 86

George Thomas Brandon, 86 died on September 27, 2014 at his residence in Bushwood, MD. Born September 5, 1928 in Beacon, NY, he was the son of the late Ernest Clifford Brandon and Ruth George Brandon. In 1946 George enlisted in the United States Navy and proudly served his country as a Cook until...
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John Joseph “Joe” Perok, 71

John Joseph “Joe” Perok, 71

John Joseph “Joe” Perok, 71 of Mechanicsville, MD passed away September 27, 2014 at MedStar Washington Hospital Center. Born June 10, 1943 in Houtzdale, PA, he was the son of Joseph Perok and Evelyn G. Close Perok. Joe worked as a manager in the Equipment Division for the U.S. Senate. He loved to go...
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Roger S. Revels

Roger S. Revels

Peacefully on September 27, 2014, Roger S. Revels entered into eternal peace. He is preceded in death by his mother, Patricia Bass. He is survived by his loving wife, Marites Revels; daughter, Kirsten Revels; son, Roger Revels, Jr; father, Roger J. Revels; sister, Amie L. Cudd and a host of other relatives. Family and...
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Janice Ruth Combs, 77

Janice Ruth Combs, 77

Janice Ruth Combs, 77 of Hollywood, MD, formerly from Avenue, MD passed away on September 24, 2014 in Washington, D.C. Born on April 5, 1937 in Avenue, MD, she was the daughter of the late Cathleen Adell Buckler Lawrence and Clyde Alexander Lawrence. Janice was the loving wife of the late George Lawrence Combs...
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Edward George Pinno, 86

Edward George Pinno, 86

Edward George Pinno, 86 of Great Mills passed away on September 26, 2014 at the University of MD Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore, MD. Born February 17, 1928 in Fond du Lac, WI, he was the son of Margaret and Edward E. Pinno. He was the youngest of four children, all who preceded him...
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Maxine Nye, 95

Maxine Nye, 95

Maxine Nye, 95 of Leonardtown, MD passed away September 26, 2014 at Solomons Nursing Center. Born February 2, 1919 in Washington D.C., she is the daughter of the late John Edwards and Helen Hoagland. Maxine attended Miami of Ohio College and earned a Master’s Degree from Columbia University in New York. She began her...
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Ida Catherine Doverspike Wolfgang, 90

Ida Catherine Doverspike Wolfgang, 90

Ida Catherine Doverspike Wolfgang, 90 died on September 27, 2014 at St. Mary’s Nursing Center in Leonardtown, MD. Born May 31, 1924 in Mt. Tabor, PA, she was the daughter of the late Russell Doverspike and Martha Smith Doverspike. On May 24, 1947, Ida married Jay R. Wolfgang. They were married for 58 years...
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Rev. Msgr. Paul Gozaloff, 84

Rev. Msgr. Paul Gozaloff, 84

Rev. Msgr. Paul Gozaloff, 84, of Mechanicsville, MD passed away on September 28, 2014 at Levindale Nursing Home in Baltimore, MD. He was born on June 23, 1930 in New York City, NY to the late John Gozaloff and the late Kathleen (Hipple) Gozaloff. Father Paul was ordained in 1956 and served as a Roman...
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Francis A. Hicks

Francis A. Hicks

Peacefully on September 25, 2014, Francis A. Hicks departed this earthly life. Family and friends will unite on Wednesday, October 1, 2014, from 10:00 am until Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 am at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 11555 St. Mary’s Church Road, Charlotte Hall, MD. Interment immediately following at St. Mary’s Catholic Church...
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Bradley A. Turner, 55

Bradley A. Turner, 55

Bradley A. Turner, age 55, of Lusby, MD and formerly of Greenbush, MI, passed away Friday, September 26, 2014. Brad was born on December 18, 1958 to Elouise and Jerry Waldon Turner in Adrian, MI. Brad grew up on the shores of Lake Huron boating, snowmobiling, and hunting. He was a graduate of the...
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David Allen Tippett, 71

David Allen Tippett, 71

David AllenTippet, 71 of Leonardtown, MD passed away on September 25, 2014 in Annapolis, MD. He was born on September 5, 1943 in Leonardtown, MD to the late Beezie and Dennis Tippett, Sr. David is survived by his daughter Cheryl Tippett, grandchildren; Amber Tippett, and Michael Tippett, and great grandson Michael Smith, all of North...
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DeWight Nathaniel Roland

DeWight Nathaniel Roland

Suddenly on Saturday, September 20, 2014, DeWight Nathaniel Roland went Home to be with the Lord. Family and friends will unite on Saturday, September 27, from 10 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m. at Clinton Baptist Church. Internment will immediately follow service at Heritage Cemetery in Waldorf, MD.
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Margaret Christine “Peggy” Warr, 65

Margaret Christine “Peggy” Warr, 65

Margaret Christine “Peggy” Warr, 65 of Lusby, MD passed away September 21, 2014 at Medstar Georgetown University Hospital. Born May 2, 1949 in Washington D.C., she is the daughter of the late Daniel Henry Hudson, Sr. and Margaret Isabel Morris Hudson. On October 10, 1980, Peggy married her beloved husband, William “Bill” Warr in...
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Jerry Jones Blackwell, 74

Jerry Jones Blackwell, 74

Servant of God, Well Done! Rest from Thy Love Employ. The Battle Fought, The Victory Won, Enter Thy Master’s Joy. Jerry Jones Blackwell, 74 was called home by the Lord on September 17, 2014. He was one of six children born to the late Climmie and Mable Blackwell on June 18, 1940, in Cincinnati,...
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Dora E. Schroeder, 93

Dora E. Schroeder, 93

Dora E. Schroeder, 93 of Drayden, MD passed away Thursday, September 18, 2014 at Chesapeake Shores Nursing Center in Lexington Park, MD, surrounded by her loving family. Born on April 15, 1921 in Davenport, IA, she is the daughter of the late Alfred S. Beard and Eddie Pearl Murray Beard. Dora was dedicated to...
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Thomas Leroy Thompson, 61

Thomas Leroy Thompson, 61

Thomas Leroy Thompson, 61 of Mechanicsville, MD, passed away on September 19, 2014. Thomas was born to the late Alice Cecilia Thompson-Miller and Earl Butler on June 24, 1953. Thomas was raised by his grandparents, the late George Bernice and Agnes Rosie Thompson in Mechanicsville, MD. “Bay Bay” as he was affectionately known to...
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Brenda Lou Dempsey, 70

Brenda Lou Dempsey, 70

Brenda Lou Dempsey, 70 of Great Mills MD, formerly of Waldorf MD passed away on September 19, 2014 in Leonardtown MD. Born on October 4, 1943 in St. Paul, VA, she was the daughter of the late Alvis and Lila Fraley. Brenda is survived by her five children; Joy Guyer, Jeff Dempsey, June Douglass...
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Francis Horace Smith, 82

Francis Horace Smith, 82

Francis Horace Smith, 82 of Ridge, MD passed away on September 20, 2014, in Leonardtown, MD surrounded by family. He was born on January 9, 1932, in Baltimore, MD and lived nearly his entire life in St. Mary‘s. He was preceded in death by his mother Olive Hammett-Bradburn, his step-father Mark Bradburn, his wife...
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Anna Mae Jenkins, 80

Anna Mae Jenkins, 80

Anna Mae Jenkins, 80 of La Plata, MD and formerly of Hughesville, MD passed away on September 18, 2014 at Genesis La Plata Center in Charles County, MD. She was born on May 20, 1934 in Hughesville, MD to the late John Hillary Quade and the late Mary Lessie (Owens) Quade. Anna loved gardening...
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Julia Owens Bodine, 83

Julia Owens Bodine, 83

Julia Owens Bodine, 83 of Lexington Park, former long term St. Mary’s County elementary school teacher, died September 18, 2014. Born September 13, 1931, in Leonardtown, she was the daughter of the late William Freeman Owens and Mary Lillian Owens. She graduated from Margaret Brent High School as valedictorian in 1949. She earned a...
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Donna M. Greene

Peacefully on September 19, 2014, Donna M. Greene enterned into eternal rest. She is survived by her sister, Tonia O’Bryant; brothers, Anton O’ Bryant and Adrian O’Bryant; nieces, De’Cola Jones and Ta’Nita O’Bryant; nephews, James O’Bryant, Jafar Reed, Brandon O’Bryant and great-nephew, Christian O’Bryant; uncles John Gray and Melvin Gray and a host of...
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Charles William (Bill) Bates, 72

Charles William (Bill) Bates, 72

Charles William (Bill) Bates, 72 of Lusby, MD passed away at his residence on September 19, 2014. He was born on May 2, 1942 in Washington, D.C. to the late Kathleen LaRue Angle Bates and Claude William Bates. Bill is survived by his wife Lorene of Lusby; children, Jennifer and her husband Joe Hudson,...
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Reynold Frederick Stelloh, Jr., 88

Reynold Frederick Stelloh, Jr., 88

Reynold Frederick Stelloh, Jr., died September 19, 2014, at his home in Solomons, MD, as a result of Alzheimer’s Disease and its complications. Born May 28, 1926 in St. Louis, MO, Ren was the eldest child of Reynold Frederick and Genevieve Myers Stelloh. A graduate of Holy Cross Evangelical Lutheran School and then Roosevelt High...
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Billie Ray Cole

Billie Ray Cole

Services: A Funeral Service will be held on Friday, September 26, 2014 at 7:00 P.M. in the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home Chapel with Father John Ball Officiating. Interment will be private. Visitation: The family will receive friends on Friday, September 26, 2014 from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. in the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home, Leonardtown, MD...
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James (Jimmie) Benjamin Clarke, 93

James (Jimmie) Benjamin Clarke, 93

James (Jimmie) Benjamin Clarke, 93 of Park Hall, MD passed away on September 20, 2014 in Leonardtown, MD. Born on September 24, 1920, he was the son of the late Mary Olive Cullison and Clarence Clarke. Jimmie was the loving husband of Bertha Cecelia Thompson Clarke, whom he married in St. Martins, Baltimore, MD...
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