Obituaries

James Charles Riley Morgan, “JC”, 35

James Charles Riley Morgan, “JC”, 35

James Charles Riley Morgan, “JC”, 35, of California, MD, formerly from Cleveland, TN, passed away on January 17, 2017, in California, MD. Born on March 20, 1981 in Cleveland, TN, James was the loving son of Antoinette Dorsey, stepfather Howard F. Dorsey, III. of California, MD, and the late Rickey James Morgan. James is...
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Elizabeth “Betty” Gene Poe Nelson Potter, 88

Elizabeth “Betty” Gene Poe Nelson Potter, 88, of St. George Island, MD passed away on January 16, 2017 at St. George Island, MD. Born on February 11, 1928 in Washington, DC, she was the daughter of the late Marion Louise Smallwood Poe and Hooper Benjamin Poe. Betty was the loving wife of the late...
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Juanita “Leone” Linkous, 83

Juanita “Leone” Linkous, 83

Juanita “Leone” Linkous, 83 of Bushwood, MD passed away on January 14, 2017 at her residence. Born on March 25, 1933 at home in Canaan Valley, WV, she was the middle child of the late Dale and Martha Ault. She was the first of the girls to be delivered by a real doctor. Leone...
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Edwin “Ed” Parran Johnson, 83

Edwin “Ed” Parran Johnson, 83

Edwin “Ed” Parran Johnson, 83, of Leonardtown, MD passed away on January 11, 2017 in Leonardtown, MD. Born on March 24, 1933 in Leonardtown, MD, he was the son of the late Agnes Florine Raley Johnson and Edwin Parran Johnson, Sr. Ed was the loving husband of Harriet Elizabeth Johnson whom he married on...
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Doris Laroy Cousino, 86

Doris Laroy Cousino, 86

Doris Laroy Cousino, 86, of Hollywood, died on January 17, 2017 in Prince Frederick, MD. Doris was born on June 10, 1930 to the late Roy H Colleary and the late Oleta McDonald Wright. Preceded in death by her parents, and her husband, Gerald Adrian Cousino, Doris is survived by her children, Gerald A....
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Ludano Lucarelli, 85

Ludano Lucarelli, 85

Mr. Ludano Lucarelli, of Pistoia, Italy, died peacefully in Maryland, in company of his wife, on Tuesday morning, January 17, 2017, at the age of 85. Ludano was born in Pistoia, to parents Dino Lucarelli and Fosca Bellieri Lucarelli, on June 29, 1931. Ludano grew up in Tuscany during Word War II and became...
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Ellen Ann Havens, 83

Ellen Ann Havens, 83

Ellen Ann Havens, 83, of Dameron, MD, died Monday, January 16th from complications of Alzheimers with her family by her side. Ellen was born on May 5, 1933 in Macon, Missouri, to the late Charles Albert Powell and Betty Moore McCutchan. She was the youngest of five children, all of whom are predeceased. Orphaned...
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THOMAS HARRISON EWELL, JR.

THOMAS HARRISON EWELL, JR.

VISITATION Thursday January 19, 2017, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM at Brinsfield Funeral Home Chapel INTERMENT WILL BE PRIVATE
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Doris Elizabeth Gibbons, 86

Doris Elizabeth Gibbons, 86

Doris Elizabeth Gibbons, 86 of Charlotte Hall, MD passed away peacefully, on January 15, 2017, at Sagepoint Senior Living Center in LaPlata, MD. Doris was born on June 4, 1930 to the late Wilson Jameson and the late Mary Bernice Robey Jameson in LaPlata, MD. Doris and her husband, Cotton operated Carrico’s Tavern in...
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Dwight Marshall Hurley, 91

Dwight Marshall Hurley, 91

Mr. Dwight Marshall Hurley, of Leonardtown, MD, died at home, surrounded by his family, on Saturday, January 14, 2017, at the age of 91. Dwight was born in Waynesboro, VA, to parents Dwight Pennington Hurley and Ethel Francis (nee Marshall) Hurley, both of whom were teachers, on April 20, 1925. Dwight grew up in...
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Joan Janet Lloyd, 82

Joan Janet Lloyd, 82, of Hollywood, MD (Formerly of Greenbelt, MD) died January 14, 2017 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born on February 5, 1934 in Washington, D.C. to the late Maj. Robert Thompson (USAF) and Vivian Hildebrand Thompson. Her family was one of the original Greenbelt families, as...
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Robert Allen “Bobby” Dooley, Sr., 60

Robert Allen “Bobby” Dooley, Sr., 60

Robert Allen “Bobby” Dooley, Sr., 60, of Lexington Park, MD received his angel wings on January 14, 2017 at Prince Georges Hospital Center, with his loving family by his side. He was born on November 21, 1956 in Newport News, VA to Nettie MaDora Cooper, Dooley, McCall and the late William Eugene Dooley, Sr....
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Rose Ann Sivak, 60

Rose Ann Sivak, 60

Rose Ann Sivak, 60, of Lexington Park, MD passed away January 14, 2017 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born on September 27, 1956 in Leonardtown, MD to Mary Lucille Trossbach Sivak of Lexington Park, MD and the late John Sivak. Rose was a lifelong resident of St. Mary’s County....
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William J. Burch, 92

William J. Burch, 92

William J. Burch, 92, of Hughesville, MD died on January 13, 2017 at Charlotte Hall Veterans Home. William (GOAT) was born on January 11, 1925 to the late George Washington Burch and Mary Murphy Burch. William proudly served in the US Army during World War II. Dates of service: 6/45-2/47, Tech Fifth Grade. William...
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Andrew Benedict “Andy” Mattingly, 28

Andrew Benedict “Andy” Mattingly, 28

Andrew Benedict “Andy” Mattingly, 28, of Hollywood, MD died on January 10, 2017 at his residence. He was born on April 23, 1988 in Leonardtown, MD to his parents, Joseph A. Mattingly, Jr. of Leonardtown, MD and Linda M. Mills of Hendersonville, N.C. Andy was born and raised in St. Mary’s County.  He received...
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Winfred Russell “Russ” Bracey, 89

Winfred Russell “Russ” Bracey, 89

Winfred Russell “Russ” Bracey, age 89 of La Plata, Maryland died January 17, 2017 at his residence. Russ was a Veteran of the United States Navy, having served in both World War II and Korea with nine years of service. He went on to work with the Metropolitan District of Columbia Police Department, finishing...
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Helen Augusta Douglas, 73

Helen Augusta Douglas, 73

Helen Augusta Douglas, 73, of Waldorf, Maryland, ascended to Heaven on Sunday, January 15, 2017 at her home. Born on October 30, 1943 in Herkimer, New York, she was the daughter of the late George and Lois MacFarland. Mrs. Douglas was a faithful member of La Plata United Methodist Church. She enjoyed photography, travel,...
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Myrtle Mary Boswell, 101

Myrtle Mary Boswell, 101

Myrtle Mary Boswell, 101 of La Plata, Maryland died January 13, 2017. Myrtle was a Sales Manager for 22 years with the Hecht Company in Washington, DC. She loved baking, cooking, crafts, and reading. She was the daughter of William Edward Hamilton and Nettie A. Boswell Hamilton. In addition to her parents, she was...
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Clarita “Tootsie” Ann Hoffman, 84

Clarita “Tootsie” Ann Hoffman, 84

Clarita “Tootsie” Ann Hoffman, 84, of Leonardtown, MD passed away on January 12, 2017 at SagePoint Senior Living Services. Clarita was born on July 3, 1932 in Washington, DC to the late Camillo “Pops” and Elizabeth Annie (Sonntag) Vaccaro. Clarita worked for 35 years as an Administrative Assistant for Franks Duplicating Services in the...
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Dennis Todd Riggs, 56

Dennis Todd Riggs, 56

Dennis Todd Riggs died unexpectedly on January 12, 2017 in La Plata, MD at the age of 56. Dennis is survived by his wife, Joyce Conlon Riggs; children, Jennifer Riggs Driban and husband Nick of Baltimore, MD and Allison (Riggs) Madden and husband Daniel of New Orleans, LA; one grandchild, Caroline Driban; parents, Georganna...
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William J. Fennimore, 59

William J. Fennimore, 59

William J. Fennimore, 59, of California, MD, passed away Thursday, January 12, 2017.  Born in Trenton, NJ, he was a resident of New Egypt for many years prior to moving to California, MD in 2004.  A member of Alpha Phi Delta Fraternity, Bill graduated from New Jersey Institute of Technology and went on to...
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Laura “Laurie” Ann Grabill, 55

Laura “Laurie” Ann Grabill, 55

Laura “Laurie” Ann Grabill, 55, of Lusby, Maryland passed away Thursday, January 12, 2017 at Calvert Memorial Hospital after a long battle with an illness. Born in Washington, D.C. at Sibley Hospital on March 14, 1961 to Daniel and Harriet Beggarly.  Laurie grew up in Bladensburg, MD and attended Bladensburg, H.S. Laurie loved most...
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Selma L. Ray, 91

Selma L. Ray, 91

Selma L. Ray, (retired nursing supervisor at Charles Regional Medical Center), 91 of Indian Head, Maryland died January 11, 2017. Friends received on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 from 5-8PM and where Funeral Service will be on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at 11AM at Raymond Funeral Chapel, 5635 Washington Avenue, La Plata, Maryland 20646.
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Frederick K. “Fred” Sturgis, 86

Frederick K. “Fred” Sturgis, 86

Frederick K. “Fred” Sturgis, 86 of White Plains, Maryland died January 10, 2017. Fred was a Lithographic Draftsman with the Navy Hydrographic Office in Suitland, Maryland for 37 years and was a Veteran of the United States Air Force. He was a member of Good Shepherd UMC in Waldorf. He was an usher and...
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William Joseph Haley, Sr., 72

William Joseph Haley, Sr., 72

William Joseph Haley, Sr., age 72 of La Plata, Maryland (formerly of Capital Heights, Maryland) died January 7, 2017 at Genesis La Plata Center. William was a flooring installer with Floor Systems, based in Calvert County, for 30 years. He enjoyed watching television, especially wrestling and the Lifetime Channel. He was of the Christian...
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