Obituaries

Robert Bruce “Bob” Gill, 71

Robert Bruce “Bob” Gill, 71

Robert Bruce “Bob” Gill, 71 of Mechanicsville, MD died Monday, May 25, 2015 at his home. He was born on February 8, 1944 in New Jersey to the late Thomas Gill and Dorothy Koeppen. On July 24, 1962, Bob enlisted in the United States Marine Corps and proudly served his country until his honorable discharge...
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Kim Alan Edwards, 63

Kim Alan Edwards, 63

Kim Alan Edwards, 63 of Lusby, MD passed away on May 16, 2015 at his residence. Born November 20, 1951 in Akron, OH, he was the son of the late James Walter Edwards and Jean Marie (Klein) Edwards. Kim graduated from Calvert high School in 1970. He served in the U.S. Army for two years....
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Gayla Joy Jaramillo, 68

Gayla Joy Jaramillo, 68

Gayla Joy Jaramillo, 68 of Newburg, MD died on May 24, 2015 at the Charles County Hospice House in Waldorf, MD. She was born on April 5, 1947 in Poplar Bluff, MO. Gayla was preceded in death by her daughter, Janna Jordahl; her parents, Louis Kenser and Leatrice Powell and stepfather, Thomas Kirk. She is...
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Ralph M. Cook

Ralph M. Cook

Ralph M. Cook departed this earthly life on Saturday, May 23, 2015. He is survived by his loving mother, Evangelist Dorothy Cook; siblings, Byron, Sheldon, Reginald, and Ebonie Cook; two nieces, Monique and Monae; two nephews, Tyrik and Sheldon, Jr.; and a host of other relatives. He is preceded in death by his father,...
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Mary E. Tilghman, 90

Mary E. Tilghman, 90

Mary E. Tilghman, age 90, of LaPlata, MD died on Saturday, May 23, 2015 at her home in LaPlata. Mary worked briefly for the Federal Government before becoming a full-time homemaker. Born in Washington, DC on Feb. 16, 1925, she was the only child born to the late Bessie A. and Charles G. Jameson....
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Victoria “Sis” Bowling Cook, 85

Victoria “Sis” Bowling Cook, 85

Victoria “Sis” Bowling Cook, 85 of LaPlata, MD passed away May 23, 2015 at Sagepoint Senior Care, LaPlata, MD. Born March 28, 1930 in LaPlata, MD, she was the daughter of Charles Alfred Bowling and Madeline Higgs Bowling. She was raised by Miss Annie “Susie” E. Bowling. She dearly loved her late husband, Marion...
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Teresa Ann Soares, 71

Teresa Ann Soares, 71

Teresa Ann Soares, 71 of Mechanicsville, MD, formerly of Waldorf, MD, passed away peacefully May 22, 2015. Born January 28, 1944 in Hughesville, MD, she was the daughter of George Gregor Fassel, Sr. and Agnes Adele Buckler Fassel. Teresa enjoyed cooking, country music, dancing, and shopping on QVC. Her greatest joy was spending time...
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Helen Lorraine Gray, 86

Helen Lorraine Gray, 86

Helen Lorraine Gray, 86 of Abell, MD passed away at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown, MD on May 19, 2015. Born January 24, 1929, she was the daughter of the late George Washington Brady and the late Annie Kidwell Brady. Helen was the prior owner of Helen’s Tavern in Capital Heights, MD before...
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Veronica L. Watkins

Veronica L. Watkins departed this earthly life on Wednesday, May 13, 2015. She is survived by her devoted parents, Charles and Sally Watkins; loving brother, Charles Watkins, III and a host of other relatives. Family and friends will unite on Thursday, May 28, 2015 from 10:00 am until time of service at 11:00 am...
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Jean Anne Stone, 78

Jean Anne Stone, 78

Jean Anne Stone, 78 of Lexington Park, MD, formerly from Jacksonville, FL passed away on May 20, 2015 in Callaway, MD. Born on June 21, 1936 in Chicago, IL, she was the daughter of the late Rene DesJardins and Charles Schlesinger. Jean is survived by her children: Joe L. Reaves, II (Christine) of Great...
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Catherine Joan Goldsmith, 72

Catherine Joan Goldsmith, 72

Catherine Joan Goldsmith, 72 of Bryantown, MD passed away May 19, 2015 at her residence. Born August 17, 1942 in Washington, DC, she was the daughter of Herman Joseph Penn and Catherine Heffron Penn. Joan was a homemaker who worked on the Goldsmith Family Farm. She also worked as a bus attendant. Joan loved...
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James “Buddy” Manning Adams, Jr.

James “Buddy” Manning Adams, Jr.

James “Buddy” Manning Adams, Jr. died on May 19, 2015 at his home surrounded by his family. He was born on September 25, 1937 in Leonardtown, MD to James Manning Adams, Sr. and Jean Pierre Belk Adams. He was a lifelong resident of St. Mary’s County. He leaves his wife of 47 years, Charlene...
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Frances V. Biscoe, 82

Frances V. Biscoe, 82 of Lexington Park, MD, passed away at the Washington Hospital Center on May 20, 2015. Friends and family will unite for mass on Friday, May 29, 2015 at 10:00 am at St. Peter Claver Catholic Church, 16922 St. Peters Clavers Rd, St. Inigoes, MD. Inurnment immediately following at church cemetery....
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Paul McCashin, 84

Paul McCashin, 84

Paul McCashin, 84 of Lusby, MD passed away on May 19, 2015 at the Charlotte Hall Veterans Home. Born June 7, 1930 in Unionville, CT, he was the son of the late John McCashin and Mary (Barry) McCashin. Paul attended Unionville High School. He served in the U.S. Army from May 13, 1948 until April...
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Ethel Beatrice Moran, 87

Ethel Beatrice Moran, 87

Ethel Beatrice Moran, 87 died on Monday May 19, 2015 at her residence in Charlotte Hall, MD. Born in Mitchellville, MD, she was the daughter of the late Joseph Samuel Kidwell and Mary Elizabeth Kidwell. Ethel enjoyed farming, canning vegetables, and caring for children. In addition to her parents, Ethel was predeceased by her husband,...
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Lester Allen Hayden, 67

Lester Allen Hayden, 67

Lester Allen Hayden, 67, died on Saturday May 16, 2015 at his residence in Waldorf, MD, after a lengthy battled with chronic leukemia. Born in Marion, VA, he was the son of the late James Harvey Hayden, Sr. and Gracie Irene Cook Hayden. Lester worked at Hunt Form in La Plata, MD. He loved...
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Jacquelyn Wilkinson Crawford, 82

Jacquelyn Wilkinson Crawford, 82

Jacquelyn Wilkinson Crawford, 82 of Solomons, MD died peacefully in her sleep on May 11, 2015. Jacque was born in Winchester, MA on February 20, 1933 to Walter Edward and Leslie Payzant Wilkinson of Lynnfield, MA. Suffering from rheumatic fever as a child and confined to bed, her grandmother taught her to knit, crochet, cross-stitch,...
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Linda Kaye Burke, 46

Linda Kaye Burke, 46

Linda Kaye Burke, 46 of Port Republic passed away suddenly, Wednesday evening, May 13, 2015, after a car accident. Linda was born November 23, 1968 in Washington DC, the beloved daughter of John and Barbara Verdin of Huntingtown, MD. She was married to Kevin Burke, October 25, 1996 and was the loving mother to her...
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Joseph Thomas “Joe” Blosick, 86

Joseph Thomas “Joe” Blosick, 86

Joseph Thomas “Joe” Blosick, 86 of Lusby, MD, passed away on May 17, 2015 at the Burnett Calvert Hospice House. Born November 18, 1928 in Shamokin, PA, he was the son of the late Anna F. (Kleskie) Blosick and John A. Blosick. Joseph graduated from Shamokin High School in 1947. He served in the U.S....
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Amiee Lynn Jones, 37

Amiee Lynn Jones, 37

Amiee Lynn Jones, 37 of Owings, MD passed away on May 15, 2015 in Lexington Park, MD. She was born on August 3, 1977 in Annapolis, MD to Carlos Richard Scaggs and Marianne Theresa Scaggs. Amiee loved music and playing her flute. Amiee is survived by her son, Jerry Alexander Jones, III, “Alex” who...
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Captain James Phillip Randall, 88

Captain James Phillip Randall, 88 husband of Judith A. Wallace Randall, and resident of Asbury Solomons, passed away on Friday, May 1, 2015 in Solomons, MD. Born on November 11, 1926 in Memphis, TN, Captain Randall was the son of the late Frank Leigh Randall, Sr. and Blanche Ehler Randall Perin. Captain Randall attended school...
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Lemuel Duey Bell, 88

Lemuel Duey Bell, 88

Lemuel Duey Bell, 88 died on Sunday May 17, 2015 with his family by his side at his home in Mechanicsville MD after succumbing to a long illness. Born in Dubois Maryland on February 2, 1927, Lem was the son of Charles Lemuel Bell and Margaret Gertrude Bell also of MD. Lem proudly served with...
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Joseph “Joe” Haverman Armsworthy, 88

Joseph “Joe” Haverman Armsworthy, 88

Joe Haverman Armsworthy of Bel Alton, MD passed away on May 16, 2015 at SagePoint in LaPlata, MD. Born on August 18, 1926 in LaPlata, MD, Joe was the son of the late James Armsworthy and Emma (Thompson) Armsworthy. Joe was preceded in death by his wife, Audrey (Cooksey) Armsworthy; sisters, Lou Mae Mohr and...
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Agnes Lucy Stasch, 86

Agnes Lucy Stasch, 86

Agnes Lucy Stasch, 86 of Mechanicsville, MD passed away on May 17, 2015, at St. Mary’s Nursing Center under Hospice care in Leonardtown, MD. Agnes was born on March 4, 1929, in Aquasco, MD. She was the daughter of John Marshall and Eva M. (Della) Hill Huntington. She was married to Paul A. Stasch,...
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Judith Marie “Judy” Geary, 51

Judith Marie “Judy” Geary, 51

Judith Marie “Judy” Geary, 51 of California, MD, passed away unexpectedly on May 15, 2015. Judy had valiantly fought a variety of health issues over the past 10 years. Born on March 31, 1964 in Memphis, TN, she was the first daughter of the late Niale Gerard (“Deacon Jerry”) Geary and the late Eileen...
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