Obituaries

Rosetta Edna Young, 70

Rosetta Edna Young, 70

Rosetta Edna Young, 70 of Washington, D.C., passed away Saturday, February 14, 2015 at her residence. Born April 22, 1944, in Leonardtown, MD, she is the daughter of the late William Edward Young and Rose E. Willson. Rosetta was employed for over 40 years of dedicated service as an Administrator for the Social Security Administration....
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Paul Norman Conrad, Jr., 85

Paul Norman Conrad, Jr., 85

Paul Norman Conrad, Jr., 85 of Mechanicsville, MD passed away on February 26, 2015 at University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Center in La Plata, MD. Born May 24, 1929 in Orange, NJ, he was the beloved son of the late Paul N. Conrad, Sr. and the late Frances L. (VanDyke) Conrad. Paul was a...
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Veronica Anne Gates, 51

Veronica Anne Gates, 51

Veronica Anne Gates, 51 of Mechanicsville, MD passed away February 26, 2015 in New Jersey. Born January 23, 1964 in Riverdale, MD, she was the daughter of Robert J. Hutchinson and Leola M. Howard Hutchinson. Veronica was employed as a hospital administrator at Charles Regional Medical Center, LaPlata, MD. She enjoyed reading, spending time...
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Catherine R. (Cole) Clough, 84

Catherine R. (Cole) Clough, 84 of LaPlata, MD passed away on February 27, 2015. Catherine was born to Roy and Hazel Cole, farmers in Clarksburg, WV, on August 3, 1930. She learned to work hard and take on responsibilities at an early age. Her three brothers were in the military because of WWII and...
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Louise Madeline Kralle, 84

Louise Madeline Kralle, 84

Ms. Louise Madeline Kralle, 84 of Great Mills, MD passed away on February 28, 2015 at Chesapeake Shores in Lexington Park, MD. Born January 24, 1931, in Memphis, TN, she is the daughter of the late Christopher Columbus Forcherio and Teresa Botto. Louise celebrated over 39 wonderful years of marriage to her beloved husband, John...
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James Joseph Johnston

James Joseph Johnston

James Joseph Johnston, lovingly known as Buddy by his family, passed away Saturday evening, February 28, 2015, at his home in Chaptico, MD, surrounded by his family who loved him. Born in Washington, D.C., Jimmy grew up the seventh of sixteen children in Mt. Rainier, MD. He lived in Brentwood, Rockville, and Gaithersburg before...
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Kathy Gaye Swann

Kathy Gaye Swann

Kathy Gaye Swann was a loving wife, mother and grandmother who cherished spending time with her beloved family and friends. Kathy was born September 27, 1952 to Warren Franklin Adams and Frances Theresa Adams in Washington, D.C. She grew up in Oxon Hill, MD, and attended Oxon Hill High School. On February 28, 1970,...
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Mary Jane Brookbank, 82

Mary Jane Brookbank, 82

Mary Jane Brookbank, 82 of Silver Spring, MD, formerly of Mechanicsville, MD passed away March 1, 2015 at her residence in Silver Spring, MD. Born December 4, 1932 in Sandgates, MD, she was the daughter of the late Frederick Leonard Harding, Sr. and the late Lillie Mae Downs. Mary Jane began her career working...
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Robert Vernon Bailey, 47

Robert Vernon Bailey, 47

Robert Vernon Bailey, 47 of Mechanicsville, MD passed away on February 26, 2015 in Anne Arundel Hospital, Annapolis, MD. Born February 11, 1968 in Washington, D.C., he was the beloved son of Louis and Pamela Bailey. He is survived by his brother Jeffrey “Jeff” Bailey and the family’s dear friend Cynthia “Cyndi” Dobelman. He...
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Crystal Celesta “Lesty” Vogt, 89

Crystal Celesta “Lesty” Vogt, 89

Crystal Celesta “Lesty” Vogt, 89 of Leonardtown, MD, formerly of Virginia Beach, VA, passed away on February 6, 2015 at St. Mary’s Nursing Center. Born April 24, 1925 in Lockwood, MO, she was the daughter of the late W. Arthur Kerr and Ethel (Johnson) Kerr. Lesty graduated from Republic High School in Missouri in 1943....
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Charles Bertram “Bert” Johnson, 82

Charles Bertram “Bert” Johnson, 82 of Leonardtown, MD, passed away peacefully on February 28, 2015, in his home surrounded by his loving family.He was born on May 20, 1932, in Medley’s Neck, to James Ernest and Mary Rosalie Cooper Johnson. He loved to tell stories about working with his father and brothers to cut...
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John Michael Domenick, 69

John Michael Domenick, 69

John Michael Domenick, 69, of Patuxent River, MD passed away February 26, 2015 at Hospice House of St. Mary’s in Callaway, MD, surrounded by his loving family. Born on December 5, 1945, in Hartford, CT, he is the son of late Joseph Domenick, Sr. and Carmella DiDonato. In 1964, John enlisted in the United States...
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Bruce Alan Pelczar, 71

Bruce Alan Pelczar, 71

Bruce Alan Pelczar, 71, of Mechanicsville, MD formerly from Dover, NH, passed away on February 26, 2015 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Born on July 22, 1943 in Dover, NH, he was the son of the late Phyllis Pelczar and John Pelczar. Bruce was the loving husband of Beverly Pelczar whom...
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Wyatt Michael Fadeley, 14

Wyatt Michael Fadeley, 14

Wyatt Michael Fadeley, 14 of Great Mills, MD, passed away Saturday evening, February 21, 2015 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown, MD. Wyatt was born on March 21, 2000 at Fort Bragg, NC to Michael Leslie Fadeley and Amanda Rachel Sole Fadeley, now residing in Great Mills, MD. Wyatt attended the ninth grade at Leonardtown...
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Edna H. Stasulli-Padgett, 85

Edna H. Stasulli-Padgett, 85

Edna H. Stasulli-Padgett, 85 of La Plata, MD died on February 23, 2015 at her home. Edna was born on June 13, 1929 in Washington, DC to the late Salvatore and Giovina Stasulli. She is preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Pam Padgett; brothers, Anthony, Ben and John Stasulli; and sister, Mary Stasulli....
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Eloise Marie Johnson, 85

Eloise Marie Johnson, 85

Eloise Marie Johnson, 85 of Avenue, MD and formerly of Prince George’s County, MD passed away on February 24, 2015 at St. Mary’s Nursing Center in Leonardtown, MD. She was born on August 19, 1929 in Washington, DC to the late Alice G. Watson. Eloise enjoyed spending time with family. In addition to her parents,...
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Timothy “Timmy” William Babcock, 58

Timothy “Timmy” William Babcock, 58

Timothy “Timmy” William Babcock, 58 of Callaway, MD passed away at his home on February 24, 2015. Born on June 18, 1956, in Patuxent River, MD, he was the son of the late Jane Mildred “Millie” Babcock and Robert “Bob” Babcock of Lexington Park, MD. Timmy was the loving husband of Jeannie Babcock, whom...
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Harold “Harry” Joseph Zernhelt, 60

Harold “Harry” Joseph Zernhelt, 60

Harold “Harry” Joseph Zernhelt, 60 of Lexington Park, MD passed away on February 25, 2015 in Leonardtown, MD. Born on February 9, 1955 in Key West, FL, he was the son of the late Gloria Zernhelt and Theodore Zernhelt. Harry was the loving husband of Deborah L. Zernhelt, whom he married on April 24,...
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Arlene Yvonne Lawrence

Arlene Yvonne Lawrence

Arlene Yvonne Lawrence of White Plains, MD passed away early Saturday morning, February 21, 2015 after a long battle with COPD and heart disease. Along with various positions in her past, her most prominent and memorable careers were as Manager of the American Legion, Post 8, Washington, DC for approximately 10 years and her final...
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Sherman T. Jones

Sherman T. Jones departed this earthly life on Sunday, February 22, 2015. Family and friends will unite on Saturday, February 28, 2015 from 3:00 pm until time of memorial service at 3:30 pm at Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home, 2294 Old Washington Road, Waldorf, MD.
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John Conrad Stemski, III, 26

John Conrad Stemski, III, 26

John Conrad Stemski, III, age 26, of Lusby, MD passed away on February 21, 2015 at his residence. John was born on March 16, 1988 in LaPlata, MD. He graduated from Patuxent High School in 2006. John was the owner/operator of Accurate Garage Doors. He enjoyed sports and fishing and loved listening to music. He...
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Norvel Leon Morgan, Jr., 56

Norvel Leon Morgan, Jr., 56

Norvel Leon Morgan, Jr., 56, of Mechanicsville, MD passed away at his home on February 22, 2015 in Mechanicsville, MD. Born on March 29, 1958 in Leonardtown, MD, he was the son of Dorothy Christine Morgan, and the late Norval Leon Morgan, Sr. Ned is survived by brothers David Glenn Morgan and Lawrence Morgan....
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LeRoy Joseph Lehman

LeRoy Joseph Lehman

LeRoy Joseph Lehman of Leonardtown, MD died on February 21, 2015 surrounded by his loving family. He was born on July 4, 1927 to Joseph and Charlotte Lehman in Brooklyn, NY. He served in the United States Army during World War II and graduated from the University of Bridgeport in Bridgeport, CT with a...
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Kimberley Ann “Kim” Rubala Cullins, 55

Kimberley Ann “Kim” Rubala Cullins, 55

Kimberley Ann “Kim” Rubala Cullins, 55 of Mechanicsville, MD has left behind a widely-known legacy of joy, love and laughter. She passed away on Friday, February 20, 2015, surrounded by family, her favorite jazz tunes, and the warm thoughts of her many friends. Born on February 27, 1959 in Denver, CO to the late...
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Sharon Anne Montieth, 61

Sharon Anne Montieth, 61

Sharon Anne Montieth, 61 of Mechanicsville, MD and formerly of Laurel, MD passed away on February 19, 2015. She was born on June 23, 1953 in Silver Spring, MD to George B. Allen, Sr. and the late Dorothy (Dehn) Bender. Sharon loved her daughter and grandchildren with all her heart and enjoyed spending time with...
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