Obituaries

Keith Edward Gilger, 57

Keith Edward Gilger, 57

Keith Edward Gilger, 57, of Owings passed away July 20, 2016 at his residence surrounded by his family. He was born March 23, 1959 in Washington, D.C. to Frank Edward and Anne Ernestine (Duncan) Gilger. Keith was raised in Camp Springs and graduated from Crossland High School in 1977 and then attended Virginia Tech...
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Robert Andrew “Bob” Deffinbaugh, 77

Robert Andrew “Bob” Deffinbaugh, 77

Robert Andrew “Bob” Deffinbaugh, 77, of Lusby, MD, passed away on July 18, 2016 at his residence. Born August 31, 1938 in Washington, DC, he was the son of the late Mountz Deffinbaugh and Anne (Ott) Deffinbaugh. Bob graduated from John Carroll High School in 1956 and from the University of Maryland in 1962....
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Robert “Bob” Wesley Boyd, Jr. 68

Robert “Bob” Wesley Boyd, Jr. 68

Robert (Bob) Wesley Boyd, Jr., age 68, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 20, 2016, at Georgetown University Hospital in the arms of his loving family. Bob was born September 20, 1947, in Roanoke, Va. to Robert and Dorothy Robelen Boyd. After attending William Fleming High School, Bob went on to Virginia Tech where...
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Nickloas Alan Hurd, 25

Nickloas Alan Hurd, 25

Nickolas Alan Hurd, 25, of Waldorf, Maryland, passed away Tuesday, July 19, 2016. Born March 22, 1991 in Clinton, Maryland, Nickolas was the son of Duane Allen Hurd and Janet Renee Davis. Nickolas is survived by his parents, grandfather Gerald W. Davis and grandmother Ksenia Davis. He is also survived by his uncle, Ronald...
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Robert Leroy Shaw, 88

Robert Leroy Shaw, 88

Robert Leroy Shaw, 88, of Hughesville, MD passed away in Washington, D.C. on July 18, 2016. He was born on May 27, 1928 in Fulton County, PA to the late Bruce E. Shaw and the late Alberta Mae Weaver. He enjoyed visiting and talking with people. Bob was a devoted husband and great father....
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Richard Wohlfarth

Richard Wohlfarth

Richard Wohlfarth passed peacefully after a long illness on July 20th. He was the son of the late Willard Wohlfarth and Catherine Wohlfarth. Rick served in the U.S. Air Force from 1962 to May 1966. He began working at the Evening Star Newspaper and worked until May 1977 as a Division Manager. He was...
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Diana Frances Stewart, 74

Diana Frances Stewart, 74

Diana Frances Stewart, 74, of Waldorf, MD passed away on July 18, 2016 in Waldorf, MD. Born on May 17, 1942 in Washington, DC, she was the daughter of the late Frederick Alvin Bell and the late Ollie Frances Brandenburg. Diana enjoyed fishing, being on the water and shopping at Wal-Mart. Diana was a...
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Robert “Shot” Vincent Young

Robert “Shot” Vincent Young

On July 18, 2016, Robert “Shot” Vincent Young, also known as “Shot” was called home to be with his heavenly Father. Robert was born in Budd’s Creek, Maryland to the late Julia Susanna Bowman-Young on April 5, 1926. He received his formal education in the St. Mary’s County Public School System. Robert served in...
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Gregory Nathaniel Newberry, Sr.

Gregory Nathaniel Newberry, Sr.

Gregory Nathaniel Newberry, Sr. passed away on July 17, 2016 at his residence in Charlotte Hall, MD. Gregory was born in Washington, D.C. on November 21, 1957 to the late Hudson N. Newberry and the late Rosa Lee Pendelton. He was a graduate of Spingarn HS & Howard University. He retired as an Army...
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Joseph Osias George “Joe” Cormier, 91

Joseph Osias George “Joe” Cormier, 91

Joseph Osias George “Joe” Cormier, 91, of Lothian, passed away July 18, 2016. He was born June 21, 1925 in New London, CT to Joseph F. and Mary Alma (Champagne) Cormier. Joe joined the United Sates Navy in 1943 and met Laura Gibson while stationed at PAX River Naval Air Base. Joe and Laura...
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Mary Agnes Hall, 79

Mary Agnes Hall, 79

Mary Agnes Hall, 79 of Callaway, MD passed away on July 15, 2016 at her son’s residence surrounded by her loving family. Mary was born on August 22, 1936 in Leonardtown, MD. She was the daughter of the late Charles N.A. Combs and Agnes Eva Aud. Mary was a lifelong resident of St. Mary’s...
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Thomas “Tommy” Newton Gibson III, 74

Thomas “Tommy” Newton Gibson III, 74

Thomas “Tommy” Newton Gibson III, 74, passed away with his wife by his side on Monday, July 11, 2016, at his home in Phenix City, Alabama after a battle with cancer. He was born to Ella Young-Gibson and Thomas Newton Gibson Jr. on July 23, 1941 in Calvert County, Maryland. Tommy graduated from Calvert High...
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Gerald “Jerry” E. Seabold

Gerald “Jerry” E. Seabold

Gerald E. (Jerry) Sebold passed away on Thursday, July 14 at his home in Chesapeake Beach, MD surrounded by his family. Jerry was born in 1928 and, as a young boy, accompanied his family to Washington, DC. He graduated from Gonzaga College High School and then entered the U.S. Army. After completing his military...
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Lt. Col. Robet “Bob” Neil Coble, 82

Lt. Col. Robet “Bob” Neil Coble, 82

Lt Col Robert “Bob” Neil Coble, 82 It is with great sadness we announce that Robert Neil Coble passed away unexpectedly on July 12, 2016 after a stroke. Bob was born December 16, 1933, in Anderson, Indiana, to Robert W. and Leone Bussell Coble. He graduated from Broad Ripple High School in Indianapolis, Indiana,...
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Nicholson “Nick” Parker

Nicholson “Nick” Parker

The son of Major General Edwin P. Parker and Hannah Somerville Matthews Parker, Nicholson (Nick) Parker was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts on September 27, 1921. Nick graduated from West Point Military Academy in June 1943 and joined the troops of the 69th Division participating in the linkup with the Russian Army at Torgau on...
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James “Jimmy” Ignatius Gatton, Sr., 78

James “Jimmy” Ignatius Gatton, Sr., 78

James “Jimmy” Ignatius Gatton Sr., 78, of Leonardtown, MD passed away on July 13, 2016. Jimmy was born on September 19, 1937 in his family home on Medleys Neck Road. He was the son of the late William C. Gatton and Mary C. Evans Gatton. Jimmy was a lifelong resident of St. Mary’s County...
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John Howard Gass

John Howard Gass

John Howard Gass, known as Papa, Pop Pop, and Johnny was born in Avenue, MD on December 18, 1924. He was a lifelong St. Mary’s county resident. As a young man he worked as a waterman, he worked on the Wilson Line, and worked as a Painter. Family was important to Johnny and he...
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Ronald Miller

Ronald Miller

Ronald Miller entered eternal rest on Sunday, July 17, 2016. He is survived by his children, Lawrence Woods, Te’Nara Miller, and Ron Miller; mother, Dorothy Mansel; step-father, Charles Mansel; siblings, Gregory Miller, Agatha “Renee” Brooks, and Brandon Miller; brother -in-law, Brian Brooks; sister-in-law, Janet Miller, three grandchildren and a host of other relatives and...
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Marcus William Hayes, 21

Marcus William Hayes, 21 of District Heights, MD, passed away on July 14, 2016. Family and friends will unite on Friday, July 22, 2016 for visitation at 10 am until time of service at 12 noon at First Missionary Baptist Church, 46370 Pegg Ln, Lexington Park, MD 20653. Interment to follow at Charles Memorial...
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Dalrumple Evans

Dalrumple Evans departed this earthly life on Sunday, July 17, 2016. Family and friends will unite on Friday, July 22, 2016 from 9:00am until time of service 10:00am at Lighthouse Baptist Church, 3150 Middletown Rd., Waldorf, MD. Interment immediately following at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church Cemetery, Pomfret, MD.
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Linroy Davis, Sr.

Peacefully on July 13, 2016, Linroy Davis, Sr. departed this earthly life in Hyattsville, MD. Family and friends will unite on Monday, July 25, 2016 from 11:00 a.m until time of service at 12:00 noon at Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home Chapel, 2294 Old Washington Rd., Waldorf, MD 20601. Internment to follow at Cheltenham cemetery.
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Howard Addison Mattingley, 63

Howard Addison Mattingley, 63

Howard Addison Mattingley, 63, of Leonardtown, MD died on July 11, 2016 at his home in Leonardtown, MD. Howard was born February 24, 1953 in Leonardtown, MD to the late W. Clarke Mattingley and Joyce Addison Mattingley. A life-long resident of St. Mary’s County, Howard possessed a kind, friendly and caring spirit .  Howard’s...
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Sandra Elaine Brickman, 57

Sandra Elaine Brickman, 57, of Charlotte Hall, MD passed away July 9, 2016 at Washington Adventist Hospital, Takoma Park, MD. Born June 14, 1959 in Washington, DC, she was the daughter of Herbert LeRoy Richards and Joy Elaine Marshall Richards. Sandra was a homemaker who enjoyed gardening, cooking and being with family, especially her...
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George McWilliams III, 81

George McWilliams III, 81

George McWilliams III, 81 of Avenue, MD passed away on July 10, 2016, at the Hospice House of St. Mary’s surrounded by his family and his best friend and faithful companion, “Bear.” George was born on October 8, 1934, in Washington, DC to the late George (Jr) and Alice Beitzell McWilliams. George began his...
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Dennis “Scott” Mattingly, 31

Dennis “Scott” Mattingly, 31

Dennis “Scott” Mattingly, 31 of Leonardtown, MD passed away on July 12, 2016. Born November 8, 1984 in Leonardtown, MD, he was the loving son of Dennis I. and Deborah J. Mattingly of Leonardtown, MD. Scott was the grandson of Thelma (Tookie) Hayden. He was predeceased in death by his grandfathers; Thomas (Teenie) Hayden...
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