Obituaries

Laurice M. Chase White, 76,

Laurice M. Chase White, 76,

Laurice M. Chase White, 76, passed away Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at her residence. She was born on August 20, 1938 to the late Lawrence and Geraldine Chase. Laurice attended school in St. Mary’s County before relocating to Washington, D.C., where she attended Langley Junior High and Martha Washington Vocational School for nursing: where...
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Robert Stanley “Robbie” Johnson, Jr., 52

Robert Stanley “Robbie” Johnson, Jr., 52

Robert Stanley “Robbie” Johnson, Jr., 52 of Hollywood, MD died on October 29, 2014 at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown, MD. Born on August 10, 1962 in Leonardtown, MD, he is the son of Robert S. Johnson, Sr. of Hollywood, MD and the late Virginia Burroughs Johnson. Robbie is a graduate of Leonardtown...
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Rayetta Charlotte McWilliams, 84

Rayetta Charlotte McWilliams, 84

Rayetta Charlotte McWilliams, 84 of Leonardtown died October 24, 2014 at Taylor Farm Assisted Living in Bushwood. Born October 19, 1930, in Franklin County, PA, she was the daughter of the late Merle Leroy Stevens and Rachel Catherine Coyle. Rayetta married Frederick J. McWilliams in 1950 and came to live in St. Mary’s County....
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Michael Lee Moran, Jr., 39

Michael Lee Moran, Jr., 39 of Charlotte, NC formerly from La Plata, MD passed away on October 28, 2014 in Charlotte, NC. Born on May 12, 1975, he was the son of Barbara Jean Hall Moran, and Michael Lee Moran, Sr. both of La Plata, MD, brother Mark Paul Quarry of Haymarket, VA and...
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Robert William Taggert, 62

Robert William Taggert, 62

Robert William Taggert, 62, of Hollywood, MD, passed away October 27, 2014 at St. Mary’s Hospital. He was born on November 26, 1951 in Philadelphia, PA to the late William Eugene Taggert and Margaret Wilbur Taggert of Southampton, PA. Robert married the former Donna Lynn Drew on May 3, 1980 in Cornwell Heights, PA....
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John William Figgins, Jr., 50

John William Figgins, Jr., 50

John William Figgins, Jr., 50 of Brandywine, MD passed away on October 28, 2014 at MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center in Clinton, MD. He was born on February 6, 1964 in Washington, D.C., to the late John William Figgins, Sr. and the late Louis Marie Blake. John was a good family man, dad and...
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Francis Xavier Holt, 70

Francis Xavier Holt, 70 of Lexington Park, MD, passed away on October 29, 2014. Family and friends will unite on Thursday, November 6, 2014 for service at 10 am at Zion United Methodist Church, 21291 Three Notch Road, Lexington Park, MD. Interment to follow at Charles Memorial Gardens, Lexington Park, MD.
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Marion “Meems” Gillott, 86

Marion “Meems” Gillott, 86

Marion “Meems” Gillott, 86 of East Patchogue, NY, formerly of Lexington Park, MD, died peacefully in her sleep on October 16, 2014. Born on July 16, 1928 in Queens, NY, she was the daughter of the late Henry and Rose Gutbrod Hafner. Marion was adventurer who loved to travel and enjoyed being with family...
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Barbara Ann Courtney, 75

Barbara Ann Courtney, 75

Barbara Ann Courtney, 75 of Leonardtown MD, formerly from Park Hall, MD. She departed this life peacefully on October 26th, 2014 with two of her daughters and their husbands by her side at The Hospice House of St. Mary’s, Callaway, MD. Barbara was born on June 12th, 1939 in Washington, D.C. to the late...
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Audrey Virginia Govoruhk, 64

Audrey Virginia Govoruhk, 64

Audrey Virginia Govoruhk, 64 of Lexington Park, MD died October 24, 2014 at her residence surrounded by her loving family. Born on July 12, 1950 in Baltimore, MD, she was the daughter of the late Samuel Washington Taylor, Jr. and Audrey Goldie Long. On December 6, 1969, Audrey married her beloved husband, Nicholas Jack...
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Richard Lee “Dick” Bolton, Sr., 75

Richard Lee “Dick” Bolton, Sr., 75

Richard Lee “Dick” Bolton, Sr., 75, of Hughesville, MD passed away October 27, 2014 at Genesis Health Care Center, La Plata, MD. Born March 3, 1939 in Washington, D.C., he was the son of Major Frank Alexander Bolton, USAF, Retired and Melissa Ann Dement Bolton. He was the grandson of former Charles County Commissioner...
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Emma Elnora Pearce, 87

Emma Elnora Pearce, 87

Emma Elnora Pearce, born January 20, 1927 in McKenney, VA to the late Earl and Cora Taylor. She passed away Friday, October 24, 2014 at Southern Maryland Hospital Center in Clinton, MD. Momma Emma, as she was affectionately referred to, was the second of eight children. Their parents raised their children to always honor...
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Mary Alice Lawrence

Mary Alice Lawrence

On October 26, 2014, Mary Alice Lawrence departed this earthly life. Family and friends will unite on Saturday, November 1, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. until time of service at 11:00 a.m. at Lighthouse Baptist Church, 3150 Middletown Road, Waldorf, MD. Interment immediately following at St. Mark’s U.A.M.E. Church Cemetery, Happyland Road, Valley Lee, MD.
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Meghan Kotlarsic

Meghan Kotlarsic

On Saturday, October 25, 2014, Meghan Kotlarsic departed this earthly life. Family and friends will unite on Monday, November 3, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. until time of reflections at 11:45 a.m. at Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home, 2294 Old Washington Road, Waldorf, MD. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations will be accepted at:...
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Leonard Eugene Gross, 78

Leonard Eugene Gross, 78

Leonard Eugene Gross, 78 of Lexington Park, MD, departed this life on Sunday, October 26, 2014 after a brief illness. He was the son of the late Leonard and Geneva Gross of Lusby, MD, born on November 9, 1935. He was educated in the Calvert County School System. He worked many years as a...
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Pearl Evon Jones, 84

Pearl Evon Jones, 84

A new star shines from heaven because God has selected a fresh, new, unique Lily and has placed it in Heaven’s Garden. What a beauty to behold! Pearl Evon Jones, 84 of Accokeek, MD (formerly of Oakville, MD), entered into eternal rest on October 25, 2014. Pearl, born on September 9, 1930, was the...
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Margaret “Ginny” Virginia Gray, 96

Margaret “Ginny” Virginia Gray, 96

Margaret “Ginny” Virginia Gray, 96, of Leonardtown, MD passed away on October 24, 2014 in Callaway, MD. Born on February 2, 1918, she was the daughter of the late Agnes Odie Raley Downs, and James Webster Downs. Ginny was the loving wife of the late Leonard Foley Gray, Sr., whom she married on June...
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Angela L. Stead, 73

Angela Stead, 73 of California, MD formerly from Homosassa, FL, and Bowie, MD, passed away on October 24, 2014 in Callaway, MD. Born on April 19, 1941 in Pittston, PA, she was the daughter of the late Angela Stanko and John Stanko. Angela is survived by her children; William Stead of Brooksville, FL, Cindy...
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Anne Marie Rullman, 74

Anne Marie Rullman, 74

Anne Marie Rullman, 74 of Leonardtown, MD died on October 23, 2014 at her home surrounded by her loving family. Born on October 3, 1940 in Washington, D.C., she was the daughter of the late Edward James O’Brien, II and Lillian McGrath O’Brien. On January 20, 1962, Anne married her beloved husband, David Carl...
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Vernon Pugh, Jr., 70

Vernon Pugh, Jr., 70

Vernon Pugh, Jr., 70 of California, MD died October 23, 2014 at his residence surrounded by his loving family. Born on September 9, 1944 in Portsmouth, VA, Vernon is the son of Lessie Merrell Pugh of Lexington Park, MD and the late Vernon Pugh, Sr. Vernon served in the United States Air Force from...
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Thomas Edward Riche, 64

Thomas Edward Riche, 64

Thomas Edward Riche, 64 of Mechanicsville, MD died October 24, 2014 at Hospice House of St. Mary’s surrounded by his loving family. Born on February 28, 1950 in Rochester, NY, he was the son of the late, Benjamin Lloyd Riche and Eleanor Jane Kline Riche. Thomas graduated from R. L. Turner High School in...
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John Crewe, 81

John Crewe, 81

John Crewe, 81 of Leonardtown, MD, formerly of Ridgefield Park, NJ, passed away October 25, 2014. John was born in London, England, and served in the Royal Air Force as an Aircraft Mechanic. While in the service he became the Boxing Welterweight Champion of the RAF in St. Athens and served in the Guard...
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Thomas E. (Tom) Haina, 52

Thomas E. (Tom) Haina, 52

Thomas E. (Tom) Haina, 52 of Canyon Trail, Lusby, MD, passed away on October 22, 2014 of brain cancer at Chesapeake Shores Nursing Home in Lexington, Park, MD. Mr. Haina was born on February 18, 1962, in Washington, D.C., to Thomas and Roberta (Bobbie) Haina. He grew up in Cheltenham, MD, graduated from Gwynn Park...
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Pauline Marie Grover, 85

Pauline Marie Grover, 85

On October 21, 2014, the world lost a wonderful woman. Pauline Marie Grover passed away peacefully at Calvert Memorial Hospital surrounded by her loving family and an amazing nursing staff. Born on Smith Island, Ewell, MD on February 25, 1929, Pauline was the youngest of five children to Laura Alice and William Dize. At age...
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Marion “Bookie” Eugene Bookwalter, 66

Marion “Bookie” Eugene Bookwalter, 66

Marion “Bookie” Eugene Bookwalter, 66 of Mechanicsville, MD, died peacefully on October 21, 2014. Born on June 4, 1948 in Mount Union, PA, he was the son of the late Junior Miles and Betty Tate Bookwalter. Marion loved to fish and hunt. He enjoyed riding his four wheeler and visiting his neighbors. He was...
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