Obituaries

Virginia Costen McCready, 92

Virginia Costen McCready, 92

Virginia Costen McCready, 92, of Lusby, Md. went to be with the Lord on May 23, 2016 at Calvert Memorial Hospital. She was born in Norfolk, VA on November 13, 1923, the daughter of Clyde and Annie Boone Costen. She graduated from Granby High School and worked at the Norfolk Navy Yard as a...
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Jimmie Rivenbark, 79

Jimmie Rivenbark of Clinton, MD went home to be with the Lord on May 21, 2016 at the age of 79. Born in Watha, in Pender County, North Carolina, the son of the late Mary Wells Rivenbark and Abner Coy Rivenbark. Jimmie was a lifelong brick mason who worked with many firms over the...
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M. Kenneth “Ken” Smith, 74

M. Kenneth “Ken” Smith, 74, of Mechanicsville, MD, died on May 22, 2016 at the Hospice House of St. Mary’s. Born July 1, 1941, in Georgia, he was he son of the late Marvin Joshua Smith and the late Ethel Lee Smith. Predeceased by his parents and his brother, Lawrence Smith; Ken is survived...
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Zula Grace Weaver, 84

Zula Grace Weaver, 84

Zula Grace Weaver, 84, of Mechanicsville, MD passed away on May 21, 2016 at Genesis HealthCare in Waldorf, MD. Zula was born on October 31, 1931 in Broad Top City, PA to the late Robert Watson and the late Margaret Williams. She was a Cafeteria Worker for the Prince George’s Board of Education.  Zula...
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Darlene Kaye “Tammy” Lutz, 69

Darlene Kaye “Tammy” Lutz, 69

Darlene Kaye “Tammy” Lutz, 69, of Lexington Park, MD entered eternal life on May 20, 2016 after multiple years of battling cancer. She was joined by her family and friends during her final days. Tammy was born December 31, 1946 in Pueblo, CO to the late Ralph and Vernell Thomas. At the age of...
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Alice Jean Morris, 63

Alice Jean Morris, 63, of Prince Frederick, MD passed away on May 23, 2016 in Prince Frederick, MD. Visitation Thursday, May 26, 2016 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM Rausch Funeral Home – Port Republic 4405 Broomes Island Road Port Republic MD 20676 Funeral Service Friday, May 27, 2016 11:00 PM Rausch Funeral Home –...
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Charle Lewis “Bill” Seibert Sr.

Charles Lewis “Bill” Seibert, Sr. We are saying goodbye today to one of greatest, nicest, most giving, sweetest men the world has ever seen and ever known, Bill Seibert. He loved his family with the deepest of hearts and as it is a big family, he took care of each and every one of...
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Douglas William Robinson, 54

Douglas William Robinson, age 54, of Owings, MD, passed away on Thursday, May 19, 2016, peacefully at home. He loved sports, aviation and politics. From cheering on his favorite teams to identifying the source contrails in the sky to debating policy issues he was always informed, opinionated and quick-witted. An accountant by trade, Doug...
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Robin Cumberland Henshaw, 61

Robin Cumberland Henshaw, age 61, of Sunderland, MD, passed away on Wednesday, May 18, 2016, peacefully at home with her family by her side. She was born on November 13, 1954 to Lois (Frazier) and Roland Cumberland. She was the beloved wife of Michael Henshaw and loving sister of Stephen Cumberland and his wife...
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Stephen “Steve” Cord O’Brien, 46

Stephen “Steve” Cord O’Brien, 46

Stephen Cord “Steve” O’Brien, 46 of Mechanicsville, MD, formerly of Waldorf, MD, passed away May 19, 2016. He was born December 4, 1969 in Washington, DC to John Alexander and Regina Cord O’Brien of Upper Marlboro, MD. He was a 1988 graduate of Largo High School and then Prince George’s Community College. He was...
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June Louise Owens, 88

June Louise Owens, 88

June Louise Owens, 88 of Abell, MD, died May 22, 2016 in Leonardtown, MD. Born June 23, 1927 in Leonardtown, MD she was the daughter of the late Ester Morris Ellis and Charles Ernest Ellis of Abell, MD. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Irving Bernard Owens, whom she shared 49...
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Thomas “Tommy” Daniel Wallace Sr., 63

Thomas Daniel Wallace, Sr. “Tommy”, 63, of Hollywood, MD passed away on May 18, 2016 in Hollywood, MD. Born on July 13, 1952 in Leonardtown, MD, he was the son of the Mary Edna Wallace and the late Joseph Spencer Wallace. Tommy is survived by his wife Mary Lynn Wallace, whom he married in...
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Frances Victoria Chase, 63

Frances Victoria Chase, 63

Frances Victoria Chase, 63 of Mechanicsville, MD, passed away on May 20, 2016. Family will unite with friends on Saturday, May 28, 2016 for visitation at 9:00 am until time of service at 10:30 am at Gospel Tabernacle of Prayer Church, 24516 Budds Creek Road, Clements, MD 20624. Interment to follow at Charles Memorial...
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Ida Delores Briscoe, 79

Ida Delores Briscoe, 79

Ida Delores Briscoe peacefully departed this life at Georgetown University Medical Center in Washington, DC at the age of 79. She was born on May 29, 1936 to the late Mary Katherine Barnes and Harrison Carroll in Beachville, MD. Ida graduated from Cardinal Gibbons Institute and then married the love of her life, Leon Matthew...
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Guy F. Grater, 53

Guy F. Grater, 53

Guy F. Grater of Saint Leonard, Maryland passed away in his family’s home on Friday morning, May 20, 2016 at the age of 53. Born and raised in Monaca, Pennsylvania on December 28, 1962, Guy is survived by his loving wife of 30 years, Cindy, their only daughter Kristen, his parents Guy and Barbara...
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Joseph “Jay” Jennings Russell, 58

Joseph “Jay” Jennings Russell, 58

Joseph Jennings Russell “Jay”, 58, of Valley Lee, MD passed away on May 17, 2016 in Washington, DC. Born on September 24, 1957 in Leonardtown, MD, he was the son of the late Mary Gertrude Russell and William Francis Russell. Jay was the loving husband of Mary Jean Russell, whom he married on May...
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Beatrice Marie “Rusty” Gardiner, 89

Beatrice Marie “Rusty” Gardiner, 89

Beatrice Marie “Rusty” Gardiner, 89 of Leonardtown, MD passed away on May 16, 2016 in Easton, MD. Born May 11, 1927 in Philadelphia, PA, she was the daughter of the late Blanche Louise Ruzicka Rigling and Walter Rigling. Rusty was the loving wife of the late Thomas Richard Gardiner, II whom she married on...
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Claudette Marie Flack, 68

Claudette Marie Flack, 68, of Lusby, MD passed away on May 19, 2016 in Washington, D.C. Visitation Tuesday, May 24, 2016 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM Rausch Funeral Home – Port Republic 4405 Broomes Island Road Port Republic MD 20676 Funeral Service Tuesday, May 24, 2016 7:00 PM Rausch Funeral Home – Port Republic...
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Victor Joseph Gallo, 73

Victor Joseph Gallo, 73, of St. Leonard, MD passed away May 17, 2016. Visitation Wednesday, May 25, 2016 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM St. John Vianney Catholic Church 105 Vianney Lane Prince Frederick MD 20678 Services Mass of Christian Burial Wednesday, May 25, 2016 11:00 AM St. John Vianney Catholic Church 105 Vianney Lane...
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Douglas William Robinson, 54

Douglas William Robinson, age 54, of Owings, MD, passed away on Thursday, May 19, 2016, peacefully at home. He loved sports, aviation and politics. From cheering on his favorite teams to identifying the source contrails in the sky to debating policy issues he was always informed, opinionated and quick-witted. An accountant by trade, Doug...
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Sonney Gisela Gaston, 37

Sonney Gisela Gaston, 37

Sonney Gisela Gaston (née Sorvig) died peacefully in the presence of her husband at Hospice House on May 16 in Callaway Md., at the age of 37. She is survived by her devoted husband, Gregory V. Gaston II; children, Neisa Jordan Gaston, Gregory V. Gaston III; stepson, Teo Tre Gaston; mother, Hui-Suk Kim of...
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Rosalie Abell

Rosalie Abell Born on  June 23rd, 1927, died Thursday, May 19th, 2016 in Callaway, Maryland Visitation Sunday, May 22nd, 2016, 2:00pm – 4:00pm Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home 41590 Fenwick Street Leonardtown, MD Service Information Monday, May 23rd, 2016, 10:00am Father Keith Woods St. Joseph’s Catholic Church 29119 Point Lookout Road Morganza, MD Interment Information Charles Memorial...
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Brian K. Franklin

Peacefully on Friday, May 13, 2016 Brain K. Franklin departed this earthly life at Washington Hospital Center. Family and friends will unite on Saturday, May 28, 2016 from 10:00am until time of service 11:00am at Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home 2294 Old Washington Road, Waldorf, MD 20601. Interment will follow at Heritage Memorial Cemetery Waldorf, MD.
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Rhonda Ann Pickeral

Rhonda Ann Pickeral

Rhonda Ann Pickeral was born on July 12,1956 to the late Cardinal Johnson Sr. and Barbara Johnson. She was a beloved mother who passed away very peacefully on May 17, 2016 . She is survived by her son Daniel A. Pickeral (Jaimi) and daughter Brandy Pickeral (Billy). She leaves behind five grandchildren; Kyrie Proctor,...
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Barbara Jean Linehan, 74

Barbara Jean Linehan, 74

Barbara Jean Linehan, 74, of Rose Haven passed away May 17, 2016 at her home surrounded by family. She was born October 21, 1941 in Prince Frederick to Benjamin and Addie (Stinnett) Cochrane. She was raised in Bowens, now part of Prince Frederick and graduated from Calvert High School in 1960. She was employed...
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