Obituaries

Gary Lee Hammett, 64

Gary Lee Hammett, 64 of Prince Frederick, MD passed away July 23, 2014 at MedStar Washington Hospital Center. Born March 12, 1950 in Washington, D.C., he was the son of Dennis Hilton Hammett, Sr. and June Marcella Klavuhn. Gary was an Air Force veteran and an electrician by trade. He loved the outdoors, fishing,...
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David Andrew Young, 66

David Andrew Young, 66

David Andrew Young, 66 of Hollywood, MD, passed away of lung cancer on July 20, 2014, at the Hospice House of St. Mary’s County surrounded by his loving and devoted wife and daughters. David was an esteemed and valued employee of Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant for 26 years. Born native of Saskatchewan, Canada,...
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Linda Jo Ann Lane, 62

Linda Jo Ann Lane, 62

Linda Jo Ann Lane, 62 of Mechanicsville, MD passed away on July 14, 2014 at Washington Hospital Center in Washington, D.C. She was born on September 13, 1951 in La Plata, MD to the late Arthur Mansfield Lane and the late Barbara Ann (Moreland) Knobel. In addition to her parents, Linda was predeceased by...
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Shawn David Morgan, 20

Shawn David Morgan, 20

Shawn David Morgan, 20 of California, MD passed away on July 19, 2014 at his residence. Born on June 3, 1994, he is the son of Angela Morgan, Delmos Apollius McMillon and Kenneth Eugene Mills, Jr. In addition to his parents, Shawn is survived by his grandparents, David and Kathy Morgan, Kenneth Eugene Mills,...
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Richard Sydney Cox, 69

Richard Sydney Cox, 69

Richard Sydney Cox, 69 of Charlotte Hall, MD passed away on July 20, 2014 at John Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, MD. Dick, as he was known to family and friends, was born on March 28, 1945 in Baltimore, MD to the late Merle E. Cox and Jeanne Kraus Cox. Dick served 20 years in...
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Gary Mitchell Gryszkiewicz, 21

Gary Mitchell Gryszkiewicz, 21

Gary Mitchell Gryszkiewicz, 21 Brandywine, MD passed away on July 22, 2014 in Brandywine, MD. Mitchell was born on February 10, 1993 to Mickey Gryszkiewicz and Wanda Gryszkiewicz in Clinton, MD. Mitchell was a student at University of Maryland, College Park. He enjoyed farming, hunting everything, water sports, jet skiing, baseball, softball and being...
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Jane Bailey, 77

Jane Bailey, 77

Jane Bailey, 77 of Mechanicsville, MD, passed away on July 22, 2014 at St. Mary’s Nursing Center. Born on December 11, 1936 in Wilmington, DE to the late Leroy Taft Walton and Hester Covington Walton. After graduating from Delaware High School in 1954, she attended the University of Delaware and graduated with a Bachelor’s...
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Gerald David Crider, 77

Gerald David Crider, 77

Gerald David Crider, 77 of Lexington Park, MD passed away on July 20, 2014 at his residence. Born June 29, 1937 in Strasburg, VA, he was the son of the late John Samuel Crider and Cora Bell (Nicholas) Crider. Gerald served in the U.S. Navy from July 1954 to May 1974, receiving numerous medals....
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Patricia Ann Penn, “Patti”, 78

Patricia Ann Penn, “Patti”, 78

Patricia Ann Penn, “Patti”, 78, of Lusby, MD, passed away peacefully, on July 22, 2014 at her home surrounded by her family after a courageous battle with ALS. Patti was born on October 15, 1935 in Washington D.C. to the late Ernest Raymond and Marion B. Chase. In addition to her parents, she is...
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Thomas Clifford LaBarge, 75

Thomas Clifford LaBarge, 75

Thomas Clifford LaBarge, 75 of California, MD formerly of Middletown, CT, passed away on July 20, 2014 in Walter Reed Medical Center. Born December 14, 1938 in Middletown, CT, he was the son of the late Marion Elizabeth Schultz LaBarge and Louis Napoleon LaBarge. Mr. LaBarge is survived by his loving wife Beverly A....
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John William Hankla, 90

John William Hankla, 90

John William Hankla, 90 of Leonardtown, MD departed this life on Monday, July 21, 2014 at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital. Born November 7, 1923 in Washington D.C., he was the son of the late John William Hankla, Sr. and Mabel (Statter) Hankla. John retired from the Singer Sewing Co. after 43 years. He had...
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Derrick Andre Williams

Peacefully on Friday, July 18, 2014 Derrick Andre Williams departed this earthly life in Washington, D.C. Family and friends will unite on Saturday, July 26, 2014 from 11:00 AM until time of service 12:00 PM at Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home, 2294 Old Washington Road, Waldorf, MD 20601. Interment Private.
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Giovanni “Johnny” Monarchi, 81

Giovanni “Johnny” Monarchi, 81

Giovanni “Johnny” Monarchi, 81 of Callaway, MD formerly of Ashland, WV passed away on July 17, 2014 in Callaway, MD. Born June 7, 1933 in Ashland, WV, he was the son of the late Guisippi Joseph and Antoinette Quadtrone Monarchy. Johnny is survived by his wife Regina Price Monarchy of Callaway, MD, whom he...
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Dorothy Virginia (King) Ross, 93

Dorothy Virginia (King) Ross, 93

Dorothy Virginia (King) Ross was born on April 20, 1921 in Richland township, PA. She passed away on July 17, 2014 in Lake Placid, FL. She was the eldest of five children. Dottie grew up in Emlenton, PA. She attended Slippery Rock University in Slippery Rock, PA, where she was majoring to become a...
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John Owen Dennison, III, 78

John Owen Dennison, III, 78

John Owen Dennison, III, 78, of Clinton, MD went to be with God on July 12, 2014 at his home. John worked for the Maryland Department of Forests and Parks at Cedarville State Forest. He was the oldest living past Chief of the Clinton Volunteer Fire Department. He loved everything pertaining to fire fighting...
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Robert Eugene Fastnaught, Jr., 81

Robert Eugene Fastnaught, Jr., 81

Robert Eugene Fastnaught, Jr., 81 of Chaptico, MD, died on July 15, 2014 at home with his family. Born on January 9, 1933 in Washington, D.C., he was the son of Robert, Sr. and Iva. Robert operated the family masonry business until 1998. He enjoyed traveling, playing cards and taking care of the family...
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Thomas Christopher Ripple, 25

Thomas Christopher Ripple, 25

Thomas Christopher Ripple, 25 of St. Leonard, MD passed away on July 13, 2014 in Prince Frederick, MD. He was born on April 7, 1989 in Washington D.C. to Christopher and Donna Ripple. Thomas Graduated from Calvert High School in 2007 and worked at Ripple’s Service in Upper Marlboro for 7 years. He was...
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Savannah Nicole Flagg-Dawson

Savannah Nicole Flagg-Dawson

Savannah Nicole Flagg-Dawson passed away on July 11, 2014 at Children’s Hospital in Washington, D.C. Born on July 9, 2014, she is the infant daughter of Tiffany K. Flagg and Crosby Dawson of Leonardtown, MD. In addition to her parents, Savannah is survived by her brother, Jacob Dawson of Leonardtown, MD; her grandparents, Laurel...
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Joseph Wills

Joseph Wills

Peacefully on July 12, 2014 Joseph Wills departed this earthly life. Family and friends will unite on Friday, July 18, 2014 from 10:00 am until mass of Christian burial at 11:00 am at St. Mary Star of the Sea Church, 30 Mattingly Avenue, Indian Head, MD. Father Robert Golas officiating. Interment following at Trinity...
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Elizabeth Cecelia (Huntington) Cairns Schetrom, 91

Elizabeth Cecelia (Huntington) Cairns Schetrom, 91

Elizabeth Cecelia (Huntington) Cairns Schetrom, 91, of Florida passed away on July 7, 2014. Betty, as she was known to her friends and family was born on June 18, 1923 in a farmhouse, in the little town of Hughesville, MD. She was the 6th child of what would eventually be 18 children born to...
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Ralph Charles Burkhouse, 79

Ralph Charles Burkhouse, 79

Ralph Charles Burkhouse, 79 of Waldorf, MD, and formerly of Charlotte Hall, MD, passed away on July 10, 2014 at Hospice House of Charles County in Waldorf, MD. Ralph, known to his family and friends as “Burk,” was born on January 31, 1935 in Sparrows Point, MD to the late Edward W. Burkhouse, Sr.,...
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Mary Evelyn Goelling, 83

Mary Evelyn Goelling, 83

Mary Evelyn Goelling, 83 of Hughesville, MD passed away peacefully at Hospice House of Charles County, Waldorf, MD. Born March 10, 1931, in Hughesville, MD, she was the daughter of Joseph Elmer Stonestreet and Mabel Jenkins Stonestreet. A homemaker and lifetime resident of Hughesville and member of St. Mary’s Bryantown parish, she was an...
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Joseph Thomas Hoover, 72

Joseph Thomas Hoover, 72

Joseph Thomas Hoover, 72 of Prince Frederick, MD passed away on July 12, 2014 at his residence, with his loving family by his side. He was born on July 10, 1942 in Washington, D.C. to the late Thomas Jefferson Hoover and the late Margaret Virginia (White) Hoover. Joseph enjoyed politics, socializing, coin collecting, shooting...
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Cordelia Marie (Fenwick) Martin, 53

Cordelia Marie (Fenwick) Martin, 53

Cordelia Marie (Fenwick) Martin was born on June 11, 1961 and departed this earthly life on Friday, July 11, 2014. Cordelia was born in Saint Inigoes, MD to the late Charles and Anna Fenwick. During her youth, she attended Saint Mary’s County Public Schools and graduated from Great Mills High School in May 1979. After...
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Kevin Paul Johnson, 37

Kevin Paul Johnson, 37 of Chester, MD formerly of Valley Lee, MD passed away on July 9, 2014 in Annapolis, MD. Born August 12, 1976 in Leonardtown, MD, he was the son of Ernest Hilary Johnson, Jr. of Valley Lee, MD and the late Rose Marie Redman Johnson. In addition to his father Kevin...
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