Obituaries

Paul Francis Ludwig, 94

Paul Francis Ludwig, 94

Paul Francis Ludwig, 94, of California, MD, formerly of Leonardtown, MD, passed away at his residence surrounded by his loving family on December 6, 2016. He was born in New Brighton, PA on February 23, 1922 to the late William Alfred Ludwig and Alice McQuillan Ludwig. Paul is a 1940 graduate of New Brighton...
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Salvatore “Sam” James Latona, 84

Salvatore “Sam” James Latona, 84

Salvatore “Sam” James Latona, 84, passed away peacefully at Hospice House of St Mary’s in Callaway, MD on December 5, 2016. His beloved daughter was by his side. He was born in Exeter PA in 1932 to Italian immigrants Giuseppe Latona and Concetta Pardo Latona of Sarradifalco Sicily. He lived most of his life...
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Edna “Blanche” Conner, 83

Edna “Blanche” Conner, 83

Edna “Blanche” Conner, 83, of Lexington Park, MD, died December 3, 2016 at her home surrounded by her loving family. Born June 13, 1933 in Nova Scotia, Canada, she is the daughter of the late Cecil Ross Currie and Annetta “Lillian” Lockhart Currie. Blanche was a devoted and loving wife, mother, sister and grandmother....
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Mary Freeman

Mary Freeman

Ginger was born in Leonardtown, Maryland to Joseph A. (Barts) Latham and Mary Laura Bailey Latham. She attended Our Ladies Catholic School in Medley’s Neck through elementary and middle school. Ginger graduated from St. Mary’s Academy High School in 1956. She served as a secretary of Father Andrew White Catholic School from 1972- 1989,...
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Charles Thomas Cherry, 83

Charles Thomas Cherry, 83

Charles Thomas Cherry, 83, of Huntingtown, formerly of Berwyn, MD, passed away November 28, 2016 at his residence. Loving son of Marie Stein Cherry and Joseph Cummings Cherry, cherished husband of Dorothy Reed Cherry (deceased). Survived by stepson, Jack Reed, niece Bonnie Bergstrom (Raymond) and nephew Stephen Cherry (Denise). Also, survived by many great-nieces,...
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Kirt Daniel Parker, Jr., 21

Kirt Daniel Parker, Jr., 21

Kirt Daniel Parker, Jr., 21 of King George, VA passed away on December 3, 2016 in Benedict, MD. Kirt was the son of Kirt Parker, Sr. and Wendy Parker. He was born in La Plata, MD on July 9, 1995. Kirt graduated from Thomas Stone High School in 2013. He enjoyed Xbox, motorcyles, Chipotle,...
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Richard Bruce Ferguson, 69

Richard Bruce Ferguson, 69

Richard Bruce Ferguson, 69, of California MD, born to late Donald and Rose Marie Ferguson, passed peacefully surrounded by loved ones at Charles Regional Hospital on Saturday December 3, 2016. He is survived by his only child, daughter, Holly Fleshman, who is expecting the first grandchild next month with husband Nick Fleshman. Also surviving,...
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Alice “Joyce” Kabosky, 84

Alice “Joyce” Kabosky, 84

Alice “Joyce” Kabosky, 84 of Mechanicsville, MD passed away on December 1, 2016 at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, D.C. Joyce was born on January 12, 1932 to the late June Edward Wallmark and the late Marie M. Montgomery in Washington, DC. She greatly enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, sewing, knitting, gardening,...
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James (Jim) Daniel Trent, Jr., 90

James (Jim) Daniel Trent, Jr., 90

Beloved husband and father, James (Jim) Daniel Trent, Jr., age 90, of Lexington Park, Maryland, died peacefully on December 1, 2016, at MedStar Washington Hospital Center, surrounded by family. Born May 24, 1926, in Seat Pleasant, MD, he was preceded in death by his parents, James Daniel Trent, Sr., and Lanta Mae Hastings Trent,...
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James Oakley Tennyson (Jackie), 77

James Oakley Tennyson (Jackie), 77

James Oakley Tennyson (Jackie), a life-long resident of Chaptico, MD, passed away on December 3, 2016 at St. Mary’s Hospital surrounded by his loving family. Jackie was born on April 1, 1939 to Raymond and Thelma Tennyson. With nine siblings, Jackie grew up in the small town of Chaptico learning how to love and...
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Robert Louis “Bob” Cope, 70

Robert Louis “Bob” Cope, 70, of Solomons, MD passed away on November 26, 2016 at Future Care Pineview in Clinton, MD. Born February 10, 1946 in Collinsville, PA, he was the son of the late Louis Cope and Lois (Grimes) Cope. Bob served in the U.S. Army for twenty one years, 1968 until 1989....
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Fred Thomas Gheen, 88

Fred Thomas Gheen, 88

Fred Thomas Gheen, 88 of Mechanicsville, MD passed away at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown, MD on December 2, 2016. Fred was born on July 4, 1928 in Granite Quarry, NC to the late William Thomas Gheen and the late Lizzie Lentz Gheen. In addition to his parents, Fred was predeceased by his...
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James Norris Coulby, 79

James Norris Coulby, 79

James Norris Coulby, 79 of Brandywine, MD passed away at his residence in Brandywine on December 1, 2016. James was the son of the late Edgar M. Coulby and the late Irene A. Stine Coulby. He was born in Washington, D.C. James was a Plumber by trade. His hobbies included collecting watches and clocks,...
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James Gorman Thomas, 96

James Gorman Thomas, 96

James Gorman Thomas was born on September 20, 1920 to the late Joseph Ignatius and Mary Ira Smith Thomas. Gorman was the sixth of eight children: McDowell Thomas, Evelyn Clark, Virgie Somerville, Ogden Thomas, Geraldine Chase, Hazel Biscoe and Clara Thomas, all who preceded him in death. Gorman departed this life on Wednesday, November...
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Jennifer “Jenny” Norma Adell Baden, 71

Jennifer “Jenny” Norma Adell Baden, 71

Jennifer “Jenny” Norma Adell Baden, 71, of Hollywood, MD formerly from Accokeek MD passed away on November 29, 2016 at her home in Hollywood, MD. Born on July 24, 1945 in Washington, DC, she was the daughter of the late Norine Estelle Berry Adell and William Carl Adell. Jenny is survived by her loving...
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Mary Helen Buckler, 84

Mary Helen Buckler, 84, of Prince Frederick, Maryland died peacefully on November 30, 2016 at The Hermitage of Solomons. The daughter of the late John and Catherine Fanning Riordan, she was born in New York City on June 4, 1932. She attended the Saint Anslem School and graduated from Walton High School, an all...
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Olivia “Livvy” Carroll Martin, 39

Olivia “Livvy” Carroll Martin, 39

Olivia “Livvy” Carroll Martin, 39, of California, MD died peacefully in her sleep on Friday, November 25, 2016. She was born October 14, 1977 in Abington, PA. She is survived by her parents, Michelle and Ray Jordan and her father Kurt Stephen Martin. Livvy graduated from Central Bucks East High School. She was an...
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Meleny Heather Wallace, 49

Meleny Heather Wallace, 49

Meleny Heather Wallace, 49, of Piney Point, MD died Saturday, November 26, 2016. She was born December 13, 1966 in Eureka, CA to the late George Joseph O’Rourke and Deanna Dawn Riley of Billings, MT. On April 11, 1990 Heather married her beloved husband, Troy Robert Wallace in Kalispell, MT. They spent the first...
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Lester Hofmann, 82

Lester Hofmann, 82

Lester Hofmann, 82 of Leonardtown Md. passed away at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown, Md. on November 27, 2016. Lester was born on November 26, 1934 to the late Karl Hofmann and the late Mattie Croom Hofmann in Washington Dc. Lester was an Iron Worker all his life and was the owner of...
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Sandra “Sandy” Lorretta Thomas, 76

Sandra “Sandy” Lorretta Thomas, 76

Sandra “Sandy” Lorretta Thomas, 76, of Avenue, MD formerly from Upper Marlboro, MD passed away on November 27, 2016 at her residence. Born on August 9, 1940 in Washington, DC. She was the daughter of the late Hazel Lorretta Posey and Howard Posey. Sandy was the loving wife of Robert Paul Thomas, Sr. whom...
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Sherry Lynn Bunnell, 46

Sherry Lynn Bunnell, 46

Sherry Lynn Bunnell, age 46, passed away November 24, 2016 at Suburban Hospital, Bethesda, MD. Born May 13, 1970 in Washington, DC, she was the daughter of Thomas Martin Chinault and Livia Jeanette Matise. Sherry worked as a Pharmacy Technician at Giant Food in California, MD. She wanted to retire from Giant and become...
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Jane Mattingly Gough

Jane Mattingly Gough

Jane Mattingly Gough, long-time resident of Leonardtown, Maryland, passed away peacefully at Spring Village at Wildewood Assisted Living Community on Thanksgiving evening, Thursday, November 24, 2016. Born in Baltimore on April 16, 1934, Jane and her family returned to Leonardtown when she was a young child. Jane lived in her family home until her...
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Mary Ellen Margaret (Carbone) Courtet, 95

Mary Ellen Margaret (Carbone) Courtet, 95

Mary Ellen Margaret (Carbone) Courtet, 95, of Leonardtown, MD died on Thursday, November 24, 2016 at her residence. She was born on September 30, 1921 in Webster, PA to the late Anthony Carbone and Jennie Laurenzo Carbone. Margaret was raised in Western Pensylvania and graduated from Union Township High School, New Castle, PA and...
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Joseph Wade Mattingly, 88

Joseph Wade Mattingly, 88

Joseph Wade Mattingly, 88, of Leonardtown, MD passed away on November 22, 2016 in Leonardtown, MD. Born on January 30, 1928 in Compton, MD, he was the son of the late Agnes E. Bowles and John Freeman Mattingly. Wade is survived by his siblings: Mary Catherine Sipe of PA, Noema Hutzell, VA, Donald Mattingly...
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Britany Ann Hayden, 37

Britany Ann Hayden, 37

Britany Ann Hayden, 37, of Ridge, MD passed away on Monday, November 21, 2016. Born on May 4, 1979, in Leonardtown, MD, she was the daughter of the late Michael A. Hayden and Pamela J. Hayden. She graduated from Leonardtown High School in 1997. Britany was passionate about cooking and worked in several restaurants...
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