Obituaries

Theresa “Terry” Ann Kuster Lamanna, 59

Theresa “Terry” Ann Kuster Lamanna, 59

Theresa “Terry” Ann Kuster Lamanna departed this earthly life on August 20, 2014 after a long illness. Terry was born on April 27, 1955 to Wayne (Joanne) Kuster and Barbara (Jerry) Beckman Korn in Severn, MD. Terry was predeceased by her husband Joseph Lamanna and her grandparents. In addition to her parents, she is...
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Norman T. Toledo, 48

Norman T. Toledo, 48

Norman T. Toledo, 48 of Lexington Park, MD passed away on August 24, 2014 at MedStar Washington Hospital Center. Born November 4, 1965 in Bugallon Pangasinan, Philippines, he was the son of Gertrudes (Terria) Toledo and the late Cayetano Toledo. Norman married the love of his life, Cecile Toledo, on March 11, 1992, in...
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Cary Michael Anderson “Buck”, 34

Cary Michael Anderson “Buck”, 34, of Dameron, MD passed away in West Virginia on August 18, 2014. Born on March 17, 1980 in Baltimore, MD, he was the son of Amy Mae Anderson of Dameron, MD, and Charles William Anderson, Jr. of Calvert County, MD. Cary is survived by his sister Faith Lynn Anderson...
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John F. Stone, Sr., 67

John F. Stone, Sr., 67

John F. Stone, Sr., 67 of Leonardtown, MD passed away August 25, 2014 at MedStar Washington Hospital Center. Born on April 27, 1947 in Leonardtown, MD, he was the son of the late Joseph V. Stone and Mary Mildred Johnson. John proudly served in the United States Army from July 1966 to his honorable discharge...
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Patricia “Patty” Ruth Zwick, 80

Patricia “Patty” Ruth Zwick, 80

Patricia “Patty” Ruth Zwick, 80 of Mechanicsville, MD passed away on August 25, 2014 in Leonardtown, MD. Born on August 15, 1934 in Columbus, OH, she was the daughter of the late Doris and James Smith of Columbus, OH. Patty was the loving wife of the late Louis C. Zwick, Sr., whom she married...
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Dr. Valentine “Val” Ojo, 66

Dr. Valentine “Val” Ojo, 66

Dr. Valentine “Val” Ojo of Tall Timbers, MD passed away August 23, 2014, after a protracted illness; surrounded by his loving family. Born on February 14, 1948 in Ondo, Nigeria, Val was the eldest child of the late Chief Jerome Ojo (Baba D2) and Rose Eunice Ojo. He obtained his early childhood education at...
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Paul “Kevin” Merkle, 52

Paul “Kevin” Merkle, 52

Paul “Kevin” Merkle, 52 of Port Republic, MD passed away on August 23, 2014 in Washington D.C. Kevin was born on October 1, 1961, in Montgomery County to the late Janet Merkle and Paul Merkle. He is also preceded in death by his beloved dog “Elvis”. He lived in Calvert County and graduated from...
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Elizabeth Ann Dern, 80

Elizabeth Ann Dern, 80

Elizabeth Ann Dern, 80 of Prince Frederick, MD, passed away on August 20, 2014 in Broomes Island, MD. She was born on January 9, 1934 in Gastonia, NC to the late Elizabeth Q. and Arvel August Phifer. In her younger years, Elizabeth worked for P.G. County, as the Director of Day Camp. She liked to...
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Beverly Blend, 83

Beverly Blend, 83

Beverly Blend, 83 of Manning, SC passed away peacefully at her residence on August 16, 2014. She was born on November 25, 1930 in Clearfield, PA to the late Frank Edgar and Elizabeth Annetta Armes. In 1948, Beverly married the love of her life Clifford C. Blend. As a Marine wife, she moved throughout...
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Katrina Houser

Katrina Houser

Suddenly on August 5, 2014, Katrina Houser departed this earthly life. Family and friends will unite for a Memorial Service on Saturday, August 23, 2014 from 10:00 am until 11:00 am at Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home, 2294 Old Washington Road, Waldorf, MD.
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Edward Sheffey

Edward Sheffey

Peacefully on August 20, 2014, Edward Sheffey departed this earthly life. Family and friends will unite on Monday, August 25, 2014 from 10:00 am until time of service at 11:00 am at Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home, 2294 Old Washington Road, Waldorf, MD. Interment immediately following at Heritage Memorial Cemetery, Waldorf, MD.
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Richard Wayne Paul, 33

Richard Wayne Paul, 33

Richard Wayne Paul, 33 of Mechanicsville, MD passed away August 16, 2014 at his residence. Born July 6, 1981 in Baltimore, MD he was the son of William Edward and Shirley Paul. Richard attended Westminster High School in Westminster, MD. He worked as a painter and flooring installer. He enjoyed motor cross, four wheel...
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Mary Agnes “Aggs” Plunkett, 72

Mary Agnes “Aggs” Plunkett, 72

Mary Agnes “Aggs” Plunkett, 72 of Avenue, MD passed away on August 16, 2014 in Washington, D.C. Born on May 29, 1942 in Leonardtown, MD, she was the loving daughter of the late Mary Agnes Guy Hammett, and Howard Vincent Hammett. Mary Agnes is survived by her loving husband Russell Clayton Plunkett, children; Greg...
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William Norman Elliott, Jr.

William Norman Elliott, Jr.

William Norman “Uncle Norman” Elliott, Jr., 70 of California, MD, formerly of Mechanicsville, MD passed away on August 17, 2014 in Callaway, MD. William was born on June 27, 1944 in Leonardtown, MD; he was the son of the late Mary Adele Morgan and William Norman Elliott, Sr. William is survived by his loving...
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Clarence Leroy “Lee” Wilkinson, Sr., 81

Clarence Leroy “Lee” Wilkinson, Sr., 81

Clarence Leroy “Lee” Wilkinson, Sr., 81 of Brandywine, MD passed away on August 18, 2014 at Charles County Nursing & Rehab Center in La Plata, MD. He was born on May 10, 1933 in Prince George’s County, MD to the late George F. Wilkinson and the late Mary Helen (Tippett) Wilkinson. Lee loved playing...
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Helena Mae Fenwic

Helena Mae Fenwic

Helena Mae Fenwick was born to the late Edna P. (Bennett) and Simon Corbin on October 16, 1924 in Ridge, MD. She peacefully departed this life at Genesis Health Care — La Plata Center in La Plata, MD on Wednesday, August 13, 2014. A loving mother, grandmother, aunt, sister, and friend to many –...
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Gracie L. Barne

Gracie L. Barne

Peacefully on August 15, 2014 Gracie L. Barnes departed this earthly life at Southern Maryland Hospital. Family and friends will unite on Monday, August 25, 2014 from 10:00 am until time of service 11:00 am at Mt. Ennon Baptist Church, 9832 Piscataway Road, Clinton, MD 20735. Interment will be held on Wednesday, August 27,...
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Joseph Kelsey Holton, 76

Joseph Kelsey Holton, 76

Joseph Kelsey Holton, 76 of Loveville, MD, passed away on August 16, 2014. Family and friends will unite on Friday, August 22, 2014 for visitation at 10 am until time of service at 11 am at Gospel Tabernacle of Prayer Church, 24516 Budds Creek Road, Clements, MD. Interment to follow at Ebenezer AME Church...
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James Alvin “Sonny” Russell, Jr., 72

James Alvin “Sonny” Russell, Jr., 72

James Alvin “Sonny” Russell, Jr., 72, of Piney Point, MD passed away in his home on August 16, 2014. Born on April 14, 1942 in St. George Island, MD, he was the loving son of the late Myrtle Poe Russell and James A. Russell, Sr. He was preceded in death by his wife Patricia...
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Sandra Kay Thompson, 63

Sandra Kay Thompson, 63

Sandra Kay Thompson, 63 of Mechanicsville, MD passed away at her residence surrounded by her loving family on August 14, 2014. Born on November 16, 1950, she was the daughter of the late Livy Ann Bowles and Joseph Herman Bowles. Kay was the loving wife of Francis Courtney Thompson whom she married on October...
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John Frederick “Tex” Turner, 68

John Frederick “Tex” Turner, 68

John Frederick “Tex” Turner, 68 of Lexington Park, MD, formally of San Antonio, Texas passed away at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital, Leonardtown, MD on August 14, 2014. Born November 20, 1945 in San Antonio, TX, he was the son of the late John D. and Dorothy Rawlins Turner. Tex served a tour in the...
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Genevieve Julia Post, 87

Genevieve Julia Post, 87

Genevieve Julia Post, 87 of Leonardtown, MD passed away August 15, 2014 at Solomons Nursing Center in Solomons, MD. Born August 21, 1926 in Waterbury, CT she was the daughter of the late Frank Penevich and Julia Burba Penevich. Genevieve celebrated over 50 wonderful years of marriage to her late husband, Alfred John Post,...
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David Alexander Clarke, Sr. 59

David Alexander Clarke, Sr. 59

David Alexander Clarke, Sr. 59 of Lexington Park, MD passed away August 15, 2014 at Hospice House of St. Mary’s in Callaway, MD. Born June 29, 1955 in Leonardtown, MD he was the son of the late George Willard Clarke, Jr. and Catherine Coombs Clarke. David was a lifelong resident of St. Mary’s County....
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Francis Allen “Tiny” Howard, 75

Francis Allen “Tiny” Howard, 75

Francis Allen “Tiny” Howard, 75 of Waldorf, MD passed away on August 12, 2014. He was born on February 10, 1939 in Washington, D.C. to the late James C. Howard and the late Loretta Gardiner Howard. Tiny retired early at the age of 55 from C & P Telephone Company. He enjoyed woodworking, fishing,...
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David Edward Foye, Sr.

David Edward Foye, Sr.

David Edward Foye, Sr. was called to his eternal rest on Tuesday, August 12, 2014. Family and friends will unite on Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home, 2294 Old Washington Road, Waldorf, MD from 10:00 a.m. until time of service at 11:00 a.m. Interment will be at Cheltenham Maryland Veteran Cemetery at...
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