Obituaries

Mary Alice Wingo, 76

Mary Alice Wingo, 76

Mary Alice Wingo, 76, of Charlotte Hall, MD passed away on March 19, 2017. Born on February 18, 1941 in Beckley, W. VA. To the late Clarence J. Meadows and Mildred Thompson. Mary is also predeceased by a Brother, Clarence Meadows. Mary is survived by her Husband, Kenneth Wing. Sons, Noel E. Profit (Krista),...
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Patsy Lee Brummitt, 84

Patsy Lee Brummitt, 84

Patsy Lee Brummitt, 84, of La Plata, MD formerly of Fort Washington, MD passed away on Saturday March 18, 2017 at Calvert Memorial Hospital, Prince Frederick, MD. Born in Clintwood, VA she was a daughter of the late Henry S. and Dixie (Puckett) Edwards. She was the beloved wife of the late Troy A....
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Joanna Catharina Smith, 94,

Joanna Catharina Smith, 94,

Joanna Catharina Smith, 94, of Clinton, MD, passed away on Sunday, March 19, 2017 at MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center. Joanna was predeceased by her husband, Sherman Coe Smith. She is survived by her children, James S. Smith (Lilly) and Linda M. Worthington (Dan). She was a loving grandmother to: Kristine M. Thomas (Mike),...
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Teresa Adoremarie Kane, 80

Teresa Adoremarie Kane, 80

Teresa Adoremarie Kane, 80, of Leonardtown, MD died Saturday, March 18, 2017 at her home unexpectedly from natural causes. Teresa Adoremarie Summers Kane was born March 7, 1937, in Philadelphia, PA, the daughter of the late Charles Farren Summers and Helen Antonio Summers. She was united in marriage to James Alfred Kane, Sr. on...
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Stonewall Jackson Horsman, 67

Stonewall Jackson Horsman, 67

Stonewall Jackson Horsman, 67, of Brandywine, Maryland passed away on March 16, 2017 in Clinton, Maryland. Born on May 6, 1949, he was the son of the late Perry Leroy Horsman and the late Annie Scott Horsman. Stonewall worked as a carpenter, retiring in 2007. He enjoyed watching sports on TV, especially the Dallas...
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Prentice Cooper Maxwell, 77

Prentice Cooper Maxwell, 77

Prentice Cooper Maxwell, 77, of Waldorf, MD passed away on March 15, 2017. He was the son of the late Grady Model Maxwell and the late Josie Pack Maxwell. Prentice was born in Smithville, TN on May 5, 1939. Prentice worked as an Assistant Superintendent of the House Document Room for the U.S. House...
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Michelle McBride, 52

Michelle McBride, 52

Michelle McBride, 52, of Hollywood, MD passed away March 14, 2017 at MedStar Washington Hospital Center in Washington, D.C., with her loving family at her side. She was born September 21, 1964 in Binghamton, NY to Mary Jacqueline Mills of Binghamton, NY and the late Richard Mills. Michelle earned her Associate of Arts degree...
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Martin Henry Russell, 87

Martin Henry Russell, 87

Martin Henry Russell, 87, of Ridge, MD, passed away on March 20, 2017 in Leonardtown, MD. Born on August 3, 1929 in Chaptico, MD, he was the son of the late Rose Alice Suite Russell, and George Clayton Russell. Martin was the loving husband of Minnie Josephine Courtney Russell, whom he married on August...
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Linda Mae Pilkerton, 71

Linda Mae Pilkerton, 71

Linda Mae Pilkerton, 71 of Leonardtown, MD formerly from Valley Lee, MD passed away on March 20, 2017 in Leonardtown, MD. Born on February 1, 1946 in Drayden, MD, she was the daughter of the late Sara Perry Adams, and George Thomas Adams. Linda was the loving wife of the late James Rudolph Pilkerton...
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Rufus “Butch” Wilson O’Hara, 89

Rufus “Butch” Wilson O’Hara, 89

Rufus “Butch” Wilson O’Hara, 89, took the hand of our Lord in the early morning hours of Friday, March 17, 2017. To his grandchildren he was known as Pop Pop. For over 30 years he was a resident of Glen Burnie, MD and lived in Hollywood, MD for the last 20 years. Butch was...
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William “Bill” Parker Cloyes, 95

William “Bill” Parker Cloyes, 95

William “Bill” Parker Cloyes passed away early on Friday, March 17, 2017, at his home in Maryland in the Asbury Solomons Island retirement community. His death was confirmed by his wife of 38 years, Dolores (Nelson) Cloyes. He was 95 years old. Bill Cloyes was born in Springfield, Massachusetts on December 8, 1921, in...
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Warren Alexander Statesman, Sr. 85

Warren Alexander Statesman, Sr. 85

Warren Alexander Statesman, Sr. 85, of Valley Lee, MD passed away on March 11, 2017 in Leonardtown, MD. Born on June 22, 1931 in Valley Lee, MD he was the son of the late Mary Cutchember Statesman and Ellis Statesman. Warren was the loving husband of Priscilla Mae Statesman, whom he married in St....
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Dolores Mae Moore, 86

Dolores Mae Moore, 86

Dolores Mae Moore, 86, of Chaptico, MD passed away on March 16, 2017 at her home. Born on February 21, 1931, in Washington, DC, she was the daughter of the late Forrest Wills and the late Anastacia Tomalavich Wills. Dolores worked at the Census Bureau and in doctor’s offices and was a homemaker. She...
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Mary Elizabeth Floyd “Betty” Bogie, 93

Mary Elizabeth Floyd “Betty” Bogie, 93

Mary Elizabeth Floyd “Betty” Bogie, 93, of Leonardtown, MD passed away March 16, 2017 at St. Mary’s Nursing Center in Leonardtown, MD surrounded by her loving family. She was born July 9, 1923 in Leonardtown, MD to the late Erich and Eleanor Miller Floyd. On February 19, 1949, Betty married her beloved husband, James...
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Joseph Andrew “Joe” Potanka, Jr., 70

Joseph Andrew “Joe” Potanka, Jr., 70

Joseph Andrew “Joe” Potanka, Jr., 70, of Hollywood, MD passed away March 15, 2017 at Hospice House of St. Mary’s with his loving family at his side. He was born November 22, 1946 in New Britain, CT to the late Jean and Joseph Potanka, Sr. Joe was many things to many people; a son,...
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Donald Francis Purdy, 75

Donald Francis Purdy, 75

Donald Francis Purdy, 75, of Somerset, PA (formerly of Hughesville, MD) passed away March 12, 2017 at Somerset Hospital in Somerset, PA, surrounded by his loving family. He was born November 29, 1941 in Washington, D.C. to the late Wilson Jerome Purdy and Catherine Teresa Magill. Donald was a dedicated employee of Giant Foods...
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Bonnie Gaye Burch, 72

Bonnie Gaye Burch, 72

Bonnie Gaye Burch, age 72 of La Plata, Maryland, died March 13, 2017 at the University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Center in La Plata, Maryland. Bonnie was a homemaker and was of the Baptist faith. She was also a grandma who loved Elvis. She was the daughter of Lawrence Lincoln Lindsay and Leona...
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Roberta Jean Kieliger, 81

Roberta Jean Kieliger, 81

Roberta Jean Kieliger, age 81, of La Plata, MD, passed away March 14, 2017 at home from causes related to MDS, a long-term illness. She was born in Binghamton, NY in 1936 and is survived by her husband, Robert Kieliger; daughter, Cindy Beck; sisters, Mary Smith and Kathy Busick; grandson, David Beck; and great-grandchildren,...
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Abraham Meagher, 50

Abraham Meagher, 50

Our beloved Abraham Meagher, retired Senior Chief Petty Officer of the United States Navy, died 9 March 2017. He is survived by his loving wife Karen, his mother Mary; 5 siblings: Mary, Evelyn, Kenneth, Martha, and David; 5 nieces whom he loved as if they were his own daughters: Veronica, Mary, Maddy, Caroline, and...
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Evelyn (Leah) Connors

Evelyn (Leah) Connors, a resident of Asbury Solomons Retirement Community, died on Friday, March 10, 2017. Born on April 29, 1924 in Long Branch, New Jersey, she was the daughter of John Eisele and Maude Collard Eisele. She was the beloved wife of Eugene Thomas Connors, also a resident of Asbury Solomons, and the...
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Arthur William “Billy” Griffith, 79

Arthur William “Billy” Griffith, 79

Arthur William “Billy” Griffith, 79, of Huntingtown passed away March 15, 2017 at Washington Hospital Center. He was born February 10, 1938 in Washington, D.C. to William Arthur, Sr. and Grace Marie (King) Griffith. Billy was raised in Southern Maryland, and was employed as a carpenter with the Local 132 Union. Billy married his...
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Loretta Ann (Cleary) Groves

Loretta Ann (Cleary) Groves

Loretta Ann (Cleary) Groves passed away peacefully on March 16, 2017 at Calvert Memorial Hospital after a short illness. She was born in Washington, DC on July 9, 1932, and spent most of her life in Mitchellville, MD, living close to her large family, raising four daughters with her husband Jimmy, and working for...
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Jean Docie Carey, 93

Jean Docie Carey, 93

Jean Docie Carey, 93, of Owings, MD passed away March 15, 2017 at her residence. She was born November 29, 1923 in Alexandria, VA to John Edward and Annie Lee (Frye) Barrick. She was a 1942 graduate of Eastern High School in Washington, DC. Jean was employed with the Federal Government as a secretary....
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Christine “Tina” Newgent , 67

Christine “Tina” Newgent , 67

Christine “Tina” Newgent , 67, of Broomes Island, Md passed away March 15, 2017 at the Burnett Calvert Hospice House. Christine was born March 10, 1950 in Washington, DC. She was raised in Landover Hills, Md and graduated from Elizabeth Seton High School in 1968. Known for her love of entertaining and making everyone...
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Jacqueline Grace O’Shea, 84

Jacqueline Grace O’Shea, 84

Jacqueline Grace O’Shea, 84, of Chesapeake Beach passed away March 14, 2017 at Calvert Memorial Hospital. She was born January 11, 1933 in Baltimore to Martin and Lenora (Wilson) Holmsted. Jacqueline was raised in Baltimore City and graduated from Eastern High School. She married Woodley O’Shea on January 13, 1951 and they made their...
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