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Alice Neenah Gilmer, 74

Alice Neenah Gilmer, 74

Alice Neenah Gilmer, 74, of LaPlata, MD passed away on September 7, 2017 at the Hospice House of Charles County in Waldorf, MD. Neenah was born on December 9, 1942 in Jacksonville, FL to the late Richard Tidwell and the late Juanita Hicks Tidwell. She is survived by her loving husband, Frank Gilmer; daughters,...
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Barry Clinton McFarland, 65

Barry Clinton McFarland, 65

Barry Clinton McFarland, 65, of Huntingtown passed away September 9, 2017 at his home, surrounded by his family. He was born May 28, 1952 in Bluefield, WV to Robert and Meldora (Hyder) McFarland. Barry was raised in Maryland and the DC suburbs, graduating from Potomac High School. He then attended the University of Maryland...
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William Edward “Bill” Payne, 88

William Edward “Bill” Payne, 88

Bill Payne, 88 years young, of Friendship, MD passed away in the morning hours of September 12, 2017. He lived a long life full of love, family, hard work and great memories. Bill’s story starts in Memphis, TN on November 11, 1928. He was the eldest child of Henry and Clara Belle Payne. He...
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Norman Hamilton Rea, III, “Norm”, 63

Norman Hamilton Rea, III, “Norm”, 63

Norman Hamilton Rea, III, “Norm”, 63, of St. Leonard, MD passed away on September 8, 2017 in Prince Frederick, MD. He was born on January 19th, 1954 in Pittsburgh, PA to Norman and Barbara Rea. Norm was raised in Pittsburgh, and graduated from Shaler Area High School in 1972 where he met his wife,...
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Laura Evelyn Lorraine (Hopkins) Swindell, 80

Laura Evelyn Lorraine (Hopkins) Swindell, 80

Laura Evelyn Lorraine (Hopkins) Swindell, 80, of North Beach passed away September 11, 2017, surrounded by family. She was born June 22, 1937 in Beltsville to James Albert and Laura Evelyn (Ridgeway) Hopkins. Evelyn was raised in Bowie and graduated from Bladensburg High School in 1956. She married William Swindell on June 22, 1957....
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Joseph Francis “Joe” Brown, 76

Joseph Francis “Joe” Brown, 76

Joseph Francis “Joe” Brown, 76, of Chesapeake Beach passed away September 7, 2017 at his residence. He was born April 19, 1941 in Washington, D.C. to Paul Hillman Sr. and Eleanor (O’Donnoghue) Brown. Joe joined the United States Navy in 1958 and was honorably discharged in 1961. Joe married Dorothy Lee “Dottie” Kijewski on...
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Joye W. Berry, 72

Joye W. Berry, 72

Joye W. Berry, age 72 of Waldorf, Maryland, died September 10, 2017. Joye was a homemaker and was of the Baptist faith. In her earlier years, she worked for METRO as a safety inspector. She loved cooking, gardening, camping, going to Myrtle Beach, and taking care of her dog, Nickie. She was the daughter...
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Barbara Lee Richmond Knuckles, 86

Barbara Lee Richmond Knuckles, 86

Barbara Lee Richmond Knuckles, 86 of La Plata, Maryland, died September 10, 2017. Barbara was a good homemaker and was of the Methodist faith. In her early years, she worked for 17 years with Woodward & Lothrup Store. She was a member of the Sisters of Heart (breast cancer) and she loved doing crafts....
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Robert (Bob) Michael Fox, 73

Robert (Bob) Michael Fox, 73

Robert (Bob) Michael Fox, 73, of Lexington Park, MD formerly from Huntingtown, MD passed away on September 12, 2017 at his residence. Born on September 19, 1943, he was the son of the late Nettie Elizabeth Fox and William Woodrow Fox. Bob is survived by his wife JoAnn Elizabeth Fox, whom he married on...
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Mary Grace Lynch, 75

Mary Grace Lynch, 75

Mary Grace Lynch of Charlotte Hall, Maryland, died on September 9, 2017 at the Charles County Hospice House in Waldorf. She was 75 years old. Born on December 13, 1941 in Baltimore, Maryland, she was the daughter of the late Sarah Elizabeth and the late James W. Kirby. Mary Grace worked at the Census...
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Carol Kellis, 74

Carol Kellis, 74

Carol Kellis, age 74 of Great Mills, MD passed away after a courageous battle on September 6, 2017 at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown, MD. Carol was born on April 25th, 1943 to the late Flora and Stephen Lambertson of Monmouth, NJ. Carol is survived by her devoted and loving husband of almost...
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DeVaughn Savoy

DeVaughn Savoy suddenly passed away Saturday, September 9, 2017. Family and friends will unite on Saturday, September 16, 2017 from 10:00 am until time of service at 10:30 am at Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home, 2294 Old Washington Rd, Waldorf, MD. Interment is private. Family appreciates all support and asks that monetary donations be sent via...
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Charles Anthony

Charles Anthony

Charles Anthony departed this earthly life on Saturday, September 9, 2017. Friends may visit with the family on Friday, September 22, 2017 from 10 am until time of Life Celebration Service at 11 am at Ark of Safety Christian Church located at 9402 Marlboro Pike in Upper Marlboro, MD. The interment will be private.
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Clarence E. Darr, 90

Clarence E. Darr, 90

Clarence E. Darr, 90, of Mechanicsville, MD passed away on September 11, 2017 at UM Charles Regional Medical Center in La Plata, MD. Clarence was born on November 3, 1926 to the late Harvey Darr and the late Mable Brickley Darr in Burnside, PA. Clarence retired as the Chief Engineer in charge of the...
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Barbara Wise Mudd, 84

Barbara Wise Mudd, 84

Barbara Wise Mudd, 84 of Waldorf, MD passed away on September 10, 2017 at Washington Hospital Center in Washington, DC. Barbara was born on July 11, 1933 in Rock Point MD to the late Herbert and Grace Wise. She was the youngest of four children and was preceded in death by her brother Everett...
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Charles Raphael “Britches” Carroll, 89

Charles Raphael “Britches” Carroll, 89

Charles Raphael “Britches” Carroll, 89 of Lexington Park (Bay Forest), died on Thursday, September 7, 2017 at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital, Leonardtown, MD. He was born August 17, 1928 in Dameron, MD. He was the son of the late James W. and Mary Elizabeth Trossback Carroll. Britches was a lifelong resident of St. Mary’s...
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Mary C. Knobel, 81

Mary C. Knobel, 81

Mary C. Knobel, 81, of Mechanicsville, passed peacefully on Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017 at Washington Adventist Hospital. Mary was born in Washington D.C. on June 3, 1936 to the late Ethel and John Wheatley. Mary attended St. Mary’s School of Bryantown and worked for Keller Bus Service for many years. She was an avid...
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Robert N. Markovich, 82

Robert N. Markovich, 82, of Germantown, Maryland, passed away peacefully on Saturday, September 9, 2017 at Charlotte Hall Veterans Home. Robert was born in Pennsylvania to the late Julius and Mary Simon Markovich. He enlisted in the Marine Corps at age 17 and served aboard the U.S.S. Antietam as a Marine Guard. After his...
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Lt. Col. Robert A. “Bob”Maddox, USAF, Ret., 87

Lt. Col. Robert A. “Bob”Maddox, USAF, Ret., 87, of St Mary’s City, MD passed away September 8, 2017, at Christiana Hospital in Newark, DE. Bob was born May 30, 1930 in Washington, D.C. to the late Alvin Scott Maddox and Marjorie Southworth Maddox. Following graduation from Anacostia HS in 1949 Bob joined the USNR...
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Evie Marie Campbell

Evie Marie Campbell, infant, passed away September 6, 2017 in the arms of her Mommy and Daddy. Evie was born on August 18, 2017 to Brian Kenneth Campbell and Brandi Nicole Shorter Campbell. Evie is survived by her parents, grandparents, Steve and Diana Shorter and Sheila Campbell, her sisters Kayla Lance and Aliyah Campbell,...
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Christopher J. Parkes, 55

Christopher J. Parkes, 55

Christopher J. Parkes, formerly of Lusby, Maryland joined his parents in heaven on August 25th at the age of 55. Chris is survived by his wife of 32 years, Tracy “TJ” (Fisher) Parkes; daughter Courtney; brothers Stephen and Gregory Parkes; uncles John Fencik, Doug Parkes and Rick Parkes; and several cousins and their families....
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Stephen Andrew Thompson, 54

Stephen Andrew Thompson, 54

Stephen Andrew Thompson, 54, of Huntingtown, Maryland passed away on September 9, 2017 in Prince Frederick, Maryland. He was born on December 14, 1962 in Washington DC to Carol Trevey and the late Thomas G. Thompson. Stephen had a very calming demeaner and could turn the darkest situations around and end up with all...
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MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center Achieves Highest Level of Care Ranking for Treatment of Elderly Patients

MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center Achieves Highest Level of Care Ranking  for Treatment of Elderly Patients

MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center is proud to announce it has earned NICHE Level 4 status for its exemplary care of elderly patients. NICHE stands for Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders.  Hospitals achieve NICHE rankings by completing tasks and working together to improve geriatric care.  To achieve high rankings, hospitals create interdisciplinary teams...
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Walden 4th Annual Fundraising Event – Friday, September 29th 2017

Walden 4th Annual Fundraising Event – Friday, September 29th 2017

St Mary’s has always been a “Community that Cares” about the most vulnerable.  In that spirit, and in recognition of the devastation caused by hurricanes Harvey and Irma, we have made the difficult decision to cancel our annual fundraiser planned for September 29h. Firstly, we would like to thank our valued supporters of our...
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Donors Warned of Charity Scams in the Wake of Irma

Donors Warned of Charity Scams in the Wake of Irma

Appeals for charitable donations will surge as the East Coast reels from the effects of Category 4 Hurricane Irma. To add insult to injury, Hurricanes Jose and Katia are on the heels of Irma. Generous Marylanders will donate to provide relief for those impacted by these horrific disasters. “Donors need to be vigilant and...
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