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Nancie Anne Schalk Johnson

Nancie Anne Schalk Johnson

Nancie Anne Schalk Johnson passed away peacefully on May 3, 2024, in her favorite reclining chair and surrounded by family and friends. She was predeceased by her father, Lou Wellington Schalk III, mother, Lorraine Schalk, twin sisters Pamela and Janet Schalk, and stepmother, Doris Schalk. She is survived by her children Monique Wright (husband...
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Albert Earl Watson II

Albert Earl Watson II

Albert Earl Watson II, a beloved husband, father, and grandfather passed away on May 3rd, 2024 in Washington, DC. He was born on January 16th, 1952 in St. Lucie, Florida to the late Earl Watson and Pearl Moye. Albert was a devoted family man who leaves behind his loving wife Neva; daughter Beth Hawkins...
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AT1 Howard Perry Pinnell, USN, (Ret.), 59,

AT1 Howard Perry Pinnell, USN, (Ret.), 59,

AT1 Howard Perry Pinnell, USN, (Ret.), 59, of Callaway, MD passed away at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, DC with his loving family at his side. He was born on May 21, 1964 in Salisbury, MD to William Perry Pinnell, Jr. and Patricia Suzann (nee: Jones) Pinnell of Callaway, MD. Howard is a...
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Charles Benedict “Dickie” Gatton, 83,

Charles Benedict “Dickie” Gatton, 83,

Charles Benedict “Dickie” Gatton, 83 of Leonardtown, MD passed away on May 8,2024 peacefully in his home, with his loving family by his side. He was born on June 1,1940 in Leonardtown, MD to the late William Carroll “Willie” Gatton and Mary Catherine (Evans) Gatton of Leonardtown. A lifelong St. Mary’s County resident, Dickie...
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Lionell Demetrius Somerville, 37,

Lionell Demetrius Somerville, 37,

Lionell Demetrius Somerville, 37 of Hollywood Maryland gained his wings and departed this earthly world, going home to be with our Lord and Savior on April 26, 2024. Lionell affectionately known as “Chubby”, Chubb-Rock” or “Smiley” was born July 9, 1986 in Prince Frederick, Maryland to Pernell, Sr. and Alma (Elaine) Somerville.  At a...
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Elizabeth “Betty” Jean Mundie, 91,

Elizabeth “Betty” Jean Mundie, 91,

Elizabeth “Betty” Jean Mundie, 91 of Leonardtown, MD passed away peacefully on May 4, 2024, with her family at her side. She was born on December 16, 1932, in Washington DC to the late Lawrence Guy Wood and Mary Helen (Herbert) Wood. Bettyjean was the second born to a family of ten siblings. Her...
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Mary Ramona Wathen, 91,

Mary Ramona Wathen, 91,

Mary Ramona Wathen, 91, of Hollywood, MD passed away on May 1, 2024 at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown, MD with her loving family at her side. Born on October 30, 1932 in Pearson, MD, she was the daughter of the late Lawrence Matthews Hammett, Sr. and Alberta Catherine Coombs Hammett. Mary is...
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Lynn Buonviri, age 77,

Lynn Buonviri, age 77,

Lynn Buonviri, age 77, of Leonardtown passed away comfortably on May 2nd at the MedStar St Mary’s ICU.  Loving family members were at her bedside throughout her time there. Lynn taught briefly at Great Mills High School, where she met her husband Mike.  They were together for 40 years.  She left to work for...
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Marie Antoinette Sciarra, 86,

Marie Antoinette Sciarra, 86,

Marie Antoinette Sciarra, 86, of Hollywood, Maryland passed away in Leonardtown, Maryland on May 1, 2024. Marie was born on January 14, 1938, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  She was the daughter of the late Samuel and Antoinette Coia.  She has a younger sister, Connie Dombrowski, in Philadelphia. She was a certified nursing assistant and spent...
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Colin “Rocky” Henry Lanham, 76,

Colin “Rocky” Henry Lanham, 76,

Colin “Rocky” Henry Lanham, 76, of Hughesville, MD, passed away on May 5, 2024. Born on December 26, 1947, to the late Frederick Henry Lanham and Violet Constance Wilson. After graduating from high school, he was drafted into the Army and served in the Vietnam War. He returned home a hero. After returning home...
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Sarah Josephine Bedell, 75,

Sarah Josephine Bedell, 75,

Sarah Josephine Bedell, 75, of Mechanicsville, MD, passed away peacefully on May 6, 2024, in Leonardtown, Md, with loved ones by her side. She was born on December 4, 1948, in Rock Hill, SC to Clyde and Anna Wallace. She married her beloved husband, Andrew Vaughn Bedell on March 15, 1991. They recently celebrated...
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Dorothy Grace (Cox) Rider

Dorothy Grace (Cox) Rider

Dorothy Grace (Cox) Rider was born on August 27th, 1931 to Melville B. and Elsie Jones Cox in Lower Marlboro, Maryland. She passed on to eternal life on April 22, 2024. Dottie is predeceased by her parents, her husband Fred Rider, her brother Kenneth Melville, her sister Ruby (Cox) Ireland, and two nephews, Brian...
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Irene Virginia Fowler, 97,

Irene Virginia Fowler, 97,

Irene Virginia Fowler, 97, of Lusby, Maryland passed away on April 20, 2024 at her home. She was born on January 8, 1927, in Broomes Island, Maryland to the late Odie C. and Mary Rebecca Buck. She had 3 brothers and 2 sisters who predeceased her. Irene grew up in Broomes Island and attended...
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Martin J. Nash (Marty) 73,

Martin J. Nash (Marty) 73,

The Memorial Service will be live on the Rausch Funeral Home Facebook page at the below link. We will start the live at 10:55 am, if you get on before then you will have to refresh your page after 10:55 am. https://www.facebook.com/RauschFH/ Martin J. Nash (Marty) 73, passed away peacefully in his home in Lusby,...
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Herbert M. Reid, Sr,

Herbert M. Reid, Sr,

Herbert M. Reid, Sr, formerly of Lusby, MD passed away April 19, 2024 after a long illness. He was born April 12, 1933 in Elmira, NY and was raised by his parents, Maybelle and William H. P. Reid in Solomons, MD. After graduating from Prince Frederick H.S. in 1950, Herbert served in the U.S....
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Stephanie (June) Elsasser Carroll

Stephanie (June) Elsasser Carroll

Stephanie (June) Elsasser Carroll, entered the church triumphant aged 92, on April 18, 2024 June was born on November 29, 1931 to Darwin W. Elsasser and Steffie Kruczek in Lansford, Pennsylvania. Beginning life during the Great Depression, the granddaughter of immigrants who arrived with little but dreams, she grew up in a coal mining...
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MSgt. James Jay “Jim” Wirt, USAF (Ret.), 70,

MSgt. James Jay “Jim” Wirt, USAF (Ret.), 70,

MSgt. James Jay “Jim” Wirt, USAF (Ret.), 70, of Great Mills, MD passed away on April 22, 2024 at his home. Born on June 19, 1953 in Philadelphia, PA, he was the first child born to the late CAPT William Otto Wirt, Jr. USN (Ret.) and Marie Sloan Wirt. Jim is a 1972 graduate...
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Autumn Leighanne Compton, 19,

Autumn Leighanne Compton, 19,

Autumn Leighanne Compton, 19, tragically passed away on April 27, 2024, after a car accident in Mechanicsville, MD. Born on February 9, 2005, in La Plata, MD; she was the only child of Ryan Johnson and Aimee Compton. She had a large extended family and was the blessing we did not know we needed....
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Bruce E. Maynard

Bruce E. Maynard

Bruce E. Maynard of Lexington Park, MD born on May 2, 1940 in Burlington Vermont age 83 passed away on April 21, 2024 at his home surrounded by family. Preceding him in death was father, George E. Maynard and mother, Rita B. White. Also, his wife Lee A. Maynard (12/18/16) He is survived by...
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Margaret Minerva Cooke, 92,

Margaret Minerva Cooke, 92,

Margaret Minerva Cooke, 92, of Brandywine, MD, passed away on April 27, 2024. Born on October 8, 1931, she was the daughter of the late Cecil Gideon Myers and Lilly Catherine Myers (Ellis). She was one of seven children. After graduating high school, Margaret married her beloved husband, James Albert Cooke Sr. on September...
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John “Jack” Quincy Carter, 88,

John “Jack” Quincy Carter, 88,

John “Jack” Quincy Carter, 88, of Hughesville, MD, passed away on April 22, 2024, in LaPlata, MD. Born on August 21, 1935, to the late John Michael Carter and Sylvia Henrietta Skinner. Married on June 4, 1955, he was devoted to his bride, Peg (Margaret Bryant). Together they had three children, Jack, Jim, and...
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Audrey Mae Montgomery, 95,

Audrey Mae Montgomery, 95,

Audrey Mae Montgomery, 95, of Leonardtown, MD passed away on April 19, 2024 at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown, MD with her loving family at her side. She was born on January 12, 1929 to the late Paul Brian Montgomery and Edna Mae Bassford Montgomery. Audrey is a lifelong resident of Southern Maryland...
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Robby Goddard, 81,

Robby Goddard, 81,

Robby Goddard, 81, of Valley Lee passed away at his home on April 23, 2024 surrounded by his loving family. He was born August 16, 1942, to the late Robert Luke Goddard, Sr., and Evelyn Gatton Goddard of Great Mills. Robby was a lifelong resident of Southern Maryland and graduated from St. Mary’s Ryken...
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Jack Ronald Snoberger, 83,

Jack Ronald Snoberger, 83,

Jack Ronald Snoberger, 83, of Charlotte Hall, MD, passed away on April 9, 2024. Born on August 1, 1940, to the late Roy Snoberger and the late Bertha Horton in Pennsylvania. After graduating from high school, Jack enlisted in the U.S. Army where he received the Good Conduct Medal, Letter of Commendation, Sharpshooter (Rifle),...
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Alison “Kate” Laporta, 38,

Alison “Kate” Laporta, 38,

Alison “Kate” Laporta, 38, of Alexandria, VA, passed away on April 18, 2024. Born on July 11, 1985, she was the daughter of Timothy Wayne Pounsberry and Margaret Mary Laporta. After high school, Alison was blessed with two children, Katlin Lasky and Connor Garvey. She worked for Fort Hunt Safeway in Alexandria, VA. Kate...
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