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Dorothy Elizabeth Wathen Clarke, 87

Dorothy Elizabeth Wathen Clarke, 87

Dorothy Elizabeth Wathen Clarke, 87, of Hollywood, MD passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her loving children on Monday, January 10, 2022. She was born on January 14, 1934 to the late Mary Louise Abell Bowles and Joseph Ethelbert Abell, Sr. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Joseph (Joe)...
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Aaron Christopher Mattingly, 48

Aaron Christopher Mattingly, 48

Aaron Christopher Mattingly, 48, of Callaway, MD passed away January 4, 2022. He was born September 26, 1973 in Leonardtown, MD, to the late Aubrey F. Mattingly and Victoria “Vicky” Mattingly of Leonardtown, MD. Aaron was a lifelong resident of St. Mary’s County. He attended elementary school at Father Andrew White and graduated from...
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Catherine Eulalia Lawrence Ludwig, 98

Catherine Eulalia Lawrence Ludwig, 98

Catherine Eulalia Lawrence Ludwig, 98, of Leonardtown, MD, passed away at St. Mary’s Nursing Center on January 8, 2022. She was born in Avenue, MD on July 19, 1923 to the late Clyde Alexander Lawrence and Kathleen Adele Buckler Lawrence. Catherine, also known as Kitty, was a 1940 graduate of St. Mary’s Academy. She...
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Janet Marie Bean, 61

Janet Marie Bean, 61

Janet Marie Bean, 61, of Hollywood, MD passed away peacefully on Wednesday, January 5, 2022 at MedStar Washington Hospital Center in Washington, DC. She was born on March 25, 1960 in Cheverly, MD to the late James Martin Buckler and Erma Jane (Raley) Buckler. Marie was a wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend. She...
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Branden Lane Welday

Branden Lane Welday

Branden Lane Welday, known by many as “Big Country,” 34 of Great Mills, MD passed away peacefully on January 5, 2022 at John Hopkins Hospital with his loving family at his side. He was born on November 23, 1987 in Leonardtown, MD to Lloyd James Welday of Texas and Cecilia Barnes Graham of Great...
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William Henry “Bill” Frawley, III, 77

William Henry “Bill” Frawley, III, 77

William Henry “Bill” Frawley, III, 77, of Anderson, SC, passed away peacefully on January 13, 2022 at Complete Care at LaPlata Center, LaPlata, MD. He was born on December 2, 1944 in Eau Clare, WI to the Honorable William H. Frawley, Jr Bankruptcy Court Judge and Margaret Sullivan. Bill was born and raised in...
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Elizabeth Louise Pugh, 80

Elizabeth Louise Pugh, 80

Elizabeth Louise Pugh, 80 of Great Mills, MD passed away peacefully on January 7, 2022, at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born on January 17, 1941, in Valley Lee, MD to the late William Calvert and Grace Elizabeth Knott Bean. In addition to her beloved husband, John Edward Pugh, Elizabeth...
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Joseph “Harold” Thomas, Sr. 91

Joseph “Harold” Thomas, Sr. 91

Joseph “Harold” Thomas, Sr. 91, of Loveville, MD., was called to eternal rest on January 7, 2022, at Medstar St. Mary’s Hospital. Born September 13, 1930 in Chaptico MD, he was the son of the late Mary Elizabeth (Thomas) Harris and M. Hawkins. Harold was educated in the St. Mary’s County public school system....
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James Robert “Jimmy” Montgomery, 29

James Robert “Jimmy” Montgomery, 29

James Robert “Jimmy” Montgomery, 29, of Hollywood, MD passed away on January 7, 2022 at home with his loving family by his side. He was born on April 8, 1992 in Leonardtown, MD to Kevin James Montgomery and Donna Jean Browning Montgomery of Mechanicsville, MD. Born and raised in St. Mary’s County, as a...
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Susan Irene Joyner Hefner, 86

Susan Irene Joyner Hefner, 86

Susan Irene Joyner Hefner, 86 of Chaptico, MD passed away peacefully on January 6, 2022 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born on April 18, 1935 in Black Mountain, NC to the late Francis Edison Joyner and Margaret Louise Odom Joyner. Sue “Momma” was the family Matriarch! As a homemaker...
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Steven Joseph Rosas, 49

Steven Joseph Rosas, 49

Steven Joseph Rosas, 49, passed away on January 2nd, 2021. Born in Corpus Christi, TX, Steve served a total of 20 years of uniformed service, both in the Army and the Navy from 1992 to 2012. He had a passion for fishing, hunting, golfing, and especially watching the Dallas Cowboys football games in his...
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William Spencer Hill, 50

William Spencer Hill, 50

William Spencer Hill, 50, of Mechanicsville, MD tragically passed away on January 9, 2022. He was born on October 18, 1971, in Leonardtown, MD to the late Kathryn Cecilia Knott-Hill and William Franklin Hill of Mechanicsville, MD. William is a lifelong resident of St. Mary’s County and a graduate of Chopticon High School. He...
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Tricia Lynn Drewello, 50

Tricia Lynn Drewello, 50

Tricia Lynn Drewello, 50, of Leonardtown, MD, passed away on December 30, 2021 at her home with her loving family by her side. She was born on May 5, 1971 in Havre De Grace, MD to Wayne Henry Choroszej and Carolyn Elizabeth Barnhart Choroszej of Arnold, MD. Tricia grew up in Arnold, MD and...
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AXC Ronald Jeffery Dill, USN, (Ret.), 84

AXC Ronald Jeffery Dill, USN, (Ret.), 84

AXC Ronald Jeffery Dill, USN, (Ret.), 84, of Mechanicsville, MD passed away on December 22, 2021 at his home with his loving family at his side. He was born on July 1, 1937 in Newton, MA, to the late James Benjamin Dill and Alwyth Jeffery Dill. In January 1957, Ron enlisted in the U.S....
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Reverend Doctor Stephen “Steve” William Updegrave, 73

Reverend Doctor Stephen “Steve” William Updegrave, 73

The Reverend Doctor Stephen “Steve” William Updegrave, 73, of Leonardtown, MD passed away on January 3, 2022 at home with his daughter by his side. He was born on July 15, 1948 in Philadelphia, PA to the late William James Updegrave, D.D.S. and Sarah Jane Wills Updegrave. Stephen married Karen Marie Howe on June...
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Jonathan “Jon” Shelby Martin Sr., 57

Jonathan “Jon” Shelby Martin Sr., 57

Jonathan “Jon” Shelby Martin Sr., 57, of Hollywood, MD passed away on December 25, 2021 at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown, MD. He was born on August 10, 1964 in Baltimore City, MD, to the late James William Martin and Theresa K. Schuler. Jon grew up in southern St. Mary’s County, MD. After...
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Gazella Beveridge, 89

Gazella Beveridge, 89

Gazella Beveridge, 89, of Hollywood, MD, formerly of Rayland, Ohio, passed away on December 6, 2021 with her loving family by her side. Gazella was born on August 21, 1932 in Powhatan Point, Ohio to the late Julius Horvath and Mary Kuhn Horvath. On January 23, 1951 in Glen Robins, Ohio, Gazella wed her...
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Deacon Thomas Christopher Spalding, Sr.

Deacon Thomas Christopher Spalding, Sr.

Thomas Christopher Spalding, Sr. passed away on Friday, December 31st, 2021. He was born March 13th, 1926 in Baltimore, Md to Leonard Calvert Spalding and Susie Belle Cameron Spalding. When he was 3 years old his mother died. His Aunt Josephine Spalding Goddard and Uncle Clarence Goddard brought him into their home and raised...
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Pastor Stephen “Steve” William Updegrave, 73

Pastor Stephen “Steve” William Updegrave, 73

Pastor Stephen “Steve” William Updegrave, 73 of Leonardtown, MD passed away on January 3, 2022 at home with his family by his side. He was born on July 15, 1948 in Philadelphia, PA to the late William James Updegrave, D.D.S. and Sarah Jane Wills Updegrave. Stephen married Karen Marie Howe on June 12, 1971...
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Bruce Edward Chase, 71

Bruce Edward Chase, 71

Bruce Edward Chase, 71, of Waldorf, MD, passed away on December 25, 2021 at Charles Regional Medical Center in La Plata, MD surrounded by his family and friends. He was born on December 10, 1950 in Washington D.C. to the late John Winship Chase and Mary Katherine Shingleton. He was the oldest of six...
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Mary Ellen R. Moore

Mary Ellen R. Moore

Mary Ellen R. Moore of Charlotte Hall, MD died on December 30, 2021, daughter of the late Loren Clement Moore and the late Hattie Amelia (Ridgeway) Moore. Born June 3, 1923 in Washington, D.C. Preceded in death by seven brothers and four sisters. Survived by many nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews. Special...
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Victor Anthony Szuba, 80

Victor Anthony Szuba, 80

Victor Anthony Szuba, 80, passed away on December 13, 2021 at his home in Hughesville, Maryland. He was born on July 22, 1941 in Missouri to Anthony Szuba and Angelica Nabar. Victor is survived by his wife Cora Szuba of Hughesville, Maryland and his niece Denna Rucker of Greenfield, Indiana. He is preceded in...
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Allen Neilson Dyson, Jr.

Allen Neilson Dyson, Jr.

Allen Neilson Dyson, Jr. of Mechanicsville, Maryland passed away on December 15, 2021 at his home. He was born on September 20, 1943 to Allen Dyson Sr. and Marie Dyson “Huntington” in Washington D.C. He was the youngest of two (2) children. After he graduated from La Plata High School, he decided to serve...
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Jean Lenora Martin

Jean Lenora Martin

Jean Lenora Martin was born November 25, 1950, in Charlotte Hall, MD to the late Harry Joseph Martin, Sr., and the late Mary Virginia Martin,” Gross”. Jean was the youngest of seven (7) children. Jean departed this life early Christmas morning at University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Center. After Jean graduated from High...
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Jean Elizabeth Terry, 93

Jean Elizabeth Terry, 93

Jean Elizabeth Terry (93) of Hollywood, MD, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, at her home on December 27, 2021. Jean was born on October 13, 1928 in Washington DC, to the late George Tabor and Rosalee Tippett. She was the beloved wife of Spurgeon D. Terry, Jr. for 72 years until he preceded...
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