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Thelma Mae Hardesty, 84

Thelma Mae Hardesty, 84

Thelma Mae Hardesty, 84, of Lothian, MD passed away February 14, 2020 at her residence. She was born in Upper Marlboro, MD the daughter of Roy Frank and Eva Mae (Wilson) Lusby. Thelma was a homemaker and enjoyed tending to her house plants, fishing, animals and spending time with family and friends. She was...
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Edmund Weston Wettengel, Jr.

Edmund Weston Wettengel, Jr.

It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of Edmund Weston Wettengel, Jr. Eddie passed away peacefully in his home on Sunday, February 9, 2020. Eddie was born in Washington, D.C., and grew up on a farm in rural Montgomery County. From an early age Eddie grew to love the outdoors, anything mechanical,...
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Priscilla Anne Schaefer, 78

Priscilla Anne Schaefer, 78

Priscilla Anne Schaefer, 78, of California, MD, (formerly of Annapolis, MD) passed away on February 10, 2020 at Solomon’s Nursing Center in Solomons, MD. She was born on May 4, 1941 in Baltimore, MD to George Edward Williams and Margaret Irma Bennett. Priscilla worked for over two decades at Alion. On November 15, 1985,...
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William Steven Sento, 80

William Steven Sento, 80

William Steven Sento, 80, of Ridge, MD passed away on February 10, 2020 at his home with his loving family at his side. He was born on September 19, 1939 in Donora, PA to John Sr. and Margaret Bludis Sento of Donora, Pennsylvania. Bill married the love of his life, Audrey Kutzer, on May...
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Donesha Floraine Chew

Donesha Floraine Chew

Donesha Floraine Chew was born November 30, 1998 in Leonardtown, Maryland to the late Katina Monique Yates and Donald Chew. At the tender age of 6, Donesha’s mother, Katina fell ill and wholeheartedly entrusted the care of her and her brother, Roy Person, to her sister and brother-in-law, Kneeca M. Somerville-Blackwell and James M.T....
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Dorothy Victoria “Vicki” Hayden, 73

Dorothy Victoria “Vicki” Hayden, 73

Dorothy Victoria “Vicki” Hayden, 73, of Bushwood, MD passed on February 15, 2020 at her residence. Born on January 15, 1947 in Washington, DC, she was the loving daughter of the late Dorothy Bailey Kucher and Andrew John Kucher. Vicki was the loving wife of James Stanley Hayden, whom she married on February 4,...
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Francis Lee Higgs, 80

Francis Lee Higgs, 80

Francis Lee Higgs, 80, of Callaway, MD formerly from Compton, MD passed away on February 12, 2020 in Callaway, MD. He was born on September 10, 1939 in Leonardtown, MD and was the son of the late Elizabeth Catherine Burch Higgs, and Joseph Herbert Higgs, Sr. Francis is survived by his sister Betty Unkle...
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Barbara Eversfield Shields, 66

Barbara Eversfield Shields, 66

Barbara Eversfield Shields, 66, a longtime resident of Tracy’s Landing, MD passed away February 6, 2020. She was born on July 24, 1953 to the late Donald and Peggy Eversfield. Barbi was raised in Fairhaven and attended Tracey’s Elementary and graduated from Southern High School. She loved living on the family farm and being...
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James “Jamie” Shawn Hayden, 49

James “Jamie” Shawn Hayden, 49

James “Jamie” Shawn Hayden, 49, of Avenue, MD passed away on February 12, 2020 in Avenue, MD. Born on May 9, 1970 in Leonardtown, MD, he was the son of Dorothy Victoria Hayden and James Stanley Hayden of Bushwood, MD. Jamie is survived by his brother Todd Bailey Hayden (Chandra) of Abell, MD. Along...
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Thomas “Tom” Leo Dougherty, Jr. 59

Thomas “Tom” Leo Dougherty, Jr. 59

Thomas “Tom” Leo Dougherty, Jr. 59, of Drayden, MD formerly from St. Ann, MO passed away on February 10, 2020 in Georgetown University Hospital Washington, DC. Born on November 20, 1960 in Red Bud, IL, he was the loving son of Anna Mae Dougherty of St. Ann, MO, and the late Thomas Dougherty. Tom...
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Alice Marie Jarrett, 65

Alice Marie Jarrett, 65, of Owings, MD and formerly of Waldorf went home to be with the Lord on February 3, 2020. She was born October 7, 1954 in Elgin, IL to Henry Harrison and Emmie Davis (Worley) Jarrett. Born with Cerebral Palsy, Alice faced and yet overcame many life’s challenges. She was preceded...
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Richard Frederic Howard, 58

Richard Frederic Howard, 58

Richard Frederic Howard, 58, of Chesapeake Beach, MD, formerly of Benedict, MD, passed away peacefully on February 7, 2020 at home after a long battle with ALS. Richard was born November 17, 1961 in Washington, DC to Robert and Thelma Howard, moving to Benedict, MD when he was a young child. He graduated from...
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Samuel Joseph Osecky, 59

Samuel Joseph Osecky, 59

Samuel Joseph Osecky, 59, of Lusby, MD passed away on February 4, 2020. Born September 10, 1960 in Abington, PA, he was the son of Samuel Osecky, Jr. and Elizabeth (Przywara) Osecky. Samuel graduated from Great Mills High School in 1978. He served in the U.S. Air Force from 1978 until 1999, retiring after...
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Robert E. Berry (Bob)., 101

Robert E. Berry (Bob)., 101

Robert E. Berry (Bob) of Lusby, Maryland, 101, passed away on Monday, February 3, 2020. He was preceded in death by his father Edward P. Berry and his mother Mary S. Sasse and brother Donald Berry and by his beloved wife Mildred in 1989. He is survived by Linda P. Matthew (Richard), cousin, of...
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Roy Brown Loverin III, 89

Roy Brown Loverin III, 89

Roy Brown Loverin III, 89, of Lothian, MD, passed away on January 27, 2020 at the Charlotte Hall Veterans Home in Charlotte Hall, MD. Born in Chicago, IL on December 15, 1930, he was the son of the late Roy Brown Loverin and Ruth Alma Dillion. Roy married Patricia Loverin, and they spent twelve...
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Edward Gerald Gardiner, Sr., 78

Edward Gerald Gardiner, Sr., 78

Edward Gerald Gardiner, Sr., 78 of Hollywood, MD passed away on February 2, 2020 at Calvert Memorial Hospital, with his loving family at his side. He was born on December 11, 1942 in LaPlata, MD to the late Ralph Gardiner and Imogene Perry Gardiner. Gerald is a graduate of LaPlata High School. He owned...
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Archie Sylvester Higgs, Jr., 78

Archie Sylvester Higgs, Jr., 78

Beloved Father, Grandfather, and Great Grandfather, Archie Sylvester Higgs of Loveville, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at St. Mary’s Hospital with family by his side. He was 78. Preceded by his father, Archie Sylvester Higgs Sr. is survived by his mother, Theresa Knight (Spouse: George). Archie is also survived by his...
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Joan Caroline Watson, 95

Joan Caroline Watson, 95, of Lusby, MD and formerly of Dundalk, MD passed away on January 22, 2020 at Solomons Nursing Center. She was born on June 21, 1924 in London, England. Joan moved to Calvert County from Dundalk, MD in 1999. She married Walter O. Watson in July of 1943 in London, England...
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Marian Delois Holley, 79

Marian Delois Holley, 79

Marian Delois Holley, 79, of Mechanicsville, MD, known as “Moochie” to her family and close friends, departed this life on February 5, 2020 at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital. She was born on February 15, 1940, in St. Mary’s County, to the late Harry J. Martin, Sr., and Mary Virginia Martin. She had a quiet...
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Brenda Raye (Raley) Thompson, 72

Brenda Raye (Raley) Thompson, 72

Brenda Raye (Raley) Thompson, 72 of Waldorf, MD passed away on Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at her home. She was born on June 10, 1947 in Leonardtown, MD to the late Raymond Raley and Catherine Cusic Raley. Brenda was the loving wife of the late Carl Thompson, whom she married at Immaculate Conception Church...
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Grace Elizabeth Kravats, 77

Grace Elizabeth Kravats, 77

Grace Elizabeth Kravats, 77, of Mechanicsville, MD formerly from Wheaton, MD passed away on February 4, 2020 at her home. She was born in Bethesda, MD and was the daughter of the late Helen M. Shannon and Daniel Shannon. Grace was the loving wife of the late Michael Matthew Kravats, Sr. whom she married...
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Thomas Lee “Tom” Meador, 77

Thomas Lee “Tom” Meador, 77

Thomas Lee “Tom” Meador, 77, of Mechanicsville, MD passed away on Friday, January 31, 2020 at MedStar Washington Hospital Center. He was born on May 4, 1942 in Peterstown, West Virginia to the late Opie Meador and Lucille McGee. Tom met the love of his life and best friend, Sandra “Kay” and married her...
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Reba June Hanson, 97

Reba June Hanson, 97

After a long, beautiful life Reba June Hanson, 97, of Mechanicsville, MD passed away peacefully February1st, 2020. She was born on December 19, 1922 in West Virginia to the late Grover Cook and Byrdie Graybeal. Her humble character, love for the beauty in nature, and joy of living off the land came from her...
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Mary Frances Schmalgemeyer, 73

Mary Frances Schmalgemeyer, 73

Mary Frances Schmalgemeyer, 73, of Hollywood, MD passed away on February 3, 2020, at her home with her loving family at her side. She was born on July 30, 1946 in Washington D.C. to the late Harvey Theodore Sharrow and Mary Louise Ziedek Sharrow. Mary is a graduate of St. Michael’s Catholic School in...
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Robert Neal Norris, 78

Robert Neal Norris, 78

Robert Neal Norris, 78, of Lexington Park, MD, passed away at his home on February 3, 2020. He was born on April 4, 1941 in Scotland, MD to the late James Edward Norris, Sr. and Burnette Ridgell. Robert was a lifelong resident of Southern Maryland. He married the love of his life, Patricia Ann...
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