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Kerri Marie Hall, 42,

Kerri Marie Hall, 42,

Kerri Marie Hall 42 of Lexington Park MD passed away peacefully on May 17, 2024 at St. Mary’s Hospital with her loving family at her side. Kerri was born on February 5, 1982 at St. Mary’s hospital in Leonardtown, and was welcomed into Heaven by her parents Ronald ” Ronnie” Edward Hall and Deborah...
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Margaret Ruth Little, 96,

Margaret Ruth Little, 96,

Margaret Ruth Little, 96, of Hollywood, MD passed away peacefully on May 21, 2024 at her home with her loving family at her side. She was born in Elkton, MD on April 1, 1928 to the late George Howard Ewing and Mattie Krauss. Margaret Ruth has been a resident of Southern Maryland for over...
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Ung Thi Vo, 94,

Ung Thi Vo, 94,

Ung Thi Vo, 94, of Lexington Park, MD passed away peacefully on May 25, 2024 at her home with her loving family at her side. She was born on February 15, 1930 in Saigon, Vietnam to the late Lien Van Vo and Loi Thi Tran. Ung moved to St. Mary’s County 24 years ago...
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Robert Webster Pegg, 70,

Robert Webster Pegg, 70,

Robert Webster Pegg, 70, of Lexington Park, MD, passed away on May 20, 2024, in Lexington Park, MD. Robert, known to many as a hard-working and caring individual, was born on March 30, 1954, in Leonardtown, MD. He was a glass maker and artist at Pegg’s Glass, showcasing his creativity and dedication throughout his...
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Gladys Jean Lyon, 89,

Gladys Jean Lyon, 89,

On May 22, 2024, the Lord called Gladys Jean Lyon (89), residing in Boerne, TX, (formerly Mechanicsville, MD), home to be with Him and have eternal peace. Gladys was surrounded by her husband and her children. Gladys was born on September 10, 1934, in the little town of Rison, MD. She was preceded in...
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Doris Ethel Jones, 81,

Doris Ethel Jones, 81,

Doris Ethel Jones, 81, of Charlotte Hall, MD, passed away on May 9, 2024. On February, 27, 1943. Doris was born to Chester and Doris Jones in Dominion, MD. After school, Doris began work as a nurse’s assistant at Corsica Hills, Centreville, MD. She loved what she did for a living and enjoyed being...
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Lindy Sue McMiller McHone, 50,

Lindy Sue McMiller McHone, 50,

Lindy Sue McMiller McHone, 50, of Colonial Beach, Virginia, passed away on May 17th, 2024 at Georgetown University Hospital surrounded by family and friends. Lindy was born on February 1st, 1974, in Cheverly, Maryland, to her loving parents, Lindy Diane Bell of Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina, and Jimmy Arevell Foster of Colonial Beach,...
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James Louis “Bootsie” Norris Sr., 77,

James Louis “Bootsie” Norris Sr., 77,

Bootsie Norris, 77, a beloved husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and friend, passed away peacefully in Fairmont, West Virginia on May 19th, 2024. He was born on May 31st, 1946, to Evelyn Wood and Louis Norris in Dameron, Maryland. Bootsie is preceded in death by his parents and his siblings, Thomas (Sonny) Norris, Marion Ann...
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Mary Earleen Bowen

Mary Earleen Bowen

Mary Earleen Bowen of Lothian, Maryland, passed away May 20, 2024. Born on August 13, 1944, to parents Everett Earl and Mary “Mazie” Estelle (Griffith) Tucker. Earleen, along with her siblings William (Billy) Tucker, Robert (Bobby) Tucker and Sue (Tucker) Manifold were raised on the family’s tobacco farm in Lothian. One year after graduating...
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Robert Lee Matteson, “Bob”

Robert Lee Matteson, “Bob”

Robert Lee Matteson, “Bob” of Lusby, Maryland passed away on May 20, 2024 in Charlotte Hall Veterans Home. Bob was born on March 29, 1951 in Prince Frederick, Maryland to the late Harold Merton, Jr. and Eileen Hutchins Matteson. Bob served in the Army in the Vietnam War from 1971 to 1974. He was...
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Barbara Anne Sturgell (90),

Barbara Anne Sturgell (90),

Barbara Anne Sturgell (90), of Friendship, Maryland, passed away in the early hours of May 17, 2024. Born in the small town of Hamblintown, Tennessee, on April 7, 1934, to her parents Ben and Dorothy (Hackler) Hamblin, Barbara was the oldest of eight children and was, indeed, a coal miner’s daughter. As the eldest,...
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Shannon Noel Berry,

Shannon Noel Berry,

Shannon Noel Berry, also lovingly referred to as “Boogerita ‘Boogs’” and “Baby Thunder”, passed away in Solomons, MD on May 16, 2024, at the age of 33. She is survived by her parents, Edward and Patricia Berry, children Carter and Charlotte Berry, siblings Clark Gorny, Erin Rogers, Joe Washam, Kelly Arthrell, Mike Gorny, Patrick...
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Franklin Garfield Wood Sr.

Franklin Garfield Wood Sr.

Franklin Garfield Wood Sr. of Huntingtown, MD, departed this life on May 16, 2024 at the age of 89. He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Joan Priscilla (Harrison), daughters Robin Stauffer (Brian) and JoAnn Fauth (Steve) and sons Franklin Jr. “Gary” Wood (Linda) and Bryan Wood (Jeannie). His memory lives on...
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Sharon Ann Williams, 61,

Sharon Ann Williams, 61,

Sharon Ann Williams, 61, of Dunkirk, MD passed away May 13, 2024. She was born June 8, 1962 in Cheverly, MD to James Walter Jameson and Barbra Ann Hardesty. She worked as a server and bartender at Shady Oak Restaurant. Please extend something to her Shady Oak Crew, because that was her whole life...
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Ray Edgar Gaskill, Jr, 66,

Ray Edgar Gaskill, Jr, 66,

Ray Edgar Gaskill, Jr, 66, passed away on May 19, 2024 at his son’s residence in Leonardtown, Maryland.  He was a resident of St. Mary’s and Charles Counties for over 50 years. He was born on December 7, 1957 at the Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland and is the son of the late Ray...
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Lawrence (Larry) Angelo Forte, 67,

Lawrence (Larry) Angelo Forte, 67,

Lawrence (Larry) Angelo Forte, 67, of Drayden, MD, passed away at his home while surrounded by his immediate family on May 12, 2024 after a short battle with cancer. Larry was born on September 8, 1956 to Lawrence Joseph and Ellen Josephine Mastrogiacomo Forte in Jersey City, New Jersey.  After graduating from Floyd E....
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Pauline Louise Cooke, 89,

Pauline Louise Cooke, 89,

Pauline Louise Cooke, 89, of Mechanicsville, MD peacefully passed away on May 10, 2024, at the Chesapeake Shores Nursing Center in Lexington Park, MD. Pauline, and her twin sister Patricia Hanger, were born in Ebensburg, Pennsylvania on June 29, 1934, to the late Francis Edward Stout and Mary Louise Stout. In 1952 she met...
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Marian Ann, 87,

Marian Ann, 87,

Marian Ann, 87, of St. Inigoes, MD passed away peacefully on May 10, 2024 at St. Mary’s Nursing Center, Leonardtown, MD, with her loving family at her side. She was born on April 6, 1937 in Leonardtown, MD to the late Benjamin Osborne Unkle and Marian (nee: Bohanan) Unkle. Marian Ann was a lifelong...
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Mrs. Janice Adele (Craig) Pitts, 86,

Mrs. Janice Adele (Craig) Pitts, 86,

Mrs. Janice Adele (Craig) Pitts, 86, passed away peacefully after a battle with Alzheimer’s disease on May 17, 2024.  Janice was born in Washington DC to the late Catherine Mildred Craig and James Nelson Craig, Sr. on May 19, 1937. She graduated from Anacostia High School in 1955. Growing up, she was involved with...
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Julian Michael “Mike” Souders, 69,

Julian Michael “Mike” Souders, 69,

Julian Michael “Mike” Souders, 69, of Hollywood, MD, passed away on May 11, 2024 at Select Specialty Hospital in Richmond, VA with his loving family at his side. Born on July 15, 1954 in Washinton D.C., he is the son of the late Julian Edward Souders and Betty Jane (nee: Hood) Souders. Mike is...
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Damian Broome, 49,

Damian Broome, 49,

Damian Broome, 49, of Dundalk, MD, passed away on May 14, 2024. Born on January 16, 1975, to Steven T. Broome and Annette M. Broome, Damian was a carpenter and chef. In addition to his parents, his sister, Sadie Broome-Coombs, and brother-in-law Buster Coombs of Mechanicsville, MD, Damian is survived by his long-time partner,...
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Paul David Summers, 78,

Paul David Summers, 78,

Paul David Summers, 78, of Mechanicsville, MD passed away peacefully on Monday, May 13, 2024 at Morningside House of St. Charles in Waldorf, MD. He was born in Peoria, Illinois, April 4, 1946, son of Dempsie Summers and Lucille Rexrode Summers. After graduating from Chillicothe High School in 1964 he went on to attend...
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Robert James “Bobby” Bicknell, Jr.,

Robert James “Bobby” Bicknell, Jr.,

Robert James “Bobby” Bicknell, Jr., 67, of Lexington Park, MD peacefully left his earthly body, while surrounded by loves ones, on May 15, 2024. He was the eldest child of the late Robert James Bicknell, Sr. and Bertie “Jane” Jackson Bicknell of Callaway, MD. Bobby was born May 19, 1956 in Riverdale, MD and...
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James Michael Zeigler, 73

James Michael Zeigler, 73

James Michael Zeigler, known to many as Mike, passed away on May 13, 2024, in Clearwater, Florida. He was born on July 16, 1950, in Alabama. Mike was a kind and loving man, always willing to lend a helping hand and known for his vibrant energy. He adored his family deeply. Mike is survived...
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Bonnie LaRue Helms

Bonnie LaRue Helms

A memorial visitation will be held on Monday, May 20, from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM, followed by the memorial service at 11:00 A.M. at Rausch Funeral Home, Owings, Maryland. Reception to follow at 12:30 P.M., Holland Point Civic Association – Loveless Building, 919 Walnut Avenue, North Beach, MD 20714.
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