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John Richard Boyd

John Richard Boyd

Our beloved father, John Richard Boyd, peacefully passed away on April 10, 2024, at his home in Valley Lee, Maryland surrounded by his loving family. He was 85. John lived a full life. After graduating from Hoke Smith High School in 1957, he married his high school sweetheart, Mary Lee Forsyth. He enlisted in...
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David Patrick Ross, 47,

David Patrick Ross, 47,

David Patrick Ross, 47, of Swan Point, MD, passed away on April 9, 2024, at MedStar Washington Hospital Center. He was born on March 12, 1977, in Washington, D.C. to Thomas J. Ross Sr. and Linda Ruth Ross (Revo). After graduating from LaPlata High School, David attended Coastal Carolina University, where he pursued his...
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Donald LeRoy Ladd, 84,

Donald LeRoy Ladd, 84,

Donald LeRoy Ladd, 84, of Mechanicsville, MD, passed away peacefully on April 12, 2024. Born October 15, 1939, in Blair, Nebraska to Renard and Ethel Ladd. In 1957, he met his future wife Rita in Washington, DC. Donald and Rita were later married on October 22, 1958, and were blessed with three children, Donald...
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Harold (Hal) Borodin, 84,

Harold (Hal) Borodin, 84,

Harold (Hal) Borodin, 84, of Hughesville, MD, passed away on April 7, 2024 at home. Born on March 16, 1940, to the late Simon Shevinsky and the late Mollie Goldberg. After graduating from high school, Hal subsequently enlisted in the U.S. Army.  Hal spent the better part of his life in sales, which was...
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James Eugene Thorne, 89,

James Eugene Thorne, 89,

James Eugene Thorne, 89 of Port Republic (formerly of Charlotte Hall), MD, passed away at home with his family by his side on April 6, 2024. He was born on March 23, 1935, in Meadows, MD to the late Richard Russell Thorne and the late Margaret (Randall) Thorne. James, fondly known as “Sid” to...
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Barbara Ann Chapman

Barbara Ann Chapman

Barbara Ann Chapman of Leonardtown, MD passed away on April 14, 2024, her 76th birthday, surrounded by her loving family. She was born on April 14, 1948, to the late John Matthew Cooper and the Late Margaret Anita Bayne Cooper. Barbara’s career as a hairdresser began in Newport News, VA and continued upon her...
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John Kenton (Ken) Green Sr

John Kenton (Ken) Green Sr

John Kenton (Ken) Green Sr, of Lexington Park, MD, passed away peacefully in his sleep on April 7th, 2024 with his loving family nearby. Ken was born on March 8th, 1933, in Domestic, IN to the late John Leland Green and Mildred Lucille (Stookey) Green. Ken and his wife moved to Southern Maryland in...
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Joaquim “Jack” Henriques Matos

Joaquim “Jack” Henriques Matos

Joaquim “Jack” Henriques Matos of Waldorf, MD, passed away on April 11, 2024, at home. Joaquim was born on February 19, 1965 to Joaquim Gabriel Matos and Amelia Henriques Matos in Waterbury, Connecticut. He cherished endless fond memories of time spent with his many cousins growing up in Connecticut. As a young man, he...
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Valerie Lynn “Val” Douglas, 63,

Valerie Lynn “Val” Douglas, 63,

Valerie Lynn “Val” Douglas, 63 of Lusby, MD, and formerly of Clinton, MD, passed away suddenly on April 6, 2024 in Prince Frederick, MD. She was born on April 3, 1961 in Washington, DC to Carol Brown and the late David L. Smith. She was the loving wife to Dannie Douglas whom she married...
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Ernest Laverne Rowell, “Ernie”, 94,

Ernest Laverne Rowell, “Ernie”, 94,

Ernest Laverne Rowell, “Ernie”, 94, of Prince Frederick, Maryland passed away on April 6, 2024 at his home. He was born on April 10 1929 in Horry County SC to the late Charlie L. and Annie Janie Rowell. He grew up on the farmlands of SC where his father taught him a strong work...
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Stuart Coleman Marshall

Stuart Coleman Marshall

Stuart Coleman Marshall, a lifelong resident of Deale, passed away on April 2, 2024. He was born in Cheverly, MD on April 26, 1959, the second child of Gene and Doris Greenwell Marshall. He attended Deale Elementary School and graduated from Southern Senior High School in 1977. Stuart began his lifelong career as a...
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Joseph Gilbert Kirby “Cheesie”, 74,

Joseph Gilbert Kirby “Cheesie”, 74,

Joseph Gilbert Kirby “Cheesie”, 74, a lifelong resident of Calvert County passed away April 2, 2024. He was born August 15, 1949 in Prince Frederick to Joseph Sidney and Louise (Greene) Kirby. Cheesie grew up in the county and graduated from Calvert High School. He joined the United States Navy on October 15, 1969...
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Mary Evelyn Hayes, 103,

Mary Evelyn Hayes, 103,

Mary Evelyn Hayes, 103, of Dunkirk and formerly of Forestville passed away April 2, 2024. She was born August 10, 1920, in Friendship to Thomas H. and Eva (Armiger) Tucker. Mary was raised on the family farm in Friendship. She married James Hayes in 1949 and they lived in Wayson’s Corner for a short...
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Barbara “Grammie” Palakanis, 86,

Barbara “Grammie” Palakanis, 86,

Barbara “Grammie” Palakanis, 86, of Cobb Island, MD passed on March 31st, 2024, after a long and gallant battle with kidney disease.She was born on January 18,1938 in Scranton, Pennsylvania and grew up in Dickson City with her parents, Anthony and Mary (Kolback) Sadowski.  After her mother passed away at a young age, she...
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Daniel John Caton

Daniel John Caton

Daniel John Caton of Lusby, MD died on March 31, 2024 at 86 years old.  Dan was preceded in death by his wife of 55 years, Nancy Hathaway Caton, his brother, Wayne Caton, and his parents, Ida Fiocchi Caton and John Caton.  He is survived by his children, Stephen A. Caton and his wife,...
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Mark Steven Irving, 64,

Mark Steven Irving, 64,

Mark Steven Irving, 64, of Chesapeake Beach, Maryland, passed away on March 29, 2024, at his home. Mark was born on November 17, 1959 in Washington, D.C. to Claude Rucker and Genevieve Hope (Compton) Irving. Mark grew up in Riverton, West Virginia, and graduated from Circleville High School class of 1979. He served as...
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Michael Jeffrey Hickman, 32,

Michael Jeffrey Hickman, 32,

Michael Jeffrey Hickman, 32, passed away on April 2, 2024 in LaPlata, Maryland. Born on April 3, 1991 in Fargo, North Dakota, he was the loving son of Jeffrey and Cathy Hickman of Palm Harbor, Florida. After spending his childhood in West Fargo, North Dakota and Brooklyn Park, Minnesota, Michael moved with his family...
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Rebecca Lynn Avery, 48,

Rebecca Lynn Avery, 48,

Rebecca Lynn Avery, 48, passed away on April 1, 2024. Born in Marlow Heights, MD on September 22, 1975. She is the daughter of Glenn Michael Parks and Karen Lynn Parks. Rebecca worked as an assistant manager for the family automotive business. She was blessed with one daughter, Sophia who was the highlight of...
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Raymond Charles Demar

Raymond Charles Demar

Born September 27, 1951 – Passed April 1, 2024 He was the son to the late Hazel and Walter Petriw; brother to Barbra Ballew and the late Sharon Williamson; spouse to Jean DeMar; father to Mike R. DeMar, Robert W. Oyaski, Melissa L. Young (Oyaski); grandfather to William Burgess, William Oyaski, Robert Oyaski, Nicole...
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Floyd Daniel “Buddy” Owens

Floyd Daniel “Buddy” Owens

Floyd Daniel “Buddy” Owens passed away peacefully on April 2, 2024, at his home in Leonardtown, Maryland, at the age of 81, with his loving family and pastors at his side after an honorable and long battle with cancer.  Buddy lived a life full of adventures, a career of service to our nation, and...
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James Edward Walls, Jr.

James Edward Walls, Jr.

James Edward Walls, Jr. passed away peacefully at home on March 26, 2024, in the presence of loved ones. Jim was born in Frankfurt, Germany to the late James Walls, Sr. and Irmgard Walls. He is survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Sandra Walls; son, Adam Walls, daughters, Jennifer Borror and Juliana...
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Dwight Robert Husk, aged 71,

Dwight Robert Husk, aged 71,

Dwight Robert Husk, aged 71, from Mechanicsville, MD, passed away at his home on April 1, 2024. He was born on October 8, 1952, to Oral O’Neil and Edith Pearl (Keys) Husk in Prince George’s County, MD. A 1970 graduate of Central High School in Capitol Heights, MD, he began his career in law...
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Joanne Smith Rowe, 90,

Joanne Smith Rowe, 90,

Joanne Smith Rowe, 90, of Upper Marlboro, MD, passed away on April 3, 2024. Born on May 24, 1933, in Forest City, NC, she was the daughter of the late Wilbur E. and Ollie Smith and was one of four children. She married her beloved husband, Walter W. “Bill” Rowe on July 15, 1956,...
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Mary Ellen Miller, aged 88,

Mary Ellen Miller, aged 88,

Mary Ellen Miller, aged 88, from Charlotte Hall, MD, peacefully passed away on April 2, 2024, with her loved ones by her side. She was born on August 7, 1935, to Harold and Edith Hampson in Canonsburg, PA. In 1954, she met her future husband, Robert Miller. Mary Ellen and Robert fell in love...
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Linda Elaine Surette

Linda Elaine Surette

On Easter morning Linda, one of God’s children, went Home on her final journey. She passed at home after a short illness surrounded by loved ones. Linda was born in Worcester, MA, the daughter of Donald D. and Dorothy Metcalf (Leary). Linda lost her mother at the tender age of 11 and that had...
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