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David R. McGuffie

David R. McGuffie

David R. McGuffie born July 26, 1936 in Cameron WV, died November 30, 2020. He was a graduate of the University of Maryland with a bachelor’s degree in business administration degree. He served 24 years in the US Navy and retiring as a Senior Chief at Pax River in 1974. He was a member...
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Michael “Mike” D. Neidlinger, 56

Michael “Mike” D. Neidlinger, 56

Michael “Mike” D. Neidlinger, 56, of Aquasco, MD passed away on November 23, 2020 at his home. Born on December 20, 1963 in Lebanon, PA, he was the son of William Neidlinger and Viola Neidlinger (Krall). Mike married the love of his life, Mary A. Murphy, on December 20, 2018 and they spent 13...
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David Tiller, 67

David Tiller, 67

David Tiller, 67, of Hollywood MD passed away on November 27, 2020 at his home. He was born on January 22, 1953 in Washington D.C. to the late Carr A. Tiller and Rose Proden Tiller. David was supported for many years by the ARC of Southern MD, whose caring and devoted staff helped him...
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John Harrison Nelson, 93

John Harrison Nelson, 93

John Harrison Nelson, 93 of Lexington Park, MD passed away on November 30, 2020 at Charlotte Hall Veterans Home in Charlotte Hall, MD. He was born on May 13, 1927 in Live Oak, FL to the late Otto and Virginia (Burke) Nelson. After graduating high school, John attended the Merchant Marine Academy where he...
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Douglas “Doug” Calvin Benfield, 69

Douglas “Doug” Calvin Benfield, 69

Douglas “Doug” Calvin Benfield, 69 of Mechanicsville, MD passed unexpectedly due to injuries sustained in a vehicle accident on Tuesday, November 17, 2020. He was born on April 22, 1951 in Caudwell County, NC to the late Doyle Benfield and Ruby (Lackey) Benfield. He was one of six children. Doug was a hard-working man...
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Agnes Roberta Pratt, 90

Agnes Roberta Pratt, 90 of Scotland, MD passed away on November 27, 2020 at Chesapeake Shores Nursing Center in Lexington Park, MD. She was born on July 6, 1930 in Leonardtown, MD to the late George Clarence Wise and Annie Ruth Wilkinson Wise. Roberta is a lifelong resident of St. Mary’s County. She was...
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Arthur Blane Altizer, 88

Arthur Blane Altizer, 88

Arthur Blane Altizer died at his home on November 29, 2020 at the age of 88, leaving behind his beloved wife of 58 years, Judy. He is also survived by three daughters, Kara Small, Rebecca Towns (Gene), Kimberly Busch (Dan), five grandchildren: Mitsuko Coulby (Andrew), Zachary Towns (Erin), Brianna Duvall (Colton), John Busch, and...
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Leonard Emile “Lenny” Daniele, 81

Leonard Emile “Lenny” Daniele, 81

Leonard Emile “Lenny” Daniele, 81, of Lexington Park, MD passed away on December 1, 2020 at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital. He was born on October 26, 1939 in Washington, D.C. to the late Agnes Fiorelli. Lenny spent his career as a skilled and dedicated barber until his retirement in 2015 from Paul’s Barber Shop...
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Nelma Stassfort Julian,

Nelma Stassfort Julian, devoted wife of Lt. Col. (Ret) Paul R. Julian, Jr. crossed over the river to lay under the shade tree on November 30, 2020. She was the loving mother of Carol Julian Kross, of New Bern, North Carolina, Paul Derrick Julian, of Staunton, Virginia and Charles Bruce Julian, of Leonardtown, Maryland....
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Virgil James Pendry, Jr., 61

Virgil James Pendry, Jr., 61

Virgil James Pendry, Jr., 61, of Mechanicsville, MD passed away peacefully at the St Mary’s Hospice House in Callaway, MD on November 24, 2020. Virgil was born January 9, 1959 in Washington, DC to the late Virgil James Pendry Sr. and Grace (Sullivan) Pendry. After graduating high school, he proudly served in the United...
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Carol Ann Clark King, 77

Carol Ann Clark King, 77

Carol Ann Clark King, age 77, of Mechanicsville Maryland died following emergency surgery on November 29, 2020. Carol was born on March 6, 1943 in Toledo, Ohio to Claude and Emma Clark. Raised in Beckley, West Virginia she graduated from Trappe Hill High School in 1961. Carol worked for more than 35 years at...
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Rolland Oliver “Rollie” Hower

Rolland Oliver “Rollie” Hower

Rolland Oliver “Rollie” Hower of La Plata, Maryland passed November 25, 2020 from cancer. Rollie was born in Fremont, Ohio June 14, 1928, the son of Oliver Nelson Hower and Maud Isabel (Stafford). He attended Toledo University from 1948-52, later achieving a Ph.D. in Cryobiology in 1977. He married Harryette R. Bradley on October...
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David Timothy Ruff, Sr., 79

David Timothy Ruff, Sr., 79

David Timothy Ruff, Sr., 79, of Mechanicsville, MD (previously of San Diego, CA) passed away at his home on November 30, 2020 surrounded by his loving family. David was born in Flint, MI on July 31, 1941 to the late Walter Ruff and Laura Belle Ruff. He was the 6th child out of 8...
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Lillian A. Boyden

Lillian A. Boyden

Lillian A. Boyden, a homemaker and resident of BelAlton, MD, she peacefully passed away on November 30, 2020 at the age of 92. Lillian survived by her late husband Charles “Neal” Boyden; her son Harry Boyden(Bonnie), her daughter Patsy Montgomery, her grandchildren Raymond Boyden(Stefani), Maggie Boyden, Melissa “Missi” Wood (Kevin), Krissy Davidson (Mark) and...
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Betty Marie Myers, 61

Betty Marie Myers, 61

Betty Marie Myers, 61, of Lusby, MD and formerly of Kittanning, PA, passed away on November 21, 2020 at her residence. Born July 8, 1959 in Kittanning, PA, she was the daughter of Herman L. Claypoole and the late Violet (Lytle) Claypoole. Betty graduated from Kittanning Senior High School in 1977 and attended Clarion...
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Jean S. Middleton, 97

Jean S. Middleton, age 97, died peacefully on Nov. 22, 2020 at Sagepoint Senior Living Services, La Plata, MD. She was born and raised in Washington, D.C. and moved to La Plata in 1947. She is survived by her children, Jean Winkler (Richard), Edward L. Middleton, Jr. (Susan), Mary Lou Lindholm (Richard) and Sarah...
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Kelli Jo White, 43

Kelli Jo White, 43

Kelli Jo White, 43, of Chesapeake Beach passed away Monday, November 23, 2020 at Anne Arundel Medical Center. She was born on October 29, 1977 to John and Margaret “Maggie” (Cooksey) Mandish. Kelli was raised in Prince George’s County, and graduated from Riverdale Baptist High School, where she played softball. She earned a college...
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Mary Char-Lynn “Sherri” Phipps, 53

Mary Char-Lynn “Sherri” Phipps, 53

Mary Char-Lynn “Sherri” Phipps, 53, of Chesapeake Beach passed away unexpectedly November 24, 2020. She was born July 17, 1967 in Prince Frederick to Charles and Linda (Railey) Phipps. Sherri was a lifelong resident of Calvert County and graduated from Northern High School in 1985. She enjoyed riding motorcycles, listening to music, going to...
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Ferdinand Lago, 99

Ferdinand Lago, 99

Ferdinand Lago, 99, of Huntingtown, MD passed away November 26, 2020 in Prince Frederick. He was born September 5, 1921 in New Orleans, LA and was raised in Brooklyn, NY where he attended NY public schools. He served in the U.S. Merchant Marines, and upon hearing of the attack on Pearl Harbor enlisted in...
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Stephen Scott Nelson, Sr., 44

Stephen Scott Nelson, Sr., 44

Stephen Scott Nelson, Sr., 44, of Huntingtown passed away November 28, 2020 at Calvert Health Medical Center. Stephen was born on August 28, 1976 in Tuscon, Arizona, and was raised by his parents Terence M. and Francis Helen (Reich) Coughlin in Bowie, MD. Stephen moved to Calvert County in 1993 and graduated from Northern...
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David “Dave” Francis Stream, 73

David “Dave” Francis Stream, 73

David “Dave” Francis Stream, 73, of Owings, passed away peacefully on December 2, 2020. He was born in Baltimore, to the late Roy E. Stream and Maude F. Stream. He served in the US Navy and was honorably discharged in 1972 decorated with a Vietnam Service Medal. He retired from Prince George’s County Government...
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Eleanor “Mae” Williams, 71

Eleanor “Mae” Williams, 71

Eleanor “Mae” Williams, 71, of Lexington Park, MD formerly from La Plata, MD passed away on November 24, 2020 in Clinton, MD. Born on October 10, 1949 in Clinton, MD she was the daughter of the late Eleanor Quade and Leo Quade, Sr. Mae was the loving wife of the Harold Williams whom she...
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Idella Louise Hamlin-Wheeler

Idella Louise Hamlin-Wheeler

Peacefully on Thursday, November 26, 2020, Idella Louise Hamlin-Wheeler departed this earthly life in Washington, DC. Family and friends will unite on Tuesday, December 8, 2020 from 10:00am until time of service 11:00am at Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home 2294 Old Washington Road, Waldorf, MD 20601. Interment will be held at a later date at Maryland...
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Olivia Glover

Olivia Glover

Peacefully on Thursday, November 26, 2020, Olivia went home to be with Lord. Friends may unite with the family on Friday, December 11, 2020 from 10 am until Mass of Christian Burial 11 am at St. Benedict the Moor Catholic Church located at 320 21st. Street N.E. Washington DC. Interment will follow at Fort...
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Timothy E. Francis

Timothy E. Francis

Timothy E. Francis was born on March 7, 1970 in Washington, DC to Susan W. Wood and the late James V. Francis, Jr. He suddenly departed this life at his home in Waldorf, Maryland on November 27, 2020. Timothy “Tim” attended Maryland parochial and public schools. He graduated from Friendly High School in 1988....
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