Obituaries

Elizabeth “Betty” V. Klock

Elizabeth “Betty” V. Klock

Elizabeth “Betty” V. Klock of St. Leonard, MD, formerly of Forestville MD, passed away on Monday, November 20, 2017, at the age of 83. Betty was born on May 24, 1934, in Washington, DC, to Bertha Kasulke and Peter E. Nielsen. Betty was a loving wife, mother and friend, who always put everyone else...
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Audrey Clairine Rusmisel Stanton

Audrey Clairine Rusmisel Stanton

Audrey Clairine Rusmisel Stanton passed away peacefully Monday, November 20th surrounded by her loving family. Audrey was born September 14, 1935 in Washington, DC to the late William R. Rusmisel and Mautie Mola (Kincaid) Rusmisel. Audrey’s greatest joy was being surrounded by and spending time with her family and friends, especially recently loving on...
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Mary Ellen Noel, 47

Mary Ellen Noel, 47

Mary Ellen Noel, 47, of LaPlata, MD passed away on November 18, 2017 at the University of MD Charles Regional Medical Center. Born in Buffalo, NY on December 8, 1969 to the late Allan Streit and the late Rosalyn Streit, she is also predeceased by her step-mother, JoAnn Peterson-Streit and step-brother, Jeffrey Peterson. Mary...
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Frances Margaret Sherbert, 101

Frances Margaret Sherbert, 101

Frances Margaret Sherbert, 101, passed away November 19, 2017 at Solomons Nursing Center. She was born December 6, 1915 in Smithville, now part of Dunkirk, MD to Joseph William and Gertrude May (Chaney) Armiger. Frances was raised on the family farm in Smithville and attended the former Smithville School. She married Joseph William Sherbert...
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Glenn “Gus” Algire Waltersdorff Jr., 66

Glenn “Gus” Algire Waltersdorff Jr., 66

Glenn “Gus” Algire Waltersdorff Jr., 66, died Monday, November 20, 2017, suddenly at Home. He leaves life partner; Cathy Waltersdorff, Son; Glenn Waltersdorff III, Daughters; Erin Petrillo, (Chris), Jamea Peterson, (Ryan), Christin Waltersdorff, and five Grandchildren; Marty, Dominic, Ryan Jr., Bryce, and Allie. Born and raised in Hanover, PA only son of the late...
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Shirley Ann Tayac, 78

Shirley Ann Tayac, 78

Shirley Ann Tayac, age 78 of Port Tobacco, Maryland, died November 19, 2017. Shirley loved to play Bingo, going to the Casino, organizing things, and socializing. Her family was her main concern, especially children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. She was the daughter of Leroy Harris and Juanita Harris. In addition to her parents, she was...
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Joseph Francis Long, “J.F.” 70

Joseph Francis Long, “J.F.” 70

Joseph Francis Long, “J.F.” 70 of Leonardtown, MD passed away at his home on November 18, 2017. Born on December 17, 1946, he was the son of the late Mary Susan Hall Long, and Joseph Albert Long, III. Joseph was the loving husband of Linda Thompson Long, whom he married on July 12, 1969...
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Kevin Adam Howell

Kevin Adam Howell

Kevin Adam Howell went to our Lord Jesus Christ on November 13, 2017. He passed away in his home among loved ones. He was born February 21, 1984 in Clinton, Maryland to James Edward Howell, Jr. and Linda Marie Howell. Kevin Adam Howell was a loving father, a grateful son, a giving husband and...
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Thelma Jean Crine

Thelma Jean Crine

Thelma Jean Crine, of Mechanicsville, Maryland, passed away November 16, 2017, at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown, Maryland, with her loving husband at her side. She was born December 15, 1950, in Morgantown, West Virginia to the late Clayde B. Rogers and Thelma Marie Cottrell. Jean was not only a stay at home...
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Mary Juliana Knott, 92

Mary Juliana Knott, 92

Mary Juliana Knott, 92, of Mechanicsville, MD (formerly of St. Mary’s City) passed away November 18, 2017 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born on August 18, 1925 to the late Joseph Leonard Mayor Sr. and Myrtle Elizabeth Ridgell Mayor. Juliana married the love of her life, James I. Knott,...
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Anita Louise Davis, 78

Anita Louise Davis, 78

Anita Louise Davis, 78, of Leonardtown, MD passed away November 18, 2017 at Hospice House of St. Mary’s in Callaway, MD with her loving daughters at her side. She was born on February 5, 1939 in Washington, DC to the late Albert Lester Peacock and Mannetta Foster Peacock. Anita spent many years as a...
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Calvin Theodore “Ted” Abell, Jr., 68

Calvin Theodore “Ted” Abell, Jr., 68

Calvin Theodore “Ted” Abell, Jr., 68, of Ridge, MD passed away November 18, 2017 at Med Star St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown, MD. He was born on January 19, 1949 to the late Calvin Theodore Abell, Sr. and Agnes Rosalee Franck. Ted is a 1966 graduate of St. Mary’s Ryken High School. On October...
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Pauline Goldie Swaim, 74

Pauline Goldie Swaim, 74

Pauline Goldie Swaim, 74, of Leonardtown, MD passed away November 18, 2017 at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital surrounded by her loving family. She was born on June 25, 1943 in Baltimore, MD to the late Paul Owen Pumphrey and Lillian Spinks Pumphrey. Pauline was a 1962 graduate of Berkley Springs High School in West...
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Constance Walker Wettengel, 74

Constance Walker Wettengel, 74

Constance Walker Wettengel, 74, passed away suddenly at her home in Dameron, MD on November 19, 2017. Heaven gained its best and brightest angel that morning, and she would want this time to be happy, joyful and filled with stories and love. In addition to being survived by her beloved husband of 58 years,...
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Martha “Marty” Charlotte Mattingly, 89

Martha “Marty” Charlotte Mattingly, 89

Martha “Marty” Charlotte Mattingly, 89, of Valley Lee, MD formerly from Cheverly, MD, and Wilkesbarre, PA passed away on November 17, 2017 in Callaway, MD. Born on December 17, 1927 in Wilkerbarre, PA, she was the daughter of the late Margaret Schydlowski, and Casmir Schydlowski. Marty was the loving wife the late Herbert Lee...
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Doris Ann Gibson

Doris Ann Gibson

Peacefully on Saturday, November 18, 2017 Doris Ann Gibson departed this earthly life. Family will unite with friends on Wednesday, November 29, 2017 from 6:00pm until 8:00pm and on Thursday, November 30, 2017 from 11:00am until time of service 12:00pm at Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home 2294 Old Washington Road, Waldorf, MD 20601. Interment will follow...
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John Paul Miles, Jr., 78

John Paul Miles, Jr., 78

John Paul Miles, Jr., 78 of California, MD, entered into eternal rest on November 19, 2017 at Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC. John was surrounded by his loving children and family members. Family and friends will gather on Saturday, December 2, 2017 for visitation at 10 am until Mass of Christian Burial at 11...
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Joseph Test Hatfield, 80

Joseph Test Hatfield, 80

Joseph Test Hatfield of Dunkirk, MD, passed away on Thursday, November 16, 2017, at the age of 80. Joseph was born in Lancaster, PA, on February 5, 1937 to Jean and Benjamin Hatfield. For 61 years, he was the beloved husband of Barbara L. Hatfield. He was the loving father of Joe...
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Joyce Virginia Tipton, 77

Joyce Virginia Tipton, 77

Joyce Virginia Tipton, 77 of Ocean View, Delaware (formerly of Nanjemoy, Maryland), died November 14, 2017, from a long battle with cancer, surrounded by her loving family. Joyce was a Certified Medical Assistant at doctors’ offices. She was a very caring and loving woman who loved her family with passion. She loved the beach,...
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Jamie Robert Weimert, 29

Jamie Robert Weimert, 29, of Cobb Island, died unexpectedly on November 12, 2017. He was born on September 29, 1988, and is the son of Lori and Derrick Spears. Jamie was to everybody, exactly what they needed. He was a devoted and loving son, brother, and father. He was a kind and giving friend....
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James “Ronnie” Flora

James “Ronnie” Flora

James “Ronnie” Flora of Mechanicsville, MD and formerly of Beltsville, MD, passed on November 14, 2017 at Washington Hospital Center. Ronnie is survived by Cecelia (BB) M. Dornall Flora, his wife of 38 years, devoted father of Tracy Flora and Lois Ort, both of Mechanicsville and Kimberly June of Glen Burnie; grandfather of Chase...
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Jesse Ignatius Farrell, 37

Jesse Ignatius Farrell, 37, of Avenue, MD passed away on Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital. He was born July 5, 1980 in Leonardtown, MD to Noble Farrell and Sharon Morris Farrell. Jesse was a lifelong resident of St. Mary’s County. Jesse married his girl Marjorie on July 5, 2008 at...
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Donald Henry Carroll, “Donnie”, 78

Donald Henry Carroll, “Donnie”, 78

Donald Henry Carroll, “Donnie”, 78 of Dameron, MD passed away on November 8, 2017 at his home. Born on November 15, 1938 in Dameron, MD, he was the son of the late Viola Augusta Ridgell Carroll, and Lloyd Thomas Carroll. Donald is survived by his wife Rose M. Carroll whom he married in St....
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Wendy Renee Francisco, 43

Wendy Renee Francisco, 43

On Wednesday, November 15, 2017, Wendy Renee Francisco, 43 of Brandywine, MD, entered into eternal rest. Wendy was one of six children, born on December 23, 1973 to parents, Johnny Solis Francisco and Mildred Francis Francisco. She was the mother of two beautiful children, Molly Morris and Jack Morris, whom she loved with her...
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William Fenwick, 73

William Fenwick, 73

William Fenwick, 73 of Lexington Park, MD, entered into eternal rest on November 16, 2017. Family and friends will unite on Saturday, November 25, 2017 for visitation at 10 am until Mass of Christian Burial at 10:45 am at St. Peter Claver Catholic Church, 16922 St. Peter Claver Rd, Ridge, MD 20680. Interment to...
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