Obituaries

Joseph “Jerry” Norris, 89

Joseph “Jerry” Norris, 89

Joseph “Jerry” Norris, 89, of Ridge, MD passed away on June 14, 2018 at his home with his loving family at his side. He was born in Dameron, MD on June 8, 1929 to the late Thomas Jerry Norris and Rose Frances Trossback Norris. When Jerry was 16 years old he went to work...
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Kimberly Diane Briscoe, 45

Kimberly Diane Briscoe, 45

Kimberly Diane Briscoe, 45, of Lexington Park, MD passed away on June 14, 2018 at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown, MD surrounded by her loving family. She was born on November 30, 1972 in Leonardtown, MD to John Michael Smith (Shirley) of Lexington Park, MD and Shirley Marie Briscoe of Park Hall, MD....
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Wilma Carole “Willie” Murrow, 79

Wilma Carole “Willie” Murrow, 79

Wilma Carole “Willie” Murrow, 79, of Lexington Park, MD passed away on June 13, 2018 at Hospice House of St. Mary’s in Callaway, MD. She was born in Black Horse, MD on November 14, 1938 to the late William Earl Murrow and Carrie Singleton Murrow. Wilma was a native of Harford County but moved...
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Helen Myers Wells, 97

Helen Myers Wells, 97

Helen Myers Wells, 97., passed from this earth on June 13, 2018 at the Sagepoint Senior Living Center in La Plata, MD. Helen was born in Washington, DC to Daisy and Harry Myers on November 22, 1920. She was raised in Washington, DC and graduated from McKinley Tech High School in 1938. In January...
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Karen Ann Wilson, 63

Karen Ann Wilson, 63

Karen Ann Wilson, 63, of California, MD passed away on June 11, 2018 at The Hospice House of St. Mary’s in Callaway, MD. Karen was born in Bangor, ME on September 2, 1954 to Keith Henry Wilson and the late Louise Sheehan Wilson. Karen grew up in Fairfax, VA and always talked of fond memories...
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Harold Rodney Thompson, 77

Harold Rodney Thompson, 77

Harold Rodney Thompson, 77 of Hollywood, MD passed away on June 14, 2018 at his home. He was the son of the late Edna Elizabeth Dean Thompson and Andrew Latelle Thompson. Rodney was the loving husband of Jeanette Davis Thompson, whom he married on February 9, 1963 in Asheville, NC. He is survived by...
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Curtis Adams Seltzer, Jr. 73

Curtis Adams Seltzer, Jr. 73

Curtis Adams Seltzer, Jr. 73 of Punta Gorda, FL passed away at his son’s home in Valley Lee, MD surrounded by his loving family and friends. Born October 21, 1944 in Northampton, PA to the late Curtis Adams Seltzer, Sr. and Mary Catherine Hewett. He married Ann Mae Hallman of October 30, 1965 in...
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James William Nelson, 75

James William Nelson, 75 of Clinton, MD (formerly of St. Mary’s County, MD) passed away on June 15, 2018. Family and friends will unite on Friday, June 22, 2018 for visitation at 9:00 am until Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 am at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, 29119 Point Lookout Rd, Morganza, MD. Interment...
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Agnes Patricia Mason, 68

Agnes Patricia Mason, 68

Agnes Patricia Mason, 68 of Bushwood, MD, affectionately known as “Sugar Pig”, passed away on June 9, 2018. Agnes was the daughter of the late Sarah and James Cullins Butler. Agnes was born on September 27, 1949 in Oakville, MD and was raised with one sister, Mildred and four brothers, Francis “Figgy”, David, Rudolph...
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Roger C. Jones, 74

Roger C. Jones, 74

Roger C. Jones, 74, of Waldorf, MD, passed away on June 12, 2018. Roger was born on August 7, 1943. He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Jones. He is survived by his daughter, Lisa Dilley (David); and two grandchildren, Lorin Parrella (Donny) and Kevin Dilley. Family and friends will unite on...
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Ethel Clayton

Ethel Clayton departed this earthly life on Thursday, June 14, 2018. Family and friends will unite on Friday, June 22, 2018 from 11:00 am until time of life celebration 12noon. Inurnment Trinity Memorial Gardens, Waldorf, MD.
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Christine Angelotti “Chrissie” Moore, 58

Christine Angelotti “Chrissie” Moore, 58

Christine Angelotti “Chrissie” Moore, 58, of St. Leonard, MD passed away on June 8, 2018 at Calvert Health Medical Center. Born February 1, 1960 in Cincinnati, OH, she was the daughter of the late Dr. Robert Angelotti and Caroline (Crossfield) Angelotti. Chrissie graduated from Winston Churchill High School in 1978 and from Frostburg State...
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William D. Griffith, Jr., 75

William D. Griffith, Jr., 75

William D. Griffith, Jr., 75, of Bryans Road, MD, passed away on June 6, 2018 at Fort Washington Medical Center in Fort Washington, MD. Born in Christiansburg, VA on July 7, 1942 to the late William D. Griffith, Sr. and the late Garnett Griffith, William is survived by his wife, Helen Griffith; son, William...
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Joseph Allen Horan, 55

Joseph Allen Horan, 55

Joseph Allen Horan, 55, of Cobb Island, MD passed away June 8, 2018 at George Washington University Hospital. He was born April 11, 1963 in Cheverly, MD to Joseph Lytton and Zelma Kay (Stager) Horan. Allen was raised in Lanham and Gaithersburg and was a 1981 graduate of Seneca Valley High School. Allen was...
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Elmer Richard Channell, Sr., 99

Elmer Richard Channell, Sr., 99

Elmer Richard Channell, Sr. died peacefully at Charlotte Hall Veterans Home in Charlotte Hall, MD on Friday, June 8, 2018. He was 99. He was born June 6, 1919 in Valley Head, WV to Jeremiah Oliver and Lucy Anzina (Snyder) Channell. Elmer was raised on a farm in Valley Head and attended public schools....
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Patricia Dee Tagert, 67

Patricia Dee Tagert, 67

Patricia Dee Tagert, 67, of Waldorf, passed away at home on June 7, 2018 surrounded by her loving family. Born on June 22, 1950, in Nuremberg, Germany, Patti was the daughter of the late George E. Bland and Hazel Brock Bland. She graduated from Indiana University. Patti worked as an I.T. Specialist for the...
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Frank James Safewright, Jr., 84

Frank James Safewright, Jr., 84

Frank James Safewright, Jr., age 84 of Waldorf, Maryland, died June 10, 2018. Frank was a Veteran of the United States Army, having served during Korea and was a Plumbing Foreman for Krick Plumbing and Heating for 40 plus years. He was a member of Good Shepherd United Methodist Church in Waldorf. His work...
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Claudia Dell Dennis, 79

Claudia Dell Dennis, 79, of Waldorf, Maryland, died on June 9, 2018 at Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, DC. Born on October 12, 1938 in San Diego, California, Mrs. Dennis was the daughter of the late Edna and Claude Unger. She was a homemaker and mom who loved spending time with her children and...
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Dustin “Deebo” Alan Rudorf, 29

Dustin “Deebo” Alan Rudorf, 29

Dustin “Deebo” Alan Rudorf, 29 of Mechanicsville, MD passed away on June 6, 2018 at his residence in Mechanicsville, MD. Dustin was born on March 24, 1989 to Rudy and Debbie Rudorf in Clinton, MD. Dustin enjoyed bowling, fishing, football, baseball, NASCAR, hockey and roller hockey. His favorite pastime however was to be with...
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William Clarence “Repete” Mattingly, Sr.

William Clarence “Repete” Mattingly, Sr.

William Clarence “Repete” Mattingly, Sr., of Hollywood, MD passed away June 7, 2018, at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown, MD surrounded by his loving family. He was born at home in Hollywood, MD on February 27, 1932 to the late Albert Lee Mattingly and Mary Beatrice Wallace. Repete was a lifelong resident of...
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Walter Wise, “Walt”, 89

Walter Wise, “Walt”, 89

Walter Wise, “Walt”, 89, of Leonardtown, MD passed away on June 10, 2018 in Leonardtown, MD. Born on September 20, 1928 in Leonardtown, MD he was the son of the late Bertha Susan Mattingly Wise and William Paul Wise. Walter was the loving husband of the late Joan Patricia Russell Wise who preceded him...
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Brenda Lee Nash, 76

Brenda Lee Nash, 76

Brenda Lee Nash, 76, of Callaway, MD died June 6, 2018 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown, MD. Born January 9, 1942 in Great Mills, MD she was the daughter of the late Kenneth Aloysius and Mary Ruth Stone Woodburn. She was married to the late Harry Rexford Nash on July 2, 1960 in...
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Rudy Joseph Firmani, 89

Rudy Joseph Firmani, 89

Rudy Joseph Firmani, 89, of Edgewater passed away June 6, 2018. He was born August 23, 1928 in Italy to Silvio and Elizabeth Firmani. Rudy came to the United States with his family in 1936 and lived in Washington, D.C. He was employed as an ornamental iron worker and co-owner of Northeast Iron Works...
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Billy T. “Paleobum” Palmer, 67

Billy T. “Paleobum” Palmer, 67

Billy T. “Paleobum” Palmer, 67, of Huntingtown, MD passed away May 6, 2018 at his residence after a long battle with cancer. He was born June 7, 1950 in Cincinnati, Ohio to Harold and Bessie Palmer. Billy joined the Navy in 1970 as a Submariner and retired after 20 years. He was a Sonarman,...
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Cecil Junior Pasini, 90

Cecil Junior Pasini, 90

Cecil Junior Pasini, age 90 of La Plata, Maryland, died June 5, 2018 at the University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Center in La Plata, Maryland. Cecil joined the Navy in 1944 and then transferred to the Air Force where he served all over the world, retiring after 24 years (in 1969) as a...
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