Obituaries

William Anthony Greenwell, “Tony”, 49,

William Anthony Greenwell, “Tony”, 49,

William Anthony Greenwell, “Tony”, 49, of Mechanicsville, MD, passed away on September 13, 2022 at his home. Born on February 24, 1973 in La Plata, MD, he was the son of Molly Greenwell of Mechanicsville, MD and the late Gilbert Greenwell. Tony was the husband of Bridgett Greenwell, whom he married on September 4,...
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Mary Magdalen Johnson, 95,

Mary Magdalen Johnson, 95,

Mary Magdalen Johnson, 95, of Mechanicsville, MD, passed away on September 12, 2022 in Temple Hills, MD. Mary was born on June 16, 1927 in Mechanicsville, MD. She was the daughter of the late Ernest Joseph Dotson and the late Mary Eleanor Barnes. Mary was the loving wife of the late Joseph Francis Johnson,...
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William Floyd Dixon, “Bill”,

William Floyd Dixon, “Bill”,

William Floyd Dixon, “Bill”, of Helen, Maryland passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by his his loving family on September 12, 2022. Born on January 4, 1947, he was the son of the late William “Johnny” and Marie (Ronayne) Dixon. He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Donna (Gallerizzo) Dixon, children...
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Patricia Ann (Hill) Wood, “Patsy”, 83,

Patricia Ann (Hill) Wood, “Patsy”, 83,

Patricia Ann (Hill) Wood, “Patsy”, 83, of Mechanicsville, MD, passed away on September 6, 2022 in her home with friends and family by her side. Born on May 31, 1939 in Park Hall, MD, she was the daughter of the late Lillian Mae Pilkerton Hill and the late Hilary Francis Hill. Patsy was the...
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Daniel Joseph Coleman, 78

Daniel Joseph Coleman, 78

Daniel Joseph Coleman, 78 of California, MD passed away on September 12, 2022 at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown, MD with his loving family at his side. He was born on September 12, 1944 in Jersey City, NJ to the late John Francis Coleman and Rose Carey, immigrants from Ireland and Scotland respectively....
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Wellman Lewis “Buddy” Clark, Jr., 77,

Wellman Lewis “Buddy” Clark, Jr., 77,

Wellman Lewis “Buddy” Clark, Jr., 77, of Great Mills, MD passed away peacefully at his home on September 2, 2022 with his loving family at his side. He was born on September 29, 1944 in West Lafayette, IN to the late Wellman Lewis Clark, Sr. and Margaret Reynolds. Buddy is a 1962 graduate of...
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Russell “Rusty” William Chaney

Russell “Rusty” William Chaney

Russell “Rusty” William Chaney of White Plains, MD passed away on September 5, 2022, in LaPlata, MD. He was born November 29, 1953, in Seat Pleasant, MD to William Russell Chaney and Alice Marie Chaney (Janson). Rusty always strived to be the best. He loved bowling and was also a Ping Pong ball champion....
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Audrey Marie Raley Norton

Audrey Marie Raley Norton

Audrey Marie Raley Norton, of Ridge, MD passed away on September 11, 2022 at Discovery Commons at Wildewood. Mrs. Norton was 100 years old. She was born to William Calvert and Mignonette Marie Raley on November 18, 1921, in Dameron, MD. Mrs. Norton grew up on the Raley family farm in Dameron, MD. After...
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Charlotte Ann DeLawder, 79,

Charlotte Ann DeLawder, 79,

Charlotte Ann DeLawder, 79, of LaPlata, Maryland, passed away in Washington, DC on September 13, 2022.  She was born on December 6, 1942 in Washington, DC to the late Henry Lyle McGraw and the late Edeia Irene Earhart McGraw.  She was one of four children. On June 9, 1961, Charlotte married Robert F. DeLawder,...
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Carolyn Dill Earnshaw, 84,

Carolyn Dill Earnshaw, 84,

Carolyn Dill Earnshaw, 84, of Mechanicsville, MD passed away on September 15, 2022. She was born on June 25, 1938 to her parents, Beauford Main and Pauline Lucy Dill in Haynesville, Louisiana. After graduating high school she married Robert Earnshaw, Sr. on February 5, 1961 and together they had 3 children. She was a...
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Sharon Louise Cora, 70,

Sharon Louise Cora, 70,

Sharon Louise Cora, 70, of Upper Marlboro, MD, passed away on September 12, 2022. Sharon was born on March 7, 1952, to Archie and Mary Rogers. After graduation, she landed a career in nursing. She loved nursing and was proud of what she did. Sharon went on to have two children, Tina Patterson (Jimmy)...
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Frances Delores Burch (Gibson), 73,

Frances Delores Burch (Gibson), 73,

Frances Delores Burch (Gibson), 73, of Mechanicsville, Maryland, passed away on September 11, 2022 in Callaway, Maryland. Delores was born on September 19, 1948 to John D. Gibson and Mary Dora (Morris) Gibson in Leonardtown, Maryland. She graduated with the first graduating class of Chopticon High School in 1966. After graduation, she began working...
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Virginia Krauss White, 86,

Virginia Krauss White, 86,

Virginia Krauss White, 86, of Charlotte Hall, MD, passed away on September 8, 2022. Virginia was born on April 21, 1936, to Dr. Charles and Helen Krauss in Troy, NY. She was raised in Watervliet, NY. After Virginia graduated from House in the Pines Boarding School in Norton, Massachusetts in 1955, she pursued a...
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James William Grusholt, Jr., 64,

James William Grusholt, Jr., 64,

We mournfully announce the passing of James William Grusholt, Jr., 64, of Mechanicsville, MD. James passed away on September 3, 2022, surrounded by loved ones. James, born to James and Mary Grusholt, took his first breath on April 11, 1958. He later graduated from Bladensburg High School in 1977. While James never married, he...
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Patricia Claire Jackson, 90,

Patricia Claire Jackson, 90,

Patricia Claire Jackson, 90, of Leonardtown, MD (formerly of Waldorf, MD) passed away on September 16, 2022 at St. Mary’s Nursing Center in Leonardtown, MD. She was born on May 12, 1932 in Belmont, VA to the late Harry Stoner and Alice Nuckolls. Pat spent her entire career employed by the General Services Administration...
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Deborah Ann “Debbie” Meagher, 69

Deborah Ann “Debbie” Meagher, 69

Deborah Ann “Debbie” Meagher, 69 of Mechanicsville, Maryland, passed away following a battle with dementia on September 8, 2022 at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown, MD at the exact same time as her beloved husband, Wally, who also died at the same hospital of unrelated causes. Debbie was a lifelong resident of St....
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Walter Herbert “Wally” Meagher, Jr., 75

Walter Herbert “Wally” Meagher, Jr., 75

Walter Herbert “Wally” Meagher, Jr., 75 of Mechanicsville, MD, passed away following a stroke on September 8, 2022 at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown, MD at the exact same time as his beloved wife, Debbie, who also died at the same hospital of unrelated causes. He was born on December 23, 1946 in...
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Alexander Kokolios, 53

Alexander Kokolios, 53

Alexander Kokolios, 53 of California, MD, passed away on September 12, 2022 at his home with his loving family surrounding him. He was born on December 16, 1968 in Wuppertal, West Germany, to the late Dimitrios Kokolios and Elsbeth Schafer Kokolios. In addition to his beloved wife, Gayle, Alex is also survived by his...
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Ann Genevieve Hunt, 84

Ann Genevieve Hunt, 84

Ann Genevieve Hunt, 84 of Mechanicsville, MD passed away on September 8, 2022 at St. Mary’s Nursing Center, Leonardtown. Genevieve was born on February 16, 1938 in Leonardtown, MD to the late John Freeman Mattingly and Agnes Elizabeth (Bowles) Mattingly. Genevieve is a lifelong resident of St. Mary’s County. She is a 1956 graduate...
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Rosa “Rosie” Alberta Scriber, 91,

Rosa “Rosie” Alberta Scriber, 91,

Rosa “Rosie” Alberta Scriber, 91, of Leonardtown, Maryland peaceably transitioned at home with family on September 2, 2022.  Rosa was born on February 19, 1931 to the late Charles Henry and Clara Elizabeth Dorsey.  She was one of fourteen children.  Rosa was a lifelong resident of St. Mary’s County and she received her education...
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St. Leonard Volunteer Fire Department Regrets to Announce Passing of Life Member Charles “Bud” Ficke

St. Leonard Volunteer Fire Department Regrets to Announce Passing of Life Member Charles “Bud” Ficke

It is with deep sadness that we share with you the passing of our past President, past Treasurer, and Life Member Charles “Bud” Ficke. Bud joined St. Leonard Volunteer Fire & Rescue, Company 7 in February 1992. He obtained his Firefighter I, EVOC, First Responder, HazMat Awareness, HazMat Ops, Pumps, and Boater Safety certifications....
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Donald Bert Gray, “Big Donnie”, 55,

Donald Bert Gray, “Big Donnie”, 55,

Donald Bert Gray, “Big Donnie”, 55, of Great Mills, MD, formerly of Hollywood, MD, passed away on September 4, 2022 at his home. Born on June 22, 1967 in Cheverly, MD, he was the son of the late Barbara Jean Hayden and the late Bert Gray. Donald is survived by his only child, Donald...
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Elsie Juanita Newton Wallace, “Nita”, 84,

Elsie Juanita Newton Wallace, “Nita”, 84,

Elsie Juanita Newton Wallace, “Nita”, 84, of Hollywood, MD, passed away on September 4, 2022 in Great Mills, MD. Born on April 9, 1938 in St. Mary’s County, MD, she was the daughter of the late Elsie Marie Hill Newton and the late Martin Woodley Newton. Elsie was the loving wife of Charles Grant...
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Beatrice Fischer, “Bea”, 73,

Beatrice Fischer, “Bea”, 73,

Beatrice Fischer, “Bea”, 73, of Leonardtown, MD, passed away on August 29, 2022, at Hospice House of Southern Maryland. Born on February 11, 1949 in Switzerland, she was the daughter of the late Lily Luchinger Buhler and the late Adolf Buhler. Bea was the loving wife of Arthur R. Fischer, whom she married on...
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Gloria Marie Poe, 83

Gloria Marie Poe, 83

Gloria Marie Poe, 83 of Leonardtown, MD formerly from St. George’s Island passed away on August 23, 2022, at Hospice House of St. Mary’s Callaway, MD. Born May 7, 1939, in Maryland, she was the daughter of the late Roland and Marie Clark. Gloria is survived by her daughter, Rhonda (Matt) Scott of Lexington...
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