Obituaries

Melinda Paes D’Cruz, 94

Melinda Paes D’Cruz, 94

Melinda Paes D’Cruz, 94, of Chesapeake Beach passed away February 12, 2018 surrounded by family. She was born December 10, 1923 in Goa, India to Antonio and Beatrice (Soares) Paes. Melinda married Theodore D’Cruz in 1956 and they moved to Pakistan later that year. Melinda immigrated to the United States in 1988 and lived...
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Richard Edwin “Dick” Wilson

Richard Edwin “Dick” Wilson

Richard Edwin “Dick” Wilson died peacefully at his residence in the Asbury-Solomons Retirement Community on Sunday, February 11, 2018. He was born on December 16, 1931, in Omaha, Nebraska, the oldest of four children. He was predeceased by Jerry (Jerka) Domic, his wife of 27 years. Together they had two children, Kenneth Jerome Wilson...
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Rebecca Ann Bradshaw, 30

Rebecca Ann Bradshaw, 30

Rebecca Ann Bradshaw, 30, of Lexington Park, MD passed away February 15, 2018. She was born January 1, 1988 in Silver spring, MD to James A. and Sherry (Brown) Pate. Becky was a resident of North Beach prior to moving to Lexington Park. She was preceded in death by her father James A. Pate....
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William James Andrew “Bill” Bonwitt, 79

William James Andrew “Bill” Bonwitt, 79

William James Andrew “Bill” Bonwitt, 79, of Upper Marlboro passed away February 14, 2018. He was born November 26, 1938 in Mt. Vernon, NY to Wilhelm and Isabella (Anderwald) Bonwitt. Bill was raised in Norwalk, CT and graduated from Norwalk High School. He then graduated from Hamilton College in New York with a Bachelor’s...
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Mildred Trott Bowen, 91

Mildred Trott Bowen, 91

Mildred Trott Bowen, 91, a lifelong resident of Huntingtown, MD passed away February 15, 2018. Mildred was born May 28, 1926 in Huntingtown to Mary E. (Ward) and Elmer Gibson Trott. She attended Calvert County schools and graduated from Calvert High School and business school in Baltimore. She married Harry “Boyd” Bowen October 18,...
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Patricia “Pat” Ann Hughes, 83

Patricia “Pat” Ann Hughes, 83

Patricia “Pat” Ann Hughes, 83, of Valley Lee, MD formerly from Ft. Washington, MD passed away on February 14, 2018 in Leonardtown, MD. Born on April 28, 1934 in Washington, DC, she was the daughter of the late Martha Elizabeth Alvey Foote and Joseph Elmer Foote. Pat was the loving husband of Thomas Raymond...
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Benjamin “Lester” Cusic, Sr., 93

Benjamin “Lester” Cusic, Sr., 93

Benjamin “Lester” Cusic, Sr., 93 of Leonardtown, MD passed away on February 8, 2018 in his home in Leonardtown, MD. Born on September 20, 1924 in Leonardtown, MD he was the son of the late Pearl Elizabeth Bussler Cusic and Richard Stephen Cusic. Lester was the loving husband of Frances Idalia Cusic whom he...
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Ella E. Neal, 77

Ella E. Neal, 77

Ella E. Neal, 77, of Hollywood, Maryland peacefully departed this life on February 8, 2018 surrounded by family. Ella was born on May 11, 1940 to the late Ella and Mason Hebb in Leonardtown, Maryland. Ella was preceded in death by James W. Neal, her loving husband of 50 years, siblings Jimmy Hebb, Randolph...
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Carolyn Lucretia Miller, 66

Carolyn Lucretia Miller, 66

Carolyn Lucretia Miller, 66 of Bushwood, MD, entered into eternal rest on February 14, 2018. Family and friends will unite on Wednesday, February 21, 2018 for visitation at 9 am until time of service at 11 am at Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home, 38576 Brett Way, Mechanicsville, MD. Interment to follow at Sacred Heart Church Cemetery,...
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Joanne Margaret Stallings

Joanne Margaret Stallings

Peacefully on Wednesday, February 14, 2018, Joanne Margaret Stallings passed away in Waldorf, MD. Joanne was born in Grand Forks, ND and moved to the Southern Maryland area after high school. She was a small business owner and operated Dior beauty salon for 35 years. She worked and managed the salon and her employees...
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Apostle James Silver

Apostle James Silver

Peacefully on Tuesday, February 13, 2018, Apostle James Silver went home to be with his Lord in Washington, DC. On Friday, February 23, 2018, family and friends will unite from 12:00 noon until time of service at 6:00 p.m. and on Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until time of Celebration of Life Service at 10:00...
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Harold Augustin Gordon

Harold Augustin Gordon

Harold Augustin Gordon entered into eternal rest on Monday, February 12, 2018 at Washington Hospital Center in Washington, D.C. Lovingly and affectionately known as ‘Irving’ and ‘Gus’ to his family and friends, Harold Augustin Gordon was born on April 7, 1946 to the late Evelyn Gordon and James Coates. Harold was employed by the...
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Mary Estelle Johnson Carroll, 87

Mary Estelle Johnson Carroll, 87

Mary Estelle Johnson Carroll, 87, was born February 20, 1930 to the late Allen and Mary Ethel Johnson. Estelle was a lifelong resident of St. Mary’s County. She was a lifetime member of St. Peter Claver Catholic Church. Estelle was a caretaker for many years. She had a great passion for caring for others....
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Marsha, A Warner-Carroll, 63

Marsha, A Warner-Carroll, 63

Marsha, A Warner-Carroll, 63, of Saint Leonard, MD, passed away suddenly Wednesday morning 17 January 2017. Born 10 October 1954 and raised with her siblings Vicki and Kirk Warner in the suburbs of Washington DC to include Silver Spring and Takoma Park, Maryland. Marsha attended and graduated from Montgomery Blair High School. She earned...
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Rev. David Warren Henson, Sr., 70

Rev. David Warren Henson, Sr., 70

Rev. David Warren Henson, Sr., age 70 of Waldorf, Maryland, died February 6, 2018 at his residence with Hospice. David attended the National Church of God Ministries Program and became Senior Pastor at Pathway Church of God and Brandywine Church of God. He enjoyed hunting and fishing and in his early years prior to...
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DuWayne “Pete” Sebenaler, 98

DuWayne “Pete” Sebenaler, 98

DuWayne “Pete” Sebenaler (98 years young), known as Dad, or Pop Pop, of La Plata, MD, passed peacefully with family February 6, 2018 at the University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Center. DuWayne was the beloved husband of Alice and devoted father to Debra, Brian, and Michael. Born in St. Charles, Minnesota, May 22,...
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Martin “Marty” Hunt

Martin “Marty” Hunt

Martin “Marty” Hunt of Waldorf, MD died February 4, 2018. Marty was an Offset Pressman for 36 years with N.O.A.A. (Department of Commerce) and was a member of Good Shepherd United Methodist Church in Waldorf, Maryland. He loved the Redskins and Nationals, attending sports events with his kids, grandkids, and great-grandkids and was always...
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Mary Lucille Dyson, 86

Mary Lucille Dyson, 86

Mary Lucille Dyson, age 86 of White Plains, Maryland, died February 1, 2018 at Restore Rehab in White Plains, Maryland. Lucille was an Insurance Agent for 25 plus years with Alger and O’Neil Insurance Company in La Plata, Maryland and a member of Christ Episcopal Church Port Tobacco Parish in La Plata, Maryland. She...
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James Louis Scott

James Louis Scott

James Louis Scott, better known as Poppy, Scotty, Uncle Lukey, Jay and Buzz, 83 of LaPlata, MD, died at home on February 1, 2018, after a lengthy illness. Louis was born in Washington, DC, on April 22, 1934. He was the son of the late Mary Blanche Welch Scott and Joseph Leo Scott. Scotty...
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Margaret A. Sansone, 98

Margaret A. Sansone, 98

Margaret A. Sansone, age 98 of Waldorf, Maryland, died January 31, 2018. Margaret was a retired Clerk with the Defense Mapping Agency who also liked to dance. Born and raised in Georgetown, her father delivered supplies by barge down the C&O Canal. She was known as a loving wife, mother, and grandmother who enjoyed...
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Evelyn Lorraine Sansbury Apperson, 80

Evelyn Lorraine Sansbury Apperson, 80

Evelyn Lorraine Sansbury Apperson, age 80, of Brandywine, MD, died on January 31, 2018 at Southern Maryland Hospital in Clinton, MD. Evelyn was a Retired Secretary with the Prince George’s County Board of Education after 35 years of service. She was a lifetime resident of the area and a member of Good Shepherd United...
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Linda Rae Grooms Allen, 76

Linda Rae Grooms Allen, 76

Linda Rae Grooms Allen, 76, of White Plains, Maryland, died on January 31, 2018 at the MedStar Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, DC. Born on November 22, 1941 in North Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, she was the daughter of the late Edith Lillian Bailey Loar and Walter Cleveland Loar. Mrs. Allen graduated from Penn Commercial College...
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Clement “Miles” Mattingly, 95

Clement “Miles” Mattingly, 95

Clement “Miles” Mattingly, 95 of Avenue, MD passed away on February 9, 2018 in the Charlotte Hall Veterans Home in Charlotte Hall, MD. Born on July 17, 1922 in Leonardtown, MD he was the son of the late Agnes Gertrude Miles Mattingly and Charles Jenkins Mattingly, Sr. Miles is survived by his siblings: Ann...
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Anne Maude Wheeler Patton, 80

Anne Maude Wheeler Patton, 80

Anne Maude Wheeler Patton, 80 of Valley Lee, MD formerly from Hurry, MD passed away surrounded by her loving family on February 7, 2018. Born on September 16, 1937 in Hurry, MD, she was the daughter of the late Ann Maude Russell Wheeler and Joseph Latham Wheeler. Anne was the loving wife of the...
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Catherine Ann Waring Barnes

Catherine Ann Waring Barnes, known all her life as Kitty, passed away peacefully on February 7, 2018. Born in Chicago, Kitty and her family returned to Southampton, the Waring family farm in Chaptico, during the Great Depression. A full teaching scholarship enabled her to attend Western Maryland College (now, McDaniel College) where she graduated...
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