Obituaries

Cobb Island Volunteers Announces Passing of Past Member Robert (Bob) Bornschein

Cobb Island Volunteers Announces Passing of Past Member Robert (Bob) Bornschein

We regret to announce the passing of Past Member Robert J. Bornschein (Bob), April 24, 1964 – January 23, 2020. Bob joined our department in February 2008. Bob was very active operationally during his time as a member with the Cobb Island Volunteer Fire Department and EMS. He was recognized as one of our...
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Laura Sansbury Trott, 84

Laura Sansbury Trott, 84

Laura Sansbury Trott, 84, a longtime resident of Dunkirk passed away at the Mandrin Care Center in Harwood. She was born March 12, 1935 in Friendship to Edward Henry and Georgia Dent (Weems) Sansbury. Laura was raised in Friendship and attended Tracey’s Elementary and graduated from Southern High School. She married Louis Edgar Trott...
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Linda B. Weigel

Linda B. Weigel

Linda B. Weigel of Port Republic passed away January 22, 2020 after a two month battle with ovarian cancer. Linda was born May 11, 1953 in Baltimore to Joseph and Geraldine Bauer. The oldest of six children, she was educated at St. Clare’s Elementary School and Kenwood High School before earning a Bachelor’s degree...
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Colonel John A. Cosgrove, 90

Colonel John A. Cosgrove, 90

Col John A. Cosgrove ,90, of Prince Frederick, MD, died on January 19, 2020 at the Burnett Calvert Hospice House. He was born on October 28, 1929 to Michael and Florence Garetta Cosgrove in Brooklyn, New York. John graduated from Jamaica High School, attended New York University where he received a Bachelor of Science...
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Dorothy “Dot” Louise Dixon, 89

Dorothy “Dot” Louise Dixon, 89

Dorothy “Dot” Louise Dixon, 89 of Hollywood, MD formerly from Largo, FL passed away on January 22, 2020 in Leonardtown, MD. She was born on March 18, 1930 in Mt. Rainer, MD and was the loving daughter of the late Agnes M. Krug Moler and Albert H. Moler. Dot married the love of her...
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Erma Marie Stover, 88

Erma Marie Stover, 88

Erma Marie Stover, 88, of Charlotte Hall, MD, formerly of Cumberland, MD, passed away peacefully on January 3, 2020. Born on February 19, 1931 in Colcord, West Virginia, she was the daughter of the late Howard Stover and the late Maudie Jarrell Stover. Erma was the 6th of 14 children (8 girls and 6...
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Joy Lynn Foard, 73

Joy Lynn Foard, 73

Joy Lynn Foard, 73, of Benedict, Maryland passed away on January 18, 2020 at her daughters home in Mechanicsville, Maryland surrounded by her family. Joy was born on March 28, 1946 in Washington DC to the late Hooper R. and Dorothy Brown Kagle. She is proceeded in death by her husband Charles Rawlings “Ronnie”...
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Debora Marie MacTaggart, 62

Debora Marie MacTaggart, 62

Debora Marie MacTaggart, 62, of Leonardtown, MD, passed away on January 14, 2020 at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital. She was born on December 26, 1957 to the late Joseph Gray Lumpkin and Helen Norma Helton. Debora married her beloved husband, Gavin MacTaggart before his passing in July 1994. Together they celebrated 14 wonderful years...
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Roy Franklin Hoffman, Jr

Roy Franklin Hoffman, Jr

Roy Franklin Hoffman, Jr of Mechanicsville, Maryland died peacefully on Friday, January 10, 2020, at St. Mary’s Nursing Center after a long battle with multiple sclerosis. Mr. Hoffman was born July 26, 1952 in Cheverly, Maryland to the late Lois Hoffman Garner and Roy Hoffman. Roy graduated from Suitland High School where he met...
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Mary Ellen Eagan, 81

Mary Ellen Eagan, 81

Mary Ellen Eagan, 81, of Huntingtown passed away January 13, 2020. She was born August 23, 1938 in Washington, D.C., to Harry Theodore and Helen Bertha DeJarnette. Mary Ellen grew up in DC and later moved with her family to Riverdale. She graduated from Northwestern High School and attended Washington School for Secretaries. Mary...
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Joanna D. Turner

Born and raised in Washington D.C. and married Ken Turner in 1949 moving to Maryland. They were long time residents of Calvert County after Ken’s retirement. She moved in with Carol and Andy after Ken’s death and finally moved to Haines City FL in 2015. She is survived by her children, Carol (Andy) and...
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Richard Michael Burns

Richard Michael Burns

Richard Michael Burns, devoted husband, family man, and friend, tipped his hat in parting on December 18, 2019. Though beset by chronic health issues over recent years, nothing would diminish his determination, spirit, or sense of humor. When the end of his journey finally did come, he passed peacefully amid the love of his...
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William Albert “Billy” Dowell, 85

William Albert “Billy” Dowell, 85

William Albert “Billy” Dowell, 85, of Sunderland passed away January 13, 2020. William Albert Dowell was born December 2, 1934. He was the youngest of 6 and the last family member to be born at home. Upon graduating high school, his music teacher said she could get him into the Peabody Institute. If you...
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Justin Robert “Cheech” Belanger, 31

Justin Robert “Cheech” Belanger, 31

Justin Robert “Cheech” Belanger, 31, of Huntingtown passed away January 11, 2020. He was born August 12, 1988 in Prince Frederick to Robert John and Casondra Marie (Walsh) Belanger. Justin was raised in Huntingtown and graduated from Northern High School in 2007. He was employed as a truck and heavy equipment mechanic with Grzybowski...
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Sherry Ann Pate, 64

Sherry Ann Pate, 64

Sherry Ann Pate, 64, of Mechanicsville, MD, formerly of Calvert County, MD passed away January 8, 2020 at Georgetown University Hospital. Sherry was born April 2, 1955 in Bethesda, MD to Peggy Ann (Posey) and Lawrence William Brown. She was raised in Wheaton and graduated from Wheaton High School in 1973. She was a...
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Roger Dale Smith Sr., 60

Roger Dale Smith Sr., 60

Roger Dale Smith Sr., 60, lifelong resident of Wallville, MD went home to heaven Thursday January 9th, 2020 to be with his late parents James & F. Louise Smith, daughter Lisa, brothers Eddie and Lee, and sister Donna Raye. Roger was a loving husband to Bernice of 21 years, caring father to Staci (Lusby),...
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Elmer Wayland “Elmo” Lewis, Jr., 82

Elmer Wayland “Elmo” Lewis, Jr., 82

Elmer Wayland “Elmo” Lewis, Jr., 82, of Mechanicsville, MD departed this life on Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown, MD with his family by his side. Elmo was born on May 6, 1937 in Washington, D.C., to the late Elmer Wayland Lewis, Sr. and Virginia Dale (Hamilton) Lewis. Elmo...
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Howard Pearson Loux III, 67

Howard Pearson Loux III, 67

Howard Pearson Loux III, 67, of Waldorf, MD passed away at his home on December 15, 2019. Born 3/26/52 in Hilltown, PA, he was the son of Howard Pearson Loux, Jr. and Betty Jane Fox and the stepson of Charles Fox. He was preceded in death by both parents and his stepfather. Howard met...
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Sloan Walter Reynolds, 3 Months

Sloan Walter Reynolds, 3 Months

Sloan Walter Reynolds, 3 months, of California, Maryland, passed away on Monday, January 6, 2020. Born on October 6, 2019, in Annapolis, MD, he was the son of Patrick and Shelby Reynolds. Sloan was the happiest baby in the world; most notably recognized by his humongous cheeks, multiple chins, and gummy grin. He adored...
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Ida Mae Gannon, 82

Ida Mae Gannon, 82

Ida Mae Gannon, 82, of LaPlata, MD departed this life on Wednesday, January 1, 2020, at MedStar Washington Hospital Center, Washington, D.C. surrounded by her loving family. Ida Mae was born January 20, 1937 in Washington, D.C. She was the loving daughter of the late Robert Kaplan and Ruby Mae (Croson) Kaplan. She was...
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Elisabeth Ann Follett, 84

Elisabeth Ann Follett, 84

Elisabeth Ann Follett, 84, of Solomons, MD, passed away at Asbury Nursing Home on January 4, 2020. Born on April 28, 1935 in McKeesport, Pennsylvania, she was the daughter of the late George E. Wells and Helen Gray. Elisabeth moved to Southern Maryland in 1970 and married her beloved husband, Charles V. Follett in...
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Albert F. Andrade Jr., 91

Albert F. Andrade Jr., 91

Albert F. Andrade Jr., 91, of Owings, MD passed away on January 2, 2020 in Charlotte Hall, MD. Born in Yuma, AZ he was a son of the late Judith (Lavendar) and Albert F. Andrade Sr.. He was the beloved husband of Ethel (Owens) Andrade. They celebrated their seventy-first wedding anniversary in November 2019....
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Mary Loretta Beavan Norris, 98

Mary Loretta Beavan Norris, 98

Mary Loretta Beavan Norris, 98, passed away on January 4, 2020 in Leonardtown, MD. She was born on August 7, 1921 in Leonardtown, Maryland to Bernard Stanton Beavan and Lillian Catherine (Mattingly) Beavan, both deceased. She was a life-long resident of St. Mary’s County, Maryland. She was a graduate of St. Mary’s Academy in...
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Christopher Drew Trott, 61

Christopher Drew Trott, 61

Christopher Drew Trott, 61, a lifelong resident of Galesville, MD passed away suddenly December 29, 2019 at his residence. He was born December 16, 1958 in Annapolis, MD to Jean (Siegert) and Calvin C. Trott. He graduated from Southern High School in 1976. He was a self-employed house painting contractor, and owned and operated...
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Joan Crismond Thorp, 82

Joan Crismond Thorp, 82

Joan Crismond Thorp 82 of Marbury, MD. passed away peacefully on January 2, 2020 in LaPlata, MD. She was born on May 3, 1937 in Washington, DC to the late Earl M. Crismond. She is also predeceased by her husband Jess R. Thorp. Joan is survived by her son, Martin Thorp (Darlene) and her...
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