Obituaries

Virgie Lorraine (Dustin) Finley

Virgie Lorraine (Dustin) Finley

Mrs. Virgie Lorraine (Dustin) Finley, of District Heights, Maryland, born on January 16, 1928 in Washington D.C., to the late Amy P. Dustin and the late Walter W. Dustin, passed away peacefully at age 90 on October 5, 2018 at Tribute Assisted Living, Gainesville, Virginia. Virgie grew up in District Heights, Maryland and later,...
Read More »

Thomas Warren Horstkamp, 23

Thomas Warren Horstkamp, 23

Thomas Warren Horstkamp, 23, of Huntingtown, MD passed away on October 10, 2018 in Prince Frederick, Maryland. He was born on May 18, 1995 in Prince Frederick, MD to Robert W and the late Beverly Wood Horstkamp. He enjoyed skateboarding and playing video games. Tommy loved life, and he was a good uncle and...
Read More »

Seth Wayne Beverage, 19

Seth Wayne Beverage, 19

Seth Wayne Beverage, 19, of King George, Virginia and formerly of Prince Frederick, Maryland passed away on October 9, 2018 in Prince Frederick, Maryland. Seth was a big hearted and very talented young man. He had a love for music that showed through his ability to play the piano and almost any instrument he...
Read More »

Francis Roland Windsor, 77

Francis Roland Windsor, 77

Francis Roland Windsor, 77, of Lothian, MD passed away October 11, 2018 at Washington Hospital Center. He was born October 23, 1940 in Lothian to Roland Moses and Mary Elizabeth (Howard) Windsor. He was a 1958 graduate of Southern High School. Francis married Charlotte Ann Griffith on May 27, 1961 at Our Lady of...
Read More »

Page Almas Stallings, 76

Page Almas Stallings, 76

Page Almas Stallings, 76, of Calvert County passed away October 10, 2018. He was born June 5, 1942 in Lusby to Warren and Louise (Cochran) Stallings. Page was raised in Calvert County and attended Calvert High School. He served in the United States Army and was stationed in Okinawa, Japan. Page married Dorothy Hall...
Read More »

Ann C. Lake, 87

Ann C. Lake, 87

Ann C. Lake, 87, of Solomons, MD passed away on October 11, 2018 at St. Mary’s Hospice in Leonardtown, MD. Born on October 9, 1931 in Clearfield, Pennsylvania, she was the daughter of Bowman and Mildred Cowdrick. Ann graduated from Anacostia High School in Washington, D.C. and attended Mt. Vernon United Methodist Church. While...
Read More »

Vicky Lee Greer, 63

Vicky Lee Greer, 63

Vicky Lee Greer, age 63 of La Plata, Maryland, died October 14, 2018 at the University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Center in La Plata, Maryland. Vicky was a retired school teacher and vice principal with the Charles County Public School System for 20 plus years. She was a member of the La Plata...
Read More »

Helen Dorothy Lee (Dottie) Morton Calisti, 82

Helen Dorothy Lee (Dottie) Morton Calisti, 82

Helen Dorothy Lee (Dottie) Morton Calisti, age 82, passed away peacefully on October 12, 2018 with her family by her side. Dottie was born on August 9, 1936 in Independence, Virginia. She was the daughter of the late Gwyn and Ruby Morton. Dottie was also preceded in death by her first husband, Ellwood Shaw;...
Read More »

Marjorie Joan Charron, 74

Marjorie Joan Charron, 74

Marjorie Joan Charron, 74, of Waldorf, MD passed away on October 10, 2018 at SagePoint Senior Living. Marjorie was born on November 29, 1943 in Washington, DC to the late John and Marjorie Hughes. Marjorie was a Registered Nurse having worked at Physicians Memorial, Greater Southeast and Georgetown University Hospitals. Her greatest pride came...
Read More »

Howard George Burch, 62

Howard George Burch, 62, of White Plains, Maryland, died suddenly at his home on Wednesday, October 10, 2018. Born on May 27, 1956, he was the son of the late Bertha Ann Buckler Burch and Russell Arthur “Skip” Burch, Sr. George was an electrician with Taylor Electric Company. He enjoyed hunting, playing cards, drinking...
Read More »

Carol S. Riegler, 75

Carol S. Riegler, 75

Carol S. Riegler, 75, passed away on Wednesday, October 10, 2018. Born on February 1, 1943 in Detroit, Michigan, Carol was the youngest of four children born to the late Charles and Ruth Goodwin of Cookeville, Tennessee. Carol enjoyed her life to the fullest. She always brightened a room with her warm smile and...
Read More »

Joseph “Big Joe” Nowak

Joseph “Big Joe” Nowak

On Wednesday, October 10, 2018, Joseph “Big Joe” Nowak passed away surrounded by his loving family. Joseph Charles Nowak was born in Blawnox, Pennsylvania on September 26, 1953, to Joseph Nowak and Charlotte Faye Roach. An only child, he grew up close to his family, especially his cousins, Jake and Elaine. A Boy Scout,...
Read More »

Gladys Theresa Windsor, 90

Gladys Theresa Windsor, age 90, of Upper Marlboro, MD died on October 9, 2018 in Waldorf, MD. Gladys was a lifelong farmer and farm owner, as well as a CCD Teacher and member at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Baden. She was a seamstress that enjoyed reading and taking care of her nieces and...
Read More »

Claudia Gardine Forbes, 72

Claudia Gardine Forbes, 72

Claudia Gardine Forbes, age 72 of La Plata, Maryland, died October 8, 2018 at the University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Center in La Plata, Maryland. Claudia enjoyed Bingo, sewing, travel, music and dancing. She was always helping others – her home was a safe haven. She was the daughter of Douglas Gardine and...
Read More »

Dennis Richard Vaira, 64

Dennis Richard Vaira, 64

Dennis Richard Vaira, age 64, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday October 7, 2018. Born on August 4, 1954 in Washington, Pennsylvania, Dennis spent most of his life in Southern Maryland, growing up in Bryans Road, working for many years in Waldorf, and raising his family in La Plata. He was a proud graduate of...
Read More »

Margaret Mary Huffman, 90

Margaret Mary Huffman, 90

Margaret Mary Huffman, 90, of Dameron, MD (previously from Landover Hills, MD) passed away peacefully on Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at home surrounded by her loving family. She was born March 14, 1928 in Greenville, NC to the late Bernard J. Sweeney and Mary Elizabeth Lynch. She was the beloved wife of the late...
Read More »

Jack Paul Bell, age 82

Jack Paul Bell, age 82

Jack Paul Bell, age 82, of Mechanicsville Maryland, passed away peacefully on the evening of October 10th, 2018. In the days leading to his passing Jack “Grandpa Jack” was surrounded by the comfort of his loved ones and took peace in knowing he was going home to be with the lord. Jack was born...
Read More »

John Delbert “Jack” Wood, 89

John Delbert “Jack” Wood, 89

John Delbert “Jack” Wood, 89, of Mechanicsville, MD passed away on Monday, October 8, 2018 at Charlotte Hall Veterans Home. Jack was born on September 20, 1929 to the late James B. Wood and Marjorie Hamilton Wood, in Fort Dodge, Iowa. Jack served as a technical sergeant in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1948...
Read More »

Patricia Ann (Norris) Housley, 67

Patricia Ann (Norris) Housley, 67

Patricia Ann (Norris) Housley, 67, of Summerville, SC (formerly of Leonardtown, MD) passed away peacefully on Tuesday, October 9, 2018, at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born March 2, 1951 in Leonardtown, MD to the late John Berkman Norris, Sr. and Loretta Beaven Norris of Leonardtown, MD. She is a...
Read More »

Minnie Elizabeth McGinnis Necessary, “Minnie” 86

Minnie Elizabeth McGinnis Necessary, “Minnie” 86

Minnie Elizabeth McGinnis Necessary, “Minnie” 86, of Leonardtown, MD formerly of Mechanicsville, MD (Oakville) passed away on October 12, 2018 in Leonardtown, MD. Born on January 9, 1932 in Aylor, VA, she was the daughter of the late Addie V. Aylor Myers and Leo Raymond Myers. Minnie was the loving wife of the late...
Read More »

Destanee Lyles

Destanee Lyles

Suddenly on Sunday, October 14, 2018, Destanee Lyles departed this earthly life. Family and friends will unite on Monday, October 22, 2018 from 10:00 am until time of service 12 noon at Lighthouse Baptist Church, 3150 Middletown Rd., Waldorf, MD. Interment immediately following at Trinity Memorial Gardens, Waldorf, MD.
Read More »

Milton Vincent Collins

Milton Vincent Collins

Peacefully on October 12, 2018, Milton Vincent Collins departed this earthly life. Family and friends will unite on Friday, October 19, 2018 from 10:00am until time of service 11:00am at Trinidad Baptist Church 6611 Walker Mill Road, Capitol Heights, MD 20743. Interment will follow at Washington National Cemetery Suitland, MD.
Read More »

Nathan L. Dickerson, Sr.

Nathan L. Dickerson, Sr.

On Saturday, October 6, 2018, Nathan L. Dickerson, Sr. exchanged his earthly life for eternal life. Family and friends will unite for visitation on Saturday, October 20, 2018, from 10:00 a.m. followed by the Celebration of Life services at 11:00 a.m. at Union Bethel AME Church, 6810 Floral Park Road, Brandywine, MD. Interment will...
Read More »

Harvey Bernard Couser

Peacefully on Sunday, October 14, 2018, Harvey Bernard Couser departed this earthly life in Colonial Beach, VA. Family and friends will unite on Tuesday, October 23, 2018 from 9:30 a.m until time of service 11:30am at Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home 2294 Old Washington Road, Waldorf, MD. Interment will follow at Resurrection Cemetery.
Read More »

Norman Russell Ford, 44

Norman Russell Ford, 44 of Great Mills, MD, passed away on October 9, 2018. Family and friends will unite on Saturday, October 20, 2018 for visitation at 9:00 am until time of service at 11:00 am at St. Matthews Pentecostal Church, 23755 Hollywood Road, Leonardtown, MD. Interment to follow at Charles Memorial Gardens, Leonardtown,...
Read More »