Obituaries

Nick Tony Parrett, 86

Nick Tony Parrett, 86

Nick T. Parrett, CMSgt US Air Force Retired of Clinton, MD. On Saturday, May 20, 2017 at the age of 86, Nick passed away surrounded by his loving family. He is survived by his wife of 63 years Patricia, his children, Butch, Mike, Tom (Maria), Theresa (Andy) & Jim (Karla), 15 Grandchildren and 14...
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Robert W. Layser

Robert W. Layser

Robert W. Layser of Deale, MD passed away peacefully on Friday May 19, 2017, at his home in Deale. Robert is survived by his wife, Vera (Ron) Layser, a daughter Barbara (Bobbie Lynn) Dimichele and her husband Peter Dimichele and his grandchildren Michael Dimichele, Rachael Deloache and her husband Greg Deloache. He was preceded...
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Joyce I. Montgomery, 81

Joyce I. Montgomery, 81

Joyce I. Montgomery, 81, of Owings, MD, passed away on Sunday, May 21, 2017, peacefully at her home. She was born in Salina, KS, the daughter of the late Sanford and Hildegard (Leaman) Jameson. She was the beloved wife of Ernest G. “Ernie” Montgomery. They celebrated their 52nd wedding anniversary in April. She worked...
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Elizabeth Jean Allison, 69

Elizabeth Jean Allison, 69 of Waldorf, MD, passed away peacefully at home on Monday, May 22, 2017. Elizabeth was born on June 8, 1947 in Tampa, FL to parents, Howard Israel Allison and Florence Alicie Allison, nee Town. She was retired from the Federal Government after many years of dedicated work. Elizabeth is survived...
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George Eugene “Gene” Taylor, 75

George Eugene “Gene” Taylor, 75

George Eugene “Gene” Taylor of La Plata, Maryland, died suddenly on Saturday, May 20, 2017 at his home. He was 75 years old. Born on November 16, 1941 in Baltimore, he was the son of the late Mary Margaret Haber Taylor and Julius Washington Taylor. Mr. Taylor served in the U. S. Coast Guard...
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Edward Wallace Gail, 91

Edward Wallace Gail, 91

Edward Wallace Gail, age 91 of Charlotte Hall, Maryland (formerly of Louisville, Kentucky), died suddenly on May 20, 2017 at University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Center in La Plata, MD. Edward was an accountant for 40 plus years with different companies. He was of the Catholic faith and a member of the Masons...
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Harry John Stokes, Sr., 75

Harry John Stokes, Sr., 75 of Belhaven, NC, passed away Friday May 19, 2017 at his home. Harry was born in Philadelphia, PA to the late Harry and Margaret (Spuhler) Stokes. He grew up in Wildwood Crest, NJ and attended Wildwood High School. In 1973, he married the late Mary Ann Reardon in Cleveland,...
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Eugene “Gene” / “Pop Pop” Andrew Lanham, 75

Eugene “Gene” / “Pop Pop” Andrew Lanham, 75

Eugene “Gene” / “Pop Pop” Andrew Lanham, 75, of Cobb Island, Maryland, died on May 21, 2017 at MedStar Washington Hospital Center. Born on August 8, 1941, he was the son of the late Andrew Desper Lanham and the late Grace M. Sweeney Lanham. Gene worked as a Dispatcher for Silver Hill Sand &...
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Virginia Chappelear, 94

Virginia Chappelear, 94

Virginia Chappelear, 94, of Benedict, Maryland, passed peacefully on Monday, May 15, 2017, just short of her 95th birthday. Born May 21, 1922, at Providence Hospital in Washington DC, she was one of triplet daughters born to Thomas Chappelear and Mae Bessie Stinnet Chappelear. Virginia and her sisters, Rose and Flavia, graduated from Hughesville...
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Floyd Ernest Castle, 68

Floyd Ernest Castle, 68

Floyd Ernest Castle, 68, of Lexington Park, MD passed away Monday, May 22, 2017 in Lexington Park, MD. He was born August 7, 1948 in Coeburn, VA to the late Gordon Castle and Ethel Mae Anderson. Floyd enlisted in the United States Army in April 1968 and served during the Vietnam War until his...
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Steven “Steve” Douglas Ramey, 57

Steven “Steve” Douglas Ramey, 57

Steven “Steve” Douglas Ramey, 57, of Chaptico, MD passed away on May 21, 2017 in Mechanicsville, MD 20659. Steven was born to Grady Ramey and Patricia Keller Ramey on December 22, 1959 in Leonardtown, MD. Steve formerly worked at Goad Lumber Co. in Aquasco, MD from 1994 to 2014. Presently, he was employed at...
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Craig Ronald Milligan, 21

Craig Ronald Milligan, 21

Craig Ronald Milligan, 21, of St. Leonard, MD passed away on May 19, 2017. Born February 27, 1996 in Prince Frederick, MD, he was the son of Ron and Cindy Milligan of St. Leonard, MD. He was the youngest of three children. Craig attended Calvert Middle and Calvert High School and worked in the...
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Francis Irene “Bea” Johnson, 81

Francis Irene “Bea” Johnson, 81

Francis Irene “Bea” Johnson, 81, of Mechanicsville, MD passed away on May 21, 2017 in Leonardtown, MD. Born on September 1, 1935 in Mechanicsville, MD, she was the daughter of the late Mary Helen Alvey Pilkerton and Harry Joseph Alvey, Sr. Bea is survived by her husband Bernard Maguire Johnson, whom she married on...
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Anna “Kate” Catherine Bean, 95

Anna “Kate” Catherine Bean, 95

Anna “Kate” Catherine Bean, 95 of Leonardtown, MD passed away on May 21, 2017 in Solomons, MD. Born July 14, 1921 in Wilmington, DE, she was the daughter of the late Julia Byrnes Maenner and Lawrence Maenner. “Kate” was the loving wife of the late Thomas Franklin Bean, whom she married on June 30,...
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Michael “Mikey” DeWayne Redman, 43

Michael “Mikey” DeWayne Redman,43, of Lexington Park, MD formerly from Callaway, MD, passed away on May 15, 2017 in Lexington Park, MD. Born on May 13, 1974, he was the son of Mabel Sharlene Redman of Lexington Park, MD, and William Michael Redman of Callaway, MD. Mikey is survived by his children: Savannah Nichole...
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Kuei-Chih Liao Chang

Kuei-Chih Liao Chang

Peacefully on Monday, May 22, 2017,Kuei-Chih Liao Chang departed this earthly life in Arlington, Virginia. Family and friends will unite on Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home 2294 Old Washington Road, Waldorf, MD 20601 from 10:00am until time of service 11:00am. Interment will follow at Resurrection Cemetery, Clinton, MD.
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James Randolph Woodland, 64

James Randolph Woodland, 64

James Randolph Woodland, 64 of Bushwood, MD (Longview Beach), passed away on May 21, 2017. Family and friends will unite on Tuesday, May 30, 2017 for visitation at 10:00 am until time of service at 11:00 a.m. at Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home, 2294 Old Washington Road, Waldorf, MD. Interment to follow at Heritage Memorial Cemetery,...
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Jeanne Teresa Drula, 89

Jeanne Teresa Drula, 89

Jeanne T. Drula passed away on May 17, 2017 at the age of 89. She is survived by her children, Marcella Drula-Johnston, Patricia A. Davis, Paul A. Drula and Nancy M. Bond; her grandchildren, James Bond, Matthew I. Feinberg, Christine Bond, Michael A. Feinberg, Anthony Drula, Nicholas Drula and Rebecca Davis; and several nieces...
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Lewis Norman Bridgett, 90

Lewis Norman Bridgett, 90

Lewis Norman Bridgett, 90, of Bel Alton, MD passed away on May 20, 2017 at the University of MD Charles Regional Center in LaPlata, MD. Born on June 22, 1926, the oldest child to the late Thornton K. Bridgett and Olive H. Bridgett, he is also predeceased by his wife, Ruby Edna Bridgett; brothers,...
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Frank Samuel Dye, Sr., 85

Frank Samuel Dye, Sr., 85

Frank Samuel Dye, Sr., 85, passed away May 21, 2017 at Southern Maryland Hospital in Clinton, MD. He was born April 9, 1932 in Raven, VA to Robey G. and Marjorie Alice (Keene) Dye. He was raised in Raven and after high school worked as a coal miner for ten years. He married Norma...
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Richard Albert Jenkins, 80

Richard Albert Jenkins, 80

Richard Albert Jenkins, 80, of Callaway, MD passed away on May 19, 2017 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born February 27, 1937 in College Park, MD to the late William L. Jenkins and Eunice A. Houchens Jenkins. In 1955 Richard proudly joined the United States Army and served as...
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William Eugene “Gene” Schroth, 73

William Eugene “Gene” Schroth, 73

William Eugene “Gene” Schroth of Mechanicsville, Maryland, died on Friday, May 19, 2017 at the St. Mary’s Hospice House in Callaway. He was 73 years old. As affectionately known as “Stroker”, Mr. Schroth was born on January 13, 1944 in Washington, DC to the late Ruth E. and William Conrad Schroth. Mr. Schroth served...
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James Patrick “J. J.” Johnson, 75

James Patrick “J. J.” Johnson, 75

James Patrick “J. J.” Johnson, 75, of Great Mills, MD passed away Thursday, May 18, 2017 in Leonardtown, MD. He was born on September 29, 1941 in La Plata, MD to the late Joseph Patrick Johnson and Mary Luvern Queen. J.J. enlisted in the United States Army and proudly served his country in Viet...
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Robert Walderzak, 79

Robert Walderzak, 79

Robert Walderzak of Forestville, Maryland, died on Friday, May 19, 2017 at Bridgepoint Hospital in Washington, DC. He was 79 years old Born on July 8, 1937 in Saginaw, Michigan, he was the son of the late Ida Mae George Walderzak and Waldemar William Walderzak. Mr. Walderzak served in the U. S. Air Force...
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Elizabeth Ann “Liz” Raymond, age 89

Elizabeth Ann “Liz” Raymond, age 89

Elizabeth Ann “Liz” Raymond, age 89, of La Plata, Maryland, died May 18, 2017 at Sagepoint Senior Living in La Plata, Maryland. Liz was born in La Plata, Maryland on August 4, 1927. She was the Valedictorian of her 1945 graduating class from Sacred Heart Catholic School. She was a lifelong member of Sacred...
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