Obituaries

Carol Kellis, 74

Carol Kellis, 74

Carol Kellis, age 74 of Great Mills, MD passed away after a courageous battle on September 6, 2017 at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown, MD. Carol was born on April 25th, 1943 to the late Flora and Stephen Lambertson of Monmouth, NJ. Carol is survived by her devoted and loving husband of almost...
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DeVaughn Savoy

DeVaughn Savoy suddenly passed away Saturday, September 9, 2017. Family and friends will unite on Saturday, September 16, 2017 from 10:00 am until time of service at 10:30 am at Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home, 2294 Old Washington Rd, Waldorf, MD. Interment is private. Family appreciates all support and asks that monetary donations be sent via...
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Charles Anthony

Charles Anthony

Charles Anthony departed this earthly life on Saturday, September 9, 2017. Friends may visit with the family on Friday, September 22, 2017 from 10 am until time of Life Celebration Service at 11 am at Ark of Safety Christian Church located at 9402 Marlboro Pike in Upper Marlboro, MD. The interment will be private.
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Clarence E. Darr, 90

Clarence E. Darr, 90

Clarence E. Darr, 90, of Mechanicsville, MD passed away on September 11, 2017 at UM Charles Regional Medical Center in La Plata, MD. Clarence was born on November 3, 1926 to the late Harvey Darr and the late Mable Brickley Darr in Burnside, PA. Clarence retired as the Chief Engineer in charge of the...
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Barbara Wise Mudd, 84

Barbara Wise Mudd, 84

Barbara Wise Mudd, 84 of Waldorf, MD passed away on September 10, 2017 at Washington Hospital Center in Washington, DC. Barbara was born on July 11, 1933 in Rock Point MD to the late Herbert and Grace Wise. She was the youngest of four children and was preceded in death by her brother Everett...
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Charles Raphael “Britches” Carroll, 89

Charles Raphael “Britches” Carroll, 89

Charles Raphael “Britches” Carroll, 89 of Lexington Park (Bay Forest), died on Thursday, September 7, 2017 at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital, Leonardtown, MD. He was born August 17, 1928 in Dameron, MD. He was the son of the late James W. and Mary Elizabeth Trossback Carroll. Britches was a lifelong resident of St. Mary’s...
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Mary C. Knobel, 81

Mary C. Knobel, 81

Mary C. Knobel, 81, of Mechanicsville, passed peacefully on Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017 at Washington Adventist Hospital. Mary was born in Washington D.C. on June 3, 1936 to the late Ethel and John Wheatley. Mary attended St. Mary’s School of Bryantown and worked for Keller Bus Service for many years. She was an avid...
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Robert N. Markovich, 82

Robert N. Markovich, 82, of Germantown, Maryland, passed away peacefully on Saturday, September 9, 2017 at Charlotte Hall Veterans Home. Robert was born in Pennsylvania to the late Julius and Mary Simon Markovich. He enlisted in the Marine Corps at age 17 and served aboard the U.S.S. Antietam as a Marine Guard. After his...
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Lt. Col. Robert A. “Bob”Maddox, USAF, Ret., 87

Lt. Col. Robert A. “Bob”Maddox, USAF, Ret., 87, of St Mary’s City, MD passed away September 8, 2017, at Christiana Hospital in Newark, DE. Bob was born May 30, 1930 in Washington, D.C. to the late Alvin Scott Maddox and Marjorie Southworth Maddox. Following graduation from Anacostia HS in 1949 Bob joined the USNR...
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Evie Marie Campbell

Evie Marie Campbell, infant, passed away September 6, 2017 in the arms of her Mommy and Daddy. Evie was born on August 18, 2017 to Brian Kenneth Campbell and Brandi Nicole Shorter Campbell. Evie is survived by her parents, grandparents, Steve and Diana Shorter and Sheila Campbell, her sisters Kayla Lance and Aliyah Campbell,...
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Christopher J. Parkes, 55

Christopher J. Parkes, 55

Christopher J. Parkes, formerly of Lusby, Maryland joined his parents in heaven on August 25th at the age of 55. Chris is survived by his wife of 32 years, Tracy “TJ” (Fisher) Parkes; daughter Courtney; brothers Stephen and Gregory Parkes; uncles John Fencik, Doug Parkes and Rick Parkes; and several cousins and their families....
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Stephen Andrew Thompson, 54

Stephen Andrew Thompson, 54

Stephen Andrew Thompson, 54, of Huntingtown, Maryland passed away on September 9, 2017 in Prince Frederick, Maryland. He was born on December 14, 1962 in Washington DC to Carol Trevey and the late Thomas G. Thompson. Stephen had a very calming demeaner and could turn the darkest situations around and end up with all...
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Shawn Michael Paul, 27

Shawn Michael Paul, 27

Shawn Michael Paul, 27, of Lusby, MD passed away on September 7, 2017 at his residence. Born February 6, 1990 in Riverdale, MD, he was the son of Mark A. Paul and Elizabeth (Redding) Paul of Lusby, MD. Shawn graduated from Patuxent High School in 2009. He was a 1st Degree Black Belt in...
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Phillip Earl Wallace, 82

Phillip Earl Wallace, 82

Phillip Earl Wallace, 82, of Longs, South Carolina passed away on September 3, 2017. He was born on June 17, 1935, in Lubec, Maine. Phillip was the son of Allen E. Wallace and Lila McLaughlin. Phillip retired from the United States Air Force as a Master Sergeant, and he also retired from General Electric...
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Mary “Adelaide” Murphy, 94

Mary “Adelaide” Murphy, 94

Mary “Adelaide” Murphy, of Dunkirk, MD, passed away on Sunday, September 3, 2017, in Prince Frederick, MD, at the age of 94. She was born on June 30, 1923, in Washington, DC, to Maryanne and John T. Bailey. Adelaide enjoyed bowling, playing the piano, traveling, going to the beach and spending time with her...
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Dr. Harold William Sorrill, Jr., Capt. USN

Dr. Harold William Sorrill, Jr., Capt. USN

Dr. Harold William Sorrill, Jr., left this life on September 4, 2017, just prior to 3:00 a.m., at the Charlotte Hall Veterans Home in Charlotte Hall, Maryland. In his final years, he bravely navigated four unique cancers, pneumonia, and the loss of his ability to walk. During the journey he wrote his memoirs, witnessed...
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Loretta Barbara (Donohoe) Howie, 91

Loretta Barbara (Donohoe) Howie, of Huntingtown, MD, passed away on Thursday, September 7, 2017, at the age of 91. She was born on February 13, 1926, in Washington, DC, to Barbara (McGowan) and John Donohoe. She was a Native Washingtonian, but lived the bulk of her life in Maryland. Loretta had a number of...
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Albert (Al) Petralia, Jr., 80

Albert (Al) Petralia, Jr., 80

Albert (Al) Petralia, Jr. of Sunderland, MD, passed away on Friday, September 8, 2017, at the age of 80. He was born on November 26, 1936, in Lawrence, MA, to Mary and Albert Petralia, Sr. After graduating from high school, Al joined the United States Navy. After serving his country, he went to work...
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Jos. W. “Billy” Johnson, Sr.

Jos. W. “Billy” Johnson, Sr.

Jos. W. “Billy” Johnson, Sr. born in Hill Top, MD on July 13, 1928. Went to Nanjemoy School. Left the Farm in 1946 at age 18. Worked for Frank Gilroy for 2 years. In 1948 he went to work for H.W. Lyon at La Plata Texaco Gas Station. After a few months he went...
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George Robinson Wentz Sr, “Rob,” 88

George Robinson  Wentz Sr, “Rob,” 88

George Robinson Wentz Sr, “Rob,” born in the old Naval Hospital in Washington DC, died on August 24th in West Palm Beach, Florida after a brief Illness. He was 88. Rob was raised on several hundred remaining acres of land owned by family prior to the Revolution. His father raised cattle part time. The...
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Paul Leitch Turner, 67

Paul Leitch Turner, 67

Paul Leitch Turner, 67, of St. Leonard passed away September 7, 2017 at Calvert Memorial Hospital. He was born February 9, 1950 in Annapolis to Melvin Woodrow and Doris Alma (Leitch) Turner. Paul was raised in Jewell and attended Tracey’s Elementary and Southern High School, graduating in 1968. Paul was a member of the...
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Margaret Elizabeth Thompson, 94

Margaret Elizabeth Thompson, 94

Margaret Elizabeth Thompson, a life-long resident of Maryland, died on September 7, 2017 at Genesis Healthcare in Severna Park. She was 94 years old. Born on June 16, 1923 in Hughesville, she was the daughter of the late Martha and Harvey Padgett. Mrs. Thompson was a cashier with the former Drug Fair Drug Store....
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Carl Caylor Shepherd, 83

Carl Caylor Shepherd, 83

Carl Caylor Shepherd, age 83, of Swan Point, Maryland passed away Wednesday, September 6, 2017 with his son by his side. Carl was born September 21, 1933 in Washington, D.C. the son of Carl Albert and Edna Emma (Gutman) Shepherd. In 1962, he married JoAnn Burgess, the sunshine of his life, and they enjoyed...
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Michael “Hippie Mike” LaMonte McBride, 59

Michael “Hippie Mike” LaMonte McBride, 59

Michael “Hippie Mike” LaMonte McBride, 59, of Bryans Road, MD passed away at his residence on September 6, 2017. He was born on September 28, 1957 in Washington, DC to the late Jack Eugean McBride and Esther Loretta Grimm. Michael was a self-employed carpenter. He was previously employed as a Maintenance worker at The...
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Dorothy Arlene Syme, 83

Dorothy Arlene Syme, 83

Dorothy Arlene Syme, age 83 of Waldorf, Maryland, died September 5, 2017 at the Charles County Hospice House in Waldorf, Maryland. Dorothy was a homemaker and was of the Methodist faith. She loved crocheting and traveling. She was very much a homebody and loved being with her grandkids. She was the daughter of Edward...
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