Obituaries

Debra L. Pentz, 55

Debra L. Pentz, 55

Debra L. Pentz, 55  of Waldorf, MD. Born on March 31, 1955 Death: Thursday, May 17, 2012 Family requests in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Operation Smile www.operationsmile.org OR Charles County Hospice House Campaign P.O. Box 1703 LaPlata, MD 20646. Visitation Tuesday, May 22, 2012, 6:00PM – 7:30PM Lee Funeral...
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Glynnis Erin Schmidt, 37

Glynnis Erin Schmidt, 37

Glynnis Erin Schmidt, 37, of Lexington Park, MD., passed away on May 16, 2012 surrounded by family, after a 5 year battle with Breast Cancer. Born on September 6, 1974 in Philadelphia, PA, she was the daughter of William E. Starke III, and Jane (Jean) Starke of Erdenheim, PA. Growing up in Erdenheim, PA,...
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Marion Sebree Lewis, 90

Marion Sebree Lewis, 90

Marion Sebree Lewis, 90, of Martinsville, Virginia formally of Broomes Island, Md. He was affectionately known as “Whitey” or “Pop” to all who knew him. Born on a farm outside Cincinnati Ohio April 4th 1922, his favorite stories were of his life growing up on the farm. “Pop” was a WWll Navy Vet., a...
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William David “Bill” Rowe, 82

William David “Bill” Rowe, 82

William David “Bill” Rowe, 82, of Chesapeake Beach, MD passed away May 16, 2012 at Inova Fairfax Hospital, Fairfax, VA. He was born January 7, 1930 in Newark, New Jersey to Milton and Pauline (Strauss) Roethler. He was educated in New Jersey schools and graduated from Columbia High School in Newark, class of 1948....
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Kathleen Wade (Murphy) Maguire, 71

Kathleen Wade (Murphy) Maguire, 71 of Hollywood, MD peacefully passed on May 14, 2012 surrounded by her loving family. Born on August 26, 1940 in Washington, DC, she was the daughter of Frances (Logan) Morgan and the late Otis Darrel Murphy. Growing up in Washington, DC, she graduated from Anacostia High School where she...
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Lucille Reynolds, 90

Lucille Reynolds, 90

Lucille Reynolds, 90, of Mechanicsville, MD, died May 14, 2012, peacefully at her residence. Born August 4, 1921 in Culpepper, VA she was the daughter of Bessie and John Thomas Frazier. She loved attending church at Real Life Wesleyan Church in Mechanicsville and she loved to go shopping and spending time with her family....
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Emanuel Greenwell “Sugar” Guy, Sr., 83

Emanuel Greenwell “Sugar” Guy, Sr., 83

Emanuel Greenwell “Sugar” Guy, Sr., 83, of Leonardtown, MD., passed away at his residence surrounded by his loving family on May 14, 2012.  Born on November 2, 1928 he was the son of the late Rosalie Virginia Clarke Guy, and James Warren Guy, Sr.  Mr. Guy was the loving husband of Brenda Jean (Jarboe)...
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Winifred Mae “Wink” Gateau, 89

Winifred Mae “Wink” Gateau, 89

Winifred Mae “Wink” Gateau, 89 of Hollywood, Maryland died peacefully, May 12, 2012, surrounded by her family. Born August 1, 1922, in Altoona, PA; she was the daughter of the late Michael and Bertie V. Hill. Wink married the love of her life, the late John A. Gateau, Sr. on September 14, 1938. John...
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Clyde Anthony Sealey, 101,

Clyde Anthony Sealey, 101,

Clyde Anthony Sealey, 101, of Huntingtown, MD passed away May 10, 2012 at Heritage Harbour Health Center, Annapolis, MD. He was born August 8, 1910 in Pedro Miguel, Canal Zone, Republic of Panama to Prince Alfred and Beatrice (Parris) Sealey. Mr. Sealey was employed as a clerk typist for the Panama Canal Company for...
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Douglas Cecil “Doug” Cooper, 74

Douglas Cecil “Doug” Cooper, 74

Douglas Cecil “Doug” Cooper, 74, of Lusby, MD formerly of Bowie, MD passed away on May 11, 2012 at his residence. He was born on August 4, 1937 in Hobart, OK to the late Earl and Ruby Knight Cooper. Doug married Patricia Cooper on November 11, 1960 and she preceded him in death in...
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Joseph Melvin “Mully” Graves, 85

Joseph Melvin “Mully” Graves, 85

Joseph Melvin “Mully” Graves, 85, passed away on May 10, 2012 in Leonardtown, MD.  Born on January 27, 1927 in Bushwood, MD., he was the son of the late Robert Parran and Agnes Gertrude Arnold Graves.  Joseph is survived by his loving wife Eleanor Marie Cheseldine Graves whom he married in Holy Angels Catholic...
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Jerald James “Jerry” Humenik, 56,

Jerald James “Jerry” Humenik, 56, of Hollywood, MD., passed away on May 8, 2012 in Hollywood, MD.  Born on April 22, 1956 in Pennsylvania, he was the son of the late William Anthony and Margaret Louise Hayden Humenik.  The family will receive friends on Sunday, May 13, 2012 from 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM...
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Jerald James “Jerry” Humenik, 56

Jerald James “Jerry” Humenik, 56

Jerald James “Jerry” Humenik, 56, of Hollywood, MD, died at his residence on May 8, 2012.  Born on April 22, 1956 in McKeesport, Pennsylvania, he was the son of the late Bill and Sally Humenik  Jerry is survived by his siblings:  Janet Molyneaux of Rochester, NY., Bill Humenik of Kalispell, MT., Carol Nichalson of...
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Deborah Ann Crossley, 54

Deborah Ann Crossley, 54

Deborah Ann Crossley, 54, of Port Republic, Maryland passed away on May 7, 2012 in Prince Frederick, MD. She was born on May 28, 1957 in Washington DC. Deborah enjoyed working with the handicapped. She is survived by her parents John K. and Thelma M. Smootz, twin daughters, and her siblings, Sharon Cline and...
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Donald “Donnie” L. Evans, 57

Donald “Donnie” L. Evans, 57

Donald “Donnie” L. Evans, age 57, of Leonardtown, MD, died unexpectedly on May 3, 2012. Donnie was born on April 20, 1955 to the late Joseph Floyd Evans and Agnes Veronica Hill Evans Dunlap. Donnie lived his entire life in St. Mary’s.   Donnie graduated from Chopticon High School in 1973 and attended the...
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Aubrey Leroy King, “Roy”, 64

Aubrey Leroy King, “Roy”, 64

Aubrey Leroy King, “Roy”, 64, of St. Leonard, MD passed away at his home on May 4, 2012. He was born on August 24, 1947 in Washington D.C. to the late Aubrey A. and Doris L. King. Roy served in the Navy from November 1966 to October 1970 where he worked as ground crew...
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Mary Frances Norris, 74

Mary Frances Norris, 74, of Valley Lee, MD passed away on May 4, 2012 in her home surrounded by her loving family.  Born on September 24, 1937 in Leonardtown, MD., she was the daughter of the late James Carroll and Gladys Victoria Sheehan.  Mary was the loving wife of Joseph Carroll Norris whom she...
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Captain Ralph E. Barnes, 56

Captain Ralph E. Barnes, 56

Captain Ralph E. Barnes of Huntingtown, Maryland, passed away peacefully with his family around him on May 4, 2012. Ralph was born on January 12, 1956 in Laurel, Maryland to Paul and the late Clara Barnes.   He was the beloved husband of Valerie (Hoffman) Barnes and the loving father of Ralph Barnes, Audra...
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Sharon Carol Rogers, 68

Sharon Carol Rogers, 68

Sharon Carol Rogers, age 68, of North Beach, MD passed away May 3, 2012 at her residence. She was born October 22, 1943 in Prince Frederick, MD to William Alexander and Lucille Mary (Wood) Hooper. She received her education in Calvert County Schools and was a 1961 graduate of Calvert High School. Sharon married...
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Margaret Agnes Pratt, 92

Margaret Agnes Pratt, 92

Margaret Agnes Pratt, age 92, passed away on April 28, 2012 at her home in Chesapeake Beach, MD. She was born April 28, 1920 in Baltimore, MD to Robert A. and Maggie (Wills) Dugan. Margaret was a 1938 graduate of St. Patrick’s High School in Washington, DC. She was married to Lawrence R. “Joe”...
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Charles Russell DeVaughn, 82,

Charles Russell DeVaughn, 82,

Charles Russell DeVaughn, 82, of Owings, MD passed away April 27, 2012 at Calvert County Nursing Center in Prince Frederick, MD where he had resided for several months. Known as Russell, he was born July 30, 1929 in Upper Marlboro, MD to Charles J. and Lucy V. (Richards) DeVaughn. He was raised in Upper...
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Betty Ann Hooper, 80

Betty Ann Hooper, 80

Betty Ann Hooper, 80, of Hollywood, MD, passed away at her residence on April 29, 2012. Born May 15, 1931 in Martinsburg, WV, she was the daughter of the late Rufus Hamilton Penwell and the late Georgia Anna Barton Penwell.   Betty was known as “Nanny” to her family and her friends. Her family...
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Joseph Sheleheda, 96

Joseph Sheleheda, 96

Joseph Sheleheda of Solomons, MD passed away on May 3, 2012.  He was born in New Alexandria, PA on December 7, 1915 to immigrants from Europe, Wasyl Sheleheda and Leona Narbesky Sheleheda. Joseph was preceded in death by his son, James M. Sheleheda; brother, Mike Sheleheda and sisters, Alice Schieb and Helen Jackson. Joe...
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William Dominic Abell, 99,

William Dominic Abell, 99,

William Dominic Abell, 99, of Leonardtown, died May 2, 2012 surrounded by his family at his son’s home in Leonardtown. Born March 1, 1913 at his parent’s farm on Fairgrounds Road. He was the son of the late George Edgar Abell and Emma Pauline Abell. He was a retired farmer and carpenter and resided...
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Gerald Wayne “Jerry” Mattingly, 52

Gerald Wayne “Jerry” Mattingly, 52

Gerald Wayne “Jerry” Mattingly of Hughesville, MD formerly of Leonardtown, MD died on April 29, 2012 in Washington, DC. Born on August 2, 1959 in Leonardtown, MD., he was the son of Robert (Bobby) Louis and Elaine Wood Mattingly of Leonardtown, MD. Jerry is survived by his significant other Judy Hoover, his children: Nicole...
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