Obituaries

Gertrude Marie Curtis, 88

Gertrude Marie Curtis, 88

Gertrude Marie Curtis, 88 of Leonardtown, departed this life peacefully on April 13 at St. Mary’s Nursing Center, Leonardtown, MD. Gertrude was born on June 23, 1924 to the late John and Dorothy Hayden in Leonardtown, MD. Gertrude received her education in the St. Mary’s County Public School System. She married the love of...
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Brenda Ann Gardiner Dodd, 67

Brenda Ann Gardiner Dodd, 67

Brenda Ann Gardiner Dodd, 67 of La Plata died April 16 at her residence. Born Nov. 16, 1945 in Leonardtown, she was the daughter of the late, Adrian Posey “Jimmy” Gardiner, Jr., and Louise “Weedie” Parlett Gardiner. Brenda is survived by her husband, Dennis Keith Dodd whom she married on August 22, 1987 in...
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Robert A. Nicali, 60

Robert A. Nicali, 60, of Charlotte Hall, passed on April 14 at Charlotte Hall Veterans Home in Charlotte Hall, MD. He was born on July 23, 1952 in Cheverly, son of the late Berton Ann Wenk Warner and the late William Warner. Robert was a Warehouse Manager for the Beverage Distributor Canada Dry Potomac...
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Barbara Ann Gibson “Bobbie” McWilliams, 78

Barbara Ann Gibson “Bobbie” McWilliams, 78

Barbara Ann Gibson “Bobbie” McWilliams, 78 of Avenue died April 14 peacefully surrounded by her loving husband and family. Born on Dec. 15, 1934 to the late Francis Jenkins and Dorothy Morris Gibson, Bobbie is survived by her husband George McWilliams III, her children, Dorothy Gail Ballance (Donnie), George Francis McWilliams (Kathleen), Barbara Lynn Quigley...
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Deborah Jean Guyther, 62

Deborah Jean Guyther, 62

Deborah Jean Guyther, 62, of Mechanicsville, formerly of Edgewater, passed away on April 14 at Hospice House of St. Mary’s. She was born on Jan. 7, 1951 in Cheverly, daughter of Hilda M. (Jett) Catterton of Upper Marlboro and the late James Virgil Catterton, Sr. Deborah worked as a cashier at McKays in Charlotte Hall,...
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Joseph Edward Prieskorn, Sr., 74

Joseph Edward Prieskorn, Sr., 74, of La Plata, MD passed away on April 10 at Charlotte Hall Veterans Home. Joe was born on July 16, 1938, son of the late Agnes Anna (Ertl) and Milton Charles Prieskorn in Fort Dodge, Iowa, where he was raised. While in elementary and high school, Joe was active in...
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Joan Hance Hutchins, 69

Joan Hance Hutchins, 69

Joan Hance Hutchins, 69, of Venice, FL and a former resident of Calvert County, passed away April 11 at Baltimore Washington Medical Center in Glen Burnie. She was born Feb. 15, 1944 in Prince Frederick to Claude Young and Mildred Agnes (Woodward) Hance. Joan was raised in Prince Frederick and attended Huntingtown Elementary, and...
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Lillian Rosebud (Sugar) Farr Norris, 76

Lillian Rosebud (Sugar) Farr Norris, 76

Lillian Rosebud (Sugar) Farr Norris, 76, of Hollywood formerly from Leonardtown passed away surrounded by her loving family on April 14 in Solomons.  Born on July 10, 1936 in Clements, she was the daughter of the late Amy Gertude Swann and Benjamin McKinley Farr. Lillian was the loving wife of John Abell Norris whom...
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Teresa Clare Hill Miller, 94

Teresa Clare Hill Miller, 94

Teresa Clare Hill Miller, 94, of Chaptico passed away on April 13 in Callaway. Born on Feb. 13, 1919 in Bushwood, she was the daughter of the late Mary Jane Goode and Walter Benjamin Goode, Sr. Teresa was the loving wife of Harry Wilbert Miller. Teresa is survived by her children; Joseph Walter Hill, Sr.,...
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Catherine Whalen “Cathie” Harrison, 52

Catherine Whalen “Cathie” Harrison, 52

Catherine Whalen “Cathie” Harrison, 52, of West River passed away April 11 in Annapolis, MD after a courageous battle with breast cancer. She was born Dec. 1, 1960 in Bethesda to John Richard and Dorothy Cameron (Stone) Whalen. Cathie was raised in Kensington, MD and attended Holy Redeemer Catholic School and the Academy of...
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John Henry Wayson, 95

John Henry Wayson, 95

John Henry Wayson, 95, of Middletown, VA and a former resident of Lothian, passed away April 9 in Winchester, Virginia. He was born May 9, 1917 in Jewell, now a part of Dunkirk, to Robert A. and Daisy B. (Ward) Wayson. John Henry was raised in Jewell and attended the former McKendree School. He...
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Vernon Eugene Barnes, 72

Vernon Eugene Barnes, 72

Vernon Eugene Barnes, 72 of Beachville, departed this earthly life and went Home to be with the Lord on April 8. Vernon was born on Sept. 1, 1940 to his late parents, Mary Katherine Barnes and late Otto Lee. He received his education from Cardinal Gibbons Institute, Ridge, Md. Vernon was a quiet, calm...
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Suzanne “Suzie” Jones Cooper, 57

Suzanne “Suzie” Jones Cooper, 57

Suzanne “Suzie” Jones Cooper, 57, of Leonardtown passed away on April 11, at St. Mary’s Nursing Center in Leonardtown. She was born on April 28, 1955 in Salisbury, Maryland to the late Hilda Jane Briscoe and Thomas Lawson Jones. Suzanne graduated from Winston Churchill High School in Rockville, Maryland and attended two years of college...
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Margaret Lorene Grover Ward, 97

Margaret Lorene Grover Ward, 97

Margaret Lorene Grover Ward, 97, of Lusby passed away at Calvert County Nursing Center on April 12. She was born on Feb. 1, 1916 on Strathmore Farm in Solomons to the late Eva Garner Grover and Wilbur Grover. There were eight children in the family; being the oldest daughter she assumed many of the...
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June Wilson, 74

June Wilson, 74

June Wilson, 74, of Lusby formerly of Berkeley Springs, WV passed away on April 9 in Calvert Memorial Hospital, Prince Frederick. She was born in Mitcham, England on July 12, 1938 to the late Bernard Ezard and Betty Tapley Ezard. She was the beloved wife to the late Donald Wilson who passed away on...
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Theodore Kardash M.D., 96

Theodore Kardash M.D., 96

Theodore Kardash M.D. a recent resident of Charlotte Hall Veterans Home passed away on April 9 at the age of 96. He was born on April 1, 1917 in Baltimore where he lived and practiced his whole life. He graduated from City College, The University of Maryland College Park, and the University of Maryland Medical...
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Charles Edward Brown, 75

Charles Edward Brown, 75 of Chaptico, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, April 8. Family and friends will unite on Saturday, April 13, from 2 p.m. until time of service at 3 p.m. at the Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home Chapel, 2294 Old Washington Road, Waldorf, Maryland 20601. Interment will take place on...
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Jacqueline Williams, 57

Jacqueline Williams, 57 of Waldorf, went home peacefully to be with the Lord on Monday, April 8, at Civista Medical Center. Family and friends will unite on Friday, April 19, at 10 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m. at Kingdom Word and Worship Center, 11100 Billingsley Road, Waldorf, MD 20602. Interment will...
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George Johnson Reeder, 82

George Johnson Reeder, 82

George Johnson Reeder, 82 of Hollywood died April 8 at St. Mary’s Hospital. Born Nov. 22, 1930 in Morganza, he was the son of the late Martha A. Reeder-Sanders and Richard Reeder. George was preceded in death by his loving wife Margaret Frances Reeder, whom he married in St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Bryantown, MD....
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James Bernard “Jim” Clement, Sr., 71

James Bernard “Jim” Clement, Sr., 71

James Bernard “Jim” Clement, Sr., 71, of Charlotte Hall, passed away on April 7 at Calvert Memorial Hospital in Prince Frederick. Born on Dec. 26, 1941 in Lowell, MA, he was the son of the late Homer Clement and the late Helen (Strobel) Wilkinson. He was also predeceased by his brother Robert Clement and grandson, Russell W....
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Jewel Elina Adams Warnock, 91

Jewel Elina Adams Warnock, 91

Jewel Elina Adams Warnock, 91, of Lusby, passed away in the Burnett-Calvert Hospice House in Prince Frederick, MD, on Sunday, April 07. Jewel was the daughter of the late Carlos Colquitt Adams and Martha Elizabeth Greenway Adams. Jewel was born on Sept. 18, 1921 in Montgomery County, Georgia, and resided in Tarrytown, GA, for...
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Elizabeth (Beth) Holman Reynolds, 87

Elizabeth (Beth) Holman Reynolds, 87

Elizabeth (Beth) Holman Reynolds, 87, died peacefully in the early hours of April 9 at the Hospice House of St Mary’s in Callaway, Maryland. Born Jan. 19, 1926 in New Bloomfield, Pennsylvania to loving parents Edward Lee Holman and Anna Helen Bower Holman, she graduated from Gettysburg College in 1947. In 1948, she met, fell...
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William F. Schrider, 80

William F. Schrider, 80

William F. Schrider 80 of La Plata died April 9 in his home. He was born on June 10, 1932 in Washington, DC to the late Bernard E. and Mary Frances Schrider. He is also predeceased by his beloved wife of 58 years Mary Chizuko Schrider and his brother Bernard L. Schrider. He is survived...
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Dorothy Virginia Dean, 88

Dorothy Virginia Dean, 88

Dorothy Virginia Dean, 88 of Laurel Grove died April 10 at Asbury-Solomons Nursing Center. Born Feb. 13, 1925 in Troutville, VA, she was the daughter of the late Albert Weddle and Belva (Alderman) Weddle. Dorothy is survived by her daughter, Judy D. Wood (C.D.) of Hollywood; two grandchildren; Janet Varner, Kristen Springer; five great grandchildren;...
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Jon Waverly Ogden, 60

Jon Waverly Ogden, 60

Jon Waverly Ogden of Prince Frederick died on April 6, 2013. He was born April 3, 1953 to the late Waverly and Regina Ogden of Prince Frederick. Jon is survived by his loving wife, Janice Rawlings Ogden, his beloved son, Jon Ryan Ogden and future daughter in law, Sara Marie Waid. Jon was a...
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