Obituaries

Ronald Max Shields, 76

Ronald Max Shields, 76

Ronald Max Shields, 76, of Midway, TN, formerly of Scotland, MD, died December 2, 2011 at his home in Midway, TN. Born 20 Sep 1935 in Bloomfield, Indiana, he was the son of Ester Wilson and Maxel Shields. Ron retired as a Captain in the US Navy in 1981 after 24 years of distinguished...
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Barbara J. Colaciello, 47

Barbara J. Colaciello, 47

Barbara J. Colaciello, 47, of Waldorf died December 7, 2011 at her home. She died after a valiant fight with Colon Cancer; her determination to beat the disease was admirable. Born April 25, 1964 in Fairmont, WV, she was the daughter of Atelio “Ott” Meale and the late Mary L. Meale. Mrs. Colaciello was...
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Patrick Eugene Norris, 62

Patrick Eugene Norris, 62

On December 2, 2011 Patrick Eugene Norris, 62, of Hollywood, MD passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family and friends. Born September 3, 1949 in Leonardtown, Maryland, Pat was a lifelong resident of St. Mary’s County. He was the son of the late James Alexander and Gertrude Greenwell Norris. He is survived by...
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Winston Lee Boylston, 69

Winston Lee Boylston, 69

Winston Lee Boylston, 69 of Great Mills MD and formerly of Jacksonville, FL passed away at Hospice House in Callaway, MD on December 7, 2011.  Born on January 18, 1942 in Jacksonville, FL, he was the son of the late Lewis Earl and Hazel Elizabeth Smith Boylston. Winston was preceded in death by his...
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Sylvia Pastora Ojeda Laurie, 69

Sylvia Pastora Ojeda Laurie, 69

Sylvia Pastora Ojeda Laurie, age 69 of Owings, MD passed away at Calvert Memorial Hospital. December 1, 2011 She was born in the Bronx, March 6, 1942 to Bernard Pastore and Mildred (Battle) Ojeda. Sylvia spent her early life in NY and Florida before settling in the Bronx and Brooklyn, NY for late elementary...
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Milton “Pete” Franklin Kalb, 88

Milton “Pete” Franklin Kalb, 88

Born on Dec. 13, 1922 in Woodlawn, MD to Clarence and Anita Kalb.  Passed away on Dec. 4, 2011 at his residence in Dunkirk, MD.  He is the father of Michael (Venus) Kalb and the late Betty Lou Ramsey; grandfather of William Kalb, Angela Payon, Honey Williams and Katie Ramsey; great grandfather of one....
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Danny Davis, 73

Danny Davis, 73

Danny Davis, 73, of Lexington Park, MD, died on December 3, 2011 in Leonardtown, MD. Born on December 29, 1937in Coeburn, VA.  He was the son of the late William Edison and Ethel Mae (Adkins) Davis. Out of his 73 years of life was born son Jeffery Wayne Davis (Cindy), and daughter Stephanie Ann...
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Andrea E. Sexton, 35

Andrea E. Sexton, 35

Andrea E. Sexton was born in Silver Springs, Maryland on November 6, 1976 to Rick and Jean Sexton.  She resided in Chesapeake Beach, MD.  Entered into rest on Dec. 1, 2011 in Prince Frederick, MD.  She is the beloved daughter of Rick and Jean Sexton.  Beloved sister of Lisa (Jamie) Dabbs and MaryEllen (Marc)...
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Frederick Skinner Chichester, Jr., 87

Frederick Skinner Chichester, Jr., 87

Frederick Skinner Chichester, Jr., 87, died on December 1, 2011 at his home, in Hughesville, Maryland. Born August 8, 1924 at “East View” farm, in Aquasco, Maryland, Freddy was educated at the local “Woodville” School and graduated from Baden High School in 1941. He attended the University of Maryland and was a member of...
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Judith Shorter Farrall, 60,

Judith Shorter Farrall, 60,

Judith Shorter Farrall, 60, of Saint Michaels, Maryland, formerly of La Plata, passed away on December 1, 2011. She was born February 22, 1951 in La Plata, Maryland to Donald and Rita Shorter of Bel Alton, Maryland. She was married October 23, 1971 to the late Leo K. Farrall, III. Judy and L.K. shared...
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John Michael “Mike” Scully, 65

John Michael “Mike” Scully, 65

John Michael “Mike” Scully August 15, 1946 – December 3, 2011 Services: A Mass of Christian burial will be held on Wednesday, December 7, 2011 at 10:00 AM in St. Aloysius Catholic Church, Leonardtown, MD with Fr. Lawrence Young officiating. Interment will follow in the Charles Memorial Gardens, Leonardtown, MD. Visitation: The family will...
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Marguerite Wise Smith, 97

Marguerite Wise Smith, 97

Marguerite Wise Smith, 97 of Leonardtown, MD died November 29, 2011 at St. Mary’s Hospital. Born February 15, 1914, she was the daughter of the late Clarence Wise and Ruth (Wilkenson) Wise. Marguerite is survived by her daughter, Jean Curry of Annapolis, MD, her grandchildren, Kimberly Anne Vasco and Robert Trenton Vasco (Dawn) and...
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Karen Jean “Jeanne” Scarano, 67

Karen Jean “Jeanne” Scarano, 67, of Lexington Park, MD, died on November 30, 2011 at her residence.  Born on May 4, 1944 in Washington, DC she was the daughter of Eugene Gillroy and Helen Shirley (Bennedict) Schmidt.  Karen is survived by her siblings; Dorianne Brown of California, MD, Helen Noelle Derham of FL, Bart...
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Marjorie Doris Lortz, 81,

Marjorie Doris Lortz, 81, of Port Orange, FL, formerly of Lusby, MD passed away on November 29, 2011 in Daytona Beach, FL. She was born on December 2, 1929 in Washington, DC to the late Patrick and Alberta Thomas Ketner. Marjorie is survived by her son, Wallace Thomas Campbell and his wife Helen of...
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Capt. Edward J. P. Duffy, 75

Capt. Edward J. P. Duffy, 75

Capt. Edward J. P. Duffy, USNR Retired the beloved husband of Peggy, his wife of 27 years passed away peacefully on November 27 2011 at his home in Lusby, MD at age 75. Born on September 2nd, 1936 in Brooklyn, NY to immigrant parents, the late James and Kathleen Duffy. He graduated from Erasmus...
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Mabel Brooks Wall, 94

Mabel Brooks Wall, 94

Mabel Brooks Wall, 94, of Solomons, MD, formerly of Lanham, MD passed away on November 21, 2011 at Asbury~Solomons Health Care Center, Solomons, MD. She was born on September 13, 1917 in Morrisville, VA to the late Alonzo and Lulu Embrey Brooks. She was the beloved wife of Ralph Wall who preceded her in...
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George Sparks, 88

George Sparks, 88

George Sparks, 88, of Great Mills, MD,  died at his residence surrounded by his family on November 21, 2011. Born June 20, 1923 in Tacoma,Virgina, he was the son of the late Martin Wiremen and Josephine (Carter) Sparks.  He was the husband of the late Ethel Cleo (Sellers) Sparks whom he married on June...
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Inez Althea Sullivan, 93

Inez Althea Sullivan, 93

Inez Althea Sullivan, age 93, passed away November 17, 2011 at the Calvert County Nursing Center in Prince Frederick, MD where she had resided for the past six years. Inez was born August 20, 1918 in Washington, D.C. to Valerie (Germann) and Harry Waters. She was raised in Takoma Park, MD where she attended...
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Carrie Lenora Hinkle, 99

Carrie Lenora Hinkle, 99

Carrie Lenora Hinkle, age 99 of Dunkirk, Maryland formerly of Laurel, Maryland passed away on Thursday, November 17, 2011 at the Calvert County Nursing Center, Prince Frederick, Maryland.  She is the beloved wife of the late Roy Hinkle who passed away in 1993 and loving mother of Roy Eugene Hinkle, Robert Arthur Hinkle and...
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June Reed Scanlon, 74

June Reed Scanlon, 74

June Reed Scanlon, 74 of Lusby, MD formerly of Crofton, MD died on October 31, 2011, peacefully at home with her loving family by her side. She was born on December 29, 1936 in Birmingham, AL to the late Marvin and Lora Reed. She is survived by her beloved husband of 54 years Ed...
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Bradley David Bohrer, 18

Bradley David Bohrer, 18

Bradley David Bohrer, 18, of North Beach, MD passed away at Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, D.C. Bradley was born April 30, 1993 in Washington, D.C. to Terri Marie (Reatherford) and Sean D. Bohrer. He lived in Lothian, MD and attended Lothian Elementary, and moved with his family at age 6 to North...
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Evelyn Mae “Polly” Patterson, 91

Evelyn Mae “Polly” Patterson, 91

Evelyn Mae “Polly” Patterson, 91, of Lusby, MD formerly of District Heights and Mechanicsville, MD passed away on November 9, 2011 at Solomons Nursing Center. She was born on June 14, 1920 in Clifton Forge, VA to the Late Florence and Preston Wyne. Polly was the beloved wife to the late Richard C. Patterson...
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Barbara Breckenridge La Heist, 73

Barbara Breckenridge La Heist, 73

Barbara Breckenridge La Heist, a former geologist and cartographer with federal agencies, passed away at home in Chesapeake Beach, MD, on November 1, 2011, after a three-year battle with ovarian cancer. Barbara Ann Breckenridge was born on February 17, 1938 in Mansfield, Ohio, the daughter of Frank and Edna Breckenridge. Her father, an inventor...
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Bernice E. Bodman, 98

Bernice E. Bodman, 98, of California, MD, died on November 7, 2011 in Leonardtown, MD.  Born on January 8, 1913 in Rockland, ME she was the daughter of the late Winfred and Maud (Willey) Flinton. She moved to St. Mary’s County in 1969 and was a homemaker. She is survived by her daughter Phyllis...
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Mary Ann Parks Dietz, 88

Mary Ann Parks Dietz, 88

Mary Ann Parks Dietz, 88, of Solomons, MD formerly of Bethesda, MD passed away on October 30, 2011 in Solomons, MD. She was born on December 14, 1922 in Washington, DC to the late Anna Ottes and Sterling Parks. Mary was a secretary for the Academy of the Holy Cross for a number of...
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