Obituaries

Wayne Austin Pingleton, Sr., 77

Wayne Austin Pingleton, Sr., 77

Wayne Austin Pingleton, Sr., 77 of Sun City Center, FL formerly from Bushwood, MD passed away in Sun City Center, FL. Born on September 4, 1940 in Leonardtown, MD, he was the sun of the late Julia Helen Hill Pingleton and Joseph Austin Pingleton of Abell, MD. Wayne was the loving husband of Carol...
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Milton Carl Rose, “Bud” 79

Milton Carl Rose, “Bud” 79

Milton Carl Rose, “Bud” 79 of Bushwood, MD passed away on February 1, 2018 in Washington, DC. Born on October 4, 1938 in Bloomfield, Nebraska, he was the loving son of the late Emma Wilhelmina Hinzmann Rose and Herman Philip Rose. Bud is survived by his wife Margaret Cecelia Rose. As well as daughters;...
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Derrick Len Ward

Derrick Len Ward

Peacefully on Saturday, February 3, 2018, Derrick Len Ward, of Charlotte Hall, MD, went home to be with the Lord. Friends may visit with the family on Friday, February 9, 2018, from 10 am until time of service 11 am at the BRISCOE-TONIC FUNERAL HOME located at 2294 Old Washington in Waldorf, MD. Interment...
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Edgar Lee Farley Sr.

Edgar Lee Farley Sr.

Peacefully on Tuesday, February 6, 2018 Edgar Lee Farley departed this earthly life in Washington, DC. Family and friends will unite on Friday, February 16, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. until time of service at 11:00 a.m at Evangel Cathedral Church, 13901 Central Ave, Upper Marlboro, MD 20774. Interment will follow at Lakemont Cemetery in...
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Gary Jackson

Passed away on Tuesday, January 30, 2018. He is survived by his devoted wife, Serena Jackson; children, Jonathan and Jamal Jackson; granddaughter, Zara Jackson; father, Joseph Jackson, Sr.; seven sisters; seven brothers; one aunt and a host of other relatives and friends. Family and friends will unite on Friday, February 9, 2018 from 10...
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Kay Stewart

Kay Stewart

Kay Stewart entered into eternal rest on Thursday, February 1, 2018. Family and friends will unite on Saturday, February 10, 2018 from 10:00 am until time of service 11:00 am at BRISCOE-TONIC FUNERAL HOME, 38576 BRETT WAY, MECHANICSVILLE, MD. Interment immediately following at Heritage Memorial Cemetery, Waldorf, MD.
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Karen Thomas

Peacefully on Friday, February 2, 2018 Karen Thomas passed away. Family and friends will unite for a memorial service on Friday, February 16, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home, 2294 Old Washington Road, Waldorf, MD 20601.
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Marjorie Sullivan

Marjorie Sullivan

Marjorie Sullivan, of Temple Hills, MD passed on February 1, 2018 at the age of 93. Born in Indiana, July 4, 1924, the daughter of Hazel Marie Coulter. She graduated from Anacostia High School. Met Edward and married January 16. They raised their family in Maryland. Marge was a homemaker and worked for Prince...
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Robert “Bob” Allen Smith, 60

Robert “Bob” Allen Smith, 60

Robert “Bob” Allen Smith, 60, of Solomons, Maryland, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at home surrounded by his family. He was born in Cheverly, Maryland to the late Ralph F. Smith and Carole (Hodge) Smith. Bob worked for EMCOR Government Services as the Chief Engineer for the main U.S. State Department...
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Michael Raymond Gaskins, 70

Michael Raymond Gaskins, 70, of Mechanicsville, MD passed away January 30, 2018, at his home. He was born on January 25, 1947 in Washington, D.C. to the late Marion Rutledge Gaskins and Alma Louise Mayhugh Gaskins. Mike is a 1965 graduate of Oxon Hill High School. After high school he enlisted in the United...
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Adelaide Maryland Trossbach McBride, 71

Adelaide Maryland Trossbach McBride, 71

Adelaide Maryland Trossbach McBride, 71, of St. Inigoes, MD, passed away peacefully at her home February 2, 2018 surrounded by her loving family. She was born June 16, 1946 in Leonardtown, MD to the late John Linwood Trossbach and Mary Adelaide Norris. Adelaide is a lifelong resident of St. Mary’s County. She is a...
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Frank James Miller, 88

Frank James Miller, 88, of Leonardtown, MD (formerly of Hollywood, MD) went Home to be with the Lord on January 30, 2018, at St. Mary’s Nursing Center in Leonardtown, MD. He was born on April 30, 1929 in Hughes, NC to the late Melvin Miller and Maude Penley Miller. On June 21, 1948, Frank...
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Eugene Armand Audette, 83

Eugene Armand Audette, 83

passed away on February 4, 2018 at Charlotte Hall Veterans Home in Southern Maryland after a period of declining health. He was 83 years old. Born in Brooklyn, New York in 1934, Gene was the son of Armand Adjuter Audette, an official at Ellis Island, and Nora Ellen “Pat” Audette (Carey), an employee of...
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Priscilla Skinner Chichester Mende Dyson

Priscilla Skinner Chichester Mende Dyson

Priscilla was born March 30, 1923 in Great Mills, MD. She passed away peacefully on January 29, 2018, at Salem Nursing and Rehab in Roanoke, VA, she was 94. Daughter of the late Frederick Skinner Chichester Sr., and Maude Alice Callaway Chichester of Aquasco, MD, and sister of the late Frederick S. Chichester Jr....
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Leonard Thomas “L.T.” Dixon, 75

Leonard Thomas “L.T.” Dixon, 75

Leonard Thomas “L.T.” Dixon, 75, of Mechanicsville, MD passed away in peace on January 20, 2018 at his residence. Born, June 23, 1942 in St. Mary’s County, MD he was the son of the late Leonard Thomas Dixon, Sr. and Phyllis Graves Dixon. L.T. loved his family, his children and was a very proud...
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Bruce Wayne Finn, Jr., 30

Bruce Wayne Finn, Jr., 30

Bruce Wayne Finn, Jr., 30 of Wilmington, NC passed away on January 13, 2018 at his residence in Wilmington, NC. Bruce was born on September 15, 1987 to Laura Finn and Bruce Wayne Finn, Sr. in Clinton, MD. Bruce was predeceased by his grandparents Charlotte Deitrick, David JC Grego, SR., Joseph F. Finn and...
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Lois Ruth Anderson Hodges, 70

Lois Ruth Anderson Hodges, 70

Lois Ruth Anderson Hodges, age 70, died peacefully at her home on Wednesday, January 31, 2018. Born February 1, 1947, in Leonardtown, Maryland, to the late Albert and Dolly Anderson, Lois is survived by her daughter, Lois Annette Hodges, and her siblings, Jennings Anderson (Sheila), Bert Anderson (Jackie), Faye Downs (Lee), Nancy Bowles (George),...
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Elizabeth (Liz) Anne Marcus, 67

Elizabeth (Liz) Anne Marcus, 67

Elizabeth (Liz) Anne Marcus, 67, of Waldorf, MD lost her battle with cancer on Sunday, January 28, 2018 while at the Charles County Regional Medical Center. She was born on October 13, 1950 in Johnstown, PA to the late Robert and Doris Stangoe Emeigh. She was a devoted housewife and mother to four children...
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Alfred “Al” Andre Sydnor, 62

Alfred “Al” Andre Sydnor, 62

Alfred “Al” Andre Sydnor, age 62 of Bel Alton, Maryland, died January 29, 2018 at the Charles County Hospice House in Waldorf, Maryland. Al was a Fence Installer with Clinton Fence for 30 plus years and was of the Baptist faith. He liked fishing, drag racing, and boxing. He was the son of Samuel...
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William Edward Smith, Jr, 78

William Edward Smith, Jr, 78

William Edward Smith, Jr, 78, of Waldorf, MD died on January 27, 2018. He was born on June 23, 1939 in Church Hill, MD to the late William and Doris Smith, Sr. He served in the United States Air Force. He worked as a maintenance Mechanic for the Department of Defense. In addition to...
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Charlotte Laverne Crider, 81

Charlotte Laverne Crider, 81

Charlotte Laverne Crider, 81, of Lexington Park, MD passed away on January 30, 2018 at Georgetown University Hospital. Born May 19, 1936 in Baltimore, MD, she was the daughter of the late Dalton Mitchell Chaney and Anna Marie (Andrews) Chaney. Charlotte graduated from Arundel High School in 1954. She worked for the U.S. Government...
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David Brack Diamond (Dave), 50

David Brack Diamond (Dave), 50

David Brack Diamond (Dave), 50, of Huntingtown passed away January 30, 2018 in the Upper Marlboro area due to a tragic car accident. Dave was born on June 6, 1967 in Washington, D.C. to Brack and Pamela Diamond. He graduated from Northern High School in 1985 and went on to graduate from Frostburg State...
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Douglas McArthur Moore, 72

Douglas McArthur Moore, 72

Douglas McArthur Moore, 72, of Lusby, MD and formerly of Morgantown, WV, passed away on January 28, 2018 at his residence. Douglas was also known as Doug, Pop-Pop and Grumpy Gills. Born August 12, 1945 in Bradshaw, WV, he was the son of the late Walter H. Moore and Edith C. (Bellew) Moore. Doug...
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Raymond Milton Henderson

Raymond Milton Henderson

Ray passed away unexpectedly on January 29th, 2018 at his home in Cobb Island, MD. Ray was born on July 1, 1949. He was the son of Claude (Babe) Raymond Henderson and Sarah Magruder Edelen Henderson. Ray grew up in Indian Head, MD, graduated from Lackey High School, and was a Life Scout. He...
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Jose Cariaso, 86

Jose Cariaso, 86

On January 30, 2018, we are heartbroken on the loss of Jose Cariaso (86), beloved husband of Emiliana Cariaso, father of Nathaniel “Nathan” Cariaso, father-in-law of Emmeline Cariaso, grandfather of Calland and Camden Cariaso. He was a graduate of the Philippine Nautical School and he migrated to the US in 1970. A former employee...
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