Obituaries

Louis Philip Cole, 61

Louis Philip Cole, 61

Louis Philip Cole, 61 of Mechanicsville Maryland, Passed-away on April 4, 2018, at St. Mary’s Hospital, in Leonardtown, MD. Louis was born on August 15, 1956 in LaPlata Maryland, to James Queen and Alice “Cecelia” Cole-Hicks. Louis spent his life on the farm. He was “well” received by ALL who knew him. Louis loved...
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Robert ‘Rob’ Scott Murphy, 53

Robert ‘Rob’ Scott Murphy, 53

Robert ‘Rob’ Scott Murphy, age 53, of California MD, passed away unexpectedly at St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown, MD, on Friday, April 6th, 2018 due to a medical emergency. Born in Lansdale, PA, to Grace M. Hill (Houpt) of Kempton, PA, and Robert W. Murphy of Albuquerque, NM, Rob displayed an early love for...
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William “Melvin” Pilkerton, Jr., 91

William “Melvin” Pilkerton, Jr., 91

William “Melvin” Pilkerton, Jr., 91, of Leonardtown, MD passed away on April 13, 2018 in Leonardtown, MD. Born on February 28, 1927 in Mechanicsville, MD he was the son of the late Mary Blanche Pilkerton and William Melvin Pilkerton, Sr. Melvin was the loving husband of Agnes Cecelia Quade Pilkerton whom he married on...
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Jo Ann Moore “Jo”, 73

Jo Ann Moore “Jo”, 73

Jo Ann Moore “Jo”, 73, of Mechanicsville, MD formerly from Seaford, DE passed away on April 12, 2018 in Leonardtown, MD. Born on May 20, 1944 in Milford, DE, she was the daughter of the late Ella Mae Cannon and Emera Painter Cannon. Jo was the loving wife of the late Clyde David Moore...
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Wylie “Chandler” Johnson, Jr., 73

Wylie “Chandler” Johnson, Jr., 73

THE Wylie “Chandler” Johnson, Jr., age 73, departed this life on Friday, April 6, 2018. A lifelong resident of West Point, Virginia, Chandler is well known to many as the consummate farmer and friend. His charm, wit and sense of humor have been the source of many adventures and memories that will be remembered,...
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Carol Marie Whetzel, 62

Carol Marie Whetzel, 62

Carol Marie Whetzel, 62, of Piney Point, MD passed away in Leonardtown, MD on April 8, 2018. Born on January 23, 1956 in Washington, DC, she was the daughter of the late Mary Catherine Jennings Jackson and Robert Francis Jackson. Carol is survived by her children; Eddie Richardson (Melissa) of Severn, MD, Cathy Richardson...
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James “St. Clair Hill”, 90

James “St. Clair Hill”, 90

James “St. Clair Hill”, 90, of Leonardtown, MD formerly from Mechanicsville, MD passed away on April 8, 2018. Born on August 6, 1927 in Mechanicsville, MD, he was the son of the late Lucy Belle St. Clair Hill and Joseph Jefferson Hill. St. Clair was the loving husband of Mary R. Hill “Dollie” and...
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Mary Magdelene Corbin, 87

Mary Magdelene Corbin, 87 of Ridge, MD, passed away on April 11, 2018. Family and friends will unite on Saturday, April 21, 2018 for visitation at 10 am until Mass of Christian Burial at 11 am at St. Peter Claver Church, 16922 Saint Peter Claver Rd, St Inigoes, MD 20684. Interment to follow at...
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Gertrude Elois Lloyd

Gertrude Elois Lloyd

Gertrude Elois Lloyd, passed away on April 11, 2018. Visitation will be at 9:00 am until time of Homegoing Service at 11:00 am on Saturday, April 21, 2018 at Cornerstone Peaceful Bible Baptist Church, 9010 Frank Tippett Road, Upper Marlboro, MD 20772. Interment to follow at Resurrection Cemetery, 8000 Woodyard Road, Clinton, MD 20735....
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Hubert “Hugh” Cummings, Jr., 74

Hubert “Hugh” Cummings, Jr., 74

Hubert “Hugh” Cummings, Jr., 74, of Great Mills, MD passed away Saturday, April 7, 2018 at Veteran’s Administration Community Living Center/Hospice in Washington, DC after a courageous battle with cancer. Hubert was born in Jacksonville, FL on August 12, 1943, son of the late Hubert Cummings, Sr. and Lillian Osborne Cummings. Hubert attended Florida...
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Guy Moreau

Guy Moreau

On Tuesday, April 3, 2018, Guy Moreau, of Capitol Heights, MD suddenly passed away. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, April 14, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at the BRISCOE-TONIC FUNERAL HOME located at 2294 Old Washington Road in Waldorf, Maryland. Inurnment will take place at Arlington National Cemetery at a later date....
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William Edward Bailey

William Edward Bailey

On April 3, 2018, at approximately 6AM, William Edward Bailey lost his long battle with cancer. Bill was a retired US Army Special Forces officer, combat veteran of Panama and Operation “Just Cause”, recipient of the 4th award of the MSM, 5th Award of the AACOM, and 6th Award of the AAM. His final...
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James Steven “Mickey” Lancaster II, 31

James Steven “Mickey” Lancaster II, 31

James Steven “Mickey” Lancaster II, age 31 of Waldorf, Maryland, died April 3, 2018. Mickey was an auto mechanic and a general handyman fixer-upper for almost anyone. He loved basketball, the Dallas Cowboys, going to MIR Raceway, and fast cars. He was always known for helping others. He was the son of James Steven...
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Albert Lee “Billy” King, 83

Albert Lee “Billy” King, 83

Albert Lee “Billy” King, 83, of Huntingtown passed away April 6, 2018. He was born February 6, 1935 in Washington, D.C. to Albert Sylvester and Mary (Lewis) King. Billy was raised in D.C. and attended public schools. He was employed by Howat Concrete for many years as a mixer truck driver. Billy later worked...
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Ellen “Helen” Wilson, 73

Ellen “Helen” Wilson, 73

Ellen “Helen” Wilson, age 73 of La Plata, Maryland, died April 4, 2018 at the University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Center in La Plata, Maryland. Helen was a retied Office Manager at the Office of Naval Intelligence (U.S. Government) and was a member of Saint Sophia Catheral. She enjoyed hand dancing, spending time...
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Priscilla Ward Hardesty, 84

Priscilla Ward Hardesty, 84, of Dunkirk passed away April 5, 2018 at her residence. She was born September 4, 1933 in Prince Frederick to Kenneth B. and Susan (Jones) Ward. Priscilla was raised in Lower Marlboro and graduated from Calvert High School. She then attended the University of Delaware and Strayer Business School. Priscilla...
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James Monroe Bull Jr.

James Monroe Bull Jr.

Jim was born in Forest Hill, Maryland, and lived in Brandywine, Maryland for most of his life and never married. He served in the Army and was stationed in Anchorage, Alaska where he learned the surveying trade. After the military, he put his surveying skills to good use, helping to build many of the...
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Walter French Cade, 83

Walter French Cade, 83

Walter French Cade, age 83, of Clinton, Maryland, died April 1, 2018. Walter moved from Mississippi to the Washington metro area 44 years ago. He served in the United States Navy from 1953-1957 and then the United States Air Force from 1958-1974, retiring as a Staff Sgt. He was a member of the First...
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William Anthony “Skeeter” Windsor, 32

William Anthony “Skeeter” Windsor, 32

William Anthony “Skeeter” Windsor, age 32 of Waldorf, Maryland, died April 2, 2018 at the University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Center in La Plata, Maryland. Skeeter was a graduate of Thomas Stone High School. He loved spending time with his nephews, going to the gym and Budd’s Creek Raceway, and trips to a...
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Eugene James Guazzo, 88

Eugene James Guazzo, 88

Eugene James Guazzo, MD died Sunday, April 8, 2018 at 88 years of age at St. Mary’s Hospice House with his wife, Shelby Palmer Guazzo at his bedside. In 1968, Dr. And Mrs. Guazzo moved to St. Mary’s County. They had been encouraged by St. Mary’s physician, Dr. J. Roy Guyther, to come and...
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Thomas W. “Joe” Hancock

Thomas W. “Joe” Hancock

Thomas W. “Joe” Hancock, a lifetime resident of St. Mary’s County, died peacefully at his home on April 8, 2018 with his loving family by his side. Born on April 7, 1959, he was the son of the late Norman and Mary Irva Hancock of Hollywood, MD. Joe was the loving and devoted husband...
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Steven “Steve” D. Tippett, 43

Steven “Steve” D. Tippett, 43

Steven “Steve” D. Tippett, 43, of California, MD formerly from Leonardtown, MD passed away on April 5, 2018 in Washington, DC. Born on January 1, 1975 in Leonardtown, MD, he was the son of Elizabeth “Betty” J. Tippett and Lawrence “Lou” D. Tippett of Ridge, MD. Steve is survived by his children; Kayla Tippett...
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Tina Renee Hancock, 49

Tina Renee Hancock, 49

Tina Renee Hancock, 49, of Leonardtown, MD passed away on Friday, March 30, 2018 at her residence. She was born on November 10, 1968 in Leonardtown, MD to Charles Morris and the late Darlene Farrell. Tina enjoyed nature and spending time with family, especially her grandchildren whenever she could. They loved playing games, coloring,...
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Doris Virginia Miller, 73

Doris Virginia Miller, 73

Doris Virginia Miller, 73 of Lexington Park, MD, passed away on April 3, 2018. Family and friends will unite on Wednesday, April 11, 2018 for visitation at 10:00 am until time of service at 11:00 am at First Missionary Baptist Church,46370 Pegg Ln, Lexington Park, MD 20653. Interment to follow at Evergreen Memorial Gardens...
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Celeste Dorthea Barnes, 63

Celeste Dorthea Barnes, 63

Celeste Dorthea Barnes, 63 of Clinton, MD, passed away on April 3, 2018. Family and friends will unite on Saturday, April 14, 2018 for visitation at 10 am until Mass of Christian Burial at 11 am at St. Peter Claver Catholic Church, 16922 Saint Peter Claver Rd, St Inigoes, MD 20684. Interment to follow...
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