Obituaries

Sarah Jean Bowling, 37

Sarah Jean Bowling, 37

Sarah Jean Bowling, 37, of Harrisburg, PA, formerly of Charles County, MD, died on June 2, 2018. Born on June 22, 1980 in Clinton, Maryland, Sarah graduated from McDonough High School, Class of 1998 and attended College of Southern Maryland. She was employed as a kitchen designer. Sarah was preceded in death by her...
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Katherine Moran Boarman (nee Murphy)

Katherine Moran Boarman (nee Murphy)

Katherine Moran Boarman (nee Murphy), a resident of Charlotte Hall and a payroll coordinator at The Wills Group, passed away unexpectedly at her home on June 2, 2018 at the age of 65. Kathy was born in Newburg on June 27, 1952 to Roger Leonard and Myrtle Valerie Murphy. She graduated from La Plata...
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Heather Anne Dinges, 29

Heather Anne Dinges, 29

Heather Anne Dinges, age 29 of Bryantown, Maryland, died May 29, 2018. She was born April 18, 1989 in La Plata, Maryland to the late Jeffery N. Dinges and Sandra (Summers) Hungerford. Heather loved her family more than anything and always had a smile. She loved her “Pop” and Grandma very much – they...
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James Anthony “Flip” Rawls., 53

James Anthony “Flip” Rawls., 53

James Anthony “Flip” Rawls., 53 passed away on May 28, 2018. He was born on August 11, 1964 in Queens, New York to parents James Henry Rawls of Sandersville, Georgia and the late Vivian Jones Rawls of Queens, New York. James graduated from Far Rockaway High School in Queens, New York. After high school,...
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Carl Stanley Brow, Jr., 80

Carl Stanley Brow, Jr., 80, of Hollywood, MD passed away June 4, 2018, at Hospice House of St. Mary’s in Callaway, MD. He was born on June 14, 1937 in Wyandotte, MI to the late Carl S. Brow, Sr. and Maxine Brow. In 1955 Carl was drafted into the United States Coast Guard. In...
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Elliot Weisman, 89

Elliot Weisman, 89

Elliot Weisman, 89, of California, MD passed away on June 5, 2018 at Charlotte Hall Veterans Home. Elliot was born on August 7, 1928 in Rockaway Beach, NY to the late Louis Weisman and Kitty Secol Weisman. Elliot was a graduate of Central High School in Bridgeport, CT in 1947. He proudly served in...
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Stacy Lynn Russell, 36

Stacy Lynn Russell, 36

Stacy Lynn Russell, 36, of Hedgesville, WV passed away on June 5, 2018. Born on October 17, 1981 in Clinton MD, she was the daughter of Geary Allen Bish, Sr. and Terry Marie Russell (William). Stacy graduated from La Plata High school in 2000 where she went on to further her education and became...
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Gloria Jean Bowers, 68

Gloria Jean Bowers, 68

Gloria Jean Bowers, 68, of Charlotte Hall, Maryland, passed away on June 5, 2018 in Charlotte Hall, MD. Gloria was born on October 6, 1949 to the late Alfred McCauley and the late Gladys Marie “Jimmie” (Fortman) McCauley. Gloria is survived by her daughter, Lisa Messenger (Dan); step-daughters, Lisa Martin (Eric) and Charlotte Ragsdale...
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Barbara Naomi Coffren, 88

Barbara Naomi Coffren, 88

Barbara Naomi Coffren, 88, of Avenue, MD passed away on June 1, 2018 surrounded by her loving family. Born at home in Clinton, MD on September 7, 1929, she was the daughter of the late Barbara Virginia Goddard Thompson and Ralph Goddard who passed away when she was 3 years of age and was...
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Carol Ann Morgan, 75

Carol Ann Morgan, 75

Carol Ann Morgan, 75, of Mechanicsville, MD passed away on June 5, 2018 at her home surrounded by her loving family. Born on April 13, 1943 she was the daughter of the late Mildred Louise Campbell Economides and Thomas John Economides. Carol was the loving wife of Joseph Ambrose Morgan whom she married on...
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James William Pollock

Peacefully on Saturday, June 2, 2018 James William Pollock departed this earthly life in Fort Washington, MD. Family and friends will unite on Thursday, June 14, 2018 from 12:00 p.m. until time of service at 1:00 p.m. at Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home, 2294 Old Washington Road, Waldorf, MD 20601. Interment will be private.
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Laverne Theresa Brown, 68

Laverne Theresa Brown, 68

Laverne Theresa Brown, 68 of Bowie, MD, entered into eternal rest on June 3, 2018. Family and friends will unite on Wednesday, June 13, 2018 for visitation at 10 am until Mass of Christian Burial at 12 noon at St. George’s Catholic Church, 19199 St. George’s Church Road, Valley Lee, MD 20692. Interment to...
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Edith Marie Butler, 64

Edith Marie Butler, 64

Edith Marie Butler, 64 of Callaway, MD, entered into eternal life on June 6, 2018. Arrangements are pending. The family would be most appreciative for monetary donations to help with funeral expenses. Donations may be made directly to Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home via credit card, money order, cash or certified check. No personal checks accepted
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Kevin Preston Edwards

Kevin Preston Edwards

Suddenly on Thursday, May 24, 2018 Kevin Preston Edwards departed this earthly life in Washington, DC. Family and friends will unite on Friday, June 8, 2018 from 10:00am until time of service at 11:00am at From the Heart Church Ministries 4949 Allentown Road, Camp Springs 20746. Interment will follow at Washington National Cemetery Suitland,...
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Ruby Frances Howard, 99

Ruby Frances Howard, 99

Ruby Frances Howard, 99, of Dunkirk passed away June 2, 2018 at Burnett Calvert Hospice House surrounded by family. She was born November 15, 1918 in Bristol, MD, now a part of Lothian to Malcolm Olin and Mattie Mae (Griffith) Catterton. Ruby was raised in Bristol and attended public schools. She married J. Allen...
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Barbara Sue Clowser, 78

Barbara Sue Clowser, 78

Barbara Sue Clowser, 78, of Solomons, MD and formerly of Riverdale, MD passed away on June 4, 2018 at Asbury-Solomons Health Care Center. Born May 10, 1940 in Baltimore, MD, she was the daughter of the late William G. Moore, Sr. and Leora (Billings) Moore. Barbara was a cashier for Giant Food for thirty...
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Ryan Eugene “Nurm” Nurmi-Farris, 34

Ryan Eugene “Nurm” Nurmi-Farris, 34

Ryan Eugene “Nurm” Nurmi-Farris, 34, of Lusby, MD and formerly of Broomes Island, MD, passed away on June 2, 2018 at his residence. Born August 17, 1983 in Prince Frederick, MD, he was the son of Donald Eugene Farris and Rita Elizabeth (Nurmi) Levy. Ryan graduated from Patuxent High School in 2001 and was...
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Francis Charles “Pops” Kuhn, 89

Francis Charles “Pops” Kuhn, 89

Francis Charles “Pops” Kuhn, 89, of California, MD passed away May 31, 2018 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born on May 26, 1929 in Leavenworth, KS to the late Earl Francis Kuehn and Beatrice Carol Evans. Pops graduated from Central High School in Kansas City, MO. In 1949 he...
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Calbreith Lamar Simpson

Calbreith Lamar Simpson

Known to family and friends as Lamar and to work colleagues as Cal, Calbreith Lamar Simpson was born on September 14th, 1937 in Augusta, Georgia. He proudly let you know that it was also the birthplace of the Godfather of Soul, James Brown. Calbreith Lamar died on May 22nd, 2018 of vascular dementia and...
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Christine Cherrico

Christine Cherrico

Christine Cherrico departed this earthly life on Thursday, May 31, 2018. Family and friends will unite for a visitation on Monday, June 11, 2018 from 6 pm – 8 pm. On Tuesday, June 12, 2018 visitation will be held from 11:00 am until time of service 12 noon at Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home, 2294 Old...
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Allen Michael Minovitz, 83

Allen Michael Minovitz, 83

Allen Michael Minovitz, 83, of Prince Frederick, MD passed away on Tuesday May 29, 2018.Born in Washington, DC he was a son of the late Benjamin and Cecil Morgan (Hobson) Minovitz. He was the beloved husband of the late Patricia Ann (Lent) Minovitz. He was a veteran of the United States Army serving during...
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Frank Hamilton Shegogue, 82

Frank Hamilton Shegogue, 82

Frank Hamilton Shegogue, 82 yrs old died on May 29, 2018 after a battle with cancer. Born in Bowie, MD. He is survived by his wife Ruth, daughters Laurie Green (Don) of Colorado, Sheri Walton of Texas, granddaughter (Ashley Hewett) of Texas and great grandchildren Hudson & Evie Hewett of Texas; sister Edith Fladung...
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C. Richmond Gough, Jr. “Dick”, 81

C. Richmond Gough, Jr. “Dick”, 81

C. Richmond Gough, Jr. “Dick”, 81, of Newburg, MD passed away on May 27, 2018 at Hospice of the Chesapeake in Harwood, MD, surrounded by his loving family. Born on February 19, 1937, Dick graduated from the old Western High School in Washington, DC in 1955. He went on to join the Coast Guard...
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Theodore Kirby

Theodore Kirby

Theodore Kirby departed this earthly life on Saturday, June 2, 2018. Family and friends will unite on Thursday, June 7, 2018 from 10:00 am until time of service 11:00 am at BRISCOE-TONIC FUNERAL HOME, 2294 Old Washington Rd., Waldorf, MD. Interment immediately following at Heritage Memorial Cemetery.
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Janice Jean Vaillancourt, 73

Janice Jean Vaillancourt, 73

Janice Jean Vaillancourt, 73, of Leonardtown, MD (formerly of Virginia Beach, VA and Fall River, MA) gained her wings Monday, May 28, 2018 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born on December 6, 1944 in Freetown, MA to the late Louis & Stanislaw Kaminski. Janice held a Bachelor of Science...
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