Obituaries

Olive Elizabeth Dyck, 89

Olive Elizabeth Dyck, 89

Olive Elizabeth Dyck, 89, of Mechanicsville, MD passed away at her residence in Mechanicsville, MD on October 8, 2017 with her family at her bedside. Olive was born in Washington, DC to the late Oliver and Lillie Lee Ford on November 6, 1927. Olive met the love of her life, Harvey Dyck, while he...
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Daniel “Dan” Gerald Bellere, Sr., 67

Daniel “Dan” Gerald Bellere, Sr., 67

Daniel “Dan” Gerald Bellere, Sr., 67, of Waldorf, passed away on October 8, 2017. Born in Washington, DC on March 20, 1950, he was the son of the late Louis Bellere and the late Mary Alice Bowles Bellere. Dan is survived by his wife, Brenda Lee Graves Bellere, his son, Daniel G. Bellere, II...
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Albert “Al” Saavedra, 90

Albert “Al” Saavedra, 90

Albert “Al” Saavedra, 90, of Mechanicsville, MD passed away on October 7, 2017 at the Charlotte Hall Veterans Home in Charlotte Hall, MD. He was born on January 28, 1927 in Valhalla, NY to the late Segundo Saavedra and Mary Trinkes. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his loving wife of...
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Andrew Leroy Cather, 57

Andrew Leroy Cather, 57

Andrew Leroy Cather died suddenly at home on October 5, 2017. He was 57. Born June 25, 1960 in Evanston IL, he was the youngest child of Donald Warren Cather and Maxine Miller Cather. He grew up in Port Chester, NY, and Stone Mountain GA. In 1979 he moved to Colton’s Pt., MD, with...
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Mary Frances Tippett, 95

Mary Frances Tippett, 95

Mary Frances Tippett, 95, of Avenue, MD passed away on October 9, 2017 in Callaway, MD. Born on December 22, 1921 in Leonardtown, MD. Mary was the daughter of the late Mildred Bailey Blair and Herman Oscar Blair. Mary was the loving wife of the late James Irvin Tippett, who she married in Holy...
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Christopher Goldsmith

Christopher Goldsmith

Christopher Goldsmith of Mechanicsville, MD went on to this eternal rest on Sunday, October 8, 2017. Friends may visit with the family on Monday, October 16 from 10:00 am until time of Life Celebration service 11:00 am at the BRISCOE-TONIC FUNERAL HOME located at 38576 Brett Way in Mechanicsville, MD.
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Rachel Wills

Rachel Wills

Rachel Wills departed this earthly life on Friday, October 6, 2017. Family and friends will unite on Monday, October 16, 2017 from 9:30 am until time of service 11:00 am at Greater Spiritual Fellowship Community church, 106 Ellerbe Dr., Indian Head, MD. Interment immediately following at Trinity Memorial Gardens, Waldorf, MD.
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Donald Malcolm Henderson (Donnie)

Donald Malcolm Henderson (Donnie)

Donald Malcolm Henderson (Donnie), was born on August 25, 1960 in Alexandria, VA by the late Hester Henderson. Donald grew up in Washington DC with his mother, step-father, and siblings. He attended Burddick High School and soon after became employed at the Crystal City, Virginia Marriott Hotel as a chauffeur. In 1979, Mr.Henderson began...
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Charles Eric Hoofring, 73

Charles Eric Hoofring, 73

Charles Eric Hoofring, 73 of Lusby, MD passed away peacefully on October 7, 2017 at Calvert Memorial Hospital, Prince Frederick, MD. He was born on June 10, 1944 in Washington, DC to the late Laura Ruth and Charles Harry Eric Hoofring. He married the love of his life, Diana Lorraine Wallace on August 16,...
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Michele “Shelly” Howard Parsons Mitchell, 65

Michele “Shelly” Howard Parsons Mitchell, 65

Michele “Shelly” Howard Parsons Mitchell, 65, of Waldorf, MD died on October 7, 2017. She was born on July 28, 1952, in La Plata, MD to the late George Albert and Mary Irma (Howard) Parsons. Shelly was retired from the Department of Defense. She enjoyed baking, especially pies and breads; in which she had...
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Darlene Curry

Darlene Curry

On Thursday, October 5, 2017, Darlene Curry of Hughesville, MD, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family. Family and friends will unite on Saturday, October 14, 2017 from 9:30 am until time of service 10:30 am at Servants of Christ Church (New Life Wesleyan Church), 9690 Shepherds Creek Pl, White Plains, MD. Interment,...
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Jonathan (Jonny) Hanna

Jonathan (Jonny) Hanna

Jonathan (Jonny) Hanna passed away on October 3, 2017. He is survived by his 2 daughter’s Ivy and Juno of South Carolina his 2 brothers Troy and George Hanna Jr of Glen Burnie MD his sister Isabella Hanna father George Hanna and step mother Rubi Hanna of DE. His mother Misty Nameth of Glen...
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Edward James Buser III

Edward James Buser III

Edward James Buser III, of Ridge, MD passed away suddenly on Monday, October 2, 2017. He was born September 1, 1958 in Joppa, MD to Edward J. Buser II and Mary Jane Davis Buser. Edward was a long time resident of St. Mary’s County. Edward loved the outdoors, hunting, fishing and crabbing. He had...
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Dana Marie Wolfe, 49

Dana Marie Wolfe, 49

Dana Marie Wolfe, 49, of Hollywood, MD died on Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at her home, with her loving husband at her side. Born October 25, 1967 in Jacksonville, Florida, she is the daughter of Evelyn Marie Miller and Andrew Michael Myers, both of Oregon. On February 27, 1999, Dana married her beloved husband,...
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Cassie Beth St. Clair, 33

Cassie Beth St. Clair, 33

Cassie Beth St. Clair, age 33 of Charlotte Hall, Maryland, died October 4, 2017 at her residence with Hospice. Cassie was a graduate of La Plata High School Class of 2002 and worked as a Graphic Designer with Air Force Sgts. Association in Marlow Heights for eight years. Recently she was attending College of...
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Catherine “Jean” Upright, 77

Catherine “Jean” Upright, 77

Catherine “Jean” Upright, 77, of La Plata, MD passed on Wednesday, October 4, 2017, at home surrounded by her family. Jean was born on August 4, 1940, in Washington, DC to the late LeRoy and Catherine Bartlett. Preceding her in death was her brother, William Bartlett. She attended the Notre Dame Academy in Washington,...
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Robert V. Johnson, “Bob”, 81

Robert V. Johnson, “Bob”, 81

Robert V. Johnson, “Bob” of Temple Hills, MD passed on October 5, 2017 at the age of 81. Born in Four Oaks, NC one of thirteen children to Leacy Cornelia (Allen) Johnson and Nathan Allen Johnson. Bob left home at an early age to live and work in various states from Texas to New...
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Stephen C. Youngerman, 58

Stephen C. Youngerman, 58

Stephen C. Youngerman, 58, of Chesapeake Beach, died October 2, 2017 at his home. Steve was born in January of 1959 in Pennsylvania to Walter and Ruth Youngerman. He married his sweetheart, Dottie in August of 1982 and they had three children together. Steve was in the concrete industry for over 35 years and...
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Denise Lucille Thompson, 66

Denise Lucille Thompson, 66, of Leonardtown, MD, passed away on October 4, 2017 in La Plata, MD. Born on July 18, 1951 in Atlanta, GA, she was the daughter of the late Marie Moranor and Russell Moranor. Denise was the loving wife of Robert Glenn Thompson whom she married on June 7, 1996 in...
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Linda Renee Powell

Linda Renee Powell

Peacefully on Thursday, October 5, 2017, Linda went home to be with the Lord. She is survived by her loving son Edward (LaTanya)Randolph; siblings, Sheila, Carmen, Roderick and Charles Powell and Regina, Alvin, Patrice and Freedom “Carlton” Powell; 5 grandchildren, Deondray, Amanda, Mekhai, Amare and Mia Randolph and a host of other relatives and...
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Kenneth A. Heim “Kenny”, 59

Kenneth A. Heim “Kenny”, 59

Kenneth A. Heim “Kenny” passed suddenly on October 1, 2017 at the age of 59. Born in Prince Georges, County MD to Barbara (Schuller) and Frank Heim. Kenny grew up in Upper Marlboro attending and graduating from Bishop McNamara High School. He graduated from the University of Maryland, College Park with a Bachelor’s Degree...
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Barbara Wright

Barbara Wright departed this earthly life on Wednesday, October 4, 2017. Family and friends will unite on Friday, October 13, 2017 from 2:00 pm until time of service 3:00 pm at Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home, 2294 Old Washington Rd., Waldorf, MD. Interment private.
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Angel Holley Wilson

Angel Holley Wilson

On Sunday, October 1, 2017, Angel Holley Wilson went home to be with the Lord. She is survived by her devoted daughter, Valeeka (Mark) Johnson; loving mother, Hattie Parker; siblings, Carolyn Smith, Ruby Honesty, Andre Holley and Randolph Honesty; 3 grandchildren, Tya and Paige Carter and Saphire Johnson; a great grandchild, Princeton Parks and...
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George B. Thompson, Jr. (Sonny)

George B. Thompson, Jr. (Sonny)

On Friday, September 29, 2017, George B. Thompson, Jr. (Sonny) of Great Mills, MD went home to be with the Lord. George was born on April 25, 1941 to the late George B. Thompson, Sr. and Agnes Rosie Somerville. George leaves fond memories to his devoted wife, Catherine Thompson; step children, John Lynwood Somerville,...
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Ashanti Markaila Billie

Ashanti Markaila Billie

On Sunday, September 29, 2017, Ashanti went home to be with the Lord. Friends may unite with the family on Friday, October 13, from 10 am until time of Life Celebration Service 11am at Ebenezer AME Church located at 7707 Allentown Road in Ft Washington, MD 20744. Interment will take place on Monday, October...
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