Obituaries

Ann-Meredith Knott Chadwick

Ann-Meredith Knott Chadwick

Ann-Meredith Knott Chadwick, formerly of Indian Head, Maryland, wife of William Kent Chadwick, passed away due to complications from cancer on May 6, 2017. Born on February 10, 1958 in Washington, DC to Francis Xavier Knott, Jr. and the late Audrey Leigh Meredith Knott, she was the granddaughter of the late Frances Regina (Morgan)...
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Mildred Naomi Brown, 83

Mildred Naomi Brown, 83

Mildred Naomi Brown, age 83 of Waldorf, Maryland, died May 5, 2017 at Genesis La Plata Center. Mildred was a school psychologist with Prince George’s County Public Schools for 20 plus years. She had a Master’s Degree in psychology and was an under-grad of Bennett College. She loved her dogs (Ping, MacKenzie, and Pepe)...
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Alma Irene “Cissy” Burch, 67

Alma Irene “Cissy” Burch, 67

Alma Irene “Cissy” Burch, 67 of White Plains, Maryland, died May 5, 2017. Daughter of the late George P. Talbert and the late Alma Pickeral Talbert. Also predeceased by her husband, Bernard A. Burch, Sr. Survived by her sons, Bernard A. Burch, Jr. and Daniel Wayne Burch; her sisters, Hattie Beach and Linda Wendell;...
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Thomas Victor Cox, 55

Thomas Victor Cox, 55

Thomas Victor Cox, age 55 of La Plata, Maryland, died May 1, 2017 at his residence. Thomas was a Veteran of the United States Air Force, having served from 1979 to 1991 as a Staff Sgt. He was a Facilities Supervisor with the College of Southern Maryland at the time of his death. Son...
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James Franklin “Frank” Hardy, Jr., 68

James Franklin “Frank” Hardy, Jr., 68

James Franklin “Frank” Hardy, Jr., age 68 of Mechanicsville, Maryland, died May 1, 2017 at his residence with Hospice. Frank was a Veteran of the United States Army, having served during the Viet Nam era. He was a Grocery Manager with Safeway Food Stores for 33 years. After his retirement from Safeway, he opened...
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Patrice Renee Lamar, 48

Patrice Renee Lamar, 48

Patrice Renee Lamar, 48 of Waldorf, MD passed away on May 1, 2017 at University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Center, La Plata, MD. She was born on December 3, 1968 in Slyvester, GA to the late Waymond and Martha (Jefferson) Lamar, Sr. Patrice earned her Master’s Degree in Accounting and was a self-employed...
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Isabel ‘Ditas’ Ignacio Thrutchley

Isabel ‘Ditas’ Ignacio Thrutchley

Isabel ‘Ditas’ Ignacio Thrutchley of Waldorf, Maryland, died on Sunday, April 30, 2017 at Southern Maryland Hospital Center in Clinton, MD. She was 70 years old. Born on January 9, 1947, in Iloilo City, Philippines, she was the daughter of the late Maxima Balingcos Ignacio and Roberto Catalbas Ignacio. Mrs. Thrutchley was a Certified...
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Joseph Lester Bowser, 69

Joseph Lester Bowser, 69

Joseph Lester Bowser, 69, died May 5, 2017 at his home in Leonardtown, MD. Born July 19, 1947 in Osterberg, PA, he was the son of the late Eugene Dale Bowser and Esther Mae (Hamm) Bowser. Joe moved from the mountains of Pennsylvania around 1965 to Hagerstown, MD where he became a certified welder....
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Marie Graham Hammond, 95

Marie Graham Hammond, 95

Marie Graham Hammond, 95, of California, MD passed away on May 3, 2017, at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown, MD. She was born May 21, 1921 in the Philippines to the late Colonel Robert McDonald Graham, U.S. Army and Georgianna Oktavec Graham. Marie graduated from Stevens College in New York, N.Y. On September...
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Joyce Ellen Miller, 66

Joyce Ellen Miller, 66

Joyce Ellen Miller, 66, passed away on Wednesday, May 3, 2017, at her residence in Brandywine, MD. She was born on August 19, 1950 in Brooklyn, NY. She was the daughter of the late Monroe and Sylvia Gamsu. On March 22, 1996 Joyce married her beloved husband, Bryan Edward Miller in Upper Marlboro, MD....
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Norman Dwight Hall, 64

Norman Dwight Hall, 64

Norman Dwight Hall, 64, of California, MD passed away on May 3, 2017 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born September 13, 1952 in Raleigh, NC to the late Graham Hall and Jane Earl Burch Hall. In 1974, Dwight joined the United States Air Force and dedicated over 11 years...
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Winifred Marie Cornthwaite Dixon

Winifred Marie Cornthwaite Dixon

Winifred Marie Cornthwaite Dixon, peacefully passed away on Monday, May 1, 2017, at the Hospice House of St. Mary’s following two recent mini-strokes. She was born on April 11, 1920 in Rinard, IA and recently celebrated her 97th birthday. She was the daughter of John Albert and DeLight Hurd Cornthwaite. She was married to...
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Margaret Frances Welch, 90

Margaret Frances Welch, 90

Margaret Frances Welch, 90, of Benedict, Maryland, died on April 30, 2017 at Calvert Memorial Hospital surrounded by her family. Born in Hughesville, Maryland on March 11, 1927, she was the daughter of the late Joseph Therres and the late Catherine Koller Therres. Margaret was a homemaker and was very dedicated to the Church...
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David Earl Maddox, 66

David Earl Maddox, 66

David Earl Maddox, 66, of Williamsburg, Virginia, (formerly of Waldorf, Maryland) died on April 28 2017 in Williamsburg. Born in LaPlata, Maryland on December 5, 1950, he was the son of the late James Maddox and the late Dorothy White Maddox. David retired from Naval Ordnance Station, Indian Head as a Federal Police Officer....
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Charles “Chuck” Vernon Ramsey, Sr., 62

Charles “Chuck” Vernon Ramsey, Sr., 62

Charles “Chuck” Vernon Ramsey, Sr.,62, of Lexington Park, MD formerly from Baltimore, MD, passed away on May 7, 2017 in Leonardtown, MD. Born on April 20, 1955, he was the son of the late Cleo Miller Ramsey and George Ramsey, Sr. Chuck was the loving husband of Lynn M. Ramsey whom he married on...
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Martha Elizabeth Catherine Kraus Guy, “Boo”, 91

Martha Elizabeth Catherine Kraus Guy, “Boo”, 91

Martha Elizabeth Catherine Kraus Guy, “Boo”, 91, of Lexington Park, MD formerly of Scotland MD passed away on May 7, 2017 in Callaway, MD. Born on July 29, 1925 in Scotland, MD, she was the daughter of the late Queenie Victoria Kraus and George Joseph Kraus. Boo was the loving wife of the late...
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Joseph Henry Young, “Flicker”, 96

Joseph Henry Young, “Flicker”, 96

In Loving Memory of Joseph Henry Young, “Flicker”, 96, of Leonardtown, MD formerly from Redgate, MD departed this life on May 6, 2017 in Leonardtown, MD. Born on June 15, 1920 in Helen, MD, he was the son of the late Rose Helen Barnes Young and John Henry Young. Joseph is survived by his...
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Mary Alice Wise Brubacher, 95

Mary Alice Wise Brubacher, 95

Mary Alice Wise Brubacher, 95, of Leonardtown, MD passed away on May 4, 2017 in Callaway, MD. Born on February 13, 1922 in Avenue, MD, she was the daughter of the late Victoria St. Clair Wise and Marshall Wise. Mary was the loving wife of the late Raymond Brubacher whom she married in Leonardtown,...
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Mildred Louise Pilon, 65

Mildred Louise Pilon,65, of Great Mills, MD formerly from Upper Marlboro, MD passed away on April 30, 2017 in Great Mills, MD. Born on December 3, 1951 in Cheverly, MD, she was the daughter of the late Mildred G. Wilkerson Briggs and Ollie P. Briggs. Mildred is survived by her son Jerry Michael Briggs...
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Jeffery Samuel Jones, “Jeff”, 50

Jeffery Samuel Jones, “Jeff”, 50, of Altoona, FL formerly from Hollywood, MD passed away on April 30, 2017 in Tavares, FL. Born on August 12, 1966 in Leonardtown, MD, he was the son of the late Mildred E. Jones and Samuel A. Jones. Jeff was devoted to his wife Robin Kaye Jones who he...
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George Anthony Thomas Donely

George Anthony Thomas Donely

George Anthony Thomas Donely passed away on April 28, 2017 at MedStar Washington Hospital Center. George was born in New Orleans on August 14, 1934, the son of George A.T. Donely and Valerie C. Burmaster. He graduated from Williams College and earned a Master’s Degree from Columbia University. He worked briefly at Lionel D....
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Phyllis Sharon (Stauffer) Starkey

Phyllis Sharon (Stauffer) Starkey

Phyllis Sharon (Stauffer) Starkey passed into the arms of the Lord April 26, 2017 after a year and a half battle with cancer. She was born on July 23, 1952 in Pidgeon, Michigan. She was preceded in death by her parents Allen Roy Stauffer and Virginia L. Walker.  Phyllis graduated from Lakewood High School...
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Nicholas “Nick” G. Colevas, 35

Nicholas “Nick” G. Colevas, 35

Nicholas “Nick” G. Colevas, 35, of Owings, Maryland died suddenly on April 25, 2017. He was born September 16, 1981 in Washington, D.C., the son of Glenn A. and Linda C. Colevas. He attended schools in Calvert County Maryland and graduated from Northern High School in 1999. He later attended Towson University as a...
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Roger Lee Bailey, 75

Roger Lee Bailey, 75, of Newburg, MD died on April 28, 2017 at the University of MD Charles Regional Medical Center in LaPlata, MD. Born in Corinne, WV on March 20, 1942 to the late Noble Bailey and the late Mattie F. Bailey, Roger is also preceded in death by his brothers, Noble Bailey,...
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Joseph Donald William Walker, 29

Joseph Donald William Walker, 29

Joseph Donald William Walker, 29, of Indian Head, MD died unexpectedly on April 26, 2017. Born in Roanoke, VA on August 10, 1987, Joseph is preceded in death by his father, James E. Walker and grandparents, Glory and Joseph Campbell. Joseph is survived by mother, Maureen Walker; wife, Jamie Watson; son, Charles Walker; daughter, Brooklyn...
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