Obituaries

Margaret A. Stone, 86

Margaret A. Stone, 86

Margaret A. Stone, 86, of LaPlata, died on April 10, 2017 in LaPlata. Born on July 21, 1930, she was the daughter of the late Thomas Jefferson Jameson and the late Mary Adelaide Cooksey. Peggy is preceded in death by husbands F. Wills Posey III “Sonny”, Wm. Michael Stone, Jr., daughter Mary Elizabeth Davis,...
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Thomas Wayne Presgrave, 74

Thomas Wayne Presgrave, 74

Thomas Wayne Presgrave, 74, of Bryans Road, MD passed away on April 5, 2017. Wayne was born on November 16, 1942 in Washington DC to the late Thomas E. Presgrave and Earline O. Presgrave (Brownley). Wayne was a retired Foreman/Photoengraver at the Washington Post, where he was a dedicated worker for over 40 years....
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Carmen M. Gonzalez, 78

Carmen M. Gonzalez, 78

Carmen M. Gonzalez, 78, of North Beach, MD, passed into the loving arms of her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Sunday, April 9, 2017, in her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Puerto Rico, the daughter of the late Miguel and Dominga (Juarbe) Samalot. She was the beloved wife...
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Todd Owen Farr, 30

Todd Owen Farr, 30

Todd Owen Farr, 30, of Clements, MD formerly from Avenue, MD, passed away on April 6, 2017. Born on February 13, 1987 in Washington, DC, he was the son of Carole Ann Farr and George Leonard Farr of Avenue, MD. Todd is survived by the love of his life Laura Elizabeth McKinney and son...
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Kiana Ashley Evans, 22

Kiana Ashley Evans, 22

Kiana Ashley Evans, 22, of Lexington Park, MD passed away at home surrounded by her loving family on April 2, 2017. Born on January 4, 1995, she was the loving daughter of Monica M. Hebb of Lexington Park, MD and James A. Evans, Sr. of Lexington Park, MD. Kiana is survived by her siblings...
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Sharon Elaine Pilkerton, 58

Sharon Elaine Pilkerton, 58

Sharon Elaine Pilkerton, 58, of Callaway, MD passed away on April 5, 2017 in Washington, DC. Born on January 12, 1959 in Leonardtown, MD, she was the daughter of the late Francis Claudia Bell Pilkerton and Franklin Delino Pilkerton. Sharon is survived by her husband Mark Thomas of Callaway, MD. Children: Heather Schumacher (Jack)...
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James “Jim” Edward Gorman, Sr., 82

James “Jim” Edward Gorman, Sr., 82

James “Jim” Edward Gorman, Sr., 82 of Mechanicsville, MD, formerly from Galena, MD, passed away on April 1, 2017 in Lexington Park, MD. Born on February 26, 1935 in Millington, MD, he was the loving son of the late Grace Darling and John Gorman. Jim was the loving husband of the late Lillian “Tillie”...
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Mary “Meta” McKnight Wilt, 56

Mary “Meta” McKnight Wilt, 56

Mary “Meta” McKnight Wilt, 56, of Avenue, MD passed away April 6, 2017 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born July 7, 1960 in Houston, TX to the late Byron Morris McKnight and Amelda Ann Singleton McKnight. In 1987, Meta graduated from the University of Houston with a Bachelor of...
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Raymond Bruce Buckler, Sr. 53

Raymond Bruce Buckler, Sr. 53

Raymond Bruce Buckler, Sr. 53, of Lexington Park, MD died at the George Washington Hospital in Washington, DC on April 4, 2017. He was born May 27, 1963 in Cheverly, MD to the late Joseph Isaac Buckler, Sr. and Florence Gertrude Walker Buckler. On May 11, 1983, Raymond married his beloved wife Dawn Marie...
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Katherine Reynolds Chandler (“Kate”), 67

Katherine Reynolds Chandler (“Kate”), 67

Katherine Reynolds Chandler (“Kate”), 67, died at 1 PM, Saturday, April 1, 2017, at her home in St Mary’s City, Maryland, after battling Stage 4 Ovarian Cancer for 2 years. She was born October 10, 1949 at Fort Gordon in Augusta, Georgia, to Harold K (Deak) and Elizabeth H (Beth) Reynolds. She married Roy...
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Ruth Minton, 85

Ruth Minton, 85

Ruth Minton, age 85 of Mechanicsville, Maryland (formerly of Pennington Gap, Virginia) died April 2, 2017 at Charlotte Hall Veterans Home. Ruth was a homemaker and a member of the American Legion and the Pink Ladies Volunteers at Lee County Hospital in Pennington Gap, Virginia. She was the daughter of Claude Harber and Edna...
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Thomas Patrick “Tom” McCarthy, 60

Thomas Patrick “Tom” McCarthy, 60

Thomas Patrick “Tom” McCarthy, 60 of Waldorf, Maryland died April 2, 2017. Tom was a Owner/Plumber of McCarthy Plumbing, having served 30 years and was a Veteran of the United States Navy, having served from 1974-1976. He was a member of St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Waldorf, Maryland. In his youth, he was a...
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William “Marvin” Marsh, 77

William “Marvin” Marsh, 77

William “Marvin” Marsh, age 77 of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina (formerly of La Plata, Maryland) died April 1, 2017. Marvin was a retired employee with Washington Gas Light Company and a Veteran of the United States Navy, having served from 1957-1961. He was a long-time member of Pisgah United Methodist Church where he enjoyed...
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Joseph (Joe) M. Riley, 38

Joseph (Joe) M. Riley, 38

Joseph (Joe) M. Riley, 38, of Deale, MD passed away suddenly on April 6, 2017. Joe was born August 13, 1978 in La Plata, MD. Joe will be remembered by his handsome smile, huge caring heart, generous nature and kind personality. He was a great person and would do anything for anyone. Joe was...
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Linda Lucy “Memom” Beauregard, 73

Linda Lucy “Memom” Beauregard, 73

Linda Lucy “Memom” Beauregard, 73, a lifetime resident of Solomons, MD passed away on April 5, 2017 at her residence. Born July 4, 1943 in Prince Frederick, MD, she was the daughter of the late Margaret and James “Pepper” Langley. Linda graduated from Calvert High School and was a cook. She was a loving...
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Edward John “Jake” Fowler, Jr., 85

Edward John “Jake” Fowler, Jr., 85

Edward John “Jake” Fowler, Jr., 85 passed away April 2, 2017 in Washington, DC. He was born June 17, 1931 in Calvert County to Edward John, Sr. and Bernice (Stallings) Fowler. Jake was raised in Calvert County and worked on family farms. He was a lifelong carpenter, working primarily with Stallings Brothers Carpentry and...
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John Wayne Hooper, 72

John Wayne Hooper, 72

John Wayne Hooper, 72, of Prince Frederick, MD, passed away on April 3, 2017, in Prince Frederick, MD, surrounded by his beloved family, after a long, courageous battle with cancer. “Johnny” was born in Prince Frederick MD to Annie and the late John Hooper on October 9, 1944 in Prince Frederick MD. He graduated...
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Michael Allen Morris, 49

Michael Allen Morris, 49

Michael Allen Morris passed away on Friday, April 7th in La Plata at the age of 49. He was born on October 14th, 1967 in Washington, DC, the son of Clyde Wayne Morris and Rebecca Faye (Malone) Morris. He is predeceased by his father, Wayne, and is survived by his wonderful mother, Rebecca, his...
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Patricia Ann Seaquist, 66

Patricia Ann Seaquist, 66

Patricia Ann Seaquist, 66, of Waldorf, MD, passed away at home on April 1, 2017. Patricia was born in Tacoma, Washington, on January 20, 1951, into the military family of the late Navy Corpsman John D. Erpenbach and Maureen McGowan. She spent her youth traversing the country from east to west, according to her...
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Ronnie Wayne Quesenberry, Sr., 60

Ronnie Wayne Quesenberry, Sr., 60

Ronnie Wayne Quesenberry, Sr., 60, of Prince Frederick, MD passed away April 2, 2017 at Burnett-Calvert Hospice House surrounded by his family after a hard battle with Stage 4 Stomach Cancer. He was born on June 27, 1956 in McDowell County, West Virginia to the late James A. and Frances P. Quesenberry. Ronnie graduated...
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Evelyn Louise Bell, 86

Evelyn Louise Bell, 86

Evelyn Louise Bell, 86 of Lusby, MD passed away on April 1, 2017 in Solomons, MD. She was born on February 21, 1931 in Washington, DC to the late Elsie J. and Robert L. Satterfield.  She was the loving wife to Lester “Buddy” Bell whom preceded her in death in 2009. Evelyn graduated from...
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William Milton Weaver, 82

William Milton Weaver, 82

William Milton Weaver, known by most as “Bill” or “Coach”, 83 of California MD passed away on March 26, 2017 in Washington, DC. He was born on March 24, 1934 in Altoona, PA to the late Harry and Alverta Ferguson Weaver. He was the beloved husband to Joan B. Weaver. Bill graduated from Altoona...
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George William Taylor, 73

George William Taylor, 73

George William Taylor, 73, of Hollywood, MD, passed away at home on March 27, 2017. Born on February 9, 1944 in Washington D.C., he was the son of the late Hildred Burke Gleason, and George Thomas (Barney) Taylor. George was the loving husband of Margaret Gass Taylor whom he married on November 18, 1988...
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Rebecca “Becky” Alice Owen Edwards, 87

Rebecca “Becky” Alice Owen Edwards, 87

Rebecca “Becky” Alice Owen Edwards, 87, of St. Inigoes, MD formerly from Accokeek, MD passed away on March 20, 2017 in Clinton, MD. Born on April 25, 1929 in Halifax, County, VA, she was the daughter of the late Virginia Alice Irby Owen and George Edward Owen. Becky was the loving wife of the...
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Mary Esther Pilkerton Walter, 83

Mary Esther Pilkerton Walter, 83

Mary Esther Pilkerton Walter, 83, of Port St. Lucie, Florida, passed away peacefully on March 30, 2017 at home surrounded by her devoted family. She was born in Oxon Hill, Maryland on May 25, 1933 where she grew up with her beloved older sister, Gloria Pilkerton Madison and her parents Annie (Stone) and John...
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