Obituaries

Alice Virginia Dozier, 80

Alice Virginia Dozier, 80

Alice Virginia Dozier, 80, of Mechanicsville, MD passed away on Monday, December 14th, 2020 at her home surrounded by her loving family. Born May 9, 1940 in Leonardtown, MD, Alice was a devoted daughter of the late Richard Henry and late Helen Madeline (Buckler) Quade. Alice was a beautiful woman with a zest for...
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John Lewis Miles, 78

John Lewis Miles, 78

John Lewis Miles, 78, of Mechanicsville, MD passed away on December 5, 2020 at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown, MD with his family at his side. He was born on February 17, 1942 to  the late James Lewis Miles, Sr. and Nellie Ellen Curtis Miles. On October 17, 1976, John married his beloved...
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Victoria Ashely Curtis, 32

Victoria Ashely Curtis, 32

Victoria Ashely Curtis, 32, of Mechanicsville, MD entered into eternal life on Saturday, December 5, 2020. She was born on February 4, 1988, in Fairfax, VA, to her loving parents, Jack Allan Curtis and Deborah Jean (Potts) Curtis. Born into a “yours, mine and ours family” and the youngest of five, Victoria’s arrival brought...
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Margaret Rebecca Jenkins, 62

Margaret Rebecca Jenkins, 62

Margaret Rebecca Jenkins, 62, of Waldorf, Maryland, passed away on November 30, 2020 surrounded by loved ones. Born on March 11, 1958 in La Plata, Maryland, she was the daughter of the late Thomas William Howe and Anna Cecelia Howe. Fondly known as Maggie, Margaret was a homemaker who enjoyed listening to Country music...
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William Edward “Eddie” Bailey, 84

William Edward “Eddie” Bailey, 84

William Edward “Eddie” Bailey, 84, of Bushwood, MD passed away in his home on December 15, 2020. Eddie was the son of the late Mignette Cullins Bailey and Samuel M. Bailey, Sr. Eddie was the loving husband of the late Patricia Ann Bailey “Patsy whom he married on July 26, 1958 in Holy Angels...
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Barbra Jo Osgood, 56

Barbra Jo Osgood, 56

Barbra Jo Osgood, 56, of Mechanicsville, MD passed away peacefully at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital, Leonardtown, MD on November 18, 2020. She was born on October 9, 1964 in Winchester, VA. To the late Robert Clay Underwood. Barbra met the love of her life, Michelle “Mickey” Osgood and they were married for over twenty...
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Charles “Charlie” Henry Dunbar, Sr., 80

Charles “Charlie” Henry Dunbar, Sr., 80

Charles “Charlie” Henry Dunbar, Sr., age 80, of Dameron, Maryland passed away on December 3, 2020 at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital. Charlie was born on September 30, 1940 to the late Paul Waldron Dunbar, Jr. and Cecilia Bernadette Carroll. Charlie was preceded in death by his brothers Knighton and Joseph (Joe). Charlie is survived...
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Mary “Lee” [Garner] Vann, 78

Mary “Lee” [Garner] Vann, 78

Mary “Lee” Vann of Saint Leonard, MD, passed away on Monday, November 30, 2020, at the age of 78. She was born on February 4, 1942, in Washington, DC, to Bernadette and William Garner. Lee was married to Robert Vann for 52 years, was the mother of three daughters, and the rare...
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Brian Allen Greene, 44

Brian Allen Greene, 44

Brian Allen Greene, 44, of Mechanicsville, Maryland, peacefully transitioned to his Heavenly home on Sunday, November 29, 2020. Brian was born December 7, 1975, in Leonardtown, Maryland to Martha (Briscoe) Greene and the late Clifton Whitley Greene. He graduated from Chopticon High School in May of 1993. Brian was a devoted husband and father....
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Kathryn Margaret Winters Wikert, 79

Kathryn Margaret Winters Wikert, 79

Kathryn Margaret Winters Wikert, 79, of White Plains, Maryland, passed away on November 30, 2020, 8:50pm at Georgetown Hospital after complications with lung disease/pneumonia. Kathy was born on September 29, 1941 to Owen and Geraldine Hatfield Winters in Monterey, Indiana. After graduating from Monterey High School in 1959, Kathy was recruited by the Federal...
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Mary Evelyn Poland, 87

Mary Evelyn Poland, 87

Mary Evelyn Poland, of Churchton, MD went to be with the Lord during the early morning of November 28, 2020. She was 87 years of age. Born in Tomahawk, Kentucky Mary was 1 of 15 children born to Lucinda Mills Allen and William Allen. As a young child, the family moved to Beardsfork, W....
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Barbara Mae Firmani, 90

Barbara Mae Firmani, 90

Barbara Mae Firmani, 90, of Edgewater passed away December 7, 2020. She was born October 23, 1930 in Asheville, NC to A.J. and Annie (Quattlebaum) Holstein. Barbara later moved with her family to Washington, D.C. She married Rudy Firmani and they lived in Riverdale before moving to Turkey Point in 1997. She was a...
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Dolores A. Vinciguerra, 91

Dolores A. Vinciguerra, 91

Dolores A. Vinciguerra, 91, of Waldorf, Maryland, formerly of Palm Harbor, Florida, passed away on December 2, 2020. Born on December 18, 1928, in Washington, DC, she was the daughter of the late John and Isadora Guiffrida. Dolores worked for many years as a secretary for the Prince George’s County School Board where she...
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John P. “Chuck” Charles

John P. “Chuck” Charles

John P. “Chuck” Charles passed away on December 9, 2020 at MedStar St. Mary’s. Chuck was born on April 17, 1930 to the late John R. and Mary E. (Sollenberger) Charles, in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Chuck proudly served his country for 20 years in the United States Navy, serving during the Korean and Viet Nam...
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Dean Michael Guth, 60

Dean Michael Guth, 60

Dean M Guth, 60, of Middle River, MD passed away on Saturday 12/12/2020. Though he was living in Middle River, his “home” has always been Southern Maryland where he grew up between Indian Head and Waldorf. As an adult, he lived in St Mary’s County before moving to Baltimore County. Dean was an iron...
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Joseph Cross, 72

Joseph Cross, 72

Joseph Cross, 72, of Hughesville, MD, passed away on December 15, 2020. He was born on August 27, 1948 in La Plata, MD, to the late Stanley L. Cross and Margaret E. Cross. He attended St. Mary’s School from 1954 – 1962, Notre Dame High School from 1963-1964 and graduated from La Plata High...
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Marilyn Petersen

Marilyn Petersen

Marilyn Petersen, formerly of Lexington Park, passed away peacefully on December 14 at the Embrace Hospice House of Myrtle Beach after succumbing to a rare debilitating disease. Marilyn was born in Lansing Michigan on June 2, 1949, to the late Nelson Holcomb and Eileen De Long. Marilyn is preceded in death by her parents...
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Flags Lowered in Honor of Former County Commissioner William Edward “Eddie” Bailey

Flags Lowered in Honor of Former County Commissioner William Edward “Eddie” Bailey

This is to advise that Commissioner President Randy Guy has ordered the Maryland state flag and the St. Mary’s County flag immediately lowered to half-staff. This action is in honor of former St. Mary’s County Commissioner William Edward “Eddie” Bailey who died Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2020. Mr. Bailey served as a Commissioner for two...
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Garrette Walton Peck, III, 79

Garrette Walton Peck, III, age 79, of Dunkirk, MD, passed peacefully on Sunday, December 6, 2020 after a long chronic illness. He was survived by his wife, Sheila, son, Garrette (Victoria), stepson, Colby Eglinton (Natalie) and grandchildren, Garrette Peck, V, “G5”, Brooks, Jill and Ethan Eglinton, sister, Gabrielle Holcombe (David) and beloved nieces, nephew...
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Edward Martin “Ted” Evans, 86

Edward Martin “Ted” Evans, 86

Edward Martin “Ted” Evans, 86, of Solomons, MD died on December 12, 2020. He was born on October 8, 1934 in Milwaukee, WI and adopted at birth by Edward M Evans Sr. His early life was spent in Huntington, WV. During his school years he moved several times between there and the Buffalo, NY...
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Robert “Bob” Lee Powell, 81

Robert “Bob” Lee Powell, 81

Robert “Bob” Lee Powell passed away on December 8th, 2020 at the Bon Secours St Mary’s Hospital in Richmond, Virginia at the age of 81. He was born on June 22nd, 1939 in Accokeek, Maryland to the late Robert and Eva (Richardson) Powell. As a young man, Bob met the love of his life,...
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Robert Wade “Bobby” Rawlings, 93

Robert Wade “Bobby” Rawlings, 93

Robert Wade “Bobby” Rawlings, 93, of Cheltenham, MD passed away peacefully at his home on December 11, 2020. Bobby was born in Washington, DC on January 14, 1927 to the late John T. Rawlings and Erna (Schwien) Rawlings. He was one of six children born into his family. Bobby met the love of his...
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James Steven “Jimmy” Downs, Sr., 73

James Steven “Jimmy” Downs, Sr., 73

James Steven “Jimmy” Downs, Sr., 73 of Avenue, MD passed away on December 10, 2020 at Charles Regional Medical Center, La Plata, MD with his family at his side. Jimmy was born on February 26, 1947 in Washington, D.C. to Catherine Louise (Mattingly) Downs Binger of LaPlata, MD and the late George Thomas Downs....
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Jinny Lynne Brooks, 68

Jinny Lynne Brooks, 68

Jinny Lynne Brooks, 68, of Tracy’s Landing, MD passed away peacefully on December 7, 2020 at home in Tracy’s Landing, MD. Born on June 17, 1952, in Bluefield, WV she was the daughter of the late Garland Wiley Shupe and Betty Jane Shupe. Jinny married her forever love, Richard Dale Brooks on October 22,...
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Laura Jene Morgan 60

Laura Jene Morgan 60

Laura Jene Morgan 60, of Lexington Park, MD passed away on December 10, 2020 at her home. She was born on July 7, 1960 in Leonardtown, MD to the late John Webster Keenan, Sr. and Mary Helen Morgan Keenan. Jene is a 1978 graduate of Chopticon High School. She was previously employed as a...
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