All News

Frances Mary Francis, 94

Frances Mary Francis, 94

Frances Mary Francis, 94, of Dunkirk and Ocean City passed away November 25, 2017 at her home in Dunkirk. She was born June 14, 1923 in Kent, Ohio to Dominic and Loreta (Pace) Petrella. She worked as a draftsman for over 15 years, and more recently was the chief greeter at The Hair Company....
Read More »

Emilie Jean Nolan, 90

Emilie Jean Nolan, 90

Emilie Jean Nolan, 90, of Shady Side passed away November 25, 2017 at her home. She was born December 24, 1926 in Miami, FL to John Marriott and Marguerite (Newnam) Edwards. She retired from Montgomery County Department of Corrections. Jean also taught Sunday school at Centenary U.M. Church in Shady Side for over 50...
Read More »

Daniel Richard Knode 81

Daniel Richard Knode 81

Daniel Richard Knode 81, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on November 27, 2017 in La Plata MD after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease. Daniel Knode was predeceased by his parents Daniel P. and Virginia and his brother Ronald. Daniel graduated from Anacostia High School and attended the University of Maryland. Daniel married...
Read More »

James John “Jimmy” Papanicolas, 53

James John “Jimmy” Papanicolas, 53

James John “Jimmy” Papanicolas, age 53 of Bealeton, Virginia (formerly of La Plata, Maryland), died November 27, 2017 at Fair Oaks Hospital in Fairfax, Virginia. Jimmy was a Carpenter with the Carpenters Union 132 and worked that trade for 35 plus years. He was a born-again Christian whose favorite Bible verse was Psalm 40:1,...
Read More »

John Wayne Cooper, 61

John Wayne Cooper, 61

John Wayne Cooper, age 61 of Heathsville, Virginia (formerly of Welcome, Maryland) died on November 27, 2017 at Virginia Commonwealth Hospital in Richmond, Virginia. John was Chief Engineer for 25 plus years with the International Union of Operating Engineers. He liked fishing, a cold beer, vacations to Hilton Head with his family. He also...
Read More »

Robin Christine Hamilton

Robin Christine Hamilton

Robin Christine Hamilton departed this life on November 26, 2017 at her home in Waldorf, Maryland. She was born October 18, 1967 in Bethesda, Maryland to Lillian Christine Hamilton and Robert Wayne Hamilton. Robin was a lifelong resident of Charles County and was educated by Charles County Public Schools, graduating from McDonough High School...
Read More »

Floyd Doyle, 76

Floyd Doyle, 76

Floyd Doyle, 76, of La Plata, Maryland, exchanged this mortal life for that of joyful immortality, resting from the pains and sorrows of this life on November 23, 2017. He was the son of the late Phillip Jesse Doyle and Maude Virginia Ashley, born on October 16, 1941. He entered this world in Salisbury,...
Read More »

Mary Frances Williams

Mary Frances Williams

Mary Frances Williams was born on May 23, 1949 in Monticello, Georgia to Nathaniel and Bennie Grace Allen. She passed away November 21, 2017 at Hospice of Charles County in Charles County, Maryland. Mary Frances graduated in 1971 from Clark Atlanta University. She received her juris doctorate degree from University of Oklahoma Law School...
Read More »

Gerald Alan “Jerry” Ryan, 65

Gerald Alan “Jerry” Ryan, 65

Gerald Alan “Jerry” Ryan, age 65 of White Plains, Maryland, died November 20, 2017 at George Washington University Hospital in Washington, DC. Jerry was a life-time resident of Southern Maryland and served in the United States Marine Corps beginning in 1969 as an E-1. He worked as a self-employed auto-body mechanic for 45 plus...
Read More »

Kyle Anthony Stevens, 25

Kyle Anthony Stevens, 25

Kyle Anthony Stevens, age 25 of Waldorf, Maryland, died November 20, 2017 at his residence. Kyle was an auto mechanic at various auto shops for seven plus years. He enjoyed drag racing, motorcycles, and anything that dealt with cars. He loved being outdoors, especially riding bicycles and playing with his son. He was the...
Read More »

Lillian Jeannette Urquidez, 72

Lillian Jeannette Urquidez, 72

Lillian Jeannette Urquidez, 72, of Hollywood, MD passed away November 29, 2017 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born on October 31, 1945 in Aiken, S.C. to the Gerald and Mary Pearl Hallman. On November 18, 1964, Lillian married her beloved husband, Jesse Urquidez in Georgia. Together they celebrated over...
Read More »

Dr. Forouzandeh Allahverdizadeh, 83

Dr. Forouzandeh Allahverdizadeh, 83

Forouzandeh Allahverdizadeh, 83, of California, MD passed away November 27, 2017 at Solomon’s Nursing Center. She was born on January 7, 1934 in Iran to the late Hussain and Zahra Allahverdizadeh. In 1960, Dr. Allahverdizadeh earned her medical degree from Mashad University in Mashad, Iran. In 1974, she came to the United States to...
Read More »

Bobby Ray Logan, 85

Bobby Ray Logan, 85

Bobby Ray Logan, 85, of Waldorf, MD passed away on November 22, 2017. Bobby was born on January 31, 1932 to the late Claude Franklin Logan and the late Lois Comer in High Point, NC. Bobby was a Flight Engineer for the U.S. Air Force. He worked as a Realtor and became an Associate...
Read More »

Joyce B. Wood, 75

Joyce B. Wood, 75

Joyce B. Wood, 75, of Hughesville, MD passed away on November 23, 2017 in Waldorf, MD. Joyce was born in Washington, DC on January 1, 1942 to the late Alfred Joseph Pratt and the late Bernice Mary Licarion. Joyce was a homemaker, coached girls softball, was a member of Mechanicsville Moose Lodge and Catholic...
Read More »

Ronald John (Jay) Barickman 47

Ronald John (Jay) Barickman 47

Ronald John (Jay) Barickman 47, of St. Inigoes MD passed away suddenly November 21, 2017 at his residence. He was born October 16th, 1970 in Leonardtown MD to Margaret (Peggy) Barickman. He was a graduate of St. Michael’s Elementary School in Ridge MD, (1984) and St. Mary’s Ryken (1988). In addition to his mother,...
Read More »

Kip Edward Pears Sr, 65

Kip Edward Pears Sr, 65

Kip Edward Pears Sr, 65, of Hollywood, MD, died November 21, 2017 in the comfort of his home surrounded by family and friends. Kip was born on June 15, 1952 in Hermitage, PA, the son of Carl and Jean Pears. He graduated from Mercer High School and attended Penn State University earning a degree...
Read More »

Paul Eugene “Pop’s” Stauffer, Jr., 81

Paul Eugene “Pop’s” Stauffer, Jr., 81

Paul Eugene “Pop’s” Stauffer, Jr., 81, of Valley Lee, MD passed away November 20, 2017 at Hospice House of St. Mary’s surrounded by his loving family. He was born on January 19, 1936 in Port Trevorton, PA to the late Paul Eugene Stauffer, Sr. and Olive Kerlin. In November, 1976, Pop’s married his beloved...
Read More »

Michael Steven Rye, Sr. “Big Mike”, 54

Michael Steven Rye, Sr. “Big Mike”, 54

Michael Steven Rye, Sr. “Big Mike”, 54 of Leonardtown, MD passed away at his home in Leonardtown, MD on November 20, 2017. Michael was born in Cheverly, MD on May 23, 1963 to the late Donald Calvert Rye and Carolyn Bond Rye. He graduated from Gwynn Park High School in 1981. Michael was a...
Read More »

Delores Fay DeHart, 76

Delores Fay DeHart, 76

Delores Fay DeHart, 76, of Colonial Beach, Virginia passed away on November 20, 2017 in Colonial Beach, Virginia. Delores was born on November 22, 1940 to Ernest Guy McClanahan, and Zora Belle Estep. She was a Pre-Pack Produce Worker for Safeway until her retirement in 1974 after 20 years of service. Delores enjoyed crafting,...
Read More »

George Leo Dyson, Jr.

George Leo Dyson, Jr.

On Sunday, November 19, 2017, George Leo Dyson, Jr., gained his wings and joined his parents in heaven. George, the only child of the late George Leo Dyson, Sr. and Agnes Loretta (Chase) Dyson, was born on January 10, 1976, in Leonardtown, MD. George, a lifelong resident of St. Mary’s County, Maryland, was a...
Read More »

Timothy “Tim” Charles DeBevoise, 61

Timothy “Tim” Charles DeBevoise, 61

Timothy “Tim” Charles DeBevoise, 61 of Great Mills, MD formerly of Pittsfield, MA, passed away on November 29, 2017 in Callaway, MD. Born September 17, 1956 in Aberdeen, MD, he was the son of Dorothy E. Sellick of Bristol, CT and the late Charles L. DeBevoise. Tim is survived by his loving wife Myong...
Read More »

Louise Diane (Chescavage) Graves

Louise Diane (Chescavage) Graves

Louise Diane (Chescavage) Graves passed away on November 24, 2017 in Leonardtown, MD. Born on August 9, 1944 in Pottsville, PA. She was the daughter of the late Elizabeth Reedy Chescavage and Frank Chescavage. Louise was the loving wife of the late James “Dickie” Graves, they were married for 52 years. She is survived...
Read More »

James “Jimmy” Raley Wathen Graves, 74

James “Jimmy” Raley Wathen Graves, 74

James “Jimmy” Raley Wathen Graves, 74, of Leonardtown, MD passed away on November 21, 2017 in Callaway, MD. Born on March 27, 1943 in Leonardtown, MD, he was the son of the late Frances Wathen Graves and Joseph Arthur Graves. Jimmy was the loving husband of Alfretta Ester Graves, whom he married on May...
Read More »

Wendi Christine Dean, 47

Wendi Christine Dean, 47 of Lexington Park, MD passed away on November 21, 2017 at her home. Born on March 10, 1970, she was the loving daughter of Judith G. Bowling and the late Patrick M. Bowling. Wendi is survived by her daughter Alexis Gray Dean of St. Inigoes and Step-sons Tommy Dean, Jr....
Read More »

Robert “Bob” Morrissette, USN (Ret.), 85

Robert “Bob” Morrissette, USN (Ret.), 85

CWO4 Robert “Bob” Morrissette, USN (Ret.), 85, of Hollywood, MD, died Sunday, November 19, 2017, in Charlotte Hall MD. He was born on January 21, 1932 in Fall River MA, to the late Horace Morrissette and Mary Louise Aubuchon Morrissette. He married his beloved wife, Lorraine Parent Morrissette in Fall River, MA. Together they...
Read More »