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Nina Jane Gressens, 75

Nina Jane Gressens, 75

Nina Jane Gressens, 75 of La Plata, Maryland died February 20, 2017. Nina was a member of Good Shepherd United Methodist Church in Waldorf where she was also an active member of the United Methodist Women where she held office as President and Treasurer for a number of those years. She was the daughter...
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Ruth B. Robinson, 91

Ruth B. Robinson, 91

Ruth B. Robinson, 91, of Lusby, Maryland died on February 19, 2017 at the Laurel Regional Hospital. Born on August 25, 1925 in Sullivan, Missouri, she was the daughter of the late Robey T. and Leslie Roderick. Mrs. Robinson was a secretary for the United Food and Commercial Workers Union (UFCW). She enjoyed reading,...
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John Allen Herbert, 89

John Allen Herbert, 89

John Allen Herbert, 89 of Indian Head, Maryland died February 19, 2017. John was a Veteran of the United States Navy and a member of St. Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Church in Indian Head, Maryland. He was a banker with regional banks for 30 plus years. He was also a member of...
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Betty Jean Perdue, 78

Betty Jean Perdue, 78

Betty Jean Perdue, 78 of La Plata, Maryland died February 19, 2017. Betty was a housewife of many years, a nurses’ aide, and a waitress. She loved to dance and cook. She also loved eating crabs and a cold Miller. She loved animals and babies as well as spending time with family. She was...
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Mary “Betty” Elizabeth Cauthen, 71

Mary “Betty” Elizabeth Cauthen, 71, of La Plata, MD passed away on February 22, 2017 at University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Center in LaPlata, MD. Born on April 15, 1945 to the late John Dorsey and the late Mary Dorsey, Betty is also preceded in death by her daughter, Rosa M. Breazil; brothers,...
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Thomas Fulton “Terry” Coombs, Sr., 62

Thomas Fulton “Terry” Coombs, Sr., 62

Thomas Fulton “Terry” Coombs, Sr., 62 of Great Mills, MD, died February 26, 2017 at his home, with his loving family at his side. He was born October 27, 1954 in Leonardtown, MD to the late Ernest Leo Coombs, Sr. and Ruth Adelaide Hammett Coombs. Terry graduated Great Mills High School in 1972. On...
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John Michael Scott, 86

John Michael Scott, 86

John Michael Scott, 86 of Leonardtown, MD, died February 26, 2017 at Charlotte Hall Veterans Home, Charlotte Hall, MD with his loving family at his side. He was born May 5, 1930 in Upperlake, CA to the late Joseph Scott and Lola Scanlan. In 1947, John enlisted in the United States Navy and proudly...
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Beverly Jean Davis, 76

Beverly Jean Davis, 76

Beverly Jean Davis, 76, of Hollywood, MD passed away peacefully February 23, 2017 at Solomons Nursing Center in Solomons, MD. She was born January 19, 1941 in Washington, D.C. to the late William Davidson and Blanche Long Davidson. On June 13, 1960, Beverly married her beloved husband, Raymond Wilson Davis in Washington, D.C. Together...
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Philip Higgins Carr, 78

Philip Higgins Carr, 78

Philip Higgins Carr, 78, of Brandywine, MD, passed away at his residence in Brandywine, MD on February 21, 2017. Philip was the son of the late Stuart Carr and the late Aline Herbert Carr. He was born on March 25, 1938 in Washington, D.C. Philip was a Farmer and Director of Maintenance, P.G. Parking...
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James “Jim” Earnest Henley, 88

James “Jim” Earnest Henley, 88

James “Jim” Earnest Henley, 88, passed away Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown, MD surrounded by his loving family. Born in New River, TN to Charles and Anna (Brooks) Henley Sr., Jim spent his early years working with his dad at a sawmill. He loved hunting, fishing, and enjoying...
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David Carl Oliver, 59

David Carl Oliver, 59

David Carl Oliver, 59, of Great Mills, MD passed away February 20, 2017. He was born April 21, 1957 in Abington, PA to the late James Dominic Oliver and Charlotte Jean (Wetzel) Oliver. David is a 1975 graduate of William Tennent High School in Warminster Pennsylvania and later attended Penn State University studying math...
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Joseph Anthony “Joe” Dulka, 62

Joseph Anthony “Joe” Dulka, 62

Joseph Anthony “Joe” Dulka passed away on February 20, 2017 at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital. Joe was born on July 27, 1954 in Washington, DC to the late Wasyl Dulka and the late Eleanor Stransky Dulka. Joe is survived by his wife, Kelly Dulka; his son, Charlie Dulka; step-children, Sarah and Andrew Chick; grandsons,...
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Harold “Harry” Irving Berg, Sr., 72

Harold “Harry” Irving Berg, Sr., 72

Harold “Harry” Irving Berg, Sr., 72 of Leonardtown, MD, died February 20, 2017 at MedStar Washington Hospital Center in Washington D.C., with his loving family at his side. He was born May 28, 1944 in Minneapolis, MN to the late Irving Harold Berg and Ina Marie Maki. On June 22, 1962, Harry enlisted in...
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Mary Regina Lynch, 89

Mary Regina Lynch, 89

Mary Regina Lynch, 89 passed away February 20, 2017 at her home in Valley Lee, MD, surrounded by her loving family. Born on February 8, 1928, in Baltimore, MD, she was the daughter of the late George J. Jones and Mary Regina (Selway) Jones. Mary was a full time home maker, where she dedicated...
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Margaret Ann Brock, 91

Margaret Ann Brock, 91

Margaret Ann Brock, of Mechanicsville, MD, died peacefully on February 20, 2017. She was born September 13, 1925 in Benedict, MD. She was the daughter of the late Louis and Mary Ella Welch and was preceded in death by her loving husband Thomas Russell Brock, Jr. She worked for the federal government: Patuxent River...
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John “Buddy” Huriah Ridgell, 73

John “Buddy” Huriah Ridgell, 73

John “Buddy” Huriah Ridgell, 73, of Scotland, MD, died February 19, 2017 at his residence. He was born June 22, 1943 in Leonardtown, MD to the late D. Theodore Sr. and Alice Lilburn Wheatley Ridgell. Buddy was employed for over 32 dedicated years for the federal government as a mechanic until his retirement in...
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Donnie Marie Knott, 99

Donnie Marie Knott, 99

Donnie Marie Knott, 99 of Valley Lee, MD passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on February 23, 2017 in Leonardtown, MD. Born on May 19, 1917 in Hortonsville, NC she was the daughter of the late John Frank and Isabelle Maude Slade. Donnie was the loving wife of the late James Harvey...
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Mary Alice Sanner Drury, 98

Mary Alice Sanner Drury, 98

Mary Alice Sanner Drury of Ridge, MD passed away in her home on February 23, 2017 at the age of 98. She is survived by her son John Drury (Maggie) of Chester, VA and Daughter Joan Welch (Ron) of St. Inigoes, MD. She has 5 grandchildren James Welch, Eric Welch (Kimberly), Megan Drury, Stephanie...
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David M. Norris, 52

David M. Norris of Callaway, MD passed away peacefully at home on Friday, February 19, 2017, surround by his loving family. David was a county native born on December 15, 1964. He is survived by his parents Charles and Agnes Norris; Siblings; Paul Norris, Francis Norris, Brenda Wren and Terrie Balsbaugh, in-laws Pat Balsbaugh,...
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Natasha (Tasha) Eileen Graves,30

Natasha (Tasha) Eileen Graves,30

Natasha (Tasha) Eileen Graves,30, of Avenue, MD passed away on February 19, 2017 in Great Mills, MD. Born on December 25, 1986 in Leonardtown, MD she was the daughter of Pamela Ann Graves (Hicks) and Francis Wayne Graves of Avenue, MD. Tasha is survived by her daughter Aliyah Graves of Avenue, MD, and her...
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Albert Leonard Wathen, Jr., “Oats”, 78

Albert Leonard Wathen, Jr., “Oats”, 78

Albert Leonard Wathen, Jr., “Oats”, of Abell, MD passed away on February 18, 2017 in Abell, MD. Born on July 2, 1938 in Bushwood, MD, he was the son of the late Bonnie Lee Slade Wathen and Albert Leonard Wathen, Sr. Oats was the loving husband of Mary Martha Wathen, whom he married on...
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Agnes Gwynette Morgan, 97

Agnes Gwynette Morgan, 97

Agnes Gwynette Morgan, 97, of Leonardtown died Feb. 18, 2017, at her residence at Cedar Lane Senior Living Community. Born June 24, 1919, in Clements, she was the daughter of the late William Thomas Jenkins Hayden and Rose Gwynette Hayden. She married Joseph Roger Morgan Sr. on Sept. 7, 1936, at St. Joseph’s Church...
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Nancy Rose Mellem, 92

Nancy Rose Mellem, 92, of Solomons, MD died February 21, 2017 at Asbury Health Care Center. Born January 18, 1925 in Huntingdon, PA, she was the daughter of the late Harold M. Rose and Olive Reynolds Rose. Nancy earned a degree in music from Lawrence University, and was a classically trained soprano. She sang...
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Holly Ruth Brown, “Sweet Pea”, 32

Holly Ruth Brown, “Sweet Pea”, 32

Holly Ruth Brown, known as “Sweet Pea” to her mom and “Baby Girl” to her friends, 32, of Leonardtown, MD, formerly of Lusby and Waldorf, passed away on February 21, 2017 in Waldorf, MD. Born September 26, 1984 in Takoma Park, MD, she was the daughter of Sheri and Jim Brown of Leonardtown, MD....
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Leonard Scruggs, 97

Leonard Scruggs, 97

Leonard Scruggs, 97, of Lusby, Maryland, died on February 25, 2017. Preceded in death by his wife Ruth after 63 years of marriage, he is survived by sons Michael Scruggs (Terese) of Lusby, Maryland, Gary Scruggs (Kathryn) of Conifer, Colorado, and Patrick Scruggs of Woodbury, Connecticut, eight grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, and companion Ellen Witmer....
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