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Melanie Downs Gibson, 76

Melanie Downs Gibson, 76

Melanie Downs Gibson, 76, of La Plata, MD passed away on December 28, 2019 in La Plata, MD. She was born on April 18, 1943 in Washington, DC and was the daughter of the late Margaret Rose Lawrence Downs and Andrew Wallace Downs. Melanie was the loving wife of the late Joseph “Walter” Gibson,...
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Allentown Fire Department Regrets to Announce Passing of Past Life Member Russell “Doc” Douglas Sprouse, 69

Allentown Fire Department Regrets to Announce Passing of Past Life Member Russell “Doc” Douglas Sprouse, 69

Russell Douglas Sprouse, 69, of Waldorf, Maryland, passed away on December 28, 2019 at George Washington University Hospital in Washington, DC. Fondly known as “Doc”, was born on January 25, 1950 in Washington, DC to the late Russell Lloyd Sprouse and Carolyn Faith Sprouse. Doc served in the U. S. Army as a Medic...
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Dennis Joseph “Denny” Finotti, 62

Dennis Joseph “Denny” Finotti, 62, of Owings, MD passed away on December 8, 2019 at Calvert Health Medical Center. Born January 23, 1957 in Washington, DC he was the son of the late William Russell Finotti and Cassie Ruth (Goodwin) Finotti. Denny attended Suitland High School and moved to Calvert County in 2004. He...
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Steven Michael “Steve” Bruce, 63

Steven Michael “Steve” Bruce, 63

Steven Michael “Steve” Bruce, 63, of Lusby, MD passed away on December 28, 2019 at the University of Maryland Medical Center. Born October 20, 1956 in Baltimore, MD, he was the son of the late Arthur Clinton Bruce and Sadie (Gloriouso) Bruce. Steve moved to Calvert County in 1961 and attended Calvert High School...
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Russell Douglas Sprouse, 69

Russell Douglas Sprouse, 69

Russell Douglas Sprouse, 69, of Waldorf, Maryland, passed away on December 28, 2019 at George Washington University Hospital in Washington, DC. Fondly known as “Doc”, was born on January 25, 1950 in Washington, DC to the late Russell Lloyd Sprouse and Carolyn Faith Sprouse. Doc served in the U. S. Army as a Medic...
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Mary Elsie Pardoe, 97

Mary Elsie Pardoe, 97

Mary Elsie Pardoe, 97, of Lusby, MD passed away on December 27, 2019 at the Calvert Health Medical Center. Born October 11, 1922 in Baltimore, MD, she was the daughter of the late Clyde Elliott and Gertrude (Werch) Elliott. Elsie moved to Calvert County from Baltimore, MD in 1939 and married Wyatt J. Pardoe...
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David E. Pardoe, 58

David E. Pardoe, 58

David E. Pardoe, 58, of Broomes Island, Maryland passed away on December 25, 2019 in his home. He was born on January 27, 1961 in Prince Frederick, Maryland to the late Eugene L and Gladys Green Pardoe. He was also preceded in death by his sister, Geraldine Pardoe and a Great Niece, Arielle Bowen....
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Ridge Volunteer Fire Department Regrets to Announce Passing of Past Lieutenant Joseph (Joey) F. Angle, 48

Ridge Volunteer Fire Department Regrets to Announce Passing of Past Lieutenant Joseph (Joey) F. Angle, 48

Ridge Volunteer Fire Department regrets to announce the death of past Lieutenant Joseph (Joey) F. Angle. Joey passed away yesterday at his home in Calvert County. Joey joined RVFD on October 13, 1987. He was a member from 1987 to 1993 and held the position of Lieutenant in 1992. Joey resigned in 1994 and...
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Estelle L. Wall

Estelle L. Wall

Estelle L. Wall of La Plata, Maryland died on Wednesday, December 18, 2019, as she’d always wished – loved and cared for in her home. Born in Washington, DC on September 26, 1942, she was the daughter of the late John B. Hall and Alice V. Hall. Estelle was raised and went to school...
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Winifred Lee Merson “Winnie”

Winifred Lee Merson “Winnie”

Winifred Lee Merson “Winnie” of Clements, MD passed away on December 23, 2019, in Great Mills, MD. Born on July 29, 1943 in Leonardtown, MD she was the loving daughter of the late Mary Lillian Hall Bailey and Thomas Aloysius (Teen) Bailey. Winnie is survived by her children Michelle Renee Merson Bekel of Callaway,...
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Floyd “Dick” Shively, 79

Floyd “Dick” Shively, 79

Floyd “Dick” Shively, 79, of LaPlata, MD passed away on December22, 2019 in Waldorf, MD. Dick was born on May 27, 1940 in Plymouth, IN to the late Floyd and Eleanor Shively. He is also predeceased by his son Robert Shively. He is survived by his loving wife, Barbara Shively; son, Gregory Shively; sisters,...
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Phillip Malcolm Swider, 58

Phillip Malcolm Swider, 58

Phillip Malcolm Swider, 58, of Mechanicsville, Maryland passed away peacefully on December 9, 2019 at his home. Born on June 14, 1961, he was the son of Paul Swider of Hughesville, MD and Patricia Evans-Swider of Independence, Missouri. Phil was a Master Electrician most of his life. He had a twenty-two-year career at the...
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Thomas P. Horton, 73

Thomas P. Horton 73 of LaPlata, MD passed away on Sunday December 22, 2019 in LaPlata, MD. Thomas was born on September 21, 1946 in Washington, DC to the late Everett and Thelma Marie Horton. He is also predeceased by his wife Theresa Horton. He is survived by his sons, Keith Horton, Brian Horton...
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Brandon Mark Duvall, 25

Brandon Mark Duvall, 25

Brandon Mark Duvall, 25, of Charlotte Hall, MD passed away suddenly on Tuesday, December 17, 2019 at his home. He was born on May 25, 1994 in Laurel, Maryland to Paul Timothy Duvall of Upper Marlboro, MD and Ann Marie Duvall, Wheaton, MD. Brandon graduated from Chopticon High School in 2012. He worked as...
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Noelle Nicole Clark, 49

Noelle Nicole Clark, 49

Noelle Nicole Clark, 49 of Lusby, MD passed away on December 19, 2019, in Solomons, MD. She was born on March 29, 1970, in Prince Frederick, MD to Patricia A. O’Rourke and the late Paul J. Clark, Jr. Noelle graduated from Calvert High School in 1988 and went on to attend St. Mary College....
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Joseph (Shaffer) Phillip Dorsey, Sr., 91

Joseph (Shaffer) Phillip Dorsey, Sr., 91

Joseph (Shaffer) Phillip Dorsey, Sr., 91, of Hollywood, MD passed away on December 21, 2019 at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital surrounded by his loving family. Born on November 19, 1928 in Hollywood, MD. He was the son of the late John Ignatius and Annie Mignonette (Redman) Dorsey. Shaffer was the loving husband of the...
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Patricia Louise Rosensteel, 86

Patricia Louise Rosensteel, 86

Patricia Louise Rosensteel, 86, of Sunderland passed away December 19, 2019. She was born June 2, 1933 in California, PA to Joseph and Elizabeth (Eagler) Sterback. She was raised in Pennsylvania and after high school attended business school. She married Gilbert Rosensteel and they lived in Export, PA and later moved to Uniontown, PA....
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Joseph Alvin “Joe Jr.” Duley, Jr., 83

Joseph Alvin “Joe Jr.” Duley, Jr., 83

Joseph Alvin “Joe Jr.” Duley, Jr., 83 of Brandywine, MD passed away peacefully at home on December 20, 2019 surrounded by his loving family. He was born on March 25, 1936 in Washington, D.C. to the late Joseph Alvin Duley, Sr. and Alice Lee (Howard) Duley. Joe Jr. met the love of his life,...
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Margaret Alverta Johnson, 91

Margaret Alverta Johnson, 91

Margaret Alverta Johnson, 91, of Prince Frederick, Maryland passed away on December 23, 2019 at her home. She was born on October 10, 1928 in Anne Arundel County to the late William M. and Laura Mae Sears Phipps. Alverta retired from the Calvert County Board of Education where she was a cafeteria worker. She...
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Richard Edward Elliott “Rick” Burbank, 66

Richard Edward Elliott “Rick” Burbank, 66

Richard Edward Elliott “Rick” Burbank, 66, of Lusby, MD passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family at his residence, on December 20th 2019 after a year-long battle with ALS. Rick was born in Charleston, SC on April 14th 1953 to the late Gladys Pauline (Polly) and Edward (Eddie) Burbank. A lifetime resident of Calvert...
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Ronald Michael “Bose” Denton, 37

Ronald Michael “Bose” Denton, 37

Ronald Michael “Bose” Denton, 37, of Sunderland, MD passed away December 18, 2019. Ronnie was born August 5, 1982 in Prince Frederick, MD, and was raised in Sunderland. He graduated from Northern High School in 2001, and was employed with the Calvert County Board of Education, and later as a procurement supervisor at Pax...
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Francis Luther Hayden, 88

Francis Luther Hayden, 88

Francis Luther Hayden, age 88 of Newburg, Maryland, died December 16, 2019 at the University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Center in La Plata, Maryland. Francis was a Korean war veteran in the United States Marine Corps. He was a life member of Veterans of Foreign Wars VFW Post 10081 where he held numerous...
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Linwood “Pop” Richard Bennett, 72

Linwood “Pop” Richard Bennett, 72

Linwood “Pop” Richard Bennett, age 72 of Mechanicsville, Maryland, died December 22, 2019 at his residence with his loving family at his side. Pop was a self-employed painter for 35 years at El/Bees Painting. He enjoyed going to Potomac Speedway to watch his grandson, Dale, race. He enjoyed going to Ocean City, Maryland with...
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Meghan Noel Reid

Meghan Noel Reid

Suddenly on December 17, 2019 in Leonardtown, Maryland, we lost Meghan Noel Reid, precious daughter of Denise Lancaster and the late Richard Reid; step-daughter of Danny Carroll; sister of Ashley and Brian Reid and Angie Anderson; mother of Gabriel and Savannah Murphy. She was a seafood manager at Safeway and a restaurant server. She...
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Anthony P. Givens, Sr.

Anthony P. Givens, Sr.

Peacefully on Monday, December 16, 2019, Anthony P. Givens, Sr. entered into eternal rest. He was preceded in death by his son, Anthony and siblings John, Lolitha, Dollean and Thelma. He is survived by his devoted wife, Sylvia; loving daughter, Sophia; daughters-in-law, Danielle and Aiyare; grandchildren, Julian, Joshua, Isabella and River LeeAnn; siblings, Brenda...
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