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Mary E. Ridgeway, 92

Mary E. Ridgeway, 92, of Newburg, MD passed away on December 1, 2019 at the University of MD Charles Regional Medical Center. Born in Thompkinsville, MD on July 10, 1927 to the late Sankston Jackson and Emma Jackson, Mary is also preceded in death by her (first) husband, Richard Ryan and (second) husband, Walter...
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Mary Alma (Mom Mom) Hampton

Mary Alma (Mom Mom) Hampton

Mary Alma (Mom Mom) Hampton was born in Valley Lee, MD on November 13, 1930 to Irving Graves Hewitt and Edith (Combs) Hewitt. She graduated from St. Mary’s Academy and began nursing school at Georgetown University. However, her heart had been captivated by a wily Texan named Paul Myrlin Hampton and she traded her...
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Lori June Papadakis (nee Lemke), 52

Lori June Papadakis (nee Lemke), 52

Lori June Papadakis (nee Lemke), aged 52, of Mechanicsville, MD, died December 2, 2019, at her home after a courageous battle with cancer. Lori was born in Milwaukee, WI, on November 18, 1967, but spent her childhood in Wauwatosa, WI. At age 5, she became a believer in Jesus Christ, but it wasn’t until...
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William Thomas “Billy” Hanbury Sr, 81

William Thomas “Billy” Hanbury Sr, 81

William Thomas “Billy” Hanbury Sr, 81, Charlotte Hall, MD passed away peacefully on December 2, 2019. William T. Hanbury, Sr., affectionately known as Billy, Uncle Bill, Daddy and Dad, was born in Washington, DC at the old Sibley Hospital in NW DC, he lived in Charlotte Hall with his wife, Catherine of 51 years...
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Bobby Lee Viands, 84

Bobby Lee Viands, 84

Bobby Lee Viands, 84, of Deale passed away December 5, 2019 in Annapolis. He was born July 11, 1935 in Luray, VA to Staige Arthur and Julia Ann (Short) Viands. Bobby was raised in Virginia and moved to the D.C. metro area when he was 18 and has lived in Deale for the past...
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Mary Virginia McGovern, 91

Mary Virginia McGovern, 91, of Huntingtown passed away November 30, 2019 at her residence surrounded by her family. She was born January 29, 1928 in Baltimore to Howard S. and Gladys M. (Barnes) Hamann. Virginia was raised in Baltimore. She married John “Jack” McGovern on July 13, 1946 and they lived in Forestville for...
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Marie N. Stephens

Marie N. Stephens

Peacefully on Wednesday, November 27, 2019, Marie N. Stephens departed this earthly life in Washington, DC. Family and friends will unite on Saturday, December 7, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. until time of service at 10:30 a.m. at New Southern Rock Baptist Church, 750 Buchanan Street NW, Washington, DC 20011. Interment will follow at Fort...
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Francis DeSales (Moley) Nelson

Francis DeSales (Moley) Nelson

After spending his last Thanksgiving Day with his family, Francis DeSales (Moley) Nelson departed us peacefully in his home early Saturday morning on November 30, 2019, after suffering a long illness. Francis was born September 27, 1938 in Clements, Maryland to the late Benjamin Nelson and Rosalie (Short) Nelson. Francis was educated in the...
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Marguerite V. Logan

Marguerite V. Logan

Peacefully on Tuesday, November 26, 2019, Marguerite V. Logan departed this earthly life in Laurel, MD. Family and friends will gather on Saturday, December 7, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. until time of service at 11:00 a.m. at Cornerstone Peaceful Bible Baptist Church, 9010 Frank Tippett Road, Upper Marlboro, MD 20772. Interment will follow at...
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Brenda Deloris Hickman

Brenda Deloris Hickman

Suddenly on Tuesday, November 26, 2019 Brenda Deloris Hickman went home to be with the Lord. Family and friends will gather on Saturday, December 7, 2019 from 2:00 p.m. until time of service at 3:00 p.m. at Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home, 2294 Old Washington Road, Waldorf, MD 20601. Interment is private.
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Yolanda Renee Brown

Yolanda Renee Brown

Peacefully on Sunday, December 1, 2019, Yolanda Renee Brown departed this earthly life in La Plata, Md. Family and friends will unite on Saturday, December 7, 2019 from 10:00am until time of service 11:00am at Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home 2294 Old Washington Road, Waldorf, MD 20601. Interment will be private.
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Linda Mae Ching-Swarey, 73

Linda Mae Ching-Swarey, 73

Linda Mae Ching-Swarey, 73 of Hollywood, MD passed away on November 27, 2019 at her residence. Born March 11, 1946 in Baltimore, MD, she was the daughter of John Richard Knott, Sr, of Hollywood, MD and the late Virginia Helen Knott. Linda was the loving wife of the late Israel Zook Swarey, Jr. whom...
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Ernest Ludwig Bernhardt, 91

Ernest Ludwig Bernhardt, 91

Ernest Ludwig Bernhardt, 91, of Owings passed away November 22, 2019 surrounded by family. He was born January 26, 1928 in Washington, D.C. to James A. and Florence Lenora (Norton) Bernhardt. He was employed with the Department of the Navy Chesapeake Division and as a construction manager with the Small Business Administration, retiring in...
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Valerie Schultz Eagen

Valerie Schultz Eagen

Valerie Schultz Eagen was born in Washington, D.C. on October 24, 1947 and passed away at home in Prince Frederick, MD on October 26, 2019 Valerie was the daughter of the late Dr. George N. Schultz and Grace Dibitetto Schultz. She is survived by her husband of 49 years Francis C. Eagen, Jr, her...
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Martin William Sincell, 104

Martin William Sincell, 104

Martin William Sincell, 104, of Chesapeake Beach died November 22, 2019, at his residence. He was born May 29, 1915, in Washington D.C. where he was raised by his parents Chas and Ella Sincell. Martin graduated from Roosevelt High School. He was employed as a Salesman at White Westinghouse. He married June Avis Sincell...
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James Willard “Jimmy” DiCarlo, 70

James Willard “Jimmy” DiCarlo, 70

James Willard “Jimmy” DiCarlo, 70, of North Beach passed away November 18, 2019. Born to Joseph Angelo and Frances Louise (Carey) DiCarlo. Most of his childhood he lived in Berwyn Heights MD. Jimmy attended St. Hugh’s Elementary and Greenbelt Junior High in Greenbelt MD. He graduated from High Point High in Belstville, MD in...
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Eileen Marie Gallo, 78

Eileen Marie Gallo, 78

Eileen Marie Gallo, age 78, passed away peacefully November 21, 2019. She was born June 26, 1941 in Newark, New Jersey to John and Anna Klein. For 48 years, she was married to the love of her life, Victor J. Gallo. Victor preceded her in death in 2016. Eileen was an incredible cook, who...
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Harold E. Jordan, 59

Harold E. Jordan, 59

On Wednesday, November 27, Harold E. Jordan, 59, of Upper Marlboro, MD passed away at Veterans Medical Center in Washington, DC. He was born on October 15, 1960 at St. Mary’s Hospital, Leonardtown, MD in St. Mary’s County. He was the son of the late John C. Jordan, Sr. and Ethel G. Jordan. He...
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Juanita E. Cox-Hunt, 93

Juanita E. Cox-Hunt, 93

Juanita E. Cox-Hunt, 93, of LaPlata, MD passed away on November 23, 2019 at Fenwick Landing in Waldorf, MD. She was born on January 11, 1926 at home in Galax, VA to the late McKinley Cox and Thelma Vaughan-Cox. Juanita was the wife and widow of 53 years to the late Cecil A. Hunt,...
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Phyllis Marian Skinner Johnson, 95

Phyllis Marian Skinner Johnson, 95

Phyllis Marian Skinner Johnson, 95, passed away on November 25, 2019. A Calvert County native, Phyllis was born on March 21, 1924 in Port Republic. Phyllis graduated from Calvert County High School in 1941 at the age of 17. She received a Maryland State Senatorial Scholarship and attended the University of Maryland and graduated...
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Donald Edward Russell

Donald Edward Russell

Donald Edward Russell was born on October 14th, 1933 in Roswell, New Mexico. He lived in various parts of the United States, Chile South America, Zanzibar West Africa, and Madrid Spain. Prior to moving to Prince Frederick, Maryland he had lived in Laurel, Maryland where he met his loving wife of forty-one years, Marilyn...
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Mary Catherine Kane

Mary Catherine Kane

Mary Catherine Kane was born on September 18, 1924 to Agnes Kane Mugg and James Hayden. She died at her home on November 22, 2019. Mary Catherine was educated in St. Mary’s County at the Old Patuxent School in California, Maryland and continued on to Banneker School in Loveville, Maryland. Khaki as she was...
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Patricia “Pat” Wynne Beall, 82

Patricia “Pat” Wynne Beall, 82

Patricia “Pat” Wynne Beall of Brandywine, Maryland passed away on Friday, November 22nd at the age 82. Pat was born in Middlesbourgh, England on June 14th 1937 and moved to the United States in 1951. She was employed by The Prince George’s County Government, Department of Public Works and Transportation. She married the late...
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Merle Harris Smith, 93

Merle Harris Smith, 93

Merle Harris Smith, 93, of Dowell, MD and formerly of Asheville, NC passed away on November 26, 2019 at the Burnette Calvert Hospice House. Born November 28, 1926 in Asheville, NC, she was the daughter of the late Benjamin Moses Harris and DeLena Bell (Lucas) Harris. Merle married James Ray “Smitty Smith on January...
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Laura Belle McGowan, 76

Laura Belle McGowan, 76

Laura Belle McGowan, 76, of Huntingtown, MD passed away November 23, 2019. She was born March 19, 1943 in Pineville, WV to Ance and Stella (Blankenship) McGraw. Laura was raised in Blackey, VA and attended schools there. As a young woman Laura moved to Washington, DC and met James F. McGowen. Laura and James...
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