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Preston Daniel Foster, 59,

Preston Daniel Foster, 59,

Preston Daniel Foster, 59, passed away on July 5, 2024. Born on May 30, 1965 in Annapolis, Maryland, Preston was the son of Bruce Ellen (Tedder) Saville and Raymond Coleman Foster. Preston was raised in Wayson’s Corner and Forestville, Maryland, and was a long-time resident of Calvert County. He worked as a carpenter, and...
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James Oscar Nicholson, 35,

James Oscar Nicholson, 35,

James Oscar Nicholson, 35, of Lusby passed away July 4, 2024. He was born June 27, 1989, to Oscar Taft IV and Tina Marie (Lewis) Nicholson. James grew up in Lusby and graduated from Patuxent High School in 2007. He enjoyed working with his hands and was an entrepreneur of everything including becoming a...
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Charles Richard “Dick” O’Rourke, (81),

Charles Richard “Dick” O’Rourke, (81),

Charles Richard “Dick” O’Rourke (81) passed away on July 4, 2024 at his home in Lusby, Maryland with his wife Patricia at his side. He battled pulmonary issues during his last years and showed courage by facing life’s challenges with a smile. Despite his pain, Dick came out a hero and stayed strong until...
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Agnes “Alberta” Ridgell

Agnes “Alberta” Ridgell

Agnes “Alberta” Ridgell, of Great Mills, MD passed away peacefully at her home on July 4, 2024. She was 99 yrs old. Born March 19, 1925, Alberta was the fifth of 12 children born to the late George William Owens and Mary Lillian (Pillsbury) Owens. Alberta was born and raised in St. Mary’s County,...
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Walter Waul Jr., aka Dick,

Walter Waul Jr., aka Dick,

Walter Waul Jr., aka Dick, was born on February 2, 1945, in Calvert County, Maryland to the late Thelma and Walter Wall Sr. He was the second oldest of nine children. On June 26, 2024, at the age of 79, surrounded by his family at his bedside, he was called home. Dick received his...
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George Aloysius Mattingly Jr., 73,

George Aloysius Mattingly Jr., 73,

George Aloysius Mattingly Jr., 73, of Leonardtown, MD, passed away July 5, 2024, at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, D.C., of complications from lung cancer. He was born Dec. 6, 1950, in Washington, D.C., the son of George A. Mattingly Sr. and Elizabeth “Betty Wise” Duke Mattingly. George graduated from Chopticon High School...
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Katherine “Kay” Mattingly Aud, 76,

Katherine “Kay” Mattingly Aud, 76,

Katherine “Kay” Mattingly Aud, 76, of Leonardtown, MD, passed away June 21, 2024, at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital with her loving family at her side. She was born Oct. 10, 1947, in Leonardtown, the daughter of George A. Mattingly Sr. and Elizabeth “Betty Wise” Duke Mattingly. Kay was a lifelong resident of St. Mary’s...
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Margaret Elizabeth Cryer, 86,

Margaret Elizabeth Cryer, 86,

Margaret Elizabeth Cryer, 86, passed away peacefully on July 3, 2024 at her home in Caret, Virginia. Born April 7, 1938 in Baltimore, MD, she was the daughter of the late Patrick Durkin and Margaret (Webb) Durkin. Mrs. Cryer was predeceased in death by her husband, James Donald Cryer, Sr. Mrs. Cryer enjoyed over...
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Wanda Marie Harris, 87,

Wanda Marie Harris, 87,

Wanda Marie Harris, 87, of Hughesville, MD, departed her earthly life Friday, June 28, 2024, with loved ones at her bedside. She loved being a wife and mother. Her world changed exponentially when she became a Grandma and then, a Great Grandma (GG). She was born in Vegan, West Virginia on Friday, October 30,...
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Lori Lynn “Glammy” Snickles, 62,

Lori Lynn “Glammy” Snickles, 62,

Lori Lynn “Glammy” Snickles, 62 of California, MD passed away on July 1, 2024 at home after a brief illness, with her loving family by her side. She was born on October 21, 1961, in Potsdam, NY to the late Edward James Snickles and Dorothy Ann (Pimm) Snickles of Auburn, NY. She attended Elbridge...
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Mitchell Gregg Hudson “Mickey”, 76,

Mitchell Gregg Hudson “Mickey”, 76,

Mitchell Gregg Hudson “Mickey”, 76 of LaPlata, Maryland passed away July 7, 2024, surrounded by his family after a courageous battle with Cancer. He was welcomed into this world by his parents Evelyn and Charles Hudson on May 28, 1948, and grew up in North Carolina. Mickey went to high school at Northwestern. He...
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Joy Anne Lantz, 77,

Joy Anne Lantz, 77,

Joy Anne Lantz, 77, of Upper Marlboro, MD, passed away July 7, 2024. Joy was born to Joseph and Rae Costanzo on April 29, 1947 in Cheverly, MD. In 1972, she met her future husband, Kenneth (Wayne) Lantz. They fell in love and were married on May 15, 1972. They were blessed with two...
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James (Jim) Arthur Rishel, Sr.,

James (Jim) Arthur Rishel, Sr.,

James (Jim) Arthur Rishel, Sr., of Hollywood, MD, peacefully passed away on July 1, 2024, at Charlotte Hall Veterans Home. Jim was born on December 29, 1939, in Lewisburg, PA to the late William Arthur Rishel and Dorothy Irene Fairchild. After graduation from Lewisburg Area High School, Jim joined the US Navy in 1958...
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Shirley Ann Farrell, 87,

Shirley Ann Farrell, 87,

Shirley Ann Farrell, 87, of Hughesville, MD, passed away on July 8, 2024. She was born on April 17, 1937, to Robert and Maude Haynes in West Virginia. On December 21, 1956 Shirley was married to John Farrell the love of her life. They were blessed with two children, Timothy Farrell (Robyn) of Mechanicsville,...
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Michael (Mike) David George, 60,

Michael (Mike) David George, 60,

Michael (Mike) David George, 60, of Palm Coast, FL passed away on July 1, 2024 in Palm Coast, FL. Born on June 6th, 1964 in Portsmouth, VA, he was the loving son of the late Jerry and Betty George. Mike is survived by his children; Michael David George, Jr. (Christina) of Great Mills, MD...
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Robert “Bob” Frederick Skillin, 73,

Robert “Bob” Frederick Skillin, 73,

Robert “Bob” Frederick Skillin, 73 of Dunkirk, MD, passed away at George Washington University Hospital surrounded by family on July 3, 2024.  He was born on September 14, 1950, in Portsmouth, NH to Robert and Louise Skillin. Bob grew up in Woodbridge, VA and graduated from Garfield High School in 1967.   In his early...
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Angela Wynne Norton, 70,

Angela Wynne Norton, 70,

Angela Wynne Norton, 70, of Fort Ashby, WV and formerly a long-time resident of Calvert County passed away July 1, 2024. She was born October 2, 1953 in Harrisonburg, VA to Jennings Marshall and Nita Grey (Reamer) Crider. Angela grew up in Adelphi and graduated from High Point High School in 1971. She married...
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Christopher Thomas Uelmen, 30,

Christopher Thomas Uelmen, 30,

Christopher Thomas Uelmen, 30, died suddenly on June 30, 2024. He was born on June 9, 1994 at St. Mary’s Hospital overlooking Lake Michigan in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He graduated from West Potomac High School in Alexandria, VA and received an associate degree from NOVA Community College, studying music production and psychology. After high school...
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Anne Brady, 75,

Anne Brady, 75,

Anne Brady, 75, of Owings, passed away June 29, 2024 in Prince Frederick, Maryland. Anne was born in Prince Frederick on February 26, 1949 to the late Calvert and Virginia Norfolk. She was the youngest of three children and daddy’s little girl. Anne was a bookkeeper by trade, and she loved to cook, enjoyed...
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Michael “Mike” James Cocimano, 58,

Michael “Mike” James Cocimano, 58,

Michael “Mike” James Cocimano, 58, of Englewood, FL, formerly of Edgewater, MD, passed away on June 28, 2024, at Rebecca Fortney Care Center in Pasadena, MD. Born on September 27, 1965, in Washington, DC, Mike was the son of Joseph William Cocimano and Ruth Laverne (Patterson) Cocimano. Mike grew up in Camp Springs, MD,...
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Jeanette Seaton Decatur, 65,

Jeanette Seaton Decatur, 65,

Jeanette Seaton Decatur, 65, of Grasonville, MD passed away June 22, 2024. She was born February 4, 1959 in Riverdale to Wilford Stanley and Mary Sue (Abbott) Seaton. Jeanette was raised in Riverdale and graduated from Parkdale High School. She worked with her twin sister Annette for the Painters Union Local 51 in DC...
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Wayne Lee Lewis, 81,

Wayne Lee Lewis, 81,

Wayne Lee Lewis, 81, of Dunkirk, died Saturday, June 22nd, 2024, in his home. Born October 29, 1942 in Frostburg, he was the son of the late Oliver Gladwyn and Dove Tallman Lewis. After graduating from Frostburg State Teacher’s College, Mr. Lewis began his thirty-four year teaching career at Bladensburg Senior High School. During...
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Jean Stafford Dunagan, 91,

Jean Stafford Dunagan, 91,

Jean Stafford Dunagan, 91 of Prince Frederick passed away June 20, 2024, in Prince Frederick, Maryland. Jean was born in Prince Frederick, Maryland on October 30, 1932, to the late Alvin C. and Clara Mae Rawlings Stafford. Besides her parents she is also preceded in death by her husband, John M. Dunagan, son Clayton...
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Nancy Louise Pirner, 87,

Nancy Louise Pirner, 87,

Nancy Louise Pirner, 87, of Owings, Maryland, passed away on June 18, 2024, at Calvert Health Medical Center. Born on April 3, 1937, in Washington, D.C., she was the daughter of Major Russell A. Keller and Waldie (Osborn) Keller. Nancy lived in many different places throughout her childhood as her family relocated for her...
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Betty Jane Eckert

Betty Jane Eckert

Betty Jane Eckert beloved mother and grandmother passed away peacefully June 30, 2024, surrounded by her family. Betty also referred to as Bootsie was born January 21, 1936, and was the heart of her family. Betty married her childhood sweetheart William Eckert in May 1954 and together they built a home filled with love...
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