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Patricia Ann Carter

Patricia Ann Carter

Peacefully on Thursday, January 2, 2020, Patricia Ann Carter departed this earthly life. Family and friends will gather on Thursday, January 16, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. until time of service at 11:00 a.m. at Ebenezer AME Church, 7800 Allentown Rd., Fort Washington, MD 20744. Interment is private.
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Frank Edward Pointer, 87

Frank Edward Pointer, 87

Frank Edward Pointer, age 87 of Waldorf, Maryland, died December 20, 2019 at the University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Center in La Plata, Maryland. Frank was the third of six children born to the late Sylvester and Tiny Pointer (Cannon). In 1932, Sylvester moved his family from Rocky Mountain, North Carolina to Washington,...
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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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Winston Franklin

Winston Franklin

Passed on December 23, 2019. Cherished fiance of LaTina Lee; father of Winnettia Lewis (Edwin), Bernard Franklin (Carolyn), David Franklin; brother of Michael Franklin (Tina), Derrick Franklin (Renee) and Stephen Franklin. Also survived by other relatives and friends. Services will be held on Monday January 6, 2020, 10 a.m. visitation, 11 a.m. service, at...
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Kathryn Emma “Kitty” Henderson, 84

Kathryn Emma “Kitty” Henderson, 84

Kathryn Emma “Kitty” Henderson, 84, passed away Thursday, December 26 at Solomons Nursing Center in Solomons, MD. Born on December 4, 1935 in Washington, D.C., Kathryn was the daughter of the late Joseph Hamel and Dorothy Tomlinson. Kathryn married the late Roland J. Henderson on February 16, 1952. Kathryn loved shopping from her favorite...
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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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Frederick Ernest “Fred” Gerken, Jr., 94

Frederick Ernest “Fred” Gerken, Jr., 94

Frederick Ernest “Fred” Gerken, Jr., 94, of Solomons, MD and formerly of Denville, NJ, passed away on December 31, 2019 at Solomons Nursing Center. Born December 6, 1925 in Forest Hills, Long Island, New York, he was the son of the late Frederick Ernest Gerken, Sr. and Lillian (Fitzsimons) Gerken. Fred graduated from Mt....
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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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Jason Matthew Link, 32

Jason Matthew Link, 32

Jason Matthew Link, 32, passed away due natural causes at his home in El Paso, Texas, on Saturday, December 14, 2019. The son of John R. and Barbara A. (Renner) Link of Callaway, MD, he was born in Philadelphia, PA, and proudly grew up in a large Navy family. Jason was the younger brother...
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Robert Edmond Beigel, 84

Robert Edmond Beigel, 84

Robert Edmond Beigel, 84, of Bryans Road, Maryland, passed away on December 17, 2019 at the University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Center in La Plata. Born on September 29, 1935 in Jamaica, New York, he was the son of the late Edmond Leroy Beigel and Orrill Elizabeth Ballou Beigel. Mr. Beigel was a...
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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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Joseph Borras, 88

Joseph Borras, 88

Joseph Borras, 88, of Charlotte Hall, Maryland, formerly of Accokeek, passed away on December 16, 2019 at Charlotte Hall Veterans Home in Charlotte Hall. Born on June 20, 1931 in Detroit, Michigan, he was the son of the late Romona Lluis Borras and Fidel Borras. Mr. Borras served in the U. S. Army. Later,...
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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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