Monthly Archives: February 2017

Mrs. Joan Eleanore Isakson Manning, 86

Mrs. Joan Eleanore Isakson Manning, 86, of Great Mills, MD, passed away on January 21, 2017 at St. Mary’s Hospital. Born on April 21, 1930 in Duluth, MN, she was the daughter of the late Paul John Isakson and Phyllis (Bartz) Isakson. Joan worked for the U.S. Navy Personnel Department for thirty two years,...
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Former commissioner Kelley dies at 74

Former commissioner Kelley dies at 74

Linda passed peacefully to her reward surrounded by family at home. Linda was a Wife, Mom, Grandmom and Gigi, a friend, a mentor and a leader among her peers. Linda Lee Kelley, 74, of Owings, MD passed away February 1, 2017 at her residence. She was born October 9, 1942 in Washington DC to...
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John Albert “Bubby” Radtke, 73

John Albert “Bubby” Radtke, 73

John Albert “Bubby” Radtke, age 73 of Hughesville, Maryland died January 24, 2017. Bubby, as he was known to friends and loved ones, was an accomplished painting contractor, providing services throughout the metropolitan area. His hobbies included fishing, motorcycling, crabbing, softball, and playing cards. He left behind a legacy of providing for his family...
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Harry William James

Harry William James

Harry William James passed away peacefully at Charlotte Hall Veterans Home on Monday, January 30, 2017 of complications from dementia. He was born on June 4, 1947 in Belvedere, IL where he was adopted by his loving parents Paul and Helen James. Harry graduated from Dixon High School in Dixon, IL in 1965 and...
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Pamela Jane (Dahlstrom) Vogeley, 54

Pamela Jane (Dahlstrom) Vogeley, 54

Pamela Jane (Dahlstrom) Vogeley, 54, of Lexington Park, MD passed away on January 30, 2017 in Callaway, MD. Born on May 16, 1962 in Prairie Du Chien, Wisconsin, she was the daughter of the late Ronald Dean Dahlstrom and the late Marjorie Elena (Reinhardt) Smith. Pam was a graduate of Leonardtown High School. She...
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Louise Ann Tucker, 80

Louise Ann Tucker, 80

Louise Ann Tucker, 80, of Bel Alton, MD died on January 29, 2017 at her residence in Bel Alton, MD. Ann was born on February 5, 1936 in Washington, DC to the late Clement Hill Tydings and the late Mary Louise Stewart Tydings. Ann enjoyed having her family around her, gardening vegetables and flowers,...
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James Raymond Woodburn, 86

James Raymond Woodburn, 86

James Raymond Woodburn, 86, of Hollywood, MD passed away on January 28, 2017 at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, D.C. surrounded by his loving family. He was born on January 9, 1931 in Pearson, MD to the late Albert L. and Bertha A. Stone Woodburn. He was a lifelong resident of St. Mary’s...
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Jennie Mary “Nanny” Koss, 91

Jennie Mary “Nanny” Koss, 91

Jennie Mary “Nanny” Koss, 91 of Great Mills, MD passed away peacefully, on January 27, 2017 at Hospice House of St. Mary’s in Callaway, MD. She was born on September 4, 1925 in Philadelphia, PA to the late Stephen and Maria Waciuk. Jennie and her husband, the late Peter Koss, moved to Southern Maryland...
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Bruce Talbott Harvey, 60

Bruce Talbott Harvey, 60

Bruce Talbott Harvey, 60, of Leonardtown, MD, died January 27, 2017 at his home. He was born May 3, 1956 in Pittsburg, KS to Velda Ruth McDaniel Harvey of St. Augustine, FL and the late John Frederick Harvey. Bruce was raised in Springfield, PA and is a graduate of Boston University. He enjoyed participating...
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Ruth Charlotte Grinder, 86

Ruth Charlotte Grinder, 86

Ruth Charlotte Grinder, 86, of Waldorf, MD passed away at University of Maryland Charles Regional Center in La Plata, MD on January 27, 2017. Ruth was born on August 25, 1930 to the late Ernest Russell Caynor and the late Mary Charlotte Whitefort. Ruth worked at the IGA in Waldorf before concentrating on raising...
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Kerry Eugene Staats, 51

Kerry Eugene Staats, 51

Kerry Eugene Staats, 51, of Lexington Park, MD passed away on January 26, 2017 at his residence surrounded by his loving family. He was born on March 13, 1965 in Springfield, IL to Elsie Imogene Staats of Springfield, IL and the late John Keith Staats. During his life, Kerry ran 63,206 miles, including 147...
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“Charlotte” Frances Charlene Mangum, 58

“Charlotte” Frances Charlene Mangum, 58

“Charlotte” Frances Charlene Mangum, 58, of Mechanicsville, MD passed away on January 26, 2017 in Mechanicsville, MD. Born on January 23, 1959 in Maryland, she was the daughter of the late Benjamin Tippett and the late Geneva Kidwell Tippett. Charlotte was a business owner and enjoyed cooking, music, dancing, family gatherings, the beach and...
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Marston Edward Husmann, (Mark), 87

Marston Edward Husmann, (Mark), 87

Marston Edward Husmann, (Mark), age 87, of Leonardtown, Maryland, passed away peacefully on January 26, 2017 with his loving family by his side. Marston was raised in Backus, Minnesota by his mother Lula Husmann and stepfather Henry Husmann. He was married to Rosalie Consetta Granata for 57 years until her death in October, 2012....
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Sherman Blair “Peanut” Clevenger, 73

Sherman Blair “Peanut” Clevenger, 73

Sherman Blair “Peanut” Clevenger, 73, of Lusby, MD passed away peacefully at his home on January 25, 2017. Born on July 14, 1943, he was the son of the late Anthony Blair Clevenger and Lillian Etta Clark. On July 5, 1974, he married his devoted wife Carol E. Long Clevenger. Sherman began working at...
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Paul Spencer Starr, Sr., 85

Paul Spencer Starr, Sr., 85

Paul Spencer Starr, Sr., 85, of Lexington Park, MD passed away January 22, 2017 at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital. He was born November 22, 1931 in Sanford, FL to the late William Law and Ora Kate Smith Starr. On August 4, 1951, he married his beloved wife, Revena Starr. Together they celebrated over 65...
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Robert “Bob” Franklin Warren, Jr., 77

Robert “Bob” Franklin Warren, Jr., 77

Robert “Bob” Franklin Warren, Jr., 77, of Bryantown, MD passed away January 19, 2017 at INOVA Fairfax Hospital. Bob was born January 16, 1940 in Washington, DC; he was the son of the late Robert Franklin Warren Sr. and Bertha Elizabeth Frank Warren. Bob had a 35 year career in the Federal government; he...
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Opal Beatrice Wine, 96

Opal Beatrice Wine, 96

Opal Beatrice Wine, 96, of Hollywood, MD passed away January 19, 2017 at St. Mary’s Nursing Center, Leonardtown, MD. Born March 5, 1920 in Leesburg, VA she was the daughter of Alvin Carlos Pierson and Ida Mae Maddox Pierson. She worked as a comptometer operator for Wilson Foods (Briggs Meat Co) in Landover, MD....
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David Vincent Wilkerson, 72

David Vincent Wilkerson, 72

David Vincent Wilkerson, 72, of Leonardtown, MD passed away January 17, 2017 at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital. He was born February 13, 1944 in Delaware to the late Clarence and Ethel Sockriter Wilkerson. On March 3, 1973, he married his beloved wife, Elizabeth Wilkerson. Together they celebrated over 43 wonderful years of marriage. He...
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Merrill Lee Dement, Sr. 81

Merrill Lee Dement, Sr. 81

Merrill Lee Dement, Sr. 81, of California, MD passed away on February 1, 2017 in Washington, DC. Born on November 5, 1935 in Great Mills, MD, he was the son of the late Doris Louise Pilkerton and George L. Dement. Merrill was the loving husband of Lois Ann (Potsie) Bell Dement, whom he married...
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B. Larry Jenkins

B. Larry Jenkins

B. Larry Jenkins was called to eternal life on January 19, 2017. He was born on August 17, 1938, the first of 6 children to Benjamin Joseph and Ruth deButts Jenkins in Washington, D.C. Larry’s family moved to Southern Maryland when he was six years old. He graduated from Archbishop Neale High School, attended...
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Somers teacher selected for Space Foundation liaison program

Somers teacher selected for Space Foundation liaison program

Milton M. Somers Middle School teacher David Wood developed a love for space, science and math at a young age. “I was always into space and math as a kid. I liked to use math and science to figure out connections and how things worked,” he said. Fast forward to 2017 and Wood is...
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Governor Larry Hogan Delivers 2017 State of the State Address

Governor Larry Hogan Delivers 2017 State of the State Address

On Wednesday, February 1, 2017, Governor Larry Hogan emphasized bipartisan achievement and outlined his plans to reform redistricting, foster economic growth and fight Maryland’s heroin and opioid crisis in his third State of the State address Wednesday… Mr. Speaker, Mr. President, members of the General Assembly, distinguished guests, and my fellow Marylanders: It is...
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Prince George’s County Man Arrested For Child Pornography

Prince George’s County Man Arrested For Child Pornography

A Prince George’s County man was arrested and charged this morning after a Maryland State Police Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force investigation developed evidence supporting charges of distribution and possession of child pornography. The suspect is identified as Marcus Hunt, 24, of Temple Hills. He is charged with four counts of distribution of...
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Waldorf Man Convicted of Assault and Sentenced to 9 years

Waldorf Man Convicted of Assault and Sentenced to 9 years

On Thursday, February 2, 2017, a Charles County jury convicted Kenny Earl Morris, 55, formerly of Waldorf, of First Degree Assault of Tyrone Jeter and Second Degree Assault of Tyrone Jeter. Morris was previously tried and convicted for the stated charges, but the case was overturned due to a legal technicality. On January 31,...
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NAS Patuxent River Holds Emergency Response Exercise

NAS Patuxent River Holds Emergency Response Exercise

Naval Air Station (NAS) Patuxent River held an emergency response exercise, Feb. 1, as part of the Navy’s Solid Curtain/Citadel Shield 2017 (SC-CS17) exercise. SC-CS17 is an anti-terrorism/force protection exercise conducted by Navy installations within the continental United States. The purpose of SC-CS17 is to ensure that the Navy is ready to respond to...
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