Monthly Archives: April 2017

California Woman Arrested for Violation of Protective Order

California Woman Arrested for Violation of Protective Order

While on patrol, Deputy J. Smith of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office made contact with a victim who had an active protective order against Casey Lynn Beach, 32, of California, who was with and communicating with the victim. Beach was arrested and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center, where she was...
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Lexington Park Man Arrested for Trespassing

Lexington Park Man Arrested for Trespassing

On Thursday, April 13, 2017, Deputy J. Bare of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to Pat’s Seafood in Lexington Park for an individual who was trespassing. The investigation revealed, the suspect James Ernest Wright, 52, of Lexington Park, entered the restaurant and began yelling. There was an active notice not to trespass...
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Man who Killed John “Skillet” Ulmschneider Sentenced to Four Years in Prison

Man who Killed John “Skillet” Ulmschneider Sentenced to Four Years in Prison

Darrell Lumpkin, the homeowner who killed a Prince George’s County firefighter during a welfare check in April 2016, has been sentenced to four years in prison for illegal gun possession on Friday, according to ABC7 News’ Brad Bell. Lumpkin shot three men. John “Skillet” Ulmschneider, 37, and volunteer firefighter Kevin Swain, 19, walked into his...
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Dr. Sarkis Sarkissian, 94

Dr. Sarkis Sarkissian, 94

Dr. Sarkis Sarkissian, 94, of Lexington Park, MD passed away surrounded by his loving family on April 18, 2017 at his residence. Born on December 16, 1922 in Hamadan, Iran, he was the son of the late Julia Ann Mirza Sarkissian, and George Sarkissian. Sarkis is survived by his wife Kathleen Sarkissian of Lexington...
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James Allen Spalding, “Jimbo”, 55

James Allen Spalding, “Jimbo”, 55

James Allen Spalding, “Jimbo”, 55, passed away on Saturday, April 15, 2017at his home which he built, in Hollywood, MD. Born on December 24, 1961, he is the son of Shirley J. Spalding and the late Joseph O. (Sonny) Spalding. He graduated from Leonardtown High School, first graduating class of 1980. Jimbo was the...
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John Anthony “Johnny” Joseph, 87

John Anthony “Johnny” Joseph, 87

John Anthony “Johnny” Joseph, 87, passed away on April 13, 2017 at his home in Hollywood, Md that he shared with his wife of 63 years, Phyllis. Born June 12, 1929, he was the son of Anthony Joseph and Mary Hassy of Wilkes Barre, Pa. His greatest love was spending time with his family....
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Michael William Brunk “Mike”, 60

Michael William Brunk “Mike”, 60

Michael William Brunk “Mike”, 60, of Leonardtown, MD, formerly of Dameron MD passed away on April 13, 2017 in Leonardtown, MD. Born on March 10, 1957 in Chincoteague, VA, he was the son of Russell Brunk of Dameron, MD and the late Mikiye Brunk. Mike is survived by his siblings: Vicki Nix (Carl) of...
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Donald “Don” E. Goostree, Sr. 68

Donald “Don” E. Goostree, Sr. 68

Donald “Don” E. Goostree, Sr. 68, of California, MD formerly from Pleasant Hill, CA passed away on April 12, 2017 in La Plata, MD. Born on August 30, 1948 in Alameda, CA, he was the son of the late Rosella Goostree and Billy Goostree. Don was the loving husband of Margaret L. Goostree, whom...
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LCDR William Robert “Bill” Boxwell, USN (Ret.), 91

LCDR William Robert “Bill” Boxwell, USN (Ret.) of Dameron, MD passed away April 19, 2017 at the age of 91 at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown, MD. He was born February 21, 1926 in Baltimore, MD to the late Charles Raymond Boxwell and Etta Marie Blanchard. In February 1944, Bill enlisted in the...
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Margaret Ann Shanahan, 83

Margaret Ann Shanahan, 83, of Valley Lee, MD passed away April 19, 2017 at Chesapeake Shores Nursing Center in Lexington Park, MD surrounded by her loving family. She was born March 4, 1934 in Alexandria, VA to the late James C. Milstead and Helen E. Penn. Margaret is a graduate of George Washington High...
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Dr. William A. “Bill” Yingling (Lt. Col., USAF) (Ret), 81

Dr. William A. “Bill” Yingling (Lt. Col., USAF) (Ret), 81

Dr. William A. “Bill” Yingling (Lt. Col., USAF) (Ret), 81, of Leonardtown, MD passed away April 18, 2017 at MedStar Washington Hospital Center surrounded by his loving family. Bill was married to his wife Sue Ann Yingling for 51 loving years. He was born September 8, 1935 in Pennsylvania to the late James Yingling...
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Joyce Eileen (Reynolds) English, 75

Joyce Eileen (Reynolds) English, 75, of Lexington Park, MD passed away April 11, 2017 at Chesapeake Shores in Lexington Park, MD. Joyce was born on October 23, 1941 in Jacksonville, FL. She was the daughter of the late Russell Leroy Reynolds of Cumberland, MD; and the late Nora Marie (Cunningham) Reynolds of Mt Savage,...
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Alesha Jo Verdict, 62

Alesha Jo Verdict, 62

Alesha Jo Verdict, 62, of Lexington Park, MD; left this world for a better one on April 13, 2017, surrounded by her loving family. Born April 11, 1955 in Kansas City, MO to the late Richard Glenn and Jeanette Lee Sappington Dickson, Alesha was raised in Fulton, MO where she lived until 1977. Alesha’s...
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Betty Elaine Walker, 93

Betty Elaine Walker, 93

Betty Elaine Walker, 93, of Mechanicsville, MD formerly of Camp Springs, MD passed away April 13, 2017 at her residence. Betty was born January 6, 1924 and was the daughter of the late Elmer T. Newman and Ruth H. Grout Newman. Betty was a lifetime homemaker who enjoyed painting, drawing, jig saw puzzles, crocheting,...
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David Linton Hanson, Sr. 73

David Linton Hanson, Sr. 73

David Linton Hanson, Sr. 73 of Mechanicsville Maryland died on April 13, 2017. David was born on May 24, 1943 in LaPlata, Maryland to the late Jennings and Mary Hanson. He grew up in Cobb Island Maryland, was a graduate of LaPlata High School and served in the United States Navy. David was Self...
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Joseph Isaac “Oilpan” Buckler, Jr. 61

Joseph Isaac “Oilpan” Buckler, Jr. 61

Joseph Isaac “Oilpan” Buckler, Jr. 61, of Leonardtown, MD passed away April 11, 2017 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born May 23, 1955 in Cheverly, MD to the late Joseph Isaac Buckler, Sr. and Florence Gertrude Walker Buckler. On July 1987, Joe married his beloved wife, Susan E. Buckler. ...
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Sylvester Elsworth Holton

Sylvester Elsworth Holton

Sylvester Elsworth Holton was born on December 5, 1946 to the late Edward Holton and Elsie Woodland Holton. He was one of twelve children and was affectionately given the nickname “Bae Boy” which is short for baby boy. Sylvester departed this life on Saturday, April 8, 2017 at Inova Hospital in Fairfax, VA. He...
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James Edward Heim, 52

James Edward Heim, 52, of Hughesville, MD passed away at his residence in Hughesville, MD on April 6, 2017. James was born in Emmaus, PA on January 27, 1965 to the late John Heim, Jr. and Doris Spotts Heim. James enjoyed yard work, reading and his work as a Defense Contractor in Communications. James...
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Jeffrey “Jeff” Manuel Gomes, 59

Jeffrey “Jeff” Manuel Gomes, age 59 of La Plata, Maryland, died April 19, 2017. Jeff was a Plant Manager at printing companies. He was the son of Manuel Gomes and Marcelyne DeLoye Gomes. Friends received on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 from 5PM until time of Memorial Service at 7PM at Raymond Funeral Service Chapel,...
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Joel Shawn Mitchell, 31

Joel Shawn Mitchell, 31

Joel Shawn Mitchell of Mechanicsville, Maryland, died suddenly on April 17, 2017 in Baltimore, MD. He was 31 years old. Born on April 2, 1986, in Clinton, MD, he was the son of Patti Mitchell Raymond and the late Emmett “Lloyd” Fowler, III. Joel was an electrician in the construction industry. He was a...
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Samuel Allen Grimes, 67

Samuel Allen Grimes, 67

Samuel Allen Grimes of Waldorf, Maryland, died on Sunday, April 16, 2017 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was 67 years old. Born on November 24, 1949 in Washington, DC, he was the son of Marilyn Grimes and the late Norman Grimes. Mr. Grimes owned and operated a cleaning service. He...
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Donna Marie Tessier, 64

Donna Marie Tessier, 64

Donna Marie Tessier of Waldorf, Maryland, died on Sunday, April 16, 2017 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was 64 years old. Born on February 1, 1953 in Washington, DC, she was the daughter of the late Marjorie Louise Roland Tessier and Lawrence Paul Tessier. Donna was raised in Accokeek and...
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Mark Adam Robertson, 41

Mark Adam Robertson, 41

Mark Adam Robertson, 41 of Chesapeake Beach, MD passed away on Friday, April 14, 2017 in Cambridge, MD. He was born on December 2, 1975 in Cheverly, MD to Edna Virginia (Adams) and the late Franklin Roosevelt Robertson. Mark was a self-employed carpet installer he was dedicated and a hard worker. He was a...
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Joseph Riley Gibbs, 2

Joseph Riley Gibbs, 2

Joseph Riley Gibbs, 2 1/2 years old, of La Plata, Maryland, died suddenly at Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, DC on Thursday, April 13, 2017. Affectionately known as Joey, he was born on August 21, 2014 in Boise, Idaho to Marcia and Marshall Gibbs. In addition to his parents, Joey is also survived...
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Alvin Everett “Pops” Morris, 73

Alvin Everett “Pops” Morris, 73

Alvin Everett “Pops” Morris of Waldorf, Maryland, died on Thursday, April 13, 2017 at Washington Hospital Center in Washington, DC. He was 73 years old. Born on June 11, 1943 in Annapolis, Alvin was the son of the late Mildred Mundell Morris and Allen Thomas Morris. He served in the U. S. Navy during...
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