Monthly Archives: November 2017

Elizabeth “Betty” V. Klock

Elizabeth “Betty” V. Klock

Elizabeth “Betty” V. Klock of St. Leonard, MD, formerly of Forestville MD, passed away on Monday, November 20, 2017, at the age of 83. Betty was born on May 24, 1934, in Washington, DC, to Bertha Kasulke and Peter E. Nielsen. Betty was a loving wife, mother and friend, who always put everyone else...
Read More »

Audrey Clairine Rusmisel Stanton

Audrey Clairine Rusmisel Stanton

Audrey Clairine Rusmisel Stanton passed away peacefully Monday, November 20th surrounded by her loving family. Audrey was born September 14, 1935 in Washington, DC to the late William R. Rusmisel and Mautie Mola (Kincaid) Rusmisel. Audrey’s greatest joy was being surrounded by and spending time with her family and friends, especially recently loving on...
Read More »

Mary Ellen Noel, 47

Mary Ellen Noel, 47

Mary Ellen Noel, 47, of LaPlata, MD passed away on November 18, 2017 at the University of MD Charles Regional Medical Center. Born in Buffalo, NY on December 8, 1969 to the late Allan Streit and the late Rosalyn Streit, she is also predeceased by her step-mother, JoAnn Peterson-Streit and step-brother, Jeffrey Peterson. Mary...
Read More »

Frances Margaret Sherbert, 101

Frances Margaret Sherbert, 101

Frances Margaret Sherbert, 101, passed away November 19, 2017 at Solomons Nursing Center. She was born December 6, 1915 in Smithville, now part of Dunkirk, MD to Joseph William and Gertrude May (Chaney) Armiger. Frances was raised on the family farm in Smithville and attended the former Smithville School. She married Joseph William Sherbert...
Read More »

Glenn “Gus” Algire Waltersdorff Jr., 66

Glenn “Gus” Algire Waltersdorff Jr., 66

Glenn “Gus” Algire Waltersdorff Jr., 66, died Monday, November 20, 2017, suddenly at Home. He leaves life partner; Cathy Waltersdorff, Son; Glenn Waltersdorff III, Daughters; Erin Petrillo, (Chris), Jamea Peterson, (Ryan), Christin Waltersdorff, and five Grandchildren; Marty, Dominic, Ryan Jr., Bryce, and Allie. Born and raised in Hanover, PA only son of the late...
Read More »

Shirley Ann Tayac, 78

Shirley Ann Tayac, 78

Shirley Ann Tayac, age 78 of Port Tobacco, Maryland, died November 19, 2017. Shirley loved to play Bingo, going to the Casino, organizing things, and socializing. Her family was her main concern, especially children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. She was the daughter of Leroy Harris and Juanita Harris. In addition to her parents, she was...
Read More »

Joseph Francis Long, “J.F.” 70

Joseph Francis Long, “J.F.” 70

Joseph Francis Long, “J.F.” 70 of Leonardtown, MD passed away at his home on November 18, 2017. Born on December 17, 1946, he was the son of the late Mary Susan Hall Long, and Joseph Albert Long, III. Joseph was the loving husband of Linda Thompson Long, whom he married on July 12, 1969...
Read More »

Kevin Adam Howell

Kevin Adam Howell

Kevin Adam Howell went to our Lord Jesus Christ on November 13, 2017. He passed away in his home among loved ones. He was born February 21, 1984 in Clinton, Maryland to James Edward Howell, Jr. and Linda Marie Howell. Kevin Adam Howell was a loving father, a grateful son, a giving husband and...
Read More »

Thelma Jean Crine

Thelma Jean Crine

Thelma Jean Crine, of Mechanicsville, Maryland, passed away November 16, 2017, at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown, Maryland, with her loving husband at her side. She was born December 15, 1950, in Morgantown, West Virginia to the late Clayde B. Rogers and Thelma Marie Cottrell. Jean was not only a stay at home...
Read More »

Mary Juliana Knott, 92

Mary Juliana Knott, 92

Mary Juliana Knott, 92, of Mechanicsville, MD (formerly of St. Mary’s City) passed away November 18, 2017 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born on August 18, 1925 to the late Joseph Leonard Mayor Sr. and Myrtle Elizabeth Ridgell Mayor. Juliana married the love of her life, James I. Knott,...
Read More »

Anita Louise Davis, 78

Anita Louise Davis, 78

Anita Louise Davis, 78, of Leonardtown, MD passed away November 18, 2017 at Hospice House of St. Mary’s in Callaway, MD with her loving daughters at her side. She was born on February 5, 1939 in Washington, DC to the late Albert Lester Peacock and Mannetta Foster Peacock. Anita spent many years as a...
Read More »

Calvin Theodore “Ted” Abell, Jr., 68

Calvin Theodore “Ted” Abell, Jr., 68

Calvin Theodore “Ted” Abell, Jr., 68, of Ridge, MD passed away November 18, 2017 at Med Star St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown, MD. He was born on January 19, 1949 to the late Calvin Theodore Abell, Sr. and Agnes Rosalee Franck. Ted is a 1966 graduate of St. Mary’s Ryken High School. On October...
Read More »

Pauline Goldie Swaim, 74

Pauline Goldie Swaim, 74

Pauline Goldie Swaim, 74, of Leonardtown, MD passed away November 18, 2017 at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital surrounded by her loving family. She was born on June 25, 1943 in Baltimore, MD to the late Paul Owen Pumphrey and Lillian Spinks Pumphrey. Pauline was a 1962 graduate of Berkley Springs High School in West...
Read More »

Constance Walker Wettengel, 74

Constance Walker Wettengel, 74

Constance Walker Wettengel, 74, passed away suddenly at her home in Dameron, MD on November 19, 2017. Heaven gained its best and brightest angel that morning, and she would want this time to be happy, joyful and filled with stories and love. In addition to being survived by her beloved husband of 58 years,...
Read More »

Martha “Marty” Charlotte Mattingly, 89

Martha “Marty” Charlotte Mattingly, 89

Martha “Marty” Charlotte Mattingly, 89, of Valley Lee, MD formerly from Cheverly, MD, and Wilkesbarre, PA passed away on November 17, 2017 in Callaway, MD. Born on December 17, 1927 in Wilkerbarre, PA, she was the daughter of the late Margaret Schydlowski, and Casmir Schydlowski. Marty was the loving wife the late Herbert Lee...
Read More »

Doris Ann Gibson

Doris Ann Gibson

Peacefully on Saturday, November 18, 2017 Doris Ann Gibson departed this earthly life. Family will unite with friends on Wednesday, November 29, 2017 from 6:00pm until 8:00pm and on Thursday, November 30, 2017 from 11:00am until time of service 12:00pm at Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home 2294 Old Washington Road, Waldorf, MD 20601. Interment will follow...
Read More »

John Paul Miles, Jr., 78

John Paul Miles, Jr., 78

John Paul Miles, Jr., 78 of California, MD, entered into eternal rest on November 19, 2017 at Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC. John was surrounded by his loving children and family members. Family and friends will gather on Saturday, December 2, 2017 for visitation at 10 am until Mass of Christian Burial at 11...
Read More »

Newburg Man Charged with Sex Abuse of 4-Year-Old – Police Looking for Other Victims

Newburg Man Charged with Sex Abuse of 4-Year-Old – Police Looking for Other Victims

Charles County Sheriff’s detectives arrested Joseph Elmer Rohls, 80, of Newburg, in connection with fondling a 4-year-old girl who was at Rohls’ home with relatives recently. Rohls was arrested on November 22, 2017, at his home in the 9900 block of Morgantown Road, in Newburg. After speaking with Rohls, detectives learned he may have...
Read More »

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Another Robbery on Great Mills Road

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Another Robbery on Great Mills Road

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the identity of the person pictured. On Thursday, November 2, 2017, at approximately 5:30 p.m., the victim reported he was robbed outside of Lex’s Laundromat located at 21628 Great Mills Road, in Lexington Park. The victim stated while he was at his vehicle, the suspect assaulted...
Read More »

Wednesday’s Pet is PENEE

Wednesday’s Pet is PENEE

Wednesday’s Pet for 11/22/17 PENEE Featured Pet: Penee Rescue Group: Last Chance Animal Rescue Breed: Terrier/Pointer Mix Sex: Female Size: Medium 45 lbs Vetted: Spayed and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: $375.00 includes spay, UTD vaccines, deworming and flea and tick prevention applied and pup is microchipped Penee #7724 is a loving 2-year-old...
Read More »

MISSING PERSON LOCATED – Charles County

MISSING PERSON LOCATED – Charles County

11/21/2017 – MISSING PERSON LOCATED: The Charles County Sheriff’s Office has located Matthew Horace Mason, 79, of White Plains, who was reported missing on November 19. Mason was located on November 21 in Glen Burnie, and will be reunited with family members and returned home. 11/201/2017: The Charles County Sheriff’s Office has activated a...
Read More »

Think Fire Safety at Thanksgiving

Think Fire Safety at Thanksgiving

The kitchen is the heart of every home and safety must be the first recipe to follow when preparing the family feast.  On Thanksgiving Day a lot of activities are occurring with friends and family in the home.  “Holidays are a time of celebration. Please follow these simple guidelines to ensure a fire safe...
Read More »

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Detectives Seek Public’s Help Solving Cold Case

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Detectives Seek Public’s Help Solving Cold Case

Charles County Sheriff’s detectives are seeking the public’s help in solving a murder that occurred 37 years ago. Deborah Ann “Missy” Brooks, 17, was abducted on November 13, 1980, just blocks from her house in Northeast Washington, DC. Her body was discovered the following day in a wooded area in Charles County. Her brother,...
Read More »

Exclusive Video: Pilot Uninjured in Emergency Landing at St. Mary’s County Airport

Exclusive Video: Pilot Uninjured in Emergency Landing at St. Mary’s County Airport

On Monday, November 20, 2017, at approximately 2:45 p.m., firefighters and emergency personnel were dispatched to the St. Mary’s County Regional Airport on Airport Road, in Hollywood, for the report of a airplane in distress. The pilot reported he was experiencing a problem with his landing gear. The pilot circled the area to burn off...
Read More »

Maryland State Police DUI Arrests for Charles County – 11/20/2017

DUI Arrests for the La Plata Barrack from 10/28/17 through 11/19/17 NAME DATE & TIME OF ARREST TROOPER AGE CITY & STATE OF RESIDENCE CASTO, CONCETTA MAY 10/28/2017@0320 ZENTKOVICH 26 NEWBURG, MD MITCHELL, HERMAN LEE 10/28/2017@2158 ROTH 63 FORT WASHINGTON, MD WILLIAMS,JSUTIN DAVID 10/29/2017@0148 GALGAN 32 LA PLATA, MD TEACH, MIA DANIELLE 10/30/2017@2350 ZENTKOVICH...
Read More »