Monthly Archives: January 2018

Arvel “D-Dad” Clark, Jr., 83

Arvel “D-Dad” Clark, Jr., 83

Arvel “D-Dad” Clark, Jr., 83 of LaPlata, MD passed away on January 15, 2018 at Sagepoint Senior Living Ctr. in LaPlata, MD. Born in Kentucky on September 3, 1934 to the late Arvel B. Clark, Sr. and the late Ella Beatrice Clark, Arvel is also preceded in death by his loving wife, Helen Clark;...
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Roy “Jack” Dempsey Meadows, 90

Roy “Jack” Dempsey Meadows, 90

Roy “Jack” Dempsey Meadows, 90, of Charlotte Hall, MD passed away on January 15, 2018 at the University of MD Charles Regional Medical Ctr. in LaPlata, MD. Born on September 22, 1927 in West Virginia to the late Ward Meadows and the late Edith Meadows, Jack is also predeceased by his wife, Theresa Meadows;...
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Alvin “Tony” Marion Maddox

Alvin “Tony” Marion Maddox

Alvin “Tony” Marion Maddox, a 45 year resident of Brandywine, MD, found peace on January 14th2018. Tony was born on April 17th 1942 in Bradbury Heights, MD and was a Suitland high school graduate. He was a hard worker and retired from Kiplinger Washington Editors, and proudly serviced his country in the U.S. Army....
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Felisberto (Bob) Prodigalidad

Felisberto (Bob) Prodigalidad

Felisberto (Bob) Prodigalidad of Waldorf, Maryland, passed away at age 93, on January 16, 2018, due to complications of cancer-related surgery. Bob was born August 22, 1924, in Rosario, Cavite, Philippines. He joined the U.S. in their fight against Japanese occupation when he was just 17 years old, joining the guerrilla fighters during World...
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Milton C. Parker, 76

Milton C. Parker, 76

Milton C. Parker of Waldorf, MD, passed away on January 13th 2018 at the age of 76. Milton grew up in DC and joined the Army in 1964. While in the Army he served as an MP. He worked at various Armed Forces bases as well as the Pentagon during his civilian career with...
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George Martin Housel, 78

George Martin Housel, 78

George Martin Housel, 78, of Dunkirk, MD passed away January 18, 2018 at his home. He was born October 8, 1939 in Summit Township, PA to George Clayton and Emma Catherine (Christner) Housel. He enlisted in the United States Marine Corps May 27, 1957 and served until being discharged May 27, 1960. George was...
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Thomas Manning Barksdale, 75

Thomas Manning Barksdale, 75

Thomas Manning Barksdale, age 75, passed away Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at his home. Mr. Barksdale was born on July 17, 1942 in Annapolis, MD, a son of Alice Jeter Barksdale and the late John Manning Barksdale. He was raised on a dairy and tobacco farm in Maryland. Mr. Barksdale was a member of...
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Karen Ann Etzel, 59

Karen Ann Etzel, 59

Karen Ann Etzel, 59, of Port Republic MD, died peacefully in her home January 14, 2018 after a yearlong struggle with cancer. She was born April 13, 1958 in Washington D.C. to Walter and Helen (Walker) Wieman. Karen was raised as a military child spending much of her adolescence traveling with her family to...
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William Norris Pickeral, Sr. 56

William Norris Pickeral, Sr. 56

William Norris Pickeral, Sr. 56, of Waldorf, MD died on January 19, 2018 at his residence. William was born on February 3, 1961 in Clinton, MD to Hilton and Margaret Pickeral. William was a self-employed mechanic and owner of Picks Auto Salvage. He was known as a fair and honest car part dealer who...
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Tekla (Tillie) K. Teslenko, 101

Tekla (Tillie) K. Teslenko, 101

Tekla (Tillie) K. Teslenko, 101, of Newburg, MD went to meet the Lord at her daughter’s (Virginia Benedict) home on January 15, 2018. She was born in Ukraine on January 13, 1917 to her parents, Gregory and Frances Krywak. She is survived by her three daughters: Virginia Benedict of Newburg, MD; Jeanette Miller and...
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Robert Karczewski of McLean

Robert Karczewski of McLean

Robert Karczewski of McLean, Virginia, died January 15, 2018 at his residence. Son of the late Anthony Karczewski, the late Janice Hojnacki Karczewski, and the late step-mother, Sophie Zera Karczewski. Survived by his wife of 54 years, Margaret Leonard Karczewski; his daughters, Mary Karczewski Zeman (Robert A.) and Julia Margaret Karczewski; his sister, Adele...
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George “Gene” Eugene Myers, 90

George “Gene” Eugene Myers, 90

George “Gene” Eugene Myers, age 90 of King George, Virginia (formerly of Fort Washington, Maryland), died January 12, 2018 in Colonial Beach, Virginia. Born on September 26, 1927 in Glendale, Maryland. A beloved husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, and brother. At a young age, Gene served in the Army Air Corps. After his service,...
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John Sylvester Moreland Sr., 86

John Sylvester Moreland Sr., 86

John Sylvester Moreland Sr. of Mooresville, NC, formerly of La Plata, MD, died on January 12, 2018 in Cornelius, NC. He was 86 years old. Born on August 19, 1931 in Waldorf, MD, he was the son of the late Bessie V. Jenkins Moreland and Ernest Moreland. Mr. Moreland worked for A & P...
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Helen Grabis Foster, 96

Helen Grabis Foster, 96

Helen Grabis Foster, 96 of Hughesville, Maryland, died January 11, 2018. Helen was a Bookkeeper/Bank Teller with Southern Maryland Novelty/Community Bank of the Chesapeake. and was a member of St. Francis DeSales Catholic Church in Benedict, Maryland. In her early years, she was a secretary for the war department. She loved sewing, crocheting, and...
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Frances Gates, 101

Frances Gates, 101 of Mechanicsville, MD passed away on January 18, 2018 at St. Mary’s Nursing Center in Leonardtown, MD. Frances was born in Washington, DC on November 6, 1916 to the late George J. Gateau and the late Amy Robertson. Frances worked as a secretary for the Federal Government for 20 years. After...
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Warren Ernest Frank, 92

Warren Ernest Frank, 92

Warren Ernest Frank, 92, of Leonardtown, MD passed away peacefully on January 15, 2018 at his home with his beloved wife at his side. He was born on June 4, 1925 in Grand Island, NE to the late Ernest William Frank and Louise Kimberly Hatch. Mr. Frank enlisted in the Army at the age...
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Mary Martha “Marti” Neal

Mary Martha “Marti” Neal

Mary Martha “Marti” Neal Of Hollywood, MD went home to the Lord on January 17, 2018, at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown, MD, with her family by her side. Born in Washington, DC, on May 29, 1939, she was the daughter of the late Gerard M. and Catherine M. Guyther. She is survived...
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Michael Thayer, 27

Michael Thayer, 27

Michael Thayer, 27, of Mechanicsville passed away January 13, 2018 due to complications of the flu at MedStar Washington Hospital Center surrounded by his loving family. He was born June 19, 1990 in Washington, D.C. to John and Vikki Thayer. Mike is a graduate of Chopticon High School, attended Musician’s Institute in California and...
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Edward C. Yingling, 85

Edward C. Yingling, 85, passed away Thursday, January 11, 2018 peacefully at Charlotte Hall Veteran’s Home in St. Mary’s County, MD. Ed was born February 27, 1932 to William S. and Addie Rebecca (Robertson) Yingling in Baltimore, MD. He was the oldest of 11 children. Ed is survived by his wife, Martha Yingling; daughters,...
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Florence Susanna Ridgell Wolf, 85

Florence Susanna Ridgell Wolf, 85

Florence Susanna Ridgell Wolf, 85 of Scotland, MD, passed away peacefully at her home on January 11, 2018 surrounded by loved ones. Born October 17, 1932 to Cecilia King Ridgell and Joseph Austin Ridgell. Susanna, as she was known by family and friends, was married to the late Charles F. Wolf Jr., and they...
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Doris Marie Jean Rangel, 84

Doris Marie Jean Rangel, 84

Doris Marie Jean Rangel, 84, of Mechanicsville, Maryland (formerly of Virginia), passed away on January 11, 2018 in Mechanicsville. Born on November 14, 1933 in Nashua, New Hampshire, she was the daughter of the late Eli C. Dufour and the late Marie Lavoie Dufour. Doris was a Dental Assistant for the Department of Veterans...
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Paul Reed Scott, 80

Paul Reed Scott, 80

Paul Reed Scott, 80, of Tracy’s Landing, MD (formerly La Plata) died Monday, January 8, 2018. Born on March 27, 1937 in Washington, DC, he was the son of the late William Andrew Scott and the late Marion Chaney Scott. “Scottie” as he was known to all who loved him; is survived by his...
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Mary Lillian Bailey, 96

Mary Lillian Bailey, 96

Mary Lillian Bailey, known to friends and family as “Mary” or “Aunt Sis,” passed away on January 18, 2018 in Leonardtown, Maryland at the age of 96 years. Mary was born on February 28, 1921 at White’s Neck in Bushwood, Maryland. She was the daughter of John William Hall, Sr. and Gladys Mae Cheseldine...
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Eliza Catherine Mason

Eliza Catherine Mason

Eliza Catherine Mason was born on October, 9, 1932 to James and Nellie Miles. She departed this life on Saturday, January 13, 2018 after a brief illness. On September 2, 1951, she married her ‘Best Friend’, Harry F. Mason, at Our Lady’s Chapel in Medley’s Neck. Maryland. Catherine received her formal education at the...
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Mary Janet Simmons

Mary Janet Simmons

Mary Janet Simmons, born to the late Francis John and Delphine Evelyn Murphy of Pennsylvania on October 25, 1950 departed this life January 18, 2018 in Martinsburg, West Virginia. Mary received her education within the Charles County Public Schools, graduating from La Plata High School. A consummate mother and homemaker, Mary dedicated her life...
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