Monthly Archives: January 2018

Janice Marie Carter, 83

Janice Marie Carter, 83

Janice Marie Carter, 83, of Dameron, MD died on December 27, 2017 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born on July 23, 1934 in Coffeeville, MS, to the late George Edward McMahan and Lucy Dale Parker. On March 24, 1955 she married her beloved husband, John D. Carter, in Pittsboro,...
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Rowena Tan “Wheng” De Guzman, 48

Rowena Tan “Wheng” De Guzman, 48

Rowena Tan “Wheng” De Guzman, 48, of Lexington Park, MD died on December 24, 2017 at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown, MD surrounded by her loving family. She was born on March 30, 1969 in the Philippines, to Gloria Tan and the late Lamberto De Guzman. Wheng was born and raised in the...
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Roger Allen Bruce “PopPop”, 66

Roger Allen Bruce “PopPop”, 66

Roger Allen Bruce “PopPop”, 66, of New Market, VA (formerly of St. George’s Island) died on December 24, 2017. He was born on July 23, 1951 in Riverdale, MD to the late Roger Wallace Bruce and Betty Pruitt Bruce. On October 17, 1970, Al married his beloved wife, Mary Agnes Bruce, at St. Joseph’s...
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Dennis James Maher, 67

Dennis James Maher, 67

Dennis James Maher, 67, of Lexington Park, MD passed away on December 28, 2017 in Leonardtown, MD. Born on March 3, 1950 in Arlington, VA, he was the son of the late June Patricia Maher and John Charles Maher. Dennis was the loving husband of June Rice Maher whom he married on February 13,...
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Shanda Kay Brewer “Gammy” 65

Shanda Kay Brewer “Gammy” 65

Shanda Kay Brewer “Gammy” 65, of Mechanicsville, MD formerly from Southern California passed away on December 26, 2017 in her home. Born on August 25, 1952 in Santa Barbra, CA. She was the daughter of the late Delano Ruth Faught Cheatwood and Henry Edgar Cheatwood. Shanda is survived by her children; Jussandra Drake of...
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Roy David Ashley, Sr., 88

Roy David Ashley, Sr., 88

Roy David Ashley, Sr. passed away on Saturday, December 23, 2017, at the age of 88. He is survived by his wife Helen Ogle Ashley. Also survived by his children; Roy D. Ashley Jr, Donna Ashley Tennis and Teresa Ashley Krosnick. Grandchildren; Amelia Michelle Ashley, Ryder Monroe Ashley, Ava Margaret Tennis, Erin Lilian Tennis,...
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Altamese Williams

Altamese Williams

Altamese Williams departed this earthly life on Saturday, December 23, 2017. Family and friends will unite on Wednesday, January 3, 2018 from 10:00 am until time of service 10:30 am at Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home, 2294 Old Washington Rd., Waldorf, MD. Interment immediately following at Heritage Cemetery, Waldorf, MD.
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Andres Martinez

Andres Martinez

On Saturday, December 30, 2017, Andres Martinez of Baltimore, MD, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family. Friends may visit with the family on Saturday, January 6, 2018 from 12:30 p.m. until time of service 1:30 p.m. at the BRISCOE-TONIC FUNERAL HOME located at 2294 Old Washington Road in Waldorf, MD. Interment immediately...
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Deborah “Debbie” Kay [Schult] Bean, 65

Deborah “Debbie” Kay [Schult] Bean, 65

Deborah “Debbie” Kay Bean, age 65, of Upper Marlboro, MD, passed away on Friday December 29, 2017, at home with her family by her side. She was born on April 28, 1952, in Darlington, WI, to Marie and Dale Schult. Debbie was a member of St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church...
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Rosa Consuelo Pena-Ariet, 98

Rosa Consuelo Pena-Ariet, 98

Rosa Consuelo Pena-Ariet, long-time resident of Columbia, MD, passed away early morning, Thursday, December 28, 2017, in her daughter’s home surrounded by loving family, at the age of 98. She was born on August 30, 1919, in Havana, Cuba. Rosa directed and taught her own private school 18 years before she and her family...
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Walter “Buck” Lee Owens, 67

Walter “Buck” Lee Owens, 67

Walter “Buck” Lee Owens, 67, of Clinton, MD passed away at home on Sunday, December 24, 2017. Born on November 3, 1950 in Maryland to the late Juanita (Raines) and Charles Owens. He attended St. Mary’s Bryantown School and graduated from Archbishop Neale School in La Plata, MD. He joined the United States Marine...
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Betty Jean Windsor, 74

Betty Jean Windsor, 74, of Oxon Hill, MD passed away on Saturday, December 23, 2017. Survived by her beloved children, Kassy Schantz and Ronald Windsor; loving grandchildren, Olivia Hernandez (Bobby), Emily Saravia (Oscar), Jessica Berkeszi, and Elizabeth Berkeszi; dear great-grandchildren, Nikolas Hernandez, Abigail Saravia, and Olivia Hernandez; caring siblings, Barbara Brown, Donna Stansbury, Joe...
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Paul “Michael” Mitry, 74

Paul “Michael” Mitry, 74

Paul “Michael” Mitry of Cheltenham, MD, passed away on Saturday, December 23, 2017, at Washington Hospital Center, at the age of 74. He was born on March 5, 1943, in Kimball, WV, to Mary and Joseph Mitry. Michael grew up in Prince Georges County, MD; where he attended Catholic school in Upper Marlboro....
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Klemens Franz Schuster, 83

Klemens Franz Schuster, 83, of Luray, VA, passed away at Sentara RMH Medical Center, in Harrisonburg, VA on December 21, 2017, surrounded by his family. Klemens was born in Berbisdorf, Germany, on April 11, 1934 to Helena (Tkotz) and Franz Schuster. He and his family moved to Maryland, in 1952, where he met and...
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Charles R. “Charlie” “Chuck” Palmer, 80

Charles R. “Charlie” “Chuck” Palmer, age 80 of Dunkirk, MD, passed away on Thursday, December 21, 2017, at home with his family by his side. He was born on January 25, 1937 in Dalton, GA to Della and Floyd Palmer. He proudly served 31 years in the United States Air Force, achieving the...
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The Charles County Sheriff’s Office Looks Back at 2017 While Looking Forward to the New Year

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office Looks Back at 2017 While Looking Forward to the New Year

As 2017 winds down and a new year is on the horizon, Sheriff Troy Berry and the Charles County Sheriff’s Office reflect on the events of the past year and look forward to 2018. Looking back at the past 12 months, several themes emerge: crime and incident response, agency-wide efforts to raise awareness, community...
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Video Visitation Now Online at St. Mary’s County Detention and Rehabilitation Center

Video Visitation Now Online at St. Mary’s County Detention and Rehabilitation Center

On December 12, 2017, the St. Mary’s County Detention and Rehabilitation Center, (SMCDRC), video visitation technology went “live” with ICSolutions  Visitor visitation system. This new technology provides family members, friends, and professionals control to schedule and conduct a visit at a time convenient for them, without having to travel to the facility. On-site visitation...
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