Our Obituaries

Kendall L. Grow

May 2, 1929 - November 30, 2014

On November 30, 2014, Kendall Lee Grow of Jessup passed away at the age of 85. Devoted husband of 59 years to Dorothy O. Grow (nee Smith); Beloved father of James L. Grow and wife Gale of Lambsburg, VA and Mary F. Griffiths and husband Wayne of Pasadena, MD; Loving brother of Norman A. Grow of Fredericksburg, VA; Cherished grandfather of Brian Griffiths and wife Marie of Pasadena, Shane Gates of...
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Pran N. Katyal

April 4, 1933 - November 29, 2014

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David Irwin Brand

August 19, 1942 - November 29, 2014

David Irwin Brand, 72, a resident of Laurel passed away on November 29, 2014 at Patuxent River Health and Rehabilitation Center. He was born on August 19, 1942 in Brooklyn, New York. He graduated from Erasmus Hall High School in New York in 1960, then earned his Ph.D from Brooklyn College, The City University of New York. David retired from the Department of Health and Human Services as a...
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Joseph S. Casula

November 28, 2014

Retired County Circuit Court Judge Joseph S. Casula, described by colleagues as a brilliant and well-respected judge in Prince George's County, died Friday November 28,2014 from complications of diabetes. He was 80. Judge Casula presided over many cases, some controversial, including the 1988 case of Jane Bolding, an ICU nurse charged with the murders of three patients at Prince George's...
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Robert Lee Shillingburg

May 16, 1946 - November 28, 2014

Robert Lee Shillingburg, age 68, passed away on Friday, November 28, 2014 at Patuxent River Health and Rehabilitation Center in Laurel, MD. Robert was born on May 16, 1946 to the late James Henry Shillingburg and Dorothy Mae (nee Busick) Shillingburg Kerr. Robert was raised in Savage, MD and attended Savage Elementary School, Waterloo Junior High School and graduated from Howard High School...
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George William Peterson

September 15, 1942 - November 28, 2014

George William Peterson, 72, passed away on November 28, 2014 at his residence in Laurel. He was born on September 15, 1942 in Washington, D.C. to the late George W. and Grace Peterson. He served in the U.S. Army and in Vietnam. He retired from NSWC in 2002 and later returned to work as a contractor. He enjoyed working on his cars, his motorcycle and doing yard work. He also enjoyed doing...
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Myroslav Hnatyshyn

July 13, 1922 - November 27, 2014

Myroslav Hnatyshyn, 92, of Laurel, Maryland passed peacefully into Eternal life with his loving family beside him on November 27, 2014. Visitation will be on Thursday, December 4 at 4 p.m. to be followed by a Parastas at 5 p.m. at Donaldson Funeral Home, 313 Talbott Avenue, Laurel, Maryland. The Pohoron (funeral) will be at 11 a.m. on Friday, December 5 at Holy Trinity Particular Ukrainian...
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Sung R. Kim

September 14, 1955 - November 24, 2014

On November 24, 2014, Mr. Sung R. Kim of Ellicott City passed away at home. Beloved father of Annie J. Kim of Philadelphia.
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Hsin-Yu Chia

November 8, 1921 - November 24, 2014

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Mahendra Kanaiyalal Jhaveri

October 29, 1926 - November 24, 2014

Mahendra Jhaveri was born on October 29, 1926 in a Jain merchant family in Ahmedabad. He was one of six children – 3 brothers and 3 sisters and was brought up in a strict but progressive family. He grew up in a joint family with a host of cousins. Despite participating in the Quit India movement, he still graduated from high school in 1942. He went on to complete a Bachelor in Science degree...
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Charles Leslie Whitehead

November 23, 1922 - November 23, 2014

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William H. "Butch" Maxwell III

December 8, 1942 - November 23, 2014

William H. "Butch" Maxwell, III passed away at the Howard County General Hospital on Sunday, November 23, 2014. He was born in Washington, D.C., on December 8, 1942, to the late William H. and Amelia Maxwell, II. Mr. Maxwell worked as a commercial property engineer and also served in the United States Air Force. Butch is survived by his sons William H. "Butch" Maxwell, IV and Matthew W. "Billy"...
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George Tsimopoulos

April 14, 1940 - November 22, 2014

George Tsimopoulos of Severn, MD, passed away on Saturday, November 22, 2014 at his residence. George was born April 14, 1940 in Greece and was the son of Pericles and Vasiliki (Prassou) Tsimopoulos. George was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He loved playing golf and was a sports enthusiast. George is survived by his beloved wife of 50 years, Katina Tsimopoulous; two daughters...
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Todd A. Kuhn, Jr.

March 26, 1941 - November 21, 2014

Todd Kuhn, 73, passed away Friday eve, November 21st at the Lorien Rehabilitation Center in Columbia, MD. Born March 26, 1941 in Mount Holly, NJ, he became a long-term resident of Bradenton, FL where he raised his family, worked for GTE, and enjoyed friends and community while pursuing his many hobbies. Following the passing of his wife, A. Marlaine (the former Woodson) Kuhn in 2013, Todd moved...
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John Kenneth Peck

June 15, 1929 - November 21, 2014

John Kenneth Peck, age 85, of Laurel, MD, died Friday, November 21, 2014, at Shady Grove Adventist Hospital in Rockville, Maryland Mr. Peck was born on June 15, 1929 in Parkersburg, West Virginia to the late Amos Peck and the late Okley Marie (nee Bonnett) Peck. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Emma Peck and three daughters; Janet Wilson of St. Petersburg, Florida, Donna Locy of...
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Shirley L Jones

November 19, 2014

After a long illness Shirley passed peacefully on Nov. 19, 2014 at home in Columbia, Maryland. She was born in Hartford, Connecticut on July 8, 1923 to the late Clarence and Anna Hillman. Shirley retired after 20 years of service from Macy's, formerly the Hecht Co. She was a long time parishioner of St. Mary of the Mill's Catholic Church in Laurel. She is preceded in death by her loving...
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Parsinni Parsinni

August 16, 1916 - November 18, 2014

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William H. Donoho

February 28, 1944 - November 17, 2014

On November 17, 2014, William "Bill" H. Donoho, a resident of Crownsville since 1985, passed away at the age of 70. Devoted husband of 26 years to Patricia C. Donoho; Beloved father of Michael P. Donoho of Centreville and Lesley C. Donoho-Cohen of Annapolis; Caring step-father of Brenda C. Jackson of Pasadena, Linda Kowal of Brooklyn Park, Lisa Connolley Hare of Severn, Charita M. Connolley of...
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Donald Paul Cole

November 17, 2014

Donald P. Cole, 53, of Laurel, MD, passed away November 17, 2014 at John Hopkins Hospital. He was born April 30, 1961 in Greensburg, PA. The son of Donald and Magdalene (Honeychuck) Cole of Scottdale, PA. He received a Bachelor of Chemical Engineering from The University of Pittsburgh (1983) and received his Masters in Technical Management from Johns Hopkins University (2003). He was a graduate...
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Doris M. (nee Scaggs) Ritter

October 21, 1930 - November 15, 2014

Doris Marian (nee Scaggs) Ritter, age 84, of the Scaggsville area of Laurel, MD, died Saturday, November 15, 2014, at Gilchrist Hospice Care - Howard County in Columbia, MD. Doris was born on October 21, 1930 to the late Melvin Scaggs and the late Myrtle (nee Connell) Scaggs. She spent her entire life in the Scaggsville area. Doris was a very active member of the Emmanuel United Methodist...
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George Williams III

July 23, 1967 - November 13, 2014

George Williams, III of Hanover, Maryland, passed away on Thursday, November 13, 2014 in Dothan, Alabama. George was born on July 23, 1967 in Dothan, Alabama and was the son of Terrie J. Williams and George Williams, Jr. George received a four year scholarship to Alabama A &M where he earned his bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, while also perusing his military career. George proudly...
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Donald A. Beasley, Jr.

November 5, 1968 - November 12, 2014

Donald A. Beasley, Jr.," Scooter" a resident of Glen Burnie, died on November 12, 2014 due to injuries he sustained from a motorcycle accident. Scooter was born on November 5, 1968 in Philadelphia, PA and was the son of Marie Beasley of Carnegie Point, NJ and the late Donald A. Beasley, Sr. Scooter is survived by his beloved wife, Nicola Beasley of Glen Burnie; two loving children, Brianna and...
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Susan Lynn Buckholdt

November 6, 1956 - November 10, 2014

Lynn Buckholdt, 58, of laurel, Maryland passed away unexpectedly in her home on the morning of Monday November 10th, 2014. Lynn was born November 6, 1956 at Garfield Hospital location in Washington, D.C., a daughter of the late Nancy J. Capps and Robert "Bob" Bainer. She was preceded in death by them along with her step father William "Bill" Thomas Capps. Lynn will be thought about every day...
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Robert M. Parish

September 24, 1928 - November 8, 2014

Robert M. Parish, beloved father and grandfather, passed away on November 8, 2014. He was born in Boston, Massachusetts, on September 24, 1928, to the late James and Katherine Parish. Bob graduated from The English High School, America's oldest high school, in Boston in 1946 and then earned a Bachelor of Science degree, in history and government, from Boston College in 1952. He moved to Laurel in...
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Donna Lee Demasky

June 27, 1937 - November 7, 2014

On November 7, 2014 Donna L. Demasky of Severn, passed away at the age of 77. Devoted wife of 53 years to the late Paul J. Demasky Sr.; Beloved mother of Cheryl A. Dempster of Florida, Karen L. Bowne of New Market, MD, and Paul J. "Bud" Demasky Jr. of Glen Burnie; Caring sister of L. David Hamilton Jr. of Florida, Robert E. Hamilton of Massachusetts and that late Paul D. Hamilton Sr.; Cherished...
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Esmat Anvari

November 7, 2014

Mrs. Esmet Anvari passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family on Friday, Nov. 7, 2014. She was preceded in death by her husband Mohammad Hussien Anvari in 2012. She is survived by her sons Mohammad Reza, Masoud, and Mansoor, her grandchildren, and many other relatives and friends who will miss her very much.
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Charles W. Reeves

November 6, 2014

Col. Charles W. Reeves (USA,ret.), of Laurel, MD passed away peacefully at his home on Thursday, November 6, 2014. Col. Reeves leaves eight children Susan Lord, D. Courtland, Russell, and Bryan Reeves, Mary Margaret Kucan, Myriam Maas, Helen Taylor, and Charles Reeves II - their spouses and numerous grand and great grandchildren. Col. Reeves graduated from Virginia Polytechnic Institute ...
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Isadore Albert Powell, Jr.

February 22, 1929 - November 5, 2014

Isadore Albert Powell Jr., 85, of Severn, MD died November 5, 2014 Isadore was born February 22, 1929, in Charleston, S.C. to the late Marie Barrett Powell and Isadore Albert Powell Sr. In addition to his parents, Isadore was predeceased by his brother, Edward Barrett Powell (Eulalia Trotter). He attended Avery Institute, and received his undergraduate degree from South Carolina State. He...
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Indra Rani Bhandari

December 24, 1936 - November 5, 2014

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Marcia K. Philblad

November 2, 2014

Marcia K. Philblad, beloved wife for 53 years of James R. Philblad, passed away at home on Sunday, November 2, 2014. Marcia was born on October 31, 1939 and was raised in Knoxville, Illinois. She graduated from Knoxville High School in 1957 and attended the Galesburg Cottage Hospital School of Nursing, graduating as a registered nurse in 1960. She worked as a nurse at the University of Illinois,...
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Phyllis W. Iglehart

January 23, 1927 - November 2, 2014

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Susan J. LeBoeuf

August 11, 1952 - November 2, 2014

On November 2, 2014, Susan J. LaCasse LeBoeuf, beloved wife of David P. LeBoeuf, surrounded by her family and friends, entered into her heavenly home. Susan was the daughter of Doris Guillotte LaCasse and the late Donald E. LaCasse, Sr. She was born on August 11, 1952 in Willimantic, CT. Susan suffered for many years with cystic fibrosis and put up a strong gallant fight due to her firm...
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Eric Joseph Worman

January 7, 1970 - November 2, 2014

Eric Joseph Worman, 44, passed peacefully in his Laurel home on Sunday, November 2, with his family by his side, after an 18-month battle with colon cancer. Eric was born in Laurel, MD, graduated from Laurel High School in 1988, and earned a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Maryland in 1994. He was the owner of Worman Landscaping, LLC, also located in Laurel, MD; his quality...
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Giuliana "Julie" Baldini Werner

June 8, 1925 - November 1, 2014

Giuliana "Julie" Baldini Werner was born in Medford, Massachusetts on June 8, 1925. In 1944 she received a Harvard degree magna cum laude with a major in Romance Languages and was inducted into the Phi Beta Kappa. She was employed as a research analyst at the NSA from 1944 to 1962. In 1962 she married James Edward Werner, Sr., with whom she raised three children, Marisa, M.D., James,...
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Charles Kenneth Schaeffer

January 31, 1928 - October 31, 2014

Charles Kenneth Schaeffer passed away on Friday, October 31, 2014 at Laurel Regional Hospital. Mr. Schaeffer was the born on January 31, 1928 to the late Walter C. Schaeffer and the late Ruth (nee Schaffer) Schaeffer. Mr. Schaeffer was preceded in death by his wife Nancy L. Schaeffer. Mr. Schaeffer was employed by the federal government as a purchasing agent for over 40 years. Mr. Schaeffer...
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Janis Derry Burch

September 4, 1933 - October 31, 2014

Janis Derry Burch, 81, died peacefully at her home near Laurel, Maryland on October 31, 2014, as the result of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and lung cancer. Janis Diane Derry was born on September 4, 1933, the daughter of George William Derry and Alice Cecelia Johnson, in Valentine, Nebraska. She was the youngest of four siblings, including Doyle Derry Scott, Ardis Derry Duke, and...
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Anthony Fitzpatrick Outarsingh, "Tony"

May 11, 1968 - October 29, 2014

Anthony Fitzpatrick Outarsingh "Tony", 46, of Laurel, MD passed away on October 29, 2014 at Gilchrist Hospice Center in Columbia. He was born on May 11, 1968 in Guyana, South America. He is survived by his wife Chitra Outarsingh, children Kayla Malini and Tyler Vishan Outarsingh and was the youngest of 11 siblings. Please check back for a full obituary.
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Babu "Bob" Rao Kottapalli

December 6, 1942 - October 28, 2014

Babu "Bob" Rao Kottapalli of Clarksville, MD, passed away on Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at Sinai Hospital in Baltimore, MD, at the age of 71. Bob was born on December 6, 1942 in Repalle, India to the late Krishna Murthy Kottapalli and Soubhagyamma (Kantamaneni) Kottapalli. Bob is survived by his wife of 43 years, Sita Kottapalli; sister, Kris Challapalli and her husband, Jon and their...
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Angela Curtiss

October 27, 2014

Angela Curtiss, 94, of Adelphi, Maryland, passed away Monday October 27, 2014 in Hospice of Chattanooga in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Angela loved her flowers and gardening. She also enjoyed going to the Opera and especially loved spending time with her family. She retired from the University of Maryland. Survivors include two sons, Henry P. Curtiss (Leta Fay) of Chattanooga, TN and Edgar Hurbert...
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Catherine M. Waterhouse

May 18, 1935 - October 27, 2014

Catherine M. Waterhouse passed away on Monday, October 27 at home. She was 79. Born in New Jersey, she lived in Crofton since 1968. She is survived by her daughters Brenda M. Waterhouse and Susan L. Waterhouse, both of Crofton. She was predeceased by two sisters and one brother. Cathy was an avid NASCAR fan and also enjoyed gardening and crocheting.
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Barbara Baker

August 27, 1932 - October 27, 2014

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David Arthur Staub

January 18, 1959 - October 26, 2014

David Arthur Staub, "Art" of Laurel, MD, passed away on Sunday, October 26, 2014. Art was born on January 18, 1959 in Gettysburg, PA to Robert Clayton Staub and Carol (nee Hardman) Staub. Art was raised in Emmitsburg, MD and it was in Emmitsburg that Art volunteered at his first fire company at the age of 16. After earning his AA degree he moved to Savage, MD to work for Howard County...
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Daniel Raphael Books

September 11, 1974 - October 25, 2014

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Yong Soon Kim

November 23, 1936 - October 25, 2014

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Rosalia Petalver Anivado

November 20, 1928 - October 24, 2014

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Dennis P. Lynch

November 26, 1936 - October 24, 2014

Dennis P. Lynch, originally from Harrisburg, PA was a Laurel resident for the past 44 years, passed away on Friday, October 25, 2014. Mr. Lynch was an electronic engineer who worked for the Naval Surface Weapons Center until he retired after 30 years of service. He enjoyed gardening, genealogy and was a world traveler. He was an avid walker and walked in all 50 states, all of the Canadian...
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Rita M. Wilson

October 24, 2014

Mrs. Rita M. Wilson passed away on Friday, October 24, 2014. Mrs. Wilson was originally from New York City. She had worked as an assembler for the Westinghouse Corp. She was predeceased by her husband George G. Wilson in 2012. Mrs. Wilson is survived by her daughter Kim Sherman, son Scott G. Wilson, and three grandchildren.
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Roy A. Higdon

October 24, 2014

Roy A. Higdon, of Laurel, MD, passed away on October 24, 2014. He was born and raised in Washington, DC. He was the owner and operator of R.A. Higdon and Son Roofing Company for over 30 years. Roy was also a member of the Laurel Moose Lodge. He was preceded in death by his wife of 30 years Patricia in July, 2014 and a daughter Diane Higdon. Roy is survived by his three sons Steve Higdon and...
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Rick Stone

July 26, 1955 - October 22, 2014

On Wednesday, October 22, 2014, Rick Stone passed away at his residence. He was born on July 26, 1955 to the late Charles and Elizabeth Stone. Rick loved hot rods, the beach and music. He attended many local car shows where he won numerous awards. Mr. Stone is survived by his daughter Crystal A. Parzow and her husband Sam, his brother Robert Stone and his wife Patti and two grandchildren Cailyn...
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Daniel "Dan" Wyant

October 21, 2014

DANIEL EVERETT WYANT On Tuesday, October 21st, Dan passed into Heaven from this life at the age of 75. He is survived by his dedicated wife of 52 years, Carol, his son, Brian, daughter-in-law, Christina, 3 grandchildren, David, Rebekah and Hannah, and his brother, Frederick. He was Valedictorian and Drum Major of Surrattsville High School in 1957. He was a graduate of the University of...
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Ginger Ann Fitzpatrick

October 21, 2014

Ginger Ann Fitzpatrick passed away on Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at Gilchrist Hospice, Columbia, MD, after a long and courageous battle with stage 4 pancreatic cancer. She was with us for 18 months; no doubt due to her indomitable spirit! Born and raised in Waynesboro, PA she relocated to Maryland in the early 1970's. She married her beloved husband Robert in 1975 becoming a "Navy wife,"...
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Thomas E. Gardner

November 3, 1935 - October 21, 2014

On October 21, 2014, Thomas E. Gardner of Columbia passed away at the age of 78. Devoted husband of 50 years to Ann L. Gardner (nee Jones); Beloved father of Sonya Johnson of Ellicott City and the late Kevin Gardner; and from a previous marriage, Teri Rayford and David Gardner of Indiana. Caring brother of Mary Della Kendrick of Indiana. He is also survived by a loving granddaughter, Jasmine...
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Nicholas Thomas Morrison

February 18, 1985 - October 19, 2014

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James Michael Lombardo

October 19, 2014

James Michael Lombardo passed away on October 19, 2014 at Doctor's Hospital in Lanham, MD. Born in New Jersey, he lived in the Laurel and Beltsville area most of his life. He was a network engineer for American Center for Physics Information Systems in College Park for the last 18 years. Jim was also an avid rescuer of German Shepherds and supporter of the VA German Shepherd Rescue in Sterling...
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Charles D. White

October 19, 1947 - October 18, 2014

Charles D. "Charlie" White died unexpectedly in Lewes, DE on Saturday, October 18th at the age of 66. Charles is survived by his wife of 42 years, Stephanie Metelits White and loving son Christopher White. He also leaves behind a younger brother, Craig White. Other close family members include his sister- and brother-in-law Jennifer and George Dorr, and his niece and nephew Stacey Bollinger...
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Chris Ray Woods

August 23, 1960 - October 16, 2014

Chris Ray Woods, age 54, of Jessup, MD, died Thursday, October 16, 2014, at his residence in Jessup, MD. He was born on August 23, 1960 to the late McClure Woods and the late Jacqueline Woods. Chris was raised in Beltsville, MD and graduated from High Point High School in 1979. Chris enjoyed computers and was considered by his family to be a "gamer". Chris is preceded in death by his...
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Helen M. Beaton

February 20, 1924 - October 15, 2014

Helen Mildred Beaton, 90, passed away peacefully October 15, 2014, at home, surrounded by family. Born February 20, 1924 to Fred and Mildred Douglas of Belleville, Ontario, Helen was an excellent student and a devoted sister and friend, maintaining childhood friendships her entire life. At 24, Helen married John Rogerson Beaton of Western Ontario and set aside her career to support his. Through...
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Alphonse Joseph Khoury

April 4, 1938 - October 15, 2014

Alphonse Joseph Khoury, 76, of Laurel, MD passed away on October 15, 2014 at his home. He was born on April 4, 1938 in Lebanon to the late Joseph and Efrozia Khoury. He moved from Beirut to the United States over 30 years. He earned a degree in Electrical Engineering and worked for General Electric and retired from Amtrak. Alphonse enjoyed gardening and Do-It-Yourself Projects at home. He...
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William Otho Robey

April 7, 1918 - October 13, 2014

William Otho Robey,96, passed away on October 13, 2014. He retired from Baxter Travenol, a Hospital Supply Company where he was a machinist. He was also a member of Laurel Masonic Lodge #149. He was preceded in death by his first wife Beryl, and second wife Margaret. Mr. Robey is survived by his sister Audrey Garrett. Memorial services will take place at 1:00 PM on October 27, 2014 at the...
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Gloria Elaine Bloomfield

April 19, 1918 - October 13, 2014

Gloria Elaine Bloomfield, age 96, passed away at Friends House in Sandy Spring, MD. She was born in Jamaica, on April 19, 1918, to the late Edwin and Vera Clarke. Gloria is survived by her loving sister Maysie I. Clarke. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, November 1, beginning at 1 pm, in the chapel of the Donaldson Funeral Home, P.A. Interment will be private.
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Brenda Kay Smith

January 25, 1946 - October 13, 2014

Brenda K. Smith, 68, of Bowie and formerly of Laurel passed away at Anne Arundel Medical Center on October 13, 2014. She was born on January 25, 1946 in West Virginia to the late Archie and Opal Quesenberry. Brenda graduated from High Point High School in 1964 and has worked as a daycare provider for the past 50 years. She loved spending time with her children, grandchildren, and daycare...
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Constance Dorothy Shackell Chall

October 12, 2014

Constance (Connie) Chall of Crownsville, Maryland, went to be with the Lord on October 12, 2014. She was born in Perth, Australia on May 3, 1921 to Lucy Ann and John Colin Shackell. She met the love of her life, Beverly Ray Chall, an American submarine sailor in 1942 at a dance when she was 20 and he was 18. They were married until his death in 1997 for 54 years and 9 months. Connie leaves...
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Norman Eugene Ogle, Jr.

August 20, 1929 - October 11, 2014

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Harry Lafayette Fielden, Jr.

October 12, 1922 - October 11, 2014

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Carey James Hill

January 28, 1969 - October 10, 2014

Carey James Hill, 45, of Baltimore City passed away on October 10, 2014 at his residence. He was born on January 28, 1969 to James Carey Hill and the late Jean Carter. Carey graduated from Hammond High School in 1987. He was a member of the RC Club and enjoyed boating, fishing, and video games. He liked listening to Eazy E, Eminem, LL Cool J, Beastie Boys and the Beach Boys. In addition to...
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Ethel Disney

August 1, 1926 - October 10, 2014

On October 10, 2014, Ethel Disney passed away at BMWC at the age of 88. Born on August 1, 1926, Ethel was a lifelong resident of Woodwardville. Devoted wife of 20 years to the late Martin A. Disney and wife of 15 years to the late George F. Cornell Sr.; Beloved mother of George G. Cornell Jr. of Glen Burnie, Marlene F. Brown of Ocean City and Theresa Disney-Lewis of Gambrills; Caring sister of...
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Rufus J. Handy

February 11, 1929 - October 7, 2014

On October 7, 2014, Rufus Joseph Handy of Odenton passed away surrounded by his loving family. He was 85. Devoted husband of 63 years to Mary D. Handy (nee Jones); Beloved father of Patricia A. Montgomery (and Donald) of Gambrills, Althea M. Handy of Baltimore City, Randolph J. Handy (and Kim Latimore) of Philadelphia, Karen J. Handy of Washington, D.C., and Darryl C. Handy (and Tara) of...
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Rosario " Shirley" Napagal Briggs

January 30, 1936 - October 7, 2014

Rosario Napagal Briggs of Severn, MD, passed away on Tuesday, October 7, 2014 at the Baltimore Washington Medical Center in Glen Burnie, MD, at the age of 78. Rosario was born on January 30, 1936 in the Philippines to the late Juan Napagal and Aurelia (Borje) Napagal. Shirley as she was known to her friends, is survived by her husband of 32 years, James Briggs; six children, Vhing Grita...
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Gian Singh Hora

February 12, 1935 - October 6, 2014

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Clifford Eric Kilpatrick

December 5, 1975 - October 3, 2014

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Jaxon Samuel Kilduff

September 30, 2014 - October 1, 2014

Jaxon Samuel Kilduff, passed away on Wednesday, October 1, 2014 at the Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, MD. Jax was born on September 30, 2014 and was the son of Sean Patrick Kilduff and Christie Marie Kilduff. Jax only lived for 12 hours and 4 minutes but his impact on our world will last our entire lifetime. His tiny fingers and beautiful face will not be forgotten. It's amazing that a...
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William J. Bowen, Jr.

June 2, 1925 - October 1, 2014

William J. Bowen Jr., 89, formerly of Scranton, Pa., passed away on Oct. 1, 2014, at Holy Cross Hospital in Silver Spring, Md., after a brief illness. Mr. Bowen was born in Scranton, and attended West Scranton High. He then joined the Army Air Corps in 1943, and served his country for 28 years in the U.S. Air Force. During his military career, Mr. Bowen graduated from the U.S. Air Force NCO...
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Daniel William Carl Hott

October 5, 1977 - October 1, 2014

Daniel William Carl Hott of Halethorpe, MD, passed away on Wednesday, October 1, 2014 at St. Agnes Hospital in Baltimore, MD, at the age of 36. Danny was born in Woodbridge, VA on October 5, 1977 to Donald J. and Donna D. Hott. He graduated from Meade High School in 1994. He served in the U.S. Navy for 2 years. He married Terina Hott, June 29, 2013. Danny had many jobs in his short...
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Ravichandra G. Shah

May 3, 1928 - September 30, 2014

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Rupa Y. Sheth

August 4, 1945 - September 29, 2014

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James Lamarr Kennedy

September 22, 1940 - September 27, 2014

On Saturday, September 27, 2014, James Lamarr Kennedy passed away at his home in Laurel. Mr. Kennedy was born in Raysal, WV on September 22, 1940 to the late James and Edith Kennedy. He was a US Army veteran and worked for the Department of the Interior for the last 45 years. While in the army, Mr. Kennedy was stationed at Fort Huachuca, in Arizona, and served as a medic. During his time with the...
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Everett "Ed" Burke

September 27, 2014

Mr. Everett "Ed" Burke, of Ashton, MD passed away on Saturday, September 27, 2014. He honorably served in the US Coast Guard where he retired from in 1967. He was a member of American Legion 217 in College Park, MD, the USCG Combat Veterans Association, the Elks, and the VFW. He was the son of the late Eva C. Hamilton, and brother of the late Marshall Hamilton. He is survived by his loving...
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Diane H Scholl

May 1, 1945 - September 25, 2014

Diane H. Scholl of Odenton, MD, passed away on Thursday, September 25, 2014 at the Mandrin Inpatient Care Center in Harwood, MD, at the age of 69. Diane is survived by her beloved husband of 51 years, Richard M. Scholl of Odenton, MD; three loving children, Charles Scholl of Odenton, MD, James Scholl of Silver Spring and Elisabeth Schneider and husband, Marc of Virginia Beach, VA; loving mother,...
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Michael T. Anderson

January 9, 1927 - September 22, 2014

Michael Thomas Anderson, passed away on Monday, September 22, 2014. He was a WWII veteran serving in the U.S. Army from 1945-1946. While serving, he earned the Pacific Campaign Medal. After WWII he worked for the Federal Government, retiring in 1982 from the Walter Reed Hospital with 37 years of service. Predeceased by his beloved wife of 60 years Edna Lucille Anderson. Father of Donna Bowie...
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Nandlal Gupta

May 6, 1946 - September 21, 2014

On Sunday September 21st, 2014, Nandlal "Nand" Gupta, beloved son of Jamuna Devi and Shiv Prasad from Assam, India, passed away. He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Champa "Neena" Gupta; three children, Deepak Gupta, Jyoti Gupta, and Punam Parikh; son in law, Amit Parikh; and grand-daughter, Kiran Lily Parikh. He is remembered as a business man, whose work can be seen across the world. A...
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Roy A. Bryan

January 5, 1917 - September 21, 2014

Col. Roy Ambrose Bryan, 97, died peacefully in his sleep on September 21, 2014. Roy was born on January 5, 1917 in New York City (Manhattan), the sixth child of Louis Kay and Beatrice May (Maloney) Bryan. Following his graduation from St. John Preparatory School, Col. Bryan enlisted in the Army in 1935, advancing rapidly and holding every rank from Private E-1 to Colonel 0-6. He was...
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Marcella Mary Salvant

January 18, 1939 - September 19, 2014

MARCELLA SALVANT, 75 Marcella Salvant, age 75 of the Odenton/Ft. Meade community, passed away on Friday, September 19, 2014 after a battle with breast cancer. She was born in New Orleans, Louisiana to Melba Mae White and Carlton Broussard on January 18, 1939. Marcella was a saved believer in the Lord Jesus Christ and trusted Him for eternal life. Marcella attended the Mississippi public...
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Ruth L. Murray

June 5, 1921 - September 19, 2014

Ruth L. Murray of Cambridge, MD, passed away on Friday, September 19, 2014 at the University of Maryland Shore Medical Center at Dorchester in Cambridge, MD, at the age of 93. Ruth was born on June 5, 1921 in Mt. Pleasant, PA. Ruth is survived by three of her sons, Victor L. Murray and his wife, Jerita of Federalsburg, MD, Jerry A. Murray and his wife, Rhoda of New Freedom, PA and Dale R....
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Janice Marie Bozeman

February 11, 1946 - September 18, 2014

Janice Marie Bozeman – September 18, 2014 Janice Marie Bozeman passed away on September 18, 2014 at the University of Maryland's Medical Center in Baltimore, MD. She was born on February 11, 1946, in lPolk County, Florida, to the late Emmett and Agnes Inez Bozeman. She moved to Maryland when she was 18 years old and stayed in the Washington, D.C. area. She was employed as a Baker and retired...
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Marie Ellen Gray

February 18, 1924 - September 18, 2014

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Dorothy Marguerite Gilbride

February 27, 1926 - September 17, 2014

Dorothy Marguerite Gilbride passed away on September 17. 2014 at her home in Laurel, Maryland. She was born on February 27, 1926 in New Midway, Frederick County, Maryland, to the late Harvey Keeney and Lena Holtz. She is survived by her devoted husband, R. James Gilbride whom she met 40 years ago when they both worked in the Montgomery County school system. In their early years of dating and...
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Virgie L. Wyvell

July 25, 1940 - September 17, 2014

Virgie L. Wyvell, 74, passed away on September 17, 2014 at Gilchrist Hospice Care of Howard County. She was born on July 25, 1940 in Paris, Texas. She resided in Lubbock, TX before moving to Columbia, MD 25 years ago. She was employed by SGM Bindery in Baltimore for 10 years. She recently received her Associates Degree from Howard County Community College. She loved to paint and travel. ...
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Esther O. Tucker

September 16, 2014

Esther O. Tucker (Sis) of Laurel passed away on Tuesday, September 16, 2014. She is survived by four children, Bennie J. Northcraft and husband Scott, Nancy L. Kissner and husband Ed., Patricia A. Rogers and husband Vince, and Howard E. Tucker, Jr., and husband Patrick, 10 grandchildren, and 11 great-grandchildren. She is predeceased by her husband of 65 years, Howard E. Tucker, Sr., parents...
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Beatrice "Patricia" Ladebush

May 25, 1935 - September 13, 2014

On September 13, 2014, Beatrice S. "Patricia" Ladebush passed away at home. She was 79. Born in Shenandoah, Pennsylvania, she has lived in Hanover since 1983. Devoted wife of 59 years to the late Robert E. Ladebush; beloved mother of Steven, Bobby, Michael and Jimmy Ladebush; cherished grandmother of three. Patricia proudly served her country as a member of the United States Army. A homemaker,...
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Melvin Lee Bradberry, Jr.

September 12, 2014

Melvin Lee Bradberry, Jr. passed away on September 12, 2014. A lifelong resident of Laurel, he attended Meade High School. He was a lover of fishing and motorcycles. He is survived by his parents Vicki Leigh and Melvin Lee Bradberry, Sr., his dear little girl Mariah Bradberry and her mother Sandra Mae Walker, two brothers Michael and Timothy Bradberry, his grandfather Harry Bradberry, and...
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Frances Hands

August 6, 1924 - September 12, 2014

On September 12, 2014, Frances Hands (nee Walsh) of Odenton passed away at the age of 90. Devoted wife of 59 years to Charles B. Hands; beloved mother of Brian C. Hands of Arizona and Nina F. Bruno of New York; Caring sister of Joanne Reedy of New York and Nellie (Katie) Shanley of Indiana; Cherished grandmother of 5. She was predeceased by her brother Al Walsh and her sister Mary Kempner....
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Rodney L. Smith

December 30, 1957 - September 11, 2014

Rodney L. Smith, 56, past away at his home on September 11, 2014, after a courageous battle against cancer. Born on December 30, 1957, in Ohio and raised in West Virginia. Rod was the son of the late Jack and Edna Smith. Rod resided in Laurel for over 35yrs. He worked as a groom for 20+ yrs at many of the local horse tracks including Laurel, Bowie and Pimlico before working as a truck...
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Gurdeep Kaur

August 10, 1933 - September 11, 2014

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Dolores Becraft Alcorn

September 9, 2014

Dolores Becraft Alcorn passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014. She was born in Maryland on June 4, 1935 to Albert and Gladys Becraft. Mrs. Alcorn is preceded in death by her husband Newell Alcorn, and a brother Warren Becraft. She is survived by her loving family Lynn Athey Brookman, Kenny Alcorn, Melissa Nedbalek, Joseph Nedbalek, Jr. She is also survived by Ralph and Alvin Becraft...
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Sankar Saha

January 5, 1943 - September 7, 2014

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David Elliot Dodge

September 6, 2014

David Elliot Dodge passed away on September 6, 2014. No services are scheduled at this time.
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Florence P. Keyser

January 19, 1929 - September 6, 2014

Florence P. Keyser "Nonna" Sadly on Saturday, September 6, 2014 as the sun was shining, Florence P. Keyser peacefully passed away to claim her angel wings and to be reunited with her loving husband William Joseph Keyser, sister Rita Felton and parents Joseph and Catherine Pino. Born January 19, 1929, Mrs. Keyser grew up in Washington, DC. She was loved and cherished by all who had the...
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Wimona L. Hill

February 6, 1975 - September 3, 2014

Wimona Lucille Hill, age 39, of Laurel, MD, died Wednesday, September 3, 2014 in Laurel, MD. She was the daughter of Ronald Hill, Sr. of Laurel, MD and Martha (nee Carpenter) Hill of Mobile, AL. Wimona is survived by her son, DeShon Anderson, Jr. of Laurel, MD and her brother Ronald Hill, Jr. of Jessup, MD. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews. "Mona" was a graduate of...
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Natverbhai Sukhabhai Patel

August 15, 1939 - September 3, 2014

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June Marie Gustavson

February 20, 1949 - September 3, 2014

June Marie Gustavson, 65, of Laurel passed away on September 3, 2014 at Gilchrist Hospice Center in Columbia. She was born on February 20, 1949 in Brooklyn, New York. She was a homemaker and enjoyed traveling and crocheting. She is survived by her devoted husband of 46 years Kent Gustavson; loving children Stacey Gustavson and her husband Juber Torres and Keith Gustavson; brother Bob...
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