Our Obituaries

Barbara Marie Eagleston

September 16, 1942 - September 22, 2017

Barbara Marie Eagleston, 75, passed away peacefully at home on Friday, September 22, 2017 in Bowie, Maryland after her battle with cancer. She was born in Washington, DC on September 16, 1942 to Rita and Lawrence Haggerty.Wed to Mike Eagleston, who precedes her in death, on July 6, 1977, Barbara built a life filled with a loving family, loud laughter and vibrant memories. She had an infectious...
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Joseph Calvin King

April 23, 1926 - September 17, 2017

Joseph Calvin King of Bowie, Maryland passed away on Sunday, September 17, 2017. Joseph was the husband of the late Mary T. King; father of Tomas J. King, James "Jamie S. King and his wife Traci and the late Carol Stone; brother of the late Nancy Welte; grandfather of Kelley Stone, Amy Tomer and Nolan King. Services are private.
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Terry Lee Francisco

May 14, 1939 - September 12, 2017

Terry Lee Francisco, also referred to by many as "Cisco", was born in Bluefield, West Virginia on May 14, 1939, to the late Amos and Maxine Francisco. He was the second to the oldest of three brothers and several step-brothers and sisters. At a young age, Terry was destined to be an artist. He enjoyed drawing cartoons and created little books that when flipping the pages displayed like a movie...
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Vera Igorevna Shchegoleva

September 18, 1951 - September 8, 2017

Vera Shchegoleva of Bowie, Maryland passed away on Friday, September 8, 2017. Vera was the wife of the late Mikhail V. Shchegolev; mother of Mariamna Van Culin and her husband Chris Carlin; grandmother of Rachel Van Culin and Jason Carlin. Family and friends will gather from 10 am until time of service at 12 noon on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at the Robert E. Evans Funeral Home, 16000...
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Michael John Del Santo,

May 8, 1930 - September 7, 2017

Michael J. Del Santo, 87, a retired Army Colonel and resident of Crofton, MD passed away on September 7, 2017 peacefully in his sleep.Colonel Del Santo was born in Barrington, RI on May 8, 1930. He was a graduate of La Salle Academy in Providence, RI and Norwich University in Northfield, Vermont.During his 26-year Army career, he served in several stateside locations which included the Pentagon...
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Ronald Jesse Bacorn

December 9, 1939 - September 1, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Robert E. Evans Funeral Home, Bowie, MD.
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Sigismund Wilberforce Gordon

February 4, 1927 - August 30, 2017

Sigismund Wilberforce Gordon, Sr., a resident of Springdale, MD, found peace on August 30, 2017. Sigismund was born in Guabito, Panama, on February 4, 1927. He migrated to the United States in 1955.He was a Merchant Marine from 1960 to 1988, and prior to the Merchant Marines he was in the Airforce where he played the Saxophone in the Airforce Band, he was enlisted from 1956 to 1960. Sigismund...
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Robert Lee Mercilliott

April 3, 1939 - August 26, 2017

Robert Lee Mercilliott of North Beach, Maryland formerly of Bowie, Maryland passed away on Saturday, August 26, 2017 at Georgetown University Hospital in Washington D.C. Robert is the husband of Mary Mercilliott; father of Donald Lee Mercilliott and his wife Eileen, Marc Hugh Mercilliott and his wife Julie and Matthew Everett Roberts and his wife Megan and the late Donna Lynette Mercilliott;...
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Herbert Robert Davis

February 17, 1928 - August 25, 2017

On Friday, August 25, 2017 of Crofton, MD; Son of the late Charles B. and Cinderella N. Davis; father of Denise L. Johnston (Michael), Vickie D. Miles (Edwin), Linda J. Davis, Carol M. Ray, Sherri L. Carroll and Donald Davis; Grandfather of Matthew, Timothy, Pamela, and Scott Johnston, Melissa and Emilee Miles, Sally Bartolotta, Carolyne Williams, Daniel, and Sean Skellinger, Michael, Jonathon...
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Everett A. Huffman

August 7, 1928 - August 19, 2017

Huffman, Everett Arlon, 89, a longtime resident of Lanham, MD, found peace on August 19, 2017 while surrounded by his family. Everett was born on August 7, 1928 in McComas, WV, and as a young man served his country as a U.S. Marine. He later earned his B.S. Degree in Civil Engineering from Virginia Tech, and upon graduation began working for the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission in...
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James Bartley Donahue

May 30, 1933 - August 3, 2017

James "Jim" Bartley Donahue, 84, a 56 year resident of New Carrollton, MD, who previously lived in Adelphi, MD, passed on August 3, 2017 due to pneumonia and cardiac complications. Jim was born on May 30, 1933 in Providence, Rhode Island; his schooling consisted to one year of college and military schools related to his job classification. Jim worked for NSA until his retirement in 1984 as a...
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Erlinda Castro

June 6, 1940 - July 31, 2017

Erlinda S. Castro, on July 31, 2017, "Linda", beloved wife of Delfin M Castro, entered into eternal rest. She was a devoted mother to Joseph and Ann Castro, Danilo and Geraldine Castro, Jennifer and William Hines, and Camilo "Bert" Castro; and a cherished grandmother to Dean Castro, Daisy Castro, Ethan Hines, and Logan Hines. Linda was the daughter of the late Pedro and...
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Albert Peter Schneider

October 6, 1955 - July 31, 2017

Albert Peter Schneider, Jr. 61, a lifelong Bowie resident, MD, found peace on July 31, 2017. Albert was born on October 6, 1955 in Cheverly, MD, was a graduate of Bowie High School, and enjoyed shopping online and cooking.Albert is survived by his son, Kevin David Schneider, of Bowie, MD, his sisters, Alberta R. Keeney of Black Forest, CO, and Helen Fay Schneider of Bowie, MD.The family invites...
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Thomas Albert Sears

March 11, 1937 - July 30, 2017

THOMAS ALBERT SEARS JR.MARCH 11, 1937 - JULY 30, 2017Thomas Albert "Tom" Sears Jr., 80, of Upper Marlboro MD died Sunday July 30, 2017 at Washington Hospital Center in Washington DC.Tom was born March 11, 1937 in Washington DC to the late Thomas Albert and Evelyn Lillian Jones Sears.He was a graduate of Frederick Sasser High School in Upper Marlboro MD and attended the University of Maryland in...
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Antoinette Mary Rieu

May 24, 1927 - July 30, 2017

Antoinette Mary Rieu of Bowie, Maryland passed away on Sunday, July 30, 2017. Born May 24, 1927 to Michael A. and Mary F. (Zak) Redzinak, in Donora, PA. Antoinette is the wife of the late Lt Col. Emile H. Rieu, USAF (Ret.); mother of Dennis C. Rieu, Emile H. Rieu, Jr. and his wife Mary, Timothy J. Rieu and his wife Kimberly, Edward M. Rieu and the late Richard J. Rieu; sister of the late Helen...
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Gloria Ann Fierstein

January 12, 1933 - July 24, 2017

Gloria A. Fierstein (nee" Brocato)Passed away on July 24, 2017. Gloria was preceded in death by her loving husband, Donald N. Fierstein, Sr. She is survived by her children, Donald N. Fierstein, Jr. (Shelley), Sharon Fierstein, Jean Marie Davis and Steve Fierstein; her grandchildren, Kristina Fierstein, Kady Davis, Haley Davis, Joey Fierstein, Billy Fierstein, Molly Fierstein, John Fierstein...
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Kathryn W. Munnelly

June 20, 1925 - July 18, 2017

Munnelly, Kathryn "Kitty" W., 92, of Bowie, MD, found peace on July 18, 2017. Kitty was born on June 20, 1925 in Bronx, NY, she worked as an elevator operator in the Waldorf Astoria in New York, and later when she had her family she became a homemaker. She is most remembered for her beautiful smile she shared. Kitty enjoyed volunteering with the "Ladies by the Sea" and at the Holy...
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Grady W. Parks

June 8, 1932 - July 11, 2017

Grady Walter Parks of Lanham, Maryland passed away on Tuesday, July 11, 2017. Grady is the husband of Reathel B. Parks; father of Teresa A. Murphy and her husband Neal and Donna L. Parks and her fiancé Joe; brother of Grace Taylor, Carrie Mae Galloway and the late Ernestine Nicol; grandfather of Garrett L. Murphy and Jeremy R. Murphy. Family will receive friends at the Robert E. Evans...
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Robert Harold Richards

November 14, 1936 - July 10, 2017

Robert Harold Richards 1936 -- 2017 On Monday, July 10, 2017 of Bowie, Maryland. Husband of the late Marilyn Louise Richards; father of Susan Richards White (Michael) and the late Marcia Richards; brother of William and James Richards; grandfather of Abigail and Benjamin Dinegar, and Malcolm White. A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 1 pm, Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at Sacred Heart...
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Thomas F. Hegarty

October 14, 1933 - July 8, 2017

Thomas "Tom" Francis Hegarty, 83, of Camden DE, formerly a 40 year resident of Bowie, MD, found peace on July 8, 2017, surround by his family. Tom was born on October 14, 1933 in Philadelphia, PA and was a graduate of West Catholic High School & Temple University.He worked as an electrical engineer with AT&T for 34 years in Philadelphia and Washington DC.Tom served his country in the U.S....
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Theodore Jay Ankeney

March 5, 1943 - July 6, 2017

On July 6, 2017, Ted, 74, passed away peacefully at his home in Bowie, MD, after a brief battle with cancer. For 52 years he was the beloved husband of Mary Arleen Ankeney. He was the loving father of two daughters, Rachel Thorn (Robert) and Alison Boyer (Michael) and the loving grandfather of Nicholas and Ian Boyer-all in the Seattle area. Ted was born in Pittsburgh, PA, to Theodore Dick and...
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Kevin Sean Cady

February 25, 1989 - July 4, 2017

Kevin "Kev" Sean Cady, 28, of Bowie, MD, found peace on July 4, 2017. Kev was born in Silver Spring, MD on February 25, 1989, and attended St. Pius school from 1995 to 2003, and then St. Vincent Pallotti High School from 2003 to 2007. Kevin was working for Pennoyer Construction at the time of his passing.Kevin enjoyed music, reading and spending time with his dog Kala. Kevin is survived by his...
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Courtney B. Birckhead

April 26, 1922 - July 4, 2017

Courtney Brennan Birckhead of Grasonville, Maryland and formerly of Bowie, Maryland, and Lakeland Florida, passed away on July 4, 2017. He was born April 26, 1922 in Friendship Maryland to Courtney and Edna (Brennan) Birckhead. He attended school at Maryland Park. Later he enrolled in Electrical School in Takoma Park, Md. In 1942 he enlisted in the Navy and served in Norfolk, Virginia, Atlantic...
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Charles Oliver Sechler

January 18, 1947 - July 4, 2017

Charles "Charlie" Oliver Sechler, 70, of Bowie, MD found peace after a lengthy illness on July 4, 2017. Charlie was born in Allentown, PA, on January 18, 1947, early in his life, Charlie joined the U.S. Army, serving his country during the Vietnam War, and he later worked as a steamfitter and belonged to Steamfitters Local 602. Charlie is survived by his beloved wife, Nancy A. Sechler, whom he...
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Valarie Ann Luers

July 5, 1925 - June 30, 2017

Valarie Ann "Billie" Luers of Bowie, Maryland passed away on Friday, June 30, 2017. Billie is the wife of the late Bernard W. Luers, Sr.; mother of Valarie J. Dieudonne and the late Bernard W. Luers, Jr. and Ann Luers; sister of the late Eileen Marcos, Calvert and Carlyle Lancaster; grandmother of David Luers, Suzanne Crawford, Justine Bedard and Shelby Dieudonne. Valarie is also...
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Lina Emily Bowers

February 26, 1929 - June 28, 2017

A Life Well Lived ... Lina E. Bowers Lina Emily Bowers was born on February 26, 1929 to Rosa and Moses P. Bowers, Sr. in Clarksville, VA. She was one of three children. Lina attended elementary, junior and senior high school in Virginia. She completed her education at Virginia State University.Lina's passion and curiosity for learning prompted her training in education. She taught business...
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Anne Minerva Sciannella

February 25, 1946 - June 27, 2017

Anne Minerva Sciannella of Seabrook, Maryland passed away on Tuesday, June 27, 2017. Anne is the wife of Anthony A. Sciannella; mother of Kimberley A. Wasuchno and her husband John and Anthony A. Sciannella, Jr. and his wife Susan; sister of Herman Fixsen and Michelle Curtin and her husband Greg; grandmother of Donald J. Thorpe and his wife Mika, Christopher Blaise Thorpe, and Kaleigh Wasuchno;...
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Harlan W. Tucker

April 15, 1923 - June 17, 2017

Tucker, Harlan Winthrop, 94, a 53-year resident of Bowie, MD, passed away suddenly on June 17, 2017. Born on April 15, 1923, in Fairplay, CO, Col. Tucker was a graduate of West Point in 1946, and received an MBA from Harvard University in 1949. He served his country for 30 years, during WWII, Korea, and in Vietnam, where he earned a bronze star. During his military career, he served in the U.S....
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Emily Mary Goldman

June 17, 1951 - June 17, 2017

Emily Mary Goldman of Bowie, Maryland passed away on Saturday, June 17, 2017. Emily is the wife of Brian Goldman; Mother of Joanna Lee Hall (George), Gregory Marc Goldman (Melissa) and Celeste J. Behsmann (Tim); sister of Tricia Arter Flanagan (Edward), Richard S. Arter (Beverly), Michael Arter (Marguerite), Stephen E. Arter, Raymond Arter (Kate), Kevin VonArter (Kasey Nickler) and the late...
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Floyd Harold Holmgrain

November 19, 1928 - June 16, 2017

November 19, 1928 - June 16, 2017Dr. Floyd Harold Holmgrain Jr, Lt. Col., USAF, (Retired) of Mitchellville, Maryland, age 88, passed away peacefully on Friday, June 16, 2017 in Annapolis, Maryland. Floyd served as an officer in the United States Air Force for 28 years where he received numerous awards and commendations. He also served as a negotiator for the Organization of American States (OAS)...
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Clifford Taylor

August 24, 1948 - June 12, 2017

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Robert Joseph Hysan

September 23, 1949 - June 4, 2017

Hysan, Robert Joseph, 67, of Bowie MD, passed suddenly at his home on June 4, 2017. Robert was born on September 23, 1949 in Washington DC to Joseph Robert Hysan and the late Virginia Louise Cummings Hysan, their youngest child. Robert received his education at the University of Maryland, with a degree in History. He worked as a teacher's aide for the Chapel Forge Early Childhood Center. He...
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Sharon O. Baxter

August 26, 1941 - June 4, 2017

Sharon Offutt Baxter (75) of Davidsonville MD and Englewood FL, formerly of Kettering MD, died on Sunday, June 4, 2017 from complications related to ovarian cancer. Predeceased by her parents, Marvin Earl Offutt Sr. and Flora Evelyn Walker, and her brothers Marvin Offutt Jr. and Warren Offutt, Sharon is survived by her eighth-grade sweetheart and husband of 55 years, Thomas F. Baxter Jr, their...
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Marjorie Lee Ntakounakis

September 10, 1938 - May 31, 2017

Marjorie Lee Ntakounakis of Bowie, Maryland passed away on Wednesday, May 31, 2017. Marjorie is the beloved wife of the late Kostantinos Ntakounakis; loving mother of Maria Woods and her husband Albert, Robert Ntakounakis and Elizabeth Boyer and her husband James; sister of the late Elizabeth Watkins, Mary Ann Sutton, Martha Brock, Helen Dew, J.C., Robert and Billy Bryant; grandmother of David...
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Sharon Lynn Becraft

September 11, 1953 - May 20, 2017

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Margaretta Burd Brooks

January 14, 1919 - May 20, 2017

Margaretta Burd Reichard Brooks, born January 14, 1919 was the last surviving daughter of Ernest J. and Ina Bowers Reichard of Chambersburg, PA. Margaretta died on May 20, 2017 at the wonderful age of 98. For most of her life she lived in Rockville, MD and for the past 23 years she was a resident of Genesis Shady Grove Nursing Center in Rockville, MD. She was a Lutheran.She survived her 9...
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Lois Ann Tomlinson

November 15, 1931 - May 19, 2017

Lois Ann Tomlinson, 85, a 40-year resident of Bowie, Maryland, passed away on May 19, 2017 in Mansfield, TX. Lois was born on November 15, 1931 in Johnstown, PA to Nick and Susan (Piro) Distefano. She graduated from Johnstown High School in 1949. She went on to receive a BA (Magna cu Laude; Phi Beta Kappa) and a MA (Full Tuition Fellowship) from the University of Pittsburgh.Lois had a long and...
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Joyce Francine Lang

May 13, 1942 - May 19, 2017

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David Lester Thomas

November 19, 1934 - May 16, 2017

David Lester Thomas, Sr., of Glenn Dale, MD, passed away on Tuesday, May 16, 2017, at age 82. Only the effects of a lifetime of living with Asbestosis could stop the big heart of the man affectionately known as Davie Dumplin. He is survived by his beloved wife of 64 years, Miriam Moore Thomas, son David Lester Thomas, Jr. (Sarah), and daughters Amy Marie Thomas (Kate McInnerney), and Holly...
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George H. Braxton

April 3, 1938 - May 14, 2017

Colonel (U.S. Army, Ret.) George Herbert Braxton was born to Herbert and Lillian Braxton on April 3, 1938 in Newport News, Virginia. Upon receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree from Hampton Institute (now Hampton University) in 1961, he was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the Military Police Corps. George's military education included the FBI National Academy, United States Army Command and...
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James Cunningham Perry

July 29, 1931 - May 11, 2017

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Sandra L. Contois

December 24, 1934 - May 11, 2017

Sandra Contois of Bowie, MD passed away on 05/11/17 after a prolonged struggle with terminal cancer. She is survived by her husband, George Paul Contois, and her beloved son, Charles Andrew Contois. Sandra was an honorary graduate of the School of Music at Northwestern University achieving a Master of Music degree in 1956. Sandra went on to pursue a career as a music instructor and educator in...
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Lawrence John Huber

April 9, 1937 - May 6, 2017

Lawrence John Huber of Bowie, Maryland passed away on Saturday, May 6, 2017. Lawrence is the husband of the late Sandra Jane Huber; father of Catherine Moore and her husband Timothy and Patricia Watkins and her husband Jim; brother of the late James W. Huber; grandfather of Ryan Christopher Mills, James Lawrence and Sandra Ashleigh Moore. Family will receive friends at the Robert E. Evans...
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Judith Anne Sullivan

March 5, 1942 - May 5, 2017

Born March 5, 1942Judy, loving and beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and friend, died Friday, May 5, ending a six year battle with cancer. Her struggle was one of courage and grace, with always a smile for family, friends, and caregivers.Judy leaves her husband James, daughters Kimberly Wilson and Kathleen Sullivan-Bird, grandchildren Nicholas and Luke Wilson, Kyle and Emily Bird, cousins Diane...
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Henry A. Spence

May 30, 1944 - May 5, 2017

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Tyler Ray Hibbs

January 3, 1990 - April 30, 2017

Tyler Ray Hibbs, 27, went home to be with the Lord on April 30, 2017 losing his battle with addiction. He grew up in Odenton, Maryland and most recently resided in West Palm Beach, Florida. Tyler was born at Holy Cross Hospital in Silver Spring, Maryland on January 3, 1990 to Tina (Kolac) Hibbs and Tom Hibbs. His brief life was truly remarkable. He was a strong willed and happy-go-lucky child...
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Annie Odelia Jones Fernandez

April 30, 1946 - April 16, 2017

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John F. Kirchhoff

May 25, 1929 - April 16, 2017

John F. Kirchhoff of Bluemont, Virginia formerly of Bowie, Maryland passed away on Sunday, April 16, 2017. John is the husband of the late Beatrice Faith Kirchhoff; father of Robert A. Kirchhoff and his wife Debra and Suzanne Harvey and her husband Curt; brother of the late Alan Kirchhoff; grandfather of Robert B. Miller, Jr. (Ainsley Anthony), John D. Miller (Rebecca), Emily R. Dahl (Matthew...
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Lynette Marie Morissette

October 9, 1984 - April 15, 2017

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Kathleen Owens

February 19, 1953 - April 13, 2017

Kathleen "Kathy" (Kennedy) Owens, 64, of Crofton, MD passed away at her home after a two year battle with cancer. Kathy was born in Jersey City, NJ to Henry and Margaret Kennedy, the second of six children. After graduating, she began her career as an executive secretary in Central New Jersey before moving to Maryland in 1976, where she then worked in the title insurance business until her...
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Manuel W. Roman, M.D.

August 13, 1934 - April 7, 2017

Roman Wigberto Manuel, M.D.On April 7, 2017 of Bowie, MD. Beloved husband of Patricia K. Roman; loving father of Karen Ryon (Tim) and Dr. Nancy L. Roman; devoted grandfather of Justin Ryon. Manuel was preceded in death by his parents Rigoberto and Ramona Roman. A viewing will be held at the Robert E. Evans Funeral Home, 16000 Annapolis Road, Bowie, MD on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 from 5:30...
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Donald J. Christopher

September 23, 1929 - April 3, 2017

Donald John 'DJ' Christopher (87)was surrounded by his family as he passed peacefully on April 3, 2017, following a brief illness. Born in Syracuse, NY in 1929 to Winifred Lynch Christopher and Lincoln Christopher. Beloved father, he is survived by sons, Donald and Michael, grandchildren, Rachel, Nathan, Courtney, and Marie, and great grandchildren, Landon and Chase. DJ resided in...
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Ernest Richard Smith

December 12, 1953 - March 26, 2017

Smith, Ernest "Skeeter" Richard, 63 of Bowie, MD, went to be with the Lord on March 26, 2017. Ernest was born in Cheverly, MD on December 12, 1954 to Mary and Walter Smith. Following his graduation from University of Maryland School of Law, Ernest worked for Fannie Mae as a Market Research Manager from 1988 to 2001. His hobbies and interest included, painting, rock collecting, gardening and...
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Dorothy K. Cowan

May 9, 1922 - March 23, 2017

Dorothy K. Cowan of Bowie, Maryland passed away on Thursday, March 23, 2017. Dorothy is the wife of the late Handy Truitt Cowan; mother of Mark T. Cowan and his wife Sandy and Oden H. Cowan and his wife Zara; sister of the late "Baby Sis" and "Uncle Bob"; grandmother of Lee McMichael and her husband Drew and Nick, Daniel, Matthew, and Mikayla Cowan. Dorothy is also survived by seven great...
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Bernard Augustus Tretick

August 25, 1932 - March 23, 2017

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Rosalie Vartouhie Chorbajian

May 24, 1927 - March 19, 2017

Rosalie V. (Gazoorian) Chorbajian, age 89, of Bowie, MD passed away surrounded by family on Sunday, March 19, 2017 at Prince George's Hospital Center in Cheverly, MD.She was born on May 24, 1927 in Worcester, MA, to daughter of Sarkis and Maritza (Babolian) Gazoorian and graduated from North High School and Salter Secretarial School, both in Worcester, MA. She worked for 35 years for the United...
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James Owens

July 22, 1926 - March 17, 2017

James Owens, 90, a 54 year resident of New Carrolton, MD, went to the Lord on March 17, 2017 after a sudden illness. James, known to his family and friends as Jim, was born on July 22, 1926 and was raised in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. James was a greyhound bus driver for most of his life. In his early life Jim was a Corporal in the US Army during WWII. James enjoyed attending Grace Baptist...
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Mary H. Griffith

February 25, 1927 - March 15, 2017

Mary Hoffmaster Griffith, 90, formerly a 39 year resident of Lanham, MD, and now of Rehoboth Beach, DE, found peace on March 15, 2017. Mary was born on February 25, 1927 in Shenandoah Junction, WV, and attended high school at Harpers Ferry High. Mary worked for the Washington Gas Light Company; she was the first woman in her position, working her way up in the company to an adjuster position. ...
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Delta Bohlander

November 13, 1924 - March 3, 2017

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Thomas Gary Stumpf

March 26, 1940 - February 28, 2017

On Feb. 28th, 2017 Thomas "Tom" Stumpf died of brain cancer peacefully at home under Hospice Care. Tom was born on March 26, 1940 in Lakemont, PA to George and Geraldine (née Corl) Stumpf. Tom is survived by his wife Theresa (Teri), his nieces, Judy Gooding, Jackie Ford, and nephew, Mark Owens, and by his beloved dogs Rocky and Gidgit. Tom served in the Air Force 1958 to 1964. ...
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Natalie Ann Iorio

July 31, 1933 - February 26, 2017

Natalie "Cookie" Iorio(July 31, 1933 - February 26, 2017) - 83 years oldCookie was Born in Jersey City, NJ, the beloved Daughter of Donato Moramarco, a Barese immigrant who came to America by himself at age 16, and Marie Louise Zazzarino. The former Miss Jersey City, a true natural beauty and gifted swimmer, was the last surviving sibling to Lucy Moramarco, Bill Moramarco and Teresa Gilmartin...
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Lloyd Henry Gilmour

October 3, 1945 - February 26, 2017

The harness racing community lost one its most beloved members on Sunday with the sudden passing of Lloyd H. Gilmour (71). Lovingly known as "Fuzzy" by his many friends & family. His laugh and sense of humor will be something that we will all remember.He leaves his wife of 31 years, Jan Gilmour and sons Bret & Dale Gilmour and granddaughter, MacKenzie.He is survived by siblings, Phyllis...
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William Edward Vaughan

August 16, 1926 - February 25, 2017

William E. Vaughan "Bumps" Passed away on February 25, 2017. He was 90 years old and preceded in death by wives, Jeanne A. and Esther Vaughan, and longtime companion, Jane Chick. Survived by sons, Rock (Michelle), Dale, and Michael Vaughan; sister, Donna Eskins; and granddaughters, Nicole, Kendall, Morgan and Katherine Vaughan. Bumps was raised in Colmar Manor and is a graduate of Bladensburg...
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Joyce Leola Callahan

February 1, 1930 - February 20, 2017

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John William Mills

July 28, 1948 - February 19, 2017

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Elaine Frances Davis

July 9, 1927 - February 13, 2017

The family would like to invite friends to a visitation on Saturday, February 18, 2016 from 1 to 3 PM at the Robert E. Evans Funeral Home, 16000 Annapolis Rd Bowie MD 20715Service and Burial are PrivateArrangements under the direction of Robert E. Evans Funeral Home, Bowie, MD.
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Mia Rose Sofia Ladino

January 20, 2017 - February 5, 2017

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Joyce Davis Ciarrocchi

June 3, 1935 - February 3, 2017

Joyce Brazie Davis Ciarrocchi (81) passed away on February 3, 2017 at Kris Leigh Assisted Living Home in Severna Park Maryland. She was born on June 3, 1935 in New York City to Oscar King Davis and Helen Brazie Davis.Joyce grew up in Binghamton, New York and graduated from Binghamton Central High School in 1953. After high school she attended Elmira College in New York, graduating in 1957 with a...
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Herman Victor Triplett

August 6, 1939 - February 1, 2017

Herman Victor Triplett, Sr. passed away on Wednesday, February 1, 2017. Herman was born to the late Mary Louise and the late Virgil Victor Triplett on August 6, 1939 in Carthage, Missouri. Herman was the older of two children and was predeceased by his younger brother Alfred. Herman graduated from Carthage High School in 1957. Herman was known for being quite the athlete, playing high school...
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Beatrice Ann Keating

July 21, 1934 - January 31, 2017

Beatrice Ann Keating, 82, a 53 year resident of Lanham, MD.,went to be with the Lord on January 31, 2017 after an eighteenmonth illness.Beatrice was born in Brookside, AL on July 21, 1934 to John andAnna Sokira and was the youngest of eleven children. She attendedand graduated from Brookside High School. After raising herfamily, she worked as a receptionist at the University of Marylandfrom 2000...
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Anneliese Newman

October 13, 1923 - January 25, 2017

Anneliese Newman of Upper Marlboro, Maryland passed away on Wednesday, January 25, 2017. Anneliese is the wife of the late Samuel Newman; mother of Glenn P. Newman and his wife Diana, and Catherine L. DeJonge and her husband Douglas; sister of Waltraud Hutter, Lia Uscoiu, Eugene, Bruno, Joseph, Sigfried and Freddy Haner; grandmother of Katelyn Byma and her husband Josh, Karianne Rankins and her...
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Vivian Joyce Barker

February 17, 1931 - January 25, 2017

Vivian Joyce Barker, of Odenton, MD, passed away on Wednesday, January 25, 2017, from complications due to a stroke. She was born in Callaway, Nebraska, but spent much of her childhood in Hyannis, Nebraska. She was preceded in death by her parents, Floyd Barker and Edith Morrell, her stepfather, Robert Morrell, and her brothers, Donald and Charles Barker. She is survived by her sister, Maxine...
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Joel Michael Calderwood

September 4, 1987 - January 22, 2017

Joel Michael Calderwood, 29, a 17 year resident of Bowie, MD., passed on January 22, 2017 after a brief illness. Joel was born in Washington D.C. on September 4, 1987. Joel was a graduate of Bowie High School, and worked as an Automotive Painter at New Design Auto Body.Joel was an avid Redskins Fan, who enjoyed skateboarding and truly loved his children with all of his heart.Joel is survived by...
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Robert Knab

December 24, 1955 - January 22, 2017

Robert Knab of Chestertown, Maryland passed away on Sunday, January 22, 2017. Robert was the Motorcycle Parts Specialist with Eastern Performance Cycle, Crofton, Maryland for over 15 years. Robert is survived by his fiancée Linda Fischer and her sons Jimmy Martin and his wife Kelly, Kevin Martin and his wife Jackie and their children Jasmine, Jimmy Jr. Courtney, Adriannah and Waylon Martin....
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Marcie Ann DiPietro

April 6, 1951 - January 22, 2017

Marcie Ann DiPietro of Capon Bridge, West Virginia formerly of Bowie, Maryland passed away on Sunday, January 22, 2017. Marcie is the wife of John Joseph DiPietro; mother of Amanda and Kimberly DiPietro; Marcie is also survived by her sister Molly Elder and a grandson Travis Hopkins. Family and friends will gather at the Robert E. Evans Funeral Home, 16000 Annapolis Road, Bowie, MD 20715 on...
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Paula Moore

June 20, 1948 - January 19, 2017

Paula Godfrey Moore, Longtime Riverdale Park, MD resident,? passed away on January 19, 2017. She was born in Washington, DC, daughter to Myrtle Ball Godfrey and Fred E. Godfrey, Jr.? Paula was predeceased by her loving husband of 29 years, Gary K Moore.? In addition to being a mother and homemaker, she held many administrative positions including work at The Office of Emergency Preparedness (OEP)...
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Tressie Deborah Stout

November 1, 1947 - January 19, 2017

Tressie D. Stout, a 17 year resident of Bowie, MD, passed away on the 19th of January 2017 at University of Maryland Medical Center.Born on November 1, 1947 in Little Rock, AR to the late Willie Mae Oliver and Randolph Abernathy. Tressie graduated from Philander Smith College with a B.A. Degree in Education a M.S. Degree in Higher Education from Alabama A&M University. She was a teacher in...
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Marjorie Brown Jones

March 1, 1925 - January 9, 2017

Marjorie Brown Jones of Odenton, Maryland passed away on Monday, January 9, 2017. Marjorie is the wife of the late Robert E. Jones, Jr.; mother of Lois Wright (Tom), Robert E. Jones III and David Lee Jones (Jennifer); sister of the late Lois Thompson. She is also survived by her adopted sisters Janet Kay and Edna Ketchum and her husband Phil and grandmother of Amanda Wright, Grace Jones, Amber...
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Dana Lee Hyre

March 21, 1941 - January 6, 2017

Dana "Bud" Hyre 75, of Hyattsville, MD passed away Friday January 6, 2017. Beloved husband of 51 years to Margaret Hyre, loving father of Sharon Hassan with husband John and Donna David with husband Henry: brother to Lora Slaughter and Cecil Hyre and the late Mona Daugherty and Donel Hyre: loving grandfather of Alex, Lexi, Andrew, and Alyssa. He was also survived by sister in laws...
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Adel Edmond Saba

January 1, 1939 - January 3, 2017

Adel Edmond Saba of Bowie, Maryland passed away on Tuesday, January 3, 2017. Adel is the husband of Fernande S. Saba; father of Patrick Saad Saba and his wife Mary, Karen Saba, and Reem Bahan and her husband Chad; brother of Antoine, Waguih and Edward Saba and the late Antoinette Saba; grandfather of Patrick, Jr., Christopher , Yasmina, and Emma Saba and Luke, Alexander and Andrew Bahan. ...
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Ben Weaver

April 19, 1954 - January 2, 2017

Join us on Thursday, January 5th and Friday, January 6th to celebrate the life of Ben Weaver.The family would invite friends to a viewings that will be held at Robert E. Evans Funeral Home (16000 Annapolis Rd, Bowie, MD 20715) on Thursday, January 5th from 2-4PM & 6-8PM. A homegoing service will be held at GBC (Grace Baptist Church) on Friday, January 6th at 10AM.The graveside service,...
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William Fletcher Greene

February 15, 1931 - December 30, 2016

William Fletcher Green, Jr. of Jessup, Maryland passed away on Friday, December 30, 2016. William was a life member of Mt. Hermon Masonic Lodge #179 of Hyattsville, MD. He is the husband of Diane D. Greene and the late Rhea Bell Greene; father of Linda M. Eyre (Robert), William F. Greene III (Teri), Helen Bond (Jeff); step-father of Michael Goldfaden (Lara Buchanan) and Adam Lusk; grandfather...
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Marie Janice Hogan

September 9, 1939 - December 26, 2016

Hogan, Janice "Jan", 77, of Bowie, MD, found peace on December 26, 2016 after a lengthy battle with Alzheimer's. Jan was born in Boston, Massachusetts on September 9, 1939, she was a homemaker, who loved traveling with her friends, and was an avid golfer. Jan was married to John Hogan, who passed in 1992; they had two children, John Hogan (partner Steve Munoz) of Los Angeles, CA, and Laurie...
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Mary Jones

January 27, 1930 - December 22, 2016

Dear Family and Friends,With sadness in our hearts, we are sorry to inform that Mary Samantha Jones, age 86, passed away on December 22, 2016 in Crofton Nursing Home in Crofton, Maryland. Mary was born in Detroit, Michigan on January 27, 1930 to Laura and William Jones. She had one sibling, her older brother, William Jones, Jr. who preceded her in death many years ago. Mary retired from the...
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Joseph Kurian Verghese

August 1, 1941 - December 22, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Robert E. Evans Funeral Home, Bowie, MD.
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Agnes Sharps

November 7, 1924 - December 21, 2016

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Thomas Robins Rich

December 27, 1931 - December 18, 2016

Thomas Robins Rich of Mitchellville, MD died on Sunday, December 18, 2016. Mr. Rich retired from PEPCO as a Foreman of Substation Operations and he was a veteran of the U. S. Navy. He was a member of the Laurel Senior Friendship Club, the College Park Moose Lodge and the Motorcycle Club GWRRA and Retreads. Thomas is the husband of the late Dolores B. Rich; father of the late Robin Rich;...
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Gerald A. Kolac

January 9, 1930 - December 12, 2016

Gerald, A. "Jerry" Kolac, 86, of Lanham, MD, found peace on December 12, 2016. Jerry was born in Buffalo, New York on January 9, 1930, throughout his life; he was a Jack of all Trades, and known to many as "The Smartest Man I've ever met." He was a proud U.S. Air Force veteran and a Mason. Jerry was an avid hunter, fisherman and a collector.Jerry is survived by his wife whom he married on...
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Doris Mae McVey

July 4, 1925 - December 12, 2016

On Monday, December 12, 2016 Doris Mae McVey of Clinton, Maryland passed away at the University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Center in La Plata, Maryland. Doris is the wife of the late John R. McVey; mother of Carol Beall and her husband Ernest; sister of the late Mary Rice, Hilda Elkins, John, Robert and Linwood Thames; grandmother of Robert, Stephen, Denise, Brian and Ernie III. Doris...
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Patricia Anne Young

March 15, 1948 - December 10, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Robert E. Evans Funeral Home, Bowie, MD.
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James Bernard Wendland

November 14, 1933 - December 6, 2016

James Bernard Wendland of Bowie, Maryland passed away on Tuesday, December 6, 2016. He was born November 14, 1933, in Hondo, Texas to Alex G. Wendland, Sr. and Mary (Fohn) Wendland. He is preceded in death by his parents and siblings: Melvin, Winona and Alex Jr. He is survived by his wife Genevieve; his children Carla Dubin (Scott), Jeannine Wendland (Joe Hughes), Leslie Knaggs (Joe), Anna...
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James E. Popp

October 2, 1940 - December 5, 2016

James Emery PoppJim peacefully passed away from complications of dementia on December 5, 2016 with his wife Carolyn at his side. Jim was born in Windber, PA on October 2, 1940. He was the oldest of three sons. He graduated from St. Vincent College in Latrobe, PA with a degree in Mathematics. He moved to the DC area to work for the Department of Defense upon graduation in 1962. Jim continued...
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Alice Reginia Moore

January 6, 2016 - December 4, 2016

Alice Regina Moore, 82, a 52 year resident of Bowie, MD found peace on December 4, 2016. Alice was born in Greensboro, NC, on December 6, 1933; she was a devoted wife and mother who created a happy, loving and warm home. Alice loved to cook and watching shows about cooking. Alice married James Herbert Moore, Jr. on April 22, 1958; he passed on May 19, 2015. Alice is survived by her son, Jim...
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Anne Theresa Tonrey

December 30, 1931 - December 3, 2016

Anne Theresa Tonrey beloved wife, mother, and grandmother of Bowie, Maryland passed away peacefully at her home Saturday, December 3, 2016 surrounded by her family. Anne was one of four children born to Molly and John Duggan December 30, 1931 in the Bronx, New York. She graduated from Cathedral High School in 1950, and received a nursing degree from St. John's University. Anne worked as a nurse...
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Judith Jane Ho

March 1, 1943 - December 2, 2016

Judith Jane Ho of Bowie, MD Judith was born in Minnesota and grew up in Madison, Wisconsin. Her nick name growing up was Jady June, and Judi as she got older. Growing up, Judith had a love for horses. She owned and cared for a horse named Diamond Duke. She attended the University of Wisconsin, Madison where she studied Spanish and Portugese among other romance languages and graduated with her...
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Wanda Irene Zebrowski

May 21, 1934 - November 26, 2016

Wanda Irene Zebrowski died peacefully on November 26, 2016 in Silver Spring, MD. She was born in New Jersey on May 21, 1934 and settled in Bowie, Maryland in November 1961.Wanda is survived by her beloved husband of 61 years Ronald Zebrowski, and her four daughters; Donna Reiss (John, deceased.), Wanda Curtis (Rusty), Patricia Zebrowski (Roland Wolfram), Victoria Beltran (Tito) and 10...
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Mary C. Murphy

May 10, 1927 - November 24, 2016

Mary Cecilia Murphy of Annapolis, MD was born on May 10, 1927 in Washington, DC and died peacefully on November 24, 2016. She is pre-deceased by her parents Daniel and Frances Murphy and sisters Margaret Miller, Helen Christiani, Catherine (Pinkey) Oden, Dorothy (Sissie) Winkler, and Patricia Windsor. She is survived by many nieces and nephews. Friends and family are invited to a visitation on...
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Diane Phyllis Poole

October 23, 1947 - November 24, 2016

Diane Phyllis Poole, 69, of Bowie, found peace on November 24, 2016. Diane was born on October 23, 1947 in Rockingham, North Carolina, and was a homemaker. She loved spending time with her family, especially her grand kids, great grand kids and her four legged children.Diane is survived by her husband, whom she married on March 30, 1965, Raymond J. Poole, Sr., Her children, Raymond J. Poole, Jr...
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Betty Blanset

June 2, 1929 - November 10, 2016

Betty Lee Blanset, Age 87, an Annapolis, Maryland resident for 40 years, died on November 10th, 2016 after a brief illness. She was the beloved wife of Rev. Ray E. Blanset. They were married for 62 years. Born in Baltimore, MD, Betty graduated from Eastern High School. She attended Hood College in Frederick, MD, graduating with a degree in elementary education and early child development. ...
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Sharon Lee Layton

May 2, 1944 - November 9, 2016

Sharon Lee Layton, a longtime resident of Bowie, Maryland passed away on Wednesday, November 9, 2016 after a prolonged illness, she was 72. She was born in Washington, D.C. on May 2, 1944, and graduated from Bladensburg High school in 1962. Sharon went on to complete trade courses and entered the health care industry, specializing in patient account management. Her career spanned more than 40...
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