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Helen T. Taylor

March 28, 1932 - July 27, 2014

Helena Teresa Taylor (Helen) passed away on Sunday, July 27, 2014 at The Patuxent River Health & Rehab. Center in Laurel, Maryland. Mrs. Taylor was born on March 28, 1932 in Roselle, New Jersey to Timothy & Catherine (nee Delaney) Cadigan. Mrs. Taylor grew up in Paw Paw, West Virginia and graduated from Paw Paw High School. It was in Paw Paw, where she met her husband, Neil Taylor. They...
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James M. Wheatley, Jr.

August 18, 1931 - July 26, 2014

James M. Wheatley, Jr., a long time resident of Laurel and Savage, MD passed away on Saturday, July 26, 2014, at the age of 82, surrounded by his loving family. Jim is survived by his beloved wife of 62 years, Dorothy (Kelly) Wheatley; five loving children, Joanne (Wheatley) Graf and her husband, Philip, James Wheatley, III, Alise (Wheatley) Walters, William Wheatley and Dorothy Wheatley;...
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John R. Kerr

November 13, 1913 - July 25, 2014


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Wayne Delmer Judy

May 11, 1934 - July 22, 2014

On Tuesday, July 22, 2014, Wayne D. Judy of West Laurel, MD, passed away peacefully at his residence after a lengthy illness. He was surrounded by family which included this beloved wife of 58 years, Mary G. (Gen) Judy and devoted children Wayne David Judy (Cindy) of Terra Alta, WVA and Kathy Lynn Muth (Mike) of Raleigh, NC. He is survived by four granddaughters: Alicia Rosser, Andi Bunting,...
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Sherry Denise Knocke Rock

May 3, 1965 - July 21, 2014

Sherry Denise Knocke Rock passed away on July 21, 2014 in Newark, Delaware. Born in Ft. Meade, MD, she was the daughter of Mervin and Norma Deweese Knocke. She had worked with computers as a Quality Assurance Manager. Sherry loved the beach and dolphins, she was an Orioles fan, and loved the color purple. She is survived by her children Brady and Lindsey, her brother David Knocke, and sister...
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Frank W. Bopp

July 7, 1928 - July 17, 2014

Frank W. Bopp passed away peacefully at his home on Thursday, July 17, 2014. He was born in Iowa and has lived in the area for over 50 years. He and his wife Thelma married in Blessed Sacrament Parish in Washington, DC on May 6, 1961. Mr. Bopp had a long career in the federal government having worked for the Dept. of the Army in mapping services and did some photography work for them, which he...
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Eva Marie Nichols

September 16, 1934 - July 17, 2014

Eva Marie Nichols, age 79, of Elkridge, MD, died Thursday, July 17, 2014, at Gilchrist Hospice Care - Howard County in Columbia, MD. Eva was born, raised and lived her life in Laurel before moving to Elkridge 20 years ago. She was the daughter of the late Thomas Woody and the late Ethel (nee Wines) Woody. She was the mother of Kenneth Nichols of Laurel, MD, Shirley Martin of Fishersville...
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Mildred Delores Horton

February 1, 1932 - July 16, 2014


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Antonina Faudale

March 2, 1921 - July 16, 2014

Mrs. Antonina Faudale passed away on Wednesday with her family at her side. Formerly of Silver Spring, she 's lived in Laurel for the past year. She was an exceptional seamstress and loved working in her garden. She was a wonderful mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother who will be missed by all. Mrs. Faudale is preceded in death by her husband Joseph, sister Carmela Giuliano, and brother...
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Edward Joseph Mulligan

March 31, 1929 - July 14, 2014

On Monday, July 14, 2014, Edward Mulligan of Silver Spring, MD and Drum Point, MD, passed away at the Sanctuary at Holy Cross Nursing Facility in Silver Spring, MD. Ed was the loving husband for 65 years of Joan Mulligan. He is also survived by his sister-in-law Doris Dowling and his niece Donna Ballard and nephew Robert Dowling. Ed is also survived by many family and friends. Family and...
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Ericka T. Piera

July 27, 1989 - July 14, 2014

Ericka T. Piera, 24, passed away on July 13, 2014. She was born July 27, 1989 to Anthony Piera and the late Tammy Sener. She graduated from Reservoir High School and attended both Howard and Anne Arundel Community College. Ericka worked for her father at Mike's Crab House and also worked with her grandmother at Senate Insurance. In addition to her father, Ericka is survived by her sister...
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Leonardo "Lalo" Martinez

November 6, 1918 - July 11, 2014

DON LEONARDO MARTÍNEZ ACCOMPLISHED HIS MISSION A Full Lifetime of Duty, Honor, and Country By Sam Rodríguez Last Saturday I got the unavoidable call. On Friday night, I went to visit Don Leonardo Martínez at the hospital and realized that he had little time left and was saying his last goodbye. Seeing Don Leonardo, I realized that he had fulfilled his mission with us and now he was...
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Laudis Allen Turney, Jr.

November 5, 1946 - July 11, 2014

Laudis A. Turney, Jr., son of Laudis and Sara (nee Harris) Turney. Born on November 5, 1946 and passed away on Friday, July 11, 2014 at the age of 67. Laudis graduated from Laurel High School in 1964 and attended the University of Maryland for 2 years before enlisting in the U.S. Navy. He served aboard the USS William R. Rush, (D.D. 714). While onboard the "Rush" he visited Istanbul, Turkey...
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Genita Ingram

May 28, 1962 - July 11, 2014


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Luiz Carlos Azevedo

May 6, 1945 - July 10, 2014

Luiz Carlos Azevedo,69, of Germantown, MD passed away on July 10, 2014 at Shady Grove Adventist Hospital. He was born on May 6, 1945 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Born and raised in Brazil, he worked as an Automotive Technician for over 45 years. He came to the United States in 1999 and started a House Cleaning business with his wife. In his spare time, he was a fisherman. He is survived by his...
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Denise Marie Thomson

June 29, 1953 - July 10, 2014

She left behind a husband of 43 years David Thomson. 2 sons Scott Thomson and his wife Lea Thomson, Danny Thomson and Kelly Thomson. Also 9 Grand Children Kimmy, Kristin, Scott, Kellie, Brent, Daniel, Jacob, Emily and Connor. 2 Great Grand Children. Also her best friend Sissy of many years.
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William R. Barger

April 4, 1918 - July 9, 2014

William Raymond Barger, age 96, of Gambrills, MD, passed away on Wednesday, July 9, 2014. He was born April 4, 1918, in Baltimore and was known as Ray to family and friends in his younger years. Bill was the son of Maurice Stabler Barger and Elsie Elizabeth "Lizzie" Emrine. His older sister Mary Elizabeth Barger passed away as a child in 1928 and his younger brother George Frank Joseph Barger...
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Robin J. Powell

March 29, 1963 - July 8, 2014

Robin J. Powell, a resident of Elkridge, MD, passed away on Tuesday, July 8, 2014 at University of Maryland Medical Center, at the age of 51. Robin was born on March 29, 1963 in Laurel, MD and was the daughter of Ronald Spencer and Joyce (nee Tyler ) Spencer. Robin was cheerful and kind and devoted to her family and friends. She loved fishing, camping, yard sales and flea markets. She was an...
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Joseph F. Iannaconi

January 5, 1917 - July 7, 2014

Joseph F. Iannaconi of Laurel, Maryland, formerly of Berkeley Township, passed away on Monday July 7, 2014 at Holy Cross Hospital in Silver Spring, MD. Born in Hoboken, NJ he lived in Jersey City before moving to Berkeley Township in 1985. He was in Sales Purchasing with Sherwatt Company in New York City, NY for many years. Mr. Iannaconi proudly served in the US Navy during WW II for which he...
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Ronald Warren Merson, "Ronnie"

March 2, 1935 - July 7, 2014

Ronald W. Merson, 79, of West River, MD passed away on July 7, 2014 at Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis. He was born on March 2, 1935 to the late LeRoy and Bertha Merson. He retired from the Plumbers Union Local 5. He is survived by his beloved wife of 62 years Peggy Merson; loving children Peggy Gough (John), Mark Merson, Eric Merson (Martha), Ronnie Merson, Jr. (Sherry), Kyle...
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James Andrew Whinnie

February 5, 1937 - July 4, 2014


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Bienvenido Sicat

March 22, 1926 - July 4, 2014


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Lydia "Anna" Merson

February 24, 1928 - July 3, 2014

Anna Merson, 86, of Elkridge, Md and formerly of the Laurel/Beltsville area passed away July 3, 2014 at Gilchrist Hospice Center in Columbia. She was born February 24, 1928 to the late James W. and Mrytle Warner. Anna enjoyed bingo and traveling to Atlantic City to play the slots. She retired many years ago as a Technician for Electronics. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by...
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Patricia Nell Higdon

July 3, 2014

On Thursday, July 3, 2014 God gained a new angel singing for Him in heaven. Patricia Nell Higdon, also known as Patty Burke, passed away at home with her family with her. Born and raised in Johnson City, TN she was the daughter of Garrett Roscoe and Nellie Mae Brummit Sorrell. She has been in Maryland for over 50 years. Mrs. Higson is predeceased by her parents and two sisters. She is survived...
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Susan J. Abolins

November 9, 1949 - July 3, 2014

Memorial Contributions may be made to The Seeing Eye, Inc., P.O. Box 375, Morristown, NJ 07963-0375 or at www.seeingeye.org.
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Saneh Lata

September 25, 1925 - July 2, 2014


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Glenndon L. Bendzen

August 7, 1944 - July 1, 2014

On July 1, 2014, Glenndon "Glenn" L. Bendzen of Pasadena, also know by his CB handle "Popeye" passed away at home. Loving husband of Lois A. Bendzen (nee Potts) for 18 years. He proudly served his country as a member of the U.S. Marines and was also a member of the Knights of Columbus Council #10966. Glenn was a truck driver for Overnight Transport (later UPS) and retired after 23 years. He...
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Samantha Ruiz Smith

July 4, 1983 - June 29, 2014


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Lloyd Wayne Barton

November 2, 1946 - June 27, 2014

Lloyd Wayne Barton of Columbia, Maryland died on Friday June 27, 2014 at the age of 67, at the Washington Medical Center, in Washington DC of a heart attack. Lloyd was born in Maryland on Nov. 2, 1946, to the late Harry C. Barton Jr and the late Mary Abby Barton [nee Dorsey]. His hometown was Laurel, MD, however, he attended school also at Church Farm School in Paoli, PA and graduated from...
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Ronald Ethan Ingram

November 18, 1964 - June 27, 2014

Ronald Ethan Ingram, a resident of Odenton, MD passed away on Friday, June 27, 2014 at the age of 49. Ronald was born on November 18, 1964 in Baltimore, MD and was the son of the late Edward H. Ingram and Betty M. Cotter Ingram. Ronald was trained in the electronic/technical fields. He enjoyed his work as a field training supervisor for day to day upkeep and enhancement of medical equipment...
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Emmanuel Prophete

September 25, 1992 - June 26, 2014

Emmanuel ¨Booby¨ Prophete was born on September 25, 1992 in Long Island, New York to Michelle Gauvin. He departed this life on June 26, 2014. Emmanuel was raised in New York and moved to Laurel, Maryland at the age of ten to be closer to his aunts and cousins. He graduated from Laurel High School in June 2010. He attended Laurel College while working as a supervisor for FedEx. Emmanuel is...
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Lorraine Carr Lilley

November 8, 1923 - June 25, 2014

Lorraine Carr Lilley, 90, formerly of Savage, died on June 25th at her residence at Harmony Hall in Columbia. She was born November 8, 1923 in Baltimore, the daughter of L. Edwin and Ina Bird Carr. Mrs. Lilley was a life-long resident of Howard County, having lived most of her life in or near Savage. She graduated from Elkridge High School and later attended Strayer Business School in ...
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Kantaben J. Patel

March 1, 1931 - June 25, 2014


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Thurairatnam Appulingam

August 31, 1943 - June 24, 2014

Mr. Thurairatnam Appulingam, 70, of Araly West, Sri Lanka passed away in Rockville, Maryland on Tuesday, June 24th, 2014. Mr. Appulingam was born on August 31st, 1943 to the late AppucuttyThurairatnamand late Selvaratnam. He was the beloved husband of Chandrakala, father of Arthiraiyan (Maryland) &Apiramy (Pennsylvania), grandfather of Easan, brother of Dr. Kathirgamakarthigeyan (UK),...
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Prashant Kumar

February 4, 1972 - June 24, 2014


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Mary Dantes Male Doyle

February 19, 1940 - June 23, 2014

M. Dantes Doyle (age 74) On June 23, 2014, Dantes Doyle of Laurel, MD, peacefully passed away at Holy Cross Hospital. She was born on February 19, 1940 in Somerset, PA to her parents Ruth Armstrong and Willard Male. She was raised in Somerset and later graduated from Wilson College in Chambersburg, PA with a degree in German. She met her late husband, Richard G. Doyle, while working at NSA. ...
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Cambria Renee Moyer

June 13, 1983 - June 22, 2014

On June 13, 1983, God sent an angel to the world, Cambria Renee Acker. He chose Cynthia Marie Voisine to be her mother. Willard Acker was blessed to be her father. This angel had her earthly home in Howard County, Maryland where she frolicked and played as a little girl with Mommy and Daddy until another angel came to play with her, sister Rachel Anna Acker. She loved and was loved by her...
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Michael P. Roth

February 9, 1982 - June 21, 2014

Michael P. Roth passed away on June 21, 2014 at Washington Adventist Hospital, Takoma Park, MD. He was a member of the IBEW Local #26. The family has requested in lieu of flowers. Those who wish may make a donation in Michael's name to the Washington Animal Rescue League (www.warl.org).
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Frances Ricciardella Faina

March 30, 1923 - June 20, 2014

Frances Ricciardella Faina passed away on Friday, June 20, 2014. She is preceded in death by her beloved husband Arthur, and her brothers Anthony and Joseph Ricciardella. She is survived by her dear sisters and brothers Anna Froio, Antoinette Wirth, Delores DeMino, Donald and Dominic Ricciardella. In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions to a charity of your choice.
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Delores V. Wilson

June 9, 1952 - June 20, 2014

On June 20, 2014, Delores "Dee" Victoria (Edmundson) Wilson passed away at Gilchrist Hospice Care at the age of 62. Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Delores has lived in the Severn area since 1998. Beloved wife of 43 years to Leon A. Wilson Jr.; Devoted mother of Tina N. Talley and Jason Wilson, Loving daughter of Dolores Edmundson and the late Hubert Edmundson; Caring sister of Wendy...
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Don Anthony Meyers

October 28, 1969 - June 19, 2014

Mr. Don A. Meyers of Laurel, MD, passed away on Thursday, June 19, 2014 at Mandrin House Hospice, Harwood MD with his family by his side. Born and raised in New Orleans, LA, he relocated to Maryland 10 years ago. He was employed by the Montgomery County Department of Corrections as a Work Release Coordinator. He was a parishioner of St. Mary of the Mills Catholic Church in Laurel. Mr. Meyers...
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Matthew I. Concepcion

March 4, 1990 - June 18, 2014


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James B. "JB" Burford, Sr.

March 25, 1920 - June 17, 2014

James Bayard Burford, Sr., age 94, of Silver Spring, MD, passed away suddenly on Tuesday, June 17, 2014. He is survived by his loving wife of 71 years, Dorothy, sons James Jr. (Anne), Rodney (Patti), daughter Jo Anna MacMullen (Tom), 12 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Family will receive friends at Donaldson Funeral Home, 313 Talbott Avenue, Laurel, MD, on Friday, June 20, from 2-4...
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Louise Brannon

May 23, 1939 - June 14, 2014

Louise Brannon of Gambrills, MD, passed away on Saturday, June 14, 2014 at the Baltimore Washington Medical Center in Glen Burnie, MD, at the age of 75. Louise was born on May 23, 1939 in Wyandotte, MI to the late Thomas Benton Rose and Myrtle Reva (Fouty) Rose. Louise enjoyed being with her family, gardening, working in the yard, she was the backbone of the family and was there to support...
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Linda K. Cannedy

August 21, 1944 - June 13, 2014

Linda K. Cannedy of Gambrills, MD passed away peacefully in her sleep Friday, June 13, 2014 in Annapolis, MD after an extended illness. She was 69. She was preceded in death by her mother, Elizabeth G. Kistler, and father, Clyde W. Kistler. She was an only child. She is survived by a son, Christopher A. Cannedy of Pasadena, MD, two aunts, Phyllis Cloer of Niceville, FL and Doris Beard of Newton,...
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Richard Blackman Hill

January 7, 1939 - June 13, 2014

Richard B. Hill., resident of Bowie, , passed away on Friday, June 13, 2014 at his residence. Richard was born on January 7, 1939 in Parsons, WV and was the son of the late Harold C. Hill (Mike) and Mary Blackman Hill. He was an avid fisherman, had a great love of the outdoors, wildlife and music. He retired from a lifelong career at NSA, the family enjoyed extensive travel and lived abroad. ...
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Angelina Scheffer

June 25, 1930 - June 12, 2014


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Nicoletta Leonard

September 28, 1931 - June 12, 2014

Nicoletta "Nicki" Mary Leonard passed away peacefully in her sleep the morning of Thursday June 12, 2014 in her residence at Morningside House of Laurel. Born in Greensburg, PA Sept 28, 1931, she was the oldest daughter of six children of the late Flora and Dominic Detore. She attended Greensburg High School and after graduation she went on to become a secretary for Walworth Company. On...
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Adron Malone Tidwell

January 22, 1930 - June 11, 2014

Born January 22, 1930 in Rogersville Alabama, to Thomas Tidwell & Ludie May Trousdale. Adron served in the US Air Force attaining the rank of Sargent, until honorably discharged in December 1949. On June 4, 1949, he married Mary Virginia Thigpen. He lived in College Park, MD and worked as a crossing guard for Prince George's County after retiring from Mrs. Smith's Bakery in 1993. He is survived...
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Robert P Malone

June 2, 1932 - June 10, 2014


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Harry H. Buchanan, Jr.

June 3, 1949 - June 8, 2014


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Goldie Diggs James

October 12, 1938 - June 8, 2014

Goldie Diggs James was born as a twin in Suffolk, Virginia on October 12, 1938, to the late Lottie Diggs and late Garland Diggs. She worked for New York Founding Hospital in New York City in the housekeeping division, until she became disabled in 1979. Goldie moved to Laurel, Maryland 2006 to live close to her only surviving child, Anthony. It was here that she gained so many new friends at...
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Julio Cesar De Leon

January 10, 1962 - June 8, 2014

On Sunday, June 8, 2014, Julio Cesar De Leon Bran departed this earthly realm into the waiting arms of our Lord. He was born January 10, 1962 to Ms. Ernestina Bran and Rodolfo De Leon, in Guatemala. He was the youngest of four brothers. The family later moved to Washington D.C., where he spent all of his youth. His first job was at Woodley Supermarket in his teenage years. Then he worked with...
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Amolak Singh Gandhi

March 14, 1962 - June 6, 2014


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Mabel Litchfield

September 24, 1925 - June 6, 2014

Mabel Alice Litchfield, a Laurel resident since 1979, passed away peacefully on Friday June 6, 2014. Mabel was born in Bladensburg, MD, on September 24, 1925, to the late Wallace and Sarah Littleford. She worked for Sears, for more than 30 years, as an accountant and division manager. She loved spending time with her family and being a member of the Pythian Sisters, Eastern Star and Laurel...
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Vernon A. Thomas, Sr.

July 21, 1930 - June 4, 2014

Vernon Allen Thomas Sr., son and only child of the late William A. Thomas from Alabama and Carrie B. Cain was born on July 21, 1930 in Dover, Ohio. His attitude towards caring and sharing comes from his family owning a restaurant and helping others migrate from the South by giving them work until they got firmly established. He also proved to be a man who loved his music, his family, and his God...
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Anthony Strank

June 21, 1919 - June 1, 2014

Anthony Strank, 94, of Laurel, Maryland died June 1, 2014. Known to his friends as Tony. Son of the late Joseph and Mary (Kovalchik) Strank, he was born on June 21, 1919 in Franklin Borough. Tony's parents immigrated from Jarabina, Czechoslovakia and he was the youngest of 11 children who grew up in Franklin Borough. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his brothers, Joseph,...
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Stephen Edward McCulloh

February 24, 1949 - May 31, 2014

Stephen Edward McCulloh, 65, of Laurel passed away on Saturday, May 31, 2014 at Cherry Lane Nursing Center. He was born on February 24, 1949 to Norma M. and the late Alfred E. McCulloh. He attended Laurel High School and graduated from Zama High School in Japan. Stephen loved to fish and worked for GE Electric. In addition to his father, Stephen was preceded in death by his son Adam...
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Thomas Richard Baszkowski

January 21, 1926 - May 30, 2014

Thomas Richard Baszkowski (Ski), 88, of Severn, Maryland, passed away on Friday, May 30, 2014 at the Mandrin Inpatient Care Center in Harwood, MD. Tom was born in Jersey City, New Jersey on January 21, 1926 to Boris and Stella Baszkowski, originally of Poland. They instilled in him and his siblings, Stanley, Sigmund and Helena Miller, all deceased, a fierce pride in his Polish heritage. ...
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Jennie Lee Kalie

April 10, 1927 - May 28, 2014

*Please note updated funeral service time.* On Wednesday, May 28, 2014, Jennie Lee Kalie departed this life peacefully for the next life, at Howard County General Hospital. Jennie Lee was the loving wife, for 55 years, to John E. Kalie with whom she spent countless hours with family and volunteering for many groups and organizations in the Laurel area, where she has lived since 1959. She was...
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James Neal Robinson

July 11, 1949 - May 28, 2014

James Neal Robinson, 64, of Scaggsville, Maryland passed away unexpectedly on May 28th at his home in Scaggsville. He was born on July 11th, 1949 in Jarrettsville, MD to Donald Robinson Sr. and Helen Gross Robinson. In 1967, Jim graduated from Randolph-Macon Academy in Front Royal, VA, enlisting in the United States Army shortly thereafter. He served 5 years as an enlisted soldier in the Army...
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Christine Marie Tishman

March 26, 1946 - May 27, 2014

It is with heavy hearts that after a two-year battle with pancreatic cancer, Tina Tishman, passed away peacefully in her sleep on May 27th, 2014. She remained strong and courageous throughout her battle, living each day to the fullest. The family spent her last days sharing stories, looking through old pictures and reminiscing about times together. Prior to her passing, her daughter Cheryl and...
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William Walter Schmidt, Sr.

June 22, 1928 - May 24, 2014

William Walter Schmidt, Sr., 85, of Cole Camp, MO, formerly of Laurel, Maryland, died Saturday, May 24, 2014, at University of Missouri Hospital, Columbia, MO. He was born on June 22, 1928, at Chicago, Illinois, a son of Walter Rudolph and Anna (Kuenzi) Schmidt. At the age of 8, he moved to Maryland On April 19, 1952, in Laurel, MD, he was united in marriage to Mary Darlene Kennedy, who...
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Brenda Marie Stello

January 30, 1964 - May 23, 2014

Brenda Marie Stello, a life-long resident of Beltsville, MD, passed away on Friday May 23, 2014 at the Howard County General Hospital. Mrs. Stello was born in Cheverly, MD, on January 30, 1964, to Alvin R. Michael, Jr. and the late Evelyn Michael. In addition to her father, Brenda is survived by her loving husband, of 31, years Michael F. Stello, numerous family members including aunts, uncles,...
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Ardaman Singh

December 24, 1926 - May 19, 2014


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Betty Brown Clark

March 21, 1926 - May 18, 2014

Betty Clark, beloved wife for 60 years of the late Jack Clark, passed away on Sunday May 18, 2014. Mrs. Clark was born in Maryland on March 21, 1926 to Laurence and Helen Brown. She met the love of her life, Jack, in California, during WW II and they were married in Vallejo, CA in January 1946. Betty was active with family and school activities, church and girl scouts. She was a volunteer with...
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Colleen Una Colburn

February 5, 1935 - May 18, 2014

Colleen Una Colburn, , age 79, of Highland, MD, died Sunday, May 18, 2014, at Howard County General Hospital in Columbia, MD. Colleen was born on February 5, 1935 in Wisconsin to the late Adam Lipka and the late Loie (nee Hayes) Lipka. She relocated to Maryland in 1958 and eventually to Highland, MD in 1983 Colleen taught Art at Dunloggin Middle School in Ellicott City, Maryland for 18...
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Allan Clyde Darling

September 6, 1963 - May 17, 2014

Allan C Darling On May 17, 2014 passed away suddenly. He is survived by his beloved wife Heather Friedeman and parents Phyllis and John Darling. Gathering and service will be held on June 3rd at Donaldson Funeral Home, 1411 Annapolis Road (Rt 175) Odenton, Maryland 21113. Gathering begins at 3 p.m. and service begins at 4 p.m. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the Maryland food...
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Steven C. Chandler

April 10, 1947 - May 16, 2014

Steven C Chandler 67 passed away peaceful at Johns Hopkins Hospital Baltimore Maryland. Steve was born to Morgan 'Pete' Mason and Beatrice Phillips in Pocatello, Idaho on April 10, 1947. Steve was later to be adopted by his dad, Sam Chandler. Steve graduated from Marsh Valley High School a week before entering United States Air Force in May of 1965. He began his computer training there and...
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Betty M. Blackard

December 31, 1930 - May 16, 2014

Betty Marie Francis Blackard, 83, of Jessup passed away at Gilchrist Hospice in Columbia on May 16, 2014. She was born on December 31, 1930 in Washington, D.C. to the late Hugh V. and Carrie Mae Francis. She is survived by her loving children; Diane Hedlund, Kathy Murphy, Fred Hodges, Darleen Hodges, and Lee Blackard, Jr.; sister Nancy Pettit; devoted grandchildren Tammy Bartee, Carrie Snoots,...
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John "Jack" J. McGee

October 29, 1928 - May 11, 2014

John "Jack" J. McGee, 85, of Annapolis, MD, formerly of Sugarloaf, PA, died Sunday May 11, 2014 at the Anne Arundel Medical Center, Annapolis, MD. Born October 29, 1928 in West Hazelton, PA, son of Daniel and Bridget McGee. John was a graduate of West Hazelton High School Class of 1946, a graduate of Penn State University with a degree in Aerospace Engineering and a veteran of the Korean War. He...
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Richard T. Stellabuto

July 21, 1939 - May 10, 2014

Richard T. Stellabuto, beloved husband of the late Doris Stellabuto, passed away on May 10, 2014 at his home in Jessup, MD. He was born on July 21, 1939, in Punxsutawney, PA, to Antonio and Margaret Stellabotta. Mr. Stellabuto was a computer programmer, for 30 years, at the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory. He is survived by his sons Scott J. Stellabuto, Anthony Stellabuto and Richard M....
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Oliver F. "Bear" Hanvey, Jr.

February 22, 1948 - May 9, 2014

Oliver F. "Bear" Hanvey, Jr., 66, of Laurel passed away on May 9, 2014. He was born on February 22, 1948 to the late Oliver and Catherine Hanvey in Virginia. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister Thelma Lowery. He is survived by his children Anthony Hanvey and his wife Sheila of Purcellville, VA and Lisa Hanvey of Winchester, VA; siblings Cathy Pugh and Lee...
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Shivaji Khambhampati

August 2, 1950 - May 9, 2014


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Joseph Bobinski

February 16, 1954 - May 8, 2014

Joseph P. Bobinski, 60, of Scaggsville, Maryland passed away peacefully on May 8, 2014 surrounded by his family after a 10 year battle with Prostate Cancer. Born February 16, 1954 in Stamford, Connecticut, he was the son of Paul Leo and Josephine Grabowski Bobinski of Niantic, Connecticut. Besides his parents, he is survived by his beloved wife Kimberle Rehborn Bobinski , whom he married on...
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Lee D. "Leo" Miller, Jr.

November 13, 1930 - May 7, 2014

Lee Dorset (Leo) Miller Jr., age 83, of Glenelg, MD passed Wednesday May 7th 2014 at Johns Hopkins University Hospital in Baltimore, MD. Lee was born on November 13, 1930 in Laurel, MD to the late Lee D. Miller and the late Jessie (nee Landon) Miller. Lee was raised in Laurel and graduated from Laurel High School. During his school age days, Leo worked for the Gude Brothers helping tend to...
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Duane Ashton Ross

August 13, 1985 - May 5, 2014

Duane Ashton Ross, 28, passed away on May 5, 2014 in Des Moines, Iowa where he has resided for the past 2 years. He was born on August 13, 1985 to Duane and Lisa C. Ross in Takoma Park, MD. He graduated from Atholton High School in 2003. He attended Howard Community College for one and a half years. Duane enjoyed playing basketball with friends and playing the video game Madden NFL. He was...
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Sandra Frances Schneider

March 4, 1944 - May 4, 2014

Sandra Schneider (birth name Sandra Frances Green), 70, departed this life after a brief illness on May 4, 2014 in the comfort of her own home with her daughter by her side in Laurel, Maryland. Born March 4, 1944 in Baltimore, Maryland to the late Carolyn Cole and Jerome Green of Baltimore, Maryland and a mother to the late Kirk Wright. She was affectionately known by her family and lifetime...
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Derek John Thiessen

October 25, 1934 - May 4, 2014

Col. Derek John Thiessen was born in Fairbanks, Alaska Territory, Oct. 25, 1934 to Ellen (Larsen) and John Jackson Thiessen. His childhood was spent exploring California and nearby states with his family as they followed his father's mining career. He graduated from Nevada City (CA) High School in 1952 and from the University of California-Berkeley in 1957. He joined the US Army and served his...
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James E. Love

September 9, 1926 - May 3, 2014

James E. Love, a former Hanover resident, passed away at his residence in Hedgesville, WV on Saturday, May 3, 2014. Mr. Love was born in Virginia, to William and Mary Love, on September 9, 1926. He is survived by his children Annette Louise Love, William T. Love and Jeffrey David Hedrick. He is also survived by 9 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife...
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Normand Joseph Chagnon

November 21, 1933 - May 3, 2014


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Howard Raymond Martin, Jr.

October 3, 1955 - May 3, 2014


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Hatsue Bess

January 19, 1926 - May 3, 2014


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Naomi B. Hewitt

December 18, 1936 - May 2, 2014


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Thomas David Rondeau

February 18, 1937 - May 2, 2014


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George E. Alleman, Sr.

March 13, 1938 - May 1, 2014


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Perihan Atay

April 12, 1927 - May 1, 2014


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Robert Eugene Ladebush, LTC, USA, Retired

November 30, 1931 - May 1, 2014

Robert "Bob" Eugene Ladebush, LTC, USA, Retired of Hanover, MD passed away on Thursday, May 1, 2014 at Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis, MD, at the age of 82. Bob was born on November 30, 1931 in Haverhill, MA to the late Albert Ladebush and Caroline (Currier) Ladebush. Bob Joined the US Army in November 1949 serving 35 years and was a veteran of the Korean War and Vietnam. He was a...
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Carmen Padilla

April 28, 1923 - April 30, 2014


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Gurcharan Singh

October 7, 1933 - April 29, 2014


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Paul Gerhard "Fritzie" Keller

May 16, 1940 - April 29, 2014

Paul Gerhard "Fritzie" Keller, age 73, of Laurel, MD, died Tuesday, April 29, 2014, at Laurel Regional Hospital in Laurel, MD. He was born on May 16, 1940 and was the son of the late Gerhard Keller and Ilse (nee Krug) Keller. and raised in rural Berks County, PA. Paul graduated from Oley Valley Area High School in 1959. After high school Paul attended Albright College in Reading, PA. ...
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Jeanne M. Madarang

April 15, 1944 - April 29, 2014

Jeanne M. Madarang, a resident of Odenton, MD, passed away on April 29th, 2014 at the age of 70. Jeanne was born on April 15, 1944 in Washington, DC and was the daughter of the late Thomas Murray and Marian (Phelps) Murray. Jeanne was a fun loving woman with sparkling blue eyes who had many passions. She worked for many years in the dental field including starting her own business of...
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Leon Wayne Powell, Jr.

December 10, 1936 - April 27, 2014

On April 27, 2014, Leon Wayne Powell Jr. passed away at the age of 77. Born in Washington, D.C., Wayne lived in Odenton, Maryland since 1975 and was a self-employed accountant. He is survived by his wife of almost 50 years, Nancy Y. Powell (nee Lane); his son W. Andrew "Andy" Powell and his wife Kim of Gambrills and his daughter Christine Y. Jackson and her husband Stephen of Gambrills; and his...
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Theresa Ann Karwoski

November 8, 1928 - April 26, 2014

Theresa A. Karwoski was born on 8 November 1928. She was the faithful wife of John H. Karwoski for the last 63 years and was the loving mother of 7 children, devoted grandmother of 10 children and a great-grandmother of 2 children. On the morning of 26 April 2014, God's finger touched her, and then she slept.
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Joaquim Alexandre Vicente

January 4, 1934 - April 24, 2014

On April 24, 2014, Joaquim Alexandre Vicente passed away at his residence, he was 80 years old. Joaquim is survived by his wife Alice and two children Matilde Mendes and Ilidio Vicente. Also survived by two grandchildren and a great grandchild.
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Jennifer L. Coleman

April 29, 1963 - April 23, 2014

Jennifer Lynne COLEMAN (nee KELLEY), April 29, 1963 – April 23, 2014 It is with the deepest sorrow that the family of Jennifer Lynne COLEMAN, nee KELLEY, announces her passing which occurred on Wednesday April 23, 2014. Jennifer was the wife of Charles Edward "Eddie" COLEMAN, of Pasadena, MD; the mother of Jason Edward BROWN (Magda), of Frederick, MD; the daughter of Dennis Ray and Martha...
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Carrol Ann Hall

December 8, 1950 - April 21, 2014

Carrol Ann Hall died peacefully on April 21, 2014 at the age of 63. Born December 8, 1950 at the Bolling Air Force Base, an Army brat to Charles and Audrey "Ginny" Corn. She is survived by her husband Gary L. Hall, daughter Michelle Leigh Hall, son Stephen L. Hall, daughter-in-law Anne Hall and her beloved granddaughter Madison Audrey. She also leaves behind two sisters, Sharon and Deborah and a...
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Dwain Lloyd Jones

August 21, 1964 - April 21, 2014

On April 21, 2014, Dwain Lloyd Jones of Gambrills, previously of Laurel, passed away. Beloved son of Katherine "Kay" Jones of Crofton and the late Dale Jones; Devoted husband of 25 years to Catherine A. Jones (nee Candido); loving father of Kara and Evan Jones of Gambrills; Caring brother of Dana Jones of Crofton and Keith Jones of Potomac. Dwain was also survived by many loving family members...
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Harold Thomas Woods

March 29, 1936 - April 20, 2014

Harold Thomas Woods of Jessup, Maryland passed away on April 20th at Baltimore Washington Medical Center in Glen Burnie, MD. Harold was born in Cumberland, KY and before moving to Maryland travelled the world when he was serving in the Navy. He met Barbara Woods in Kentucky and they were married for over 40 years until her passing in 2003. Harold worked as a Barber/Master Barber at Calverton...
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