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Donna Lee Sadler

March 9, 1941 - January 19, 2018

Donna Lee Sadler of Davidsonville died peacefully on Friday, January 19, 2018, at home. She was 76 years old. She was born on March 9, 1941, in Newark, Ohio. Donna was the oldest daughter of the late Homer Clark and Ann Elizabeth Lucas. She retired from the Anne Arundel County Board of Education in 2001. She was a devoted wife and mother who enjoyed traveling, doing puzzles, gardening, and...
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Virginia Rogers Cushing

December 6, 1920 - January 16, 2018

Virginia Rogers Cushing (Gini) passed peacefully from this world on the morning of January 16, 2018 at the age of 97. She is survived by her sister, Barbara Heineck, her daughters, Katherine Sandler, Jacqueline (Jaya) Gulhaugen, and Brenda Cushing, and her sons, Roger and Matthew Cushing. Gini has 14 grandchildren: Lisah Bernstein, David Sandler, Yoni Sandler, Joel Sandler, Anil Melwani, Divia...
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Thomas Joseph Vodak

August 23, 1944 - January 16, 2018

Thomas J. Vodak 73, passed away Tuesday, January 16. Tom was a lifelong resident of Eastport. He worked as a land surveyor for Edward Hall III for many years, then for the city of Annapolis where he retired after 30 years of service. Tom attended St. Mary's elementary school and graduated from St. Mary's High School in 1963 where he was a standout lacrosse player. Tom loved the outdoors and...
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Lucy Slade Libby

January 25, 1921 - January 15, 2018

Lucy Slade Libby, of the Pleasant Plains area of Annapolis, passed away peacefully on January 15, 2018, one week shy of her 97th birthday. She was born in Blanch, North Carolina, one of six children of Harry and Fannie Slade. After graduating from Duke University with a degree in nursing, Lucy joined the army at the start of WWII. She was very proud of her service as an army nurse, and she...
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Yumin Liu

June 19, 1929 - January 14, 2018

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Kathleen L. Golden

November 3, 1931 - January 12, 2018

Kathleen Luckie Golden passed away on January 12, 2018 at the age of 86, after a long illness. Kathleen was born and raised in Philadelphia and lived in Ocean City, NJ, Jupiter FL, and most recently, Annapolis, MD. She was predeceased by her Husband Dr. James A. Golden, Daughter Kathleen P. Golden, Sister Mary L. Herzog and Parents Bernard and Delia (Cannon) Luckie.She is survived by her Son...
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Dorothy Brisson Saunders

June 29, 1928 - January 9, 2018

Dorothy Brisson Saunders, formerly of Edgewater, Maryland, passed away peacefully on January 9, 2018, surrounded by her loving family.Dorothy was born on June 29, 1928, in Exeter, New Hampshire, the second of six children of Gertrude and Dona Brisson. She attended Robinson Female Seminary in Exeter, and though her resume modestly excluded this fact, was valedictorian of the class of 1945. A...
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Dennis Ralph Gable

October 11, 1947 - January 6, 2018

Rev. Dr. Dennis R. GableOctober 11, 1947 - January 6, 2018DoverRev. Dr. Dennis R. Gable, 70, died on Saturday, January 6, 2018 at York Hospital. He was preceded in death by his wife, Rev. Patricia C. Gable.Born in York on October 11, 1947, he was the son of the late Ralph W.E. and Verna L. (Glatfelter) Gable.Dennis graduated from Dallastown Area High School, Western Maryland College, Lancaster...
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Robert Lionel Brittingham

July 18, 1933 - January 5, 2018

On January 5, 2018 Robert Lionel Brittingham; beloved husband of Lynn Ann Brittingham; devoted father of Eric Glascock (Denise), Jennifer Glascock, Lisa Luzius (Michael) the late Valorie Burr; dear grandfather of Erica Bovaird, Douglas Burr, William Jones IV, Taylor Glascock, Victoria Branson and Jarred Branson; great grandfather of Anabel, Sawyer, Madison and Avery; brother of Gerald Brittingham...
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Charles Webster Garrish

June 5, 1936 - January 3, 2018

Charles W. Garrish, 81, of Annapolis, Maryland, passed away on January 3, 2018 following a lengthy illness.Chuck was born in Pikesville, Maryland on June 5, 1936. He graduated from McDonogh School in 1955 and continued military service for the United States Air Force. Returning to Maryland in 1964, he worked as an analyst with the National Security Agency until retirement in 1993. He was...
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Ann Katherine Knapp

July 19, 1927 - December 30, 2017

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James R. Nowell

September 19, 1928 - December 24, 2017

James Robert Nowell ,Jr.On December 24, 2017 James "Jim" Robert Nowell, Jr passed away after a six month fight with cancer in Dover, DE. Jim was most recently a resident of Delaware but he was previously a resident of Annapolis, Stevensville, and Grasonville.Jim was born on September 19, 1928 in Annapolis and graduated from Annapolis High School. He proudly served as a Staff Sergeant in the US...
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Gilbert Gary Grau

January 4, 1949 - December 23, 2017

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Jason Wesley Adams

March 18, 1980 - December 23, 2017

On December 23, 2017 Jason Wesley Adams of Annapolis and Palm Beach, FL passed away. Jason was born on March 18, 1980 in Richmond, VA.Jason attended the Severn School in Severna Park, MD "Class of 1998".He attended Ohio Wesleyan College where he played Division III Football.Jason relocated from Annapolis, MD to West Palm Beach, FL where he was very successful in the iTelecom Industry, where he...
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Rachele Loraine Ryan

September 4, 1931 - December 23, 2017

Rachele L Ryan, of Wild Rose Shores, Annapolis, MD, passed away peacefully at the age of 86, on 23 December 2017, after a long battle with congestive heart failure. The daughter of Italian immigrants, she earned a nursing degree from Manhattan State Hospital School of Nursing before eloping with William A (Bill) Ryan, (USNA 1953, the son of an Irish policeman). Rachele (Ray) then lived near Pearl...
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Olga S. Balcer

February 16, 1927 - December 22, 2017

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Ann Hardy Joines

February 5, 1935 - December 22, 2017

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Olga S. Balcer

February 16, 1927 - December 22, 2017

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Bruce McCandless II

June 8, 1937 - December 21, 2017

On December 21, 2017 Bruce McCandless IIIn 1984 the astronaut Bruce McCandless, who has died aged 80, took the world's breath away by becoming the first person to make an untethered spacewalk. Using a backpack equipped with nitrogen thrusters to move himself around, McCandless floated free in the void from the space shuttle Challenger for around four hours before returning to his colleagues...
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Bruce McCandless II

June 8, 1937 - December 21, 2017

On December 21, 2017 Bruce McCandless II In 1984 the astronaut Bruce McCandless, who has died aged 80, took the world’s breath away by becoming the first person to make an untethered spacewalk. Using a backpack equipped with nitrogen thrusters to move himself around, McCandless floated free in the void from the space shuttle Challenger for around four hours before returning to his...
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Bruce McCandless II

June 8, 1937 - December 21, 2017

On December 21, 2017 Bruce McCandless IIIn 1984 the astronaut Bruce McCandless, who has died aged 80, took the world’s breath away by becoming the first person to make an untethered spacewalk. Using a backpack equipped with nitrogen thrusters to move himself around, McCandless floated free in the void from the space shuttle Challenger for around four hours before returning to his colleagues...
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Zoie B. Spitzer

June 23, 1927 - December 19, 2017

Zoie Elizabeth Bledsoe Spitzer, age 90, of Annapolis, MD and Georgetown, SC passed away on Tuesday, December 19, 2017 at McLeod Hospice House in Florence, SC. Zoie was born on May 23, 1927 in Orange County, VA. She was the daughter of the late Henry M. Bledsoe and Vera M. Davis Bledsoe.Zoie was a homemaker and loved to spend time with her family and friends. Zoie loved golfing, reading, cooking,...
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Zoie B. Spitzer

June 23, 1927 - December 19, 2017

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Judith Corbin Housley

September 16, 1927 - December 18, 2017

On December 18, 2017, Judith Corbin Housley, “Judy” to her friends, passed away. Judy was born in El Paso, Texas in 1927 to Alice May (“Dixie”) Jacobson and James Miller Jacobson. Dixie later married Capt. Clifford T. (“Tiby”) Corbin, a 1926 graduate of the US Naval Academy and the first midshipman from Valdosta Georgia. Judy moved to Annapolis in 1952 and...
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Claire Elizabeth Lenihan

November 30, 1948 - December 17, 2017

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Peggy Kessinger Morgan

October 17, 1940 - December 13, 2017

Peggy Kessinger Morgan, 77, of Cape St. Claire, passed away peacefully in the comfort of her home surrounded by her loved ones on Wednesday, December 13th, 2017.Born in Speedway, WV to the late Fred and Mildred Kessinger on October 17th, 1940, Peggy was the second child, only daughter, of six. She grew up in Shore Acres, MD and graduated from Annapolis High School in 1958. She married her...
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Frank Henry Huckel

August 11, 1934 - December 11, 2017

Frank Henry Huckel of Easton , MD known to his friends as “Huck” passed away peacefully on December 11, 2017 at Talbot Hospice House with his family by his side. Born on August 11, 1934 in Annapolis, MD to the late Angelena and Frank Huckel. Frank attended the University of Maryland College Park and Syracuse University. He was employed at the National Security Agency from 1959 until...
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Richard Nevin Peeler

September 9, 1926 - December 9, 2017

Richard N. Peeler, M.D., F.A.C.P., devoted husband of Frances Anne Peeler; loving father of Lauren P. Brice and her husband Samuel McLean Brice of Annapolis, MD; Anne P. Hahn of Virginia Beach, VA; Karen P. Moynahan of Herndon, VA; Matthew G. Peeler (deceased September 18, 2017); and Mark O’B. Peeler, M.D., Sc.M. and his wife Susan Todd Peeler, M.D. of Annapolis, MD; died peacefully at home...
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Wakefield Scott Stornetta

April 2, 1929 - December 9, 2017

Wakefield Scott Moller Stornetta died peacefully at home in Annapolis, Maryland on December 9, 2017 surrounded by family. He was born in Oakland, California, April 2,1929. He graduated from Santa Maria High School. At the U.S. Naval Academy, he was a member of the Drum and Bugle Corps and was commissioned Ensign with the class of 1951. He subsequently attended the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School...
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Rodney Bechtel

December 19, 1927 - December 6, 2017

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Julie B. Sandleman

May 12, 1934 - December 5, 2017

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John Bernard Tieder, Jr.

May 8, 1946 - December 3, 2017

John (Jack) Bernard Tieder, Jr., May 8,1946 – December 3, 2017Jack Tieder, 71, of Annapolis, MD, passed away on Sunday, December 3rd following a years-long battle with multiple myeloma.Born in Albany, NY, to John and Doris Lasher Tieder, Jack grew up in the town of Rhinebeck, NY. He attended area schools and went to high school at Millbrook School, graduating in 1964. Jack attended Johns...
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Homer C. Earll

March 18, 1928 - December 2, 2017

Homer C. Earll, a retired entrepreneur who built his career around wood products, especially cedar shingles and shakes, died on December 2nd after a long illness in Annapolis, Maryland. Born in Garden City, New York, on March 18, 1928, he graduated from Garden City High School and earned his B.A. at Western Maryland College where he was an All-American in soccer. His company, Earll Forest...
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Betty D. Stacey

December 14, 1931 - November 30, 2017

Betty Denby Stacey, 85, of Gambrills, MD, passed away peacefully at home on November 30, 2017, surrounded by family after an extended illness. Betty graduated from Riverside Hospital School of Nursing in Newport News, VA in 1952 and dedicated her life to caring for family and helping others at various pediatric nursing facilities in VA and MD until her retirement. She retired as a pediatric nurse...
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Betty D. Stacey

December 14, 1931 - November 30, 2017

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Robert Kauf Sheehan

December 29, 1931 - November 26, 2017

Robert “Bob” Sheehan of Gambrills, MD, age 85, died on November 26, 2017. Bob was born and raised in Alliance, OH, where his father, the late Dr. Earl M. Sheehan was a dental surgeon. His mother, Myrtle, died at his birth; his stepmother, Edith, died in 1990. He graduated from Alliance High School and the Culver Summer Naval School. He attended Mount Union College, where he was named...
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Allan Jackson English, Jr.

November 3, 1925 - November 24, 2017

ENGLISHALLAN JACKSON ENGLISH, JR. (Age 92)COL, US Army (Ret.)Of Annapolis, MD died Friday, November 24, 2017. Born November 3, 1925, in New Britain, CT to Allan Jackson English and Gillie Ann Reilly English, Allan grew up in Pulaski, TN, where his father founded and operated a canning factory during the Great Depression. He attended Sewanee Military Academy, and later entered the Army Air Corps...
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Maryanne Wujciak Spencer

July 26, 1937 - November 23, 2017

Maryanne Wujciak Spencer, age 80, noted volunteer, passed away quietly on Thanksgiving morning after a long illness. A 32-year resident of Annapolis, Maryanne was born in New Jersey to the late Alfred Joseph Wujciak and Catherine Steady Wujciak. She graduated from Seton Hall University with Honors in English. In 1958 she married John J. Spencer and they celebrated 59 years of marriage this past...
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Lydia Cruz Matos

October 26, 1913 - November 21, 2017

Our beloved Lydia Cruz was born in Ciales, Puerto Rico, just 15 years after the Spanish-American War. On October 26th in 1913, she came to this world to an evolving Puerto Rico under a new United States Government. As her country; her life was marked by constant evolution. The youngest of nine siblings, she lost both her parents at a very young age. Her siblings became her strength and she...
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Steven Simeral

January 16, 1951 - November 17, 2017

Steven Carroll Simeral, resident of Annapolis, MD, died in his home in the early hours of Friday November 17, 2017 after succumbing to a 15-month battle with pancreatic cancer. Steve, a proud Sun Devil, spent the first 49 years of his life in the greater Chicago area, before relocating to Annapolis, MD to be back on the water for the last 17 years. Steve was a legend in the commodity business,...
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Janet A. MacDonald

September 17, 1928 - November 16, 2017

Janet A. Macdonald Janet A. Macdonald, 89, a resident of Annapolis since June 1984 died November 16, 2017.Miss MacDonald was born September 17, 1928 in North East, PA to the late Bruce and Marie MacDonald. She became an occupational therapist, first in the Army where she reached the rank of Captain and then in civilian hospitals.She was predeceased by her 2 sisters and 3 brothers. Janet is...
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Eugene Joseph McNulty

August 7, 1920 - November 14, 2017

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Irving Mager

January 17, 1936 - November 11, 2017

Irving "Pete" Mager, Jr. of Annapolis passed away on November 11, 2017 at the age of 81. His death was the result of heart failure.He was a staunch advocate of education and community service. He obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the Johns Hopkins University and subsequently graduated from both the Naval War College (Newport RI) and the National Intelligence...
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Carl Ernest Avery

September 15, 1926 - October 31, 2017

Carl Ernest Avery, 91, a resident of the Eastern Shore for the past 38 years, passed away on October 31, 2017 at the Shore Medical Center in Easton.Carl was born on Sept. 15, 1926 in Annapolis, MD, to the late Josephine Christiana and Harvey Avery. He graduated in 1947 from Annapolis High School. Carl worked for the U.S. Postal Service in Downtown Annapolis for over 41 years. He served his...
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Julian Basil Stevens

August 22, 1932 - October 29, 2017

Julian B. Stevens, Jr., former States Attorney, diesJulian “Joe” Basil Stevens, Jr., passed away peacefully in his sleep at his home on Lake Ogleton on October 29, 2017, at the age of 85. He was the only child of Julian Basil Stevens, Sr. and Elizabeth Taylor Stevens. Joe was a native Annapolitan and was raised on the South River in Annapolis. He graduated from Annapolis High School...
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Kimberly Joyce Silverwood

September 28, 1961 - October 28, 2017

A Memorial Service will be held at the First Presbyterian Church of Annapolis 171 Duke of Gloucester Street Annapolis, Maryland 21401 on November 18, 2017 at 4:30 PM.
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Betty Lou Pilkerton

September 9, 1929 - October 28, 2017

Betty Lou Pilkerton passed away October 28, 2017. She was born in Annapolis, Maryland on September 9, 1929. She is predeceased in death by her parents, husband Joseph T. Pilkerton and a daughter, Lori Lee Pilkerton. She is survived by two sons, Joseph (Tammy) T. Pilkerton III, and Frank (Joanne) G. Pilkerton; 3 granddaughters (Crystal Bushong); 5 great grandchildren and numerous nieces and...
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Joan Earnest Downing

March 21, 1928 - October 25, 2017

Cora Joan Earnest Downing, departed this life on Wednesday, October 25, 2017, with her daughter Edie at her side. She succumbed to the debilitating effects of a massive stroke she suffered in 2013. Joan and her twin sister Jean were born on March 21, 1928. She attended Forest Park High School. Joan met the love of her life Jay Downing, at a local dance and they married in 1948. After living in...
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Patricia Everest Sidwell

November 13, 1934 - October 25, 2017

Patricia Sidwell of Arnold, Maryland, passed away October 25th, peacefully in her sleep. Patsy was born on November 13, 1934 to Frank Fort Everest and Edith Van Horn Everest in Montgomery, Al. She married Robert Dean Sidwell of Pittsfield Illinois on March 5, 1960 in Langley, Virginia. She is survived by 2 daughters, Laura McAuley of Annapolis, Maryland and Julia Redmond of Arnold, Maryland....
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Anne W. Robie

December 6, 1924 - October 22, 2017

Anne Ashford Wattles Robie “Patty,” age 92, died on October 22 in Annapolis. She was born in Washington, D.C. in December 1924, to LTJG and Mrs. Thomas Lippitt Wattles.As a Navy Junior, Patty moved with her father, mother, and younger sister, Joan, from one duty station to another. Her father was stationed at the Naval Academy while she was in high school, and they lived in the Yard....
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Nadine S. Heise

September 12, 1934 - October 19, 2017

Heise, Nadine Shirley died in Annapolis, Maryland on Thursday, October 19, 2017 after a brief illness. Mrs. Heise was predeceased by her husband, the Honorable Robert S. Heise, their son Robert (Bobby) Heise, II, Richard and Eloise Heise, Samuel and Emily Siber, and all of her siblings. She is survived by her daughter, Judy Heise of Eastport, her daughter and son-in-law Shari & Anthony...
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Cora Elizabeth Cook

September 4, 1929 - October 18, 2017

Cora Elizabeth Cook On October 18, 2017 Cora Elizabeth Cook of Annapolis passed away. Cora was predeceased by her husband Edwin W. Cook, her son Keith W. Cook and her siblings, Thomas E. Dempsey, Ruth J. Jackson, and Anna V. Walters.Cora is survived by her daughters, Cherie L. Zindorf and Joy L. Valentine and her brother Forrest E. Dempsey. Cora is also survived by her four grandchildren, Lindsey...
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James Robert Driscoll

July 10, 1933 - October 13, 2017

James (Jim) Robert Driscoll, 84, of Annapolis, MD passed away Friday, October 13. 2017 at Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis, MD. Jim was born July 10, 1933 in Dunkirk, NY, to Alta and Jerome Driscoll, the youngest of 5 brothers and 1 sister, all now deceased. He grew up in Brocton, NY and graduated from Brocton Central High School in 1951. Over the years Jim traveled back to Brocton...
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Amy Lynne Kohler

August 31, 1950 - October 13, 2017

Amy Lynne (Ketzel) Kohler 1950-2017: It was August 31, 1950, a warm sunny day in New Castle, PA when Ruth Ketzel presented her Husband, Jack, with a beautiful baby girl. They named her Amy Lynne.Shortly afterward the Ketzel’s moved into a house next door to Jameson Hospital, where Amy was born and where Ruth was a registered nurse. Amy grew up happy and healthy, attending New Castle High....
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William Berryman Morrow

May 16, 1920 - October 12, 2017

Captain William B. Morrow USN (Ret) died in Annapolis, Maryland October 12, 2017. He was born in Atlantic City, New Jersey on May 16, 1920. After a year in the Naval Reserve, he entered the Naval Academy June 1938 and graduated with the class of 1942 on December 19, 1941. He also graduated from the Naval War College and National War College during his career. During World War II, Captain...
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Verna Mae Christensen

November 21, 1931 - October 8, 2017

VERNA MAE CHRISTENSEN (Stumptner), 85, of Rathdrum, Idaho, formerly of Annapolis, Maryland, went to be with her Lord on Sunday October 8, 2017. She passed peacefully in her sleep of natural causes following a nearly three year battle with Alzheimer's. Verna was born to Albert and Mary Stumptner on November 21, 1931 in Baltimore, Maryland, and was their only child. She graduated from St. Mary&...
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Evangelos Nichols

January 28, 1932 - October 6, 2017

Evangelos “Angy” Nichols, 85, died peacefully Friday, October 6, 2017 at the Anne Arundel County Medical Center in Annapolis, Maryland.He was a life-long resident of Annapolis and owner of the landmark Little Campus Inn on Maryland Avenue. After graduating with his Bachelor's degree from the University of Maryland at College Park, Mr. Nichols joined the U.S. Air Force for four...
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Charles Lee Leonard

July 16, 1924 - October 4, 2017

Charles Lee Leonard Charles Lee Leonard, known as “Charlie” to his friends, was born in Baltimore, MD on July 16, 1924, to his parents Stephen and Blanche Leonard, and died peacefully in his sleep at his home in Arden on the Severn, Crownsville, MD on October 4, 2017. After he finished high school, he worked for the Koppers Co. but soon enlisted in the U.S. Navy in July of 1943 and...
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Elsie Beardmore

May 20, 1927 - October 4, 2017

Elsie Marie Loftus Beardmore, a life time resident of Annapolis, and most recently of Sunrise Assisted Living in Severna Park, died peacefully on October 4, 2017, at her residence. Elsie was born in the community of Weems Creek, Annapolis on May 20, 1927 to the late George Loftus and Elsie Marie Robinson who were from Baltimore. She was educated in Annapolis Public Schools graduating from...
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Mary Sutton Heald

April 17, 1934 - October 3, 2017

Mary Sutton Heald Mary Sutton Heald, age 83, a resident of Annapolis, MD since 1967, passed away October 3, 2017 from congestive heart failure at Ginger Cove Retirement Community. Mrs. Heald was born in Greenville, Mississippi and raised in North Carolina. She attended St. Mary’s Episcopal School and Junior College in Raleigh, NC, and graduated from the University of North Carolina with a...
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Florence June Catterton

June 11, 1928 - October 2, 2017

June Armiger CattertonJune Armiger Catterton passed away October 2, 2017 after a battle with cancer at the age of 89. She was born in Lower Marlboro, MD to the late Bess and Everett Armiger. A few years later the family moved to Friendship, MD; where June, her sister Alice Jane, and brother Everett Armiger, Jr. grew up.She attended Tracy’s Elementary School and graduated from Southern...
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Jason Douglas Muir

December 5, 1973 - September 30, 2017

Jason Douglas Muir died peacefully in his sleep on September 30 at his home in Annapolis, MD at the age of 43. Jason is survived by his loving wife Kim; mother Deborah Haynes (Robert) of Plainsboro, NJ; brother Justin (Aura) of Robbinsville, NJ; sister Cecile (Austin) of Olive Branch, MS and many nieces and nephews whom he adored (Danna, Caitlyn, Colin, David, Noah, Skyler, Logan, Dominic, and...
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Elizabeth Bryan Ball

February 28, 1929 - September 29, 2017

On September 29, 2017 Elizabeth Bryan Ball, 88, known to her friends as Betty, went home to her Lord. Betty was a lifelong Annapolitan, graduate of Notre Dame College in Baltimore, Naval Officer and graduate of the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California. Betty’s duty stations included California, Japan, Hawaii and Washington, D.C. While commuting to Washington from Annapolis she...
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Peter Rudolph Hruby

June 22, 1921 - September 26, 2017

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Margaret H. Terry

December 23, 1930 - September 25, 2017

Margaret Ann Hallock Terry passed away on September 25, 2017 following a long battle with complications due to a series of strokes. She was born in Annapolis, Md. to the late Russell and Margaret Hallock. She married William O.Terry in 1951 to whom she remained married until his death in 1983. She was also preceded in death by her infant brother, Samuel, in 1925. She is survived by her son, James...
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Margaret M. Donovan

September 4, 1946 - September 25, 2017

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John Valentine Sitzmann

May 18, 1992 - September 20, 2017

John Valentine Sitzmann, 25, died on September 20th, 2017 at the Naval Air Station in Kingsville, TX. John was born on May 18th, 1992 in Baltimore, MD. He attended the International School of Indiana and he graduated from Zionsville Community High School in Zionsville, IN. In 2014, John graduated from St. John's College in Annapolis, MD with a B.A. In philosophy and mathematics. He enlisted...
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Mary P. K. Jones

April 30, 1928 - September 20, 2017

Mary P. K. Jones, age 89 of Annapolis died of Congestive Heart Failure at her home on September 20, 2017. Mrs. Jones was the daughter of the late Frank Dallas Klever and Martha Loraine Klever. She was born in Hannibal, Missouri, 1928. After starting school in a one-room schoolhouse where her mother had taught for many years, she graduated from High School, 1945, and obtained a position at the...
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Ruth Adelaide Bullen

March 18, 1921 - September 19, 2017

Ruth A. Bullen a resident of Annapolis since 1938 passed away at the Rebecca Fortney Inpatient Care Center on September 19, 2017 at the age of 96 from Natural Causes. Ruth was born on March 18, 1921 in Baltimore, Maryland to the late Ruth Adelaide Miller and George W. Carson, Jr. During WW II Ruth worked with Counter Intelligence Department in Washington DC, taught in Anne Arundel County Public...
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Donald Lynn Chapman

September 11, 1924 - September 17, 2017

Donald Lynn Chapman a resident of Annapolis for 57 years known to his family and friends as “Don” passed away September 17, 2017 at his residence in Annapolis. Don was born on September 11, 1924 in Huntington, West Virginia. Don joined the Marine Corp. and served as a sergeant during WW II. After moving to Annapolis he worked at Trumpy’s Boat Yard, a building contractor and was...
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Eleanor Rogers Kramer

September 20, 1924 - September 15, 2017

Eleanor Rogers (Ellie) Kramer died unexpectedly on Friday, September 15, 2017 at her home in Annapolis. She was preceded in death by Neal, her husband of 64 years. She was born in Baltimore, Maryland on September 20th, 1924 to John Berrien Rogers and Eleanor Catherine Townsend. She attended Roland Park Country School. After her family moved to Round Bay, Severna Park in 1939; she attended...
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William A. Howard

March 23, 1960 - September 14, 2017

William Alan Howard, “Bill”, passed away peacefully at home on September 14th, 2017 after a brief illness. Born March 23, 1960 Bill was a lifetime resident of Annapolis. He enjoyed cooking special dishes for family gatherings and providing the Birch Beer. He also liked spending time fishing, crabbing and hunting with his friends.He is survived by his beloved mother, Audrey W....
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Susan Reed Peret

June 26, 1941 - September 12, 2017

Susan Reed Peret, “Sue”, a long-time resident of Annapolis, passed away on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 due to respiratory failure. Born on June 26, 1941 in Pennsylvania, Sue graduated from Annapolis High School in 1959 and also attended classes at the University of Maryland. She worked for Nationwide Insurance, retiring in 1999. Post retirement, Sue worked part-time for the Western...
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Elizabeth Dora Dax

March 1, 1955 - September 11, 2017

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Esther Settembrini

April 6, 1930 - September 10, 2017

Esther Stokes Settembrini On September 10, 2017 in Annapolis, MD. Esther was a life long Annapolitan. She was born in Annapolis on April 6, 1930 to Cosby M. Stokes and Esther Francis Stokes.Esther retired from the Anne Arundel County School System as an elementary school teacher. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Shady Side and Heritage Baptist Church. Esther met her husband , of 63...
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Thelma Henry Diggs

July 12, 1921 - September 9, 2017

Thelma Henry Diggs died peacefully at home September 9, 2017. She was 96 years old. Mrs. Diggs was born July 12, 1921, in Salisbury, Maryland to the late Bessie and Burton Henry. As a child, Mrs. Diggs grew up on Labrot Farm, which later became Sandy Point State Park. She lived in Annapolis until 2015 when she moved to assisted living in Severna Park. Mrs. Diggs was a graduate of Annapolis...
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Patricia Van Mater

November 19, 1923 - September 9, 2017

Patricia Leonard Van Mater, born November 19, 1923, passed away peacefully on 9/9/2017 at the age of 93. She was preceded in death by her husband of fifty years, George C. Van Mater (1996). Pat was a 49 year resident of Wardour where she lived with fierce independence into her 90's. Her independence, willingness to speak her mind, quirky humor and warm heart were her defining features. She...
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Patricia Carroll Aldersley

November 8, 1934 - September 6, 2017

Patricia Carroll Aldersley passed away peacefully at 82 years of age on Wednesday, September 6, 2017 in Annapolis, MD. She was born in Washington, DC on November 8, 1934 to Calvert and Alice Carroll. She married on January 23, 1955 to David Aldersley. Her husband preceded her in death. She was retired after a long career as an Executive Secretary for the United Brotherhood of Carpenters. Pat...
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Patricia Trainum Field

December 8, 1939 - August 31, 2017

Patricia Trainum Field, a life-long resident of Annapolis, passed away from natural causes after a courageous battle at her residence on August 31, 2017. “Pat” or “Trish” as she was known to her family and friends was born on December 8, 1939 in Craigsville, Virginia to the late Ruth and Patrick Trainum. She attended Virginia Polytechnic Institute and graduated in 1961...
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Norman Francis Herrmann

May 14, 1920 - August 29, 2017

On August 29, 2017 in Annapolis, MD, after a short illness. He was a long-time resident of Ocean City, MD and Woodstock, MD. Norman was born on May 14, 1920 in Baltimore, MD, the only son of the late George and Catherine O’Neill Herrmann. He is survived by his four children: Lisa A. Aszklar (Henry) of Annapolis, MD; Jane F. Herrmann of Vienna, VA; Mark F. Herrmann (Tammy) of Charlotte, NC...
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Marion Elliott Catterton

May 13, 1918 - August 28, 2017

Marion E. Catteron passed away August 28, 2017. He was 99 years old. Born in West River, Maryland to Mary A. and Elliott N. Catterton on May 13, 1918. He was one of twelve children survived by a brother Lee Catterton and a sister Roberta Hughes. He grew up in Harwood, Maryland and served in the U.S. Army Airforce during World War II. He flew over the “hump” and spent time in the...
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Michael Foley

July 10, 1942 - August 25, 2017

A Memorial Mass will be held on Saturday, September 2, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at St. John Neumann's Catholic Church 620 N. Bestgate Road, Annapolis, MD 21401.Please leave a condolence in the online register book for the family.
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Orlando Ridout

August 13, 1922 - August 25, 2017

Orlando Ridout IV of Annapolis died at age 95 on August 25, 2017. A lifelong resident of St. Margaret’s, he was born August 13, 1922, the son of Orlando Ridout III and Mary McKinsey Ridout.He was known and loved for his deep knowledge about the history of the area and its residents throughout the centuries. His occasional writings about local history were treasured by many, with the most...
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Donald Mayer Reed

January 14, 1939 - August 20, 2017

Services and interment are private.
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William Elmer Norfolk

May 24, 1941 - August 18, 2017

On August 18, 2017 Bill Norfolk, 76, of Annapolis Maryland, passed away quietly at home surrounded by his loving family. Bill is survived by his wife Patsy, daughters Allison (Beau) Laskey and Stacy (Shaun) Francis, stepdaughter Hilary (Jason) Von Rohr, brother Oliver (Shirley) Norfolk, 6 grandchildren and 2 step grandchildren, nieces, nephews and extended family. At the age of 19 Bill began a...
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Edward Stephen Hendricks

November 5, 1934 - August 14, 2017

Edward Stephen Hendricks, Jr. “Sonny” passed away on August 14, 2017 at the Rebecca Fortney Inpatient Care Center after a brief illness. Sonny formally of Annapolis, resided in Arnold for the past 25 years. He was born on November 5, 1934 in Annapolis to the late Katherine Hendricks (nee Leitch) and Edward Stephen Hendricks, Sr. After graduating from Annapolis High School in 1952 he...
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Frances Joan Narducci

June 24, 1934 - August 12, 2017

Frances J. Narducci died peacefully in her sleep on Saturday, August 12th, 2017. Frances was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, sister and a true and loyal friend. A devout Catholic, she cherished her faith everyday of her life. She lived life with a loving and generous spirit and a warm kindness towards everyone she met. Frances was a parishioner at St. Paul’s, R.C. in Ramsey, NJ for 45...
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Roland Crocker Davies

July 26, 1932 - August 9, 2017

Lifelong sailor, uncompromising architect, husband, and father of three boys, Roland “Rody” Davies passed away on August 9, 2017, while working on his sailboat. He is survived by Peggy, his wife of 56 years, his three sons, and four grandchildren. Rody was born in Washington, D.C. on July 26, 1932. He graduated from Landon in 1951, and Washington & Lee in 1955 where he played...
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Barbara Ann Kuffler

May 29, 1947 - August 9, 2017

Barbara Ann Kuffler (Bobbi), Age 70, of Leonardtown MD, passed away Wednesday August 9, 2017. She was the devoted wife of Michael John Kuffler whom she married on August 19, 1966, celebrating 50 years together. Born in Annapolis MD, Bobbi was the daughter of the late Richard and Viola King. She is survived by her husband Mike of Leonardtown MD and her son Richard Kuffler (Lisa) of Ocala FL, her...
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Louise Boniface Zablocki

August 8, 2017 - August 8, 2017

On August 8, 2017 passed away at home in Annapolis, MD.She is survived by her husband Robert and sister Mary Boniface French. Louise was a graduate of Notre Dame College of Maryland and Morgan State University. She taught for 30 years in Baltimore City Public Schools. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on August 12th at 10:30 AM at St. Mary’s Catholic Church 109 Duke of Gloucester St...
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Karl Emil Schlachter

February 11, 1924 - August 1, 2017

Karl Schlachter, age 93, of Stratford, CT, passed away August 1, 2017 at Bridgeport Hospital. Karl was born in Piermont, NY. Before his retirement, he was VP of Client Services for Wright Investors Services in Bridgeport. He was a graduate of Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, NJ. and was an avid railroad photographer and enthusiast and served as a past officer for the Railway and...
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Dorothy Ann Neimiller

December 14, 1940 - July 31, 2017

Dorothy Ann Neimiller, 76, of Annapolis passed away July 31, with family by her side. She was born to the late Henry and Pearl Trott and widowed by Ralph F. Thompson in August 1973. She was remarried and widowed by Charles R. Neimiller in October 1991. She survives by two sons Dale Thompson with wife Karen and Michael Thompson Sr. Also by her five Grandchildren Joshua, Megan, Katie, Michael Jr.,...
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Katherine Wilson Atterbury

July 22, 1932 - July 26, 2017

Katherine Wilson Atterbury On July 26th, Katherine Wilson Atterbury passed away peacefully in her sleep. Born July 22, 1932, Mrs. Atterbury had recently celebrated her 85th birthday with her family. Mrs. Atterbury was born in Friendship MD to parents Julius Edwin and Mary Katherine Streett Wilson, and spent her early life on the family farm, Trent Hall, attended Southern High School until...
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Nowland Edmundson Reynolds

December 27, 1922 - July 26, 2017

Nowland Edmundson Reynolds III Nowland ''Ed'' Reynolds has passed away at 94 years old after a brief illness. He was born in Washington, DC , the son of Nowland E. Reynolds II and Marguerite Walling Woodward. Ed, his parents, and brother and sister lived for a short time in Cottage City , MD before moving to a house on Arlington Avenue in Relay, MD. When the church next door...
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Robert Daniel Hopkins

April 1, 1926 - July 25, 2017

Robert Daniel (Hoppy/Bobby) Hopkins of Reading, PA formerly Annapolis, passed away at Keystone Villa of Douglassville in the early morning on 7/25/17. He was predeceased by his wife of 58 years, Corinne Keller Hopkins, who passed away on 10/30/05. Bobby is survived by his children: Barbara Ann Miller, Reading, PA; Donna Lynn Hopkins, Reading, PA; and Robert Hopkins, Jr, Scottsdale, AZ;...
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Stephanie Obenchain Woll

July 10, 1947 - July 21, 2017

Stephanie Obenchain Woll died peacefully at home surrounded by her family in the late afternoon on July 21, 2017 in Annapolis, Maryland at the age of 70 after a courageous and graceful fight against breast cancer.Stephanie is survived by her three adult children, their spouses, and her beloved grandchildren – Amy and Mark Gonzalez of Edgewater, Maryland, parents to Reid (8) and Cora (4);...
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Virginia H. Sacher

March 27, 1922 - July 19, 2017

Virginia H. Sacher (nee Heatherly), 95, a resident of The Gardens of Annapolis, passed away on July 19th 2017 at Easton, MD. She was born on March 27, 1922, in Wheeling, WV, where she was raised and attended Tridelphia High School. She previously lived in Bowie, MD; Wheeling WV; Morgantown, WV; and Oakland, MD. She had worked at Laidley & Selby stationary store, Will O’ the Wisp Resort...
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Gloria N. Sheckells

November 29, 1922 - July 13, 2017

Gloria Sheckells, long-time resident of Harness Creek, Annapolis, passed away July 13, 2017. She was 94. Born in Baltimore, MD, she spent periods of her childhood on Long Island, NY and Philadelphia, PA. She came to Annapolis in the 1940's where she met and married her husband of over 60 years, John Sheckells, who predeceased her in 2009. She joined Calvary United Methodist Church in February...
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Billie G. Taylor Bedford

February 8, 1914 - July 9, 2017

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Mabel Estelle Wood

October 1, 1931 - June 30, 2017

Mabel Estelle Wood (Miller), Age 85, of Crofton, Maryland passed peacefully to be with the Lord on Friday, June 30, 2017. Mabel was an exceptional woman whose smile and laughter were infectious and brought joy to all who knew and loved her. Throughout her entire life, Mabel loved to dance, especially with her favorite dance partner and High School Sweet Heart, her late husband of 59 years,...
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