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Briscoe, Mary Gloria

Birth: 1921-02-15 in Luzerne, Pennsylvania
Residence: Calvert County, Maryland
Death: Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Laid to Rest: Monday, October 27, 2014 in the Christ Church Cemetery, Port Republic, Maryland
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Click to see full size photoMary Gloria Sesson Briscoe, 93, of Calvert County, died October 21, 2014. She was born February 15, 1921 in Luzerne, Pennsylvania.

She was the first daughter of Paul Sesson and Mary Onesko Sesson, who both immigrated to the United States through Ellis Island in the early 1900’s. Her siblings, who all predeceased her, include three brothers: John Nohena, William Sesson, and Michael Sesson; and one sister, Anna Sesson Stegura.

She graduated from Misericordia University in 1942 with a degree in Home Economics, and later from the University of Maryland with a Masters in Nutrition. Mary interviewed for a teaching position with the Calvert High School in 1944, where she continued to teach until 1965.

She met John “Jack” Dawkins Briscoe the following year after he returned home from World War II. They were married in June 1948 and she continued to teach until their first child Chloe (Ewalt) was born. Chloe was followed by John, Mary-Clare (McNatt), and Tommy.

In 1965, Mary continued to teach Home Economics at the Annapolis Junior High, and then later at the Annapolis Senior High until her retirement in 1980.

Mary was a President of Delta Kappa Gamma – an international society for key woman educators, a President of the Calvert Garden Club, a Master Gardener, served on the Judges Council of the Federated Garden Clubs of Maryland, and revived the Young Gardeners Club. She was also a member of the Altar Guild at Christ Church and the Architectural Review Board for Calvert County. Mary served on both the Christ Church Vestry and new Rector Search Committee.

Mary had a passion for painting, sewing, cooking, and gardening, and excelled at all four of these talents. Her many water colors and flowers graced her home with vibrant color.

She is survived by her four children, nine grandchildren, nine great grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends at Mary’s home on Sunday, October 26, 2014 from 3-6 PM. Funeral Services will be held on Monday, October 27, 2014, 11 AM at Christ Church, Port Republic, MD. Interment will follow in church cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be sent to Christ Church, Calvert Hospice, or the Alzheimer’s Association. Funeral arrangements provided by Rausch Funeral Home, Port Republic.

Grover, Pauline Marie

Birth: 1929-02-25
Residence: Solomons, Maryland
Death: Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Garrity, Norma Theresa

Birth: 1924-09-02
Residence: Waldorf, Maryland
Death: Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Click to see full size photoNorma Theresa Gerrity, 90, of Waldorf, MD died on October 21, 2014 at the Genesis Waldorf Center.

Norma was a bookkeeper in the garment industry for 30 plus years and was of the Catholic faith. She loved sewing, reading, playing with her dog, and was known as a loving mother and grandmother.

She is the daughter of the late Lawrence Pautasso and the late Emilia Laparia Pautasso. She is also predeceased by her late husband, Robert Edwin Gerrity. She is survived by her son, Robert L. Gerrity and his wife Kathie and two grandchildren, Kevin and Megan Gerrity.

Funeral Services and Interment will take place at a later date at Arlington National Cemetery. Arrangements by Raymond Funeral Service in La Plata, MD.

Hall, Roger D.

Birth: 1947-04-03 in McDowell County, West Virginia
Residence: Lusby, Maryland
Death: Monday, October 20, 2014
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Roger D. Hall, 67, of Lusby, MD passed on Monday October, 20, 2014 in Washington, DC. Born in McDowell County, WV he was a son of the late Willie C. and Billie (Bowman) Hall.

He was a veteran having served in the United States Marine Corps. He worked for Calvert County Government for many years, retiring in 2009 from the Court Assessors office.

He enjoyed attending classic car shows, his artwork, reading, watching movies, and listening to Motown music.

He is survived by his brother John C. Hall(Betty), a niece Krissy Karbett and a nephew Robert C. Hall, and his two loving companions, his dogs, Toto and Mugsy.

Memorial contributions in his name may be made to the Calvert County Animal Welfare League, P.O. Box 1660, Prince Frederick, MD 20678. Arrangements provided by Lee Funeral Home.

VanBellen, Leo W.

Birth: 1933-06-21
Death: Monday, October 20, 2014
Laid to Rest: Friday, October 24, 2014 in the Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church Cemetery, Lexington Park, Maryland
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A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Friday, October, 24, 2014 at 11:00AM in Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, with Father Marco Schad officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, October 23, 2014 from 5:00PM to 8:00PM with prayers recited at 7:30PM in the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home, Leonardtown, MD.


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