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|Willett, Susie Blanche
|Susie Blanche Willett of Bryans Road, MD (formerly of Accokeek, MD), died on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at her residence. She was 98 years old. Born on January 26, 1916, she was the daughter of the late Blanche S. Pickeral and the late Frank Penn. |
Mrs. Willett was a cafeteria worker for the Prince George’s County Board of Education and received the Outstanding Service Award from the Board. A life-long member of Christ Episcopal Church in Accokeek, she served on the church auxiliary for over 39 years. A wonderful wife, mother and grandmother, Mrs. Willett was the last living member of the Penn family.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph Harold Willett and numerous siblings.
She is survived by her daughters Margaret (Venie) Moran of Venice, FL and Theda Sue Willett Kirk of Accokeek, MD; her granddaughter Robin Kirk Sargent; her great-grandchildren Ryan Terese Sargent and Randa Terese Sargent; and her great-great-grandson, Reece Gregory Sargent.
Visitation on Tuesday, May 6, 2014 from 3-8PM at Christ Episcopal Church, 600 Farmington Road West, Accokeek, MD 20607 and where a Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, May 7, 2014 beginning at 11AM with Rev. Father Brian Vander Wel officiating. Interment to follow in the church cemetery.
Arrangements provided by Raymond Funeral Service.
|Abell, Theresa Ann
Birth: 1918-12-16 in Waldorf, Maryland
|Theresa A. Grabis Abell, 95, of St. Clements Shores, Compton, MD passed away peacefully on April 21, 2014 at Hospice House of St. Mary’s in Callaway, MD. She was born December 16, 1918 in Waldorf, MD and was the daughter of the late John P. and Barbara Therres Grabis. |
Theresa was married June 22, 1940 at St. Mary’s Church in Bryantown, MD to the late Frank T. Abell who preceded her in death on November 18, 2004.
She was the devoted mother of David F. Abell (Ruth “Dolly) of Leonardtown, MD and Patricia A. Greenwell (Jimmy) of Compton, MD. She was the grandmother of Pamela L. Abell of Hollywood, MD, Todd Greenwell (Jackie) of Hollywood, MD, Brian Abell (Lisa) of Harwood, MD, Scott Greenwell (Betty) of Compton, MD and Bruce Abell (Kristen) of Stephens City, VA; the great grandmother of Amelia Abell, Tyler Brooks, Dylan Abell, Connor Greenwell and Carley Greenwell; the foster great grandmother of Tommy King and Michelle King of Compton, MD and foster great great grandmother of Lexie Roach.
Theresa is survived by her sisters Catherine Burch of White Plains, MD, Mary Alice Bradley of Fayetteville, PA, Mary Jo Cusick of Waldorf, MD and a brother Ralph Grabis of Mechanicsville, MD.
She was predeceased by her sisters Martha Hadoba, Louise Eckloff, Hilda Baker, Helena Kragh, Rose Raley, Ellen Anderson and brothers Raymond Grabis, Jerome Grabis, and Charles “Buddy” Grabis.
Theresa attended St. Mary’s Catholic School in Bryantown, MD and was a graduate of Hughesville High School in Hughesville, MD. Theresa was employed at Arthur’s Restaurant in Leonardtown, MD from 1950 to 1959 and worked at the Navy Exchange on NAS, Patuxent River, MD from 1959 until her retirement in 1976.
She loved being with her family and through the years enjoyed gambling, especially, the trips to Las Vegas, NV with her sister Hilda, crocheting for her family, working in her flower garden, working on various types of puzzles and following the Orioles baseball team and NASCAR auto racing. Theresa was a parishioner at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Newtowne Neck, Compton, MD. She was a beautiful person who loved her family dearly and will be truly missed.
Pallbearers will be her grandsons, Todd Greenwell, Brian Abell, Scott Greenwell, and her nephews Rick Raley, Charles Grabis, Danny Anderson, and honorary pallbearers, grandson Bruce Abell and foster great-grandson Tommy King.
Arrangements provided by Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home.
Birth: 1946-09-05 in Greenack, Scotland
|Ann McDougall Carrigan Goshorn, 67, of St. Leonard, Maryland passed away on April 21, 2014 in the Burnett Calvert Hospice House. Born September 5, 1946 in Greenack, Scotland to the late John and Kate Casement Carrigan. |
Ann was the youngest of four daughters. She attended Catholic Schools until the age of 15, which is when you graduated in Scotland. She worked in a factory until she quit to care for her ill mother.
She met a handsome sailor, Sam, in the winter of 1963, later to marry him in December 1964. Sam brought her to the US in 1965, where they began to raise their family.
Ann had a few various jobs such as a waitress, department store clerk, the last one being Walmart. Her most memorable job was being a substitute teacher for Calvert County Public School System.
She enjoyed her family, watching her grandchildren, traveling, playing cards and bingo.
Ann is survived by her husband of 49 years, Samuel C. Goshorn, Jr., mother of Patsy Beverly and her husband Andy of St. Leonard, MD, Samuel C. Goshorn, III of Fayetteville, NC, Samantha Dalrymple and her husband Bobby of Prince Frederick, MD, and Ginny Dalrymple and her husband Eddie of Port Republic, MD. Grandmother of Dalton Kistler, Cal Goshorn, Alyssa Goshorn, Colby Beverly, Tanner Goshorn, Wally Dalrymple, Scotty Dalrymple and Luke Dalrymple. She is also survived by two sisters, Ellen Cunningham and her husband Tucker and Betty Provan, both of Scotland, and many other family members.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday April 23, 2014 from 6-8 PM at the Rausch Funeral Home, 4405 Broomes Island Road, Port Republic, MD and on Thursday April 24, 2014 from 10 until the time of services at 11 AM at Waters Memorial United Methodist Church, St. Leonard, MD. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimers Association.
Arrangements provided by Rausch Funeral Home.
|Stringer, Bobette Adair
Birth: 1953-12-08 in Elmira, New York
|Bobette Adair Stringer, 60, of Lexington Park, MD passed away on April 21, 2014 at Hospice House of Charles County in Waldorf, MD. She was born on December 8, 1953 in Elmira, NY to Robert R. Michael and the late Millie Etta (Clark) Donlin.|
Before retiring, Bobbi worked as a Program Analyst for the Naval Air Systems Command at the Patuxent River Naval Air Base, Lexington Park, MD. She liked horses and dogs, especially English Setters. Bobbie also enjoyed gardening, cooking, auctions, flea markets, boating and fishing. She was an accomplished barrel racer at horse shows as a teenager and a professional jockey for a short time. She bred and showed English Setters in her kennel (Driftwood), including a couple of Champions.
Prior to working at Navair, Pax River, Bobbi worked at the Defense Contracts Management Area in-plant office at Lockheed Martin in Owego, NY.
Bobette is survived by her husband, Gary L. Stringer; and her father, Robert Michael.
A private service or gathering may be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to any local animal shelter or a Veterans' charity.
Arrangements are being handled by Brinsfield-Echols Funeral Home, P.A., 30195 Three Notch Road, Charlotte Hall, MD 20622.
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