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|Tippett, Edith May
Birth: 1920-06-22 in Plymouth, England
|Edith (Edna) May Tippett, 92, of Mechanicsville, MD died on Sunday, February 24, 2013 in Hospice House of St. Mary’s in Callaway, Maryland. Born on June 22, 1920 in Plymouth, England, she was the daughter of Edith Emily and Francis Chubb. |
She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and homemaker.
Edith, known to her friends as Edna and to her grandchildren and great grandchildren as Maw Maw. She was truly an Angel sent from Heaven. She was well loved by all who knew her and touched the lives of all she met.
She loved to take care of her family, attend church, read daily scriptures and verses from her bible, and many other spiritual books given to her throughout her life by her family. She loved flowers, her afternoon tea, her chocolates, and John Wayne movies.
She served in the British Royal Navy in England from 1941-1945. There she met her husband, Andrew L. Tippett, Sr. who was serving in the United States Army and was stationed in England during World War II. Edith and Andrew were married on November 30, 1944 and came to the United States in February of 1947. She was a faithful member of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church of Mechanicsville, Maryland.
She was preceded in death by her husband Andrew L. Tippett, Sr. who passed away on July 21, 1997 , parents Edith Emily and Francis A. Chubb, sister Lillian D. Chubb, 2 brothers George and Frank Chubb, 3 sons Terence D. Tippett (Terry) Nathan T. Tippett, Bradley Thomas Tippett, and great-grandson Brandon M. Weber.
She is survived by her sister Violet Dobson of Plymouth, England, children; Teresa A. Buckler and son-in-law Leroy Buckler, Jr., of Charlotte Hall, MD., Virginia L. Weber (Ginny) and son–in–law JP Weber of Mechanicsville, MD., Andrew L. Tippett, Jr. (Drew) and daughter in law Gloria Tippett of Mechanicsville, and Sharlene M. Cross and son in law Steve Cross, Sr. of Mechanicsville, MD., Mary Tippett, daughter in law of Walker, LA, also survived by 15 grandchildren; Lori Gilbert, Kim Thompson, Jeffrey Weber, Jason Weber, Jessica Weber, Bradley Tippett, Jamie Tippett, Tiffany Rowe, Stephen Cross, Jr., Vicki Rice, Joe Mike Tippett, Ritchie, Tippett, Ron Emerson, Veronica Higgs all of St. Mary’s County, and Jenny Belcher of Walker, LA, 24 great grandchildren; Russell Gilbert, Ryan Gilbert, David Thompson, Erika Weber, Hailey Weber, McKayla Buckler, Dylan Buckler, Ethan Nairn, Jessalynn Weber, JT Tippett, Austin Tippett, Conner Tippett, Gage Belcher, Charisma Belcher, Michael Tippett, Mathew Tippett, David Tippett, Hailey Rice, Lindsey Rice, Owen Tippett, Andrew Tippett, Olivia Higgs, Jarrett Higgs, and Elizabeth Emerson.
Pallbearers will be: Jeffrey Weber, Jason Weber, Jamie Tippett, Bradley Tippett, Joe Mike Tippett, Ritchie Tippett, Stephen Cross, Jr., and Ron Emerson, Jr. Honorary pallbearers will be; Charlie Gilbert, Eddie Thompson, David Rowe, Mickey Ryce and David Goldsborough.
The family is requesting the contributions be made to Hospice House of St. Mary’s, P.O. Box 625, Leonardtown MD 20650.
Arrangements provided by Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home.
|Williams, John Raymond, Sr.
Birth: 1936-07-25 in Washington, DC
|John Raymond Williams, Sr., 76, departed this life on February 24, 2013 in La Plata, Maryland. “Mike”, as he was called by his family, was one of seven children born to James and Betty Williams on July 25, 1936 in Washington, D.C. |
Raymond received his education in St. Mary’s County, where he also met and married Dorothy Marie Thompson. They were united in marriage on April 12, 1958 and from this union were blessed with eleven children.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Marie Williams; parents, James and Betty Williams; sisters, Annie Cradle, and Mary and Hattie Williams; and brothers, Lawson and Charles Williams.
To cherish his memory, Raymond leaves behind his children, Juliet, Thomas (Sharon), Patricia (Jerome), Charlene (Joseph), Laurey, John, Jr., Dwayne (Connie), Collette, Marilyn (Jim), Ronald (Kia) and Sonya; twenty-two grandchildren, twenty-one great-grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren; brother, Randolph Williams, along with a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends.
Family and friends will unite on Friday, March 1, 2013 for visitation at 10:00 am until time of service at 11:00 am at Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home Chapel, 38576 Brett Way, Mechanicsville, MD. Interment to follow at Charles Memorial Gardens, Leonardtown, MD.
Arrangements provided by Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home.
|Bourassa, Richard Lawrence
Birth: 1948-02-10 in Camden, New Jersey
|Richard Lawrence Bourassa of Waldorf, Md. died on Sunday, February 24, 2013 at Washington Hospital Center in Washington, DC. He was 65 years old. Son of the living Raymond and Jean Bourassa.|
Richard served in the United States Navy and was a Vietnam Veteran.
Survived by his wife of 29 years, Maryann Bourassa; children, Christopher Bourassa of Washington, DC, Brianne Bourassa of Waldorf, Md., and Eric, Ryan and Danielle Bourassa; and his sister, Renee Bunting of Va.
Visitation: Saturday, March 2, 2013 from 1PM until time of Funeral Service at 3PM at Raymond Funeral Chapel (5635 Washington Avenue, La Plata, Md. 20646). Clergy: Rev. Wayne Kempson.
Interment: PRIVATE at Maryland Veterans Cemetery in Cheltenham, Md.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association.
Arrangements provided by Raymond Funeral Service.
|Thompson, Mildred Leonora
|Thompson, Mildred Lenora (Age 90) of Indian Head (Pomonkey), Maryland.|
Mildred Lenora Thompson, was born on April 3, 1922, to the late William H. and Thelery A. Thompson. She went to be with the Lord on Sunday, February 24, 2013 at Fort Washington Medical Center in Fort Washington, Maryland.
Mildred was educated in the Charles County School System, where she graduated from Pomonkey High School. Shortly after graduation she moved to Brooklyn, New York, where she started her employment with the telephone company as a 911 operator. While there she met and married James Thompson on April 12, 1965. They were married 31 years before he passed. Mildred moved back to Maryland in 1975, where she continued her employment with the C&P telephone company, until she retired.
Mildred joined the Metropolitan United Methodist Church at an early age and continued to attend until her health failed. Mildred loved to do arts and crafts, bowl, fish and crab at Eagle Harbor, and go to the casino. She also enjoyed going to the Indian Head Senior Center, where she would teach others her arts and crafts.
She will definitely be missed for telling jokes and stories and keeping everyone within ear shot in stitches.
Mildred leaves to cherish her memory one sister, Pearl Furey, adopted daughter, Thelery Mack, son-in-law Melvin Mack, two granddaughters, Kimberly and Adrienne Mack, three great grandchildren, Alantre’, Tre’Nique and De-Jahn Mack. Her devoted Godson, who was like a son to her, Vaughn Potter, God daughter, Sheila Swann, niece who was like a daughter and her care giver, Roberta Gladden; two sisters-in-law, Elvira Thompson and Connie Thompson, best friend, Dorothy Huguley and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Viewing, 10am until time of Service, 11am, Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at Metropolitan United Methodist Church, 3385 Metropolitan Church Road, Indian Head, Maryland. Interment, Church Cemetery.
Arrangements, THORNTON Funeral Home, P.A., Indian Head, Maryland.
|Righter, Yanda Lee
|Yanda Lee Righter of Waldorf, Maryland, passed away on Sunday Feb 24, 2013 at St. Lukes Hospital in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania at the age of 76. She was born on December 21, 1936 to the late Richard L. Charles and Katherine L. Middleton. |
She was active in the community and contributed greatly to the Waldorf Little League Ladies Auxillary in Waldorf, Maryland. She enjoyed crocheting, cooking, watching the Food Network and loved watching her Philadelphia Phillies during baseball season.
She is survived by her loving husband George Righter, her daughter Stacie, and sons Stewart, Scott, Billy and Troy, as well as her grandchildren Scotty, Christopher, Chelsea, Jordan, Cassandra, Nicholas, Zachary, Scarlett, Alex, Lukas and Carleigh, and her great grandchildren Emma and Alexis.
The family will receive friends at Huntt Funeral Home in Waldorf, Maryland on Friday March 1, 2013 from 2pm to 4pm and from 6pm to 8pm. The funeral service will be held at the Huntt Funeral Home on March 2, 2013 at 11am, and burial to follow at Cedar Hill Cemetery in Suitland, Maryland.
Arrangements provided by Huntt Funeral Home.
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