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Himes, Donald Leroy
Birth: Thursday, June 30, 1938 in Porter, Pennsylvania
Residence: Mechanicsville, Maryland
Death: Saturday, July 18, 2015 at the age of 77
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CPO Donald Leroy Himes, USN (Ret.), 77, of Mechanicsville, MD, died Saturday, July 18, 2015, at Hospice House of St. Mary's surrounded by his loving family. He was born on June 30, 1938 in Porter, PA to the late Boyd Melvin Himes and Anna Mae Bouch.

In 1958, Don proudly enlisted in the United States Navy and served until his retirement and honorable discharge in 1979 as a Senior Chief Petty Officer in Avionics. After retirement he worked as a contractor for the Navy, then established C & H Flooring.

He was an avid outdoorsman, and enjoyed hunting. He enjoyed taking hunting trips to the family home in Pennsylvania and to the local farms with his sons. He taught bow hunter safety and hunting safety to many people. He coached sports team for young people. One of his greatest accomplishments was helping to get schools in Maryland for children with disabilities and special education needs. He observed the lack of services for these children and testified before Maryland State Congress advocating for schools in Maryland, particularly St. Mary's County. His greatest love was for his family, whom he enjoyed spending all his time with. He was a past Worshipful Master at the Thomas J. Shroyck Masonic Lodge in Hollywood, MD.

Don is survived by his children, Susan Bosse of Palatka, FL, Steven Himes (Sherry) of Mechanicsville, MD, Joan Himes of Hollywood, MD, David Himes of Palatka, FL, and Laura Caspar (Joe) of Clements, MD; his sisters, Jean Ludwig and Louise Himes, 9 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren; and his ex-wife and close friend, Virginia A. Himes. He is preceded in death by his parents.

All services will be private. Memorial Contributions may be made to Hospice of St. Mary's, P.O. Box 625, Leonardtown, MD 20650. Arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., Leonardtown, MD.

McGrath, Edna Lucile
Birth: Sunday, February 15, 1925
Residence: Coltonís Point, Maryland
Death: Saturday, July 18, 2015 at the age of 90
Laid to Rest: Wednesday, July 22, 2015 in the Charles Memorial Gardens, Leonardtown, Maryland
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Edna Lucile McGrath, 90, of Colton's Point, MD passed away on July 18, 2015 in Callaway, MD. Born on February 15, 1925 she was the daughter of the late Christina Catherine Lehew Leek and Leprinces Berl Leek.

Edna was the loving wife of the late Joseph Donald McGrath, whom she married in Holy Angels Catholic Church Avenue, MD, and who preceded her in death on July 8, 2004.

Edna is survived by her children: Joseph Lawrence McGrath of Waldorf, MD Patricia L. Meyers of Boise, ID, and grandchildren.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday, July 22, 2015 from 10:00 AM ¬Ė 11:00 AM in the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home, Leonardtown, MD. A Funeral Service will follow at 11:00 Am with Deacon Joseph Lloyd officiating. Interment will follow in Charles Memorial Gardens Leonardtown, MD. Contributions may be made to the 7th. District Vol. Rescue Squad P.O. Box 7 Avenue, MD 20609. Arrangements provided by Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home.

Roach, Charles Corbett
Birth: Thursday, May 09, 1946 in Houston, Texas
Residence: St. Inigoes, Maryland
Death: Saturday, July 18, 2015 at the age of 69
Laid to Rest: in the Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia
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CWO4 Charles Corbett Roach, USN (Ret.), 69, of St. Inigoes, MD, passed away Saturday, July 18, 2015 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Charles was born on May 9, 1946 in Houston, TX to Mary Burkhardt Roach and the late Hollis L. Roach.

In 1965, Charles proudly entered the United States Navy and dedicated over 32 years of service before his retirement and honorable discharge in 1997 as a Chief Warrant Officer 4. After retiring from the Navy, he was employed by the Department of Defense as the Deputy Director of A.I.M.D.

On April 1, 1989, Charles married his beloved wife, Karen Ann Keeney in Virginia Beach, VA. Together they celebrated over 26 wonderful years of marriage.

Charles was an avid hunter and fisherman, skilled wood crafter, making many unique and one of a kind shadow boxes. Charles enjoyed helping others and volunteered with Christmas in April and the Calvert Marine Museum. Charles was a member of the VFW Post 2632, Sanner's Lake Gun Club, Certified NRA Range Officer and Instructor, and Certified Hunter Safety Instructor, and American Motorcycle Club Member.

In addition to his beloved wife, Charles is also survived by his children, Les Roach and his significant other, Tammy Hildreth of Pepperell, MA, Kim Garrett and her husband, Bonn Garrett III of Virginia Beach, VA, and Trina Jacobs and her significant other, David Peak, Jr. of St. Inigoes, MD; his siblings, Larry Roach of Pinehurst, TX and Lawrence Roach of Wallis, TX; his grandchildren, Brianna Church, Grayson Garrett , Cameron Beausoleil, and Ryan Beausoleil; and his great granddaughter, Raelinn Beausoleil. In addition to his father, he is also preceded in death by his sister, Sharon Mackey.

Interment will be held at a later date at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA. Memorial Contribution may be made to Sanner's Lake Gun Club, P.O. Box 1300, Lexington Park, MD 20653 and Christmas in April, P.O. Box 705, Hollywood, MD 20636. Arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., Leonardtown, MD.

Montgomery, James Gills
Birth: Tuesday, March 29, 1960 in Prince Frederick, Maryland
Residence: St. Leonard, Maryland
Death: Thursday, July 16, 2015 at the age of 55
Laid to Rest: Monday, July 20, 2015 in the Broomes Island Cemetery
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James Gillis Montgomery, 55, of St. Leonard, Maryland passed away on July 16, 2015 at his home in St. Leonard, Maryland. He was born March 29, 1960 in Prince Frederick, Maryland to the Rindy P. and the late Willie Montgomery. Besides his father, James is also preceded in death by his sister, Barbara Parks, and brothers David Allen and Kenneth Willie Montgomery.

James was a hard working man, starting out in the construction field as a heavy equipment operator at a young age.  Due to his hard work and dedication he climbed the ranks to become a foreman for Reliable Contracting Company. 

His battle with Cancer ultimately forced him to retire early, but he didn't let that slow him down. Much of free time was spent with his four legged children, listening to music, and continuing to work hard on home improvement projects. James was a car and train enthusiast.  He enjoyed spending time driving his Dodge Charger, and collecting model cars and trains.  Most of all, he was loving and dedicated to his family.

James is survived by his mother, Rindy P. Montgomery and his niece Bobbi Parks.

The family will receive friends on Monday, July 20, 2015 at the Rausch Funeral Home, 4405 Broomes Island Road, Port Republic from 10:30 ¬Ė 12 Noon with funeral service to be held at 12 Noon. Interment will follow in Broomes Island Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to either American Cancer Society or Calvert Hospice. Arrangements provided by Rausch Funeral Home.

Pfister, Tanya Lee
Birth: Wednesday, April 22, 1970 in Wiesbaden, Germany
Residence: Lexington Park, Maryland
Death: Thursday, July 16, 2015 at the age of 45
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Tanya Lee Pfister, 45, of Lexington Park, MD passed away Thursday, July 16, 2015 at Hospice House of St. Mary's in Callaway, MD, surrounded by her loving family. She was born on April 22, 1970 in Wiesbaden, Germany to Lee Dennis Olsen of Wilbraham, MA and Janice Robbins Christensen of Arnold, MD.

Tanya is a 1988 graduate of Broadneck High School and a graduate of University of Maryland College Park, MD with degrees in Elementary Education and Software Engineering. She was employed by the Department of Defense at Patuxent River Naval Air Center as a Software Engineer. She was an avid reader. She was also an accomplished knitter, dying and spinning yarn, and knitting many beautiful pieces. She was a member of the Ravelry, a community knitting group.

In addition to her beloved husband, Thomas Pfister of Lexington Park, MD, she is also survived by her parents and step-parents, Lee and Sandra Olsen of Wilbraham, MA and Janice and Raymond J. Christensen of Arnold, MD; and her children, Andrew and Alex Pfister of Lexington Park, MD.

Family will receive friends for Tanya's Life Celebration on Saturday, August 15, 2015 from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m., with a Memorial Service celebrated by Pastor Thomas Krepps at 3:00 p.m. at Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., 22955 Hollywood Road, Leonardtown, MD 20650. Interment will be private.

Memorial Contribution may be made to Hospice of St. Mary's, P.O. Box 625, Leoanrdtown, MD 20650. Arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., Leonardtown, MD.

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