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Burch, Marie B.
Birth: Wednesday, June 09, 1926
Residence: Hollywood, Maryland
Death: Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at the age of 88
Laid to Rest: Monday, September 22, 2014 in the Queen of Peace Cemetery, Helen, Maryland
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Marie (Raley) Burch, age 88, of Hollywood, MD passed away peacefully September 16, 2014 at her home surrounded by her family. Born June 9, 1926, Marie was the oldest daughter of the late Lewis W. & Vernia S. Banks of Burnsville, NC.

After graduation from high school in 1944, she graduated from Johnson City Business College in 1946 and received credits from other Universities in Business Management thru 1948. She started her career working for ET&WNC Transportation & Railroad Co. in East Tennessee. From Tennessee, she moved on to Washington, DC with her cousin (June) in 1948, where she worked for the General Services Administration (GSA) in Downtown DC.

While working for GSA, she met and later married her 1st husband, Ralph "Reds" Raley of Callaway, MD in October 1950. After a long battle with cancer, Ralph later passed away in 1978.

After Ralph's passing, Marie moved to Northern Virginia and worked at NAVAIR in Crystal City, VA. She worked with McDonnell aircraft and a team of British Engineers on the Submarine Harpoon Missile Project for several years, after which she returned to Southern MD to work at the Naval Air Station at Pax River. She retired from gov't service in 1986 after 27 years of service.

In 1983, Marie married the late F. Elliott Burch, Sr. and the two built a beautiful home in Hollywood together were she has resided.

Marie lived a very active church life assisting in the startup of Lexington Park Baptist Church and later a member of Leonardtown Baptist Church. She kept in touch with a circle of friends thru her Tuesday morning bible studies, NARFE, the XYZer's and other Christian activities.

She had many talents; such as crafts, interior decorating, sewing, cooking and the outdoors; such as gardening and landscaping and always said there was something about the outdoors and working in the good earth that "draws us closer to our God".

In addition to her parents and husbands, Marie is preceded in death by her daughter, Sandra Raley-Tippett (Joe). She leaves behind her son, Garry Raley Sr. (Jeanne) of Callaway, MD, four grandchildren; Garry Raley Jr. (Elizabeth), Travis Raley (Lisa), Jennifer Faunce (Al) and Kelly Tayman and 7 great grandchildren. Family includes sister, Rheba Woody (Emerson) of Burnsville, NC; brother, Ray Banks of Chuckey, TN; and two stepsons, Sonny Burch (Peaches) and Buddy Burch (Jean) and their families.

Family will receive friends for Marie's Life Celebration on Sunday, September 21, 2014 from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. with prayers recited at 4:00 p.m. at Brinsfield Funeral Home, 22955 Hollywood Road, Leonardtown, MD 20650. A Funeral Service will be held on Monday, September 22, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at Leonardtown Baptist Church, 23520 Hollywood Road, Leonardtown, MD 20650. Interment will follow in Queen of Peace Cemetery, 38888 Dr. Johnson Road, Mechanicsville, MD 20659.

In lieu of flowers, 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.

Eglinton, William David
Birth: Wednesday, March 07, 1951 in Claremont, New Hampshire
Residence: Leonardtown, Maryland
Death: Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at the age of 63
Laid to Rest: Tuesday, September 23, 2014 in the Charles Memorial Gardens, Leonardtown, Maryland
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William "Bill" David Eglinton, 63, of Leonardtown, MD formerly from Landover Hills, MD passed away on September 16, 2014 in Anne Arundel County, MD. Born on March 7, 1951 in Claremont, NH he was the son of the late Blanche and Ed Lyday.

Bill was the loving husband for thirty years of Sharon Smith Eglinton whom he married on April 28, 1984 in St. Georges Methodist Church.

Bill is survived by his children; Katie Davis (Chuck) of Prince Frederick, MD., Colby Eglinton (Natalie) of Greenwood, IN, Ryan Eglinton (Alison) of Leonardtown, MD, seven grandchildren, and sister Sue Eglinton (Carl) of Ealing, London. He is preceded in death by his sister Linda Rae Richardson.

Bill graduated from Duval High School in 1969 the Calhoon Engineering School in 1972, and University of Maryland in 1983 with a Master's Degree in Engineering.

Bill served in the United State Navy from December 21, 1983 to May 1, 2004 serving 20 years retiring in 2004, his duty stations included; Andrews Air Force Base, MD and NAS Keflavik, Iceland. In early 1973, he became an instructor at the Paul Hall Center for Maritime Training and Education (then known as the Seafarers Harry Lundeberg School of Seamanship).

Bill became a respected and well known representative for U.S. mariners on numerous high-level domestic and international maritime bodies; he most recently served as director of training. His commitment to the union, school and industry in general didn't end upon his retirement. With mariners facing (among other upcoming challenges) the new TWIC and merchant mariner credential programs, Eglinton would remain available for freelance assignments, a development sincerely appreciated by SIU officials.

Bill was very instrumental in STCW negotiations, protecting our seafarers during those talks. Bill also played a big role looking out for U.S. Mariners right after 9/11. Of course, he helped many Seafarers upgrade their skills throughout the years. The accomplishments are many, from tanker safety programs to the TRB (training record book, which Eglinton developed) and the implementation of STCW. "In between regulatory requirements, there were cruise ships and military contracted company needs that were met, plus inland programs. The school upgraded by adding a fire fighting facility, full mission bridge simulation, engine room simulation and supporting programs just to name a few of his many achievements as director of training. We wish him fair winds and following seas."

Bill graduated from the Calhoon MEBA Engineering School in 1972, and later earned a Master's degree from the University of Maryland in 1983. Since 1991, he has served as a member of U.S. delegations to International Maritime Organization meetings conducted in London. He was appointed by U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge to serve on the Coast Guard's Maritime and Homeland Security task group. He also has authored marine engineering books.

A retired member of the U.S. Naval Reserves, Eglinton continued serving on working groups with International Transport Workers' Federation (ITF) and the Coast Guard's National Maritime Security Advisory Committee and (separately) Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee (MERPAC). Among other endeavors, he retired from MERPAC-DHS-USCG on July 7, 2014. At the Paul Hall Center, he was instrumental in the school's obtaining degree-granting status associate's degrees in nautical science and marine engineering, respectively. He also developed or assisted in putting together the center's curriculums for LNG ships, welding, refrigeration, diesel and third assistant engineer, to name but a few.

Bill belonged to the St. Mary's County Coin Club, he loved to travel around the world, to read books, crossword puzzles and chat on facebook.

The family will receive friends on Monday, September 22, 2014 from 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM with prayers recited at 7:00 PM in the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home Leonardtown, MD. A Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 10:00 AM in the Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Lanny Clark officiating. Interment will follow in Charles Memorial Gardens Leonardtown, MD. Pallbearers; Dave Heindel, Bart Rogers, Chuck Davis, Leroy Russell, Pat Russell, John Kalmus, and Irston Hair. Honorary Pallbearers will be John Mason and Bob Hurt.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the William D. Eglinton Seafarers Scholarship Fund. Arrangements provided by Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home, Leonardtown, MD.

Heard, Donna Loraine
Birth: Sunday, December 27, 1959 in Washington, D.C.
Residence: Lexington Park, Maryland
Death: Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at the age of 54
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Donna L. "Lori" Heard, 54, of Lexington Park, MD passed away on September 16, 2014 at her residence. Born on December 27, 1959 in Washington, DC, she was the daughter of Donald Perry Windsor and the late Donna Oliver Windsor of TX.

Lori was the loving wife of John D. Heard, Jr., whom she married on December 31, 1986 in St. Mary's County Court House Leonardtown, MD.

Lori is survived by her son Lee Brown of Lexington Park, MD, siblings; Rose Gantt (Alvin) of Lexington Park, MD, Sister in law Sherry Himes of Mechanicsville, MD, Terri Smith of West Virginia, Cindy Istvan of Hughesville, MD., and mother in law Daros Heard of Florida. She was preceded in death by her sister Cheryl Yost.

Lori was the assistant manager of the Hollywood Burch Mart in Hollywood, MD for 10 years.

All services will be private. Arrangements provided by Matingley-Gardiner Funeral Home.

Larsen, Ronald Mills
Birth: Wednesday, February 18, 1970
Residence: Waldorf, Maryland
Death: Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at the age of 44
Laid to Rest: in the Heritage Memorial Cemetery, Waldorf, Maryland
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Ronald "Ronnie" Mills Larsen, 44, of Waldorf, MD died on September 16, 2014 at his residence.

Ronnie is the son of Douglas Larsen and June Lee Mills Larsen. He is survived by his wife, Priscilla Ann Larsen; his daughters, Jessica Renee Toppi and Catherine Louise Larsen; and his sister, Sandra Morgan.

He was a gun tester for 19 years with Beretta, USA and was a member of the White Hall Baptist Church. "He loved me and our two daughters. He's a loveable and kind person and as my husband, he was a spectacular man and father. He loved to hunt and go fishing and camping and he was a country music and bluegrass type of person. He loved everyone and was a true country boy. He also loved going places and chopping wood for a wood stove and fireplaces. He was a person that would help you no matter what. He was a pall bearer for his mother-in-law. He would also go out to the Whitehall Baptist Church when I would help out in the church kitchen and would also go to the girls' church plays. He was a very true family man and we love him for the person he truly was."

Friends received on Saturday, September 27, 2014 from 11AM until time service at 1PM at the Raymond Funeral Service Chapel, 5635 Washington Avenue, La Plata, MD 20646. Interment at Heritage Memorial Cemetery in Waldorf, MD.

Memorials are requested to Priscilla Larsen, 30055 Cross Woods Drive, Mechanicsville, MD 20659. Arrangements provided by Raymond Funeral Service.

Harvey, William Edward, Jr.
Birth: Monday, January 16, 1933
Residence: Waldorf, Maryland
Death: Monday, September 15, 2014 at the age of 81
Laid to Rest: Monday, September 22, 2014 in the Washington National Cemetery, Suitland, Maryland
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William E. Harvey, Jr., of Waldorf, Maryland passed away on September 15, 2014.

William worked as an Auto Glass Mechanic for more than 40 years and was a member of the Suitland Moose Lodge for many years. On his off time he enjoyed to go camping.

William is preceded in death by his sister Madeline Carver and son in law Arthur Klotz. He is survived by his loving wife Beverly; daughters Dorothy Harvey, Evelyn Klotz and Alice Womble (Donald); grandchildren Scott, James and Justine and great granddaughter Madison.

A visitation will be held at the Huntt Funeral Home, Waldorf, Maryland on Sunday, September 21, 2014 from 2 to 4pm and 6 to 8pm. The funeral service will be held at the Huntt Funeral Home on Monday, September 22, 2014 at 10:30am. Burial will follow at Washington National Cemetery in Suitland, Maryland.

Arrangements provided by Huntt Funeral Home.

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