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Gragan, Lathan Walter
Birth: Sunday, November 27, 1932 in Chaptico, Maryland
Residence: Chaptico, Maryland
Death: Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at the age of 83
Laid to Rest: Tuesday, August 02, 2016 in the Queen of Peace Cemetery, Helen, Maryland
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Lathan Walter Gragan, 83, of Chaptico, MD passed away on July 27, 2016. Born on November 27, 1932 in Chaptico, MD he was the son the late James Walter and Anna Marie Hill Gragan. He was the husband of Mary Virginia Vallandingham Gragan whom he married on July 4, 1955 in Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Bushwood, MD.

He is survived by his sister Millie Norris of Hollywood, MD. He was preceded in death by his siblings: Bernadette Dingee, Elwood Gragan, Annabelle Copsey, Dorothy Vallandingham, Shirley Huntington, and Nancy Miedzinski.

The family will received friends on Monday August 1, 2016 from 5:00-8:00 PM with prayers recited at 7:00 PM in the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home, Leonardtown, MD. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday August 2, 2016 at 10:00 AM in Our Lady of the Wayside Catholic Church, Chaptico, MD with Father Charles Gallagher officiating. Interment will follow in Queen of Peace Catholic Cemetery, Helen, MD.

Pallbearers will be: Danny Vallandingham, Tommy Vallandingham, Marion Vallandingham, Bert Vallandingham, Joe Vallandingham, and Jimmy Hill. Honorary Pallbearers will be: Stevie Gragan, Gary Hill, Jerry Norris, and Bosey Farrell. Arrangements provided by the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home, P.A. Leonardtown, MD

Swann, Joseph Allen
Birth: Thursday, March 15, 1945 in Prince Frederick, Maryland
Residence: Owings, Maryland
Death: Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at the age of 71
Laid to Rest: in the Lower Marlboro U.M.C. Cemetery, Owings, Maryland
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Joseph Allen "Sambo" Swann, 71, of Owings passed away July 26, 2016 at Washington Hospital Center. He was born March 15, 1945 in Prince Frederick to Joseph Samuel and Ethel Adelaide (Ward) Swann.

Sambo was a fifth generation Calvert County farmer with his uncle Bid, nephew Jody and son Joe-Sam. He was a lifelong advocate for land preservation, wildlife conservation and protection of the Chesapeake watershed. He will be deeply missed by his family and friends.

Sambo is survived by his wife Patricia B. Swann, sons Eric A. Swann, Joe-Sam C. Swann and wife Kelly, all of Owings and Sunderland F. "Sonny" Swann and wife Jacquelyn of Leesburg, VA. Also surviving are his brother Gerald W. Swann and wife Margaret of Grasonville, MD and grandchildren Maddie, Henry, Will, Thomas, Ben, Keller and Landon Swann.

For a tribute to Sambo's life, go to: Arrangements by Rausch Funeral Home.

Bucia, Leah Marie
Birth: Saturday, December 14, 1968 in Washington, D.C.
Residence: Huntingtown, Maryland
Death: Friday, July 22, 2016 at the age of 47
Laid to Rest: Thursday, July 28, 2016 in the St. Paulís Episcopal Church Cemetery, Waldorf, Maryland
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Leah Marie Bucia, 47, of Huntingtown, MD passed away on Friday, July 22, 2016 in Calvert County. Leah was born on December 14, 1968 in Washington, DC. She was the daughter of the late Jesse Lee Gehman and Elaine Marie Digon Christy.

Leah is preceded in death by her father and step-father, Paul Christy and her sister, Sherry Lynn Gehman Holmes. Leah is survived by her mother; her husband, Robert Bucia; her daughters, Alyssia Bucia and Niki Akers; her brother, Michael Christy and sister, Carrie Johnston. Also surviving are her mother in law, Michele Alexander and step-mother in law, Debbie Bucia.

Leah's world was her family. She enjoyed cooking chili and spaghetti; planning parties, entertaining, and listening to Classic Rock. She was married on a cruise ship and loved cruising and the beach.

Family will welcome friends for viewing on Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Brinsfield-Echols Funeral Home, P.A., 30195 Three Notch Road, Charlotte Hall, MD, 20622. There will be a funeral service on Thursday, July 28, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Dave Huffman officiating at Brinsfield-Echols Funeral Home, P.A. Interment will immediate follow at St. Paul's Episcopal Church Cemetery, 4535 Piney Church Road, Waldorf, MD 20602. Arrangements by Brinsfield-Echols Funeral Home.

Dobson, Joseph Hamlin, IV
Birth: Monday, October 21, 1940 in Washington, D.C.
Residence: Piney Point, Maryland
Death: Saturday, July 23, 2016 at the age of 75
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Joseph Hamlin Dobson IV, resident of Piney Point, entered life eternal on Saturday, July 23rd, at the age of 75. He was born in Washington. D.C., October 21, 1940 to the late Joseph H. Dobson III and Bertha L. Dobson. He was graduated from Gaithersburg High School in 1958, and from American University in 1967. He was married to Kathy Kilby in 1961 and had 3 children: Cinde, Beth and Jody.

Known to friends and family as "Little Joe," "Joe," "Joseph," "Father Joe", and "Bishop Joe," he was an IBM-er turned entrepreneur. The family relocated to Lexington Park in 1972, where he co-founded and managed Loffler Marine. In 1987, he married Linda Tharp Fuchs, and in the early 90s, he left the marine industry to become the Administrator at Cedar Lane Apartments in Leonardtown, where he served for 13 years.

During this time, Joseph also served as a chaplain at St. Mary's Hospital and with St. Mary's Hospice, ministries he was passionate about. In 2004, he became "Father Joe" and went into full-time ministry with the United Episcopal Church of North America, where he was consecrated a Bishop and continued to serve until 2013. Joseph enjoyed hunting, fishing, and boating, but mostly he loved serving others.

He is survived by wife, Linda, brother, Michael, children, Cinde, Beth, and Jody, and 1st wife, Kathy. He is also survived by 3 stepchildren, Jonathan, Michael, and Jessica, 9 grandchildren (Benjamin, Bryan, Caroline, Jacob, Jackson, Jonathan, Jakob, Seth and Zach), and numerous nieces and nephews.

Family will receive friends for Joseph's Life Celebration on Thursday, July 28, 2016 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Brinsfield Funeral Home, 22955 Hollywood Road, Leonardtown, MD 20650. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, July 30, 2016 at 11:00 a.m., at Brinsfield Funeral Home. Inurnment 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.

Ljone, Ann Margaret
Birth: Tuesday, April 13, 1943 in Cornwall, England
Residence: Chesapeake Beach, Maryland
Death: Sunday, July 24, 2016 at the age of 73
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Ann Ljone, age 73, of Chesapeake Beach, MD formerly of Sidmouth, Devon, England, passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 24, 2016, with her family by her side. She was born on April 13, 1943 in Cornwall, England to Thomas and Eileen Chambers.

Ann worked as a Senior Naval Architect for Computer Science Corporation. She was a resident of Chesapeake Beach for the last three years. Living in Chesapeake Beach allowed her plenty of time to enjoy the ships and boats passing by. She loved to take walks on the Boardwalk and watch the ospreys and eagles. She enjoyed anything involving ships and boats.

For many years she was an official referee for field hockey and lacrosse; and was an avid field hockey player herself in her youth. She loved watching the Washington Redskins, the English Soccer Premier League and rugby. Ann was the beloved wife of 50 years to Svein Ljone, loving mother of Britt and Tracy and devoted "Granny" of Skye and Devon.

Arrangements by Lee Funeral Home.

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