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|Anthony "Tony" Collova of Owings, MD passed away at home surrounded by his family on February 7, 2014. |
He is the beloved husband of Shirley Collova; Loving father of Thomas Anthony Collova; Devoted brother of the late Virginia Kane, Connie (Sal) DeLarosa, Janet Snook and Eileen (Al) Pearce; Dear friend of Elaine Andre and John Palmer, Angie and David Gilbert, Michael Doresy, Danielle Gilbert and Mary Ellen Gilbert. He is also survived by several nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents Carmello and Francis Collova.
For over 30 years and two stadiums, Tony was an avid Redskins fan. He also enjoyed fishing and crabbing, and vacationing with his family in Myrtle Beach. His favorite place to eat was Mama Lucia’s in Dunkirk, MD.
A memorial gather will be held on Sat, Feb. 22, 2014 at Lee Funeral Home Calvert, P.A., 8200 Jennifer Lane, Owings, MD 20736 from 1:00pm until time of service at 2:00 pm.
Memorial contributions may be made in Tony’s memory to either St. Jude’s Children’s Fund, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or Calvert Hospice, P.O. Box 838, Prince Frederick, MD 20678.
Arrangements provided by Lee Funeral Home.
|Attaway, Edwin B.
Birth: 1953-04-08 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
|Edwin B. Attaway, 60, of Lexington Park, MD died February 7, 2014 at the Washington Hospital Center. He was born in Pittsburgh, PA. He was the son of the late Edwin C. Attaway and Betty Attaway. |
Edwin B. Attaway lived in Lexington Park, MD for two and a half years. In his early years he worked as a United States Navy submarine sailor, this paved the way for him to find a job with the Boeing Company. He was a hard worker, punctual and truly dedicated to Boeing for 34 years.
He loved dogs trained dogs to hunt, and enjoyed going to dog shows. He was a simple man and loved his family. He donated goods to the poor and needy in the Philippines. He appreciated good cooking, enjoyed traveling, and sightseeing with his family. He liked to work with computers.
Edwin B. Attaway is survived by his wife, Melchora C. Attaway and son Richard Attaway of Lexington Park, MD brother Richard Attaway of Erie, PA, and sister Jean Manchester of Pittsburgh, PA.
The family will receive friends on Saturday, February 15, 2014 from 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM in the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home Leonardtown, MD.
A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, February 15, 2014 at 10:00 AM in the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home Chapel Leonardtown, MD. Interment will be private.
Arrangements provided by the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home, P.A.
|Sutton, Joseph Robert
Birth: 1935-06-17 in Prince Frederick, Maryland
|Joseph Robert Sutton, 78, of Huntingtown passed away February 7, 2014 in Leesburg, FL. He was born June 17, 1935 in Prince Frederick to Robert Lewis and Margaret Sutton. |
Joe graduated from Calvert High School in June 1953. He worked at Millard Fowler’s Grocery Store (the old IGA). After that, he worked at Ray Whittington’s grocery store as a butcher. He was also in the Maryland National Guard in Prince Frederick. He then became the parts manager at Prince Frederick Motors for a number of years, until he became the warehouse coordinator at Calvert County Public Schools, working there until his retirement.
He was a member of the Huntingtown United Methodist Church, where he volunteered in the kitchen preparing food for the church dinners. He also volunteered at The Calverton School during the early years as needed. He cooked for dinners, Field Day, and helped out where needed. He was known for his delicious oysters.
He and his wife, Arta, lived in Prince Frederick from the time they got married, on June 15, 1957 until 2003, when they moved to Arta’s parent’s family home in Huntingtown. After their retirement, they purchased a second home in Florida, and became snowbirds, spending winters there.
His hobbies included cooking, fishing, traveling, woodworking, making gemstone jewelry, his grandchildren, listening to his daughter play the organ in church, and his grandson play the guitar, and attending church at HUMC. He was known for his wit and generosity. He was also a New England Patriots fan, and loved watching football, whether it was college or pro.
Joe was preceded in death by his parents.
He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Arta, a son Joseph Sutton, Jr. and wife Deborah of Huntingtown, and a daughter Melissa Sutton Miller and husband Jay of Prince Frederick. Also surviving are grandsons Kevin and Andrew Miller, a brother Carl Sutton and wife Marlyn of Prince Frederick, and many aunts, uncles, cousins, a brother-in-law, nieces, nephews, and grand-nieces and nephews.
Arrangements provided by Rausch Funeral Home.
|George, Jerry Dan, Sr.
Birth: 1935-12-12 in Steel, Misssouri
|Jerry Dan George, Sr., 78, of Lexington Park, MD passed away on February 6, 2014 in Callaway, MD. Born on December 12, 1935 in Steel, MO he was the loving son of the late Thomas and Viola Williams George. |
Jerry was the loving husband of the late Betty Jo George who he married on January 18, 1958 and who preceded him in death on June 3, 2010.
Jerry is survived by his children; Jerry Dan George, Jr. (Debbie), Roxanne Marie George both of Lexington Park, MD, Michael D. George of St. Austine, Fl, Lisa Kavaky (David) of Dover, DL, 8 grandchildren; Michael Patrick Ryan, Michael David George, Jr. Nicole Elizabeth-Susanne George, Thomas Daniel George, Kenton Kavacky, Ashley Kavacky, and Ryan Katz, and 4 great-grandchildren; Eric Stuart Risbon, Lucille Elizabeth George, Alyssa George, and Baby Tennyson. He was preceded in death by his grandchild Elizabeth Ann George.
Jerry graduated from Campbell High School, CA in 1953 and went on to serve in the United Stated Navy May 6, 1965 to January 7, 1971, while serving in the Navy he earned the National Defense Service Medal and Good Conduct Medal (Fourth Award), he retired from the United States Navy in 1977. He worked at the United States Naval Air Station Patuxent River, MD as a Test Pilot School Instructor, retiring in 2011.
Jerry moved to St. Mary’s County, MD in 1978 and worked as an Air Craft Mechanic for the United Stated Navy.
The family will receive friends on Thursday, February 20, 2014 from 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM in the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home Leonardtown, MD. A Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 11:00 AM in the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home Chapel, Leonardtown, MD with Rev. Larry Crabtree officiating. Interment will follow in Maryland Veterans Cemetery Cheltenham, MD. Pallbearers: Michael D. George Sr., Michael D. George, Jr., Danny George, Daniel George, David Kavaky, and Kenton Kavaky.
Contributions may be made to the Hospice House of St. Mary’s P.O. Box 625 Leonardtown, MD 20650, and/or Lexington Park Vol. Rescue Squad P.O. Box 339 Lexington, MD 20653.
Arrangements provided by the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home Leonardtown, MD.
|Trossbach, Mary Elizabeth
Birth: 1941-03-31 in Leonardtown, Maryland
|Mary Elizabeth Trossbach, 72, of Bushwood, MD passed away February 5, 2014 at her home surrounded by her family. Born March 31, 1941 in Leonardtown, MD, she was the daughter of the late Charles Nicholas Dornall and Mary Madeline (Abell) Dornall.|
Mary is survived by her husband of 54 years, Robert Bennett Trossbach, Sr.; children, Barbara Currie (Ray) of Bushwood, Bobby Trossbach of Avenue, Betty Ryce (Jimmy) of Bushwood and Ronnie Trossbach (Becky) of Bushwood; eight grandchildren, Ray Currie, Debbie Cusick (John), Robin Currie, Teresa Ryce (Johnny), Jenn Russell (Lee), Tina Jones (Brian), JD Ryce, and Josh Trossbach (Lorrie); and 9 great grandchildren. Mary is also survived by her siblings, Bebe Flora of Mechanicsville, Charlotte Wathen of Mechanicsville, Louise Sturm of Millersville, and Charlie Dornall of Millersville.
She was preceded in death by her granddaughter, Krissy Ryce, great-grandson Johnny Ryce, III, and sister Margaret Hill.
Mary spent her career working as a clerk and seamstress at Town Cleaners. She also tutored adults in reading, and made children's clothes at a sewing factory. In her spare time, she volunteered at her church and spent time crocheting and making special gifts for family and friends. Her pride and joy was her family and visits from the great-grandbabies, "her babies". She also enjoyed reading, working on the family farm, and was very involved in church and prayer.
Mary was a very selfless and loving woman whose life revolved around her family. Her needs were simple and her happiness lied in the happiness of those she loved. She was very independent and she took care of her loved ones. Mary was adamant that her loved ones did not need to take care of her. She was gracious and forgiving and was looked up to by many. Always welcoming, she was loved by all that met her.
Family will receive friends for Mary's Life Celebration on Friday, February 7, 2014 from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the Brinsfield Funeral Home, 22955 Hollywood Road, Leonardtown, MD 20650. Prayers will be recited at 7:00 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Reverend Charles Cortinovis on Saturday, February 8, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at Sacred Heart Church, 23080 Maddox Road, Bushwood, MD 20618. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.
Serving as pallbearers will be Ray Currie, Jr., J.D. Ryce, Josh Trossbach, Brian Jones, Junior Lathroum and George Beall.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of St. Mary's, P.O. Box 625, Leonardtown, MD 20650 or the Seventh District Volunteer Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 7, Avenue, MD 20609.
Arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., Leonardtown, MD.
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