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Green, Oliver Franklin
Birth: Monday, November 01, 1920 in Hyattsville, Maryland
Residence: Prince Frederick, Maryland
Death: Monday, June 22, 2015 at the age of 94
Laid to Rest: Wednesday, July 01, 2015 in the Maryland Veterans Cemetery, Cheltenham, Maryland
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Oliver Franklin Green, "Sonny", 94, of Prince Frederick, Maryland passed away June 22, 2015 in Leonardtown, MD. He was born on November 1, 1920 in Hyattsville, MD to the late Wm Franklin and Mary Milton Green.

Sonny severed in the Army Corp of Engineers during WWII. He was an active member of Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus 2809. He was also a member of the American Legion Post 217 in College Park and retired from Arnold Parreco and Sons Excavating and Grading.

Predeceased by his wife, Pinkie Green, Sonny is survived by his sons; Edward J. Green and his wife Tracey and Bernard G. Green and his wife Wendy. Grandfather of Shannon Green Smith, Lauren and Casey Green, he is also survived by great grandchildren Deric and Samuel.

The family will receive friends at the Rausch Funeral Home, 4405 Broomes Island Rd, Port Republic, MD on Wednesday, July 1, 2015 from 10-1130 AM. Graveside services will follow at 1 PM in Maryland Veterans Cemetery, Cheltenham, MD.

Memorial contributions may be made to either Med Star St. Mary's Hospital, 25500 Point Lookout Road, Leonardtown, MD 20650, or the Knights of Columbus 2809, 9450 Cherry Hill Road, College Park MD 20740. Arrangements provided by Rausch Funeral Home.

Horn, Frederick
Birth: Saturday, June 13, 1925 in Washington, D.C.
Residence: Huntingtown, Maryland
Death: Monday, June 22, 2015 at the age of 90
Laid to Rest: in the Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia
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Frederick Horn, of Huntingtown, MD passed away on Monday, June 22, 2015 at the age of 90. He was born in Washington, DC, on June 13, 1925 to Edith A. (Frederick) and Albert F. E. Horn.

Frederick was a United States Army veteran, serving in World War II. He worked for the F. A. A. as a Geological Engineer. He was a long time resident of Chevy Chase, MD before moving to Calvert County. He enjoyed gardening, flying single engine planes, playing golf tennis at Columbia Country Club and his country home "Riverfield".

He was the beloved husband of the late M. Emily (Edmundson) Horn, who passed away in 2008. He was the loving father of Carolyn Horn and her spouse Rosemarie and the late Frederick Horn, Jr. He is also survived by a sister, Anne Horn Ballard and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Frederick will be buried at Arlington National Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flower, memorial contributions may be made to Calvert Hospice, P. O. Box 838, Prince Frederick, MD 20678. Arrangements provided by Lee Funeral Home.

Struth, Robert Gene, Jr.
Birth: Wednesday, January 20, 1954 in Wichita, Kansas
Residence: Hollywood, Maryland
Death: Monday, June 22, 2015 at the age of 61
Laid to Rest: in the Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia
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CDR Robert Gene "Prof" Struth, Jr. (USN, Ret.), 61, of Hollywood, MD passed away Monday, June 22, 2015 at University of Maryland Medical Center. He was born on January 20, 1954 in Wichita, KS to Robert Gene Struth and Ronna LaShell Struth of Derby, KS.

Prof earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), in Aeronautics and Astronautics, graduating first in his class. He had attained five Master's Degrees in National Security, Defense System Management and Aeronautical Engineering.

He proudly served in the United States Navy from May 1976 to his honorable discharge in October 1997 as a Commander, with over 21 years of dedicated service. He was from a young age passionate about flying, logging in excess of 10,000 flight hours throughout his lifetime in over 150 types of aircraft. Prof flew F-14 Tomcats for the Navy as a Fighter Pilot. In his career he logged over 2000 flight hours in the F-14, and made 399 carrier landings, with 99 of them being at night. He graduated first in his class from primary flight training, and also graduated from the Naval Fighter Weapons School, "Top Gun." He later participated in the advisement team for the film Top Gun. At one point he was also a Mission Specialist candidate on the NASA Space Shuttle program.

Prof was also selected for and graduated from the United States Naval Test Pilot School. He held the unique distinction of being "the first and last to land a fixed wing aircraft at Camp David" in an ultralight aircraft during the Reagan administration. Among other posts, he participated in cruises with the VF-114 "Fighting Aardvarks" Squadron, performed flight tests at the Pacific Missile Test Center at Point Mugu, CA, was Deputy Chief Test Pilot on the F-14D Super Tomcat program in Calverton, NY, and later held a command with the PMA(F)-224 detachment of NADEP in Norfolk, VA.

After retirement he started a career working for multiple government contractors. From 1997 to 2006 he was employed by the Boeing Company as a Senior Systems Engineering Manager/Program Manager in Seattle, WA, Aurora, CO, McLean, VA, Patuxent River, MD, and Wichita, KS. From 2006 to 2008 he was employed by Rockwell/Collins/Jacob Technologies/Planned Systems International as a Senior Systems Engineer/Program Manager in Cedar Rapids, IA, Tampa, FL and Alexandria, VA. He was then employed by Booz Allen Hamilton as an Associate/Job Manager in Arlington, VA and Lexington Park, MD. Most recently he was employed by RED Inc., in Lexington Park, MD as a Lead Project Engineer. He was known for being very helpful and very kind to all his co-workers. He went out of his way to do the best job possible and earned high acclaim for his ability to execute above and beyond, and provide the highest level of leadership to his teams, earning many honors and awards in the process.

On September 10, 2005, Prof married his beloved wife, Oksana V. Struth at the Naval Chapel at Patuxent River Naval Air Station. Together they celebrated nearly ten wonderful years of marriage.

Prof owned a Christen Eagle Aerobatic Biplane and wanted to share his love of flying with anyone that was interested. Earlier in life he enjoyed motorcycle racing, played football in high school, and throughout his life enjoyed challenging others in racquetball. Prof had a competitive nature, and always strived to do his best.

He shared his love of flying with his son "Bobby", taking him flying on any weekend he could, and flying across the country on several occasions with him in small airplanes. He was an avid reader, and loved history. His inspiration was Charles Lindbergh, whom he had an extensive collection of books and memorabilia of. He also had an extensive collection of model aircraft which he enjoyed.

He has several publications, including "Joint Strike Fighter, the Flagship Program for Acquisition Reform (1999), "Global Communications, Navigation, and Surveillance System" (2003) and "GCNSS II," (2004).

Prof had a charitable nature and made regular contributions to such organizations as the MIT Alumni Association, the Smithsonian Institute, and Sotterly Plantation near Hollywood, MD. He is a member of the Society of Flight Test Engineers (life), American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (senior member), International Council of Systems Engineering (life, published a Council paper), Association of Naval Aviation (life), U.S. Naval Institute (life), Tau Beta Pi (life, national engineering honor society), Naval War College (life). He also had life memberships in many civilian aviation organizations including, the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA), Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA).

In addition to his parents and wife, Robert is survived by his son, Robert Gene Struth III with his wife Kristen of Ashburn, VA; his sister, Kathryn Speck, and his extended family and friends. He is preceded in death by his first wife, Donna Struth (1988).

Family will receive friends on Wednesday, July 1, 2015 from 5 to 8 p.m., with a prayer service celebrated by Reverend Joe Orlando at 7 p.m., at Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., 22955 Hollywood Road, Leonardtown, MD 20650. Interment will be held at a later date at Arlington National Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Wounded Warriors Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS, 66675, the American Red Cross, St. Mary's Chapter, P.O. Box 387, Leonardtown, MD 20650, and The American Liver Foundation, 75 Maiden Lane, Suite 603, New York, NY 10038. Arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A.

Picyk, George William
Birth: Friday, August 30, 1946 in East Orange, New Jersey
Residence: Port Tobacco, Maryland
Death: Sunday, June 21, 2015 at the age of 68
Laid to Rest: Friday, June 26, 2015 in the St. Peterís Catholic Church Cemetery, Waldorf, Maryland
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George William Picyk, 68, died on Sunday June 21, 2015 at the John's Hopkins Hospital. George was born on August 30, 1946 in East Orange, N.J. to the late William S. and Mary Picyk.

George retired from PEPCO repairing electronics. His passion was restoring his and Elsie's Historic Home "Harwood"; he could fix anything he touched. He enjoyed history, was Past President of Charles County Antiques Arts Association, member of Historical Society of Charles County, Archeological Societies of Maryland and Charles County, and numerous Railroad Historical Societies. He was always happy and singing and going out of his way to help others. George was also in the U.S. Army and was married to his beloved wife Elsie for 46.

George is survived by his wife Elsie A.M. Picyk; sister's Mary Lynn Picyk-Bosma, Kathleen Ann Carlson and her husband Wayne; Niece's Christina Smith and her husband Christopher, Victoria Seidenzahl and her husband William.

The family will receive friends on Thursday June 25, 2015 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 PM at the Arehart-Echols Funeral Home, PA 211 St. Mary's Ave. LaPLata, MD were a Funeral Service will be held on Friday June 26, 2015 at 10 AM. Interment to follow in the St. Peter's Church Cemetery, Waldorf, MD.

Memorial contributions may be made to the National Kidney Foundation or the National Brain Tumor Society. Arrangements provided by Arehart-Echols Funeral Home.

Gibson, Elizabeth Ilene
Birth: Friday, July 21, 1922 in Summerfield, Kansas
Residence: Huntingtown, Maryland
Death: Sunday, June 21, 2015 at the age of 92
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Elizabeth Ilene Gibson, 92, of Huntingtown passed away June 21, 2015 at Calvert County Nursing Center. She was born July 21, 1922 in Summerfield, KS to Henry and Stella (Larkin) Stirrat.

She married Emmert A. Gibson in 1940. Mr. Gibson later passed away, and she moved to Gaithersburg in 1974 and has lived in Huntingtown with her daughter, Rosalie, since 2009. Elizabeth was employed as a locksmith at NIH, retiring in 1984. She enjoyed ceramics, sewing, travel, and most of all spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Emmert, a granddaughter Laura Wright-Brunner and siblings Walter and Francis Stirrat and Beryl Mason. Elizabeth is survived by a daughter Rosalie J. Wright Blumenschein and husband James of Huntingtown, and grandchildren Tamera Graves of Owings, Kelly Windsor of Huntingtown, and Douglas Wright of Spotsylvania, VA. Also surviving are eleven great-grandchildren, and five great-great-grandchildren.

Arrangements provided by Rausch Funeral Home.

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