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|Eberhardt, Michael S.
Birth: 1969-07-20 in Washington, DC
|Michael S. Eberhardt, 42, of Leonardtown, MD, passed away at St. Mary's Hospital on July 9, 2012 after losing his 2 year battle with Leukemia. Born July 20, 1969 in Washington, DC, he was the son of the late Emanuel B. Eberhardt and Lucille A. Foster Eberhardt.|
He worked at St. Mary's Hospital in Nutritional Services for ten years. Michael enjoyed spending time with his family and friends, especially his children, video games, music, and The Washington Redskins. He had a huge DVD collection.
He was preceded in death by his father, Emanuel B. Eberhardt; his grandmother, Lucille M. Foster and father-in-law, James A. Robey.
Michael is survived by his loving wife, Crystal Eberhardt; his mother, Lucille A. Foster Eberhardt of Columbia, MD; his sons: Jonathan Fischer of Crisfield, MD, and Dai 'Andre Eberhardt of Leonardtown, MD; his daughters: Shampaigne Adkins, Lexy Eberhardt and Liah Williams of Leonardtown, MD; his brothers: Gregory Eberhardt (Della) of Virginia, Emanuel Eberhardt, Jr. of Columbia, MD, James Eberhardt (Erica) of Texas, Nick Eberhardt of Washington, DC; Terry Eberhardt (Colleen) of Columbia, MD; his sister, Ramona Stratton of Laurel, MD; his brother-in-law, James Robey of Lusby MD; his sisters-in-law, Teresa Robey of Mechanicsville, MD and Rebecca Williams of Leonardtown, MD and his Nannie. Six nieces, five nephews and 6 great nieces and nephews.
Family and friends will be received on Sunday, July 15, 2012 from 2-4PM and 6-8PM at Brinsfield-Echols Funeral Home, P.A., 30195 Three Notch Road, Charlotte Hall, MD 20622, with a Funeral Service at 7:00PM. Father Ray Schmidt will officiate. Inurnment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the family or Brinsfield-Echols Funeral Home, P.A. for funeral expenses. Contributions can also be made in Michael's name to First Saints Community Church P.O. Box 95 Leonardtown, MD 20650.
Arrangements provided by Brinsfield-Echols Funeral Home.
|Ellis, Bernard Cleo
|Bernard “Buddy” Cleo Ellis, 72, of Leonardtown, MD, formerly from Avenue passed away in Leonardtown, MD. Born on January 25, 1940 he was the son of the late Edna Mae and John William Ellis, Sr. |
Buddy is survived by his siblings: June Twinam, Lillian Prettyman, Peggy Johnston, Donnie Ellis all of Leonardtown, MD., Anne Aeby of Newark, OH., Joseph Ellis of Herrington, DE., Mary Catherine Gilkerson of WVA., Dorothy Brown, and Charles Ellis both of Dunn, NC.
He was preceded in death by his siblings; James Ellis, Walter Ellis, John Ellis, and Tommy Ellis.
Buddy attended Margret Brent High School and graduated in 1961. He worked as a mechanic for Bell Motor Company for 44 years retiring in 2009. Buddy enjoyed playing ball, spending time with family, watching Mash and Bonaza.
The family will receive friends on Thursday, July 12, 2012 from 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM in the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home, Leonardtown, MD. A Funeral Service will follow at 10:00 AM with Deacon Bill Nickerson officiating. Interment will follow in Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery, Bushwood, MD. Pallbearers will be; Paul Tippett Jr., Patrick Hurley, Greg Tippett, Brad Twinam, Robbie Twinam, and Michael Ellis. Honorary Pallbearers will be; William Bussler, Billy Williams, and Michael Lee.
Contributions may be made to the Leonardtown Vol. Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 299 Leonardtown, MD.
Arrangements provided by Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home.
|Ptaszynski, Sharon Mae
Birth: 1955-11-11 in Detroit, Michigan
|Sharon Mae Ptaszynski, 56, of Hollywood, MD, died July 8, 2012 at St. Mary's Nursing Center in Leonardtown, MD. Born November 11, 1955 in Detroit, MI, she was the daughter of Willis Burke and the late Julia McCardy Burke.|
Sharon married Stanley Ptaszynski on September 12, 1975 in Gross Point, MI.
In addition to her husband, Sharon is survived by her four beautiful children, Michael Ptaszynski of Glen Burnie, MD, Jason Ptaszynski of Annapolis, MD, Cory Ptaszynski of Hollywood, MD and Raechel Ptaszynski of Hollywood, MD; and three grandchildren, Logan Nobryga, Caleb Ptaszynski, and Noah Ptaszynski.
All services will be private.
Arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., Leonardtown, MD.
|Svites, Mary Nell
Birth: 1941-11-04 in Springfield, Missouri
|Mary Nell Svites, 70, of Hughesville, MD, passed away at her residence on July 8, 2012 surrounded by her loved ones, after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born on November 4, 1941 in Springfield, MO, the daughter of the late George Ganey Sr. and the late Mary (Reid) Ganey. |
A graduate of Anacostia High School, she lived in Washington, D.C. for most of her childhood. She married Ronald Svites in June of 1966 and was married 46 years this past June. They lived in Hughesville for 39 years.
Mary's nickname was Grammy and she was a devoted mother and grandmother. She worked as a bookkeeper for Waste Management and retired in 2002. Mary enjoyed crocheting, watching classic movies and shopping. She was a volunteer at St. Mary's Hospital, a substitute teacher for T.C. Martin Elementary and Milton Somers Middle School from the 1970's until the late 1980's, and was involved in Relay for Life.
As often as possible, she would enjoy trips to Colorado to visit her son and granddaughter and to North Carolina to visit her daughter. Ocean City, Maryland was a special place where she enjoyed many family vacations. Her favorite sporting events included watching the Capitals and anything involving her granddaughters.
In addition to her parents, Mary is preceded in death by her father-in-law, Ernest Svites; and her brother George Ganey, Jr.
Mary is survived by her loving husband, Ronald Svites; her 3 sons, David Christopher Svites and wife, Jennie, Duane Keith Svites and wife, Nancy, and Craig Alan Svites; her daughter, Karen Marie Svites and husband, Zach Comer; her sister, Gladys Giffin and husband, Donald; her sister-in-law, Blondell Ganey; her mother-in-law, Theresa Svites; and her 5 grandchildren, Allison, Laura, Brooke, Rachel and Samantha.
Family and friends will be received for Mary's Life celebration on Wednesday, July 11, 2012 from 10-11AM at Brinsfield-Echols Funeral Home, P.A., 30195 Three Notch Road (Route 5 South), Charlotte Hall, MD 20622. There will be a Service starting at 11AM at Brinsfield-Echols. Deacon Henry Middleton will officiate. A family Inurnment will be held Friday morning.
In Lieu of Flowers, Memorial Contributions may be made to: MedStar St. Mary's Hospital Cancer Patient Services, 25500 Point Lookout Road Leonardtown, MD 20650.
Arrangements provided by Brinsfield-Echols Funeral Home, P.A.
|Sanford, Cora Louise
Birth: 1926-11-01 in Washington, DC
|Cora Louise Sanford, 85, of Chesapeake Beach, MD passed away July 8, 2012 at her residence. She was born November 1, 1926 in Washington, D.C. to Charles and Isabelle (Dawson) Childress. She was raised in the District, attending public schools. |
Cora married Albert Vernon Sanford on December 1, 1945 and they lived in Washington, D.C. In 1954, they moved to Seat Pleasant and in the late 1970’s to Owings in Calvert County, MD. For the past seven years Cora has resided in Chesapeake Beach.
Cora worked as a lithograph operator for the Government Printing Office until 1961 when her son was born and she then stayed home as a homemaker. Cora enjoyed playing BINGO, spending time with her family, especially attending her son’s sporting events and raising three generations of her family.
Cora was preceded in death by her parents, a granddaughter Dawn Smallwood and her husband A. Vernon Sanford.
She is survived by a daughter Joyce M. Smallwood and a son Lucky Sanford both of Chesapeake Beach. Also surviving are grandchildren Venus and Rhonda Smallwood, Joyce Dillow and Brittany Sanford; ten great grandchildren and five great-great grandchildren.
Arrangements provided by Rausch Funeral Home.
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