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|Rosengrant, Diana Rose
Birth: 1955-10-20 in New York
|Diana Rose Striegel-Rosengrant, 57, of Lexington Park, MD passed away suddenly on March 30, 2013 in St. Mary’s Hospital, Leonardtown, MD. She was born in New York on October 20, 1955 to Mary Todaro Striegel and the late George Striegel. |
Mary previously lived in Buffalo, NY and she relocated to Maryland in the early 80’s. A majority of her family still resides in upstate New York. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and worked at the Chesapeake Biological Lab, Solomons, MD in the 80’s.
Diana is survived by her beloved mother, Mary Striegel of Crofton, MD; daughter, Jessica Rosengrant of Lusby, MD; sons, Nathaniel Rosengrant, John Drinks, and a grandson, Jacob Rosengrant all of Lexington Park, MD; sister Adrienne Striegel of Crofton, MD and her devoted companion Thomas A. “Nick” Nicoloss of Lexington Park, MD.
Services and interment will be private.
Should friends desire contributions may be made in Diana’s memory to the charity of your choice.
Arrangements were handled by the Rausch Funeral Home, P. A., Lusby, MD.
|Jones, Alissa Sue
Birth: 1949-11-07 in Louisville, Kentucky
|Dr. Alissa Sue Jones, 63, of Leonardtown, MD died March 29, 2013 at the Hospice House of St. Mary's. Born November 7, 1949, in Louisville, KY, she was the daughter of Joan (Capps) Jones and the late Alvin E. Jones.|
Dr. Jones was married to her husband, Larry Brown, on February 19, 1994 at St. George's Episcopal Church, in Valley Lee, MD.
She was a psychologist with a private practice serving the area for twenty years and a member of the APA (American Psychology Association).
Dr. Jones loved art, music, attending plays and concerts, and kayaking on Breton Bay. She had a special affection for bunnies, and delighted in the rabbits, birds, and other animals who chose to frequent her home.
Dr. Jones is survived by her husband, Larry Brown; her daughter, Jessica Jasper of San Francisco, CA; and her brother, Christopher Jones of New Britain, CT.
She was preceded in death by her father, Alvin Jones.
Services will be private.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice House of St. Mary's, P.O. Box 625, Leonardtown, MD 20650.
Arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., Leonardtown, MD.
|Guyther, Elizabeth Tyrie
Birth: 1921-09-05 in Cockeysville, Maryland
|Elizabeth Tyrie "Liddy" Guyther, 91, of Mechanicsville died March 29, 2013, at St. Mary's Nursing Center in Leonardtown. She was born September 5, 1921, in Cockeysville, Maryland. She was the daughter of the late Robert and Bessie Mill Tyrie. |
She graduated from Mercy Hospital School of Nursing in 1943. She worked at Mercy Hospital and a private medical practice in Baltimore.
She is survived by and has been married to Dr. Joseph Roy Guyther MD for 69 years. They were married in Baltimore on December 27, 1943. Liddy dedicated her life assisting her husband in his medical practice and raising two children.
She is survived by her daughter, Kathlyn Guyther Logan, of Kennebunk, Maine, and her son Joseph R. Guyther, Jr. (and wife Rose) of Mechanicsville, Md. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Deirdre Logan (and husband Adam Berinsky) of Cambridge, Massachusetts; Scott Logan (and wife Carrie) of Yarmouth, Maine; Dana Guyther (and fiancé Shelley Robinson) of Baltimore; and Blake Guyther (and wife Kathleen) of North Potomac, Md. She is survived by six great-grandchildren - Benjamin Berinsky, Lila Berinsky, Selwyn Logan, Everett Logan, Nicholas Guyther, and Abigail Guyther. She is also survived by eight nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her sisters, Mary Louise Guyther of Baltimore, and Majorie Tyrie of Cockeysville, Md.
She was a devoted wife, mother, and sister. She enjoyed cooking for family and maintaining a warm household for her husband and children. She loved to travel and has been to many states, including Alaska and Hawaii, and other countries such as Bermuda, Norway, Denmark, Sweden, China, Germany, Holland, England, Ireland, France, Switzerland, Austria, Italy, Mexico, and Canada. She was an member of the Ladies of Charity at Immaculate Conception Church in Mechanicsville. She also loved playing bridge with close friends.
The family will receive friends for Liddy's Life Celebration on Tuesday, April 2, 2013 from 5 to 8 p.m. at Brinsfield Funeral Home, 22955 Hollywood Road, Leonardtown, MD with prayers recited at 7 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Wednesday, April 3, at 11 a.m. at Immaculate Conception Church in Mechanicsville by Rev. Keith Woods assisted by Rev. Peter Alliata. Interment will follow at St. Mary's Queen of Peace Cemetery in Helen, MD.
The family thanks Saint Mary's Nursing Center and the staff for providing Liddy their devoted attention and care over the last three years.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Foundation of St. Mary's Nursing Center, 21585 Peabody Street, Leonardtown, MD 20650.
Arrangements provided by Brinsfield Funeral Home.
|Shepard, Burton Stanley
Birth: 1934-01-24 in Hanover, New Hampshire
|Burton Stanley “Steve” Shepard, 79, of Dunkirk passed away March 29, 2013 at Bay Ridge Health Care Center in Annapolis. He was born in Hanover, NH on January 24, 1934 to Burton Stephan and Irene (Ducharme) Shepard. |
Steve graduated from West Lebanon High School in June 1952. After graduation, he enlisted in the United States Air Force, serving for four years. During his tour he was privileged to be assigned to summer White House duties to President Dwight D. Eisenhower and First Lady Mamie Eisenhower in Denver, CO. Despite his dislike of cold weather, Steve was later reassigned to St. Lawrence Island which is over 110 miles of the coast of Nome, AL in the Bering Straits.
Following his military career he worked in various positions with the American Automobile Association (AAA) and retired as Manager of Tour Reservations. Mr. Shepard loved to travel and while working for AAA he went on cruises to the Mediterranean and Scandinavia.
He continued his travels into retirement with cruises to the Mexican Riviera and Caribbean Islands. Steve was an avid antique buff. Most of his weekends were spent at Willetta’s Antiques and Nice ‘n Fleasy in North Beach with his close friends Lettie Zaffaroni and Dale Thomas. He was a member of the American Legion, a lifetime member of the Calvert Humane Society, contributor to the Calvert Animal Welfare League and American Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.
Steve was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers Richard, Jared G. and Danny G. Shepard and a sister Natalie D. Thibodeau.
He is survived by sisters Nadine L. Nash and husband Robert of Dunedin, FL and Germaine A. Thibodeau and husband Roy of St. Petersburg, FL, and by brothers and sister in spirit Charles and Anita Carroll of Dunkirk.
Arrangements provided by Rausch Funeral Home.
|Howie, John Robert
Birth: 1945-02-16 in Washington, DC
|John Robert Howie, 68, loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend, of Bryantown, Maryland died Friday, March 29, 2013. He was surrounded by the love of his family and friends. Born February 16, 1945 in Washington, DC he was the son of the late Thomas Eldridge Howie and Martha Cady Howie. |
John loved life and always had a smile or a joke for family, friends and even complete strangers. Sports were one of his favorite past times, as well as spending time with his wife, kids and grandkids. In his early years, John was Captain of his football and lacrosse teams at Suitland High School, served as class President his senior year and played baseball for the Arundel Legion league. John also played intramurals for Frostburg State University.
Later in life as a father and a coach, he took great pride in sharing his love of sports with hundreds of kids. John was the former Chairman of the Board of Parks and Recreation for Charles County Maryland and was an exceptional employee for The Washington Post for 22 years winning many awards.
John is survived by Nancy Jeanne Howie, wife and best friend of 44 years, son Brian (Pam) Howie, Traci (Dave) Denhardt and Tami (Walt) Howie, grandfather of Christopher Sarah, Kate, Maggie, Robby, Ryan, Richie, Catherine and John Robert. He is also survived by devoted brothers Tom (Carol) Howie and Jerry (Mary Jo) Howie, and numerous amazing nieces and nephews. John will be remembered as much for his distinctive red hair and infectious laugh, as for his unmatched love of family and friends. He will be forever missed and forever loved. A heart like his is a special gift.
Visitation will be from 5:30 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at Huntt Funeral Home, 3035 Old Washington Road, Waldorf, MD. Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at Huntt Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Trinity Memorial Gardens, Waldorf MD. Visitation will be from 5:30 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at Huntt Funeral Home, 3035 Old Washington Road, Waldorf, MD. Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at Huntt Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Trinity Memorial Gardens, Waldorf MD.
Arrangements provided by Huntt Funeral Home.
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