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|Blake, Lois Anna
Birth: 1926-02-06 in Ontario, Canada
|Lois Anna Blake was born on February 6, 1926 in the farming community of Bells Corners, Ontario, Canada just outside of Ottawa. She was raised on a dairy farm and at the age of eighteen she moved to Washington, DC where she was employed by the Canadian Embassy and supervised Embassy Records Section. While employed at the embassy she established, owned and operated a Day Care Center in Washington, DC until she married her late husband Howard S. Blake Sr. in 1947. Howard served in the U.S.Air Force at Bolling AFB Washington, DC. They had two children, a son Howard S.”Spud” Blake Jr. and a daughter, Barbara Ann Blake.|
Lois was a charter member of the CorcoranMemorialMethodistChurch in Temple Hills, Md.
In 1957 Lois and family lived in Japan for three years and subsequently moved back to Temple HillsMd. where she opened and established the Den Lee Acres Day Nursery in 1965.
Lois and Howard moved to Englewood, Florida in 1970 where she was active in the Englewood American Legion and was a member of the Englewood Methodist Church.
She volunteered and served in the “Meals On Wheels Program for 15 years. Howard, her beloved husband of almost 40 years passed away on October 17, 1986.
In 2003, Lois moved to Huntingtown, Maryland to be near her family and she became a member of the HuntingtownMethodistChurch. She loved to bake and do volunteer activities for the church and community. Lois was one of the founding members and supporters of the Chrome City Ride for the Benedictine Community which is a fundraiser that benefits developmentally disabled children and adults.
Her hobbies included gardening, baking, volunteering, working with the developmentally disabled and most importantly spending time with her family.
She is survived by her son Howard S. “Spud” Blake, daughter in law Christine Blake (Morningstar) and her daughter Barbara Ann Blake and many nieces and nephews. Lois was deeply loved by her friends and family.
Friends will be received on Thursday, May 16, 2013 from 2-4 and 6-8 pm at Lee Funeral Home Calvert, P.A., 8200 Jennifer Lane (Route 4 and Fowler Road), Owings, MD 20736; where funeral services will be held on Friday, May 17, 2013 at 11:00 am. Interment in Arlington National Cemetery will take place at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Benedictine Foundation, 14299 Benedictine Lane, Ridgely, MD 21660.
Arrangements provided by Lee Funeral Home.
|Remsburg, Joseph Owen
Birth: 1989-05-29 in Leonardtown, Maryland
|Joseph Owen "Joey" Remsburg, 23, of Mechanicsville, MD, passed away on May 14, 1989 at home in Mechanicsville, MD.|
He was born on May 29, 1989 in Leonardtown, MD, son of Donna May Remsburg.
Joey was a Dallas Cowboy's football fan. He loved his dog, Debo. He enjoyed the water, four wheeling, shooting his gun, and hanging out with his friends and family.
He is predeceased by his cousin, Christina Quesenberry.
Joey is survived by his mother, Donna; sister, Jocelyn Greenwell; grandparents, Edward & Linda Remsburg; aunts and uncles, Margaret & Donald Saylor, Tammy & Robert Quesenberry; cousins, Kristi Saylor, Crystal Quesenberry, and Michael Quesenberry.
Family and friends will be received for Joey's Life Celebration on Sunday, May 19, 2013 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM and from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Brinsfield-Echols Funeral Home, P.A., 30195 Three Notch Road, Charlotte Hall, MD 20622. There will be a Funeral Service on Monday, May 20, 2013 at 11:00 at the funeral home. Interment will follow at Charles Memorial Gardens, 26325 Point Lookout Road, Leonardtown, MD 20650.
Pallbearers will be Steven Schmidt, Zack Williams, Paul Baker, Ronnie Tippett, Blake Dotson, Greg Bice, Dustin Willett, and Tony Brash.
Honorary Pallbearers will be Kristi Saylor, Jocelyn Greenwell, and Crystal Quesenberry.
Memorial Contributions may be made in honor of Joey to: Bank of America, (Account# 4460 2963 5191) Linda Lee Remsburg, (Memorial Fund for Joseph O. Remsburg), 26892 Fowler Court, Mechanicsville, MD 20659.
Arrangements provided by Brinsfield-Echols Funeral Home.
|Judith Baldwin of Waldorf, Maryland passed away on May 14, 2013 at the age of 71.|
After retiring from the USDA she enjoyed spending time with her family and friends, her grandchildren being her greatest joy.
Judith is preceded in death by her mother Ruth McAuliffe and grandmother Bertie Stansbury.
She is survived by her husband Grover Baldwin of 50 years, sisters Kathleen McAuliffe and Janice Wilson (Fred Panyard), son Jeff Baldwin (Christy), daughter Krista Marting (Scott), five grandchildren Nicole and Ethan Marting ; Mackenzie, Madison and Marissa Baldwin, and many more family and friends.
The visitation will be on Friday May 17, 2013 from 2-4pm and 6-8pm at Huntt Funeral Home Waldorf, Maryland. The funeral service will be held on Saturday May 18, 2013 at 10am at Huntt Funeral Home Waldorf, Maryland. Burial will follow at Trinity Memorial Gardens Waldorf, Maryland.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Hospice of Charles County or John Hopkins ALS Clinic.
Arrangements provided by Huntt Funeral Home.
|Anderson, Mary Elizabeth
|Ramsey, Dorothy Joyce
Birth: 1938-11-13 in Washington, D.C.
|Dorothy Joyce “Joy” Ramsey, age 74, of Huntingtown, MD passed away May 14, 2013 at University of Maryland Hospital in Baltimore. She was born in Washington, DC on November 13, 1938 to John and Mary Frances (Mockabee) Buscher. Joy was raised by her mother and step father James Jones and attended DC public schools. |
On January 23, 1958 she married Milton L. Ramsey, Jr. After their marriage, the couple resided at Green Acres Farm in Port Republic, MD.
Joy was a past president of the Lady Elks Lodge 2620 and a member of the Gaston Resort Community in Lake Gaston, NC. She enjoyed playing cards, games on her laptop, crafting and spending time with her family, she and her sister Darlene Bowen were inseparable. She also enjoyed her dogs Mickey and Scooby and her cat Lucas.
Joy was preceded in death by her parents, step father, twin children Harry and Barry Ramsey, husband Milton L. Ramsey, Jr., and sister Darlene Bowen.
Surviving are three children, Deborah A. Sutton and her husband Joseph, Jr. of Huntingtown, James L. Ramsey of Prince Frederick and Falls Church, VA and Milton L. Ramsey III and his wife Nancy of Prince Frederick; five grandsons Mark Ramsey of Prince Frederick, Justin Ramsey and his wife Katrina Jones of Chesapeake Beach, Steven Ramsey of Washington, DC, Robert Ramsey and Thomas Ramsey, both of Prince Frederick; four great grandsons Joshua, Nicholas, Hunter and Wyatt Ramsey; a brother John Wesley Buscher and his wife Della of Berkley Springs, WV and several nieces and nephews including Tammy Comber and Terry McKeaver and great niece Kristina McKeaver.
Arrangements provided by Rausch Funeral Home.
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