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|Megby, Rhonda Lynn
Birth: 1956-06-17 in Kentucky
|Rhonda Lynn (Carpenter) Megby, 56, of Callaway died Sept. 21, 2012, at Hospice House of St. Mary’s in Callaway after a courageous battle with cancer. Born June 17, 1956, in Kentucky, she was the daughter of the late Lloyd Jack and Virginia Carpenter.|
She was a loving mother, and her grandchildren were her pride and joy.
She is survived by her children, Linda Loving, Sally Adams and Matthew Megby; her grandchildren, Nathan and Madden Loving and Jason, Rachel and Jackie Adams; and her siblings, Rodney Carpenter, Sidney Carpenter and Cindy Heist. She is also survived by a good friend, Jr. Knott.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Rodger Carpenter.
Interment will be private.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice House of St. Mary’s, P.O. Box 625, Leonardtown, MD 20650.
|Trossbach, Rita Charlene
Birth: 1943-05-18 in Washington, DC
|Rita Charlene Trossbach, 69, of Dameron, MD, passed away on September 20, 2012 at St. Mary's Hospital, Leonardtown, MD. She was born May 18, 1943 in Washington D.C. to the late John Elwood Wathen Sr. and Mary Catherine Quade.|
Rita is a longtime resident of St. Mary's County. She is a graduate of Margaret Brent High School. On July 21, 1962, she married her late husband, Joseph "JB" "Sonny" Trossbach.
She worked for the United States Post Office and retired as the Dameron Postmaster in 2011. She was an active member of St. Michael's Church, the Knights of Columbus Bells, Council 2065, and the St. Michael's Ladies of Charity. Rita was the long time coordinator for the St. Michael's Fall dinner, and was well known for her coleslaw at the Knights of Columbus monthly dinners. She enjoyed cooking, gardening, playing games and cards, and bingo. Most of all, she loved her family and treasured her grandchildren.
She is survived by her children, Joseph "Sonny" Trossbach (Nikki) of Dameron, MD and Thomas "Tom" Trossbach (Abby) of Dameron, MD; her grandchildren, Tessie, J.C., Mary and Travis Trossbach; her sister, Catherine "Kitty" Hill of Avenue, MD; and her brothers, John "Johnny" Wathen (Becky) of St. Inigoes, MD; Michael Wathen (Jeannie) of Chaptico, MD, and Charles "Happy" Wathen (Mary) of Mechanicsville, MD.
In addition to her parents and husband, she is also preceded in death by her sister Jean Wathen.
Family will receive friends for Rita's Life Celebration on Sunday, September 23, 2012, from 3 PM to 7 PM at the St. Michael's Church, 16555 Three Notch Road, Ridge, MD. Prayers will be recited by Reverend Lee Fangmeyer at 6:00 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, September 24, 2012 at 11:00 AM at St. Michael's Church. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Archangel Scholarship Foundation, P.O. Box 259, Ridge, MD 20680 and Ridge Volunteer Rescue Squad , P.O. Box 456, Ridge, MD 20680.
Arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., Leonardtown, MD.
|Jones, Helen Mae
Birth: 1961-07-02 in Cheverly, Maryland
|Helen Mae Jones, age 51, of North Beach, MD passed away at her home on September 20, 2012. She was born in Cheverly, MD July 2, 1961 to Paul Francis and Colleen Katherine (Miles) Strine. |
Helen was raised in Capitol Heights and attended Prince George’s public schools. She married Dwayne E. Jones in Lothian, MD on March 15, 1997. They made their home in Lothian until moving to North Beach in 2007. Helen was most recently employed as a cashier at Roland’s Grocery in Chesapeake Beach. Helen loved singing, dancing or just listening to music. She also had an extensive Indian Doll collection.
She was preceded in death by her parents Paul F and Colleen K. Strine and sisters Kathy Strine and Teresa Marie Oakley.
Surviving are her husband Dwayne E. Jones; children Jason Augustine of LA, Jayme Payne and her husband Bernard of Hyattsville, MD and Jessica Brooks and her husband Derrick of Baltimore, MD; two grandchildren; a sister Joyce Lee Ann Smith and her husband Michael of Lothian, MD and brother Paul F. Strine II and his wife Karen of Chesapeake Beach, MD.
Arrangements provided by Rausch Funeral Home.
Saturday, September 22, 2012
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Rausch Funeral Home - Owings
|Webster, Richard Mark
Birth: 1956-10-18 in Union City, Pennsylvania
|Richard “Mark” Webster, 55 of Lusby, MD formerly of Corry, PA passed away on September 20, 2012 at Georgetown University Hospital. He was born on October 18, 1956 in Union City, PA to the late Dale Webster and Dona Rouse. He was the beloved husband to Rhea Webster whom he married on July 16, 1977 in Corry, PA.|
Mark graduated from Corry High School in 1974 and went on to join the U.S. Air Force in 1976. While in the Air Force, Mark was stationed at Langley A.F.B., VA, Aviano, Italy, Pease A.F.B., NH, Seoul, S. Korea, and Pope Field, NC. He received the Air Force Commendation Medal, Outstanding Unit Award, Organizational Excellence Award, Good Conduct Medal, Overseas Long Tour Ribbon, Longevity Service Award Ribbon, Small Arms Expert Marksmanship Ribbon, and Air Force Training Ribbon. He was honorably discharged in 1989 after 13 years of service. Mark graduated from Webster University in 1991 and was an Information Assurance Analyst. He moved to Calvert Co. in 1998 from Charles Co. In his spare time, Mark enjoyed skiing and playing golf. He was a member of the Freemasons Prince Frederick Lodge 142 and Middleham and St. Peters Parish.
Mark is survived by his mother, Dona Rouse of Seven Lakes, NC; wife, Rhea Webster of Lusby, MD; daughters, Marisa Edmondson and her husband Kris of Leonardtown, MD, and Lauren Webster of Lusby, MD; siblings, Jeff Webster and his wife Nancy of Raleigh, NC and Lyn Piccirillo and her husband Carmen of New Wilmington, PA; nephew, Adam Piccirillo and wife Kristen of Pennsylvania.
A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, September 28, 2012 at 1 PM in St. Peters Episcopal Church, Solomons, MD with Fr. Bob Stephenson and Fr. David Showers officiating. Interment will be private. The family request contributions to be made in Mark’s memory to the Prince Frederick Masonic Lodge 142, 655 Main Street, Prince Frederick, MD 20678.
Arrangements provided by Rausch Funeral Home, P.A., Lusby, MD.
|Combs, Agnes Marie
Birth: 1927-07-10 in Leonardtown, Maryland
|Agnes Marie (Gee) Combs 85, of Leonardtown, MD, passed away on September 20, 2012 in Leonardtown, MD. Born on July 10, 1927 in Leonardtown, MD she was the daughter of the late Joseph Benjamin and Ida Pillsbury Morgan. |
She was married to Thomas N. Combs on May 1, 1947 at Holy Face in Callaway, MD and who preceded her in death on April 8, 2010.
Gee is survived by her children Thomas N. Combs, Jr. (Sudy) of Callaway, MD, Bennie Combs (Bernadette) of Chaptico, MD and Glenda White (Jeremy) of Lexington Park, MD; her six grandchildren, Shelly Wathen (Danny) Thomas Combs III, Ashley Combs, Dane Hanson (Hannah), Brad Combs and Amy Hanson; Five great-grandchildren; Olivia Buzzurro, Boston Hester, Brock Hester, Lorelei Hanson, and Adilyn Wathen, as well as her sibling Dolores Lynch of Compton, MD.
Marie is preceded in death siblings; Helen Fenhagen, Bernard Morgan, Mabel Meyer, Aloysius (Dish) Morgan, Victoria Schaller, Eloise Adams and Theda Nelson.
She was a homemaker and worked in the cafeteria in Leonardtown Middle School until she retired. Marie enjoyed her family and loved music she would play her piano or keyboard and sing every chance she got. She also enjoyed playing cards and praying the rosary.
The family will receive friends on Monday, September 24, 2012 from 5:00PM -8:00PM with prayers recited at 7:00PM in the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home, Leonardtown, MD. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, September 25, 2012 at 10:00AM in St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.
Contributions may be made to the Michael J. Fox Parkinson’s Foundation www.michaeljfox.org.
Arrangements provided by Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home.
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