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Smith, Steffani Larae
Birth: Sunday, March 25, 1973 in Leonardtown, Maryland
Residence: Hollywood, Maryland
Death: Sunday, December 27, 2015 at the age of 42
Laid to Rest: Saturday, January 02, 2016 in the St. Luke's United Methodist Church Cemetery, Scotland, Maryland
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Steffani Larae Smith, 42, of Hollywood, Maryland took her flight from this earthly life on Sunday, December 27, 2015 at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, MD. Steffani was born on March 25, 1973 in Leonardtown, MD to Mary and Frank Smith Sr., the youngest of six children.

Steffani was educated through the St. Mary's County Public School system. While attending Leonardtown High School, she enrolled at the St. Mary's County Technical Center where she discovered her passion for Culinary Arts. After graduating from Leonardtown High School in 1991, she attended Baltimore Culinary Arts School at the Baltimore International College. This is where she earned an Associates Degree.

Steffani was hired at Breads Unlimited in Bethesda, MD and was quickly promoted to a managerial position. Her professional career continued in various places of employment. Steffani was most recently employed at Food Lion from 2002 until present where she worked as Deli Manager, amongst other positions. Steffani was also a co-owner of Scrumptious Entrees Catering and Cakes were she was the primary pastry chef.

Steffani committed herself to her religion. She was a member of St. Luke's United Methodist Church in Scotland, MD, where she was a participant of the Young Adult choir. Steffani enjoyed reading, traveling, music and dance. She participated in various charitable works, most notably on the fight against breast cancer, autism awareness, and the WARM program.

Steffani was fully dedicated to family and friends. She held a special place in her heart for her nieces and nephews. Godmother to Egypt and Elijah Bond, and Micah Courtney, all of whom she adored. She would often say, "As long as I have my family I'm ok".

Steffani Larae leaves to cherish her memories, parents, Mary and Frank Smith Sr. of Hollywood MD; Godparents,Esther and John Smith Jr. of Lexington Park, MD; siblings, Sonya (Frank McKenzie), Frank (Margaret Smith), Vonda (Steven Douglas), Marcus (Darlene Smith), Tiffani (Louis Bond) and a host of nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins.

She was preceded in death by grandparents, Alice Lucinda and William H. Porter, of Dameron, MD, Felix Cecelia and John W. Smith, of Ridge, MD; aunts, Sarah Beatrice Smith, Elmira Davis, Mary Alice Porter and nephews, Noah and Noel Bond.

Family will unite with friends on Saturday, January 2, 2016 for visitation at 9:30 am until time of service at 11:00 am at First Missionary Baptist Church, 46370 Pegg Lane, Lexington Park, MD 20653. Interment to follow at St. Luke's United Methodist Church Cemetery, 12880 Point Lookout Rd, Scotland, MD 20687. Arrangements provided by Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home.

Hine, Maynard Kiplinger, Jr.
Birth: in Rochester, New York
Residence: Lusby, Maryland
Death: Sunday, December 27, 2015
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Maynard Kiplinger (Kip) Hine, Jr., died unexpectedly at his home in Lusby, Maryland on December 27, 2015. He was born in Rochester, New York in 1935 to Dr. Maynard K. Hine and Mrs. Harriett Foulke Hine.

He completed his undergraduate education at Oberlin University and Indiana University. Prior to retiring to Lusby, Maryland in 1991 he had a distinguished career of more than 30 years as an engineer and administrator at the Department of Defense primarily with Harry Diamond Laboratories in Washington, D. C. and Silver Spring, Maryland.

He was preceded in death by his parents and by his wife, Rosalie Woodall Hine. He is survived by a sister, Judith Hine Hyde, of Bethesda, Maryland and a brother, Dr. William C. Hine (Betsy) of Terre Haute, Indiana as well as four nephews, Kenneth Maynard Hyde (Nancy) of Springfield, Virginia, Patrick Kiplinger (Kip) Hyde of San Francisco, California, Dr. William Clyde Hine, Jr. (Michelle) of Zionsville, Indiana, and Dr. Charles Foulke Hine (Jenny) of Indianapolis, Indiana as well as two nieces Carol Taylor Franco and Nancy Taylor Filer, both of Florida, and by a cousin, Christina Hine Nelson of Urbana, Illinois. He is also survived by seven great nieces and nephews, Lauren and Nathan Hyde, Madalyn, Ellie, Cara, Christi and Josh Hine and by close friend, Margaret P. Fahs.

He was recognized at the 2015 Awards Dinner for the Calvert Library Foundation for his years of work with libraries in Maryland. He was the Chair, Maryland Advisory Council on Libraries, having been appointed twice to this office by the Governor of Maryland; he was the former President of the Calvert Library Board of Trustees as well as a twenty-year trustee; and, former President of the Southern Maryland Library Association.  During his stewardship of the Calvert Library, it dramatically expanded its facilities and services to the public, becoming one of the finest public libraries of its class in the country.

He was also active in the Patuxent River Power Squadron and often taught classes in marine navigation. He was also active in and a long-time board member with NARFE, National Association of Retired Federal Employees. He was an avid photographer and especially like taking pictures of nature and his great nieces' and nephews' sporting events, but most especially of cherished family times at the beach.

A service celebrating his life will be held at 11:00, Saturday, January 9 at Southern Memorial Gardens, 10155 Ward Rd., Dunkirk, Maryland 20754 with Pastor Faith Lewis officiating. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, contributions be made to the Calvert Library Foundation. Arrangements handled by the Rausch Funeral Home, P.A., Lusby, MD.

Spooner, Daniel Allen
Birth: in New Bedford
Residence: Mattapoisett
Death: Saturday, December 26, 2015
Laid to Rest: Thursday, December 31, 2015 in the St. Anthony's Cemetery
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Daniel Allen Spooner, 57, of Mattapoisett died December 26, 2015 unexpectedly at St. Luke's Hospital.

Born in New Bedford, the son of the late Allen and Maria L. "Lucy" (Goes) Spooner, he lived in Mattapoisett for the last 12 years.

Daniel was formerly employed as a commercial fisherman on several vessels of the New Bedford fleet. He later became a union representative for the Seafarers International Union in Maryland, Jacksonville, FL and Brooklyn, NY.

Mr. Spooner enjoyed working out at the gym, loved being by the ocean, quahogging, days at the beach, spending time with his grandchildren and the company of Graca and his dog "Carmine."

Daniel was an athlete while at Greater New Bedford Regional Vocational Technical High School and had a desire to become a coach at the school and help others. A scholarship has been established in his memory to benefit student athletes and scholars.

Survivors include his fiancée, Graciana Silva of Mattapoisett; a daughter, Shana Spooner and her companion William Camacho of New Bedford; 2 sons, Daniel Allen Spooner, Jr. of Leonardtown, MD and Chad Lucas and his wife Heather of Acushnet; his former wife, Carol (DeMello) Garza; 2 sisters, Jean DeCoffe and her husband Murray of Mattapoisett and Bonnie Waite and her husband Richard of Acushnet; 5 grandchildren, Jiovani, Giana, King, Kailani and Averie; and several nieces and nephews.

His Funeral will be held on Thursday, December 31st at 9 AM from the Saunders-Dwyer Mattapoisett Home For Funerals, 50 County Rd. (Rt. 6), Mattapoisett, followed by his Funeral Mass at St. Anthony's Church at 10 AM. Burial will follow in St. Anthony's Cemetery. Visiting hours will be on Wednesday, December 30th from 4-8 PM. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Daniel Allen Spooner Scholarship Fund, c/o First Citizens Credit Union, P.O. Box 1766, Mattapoisett, MA 02739.

Sturdevant, Grace Enfield
Birth: Monday, August 16, 1926
Residence: Prince Frederick, Maryland
Death: Friday, December 25, 2015 at the age of 89
Laid to Rest: in the St. Paul's Episcopal Church Cemetery, Prince Frederick, Maryland
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Grace Evans Enfield Sturdevant of Prince Frederick, Maryland, passed away on December 25, 2015, at the age of 89. She was the wife of the late Harry E. Sturdevant of Dares Beach, Md., and the daughter of the late Jacob Roy Enfield and Martha Susan Holland Enfield of Forest Hill, Md.

A graduate of Bel Air High School and the University of Maryland, Mrs. Sturdevant taught Physical Education and Home Economics at Calvert High School. She was a member of St. Paul's Episcopal Church, a founding member of Chesapeake Garden Club, a member of John Hanson Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution serving as regent and registrar, a volunteer for Calvert Hospice who helped found their Festival of Trees fundraiser.

She is survived by her five children, Jo Anne Sturdevant-Beach (Jack) of Ponce Inlet, Fl., Patricia Anne Jewell (Paul) of Northeast Md.; Margaret Susan Thompson of Port Republic, Md.; Harriet Kay Hardisky (Mike) of Timonium, Md.; Jeff Sturdevant (Lee) of Chesapeake Beach, Md.; one sister Mrs. Jeanne Rieck of Fort Pierce, Fl.; 12 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. She was preceded by her 4 sisters, Mrs. Henrietta MacDonald, formerly of Wappinger Falls, NY., Mrs. Marjory Barrow, formerly of Bel Air, Md., Mrs. Dorothy Brand, formerly of Darlington, Md. and Mrs. Mary Virginia Williams, formerly of Aberdeen, Md.

Viewing is at Rausch Funeral Home, 4405 Broomes Island Road, Port Republic, Md. 20676, Tuesday 2-4 and 6-8 and the funeral service will be held at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Prince Frederick, Md., Wednesday 11:00 AM, followed by a reception at the Parish Hall. Donations to St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Calvert Hospice and Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research in lieu of flowers. Arrangements provided by Rausch Funeral Home.

Young, Mary Ida
Birth: Friday, April 26, 1918 in Medley's Neck, Maryland
Residence: Leonardtown, Maryland
Death: Friday, December 25, 2015 at the age of 97
Laid to Rest: Wednesday, January 06, 2016 in the St. John Francis Regis Catholic Church Cemetery, Hollywood, Maryland
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Mary Ida Barnes Young, of Leonardtown, MD, slipped quickly and peacefully from our earthly presence on Friday, December 25, 2015. God took her at the age of ninety-seven, and she entered a life of eternal peace.

A devout Catholic, Mary Ida Barnes Young was born in Medley's Neck, Maryland on April 26, 1918 to the late Mary Teresa and Luke Barnes. Ida attended the old Redgate Elementary School and Banneker School. She met and married her late husband, William Bernard Young. From this union, they were blessed with two children, William and Rose.

Ida worked for many years at the Leonard Hall School and after her retirement she was a dedicated domestic worker for several families in Leonardtown. She was a faithful member of St. Aloysius Gonzaga Catholic Church for over 70 years and a member of the St. Vincent De Paul Society.

Mama, as her family affectionately called her, loved to cook, clean her house daily, shop, and dress up in her fancy hats. She loved attending social functions and celebrating good times with her loved ones. Another favorite pastime of hers was to watch soap operas, particularly, "The Young and the Restless." She was always willing to make daily visits and spend time in prayer with ill family and church members in the nursing home, hospital, and sometimes in their homes.

She was preceded in death by three sisters, Mary Ella Swales, Mary Elizabeth Scriber, and Macie Theresa Stevens; and one brother, Herbert Aloysius Barnes. She leaves to cherish her memory her two children, William B. Young Jr. (Virginia); Rose M. Short (Jerome); three grandchildren, Cheryl Botts (Gary); Jerry Short; Angela McRae (Tim); seven great-grandchildren, Allana Botts; Mason, Austin, and MacKenzie Short; William, Porter, and Isabella McRae and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Family will unite with friends on Wednesday, January 6, 2016 for visitation at 10:00 am until Mass of Christian Burial at 11:30 am at St. Aloysius Gonzaga Catholic Church, 22800 Washington Street, Leonardtown, MD. Interment to follow at St. John Francis Regis Parish Catholic Church Cemetery, 43950 St. Johns Road, Hollywood, Maryland 20636. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of St. Mary's Inc., P.O. Box 625, Leonardtown, MD 20650. Arrangements provided by Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home, P.A.

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