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|Bridenstine, Helen Vivian
Birth: 1925-05-09 in Washington, D.C.
|Helen Vivian Bridenstine, 88, of Mechanicsville, MD passed peacefully August 11, 2013 at Washington Hospital Center. Born May 9, 1925 in Washington, DC she was the daughter of Joseph Elmer McCoy and Mable Newby McCoy. |
Helen worked for 38 years as a manager for the C & P Telephone Company and was a member of the Telephone Pioneers of America.
She was married October 6, 1945 in Kensington, MD to Carl Edwin Bridenstine. They were married for 57 years.
Known by her family as "quite a talker" and affectionately known by members of the community as "Ms. B" or "Ma", she was well-loved by them all. Helen was also an advocate for her late grandson, Stephen D. Mattingly, II who was born with Down Syndrome.
Helen was predeceased by her husband, Carl; daughter-in-law, Catherine Bridenstine; grandson, Stephen D. Mattingly, II; brother, Robert McCoy and sister, Arlene Lee.
She is survived by her children, Shirley Mattingly (Steve) and son, Joseph Bridenstine; 6 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren.
The family will receive friends for Helen's Life Celebtration on Friday, August 16, 2013 from 2:00 - 4:00 and 6:00 - 8:00P.M. at Brinsfield-Echols Funeral Home, P.A., 30195 Three Notch Rd., Charlotte Hall, MD. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, August 17, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at Brinsfield-Echols. Interment will follow at Queen of Peace Cemetery, Helen, MD. Pallbearers will be Joe Bridenstine, Joey Bridenstine, Steve Mattingly, Eric Lehman, Charlie Wright and Christian Ware. Honorary pallbearers will be Bobby McCoy and Rebecca Lee.
Memorial donations may be made to Stephen's Fund, c/o Charlotte Hall Rotary Foundation, P.O. Box 681, Charlotte Hall, MD 20622.
Arrangements provided by Brinsfield-Echols Funeral Home.
|Dale, Joan Shirley
|Joan Shirley Dale, 82, of Mechanicsville, MD, formerly of Forestville, MD, passed away on August 11, 2013, at her residence.|
Joan was born on September 27, 1930, daughter of the late Frank L. Taylor and the late Violet L. (Tippett) Taylor. In addition to her parents, Joan was predeceased by her husband, William H. Dale Sr. and her two sons, William H. Dale Jr. and Timothy W. Dale.
She worked for Stone & Straw Company in Maryland for thirty years. She was a dedicated factory worker and was late for work only ONCE in her entire career. Jokingly her boss, Tommy, bought her a Mickey Mouse watch so she would never be late again. Joan loved playing Bingo and enjoyed browsing around the many local antique and thrift stores.
Joan is survived by her daughter-in-law, Jenifer T. Dale of Mechanicsville, MD, four nieces, three nephews, numerous great and great-great nieces and nephews and many friends.
All arrangements are being handled by Brinsfield-Echols Funeral Home, P.A., 30195 Three Notch Road, Charlotte Hall, MD 20622. A Committal Service will be held at a later date.
In Lieu of Flowers, contributions may be made in memory of Joan Shirley Dale to Hospice of St. Mary's, P.O. Box 625, Leonardtown, MD 20650.
|Taylor, Deborah Sue
|Deborah Sue "Debi" Taylor of Waldorf, MD died on August 11, 2013 at her residence. She was 54 years old.|
She is the daughter of the late John Oliver Taylor and the late Elizabeth Ella Laughery Taylor.
Friends received on Saturday, August 17, 2013 from 12-2PM with Funeral Service at 1:30PM at Raymond Funeral Chapel, 5635 Washington Avenue, La Plata, MD 20646. Interment will be private.
Memorials are asked to Wound Care Center at Civista.
Arrangements provided by Raymond Funeral Service.
Birth: 1948-07-06 in Montreal, Canada
|Joan "Joanie" Johnson, 65 of Leonardtown, MD died on August 10, 2013 at Chesapeake Shores Nursing Home in Lexington Park, MD. Born July 6, 1948 in Montreal, Canada, she was the daughter of the late Mary (Fleming) and Sid Ayling.|
Joanie met and married Robert "Bob" on September 19, 1970. Together, they lived in many places due to Bob's career in the US Marines and US Navy. She loved being a military wife. They settled in St. Mary's county in 1984 while stationed at Patuxent River Naval Air Station. They had 45 wonderful years together until Bob's recent death on July 15th.
Joanie worked at the Lexington Park United Methodist Church for 10 years and then at the Good Samaritan Lutheran Church for 12 years. She loved to travel and do crossword puzzles. Spending time engrossed in a good book was her favorite past time. She always found the beautifully written pages to be like an adventure full of excitement and intrigue.
Joanie is survived by her son, Kevin Andrew Johnson and his fiancée Kelly Welch of Manassas, VA.; her sisters Christine Thomas (Ray) of Ontario, Canada; and Debra Ayling of Toronto, Canada. She was also a loving Aunt and Great Aunt.
A Memorial Service will be held on Wednesday, August 14, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at the Good Samaritan Lutheran Church, 20850 Langley Road, Lexington Park, MD 20653. Interment will take place in Quantico National Cemetery on a date to be determined.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Good Samaritan Church.
Arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., Leonardtown, MD.
|Butler, Agnes Lucille
|Agnes Lucille Butler, 90, of Chaptico, MD passed away on August 10, 2013 in Leonardtown, MD. Agnes was the daughter of the late Joseph Ignatius Butler, Sr. and Mary Elizabeth Butler. |
Agnes is survived by her children; James Douglas Butler of District Heights, MD, Rita Thomas of Upper Marlboro, MD, 11 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren, and 7 great grandchildren.
Mrs. Butler was preceded in death by her children; Mary Elizabeth Dickens, and Raymond Ignatius Butler both of Chaptico, MD and Joseph Lawrence Butler of Oakville, MD, siblings; Merlin Butler of Chaptico, MD, Joseph Ignatius Butler of Mechanicsville, MD, and Peral Dyson of Bushwood, MD.
Agnes worked was a domestic worker for the Patuxent Naval Base and St. Mary’s Academy, and she was a lifelong resident of St. Mary’s County, MD.
The family will receive friends on Thursday, August 15, 2013 from 5:00 PM -7:00 PM with prayers recited at 6:00 PM in the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home, Leonardtown, MD. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, August 16, 2013 at 10:00 AM in Our Lady of the Wayside Catholic Church, Chaptico, MD with Father Jerry Gamrot officiating. Interment will follow in Queen of Peace Catholic Cemetery, Helen, MD. Pallbearers will be; James Bowman, Ralph Thomas, Michael Bowman, Austin Baker, Dewitt Swann, and Xavier Reed. Honorary Pallbearers; Wendell Butler, Duane Benn, Larry Moten, Jr., Joseph Butler, Arnell Bush, and Carl Boman.
Arrangements provided by Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home.
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