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|Robertson, Audrey Cecelia
Birth: 1927-07-28 in La Plata, Maryland
|Audrey Cecelia Langley Robertson, 85, of La Plata passed away at Genesis of Waldorf Nursing Home on December 13, 2012 surround by family. Audrey was born in La Plata, MD on July 28, 1927 to the late Joseph Eugene Langley and Catherine Gwynnette Langley. She was educated in the Charles County public schools. She had seven children.|
Audrey was the former owner of Robertson Crab House. She also was a past president and lifetime member of the Bel Alton Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary and past president of the Ladies Auxiliary to the Southern Maryland Volunteer Fireman's Association.
An avid bowler, Audrey enjoyed traveling with friends and family and her beloved second home in Ocean City, MD. Her greatest love was spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.
She is survived by her sisters Jean Bender of West Virginia and Mary Louise Bess of South Carolina; her children George W. (Billy) Robertson Jr. (Candy) of Bel Alton, MD, Connie Hendrix (Bill) of Colonial Beach, VA, Becky Robertson of La Plata, MD, Peggy Robertson of Port Tobacco, MD, Joe Robertson (Pam) of Florida and Deloris Kenny of Hagerstown, MD and daughter-in-law Karen Robertson of Port Tobacco. In addition, she is survived by 11 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren and her longtime companion Jim Ward. She also leaves countless other friends and family whom were blessed to know her.
She is preceded in death by her son John (Freddie) Robertson and her sister Estelle (Tommy) Langley and her parents Joseph Eugene Langley and Catherine Gwynnette Langley.
Audrey touched the lives of many people with her smile and generosity, and maintained her trademark sense of humor and laugh all the way to the end. She will especially be missed by her friends and the staff at Genesis of Waldorf Nursing Home.
Friends and family are invited to celebrate Audrey's life on Sunday December 16th from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8pm with prayer's at 7pm at the Arehart-Echols Funeral Home 211 St. Mary's Ave. LaPlata, Md. 20646 where funeral services will be held on Monday December 17th at 10am. Interment to follow at the Trinity Memorial Gardens Waldorf, Md.
Pallbearers are Audrey's Grandsons: George W. Robertson III, William Raymond Goldsmith, Kevin Eugene Goldsmith, John Frederick Robertson Jr., Joseph Francis DeSales Stine III and honorary pallbearers are Cory Lee Frye Sr., Jeffrey Calvin Slagle and Luther Andrew Della IV.
Memorial Contributions can be made to the Bel Alton Volunteer Fire Department, P.O. Box 37, Bel Alton, MD 20611.
Arrangements provided by Arehart-Echols Funeral Home, P.A.
|Pottier, Richard E.
|Richard E. Pottier “Ricky” of Owings, MD. Passed away on Dec. 13, 2012. |
Beloved husband of Debbie Pottier; loving father of Angie (Cliff) Martin and Jason Pottier. Devoted Pop-pop of Landen and Harper Rose Martin. Loving brother of Bobby (Mary) Pottier.
Preceded in death by his parents Clarence and Mabel Pottier and siblings Martha Ann and Sonny.
Friends will be received Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012 from 1-4 pm and 6-9pm at Lee Funeral Home Calvert, P.A., 8200 Jennifer Lane, Owings, MD; where services will be held on Wed. Dec. 19, 2012 at 11:00am. Interment following in Fort Lincoln Cemetery.
Arrangements provided by Lee Funeral Home.
|Phares, Teri Darlene
Birth: 1958-06-10 in Washington, DC
|Teri Darlene Phares, 54, of Chaptico, MD passed away on December 13, 2012 at Washington Hospital Center in Washington, DC. Born June 10, 1958 in Washington, D C, she was the daughter of the late Dean Clark Stoneman and Faye Sophia Casper Stoneman.|
Teri was a self-employed property manager. She was a business woman and a 'handywoman' - very creative. She enjoyed working with flowers and she loved the outdoors and camping. She especially loved spending time with her family and friends.
Teri was predeceased by her dad, Dean Clark Stoneman.
She is survived by her husband, Donald Earl Phares, Jr.; son: Donald E. Phares, III and wife, Karen; daughters: Jessica L. Hendricks and husband Andrew and Kristal N. Phares and husband Justin; brother, Darrell Stoneman; sisters; Debi Yorston, Laura Stoneman and Julie Schwab; grandchildren: Kelsey and Taylor Phares, Wyatt Walker, Lena and Justin Ellis, Jr.
The family will receive friends for Teri's Life Celebration on Wednesday, December 19, 2012 from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. at Brinsfield-Echols Funeral Home, P.A., 30195 Three Notch Rd., Charlotte Hall, MD. A Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at Brinsfield-Echols. Reverend James Chance will officiate. Interment will follow at Queen of Peace Cemetery in Helen, MD.
Arrangements provide by Brinsfield-Echols Funeral Home.
|Humulock, Richard Peter Gerard, Sr.
Birth: 1955-04-19 in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois
|Richard Peter Gerard Humulock, Sr., 57, of Mechanicsville, Maryland died at home on December 13, 2012. He was born in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois on April 19, 1955 to Alexander Anthony Humulock Jr. of Romulus, New York and the late Millicent (Patterson) Humulock of Romulus, New York.|
He recently retired after working many years as a Landscape Architect and Tree Surgeon at Architect of the Capital for the U.S. Government. Richard (also known as Rick to some friends, and always Peter to his mother) had a huge heart and most enjoyed what he loved the most: spending time with his family, being silly, and taking many pictures with them; also doing the same with friends. Hunting, fishing, and just being outdoors, especially with loved ones, was his favorite pastimes. He also enjoyed working in his yard and landscaping, which he proudly made a living doing on our Nation's Capital grounds.
In addition to his father, Richard is survived by his former wife (whom he remained close with) Joan Colleen Humulock; his three loving children, Richard Peter Gerard Humulock, Jr., Lauren Kimberly Humulock, and Emily Cathryn Colleen Humulock; his three brothers, Alexander Anthony Humulock III, Christopher Humulock, and Andrew Humulock; his two sisters, Rebecca Stallings and Stephanie Lewis; many beloved nephews and nieces; and his loyal black lab Jake, who was never far from his side.
Family and friends will be received for Richard's Life Celebration on Friday, December 21, 2012 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM and from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, with prayers beginning at 7:00 PM at Brinsfield-Echols Funeral Home, P.A., 30195 Three Notch Road, Charlotte Hall, MD 20622. There will be a Mass with Service on Saturday, December 22, 2012 at 11:00 AM at Our Lady of the Wayside Catholic Church, 37575 Chaptico Road, Chaptico, MD 20621.
In Lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: Community Crisis Services, Inc. http://www.communitycrisis.org/contribute/ or Seventh District Volunteer Rescue Squad http://www.sdvrs59.com.
Arrangements provided by Brinsfield-Echols Funeral Home, P.A.
|Gray, Butler C., Jr.
Birth: 1947-06-04 in Calvert County, Maryland
|I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. Now, a crown is being held for me – a crown for being right with God. (2 Timothy 4:7-8)|
Butler C. Gray, Jr. (Tim) was born on June 4, 1947, in Calvert County Maryland to the late Margaret Harris and Butler C. Gray, Sr. Tim departed this life on December 13, 2012, at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Washington, D.C., after a long illness.
He received his education in the public schools of Calvert County and graduated from W. S. Brooks High School in 1965. He received military training in Virginia, North and South Carolina. He received Cosmetology training from Renoudos/Tony & Guy in London England and from Vidal Sassoon in California.
Tim served in the United States Army (active duty in Vietnam) from 1966 to 1969 with an Honorable Discharge. He achieved the rank of Sergeant and was leader of troops for communications.
Upon discharge from the United States Army, Tim moved to Washington, D.C. On June 12, 1971, he married his high school sweetheart, Brenda Lee. To that union, D’Artagnan and Jeris were born.
On June 4, 1995, Angel (daddy’s little girl) was born.
Over the years, he worked in many capacities including, the US Government Printing Office, Ed Tilgham Truck Company and Upper Crust Cuisine Catering Company. He became a nationally renowned hair stylist. He was a hairstylist/manager at Fingertips, owned/managed Shear Illusion and Hair Fashion West in the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan area. He was an educator/director on product knowledge and platform artist working for Revlon in New York. He was also a stylist and educator for Paul Mitchell, which was headquartered in California. He was the owner and distributor of Creative Systems Products by Tim Gray. He entered many hair show competitions all over the US and London, England. In 1985 he entered a New York Competition Show, won 1st Place and was awarded a “Rolls Royce”.
Tim loved to cook and serve food. His future project was to own and operate “Angel Eye Café” in Washington, D.C.
Near the end of his journey, Tim sought the Lord through frequent bible study lessons and prayers.
Tim was kind, loving and giving to all who knew him and always had a smile and laugh for everyone. He opened his home to all the neighborhood children who shared many meals, spent many nights and received strong guidance through his love, generosity, patience and understanding. The family would like all to remember Tim by the good deeds he has done, the impact he had upon you, his kind spirit and his love for life.
Parents, Margaret Harris and Butler C. Gray Sr.; parents-in-law, Mae and Thomas Lee and two brothers, Lanston Cole and Carroll Gray, and one brother-in law, Roland Beverly all preceded him in death.
He leaves to mourn and cherish his memories, his wife of 41 years, Brenda Gray, two sons, D’Artagnan (Katresa), Jeris (Crystal), one daughter Angel; two granddaughters Madison and Myteka; two grandsons, Darius and Kashan; ten sisters, Gloria Jean Gray Chisley (Jimmy), Wyannda Harris, Shelia Claggett, Ann Jones (Carl), Norman Jean Gray, Ava Gray, Margaret Gray, Carralise Gray, Ophelia Gray, Charlotte Gray; nine brothers, William V. Gray (Janet). Calvin Gray, Jimmie Lee Toye (Tracy), Patrick Smith (Blanche), Mark Smith, Thomas Smith, Warren Gray, James Gray and Rodney Gray (Shelly); two sisters-in-law, Joyce Lee and Myra Beverly; two brothers-in-law, Steven Lee (Geraldine) and David Lee (Herlaine); six goddaughters, Dona Moore, Locita Dixon, LaShawn Chase, Schniene Sutton, Shannon Key, and Chardae Smith; one godson, Malcolm Beverly, Jr.; best friend, Larry Wesley, and a host nieces, nephews, cousins, friends, clients and colleagues.
Arrangements provided by Lee Funeral Home.
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