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|Margolis, Anne Marie
Birth: 1924-05-22 in Baltimore, Maryland
|Anne Marie McCabe Margolis, 88, of Solomons, MD died January 31, 2013 in Leonardtown, MD. A native of Maryland, Anne was born in Baltimore, on May 22, 1924, the daughter of the late John Michael McCabe and Eva Barbara Dement McCabe.|
Anne graduated from Seton High School in Baltimore. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Bacteriology at Notre Dame College (Baltimore) and a Master's in Liberal Arts Studies from Dartmouth College (Hanover, NH).
Anne married her beloved George Margolis in 1950. Together they raised four children while living in NC, VA, VT, and NH. Anne moved to St. Mary's County, MD after living in CT and NY.
Anne loved, inspired, and celebrated the lives of those that were fortunate enough to be within her circle of family and friends. An accomplished artist, she spent much of her life working as a weaver, potter and sculptor. When she was not in the studio, she wrote poetry and studied contemporary art.
Anne was actively involved with Annmarie Sculpture Garden and Arts Center in Solomons, MD and the HOPE food pantry in Lexington Park, MD. She also served as a docent for the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Gardens in Washington DC. Prior to moving to St Mary's County she was a docent at the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum in Ridgefield, CT and a member of the NH League of Arts and Crafts. She was also a bacteriologist at Duke Hospital in Durham, NC, served on the Board of Education in the Dresden School District, and as a volunteer ski instructor in NH.
Anne is survived by her children, Susan Margolis (Scott DeYoung) of Ridgefield, CT; Mac Margolis (Janice do Nascimento Cortez) of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Josh Margolis (Kathy) of Greenbrae, CA; and Dan Margolis (Lynne) of Salt Lake City, UT; and her grandchildren, Anne Margolis, Jay DeYoung, Kate Margolis, Ryan Margolis, Lia Margolis, Brian Margolis, Brynne Margolis and Nina Margolis.
In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, George Margolis and her brother, Jerry McCabe.
All Services will be private.
In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to Annmarie Sculpture Garden and Arts Center, P.O. Box 99, Dowell, MD 20629 or Hospice of St. Mary's, P.O.Box 625, Leonardtown, MD 20650.
Arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., Leonardtown, MD.
|Blue, John William
Birth: 1940-05-12 in Kipling, North Carolina
|John William Blue, 72 of Forestville, Maryland, was peacefully called to his heavenly glory on January 31, 2013 at Southern Maryland Hospital in Clinton, Maryland. John was born on May 12, 1940 in Kipling, North Carolina, to the late Nora and Johnson Blue. John was known to his family and friends as “Blue”. |
Blue enlisted in the U.S. Army on December 18, 1958; stationed at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. While serving in the Military, Blue received many honors, one being the Good Medal of Conduct.
Before his illness, which caused him to work no longer, Blue was employed in food services as manager of The Jumbo Food Store in Cheverly, Maryland and also worked as a delivery driver for Wonder Bread. He was known for his smile and laughter and enjoyed his life to the fullest and enjoyed having his family and friends around him.
He leaves to cherish his memories his daughter Kimberly Jones (Marvin); two grandchildren, Skye Stewart and Alijah Jones and special friend for years, Brenda Henson, and a host of family and friends.
Blue was preceded in death by his parents Nora and Johnson Blue and son Daniel S. Henson and his Uncle James Prentiss.
“Those we love can never be more than thought apart, for as long as there is memory they’ll live on in the heart." (Kim)
The family will receive family and friends on Thursday, February 7, 2013 from 10:00 am – 11:00 am at Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home Chapel, 2294 Old Washington Road, Waldorf, MD. Interment will take place on Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 10 am at Maryland Veterans Cemetery in Cheltenham, Maryland.
Arrangements provided by Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home.
|Washington, Clarence Edward
Birth: 1935-02-16 in Calvert County, Maryland
|Clarence Edward Washington, son of the late George (Sam) and Annie Washington, was born on February 16, 1935 in Calvert County, Maryland. On January 31, 2013 he peacefully died at his home with his devoted wife and sister-in-law, Deborah holding his hands.|
At the age of sixteen, Clarence left home to live with his sister Sarah. He thought that he was going to quit school, but she said, “No you’re not!” Clarence went on to be the first child in his family to graduate from William Sampson Brooks High School in 1954. One month later he joined the Air Force where he served six years and was honorably discharged.
On April 27, 1961 Clarence was united in holy matrimony to Delores Bean and from this union two children, Don and Blinda were born.
Clarence worked at the Patuxent River Naval Air Station for thirty-two years. While there he received numerous awards for superior performance in the U.S. Navy. After retiring from Pax River, he worked briefly for Brother’s Johnson. He drove the Calvert County Public Transportation bus for seventeen years until his health began to fail in November 2012.
Clarence possessed a sweet spirit. You never felt like a visitor in his home, you felt like family. He loved nature and fishing. His favorite times were spent with his wife, listening to music and drinking cold beer while sitting on the deck or under the tree. He enjoyed family gatherings, talking about the life they lived as children. He loved all sports and was quite an athlete. As a result, he was inducted into the Calvert High School Athletic Hall of Fame in 2001.
In 1972, Clarence met his soul-mate and married her in 1977. Shortly thereafter, he adopted James and Luke.
He leaves to cherish his memories, his beloved wife Cozette; sons, Don (Lisa), James (Shawnta) of Lusby, MD, Luke (Diamond) of Delaware; daughter, Blinda of Ohio; fifteen grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; siblings, Sarah Myers, Leroy, Milford (Beatrice), David, Christine (Harry) all of Calvert County, MD, Mary Brown of Washington, DC, Lincoln (Connie) of Calvert County, MD, Margaurite Yates of Virginia, Charles (Jane) and Earl of Calvert County, MD; sisters-in law, Celeste, Brenda, Deborah Lee (Carl), Dianette (Alex), Gloria (Dennis), Elarlene; and brother-in-law, Thomas.
Because of his love for family and children, he raised many of his nieces, nephews and grandchildren as his own. He also leaves special people; Deborah, Carl Chew, Sr., George Harris, Charles Mackall, Gaither Parker, Jr., William Smith, Ida Smith and James Diggs.
Preceding him in death were his parents George and Annie; siblings, Susie Butler and George Washington.
Arrangements provided by Sewell Funeral Home.
|Olcott, Joseph Sands
Birth: 1923-11-13 in Washington, DC
|Joseph Sands Olcott of Bryans Road, MD died on Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at Charles County Hospice House in Waldorf, MD. He was 89 years old. |
Mr. Olcott was the owner of Arlington Paper Supply for 30 plus years and a veteran of the United States Navy, having served during World War II as a seaman first class. He was a graduate of Brown University prior to his naval duty and following the war attended the University of MD for four years. He was a member of the 32nd Degree of Masons. In 1969, he acquired Arlington Paper Supply Company. He enjoyed traveling and visited every state in the nation and attended the world fairs in Chicago and New York.
Son of the late Floyd B. Olcott and the late Louise Addor Olcott.
Predeceased by his parents and his late wife: Madeline Hibbard Olcott Survived by a number of cousins.
Visitation: Tuesday, February 5, 2013 from 2-4PM and 6-8PM at Raymond Funeral Chapel (5635 Washington Avenue, La Plata, MD 20646). Funeral Service: Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at 10AM at Raymond Funeral Chapel. Clergy: Rev. Mark Roberson. Interment: Ft. Lincoln Cemetery in Brentwood, MD.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Charles County (2505 Davis Road, Waldorf, MD 20603).
Arrangements provided by Raymond Funeral Service.
|Sterling, Walter Kirk
Birth: 1927-05-04 in Leonardtown, Maryland
|Walter Kirk Sterling, 85 of Leonardtown, MD passed away on January 30, 2013 in Cheverly, MD. Born May 4, 1927 in Leonardtown, MD, he was the son of the late Lynwood Joseph and Ruth Camalier Sterling. |
Kirk was one of seventeen children. He is survived by his wife Regina “Lay” A. Sterling whom he married on May 28, 1949 in St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Morganza, MD, he is also survived by many nieces and nephews along with a host of relatives and friends.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his siblings; L. Edward Sterling, John B. Sterling, William O.E. Sterling, Francis C. Sterling, Ruth E. King, Nelson Sterling, James H. Sterling, Eleanor J. Sharpe, Harris B. Sterling, Ernest A. Sterling, Linwood J. Sterling, Lucille R. Cheseldine, Mary Catherine Bell, Hugh Dalton Sterling, and an infant brother.
Kirk was a lifelong resident of St. Mary’s County and a graduate of St. Mary’s Academy, class of 1945. He was employed by NATC, for 30 years retiring on May 7, 1982. Kirk was the Secretary for the St. Mary’s County Electrical Board, past Chief and Lifetime member, (47 years) of the Leonardtown Volunteer Fire Department, King Lion “Lion’s Club”, Captain “National Guard”; he was also a member on the Committee for the Veterans Memorial “Leonardtown, MD.”
The family will receive friends on Monday, February 4, 2013 in St. Aloysius Catholic Church from 5:00PM to 8:00PM with prayers recited at 7:00PM followed by Fire Department and Lions Club prayers at 7:15PM. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, February 5, 2013 at 10:00AM in St. Aloysius Catholic Church, with Father John Dakes officiating. Interment will follow in Charles Memorial Gardens, Leonardtown, MD. Pallbearers will be; Gary Sterling Bell, Joseph Andrew Bell, Thomas W. Bell, III, Mark J. Bell, Shawn M. Hull, and Bernard Beavan.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Leonardtown Volunteer Fire Department, P.O. Box 50, Leonardtown, MD 20650 and/or Leonardtown Volunteer Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 299, Leonardtown, MD 20650.
Arrangements provided by the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home, Leonardtown, MD.
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