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Kesecker, Islay Prentice
Birth: Tuesday, October 29, 1929 in Yonkers, New York
Residence: Solomons, Maryland
Death: Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at the age of 85
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Islay Prentice Kesecker, "The Admiral", 85, of Solomons, MD passed away on May 12, 2015 at Calvert Memorial Hospital. Born October 29, 1929 in Yonkers, NY she was the daughter of the late Lester Prentice and Islay (MacDonald) Prentice.

Islay was a member of the Patuxent Pearls and the Sweet Adelines. She was a volunteer at the Calvert Marine Museum and enjoyed boating, knitting, and sewing. Islay volunteered in multiple capacities within the Asbury community. She especially enjoyed spending time with good friends and her growing family.

Islay is survived by her children, Elizabeth Proctor (Douglas) of New Market, MD, and James Kesecker (Elisa) of San Diego, CA; grandchildren, Meghan, Max, Mitchell, and Marshall of New Market, MD, Matt (Melissa) of Walkersville, MD, James A. Kesecker (Anna) of Great Mills, MD and James J. Ochoa of San Diego, CA; and great-grandchildren, Maverick, Lillian and Nicholas. In addition to her parents, Islay was preceded in death by her husband, Walter L. Kesecker whom she married on May 11, 1957 in Yonkers, NY.

A Celebration of Life Service will be conducted by Reverend James Swecker on Sunday, May 17, 2015 at 5:30 p.m. in the Asbury-Solomons Auditorium, 11100 Asbury Circle, Solomons, MD 20688. Memorial contributions may be made to the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, 6 Herndon Avenue, Annapolis, MD 21403. Arrangements provided by Rausch Funeral Home.

Knotts, David Howard
Birth: Tuesday, February 20, 1945 in Akron, Ohio
Residence: Chesapeake Beach, Maryland
Death: Monday, May 11, 2015 at the age of 70
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David Howard Knotts, 70, of Chesapeake Beach went to his heavenly home on May 11, 2015 at his residence. Born February 20, 1945 in Akron, Ohio David moved to Calvert County in 1991 from District Heights.

He married his wife, Katherine Marie Ostrowske on May 8, 1965 in West Virginia. David was a commercial kitchen repair technician for over 50 years. He was well respected in his industry.

Dave is survived by his wife of fifty years, Katherine Marie Knotts, a son, Michael David Knotts, two grandchildren Ariel Jewell and Jacob Knotts of North Beach. He is also survived by sister Alice Wilt of Oakland, MD, brother Ross Knotts of Omaha, NE, sister-in-law Reta Ostrowske and brother-in-law Garry Ostrowske of Buckhannon, WV, and many nieces and nephews.

Arrangements provided by Rausch Funeral Home.

Racey, June Marie
Birth: Saturday, May 12, 1934 in Pisgah, Maryland
Residence: La Plata, Maryland
Death: Monday, May 11, 2015 at the age of 80
Laid to Rest: Tuesday, May 19, 2015 in the St. Ignatius Catholic Church Cemetery, Port Tobacco, Maryland
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June Marie Racey, of La Plata, Maryland died on Monday, May 11, 2015 at the University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Center in La Plata. She was 80 years old.

Born on May 12, 1934 in Pisgah, MD she was the daughter of the late Daisy Elizabeth Welch and the late James Ashley Mattingly Sr. Mrs. Racey, who was fondly known as "MeMa", worked for many years at the Charles County Treasurer's Office before her retirement. She also belonged to the Charles County Democratic Club and the American Legion Auxiliary Post 82 in La Plata.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Fred Franklin Racey Sr.; her daughter Daisy Denise Racey, her sisters Mary Perry, Marion Bowie, Jean Abell and Thelma Bowie; her brothers James Ashley Mattingly Jr. and Leonard B. Mattingly.

She is survived her sons Fred Franklin Racey Jr. and John Allen "Jack" Racey; her sister Jewell Bragunier; her grandchildren Christopher Michael Cusic Sr., Clifford Daniel Racey, Joshua Stephen Welch, and Lyndsey Marie Welch; her great grandchildren Paula Marie Cusic, Christopher Michael Cusic Jr., Alexander Ashley Cusic and Kyleigh Alyssa Welch.

Visitation on Monday, May 18, 2015 from 2PM to 4PM and from 6PM to 8PM with Prayers at 7PM and on Tuesday, May 19, 2015 from 9AM to 10AM at Raymond Funeral Service, P.A. 5635 Washington Avenue La Plata, MD 20646 where the funeral procession will leave at 10:30AM for Mass at 11AM at St. Ignatius Catholic Church (Hill Top) 6455 Port Tobacco Road Port Tobacco, MD 20677. Interment to follow in the church cemetery. Arrangements provided by Raymond Funeral Service.

Doll, Debra Ann
Birth: Friday, December 18, 1959
Residence: Waldorf, Maryland
Death: Monday, May 11, 2015 at the age of 55
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Debra Ann Doll, age 55, of Waldorf, MD, died on May 11, 2015 at the Virginia Medical Center in Arlington, VA.

Debra was a human resources information specialist with the Department of Defense for 30 plus years. She loved taking care of her dogs, Penny and Bear.

She is the daughter of the late George Edward Moody and the late Jean Giampaola Moody. She is survived by her beloved companion, Christopher Lane, her sister, Terri Moran; her niece, Mary Moran; and her God son, LaRon Swann, Jr.

Friends received on Friday, May 15, 2015 from 5-8PM with Funeral Service at 7PM at the Raymond Funeral Service Chapel, 5635 Washington Avenue, La Plata, MD 20646. Interment at a later date in Bethel, Ohio.

Memorials are requested to the Charles County Humane Society, PO Box 1015, Waldorf, MD 20604. Arrangements provided by Raymond Funeral Service.

Pruitt, Harry Selby
Birth: Thursday, March 22, 1956 in St. Mary's County, Maryland
Residence: Friendship, Maryland
Death: Monday, May 11, 2015 at the age of 59
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Harry Selby Pruitt, 59, of Friendship passed away May 11, 2015 at Heritage Harbour Health and Rehabilitation Center. He was born March 22, 1956 in St. Mary's County to Harry Kenneth and Ella Mae (Bridgett) Pruitt.

Harry moved to Calvert County in 1962 and attended Calvert High. He was employed as a dredge operator for more than 20 years with Southern Maryland Dredging, Inc.

In his leisure time Harry enjoyed hunting, gardening, cooking, the Baltimore Orioles and Washington Redskins, and hunting for sharks teeth. He also enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.

Harry is survived by his daughter Kathy Moore and her husband Nikolas of Prince Frederick; son Henry Selby Pruitt and his wife Rebecca of Huntingtown; mother Ella Mae Kernozek and her husband William of Lusby; fiancé Pamela Wilson of Friendship and grandchildren Octavia, Riley, Makayla, and Kenneth.

Also surviving are brothers William K. Pruitt and his wife Rose of La Plata and Kelvin "Kippy" Pruitt and his wife Maria of Rhode Island and sisters Deborah A. Pruitt of Lusby and Connie Putt and her husband Ed of Lothian; as well as numerous nieces and nephews and his longtime friend Comp Wilson.

Arrangements provided by Rausch Funeral Home.

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