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|Higgs, James Vincent, Sr.
Birth: 1937-05-25 in Compton, Maryland
|James “Vincent” Higgs, Sr. of Compton, MD passed away on November 17, 2012 at Hospice House of St. Mary’s, Callaway, MD. Born May 25, 1937 in Compton, MD he was the son of the late Helen Victoria “Pearl” Pilkerton Higgs and John Leon “Happy” Higgs, Sr. |
Vincent is survived by his children: Evelyn V. Knox of Allen, TX, Deidre J. Mattingly of Leonardtown, MD, Francis R. Higgs of Beaverdam, VA, Derek V. Higgs of Compton, MD, James T. Higgs of Sumner, IL, and Briana M. Higgs of Leonardtown, MD, siblings; Catherine J. Sieverston of Compton, MD, Mary V. Deagle of Tall Timbers, MD, Elva J. Reeves of Pembroke Pines, FL, Joseph L. Higgs of Compton, MD, Walter L. Higgs of Compton, MD, Virginia A. Mattingly of Compton, MD, Janice M. Deagle of Tall Timbers, MD and Carroll U. Higgs of Redgate, MD, 7 children and 6 great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, Vincent was preceded in death by a son, James V. Higgs, Jr., siblings; John L. Higgs, Jr., and Bernard I. Higgs.
Vincent was a lifelong resident of St. Mary’s County, he was the owner of Vincent Higgs Heating and Air Conditioning Company. Vincent enjoyed fishing, hunting and NASCAR.
Family will receive friends on Saturday, November 24, 2012 from 1:00PM to 2:00PM in the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home, Leonardtown, MD A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00PM in the Funeral Home Chapel with Deacon Bill Nickerson officiating. Interment will be private.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice House of St. Mary’s, Inc., P.O. Box 625, Leonardtown, MD 20650.
Arrangements provided by the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home, P.A., Leonardtown, MD.
|Thompson, Francis Leroy
Birth: 1944-06-10 in Leonardtown, Maryland
|Francis "Leroy" Thompson, 68, of California, MD, passed away at Georgetown University Hospital on November 17, 2012. He was born on June 10, 1944 in Leonardtown, MD to the late Catherine Frances Russell and Joseph Zach Thompson.|
He was retired as a contractor for the government. He also worked for Honeywell for 20+ years.
He enjoyed playing pool, working with electronics and spending time with his family.
Leroy is survived by his wife, Teresa Thompson of California, MD; his daughters, Tracy Dickerson (Danny) of Mechanicsville, MD, Frankie Suite (Wayne) of Mechanicsville, MD, Karen Carty (Charles) of Mechanicsville, MD, and Marianne DuBell (Joseph) of Sandford, FL; his brothers, Joseph Wilson Thompson, James Howard Thompson, David Lawrence Thompson; his step-daughters, Chrissy Ostenso (Steven) and Kathy Meagher; 17 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren; and numerous nieces & nephews.
Private arrangements are being handled by Brinsfield-Echols Funeral Home, P.A., 30195 Three Notch Road, Charlotte Hall, MD 20622.
You may contact the family for information on the "Remembrance of Life" celebration.
In Lieu of Flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: Hospice of St. Mary's, P.O. Box 625, Leonardtown, MD 20650.
|Cook, James David
Birth: 1957-02-26 in Alexandria, Virginia
|James David Cook, 55, of Waldorf, MD, formerly of North Beach, MD, passed away in Harwood, MD on November 16, 2012, due to complications from a stroke. He was born in Alexandria, VA on February 26, 1957.|
He enjoyed riding motorcycles, fishing, and loved the outdoors.
James is survived by one daughter, Melissa Neathery; his two grandchildren; his mother, Deloris A. (Sansbury) Johnson and step-father, Clarence P. Johnson, Jr.; his father, James C. Cook; his two sisters, Carolyn Wolford (Steve) and Cynthia French (Ron); and two nieces, two nephews, three great nieces and three great nephews.
A Memorial Service will be held on Tuesday, November 27, 2012, 11:00 AM, at Hughesville Baptist Church, 8505 Leonardtown Road, Hughesville, MD 20637. Pastor Corrick will officiate.
All arrangements are being handled by Brinsfield-Echols Funeral Home, P.A., 30195 Three Notch Road, Charlotte Hall, MD 20622.
|Sanders, Glenn Dale, Sr.
Birth: 1936-10-16 in Lebanon, Pennsylvania
|Glenn Dale Sanders, Sr., 76, of Leonardtown, MD passed away surrounded by his loving family on November 16, 2012 in Washington, DC. Born October 16, 1936 in Lebanon, PA, he was the son of the late Wallace E. and Glenda Mae Sanders of St. Pete, FL. |
Glenn is survived by his loving wife Janet M. Sanders whom he married on Ogden, Utah on November 10, 1961. Glenn is survived by his children: David V. Sanders (Jennifer) of Leonardtown, MD., Glenn Dale Sanders, Jr. (Mary Sue) of Hughesville, MD., 4 grandchildren: Jessica E. Sanders Delbaum, Christopher G. Sanders, Shelby L. Sanders, and Matthew A. Sanders, and 1 great grandchild Natalie P. Edelbaum.
Glenn moved from San Diego, California to St. Mary’s County in 1964, and worked as the owner and operator of Sanders Appliance for 35 years. Glenn served in the United States Navy for 20 years retiring in 1977 as a Vietnam veteran.
Arrangements provided by Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home.
|Ward, Eleanor Gertrude
Birth: 1922-09-27 in Paris, Maryland
|Eleanor Gertrude Ward, age 90, of Owings, MD passed away November 16, 2012 at Calvert County Nursing Center after a long illness. She was born September 27, 1922 in Paris, Maryland to John C. and Annie (Trott) Ward. |
Eleanor attended Calvert County Schools and graduated from Calvert High School. She was employed by the United State Postal Service and was Postmaster of the Owings Post Office for many years before retiring in the late 1980’s. She also raised chickens and sold eggs for many years.
Eleanor was a life long member of Friendship United Methodist Church and was very active in their functions. Eleanor hosted the NARFE lunches held at the church. She enjoyed cooking, needlepoint and spending time with her extended family.
She was preceded in death by her parents and four brothers Gordon Kennard, James Robert, John Willard and Calvin L. Ward.
Surviving are several nieces and nephews.
Arrangements provided by Rausch Funeral Home.
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