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|Louk, Helen May
Birth: 1919-10-01 in Staunton, Virginia
|Helen May Louk of La Plata, MD died on Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at Civista Medical Center in La Plata, MD. She was 93 years old. |
Mrs. Louk was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith. In her early years, she ran a rooming house in New York City and worked for a restaurant in New York. She enjoyed bingo and puzzles and she lived at the Maples in La Plata and enjoyed being with her friends there.
Daughter of the late William B. Shifflett and the late Mollie Lee Shifflett.
Predeceased by her parents; her two late husbands, Cyril Markie and Clarence Louk; two late brothers, Emmett and Joseph Shifflett; three late sisters, Lillian Hise, Louise Garrison, and Elisa Hendrix; one late sister-in-law, Sadie Shifflett.
Survived by one daughter, Sylvia J. (Thomas) Hill of White Plains, MD; two brothers, Hylin (Lilly) Shifflett of VA and George Shifflett of VA; three grandchildren, John, Wanda, and Tammy; eight great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
Visitation: Wednesday, November 7, 2012 from 10AM until time of Funeral Service at 12 Noon at Raymond Funeral Chapel (5635 Washington Avenue, La Plata, MD 20646). Clergy: Deacon Danny Ryan. Interment: Trinity Memorial Gardens in Waldorf, MD. Pallbearers: Thomas Hill, John Cargill Jr., George Cargill, John Ariel Cargill, Domineke Marshall, and Joshua Hernandez.
Arrangements provided by Raymond Funeral Service.
|Steele, Sybil Peggy
Birth: in Arkansas
|Sybil “Peggy” Steele, 86 of St. Leonard, died on October 30, 2012 at Calvert Memorial Hospital. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bob Steele, in December 1992.|
She is survived by her son John “Robbie” Steele, his wife Tammy, and two grandchildren, Amanda and Nick.
She was born in Arkansas and graduated from Vilonia High School with honors. She then began attending Business College from which she was directly recruited to come to Washington in 1944 to work for the Treasury Department. She began in the typing pool and received many promotions. She left the Treasury Department in 1962 as the administrative secretary to the Under Secretary of the Treasury. She worked for many years on Capitol Hill for the American Library Association, and several more years doing food demos in grocery stores which she dearly loved.
Peggy was always active in community affairs. She was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary to Landover Hills Volunteer Fire Department in Prince Georges County and held offices as Historian, Treasurer, and Vice President.
She moved to Calvert County in 2004 to live in an in-law apartment with her son and his family. She enjoyed and loved the 6 years she was able to spend there with her family. Most of all she enjoyed spending many hours with her two loyal companions and best friends Tanner and Denali.
In August 2010, she moved to the Solomon’s Nursing Center located in Solomon’s Maryland. While there she made many friends and was very involved in many activities and functions. She became President of the residents council and “true to form”, worked hard to make life better for everyone at the Nursing center.
A Graveside service will be held on Saturday November 3, 2012 at Chesapeake Highlands Memorial Gardens, Port Republic, MD at 11 AM.
Arrangement by Rausch Funeral Home in Port Republic. MD.
Memorial contribution may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 1701 North Beauregard Street Alexandria, VA 22311.
|Mortimer, Richard C.
Birth: 1939-10-14 in Washington, DC
|Richard C. Mortimer "Dick" died October 30, 2012 in Waldorf, Maryland at the age of 73. Mr. Mortimer was born on October 14, 1939 in Washington, D.C. and was raised in Prince Georges County, Maryland. |
Mr. Mortimer graduated from Surrattsville High School in 1957 and then The University of Maryland at College Park. After graduating college he went on to combine two of his passions; music and teaching and became an instrumental music teacher in the Prince Georges County School system before retiring in 1988.
After retiring from teaching, he then went on to work full time for the US Postal Service where he had worked part time during his teaching career. He retired from the Postal Service in 1993. After retiring from his second career, his love for music and teaching brought him to the Southern Maryland Concert Band where he played and later became the conductor. He also became a substitute music teacher in the Charles County School system up until the time he became sick.
He enjoyed playing golf, working in his yard and spending time with his family.
Mr. Mortimer is preceded in death by his wife Dorthy, brother Ronald and sisters Evelyn and Arlene.
Survivors include: sons: Richard E. Mortimer and his wife Jennifer of Falls Church Virginia, Lawrence E. of Waldorf, Maryland and Jonathan C. Mortimer and his wife Regina of Southlakes Texas, daughter: Candice Taylor of La Plata. Grandchildren; Caio Mortimer and his wife Ariane, Courtney Allen, Gillian and Enzo Mortimer and Lawrence Mortimer, Jr.. Great-grandchild: Larissa Mortimer.
Family will receive friends on Wednesday, November 7, 2012 from 2:00 - 4:00 and 6:00 - 8:00 pm. at The Huntt Funeral Home, 3035 Old Washington Road, Waldorf, Maryland 206012 where funeral service will be held on Thursday, November 8, at 11:00 am. Interment will be at Trinity Memorial Gardens, Waldorf, Maryland.The Rev. Jim Farmer will officiate. Pallbearers will be: Mark Calaney, Joe Lusk, Chris Lech, Caio Mortimer, Dave Turacy and Ron Johns. Honorary pallbearers: Fred Ritter and Bob Ferguson.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made in Mr. Mortimer's name to the Hospice of Charles County.
Arrangements provided by Huntt Funeral Home.
|Booth, Roger William
|Roger received his education from Calvert County Public Schools. He left the county at an early age and went to Washington, D.C. to live. He lived there for many years and was employed as a laborer in the construction field, prior to him returning to the county about 25 years ago.|
Roger never married and had no children. Roger is preceded in death by his parents, Leroy and Nannie, five brothers, Eugene, George, Alfred, Charles and Frank Booth, a special friend, Bertha White and a long time buddy and best friend, Richard Offord.
Roger leaves to cherish his memory one sister, Volley Brooks of Owings; four brothers: Everett of Sunderland, Wilbert (Mary) of Owings, Gilbert (Margie) of Friendship and Walton (Agnes) of Bowie; and three sisters-in-law: Grace (Eugene), Ruth (George) and Sylvia (Charles) Booth. He leaves many nieces and nephews and a great host of relatives and friends.
10:00 am to 11:00 am on Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at Sewell Funeral Home's Chapel, 1451 Dares Beach Road, Prince Frederick, Maryland 20678.
11:00 am on Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at Sewell Funeral Home's Chapel, 1451 Dares Beach Road, Prince Frederick, Maryland 20678.
Arrangements provided by Sewell Funeral Home.
|Ferrall, Ethel Hewitt
Birth: 1917-01-20 in Valley Lee, Maryland
|Ethel Hewitt Ferrall, 95 of Waldorf, MD, died on October 29, 2012 at her home in Waldorf, Maryland. She was born on January 20, 1917 in Valley Lee, Maryland. Ethel was the daughter of the late Benjamin Hewitt and Emily Redman Hewitt. |
She was a homemaker and enjoyed word puzzles, rosary, family gatherings and holidays. She was a devoted mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
Besides her parents, Ethel was predeceased by her husband, William "Sandy" Ferrall; siblings, Vernon Hewitt, Myrtle Russell, Rosalie Brown, John Hewitt, William Hewitt, Marie Owens and Benjamin Hewitt.
Survived by her daughters: Elaine McConkey of Waldorf, Maryland, Jeanne Wheatley of Waldorf, Maryland; grandchildren: Jeffrey Wheatley (Carolyn), Valerie Wheatley; great-grandchildren: Alec Wheatley, Lily Wheatley, Abigail Wheatley, Richard Reed and James Reed; Sister-in-law: Ramona Dobry and many nephews and nieces.
A Life Celebration will be held on Monday, November 5, 2012 from 4 - 8 p.m. with Rosary at 7:00 PM at Brinsfield-Echols Funeral Home, P.A., 30195 Three Notch Road, Charlotte Hall, MD. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at 11:00 AM at St. Peters Catholic Church 3310 St. Peters Drive, Waldorf, MD, with Interment following at the Church Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be: Jeffrey Wheatley, Alec Wheatley, Ralph Brown, David Brown, Michael Brown and Phillip Hamilton.
Memorial Contributions may be made to: Hospice of Charles County, P. O.Box 1703, La Plata, MD 20646.
Arrangements provided by Brinsfield-Echols Funeral Home.
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