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|Kelly, Rebecca W.
Birth: 1920-08-01 in Marbury, Maryland
|Rebecca W. Kelly, age 92, passed away peacefully July 11, 2013 at Community Hospice in Jacksonville, Florida. She was born August 1, 1920 in Marbury, Maryland, the daughter of the late Peter and Sadie Wheeler. |
Preceding her in death was her husband of 42 years Clarence S. Kelly.
After graduating from Lackey High School in Marbury, Maryland, Rebecca worked for National Geographic Society in Washington, DC for 35 years. She retired July 1981.
In 2003 she moved to Jacksonville, Florida to live with her daughter and son-in-law.
She is survived by her daughter Rebecca (Lee) Ryals and her husband Murray Ryals, brother Woodville (Woody) Wheeler, eight nieces Linda Bubnack, Brenda Abell, Wendy Kay Cleary, Bonnie Hood, Pam Mattingly, Marsha Brantley, Shelley Horne, Patricia Sos and nephew Jim Cleary; also a number of great nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Community Hospice of Northeast Florida, 4266 Sunbeam Road, Jacksonville, FL 32257.
Memorial service will be held by Pastor Tim Bean on Tuesday, August 6, 2013 at Huntt Funeral Home in Waldorf, Maryland at 11:00 a.m. Visitation will be held one hour prior to services.
Arrangements provided by Huntt Funeral Home.
|Tippett, James Anthony, Jr.
Birth: 1987-11-19 in Leonardtown, Maryland
|James Anthony “Tony” Tippett, Jr., 25, of Hollywood, MD., went to heaven on July 10, 20113. He was born in Leonardtown, MD on November 19, 1987, and was the son of Melissa Tippett Mattingly and the late James Anthony Tippett, Sr.|
Tony attended Leonardtown High School, and worked as a carpenter for Tippetts Construction.
He enjoyed numerous activities including; playing cards, going to boat races with Pop Richard, drinking coffee, watching movies with his mom, and many other adventures with his friends. David Dillow was his partner in crime, his true best friend, and soon became a part of the family. Tony never failed to mention how much he loved his family, and doing anything for those who were close. He always held a special place in his heart for his beautiful Aunt Tina, and looked up to his Uncle Joey. No matter how old he got he always was a “momma’s boy”.
Tony is survived by his son, Ayden Tippett of Chesapeake, VA; siblings; Chelsea Mattingly, and Devin Mattingly both of Hollywood, MD, grandmother; Sue Woodburn; grandparents; Richard and Mary Tippett all of Hollywood, MD and a very large extended family who loved him dearly.
The family will receive friends on Monday, July 15, 2013 from 5:00 PM – 8:00 Pm with prayers being recited at 7:00 PM in the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home, Leonardtown, MD. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, July 16, 2013 at 10:00 AM in St. John’s Catholic Church, Hollywood, MD. With Father Raymond Schmidt officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Pallbearers are; Joey Tippett, Buddy Tippett, Randy Abell, Jim Woodburn, David Dillow and Michael Eagan. Honorary Pallbearers are; Devin Mattingly, Ricky Tippett, Shane Clarke, and Jamie Clarke.
The family requests that memorial contributions be made to the Ayden Tippett Fund through BB&T Bank.
Arrangements provided by Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home, Leonardtown, MD.
|Murphy, Patrick Vernon
Birth: 1933-08-13 in Washington, D.C.
|Patrick Vernon “Pat” Murphy, 79, of Owings, MD passed away July 10, 2013 at Calvert Memorial Hospital in Prince Frederick. A fourth generation Washingtonian, Pat was born in the District on August 13, 1933 to Francis Alphonso and Mabel Viola (Vernon) Murphy.|
He was raised in Washington and attended public schools, graduating from Eastern High School in 1953. While in high school, Pat was a two sport athlete, excelling in football and baseball. He was an All Metropolitan football player and also played on several city championship teams.
He served in the United States Army from May 27, 1953 to April 26, 1955, and earned the National Defense, United Nations and Korean Service, and the Good Conduct Medals.
He married Renee A. Thomas on August 4, 1967 and they lived in Suitland, Clinton and moved to Owings in 1988.
Pat was employed as an elevator mechanic with the IUEC Local 10 and also served as union president. He retired in September 1994.
He was a member of Grace Brethren Church of Calvert County, volunteered with the Calvert County Community Church Food Pantry and the Calvert Memorial Hospital Auxiliary, where he drove the “people mover.” Pat enjoyed model trains, genealogy, cutting his lawn on the tractor and spending time with his family.
Pat was preceded in death by his parents, and a sister Sharon L. Cones.
He is survived by his devoted wife Renee A. Murphy, a brother-in-law Jerry Cones of White Plains, and many loving nieces and nephews.
Arrangements provided by Rausch Funeral Home.
|Thomas, James Marshall
|James Marshall “Ollie” Thomas of Waldorf, MD died on July 10, 2013 at his residence. He was 69 years old.|
He was the son of the late James William Thomas and the late Pearl Virginia Boswell Thomas. He was also predeceased by his grandparents, Elizabeth “Lizzy” Kidwell and Benjamin “Benny” Kidwell; and his sister, Margaret Warren.
He is survived by his sons, James Marshall Thomas, Jr. and Robert Benjamin Thomas; his brother, Steve Thomas; his sisters, Mary Warren and Barbara Hale; and his friend, Betti Bridgett.
Graveside Service and Interment were private at St. Peter’s Catholic Church Cemetery in Waldorf, MD.
Arrangements provided by Raymond Funeral Service.
|Chasen, Abigail Alyce
Birth: 1983-10-30 in Jacksonville, Florida
|Abigail Alyce Chason, 29, of Parkville, MD, went to heaven on July 10, 2013. She was born in Jacksonville, FL on October 30, 1983 to parents Sam and Amy Chason. |
She graduated from Maurice J. McDonough High School in 2001 and continued on to receive a Bachelors of Science in Nursing from Towson University in 2006.
Abigail was the beloved daughter of Sam and Amy Chason; inspiring sister to Samantha Chason and Amelia Reed and her husband Josh; loving Aunt "Agaboo" of Lily and Ella Reed; cherished companion of Todd Plajzer; loving granddaughter of Annette Hill and her late husband Wilbur and the late J.L. and Dossie Lee Chason; and dearest niece of Thelma Shaw, Pat and Bob Christie, William and Nell Chason, the late James Chason, Pete and Barbara Ann Atkinson, John Smith, and Gayle Shumate.
Abigail worked as a registered nurse in Baltimore, MD.
She enjoyed fishing, going to the beach, making crafts, playing kickball and mostly spending time with her family and friends. She was always caring, compassionate, and full of life. We will forever miss her beautiful smile.
The family will receive friends on Saturday July 13, 2013 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 PM at the Arehart-Echols Funeral Home, La Plata, MD. Celebration of her life will be held on Sunday July 14, 2013 at 1 PM at the Good Samaritan Presbyterian Church, Waldorf, MD. Interment will be at a later date in Delaware.
Arrangements provided by Arehart-Echols Funeral Home.
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