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|Ferralli, Stephan Anthony
|Stephan Anthony Ferralli, of Dunkirk, MD passed away on Saturday, November 14, 2015 at Washington Hospital Center. |
He is survived by his wife, Sharon of Dunkirk, MD, and children, Philip (Jennifer) of Apex, NC and Bethany of Annapolis, MD along with granddaughter, Paige, of Apex, NC. He also leaves behind brothers, Peter (Kathy) of Chandler, AZ and Samuel (Diana) of Dayton, OH, as well as numerous other relatives and friends.
Mr. Ferralli received a heart transplant in 2001 and served as a teacher/school counselor at Southern Middle School in Anne Arundel County, MD for 39 years. He was known and loved by many.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the AHF Heart Transplant Program at Medstar Washington Hospital Center Foundation, 110 Irving Street NW, East Building Suite 1001, Washington, DC. 20010. Arrangements provided by Lee Funeral Home.
|Combs, Robert Lamar
Birth: 1932-12-05 in Jasper Florida
|Capt. Robert “Bob” Lamar Combs, USN, Ret., 82, of Mechanicsville, MD formerly of Jacksonville, FL passed away on November 13, 2015 in Charlotte Hall, MD. Born December 5, 1932 in Jasper, FL he was the son of the late Hazel L. Hammock Combs and Lacy Edward Combs.|
Bob is survived by his loving wife Ann Bond Combs whom he married on May 15, 1981 in NAS Patuxent River Chapel.
Also survived by his children; Michael S. Combs of Aurora, CO and Robert A. Combs of Sausalito, CA, siblings; Claudell Edward Combs of Middleburg, FL, John Joel Combs of Maclenny, FL, in addition to his parents, Bob was preceded in death by his siblings; Elizabeth Kirkland Dobson, Patricia Kirkland Ladin and Charles Edward Kirkland.
Bob graduated from Andrew Jackson High school in 1951, and from Southeastern Louisiana College in 1955 earning his Bachelor’s Degree, he entered the U.S. Navy on November 9, 1955 and retired on January 1, 1983 after 30 years of service. He was Vice President of Mantech retiring in 1997 after 14 years. Bob belonged to the Veterans of Helen and Breton Bay Golf and Country Club. He enjoyed golfing and grass cutting.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday, November 17, 2015 from 5:00PM to 8:00PM with prayers recited at 7:00PM in the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home, Leonardtown, MD. A Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, November 18, 2015 at 10:00AM in the Funeral Home chapel with Father Keith Woods officiating. Interment will follow in Charles Memorial Gardens, Leonardtown, MD.
Pallbearers will be; Dallis Hill, A. Ford Connelly, Richard Curry, Steve Wilson, Will Phillips and Ford Connelly. Honorary pallbearers will be; Dave Swift, Frank Sowell, Larry Trader, Larry Mills, William Dixon and Paul Lombardi. Contributions may be made to Health Share of St. Mary’s, P.O. Box 1208, Leonardtown, MD 20650; Hospice of St. Mary’s, P.O. Box 625, Leonardtown, MD 20650 or Mechanicsville Vol. Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 15, Mechanicsville, MD 20659. Arrangements provided by Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home..
|Wright, Frank L.
Birth: 1962-06-22 in Washington, D.C.
|Frank L. Wright, 53, of Lakeside-Marblehead passed away Friday, Nov. 13, at Firelands Regional Medical Center, Sandusky, after a year battle with Bile Duct Liver Cancer. His family was at his side. He was born on June 22, 1962 in Washington, D.C. to Margaret (Bennett) Kidder and Frankie L. Wright.|
Frank was the owner of Wright's General Contracting, He was a member of Port Clinton Moose Lodge. In his spare time. He enjoyed camping and spending time with his family and friends, especially his grandchildren
He was survived by his loving wife Wendy (Dean) Wright; his daughter Crystal (Eric) Youngless and their two sons, Steve (Shelly) and their son, Ronnie (Tessa) and their three sons and one daughter. Grand-daughters Kayla and her two sons, and Heather. His mother, Margaret Kidder, two brothers, Kenny and Ron Wright, his father, Frankie Wright, and his two sisters Ashley and LeAlyson. Frank was preceded in death by his step-father Art Kidder, a son Gene Cusic Jr. and grandson Steven Cusic Jr.
At Frank's request cremation will take place. A celebration of Life will take place at a later date. Groff Funeral Home & Crematory, Sandusky, are assisting the family with arrangements. Those wishing to contribute to Frank's memory may do so to Life is Good No Matter What, 3200 West Market Street Suite 1, Akron, Ohio, 44333.
|Shannon, Mary Catherine
Birth: 1925-08-31 in Adamstown, Maryland
|Mary Catherine Shannon, of Adamstown, Maryland, passed away November 12, 2015 in Solomons, Maryland. Mary was born in Adamstown, Maryland to Lawrence and Mary Fry on August 31, 1925. |
She graduated from Frederick High School in June 1942. She continued her education at Frederick Visitation Academy Business School as well as completed additional college courses at Charles County Community College.
During World War II, she worked at the Everedy Company. After World War II, she worked at the U.S. Government General Accounting Office.
She raised six children and served at various churches with her husband, Jim, as a Pastor’s wife. The two served eight churches during this period, including Huntingtown-Emmanuel Charge, Hollywood, and Trinity United Methodist Churches in Southern Maryland.
Mary also worked in various teacher’s aide positions at Calvert County Public Schools, and a number of clerical positions in Calvert and Frederick County. For several years, she welcomed newcomers and visitors at the Calvert County Chamber of Commerce Visitor Centers. In addition, she was a lifelong care giver as well as a longtime volunteer for various church and charity organizations, including Calvert Hospice where she received awards honoring her volunteer work in both 1994 and 2004.
When asked what brings her joy, she responded “Life, Love, and God.” During her more than 17 years residing at Asbury-Solomons, she loved to take walks along the Patuxent River, and performed many volunteer functions. She was the pianist for the Health Care Center sing-a-longs, the “Keep-in-touch person” for her closest neighbors at Asbury, and a devoted visitor to other residents at Asbury-Solomons Health Center.
Mary was a lifelong singer and musician who played the clarinet and piano. As a young woman, she was a member of the community band in Frederick, MD, which played at church and other town functions. She played music and hymns for church services at her retirement community for more than a decade.
Mary is preceded in death by her husband, Rev. James L Shannon; her parents, Lawrence and Mary Fry; and two brothers, Ralph and Howard Fry.
Mary is survived by her sister Lois Tyson of Frederick, Maryland, and brother, Lloyd Fry of Bel Air, Maryland; children Steve and wife Barbara of Biddeford, Maine, Greg and wife Virginia of Laurel, Maryland, Jeff and wife Terry of Huntingtown, Maryland, Kathy and husband Mike of Port Republic, Maryland, Mark and wife Christy of Rockville, Maryland and John and wife Lisa of St. Leonard, Maryland; grandchildren Megan and husband Dimitri Michaud, Christopher and wife Jessica Shannon, Sally and husband Paul Anderson, Kristina and husband Pete Santos, Jonathan, Rachel, Samuel, Jackson and Kelly Shannon; great-granddaughter Elodie Michaud; eight nieces and four nephews; three step-grandchildren; ten step-great grandchildren; and three step-great-great grandchildren.
The family wishes to extend their gratitude to Mary’s many friends, the caring residents and staff at Asbury-Solomons, and the Calvert Hospice- Palliative and Medicine for their support in her final days. Arrangements provided by Rausch Funeral Home.
|Wells, Paula Deane
Birth: 1931-09-10 in Cookeville, Tennessee
|Paula Deane Wells, of Waldorf, Maryland departed this life on November 12, 2015. She was born on September 10, 1931 in Cookeville, Tennessee to the late William and Maggie Henley of Vandalia, Ohio. |
She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Charles E. Wells, her sister Dorothy Cuzzort (Max), brother, Ronnie Henley (Nancy), niece Michelle, her children, son Charles A. Wells (Nora), grandchildren Josh Wells (Amanda) and Chloe Wells, daughter Mary Anne Griles (Jay), grandchildren Luke Griles (Hannah) and Elijah Griles, daughter Bonnie Headley and three great grandchildren and her special dog, Sophie.
Paula was a clerk typist and loving wife, mother and homemaker.
The funeral will be Monday, November 16 at 10 a.m. at Huntt Funeral Home in Waldorf, MD with burial at Trinity Memorial Gardens in Waldorf, MD. Arrangements provided by Huntt Funeral Home.
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