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|Ford, Marlene Vanessa
|Marlene Vanessa Ford, 45 of Waldorf, MD., (formerly of Great Mills, MD.) passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 12, 2013. Vanessa, the eldest child, was born on September 7, 1967 to Charles and Agnes Ford, of Great Mills, MD. |
Vanessa enjoyed life. She loved people and music, especially Michael Jackson. Vanessa touched the lives of many and will truly be missed.
Family will unite with friends on Saturday, May 18, 2013 for visitation at 10:00 am until time of service at 11:00 am at Gospel Tabernacle of Prayer Church, 24516 Budd's Creek Rd., Clements, MD. 20624. Interment to follow at Charles Memorial Gardens, Leonardtown, MD.
Arrangements by Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home, Mechanicsville, MD.
|Pegues, Michael Skylar-Jones
|Michael Skylar-Jones Pegues died May 12, 2013. He was born on November 22, 1988 in Alexandria, VA and raised in Waldorf, Maryland. He is the son of Frankie Elizabeth Estes, Ulysses Pegues and Michael Dennis Jones. |
Michael had an infectious smile that would light up the room anytime he entered. He was a "comedian" and loved to make his family and friends laugh. Michael graduated from Westlake High School in Waldorf, Maryland in 2006 with honors where he played football and ran track.
Michael's scholastic ability earned him a four year Army ROTC scholarship. His athletic ability enabled him to walk onto Virginia State University's football team where he excelled at quarterback and defensive back. While matriculating at the university, Michael became a member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. He was initiated into the Nu Psi Chapter on October 21, 2009. Michael was a dedicated and loyal member of Nu Psi Chapter in college and later in Omicron Pi Chapter, Killeen, TX.
Michael graduated Cum Laude from Virginia State University with a dual major in Criminal Justice and Military Science in May 2010. He was commissioned a 2nd Lieutenant in the US Army upon graduation. First Lieutenant Pegues served his country honorably, completed a combat tour in Iraq, loved his Soldiers and our country. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment, Fort Hood, TX.
Michael loved his family and was often referred to as a "momma's boy". He looked forward to holidays and being home to visit from the military. He served as a role model to his younger brother, nephew and friends. His presence will be missed but his spirit lives on. To know him, is to love him.
He is survived by his parents Frankie E. Estes and Ulysses Pegues, Michael D. Jones, sister Arial M. Pegues, half sisters Jeannine Pegues, Tiffany Pegues, Wilma Jones, Lola Jones, Alycia Jones and Jazmin Jones, brothers Wendell G. Estes and Donnell J. Estes, Grandparents Ethel Estes, Wilma and Edward Jones, and fiancee Jennifer Blackwell and a host of extended family including aunts, uncles, two nieces, two nephews and a host of cousins.
He is preceded in death by grandfather Franklin Jackson, John and Melowese Pegues.
Visitation will be held Thursday, May 23, 2013 from 9 am until time of service at 11 am at South Potomac Church, 4915 Crain Hwy., White Plains, MD 20695. Interment Trinity Memorial Gardens in Waldorf, MD.
Arrangements are being handled by Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home, 2294 Old Washington Rd., Waldorf, MD 20601.
Birth: 1920-01-08 in Welcome, Maryland
|Marge Oliver, 93, of La Plata, MD died May 10, 2013 in Waldorf, MD.|
She was born on January 8, 1920 in Welcome, MD to the late John S. Greer, Jr. and Mary Carol Greer. She is also predeceased by her brothers Carlisle, McCarthy, John and Earl Greer, sisters Ethel Hicks and Beulah Scott.
She is survived by her son James W. Oliver, Jr. and his wife Saundra Lee Oliver, grandchildren Jaime Lee Oliver and Lee J. Oliver, nephew Mack Greer, nieces Mary Hill, Constance Thompson, and Tina Eaton. She is also survived by many other nieces, nephews and other family members.
Marge was the switch Board Operator and Information Operator at the Charles County Court House. She volunteered at Physicians Memorial Hospital for 15 years at the information desk. She loved politics and was a member of the Western Charles Democratic Club and the Sacred Heart Sodality.
The family will receive friends on Monday, May 13th from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 PM with prayers at 7 PM at the Arehart-Echols Funeral Home, La Plata, MD. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, May 14th 10 AM at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, La Plata, MD. Interment will be at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 7500 Greenway Center Dr., Suite 300, Greenbelt, MD 20770.
Arrangements provided by Arehart-Echols Funeral Home.
|Winstead, William Ernie
Birth: 1947-04-21 in Detroit, Michigan
|William E. (Ernie) Winstead, 66, of Greensburg, formerly of La Plata, MD, died Friday, May 10, 2013 after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born April 21, 1947, in Detroit, Michigan, a son of the late John W. and D. Louise (Bowling) Winstead. |
Ernie is a retired Boilermaker after 34 years of service and a member of Boilermakers Local 193 (MD). He was a 1965 graduate of La Plata High School, Maryland. He loved farming, all kinds of hunting and fishing, and going gambling. He was a member of the Salina Sportsman Club and the National Wild Turkey Federation Penn's Woods Spurs Chapter.
Surviving are his loving partner of 12 years, Terry L. Hixson and her two sons, Andrew L. Hixson and Benjamin J, Hixson all of Greensburg; and his seven children, William C. Winstead; Jennifer Todd and husband, William of Cobb Island, MD; John and wife, Julie of Mechanicsville, MD; Sarah Schoenfeldt and husband, Charles of King George, VA; Molly Foley and husband, Todd of Wintergarden, FL; Bonnie Asselin and husband, Adrian, currently of Japan and James Winstead of King George, VA; six grandchildren, Jessica Winstead, Angel, Kane, and Jaxon Winstead, William Schoenfeldt and Keelie Foley.
The family would like to thank the entire staff at Mt. View Cancer Pavilion and the caring and helpful staff from Heartland, Joey, Lori, Marion, Jessica, Marty, and Mary.
He will be sadly missed by family, friends, neighbors and his dog, Abby.
Family and friends will be received Monday, May 13, 2013, 2 to 4pm and 6 to 8pm at the KEPPLE-GRAFT Funeral Home Inc., 524 N. Main Street, Greensburg. A service will be held at 8pm Monday evening with Pastor John Smaligo officiating. An additional viewing will be held at Arehart-Echols Funeral Home, 211 St. Mary's Ave., La Plata, MD 20646 on Tuesday from 5 to 8pm. Private interment will be in La Plata Methodist Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Autism Society of Westmoreland County 3 Hones Road, Export, PA 15632.
|Curry, Peter Richard
Birth: 1948-02-03 in Wilks-Barre, Pennsylvania
|Peter “Peter” Richard Curry, 65, of Leonardtown, MD passed on May 9, 2013 in Leonardtown, MD. Born on February 3, 1948 in Wilks-Barre, PA, he was the son of the late Richard Louis and Cecilia Joseph Curry. |
Peter was the loving husband of Brenda Connelly Curry whom he married in St. Aloysius Catholic Church Leonardtown, MD on August 28, 1970.
Peter is survived by his children Richard Curry (Tiffany and Jessica Phillips (Will both of Leonardtown, MD, 5 grandchildren; Ruby Bernice, Greta Marie, Bodie Lemar Phillips, Collin Robert and Reid Amelia Curry. Peter is also survived by his siblings; Marsha Anderson of Helen, MD, and Rita Eversberg of Valley Lee, MD.
Peter moved from Wiles-Barre, PA to St. Mary’s County in 1953, he then graduated from Ryken High School in 1966 and worked as a RTPS Operations Team Lead for Paxtuxent River Naval Air Warfare Command Center for 37 years retiring On November 1, 2006. Peter began working for Jahn Corp from November 2006 till now as a Joint Strike Fighter Project Coordinator.
Peter was a member-usher at St. Aloysius Catholic Church, he enjoyed boating, wood working, loved his farm and grandchildren.
The family will receive friends on Monday, May 13, 2013 from 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM with prayers recited at 7:00 PM in the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home, Leonardtown, MD. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at 10:00 AM in St. Aloysius Catholic Church, Leonardtown, MD with Father John Dakes officiating. Interment will follow in Charles Memorial Gardens, Leonardtown, MD. Pallbearers will be; Ricky Anderson, Ford Connelly, Richard Curry, Michael Joseph, Tony Joseph, and Will Phillips. Honorary Pallbearer will be Eddie Pilkerton.
Contributions may be made to Father Andrew White School P.O. Box 1756 Leonardtown, MD 20650, Hospice of St. Mary’s P.O. Box 625 Leonardtown, MD 20650, and/ or Leonardtown Vol. Rescue Squad P.O. Box 299 Leonardtown, MD 20650.
Arrangements provided by Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home.
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