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Wood, Dorothy Marie
Birth: Thursday, January 01, 1925
Residence: Solomons, Maryland
Death: Thursday, May 28, 2015 at the age of 90
Laid to Rest: Wednesday, June 24, 2015 in the Charles Memorial Gardens, Leonardtown, Maryland
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Dorothy Marie Beasley Wood passed away gently on May 28, 2015 at Solomons Nursing Center. She was born on January 1,1925 into the family of Henry Jacob Whitmer and Amie Beatrice Whitmer. She was the third of 18 children.

Dorothy was married to the late Russell Charles Beasley and the late Robert Wood.

She is survived by her daughter, Barbara Jean Robertson and her son and daughter-in-law, Charles Lemuel Beasley and Deborah Joyleen Beasley. She was the proud grand-mother to 5 grand-children and 7 great grand-children,1 great great grandchild. Dorothy is also survived by 8 brothers and sisters.

Dorothy was an avid gardener and devoted to her many cats over the years. She loved to rock out to Elvis and enjoyed his movies. She will be sorely missed by her family and friends.

A graveside service will be held at the Charles Memorial Gardens Cemetery, St. Mary's County, Maryland, June 24, 2015 at 11am. A celebration of life will be held after services at Captain Leonard's Seafood Restaurant on Rte. 235. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Solomons Nursing Center in Solomons, Maryland. Arrangements provided by Huntt Funeral Home.

McGowan, Varina Craig
Birth: Wednesday, October 25, 1922 in Avonmore, Pennsylvania
Residence: Hollywood, Maryland
Death: Thursday, May 28, 2015 at the age of 92
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Varina Craig McGowan, 92, of Hollywood MD died Thursday, May 28, 2015 at St. Mary's Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. Varina was born in Avonmore, PA on October 25, 1922 to the late Jennings Bryan Craig and Anna Elizabeth Hill.

She is survived by her children, Harry E. McGowan of College Park MD; G. Thomas McGowan of Laurel MD; Craig B. Reed and A. Jean Furtado both of Hollywood MD; 6 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Harry E. McGowan and her sister, Marijane Cook.

All services will be private. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of St. Mary's, P.O. Box 625, Leonardtown, MD 20650 or Hollywood Volunteer Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 79, Hollywood, MD 20636. Arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A.

Britton, Mary Eleanor
Birth: Sunday, July 27, 1924 in Washington, D.C.
Residence: Chesapeake Beach, Maryland
Death: Thursday, May 28, 2015 at the age of 90
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Mary Eleanor Britton of Chesapeake Beach, MD, passed away on Thursday, May 28, 2015, at the age of 90. She was born in Washington, DC, on July 27, 1924 to Eleanor (Talor) and Henry McCabe. In her early years, she worked in the florist shop owned by her family in Washington, DC.

Mary was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary in Clinton, MD, Post 259 and served as Unit President numerous times. Prior to that, she was a member in Washington, DC, where she also served as Department President. She was a member of the 40/8.

Mary was a bookkeeper for Consumer Credit Counseling Services, retiring in 1992. She enjoyed traveling, spending time with her family and crocheting. Her handmade treasures will be cherished for many years to come.

She was the beloved wife of the late Lewis M. Britton and loving mother of Robert M. Britton and his wife Melissa and Michael J. Britton and his wife Sherry. She was the grandmother of three grandchildren and sister of Thomas McCabe.

Funeral Services will be held at the Fort Myer Chapel, with burial at Arlington National Cemetery at a later date. Arrangements provided by Lee Funeral Home.

Parker, Kay Ann
Birth: Tuesday, March 31, 1942 in Detroit, Michigan
Residence: Great Mills, Maryland
Death: Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at the age of 73
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Kay Ann Parker, 73, of Great Mills, MD formerly of Gloucester, VA died Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at MedStar Washington Hospital Center in Washington, D.C. She was born on March 31, 1942 in Detroit, MI to the late Edward D. Jessop and Mary C. Kay.

Kay was an antique dealer for over 30 years. She enjoyed going to yard sales, flea markets and antique shops looking for special finds. She had an extensive collection of vintage hats and perfume bottles. She enjoyed gardening and especially loved growing beautiful roses. She also loved her pet Chihuahua, "Daisy May." However, her greatest love was spending time with her family.

Kay is survived by her children, Kay Elizabeth Shores (Bruce) of Gloucester, VA, Jennifer Carol Underwood (Michael) of Gloucester, VA, and Ann Marie Longworth (Gregory) of Great Mills, MD; her step-children, Gordon Lynn Williams (Linda) and Norris Jennings Williams (Sue), both of Gloucester, VA; her siblings, Nancy Olin, Dianne Gardner, Barbara Poppe, DuWayne Jessop and David Jessop; 15 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents she is also preceded in death by her husband, Lloyd Parker.

All services will be private. Arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A.

Sesker, Rose Harley
Birth: Thursday, April 23, 1942 in Pomfret, Maryland
Residence: Waldorf, Maryland
Death: Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at the age of 73
Laid to Rest: in the St. Peter's Catholic Church Cemetery, Waldorf, Maryland
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Rose Harley Sesker (Patsy) 73 years-old, passed away on Wednesday, May 27, 2015, at Woodbine Nursing Home in Alexandria, Virginia. Her final days were spent surrounded by her loved ones. Patsy was born April 23, 1942 in Pomfret, Maryland to James Melvin and Mary Alveta Harley. She graduated from Pomonkey High School, in 1960.

She married Kenneth W. Sesker in June 1979 and their marriage ended with his untimely death in October 1984.

Patsy had strong work ethic and was employed with the District of Columbia Government, Saint Elizabeth Hospital where she served dutifully for over 37 years before retiring on December 31, 2000.

In her younger years, Patsy loved listening to Fats Domino, dancing, and reading. She spent her later years traveling and her two most talked about trips included Jamaica and visiting Fats Domino's home in New Orleans, Louisiana with her good girlfriend, Agnes Proctor. She enjoyed watching Serena Williams play tennis and old western shows, eating good seafood, socializing with friends, and spending time with her children and grandchildren. She had a wonderful smile that could light up a room.

If asked, Patsy would say having her children was her biggest accomplishment. The role of a mother and grandmother was the most important thing to her. This is where she drew her strength and left her legacy. Being with her family is what Patsy enjoyed most of all.

In 2009, Patsy had a valiant fight with Breast Cancer. After successfully completing her treatment, she became a champion for research efforts related to Breast Cancer. Later in 2009, she was diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease. Patsy's strong will to live, unwavering faith, and the love and prayers of family and friends carried her through 6 more years.

Patsy's perseverance through adversity was a powerful lesson for her children. She instilled her strongest belief in life to her children, which is to love and care for family and not to let adversities or any distractions of the world keep you from the most important aspect of life.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth W. Sesker; parents, Mary Alveta Dade and James Melvin Harley; step-father Clayton Dade; and grandparents Walter and Ollie Swann. Patsy was a loving mother to her children: Darrell Harley (Orletta); Karen Chesley; Daphne Session (Johnnie); and Sherrie Watford (Terrance). Cherished grandmother to: Delante Harley; Tahia Marable (Kraig); Tyanna Atkins; and Tavian Atkins. She is also survived by her sister, Shirley Anne Dade; brothers: Lawrence Harley (Gloria); James Pickeral (Jeanne); and Clayton Dade (Diane); a host of family and friends.

Viewing, Thursday, June 4, 2015 at 10:00 am, St. Peter's Catholic Church, 3320 St. Peter's Drive, Waldorf, Maryland 20601, Mass at 11:00; Interment, church cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to Thornton Funeral Home, P.A., 3439 Livingston Road, Indian Head, MD.

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