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|Cheseldine, William Robert
|Patterson, Charlotte Cherie
Birth: 1925-08-28 in Danville, Virginia
|Charlotte Cherie Patterson, 87 of Waldorf, MD died January 2, 2013 at her residence. Born August 28, 1925 in Danville, VA, she was the daughter of the late James H. Wright and Maude Elizabeth (Sigmon) Wright.|
Charlotte graduated from Central High School in Washington, DC in 1945. She enjoyed crossword puzzles, traveling and spending time with her family. She often told stories about growing up in Washington, DC, and was always ready to sit with family and friends to play card games.
Charlotte is survived by her children, Cathy Allen (Brad) of Hollywood, MD and Jeff Patterson (Lisa) of Tampa, FL; grandchildren, Kyle Allen, Leslie Allen, Katey Patterson and Ally Patterson; and sister Jessie Powers of River Forest, IL.
In addition to her parents, Charlotte was preceded in death by her husband, John Franklin Patterson, Jr., and siblings, Joseph Wright, Clydie Haywood, Eva Bostic, Beatrice Peters, Ann Anderson Boyd, Dot Winstead, Jackie Littlejohn, Horace Wright, Raymond Wright, Lenard Wright and Henry Wright.
Family will receive friends for Charlotte's Life Celebration on Saturday, January 5, 2013 from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. in the Brinsfield Funeral Home, 22955 Hollywood Road, Leonardtown, MD 20650. Inurnment will be on Monday, January 7, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. in National Memorial Park Cemetery, Falls Church, VA.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, Southern Maryland Office, P.O. Box 1889, La Plata, MD 20646, the Hospice of Charles County, Inc., 2505 Davis Rd., Waldorf, MD 20603, or the Hospice of your choice.
Arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., Leonardtown, MD.
|Alyea, James A.
|James A. Alyea 73 of White Plains, Md. died on January 2, 2013 at his home. |
He is predeceased by his parents Louis and Virginia Alyea.
James will be buried at the Maryland Veterans Cemetery Cheltenham, Md. at a later date with military honors.
Arrangements are provided by the Arehart-Echols Funeral Home, PA, 211 St. Mary's Ave., La Plata, Md. 20646.
|Buckler, Travis Jason, Sr.
Birth: 1975-01-09 in Leonardtown, Maryland
|Travis Jason Buckler, Sr., 37, Clements, MD., peacefully passed away on January 2, 2013 at Prince George's Hospital. |
Visitation will be on Tuesday, January 8, 2013, 6:00pm Ė 8:00pm at Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home Chapel, 38576 Brett Way, Mechanicsville, MD. On Wednesday, January 9, 2013, viewing will begin at 10:00am until time of Service at 11:00am at Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home Chapel. Pastor Mark Dooley, Leonardtown Baptist Church, will be officiating. Interment to follow at Trinity Memorial Cemetery, Waldorf, MD.
Travis was born January 9, 1975 in Leonardtown, Maryland, the sixth child of Paul and Ann Buckler. He was self-employed, running his company, Buckler's Home Improvement and Tree Service. He enjoyed working with people and made many friends thru his business. Prior to becoming self-employed, Travis worked for Carruth & Sons and Howlin Concrete as a truck driver and A-Whisco as a warehouseman and truck driver.
Travis was a kind hearted person. Little did people know, until his illness, how he contributed or helped those who were less fortunate. In his spare time, Travis did a little hunting, attended auctions, played the slots, and enjoyed spending time with family, especially his wife and son.
Travis was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, John Tribett of Ohio and Edna Murphy of Lexington Park, MD. and paternal grandparents, Charles and Mary Buckler.
Travis leaves to cherish his precious memories his wife, Lydia Buckler and son, Travis Buckler, Jr. of Clements, MD.; his parents, Paul and Ann Buckler of Hughesville, MD.; four brothers, Paul (Gale) Buckler, Dennis (Denice) Buckler, and Justin (Nicole) Buckler, all of Mechanicsville, MD, Ricky (Darlene) McAllister of Hughesville, MD; three sisters, Dora (Tim) Hill and Alice (Mike) Gilbert of Mechanicsville, MD. and Karen Buck of Waldorf, MD., and many nieces, nephews and friends.
Pallbearers are Justin Buckler, Jason Hill, Dillon Buckler, Brody Buckler, Josh Hill, Michael Gilbert. Honorary pallbearers are Billy Buckler and Jerry Kiley.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made at County First Bank for the benefit of Travis Jason Buckler, Jr.
Arrangements provided by Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home.
|Ratcliff, John S.
|John S. Ratcliff, of Huntingtown, MD. Born on Sept. 3, 1933 to Henry and Margaret Ratcliff of Mohegan, WV. Passed away on Jan. 2, 2013 at the age of 79. |
He is the beloved husband of Caroline Munaretto Ratcliff and the loving father of John S. Ratcliff, Jr. He is also survived by his siblings Angelo (Geraldine) Ratcliff, Cruiz (Lucille) Soto and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Mr. Ratcliff enlisted in the United States Air Force in 1952. While stationed at Scott Field AFB, Cheyenne, WY in 1953 he obtained his G.E.D. He then furthered his education by training in Cryptography, Teletype, Radio and Telephone in Belleville, Ill. Then in 1969 he attended the New York Institute of Finance and became a Licensed Stock Broker with the New York Stock Exchange in New York, NY. He went on to become the chief operations manager with DRS.
During his lifetime John was a world traveler. While serving with the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War he traveled through Germany, Italy, Malta, Libya, Greece and Turkey. After leaving the military he continued to travel and visited Jamaica, Bahamas, New Mexico and several other places throughout the United States.
Mr. Ratcliff has many artistic talents which included playing the piano and dancing. He was inducted with his wife, Caroline, into the National Boppers Hall of Fame, a national dance organization in 2001. He was known as a smooth dancer and became Vice President of the Maryland Hand Dance Club for a number of years and was head of numerous committees. In his 20ís John like to box. However in the later years John was an avid reader and fisherman.
Friends will be received on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013 from 2-4 and 6-8 pm at Lee Funeral Home Calvert, P.A., 8200 Jennifer Lane (Route 4 and Fowler Road) Owings, MD 20736; where funeral services will be held on Wed. Jan. 16, 2012 at 11:00am. Interment with military honors following in Maryland Veteransí Cemetery, Cheltenham, Maryland.
Memorial Contributions may be made in Johnís Honor to Dare to C.A.R.E. Foundation: 2002 Medical Parkway, Sajak Pavilion, Suite 520, Annapolis, MD 21401.
Arrangements provided by Lee Funeral Home.
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