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|Rosier, Mary Catherine
|On Monday, November 24, 2014, Mary Catherine (Cole) Rosier, 97, of La Plata, Maryland transitioned to eternal life at the University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Center in La Plata, Maryland. |
Mother of Villia Lancaster, George J. Rosier, Agnes Gaines (Joseph), Walter, Harry (Patricia), Mary and Gloria Gross (Lawrence Washington), the late Grant Lee Rosier, the late James John Rosier and a niece like a daughter, Sylvia Carroll. Also surviving are a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, sister, Regina Farmer, brother, Lloyd Cole, nieces, nephews and other relatives.
Viewing, 8 am until Mass of Christian Burial, 10 am, Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 201 St. Mary's Avenue, La Plata, Maryland. Interment, Church Cemetery. Arrangements provided by Thornton Funeral Home.
|Griggs, Sandra Jean
Birth: 1962-01-08 in Leonardtown, Maryland
|Sandra Jean Griggs, 52, of Leonardtown, MD, died on November 23, 2014 at her residence surrounded by her loving family. Born on January 8, 1962, in Leonardtown, MD, she is the daughter of the late Ronald Ridgeway and Suzanne L. Dulphin.|
Sandy was employed for over 20 years by Specialties Book Bindery Company as a binder. She was also employed for over 15 years in the food industry at Giant Food, Inc., Food Lion, Superfresh and Woodburn's Grocery. She was an excellent baker and decorated many beautiful cakes.
She enjoyed travelling, especially cruising to St. Martin where she swam with the dolphins, the British West Indies and Puerto Rico. She also enjoyed going to Atlantic City, NJ and Ocean City, MD. She loved jewelry and enjoyed playing BINGO. However, her greatest love was for her grandchildren, whom she loved to spend her time with.
Sandy is survived by her children, Crystal Wilkinson and Richard Wilkinson, Sr. (Amanda), both of West Virginia; her grandchildren, Jasmine Dixon, Joshua Dixon, Janelle Dixon, and Reagan Wilkinson; her siblings, Suzanne Miller, Russell Ridgeway, Kathleen Mellon, Maureen Waters and Wayne Ridgeway; and her long-term companion, Richard Wilkinson, Sr. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her brother, Robert Shanabrook.
Family will receive friends for Sandy's Life Celebration on Tuesday, December 2, 2014, from 1 to 2 p.m., with a Funeral Service at 2:00 p.m., at Brinsfield Funeral Home, 22955 Hollywood Road, Leonardtown, MD 20650. Interment will be private. Memorial Contributions may be made to Hospice of St. Mary's County, P.O. Box 625, Leonardtown, MD 20650. Arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., Leonardtown, MD.
|Shirley “Lee” Watts, 92, of St Leonard, MD, passed away on November 23, 2014. He was a World War II U. S. Army Veteran, and proudly served his country. |
Surviving are his wife of 72 years, Kathryn Watts; two sisters, Mary Murphy and Janice Dickerson; his daughter, Kathryn DiMaggio; his son, Craig Watts; two grandchildren, Lisa Barge and Phillip DiMaggio, III; four great-grandchildren, Phillip DiMaggio, IV, Niki DiMaggio, Andrew DiMaggio, and Rachael Barge. Mr.
Watts was the son of the late Shirley Watts and Lilly Disney. He was the brother of the late Mickey Watts and Charlotte Disney.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Alzheimer’s Foundation. Arrangements provided by Rausch Funeral Home.
|Bowen, Milton William
Birth: 1938-04-30 in Prince Frederick, Maryland
|Milton William Bowen, 76, of Lexington Park, Maryland passed away November 23, 2014 in Lexington Park, Maryland. He was born on April 30, 1938 in Prince Frederick, MD to the late Milton D. and Blanche Ramsey Bowen. |
Mr. Bowen was a tobacco farmer for most of his life, and he loved the farm life, hunting and his hunting dogs. In later years he went to work for Dean Lumber and stayed there until his retirement.
He is survived by his wife of over 50 years, Myrtle Lee Bowen, and father of Brenda Jean Brown (Anthony), Rebbeca Sue Logan, Melody Lynn Bowen, Synthia Lou Kelson, Douglas Milton Bowen (Sandra), Michael David Bowen (Samantha), Kimberly Ann Brown (Joseph), and Lorretta Shields. Grandfather of Charisse Payne (Alfred), Kisha, Adam, Andra, and Jessica Kelson, Jerremiah and Vanessa Logan, Ronald and Shakita Hartly, Michael Bowen, Jr., Germaine Richardson, Joseph Brown, Jr., Christopher, Amanda, and Devonte Harrod, Camille, Quintin and Branden Shields, Shatra Bowen, and the late Milton Douglas Bowen, Jr. Great Grandfather of 29, he is also survived by his siblings, Mary Frances Kirby (Shorty), Robert Bowen (Joann), and Ellen “Sally” Langley.
Services are private. Arrangements by Rausch Funeral Home, Port Republic, Maryland.
|Muse, Charles James, Sr.
Birth: 1921-05-21 in Westmoreland County, Virginia
|Charles James Muse, Sr., 93, of Cobb Island, MD died on November 22, 2014 in Waldorf, MD. He was born on May 21, 1921 in Westmoreland County, VA to the late Clarence and Blanche Muse. He is also predeceased by his wife Gladys and 5 brothers and sisters.|
He is survived by his sons: Charles James Muse, Jr. (Valerie), Stephen A. Muse (Farideh), and John C. Muse (Michelle). He is also survived by his grandchildren; Arman Muse, Sydney Muse, Mercedes Muse, and Jordan Muse.
Charles served in WW II in the U.S. Army. After his tour in the Army he married his wife Gladys and lived in Arlington, VA and Silver Spring, MD. He worked as a Supervisor Foreman for C and P Telephone Company. In 1998 he retired and he and his wife moved to Cobb Island where he loved to fish, was president of the Citizens Association and was the Grand Marshall of Cobb Island Day Parade. He also enjoyed painting, framing his pictures and his Koi Pound.
The family will receive friends on Monday November 24, 2014 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 PM at the Arehart-Echols Funeral Home, La Plata, MD were funeral services will be held on Tuesday November 25, 2014 at 10:30 AM. Interment to follow at the Columbia Gardens Cemetery in Arlington, VA. Arrangements provided by Arehart-Echols Funeral Home.
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