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|Govoruhk, Audrey Virginia
Birth: 1950-07-12 in Barnesville, Ohio
|Audrey Virginia Govoruhk, 64, of Lexington Park, MD died October 24, 2014 at her residence surrounded by her loving family. Born on July 12, 1950 in Baltimore, MD, she was the daughter of the late Samuel Washington Taylor, Jr. and Audrey Goldie Long.|
On December 6, 1969, Audrey married her beloved husband, Nicholas Jack Govoruhk, Jr. in Baltimore, MD. They spent almost 45 wonderful years of marriage together.
She was employed as an accountant by the Department of Defense at Moral, Welfare and Recreation at Patuxent River Naval Air Station until her retirement in July, 2008.
She enjoyed camping along the east coast with friends. She enjoyed spending time at Myrtle Beach every year. In recent years she enjoyed several cruises with her favorite being a recent trip to Alaska. She was an avid bargain shopper. She collected antiques, and porcelain dolls with family member's names. She was a bird watcher and had many collectibles. She especially loved the gold finch, hummingbird, and red cardinal. She also collected lighthouse memorabilia. She was always shopping for her family, whom were her pride and joy. She enjoyed spending as much time as possible with her family, and loved to do things for them.
In addition to her husband, Audrey is survived by her son, Brian Keith Govoruhk (Kimberlee) of Baltimore, MD; her siblings, Edna Schmidt (Andrew) of Jacksonville, FL, Linda Devenport (Joel) of Edgewood, MD, Samuel Taylor of Parkville, MD and Rosemary Rubin of Severn, MD; her granddaughter, Gabrelle Jones of Park Hall, MD, and many nieces, nephews, cousins and extended family. She is preceded in death by her parents.
Family will receive friends on Tuesday, October 28, 2014 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., 22955 Hollywood Road, Leonardtown, MD 20650. A Funeral Service will be celebrated by Reverend John Ball at 12 p.m. Interment will follow at Charles Memorial Gardens in Leonardtown, MD.
In lieu of flowers Memorial Contributions may be made to Hospice of St. Mary's, P.O. Box 625, Leonardtown, MD 20650 and Susan G. Koman for the Cure, P.O. Box 650309, Dallas, TX 75265-0309. Arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., Leonardtown, MD.
|Taylor, Geraldine Audrey
|Geraldine Audrey Taylor was born August 8, 1927 to John Melvin and Bessie Proctor Harvey of Mason Springs, Maryland.|
Geraldine, also known as Gerri, departed this life after a long illness, at 2:40 am, October 24, 2014 at the Charles County Rehabilitation Center in La Plata, Maryland.
After many years of service, Geraldine retired from The Department of Army.
Geraldine was preceded in death by her parents, John Melvin and Bessie C. Harvey, one brother, John (Stoney) and two sisters, Iola Harley and Rosebud Coffee.
She leaves to cherish her memory, a devoted husband, Paul, one sister, Sylvia Parker (Glynn); two brothers, James "Bruts" Harvey (Phyllis) and Paul "Phylistine" Harvey; five sisters-in-law, Betty Taylor, Lena Lancaster, Anita Taylor, Roberta Taylor and Marguerite Harvey.
Viewing, 8am until time of Service, 10am, Monday, November 3, 2014 in the Chapel of Thornton Funeral Home, P.A., 3439 Livingston Road, Indian Head, Maryland. Interment, Maryland Veterans Cemetery, Cheltenham, Maryland. Arrangements provided by Thornton Funeral Home.
|Pearce, Emma Elnora
Birth: 1927-01-20 in McKenney, Virginia
|Emma Elnora Pearce, born January 20, 1927 in McKenney, VA to the late Earl and Cora Taylor. She passed away Friday, October 24, 2014 at Southern Maryland Hospital Center in Clinton, MD. Momma Emma, as she was affectionately referred to, was the second of eight children. Their parents raised their children to always honor God and to respect others. |
She moved to Washington, D. C at an early age and soon afterwards met and married Owen Walker. From that marriage came four sons, Jerry, Larry, Theodore and Vincent. She later married Lawrence Pearce and from this union came three children, Lawrence Jr., Patricia and Angela. Jeannie was her eldest child. Momma Emma has been blessed with 34 Grandchildren, 44 Great-grand children, 7 Great-Great-grand children, with two on the way and a host of nieces and nephews.
Until the late eighties, Momma Emma's extensive work career at the US Department of Commerce and the US General Services Administration, expanded over several decades and often boasts of how she started working at an early age, fifteen to be exact. She strongly believed in education and that everyone should take pride in whatever task God has given them.
Up until the day of her passing, Momma Emma resided in Waldorf, MD at Genesis- Waldorf Center where she spent her final days reading scriptures, listening to televised sermons and listening to her collection of Gospel CDs. She attended Crescent Ridge DayCare Center in Fort Washington until 2013, where she enjoyed various activities offered at the Center and loved to lead the Choir formed for special 'occasions. She was a founding member of The New Community Church of God in Christ where she had a loving church family and attended church services until 2013 whenever her health permits.
Momma Emma was preceded in death by her parents Cora and Earl Taylor; husband Lawrence Pearce, siblings: Rosa Mae Hawkes, Earl Taylor, Jr. , Geneva Boone, Charlie Taylor, John Henry Taylor; Children: Jerry Walker, Larry Walker, Vincent Walker, Jean Weatherby and Angela Pearce-Young, a devoted friend, Richard Taylor.
Momma Emma is survived by sisters Mary Groves of Riverdale, MD and Gloserine Bradsher of White Plains, MD; sons Theodore Walker of District Heights, MD, Lawrence Pearce (Onley) of Frederick, MD and daughter Patricia Green (Lee Hardwick) of Fort Washington, MD and a host grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
Family and friends will unite on Saturday, November 1, 2014 at 10:00 am until time of service 11:00am at New Community Church of God in Christ, 12435 Mattawoman Dr, Waldorf, MD 20601. Interment immediately following at Heritage Memorial Cemetery, Waldorf, MD.
In lieu of flowers please send donations to New Community Church of God in Christ, 12435 Mattawoman Dr, Waldorf, MD 20601. Arrangements provided by Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home, P.A.
|Riche, Thomas Edward
Birth: 1950-02-28 in Rochester, New York
|Thomas Edward Riche, 64 of Mechanicsville, MD died October 24, 2014 at Hospice House of St. Mary's surrounded by his loving family. Born on February 28, 1950 in Rochester, NY, he was the son of the late, Benjamin Lloyd Riche and Eleanor Jane Kline Riche.|
Thomas graduated from R. L. Turner High School in Carrollton, TX in 1968. He proudly served in the United States Navy from February 7, 1969 to his honorable discharge on May 4, 1984 in Antisubmarine Warfare. He spent many years travelling the United States as a commercial truck driver, with his favorite destinations being Denver, CO, San Francisco, CA and Los Angeles, CA. While in the Navy, his favorite deployment was in Taiwan, were he enjoyed the culture, people and food.
His hobbies included, hunting, cheering on the Dallas Cowboys and New York Giants, watching baseball, especially the Atlanta Braves, waterskiing, bowling and fixing trucks. He was a very good mechanic. He enjoyed listening to country music. However, his family was his greatest achievement, and he loved to spend his time with them.
Thomas is survived by his children, Richard Riche (Rhonda) of Lexington Park, MD and Judy Riche (Brent) of Winchester, OH; his brothers, Jim Riche (Frances) of Atlanta, GE and David Riche (Mary) of Orlando, FL; and his granddaughter, Rachel Riche of Lexington Park, MD. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his brothers, Robert Brackett and Richard Riche.
A Memorial Service will be celebrated by Reverend John Ball on Monday, October 27, 2014 at 7 p.m. at Trinity Episcopal Church, St. Mary's City, MD. Interment will be held at a later late at Hilltop Memorial Park in Carrollton, TX.
Memorial Contributions may be made to Hospice House of St. Mary's, P.O. Box 625, Leonardtown, MD 20650. Arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., Leonardtown, MD.
|Slater, Lucie Mulholland
|Lucie Mulholland Slater, age 81, of California, MD departed this life October 24, 2014. |
She is survived by her children Joe Perez (Linda), Lucie Fassnacht, and Sarah Lewis (Steve). Also survived by her grandchildren Allison Perez, Emily Perez, Owen Fassnacht, and Abigail Fassnacht. Predeceased by her husband William Slater.
Arrangements provided by Lee Funeral Home.
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