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|Brown, Ronald Edward
Birth: 1943-12-02 in Monongahela, Pennsylvania
|Ronald Edward Brown, 70, of Prince Frederick, MD passed away on May 9, 2014 in Prince Frederick, MD. Ronald was born on December 2, 1943 in Monongahela, PA to the late Mr. and Mrs. David Brown. |
Ronald was predeceased by his wife Shirley Brown.
He is survived by his wife Mary Brown; his son Robert D. Brown and his wife Lisa of Huntingtown, MD.; step son Edward L. Fichtenmayer and his wife Jeanne; and step grandchild Thomas Fichtenmayer. He is also survived by his sister Junelda Kirby of Monongahela, PA.
The family of Ronald Brown will be having a memorial service at a later date.
Arrangements provided by Rausch Funeral Home.
|Doherty, Edna May
Birth: 1911-05-01 in Washington, D.C.
|Edna May Doherty, 103, formerly of Indian Head, MD died on May 9, 2014 at The Hermitage Assisted Living Facility located in Solomons, MD. Edna had lived at the Hermitage since December 2002.|
Edna May Warwick was born on May 1, 1911, in Washington, DC to Edna and William F. Warwick. When Edna was 5 years old she moved with her family from Washington to Indian Head, MD.
She is survived by her three sons, Patrick Doherty of Springfield, VA, Michael Doherty (Sue) of Greenville, MI and Daniel Doherty (Karen) of St. Mary's City, MD, seven grandchildren and twenty-seven great grandchildren. Her husband John Patrick (Pat) Doherty predeceased her, as did 5 sisters and 3 brothers.
Edna was one of the early graduates of the original Lackey High which at that time was located on the Naval Base in Indian Head. After graduating in 1928, she attended Strayer Business School where she trained to become a certified stenographer and office administrator. Edna began her long career as a federal government employee in the 1930s, retiring from the Naval Installation in Indian Head in 1977.
Edna and John Patrick Doherty of Somerville, MA were married at St. Mary's Star of the Sea Church in Indian Head, MD on April 13, 1940. Their marriage lasted 61 years until Pat's death in May 2001.
After moving around the country throughout Pat's naval career, Edna and her family moved back to her home town of Indian Head in 1949. Edna became an active parishioner at St. Mary's Star of the Sea Church where, among other activities, she sang in the choir and enjoyed the St. Mary's Bowling League. Additionally, she was actively involved in the US Navy Fleet Reserve Auxiliary in which she held several positions. In their retirement years Edna and Pat enjoyed traveling, cruising and ballroom dancing. Indian Head remained Edna's home until late in 2002 when after Pat's death she moved to the Hermitage, in Solomons MD.
Family will receive friends for Edna's Life Celebration on Wednesday, May 14, 2014 from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. at Our Lady Star of the Sea, 225 Alexander St, Solomons, MD 20688. Prayers will be recited at 6:30 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, May 15, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. at Our Lady Star of the Sea. Interment will follow at Resurrection Cemetery, 8000 Woodyard Road, Clinton, MD 20735.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to SMILE Ecumenical Ministries, Inc., PO Box 1276, Solomons, MD 20688.
Arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., Leonardtown, MD.
|Lawrence, Gary Wesley
Birth: 1945-05-02 in Washington, D.C.
|Gary "Jake" Wesley Lawrence, 69, of Mechanicsville, MD passed away on May 9, 2014 at his residence. He was born on May 2, 1945 in Washington, DC to the late George Lawrence and the late Myrtle (Albert) Lawrence.|
Gary worked at Atlantic Venetian Blind Company for 49 years as a shop foreman. He retired in 2010. He enjoyed working in his yard, crabbing, fishing and spending time with his family.
Gary is survived by his wife, Joanne Lawrence of Mechanicsville, MD; son, Gary Lawrence, Jr. of Lusby, MD; daughter, Tina Nevitt (Daniel) of Mechanicsville, MD; and three grandchildren, Melissa Nevitt, Kevin Lawrence, and Austin Lawrence.
Family and friends will be received for Gary's Memorial Life Celebration Gathering on Thursday, May 15, 2014 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Brinsfield-Echols Funeral Home, P.A., 30195 Three Notch Road, Charlotte Hall, MD 20622. A Memorial Service will begin at 7 PM on Thursday, here at the funeral home. Pastor Kevin Cullins will officiate.
Arrangements provided by Brinsfield-Echols Funeral Home.
|Eaton, Marvin Grey, Sr.
Birth: 1940-11-26 in Mecklenburg County, Virginia
|Marvin Grey Eaton, Sr., 73, of Hollywood, MD, departed this life and transitioned into everlasting life on Friday, May 09, 2014. Marvin was born on November 26, 1940 in Mecklenburg County, Virginia to the late John M. Eaton and Mary Jane Eaton. He was educated in the Oxford County, North Carolina school system. |
Marvin was married for 52 years to the late Minerva Gertrude Eaton. He was a good father, brother, uncle, grandfather, great grandfather and friend. Marvin often welcomed his home to those who had need.
Marvin retired with over twenty years of service from Trailways Bus Station in Washington, DC.
He had a love for Classic cars, going to the race track and playing cards. Playing softball with his family and traveling with his wife and family was his most favored past times.
Marvin dedicated his life to Christ several years ago and rededication on April 30, 2014.
Marvin is preceded in death by his parents, the late John M. Eaton and Mary (Terry) Eaton; three sisters, Virginia and Mable Eaton and Florence Thomas; four brothers, John Eaton, Whalenton Eaton, Herbert Eaton and William Eaton.
He leaves to cherish his memory his children: Tisa Harris (Curtis), Jacqueline Jackson, Kimberly Diggs (Artie) and Marvin Eaton, Jr. (Chirleen); Ruth Reed (who was raised as his sister); seven grandchildren, Faletra Anderson, Danitra Garcia (Giovanni), Nicole Thomas, DaiJanae Wade, Carl Jackson, Jeremiah Reed and Eboni Jackson; great-grandson, Mathias and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
Family will unite with relatives and friends on Monday, May 19, 2014 for visitation at 10 am until service at 11 am at From the Heart Ministries Church, 4949 Allentown Road, Suitland, MD. Interment will be on Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 10 am at Old St. Aloysius Church Cemetery, Cemetery Road, Leonardtown, MD.
Arrangements by Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home, Mechanicsville, MD.
|Beckley, Ralph Eugene
Birth: 1936-06-27 in Ohio
|Ralph Eugene Beckley, 77, of Leonardtown, MD died May 9, 2014 at his residence. Born June 27, 1936 in Ohio, he was the son of the late Lewis Edward Beckley and Loda May (Gatchel) Beckley.|
Ralph served in the United States Navy from 1954 until 1973. He enjoyed working on cars and helping others. He loved and enjoyed spending time with his family.
Ralph is survived by his wife Ellen Beckley; his children, John A. Greathouse (Carol) of WV and Lewis D. Beckley (Kimberley) of FL; fourteen grandchildren; eighteen great grandchildren; and his siblings, Kenny D. Beckley of WV, Arlene Engstrom, Veronica Miller, Edward J. Beckley, and Charles Robert Beckley all of OH.
In addition to his parents, Ralph was preceded in death by his children, Stephen M. Greathouse and Ralph E. Beckley, Jr.
All services were private. Arrangements provided by Brinsfield Funeral Home.
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