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|Veitch, Michael Morton
Birth: 1948-04-30 in Washington, DC
|Michael Morton Veitch, 64 of Lexington Park, MD died September 18, 2012 at his home surrounded by his family. Born April 30, 1948 in Washington, DC, he was the son of the late Dr. Fletcher P. Veitch and the late Marian Morton Veitch.|
On June 9, 1973 he married Pamela Veitch at Sotterley Plantation in Hollywood where his mother Marian was a docent for 25 years.
He is survived by his wife, Pamela Jen Veitch; his three sons, Gavin Veitch (Marianne) and grand-baby Callan Isabelle of Mechanicsville, VA, Kyle Veitch (Nicole) of Athens, GA and Brett Veitch of Athens, GA; and a brother, Fletcher P. Veitch (Patricia) of Points, WV.
A graduate of DeMatha Catholic High School in 1966, he graduated from the University of Maryland in 1970 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Microbiology. He attended the University of New Hampshire for one year and came back to Maryland to work at the University of Maryland Veterinary Science Department. He was accepted into Veterinary School at the University of Georgia in 1974 and graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree in 1978. Dr. Veitch began his Veterinary career at Tidewater Veterinary Hospital in Charlotte Hall, MD working under Dr. Bud Virts and Dr. Clarence Little who were both instrumental in his career. He reconnected with Dr. David G. Langford (Diane) and the two became partners and friends and founded Three Notch Veterinary Hospital in Hollywood, MD where Dr. Veitch continued to work for 33 years providing compassionate care for sick and injured animals.
During that time he served in many community activities including Board of Directors/U.S. Navy League, Patuxent River Chapter, Board of Directors, St. Mary's Hospital where he served as Vice President for 3 years and chaired many committees. He served as an officer on the board of St. Mary's Youth Lacrosse Club for 10 years and was instrumental with others in bringing the sport of boys and girls Lacrosse to the Public High Schools of St. Mary's County.
Dr. Veitch spent all his summers while growing up at his family cottage and property on the Chesapeake Bay called "Green Gates" located in Hermanville, MD. It was there that he developed the love for the bay and nature. He had a wide variety of interests including boating, fishing, snow skiing, scuba diving, mountain biking, golf, woodworking, music and playing guitar and anything else he could do with his hands.
Dr. Veitch was a lifelong member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and several other professional groups. He was co-chairman of the Northern New England Veterinary Alpine Symposium held at the Balsams in Dixville Notch, NH for 20 years…providing continuing education for Veterinarians.
Pam, his wife of 39 years remembers Mike as the most amazing husband, father and friend. Many Caribbean trips, trips to Australia, Bali, scuba diving, dinner parties with friends and laughing in the pool bonded the two for life. He was perfect in every way, even though he couldn't dance!
An "I'm Still Awake Wake" was held for his family and close friends in August and at his request no Memorial Service will be held.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of St. Mary's, P.O. Box 625, Leonardtown, MD 20650.
Arrangements made by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., Leonardtown, MD.
|Robbins, Robert Kent
Birth: 1939-04-06 in Elkton, Maryland
|Robert Kent Robbins, Sr., 73 of Bushwood, MD passed away on September 18, 2012 at the Taylor Farm Assisted Living Facility. Robert was born on April 6, 1939 in Elkton, MD to the late John O. Robbins and Marie (Justis) Robbins.|
Robert was a graduate of Millville High School in Millville, NJ. In 1965 Robert began his career at the ACME Market where he was employed for over thirty years. He started out as a butcher and later managed the meat department.
Robert was a Mason of the Masonic Shekinah Lodge #58. He was a member of the Second United Methodist Church in Millville. Robert was passionate about animals and enjoyed spending time fishing and gardening.
Robert is survived by his daughter, Staci Miller (Ray) of Kingston, PA.; his sisters, Shirley Taylor (Sherman) of Millville, NJ, Joan Ritchie (Dale) of Leonardtown, MD, Cindy Spinnato of Millville, NJ; his brother, John Robbins (Roseanna) of Tampa Bay, FL; and his grandchildren, Amanda, Stephen, Joshua, and Michael.
Funeral services will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, September 22, 2012 in the Christy Funeral Home, 11 W. Broad Street, Millville. There will be a viewing from 9 to 10:30 a.m. on Saturday in the funeral home. Burial will be in Greenwood Memorial Park, Millville.
Arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., Leonardtown, MD.
|Cummings, Walter Huston, Jr.
Birth: 1943-08-01 in Washington, DC
|Walter H. Cummings Jr., 69, passed away on Tuesday September 18, 2012 at Civista Medical Center, La Plata, MD. Born in Washington, DC he was a son of the late Walter H. and Olive V. (Thorne) Cummings. |
He was a United States Navy Veteran. He was employed as a security contractor for the U.S. Government.
He is survived by two daughters, one brother, and eight grandchildren.
Arrangements provided by Lee Funeral Home.
|Schuhart, James Henry
Birth: 1923-12-24 in Chaptico, Maryland
|James (Jim) Henry Schuhart, 88, of Chaptico, MD, passed away surrounded by his loving family on September 18, 2012 in Chaptico, MD. Born on December 24, 1923 in Chaptico, MD, he was the son of the late William E. and Nellie (Long) Schuhart. |
James is survived by his loving wife Joan C. Schuhart whom he married on June 16, 1973 in La Plata, MD.
James is survived by his children: Carol Bianchini (Pat) of Ellicott City, MD., Debbie Dorsey (John) of Mechanicsville, MD, Laurie Westerfield of Chaptico, MD., James Westerfield of Poplarville, MS, Wiley Schuhart David Schuhart of MD, 7 grand children, and 2 great grandchildren. James is survived by his siblings: George Hamilton Schuhart of Bel Alton, MD, and Daniel Webster Schuhart of Clinton, MD.
He is preceded in death by his siblings: Elizabeth Ann Fowler of Mechanicsville, MD., Mary Margaret Bosma of College Park, MD, William Edward Schuhart of Hyattsville, MD., Mable Elsie Trapp of Towson, MD., John Oscar Schuhart of Chaptico, MD., Virginia Mary Groff of Eastern Shore, MD., and Annie Mae Wallace of Baton Rouge, MS.
James was a bus driver for James Woodburn Buses of St. Mary’s County, MD and he was a farmer. James enjoyed farming, tobacco, and soybeans, crabbing, and oystering.
The family will receive friends on Friday, September 21, 2012 from 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM with prayers recited at 7:00 PM in the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home, Leonardtown, MD. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 10:00 AM in Christ Episcopal Church, Chaptico, MD with Father Wilkins officiating. Interment will be private.
Contributions may be made to Hospice House of St. Mary’s, P.O. Box 625 Leonardtown, MD 20650.
Arrangements provided by Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home.
|Woomer, Naomi Elliott
Birth: 1916-06-15 in Baltimore, Maryland
|Naomi Elliott Woomer, 96, of St Leonard, MD passed away on September 17, 2012 at Burnett- Calvert Hospice House in Prince Frederick, Maryland. She was born June 15, 1916 in Baltimore, City, MD to the late Guy W. and Eileen H. Sewell Elliott. |
Besides her parents Naomi is also predeceased by her husband, James John Woomer, and siblings Wilmer, John, Harvey, and Ronald Elliott, Delores Dowell, and June L. Grover.
Mrs. Woomer is survived by her siblings, Ruth Joyce Godwin, Joseph Franklin Elliott, Gordon Elliott, Romonia Mulligan and Glen Elliott. She is also survived by many nieces, nephews and other relatives.
The family will receive friends at the Rausch Funeral Home, 4405 Broomes Island Road, Port Republic, MD on Thursday September 20,2012 from 2-4 and 6-8 PM where funeral services will be held on Friday September 21, 2012 at 11 AM. Interment will follow in St. Paul United Methodist Church Cemetery, Lusby, MD.
Memorial contributions may be made to Calvert Hospice P.O. Box 838 Prince Frederick, MD 20678.
Arrangements provided by Rausch Funeral Home.
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