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|Latham, John Edward
|John Edward Latham, 72, of Chaptico, MD, died peacefully on Friday, April 6, 2012, at the Hospice House of St. Mary's in Callaway, MD, after a lengthy and courageous struggle with cancer. Born on July 3, 1939, he was the son of the late James Leonard Latham and Maude Elizabeth (Russell) Latham of Chaptico, MD. |
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his devoted wife, Evelyn Carolyn Latham, and his brother, Joseph Leonard Latham.
John was a loving father, a wonderful grandfather and brother. He will fondly be remembered for his love of family, his sense of humor and contagious smile he had for everyone he met. He will also be remembered for his love of car racing and many winning moments at the Budd's Creek Raceway. In his younger years, he built and raced his car named "Latham's Toy." He passed the love of racing on to his children and spent many Friday nights at the track proudly watching his sons carry on his legacy. He will also be remembered by many for his lucky hand at playing cards and shooting pool throughout the county. He was a member of the Elk's Lodge and the Mechanicsville Moose Lodge.
He is survived by his children, Lois A. Doyle of Mechanicsville, MD, Lisa A. Latham (Clarence Lawrence) of Mechanicsville, MD, Judy A. Freeman of Essex County, Va., John M. Latham (Tammy) of Chaptico, MD, J. Michael Latham (Kim) of Chaptico, MD, and stepchildren, David C. Richards (Judy) of Chaptico, MD, Robert P. Richards (Judy) of Waldorf, MD, Steven D. Jones (Danette) of Waldorf, MD, and Sally M. Jones-Gray (Johnny) of Hollywood, MD.
John is also survived by his siblings, James M. Latham (Dolly), Francis A. Latham, Eugene Latham, Joyce Sandidge, Irvin Latham (Sarah), Lorraine Okrie (Len), Dee Latham and Margie Hicks, as well as many grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Family will receive friends for John's Life Celebration on Wednesday, April 11, 2012, from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. with prayers recited at 7:00 p.m. at the Brinsfield Funeral Home, 22955 Hollywood Road, Leonardtown, MD. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, April 12, 2012, at 11:00 a.m. at Sacred Heart Church, 23080 Maddox Road, Bushwood, MD.
Interment will follow in the Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery, Bushwood, MD.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice House of St. Mary's , P.O. Box 625, Leonardtown, MD 20650 or Cedar Lane Apts., 22680 Cedar Lane Rd., Leonardtown, MD 20650.
Arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A. Leonardtown, MD.
|Evans, John Ignatius
Birth: 1928-07-10 in Great Mills, Maryland
|John Ignatius Evans, 83 of Lexington Park, MD died on April 6, 2012 at Chesapeake Shores Nursing Center. Born in Great Mills, MD on July 10, 1928, he was the son of the late Arthur and Mary Violet Bowles Evans.|
Mr. Evans retired from the State Highway Administration. He loved spending time with his grandchildren and great grandchildren. He enjoyed his retirement playing cards, gardening and working on lawn mowers.
Mr. Evans is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Mary Jean Bell Evans; three daughters, Brenda Hammett (Mike) of St. Mary's City, MD, Carol Johnson (Robbie) of Hollywood, MD and Fae Horsley (Shawn) of Hollyridge, NC; five grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren. He was predeceased by his parents ; his sisters, Alta Saunders, Edna Cameron, Leona Bacon and Gertrude Shepherd; and his brothers, Bernard S. Evans, Birchman Evans, Charles Evans and Leroy Evans.
The family will receive friends for Mr. Evans Life Celebration on Tuesday, April 10, 2012 from 5-8 p.m. at the Brinsfield Funeral Home where prayers will offered be 7 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will offered on Wednesday, April 11, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. at Holy Face Catholic Church, Great Mills, MD. The Rev. Joseph Callis will be the celebrant. Interment will follow in Holy Face Catholic Cemetery, Great Mills, MD.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of St. Mary's, P.O. Box 625, Leonardtown, MD 20650.
Arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., Leonardtown, MD.
|Wathen, Joseph Mattingly
Birth: 1921-05-09 in Morganza, Maryland
|Joseph Mattingly Wathen, 90 of Mechanicsville, MD passed away on April 6, 2012 in at Washington Hospital Center surrounded by his family. Born May 9, 1921 in Morganza, MD he was the son of the late Ignatius Truman and Mary Genevieve Mattingly Wathen. |
He is the loving husband of Shirley Ann Wathen.
Mr. Wathen is survived by his children; Carole Presgrave (Kenny), Darlene White, Rose Long (David) all of Mechanicsville, MD, and Carla Bowles (Freddie) of Hollywood, MD. He is also survived by his siblings; Elizabeth Tippitt of Leonardtown, MD, Phyllis Leymiester of Hollywood, MD, Jeanne Hammett-Martin (John) of Huntingtown, MD. 8 grandchildren; Tammy Hill, William M. White, III, Crystal Gisriel, Lisa Long, Freddie Bowles, III, Joseph Bowles, Michael Long, and Shannon Bowles, 5 great-grandchildren; Ross white, Ashley King, Patrick Hill, Gracie Bowles, and Jackson Long.
In addition to his parents Mr. Wathen was preceded in death by his siblings; Imelda Johnson, John Wathen, Frank Wathen, Mary Genevieve Arban, Ignatius Truman Wathen, II, McGuire Wathen, and James Wathen.
Mr. Wathen graduated from Margaret Brent high school; he worked for Leonardtown Laundry for 23 years, then SMECO from 1973 until his retirement on May 30, 1986. Mr. Wathen loved to watch NASCAR racing, football, dancing, telling jokes, and listening to music and spending time with his loving wife of 58 years, his 4 girls, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, his many nieces and nephews, he was also looking forward to the birth of his new great-grandson this year.
Arrangements provided by Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home.
|Dudley, Lucy Mae
Birth: 1920-03-03 in St. Mary’s County, Maryland
|Lucy Mae Dudley, 92, of Lexington Park, Maryland died peacefully on Friday, April 6, 2012, at her residence with her family by her side. Born on March 3, 1920 in St. Mary’s County, she was the daughter of the late Douglas and Grace Tolson Carroll. She received her education through the St. Mary’s County School System. In 1941, Lucy left St. Mary’s County and moved to Baltimore, Maryland. |
On April 2, 1966, Lucy was united in holy matrimony to the late Nathaniel Dudley in Baltimore, Maryland. She was married for 30 years until his death, in 1996. After the death of her husband, Lucy remained in Baltimore, Maryland.
Lucy was a dedicated member of St. Bernardine Roman Catholic Church, Baltimore, Maryland and St. Cecilia Catholic Church, St. Mary’s City, Maryland. She loved spending time with family and friends, cooking and crossword puzzles. Over the years, she would travel back in forth from Baltimore, Maryland to St. Mary’s County to visit family and friends. In 1990, Lucy retired from the Baltimore City Public School System, Baltimore, Maryland. In 2007, she made the decision to move from Baltimore, Maryland and return to her home place in St. Mary’s County to be with her family.
In addition to her parents, Lucy was preceded in death by her husband, Nathaniel Dudley and four brothers, Augustus, Talbert, Charles and Thomas Carroll.
Lucy is survived by her siblings, Virginia G. Porter, Sarah L. Chase, John Francis Carroll, Sr., Helen N. Robinson and Paul J. Carroll, all of Lexington Park, Maryland; two sisters-in laws, Annie and Shirley Carroll; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends; especially, William and Lorraine Sumerville, Hilda Sumerville, Linda Holmes, Anita Fowler and Toni Mitchell.
The family will receive friends on Saturday, April 14, 2012 from 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM in St. Cecilia’s Catholic Church, St. Mary’s City, MD., where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 AM. Interment will follow in St. James Catholic Cemetery, Lexington Park, MD.
Arrangements provided by the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home, P.A.
|Boss, Joseph Henry
|Joseph Henry Boss, 53, of Penn Laird, VA, formerly of Prince Frederick, MD passed away on April 6, 2012 in Rockingham Memorial Hospital, in Rockingham VA. He was born on September 30, 1958 to William and Susannah Dresser Boss. |
He worked for Wittenbach, a Commercial Security Firm for the last 18 years.
He is survived by a son, Christopher Boss and his fiancée’ Ariana Nickerson of Surry VA, his parents, William and Susannah Boss of Prince Frederick, MD, sister Janie Russell and her husband William, of Hagerstown, MD and many other family members.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday April 10, 2012 from 10-11 AM at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Church Street, Prince Frederick, MD where services will follow at 11 AM. Interment is private.
Memorial contributions should be made to either The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society National Office, 1311 Mamaroneck Avenue, Suite 310, White Plains, NY 10605, www.lls.org or Make-A-Wish Foundation of America, Gift Processing Center,P.O. Box 6062, Albert Lea, MN 56007-6662.
Arrangements provided by Rausch Funeral Home.
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