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|Butler, Douglas Richard
Birth: 1951-11-26 in Laurens, South Carolina
|Douglas "Richard" Butler, 60, of Mechanicsville, MD, passed away on February 23, 2012 at his residence. He was born to Robert Clifford Butler and Minnie Lee (Lyons) Butler in Laurens, South Carolina on November 26, 1951.|
Richard was employed at Washington Air Compressor Rental Company as a Branch Manager. He was a lifetime member of VFW #1627. Richard also loved playing golf, spending time with his grandchildren, and working in the yard and around his house.
He is predeceased by his father, Robert Clifford Butler and his sister, Carolyn Taylor.
Richard is survived by his loving wife, Linda Frances Butler; his 3 children, Stacy Burkheiser (Timothy), Jason Butler (Keisha), of Mechanicsville, MD and Richard Distefano (Cheri), of Charlotte Hall, MD; his sister, Brenda Hodges; his 2 brothers, David Butler and Steve Butler, his 5 grandchildren, Johnathan Kohlwey, Makayla Burkheiser, Jacob Burkheiser, Rachel Distefano, and Rick Distefano; and many other relatives and friends.
The family will receive friends for a Life Celebration on Thursday, March 1, 2012 from 2PM to 4PM and from 6PM to 8PM at Brinsfield-Echols Funeral Home, P.A., 30195 Three Notch Road, Charlotte Hall, Maryland 20622. A Service will be held at 11AM on Friday, March 2, 2012, here at Brinsfield-Echols, Charlotte Hall, MD. Interment will follow on Friday to Maryland Veterans Cemetery, 11301 Crain Highway, Cheltenham, MD 20623.
Arrangements provided by Brinsfield-Echols Funeral Home, P.A.
|Butler, Nettie Annie Mae
Birth: 1945-03-29 in Leonardtown, Maryland
|Nettie Annie Mae Butler, 66 of Leonardtown, MD passed away February 22, 2012 at St. Mary's Hospital. Born March 29, 1945 in Leonardtown, MD, she was the daughter of the late James William Butler and Anna Mae Butler. Nettie was raised with her four sisters, Mary Delores Holly, Mary Lucille Christian, Mary Magdalene Butler and Theresa Ann Windsor and two brothers, William Francis and John Martin. |
Nettie received her education at Banneker High School in Loveville, MD. Nettie's primary occupation was that of geriatric care, better known as elder care management. Nettie enjoyed the process of planning and coordinating care of the elderly and others with physical and/or mental impairments to help meet their long term care needs, improve their quality of life, and assist them with maintaining their independence for as long as possible. In January 2011, Nettie had to retire from her joy of helping others due to her own health care needs.
In the early years of her life during the 80's, she worked at a group home for troubled youth called the "Loretta House" in Chaptico, MD in addition to working as a services assistant with the ARC of Southern Maryland assisting mentally challenged citizens to live independently in a group residential setting.
During the 90's, Nettie worked at the St. Mary's County Developmental Center as a Direct Care Professional serving children with intellectual disabilities in a group daycare program. Nettie also worked as a Physical Therapist Assistant for Gateau Physical Therapy in Hollywood, MD. Of all of her career choices, what Nettie enjoyed most was her private duty elder care management of which she did until her surgery in 2011.
Her health related illnesses lead her to relocate from her Lexington Park residence to Cedar Lane Apartments in Leonardtown, MD. On November 29, 2011, she was admitted into St. Mary's Hospital and spent the last two and one half months from hospital to nursing home until her death.
Nettie is survived by her only child, John (Marie); one sister, Lucille (Lewis); one brother, William Francis (Ann); two grandchildren who were the joys of her life, Candace and Jontue; one aunt, Catherine Young; a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.
Nettie was preceded in death by her three sisters, Mary Magdalene, Theresa Ann, and Mary Delores; her brother, John Martin and her parents, James William and Anna Mae Butler. Nettie's last comments were that she wanted to go home with Jesus.
Family will receive friends on Monday, February 27, 2012 from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. at Our Lady's Catholic Church, 41348 Medley's Neck Road, Leonardtown, MD 20650. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.
Arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., Leonardtown, MD.
|Doss, Mary Elizabeth
Birth: 1934-11-11 in Covington, Virginia
|Mary Elizabeth Doss, 77, of Lusby, MD formerly of Covington, VA passed away on February 22, 2012 in Prince Frederick, MD. She was born on November 11, 1934 in Covington, VA to the late George Dewey and Lucille Grady Tingler. |
She was the loving wife to Linwood Beauford Doss whom she married on September 8, 1952 in Covington, VA and he preceded her in death on December 19, 2009.
Mary graduated from Covington High School in 1952 and moved to Calvert Co. from Kettering, MD in November 1995. She was always a loving person who always put others before herself. She was a perfect role model as a wife, mother, grandmother, and friend. All who knew her will miss her deeply.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and siblings, Gordon and George Tingler.
Mary is survived by her children, Dennis Lee Doss and wife Sherry of Waldorf, MD, Gary Doss and wife Becky of Salisbury, MD, and Kenny Doss and wife Kerri of Waldorf, MD; brother, Benny Tingler of Covington, VA; 7 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren.
The family will receive friends on Monday, February 27, 2012 from 10 ~ 11 AM in the Olivet United Methodist Church, Lusby, MD where funeral services will be held at 11 AM with Rev. Faith Lewis officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.
Memorial Contributions may be made in Mary’s name to the Olivet United Methodist Church, 13570 Olivet Road, Lusby, MD 20657 and / or Calvert Hospice, www.calverthospice.org , P.O. Box 838, Prince Frederick, MD 20678.
Arrangements provided by Rausch Funeral Home, P.A., Lusby, MD.
|Howes, Milton Bourne
Birth: 1923-08-25 in Owings, Maryland
|Milton Bourne Howes, age 88, of Owings, MD passed away at Calvert Memorial Hospital on February 22, 2012. He was born in on the family farm in Owings on August 25, 1923 to James Milton and Grace (Bourne) Howes. |
Bourne attended the former Chaneyville School, learned farming from his father, and farmed the family land that has been worked by his family for more than 300 years, raising corn, hay, tobacco and cattle. Bourne participated in farm preservation programs in Calvert County, and was an active member of the Calvert County Farm Bureau.
He was a lifelong member of All Saints Episcopal Church where he served on the Vestry and on many other committees. He and his friend Leroy Dowell spent many years as the dish washing team for the church’s annual supper. He was also a member of the renowned All Saints Softball Team in the 1930’s.
Bourne was preceded in death by his parents, by a sister Maria Elizabeth Howes, and by his life-long friend Leroy Dowell.
He is survived by his sister Willie Ann McKenzie and her husband William of Frostburg, MD; his devoted companion Laurie Coleman of Owings, MD and her children Stephen Coleman, Jr. of Huntingtown, Jason Coleman of Greensboro, NC, David Coleman of Sunderland and Amanda Coleman of Owings; two nieces and two nephews and their spouses, Nancy McKenzie and husband Ned Landis of Westminster, MD, William F. and Karen McKenzie of Green Spring, WV; Dennis and Shannon McKenzie of Ijamsville, MD and Kathryn Golightly of Ijamsville, MD. He is also survived by two grand-nephews and seven grand-nieces and spouses, Matthew Shilman of Westminster, MD, Jennifer and Jim Toothman of Mt. Juliet, TN, Jason McKenzie of Green Spring, WV, Elizabeth McKenzie and fiancé Josh Ogden of Cheat Lake, WV; Emily McKenzie of Green Spring, WV, Courtney Dickens, Alexa McKenzie and Bailey McKenzie, all of Ijamsville, MD and Allyson Golightly of Ijamsville, MD. and a great-grand-niece, Jessica Toothman of Mt. Juliet, TN.
Friends and family will be received at Rausch Funeral Home, P.A., 8325 Mt. Harmony Lane, Owings, MD, on Friday, February 24, 2012 from 2-4 & 7-9 P.M. Funeral Service and celebration of Bourne’s life will be held 11:00 A.M. Saturday, February 25, 2012 at All Saints Episcopal Church, Sunderland, MD Interment will follow in the Bourne family lot in the parish cemetery.
Expressions of sympathy in Bourne’s name may be made to All Saints Church, P.O. Box 40, Sunderland, MD 20689.
Arrangements provided by Rausch Funeral Home.
|Stewart, Thomas Columbus, Jr.
Birth: 1922-10-11 in Trenton, Tennessee
|Thomas Columbus Stewart, Jr. of Waldorf, MD died on Wednesday, February 22, 2012 at Civista Medical Center in La Plata, MD. He was 89 years old. |
Mr. Stewart was a Utility Worker for 22 years with Sears & Roebuck Co. and K-Mart.
Son of the late Thomas Columbus Stewart, Sr. and the late Lucile Moody Stewart.
Predeceased by his parents and his wife, Vivian Wanton Stewart.
Survived by one son-in-law, Anthony Ingrum of Waldorf, MD.
Visitation and Funeral Service were private.
Interment: By family at a later date.
Arrangements provided by Raymond Funeral Service.
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