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|Holland, Zakiyah Renee
|Zakiyah Renee "Kya" Holland, 5, of Mechanicsville, MD, peacefully passed away on June 23, 2012 at her residence surrounded by her loving family. Kya was born on September 25, 2006 to the parents of Jesse Holland, Jr. and Lakissha Butler. |
Kya was in kindergarten at Dynard Elementary School, where she had loving and understanding teachers and especially her para-educator, Kathy Shooks. Kya was diagnosed with brain cancer on October 17, 2011. Even after her diagnosis, Kya remained strong throughout her illness. She never complained about being ill.
Kya loved attending her church, Kingdom Tabernacle of Refuge and also her dad's church, Church of the Harvest. Kya prayed a lot. She also enjoyed singing, dancing and playing in the rain with her boots on. Kya was an inspiration to everyone she met.
Prior to Kya's death, she was able to fulfill her dream of going to Disney World. In March 2012, the Make a Wish Foundation made it possible for Kya to go. In addition, for her final trip, the Believing In Tomorrow Foundation made arrangements to send her to Ocean City in June 2012. Kya loved the beach.
Kya, our Angel, leaves to cherish her precious memories her parents, Jesse Holland and Lakissha Butler, her stepfather, Garfield Butler, sister Marion Walker and brothers Demetrious Holland and Jesse Holland. She also leaves behind her best friends Logan Quade, Kamille Gross, Imani Smith and her cousin Jahverius "JaJa' Walker and a host of relatives and friends.
Visitation will be from 10 am until time of service at 11 am on Saturday, June 30, 2012 at Dunkirk Baptist Church, 11275 Southern Maryland Blvd, Dunkirk, MD. Interment to follow at Moses Cemetery, Lothian, MD.
Arrangements provided by Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home, P.A.
|Fagan, Idamae Pearl
|Zanelotti, Jerome Andrew, Sr.
Birth: 1938-06-11 in Washington, DC
|Jerome (Jerry) Andrew Zanelotti, Sr., 74, of White Plains, MD died June 22, 2012 at Washington Hospital Center, Washington, D.C. Born June 11, 1938 in Washington, D.C., he was the son of Jerome L. Zanelotti and Margaret Prestele Zanelotti and was raised by Irving and Lucy Selis.|
Jerry was part owner and President of Elec Con Corporation in White Plains, MD. While his children were young he enjoyed working with the Southern Maryland Youth Organization (SMYO) and especially liked to coach softball. Jerry enjoyed fishing, watching the Redskins, horse racing and playing cards. In August, he and wife, Nancy, would have celebrated their fiftieth wedding anniversary. Jerry was also a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Pomfret, MD.
Predeceased by his parents and sister, Barbara Zanelotti, Jerome is survived by his wife, Nancy K. Zanelotti; children, Jerome A. Zanelotti, Jr. (Sandra), Joseph A. Zanelotti, Sr. (Dawn), John A. Zaneloti and Toni M. Kruszka (Steve); sisters "DeeDee" Hoofnagle (Kenneth), Geraldine Kalal (Paul) and Lucy Walsh (Jack); grandchildren, Curt and Gina Zanelotti, Samantha and Joseph Zanelotti; Bryan and Anthony Zanelotti and Vincent Kruszka.
The family will receive friends for Jerry's Life Celebration on Thursday, June 28, 2012 from 5:00 - 8:00p.m. at Brinsfield-Echols Funeral Home, P.A., 30195 Three Notch Rd., Charlotte Hall, MD 20622. A service will be held at 7:00p.m. Rev. Peter Alliata will officiate.
Memorial donations may be made to the College of Southern Maryland (CSM) Scholarship Fund , P.O. Box 910, La Plata, MD 20646 - or www.csmd.edu\foundation.
Arrangements provided by Brinsfield-Echols Funeral Home, P.A.
|Adams, Catherine Eloise
Birth: 1922-06-22 in Compton, Maryland
|Catherine Eloise Adams, 90, of Hollywood, MD, passed away surrounded by her loving family on June 22, 2012 in Hollywood, MD. Born on June 22, 1922 in Compton, MD she was the daughter of the late Joseph Benjamin and Ida Pillsbury Morgan. |
Eloise was the loving wife of Earl Thomas Adams, whom she married in St. Francis Xavier Church in Washington, DC on July 26, 1941 and who preceded her in death on October 23, 1975.
Mrs. Adams is survived by her daughters; Elaine Wood (Son) and Patricia Burney (Gary) both of Hollywood, MD, and Linda Dean of Valley Lee, MD, 8 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren and siblings; Marie Combs of Leonardtown, and Dolores Lynch of Compton, MD.
Eloise is preceded in death by her son in law Bobby Dean, siblings; Helen Fenhagen, Bernard Morgan, Mabel Meyer, Aloysius (Dish) Morgan, Victoria Schaller, and Theda Nelson. Starting in 1946 she helped in her husbandís business, Adams Auto Service, and was a teacher at St. Johnís Catholic School for 20 years retiring in 1976. Following her retirement from teaching, she was a secretary for Dean Construction Company. Her greatest love was her family and faith.
The family will receive friends on Monday, June 25, 2012 from 5:00 PM Ė 8:00 PM in the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home, Leonardtown, MD. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, June 26, 2012 in St. Johnís Catholic Church with Fr. Keith Woods celebrating and, Fr. Raymond Schmidt, Msgr. Martin P. Harris, and Msgr. Karl Chimiak concelebrating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Pallbearers will be; Bob Dean, Bobby Thompson, Bernie Dombrosky, Chuck Pappaconstantinou, Kevin Hills, and Adam Hills.
Contributions may be made to St. Johnís School, 43950 St. Johnís Road Hollywood, MD 20636, and/or Hospice of St. Maryís P.O. Box 625 Leonardtown, MD 20650.
Arrangements provided by Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home, Leonardtown, MD.
Birth: 1919-07-24 in Springfield, Massachusetts
|Alexander Evashko, 92, died on June 22, 2012 at Charlotte Hall Veteran's Home in Charlotte Hall, MD. Born July 24, 1919, in Springfield, MA, he was the son of the late Efrem Evashko and Mary Grewsky and the beloved husband of the late, Doris J. Evashko. |
He was a veteran of the United States Army. Alex worked as a tool and die maker for many years in Baltimore, MD. He moved to St. Mary's County in 2008. His hobbies were gardening, fishing and traveling, with his favorite trip being to the Hoover Dam. He loved food and spa treatments. He particularly enjoyed his cat, Tiger and his daily trips to Wal-Mart.
Alex is survived by his three children, Richard Evashko of Baltimore, MD, Robert Evashko of Baltimore, MD, and Gwen Evashko of Baltimore, MD, one grandchild; Crystal Evashko of Baltimore, MD; his cousin, Helen Evashko of Long Island, NY, and his loving caretaker, Linda Brown of Great Mills, MD.
In addition to his parents and wife, he is also preceded in death by his three sisters.
Services will be private.
Arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., Leonardtown, MD.
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