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|Wood, Floyd Edward
Birth: 1941-12-16 in Collins, Missouri
|Floyd Edward Wood, 69 , of St. Leonard, MD passed away on December 19, 2010. He was born in Collins, Missouri, December 16, 1941 to Lloyd R. Wood, Sr. and Nellie V. Stevenson. |
He was raised and lived in Missouri until 1984 when he relocated his family to St. Leonard, Maryland. He owned Concrete Forming Systems in Capital Heights, Maryland for 20 years before he retired. He had many interest throughout the years, which ranged from coon hunting to being an avid street rod enthusiast. He was a member of the Summer Nights Cruzers, Calvert County Cruisers, St. Mary’s County Moose Lodge, and Coon Hunter Club.
He is preceded in death by his father and mother, Lloyd and Nellie Wood, and two brothers Lloyd Wood, Jr., and Jerry Wood and was the oldest of ten children.
He is survived by his wife Rose Wood of St. Leonard, Maryland and two brothers, Clarence Wood and William Wood, and five sisters, Virginia Massey, Bertha Jett, Letha Burnett, Rachel Wood, and Sandra Dorrell all of Missouri. He is survived by four daughters; Letha Bryan of Liberty, Missouri. Deborah Bergman of Belton, Missouri, and Anita Ballard of Independence, Missouri, and Sheila Rodgers of Independence, Missouri and two sons, Timothy Conwell of Independence, Missouri, and Steven Sosebee of St. Leonard, Maryland. He was a proud grandfather of 9 grandchildren, Bobby, Jennifer, Kristal, Jamie, Ilea, Miranda, Dylan, Steven Jr., and Jacob, and 9 great grandchildren.
The family will receive friends at the Rausch Funeral Home, 4405 Broomes Island Road, Port Republic, MD on Wednesday December 22, 2010 from 5-8 PM.
Funeral services will be held on December 27, 2010 at the Kidwell-Garber Funeral Home in Versailles, MO.
In lieu of flowers the family suggest donations to either Calvert County Hospice, P.O. Box 838 Prince Frederick, MD 20678 or St. Leonard Vo. Fire Dept. P.O. Box 101 St. Leonard, MD 20685.
Arrangements provided by Rausch Funeral Home.
|Siler, Orpha Josephine
Birth: 1925-06-06 in Jeffrey, West Virginia
|Orpha Josephine White Siler, of La Plata, Maryland, died after a five year battle with Alzheimer's on December 19, 2010 at the Charles County Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in La Plata. She was 85 years old.|
Born the eldest daughter of eleven children to West Virginia coal miner and his proud wife, Orpha had the drive and determination to rise out of poverty. Through the United States Cadet Nurse Corps, she completed the three year School of Nursing at Charleston General Hospital and went on to serve her country as a civilian nurse for the Navy.
In 1950 Orpha moved to the District of Columbia where she found work as a Registered Nurse in Sibley, Hadley and DC General Hospitals and met her future husband, Metropolitan Police Officer Claude Bruce Siler. Orpha extended her hand to help her sisters and nieces leave the mountains for a better life.
While lovingly raising three children in Fort Washington, MD, Orpha worked as a private duty nurse at the Washington Hospital Center, often going home with her patients after discharge. She was a sought after concierge nurse to prominent Washingtonians well into her 60's.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Macel J. and Willis H. White, as well as her husband Claude Bruce Siler Sr.
She is survived by her three children, Sherry Morris of Fredericksburg, VA, Claude Siler Jr. of Lusby, MD, and Elizabeth Schouten of White Plains, MD; five grandchildren Olivia Morris, Andrew Morris, Amanda Siler, Claude Siler III, and Nicholas Schouten; six siblings Raymond, Margarite, Carnie, Annabelle, Willis and Paul White.
A private inurnment will be held at a later date at Arlington National Cemetery.
Arrangements provided by Raymond Funeral Service.
|Lovett, Rodney Terrance
Birth: 1952-01-06 in Key West, Florida
|Rodney Terrance Lovett, 58 of Lexington Park, MD passed away on December 18, 2010 at St. Mary's Hospital, Leonardtown, MD.|
Born January 6, 1952 in Key West, FL, he was the son of the late Rodney and Ruth Smith Lovett.
Rodney graduated from Key West High School, in 1974 he enlisted in the U.S. Army and retired in 1994, after retiring from the Army Rodney went to work as a Security Guard at Patuxent Naval Air Station from 1994 to 1995, he then went to work at the St. Mary's County Court House from 1995 until retiring in 2001.
Rodney is survived by his wife, Sylvia M. Price Lovett of Lexington Park, MD, children; Ternice Lovett of Louisville, KY, and Rodney Lovett, Jr. of Lexington Park, MD, siblings; Edriena Cooper of Miami, Fl, Sonya Hannibal of Miami, Fl, Edward Lovett of Los Angeles, CA, Vernon Lovett of Miami, and Bernadine Lovett of Miami, FL, step-children; Myeka Price of Lexington Park, MD, Tania Aldridge of Lexington Park, MD, Latoya Herbert of El Paso, TX, and Marteea Barnes of Lexington Park, MD, also survived by one aunt Bernadine Cooper and 3 grandchildren.
Family will receive friends on Monday, January 3, 2010 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. in the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A. where a Funeral Service will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. with Elder Anita Chase officiating.
Interment will follow in Charles Memorial Gardens, Leonardtown, MD.
Arrangements provided by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., Leonardtown, MD.
|Canter, Halvor Joseph
Birth: 1953-10-11 in Washington, DC
|Halvor Joseph Canter, 57 of Lexington Park, MD, passed away on December 17, 2010 at Hospice House of St. Mary's.|
Born October 11, 1953 in Washington, DC he was the son of the late Halvor J. and Judith Miller Canter.
Mr. Canter owned and operated his own cleaning business. Hal was an avid softball player.
Mr. Canter is survived by his children; Aaron H. Canter of Piney Point, MD and Lindsay L. Canter of Lexington Park, MD, brother; Robert Canter of Lexington Park, MD, grandchildren; Lillian M. Canter and Benjamin A. Canter.
Family received friends on Monday, December 20, 2010 in the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., Leonardtown, MD A Mass of Christian burial was celebrated on Tuesday, December 21, 2010 at St. Michael's Catholic Church, with Father Lee Fangmyer officiating.
Interment followed in the church cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice House of St. Mary's, Inc., P.O. Box 625, Leonardtown, MD 20650.
Arrangements provided by Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A.
|Bannister, Albert Francis
Birth: 1946-11-12 in Leonardtown, Maryland
|Albert Francis Bannister, 64 of California, MD died December 17, 2010 at Chesapeake Shores Nursing Center after a long battle with illness brought on by diabetes.|
Born November 12, 1946 in Leonardtown, MD he was the son of the late Elijah and Emma (Anderson) Bannister.
Albert graduated from Banneker High School in 1964, and later joined the U.S. Army. Albert attended Columbia School of Broadcasting and became St. Mary's County's number on disc jockey (DJ). Albert was known to his audiences as "Mr. B", "B-Love" and "Mighty Mighty Burner". Albert worked several jobs; Riggs Bank as a security guard, Southern Maryland Supply as an inventory clerk, and at the Naval Electronic Systems Engineering Activity (NESEA) as a warehouse supervisor. In addition to his prominence as the county's number one DJ, Albert's hobby was coaching the Oakville Bombers softball team.
Albert leaves behind his beloved wife of 43 years, Mary Elizabeth Bannister, a daughter, Darlene Elizabeth Bannister of California, MD, a son, Tyrone Francis Bannister (Kimberly) of Mechanicsville, MD, four grandchildren, Chardae Whalen, Travis Bannister, DeAngleo Bannister, and Antonio Wills, three great grandchildren, Travis Lamar Bannister, Jr., Antonio Marcellus Wills, Jr., and Emoni Tiyanna Wills, brothers, Willie Bannister (Connie) of Baltimore, MD, Harrison Bannister (Jackie) of Bowie, MD, George Bannister (Agnes) of Leonardtown, MD, sisters, Agalee Gibson of Baltimore, MD, Emma Greenfield (Charles) of Upper Marlboro, MD, sister in law, Shirley Hebb (Aloysius), brothers in law, Joe Nelson (Evangeline), Francis Nelson (Lorena), and Mickey Nelson (Annie).
In addition to his parents, Albert was preceded in death by his brother, Leroy Bannister, mother and father in law, George and Edith Nelson, his nieces Sharon Bannister and Mary Frances Hart and his nephew Jerome Bannister.
Family will receive friends on Thursday, December 23, 2010 from 9:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. in St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Morganza, MD. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. with Reverend Keith Woods officiating. Interment will follow in Charles Memorial Gardens, Leonardtown, MD.
Arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., Leonardtown, MD.
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