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|Duke, Henry Alton
Birth: 1946-02-18 in Williamsburg, South Carolina
|Mr. Duke was a self-employed entrepreneur and a Veteran of the United States Navy, having served during the Vietnam era. He loved to shoot pool - shot on many leagues and won numerous tournaments. He was a partner of Cell Phone Guys (business) and was a DJ for many years. He was a proud father of three and married for 39 years. |
Son of the late Willis A. Duke and the late Marie Etta McKnight.
Predeceased by his parents; and one son, Joel Lance Patrick Duke.
Survived by his wife of 39 years, Susan Duke; two sons, Anthony Joseph Glenn Duke and Jason Edward Alton Duke; and two sisters, Sandra Diane Dixon of Pensacola, FL and Gerry Davis and her husband Joe Davis of Virginia. Also survived by eight grandchildren.
Visitation: PRIVATE. Funeral Service: Thursday, October 20, 2011 at 1PM at MD Veterans Chapel (11301 Crain Highway, Cheltenham, MD 20623) Clergy: Rev. Marvin Harris. Interment: MD Veterans Cemetery.
Arrangements provided by Raymond Funeral Service.
|Bateman, Mary Beatrice
Birth: 1923-11-10 in Clements, Maryland
|Mary Beatrice “Bea” Fuller Bateman, 87, of Loveville, MD, died October 13, 2011Bushwood, MD. Born on November 10, 1923 in Clements, MD, she was the daughter of the late Joseph Grover and Mary Gwynetee Ching. |
She was the loving wife of the late Notley “Shortie” Bateman whom she married in January, 1997 in St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Morganza, MD, and preceded her in death on July 20, 2011.
Mrs. Bateman is survived by her children; Danny Fuller (Kathy) and Eddie Fuller (Sharon) both of Loveville, MD. Mrs. Bateman is also survived by her step children; Chester Bateman of Prince George’s County, MD, Robert Bateman of New Holland, MI, William Bateman of Calvert County, MD, Donald Bateman of St. Mary’s County, MD, and Kathy Payne of New Bern, NC, a brother Raymond Ching of Lexington Park, MD, 5 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her siblings; Aloysius Ching, Mildred Lacey, and Johnny Ching.
Mrs. Bateman graduated in 1940 from Margaret Brent High School, Mechanicsville, MD. Mrs. Bateman was a Supply Administrator with the Federal Government for 35 years, and was a lifelong resident of St. Mary’s County. She enjoyed spending time with family, friends, and singing with the “Vibes” group at the Senior Center.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday, October 19, 2011 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM in the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home where prayers will be recited at 6:30 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, October 20, 2011 at 10:00 AM in St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Morganza, MD with Fr. John Caulfield officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Pallbearers will be; Donny Fuller, Bobby Fuller, Wayne Stewart, Bryan Thomas, Timmy Quade, and Jim Bailey.
Contributions may be made in memory of Mary Beatrice “Bea” Fuller Bateman to Hospice of St. Mary’s, P.O. Box 625, Leonardtown, MD and/or Leonardtown Vol. Fire Department, P.O. Box 50, Leonardtown, MD 20650.
Arrangements provided by the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home, P.A, Leonardtown, MD.
|Martin, Hope Moody
Birth: 1919-05-07 in Lincoln, Maine
|Hope Moody Martin, 92, of California, Maryland died peacefully October 13, 2011 at The Hermitage in Solomons, Maryland. Born May 7, 1919, in her family home in Lincoln, Maine, she was the daughter of late Alexis Winfield Dudley and Jessie Ellen Moody.|
She graduated from high school at Mattanarcook Academy in Lincoln, Maine. She attended University of Maine in Orono earning a degree in home economics and was a graduate Cum Laude. For her first job, she taught home economics in Elsworth, Maine. She introduced school lunches there in 1942.
She joined the Maine Extension Service in 1947 and eventually moved to Wyoming in 1949 to work with the Extension Service there. In July 1953 she met her husband, Bruce Martin, and they were married in December that year. They moved to Bakersfield, California for five years where she taught a junior high clothing class. In 1959, they moved to southern California and she taught at South Pasadena Junior High.
They moved back east in 1964 and settled in St. Mary's County in 1965. She worked for the University of Maryland Cooperative Extension Service in St. Mary's County. She earned her Master's degree in volunteerism. Since the Cooperative Extension Service had so many volunteers, she defined each position with accountability of hours served. When new integration laws took effect, she was instrumental in combining the segregated homemakers clubs in St. Mary's County.
Hope was the 1973 Maryland recipient of the Distinguished Service Award by the National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences.
In 1979, she initiated what became the Oyster Festival Cook-Off Contest and in 2004 she was recognized for her contribution at the Oyster Festival and given a special plaque. She retired from the Extension Service in 1981.
She is survived by three nieces and a nephew and was a great, great aunt.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Bruce Martin, her brother, Stewart Moody and her sister Kathryn Moody.
Friends will be received from 9:00 a.m. until 9:45 a.m. on Friday, October 21, 2011 at the Brinsfield Funeral Home, Leonardtown, MD. A graveside ceremony will be held at Charles Memorial Gardens on Friday, October 21, 2011 at 10 a.m. with Rev. Mike Jones officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hollywood Volunteer Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 79, Hollywood, MD 20636.
Arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., Leonardtown, MD.
|Huckel, Jane Helen
|Jane Helen (nee Mallon) Huckel, 74, of Callaway, Maryland died peacefully at home on October 13, 2011.|
Jane is predeceased by her husband, the late Joseph Edward Huckel (the love of her life), her son, the late Joseph Lawrence Huckel and her parents, Michael Andrew and Mary Ellen (nee Keating) Mallon.
Jane is survived by her children and daughter/son in-laws: Jane (Richard) Hoffman, Joanne (James) McGilloway, John Huckel, Jeffrey (Erin) Huckel and Maureen (nee Horn) Huckel. She is also survived by 11 grandchildren: Jacqueline, Joseph, Lisa and Danielle Huckel; Timothy, Kelly and Shane Hoffman, Kasey and Ryan McGilloway; and Olivia and Ethan Huckel as well as 4 great grandchildren Kyerra, Treyvon, Jermaine and Hailey. In addition, Jane is survived by her siblings Mary Diamond, Kathleen Slachta, Michael and Thomas Mallon.
Jane was active in her church ministries by participating in Meals on Wheels, Soup Kitchen and Holy Face Altar Guild. Jane enjoyed reading books, completing word search puzzles, building jigsaw puzzles and spending time with her children and grandchildren. A favorite vacation was spent with her family in the Outerbanks where she was affectionately dubbed "The Queen Bee" by the photographer.
Relatives and friends are invited to Jane's Life Celebration on Sunday, 10/16/11 from 2 PM to 5 PM at Brinsfield Funeral Home located at 22955 Hollywood Road, Leonardtown, MD 20650. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 AM on Monday, 10/17/11 at Holy Face Church located at 20408 Point Lookout Road in Great Mills, MD 20634. Burial to take place on Tuesday, 10/18/11 at 1 PM at St. Cecilia's Cemetery located on Blackhorse Hill Road, east of Cedar Street in Coatesville, PA.
For those desiring, contributions in Jane's memory may be directed to Little Flower School located at 20410 Point Lookout Road in Great Mills, MD 20634.
Arrangements by the Brinfield Funeral Home, P.A., Leonardtown, MD.
|O'Donnell, Richard Francis
Birth: 1951-08-18 in Bronx, New York
|Richard Francis O'Donnell, 60, of Mechanicsville, MD, died October 13, 2011 at his residence. Born August 18, 1951 in Bronx, NY, he was the son of the late Joseph Patrick O'Donnell and the late Louise Marie O'Donnell. |
Richard held dual Master Degrees in secondary education and economics. He was an undergraduate of Iona College in New York, held a graduate degree from Johns Hopkins University and also held an Advanced Certificate in Administration. Richard taught U.S. History, was a Director of Student Activities, and coached Boys Basketball at Chopticon High School until he retired in June of 2008. He also was a former President of SMAC.
Richard is survived by his wife, Maureen O'Brien O'Donnell; children, John Patrick O'Donnell (Stacy) of Prince Frederick, MD and Laura Marie O'Donnell of Towson, MD; grandson, Andrew Richard O'Donnell and brother, Dennis M. O'Donnell (Gail) of Charlotte, NC as well as many beloved family members and friends.
The family will receive friends on Sunday, October 16, 2011 from 2 -4 and 6 - 8 p.m. at the Brinsfield-Echols Funeral Home, P.A., 30195 Three Notch Rd., Charlotte Hall, MD. Prayers will be held at 7:00 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Rev. Rory T. Conley on Monday, October 17, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church, 13715 Notre Dame Place, Bryantown, MD. Interment will follow in the Church Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Glenn Larnerd, Joe North, Hilary Copsey, Ray Sapp, John Settle, Steve Williams, Terry Mumau and Andy Palko.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1041 Rt. 3, North Bldg. A, Gambrills, MD 21054.
Arrangements provided by Brinsfield-Echols Funeral Home, P.A.
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