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Cooke, William Apperson
Birth: Saturday, July 04, 1925
Residence: Solomons, Maryland
Death: Saturday, July 19, 2014 at the age of 89
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William Apperson Cooke, age 89, of Solomons, Maryland formerly of Accokeek, Maryland and Franconia, Virginia passed away Saturday, July 19, 2014 at his home with his family by his side.

His wife of 56 years, Glenna Molleur Cooke passed away in 2006. He is the loving father of Diane Ruth Boyd and her husband John, Dawn Adelyn Miller and William James Cooke. He is also survived by 8 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren, a brother Robert George Cooke and a sister Beverly Ann Lordi. He was predeceased by a brother, James David Cooke and a sister Jacquline Walker.

Mr. Cook retired from the U.S. Navy in 1964 and then went to work for the U.S. Census Bureau retiring in 1983. Mr. Cooke then served as a consultant to the federal government for a few more years.

He was quite a master craftsman and handyman and enjoyed doing mechanical work on his cars. Other interests included gardening, camping and traveling. He especially enjoyed his cruises to Hawaii and watching baseball. You could find Mr. Cooke strumming his 12 string guitar and playing beautiful music. He was also a member of the VFW Post 9619, Morningside.

Arrangements provided by Lee Funeral Home.

Wood, Harold Eugene
Birth: Tuesday, April 25, 1944
Residence: Mechanicsville, Maryland
Death: Friday, July 18, 2014 at the age of 70
Laid to Rest: Thursday, July 24, 2014 in the St. Joseph’s Catholic Church Cemetery, Pomfret, Maryland
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Harold Eugene Wood of Mechanicsville, MD died on July 18, 2014 at his residence. He was 70 years old.

Harold worked for the State Highway Administration for 44 years until he retired in 2010.

He was a well-dedicated and loving person. He was always working outside and doing all sorts of things. He loved watching the Redskins game to the end. Harold was well known and loved by his family and friends. There was nothing Harold wouldn't do to help others. We are all going to miss him dearly.

He is the son of the late Francis Wood and the late Mary C. Woodland Wood. He was also predeceased by his sisters, Virginia Mae Wood, Annie B. Thomas, and Lucy Wood and his brother, Bernard Wood.

He is survived by his wife of 30 years, Lorraine Wood; his sons, Howard Leon Wood, Eddie Wood, John Wood, and Michael Wood; and his daughters, Eunice Marie Proctor and her husband George, Barbara Jean Wood, Jessica Marie Johnson, and Janice Marie Proctor. He is also survived by 17 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild.

Friends received on Thursday, July 24, 2014 from 10AM until the Mass of Christian Burial at 11AM at the St. Joseph's Catholic Church, 4590 St. Joseph Way, Pomfret, MD 20675. Interment in the church cemetery.

Arrangements by Raymond Funeral Service in La Plata, MD.

Monarchi, Giovanni
Birth: Wednesday, June 07, 1933 in Ashland, West Virginia
Residence: Callaway, Maryland
Death: Thursday, July 17, 2014 at the age of 81
Laid to Rest: Wednesday, July 23, 2014 in the Woodlawn Memorial Regis Park, Bluefield, West Virginia
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Giovanni "Johnny" Monarchi, 81, of Callaway, MD formerly of Ashland, WV passed away on July 17, 2014 in Callaway, MD. Born June 7, 1933 in Ashland, WV, he was the son of the late Guisippi Joseph and Antoinette Quadtrone Monarchy.

Johnny is survived by his wife Regina Price Monarchy of Callaway, MD, whom he married on March 1, 1985 in Leonardtown, MD, children; Marquetta (Jim) Gerety of Annapolis, MD, Annette Monarchy of Bowie, MD, stepchildren, Michael (Cecelia) Price and William (Cherry) Price both of Leonardtown, MD, siblings, Helen Wynne of Fredericksburg, VA, and Rosie Wynne of Norfolk, VA, 8 grandchildren, Tonya Jones, Brandy Nelson, Mikey Price, Jamie Price, Candy Rayle, Ricky Hammett, Steve Hammett and Kathy Redman and 17 great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, Johnny was preceded in death by his siblings, Lena Kafcas, Josephine Caprini, Nancy Neal, Delores Monarchy, Albert Monarchy, Tony Monarchy and Teddy Monarchy and Step-daughter Peggy Price.

Johnny graduated from Norfolk High school in 1950. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War from 1953 to 1955 earning the National Defense Service Medal, the Good Conduct Medal and the Army Occupation Medal (Germany) he was also in the reserves for 8 years. Johnny was an Auto Parts Manager for the Ford Motor Company retiring in 1990, he was a member of the Mechanicsville Moose Lodge, Johnny enjoyed horseshoes, hunting and fishing.

The family will receive friends on Sunday, July20, 2014 from 2:00PM to 5:00PM with prayers recited at 3:00PM in the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home, P.A., Leonardtown, MD. A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, July 23, 2014 in the Woodlawn Memorial Regis Park, Bluefield, WV. Pallbearers will be, Michael Price, Jerry Lambert, Jeff MaCauley, William Price and Billy MaCauley.

Arrangements provided by Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home.

Rye, Delbert
Birth: Tuesday, December 29, 1931 in Nanjemoy, Maryland
Residence: Nanjemoy, Maryland
Death: Thursday, July 17, 2014 at the age of 82
Laid to Rest: in the Nanjemoy Baptist Church Cemetery
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Delbert Rye, age 82, of Nanjemoy, MD died at home on July 17, 2014. He was born in Nanjemoy, MD on December 29, 1931.

Delbert was the son of the late Frank Adrian Rye and Nora Izetta Kendrick Rye. He was predeceased by his daughter, Debra Sue Greene Howe and 13 older brothers and sisters.

He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Mary Sue Palmer Rye; his sons, Bruce Wayne Rye, Kerry Frank Rye and his wife Amy Elizabeth and Kent William Rye and his wife Diana Thompson; 10 grandchildren, Wendy Owen, Amy Rye, Ben Greene, Steve Rye, Beth Greene, Lauren Rye, Tyler Rye, Katelyn Rye, Jake Rye, and Molly Rye; and three great-grandchildren, Justin Owen, Joey Owen, and Brayden Catlett.

Delbert was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, co-owned a floor sanding business with his brother Jesse, worked as a grounds keeper for the Charles County Government, and was a maintenance technician for the Charles County Library.

He was a devout Christian and deacon who taught Sunday School. He served on and led many committees, including the Cross Building Team that built 246 crosses for the Crosses Across America Ministry. Delbert loved the Lord and led many to Christ through his love, service, and example to others.

In his younger years, Delbert loved to play church league softball, yet his favorite pastime was planting, tending, and harvesting his large vegetable garden at his home in Nanjemoy. He enjoyed his self-service vegetable stand and loved to give away his surplus crops. Delbert was a caring family-oriented gentleman who loved to socialize with his friends and family. He had a great sense of humor and a fun-loving positive personality throughout his entire life. Delbert's friendship will be sorely missed by all.

Family and friends were received on Sunday, July 20, 2014 from 2-4PM and 6-8PM with a Prayer Service at 7PM at the Raymond Funeral Service Chapel, 5635 Washington Avenue, La Plata, MD 20646 with a Funeral Service on Monday, July 21, 2014 at 11AM. Interment was at the Nanjemoy Baptist Church Cemetery.

For those desiring, contributions in memory of Delbert may be directed to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (, Donor Services, PO Box 4072, Pittsfield, MA 01202 or Chicamuxen United Methodist Church, PO Box 2338, La Plata, MD 20646.

Arrangements provided by Raymond Funeral Service.

Watson, Robert Vernon
Birth: Sunday, April 29, 1951 in Prince Frederick, Maryland
Residence: Prince Frederick, Maryland
Death: Thursday, July 17, 2014 at the age of 63
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Robert Vernon "Bobby" Watson, 63, of Prince Frederick passed away July 17, 2014 at Calvert Memorial Hospital. He was born April 29, 1951 in Prince Frederick to Robert Edward and Jacqueline Louise (Bittner) Watson.

Bobby was primarily raised in Maryland and lived in Minnesota through elementary school. He came back to Maryland, where he attended Southern Middle and High School. He was an avid sports fan, and loved the Minnesota Vikings and Twins. He also enjoyed bowling, westerns, Elvis and Johnny Carson.

Bobby was preceded in death by his father Pete Watson. He is survived by his mother Jacqueline L. Watson; sisters Judith A. "Judy" Neiswenter and husband David of San Angelo, TX, Deborah J. "Debbie" Dickerman of Deale, and Victoria L. Avila "Vicki" and husband Ralph of Roseville, CA; brothers Peter Michael "Mike" Watson, Sr. and wife Carole of Leonardtown, and Daniel E. Watson and wife Rebecca of Harwood, numerous nieces and nephews and his caregiver Alice Brooks.

Arrangements provided by Rausch Funeral Home.

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