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Smith, Dennis Lake

Birth: 1941-05-31 in Frederick, Maryland
Residence: Solomons, Maryland
Death: Sunday, May 01, 2011
Laid to Rest: Thursday, May 05, 2011 in the Wesley Cemetery, Prince Frederick, Maryland
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Click to see full size photoDennis Lake Smith, of Solomons, MD passed away peacefully at his residence on May 1, 2011 surrounded by his family and friends. He was born on May 31, 1941 in Frederick, MD to the late Reno Kenneth Smith and Margaret Albaugh Smith.

He was formerly married to Sandy Smith and Donna Stewart.

Dennis graduated from Emery-Riddle Aeronautical University, getting a bachelor’s college degree later in life while working full time. He was a valued employee of Wyle Labs in California, MD where he was a software applications engineer who traveled the world. Dennis was an honorably discharged veteran of the United States Air Force from 1962 – 1966 and received the following decorations, small arms expert marksmanship ribbon, Air Force good conduct medal and the Air Force outstanding unit award. He was a talented artist, skilled pilot and avid sport aviator, boater and saxophone player extraordinaire who most recently played with the band “Round Midnite” and at various venues around Solomons, MD. He loved art, music, flying, beaches and sunsets.

He will be forever remembered for his kindness, generosity, sense of humor and passion for adventure. Dennis is a past member of the Boy Scouts of America having earned the rank of Eagle Scout, a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, Prince Frederick, MD; American Legion Post #274, Lusby, MD; Solomons Yacht Club, Solomons, MD; EAA (Experimental Aircraft Association); Young Eagles; QB’s member and band member of “Round Midnite”.

Dennis Lake Smith is survived by his children, Darren Smith of Lexington Park, MD; Shelley Sears of California, MD; Belynda Mogge of Lexington Park, MD; Richard Miller of Great Mills, MD and Crystal Lester of California, MD; grandchildren, Shane Weasenforth; Rob, Trae and Grant Miller; Joe Varela, Cody Keister and Emma Lester; a great granddaughter; siblings, Joanne Gardner of Huntingtown, MD; Michael Smith of Myersville, MD; Ronald Smith of Prince Frederick, MD; Susan McDonnell of San Antonio, TX; Melinda Kay of Baltimore, MD; Patricia Gay of St. Leonard, MD and Kathy Penny of St. Leonard, MD. Dennis was a devoted and loyal brother, father, grandfather and friend.

Pallbearers will be Dr. Wayne Rozran, MD; Richard Miller; Tim Gatton; Keith Black; Joe Dodson and Traevon Miller. Honorary pallbearers will be Dan Dawson; Joseph Varela, Kirk Swain; Carl Reichelt and Grant Miller.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday, May 4th, 2011 from 2 ~4 and 6~8 PM at the Rausch Funeral Home, P.A., 20 American Lane, Lusby, MD. Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, May 5th, 2011 at 11 AM at Trinity United Methodist Church, 90 Church Street, Prince Frederick, MD. with the Reverend Charles Harrell officiating. Interment will follow in Wesley Cemetery, Prince Frederick, MD.

Should friends desire memorial contributions may be made in his memory to Calvert Hospice, donations are encouraged on-line at, P. O. Box 838, Prince Frederick, MD 20678 or to The Fender Music Foundation, 28118 Agoura Road, Suite 105, Agoura Hills, CA 91301,

Arrangements by the Rausch Funeral Home, P. A., Lusby, MD.

Clark, Thomas Donald, Sr.

Birth: 1931-07-28 in Washington, DC
Residence: Charlotte Hall, Maryland
Death: Sunday, May 01, 2011
Laid to Rest: Friday, May 06, 2011 in the Maryland Veterans Cemetery, Cheltenham, Maryland
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Click to see full size photoThomas Donald "Donny" Clark, Sr., 79, of Charlotte Hall, MD, formerly of Lanham, MD, died May 1, 2011 at Sinai Hospital, Baltimore, MD.

Born July 28, 1931 in Washington, D.C., he was the son of Edward Francis Clark and Mary Agnes Wright Clark.

He was a Purchasing Agent for the AFL-CIO headquarters. He retired in April, 1993. As a very active member of St. Mary's Church in Landover Hills, he ran the parish Bingo, refereed and coached the Boys Club and CYO, was a past Grand Knight of Potomac Council 733 and St. Mary's Council 10046. He loved the "Sound of Music".

Donny was predeceased by his parents; siblings, Edward M. Clark, James L. Clark, Bernard F. Clark and Robert F. Clark and Cecelia L. Clark. He is survived by his wife, Kay Bussink Clark; children, Edward F. Clark (Teresa), Bernadette M. Clerkin (Patrick), Thomas D. Clark, Jr. (Lynn), Kevin M. Clark (Cheryl) and Brian M. Clark; 12 grandchildren, Cassie, Maggie, Alyce, Derek, Michael, Nick, Matthew, Andrew, Nicole, Tommy, Eddie and Jessica; and 1 great grandchild, Keith.

The family will receive friends for Donny's Life Celebration on Thursday, May 5, 2011 from 3 - 5 and 6 - 9p.m. at the Brinsfield-Echols Funeral Home, P.A., 30195 Three Notch Rd., Charlotte Hall, MD. Prayers will be held at 7:30p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, May 6, 2011 at St. Mary's Church, 7401 Buchanan St., Landover Hills, MD at 9:00 a.m. The Rev. Samuel Giese will officiate assisted by Rev. Isador Dixon. Interment will take place at Maryland Veterans Cemetery, Cheltenham, MD on Friday, May 6, 2011 at 11 a.m.

Donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312 or Multiple Sclerosis Foundation, 10946 Beaver Dam Rd., Hunt Valley, MD 21030.

Arrangements provided by Brinsfield-Echols Funeral Home, P.A.

Pearson, Jim Vernon

Birth: 1923-07-01 in Quantico, Virginia
Residence: Dunkirk, Maryland
Death: Sunday, May 01, 2011
Laid to Rest: Wednesday, May 11, 2011 in the Maryland Veterans Cemetery, Cheltenham, Maryland
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Click to see full size photoJames Vernon “Jim” Pearson, 87, of Dunkirk, MD passed away May 1, 2011 at his residence. Jim was born July 1, 1923 in Quantico, VA to Marshall A. and Rosie (Beavers) Pearson. He was raised in Quantico, VA where he attended public schools.

He enlisted in the U.S. Navy on January 5, 1942 and served during WWII as an Electrician’s Mate First Class until being honorably discharged November 16, 1945. Upon his discharge from the Navy he worked for Safeway Grocery Stores as a butcher.

He married Caroline F. Fisher on August 24, 1945 in Washington, D.C. and they made their home in Anacostia, S.E. Washington, D.C. until moving to Carriage Hill in the Prince George’s County suburbs in 1968 and later to Dunkirk, MD.

Jim was a police officer in the D.C. Police Department, retiring as a pistol range instructor in 1963, due to disability. After his retirement Jim was a marshal at Twin Shields Golf Club in Dunkirk, MD for several years. He was a member of the Stallings-Williams American Legion Post 206 in Chesapeake Beach, MD, the Deale Elks Lodge 2528 and the Suitland Moose Lodge. In his leisure time Jim enjoyed playing cards, telling jokes, playing golf and following baseball, especially the Washington Nationals.

Jim is survived by his wife of 65 years Caroline F. Pearson; daughter Lynn C. Hemmerich and husband Martin of Dunkirk, MD; grandchildren Craig Hemmerich and wife Krissy of Fallston, MD, and Denise Pannell and husband Steven of Chesapeake Beach; great grandchildren Lauren, Dylan, Colin, Caleb and Marina, and a sister Gloria Gowings of Suffolk, VA . Also surviving are numerous nieces and nephews.

Arrangements provided by Rausch Funeral Home.

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Battaglia, Diane Lynn

Birth: 1946-12-18 in Altadena, California
Residence: Hollywood, Maryland
Death: Saturday, April 30, 2011
Laid to Rest: Wednesday, May 04, 2011 in the Charles Memorial Gardens, Leonardtown, Maryland
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Click to see full size photoDiane Lynn Battaglia, 64 of Hollywood, MD passed away on April 30, 2011 at the Cancer Treatment Center of America, Philadelphia, PA. Born December 18, 1946 in Altadena, CA, she was the daughter of the late William H. and Helen E. Shingledecker Anderson.

Diane is survived by her husband, William Battaglia of Hollywood, MD, whom she married on February 2, 1965 in St. Leonard’s Church, Fremont, CA., daughters; Maria Perrygo and husband Nate of Hollywood, MD, and Nicole Wolf and husband Chris of California, MD, grandchildren; Vinnie Battaglia and wife Amanda, Lukas Battaglia, and Ayden Perrygo, and soon to be great-granddaughter; Veronica Battaglia, mother-in-law, Jennie Battaglia, sister’s-in-law; Maureen Battaglia, and Aylnn Brutsman, nine nieces and nephews, and 13 great nieces and nephews, also survived by the children of her heart as Diane was called “Mom”, and “Grammie” by many.

Diane was an Electronic Designer and Manufacturer for 15 years. She managed Interconnect Supply in Santa Clara, CA, was the founder of The Santa Clara Cleft Palate Group, she worked with “The Flying Doctors” of Stanford Hospital, was also on the Board of Directors of the ISIS House in Union City, CA. Diane moved to St. Mary’s County in 1997, where she opened the Do-Dah-Deli in Historic downtown Leonardtown, MD. She loved playing computer games, gardening, the ocean, the San Francisco fog, and being involved in the wonderful community of St. Mary’s County.

Family will receive friends on Tuesday, May 3, 2011 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home with prayers recited at 7 p.m. A funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, May 4, 2011 at 10 a.m. in the Funeral Home Chapel with Joe Orlando officiating. Interment will follow in Charles Memorial Gardens, Leonardtown, MD. Pallbearers will be Vinnie Battaglia, Lukas Battaglia, Aaron Carnahan, William Barnes, Garrett Groeger, and Joey Stalcup.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 and /or Cancer Treatment Center of America, 1331 East Wyoming Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19124.

Arrangements provided by the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home, P.A., Leonardtown, MD.

Tabscott, Quentin Ellis

Birth: 1939-03-24 in Burlington, North Carolina
Residence: White Plains, Maryland
Death: Saturday, April 30, 2011
Laid to Rest: Monday, May 09, 2011 in the Maryland Veterans Cemetery, Cheltenham, Maryland
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Click to see full size photoQuentin Ellis Tabscott was born March 24, 1939 in Burlington, North Carolina to the late Ellis Quent and Flossie Mae Tabscott. He was the youngest and only son.

He remained in Burlington until the early age of 4 when he moved to the Washington metropolitan area. He started his early education in the public schools of Alexandria, VA. While walking past St. Joseph’s Catholic School he noticed that the kids were having a wonderful time outside playing and he also wanted to have fun, so his parents let there baby boy attend St. Joseph’s. It was at this time that he converted to Catholicism and become an alter boy. Not only was he an active alter boy he was very active in the Boy Scouts becoming a scout leader while in high school. He graduated from Bell Vocational High School in 1958. After graduation he enlisted in the Navy and was honorably discharged in 1961.

In 1961, he married Kay and from this union he was blessed with two children, Monica and Quentin. He served as classroom father on several occasions during our early school years. His children would always volunteer his services, even before asking him. He started his career with the Arlington County Fire Department in 1963 and retired in 1992. During his tenure with Arlington County he served as President of Local 2800.

After his retirement he was elected the first black president of the Virginia Professional Firefighters International Association . He served in this position for two terms. This was a great feat considering that he represented 4300 men and women strong. After retiring from the Arlington County fire department he became a Code Inspector for the City of Alexandria. He retired from Alexandria Code Inspector’s in 2004. After which time he began working for Boston Coach as a driver from which he retired in 2010. Quentin served on numerous committees during his career. He also was a firefighter in the US Coast Guard and retired from service in 1992. Quentin was active up until his death with the Alexandria, VA Retired Firefighters and served as their President.

He was predeceased by his parents; and one sister, Imogene Cook.

Quentin leaves to mourn him his wife of 50 years, Katherine Veronica “Kay” Tabscott; his daughter Monica A Johnson (Derrick); his son Quentin C. Tabscott (Heide); four grandsons, Derrick and Durell Johnson, Ellis Bryd-Tabscott and Courtland Brown-Tabscott; the light in his eye, his great granddaughter, Sani Johnson; his four- legged son, Tim; his sister, Mae Vailes with whom he spent countless hours talking about Sani and his hairy son Tim; one nephew Wayne Vailes; one niece, Gina Vailes; his brothers-in-law, James Williams (Pat) and Roger Williams (Roathy); a sister-in-law, Rita Jones; a special friend that he thought of as a son, Keith Young and a host of many other friends and relatives, too many to name.

A Visitation will take place on Monday, May 9, 2011 from 9:30am until Funeral Service time at 11:30am at New Life Wesleyan Church 9690 Shepherd’s Creek Place, La Plata, MD 20646. Clergy will be the Rev Mark Roberson Interment will follow at Maryland Veteran’s Cemetery, Cheltenham, MD Honorary Pallbearers will be members of the United States Coast Guard Honor Guard.

Arrangements provided by Raymond Funeral Service.

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