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Evans, Florence Rosina

Birth: 1915-12-24 in Springhill, Maryland
Residence: Bel Alton, Maryland
Death: Sunday, December 26, 2010
Laid to Rest: Friday, December 31, 2010 in the Sacred Heart Catholic Church Cemetery, La Plata, Maryland
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Click to see full size photoEvans, Florence Rosina Wills (Age 95) of Bel Alton, Maryland formerly of Washington, D.C. Florence Rosina Wills Evans was born in Springhill, Maryland on December 24, 1915, to the late William Henry Wills, Sr. and the late Matilda Jane Burch Wills.

On Sunday, December 26, 2010, at the home of her loving niece, Dorothy E. Tate-Brooks in Bel Alton, Maryland, Florence, at the tender age of 95, peacefully went home to glory.

She was educated in the Charles County School system. After which, she moved to Washington, DC in her teens where she resided and held various jobs. Most significant was her employment for over 20 years as Head House Keeper and Personal Assistant to the late Ted Kennedy. She truly enjoyed her employment with the Kennedy Family and had great pleasure sharing stories of Ted and his children. She loved Ted and his children very much. Even after her retirement, she was a part of the Kennedy extended family, often invited to accompany the family on vacations.

Florence married the late Amos Evans on July 7, 1941.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her siblings: William H. Wills, Jr., Morton Wills, Charles Burch Wills, Arthur Wills, Samuel Wills, Gertrude Warren, Dorothy Briscoe, Geneva Sample and Suzanne Wills; sisters-in-law: Doris Wills, Catherine Wills-Jones, Emily Johnson –Wills and Geraldine Wills; brothers-in-law: Russell Warren and Floren Sample.

Left to cherish fond memories are her brother-in-law, Charles Briscoe, many nieces and nephews, a special niece, Mary Alice Wingfield who Florence helped raise by sending her to Junior and Senior High School and her cousin and personal assistant for many years, Nancy Muschette.

Viewing, 9:00am, Friday, December 31, 2010 until Mass of Christian Burial, 10:00am at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 201 St. Mary’s Avenue, La Plata, Maryland. Interment, Church Cemetery.

Arrangements entrusted to THORNTON FUNERAL HOME, P.A., 3439 Livingston Road, Indian Head, Maryland.

Rison, James Carroll

Birth: 1939-03-31
Residence: La Plata, Maryland
Death: Saturday, December 25, 2010
Laid to Rest: Thursday, December 30, 2010 in the Christ Church-Old Durham Parish Cemetery, Ironsides, Maryland
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Click to see full size photoJames C. Rison, 71, of La Plata, MD passed away on December 25, 2010 at his residence. Born on March 31, 1939 to the late Mr. Carroll P. Rison and the late Mrs. Elizabeth R. Rison.

He is survived by his daughter; Karen Wash. Brother; Jerry Rison, and grandchildren; Brandon, Lindsay, and Justin Wash.

A life celebration will take place on Wednesday, December 29, 2010 at the Arehart-Echols Funeral Home, P.A. in La Plata, MD from 2-4 pm & 6-8 pm. Funeral service will follow on Thursday, December 30, 2010 at 11 am at the funeral home with the Rev. Joseph Trigg officiating. Interment will be on Monday, January 3, 2011 at the Christ Church-Old Durham Parish in Ironsides, MD.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Heart Association.

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

King, Elizabeth Virginia

Birth: 1915-08-16 in Washington, DC
Residence: Solomons, Maryland
Death: Saturday, December 25, 2010
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Mrs. Elizabeth (Betty) Freas King, age 95 years, died on December 25, 2010, Christmas Day, at Asbury Solomons-Island Health Care Center. She was born in Washington, D.C. on August 16, 1915.

As a child she lived in Glendale, MD, Hartford, CT & Darnestown, MD. She attended Montgomery Blair High School for a year & transferred to Gaithersburg High School, graduating in 1934. Following high school, she apprenticed with Edna Rainey in cosmetology in Kensington, MD & worked at Bill’s Beauty & Barber Shop in Rockville, MD & Ruth’s Beauty Salon in Gaithersburg, MD.

In 1940 she married Donald G. King of Gaithersburg, whom she had dated for nine years prior to marriage. In 1946, they moved to Gaithersburg, living there until 2004.

In 1951, Betty opened her own business, Betty’s Beauty Salon. She was in business for fifty-nine years. Betty also opened the first Beauty Shop at Asbury Methodist Village in Gaithersburg, MD which was a closet sized space. There are now several beauty shops on the Asbury campus. She did the hair of her first Client, Ms. Winnie Allen, for over 59 years, until Ms. Allen’s death at the age of 103.

She was a member & officer in the Gaithersburg Businessmen’s Association, Charter member & Past President of The Soroptimist International Club of Upper Montgomery County, Pythian Sisters, Grace United Methodist Church in Gaithersburg, MD, Emmanuel United Methodist Church in Huntingtown, MD & Neeld Estate Citizen’s Association.

She & her husband Donald, appeared as Mr. & Mrs. Santa for thirty plus years for the City of Gaithersburg, state wide schools, churches, service clubs, nursing homes, MD School of the Blind as well as The Washington Redskins Childrens Christmas Party. She also performed at many schools, service clubs & business functions with a group called Miss Donna & Her Misses, a comedy routine. The money raised from these performances benefited Montgomery General Hospital.

In 1998, she moved to Asbury Methodist Village, living there for five & one half years, prior to transferring to Asbury Solomons Island at Solomons, MD, with her husband, Donald, where they resided for six years. Betty & Donald were married for 70 years in January of 2010.

In September of 2010, at the age of 95, Betty opened her new venture, Betty’s Clothes Closet at Asbury Solomon’sIsland, a consignment clothes shop for residents of the Continuing Care Retirement Community, with all of the proceeds going to the benevolent care fund to assist those who have outlived their funds. Betty was written up in The Washington Post newspaper, the Calvert County Recorder, newspaper & The Bay Weekly newspaper in August of 2010 prior to the opening of the consignment shop which was named after her.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Effie Magruder Freas & Edward Hayes Freas, & her husband, Donald G. King, who died in May of 2010. She was also preceded in death by her cousins Helen Hayes & James MacArthur of whom she was always proud of their achievements on the stage, theatre & film.

She is survived by her children, Sandra King Geest (Jay) of Huntingtown, MD, and Donald Wayne King (Ginger) of Germantown, MD; three grandchildren, Steven Geest, Patrick King and Katherine King Mangus, two step-children, Amy Savage and Jenny Savage, and three great grandchildren, Kyle King, Austin Mangus & Dylan Mangus.

Memorial Services will be held on January 10, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. at Asbury Methodist Village, Guild Memorial Chapel, 211 Russell Avenue, Gaithersburg, MD 20877, & January 12, 2010 at 1:30 p.m. at Asbury Solomons Island, Auditorium, 11100 Asbury Circle, Solomons, MD. Inurnment will be at Darnestown Presbyterian Church, Gaithersburg, MD 20878.

Donations in her memory can be made to The Asbury-Solomons Island Foundation- memo line, Betty’s Clothes Closet, Asbury-Solomons Island Foundation Office, 11100 Asbury Circle, Solomons, MD 20688.

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


Lynch, Bettina Dorothy

Birth: 1929-11-21 in New Jersey
Residence: Hollywood, Maryland
Death: Friday, December 24, 2010
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Bettina Dorothy Lynch, 81, died on December 24, 2010 at her home which she loved with family by her side in Hollywood, MD. Born November 21, 1929 in New Jersey she was the daughter of the late William and Margaret Zachares.

Mrs. Lynch was the loving wife of the late Edward Aloysius Lynch.

She is survived by her children; Tim Lynch (Ginger) of Richland, WA, Jody Gilstrap of Mechanicsville, MD, Nancy Lynch of Nanjemoy, MD, Michael Lynch (Peg) of Upper Black Eddy, PA, Ellen Palmer (Steve) of Bethesda, MD and Joanne (Katharine) Lynch of Louisville, KY. Tina is also survived by her grandchildren; Barbara Drake, Christopher Lynch, Joshua Lynch, Sarah Gilstrap, Zachary Gilstrap, Selah Lynch, Marta Lynch, Aaron Palmer, Ryan Palmer and Maria Palmer as well as great-grandchildren; Carter Drake, Camryn Banagan, Austynn Drake and her cat Tigger, who will miss her greatly.

She is preceded in death by her sister Margaret Pasczyk.

Mrs. Lynch grew up in Nutley, New Jersey and graduated from Nutley High School. She earned an Associates Degree from Fairleigh Dickinson University.

After marrying Edward Aloysius Lynch they lived in California, England, Massachusetts, North Carolina and Alabama before settling in St. Mary’s County when Edward took a job at the Patuxent River Naval Air Station. When her children reached adulthood, Tina took up real estate, and worked for O’Brien Realty for many years, and won many awards among them was being named Southern Maryland Realtor of the year. The family wishes to thank long-time and dear friend Sheila Nelson for her kindness in giving compassionate care to Tina in her final months of life.

A Memorial Mass will be celebrated on Thursday, December 30, 2010 at 11:00 AM in St. John’s Catholic Church, Hollywood, MD with Fr. Ray Schmidt officiating.

Contributions may be made to Hospice of St. Mary’s County, P.O. Box 625, Leonardtown, MD 20650 and Patuxent Riverkeepers, 18600 Queen Anne Road, Rear Barn, Upper Marlboro, MD 20774.

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

Bean, Mary Virginia

Birth: 1927-10-20 in Leonardtown, Maryland
Residence: Park Hall, Maryland
Death: Friday, December 24, 2010
Laid to Rest: Wednesday, December 29, 2010 in the Evergreen Memorial Gardens
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Click to see full size photoMary “Virginia” Boggs Bean, 83 of Park, Hall, MD died on December 24, 2010 in St. Mary’s Hospital, Leonardtown, MD. Born October 20, 1927 in Leonardtown, MD to Herbert Eugene and Mary Lucille Norris; she was one of 13 children.

Virginia was the loving wife of the late Hayden Boggs whom she married in 1960 and they were married until his death in 1976.

In 1992, Virginia married Joseph Bean and they were married until his death in 1997.

She is survived by her children; Greg Boggs (Carla), Steve Boggs (Terri), June Hardin (John), and daughter-in-law Reddy Lacey. She is also survived by her 8 grandchildren; Crystal Bookwalter, Travis Boggs, Joey Birch, Heather Moritz, Carrie Boggs Stephen Boggs, Justina Hardin, and Jerica Hardin as well as 11 great-grandchildren; Ryan Langley, Krishus Bean, Dawson Bookwalter, Jordan Boggs, Logan Boggs, Morgan Moritz, Elizabeth Moritz, Joseph Birch, Jarred Birch, Anthony Birch, and Peyton Birch.

She was preceded in death by her son Richie Lacey.

Virginia grew up on the family’s sharecropper farm on Medley’s Neck Road, Leonardtown, MD. Virginia and her sisters commuted to Washington, DC where she worked her first job. Later she worked various positions within the St. Mary’s County school system, as a custodian and cafeteria worker at Great Mills High School and Esperanza Middle School. Virginia enjoyed crabbing, bowling, canning, reading Danielle Steele romance novels, and she attended Holy Face Church in Great Mills, MD.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday, December 28, 2010 from 5:00-8:00 PM at Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home in Leonardtown, MD where prayers will be recited at 7:00 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, December 29, 2010 at 10:00 AM in Holy Face Catholic Church, Great Mills, MD with Fr. Joseph A. Calis officiating. Pall bearers will be; Travis Boggs, Stephen Boggs, David Bookwalter, Andy Norris, Bryan Swann, and Fred Moritz. Honary pallbearers are; Joey Birch and Brandon Nelson.

Contributions may be made to Hospice of St. Mary’s County, P.O. Box 625, Leonardtown, MD 20650 or the Lexington Park Rescue Squad, 21633 Great Mills Road, Lexington Park, MD 20653.

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


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