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|Herbert, Larry Michael
|King, Ethelyn Naomi
Birth: 1924-02-18 in Warsaw, Virignia
|Ethelyn Naomi King, 90 of Hollywood, MD passed on June 3, 2014 at Charlotte Hall Veterans Home in Charlotte Hall, MD. She was born in Warsaw, VA on February 18, 1924. She was the daughter the late Abslom Walter Tallent and the late Josie Blanch Tallent.|
Ethelyn was a member of the American Legion.
In addition to her parents, Ethelyn was predeceased by her husband, Harry M. King, three brothers and her sisters.
Ethelyn is survived by her son, Ronnie King, daughter, Chris Hester, 4 grandchildren, and 4 great-grandchildren.
Family will receive friends for Ethelyn's Celebration of Life on Saturday, June 7, 2014 from 1 to 3 PM at Brinsfield-Echols Funeral Home, P.A., 30195 Three Notch Road, Charlotte Hall, MD 20622.
Arrangements provided by Brinsfield-Echols Funeral Home, P.A., Charlotte Hall, MD.
|Day, Rose Marie
|Rose Marie Day, 55, of Mechanicsville, MD, entered into eternal rest on June 3, 2014, surrounded by her loving family. |
Family will unite with relatives and friends on Friday, June 13, 2014 for visitation at 9:00 am until Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 am at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, 29119 Point Lookout Road, Morganza, MD. Interment to follow at Charles Memorial Gardens, Leonardtown, MD.
Arrangements provided by Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home, P.A.
|Rau, David John
|David John Rau, 72, of Compton, MD died June 3, 2014 at his nephew's residence after a battle with prostate cancer.|
Mr. Rau grew up in the Lower Merion Township outside of Philadelphia, PA. He was born on October 22, 1941, the son of the late John F. Rau and Gertrude E. (Turner) Rau.
Mr. Rau graduated from Lower Merion High School and Ursinus College earning a BA in history. Mr. Rau retired from the St. Mary's Board of Education in 1994. He taught for 30 years at Margaret Brent High School and Middle School. He enjoyed farming and growing tobacco on his farm in Compton. He also enjoyed playing pitch and eating crabs. He left the farm to two colleges to create two scholarships for St. Mary's seniors, at Ursinus and Springfield College, MA.
He is survived by his sister, Shirley Rau Freyman, of New Jersey; his brother-in-law, Robert Dempsey, of PA; three nephews and two nieces. He was preceded in death by his sister, Audrey Rau Dempsey, and his brother-in-law, Al Freyman.
A Visitation will be held on Friday, June 13, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at the Brinsfield Funeral Home, 22955 Hollywood Road, Leonardtown, MD 20650 followed by a graveside service at 1:00 p.m. at St. Mary's Queen of Peace Cemetery, 38888 Dr. Johnson Road, Mechanicsville, MD 20659.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1041 Route 3 N. Building A, Gambrills, MD 21054 or the Tri-County Animal Shelter, 6707 Animal Shelter Road, Hughesville, MD 20637.
Arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., Leonardtown, MD.
|Shoemaker, Richard Clyde
Birth: 1940-01-01 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania
|Richard Clyde “Dick” Shoemaker, 74, of Leonardtown, MD passed away surrounded by his loving family on June 2, 2014 at his residence. Born on January 1, 1940, in Lancaster, PA he was the loving son of the late Lillian Hazel Shank and Clyde Frank Shoemaker. |
Dick was the loving husband of Grace Marie Shoemaker.
He was preceded in death by his first wife Ellen J. Abell Shoemaker.
Dick is survived by his children: Frank Richard Shoemaker, (Kim) of Magnolia, TX., Erin Kathleen Shoemaker and Cary Colleen Shoemaker both of Leonardtown, MD, Kimberly Jo Guy (Brian) of Clements, MD., 9 grandchildren: Cameron, Frank JR, James, Johnna Shoemaker, Nick, Preston and Grant Gass, Ashley Jo and Austin Guy.
Dick enlisted in the United State Navy on January 16, 1959, during his service to our county he served for 3 and ˝ tours in Vietnam from March 1969 to June 1972. He also served aboard the U.S.S. Nimitz for one tour for Fleet Air Reserve Unit VQ1 for VAW116; and he earned an enormous amount of awards while in service for his heroism, and dedication to the United States Navy. To name a few: Air Medal for meritorious achievement while participating in aerial flight or for a single act of heroism against an armed enemy, and Presidential Unit Citation for service in a unit cited in the name of President for outstanding performance in action, he retired in June 29, 1977.
Dick was a member of the Leonardtown Volunteer Fire Department from 1980 to 1990, and was awarded Fireman of the Year fin 1981, and remained in the top 10 of fire calls from 1980 to 1986. Dick worked as an Airplane Technician for DynCorp, retiring on March 30, 2005.
He was loved and respected by countless friends, and family.
The family will receive friends on Monday, June 9, 2014 from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm with prayers recited at 7:00 pm in the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home, Leonardtown, MD. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, June 10, 2014 at 11:00 am in St. John’s Catholic Church, Hollywood, MD with Father Ray Schmidt officiating.
Interment will follow in Charles Memorial Gardens, Leonardtown, MD. Pallbearers will be: Clem Johnson, Nick Gass, Preston Gass, Brian Guy, Kenny Scully, and Kevin Abell.
Contributions may be made to Hospice of St. Mary’s, P.O. Box 625, Leonardtown, MD 20650, and/or the Leonardtown Vol. Fire Department, P.O. Box 50, Leonardtown, MD 20650.
Arrangements provided by Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home.
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