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|Fraser, John Alexander, Jr.
Birth: 1949-03-17 in Terry, Montana
|John Alexander Fraser, Jr., 98, of Newburg, MD died February 26, 2015 at University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Center, La Plata, MD. He was born March 17, 1916 in Terry, Montana to the late John Alexander Fraser, Sr. and Hazel Edith Wilson.|
He was a WWII Veteran serving as a Master Sergeant on General Eisenhower’s planning staff for Operation Overlord, the 1944 Invasion of Normandy. Assigned the task of mapping and planning logistics for the invasion, M.Sgt. Fraser was on the “Bigot List” of those soldiers enlisted with the date, the location of the landing beaches and other details. After the war, Mr. Fraser worked in military intelligence and military mapping with a variety of DOD offices. He was happily married to his only love Pearl for 62 years.
In addition to his wife of 62 years, Pearl, John is survived by two sons; John A. Fraser III and his wife Laura of Clifton, VA and James P. Fraser and his wife Elaine of Damascus, MD, three daughters; Katherine L. Lyons of Nederland, Colorado, Patricia A. Fraser Garland and her husband Earl of Boyds, MD and Elizabeth J. Shanahan and her husband Joe of Silver Spring, MD, eleven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Donations in memory of John are requested to The Humane Society of Charles County, Inc., P.O. Box 1015, Waldorf, MD 20604 and/or Newburg Volunteer Rescue Squad & Fire Department, P.O. Box 9 Newburg, MD 20664.
A visitation will be on Friday, March 6, 2015 from 2:00PM until time of service at 3:00PM at Raymond Funeral Service 5635 Washington Ave, La Plata, MD 20646. Inurnment will be at Arlington National Cemetery at a later date. Arrangements provided by Raymond Funeral Service.
|Conrad, Paul Norman, Jr.
Birth: 1929-05-24 in Orange, New Jersey
|Paul Norman Conrad, Jr., 85, of Mechanicsville, MD passed away on February 26, 2015 at University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Center in La Plata, MD. Born May 24, 1929 in Orange, NJ he was the beloved son of the late Paul N. Conrad, Sr. and the late Frances L. (VanDyke) Conrad. In addition to his parents, Paul was predeceased by his daughter, Karen Lynne Conrad; his eldest son, John Norman Conrad; and his first wife, Marilyn Ruth Anderson Conrad.|
Paul was a master Electrician with Local 26 IBEW prior to his retirement. His hobbies were playing the piano, listening to music, the classic radio shows and Johnny Carson. He loved working on old radios, cars and anything else that needed "fixing." He enjoyed having family cookouts and gatherings with friends and family. He was very active in his church and enjoyed spending time with his church family.
Paul is survived by his loving wife, Georgianna (McLaughlin) Conrad; sons, Mark Paul Conrad (Victoria Valentine) and Christopher Van Conrad (Kathi Tiedeman); step-daughters, Robin Joy Windsor (Walter), Laurie Ann Meeks, Patricia C. Whitaker (Rob) and Kelly J. Mattingly; his brother Leigh A. Conrad (Phyllis); and many beloved grandchildren, great grandchildren, relatives and loving friends.
The family will receive friends on Monday, March 9, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, 27108 Mt. Zion Church Road, Mechanicsville, MD 20659. A Funeral Service will follow at 11:00 am at the Church, followed with Interment at the Church Cemetery. Pallbearers will be family members.
Arrangements are being handled by Brinsfield-Echols Funeral Home, P.A., 30195 Three Notch Road, Charlotte Hall, MD 20622. Donations may be made to: Mt. Zion United Methodist Church (or) Dentsville EMS and Auxiliary, Inc.
A Special Heartfelt thanks to the caregivers at Fenwick Landing Senior Care.
|Gates, Veronica Ann
Birth: 1964-01-23 in Riverdale, Maryland
|Veronica Anne Gates, 51, of Mechanicsville, MD passed away February 26, 2015 in New Jersey. Born January 23, 1964 in Riverdale, MD she was the daughter of Robert J. Hutchinson and Leola M. Howard Hutchinson.|
Veronica was employed as a hospital administrator at Charles Regional Medical Center, La Plata, MD. She enjoyed reading, spending time in colonial Beach and West Virginia camping. Her spare time was always spent with family.
Predeceased by her father, Veronica is survived by her mother, Leola Hutchinson; husband, Steven Gates; son, Danny Buckler; in-laws, Ed and Thelma Gates; brothers, Robert J. Hutchinson (Debbie) and Daniel J. Hutchinson (Tammy); nieces and nephews: Jessica Pickens, Danielle, Jake, Bobby, Joey, and Nash Hutchinson; Danielle, Stephanie, Tyler, Morgan, Brayden, and Quinn Ostrowski; Josh and Amanda Garrison.
The family will receive friends for Veronica's Life Celebration on Friday, March 6, 2015 from 2:00-4:00 and 6:00-8:00p.m. at Brinsfield-Echols Funeral Home, P.A., 30195 Three Notch Rd., Charlotte Hall, MD. Prayers will be held at 7:00p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, March 7, 2015 at 10:00a.m. at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 28297 Old Village Rd., Mechanicsville, MD. Inurnment will be private. Arrangements provided by Brinsfield-Echols Funeral Home.
|Bailey, Robert Vernon
Birth: 1968-02-11 in Washington, D.C.
|Robert Vernon Bailey, 47, of Mechanicsville, MD passed away on February 26, 2015 in Anne Arundel Hospital, Annapolis, MD. Born February 11, 1968 in Washington, DC he was the beloved son of Louis and Pamela Bailey. He is survived by his brother Jeffrey "Jeff" Bailey and the family's dear friend Cynthia "Cyndi" Dobelman. He was the grandson of Louis Bailey and Ethel and Kenneth Murphy; Harold Akins and Velma and Max Miller.|
Robert was a longtime resident of St. Mary's County, MD. He loved spending time with his family and friends, enjoyed watching football and NASCAR races and especially enjoyed seeing Kevin Harvick win the NASCAR championship.
The family will receive friends for Robert's Visitation on Tuesday, March 3, 2015 from 2:00-4:00 and 6:00-8:00p.m. at Brinsfield-Echols Funeral Home, P.A., 30195 Three Notch Rd., Charlotte Hall, MD 20622. A Funeral Service will be held at Brinsfield-Echols on Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at 12:00 noon. Interment will follow at Charles Memorial Gardens, Leonardtown, MD 20650.
Pallbearers will be James "Teddy" Bailey, Joseph Bailey, Shaun Bailey, Paul Plymire, Jr, Mike West and Jeffrey Bailey.
Contributions in Robert's memory may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF), 26 Broadway, 14th Floor, New York, NY 10004 or American Diabetes Association, 1701 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22312. Arrangements provided by Brinsfield-Echols Funeral Home.
|Cady, Dana Alan
|Dana Alan Cady, 62, of White Plains, MD, died on February 26, 2015 at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, MD.|
Dana was a self-employed auto wholesaler and was a member of the Lions’ Club and the Moose Lodge. He enjoyed bowling, slot machines, KENO, planting flowers, dancing, and family time.
He is the son of the late Richard Henry Cady, Jr. and the living Katherine Sandy Cady. He is also predeceased by his brothers, Shawn L. Cady and Steven Mark Cady and his sister, Dawn L. Cady. In addition to his mother, he is survived by his brother, Richard H. Cady III; his niece, Christine M. Cady; his nephews, Steven M. Cady, Bradley S. Cady, and Samuel F. Rogalski; his great niece, Christa M. Spalding; his great nephew, Dominick S. Cady; his great-great niece and god-daughter, Ariana D. Crawford; his great-great nephew, Dominick S. Cady.
Friends received on Wednesday, March 4, 2015 from 5-8PM at Raymond Funeral Service Chapel, 5635 Washington Avenue, La Plata, MD 20646 with an additional visitation on Thursday, March 5, 2015 from 10AM until time of Funeral Service at 11AM at the St. Barnabas Episcopal Church, 5203 St. Barnabas Road, Temple Hills, MD 20748. Interment in the church cemetery. Memorials are asked to the American Cancer Society. Arrangements provided by Raymond Funeral Service.
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