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|Kozak, Andrew Frank
Birth: 1950-11-11 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
|Andrew F. Kozak, 63, of California, MD, beloved professor of Economics at St. Mary's College of Maryland, died on October 16, 2014 at MedStar St. Mary's Hospital. Born on November 11, 1950 in Philadelphia, PA he was the son of John J. Kozak, Sr. and Emma H. Kozak.|
Andy Kozak received his PhD in economics from the University of Notre Dame in 1983. He joined the faculty at St Mary's College of Maryland in 1984 and quickly established himself as one of the best teachers on the campus. He was awarded the Homer L. Dodge Excellence in Teaching Award in 1988 and was promoted to Associate Professor in 1991. Andy was the Director of the Honors Program/Paul Nitze Scholars Program from 1998-2003. He served as Chair of the Department of Economics from 2004-2009 and 2011-2012. He represented the College on the Board of Maryland Collegiate Honors Council from 1994-1997 and was President from 1996-97.
In addition to being an excellent teacher, Andy was a scholar who wrote numerous conference papers and gave many presentations. Most recently, he co-authored Markets, Planning and the Moral Economy, a book about business cycles in the New Deal. He was actively involved with student activities, supported sports teams and the economics club, and was always ready to listen to any student who stopped by his office. The students recognized Andy for his support by awarding him the Student Government Faculty Service Award in 1987 and again in 1997.
Beyond the college, Andy volunteered his expertise in urban economies and fiscal planning to the local community. He was a Board member of the St Mary's County Community Development Corporation from 1985-1992 and was a Commissioner of the St Mary's County Housing Authority from 2003-2012.
Andy was predeceased by his parents and two brothers, John J. Kozak, Jr. and Frank A. Kozak. He is survived by his wife, Rebecca K. Kozak, and his stepson, Aaron Boyles; his sisters, Barbara M. Coady, of Warminster, PA, and Ginger Bohar (John), of Maple Shade, NJ; his sisters-in-law, Juliana Kozak (Frank), and Paula Kozak Retzlaff; and four nephews, three nieces, six grandnephews, and two grandnieces.
Funeral services will be held on October 25, 2014, at St. Agnes/St. John Church in Philadelphia, PA. A memorial celebration of his life will be held on December 16, 2014, at 5:00 p.m. at the Daugherty-Palmer Commons, St. Mary's College of Maryland.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to a scholarship in honor of Andy Kozak. Donations in his name should be sent to the St. Mary's College of Maryland Foundation, 18952 E. Fisher Road, St. Mary's College of Maryland, St. Mary's City, MD 20686. Arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., 22955 Hollywood Road, Leonardtown, MD 20650.
|Toro, Betty Ann
Birth: 1948-11-26 in Prince Frederick, Maryland
|Betty Ann Toro, 65, of St. Leonard, Maryland passed away on October 16, 2014 in Washington D.C. She was born on November 26, 1948 in Prince Frederick, Maryland to the late Floyd and Margaret Scott Bowen.|
Betty Ann was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and a friend to all. She had a strong will to live, unwavering faith in God, and was loved by all her family and friends. She always put family first in her life. Betty Ann loved everyone unconditionally, and she never judged or look down on anyone. She had a heart of gold. Betty Ann was an Angel that was sent from heaven and, god has called her home. She may be gone, but never will she be forgotten. The love that she shared is immeasurable, and she will truly be missed by all.
She is survived by her husband, Michael Toro, Sr. of St. Leonard, Maryland, mother of Michael Toro, Jr. and his wife Carol of Lusby, Maryland. Grandmother of Maria Toro, Moranda Berthiaume and Kayla Tackett, great grandmother of Zayne Toro and Terra Berthiaume, she is also survived by her sisters Victoria Hall and Gloria Jean Shelor.
The family will receive friends on Friday, October 24, 2014 at the Rausch Funeral Home, 4405 Broomes Island Road, Port Republic, Maryland from 2-4 and 6-8 PM where services will be held on Saturday, October 25, 2014, 11 AM. Interment will follow in Solomons Cemetery. Arrangements provided by Rausch Funeral Home.
|Ersoy, Charlotte Hall
Birth: 1942-12-28 in Prince Frederick, Maryland
|Charlotte Hall Ersoy, 71, of Prince Frederick, Maryland passed away October 15, 2014 in Annapolis, Maryland. She was born December 28, 1942 in Prince Frederick, Maryland to the late Dorman and Ione Hutchins Hall.|
Charlotte is survived by her husband, Osman Z. Ersoy, M.D. and son Javit Ersoy and his wife Denise. Grandmother of Nicholas, Emily, and Allison Ersoy. She is also survived by her brothers, Robert, Jack, Wesley, and the late Hugh Hall.
The family will receive friends on Sunday, October 19, 2014 at the Rausch Funeral Home, 4405 Broomes Island Road, Port Republic, Maryland from 1-4 PM. Funeral services will be held on Monday, October 20, 2014, 11 AM at the Full Gospel Assembly of God Church, 890 Solomons Island Road South, Prince Frederick, Maryland. Interment will follow in Central Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Association. Arrangements provided by Rausch Funeral Home.
|Curl, Patricia Anne
Birth: 1949-03-30 in Washington, D.C.
|Patricia Anne Curl, 65, of Huntingtown, MD passed on Tuesday October 14, 2014 at her residence surrounded by her loving family. Born in Washington, DC she was a daughter of the late John J. and Anne M. (Protz) Anzelone. |
She was married to the late Richard A. Curl Sr. who passed in 2006. She was preceded in death by a granddaughter Courtney Curl in 2013.
She had worked for Safeway for over thirty years where her last position was Store Manager. After leaving Safeway she worked as an Assistant Manager for Office Depot for seven years retiring in May of 2013.
She enjoyed traveling, going to the beach, and attending car shows.
She is survived by two children, a son Richard A. Curl Jr. and a daughter Patrice A. Sweeney(Christian), four grandchildren, Brittany and Peyton Curl and Alexis and Brooke Sweeney, a brother Michael Anzelone and a sister Carla Anzalone.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Calvert County Hospice, P.O. Box 838, Prince Frederick, MD 20678 or the Susan G. Komen Foundation, P.O. Box 650309, Dallas, TX 75265-0309. Arrangements provided by Lee Funeral Home.
|Shatzer, Bernard Ray, Jr.
Birth: 1948-04-18 in Washington, D.C.
|Bernard “Bernie” “Ray” Shatzer, Jr., of Huntingtown , MD, passed away on Tuesday, October 14, 2014, at the age of 66. |
Bernie was born on April 18, 1948, in Washington, DC to Dorothy (Sullivan) and Bernard “R. Shatzer, Sr. He attended DuVal High School in Greenbelt, MD, graduating in 1966. He attended Mars Hill College in Mars Hill, NC. Bernie joined the U. S. Army and became a marksman and sharpshooter.
In 1981, Bernie married the love of his life, Susan M. Beach. He worked for the Metropolitan Police Department for 26 years, retiring in 1996. He then worked for 19 years at the Alexandria Federal Courthouse as a CSO.
Bernie enjoyed music and was a D.J., he also enjoyed hand dancing. He was a huge Washington Redskins fan and Chicago White Sox fan. His most enjoyable times were spent with his family.
Bernie was the beloved husband of Susan (Beach) Shatzer, the loving father of Samantha and Michael Shatzer, and devoted grandfather of Cole Shatzer. He is also survived by three sisters, Mary “Ginger” Day, Jody Cornwell, Sandra Holmes and many other family and friends.
Arrangements provided by Lee Funeral Home.
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