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|Welsh, Peggy Sue
Birth: 1954-12-01 in Anoon, Canal Zone, Panama
|Peggy Sue Welsh, 55, of White Plains, MD, died August 12, 2010, at Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD. |
Peggy was a 1972 graduate of La Plata High School. She was a Legal Assistant for 25 years with attorney’s offices in Washington, DC and Baltimore. She enjoyed gardening.
Born December 1, 1954, in Anoon, Canal Zone, Panama, she was the daughter of the late Harold F. Stelzer and the late Lelia Minerva Garner.
Predeceased by her parents; husband, James Welsh.
Survived by her son, Corey Guilliams of Baltimore, MD; daughter, Alison Guilliams of Baltimore, MD; sister, Glenda L. Stelzer of La Plata, MD; aunts, Gwynette Piper of Prince Frederick, MD; Margaret Walden of Pheonix, AZ; Marie Kelly Garner of FL; uncle, Francis Gragan of La Plata, MD.
Funeral Service will be Wednesday, August 18, 2010, beginning at 11AM at Christ Episcopal Church, La Plata, MD.
Rev. Joseph Trigg will officiate.
Interment will be at Mt. Rest Cemetery, La Plata, MD.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Mt. Rest Cemetery Fund, c/o Christ Episcopal Church, P.O. Box 760, La Plata, MD 20646.
Arrangements provided by Raymond Funeral Service.
|Christensen, Mary "Lou"
Birth: 1931-02-28 in San Francisco, California
|Mary “Lou” Christensen née Crockett, 79, of Saint Leonard, died 12 August 2010 of natural causes.|
She was born 28 February 1931 in San Francisco, California to Wiley and Corinne Crockett. She made homes in the San Francisco Bay Area, San Diego, Chicago, Philadelphia, Norfolk, and eventually settled down and retired in Southern Maryland. Throughout her life she worked as a machinist, accountant, logistician, ski instructor, metals broker, and volunteer.
In her retirement she volunteered with Calvert Meals on Wheels and the Calvert Pines Senior Council. She gained as much from her association with these organizations as she gave. She often noted that these were the most fulfilling activities of her life and that the connections she made to the community and with the people here were precious to her.
She was mother to six children including Stephanie Mires, Robert Hunt, Paul Carroll, Marty Skees, David Christensen and Vivian Weaver; Grandmother to Melissa Weaver, Corinne Weaver, Vicki Weaver, Joshua Christensen, Tiffany Christensen, Victoria Hunt, William Hunt, Nic Kulowiec, and Dan Kulowiec ; Great grandmother to Aurora Gibson, and Cheyenne Kulowiec. Mother in-law to Marsha Warner-Carroll , Lynn Hunt, and David Weaver.
In Lieu of a memorial service she requested a party be arranged to celebrate family, life and friendship. Her wishes will be honored and an open house/barbecue will be held at her home on 4 September 2010 between the hours of 2 and 7 PM. Nothing fancy, no speeches, very casual; a time to have a laugh or two and to raise a glass to toast a life well lived.
Memorial donations may be made to Calvert County Meals on Wheels, P.O. Box 348, Prince Frederick, MD 20678 or the Calvert Pines Senior Council, 450 West Dares Beach Road, Prince Frederick, MD 20678.
|James, Glenn Asa
Birth: 1947-05-05 in Chestertown, Maryland
|Glenn Asa James, age 63, of Chesapeake Beach, MD passed away at his son’s home in Edgewater, MD on August 11, 2010. Glenn was born May 5, 1947 in Chestertown, MD to Glenn Thomas and Laura Evelyn (White) James. He was raised and educated in Queenstown, MD. |
Glenn was a life-long waterman and entrepreneur. He was a Charter Boat Captain for 31 years in Edgewater, Solomons and most recently in Chesapeake Beach. He was an advocate for the waterman and the fishing industries of the Chesapeake Bay. Glenn was a member of the National Association of Charter Boat Operators, a member of its Executive Board, a member and past president of the Maryland Charter Boat Captain’s Association and a member of the Tidal Fisheries Committee.
He is survived by his four children and their spouses, Laura Lea Dondeck and Mike of Dover, DE, Leah G. James and Judy of Winter Park, FL, Tonya Michelle Hartman and Joe of Edgewater and Glenn Asa James, II and Emily of Edgewater; four grandchildren Travis Lowman, Haley Lowman, Jessica Gondeck and Kristen Littleton; one brother Tommy James and his wife Jeanie of Pasadena, MD and a sister Joyce Yockachonis and her husband Len of Orange, TX.
Friends may call at the Rausch Funeral Home, P.A.; 8325 Mt. Harmony Lane, Owings, MD on Wednesday, August 18, from 6:00 – 7:30 P.M. with a time of remembrance at 7:30 P.M.
Arrangements provided by Rausch Funeral Home.
Hospice of the Chesapeake
445 Defense Highway
Annapolis, MD 21401
|Crawford, Barry Mark
|Barry Mark Crawford, 45, of Waldorf, MD passed away on August 11, 2010 at Prince William Hospital in Manassas, VA. |
He was predeceased by his parents; Robert Crawford and Mary Jones Crawford. Also by sister; Michele Crawford, and partner; Steven Ritter.
He is survived by his brothers; Robert, Darwin, and Michael Crawford, and many nieces and nephews.
A life celebration memorial service will be held on Tuesday, August 17, 2010 at 2 pm at the Christ Church Port Tobacco Parish in La Plata, MD. Intermet will follow at the St. Barnabas Episcopal Church Cemetery in Temple Hills, MD.
Memorials may be made to the Capital Hospice Attn: Philanthropy Office 2900 Telestar Court Falls Church, VA 22042.
Arrangements provided by Brinsfield Funeral Home.
|Best, Richard Lynn
Birth: 1952-08-18 in Ainsworth, Nebraska
|Richard Lynn Best, 57 of Mechanicsville, MD, formerly of McCook Nebraska, died on August 11, 2010 at St. Francis Hospital in Charleston, SC while vacationing.|
Born on August 18, 1952 in Ainsworth, Nebraska, he was the son of the late Merrill Eddie Best, Jr. and the late Darlene Blume Best.
Rich spent his early childhood helping his mom and dad with their floral business. Shortly after high school he enlisted in the United States Navy where he served for 10 years on a nuclear submarine. After leaving the Navy he became a Nuclear Operations Instructor for PSE&G in New Jersey. He spent several years as a Nuclear Operations Instructor Contractor where he and the family lived in South Carolina and Maryland. Rich was a charismatic man who was loved by many. He was the heart of the family bringing friends and neighbors together over spectacular food. He was an avid hunter, enjoyed fishing, reading, gardening, a handyman, and a jack of all trades.
Survived by his wife, Sara Helen Dodd Best, children, Stacey M. Moreland, Jessica L. Best, and Kevin M. Best, siblings, Sharon Conroy, Carol Best, Jimmy Best, Bryon Best, Ronald Best, and Gregory Best, grandchildren, Kaitlyn, Kourtney, and Tyler, and many other relatives and friends.
Predeceased by his beloved in-laws, Eugene and Sarah Dodd.
A Life Celebration will be held on Wednesday, August 18, 2010 from 5-8 p.m. at Brinsfield-Echols Funeral Home, P.A., 30195 Three Notch Rd., Charlotte Hall, MD where Services will be held at 7 p.m. Interment will be private.
His family requests that in lieu of flowers and gifts that donations be made in Rich's memory to the American Heart Association.
Arrangements provided by Brinsfield-Echols Funeral Home, P.A.
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