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Spears, Joseph Alexander, Jr.

Birth: 1926-01-28 in Hollywood, Maryland
Residence: Charlotte Hall, Maryland
Death: Thursday, May 06, 2010
Laid to Rest: Friday, May 14, 2010 in the St. John's Catholic Church Cemetery, Hollywood, Maryland
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Click to see full size photoJoseph Alexander Spears, Jr., 84 of Charlotte Hall, MD, known to family and friends as "Joe", peacefully departed this life on May 6, 2010.

Joe was born on January 28, 1926 in Hollywood, MD to the late Idola Marie and Joseph Alexander Spears, Sr.

Joe accepted Christ at an early age and was baptized and became a member of St. John's Catholic Church, Hollywood, MD in 1937.

He was educated in the St. Mary's County school system where he graduated from Banneker High School in Loveville, MD.

Following graduation, Joe began to service his country by joining the United States Navy in 1944. He received an honorable discharge in 1946 and returned home to begin his civilian career by being employed at the local laundry in Leonardtown, MD. While working at the laundry, he met and married his loving and devoted wife of 55 years, Clarice Estelle Whalen, in 1955 and from that union were born two children.

Several years later, he entered into the federal government gaining employment at St. Elizabeth's Hospital in Washington, DC where he retired in1984.

Joe enjoyed playing cards, listening to music, and playing the guitar. His siblings said he even wrote a song which is still being sung today by various artists. He loved baseball, cooking out and telling family stories. He also loved being with his grandchildren. They affectionately called him "Daddy Joe" and he responded back by calling them all "Boy" even if they were a girl.

He is preceded in death by two sisters, Delores Somerville and Margaret Nurse.

He leaves to cherish his loving memory, his wife, Clarice Spears; son, Carlton "Jerry" (Kathy) of Charlotte Hall, MD; daughter, Diane Harris of Waldorf, MD; grandchildren; Monique Ireland of Rhode Island, NY; Delvon Spears of Bryans Road, MD; Tamara Spears of King George, VA; JaVita Spears of Hyattsville, MD; Jamaze Spears of Charlotte Hall, MD; Anastashia and Demetrius Harris of Waldorf, MD; two step-grandchildren: Shaunte Barber of Charlotte Hall, MD and Enga Proctor of Waldorf, MD; great-grandchildren: Ariel Ireland of Rhode Island, NY; Ariyan and Delvon Jr. Spears of Bryans Road, MD; Mikala Barber of Charlotte Hall, MD; and Sheldon Proctor, Jr. of Waldorf, MD.

He also leaves behind three sisters: Blanche Spears, Helena Spears and Marie Thomas, all of Lexington Park, MD; four brothers: Francis "Adolf" of Hollywood, MD; Eugene of Huntingtown, MD; Leroy of Lexington, Park, MD; and Aloyisous Spears, of Prince Frederick, MD; and a host of nieces, nephews, other family and friends.

Family will receive friends on Friday, May 14, 2010 from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. in St. John's Catholic Church, 43927 St. John's Road, Hollywood, MD 20636. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

Arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., Leonardtown, MD.

Ball, Clinton Gerald

Birth: 1958-12-11 in Coalville, Utah
Residence: Waldorf, Maryland
Death: Thursday, May 06, 2010
Laid to Rest: Friday, May 14, 2010 in the Maryland Veterans Cemetery, Cheltenham, Maryland
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Click to see full size photoClinton Gerald “Clint” Ball, 51, of Waldorf, MD, died May 6, 2010, at his residence.

Mr. Ball was a systems analyst for 25 years with Mt. C-SC Naval Contractor Fleet Support. He was a veteran of the United States Navy having served from 1979 to 1985 where he received various ribbons and honors, including the Navy Expeditionary Medal. Between work and travel, Mr. Ball visited 48 states and many foreign countries. He loved music, coin collecting, and trivia.

Born December 11, 1958, in Coalville, UT, he was the son of Gerold and Sharon Mitchell Ball.

Survived by his parents; his wife, Doris Taylor Ball; daughters, Tiffany and her husband Paul Brown of Mechanicsville, MD; Glory Ball of Waldorf, MD; brother, Ronald and his wife Jackie Ball of UT; sister, Teresa and her husband Mark Stolt of WY; and granddaughter, Isabelle Jean Brown.

Visitation will Friday, May 14, 2010, from 11AM to 12:30 PM at New Life Wesleyan Church, 9690 Shepherd’s Creek Place, La Plata, MD 20646.

Funeral Service will be Friday, May 14, 2010 at 12:30 PM at New Life Wesleyan Church.

Reverend Mike Hilson, Reverend Aaron Rummage, and Reverend Michael Rogalski will officiate.

Interment will be at Maryland Veterans Cemetery, Cheltenham, MD at 2PM.

Pallbearers will be the United States Navy Honor Guard.

Memorial contributions to New Life Wesleyan Church, c/o Glory Ball Education Fund, 9690 Shepherd’s Creek Place, La Plata, MD 20646.

Arrangements provided by Raymond Funeral Service.

D'Orazio, Virginia Williams

Birth: 1925-07-25 in Compton, Maryland
Residence: Lexington Park, Maryland
Death: Wednesday, May 05, 2010
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Virginia “Ginny” Williams D’Orazio, 84 of Lexington Park, MD died Wednesday, May 5th, 2010. She died at St. Mary’s Nursing Center in Leonardtown, MD. Ginny was born in Compton, MD on July 25, 1925, the daughter of the late Joseph Henry and Rose Mary (Paddy) Williams.

Virginia is survived by her sons Michael D’Orazio of Washington, D.C, and Timothy D’Orazio of Lawrenceville, GA, two grandchildren and companion Robert O’Donnell and Family.

She was preceded in death by her siblings Vernon Williams, Geneive Campbell and Ruby Dingee.

She was a lifelong resident of St. Mary’s County. Virginia was a school teacher with St. Mary’s County public schools for 43 years until retiring in 1993. Services are private.

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

Scherer, Thomas Patrick, Sr.

Birth: 1943-09-20 in Montrose, New York
Residence: Bryans Road, Maryland
Death: Wednesday, May 05, 2010
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Click to see full size photoThomas (Tom) Scherer Sr., 66, of Bryans Rd, MD died on May 5, 2010. Tom passed away due to heart failure while in the company of his loving wife of 41 years, Janice L. Scherer (Jan) in Clinton, MD.

Born on September 20, 1943 in Montrose, NY, he was the son of the late John and Claire Scherer. Tom enlisted in the United States Navy at the age of 19 and served his country for 21 yrs as a Radioman. Tom retired with an Honorable Discharge in 1983. Tom was an active member of Alcoholics Anonymous in both Charles and Prince Georges County. He proudly celebrated his 16th year of sobriety in March, 2010 surrounded by family and friends. His enjoyments were fishing, reading, model trains, his computer, caring for his pets and family, and celebrating the holidays – especially Halloween.

He is survived by his wife Janice L Scherer (Jan), sons Thomas, Jr. and wife, Claire, of Millersburg, PA, Arthur and wife, Terra, of Indian Head, MD, and Adam and wife, Terri, of Lexington Park, MD, six Grandchildren – Ashley, Donovan, Arthur, Jr., Anastazia, Stephanie, and Madelyn. He is also survived by siblings Barbara of Santa Rosa, CA, and brothers Bert and James of NY. Tom was the youngest of 7 children and is predeceased by his brothers John, Jr., Peter, and Patrick. Tom also leaves behind his loving companions, his dog, Precious, and his cat, Flash, who watched over him very much.

Family will receive friends to Celebrate Tom’s life on Tuesday, May 11, 2010 from 10am – 12pm with a Memorial Service with Military Honors at noon at Williams Funeral Home, 4270 Hawthorne Rd, Indian Head, MD with Deacon John Barnes officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: Bryans Rd. Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 111, Bryans Rd, MD 20616 or any other organization close to your heart.

Dean, Joan Mattingly

Birth: 1934-08-01 in Leonardtown, Maryland
Residence: Hollywood, Maryland
Death: Tuesday, May 04, 2010
Laid to Rest: Saturday, May 08, 2010 in the Charles Memorial Gardens, Leonardtown, Maryland
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Click to see full size photoJoan Mattingly Dean, 75 of Hollywood, MD died Tuesday, May 4th, 2010 in a motor vehicle collision on MD Rt. 235. She was born in Leonardtown, MD on August 1, 1934, a daughter of the late Lester and Madeline Mattingly.

Joan was a 1952 graduate of St. Mary’s Academy. Following graduation she attended secretarial school in Washington, DC, before beginning her more than 40-year career with the First National Bank of St. Mary’s at its main branch in Leonardtown, MD, and then at branches in Lexington Park, MD and at the Patuxent River Naval Air Test Center.

She and C. Russell Dean were married on November 22, 1954 and made their home in Hollywood, MD. Throughout their lives, the Dean’s enjoyed traveling, crossing the nation twice by automobile. During retirement they enjoyed cruise/tours to destinations from Prudhoe Bay, Alaska to the Panama Canal. Mr. Dean passed away March 8, 1998. Mrs. Dean was a member of St. John’s Catholic Church in Hollywood, MD, where she had helped with office tasks and cleaning. She was an active member of the community as a past member of the Hollywood Volunteer Fire Dept Ladies Auxiliary, for which she continued to do volunteer work at dinners and bingo.

A lifelong gardener who enjoyed growing flowers; she was an active garden volunteer at St. Mary’s City at the time of her death. In the past she had also volunteered as a gardener at Sotterly and assisted at Helping Hands. She remained active in retirement, pursuing interests including tap, dance and piano. Joan was known for her beautiful voice and had often been called upon to sing at wedding ceremonies in her earlier years. Many will also remember her for her baking skills, with many cookies, apple dumplings and lemon meringue pies shared with friends. Mrs. Dean was also devoted to her four cats.

Mrs. Dean is survived by her daughter Gail Dean and son-in-law Douglas Lewis of Cambridge, MD; sisters Carol Garner and husband Thomas of Hollywood, MD, Mary Adams of Park Hall, MD, and Angela Ryan and husband James of Santa Barbara, CA; her brother Aubrey Mattingly and wife Victoria of Leonardtown, MD; sisters-in-law Lola Brubacher of Leonardtown, MD, and Elva Mattingly Wood of Mechanicsville, MD; brother-in-law Francis Dean and wife Mary of Leonardtown; MD; sister-in-law Ann Petrisko of California, and and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

She was preceded in death by her brothers Lester and James Mattingly as well as her brothers-in-law George Adams and William C. Brubacher.

The family will receive friends on Friday, May 7, 2010 at Mattingly-Gardiner Funeral Home from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM where prayers will be said at 7:00 P.M. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, May 8th, 2010 at 10:00AM in St. John’s Catholic Church, Hollywood, MD, with Fr. Raymond Schmidt officiating. Interment will follow in Charles Memorial Gardens, Leonardtown, MD. Pallbearers will be Aaron Mattingly, Travis W. Mattingly, Bill Dean, Troy Garner, Dustin Horst and Wesley Brubacher. Memorial contributions may be made to the Hollywood Volunteer Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 79, Hollywood, MD and/or the Well Pet Clinic Spay/Newter Program, 21800 N. Shangri La Drive Unit 16, Lexington Park, MD 20653.

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

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