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|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.
|Ridgell, George Frederick
Birth: 1940-03-04 in St. Mary's County, Maryland
|George Frederick Ridgell, 70 of Scotland, MD passed away on August 11, 2010 at his residence.|
Born March 4, 1940 in St. Mary's County, MD, he was the son of the late Joseph A. and Cecilia P. Ridgell.
George was a life long resident of St. Mary's County, MD. He served in the U.S. Air Force from 1962 to 1966. He was a Firefighter for the Federal Government. George was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church, Ridge Volunteer Fire Department and the American Legion- Post 235.
George is survived by his wife Joyce Ann Ridgell of Scotland, MD, siblings; Catherine P. Dean of Scotland, MD, Gregory T. Ridgell of Mechanicsville, MD, Florence S. Wolf of Scotland, MD, Eleanor J. Tippett of Leonardtown, MD and Clara Norris of Leonardtown, MD.
Family will receive friends on Tuesday, August 17, 2010 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. in St. Michael's Catholic Church where a Memorial Mass will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. with Monsignor Karl Chimiak and Father Joseph Bayne officiating.
Interment will be private.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of St. Mary's, Inc., P.O. Box 625, Leonardtown, MD 20650 and/or the Ridge Volunteer Rescue Squad, P.O. 456, Ridge, MD 20680
Arrangements provided by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A.
|Mercer, Delores Marie
Birth: 1930-10-18 in Union Town, Pennsylvania
|Dolores Marie Mercer, 79 of Lexington Park, MD died August 11, 2010 at St. Mary's Hospital.|
Born October 18, 1930 in Union Town, PA she was the daughter of the late Frank James and Gladys (Yaunger) James.
Dolores previously worked in a Hallmark Store and retired from Sears & Roebuck. She enjoyed meeting people, arts and crafts and gardening. She was a devoted mother and grandmother and loved to can jams and jellies.
Dolores is survived by her children, Charlene Knott of Great Mills, MD, Sharon Boudreau of NH, Gary Mercer of Glen St. Mary's, FL, and Huey Mercer of Waycross, GA, nine grandchildren, and twelve great grandchildren. She is also survived by the children of her life long companion, the late George C. Hopkins, who she helped raise. They are Linda Hopkins of FL, and Georgie Hopkins of WA. She is survived by her siblings, Jerri Salyers of LaPlata, MD, Joyce Mathis of Ellicott City, MD, Patty Broskey of Kiesterville, PA, Vicki Foy of Frederick, MD, Debbie Buxmann, and Benny Weaver of New Windsor, MD.
She was preceded in death by her brothers, Bud James and Harold James.
Family will receive friends for Dolores's Life Celebration on Saturday, August 14, 2010 from 9:30 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. in the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., 22955 Hollywood Road, Leonardtown, MD 20650. A funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Interment will follow in Immaculate Heart of Mary Cemetery, Lexington Park, MD.
Contributions may be made to the Lexington Park Volunteer Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 339, Lexington Park, MD 20653.
Arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., Leonardtown, MD.
|Denney, Lena Marie
Birth: 1935-07-22 in St. George Island, Maryland
|Lena Marie Denney, 75, of Piney Point died Aug. 11, 2010, at home.|
Born July 22, 1935 on St. George Island, she was the daughter of the late Eva Estelle Poe and Albert "Potsy" Poe.
Also known as "Baby Lena," she completed the eighth grade. She married Jesse Austin Denney on July 5, 1968. She was a homemaker. She enjoyed crafts, camping and traveling and family cookouts. She loved having her family around her and enjoyed knick-knacks, flowers, hummingbirds and cardinals. She was most proud of her children. She will be remembered as gentle, sweet, loving, vibrant, family-oriented and beautiful "inside and out."
She was preceded in death by her siblings, Webster Poe, Myrtle Russell, Franklin "Toadie" Poe, Roland Poe and Mary Edna Poe; and her son, Dale Jerome Moore.
She is survived by her brother, Robert Poe; her stepbrothers, Lance Denney of New York and Jesse Denney III of Las Vegas; her daughters, Mary Edna Norris of Old Town, Fla., and Muriel Estelle Willis of Hollywood; her son, Glen Walter Denney of Mechanicsville; her daughters-in-law, Jane Moore of Mechanicsville and Gina Denney of Mechanicsville; her sons-in-law, Mark Norris of Old Town and Richard Willis of Hollywood; her grandchildren, Dwayne Norris, Jackie Norris, Dale Moore Jr., Joshua Moore, Tanya Bottorf, Mindy Sue Moore, Lucas Denney, Shane Austin-LeRoy Bottorf, Jessica N. Denney, Jessica G. Denney, Justin Moore, Tayler Denney and Kylee Denney; and three great-grandchildren.
A service will be held Aug. 19 at 11 a.m. at St. George Catholic Church in Valley Lee with a repast at St. George Island Improvement Association Building on St. George Island. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of St. Mary's.
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