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|Pitner, William Joseph
Birth: 1938-08-05 in Washington, DC
|William Joseph Pitner, 72 of Bryans Road, MD, died on August 22, 2010 in Lothian, MD.|
Born on August 5, 1938 in Washington, DC, he was the son of the late John and Nellie Virginia Barnes Pitner. William was a union painter.
William was preceded in death by his children, Dawn M. Redford and Donna A. Pitner, brothers, John T. Wilks and Richard E. Pitner.
Survived by his loving wife, Doris Marie Houser Pitner, children, Patricia Ann Pitner, Deborah Marie Pitner, Dale ChristineTomco, Billie Jo Pitner, Doris Ann Fowler, Shenandoah Pitner, William Michael Pitner, Wayne Morris Pitner, Christopher Kirk Pitner, and Patrick Kelly Pitner, sisters, Georgiana M. Baugham, Helen E. Moorman, and Marjorie Fry, sister-in-law, Frances Saunders, 30 grandchildren, and 19 great-grandchildren.
A Life Celebration will be held on Wednesday, August 25, 2010 from 2-8 p.m. at Brinsfield-Echols Funeral Home, P.A., 30195 Three Notch Rd., Charlotte Hall, MD where Funeral Services will be held at 7 p.m. Interment will be private.
Arrangements provided by Brinsfield-Echols Funeral Home, P.A.
|White, Helen Cathrine
Birth: 1932-06-04 in Seat Pleasant, Maryland
|Helen Cathrine "Ditta" White, 78, of Callaway, MD died on August 22, 2010 at St. Mary's Nursing Center in Leonardtown, MD. Cathrine was born on June 4, 1932 in Seat Pleasant, MD. She was the daughter of the late Luther Andrew and Helen Stamp Irby.|
On March 21, 1951 she married George "Buck" White of Clinton at Bell's Methodist Church, Allentown, MD. They had homes in Clinton, Oxon Hill and Waldorf, MD and in 1994 retired to St. Mary's County.
In addition to being an excellent homemaker and mother, Cathrine was a bookkeeper for the Navy Exchange for 20 years at the D.C. Navy Yard and Indian Head Naval Station.
She is survived by four children, Wesley E. White of Hague, VA, Amanda J. White of Crownsville, MD, Kathy A. Fox of Waldorf, MD and Anna M. "Tuff" Hamilton of Lexington Park, MD. She is also survived by seven grandchildren, Ricky, Carl, Angel, Justin, Vanna, Richard and Katie Jo and eleven great-grandchildren, Kody, Sara, Dylan, Rosie, Skylar, Kendrick, Shawn, Nathaniel, Saleen, Mackenzie and Little Jay and two sister-in-laws, June Riddle of Cobb Island, MD and "Mike" Buckler of Croom, MD.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 45 years, Buck, her daughter, Cindy Lee White, her parents and her brother Richard Irby of Bryans Road.
The family will receive friends on Friday, August 27, 2010, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at The Brinsfield Funeral Home, 22955 Hollywood Road, Leonardtown, MD 20650. A Funeral Service will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. by Pastor Dan Moore of Callaway Baptist Church. Interment will follow in Trinity Memorial Gardens, Waldorf, MD.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Callaway Baptist Church, 20960 Point Lookout Road, Callaway, MD 20620.
Arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., Leonardtown, MD.
Birth: 1925-02-11 in Gilbert, West Virginia
|Myrtle Howard, 85, of Tall Timbers, MD died August 21, 2010, at Washington Hospital Center, in Washington, DC.|
Born February 11, 1925 in Gilbert, WV she was the daughter of the late Humphrey Ellis and Brooke (Cook) Ellis.
Myrtle loved spending time outdoors. She enjoyed gardening, crocheting, and spending time with her grandchildren, family, and friends.
Mrs. Howard is survived by her loving husband Charles P. Howard whom she married on April 16, 1945 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Rockville, MD. She is also survived by her two sons, Mike Howard and his wife Mary Ellen of Issue, MD, and Jim Howard and his wife Khriss of Hughesville, MD; grandchildren, Kevin Howard (Jessica), Patrick Howard (Ginger Henderson), Kathleen Raling (Tim), Rebecca Howard, Megan Maletto (Jason), and Anna Howard. Also survived by five great-grandchildren, Kayla, Joey, Emily, Alyssa, and Hannah; and two siblings, Joanne Haynes of Ethel, WV and James Ellis of Gilbert, WV.
Family will receive friends for Mrs. Howard's Life Celebration on Wednesday, August 25, 2010, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., Leonardtown, MD where a Prayer Service will be held at 7 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, August 26, 2010, at 11 a.m. at St. George's Catholic Church, Valley Lee with Reverend Monsignor Karl A. Chimiak officiating. Interment will follow at the church cemetery.
Serving as pallbearers will be Kevin Howard, Robert Burnett, Jason Maletto, Robert Howard, Paul Kalnasy, Ronnie Howard, Marshall Anderson and Sheldon Russell. .
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Second District Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 1, Valley Lee, MD 20692.
Arrangements provided by Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A.
|Jones, Shirley Ann
Birth: 1936-01-09 in Montgomery County, Maryland
|Shirley Ann Jones, 74, of Port Tobacco, MD, died August 21, 2010, at her residence with Hospice.|
Mrs. Jones was a homemaker and the neighborhood babysitter. She was a past president of the Ladies of the Elks, Bladensburg, MD. She was an avid Redskins fan. She enjoyed bowling, dancing, playing horseshoes, reading, watching movies and being by the water. She loved being with family especially during the holidays.
Daughter of the late Leonard Collins and the late Catherine Lathroum Collins.
Predeceased by her parents; first husband, Ephriam Z. King; second husband, George W. Jones, Jr.; brother, Terrance B. Collins; sisters, Katherine J. Johnson; Leona M. Marchese; brother-in-laws, James Johnson and Nicola Marchese.
Survived by her sons, Ronald E. King of Port Tobacco, MD; George W. Jones III (Peggy Robertson) of Port Tobacco, MD; daughter, Sherrie King (James Zagrodnichek) of Nanjemoy, MD; brothers, Leonard L. Collins (Dot) of Frederick, MD; Kenneth E. Collins of Ocala, FL; Al M. Collins of Annapolis MD; sister, Deanna J. Hadden (Tom) of Newburg, MD; sister-in-law, Sally Collins of Annapolis, MD. Also survived by four grandchildren, Ronnie Taylor (Jessica), George W. Jones, IV (Jessica), Justin King (Andra), Allison Stump (Jesse); eight great-grandchildren, Gavin, Avery, Savannah, Raelyn, Cheyenne, Jordan, Reilly and Kyle.
Visitation will be Thursday, August 26, 2010, from 2-4PM and 6-8PM with prayers at 7PM at Raymond Funeral Chapel, 5635 Washington Avenue, La Plata, MD.
Mass of Christian Burial will be Friday, August 27, 2010, at 10:30AM at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, La Plata, MD.
Fr. John Reutemant will offciate.
Pallbearers will be Peter Depuy, George “Buck” Hadden, Gary Hess, Chris Mattingly, Jimmy White, Sr., James Zagrodnichek.
Interment will be at Trinity Memorial Gardens, Waldorf, MD.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Charles County, P.O. Box 1703, La Plata, MD 20646.
Arrangements provided by Raymond Funeral Service.
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