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|Petrella, Constance Mary
Birth: 1933-10-11 in New London, Connecticut
|Mrs. Petrella was a Sales Representative for 30 years with Avon Cosmetics, where she received many Top Seller awards, and a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Newport, MD. She was an outstanding mother and cook; always creating new recipes. She was a very outgoing individual and loved her dogs, especially “Nicky.” In her early years, she was a Telephone Operator who was later selected to be the Operator at the Submarine Base in New London, CT. |
She was daughter of the late Daniel Spellman and the late Madeline Carkin
She was predeceased by her parents; one son, Michael E. Petrella; one brother, Daniel Spellman; and two sisters, Lorraine Uskovich and Barbara Cavanaugh.
She is survived by her husband of 56 years, Emanuel Petrella; one son, John D. (Cynthia) Petrella of Boydes, MD; and three daughters, Constance M. (Frank) Norton of Upper Marlboro, MD, Patricia A. (Ray) Reinhart of Bowie, MD, and Mary Ellen (Scott) Lenhart of Stafford, VA. Also survived by five grandchildren, Ryan, Justin, Ali, Calvin, and Sam, and one great-grandchild, Kimberly.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be on Thursday, December 9, 2010 at 11am at St. Mary’s Catholic Church - Newport, 11555 St. Mary’s Church Road, Charlotte Hall, MD 20622.
Clergy will be Father Mark Ervin.
Interment will follow at St. Mary’s Catholic Church Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Calvin, Sam, and John Patrella, Scott Lenhart, and Ray Reinhart.
Arrangements provided by Raymond Funeral Service.
|Kearney, Michael Timothy
Birth: 1939-06-25 in Washington, DC
|Michael "Tim" Timothy Kearney, 71 of Mechanicsville, MD died on December 6, 2010 at University Hospital of VA, Charlottesville, VA. Born in Washington D.C. on June 25, 1939, he was the son of the late Francis Martin and Ester Louise Angrick Peacock. |
Tim graduated from Carlisle College in Carlisle, PA. He was a Used Car Salesmen for 45 years and also a commercial crabber. He loved crabbing.
Survived by his wife, Margaret Ann "Cakes" Buckler, Children, Michael Kearney, Shannon Kearney, Sean Kearney, Ricky Buckler (Heather) of Mechanicsville, Dale Buckler Sr. of Mechanicsville, Melissa Quade (Tommy) of Charlotte Hall, Betsy Terrell (Ray) of Mechanicsville, Jay Buckler (Katie) of Broadway, VA , and Bobbie Jo Gass (Josh) of Bushwood. Grandchildren, Joey , Candi, Dale, Jr., Shyanne, Lisa, Amanda, Hollie, Anthony, Troy, Ryan, Olivia, Jayson, Tyler, and "Pops' adorable little girl", Brianna whom he loved very much. One great-grandchild, Jordan, and many other relatives and friends.
A memorial service will be held at All Faith Episcopal Church (38885 New Market Turner Road) in Mechanicsville, MD Sunday December 12th @ 1pm.
Brinsfield-Echols Funeral Home, P.A., Charlotte Hall, MD provided arrangements.
|Harry, Mary Elizabeth
Birth: 1954-05-27 in Baltimore, Maryland
|Mary Elizabeth "MB" Harry, 56, of Cove Point died on December 5 at her home after a courageous year with the diagnosis of pancreatic cancer. She was born to Charles Rudolph and Mary Evelyn Bolton Geilfuss on May 27, 1954 in Baltimore, MD. |
She married Donald Harry on November 17, 1984 in Baltimore and moved to Cove Point in 1992.
She graduated from Mercy High School in Baltimore and attended Frostburg State. She graduated from the Maryland Institute College of Art following her passion for art and becoming a professional artist creating naturalistic paintings, with at times whimsical touches. She was classical trained, but believed art should not be taken so serious.
She was a member of the CalvArt Gallery and the Escape Art group and volunteered at Ann Marie Gardens & Sculpture Park. Her work has been shown at galleries in Baltimore, MD; Florida and around Calvert County. She painted custom murals through her business Lone Palm Murals, painting in homes around Maryland and created a mural for Mt. Harmony Elementary School in Owings, MD.
She volunteered her artistic talents to charitable causes and painted murals for sick children through Make-A-Wish Foundation. Recently her illustrations were published in the children's book "Bay Babies," which she dedicated to her two granddaughters. She had a heart for animaIs, adopting rescued dogs and cats and few times took in stray cats.
She traveled with her husband to the Hawaiian and Caribbean Islands and the Florida Keys several times, but her favorite place was at their beach house at Cove Point, entertaining family and friends. She enjoyed being at the beach whether walking, collecting “treasures” or just relaxing. Her kind and loving spirit will be sadly will be sadly missed by those who were fortunate to have known her.
She is survived by her husband Don Harry, daughter Shannon Fox and granddaughters Kayla and Megan all of Manhasset, NY, sisters Judy Dodson and her husband Jim of Baltimore, MD; Jean Brown and Kathy Strine both of Sparks, MD; brothers John Geilfuss and his wife Angie of Baltimore, MD and Tom Geilfuss and his wife Jane of Dover, DE; nieces Ginny, Katie, Susie and Jenny and nephews Dave, Chris, Greg, John and Tom.
The family will receive friends on Thursday, December 9, at 10:00 AM at Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Church, 225 Alexander Lane, Solomons, MD where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 AM. Father Richard Gardiner, Father Joe and Pastor Gerry Headley officiating. Interment will be private.
Should friends desire contributions may be made in her memory to Calvert Animal Welfare League, CAWL, P.O. Box 1660, Prince Frederick, MD 20678, Arts Council of Calvert County, 110 Solomons Island Road, Prince Frederick, MD 20678 and Calvert Hospice, www.calverthospice.org, P.O. Box 883, Prince Frederick, MD 20678.
Arrangements by Rausch Funeral Home, P. A., Lusby, MD.
|Perez, Luz Angelica
Birth: 1943-06-19 in Santiago, Chile
|Luz Angelica Perez, 67, of La Plata, MD passed from this world to the next on Sunday, December 5, 2010 at Civista Medical Center. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and friend. Born on June 19, 1943 in Santiago, Chile, South America. The only daughter of Antonio and Luz Quiroga. She had an older brother David Quiroga who preceded her death, and the younger brother, Sergio Quiroga who still resides in Santiago, Chile. |
She married her one and only true love, Sergio Abraham Perez who preceded her in death by 11 years. Together they had three children. Sergio A. Perez, Jr., Marie Luz Perez, Cynthia Perez Welsh.
She and her husband, along with her 2 young children immigrated to the United States in 1970. She resisted learning the language for several years before coming to the realization that America would be her new home. Once she started this new path, never looking back, she attended night school to help her learn English and transition into this new American way. Though she lived in America twice as long as she did in Chile, she never lost her adorable accent. She was aided in this journey by her loving in laws, most of all Maria Perez.
She was a life long faithful catholic. She became an American citizen with her husband in 1996. Which brought her tremendous joy. She was a sales associate at Hecht's, which later became Macy's from the day the store opened. She made many life long friends along the way, which included many customers and co-workers.
Her 3 children, Sergio A. Perez, Jr, Maria Perez, and Cynthia Perez Welsh, and her 7 grandchildren survive her. Michael, Nicholas, Austin, Angelica, Adrianna, Connor, and Ava. She was known by several names but most of all Tita, which is a shortened, miss pronounced name of grandmother in Spanish, given to her by her eldest grandson Michael.
A memorial service and mass will be held at Sacred Hearth Catholic Church in La Plata, MD, on December 9, 2010 at 10 am. Interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Diabetic Association.
Arrangements provided by Brinsfield Funeral Home.
|Frazier, Ronald Eugene
Birth: 1955-08-22 in Washington, DC
|Ronald Eugene Frazier of Waldorf, Maryland, died on Sunday, December 5, 2010 at his home. He was 55 years old.|
Born on August 22, 1955 in Washington, DC, he was the son of Alma Elizabeth Frazier and the late Rayford Eugene Frazier.
Mr. Frazier was a graduate of McNamara High School and had attended Charles County Community College (now CSM). A former real estate agent, Ron was the manager of the Showman’s Furniture Store in Waldorf, MD. He enjoyed boating, fishing, gardening, working out in the yard and doing home improvement projects. He attended Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Church in Waldorf, MD.
He was preceded in death by his father.
In addition to his mother of Waldorf, MD, he is survived by his wife Judy Frazier; daughter Lindsey Shaffer and her husband David of La Plata, MD; brother Larry Frazier of Waldorf, MD; two grandsons David and Ryan.
Visitation on Thursday, December 9, 2010 from 2PM to 4PM at the Raymond Funeral Service, P.A. 5635 Washington Avenue La Plata, Maryland.
Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, December 9, 2010 at the Raymond Funeral Service Chapel beginning at 4PM.
Interment will be private.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Charles County P. O. Box 1703 La Plata, Maryland 20646 or Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Church 100 Village Street Waldorf, Maryland 20602.
Arrangements provided by Raymond Funeral Service.
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