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|Snead, Charles Lindbergh
Birth: 1927-02-02 in Richmond, Virginia
|Charles Lindbergh Snead, 83 of Golden Beach in St. Mary’s County died Saturday, June 5, 2010 at St. Mary’s Hospital. He was born on February 23, 1927 in Richmond, Virginia, the youngest son of the late Ruth Glen Olgers and Walter T. Snead. |
He is preceded in death by his 6 brothers and sisters who were Walter T. “Buck” Snead, Carl M. Snead, Grace Dubas, Ruth Swann, Phyllis Crampton and Myrtle Jenkins.
He joined the Navy at the age of 17 and trained at Sampson, New York for a planned invasion of Japan during World War II. After the Japanese surrender on August 14, 1945 ended the war, he continued his service in the United States Navy and was honorably discharged on July 4, 1946. He served many years in the Navel Reserves. He studied and achieved a first class steam engineer’s license in the District of Columbia and Maryland. In that capacity he worked at the Benning Power Plant in the District, then became the Assistant Chief Engineer at the Washington Evening Star newspaper until 1964. From 1965 until retirement, he worked as an engineer at the Greater Southeast Community Hospital.
Mr. Snead obtained an airplane pilot’s license at the age of 20, and served in the Civil Air Patrol from 1956 to 1965. He owned a Piper Colt for many years, flying to various destinations from St. Mary’s Airport. He lived with his family in Golden Beach for 45 years, enjoying boating, water sports, seafood and life on the shores of the Patuxent River.
He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Rosemary Quinn Snead, a daughter, Chris Polk and her husband, Richard Polk of Greensboro, Maryland, a son, Daniel Snead, and his wife Bernadette Snead of California, Maryland, his granddaughter Sarah Polk of Greensboro, Maryland, his grandson Aaron Snead and his wife Julie Snead of Garner, North Carolina, and his step-granddaughter, Mia Carroll of California, Maryland.
A family memorial service will be held on Monday, June 14, 2010 at Maryland’s Veterans Cemetery, Cheltenham, MD, with full military honors at 10:00 A.M.
Arrangements provided by Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home.
|Edwards, Gary Russell
Birth: 1936-06-29 in West Bend, Iowa
|Gary Russell Edwards, 73, of Mechanicsville, MD, formerly of Byron, GA died June 5, 2010 at the Charlotte Hall Veterans Home. Born June 29, 1936 in West Bend, Iowa, he was the son of Vernon Russell Edwards and Lydia Marie Wirtz. |
Mr. Edwards played guitar and played in a band called Range Riders. He loved watching birds, nature and all animals, especially his most beloved and devoted dog, Gidget.
Besides his parents, Mr. Edwards was predeceased by a son, Michael J. Edwards who died in 1983.
He is survived by his children, Michelle Langley (Ray) of Mechanicsville, MD, Belinda Edwards of FL, Shawn Edwards (Wilma) of FL and Joseph Spiekermeier (Beth) of Hamilton, IL; grandchildren, Keri Gray (Jesse), Megan McGreal, Tracey Edwards, Shawn Edwards, Jr., Hailey Spiekermeier and Jaiden Spiekermeier; great grandchild, Gabriella Gray; brothers and sisters, Janet Webster (Wayne) of West DeMoines, IA, Nancy Finnegan(Ken) of Oakland, IA, Donna Nims (Gene) of Grayslake, IL, Sandra Martin of Fortson, GA, Dale Edwards of Perry, GA, Diane Feldpausch of Louisville, KY, Susan Carstenson (Ron) of DeWitt, IA and Marvin Edwards (Julene) of Yankton, SD.
Funeral arrangements are being provided by Brinsfield-Echols Funeral Home, P.A., 30195 Three Notch Rd., Charlotte Hall, MD 20622.
|Hall, Roger Bayard
Birth: 1939-05-03 in Washington, DC
|Roger Bayard Hall, 71, of White Plains, MD went home to be with his Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ on June 4,. Born May 3, 1939 in Washington, D.C., he was the son of Frank Hall and Mable Gottshall Hall. |
Mr. Hall was a retired steamfitter with Local Union 602. Mr. Hall was an avid hunter and loved to hunt on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. He was a life-time member of the St. Charles Sportsmans Club. He also had musical talent and played the guitar in a gospel group. He was an excellent handyman and there was nothing that he could not build, fix or make. His family and grandchildren were most important to him.
Besides his parents, Mr. Hall was predeceased by his brother, Douglas Hall.
He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Joan Marie Shifflet Hall; children, Donald Major (Diane), Dana Brown (Jonathan), Jeffrey Hall (Jackie), David Hall (Donna) and Steven Hall (Shannon); sister, Carolyn Hall; niece, Heather Shiflett; 14 grandchildren, Johanna, Sarah, Daniel, David, Kelly, Kimberly, Sarah, Emily, Zachary, Steven, Savannah, Tyler, Mya and Gia and 5 great grandchildren, Matthew, Chloe, Jacob, Clemie and Riley.
The family will receive friends for Roger's Life Celebration on Monday, June 7, 2010 from 2-4 and 6-8 PM at the Brinsfield-Echols Funeral Home, P.A., 30195 Three Notch Rd., Charlotte Hall, MD. A Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, June 8, 2010 at Brinsfield-Echols at 11:00 A.M. Interment will follow at the United Methodist Church Cemetery, Dentsville, MD.
Arrangements provided by Brinsfield-Echols Funeral Home, P.A.
|Stoezel, Faran Eugene
Birth: 1927-05-30 in Trimbell, Wisconsin
|Faran Eugene Stoetzel, 83, of Saint Leonard, Md., and Summerfield, Fla., died June 4, 2010, at Calvert Hospice House, Prince Frederick, Md., with his son Kevin at his side. He was born May 30, 1927, in Trimbell, Wisconsin, to Frank Louis and Lillian Irene Stoetzel. |
He grew up on a diary farm. After graduation from Ellsworth High School, he joined the Navy and served for two years. He worked in California for a few years. He also worked for Dowell in the oil fields of Texas and Oklahoma before returning to Wisconsin State University, River Falls, where he graduated with a BS in 1961. Upon graduation, he went back to work for Dowell in Oklahoma, he took the opportunity to accept a job with Dowell Schlumberger Corp., in Venezuela. Among the items he took to Venezuela was his new bride, Manya Brooke Stoetzel.
In 1976, the family bought a “beach house,” more a handyman’s nightmare, in the Long Beach section of Saint Leonard, Maryland. Faran loved his beach house!! A perfect day would find him taking the Chris Craft out onto the Bay to watch the sunset and to enjoy a couple of rum and cokes. Ultimately, he worked 31 years for the Bureau of the Census, Commerce Department, Jeffersonville, In., and Suitland, Md. He retired in 1987 from the U.S. Government.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank Louis and Lillian Irene Stoetzel. Sisters Barbara Jean Stoetzel and DeAnne Stoetzel Schuld, and son Frank Eiker Stoetzel.
He is survived by his wife of 48 years Manya Brooke, their son Kevin Lynn, daughter-in-law Felicia Marie and grandsons Jack Thomas and Nick Joseph (all of Huntington). He is also survived by a sister Linda Marie Louris, Carmel, Indiana, and several nieces and nephews and their families. He is survived by a cousin (more like a brother) Marland E. Nugent and wife Betty. What fun to watch Faran playing euchre with the Nugents.
A memorial mass will be held on Wednesday, June 9, 2010, at 11:00 am, at Saint John Vianney Catholic Church, 470 Main Street, Prince Frederick, MD 20678.
Interment will take place on Friday, June 11, 2010, at Maryland Veterans Cemetery Cheltenham, Maryland and will be private.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in Faran’s name to Calvert Hospice House, P.O. Box 838, 238 Merrimac Court, Prince Frederick, MD 20678, or Saint John Vianney Catholic Church 470 Main Street, Prince Frederick, MD. 20678.
Arrangements by the Rausch Funeral Home, P.A. 4405 Broomes Island Road, Port Republic, Maryland 20676.
|Ebach, Norman Michael
Birth: 1933-01-25 in Berkley, Michigan
|Norman Michael Ebach, 77, of Waldorf, MD, died June 4, 2010, at Civista Medical Center, La Plata. |
Mr. Ebach was a retired Senior Master Sergeant with the U. S. Air Force for 23 years. Following his retirement, he worked as a rural mail carrier for the U. S. Postal Service for 15 years. He was one of the founding members of Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Church in Waldorf and a member of the Knights of Columbus Bryantown Council. He was also a member of V.F.W. and the American Legion Posts in Waldorf. He enjoyed fishing.
Born January 25, 1933, in Berkley, MI, he was the son of the late Joseph A. Ebach and the late Elizabeth Tenbusch Ebach.
Predeceased by his parents only.
Survived by his wife, Rollande Esther Ebach; daughter Elizabeth and her husband Andrew Gilliland of Waldorf, MD; sons Paul R. and his wife Tracy Ebach of Mechanicsville, MD; Eric and his wife Lorie Ebach of Waldorf, MD; brother Marvin Ebach of Warren, MI. Also survived by grandchildren Laura Ebach, Elliot and Zachary Centrella, Sarah and Alan Gilliland.
Visitation will be Thursday, June 10, 2010, from 5PM to 8PM with Prayers at 7PM at the Raymond Funeral Chapel, La Plata, MD.
Mass of Christian Burial will be Friday, June 11, 2010, at 11AM at Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Church on Village Street, Waldorf, MD.
Father Eamon Dignan will officiate.
Interment will be at Maryland Veterans Cemetery Cheltenham, Maryland on Monday, June 14, 2010, at 11AM with U. S. Air Force Honors.
Arrangements provided by Raymond Funeral Service.
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