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Oppelt, Blake Elias
Birth: Monday, September 01, 1986 in Hampton, Virginia
Residence: Leonardtown, Maryland
Death: Sunday, September 25, 2011 at the age of 25
Laid to Rest: Wednesday, October 05, 2011 in the Lakewood Cemetery, Minneapolis, Minnesota
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On September 25, 2011, Blake Elias Oppelt, 25 of Leonardtown, MD departed this life and has found comfort in the arms of the angels. Born on September 1, 1986, to Keiko Young Oppelt and Brian E. Oppelt of Leonardtown. Blake was born in Hampton, VA.

Blake's life, 25 years long, was defined by his creative spirit.

In addition to his parents, he will be missed by his sister, Malia Oppelt of San Diego, CA and his grandfather, Frank Oppelt of Ironton, MN, his aunts and uncles-Denis & Cindie Andrew, David & Mitzi Oppelt, Douglas Oppelt, Michael & Kathleen Mann, Darryl & Anita Baines, Ernestine Turner, Loretta Claxton, Sandria Nelson, & many cousins and friends.

Blake traveled throughout the world with his family, which has been the source of many good memories. Blake and his family moved to St. Mary's County from Japan in 1999. At age 14, he was christened at the Patuxent Baptist Church. Blake attended Esperanza Middle School and Great Mills High School. Blake's senior year of high school, Blake attended Bonita Vista High School in Chula Vista, CA. Blake was Captain of his wrestling team and took his team to State Championships in 2003 and designed the team logo. He loved to speak Spanish, had a passion for spirituality and loved to read. Blake had an outstanding natural talent in visual arts and found his passion drawing and painting. He engaged himself in music as an exceptional pianist, often spending countless hours composing his own musical beats. When younger, Blake enjoyed running track, playing soccer and basketball. Blake also loved and cared for his dogs. Chico and Kenji.

Relatives and friends are invited to Blake's Life Celebration at the Brinsfield Funeral Home, 22955 Hollywood Road, Leonardtown, MD on Sunday, October 2, 2011 from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. with services at 6:00 p.m. Interment services will take place on Wednesday, October 5, 2011, in Lakewood Cemetery, Minneapolis, MN.

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

Pilkerton, Mary Ruth
Birth: Monday, April 10, 1922 in Hillville, Maryland
Residence: Mechanicsville, Maryland
Death: Saturday, September 24, 2011 at the age of 89
Laid to Rest: Wednesday, September 28, 2011 in the Mt. Zion United Methodist Church
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Mary Ruth Lee Pilkerton, 89 of Mechanicsville, MD died on September 24, 2011 at St. Mary's Hospital, Leonardtown, MD. Born on April 10, 1922 in Hillville, MD she was the daughter of the late Edward Newton Lee, Sr., and Myrtle Marie Curry Lee.

She was preceded in death by her husband Joseph Raymond Pilkerton whom she married on June 2, 1973 at Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, Mechanicsville, MD.

She is survived by her step daughter; Rosie Thompson and her husband Donald of Avenue, MD, three grandchildren, four great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren. She was the loving sister of Edward N. "Ike" Lee, Jr., John K. "J.K." Lee, all of Mechanicsville, MD and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her step daughter Christine Raley, grandson Kevin Raley, and siblings Bertha Lee Russell, Helen Lee Long and Robert M. "Bobby" Lee.

Mrs. Pilkerton enjoyed spending time with her many friends and family. A graduate of Margaret Brent High School "Class of 1938", she worked as a bank teller for the First National Bank of Arlington, Arlington, VA and the American Security & Trust Bank, Washington, DC before returning to St. Mary's County in 1973.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday, September 27, 2011 from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM in the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home chapel where prayers will be recited at 7:00 PM. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, September 28, 2011 at 10:00 AM in Mt. Zion United Methodist Church with Rev. Ann Strickler officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Pallbearers will be Jamie Abell, Wallace Abell, Mike Lacey, Wayne Raley, Matthew Spalding and Donald Thompson. Honorary Pallbearers will be Jay R. Long and Jesse Long.

Contributions may be made to the Mechanicsville Volunteer Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 552, Mechanicsville, MD 20650 and/or Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, 27108 Mt. Zion Church Road, Mechanicsville, MD 20659.

Arrangements provided by Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home.

Nader, LaDonna Mary
Birth: Monday, February 15, 1926 in Reedley, California
Residence: Hollywood, Maryland
Death: Saturday, September 24, 2011 at the age of 85
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LaDonna Mary Nader, 85 years old, of Hollywood, MD died September 24, 2011 at St. Mary's Hospital, Leonardtown, MD. Born February 15, 1926 in Reedley, California, she was the daughter of the late Fazoul and Joseph Allen.

LaDonna Nader was formerly of Washington, D.C., before moving to Hollywood, MD in 1999. Ms. Nader was an Administrative Assistant for The Linda Townsend Entertainment Management Company for over 15 years. She retired in 1992.

Upon retirement she spent many hours with her family which included trips to Las Vegas. To her daughters she leaves many stories, smiles, and laughs of their time spent in Vegas! Ms. Nader had a tremendous love for people and never met anyone that she could not strike up a friendly conversation with. She always had a positive outlook on life and spoke well of everyone. Ms. Nader also had a great fondness for all animals, especially cats and dogs.

Ms. Nader is survived by her children; LaDonna Mary Tippett (Thomas) of Hollywood, MD, Nancy Harris (Robert) of Accokeek, MD , and Rhea McVicker (Barry) of Beltsville, MD. She is also survived by 6 wonderful grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.

A Memorial Mass will be held on Tuesday, September 27, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at the St. John Francis Regis Church, 43927 St. John's Road, Hollywood, MD. The celebrant will be Father Ray Schmidt. Interment will be private.

Memorial contributions may be made to Nick's Place, 4604 West Caroline Avenue, Beltsville, MD 20705.

Arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., Leonardtown, MD 20650.

Copsey, Thomas Eugene, Sr.
Birth: Sunday, November 08, 1925 in Mechanicsville, Maryland
Residence: Mechanicsville, Maryland
Death: Friday, September 23, 2011 at the age of 85
Laid to Rest: Tuesday, September 27, 2011 in the Charles Memorial Gardens, Leonardtown, Maryland
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Thomas "Eugene" Copsey, Sr., 85 of Mechanicsville, MD, died peacefully September 23, 2011 at his residence. Born November 8, 1925 in Mechanicsville, MD, he was the son of the late Luther Hilary and Elizabeth Gertrude Long Copsey.

Eugene was preceded in death by his wife Carrie Cecelia Canter Copsey, son Thomas Eugene Copsey, Jr., sister Mary Gertrude Marshall, brothers James Hilary Copsey, James Wilson Copsey and Bernard Luther Copsey.

He is survived by his children Joseph Edward "Eddie" Copsey (Barbara), and Jeannie Copsey Maddox (J.D.) of Mechanicsville, MD., daughter in-law Mary Helen Copsey, 4 Grandchildren and 9 Great-Grandchildren.

Eugene was a life long resident of St. Mary's County and graduated from Margaret Brent High School in 1938. Eugene started in the plumbing business working for Fowlers Plumbing from 1938 until 1951. From 1951 until 1954 he had Copsey's Texaco and Copsey's Gulf Service. From 1964 until 1969 he managed his own Restaurant and Tavern. Eugene then started his own business known as Eugene Copsey Plumbing and Heating and ran this successful business until his passing. He was also a member of the Mechanicsville Moose Lodge and the Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department.

The family will receive friends on Monday, September 26, 2011 from 5:00PM until 8:00PM in the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home chapel where prayers will be recited at 7:00PM. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, September 27, 2011 at 10:00AM in the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Mechanicsville, MD with Fr. John Caulfied officiating. Interment will follow in Charles Memorial Gardens, Leonardtown, MD. Pallbears will be Jamie Lathroum, Darryl Hills, Junior Lathroum, Brian Copsey, Jimmy Lathroum and Ben Burroughs, Jr. Honorary Pallbearers will be Francis Copsey and Tyler Copsey.

Contributions in memory of Thomas "Eugene" Copsey, Sr. may be made to the Alzheimers Association National Capital Area Chapter P.O. Box 1889 LaPlata, MD 20646.

Arrangements provided by Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home.

Carroll, Edward Joseph, Jr.
Birth: Thursday, January 09, 1941
Residence: Mechanicsville, Maryland
Death: Friday, September 23, 2011 at the age of 70
Laid to Rest: Wednesday, September 28, 2011 in the Resurrection Cemetery, Clinton, Maryland
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Edward Joseph Carroll, Jr., 70, of Mechanicsville, MD, died September 23, 2011 at St. Mary's Hospital, Leonardtown, MD due to complications of Lou Gehrig's Disease. Born January 9, 1941, he was the son of Edward Joseph Carroll, Sr. and Helen Rosemary Raulerson, Carroll.

Ed was a plumber and was a retired member of Plumbers Union #5, Elks Lodge in Clington, MD, and Moose Lodge in Mechanicsville, MD. He loved fishing, family and NASCAR Racing.

Predeceased by his parents and brother, Michael Anthony Carroll, Ed is survived by his wife, Shirley Lea Carroll; sons, Lawrence Edward Carroll and wife, Quirina of Kiln, MS and Dwayne Brian Johnson of Nanjemoy, MD; daughters, Angela Michele Olson and husband, Larry of Dunkirk, MD, Kimberly Ann Parker and husband, Greg of Pass Christian, MS and Michele Lea Johnson of Brandywine, MD; siblings, William David Carroll and wife, Kathy of California, MD, James Phillip Carroll and wife, Gail of Dunkirk, MD and Ann Marie Cain and husband, Kenny of Charlotte Hall, MD; also 5 grandchildren, Christian, Jordan, Lindsay, Logan and Malachi.

The family will receive friends for Ed's Life Celebration on Tuesday, September 27, 2011 from 2 - 4 and 6 - 8 p.m. at the Hughesville Baptist Church, 8505 Old Leonardtown Rd., Hughesville, MD. A funeral service will be held at Hughesville Baptist Church on Wednesday, September 28, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. Rev. Keith Corrick will officiate. Interment will follow at Resurrection Cemetery, Clinton, MD. Pallbearers will be Robert Sutphin, Ralph Round, Tommy Russell, Randy Rollins, Larry Olson and Kenny Cain.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Lou Gehrig's Association, 7507 Standish Place, Rockville, MD 20855.

Arrangements provided by Brinsfied-Echols Funeral Home, P.A., Charlotte Hall, MD.

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