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Taylor, Joseph Louis
Birth: Monday, January 07, 1946 in Leonardtown, Maryland
Residence: Lexington Park, Maryland
Death: Monday, November 21, 2011 at the age of 65
Laid to Rest: Monday, December 05, 2011 in the St. George’s Catholic Church Cemetery, Valley Lee, Maryland
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Joseph Louis "Joe Louis" Taylor, 65, of Lexington Park, MD, formerly of Washington, DC, died on November 21, 2011 in Washington, DC. Born on January 7, 1946 in Leonardtown, MD he was the son of Mary Attaway Dyson and the late Joseph Taylor.

Mr. Taylor is survived by his siblings; Rose Mary Taylor, Bernice Dorsey, Gladys Taylor, Chester Taylor, Theresa Taylor, William Taylor and Frances Taylor.

Mr. Taylor graduated from St. Peter Claver School and worked at various jobs throughout his life.

The family will receive friends on Monday, December 5, 2011 from 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM in St. George's Catholic Church, Valley Lee, MD with a Funeral Service to follow at 11:00AM with Msgr. Karl Chimiak officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Pallbearers will be; Melvin Dorsey, Michael Carter, Francis Maddox, Steve Maddox, Kevin V. Bonds, and Joseph E. Trejo. Honorary pallbearers will be Billy Taylor and Denise Woods.

Arrangements provided by the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home, P.A, Leonardtown, MD.

Cheseldine, Mary Marguerite
Birth: Saturday, May 21, 1921 in Leonardtown, Maryland
Residence: Avenue, Maryland
Death: Friday, November 18, 2011 at the age of 90
Laid to Rest: Wednesday, November 23, 2011 in the Charles Memorial Gardens, Leonardtown, Maryland
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Mary Marguerite Cheseldine, 90, of Avenue, MD, died November 18, 2011, at St. Mary's Hospital. Marguerite was born May 21, 1921, in Leonardtown, MD. She was the daughter of the late Spencer I. Hayden and Ann Lee Williams Hayden.

She graduated from St. Mary's Academy and shortly thereafter married Joseph "Clemie" Cheseldine on September 16, 1940, and she along with her husband moved to the Seventh District.

After her three children, Bill, Mary and Rose, reached school age she began working for C & P Telephone Company in Leonardtown as a switchboard operator for a short period. Then, she pursued a career at St. Mary's Hospital, working there until retirement with 35 years of service.

Upon retirement she volunteered many hours at the Seventh District Volunteer Rescue Squad Ladies Axillary, St. Mary's Nursing Center, "Meals on Wheels," ACTS, and Holy Angels Church. She was recognized on numerous occasions by the community for her outstanding service to those in need. Additionally, she was inducted into the Hall of Fame by the Ladies Axillary of the Southern Maryland Volunteer Firemen's Association.

Nana, as she was affectionately called by her grandchildren, was also known as Nana to countless others, who touched her life as well as she touched theirs. The example that she demonstrated will live on forever in the hearts of everyone she dearly loved.

She was a faithful member of Holy Angels Catholic Church. Her extraordinary faith in God was exemplified in her everyday life, as well as, the many charitable acts she performed unbeknownst to others.

Her marriage to Clemie of 71 years was truly a testament as to their faith in God and in each other. In death they are now joined once again in the presence of God and his heavenly kingdom.

She is survived by her daughters, Mary Henderson of California, MD, and Rose Davis, (Danny) of Hollywood, MD; her daughter-in-law, Patsy Cheseldine of Leonardtown, MD; her brother, Elbert Hayden of Leonardtown, MD; eight grandchildren; eleven great grandchildren, plus one to arrive in the Spring, and two great-great grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her loving husband Joseph "Clemie" Cheseldine; son, Bill Cheseldine and her sister, Violet Norris.

Family will receive friends for Marguerite's Life Celebration on Tuesday, November 22, 2011 from 5:00-8:00 p.m. at Holy Angels Catholic Church, 21340 Colton Point Road, Avenue, MD. Prayers will be recited at 7:00 p.m., followed by the Seventh District Volunteer Rescue Squad Axillary. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, November 23, 2011 at the Holy Angels Church. Interment will follow in the Charles Memorial Gardens, Leonardtown, MD.

Pall bearers will be Johnny Cheseldine, Gary Cheseldine, Scott Cheseldine, Dale Anderson, Billy Harding, Ben Harding and Francis Gibson. Honorary pall bearers are the granddaughters.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Seventh District Volunteer Rescue Squad Axillary, P.O. Box 7, Avenue, MD 20609 or ACTS, P.O. Box 54, Bushwood, MD 20618.

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

Mowry, Esther Gertrude
Birth: Sunday, November 15, 1914 in Washington, DC
Residence: Huntingtown, Maryland
Death: Thursday, November 17, 2011 at the age of 97
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Esther Gertrude Day Mowry of Huntingtown died on November 17, 2011 at her home, surrounded by her loving daughters. She was born November 15, 1914 in Washington D.C. to Clarence and Della (Curry) Day.

Esther spent her early years in Congress Heights, Washington D.C., until marrying Howard Francis Mowry of Rhode Island on July 17, 1931. They then moved to San Diego, CA before returning to the Washington area in 1934. After Howard's retirement as Deputy Chief of Police, MPDC, they lived in Abell, MD before settling in Huntingtown in 1976.

Miss Esther devoted much time to her church before losing her sight in 1983. She could always found in the kitchen of Congress Heights Baptist Church helping with the dinners. She led the youth groups and taught the toddlers. She was a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church From 1976 until transferring to Dunkirk Baptist Church in 2005. Esther was devoted to her family, who lovingly knew her as Gram. At large family gatherings she and her husband would marvel at what they had started.

She was preceded in death by her husband who died in 1992 after 62 years of marriage, and one daughter Mary Louise Mowry Wright, who died in 1987.

She is survived by four daughters, Barbara Taylor of Huntingtown, Ellen Wright of Ft. Meyers, FL, Sally Moore and her husband John of Springfield, VA, and Frances Fairbrother and her husband Blair of Forest, VA; a sister Libby Mathieson of St. Mary's City, MD and two sisters-in-law Mildred Tobin and Barbara DeVerna of Rhode Island. She also leaves twelve grandchildren, twenty great grandchildren, two great great grandchildren and numerous loving friends.

Arrangements provided by Rausch Funeral Home.

Memorial Service
November 20, 2011
1:00 P.M.
Location: Dunkirk Baptist Church

Sullivan, Inez Althea
Birth: Tuesday, August 20, 1918 in Washington, DC
Residence: Prince Frederick, Maryland
Death: Thursday, November 17, 2011 at the age of 93
Laid to Rest: Monday, November 21, 2011 in the Fort Lincoln Cemetery, Brentwood, Maryland
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Inez Althea Sullivan, age 93, passed away November 17, 2011 at the Calvert County Nursing Center in Prince Frederick, MD where she had resided for the past six years. Inez was born August 20, 1918 in Washington, D.C. to Valerie (Germann) and Harry Waters. She was raised in Takoma Park, MD where she attended public schools.

She married George A. Sullivan and lived in Takoma Park and later in Chillum, MD.

She was employed as a presser at a dry cleaning facility in Takoma Park, and in her leisure time enjoyed ceramics, Bingo, reading, board games, word search puzzles and spending time with family. Her husband George passed away in 1976, and Inez had resided with her son George, Jr. in Friendship, MD from 1984 until 2002, and then had moved to Kearneysville, WV where she lived with her daughter Shirley for three years. Inez had been a resident of Calvert County Nursing Center for the past six years.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband George W. Sullivan, Sr.

She is survived by her daughter Shirley L. Bonifant and husband Paul of Kearneysville, WV; a son George W. Sullivan, Jr. and wife Debbie of Friendship, MD. Also surviving are seven grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandson and one great-great-granddaughter.

Arrangements provided by Rausch Funeral Home.

Visitation
November 21, 2011
11:00 A.M.-12:00 Noon
Location: Rausch Funeral Home - Owings, MD

Funeral Service
November 21, 2011
12:00 Noon
Location: Rausch Funeral Home - Owings, MD

Denston, Alma Florence
Birth: Thursday, September 28, 1916 in Pocomoke City, Maryland
Residence: La Plata, Maryland
Death: Wednesday, November 16, 2011 at the age of 95
Laid to Rest: Monday, November 21, 2011 in the First Baptist Church Cemetery, Pocomoke City, Maryland
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Alma Florence Denston of La Plata, MD (formerly of Pocomoke City, MD) died on November 16, 2011. She was 95 years old.

Miss Denston worked as a Nursing Aide for 32 years at Hartley Hall Nursing Home in Pocomoke City, MD. Daughter of the late Clarence F. Denston and the late Florence Burton Denston.

Predeceased by her parents; one brother, Beverly "Bud" Denston; and two sisters, Gladys Mills and Virginia Hillman.

Survived by one sister, Iva Rucker of Port Tobacco, MD and nephews, Gary Rucker of Port Tobacco, MD, B. F. Denston, and Ronald Denston of Melfa, VA.

Funeral Service and Interment: Monday, November 21, 2011 at 1PM at First Baptist Church Cemetery in Pocomoke City, MD. Clergy: Rev. Paul Elligson.

Memorial contributions may be made to Charles County Nursing & Rehabilitation Center (10200 La Plata Road, La Plata, MD 20646) OR Charles County Rescue Squad Company 51 (PO Box 40, La Plata, MD 20646).

Arrangements provided by Raymond Funeral Service.

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