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|Hatfield, Gertrude B.
Birth: 1926-07-08 in Prince Frederick, Maryland
|Gertrude B. Hatfield, age 83, died January 11, 2010 at Solomons Nursing Center. She was born July 8, 1926 in Prince Frederick to Maurice I. and Frances P. (Denton) Bowen. |
Gertrude was educated in Calvert County schools and graduated from Calvert High School. She married Morrison Ellsworth Hatfield on December 7, 1948 in Prince Frederick, MD. Gertrude was a homemaker who enjoyed cooking and spending time with her family. She made the best fried chicken and pound cake. She was a member of Huntingtown United Methodist Church.
Gertrude was preceded in death by her husband Morrison on November 2, 2003. She was also preceded in death by an infant daughter, brothers Maurice I. Bowen, Jr. and James Bowen, and sisters Carrie Wood, Carolyn Hall, Ellen Hance and Ethel Hatfield.
Surviving are three sons, Morrison E. “Chip” Hatfield of Lexington Park, MD, Michael E. Hatfield (Mary) of Huntingtown, MD and David M. Hatfield (Rae) of Huntingtown, MD. Mrs. Hatfield is also survived by six grandchildren, Mary Bono (Paul) of California, MD, Jenny Randleman (Tim) of London, England, Nicole Hance (Brent) of Baltimore, MD, Michael Hatfield, II of Bethesda, MD, and Melissa and Steven Messink of Huntingtown, MD, four great-grandchildren and two sisters Bessie Eyler of Prince Frederick, MD and Frances Schneider of Burke, VA.
Arrangements provided by Rausch Funeral Home.
January 14, 2010
Location: Huntingtown United Methodist Church
January 13, 2010
2:00-4:00 & 7:00-9:00 P.M.
Location: Rausch Funeral Home - Owings, MD
|Norris, Patricia Anne
Birth: 1925-04-04 in Washington, DC
|Patricia Anne “Pat” Norris, 84, of Leonardtown, MD and formerly of Washington, DC died peacefully at home on Jan. 11, 2010. Born April 4, 1925, in Washington, D.C., she was the daughter of the late Christopher Columbus and Elizabeth Babcock Mertz. |
She was the loving wife of the late J. Harry Norris, Jr. whom she married in Wilmington, NC in 1944 and who preceded her in death on February 11, 1992.
She was also preceded in death by her brother Christopher and her son Francis Tyler.
She is survived by her children, J. Harry Norris, III,(Jan), James Randolph Norris,(Louise), David Christopher Norris,(Vicki), all of Leonardtown, MD, Daniel Robert Norris of California, MD and Carol Anne Bean (Kenny) of Great Mills, MD as well as 15 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.
Pat moved to St. Mary’s County in 1938 where she attended St. Mary’s Academy and met her future husband. She graduated Class of 1942. She was active in the family business Thrift Oil Co., then at Burch Oil Co. when the business was sold. Following her retirement she volunteered in the St. Mary’s Hospital Gift Shop.
The family will receive friends on Friday, January 15, 2010 from 5:00 – 8:00 PM in the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home, Leonardtown, MD where prayers will be said at 7:00 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, January 16, 2010 at 10:00 AM in St. Aloysius Catholic Church, Leonardtown, MD with Fr. John Dakes officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Pallbearers will be J. Harry Norris IV, Jason Bean, Christopher Norris, Stephen Norris, Dillon Norris, Eric Donnelly, William A. Loveless and Jason Fean. Honorary pallbearers will be Bob Greenwell, Walter Blair, Neil Myers, Joey Tennison, Rodney Madewell and J.C. Vallandingham.
Contributions may be made to the United Cerebral Palsy Foundation of Southern Maryland, 21815 Three Notch Road, Lexington Park, MD 20653, and/or the Leonardtown Volunteer Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 299, Leonardtown, MD 20650.
Arrangements provided by Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home, P.A., Leonardtown, MD.
|Brooks, John Edward
Birth: 1934-06-15 in Indian Head, Maryland
|John Edward Brooks was born on June 15, 1934 in Indian Head, Maryland to the late Joseph Edward Brooks and Margaret Elizabeth Brown Brooks and was the youngest of six children. He departed this life on Monday, January 11, 2010.|
“Starch” or “Brooks,” as he was affectionately known to all, was educated in the Charles County Public School system. Although he never married nor had any children, he was quite popular with the ladies. “Starch” worked at many jobs during his lifetime and was a retired laborer from the Maryland State Highway Administration in La Plata.
“Starch” could drive but since he never acquired a drivers’ license, he was obedient to the law. He was always seen walking or hitchhiking from his house on Route 225 to his favorite spot, Lee’s Market. If he needed to go Waldorf, to the bank or White Plains to pay his electric bill, he was chauffeured by his devoted brother Maurice, or special friends, Martin Muschette and John Perkins.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by sisters Agnes Lyles, Lucille Brooks, Delores Parker and brother Joseph Brooks.
He leaves to mourn, brother Maurice, nephews, Charles William Brooks (Geneva), Calvin Henson, Alvin Brooks, Timothy Brooks (Diane), nieces, Elaine Thomas (Gordon), and Mildred Williams (Pete).
His viewing will be held on Tuesday, January 19th, 10:00am until time of services 11:00am in the Chapel of THORNTON Funeral Home, PA, 3439 Livingston Road, Indian Head, MD. Interment Heritage Memorial Cemetery, Waldorf, MD.
Arrangements provided by Thornton Funeral Home.
|Hutchins, Maurice Wilmer
Birth: 1928-01-02 in Calvert County, Maryland
|Maurice Wilmer Hutchins, 82, of Prince Frederick, MD passed away on January 10, 2010 at his home. He was born January 2, 1928 in Calvert County, MD to the late Hazel Briscoe Wood and Maurice E. Hutchins. |
He is also predeceased by a daughter, Brenda Charlene Hutchins and a sister, Delores Evelyn Norwood-Hutchins.
Mr. Hutchins had a passion for home construction and remodeling, and could always find a way to improve or remodel.
He was a devoted family man, and is survived by his wife, Verna B. Hutchins, daughters Barbara Louise Reece, Debra Jean Buckmaster and Diana Lee Herche all of Prince Frederick. Grandfather of 10, great grandfather of 24, he is also survived by his siblings, Aileen Anna Matteson, Chester Wood Hutchins, both of Prince Frederick and Shelva Jean Ogden, of Port Republic.
The family will receive friends on Thursday January 14, 2010 at Full Gospel Assembly God Church, 890 Solomons Island Road South, Prince Frederick from 10-11 A.M. where services will follow at 11 A.M. Reverend Todd Marple and Reverend William Davis will be officiating. Interment will follow in St. John Cemetery, Barstow, MD.
Memorial contributions may be made to Calvert Hospice, P.O. Box 838 Prince Frederick, MD 20678.
Arrangements by Rausch Funeral Home, P.A., Port Republic, MD.
|Bailey, Mary Agnes
Birth: 1918-02-24 in Oakley, Maryland
|Mary Agnes Bailey, 91, of Coltons Point, MD died January 9, 2010 at Civista Medical Center, La Plata, MD. Born February 24, 1918 in Oakley, MD she was the daughter of the late David Thomas and Agnes Madaline Hall Downs. |
She was the loving wife of the late Thomas Elmer Bailey. She is survived by her children Mary J. Russell of Petersburg, VA, Catherine Cooksey of Loveville, MD, Betty Nelson of Mechanicsville, MD and Thomas Bailey, Jr. of Bushwood, MD and her six grandchildren as well as one great-grandchild. She is also survived by her sister Mildred Gibson of Leonardtown, MD.
She was preceded in death by her brothers Richard Downs and Andrew Downs.
A lifelong resident of St. Mary’s County, Mary graduated from Margaret Brent High School in 1938. She worked for many years at Sparling Department Store in Leonardtown, MD. Mary enjoyed playing cards and shopping.
The family will receive friends from 5:00 to 8:00 PM, January 13th, 2010 at the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home, Leonardtown, MD with prayers being said at 7:00 PM by Fr. William Gurnee and at 7:10 PM by the Auxiliary of the Seventh District Volunteer Fire Department. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Thursday, January 14, 2010 at 10:00 AM in Holy Angels Catholic Church, Avenue, MD with Fr. William Gurnee officiating. Interment will follow in Charles Memorial Gardens, Leonardtown, MD. Pallbearers will be David Russell, Daphane Russell, James Cooksey, Carolyn Cooksey, T.E. Bailey, III and Craig Bailey.
Contributions may be made to the Seventh District Vol. Fire Department, P. O. Box 206, Avenue, MD 20609.
Arrangements provided by Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home.
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