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|Wahlgren, Melanie Ann
Birth: 1974-05-16 in Washington, DC
|Melanie Ann Callis Wahlgren, 34, a lifelong resident of North Beach, MD, died suddenly on February 15, 2009 at her residence. She was born May 16, 1974 in Washington, D.C., and raised in North Beach. She attended Our Lady Star of the Sea School in Solomons, and was a member of the last graduating class at Lorraine Catholic High School in Suitland, Md. |
She attended Salve Regina University in Newport, Rhode Island, and the College of Southern Maryland, where her main interest of study was in the medical field. She was a member of the North Beach Volunteer Fire Department, Co. 1, where she was an E.M.T and an active volunteer. She was involved in cheerleading and pom squads in her youth, and as a coach as an adult.
She married James L. Wahlgren March 11, 2006, and they lived in North Beach where she was a homemaker, loving wife and mother. Melanie is survived by her husband Jim, sons William and Bryce Callis, her parents Barbara and Warren Callis, Sr., a brother Warren Callis, Jr., a sister Stephanie Richardson, a niece Capri Callis and nephews Alex and Nicholas Callis and Donnie, Dominick, Damian and Dalton Richardson.
Arrangements provided by Rausch Funeral Home.
Mass of Christian Burial
February 21, 2009
Location: Saint Anthony's Catholic Church
February 20, 2009
2:00-4:00 & 7:00-9:00 P.M.
Location: Rausch Funeral Home - Owings, MD
|Thomas, Frances Shirley
Birth: 1934-04-25 in McConchie, Maryland
|Frances Shirley Thomas, 74, of Welcome, MD, died February 15, 2009, at Georgetown Hospital University in Washington, DC.|
Her hobbies included oldies-goodies radio station SPFW, Dover Downs Hotel and Casino, and talking on the telephone to her special friends and family. She enjoyed Sunday dinners, family gatherings, and cookouts.
Born April 25, 1934, in McConchie, MD, she was the daughter of the late Ridgley Scott and Annie Scott. She was also preceded in death by her son, Charles C. Thomas; siblings, Veronica White, Madeline Young, Catherine Farmer, and Augustus, Bernard, Lawrence, and Joseph Scott.
Survived by her husband, Walter L. Thomas; Agnes “Patsy” and her husband Coleman Washington; Christine and her husband John White; Phyllis and her husband Norman Williams; Sandra “Jeanelle” Thomas; Patricia “Judy” and her husband Perry Thomas-Bransome; Tania and her husband Clarence Ball; Shirley-Shirl and her husband Sasha Petrovic; James “Jimmy” and his wife Joan Thomas; 21 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren; sisters, Agnes Mims of Washington, DC; Doris Chisley of La Plata, MD; brother, Thomas Scott of Hyattsville, MD. She has a sister-in-law to cherish her memories, Mrs. Madeline Scott. She is also survived by step-children, Hilda “Dee Dee” and Walter Thomas, Jr.
Visitation and funeral services will be Saturday, February 21, 2009, from 8:30-10:00 AM with Mass of Christian Burial at 10 AM at St. Catherine’s Catholic Church, 7865 Port Tobacco Road, Route 6 West, McConchie, MD. Fr. Robert Kosty will officiate.
Interment will be St. Catherine’s Church, McConchie, MD.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Catherine’s Church or the American Cancer Society.
Arrangements provided by Raymond Funeral Service.
|Wallace, Raymond Horace, Sr.
Birth: 1927-11-26 in La Plata, Maryland
|Wallace, Raymond Horace, Sr. (Age 81) of Indian Head, Maryland.|
Raymond Horace Wallace Sr., was born on November 26, 1927 in La Plata, MD. He was the oldest son of the late Horace and the late Margaret Wallace. On Sunday, February 15, 2009, Raymond departed this life and entered into eternal rest with Jesus Christ while hospitalized at Civista Medical Center in La Plata, MD.
Raymond attended the Charles County Public School system and received his diploma from Bel Alton High School. He was inducted in the United States Armed Forces and served from November 21, 1950 to November 21, 1952. Raymond was employed with the Naval Ordnance Station in Indian Head, MD. He held the positions of a Power and Explosive Worker and an Ordnance Equipment Repairer. He received countless awards for outstanding performance and retired with 34 years of government service on August 14, 1985.
Raymond enjoyed spending time with family members and friends. His past time favorite was to prepare fabulous meals with all the trimmings. Raymond was a humble and quiet natured person with a willing heart to lend a helping hand. He had a special way of talking to others and sharing words of wisdom. He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend.
Raymond was very active in his community and belonged to many organizations. He was a member on the Council program sponsored by the Knights of Columbus. He received honors and certificates of appreciation from the County Commissioner of Charles County for his support to the rehabilitation of the Woodland Village water system project in 1985. Raymond also held the position of Treasurer for the Woodland Village Civic Association. He was also honored for exceptional contributions to the community by citizens of Charles County in 1988. Additionally, he was an active member of the Bel Alton Alumni Association and his efforts are a result of the on-going success of that organization.
Raymond was united in marriage to the late Frances “Cecelia” Smoot on December 27, 1957. His memories will be cherished by his devoted and loving children: Raymond Jr., (wife Joan) Michael (wife Cherie), Janette Yates (husband Cyril), Andre (wife Rita), Kelvin (wife Tornnette), Annette West (husband Eugene), Patrick and Patricia Smoot, two sisters: Irene Bond (husband John) and Theresa Johnson (husband Garfield); brothers-in-law: John, James (wife Alice), Thomas (wife Stephanie) and Robert Smoot; sisters-in-law: Mary Yates, Elizabeth Smoot and Rosalee Reeves. Raymond also has a host of grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
In addition to his parents, Raymond was preceded in death by his three brothers: Melvin, Johnson, and Leon; and four sisters: Blanche, Dorothy, Jane and Evelyn; granddaughter: Shaneka Wallace-Cobey.
His Viewing will be held on Saturday, February 21, 2009, 9:00 am until time of Service, 10:30 am at Thornton Funeral Home Chapel, 3439 Livingston Road, (State Route #227 Pomonkey) Indian Head, Maryland. His Interment will be in St. Charles Cemetery, Glymont, Maryland.
Arrangements provided by Thornton Funeral Home.
|Titus, Joseph Charles
Birth: 1951-01-02 in Leonardtown, Maryland
|Joseph Charles ( Joey ) Titus 58, of Ridge, MD died Saturday, February 14, 2009 at St. Mary's Hospital, Leonardtown, MD.|
Born January 2, 1951 in Leonardtown, Maryland, son of the late Charles ( Chuck ) Titus and Cecilia Ridgell ( Flip ) Titus. He is the husband of Frances Bean Titus of Ridge, MD.
Relatives and friends are invited to Joey's Life Celebration in the St. Michael's Catholic Church, 16555 Three Notch Road, Ridge, MD 20680 on Wednesday, February 18, 2009 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. with prayers recited at 7:30 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be offered on Thursday, February 19, 2009 at 11:00 a.m. in the Church. Interment will follow in St. James Cemetery.
Arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., Leonardtown, MD.
|Johnson, James Lee
Birth: 1963-02-04 in Tacoma, Washington
|James Lee “Jim” Johnson, 46, of Leonardtown, MD died February 14, 2009 at his residence. Born February 4, 1963 in Tacoma, WA, he was the son of Betty Ann Johnson – Shegogue of Lexington Park, MD and the late Ronald Lee Johnson. |
He is also survived by his sisters Linda Gardiner of Lexington Park, MD and Cheryl Coeyman of NC as well as eight first cousins, ten second cousins and three aunts.
Jim moved to St. Mary’s County in 1969 from Marlow Heights, MD and graduated from Leonardtown High School. He served in the U.S. Airforce for one year.
Pallbearers will be Steve Patterson, David Gardiner, Brian Cooksey, Kevin Akers, Lee Gardiner, Guy Latimer and John Svoboda.
The family will receive friends on Thursday, February 19, 2009 from 9:00 – 11:00 AM in the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home, Leonardtown, MD where a funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM with Pastor Mark Roberson officiating. Interment will follow in Charles Memorial Gardens, Leonardtown, MD.
Arrangements provided by Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home.
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