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|Boswell, Joseph F.
Birth: 1930-02-22 in Virginia
|Joseph F. "Joe" Boswell 79 of LaPlata, Md. died on Wednesday January 6, 2010 at Civista Medical Center in LaPlata, Md. after 32 years of heart disease.|
Born on February 22, 1930 in Virginia he was the adopted son of the late Clark Marion Boswell and Ruby Smith Boswell. He grew up in Waldorf and assisted his parents who were the owners/ Operators/ manager of Spring Lake Hotel, which was located in Waldorf for many years.
He served in the United States Marine Corps.
He attended Leonard Hall Naval Academy in Leonardtown, Md., Charlotte Hall Military Academy and also attended Gwyn Park High School in Brandywine, Md.
He graduated with a Bachelor's Degree from Union College in Barbourville Kentucky and received his Master Degree in Education from Frostburg State College in Western Maryland.
He began his teaching career at Dixie Heights High School in Erlanger Kentucky from 1957-1958 than moved to LaPlata with his wife and family teaching at Surratsville Junior High School, Clinton, Md. from 1958-1984. He retired in 1984 from the Charles County Board of Education after 27 years teaching.
He was a member of the LaPlata United Methodist Church for over 50 years.
He was an active member of the Family Campers and RVer; formally know at the National Campers and Hikers Association participating in various National, Regional, Retiree, State and Tri-County camping events. He and his wife traveled with this organization for many years all over the United States and Canada.
He was also a member of the Charles County Retired Teachers Association of Southern Marylanders, Square Dance Group and the Mended Heart Association of the National Capital Area.
He is survived by his wife of 55 years Robin Tilton Boswell, son Joseph Lynn Boswell, daughter Katherine Denise (Boswell) Nicol, and her husband David of St. Petersburg Florida, son Clark Marion Boswell of LaPlata and a daughter Melissa Ann (Boswell) Hayes of Humble Texas, two grandchildren Kyle Shelly Nicol, and April Marie Hayes. A brother Joseph Snyder and his wife wife Nina of Carson City Nevada. Predeceased by his brother and sister-in-law Daniel and Georgette Flanagan of Baltimore, Md.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday January 20, 2010 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8pm with a Memorial Service at 7pm at the La Plata United Methodist Church. Interment to follow on Thursday January 21, 2010 11am at the Arlington National Cemetery.
Arrangements provided by Brinsfield Funeral Home.
|Thron, Julia Ellen
Birth: 1926-06-04 in Long Island, New York
|Julia Ellen Thron, 83 of Leonardtown, MD, died January 5, 2010 at St. Mary’s Nursing Center. She was born on June 4, 1926, in Long Island , NY to the late John and Julia O’Brien Foy. |
She is survived by her sons Douglas E. Thron, Sr. of Leonardtown, MD and Donald Thron of Chicago, IL as well as seven grandchildren and four great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her brothers Michael, Patrick and Steven Foy. Julia was an assistant manager for Chase Manhattan Bank, retiring after 30 years. She belonged to the Business and Professional Women’s Association in Poughkeepsie, NY.
A graveside service will be held on Friday, January 8, 2010 at Charles Memorial Gardens, Leonardtown, MD at 1:00 PM with Fr. John Dakes officiating. Pallbearers will be Douglas E. Thron, Sr., Donald Thron, Douglas E. Thron, Jr. and Daniel J. Thron.
Arrangements provided by the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home, P.A.
|Radford, Katherine Leila
Birth: 1929-03-13 in Leonardtown, Maryland
|Katherine Leila "Kitty Lee" Greenwell Radford, 80 of Leonardtown, MD died on January 5, 2010 at the Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC from respiratory failure.|
Born March 13, 1929, in Leonardtown, MD she was the daughter of the late James C. Greenwell and Mary Genevieve Norris Greenwell of Leonardtown, MD.
She was a life-long resident of St. Mary's County and graduated from St. Mary's Academy in Leonardtown.
Kitty Lee was an accomplished seamstress and worked for several years at the Fashion Center stores in Leonardtown and Lexington Park. For a few years, she was hostess at the Black Steer Restaurant, which she owned with her first husband, in Charlotte Hall. She drove a county school bus for a number of years and enjoyed her interactions with the students.
Throughout her life, she had a fervent love for animals and worked with the local SPCA rescuing animals. In her fifties, she started horseback riding and enjoyed it for many years.
Music and dancing were two loves of her life. She enjoyed singing with her siblings at their family gatherings. Everyone enjoyed hearing her lovely soprano voice. Whenever Kitty Lee heard music she was ready to dance and it didn't matter what type of dance step was appropriate, she was adept at doing it.
Kitty Lee was a loving and devoted mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and godmother. Her sparkling blue eyes, warm smile and kindness will be missed by all.
She was preceded in death by her husband, James M. Radford and her son, Michael Hurry and daughter, Katherine Hurry Radford. She was also preceded in death by her brother, Benedict J. Greenwell.
She is survived by five children, Philip H. Hurry, Jr. of Miami, FL; Melanie Guy (Donald) of Clements, MD; JoAnne Radford (Robert Earl) of Dunkirk, MD; John B. Hurry (Caroline) of Clements, MD; David Hurry (Barbara) of Clements, MD; and four stepchildren Margaret Ann Wedemyer of Emmitsburg, MD, Robert Earl Radford (JoAnne) of Dunkirk, MD; William Boyd Radford (Hsiaoli) of Gaithersburg, MD; Janet Lynn Williard of Keller, TX, and her first husband, Philip H. Hurry, Sr. of Clements, MD. She is also survived by her siblings, Mary C. McCarthy of Seattle, WA; JoAnne G. Choporis of Leonardtown, MD; James C. Greenwell (Esther) of Middletown, OH; Mary Genevieve Norris of Leonardtown, MD, T. Jefferson Greenwell (Claudette) of New Carrollton, MD, Rose A. Wilson (Richard) of Leonardtown, MD, Francis M. Greenwell, (Patricia) of Leonardtown, MD, Sybil M. Costanzo of McLean, VA; Carole T. Wible (Joseph) of Leonardtown, MD, and Elizabeth B. Matthews (George) of Bryantown, MD, 18 grandchildren; 8 great grandchildren; many nieces, nephews, great-and great-great-nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers/Honorary Pallbearers: John Hurry, Jr., Ricky Guy, Brett Marshall, Matthew Radford, Beth Radford, Katie Howell, Justin Howell, Alicia Holmes, Kimberly Liston, Brian Radford, Christopher Radford, and Jeffrey Radford.
In lieu of flowers, Memorial contributions may be made to the National Parkinson Foundation, Inc., Office of Development, 1501 NW 9th Avenue/Bob Hope Road, Miami, Florida 33136-1494.
Arrangements are being handled by Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A. Leonardtown, MD.
Birth: 1924-11-19 in McAllen, Texas
|Eusebio Reyes, 85, of Waldorf, MD, died January 5, 2010, at Charlotte Hall Veterans Home.|
Mr. Reyes was a retired Tech Sergeant with the United States Air Force having served 30 years. During his service time he received the Bronze Service Star in 1945 along with the Good Conduct Medal and the Victory Ribbon. In 1953 he received the National Defense Service Medal. In 1960 he received the Air Force Longevity Service Award. He was a life member of the VFW and the Latin American Club. After retiring from the Air Force in 1971 at Bolling Air Force Base in Washington, DC, he worked for Lockheed Aircraft, Inc. Following his retirement he enjoyed working around the house especially taking care of his yard.
Born November 19, 1924, in McAllen, TX, he was the son of the late Jorge Reyes and the late Teofila Sarmienta Reyes.
Predeceased by his parents.
Survived by his wife, Guadalupe Reyes; sons, David and his wife Sue Reyes of La Plata, MD; George and his wife Kim Reyes of Waldorf, MD; and Fred Reyes of Waldorf, MD; daughters, Juanita and her husband William Cornette of Clinton, MD; and Estela and her husband Dave Short of Roanoke, VA. Sister, Guadalupe Martinez of McAllen, TX; 14 grandchildren, Jenna, Hanna, Emma, Jesse, Charles, Chris, George, Jennifer, Leah, Carrisa, William, Royce, Ashley, and Amber; one great grandchild, William.
Visitation will be Sunday, January 10, 2010, from 3PM to 6PM at Raymond Funeral Chapel, 5635 Washington Avenue, La Plata, MD, with prayers at 5PM.
Mass of Christian Burial will be Monday, January 11, 2010, at 10:30AM, at Our Lady Help of Christians, Waldorf, MD.
Fr. Tom Crowley will officiate.
Pallbearers will be his sons.
Interment will be at Arlington National Cemetery on Thursday, January 28, 2010, at 2PM with full Air Force Honors.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of St. Mary’s County, P.O. Box 625, Leonardtown, MD 20650 or Charlotte Hall Veterans Home, 29449 Charlotte Hall Road, Charlotte Hall, MD 20622.
Arrangements provided by Raymond Funeral Service.
|Beander, Lilly Mae
Birth: 1931-03-18 in Leonardtown, Maryland
|Lilly Mae Beander, 78, of Lexington Park, MD, departed this life on Monday, January 4, 2010 at St. Mary's Nursing Center in Leonardtown, MD after a short battle with a brain tumor. Lilly Mae was the youngest of 10 children and was born in Leonardtown, MD on March 18, 1931 to the late Charles Henry and Mary A. Evans Beander. |
She worked 10 years for Social Services as a child care provider and then retired after 30 years of employment with the Belvedere/Days Inn. Lilly Mae was a devoted Catholic where she attended St Aloysius and Immaculate Heart of Mary Church until her health began to fail. During her illness,s she would watch and listen to the mass and rosary each day on tv; her favorite Bible reading was the 23rd Psalm. She enjoyed going to bingo and playing slots, but most of all she loved spending time with her family and friends.
Lilly leaves to cherish her memories her three children: Stephanie Gibson and Thomas Gough of Lexington Park, MD and Charles (Lillian) Beander of California, MD. Two special daughters, Angela (Bobby) Moore of Reynoldsburg, OH and Samantha (Darren) McGhee of Virginia Beach, VA. Ten grandchildren: Alexis Beander of Washington, DC, Shikitia Beander of Laurel, MD, Shawnta Elsey, David (Maranita)Spence, Tawanda Spence all of Lexington Park, MD, Tia Brooks (Leon) of Landover, MD. Kieshia Young of Manassas, VA, Ashley and Brittney Moore of Reynoldsburg, OH and Tevin Stuart of Virginia Beach, VA.
She also leaves behind six great-grandchildren, one great great grandson, a niece, Mary (Jesse) Hansley of Great Mills, MD and three nephews: Joseph (Mary) Curtis of Temple Hills, MD, George Beander of Calvert County and James Thompson of California, MD. Two God children George Beander and Tommy Evans.
She was preceded in death by six brothers: Charles, William, Webster, Clifton, Gilbert and Frances Beander, and three sisters: Lillian Beander-Gough, Gertrude Beander-Herbert, Marie Beander and her grandparents Frank and Hennie Shaw Evans.
Family will receive friends on Friday, January 8, 2010 from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. in Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, 22375 Three Notch Road, Lexington Park, MD 20653. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. with Reverend Jack Kennealy officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.
Arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., Leonardtown, MD.
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