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|Reed, David Bruce, IV
Birth: 1961-10-14 in Fort Benning, GA
|David Bruce Reed, IV, 46, of Leonardtown, MD died at his home early Saturday morning, December 22, 2007. |
Born at Fort Benning, GA on October 14, 1961, he grew up in an Army family that moved frequently. In high school, he played football, soccer and wrestled. He received a wrestling scholarship to The Citadel in Charleston, SC and graduated with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering in 1984. At the Citadel he was a member of the elite Summerall Guards. Years later, he received a M.S. in Engineering Management from the Florida Institute of Technology. He was a Department Director for at BAE Systems, Inc. In the summer of 1984, he married Daphne Byrd and moved to St. Mary's County to begin his career as an Electrical Engineer working on Navy contracts. They had three children; Brandy Reed, a sophomore engineering student at the University of Maryland, Whitney Reed, a junior at Leonardtown High, and Kristy Reed, an eighth grader at Leonardtown Middle School. They were married for eleven years.
In addition to his children, Dave is survived by his longtime companion, Diana Bromley, and his parents David and Natalie Reed, also from Leonardtown. His sister, Charlanne Reed Hertz, lives in Fairfax, VA with her husband Jay Hertz and their sons, Jason, Tommy and Sam. Dave's uncle, Marion Reed and his wife, Pat, live in Hyde Park, NY and his only first cousin, Brook Reed, lives in New Milford, CT. Dave loved boating, fishing, snowboarding with his daughters and working in his yard. His three daughters were his absolute pride and joy.
The family will receive friends for Dave's Life Celebration from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Friday, December 28, 2007 with prayers at 7:00 p.m. in the Brinsfield Life Celebration Chapel in Leonardtown, MD. A Funeral Service will be conducted at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 29, 2007 in the funeral home chapel. Father Joe Dobson will conduct the service. Interment will follow in Charles Memorial Gardens, Leonardtown, MD.
Serving as pallbearers will be Serge LeFebvre, Mark Cianflone, Charlie Nestor, Glenn Landmann, Mike Getty, Jason Hertz and Tommy Hertz.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorials be given to either the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 5216, Glenn Allen, VA 23058-5216 or to FIRST Robotics Team 836 c/o The Forrest Technology Center, 24006 Pt. Lookout Rd., Leonardtown, MD 20650.
|Passarelli, Alfred " Fred " Thomas
Birth: 1942-10-28 in Bronx, NY
|Alfred Thomas "Fred" Passarelli, 65, of Mechanicsville, MD died on December 22, in Mechanicsville, MD.|
Born October 28, 1942 in the Bronx, New York, he was the son of the late Alfred Thomas Passarelli and Anne Frances Nakraseive Passarelli. Fred was a financial manager for Hunt Ford in LaPlata, MD. He was an avid hunter and fisherman.
He is survived by his sister, Elizabeth Passarelli of California, MD, and special friends, Ray Copsey of Mechanicsville, MD, Maria Crellin of Park Hall, MD, Giovanna Riley of Ft. Lauderdale, FL, Danny and Karen Unkle of Charlotte Hall, MD and Donnie and Debbie Thompson of Mechanicsville, MD.
The family will receive friends for Fred's Life Celebration on Thursday, December 27, 2007 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A. in Leonardtown, MD. Prayers will be recited at 7:00 p.m. A Graveside Service will be conducted on Friday, December 28, 2007 at 1:00 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice House, c/o HOSPICE of St. Mary's Inc., P.O. 625, Leonardtown, MD 20650.
|Coontz, Raymond Joseph "Binky"
Birth: 1987-10-13 in Lexington Park, MD
|Raymond Joseph "Binky" Coontz, 20, of Lexington Park, MD died at his home after a battle with cancer, surrounded by his loving family on Wednesday, December 19, 2007.|
Born on October 13, 1987 he was the son of Mark Alan Sr. and Mary Ann (Gandy) Coontz of Lexington Park, MD.
Binky is survived by his parents, a sister, Crystal Coontz of Lexington Park, MD and two brothers Bobbie Coontz of Lexington Park, MD and Mark Alan Coontz, Jr. and wife Laura of California, MD and his grandfather Robert Gandy of Lexington Park, MD. He was preceded in death by his beloved "Grammy" Katherine Gandy.
Friends will be received on Friday, December 21, 2007 at St. Michael's Catholic Church, 16555 Three Notch Road, Ridge, MD from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. with prayers recited at 7:00 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be offered on Saturday,
December 22, 2007 at 10:00 a.m. in the church, with the Rev. Msgr. Maurice O'Connell pastor of the church will be the
celebrant. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice House % Hospice of St. Mary's, P.O. Box 625, Leonardtown, MD 20650 in Binky's memory.
Arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., Leonardtown, MD 20650
|Bobo, Sara Crowell
Birth: 1923-11-25 in Montgomery, Alabama
|On Wednesday, December 19, 2007 of Dunkirk, MD. Beloved wife of the late Otis V. Bobo; loving mother of Michael B. Bobo, Sallie B. Cribbs and Cindy Tucker. She is also survived by three grandchildren, Matthew and Kacy Cribbs and Tracie Tucker. A memorial gathering will be held at the Lee Funeral Home, Calvert, P.A., 8125 Southern Maryland Blvd., (Route 4 and Fowler Road), Owings, MD on Thursday from 6 to 9 p.m. A Memorial Service will be held at Christ Episcopal Church, 8710 Old Branch Avenue, Clinton, MD 20735 on Friday, December 28 at 11 a.m. Interment Arlington National Cemetery at a later date. Contributions may be made to Christ Episcopal Church at the above address or Andrews Officers Wives Club, Andrews Air Force Base, Andrews AFB, MD 20762.|
|Norton, George Edward
Birth: 1917-09-26 in Washington, DC
|George Edward Norton, of Ridge, MD passed away on Monday, December 17, 2007 at the Charlotte Hall Veterans Home. Mr. Norton was 90 years old. He was born to Clarence Mortimer and Laura Nesius Norton on September 26, 1917, in Washington, DC.|
Mr. Norton was a U.S. Navy veteran, and served during World War II as a carpenter's mate. He worked as a television repairman and carpenter in Washington, DC, after the war; he and his wife moved their family to Ridge in the early 1950's. Mr. Norton then began his civil service career as an electronics technician at the Naval Air Test Center, Patuxent River, MD, and retired in 1977.
Mr. Norton was a past member of the St. Michael's Church Choir, past president of the St. Vincent DePaul Society, and served on the Board of Directors of the St. Jerome Creek Citizens Association. He also served as an usher at St. Michael's Church in Ridge.
His hobbies and interests included organic gardening, coin and stamp collecting, American history, chess, checkers, dancing, classical music, old movies, and studying the stock market.
Mr. Norton is survived by his wife Audrey Raley Norton, whom he married on October 14, 1943, in Washington, DC, and by his children Diane Varner, and her husband Donald, of Severna Park; Larry Norton and his wife Elizabeth, of LaPlata; Karen Jensen and her husband Peter, of Ridge; and Kevin Norton, and his companion Karen Headley, of Mechanicsville. He is also survived by his grandchildren Douglas Varner, and his wife Christina; David Varner; and Brandi Norton.
Mr. Norton was predeceased by his parents and his brothers Howard Norton and Henry Norton.
Family will receive friends at St. Michael's Catholic Church, Ridge, MD on Wednesday, December 19, 2007 from 5 to 8 p.m., with prayers recited at 7 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Rev. Msgr. Maurice O'Connell on Thursday, Dec. 20, 2007 at 12 noon at the church, with burial following in the church cemetery. Pallbearers will be Bruce Dalton, Peter Jensen, Henry Norton, Bruce Raley, David Varner, and Douglas Varner.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Ridge Volunteer Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 456, Ridge, MD 20680; Hospice of St. Mary's, P.O. Box 625, Leonardtown, MD 20650; or Monsignor Peacock Memorial Fund at St. Michael's School, P.O. Box 259, Ridge, MD 20680.
Funeral arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., Leonardtown, MD
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