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|Weasenforth, Lawrence Odell, Sr.
Birth: 1929-10-20 in Laurel Dale, West Virginia
|Lawrence Odell Weasenforth Sr., 79 of Ridge, MD died May 19, 2009 at his residence. Born October 20, 1929 in Laurel Dale, WV, he was the son of the late Lake Vernon and Pearl Mae Coffman Weasenforth. |
He was the loving husband of Mary Agnes Weasenforth whom he married on July 23, 1949 in St. Michaelís Rectory, Ridge, MD.
He is also survived by his children Lawrence O. Weasenforth, Jr. of Scotland, MD, Charles Weasenforth and his wife Ginger of St. Leonard, MD, Elaine Stone and her husband Mike of Lexington Park, MD and Wayne Weasenforth and partner Rose Page of Ridge, MD as well as his brother Lyle Weasenforth of Dameron, MD.
He is also survived by 11 grandchildren; Ramona Weasenforth of Ridge, MD, Billy Weasenforth of Lexington Park, MD, Melissa Wheeler of Hollywood, MD, Rebecca Guy of Hollywood, MD, Michelle Weems, Tamara Sapp and Stanley Kerschner, all of St. Leonard, MD, Janet Stone of California, MD, Resy Austin of Hollywood, MD, Dennis Stone of Scotland, MD and Shane Weasenforth of Lexington Park, MD as well as 18 Great-grandchildren; Jacqueline Weasenforth, Amanda Norris, Adam Norris, Hannah Weasenforth, Rachel Weems, Thomas Wheeler, Collin Sapp, Haley Wheeler, Christopher Austin, Ashlin Dean, Elizabeth Weems, Makyia Weasenforth, Alexis Parks, Joslynn Austin, Alex Reece, Brandon Austin, Brody Sapp and Cameron Dean.
Lawrence moved to St. Maryís County in 1942 and attended Great Mills High School. He worked at PAX River for 40 years, retiring on May 2, 1992; (20 years in the Navy Exchange Laundry- PAX River, 17 years as a boiler plant equipment mechanic and 3 years as a ground support equipment mechanic). He enjoyed fishing, being a mechanic, building boats and hunting.
The family will receive friends on Thursday, May 21, 2009 from 5:00-8:00 PM at First Friendship United Methodist Church, Ridge, MD where prayers will be said at 7:00 PM. A funeral service will be held at 10:00 AM on Friday, May 22, 2009 at First Friendship United Methodist Church with Rev. Keith Schukraft officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Billy Weasenforth, Dennis Stone, Roy Norris, Earl Lumpkins, Robbie Wood and Chip Allen. Honorary pallbearers will be Shane Weasenforth, Stan Kerschner and Jacqueline Weasenforth.
Contributions may be made to First Friendship United Methodist Church, 13723 Point Lookout Road, Ridge, MD 20680 and/or Hospice of St. Maryís, P.O. Box 625, Leonardtown, MD 20650.
Arrangements provided by Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home.
|Blanchett, Eleanor Dorothy
Birth: 1928-05-30 in Queens, New York
|Eleanor Dorothy Blanchett, 80, of Port Republic, MD passed away on May 19, 2009 in Calvert Memorial Hospital.|
Born May 30, 1928 in Queens, New York to the late Eric and Emma Mayer Rydberg.
Mrs. Blanchett is survived by her daughters, Sheryl Lee Miller of Port Republic and Lorelle Duelley of Port Republic, MD. She is also survived by 2 grandchildren, Kristin Miller and Ricky Duelley.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday May 23, 2009, 11 AM at Rausch Funeral Home, 4405 Broomes Island Road, Port Republic, MD. Interment is private. Memorial contributions may be made to either the SPCA or the Virginia German Shepherd Rescue.
Arrangements provided by Rausch Funeral Home.
|Dameron, Edith Cairns
Birth: 1917-09-05 in Sawyerville, Quebec, Canada
|Edith Cairns Dameron, 91, of Dameron, MD died May 18, 2009, at St. Mary's Hospital in Leonardtown after a brief illness.|
Dedie was born in Sawyerville, Quebec, Canada on September 5, 1917 to Horace Robert and Agnes Frances Cairns.
Her nursing career brought her to La Plata Hospital, where she met James Allen Dameron. They were married at St. Michael's Church in 1945 when Allen returned from WWII. Dedie devoted much of her life to taking care of her family, making the best potato salad, chocolate chip cookies and donuts, and beating everyone at cribbage and Yahtzee (or any other competitive game on the table).
She is survived by her children and their spouses: James Allen, Jr. and Shirley of Dameron; Daniel Cairns and Rusty of Colorado Springs, CO; Maggie D. Drury and John of Chester, VA; Gregory Spencer and Patty of Leonardtown; and Michael Christopher of Rochester, NY. Dedie is also survived by thirteen grandchildren: George, Jennifer, Allison, Brian, Stacey, Bekki, Ian, Megan, John R., Amanda, Benjamin, Patrick and Erin; and 13 great-grandchildren: Stephanie, Tyler, Andrew, Rachel, Joseph, Jonathan, Christopher, Quincy, Levi, Bryce, Caleb, Jonathan Scott, and Benjamin Joseph. Her extended family includes the Peggy Childs family, The David and Marsha Stewart family, the Richard and Margaret Effler family and the Chuck and Genie Cole family as well as many relatives on the Cairns side.
She was preceded in death by her husband, James Allen Dameron, Sr., her grandchild, Jessica Anne Dameron, her brothers Newell, Lloyd and Hugh; her sisters, Helen and Wilda; and her in-laws, Dick and Velma Effler and Madeleine Stewart.
The family will receive friends at St. Michael's Catholic Church, Ridge, MD, on Thursday, May 21, 2009 from 5 to 8 p.m. where prayers will be recited at 7 p.m.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Michael's on Friday, May 22, at 11 a.m. with Monsignor Maurice O'Connell officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.
Arrangements provided by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., Leonardtown, MD.
|Netherton, Aldine Mary
Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A.
Wednesday, May 20, 2009
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Prayers Recited at 7:00 p.m.
Lexington Park United Methodist
Thursday, May 21, 2009
|Washington, Joyce Ann
Birth: 1949-03-28 in Riverside, Maryland
|On Monday, May 18, 2009, Joyce Ann Washington, of Rison, Maryland quietly departed this life at the Waldorf Center, Genesis Nursing Home, Waldorf, Maryland.|
Joyce was born in Riverside, Maryland on March 28, 1949 to the late Nellie Madeline Gutrick Washington and the late William Joseph Washington. She enjoyed helping others and spent many years volunteering at Freedom Landing and the Charles County Adult Daycare Center, both located in La Plata, Maryland. She also enjoyed shopping with the residentís, listening to music and playing bingo.
She leaves behind, to cherish her memory, her Grandmother, Hazel Gutrick, Caretaker, Ollie Johnson; five brothers, William, Harry, Thomas, Jeffery and Larry; two sisters, Linda Bannister and Cindy Patterson; three sisters-in-law, Sherann, Erica and Debbie; two brothers-in-law, Wilbert Bannister and Wade Patterson; seven aunts, Alberta Bransome, Anne Warren, Pearl Smith, Betty Ross, Shirley Lewis, Geraldine Ward and Vyria Cobey; five uncles, Robert Gutrick, Nathanial Warren, Sylvester Smith, Bob Ward, and Prodey Cobey and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Her Viewing will be held on Tuesday, May 26, 2009, 9:00am until time of Service, 11:00 am in the Chapel of Thornton Funeral Home, P.A. 3439 Livingston Road, (State Route #227, Pomonkey) Indian Head, Maryland 20640. Her Interment will be in Mt. Hope Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery, Nanjemoy, Maryland.
Arrangements provided by Thornton Funeral Home.
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