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Thomas, Mary Esther
Birth: Thursday, March 31, 1921 in Hollywood, Maryland
Residence: Hollywood, Maryland
Death: Friday, February 18, 2011 at the age of 89
Laid to Rest: Tuesday, February 22, 2011 in the St. Johns Catholic Church Cemetery, Hollywood, Maryland
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Mary Esther "Maw "Maw" Thomas, 89, of Hollywood, MD passed away in St. Mary's Hospital, Leonardtown, MD on February 18, 2011. Born March 31, 1921 in Hollywood, MD, she was the daughter of the late George Washington Lafayette and Mary Luceria (Mattingley) Hill.

She was the loving wife of the late Carl George Thomas, whom she married in the Episcopal Church, Ellicott City, MD on September 5, 1944, Carl preceded her in death on September 15, 1973.

Mrs. Thomas is survived by her children Carl "George" Thomas, Jr. (Betty) of Loveville, MD, William "Larry" Thomas (Sandy), Barbara "Bobbie" Emory (Mickey), and Daniel "Danny" Thomas (Gwen) all of Hollywood, MD. She also had 8 grandchildren, and 7 great grandchildren.

In addition to her parents and husband, Mrs. Thomas was preceded in death by her siblings Agnes Marie McGee, Elsie Marie Newton, Woodrow Thomas Hill, Mary Louise Newton, Pearl Agnes Dunn, and Emma Elizabeth Brown.

She attended St. John's Catholic School, Hollywood, MD. Mrs. Thomas was a lifelong resident of St. Mary's County . She was a housewife, and after her husband died she entered the workforce, working at the Commissary Region, Comptroller Office and Public Works. She retired in 1990. After retirement Mrs. Thomas volunteered for the Garvy Center and Hollywood, Volunteer Fire Department. She enjoyed watching Lawrence Welk, sewing, gardening, playing cards, and visiting with family and friends.

The family will receive friends on Monday, February 21, 2011 from 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM in the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home, Leonardtown, MD where prayers will be recited at 7:00 PM. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, February 22, 2011 at 10:00 AM in St. John's Catholic Church, Hollywood, MD with Fr. Raymond Schmidt officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Pallbearers will be grandsons Bryan L. Thomas, Bruce A. Thomas, Benjamin H. Emory, Michael G. Emory, Brandon M. Thomas, and Jason W. Thomas. Honorary Pallbearers will be Carla Emory and Kimberly Adams.

Contributions in memory of Mary Thomas can be made to St. John's Francis Regis Catholic Church, Capital Campaign, 43950 St. John's Road, Hollywood, MD, Hollywood Volunteer Fire Department, P.O. Box 7, Hollywood, MD and/or Hollywood Volunteer Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 79, Hollywood, MD 20636.

Arrangements provided by Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home.

Marquess, Patricia Lee
Birth: Sunday, May 21, 1939 in Washington, DC
Residence: Owings, Maryland
Death: Friday, February 18, 2011 at the age of 71
Laid to Rest: Tuesday, February 22, 2011 in the Southern Memorial Gardens, Dunkirk, Maryland
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Patricia Lee "Patsy" Marquess, age 71, of Owings, MD died February 18, 2011 at Burnett Calvert Hospice House. She was born May 21, 1939 in Washington, DC to Milton and Florence Alta (West) Gordon. She was educated in Calvert County School and graduated from Calvert High School in 1957.

Patsy was married to Arthur Donald Marquess December 22, 1957 in St. Anthony's Catholic Church, North Beach.

Patsy enjoyed the farm, gardening, and the family, especially her grandchildren. She was also an avid Washington Redskin fan.

Surviving are her husband Arthur Donald, three children Sandra Lynn Marquess of California, MD, Dawn Marquess Harrison and her husband Bryan of Salisbury, MD and Timothy Donald Marquess of Owings, MD; three grandchildren Tucker Philip Harrison and Tolan Aaron Harrison and Timothy D. "TJ" Marquess, Jr.; one sister Dorothy Gordon of Sunderland, MD and Michael Gordon and his wife Carol of Lothian, MD and a special sister in law Hilda Mae Buckmaster of Owings, MD.

Arrangements provided by Rausch Funeral Home.

Visitation
February 21, 2011
2:00-4:00 & 7:00-9:00 P.M.
Location: Rausch Funeral Home - Owings, MD

Mass of Christian Burial
February 22, 2011
11:00 A.M.
Location: Saint Anthony's Catholic Church



Proctor, Marie Christine
Birth: Monday, July 07, 1924 in Fountain Inn, South Carolina
Residence: Waldorf, Maryland
Death: Friday, February 18, 2011 at the age of 86
Laid to Rest: Tuesday, March 01, 2011 in the Maryland Veterans Cemetery, Cheltenham, Maryland
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Proctor, Marie Christine Brown (Age 86) of Waldorf, Maryland.

Marie Christine Brown Proctor, the seventh daughter of the late A.B. Brown and the late Jessie A. Brown was born on July 7, 1924 in Fountain Inn, South Carolina.

She grew up and received her education in South Carolina. In June of 1946 Marie received her degree as a Beautician from the Poro Beautician School in Columbia, South Carolina.

Shortly after receiving her degree, Marie moved to Maryland in 1950 where she began her career as an entrepreneur. Maryland is also where she met and later married her husband, the late Robert Sylvester Proctor. She was blessed with nine children from this union.

Marie was a strong and devoted wife and mother. She enjoyed playing bingo, fishing, cooking and knitting but most of all she enjoyed spending time with her family.

Early on Friday morning, February 18, 2011, at the Charles County Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in La Plata, Maryland, Marie transitioned from this earthly life to life eternal.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by all but three of her children, Robert, Theresa, Barbara, Ricky, Michelle and Jeffrey.

Left to cherish fond memories are: one daughter, Patricia "Patsy" Proctor; two sons, Ronald Proctor and Jerome "Jerry" Proctor; daughters-in-law, Rosalyn and Ann Marie; sons-in-law, Russell and Louis and a host of grandchildren, great grandchildren and other relatives.

Viewing, 11:00am on Tuesday, March 1, 2011 in the Chapel of THORNTON Funeral Home, P.A., 3439 Livingston Road, Indian Head, Maryland until time of Service, 12 noon. Interment, Maryland Veterans Cemetery in Cheltenham, Maryland.

Arrangements provided by THORNTON Funeral Home, P.A.

Garner, Bertha Vera
Birth: Tuesday, August 04, 1925 in Baltimore, Maryland
Residence: Lusby, Maryland
Death: Friday, February 18, 2011 at the age of 85
Laid to Rest: Thursday, February 24, 2011 in the St. Paul United Methodist Church Cemetery, Lusby, Maryland
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Bertha Vera Rodey Garner, 85, passed away at her residence in Lusby, Maryland and went home to be with the Lord on February 18, 2011, surrounded by her loving family. She was born on August 4, 1925 in Baltimore, MD to the late Anna Mae Jenkins and Edward Christian Rodey.

Bertha was preceded in death by her devoted husband Victor A. Garner, Sr.

She is survived by her loving children Lyndall L. Aurand and her husband Harold J. Aurand; Victor A. Garner, Jr. and his wife Ema J. Garner; Valerie A. Garner; Judith C. Gott and Laurie R. Nelson and her husband Hooper Rick Nelson all of Lusby, MD, five grandchildren, Craig, David, Eric, Barbara and Wayne and thirteen great grandchildren.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday, February 23, from 2 – 4 and 6 – 8 PM at the Rausch Funeral Home, P. A., 20 American Lane, Lusby, MD. A service celebrating her life will be held on Thursday, February 24, 11:00 AM at Southern Calvert Baptist Church 12140 H. G. Trueman Road, Lusby, MD with Pastors Steve Fehrman, Rick Hancock and George Secrist officiating. Interment will follow at St. Paul United Methodist Church Cemetery, Lusby, MD. Pallbearers are Eric Garner, Craig Gately, David Gately, Christian McCready, Martin Rodey and Wayne Whiting.

In lieu of flowers tax deductible donations can be sent to: (The Evangelical Alliance Mission) TEAM, P. O. Box 969, Wheaton, IL 60187-0969 www.teamworld.org in Bertha's memory.

Arrangements were provided by the Rausch Funeral Home, P. A., Lusby, MD.


Demko, June Marie
Birth: Tuesday, August 11, 1936 in Washington, DC
Death: Friday, February 18, 2011 at the age of 74
Laid to Rest: Tuesday, February 22, 2011 in the National Slovak Cemetery
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June Marie Demko, passed away on February 18, 2011 at her residence. Born August 11, 1936 in Washington, DC, she was the daughter of the late Mary Louise Zidek (Sharrow) Newton and Harvey Theodore Sharrow. In 1942, she and her family relocated to St. Mary's County, Maryland where she attended St. Michael's School.

In 1952, June married John Demko, and they lived together in Dameron, MD celebrating over 58 happy years of marriage.

She was a homemaker who enjoyed spending time with family and friends, cooking, camping, and listening to country music. In healthier times, June cherished card nights with friends, lunches with "the girls," and quilting. She was sincere in her faith and comforted by her belief in God.

June was predeceased by her son, John Robert "Bobby" Demko (Barbara), her parents, and her siblings: Theodore Sharrow (Susie) formerly of Boston, MS; Shirley Covey (JJ) formerly of Bells, TX; Catherine Schmucker (Jim) formerly of Lexington Park, MD; and William "Billy" Sharrow formerly of Lexington Park, MD.

She is survived by her loving husband, daughter Debra Drury (Joe), son Jimmy Demko (Rosalie), daughter Diane Burr (Scott), daughter Dawn Demko, brother John Sharrow (Susan) of Chevy Chase, MD, and sister Mary Frances Schmalgemeyer (Sherman) of Hollywood, MD. Additionally, she is survived by grandchildren Jeff Drury (Davena), Wesley Demko, Thomas Burr, and Sara Burr and great granddaughter Ciearra Drury.

Pallbearers will be Joseph Drury, Scott Burr, Jeff Drury, Wes Demko, Charles "Chuck" Schmalgemeyer, and Buddy Schuh.

Family will receive friends on Monday, February 21, 2011 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. with prayers recited at 7 p.m. in St. Cecilia's Catholic Church. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, February 22, 2011 at 10 a.m. with Father Scott Woods officiating. Interment will follow in National Slovak Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of St. Mary's, Inc., P.O. Box 625, Leonardtown, MD and/or Ridge Volunteer Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 456, Ridge, MD 20680 or Ridge Volunteer Fire Department, P.O. Box 520, ridge, MD 20680.

Arrangements provided by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., Leonardtown, MD.

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