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Biller, John Braxton
Birth: Sunday, January 25, 1953 in Takoma Park, Maryland
Residence: Charlotte Hall, Maryland
Death: Sunday, August 28, 2011 at the age of 58
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John "Jack" Braxton Biller, 58 of Charlotte Hall, MD passed away on August 28, 2011 at his residence. Born on January 25, 1953, in Takoma Park, MD but raised in New Castle, PA, he was the son of the late Eugene E. and Vera R. Patton Biller.

Jack retired in 2005 from Avaya as a Systems Technician. He also was a member of Mason Grand Lodge District of Columbia, Moose Lodge, and Sons of American Legion. He was a HUGE Pittsburgh Steelers, and Nationals fan. Jack knew how to put a smile on the face of every person he met. He was loved by many and will be greatly missed by all his friends, family and his dog Bubba.

Survived by his wife, Dianna Jean Biller, daughter, Kylie Rose Biller, son, John Braxton Biller, Jr., stepson, Patrick Joseph O'Connell, and a brother, Eugene "Gene" Elwood Biller, Jr.

A Life celebration will be held on Saturday, September 3, 2011 from 1-3 p.m. at Brinsfield-Echols Funeral Home, P.A., 30195 Three Notch Rd., Charlotte Hall, MD where Services will follow at 3 p.m. with Rev. Keith Corrick officiating. Interment private.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Jack Biller Memorial Fund, c/o PNC Bank, 37650 Oak Station Road, Charlotte Hall, MD 20622.

Arrangements provided by Brinsfield-Echols Funeral Home, P.A.

McDonald, Violet Bayne
Birth: Friday, July 27, 1923 in Woodsville, New Hampshire
Residence: Waldorf, Maryland
Death: Sunday, August 28, 2011 at the age of 88
Laid to Rest: Tuesday, September 06, 2011 in the Maryland Veterans Cemetery, Cheltenham, Maryland
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At the age of 20 years old and with the required permission of her mother and father, she joined the United States Navy as a member of the Women Accepted For Voluntary Service (WAVES) where she rose to the rank of Petty Officer 2nd Class. She was honorably discharged March 20, 1947. She was later employed at the U.S. Bureau of Engraving and Printing where she performed accuracy checks and quality control for sheets of $100.00 bills and where she met George McDonald. They were married January 4, 1947, celebrating their final anniversary of 63 years on January 4, 2010.

She left the Bureau of Engraving and Printing and dedicated the rest of her life to her family. She followed her husband, living in Washington, DC and later moving to District Heights, MD and then to Berkeley Springs, WV. She later moved to Waldorf, MD and finally moved to Charlotte Hall Veterans' Home where she spent the remaining days of her life. She had a rare talent of always making new friends wherever she went. Violet McDonald was a very special, caring, and loving individual. She touched so many lives and will be greatly missed by her friends and family.

Daughter of the late F. Jay Delaney and the late Marion Delaney.

Predeceased by her parents; husband, George McDonald; brother, Gale Delaney; daughter, Donna McDonald (who died at birth); and grandson, Sean McDonald.

She was a loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother and is survived by her children, Michael McDonald and his wife Louise, Patrick McDonald and his wife Bonnie, Timothy McDonald and his partner Alan, Melanie Roderick and her husband Kevin, and Maureen Phillips; brother, Dixie Delaney; grandchildren, Michael, Jason, Tracy, Alicia, and Megan; and great-grandchildren, Anthony, Connor, Sean, and Mackenzie.

Visitation: Monday, September 5, 2011 from 5-8PM at Raymond Funeral Chapel, 5635 Washington Avenue, La Plata, MD 20646. Funeral Service: Tuesday, September 6, 2011 at 9:45 AM at Raymond Funeral Chapel. Clergy: Fr. Frank McMullen. Interment: Tuesday, September 6, 2011 at 11AM at MD Veterans' Cemetery, Cheltenham, MD. Pallbearers: Tim McDonald, Alan Rueckgauer, Michael McDonald, Jr., Jason McDonald, Anthony McDonald, and Patrick McDonald. Honorary Pallbearers: United States Navy Honor Guard.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Salvation Army, PO Box 2708, La Plata, MD 20646.

Arrangements provided by Raymond Funeral Service.

Snyder, Jonathon Joel
Birth: Monday, May 14, 1984
Residence: Hollywood, Maryland
Death: Saturday, August 27, 2011 at the age of 27
Laid to Rest: Friday, September 02, 2011 in the Charles Memorial Gardens, Leonardtown, Maryland
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Jonathon "J" Snyder, age 27 of Hollywood, MD died suddenly on August 27, 2011.

Growing up in St. Mary's county, "J" deeply loved his grandfather, the late John Bailey. One of his greatest achievements was that he was able to obtain his CDL License, where he drove for Patuxant Pump and Well. During life, "J" enjoyed pond fishing, bonfires, singing and helping others. He loved to crank up the volume in his Chevy truck, and his family could tell he was close from the vibrations of music in his truck.

"J" leaves behind his devoted wife, Crista Ann Snyder, his dear children Kayla Lynn-Ann, Nathaniel Scott, Jonathon Ryon and Brooklyn Ni'kole Snyder "J" will be dearly missed by his family, Randi-Lynn and Bobby Thompson Sr., Robbie Jr. and Billy Thompson and "MeMe" Peggy Carruth all of Hollywood.

He is also survived by his parents, 6 siblings and a grandmother.

Relatives and friends are invited to "J's Life Celebration at the Brinsfield Funeral Home, 22955 Hollywood Road, Leonardtown, MD on Thursday, September 1, 2011 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. with prayers recited at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at the funeral home on Friday, September 2, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. Interment will follow in Charles Memorial Gardens.

Pallbearers will be Billy Thompson, Kevin Scott, Jason Bowles, Michael Bassford, Zachary Reynolds, Michael Bassford, Zachary Reynolds and Michael Gatton.

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

Mercure, Mary Dean
Birth: Wednesday, October 12, 1932 in Ridge, Maryland
Residence: Scotland, Maryland
Death: Saturday, August 27, 2011 at the age of 78
Laid to Rest: Thursday, September 01, 2011 in the St. Michael's Catholic Church Cemetery, Ridge, Maryland
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Mary Dean Mercure 78, of Scotland, MD died on Saturday, August 27, 2011 at her home surrounded by her loving family. Born October 12, 1932 in Ridge, MD, she was the daughter of the late John Nelson Dean and Edith Rebecca Ridgell Dean.

She is survived by four children Deanna Stone (John) of Park Hall, MD, Ruth Mercure of St. Inigoes, MD, Leo P. Mercure of Scotland, MD and Conrad Mercure (Cindy) of Lake Toxaway, NC, one brother, Frank Dean of Ridge, MD one sister, Cecelia Clark of Scotland, MD. Also survived by eight grandchildren; Raymond Mercure (Wanda), Jeremy Mercure, Michael Mercure, Conrad Mercure, Jr., Tammy Mercure, Johnny Stone, Autum Gray and Patrick Gray. Five great-grandchildren, Tyler, Dixie, Emery, Kylie and Lillian Rhea.

She was preceded in death by her husband Leo H. Mercure and siblings, Ann Dean, Nelson Dean, Jenny Welch, John Dean, Joseph Dean and James Emerick Dean.

Family will receive friends for Mary's Life Celebration on Wednesday, August 31, 2011 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. with prayers recited at 7:00 p.m. at the St. Michael's Catholic Church, 16566 Three Notch Road, Ridge, MD. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered on Thursday, September 1, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. with Reverend Lee Fangmeyer pastor of the church as the celebrant. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of St. Mary's, P.O. Box 625, Leonardtown, MD 20650.

Arrangement by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, Leonardtown, MD 20650.

McElhaney, Neal Rex, Sr.
Birth: Wednesday, October 20, 1926 in Ventura, California
Residence: La Plata, Maryland
Death: Saturday, August 27, 2011 at the age of 84
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Mr. McElhaney was a Veteran and Chief Petty Officer in the United States Navy, having served during World War II. He was a proud member of the Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) community since the mid 50's and retired in 1968 after five years as an EOD Instructor at the EOD School in Indian Head, MD. He also worked at Indian Head as the Manager of the Missile Propulsion Maintenance School and retired on disability in 1972.

He enjoyed water sports and while in the Navy he acquired diving skills in scuba and hard- hat . He loved spending time with family and friends.

Son of the late Neal Rex McElhaney and the late Dorothy Marie Dennis McElhaney. Predeceased by his parents.

Survived by his wife of 53 years, Lottie Louise Chestnut McElhaney; his children, Neal Rex McElhaney, Jr., Kelly Marie McElhaney Lowther, John D. Hardee, Jr., Sandra L. Guarini, Michael D. Hardee, and Kathy R. Hardee. Also survived by 15 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

Gathering: Saturday, September 3, 2011 from 1-2PM with a Memorial Service at 2PM at Raymond Funeral Chapel, 5635 Washington Avenue, La Plata, MD 20646. Clergy: Rev. Mark Roberson Interment: Private.

Memorial contributions may be made to D.A.V. (Disabled American Veterans Memorial Chapter 36, PO Box 147, White Plains, MD 20695).

Arrangements provided by Raymond Funeral Service.

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