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Thompson, Margaret Evelyn
Birth: Thursday, November 19, 1925 in Washington, Pennsylvania
Residence: Arlington, Virginia
Death: Monday, January 10, 2011 at the age of 85
Laid to Rest: Friday, January 14, 2011 in the St. George's Catholic Church Cemetery, Valley Lee, Maryland
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Margaret Evelyn Thompson, age 85, of Arlington, VA died January 10, 2011 at Virginia Hospital Center, Arlington VA. Born November 19, 1925 in Washington, PA, she was the daughter of the late George and Katie (Hatrick) Knezovich.

Evelyn graduated from Springdale High School in Springdale, PA and attended the Charles County Community College. She moved to Washington, DC on her eighteenth birthday in 1943.

She married Joseph Mulry Thompson, Jr. on August 11, 1944 in Washington, D.C. He preceded her in death on January 11, 2001.

Evelyn spent 34 years in Arlington, VA raising a family before retiring to St. Mary's County in 1977. She returned to Arlington in 1986.

She held multiple jobs in the Washington Metro area including: telephone operator at the Washington Times Herald Newspaper, secretary at the Thompson Electric Company (with her husband), Arlington County crossing guard, library assistant at the Lundenburg School of Seamanship in Piney Point, MD, numerous retail sales jobs, babysitting, proctoring, and many volunteer activities with the Democratic Party and the Arlington Seniors.

Evelyn is survived by one son, Joseph M. Thompson III of Piney Point, MD; and three daughters: Jane A. Nau of Leonardtown, MD, Carolyn M. Cullison (Francis) of St. George Island, MD, and Mary Lou Burke (Patrick J. Kennedy) of Falls Church, VA, 13 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren, 1 great great grandson, and numerous nephews, nieces, in-laws and friends.

In addition to her parents and her husband, she was preceded in death by five brothers and one sister.

Family will receive friends on Thursday, January 13, 2011 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. in the Brinsfield Funeral Home, 22955 Hollywood Road, Leonardtown, MD 20650. A graveside service will be held on Friday, January 14, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at St. George Catholic Church Cemetery, 19199 St. George's Church Road, Valley Lee, MD 20692.

A Memorial Service will be held in Arlington at a later date.

Serving as pallbearers will be David A. Nau, Joseph M. Thompson IV, John N. Burke, Austin Cullison, Francis Cullison, and Patrick Kennedy. Honorary pallbearers include Shaun Kennedy, Bobby Bean, and Ryan Nau.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to one of Evelyn's favorite charities, St. Jude Children's Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

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



Hawkins, Georgie Molly
Birth: Friday, January 15, 1937 in Washington, DC
Residence: Hughesville, Maryland
Death: Monday, January 10, 2011 at the age of 73
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Georgie Molly "Sabrina" Hawkins, 73, of Hughesville, MD died at home on January 10, 2011. Born January 15, 1937 in Washington, D.C., she was the daughter of Norman E. Miller and Rosabel Munger Miller.

Sabrina was a loving mother and grandmother. She enjoyed poetry and drawing, especially charcoal and oil painting, and she especially loved being near the water.

Besides her parents, Sabrina was predeceased by her sister, Jackie Weber.

She is survived by her children, Elizabeth Lynn and her late husband, Larry, Cynthia Swafford (Sandy), Mark Fell, and Jennifer Dill (Stephen); grandchildren Christopher Nicholson, Andrew Fell, Kenneth Harris, Katrina Dill, Stephen Casey Dill, Keegan Dill, Melissa Fell and Kari Fell; and one great-grandchild, Caleb Nicholson.

The family will receive friends for Sabrina's Life Celebration on Saturday, January 15, 2011 from 6 - 7 p.m. at the Brinsfield-Echols Funeral Home, P.A., 30195 Three Notch Rd., Charlotte Hall, MD. A Memorial Service and Candle Lighting Ceremony will be held at 7:00 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Charles County, P.O. Box 1703, LaPlata, MD 20646 and/or to the Calvert Memorial Hospital Foundation (CMH), P.O. Box 2127, Prince Frederick, MD 20678.

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

Williams, Roger Maxwell
Birth: Sunday, October 04, 1936 in Warrenton, North Carolina
Residence: Lexington Park, Maryland
Death: Sunday, January 09, 2011 at the age of 74
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Roger Maxwell "Pops" "Willy", "Sugar 2" Williams, 74, of Lexington Park, MD and formally of Hopewell, VA died January 9, 2011 in St. Mary's Hospital, Leonardtown, MD. Born October 4, 1936 in Warrenton, N.C. he was the son of the late Mary A. and Roger Williams.

Roger is survived by his wife Ardelia V. Williams whom he married in Hopewell, VA on August 20, 1960.

He is survived by his children; Travis Williams (Carolyn) and, Aubrey Williams both of Lexington Park, MD, Damita Bradford (Odis), and Zolita Williams both of Escondido, CA, Lolita Williams-Leak (LaMont) of California, MD, and Stepson William Warren of Edgewood, MD. Roger is also survived by one brother Freeman Williams of Richmond, VA along with four grandchildren Shanay Somerville, La Toya Williams, Austin Williams, and La-Necia Leak.

He graduated from Carter G. Woodson High School in 1956 and enlisted in the United States Navy on May 16, 1956 working as an Air Craft Mechanic for 20 years retiring on May 3, 1976. His duty stations included; California, Florida, New Jersey, Warminster, PA, Sigonella, Sicily, Norfolk, VA, and Patuxent Naval Air Station. During his tour of duty he received the Good Conduct award and the National Defense Service Award. Roger continued to work as an Air Craft Mechanic for DynCorp on Patuxent River Naval Air Station, Lexington Park, MD. He moved from Norfolk, VA to St. Mary's County in 1968.

Roger enjoyed; music, playing cards, old cars, jokes and never met a person who wasn't his friend.

The family will receive friends on Saturday, January 15, 2011 from 10:00-11:00 AM in the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home, Leonardtown, MD where a service will be held at 11:00 AM with Elder Jason Fenwick officiating. Interment will be private.

Arrangements provided by the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home, P.A.

Burroughs, Elliot Matthew
Birth: Thursday, April 19, 1934 in Oraville, Maryland
Residence: Mechanicsville, Maryland
Death: Sunday, January 09, 2011 at the age of 76
Laid to Rest: Friday, January 14, 2011 in the Charles Memorial Gardens, Leonardtown, Maryland
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Elliott Matthew "Bootie" Burroughs, 76 of Mechanicsville, MD died on January 9, 2011 in Hospice House of St. Mary's, Callaway, MD. Born April 19, 1934 in Oraville, MD he was the son of the late Henry Harvey and Mary Hayden Burroughs.

Elliott was the loving husband of the late Imogene Wood Burroughs who preceded him in death on September 3, 2003.

He is survived by his children; Gail Thompson (Bon Dee) of La Plata, MD, Glenda Shotwell (Buck) of Dunkirk, MD, Vicki Smith (Wayne) of Callaway, MD, Clay Burroughs of Lexington Park, MD, Robin Anderson (Mike), Denise Abell (Jimmy) and Roger Burroughs all of whom are from Mechanicsville, MD. Mr. Burroughs is also survived by his sister Mary Doris Case (John) of Summerville, SC as well as 13 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by four brothers; Bernard H. Burroughs, James Hayden Burroughs, Joseph Kenneth Burroughs (Pat), William (Bill) Burroughs and one sister, Irma (Sissy) Brignet.

Elliott was a lifelong resident of St. Mary's County, before his retirement in 2002; he was a truck driver who worked for A.H. Smith and CA Bean. He enjoyed watching the men's and women's softball teams in St. Mary's County play ball and enjoyed watching the Washington Redskins.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, January 13, 2011 from 5:00-8:00 PM in Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home in Leonardtown, MD where prayers will be recited at 7:00 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday at 10:00 AM in St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Morganza, MD with Fr. Keith Woods officiating. Pallbearers will be; Dee Thompson, Justin Anderson, J.W. Abell, Travis Anderson, Andy Wood and Danny Burroughs. Honorary pallbearers are; Mike Anderson, Eugene Shotwell, Jimmy Abell, Wayne Smith, Bon Dee Thompson, Marquise Watts and Michael Johnson.

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

Arrangements provided by Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home, P.A., Leonardtown, MD.

Meiser, Florence M.
Birth: Thursday, March 15, 1923 in York, Pennsylvania
Residence: California, Maryland
Death: Sunday, January 09, 2011 at the age of 87
Laid to Rest: Friday, January 14, 2011 in the Mount Rose Cemetery, York, Pennsylvania
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Florence M. Meiser, 87 of California, MD died Sunday, January 9, 2011 at Hospice House in Callaway, MD.

She was the wife of the late Thomas W. Meiser.

Mrs. Meiser was born in York, PA on March 15, 1923, a daughter of the late Percy N. Shepp and Florence Renaut May. Mrs. Meiser was a 1941 graduate of York High School.

She married the late Thomas W. Meiser on December 25, 1941 at the Episcopal Church of St. John the Baptist, York, PA, where she had been baptized and confirmed. They celebrated 66 wonderful years of marriage prior to Mr. Meiser's death in March of 2008.

She was active in many church activities, was a Cub Scout Den Mother, PTA President and was a past member of the Order of the Eastern Star.

Mrs. Meiser accompanied her husband Tom while he was stationed on the Presidio, San Francisco, CA and Ft. Lewis, Washington during WWII. When Staff Sgt. Meiser was deployed to Alaska, Mrs. Meiser returned to York and worked in a facility which produced large weapons for the war effort. Mrs. Meiser was an outstanding homemaker and was later employed as a secretary by York International Corporation where she retired after 24 years.

In 2004, after moving to the Wildewood Retirement Village in California, MD to be closer to other family members, Mrs. Meiser continued to enjoy bingo and many family events.

Mrs. Meiser is survived by her son, Thomas A. Meiser of Lexington Park, and his wife Shonna M. Meiser; two grandchildren David H. Meiser and his wife Jacqueline V. Meiser of Solomons, Maryland, and John T. Meiser and his wife Lara J. Meiser of Annapolis, Maryland; Six great-grandchildren, Mallory, Elizabeth, and Henry James Meiser of Solomons, and Bayard, Tilghman, and Skylar Meiser of Annapolis. Additionally, she is survived by her sister-in-law Marjorie Meiser of Sarasota, FL.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her sister, Lillian Shepp Haldeman.

There will be a visitation at the Heffner Funeral Chapel & Crematory, 1551 Kenneth Rd., York, PA, on Thursday, January 13, 2011 from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. A funeral service will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Friday, January 14, 2011 at the Episcopal Church of St. John the Baptist, 140 N. Beaver St., York, PA. This service will be preceded by a gathering of friends and family at 1 P.M. in the church social hall for light refreshments and fellowship. The Reverend David Lovelace will be officiating at the service. Burial will follow at the Mount Rose Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to The Church of the Ascension, 21641 Great Mills Road, Lexington Park, MD 20653 or Hospice of St. Mary's, P.O. Box 625, Leonardtown, Maryland 20650 (or online at hospiceofstmarys.org).

Arrangements provided by Heffner Funeral Chapel & Crematory.

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