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|Johnson, Elaine Marie
Birth: 1932-06-20 in Washington, DC
|Elaine C. Johnson, 74, of Leonardtown, Maryland, died October 7, 2006 at St. Mary's Hospital in Leonardtown. She was born June 20, 1932 in Washington, D.C. to the late William R. 'Rhodie' Cryer and Marie C. Schulze Cryer.|
She graduated from the School of the Nativity Grade School in 1946, the Academy of the Holy Cross High School in 1950, and earned her A.A. from Immaculata College of Washington in 1952. She also attended Catholic University.
She pursued a lifelong interest in art, and taught art for several years at Father Andrew White Grade School in Leonardtown. Her other passion was traveling, and she went on several great adventures early in life, including her fondest trip driving around the U.S. with her friends in 1954. She began it in early June at 21, and 6 weeks and some 20 states later, including passing through Mexico and British Columbia, she returned home in mid-July at 22.
She worked several jobs as a secretary, first in Washington, then at Patuxent River after marrying and moving to St. Mary's County, before retiring to be a full-time mother and homemaker.
She is survived by her son, Edwin P. Johnson, III and his wife, Susan Michaud Johnson, of Morganza, MD; her daughter, Janice A. Johnson, of Leonardtown; her son, Glenn W. Johnson, of Lorton, VA; her granddaughter, Sara L. Johnson, of Morganza; and many very dear friends.
The family received friends and said prayers on Tuesday, October 10th, at Brinsfield Funeral Home in Leonardtown.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered today, Wednesday, October 11th, at St. Aloysius Church in Leonardtown, at 10:00 A.M, with Father John T. Dakes officiating. Interment will follow at Charles Memorial Gardens in Leonardtown. Pallbearers will be Darwin Engle, Duane Engle, Geoffrey Engle, James Howard, David Woodburn, and John Woodburn.
Memorial contributions may be made to Leonardtown Volunteer Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 299, Leonardtown, MD 20650.
|Whalen, Ann C.
Birth: 1939-03-19 in Newport, MD
|Ann C. Whalen, 67, of Charlotte Hall, Maryland, died surrounded by her family on October 8, 2006. She is the daughter of Mamie Baker and the late William Baker and the wife of the late Joseph F. Whalen, Jr.|
Mrs. Whalen was retired from the Charles County Board of Education, where she worked for many years as a Food Service Manager. She was Catholic and attended St. Mary's Church Newport, in Charlotte Hall, Maryland. She was active in her faith, volunteering with religious education and a Sacred Heart Ladies’ Auxiliary Board of Trustees member. She was a member of the NAACP and the Food Service Association. She also enjoyed bowling, traveling and most of all being with her loving family.
She is survived by seven children; Darlene Savoy, Valerie (Gregory) Turner, Joseph S. (Dena) Whalen, JoAnn (Emillio) Stokes, Lorraine Washington, Michael Whalen, and Martin Whalen; mother-in-law, Catherine L. Whalen; two brothers, nine sisters; fourteen grandchildren, eight great grandchildren; and a host of relatives and friends. Preceded her in death the late Margaret Whalen, daughter, the late Joseph F. Whalen, Sr., father-in-law, the late Timothy W. Washington, Jr., son-in-law and the late Anjanette Whalen, daughter-in-law.
Friends may call on Saturday, October 14, 2006 at the St. Mary's Church Newport in Charlotte Hall, Maryland, visitation from 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. followed by a mass of Christian Burial. Interment will follow at the church cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.
|Holt, Helen Mae
Birth: 1943-01-17 in Washington, DC
|Helen Mae Holt of Mechanicsville, Maryland formerly of Waldorf, MD died Sunday, October 8, 2006 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown, MD. She was 63 years old.|
Born January 17, 1943 in Washington, DC, she was the daughter of the late Mary and Carl Anderson. Mrs. Holt was a hair stylist for the Hair Cuttery in Clinton, Maryland and enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Holt was preceded in death by her son Charley Anderson and brother Robert Anderson.
She is survived by her husband of over 40 years, Frank Holt; sons David Holt and Kevin Holt; sister Esther Fletcher; brothers Bill Anderson and Tommy Anderson; grandchildren David Holt II, Casey Holt, Shelby Anderson, Courtney Anderson, Rebecca Holt and Logan Holt.
Family to receive friends on Saturday, October 14, 2006 from 2PM to 5PM at the Brinsfield-Echols Funeral Home, P.A. 30195 Three Notch Road Charlotte Hall, Maryland. Interment will be private.
|Seeman Booker, Ellen Jane
Birth: 1958-10-06 in Riverhead, New York
|Ellen Jane Seeman Booker, 48, of St. Leonard, Maryland died on October 6, 2006 at her residence. Born October 6, 1958 in Riverhead, Long Island, NY, the daughter of David Bruce Seeman and Barbara Smith Seeman. She was the wife of Frank Courtney Booker, III, and the mother of Frank Courtney Booker, IV.|
Ellen attended Chopticon High School for three years, graduating from Cold Spring Harbor High School in NY. She received her bachelor’s degree in Communications and Theatre Arts from Susquehanna University. For many years before and for a short time after her marriage on December 29, 2001, Ellen was a successful sales representative for Alling and Corey, Simpson and Mohawk paper companies.
Loving the theatre, she appeared in numerous stage productions while in college and afterwards in the community theatre in Mechanicsburg, PA. A member of Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in Arnold, MD, Ellen sang both with the folk choir and with a very special group of friends who mastered a close harmony of voices similar to the “Andrew Sisters”. Ellen and her husband were active members of the Cornerstone Presbyterian Church in Lexington Park, Maryland. Ellen was a member of the Major William Thomas Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
She is survived by her parents, her husband, her son and her sister, Betsy Seeman Rhodes of Midlothian, VA; her brother, David Bruce Seeman, Jr. of Hockessin, DE; and nieces Katherine Ann and Susanne Elizabeth Rhodes, and nephews, Bradford George Rhodes, David Christopher Seeman and Samuel Augusta Seeman.
The family will receive friends on Friday, October 13, 2006 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., 22955 Hollywood Road, Leonardtown, Maryland 20650. A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, October 14, 2006 at 11:00 a.m. at Cornerstone Presbyterian Church, 23075 Town Creek Drive, Lexington Park, Maryland 20653. Pastor Terry Baxley will officiate. Inurnment will be private.
Memorial contributions can be made to Calvert Hospice, P.O. Box 838, Prince Frederick, MD 20678, Cornerstone Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 783, Lexington Park, Maryland 20653, or John Hopkins Cancer Center, 1650 Orleans Street, Room G-90, Baltimore, MD 21231-1000.
|Ray, Edward Erle, III
Birth: 1942-01-09 in Washington, DC
|Edward E. Ray, III, 64, of Leonardtown, Maryland, formerly of Mayo, died at his home October 10, 2006.|
A General Contractor, he was owner of Edward E. Ray Company Inc. and Classic Kitchen and Bath.
Mr. Ray was born in Washington, DC, and moved to Mayo in 1955. He graduated from Annapolis High School, attended Bridgewater College in VA and Columbia Tech for architectural drawing.
Mr. Ray was a member of NRA, NKBA, NAHB, and Elks #622 of Annapolis. He was a past member of the West River Yacht Club. Boats, fishing and hunting were his passion. He also excelled in landscaping and helping friends remodel their homes.
Survivors include his wife of 10 years Linda Shawn Ray, three children Douglas Ray and wife Robin, Jeffrey Ray, Suzanne Ray and husband John, and three step children, Allan Rankin, Dawn Shiefk, Sherry Parkinson and husband George, and eight grandchildren. He is also survived by a brother, Harry K. Rinker and his wife Verna. Mr. Ray was preceded in death by his parents Edward E and Nellie H. Ray, and a brother J. H. Rinker.
A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, October 21, 2006 at 11:00 a.m. at the Brinsfield Funeral Home, 22955 Hollywood Road, Leonardtown, Maryland 20650.
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