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|Anderson, Darren Lee
Birth: 1988-01-12 in Mechanicsville, Maryland
|Darren Lee Anderson, 18 of Mechanicsville MD died in an auto accident on December 1, 2006 in Mechanicsville, MD.|
Born in Mechanicsville at home on January 12, 1988. He attended Lettie Dent Elementary and was a graduate from Chopticon High School in 2006. Darren did extremely well throughout his school years. He always made Honor Roll. During his high school years, he took carpentry at the Tech Center and was top in his class. Darren went to work with DMAR of Upper Marlboro, MD as a yard Supervisor. He also had a deep love for the outdoors. He was an avid hunter, loved to fish & crab. Darren also had such a passion in helping others often putting his own needs aside. Darren’s love for his family and friends is untouchable.
Survived by his parents, Daniel Lee and Denise Lynn Shanks Anderson, brother, Derrick Lyle Anderson, and brother & sister-in-law, David Llyod and Amanda Shockey Anderson, Grandmother, Ellen Grabs Anderson and Doris Dufour Rangel, and many aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Family will receive friends today, Wednesday, December 6, 2006 from 5-8 p.m. with prayers recited at 7 p.m. in Brinsfield-Echols Funeral Home, P.A., 30195 Three Notch Rd., Charlotte Hall, MD where Funeral Services will also be held on Thursday, December 7, 2006 at 10 a.m. Pastor Robert Kyner will be officiating. Interment will follow at Trinity Memorial Gardens, Waldorf, MD.
Memorial contributions may be made to: Save the Bay, The Philip Merrill Environmental Center, 6 Herndon Ave., Annapolis, MD 21403.
|Lubic, Patricia Wheatley
Birth: 1961-08-16 in La Plata, Maryland
|Patricia Wheatley Lubic, 45, of La Plata died Dec. 10, 2006, at Washington Hospital Center, Washington, D.C.|
Born Aug. 16, 1961, in La Plata, Ms. Lubic was the daughter of Richard Harry Wheatley and the late Diana "Kay" Wheatley.
She was a construction worker. Known as a small-town girl, Ms. Lubic enjoyed the simple pleasures of home, family, fishing, and playing with friends and family. She also enjoyed doing crafts and trying new ones, reading romance novels, cooking and baking angel food cake.
In addition to her father, she is survived by her daughters, Katherine Helene Lubic Boyd, Diana Elizabeth Lubic, and Stephanie Michelle Lubic; sister, Christine Diane McKamey; brothers, Richard Clarence Wheatley and Richard Harry Wheatley Jr., grandchild, Athton Riley Clemons; sisters-in-law, Shelly Wheatley and Kay Wheatley; and nieces and nephews, Tara Colleen McKamey, Lonnie Arthur McKamey, Sarah Anne Wheatley, Richard Clarence Wheatley, Jr. and Mary Lynne Wheatley.
|Moore, Marie Rosina
Birth: 1915-06-16 in Baltimore, Maryland
|Marie Rosina Moore, 91, of California, MD died December 1, 2006 in Calvert County Nursing Center, Prince Frederick, MD.|
Born June 16, 1915 in Baltimore, MD, she was the daughter of the late Rubert F. Kahlein and Frances Kostusch. She was a Homemaker.
Mrs. Moore is survived by her son, Ralph K. Moore, Jr. and her granddaughter, Carly Marie Moore, both of California, MD. She is preceded in death by her husband, Ralph K. Moore.
A Funeral Service will be conducted on Tuesday, December 5, 2006 at 10:00 a.m. at the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., Leonardtown, MD. The family will receive friends from 9:00- 10:00 a.m. Interment will follow in Lake View Memorial Park, Sykesville, MD.
Arrangements made by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., Leonardtown, MD.
|Sheaffer, Grace Merryman
Birth: 1922-06-27 in Washington D.C.
|Grace Merryman Sheaffer, 84, of Leonardtown, MD died December 3, 2006 in St. Mary’s Nursing Center, Leonardtown, MD.|
Born June 27, 1922 in Washington, DC, she was the daughter of the late Earl A. Merryman and Grace Glick Merryman. In June 1940, Grace graduated from Eastern High School, Washington, DC. In 1945, Grace married her husband, John M. Sheaffer, Jr.
In April 1947, she was appointed as Postmaster of the Colton Point Post Office which led her and John to purchase the Potomac Gardens general store in Colton Point, MD. The couple operated the store from 1946 to 1949, when they moved to Tall Timbers, MD, and entered into a partnership in the grocery business trading as Garner and Sheaffer. Several years later, the couple owned and operated Sheaffer’s Food Mart until their retirement in 1978.
Grace was a member of Julia Hall Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star #107 from 1953 to present. She received her 50-year anniversary pin in 2003. Grace and John served as Worthy Matrol and Worthy Patrol together in 1963 and 1982. She served in all offices of the Chapter, and also served as Grand Electa to the Grand Chapter of Maryland in 2001-2002.
Grace was also a member of the local NARFE Chapter; she attended several conventions and served as an officer. She served as a member of the Board of Directors of the St. Mary’s Home for the Elderly, Leonardtown, MD. She was a member of The Friends of St. Clements Island and Piney Point Museum, and also served on the museum Board of Directors.
She was an active member of the St. George Island United Methodist Church where she served on the church’s Board of Directors. She was also a member of the United Methodist Women.
Grace loved to get involved in any organization that needed help. She was a great lady who made friends wherever she went.
She is survived by her uncle, Bert Glick, and nephew, Brian Glick, both of Oxon Hill, MD, sister-in-law, Norma Copado, nephew, John Gregory Copado, niece, Shirley Copado, great niece, Michelle Pederson, all of Leonardtown, MD, great nephews, Walter Copado of PA, and John Gregory Copado II of Fort Drum, NY, great- great nephew, Brandon Copado, and a great- great niece, Madison Copado, both of New York, and her Eastern Star family, church family, and numerous friends. Grace is preceded in death by her parents, her husband, and her nephew, Pat Glick of Oxon Hill, MD.
Eastern Star services will be held December 7, 2006 at 6:30 p.m.
Family will receive friends Thursday, December 7, 2006 from 5 – 8 p.m. in the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., Leonardtown, MD, with prayers being recited at 7:00 p.m. A Funeral Service will be conducted Friday, December 8, 2006 at 11:00 a.m. in St. George United Methodist Church, Piney Point, MD.
Serving as pallbearers are Walter Copado, John Gregory Copado, Merle Evans, Jimmy Duke, Robert (Puggy) Russell, and Jackie Bowes. Honarary pallbearer is William Dent.
Memorial contributions may be made to Shriners Hospital for Children, Burn Center, Office of Development, 2900 Rocky Point Drive, Tampa, FL 33607-1460.
|Thomas, Mary Louise
|Mary Thomas was the daughter of the late Clarence and the late Anna Broyles.|
She was a devoted daughter, wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother who enjoyed her family, picnics, cards, softball and sewing. She married her husband of 63 years in October 1943 in Baltimore and eventually moved their family to Dentsville, where they lived since 1954. She was the school secretary for Glasva School for many years, until she retired from the Charles County Board of Education in 1981 because of her health. She remained active in the community volunteering with her church, the La Plata United Methodist Church and the 2N1 club. She was very active in the choir at her church and the Methodist Women, serving at the Charles County Fair food booth. She also was a poll worker for the board of elections.
She is survived by her husband, Griffth Gipson Thomas, children, Allen C. and his wife, Patricia Thomas, Wilbur "Dick" and his wife, Darlene Thomas, Barbara Ann and her husband, David Whitman, Janet Elizabeth and her husband, David Clark and Joyce Lorraine and her husband, John Radtke; brother; Robert L. Broyles; sister, Verna Lee Hollingsworth; 19 grandchildren; and 31 great-grandchildren.
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