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|Wood, James Edward, Sr.
Birth: 1943-11-24 in Prince Frederick, Maryland
|James Edward Wood, Sr., 64, of Prince Frederick, MD. passed away on March 28, 2008 in Prince Frederick, MD.|
Beloved husband of Sylvia Bowen Wood, father of James Edward Wood, Jr. and his wife Rebecca. He is also survived by his grandchildren Timothy Edward and Emily Morgan Wood.
Born November 24, 1943 in Prince Frederick, MD to the late Edward Whitfield and Juanita Hardesty Wood. Jimmy liked hunting, trap shooting and farming. He retired from Calvert County Government where he worked as a project manager. After retirement he still worked, he was a consultant for county projects; he did some landscaping and still farmed. He was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church. He could make you laugh and was a loving husband, father and grandfather.
The family received friends at the Rausch Funeral Home on Tuesday April 1, 2008 from 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. Funeral services were held on Wednesday April 2, 2008, 11 A.M. at Trinity United Methodist Church. Interment followed in Asbury Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Trinity United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 2142, Prince Frederick, MD 20678
Arrangements provided by Rausch Funeral Home.
|Agresta, James "Jim" Joseph
Birth: 1956-03-05 in Amsterdam, New York
|James J. Agresta, 52, of Leonardtown, MD died March 28, 2008 in Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC.|
Born March 5, 1956 in Amsterdam, NY, he was the son of the late Madeline Ryan Agresta and Daniel Agresta, Sr. He was a 1974 graduate of Wilbur Lynch High School where he excelled in football and wrestling. At the time of his death, he was employed as a Systems Design Engineering Specialist with AT&T Government Solutions, supporting the EP-3E Special Projects Program Office at the Naval Air Systems Command.
He retired from the U.S. Navy in February 2000 after 20 years of dedicated service to his country. He participated in "Operation Deny Flight" in Bosnia and in Operation Desert Storm in the Persian Gulf and distinguished himself in combat missions, earning numerous campaign medals and the Air Medal for Meritorious Achievement in Flight.
Jim is survived by his wife, Paula Padgett Agresta whom he married on October 7, 1988, a son, Calland Agresta (age 10), and a daughter, Abigail Agresta (age 8), four sisters; Anne Christian, Susan Tatar, Mary Agresta and Peggy Castor, two brothers; Richard Agresta and Philip Agresta. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Daniel Agresta, Jr.
The family received friends on Monday, March 31, 2008 from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. in the Brinsfield Funeral Home Chapel, Leonardtown, MD. Prayers were recited at 7:30 p.m.
A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Tuesday, April 1, 2008 at 10:00 a.m. in Our Lady's Church at Medley's Neck in Leonardtown, MD. Reverend Thomas LaHood was the celebrant. Interment followed in the church cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, Jim's family is graciously accepting gifts on behalf of his children, Cal and Abby. They may be sent in care of Anne Christian, 3 Ambler Drive, Norwalk, CT 06851.
Arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., Leonardtown, MD.
|Andrews, Wilie C.
Birth: 1920-04-20 in Birmingham, Alabama
|Willie C. Andrews (fondly known as PoBill) was born April 20, 1920 in Birmingham, Alabama to the late Levi and LuEthel Holman.|
Willie (PoBill) attended and graduated from the Birmingham, Alabama public School system. Afterward, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy and served honorably for twelve years. He was later employed by the Naval Ordinance Station in Indian Head, MD until his retirement on March 5, 1971. He was united in marriage to the late Mary H. Maddox.
On Friday, March 28, 2008, Willie departed this life quietly in the Civista Medical Center, LaPlata, MD.
He leaves to mourn four sons, Anthony, Micheal, Paul, and James, two daughters, Antionette Andrews, and Brenda Davis, two daughters-in-laws, Vera and Elizabeth Andrews, nineteen grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, one sister-in-law, Deloris Maddox. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Mary H. Andrews, son, Ricky Andrews, father-in-law and mother-in-law; William and Goldie Maddox, Sr., brothers-in-law; Francis and William Maddox, Jr., sister-in-law; Rosie Posey.
Also left to cherish his memory are a host of other relatives and friends.
Do not worry about anything, but pray and ask God for everything you need, always giving thanks. And Godís peace, which is so great we cannot understand it will keep you, heart and mind in Christ Jesus. (Phil 4:6-7)
His viewing will be held on Friday, April 4th, 10:00a.m. until time of service, 11:00a.m. at Thornton Funeral Home, P.A., 3439 Livingston Road, Indian Head, MD 20640. Interment Maryland Veterans Cemetery, Cheltenham, MD.
|Rawley, John William
Birth: 1927-06-21 in Brooklyn, New York
|John William Rawley, 80, of Spotswood, NJ formerly of Lusby, MD died March 27, 2008 in Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, Spotswood, NJ. |
Born June 21, 1927 in Brooklyn, NY he was the son of the late James and Agnes OíKane Rawley.
He was preceded in death by his wife Eileen Marie Rawley on June 19, 1995 in Lusby, MD.
He is survived by his children: Judith Rebele and her husband Thomas of Spotswood, NJ, John Rawley and his wife Graciella of Puerto Rico and Patrick Rawley of Jacksonville, FL; sister Julia Zeiner of Bridgeport, CT and 2 grandchildren.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, April 2, 2008 at 10:00 AM in Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Church, 50 Alexander Lane, Solomons, MD 20688 with Fr. Dignan officiating. Interment will follow in Queen of Peace Cemetery, Helen, MD.
New Jersey arrangements were provided by the Spotswood Funeral Home, 475 Main Street, Spotswood, NJ 08884.
|Pilkerton, William "Tinny" W.
Birth: 1924-12-18 in Rosalyn, Virginia
|William "Tinney" Wade Pilkerton, 83, of Charlotte Hall, MD, died on March 26, 2008 at the Charlotte Hall Veterans Home. |
Born December 18, 1924 in Rosalyn, VA, he was the son of the late Charles Wade and Margaret A. Keyes Pilkerton.
Mr. Pilkerton served in the United States Navy during WWII and the Korean Conflict after being discharged from the Navy Mr. Pilkerton also served in the United States Coast Guard. He was a Patrolman with the DC Metropolitan Police Department and was also a Driver for the Railroad Express. He was a member of the American Legion Post #248 in Oxon Hill, MD. He had a talent for drawing, and especially loved pictures of horses and sketching portraits.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Pilkerton was preceded in death by his brother, Charles P. Pilkerton, of Newport Richey, FL, formerly of California, MD and his sister Josephine "Babe" Clements. Mr. Pilkerton is survived by his nephew Charles W. Pilkerton, (Donna) of Meriden, CT and his niece Mary Lou Siebenkas of Lexington Park, MD and several great nieces and nephews.
Friends may call on Friday, April 4, 2008 in the Brinsfield-Echols Funeral Home, 30195 Three Notch Rd., Charlotte Hall, MD 20622 from 10:00AM to 11:30AM . Interment to follow in the Maryland Veterans Cemetery, Cheltenham, MD at 1PM.
Arrangements provided by Brinsfield-Echols Funeral Home.
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