Raley, Isabelle Waring
Birth: Wednesday, April 17, 1929
Residence: Leonardtown, MD
Death: Saturday, August 14, 2021 at the age of 92
Laid to Rest: Friday, August 20, 2021
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Isabelle Waring Raley, 92 of Leonardtown, MD passed away on August 14, 2021 at Solomons Nursing Center in Solomons, MD, surrounded by her loving family.
She was born on April 17, 1929 in Leonardtown, MD to the late Edward J. Waring and Emily Hickey Waring.
Isabelle was a lifelong resident of St. Mary's County. On April 19, 1952 she married the love of her life, James Carroll Raley, Jr. Together they celebrated over 59 wonderful years of marriage before his passing in February 2009. As a young woman, she enjoyed roller skating, bike riding, and dancing. Shortly after meeting her husband, she taught him to dance the jitterbug. She was outgoing, friendly, dedicated to her family and enjoyed helping her community. She was a past volunteer for Hospice of St. Mary's, St. Mary's Hospital Auxiliary, an aide at St. Mary's Nursing Center, and a lifelong member of St. Aloysius Catholic Church, the Ladies of Charity and a past member of the choir. She and her husband were avid travelers, taking many cruises with a favorite being Alaska, which they did twice. She also went to the Caribbean, Panama Canal, and Riverboat cruises. They enjoyed a cruise with their children to Bermuda.
Isabelle is survived by her daughters, Carolyn Davis and Suzanne Mower (Scott), both of Leonardtown, MD; her son, Jack Raley of Takoma Park, MD; her grandchildren: Austin Davis of Leonardtown, MD, William Davis of Leonardtown, MD, Kristen McKee (Scott) of Leonardtown, MD, Deanna Flynn (Logan) of Edgewater, MD, and Katelynn Drvar (Dan) of Warrenton, VA; her great grandchildren: Devon Bailey, Kaylee Davis, Cameron Davis, Faith Davis, Colton Davis, Gavin Phelan, Madilynn McKee, and Riley Drvar; and extended family and friends. In addition to her parents and beloved husband, she is also preceded in death by her sister, Emily Gage and brother, Edward Jenkins Waring.
Family will receive friends on Friday, August 20, 2021 from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.at St. Aloysius Catholic Church, 22800 Washington Street, Leonardtown, MD 20650. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Reverend Rory Connelly and Reverend David Beaubien at 11:00 a.m. Interment will be private.
Serving as pallbearers will be Austin Davis, William Davis, Dan Drvar, Scott McKee, Logan Flynn, and Devon Bailey. Serving as honorary pallbearer will be Scott Mower.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of St. Mary's, P.O. Box 625, Leonardtown, MD 20650 and St. Aloysius Catholic Church, P. O. Box 310, Leonardtown, MD 20650.
Condolences to the family may be made at www.brinsfieldfuneral.com.
Arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A.