John M. Taylor Funeral Home

John M. Taylor Funeral Home's rich heritage is synonymous with the history of Annapolis. Since its founding in 1862, John M. Taylor Funeral Home has proudly and diligently served area families. Today, the funeral home's pledge to quality service continues with a professional and caring staff available to assist you 24 hours a day. John M. Taylor Funeral Home's tasteful d�cor, classic exterior appearance and historic relevance provide the city with a landmark mirroring the theme that �Annapolis is truly a museum without walls.� We provide beautiful family rooms, an inspirational chapel, a spacious lobby and a private conference area. Whether you are in need of immediate service or are interested in the many preplanning options available, you'll find that we always go the extra mile to provide special assistance and answer any questions you may have. At John M. Taylor Funeral Home, our continuing commitment is to serve each family as we would our own—with compassion, understanding and professionalism you can rely on. At John M. Taylor Funeral Home, we believe that every life is unique. Every funeral should be too. We celebrate life. And for those who are thinking of planning their arrangements in advance, John M. Taylor Funeral Home offers The Simplicity Plan® prearrangement program, an easy way to handle an important family responsibility.


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James L. Faudree

September 10, 1928 - September 16, 2014

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Eloise P. Gleason

October 14, 1916 - September 14, 2014

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Vito Anthony Capuco

August 18, 1921 - September 13, 2014

Vito Anthony Capuco Vito A. Capuco passed away due to congestive heart failure, while surrounded by family at his Annapolis home on September 13, 2014. Vito was born in the Bronx, NY on August 18, 1921. He and Albert were the children of Anthony and Elvira. Vito graduated from Evander Childs High School in the Bronx and he received a BS degree in engineering from the City College of New York...
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Emory G. Bowen

June 26, 1916 - September 11, 2014

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Mary Jane Oliver

February 11, 1929 - September 7, 2014

Mary Jane Oliver, 85, a resident of Annapolis since 1969, died Sunday, September 7, 2014 at her residence following a lengthy illness. Born February 11, 1929 in Asheboro, NC, Mary earned a Bachelors Degree from the Women's College of the University of North Carolina-Greensboro. She was an elementary school teacher and a former relator with Church Circle Realty. She raised goats and was...
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Clara E. Scipione

January 20, 1914 - September 5, 2014

Clara ScipioneScipione: Clara 100 of Arnold, MD died September 5, 2014 in MD. Born January 20, 1914 in Niagra Falls, NY the daughter of Daniel and Pia (Rimoldi) Toscani. Preceded in death by parents, husband Andrew Scipione who died July 2, 1990, Son Daniel Scipione, Brother Dino Toscani, and Sisters Linda Poeta, and Geraldine Scipione. Survived by son Mitch married to the former Yvonne Hahn and...
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Alice H. Murray

July 24, 1934 - September 3, 2014

Alice Helen Murray, 80, a 57-year resident of West River, MD and previously of East Hampton, MA, passed away on September 3, 2014 after a year-long battle with ovarian cancer. Born July 24, 1934 in North Hampton, MA to the late Theodore Jacob Schott and Bessie Ruszczyk Schott, Alice earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Boston University in 1957 and a Master in Public Health from Johns...
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Grace I. Carmichael

February 25, 1929 - September 1, 2014

Grace I. Carmichael On September 1, 2014. She is survived by her three children, Jeff Carmichael, Alice Tanner, and Cynthia Carmichael. She is also survived by numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren.A Memorial Service will be held at the John M. Taylor Funeral Home, Inc. 147 Duke of Gloucester St, Annapolis, MD 21401 on Saturday, September 6, 2014 at 11 AM. Friends and family are invited...
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John L. Bernard

August 28, 1925 - September 1, 2014

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Paul J. Clarke

September 15, 1937 - September 1, 2014

Paul Joseph Clarke was born to Walter and Mary Clarke September 15 1937 in Washington DC. Raised in northeast DC, he attended St. Anthony’s grade school, John Carroll High School and went on to Catholic University of America Where he graduated in 1964 with a degree in Architecture. Prior to establishing his own firm in 1977, Paul was an associate with Edwin F. Ball AIA and Associates...
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Mary Ann Dulaney

August 3, 1921 - August 30, 2014

On August 30, 2014 Mary Ann Dulaney Born in Morgantown, West Virginia on August 3, 1921. Married Frank C. Dulaney, Sr. on January 8, 1939 in Falls Church, Virginia. Moved to Annapolis (Eastport), Maryland and lived there for 75 years. Mary was a homemaker and enjoyed her family, gardening, bingo, playing cards and reading her Bible and Devotions. She had a loving Spirit, a great sense of humor, a...
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Herbert Ray

April 15, 1927 - August 29, 2014

Colonel Herbert Howard Ray, 1927 – 2014Colonel Ray passed away in his sleep from natural causes on August 28th, 2014. He was a heavily decorated veteran of WW2 and the Korean and Vietnam conflicts. He received the Bronze Star for exceptional valor in combat and he was twice awarded the Purple Heart for wounds received in combat. He received his undergraduate degree from Duke University in...
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Allan Donald MacKenzie

October 7, 1958 - August 24, 2014

A. Donald MacKenzie “Duck”Passed away August 24, 2014 at the Mandrin Hospice HouseDuck was born October 7, 1958 in Annapolis to the late Allan MacKenzie and the late Ishbel Montgomery. He graduated from Annapolis High School. He was employed as a sailmaker at Quantum Sail Design Group. His interests were sailing and photography.Duck is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Melvin...
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Carolyn Kaye Habetler

July 29, 1947 - August 15, 2014

Carolyn Kaye Habetler, of Heritage Harbour in Annapolis, MD, died suddenly August 15, 2014. Mrs. Habetler earned a BA from the University of Maryland and a MA from Marymount University. She was employed as the Director of Human Resources of the National Governors Association. She is survived by her husband, Rev. Kenan J. Habetler; her mother, Freda Bailey Easterling; her sister, Renee Higgins;...
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Emma Ross Dicken

September 15, 1923 - August 13, 2014

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Vincent G. Quigley

January 2, 1935 - August 11, 2014

Vincent “Jerry” Quigley of Ginger Cove, Annapolis passed away peacefully after a prolonged illness on August 11, 2014 at 79 years of age. Jerry was born and raised in Hewlett, New York, the youngest of three children born to Michael and Kathleen Quigley. Jerry moved to Cherry Hill, New Jersey with his family in 1963 and later relocated to Annapolis, Maryland where he enjoyed the...
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Mary H. Christensen

February 1, 1913 - August 11, 2014

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Mary A. Conroy

December 25, 1931 - August 9, 2014

The Honorable Mary A. ConroyFormer Maryland State Senator and member of the House of Delegates, Mary Ann Conroy, 82, of Annapolis, Maryland died August 9, 2014 at home surrounded by her son, Hospice of the Chesapeake and Visiting Angels.Born Christmas Day 1931 in New York City to the late John Joseph O’Connor and Florence Rountree, she was the only daughter with 3 brothers, George, Patrick...
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Cary Lee Meredith

November 25, 1924 - August 8, 2014

Cary Lee Meredith, Jr., of Arnold, MD died peacefully Friday, August 08, 2014 surrounded by his family. He was 89.A native Annapolitan, Cary was born at the Annapolis General Hospital on Franklin Street, November 25th, 1924 to the late Carey L. Meredith and Mary Granville Healy Meredith. He grew up on Franklin Street in the home his father built and graduated Annapolis High School in 1941....
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Nancy Sabalot Barbour

December 30, 1923 - August 1, 2014

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Kimberly Mary Vatis

December 29, 1953 - July 31, 2014

Kimberly Mary Vatis passed away at her home in Odenton, MD on July 31 at the age of 60.Kimberly is predeceased by her parents Mrs. & Mr. James McNelis.Kimberly is survived by her loving husband William Ferris of 1.5 years. They were married in Baltimore, MD on November 17, 2012.Kimberly is lovingly remembered by her son Alexander John Vatis of Hanover, MD, her Daughter Ashleigh Anne Abutboul ...
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John Alexander Rorer

March 25, 1927 - July 27, 2014

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Sarah P. Palmer

December 28, 1931 - July 27, 2014

Sarah P. Palmer "Sally", 82 , a resident of Annapolis for 57 years, died July 27 at Ginger Cove Health Care Center following a 12-month battle with cancer. Born December 28, 1931 in Philadelphia, PA, Sally grew up in Washington, DC and was a graduate of Western High School class of 1949.She graduated from Nursing School with an RN from St Luke's Medical College, Richmond, VA. Sally...
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Robert W. Awalt

August 9, 1922 - July 26, 2014

Robert W. Awalt, Sr. died peacefully on July 26th, 2014, surrounded by his children and grandchildren, at his home in Annapolis Maryland. He was 91 years of age at the time of his death, which followed a short course of renal failure. A funeral mass will be held on Wednesday August 6th, 10:30 a.m. at St Mary's Catholic Parish, 109 Duke of Gloucester St., Annapolis, MD 21401. In lieu of...
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James Anthony Weddle

November 11, 1939 - July 26, 2014

James Anthony Weddle "Jim", 74 of Annapolis, MD died Saturday, July 26, 2014 at Anne Arundel Medical Center. Born in South Bend, Indiana, Jim served in the US Navy 2957-1962. He retired in 1999 from 3M after a 33 year career as a service technician. He was an active member of St. Mary's Catholic Church, Annapolis. Jim is survived by his wife of 53 years, Mary M. Weddle; 3 daughters,...
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Thomas O. Tilghman

August 17, 1925 - July 24, 2014

Thomas Oswald Tilghman, Jr. “Tom”, a resident of Ginger Cove and a native of Annapolis died July 24, 2014 at Ginger Cove Health Center of complications from dementia. He was 88. Originally from the Germantown area of Annapolis, Tom spent 30 years as a resident of Rugby Hall in Arnold and prior to that, Winchester-on- the Severn. Born August 17, 1925, the only child of the...
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Josephine E. Oaksmith

February 7, 1921 - July 23, 2014

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Gertrude J. Stoup

July 10, 1930 - July 21, 2014

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Chester A. Harriman

July 26, 1917 - July 20, 2014

Chester Ambrose Harriman was born in Harrisville, Ohio, July 26, 1917. He grew up in the Reedurban area of Stark County, just east of Canton, Ohio. While working at the Timken Roller Bearing Company he married Vivian Palma Truax, from Shadyside, Ohio. In 1942 Chester enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Corps and as a member of the “Greatest Generation,” flew 26 combat missions in the...
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Bertram S. Winchester

June 13, 1930 - July 20, 2014

Bertram Winchester Jr.Bertram "Bert" Seager Winchester Jr., a 2-year resident of Annapolis and formerly of Baltimore, died July 20 due to heart failure at Fairfield Nursing & Rehab Center in Crownsville.Born June 13, 1930 in Baltimore, Mr. Winchester attended Baltimore Polytechnic Institute and earned a BS in Industrial Engineering from Johns Hopkins University in 1951. He served as...
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Elizabeth R. Vosbury

January 7, 1926 - July 15, 2014

VOSBURY, ELIZABETH CATHERINE RICHTER, of Annapolis, Md. Passed away on July 15th at AAMC. Betty was born on January 7, 1926 in Appleton, Wisconsin, parents, Clarence T. and Helen Moyer Richter. She graduated from the Columbia College of Nursing, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in August, 1947 and then met and married Richard Francis Vosbury in June of 1948. They lived in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania while he...
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India Bell Davin

July 23, 1932 - July 11, 2014

India Bell Davin, III, “India”, 81, a resident of Edgewater, died suddenly, July 11. She was born on July 23, 1932 in Northwest Washington, DC where she resided until she moved to Annapolis, MD in 1995 and then to Edgewater in 2000. India worked as a Special Assistant for the CIA retiring in 1991 after 30 years of service. In 1991 she married Jack Joseph Davin inheriting his children....
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Elisabeth S. McNeil

December 17, 1927 - July 8, 2014

Elisabeth Burke Sands McNeil "Lizzie", 86, a 50-year resident of Annapolis and formerly of Alexandria, VA, Rocky Mount, NC and Hastings on the Hudson, NY died of natural causes at her home July 8 surrounded by her family. Born December 17, 1927 in New York, NY to the late Dr. Everett Foster Sands and Margaret Burke Sands, Mrs. McNeil graduated from Miss Master's School, Dobbs Ferry,...
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Barbara Risher

October 12, 1933 - July 7, 2014

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Clemente P. Garcia

November 12, 1919 - July 6, 2014

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Giovanna C. Rivera

July 26, 1925 - July 5, 2014

Giovanna C. Rivera Giovanna C. Rivera, 88, a 9-year resident of Annapolis and formerly of Staten Island, NY, died at home on July 5 surrounded by her loving family. Born on July 26, 1925 in Livorno, Italy, to the late Pietro and Norma Ciucci, she was the war bride of the late Lt.Col. Robert Y. Rivera, USA. She received a degree in elementary and middle school teaching in Italy in 1942. During...
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Victoria Clark Waidner

April 26, 1937 - July 5, 2014

Victoria Clark Waidner, 77, a life long Annapolis resident, died at Spa Creek Rehab Center on Saturday, July 5, 2014 of myelodysplastic syndrome, a blood cancer. Born in Boston on April 26, 1937 to Grace and Ellery Clark, the family relocated to Annapolis in 1940 when Captain Clark was assigned to the US Naval Academy to teach and coach track and cross country.As a child, Vicky began her life...
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Joy D. Paone

April 23, 1919 - July 3, 2014

Joy Sibley Paone, 95, an Annapolis resident since 1948, and previously of Waxahatchie, TX, died July 3 at Anne Arundel Medical Center. She was born April 23, 1919 in Lee County, TX to her late parents, Emerson Scarborough Sibley and Martha Pritchard. Joy graduated from nursing school in 1942, with an RN from the Scott & White School of Nursing, now part of Baylor University. A homemaker most...
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Mark Richard Fawcett

October 31, 1955 - July 3, 2014

Mark Richard Fawcett, age 58, a lifetime resident of Riva, Maryland died on July 3, 2014 after a brief but brave battle with cancer. Born October 31, 1955 in Alexandria, VA to his parents, the late William Edward Fawcett and Carrie Irene Clegg, Mark graduated from Southern High School in 1973. An electrician for 35 years, Mark worked for various electrical contractors in the Annapolis area...
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Larry M. Richman

June 10, 1937 - July 2, 2014

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William R. Blades

December 31, 1921 - July 2, 2014

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Joseph Stehle

February 7, 1920 - June 30, 2014

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Shirley Anne Meade

October 19, 1943 - June 29, 2014

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Joel Dan Lehman

March 13, 1933 - June 24, 2014

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Walter W. Boydston

July 17, 1946 - June 23, 2014

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Donald Dean Soule

December 28, 1930 - June 19, 2014

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Glenn William Brengel

August 28, 1967 - June 16, 2014

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Mary M. Toleman

September 15, 1930 - June 16, 2014

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George-Anne Fay Pittaway

July 25, 1948 - June 15, 2014

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Joseph P. CONNOR

April 24, 1924 - June 11, 2014

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Joseph Philip Connor

April 24, 1924 - June 11, 2014

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Harold V. Nutt

June 9, 1909 - June 10, 2014

"God saw Hi getting tired, a cure not meant to be. So He put his arms around him and whispered 'Come with me'. Though his smile is gone forever and his hand we cannot touch, we still have many memories of the one we loved so much. His memory is our keepsake with which we'll never part. God has you in His keeping, we have you in our hearts." In lieu of flowers, memorial...
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Sharon A. Sears

November 2, 1943 - June 10, 2014

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Anna May Rippert

September 13, 1924 - June 8, 2014

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Benjamin Moreland

February 28, 1928 - June 5, 2014

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Barbara Emrich

September 3, 1926 - June 4, 2014

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Wilma Ruth Tydings

January 20, 1932 - June 3, 2014

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Maria Rosario Salazar

July 17, 1927 - June 1, 2014

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Peyton Randolph Latimer

May 25, 1938 - May 29, 2014

Peyton "Pete" Randolph Latimer, 76, died May 29 in Sarasota, FL of prostate cancer. Pete was born to the late Rear Admiral Samuel Edwin and Mary Kensett Reese on May 25, 1938 in Alexandria, VA. He graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1960, later earning the rank of Lieutenant Commander in Admiral Rickover's fleet of nuclear submarines. He married the late Diane Dooley...
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Charles George Dan

November 8, 1934 - May 29, 2014

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Edgar A. Robie

June 27, 1919 - May 28, 2014

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Helen Josephine Higuera

November 9, 1989 - May 26, 2014

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Geneva Little Coleman

March 19, 1924 - May 24, 2014

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Lora Morgan

August 28, 1933 - May 22, 2014

Lora Morgan was born Lora Isabelle Smith on August 28th 1933 to Willie Rosa Smith & John Hammond Smith in the small rural town of Godwin, North Carolina. She married George Morgan Jr. in the 1950’s and gave birth to two daughters, Debbi and Terry. George Morgan died of leukemia on February 15th 1965 and Lora remarried years later to businessman Ronald Allen. She and Ronnie divorced in...
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Bernard Paul Heinz

December 29, 1929 - May 21, 2014

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Robert James Moore

April 6, 1929 - May 20, 2014

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Mary Dolores Vero

September 1, 1925 - May 15, 2014

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William Edward Neiman

June 4, 1927 - May 15, 2014

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Pauline M. Robertson

October 15, 1918 - May 15, 2014

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Robert S. Heise

July 17, 1960 - May 14, 2014

HEISE II, ROBERT STYRON, or "Bobby" as he was known to his many friends and family, died Wednesday, May 14, 2014 after a brief illness. He was 53 years old. Bobby was predeceased by his father, The Honorable Robert S. Heise, his grandparents, Richard and Eloise Heise, and Samuel and Emily Siber, and numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins. He is survived by his mother, Nadine Heise, his...
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Levio E. Zeni

January 27, 1923 - May 13, 2014

Levio “Lee” Edward Zeni27 January 1923 – 13 May 2014Retired Navy Captain Lee Zeni, age 91 of Annapolis, Maryland, beloved husband of Demitroula “Toula” Zeni, passed away on 13 May 2014. Born in New ...
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Patricia L. Verbeek

November 4, 1930 - May 11, 2014

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Suzanne C. Briganti

May 1, 1932 - May 9, 2014

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Bonnie McArthur Kenchington

January 20, 1926 - May 8, 2014

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John David Yarbro

November 12, 1914 - April 27, 2014

Yarbro, John David Professor Emeritus, United States Naval Academy John "Jack" Yarbro, a seventy-year resident of Annapolis, died peacefully at home on April 27. Born in Paducah, Kentucky on November 12, 19l4, Professor Yarbro received his bachelor's degree in French and Spanish from the University of Kentucky in 1936 and was elected to the Phi Beta Kappa academic honor society. He...
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Robert Wayne Beck

February 14, 1930 - April 14, 2014

Robert Wayne Beck Bob Beck was born in Eureka, Utah but spent his adult life in Maryland. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1949 and served 4 years most of that on two Navy ships, the U.S.S. Mullany and the U.S.S. Yosemite. He worked for the Chesapeake & Potomac Telephone Co. for over 33 years, retiring in 1987. Bob was at the cutting edge of new broadcast technology, including the creation...
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Rosalie Phyllis Ferri

October 25, 1923 - April 7, 2014

FERRI, ROSALIE PHYLLIS, age 90, of Annapolis, Maryland, passed away in her home on April 7, 2014 of natural causes. Rosalie was born on October 25, 1923 in Cranston, Rhode Island to Jenny and Paulo Ciano. She attended Curry College in Boston, MA. Rosalie was married to Nicholas L. Ferri in 1946 for 46 years until his passing in 1992. Rosalie lived for her family and the Roman Catholic...
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Richard D. Mathieu

June 23, 1926 - April 4, 2014

Richard Detwiler Mathieu Mathieu, Richard D., Professor Emeritus, United States Naval Academy Richard Detwiler Mathieu, 87, of Ginger Cove in Annapolis, Md. died April 4, 2014 at the Anne Arundel Medical Center. Richard Mathieu was born June 23, 1926 in Trappe, Pa. to the late Percy and Gertrude Mathieu. He graduated from Collegeville/Trappe High School in 1944 and from 1944 until 1946 ...
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Christopher Allan Elion

October 2, 1973 - March 31, 2014

Elion, Christopher Allan lived on love, and gave far more love than he received to those who paid attention. He passed away on March 31, 2014 with his eyes on his family holding him, and his hand locked on his mother's fingers, almost 41 years after his family was told his cerebral palsy would prevent him from living beyond the age of two. His mother Jeanne, and father Erik disagreed with the...
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Herbert Joseph Haebler III

June 13, 1946 - March 30, 2014


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Emily M. Hill

September 19, 1926 - March 29, 2014

Emily M. Hill (nee Kohr), passed away peacefully at her daughter's home on March 29, 2014. Emily was 87 years old and was born September19, 1926. She lived her entire life in Annapolis, MD. Emily has three beloved children and three grandsons, as well as four great-grandchildren. Emily is survived by her son, Charles Blickenstaff of Annapolis, and her daughter, Crystal McKnew of Arnold, along...
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Thomas S. Thompson

January 1, 1950 - March 26, 2014

Thomas S. Thompson Jr., 64, a lifelong resident of Annapolis, died at home on March 26 from complications stemming from a lengthy battle with the disease of alcoholism. Tommy was born January 1st at Anne Arundel General Hospital. He was Annapolis' first baby of the year in 1950 and was dubbed "Mr. Mid-Century", earning him periodic follow up stories in the Evening Capital for many years to come...
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Mary Kitty Echard

December 28, 1927 - March 26, 2014

Mary "Kitty" Kathryn Echard, 86, a 54-year resident of Annapolis, died March 26 in Annapolis. She was born December 28, 1927 in Annapolis. Kitty attended Bucknell University in Pennsylvania where she earned a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology and English, and was a member of the Tri-Delta Sorority. She worked as Supervisor for the State of Maryland Social Services. Her hobbies included...
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Lillian Gaither Atwell

January 11, 1927 - March 24, 2014

Lillian Gaither Atwell "Li", 87, a resident of Annapolis since 2006 and formerly of Mayo, died March 24 at Sunrise Assisted Living. Born January 11, 1927 in Mayo to the late Lyle W. and Marguerite Gaither, Mrs. Atwell graduated from Annapolis High School in 1944. She was a USNA Civilian Personnel Office employee for 30 years and retired in 1974 under the name of Lillian Henry. Mrs. Atwell was a...
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Cruz Isaac Itzae Lavender-Carrillo

March 13, 2014 - March 22, 2014

Cruz was born on March 13th, 2014 at Johns Hopkins Hospital and passed away at home on March 22nd, 2014. In his short time with us Cruz touched the lives of many. Cruz is the beloved son of Nicolas Carrillo Esteban and Heather K. Lavender, residents of Baltimore, MD. Grandparents (abuelos) include Nicolas Carrillo Bautista and Felicita Esteban Aguztin from the state of Veracruz, Mexico, Brenda...
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Robert "Herman" Mitchell

July 18, 1922 - March 21, 2014

Robert Lee Mitchell, "Herman" of Thomas Point, Annapolis, MD was born on July 18, 1922 in Lewisburg, North Carolina to Mabel and Herman Willie Mitchell and passed away on Friday, March 21, 2014 at Mandrin Hospice, Harwood, MD. He was 91. A resident of Annapolis for 50 years, Mr. Mitchell spent his earlier years in Washington, DC. He began his working career with the Veterans Administration...
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Frederick J. Wasem

March 14, 1923 - March 20, 2014

One of the first Master Chiefs in the U.S. Navy and long time resident of Annapolis, Frederick James Wasem, 91, passed away at the Charlotte Hall Veterans Home on Thursday March 20, 2014. In addition to his 21 year naval career, he retired after 20 years as a lab manager in the physics department at the Naval Academy in 1981. Fred was an avid fisherman and loved being on the bay, sailing on the...
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Phyllis Ann Orr

August 1, 1926 - March 19, 2014

Phyllis Ann (Edelman) Orr was born August 1, 1926 in Charleston, West Virginia and passed away on March 19, 2014 in Annapolis. She was the daughter of Nora (Edwards) and John Edelman. During her high school years she participated in the Orchestra and was a member of the International Order for the Rainbow of Girls (a Masonic community service group) in the late 1930's / early 1940's, selling war...
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Michael Patrick Evans

August 11, 1947 - March 19, 2014

Evans, Michael Patrick Michael Patrick Evans, 66 of Arnold, MD, died March 19, 2014. He is survived by his wife, Sandy; his brother, Richard Evans of Harwood, MD; and his sisters, Pat Hittle of Severna Park, MD, Judy Kemp of Ft. Lauderdale, FL. and Mary Selles of Shady Side, MD. A celebration of Michael's life will be held on Monday, March 24 from 6-9 PM at Taylor Funeral Home, 147 Duke of...
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John Magnani

July 19, 1925 - March 18, 2014

John Magnani, 88, a 47-year resident of Annapolis, and previously Washington, DC, died March 18 in Annapolis, MD. John was born July 19, 1925 in Beloit, WI and shortly thereafter moved with his family to the Tuscany region of Italy where he grew up and then served in the military during WWII. John was the founder of Boatman & Magnani, Inc., a Washington, DC based marble and tile specialty...
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Arloene M. Fisher

March 7, 1930 - March 17, 2014

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Allan Edward Stastny

January 25, 1930 - March 14, 2014

Allan Edward Stastny, age 84, of Vidalia, GA died Friday, March 14, 2014 at his home after a sudden illness. He was a native of Baltimore, MD, living most of his life in Annapolis, MD. He also lived in Holiday, FL for ten years before moving to Vidalia in 1995. He was in the heating and air business most of his life, and was the owner of Al Stastny Mechanical Contractor. He was preceded in...
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Irene Russell Caswell

March 12, 1926 - March 14, 2014

Irene Russell Caswell, 88, a resident of Annapolis, Maryland for 68 years, passed away on March 14, 2014. She was born March 12, 1926 in Trenton, New Jersey to the late Irene Kochi and Alexander E. Forrest. She is survived by her daughter, Loren G. Duda, her son, Forrest D. Russell, two grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Irene worked for the Illinois Institute of Technology and...
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Phyllis Hoencke

March 11, 1914 - March 12, 2014


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Thomas Bruce Cooley

October 6, 1941 - March 12, 2014

Cooley, Thomas Bruce, 72, of Annapolis, died March 12 at Johns Hopkins Hospital due to complications from surgery. He was born October 6, 1941, in Annapolis. Mr. Cooley was the Project Manager/Sr. Estimator for Bausum & Duckett Electric Co. for 35 years, retiring in 2003. He proudly served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1959-1963. He was an avid golfer and enjoyed playing a few times a week. He...
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Robert Stanley Swecker

April 18, 1932 - March 12, 2014

Swecker, Robert Stanley, 81 years of age, of Sherwood Forest, Maryland, passed Monday, March 10. He was born to John Preston Swecker and Emma Virginia Wilkins on April 18, 1932 in Washington, DC. He graduated from Sidwell Friends High School in 1950, and receive his BME and LLB from Cornell University. He served in the Air Force from 1958 to 1960, but could not fly because he was colorblind. He...
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Grant Mayo Eney

February 4, 1993 - March 9, 2014

Grant Mayo Eney, age 21, beloved son of Craig and Katie Eney and brother of the late Craig E. "Van" Eney, Jr., died March 9 at Baptist Hospital in South Miami, FL surrounded by family and friends, two days after being found unconscious while snorkeling for lobsters in the Florida Keys. Grant was born in Annapolis and was a junior at the College of Charleston in Charleston, SC majoring in Arts...
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Joan S. Windsor

January 30, 1927 - March 7, 2014

Joan S. Windsor, 87, formerly of Annapolis, MD, died Friday March 7, 2014 at the Masonic Health Care Center, Elizabethtown, PA. Born in Annapolis, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Elizabeth (Farish) Sacrey. She was the widow of the late David R. Windsor who died in 1987. She was a graduate of Annapolis High School class of 1944. She was a former member of St. Luke's Lutheran Church in...
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Norman "Tody" Freeman, Jr.

August 29, 1920 - March 6, 2014

Norman "Tody" Richard Freeman Jr., age 93, passed away peacefully on March 6. Tody was born on August 29, 1920 in the Annapolis Emergency Hospital to Norman Richard Freeman and Susanna Wagner Freeman. He grew up near Sherwood Forest in the area known as Iglehart. He graduated from Annapolis High School in 1939 and joined the Army Air Corp shortly after the attack on Pearl Harbor. Tody was...
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