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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Frank H. Huckel

August 11, 1934 - December 11, 2017

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Richard Nevin Peeler

September 9, 1926 - December 9, 2017

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Wakefield Scott Stornetta

April 2, 1929 - December 9, 2017

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Rodney Bechtel

December 19, 1927 - December 6, 2017

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Julie B. Sandleman

May 12, 1934 - December 5, 2017

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John Bernard Tieder, Jr.

May 8, 1946 - December 3, 2017

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Homer C. Earll

March 18, 1928 - December 2, 2017

Homer C. Earll, a retired entrepreneur who built his career around wood products, especially cedar shingles and shakes, died on December 2nd after a long illness in Annapolis, Maryland. Born in Garden City, New York, on March 18, 1928, he graduated from Garden City High School and earned his B.A. at Western Maryland College where he was an All-American in soccer. His company, Earll Forest...
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Betty D. Stacey

December 14, 1931 - November 30, 2017

Betty Denby Stacey, 85, of Gambrills, MD, passed away peacefully at home on November 30, 2017, surrounded by family after an extended illness. Betty graduated from Riverside Hospital School of Nursing in Newport News, VA in 1952 and dedicated her life to caring for family and helping others at various pediatric nursing facilities in VA and MD until her retirement. She retired as a pediatric nurse...
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Betty D. Stacey

December 14, 1931 - November 30, 2017

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Robert Kauf Sheehan

December 29, 1931 - November 26, 2017

Robert “Bob” Sheehan of Gambrills, MD, age 85, died on November 26, 2017. Bob was born and raised in Alliance, OH, where his father, the late Dr. Earl M. Sheehan was a dental surgeon. His mother, Myrtle, died at his birth; his stepmother, Edith, died in 1990. He graduated from Alliance High School and the Culver Summer Naval School. He attended Mount Union College, where he was named ...
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Allan Jackson English, Jr.

November 3, 1925 - November 24, 2017

ENGLISHALLAN JACKSON ENGLISH, JR. (Age 92)COL, US Army (Ret.)Of Annapolis, MD died Friday, November 24, 2017. Born November 3, 1925, in New Britain, CT to Allan Jackson English and Gillie Ann Reilly English, Allan grew up in Pulaski, TN, where his father founded and operated a canning factory during the Great Depression. He attended Sewanee Military Academy, and later entered the Army Air Corps...
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Maryanne Wujciak Spencer

July 26, 1937 - November 23, 2017

Maryanne Wujciak Spencer, age 80, noted volunteer, passed away quietly on Thanksgiving morning after a long illness. A 32-year resident of Annapolis, Maryanne was born in New Jersey to the late Alfred Joseph Wujciak and Catherine Steady Wujciak. She graduated from Seton Hall University with Honors in English. In 1958 she married John J. Spencer and they celebrated 59 years of marriage this past...
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Lydia Cruz Matos

October 26, 1913 - November 21, 2017

Our beloved Lydia Cruz was born in Ciales, Puerto Rico, just 15 years after the Spanish-American War. On October 26th in 1913, she came to this world to an evolving Puerto Rico under a new United States Government. As her country; her life was marked by constant evolution. The youngest of nine siblings, she lost both her parents at a very young age. Her siblings became her strength and she...
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Steven Simeral

January 16, 1951 - November 17, 2017

Steven Carroll Simeral, resident of Annapolis, MD, died in his home in the early hours of Friday November 17, 2017 after succumbing to a 15-month battle with pancreatic cancer. Steve, a proud Sun Devil, spent the first 49 years of his life in the greater Chicago area, before relocating to Annapolis, MD to be back on the water for the last 17 years. Steve was a legend in the commodity business,...
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Janet A. MacDonald

September 17, 1928 - November 16, 2017

Janet A. Macdonald Janet A. Macdonald, 89, a resident of Annapolis since June 1984 died November 16, 2017.Miss MacDonald was born September 17, 1928 in North East, PA to the late Bruce and Marie MacDonald. She became an occupational therapist, first in the Army where she reached the rank of Captain and then in civilian hospitals.She was predeceased by her 2 sisters and 3 brothers. Janet is...
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Eugene Joseph McNulty

August 7, 1920 - November 14, 2017

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Irving Mager

January 17, 1936 - November 11, 2017

Irving “Pete” Mager, Jr. of Annapolis passed away on November 11, 2017 at the age of 81. His death was the result of heart failure.He was a staunch advocate of education and community service. He obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the Johns Hopkins University and subsequently graduated from both the Naval War College (Newport RI) and the National...
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Carl Ernest Avery

September 15, 1926 - October 31, 2017

Carl Ernest Avery, 91, a resident of the Eastern Shore for the past 38 years, passed away on October 31, 2017 at the Shore Medical Center in Easton.Carl was born on Sept. 15, 1926 in Annapolis, MD, to the late Josephine Christiana and Harvey Avery. He graduated in 1947 from Annapolis High School. Carl worked for the U.S. Postal Service in Downtown Annapolis for over 41 years. He served his...
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Julian Basil Stevens

August 22, 1932 - October 29, 2017

Julian B. Stevens, Jr., former States Attorney, diesJulian “Joe” Basil Stevens, Jr., passed away peacefully in his sleep at his home on Lake Ogleton on October 29, 2017, at the age of 85. He was the only child of Julian Basil Stevens, Sr. and Elizabeth Taylor Stevens. Joe was a native Annapolitan and was raised on the South River in Annapolis. He graduated from Annapolis High School...
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Kimberly Joyce Silverwood

September 28, 1961 - October 28, 2017

A Memorial Service will be held at the First Presbyterian Church of Annapolis 171 Duke of Gloucester Street Annapolis, Maryland 21401 on November 18, 2017 at 4:30 PM.
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Betty Lou Pilkerton

September 9, 1929 - October 28, 2017

Betty Lou Pilkerton passed away October 28, 2017. She was born in Annapolis, Maryland on September 9, 1929. She is predeceased in death by her parents, husband Joseph T. Pilkerton and a daughter, Lori Lee Pilkerton. She is survived by two sons, Joseph (Tammy) T. Pilkerton III, and Frank (Joanne) G. Pilkerton; 3 granddaughters (Crystal Bushong); 5 great grandchildren and numerous nieces and...
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Joan Earnest Downing

March 21, 1928 - October 25, 2017

Cora Joan Earnest Downing, departed this life on Wednesday, October 25, 2017, with her daughter Edie at her side. She succumbed to the debilitating effects of a massive stroke she suffered in 2013. Joan and her twin sister Jean were born on March 21, 1928. She attended Forest Park High School. Joan met the love of her life Jay Downing, at a local dance and they married in 1948. After living in...
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Patricia Everest Sidwell

November 13, 1934 - October 25, 2017

Patricia Sidwell of Arnold, Maryland, passed away October 25th, peacefully in her sleep. Patsy was born on November 13, 1934 to Frank Fort Everest and Edith Van Horn Everest in Montgomery, Al. She married Robert Dean Sidwell of Pittsfield Illinois on March 5, 1960 in Langley, Virginia. She is survived by 2 daughters, Laura McAuley of Annapolis, Maryland and Julia Redmond of Arnold, Maryland....
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Anne W. Robie

December 6, 1924 - October 22, 2017

Anne Ashford Wattles Robie “Patty,” age 92, died on October 22 in Annapolis. She was born in Washington, D.C. in December 1924, to LTJG and Mrs. Thomas Lippitt Wattles.As a Navy Junior, Patty moved with her father, mother, and younger sister, Joan, from one duty station to another. Her father was stationed at the Naval Academy while she was in high school, and they lived in the Yard....
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Nadine S. Heise

September 12, 1934 - October 19, 2017

Heise, Nadine Shirley died in Annapolis, Maryland on Thursday, October 19, 2017 after a brief illness. Mrs. Heise was predeceased by her husband, the Honorable Robert S. Heise, their son Robert (Bobby) Heise, II, Richard and Eloise Heise, Samuel and Emily Siber, and all of her siblings. She is survived by her daughter, Judy Heise of Eastport, her daughter and son-in-law Shari & Anthony...
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Cora Elizabeth Cook

September 4, 1929 - October 18, 2017

Cora Elizabeth Cook On October 18, 2017 Cora Elizabeth Cook of Annapolis passed away. Cora was predeceased by her husband Edwin W. Cook, her son Keith W. Cook and her siblings, Thomas E. Dempsey, Ruth J. Jackson, and Anna V. Walters.Cora is survived by her daughters, Cherie L. Zindorf and Joy L. Valentine and her brother Forrest E. Dempsey. Cora is also survived by her four grandchildren, Lindsey...
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James Robert Driscoll

July 10, 1933 - October 13, 2017

James (Jim) Robert Driscoll, 84, of Annapolis, MD passed away Friday, October 13. 2017 at Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis, MD. Jim was born July 10, 1933 in Dunkirk, NY, to Alta and Jerome Driscoll, the youngest of 5 brothers and 1 sister, all now deceased. He grew up in Brocton, NY and graduated from Brocton Central High School in 1951. Over the years Jim traveled back to Brocton...
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Amy Lynne Kohler

August 31, 1950 - October 13, 2017

Amy Lynne (Ketzel) Kohler 1950-2017: It was August 31, 1950, a warm sunny day in New Castle, PA when Ruth Ketzel presented her Husband, Jack, with a beautiful baby girl. They named her Amy Lynne.Shortly afterward the Ketzel’s moved into a house next door to Jameson Hospital, where Amy was born and where Ruth was a registered nurse. Amy grew up happy and healthy, attending New Castle High....
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William Berryman Morrow

May 16, 1920 - October 12, 2017

Captain William B. Morrow USN (Ret) died in Annapolis, Maryland October 12, 2017. He was born in Atlantic City, New Jersey on May 16, 1920. After a year in the Naval Reserve, he entered the Naval Academy June 1938 and graduated with the class of 1942 on December 19, 1941. He also graduated from the Naval War College and National War College during his career. During World War II, Captain...
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Verna Mae Christensen

November 21, 1931 - October 8, 2017

VERNA MAE CHRISTENSEN (Stumptner), 85, of Rathdrum, Idaho, formerly of Annapolis, Maryland, went to be with her Lord on Sunday October 8, 2017. She passed peacefully in her sleep of natural causes following a nearly three year battle with Alzheimer's. Verna was born to Albert and Mary Stumptner on November 21, 1931 in Baltimore, Maryland, and was their only child. She graduated from St. Mary&...
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Evangelos Nichols

January 28, 1932 - October 6, 2017

Evangelos “Angy” Nichols, 85, died peacefully Friday, October 6, 2017 at the Anne Arundel County Medical Center in Annapolis, Maryland.He was a life-long resident of Annapolis and owner of the landmark Little Campus Inn on Maryland Avenue. After graduating with his Bachelor's degree from the University of Maryland at College Park, Mr. Nichols joined the U.S. Air Force for four...
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Charles Lee Leonard

July 16, 1924 - October 4, 2017

Charles Lee Leonard Charles Lee Leonard, known as “Charlie” to his friends, was born in Baltimore, MD on July 16, 1924, to his parents Stephen and Blanche Leonard, and died peacefully in his sleep at his home in Arden on the Severn, Crownsville, MD on October 4, 2017. After he finished high school, he worked for the Koppers Co. but soon enlisted in the U.S. Navy in July of 1943 and...
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Elsie Beardmore

May 20, 1927 - October 4, 2017

Elsie Marie Loftus Beardmore, a life time resident of Annapolis, and most recently of Sunrise Assisted Living in Severna Park, died peacefully on October 4, 2017, at her residence. Elsie was born in the community of Weems Creek, Annapolis on May 20, 1927 to the late George Loftus and Elsie Marie Robinson who were from Baltimore. She was educated in Annapolis Public Schools graduating from...
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Elizabeth Bryan Ball

February 28, 1929 - September 29, 2017

On September 29, 2017 Elizabeth Bryan Ball, 88, known to her friends as Betty, went home to her Lord. Betty was a lifelong Annapolitan, graduate of Notre Dame College in Baltimore, Naval Officer and graduate of the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California. Betty’s duty stations included California, Japan, Hawaii and Washington, D.C. While commuting to Washington from Annapolis she...
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Peter Rudolph Hruby

June 22, 1921 - September 26, 2017

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Margaret H. Terry

December 23, 1930 - September 25, 2017

Margaret Ann Hallock Terry passed away on September 25, 2017 following a long battle with complications due to a series of strokes. She was born in Annapolis, Md. to the late Russell and Margaret Hallock. She married William O.Terry in 1951 to whom she remained married until his death in 1983. She was also preceded in death by her infant brother, Samuel, in 1925. She is survived by her son, James...
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Margaret M. Donovan

September 4, 1946 - September 25, 2017

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John Valentine Sitzmann

May 18, 1992 - September 20, 2017

John Valentine Sitzmann, 25, died on September 20th, 2017 at the Naval Air Station in Kingsville, TX. John was born on May 18th, 1992 in Baltimore, MD. He attended the International School of Indiana and he graduated from Zionsville Community High School in Zionsville, IN. In 2014, John graduated from St. John's College in Annapolis, MD with a B.A. In philosophy and mathematics. He enlisted...
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Mary P. K. Jones

April 30, 1928 - September 20, 2017

Mary P. K. Jones, age 89 of Annapolis died of Congestive Heart Failure at her home on September 20, 2017. Mrs. Jones was the daughter of the late Frank Dallas Klever and Martha Loraine Klever. She was born in Hannibal, Missouri, 1928. After starting school in a one-room schoolhouse where her mother had taught for many years, she graduated from High School, 1945, and obtained a position at the...
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Ruth Adelaide Bullen

March 18, 1921 - September 19, 2017

Ruth A. Bullen a resident of Annapolis since 1938 passed away at the Rebecca Fortney Inpatient Care Center on September 19, 2017 at the age of 96 from Natural Causes. Ruth was born on March 18, 1921 in Baltimore, Maryland to the late Ruth Adelaide Miller and George W. Carson, Jr. During WW II Ruth worked with Counter Intelligence Department in Washington DC, taught in Anne Arundel County Public...
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Donald Lynn Chapman

September 11, 1924 - September 17, 2017

Donald Lynn Chapman a resident of Annapolis for 57 years known to his family and friends as “Don” passed away September 17, 2017 at his residence in Annapolis. Don was born on September 11, 1924 in Huntington, West Virginia. Don joined the Marine Corp. and served as a sergeant during WW II. After moving to Annapolis he worked at Trumpy’s Boat Yard, a building contractor and was...
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Eleanor Rogers Kramer

September 20, 1924 - September 15, 2017

Eleanor Rogers (Ellie) Kramer died unexpectedly on Friday, September 15, 2017 at her home in Annapolis. She was preceded in death by Neal, her husband of 64 years. She was born in Baltimore, Maryland on September 20th, 1924 to John Berrien Rogers and Eleanor Catherine Townsend. She attended Roland Park Country School. After her family moved to Round Bay, Severna Park in 1939; she attended...
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William A. Howard

March 23, 1960 - September 14, 2017

William Alan Howard, “Bill”, passed away peacefully at home on September 14th, 2017 after a brief illness. Born March 23, 1960 Bill was a lifetime resident of Annapolis. He enjoyed cooking special dishes for family gatherings and providing the Birch Beer. He also liked spending time fishing, crabbing and hunting with his friends.He is survived by his beloved mother, Audrey W....
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Susan Reed Peret

June 26, 1941 - September 12, 2017

Susan Reed Peret, “Sue”, a long-time resident of Annapolis, passed away on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 due to respiratory failure. Born on June 26, 1941 in Pennsylvania, Sue graduated from Annapolis High School in 1959 and also attended classes at the University of Maryland. She worked for Nationwide Insurance, retiring in 1999. Post retirement, Sue worked part-time for the Western...
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Elizabeth Dora Dax

March 1, 1955 - September 11, 2017

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Esther Settembrini

April 6, 1930 - September 10, 2017

Esther Stokes Settembrini On September 10, 2017 in Annapolis, MD. Esther was a life long Annapolitan. She was born in Annapolis on April 6, 1930 to Cosby M. Stokes and Esther Francis Stokes.Esther retired from the Anne Arundel County School System as an elementary school teacher. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Shady Side and Heritage Baptist Church. Esther met her husband , of 63...
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Thelma Henry Diggs

July 12, 1921 - September 9, 2017

Thelma Henry Diggs died peacefully at home September 9, 2017. She was 96 years old. Mrs. Diggs was born July 12, 1921, in Salisbury, Maryland to the late Bessie and Burton Henry. As a child, Mrs. Diggs grew up on Labrot Farm, which later became Sandy Point State Park. She lived in Annapolis until 2015 when she moved to assisted living in Severna Park. Mrs. Diggs was a graduate of Annapolis...
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Patricia Van Mater

November 19, 1923 - September 9, 2017

Patricia Leonard Van Mater, born November 19, 1923, passed away peacefully on 9/9/2017 at the age of 93. She was preceded in death by her husband of fifty years, George C. Van Mater (1996). Pat was a 49 year resident of Wardour where she lived with fierce independence into her 90's. Her independence, willingness to speak her mind, quirky humor and warm heart were her defining features. She...
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Patricia Carroll Aldersley

November 8, 1934 - September 6, 2017

Patricia Carroll Aldersley passed away peacefully at 82 years of age on Wednesday, September 6, 2017 in Annapolis, MD. She was born in Washington, DC on November 8, 1934 to Calvert and Alice Carroll. She married on January 23, 1955 to David Aldersley. Her husband preceded her in death. She was retired after a long career as an Executive Secretary for the United Brotherhood of Carpenters. Pat...
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Patricia Trainum Field

December 8, 1939 - August 31, 2017

Patricia Trainum Field, a life-long resident of Annapolis, passed away from natural causes after a courageous battle at her residence on August 31, 2017. “Pat” or “Trish” as she was known to her family and friends was born on December 8, 1939 in Craigsville, Virginia to the late Ruth and Patrick Trainum. She attended Virginia Polytechnic Institute and graduated in 1961...
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Norman Francis Herrmann

May 14, 1920 - August 29, 2017

On August 29, 2017 in Annapolis, MD, after a short illness. He was a long-time resident of Ocean City, MD and Woodstock, MD. Norman was born on May 14, 1920 in Baltimore, MD, the only son of the late George and Catherine O’Neill Herrmann. He is survived by his four children: Lisa A. Aszklar (Henry) of Annapolis, MD; Jane F. Herrmann of Vienna, VA; Mark F. Herrmann (Tammy) of Charlotte, NC...
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Marion Elliott Catterton

May 13, 1918 - August 28, 2017

Marion E. Catteron passed away August 28, 2017. He was 99 years old. Born in West River, Maryland to Mary A. and Elliott N. Catterton on May 13, 1918. He was one of twelve children survived by a brother Lee Catterton and a sister Roberta Hughes. He grew up in Harwood, Maryland and served in the U.S. Army Airforce during World War II. He flew over the “hump” and spent time in the...
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Michael Foley

July 10, 1942 - August 25, 2017

A Memorial Mass will be held on Saturday, September 2, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at St. John Neumann's Catholic Church 620 N. Bestgate Road, Annapolis, MD 21401.Please leave a condolence in the online register book for the family.
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Orlando Ridout

August 13, 1922 - August 25, 2017

Orlando Ridout IV of Annapolis died at age 95 on August 25, 2017. A lifelong resident of St. Margaret’s, he was born August 13, 1922, the son of Orlando Ridout III and Mary McKinsey Ridout.He was known and loved for his deep knowledge about the history of the area and its residents throughout the centuries. His occasional writings about local history were treasured by many, with the most...
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Donald Mayer Reed

January 14, 1939 - August 20, 2017

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William Elmer Norfolk

May 24, 1941 - August 18, 2017

On August 18, 2017 Bill Norfolk, 76, of Annapolis Maryland, passed away quietly at home surrounded by his loving family. Bill is survived by his wife Patsy, daughters Allison (Beau) Laskey and Stacy (Shaun) Francis, stepdaughter Hilary (Jason) Von Rohr, brother Oliver (Shirley) Norfolk, 6 grandchildren and 2 step grandchildren, nieces, nephews and extended family. At the age of 19 Bill began a...
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Edward Stephen Hendricks

November 5, 1934 - August 14, 2017

Edward Stephen Hendricks, Jr. “Sonny” passed away on August 14, 2017 at the Rebecca Fortney Inpatient Care Center after a brief illness. Sonny formally of Annapolis, resided in Arnold for the past 25 years. He was born on November 5, 1934 in Annapolis to the late Katherine Hendricks (nee Leitch) and Edward Stephen Hendricks, Sr. After graduating from Annapolis High School in 1952 he...
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Frances Joan Narducci

June 24, 1934 - August 12, 2017

Frances J. Narducci died peacefully in her sleep on Saturday, August 12th, 2017. Frances was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, sister and a true and loyal friend. A devout Catholic, she cherished her faith everyday of her life. She lived life with a loving and generous spirit and a warm kindness towards everyone she met. Frances was a parishioner at St. Paul’s, R.C. in Ramsey, NJ for 45...
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Roland Crocker Davies

July 26, 1932 - August 9, 2017

Lifelong sailor, uncompromising architect, husband, and father of three boys, Roland “Rody” Davies passed away on August 9, 2017, while working on his sailboat. He is survived by Peggy, his wife of 56 years, his three sons, and four grandchildren. Rody was born in Washington, D.C. on July 26, 1932. He graduated from Landon in 1951, and Washington & Lee in 1955 where he played...
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Barbara Ann Kuffler

May 29, 1947 - August 9, 2017

Barbara Ann Kuffler (Bobbi), Age 70, of Leonardtown MD, passed away Wednesday August 9, 2017. She was the devoted wife of Michael John Kuffler whom she married on August 19, 1966, celebrating 50 years together. Born in Annapolis MD, Bobbi was the daughter of the late Richard and Viola King. She is survived by her husband Mike of Leonardtown MD and her son Richard Kuffler (Lisa) of Ocala FL, her...
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Louise Boniface Zablocki

August 8, 2017 - August 8, 2017

On August 8, 2017 passed away at home in Annapolis, MD.She is survived by her husband Robert and sister Mary Boniface French. Louise was a graduate of Notre Dame College of Maryland and Morgan State University. She taught for 30 years in Baltimore City Public Schools. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on August 12th at 10:30 AM at St. Mary’s Catholic Church 109 Duke of Gloucester St...
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Karl Emil Schlachter

February 11, 1924 - August 1, 2017

Karl Schlachter, age 93, of Stratford, CT, passed away August 1, 2017 at Bridgeport Hospital. Karl was born in Piermont, NY. Before his retirement, he was VP of Client Services for Wright Investors Services in Bridgeport. He was a graduate of Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, NJ. and was an avid railroad photographer and enthusiast and served as a past officer for the Railway and...
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Dorothy Ann Neimiller

December 14, 1940 - July 31, 2017

Dorothy Ann Neimiller, 76, of Annapolis passed away July 31, with family by her side. She was born to the late Henry and Pearl Trott and widowed by Ralph F. Thompson in August 1973. She was remarried and widowed by Charles R. Neimiller in October 1991. She survives by two sons Dale Thompson with wife Karen and Michael Thompson Sr. Also by her five Grandchildren Joshua, Megan, Katie, Michael Jr.,...
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Katherine Wilson Atterbury

July 22, 1932 - July 26, 2017

Katherine Wilson Atterbury On July 26th, Katherine Wilson Atterbury passed away peacefully in her sleep. Born July 22, 1932, Mrs. Atterbury had recently celebrated her 85th birthday with her family. Mrs. Atterbury was born in Friendship MD to parents Julius Edwin and Mary Katherine Streett Wilson, and spent her early life on the family farm, Trent Hall, attended Southern High School until...
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Nowland Edmundson Reynolds

December 27, 1922 - July 26, 2017

Nowland Edmundson Reynolds III Nowland ''Ed'' Reynolds has passed away at 94 years old after a brief illness. He was born in Washington, DC , the son of Nowland E. Reynolds II and Marguerite Walling Woodward. Ed, his parents, and brother and sister lived for a short time in Cottage City , MD before moving to a house on Arlington Avenue in Relay, MD. When the church next door...
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Robert Daniel Hopkins

April 1, 1926 - July 25, 2017

Robert Daniel (Hoppy/Bobby) Hopkins of Reading, PA formerly Annapolis, passed away at Keystone Villa of Douglassville in the early morning on 7/25/17. He was predeceased by his wife of 58 years, Corinne Keller Hopkins, who passed away on 10/30/05. Bobby is survived by his children: Barbara Ann Miller, Reading, PA; Donna Lynn Hopkins, Reading, PA; and Robert Hopkins, Jr, Scottsdale, AZ;...
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Stephanie Obenchain Woll

July 10, 1947 - July 21, 2017

Stephanie Obenchain Woll died peacefully at home surrounded by her family in the late afternoon on July 21, 2017 in Annapolis, Maryland at the age of 70 after a courageous and graceful fight against breast cancer.Stephanie is survived by her three adult children, their spouses, and her beloved grandchildren – Amy and Mark Gonzalez of Edgewater, Maryland, parents to Reid (8) and Cora (4);...
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Virginia H. Sacher

March 27, 1922 - July 19, 2017

Virginia H. Sacher (nee Heatherly), 95, a resident of The Gardens of Annapolis, passed away on July 19th 2017 at Easton, MD. She was born on March 27, 1922, in Wheeling, WV, where she was raised and attended Tridelphia High School. She previously lived in Bowie, MD; Wheeling WV; Morgantown, WV; and Oakland, MD. She had worked at Laidley & Selby stationary store, Will O’ the Wisp Resort...
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Gloria N. Sheckells

November 29, 1922 - July 13, 2017

Gloria Sheckells, long-time resident of Harness Creek, Annapolis, passed away July 13, 2017. She was 94. Born in Baltimore, MD, she spent periods of her childhood on Long Island, NY and Philadelphia, PA. She came to Annapolis in the 1940's where she met and married her husband of over 60 years, John Sheckells, who predeceased her in 2009. She joined Calvary United Methodist Church in February...
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Billie G. Taylor Bedford

February 8, 1914 - July 9, 2017

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Mabel Estelle Wood

October 1, 1931 - June 30, 2017

Mabel Estelle Wood (Miller), Age 85, of Crofton, Maryland passed peacefully to be with the Lord on Friday, June 30, 2017. Mabel was an exceptional woman whose smile and laughter were infectious and brought joy to all who knew and loved her. Throughout her entire life, Mabel loved to dance, especially with her favorite dance partner and High School Sweet Heart, her late husband of 59 years,...
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Alice Elizabeth Bauerfeind

June 6, 1927 - June 29, 2017

Alice Elizabeth Mansfield Bauerfeind Alice (age 90) passed away on Friday June 29th, surrounded by her family, at Heritage Harbor Center, from complications of Alzheimer’s disease.Beloved wife of the late Robert J. Bauerfeind, Alice is survived by two daughters and sons in laws: Roberta and Ret. Col. Gerald Bilderback of Annapolis, MD and Joanne and Christopher Wirth of Penn Yan, NY. She is...
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David Andrew Rogers

January 14, 1941 - June 24, 2017

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Kenan Habetler

June 18, 1941 - June 24, 2017

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Rosa Capezio

February 6, 1930 - June 23, 2017

Rosa Capezio, 87, a resident of Annapolis passed away June 23, 2017 peacefully in her home. She was born on February 6, 1930 in Muro Lucano, Italy. She married Gerardo Capezio on February 14, 1953. Together they immigrated to America in 1955 to Bronx, NY and settled in Annapolis, MD in 1965. She worked at the Naval Academy as a seamstress. She was a member of Sons of Italy lodge #2225. Since...
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Pliny James Underwood

July 5, 1926 - June 22, 2017

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Thomas Miller

August 26, 1930 - June 21, 2017

Thomas T. Miller, 86, of Heron Point in Chestertown, passed away on Wednesday, June 21. Born in Washington D.C., he was the son of the late Rip and Es Miller of Annapolis.He attended Annapolis Elementary School then went to the Admiral Farragut Academy where he was a standout in football. He was recruited to play at Duke University where he graduated with a degree in economics. He also was part...
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Marilyn P. Fitzsimmons

December 28, 1925 - June 21, 2017

A Memorial Service will be held in the Chapel of the John M. Taylor Funeral Home, 147 Duke of Gloucester Street Annapolis, MD 21401 on Saturday at 10 am.
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Owedia M. Searcy

June 6, 1923 - June 16, 2017

Owedia M. (“Tweedie”) Searcy, Commander, USN (Ret.), died June 16, 2017 in Pasadena, Maryland. Memorial service: 12:00 p.m., Friday, July 28, 2017, at the US Naval Academy Main Chapel.Tweedie was born June 6, 1923, in Venus, Texas, to Charles A. and Ora Curry Searcy. After spending her childhood years in Johnson County, she graduated from Arlington Heights High School in Fort Worth,...
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Eileen Theresa Marmon

July 17, 1940 - June 11, 2017

Eileen Theresa Cronin Marmon, 76, beloved mother of Kathleen Ann Marmon and Gail Marmon Dehn, passed away peacefully in her home on Sunday, June 11. She was born on July 17, 1940, in Revere, Mass. She attended nursing school in Chelsea, Mass., graduating in 1962. Eileen worked as a nurse providing compassionate care in Boston, Mass., San Francisco, Cal., and Annapolis, Md. It was a job she loved...
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John Aloysius Shanley

January 5, 1952 - June 5, 2017

John A. Shanley passed away peacefully at home on June 5, 2017, surrounded by his loving family, after a well fought battle against ALS. He was a loving husband and father who will be greatly missed. He stayed young at heart with a great sense of humor and fun. John's greatest joy was spending time with his family and friends. John was known around town for his successful business, P.G. Tire...
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Robert E. Brady

August 15, 1926 - June 1, 2017

Robert E Brady, CAPT, USN retired, passed away suddenly of a heart attack onThursday June 1, 2017 in Annapolis at age 90 Born in Minersville, Pennsylvania to Edward and Katherine Brady, he was theoldest of four sons. Upon graduation from high school he enlisted in theNavy before being accepted to the Naval Academy in 1945 and graduating withthe Class of 1949. He married the late Helen Jean...
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William Joseph Winkler

November 20, 1929 - May 31, 2017

Fr. William J. Winkler, O.F.MHigh Flight - By John Gillespie Magee, Jr.Oh! I have slipped the surly bonds of earth,And danced the skies on laughter-silvered wings;Sunward I've climbed, and joined the tumbling mirthOf sun-split clouds, --and done a hundred thingsYou have not dreamed of --Wheeled and soared and swungHigh in the sunlit silence. Hov'ring thereI've chased the shouting wind...
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Agnes F. Stowe

April 30, 1934 - May 30, 2017

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Kathryne Owen Murphey

January 8, 1930 - May 27, 2017

Kathryne Owen Murphey, 87, was born on January 8, 1930 in Sharon, PA and passed away at the Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis, MD on May 27th from complications of kidney disease. She was preceded in death by her husband of 61 years Wayne Keller Murphey. She is survived by three daughters and two sons: Kathryne Murphey of Marrero, LA; Elizabeth Thompson of Slippery Rock, PA; Wayne Murphey...
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Guy John Riccio

October 9, 1920 - May 26, 2017

Guy J. Riccio died on May 26, 2017 in Annapolis, MD at the age of 96. He is survived by his wife, Susan; step children Henry Greinke and Nancy Peterson; sister Pauline Prostowich and brother Rudy Riccio; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Guy served in the U.S. Navy for 4 years as an intelligence officer during WW II and retired from the active reserves as a LCDR in 1963. He was a...
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Mary Jean Oravetz

March 2, 1929 - May 24, 2017

A graveside service will be held at Saint Joseph Cemetery in Lynn, Massachusetts on June 2, 2017
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Katherine Mildred Rayhart

February 24, 1915 - May 23, 2017

Katherine Rayhart, a resident of Annapolis for all of her 102 years, passed away of natural causes at Anne Arundel Medical Center on May 23, 2017. She was born in Annapolis on February 24, 1915 to the late Lucy and Noman Tucker. Katherine graduated High School and held several jobs but none more important than the last, as a homemaker to her family. A member of the Elks Lodge, she enjoyed playing...
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Melvina S. DeMoss

July 11, 1924 - May 23, 2017

Melvina S DeMoss, 92, died peacefully on Tuesday, May 23. Born in Baltimore, MD, on July 11, 1924, she formerly resided in Timonium and Pikesville, and most recently in Annapolis,MD.Melvina was a graduate of the Institute of Notre Dame in Baltimore and attended Notre Dame College of Maryland. After meeting and marrying her husband Francis, she raised four children at their home in Pikesville....
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Jon Jay Martin

July 26, 1957 - May 21, 2017

Jon Jay Martin, 59, passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 21 at home.Jon was born July 26, 1957 in Goldsboro, N.C. the beloved son of Ruth Ann and Frank Martin, Jr.He was baptized, confirmed and an acolyte in the Lutheran Church.Growing up he played the trumpet and was an active member of the Boy Scouts. He earned the highest honor of the Boy Scouts of America, one of the most recognized steps of...
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Beverly Sue Rodowsky

April 11, 1957 - May 20, 2017

Beverly Sue Rodowsky On May 20, 2017 Beverly, age 60, passed away at home with her family at her side.Beverly was a graduate of University of Maryland School of Nursing. She worked for 17 years at Anne Arundel Medical Center as an operating room nurse until Parkinson’s disease forced her to retire.Beverly was an avid scrap booker, enjoyed cross-stitching, and baking. She doted on her...
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Dorothy June Talley

June 29, 1925 - May 19, 2017

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Nelda White Collinson

June 28, 1923 - May 17, 2017

Nelda White Collinson On May 17, 2017. She was the beloved wife of the late Oliver Lee Collinson. Nelda is survived by her children Marsha (Paul) W. Collinson-Streng, Ronald (Linda) Lee Collinson, and Michael Ben Collinson. She is also survived by her grandchildren Nathan (Michelle) Collinson-Streng, Aliesha (John) Sager, Kelly Collinson, ‘Budge” Ronald Collinson, Ashley Collinson,...
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Armando Marzullo

July 12, 1922 - May 13, 2017

Born in San Marco Dei Cavoti, Benevento Italy, Armando served in WWII before immigrating in 1954 to Malden Massachusetts where he lived for many years. He spent his last 18 years in Davidsonville, Maryland where he loved to garden and make bread. He was predeceased by parents Angelo and Carmela, and wife, Angiolina. He leaves behind to always miss and cherish him, daughter Maria, son-in-law Jeff,...
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Cecelia Marie Gregory

June 11, 1926 - May 13, 2017

Cecelia Gregory, age 90 passed away peacefully at Hospice of the Chesapeake on May 13, 2017 after complications following surgery. Ceil moved to Annapolis in 1952 when her husband Mike became the editor of the local navy newspaper the Severn Soundings. Her children were born at the former Navy Hospital in Annapolis. After her husbands’ sudden death in 1956, she raised her 2 children Patrick...
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Gerd Lohmann

September 2, 1923 - May 9, 2017

In Loving Memory of Gerd Lohmann; Born in Hamburg, Germany on September 2, 1923, Gerd Lohmann was educated as an optical engineer and later transitioned to mechanical engineering. He worked on optical character recognition systems, fine measurement instruments for NOAA balloon weather flights, and then satellite scan devices and fuzes for the Department of the Army at its renowned Harry Diamond...
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Marjorie A. Parkinson

October 11, 1930 - May 7, 2017

Marjorie Ann Parkinson of Annapolis, MD passed away peacefully at Hospice of the Chesapeake on Sunday, May 7, 2017. Born October 11, 1930, she was the daughter of the late Joseph Franklin Whittington and Agnes Parks Whittington who resided in Annapolis MD. She was a graduate of Annapolis High School and as a young woman began her career at Read’s Drug Store, where she met her lifelong...
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Elizabeth Jane Jenny

May 21, 1928 - May 6, 2017

Elizabeth Jane Jenny, 88, died May 6, 2017, of cancer while in hospice care at Brightview Catonsville. Elizabeth was born May 21, 1928, in Glen Burnie, MD. Better known as Betty Jane or BJ, she graduated from Mercy School of Nursing in Baltimore, married Raymond K. Jenny, and moved to Annapolis to raise her family. During this time she continued to periodically work as an OR (operating room)...
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Walter Edward Joseph Lang

December 3, 1938 - May 4, 2017

Walter E. Lang passed away on May 4, 2017, with his family by his side. He was 78 years old. His wife Peggy Lang and two children, Wally and Tisha, survive him. In addition, survivors include his brother, Edward Kiss of New York, four grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, one aunt, and several cousins. Walter Lang was born in Manhattan, New York to the late Mary Marchak Kiss and Edward Lang....
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Dayne Eldridge

November 14, 1940 - May 1, 2017

Dayne Worsham Eldridge, 76, of Annapolis, MD died at home on May 1, 2017 after a lengthy illness. She is survived by her husband of nearly 56 years, John C. Eldridge, retired judge of the Court of Appeals of Maryland. Dayne was born and raised in Richmond, Virginia to the late Robert A. Worsham and Irma C. Worsham. In addition to Judge Eldridge, she is survived by her son, John C. Eldridge, Jr. ...
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