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.


Our Obituaries

Milton Bowen

April 11, 1918 - May 20, 2016

Milton H. Bowen On Friday May 20, 2016 Milton H. Bowen passed away at age 98 at Regency Park Assisted Living after a lengthy illness.Milton was the son of the late Susan and Emory G. Bowen. He was proceeded in death by his brothers, Gwynn, Charles, Odell and his sister Leona Russell.He is survived by his very loving wife of 72 years, Edna M. Thomas Bowen, his daughter Edna Hornberger, and his...
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Carolyn Weber Ryan

November 29, 1948 - May 17, 2016

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Gordon Loftin

October 29, 1925 - May 17, 2016

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Henry William Hitzrot

January 19, 1934 - May 16, 2016

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Josephine GIORDANO

August 28, 1920 - May 11, 2016

Josephine Giordano, 95, of Annapolis, passed away May 11, 2016 at The Hospice of the Chesapeake Care Center. She was born August 28, 1920 in Manchester CT to the late Vincenzo and Angela Barrea Pensato. She married her late husband, Joseph Giordano, May 10, 1942 and they shared 67 years of marriage until his death in 2009.She is survived by her sons, Richard Giordano and Mario Giordano, 7...
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May L. Talbot

December 16, 1918 - May 9, 2016

May L. Talbot “Nana”, 97, passed away May 9, 2016 at North Arundel Health and Rehabilitation Center. She was born December 16, 1918 in Baltimore, MD to the late Frederick and Agnes Koch Hassell. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Leland M. Talbot Jr. and daughter, Betty Ann Talbot.Ms. May is survived by her children, Edna M. Talley, Leland M. Talbot,...
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Norma A. Chaney

January 19, 1920 - May 6, 2016

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Charles Firman Mansur

August 17, 1934 - May 2, 2016

ANNAPOLIS YACHTSMAN DIES Charles Firman Mansur died of a heart attack on May 2, 2016 at his winter home in Sarasota Florida. Charley is survived by his loving wife Darlene, his sister Ruth Dickerson of Lewes, Delaware and his brother Sam Dickerson of Annapolis, Maryland, and many fond and loyal friends. Charley Mansur was born on August 17,1934 in Baltimore, Maryland. He attended Loyola High...
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Joyce Henderson

September 2, 1951 - May 1, 2016

Joyce Lynn Henderson, a 64 year resident of Eastport, Annapolispassed away May 1, 2016 in Edgewater, MD. She was born September 2, 1951 in Annapolis to the late Woodrow Wilson Henderson, Sr. and Ernestine Virginia Smith Henderson. After graduation from high school, Joyce was employed by Kmart and later retired from TJ Maxx. She was a member of the Eastport Baptist Church and enjoyed bowling on...
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Georgina Shultz

August 15, 1926 - April 30, 2016

GEORGINA EIDMAN SHULTZ Georgina Shultz, a long time Annapolis resident, passed away on April 30, 2016. She was born On August 15, 1926 in Baltimore Maryland and moved to Annapolis in 1944. She was preceded in death by her father Frederick Eidman, mother Christina Eidman, her husband Alva T. Shultz and brother David Eidman. She is survived by her son, Glenn D. Klakring and his wife Nelsa of Easton...
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Patricia Rupp

March 13, 1941 - April 28, 2016

Patricia (Murchake) Rupp, affectionately known as "Pat", 75, of Silver Spring, Maryland, passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 28, 2016. She was born in Washington D.C. and raised on Fishing Creek Farm in Annapolis, Maryland. Patricia was the 11th and youngest child of John and Mary Murchake. Patricia graduated from Annapolis High School in 1959, at age 18, and went to work for...
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Carl Edward Norris

September 8, 1932 - April 27, 2016

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Carl Edward Norris

September 8, 1932 - April 27, 2016

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Constance M. Smith

December 14, 1923 - April 27, 2016

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Cornelio U. Sumayo

March 31, 1942 - April 24, 2016

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Mary Ellen Fainelli

July 14, 1939 - April 22, 2016

Mary Ellen Fainelli On Friday, April 22, 2016. Beloved sister of the late Geraldine Hernandez, Patricia Miehe & John Bolcer. She was the beloved aunt of Shelly Parker (Wesley), Carlos Hernandez (Mary Ellen), Nadine Gill; “Granty” of Luke, Quintin, Gabrielle & Hadley. Mary Ellen was also the dear friend of Rosa, Paula, and Antonio Mazzeo.Friends and family may call at...
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Patrick Christopher McGrath

April 10, 1935 - April 22, 2016

Father Patrick Christopher McGrath, known as “Chris,” age 81, a resident of Annapolis, Maryland, passed away on April 22, 2016.Chris was born in Ireland. After graduating from high school, he went to England to work before returning to Ireland for seminary and becoming an ordained roman Catholic priest and completing a bachelor’s degree. After coming to the United States in the...
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Richard Henry Stevenson

March 11, 1941 - April 16, 2016

Richard Stevenson, 75, a resident of Annapolis for 46 years and previously of Queens, New York, died April 16, 2016 at Anne Arundel Medical Center.He was born March 11, 1941 in Brooklyn, NY. Richard was preceded in death by his wife of 48 years, Agnes Stevenson.He is survived by son, Michael Stevenson of Barhamsville, VA; daughters, Linda Reppenhagen of Arnold, MD and Elizabeth Hughes of...
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John Bradley Sutton

October 6, 1925 - April 15, 2016

John Bradley Sutton, 90, of Annapolis died of natural causes April 15, 2016 at Fairfield Nursing Center. He sided in Annapolis since 1953. Mr. Sutton was born in Detroit Michigan October 6, 1925. After graduating from High School in Pompton Lakes, NJ, he served in the United States Navy during World War II as an air crewman, radioman gunner in the Asiatic Pacific Are, American Area, and...
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Abner Lee McFaden

November 21, 1924 - April 15, 2016

McFaden, Abner "MAC" LeeAbner Lee “Mac” McFaden, 91 a 58 year resident of the Bay Ridge Community, passed away April 15, 2016 at his home.Born November 21, 1924 in Lynchburg, VA to the late Marcia Gibbs Coleman and Hurley A.McFaden, Mac attended Boonsboro High School, where he was an honor student and excelled at Athletics. After graduating high school in 1942, Mac answered...
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Kevin Patrick McCarthy

June 12, 1961 - April 12, 2016

A Memorial Gathering will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 16, 2016; which will be followed by visiting with family and friends until 3:00 p.m.In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Kevin's memory to the Annapolis SPCA, 1815 Bay Ridge Avenue, Annapolis, MD 21403.
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Carroll R. O'Neill

April 12, 1924 - April 7, 2016

Carroll R. O’Neill, 91, of Annapolis passed away peacefully on April 7, 2016. He was the devoted husband of Rosana F. O’Neill (deceased) and beloved father of Raymond Schliep, Jr. (deceased), Patrick O’Neill, Richard Schliep, Cembra Taylor, Margaret Dammeyer, and Kathleen O’Neill. He is also survived by 15 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.Carroll was born in...
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Gun Jae Lee

July 6, 1927 - April 5, 2016

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James E. Barnes

April 2, 1950 - April 4, 2016

Barnes, James E. Sr. age 66 of Annapolis, MD died suddenly on Monday, April 4, 2016. Also known as “Big Jim”, James worked at the US Naval Academy. He was born in Panama to the late Raymond J. & Helen D. Barnes, lived in Baltimore then back to Annapolis.He is pre-deceased by his wife Novena. James is survived by 2 sons; James E. Barnes, Jr. “Moe” (Jacob) and Toby...
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Gertrude Tier Stevens

August 9, 1924 - March 31, 2016

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Sean Sean Chaney

October 4, 1970 - March 31, 2016

Joseph “Sean” ChaneyHe passed away after a short illness. He was a roofer for many years and finally went to tractor trailer driving school and began driving fuel trucks. When he had free time he enjoyed spending time with his children and taking trips with them.He is survived by his parents Sharon and James Chaney and Kevin Chaney. His wife Alexis Lynn Chaney. His children Anastasia...
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Frederick Joseph Sommer

September 23, 1918 - March 31, 2016

Lt. Col. Frederick J. SommerFrederick J. Sommer, 97, of Edgewater, MD, died Thursday, March 31 at Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis after a stroke.A funeral mass will be held at 9 a.m. Wednesday at St. John Neumann Catholic Church in Annapolis, with burial to follow at the Crownsville Veterans Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday, 6-8 p.m. at John M. Taylor Funeral Home, Annapolis. In...
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Walter N. Collison

November 3, 1933 - March 31, 2016

Collison, Walter N., Jr., LTCOL, USMC RET. of Annapolis, MD, age 82, died Thursday, March 31st at Anne Arundel Medical Center. Known by his family and friends as “Walt” or “Collie”, Walter was born in Annapolis, MD to the late Walter N. and Sarah Ethel Collison. He attended Germantown Elementary School and Annapolis Senior High School, where he graduated in 1953. He met...
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Eileen Peters

June 16, 1934 - March 27, 2016

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Rosalie Creighton Fahnestock

May 9, 1927 - March 25, 2016

Rosalie Creighton Fahnestock (age 88) Early Friday morning March 25, 2016 Rosalie passed away at her home. She was born in Capon Bridge, WV on May 9, 1927.Rosalie was a member of the NARFE, the Annapolis Chapter of the Ladies of the Elks, and the Mayo UMC. She was retired from the Edgewater US Post Office. Rosalie’s hobbies were playing cards and gardening.She was predeceased by both her...
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Robert S. Ellis

December 7, 1937 - March 22, 2016

Robert Stephen Ellis “DOC”, 78, of Annapolis, Maryland passed away on March 22, 2016. He was born December 7, 1937 in Warren, Ohio. After graduating from The University of Notre Dame he proceeded to the University of Illinois to get his medical degree. He served our country as a Lieutenant Commander in the United States Navy Medical Corps prior to establishing strong community...
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Elizabeth D. Woodruff

May 2, 1922 - March 20, 2016

Elizabeth Dunstan Woodruff “Bettie” died peacefully on Sunday, March 20th at Brightview South River in Edgewater, MD, due to complications from a stroke. She was born May 2, 1922 at Tripler Air Base in the Territory of Hawaii. She was the daughter of Col. Edwin V. Dunstan (U.S. Army Corp of Engineers) and Ruth Halpin.Bettie graduated from the University of Incarnate Word in San...
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Anne F. Ansel

June 19, 1922 - March 18, 2016

Anne France Ansel died in Annapolis, MD on March 18, 2016. Mrs. Ansel was born on June 19, 1922 in Panama, where her father was stationed. The daughter of Rear Admiral Albert Finley France III and Ruth Claude France, she lived in various coastal towns of the United States while growing up, but also spent a great deal of time in Annapolis, MD, the home of her maternal grandparents , Dr. Gordon...
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Marian Perry James

March 31, 1921 - March 17, 2016

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Patricia J. Hopkins

August 2, 1942 - March 16, 2016

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Elizabeth E. Sommer

August 4, 1926 - March 16, 2016

Elizabeth Sommer, 89, died peacefully at her home in Edgewater, MD., Wed., March 16, after an extended illness.Betty was born August 4, 1926 in Fairbury, IL , the daughter of Charles and Elsie Elliott. She was the youngest of four siblings. She married Frederick Sommer on May 6, 1950 at Chanute Air Force Base, Champaign, IL. They were married for 65 years.After graduating from Fairbury High...
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Wesley Wubbenhorst

May 5, 1953 - March 15, 2016

In Loving Memory of Wesley WubbenhorstMay 5, 1953-March 15, 2016Wes was passionate about his family, friends and ministries. He gave his love freely to all he met on his journey through life. Our family and friends would like to share a (very abbreviated) description of Wes’ life passions;Family: Wes and his three brothers; Jeffrey, John, and William were lovingly raised by their mother...
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John C. Fry

December 11, 1926 - March 14, 2016

John Craig Fry died from pancreatic cancer in Annapolis, Maryland on March 14, 2016. He was 89 years old. Growing up in Portland, Oregon and graduating from Severn School, he received a senatorial appointment to the Naval Academy. He was a squash player in the 21st Company, graduating in June 1947 with the Class of 1948. He married Tanya (Toni) Alicia Ojeda in Monterey, California in...
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Jeanne Elizabeth Hamilton

January 19, 1922 - March 8, 2016

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Kathleen N. FitzPatrick

September 24, 1938 - March 7, 2016

Kathleen Noreen FitzPatrick On March 7, 2016 Kathleen N. FitzPatrick passed away with her loving family at her side at Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis, MD.Kathleen was born on September 24, 1938 to the late Edwin S. Tweedy and Mary Brown Tweedy. Kathleen lost her mother Mary when she was seven years old. She was later adopted by her father’s second wife, the late Lillian Tweedy...
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Martha Kempton Conner

July 16, 1945 - March 4, 2016

Martha Anne Kempton Conner, 70, of Annapolis, passed away peacefully surrounded by many family and friends on March 4, 2016. Martha was born on July 16, 1945 to John Magnuson and Audrey Celeste Arnold Kempton in Miles City, MT and was a graduating member of the class of 1963 from Annapolis High School. Martha is preceded in death by her father, her mother and her brother Arnold Kempton. Martha...
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Jesse Lewis Maury

February 5, 1932 - February 28, 2016

Jesse Lewis Maury, Jr., age 84, of Annapolis, MD passed away at the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore, MD on February 28th, 2016. He was born in 1932 in Oak Park, Illinois to Jesse L. Maury, Sr. and Margaret H. Maury. His formative years were spent in Chevy Chase, MD, where he attended Bethesda Chevy Chase High School. He had a double major in Mathematics and English Literature...
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Jane Vicroy Ricciardelli

March 1, 1921 - February 28, 2016

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Marco Joseph Cristiano

July 27, 1941 - February 26, 2016

Born July 27, 1941 to Marco and Mabel Cristiano of Newport, Rhode Island. Marco died February 26, 2016 after a short bout with cancer. He grew up in Annapolis and spent his adult life in Baltimore’s Little Italy. He retired in 2010 after 30 years in restaurant management and catering. Marco lived everday to its fullest, always with his beloved dog, Chang, by his side. He enjoyed making...
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Carol Ann Dodson

December 21, 1946 - February 26, 2016

Carol Ann Dodson, 69, wife, mother, grandmother and friend to many, passed away surrounded by her family on February 26th, 2016 in Annapolis, Maryland.Carol Ann was born in Worchester, Massachusetts in 1946, and married Navy veteran James W. Dodson, Jr. in 1970. The two lived in Pittsburgh, PA; San Francisco, CA; Washington, DC and London, UK before ultimately settling in Annapolis, where they...
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Frances Howell Sherwood

November 21, 1926 - February 23, 2016

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Charlotte Marie Grau-Rehn

September 19, 1923 - February 23, 2016

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Dorothy Ross-Smith

December 26, 1929 - February 20, 2016

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Georgina Mercedes McBride

May 20, 1926 - February 19, 2016

Georgina M. McBride, 89, of Bowie died on February 19, 2016 in her home in Bowie from complications of dementia. She was born in Miraflores, Lima, Peru, to Luis Rafael Guillermo Chaparro Castro and Mercedes Irene Galvez. Georgia spent her first 25 years in Peru until she married Col. Clyde R. McBride (Mac) on September 28, 1951 at the Army War College in Carlisle, PA. She had 2 stepchildren,...
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William E. O'Donnell

September 21, 1948 - February 16, 2016

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Barbara A. McLaughlin

February 2, 1958 - February 11, 2016

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Marie Kennedy Fuller

January 13, 1924 - February 11, 2016

Marie Kennedy Fuller, 92, passed away on February 11, 2016 at her home in Annapolis, Maryland.She was born in January 1924 to Eleanor Wright Kennedy and Emmett Kennedy, and grew up in New York City, where she graduated from Julia Richman High School. She moved to Annapolis in 1968 when she married F. Peyton (Pete) Fuller, who predeceased her, and was House Staff Coordinator at University...
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Isabel G. Gambone

July 26, 1924 - February 10, 2016

Isabel G. Gambone, age 91 of Annapolis, passed away on February 10, 2016.A resident of Annapolis for more than 60 years, Isabel was born in Allentown, PA to the late Antonio and Josephine (nee Falco) Angelino.Isabel was a homemaker for most of her life but she also worked part time as a waitress and in retail. She belonged to St. Mary’s Catholic Church, the Sons of Italy, and AARP. Family...
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Gilbert Neill Kinnamon

September 8, 1931 - February 9, 2016

Gilbert Neill Kinnamon, 84 died on February 9, 2016. He was born on September 8, 1931 in Cambridge, MD to Charles and Lucy Kinnamon. He graduated from Cambridge High School and attended Mars Hill College. He served in the Air Force for four years and was employed by Maryland State Government in the Income Tax Division and the District Court. He was a member of the American Legion, the Masonic...
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Jane Anne Pumphrey

August 11, 1935 - February 5, 2016

Jane Anne Pumphrey, 80 of Fenwick Island, DE, died on Friday, February 5, 2016 of heart failure at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury. A 27 year resident of Annapolis, Jane was born in Baltimore, MD, graduated from Mount de Sales Academy, Anne Arundel Community College and the University of Maryland where she received her Masters of Science in Physical Education. She worked as a...
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Mary Ellen Brooks

November 12, 1923 - February 5, 2016

Mary Ellen Brooks, 92, of Annapolis died on February 5, 2016. She was born November 12, 1923 in Oxnard, California to Virginia (Schaul) Hayward and Max Everett Hayward. She was married to Captain Daniel P. Brooks USN for twenty-two years. They had three children, Virginia, John, and Margaret, and a foster son, Charles Washington. As a Navy wife Mary Ellen enjoyed duty stations in Hawaii,...
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Cynthia Ann Davis

May 19, 1948 - February 3, 2016

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Margaret Hall Hornbaker

November 2, 1937 - February 3, 2016

Margaret Hall Hornbaker, 78, passed away early Wednesday morning, February 3, at her beloved home of several years in historic Annapolis.She was born in 1937 on a farm in Lothian, Maryland to William Henry Hall IV and Katharine Moore Hall. Mr. Hall was a tobacco farmer and served for sixty years as a Director of the Farmers National Bank of Maryland. Margaret attended grade school in Lothian and...
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Robert W. Gunther

November 3, 1947 - February 1, 2016

On Monday, February 1, 2016 passed away after a lengthy illness. Born November 3, 1947 in Baltimore, he remained in Maryland his entire life. He attended University of Maryland, College Park and graduated Baltimore College of Commerce. He was one of the original Gunther family members along with his grandparents, parents, uncle and family to run Shady Oaks Marina in West River. In 1972 he veered...
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Irma Myers

February 22, 1922 - February 1, 2016

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Catherine Anne Whitelock

February 27, 1926 - January 27, 2016

C. Anne Whitelock, 89, died peacefully on January 27, 2016 at Anne Arundel Medical Center following a stroke. She was born on February 27, 1926 in Baltimore, Maryland. Graduated from St. Bernadine's and went to Peabody to study under Lubov for piano. She married Hennie Whitelock in 1949 and moved to Texas. In Texas, she started her fashion career. She modeled in the Houston Chronicle from...
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Joyce R. Kersh

February 11, 1935 - January 25, 2016

Joyce R. Kersh, beloved wife of Rear Admiral John M. (Jack) Kersh USN (Ret.), passed away on January 25, 2016, at the Anne Arundel Medical Center following a brave three-year battle with lung and brain cancer. She was born in Washington, PA, on February 11, 1935. Her parents were Lester H. and Iva A. Ramsey of Eighty-Four, PA. She graduated from East Washington High School in 1953, received...
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Floyd Ervin Spellman

June 21, 1925 - January 22, 2016

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Floyd Ervin Spellman

June 21, 1925 - January 22, 2016

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Edna M. Catterton

December 23, 1922 - January 19, 2016

Edna M. Catterton, age 94, a lifelong resident of Annapolis died on Tuesday January 19, 2016.She attended school in Annapolis and was a homemaker. She was retired from the State Income Tax Division with 30 years of service.She was preceeded in death by her husband William (Mel) Catterton. She is survived by her only son M. C. (Sonny) Catterton and her four grandchildren Traci Catterton Biggs,...
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May D. Morgan

January 12, 1924 - January 18, 2016

May Virginia Duvall Morgan, 92, of Annapolis, Maryland, passed peacefully, January 18, 2016. She was the wife of the late Raymond (Jack) Charles Morgan Jr., and preceded in death by her son Carl Ray Morgan. She was born January 12, 1924, in Sherwood Forest, Maryland, the daughter of the late Grover Cleveland Duvall Sr. and Beulah Vivian Skipper Duvall.May was a 1941 graduate of Annapolis High...
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Timothy Patrick Sheehan

December 24, 1962 - January 17, 2016

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Joseph P. O'Dea

August 27, 1926 - January 16, 2016

###### PLEASE NOTE : DUE TO IMPENDING STORM SERVICE TIMES HAVE BEEN CHANGED#####Joseph P. O’Dea Sr. of Annapolis, MD passed away peacefully Saturday evening at his home surrounded by his family. Mr. O’Dea was a native Washingtonian and grew up in neighboring Maryland suburb in a home that is now on the Maryland Historic Register called “The O’Dea House”. He served...
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Charles A. Debelius

November 27, 1932 - January 16, 2016

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Edgardo C. FRANCISCO

June 2, 1939 - January 14, 2016

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D. Patricia Baird

March 21, 1946 - January 9, 2016

D. Patricia “Pat” (Ranagan) Baird was born on March 21, 1946 in Baltimore, MD and died January 9, 2016 in Annapolis, MD. She grew up in Pasadena, MD and graduated from Severna Park High School in 1964. In 1966, she married Mike Baird and spent 22 years as a Navy wife and mother, moving to locations in Florida, Rhode Island, California, Virginia, and Maryland. In 1981 she obtained...
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Barry M. Amass

August 15, 1954 - January 9, 2016

Barry Michael Amass, beloved husband of Sally Stallings Amass and resident of Edgewater, Maryland, passed away on Saturday, January 9, 2016 Born August 15, 1954, in Kingsville, Texas, Barry grew up in Baltimore, Maryland. He received his BS degree in Music Education from Towson University and a MS in Communicative Disorders from Johns Hopkins University. He was an accomplished performer, composer...
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Emma Mary Hancock

May 19, 2001 - January 8, 2016

Emma Mary Hancock, age 14On Friday evening, January 8, 2016, surrounded by her loving family, Emma departed to join God in Heaven.Emma was diagnosed with an inoperable, terminal brain cancer at age three, but God saw fit to leave her as a guide for those that she could teach and inspire for eleven years: Emma is survived by her adoring family; Father, James Hancock, Mother, Nichole Tyree,...
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Iola Belle White

January 25, 1918 - January 5, 2016

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Dorothy Mae Nash

November 7, 1939 - January 4, 2016

Dorothy Mae Nash of Woodbine, Maryland died on January 4, 2016 in Columbia, Maryland following a long battle with pulmonary arterial hypertension.Dorothy was a native of Annapolis, Maryland and a graduate of Annapolis High School. She was the daughter of Carl and Cecilia Alton. She married the late Rudolph Nash, Sr. in 1960. They raised a family of not just their own five children, but she was a...
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Shirley Mary Collins

April 4, 1928 - January 3, 2016

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Elsie Lucille Oliver

May 6, 1935 - January 2, 2016

Elsie “Lucille” Oliver passed away on Saturday January 2, 2016. Lucille was a native Annapolitan with family roots dating from the 1800s. Lucille is preceded in death by her husband of 50 years Robert Earl Oliver Sr., preceded in death by her parents Elsie and George “Oakie” Clark and her siblings Roy, Donald, and Catherine. Lucille is survived by her four children Debbie...
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Jo Marie Buzbee

September 21, 1933 - January 1, 2016

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Rodelo Ilagan

July 6, 1948 - December 31, 2015

Rodelo (Rod) Ilagan, 67, passed away December 31, 2015 after a brief illness due to Pancreatic cancer.He was born in the Philippines and became a US citizen after immigrating in 1980. Rod and his family lived in Annapolis for over 35 years, enjoying the proximity to the Chesapeake Bay and Washington, DC. He received his MBA from Loyola College in Baltimore and was an entrepreneur, owning...
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Robert S. Taylor

August 21, 1956 - December 29, 2015

Robert Sommers Taylor Jr., 59, passed away December 29th, 2015 after a short battle with cancer at Anne Arundel Medical Center. Robert, known by many of his friends as Bob "Slick" Taylor, was born in Annapolis on August 21st, 1956 to the late Robert Sommers Taylor Sr. And Harriett H Taylor. Mr. Taylor worked along side his family at the John M. Taylor Funeral Home in Annapolis for over...
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Robert S. Taylor

August 21, 1956 - December 29, 2015

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Martha Walsh Smith

May 17, 1920 - December 26, 2015

Martha Walsh Smith died peacefully in her sleep on 26 December 2015 after celebrating Christmas with family. Her husband of sixty years, RADM James H. Smith, Jr. (retired) had died in October 2003. Born in Charleston, West Virginia, on 17 May 1920, Martha was the daughter of Ann B. Walsh and Philip J. (“Mike”) Walsh. A gifted artist, her talents were demonstrated early when as a...
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Christopher J. Ford

August 14, 1947 - December 26, 2015

Ford, Christopher John, "Stopher" age 68 of Annapolis, Bay Ridge, died at his home on Saturday, December 26, 2015 following a 4 ½ year battle with cancer. Born in Baltimore to the late John and Helen Puetz Ford, Chris attended St. Mary’s Elementary School, White Friars in Cheltenham, England, Annapolis High School and received his degree in photo journalism from the...
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John W. Sturgis

February 26, 1935 - December 24, 2015

John William Sturgis, Jr., “Jack” , age 80 of St. Margaret’s died Thursday, December 24, 2015 at Anne Arundel Medical Center. A lifelong resident of Annapolis, Jack was born in Pocomoke City, MD, graduated Annapolis Senior High School in 1953 and attended the University of Baltimore and Johns Hopkins University. In 1959, Jack married Eleanor Pike Sturgis. Jack was a Sr....
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John W. Sturgis

February 26, 1935 - December 24, 2015

John William Sturgis, Jr., “Jack” , age 80 of St. Margaret’s died Thursday, December 24, 2015 at Anne Arundel Medical Center. A lifelong resident of Annapolis, Jack was born in Pocomoke City, MD, graduated Annapolis Senior High School in 1953 and attended the University of Baltimore and Johns Hopkins University. In 1959, Jack married Eleanor Pike Sturgis. Jack was a Sr....
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Wayne Paul Mamock

July 1, 1948 - December 23, 2015

Born in Baltimore, MD on July 1, 1948 to Katherine and Herbert Mamock. Brother to Katherine Borsella, father of Meghan and Gabriel; grandfather to Jackson, Sean, Barrett, Emma, & Kellan. Known by many, loved by all. Wayne was a graduate of Loyola Blakefield High School of Towson, MD. Wayne followed the Jesuit teachings and was a, "man for others." He earned his Bachelor's degree...
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Ruth Dorthea Ferguson

December 1, 1926 - December 21, 2015

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Antoinette C. Emery

May 20, 1944 - December 13, 2015

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Richard Inman

August 29, 1929 - December 13, 2015

Richard “Dick” Pearson Inman, 86, of BayWoods of Annapolis passed away peacefully Sunday December 13, 2015 surrounded by his loving family. Born in Chicago, Illinois, and raised in Montello, Wisconsin, he was the son of Dr. Richard F. Inman and Lois Oesterreich Inman. Dick graduated from the US Naval Academy with the Class of 1951. He served on the USS Northampton in the Atlantic...
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Eleanor M. Cole

January 8, 1935 - December 13, 2015

Eleanor Catlett Cole was born January 8, 1935 in Buckinham County, Virginia. She died peacefully on December 13, 2015.Eleanor is survived by her son Rick A. Cole and his wife Cristina. She is also survived by her grandsons, Matthew Cole, and Justin Cole and his wife Mandy.Friends and family may call at the John M. Taylor Funeral Home, Inc. 147 Duke of Gloucester Street, Annapolis, MD 21401 on...
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Stanley Eugene Hindman

December 2, 1915 - December 9, 2015

CDR Stanley E. Hindman (ret) USNA Class of ’391915-2015An Officer and a GentlemanStan passed away peacefully in Annapolis Maryland on December 9th, 2015, having met his personal goal of living to 100. He spent his last day on earth exactly as he would have wanted, surrounded by his loving family. Although Stan proudly served his country as a fierce warrior in the United States Navy, as...
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Barbara M. Patterson

February 1, 1924 - December 6, 2015

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Edward Stofko

September 23, 1939 - December 3, 2015

Ed Stofko grew up in a small steel town in Southwestern PA called Donora. He was the eldest of four children. His mother was a Methodist and this father a roman catholic. Grandmother Stofko had 13 children. Ed recalls that his early religious background gave him the best insights into both worlds of Protestantism and Catholicism. Since she had so many children, it was difficult for...
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Dorothy McNew

October 25, 1923 - December 2, 2015

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Michael A. Augustine

September 10, 1928 - December 1, 2015

Michael A. Augustine Sr.Michael passed away on Tuesday December 1, 2015 . A longtime resident of Edgewater, Michael served in the US Army during the Korean War. He was known for his interest in antique trucks and traveling. He was employed by Giant Food as a truck driver for over 40 years.He is predeceased by his wife Margaret. Michael is survived by his two children, Amy Mahoney and Michael...
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Virginia R. Busik

February 11, 1924 - December 1, 2015

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Winfield James

October 24, 1918 - November 30, 2015

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Winfield James

October 24, 1918 - November 30, 2015

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Frank G. Burke

April 22, 1927 - November 30, 2015

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James A. Winnefeld

January 1, 1929 - November 26, 2015

Rear Admiral James A. Winnefeld, USN (ret) passed away at the Ginger Cove retirement community in Annapolis, Maryland on Thursday, November 26th, 2015. He was born in Paterson, New Jersey on January 1, 1929 and graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy with the Class of 1951. He served in the U.S. Navy for 30 years in destroyers, aircraft carriers, and amphibious ships. He commanded a carrier...
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