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

Mary Claire Tyler

July 16, 1928 - September 3, 2015

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Robert B. Eyster

July 24, 1943 - August 26, 2015

Robert B. Eyster Robert B. Eyster passed away on August 26, 2015.He is survived by his wife of 34 years, Charlene Eyster; his sister Patricia Keats; and three cousins who were like his sisters, Ruthann Auditori, Norma Peel, and Betty Lou Bonaddio. He was the loving father of the late Becky Eyster.Robert retired from the Annapolis Fire Department in 1998 after 31 years of service. He was also...
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Frank E. Petersen

March 2, 1932 - August 25, 2015

LIEUTENANT GENERAL FRANK EMMANUEL PETERSEN JR. Lt. General Frank E. Petersen passed away peacefully at his Stevensville, MD home on Tuesday, August 25, 2015, surrounded by family against the backdrop of his beloved Chesapeake Bay. Frank was born March 2, 1932 in Topeka, Kansas to Frank E. Petersen, Sr. a native of St. Croix, Virgin Islands and Edythe Southard of Syracuse, Kansas. Frank grew up...
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William Charles Reinig

June 5, 1924 - August 25, 2015

William Charles Reinig died on August 25, 2015 in Annapolis, Maryland of pancreatic cancer. Reinig was born on June 5, 1924 to William Charles Costello Reinig and Alice Schuster Reinig in Queens, NY where he was raised. He received a bachelor of mechanical engineering from Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn (now NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering). He served in the Navy during World War II...
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Carolyn Concetta Pastorini

August 21, 1947 - August 24, 2015

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Gustave Theodore Dalcour Whiteley

December 8, 1931 - August 19, 2015

Whiteley, Gustave Theodore Dalcour “Gus”, died Wednesday, August 19, 2015 at his home in Annapolis, MD, he was 83. Gus is survived by his wife of 52 years, Joan Dobson Whiteley, their 3 sons, Scotty, Tommy and Andy all of Annapolis and grandchildren, Ashley and Alexandra. A strong family man, Gus will always be known for his tremendous humor and kindness to others. The family will...
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Theresa Marie Cox

November 9, 1955 - August 18, 2015

Theresa Marie Cox died on Tuesday, August 18th of metastatic breast cancer at the age of 59. She died peacefully surrounded by her family. She was born to James J. and Anita B. O’Connor. She is survived by her partner Al Bishara, son Brian Cox and wife Monique, daughter Stacy Cox-Tubaya and husband Ralph Tubaya, grandchildren Benjamin Cox, Kai Tubaya, and Zane Cox. In addition, she is...
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Eileen Deborah McNeely

January 17, 1954 - August 15, 2015

Eileen Deborah “Debbie” McNeely – EducatorJanuary 17, 1954 – August 15, 2015Debbie McNeely was born on January 17, 1954 in South Bend, Indiana to Peter and Eileen Donahue. She was a beloved mother, daughter, sister, aunt, great aunt, and dear friend. Debbie graduated from the University of Michigan and went on to live in Ann Arbor, Michigan for 25 years, where she worked...
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Alfrieda Atwell

April 10, 1924 - August 12, 2015

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Jane C. Orr

February 13, 1921 - August 11, 2015

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Dinah King

March 6, 1943 - August 10, 2015

Dinah Blanding King, 72, of Annapolis, Maryland, passed away peacefully on August 10th, 2015 from complications of Alzheimer’s disease. Born March 6, 1943 in Washington, D.C., Dinah was the daughter of the late William and Betty Galt Blanding , and sister of the late William Blanding, Jr., all of Annapolis, Maryland. She is survived by her husband, Alan W. King, whom she married on Mar 3rd,...
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Eugene Mackall Childs

August 7, 1918 - August 5, 2015

EUGENE MACKALL CHILDS, a former associate and also Chief Judge of Maryland’s Fifth Judicial Circuit died on August 5, 2015. He was the son of Eugene P. Childs and Dryden Hodges Childs of Anne Arundel County both of whom predeceased him.He was born in Baltimore, but lived in Anne Arundel County all of his life except for five years during World War II spent as an aeronautical engineer and...
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Elizabeth Laura Van den Berg Western

May 5, 1936 - July 30, 2015

ELIZABETH LAURA VAN DEN BERG WESTERN On Thursday, July 30, 2015, Elizabeth Laura van den Berg Western, of Annapolis, Maryland and formerly of Chevy Chase, Maryland, died peacefully at Ginger Cove Retirement Center after a short illness. She was 79. The third of five children of the late Elizabeth King and Oliver Wolcott van den Berg (Col., U.S. Army), Elizabeth, or Button, as she was known to...
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Joseph Diamond

March 16, 1930 - July 29, 2015

Joseph Diamond -- loving husband, father and grandfather died peacefully at home in Annapolis on July 29, 2015. Born in Monangah, WV in 1930 to Ralph and Mary Diamond, Joe is survived by Marie, his wife of 59 years; three children, Jo Marie, Ralph and Thomas; a brother, Philip and a sister, Antoinette; a grandson, Nathaniel; an uncle, Chester; and many cousins, nieces and nephews. He was...
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Thomas Mosser

May 21, 1946 - July 29, 2015

Thomas MosserOn July 29, 2015 Dr. Thomas Richard Mosser passed away at home.He was known for having music as an integral part of his life, in both of his careers as a minister and a teacher. He also loved sailing and spending time with his family.Beloved husband of the late Margaret Mosser. He is survived by his children, Hannah (Brian) Goldbeck and Paul Mosser; and three grandchildren, Lillian...
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William King Schumacher

August 31, 1929 - July 27, 2015

William King SchumacherOur beloved father, William "Bill" Schumacher of Annapolis, Maryland, passed away on July 27, 2015 from complications suffered after a fall. He was 85. He is survived by his daughters, Linda Diane Schumacher (Mark Sides), Carol Schumacher Broome (John), and Debra Schumacher Mahoney (Christopher); his step-daughters, Cynda Green and Kinee Hanson (Jeff Rainsford);...
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Mildred Zindler

April 1, 1922 - July 27, 2015

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Linda Lee Kibbe

March 11, 1939 - July 21, 2015

Linda Lee Frank KibbeLinda Lee, age 76, of Annapolis, passed away on July 21, 2015 at Johns Hopkins Hospital from a stroke. She was the daughter of the late John and Helen Frank. She graduated from Annapolis High School and Strayer’s Business School. She was employed by a private patent law firm in Washington DC for many years. Followed by caring for her family at home throughout her...
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Noah Charles Watkins

August 5, 1983 - July 20, 2015

Noah Charles Watkins, 31, died July 20, 2015 at his home in Annapolis, Maryland – complications from Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. Noah was born August 5, 1983 in Boulder, Colorado. His body lacked the ability to repair muscle cells. His mind and heart had no such deficiency, nor did his soul. Noah’s condition, known as Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy forced Noah to face an extraordinary...
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Richard E. Israel

December 18, 1942 - July 20, 2015

Richard "Dick" Edson Israel, a former Maryland Assistant Attorney General and former Annapolis Alderman, died on July 20, 2015 in Annapolis, MD of Parkinson's Disease. Dick was born at in Hutchinson, KS, on December 18, 1942, the only child of Helen Louise Kidwell Israel and Floyd Edson Israel. Telegrams were sent with the message, "Mother and son doing well, Father expected to...
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Patricia Shehan

May 21, 1935 - July 17, 2015

PATRICIA MULLIKIN SHEHAN Patricia Mullikin Shehan formerly of Fox Chapel, PA passed away Friday, July 17th, 2015 in her adopted retired town of Annapolis. Age 80, she was a beloved mother of Jennifer Arnold-Shehan (Daniel) of Annapolis, MD; Thomas Patrick Shehan II, of Savannah, GA; Catherine Wright Shehan, of Annapolis, MD; James Clayland. Shehan of Wilmington, DE (Julie); and proud grandmother...
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Louise U. Herklotz

October 25, 1916 - July 15, 2015

On July 15, 2015 Louise passed away in Bel Air with her family at her bedside. She was born on October 25, 1916 in McKeesport, PA.She was the beloved wife of the late Ernest Herklotz. She is survived by her daughter, Claudia (Gene) Oaksmith, her two grandchildren, Scott (Elisa) Oaksmith and Lisa (Chuck) Brousseau, and three great grandchildren.She was a member of St. Martin’s Evangelical...
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Bradford H. Chapman

July 25, 1931 - July 10, 2015

BRADFORD HYSLOP CHAPMAN, 83Husband, father, mentor and friend passed away July 10, 2015 after a battle with cancer with family by his side. Brad was preceded in death by his wife Sylvia and is survived by sons Ken and Keith Chapman and grandchildren Elizabeth, Rachel, Mia and Abigail Chapman. Born in Providence Rhode Island to Ruth and Kenneth Chapman, he attended Mount Herman prep school,...
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James Moser

February 23, 1948 - July 5, 2015

James T. Moser, Jr. passed away unexpectedly on July 5, 2015. He was 67 years old.Born February 23, 1948, in Portsmouth, Virginia, and raised in Norfolk, he was the eldest son of Mary (Gray) and James Moser, Sr. Jim attended Norfolk Catholic High School, where he met his future wife, Barbara, and graduated from Granby High School. In his youth, he surfed, built model airplanes, worked a paper...
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April 10, 1930 - July 2, 2015

Joe passed away July 2, 2015. He was born in St. Mary’s County. The son of Lessie Harris and Joseph T. Pilkerton Sr. on April 10, 1930. He was predeceased by his parents and a daughter, Lori Lee Pilkerton. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Betty Lou Grine Pilkerton; two sons, Joseph (Tammy) T. Pilkerton III, and Frank (Joanne) G. Pilkerton; 3 granddaughters Crystal, Amanda, and...
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Sally Thyberg

May 14, 1929 - June 30, 2015

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Irvin Oscar Schuler

July 13, 1925 - June 30, 2015

Irvin O. Schuler, Jr., beloved husband of Margaret Miller (nee Cook), died at his home in Annapolis on June 30 after a short illness. Predeceased by wife Audrey (nee Chambers). He is survived by sons Mark and Scott Schuler, stepdaughter Nancy Deal and stepson Gary Miller. He is also survived by one brother Bruce Schuler. Born in Baltimore on July 13, 1925, Mr. Schuler grew up in Brooklyn Park...
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Lois Green Carr

March 7, 1922 - June 28, 2015

Lois Green Carr, preeminent historian of colonial Maryland, died peacefully at her home on June 28, 2015. She was 93 years of age.Born on March 7, 1922 in Holyoke, Massachusetts to Donald Ross Green and Constance McLaughlin Green, Dr. Carr was a third-generation historian. She may be the only seven-year-old to have asked her mother to explain the Medieval Feudal System, an early hint of her...
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James Edward Lerro

July 21, 1960 - June 25, 2015

James E. Lerro, Jr. of Annapolis, MD, passed away Thursday, June 25th, 2015 at the age of 54. He was survived by his wife, Lisa Lerro, parents, Barbara A Messing and James E Lerro, and siblings, Anne-Marie Lerro and Teresa Cavin. Jim and Lisa were married September 11th, 1993. He was the eldest of three and grew up in Maryland, graduated from DeMatha High School 1978. He originally started in the...
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Rhonda Shackleford-Ulmer

February 1, 1975 - June 19, 2015

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Tanya Lorraine Locklear

April 25, 1981 - June 19, 2015

A fundraiser is being held on Saturday, July 11th in memory of Tanya. The benefit is to help with the many medical bills facing Tanya’s family. The social fundraising event is being held at Two Rivers Steak and Fish House, 4105 Mountain Road, Pasadena, MD 21122 July 11th from 7-11 p.m. To read more about Tanya’s courageous battle against cancer as well as the information about...
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Anne Granducci Purvis

November 16, 1936 - June 16, 2015

Anne Granducci Purvis, long of Sherwood Forest, MD, has taken leave of this life. She did it with the grace and dignity that marked everything she did while on this Earth. On Tuesday, June 16, she met Charon at Main Pier and paid for her crossing with a bucket full of sunnies and soft crabs.She began her life on November 16, 1936 at Columbia Hospital for Women in Washington, DC. She was greeted...
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May 28, 1923 - June 15, 2015

Helen Zabetakis DiLeonardi, age 92, returned home to the Lord on June 15, 2015 . Helen was born in Slovan, Pennsylvania on May 28, 1923, to the late parents of John and Julia( Popeck) Zabetakis. In 1942 Helen moved to Baltimore, Maryland, to find work in order to send money home to her parents in Pennsylvania. This was a very trying time for her as she was alone in a strange big city. While...
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Roy Charles Haven

November 21, 1961 - June 13, 2015

Roy Charles “Charlie” Haven, Jr. died on June 13th, 2015 in Cullman, Alabama at the age of 53.Roy is survived by his loving parents, Paulette Rabbitt and Roy Haven; beloved wife, Wendy Haven; grandmother, Rita Oremland; sisters and brothers in law, Wendimarie Haven, Michael Green, Alyssa and Joseph Stewart; nieces, nephews and great niece, Kelleigh Killingsworth, Bethanie Ricci, John...
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Henry W. Schab

June 14, 1916 - June 13, 2015

Henry W. Schab died at home on June 13, 2014 one day shy of his 99th birthday. He was the son of the late Leon and Helen Wilusz Schab. He was predeceased by his adoring wife of 68 years, Mary Lee O’Neill Schab. He is survived by his six children: Patricia O’Brien of N Chelmsford, MA, William Schab, Jr. of Lewes, DE, Judith Rebecca Stauffer of Saratoga Springs, NY, Amy Clements of...
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Audrey Flint Phipps

December 15, 1918 - June 9, 2015

Audrey Phipps, of Ridgely, MD died Tuesday, June 9, 2015, she was 96. Audrey was born on December 15, 1918 to the late William B. and Flora Keister Flint. She graduated from Forest Park in 1936. Audrey was a bookkeeper for the Naval Academy Officers Club and the Naval Academy Alumni Association. In addition, she was also a manager for Southern Maryland Telco Credit Union. She enjoyed spending...
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Ricky Daugherty

December 30, 1970 - June 5, 2015

Ricky (Rick) Daugherty of Pasadena, Maryland passed away on June 5, 2015 at John Hopkins Hospital. He is survived by his loving wife Kimberlie(Evanek) Daugherty, his two beautiful children, Erin Marie and Eric Laurence, and his parents Larry and Linda Daugherty.Ricky attended Virginia Tech, majoring in Computer Science. Rick held a number of IT positions in the MD/DC/VA area . After many...
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Louise M. Maze

January 7, 1927 - June 3, 2015

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Alice Genevieve McGrory

November 10, 1917 - June 1, 2015

Alice G. McGrory, age 97, passed away on June 1, 2015. She was a retired secretary from GAO and the Pentagon. She had many health issues in her long life but managed to persevere to a very old age. Alice was preceded in death by her husband Joseph McGrory. She leaves 2 children, Michael McGrory of Crownsville, MD and Cynthia McGrory of Fairfax, VA. She was also loved and cherished by Diana...
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Melville D. Bowers

December 22, 1927 - June 1, 2015

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Louise P. Johnson

June 11, 1938 - June 1, 2015

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Jane Rita Barrett

June 1, 2001 - May 30, 2015

Jane Rita Barrett, Born June 1, 2001 – Died May 30, 2015. Survived by her mother, Holly Estrada Barrett, brother Brent, sister Faye, and her father, Terrence Barrett of Arizona. Grandparents, Hebert and Carol Estrada of Annapolis, Dottie and Gary Annan of West River, and Charlotte Wade Barrett of Edgewater. Jane was a unique, kind, curious artist who enjoyed nature and most especially...
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Catherine Frances Sliva-Rooney

September 3, 1932 - May 29, 2015

Catherine F. Sliva-Rooney, 82, died peacefully in her sleep surrounded by family at Anne Arundel Medical Center on May 29, 2015. Her parents Thomas and Catherine Caffrey, to whom she was born September 3, 1932 in New York City, preceded her in death. Along with brothers Peter Nolan and Joseph Caffrey and sister Frances Jordan. She is survived by her husband, Thomas Rooney. Also surviving her...
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Rose Stitz

July 12, 1935 - May 29, 2015

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Margaret W. Aiken

February 9, 1920 - May 28, 2015

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Beverley H. Jack

February 4, 1924 - May 26, 2015

Beverley Hammond Jack, age 91, a 47 year resident of Bay Ridge, Annapolis, MD died May 26, 2015 at Bay Woods. Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Beverley received a BA in Psychology, Berkley, CA. and a BS in Business from Anne Arundel Community College. She was a Real Estate Agent in Annapolis, worked for the Annapolis Capital , and was an auditor for the Department of Natural Resources in...
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James Butterworth Randol Carroll

May 4, 1934 - May 24, 2015

J. B. Randol Carroll, Jr. On May 24, 2015, J.B. Randol Carroll, Jr. passed away in the presence of his loving family. He was 81 years old. He was born May 4, 1934 in Baltimore, Maryland to the late James Butterworth Randol Carroll and the late Mary Galt Goldsborough Carroll. He was a descendent of Charles Carroll of Carrollton, one of Maryland’s four signers of the Declaration of...
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Miriam Barbara Neff

December 6, 1936 - May 23, 2015

Miriam Barbara Matiz-Neff died at her home in Crownsville, MD the morning of May 23, 2015.She was Born in Ponce’ Puerto Rico on Dec 6, 1936, the first daughter of the late Cristobal Matiz Sr, and the late Apolinar Polita Matiz. Miriam was brought to Annapolis, Maryland at age 10 months.She was a resident of Annapolis and Crownsville, MD for the remainder of her life.She was part owner of AL...
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Enya Zaguirre

March 24, 1948 - May 23, 2015

Enya Zaguirre Mariano On May 23, 2015 Enya passed away at the Baltimore Washington Medical Center. Enya was born in the Philippines on March 24, 1948. She worked for the Bakery and Confectionary Union.Enya is survived by her son Enrico (Emma) Mariano and three grandchildren; Gianna, Jason, and Ella. She is also survived by her brother, Antonio Zaguirre, her sister, Teresita Benitez, and her...
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John Raymond Cashin

February 5, 1922 - May 21, 2015

John Raymond Cashin Sr. (Ray), 93, a long-time resident of Annapolis, MD, died Thursday May 21 at Aspenwood Senior Living in Silver Spring, MD, after several months of declining health. Ray was born in Waterbury, CT on February 5, 1922. He was a graduate of the University of Connecticut in Storrs (Theta Chi fraternity) and a World War II veteran (U.S. Coast Guard.) He married his wife Ellen on...
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Joseph H. Henderson

July 13, 1925 - May 20, 2015

Joseph Hugh Henderson, Jr.Joseph Hugh Henderson, Jr., 89, resident of the St. Margarets area of Annapolis, died Wednesday, May 20, 2015, at Anne Arundel Medical Center.Born July 13, 1925, in Derry, Pennsylvania, he was the son of the late Joseph H. Henderson, Sr. and the late Mary Helen Hess Henderson of Shiremanstown, Pennsylvania.Mr. Henderson graduated from Mechanicsburg (PA) High School....
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Mary Ann Jones

October 21, 1936 - May 19, 2015

Mary Ann Jones, a lifelong resident of Annapolis, passed away peacefully at home on May 19, 2015. Born in Hawley, Pennsylvania to the late Harry F. Brandow and Mary C. Curran she was a mother to four daughters and one son.She was employed at Safeway as a cashier and retired after 35 years of dedicated service in 1998. Above all she did everything to make way for her children. Mary Ann was the...
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June Frances Bausum-Powers

March 9, 1937 - May 15, 2015

June Frances Bausum-Powers, 78, went to be with the Lord on May 15, 2015 in Broomfield Colorado after struggling valiantly from cancer. June was born in Annapolis, Maryland on March 9, 1937 to the late Frederick and Florence Bausum. The youngest of 5 beautiful children, June was never short of an adventure on the farm. June loved exploring God’s world in many ways. From a child at 12, she...
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Edward Albert Chipkevich

December 9, 1946 - May 13, 2015

Edward A. Chipkevich, Jr., 68, of Hazleton, Pennsylvania died May 13, 2015 in Annapolis, Maryland. He was born in Hazleton, the oldest son of Lt. Col. Edward and Mamie (Ragan) Chipkevich, USAF.“Chip” lived in Charleston SC, Ardmore OK, Smyrna TN, RAF Wethersfield UK, and Hazleton PA, and visited his sisters in Annapolis significantly over the years. He enjoyed scouting as a youth,...
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Raymond C. Jewett

October 23, 1933 - May 9, 2015

Raymond C. Jewett Sergeant First Class Raymond C. Jewett, USA (Ret.) of Annapolis, MD passed away on May 9, 2015, after nearly five years of convalescence following a near fatal stroke. He was 81, born on October 23, 1933, in Baltimore, MD, the son of Chief Warrant Officer, CWO-4 Raymond F. Jewett and Helen V. (nee Baker) Jewett of Baltimore. As a youth he also resided in Delaware and Florida...
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Laura Gumula

April 14, 1948 - May 7, 2015

On Thursday, May 7th, 2015, Laura Kramer Gumula passed away at the age of 67. Laura was a proud Annapolitan. She was born, raised and lived in Annapolis, MD her whole live where she attended and graduated from St. Mary’s of Annapolis. She is survived by her husband William Gumula, daughter Terri Gumula, son Gary Gumula, her three grandchildren Sabine, Max and Dade, her brother Fred Kramer...
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Michael Andrew Moore

November 16, 1979 - May 6, 2015

Michael Andrew Moore (age 35)Michael Moore passed away May 6, 2015 after a three year battle with cancer.Michael was born November 16, 1979 in Georgia. He worked in information security. His interests were hockey and photography.He is survived by his wife Christina April Moore, whom he married in August 2003; his daughter Amelia Janet Moore; and his two brothers George Adams Moore, III and...
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Isabelle Christine Peltier

April 13, 1947 - May 5, 2015

Isabelle Marie Christine Peltier, 68, of Cahors, France, succumbed to cancer in the arms of her loving family with calm and dignity on May 5, 2015 in Annapolis, MD. Beloved wife of Kenneth Noel Peltier of 46 years; loving mother and strength of Jean-Philippe, Marianne and Charlotte; doting and proud grandmother to her three grandchildren, Benjamin, Nicolas and Christopher. Funeral Mass will be...
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Lauren M. Hannon

October 12, 1986 - May 3, 2015

On Sunday, May 3rd Lauren's soul peacefully left for Heaven while in the presence of her loving family and two childhood friends. Lauren Margaret Hannon, age 28, was born October 12, 1986. She was the Beloved daughter of John and Sheila Hannon; the Beloved sister of Glenn Hannon of Washington D.C., Natalie Hannon - Kizer of College Park Maryland, Nichole Tyree of Annapolis Maryland, and the...
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Rosa Maria Cuevas

December 15, 1920 - May 3, 2015

Rosa Maria Santiago Cuevas, “ Rosita” age 94 of Annapolis, MD died peacefully on Sunday, May 3, 2015 at St. Martin’s, Little Sisters of the Poor in Catonsville surrounded by her loving family. Born in 1920 in Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico to the late Rosa Santiago and Ramona Medina Santiago, Rosa was educated in Puerto Rico and left as a young woman to join her family in New York...
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Richard H. Mullins

January 25, 1937 - May 1, 2015

Richard Harbert Mullins, a retired economist, died peacefully at his home in Annapolis on Friday, May 1, 2015.In July 1996, Richard retired from the U. S. Department of Commerce (USDOC) where he served as Deputy Director for Federal Technology Management in the Technology Administration for ten years and was responsible for implementing legislation which encouraged the private sector to...
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Doris Louise Hittle

May 25, 1922 - May 1, 2015

Doris Louise Hittle went to be with Jesus on May 1, 2015 .Doris died of congestive heart failure at her home in Davidsonville, she was 92.Doris was preceded in death by her husband of fifty seven years, Quentin Louis Hittle and two sons, Steven Quentin Hittle and Quentin Louis Hittle.Doris was born on May 25,1922 to Winterson and Ruth Hardesty of Harwood. After graduating from Annapolis High she...
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Betty C. Taussig

October 29, 1920 - April 27, 2015

Directions to the USNA Chapel through Gate 8 Everyone over the age of 16, must have an up to date valid photo ID Take Route 50 East towards the Bay Bridge. Take exit #24. Route 70 Rowe Blvd/Bestgate Road/Annapolis. Bear right. This will put you on Rowe Blvd. The Maryland State House will be in front of you. Turn left at second light. This is Taylor Avenue. Go through blinking light at...
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Donna J. Bridges

May 15, 1936 - April 27, 2015

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Eleanor Elaine Jackson

April 8, 1919 - April 25, 2015

Eleanor Eaine (Kelly) Jackson was born on April 8, 1919 in Eastport, Maryland; passed away on April 25, 2015 at 96 in the state of Michigan.She attended Eastport Elementary Scholl and Annapolis High School. She worked at the G.C. Murphy Company, Labovitz Department Store, A & P Grocery Store on Dock Street, Navy Engineering Experiment Station during WWII and retired from Nationwide Insurance...
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James William Bethel

November 21, 1939 - April 25, 2015

James “Bill” Bethel, Sr. passed away on April 25, 2015.Bill is survived by his wife of 54 years, Bobbie Bethel. His sons, Bill Jr. (Gail) and Michael (Ellen). He is also survived by his grandson, Elijah.Friends and family may visit with the family at the John M. Taylor Funeral Home, Inc. 147 Duke of Gloucester St, Annapolis, MD 21401 on Saturday May 2, 2015 from 10-11 a.m., where...
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Susan Elizabeth Crosby

January 7, 1960 - April 25, 2015

Susan Elizabeth Crosby (Hardgrave) January 7, 1960 - April 25, 2015 Susan was born in Annapolis, MD. She attended St. Mary's School andwas a ballet dancer during her youth. Graduate of Annapolis High, shefinished college at A.A. Community College and earned an Associate'sdegree. She went on to work a career in the Administrative and retail fields.A loving mother, aunt, and grandmother....
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Charles Lyle Demorest

March 17, 1921 - April 24, 2015

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Adrienne Emma Hirtle

November 13, 1922 - April 23, 2015

ADRIENNE EMMA HIRTLENEE GOUDREAUAs one of ten children born on a small rural farm in Quebec Province, November 13, 1922, Mrs. Hirtle was raised to be self-sufficient and devoted to family, God, and service to others. Throughout her life she retained her native French language and this always served as a bridge to her large Canadian family. She died on April 23, 2015, and leaves her beloved...
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Gwindola Joyce Nestor

May 30, 1930 - April 21, 2015

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Edna Louise Dempsey

March 19, 1917 - April 21, 2015

Louise DempseyLongtime Annapolitan, teacher, and writerEdna Louise Harrison Dempsey, 98, a resident of Annapolis for more than 60 years, passed away after brief illness on April 21 surrounded by her family.Born March 19, 1917 in Lawrence, Kansas, Louise was the child of Charles Butler Harrison and Edna Viola Zetterberg Harrison. Her life spanned almost a century. She was bright and vibrant,...
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James H. Barrett

July 23, 1937 - April 19, 2015

Captain James Henry Barrett, U.S. Navy - Retired, age 77, died peacefully on April 19 surrounded by family at the Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis, MD.James was born on July 23, 1937, in Luray, Virginia, the son of Richard James and Alma Dofflemoyer Barrett. He is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Carol Brown Barrett of Annapolis, daughter Kimberly (m. Gregory Patterson) of Severna...
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Anna Dunning

July 21, 1930 - April 17, 2015

Ann Dunning, age 84, of Sherwood Forest, died Friday, April 17, 2015 following a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease. Born in Baltimore to the late James and Alice Barnhart, Ann graduated from Wilson College in Chambersburg, PA and received her Master’s Degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Pennsylvania. A resident of College Park, MD, Ann summered in Sherwood...
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Frank R. Weathersbee

January 10, 1944 - April 14, 2015

Frank R. Weathersbee, of Crownsville, MD, passed away suddenly on Tuesday, April 14, 2015. He was 71. Frank was born in Washington, DC to the late Frank B. and Margaret Hutton Weathersbee. He earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Maryland College Park in 1965 and his law degree from the University of Maryland School of Law in 1969. He became an Anne Arundel County prosecutor in...
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Sarah R. Smith

December 29, 1935 - April 12, 2015

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Edith Irene Jackson

March 31, 1926 - April 9, 2015

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Lisa Rae Sarubbi

May 9, 1964 - April 2, 2015

Sarubbi-Robinson,Lisa On Thursday April 2, 2015, Lisa Rae Sarubbi-Robinson of Annapolis, MD passed away of complications from colon cancer surrounded by her loving family. Lisa graced the earth with her zest for life and her infectious laugh and will grace the heavens as the star with the brightest and most pure form of light bringing joy and comfort to all those that gaze upon her.Lisa Sarubbi,...
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John Mellin

June 2, 1924 - March 31, 2015

John A. “Jack” Mellin, a citizen-soldier and journalist-historian, died on March 31, 2015, at Charlestown in Catonsville Maryland. Jack was born in New York City on June 2, 1924. Four days after graduating from Regis Jesuit High School in Manhattan in June 1943 he enlisted in the US Army. After World War II he received a Master’s Degree from the Graduate School of Journalism at...
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Charles D. Stubbs

February 8, 1941 - March 31, 2015

Charles Davidge Stubbs, “Charlie” of Annapolis, MD passed away on Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at Anne Arundel Medical Center. Charles was born Feb. 8, 1941, to Theodore B. and Sara Ellen Davidge Stubbs in Galveston, TX. The senior Mr. Stubbs was an attorney who had served as a major in the Marine Corps Judge Advocate General staff, and was later elected Mayor of Galveston.Charles Stubbs...
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Linda A. Phillips

June 26, 1943 - March 30, 2015

Linda Ann Phillips, 71, passed away on Monday March 30, 2015 in Annapolis, MD. Linda was born and raised in Torrington, CT. She lived in many locations around the world throughout her life, most recently Annapolis, MD. She is survived by her husband John “Jack” Phillips, two daughters, Kim Lyons and Kristie Phillips and five grandchildren; Samantha, Spencer, Anna, Ava, and Emory John...
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Jeanette Lorden

December 6, 1934 - March 29, 2015

Jeanette Lorden On March 29, 2015, Jeanette Lorden, beloved wife of Capt. Lawrence R. Lorden, USN (Ret.), passed away at home from cardiac complications. Jeanette is survived by her 5 children, Karen Nassif, Cheryl Fisher, Kathy Sweeney, Kenneth Lorden and Dianne Barry and 7 grandchildren. Jeanette was raised in Whitestone, NY and attended St. Agnes Academy in College Point, NY. She met and...
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Belle Myrtle Ford

December 31, 1921 - March 28, 2015

Belle Rawlings Ford, 102, of Newport, NC, formally from Annapolis, MD, passed away Saturday March 28, 2015 at the Crystal Coast Hospice House in Newport, NC. Mrs. Ford was a member of the Eastport United Methodist Church in Annapolis, MD. She is survived by her daughter, Darlene Ford Roberson and husband, Gary of Newport; two granddaughters, Dana Johnston and husband Keith of Jacksonville, FL;...
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Hugh S. McKenna

September 23, 1946 - March 28, 2015

Hugh McKenna, age 68, passed away on Saturday, March 28th in Annapolis of pneumonia and congestive heart failure. Born in Annapolis, he was a 1965 graduate of Annapolis Senior High School and worked for the Comptroller of the Treasury from 1965 to 2008. Hughie, as he was affectionately called, was not afraid to try anything. He played as a drummer in his youth and served...
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John Thomas Hilliard

December 24, 1954 - March 28, 2015

John Thomas Hilliard, 60, of Richmond, Virginia, formerly of Harwood, Maryland, passed away from unexpected cardiac arrest on March 28, 2015. He was raised in Anne Arundel County. Born December, 24, 1954, in Roanoke, Virginia, he was the son of Jack and Betty Hilliard. Like his father, John was a real estate appraiser. John was the devoted husband of his wife, Lynda Plummer. John’s first...
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Charles Arbie Anderson

February 10, 1929 - March 23, 2015

Charles Arbie Anderson, age 86, passed away Monday, March 23, 2015 in Annapolis, MD, after complications from heart surgery. Mr. Anderson was preceded in death by his wife of over 50 years, ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­Jo Ann Craft Anderson, whom he married in 1959. He is survived by his only daughter, Deborah Anderson Porter, his brother Bobby...
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Konrad Hermann Woermann

October 14, 1931 - March 19, 2015

Konrad Woermann passed away March 19 after a long battle with Parkinson ’s disease and dementia. He has lived at Genesis, Spa Creek for 2 years and was afflicted for several years before that.Konrad was born in Hamburg, Germany on October 14, 1931, the sixth of seven children. During the war, his family sent his mother and the smaller children to Bavaria to ride out the bombing in Hamburg....
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John J. Calabrese

January 22, 1929 - March 17, 2015

John Joseph Calabrese, 86, a life-long resident of Annapolis, died March l7 at his home. John was born January 22, 1929 to the late Andrea and Angelina Calabrese. He attended Annapolis High School and was a member of the class of l947. He served in the U.S. Navy Reserve from l948 to l956. He began his apprenticeship in barbering at the age of ten and earned his master barber's license at...
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Lawrence P. Herbster

November 14, 1943 - March 16, 2015

Lawrence Paul Herbster, age 71, passed away at home in the early hours of March 16, 2015.Larry was born in Scranton, PA November 14, 1943. He graduated from Scranton Preparatory School, received his bachelor of science degree from the University of Scranton and his master’s degree from New York University’s Stern Graduate School of Business.A dedicated sailor on his well-used Bristol...
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Albert Givens

May 29, 1929 - March 16, 2015

Albert “Gus” Givens, Sr. Gus passed away at home on March 16, 2015. Gus was born May 29, 1929 in Annapolis, MD.He was the beloved husband of the late Maude Givens. He is survived by his loving daughter Vickie (her husband Glenn) Rothschild and his son, Albert Givens, Jr. He is also survived by his grandsons Brooks and Dustin Rothschild.Friends and family may call on Thursday, March...
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Henry Shadid

January 5, 1924 - March 8, 2015

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Robert C. Prince

August 25, 1917 - March 6, 2015

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Helen Dossetter-Rhees

December 10, 1931 - March 2, 2015

Helen Walker Rhees, a resident of Annapolis for 32 years, died March 2nd, 2015.Mrs. Rhees was the widow of Capt. Thomas R. Rhees, USN (ret) who died in 2004. Born and raised in Washington DC, she graduated from the National Cathedral School and Marjorie Webster Junior College in Washington, and from the University of Chicago. Mrs. Rhees made her debut in Washington in 1949 at the Junior Assembly...
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Elizabeth Hawkins Custer

October 1, 1910 - March 1, 2015

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George Long

February 11, 1945 - February 27, 2015

Mr. George Long died peacefully in his home on February 27 in Cape St. Claire, Maryland at the age of 70.George is survived by his beloved friend Judith Snyder of Crofton, his two grown daughters, and his three cats.George was born on February 11, 1945 in Lovington, Illinois to James and Mary Florence Long. He graduated from Milliken University in 1969 before obtaining his master’s degree...
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Charles Lee Comer

January 6, 1946 - February 27, 2015

"Into thine hand I commit my spirit: thou hast redeemed me, O Lord God of truth." Luke 23:46 "Jesus said unto her, I am the resurrection, and the life: he that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live, and whoever liveth and believeth in me shall never die." John 11:25-26 Charles "Chuck" Comer, 69, of Annapolis, passed away suddenly on Friday February...
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Franklin Harvey Dull

September 29, 1927 - February 27, 2015

After a brief illness, Franklin Harvey Dull passed away on February 27, 2015 in Annapolis, MD. Franklin was a lifelong resident of Annapolis, born in Galesville on September 29, 1927. He served in the US Army in WWII. He worked for David Taylor Naval Ship Research and Development Center for 38 years. His fondest memories were as a volunteer fireman at Arnold Volunteer Fire Department, Station...
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Gussie Lou Joines

May 1, 1913 - February 26, 2015

Gussie L. Joines Gussie passed into heaven, peacefully in her sleep, on February 26, 2015, at the age of 101. Born in Sparta, North Carolina, on May 1, 1913, she is preceded in death by her husband, Tam Joines, her son, James Joines, and her grandson, Tam Wasson. Left to cherish her memory are her daughter, Patricia Wasson of Dallas, TX, daughter in law, Ann Joines of Annapolis, five...
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Elizabeth Cayce Charbonneau

March 6, 1919 - February 26, 2015

Elizabeth Cayce Charbonneau, 96, relative of Psychic Edgar Cayce, long-time resident of St. Petersburg, FL and recent resident of Ginger Cove, Annapolis, MD, passed away peacefully, February 26. Born in Spartanburg, S. Carolina, “Liz” was the epitome of a beautiful southern belle who charmed her war-time love and husband of 59+ years, Col. C.K. Charbonneau. Together they travelled...
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Edgar N. Jones

June 30, 1924 - February 23, 2015

Edgar Norman Jones, Sr., "Wimpy", passed away of natural causes on Monday, February 23, 2015, at Brightview Assisted Living in Edgewater, Md, where he resided for the past 3 years. Born June 30, 1924 in Baltimore City to the late Frank and Catherine Jones. He was the youngest of 5 siblings. He proudly served his Country in the Merchant Marines during World War II, participants in The...
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Jadwiga Matkowski

October 16, 1944 - February 23, 2015

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