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

Kenan Habetler

June 18, 1941 - June 24, 2017

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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

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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

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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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Shirley Judy Connolly

November 19, 1936 - April 30, 2017

Shirley Judy Connolly, 80, of Naples, FL, died Sunday, April 30, 2017, at her daughter’s home in Danville, CA. Born in Everett, PA, on November 19, 1936, she was the daughter of the late David Preston Judy and Orpha Furlow Judy. Her husband Charles Thomas Connolly died on August 30, 2008.She was a member of the Twin Eagles Golf and Tennis Club in Naples, FL.Survived by three children,...
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Maria Antoinette Kennedy

May 19, 1936 - April 29, 2017

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Andrew Joseph Acton

May 13, 1935 - April 28, 2017

On April 28, 2017 Andrew Joseph Acton; beloved husband of Louise Acton. Also survived by his children and several other loving relatives and friends.A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at Saint John Neumann Catholic Church 620 Bestgate Road Annapolis, MD 21401 on Tuesday at 10:30 AM.
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June Althea White

September 10, 1920 - April 26, 2017

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Nicholas John Zuras

July 9, 1918 - April 24, 2017

Nicholas John Zuras, a 40-year resident of Annapolis, died peacefully April 24 at his home.Nick was born on July 9, 1918, to John and Amelia Zuras, immigrants of Greece. He graduated from East Carolina University with a BA in History and quarter-backed the football team in 1941 to the school’s only un-defeated season. He served in WWII as a lieutenant, commanding a 7-man crew (LCSS) rocket...
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Roger Thomas Doyel

February 21, 1950 - April 22, 2017

Commander Roger Thomas Doyel, DDS, USN, Retired, 67, of Annapolis, MD, passed away unexpectedly at his home on Saturday, April 22, 2017. He is survived by his wife, Michele Gerich Doyel; his two daughters, Ginger Marie Doyel and Cathleen Michele Doyel; and two brothers, Christopher Bomar Doyel and John Randolph Doyel. Roger was born on February 21, 1950, to the late Capt. Wilbur Tenny Doyel, USN...
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Edward Malcolm Wyatt

March 18, 1932 - April 22, 2017

Edward Malcolm Wyatt, age 85, died on Saturday, April 22, 2017 at Heart Homes in Annapolis from complications of Parkinson’s Disease. Mr. Wyatt was born in Denver, CO on March 18, 1932, to the late Margery Collier and Kenneth Wyatt. He grew up in Richmond, VA and received both undergraduate and graduate degrees in mathematics from the University of Virginia in Charlottesville. He came to...
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Gertrude Robison

September 4, 1923 - April 22, 2017

Gertrude “Trudy” Lillian Frederick Robison, 93, passed away peacefully on April 22, 2017. Born September 4 in Syracuse, N.Y., Trudy was the youngest of five. She worked as a secretary at IBM in Endicott, N.Y. Trudy met Howard Winfield Robison in May 1946 on a blind date and they married in November of that year. They had two children in Owego, N.Y., before moving to the Washington...
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Lawrence Joseph Hogan

September 30, 1928 - April 20, 2017

Lawrence Joseph Hogan, Sr., age 88 of Frederick, MD died on April 20, 2017 at Anne Arundel Medical Center following a stroke. Born in Boston, MA to the late Alexander and Josephine Hogan, Larry spent his life serving in many capacities. An Attorney and teacher, he was also a business executive, a former U.S. Congressman, Prince George's County Executive and served his country as Commander in...
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Esther Templin Miller

November 14, 1906 - April 18, 2017

Esther Ann Templin Miller On April 18, 2017 Esther Miller, age 110, passed away at the Ginger Cove Health Center. Esther was the wife of the late Rip Miller. Esther was a Trustee (Emeritus) with the USNA Foundation. She attended Purdue University and was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma.Esther was a concert violinist with St. John’s College; she was a winning golfer into her 90s, a staunch...
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Linda Ann Satchell

December 3, 1942 - April 18, 2017

Linda Ann Satchell Linda Ann Satchell, age 74, passed away suddenly on April 18, 2017 in Annapolis.Linda was born December 3, 1942 at the USNA Hospital in Annapolis.She leaves behind her devoted husband of 50 years, Kent, her loving son Charles and daughter-in-law, Mariam. Linda also leaves behind her sister Nancy Tolson, her niece Michele ( and Michele’s husband Mark) Lechowicz, two grand...
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Margaret Lynn Pierrepont

April 13, 2017 - April 16, 2017

On April 16, 2017 Margaret Lynn Pierrepont “Maggie Lynn” passed away peacefully at Anne Arundel Medical Center in her mother’s arms with her father at their side reading Maggie Lynn a book. Maggie Lynn was the loving daughter of Brittany Frances Mosley and Jason Stewart Pierrepont. Also survived by many loving family and friends.The family will receive visitors at the John M....
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June Lee Durm

January 25, 1931 - April 14, 2017

June Lee (Blaisdell) Durm , a lifelong resident of Annapolis, died peacefully at her home surrounded by her loved ones on April 14th, 2017. She was born January 25th, 1931 and grew up in Eastport, the youngest girl in a family of 10 siblings. She graduated from Annapolis High School in 1948 and continued to meet with her dear friends, “The Unforgettables” of Annapolis High for monthly...
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Herbert Myron Sachs

February 18, 1935 - April 12, 2017

Sachs, Herbert Myron. 1935-2017; Our beloved husband and father Herb died unexpectedly on April 12, 2017 at the age of 82. A 52-year resident of Annapolis, Herb was a proud son of Baltimore, the grandchild of Jewish immigrants, and a 1951 graduate of Forrest Park High School. He earned his B.A. from the University of Maryland in 1955 and his M.S. from the University of Michigan in 1962. Herb...
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Franklin Scott Dobson

April 11, 2017

Franklin S. Dobson, 78, died on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 from smoke inhalation caused by a fire at his residence in Annapolis, MD.Frank was born April 26, 1938 in Annapolis, Maryland and was a lifelong area resident and an alumni of Severn School. He attended the Naval Academy before transferring to University of Maryland, where he played lacrosse. He owned and operated “Mr. Bush Garden...
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Cevon Marshall McLean

March 25, 1958 - April 9, 2017

Cevon M. McLean of Lothian, Maryland died in a tragic car accident April 9, 2017 at the age of 59. Cevon was a graduate of the Valley Forge Military Academy/College and the University of Maryland and worked for the U.S. Department of Agriculture for nearly 30 years.Cevon was the beloved husband of Mary Basil McLean and a loving father to Brett and Cara McLean. He is also survived by his parents...
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Lyline Alice Galligan

August 5, 1926 - April 9, 2017

Lyline A. Langford Galligan passed away peacefully on April 9, 2017. Born August 5, 1926, in Highland Park, MI, she is the daughter of Melvin H. Langford from New Hampshire and Alice DesRochers Langford from Amesbury, Massachusetts. She graduated from Marygrove College, Detroit, MI, in 1948 and worked as a Dietician in Connecticut from 1948 – 1951.Lyline married Charles Henry Galligan at St...
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Harriet Wilson Beard

March 20, 1916 - April 1, 2017

Harriet Wilson Beard, beloved family matriarch of Fairview Farm of Davidsonville, and the widow of Dr. J Howard Beard, passed away peacefully at her home on Saturday, the first of April 2017. She was 101. She was born March 20, 1916 to the late Dr. Harry Ross and Keturah Wilson in Harris, Kansas. Harriet attended Kansas State Teachers College and met her husband, while working at College Camp in...
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Eunice Dolores Lowry

September 28, 1925 - March 30, 2017

Eunice D. Lowry passed away March 30, 2017. Eunice was born in Chicago, IL on September 28, 1925.Eunice graduated from Mundelein College, Chicago, IL with a Bachelor of Music Degree, with a concentration in voice. She had a beautiful voice and sang in numerous choirs and groups, including the Loyola Choral Society, Bel Canto of Milwaukee, WI, Temple Shalom, Milwaukee, WI and on the radio...
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Charles Stanley Hollander

November 13, 1924 - March 20, 2017

Charles Stanley Hollander (Stan) passed away at age 92 on March 20, 2017. Stan is survived by his wife of 65 years Veronica K. Hollander (Ronnie), his sister Mary Ann Wilson, his daughter-in-law Susan Lenk and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents Adolf A. and Victoria H. Hollander, his son Brian A. Hollander and his brother Richard A. Hollander. Stan was born in...
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Shirley F. Kirby

April 20, 1928 - March 18, 2017

Shirley F. Kirby a resident of Annapolis, Maryland since 1961. Born April 20, 1928 in Pennsylvania to the late Harry and Elmira Fisher.In 1955 she founded the Washington, D.C. Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. She joined the Philadelphia group and became a member of the National Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. She was appointed Executive Director by the Board of Trustees. Through the local efforts a...
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Meta Shepherd

August 1, 1946 - March 10, 2017

Meta Murray Shepherd (age 70) of Harwood passed away March 10, 2017. She was the daughter of the late Isaac and Ellen Shepherd.Meta studied at Mary Washington, and spent a year abroad in Lyon, France, where she became fluent in French. After graduating, she took her French degree and went to live in Samoa for a year. When returning home, she became a real estate appraiser. After spending 30 years...
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Sophia Magoulas

March 25, 1933 - March 8, 2017

Sophia Magoulas, 83, of Columbia, Maryland, passed away on Wednesday, 8 March, of natural causes, at Morningside House of Ellicott City. Sophia spent the first part of her life in Beirut, Lebanon, where she met and married her husband, Constantine Magoulas, now deceased. Sophia and Constantine and their three children were active members of the Greek Community of Beirut and the children attended...
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William Eugene Trueblood

January 16, 1930 - March 6, 2017

Captain William E. Trueblood, USN (Ret) of Annapolis, MD passed on March 6, 2017. He was 87 years old. Bill was born in Bloomington, Indiana on January 16, 1930, the son of Raymond and Hazel Trueblood. His father died when Bill was 2, and he was raised by his mother Hazel, grandfather Emerson and grandmother Pearl.He attended Indiana University for two years prior to entering the U. S. Naval...
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Beth Ascenith Smith

March 28, 1954 - March 6, 2017

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Frances Virginia Middleton

January 2, 1921 - March 6, 2017

Middleton, Frances Lemkey, age 96, a resident of Annapolis for more than 70 years died on Monday, March 6 from complications following emergency surgery. Born in Cradock, VA to the late Henry and Elizabeth Waite Lemkey, Frances graduated with a Masters degree from Western Maryland College. She married Elmer Norris Middleton in 1949 and they were married until his death in 1993. Francis...
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Maria Konstantinos Magoulas-Perkins

March 19, 1957 - March 4, 2017

Maria Magoulas-Perkins Maria Magoulas-Perkins, 59, passed away on Saturday, 4 March, after an almost two year battle with colon cancer. Maria was born in Beirut, Lebanon, where she attended the Greek School of Beirut. Her family moved to the island of Chios in Greece in 1967. Maria and her family immigrated to Annapolis, Maryland in 1971, where she attended St. Mary’s High School. She...
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Mildred Irene Herold

March 27, 1929 - February 28, 2017

Mildred Irene Herold “Millie” 87 passed away on February 28, 2017 at Annapolitian Assisted Living after a lengthy Alzheimer’s illness. Millie a resident of Annapolis for the past 52 years was born in Central City, Nebraska on March 27, 1929 to the late Helen (nee Eliason) and Paul Manley. In Millie’s late teens she worked for Social Security. Seeking a career she then...
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Randolph W. King

May 12, 1923 - February 26, 2017

Randy's Memorial service and reception will be held in Friendship Hall at Ginger Cove Retirement Community, 4000 River Crescent Drive, Annapolis, MD 21401 at 11 am on Wednesday, 7 June 2017. Guests are asked to park near the end of Riva Trace Parkway and a bus will provide transportation to the front door of Ginger Cove.RADM Randolph Winchester King, 93, died peacefully in his sleep on...
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Nancy Lee Weber

April 22, 1930 - February 26, 2017

Nancy Lee Weber, age 86, passed away on Sunday, February 26, 2017 following complications after surgery. She was a graduate of Eastern High School in Baltimore. She moved to Annapolis in 1972 after marrying Ed Weber. Nancy and Ed lived in Hillsmere Shores together for 45 years. Nancy served as president of the Archbishop Spalding High School Board and the Helen Avelynne Tawes Garden. She enjoyed...
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Linda P. Ludvickson

June 27, 1944 - February 24, 2017

Linda Parsons Ludvickson passed away on February 24, 2017 at the age of 72. Born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on June 27, 1944, the daughter of the late Robert Blair Parsons and the late Helen Catherine Haschker Parsons, Linda was a near lifelong Annapolis resident. After graduating Annapolis High School, Linda received her degree from the University of Maryland at College Park in 1967 and was a...
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Norma E. McConnaughhay

December 25, 1923 - February 24, 2017

Norma Elliott McConnaughhay Norma Elliott McConnaughhay, nee Henrietta Norma Elliott, passed away on February 24,2017. She was born in Annapolis, MD on December 25, 1923, to Harry Franklin Elliott and Henrietta Norma (Franklin) Elliott. Norma was a graduate of Annapolis High School, class of 1940. As a young woman during World War II, she worked at Fort Meade, first at the ice cream counter, and...
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Gary Branham

January 21, 1951 - February 22, 2017

On February 22, 2017 Gary Branham passed away at his home in Annapolis.Gary is survived by his Son, Matthew Branham, and Daughter, Amy Thomas. He is also survived by his three Grandchildren, Alexander Scott, Teagan Jayne, and Colton James.Friends and family may call at the John M. Taylor Funeral Home, Inc. 147 Duke of Gloucester Street, Annapolis, MD 21401 on Sunday February 26th from 4 to 7 PM....
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Annie Jane Campbell

April 29, 1924 - February 21, 2017

Annie Jane CampbellOn February 21, 2017, Annie Jane Campbell passed away at Sunrise Assisted Living of Annapolis for the past 7 years. Jane was a resident of Annapolis for 72 years; previously she lived in Rocky Mount, NC. She was born on April 29, 1924 in Dillon, SC to the late Floyd John Causey and the late Eva Taylor Causey. Jane received her high school diploma in NC and then served as a...
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Edward Joseph Scullen

March 19, 1921 - February 20, 2017

Edward J. Scullen, P.E., F.A.S.C.E., F.A.C.E.C.Consulting Engineer, Captain, Ret. USN “Ted” Scullen was born and raised in Washington, DC, to his parents Anthony J. and Elizabeth Moore Scullen. He and Cissy raised their family in Bethesda MD, then moved to Annapolis, MD, where they have resided since 1976. He graduated from McKinley Technical High School and The Catholic...
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Louis Joseph Ruegg

April 17, 1924 - February 16, 2017

Louis Joseph Ruegg of Annapolis, MD died February 16, 2017 at his residence where he lived for the past 15 years, he was 92. Born on April 17, 1924 in Rapperswil, Switzerland to the late Rosalie and Gustaf Ruegg. Louis attended High School in Switzerland and served in the Swiss Army before seeking employment with the Myer Publishing Company as a typesetter. Louis then moved to the United...
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Dorothy May Seligman

March 1, 1934 - February 15, 2017

Dorothy May Seligman, 82, died peacefully on February 15, 2017 at Hospice of the Chesapeake’s Rebecca Fortney Care Center in Pasadena. Born in Baltimore, Maryland on March 1, 1934 to the late Mildred and Frank Fried. She attended Glen Burnie High School. Dorothy was a career homemaker who enjoyed needlepoint and spending time with her family especially grandchildren and extended family...
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Edna Jacqueline Casey

April 3, 1933 - February 14, 2017

E. Jacqueline "Jackie" Casey, a longtime resident of Winchester on the Severn, died peacefully in her sleep Tuesday morning, Feb. 14, in Bowling Green, Ohio, after battling Parkinson's syndrome for many years. She was a devoted wife, loving mother, a staunch Roman Catholic and the life of many parties.One of six offspring of John Thomas "Jack" Wilson and Edna Cecelia...
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Edna Jacqueline Casey

April 3, 1933 - February 14, 2017

E. Jacqueline "Jackie" Casey, a longtime resident of Winchester on the Severn, died peacefully in her sleep Tuesday morning, Feb. 14, in Bowling Green, Ohio, after battling Parkinson's syndrome for many years. She was a devoted wife, loving mother, a staunch Roman Catholic and the life of many parties.One of six offspring of John Thomas "Jack" Wilson and Edna Cecelia...
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William Joseph Kidwell

November 19, 1938 - February 11, 2017

William Joseph Kidwell (Bill or Billy), passed away peacefully on Saturday February 11, 2017 in Annapolis Maryland at the age of 78. Bill is survived by his loving wife Jo Ann Bradley Kidwell. He was a devoted Father to Brad and Michelle Kidwell, Mary and Tom Phillips, Jeff and Debbie Kidwell, and Steve and Connie Kidwell. William had 12 Grandchildren, Chris, Kaitlin, Kelly, Joe, Will, Steve,...
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John H. Helm

April 28, 1936 - February 10, 2017

Major John H. Helm, Sr (USMC, Ret), a longtime resident of Annapolis, Maryland died of heart failure on February 10, 2017 in his home. He was born on April 28, 1936 to parents Hugh and Hettie Helm in Henderson, KY. He grew up in Warren, Ohio and he attended Ohio State University. He held a B.S. in Mathematics and an M.S. in Computer Technology and Management from American University.He joined...
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Joseph Lipinski

March 20, 1943 - February 9, 2017

Joseph Lipinski, 73, of Annapolis, MD died of natural causes on Thursday, February 9, 2017 at Anne Arundel Medical Center. He was surrounded by friends and loved ones and will always be remembered for his love of family. He was the husband of the late Marion Walker Lipinski, who was a devoted and loving wife until her death in 2002. After graduating from St. Mary’s High School in 1961, he...
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Elizabeth Blackmer Childs

June 23, 1920 - February 8, 2017

ELIZABETH (BETTY) BLACKMER CHILDS passed away on February 8, 2017. She was born in Jacksonville, Florida, on June 23, 1920. The daughter of Eva Renfroe Blackmer and Walter Steele Blackmer, Jr., she grew up in Salisbury, N.C. Since 2002 she has been a resident of Ginger Cove in Annapolis.After attending Sweet Briar College, she married Eugene Mackall Childs, then an engineer for Pan American...
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Markus Alan Craig

December 29, 1964 - February 8, 2017

Markus Alan Craig, age 52, passed away on Wednesday February 8, 2017 after a brief and unexpected illness. His beloved wife, Lisa, was at his side. Markus was born on December 29, 1964 in Lincoln, Nebraska as the second son of Dennis and Donna (Boiler) Craig. Markus was a graduate of the University of Nebraska with a Bachelors of Science Degree in Natural Resources and Community and Regional...
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Walter R. Gerich

June 12, 1920 - February 8, 2017

Walter Gerich Walter Raymond Gerich, “Lou”, 96, of Annapolis, MD, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loved ones at Baywoods of Annapolis on Wednesday, February 8, 2017. He is survived by his sister, Elizabeth (“Betty”) Tutwiler; his three sons; Michael David, Mark Raymond and Martin William; one daughter, Michele (Gerich) Doyel; and two granddaughters; Ginger Marie...
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Stephen B. Hiltabidle

September 20, 1927 - February 1, 2017

Dr. Stephen Bartholf Hiltabidle of Annapolis, Maryland died peacefully at his home on February 1, 2017. He was born September 20, 1927 in Washington, D.C. to the late Beatrice and Walter Hiltabidle. He was preceded in death by his twin brother Thomas and his younger brother Charles.The family moved to Edgewater where he attended Mayo Elementary School, he then went on to attend Annapolis High...
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Marjorie Irene Wigley

June 2, 1923 - February 1, 2017

Marjorie Irene Wigley, of Annapolis, MD died February 1, 2017 at Morningside House in Laurel. She was 93. Born in Virginia to the late David and Mary Ruth Carroll, Marjorie married Royal Wells Wigley, Sr. on June 21, 1940 and began her career as wife and mother. In 2000, she was predeceased by a son, William Charles Wigley and in June of 2008 lost her husband Royal after 68 years of...
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William A. RYAN

August 10, 1929 - January 29, 2017

William Aloysious Ryan ’53 Captain William A. Ryan, USN (Ret.), of Annapolis, MD, died on Sunday, 29 January 2017. He was 87 years old.The son of a policeman, “Bill” was raised in New York City, where he attended Brooklyn Technical High School. Following graduation from the Naval Academy with the Class of 1953, he served aboard submarines and was commanding officer of Dogfish ...
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Charlotte Amelie ORTEGA

January 27, 2017 - January 27, 2017

Charlotte Amelie Ortega was born into the arms of angels on January 27, 2017. She was the daughter of Joshua and Windy Ortega.Although she was held in her parents’ arms for only a moment, she will be held in their hearts forever.The family will hold a private burial at Lakemont Memorial Gardens in Davidsonville, MD.Family and friends are invited to a reception in Charlotte’s honor on...
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August 10, 1920 - January 24, 2017

Louise W. Coleman On January 24, 2017 Louise Coleman passed away in Annapolis at the age of 96. Louise was born in Ellicott City and attended Annapolis High School, graduating in 1938. Louise was an avid walker and spent many enjoyable days walking around Annapolis. She enjoyed reading, traveling and spending time with her granddaughters.Louise is survived by her son Alan Coleman and his wife...
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Margaret Peterson

February 23, 1933 - January 22, 2017

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Virginia E. SMITH

January 11, 1922 - January 22, 2017

Virginia Lorraine Schmidt Ehreke SmithJanuary 11, 1922 – January 22, 2017 Virginia Lorraine Schmidt Ehreke Smith, 95, of Annapolis died Jan. 22, 2017 at Baywoods of Annapolis. A lifelong resident of Anne Arundel County, Ginnie was born Jan. 11, 1922 to George and Margaret Schmidt and lived her early years on the family farm on Mountain Rd. in Pasadena. She was a 1938 graduate of Glen...
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Joseph F. Olson

October 20, 1941 - January 20, 2017

Joseph Fremont Olson, 75, born on October 20,1941 peacefully passed away Friday, January 20th, 2017 in Annapolis, Maryland. Joseph served in the US Navy from 1960 to 1964 sailing on the USS Des Moines and USS Enterprise. He continued his service to his country through his 40 years with the US Postal Service. His passion for music and singing made him friends from every walk of life. Joesph...
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Willma Dian Peet

June 21, 1922 - January 19, 2017

PLEASE NOTE THAT GRAVESIDE SERVICE HAS BEEN CHANGED FROM THURSDAY TO FRIDAY FEBRUARY 2, 2017 AT 2 PM IN THE USNA CEMETERY. When entering the Naval Academy please use Gate 8. Everyone over the age of 18 must have a photo ID.
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Mary Christy Eucare Long

August 15, 1968 - January 19, 2017

Mary Christy Eucare Long , “Christy”, passed away in her sleep on Thursday, January 19, 2017 while listening to her favorite music. She was 48. Christy was born on August 15, 1968 to Valentine Eucare, Jr. and Ellen Trott Eucare. She graduated from Severna Park High School in 1987 and spent more than 20 years working as a general manager at Britt’s Industry Publishing Company...
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Mildred M. Stafford

August 9, 1933 - January 14, 2017

Mildred M. Stafford of St Petersburg, FL and previously, Cincinnati, OH, died January 14, 2017 at the age of 83. Millie was born August 9, 1933 in Philadelphia, PA. She graduated from West Chester State Teachers College in 1955 and received her Master’s Degree in Education from University of Cincinnati in 1979. Millie spent her career teaching in the Pennsylvania and Ohio school systems...
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Frances Grierson

January 25, 1935 - January 13, 2017

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Claribel Elizabeth Bolander

August 23, 1918 - January 11, 2017

Elizabeth ‘Betty’ Bolander, 98, died peacefully January 11, 2017 at La Casa Assisted Living in Annapolis. Born in Grey, PA on August 23, 1918, Betty spent most of her childhood in Chambersburg, PA. She was the daughter of the late Dr. Benjamin Harrison Long and Rebecca Okeson Long, and sister to the late Francis Eileen Freet. Childhood memories included making house calls with her...
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Gay V. Hall

September 29, 1932 - January 9, 2017

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Richard Baldwin Warren

January 3, 1933 - January 9, 2017

Richard Baldwin Warren, 84 of Riva, Maryland passed away on January 9, 2017. Born January 3, 1933 in St. Louis, Mo., he was the son of Edward Allen and Olive Warren. A veteran of the Korean War and a graduate of Missouri University. For over 25 years was the CEO of his own company, Cole, Warren & Long, which provided management consulting, and an executive search service in Philadelphia, PA....
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Phaon Bair Derr

September 8, 1923 - January 5, 2017

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Marlene Geiman

August 26, 1935 - January 4, 2017

Marlene Geiman, 81 years old, a resident of Arnold, Maryland for 74 years, passed away on January 4, 2017. Mrs. Geiman was born on August 26, 1935 in Howard, Kansas and was the daughter of the late Walter Leo and Alta Ruth Shannon Heisler. She was a graduate of Annapolis High School and was married to Paul Lee Geiman on January 28, 1955. Mrs. Geiman worked at Johnson Lumber Company, Chambers and...
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Grace W. Ruch

April 11, 1934 - January 3, 2017

Grace Charlene Wolohon Ruch died on January 3, 2017, surrounded by her family. Grace was born on April 11, 1934, in Takoma Park to Charles Hamilton Wolohon, M.D., and Gertrude Dower Wolohon and grew up in Washington, DC. Grace married the love of her life, Charles E. Ruch, M.D., on August 16, 1955, and recently celebrated their 61st wedding anniversary. She is survived by Charles and their two...
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Joseph L. Duffy

July 3, 1922 - December 29, 2016

Joseph Leo Duffy, Jr.July 3, 1922 – December 29, 2016 Joseph Leo Duffy, Jr., 94, of Annapolis, Maryland died peacefully, surrounded by family, in his home on December 29, 2016, while praying the rosary. His Boston-Irish upbringing prompted him to once call the rosary “a woman’s prayer” yet he prayed it every day for the last 30 years of his life.Mr. Duffy was born in...
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Paul Edgar Keck

May 20, 1929 - December 27, 2016

Paul E. Keck, DDS Dr. Paul E. Keck of Ligonier, PA and Annapolis, MD died December 27, 2016. He was the son of the late Marie (Meinfisch) and Percy T. Keck, and the beloved husband of the late Shirley (Painter) Keck for 59 years. He was the proud father of five sons: Dr. Paul E Keck, Jr. (Susan) of Cincinnati, OH; Eric C. Keck (Kristen) of Philadelphia, PA; Jordie A. Keck (Maureen) of Annandale,...
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Kevin Hanlon

December 25, 1926 - December 26, 2016

Commander Kevin Hanlon, USN (Ret) passed away the day after his 90th birthday. He was born on Christmas Day, 1926 in Bethlehem, PA to Admiral Byron Hall Hanlon and Lady Brown Hanlon of Coronado, California.As a teenager, CDR Hanlon witnessed the bombing of Pearl Harbor by the Japanese in December 1941. In 1948, he became the third-generation of his family to graduate from the United States Naval...
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William L. Bird

July 14, 1925 - December 24, 2016

William L. (Bill) Bird, Sr., 91, an engineer who worked for the Rural Electrification Administration (REA) from 1949 until he retired in 1991 as Telephone Program Director, died December 24.Mr. Bird, who lived in Galesville, Maryland, was born in Greenup, Kentucky on July 14, 1925. At age 2 months he moved with his family to Washington, D.C. where he attended public schools and graduated from...
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Jeanne C. Lahman

April 8, 1926 - December 23, 2016

Jeanne Lahman, the matriarch of middle East Street, reluctantly left her family and many friends on December 23, 2016. Born in Baltimore on April 8, 1926, to Janie Purdy Dawson and Paul E. Carre, she grew up on the campus of McDonogh School, where her father taught for 60 years. Her local roots were deep, however, and moving “home” to Annapolis in 1977 ushered in one of the happiest...
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James R. Teeters

May 18, 1947 - December 22, 2016

James Ronald Teeters, 69, of Annapolis, MD passed away on December 21. The son of James Teeters and Helen Ur, Jim was born in Detroit, MI and grew up in Virginia and Maryland with his five brothers and sisters. Jim attended Anne Arundel Community College, the University of Maryland, and Bowie State Teachers College and obtained a Masters in education. He went on to teach for 38 years, primarily...
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Bettie Jane Harrison

July 14, 1932 - December 20, 2016

Bettie Jane HarrisonBettie Jane Harrison died peacefully Tuesday, December 20, 2016 in the Health Care Center of BayWoods of Annapolis, Maryland from complications of Alzheimer ’s disease. She was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s in 2000 and has been involved in several dementia type studies at Johns Hopkins. Bettie was born July 14, 1932 in Terre Haute, Indiana to Ruth and Delbert Rudisel....
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Carl Franklin Whittington

July 19, 1928 - December 17, 2016

Carl Franklin Whittington, Sr. Carl Franklin Whittington, Sr., 88, of Annapolis, Maryland died Saturday, December 17, 2016 at the Brightview South River Assisted Living Community following a recent stroke. Carl also suffered from Alzheimer’s disease. He was preceded in death by his wife Lucille in 2008. He leaves his three children Donna Young; Carl F. Whittington, Jr. (Buddy) & his...
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Eleanor Bush Klinkhamer

May 31, 1919 - December 16, 2016

Eleanor Bush Klinkhamer On December 16, 2016 Eleanor passed away in Annapolis. She was born on May 31, 1919 in Greensburg, Pennsylvania. She was the daughter of the late Frank D. Portzer and Sibbie Bush Portzer. Eleanor was the beloved wife of the late George E. Klinkhamer, who she was married to for 57 years.Eleanor is survived by her nieces Peggy Pegram, Sybilla (Ralph) Samm, Virginia (Floyd...
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James C. Bernstein

July 12, 1932 - December 13, 2016

James Charles Bernstein (“Jimbuck”), 84, passed away peacefully on December 13, 2016 at Charlotte Hall Veterans Home, Charlotte Hall, Maryland due to complications of Advanced Alzheimer’s disease.Jim was a lifelong resident of Eastport, born on July 12, 1932 to the late John and Margaret Smith Bernstein. He attended St. Mary’s Schools 1st to 12th grades, a graduate of the...
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Raymond Oscar Blummer

October 8, 1925 - December 11, 2016

Blummer, Raymond Oscar, Jr. “Ray” a resident of Bowie, MD for more than 30 years, passed away on Sunday December 11, 2016 at Charlotte Hall Veterans Home, he was 91. Born in Dallas, TX. Ray received his Masters in Mathematics from the University of North Texas and would eventually teach mathematics on a university level. He was a veteran of WWII stationed in Vienna, Austria...
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