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

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

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John J. Calabrese

January 22, 1929 - March 17, 2015

Rowe Blvd will be closed Saturday morning for the Annapolis Police Department 5K to Benefit Special Olympics of Maryland PLEASE USE WEST STREET to come to 9 a.m. service at St. Mary's Catholic Church. 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...
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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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John Leo Arnott

November 25, 1946 - February 23, 2015

John L. Arnott, age 68, died on Monday, February 23, 2015. He was born November 25, 1946 in Boston, MA.Survivors include his wife, Ellen Arnott; daughter, Maura Mitchell; son Robert and daughter-in-law Erin; two grandchildren, Noah and Broderick of Crofton, MD; his brother Thomas Arnott of Quincy, MA; and sister Judith Arnott of Marlborough, MA.Visitation will be held at 10 a.m. with Services at...
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Roderick McNeil

December 3, 1922 - February 22, 2015

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Eola Woodall

February 4, 1922 - February 16, 2015

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Mary Virginia Hoffman

February 27, 1921 - February 15, 2015

Mary Virginia Hoffman, 93, died Sunday, February 15, 2015 at BayWoods of Annapolis. Born February 27, 1921 in Hagerstown, Maryland, where she lived until moving to Annapolis in January, 2013. She was the daughter of the late Mary Boyer Hoffman and George C. Hoffman. Mary was a 1938 graduate of Hagerstown High School and attended the Margaret Morrison School of Nursing at Carnegie Tech in...
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Kenneth Edward Egan

November 18, 1936 - February 14, 2015

Kenneth Edward Egan, Jr, 78, lifelong resident of Annapolis, Maryland died of Lung cancer on February 14, 2015 at home with his family. He was the son of the late Dorothy Caron Egan and Kenneth Edward Egan, Sr. both of Annapolis, and was born in Annapolis on November 18, 1936. He graduated from Annapolis High School and earned a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Maryland and a Master...
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Anne E. Quinn

December 11, 1931 - February 12, 2015

Anne Everett Quinn (Nan) a resident of Ginger Cove and formally a resident of High Ridge Road, both in Annapolis, Maryland, passed away peacefully on February 12, 2015 surrounded by her loving husband, 11 children and their families. Anne was born on Jefferson Street in Baltimore, Maryland on December 11, 1931. She was the youngest of six children born to William F. Everett and Marie E....
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Wanda M. Martin

November 3, 1924 - February 9, 2015

Wanda Eileen was born on November 3, 1924 to Charles Blackwell McKeag and Sally Manning McKeag in Pahuska, Oklahoma. She was the youngest of three children. Her brother, Jack McKeag, and sister, Jeanne Steele, predeceased her. Wanda passed peacefully on February 9, 2015. Wanda attended Oklahoma University where she met her husband, Claude F. (Smokey) Martin, Jr. They were married on December 15,...
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Leopoldo Louis Salazar

November 24, 1934 - February 6, 2015

Leopoldo Louis Salazar, Jr., Beloved husband of Angeles Salazar and loving father to Catherine, Barbara, John and Patrick passed away on February 6, 2015. A 22 year Navy veteran of surface and submarine service, he worked as a defense contractor at Goddard Space Center for several years, and lately for Koniag Security. He was a longtime Annapolis area resident and a devout Catholic. He enjoyed...
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Lester Trott

February 20, 1918 - February 6, 2015

Lester R. Trott passed away on February 6, 2015 after a brief illness surrounded by his twin daughters, Leslie Gibbons-Neff of Annapolis and Linda Crandell of Stevensville, MD. A native Annapolitan, he was born February 20, 1918 to Capt. Thomas A. and Mary Frances (Windsor) Trott of Annapolis.An avid sailor, Lester held the unique distinction of being the longest member of the Annapolis Yacht...
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Marie Antoinette Kouirinis

September 29, 1919 - January 23, 2015

Marie A. KOUIRINIS, of Annapolis, Maryland passed away peacefully on January 23, 2015, surrounded by her family. She was 95 years young. Marie was born in Jersey City, New Jersey and raised mostly in NYC. She was a constant source of love, wisdom, and fun. Above all else, she was a devout Christian, teacher, leader, pioneer, free-spirit, family matriarch, and guiding light. For the past 37 years...
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Mark Andrew Sielecki-Dzurdz

September 28, 1957 - January 22, 2015

Mark Sielecki-Dzurdz1957 - 2015Mark's family is saddened by the sudden passing of their beloved son, brother, and uncle. After decades of service at UPS, Mark had retired to pursue his hobbies, which included studying opera and Asian art, and traveling. Mark was a talented pianist whose love of reading in multiple languages was known to all his friends and family. His family will sorely miss...
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Barbara J. Boggs

May 6, 1939 - January 22, 2015

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Diane Tomanio

December 12, 1941 - January 16, 2015

Diane TomanioDecember 12, 1941 – January 16, 2015Diane Tomanio, 73, a 24 year resident of Bello Machre, died January 16, 2015.Diane was the daughter of Freddie A. and Nina P. Tomanio. She is survived by brothers Alfred Tomanio of Lady Lake, FL, Michael Tomanio of Venice, FL and sister Nancy Phipps of Lothian, MD.Visitation will be 11:30 am – 1:00 pm on Wednesday, January 21st with a...
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Frances Virginia Mosley

April 17, 1935 - January 14, 2015

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Dolores Ella Pathroff

October 10, 1930 - January 13, 2015

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John R. Crawford

April 27, 1931 - January 13, 2015

John R. Crawford John Robert Crawford, age 83, joined The Lord on Tuesday, January 13, 2015 in Bowie, MD.   John was born in Washington, DC, in 1931 to the late Alice Callahan Crawford and the late Robert ...
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Roger W. Moyer

August 16, 1934 - January 10, 2015

Roger "Pip" Moyer passed away peacefully in his sleep on January 10, 2015 after a 20 year battle with Parkinson's Disease. Though Pip never complained, this debilitating disease was particularly difficult for an athletic basketball player noted for his hook shot and as Coach at St. Mary's High School.Roger Moyer was born on August 16, 1934 to Clara Lewis of Eastport and Vernon...
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Pauline L. Trost

December 26, 1931 - January 7, 2015

Pauline Louise Haley TrostPauline Trost, beloved wife of Admiral Carlisle A. H. Trost (USN Ret.), passed away surrounded by her family on January 7 at Anne Arundel Medical Center, from complications following a recent illness.She leaves behind her husband Carl, four children (Carl, Laura Lee Carrico and husband John, Steve and wife Gail, and Kathleen), and six grandchildren (Scott, Megan, and...
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Virginia G. Mauro

January 20, 1924 - January 7, 2015

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Kenneth Binnix

October 23, 1944 - January 5, 2015

Kenneth Robert Binnix, 70, of Annapolis, Maryland, passed away after a long battle with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia. A loving husband and father, he is survived by Carol, his wife of 50 years, and three sons: Michael Binnix of Severna Park (his wife Tivy, and their children Taylor, Justin, Morgan, Jessica, Zachary, and Erik), Justin Binnix of Arnold (his wife Stacie, and their children Hayden,...
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Janice L. Jackson

August 10, 1943 - January 4, 2015

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Violet C. Loss

January 13, 1927 - January 4, 2015

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John Matthew Villa

August 29, 1938 - January 4, 2015

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Leonard D. Hanney

November 6, 1917 - January 2, 2015

Leonard David Hanney, (Len), 97 of President Point, Annapolis, where he was a resident for 20 years, died January 2, 2015 of complications from CHF. Len was born November 6, 1917 in Yonkers and attended high school in N.Y. , then later resided in Warwick, R.I. .He served as Lt. Col. in the U.S. Army Infantry for 28 years becoming a recipient of two Purple Hearts, Bronze and Silver Star along with...
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Lorraine Schnoor

November 27, 1918 - January 2, 2015

Lorraine Schnoor 96 of Murrells Inlet, SC died on Jan 2, 2014 at Tideland Community Hospice in Georgetown SC after suffering a massive stroke on Dec. 24, 2014. Mrs Schnoor was born in Atlanta,Ga on Nov 27, 1918. She spent her youth in Brooklyn, NY, moved to Annapolis, Md. in 1943, then moved to Arnold,Md in 1967, from there relocated to Murrells Inlet, SC in 2004 where she resided with her...
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Athena Lambros

August 21, 1931 - January 2, 2015

Athena Katsereles Lambros, age 83, died January 2nd, 2015, she was born August 21, 1931 in Annapolis, MD to William & Christina Katsereles.She retired from the State of Maryland in 1993. She enjoyed spending time with her family, dancing, singing, cooking, painting, and creating beautiful art.Her children thought of her as the “Greatest Mom in the World”.Loving mother to Margaret...
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Anne Foley

November 12, 1956 - January 1, 2015

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Louise W. Morris

January 6, 1928 - December 31, 2014

Louise Woodfield Morris died Wednesday, December 31, at Sunrise Assisted Living in Severna Park where she lived for the past 7 years, loved not only by her family, but by the staff and other residents. She was 86 years old. Born January 6, 1928 in Galesville, Md. to former Maryland legislator Albert W. Woodfield and Louise Hopkins, she grew up in Galesville and graduated from Southern High...
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Kermit Julian Mosley

August 1, 1935 - December 28, 2014

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Kermit Julian Mosley

August 1, 1935 - December 28, 2014

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Margaret P. Tidd

September 29, 1924 - December 28, 2014

TIDD, MARGARET P. “MUGGS”On Sunday, December 28, at her residence in Annapolis, Md. She is survived by her beloved husband Emmett, sons Mark and Kurt, two daughters-in-law, four grandchildren, and countless other relatives and friends. A longtime resident of Arlington, Va., she spent the last several years in Annapolis. Burial will follow at a later date at Arlington National...
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Ellen Smith Troutman

February 1, 1928 - December 27, 2014

Ellen Smith Troutman, age 86, died Saturday, December 27, in Annapolis. She was born in Wilmington, Delaware, and graduated from Goucher College. She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Dorothy Challenger, and her husbands, James F. Smith, Jr., and James S. Troutman. She is survived by her two children, James F. Smith, III and his wife Matalee of Denver, CO and her daughter, Ann C.S....
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Edward F. McDonough

July 1, 1922 - December 25, 2014

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George C. Shenk

December 25, 1925 - December 23, 2014

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Frances Delores Brown

July 31, 1917 - December 23, 2014

Frances Delores Brown (nee: Mewshaw) age 97, died peacefully under the care of Seasons Hospice on December 23, 2014. She was the last survivor of13 siblings residing in Glen Burnie, MD. She was preceded in death by her late husband, Robert E. Brown. Survivors include her son, Robert E. Brown, Jr.;daughters, Lynne B. Stefan and Leah B. Robertson; six grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.A...
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Mary K. Hallett

July 7, 1920 - December 22, 2014

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Svend Hansen

October 2, 1935 - December 20, 2014

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William Edmond Bouchal

August 8, 1933 - December 10, 2014

William E. Bouchal, “Bill” age 81, a devoted & loving husband, dad, grandfather and great grandfather died Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at his residence in Annapolis. Born in Washington, DC to the late Joseph and Eleanora Bouchal, Bill graduated from Annapolis High School in 1951 he then served in the US Army from 1953-1961. In 1963 Bill and his business partner started McNew...
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Frances B. Childs

February 15, 1917 - December 9, 2014

Frances Louise Brownfield Childs died at the age of 97 at Ginger Cove on December 9, 2014. Frances, affectionately known as Fran, was born in Morgantown, West Virginia on February 15, 1917 to the late Susan T. Brownfield and Harry J. Brownfield. She grew up there with her beloved brothers, Henry and David Brownfield. Frances attended Morgantown High School and the University of WVA...
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Alfred W. Britton

October 23, 1946 - December 4, 2014

Alfred William "Butch" Britton Jr. recently of Glen Burnie, passed away on December 4th, 2014. Born in Annapolis on October 23, 1946 to the late Alfred "Dutch" and Beatrice Britton. Growing up he had a passion for sports and played lacrosse, football, wrestling, and boxing. He graduated from Annapolis High School in 1964 and served in the Air Force from 1966-1969. Butch was...
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Wendell Barrett Hallett

January 3, 1920 - December 2, 2014

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Mary Cecelia Singer

December 16, 1923 - November 30, 2014

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Alice W. Sweeney

August 31, 1927 - November 25, 2014

Alice Josephine Williamson Sweeney, 87, Annapolis resident since 1970, died at her home on November 25 after suffering a stroke on November 7. Life-long "Old Army," she was born at Walter Reed Army Hospital, went to kindergarten at West Point, and grew up at Army posts from Texas to DC to Cape Cod. She was a loyal alumna of Holton-Arms School, Northampton School for Girls, and Smith...
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George R. Lucas

March 21, 1928 - November 25, 2014

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Roland Brandquist

September 18, 1937 - November 25, 2014

Captain Roland “Ron” Brandquist, U.S. Navy (Retired) died on November 25th at the Somerford Place in Annapolis, Maryland of complications from Alzheimer’s disease. He was 77 years old. Ron was born on September 18th, 1937, in Philadelphia, PA to Bror and Vera Brandquist, and raised in nearby Runnemede, NJ. He attended Audubon High School, where he lettered in Football, Baseball...
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James Edward Mundy

August 2, 1935 - November 25, 2014

James E. Mundy, “Jim” of Annapolis, MD died on Tuesday, November 25, 2014 at Anne Arundel Medical Center, he was 79. Born in Pennsylvania to the late Edward and Dorothy Mundy, Jim received his law degree from Seton Hall Law School in New Jersey. He was an Attorney in Washington, DC from 1970-1990. Jim and his wife, the late Christine Stollenberger owned and operated The Butcher...
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Garrett Earle Deane

November 8, 1921 - November 24, 2014

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Rhea Lewis

June 8, 1926 - November 23, 2014

Rhea Lewis, a longtime resident of Annapolis, died peacefully surrounded by her loved ones on November 23, 2014 at the age of 88. Rhea is survived by her three daughters; Wilda Apostol, Rhea Hunt, and Sandra Parr; a brother, Walter Berry; five grandchildren and ten great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her husband, James William Lewis Sr.; her son, James William Lewis Jr., her...
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James Blueford

July 25, 1942 - November 21, 2014

James Blueford Jim Blueford, a longtime resident of Anne Arundel County, passed away at AAMC on November 21, 2014. He was 72 years old. Jim was born in Annapolis, the son of Margaret and Maurice Blueford, and attended St. Mary's Grammar and High Schools. He was an altar boy at St. Mary's Church for many years and a paperboy for The Evening Capital. After high school he graduated from the...
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Lois Ann Elling

March 31, 1953 - November 20, 2014

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Maria McCallam

January 4, 1964 - November 18, 2014

Maria E. (nee Fassiadis)McCallam On November 18, 2014.Maria was a long time resident of Annapolis and a graduate of Annapolis High School. She loved music, especially the Beatles. She was an avid collector of memorabilia and loved traveling. She will be remembered for her love of laughter.Maria was the daughter of the late Apostolos and Frances Fassiadis. She is survived by her brother George...
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Louis B. McCaslin

October 29, 1925 - November 18, 2014

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Josephine B. Bembe

March 20, 1925 - November 18, 2014

Josephine Lucille Bove Bembe, age 89, died on Tuesday November 18, 2014, at her beloved home, surrounded by her family, friends and care-givers, after a sudden decline October 30. From her birth on March 20, 1925 in Annapolis, Maryland to her death there she was a true Annapolitan. Family, friends, school and church were of utmost importance to her. She touched those around her with her love,...
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Brigid Lickteig

March 31, 1942 - November 17, 2014

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Gertrude M. Witt-Reid

September 11, 1923 - November 16, 2014

Gertrude M. Witt-Reid (Gert), age 91 a lifelong resident of Annapolis, MD died on Sunday, November 16, 2014 at Anne Arundel Medical Center. Born to the late William and Susanna Leitch, she graduated from Annapolis Senior High School in 1942.Following high school, Gert spent her entire career as a cashier for Safeway at both the West & Calvert Street location and later at the Bay Ridge...
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Patricia Ann McMullen

September 23, 1958 - November 15, 2014

Patricia A. McMullen (Pati) age 56, passed away quietly, on Saturday, November 15th at Anne Arundel Medical Center. She was suffering from lung cancer.Pati was born in New Jersey, September 23, 1958. She leaves behind her husband, Keith; her son, James; her mother and father, Elaine and Alfred Grabinski of Buffalo Junction, Virginia; a brother, Alfred of New Jersey, a sister, Donna of...
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Evelyn Bergen

November 5, 1918 - November 12, 2014

Evelyn Bergen, 96, of Annapolis, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, November 12, 2014. She was surrounded by her loving family as she passed at Anne Arundel Medical Center.Mrs. Bergen, married to the late Theodore T. Parkinson and then to the late Harry Bergen, Jr., was a lifetime member of the Women of the Moose Chapter 661 of Annapolis. She was also a member of Calvary United Methodist...
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Margaret L. Hirstius

September 19, 1933 - November 11, 2014

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Stephen William Everett

December 8, 1956 - November 10, 2014

Stephen William Everett of Annapolis, Maryland, age 57, passed away suddenly from natural causes on November 10. Steve was born to Huber and Helen Everett in Michigan, where he spent his early years before moving to California. He graduated from Notre Dame High School in Sherman Oaks, California and went on to obtain a degree from San Jose State University. Steve soon began his career in the...
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Hilda Farr Montgomery

September 24, 1923 - November 8, 2014

Hilda Farr Montgomery left this world on November 8th 2014. Hilda was a well known Annapolitan, having owned and operated Annapolis Message Center on West Street for many years with her late husband Henry Taylor Montgomery. She was a founding member of Zonta Club Annapolis, part of a global organization of executives and professionals working together to advance the status of women worldwide...
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Joseph T. Atwell

February 16, 1921 - November 2, 2014

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Ralph F. GAMBONE

February 17, 1924 - November 2, 2014

Ralph F. Gambone, age 90 of Annapolis, Maryland died unexpectedly on November 2, 2014.A resident of Annapolis for more than 40 years, Mr. Gambone was born in Norristown, PA to the late Salvatore Gambone and Pasqualina Volpe and graduated from Allentown HS in 1942.In 1943 Ralph enlisted in the US Navy and went to boot camp in Sampson, NY. From there he went on to the Navy School of Music in...
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Ralph Henry Jacobson

December 31, 1931 - November 1, 2014

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Robert Omer Reynolds

December 30, 1944 - October 31, 2014

Robert ReynoldsRobert Omer Reynolds, III (age 69) of Fort Ashby, WV, formerly of Arnold, MD, died at Winchester Medical Center in VA on Friday, October 31 following a brief illness. Born in Annapolis, MD to the late Robert O. Reynolds, Jr. and Catherine Trott, Mr. Reynolds graduated from Severna Park HS in 1963 and joined the US Air Force where he remained until his retirement in 1984. ...
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Emily Clark

October 30, 1923 - October 29, 2014

Emily Wilson Clark (age 90)On October 29, 2014 Emily Wilson Clark beloved wife of the late William A. Clark, Jr. Emily was born in New Rochelle, NY on October 30, 1923. Daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Leland D. Wilson . After graduating from Virginia Tech in 1943 she worked at Glen L. Martin until 1945 and eventually worked for the Anne Arundel County Planning and Zoning Department until her...
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James F. Baldwin

May 20, 1934 - October 28, 2014

James French Baldwin, Jr. born May 20th, 1934 in Boston, Mass. to Marie-Louise Vondermuhll of Montclair, NJ and James Baldwin of Boston, passed peacefully Oct. 28th in the care of his family in Annapolis, MD. Jay leaves us a legacy of charm and generosity of spirit. He is fondly remembered by his many friends as a welcoming host, trusted confidante, avid sailor, and consummate gentleman. In his...
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Bruce Allen

May 12, 1925 - October 25, 2014

At the end of World War II, Bruce Allen was thrilled to be on the train to Oxford University. As the Army sent soldiers to study at colleges across Europe, Bruce, a born scholar, could not believe his luck that his destination was to be the grandfather of all English-speaking scholarly institutions…until, to his surprise and dismay, his train went to a college in Wales, instead. No one...
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Paul Henry Anderson

February 10, 1929 - October 24, 2014

Paul Henry Anderson, Sr., 85, of Crownsville passed away peacefully on Friday, October 24, 2014 at Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis, MD after a brave battle with congestive heart failure. He was born on February 10, 1929 in Mechanicsville, MD. He loved to cook and enjoyed watching home improvement and cooking shows and collecting recipes. He also enjoyed telling stories of his travels...
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Marjorie H. Nesbitt

October 23, 2014

Marjorie died on October 23, 2014 after suffering from Alzheimer’s for the last 13 years. Marjorie was born in New York City on May 12, 1928 and was the only child of Arthur and Mae Harnisch. As an only child, Marjorie’s parents focused all their attention on her, which lead to a series of nicknames: Marcy, Mickey, Mick and later in life Marge. By whatever name Marjorie had a strong...
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Patricia Lavonne Aiken

May 27, 1922 - October 21, 2014

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Amy Diane Geissinger

March 9, 1929 - October 19, 2014

Amy Diane Geissinger, Colonel Retired United States Army, was originally from Pennsylvania. She was commissioned in the U.S. Army Nurses Corps in 1954 and served for 24 years. Col. Geissinger’s total nursing experience of 31 years had an emphasis in public health. She attained a Bachelor of Science in Nursing Education from the University of Pennsylvania and a Master’s in Public...
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Erica Barbera

May 21, 1983 - October 16, 2014

Erica Barbera, 31, passed away on October 16, 2014 after a sudden illness. She was born in Hammond, Indiana, and lived in South Bend before moving to Annapolis at age eight. She attended Annapolis High School, and then participated in Providence Center programs for the past ten years. Erica was a child of goodness and grace, despite her fears and anxieties. By her charming smile,...
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Daryl E. Platt

April 18, 1939 - October 14, 2014

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Raymond E. Machoian

November 16, 1933 - October 14, 2014

Raymond died October 14, 2014 after a short but intense battle with cancer. He survived his initial bout with colon cancer in 2009. Ray, was born on November 16, 1933. He enjoyed his youth growing up in the Philippines and Japan where he graduated from the American High School of Tokyo. Upon returning to the States he enlisted in the Air Force in 1954. He then continued his education at the...
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Linda L. Spell

September 8, 1943 - October 13, 2014

Linda Lee Spell, a 23 year resident of Riva Trace, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family, in Annapolis on October 13 at age 71. She suffered from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) for two years, succumbing from complications suddenly after a brief hospitalization.Linda was born on Sept. 8, 1943 in Baltimore to the late Millicent and Robert G. Hall. She attended schools in...
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Sidney Gibbs Oaksmith

May 30, 1955 - October 9, 2014

COL (Ret) Sidney G. Oaksmith COL (Ret) Sidney G. Oaksmith was born in Annapolis, Maryland on 30 May 1955, the son of Billy and Grace Oaksmith. After a long battle with esophageal cancer, Sid went to be with the Lord on 9 October 2014. He graduated from Annapolis Senior High School in 1973 and attended Florida Southern College in Lakeland, Florida where he joined Army ROTC. COL (Ret) Oaksmith...
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Robert O. Foernsler

March 21, 1923 - October 6, 2014

Robert O. (Bob) Foernsler, 91, a 44-year resident of Arnold, MD and a past resident of Jamaica, New York died of natural causes on October 7, 2014. Born March 21, 1923, in Queens, New York, the son of the late Otto M. and Josephine (Rieck) Foernsler. Bob graduated from John Adams High School in January 1940. He attended Queens College in Flushing, NY until he enlisted in the Army Air Corps ...
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Dorothy A. Bove

January 10, 1924 - October 3, 2014

Dorothy A. Bove, 90, a lifetime resident of Annapolis, died peacefully at home Friday October 3, 2014 surrounded by her family.Born January 10, 1924 in Annapolis, Maryland, Dorothy attended St. Mary’s Elementary School and Annapolis Senior High School. She was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church. Dorothy enjoyed spending time with her family, playing Bingo and cards. She was an...
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Betty E. Whelan

November 13, 1923 - September 30, 2014

Mary Elizabeth "Betty" Whelan, a retired registered nurse who served in the U.S. Cadet Nurse Corps during World War II and later was a religious education teacher, died on September 30 of pneumonia at Anne Arundel Medical Center following a five-month struggle with cardiopulmonary disease. She was 90. Born Mary Elizabeth Malstrom, she was one of 10 children of the late William and...
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Theresa Sharyn Steffey

February 26, 1947 - September 29, 2014

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Mary Young

December 28, 1942 - September 28, 2014

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Kathleen M. Hansen

January 18, 1945 - September 26, 2014

Kathleen (Kate) Mary Hansen, long-time resident of Annapolis, died on September 26, 2014, at Anne Arundel Medical Center following a hard-fought battle with cancer. She was 69.Kate was born on January 18, 1945, in Brooklyn, New York, to Joseph and Eileen Algina. She married the late Daniel J. Hansen, III in 1965, and together they raised three surviving children: Daniel J. Hansen, IV and his...
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Cindy Marie Dove

May 15, 1961 - September 25, 2014

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Patricia D. Rogers

March 15, 1927 - September 22, 2014

Patricia Dickinson Rogers passsed away peacefully on September 22, 2014 at her home in The Reserve of Heritage Harbour. Patricia, known to her friends as Patsy, was born in Philadelphia, PA March 15, 1927, the daughter of Dr. Everett H. and Margaret Devaney Dickinson. She moved to Annapolis in 1941, attended Annapolis High School, graduating in 1944, and later attended Fleet Business School in...
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