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|McCann, Edward Vincent, III
Birth: 1950-08-18 in Nyack, New York
|Edward Vincent McCann III, age 62, of Chesapeake Beach, MD passed away September 19, 2012 at his home. Edward was born August 18, 1950 in Nyack, NY to Edna Grace (Capone) and Edward McCann. He was raised and received his early education in Bergen County, NJ. |
He married Meryl Mastropasqua on September 7, 1974 in Prattsville, NY. The couple moved to Warwick, NY, Pittsburg, PA and Newport News, VA.
Edward obtained a Masters of Physics degree and was a nuclear and electrical engineer. While in Newport News he was employed by Newport News Shipbuilders. He moved to Huntingtown, MD in 1991 and Chesapeake Beach in 1996. Edward was employed at Calvert Cliffs nuclear power plant for 15 years, retiring in 2006. He then took a position with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission until his illness forced his retirement.
He is survived by his wife Meryl McCann; a daughter Kimberly Barker and her husband Josiah Barker of Norfolk, VA; a son Travis E. McCann of McHenry, MD; a granddaughter Annabelle Marie Barker; and a sister Susan Legge of St. Louis, MO.
Arrangements provided by Rausch Funeral Home.
Saturday, September 29, 2012
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Rausch Funeral Home - Owings
8325 Mount Harmony Lane
Owings MD 20736
|Witter, Nellie Ann
Birth: 1928-02-02 in Litwar, West Virginia
|Nellie Ann Witter of Waldorf, MD, died on Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, MD. She was 84 years old. Born on February 2, 1928 in Litwar, WV, she was the daughter of the late Laura May and Posey Gentry. |
She attended and graduated from high school in Norfolk, VA, Class of 1947. She worked for 30 years in the retail industry with the last eight years at the Walmart in La Plata.
A mother and wife, Nellie had an unwavering faith in God. Known for her ease in frequent conversation with even total strangers, some may be surprised to learn of the extreme shyness of her youth. Yet even as a child, she possessed a contagious smile and an entertaining sense of humor. Throughout her life, she maintained a sweet and simple demeanor that won the trust and hearts of many, who even now are being changed by her witness of constant nurturing love and faith. Her signature gift of joy, shown through her constant smiling, laughter, will never be forgotten.
The family is deeply grateful for the outpouring of love, prayers, and support of our angel that lived, laughed, and loved.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her siblings Roy Gentry, Posey Gentry Jr., Everett Gentry, Walter Gentry, and Emma Wyrick. She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Vernon Everett Witter; her children David Witter, Vernon E. Witter Jr. and his wife Lisa, James L. Witter and his wife Christine; her grandchildren Courtney, Megan, Jeffrey and Abigail; her brother Ray Gentry.
Visitation will be held on Monday, September 24, 2012 from 2PM to 4PM and from 6PM to 8PM at the Raymond Funeral Chapel, 5635 Washington Avenue, La Plata, MD 20646. A funeral service will held on Tuesday, September 25, 2012 beginning at 10AM at the Raymond Funeral Service with Rev. Mark Roberson officiating. Interment will be held at Fort Lincoln Cemetery in Brentwood, MD.
Memorial contributions may be made to the RBC Ministries (formerly Radio Bible Class) C/O Mart De Haan, PO Box 2222, Grand Rapids, MI 49501.
Arrangements provided by Raymond Funeral Service.
|Veitch, Michael Morton
Birth: 1948-04-30 in Washington, DC
|Michael Morton Veitch, 64 of Lexington Park, MD died September 18, 2012 at his home surrounded by his family. Born April 30, 1948 in Washington, DC, he was the son of the late Dr. Fletcher P. Veitch and the late Marian Morton Veitch.|
On June 9, 1973 he married Pamela Veitch at Sotterley Plantation in Hollywood where his mother Marian was a docent for 25 years.
He is survived by his wife, Pamela Jen Veitch; his three sons, Gavin Veitch (Marianne) and grand-baby Callan Isabelle of Mechanicsville, VA, Kyle Veitch (Nicole) of Athens, GA and Brett Veitch of Athens, GA; and a brother, Fletcher P. Veitch (Patricia) of Points, WV.
A graduate of DeMatha Catholic High School in 1966, he graduated from the University of Maryland in 1970 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Microbiology. He attended the University of New Hampshire for one year and came back to Maryland to work at the University of Maryland Veterinary Science Department. He was accepted into Veterinary School at the University of Georgia in 1974 and graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree in 1978. Dr. Veitch began his Veterinary career at Tidewater Veterinary Hospital in Charlotte Hall, MD working under Dr. Bud Virts and Dr. Clarence Little who were both instrumental in his career. He reconnected with Dr. David G. Langford (Diane) and the two became partners and friends and founded Three Notch Veterinary Hospital in Hollywood, MD where Dr. Veitch continued to work for 33 years providing compassionate care for sick and injured animals.
During that time he served in many community activities including Board of Directors/U.S. Navy League, Patuxent River Chapter, Board of Directors, St. Mary's Hospital where he served as Vice President for 3 years and chaired many committees. He served as an officer on the board of St. Mary's Youth Lacrosse Club for 10 years and was instrumental with others in bringing the sport of boys and girls Lacrosse to the Public High Schools of St. Mary's County.
Dr. Veitch spent all his summers while growing up at his family cottage and property on the Chesapeake Bay called "Green Gates" located in Hermanville, MD. It was there that he developed the love for the bay and nature. He had a wide variety of interests including boating, fishing, snow skiing, scuba diving, mountain biking, golf, woodworking, music and playing guitar and anything else he could do with his hands.
Dr. Veitch was a lifelong member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and several other professional groups. He was co-chairman of the Northern New England Veterinary Alpine Symposium held at the Balsams in Dixville Notch, NH for 20 years…providing continuing education for Veterinarians.
Pam, his wife of 39 years remembers Mike as the most amazing husband, father and friend. Many Caribbean trips, trips to Australia, Bali, scuba diving, dinner parties with friends and laughing in the pool bonded the two for life. He was perfect in every way, even though he couldn't dance!
An "I'm Still Awake Wake" was held for his family and close friends in August and at his request no Memorial Service will be held.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of St. Mary's, P.O. Box 625, Leonardtown, MD 20650.
Arrangements made by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., Leonardtown, MD.
|Robbins, Robert Kent
Birth: 1939-04-06 in Elkton, Maryland
|Robert Kent Robbins, Sr., 73 of Bushwood, MD passed away on September 18, 2012 at the Taylor Farm Assisted Living Facility. Robert was born on April 6, 1939 in Elkton, MD to the late John O. Robbins and Marie (Justis) Robbins.|
Robert was a graduate of Millville High School in Millville, NJ. In 1965 Robert began his career at the ACME Market where he was employed for over thirty years. He started out as a butcher and later managed the meat department.
Robert was a Mason of the Masonic Shekinah Lodge #58. He was a member of the Second United Methodist Church in Millville. Robert was passionate about animals and enjoyed spending time fishing and gardening.
Robert is survived by his daughter, Staci Miller (Ray) of Kingston, PA.; his sisters, Shirley Taylor (Sherman) of Millville, NJ, Joan Ritchie (Dale) of Leonardtown, MD, Cindy Spinnato of Millville, NJ; his brother, John Robbins (Roseanna) of Tampa Bay, FL; and his grandchildren, Amanda, Stephen, Joshua, and Michael.
Funeral services will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, September 22, 2012 in the Christy Funeral Home, 11 W. Broad Street, Millville. There will be a viewing from 9 to 10:30 a.m. on Saturday in the funeral home. Burial will be in Greenwood Memorial Park, Millville.
Arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., Leonardtown, MD.
|Cummings, Walter Huston, Jr.
Birth: 1943-08-01 in Washington, DC
|Walter H. Cummings Jr., 69, passed away on Tuesday September 18, 2012 at Civista Medical Center, La Plata, MD. Born in Washington, DC he was a son of the late Walter H. and Olive V. (Thorne) Cummings. |
He was a United States Navy Veteran. He was employed as a security contractor for the U.S. Government.
He is survived by two daughters, one brother, and eight grandchildren.
Arrangements provided by Lee Funeral Home.
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