So. Maryland Obituary Announcements
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Gantt, Abraham
Birth: Friday, August 19, 1927 in Calvert County Maryland
Death: Saturday, October 12, 2013 at the age of 86
Laid to Rest: Friday, October 18, 2013 in the Chesapeake Highlands Memorial Gardens, Port Republic, Maryland
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Abraham "Baby Boy" Gantt was born on August 19, 1927 in Calvert County Maryland to the late Alexander Gantt and Nettie Gross-Commodore and benefited greatly from the rearing and guidance of his step-mother the late Mary Gantt. He was called home to be with the Lord on Saturday, October 12, 2013 at the Heritage Nursing Home in Solomons, MD.

Abraham was educated in the Prince Frederick school system. He worked as a tobacco sharecropper for many years and also as a laborer for the Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant in Lusby Maryland, where he was forced to retired on disability. He was a member of Calvary United Church in Sunderland, MD.

Abraham married the late Katie Marie Brooks in 1947 and from this union they were blessed with thirteen wonderful children, four of whom preceded him in death (Phillip, Robert, Brenda, and Leonard). He loved to talk and loved to tell the news of the town. His favorite saying was "If you don't know, ask."

"Baby Boy" had quite the reputation in the county in his younger years but was met with God's grace and accepted Jesus Christ as His personal Lord and Savior and was not ashamed to make it known. He had the gift of helping people (such as taxiing people to various places as they needed),he also loved the hymns of old.

Abraham married Emma Louise Stepney on June 11, 1996. For her he was a loving and caring provider. She loved and cared compassionately for him until his death.

He leaves to cherish: his wife, Emma Louise; three daughters, Carolyn Sterling (Bucas,III) of Clinton, MD, Marilyn Mackall (Wayne) of Prince Frederick, MD, Lori Jones (Tyrone, Sr.) of Lusby, MD; six sons, Monroe Sr. Oswego, N.Y., Alvin (Rose) of Lexington Park, MD., Mervin of Lusby, MD, James of Point Lookout, MD, Melvin of Springfield, Virginia, Kevin of Capitol Heights, MD; daughters-in- law, Margaret and Madeline Gantt of Prince Frederick, MD; 32 Grandchildren, 30 great grandchildren and a host of great-great grandchildren; his brother, Charles (Linda) Gantt of Waldorf, MD; sisters, Theresa Miles (Emile) of Oxnard, California, Helen (Oscar) Commodore of Upper Marlboro, MD, Edith (Harry) Commodore of St. Leonard, MD., Margaret Chase of Oxon Hill, MD, Vivian (Charles) Summerville of Hyattsville, MD, Marcellus Ingram of Clinton, MD, and Ruth Reynolds of St. Leonard, MD, his best friend Donald Barnes, and a great host of nephews, nieces, other relatives and friends.

Arrangements provided by Sewell Funeral Home.

Estacion, Shelly Kay
Birth: Friday, October 18, 1968 in Le Mars, Iowa
Residence: Leonardtown, Maryland
Death: Friday, October 11, 2013 at the age of 44
Laid to Rest: Thursday, October 17, 2013 in the St. Aloysius Catholic Church Cemetery, Leonardtown, Maryland
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Shelly Kay Estacion, 44, of Leonardtown, MD died October 11, 2013 in her home surrounded by her loving family. Born October 18, 1968 in Le Mars, IA she is the daughter of Michael A. Hall and Patricia Kass Hall of Camarillo, CA.

Shelly graduated from Luverne High School in Luverne, MN, in 1987. She earned her Bachelor's Degree from California Luthern University in Business; always making the Dean's List.

On October 10, 1992, she married her beloved husband, Richard A. Estacion, in Camarillo, CA. Together they spent twenty-one wonderful years together.

She taught piano lessons for 16 years, sharing her love for music with so many. In addition to teaching, Shelly was also a composer. She had her beautiful piano compositions recorded and released on CD. Shelly also became a Master in Tea Know Do by earning her fourth degree black belt, as well as becoming the sparing and board-breaking champion for the Black Belt Academy. She was an avid golfer, earning the longest drive and closest to the pin awards. She was a member of Breton Bay Golf and Country Club. Additionally, she tap danced at Gracie's Guys and Gals dance studio for many years, and performed in Disney World.

Shelly was an active member of St. Aloysius Choir and was a Cantor for the past seven years. She also taught religious education to children of the parish. Additionally, Shelly enjoyed acting, as she appeared several times in the "House of Cards" television series. However, her greatest love was for her family; she enjoyed travelling to California to visit her family and friends; but most of all she enjoyed doing things with her husband and children. She had a contagious smile, was warm and caring, and everything she did, she did with all her passion and love.

In addition to her parents and husband, Shelly is survived by her children, Samantha Brooke Estacion, Jake Richard Estacion and Christina Olivia Estacion, all of Leonardtown, MD; her brother and his wife, Chad and Wanda Hall; her in-laws, Abby & Carlene Estacion; her brothers-in-law and wives, Mark and Linda Estacion, and Scott and Rachael Estacion; and her many aunts, uncles, cousins and extended family.

Family will receive friends for Shelly's Life Celebration on Wednesday, October 16, 2013 from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., with prayers and the rosary at 7:00 p.m., in the Brinsfield Funeral Home, 22955 Hollywood Road, Leonardtown, MD 20650. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Rev. John Dakes and Rev. David Beaubien on Thursday, October 17, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Aloysius Catholic Church, 22800 Washington Street, Leonardtown, MD 20650. Serving as pallbearers will be Chad Hall, Brain Kass, Steve Kass, Mark Estacion, and Scott Estacion.

Arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., Leonardtown, MD.

Reeb, Irvin Howard, Sr.
Birth: Monday, May 15, 1922
Death: Friday, October 11, 2013 at the age of 91
Laid to Rest: Monday, October 21, 2013 in the Crownsville Veterans Cemetery, Crownsville, Maryland
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Heard, Joseph Peter
Birth: Tuesday, January 12, 1926 in Leonardtown, Maryland
Residence: Hollywood, Maryland
Death: Friday, October 11, 2013 at the age of 87
Laid to Rest: Wednesday, October 16, 2013 in the Charles Memorial Gardens, Leonardtown, Maryland
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Joseph "Joe" Peter Heard, 87, of Hollywood, MD passed away on October 11, 2013 in Hollywood, MD. Born on January 12, 1926 in Leonardtown, MD, he was the loving son of the late James Kenny and Rosie Cecelia Stone Heard.

Joe is preceded in death by his loving wife Teresa Evangeline Abell Heard whom he married in Leonardtown, MD on June 21, 1948, and preceded him in death on March 16, 1999.

He is survived by his daughter's; Linda Bean, Debbie Wallace, and Darlene Davis all of Hollywood, MD, 12 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren, and 1 great-great-grandchild.

He was preceded in death by baby boy Heard, siblings; Kenny Heard, Mary Brooks, Catherine Dorsey, Violet Lathroum, Frank Heard, Walter Gatton, Eloise Harris, John Heard, Edith Norris, and Marie Lathroum, also preceded in death by his best friend Larry Schreiber, Jr.

Joe attended St. Mary's County elementary school, and graduated on June 14, 1940, he was a lifelong resident of St. Mary's County. Joe was the owner operator of the Esso Gas Station in Leonardtown, and the Exxon Gas Station in Hollywood, MD, he retired in 1995 after 55 years. Joe served in the United States Army from April 26, 1947 to April 25, 1950 serving in the Korean War. Joe was a member of the Hollywood Optimist Club; he enjoyed fishing, gardening, and woodworking.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday, October 15, 2013 from 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM with prayers recited at 6:45 PM in the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home, Leonardtown, MD. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, October 16, 2013 at 10:00 AM in St. Aloysius Catholic Church, Leonardtown, MD. with Father David Beaubien officiating. Interment will follow in Charles Memorial Gardens, Leonardtown, MD . Pallbearers will be; Brian Bean, Sean Bean, Michael Wallace, Jr., Randy Wallace, Andy Wallace, and Gary Davis. Honorary Pallbearers will be: Jamie Bean, Connor Bean, Mickey Buckler, Joey Buckler, Ashley Buckler, and Drew Wallace.

Contributions may be made to the Hollywood Vol. Rescue Squad P.O. Box 79 Hollywood, MD 20636, and/or Hospice House of St. Mary's, P.O. Box 625, Leonardtown, MD 20650.

Arrangements provided by Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home, P.A., Leonardtown, MD.

Bonewitz, Kathleen Marie
Birth: Thursday, August 26, 1943 in Duluth, Minnesota
Residence: Mechanicsville, Maryland
Death: Friday, October 11, 2013 at the age of 70
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Kathleen Marie Bonewitz, 70, of Mechanicsville, MD passed away on October 11, 2013 at her residence. Born August 23, 1943 in Duluth, MN she was the beloved daughter of the late Myrtle Knutson Westling and Albert E. Westling.

Loving mother of Kenneth (June) Bonewitz of Round Rock, TX, Kristine (Tom) Rudowsky of Lexington Park, MD, and Karolyn (Francis) Clarke of Mechanicsville, MD, sister of Marianne Lundgren of Austin, TX, and grandmother of Katie, Tommy, Linnea, and Joey.

A Memorial Service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of St. Mary's, P.O. Box 625, Leonardtown, MD 20650.

Arrangements provided by the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home, P.A., Leonardtown, MD .

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