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|Stiles, Betty Irene
Birth: 1927-05-14 in Barnesville, Ohio
|Bette Irene (Carpenter) Feeley Stiles, 87, of Mechanicsville, MD, died July 29, 2014 at Hospice House of St. Mary's in Callaway, MD. She was born in Barnesville, Ohio on May 14, 1927, daughter of Arthur and Alberta (Wood) Carpenter. |
She moved to Washington, D.C after WWII to work as a bookkeeper. Bette was blessed to be married twice to gentle, loving men who cherished her. She was married to John D. Feeley for more than 25 years, living in Riverdale and Beltsville, MD. Several years after his death, she married William J. Stiles of Laurel, MD and they celebrated their 25th anniversary in 2007.
She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother to her eight children and stepchildren, 17 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren who cherish her memory. She took great pride in her family and her home. Bette loved to sew and read and was an avid gardener, known for her beautiful flower and rose garden at her home in Maryland City. She worked in the U. of Maryland Bursar's Office for more than a decade before retiring in 1984 to enjoy her family, home and garden and to travel.
Bette is survived by daughters April (Francis) Mazzeo of Northridge, CA; Deborah (Charles) Shirley of Mechanicsville, MD; son John (Linda) Feeley of Bowie, MD; daughters Christine (Mark) Johnson of Valley Center, CA; and Elizabeth (Eric) Coon of Laurel, MD; stepdaughter Gail (John) Myszka of Snow Hill, MD and by her numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by husbands John Feeley and William Stiles, stepdaughter Joan (Sherman) Domfort and stepson Lee Roy (Marilyn) Stiles.
Service at Cheltenham Veterans Chapel at 11:00 a.m. on August 14, 2014. Interment at Cheltenham Veterans Cemetery. 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 Brinsfield Funeral Home.
|Sinsel, Edward Paul, Jr.
|Edward Paul Sinsel Jr., of La Plata, MD died on July 29, 2014 at his residence. He was 81 years old.|
Paul was a Senior Protection Officer and Chief Electrician, among other jobs, for 25 years with the General Services Administration (GSA) and was a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in La Plata, MD. He served as an Engineering Program Manager and Security Instructor for DynCorp International and Rusco Electronic Systems. He also performed as a part-time instructor at the Charles County Community College and served several terms on the Charles County Board of Fire and Rescue Commissioners.
He is the son of the late Edward Paul Sinsel Sr. and the late Gertrude Irene Cranford Sinsel. He is also predeceased by his brother, Donald F. Sinsel and his grandson, Nicholas Alan Sinsel. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Alice “Sweetie” Cooksey Sinsel; his son, Edward Alan Sinsel; his daughter, Caryn Daniele and her husband Larry; his granddaughter, Holly Garrison and her husband David; and his great-grandchildren, Clayton Garrison and Brooke Garrison.
Family and friends received on Monday, August 4, 2014 from 2-4PM and 6-8PM with a Prayer Service at 7PM at the Raymond Funeral Service Chapel, 5635 Washington Avenue, La Plata, MD 20646. Mass of Christian Burial on Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at 10AM at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 201 St. Mary’s Avenue, La Plata, MD 20646. Interment at the St. Charles Cemetery in Glymont, MD.
Memorials are asked to the Hospice of Charles County, 2505 Davis Road, Waldorf, MD 20603 or the American Cancer Society, Tribute Giving, 8400 Silver Crossing, Oklahoma City, OK 73132.
Arrangements provided by Raymond Funeral Service.
|Keller, Margaret Eleanor
|A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at 9:30 AM in Holy Face Catholic Church Great Mills, MD., with Father Joseph Calis officiating. Interment will follow in Charles Memorial Gardens Leonardtown, MD.|
The family will receive friends on Tuesday, July 29, 2014 from 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM with prayers recited at 7:00 PM in the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home Leonardtown, MD.
|Kolwey, Elizabeth Ann
Birth: 1936-11-04 in Kingwood, West Virginia
|Elizabeth Ann Kolwey, age 77, of Hollywood, MD passed away on July 28th, 2014 after a twenty year battle with Parkinson’s disease at the Hospice House in Callaway, MD. Betty Ann was born to Jim and Elizabeth (Greaser) Miller on November 4, 1936 in Kingwood, WV. Her mother died when she was two, and her father later remarried Anna (Loss) when Betty Ann was eight. Anna lovingly raised her thereafter.|
Betty Ann worked at the 1st National Bank in Morgantown, WV where she met Herman Kolwey. They were married on August 11, 1963 in Howesville, WV and moved to Lexington Park, MD. They recently celebrated their 50th Wedding Anniversary in August of 2013.
Betty Ann is survived by her husband, Herman, son Jimmy (Cindy Kolwey, and Daughter Sandy (Dave) Adams all of Hollywood, MD. Her grandchildren Daniel Kolwey, Cathie Kolwey and Sam Adams. She is also survived by her sisters Ginger (Charles) Shaw of Burke, VA and Chris (Frenchy) Choquette of Ramona, CA. In addition to her parents, she is predeceased by a sister and brother-in-law, Tilly and John Buric, of Gaithersburg, MD.
Betty Ann enjoyed spoiling her grandkids, square dancing, camping trips, painting, decoupage and arts & crafts. She was a member of the Craft Guild working at Cecil’s Old Mill and the Christmas Country Store. She also worked at Doug’s Hobby shop and went on to be an Owner/Operator of the Hoppy Shop.
The family will receive friends on Friday, August 1, 2014 from 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM with prayers recited by Father Keith Woods at 7:00 PM in the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home, Leonardtown, MD. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, August 2, 2014 at 10:00 AM in St. John’s Catholic Church with Father Ray Schmidt officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.
Contributions may be made to Hospice of St. Mary’s, P.O. Box 625, Leonardtown, MD 20650, St. John’s Catholic Church, 43927 St. John’s Road, Hollywood, MD 20636 and St. Joseph Catholic Church, 29119 Point Lookout Road, Morganza, MD 20660.
Arrangements provided by Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home.
|Kirk, Shannon Marie
Birth: 1982-11-25 in Washington, D.C.
|Shannon Marie Kirk, 31, of Chesapeake Beach passed away July 28, 2014. She was born November 25, 1982 in Washington, D.C. to Douglas Raymond Kirk and Bonnie Ellen (Aisquith) Kirk. |
Shannon was raised in Lothian and attended Lothian Elementary, Southern Middle and Southern High School, graduating in 2000. She was employed as a waitress in local restaurants. She enjoyed singing karaoke, animals and spending time with her daughter, Savannah.
Shannon was preceded in death by her father Douglas R. Kirk. She is survived by her mother Bonnie Wolfe, daughter Savannah Rae Kirk, both of Chesapeake Beach, grandfather William Aisquith of Bowie, grandmother Jean Cannon of Crossett, AR, and several aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
Arrangements provided by Rausch Funeral Home.
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