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|Bookwalter, Marion Eugene
Birth: 1948-06-04 in Mount Union, Pennsylvania
|Marion "Bookie" Eugene Bookwalter, 66, of Mechanicsville, MD died peacefully on October 21, 2014. Born on June 4, 1948 in Mount Union, Pennsylvania he was the son of the late Junior Miles and Betty Tate Bookwalter.|
Marion loved to fish and hunt. He enjoyed riding his four wheeler and visiting his neighbors. He was also known as the local weatherman, always staying informed on the weather.
Marion is survived by his wife, Mary Bookwalter, his children, Billy Bookwalter (Willa) of Mechanicsville, MD, Danni Sue Quade of Pennsylvania, Amy Lee Howell (Paul) of Lusby, MD, Rebecca Ann Bookwalter of Mechanicsville, MD, David Marion Bookwalter (Crystal) of Mechanicsville, MD and thirteen grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Marion is preceded in death by his parents, a brother and sister.
A memorial service will be held on November 1, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at the Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, 27108 Mt. Zion Church Road, Mechanicsville, MD. A reception will follow in the church hall.
Arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., Leonardtown, MD.
|Rock, Robert Hughes
|Robert H. Rock, 77, of California, MD passed away on October 21, 2014 surrounded by his loving family after a long bout with cancer. Robert was born in Greenfield, MA on January 2, 1937, the son of the late Clifford M. and Margie (Hughes) Rock.|
He attended Elementary School in Erving Center and was a graduate of Turners Falls High School, class of 1955. Upon graduation, he entered the Navy as an Airman Recruit and retired honorably as a Chief Petty Officer in 1974. During his naval career, Bob served in a variety of positions, including Night check Maintenance Supervisor for P-3 aircraft, Aircrew on P-3 series aircraft, and was instrumental in establishing a fleet training program for P-3 maintenance personnel. Among his awards included the Navy Commendation Medal, Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Medal, and Meritorious Unit Commendation ribbon.
After retiring from the Navy, he went to work in the private sector with Tracor on the TSC program. Eighteen months later he reentered government service and went to work at the ASW R&M Department. He retired from civil service as a GS13 in 1994 and consulted until 1998 to NAVAIRSYSCOM on P3 FMS cases for Korea and Pakistan.
He is survived by his loving wife, Sandra of 54 years, son Robert and wife Dawn of Mechanicsville, Michael and his wife Kimberly of Hollywood and grandchildren Victoria, Elizabeth, Kyle, and Conner. Also survived by his sister Sandra Hoskin of Asheville, NC. and sisters-in-law Bonnie (Francis) O'Sullivan of Greenfield, MA; Diane (Charlie) Rinehart and Kristie (John) Yarasavych of Lake Worth, FL and nieces and nephews.
Bob was a diehard Red Sox fan and enjoyed golf and perennial flower gardening. He was a member of the FRA, a Master Mason, member of the Scottish Rite 32 degree and Boumi Temple Shrine A.A.O.N.M.S.
Family will receive visitors on Thursday, October 30, 2014 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. with a Masonic Service at 7:00 p.m. at the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., 22955 Hollywood Rd., Leonardtown, MD 20650. A funeral service will be held at Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A. on October 31, 2014 at 11:00 am.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that any donations be made to Southern Maryland Animal Welfare League (SMAWL), P.O. Box 1232 Leonardtown, MD 20650.
Arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P. A., Leonardtown, MD.
|Hall, Roger D.
Birth: 1947-04-03 in McDowell County, West Virginia
|Roger D. Hall, 67, of Lusby, MD passed on Monday October, 20, 2014 in Washington, DC. Born in McDowell County, WV he was a son of the late Willie C. and Billie (Bowman) Hall. |
He was a veteran having served in the United States Marine Corps. He worked for Calvert County Government for many years, retiring in 2009 from the Court Assessors office.
He enjoyed attending classic car shows, his artwork, reading, watching movies, and listening to Motown music.
He is survived by his brother John C. Hall(Betty), a niece Krissy Karbett and a nephew Robert C. Hall, and his two loving companions, his dogs, Toto and Mugsy.
Memorial contributions in his name may be made to the Calvert County Animal Welfare League, P.O. Box 1660, Prince Frederick, MD 20678. Arrangements provided by Lee Funeral Home.
|VanBellen, Leo W.
|A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Friday, October, 24, 2014 at 11:00AM in Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, with Father Marco Schad officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.|
The family will receive friends on Thursday, October 23, 2014 from 5:00PM to 8:00PM with prayers recited at 7:30PM in the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home, Leonardtown, MD.
|Heiston, Dennis Stuart
Birth: 1970-06-04 in Washington, D.C.
|Dennis Stuart Heiston, age 44, of Sunderland, MD passed away October 20, 2014 at his residence. Dennis was born June 4, 1970 in Washington, D.C. to Donna (Wildman) and Lawrence W. Heiston. |
He was raised in District Heights, MD and attended Mt. Calvary Catholic School and Bishop McNamara High School, graduating in 1988. He was an Explorer Scout in his youth with the District Heights Police Department and after high school was employed with the Riverdale Police Department as a dispatcher. He later began working with the P.G. County Police Department where he rose to Assistant Operations Manager with the Public Safety Communications Division.
He married Colette Rohan December 10, 1999 and they resided in Owings until moving to Sunderland. He was a member of Jesus the Good Shepherd Parish in Owings, a member of the Knights of Columbus, and a pack leader with Cub Scouts Pack 789. In his leisure time Dennis enjoyed the outdoors, including hunting and camping. He was a fan of NASCAR and the Washington Redskins, and loved spending time with family, especially his three children.
Dennis is survived by his wife Colette (Rohan) Heiston, son Dillon S. Heiston, daughter Brooke A. Heiston and son Garrett W. Heiston; parents Donna (Wildman) and Lawrence Heiston of Brandywine; and a brother L. Wayne Heiston, Jr. of Chesapeake Beach.
Arrangements provided by Rausch Funeral Home.
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