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|Burroughs, Winston Woodbury, Sr.
Birth: 1923-04-05 in Charlotte Hall, Maryland
|Winston W. Burroughs, 92, of Waldorf, MD passed away on July 26, 2015. He was born on April 5, 1923 in Charlotte Hall, MD to William and Mabel Burroughs. |
In addition to his beloved wife of 64 years, Rose Montgomery Burroughs, Winston is survived by his sons, Chuck (Debbie) Burroughs, Jimmy (Debbie) Burroughs, and daughter Barbara Jean (Ronnie) Wible, brother J. Donald Burroughs and sister Dorothea “Dotsy” Barber. He is survived by ten grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Winston “Duke” Burroughs, Jr., his sister Margaret “Lucky” Chenault and brother, W. Brewer Burroughs.
He was a ball turret gunner on a B-17 Bomber during World War II. Winston was wounded in action, receiving shrapnel wounds to his neck and back. On his twenty-third mission his plane was hit by anti-aircraft fire. He was forced to bail out over German-occupied France. He was captured by the Nazis and spent the next eleven months as a prisoner of war. In February 1945 he and thousands of Allied POWs were forced to march west for 82 days with little food and no shelter. On May 6, 1945 he was liberated by the British. He spent twenty-one days in a hospital in Belgium before returning home to the United States. For his service, he was awarded the Purple Heart Medal, Prisoner of War Medal, World War II Victory Medal, Good Conduct Medal and four Air Medals.
After being honorably discharged Winston worked at the Naval Research Lab and the Naval Oceanographic Office, retiring in 1979. Winston was a member of American Legion Post 238, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8674 and the Military Order of the Purple Heart. He was also a member of All Faith Episcopal Church, Charlotte Hall, Maryland.
Winston’s family wishes to recognize the care and support provided by the staff of Charlotte Hall Veterans Home and Hospice of St. Mary’s.
Family will receive friends for visitation on Wednesday, July 29 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Brinsfield Echols Funeral Home, 30195 Three Notch Rd, Charlotte Hall, MD 20622. A Funeral Service will be celebrated on Thursday, July 30 at 11 am at All Faith Episcopal Church, 38885 New Market Turner Rd, Charlotte Hall, MD 20622. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hospice of St. Mary’s or Charlotte Hall Veterans Home. Arrangements provided by Brinsfield Echols Funeral Home.
|Augustinos, Clyde Pearson
Birth: 1941-06-16 in Guilford, Maine
|Clyde Pearson Augustinos, 74, of Waldorf, MD passed away suddenly on July 25, 2015. Clyde was born June 16, 1941 in Guilford, ME. He was born to the late Peter Augustinos and Lois Pearson Augustinos. |
Clyde was retired with the US Postal Service and formally employed with Ogden Allied at the Capital Centre. He proudly served and enjoyed volunteering his time at The Greater Waldorf Jaycees.
He is survived by his former wife, Brenda Y. Augustinos; sons Gregory K. Augustinos and Michael K. Augustinos and daughter Kathleen Augustinos Prestipino (Anthony J. Prestipino); sister, Joyce E. Paul (Donald E. Paul Jr.); sister Avis A. Styles (Clyde (Rocky) Styles); brother Bruce W. Augustinos; nephew Bryon L. Augustinos; niece Alyssa (Nicole) Augustinos; grandchildren Jason C. Augustinos-Jamison, Jessica M. Prestipino, Amanda J. Prestipino and Anthony J. Prestipino; grand nieces Nikaylla M. Augustinos and Giana C. Augustinos, as well as cherished friends Jean E. Henshaw and Brian A. Berdeguez.
Family and friends are welcome to join in the celebration of Clyde's life at The Greater Waldorf Jaycees on Wednesday, July 29, 2015 from 12:00PM to 1:00PM with a reception to follow. Arrangements provided by Huntt Funeral Home.
|Orencia, Kevin Todd
Birth: 1978-12-03 in Rockville, Maryland
|Kevin Todd Orencia, 36 of Mechanicsville, MD passed away unexpectedly on July 25, 2015. He was born on December 3, 1978 in Rockville, MD. |
Beloved Son of Teresa Orencia, Mechanicsville, MD and the late Renaldo “Ronnie” Orencia. Grandson of Eddie and the late, Rosalee Reece of Mechanicsville, MD and the late Constantino and Mary Orencia.
Kevin is survived by his Mother, Teresa Orencia, Grandfather, Eddie Reece, daughter Brooke Mathews-Orencia of Hollywood, MD and son Shane Orencia of Mechanicsville, MD. Brother Christopher Orencia of Suwanee, Georgia, Sister Melinda Shakespeare of Harlem, Georgia. Many Aunts and Uncles, Janet Clements (Tony), Timmy Reece, Ralph “Buddy” Reece, Riccardo, Bruce and Vincent Orencia, Maria Windmueller, Melody Farris and many cousins and family members that loved him.
Kevin attended Leonardtown High School. He worked for Beltway Ironworks and was a very talented welder and could make some unique railings. He could do any project and helping his family was a labor of love. Kevin enjoyed the beach, fishing and crabbing but, mostly he loved spending time with his baby boy Shane.
Family will receive friends on Saturday, August 1st at 11:00 with a funeral service at 1:00 at the Arehart-Echols Funeral Home, La Plata, MD.
|Toon, Mary Elnedda
Birth: 1930-02-22 in Whiteville, North Carolina
|Mary Elnedda George Toon was born February 22, 1930 in Whiteville, NC, daughter to the late Archester Lennon and Carrie Levada George Lennon. She departed this life peacefully on July 25, 2015 at St Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown, MD. |
Mary was united in holy matrimony to the late Patrick Henry Toon in April of 1950. To this union were born six children. Born and raised in Whiteville, NC, Mary was educated in North Carolina Public School System.
After relocating to Lexington Park, MD, she began her career as a housekeeper, worked as a laundromat attendant, and a seafood handler. However, her true passion was taking care of others which led her to the "The Arc Of Southern Maryland” working with special needs persons for over 31 years until her retirement in 2011.
Mary accepted Christ at an early age and was baptized at the Mount Olive Baptist Church in Mount Olive, NC. Upon moving to Lexington Park, MD in 1953, she joined First Missionary Baptist Church. During her many years of service to the Lord she was a member of the Willing Workers, Missionary Ministry, Archangel and Unity choirs and the Sisterhood Ministry. She became a Deaconess and was also active in Sunday school, prayer service, and Bible study. Mary enjoyed her church, her beloved Washington Redskins and her two favorite Hollywood stars Tyler Perry and Oprah Winfrey.
She was predeceased by her husband, Patrick Henry Toon; her siblings, William “Buddy“ Lennon, Nellie Ruth Winston (Dabney Carr Winston), Shirley Jones (Landy Jones), Geraldine Lennon, Lillian McEachin, and Carrie Lewis; her son, James W. Toon Sr., daughter-in-law, (Edna Pinkney-Toon), and son-in-law, Brice Hall.
She leaves to cherish her sweet memory three daughters, Mary Larnice Hall, ReDahlia Marguerite Curtis, and Bonita Maria Smith (Mike); two sons, Patrick Lionel Toon and Maurice Owen Toon (Mae); one very special nephew whom she helped raise, Willie Eugene Lennon and a special daughter-in-law, Deborah Wilcox; three sisters, Betty Edwards Maxton; Jean Lennon and Sylvia Duncan; five brothers, Herman Lennon (Thomasenia), James Leroy Lennon (Lucille), Shady Lennon, Thomas Lennon (Jennie) and John Lennon (Theresa); one sister-in law, Sallie Lennon; nine granddaughters, Debora Pinkney, Sabrina Holloway, Sonja Lynn Bray Taylor, Marian Deon Toon, Renata Toon, Kendrea Grove, Jocelyn Toon, Lakieta Toon, and Daijah Toon; five grandsons, Thomas Pinkney, James W. Toon, Jr., Lamar M. Curtis, Alonzo Dent and Kyle Toon (Ahjanae), 18 great grandchildren, 21 great-great grandchildren, along with a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and other family members.
Family and friends will unite on Monday, August 3, 2015 for visitation at 10:30 am until time of service at 11:30 am -1:00 pm at First Missionary Baptist Church, 46370 Pegg Lane, Lexington Park, MD 20653. Interment to follow at 2:30 pm at Cheltenham Veterans Cemetery, 11301 Crain Highway, Cheltenham, MD 20623. Arrangements provided by Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home, P.A.
|Lacey, Cody Michael
|Cody Michael Lacey, 21, of Mechanicsville, MD died Saturday, July 25, 2015 in Mechanicsville, MD. He was born on February 10, 1994 to Stephen Aloysius and Daniello Marie Ridgell Lacey.|
Cody was a generous, compassionate and loving young man. He cared very deeply for his sister Gwendolyn and little brother Thomas. The three kept in touch one way or another everyday. They never missed saying love you to each other. Cody loved his mom and dad more than you know. Cody had many talents. He enjoyed working on small engines, motors, anything mechanical. Cody was an outdoors person. He loved fishing with his little brother Thomas, camping with friends and family, golfing with his buddies. Cody touched the heart of every person he came in contact with. He could put a smile on your face and make you laugh at the simplest things. Cody was the character we all loved and that everyone should have had the opportunity to meet.
He is survived by his parents, Stephen Aloysius and Daniello Marie Ridgell; grandparents, Daniel I. and Merilyn Gale Lumpkins Ridgell, and Margaret Jean Lacey; sister, Gwendolyn Paige Lacey; brother, Thomas G. Lacey; several aunts, uncles and cousins. He is preceded in death by his grandfather, James “Doc” Lacey.
A Celebration of Life will be held Wednesday, July 29, 2015 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Brinsfield Funeral Home, P. A., 22955 Hollywood Road, Leonardtown, MD 20650. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Thursday, July 30, 2015 at 10:00 am at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 23080 Maddox Road, Bushwood, MD 20618 with interment in the church cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Timothy “TJ” Quade, Johnny Eberwein, Thomas Lacey, Chris Quade, Josh Cox, and Glen Buckler, Jr. Honorary Pallbearers will be Jamie Quade and Andrew Quade. Arrangements provided by Brinsfield Funeral Home.
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