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Trifu, Alexander
Birth: Tuesday, March 05, 1940 in Serbia
Residence: Waldorf, Maryland
Death: Friday, March 22, 2013 at the age of 73
Laid to Rest: Sunday, March 03, 2013 in the Heritage Memorial Cemetery, Waldorf, Maryland
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Alexander Trifu, of Waldorf, MD died at his residence on March 22, 2013. He was 73 years old. Born on March 5, 1940 in Serbia, he was the son of the late Vidasova and the late Jefta Trifu.

Mr. Trifu was a retired New York building facility Manager. He attended the Apostolic Christian Church in Upper Marlboro, MD.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister the late Draga Dimitrovic.

He is survived by his wife Svetlana; his daughters Violeta Trifu and Vida Hanson; his sons Vlada Trifu, Peter Trifu and Steven Trifu; his brother Stevan Trifu; his grandchildren Victoria L. Trifu, Rebecca A. Bland, Julia A. Trifu, Brandon A. Hanson and Diana M. Trifu.

Visitation will be on Friday, March 29, 2013 from 7PM until 9PM at Raymond Funeral Chapel, 5635 Washington Avenue, La Plata, MD 20646.

Funeral service will be on Saturday, March 30, 2013 beginning at 10AM at Raymond Funeral Chapel. Internment will follow at Heritage Memorial Gardens in Waldorf, MD.

Arrangements provided by Raymond Funeral Service.

Bowling, Samuel Calvin
Birth: Friday, November 05, 1937 in Faulkner, Maryland
Residence: Newburg, Maryland
Death: Friday, March 22, 2013 at the age of 75
Laid to Rest: in the Dentsville United Methodist Church Cemetery, Dentsville, Maryland
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Samuel Calvin Bowling, of Newburg, died March 22, 2013 at the Charlotte Hall Veterans Home in Charlotte Hall, MD. He was 75 years old. Born November 5, 1937 in Faulkner, Maryland, he was the son of the late Wallace and Martha Bowling.

Mr. Bowling was a lifelong farmer of tobacco, grain and cattle on his family farm in Newburg that he farmed with his brothers. He served with the United States Army and was stationed at Ft. Benning, Georgia during the Cuban Missile Crisis.

As a young man, Mr. Bowling played for the Glasva baseball team with his brothers and cousins. He was an umpire for the Charles County Little League for over a decade and coached countless baseball teams. He was an avid raccoon hunter and loved all of his hunting dogs. He loved a good pitch card game and was a frequent patron at card parties. He also enjoyed cheering for the Redskins and playing golf. His greatest passion was his family, especially his grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister Hannah Hancock and his brother James Bowling.

He is survived by his sons, Bucky Bowling and his wife Diane, Wally Bowling and his wife Dawn, Danny Bowling and his wife Brianna, and Steve Bowling and his wife Amy; his grandchildren Kristin, Kyle, Forrest, Drew, Georgia, Riley, Kamryn, Michelle, Jason and Paul and nine great grandchildren; he is also survived by his brothers Edward Bowling, Charles Bowling and Howard Bowling and sisters Margaret Bowling and Betty Ann Davis.

Visitation will be held at St. Ignatius Church Chapel Point 8825 Chapel Point Road, Port Tobacco, MD 20677 on Monday, March 25 from 2PM to 4PM and from 6PM to 8PM with a funeral mass on Tuesday, March 26 beginning at 10AM.

Interment will take place at the Dentsville Methodist Cemetery in Dentsville.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be sent to Hospice of St. Mary's County P. O. Box 625, Leonardtown, MD 20650.

Arrangements by Raymond Funeral Service, P.A. of La Plata, MD.

Tonic, Christine Flowers
Birth: Sunday, October 28, 1923 in Tuscarora, North Carolina
Residence: Washington, D.C.
Death: Friday, March 22, 2013 at the age of 89
Laid to Rest: Thursday, March 28, 2013 in the Fort Lincoln Cemetery, Brentwood, Maryland
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Peaceably on March 22, 2013, Christine Flowers Tonic, 89 of Washington, D.C., departed this life at Howard University Hospital and transitioned to her Heavenly Home to be with the Lord.

Christine was the youngest child of the late Henry and Zilfphia Flowers, born October 28, 1923 in Craven County—Tuscarora, North Carolina.

She was predeceased by her loving husband, Rudolph A. Tonic; four sisters, Bessie Morse, Sadie Jackson, Maggie Hall, Emma Flowers and one brother, William Ed Flowers.

Christine was educated in the public schools in Craven County, NC. She relocated to Washington, D.C. in the 1940s. She worked in the domestic, hotel and food industry prior to becoming a homemaker. She united with the Isle of Patmos Baptist Church, under the pastorage of Reverend George B. Rogers, in the early 1970's. Prior to that, she was baptized and united, along with her children, as members of the Third Baptist Church, under the pastorage of Reverend Dr. Henry Miles, where she attended noon day prayer services, bible study and introduced her children to Christian discipleship—ensuring that they regularly attended Sunday School, Vacation Bible School, Christian Endeavor and Sunday Worhsip Service.

A consumate mother and homemaker, "Baby Girl" as she was affectionately called, loved cooking and preparing meals for family gatherings. Her home was always open and a gathering place for her children and grandchildren to celebrate family events and milestones. While in her presence, you were bound to receive some 'wisdom teaching'. She also enjoyed collecting elephant figurines.

Christine is survived by three loving daughters, Sadie Tonic-Degree, Daisy (Harry) Wade and Delores Wade; five adoring sons, Michael, Anthony (Kim), Harvey, Thomas Carson Adams and William Crockett. Also surviving are twelve grandchildren and seventeen great-grandchildren; one brother-in-law, Leroy (Laura) Tonic and one sister-in-law. Betty Tonic; two devoted nephews, Raymond Flowers and Dennis Tonic; her last surviving 'girlfriend', Mrs. Mae Della Franklin and a host of nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, March 28, 2013 from 9:00 am until time of service at 11:00 am at the Isle of Patmos Baptist Church, 12th & Rhode Island Avenue, N.E., Washington, D.C. Interment to follow at Fort Lincoln Cemetery, 3401 Bladensburg Road, Brentwood, MD.

Arrangements by Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home, Mechanicsville, MD.

Pinckney, Carole Arnold
Birth: Saturday, March 18, 1939 in Washington, DC
Residence: Avenue, Maryland
Death: Friday, March 22, 2013 at the age of 74
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Dr. Carole A. Pinckney, 74 of Avenue, MD passed away Friday, March 22, 2013 at her home surrounded by her loving family.

Carole was originally from West Lanham, MD, born March 18, 1939 at Sibley Hospital in Washington, DC. Carole was the oldest daughter of the late Carroll T. and LaVerne B. (Salmon) Arnold.

Carole moved to Southern MD in 1973 with her adoring husband, Gary, and two beautiful daughters, Catherine and Elizabeth. Her career and love of the public health brought her to St. Mary's County to work as Director of Health Services at the Health Department in Leonardtown for nearly 20 years. Because of her love for children, she continued her pursuit of health care and began working for the Board of Education in School Health Services in Prince George's County. Carole held the title of Supervisor of Health Services from 1992 until she retired in 2008.

Carole graduated from the University of Maryland in 1962 with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. She then continued her education completing her Master's Degree in Health Service Administration from Johns Hopkins University in 1979. Finally, Carole received her Doctorate of Philosophy from George Mason University in 1997.

Carole was also presented with several prestigious awards. In 1987 she was inducted into Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing as a member of Epsilon Zeta of George Mason University in Fairfax, VA. In May 1984, she was recognized by Governor Harry Hughes as a member of the Regional Institute for Children and Adolescents of Prince George's County. In 1989 she was presented a certificate of recognition for her contribution as an Intern of the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. In 1996 Carole was awarded the School Nurse Administrator of the Year by the Maryland Association of Student Health Nurses (MASHN). From 1997-1998 she was the President of MASHN. Governor Parris Glendening appointed and commissioned Carole as a member of the State Board of Nursing from 1998 to 2002. In 1999 the Maryland State Department of Education awarded Carole a Certificate of Appreciation for her preparation and participation in the Pupil Services Program Review.

Carole is survived by her loving husband, Gary; two daughters, Catherine Morgan (Alfred) and Elizabeth Lorah; five grandchildren, MaryBeth Arndt (Keith), Megan Tawes (Ben), Gregory Morgan, Colin Lorah, and Olivia Lorah; and two great-grandchildren, Mason Bussler and Issac Tawes. She is also survived by her sister, Lynn Peterson Norfolk of Aiken, SC.

Carole's life work was nurturing others and spending time with her family. She also loved to read romance and mystery novels. She enjoyed needlework, cooking, cross-stitching and caring for any stray animal that would find their way onto her doorstep. She loved her Santa pictures and figurines.

A Life Celebration Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, March 30, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. at the Brinsfield Funeral Home, 22955 Hollywood Road, Leonardtown, MD 20650. Interment will be private.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of St. Mary's, P.O. Box 625, Leonardtown, MD 20650.

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

Wood, Mary Ann
Birth: Tuesday, April 10, 1934 in Appleton, Wisconsin
Residence: Tall Timbers, Maryland
Death: Friday, March 22, 2013 at the age of 78
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Mary Ann Wood, 78 of Tall Timbers, MD passed away on March 22, 2013 at St. Mary's hospital in Leonardtown, MD. Born on April 10, 1934 in Appleton, WI, she was the youngest daughter of the late Ewald Richard Rasmussen and Vernett Ehrgott Rasmussen.

Mary grew up in Milwaukee, WI, graduating from Washington High School. Mary and Noel Temple "Tim" Wood married in 1954 and set sail as they traveled the world with the U.S. Navy. They were the loves of each other's lives for nearly 60 years.

Mary was an active member of Navy Officers wives clubs and a faithful member of the Cornerstone Presbyterian Church. She loved to travel and was an amazing cook and entertainer. Her She-Crab soup will be missed by all.

Mary is survived by her husband Tim of Tall Timbers, MD; her children, Michael Davis Wood (Ruth) of Berlin, WI, Pastor Peter Christian Wood (Michelle) of Lanham, MD, and Karen Elisabeth Hoffman (Tim Southerly) of Penn Laird, VA; her sister, Shirlee Schmidt (Tom) of Minneapolis, MN, and brother Richard Rasmussen (Lavern) of Valrico, FL; 7 grandchildren, Michael G. Wood, Jermoni K. Dowd, Brian V. Wood, James C. Wood (Nicola), Harold A. "Buster" Hoffman III (Kate McKeown), Joshua T. Hoffman, and Zachary M. Hoffman; 4 great grandchildren, Matthew S. Behling, Anthony J. Wood, Peyton N. Dowd, Carter S. Hoffman; and nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

"Mother Superior", Grandmother, "Tu Tu", Great Grandmother and Wife, adding style and grace to all things. Mary was the core and heart of the family and her elegance will be deeply missed.

A memorial service will be held at the Cornerstone Presbyterian Church, 23101 Town Creek Drive, Lexington Park, MD 20653 at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, April 10, 2013 followed by a repast at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Cornerstone Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 783, California, MD 20619.

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

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