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|Cullison, James Franklin
Birth: 1928-10-28 in Pearson, Maryland
|James Franklin "Billy" Cullison, 82, of Ridge, MD died peacefully at his residence on June 20, 2011. Born October 28, 1928 in Pearson, MD, he was the son of the late J. Henry Cullison, Sr. and Ethel Marie (Trossbach) Cullison.|
He married Madeline Wheatley on June 15, 1949 at St Michael's in Ridge, MD and had just celebrated their 62nd anniversary.
He is survived by his children Charles H. Cullison of Ridge, Sandra C. Chamberlin (John) of St Inigoes, and James D. Cullison (Terry) of Harpers Ferry, WV, his siblings Agnes Bean of Lexington Park, Joseph Cullison of California, J. Bernard Cullison of Ridge, Dorothy Smith of Hagerstown, Audrey Pratt of Ridge, and James H. Cullison, Jr. of St Inigoes.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday, June 22, 2011 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at St Michael's Catholic Church, 16566 Three Notch Road, Ridge, MD. Prayers will be recited at 7:00 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, June 23, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. with Father Lee Fangmeyer officiating.
Serving as pallbearers will be Tony Cullison, Brian Norris, Dicky Bean, Robbie Smith, Junior Trossbach, Ben Fenhagen, Jonathan Trossbach, and Melvin Forrest. Honorary pallbearers will be George Trossbach, Buster Trossbach, Bobbie McKay, Jason Armistead and Jack Cullison.
Family requests memorial contributions in Mr. Cullison's memory to Ridge Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 456, Ridge, MD 20680 or Hospice of St. Mary's, P.O. Box 625, Leonardtown, MD 20650.
Arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., Leonardtown, MD.
|Ferris, Carl Vincent, Jr.
Birth: 1930-07-07 in Washington, DC
|Mr. Ferris was a Self-employed Plumber for more than 40 years with the company he founded. His greatest joy came from entertaining his family with good stories. He was loving, devoted, supportive and extremely proud of his grandchildren. In his early years, he was an avid volunteer with Democratic politics, along with his wife of 51 years, Regina Ferris. |
He was son of the late Carl Vincent Ferris, Sr. and the late Evelyn Miles Ferris.
He was predeceased by his parents; and his wife of 51 years, Regina Mae Ferris.
He is survived by his three daughters, Sharon R. (Michael) Tabor of White Plains, MD; Patricia M. Horton of Indian Head, MD; and Colleen A. (Keith) Haddaway of Port Tobacco, MD; one brother, Robert Ferris of McLean, VA; and one sister, Carol Arneson of FL. Also survived by ten grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren.
A Visitation will be held on Saturday, June 25, 2011 from 9am until time of Mass of Christian Burial at 11am at St. Mary’s Star of the Sea Catholic Church, 30 Mattingly Avenue, Indian Head, MD 20640. Interment will follow at St. Charles Cemetery, Glymont, MD. Clergy will be Father Thomas Gude.
Arrangements provided by Raymond Funeral Service.
|Rausch, Erma Lydia
Birth: 1917-11-27 in Baltimore, Maryland
|Erma Lydia Rausch, 93, of Solomons passed away on June 19th at Asbury Solomons Health Center from complications following a stroke.|
She was the wife of the late Martin W. Rausch of Annapolis and daughter of the late Elmer C. Wright and Lydia Deiterly Wright of Baltimore.
Erma was born on November 27, 1917 and was raised in Baltimore. The Wright family lived in the Waverly section of Baltimore City. She graduated from Eastern High School in 1935. After high school, Erma was employed as a telephone switchboard operator for the Bell Telephone Company in Baltimore.
While visiting a friend in Pasadena, Maryland, she was introduced to her future husband, Martin Rausch of Annapolis. During their courtship Martin and Erma enjoyed motorcycle riding and attending hill climbs and other competitive motorcycle events. They were married in 1941 and moved to Wright Field in Dayton, Ohio where Martin served as a Technical Sergeant in the U.S. Army Air Corps. Following the war, they returned to Annapolis and moved into their home on Creek Drive in Eastport. There they raised their 2 children, Marsha and Dale. In 1960 the Rausch family moved to a new home in the community of Annapolis Roads just outside of Annapolis.
Erma continued her employment with the telephone company in Annapolis, finally retiring in 1973. That same year, Martin retired from federal civil service with the Naval Test and Evaluation Center in Annapolis. Erma and Martin traveled extensively during retirement, visiting friends and family throughout the country and also made occasional trips to Europe. In 2002 they sold their home in Annapolis Roads and moved to Asbury Retirement Community in Solomons.
Erma was well known for her friendliness, her great sense of humor, and her ability to easily talk to anyone. As a result she has built many life long friendships over the years. She will be missed by many.
Erma is survived by her daughter, Marsha Gillespie of Bonita Springs, Florida, and son, Dale M. Rausch of Solomons, her brother, Herbert Wright of Parkville, Maryland, four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends on Thursday June 30, 2011 from 10- 10:30 A.M. at the Rausch Funeral Home, P.A., 8325 Mt. Harmony Lane, Owings, MD where services will be held at 10:30 A.M. Interment will follow in Hillcrest Cemetery, Annapolis, MD.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Salvation Army.
Arrangements provided by Rausch Funeral Home, P.A.
|Burroughs, James Edward
Birth: 1933-04-01 in Chevy Chase, Maryland
|James Edward Burroughs, 78, of Charlotte Hall, MD, died June 19, 2011 at St. Mary's Hospital, Leonardtown, MD. Born April 1, 1933 in Chevy Chase, MD, he was the son of Charles Burroughs and Magarette Burroughs. |
He served in the Air Force in Korea in the 6510th Air Police Squadron. Jim retired as a firefighter with Hillside Fire Department. He also worked for a time as a cab driver. Jim loved to play bingo, watch sports and spend time with his family and friends.
Jim was predeceased by his parents; wife, Anna Rae Burroughs (1996); son, Melvin Eugene Burroughs and siblings, Charlette Riliey, Wanita McDaniel.
He is survived by his children; Harriet Marie Rue of Florida, Shelly Kay Gilmore of Indiana, Mark Lewis Burroughs and Michael Jay Burroughs; sisters, Mary Huff and Carlene Heath, Margaret Ann Riliey and Evelyn Erskine brother George William Burroughs and brother-in-law Mike Goldfein 7 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren.
Private arrangements are being handled by Brinsfield-Echols Funeral Home, P.A., 30195 Three Notch Rd., Charlotte Hall, MD.
|Roche, Elsie Lillian
Birth: 1921-02-21 in Millersburg, Kentucky
|Elsie Lillian Roche, 90, of Waldorf, MD, died June 19, 2011, at Civista Medical Center, La Plata, MD. |
Mrs. Roche was a homemaker and a member of St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Waldorf, MD. In her earlier years, she was a costume maker for her children’s plays at St. Gabriel’s Catholic Church in Washington, DC. She enjoyed cross word puzzles, crocheting, her slot machines, playing cards, and watching Wheel of Fortune on TV. She also enjoyed driving her Cadillac car. She was a long-time caretaker of her mother in law and father and life most centered around her family.
Born February 21, 1921, in Millersburg, KY, she was the daughter of the late Jessie William Tolliver and the late Etta Eulice Caswell Tolliver.
Predeceased by her parents; her late husband, James Edward Roche, JR.; five brothers; and one late sister, Gladys “Goldie” Willett; and one late-great-grandchild, Jordan.
Survived by two sons, Anthony W. (Teresa) Roche of SC and James T. Roche of Waldorf, MD; two daughters, Teresa (Robert) Gretton of Waldorf, MD and Deborah J. Roche of Waldorf, MD; eight grandchildren, Kimberly, James, Andrew, Jennifer, Rachel, Jacob, Benjamin, and Norman; six great-grandchildren, Joseph, Ameilia, Robert, Grace, Haley, and Norman IV.
Visitation will be on Sunday, June 26, 2011, from 5-8PM with Wake Service at 7PM at Raymond Funeral Chapel, 5635 Washington Avenue, La Plata, MD 20646. Fr. Thomas Crowley will officiate. Interment will be on Monday, June 27, 2011, at 10AM at Maryland Veterans Cemetery in Cheltenham, MD.
Memorial contributions may be made to Disabled American Veterans Memorial Chapter 36, P.O. Box 147, White Plains, MD 20695.
Arrangements provided by Raymond Funeral Servie.
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