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Swisher, Marion Lawrence

Birth: 1936-04-24 in Catawba, West Virginia
Residence: St. Georges Island, Maryland
Death: Friday, October 29, 2010
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Click to see full size photoMarion Lawrence Swisher, 74, of St. Georges Island, MD and formerly of Catawba, WV passed away on October 29, 2010 at his residence. Born on April 24, 1936 in Catawba, WV, he was the son of Lawrence G. and Ida Wolfe Swisher.

Mr. Swisher was the loving husband of Mae Swisher whom he married on October 5, 1954 in Oakland, MD.

He is also survived by his sons; Larry E. Swisher (Kathy) of Pine Island, FL, Michael W. Swisher of St. George’s Island and his granddaughter; Rachel Swisher.

Mr. Swisher was preceded in death by his four siblings. He retired from the United States Navy in 1973 after 20 years of service. Mr. Swisher moved to St. Mary’s County in 1967 from Catawba, WV and was the owner of Swisher’s Seafood.

All services will be private.

Arrangements provided by the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home, P.A.

Barwick, Delha Herrick

Birth: 1944-02-06 in Rockville Centre, New York
Residence: Solomons, Maryland
Death: Thursday, October 28, 2010
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Click to see full size photoDelha Herrick Barwick, age 66 of Solomons, MD on October 28, 2010. Delha was born on February 6, 1944 in Rockville Centre, NY to the late Harriett Seibert and Howard J. Herrick, Jr.

She retired from the Prince Georges County Public School System where she taught for 30 years. She was a very active member of Christ Episcopal Church in Port Republic and a member of the Daughters of the King and the Daughters of the American Revolution. She enjoyed playing with her three dogs.

Beloved mother of William Allen Barwick, III and Katharine Alice Barwick. Grandmother of Tai-Shan Barwick. She is also survived by her sister, Elizabeth Putnam Flagg.

Visitation will be held Monday November 1, 2010 from 2-4 and 6-8 PM at Christ Epicopal Church,3100 Broomes Island Road, Port Republic, MD where a service will be held on Tuesday November 2, 2010 at 11 A.M. Interment will be held in Kensico Cemetery, Valhalla, NY.


Gardiner, Philip Ignatius

Birth: 1922-08-25 in Waldorf, Maryland
Residence: Waldorf, Maryland
Death: Thursday, October 28, 2010
Laid to Rest: Thursday, November 04, 2010 in the St. Peter’s Catholic Church Cemetery, Waldorf, Maryland
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Click to see full size photoMr. Gardiner was the Superintendent of Charles County Public Works for 20 years and a lifetime member of St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Waldorf, MD. In his earlier years, Philip was a Slot Machine Mechanic. He was an avid gardener and greatly enjoyed hunting, fishing and crabbing.

He was son of the late Edwin M. Gardiner and the late Idalia Loretta Gardiner.

He was predeceased by his parents; and late wife, Berdinia Lucille Wegner Gardiner.

He isi survived by his two sons, Philip Edwin Gardiner of Spring City, PA and Kevin Mark (Kim) Gardiner of Powder Springs, GA; four daughter, Rose Anne (Andrew) Kline of Hughesville, MD, Cheryl Ann (Tim) French of Mechanicsville, MD, Cynthia Louise Vance of Waldorf, MD and Dianne Marie (Dan) Moreau of Annapolis, MD; three brothers; five sisters; and one brother-in-law, Steve Haaser of Alexandria, VA. Also survived by fifteen grandchildren and fourteen great-grandchildren.

A Visitation will be held on Wednesday, November 3, 2010 from 2-4pm and 6-8pm with a Wake Service at 7pm at Raymond Funeral Chapel, La Plata, MD.

A Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Thursday, November 4, 2010 at 11am at St. Peter’s Catholic Church, 3320 St. Peter’s Church Road, Waldorf, MD 20601.

Clergy will be Monsignor Bill Parent.

Interment will follow at St. Peter’s Catholic Church Cemetery, Waldorf, MD.

Arrangements provided by Raymond Funeral Service.

Maresh, Sue Chaote

Birth: 1932-02-03 in Glen, Mississippi
Residence: Lexington Park, Maryland
Death: Wednesday, October 27, 2010
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Click to see full size photoSue Choate Maresh, aka “Sarge”, of Lexington Park, made her transition on October 27, 2010 at St. Mary’s Hospice House in Callaway. She was the middle daughter of the late Rube Choate and the late Frances J. Choate, born at home on the family farm Feb 3, 1932 in Glen, Mississippi.

When she had just turned 6 years old her older sister, Thelma, died of appendicitis just as her baby sister, Sarah, had been born on Christmas Day. She demonstrated a strong intellect from an early age and excelled in her studies. Upon High School Graduation in 1949, her parents scraped together the money to send her to Baptist Memorial Medical School, in Memphis, Tennessee to study nursing. As it was a four year program, today it is known as a Bachelors of Science Degree in Nursing. She graduated in 1952 with honors.

Upon graduation, she married Walter J. Maresh, USN (Ret), in Memphis, Tennessee and spent the next nine years at various Navy Bases around the world. She began her nursing career in Hawaii, her daughter was born in California, her son in Memphis, Tenn,. She was able to go to Italy to see the Mona Lisa in person while living in Morrocco, North Africa. The family then moved to St Mary’s County, Maryland in 1961 where she began her 30 year civil service career at the Patuxent River Hospital as a maternity nurse, retiring in 1991.

Her strong intellect and drive to succeed led her to excel in many hobbies. She is the breeder on record of the first two ” homebred” AKC Champions ( Poodles) at the newly formed Southern Maryland Kennel Club. She served as the Charter Corresponding Secretary for this club. She grew award winning roses; she taught herself to knit and crochet beautiful things by reading the directions in a book. In her later years she served as “anchor” for her daughter breeding and showing AKC Champion Pugs. She cussed like crazy at the Washington Post Crossword Puzzle on the days when the clues were about computers or Lady Gaga. She never missed a televised Redskins game or the Kentucky Derby every spring.

She is predeceased by her parents, sisters Thelma and Sarah Gray and former husband Walter. Also, by her beloved “Bubbles”, “Otis” and “Daisey”.

She is survived by “Maggie”-her 16 year old pug; daughter, Jamie S. Maresh of the home; her son, John D. Maresh and spouse, Jason Rounsavall of Blackberry Glen B&B, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia, Canada; niece Donna Dean and her son Jon Dean and his son Jack; brother-in-law, William “Pete” Gray; Nephews: David and Danny Gray as well as grand nieces and great grand nieces and nephews all of Glen, Mississippi, also by her special friends Mary Latimer of Concord, NC and “Boots” Ulrich of Lexington Park.

The family will receive friends on Monday, November 1, 2010 from 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM in the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home, Leonardtown, MD where a Memorial Service will be held at 7:00 PM with Bill Hobgood officiating. Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to the wonderful Hospice House, 44724 Hospice Lane, Callaway, MD 20620 or to Mid-Atlantic Pug Rescue: P. O. Box 34006, Richmond, VA 23234.

Arrangements provided by the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home, P.A.

Humphries, Amanda Virginia

Birth: 1920-03-06 in Prince Frederick, Maryland
Residence: Calvert County, Maryland
Death: Wednesday, October 27, 2010
Laid to Rest: Saturday, October 30, 2010 in the Asbury Cemetery
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Click to see full size photoAmanda Virginia Hall “Peggy” Humphries, age 90, passed away October 27, 2010 at the Calvert County Nursing Center in Prince Frederick. She was born March 6, 1920 in Prince Frederick to Charles W. and Bessie (Bowen) Hall.

She graduated from Calvert High School in 1937 and met and married Norman W. “Tommy” Sweeney on March 24, 1940 and they made their home and raised their family in Calvert County and Prince George’s County. Mr. Sweeney passed away in 1983 and Mrs. Humphries later married William Humphries. She had resided in Chesapeake Beach and Florida and at the nursing center in Prince Frederick for the past for two years where she made many friends, both residents and staff.

She was employed for many years as a teller at Riggs Bank and had finished her working career at the Maryland National Bank in Prince Frederick. In her leisure time Amanda loved flowers and gardening. She was fond of visiting friends and family, going to yard sales and playing Bingo.

She was preceded in death by her husband Tommy Sweeney and second husband William Humphries, and by her brothers Dorman, Edward and Reverdy Hall.

She is survived by two devoted sons, Ronald “Yogi” Sweeney and wife Donna of Chesapeake Beach and Michael O. “Mike” Sweeney and wife Marie of Jacksonville, FL. She is also survived by seven grandchildren, Donelle Pettitt, Dawn Fitzgerald, Christian Sweeney, Jennifer Niquette, Kelley Moody, Michael Sweeney and Michelle Roberts, and by eighteen great-grandchildren.

Expressions of sympathy in Amanda’s name may be made to the American Diabetes Association, Memorials & Honor Program, P.O. Box 11537, Alexandria, VA 22312.

Arrangements provided by Rausch Funeral Home.

October 29, 2010
2:00-4:00 & 7:00-9:00 P.M.
Location: Rausch Funeral Home - Owings, MD

Funeral Service
October 30, 2010
11:00 A.M.
Location: Rausch Funeral Home - Owings, MD

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