So. Maryland Obituary Announcements
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Turner, Evelyn Pearl
Birth: Monday, August 30, 1920
Death: Wednesday, August 21, 2013 at the age of 92
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Hands, Joseph Aloysius, Jr.
Birth: Monday, February 27, 1933 in Eldorado, Arkansas
Residence: Cobb Island, Maryland
Death: Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at the age of 80
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Born February 27, 1933 in Eldorado, Arkansas. He was the son of the late Joseph A. Hands, Sr. and Erma E. Hands.

Joe graduated from St. Johns High School and attended Duke University on a full football scholarship. From Duke he joined the United States Marine Corp during the Korea war era where he also played football. After serving in the USMC he worked in the elevator union (Local 10) in the D.C. Metropolitan area. He joined the Washington Redskins as a free agent in 1960.

He later moved to Cobb Island, Maryland which would always be home. The love of hunting, fishing, crabbing, football, and most importantly the love of his family and friends were included in every day of his life. His journey here ended on August 20, 2013. He passed peacefully at his home overlooking the Potomac River on Cobb Island, Maryland. "God's Country" he called it.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Joe and Erma Hands, sister, Patricia Hands Berto, and wife Gayle Hands.

He is survived by his first wife, Patricia Bray, daughters Catherine Reynolds and husband Rick, Karen Taylor and husband Wayne, Patricia Deering, Stephanie Haynes and husband Ronnie, Donna Hands and partner Meagan, sons, Douglas and wife Tammy, and Joseph and wife Charisse. His special friend Betty Baitler and "adopted" son Dinky Stine.

Joe had 16 grandchildren that he adored and loved spending time with. He also became great-grandfather for the second time on August 6, 2013.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to the Cobb Island Volunteer Fire Department.

Services will be private.

Arrangements provided by Huntt Funeral home.

Wood, Agnes Lorraine
Birth: Wednesday, March 27, 1929 in Clements, Maryland
Residence: Mechanicsville, Maryland
Death: Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at the age of 84
Laid to Rest: Tuesday, August 27, 2013 in the Charles Memorial Gardens, Leonardtown, Maryland
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A. Lorraine Tennyson Wood, 84 of Mechanicsville, MD died August 20, 2013 at Hospice House, Callaway, MD. Born March 27, 1929 in Clements, MD she was the daughter of the late Ira Francis and Mary Alberta Guy Tennyson.

Lorraine is survived by her husband James Fred Wood whom she married on July 22, 1950 in St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Morganza, MD, children; Jay (Jill) Wood, Geneva (John) Leon, Nettie Harding all of Mechanicsville, MD, and Ray (Janet) Wood of Annapolis, MD, brother, Jim Tom Tennyson of Mechanicsville, MD, Lorraine is also survived by 11 grandchildren, and 7 great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her daughter; Connie (Geoff) Westbrook, of Bushwood, MD, grandson; Benjamin Raley, siblings; Pearl Duckett, Nettie Yates, Rip Tennyson, John Tennyson, Alberta Ferguson, and Beatrice Nelson.

Mrs. Wood was a lifelong St. Mary's county resident, she graduated from Margaret Brent High School in 1946, she was a homemaker. Lorraine was a Scout mom, and enjoyed playing the harmonica. She was a member of the St. Mary's Two-Steppers, Country Docks Western Dancers, Chesapeake Country Cruizers, Bells of St. Mary's, and St. Joseph's choir.

The family will receive friends on Monday, August 26, 2013 from 5:00PM to 8:00PM with prayers recited at 7:00PM in the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home, Leonardtown, MD. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, August 27, 2013 at 10:00AM in St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Morganza, MD with Father Keith Woods officiating. Interment will follow in Charles Memorial Gardens, Leonardtown, MD. Pallbearers will be; Adam Raley, Castle Raley, Jay Coombs, Ben Harding, Matt Wood, and John Leon, Jr.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Hollywood Volunteer Rescue Squad and/or Hospice House of St. Mary's.

Arrangements provided by Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home.

Gross, Parran Napoleon
Birth: Monday, September 03, 1923 in Calvert County, Maryland
Residence: Calvert County, Maryland
Death: Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at the age of 89
Laid to Rest: Tuesday, August 27, 2013 in the Eastern UM Church Cemetery, Lusby, Maryland
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Parran Napoleon Gross was born on September 3, 1923 in Calvert County, Maryland. Parran was known to family and friends as "Poley". He was one of eight children born to the union of Major James and Emma S.E. Gross. Parran completed his earthly life on August 20, 2013 at Solomons Nursing Center.

Parran was a lifelong resident of Calvert County where he attended the public schools. He joined Eastern U.M. Church at an early age. He was very involved with his church. His passion was singing. He was a member of Eastern's Methodist Mens' Choir and a Lay Speaker. Parran was often asked to be MC for many churches, for many programs.

Parran was in the military for a short period of time, where he proudly served his country. At the end of his service he was honorably discharged. In 1950, Parran and Barbara Brooks were joined in marriage; to this union was born three children: Parran Jr., Delithia, and Reginald.

Over the years, Parran worked at Patuxent Naval Air Station where he did maintenance work. He also drove the ferry from Solomons Island to Patuxent Naval Air Station. Parran continued working for the U.S. government for 25 years. He also worked at the ship yard in Drum Point, Maryland.

Parran was a member of the American Legion Post #220 as well as the Eureka Lodge P.H.A.. His pastimes included singing, fishing, and helping others. He took special care in tending to his parents needs throughout their time of sickness.

Parran and Barbara divorced after many years of marriage. After some time had passed Parran later married Mary Garner, whom he loved dearly.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Major and Emma Gross; wife, Mary Gross; brothers, Johnson and Major; sisters, Ella Mae Cooke, Evelyn Gross, Delithia Gross, and Jeannette Howe Robinson; one daughter, Doris Watkins Williams; and one son-in-law, Joseph Harris.

He leaves to mourn: one brother, Irvin Gross; two sons, Parran (Beatriz) and Reginald (Tanya); two daughters, Delithia and Towanda (Robert); three step-daughters, Eliza Foote (William), Mary Ellen Weems (Sammy), and Doris Payne (Johnny); three sisters-in-law, Florence E. Gross, Sarah Gross, and Daisy Gross; a special friend, Zelma (Cookie) Briggs; 12 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

Arrangements provided by Sewell Funeral Home.

Reimer, Eugene Thomas
Birth: Friday, December 08, 1933 in New Brunswick, New Jersey
Residence: St. Leonard, Maryland
Death: Monday, August 19, 2013 at the age of 79
Laid to Rest: in the Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia
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Eugene Thomas Reimer passed away at the age of 79 on August 19, 2013, at his son's home in Saint Leonard, Maryland. His two sons, Donald Reimer and Neil Reimer were at his side when he peacefully passed away.

Eugene joined the US Navy at the age of 17 and retired after 30 years of service as Master Chief Petty Officer. He worked under President Johnson's Administration specializing in Nuclear Defense. After retiring from the Navy, he worked at the Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant in Lusby, MD as a Nuclear Health Physicist and retired after 20 years of service with the Power Plant.

Eugene was an avid fly fisherman, a cub scout leader, and member of the Knights of Columbus 5th Degree Color Guard, serving as Secretary and Treasurer for the Knights, assisted in organizing the Special Olympics in Southern Maryland. He was also a member of the American Legion in Lusby, MD. He was a devoted Catholic and loving husband and father.

He was born December 8, 1933, in New Brunswick, NJ to Arthur and Rose Reimer.

He had a special roommate who shared the nursery with him at Saint Peters Hospital in New Brunswick, NJ. They were both born at the same hospital, on the same day, same month, and same year. Their mothers shared the same hospital room after giving birth. This special roommate would turn out to be his future wife Anna Elizabeth Papp. They knew each other from day one.

He was preceded in death by both his parents and his wife.

He is survived by his 9 children, Eugene T Reimer Jr and his wife, Susan, of Yorktown, VA, Robert C Reimer of Mount Holly, NC, Donald C Reimer of Saint Leonard, MD, Tinamarie F Villani of Seattle, WA, Diann E Mishou and her husband Gary of Saint Leonard, MD, John J Reimer and his wife, Justine of Lusby, MD, Leslie R Bollinger and her husband Steve of Leesburg, FL, Frederick W Reimer and his wife Patty of Boca Raton, FL, and Neil A Reimer of Saint Leonard. MD.

He is survived by 12 grandchildren, Michael and Lauren Reimer of Yorktown, VA, Robert Jr., of Uncasville, CT and Geoffrey Reimer of Mount Holly, NC, Gary Jr., of Solomons Island, MD, Kyle, and Jacob Mishou of Saint Leonard, MD, Rachael and Rebecca Reimer of Lusby, MD, Steven Jr., and Daniel Bollinger of Leesburg, FL, and Frederick Reimer Jr., of Boca Raton, FL and his two great grandchildren Hayden Reimer of Uncasville, CT and Kole Mishou of Saint Leonard, MD. He is also survived by his brother Arthur C Reimer of Warrensburg, NY.

The family will receive friends Thursday, August 22 and Friday, August 23, 2013 at Rausch Funeral Home, 4405 Broomes Island Road in Port Republic, MD from 5 to 8 pm.
A Catholic Mass will be held on Saturday, August 24, 2013 at 10 am at Saint Francis de Sales Catholic Church, in Benedict, MD.

The burial will be held at Arlington National Cemetery alongside his wife Anna at a future date.

Arrangements provided by Rausch Funeral Home.

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