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|Fox, Anthony Edward
Birth: 1960-08-18 in Washington, DC
|Anthony Edward Fox, 50, passed away peacefully on January 31, 2011 at the University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MD. Anthony was born on August 18, 1960 in Providence Hospital, Washington, D. C. He lived most of his life in Hyattsville, MD then in Lusby, MD. |
He is the beloved son of Catherine and Walter Howery and the late Joseph A. Fox.
He was preceded in death by his grandmothers Catherine Van Pelt and Nora Fox, and his son Joseph Howery.
He is survived by his sisters Catherine Russell and her husband David of Colton’s Point, MD and Barbara Hillman and her husband John of Eldersburg, MD; son Carey Howery and his wife Stephanie of Naples, FL; daughter Shayna Saunier of Naples, FL; nieces Kelly Bowles and Jenna Hillman and nephew Kyle Hillman.
Anthony loved spending time with family and friends, reminiscing about our childhood, walking the beach with his mother, feeding the ducks, and looking for unique trinkets in thrift shops. He will be greatly missed. Our lives have been changed forever for God has called home one of his angles, our son, father and brother.
A life celebration will be held at a later date.
Should friends desire contributions may be made in Anthony’s memory to Tri County Animal Shelter, 6707 Animal Shelter Road, Hughesville, MD 20637. http://www.charlescounty.org/es/animalcontrol.
Arrangements were by Rausch Funeral Home, P. A., Lusby, MD.
|Lipscomb, Mark Charles
|Mark Charles Lipscomb, 45 of Leonardtown, MD died January 31, 2011.|
Mark is survived by his mother and stepfather Joann and Rick Garstka, his daughter and granddaughter, Jennifer Lynn Hinkle and Jordyn Hinkle, four sisters, Cindy Gore, Karen Bretscher, Terry Lipscomb and Sandy Lamont, and his girlfriend, Debbie King and her daughter Rachel Cooksey. Mark also leaves behind many nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Arrangements by the Brinfield Funeral Home, P.A., Leonardtown, MD.
|Aud, Bernice A.
Birth: 1932-09-07 in Great Mills, Maryland
|Bernice A. Aud, 78 of Leonardtown, MD passed away on January 30, 2011 at Chesapeake Shores Nursing Center.|
Born September 7, 1932 in Great Mills, MD she was the daughter of the late Clarence M. and Estelle Combs Aud.
Bernice was a homemaker.
She is survived by her siblings; Dorothy Schindler of Hollywood, MD, Myrtle Abell of California, MD, Mary Schindler of FL, Marie Trossbach of Hollywood, MD, Frances Trossbach of Leonardtown, MD, Edna Trossbach of Browns Mill, NJ, and John Aud of Lexington Park, MD, also survived by many nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents Bernice was preceded in death by 5 siblings; Matthew Aud, Teresa Trossbach, Combs Aud, Thomas Aud, and Clarence Aud.
Family will receive friends on Thursday, February 3, 2011 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. with prayers recited at 7:30 p.m. in the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., Leonardtown, MD. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Friday, February 4, 2011 at 10 a.m. in Holy Face Catholic Church with Father Joseph Calis officiating.
Pallbearers will be: David Aud, Douglas Aud, Danny Aud, Warren Trossbach, Danny Bowles, Jared Trossbach, and Brice Trossbach.
Interment will follow in the church cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Leonardtown Volunteer Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 299, Leonardtown, MD 20650.
Arrangements provided by Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A.
|Straka, Loretta Kay
|Loretta Kay Straka (nee' Wilkins) 62, a longtime resident of Manassas, VA died in her Port Republic, MD home on January 30, 2011 after a two year battle with ovarian cancer. |
Many will remember her as the owner of "The Ivy Door" a ladies specialty clothing store that was in business for over 30 years in Manassas. Loretta’s love of retail sales continued in the late 90’s when she became a successful saleswoman of fine jewelry. Upon her semi-retirement from Bailey Banks & Biddle in 2003, she and her husband Stephen moved to the Chesapeake Bay community, Scientists Cliffs in Port Republic, MD. They transformed her parents' summer cottage into the home of their dreams. Loretta enjoyed traveling, making new friends and was a very talented needle pointer.
Most important to her was spending time with family. She adored her five grandchildren; Christoph (17), Hanna (15), Rowan (8), Carter (6) and Noah (6).
Left to mourn her are her devoted husband Stephen, her children Eric Echols (Catherine) and Erin Stickler (Bill), five grand-children as well as a brother Paul Wilkins Jr. Survivors also include a niece, nephew, several cousins an aunt and many close friends.
Loretta's parents Paul and June Wilkins predeceased her in 1988 and 2007 respectively.
In lieu of flowers Loretta requested donations be made to Calvert Hospice PO Box 838 Prince Frederick, MD 20678 or www.calverthospice.org
A celebration of her life will be held at 1PM on Saturday February 5, 2011 at Stoney's Kingfisher's 1442 Solomon's Island Road, Solomon's Island, MD 20688.
Arrangements provided by Rausch Funeral Home.
|May, Joseph Calvin, Sr.
Birth: 1935-11-11 in Bedford, Virginia
|Joseph Calvin May, Sr., 75, of Mechanicsville, MD, died on January 30, 2011 at Washington Hospital Center. Born on November 11, 1935 in Bedford, VA, he was the son of the late James Holcomb and Gladys Clairborn Padgett May. |
Joseph retired as a Salesman for Mattingly Distributors. Prior, he worked for Burch & Wise Company, Southern MD Oil, and was Captain of the Security Force at Charlotte Hall Veterans Home when it was 1st established. He graduated in 1955 from La Plata High School. From 1958 until 1960, he served in the U.S. Army. He was also a member of the American Legion in Hughesville, Moose Lodge and Lion's Club in Mechanicsville which he received the Melvin Jones Award. He attended the Menden Hall of Auctioneering and had developed his own business, M&M Auctions. Mr. May did benefits auctions for Mt. Zion United Methodist church and St. Mary's County Christmas of April. Also a member of Tuesday's Men's Card club, and St. Mary's County Softball League which he was elected into the Hall of Fame. Mr. May also participated on the Maryland License Beverage Association. His enjoyments were farming, loved to play golf, and his grandchildren.
Survived by his loving wife, Ann Davis Collins May, children, Joseph C. "JC" May, of Hughesville, MD, Bill and wife, Mila Collins, of Seattle, WA, Louis and wife, Kim Collins, of Charlotte Hall, MD, brothers, Roger May of, Goldsboro, NC, and Bill May of Fredericksburg, VA, grandchildren, Robb, Mark, Joey, and Maria Collins.
Predeceased by a brother, James H. May, Jr.
A Life Celebration will be held on Friday, February 4, 2011 from 5-8 p.m. at Brinsfield-Echols Funeral Home, P.A., 30195 Three Notch Rd., Charlotte Hall, MD where Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, February 5, 2011 with Rev. Thomas Campbell officiating. Interment will follow at Trinity Memorial Gardens.
Serving as pallbearers will be: JC and Tim May, Louis and Joey Collins, Sean O'Grady, and Oscar Padgett. Honorary pallbearers will be: Richard Lacey, William R. Mattingly, William Brown, Sam Landman, George Caywood, and Jimmy Hayden.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: Mechanicsville Rescue Squad, PO Box 15, Mechanicsville, MD 20659 and/or Hughesville Rescue Squad, 15245 Prince Frederick Rd., Hughesville, MD 20637.
Arrangements provided by Brinsfield-Echols Funeral Home, P.A.
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