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Hewitt, Ethel Marie

Birth: 1928-03-14
Residence: Tampa, Florida
Death: Saturday, October 30, 2010
Laid to Rest: Saturday, November 06, 2010 in the Charles Memorial Gardens, Leonardtown, Maryland
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Click to see full size photoEthel Schindler Hewitt, 82, of Tampa, FL (formerly of Hollywood, MD) died Saturday, October 30, 2010 at the University Community Hospital in Tampa, FL. Born on March 14, 1928 she was the daughter of the late Jacob C. and Eva M. Schindler.

She was the wife of the late Fred Hewitt.

Since 1974 she was a full time homemaker and did volunteer work in Bushwood, Maryland. In 2004 Ethel moved to Tampa, FL where she was a resident there at St. Joseph’s, John Knox Village while continuing her volunteer work at the retirement center.

She is survived by her sisters; Sister Carrie Schindler, M.H.S.H. of Baltimore, MD; Mary Mandzak of Washington, D.C., and her brother, Father Robert Schindler of Tampa, FL.

In addition to her parents and her husband she was preceded in death by her siblings; William Schindler, Dorothy Aud and Edward Schindler.

The family will receive friends on Friday, November 5, 2010 in the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home, Leonardtown, MD from 5:00-8:00 PM where prayers will be said at 7:00 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, November 6, 2010 at 11:00 AM in St. John’s Catholic Church, Hollywood, MD with Fr. Robert Schindler officiating and Fr. Raymond Schmidt as the Homilist and Concelebrant. Interment will follow in Charles Memorial Gardens, Leonardtown, MD.

Contributions in memory of Ethel Schindler Hewitt can be made to the Mission Helpers of the Sacred Heart, 1001 West Joppa Road, Towson, MD 21204.

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

Norris, Melvin Anderson, Jr.

Birth: 1924-11-13 in Millgreen, Maryland
Residence: Owings, Maryland
Death: Saturday, October 30, 2010
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Click to see full size photoMelvin Anderson Norris, Jr., age 85, of Owings, MD passed away October 30, 2010 at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center in Baltimore, MD. Mr. Norris was born November 13, 1924 in Millgreen, MD to Melvin A. Sr. and Helen (Mitchell) Norris.

He was raised in Cardiff, MD, graduated from Slate Ridge High School in 1941 and entered the U.S. Navy in December that year. He served during WWII as a Storekeeper Third Class and was discharged October 17, 1944 after serving aboard the U.S.S. Bellatrix and receiving the Purple Heart after being wounded in combat.

He married Dora Mae Mitchell on February 7, 1952 and they lived in Hyattsville, MD until moving to their farm in Owings in 1953. Melvin was a tobacco farmer and also worked for many years as a milk deliveryman for the former Billandale Dairy in Owings. He was a beekeeper for many years, was an expert gardener, and enjoyed carving figurines and animals and other objects from wood. He also had learned needlepoint during his convalescence from his injuries sustained while in the Navy.

Melvin was preceded in death by his wife Dora on November 1, 1981.

He is survived by four children: Melvin A. Norris III and wife Linda of Owings, Hazel E. Norris of Owings, Anita M. Givans and husband William of Salisbury, MD and John E. Norris of Owings. He is also survived by a grandson, Eric M. Givans of Salisbury, MD.

Friends will be received at Rausch Funeral Home, P.A., 8325 Mt. Harmony Lane, Owings, MD on Wednesday November 3, 2010 from 7-9 PM. Interment at Southern Memorial Gardens in Dunkirk will be private.

Arrangements provided by Rausch Funeral Home.




Ward, Hazel Johnson

Birth: 1919-12-03 in St. Leonard, Maryland
Residence: Friendship, Maryland
Death: Saturday, October 30, 2010
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Click to see full size photoHazel Johnson Ward, age 90, of Friendship, MD passed away October 30, 2010 at Calvert Memorial Hospital in Prince Frederick, MD. She was born December 3, 1919 in St. Leonard, MD to John Herbert, Sr. and Malvina Knight Johnson.

She was raised in Friendship, MD, attended the former Friendship and old Tracey’s schools and graduated from Southern High School in Lothian. She married James Robert Ward in October 1942 and they lived in Friendship. Hazel was a homemaker who enjoyed spending time with family, especially her grandchildren. She also enjoyed traveling with her husband Robert.

Hazel was preceded in death by her husband Robert, a son, John H. “Johnny” Ward, brothers J. Herbert “Bud” Johnson and John K. Johnson, and by a sister Virginia J. Ford.

She is survived by two sons, J. Robert “Bobby” Ward, Jr. and Geoffrey J. Ward, both of Friendship, and by seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Arrangements provided by Rausch Funeral Home.

Memorial Service
November 4, 2010
1:00 P.M.
Location: Rausch Funeral Home - Owings, MD

Smith, Roger Leroy

Birth: 1922-08-07 in Pisgah, Maryland
Residence: Pisgah, Maryland
Death: Saturday, October 30, 2010
Laid to Rest: Saturday, November 06, 2010 in the St. Charles Cemetery, Glymont, Maryland
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Click to see full size photoRoger Leroy Smith, 88, departed this earthly life on Saturday, October 30, 2010, at the Civista Medical Center in LaPlata, Maryland.

Roger, affectionately known as “Mr. Roger”, was born August 7, 1922 to the late George Roy and Pearl Celestine Smith in Pisgah, Maryland.

Roger was educated in the Charles County Maryland School System. He was employed with the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Indian Head Division (formerly known as Naval Ordnance Station) in Indian Head, Maryland for 32 years, where he retired on March 1, 1980 as an Explosive Operator. Roger was a member of the St. Mary Star of the Sea Parish, Indian Head, Maryland.

Mr. Roger was master at repairing things. On warm sunny days you could find him outside tending to his yard and cleaning his cars. He enjoyed listening to music, especially Willie Nelson’s song “Always on My Mind.” Dancing was also something Mr. Roger enjoyed and he didn’t mind showing you his moves by doing the Moon Walk for all to see. Shopping at the Safeway and weekly trips to KFC were also things Mr. Roger enjoyed doing.

On January 5, 2008, Mr. Roger entered into holy matrimony with Celestine Lawson. Anyone that knew him knew that he loved his wife and didn’t mind showing his affection towards her.

Mr. Roger loved his family and was proud of their accomplishments, especially his granddaughter, Jenifer. He was a humble and private person with an unselfish spirit and was always willing to lend a hand to help anyone who needed it.

In addition to his parents, Roger was preceded in death by his two sisters, Elenora Hill, and Veronica Byrd, one brother, Lucian Smith and his first wife, Marie Smallwood Smith.

He leaves to cherish precious memories his caring and devoted wife Celestine, son Alvin Lawson, Sr., step son, Huppee Smitty Butler; two daughters-in-law, Lucy Butler and Deirdra Lawson; eleven grandchildren, Monica and Melissa Smith, Elizabeth and Tiffany Butler, Alvin Jr., Timothy (Tim) and Adam Lawson, Lawrence (Larry) Taylor, Tia and Audrey Butler and Sonya Simpson, Special grand daughter Jenifer; four foster children Arnita, Darnita, Denis and Sabrina Phillips, eight great grandchildren, special niece Kathy Davis; four sisters-in-law, Lorraine Smallwood, Mary Swann, Florine Savoy and Mamie Johnson; six brothers-in-law Woodrow Smallwood, James Swann, Samuel Savoy, Jessie William and Daniel Lawson and caregivers Ethel Johnson (niece), Samuel Savoy (life long friend) and Sadonia Taylor (cousin) and a host of other relatives and friends.

His viewing will be held on Saturday, November 6th, 9:30am until time of service 11:00am, St. Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Church, Indian Head, Maryland. Interment, St. Charles Cemetery, Glymont, MD.

Arrangements entrusted to Thornton Funeral Home, PA, 3439 Livingston Road, Indian Head, MD.


Rexrode, Mary Gecik

Birth: 1921-06-06 in Plains, Pennsylvania
Residence: Waldorf, Maryland
Death: Saturday, October 30, 2010
Laid to Rest: Tuesday, November 09, 2010 in the Maryland Veterans Cemetery, Cheltenham, Maryland
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Click to see full size photoMrs. Rexrode was a long-time hairdresser at Andrews Air Force Base. She was a founding member of Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Church and enjoyed playing Bingo, slots, and scratch-offs. Daughter of the late George Gecik and the late Elizabeth Uhjazzi.

Predeceased by her parents; her husband, Berlie Rexrode; one brother, Mickey Gacik; and five sisters, Helen, Ann, Betty, Peggy, and Alice.

Survived by one son, Larry D. (Patty) Rexrode of King George, VA; one daughter, Holly Rexrode of Waldorf, MD; brother, George Gecik of Toledo, OH; grandchildren, David Rexrode of Virginia Beach, VA and Jennifer (Todd) George of Stuttgart, Germany; and Great Grandchild, Zayden Rexrode. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation: Monday, November 8, from 4-7 PM at Raymond Funeral Chapel, 5635 Washington Avenue, La Plata, MD 20646.

Mass of Christian Burial on Tuesday, November 9 at Our Lady Help of Christians Church, 100 Village Street, Waldorf, MD 20601) at 11 AM with Interment at Maryland Veterans’ Cemetery, Cheltenham, MD at 1 PM.

Clergy: Fr. Alain Colliou.

Arrangements provided by Raymond Funeral Service.


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