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|Morrison, Ruth May
Birth: 1909-11-23 in Washington, DC
|Ruth May Morrison, 100, of Cobb Island, MD passed away on June 25, 2010 at the Abbey Manor Assisted Living Facility in La Plata. Born on November 23, 1909 in Washington D.C. to the late Gustave and Maude Glotzbach. |
She was head accountant at the old Jelleff's department store in downtown Washington D.C. where she worked for over 40 years. After retiring to her home on Cobb Island, Ruth was active in the Holy Ghost Ladies of Charity, the Ladies Auxiliary of American Legion Post 82, the Cobb Island VFD Ladies Auxiliary, and the 5th and 6th districts Democratic Club. She also was honored for her long time service as a volunteer with the Physician's Memorial Hospital in La Plata which is now Civista Medical Center.
Ruth's husband, Ernest S. Morrison, preceded her in death, as did her sister's Alice, Anna, Ida, and Evelyn, brother's Joseph, Andrew, and Francis, and nephews John Pike and Raymond Luckett.
She is survived by her nephew Robert Pike of Cobb Island and many grandnephews, grandnieces, great grandnephews and great grandnieces.
The family will be receiving friends at the Holy Ghost Catholic Church in Issue, MD from 9:30 am until time of Mass at 11 am on Saturday, July 3, 2010. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Flowers should be sent directly to the Holy Ghost Church.
In lieu of flowers, contribtutions may be made in Ruth's name to the Charles County Nursing and Rehabilitation Center Foundation, La Plata.
Arrangements by Arehart-Echols Funeral Home, La Plata, MD.
|Kline, Edward Clyde
Birth: 1930-05-14 in Washington, DC
|Edward C. Kline, 80, of La Plata, MD, died June 25, 2010, at George Washington Hospital, Washington, DC.|
Mr. Kline was an Aircraft Mechanic for 38 years at Andrews Air Force Base in Clinton, MD. Following his retirement from Andrews, he was a mechanic with Metro in Washington, DC from 1986 through 2008. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force, having served during Korea from 1950-1954. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus St. Pius Council. In his youth, he was a professional baseball pitcher with the Philadelphia Athletics from 1948-1949. He enjoyed gardening, sports, especially his Redskins and Boston Red Sox, loved watching TV westerns - John Wayne was his hero.
Born May 14, 1930, in Washington, DC, he was the son of the late Edward C. Kline and the late Teresa M. Freze Kline.
Predeceased by his parents and his wife, Lucia Kline.
Survived by daughter, Teresa and her husband Mark Shutters of La Plata, MD; sons, Victor A. and his wife Sharon Kline of La Plata, MD and Andrew W. and his wife Rose Anne Kline of Hughesville, MD; brother, Charles Simpson of California, MD; sister, Ursula Sticell of PA. Also survived by four grandchildren, Kathrine Victoria, Andrea Marie, Nicholas Edward Wm., and Alexandra Lucia.
Visitation will be Wednesday, June 30, 2010, from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. with prayers at 7 p.m. at Raymond Funeral Chapel, 5635 Washington Avenue, La Plata, MD 20646.
Mass of Christian Burial will be Thursday, July 1, 2010, at 10:30 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, La Plata, MD.
Interment will be in the Church Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the ALS/Lou Gehrig’s Disease, 615 S. Frederick Avenue, Suite 308, Gaithersburg, MD 20877.
Arrangements provided by Raymond Funeral Service.
|Dunnington, Edith Regina
Birth: 1928-11-06 in Marbury, Maryland
|Edith Regina Thomas Dunnington was born on November 6, 1928 in Marbury, Maryland to the late Frank and the late Minnie Thomas. Although she was known by her family as “Sister,” she was also known as Regina. She departed this life and entered into eternal peace on Friday, June 25, 2010 at her residence.|
She received her education in the Public Schools of Charles County, Maryland graduating from Pomonkey High School in June 1946. Regina met and married William McKinley Dunnington.
Regina worked at the Naval Propellant Factory, Indian Head, MD and later moved with the Agency to Fort Belvoir, Alexandria, Virginia where she retired after many dedicated years of service. She later became a caregiver to many elderly people. She also loved babysitting, gardening and caring for her flowers. Family and friends enjoyed her cooking skills, especially her fried chicken, potato salad, sweet potato pie and corn pudding and during the Christmas holiday everyone looked forward to her homemade root beer.
She was a life member of the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church singing with the Senior Choir for over 65 years. She also helped fry the chicken in the old church hall and enjoyed every moment. God always came first in Regina’s life.
In addition to her parents, Regina was preceded in death by her brother, Lloyd Thomas, Sr., sisters, Rosa Slater and Evelyn Miles and step-father John W. Brooks.
Fond memories will be cherished by her three loving children, Charles (Ruby), Beverly (William Stewart), and Pamela (Tony) Dorsey, seven grandchildren, Keya (William)McRae, Edith Nivens, Rashawn Ebony Williams, William Stewart II, John Dorsey, Chrystal Shaw, and Joniece Shaw, eight great grandchildren, Shayla Dunnington, Eshawna Lee, Brittany Nivens, William McRae III, Shanae Nivens, Darrius and Javone Hatton and six other great grandsons, three sisters-in-law, Ollie Barnes, Pearline and Elizabeth Dunnington, two brothers-in-law, Paul and Clifford Dunnington, devoted nephew and niece, Clifton and Theresa Thomas, and a host of others nieces and nephews. Also surviving is a childhood friend, Florine King and longtime friends, Callie Brown, Virginia Price and Mary Thompson, two God daughters, Regina and Jessica Johnson, and a host of other relatives and friends.
Her viewing will be held on Wednesday, June 30th, 6:00pm until 9:00pm, prayers 8:00pm and on Thursday, July 1st, 10:00am until time of services 11:00am at Pleasant Grove Missionary Baptist Church, 5560 Pleasant Grove Road, Marbury, MD 20658. Interment Church Cemetery.
Arrangements entrusted to Thornton Funeral Home, PA, 3439 Livingston Road, Indian Head, MD.
Birth: 1929-06-05 in Hartford, Connecticut
|Patrick Muldoon died after a prolonged illness in Asbury~Solomons Retirement Community in Solomons, Maryland, on June 25, 2010, with his loving family at his bedside. Patrick was born on June 5, 1929 in Hartford Connecticut to the late Patrick and Mary nee Kelley Muldoon. |
After attending Hartford Public High School, he entered the Navy where he served as an Aviation Electronics Technician and aircrew man during the Korean War. He was assigned to a San Diego based VP squadron flying the PBM Mariner and was awarded an Air Medal for action over Inchon. Upon completion of active duty service he attended Hillyer College in Hartford and served in the Hartford Police Department. In 1955 he met his beloved Maryellen Grover and they married in1956. As his family grew, Pat transitioned from a sales position with National Cash Register to a management career with the State of Connecticut. He completed his working career as Administrative Service Officer for Eastern Connecticut State University in 1985. From 1963 until 1987 the family made their home in Newington Connecticut.
Patrick loved the water and introduced all his children to sailing and white water canoeing, both of which became staples of Muldoon Family weekends during the 70s and he continued his sailing well past his 70th birthday.
Throughout his life Patrick was active in multiple organizations that influenced and shaped his philosophy of community service. A long time member of the Lions club he served as President of the Newington Chapter as well as state board member. While president of the local PTA, he co-founded the Newington Student Assistance Fund, which has provided interest free loans for more than 800 students since its inception in 1966. Additionally, Patrick was a member of the Navy League, Knights of Columbus, and President of the Naval Academy Parent’s Association of Connecticut.
Upon retirement Pat carried out a long time threat to pursue public office, barely losing the race for Judge of Probate in 1987 to a three-term incumbent. Because of a family medical crisis, Pat and Maryellen relocated to Ft Lauderdale, Florida, for two years before moving to San Diego in 1989. The Muldoons established themselves in the community of Bonita and resided there until 2004.While in San Diego, Pat expanded his involvement in the Navy League becoming a National Director from1998-2000. Pat and Maryellen relished their involvement in the Bonita Optimist Club as well as the Parish of Corpus Christi where Patrick provided leadership in the Knights of Columbus (he earned his Fourth Degree).
Due to health issues in 2004, Pat and Maryellen moved to Asbury-Solomons Island retirement community in Maryland. Despite challenges, Pat enjoyed his last years with his family and friends. He was a loving husband, devoted father, awesome grandfather and tremendous friend.
Patrick was predeceased by his brother Lawrence Muldoon and his sister Barbara McKay. He is survived by his wife Maryellen, his sons Michael (wife Jeannie), of San Diego, Richard (wife Heather) of Lusby, Maryland, and his daughter Pamela (husband Mike) of Naperville, Illinois. Additionally, he leaves eight grandchildren, Zachary and Emily Cooper of Naperville; Brian, Gordon and Urmi Muldoon of Lusby; and Glennis, Patrick Rory and Charles Muldoon of San Diego.
A Memorial will be held at Asbury-Solomons Auditorium, 11000 Asbury Circle, Solomons, MD 20688 on July 15, 2010, at 2:00 PM, with Pastor Randall Casto officiating.
Arrangements by the Rausch Funeral Home, P. A., 20 American Lane, Lusby, Maryland.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Benevolent Care Fund of Asbury-Solomons Retirement Community, Asbury Foundation, Attn: Benevolent Care Fund, 1110 Asbury Circle, Solomons, MD 20688; the YMCA of San Diego County, 3708 Ruffin Road, San Diego, CA 92123-1812 or the Newington Student Assistance Fund, % TD Bank, 1133 Main Street, Newington, CT 06111.
To live in the hearts we leave behind is not to die.
|Womaski, Dorothy Lucille
Birth: 1928-10-21 in Duluth, Minnesota
|Dorothy Lucille Womaski, 81, passed away on June 23, 2010 at Calvert Memorial Hospital, Prince Frederick, MD. She was born on October 21, 1928 in Duluth, Minnesota to the late Emily Streukens Martin and Chad Martin. |
She was preceded in death by her husband Richard A. Womaski.
Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Saturday, June 26, 10:30 AM at Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Church, 90 Alexander Street, Solomons, MD. Interment followed in the church cemetery.
Should friend’s desire contributions may be made in her memory to SMILE Ecumenical Ministries, Inc., P.O. Box 1276, Solomons, Maryland 20688 or online at www.smileinc.org.
Arrangements by the Rausch Funeral Home, P.A., Lusby, MD.
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