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Schleutermann, Joan Elaine
Birth: Sunday, September 29, 1935 in Dowell, Maryland
Residence: Lusby, Maryland
Death: Saturday, March 13, 2010 at the age of 74
Laid to Rest: Friday, March 19, 2010 in the St. Paul United Methodist Church Cemetery, Lusby, Maryland
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Joan Elaine Schleutermann nee Abell, age 74, of Lusby, Maryland, died at home Saturday, March 13,2010 at 9:30 PM after a fifteen-year battle with Pick's disease.

Held in the arms of her husband and surrounded by her family, pastor and friends she passed from their hands to God's waiting arms. She was born on the 29th of September in 1935 in Dowell Maryland. Her parents were the late George Raymond Abell of Solomons, Maryland and Margaret Cecelia Barrett of Dowell, Maryland. Joan's paternal grandparents were the late George E. Abell and Ida V. "Ginny" Gamer and her maternal grandparents were the late Alexander J. Barrett and Katie Allen.

Joan Elaine married Walter Michael Schleutermann Sr., the son of the late Walter F. Schleutermann and Anna C. Suraci of North East, Pennsylvania, at her Lusby home on the 28th of December in 1977. They celebrated their 32nd wedding anniversary this past December. Joan was educated at the old Solomon's Schoolhouse as was her mother. A bookkeeper, she was employed in payroll by Bectal Contactor on site at Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant and later in payroll by Architect of the Capitol Business Office in Washington, D.C. Joan worked for 17 years at Calvert County Nursing Center initially as their bookkeeper and then as their Business Office Manager. She worked for several years in the same capacity at Solomon's Nursing Home-Center and briefly at Charles County Nursing Center in La Plata. Later she worked in sales at the J.C. Penney.

Joan supported Walt in his work as Lion's Club Treasurer, 1995-2000, Calvert County Lions Club District 22-C and she was a member-at-large of the Lioness Club, Prince Frederick. She grew up on the water and loved swimming, boating, camping, snorkeling and crabbing and she liked to fast dance. Joan loved family get togethers and hosted many a holiday dinner. A great cook she was noted for her beach plum jelly and her signature crab bisque soup. Joan and Walt enjoyed the Islands in the Mediterranean and travel out of the country. In 1976, they took a road trip across the southwest states and up the Pacific coast, returning through the middle states. In 2002, Walt, Joan and friends took a cruise through the Caribbean Islands.

She was preceded in death by her parents, George R. Abell in March of 1981 and Margaret C. Barrett on Sept 06 1986, her step-father Jesse N. Dare, March 28, 1991, a brother, Gary L. Dare, May 21 2004, a nephew Eric L. Dare, Sept 13, 1997 and most recently her aunt, Sylvia Barrett Morgan, April 20, 2009.

Joan is survived by her husband Walter, her son Knute C. (Denise) Crivella, her sister Paula (Bob) Dare Wigginton of Great Mills, Maryland, two brothers, Naugle (Betty) Dare of Lusby, Maryland and Jerry (Betty) of Rogers, Texas, a granddaughter, Christianna Crivella, and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

The family wishes to express their special gratitude for the presence and support of Joan's cousin and Walt's friend, Michael Barrett and his wife 1m Sun, support from St. Paul United Methodist Church, Lusby, and especially the kind and caring treatment they received from Dr. Samuel Foster, the Adult Day Care, the Calvert Hospice and all of Joan's personal caregivers. The Pallbearers will include Michael Barrett, David Fallin, Kevin Fallin, David Morgan, Xavier Polanski, Dr. Michael Sivak Jr., and Honorary Pallbearers are Charles F. "Bud" Bell Jr., Katie Sivak, Shawn Bresse, and Thomas Polanski.

Funeral arrangements by Rausch Funeral Home, 20 American Lane, Lusby, with visitation on Thursday, March 18, from 2-4:00 PM and 6-8:00 PM. Visitation with service, burial and reception to follow begins at 10:00 AM, Friday, March 19th, St. Paul United Methodist Church and Cemetery, 11000 H. G. Truman Road, Lusby.

Smothers-Hart, Shirley
Residence: Bryans Road, Maryland
Death: Saturday, March 13, 2010
Laid to Rest: Friday, March 19, 2010 in the Holy Ghost Catholic Church Cemetery, Issue, Maryland
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Shirley Smothers-Hart, employed by Bryans Road Safeway, quietly departed this life for one eternal on Saturday, March 13, 2010 at the Community Hospice of Washington.

Her viewing will be held on Friday, March 19th, 10:00am until Mass of Christian Burial 11:00am, Holy Ghost Catholic Church, 15848 Rock Point Road, Issue, MD. Interment Church Cemetery.

Arrangements entrusted to Thornton Funeral Home, P.A., Indian Head.

Shelton, Donna Patrice
Birth: Sunday, January 03, 1954 in Hyattsville, Maryland
Residence: Leonardtown, Maryland
Death: Friday, March 12, 2010 at the age of 56
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Donna Patrice "Patti" Shelton, 56, of Leonardtown, MD and formerly from Bladensburg, MD died March 12, 2010 in Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC. Born January 3, 1954 at Prince George's Hospital in Hyattsville, MD, she was the daughter of the late Clyde Elsworth and Ada Veronica Beall Ammann.

She was the wife of Robert Allen Shelton, Jr. whom she married on February 14 in Leonardtown, MD.

She is also survived by her daughter Christy Yager of Lusby, MD, her three grandchildren and her siblings Alma Wilde of Churchton, MD, Diane Ammann of Leonardtown, MD, Joe Ammann or Seventh District, MD, Al Ammann of Clements, MD and Cindy Osterman of Leonardtown, MD.

She was preceded in death by her siblings Virginia "Ginny" Radcliffe and Robert "Bobby" Ammann. Patti graduated from Chopticon High School in 1973 after moving from Bladensburg, MD in 1972.

She attended Dr. James A. Forrest Career & Technical Center after graduating High School and received a Nursing Assistance Degree. She was a Sales Associate at Wal-Mart.

A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, March 27th, 2010 at 6:00 PM in Faith Bible Church, Mechanicsville, MD. Interment will be private.

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




Dent, William John
Birth: Friday, July 08, 1921 in Detriot, Michigan
Residence: Town Creek, Maryland
Death: Friday, March 12, 2010 at the age of 88
Laid to Rest: Friday, March 19, 2010 in the Charles Memorial Gardens, Leonardtown, Maryland
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William John "Chief" Dent, 88, of Town Creek, MD passed away on March 12, 2010 at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, MD. Chief was born on July 8, 1921 in Detroit, MI. As an infant he was adopted by his maternal grandparents and grew up in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada.

Chief was a WW II veteran serving in the United States Navy for 24 years and retired as a Senior Chief while stationed at the Patuxent River Naval Air Station in 1964. After his retirement from the Navy, he began working for Sheaffer's Food Mart in Tall Timbers, MD. In 1978 he purchased the store which is now known as WJ Dent & Sons/Chief's Bar.

Chief enjoyed serving the Tall Timbers community through his store. He was an avid reader of paperback science fiction books and also enjoyed fishing and his occasional trips to Canada to visit family and friends. He was never without a toothpick or his pocket planners.

He is survived by his children, Thelma K. Sparks of Great Mills, MD, Ralph A. (Tony) and Susan W. Dent of Hollywood, MD, David A. Dent of Town Creek, MD, and William A. (Andy) Dent of Tall Timbers, MD; his grandchildren Jessica M. Dent of Mattawan, MI, Darryl S. Sparks of Great Mills, MD, Rebecca L. Pratt of Houston, TX and Samuel L. Pratt of Hollywood, MD; his nephew Steve Dent and his family of Sudbury, Ontario, CA and his niece Arlene Rogers and her family of Texas.

He is predeceased by his wife Mary Jo, and his grandson Thomas T. Sparks, Jr.

The family will receive friends for Chief's Life Celebration on Thursday, March 18, 2010 from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the Brinsfield Funeral Home, 22955 Hollywood Road, Leonardtown, MD 20650. A funeral service will be held on Friday, March 19, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. in the Brinsfield Funeral Home chapel. Interment will follow in Charles Memorial Gardens, Leonardtown, MD.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Red Cross, NNMC Chapter, 8901 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD 20889; or the Second District Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 1, Valley Lee, MD 20692.

Arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., Leonardtown, MD.

Sievert, Franklin Delano
Birth: Tuesday, January 30, 1934 in Germany
Residence: Charlotte Hall, Maryland
Death: Friday, March 12, 2010 at the age of 76
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Franklin Delano Sievert, 76, of Charlotte Hall, MD, formerly of Beltsville, MD, passed away on March 12, 2010. He was born on January 30, 1934 in Germany to the late Louis Earnest Sievert and the late Mary Christena Gerstner.

He married Betty Jo Haut on May 8, 1961 and they divorced in 1980.

Franklin joined the Army on August 9, 1956 and was honorably discharged on July 25, 1958. He went on to work for 33 years with Giant Food Inc. as a Truck Driver and retired in 1990. He enjoyed woodworking, swimming, puzzles and models.

Franklin was preceded in death by his parents, ex-wife, daughter Peggy Sievert-Williams, and siblings, John Sievert and Henrietta Pritchard.

He is survived by his son Louis Sievert of Lusby, MD; sister, Barbara Myron of Springfield, IL; five grandchildren and one great grandchild.

A Celebration of Life Memorial Service was held on Tuesday, March 16, 2010 at 7:00 PM in the Rausch Funeral Home, Lusby, MD with Pastor Steve Fehrman officiating. Interment will be private.

Arrangements provided by Rausch Funeral Home.

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