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Canter, Halvor Joseph
Birth: Sunday, October 11, 1953 in Washington, DC
Residence: Lexington Park, Maryland
Death: Friday, December 17, 2010 at the age of 57
Laid to Rest: Tuesday, December 21, 2010 in the St. Michael's Catholic Church Cemetery, Ridge, Maryland
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Halvor Joseph Canter, 57 of Lexington Park, MD, passed away on December 17, 2010 at Hospice House of St. Mary's.

Born October 11, 1953 in Washington, DC he was the son of the late Halvor J. and Judith Miller Canter.

Mr. Canter owned and operated his own cleaning business. Hal was an avid softball player.

Mr. Canter is survived by his children; Aaron H. Canter of Piney Point, MD and Lindsay L. Canter of Lexington Park, MD, brother; Robert Canter of Lexington Park, MD, grandchildren; Lillian M. Canter and Benjamin A. Canter.

Family received friends on Monday, December 20, 2010 in the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., Leonardtown, MD A Mass of Christian burial was celebrated on Tuesday, December 21, 2010 at St. Michael's Catholic Church, with Father Lee Fangmyer officiating.

Interment followed in the church cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice House of St. Mary's, Inc., P.O. Box 625, Leonardtown, MD 20650.

Arrangements provided by Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A.

Bannister, Albert Francis
Birth: Tuesday, November 12, 1946 in Leonardtown, Maryland
Residence: California, Maryland
Death: Friday, December 17, 2010 at the age of 64
Laid to Rest: Thursday, December 23, 2010 in the Charles Memorial Gardens, Leonardtown, Maryland
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Albert Francis Bannister, 64 of California, MD died December 17, 2010 at Chesapeake Shores Nursing Center after a long battle with illness brought on by diabetes.

Born November 12, 1946 in Leonardtown, MD he was the son of the late Elijah and Emma (Anderson) Bannister.

Albert graduated from Banneker High School in 1964, and later joined the U.S. Army. Albert attended Columbia School of Broadcasting and became St. Mary's County's number on disc jockey (DJ). Albert was known to his audiences as "Mr. B", "B-Love" and "Mighty Mighty Burner". Albert worked several jobs; Riggs Bank as a security guard, Southern Maryland Supply as an inventory clerk, and at the Naval Electronic Systems Engineering Activity (NESEA) as a warehouse supervisor. In addition to his prominence as the county's number one DJ, Albert's hobby was coaching the Oakville Bombers softball team.

Albert leaves behind his beloved wife of 43 years, Mary Elizabeth Bannister, a daughter, Darlene Elizabeth Bannister of California, MD, a son, Tyrone Francis Bannister (Kimberly) of Mechanicsville, MD, four grandchildren, Chardae Whalen, Travis Bannister, DeAngleo Bannister, and Antonio Wills, three great grandchildren, Travis Lamar Bannister, Jr., Antonio Marcellus Wills, Jr., and Emoni Tiyanna Wills, brothers, Willie Bannister (Connie) of Baltimore, MD, Harrison Bannister (Jackie) of Bowie, MD, George Bannister (Agnes) of Leonardtown, MD, sisters, Agalee Gibson of Baltimore, MD, Emma Greenfield (Charles) of Upper Marlboro, MD, sister in law, Shirley Hebb (Aloysius), brothers in law, Joe Nelson (Evangeline), Francis Nelson (Lorena), and Mickey Nelson (Annie).

In addition to his parents, Albert was preceded in death by his brother, Leroy Bannister, mother and father in law, George and Edith Nelson, his nieces Sharon Bannister and Mary Frances Hart and his nephew Jerome Bannister.

Family will receive friends on Thursday, December 23, 2010 from 9:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. in St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Morganza, MD. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. with Reverend Keith Woods officiating. Interment will follow in Charles Memorial Gardens, Leonardtown, MD.

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

Mattingley, Erin Leigh Payne
Birth: Monday, May 20, 1974 in Takoma Park, Maryland
Residence: Hollywood, Maryland
Death: Friday, December 17, 2010 at the age of 36
Laid to Rest: Wednesday, December 22, 2010
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Erin Leigh Payne Mattingly, 36, of Hollywood, MD was taken home and given her wings on December 17, 2010, after a hard-fought battle with A.L.S.

Erin was born in Takoma Park, MD and spent most of her life growing up and living in Southern Maryland. She was an amazing spirit and devoted mother. Her smile could light up a room, her laugh warmed the heart, and her humor could bring tears to your eyes. She focused her life on loving her 3 children and living every day to the fullest. She was a fighter, to the very end, and her absence will leave those she touched forever changed.

Erin is survived by her 3 children - Jarrett Christopher Leavy, Camryn Ruth Leavy, and Abigail Catherine Mattingly; her father Fred "Larry" Payne; her mother Barbara Ruth Payne; her sister Tara Marie Woods; her brother-in-law David Woods; her nephews Brady, Tanner, and Logan Woods; her niece Makenna Woods; her special friends - Kellie Harding, Cheryl Raley, Stephanie Stone, Cammie vanDalen, and Lisa Zimmerman; several close friends, including Philip Gainey, Mark Pettit, and Christopher "Chop" Simpson; and extended family.

Erin and her children were blessed with several wonderful caregivers over the past few years.

Family will receive friends on Wednesday, December 22, 2010 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. in the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., Leonardtown, MD with a Life Celebration Service at 11:00 a.m.

There will be a gathering of friends immediately following the service at Mt. Zion Church Hall, Mechanicsville, MD.

In lieu of flowers, Erin requested memorial contributions be made to the Hospice House of St. Mary's, P.O. Box 625, Leonardtown, MD 20650.

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

Hooper, Jean Marie
Birth: Wednesday, September 15, 1937 in Washington, DC
Residence: Lusby, Maryland
Death: Friday, December 17, 2010 at the age of 73
Laid to Rest: Tuesday, December 21, 2010 in the Trinity Memorial Gardens, Waldorf, Maryland
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Jean Marie Hooper, 73, of Lusby, MD passed away on December 17, 2010 at her home. Jean was born on September 15, 1937 in Washington D.C. to the late Thelma Marie and Louis James Russell.

Besides her parents, Jean is also predeceased by her husband, Leroy B. Hooper, a son, Leroy Gerald "Jerry" Hooper and a brother, John Russell.

She was a member of St. Francis DeSales Catholic Church in Benedict and Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Church in Solomons. She was a past member of the Ladies Auxiliary of Benedict Volunteer Fire and Rescue Squad and an active member of the Third Alarmers for Solomons Volunteer Fire and Rescue Squad.

During the eighties, Jean worked with Special Ed Students at Thomas Stone. Jean was a self taught Paleontologist and Museum Interpreter, who enjoyed educating children and adults alike at the Calvert Marine Museum. She enjoyed fossil hunting and all things about nature, the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Great Smoky Mountains. She was an avid dog lover and will be greatly missed by her companion, ChiChi.

Jean is survived by a daughter, Debra Marie Kustka ( John) of Prince Frederick, MD, a son Gary Michael Hooper (Melanie) of Benedict, MD, grandchildren Thomas Simmons, Jr., Matthew Simmons, Paul Hooper (Megan), Zachary Hooper and Elizabeth Hooper. She is also survived by one great granddaughter, Marlie Hooper and Sisters Jackie Dixon and Joan Duley and a brother Joel Russell.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday December 21, 2010 from 10-12 Noon at the Rausch Funeral Home, P.A., 4405 Broomes Island Road, Port Republic, MD where services will follow at 12 noon. Interment will be in Trinity Memorial Gardens, Waldorf, MD. Pallbearers are Thomas Simmons, Jr., Matthew Simmons, John Kustka, Gary Hooper, Zachary Hooper and Paul Hooper.

Memorial contributions may be made to Solomons Vol. Fire and Rescue Dept. P.O. Box 189, Solomons, MD 20688 or Calvert Hospice, P.O. Box 838, Prince Frederick, MD 20678.

Arrangements provided by Rausch Funeral Home.


Gardner, Margaret Sidney
Birth: Friday, June 16, 1916 in Washington, DC
Residence: Solomons, Maryland
Death: Friday, December 17, 2010 at the age of 94
Laid to Rest: in the National Memorial Park, Falls Church, Virginia
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Margaret Sidney Gardner, 94, of Solomons, MD passed away peacefully at her residence on December 17, 2010. She was born on June 16, 1916 in Washington, DC to the late Hubert Powell and Ollie Lucy Gooding.

She was the loving wife to Frederick Eller Gardner whom preceded her in death on March 13, 2008.

Margaret is survived by her daughter Peggy Hearn and husband George of Dunkirk, MD; one granddaughter, Sherrie Hearn of St. Leonard, MD and one sister, Dorothy C. Kimball.

A Memorial Service will be held on Tuesday, December 21, 2010 at 11 AM in the Rausch Funeral Home Chapel, Lusby, MD with Pastor Connie Miller officiating. Interment will be private.

Contributions may be made in memory of Margaret to St. Luke Lutheran Church, 9100 Colesville Road, Silver Spring, MD 20910.

Arrangements provided by Rausch Funeral Home.

Memorial Service
December 21, 2010
11 AM
Location: Rausch Funeral Home - Lusby, MD


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