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|Byrd, Mary Catherine
Birth: 1926-06-15 in Beans Cove, Pennsylvania
|Mary Catherine Byrd (Mom Mom), 87 of Mechanicsville, MD, died December 10, 2013 at Hospice House of St. Mary's in Callaway, MD. Born June 15, 1926 in Beans Cove, PA she was the daughter of the late Grover Bridges and Rosalia Bridges.|
Mary is survived by her three daughters, Cindy Walton (Tom) of Mechanicsville, MD, Donna Hubble (Ron) of Lanham, MD and Carolyn Vanjaria (Al) of Port St. Lucie, FL; grandchildren, Ashley Walton, Tommy Walton, Jenna Walton, Jessie Hubble (Allison), Brian Hubble (Krystal), Hanif Vanjaria (Patricia), Abeed Vanjaria and Madina Scott (Brian); great-grandchildren, Oliver Vanjaria, Mia Vanjaria, Lucas Hubble and Hannah Hubble; sister, Elsie Barnes of Flintstone, MD, and brother Philip Bridges of Baltimore, MD.
Mary was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Howard D. Byrd in 1995, and her siblings, Laverne Ruppert, Zelma Miller, Irene McDonald, Helen McQuain, Clarence Bridges and Patrick Bridges.
Mary (Kitty) was an amazing wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend. She was a great woman with the sweetest nature that absolutely loved her family and would go over and beyond to make everyone happy. Mary was deeply devoted to her family and her Catholic faith. She was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Mechanicsville, MD.
A graveside service will be held on Friday, December 20, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at the Maryland Veterans Cemetery, 11301 Crain Highway, Cheltenham, MD 20623.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Mary's memory may be made to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 5216, Glenn Allen, VA 23058-5216 or Hospice of St. Mary's, P.O. Box 625, Leonardtown, MD 20650.
Her family wishes to thank the caregivers at the Hospice of St. Mary's for the tender care they provided her during her stay.
Arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., Leonardtown, MD.
|Presley, Christine D.
|Troiano, Concetta Marie
Birth: 1924-09-21 in Manhattan, New York
|Concetta Marie Troiano, 89, of Great Mills, MD formerly of Sarasota, FL passed away on December 9, 2013 at her son’s residence. Born on September 21, 1924 in Manhattan, NY she was the loving daughter of the late Giuseppe and Letizia Cervone Carriero. |
Concetta is survived by her children; Esta Lamb and Nathalie Randall and Lawrence Troiano all of CA, Dominick Troiano of Great Mills, MD, Joseph Troiano of NY, and sister Mary Dellaccio of Sarasota, FL.
She is preceded in death by her siblings; Frank Carriero, Jimmy Carriero, and Bill Carriero.
Concetta was a homemaker and moved from Sarasota, FL to St. Mary’s County, MD in 2008. She attended St. Martha’s Catholic Church in Sarasota, FL.
The family will receive friends on Thursday, December 12, 2013 from 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM in the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home, Leonardtown, MD. A Funeral Service will follow at 6:00 PM with Father John Ball officiating. Interment will be held at Calvary Cemetery in Woodside, NY.
Arrangements provided by Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home.
|Little, Elin Garrett
Birth: 1915-02-25 in New York City, New York
|Elin Garrett Little, 98, of La Plata, MD died on December 9, 2013 in La Plata, MD.|
She was born on February 25, 1915 to the late Thomas Garrett and Dinah Garrett in New York, NY. She is also predeceased by 1 brother and 6 sisters.
Elin worked as a spot welder on Dumont Tubes. She was an active member in the La Plata Baptist Church and enjoyed knitting and crochet.
She is survived by her daughter Nancy Goldsmith of The Villages, FL , son Robert Little of Woodland Hills, CA, grandchildren Debbie Burroughs of LaPlata, MD, Lynn Bowling of Newburg, MD, Rena Sellner of Germantown, MD., Tammy Goodman of Charlotte, NC., Robert Little, Jr. of CA., and Stacy Paydar of Utah. She is also survived by 8 great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be held on Saturday December 14, 2013 from 10 am to service time 12 noon at the Arehart-Echols Funeral Home, La Plata, MD. Interment to follow at the Mt. Rest Cemetery, La Plata, MD.
Memorial contributions may be made to the La Plata Baptist Church, 9400 Old Stagecoach Rd., La Plata, MD 20646. Arrangements provided by Arehart-Echols Funeral Home.
|Arena, Maryann Josephine
Birth: 1942-06-25 in Somerville, Massachusetts
|Maryann J. Arena of Dunkirk, Maryland, died on December 9, 2013 at the age of 71. She was born in Somerville, Massachusetts on June 25, 1942 to Andrew and Mary Costa. |
Maryann was the loving mother of sons Erik J. Arena (Ivonne) and Kenneth M. Arena. She was the devoted grandmother to Christina Marie Arena.
Maryann graduated from Tewksbury High School, Massachusetts in 1960. Upon graduating she served as a secretary at the U.S. Air Force installation at Hanscom Field, Bedford, Mass and later married Lt. Joseph A. Arena in June 1965. She took time off to raise a family, but returned to work at Mount Calvary Catholic School in Forestville, Maryland in 1975 as a secretary and later as an administrative assistant where she held that position for over 38 years.
Maryann was a lifelong member of Mt. Calvary Catholic Church, a weekly participant and served as a Eucharistic minister.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 45 years, Joseph Arena.
She is survived by her sons Erik Arena and Ken Arena. Also survived by her brother Charles Costa and nieces Elizabeth and Suzie.
Maryann was able to enjoy her love of reading, friends, family and granddaughter. Always happy, she knew how to appreciate what is most important in life. She lived her life to the fullest and will be greatly missed.
Family invite friends to Mount Calvary Catholic Church, 6702 Marlboro Pike, Forestville, MD 20747 on Friday, December 20 from 2-4pm and 6-8pm for viewing and on Saturday, December 21 from 10 am until the start of services at 11:00 am. Interment will be at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Maryland Chapter, 11350 McCormick Road, Executive Plaza III – Suite 100, Hunt Valley, MD 21031.
Arrangements provided by Lee Funeral Home.
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