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|Melinda Cannon, age 50, of Waldorf, MD died on December 3, 2014 at her residence with Hospice.|
Melinda was a cash office manager with Staples Office Supplies Store in Waldorf, MD for 12 plus years. Prior to her work at Staples, she worked for Davidson Beauty Supply. She loved eating seafood, going to flea markets, thrift stores and yard sales. She was a volunteer with the Girl Scouts and especially loved her summers at the beach.
She is the daughter of the late John M. DiSilvestre and the late Virginia Holtzman DiSilvestre. She is survived by her husband of 25 years, Jimmie Lee Cannon; two daughters, Nicole Marie and Crystal Anne Cannon; one brother, John D. Silvestre, Jr.; and one sister, Marlene Souder; three nieces, Holli, Jennifer and Angela; and one great niece, Ariana.
Friends received on Thursday, December 11, 2014 from 10AM until time of Funeral Service at 12PM at Raymond Funeral Service Chapel, 5635 Washington Avenue, La Plata, MD 20646. Interment at St. Mary’s Bryantown Catholic Church Cemetery, 13715 Notre Dame Place, Bryantown, MD 20617.
Memorials are asked to the American Cancer Society, Tribute Giving, 8400 Silver Crossing, Oklahoma City, OK 73132. Arrangements provided by Raymond Funeral Service.
|Butler, John Edward, Sr.
|John Edward Butler, Sr., better known as “Sam” to his family and friends, departed this life to be with the Lord on Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014. He was born on December 12th, 1945 to and raised by the late Charles Sylvester Butler and Martha Ellen Countess in Maddox, MD. He was married in 1972 to the love of his life, Juanita Butler.|
He graduated from Banneker High School in Loveville, MD in 1964. After graduation, Sam was drafted into the United States Army and served until 1967 receiving an honorable discharge.
Sam accepted the Lord in his life at Gospel Tabernacle of Prayer (G.T.O.P.) in 2013. He loved attending church and participating in the praise and worship service. He also enjoyed the sermons preached by Bishop LeRoy McDuffie and the other ministers. He could remember the messages preached from Sunday to Sunday.
Sam was a master carpenter, a builder and truly a “Jack of all Trades”. He could build anything and did it with perfection and pride. Those who enter G.T.O.P. can witness the labor he performed with love.
He enjoyed fishing with his brother, Charlie; his sister, Mary Agnes; buddies, Mike Jordan, Glen Thomas, Michael Thompson and others, his grandchildren and especially his wife, who could out fish him. He enjoyed working on puzzles (with his wife or anyone who joined him), gardening, playing his guitar and watching his Washington Redskins losing most of the time. You could also find Sam enjoying some laughs in King Kennedy with his “Over the Hill Gang” and conversing with his sister, Mary Agnes.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Martha Butler.
Sam is survived by his devoted wife of 42 years, Juanita; his sons. Bernard (Juliet), Tyrone, John (Eddie), Jr, and Trevis (Teya); his grandchildren, Tyrone, Trevon, Tyreke, Tylita, Tyonte, JaQuan, DaJaun, Berna’, Ryonna, Tanae, Jeremiah, Ethan and one great grandson, Te’Aun; siblings, Charlie (Gail), Theresa (Richard) and Mary Agnes (Sonny) and a host of other relatives and friends.
Family will unite with friends on Thursday, December 11, 2014 for visitation at 9:00 am until time of service at 11:00 am at Gospel Tabernacle of Prayer Church, 24516 Budds Creek Road, Clements, MD. On Friday, December 12, 2014 interment will be at Cheltenham Veterans Cemetery, Cheltenham, MD at 10:45 am.
Arrangements provided by Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home.
|Willett, Michael Raymond
Birth: 1955-08-02 in La Plata, Maryland
|Michael Raymond Willett, “Mike” 59, died on December 2, 2014 at his home in Port Tobacco, MD. He was born on August 2, 1955 in La Plata, MD to Doris Jean Willett and the late Clarence Raymond Willett. |
He is survived by his wife Jacqueline Evelyn Shughart Willett, daughter Laura Thorne (David), grandchildren Shannon Thorne and David Thorne, Jr.
Mike was a self-employed plumber and a truck driver for Chaney Enterprises. He was a Life member of the Accokeek Fire Department and the Charles County Medic Unit. He was a member of the Allentown Rd., Brandywine, Indian Head and Marbury Volunteer Fire Departments. He was also a member of the Sons of the American Legion Post 82 and the Moose Lodge 1709. Some of the things he enjoyed were NASCAR, politics, baseball and he loved his dogs, Cooper and Chance.
The family will celebrate Mikes life on Monday, December 8, 2014 from 4 to 8 PM with a Fireman’s service 7 PM at the Accokeek Fire House. A Funeral service will be held on Tuesday, December 9, 2014 11 AM at the Old Durham Church, Ironsides, MD. Interment to follow in the church cemetery.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the American Cancer Society or Humane Society of Charles County. Arrangements provided by Arehart-Echols Funeral Home.
|Lyons, H. Arnold
Birth: 1920-12-02 in Owings, Maryland
|H. Arnold Lyons, 94, a lifelong resident of Owings passed away December 2, 2014 at Calvert Memorial Hospital in Prince Frederick. He was born December 2, 1920 in Owings to Hendricks and Helen Pearl (Gibson) Lyons. Arnold graduated from Charlotte Hall Military Academy in 1938. He married Cathryn Milhado in 1942 and they made their home in Owings. |
Arnold enlisted in the United States Army in 1942 and was honorably discharged in 1945. He was employed as a security guard at the Naval Research Laboratory at Randle Cliff in Chesapeake Beach.
Arnold was also a lifelong farmer, raising tobacco and produce. He was a member of the Stallings-Williams American Legion Post 206 in Chesapeake Beach. Arnold enjoyed sports, especially the Baltimore Orioles and the old Baltimore Colts. He also enjoyed horse racing, playing cards and spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.
Arnold was preceded in death by his parents and wife Cathryn M. Lyons. He is survived by a son Douglas A. Lyons and wife Bonnie of Owings, grandson Douglas A. Lyons, Jr. of Baltimore and granddaughter Brooke A. Wilde and husband Mike of Owings. Also surviving are grandchildren Mason C. and Stella C. Wilde.
Arrangements provided by Rausch Funeral Home.
|Breen, Marie Helen
|Marie Helen Breen, of Chesapeake Beach, MD passed away on Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at the age of 99. Marie was born in Darby, PA on August 15, 1915 to Marie (Crumbach) and Edward McCloskey. |
She enjoyed playing bingo, dancing, singing and going bowling. As long as she was able, she took great pleasure in gardening and decorating beautiful cakes.
Marie was the beloved wife of the late Charles Clement Breen, who passed away in 1997. She was the loving mother of Emily Nix and her late husband James, Theresa Nalley and Janet Colomo and her partner Patricia Snider. She is also survived by granddaughter, Leslie Semones, sister, Madalyn Woodyard, and numerous grandchildren.
Marie was preceded in death by her parents, husband, son – Charles “Chuck” Breen, daughters – Elizabeth Frances Semones and Regina “Jeannie” Breen.
Memorial contributions may be made to ALS Association, 7507 Standish Place, Rockville, MD 20855 or American Cancer Society, 1041 MD Route 3, North Bldg A, Gambrills, MD 21054. Arrangements provided by Lee Funeral Home.
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