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|Seyfried, Justine Margaret
Birth: 1921-07-31 in New York City, New York
|Justine Margaret Seyfried, 93, of Fredericksburg, VA, formerly of Mechanicsville, MD passed away peacefully February 8, 2015 at Heartfields Assisted Living in Fredericksburg, VA. She was born July 31, 1921 in New York City, NY. She was the daughter of the late Emil Williams and the late Emma Burke Page. In addition to her parents, Justine was predeceased by her husband Andrew Seyfried.|
Justine enjoyed ceramics, sewing, and crafts. She helped to get the Northern Senior Center in Charlotte Hall, MD going.
Justine is survived by her sons, Edward Seyfried and Malcolm Decker, five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends for Justine's Visitation on Friday, February 13, 2015 from 2-7pm at Brinsfield-Echols Funeral Home, P.A., 30195 Three Notch Rd., Charlotte Hall, MD 20622. Funeral Service will begin at 5pm with Deacon Bill Kyte officiating. Arrangements provided by Brinsfield-Echols Funeral Home.
|Simms, Dorothy Lillian
Birth: 1929-01-16 in Ednor, Maryland
|Dorothy Lillian "Dot" Simms, 86, of Ridge, MD passed away February 8, 2015 at her residence surrounded by her loving family. Born on January 16, 1929, in Ednor, MD, she is the daughter of the late Clifford Raymond Allen, Sr. and Helen Augusta Henton.|
On March 1, 1950, Dot married her beloved husband, Charles Hall Simms, at Moffett Field, CA. They celebrated 64 wonderful years of marriage together. She spent many years supporting her husband and family as they travelled with the Navy.
She was a dedicated teacher at St. John Regis Catholic School, Father Andrew White Catholic School and St. Michael's Catholic School for 30 years until her retirement in 1979. She enjoyed baking, in which she produced beautiful, professionally decorated cakes. In retirement, she enjoyed an Alaskan cruise with her husband. She was a member of the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary, St. Michael's Catholic Church, the Ladies of Charity, and the Red Hat Society.
In addition to her husband, she is also survived by her son, Charles Glen Simms (Cynthia) of Dunkirk, MD; her siblings, Alice Marie Allen Houser of Leonardtown, MD, Walter Elliott Allen of California, MD, and Robert Ethan Allen of Beltsville, MD; 8 grandchildren, and 10 great grandchildren. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her sons, Bruce Allan Simms, Steven Robert Simms; her daughter, Sheila Ray Drury Simms; and her siblings, Helen Mae Allen Merson, Clifford Raymond Allen, Jr., Harry Leonard Allen, and Jesse Eugene Allen.
Family will receive friends for Dot's Life Celebration on Sunday, February 15, 2015 from 2 -5:00 p.m., with a prayer service at 4:00 p.m., at Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., 22955 Hollywood Road, Leonardtown, MD 20650. On February 16, 2015, family will receive friends from 10-11:00 a.m. at St. Michaels' Catholic Church, 16566 Three Notch Road, Ridge, MD 20680. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Reverend Peter Giovanni at 11 a.m. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.
Memorial Contributions may be made to Hospice of St. Mary's, P.O. Box 625, Leonardtown, MD 20650 and Ridge Volunteer Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 456, Ridge, MD 20680. Arrangements provided by Brinsfield Funeral Home.
|Hurley, Margaret Colleen
Birth: 1940-03-25 in Bristol, Virginia
|Margaret Colleen Hurley, 74, of Mechanicsville, MD passed away February 7, 2015 at her residence surrounded by her loving family. Born on March 25, 1940 in Bristol, VA she is the daughter of the late George Roosevelt Blair and Edith Daisy Eugenia Terry.|
On October 18, 1957, Margaret married her beloved husband, Leon Scott Hurley. Together they celebrated 57 wonderful years of marriage. She was an active past member of First Baptist Church of La Plata and Leonardtown Baptist Church. She served as nursery coordinator in both churches and also volunteered at bible school. She was an excellent cook. Her greatest love was for her family, with whom she loved to spend her time.
In addition to her husband, she is also survived by her children, Michael Shawn Hurley (Dorothy) of Mechanicsville, MD, Tabitha Dawn Krauel (Robert) of La Plata, MD, and John Shannon Hurley (Donna) of Hollywood, MD; her brothers, Robert Lee Blair, George Terry Blair, and Marvin Steele Blair; 15 grandchildren, and 2 great grandchildren. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her brother, Charles Frederick Blair and Lynn Erwin Blair, and her sisters, Shirley Mae Gatterdam and Katherine Ann Stavrakas.
Family will receive friends for Margaret's Life Celebration on Thursday, February 12, 2015 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., 22955 Hollywood Road, Leonardtown, MD 20650. A Funeral Service will be celebrated by Pastor Rob McNutt at 1:00 p.m. Interment will follow at Charles Memorial Gardens in Leonardtown, MD.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, 1 Billy Graham Parkway, Charlotte, NC 28201. Arrangements provided by Brinsfield Funeral Home.
|Stone, Catherine Ann
Birth: 1937-09-06 in Leonardtown, Maryland
|Catherine Ann “Sissy” Stone, 77, of Park Hall, MD passed away on February 7, 2015 in Callaway, MD. Born on September 6, 1937 in Leonardtown, MD, she was the daughter of the late Theresa Agnes Higgs Ford and George Ignatius “Nace” Ford. |
Catherine was the loving wife of Robert Louis Stone, whom she married in Our Lady’s Catholic Church in Medley’s Neck, MD on October 10, 1956.
Catherine is survived by her children; Robert “Moe” Stone, Kelly Sonntag (Billy) of Avenue, MD, Sandra Schlosser of California, MD, Roberta Sola (Jon) of St. Mary’s City, MD ,5 grandchildren; Kimberly Murray, Bobby Lee Raley, Adam Schlosser, Bella Sola, and Evan Sola, 4 great grandchildren; Kori Raley, Kyndle Raley, Gunner Raley, and Rowan Murray. Siblings; Agnes Kerig of Elizabeth City, NC, George Ford of Suffolk, VA, and Bernice Fairfax of Lexington Park, MD.
She was a lifelong resident of St. Mary’s County, MD and graduated from St. Mary’s Academy High School in 1955, and was a homemaker. Sissy enjoyed painting, reading and gardening.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday, February 11, 2015 from 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM with prayers recited at 7:00 PM in the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home Leonardtown, MD. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, February 12, 2015 at 10:00 AM in Holy Face Catholic Church Great Mills, MD with Father Jerry Gamrot officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Pallbearers will be; Steve Schlosser, Billy Sonntag, Jon Sola, Bobby Lee Raley, Adam Schlosser, and Eric Murray.
Contributions may be made to the Lexington Park Vol. Rescue Squad P.O. Box 339 Lexington Park, MD 20653. Arrangements provided by Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home, Leonardtown, MD.
|Cagliostro, Joan Alvina
Birth: 1932-05-01 in New York
|Joan Alvina Cagliostro of Huntingtown, MD passed away on Saturday, February 7, 2015, at the age of 82. She was born on May 1, 1932 in New York, one of 13 children to Alvina (Cramer) and Eugene Heck. |
She moved from New York to Washington, DC, where she met the love of her life, Joseph Cagliostro. They were married on July 30, 1954 and lived in Washington, DC for a year before moving to Maryland. Joan worked full time while raising her daughters.
She had numerous hobbies and enjoyments in life, some of which were – playing golf and traveling to different locations and courses, playing volleyball, sewing and participating in different art classes. One of her favorite television shows was “Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman” and there were very few Mondays she missed it. She was a member of the choir at church and loved singing and listening to all types of music, especially opera.
If you were ask friends and family to describe Joan’s personality, they say she was fun to be with, sharp and quick witted, strong minded, out spoken, an awesome cook and delighted in debates with friends. Her favorite catch phrase was “You people”.
Joan was the beloved wife of the late Joseph A. Cagliostro, who passed away in September, 2013. She was the loving mother of Theresa Albright and her husband Rick and Joni Gomilla and her husband Bret. She was the devoted grandmother of Tammy Donnelly, Dennis, Nicole and Christa Dziekan. She is also survived by nine great-grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews, other family and friends.
Memorial contributions may be made to Jesus the Good Shepherd – Building Fund, 1601 W. Mt. Harmony Road, Owings, MD 20736. Arrangements provided by Lee Funeral Home.
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