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|Yip-Young, Anthony Truman
Birth: 1950-03-30 in Port of Spain, Trinidad
|Anthony “Tony” Truman Yip-Young, 64, of La Plata, MD died on November 10, 2014 at his home.|
He was born on March 30, 1950 in Port of Spain, Trinidad to Carmen Yip-Young and the late Kenneth Yip-Young. He is survived by his brothers Kenneth “Michael” Yip-Young and Gregory Yip-Young, sisters Joan De Freitas (Kenty) and Marissa Yip-Young. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Thursday, November 20th 10 AM at the Sacred Heart Church, La Plata, Md. His interment will be at a later date. Arrangements provided by Arehart-Echols Funeral Home.
|Burke, Thomas Joseph, Sr.
Birth: in Bronx, New York
|Thomas J. Burke, Sr., 89, of Hollywood, MD, passed away November 10, 2014 surrounded by loving family at his home. He was born in Bronx, New York, on January 29, 1925 to William P. Burke and Eleanor White Burke.|
Leaving high school early, Tom proudly served in the United States Army during World War II in the Bomb Disposal Unit. After the war, Tom earned his Bachelors Degree from George Washington University and began his career in the field of Public Relations. He was a reporter for The Washington Star, Editor of the Arlington Daily, Director of Public Affairs for the Maryland-National Park & Planning Commission, Director of Public Relations for American National Bank and then became a Partner with Hoffman Associates Public Relations Firm. Tom finally settled at Holy Cross Hospital as the Director of Public Relations in Silver Spring, MD, where he ultimately retired in 1985, after 15 years of service.
Upon retirement, Tom moved to St. Mary's County with his wife Sally permanently. In St. Mary's County, he continued in the public relations field and in community service as a volunteer and active member with the Rotary Club, St Mary's Historical Society, St. Mary's Hospital Auxiliary, Optimists Club, the Barbershop Quartet, and presided over the annual Oyster Festival for several years. Tom was well-known for his love of family and country, eloquence as an orator, and the stories he shared. His generous nature, smile and voice and solid presence will be dearly missed by so many.
He is survived by six children, Thomas J. Burke, Jr. (Denise Perkins), Michael W. Burke (Lois Pilarowski), Mary Burke-Russell (Kenny Coombs) Robert Burke (Cecile Evans), Eileen Mumford, and Patrick K. Burke (Jean Marie Ferrante), 14 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Eileen (Sally) Lloyd Burke, son, John Edward Burke, brothers, William and John, his sister Evelyn, and grandson Danny Evans.
Friends are invited to celebrate Tom's Life & Legacy Friday, November 14 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Brinsfield Funeral Home, 22955 Hollywood Road, Leonardtown, MD. A service to honor Tom will take place on Saturday, November 15 at 11 a.m. at Brinsfield Funeral Home. Reception to follow at Immaculate Conception Church Hall, 28297 Old Village Road, Mechanicsville, MD 20659.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made be made to St. Mary's Hospice, P.O. Box 625, Leonardtown, Maryland 20650 or the Fisher House Foundation, Inc., 111 Rockville Pike, Suite 420, Rockville, Maryland 20850. Arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., Leonardtown, MD.
|Smith, Robert Bryant
Birth: 1951-08-14 in Washington, D.C.
|Robert B. Smith, “Smitty, Rob, Bob and Dr. X”, of Lusby, MD, formerly of Falls Church, VA, passed away in his home on November 10, 2014 at the age of 63. Rob was born in Washington, DC, on August 14, 1951, the son of Gladys E. (Armentrout) and Jennings B. Smith.|
Rob was a long-time resident of Falls Church, VA. He graduated from George Mason High School in 1969, worked and retired from the Fairfax County Government, where he was a Facilities Manager, and acted as accountant on behalf of many.
After retiring from the county government, where he received numerous Outstanding Service Awards, he took up permanent residency in Lusby, MD, where he enjoyed his daily life pursuing his passions of fishing, playing Chinese Checkers, rooting for the Yankees and the Cowboys, working in his yard and entertaining. He will always be remembered as a special man and loyal friend.
Rob is survived by his cherished dog, Dodge and will be deeply missed by the countless friends he considered his family.
Following the service, all guests are invited to get together at Abner’s Crab House (North Beach), 3748 Harbor Rd., Chesapeake Beach, MD 20732. Arrangements provided by Lee Funeral Home.
|Faunce, Francis Edward
Birth: 1929-07-22 in Abell, Maryland
|Francis Edward Faunce, 85, of Avenue, MD. Born July 22, 1929 on beautiful St. Patrick’s Creek in Abell, MD to Agnes Irene Brown Faunce and Capt. Joseph Evans Faunce, Sr. |
Eddie went to join his wife Mary who passed two days before him on their 66th wedding anniversary, November 7th. Now they are both with our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Mary Ann and Al were sure to be at the gates waiting for them.
Eddie was the beloved Daddy and Pop Pop to his family rough and tough with true grit on the outside, he had a tenderness and heart of gold for his family. Eddie was a good provider for his wife and 6 children and made sure they wanted for nothing.
Everyone was happy to see his Ford pickup pulling into the driveway, Daddy was finally home.
Eddie is predeased by his brothers; Joseph E. Faunce, Sr., George Washington Faunce, Richard Howard Faunce, sisters; Sylvia Faunce, Eileen Bodine, Rose Lawson, Louise Chainay, and Virginia Faunce. Survived by his brother Bobby Faunce and wife Virginia of Abell, MD.
Eddie started working the river as a young boy, then went to work on the Wilson Line Cruise Ship as a teen, telling many stories of his travels. Eddie was a waterman and a master boat builder. His stunning V bottom work boats were featured in the exhibit at Calvert Marine Museum a couple of summers ago. His worked boat “Miss Mary” was featured while being built in the book, Boats for Work, boats for Pleasure, and will be forever cherished by his family.
Eddie is survived by his children; Joseph E. Faunce of Jacksonville, FL, Catherine Virginia and husband David Lacey of Callaway, MD, Susan Hilda and husband Lenny Lacey of Great Mills, MD, and Agnes Marie Faunce and husband Ernie Friess of Colton’s Point, MD. 8 grandchildren, and 13 great grandchildren.
Eddie was bed bound from a stroke almost 4 years ago. He enjoyed visits from friends and family. Fellow waterman, Commissioner Jack Russell brought him oysters every season never forgetting an old friend. Special nephew Bruce Chainey , Eddie called out to his daughter Aggie to fix him a high ball just 4 days before passing, reminiscing of happier times spent with friends Bodie Knupp, Jay Campbell, and Daniel Burch. Rest in peace Daddy.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday, November 10, 2014 from 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM in All Saints Episcopal Church, Avenue, MD. A Funeral service will follow on Wednesday, November 10, 2014 at 11:00 AM in All Saints Episcopal Church, Avenue, MD with Rev. Harry Harper officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Pallbearers are: Anthony and Aaron Windsor, Kelly Faunce, Jay Campbell, Bruce Chainay, and Allen Hall.
Arrangements provided by Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home.
|Moss, Freddie Harold
Birth: 1942-01-01 in Cass, West Virginia
|Freddie Harold Moss, 72 of Waldorf, MD died November 9, 2014 in New Market, VA. He was born January 1, 1942 in Cass, West Virginia to the late Marvin and Kathryn Slaven Moss. He was a Metropolitan Police Officer for 20 years. |
He was young at heart, caring, loving and known for his joking since of humor and his laughter. He was a loving husband and father who cared most affectionately for his dog Lexi. Freddie enjoyed hunting and fishing, however his love was for golf where he would play every weekend at Wicomico Shores.
He is survived by his best friend and loving wife of 32 ˝ years Janet; one son David Moss, Sr. and his wife Sharon; two daughters Erin Moss and Lindsay Moss; two grandchildren David Moss, Jr. and Kevin Moss; two great-grandchildren Addison Moss and Matthew Moss; and two brothers.
A memorial service will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions are requested to the Humane Society of Charles County, P.O. Box 1015, Waldorf, MD 20604. Arrangements provided by Raymond Funeral Service.
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