Archive for the ‘Obituaries’ Category

PostHeaderIcon Doshia Ann Ellen of Clinton, MD, March 3, 1943 – January 24, 2015

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PostHeaderIcon Willard Theodore “Ted” Ritchie of Lusby, MD, October 27, 1934 – January 24, 2015

 

Willard Theodore “Ted” Ritchie, 80, of Lusby, MD passed on January 24, 2015.  Beloved husband of Sonja Ritchie and loving father of Melody Nutter, James T. Duffy, Tracey Duffy and the late Deborah Sakell, Patricia Mikell and Kathleen Cranford.  Also survived by numerous grand and great grandchildren.  Mr. Ritchie was a member of Masonic Lodge 198 Kensington, MD and the D.C. Shriners.  Family invite friends to visit them on Thursday, January 29, from 2 PM until time of memorial service at 4 PM at the Lee Funeral Home, 8200 Jennifer Lane, Owings, MD.  Interment Private.  Memorial contributions may be made to Calvert Hospice, P.O. Box 838, Prince Frederick, MD  20678

 

 

 

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PostHeaderIcon William “Bill” Davis Allen, Sr. of Dunkirk, Maryland, February 3, 1943 – January 24, 2015

William “Bill” Davis Allen, Sr., age 71, of Dunkirk, MD, passed away on January 24, 2015.

Beloved husband and high school sweetheart, for over 50 years, of Patricia Elizabeth (Butler) Allen, loving father to Matthew P. Allen  (Tracy), Douglas C. Allen and the late William D. Allen, Jr. (Patty).  He was the devoted grandfather of William R. Allen and Victoria “Tori” E. Allen.   He was the brother of Donald L. Allen, Linda Diane Sheldon (Hal) and the late Robert C. Allen.  He is also survived by numerous brothers and sisters-in-law of the Butler family, nieces, nephews and other family and friends.  Mr. Allen was predeceased by his parents, Thurston Power and Eva Virginia (Horsmon) Allen. 

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PostHeaderIcon Teresa Ann Wilson of Huntingtown, Maryland, March 19, 1963 – January 17, 2015

Teresa Ann Wilson of Huntingtown, MD, passed away on Saturday, January 17, 2015, at the age of 51.

She was born on March 19, 1963, in Cheverly, MD to Clara “Eileen” (Atkins) and Frederick C. Wilson.

Teresa graduated from Northern High School in 1981.  Five years ago, she moved back to the Calvert County area.  She enjoyed shopping, dancing, talking on the phone, working in her yard and traveling…especially to the Outer Banks of North Carolina.  She spent a lot of time caring for others and was known as “Momma T”. 

She was the loving mother of Shannon and Ashley Wilson, daughter of Eileen and the late Fred Wilson and grandmother of Edna Atkins.  She was the sister of Frederick Carl Wilson and Tammy Kreitzer and aunt of Amber Wilson and Brandon Kreitzer.  She is also survived by her significant other, Charles “Eddie” Moreland.

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PostHeaderIcon Donald E. Rosche of Upper Marlboro, Maryland, July 3, 1957 – January 19, 2015

Donald E. Rosche

1957 – 2015

Donald E. Rosche, 57, of Upper Marlboro, MD died on Monday January 19, 2015 at his residence. Born in McKeesport, PA he was a son of Sally M. Shaner and the late Donald E. Rosche . He was married to Susan J. (Cooper). They celebrated their twenty-third anniversary in November 2014. He retired from The United States Marine Corps in 1996 after serving for twenty-one years.

He was very family oriented and valued the time he spent with his family. He enjoyed hunting and fishing and was passing that onto his children.  Farming and his tractor we also important in his life. After his retirement he was a trainer for the D.E.A. and Fairfax County where he taught specialized weapons and tactics and evasive driving techniques. He was also a technical advisor for the movie “Man On Fire”. 

Along with his wife and mother he is survived by his step-father Quinton, a daughter Katy, a son Ben, a sister Ruth, two brothers Mike (Rose) and Bill (Kelly), a nephew Jedd, three nieces Emily, Jill, and Hannah, and two special uncles Jack and Ron.

Memorial contributions in his name may be made to either Samaritan’s Purse, P.O. Box 3000, Boone, NC 28607 or Focus on The Family, 8605 Explorer Drive, Colorado Springs, CO 80920.   

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PostHeaderIcon Lorraine V. Dunlap of Lothian, MD, November 23, 1929 – January 20, 2015

Lorraine V. Dunlap

1929 – 2015

Lorraine V. Dunlap, 85, of Lothian, MD died on Monday January 20, 2015 at her residence. Born in Jersey City, NJ she was a daughter of the late Henry and Mae (Kreush) Morieko. She was married to the late William J. Dunlap who passed in 1969. She was employed for many years in various capacities in numerous Medical Doctors offices retiring in 1995. She enjoyed bowling, BINGO, making porcelain dolls, and spending time with her family especially traveling to New Jersey to visit her niece Lorraine. She is survived by a daughter Darlene, a son William, a niece Lorraine, and nephews Chuck, William, and Scott.

Burial will be in New Jersey at a later date.

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PostHeaderIcon Doanld E. Rosche of Upper Marlboro, Maryland, July 3, 1957 – January 19, 2015

Donald E. Rosche

1957 – 2015

Donald E. Rosche, 57, of Upper Marlboro, MD died on Monday January 19, 2015 at his residence. Born in McKeesport, PA he was a son of Sally M. Shaner and the late Donald E. Rosche . He was married to Susan J. (Cooper). They celebrated their twenty-third anniversary in November 2014. He retired from The United States Marine Corps in 1996 after serving for twenty-one years.

He was very family oriented and valued the time he spent with his family. He enjoyed hunting and fishing and was passing that onto his children.  Farming and his tractor we also important in his life. After his retirement he was a trainer for the D.E.A. and Fairfax County where he taught specialized weapons and tactics and evasive driving techniques. He was also a technical advisor for the movie “Man On Fire”. 

Along with his wife and mother he is survived by his step-father Quinton, a daughter Katy, a son Ben, a sister Ruth, two brothers Mike (Rose) and Bill (Kelly), a nephew Jedd, three nieces Emily, Jill, and Hannah, and two special uncles Jack and Ron.

Memorial contributions in his name may be made to either Samaritan’s Purse, P.O. Box 3000, Boone, NC 28607 or Focus on The Family, 8605 Explorer Drive, Colorado Springs, CO 80920.   

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PostHeaderIcon William F. Dodds of Charlotte Hall, Maryland, August 25, 1928 – January 11, 2015

William Fletcher Dodds

“Bill”

On Sunday, January 11, 2015; beloved husband of the late Betty Dodds. William was born in Indianapolis, Indiana on August 25, 1928.

William has one surviving brother Robert Dodds, who resides in Indiana. He is also survived by his daughters, Jean Hayes (Bill) and Joann Elizabeth Ramplin (Sean) and his sons, William Robert Dodds and Wayne Fletcher Dodds; grandson, Patrick Charles Ramplin and two granddaughters, Janet and Christina Hayes, 6 great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.

William enjoyed bowling, watching sports especially baseball and being a director of the Nation’s Capital Area Bowling Association. After William retired from being a bookbinder he volunteered to give out the bowling awards.  He was inducted into the bowling Hall of fame in 1998 located in St. Louis, MO.

 

Interment Private

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PostHeaderIcon Louis “Lou” Ream, Sr. of Ft. Washington, MD, September 2, 1950 – January 17, 2015

Louis Ream, Sr. “Lou”

64, of Ft. Washington, MD, passed on January 17, 2015 at his residence. 

Born in Washington, DC, he is the youngest son of the late Helen and Leroy Ream. 

Lou was a painter by trade.  He enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping and customizing cars and golf carts. 

He is survived by his beloved wife, Tina (Dent) Ream; dear father of Donna Maxwell (Greg) of Mechanicsville, MD, Louis Ream, Jr. (Michelle) of LaPlata, MD, Tammy Ream of Oxon Hill, MD, Michele Ream of SC, Earl Ream of Oxon Hill, MD, Tyler Sholes of Ft. Washington, MD and the late Carl Ream and Angela Sholes; loving brother of Charles Ream, Janice Ream, Rosie Tucker, Barbara Windsor and the late Floyd Ream; 17 Grandchildren and 15 Great Grandchildren.  He is also survived by many nieces and nephews. 

For those desiring, contributions in memory may be directed to the Hospice of the Chesapeake.

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PostHeaderIcon Sara Heredia Hawkins of Andrews Air Force Base, August 14, 1967 – January 17, 2015

Sara Heredia Hawkins, age 47, passed peacefully from life the

evening of January 17th after a gradual decline in health. She

passed at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in

Bethesda, Maryland. Sara was surrounded and supported by

her loving family during the last days of her life.

Sara was born on August 14, 1967, in Panama City, Panama,

to Victoria and Franklin Hinds. On 7 February 2002, she

married Tony Damon Hawkins in Hampton, Virginia. She lived

in many different places – including Columbus, Mississippi,

Okinawa, Japan, Newport News, Virginia, and Aviano, Italy –

before settling in Joint Base Andrews in 2012. After four

permanent duty location changes, Sara, and her husband Tony,

planned retirement May 1st 2015 at Joint Base Andrews where

she lived the remainder of her life.

Survivors include her longtime friend, Liza, nieces Denise and

Aubrielle, and nephews Eduardito and Ty, her two sisters Silvia

and Yamileth, her brother Alejandro, brother in-law Shannon,

sister in-law Tia, father in-law Sheffield, mother in-law Linda

and devoted husband Tony.

She is preceded in death by parents, Franklin and Victoria

Ibargues.

Anyone who knew Sara knew how loving, kind hearted, loyal,

hard working and dedicated she was to her husband, siblings

and place of employment. We will miss her silly sense of

humor and amazing will to live life to the fullest.

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