Archive for the ‘Obituaries’ Category

PostHeaderIcon Steven Brian Burke of District Heights, November 8, 1961 – September 15, 2014

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PostHeaderIcon Robert “Bob” E. McCombs of Brandywine, MD, April 17, 1946 – September 15, 2014

Robert “Bob” E. McCombs

age 68, of Brandywine, MD. passed on September 15, 2014 at his residence.

Bob was born in West Virginia to the late Virginia and Deward McCombs. 

He was a stock-clerk for automotive parts for majority of his life.  He recently retired after many years of service from Brandywine Autoparts.  He enjoyed watching old Western’s and was an avid Washington Redskins fan.

Bob is survived by his companion of 30 years, Ann Diamopolis of Temple Hills, MD.  Brother of Sue Fitzgerald & fiancée Emmett Bladen of Hughesville, Md; Jack Harris and his wife Kathie of Kileen, Texas; James McCombs and his wife Alysia of West VA; and David Harris and his wife Pam, also of West VA.  Also survived by many neices and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Bob may be directed to the American Diabetes Association, PO Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312.

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PostHeaderIcon Joseph “Barry” Maupin of North Beach, Maryland, August 16, 1941 – September 13, 2014

Joseph “Barry” Maupin of North Beach, MD, passed away at home surrounded by family on Saturday, September 13, 2014 at the age of 73.

He was born on August 16, 1941 in Washington, DC.  He was an Army veteran serving in the Vietnam war.  Barry, along with his partner, Charles “Pat” Dean, owned and operated the former Mouse Trap Bar and Liquor Store in Mechanicsville, MD.  He loved antique cars, Turner Classic movies, cheering for the Washington Redskins and playing the slots at Traders and Abners.

Barry is survived by his partner of 50 years, Pat Dean, his puppy Pearl, step-brother Charles “Chuck” Allen Mays, numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Humane Society of Calvert County, Attn: Kelly, 2210 Dalrymple Road, Sunderland, MD 20689.

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PostHeaderIcon Chester G. Lantz of Brandywine, Maryland, June 8, 1931 – September 13, 2014

Born in Cheltenham Maryland and the son of the late Luther G. and Nora Tayman Lantz.  Beloved husband of the late Janet R. Lantz.  Loving father of Cheryl (Rodger) Cooksey, Michael (Carol) Lantz, Margie (Ronnie) Bailey and Beverly (Ray) Sprouse.  Also survived by 5 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren, his friend and caregiver Denise Skinner and of course “Tippy”.  Mr. Lantz was a member of the Iron workers Union Local #5 for well over 60 years.  He loved to work in his workshop and being very mechanically inclined loved to help others.  Family is requesting memorial donations as apposed to flowers to the Hospice of the Chesapeake in memory of Mr. Lantz.

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PostHeaderIcon Shane Steven Myers of Washington, PA, October 17, 1968 – September 8, 2014

Shane S. Myers, age 45, of Washington, PA formerly of Clinton MD., passed away peacefully on Monday, September 8, 2014.                               Beloved husband of 16 years to Lea Myers. Born on October 17, 1968, he is the son of Betty and the late Glenn Myers.  Loving father of Kendallyn and Blake Myers.  Cherished brother of Debra (Larry) Latham; Teresa (Brian) Hamilton; Sheila (Robert) Rash; Kevin (Donna) Myers; Kathy Myers; Robert (MaryJo) Myers. Shane was predeceased by his two brothers, Glenn and Robert Myers. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends. 

Shane was a very loving, considerate and kind husband, son, father, brother, uncle and friend. He would put a smile on your face and a chuckle in your stomach….always the character. He will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the “Myers Family Education Fund,” at any PNC Bank location or by mail at PNC Bank, 3850 Washington Road, McMurray, PA, 15317.  

 

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PostHeaderIcon Frank Edward Schultz, Jr. of Forestville, May 10, 1935 – September 5, 2014

Frank Edward Schultz, Jr., age 79, of Forestville, MD, passed on September 5, 2014.   Beloved father of Ginger Mason of Waldorf, MD; father-in-law of Wendy Schultz of Laurel, MD; brother of Lillian Swade of MI, Phyllis Comer (Jay) of VA, and Steven Schultz (Sandra) of NC; grandfather of Scott Mason, Nicole Mason, Frank Schultz IV, and Alison Schultz.  Frank was pre-deceased by his wife, the late Brenda (Niemyer) Schultz; son, the late Frank Edward Schultz III; and son-in-law, the late Wayne Mason, Jr.

 

For those desiring, contributions in memory may be directed to Hospice of the Chesapeake, Philanthropy Department, 90 Ritchie Highway, Pasadena, Md.  21122.

 

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PostHeaderIcon Joseph A. Lamanna of Waldorf, Maryland, December 16, 1963 – November 23, 2009

 

 

 

 

1963 – 2009

 

 

 

On November 23, 2009. Beloved husband of Theresa K. Lamanna “Terry”.Loving father of Jared Andrew Lamanna; brother of Linda Irwin (Steve), Paula LaCombe, Phil Lamanna (Lisa), Mark Lamanna (Jan), Dale, Tina and Gina Lamanna

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PostHeaderIcon John “Jack” Garber Sauerwein of Waldorf, MD, January 24, 1932 – September 4, 2014

John “Jack” Garber Sauerwein, age 82, of Waldorf, MD, died on September 4, 2014.  He is survived by his brother, Joe Sauerwein of Shady Side, Maryland. 

Jack worked on the family farm during his years.  He was pre-deceased by his parents and a sister.

Contributions in his memory may be directed to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675

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PostHeaderIcon Salvatore “Sammy” Lagana of Mechanicsville, February 12, 1920 – September 6, 2014

Salvatore “Sammy” Lagana Sr., age 94, of Mechanicsville, Maryland, passed away peacefully at his home on September 6, 2014.

Born February 12, 1920 in Washington, D.C., Sammy was the son of the late Antonio and Angela Lagana.  He is survived by four children, Guy Sandridge (Alice) of Berlin, MD, Stephen Sandridge of Lexington Park, MD, Sammy Lagana Jr. (Sandy) of Waldorf, MD and Jane Thompson (Gary) of Fredericksburg, VA; daughters-in-law, Darlene Lagana Blend and Amy Lagana;  Also survived by two brothers, Joby, Frank “Icky” and sister Ruth.  Sammy had 17 grandchildren, Stacie Sandridge, Christopher King, Denise Lorraine, Melissa Simpson, Bo Lagana, Tommy Lagana, Deanna Lagana, Teddy Kaminiski, Stephen Kaminski, Gary Thompson Jr., Jeromy Thompson, Kenny Lagana Jr., Danielle Lagana, Steven Lagana, Bobby Lagana Jr., Anthony Lagana, Lindsey Lagana and 24 great-grandchildren.  He leaves behind his sidekick and beloved pet, Penny.  In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his siblings, Louie, Nancy, Leo, Grace and Daniel; children, Kenny Lagana Sr., Bobby Lagana Sr., Rosalie Lagana and Elizabeth Purdy; daughter in law, Darlene Sandridge and his beautiful and devoted wife of 32 years, Jane M. Lagana.

Sammy was a loving husband, father, grandfather and a caring friend to many.  He worked as a professional Truck Driver at Silver Hill Sand and Gravel for 42 years, where he received the Million Mile Safe Driving Award from the Mack Truck Association.  His greatest joy was being around family and having family get-togethers.  He was a true Italian through and through, and a day spent in the kitchen cooking, socializing and eating good food with family and friends was one of his favorite pastimes.  He also enjoyed fishing, gardening, cooking, playing cards and driving around with his four-legged best friend Penny.  Sammy was best known for his surprise visits, always bearing gifts of produce and goodies.  Those closest to him always had a good supply of bananas on hand, thanks to Sammy.
 Serving as pallbearers will be Christopher King, Bo Lagana, Tommy Lagana, Teddy Kaminiski, Stephen Kaminski, Gary Thompson Jr. Kenny Lagana and Danielle Lagana.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to The ALS Association, PO Box 6051, Attn: Tony Gegor Patient Assistance Fund, Albert Lea, MN 56007-6651, or http://web.alsa.org/site/PageNavigator/Gegor_Promise_Fund.html in tribute to Sammy’s good friend and ALS patient, Tony Gegor.  

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PostHeaderIcon Frank Edward Schultz of Forestville, May 10, 1935 – September 5, 2014

Frank Edward Schultz, Jr., age 79, of Forestville, MD, passed on September 5, 2014.   Beloved father of Ginger Mason of Waldorf, MD; father-in-law of Wendy Schultz of Laurel, MD; brother of Lillian Swade of MI, Phyllis Comer (Jay) of VA, and Steven Schultz (Sandra) of NC; grandfather of Scott Mason, Nicole Mason, Frank Schultz IV, and Alison Schultz.  Frank was pre-deceased by his wife, the late Brenda (Niemyer) Schultz; son, the late Frank Edward Schultz III; and son-in-law, the late Wayne Mason, Jr.

For those desiring, contributions in memory may be directed to Hospice of the Chesapeake, Philanthropy Department, 90 Ritchie Highway, Pasadena, Md.  21122.

 

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