• Pocomoke City,  Salisbury

    William Johnson

    William “Bill” D. Johnson 85 of Salisbury died Monday, December 29, 2014 at Coastal Hospice at the Lake in Salisbury surrounded by his loving family. Born in Mardela Springs, Bill was the son of the late Luke and Sallie Johnson. He is survived by his loving wife of 67 years, Isabelle Johnson; two daughters and their husbands, Deitra & Donald Hales of Salisbury and Judy & Bruce Rogers of Sharptown; two granddaughters and their husbands, Tanya & Adam Westhoff and Katie & Todd Harper all of Salisbury; and great-grandchildren: Sydney Shannon, Brooklin Westhoff, Nathan Harper and Natalie Harper all of Salisbury. In addition to his parents, his sister, Edie Johnson,…

  • Baltimore,  Kingsville

    Emile LeMoigne

    On December 31, 2014, Emile Jean LeMoigne passed away, a Vietnam Veteran of the Army, he worked as a driver for UPS for 19 years and then was self-employed as a painter for 18 years, he is the beloved husband of Meg LeMoigne; devoted father of Janet Lynne Coons and her husband Kevin and Brianne LeMoigne; dear grandfather of Madison and Jack Coons and the late Molly Coons; brother of Marcel LeMoigne and his twin brother Eugene LeMoigne (both of New York). Visiting at the E.F. Lassahn Funeral Home, P.A., 11750 Belair Road (Kingsville) on Friday, January 2, 2015, from 4-8 pm. A funeral service will be held at St.…

  • Centreville,  Chester,  Chestertown,  Easton,  Millington,  Rock Hall

    Shirley Ann Rogers Walls

    Shirley Ann Rogers Walls of Centreville died on Wednesday, December 31, 2014 at Corsica Hills Center. She was 79 years old. Mrs. Walls was born on February 11, 1935 in Merceds, TX and was the adopted daughter of the late Amos Richard Rogers and Lillian Cox Rogers. She was raised in Cache, OK where she graduated from Cache High School, class of 1953. She then attended the Oklahoma College for Women in Chickasha, OK. She met her husband, Gerald (Jerry) Walls in Tacoma, WA where she was working as a librarian and they married on March 4, 1962 in Crescent City, CA. Mrs. Walls raised her family in Centreville, MD…

  • Ellicott City

    Donald Bogdanski

    On December 28, 2014, Donald F. Bogdanski, PhD, beloved husband of Marita A. entered into the joy of the Lord surrounded by his family in Columbia, MD. Loving father to son Brian T. of Reisterstown, and daughters Erin Cuddington of Columbia and Leigh (son-in-law Terry) Scott of Ellicott City. He was preceded in death by son Donald F. Jr. Cherished grandfather of N. Edward, Matthew and Joseph Cuddington and Reed, Emileigh and Gabrielle Scott. Donald F. is also survived by his nieces, Kathy Kowler and Christine Miller. Donald F. was the son of Katherine (Stepien) and Frank Bogdanski. He was preceded in death by his siblings Edward, Walter, and Dorothy…

  • Greensboro

    Irene Esther Garrettson

    Irene E. Garrettson, 66, of Greensboro, MD passed away on Sunday, December 28, 2014 at Kent General Hospital. She was born on November 27, 1948 in Hartford, CT to the late Daniel Scocchera and Shirley Seymour. Ms. Garrettson was program manager for the Caroline Senior Center, Denton. Her greatest love was for her grandchildren and she truly enjoyed helping people. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her parents that raised her Norman and Esther Haywood. She is survived by her husband Lawrence Hurd, daughter Regina L. Anawalt-Barrere and husband Jay of Grasonville, grandchildren Collin Anawalt, Ryleigh Thomas, Carleigh Thomas, Kayleigh Holden and Celestena Barrere, and…

  • Carroll County

    Dean, Bessie Elaine

    Ms. Bessie Elaine Dean, formerly Yanovich, née Griffith, of Mt. Airy, MD passed away Saturday, December 27, 2014 surrounded by family. She… View Full Notice ? Dean, Bessie Elaine

  • Easton

    Richard T. McCord

    CRISFIELD — Richard Thomas McCord, 73, of Crisfield, MD, formerly of Caroline County, passed away at Peninsula Regional Hospital on Dec. 20, 2014 from a short illness. View Full Notice ? Richard T. McCord

  • Cumberland

    HAROLD R. “TOM” LILLER [Keyser, W.Va.]

    KEYSER, W.Va. — Harold Ray “Tom” Liller, 66, of Lynmar Street, Keyser, W.Va., died Thursday, Dec. 25, 2014, at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Washington, D.C., after a courageous battle with View Full Notice ? HAROLD R. “TOM” LILLER [Keyser, W.Va.]

  • Baltimore

    Joseph M. Klemkowski

    Suddenly on December 27, 2014 Joseph M. Klemkowski Beloved Son of Johanna L. “Susan” Klemkowski (nee Wachter) and the late Jerome S. “Jerry Klemkowski, Jr. Loving Father of Darla and Kristy L. Klemkowski. Loving Brother of Matthew F. Capp and his Wife Mary, Jerome S. “Jerry” Klemkowski, Jr. and his Wife Sharon and the late Gregory P. and John R. Klemkowski. Also survived by 3 Grandchildren and many other loving relatives and friends. Funeral services and Interment will be private. Family will be having a Celebration of Life in Memory of Joe at the Joan Jenkins/Atlantic Club, 11827 Ocean Gateway, West Ocean City MD 21843 on Saturday, January 10, 2015…

  • Pocomoke City,  Salisbury

    Catherine Badlik

    Catherine Eleanor Klotz Del Priore Badlik, Salisbury, MD Catherine Eleanor Klotz Del Priore Badlik, age 85, died Monday, December 29 at Chesapeake Cottage Assisted Living, Snow Hill, MD. Born in Brooklyn, NY, she was the daughter of the late William Klotz and Alice Lohnmann. She is survived by her children, Linda Del Priore and Gary Del Priore of Glen Burnie, MD, Donna Del Priore- Olson of Salisbury and Pete Del Priore of Glen Burnie, MD; 5 grandchildren, Tim, Terri, Sabrina Christina and Ashley and 6 great grandchildren; son-in-law, Melvin Olson of Salisbury and daughter-in-law, Cynthia Del Priore. Also surviving brothers, Richard Lohmann of Freeport, NY, Andrew Friend and John Lohmann…

  • Silver Spring

    POWERS, Agnes June

    AGNES JUNE POWERS On Monday, December 29, 2014 of Silver Spring, MD. Beloved wife of the late Russell T. Powers; mother of Robert T. (Darlene) Powers; grandmother of Wendy (Jermaine) Butler, Alaina (Oscar) Hebert, and Adam (Jacqueline) Powers, Colleen Wainwright, and Christopher Wainwright; great-grandmother of Zachary, Nathan, Angel, Isabella, Carina, John, Eli, Isaac, and Bryson; Also survived by many loving family members and friends. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard West, Silver Spring, MD (Valet Parking) on Tuesday, January 6, from 7 to 9 pm and at Our Lady of Grace Church, 15661 Norbeck Boulevard, Silver Spring, MD 20906 on Wednesday, January 7, from…

  • Hyattsville

    Reynaldo Amos Velarde

    On Wednesday, December 24, 2014 of Hyattsville, MD, who was born on May 22, 1942 in Embudo, New Mexico. Beloved son of the late Efren and Cipriana Velarde. Brother of Ruby Irene (Eluid) Valdez and Rodolfo Velarde. Uncle of Jose (Cecilia) Velarde, Laida Valdez, David Valdez, and Julie (Joseph) Cordero as well as numerous other great-nieces and nephews. A graveside service will be held at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, 13801 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD on Wednesday, December 31 at 10 AM. View Full Notice ? Reynaldo Amos Velarde

  • Baltimore

    Elizabeth Louise Hauenstein 12/24/2014 Towson, MD / Baltimore, MD / Lutherville, MD

    Elizabeth L. Hauenstein went to be with the Lord on December 24, 2014. She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul E. Hauenstein. She is survived by her children, whom she dearly loved, Diane H. Riehl and her husband, Frederick Riehl; Kim H. McGavin; Jeanette (Jan) H. Manning and her husband, Greggory Manning; and Maren Kroger-Diamond and her companion, Catharine Kroger-Diamond. Survived also by her grandchildren, whom she adored, Karen L. Riehl, Jessica L. Tabeling, Michael B. Riehl, Joseph Paul (Jay) Tabeling, and Matthew Kroger-Diamond. Also survived by her great grandson, whom she cherished, Connor Giles. She is also survived by many loving friends and family too numerous to…

  • Dundalk

    Beatrice Y. Ramage

        Edgemere resident Beatrice Y. Ramage died Dec. 10 at the age of 98 after a brief illness.     {reg}She attended Sacred Heart of Mary School as a girl and worked in the Sparrows Point High School cafeteria for over 10 years.     She attended St. Luke Roman Catholic Church for over 50 years and was a current member of Edgemere Senior Center.     She enjoyed spending time with her six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.     Sons Lewis and Phillip Ramage also survive her. Husband Leonard Ramage preceded her in death.     A Mass of Christian burial was celebrated at St. Luke Catholic Church followed by interment at Holly Hill…

  • Towson

    James R. Murphy 12/25/2014 Towson, MD / Baltimore, MD / Lutherville, MD

    On December 25, 2014 JAMES R. MURPHY, beloved husband of Audrey Murphy, loving father of Kathleen Murphy and the late James; Thomas; Terrance and Jean Murphy, dear grandfather of Thomas Murphy and great-grandfather of Talan Murphy, brother of Thomas V. Murphy. Friends may call at The Johnson-Fosbrink Funeral Home P.A., 8521 Loch Raven Blvd. (beltway exit 29B) on Sunday, 1/4 from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9p.m. All are invited to attend a Funeral Mass on Monday, 1/5 at 10a.m. in St. Ursula’s Church. Interment in Gardens of Faith Cemetery. Donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association of Maryland, 2002 Clipper Road, Suite 110, Baltimore, MD 21211…

  • Hagerstown

    Luise Rainer, back-to-back Academy Award winner, dies

    Luise Rainer, who won back-to-back Academy Awards in the mid-1930s playing a glamorous stage actress in “The Great Ziegfeld” and a Chinese peasant in “The Good Earth” before quitting her studio contract and becoming known as “the star who walked out on Hollywood,” died Dec. 30 at her home in London. She was 104 and the oldest living Oscar winner. Read full article >> View Full Notice ? Luise Rainer, back-to-back Academy Award winner, dies

  • Pocomoke City,  Salisbury

    Ruth Steimer

    Ruth Roland Nicholson Steimer, 92 of Salisbury, MD, died on December 30, 2014 at Atlantic General Hospital. Born in Chincoteague, VA, she was the daughter of the late Ernest and Eliza Gardner Lank Nicholson. She was a member of the Cross Pointe Church of the Nazarene and a former member of the Rebecca Lodge, C&P Telephone Union and the Gideon’s. She was also a former Brownie Scout Leader and a volunteer teacher for the Child Evangelism Fellowship Ministries. She worked for C&P Telephone in Berlin for 15 years as an operator from 1945-1960, then as a secretary for Foremost Dairy’s in Guam from 1960-1972, then as a bus monitor for…

  • Denton,  Pocomoke City,  Salisbury

    Lorraine Arsenault

    Lorraine M. (Cormier) Arsenault, 84, of 139 Blanchard Street, Gardner, died peacefully, Tuesday, December 23, 2014 in the Lutheran Rehab and Skilled Care Center of Worcester, following a brief illness. Lorraine was born in Gardner on July 27, 1930, the daughter of the late Donut and Delia (Cormier) Cormier. She graduated from Gardner High School with the Class of 1948. Lorraine was employed by the City of Gardner as a Clerk in the Gardner Water Department for several years, retiring in in 1985. She was a member of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church of Gardner. Lorraine enjoyed knitting, reading and traveling. She leaves one daughter, Gail E. Montville…

  • Ellicott City

    Bernard “Jerry” Bandelin

    On December 28, 2014 Bernard Gerard “Jerry” Bandelin, III, loving father of Bernard G. “Mark” Bandelin, IV and his wife Meghan and Cynthia Woods and her husband Stephen, dear brother of Marcia L. Hanson, Richard J., and the late James E. Bandelin, cherished grandfather of Colin Woods, Piper and Duncan Bandelin. Friends may call Friday 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. at the Slack Funeral Home, P.A., 3871 Old Columbia Pike, Ellicott City, MD 21043. Services and Interment Private. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be directed to the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, 6 Herndon Ave., Annapolis, MD 21403. View Full Notice ? Bernard “Jerry” Bandelin

  • Easton

    Virginia D. Baynard

    EASTON — Virginia D. Baynard of Easton, MD, died on Saturday, December 27, 2014 at her home. She was 98. View Full Notice ? Virginia D. Baynard

  • Silver Spring

    MORAN, Margaret C.

    MARGARET C. MORAN (nee ) O’CONNELL On Sunday, December 28, 2014 of Silver Spring and formerly of Crofton, MD. Mother of Patricia M. (Tom) Dillon, and Maureen M. (Larry) Sancomb; also survived by 7 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Born January 16, 1921 in Washington, DC. Graduated from Notre Dame Academy. Margaret enjoyed a 36 year career with the Hecht Company. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard West, Silver Spring, MD on Friday, January 2, 2015 from 10-11 am with funeral service at 11am. Interment Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Washington, DC. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Regency Park Activities, 730 Maryland…

  • Baltimore

    David T. Yue

    Dr. David Tuckchow Yue, a Johns Hopkins School of Medicine professor of biomedical engineering and neuroscience, died of a heart attack Dec. 23 while working in his lab in East Baltimore. He was 57 and lived in Towson. View Full Notice ? David T. Yue

  • Dundalk

    Robert H. Bayne

        Robert H. “Bob” Bayne, formerly of Dundalk, died on Nov. 23 at his home in St. Louis Park, Minn. at the age of 60.     {reg}The son of Kenneth H. Bayne of Dundalk and the late Doris A. Blimline Bayne graduated from Patapsco High School in 1972. He worked in data processing for various companies.     He leaves behind wife Deborah Swanson Bayne, son Robert A. Bayne, stepdaughters Felicia Groscost and Rebecca Frakie, brother Kenneth B. Bayne and sister Joyce Bayne David.     Memorial contributions may be made to the Baltimore Humane Society, 1601 Nicodemus Road, Reisterstown, MD 21136.{/reg}  View Full Notice ? Robert H. Bayne