• Pocomoke City,  Salisbury

    Laura DeWeerdt

    Laura Lee Lodge DeWeerdt, 59, of Salisbury, went to her Heavenly reward on Tuesday, January 20, 2015 at Peninsula Regional Medical Center. Born in Islip, Long Island, NY, she was the daughter of Lee Ann Laegen Lodge of Salisbury and the late Frederick Lodge. Laura was a faithful member of Cross Pointe Church of the Nazarene, where she was actively involved in the choir and worship ministries. She and her husband were foster parents to over 50 children over a 20 year period. She loved spending time with her family, gardening, bird watching and writing poetry. She is survived by her husband of 37 years, Paul George DeWeerdt; 7 children,…

  • Baltimore,  Kingsville

    Christopher Kahler

    On January 21, 2015 Christopher J. Kahler devoted son of the late Benjamin J. Kahler and Beverly L. (nee Henry) Kahler; loving brother of Carol “CJ” Jeffries, Teresa Schoff and her husband Lou, and the late James Kahler; cherished uncle and great uncle of numerous nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephew. The family will receive friends at the Lassahn Funeral Home, Inc. in Overlea, 7401 Belair Road on Tuesday, January 27, 2015 from 4-7pm. A Christian Wake Service will be held in the evening. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at 11am. Interment will be private. View Full Notice ? Christopher…

  • Hyattsville

    Pricia “Pat” Burk Paulkovich

    On Thursday, January 15, 2015 of Lanham, MD. Beloved wife of the late John Paulkovich. Mother of Suzanne (Patrick) Hye, Michael and Jane Paulkovich. Grandmother of Karen and Michael Hye. Daughter of the late Luther and Ollie Burk. Friends may call at Gasch’s Funeral Home, P.A., 4739 Baltimore Avenue, Hyattsville, MD on Tuesday, January 20, 2015 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 PM, where a service will be held on Wednesday, January 21 at 10 AM. Interment Parklawn Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, checks may be made to Riderwood and mailed to Pastoral Ministries in Village Square, C/O Riderwood, 3110 Gracefield Road, Silver Spring, MD 20904, with…

  • Baltimore

    Ralph V. Marchetti

    Ralph V. Marchetti, a veteran city public schools educator who was also a familiar presence at Camden Yards, where he served as an usher for two decades, died Dec. 18 at his Overlea home of heart failure. View Full Notice ? Ralph V. Marchetti

  • Dundalk

    Richard L. Dorff

    Viewing for Richard L. Dorff will be held Friday, Jan. 23, at 10 a.m. at Connelly Funeral Home of Dundalk, 7110 Sollers Point Road, followed by services  at noon. Interment will be at Gardens of Faith Memorial Gardens.     {reg}The Dundalk resident and World War II veteran died on Jan. 20 at the age of 88.     He was born in Cleveland, Ohio. In 1943, at the age of 17, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy. He served aboard the USS Texas and operated a landing craft during the D-Day invasion of Normandy.     He worked for over 30 years at Westinghouse as a tool-and-die engineer. During his time at…

  • Greensboro

    Shirley Ann Schmitt

    Shirley Ann Schmitt, 68, lifetime resident of Ridgely MD passed away on Tuesday, January 20, 2015 at her home in Greensboro. She was born on June 2, 1946 in Ridgely to the late Frank T. and Blanche A. Burns Schmitt. Shirley had been employed with Maryland Plastics for many years. Shirley’s joy was her family, spending time with them brought her great happiness. She loved taking long walks and being outdoors. She had been a member of the Ridgley United Methodist Church as a youth. She is survived by her daughter Lisa L. Walls and husband Jimmy of Ridgely, 2 grandsons Ryan Walls and Logan Walls both of Ridgely and…

  • Pocomoke City,  Salisbury

    Evridiki Lamprou

    On the morning of Saturday, January 17, 2015, Evridiki “Vicky” Lamprou, 48, passed away after a battle against cancer. She was able to be at home near her loved ones in Pocomoke City. Born, June 22, 1966, in Athens, Greece she was a daughter of Andreas Lamprou and Helen Karamanou Lamprou, who still reside in Athens. Vicky will be remembered for her friendly smile and warm heart as she greeted and served her customers at Ocean Highway Seafood in Pocomoke City, where she was the owner and manager for the past six years. In addition to her parents she is survived by her two sons, Ioannis “Yanni” Agathos and Andreas…

  • Baltimore,  Kingsville

    Sue Caldwell

    On January 14, 2015, Sue Ellen Caldwell (nee Ditman); beloved daughter of the late Dolores Eleanor Ditman (nee Samilton) and Willard Leroy Ditman, Sr.; devoted sister of the late Willard Leroy Ditman Jr. and Kathleen Cleary; also survived by many loving relatives. Visiting at the Lassahn Funeral Home, Inc., 7401 Belair Road (Overlea) on Saturday, January 24, 2015, from 10-11 am. A memorial service will be held at the funeral home on Saturday, January 24, 2015, at 11 am. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Defenders of Animal Rights, Inc., 14412 Old York Road, Phoenix, MD 21131. View Full Notice ? Sue Caldwell

  • Annapolis

    Hector Gustavo Villarraga

    Hector Gustavo Villarraga, 80, of Fairfax, Virginia, passed away on January 19, 2015. He was born to the late Jesus Villarraga and Rosario Ferro, Feb. 18, 1934, in Ibague, Colombia. He married the late Maria Teresa Ramon in 1959, and then Flor Alba Puerto in 1979, and lived together in Cali, Colombia, before relocating to Fairfax, VA in 2002. He graduated with a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Universidad de America, in Bogota, Colombia. Hector is survived by his wife Flor Alba, and his four children: Hector Ricardo and Adriana, of Rochester, MN; Marta Lucia and Eric, of Ardmore, PA; Andres Felipe and Debra, of Washington, D.C., and Carlos Eduardo…

  • Ellicott City

    Alexander Lyubushin

    On January 20, 2015, Alexander A. Lyubushin, husband of Nadine Lyubushin and the late Liudmila Kovtunenko, father of Maria Devarakonda, step father of Irina Semionov and Josephine Kievsky. Friends may call Saturday 4-6 p.m. at the Slack Funeral Home, P.A., 3871 Old Columbia Pike, Ellicott City, MD 21043. Interment will be private at the request of the family View Full Notice ? Alexander Lyubushin