• Annapolis

    Wilma J. Ballenger

     Wilma J. Ballenger, on Thursday, September 10, 2015, of Falls Church, VA.  Wife of the late Paul P. Ballenger, Jr.  Loving mother of Gary (Brenda)Ballenger, Gail (William) Annetti, Joseph Ballenger and John (Becky)Ballenger; grandmother of Amanda (Joe), Brittney, Katherine and Ashley; great-grandmother of Caleb and Cameryn; sister of Forest Marchal.  Friends may call at Advent Funeral Services, 7211 Lee Hwy, Falls Church, VA on Tuesday, September15 from 2-4 and 6-8 PM.  Mass of Christian Burial will be offered on Wednesday  at 10:00 AM at St. James Catholic Church, 103 N. Spring St, Falls Church, VA.  Interment Union Cemetery, Leesburg, VA. The post Wilma J. Ballenger appeared first on Advent Funeral…

  • Greensboro

    Catherine Jean Travers

    Catherine Jean Travers, 59, of Greensboro, MD passed away on Thursday, September 10, 2015 at Compass Regional Hospice surrounded by her family. She was born September 5, 1956 in Harve de Grace, Maryland to the late Richard Carl Bibey and Betty Lou Anderson Bibey. Catherine graduated from North East High School, class of 1974 and married George Vance Travers Jr. the same year. She worked for AAA Mid-Atlantic Roadside Assistance. She is survived by three daughters, Bethany T. Testerman of Elkton; Nicole Rebecca Pearce of Greensboro, and Frances A. Harrell of Greensboro; two brothers, Bernard Lee Bibey of Conowingo and Richard Carl Bibey, Jr. of Bradenton, FL; a sister, Joyce…

  • Towson

    John F. Mitchell 9/10/2015 Baltimore, MD / Towson, MD / Parkville, MD / Cockeysville, MD

    …U.S.P.S. Harvard Sq., and Navy Flyer; 88 TEWKSBURY – Mr. John Francis Mitchell (Poppa), age 88, a former Navy Aviation Airman and retired letter-carrier for the U.S. Postal Service, died peacefully at his Tewksbury home on Thursday morning, September 10, surrounded by his loving family, after a brief illness. He was the beloved husband of Gertrude T. (Girvan) Mitchell, with whom he would have celebrated sixty-five years of marriage in October. John was born in the Readville section of Boston, one of five children of the late John P. and Leoda (Morin) Mitchell, and was raised there. He graduated from Hyde Park High School, and enlisted into the U.S. Navy.…

  • Carroll County

    Boswell, Karen

    Karen Jeanne Boswell, 58, of Lutherville, died Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015, at home. Born Jan. 18, 1957 in Baltimore. She graduated from South Carroll… View Full Notice ? Boswell, Karen

  • Pocomoke City,  Salisbury

    Doris Parker

    Doris Ann Parker, 73, of Mardela Springs, passed away on Thursday, September 10, 2015 at Harrison Senior Living in Snow Hill in the loving arms of her husband and best friend, Wanda. Born in Hebron, she was the daughter of the late William Franklin Phippin and Sara Marie Adkins Phippin. Doris worked as an administrative assistant for an environmental consulting firm in Salisbury, then as a secretary for the Oncology Unit at P.R.M.C., and then as a secretary for Dr. Walker, retiring in 2007. She enjoyed boating, gardening, and spending time outdoors. She is survived by her husband of 31 years, Jackie Curtis Parker; a grandson, Jeffrey “Chuck” Charles Lam,…

  • Silver Spring

    ELWOOD, Robert E.

    Robert E. Elwood, Sr. (Age 88) On Thursday, September 10, 2015, of Silver Spring, MD. Beloved husband for 60 years of the late Irene G. Elwood; father of Robert E. (Brenda) Elwood, Jr., Daniel T. Elwood, and Nancy E. (Jerrold) Van Winter; brother of the late Babe, Billy, Jack, Louise, Mickey and Peggy; grandfather of Zachary, Hillary, Sarah, Caitlin, Nicholas, and Kyle. Also survived by two great grandchildren, Clementine and Tavish. Born and raised in Washington DC in the Irish neighborhood of Swampoodle. Attended Gonzaga High School and worked in the printing industry with Merkle Press and Kelly Press. Proud member of the Knights of Columbus and Veteran of the…

  • Deale

    Kathryn L. Collins

    Bishopville Kathryn L. Collins, 93, of Bishopville died Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015 at home. She was born in Roxana, Del. and was the daughter of the late James and Anna (Wilgus) Leary. She was a member of Wilson United Methodist Church in Bishopville, where she sang in the church choir for many years. She is survived by her husband of 71 years, Emerson S. Collins of Bishopville; three sons, Michael E. Collins and wife, Shirley, of Snow Hill; David J. Collins and wife, Connie, of Bishopville and Jeffrey R. Collins and wife, Kathy, of Selbyville; a daughter, Barbara C. Poniatowski and husband, Conrad, of St. Augustine, Fla.; eight grandchildren, Michael…

  • Annapolis

    Kathleen Norris Wilson

      Kathleen Norris Wilson (age 88) of McLean, VA, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, September 9, 2015.  She was the wife of the late Palmer B. Wilson, and loving and devoted mother to their children, James (Jean) of Tucson, AZ, Pamela (Bob) of Silver Spring, MD, John (Pia) of McLean, VA and Rhonda (Kip) of Chesapeake, VA.  She is also survived by her grandchildren, Chris, Amy, James, Jr., Megan, Kaitlin, Tara and Alex and her great granddaughter, Aubrey.  Services pending  at McLean Bible Church, 8925 Leesburg Pike, McLean, VA  22102   Interment Arlington National Cemetery at a later date.  In lieu of flowers, the family…