• Silver Spring

    SCHATZ, Dr. Clarence F., Jr.

    Dr. CLARENCE F. SCHATZ, JR. (Age 90) On Thursday, September 17, 2015, of North Bethesda, MD. He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Nancy Price Schatz. He practiced dentistry in Washington, DC for 58½ years. He is also survived by many cousins, nieces, and nephews. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard West, Silver Spring, MD (Valet Parking), Sunday, September 20, 2015, from 7 to 9 pm. Mass of Christian Burial at Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament,, Western Ave.at Quesada St., NW, Washington, on Monday, September 21, 2015 at 11:00 am. Interment Mt. Olivet Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may…

  • Pocomoke City,  Salisbury

    Richard Benchoff

    Mr. Richard Donald Benchoff, 86, of 118 May Dr., Salisbury MD, formerly of Waynesboro, PA. and Pocomoke, MD died Saturday afternoon, September 12th, 2015 at his home with his family. Born the 28th of November, 1928 in Zullinger, PA he was the son of the late Howard Benchoff and Gertrude (Gable) Benchoff. Mr. Benchoff graduated from Washington Township in 1947. He and his wife Jeanine Cline Benchoff of over 61 years, were married on September 12th, 1953 in Hagerstown MD. Throughout his adult life Richard was sales manager for Bobby Nolls, Midway Chevrolet, and Culver Oldsmobile in both Pennsylvania and Maryland. Richard was a life-time member of the Waynesboro Fish…

  • Ellicott City

    Samuel Ecker

    On September 17, 2015, Samuel Augustus Ecker, beloved husband of the late Carrie Inez (Smith) Ecker, loving father of Debra Ecker Nopulos and her husband Paul, Samuel T. Ecker, Charles E. Ecker and his wife Robyn, and Calvin Smith, dear brother of Frank Ecker, Esther Trusty, Maryann Jedrowicz and Katherine Victor, cherished grandfather of 5 and great grandfather of 4. Mr. Ecker was preceded in death by 4 siblings. Friends may call Monday 2-4 & 6-8 at the Slack Funeral Home, P.A., 3871 Old Columbia Pike, Ellicott City, MD 21043. Funeral services will be held Tuesday 11 a.m. at the Christ Episcopal Church, 6800 Oakland Mills Rd., Columbia, MD 21045.…

  • Annapolis

    Annie Laurene (Laurie) Rutledge Dixon

    Annie Laurene (Laurie) Rutledge Dixon, of Arlington, died peacefully on September 13, 2015 at Virginia Hospital Center, in Arlington.  She was born on August 28, 1929, in Lincoln County, TN, to the late Tula Randolph Rutledge and the late John James Rutledge. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Dixon, Jr., sister, Ruth (Stephenson), and brothers, James, Robert, Paul, and John. She is survived by her son, John Dixon of Hayward, CA; daughters, Diana Castillon (Freddy) and Barbara Dixon of Arlington, and Elizabeth Brooks (Ricky) of Alexandria; step grandchildren, Lilly Castillon, Sean Brooks, and Casey Brooks; and many nieces and nephews. She was the youngest of six children.…

  • Easton

    Louis C. Prahl Sr.

    PARKVILLE — On September 13, 2015, Louis “Bud” C. Prahl Sr., beloved husband of the late Mary Ann Prahl (nee Hobaica); father of Charles G. Prahl and his wife Caren, Melia Ingram and her husband Rober View Full Notice ? Louis C. Prahl Sr.

  • Cumberland

    JEAN L. WALLIZER

    CUMBERLAND — Jean L. Wallizer, 95, formerly of Cumberland, died Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015, in the M.S. Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, Pa. View Full Notice ? JEAN L. WALLIZER

  • Greensboro

    Virginia Lee Sluder

    Virginia Lee Sluder, 65, of Marydel, MD passed away on Thursday, September 17, 2015 surrounded by her family. She was born June 29, 1950 in Harford County to the late Arthur Wells and Mary Elizabeth Wells. Virginia graduated from Aberdeen High School, class of 1968. She married her husband Walter Lewis Sluder on May 20, 1971 and moved to Marydel. Family was always very important and dear to Virginia and she showed it by being a care taker for her grandmother and her parents. She is survived by her husband, Walter Lewis Sluder of Marydel; two Daughters, Mary Agnes Sluder of Marydel and Linda Sue Sluder of Dover, DE; one…

  • Carroll County

    Bollinger, Michael N.

    Michael Norman Bollinger, 76, of Keymar, died September 16, 2015 at Lorien Assisted Living in Taneytown. Born May 6, 1939 in Medford, he was the… View Full Notice ? Bollinger, Michael N.

  • Federalsburg

    Cynthia Ann Evey

    Cynthia Ann Fellers Evey, lovingly known to all as Cindy, of Preston, MD passed away Thursday, September 17, 2015 at home in Preston, MD. Born January 6, 1959 in Denver, CO, she was the daughter of the late Betty Dillow Fellers and Donald Fellers, Sr. She was a graduate of Thomas Johnson High School in 1977 and Hood College, Frederick, MD in 1983 with a Bachelor’s degree in Recreation Parks and Tourism Administration. Cindy was recognized with accommodations in her field upon completion of her degree requirements. Upon graduation, she was employed as a Recreation Supervisor at Caroline County Recreation and Parks for 16 years. She represented the children of…

  • Hyattsville

    Virginia Veral Coffey

    Virginia Veral Coffey (age 86), of Riverdale, Maryland, passed away on Monday, September 14th in Puyallup, Washington. Daughter of Hugh & Dora (Foster) Baldwin. She leaves behind a loving daughter, Cynthia Schultz, and her beloved grandchildren. Family and friends may visit at Gasch’s Funeral Home, P.A., 4739 Baltimore Avenue, Hyattsville, Maryland, on Monday, September 21st from 7 to 9pm. A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, September 22nd at 12pm, at Fort Lincoln’s Little Chapel. Burial at Fort Lincoln Cemetery, Brentwood, Maryland. View Full Notice ? Virginia Veral Coffey

  • Pocomoke City,  Salisbury

    Steven Hoffman

    Steven Arlen Hoffman, 65, of Pittsville, passed away on Sunday, September 13, 2015 as the result of a motorcycle accident. Born in York, PA, he was the son of Margaret Marie McIlvaine Hoffman of Baltimore and the late Roger Arlen Hoffman. He was passionate about spending time with his family. He was an avid fisherman and motorcycle enthusiast. He was a strong influence and mentor to his daughters and grandchildren, who cherished every moment spent with their “Deedad”, surrounded by his enthusiasm for the little things in life. He was not only known as “Deedad” to his grandchildren, but also to their many friends. He treated everyone like family and…

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

    Mr. Charles C. Lewis Jr.

    Charles C. Lewis, Jr., age 77, of Centreville, MD passed away on Thursday, September 17, 2015 at Corsica Hills Nursing Center. He worked at various local construction jobs and then maintenance for Chesapeake Pottery until his retirement. Charles enjoyed traveling, helping the elderly, and doing word search puzzles. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Virginia Starkey Lewis; children, Brenda Sue Williams (Hank) and Charles C. Lewis, III (Lisa); cherished grandsons, Aaron and Caden Lewis; his sister, Elaine Gawlik (Tom); and loving nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father, Charles C. Lewis, Sr.; mother, Mary M. Lewis; and brother, John Edward Lewis. Funeral services…