• Annapolis

    Charles M. Shryock, III (“Lucky”)

     Charles M. Shryock, III (“Lucky”) of Seabrook, Maryland died peacefully in Washington, D.C. on September 24, 2015.  He was 67.  As he battled a series of medical complications over the last four months, he was assisted by many health professionals and friends, for which his family is grateful.  Charles is survived by his wife Catherine; sons Charles IV (wife Julia) and John; granddaughters Nolla Mae and Mathilda; siblings Mary, Susan, Douglas, Cathy, Michael, Martina, Clare, and Bernadette; and forty-five nieces and nephews.  He is preceded in death by his parents Charles Jr. and Frances Yoder, and siblings Frances, Steven, and John. Charles was the oldest of twelve siblings.  He served…

  • Ellicott City

    Mary Haynes

    On September 26, 2015, Mary Hazel Haynes, beloved wife of the late James Haynes, loving mother of Robert Henson Groomes, III and Mary Lou Jaeger, cherished grandmother of David Jaeger, Randy Reiger and Robert Henson Groomes, IV, great grandmother of 3. Friends may call Wednesday 7-9 p.m. at the Slack Funeral Home, P.A., 3871 Old Columbia Pike, Ellicott City, MD 21043. Funeral services from the above funeral home, Thursday at 12:00 p.m. Interment Good Shepherd Cemetery. Please see www.slackfuneralhome.com for online condolences and directions. View Full Notice ? Mary Haynes

  • Carroll County

    Hedges, Vina

    Vina Belle Hedges, age 97 of Westminster, MD passed away peacefully, Saturday Sept. 26, 2015 at the Lorien Assisted Living in Taneytown, MD. Born… View Full Notice ? Hedges, Vina

  • Easton

    Barbara Grace Sposa

    EASTON — Barbara Grace Sposa died on Monday, September 21, 2015, at the University of Maryland Shore Medical Center at Easton. She was 76. View Full Notice ? Barbara Grace Sposa

  • Silver Spring

    SPLAINE, Christina L.

    CHRISTINA LEE SPLAINE (Age 30) Suddenly on Thursday, September 24, 2015 of Rockville, MD. Beloved daughter of Sam and Judy Splaine; sister of Ashley Splaine; grand-daughter of Patty and Clark Collins, James and Doris Splaine and the late Molly and Bill Keith; great-grand-daughter of the late Lee and Sam Sparacino; godmother of Marcelo. Christina also leaves behind many wonderful friends and her brother and sister Officers of the Montgomery County Police. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard West, Silver Spring, MD, (Valet Parking) on Tuesday, September 29, 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral Service at Aspen Hill Christian Church, Hewitt &…

  • Hyattsville

    Claiborne Neal Booth Jr.

    On Sunday, September 27, 2015 of Riverdale, MD. Beloved husband of 62 years to Emily Louise Booth. Loving father of Patricia Ann (David) McCord and Leslie Wade (Marci) Booth. Beloved grandpa of Elizabeth Ariel McCord and Olivia Emily Duryea Booth. Son of the late Claiborne Neal Booth Sr. and Omey Bertha Mae Booth. Brother of Pamsey Marie Bandy, Ruby Ethel Spradlin, Lilly Joann Oliff, Bertha Mae Booth, John Edward Booth, Evelyn Virginia Goff, Wanda Lee Mudd, and the late Ella Louise Dunham, Rosie Lucretia Brown, Sally Pearl Oliff, Sarah Milchin Dyson, and William MacArthur Booth. Uncle to numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews. Friends may call at Gasch’s Funeral Home,…

  • Baltimore

    Suheil Bushrui, UM professor, advocate for peace, dies

    Suheil Badi’ Bushrui, a distinguished author, professor and advocate for peace who first held the Baha’i Chair for World Peace at the University of Maryland, College Park, died of congestive heart failure Sept. 2 at the Kettering Medical Center in Dayton, Ohio. He was 85. View Full Notice ? Suheil Bushrui, UM professor, advocate for peace, dies

  • Carroll County

    Bagwell, Mary S.

    Mary Switlick Bagwell, of Finksburg, passed away on Friday, September 25, 2015 at Golden Living Center, Westminster. Born November 14, 1925, in… View Full Notice ? Bagwell, Mary S.

  • Easton

    William A. Morrison

    EASTON — William A. Morrison, of Easton, MD, died at Bayleigh Chase (formerly William Hill) Retirement Home on Monday, September 21, 2015. He was 92. View Full Notice ? William A. Morrison

  • Silver Spring

    BURKE, Stephen R.

    STEPHEN R. BURKE (Age 52) On Tuesday, September 22, 2015 of Fredericksburg, VA. Beloved son of the late Bernard and the late Joan Burke; brother of Christopher (Susan) Burke, the late Michael (Catherine) Burke, Molly (the late Dennis) Burdette and the late Bernard Burke, Jr.; uncle of Dennis, Steven (Jessica) and Robert (Molly) Burdette; great-uncle of James Burdette. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Patrick’s Church, Norbeck and Muncaster Mill Roads, Rockville, MD on Monday, September 28 at 11 a.m. Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Human Life International, www.hli.org. Please Click Here to View and Sign Online Guestbook View Full Notice…

  • Hyattsville

    Elvis Armando Zamora

    Elvis Armando Zamora (Age 55) On Friday, September 25, 2015 of Lanham, MD. Beloved husband of Silvia M. Zamora. Friends may call at Gasch’s Funeral Home, P.A., 4739 Baltimore Avenue, Hyattsville, MD 20781 on Thursday, October 1, 2015 from 1 to 9 PM. All other services are private. View Full Notice ? Elvis Armando Zamora

  • Baltimore

    Patricia Sullivan

    On September 25, 2015 Patricia M. (nee Glenn) Sullivan beloved wife of the late Joseph M. Sullivan; devoted mother of Michael Sullivan and his wife Betty, Timothy Sullivan and his wife Heidi and the late Brian Sullivan; loving grandmother of Christopher, Mikael, Hunter, Nathan and Devin; cherished great grandmother of Troy, Colby and Aria; dear sister of Michael J. Glenn Jr. and his wife Margie. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, September 29, 2015 at 10:30am at the Church of St. Michael the Archangel. The family will receive friends at the Lassahn Funeral Home, Inc. 7401 Belair Road in Overlea on Monday, September 28, 2015 from…

  • Towson

    Eileen T. Fowler 9/24/2015 Towson, MD / Baltimore, MD / Lutherville, MD

    FOWLER, EILEEN On September 24, 2015 Eileen Fowler (nee Johnson) wife for 65 years to the late Winfield Fowler and mother of Larry Fowler (Valerie); Bonnie Hjemvik (the late Doug) and Donna Valenzia (Mike). Wonderful grandmother of 5. Eileen graduated from Seton High and served as a volunteer at the House of Ruth, White Oak School and St. Elizabeth’s School. She was an active member of St. John’s Old 10Th Ward and American Legion Post 183 Auxiliary. Friends may call at The Johnson-Fosbrink Funeral Home, P.A, 8521 Loch Raven Blvd. (beltway exit 29-B) on Monday, September 28th, from 3 to 5 & 7 to 9 P.M., where all are invited…

  • Pocomoke City,  Salisbury

    Helen Jan

    Former resident of San Diego, California, Helen Regina Jan, better known as Jean, was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. Jean died peacefully on September 21, 2015 surrounded by her family at Lakeside Assisted Living where she has lived for the past seven years. Jean was born in New York City on August 25, 1923 the daughter of Thomas Vincent Devins and Helen Regina Devins. She attended Toms River High School in New Jersey, Georgian Court University, and George Washington University where she studied art. Her love of art blossomed into a lifelong passion and she became an accomplished artist. On May 11, 1946, Jean married the love of…

  • Annapolis

    John J. McManus

      Departed this life on Sunday, Sept. 20, 2015. Born April 4, 1924 in Glen Cove , L.I., New York. Beloved husband of Shirley A. McManus; father of David E. McManus, Brian B. McManus, Pamela L. Szczsponik (Wayne) and Cynthia A. McManus. Grandfather of Megan and Amanda Szczsponik and Karen McManus. John was a man of many talents with the quick wit of a New Yorker, the humor of an Irishman and the soul of a man committed to helping others. He was a lyric tenor who studied at Juilliard and sang with the Paul Hill Chorale. He remained active with various singing groups for many years. And he even…

  • Carroll County

    Burr, Lois

    On Thursday, September 24th, 2015 Lois Viola Burr (nee Robinson) 89 of Westminster, MD beloved wife of the late Rev. James E. Burr. Loving mother… View Full Notice ? Burr, Lois

  • Easton

    Jacob A. Johnson

    MARDELA — Jacob A. “Jake” Johnson, 75, of Mardela, MD, passed away on Wednesday, September 23, 2015 at Salisbury Rehab and Nursing Center in Salisbury. View Full Notice ? Jacob A. Johnson

  • Silver Spring

    HOOK, Aurura Mary

    AURORA MARY HOOK (Age 92) Aurora Mary (Lajoie) Hook, of Silver Spring, died on Wednesday, September 23, 2015, at the age of 92, at Serenity Gardens Assisted Living in Potomac. Her daughters and son, as well as the caring staff of the facility were with her in her final hours. Born in Van Buren, Maine, on February 28, 1923, to Christophe and Alma (Dubé) Lajoie. Aurora then relocated with her family to Augusta, Maine, in the 1930’s. Aurora served in the U.S. Navy in the WAVES during World War II, following her older brothers into military service. During 1943 to 1945, she was stationed in New York City and Washington,…