• Silver Spring

    JOHNSON, Marjorie B.

    MARJORIE BEST JOHNSON Marjorie Best Johnson, 89, loving daughter, wife, godmother, aunt and cousin, passed away on October 28, 2015. The youngest of four children, Marjorie was born on February 26, 1926 in Gloucester, Massachusetts to William Thomas and Lucy Skinner Best. Marjorie loved God, family, friends and life. She was kind, generous, patient and extremely intelligent. She received her BSN from the University of Virginia and her BS in early childhood education from the University of Maryland. She was a teacher of gifted and special needs children in the Washington area for more than 30 years. After retiring, she remained active by serving as a licensed tour guide in…

  • Pocomoke City,  Salisbury

    John Rantz

    John Robley “Robbie” Rantz, 31, of Stockton passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, October 29, 2015 at his home. Born May 9, 1984 in Salisbury, MD, he was the beloved only son of Robley Marion Rantz, Jr. and Susan Price Rantz of Stockton. Robbie was a graduate of Snow Hill High School and was an avid Washington Redskins fan who loved all sports. He cared deeply for his friends and his family and spent countless hours supporting and caring for their needs. Robbie touched so many people’s lives in a special way and he will be greatly missed. In addition to his parents, he is survived by his grandmother, Glenda R.…

  • Federalsburg

    Eloise E White

    Eloise E. White, 93, a resident of Preston, MD for 74 years passed away October 28, 2015 at Caroline Hospice House in Denton, MD. Eloise was born on January 1, 1922 in Henson, MD. Mrs. White was a homemaker and a member of the Choptank Homemakers Club, AARP Chapter #915, and the Women’s Society. She served as president of the 20th Century Club for four years and was active in the local Garden Club. She enjoyed baking and cooking, gardening, sewing and spending time with friends and family. She was a member of the Preston United Methodist Church. Mrs. White graduated from Federalsburg High School and retired from Airpax in…

  • Carroll County

    Brown, James

    James L. Brown, 55, of Westminster, passed away Tuesday, October 27, 2015, at his residence. Born May 26, 1960 in Hanover, PA, he was the son of… View Full Notice ? Brown, James

  • Towson

    Francis G. Fick 10/29/2015 Baltimore, MD / Towson, MD / Parkville, MD / Raliegh, NC

    On October 29, 2015 Francis G. Fick beloved husband of the late Lillian B. Fick (nee Baumgartner), loving father of Suzanne F. Tomalski and husband Michael; Gary F and wife Lisa and David E. and wife Kelly Fick. Dear grandmother of Alex and Jenna Tomalski, Allison, Ryan and Andrew Fick. Friends may call at The Johnson-Fosbrink Funeral Home, P.A. 8521 Loch Raven Blvd. (beltway exit 29-B) on Sunday, November 1st, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 P.M. Family and friends are invited to attend a Funeral Mass on Monday, November 2nd, in The Church of the Immaculate Heart of Mary at 9 A.M. Interment in Gardens of Faith…

  • Easton

    Dyann E. White

    CHURCH HILL — Dyann Elizabeth White, 66, departed this life on Saturday, October 24, 2015. Funeral service will be Saturday, October 31, 11 a.m. at New Life Community U.M. Church in Centreville where View Full Notice ? Dyann E. White

  • Pocomoke City,  Salisbury

    Evelina Wilson

    Evelina Wilson, daughter of Clarissa Jones Wilson and George William Wilson, was born April 2, 1957 in Salisbury, Maryland. She departed this life, October 25, 2015 at her home in Frederick, Maryland. Evelina or Evie received her education in the public school system of Wicomico County in Maryland. Evelina had joined and was a member of Dominion Ministry in Frederick, Maryland. Evelina worked at a variety of jobs until ill health forced her to become a homebody. She had been residing with a very special friend, Kevin Kersey. Evelina is survived by two sisters: Marie Jacqueline Black-Wright of Princess Anne, MD and Wanda Washington Badall of Augusta, GA. Evelina is…

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

    Mrs. Patricia Joan Moore Sorenson

    Patricia Joan Moore was born March 28 1928 in Jackson Heights New York to Hilbert and Florence Moore. The family moved a lot to accommodate her father’s work including his ground breaking consultation for Bell Labs on the first transistor. She adored her father and strove for “A’s” in all domains of her life. In 1940 the family lived in Pluckemon New Jersey where Patsy graduated from HS and went to work in retail in Summit, NJ. In 1947 she met George Newell Karner a handsome Chief Petty Officer of the Navy. They married and had two daughters. Pat was active in the community as a girl scout leader, Sunday…

  • Silver Spring

    HASSON, Alix A.

    ALIX APPLETON HASSON (Age 90)   A longtime resident of Rockville, MD, Alix Hasson died of natural causes on 10/27/2015 at the age of 90.  She passed peacefully at home with her family at her side.  Alix was born in Boston, Massachusetts on April 7, 1925 to Donald Appleton and Nathalie Arnold Appleton. She was the eldest of 3 children, she is survived by her brother, John Appleton of Boston, Mass, and was preceded in death by her sister Lucy Appleton Potter of Ipswich, MA.  She is survived by her 12 children (23 grandchildren, and 5 great grand-children), Chris and Kyong Hasson (Alyssia, Shannon, Soon, Nathan), Marsha and David Snow,…

  • Hyattsville

    Francis Joseph Bruno

    Frank passed away quietly at his home on the evening of Wednesday, October 28th, 2015. Son of the late Francis and Stella (Wozniak) Bruno. He is survived by his spouse, John Peters. There will be a memorial gathering celebrating his life at Gasch’s Funeral Home, P.A., 4739 Baltimore Avenue, Hyattsville, MD on Saturday, October 31st, 2015 from 6 to 8 p.m. View Full Notice ? Francis Joseph Bruno

  • Baltimore

    M. Robert Rappaport, co-owner of the Hippodrome and Town theaters, dies

    M. Robert Rappaport, who managed and co-owned the Hippodrome and what became Everyman Theatre, died of heart failure Oct. 22 at Sinai Hospital. The Village of Cross Keys resident was 87. Born Matthew Robert Rappaport in Philadelphia, he was the son of Isadore M. Rappaport and the former Theresa… View Full Notice ? M. Robert Rappaport, co-owner of the Hippodrome and Town theaters, dies

  • Parkville

    James B. Snyder 10/27/2015 Baltimore, MD / Towson, MD / Parkville, MD

    On October 27, 2015 James Behan Snyder after a valiant fight lost his battle to cancer. The beloved husband of Dena B. Snyder and devoted father of Jennifer L. Snyder; and James M. Snyder and his fiancée Jennifer N. Koellner. Loving grandfather of Alexandra; Layla; Christopher; Juanye and Gabrielle. Dear brother of Theresa Witte; Thomas and Paul Snyder, also survived by loving nieces and nephews. Friends may call at The Johnson-Fosbrink Funeral Home, P.A. 8521 Loch Raven Blvd. (beltway exit 29-B) on Monday, November 2nd, from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 P.M.. All are invited to attend a Funeral Mass on Tuesday, November 3rd, in The Shrine of…

  • Carroll County

    Abell, Joseph

    Joseph Cameron Abell, 57, of Westminster, died Tuesday, October 27, 2015 at the home of his sister from an extended illness. Born March 5, 1958 in… View Full Notice ? Abell, Joseph

  • Pocomoke City,  Salisbury

    Carl Penland

    Carl Warren Penland, 84, of Salisbury, passed away on Sunday, October 25, 2015 at Peninsula Regional Medical Center. Born in Vero Beach, FL, he was the son of the late Walton Dane Penland and Amelia Hansen Penland. Carl worked as a Director of Environmental Affairs for the General Services Administration in Washington DC, retiring in 1982. He was a US Navy veteran and a member of Sons of American Revolution. He enjoyed history, boating, fishing, traveling and especially his family and friends. He is survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Margaret Lorraine Hebb Penland; 3 children, Dane Alexander Penland & wife, Laurie of Leesburg, VA, Susan Penland Saltzman…

  • Annapolis

    Virginia Marie Fortune

    Virginia Fortune died at 91 years old on October 24th, 2015, at her home in Arlington, Virginia. She was married to the love of her life Ralph for 67 years before he passed away a year ago.  Virginia was a devoted mother to eight children: Ronald James Fortune, Albert Lee Fortune, Donna Jean Cleveland (Fortune), David Franklin Fortune, John Marvin Fortune, Marie Annette Fortune, Jeanie Fortune Barfield, and Joseph Ralph Fortune.  Virginia was also the proud grandmother of 13 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren, and 2 great-great-grandchildren. Virginia was born to James and Gertrude Conner of Evanston, Illinois and is survived by her sister Dawn Hendricks.  Before marrying Ralph, Virginia worked for…

  • Easton

    William H. Brown Sr.

    MARYDEL — William H. Brown Sr., 63, of Marydel, MD, died Thursday, October 29, 2015 at home surrounded by his loving family. View Full Notice ? William H. Brown Sr.