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    Simon Davis

    Simon H. Davis, 81 of Woodbine, MD Passed away Friday, June 14, 2019. He was the companion of Georgie Cooper. Mr. Davis was born July 23, 1937 in Gaither, MD the son of the late Archie Fuller Davis and Bessie Elizabeth (Tucker) Davis. Mr. Davis was a landscaper and had worked for Paul Brosenne Landscaping. Surviving are Siblings: Hilda Davis, Loretta Davis, Lucille Byrd, Archie Davis, Jr, Nancy Hatfield, Ralph Davis. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by brother Albert Davis and sister Evelyn Davis. The family will receive friends on Thursday, June 20, 2019 10 to 11 AM with Services at 11 AM at BURRIER-QUEEN…

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    Elizabeth Sellers Brown

    Elizabeth Dolle Sellers Brown, 75 on Thursday, June 13, 2019 at Nova Springs in Finksburg, MD She was born January 16, 1944 in Baltimore, MD the daughter of the late Robert Sellers and the late Elizabeth Sellers (nee Dolle). Dolle, as she was affectionately known by family and friends was 16 when she graduated from Western High School. She then attended Washington College and John’s Hopkins University where she studied mathematics education. Dolle Taught mathematics at Arbutus Junior High, Catonsville, and Carroll Community Colleges before working for the Maryland State Department of Health and Human Services. Dolle was most passionate about rescuing aging dogs that would otherwise be hard to…

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    Elizabeth Sellers Brown

    Elizabeth Dolle Sellers Brown, 75 on Thursday, June 13, 2019 at Nova Springs in Finksburg, MD She was born January 16, 1944 in Baltimore, MD the daughter of the late Robert Sellers and the late Elizabeth Sellers (nee Dolle). Dolle, as she was affectionately known by family and friends was 16 when she graduated from Western High School. She then attended Washington College and John’s Hopkins University where she studied mathematics education. Dolle Taught mathematics at Arbutus Junior High, Catonsville, and Carroll Community Colleges before working for the Maryland State Department of Health and Human Services. Dolle was most passionate about rescuing aging dogs that would otherwise be hard to…

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    Thomas Joy

    Thomas Emerson Joy, age 69, of Westminster, MD, died Sunday, June 9, 2019 at his home. Tom was born June 23, 1949 in Baltimore, MD the son of the late Augustus Emerson Joy and the late Catherine Louise Joy (nee Raines). Tom Grew up on a farm on Klee Mill Road, He was a certified machinist and welder, ASE Master certified Auto Technician; Owned and operated his own business Tom’s Total Automotive in Sykesville for 31 years as A Master Auto and Machinist Technician. Surviving are children; Christopher Thomas “Lil Tom” Joy and wife Crystie, Maria Lynn Joy and boyfriend Eric Zheng, Daniel Martin Joy and wife Kaitlyn; grandchildren Thomas…

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    Carol Lake

    Carol Ann Lach Gartrell Lake, 74, passed away quietly in her sleep on June 7, 2019, at her home in McLean, VA, after a three year battle with cancer. Born June 26, 1944 in Brimfield, MA, she was the daughter of the late Henry Lach and Margaret Elizabeth Killian Lach. Carol’s family moved to Mt. Airy in 1957, and she graduated from Mt. Airy High School in 1962, which is when her exciting government career began until she retired to help care for her parents. Carol enjoyed her family, reading and traveling. Surviving are husband, Douglas Lake of McLean, VA, son Allen Gartrell of New Windsor, MD, and daughter Debbie…

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    Francis Gnau

    Francis Lee “Pat Day” Gnau, 81 of Westminster, Md passed away on Thursday, June 6, 2019 at her home. She was born on September 4, 1937 in Carroll County, MD the daughter of the late Arthur Shipley and the late Winifred Shipley (nee Martin) She was the wife of the late Walter R. Day, Sr. and Howard Gnau. She was a school bus driver and a homemaker. She loved to read, garden and her animals. She is survived by her children Walter R. Day, Jr. Debra Day Dorsey & husband Joseph and Mark Day & wife Shaun. Also survived by her siblings Margaret Yox “Tootles” & John Shipley and longtime…

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    Marie Sanner

    Marie Elizabeth (Kraus) Sanner, 99 of Woodbine, MD passed away on June 5th, 2019 at the Brinton Woods Rehabilitation Center. Marie was the wife of the late James Harris Sanner who passed away in 1994. She was born September 8, 1919 in Baltimore, MD the daughter of the late George and late Elizabeth (Goerges) Kraus. She is survived by three children; Eileen Pickett of Woodbine, David Sanner and his wife Susan of Woodbine, and Linda Taylor and her husband Ed of Northeast, MD. Marie also leaves behind seven grandchildren, twelve great-grandchildren, 2 step-grandchildren and three great, great grandchildren. For the last two years Marie has been a resident of Homestead…

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    Wesley Shipley

    Wesley W. Shipley, 80 of Woodbine, MD passed away on Sunday June 2, 2019. He was born December 9, 1938, in Saint Denis, MD the son of the late James Oscar Shipley and the late Eva Irene Shipley (nee Hall). He was the beloved husband of Doris Ann Shipley (nee Layton). He worked for International Harvester and the Damascus Motor Company. Wesley enjoyed his tractors and mowing with his Kubota. He also enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren. Surviving in addition to his wife is his daughter Lynn Farb and husband Donald of Woodbine, and his 2 grandchildren John Farb of Woodbine & Amber Farb of Woodbine. His sister Shirley…

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    Duane Norris

    Duane Todd Norris, 50 of Hagerstown, MD passed away, unexpectantly, Thursday, May 30, 2019, after suffering a heart attack. He was born July 26, 1968 in Mt. Airy, MD to Jo Ann Burns Norris of Hagerstown and Charles Norris of Frederick. His joking, laughing, caring personality will be greatly missed. Duane was a graduate of South Carroll High School Class of 1987. He spent many years as a proud Boy Scout Leader in Mt. Airy, and was an outside salesman for over 30 years. Duane leaves behind a to grieve his son, Drew Norris and fiancée Lindsei Henderson of Germantown and his daughter, Briana Norris and partner Adam Bell of…

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    Mary Hogan

    Mary “Jean” Regina Hogan (nee Fleming), age 96 of Westminster, formerly of Randallstown, MD passed away on Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at Carroll Lutheran Village Health Care Center in Westminster, MD. She was the spouse of the late John William Hogan. She was born September 24, 1922, in Ranger, Indiana the daughter of the late Jesse Fleming and the late Florence Roxanne Fleming (nee Getchel) She taught CCD and sang in the choir and was a very active member at Holy Family Roman Catholic Church in Randallstown, MD. She is survived by her children John Michael Hogan, Kevin Alan & wife Karen Hogan of Westminster, and Brian Patrick and wife…

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    Dorothy Sprague

    Dorothy E. (Knopf) Sprague, 84 of Westminster Passed away Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at Longview Healthcare Center. Beloved wife of the late Russell R. Sprague Mrs. Sprague was born November 6, 1934 in Owings Mills, MD the daughter of the late Edward and Mary(Bowers) Knopf. Dorothy was a homemaker, loved to entertain family and friends, throw dinner parties, and enjoyed bowling. She was a licensed pilot and loved to fly. Surviving her are children Katherine Mooney, Linda Gagne, Carol Campbell, Russell and Bruce Sprague. 9 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren The family will receive friends on Sunday, June 2nd 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 PM at BURRIER-QUEEN FUNERAL HOME…

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    Brian Lawson

    Brian Joseph Lawson, age 52, of Westminster, MD., died Friday, May 24, 2019 at Howard County General Hospital in Columbia, MD. Brian was born February 19, 1967 in Sacramento, CA., the son of Jean Carol Lawson (nee Keller) and the late Dwayne Lawson. He was a Truck Driver for JFC, Inc.; enjoyed time with friends and family at Riverbend. Loved get togethers, golf cart rides and home improvements with his brother; was a family man, family was everything to him, he was loved by all who knew him. In addition to his mother Jean Lawson; surviving is his wife Beverly Simonds Lawson, children Brian Lawson, Jr., Elizabeth Lawson and Krystal…

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    M. Lorraine Simons

    Mary Lorraine Ament Simons, 95 of Mt. Airy, MD passed away peacefully on Thursday, May 23, 2019 at Lighthouse Senior Living in Ellicott City. She was the loving wife of the late James Perry Simons for 56 years. She was born October 5, 1923 in Ellicott City, MD the daughter of the late Louis Ament and the late Edna Ament (nee Lauman). She was a housewife and helped with Farming. Mary Truly loved life to the fullest, she loved traveling, bus trips with her friends and attending the Owls club. She was a lifetime Eastern Star member and enjoyed going and being a member at Taylorsville United Methodist Church. Mary…

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    Mary Cremen

    Obituary will be updated soon Call Cattails Country Florist 410-552-3900 to order flowers Mary S. Cremen (nee Smith), age 73, of Marriottsville, MD, died Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at Carroll Hospital Center in Westminster, MD. Mary was born November 13, 1945 in Baltimore, MD., the daughter of the late Wilmer T. Smith and the late Mary Davis Smith. She was the wife of the late Ambrose Robert “Beau” Cremen. She was a homemaker. *** A MORE UPDATED OBITUARY WILL BE POSTED SOON*** She was the mother of Mary Colleen Cremen and Joseph Robert Cremen and wife Ita. Funeral Liturgy (MASS) will be held at St. Joseph Catholic Community, 915 Liberty…

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    Mary S. Cremen

    Updated Mary Temple Smith Cremen, 73, of Eldersburg, MD passed peacefully Monday, May 21, 2019. Mary was the wife of the late Ambrose R. Cremen, Jr. Born November 13, 1945, she was the daughter of Wilmer T. Smith and Mary Davis Smith. Mary was employed by the Social Security Administration before becoming a homemaker for her 2 children. She is survived by her children: Mary Colleen Cremen, Joseph Robert and wife Ita Cremen; and grandchildren: Reilly Beau, Jolene and Trey Cremen. Their sister, “Sissy” will be deeply missed by her brother, Michael D. and wife Lillian Smith, and sisters: Kathy S. Schultheis, Ann S. Mead and husband John, and Jane…

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    Thomas McFadden

    Thomas Leo McFadden, Jr. 37 of Mt. Airy, MD Passed unexpectantly Saturday, May 18, 2019 Born December 5, 1982 in Baltimore, MD the son of Thomas Leo McFadden, Sr. and Teresa (Duerr) McFadden. Brother of Nick McFadden, Amanda and husband Ryan Hejduk. Uncle of Matthew Hejduk. Biological Son of Pamela Hanks, Brother of Shaun, Brandon and Justin Hanks. The family will receive friends on Thursday, May 23, 2019 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 PM with a Funeral Services 8PM at BURRIER-QUEEN FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY, P.A., 1212 W. Old Liberty Rd. Winfield, MD 21784. Those desiring may make contributions to Pathfinders for Autism, 303 International Cir, Cockeysville, MD…

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    Carrie Cooley

    order flowers from Cattails Country Florist 410-552-3900 Family will update with obituary soon!!!! Carrie Marie Cooley, age 34, of Mt. Airy, died Friday, May 17, 2019 at Carroll Hospice-Dove House in Westminster, MD. Carrie was born August 28, 1984 at Montgomery General Hospital in Maryland; the daughter of C. Thomas Cooley and Barbara J. Cooley (nee Weiger). She was a 2002 South Carroll High School graduate and she was a Server at Harvest Fried Chicken in Lisbon, MD. Surviving in addition to her parents are; husband Jason Daniel Fogle, brother Patrick Thomas Cooley and his wife Stephanie; two nephews. ****updated obituary will be posted soon**** Friends may call at the…

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    Linda Bourne

    In the early hours of May 16, 2019, Linda Giles Bourne, 58, passed away at her Woodbine, MD home beside her loving husband, Donald Ramsburg, and caring son, Donny, after a long struggle with COPD. Linda was a homemaker and a very devoted wife and mother. She loved spending time with her son and loved ones. She always brought a smile and joy to those who were around her. Linda was born in Cumberland, MD on April 4, 1961 to the late Donald Ellsworth Giles and Hilda Mae (McKenzie) Giles. She is preceded in death by her parents, one brother, Michael Wolford, a half-brother, Gary Giles, a half-sister Catherine Giles,…

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    Charles Huber

    Order Flowers From Cattails Country Florist 410-552-3900 Draft Obit—final draft will be posted later Charles Donald Huber, age 84, of Westminster, MD, died Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at Carroll Hospice-Dove House in Westminster, MD. Charles was born November 26, 1934 in Catonsville, MD, the son of the late Augustine J. Huber and the late Blanche A. Huber (nee Tucker). He was the husband of the late Frances McFarland “Fran” Huber, who passed away on May 16, 2018. He is survived by her three loving children and their families. Linda J. Baker and husband Gary, of Westminster, Charles W. (Chuck) Huber of Martinsburg, WV and ‘companion’ Liz DiMaio of New Windsor,…

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    Ruth Dorsey

    Ruth Louise Dorsey (Cook) age 80, of Sykesville, Maryland, died peacefully at her home on Friday, May 10, 2019. Born October 24, 1938, in Carroll County, she was one of five siblings born to the late Carroll Eugene Cook and Daisy May Cook (Myers). For 63 years, she was the wife of the late Richard Cromwell Dorsey who passed on April 4, 2017. Ruth was educated in the Carroll County Public School System at The Robert Moton School in Westminster. She was employed by the Howard County Public School System, retiring after 26 years of service, as food preparation supervisor. She was a lifelong, dedicated member of Fairview United Methodist…

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    Dorothy Kemp

    Dorothy E. Kemp (nee Snyder), 96 formerly of Eldersburg/Randallstown, passed away on Monday, May 6, 2019 at Long View Healthcare Center. She was the wife of the late David Barton “Bart” Kemp. She was born June 24, 1922 in Randallstown, MD the daughter of the late William N. Snyder & the late Katie L. Snyder (nee Seibel). Dorothy was employed by the Department of Defense in the Panama Canal office during World War II. She loved the Baltimore Orioles. She was the loving mother of Donald B. Kemp & wife Sherry. Devoted grandmother of Robert B. Kemp & wife Lauren, and Craig P. Kemp & wife Amy and 5 cherished…

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    Walter Schemm

    Walter Alexander Schemm, Jr., 45 of Taneytown, MD Passed away unexpectedly Thursday, May 2, 2019 at home. He was the beloved husband of Julie (Weinzweig) Schemm He was the loving son of Mary Louise (Brady) Duvall and the late Walter “Alex” Schemm Mr. Schemm was the owner of Schemmlawn & Landscape. He volunteered for many years at Liberty Rd. Volunteer Fire Dept. Mr. Schemm loved spending time with his boys and family and was heavily involved in the community with coaching youth sports. He was the devoted father of Justin Alexander Schemm and Austin Brady Schemm. Dear brother of Mark and wife Sue Schemm. Dear uncle of Jordan, Julian, Kane…

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    Roland Evans

    Roland F. Evans, 90 of Woodbine, MD formerly of Glen Burnie, MD passed away on Thursday, May 2, 2019 at 1:49 AM at Seasons Hospice of Sinai Hospital. He was the husband of Sheridan L. Evans (nee Arnold, Myers), for 52 years. He was born on October 13, 1928 in Baltimore, MD the son of the late Newman Evans & the late Ida May Grimm. He served in the United States Army. He was an excellent upholsterer for Cochran Upholstery Company. He loved the water & boats, also enjoyed fishing, crabbing, and camping. He was a member of the Lost in the 50’s Car Club. Later in life he enjoyed…

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    Keith Westbrook

    Keith “Coach Westbrook” A. Westbrook, 50 of Mount Airy, MD Passed away Thursday, April 25, 2019 at Mercy Medical Center. Devoted father of Jacob and Joseph Westbrook of Mount Airy, Former husband of Stacey Westbrook. Keith was born February 11, 1969 in Washington, D.C. the son of Lewis H. Westbrook of Melbourne, FL and the late Virginia Louise Brown Westbrook. He was the dear brother of Robert Westbrook(Susan), Brenda Matthews and the late Jaqueline McAlexander(Pete). He is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and family members. Keith enjoyed playing pool, darts and coaching Little League Baseball. The Family will receive friends 11 AM to 1 PM on Wednesday, May 1,…

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    Brian Dragonuk

    Brian Lee Dragonuk, 66 of Randallstown, MD died Tuesday April 23, 2019 in Sykesville, MD. He was born January 8, 1953 in Baltimore, MD the son of the late John Dragonuk Sr & the late Eileen Dragonuk. He was survived by siblings Susan Sheffler & husband Richard Sheffler, Michael & wife Michelle Dragonuk, Sherri & husband Matt Sauter. Devoted uncle to Jane & husband Steve Sharp, Megan & husband Jimmy Daghfal, Melinda & husband Nick Jordan, Malorie Dragonuk, April Hahn & John Bradley. Loving great-uncle to Ashleigh, Jackson, Abigail Sharp, Philip, Esther, Paul, & Peter Daghfal, Milo, & Tommy Jordan, and Cora Sherwin. Brian was also survived by close family…

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    Bernadette Novak

    Bernadette Novak died peacefully in her sleep on April 20, 2019, at Birch Manor Nursing Home in Sykesville, Maryland. She was 71 years old and died of natural causes following an extended recovery from knee surgery. She was born on March 20, 1948, in Cortland, NY, and was the daughter of George and Minnie Pignatelli Novak. She grew up in Nutley, NJ where she graduated from Nutley High School, and earned a bachelors degree at Montclair State University. After graduation she became a computer analyst and had a long career with Verizon Communications until her retirement. “Berni,” as her friends called her, resided in Sykesville for over 30 years, and…

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    Georgia Collingsworth

    Georgia L. Collingsworth (nee Seabolt), 81 of Manchester, Md passed away on April 18, 2019. She was the beloved wife of the late Clyde Eugene Collingsworth. She was born on February 24, 1938 in Jonesville, VA the daughter of the late Floyd Seabolt and the late Kila G. Seabolt (nee Middleton). Georgia was a retired nursing assistant at Springfield Hospital Center. She enjoyed gardening, reading romance novels, canning, playing Yahtzee, and she loved her dogs. Loving mother of Vivian L. Gimeno & husband Mario, and Vickie L. Schoonmaker & husband Larry. Devoted grandmother of Jessica Foster & husband Steve, Angela Wagner & husband Josh, Lawrence P. Schoonmaker & wife Meghan…

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    E. Helen Buck-Meekins

    E. Helen Buck-Meekins (nee Thompson), age 93, formerly of Randallstown, MD., died, Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at Gilchrist Hospice in Towson, MD. She was born April 7, 1926 in Woodlawn, MD, the daughter of the late James Thompson and the late Helen Gehring Thompson. She was a homemaker; Helen also was an Admission Coordinator for the former Baltimore County General Hospital, which is now the Northwest Hospital Center in Randallstown, MD. She was the wife of the late Philip R. Meekins and the late Frank E. Buck. She was the mother of Jay Buck (Karen) of Parkton, MD.; and Drew Buck; step-mother of- Diane Repetti (Carl), Patricia Hornhyak (John) and…

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    Joyce Ahalt

    Joyce M. Bell Ahalt, 60 of Winfield, MD Passed Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at the Dove House in Westminster Beloved wife of Charles Huffer Ahalt, Sr. Mrs. Ahalt was born November 1, 1958 in Olney, MD the daughter of the late Edward Earl Bell and the late Bobbie Mae Swiney Bell. She was a homemaker, enjoyed fishing, horses, spending time with grandchildren and going to Atlantic City and other casinos. Devoted mother of Charles Huffer Ahalt, Jr. and companion Carrie Jaber of Johnstown, PA , Bobbie Mae Ahalt of East New Market, MD, Sara Marie Ahalt of Winfield. Dear sister of Donna Hamilton, Loretta Ringley, the late Linda Nipper, and…

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    Margaret Condon

    Margaret Virginia Condon, 97of Mt. Airy, MD Passed Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at Carroll Lutheran Village Health Care Center Beloved wife of the late Austin Bair Condon. Born May 27, 1921 in Baltimore, MD the daughter of the late Ezra Davis Gosnell and late Mildred (Harrison) Gosnell. Mrs. Condon was a 1937 graduate of Mt. Airy High School and attended 2 years at Towson State College. Margaret was married May 26, 1939. She retired in 1972 after 25 years with C & P ,Bell Atlantic and Verizon where she started off as a telephone operator retiring after it changed to a dial system. Margaret also assisted in keeping records for…

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    Gemma Esaw

    Gemma Melegrito Esaw, 54 of Gwynn Oak, MD passed away on Monday, April 15, 2019 at her home. She was born on October 23, 1964, in the Philippines the daughter of the late Marselino Melegrito & Virginia De La Rosa. Beloved wife of Nathaniel Roy Esaw, Sr. She was a homemaker and a member of Arlington Baptist Church. She was a Teacher’s aide at Campfield Early Elementary School working with special needs children. Loving mother of Nathaniel Roy Esaw, Jr. and James Daniel Esaw. Loving sister of Elizabeth Melegrito, Edna Melegrito, and Val Melegrito. Also survived by a nephew Osman Ibrahim. The family will receive friends on Thursday, April 18,…

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    Ukase Chen

    Ukase “Duane” Chen, 75 of Westminster Passed March 15, 2019 at the Dove House. He was the spouse of the late Jo Ann (Graham)Chen. Mr. Chen was born April 26, 1943 in Baltimore, MD the son of the late Whence Eugene Chen and late Jeannie (Goon) Chen. He worked for numerous years in the Property Insurance Business before founding his own business, DC Claims. Duane was an avid Oriole and Ravens fan and also loved to watch his children and later his grandchildren play sports. He enjoyed to cook and spend time with his dog Scooter. Surviving are his children: Stacey(Troy) Carroll, Timothy(Kathy) Chen, brother Dennis(Diana) Chen, grandchildren Brittany(Jason), Marlee,…

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    Annabelle Hicks

    Annabelle Hicks (nee Wetzel), 99 of Petersburg, VA passed away on Sunday, April 14, 2019 at Sunrise of Carroll in Westminster, MD. She was the wife of the late Edgar “Randy” R. Hicks. She was born January 19, 1920 in Dornsife, PA the daughter of the late Charles W. Wetzel and the late Mary Wetzel (nee Lohr). She was employed by Prince Gorge County of Virginia as an Extension Agent in Home Economics. She enjoyed quilting, helping other people, feeding homeless, and Habitat for Humanity. She was the mother of Karen Hamilton and husband John of Mt. Airy: loving grandmother of Michael & wife Kansinee and James & wife Kristin…

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    Edwin Bennett

    Edwin Dewitt (Poppy) Bennett, 92, of Woodbine, MD; passed away on Sunday, April 14, 2019, surrounded by his family and friends at Carroll Hospital Center in Westminster. Born on March 21, 1927 in Winfield, MD., he was the son of the late Frank S. Bennett and Mary Dorsey Bennett. He was the husband of Ruth Vansant Bennett, his wife of 74 years. Edwin attended Sykesville High School and then served his country in World War II as a U.S. Marine in 1944 – 46. When Poppy returned home, he and his father started a company, Modern Builders, and thus started his lifelong passion and career in wood construction. He retired…

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    Arthur Gosnell

    Arthur Webster Gosnell, Jr., age 98, of Mt. Airy, MD., died Saturday, April 13, 2019 at Carroll Hospice, Inc.-Dove House in Westminster, MD. He was born January 27, 1921 in Mt. Olive, Maryland the son of the late Arthur Webster Gosnell, Sr., and the late Dora Holland Gosnell (nee Glennan). He was the husband of the late LaRue B. Gosnell (nee Brown) of 61 years. He was a farmer and was the Owner of the Tri-County Cleaners; Member of Calvary U.M. Church in Mt. Airy and the Mt. Airy Lions Club. Surviving are a son Michael Gosnell (Elaine) of Cockeysville and a daughter Judy Southworth of Westminster and four granddaughters…