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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…