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Peg (Margaret Marshall) Coleman

Peg (Margaret Marshall) Coleman, 87, of Boyds, MD, died peacefully at home on October 7, 2016.
She was the wife of the late James S. Coleman, of 50 years, who passed away quietly in 2014. He was 86.
Peg was born in Forsyth, Montana on August 5, 1929 to Chester and Edith Marshall.
Peg was a member of Sugarloaf Regional Trails (SRT), the Montgomery County Historical Society, Maryland Historical Trust's Montgomery County Committee, Peerless Rockville, Historic Medley District Inc., Monocacy Garden Club, District IV of the National Capital Area Garden Clubs, Sugarloaf Citizens Association, Gaithersburg and Boyds Presbyterian churches. She founded the Boyds Historical Society, the Montgomery County Farm Tour and Harvest Sale and the Barnesville Heritage Guild (now Countryside Artisans).
As longtime president of SRT, she worked on grants, published books and pamphlets, and lectured on local history. She wrote four books, Montgomery County: A Pictorial History, Paul of Montgomery, Mama Wears Two Aprons and Around Germantown.
SRT's Native American Heritage Trail on the C&O Canal was her last and perhaps her best civic project.
Peg restored a historic log cabin on their property that has had several awards for historic preservation. In it she ran a Bed and Breakfast called Pleasant Springs Farm. She also raised dairy goats, sheep and flowers.
Peg is survived by her four children, Robert Bivins and Ann Stevenson of Albuquerque, Sarah Bivins of Mars Hill, NC, and Susan Ewing of Takoma Park; eight grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and two step children.
A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday October 29th, 11:00 AM at the Boyds Presbyterian Church, 19901 White Ground Road, Boyds, MD 20841. A reception will follow on the home property to celebrate Peg's life. Arrangements by Hilton Funeral Home, Barnesville, MD (hiltonfh.com)



Kathryn Marian Harvill Moore

Kathryn Marian Harvill Moore passed away on Thursday, October 6, 2016 at Genesis HeathCare - Shady Grove Center in Rockville, MD.
Born on February 8, 1925 in Everett, PA, and raised in Staunton, VA, Kathryn was the daughter of the late Robert Warren and Kathryn Miller Harvill.
She graduated from Robert E. Lee High School in Staunton, VA. After high school, she moved to the Washington, D.C. area where she attended the Institute of Art in Washington, D.C and was a secretary at the U.S Department of Agricultural Research Center and later, cashiered for the GSI Cafeteria at the National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD.
She was a devoted wife to the late Harry M. Moore, Jr. for nearly 50 years.
Kathryn prided herself on her faith. In the late 1950's, she became one of the first five lay persons to teach the Confraternity of Christian Doctrine (CCD) for the Archdiocese of Washington DC.
She had a wonderful talent and passion for painting, sewing, and playing the piano. She was an adoring mother to her two sons.
Surviving are her two sons, David Moore (Verna Koshute Moore) of Monrovia, MD, and Daniel Moore (Mary Sheila Malaluan Moore), of Gaithersburg, MD; brother, Robert W. Harvill, Jr. (Becky Harvill) of Staunton, VA and four grandchildren, Kelly Orwig-Moore (Jeannine Orwig-Moore), Colleen Moore, Cara Moore, and Sean Moore.
Kathryn was a vivacious woman, and treasured her family and friends who will always remember her elegance, and the extraordinary woman that fill their hearts.
In addition to her parents and husband, she is predeceased by a sister, Ella Louise Plunkett and brother-in-law, Edward A. Plunkett Sr.
A memorial service will be held for friends and family at 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 15, 2016, at the Hilton Funeral Home, located at 22111 Beallsville Rd, Barnesville, MD 20838.
Private inurnment will be held at St. Mary's Catholic Church Cemetery, Rockville, MD.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Kathryn's memory to the Montgomery County Hospice, 1355 Piccard Drive, Suite 100, Rockville, MD 20850.




William Lucius Lincoln

William L. Lincoln of Potomac, MD, died peacefully on Tuesday, October 4, 2016 at the age of 93.
William is lovingly remembered by his wife of 62 years, Ruth Lincoln; three children, Sarah Ashley and husband Dave of Dickerson, David Lincoln of Gaithersburg, Jennifer DeRosa and husband Bob of Ocean View, NJ; four grandchildren, Sirisha Ashley, Matthew Ashley, Joshua Ashley and Timothy DeRosa.
The memorial service will be held at Potomac Presbyterian Church, 10301 River Rd, Potomac, MD on Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at 1:00 P.M. Inurnment to follow at Potomac Presbyterian Church Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Potomac Presbyterian Church, 10301 River Rd, Potomac, MD 20854.



Mary E. Leissler

Mary (Bugga) Ethelyn Leissler passed away at her home in Germantown, MD on Saturday, September 17, 2016 at the age of 75 surrounded by her loving family.
Mary is predeceased by her parents, Joseph and Unetta Grobarek.
Mary is lovingly remembered by her three children, Carl Leissler of New Hampshire, Joseph Leissler of Maryland, Christine Dutton and husband John of Germantown, MD; four grandchildren, John Dutton of Frederick, MD, Amber Leissler, Hayley Dutton, and Paytyn Dutton of Germantown, MD; and one great grandson, Cole Dutton.
Mary was born on June 21, 1941. She graduated from St. Anthony's High School in 1959 and went on to graduate from Catholic University.
Mary enjoyed walking her dog, Cash. She was dedicated to watching her granddaughter for the past 7 years.
The funeral service will be held at Mother Seton Catholic Church, 19951 Father Hurley Blvd, Germantown, MD on Saturday, October 22, 2016 at 11:00 am. Interment to follow at Gates of Heaven Cemetery, 13801 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, Maryland.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to any foundation relating to Autism.




Thomas C. Burdette

Thomas C. Burdette, 63, of Hagerstown, MD, died suddenly on September 14, 2016.
Born on September 28, 1952, in Frederick, MD, he was the son of the late John R. and Helen I. (Mulligan) Burdette.
Tommy loved hunting, fishing, gardening and farming. He was a member of the Elks Lodge 684, Moose Club 371 and Redmen Chippewa Tribe 19 in Frederick.
Tommy leaves behind two children, Adam W. Burdette and wife Amanda of Fairfield, PA, Katie M. Burdette of Cavetown, MD; two brothers, Russell Burdette and wife Carole of Ocean Isle Beach, NC, Otis Burdette of Hagerstown; one granddaughter, Hailee Burdette; his former wife, Paula May and his friend and employer, Eric Spates.
The family will be receiving friends on Sunday September 18th from 6-8 PM at the Hilton Funeral Home, 22111 Beallsville Rd. (Rt. 109), Barnesville, MD, where funeral services will be held Monday, September 19th at 11 AM.
Interment will follow in Monocacy Cemetery, Beallsville, MD.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to a charity of your choice in Tommy's name.


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