Virginia A. Gibson
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Virginia A. Gibson (88) of Boyds, Maryland, died on February 6, 2021. Born in Lewiston, Idaho on June 13, 1932, she was the daughter of the late William and Rachel Jones.
Virginia is survived by her brother, Ricker Jones, children Wendy (Brian) Sutch-Kiser, Amy (Bobby) Sutch Gupta, Mark Sutch and step children, Steven (Deneen) Gibson, Michelle Duchowny, 6 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her late husbands, Edmund Leon Sutch and Steven Curtis Gibson.
After graduating from the University of Idaho with a degree in Journalism, she attended Union Theological Seminary and received a Master’s in Christian Education. She served several churches as Director of Christian Education, and published articles for church magazine’s and local newspapers. She also edited, Dory Howell’s book, “Stand Straight and Grow Tall,” and assisted with Arthur Virts’ book, “Boyds: A Character Study by Arthur Virts and Friends.”
Virginia was very active in the community. She served on various organizations such as Boyds Historical Society, Boyds Federal Credit Union and the Boyds Presbyterian Church. She loved flying, writing, bird watching, reading mysteries, travelling in her RV to bluegrass festivals and to Albuquerque, NM on a family caravan/reunion to the hot air balloon festival.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Boyds Presbyterian Church, PO Box 320, 19901 White Ground Rd, Boyds, MD 20841.
A Memorial Service will be at Boyds Presbyterian Church with interment to follow at a later date.
Nancy T. Lynch
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Nancy Troiano Lynch, of Ft Myers, FL formerly of Gaithersburg, MD passed away peacefully on Monday, February 8, 2021.
Nancy was born on July 24, 1919 in Washington, D.C., the daughter of Antonio and Antonina Troiano.
She is survived by her sons William T. Lynch (Diane) of Gaithersburg, MD and John H. (Betsy) of Edgewater, MD. She was predeceased by her son Anthony T. Lynch.
During her lifetime she was a member of the Travel Club of Damascus, The Lioness Club, Shady Grove Hospital Volunteers Club and the 101st Airborne Associate Member.
A Celebration of Life for family members will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made Kindred Hospice 4886 New Broad St Ste 200, Orlando FL 32814.
Jean Louise Walker
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Jean Louise Walker, 88, of Ijamsville, MD, was born in Bay City, MI, on January 17, 1933. Surrounded by all of her children at her home, she peacefully went to her heavenly home on February 13, 2021.
The daughter of Edward Albert Whitbrodt and Lena Catherine Fischer, Jean married the love of her life, David Walker, Jr., on October 18, 1952. David preceded her in death in 1997. Jean and David are the beloved parents of Debra (Harold Green, deceased), Linda (Mike Kroeger), Paul (Penny Navarro, deceased), and Glenn (Robin Young). Their grandchildren are Stephanie and Sabrina Green; Tess (Jesse Carter), Nell (Tanner Wilson), and Kitt Kroeger; Kris Navarro; and Lacey (Phil Westcott) and Garrett Walker. Great-grandchildren are Philippa, Rex, Casper, & Romy (Carter) and Shea & Wren (Wilson). Jean is also survived by her late brother Jerry’s widow MaryAnn Whitbrodt; their children Tony, Sheryl (Randy Jensen) and Mike; and their grandsons David and Peter (Jensen); as well as her cherished cousins Nan Brandt (George Krohn), Susie Parker, and Paulette Levasseur.
Jean was a much loved wife, mother, grandmother, and friend. She and Dave enjoyed golf, bowling, traveling, and square dancing, but they delighted most in their family. They created a close-knit family that included the Christian faith, annual trips to see family in Michigan, road trips on the weekends, a healthy work ethic, and a memorable Scottish steak pie. Jean’s impeccable, German-heritage cleanliness was matched only by her listening ear, her tender heart for both people and animals, and her humble spirit.
A private family graveside service will take place at Parklawn Cemetery in Rockville, MD at a later date.
The family wishes to express their deep gratitude to Julia (RN) and Patricia (HHA) of Frederick Health Hospice for their compassionate care of Jean.
Jarrod Stephen Sharp
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On Thursday February the 11th 2021, Jarrod Stephen Sharp, 43, loving father of three daughters, passed away. Jarrod was born August 23, 1977 in York, PA and was a veteran who served in the US Air Force. He was a Computer Science graduate from the University of Maryland, an MBA graduate from Penn State University, and held a Juris Doctor Degree from the Baltimore School of Law, University of Maryland. He was exceptionally bright and an overachiever in all his academic and professional pursuits.
He was employed as a Privacy Attorney with Liberty Mutual Insurance Company and was an Adjunct Professor at the University of Maryland. His career spanned both Law, Information Technology and Cyber Security fields and he held various prestigious positions in both areas over the last two decades.
Jarrod was constantly learning new things and was relentless in his pursuit to improve his education and professional accomplishments. He loved all types of sports and was a loyal Terps fan. Jarrod was most passionate about being a father to his three beautiful daughters. He was always trying to foster new interests and expose them to new things. Jarrod was a fun and caring father who wanted the absolute best for his daughters. The girls have many memories of fun times spent with him at the beach, the lake, the mountains and at home. He loved them dearly and no one could make them laugh as much as him.
Jarrod was a charismatic, passionate and loyal friend to many. His sense of humor was perhaps his most endearing quality, one which his friends and family relished. Jarrod never missed an opportunity to make people laugh. His personality and charm lit up every room he walked into, and made every get together with friends a time to always remember.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandmother, Virginia Margolis. He is survived by his three daughters, Avery (7), Ellison (5), Isla (3), his paternal grandmother, Dorothy, mother Lorri Rhiner, father, Stephen, stepmother, Janet, sister, Courtney, brother-in-law, Ahmad, nephew, Isaak, brother, Chad, and the mother of his three daughters, Laura.
In lieu of gifts or cards please donate to the charity of your choice to make this world a better place for his three daughters and all of us. Jarrod was well loved and respected by his friends, family and colleagues and will be very dearly missed.
Romeo L. Domingo
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Romeo Liwanag Domingo, 85, of Gaithersburg, MD, passed away on February 16, 2021.
He was the loving husband to Conchita Domingo.
Born on February 24, 1935 in Manila, Philippines, he was the son to the late Mariano and Trinidad (Liwanag) Domingo.
Romeo was a loving husband, great father and best grandfather. He was the foundation of a wonderful family, and his devotion to raising his children made possible their successes in their education and careers. He was well respected and everybody who knew him loved him dearly.
Along with his wife, Romeo is survived by his four daughters; Daisy Hernandez of Virginia, Chona Rose Quinto of Maryland, Grace Teves of Maryland, Anna Liza Domingo of Maryland, sons-in-law; Wilfredo Hernandez, Joey Quinto, Dennis Teves, grandchildren; Giancarlo, Phillip, Darleen, Romeo Josef, Gabby, Joshua, one great-grandchild; Logan, one brother; Rudy Carlos of Manila, Philippines.
Michael A. Matthews
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Michael A. Matthews, 64, of Gaithersburg, MD went peacefully home to be with his Lord on Sunday, February 28, 2021. His wife and his two younger children were by his side.
Mike was born on May 23, 1956 in Washington, DC. He was the soulmate and best friend of his wife, Diane. He was a cheerleader and great role-model for his kids, Jonathan (Eubanks), Jenna and Nolan. When his future daughter-in-law, Kathryn (Eubanks), and her sister, Natalie (Marston), joined our family, he welcomed them with open arms. Now he has two granddaughters, Peyton (Eubanks) and Kaylee (Marston) who love his as Pop Pop.
Mike was the firstborn of this parents Joseph Matthews and Estherlin Cooper Matthews (deceased). He had two sisters, Estherlin Matthews-Thomas of Gaithersburg, MD, and Cynde Murphy of Hyattsvillle, MD. He is survived by his father, sisters, brother-in-law, Keith Murphy, nieces Kelsey Murphy, Candace Thomas, and Kerri Murphy, and nephews Kory (Kristin) Murphy and Christian Thomas.
A pivotal point in Mike’s teen years was his time spent as a camp counselor at Summit Lake Camp. His connections there led him to friendships at Montrose Baptist Church and his choice to attend Baylor University.
The family will be receiving friends on Friday March 5th from 4:00 - 7:00 PM at the Seneca Creek Community Church, 13 Firstfield Rd., Suite 100, Gaithersburg, MD 20878. Funeral services will be held at the church on Saturday March 6th at 1:00 PM. The family will be receiving friends 1 hour prior to the funeral service.
COVID protocol will be followed.
In lieu of flowers visit alivingtribute.org to plant a tree in memory of Mike.