Franklin D. Holt, Jr

Franklin D. Holt, Jr, 53, of Poolesville, MD took his final Harley ride up the Stairway to Heaven on March 4, 2020 and was reunited with his daughter Christina.Born on July 17, 1966, in Maryland, he was the beloved son of Franklin and Judith Holt.Franklin had a love for hunting and fishing and was a member of the VFWA Cabin John Post 5633.Along with his parents, he is survived by his three children; Timothy Franklin Holt, Melody Lynn Holt, Donald William Holt; two sisters, Ann Marie Holt-Tuck, Frances Holt-Payne and one grandchild.He was preceded in death by his daughter Christina D. Holt.A memorial service will be announced at a later date.

William “Bill” Fowler

William “Bill” Fowler, Sr., 82, of Frederick, MD passed away on March 5, 2020.

Bill was the loving husband to the late Mary Louise Fowler.

Born on May 8, 1937, in Virginia, he was the son of the late Charles Grundy and Jinnie Mae Fowler.

He is survived by their four children; Patricia Mills, Marie Chauncey, William Fowler, Jr., Jackie Twigg, one sister; Martha Reed, four brothers; Robert Fowler, James Fowler, Howard Fowler, Harry Fowler, ten grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

Along with his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by one sister; Virginia Gravely and two brothers; Charles Fowler, Jr., Frank Fowler.

Family will receive friends on Monday, March 9 from 6-8 PM at Hilton Funeral Home, 22111 Beallsville Rd, Barnesville, MD 20838, where a funeral service will be celebrated at 11 AM on Tuesday, March 10. Interment to follow at Resthaven Memorial Gardens, 9501 Catoctin Mountain Hwy, Frederick, MD 21701.

R. Marie Smith

R. Marie Smith, 89, of Frederick, MD, passed away on March 9, 2020.

Marie was the loving wife to the late Roy Lee Smith.

Born on March 14, 1930 in Virginia, she was the daughter to the late Herbert Stokes and Cora Lee Stokes Cooley.

Marie would have celebrated her 90th birthday this upcoming Saturday. 
Surviving are three children, Jeanette Broadwater, Linda Jenkins, Thomas Smith; one sister, Alice Brinegar; three grandchildren; four great grandchildren and one great-great grandson. Marie was also loved by many nieces and nephews. 

Along with her parents and husband, Marie was preceded in death by her step-father, Marion Cooley, two brothers; Charles Stokes, Wesley Stokes and one sister; Helen Cornell.  
The family will be receiving friends on Thursday March 12 from 6-8 PM at the Hilton Funeral Home, 22111 Beallsville Rd. (Rt. 109), Barnesville, MD, where funeral services will be held on Friday March 13 at 10 AM.
Interment will follow in Darnestown Presbyterian Church Cemetery, 15120 Turkey Foot Rd, Gaithersburg, MD.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to either Frederick Hospice (frederickhealthhospice.org) or the Alzheimer’s Association (alz.org)

James “Jim” Welsman Napier

James “Jim” Welsman Napier, lovingly known as “Sukoshi, Jimmy, Nape, Pro, Daddy-O, Daddyyyyyyyy, My Brother, Uncle Jimmy, Schweetie and Bim Bim”, 65, of Germantown, MD passed away on March 16, 2020 surrounded by his family. Jim was the loving husband to Patricia A. Spino Napier.

Born on June 2, 1954, in Corona, CA he was the first son of the late Captain Edward Dankey Napier and Catherine Jackson Napier. He is survived by his wife and sons; Edward Michael Napier and Erik Alexander Napier, one sister; Christine Napier Louder (Daryl), two brothers; Joseph Jackson Napier, David Harrison Napier, and his beloved nieces and nephews; Matthew Woodard (Catherine), Amanda DePlour (Aleksander), Dana Woodard, Dolan Napier, Ian Napier,  Rowan Napier, Kristina Keefe (Greg), Matthew Smith and Robert Spino; and one Great Nephew; Nicholas R. Keefe. His expecting niece, Amanda, announced that her son would honor Jim with his name. He will be greatly missed by many friends, extended family and his Miniature Schnauzers, Greta (Garbo) and Heidi (Ho). He will be united with his loving family and his beloved pets; his “forever dog” Sukoshi, and Purty and Ashes.

Jim began working at Bretton Woods in 1972. He was awarded PGA membership in 1978 and became Head Professional in 1989. For 48 years he dedicated his life to the members and staff at Bretton Woods. Over that time, he introduced hundreds, if not thousands to “the game of a lifetime”. He conceived of and led many members on golf trips to Maine, Myrtle Beach, Williamsburg and Orlando. These trips fostered relationships and stories that will last a lifetime. 

Jim was an avid hunter and belonged to Izaak Walton League for many years. He especially enjoyed hunting and hours of banter with his dear friend Abe.

Jim was all about family. He made his father proud by becoming the patriarch of his family for the last 22 years. He continued many family traditions such as the annual family trip to Capon Springs & Farms, hosting holiday and family birthday parties, and his love of golf was shared with his family. Like his father, Jim’s greatest role in life was the role of father to his sons. His fatherly influence did not end with his two sons, he shared his fatherly love, devotion, and advice with all his nieces and nephews.

Jim was one of a kind. His prankster behavior was evident in every photo and his kind heart was evident in his infectious smile. He loved to play jokes on friends and colleagues, he loved people, lobsters, popcorn, blueberry pie and his dogs. Jim lived life every day.

A Celebration of Life will be held for friends and family at a later date at Bretton Woods Recreation Center, Inc.

In lieu of flowers the family asks donations be made to:

The First Tee Of Greater Washington DC  

2020 Penn. Ave. NW, #106

Washington, DC 20006

Arrangements were made by Hilton Funeral Home.

Beverly Jones Flanigan

Beverly Jones Flanigan, age 71, of Urbana, MD, passed away on March 20, 2020 at the home of her son, Joseph M. Flanigan, where she resided with him and his Family.

Born on September 11,1948, in Johnson City, TN, she was the daughter of the late Harold Henry and Hattie Masters Jones.

A Registered Nurse (RN), she received her Associate’s Degree from The University of Misssissippi Medical Center in Jackson, MS. Beverly worked as an RN for 20 years with geriatric patients at the Johns Hopkins Bay view Medical Center in Baltimore, MD. Beverly enjoyed playing the piano, reading mystery and true crime books, attending and being an active member at church, watching repeats of Forensic Files, getting her hair done, and could never say no to eating crinkle cut fries and vanilla bean or butter pecan ice cream. Perhaps most of all, she loved spending time with her Family and seeing them happy, especially her two granddaughters,who brought her endless joy.

Beverly was the loving wife to the late Michael Patrick Flanigan. Beverly is survived by her son; Joseph M. and wife Amy Flanigan of Urbana, MD, sister; Betty and husband Gene Gouge of Johnson City, TN, two grandchildren; Avery and Riley Flanigan,and several pets; cats Max, Lil’ Jerry, and Sunny and dog Lola.

Services for Beverly will be private.In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial donations be made to the Alzheimer'Association at https://www.alz.org/maryland/donate.

Catherine Louise Sadler

Catherine Louise Sadler, 86, of Chambersburg, PA, formerly of Montgomery County and
Frederick County Maryland, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on March 21, 2020.


She was the loving wife to the late Harold Robert Sadler who passed away in May 2007.
Born April 14, 1933, Catherine was the daughter of the late Raymond Joseph and Eva Lydia (Reed) Lynch. Catherine is preceded in death by her twin sister Martha Lynch, eldest son Lawrence (Larry) Sadler, and her in-laws Lawrence and Leona Sadler.


Catherine retired, after 28 years, from the Montgomery County Public Schools Transportation Department where she was a bus operator for Bus 8. She was a life member of the Rockville, Hyattstown and Damascus Ladies Auxiliary. Catherine was a delegate of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Montgomery County Volunteer Fire Association as well as a past chapter president of SEIU Local 500.


In her spare time she enjoyed game shows, country music, especially, Conway Twitty, loved to travel with her husband to visit family in Iowa and attend the Iowa State Fair. She never missed the Winchester Apple Blossom Festival and Parade in Winchester, VA and the Maryland State Fireman’s Convention and Parade in Ocean City, MD. Catherine loved to travel to Branson, MO to see her country shows.


Surviving are her children; Melinda Sadler of Williamsport, MD, Marion Haupt of Myersville, MD, Janice Boismenu of Williamsport, MD, Darlene and husband Russell Arnsparger of Hagerstown, MD, Charlie and wife Robin Sadler of Greencastle, PA, daughter-in-law; Lynn Melvin of Gaithersburg, MD, grandchildren; David and wife Amy Haupt, Heather and husband Daniel Franklin, Katie Sadler and fiancé Kelsey Burger, Joanne Ferro, Mark and wife Kathryn Ferro, Nick Boismenu, Christina and husband Darnell Hebron, Alex Boismenu, Jennifer Sadler, Timmy Sadler, great grandchildren; Kayla, Brooke, Emma, Shannen and fiancé Gabriely, Katie,
Everleigh, Isaiah, Donovan, Charlotte, David, Eliza, Mariyah, Mychael and Layla. Catherine also held a special place for her favorite cousin and friend, Elaine Heffner, lifetime best friends, Ruby Mitchell and Mickey Lewter and other numerous nieces, nephews and cousins from across the US.


Services for Catherine will be private. A memorial service will be held at a later date.


In Lieu of Flowers, donations can be made the Marion Volunteer Fire Co. #8, 5465 Molly Pitcher Hwy, Chambersburg, PA 17202 or SpiriTrust Lutheran Home Care & Hospice, 2700 Luther Dr, Chambersburg, PA 17202.

Teddy Lee Burriss, Sr.

Teddy Lee Burriss, Sr. passed from this life on March 24, 2020 in Waynesboro, PA.  He was born in Frederick, MD on March 31, 1938 to Horace and Eva Burriss. 

He grew up in Barnesville, Maryland, where he was a member of the Barnesville Baptist Church.  He attended Poolesville High School, graduating in 1957.  He was a loving and devoted husband to his high school sweetheart; Patricia Ann Burriss for 63 years. The couple resided in Barnesville, Maryland for more than 25 years and were the proud parents of fifteen children: eight boys and seven girls. 

He is survived by his spouse; Patricia Ann Burriss and fourteen of his fifteen children; Nelson Burriss (Bridget), Teddy Burriss, Jr. (Rebecca), Frederick Burriss (Laurie), Michelle Reed, Daniel Burriss,  David Burriss (Roberta), Deborah Wilson (Christopher), Lisa Burriss, Jeanette Howard, Mary O’Brien (Shane), Amy Young (Charles), Matthew Burriss, Eric Burriss (Nicole) and Beth Pearson (Brian), as well as, 33 grandchildren and 33 great grandchildren.  He is also survived by a brother; Ronald Burriss and sister; Sylvia Little.

He is preceded in death by his son; David Michael Burriss, his father; Horace Burriss, his mother; Eva Burriss, his three sisters; Betty Barnes, Jackie Ward, and Pauline Burriss, his daughter-in-law; Rhonda Burriss and his great granddaughter; Daphanie Balcharan. 

Teddy was a great provider for his family, as an electrician by trade he worked for Truland Electrical for more than 30 years until his retirement in 1999. He was member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW 26). He would also be found late into the evening working in his shop from home on several projects to provide extra income for his family.  He was a skilled metal worker, designing and fabricating numerous trailers, used for hauling vehicles, lawn equipment, and other items, which were commissioned by neighbors, friends and acquaintances.  He was also an accomplished wood worker, designing and building kitchen cabinets, furniture and other items for his home.  Shortly after his retirement to South Carolina in 2002 he began designing and creating lamps, which he generously gifted to friends and family. 

Teddy was generous with his time, love and kindness, always willing to help friends, family and neighbors.  He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.

In lieu of flowers please make a donation to Children’s National Hospital (http://childrensnational.org/giving), who so compassionately cared for their infant son David Michael who died in 1961. 

Due to the current pandemic the family will not be holding viewing or funeral services at this time.  Please visit his obituary page on the Hilton Funeral Home site www.hiltonfh.com.   A celebration of life party will be held later in the year, once this crisis is contained.

Michele Anne Cropp

Michele Anne Cropp died suddenly on March 22, 2020.  

Michele was a strong woman; she was also vibrant, passionate, funny, and totally dedicated to her family. She was one of the kindest people you would ever meet. 

She grew up in Rockville, MD and was a graduate of the University of Maryland.

In her personal life as well as her professional life, Michele was a passionate advocate for all children. She had been active with Montgomery County 4H Clubs for over 2 decades and for many years served as a livestock superintendent during the Montgomery County Agricultural Fair. As a much-loved Educational Consultant, her advocacy for children and their education contributed greatly to bettering the lives of many Montgomery County Public School students. Her advocacy will be missed by many parents and their children.

With her husband Craig, Michele dedicated the past 20+ years to raising Angus cattle on their Cropp Family Farm. She was a resounding voice for agriculture in Montgomery County.Michele was elected a two-term President of the Montgomery County Farm Bureau, a member of the Montgomery County Agricultural Advisory Committee, a member of the Montgomery Agriculture Producers, and she was active in the American Angus Association. Her very wise words and ever-sound advice will be missed by the agricultural community.Michele will remain present in this lovely 2019 urban farming documentary called,"LOSING GROUND.”  It shows her staunch commitment to agriculture. The video is provided below. 

Michele was mother of Michael Cropp; dedicated, loving step-mom to Matthew Cropp; and wife of Dr. Craig Cropp. She is also survived by her brothers David and Jim Dubinsky, and her sister Mary Dubinsky Waggoner. Michele dedicated many years taking excellent care of her father Jim(deceased in 2019) and her mother Marianne Dubinsky (deceased in 2013). 

In lieu of flowers, please make contributions to the Montgomery County Agricultural Fair with a note on the check “Michele Cropp”. A memorial bench will be placed on the Fairgrounds in 2021 to recognize her contributions to the agricultural community and the support she provided to the Fair for many years.

Memorial service arrangements are pending.

Geraldine P. Watson

Geraldine P. Watson of Clarksburg, MD passed away quietly on March 23, 2020 surrounded by her loving family. Born in Pearl River, NY to the late Victor E. Prezioso, an Italian immigrant who landed at Ellis Island and his wife Marguerite. Geraldine was one of seven children.

 

After graduating high school, she moved to Washington DC and worked for the U.S. Treasury where she met her future husband, Robert who was an economist. Geraldine was always up for an adventure or having fun with her family whether petting baby white Bengal tigers in India, climbing to the top of the Arc de Triumph in Paris or taking in a play in London’s West End. She even fulfilled her lifelong dream of skydiving at the age of 85 over San Diego, CA!

 

Married 49 years, Geraldine was predeceased by her husband. She is survived by her daughter Bonnie of Clarksburg, MD, her son Bob and his wife Kathy of Irvine, CA, her daughter Ruth of Berryville, VA, two brothers Ronald Prezioso of Virginia Beach, VA and Fred Prezioso of Tecumseh, MI; two grandchildren, Christopher of Damascus, MD and Brent of Clarksburg, MD; two great grandchildren, Angelina and Diego and many grandnieces and grandnephews.

 

 In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made to the American Heart Association, www.heart.org

 

Services for Geraldine will be private.

Lillian Holt Smith

Lillian Holt Smith “Pinkie” of Adamstown, Maryland passed away March 26th , 2020 at the age of 96.
Pinkie was born in Smithfield, RI the oldest and last remaining of the four children of the late Harold and Mabel (Hassum) Holt of Warwick Neck, RI.

Upon graduation from the Samuel Gorton High School in Providence, she completed her nursing education at the New England Baptist Hospital School of Nursing (Class of 44) in Boston, MA. Pinkie then joined the Army Nurse Corps “hoping to see the world”, but as a highly valued Operating Room nurse, her skills kept her stateside working with orthopedic and plastic surgeons doing reconstructive surgery at the Cushing General Hospital in Farmington, MA, a military hospital for soldiers wounded during
WWII. After the war, she continued OR nursing at the Gallinger Hospital in Washington DC. It was there that she met her husband of 47 years, the late (1995) Gordon Murdoch Smith MD, playing in a hospital league baseball game.

Pinkie devoted her early married life to helping her husband establish his family practice in Upper Montgomery County, and in raising their 2 sons, Geoffrey and Timothy in Barnesville. She was an avid volunteer in the community serving at the YWCA, the Red Cross, and her favorite, the Frederick Memorial Hospital ED from 1984-2003. She served on the Board of Directors for the Red Cross, and was a past president of the Montgomery Co. Medical Aux. She was a member of Frederick Memorial Hospital
Aux and the Frederick Memorial Medical Society. At Buckingham’s Choice, where she lived for the past 13 years, she volunteered in the gift shop, and was the cluster chair for her floor, welcoming new residents. She was an active participant in the Episcopal congregation.

She is survived by her son Geoffrey Murdoch Smith (wife Lynn) of Reisterstown, Maryland and son Timothy Holt Smith (wife Lynn) of Pasadena, Maryland. Grandchildren, Megan Roberts (John), Abigail Tower (Jason), Jared Smith (Beth), Andrew Smith (Tabitha), Patrick Smith (Katelyn), Jason Langley (Bethany), and 10 great grandchildren. She is also mourned by many friends.
A celebration of her life will be scheduled for a future date at Buckingham’s Choice in Adamstown, Maryland, where she resided until her passing.

If desired, memorial donations can be made in her name to:
KAT6A Foundation
3 Louise Drive
West Nyack, NY 10994
Or online at: https://www.kat6a.org/6657/

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Wilmer L. Realpe Cabrera

Wilmer L. Realpe Cabrera, 60, passed away on March 4, 2019. Born on March 21, 1958 in La Fama,
Sucumbíos, Ecuador. Son of Victor Hugo Realpe Bravo and Ines Rosario Cabrera Ortiz.
Wilmer was a devoted husband to America Elizabeth Narvaez de Realpe and an exceptional father to
Katherine Soledad Realpe Narvaez and Wilmer Bladimir Realpe Narvaez.
Wilmer leaves behind a legacy of hard work and dedication serving the Montgomery County Public
School System for over 15 years (November, 2003). Wilmer was a gifted volleyball player and a soccer,
boxing and mixed martial arts enthusiast.
Wilmer will always be remembered and loved by his entire family. Specially by:
Brothers: Oswaldo, Darwin, Milton, Esteban, Ramiro, Hugo and Freddy Realpe Cabrera.
Sisters: Melva, Graciela, Lilian Realpe Cabrera and Oliva Cabrera.
Parents in law: Segundo Sebastian Narvaez Guayasamin and Maria Soledad Guallasamin Pillajo
Brothers in law: John Narvaez, Roberto Narvaez, Gerardo Tulcan and Wilson Burbano
Sisters in law: Teresa Narvaez, Elsa Ortiz, Teresa Chalacan, Alicia Ortiz, Luz Ortiz, Flor Zuniga and
Guillermina Pacheco
Nephews: John Narvaez, Victor Realpe, Nicholas Narvaez, Sami Suprasindhu.
Nieces: Diana Narvaez, Abigail and Victoria Narvaez Muñoz, Ximena Realpe, Suyanna Suphasinghu,
Tulcan Realpe family, Realpe Zuniga family, Realpe Ortiz family, Realpe Chalacan family, Burbano
Cabrera family.

Wilmer L. Realpe Cabrera, 60, falleció el 4 de Marzo del 2019. Nacido el 21 de Marzo de 1958 en La
Fama, provincia de Sucumbíos, Ecuador. Hijo de Victor Hugo Realpe Bravo and Ines Rosario Cabrera
Ortiz.
Wilmer fue devoto esposo de America Elizabeth Narvaez de Realpe y un padre exceptional a sus dos
hijos Katherine Soledad Realpe Narvaez y Wilmer Bladimir Realpe Narvaez
Wilmer deja un legado de arduo trabajo y dedicación por su servicio a las Escuelas Públicas del Condado De Montgomery por más de 15 años (Noviembre 2003). Wilmer era un talentoso jugador de volley y un aficionado al fútbol, boxeo y artes marciales mixtas.
Wilmer siempre será recordado y amado por su family entera. En especial por:
Hermanos: Oswaldo, Darwin, Milton, Esteban, Ramiro, Hugo y Freddy Realpe Cabrera.

Hermanas: Melva, Graciela, Lilian Realpe Cabrera y Oliva Cabrera.
Suegros: Segundo Sebastian Narvaez Guayasamin y Maria Soledad Guallasamin Pillajo
Cuñados : John Narvaez, Roberto Narvaez, Gerardo Tulcan y Wilson Burbano
Cuñadas: Teresa Narvaez, Elsa Ortiz, Teresa Chalacan, Alicia Ortiz, Luz Ortiz, Flor Zuniga y Guillermina Pacheco
Sobrinos: John Narvaez, Victor Realpe, Nicholas Narvaez y Sami Suprasindhu.
Sobrinas: Diana Narvaez, Abigail and Victoria Narvaez Muñoz, Ximena Realpe, Suyanna Suphasinghu, la familia Tulcan Realpe, la familia Realpe Zuniga, la familia Realpe Ortiz, la familia Realpe Chalacan, la familia Burbano Cabrera y la familia Realpe Pacheco.

James W. (Jimmy) Loy Sr.

James W. (Jimmy) Loy Sr., 82, of Clarksburg, MD, passed away on March 7, 2019 at the age of82, following a lengthy illness.Jimmy was born on October 30, 1936, in Clarksburg, MD, to the late Lance and Lucille Loy.Jimmy worked for the Montgomery County Government for 34 years as a tree foreman. OnAugust 5, 1958, he married the love of his life, Lorraine Quesenberry. Together, they raised adaughter, Debbie Mikus, and son James Loy Jr.Jimmy had a passion for life and his family. He loved his wife Lorraine with all his heart andwas a loving, devoted father and grandfather. He treasured time with his family and friendsabove everything else.Jimmy’s life was centered around helping others; He found his greatest joy in being there foranybody in need. He took great pride in his yard and enjoyed working in it every day.Jimmy is survived by his wife of 60 years, Lorraine, daughter, Debbie Mikus, son, James Loy Jr.and wife Audrey, three grandchildren, Melanie Mikus, Erika Loy, and Elizabeth Loy, a nephewSilas Loy, and an aunt, Agnes Rabbitt.The family will receive friends on Monday, March 11 from 1-3 PM and 6-8 PM at the Hilton Funeral Home, 22111 Beallsville Rd. (Rt. 109), Barnesville MD (hiltonfh.com)A graveside service will be held at 9 AM on Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at the ClarksburgMethodist Church Cemetery, 23425 Spire Street, Clarksburg, MD followed by an 11 AMmemorial service at Gaithersburg Church of the Nazarene, 8921 Warfield Rd., Gaithersburg,MD. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Parkinson’s Foundation(parkinson.org) or The Dementia Society of America (dementiasociety.org).

Stanley Wilson Munday

Stanley Wilson Munday, Sr., previously of Myrtle Beach, SC, passed away on March 11, 2019, at Frederick Memorial Hospital, after a very tenacious battle with Dementia.  Stan’s beloved spouse, Jane Munday, predeceased him on February 12, 2016.

Stan was born October 9, 1942, in Dickerson, MD, to the late Turner G. and Lillie (Painter) Munday.

He grew up in Olney, MD and at the age of nineteen joined the U.S. Army.  Stan was honorably discharged in 1968.   Following his career in the Army Stan became an accomplished carpenter and enjoyed making one-of-a-kind pieces for his family.  In Stan’s spare time you could often find him cruising on his Harley Davidson motorcycle, flying his plane or enjoying a nice meal with his wife.  Although Stan was an accomplished carpenter his true passion was aviation.  He enjoyed flying the skies of Myrtle Beach, SC or visiting his family in Maryland.

Stan will be remembered by his sons, Stanley W. Munday, Jr. (Cathleen) of Thurmont, MD and Richard W. Munday, Sr.; grandchildren Hunter Munday, Myersville, MD, Jennifer M. Toms (Michael) of Thurmont, MD, and Richard W. Munday, Jr. of Mt. Airy, MD; brothers, Donald Munday (Pat) Myrtle Beach, SC and Charles Munday of Jefferson, MD; and numerous nieces and nephews.  Stan is also survived by his beloved friends Tim Duncan of Myrtle Beach, SC and Harvey Moore of Adamstown, MD.

He was predeceased by his son, David E. Munday, and his brother, Walter G. Munday.

The family will receive friends on Sunday, March 17, 2019 from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. at the Hilton Funeral Home, 22111 Beallsville Road (Rt. 109), Barnesville, MD 20838 (hiltonfh.com), where funeral services will be held at 11 am on Monday March 18.

Interment will follow in Darnestown Presbyterian Church Cemetery, 15120 Turkey Foot Road, Darnestown, MD 20878.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Stan’s name to the Alzheimer’s Association or a charity of the donor’s choosing.

Chad Anthony Quaglietta

Chad Anthony Quaglietta, age 30, passed away on Sunday March 31, 2019 at Frederick Memorial Hospital after a long and valiant battle with Cancer. Born December 3, 1988 as a preemie at Children’s Hospital in Washington DC, Chad was a born warrior. His family moved to Houston Texas when he was 1 and he lived there until age 15, when he moved to Jersey City,New Jersey. There he attended Hudson Catholic High School and although his time in Jersey was short, in true Chad fashion, he made lifelong friendships with his easy spirit and welcoming smile. Upon graduation, Chad made his way back full circle and returned to the DC area calling Poolesville, MD home. He attended Salisbury University and graduated with a BA degree; not letting grass grow under his feet, he began working as a technical recruiter. He was employed at Experis in Gaithersburg MD at the time of his diagnosis in 2016. Chad was a gentle soul who never met a stranger and always greeted everyone with his dynamic smile and positive attitude. It is no secret why he had so many friends. Over the last 2 years, Chad could be seen taking long daily walks throughout Poolesville where he met and made many friends along the way. Although Chad lived in various places, his heart always remained in Texas where he spent most of his life.Chad is preceded in death by his father Anthony Charles Quaglietta. He is survived by his brother and best friend Erik Quaglietta of Frederick, MD. His grandparents Tom and Patsy Dillingham of Poolesville, MD and Frank and Barbara Quaglietta of North Myrtle Beach, SC. His Aunts and Uncles: Shannon and Stephen Keeper of Frederick, MD, April and Buzz Campo of Frederick, MD, Bonnie and Joe Lopes of North Attleboro, MA, and Patty and Paul Toste of Hillsborough, NJ. His cousins: Morgan and Chad Smith of Frederick, MD, Heather and Freddie Blanchard of Attleboro, MA, Stephanie and Kevin Leonard of Quincy, MA, Mike and Meghan Toste of Smithsburg, MD, Megan and Robbie Falzarano of Frederick, MD and Matt Toste of Hillsborough, NJ. Chad also had an amazing group of friends that were like family and some he considered brothers: Jud Osborn (Amy) of Houston, Texas, Ray Burke (Allison) of Houston,Texas and Josh Lipinski-McHale (Taylor) of Bayonne, NJ. As well as, Christine Lipinski (MissChris). Not to mention all of his friends’ children that called him Uncle Chad.The Family will be receiving friends on Friday, April 5Th from 5-8pm at Our Lady of the Presentation, 17220 Tom Fox Avenue, Poolesville, MD 20837 A Funeral service will be held on Saturday, April 6th at 10:30am followed by Mass at Our Lady of the presentation.Please feel free to wear a pair of “fun” socks in Chad’s honor as he wore them every day.In Lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Chad Quaglietta’s name to:Testicular Cancer Awareness Foundation.202 North Avenue #305Grand Junction, CO 81501 info@testescancer.org

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Richard L. Lippart

Richard L. Lippart, 52, of Germantown, MD, died suddenly on March 2, 2018.

He was the fiancé of Gina Brooks Clementson.

Born on September 17, 1965, Ricky was the son of Joseph E. Lippart and the late Betty (Jarels) Lippart.

Also surviving is his stepmother, Mary Lippart; three daughters, Tami Jones, Shelley and Chloe Lippart; stepchildren, Steven and Nicole Clementson; three sisters, Dorothy Gerhart, Jennifer Lippart, Beverly Flory and four grandchildren, Aryana, Jackson, Brandon and Cameron.

Ricky is also survived by nieces and nephews, Stacy, Misty, KateLynn, DJ, Ryan, and Dakota and many great nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 11 AM on Friday March 9 at the Hilton Funeral Home, 22111 Beallsville Rd. (Rt. 109), Barnesville, MD (hiltonfh.com) with the family receiving friends at 10 AM.

Interment will follow in Boyds Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Boyds, MD.

Carole Sue Helmick

Carole Sue Helmick, 76, of Middletown, MD, went home to be with the Lord on March 4, 2018.  She was the loving wife to the late Orlan Helmick.

Born on November 28, 1941 in Beelick Knob, WV, she was the daughter of the late Mick Elder and Virginia Richmond.

Surviving, are two sons, Ricky Helmick of Adamstown, MD, Mike Helmick and wife Sue of Jefferson, MD; two brothers, Robert Elder of Highland, MD, Frank Elder of Charlotte, NC; three grandchildren, Zach Helmick, Austin Helmick, and Dakota Helmick.

The family would like to recognize two special caregivers Mary and Lewis Helmick.

Family will be receiving friends on Friday, March 16 from 6-8 PM at Hilton Funeral Home, 22111 Beallsville Road, Barnesville, MD 20838 where funeral services will be held at 11 AM on Saturday, March 17. Interment to follow at Resthaven Memorial Gardens, 9501 Catoctin Mountain Hwy, Frederick, MD 21701.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Frederick County, 516 Trail Avenue, P.O. Box 1799, Frederick, MD  21702.

Betty F. Allnutt

Betty F. Allnutt, 94, of Darnestown, passed away Thursday March 15, 2018, at the Kline Hospice House.

Born February 17, 1924, in Herndon, VA, she was the daughter of the late Charles Thomas Reed and Edna Grace (Soper) Reed.  In May 1942, she was united in marriage to the late Clarence Leonard “Buddy” Allnutt.

Betty worked for National Geographic from 1969 to 1987. She loved to spend time with her family and friends. She loved to can vegetables out of the garden, bake, crochet, solve word puzzles and work arithmetic problems with the grandkids.

Surviving is her son, Charles “Charlie” Leonard Allnutt; her granddaughter, Laura Shelton and husband, Kevin; two great- grandsons, Christopher James “CJ” and Chad Thomas Shelton and two great-granddaughters Kaylie Nicole and Holly Christine Shelton.

In addition to her parents and husband Betty was also predeceased by four sisters Mary Virginia Reed, Annett Louise Reed, Edith Reed and Charlotte White Reed; and two brothers Franklin E Reed and William T Reed.

The family would like to thank all the staff at the Kline Hospice House for their loving care and support.

There will be a visitation on Monday March 19 from 10-11am at Hilton Funeral Home (22111 Beallsville Road/ Md. 109); Funeral services will be held Monday March 19 at 11am at the funeral home. Interment will follow at the Monocacy Cemetery, Beallsville.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Kline Hospice House, 7000 Kimmel Rd Mt Airy, MD 21771.

Dorothy J. Gogolski

Dorothy J. Gogolski, 91, of Weymouth, MA, formerly of Clarksburg, MD, died peacefully at the Dwyer Home in Weymouth, MA, Monday March 19, 2018.

She was the wife of the late Robert R. Gogolski who died April 19, 2015.

Born on April 15, 1926, in Dickson City, PA, she was the daughter of the late William and Kathryn (Bowen) Kowalski.

 Surviving are four daughters, Kathryn M. Gogolski, Deborah A. Leighton, Jean M. Gogolski, Carol A. Collar and four grandchildren.

 The family will be receiving friends on Monday March 26 from 6-8 PM at the Hilton Funeral Home, 22111 Beallsville Rd. (Rt. 109), Barnesville, MD (hiltonfh.com), where funeral services will be held on Tuesday March 27 at 10 am.

A cremation will follow.  Dorothy’s remains will be inurned at a later date, in Arlington National Cemetery next to her husband.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to either the American Diabetes Association (diabetes.org) or Alzheimer's Association (alz.org)

Menna Lee Reed

Menna Lee Reed passed away on March 23, 2018, at the age of 95. She was born March 1, 1923 in Kansas City, MO the daughter of Jack and Consuella (Wilcox) Smith. She and her sister were raised by their grandparents when their mother died when she was 2 1/2 years old.

She graduated from Westport High School in 1941, and was president of her nursing class at Trinity Lutheran Hospital, where she trained to be a WWII Cadet Nurse. She nursed at The Kansas Service Children’s League and all 4 hospitals in Topeka, and retired from St. Francis after 55-year career.

Menna Lee was an avid watercolorist in her later years, creating many cherished paintings for family and friends. She was known for her gentle spirit, witty humor and never wanted to miss a party. She delighted in traveling to Italy and New Orleans.

She was married briefly but passionately to Richard Helfenstrider, a marriage that produced her beloved son Richard. She is preceded in death by,  her sister, Jeanne  Tippin, and her husband, Elmer, of 49 years.

She is survived by her 3 children, Richard Reed of Topeka, Jane Wonnell and her husband Douglas, of Poolesville, MD and Alan Reed of Topeka. Two grandsons, Lee Reed of Topeka, Tyler Reed of Shawnee, KS, two great granddaughters, Izabella Reed and Grace Reed, and several nephews and  nieces, including Maureen Block of New Orleans, LA with whom she had a special bond.

Family will be receiving friends on Tuesday, March  27 from 6-8 PM at Hilton Funeral Home, 22111 Beallsville Road, Barnesville, MD. 

Funeral will be held April 5th in Topeka, KS at 2:00 p.m. at Mount Hope Cemetery Chapel, 4700 SW 17th St., Topeka, KS

Memorial contributions :

Baptist Trinity Lutheran Legacy Foundation: 6675 Holmes Rd., Ste. 470, Kansas City, MO 64131

Caring Hospice: 518 S. Frederick Ave., Gaithersburg, MD 20877-2325

Montgomery Hospice: 1355 Picard Dr., Ste. 100, Rockville, MD 20850

Nancy Jean Fauth

Nancy Jean Fauth, 86, of Taneytown, MD, passed away on March 31, 2018 at Lorien Assisted Living.

She was the wife of the late William L. Fauth.

Born on July 3, 1931 in Pittsburgh, PA, she was the daughter of the late Anthony Novak and Lois Coombs.

Surviving are five children; Elaine Lewis of Westminster, MD, Jack Fauth of Michigan, Douglas Fauth of Monrovia, MD, Pamela Crowl of Frederick, MD, Michael Fauth of Gettysburg, PA; 12 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

Nancy was preceded in death by one brother; Thomas Novak, one sister; Mary Alice Dingman and one son Joseph Fauth.

Family will be receiving friends at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, April 4 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 18230 Barnesville Rd, Barnesville, MD, where a Mass of Christian burial will follow at noon. Interment to follow at St. Mary’s Catholic Church Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to either American Heart Association, 4217 Park Place Ct., Glen Allen, VA 23060 , St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 18230 Barnesville Rd, Barnesville, MD or National MS Society, P.O. Box 4527, New York, NY 10163. 

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Alice Duley Mills

Alice Duley Mills, 99, of Frederick, MD, formerly of Poolesville, MD, died on March 10, 2017.

She was the wife of the late Douglas E. Mills who died on June 23, 1980.

Born on May 30, 1917, in Travilah, MD, she was the daughter of the late John and Lula Bell (Bennett) Duley.

Born and raised in Travilah, Alice attended Richard Montgomery High School and worked in a country store in Travilah after school and on Saturdays.  When she was 16, she met her future husband Doug Mills on a blind date.  Five years later, in 1938, they were married.  Just before WWII, Alice and Doug had their “precious jewel”, daughter Patricia.

During the war, while Doug was in the Army stationed in Europe, Alice worked as a supervisor at the Defense Plant in Silver Spring, MD.  While there, she was selected to represent the Defense Plant at Aberdeen Proving Grounds as a member of the Women’s Army Corps.

After the war, Alice and Doug built their home in Rockville, MD.  Alice then began a 22 year career as a receptionist and assistant for the medical firm of Doctors William Murphy, William Hall and Stephen Cromwell.  During this time, she also worked as a hostess for the Robert Pumphrey and Tyson Wheeler Funeral Homes in Rockville.

Throughout her life, Alice was an active member of the Travilah Baptist Church, serving as a Sunday School teacher for 45 years and several times as principal of the church’s Vacation Bible School.  Alice was a member of the Intercessory Prayer Group established by best-selling author Catherine Marshall, wife of US Senate Chaplin Dr. Peter Marshall.

She was a charter and honorary lifetime member of the Rockville Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary.  During her service, she served as Chaplin of the Maryland Ladies Auxiliary.  She was also an active member of the Pythian Sisters of Maryland.

After the death of her husband in 1980, Alice lived with her daughter and son-in-law in Poolesville.  She later transferred her church membership to Poolesville Baptist Church and served there on numerous committees.

She generously gave of her time visiting family and friends who were ill, hospitalized or in nursing homes.  This became her personal outreach ministry and one she pursued passionately for as long as her health allowed.

Surviving is her daughter Patricia E. Watkins and husband Lawrence, 3 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild.

Alice was preceded in death by two brothers, Thomas and Norman Duley and four sisters, Thelma Hanson, Catherine Nicholson, Dorothy Nicewarner and Edna Trail.

Alice was also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and countless friends.

The family will be receiving friends on Friday March 17 from 5-8 PM at the Hilton Funeral Home, 22111 Beallsville Rd. (Rt. 109), Barnesville, MD, where funeral services will be held on Saturday March 18 at 10 AM.

Interment will follow in Forest Oak Cemetery, Gaithersburg, MD.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Alice’s name to the Travilah Baptist Church (travilahbaptistchurch.com) or the American Cancer Society (cancer.org).

Meredith Carrick Rinaldi

Meredith Carrick Rinaldi, beloved wife of Will Rinaldi, died Friday the 17th of March at Frederick Memorial Hospital.

 

Missy was born in 1947 in Decatur, Georgia. She was the daughter of the late Amelia Carrick Woods. She attended Bryn Mawr School in Baltimore and the Lovett School in Atlanta. She continued her education at Stratford College in Virginia where she received her B.A.

 

Missy began her career as a flight attendant with Northwest Airlines. In a career shift, she took a position as a buyer for the Smithsonian Institution’s Gift Shop, where she utilized her eye for quality items. She later brought this talent to Nordstrom, where she managed the Nordstrom Gift Gallery. She retired in 2013.

 

Missy loved nature and animals, particularly the St. Bernard. In her younger days she was a ballet dancer and enjoyed sailing and skiing. She was an avid gardener and gourmet cook. She loved reading, radio shows and beautiful scents. Missy was loyal, compassionate and had a contagious laugh.

 

She is survived by her husband, Will, to whom she was married for thirty-seven years. She is also survived by her loving children, Patrick (Sara) and Elizabeth. She was preceded in death by her precious son Benjamin.

 

Family will receive friends on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 from 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM at Hilton Funeral Home, 22111 Beallsville Rd (RT. 109), Barnesville, MD 20838.

 

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 AM on Thursday, March 23, 2017 at St. Mary's Catholic Church, 18230 Barnesville Rd, Barnesville, MD. A luncheon hosted by the family will follow after mass at St. Mary's pavilion. Interment will be private.

 

Memorial gifts may be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital or the charity of your choice.

Linda Sue Waldron Harris

Linda Sue Waldron Harris, 63, of Buckeystown, MD passed away peacefully at home on March 23, 2017. Linda lived a short but full life. A graduate of Bladensburg High School, she enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, traveling, and helping others. Linda was a formerly a hair dresser, an events coordinator for the N.F.L.P.A., and a tech transfer admin at N.I.H. Linda was a breast cancer survivor. After retirement she volunteered with local non-profit organizations.

Linda was survived by her only son, Jason Robert Harris; three grandchildren, Ryan J. Harris, Kaleb D. Harris, and Jason C. Harris; a brother, Lawrence Waldron and his wife Salli Burke; a sister, Cathlene Sinsel; nieces, Mandy Waldron, Kriss Pross, and Jennifer Sinsel. She was also survived by her favorite nephew, Lawrence Waldron and wife Kara Waldron, along with their beautiful daughters; Sydney, April Lin, and Raelyn.

Linda was preceded in death by her daughter; April Lin.

The family will be receiving friends on Sunday, April 9, 2017 from 1:00 PM- 3:00 PM at Hilton Funeral Home, 22111 Beallsville RD, Barnesville, MD 20838.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that monetary donations be given to help with funeral costs. Click here to donate. 

Anna Scheib

Anna Scheib passed away on March 30, 2017 at 84 years old. She was born in Darnestown, Maryland and lived in the area her entire life.

Anna worked for Montgomery County Public Schools and had 26 years of dedicated service at the NIH. Anna liked to play the organ, enjoyed family gatherings, and traveling in her travel trailer.

Anna loved her family and had three children; Terry Wilson, Randy Scheib (Lorraine), and Kathy Church (Matt). Anna leaves behind seven grandchildren; Austin Wilson, Kristin Wilson, Evan Wilson, Patrick Church, Kimberly Church, Cory Church and Jason Scheib.

Anna was preceded in death by her husband, Allen Scheib, and leaves behind her dear friend Wesley Foster.

Family will be receiving friends, Sunday, April 2, 2017 from 3:00 PM- 6:00 PM at Hilton Funeral Home, 22111 Beallsville, RD, Barnesville, MD where funeral services will be held on Monday, April 3, 2017 at 11:00 AM.  Interment will be private.

Donations can be made in her memory to the Arthritis Foundation (arthritis.org).

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Mary L. Hosler

Mary L. Hosler, 87, of Poolesville, MD, passed away on March 10, 2016 at her residence
surrounded by family.
She was the wife of the late William R. Hosler.
Born on August 24, 1928 in Washington, DC, she was the daughter of the late Carl S. and Ida M. (Pleuss) Cragoe.
Surviving are two daughters, Nancy Ruhe, Sally Lee; 12 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild.
Mary was preceded in death by one son, Brad Hosler.
Memorial services celebrating Mary's life will be held at 2 PM on Friday March 18 at the St. Peter's Episcopal Church, 20100 Fisher Ave., Poolesville, MD 20837. Directions

Vincent A. O'Reilly

Vincent A. O'Reilly, 88, of Middletown, MD, died on Wednesday, March 23, 2016.
He was the loving husband of the late Joan C. O'Reilly. He was the retired Assistant to the President of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers.
Born on March 16, 1928 in Evanston, IL, he was the son of the late Francis and Clara (Lowe) O'Reilly.
Surviving is one son, Rev. Kevin P. O'Reilly of Barnesville, MD; one daughter, Kim Balas of Bernardsville, NJ, and three grandchildren, Anthony, Colin and Brendan O'Reilly of Bernardsville, NJ.
Vince was preceded in death by one sister, Kathleen Weissmueller and three brothers, Bro. Edmund O'Reilly, FSC, Rev. Hugh O'Reilly and Cyril O'Reilly.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday, March 30, from 5-8 PM, at the St. Mary's Catholic Church, 18230 Barnesville Rd., Barnesville, MD, where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, March 31, at 11 AM. Directions
Interment will follow in the church cemetery.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. Mary's Catholic Church, P.O. Box 67, Barnesville, MD 20838 or Holy Family Catholic Church, 7321 Burkittsville Road, Middletown, MD 21769.