Vincent James "Jim" Rizzo
Vincent James “Jim” Rizzo, 93, of Boyds, Maryland and Miami Beach, Florida passed away on September 2, 2021. He was the loving husband to the late Theresa M. Rizzo.
Jim was born on March 19, 1928 in New York City to the late Amerigo and Felice Rizzo. He is survived by his children: Halinah Rizzo-Busack, Donna Mitchell, James V. Rizzo and Elmira Fahrun; two sisters: Mary and Connie; nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Jim was preceded in death by two brothers: Art and George and two sisters: Lucille and Lilly.
Jim was dedicated to his family, worked hard, lived the American dream and was a God-fearing and God-loving man.
Services will be private. James's final resting place will be at Resthaven Memorial Garden.
Linda Fay Grubbs
Linda Fay Grubbs, 72, of Poolesville, MD, peacefully passed away on September 15, 2021 after a long, heroic battle with multiple serious ailments. She was the loving wife to the late Fred Grubbs. Born on July 27, 1949 in Washington, D.C., she was the daughter of the late Millard Edward and Katie Lee (Durham) Pope.
Linda is survived by two sisters; Lea Meyer, Patty Slagle and husband Jim, one brother; Don Pope, one sister-in-law; Peggy Pope, nieces; Lisa Meyer(Joseph) Kimberlee Lett ( Andy) nephews; Kevin Slagle ( Sue), Brian Slagle ( Katie), Matt Slagle( Allison) , Roger Meyer (Cindy), Will Pope (Meghan), uncle; Bobbie Pope ( Margaret) and numerous great nephews and great nieces as well as many cousins in NC and CT.
Along with her husband and parents, Linda was preceded in death by one brother; M. Edward Pope Jr. and one brother-in-law; Gary Meyer.
Linda was a familiar face in Poolesville. In her determined effort to live independently as long as possible, she could frequently be seen with her shopping cart , walking to destinations along Fisher Ave. Close neighbors, store workers, kind town residents, and Wumco staff knew Linda well and helped her in large and small ways as only a town like Poolesville might do. Linda may best be remembered for her friendly conversations, her creative expressions in crafts
and writing as well as her devotion to her pets (especially her treasured Miss Kitty) and her trust in the Lord and the promise of Heaven.
A celebration of life will be held on October 10, 2021 in Poolesville, starting off with Linda’s Gratitude Walk (short walk along Fisher Ave) to begin at 2:00pm at the Whalen Park parking lot. Once the walk is over the family asks that you join them at Whalen’s Common for the celebration. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Wumco Help, Inc. (details on their website wumcohelp.org)
Doris M. Hough
Doris Marie Hough, 90 of Dickerson passed away on September 26, 2021.
She was the loving wife of the late Jack Hough.
Born January 19, 1931 in Dickerson, MD, she was the daughter of the late William G. and Betty E. (Harding) Warfield.
Doris is survived by her son; Mike (Eleanor) of Adamstown, one daughter; Sue (Mike) of Jefferson, three grandchildren; Walter Hough, Amy Cole (Tony) and Zach Helmick (Alyson), one great- granddaughter; Jaden, and one sister; Betty Warfield Dunlap.
Doris was preceded in death by one son Mark, and 12 brothers and sisters.
Doris retired from Montgomery county public schools after 32 years of driving a school bus. She was also a server/manager at Comus Inn for many years. While doing those two jobs she and her late husband owned and operated Comus Orchard.
The family will be receiving friends on Thursday, September 30th from 6:00-8:00 PM at Hilton Funeral Home, where a funeral service will be held on Friday, October 1st at 11:00 AM, 22111 Beallsville Road, Barnesville, MD. A graveside service will follow at Monocacy Cemetery, 19801 W Hunter Rd, Beallsville, MD 20839.
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Angel Rodolfo Trepowski Verza, 59, of Gaithersburg, MD, passed away on September 8, 2020.
He was the beloved husband to Cristina Duarte.
Born on June 18, 1961, in Paraguay, he was the son to Amilcar Trepowski and Margarita Verza.
Angel was a very hardworking man and was the first in his family to come to the US. He was a big fan of the soccer club Olimpia. Angel was an amazing husband, father and grandfather and will be missed by his family and friends.
Surviving besides his wife and parents are his six children; Angel, Gary, Melonny, Brian, Sheyla
and Mike, three sisters; Rosa, Miriam and Maria Elena, five brothers; Sergio, Ricard, Osvaldo,
Omar and Javier, and seven grandchildren; Karen, Yamile, Pablo, Isabelle, Raymond, Brian Jr.,
He was preceded in death by one brother, Diosnel Trepowski.
The family will be receiving friends on Saturday, September 12 from 10:00AM to Noon at
Hilton Funeral Home, 22111 Beallsville Road, Barnesville, MD.
Ronald E. Magaha
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Ronald E. Magaha (76) of Beallsville, Maryland joined the Lord on September 13, 2020. He was preceded in death by Harriet Butler Magaha, his loving wife of 53 years. Ron was born in West Virginia on September 1, 1944. He was the son of Wilson H. Magaha and Anna May Magaha. He is also preceded in death by one sister, Charlotte Rebecca “Becky” Mentzer and one infant brother, Jerry Magaha.
Ron is survived by three children, Rinnie Magaha (Robin), Robin LeMarr (Donnie), Holly Henderson (Ryan); eleven grandchildren Tyler, Trevor, Maddison and Mackenzie Magaha; Cody, Makayla, Dylan, Seth and Zack LeMarr; Lydia and Emily Henderson, and two brothers Tommy (Alice) and Ray (Linda).
As a child, Ron grew up on horse farms where he learned to ride, train and show horses. As a teenager he showed cattle and was a member of the Montgomery County 4-H Beef Club. He graduated from Poolesville High School in 1963, and after graduating Ron trained horses and enjoyed playing polo with his brothers. In 1964 he married the love of his life, Harriet Butler. Ron and Harriet resided in Beallsville, Maryland for most of their life together.
Ron worked at the Montgomery Village Foundation. Then in the mid 70’s he started Cornerstone Inc. with the late Philip (Bud) Gregory. Cornerstone was a successful company where Ron used his expertise to build fences, custom barns and houses. His son continues to operate the family business today.
Ron was a 4-H leader for the Montgomery County Sheep and Swine Club for many years. He had a positive impact on many 4-Her's over the years as he helped them with their animals. He also played an active role at the Montgomery County Agricultural Center and served as the fair president twice and fair chairmen for 10 years.
Ron was also a member of St. Mary’s Church in Barnesville. He belonged to the Holy Name Society. He devoted a lot of time to the events at St. Mary’s. He was a man of strong faith. He loved God and had a strong belief in God’s word. Ron will be remembered as a person with a very big heart. He loved meeting new people and embracing people with warmth, smiles and hugs. He devoted his life to his wife, children, and grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to St. Mary’s Catholic Church PO Box 67 Barnesville, Md. 20838.