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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.

David Calvin Foster

David Calvin Foster, 85, of Germantown, MD passed away on Tuesday, September 28, 2021 at his home surrounded by loved ones. He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Mary Louise Bodmer Foster. Surviving are his three daughters, Julie Martorana and husband Michael of Brunswick, MD, Carol Spicer and husband Robert (deceased) of Summerville, SC, and Cathy Foster of Romney. WV.  Also surviving are two grandchildren, Jessica Kling and husband Michael of Summerville, SC and Bobby Spicer and fiancée Emma Del Ray of North Charleston, SC and two great grandchildren, Camden and Ruby Kling.

David was born on December 21, 1935 in Shenandoah Valley, VA but lived most of his life in Montgomery county, MD. He is predeceased by his parents, Robert and Pearl Foster and two brothers; Cecil Foster and wife Louise (surviving) of Ranson, WV, and Delmas Foster and wife Bonnie (surviving) of Damascus, MD. Surviving is his eldest brother Joe Foster and wife Loretta of Gaithersburg, MD.

He was retired from Montgomery County Government where he worked for 30 years as a surveyor. David also worked many years part-time for Safeway grocery store. After retirement he kept busy doing handyman work for several local homeowners. David enjoyed hunting and fishing. As an avid deer hunter, he would hunt each season in as many as four different states.

The family would like to give a special thanks to Maria Zambrano, of Visiting Angels, for being more than a caregiver, as David considered her his friend. 

A celebration of life will be held on October 9, 2021 at 1:00 PM, Bush Creek Church-The Brethren, 4821 Green Valley Rd, Monrovia, MD 21770. 

Angel Rodolfo 
Trepowski Verza

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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.,
and Angel.
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.

Joanne P. Howard

Joanne P. Howard, 88, of Barnesville, MD, died peacefully on September 2, 2019 at the Kline Hospice House, Mt. Airy, MD.

She was the wife of the late Kenneth H. Howard.

Born on July 4, 1931, in Washington, DC, she was the daughter of the late Selby W. and Ruth (Fisher) Preffitt.

Joanne was a fulltime housewife and farmer.  She was very active at St. Mary’s Catholic Church with the annual chicken and turkey dinners and funeral luncheons.  She helped count money from Sunday collections every Monday morning for many years.  She was a member of the Sodality and attended daily Mass.

Surviving are her children, Lynda H. Sheckles and husband Mike of Mt. Airy, MD, Rebecca H. Sterba and husband Martin of Frederick, MD; two sisters, Mary F. Beavers and husband Don of TX, Kathleen McVearry and husband Mike of Bowie, MD; two brothers, Richard Preffitt and wife Nancy of MO, Stephen Preffitt and wife Teresa of North Potomac, MD; seven grandchildren and ten great grandchildren.

Joanne was preceded in death by one daughter, Teresa Cooper and one son, Kenneth Wayne Howard.

The family will receive friends on Sunday, September 8, from 3-5 PM at the Hilton Funeral Home, 22111 Beallsville Rd. (Rt. 109), Barnesville.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 AM on Monday September 9, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 18230 Barnesville Rd., Barnesville.  A reception will follow in the church pavilion.  Interment will take place at 1:30 PM in Forest Oak Cemetery, Gaithersburg, MD.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. Mary’s Catholic Church, P.O. Box 67, Barnesville, MD  20838 or the American Lung Association (www.lung.org).

Peter R. Davio

Peter R. Davio, 77, of Clarksburg, MD, was peacefully called to heaven on September 6th, 2019, surrounded by his loving family at the MedStar Washington Hospital Center in Washington DC.

He was born in Detroit MI, to the late Ubaldo and Victoria Davio and was pre-deceased by his brothers Jerry and Dennis.
Pete was a US Navy Veteran, serving as a Missile Technician on USS HENRY CLAY (SSBN 625). Following his honorable discharge from the Navy, he worked as a Configuration and Data Management Specialist for Northrop Grumman and then with Booz, Allen & Hamilton as a Program Manager for the next 31 years before retiring in 2008. Pete was very active in the Knights of Columbus, serving for nearly 40 years in key positions from Grand Knight of Council 6901 in 1987 and ultimately as the Maryland State Deputy in 2010. In retirement, Pete was busy serving as Vice President of the National Christopher Columbus Association, performing with the church choir, restoring juke boxes, and spending time with friends and family.
Surviving are his beloved wife of 53 years, Francine, son and daughter-in-law Dennis and Courtney, son
and daughter-in-law Paul and Amy, son Michael, and four grandchildren, Nate, Matthew, Hailey, and Joe.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, September 11th 2019 from 6:00-8:00 PM at the Hilton Funeral Home
(22111 Beallsville Rd, Barnesville, Maryland 20838). Funeral Mass will be held Thursday, September 12th,
2019 at 11:00 AM at St. Mary’s Parish (18230 Barnesville Road, Barnesville, MD 20838) with interment immediately following. 
Memorial contributions can be made to National Right to Life or St. Mary’s Parish. 

Eugene Thomas Stone

Eugene Thomas Stone, Sr., 93, of Dickerson, MD passed away on September 7, 2019.

Born on September 9, 1925, in Germantown, Maryland, he was the son of the late Charles F., Sr. and Mary L. Stone. 

Eugene is survived by his two sons, Charles L. Stone and wife Carol of Gaithersburg, MD, Martin E. Stone of Dickerson, MD; one grandchild, Michele Durham of Ruckersville, VA; two great grandchildren, Sidney Durham, Court Durham of Ruckersville, VA.

Eugene was preceded in death by his first wife Dorothy L. Donaldson; second wife, Nancy R. Hartley; one son, Eugene “Tommy” T. Stone, Jr.; one sister, Eleanor Morrell, and four brothers, Francis Stone, Charles Stone, Jr., Luther Stone and Robert Stone. 

Eugene was a member of the American Legion Post 171 in Damascus, MD.

Gregory A. Tetlow

Gregory A. Tetlow, 55, of Urbana, MD, died suddenly on September 13, 2019.

He was the husband of Pamela Tetlow.

Born on December 21, 1963, Greg was the son of Nancy Carol (Nester) Webb and the late Arthur Roland Tetlow.

Surviving besides his wife and mother are four children, Dr. Brittany Cline and husband Scott, Amanda, Tiara and Christian Tetlow; three sisters, Carol Tetlow, Elizabeth Bower and husband Ronald, Kelly Tetlow; one brother, Brian Tetlow and wife Samantha; one step-sister, Anita Danner Cariola; six grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

The family will be receiving friends on Thursday September 19 from 5-8 PM at the Hilton Funeral Home, 22111 Beallsville Rd. (Rt. 109), Barnesville, MD, where funeral services will be held on Friday September 20 at 11 AM.

A cremation will follow.

Beverly Cole Horsley

Beverly Cole Horsley passed away peacefully at her home on September 14, 2019, surrounded by her family. Beverly was born on April 21, 1946 in Emory, now Atlanta, Georgia to Weldon Hubert Cole and Mildred Pirkle Cole and grew up in southwest Atlanta, GA, attending Peoples Street Elementary School and graduating from Headland High School in 1964.She is survived by her adoring family, husband of 54 years, Wiley “Pete” Horsley, daughters Jennifer Adley Suhr and Clair Marie Horsley, grandchildren Justine Adley Willard and Xavier Alexander Willard, sisters Cecile Sims of Mableton, GA and Patricia Cole of Norcross, GA,brother, James Weldon Cole of Smyrna, GA and many nieces and nephews.Beverly was an active member of Poolesville Baptist Church in Poolesville, MD from 1977 to her death. Her service there started with backyard Bible studies for community children, and included many years as Sunday School teacher, Vacation Bible School teacher/worker, Girls Auxiliary worker and always-ready volunteer for whatever needed done in Jesus’ name.Bev’s early working career included federal service with the IRS in Atlanta, GA, the U.S. Navy in Key West, FL, the U.S. Army at Ft. McPherson GA, the National Center for Disease Control in Atlanta, the Army Electronic Command in Monmouth NJ, and the National Aviation Facilities Experiment Center in Ocean City, NJ. She opted out of her federal career for 11 years to raise her daughters, Jennifer and Clair. During that time she received a degree in Computer Science from Montgomery College in Rockville, MD. Beverly resumed her Federal career with the U.S.Naval Medical Command in Bethesda, MD and at Headquarters in Washington, DC, where she retired as a Computer Specialist in 2005.During her life and career Bev lived in Atlanta, Key West, FL, Lakewood, NJ and Poolesville MD.She lived for 29 years in Buckeystown, MD in Farmview, a Victorian home which she restored,overlooking the Mayne Tree Farm. Her strong interests in flowers and plants led to the extensive gardens and plants, including a Maryland Master Gardner’s certified pollinator garden, there.The family will be receiving friends on Wednesday, September 18, from 6-8 PM, at the Hilton Funeral Home, 22111 Beallsville Rd. (Rt. 109), Barnesville, MD (hiltonfh.com).Funeral services will be held at 11 AM, on Thursday, September 19, at the Poolesville Baptist Church, 17550 West Willard Road, Poolesville, MD.Interment will follow in Resthaven Memorial Gardens, 9501 Catoctin Mountain Hwy, Frederick,MD.In lieu of or in addition to flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of Frederick County, PO Box 1799, Frederick, MD 21702.

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Andrew C. Clarke

Andrew C. Clarke, 55, of Burtonsville, MD passed away on September 13, 2018.

Born on January 11, 1963, in Washington, DC, he is the son of Elizabeth Blinkhorn.

Along with his mother, he is survived by his daughter Julia L. Clarke; two sisters,

Carol E. Clarke, Jennifer M. Matheson; two nieces, one nephew and two great nieces.

Andrew was preceded in death by one brother, Michael J. Clarke.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 AM on Thursday, September 27th at St. Rose Lima Catholic Church,

11701 Clopper Road, Gaithersburg, MD 20878.

In lieu of flowers the family asks donations be made to Casey House- Montgomery Hospice, 6001 Muncaster Mill Rd, Rockville, MD 20855 or American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123. 

Jo Ann Boxall

Jo Ann Boxall, 74, of Boyds, MD passed away on September 14, 2018.

Jo Ann was the loving wife to the late Edward U. Boxall.

Born on November 10, 1944, in Boyds, Maryland, she was the daughter of the late Leonard S. Cole and Ellen Mae Nelson. Jo Ann is survived by her two sons, Charles E. Boxall, Sr. (Susan) of Hagerstown, MD, William C. Boxall (Kendal) of Brunswick, MD, four sisters; Helen Sharitz of Knoxville, MD, Doris White of Tampa, FL, Alice (Becky) Mitchell of Ranson, WV, Valerie Cole of Kearneysville, WV, five Grandchildren; Charles and James Boxall, Keith, Jennifer and Amanda Shoemaker and eight Great Grandchildren.

Jo Ann was preceded in death by two sisters; Ellen (Jenny) Arnold, Ruth Tabor, five brothers; John (Jack) Cole, Bill Cole, Douglas Cole, Patton Cole, McArthur Cole and one great granddaughter, Kayla Boxall.

In lieu of flowers the family asks donations be made to John Marsh Cancer Center of Hagerstown, 11110 Medical Campus Rd Suite 129, Hagerstown, MD 21742.

Services are private.  Arrangements by Hilton Funeral Home, Barnesville.

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Sylvia J. Hungerford

Sylvia J. Hungerford, 74, of Fairfield, PA, formerly of Germantown, MD, died on September 4, 2017 at Chambersburg Hospital in Chambersburg, PA.

Born on November 12, 1942, in Olney, Maryland, she was the daughter of the late Herbert L. and Gladys Mae (Voight) Haynes.

Surviving are her children, Peggy Bancroft (David), Mark Hungerford (Cathy), Matthew Hungerford (Brenda); one brother, Richard Haynes (Joan); one sister-in-law, Yvonne Haynes, 10 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.

Sylvia was preceded in death by three sons, Wayne Lee Hungerford, Dee Wayne Hungerford, Walter Remus (Buddy) Hungerford, Jr.; one sister, Dixie Lee Monroe and one brother, Leroy Haynes.

The family will be receiving friends on Wednesday September 13 from 6-8 PM at the Hilton Funeral Home, 22111 Beallsville Rd. (Rt. 109), Barnesville, MD.

Funeral services will be held at 11 AM, on Thursday September 14, at the Germantown Baptist Church, 17640 Riffle Ford Rd., Germantown, MD.

Interment will follow in Flower Hill Cemetery, Gaithersburg, MD.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105 or stjude.org

Edith C. Lambert

Edith C. Lambert, 84, of Brunswick, MD, formerly of Poolesville, MD, passed away on Friday September 8, 2017.

She was the wife of the late Jasper T. Lambert, Sr. who passed away in 1986.

Born on August 16, 1933 in Maryland, she was the daughter of the late William K. and Emma R. Carlin.

Edith worked as a bank teller in Poolesville for 35 years.  She loved bird watching and was an avid reader.

Surviving are her daughters, Sherri K. Farr and husband Don of Poolesville, Catherine A. Angell and husband Robert of Brunswick, MD; 5 grandchildren, Brian and Evan Lambert, Karen Conway, Kimberly Cochran, Angela Best and 4 great grandchildren.

Edith was preceded in death by one son, Jasper T. “Jack” Lambert, Jr., two sisters, Frances Carlin and Mary Stephens and one brother, William K. Carlin, Jr.

The family will be receiving friends on Thursday September 14 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 Friday September 15 at 11 AM.

Interment will follow in Monocacy Cemetery, Beallsville, MD.

Mark A. Arnold

Mark A. Arnold, 49, of Frederick, MD, died suddenly on September 20, 2017.

He was the loving husband of Barbara Arnold. Born on June 26, 1968, in Montgomery County, MD, he was the son of the late Earle Leeand Ellen Virginia (Cole) Arnold, Sr. 

Mark grew up in Dickerson, MD and was a carpenter for the Maryland National Capital Park and Planning Commission. He was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting and fishing. Mark also enjoyed bowling when he was younger and was a member of a local bowling league. He was a dedicated Washington Redskins and Baltimore Orioles fan. Mark loved his family and enjoyed sitting on his front porch of his log home listening to bluegrass music.

Surviving besides his wife are two step-daughters, Heather Scartocci and Lauren Foersterboth of Frederick; three brothers, Earle L. Arnold and wife Beverly of Frederick, Edward Arnold and wife Carolyn of Adamstown, MD, Raymond Arnold and wife Andrea of Frederick and one sister, Patricia Herald of Woodsboro, MD.

Mark was preceded in death by one sister, Virginia Arnold Tompkins and a brother-in-law, Bobby Herald.The family will receive friends on Monday September 25 from 2-4 and 6-8 PM at the Hilton Funeral Home, 22111 Beallsville Rd. (Rt. 109), Barnesville, MD where funeral services will be held on Tuesday September 26 at 1 PM. Interment will follow in Resthaven Cemetery, Frederick. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Carroll Manor Fire Department, 2795 Adams St, Adamstown, MD 21710.


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Earl L. Moore

Earl L. Moore, 74, of Dickerson, MD, died peacefully on September 4, 2016 at his residence. He was the husband of 53 years of Suzanne Bodmer Moore.
Born on November 4, 1941, in Poolesville, MD, he was the son of the late Alvin and Elizabeth (Titus) Moore.
Earl joined Upper Montgomery County Volunteer Fire Department in 1959 and started his professional firefighting career with Rockville in 1963. He rose through the ranks and retired as a lieutenant in 1992 with the Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service. Earl continued his service as volunteer chief with Upper Montgomery from 1998 until 2012. Besides the fire service, Earl loved hunting and fishing.
Surviving besides his wife are two brothers and two sisters, George Moore, Linda Barrack, Ralph Moore and Diane Shelton.
He was preceded in death by one brother, Alvin Moore and one sister, Suanne Demory.
A special thank you for your help and support to Donald Bodmer, Suzie Ferris and James R. Demory II.
The family will be receiving friends on Wednesday, September 7th , from 1-3 and 6-8 P.M. at the Hilton Funeral Home, 22111 Beallsville Rd. (Rt. 109), Barnesville, MD (hiltonfh.com).
Funeral services will be held at 11 A.M. on Thursday, September 8th, at Our Lady of the Presentation Catholic Church, 17230 Tom Fox Avenue, Poolesville.
Interment will follow in Monocacy Cemetery, Beallsville, MD.
A reception will be held following the interment at the St. Mary's Catholic Church Pavilion, 18230 Barnesville Rd., Barnesville.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Upper Montgomery County Volunteer Fire Department, 19801 Beallsville Road, Beallsville, Maryland 20839. Click here to donate.

Mary Offutt Butts

Mary Offutt Butts, 93, passed away at Friends Nursing Home, Sandy Spring, MD, on Monday, September 5, 2016.
Mary was born on August 26, 1923 on a small dairy farm in Poolesville, MD. She lived most of her life in Rockville, MD where she met her husband, Newton F. Butts. She worked for the Montgomery County Government during WWII and later retired after 25 years of service as a Special Education Teacher Assistant with Montgomery County Public Schools.
She is survived by her daughter, Suzanne Gartner (Barry), Germantown, MD; two sons, Phillip A. Wunder, San Diego, CA; and Eugene Wunder (Gail), Springfield, MO, four grandchildren; Phillip Andrew Wunder II, Mary Renee Wunder, James Phillip Wunder, and Anna Wunder.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Newton F. Butts; her parents, Clarence Colomore Offutt and Lucile Clements Offutt; her sister, Helen B. Tyson; two brothers, Clarence Colomore Offutt Jr, and Leonard Jerome Offutt; and her beloved daughter-in-law, Rosemary Robertson Wunder.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 am, Monday, September 12th at St. Mary's Catholic Church, 18230 Barnesville Rd Barnesville, MD.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in her name to Montgomery Hospice, 1355 Piccard Dr. #100 Rockville, MD 20850.

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.

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. 

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