Our Obituaries

AnnMarie Hanako Linnett

June 29, 1975 - October 5, 2017

AnnMarie Hanako Linnett, 42, of McLean, VA passed away on October 5, 2017 from complications of internal injuries. Born in Provo, UT, she was the daughter of DeLynn Garth and Sumie (Inada) Linnett of Bel Air, MD. She was a graduate of Brigham Young University and earned her Masters from George Washington University. She loved football, enjoyed cooking and loved...
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Laurie K. Neeper

April 26, 1945 - October 1, 2017

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to: Humane Society of Harford County 2208 Connolly Road Fallston, MD 21047 OR Christ Out King Church 10 Lexington Road Bel Air, MD 21014
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Virginia M. Visnaw

July 26, 1926 - October 1, 2017

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Harford County Sherriff's Deputy Benevolence Fund: HCDSU Benevolent Fund P.O. Box 881 Bel Air, MD 21014
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Lenna Yow

March 14, 1927 - September 29, 2017

Lenna Yow, 90, of Joppa, MD passed away on September 29, 2017 at the Senator Bob Hooper House in Forest Hill, MD. Born in La Follette, TN, she was the daughter of George Washington Williams and Lula Amelia Owens, and was the wife of the late Charles Shannon Yow Sr. She had been employed by the Harford County Sheriff's Department as a crossing guard for 10 years...
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William Hash, Jr.

December 6, 1944 - September 28, 2017

William Hash Jr., 72, of Edgewood, MD passed away on September 28, 2017 at the Senator Bob Hooper House in Forest Hill, MD. Born in Baltimore, MD, he was the son of William James Hash Sr. and Viola Mae (Waters) Hash. He retired from Precision Concrete Construction and was a member of the Carpenters Union. Mr. Hash is survived by his children, Stacie Anne...
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Jacob Philip Ketner, Sr.

August 14, 1930 - September 27, 2017

Jacob Philip Ketner Sr., 87, of Joppa, MD passed away on September 27, 2017 at Seasons Hospice at Franklin Square in Baltimore, MD. Born in Reading, PA, he was the son of Jacob Bill and Annie Ketner and husband of the late Barbara Anne Nester Ketner. Mr. Ketner is survived by his children, Sandra Lee, Barbara Ann, Jacob Philip and David John;...
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Reba Goodman Cox

July 4, 1937 - September 27, 2017

Reba Goodman Cox, age 80, of Havre de Grace, MD passed away on September 27, 2017 at her home. Born in West Jefferson, NC, she was the daughter of Paul Richard and Ruth Allen (Hardin) Goodman. After the death of her mother when Reba was a toddler, she was raised by her second mother Rosalie Goodman. She was a 1956 graduate of Bel Air High School and later worked at...
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Theresa Ann Orfanidis

November 27, 1962 - September 25, 2017

Theresa Ann Orfanidis, 54, of Bel Air, MD passed away on September 25, 2017 at her home. Born in Baltimore, MD, she was the daughter of Sam DiPasquale of Baltimore and the late Theresa Jenny (Ludwig) DiPasquale. She was very devoted to her family and was charitable in her work. She helped organize blood drives for the Red Cross and organized fund raisers for Ashton's...
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Zachary Arthur Harry

May 16, 1997 - September 24, 2017

Zachary Arthur Harry, 20, of Jarrettsville, MD passed away on September 24, 2017 at his home. Born in Baltimore, MD, he was the son of Todd Arthur Harry of Jarrettsville and Tina Marie Grimm of East Petersburg, PA. He was a 2015 graduate of Penn Foster High School and had worked in Frederick at the Aldi Food Market Warehouse, as well as, the Cork Factory Hotel...
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Arthur Bevans Marsh, Jr.

February 18, 1943 - September 23, 2017

Arthur Bevans "Otts" Marsh Jr., 74, of White Hall, MD passed away on September 23, 2017 at Gilchrist Hospice in Towson, MD. Born in Baltimore, MD he was the son of Arthur Bevans Marsh Sr. and Naomi Virginia (Scroggs) Marsh. He graduated from Kenwood High School in 1963, and worked as a custodian at Essex Elementary School for 36 years. An avid fan of Orioles baseball...
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Mary Patricia Young

March 18, 1950 - September 23, 2017

Mary Patricia Young, 67, of Monkton, MD passed away on September 23, 2017 at her home. Born in Baltimore, MD, she was the daughter of Robert Boone Tunney and Marjorie (Kreuzer) Tunney. She retired in 2014 from Franklin Square Hospital where she worked as a nurse for 7 years. She was an avid horseback rider and won numerous awards. She loved gardening and spending time...
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Therese F. Johnson

November 18, 1933 - September 22, 2017

Therese "Terri" F. Johnson, 83, of Bel Air, MD passed away on September 22, 2017 at Upper Chesapeake Medical Center in Bel Air. Born in Troy, NY, she was the daughter of Frank Van Der Werken and Eva Marie Van Der Werken and wife of the late Robert H. Johnson. She was a teacher at Homestead Wakefield Elementary School for over 28 years, retiring October 23, 1995. ...
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Joseph Richard Carper

August 19, 1933 - September 21, 2017

Joseph Richard Carper, 84, of Seaford, DE passed away on Thursday, September 21, 2017 at his home. Joe was born on August 19, 1933 in Baltimore, MD, the son of the late Lewis Walter Carper and Mary Scarantino Carper. He is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Geraldine Adams Carper, a daughter, LuAnn Carper Marzicola and her husband Randy of...
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James D. Siler

November 23, 1930 - September 20, 2017

James D. Siler, 86, of Bel Air, MD passed away on September 20, 2017 at Upper Chesapeake Medical Center in Bel Air, MD. Born in Jellico, KY, he was the son of Darrion and Della Siler and was the husband of the late Phyllis Jean Siler. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and had worked for Black & Decker as a tool and die maker. He was also a member of Oak Grove Baptist...
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Frances Eloise Nuttle

December 3, 1930 - September 20, 2017

Frances Eloise Nuttle, 86, of Bel Air, MD passed away on September 20, 2017 at Bel Air Health and Rehabilitation in Bel Air. Born in Baltimore, MD, she was the daughter of Joseph Macaluso Sr. and Angelina (Scarpello) Macaluso and was the wife, for 44 years, of the late Melvin T. Nuttle. She grew up in Curtis Bay and lived in Highlandtown for many years. She met her...
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Shirley Jo Appel

March 12, 1941 - September 20, 2017

Shirley Jo Appel, 76, of Street, MD passed away on September 20, 2017 at Seasons Hospice at Franklin Square in Rosedale, MD. Born in Brandy, VA, she was the daughter of William Arch and Anna Lois (Hall) Mitchell and was the wife of the late Luther Purnell Appel. She was a seamstress for 15 years, and worked for Line Plastics for 7 years. An avid gardener, she...
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Evelyn M. Greenfield

December 25, 1920 - September 20, 2017

Evelyn M. Greenfield, 96, of Severn, MD, passed away on September 20, 2017 at the Rebecca Fortney Care Center in Pasadena, MD. Born in Abingdon, MD, she was the daughter of Harrison and Elizabeth Susannah (Anderson) Gross and was the wife of the late Clarence H. Greenfield. Formerly of Joppa, she moved to Severn nine years ago to live with her daughter. She was...
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Ruth Diana Burrell

January 6, 1946 - September 19, 2017

Ruth Diana Burrell, 71, of Edgewood, MD passed away on September 19, 2017 at her home. Born in Baltimore, MD, she was the daughter of Edwin Leroy and Myrtle Charlotte (Sparks) Smith. She started employment with the MVA as a clerk typist and then retired as manager after 38 years of service. After retirement she enjoyed her family and traveling with her husband. She also...
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Charles B. Matthews

June 11, 1937 - September 18, 2017

Charles B. Matthews, age 80, of Noblesville, IN passed away on September 18, 2017 at the Brookdale Carmel Nursing Home in Carmel, IN. Born in Hillsboro, WV, he was the son of Billie Hiawatha and Mary Irene (Bruffey) Matthews and was the husband of the late Stella Carol Matthews. He retired from APG in 1993 where he worked as an engineering technician. He loved to camp...
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Robert Douglas Myers

September 8, 1965 - September 16, 2017

Robert Douglas Myers, 52, of Edgewood, MD passed away on September 16, 2017 at the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore, MD. Born in Baltimore, he was the son of Charles Raymond and Carol Jean (McNew) Myers. He owned his own carpentry business and enjoyed riding his motorcycle, going fishing, hunting and crabbing. He was also a NASCAR fan. Mr....
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Duane Simmons

August 17, 1936 - September 16, 2017

Duane Simmons, 81, of Fallston, MD passed away on September 16, 2017 at Upper Chesapeake Medical Center in Bel Air, MD. Born in Thurmond, NC, he was the son of Cecil Leff and Margaret (Wagoner) Simmons. He was a member of the National Guard and had worked for Aberdeen Proving Grounds for 42 years from where he retired. He was a family man who enjoyed playing the guitar...
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Brian Michael Unfried

November 8, 1990 - September 15, 2017

Brian Michael Unfried, age 26, of Abingdon, Maryland passed away on September 15, 2017 at his home. Born in Baltimore, Maryland, he was the son of Mark Unfried of Glen Arm and Lisa (Knoedler) Unfried of Abingdon. He loved going fishing, riding his motorcycle and dirt bikes. He also loved hunting and just being outdoors. In addition to his parents, Mr....
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Samuel Thomas Atkinson

May 20, 1938 - September 15, 2017

Samuel Thomas Atkinson, 79, of Red Lion, PA passed away on September 15, 2017 at the Dallastown Nursing Center in Dallastown, PA. Born in Zanesville, OH, he was the son of Samuel Herbert and Mary Blanche (McGinnis) Atkinson. A veteran of the U.S. Air Force, he was employed in the insurance business. He enjoyed photography and for 50 years was affiliated with the...
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William Collins

October 3, 1935 - September 13, 2017

William Collins, 81, died on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at home. He was born in New York City to William and Margaret McCarten Collins. He attended Fordham University and Ole Miss, receiving a commission of 2nd Lt. USMC. He served in Vietnam. He joined the transportation field in 1970, working for Sealand, PRIMMI, and The Army HQ MTMC. He was a member of Sigma...
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Donald John Cassett, Sr.

April 23, 1937 - September 12, 2017

Donald John Cassett, Sr., 80, of Darlington, MD, passed away at home, Tuesday, September 12, 2017. He was born April 23, 1937 in Caretta, West Virginia. He was the son of the late Louis and Mamie Cassett. He is survived by his loving wife, Kay Cassett; his twin brother Ronald Cassett of Kingsville; his sisters Sylvia of Havre de Grace and Carol of...
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Winfield Baker Harward, Jr.

March 14, 1923 - September 11, 2017

Winfield Baker Harward Jr., 94 of Bel Air, Maryland passed away on September 11, 2017 at Upper Chesapeake Medical Center in Bel Air, Maryland. Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, he was the son of LTC Winfield Baker Harward Sr. and Gertrude (Vandergrift) Harward. During World War II, he served with the Marine Corps. He graduated from the University of Maryland in...
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Harold Charles Leiter, Sr.

March 28, 1931 - September 11, 2017

Harold Charles Leiter, Sr., 86, of Spanish Fort, AL passed away on September 11, 2017 at his home at William F. Green Veteran Home. in Waynesboro, PA, he was the son of Louis Richard and Florence Evelyn (Hettrick) Leiter. He was the husband, for 55 years, to the love of his life, the late Maryalice Leiter. A veteran of the U.S. Navy, he served his...
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Steven Blanchard Sadler

October 20, 1959 - September 11, 2017

Steven Sadler, 57, of Joppa, MD, passed away on September 11, 2017 at Upper Chesapeake Medical Center in Bel Air, MD. Born in Baltimore, MD, he was the son of Frank Sadler of Joppatowne and the late Blanche Marie (Matousek) Pinning. A veteran of the U.S. Army, he worked in logistics at Aberdeen Proving Ground. He received an Associate Degree from Harford...
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Maryalice Halley

June 30, 1935 - September 10, 2017

Mary Alice S. Halley was born on June 30, 1935 in Washington, DC to the late Pearce P. Smith and Gertrude Corrinne Smith (nee) Smith. She attended Immaculate Conception in 1953. In 1958, she received her nursing degree from St. Agnes. In 1959, she married Thomas J. Mooney. That same year, she began working for St. Agnes Hospital. In 1968 they moved to Scotland and returned to...
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Theresa Michelle Lewis

December 18, 1966 - September 9, 2017

Theresa Michelle (Breland) Lewis, 50, of Forest Hill, MD passed away on September 9, 2017, at Upper Chesapeake Medical Center in Bel Air, MD. Born in Syracuse, NY, she was the daughter of Edith (Howard) Breland and the late Lenward Breland. She was a member of Delta Sigma Theta and a graduate of Morgan State University. She was a former member of the YMCA...
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Adam Christopher Stansbury

June 25, 1990 - September 8, 2017

Adam (Bub) Stansbury, 27, of Essex, MD passed away suddenly on September 8, 2017. Born in Baltimore, MD, he was the son of Tracy Michelle (Harris) Stansbury of Essex and Christopher Wayne Stansbury. He worked for Harbor Tech as a welder/ship mechanic and made the sexiest mig weld. He was an avid rider of dirt bikes, 4-wheelers, and Harley's. A real Chevy man,...
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Thelma Black Guercio

May 14, 1927 - September 8, 2017

Thelma Black Guercio, 90, of Bel Air, MD passed away on September 8, 2017 at the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore, MD. Born in Topia, NC, she was the daughter of Eugene and Lena (Caudill) Black and was the wife of the late Vincent Ross Guercio. She worked at APG and APG Edgewood Area since 1966 in Military Personnel as a Clerk GS5. She attended Mt....
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Willard Berton Bennett

February 22, 1949 - September 8, 2017

Willard Berton Bennett, 68, of Bel Air, Maryland passed away on September 8, 2017 at his home. Born in Clarksburg, West Virginia, he was the son of Willard and Julia Pauline (Shreves) Bennett. A veteran of the U.S. Army, he served his country honorably in the Vietnam War. He was a store manager at Super Fresh Food Stores for 42 years. Mr. Bennett is survived by his...
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Laura Jane Busch

November 27, 1924 - September 7, 2017

Laura Jane Busch, 92, of Churchville, MD passed away unexpectedly on September 7, 2017 at her home. Born in Springfield, MA, she was the daughter of Newton Beebe and Anna Elizabeth (Bullinger) Whitaker and was the wife of the late Edwin Arnold Busch. Laura moved to Albany in the late 1940's to work as a linotype operator for the newspaper where she also met her...
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Eleanor E. Smith

April 13, 1938 - September 7, 2017

Eleanor E. Smith, age 79, of Abingdon, MD passed away on September 7, 2017 at Lorien Bulle Rock in Havre de Grace, MD. Born in Edgewood, MD, she was the daughter of Wilbur and Helen (Daugharty) Cullum and wife of the late John Norman Smith. A homemaker, she was born and raised in Harford County. She belonged to Friendship Garden Club in Bel Air and was one of the...
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Mary Theresa Wurtzburger

September 23, 1919 - September 6, 2017

Mary Theresa Wurtzburger, age 97, of Forest Hill, MD passed away on September 6, 2017 at Upper Chesapeake Medical Center in Bel Air, MD. Born in Baltimore, MD, she was the daughter of Vincent and Petrina (Sciabarrasi) Mancuso and wife of the late Alfred Wurtzburger. A homemaker, she enjoyed cooking holiday meals and baking birthday cakes. She also really enjoyed...
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Joseph Leroy Seigley

October 6, 1952 - September 6, 2017

Joseph Leroy Seigley, age 64, of Abingdon, MD passed away on September 6, 2017 at the Upper Chesapeake Medical Center in Bel Air, MD. Born in Baltimore, MD, he was the son of Paul Seigley and Stella (Lewandowski) Jacobs. He was an avid Mickey Mouse Fan and loved Disney World. He also loved to play the role of Santa Claus for family & friends at Christmas. Mr. Seigley...
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Edward Wayne Townsend, Sr.

April 12, 1939 - September 3, 2017

Edward Wayne Townsend Sr., 78, of Edgewood, MD passed away on September 3, 2017 at Upper Chesapeake Medical Center in Bel Air, MD. Born in Clarksburg, WV, he was the son of James Basil and Helen Virginia (Rutherford) Townsend and was the husband of the late Marguerite Louise Townsend. He lived an amazing life raising a large family and serving his country for 23. He...
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Elwin Carl Penski

June 18, 1935 - September 3, 2017

Elwin (“El”) Carl Penski received his education at Catonsville High School, Philadelphia Textile Institute (now Philadelphia University), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and the University of Utah. All of his tuition was paid for by scholarships, and to help pay for living expenses, El worked various jobs to include being a carpenter’s helper...
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Jeffrey Hess D.V.M.

March 12, 1944 - September 3, 2017

Jeffrey Hess, D.V.M., age 73, of Abingdon, MD passed away on September 3, 2017 at Upper Chesapeake Medical Center in Bel Air, MD. Born in Dayton, Ohio, he was the son of Marvin Lee Hess and Dorothy Ruth (Yontz) Koontz. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He received his Bachelor's degree and his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Ohio State University and his...
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Nannie Lucille Russell

June 9, 1929 - September 3, 2017

After a long illness, N. Lucille Russell, 88, of Joppa, Maryland passed away on September 3, 2017 at her home. Born in Konnarock, Virginia, she was the daughter of Chester Lee and Nellie Rosetta (Blevins) Walls and was the wife of the late Arthur Corman Russell. She worked and retired as a seamstress at Bata Shoe Company. She was a beloved mother, grandmother,...
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Bruce E. Roberts

August 20, 1928 - September 2, 2017

Bruce E. Roberts, 89, of Joppa, MD passed away on September 2, 2017 at his home. Born in Panther, WV, he was the son of Rev. Melvin Roberts and Victoria Roberts. He worked as a coal miner in West Virginia for 5years, and then for Bethlehem Steel where he retired after 30 years of service. He loved to hunt, garden, play guitar and banjo. Mr. Roberts is...
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Stephen Joseph Sedler, Jr.

December 8, 1927 - August 31, 2017

Stephen Joseph Sedler Jr., age 89, of Bel Air, MD passed away on August 31, 2017 at Upper Chesapeake Medical Center in Bel Air. Born in Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania, he was the son of Stephen Joseph Sedler Sr. and Ethel Theresa (Evans) Sedler. He worked in sales for a credit agency and enjoyed fly fishing and making fly lures. Mr. Sedler is survived by his wife of...
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Marguerite Ward

May 10, 1924 - August 31, 2017

Marguerite Ward, age 93, of Bel Air, Maryland passed away on August 31, 2017. Born in Baltimore, Maryland, she was the daughter of Wilson Roller and Alice Margaret (Cale) Rutherford. Marguerite was the wife of the late Jack B. Ward (1997) and previously the late Arthur H. Luckey (1949). She graduated from Eastern High School in Baltimore and in 1942 won the title of Women...
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David Joseph Loukota, Jr.

February 11, 1944 - August 31, 2017

David Joseph Loukota, Jr, age 73, of Edgewood, Maryland passed away on August 31, 2017 at his son’s home in Belcamp, Maryland. Born in Baltimore, Maryland, he was the son of David Joseph Loukota and Mary Dolan, and was the husband of the late Gloria DeAngelo Loukota. He worked at General Motors for 35 years where he was known as “Groundhog”. ...
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Mary L. Harris

September 15, 1931 - August 28, 2017

Mary L. Harris, age 85, of Edgewood, Maryland passed away on August 28, 2017 at Upper Chesapeake Medical Center in Bel Air, Maryland. Born in Fort Worth, Texas, she was the daughter of Thomas Gordon and Ethel (Ousley) Cobbs, and was the wife of the late Douglas E. Harris. Mrs. Harris is survived by her children, Duane Harris and LaVerne Monroe; two...
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Bane Clifton Lawson, Jr.

February 15, 1938 - August 27, 2017

Bane Clifton Lawson Jr., age 79, of Edgewood, Maryland passed away on August 27, 2017 at his home in Edgewood. Born in Maxwell, Virginia, he was the son of Bane C. “Shorty” Lawson and Florence E. (Maxfield) Davidson and husband of the late Annas Janette Lawson. He worked at APG in Outdoor Recreation and Ruggles Golf Course for many years. Through his job he...
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Judy Garland Bennett

October 1, 1955 - August 26, 2017

Judy Garland Bennett, age 61, of Independence, Virginia passed away on August 26, 2017 at her home. Born in Fork, Maryland, she was the daughter of Jesse Gene and Gladys Blanche (Catron) Spurlin. She had worked as an office clerk for the Rite Aid Distribution Center. Ms. Bennett is survived by Earl Bennett of Abingdon to whom she was formerly married; two daughters&...
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Ruby Tibbs McConnell

November 26, 1922 - August 26, 2017

Ruby McConnell, age 94, of Edgewood, passed away on August 26, 2017 at 11:15 pm. She was the daughter of Clyde and Laura Waddell Tibbs. She was married to L.C. McConnell, deceased. She traveled to many places while her husband was in the Army. She loved being outdoors and could grow mostly anything. Also, she loved going to the slots. She is survived by daughter,...
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Thomas Leroy Parker

December 19, 1961 - August 26, 2017

Thomas Leroy Parker, age 55, of Street, Maryland passed away on August 26, 2017 at his home. Born in Havre de Grace, Maryland, he was the son of Sarah “Sally” T. Parker (nee Taylor) of Bel Air and the late Marion Thomas Parker. He graduated from Bel Air High School in 1979, and during that year also earned the rank of Eagle Scout with Troop 937. He...
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Warren M. Rumer, Sr.

April 5, 1933 - August 25, 2017

Warren M. Rumer Sr., 84, of Fallston, MD passed away on August 25, 2017 at his home. Born in Maidsville, WV, he was the son of Dorsey and Emma (Nair) Rumer and husband of the late Alice Louise Rumer. He was a veteran of the Korean War. He was a dedicated husband and father, and he and his wife were very charitable and gave to many charities. An avid hunter, he...
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Andrew Riendeau Goodwin

May 26, 1990 - August 24, 2017

Andrew "Andy" Riendeau Goodwin, 27, of Aberdeen, MD passed away on August 24, 2017. Born in Ft. Leonard Wood, MO, he was the son of Timothy Riendeau and Elizabeth (Nagle) Goodwin. He was a member of Abingdon Fire Company and the Maryland National Guard. He enjoyed being outdoors hiking, camping, fishing, clay shooting and joking around campfires. He also...
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Norman Norm Standiford

June 28, 1951 - August 24, 2017

Norman "Norm" Standiford, age 66, of Aberdeen, MD passed away on August 24, 2017 at Harford Memorial Hospital in Havre de Grace, Maryland. Born in Havre de Grace, he was the son of the late Clarence Austin Standiford Sr. and Roberta May (Henderson) Standiford. He was a member of Rock Run United Methodist Church and loved spending time with his family, especially his...
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M. Estelle Teague

May 26, 1933 - August 23, 2017

Estelle Teague, age 84, of Delta, PA passed away on August 23, 2017 at the Genesis Elder Care in Parkville, Maryland. Born in Baltimore, Maryland, she was the daughter of John and Clara (Needer) Holmes. She loved her grandchildren, enjoyed traveling and boating with her husband when he was alive. She liked flowers and gardening, enjoyed getting in her car and...
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Janette Lawson

March 15, 1943 - August 23, 2017

Janette Lawson, age 74, of Edgewood, MD passed away on August 23, 2017 at her home. Born in Bluefield, WV, she was the daughter of Clarence and Beatrice (Asbury) Lawson. She worked at Bata Shoe Company for 17 years and retired from Harford County Schools in 2005. She enjoyed sewing, repairing marine items and crocheting. Mrs. Lawson is survived by her husband...
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Rose Marie Insogna

March 17, 1967 - August 22, 2017

Those who desire may contribute to: Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation P.O. Box 650309 Dallas, Texas 75265
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Hayes Harris III

January 27, 1942 - August 22, 2017

Hayes “Buster” Harris III, age 75, of Joppa, MD passed away on Tuesday, August 22, 2017 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Born in Van Bibber, MD on January 27, 1942, he was the son of the late Hayes Jr. and Mary Ellen Harris of Edgewood. His first job was as a cook at the Edgewood Diner where he met the love of his life,...
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Alex D. Meritis

August 29, 1983 - August 21, 2017

Alex D. Meritis, age 33, of Baltimore, Maryland passed away on August 21, 2017. Born in Baltimore, he was the son of Michael J. Meritis of Manteo, NC and Mary T. (Csizmazia) Meritis of Fort Worth, TX. He was the father of Brianna Mckenna and Armani Meritis. He worked in the restaurant business and was a big fan of the Baltimore Ravens. In addition to his parents...
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Carolyn Sue Krause

August 1, 1949 - August 21, 2017

Carolyn Sue Krause, 68, of Street, Maryland, passed away on August 21, 2017 at the Hart Heritage Assisted Living Facility in Street, Maryland, of complications of Alzheimer’s . She was born on August 1, 1949 in Baltimore city. Her parents were the late Aubrey Gardiner Old and Carolyn Bell Clark. Sue spent her childhood and early adult life in the Baltimore...
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Mario C. Pulvirenti

October 26, 1930 - August 18, 2017

Mario C. Pulvirenti, age 86, of Baltimore, Maryland, passed away on August 18, 2017, at Franklin Square Hospital in Rosedale, Maryland. Born in Palermo, Sicily, he was the son of Giuseppe and Maria Pulvirenti. He became a U.S. citizen in 1968. He was a life-long member of St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church and was also a member of Local Union #27 FELRA & UFCW...
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Russell Bruce Rexrode, Jr.

May 4, 1955 - August 17, 2017

Russell Bruce Rexrode Jr., age 62, of Edgewood, Maryland passed on August 17, at his home, he was the son of Russell Bruce Rexrode and Peggy Esther Wagner Rexrode. He is survived by wife, Sarinee Rexrode, whom he married in 2002; and Step-Children, Pracha Buaphan and Saengrawee Buaphan both of Edgewood. Father Russell Rexrode Sr., Chillicothe, Ohio,...
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Jason Lewis McFillin

October 12, 1989 - August 17, 2017

Jason Lewis McFillin, age 27, of Abingdon, Maryland passed away on August 17, 2017 at his home. Born in Baltimore, Maryland, he was the eldest son of Jeffery Len and Angela Marie (Hawkins) McFillin. Jason loved animals, especially his little dog Bandit. He loved the Ravens and Orioles, going crabbing and fishing and working in a bucket truck. In addition to...
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Paul A. Brush

April 10, 1956 - August 16, 2017

Paul A. Brush, age 61, of Perry Hall, Maryland passed away on August 16, 2017 at his home. Born in Baltimore, Maryland, he was the son of James Stanley and Eileen Winifred (Dye) Brush. He was employed by St. Joseph's Hospital for 30 years as an electrician where he received many commendations for his years of service. He enjoyed camping and hunting. Mr. Brush is...
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Leo F. Meyer, Jr.

April 1, 1931 - August 14, 2017

Leo F. Meyer, Jr., age 86, of Bel Air, MD passed away on August 14, 2017 at his home. Born in Baltimore, MD, he was the son of Leo Francis Meyer, Sr. and Mary Frances (Heinlein) Meyer. A veteran of the U.S. Air Force, he was employed as a senior electronics design engineer. He was a member of St. Ignatius Catholic Church, AAI Gun Club and was a Johns...
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Nancy Gentry Bosserman

January 26, 1934 - August 12, 2017

Nancy Gentry Bosserman, age 83, of Bel Air, MD passed away on August 12, 2017 at her home. Born in Independence, VA, she was the daughter of Bayse Osborne Cox and Ruby Jane (Haga) Rose. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church since 1974 where she served as a Sunday School Teacher and Director, and was a chairperson for both the Nominating Committee and Flower...
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Donald K. Holloway

April 14, 1949 - August 11, 2017

Donald K. Holloway, age 68, of Rosedale, MD passed away on August 11, 2017 at his home. Born in Bel Air, MD, he was the son of King and Bessie (Sexton) Holloway. A veteran of the U.S. Army, he served our country in the Vietnam War. A Graduate of Bel Air High School in 1968, he retired after 28 years of working for the U.S. Government, mostly with NSA, where...
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Connie Maners

August 10, 1941 - August 9, 2017

Connie Maners, age 75, of Bel Air, MD passed away on August 9, 2017. Born in Marion, VA, she was the daughter of Clarence and Lois (Lambert) Jones and the wife of the late Robert Morris Maners. She was a seamstress at the Gleneagle Plant in Bel Air, took classes for decorating cakes and enjoyed sewing. She cherished spending time with her grandkids and enjoyed spending...
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Vinod M. Modi

May 2, 1938 - August 9, 2017

Vinod Modi, age 79, of Bel Air, Maryland passed away on August 9, 2017 at his home. Born in Tanzania, Africa, he was the son of Mohanlal and Radha Modi. He attended college in India and London, England where he moved to in 1968. He lived there until 1977, and then lived in New York and New Jersey. In 2004, he moved to Maryland to spend more time with family and...
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Bernard Allen Hayes

January 4, 1965 - August 8, 2017

Bernard Allen Hayes, age 52, of Street, Maryland passed away on August 8, 2017 at Upper Chesapeake Medical Center in Bel Air, MD. Born in Baltimore, Maryland, he was the son of William Edward Hayes and Mary Frances (Brittain) Forbes. He worked in law enforcement. Mr. Hayes is survived by his wife, Dawn R. Hayes; daughters, Meghan A. Denhard (Chris) and...
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James Thomas DeCourcey

March 4, 1953 - August 7, 2017

James Thomas DeCourcey, age 64, of Bel Air, MD passed away on August 7, 2017 at his home. Born in Baltimore, MD, he was the son of Bernard James and Gloria Ann (Sigismondi) DeCourcey. He served his country in the US Army during the Vietnam Conflict. He enjoyed music and playing the guitar and keyboard. Mr. DeCourcey is survived by his son, Brian James...
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Judy Scott

July 30, 1947 - August 7, 2017

Judy Scott, age 70, of Bel Air, MD passed away on August 7, 2017 at her daughter’s home in Bel Air. Born in Baltimore, MD, she was the daughter of Herman George and Ethel H. (Bergman) Schmidt. She worked as a registrar at Johns Hopkins Bayview in Baltimore for 45 years. She loved her grandchildren, going to Ocean City, MD, swimming, and was a foodie. ...
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Betty E. Rasin

August 18, 1932 - August 5, 2017

Betty E. Rasin, age 84, of Bel Air, Maryland passed away on August 5, 2017 at Lorien Riverside in Belcamp, Maryland. Born in Baltimore, Maryland, she was the daughter of Bernard and Elizabeth (Gorman) Dibbern, and was the wife of the late Charles L. Raisin Sr. She loved to crochet, play Bingo and be around children. Mrs. Rasin is survived by her children, Kenneth Rasin, Joyce Rommel,...
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Robert William Smith

May 23, 1920 - August 5, 2017

Robert W. Smith, decorated World War II veteran and retired partner of F. Nelson Smith & Sons, a logging business founded in Harford County by his father, died Saturday at his Bel Air home. He was 97. Mr. Smith was born in Baltimore and raised in Creswell, Maryland on the family's farm with his brother and four sisters. His parents were Frederick Nelson Smith and Anne R. Callahan. He was a...
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Elmina Andre

July 3, 1946 - August 3, 2017


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Ott Lee Todd, Jr.

June 25, 1939 - August 3, 2017

Ott Lee Todd Jr., age 78, of Joppa, Maryland passed away on August 3, 2017 at his home. Born in Baltimore, MD, he was the son of Ott Lee Todd Sr. and Berta (Amoss) Todd. A veteran of the U.S. Army, he was a member of the American Legion Post 39 in Bel Air. He retired as an auto body repairman at Plaza Ford and enjoyed stained glass and woodworking. Mr. Todd is survived by his wife of 57...
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Berdell Mae Founds

August 7, 1930 - August 2, 2017

Berdell Mae Founds, age 86, of Joppa, MD passed away on August 3, 2017 at her home. Born in Baltimore, MD, she was the daughter of Joseph Thomas and Katherine Elizabeth (Huber) Wood. She worked for Harford County Public Schools as a nurse at Joppatowne Elementary, Norrisville Elementary and Riverside Elementary Schools. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Joppa and loved and enjoyed...
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Thomas G. Welsh

August 12, 1948 - July 31, 2017

Thomas G. Welsh, age 68, of Bel Air, MD passed away on July 31, 2017 at his home. Born in Queens, NY, he was the son of Thomas Gerard and Doris Madeline (Trust) Welsh. He enjoyed traveling, camping and boating, and also loved music and art. Mr. Welsh is survived by his wife, Helen A. (Williams) Welsh; sons, Thomas D. Welsh (Stacy) and Michael P. Welsh (Kristi); siblings, Gerard "Jerry" ...
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Henry Lenz, Sr.

July 1, 1931 - July 31, 2017

Henry Lenz Sr., age 86, of Abingdon, MD passed away on July 31, 2017 at the Senator Bob Hooper House in Forest Hill, MD. Born in Baltimore, he was the son of Alfred Henry and Marie L. (Vohs) Lenz and was the husband of the late Carol Lenz for 30 years. He worked 43 years for Bethlehem Steel Corporation and was a US Navy-Korean War Veteran. He was past Post Commander for Post 17 and volunteered at...
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Elmer John Morkovsky, Sr.

August 13, 1934 - July 30, 2017

Elmer John Morkovsky Sr., age 82, of Bel Air, MD passed away on July 30, 2017 at the Gilchrist Center for Hospice Care in Hunt Valley, MD. Born in Baltimore, MD, he was the son of Emil and Agnes (May) Morkovsky and husband of the late Jessie "Lenora" Morkovsky. He was an avid fisherman and enjoyed crabbing, boating, hunting and gardening. He also enjoyed being with his family, spending time at...
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Hazel Cat B. Perry

August 20, 1923 - July 29, 2017

Hazel "Cat" B. Perry , age 93, of Bel Air, MD passed away on July 29, 2017 at Citizens Care and Rehabilitation Center in Havre de Grace, MD. Born in Rugby, VA, she was the daughter of Joshua and Sarah (Pierce) Sage and was the wife of the late Floyd Dale Perry. She was a member of Harford Furnace Baptist Church. She enjoyed sewing, reading, flowers and shopping. She loved spending time with her...
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Brigitte Kitty Felts

July 18, 1935 - July 29, 2017

Brigitte "Kitty" Felts, age 82, of Aberdeen, MD passed away on July 29, 2017 at Harford Memorial Hospital in Havre de Grace, MD. Born in Germany, she was the daughter of Erwin Nelson and Barbara Josephine (Burger) Sokol. Kitty Felts was married to Richard H. Felts Sr., SGM U.S. Army Retired, for 48 yrs. She was a dedicated Army Wife and a loving and forgiving mother. One of her greatest...
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Vada Berniece Locklear

May 28, 1940 - July 27, 2017

Vada Berniece Locklear, age 77, of Bear, DE passed away on July 27, 2017 at Christiana Health System in Newark, DE. Born in Jefferson, NC, she was the daughter of John Henry and Myrtle Clyde (Miller) Pierce and was the wife of the late Bill E. Locklear. She was a school teacher who enjoyed poetry and loved spending time with her family, including eleven brothers and sisters and her many nieces...
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Edward Franklin Wilsey

February 21, 1926 - July 27, 2017

Edward Franklin Wilsey, age 91, of Forest Hill, MD passed away on July 27, 2017. Beloved husband of the late Ruth Elizabeth (Betsy) Merriken Wilsey; devoted father of Edward (Naoko Ogawa) Franklin Wilsey, III, William (Hillary Hutchison) Lee Merriken Wilsey and Ruth Elizabeth (Christopher) Wilsey Eisenhour; loving grandfather of Jaira Summers Wilsey, McKinder Lee Wilsey and Austin Christopher...
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Richard J. Cole

January 27, 1931 - July 26, 2017

Richard J. Cole, age 86, of Street, MD passed away on July 26, 2017 at Upper Chesapeake Medical Center in Bel Air, MD. Born in Elk Creek, VA, he was the son of Graham Lewis and Pearl Cynthia (Hodge) Cole. A veteran of the U.S. Army, he served our country during the Korean War. He retired after 31 years from AT&T Telephone Company where he worked as a systems technician, had worked at Aberdeen...
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Kathleen McCaul Kelly

July 10, 1939 - July 26, 2017

Kathleen McCaul Kelly of Bel Air, MD, formerly of Toms River, NJ, passed away peacefully with her children by her side on July 26th. She is predeceased by her husband John, her parents John and Annie, her siblings: Mary, Nan, Margaret, Ita, Rose, Peter and Gerald. She is survived by her children: John Kelly of Brooklyn NY, Stephen Kelly of...
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Robert Lee Hull, Sr.

July 24, 1950 - July 25, 2017

Robert (Bob) Lee Hull, age 67, of Port Deposit, MD passed away on July 25, 2017 at his home with his loving wife. Bob was a graduate of Aberdeen High School and worked at York Building Products in Aberdeen as plant superintendent until he took early retirement. He enjoyed raising chickens for many, many years with his two closest friends, Tommy (Bozie) Jordan and his father, Bayard (Bozie) Jordan...
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Amanda Lynn Instone

September 26, 1992 - July 24, 2017

Amanda Lynn Instone, age 24, of Orlando, Florida passed away on July 24, 2017. Born in Baltimore, Maryland, she was the daughter of George Thomas III and Lynn (Kirby) Instone. She was a 2010 Graduate of C. Milton Wright High School. For the last few years she has resided in Florida. She loved the beach, all things Disney, and dogs; especially her dog Lilly. Amanda had a quick wit; anyone who...
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Winfield Berrell, Jr.

December 22, 1998 - July 24, 2017

Winfield "Win" Berrell Jr., age 18, of Norrisville, MD passed away suddenly on July 24, 2017. Born in Baltimore, MD, he was the son of Winfield Sr. and Melissa Lee (Duncan) Berrell. He attended North Harford High School where he was a member of the Varsity Golf Team, Varsity Tennis Team and was manager of the Varsity Baseball Team. He was involved with the Drama Club for 11 years where he was...
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Curtis Ray Roberts, Jr.

June 10, 1961 - July 24, 2017

Curtis Ray Roberts Jr., age 56, was born in Madison WV, and resided in Edgewood, MD with his loving wife of 35 years Diane Roberts. He was the son of Curtis Ray Roberts Sr., and Frances Elizabeth (Green) Roberts. He retired as a Staff Sergeant of the U.S. Army and was a combat veteran who served in Desert Storm. He continued his career in HVAC, and received his bachelor's degree. He was a...
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Katherine E. De De Anderson

January 27, 1924 - July 23, 2017

Katherine E. "De De" Anderson, age 93, of Bel Air, MD passed away on July 23, 2017 at Upper Chesapeake Medical Center in Bel Air, MD. Born in Bel Air, she was the daughter of John William and Mary Elizabeth (Bruns) Anderson. She had worked for Harford County her entire life, lastly serving as County Treasurer as an elected official. She had served as a board member of the Harford County Board of...
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Audrey Knight Appleton

November 5, 1988 - July 22, 2017

Audrey Knight Appleton, age 28, of Linthicum Heights, MD passed away on July 22, 2017. Born in Columbia, SC, she was the daughter of Paul J. and Anne (Buchanan) James. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Appleton is survived by her husband, Benjamin Appleton; and her siblings, Christopher James and Laura Radel. Audrey was a bright spot that lightened the lives of those around her -...
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Ronald Lee Ely, Jr.

January 18, 1991 - July 21, 2017


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Leslie Ann Kares

April 29, 1959 - July 21, 2017

Leslie Ann Kares, age 58, of Abingdon, MD passed away on July 21, 2017 at her home. Born in Baltimore, MD, she was the daughter of Richard and Joyce (Dietz) Rosier. Mrs. Kares is survived by her husband, Charles Kares; sister, Lisa Lear; and stepchildren, Brianna and Paul Kares.
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Janie Dabney Barnes

June 22, 1949 - July 21, 2017

Janie Dabney Barnes, 68, of Joppa, MD passed away on July 21, 2017. Born in Baltimore, MD, she was the daughter of Linwood Dabney Sr. and Anna Dabney and was the wife, for 48 years, of the late Tony Dean Barnes. She earned her Bachelors and Masters Degrees from Towson State University. For over 40 years she dedicated herself to the Baltimore City Public School system, first as a teacher, a...
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Bonnie D. Lears

June 9, 1955 - July 21, 2017

On July 21, 2017, Bonnie D. Lears, age 62, of Bel Air, MD passed away. She was the beloved wife, for 36 years, of Richard H. Lears; devoted mother of Kendall (David) Lears Bacon and Kimberly (Richard) Lears Kuczak; loving sister of Jack Evans and Robert Evans. Also survived by grandchildren, Caroline Bacon, Conor Bacon, Sean Kuczak and Cole Kuczak. She had recently retired after 15 years with...
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Raymond C. Reinmann

October 3, 1923 - July 21, 2017

Raymond C. Reinmann, 93, of Bel Air, MD passed away July 21, 2017. Son of the late Carl and Hilda Reinmann; devoted husband of the late Mary Kelly Reinmann; loving father of Rachel Melo (Manuel A.) and Peter Reinmann (Alice Humphries); dear brother of Rosemary King, James Reinmann, and the late Marcella Patrick and John Lundahl; cherished grandfather of Manuel and Matthew Melo. In lieu of...
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Andrew Michael Pizanis

February 4, 1997 - July 20, 2017

Andrew Michael Pizanis, age 20, of Abingdon, Maryland was taken from us July 20, 2017. Born in Rosedale, Maryland, he was the beautiful son of Michael Charles and Brenda Jean (Asbury) Pizanis of Abingdon. He was kind and considerate, loved to cook, enjoyed playing sports and skateboarding. He even carried his cat Mittenz on his shoulder while riding his skateboard. He was comical and loved to...
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Sylvia Rae Sanzone

August 4, 1943 - July 19, 2017

Sylvia Rae Sanzone, age 73, of Delta, Pennsylvania passed away on July 19, 2017 at the Senator Bob Hooper House in Forest Hill, Maryland. Born in Frederick, Maryland, she was the daughter of Joseph Earl and Mary Louise (Souder) Pope. She enjoyed selling Polish pottery, going out to eat and loved time spent at the casinos with friends. Ms. Sanzone is survived by her children, Nicole Marie...
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Riley Graybeal Cornett

April 16, 1925 - July 19, 2017

Riley Graybeal Cornett went to be with the Lord on July 19, 2017 surrounded by family. Born April 16, 1925 to Estel Phleet Cornett and Minnie Wright Cornett in Flatridge, Virginia. He is survived by his wife, Gearleen Trivitt Cornett honoring 64 years of marriage and by one brother Charles Bert Cornett of Bristol, TN. After arriving in Maryland, he worked at the Indian Spring Farm in Darlington...
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Anna M. Sadera

October 24, 1947 - July 18, 2017

Anna Maria Sadera, age 69, died peacefully Tuesday, July 18, 2017, at her residence surrounded by her family. Born in Indianapolis, IN, she was a daughter of Allie Cullen. Anna was born on October 24, 1947, and was the younger of two daughters. On June 25, 1965, Anna married Ernie, her high school sweetheart and so began the start of their 52 year...
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