Maria Aparicio, 83, recently of Davidsonville and formerly of Washington, D.C., since 1951, died Oct. 3, 2000 at Hill Haven Nursing Home in Adelphi in Prince George's County. The cause of death was not available.
Miss Aparicio was born May 25, 1917, in Spain. She had been a domestic worker at the Embassy of Spain in Washington. She was a member of St. Ann's Catholic Church of Tenleytown in Washington and Holy Family Catholic Church in Davidsonville.
Surviving are one sister, Mercedes Aparicio of Davidsonville, a nephew and a niece.
Graveside services will be held at noon tomorrow at Lakemont Cemetery in Davidsonville. Arrangements are by Hardesty Funeral Home.
Carol Ann Brown, 59, a resident of Prince Frederick for 17 years and previously of West River and Braddock, Pa., for 39 years, died Oct. 2, 2000 at the Calvert County Nursing Center in Prince Frederick after a lengthy illness.
Ms. Brown was born in Braddock on Sept. 29, 1941, the daughter of the late John B. and Gladys Brown.
A homemaker, she is survived by one brother, James E. Brown of Deale. Her brother John C. Brown, is deceased.
Services and burial will be private. Arrangements by Hardesty Funeral Home in Galesville. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Muscular Dystrophy Association, 8501 La Salle Road, Towson, MD 21286.
Lois May Barton Brown, 60, a resident of Arnold for 37 years, died of a heart attack Sept. 28, 2000 at Anne Arundel Medical Center.
Mrs. Brown was born May 14, 1940, in Raleigh, N.C., and attended the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing for four years. She was a nurse's assistant and worked with the elderly and in child care for many years. Her family was her main interest.
She was married in 1962 to George Lewis Brown.
Also surviving are three sons, Glenn Lewis Brown of Odenton, Lewis Brown Jr. of Arnold and Todd Lewis Brown of Fort Myers, Fla.; two sisters, Florence Uusma of Glen Burnie and Garnell Dillow of Arnold; and six grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Oct. 15 at Gloria Dei! Lutheran Church, 461 College Parkway, Arnold. Burial will be private. Arrangements are by MacNabb Funeral Home in Catonsville.
Mary "Iva" Cullember, 93, an 11-year resident of Palm Bay, Fla., and previously of Annapolis, died Oct. 1, 2000 at Holmes Regional Medical Center in Melbourne, Fla.
Mrs. Cullember was born March 23, 1907, in Anne Arundel County and attended school until the eighth grade.
She was employed by the former G. C. Murphy Co. for 28 years in the shoe department as a sales lady.
While living in Annapolis, she attended the Annapolis First Church of the Nazarene where she taught Sunday school for 45 years. She attended the First Church of the Nazarene in Melbourne. She enjoyed reading, sewing and various needle work.
Her husband, Allen Cullember, died in 1981.
Surviving are one son, Donald Cullember Sr. of Palm Bay; two daughters, Dorothy T. Wood of Palm Bay and Mary Ellen Musick of Ellicott City; 14 grandchildren; 22 great grandchildren; and nine great-great grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. tomorrow and the funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Taylor Funeral Home Chapel, 147 Duke of Gloucester St. Inurnment will follow at the Mount Zion United Methodist Church Cemetery, 122 Bayard Road, Lothian.
Donations may be made to the Melbourne First Church of the Nazarene, 2745 S. Babcock St., Melbourne, FL 32909.
Helen A. Dashiell, a lifelong resident of Pasadena, died of colon cancer Sept. 29, 2000 at the home of her son in Annapolis. She was 85.
Mrs. Dashiell was born April 25, 1915, in Baltimore, the daughter of Walter and Jemima Solley Segman. She graduated from Southern High School in Baltimore, and was the widow of Adam H. Johnson and John Dashiell Jr.
She worked as an accounting clerk for W.R. Grace and Co. before her retirement after 36 years of service.
She played the organ for many years at Curtis Bay United Methodist Church and Arundel Cove United Methodist Church and was a longtime member of the Glen Burnie Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star. Her hobbies included knitting, playing the piano and organ and bowling, which she did for 25 years at Riviera Bowl.
Surviving are one daughter, Glenda A. Reed of Baltimore; three sons, Charles E. Johnson of Denton, Ronald W. Johnson of Annapolis and John H. Dashiell III of Pasadena; 10 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
She was the sister of the late Leroy Stegman.
A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Cedar Hill Cemetery. Arrangements are by Singleton Funeral Home in Glen Burnie.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Chesapeake, 8424 Veterans Highway, Millersville, MD 21108.
Marie Miller Godshall, 81, a lifelong resident of Cherry Hill, N.J., died Oct. 2, 2000 of natural causes at her home.
Mrs. Godshall was born in Camden, N.J., in 1991, and lived in the same family home that was built by her father, who manufactured his own building material for the home.
She attended Merchantville, N.J., High School. She was a cafeteria line worker for more than 20 years with the F.W. Woolworth Co. in Moorestown, N.J., and later in Cherry Hill.
For many years she was a member of Woodland United Methodist Church of Cherry Hill. Her interests included flower gardening, playing bingo, saltwater fishing and crabbing in the Chesapeake Bay with her family. She also enjoyed trips to Atlantic City, crocheting and spending time with her family.
Surviving are three children, Fred Dickson of Trainer, Pa., George Dickson of Stevensville and Patricia Floyd of Glen Burnie; four sisters, Edna Stroud of Gary, Ind., Rose Galaida and Ruth Miller of Cherry Hill and her twin, Mable Cutler of Maple Shade, N.J.; one brother, William Miller of Cherry Hill; 10 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Visitation is from 7 to 9 tonight at Stephenson-Brown Funeral Home, 33 W. Maple Ave., Merchantville, where services will be at 11 a.m. tomorrow. Burial will be in Arlington Cemetery in Pennsauken, N.J.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, Memorial Processing Center, P.O. Box 5216, Glen Allen, VA 23058.
Alvin "Sonny-Boy" Hudson, 59, of Annapolis, died of cancer Oct. 3, 2000 at the Spa Creek Center, Genesis Eldercare Network, after an eight-month illness.
Mr. Hudson was born in Annapolis and attended the former Sunny Acres School. He worked as a custodian at Baldwin Industries and then at the Anne Arundel County Courthouse.
He enjoyed his job and dancing.
Surviving are two brothers, Gilbert Parker and Waverly Hudson of Baltimore, and two sisters, Joyce Johnson of Annapolis and Marlene Wilson of Baltimore. He was the brother of the late Jeffrey Hudson.
Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. tomorrow at Reese and Sons Mortuary, 821 West St. A Christian wake will be at 10 a.m. followed by funeral services at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Asbury United Methodist Church, 87 West St. Burial will be in Annapolis Memorial Gardens.
Mary O'Connell Lunga, 75, of Ocean Pines and formerly of Crofton, died of leukemia Oct. 2, 2000 at University of Maryland Hospital in Baltimore.
Born in Binghamton, N.Y., and a homemaker, Mrs. Lunga had lived in Crofton for 15 years before moving to Ocean Pines.
She is survived by her husband of 52 years, Milton Lunga; five children, Leslie Lunga of Bishopville in Wicomico County, Tracey Rawls of Silver Spring, Milton F. "Nip" Lunga of Annapolis, Patrick Lunga of Ocean Pines and Eileen Lunga of Baltimore; and four grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at Yullrich Funeral Home, Route 50, Berlin in Worcester County. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. tomorrow at St. John Neuman Catholic Church, 11211 Beauchamp St. in Berlin.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1041 Route 3 North, Gambrills, MD 21054.
Misako M. "Miki" Shirk, 68, a resident of Cape St. Claire for more than 40 years, died Oct. 2, 2000 of complications of a stroke at Doctors Community Hospital in Lanham.
Ms. Shirk was born in Japan on Oct. 20, 1931. When she was in her early 20s, she moved to the United States. She was a beautician at Total Image in Arnold and sponsored Naval Academy midshipmen for more than 15 years.
Ms. Shirk was a member of the Cape St. Claire United Methodist Church and Ladies of the Elks. She enjoyed travel, knitting, music and theater.
Surviving are two daughters, Mayko McCormick of Crofton and Suziko White of Edgewater; her mother, Kakuno Takahashi of Japan; three brothers in Japan; one sister, Sachiko Mogi of Gaithersburg; and six grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Cape St. Claire United Methodist Church. Burial will be private. Arrangements are by Taylor Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Cape St. Claire Methodist Church, 855 Chestnut Tree Drive, Annapolis, MD 21401 or the American Diabetes Association, 3120 Timanus Lane, Suite 106, Baltimore, MD 21224.
Mary Margaret Watters
Mary Margaret Cusack "Peg" Watters, 78, of Annapolis, a former teacher and guidance counselor in the county public school system, died of natural causes Oct. 2, 2000 at the Heritage Harbour Health and Rehabilitation Center.
Born Feb. 7, 1922, in Marion, Ohio, Mrs. Watters was the daughter of the later Edward H. and Anna H. Cusack. She received a bachelor of arts degree in mathematics from the College of Mount St. Joseph on the Ohio and a master of arts degree in education from the University of Maryland, specializing in curriculum development for emotionally disturbed children.
She was a certified Adlerian family counselor and had advanced certifications in teaching from kindergarten through grade 12, guidance counseling, administration, supervision and pupil personnel work.
Her post-master's work included studies at Case-Western Reserve University in science, Fordham University in counseling, Towson University in mathematics and Bowie State College in Adlerian counseling and administration.
During her 40 years in the Anne Arundel County school system, she was recognized as a leader and innovator in the academic community. She initiated, supervised and coordinated a number of diverse programs, some of which have been standardized in the state.
They include the pre-school screening program, which was a model for the Maryland Early Identification Program; the dental screening/education program for first to third graders; the academic tutoring program for academically challenged children; and a mini-grant which led to the funding of Magothy River Middle School.
In 1972 Mrs. Watters received the Maryland State Guidance Award for Achievement, and in the 1980s she was cited as Guidance Counselor of the East Coast.
She served children at Annapolis, Germantown, Jacobsville and Linthicum Elementary schools and retired as a guidance counselor at Magothy River Middle School in 1990.
Her husband, Edward C. Watters Jr., died in 1998.
Surviving are one son, Dr. Edward C. Watters III of Millersville; two daughters, Patricia A. Watters of Silver Spring and M. Suzanne Watters of Annapolis; and one grandson.
A Mass of Christian burial will be said at 9:30 a.m. tomorrow at St. Mary's Catholic Church, 109 Duke of Gloucester St., followed by visitation from 11 a.m. to noon at Taylor Funeral Home, 147 Duke of Gloucester St. Burial will be at 1 p.m. Friday in St. Mary's Cemetery in Marion. Memorial contributions may be made to the Advocacy Group for Nursing Home Reform, Member of the Family, 583 Frederick Road, Suite 6B, Baltimore, MD 21228.
Frances Helen Russell Foster, 83, of Annapolis, died Nov. 15, 2001 at the Heritage Harbour Health and Rehabilitation Center from complications associated with Alzheimer's disease.
Mrs. Foster was born March 22, 1918, in Baltimore, where she graduated from Seton High School in 1936. She worked at Meyer and Thalheimer's, Wonder Clothes Inc. and the Probation Department of the City of Baltimore.
She subsequently traveled with her husband to several overseas postings. The couple lived in Honolulu and Sierra Vista, Ariz.
Her interests were sewing, ceramics, painting and her church and family.
Surviving are her husband, Donald V. Foster; and one sister, Sister Regina Russell of Emmitsburg.
She was predeceased by her parents, Frank J. and Helen Tillery Russell; two sisters, Betty Batson and Shirley Silvia; and one brother, George Russell.
Services are private. Arrangements are by Taylor Funeral Home.
Elvin Johnson Jr.
Services for Elvin Raylund Johnson Jr., 18, of Glen Burnie and formerly of Crownsville, will be held at 11 a.m. tomorrow at First Christian Church on Hall Brown Road in Annapolis.
Visitation will be two hours before the service at the church. Burial will be in John Wesley United Methodist Church Cemetery at Waterbury in Crownsville.
Mr. Johnson's body was found Nov. 11, 2001 at Cloverleaf Industrial Park in Millersville near his home. He was a homicide victim.
Born May 18, 1983, at Altus Air Force Base in Altus, Okla., he attended 10th grade at Old Mill High School. He was working at Jiffy Lube in Millersville.
He was a member of the ushers, acolytes, the A.E. Choir and the R.M.C.I. Choir at John Wesley United Methodist Church at Waterbury.
He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends playing basketball, billiards, swimming, football, baseball and helping others.
Surviving are his parents, Elvin and Cheryl Johnson of Glen Burnie; one brother, Alvin A. Johnson of Glen Burnie; and two sisters, LaKisha Johnson of Baltimore and Tashya Johnson of Glen Burnie.
Arrangements are by Reese and Sons Mortuary.
Naomi Garlick Kinard, 74, a resident of Annapolis since 1963, died of ovarian cancer Nov. 14, 2001 at her home at 6 Randall Court where she had lived for the past 36 years.
Born May 13, 1927, in New Cumberland, W.Va., Mrs. Kinard was the daughter of the late Constance Campbell and Thomas J. Garlick Jr., and a descendant of the founders of the state of West Virginia. She also was a direct descendant of Alexander Campbell, founder of the Disciples of Christ Church.
A graduate of Chatham College in Pittsburgh, she attended law school at the University of North Carolina and American University, and received a master's degree from the University of North Carolina. She earned a certificate in the history of art and architecture from the Smithsonian Institution.
Mrs. Kinard was an artist and studied art and music at several institutions. She worked in the U.S. State Department in the International Exchange of Persons and received a presidential appointment in the General Accounting Office, where she was personal assistant to the Comptroller General of the United States.
After her marriage she moved to Annapolis and was actively involved in historic preservation. She was education committee chairman and a preservation and architectural guide for Historic Annapolis, where she served on the board of directors and selected furniture for the Paca House, among other responsibilities.
Additional preservation and historical activities included doing an inventory of 18th century Annapolis paintings for the American History of Art, interpreting historical characters for the county schools, spearheading a retrospective on the late architect and preservationist James Wood Burch at the Mitchell Gallery and leading the oral history program to celebrate Murray Hill's centennial.
Mrs. Kinard served three terms on the Annapolis Historic District Commission, strictly interpreting the Historic District ordinance. One of her decisions was upheld by the Special Courts of Appeals and became part of the U.S. body of preservation law.
She was the only volunteer on the HDC who was certified by the state as a professional in the discipline of history. She opposed the city's attempt to build a larger Gott's Court parking garage than was completed.
She served on the board of the Annapolis Preservation Trust since its inception and was chairman of its easement committee. Additionally she was on the board of the SPCA of Anne Arundel County and a life member of the Caritas Society of St. John's College and the Republican Women's Club of Anne Arundel County.
Mrs. Kinard was a member of St. Anne's Church and lay reader at the evening prayer service.
Surviving are her husband, Dr. Roy F. Kinard, a retired captain in the U.S. Public Health Service, and one son, Winston Campbell Kinard, both of Annapolis.
Visitation will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Taylor Funeral Home, 147 Duke of Gloucester St. Services are private. Burial will be in St. Anne's Cemetery.
Graveside services were held Nov. 8 at the Maryland Veterans Cemetery in Crownsville for Robert Patrick Lammens, 46, formerly of Severna Park, who died of cancer Oct. 26, 2001 at James Haley Veterans Hospital in Tampa, Fla.
Mr. Lammens was born in Ridgewood, N.J., and was the son of Margaret J. and Robert E. Lammens of Severna Park. While serving in the Army, he was stationed in Germany.
He was a carpenter who enjoyed the sea, drawing and computers.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by his siblings, Laura Daras, Lindy Anderkin and Leslie Hunt.
Marguerite Gertrude McCann, 91, died of natural causes Nov. 14, 2001 at the home of her nephew, John Francis Lademan, with whom she resided in St. Margarets for the past 10 years.
Miss McCann was born Jan. 10, 1910, and was raised in St. Louis. She received a bachelor's degree from Mount Mary College in Milwaukee and a master's degree from St. Louis University. She taught high school until retiring in 1975.
She was a member of St. Anthony's Catholic Church in St. Louis.
Also surviving are her sister, Mary Roberta Lademan of the home, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be from 7 to 9 tonight at Barranco and Sons Severna Park Funeral Home, 495 Ritchie Highway. A Mass of Christian burial will be offered at 9 a.m. tomorrow at St. John Newmann Catholic Church, 620 N. Bestgate Road. Burial will follow in St. Mary's Cemetery.