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Vidotto, Anthony
Birth: Wednesday, December 21, 1932 in Washington, D.C.
Residence: St. Leonard, Maryland
Death: Wednesday, October 09, 2013 at the age of 80
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Anthony "Tony" Vidotto age 80, of Saint Leonard, died October 9, 2013 at Calvert Memorial Hospital in Prince Frederick of natural causes. Mr. Vidotto was born December 21, 1932, in Washington, DC to Elizabeth and Mario Vidotto.

He married Jean Serrentino on August 26, 1957 in Hyattsville, Maryland.

Mr. Vidotto was a brick mason and owner of A.V. Masonry, where he worked exclusively on restorations of homes on Capitol Hill and after his retirement he was a realtor for Long and Foster in Prince Frederick. He lived in Prince George's County for 27 years before moving to Calvert County in 1979. He built his homes, one in Holland Cliff Shores, Huntingtown MD and another in St Leonard Shores, St. Leonard, Md.

Tony was a long-time fan of the Washington Redskins, going all the way back to when they played at Griffith Stadium. His family writes: "Tony's generosity and integrity were an inspiration to his family. He lived his life with honor and loyalty."

Mr. Vidotto was preceded in death by his brother, Frank; nephews Mark Vidotto and Scott Winegar.

He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Jean Vidotto, daughter and son-in-law, Paula and Jeff Stahlman of Port Republic, MD; daughter and son-in-law, Valerie and Dominic Maccherone of Dunkirk, MD; son, Anthony Vidotto of Saint Leonard, MD; grandchildren, Christina (Michael) Mattero of Arnoldsburg WV; Zachary Stahlman of Port Republic, MD; Treven (Sarah) Stahlman of Avenue MD; Marlena Vidotto of Prince Frederick MD; great-grandson, Antonio Mattero of Arnoldsburg WV, sisters, Pat Fox; Gloria Dugan; Rita Vidotto; Mary Winegar; Beatrice Anderson; Pauline Zeglin and brother, Mario Vidotto.

Arrangements provided by Rausch Funeral Home.

Smith, Mary Eleanor
Birth: Friday, May 12, 1939 in Mason Springs, Maryland
Residence: Lexington Park, Maryland
Death: Wednesday, October 09, 2013 at the age of 74
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Mary Eleanor was born on May 12, 1939 in Mason Springs, Maryland. She was the last survivor of twelve children born to the late George Somerset Thompson and Marguerite Swann Thompson.

Eleanor was the widow of the late Harry Anthony Smith, who was called home in 1994. Eleven brothers and sisters preceded her in death; Mary Helen, James William, Joseph Edward, Estelle Marguerite, George Somerset Jr., Catherine Louise, Robert Leo, Paul Theodore, Joseph Louis, John Samuel and Mary Erma Thompson.

Also preceding her in death was one grandchild; Brian Michael Melvin, one great granddaughter; Aniy'Esa Marie Clave and one son; Donald Lewis Dickerson ("Missing," death unconfirmed.)

In 1961 Eleanor met the love of her life, Harry Smith and they were married. During their life together they purchased two homes in Long Island, New York. Eleanor was employed by the state of New York for 30 thirty years as a civil servant working with developmentally disabled adults. She retired after a long illustrious career in 1994. She lived in New York for thirty-six years before moving back to Maryland in 1997.

Eleanor was a kind, caring, compassionate and most of all loving and generous person. She was loved and respected by all who knew her.

Left to cherish the memories of her love and her life are her children: Shirley Dickerson Melvin, Jo Laverne Dickerson Weathersby, Arthur Dickerson Jr., Janet Dickerson Claybrooks, Glynn Edward Dickerson and Eleanor Clarice Smith. Also, step-daughter Lois P. Martin and son Remy Martin. Sons-in-law; Glover Melvin Jr., Marvin Weathersby, and Edward Claybrooks. Daughters-in-law Tarea and Beverly Dickerson. *(Eighteen grandchildren and twenty eight great-grandchildren)* She also leaves behind four sisters-in-law; Josephine Piggott and Estelle Henderson of New York, Roberta and Josephine Thompson of Maryland. Eleanor also touched the lives and will be missed by many nieces, nephews and friends.

Arrangements provided by Thornton Funeral Home.

Boyd, George V., III
Birth: Saturday, January 03, 1942 in Franklin, Tennessee
Residence: Waldorf, Maryland
Death: Wednesday, October 09, 2013 at the age of 71
Laid to Rest: Saturday, October 19, 2013 in the Greenlawn Memorial Park Serenity Gardens, Columbia, South Carolina
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Lieutenant Colonel (Retired - U.S.A.F.) George Venable Boyd III, 71, of Waldorf, Md., died October 9, 2013, in Waldorf, Md. Born January 3, 1942, in Franklin, TN he was the oldest son of the late George Venable Boyd II and the late Sarah Elizabeth (Beasley) Boyd.

An avid fan and 1965 graduate of North Carolina State University, Lt. Col. (ret) Boyd led a 22-year military career living in Wyoming, Florida, California, Ohio, Maryland, and Massachusetts in which he worked with the man space and shuttle program and missile defense systems programs (specifically, the Apollo missions) ending his career as Chief of Acquisition Systems Management of the Inspector General. This full career continued after retirement from the United States Air Force as he worked in defense contracting most recently with Navy Manufacturing Technology at Indian Head.

Gardening and tending to his vegetables filled his spare time while he most enjoyed attending NC State football games cheering on the Wolfpack with his three brothers. He spent the summers vacationing at the beach or visiting Disney World with his three children and six grandchildren. His love of country and family was never unwavering.

George was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 46 years, Patricia Eckols Boyd of Waldorf, Md.

He is survived by his daughters, Michelle Boyd Goodsite (Daniel) of Acworth, Ga., Tricia Kinnier Ledford (Keith) of Blue Ridge, Ga., and Amy Boyd Willard (Eric) of Pinnacle, N.C.; and grandchildren, Hannah Grace Goodsite, Tommy Keith Ledford III, Walker Daniel Goodsite, Clara Jane Willard, Addie Elizabeth Willard, and Tatum Kinnier Ledford. He is also survived by three brothers, James Beasley Boyd (Cathy), Franklin Kinnier Boyd (Patricia, deceased), and Richard Dodd Boyd (Kathy Rodgers).

Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. until the time of service at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, October 16 at Raymond Funeral Services, La Plata, MD. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 19, 2013, at Greenlawn Funeral Home in the chapel with internment to follow in .C.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Fisher House (, Wounded Warrior (, or charity of choice.

Arrangements provided by Raymond Funeral Service.

Castiglione, Sandra Lee
Birth: Friday, January 24, 1964 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Residence: Prince Frederick, Maryland
Death: Tuesday, October 08, 2013 at the age of 49
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Sandra Jean Castiglione, 49, of Prince Frederick, Maryland passed away at Genesis Healthcare in La Plata, MD on October 8, 2013 peacefully after a battle with cancer.

She was born on January 24, 1964 in Philadelphia, PA to the late Richard and Angela Castiglione (Constantino).

Sandra is survived by her long time companion, Donald Cameron, sisters, Jodi Bentley, (Andrew) (Castiglione) Regina Worrell (Castiglione), Kristina Melfa (Mark) (Castiglione), brother, Anthony Castiglione (Kathy) , eleven nieces and nephews, five great nieces and nephews and several extended family members and beloved dogs, chuckie and daisy.

Born in Philadelphia, PA, and raised in Rochester, NY, she attended Brockport H. Sandra traveled the country enjoying a career in over the road driving and settled down in Prince Frederick, MD in 20678, where she lived with Donald.

Sandra enjoyed ceramics, outdoors, time with family and friends, Nascar and shopping.

Family and friends will be received for Sandra's Life Celebration Gathering on Saturday, October 12, 2013 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM at Brinsfield-Echols Funeral Home, P.A., 30195 Three Notch Road, Charlotte Hall, MD 20622. Service will follow at 4:00PM at the Funeral Home with Pastor William Sutton officiating. Inurnment is Private.

Arrangements provided by Brinsfield-Echols Funeral Home.

Yates, Donald Leon
Birth: Tuesday, August 10, 1937 in Tazewell, Virginia
Residence: Mechanicsville, Maryland
Death: Tuesday, October 08, 2013 at the age of 76
Laid to Rest: Saturday, October 12, 2013 in the Queen of Peace Cemetery, Helen, Maryland
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Donald Leon Yates, 76 of Mechanicsville, MD passed away peacefully on October 8, 2013 at his home surrounded by his family. Don was born August 10, 1937 in Tazewell, VA to the late Levi Jett and Della Mae (Asbury) Yates. He was the ninth of ten children.

In 1954, he left home to join the United States Air Force. Honorably discharged in 1958, he continued his service to our country through his dual employment at Andrews Air Force Base as an Aircraft Mechanic and USAF Reservist in the 459th Consolidated Aircraft Maintenance (CAM) Squadron. He participated in Operation Desert Storm and Operation Urgent Fury. Upon his retirement in 1994, he had attained the Reservist rank of SMSGT and was a flight line supervisor. He was a patriot to his country and extremely proud of his combined 42 years of military service.

On November 10, 1967, he married Dorothy "Joanne" Purdy. Through nearly 46 years of marriage they loved their way through life's joys and challenges. They were blessed with two daughters, Donna and Michele.

Don dearly loved his family and was the happiest when he was with them. He was tremendously proud of his grandchildren and was a loving presence in their lives. He enjoyed playing cards and was a regular at the Charlotte Hall Senior Center Pinochle games. He was a lifelong Washington Redskins fan and enjoyed rooting for the Washington Nationals.

Don is survived by his devoted wife Joanne; daughters, Donna Marie Tucker (Jeff) of Clements, MD and Michele Christine Smith (Kurt) of Mechanicsville, MD; brother, Harry E. Yates of Tazewell, VA; sister, Pearl Harmon of Abingdon, VA; and many in-laws, nieces and nephews. He will be especially missed by his adored grandchildren, Megan, Ryan and Hannah Tucker of Clements, MD. In addition to his parents, Don was preceded in death by his grandsons, Quinton Joseph and Caleb Leon Smith; brothers, James, Garnett, Jack, Clyde, Woodrow and Roger Yates; and sister, Pauline Toney.

Family will receive friends for Don's Life Celebration on Friday, October 11, 2013 from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the Brinsfield Funeral Home, 22955 Hollywood Road, Leonardtown, MD 20650. A Funeral Service will be conducted by Father John Ball on Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. in the Brinsfield Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow in Queen of Peace Cemetery, Helen, MD. Serving as pallbearers will be Jeff Tucker, Kurt Smith, Ryan Tucker, Donald Purdy, Richard Purdy, and Tom Purdy.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice House of St. Mary's, P.O. Box 625, Leonardtown, MD 20650. Arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., Leonardtown, MD.

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