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Merrick, Barbara B.
Birth: Thursday, August 24, 1939 in Hagerstown, Maryland
Residence: La Plata, Maryland
Death: Monday, May 21, 2012 at the age of 72
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Barbara B. Merrick, 72, of La Plata, MD. died on Monday, May 21, 2012 at her home. She was born on August 24, 1939 in Hagerstown, MD to the late C. Paul Barnhart and the late Henrietta A. Barnhart.

She is also predeceased by her son; Christopher Merrick and her sister; Deborah Falkinberg.

Her husband; Roger B. Merrick and her children; Daniel P. and Elizabeth T. Merrick survive Barbara.

She has lived abroad in Leopoldville (Kinshasa) and Bukavu-Democratic Republic of the Congo; Beirut, Lebanon; Jidda Arabia; Cairo Egypt; Khartoum, Sudan; and Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. She graduated in 1957 from La Plata High School and received her B.A. from William and Mary in 1961. She was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta sorority and Delta Kappa Gamma. She was a founding board member of the Mattawoman Art Center and it's current Treasurer. She was very active in the La Plata United Methodist Church: Chancel Choir member, United Methodist Women, Financial Secretary, Finance Committee and Administrative Board member as well as an enthusiast of the book club. Earlier she was a youth leader. Other activities included the American Association of University Women. She was a member of Hawthorne Country Club, was an avid sports fan with season tickets to Maryland Football and both men and women's basketball and was a member of several varsity teams at William and Mary.

She was the Principal at the Christ Church day School in La Plata, MD. when she retired. She also taught in Baltimore County, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Sudan and Saudi Arabia. She taught abroad at a number of posts where Roger was assigned as a State Department Foreign Service Officer.

The family will receive friends on Friday May 25th from 5 to 8 pm at the Arehart-Echols Funeral Home La Plata, MD. Funeral services will be held on Saturday May 26th at 11am at the La Plata United Methodist Church. The Rev. Bruce Jones will officiate. Interment will be at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to Lifestyles of Maryland P.O. Box 1794 La Plata, MD. 20646 or the Mattawoman Art Center P.O. Box 258 Marbury, MD. 20658.

Arrangements provided by Arehart-Echols Funeral Home.

Rauner, Patricia Mary
Birth: Monday, October 24, 1927 in Lindsay, Nebraska
Residence: Charlotte Hall, Maryland
Death: Monday, May 21, 2012 at the age of 84
Laid to Rest: Wednesday, May 30, 2012 in the St. John Francis Regis Catholic Church Cemetery, Hollywood, Maryland
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Patricia Mary Rauner, 84 of Charlotte Hall, MD died May 21, 2012 at the Charlotte Hall Veterans Home. Born October 24, 1927 in Lindsay, NE, she was the daughter of the late John Zakrzewski and Catherine (Kaipust) Zakrzewski.

Patricia was a member of St. John's Catholic Church in Hollywood, MD. She enjoyed bowling, playing bingo and gardening.

Patricia is survived by her son, Glen W. Rauner (Cindy) of St. Leonard, MD, grandchildren, William and Sarah Rauner and siblings, Maxine Murkison and Theresia Reese of Omaha, NE.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William Herbert Rauner in 1994.

Family will receive friends for Patricia's Life Celebration on Tuesday, May 29, 2012 from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. in the Brinsfield Funeral Home, 22955 Hollywood Road, Leonardtown, MD 20650. Prayers will be recited at 7:00 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, May 30, 2012 at St. John Francis Regis Catholic Church, Hollywood, MD at 10:00 a.m. with Reverend Keith Woods of St. Joseph's Parish as the celebrant. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. John Francis Regis Catholic Church, 43927 St. John's Road, Hollywood, MD 20636.

Arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., Leonardtown, MD.

Kuntz, Barbara A.
Birth: Saturday, May 18, 1935
Death: Monday, May 21, 2012 at the age of 77
Laid to Rest: Saturday, June 02, 2012 in the Fort Lincoln Cemetery, Brentwood, Maryland
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Barbara A. Kuntz, age 77, died on Monday, May 21, 2012 at her daughter's home in Lusby, Maryland.

She was the beloved wife of the late Harry F. Kuntz, Sr. Caring sister of David (Allison) Clair. She was the devoted mother of Gary (Trudy) Cooper, Sharon (Tim) Hankins, Harry (Kim) Kuntz, Jr. and John Kuntz. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Melissa Ayantola, Ryan Cooper, Charles T. Hankins, III, Amanda Hankins, Lisa Kuntz, Laci Kuntz and Jesse Kuntz. Great-grandmother of Sophia Hankins, Isaiah Ayantola, Caley Joy and Zoey Kuntz.

Family invites friends to Lee Funeral Home Calvert, P.A. (8200 Jennifer Lane, Owings, MD 20736) on Saturday, June 2 from 11:00am until time of service at 12:30 pm. Interment will follow at Ft. Lincoln Cemetery, Brentwood, Maryland.

Memorials may be made to Calvert Hospice, P.O. Box 838, Prince Frederick, MD 20678.

Arrangements provided by Lee Funeral Home.


Johnson, Lillian Maria
Birth: Saturday, July 13, 1918 in Morganza, Maryland
Residence: Leonardtown, Maryland
Death: Monday, May 21, 2012 at the age of 93
Laid to Rest: Friday, May 25, 2012 in the Charles Memorial Gardens, Leonardtown, Maryland
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Lillian Maria Johnson, 93, of Leonardtown, MD., passed away at her residence surrounded by her loving family on May 21, 2012. Born on July 13, 1918 in Morganza, MD she was the daughter of the late James Ernest and Mary Rosalie Cooper Johnson.

Lillian is preceded in death by her husband William Benjamin Johnson, Sr., on September 19, 1994 and whom she married on August 31, 1944 in Leonardtown, MD.

Lillian is survived by her children: Gloria Abell (Jackie) and Debbie Fulton (Mark) both of Hollywood, MD., Joyce Dennis (Roger) of Mt. Pleasant, MI., Carolyn McMahon (Tommy) of Bakersville, NC., Mary Vaughan (Steve) of Lexington Park, MD., Walter Johnson (Joyce) , Donnie Johnson (Terrie), and Mike Johnson (Charlene) all of Leonardtown, MD 15 grandchildren: John Abell, Stevie Abell, Jake Dennis, Billy Johnson, Steve Vaughan, Jennifer Bean, Heather Brooks, James Vaughan, Brandon Johnson, Amanda Fulton, Jessica Johnson, Michael Johnson, Brian Drew, J.P. Sotelo and Amy Sotelo, 15 great-grandchildren. Mrs. Johnson is also survived by her brothers and sisters: Mary Hayden, Elsie Stone, and Charles Bert Johnson all of Leonardtown, MD., and Margaret Wheeler of Clements, MD.

She is preceded in death by her children: Dottie Johnson and William B. (Billy) Johnson, Jr., granddaughter Julie Dennis as well as siblings: Ernest Johnson, Mildred Stone, Joseph Melvin Johnson, James Manning Johnson, William (Sonny) Johnson, Henrietta Bean, John (Freddie) Johnson, and Francis (Dickie) Johnson.

Mrs. Johnson was a lifelong resident of St. Mary's County, Md. Lillian's life was spent as a homemaker. Since, she was one of the oldest in her family she helped her mother care for her younger siblings. Lillian was a devout catholic, reciting her rosary every day, and living her life in faith, hope, and love. Throughout her life she was devoted to her family. She enjoyed cooking, gardening, canning, taking care of her rose bushes, listening to the radio, and especially spending time with her children, and grandchildren. She was famous to her family for her Sunday and holiday family dinners that she continued to fix until she was 92. In the past year even though she could no longer fix the meals she continued to plan her dinners and with assistance of family was able to continue her "family dinner" traditions. She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, May 24, 2012 from 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM with prayers recited at 7:00 PM in the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home Leonardtown, MD. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, May 25, 2012 at 11:00 AM in St. Aloysius Catholic Church Leonardtown, MD. Interment will follow in Charles Memorial Gardens Leonardtown, MD. Pallbearers will be: Johnny Abell, Stevie Abell, Billy Johnson, Steve Vaughan, James Vaughan, and Brandon Johnson. Honorary Pallbearers will be: Jake Dennis, Michael Johnson, Jennifer Bean, Heather Brooks, Amanda Fulton, Jessica Johnson, Stephen Abell, and Brian Drew.

Contributions may be made to Hospice of St. Mary's P.O. Box 625 Leonardtown, MD 20650 and St. Aloysius Catholic Church P.O. Box 310 Leonardtown, MD 20650.

Arrangements provided by Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home.

Cook, Roger Dudley, Sr.
Birth: in Savannah, Georgia
Residence: Lusby, Maryland
Death: Monday, May 21, 2012
Laid to Rest: Thursday, May 24, 2012 in the Maryland Veterans Cemetery, Cheltenham, Maryland
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Roger Dudley Cook, Sr., 75, of Lusby, MD, passed away peacefully at his home on May 21, 2012. He was born in Savannah, GA to the late Calhoun E. Cook and Bessie Ezell Ambrose Cook.

Roger proudly served his country in the United States Navy from 1954 until 1962. While serving his country he received the National Defense Service Medal and the China Service Medal.

Roger married his beloved wife Evelyn on March 9, 1967 in Norfolk, VA.

He was employed by BG&E for over twenty years as a mechanic and machinist until his retirement in 2005.

Roger was preceded in death by his mother, father and his sister Jane.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 45 years, Evelyn Mae Cook; son James Gross and his wife Teresa of Glen Burnie, MD, daughter Laura Hallman of Virginia Beach, VA, son Roger Cook, Jr. and his wife Debbie of Norfolk, VA and his daughter Melissa Ward of Lusby, MD; his two loving grandchildren Dane and Jessica and his sisters Sandra, Carolyn and Sarah. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews and other relatives and many friends.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday, May 23, 2012 from 6-8 PM in the Rausch Funeral Home, 20 American Lane, Lusby, MD where a service celebrating his life will be held on Thursday, May 24th, at 12:00 noon with Rev. David Graves officiating. Interment will follow at 2:30 PM in Maryland Veterans Cemetery, Crownsville, MD with military honors being offered by the United States Navy.

Arrangements provided by Rausch Funeral Home.

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