The following deaths were reported by funeral homes in Southern Maryland.


COPSEY, Webster LeRoy, 74, of Prince Frederick, painter, died Jan. 5 at home.

GRTIFFITH, Edward, 69, of Prince Frederick, died Dec. 23 at home.

HILL, Daphne Isobel, 77, of Prince Frederick, accountant, died Jan. 1 at home.

LANHAM, Gladys Marie, 78, of Lusby, convenience store clerk, died Dec. 22 at home.

NAUGHTON, William T., 66, of Huntingtown, Amtrak supervisor, died Dec. 27 at Calvert Memorial Hospital.

PITCHER, Virginia, 68, of Port Republic, homemaker, died Jan. 5 at Calvert Memorial Hospital.

WOOLFORD, Almira M., 83, of Broomes Island, waterman, died Dec. 24 at Calvert County Nursing Center.

WRIGHT, Ruth Irene, 87, of Prince Frederick, secretary, died Jan. 2 at Calvert Memorial Hospital.


ANDERSON, Wendell Lowrie, 77, of La Plata, chemical engineer, died Dec. 28 in La Plata.

BROOKE, Julia Ida, 70, of Waldorf, homemaker, died Dec. 21 at Laurel Regional Hospital.

CHARPENTIER, Joseph Donald, 72, of Waldorf, climatologist, died Dec. 29 at Civista Medical Center.

COOKSEY, Mary Lucille, 77, of Hughesville, homemaker, died Dec. 30 at Washington Hospital Center.

EATON, Matthew Christopher "Matt," 17, of Welcome, student, died Dec. 22 on the family farm.

GRASSIA, Emil Lewis, 46, of Waldorf, home improvement company owner, died Dec. 25 at Civista Medical Center.

HOUCK, Claude Thomas, 81, of La Plata, carpenter and World War II Army veteran, died Dec. 22 at home.

HURD, Robert Harry Sr., 40, of Rock Island, Ill., formerly of La Plata, carpentry business owner, died Dec. 27 at Civista Medical Center.

LYON, Jerome Martin "Jerry," 50, of La Plata, painter, died Dec. 25 at Civista Medical Center.

PACKEL, Stephen Leo, 36, of Hughesville, died Dec. 22 at Montgomery General Hospital.

LANCASTER, James Steven, 36, of Faulkner, waterman and laborer, died Jan. 3 at home.

LANCASTER, Janice Michelle Yates, 34, of Faulkner, cook supervisor at Loyola Retreat House, died Jan. 3 at home.

MUMFORD, Alfred Coleman, 72, of Waldorf, train operator, died Dec. 24 in Waldorf.

REED, Mark Eugene, 40, of Newburg, auto mechanic, died Dec. 28.

RYE, Irma Kathleen, 88, of Hyattsville, homemaker, died Dec. 24 at Civista Medical Center.


MATTINGLY, Joseph Aloysius Sr., 83, of Leonardtown, retired Circuit Court judge, died Dec. 28 at St. Mary's Hospital.