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Southern Maryland deaths

Calvert County

GROSS, Bryan Sylvester, 42, of Lanham died Dec. 27 at home.

REED, Josephine Hattie, 65, of Lusby, an employee of Monumental Sports and Entertainment for more than 36 years, died Dec. 16 at Calvert County Nursing Center.

WATKINS, Gerald Linwood Sr., 59, of Lusby, a corrections officer, died Dec. 18 at home.

WILLS, Mary F., 88, of Catonsville, a caregiver, died Jan. 3 at Catonsville Commons.

Charles County

ADKINS, William David Sr., 74, of Charlotte Hall, a chief petty officer in the U.S. Coast Guard, died Jan. 7 at home.

BROWN, Walter Anthony, 75, of La Plata, a home builder, died Jan. 5 at MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital.

GREBE, Margaret May, 83, of La Plata, a homemaker, died Jan. 4 in Plainsboro, N.J.

LILLER, David Ray Sr., 70, of White Plains, a commercial contractor, died Jan. 8 at Charles County Hospice House.

NELSON, June Itina, 48, of Indian Head, a truck driver, died Jan. 5 at Charles County Hospice House.

PATTERSON, Charlotte Cherie, 87, of Waldorf, a homemaker, died Jan. 2 at home.

St. Mary’s County

BENNETT, Robert Jennings, 57, of Hollywood, a carpenter, died Dec. 23 at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital.

BONDY, Joyce Marie, 64, of Lexington Park, a housekeeper, died Jan. 3 at home.

CHESELDINE, William Robert, 81, of Leonardtown, a butcher, died Jan. 3 at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital.

FISH, James Ervin, 70, of Great Mills, a grocery store assistant manager, died Dec. 26 at home.

LONG, Edward Harding, 92, of Leonardtown, a business owner and developer, died Jan. 8 at home.

MCCRACKEN, Richard Franklin Sr., 85, of Piney Point, a paint contractor, died Dec. 23 at home.

PURPLE, Robert Ansel, 81, of Hollywood, an engineer, died Dec. 30 at home.

SLUDER, William Herbert Jr., 71, of Lexington Park, a school principal, died Jan. 4 at Hospice House.


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