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The most recent listing of obituary notifications for Maryland, United States.

Dr. Anne B. McKusick, Hopkins rheumatologist who had worked on the Manhattan Project during World War II

Dr. Anne B. McKusick, a Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center rheumatologist who worked on the atomic bomb project during World War II, died Sept. 17 of heart failure at her home at Blakehurst retirement community in Towson.

She was 95.

“She had quite an amazing career, I’d say, and made many contributions,” said Dr. David Lee Valle, director of the Institute of Genetic Medicine and read more

Ronnie Lee Bumpers Jr.

Ronnie Lee Bumpers Jr., 37, of La Plata, MD, loving husband of Bertha (Jenkins) Bumpers. Visitation will be held on Saturday, September 30, 2017 at La Plate United Methodist Church, 3 Port Tobacco Road, La Plata, MD, from 10 a.m. until Services at 11 a.m. Interment: Heritage Memorial Cemetery, Waldorf, MD.

Peggy Lee Simmers

Peggy Lee Simmers, 82, of Rising Sun, MD, went home to be with her Lord on Saturday, September 23, 2017, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Lebanon, VA, in Nov. 1934, she was the daughter of the late Daniel Webster and Eula Monk Akers.

Peggy graduated from Rising Sun High School in 1952. She worked at Cecil National Bank in Port Deposit, MD, until the birth of her children. Peggy had a heart read more

Joyce W. Wood

Joyce W. Wood of Queen Anne, MD died Saturday, September 23, 2017, at her home. She was 85 years old.

Born in Chestertown, MD on May 23, 1932, Mrs. Wood was the daughter of the late Harold Copper Williams, Sr. and Evelyn Carter Williams. Her husband, John Lawrence Wood, Jr., died August 23, 2001.

Mrs. Wood was a 1949 graduate of the Chestertown High School where she was the Sr. Class President. After read more

Gifford Leroy Plante Jr. “Skip”

Gifford Leroy Plante Jr “Skip” of North East, Maryland went home to the Lord on September 20th, 2017 surrounded by his family. He was born in St. Augustine, Florida on March 8th, 1951 the oldest child of Corky Plante and Elsie (Kirby) Plante of Newport News, Virginia.

Devoted husband and family man, Skip is survived by his loving wife of 45 years Brigitta, three sons, a daughter, two read more

Nancy Mairs Gephart, teacher devoted to community service, dies

Nancy Mairs Gephart, a teacher at Baltimore schools who helped organize a college scholarship fund as part of her work in the community, died of cancer Sept. 2. The Blakehurst resident was 90.

“She was a gifted teacher and taught at three different schools,” said George Wesley Gephart, her husband of 66 years. “She was beloved.”

Nancy Gephart was born in 1927 in St. Paul, Minn., read more

Nancy Mairs Gephart, teacher devoted to community service, dies

Nancy Mairs Gephart, a teacher at Baltimore schools who helped organize a college scholarship fund as part of her work in the community, died of cancer Sept. 2. The Blakehurst resident was 90.

“She was a gifted teacher and taught at three different schools,” said George Wesley Gephart, her husband of 66 years. “She was beloved.”

Nancy Gephart was born in 1927 in St. Paul, Minn., read more

Adriana Areas Bushko, 50

In loving memory of Adriana Arêas Bushko, a devoted wife and mother of three daughters.

She was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and moved to the U.S. after her marriage to the love of her life, Paul Louis Bushko.

Through the years, she was an amazing mother, a satellite controller, a technical instructor, a Sunday school teacher, and even found time to run her own small business.

Adriana was read more

Michael James Fossler Sr.

On September 17, 2017, Michael James Fossler Sr. passed away. He was the devoted father of Michael J. Fossler Jr. and wife Robanne Palmer, Mary Ames and husband Kevin and Peggy Moore and husband David; cherished grandfather of JP, Jack, Andrew, Emily and Sophia.

Michael is preceded in death by his wife, Bernadette Fossler and his siblings, Jack Fossler, May Herzing, Charlie Fossler and Jerome read more

June M. Daue, Hopkins Hospital registrar and diehard Orioles fan

June M. Daue, a retired Johns Hopkins Hospital registrar who was a diehard Baltimore Orioles fan, died Wednesday from heart failure at Stella Maris Hospice in Timonium.

The former longtime Lutherville resident was 99, just two month’s shy of her 100th birthday.

The daughter of Nelson Foster, a Pepsi-Cola Co. vending machine manager, and Mary Virginia Bennett Foster, a homemaker, the former June read more

Irene Alice Spalding

Irene Alice Spalding, 91, of LaPlata, MD, passed on Tuesday, September 19, 2017, at the Hospice House of Charles County. Irene was born on Dec. 10, 1925 in Butte, MO, to the late Harriett and Lee Hill, moving to Seattle, WA, at the age of six months. She was the seventh of 11 children.

She attended school in Seattle, worked for the U.S. Government during WWII and met her beloved husband, the late read more

Audie M. Hardy

CAMBRIDGE — Audie M. Hardy, 62, of Cambridge, Md., passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, at his home. He was born in Salisbury on Sept. 28, 1954, and was a son of the late William E. and Elva Mae Driscoll Hardy.

He attended school at Wicomico High School. On Aug. 2, 2009, he married the former Deborah Knauer. He had worked for the Daily Times in Salisbury, and he was a press operator.

He enjoyed read more

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