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

Anthony L. Girillo

Anthony L. Girillo (Tony), 92, passed away peacefully in his home of natural causes on September 10, 2017.

An honorable man who served his country and loved his family, he leaves behind a legacy of kindness, love, and memories cherished by his wife Alice; daughters: Susan Novotny (John); Pamela Au (Jim); Brenda Evans (Matthew); his six grandchildren: Matthew, Nathan, Anthony, Joseph, Kylie, Maggie; read more

Mildred R. McCormick “Mickey”

Mildred Rookard “Mickey” McCormick, age 85, of Elkton, MD, passed away Monday, September 11, 2017. Born in Twin Branch, VA, on November 14, 1931, she was the daughter of the late Henry M. and Mamie Justice Rookard.

Mrs. McCormick had been a waitress for 54 years. She was a member of Elkton United Methodist Church, and loved spending time with her family and trips to the beach.

Survivors read more

John J. Royo Jr, retired spacecraft designer

John J. Royo Jr., a retired spacecraft design engineer who worked on the Apollo space program and the Hubble Space Telescope, died Monday of multiple myeloma at his Columbia home. He was 82.

The son of John J. Royo Sr., a Spanish immigrant who worked at Allied Chemical Co., and Mary Wagowich Royo, a Western Electric Corp. Point Breeze worker, John Juando Royo Jr. was born in Baltimore and raised read more

Wilda Virginia Merckle, 94

Our mother, Wilda Virginia (Reed) Merckle, was born on Oct. 14th, 1922, in Hagerstown, Md., the daughter of Reuben W. and Ida M. (Riley) Reed, and died at Homewood, Williamsport, Md., on Sept. 11, 2017.

She graduated from Hagerstown High School in 1940 and became the bride of Claude O. Merckle on Dec. 7th, 1941. They shared over 60 years of marriage until his death in 2002.

During her life, Mom was read more

Max E.G. Rockwell, 75

Mr. Max E. G. Rockwell, 75, of Falling Waters, West Virginia, died Saturday afternoon, Sept. 9, 2017, at Williamsport Nursing Home, Williamsport. He was the husband of Carol J. Carbaugh Rockwell, his wife of 47 years.

Born July 16, 1942, in Franklin County, Pa., he was the son of the late Arthur Garfield and Mollie Elizabeth Horner Rockwell.

He was a 1961 graduate of North Hagerstown High School; read more

John Alvey Young Sr., 70

John Alvey Young Sr., 70, of Hagerstown, Md., passed away on Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017, at Meritus Medical Center.

Born Sept. 17, 1946, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late Kenneth Matthew and Catherine Sarah Delauder Young.

John was a veteran of the Vietnam War, serving in the U.S. Air Force.

He was employed with Grove Manufacturing for 37 years, retiring in 1999.

John was member of the Corvette read more

Lawrence “Larry” Marshall French, 81

Lawrence “Larry” M. French, 81, of Hagerstown, MD, passed away Friday, Sept. 8, 2017, at Charlotte’s Home.

Lawrence was born in Hagerstown, on Feb. 6, 1936, a son of the late Mable E. (Forman) and Hillard W. French. In addition to his parents, Lawrence is preceded in death by his brother, Leonard R. French.

Lawrence was a proud member of the Class of 1954 of Hagerstown High School read more

Patricia Ann Burtner, 84

Patricia Ann Burtner, 84, of Clear Spring, Md., passed away Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017, at Meritus Medical Center in Hagerstown, Md.

Born April 8, 1933, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of the late Paul Butts and Loretta (Itnyre) Butts.

Patricia was preceded in death by her loving husband, George S. Burtner, in 2013.

She was a 1951 graduate of Boonsboro High School, and was a former member of United read more

Makayla Lynn Wagner, 6 months

Makayla Lynn Wagner, 6 months, of Hagerstown, Md., passed away Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017.

Born Saturday, March 4, 2017, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of David Kent Wagner Jr. and Tammy Lynn (Stone) Wagner.

She is survived by her twin sister, Makenzie Marie Wagner; two other sisters, Jayelynn Stone and Isabella Wagner; two brothers, Josuha Wagner and Zakarri Wagner; maternal grandmother, Mary Connell; read more

Wayne O. Wachter

EASTON — Wayne O. Wachter, 54, of Easton, MD, and formerly of Pasadena, MD, departed this life on September 6, 2017, at his residence.

Wayne was born Dec. 3, 1962 in Baltimore, MD, to the late Catherine Virginia Wachter and Carroll Douglas Wachter Jr.

Wayne enjoyed yardwork and fishing.

In addition to his parents, Wayne is preceded in death by his brother, Carroll D. Wachter.

Wayne is survived read more

Brenda Jean Philips Bloomgarden

CHESTERTOWN — It is with the greatest sorrow that we announce the passing of Brenda Jean Philips Bloomgarden of Chestertown, MD, on September 8, 2017, at the age of 75. She battled cancer for over 20 years with the utmost grace and dignity.

Mrs. Bloomgarden was born on May 4, 1942, in Pennsylvania, daughter of the late Harlan M. and Margaret Boehmler Philips. In 1952, her family moved to Betterton. read more

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