Death notices

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Glenna Ewen, 91, of In­dian Head, MD, passed away on April 1, 2016 in Edge­wood, New Mex­ico. She is pre­ceded in death by her hus­band Stanely and sur­vived by her sons. No fu­neral ar­range­ments have been made.

Jan­ice Ann Ball, 76, of Wal­dorf, MD, died on April 5, 2016. On­line con­do­lences may be made at www.ray­mond­fu­ner­alser­vice.com.

Mary Kather­ine Dun­bar, 91, of La Plata, MD died April 6, 2016 at the Maples. Con­tact Ray­mond Fu­neral Ser­vice (301-934-2920/ www.ray­mond­fu­ner­alser­vice.com) for fu­neral de­tails.

Brantly Dashon Wad­dell

On April 2nd, Brantly Dashon Wad­dell, 21, son of John L. Wad­dell, II and Su­nita Butts Wad­dell, de­parted to be in heaven. Brantly grad­u­ated from LaPlata High in June 2012 and was cur­rently at­tend­ing Sul­li­van Univer­sity in pur­suit of a de­gree in Culi­nary Arts. A cel­e­bra­tion of life will be held 11 a.m., Satur­day April 9, 2016 at New Sawyer’s Creek Mis­sion­ary Bap­tist Church, 312 Sleepy Hol­low Rd. Cam­den, NC 27921. Wake ser­vice 7-8:30 p.m. Fri­day April 8, at Metropoli­tan Fu­neral Ser­vice, 7246 Granby St Nor­folk, VA 23505

Delores (Epp) Moran

Delores (Epp) Moran, 90, a 59-year res­i­dent of Edge­wa­ter, went to her eternal rest on March 31, 2016, sur­rounded by her chil­dren.

Delores was born in Bal­ti­more on May 30 (the real Me­mo­rial Day), 1925, to Philip & Bertha Mary (Ther­res) Epp. When she was 3 years old, the fam­ily moved to Gal­lant Green in Charles County, where she lived un­til her grad­u­a­tion from Notre Dame High School in Bryan­town in 1943. She im­me­di­ately went to work at the U.S. Naval Pow­der Fac­tory in In­dian Head to help with the war ef­fort.

Af­ter the war, Delores held sev­eral file clerk po­si­tions un­til she mar­ried the love of her life, Thomas “Tommy” R. Moran, Jr. on Jan­uary 15, 1947. From that time un­til her death she was the proud mother of six; grand­mother of four; great-grand­mother of six; and re­cently wel­comed her first great-great-grand­child in De­cem­ber 2015.

Another ca­reer opened up for Delores when she be­came a school bus aide for Anne Arun­del County Pub­lic Schools, a ca­reer that lasted for 17 years un­til she re­tired in 1994.

Delores en­joyed work­ing in her many flower gar­dens over the years. She also loved cross­word and word search puzzles, watch­ing her “soaps” and game shows, lis­ten­ing to the orig­i­nal real coun­try music and go­ing for drives in the “coun­try.” Her great­est plea­sures came from be­ing with her ex­tended fam­i­lies ev­ery week­end and also watch­ing Ma­jor League Base­ball games on TV, es­pe­cially her beloved Bal­ti­more Ori­oles. She was a true fan through thick or thin since 1971.

All who knew Delores will re­mem­ber this quick smile and the gig­gle she had in her voice when­ever she spoke.

Delores was pre­de­ceased by her par­ents; her sib­lings, Ed­mund, Ray­mond, Philip, Agatha “Dolly” Epp, Mary Lou Adams and Betty Ann Wat­son; her hus­band Tommy (d. 1979); and three sons, Den­nis, Mark & Chris.

She is sur­vived by her sis­ter, Ros­alie C. Epp of Wal­dorf; her chil­dren Thomas Ray Moran, Hugh­esville, Dar­lene Moran, Edge­wa­ter and Donna (Brian) Sher­bert of Wye Mills; grand­chil­dren Lau­rie (Le’Ron) Moran, Amanda (Ja­son) Bax­ter, Ash­ley (Gary) Bax­ter and Heather Sher­bert; great-grand­chil­dren Am­ber (Joshua) Parham, Aliyah Dou­glas, Olivia Lawrence, and Madi­son, Lil­ian & Cam­den Bax­ter; 1 great-great-grand­son, Kea­gan Parham; and nu­mer­ous nieces and neph­ews.

A vis­i­ta­tion will be held on Mon­day, April 11, 2016, from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. at Ge­orge P. Kalas Fu­neral Home, 2973 Solomons Is­land Rd, Edge­wa­ter 21037. A Mass of Chris­tian Burial will be held at 12 p.m. on Tues­day, April 12, 2016, at Our Lady of Per­pet­ual Help Catholic Church, 515 Loch Haven Rd, Edge­wa­ter 21037. In­ter­ment to fol­low at 1:45 at the Mary­land Vet­er­ans Ceme­tery, Chel­tenham MD.

In lieu of flow­ers, me­mo­rial do­na­tions in Delores’ name may be made to OLPH Build­ing Fund. An on­line guest­book is avail­able at www.KalasFuner­alHomes.com

Richard E. Far­rall Jr.

Richard E. Far­rall Jr. of Alexan­dria, VA (for­merly of Wal­dorf, MD), passed away peace­fully at his home on Fri­day, April 1, 2016, sur­rounded by his fam­ily.

Ded­i­cated fam­ily man and civil ser­vant, Richard was born in Wash­ing­ton, DC on June 7, 1930 into a long-stand­ing Mary­land fam­ily. He had a won­der­ful child­hood in South­ern Mary­land raised by lov­ing par­ents, Earl and Quee­nie Far­rall, who in­stilled in him a strong work ethic and faith. Af­ter grad­u­at­ing from La Plata High School, Richard served in the United States Air Force from 1948 to 1952 in New Mex­ico and Texas. Richard later at­tended the Univer­sity of Mary­land and Ben­jamin Franklin Univer­sity and worked 30 years as an Ad­min­is­tra­tive Of­fi­cer for the Cen­tral In­tel­li­gence Agency with tours in Cal­i­for­nia, Eng­land, Ecuador and Puerto Rico. A re­cip­i­ent of the Ca­reer In­tel­li­gence Medal and Cer­tifi­cate of Merit, Richard was also a mem­ber of St. Louis Catholic Church, the Knights of Colum­bus, and the Hollin Hall Mil­i­tary His­tory Club. An avid World War II his­tory buff who loved to travel, Richard fi­nally re­al­ized his life-long dream at age 82 and trav­eled to Nor­mandy, France, to see his­toric World War II sites be­fore his health de­te­ri­o­rated and he could no longer travel. He was a dig­ni­fied and in­dus­tri­ous man who lived a good Chris­tian life.

Sur­vivors in­clude his wife of al­most 60 years, Kathryn L. (Mudd) Far­rall; four chil­dren, Su­san Far­rall of At­lanta, GA, Diane (Steve) Beato of Wood­bridge, VA, David Far­rall of Alexan­dria, VA, and Gary (Maura) Far­rall of Columbia, MD; brother, Joseph Far­rall of Wal­dorf, MD; sis­ter, F. Pa­tri­cia Ral­ston Brigide of El­li­cott City, MD; and 12 grand­chil­dren, Noelle, Con­nor, Carly, Danielle, Rachel, Ryan, Jenna, Jack, Sarah, Jor­dan, Lu­cie and Patrick. He was pre­de­ceased in death by his brother, Dr. James Far­rall.

Friends re­ceived on Sun­day, April 10, from 5-8 p.m. with a Wake Ser­vice at 7 p.m. at Ray­mond Fu­neral Ser­vice Chapel, 5635 Wash­ing­ton Ave., La Plata, MD 20646. His hon­or­able life will be cel­e­brated in a Mass of Chris­tian Burial on Mon­day, April 11, 11 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 13715 Notre Dame Place, Bryan­town, MD 20617. In­ter­ment in the church ceme­tery.

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