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Mary Virginia Roland

Mary Virginia Roland, 75, of White Plains, MD, died Mon­day, July 31, 2017, at South­ern Mary­land Hos­pi­tal in Clin­ton, MD.

She was born on April 5, 1942 in Thomas, WV, to Chris­tine and Anthony Sus­man.

Virginia was a very ac­tive mem­ber of St. Paul’s Church. She will be fondly re­mem­bered by all who knew her there for her will­ing­ness to vol­un­teer her ser­vices do­ing what­ever might be needed: weed­ing the gar­den, count­ing the col­lec­tions, clean­ing, light­ing can­dles, serv­ing meals to those in need, and so much more.

For many years, she was also an ac­tive vol­un­teer at Sage Point nurs­ing home in La Plata, MD, and other nurs­ing homes through­out the area.

She en­joyed gathering in­for­ma­tion on her fam­ily his­tory. Her fam­ily came here from Slove­nia, a coun­try that she came to know and love, even learn­ing the lan­guage. She and her hus­band ac­tu­ally went for a visit to there in 2001 and vis­ited with fam­ily mem­bers. This was one of the great­est times of her life.

Virginia is sur­vived by her hus­band, Hunter (Skip) Roland; son, Joseph Roland; daugh­ter, Jeni Nel­son; and brother, Toni Sus­man. She is also sur vived by two grand­chil­dren: Kay­lan and Alex Nel­son.

Fam­ily will re­ceive those who wish to pay their re­spects on Thurs­day, Au­gust 3rd, 9:30 a.m., fol­lowed by a Fu­neral Ser vice at 11 a.m. at St. Paul’s Church, 4535 Piney Church Road, Wal­dorf, MD 20602. An in­ter­ment ser­vice will follow at Trin­ity Memo­rial Gar­dens, 3221 Mat­ta­woman Bean­town Road, Wal­dorf, MD.

If you wish to honor Virginia, in lieu of flow­ers, please make a do­na­tion to St. Paul’s Church (ad­dress above). Please make sure they know you are donating on Virginia’s be­half.

El­iz­a­beth C. Lewis-Davis

Born July 25, 1932, El­iz­a­beth C. Lewis-Davis passed away peace­fully on July 30, 2017 af­ter a pro­longed but a brave strug­gle.

El­iz­a­beth is the late wife of James W. Lewis and David Davis. El­iz­a­beth is sur­vived by her daugh­ter, Ann E. Newman (Mil­ton); sons: Anthony A. Lewis (Jerri); Thomas H. Lewis; Pa­trick J. Lewis (De­siree); grand­daugh­ters: Krys­tle Lewis, Brit­tany Lewis, Jenelle Lewis; grand­sons: Ter­rell Lewis; Keith I. Newman; god­daugh­ter, Deb­o­rah Ford (Tee); sis­ters: Mar y Bran­son; Theresa Fox; Veron­ica Gra­ham (James); Mar­garet Har­ris; brother, Charles (Butch) Clagett (Theresa); sis­ters-in-law: Helen (Patsy) Clagett; Cher­rie Lee (Gar­nell); Dorothy Greene; Marva Hawkins; Estelle Holmes (Col­bert); Mary Ann Young (Con­rad); brothers-in­law: Henry Van Dyke Lewis and Marvin R. Wor­thy (Pat).

View­ing will be held Thurs­day, Au­gust 10 at Thorn­ton Fu­neral Home, 3439 Liv­ingston Road, In­dian Head, MD, at 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Prayers 9 a.m. Mass of Chris­tian Burial at 11 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church of Pis­cat­away, 13401 Pis­cat­away Road, Clin­ton, MD. In­ter­ment 1 p.m. at Mary­land Vet­er­ans Ceme­tery, Chel­tenham, MD.

John Ni­cholas (Nick) D’ Am­brosia II

On Thurs­day, July 20, 2017, Nick D’ Am­brosia passed away at his home in Ge­or­gia. Nick was born Sept. 21, 1973 in Wash­ing­ton, D.C.

He grad­u­ated from St. Mary’s Ryken High School in 1992. He proudly served his countr y in the U.S. Navy. Nick’s team was the Red­skins.

He loved his mother, Mar­sha Golle­hon (Mer­ritt Is­land, FL) and his “Momma Ann” (La Plata, MD). He loved his sis­ter, Alessan­dra (GA) and his “sis­ters” Car­lie and Tay­lor (MD). He loved his grand­par­ents, Bert and Sue Jack­son and Ge­orge and Emilia D’ Am­brosia.

He al­ways told his dad, Nick (La Plata) … ”You’re my best friend.” He loved his Mary­land “fam­ily” of aunts, un­cles, and cousins. He loved be­ing with fam­ily and friends.

When Nick was around, you al­ways re­ceived an en­gag­ing smile and a big hug. He was al­ways there to help.

The one per­son he loved and cher­ished; the per­son that made his world, was his pre­cious daugh­ter, Is­abella. Bella was his every­thing.

Nick was a car­ing and lov­ing fa­ther and a good man. May God Bless Nick

Pri­vate ser­vices will be held in Ge­or­gia and Mary­land. Ex­pres­sions of sym­pa­thy may be made to the Amer­i­can Heart As­so­ci­a­tion.

Les­lie Floyd “Butch” Roland

Les­lie Floyd “Butch” “Pop-Pop” Roland, 75, of Wal­dorf, MD, died July 31, 2017 in White Plains, MD.

Butch was a Su­per vi­sor at D.C. Wa­ter and Sewer Au­thor­ity (Blue Plains, MD) for 45 years and re­tired in 2005. Af­ter his re­tire­ment, he kept in touch with his co-work­ers. He was a 1960 grad­u­ate of Oxon Hill High School. He loved to stay busy with his girl­friend (dog sit­ting and puz­zles) and gar­den­ing. He en­joyed spend­ing time with his fam­ily, es­pe­cially his nephew, Larry Roland.

He was the son of Ge­orge Nor­man Roland and Lola Mae Thorne Roland. In ad­di­tion to his par­ents, he was also pre­de­ceased by his wife of 48 years, Joyce Irene Roland; his sib­lings: Wal­ter N. Roland; Ge­orge R. Roland; James P. Roland Sr.; and Norma L. Scott.

He is sur­vived by his girl­friend (al­most three years), Linda Van Me­ter; his chil­dren: Laurie Ann Plis­chke and hus­band Lance; Gre­gory Keith Roland; Jef­frey Wayne Roland and wife Alina; his sib­ling, Roberta Pow­ell and hus­band Dick; and his grand­chil­dren: Jac­que­line Irene Plis­chke and boyfriend James Ho­race Berry III and Jef­frey Wayne Roland II.

Friends re­ceived on Mon­day, Au­gust 7, from 11 a.m. un­til time of Fu­neral Ser vice at 1 p.m. at Ray­mond Fu­neral Ser vice Chapel, 5635 Wash­ing­ton Ave., La Plata, MD. En­tomb­ment to follow at Trin­ity Memo­rial Gar­dens, 3221 Mat­ta­woman-Bean­town Road, Wal­dorf, MD 20601.

Memo­ri­als in Butch’s name are asked to the Hu­mane So­ci­ety of Charles County, P.O. Box 1015, Wal­dorf, MD 20604.

Al­lan Lee Lan­g­ley

Al­lan Lee Lan­g­ley, 52, of Pom­fret, MD, passed away on Sun­day, July 30, 2017. He is sur vived by his mother, Deloris S. Lan­g­ley; brothers: Larry (De­bra) Lan­g­ley; Don­nie (Dena) Lan­g­ley; Ken­neth Lan­g­ley; Jerry (Donna) Lan­g­ley; sis­ter, Brid­get Lan­g­ley; sev­eral nieces, neph­ews, and other rel­a­tives. He is pre­ceded in death by his fa­ther, Joseph L. Lan­g­ley; and brother, Stan­ley Lan­g­ley.

Al­lan loved clas­sic rock mu­sic and was an avid Red­skins and NAS­CAR fan. He will be greatly missed.

Pri­vate ser­vices will be held.

Thomas Low­ell Nor­ton

Thomas (Tom) Low­ell Nor­ton of White Plains, MD, passed away on Saturday, July 29, 2017. He was 83 years old. Tom was born on Au­gust 14, 1933, in Buf­falo, NY. He was the son of the late Verna Cut­ler and Thomas Low­ell Nor­ton Sr.

Tom grad­u­ated with a de­gree in Forestry from the Univer­sity of Syra­cuse, NY. He worked for the Depart­ment of Nat­u­ral Re­sources in Wash­ing­ton State un­til he was drafted into the U.S. Army, sta­tioned in Korea as an H-21C heli­copter me­chanic. Af­ter ser ving in the mil­i­tary, he worked as a re­searcher for the Thomas Setti Com­pany.

Tom is sur­vived by his lov­ing wife of 57 years, Janet (Jan) Nor­ton; sons: Gene (Claudette); Den­nis (friend Michelle); Bill (Mau­reen); daugh­ters: Colleen Sprall and Terry Martin (Jeff). Tom was also sur­vived by 19 grand­chil­dren and 13 great grand­chil­dren; sis­ter, Joyce French; Bengie and many other fam­ily mem­bers.

A memo­rial ser­vice will be held at New Hope Church of God, 4200 Old Wash­ing­ton Road, White Plains, MD 20695, at 11 a.m. on Wed­nes­day, Au­gust 9.

In lieu of flow­ers, memo­rial con­tri­bu­tions may be made to the Vet­er­ans Memo­rial at New Hope Church of God or the Hu­mane So­ci­ety of Charles County.

On­line guest­book avail­able at: www.ray­mond­fu­ner­alser­vice.com

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