Maurice Ignatius Long Sr.
Maurice Ignatius Long Sr., 92, of Hughesville, passed away on May 2, 2018 at the Charlotte Hall Veterans Home. Born on May 16, 1925, he was the son of the late Richard Joseph Long Sr. and the late Mary Eulalia Long (Thompson).
Maurice was a World War II veteran, a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Bryantown, the Knights of Columbus, Hughesville Volunteer Fire Department, the Isaak Walton League, American Legion Post 238 (Hughesville) and a Board Member of Charlotte Hall Veterans Home Commission from 1987-1999.
Maurice is survived by his wife of 70 years, Catherine Jameson Long; sons: Maurice ”Butch” Ignatius Long Jr. (Cindy); Stephen “Steve” Joseph Long; and daughters: Linda Long Gerrie (Dave), Catherine “Cathy” Long Powers (Mike) and Martha “Marty” Long Bailey (Mickey). Also surviving Maurice are his sisters: Martha Brancheau; Rebecca Jane Birge; nine grandchildren; and nine great grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his brother, Richard Joseph Long Jr.; his sisters: Mary Agnes Turner, Theresa Anderson; and his granddaughter, Jennifer Christine Long.
Memorials may be made to: St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Bryantown, or American Legion Post #238, Hughesville, MD. Condolences to the family may be made at: www.brinsfieldfuneral.com
Arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., Charlotte Hall, MD.
Gordon A. Brightwell
It is with great sadness that the family of Gordon A. Brightwell announces his passing, on Saturday, May 5, 2018, at the age of 67.
Gordon will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 49 years, Lynne, and his children: Jennifer (Hugh), Zachary (Pamela), and Jason (Toni). Gordon will also be fondly remembered by his three grandchildren: Andrew, Tyler, Emma; and great granddaughter, LuElla.
In lieu of flowers, a donation to the Senator Bob Hooper House would be greatly appreciated.
A Memorial Service will be held at the FOP 89 Lodge, 2906 Old Largo Road, Upper Marlboro, MD 20772, on Friday May 18, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.