November 20, 2007
Charles Gillis "Max" Maxwell, a retired Western Electric Corp. machine operator, died of a stroke Friday at a Hanover, Va., hospital. The former Dundalk resident was 62. Mr. Maxwell was born and raised in Baltimore and graduated from Our Lady of Lourdes Parochial School. He served with a Marine Corps infantry unit in Vietnam from 1963 to 1967. He attained the rank of corporal, and his decorations included the Marine Corps Rifle Sharpshooters Badge. After being discharged from the Marine Corps, he joined Western Electric's Point Breeze plant, where he worked as a quality-control inspector until transferring to the Hanover, Va., plant in 1983.
September 11, 2007
Mary Elizabeth "Betty" Emmart, 78, Mechanicsville, MD died September 8, 2007 in Leonardtown, MD. Born November 30, 1928 in Baltimore, MD she was the daughter of the late Raymond and Catherine "Haas" Golderman. She was preceded in death by her siblings Louis and Edna Golderman. She was a graduate of Notre Dame High School, Class of 1946. A Graveside service will be held on Wednesday, September 12, 2007 at 11:00 AM at Most Holy Redeemer Cemetery, Baltimore, MD. Contributions may be made to: Mechanicsville Volunteer Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 15, Mechanicsville, MD 20609 and/or the Alzheimer's Association, P.O. Box 1889, La Plata, MD 20646.
June 17, 2007
Fourth-graders at Gamber's Mechanicsville Elementary are the first group in the Carroll County school system to report a 100 percent pass rate on the reading and math tests of the Maryland School Assessment, according to results released from the State Department of Education. "Obviously, we're very, very proud of the staff and students," said the school's principal, Robin Townsend. "If one grade can do it, our hope is third and fifth can, also." Test scores rose at schools throughout the county, with slight decreases only in fifth-grade reading and third-grade math.
June 25, 2006
Memorial services for Heathe N. Craig, an Army staff sergeant who was killed in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan on Wednesday, will be held tomorrow in Pennsylvania, his grandfather said. Craig, 28, was trying to rescue Pfc. Brian J. Bradbury from enemy fire when a mechanical failure caused his helicopter to crash, according to the Department of Defense. Bradbury, 22, of St. Joseph, Mo., also died. Although military records list Craig's address as Severn, he did not reside there, said his grandfather Daniel Sloan of Mechanicsville, Va. The address belonged to an uncle who no longer lives in Maryland.
May 5, 2005
FRANCIS CLEMENS "Dutch" BRAHLER, 98, of Mechanicsville, MD died May 3, 2005 at his residence. Born July 16, 1906 in Washington, DC. Mr. Brahler is survived by his children, Joan Turner and Ann Brahler of Mechanicsville, MD and Cathy Adolf of Baltimore, MD. The family will receive friends in the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home, Leonardtown, MD on May 5, 2005 from 5 to 8 PM. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on May 6, 2005 in St. Francis De...
February 21, 2004
On February 20, 2004, of Mechanicsville, MD, LAWRENCE DAWSON JARBOE beloved husband of the late Lois B. Jarboe, loving father of Laura E. Drury, Mary J. Conaghan, David D., George S., William Richard and Joseph P. Jarboe, brother of Barbara Mc Donagh, Joseph M. Jarboe the late Ella M. Bowling and Paul Jarboe. Also survived by 18 grandchildren and one great-grandchildren. Friends receive on Sunday, February 22, from 1 to 4 P. M with Prayers at 3 P. M at the Brinsfield Echols Funeral Home, 30195 Three Notch Road, Charlotte Hall, MD. Mass of Christian Burial 10 A.M, Monday, February 23, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Mechanicsville, MD. Interment Queen of Peace Cemetery, Mechanicsville, MD. Contributions may be made to Hospice of St. Mary's, POB 625, Leonardtown, MD, 20650 or OPIS Center at St. Mary's Hospital, POB 572, Leonardtown, MD and ACTS (A community that shares)