"Ed" Patch (2/2/1928 - 4/5/2011)
Edgar Mansfield Patch Jr., "Ed", 83, a resident of
Odenton for 43 years, died April 5 at University of Maryland Hospital of
congestive heart failure.
Mr. Patch was born Feb. 2, 1928, in Wayzata, MN, and was a
retired Major in the U.S. Army Signal Corps, where he received the Korean
Service Medal, the Bronze Star and the National Defense Service Medal. He
was employed as a manager of central records in Anne Arundel County before
his retirement. A member of the American Legion and the VFW Post 8097 in
Jessup, he was an avid reader and enjoyed golfing.
Mr. Patch is survived by his wife, Gertrude Patch; three
children, CWO4 Edgar M. Patch III, USMC (Ret.) of San Antonio, TX, CWO3
Michael D. Patch, Coast Guard, and Patty Patch of Odenton; and two
Visitation will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. on
Saturday, April 9 at
Hardesty Funeral Home, 851 Annapolis Road, Gambrills. A graveside
service with full military honors will be held at a later date in Arlington
National Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung
Association, 1301 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Ste. 800, Washington, DC 20004 or
at http://www.lungusa.org or to
the American Heart Association , P.O. Box 5216, Glen Allen, VA 23058 or at
Henry C. "Hank" Bowden
(4/30/1919 - 11/27/2007)
Henry Cleveland "Hank" Bowden, age 88, Retired Army
Colonel, of Odenton for 40 years, died of natural causes November 27 at
Crofton Convalescent Center after an illness lasting one year.
Mr. Bowden was born April 30, 1919, in Raleigh, N.C. He attended
Duke University and graduated from the University of Maryland in 1965 with a
bachelor's degree in history.
Col. Bowden served in the Army in World War II as a platoon and
company commander, participating in the Battle of the Bulge with the 94th
infantry. He also served in Vietnam, and earned numerous medals including
the purple heart and a bronze star with three oak leaf clusters.
After graduating from the Armored School, the Calvary School, the
Command General Staff College and the Strategic Intelligence School and
after serving for 33 years, Col. Bowden retired in 1972 at Fort George G.
Mr. Bowden worked as the Eisenhower Golf Course manager after
his retirement from the military.
A member of the Fort Meade Golf course for 30 years, he enjoyed golfing, and
was an amateur golf champion in North Carolina. He also enjoyed watching
both Duke and Maryland basketball.
Mr. Bowden was preceded in death by his wife of over 50 years,
Miriam Boone Bowden; and one son, Henry C. Bowden III.
Survivors include one son, Peter L. Bowden of Gambrills; one
sister, Milly Alford of Top Sail Beach, N.C.; and three grandchildren.
There will be a viewing on December 4th, 2007,
2:00-4:00 PM and 7:00-9:00 PM at
Hardesty Funeral Home, 851 Annapolis Rd., Gambrills, Md. The burial
ceremony will be held on Thursday, January 17th, 2008 at 9:00 AM at
Russell D. Morehead
(10/17/1922 - 8/20/2007)
Russell D. Morehead, age 84, of Lakewood Ranch, Fl., passed away on
August 20, 2007. Russell Dale Morehead, son of Russell and
Ann Morehead, was born in Richmond, Indiana. He was a Navy veteran of World
War II, and a cryptanalyst for the federal government for 34 years. He
retired in 1978 and moved to Sarasota, Fl., with his new bride in October
1981 and moved to Lakewood Ranch in 1997.
He is survived by his wife of 25 years, Frances Gatton Morehead;
three children, Linda, Douglas and David Morehead; two grandsons, Joshua and
Gregory; and a step-daughter, Karen Bacorn, and her daughter, Nicole.
He was an avid sports fan and crossword and sudoku player. The burial
ceremony will be held on Friday, September 28th, at 10:00 am at
National Cemetery. The
Cremation Society is in charge. Memorial donations may be made to
Tidewell Hospice &
Palliative Care, 2504 34th Ave. W., Bradenton, Fl., 34205.
Frederick J. Munker
(6/18/1917 - 5/23/2006)
Frederick J. (Fred) Munker, age 88, of Odenton, MD, was born in New
York on June 18, 1917, and passed away on May 23, 2006 in Odenton, MD.
Viewing was held on 1 June, 2006 at
Hardesty Funeral Home,
Gambrills, MD. Services were held on 2 June, 2006 at
St. Joseph's Catholic Church, 1283 Odenton Road, Odenton, MD. The burial
ceremony will be held on Thursday, July 20, at 1:00 pm at
National Cemetery. More personal information will be added as it is
Lewis E. (Lew) Hipp, Jr.
(1/10/1922 - 9/27/2005)
E. (Lew) Hipp, Jr., age 83, of Ocala, Fla., and formerly
of Severn, Md., died of natural causes September 27, 2005, in Ocala after
a 6-year illness. He was born January 10th, 1922, in Saluda, N.C. He lived
in Severn for 52 years and moved to Ocala four years ago. Mr. Hipp was
retired from the National Security Agency. He served in the Navy during
World War II.
Mr. Hipp was a member of the
Masons, Shriners, and the Fort George G. Meade Golf Club. He made 5
holes-in-one. He enjoyed woodworking and making and repairing golf clubs.
Survivors include his wife,
Hertha E.C. Hipp, whom he married June 28th, 1947; two daughters, Linda
Lou Bell of Cape May N.J. and Hertha Gunther of Pasadena; three
grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Arrangements were by Cunningham
Robert Lee (Bob) Johnson (10/7/1941 - 9/15/2005)
Robert Lee (Bob) Johnson, age 63, died
Thursday, Sept. 15, 2005 at Conway Medical Center following a
long illness. Mr. Johnson was born Oct. 7, 1941 in Hurricane, W.Va., a
son of Ernie O. Eastman and the late Albert Lee Johnson. He was
an electrical engineer for the Department of Defense before retiring to Myrtle Beach.
Surviving in addition
to his mother of Myrtle Beach are his wife, Nery C. Johnson of
Myrtle Beach; a son, Ronald Johnson of Md.; a brother, Arnold Johnson of
New York; two sisters, Catherine Keenen of Fla. and Donna Dejesus of
Myrtle Beach; a sister-in-law, Rosario Malkoo of San Francisco; and four
grandchildren. Mr. Johnson was predeceased by two sons, Robert Johnson Jr.
and Scott Johnson.
Funeral services will
be held 11 a.m. Saturday (9/17/2005) at Conway Funeral Services Chapel. A
viewing will begin one hour prior to services from 10 to 11 a.m. You may
sign online at http://www.conwayfuneralsvc.com
or at http://www.MyrtleBeachOnline.com.
In lieu of flowers
the family requests memorials be made to the American Cancer Society, 950 48th Ave. No., Myrtle Beach SC 29577.
Charles G. (Chuck) Norman (10/24/1930 -
Charles G. (Chuck) Norman, age 74, master
sergeant DOD retired, of Carterville, Ill.,
passed away at 10:00 AM, Tuesday, February
22, 2005 at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale.
Funeral services will be held at 1:30 PM, Saturday, February 26, 2005 at
the Blue Funeral Home in Marion with Reverend Al Williams officiating.
Visitation will be held from 11:00 AM to 1:30 PM, Saturday, February 26,
2005 at the funeral home. Burial will be at Rose Hill Cemetery, Marion.
Military rites will be held at the cemetery by VFW Post 1301 and American
Legion Post 147.
Memorials may be made to the American Lung Association,
envelopes are available at the funeral home or may be sent c/o Blue
Funeral Home, PO Box 411, Marion, IL 62959.
Charles was born on October 24, 1930 to Lawrence C. and Flossie (Smith)
Norman in West Frankfort, Illinois. He married the love of his life,
Colette Roberts, 53 years ago on September 14, 1951.
Survivors include his devoted wife Collette; five children and their
spouses, Allan and Mauri Norman of Marion, Charlie and Susan Norman of
Carterville, Barry and Lynn Norman of Glen Burnie, MD, Diane and Johnny
Vaughan of Columbia MD, and Doug and Dora Norman of Catonsville, MD;
thirteen grandchildren and three great grandchildren. He was preceded in
death by his parents and one sister, Normalene Brush.
decorated veteran of the Korean and Vietnam Wars, Charles served his
country for 27 years with the Army Security Agency. After Army retirement
he continued to serve as a computer scientist with the National Security
accomplished golfer, Charles returned to Southern Illinois in 1986 and was
a member of the American Legion, VFW, Eagles and AmVets in Marion.
Charles will be greatly missed by his family and many friends.
view this obituary and sign the register book, please visit the funeral
home website at
Arthur Arlington (Ollie) Leith (3/27/1921 - 11/10/2003)
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Arthur Arlington (Ollie) Leith, age
82, of Laurel, MD,
died of cancer on November 10, 2003. Ollie was born in Washington, DC, on
March 27th, 1921. His parents were Arthur W. and Hattye E. Leith. There
were seven children in the family, six boys and one girl. Ollie served in
the US Navy during WWII. Ollie and Alberta met in Memphis, TN, and on May
14th, 1945, they became engaged. On November 19th, 2003, they would have
celebrated 57 years of marriage. Ollie and Al have two children, Pat and
Bill. Both are married and have given Ollie and Al five grandchildren and
one great grandchild.
transfer brought the family from Alexandria, VA, to Laurel, MD. Ollie
retired from NSA and opened his own golf club repair business. The family
joined the First Baptist Church (FBC) of Laurel shortly after their arrival in Laurel and Ollie, Pat, and Bill
were baptized by Pastor Franklin Perry.
many "Hats" during his years of service at FBC. He was Chairman of the
Building Committee that built the parsonage for Pastor Perry. He served on
the Finance Committee, Recreation Committee, and was Head Usher until 13
months ago when illness struck and forced him to retire. He was often seen
behind a spotlight during productions the church performed. His handyman
skills were often used to repair broken things around the church. During
his years at FBC, he grew spiritually and found comfort in reading the
entire Bible from cover to cover.
Ollie was an avid golfer, hunter
Ollie was buried at Meadow Ridge
Cemetery on Rt. 1 North of Laurel. Pastor Perry and Pastor James Rye,
brother of Alberta, officiated over the graveside service. A Military
Honor Guard conducted the military honors and presented the flag to
Alberta. A reception followed in the fellowship hall at the FBC.
leaves a legacy of love that bonds our family together on the promise that
God will never leave us, nor will He give us burdens beyond our ability to
bear. He carried his burden of cancer with dignity until he took his last
John Anthony Yuravich (8/15/1921 - 4/1/2002)
John Anthony Yuravich,
80, of Odenton, MD,
died from complications of a stroke April 1, 2002, at Kris-Leigh
Assisted Living in Odenton after a brief illness.
Funeral services will be held at 9 a.m. April 8th at St.
Joseph Catholic Church, 1283 Odenton Road, Odenton.
Master Sgt. Yuravich
was born August 15, 1921, in West Pittston, PA, and lived in Odenton since
1964. He served in the Army for more than 20 years. Master Sgt. Yuravich
retired in 1964 and then worked on Fort George G. Meade as a civilian
He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church and the Fort Meade
Golf Course. He enjoyed golf. His wife, Marie Ann Yuravich, died in 1995.
Survivors include one brother, Joseph Yuravich of West Pittston; and one
sister, Helen Butt of Summit, NJ. Interment will be in Arlington National
Cemetery at 10 a.m. on April 23, 2002. Memorial contributions may
be made to the American Cancer Society,
1041 Route 3
Gambrills, MD. 21054.
John Yuravich played with the Gruesome from the very early 1960s until
1980. He tried valiantly to rehabilitate himself and his game following
his stroke in 1980, but his golfing days effectively ended then.
Nevertheless, he remained a loyal member of the Gruesome and a fixture at
the Courses at Fort Meade. He could be found most days on the putting
green where he always welcomed and never wanted for a friendly competition
with his Gruesome friends for a dollar or two over 9-hole putting
matches. He stood his own despite the fact that he had little use of one
arm. On Saturdays, John served as a volunteer marshal although on some
days it’s fair to say he was more interested in following the play of his
fellow Gruesome members than he was in giving attention to other golfers.
A special Gruesome event that became the forerunner of the Gruesome Classics
was held in 1996 to honor John and his long and faithful association with
the Gruesome. John wasn’t able to play, of course, but he participated as
the designated putter for one member of each team that played that day at
#10 Parks Course. He often remarked how enjoyable it was to be a “playing”
member of the Gruesome that day.
In addition to the traditional
plaque presented to Gruesome members, John received a personalized
jacket. He rarely wore it; symbolically the jacket took its place as a
treasure of his Gruesome friendships and association.
Gruesome Jacket presented to John Yuravich
after his retirement from active Gruesome play
Rest in peace, John.
Cline (7/31/1921 - 6/29/2001)
age 79, of Pasadena, MD, died June
29 of cardiac arrest. Mr. Cline was born July 31, 1921, in Richmond, Mo. He
graduated high school in Missouri before joining the Navy.
Mr. Cline was a
veteran of World War II and traveled extensively before settling in
Pasadena. He worked for and retired from the National Security
Agency. After retirement, he worked as manager of the Fleet Reserve
Club in Annapolis. He was an Eagle Scout and had also worked as an
Mr. Cline is preceded in death by his wife, Ida
Carolina. He is survived by one son, Gary E. Cline of Ridgely, and
two grandchildren. Visitation will be held Monday, 7/2, from 2 to 4
and 7 to 9 p.m. at Barranco and Sons, 495 Ritchie Highway, Severna Park. A
chapel service followed by interment will be held 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, 7/3,
at Maryland Veterans Cemetery, 1080 Sunrise Beach Road in Crownsville. In
lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the Arthritis Foundation, 714 Baltimore-Annapolis Boulevard,
Park, MD. 21146.
(Ed) Lundgren (4/27/1928 - 2/22/2001)
(Ed) Lundgren, Jr., age 72, of McLean, VA,
died of cancer February 22, 2001, at Arlington Hospital.
He served four years in the U.S. Navy and 40 years at the National
Security Agency. He is survived by his wife, Bernita Lundgren. Also
surviving are four children, Edward III, Diane Mizell, Barbara Lopez,
and Robert; seven grandchildren; one sister, Marge Burt; three nieces
and one nephew.
Mass of Christian Burial, Friday, March 23, 2:45
at Fort Myer Old Post Chapel, followed by burial in Arlington National
Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to either of
6565 Arlington Boulevard
Falls Church, VA. 22042
124 Park Street SE
Vienna, VA. 22180
(Chuck) Bainbridge (4/16/1937 - 11/18/1998)
Charles D. (Chuck) Bainbridge, age 61, of Crownsville, MD, died
Nov. 18 at Anne Arundel Medical Center after a lengthy illness with cancer. Born in Erie, Pa., Mr. Bainbridge served in the
Marine Corps from 1955 to 1969. After the service, he was employed as a
manager for Goodyear Tire in Forestville and retired in 1988.He was a member of Baldwin Memorial United
Methodist Church in Millersville. An avid golfer, he was the Fort Meade Golf Club
champion in 1967 and 1992, and was a member of the Gruesome Golf Group.
Survivors include his wife, Patricia J. Bainbridge;
a son, Charles D. Bainbridge Jr. of Kansas; two daughters, Cheryl Lynn
Bainbridge of Millersville and Stephanie Ann Pasden of Crownsville; four
brothers, Bill and Bob Bainbridge, both Erie, Pa., Jim Bainbridge of
Ocala, Fla., and Ted Bainbridge of Little York, N.Y.; a sister, Pat
Bainbridge of Ocala, Fla.; and four grandchildren. Funeral services will
be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Baldwin Memorial United Methodist Church, 921
Generals Highway in Millersville, with burial to follow in the church
cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society,
1041 Route 3
Gambrills, MD. 21054.