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Harry Campbell Kiely - June 11, 2016

June 11, 2016

The Rev. Harry Campbell Kiely, 80, a retired Elder in the Baltimore-Washington Conference, died June 11, 2016. A memorial service was held July 9, at Riderwood, the retirement home where he lived in Silver Spring.  He was born Jan. 23...

Ronald R. Winterberg - June 10, 2016

June 10, 2016

The Rev. Ronald R. Winterberg, an Associate Member who served in the Baltimore-Washington Conference from 1965 to 1989, died June 10, 2016. The Rev. Ken Hughes officiated at a celebration of his life Aug. 13, in the Guild Chapel at Asbury...

Rev. John Storer Park

June 7, 2016

The Rev. John Storer Park, a retired Elder, died June 7, 2016, three days after his 83rd birthday. The Rev. Matthew Paugh officiated at his funeral June 11 at St. Paul’s UMC in Oakland. John “Jack” Storer Park was born June 4...

Roland "Bud" Brown - June 7, 2016

June 7, 2016

The Rev. Roland "Bud" Brown III, 68, a retired Elder, died June 7,2016, after a battle with pancreatic cancer. His funeral service was held June 13 at St. Paul's UMC in Sykesville with the Revs. Terri Rae Chattin, Douglas Tzan and Vivian McCarthy...

Larocca Jones - June 4, 2016

June 4, 2016

Larocca “Rocky” Jones, 85, wife of the Rev. Kenneth Jones, died peacefully June 4, 2016. She had dementia the last few months. A Memorial Service was held June 30, at Faith UMC in Rockville with the Rev. Kathryn Woodrow...

Belle W. Sunderland – March 27, 2016

March 27, 2016

Belle W. Sunderland, 100, the wife of the late Rev. Thomas W. Sunderland died in her sleep Easter Sunday, March 27, 2016, in Las Vegas, Nev., where she had lived the past 25 years, near her youngest son. A memorial service was held at Camp Chapel...

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