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Rev. Leslie Gordon Metcalf
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The Rev. Leslie Gordon Metcalf, 80, died June 10, 2017, at Gilchrest Hospice Care in Towson. A private graveside service was held June 19. Leslie Metcalf was the youngest of nine children born to William and Norma (nee Bruce) Metcalf July 18, 1936. He grew up in Baltimore City...

Matilda Tavenner
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Matilda Tavenner, 84, the wife of the Rev. Julian A. Tavenner, a retired Elder, died May 24, 2017, at the Quincy Nursing Home in Quincy, Pa., after a short illness. A graveside service was held June 4 at the Blue Ridge Cemetery in Thurmont. Matilda Lee Tavenner was born June 11, 1932, in...

Patricia Ann Mason
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Patricia Ann Mason, 84, the surviving spouse of the late Rev. Donald Mason, died May 22, 2017. A funeral service was held May 26 at the Donald G. Ford Funeral Home in Grafton, W. Va. with the Rev. Junius Lewis officiating. Patricia Ann Delaney was born Sept. 23, 1932, and graduated from Grafton...

Molly Pitcher Nash
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Molly Pitcher Nash, 72, the wife of the late Rev. Howard O. Nash, died in Peoria, Illinois, March 18, 2017. A memorial service was held at St. John's UMC in Baltimore City April 23. Clergy who planned and officiated were Judy Birch, Nancy Webb, Frank Trotter, and Linda Coveleskie. Molly Pitcher...

Rev. Robert Eugene Moales
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The Rev. Robert Eugene Moales, 86, a retired Elder, died Feb. 24, 2017. The Rev. Patrick Ricker officiated at the funeral service March 1 at John Wesley UMC in Hagerstown. Robert Eugene Moales was born Sept. 21, 1930, in Charleston, W. Va., the son of the late Homer B. Moales and Eula M...

Rev. Russell Burdette McClatchey
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Rev. Russell Burdette McClatchey, 78, a retired Elder, died Feb. 10, 2017.Funeral services were held Feb. 18 at Hedgesville UMC in West Virginia, with the Rev. Dennis Jackman officiating. Russell Burdette McClatchey was born Nov. 20, 1939, one of seven children born to the late Christy and Mary...

Rev. Guy H. Johnson
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Rev. Guy H. Johnson, 83, a retired pastor, died Feb. 14, 2017. A viewing was held at Goshen UMC in Gaithersburg Feb. 23, and a funeral was held Feb. 25 at First UMC in Hyattsville. The Rev. Yvonne Wallace-Penn officiated and the Rev. Shawn Wilson preached the eulogy. Also participating were...

Pastor Richard Lee “Rick” Duncan
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Pastor Richard Lee “Rick” Duncan, 68, was serving Melville Chapel UMC in Elkridge at the time of his death Feb. 13, 2017. A funeral service was held Feb. 18 at the funeral home and a Celebration of Life service was held Feb. 25, at Melville Chapel UMC. Richard Lee Duncan was born...

Frances Deane Thomas McDonald
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Frances Deane Thomas McDonald, 88, wife of the late Rev. Ramon E. McDonald Sr., an Elder in the BWC, died Feb. 5, 2017. A funeral service was held Feb. 9 at Mt. Zion UMC in Lothian. Frances Deane Thomas was born April 25, 1928, in Moorefield, W. Va., to the late John and Elizabeth Thomas. She...