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Rev. Lucius Ross Jr.
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The Rev. Lucius Ross Jr. died June 16, 2017. A service was held at Hughes Memorial UMC, with the Rev. Yvonne Mercer-Staten giving the homily.  Also participating were the Revs. Paul Johnson, Joan Jones and Gertie Williams. Lucius Ross Jr. was born Dec. 15, 1948 in Washington, D.C. to the...

Rev. Emmanuel M. Gitlin
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Rev. Emmanuel M. Gitlin, 94, of Hickory, North Carolina, died June 13, 2017. He was an extension minister who was part of the Baltimore Conference in the mid-1960s, then withdrew in 1968. He spent most of his ministerial career as a professor and missionary. He was reinstated to the conference...

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...