Helen Marie Codori
Helen Marie Bucci was born at the Old Providence Hospital in Washington, D.C. on March 5, 1934, the second child and only daughter of Edward Joseph Bucci, Sr, and his wife, Cecilia Nancy Presutti. Although both of her parents were born in Washington, D.C., all of her grandparents and most of her aunts and uncles were born in Sulmona, L’Aquila, Abruzzo, Italy before the family emigrated in March 1902 and settled in the D.C. area where farmland was still available.
Col. Donald Herman Retzlaff, USA(Ret.)
Don was born on March 29, 1934 in Casco, WI to Clifford and Myrtle (Englebert) Retzlaff. He received his biology degree from St. Norbert’s College in Green Bay in 1956, and he was commissioned into the US Army Medical Service Corps upon graduation. He entered active duty in the Medical Service Corp and attended the US Army Aviation School. On August 24, 1955, he married Lorraine Marie Jacobs. They raised three sons, Kelly, Scott and Steve, and one daughter, Janine.
Reverend James Isidore Dixon
(Former Pastor of Most Holy Rosary Parish)
Reverend James Isidore Dixon passed away on December 30, 2021 at Sagepoint Senior Living in La Plata, Maryland. He was 90 years old. Father Dixon was born on July 7, 1931 in Washington, D.C. He was ordained on April 5, 1964 in Rome, Italy.
Ives G. Morony
Ives G. Morony of Upper Marlboro, MD returned to the Lord on December 31, 2021. Ives was born October 4, 1931, in Morgantown WV, son of the late Caterina Gobbi-Frattini and Aldo Vincent Morony.
Jeffrey Gouldman, 63, of Brandywine, MD passed away peacefully while surrounded by his family on Friday, December 3, 2021. Born on March 20, 1958 in Washington, D.C. Jeff is survived by his wife, Pam Gouldman, his children Philip Gouldman, Casey Gunther and her husband Shane Gunther, and Steven Gouldman, and his brother, James Gouldman.
Magusta Elizabeth Isom
Beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother of Upper Marlboro, MD passed unexpectedly on November 11, 2021 at the age of 84. Liz is survived by her husband; Robert Isom, Sr. sons; Robert Isom, Jr., (Eve), David Isom (Sondra), Randy Jackson, and Daughter in Law; Cathy Isom.
Christine Marie Morrison
Christine Marie Morrison, age 70, of Cheltenham, MD passed away on June 13, 2021. She was born on June 21, 1950, to the late Morgan Joseph Trexler and Dorothy Gertrude [Tippett] Trexler. In spite of being born in Washington, DC; she lived in Prince George's County for the rest of her life.
On Tuesday June 1, 2021, Jocelyne Sampeur-Michaud was called home to be with our Lord and savior Jesus Christ. Jocelyne was born on March 23rd, 1948, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. She had three siblings, Bernadette, Suzette, and Jacques. She was the youngest among the four children to Hosanna Etienne and Max Sampeur.
Andy was very active in the Church. He was a Grand Knight and a Eucharistic Minister at St. Mary’s and both a Eucharistic Minister and an usher at the Shrine. Andy loved God and his family meant the world to him.
Josephine Mary [Wanyo] Gryskewicz
Mrs. Josephine Mary [Wanyo] Gryskewicz quietly left her devoted husband, Chet Gryskewicz, of 69 years on Saturday May 15,2021.
At 93 we say goodbye with sorrowful hearts and delightful memories.
Janice E. Wells
Janice Eloise Wells of Upper Marlboro, MD, passed away on Wednesday, November 25, 2020, at the age of 88. Janice was preceded in death by her parents Flora Pearl Chaney and Thomas Earl McDaniel.
Joseph M. Carhart
Joseph M. Carhart, of Cheltenham Maryland, passed away on July 28, 2020 at the age of 92. He was known as Mac to family and friends and as Joe to his colleagues. Mac was beset with a number of health issues as he aged, but he was blessed with a peaceful death at home, in his sleep.
Walter J. Misiorek, Jr.
Walter J. Misiorek Jr. (Wally) died at his home in Cheltenham, MD on September 15, 2020. He was born on 2/14/1941 in New Haven, CT to Walter Misiorek Sr. and Vera Misiorek.
Mark C. Misiorek
Mark was born on February 14, 1974 in Washington DC to Walter and Mary Misiorek. He grew up in Cheltenham MD, the youngest of three boys. The house was full of love, laughter and antics, and quickly became the gathering place for the entire neighborhood. Mark passed away on July 27, 2020.