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Mary Catherine Paduda

 Mary Catherine Paduda, 88, of Upper Marlboro, Md., died January 19, 2024. Born January 9, 1936, in Washington, D.C., she was the daughter of Margaret Mack Paduda and Michael J. Paduda Sr.


Barbara Ann Proctor

Barbara Ann Proctor of Prince Georges County, Maryland passed away on January 13, 2024. Born in Washington, DC, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Elizabeth Theodora Joy. Barbara was a member of the Piscataway Conoy Tribe of Maryland and a devout member of Most Holy Rosary Catholic Church. Barbara was a skilled seamstress and found joy in crocheting.

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Laurence Murray Codori, Jr.

On November 3, 2023, Laurence M. Codori, Jr. departed this life peacefully following several years of declining health due to Parkinson's disease. His five daughters, their spouses, and his two grandsons are broken-hearted, but they feel some measure of solace knowing that he is no longer suffering and is now in the warm embrace of his late wife, Helen M. Codori (nee Bucci), who passed away suddenly in June 2022.


Malcolm ShaDee Butler

36 years old Born on October 1, 1986 in Maryland, United States passed away on August 4, 2023 in District Heights, Maryland, United States. Visitation on Monday August 28, 2023 at Most Holy Rosary Catholic Church 11700 Duley Station Road Upper Marlboro, Maryland 20772 from 10:00 a.m. until Mass of Christian Burial 11:00 a.m

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Mary Campeotto

August 29, 1925 - March 27, 2023

 Mary Antonelli Campeotto, 97, passed away on Monday February 27th 2023 at home in Silver Spring MD. Mary was born August 29th 1925 in Capital Heights MD.

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Mr. James L. “Jimmy” Gray, Sr.

October 4, 1945 – February 11, 2023

JAMES L. GRAY SR. of Brandywine, MD departed this life on Saturday, February 11, 2023. He was the beloved son of the late Lawrence Lowell Gray and Alberta (Lucille) Gray. He is survived by his wife Roberta, daughter Karen, sons James Jr. (Audra) and Mark (Christine) Gray; grandchildren Anthony "AJ" Whitehead (Santa), Spencer Ross, Jr., Ryan, Alesha, Olivia, and James Gray III, his great-granddaughters Brielle Gray and Ashley Whitehead, and brother Francis (Agatha) Gray.

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Marlene Yvonne Carhart

November 2, 1936 – January 20, 2023

Marlene Y. Carhart, of Cheltenham Maryland, passed away on January 20, 2023 at the age of 86. She was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, Joseph Carhart. Marlene was born on November 2, 1936 in Youngstown, Ohio, to the late Dominic and Dorathey Chianese . 


Howard Joseph Thompson

Howard Joseph Thompson died peacefully on December 12th, 2022 at 8:30 a.m. He was born on August 30, 1941 in Bel Alton, Maryland of the late Dorothy (Dyson) and the late Howard Thompson.

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Francis Xavier Zak

Francis was born July 2, 1945, in Mahopac, NY to the late Charles and Helen Zak. He worked as an electrical engineer in the Air Force, and served 20 years, retiring in 1988. He then worked in private industry for another 12 years, becoming the President and CEO of Adroit Systems, Inc. in Alexandria, Virginia.


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.

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Dorothy Proctor

Dorothy Isabella Proctor passed away peacefully on March 8, 2022 at home with her husband by her side. She was born in Bryantown, Maryland on March 28, 1937.


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.

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Francis E. Swann

Francis Elbert Swann born January 31,1936 in Bel Alton, MD

went home to the Lord on December 4, 2021

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Jeffrey Gouldman

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.

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Jocelyne Sampeur-Michaud

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 Smith

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. 


Mary O'Connor

Mary Christina O’Connor of upper Marlboro, MD departed this life Tuesday, February 16, 2021. Beloved wife of John O’Connor.


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.

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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.

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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.

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