Rockville Obituaries

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  • Monday Apr 13 | via Cape Gazette 

    Donald C. Fookes, 81, of Millsboro, formerly of Dama...

    Mr. Fookes was born in Washington, D.C., May 31, 1933, son of the late Wilbur and Dorothy Fookes. "Donnie" was the owner and operator of the H&H Dri-Vin Cleaners in Rockville, Md., until his retirement in 1990.


  • Thursday Apr 9 | via Cape Gazette 

    William W. Hemphill II, community volunteer

    William Wesley Hemphill II, 52, of Millsboro, passed away Tuesday, April 7, 2015, at Christiana Hospital. Born in Rockville, Md., Dec. 5,1962, he was the son of the late William and Ellen Hemphill.


  • Thursday Apr 2 | via Martinsburg Journal 

    Besse L. Drake

    Besse L. Drake, a lifelong resident of Falling Waters , passed away peacefully on March 31, 2015 at a nursing home in Warrenton, Virginia. She was 100 years old.


  • Tuesday Mar 31 | via The Day 

    Maryland officer dedicates bicycle ride to late Grot...

    For more than 10 years Rockville, Md., Police Corporal John Pfaehler was struggling, feeling uneasy, unable to sleep, but he wasn't sure what was wrong with him. His wife had pleaded with him to seek help, but he didn't.


  • Saturday Mar 28 | via The Washington Post 

    Lew Newmyer, founder of Armand's Chicago Pizzeria, d...

    Lew Newmyer, a Washington restaurateur and entrepreneur who founded and brought Armand's Chicago Pizzeria to more than a dozen locations in the capital area, died March 16 at a rehabilitation facility in Rockville, Md. He was 92. Mr. Newmyer was also an amateur magician, cabinet maker, yo-yo champion, liquor salesman and the proprietor of Armand's subway sandwich shops, a predecessor to the pizzeria chain.


  • Mar 25, 2015 | via Martinsburg Journal 

    Kathleen E. Wright

    Born Feb. 22, 1961, in Bethesda, Maryland, she was the daughter of Jeanne Marie Pritchard Glennie, of Hedgesville and the late William Sinclair Glennie. In addition to her mother, she is survived by her husband of 30 years, Richard Wayne Wright; two brothers, Michael Glennie, of Corral Springs, Florida and William P. Glennie, of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina; one sister, Mary Batkin, of Rockville, Maryland; two stepchildren; three step-grandchildren; three step-great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.