Silver Spring Obituaries

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  • 1 hr ago | via 

    Three dead after SUV crashes into tree in Silver Spring

    Three people are dead after the vehicle in which they were riding went off the road and struck a tree in Silver Spring early Sunday morning. A 2003 Chevrolet Suburban was traveling east on East-West Highway near Washington Avenue at about 3:20 a.m. when it veered off the road, struck a tree and landed on its side, according to Montgomery County police.


  • Yesterday | via The Washington Post 

    When the mourning's over, what will we do to remembe...

    Marion Barry at the Radio One studios in Silver Spring, Md., on October 23rd. He visited the studios to promote his autobiography "Mayor for Life: The incredible story of Marion Barry, Jr." A month ago Sunday, I spent six hours with Marion Barry.


  • Yesterday | via The York Daily Record 

    Former Strand-Capitol leader dies at 77

    Clyde Lindsley, a former executive director of the Strand-Capitol Performing Arts Center who helped to bring big name artists such as Jay Leno and Bernadette Peters to York, died Nov. 11 in Olney, Md. "Clyde really gave us some inroads," said Delaine Toerper, who was on the board of Strand-Capitol during Lindsley's tenure.


  • Friday Nov 21 | via Washington Blade 

    Equality Maryland board chair dies at 43

    M. Scott Bowling, a longtime LGBT advocate and board chair of the political arm of Equality Maryland, Inc., died at the age of 43 in the Hospice of the Chesapeake in Annapolis on Nov. 19 after battling several life-limiting illnesses, including Crohn's Disease. Bowling created a blog, , to raise awareness of those who suffer from the disease and need small bowel transplants and chronicling the struggles they endure physically, mentally and financially.


  • Wednesday Nov 19 | via Minot Daily News 

    Donald Crowther

    He is survived by: his wife, Gloria Benson Crowther; his son, Doug, and son, Rick and daughter-in-law Therese; and his siblings Ruth Manning of Massachusetts, Arline Elcock of Connecticut and Rexford Crowther of New Hampshire. Funeral service will be celebrated: 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 25, at Montgomery Hills Baptist Church, 9727 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring.


  • Friday Nov 14 | via The Washington Evening Journal 

    Paul E. Swartzentruber

    Paul E. Swartzentruber, 82, of Kalona, died Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014, in Holy Cross Hospital in Silver Spring, Md. A celebration of life service will be at 10 a.m., Monday, Nov. 17, at Sunnyside Mennonite Church in Kalona with the Rev.


  • Thursday Nov 13 | via Cape Gazette 

    Gale Elizabeth Fitzpatrick, 68, of Silver Spring, Md...

    Gale Elizabeth Fitzpatrick, 68, of Silver Spring, Md., and Newark, passed away Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014, at Season's Hospice at Christiana Care Health in Newark. She was born Nov. 14, 1945, in Pottsville, Pa., to the late Joseph Michael and Helen Virginia Fitzpatrick.


  • Monday Nov 3 | via Martinsburg Journal 

    Henry C. Wagner

    He was preceded in death by his wife, Barbara Jean Wagner; a daughter, Marion Beal; and a son, Russell Wagner. He is survived by his daughters, Karon Anderson, of Silver Spring, Maryland and Mary Lynn Pinkston, of Takoma Park, Maryland; nine grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and three nieces.


  • Oct 24, 2014 | via 

    Fire Department Holds Blood Drive in Memory of Fathe...

    The Montgomery County Fire Department will hold its annual blood drive on Sunday, Nov. 2, in honor of two Silver Spring firefighters -- a father and son duo -- who passed away. Carlos Alfaro and Carlos Alfaro Jr .