Peacefully on Saturday, August 5, 2023 Rochelle Wynne Thorpe departed this earthly life in Temple Hills, MD. Family and friends will unite on Saturday, August 26, 2023 from 10:00am until time of service, 11:00am, at Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home 7 Industrial Park Drive, Waldorf, MD 20602. Interment will be held at Trinity Memorial Gardens in Waldorf, MD .
On Monday, February 27, 2023, Greta Newsome departed this earthly life and entered eternal rest.
Family and friends will unite on Saturday, March 11, 2023 at 10:00am until hour of service 11:00am at National Church of God, 6701 Bock Rd, Fort Washington, MD 20744.
Interment will follow the service at Heritage Memorial Cemetery in Waldorf, MD.
Peacefully on Saturday, March 4, 2023, Cynthia H. Madison departed this earthly life in Waldorf, MD. Family and friends will unite on Friday, March 17, 2023 from 10:00am until time of service, 11:00am, at Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home, 7 Industrial Park Drive, Waldorf, MD 20602. Interment will be private.
On Thursday, February 23, 2023, Johnie Nelson, of Forestville, MD, departed this earthly life.
Family and friends will gather for a memorial service on Friday, March 10th at Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home, 7 Industrial Park Drive, Waldorf, MD 20602. Visitation will begin at 2pm, service will follow at 3pm.
We are heartbroken to announce the death of our beloved husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather, Thurston A. Lewis Jr. (84), where he resided in Capitol Heights, MD. He peacefully transitioned on Sunday, February 26, 2023. Thurston was known as June Bug, Coach, and Pops (Daddy) to his grandchildren.
Some of his favorite pastimes were coaching youth football and bowling. He loved to compete in bowling leagues and in tournaments with family and friends. He rarely missed watching PBA bowling on a Sunday afternoon. He also had a love for custom cars, attending car shows, and restoring Volkswagens.
He leaves behind his loving wife Patricia J. Lewis of 60 years, two children: Zonia and Scottie (Zartilia), and grandchildren: Erica, Jamal, Tiara, and great-grandchildren: Zolea and DJ. Thurston was predeceased by his parents Thurston Sr. and Juanita, his step-father, John A. Turley (Mr. Gus), and brother, Bernard (Pauline). He is survived by his siblings: Patricia, Howard (Inge), Donald (Pamela), Carleton Turley (Anita), Robin Turley, and Michael Turley (Karen), along with a host of nieces, nephews and friends.
Thurston will be sadly missed and will always hold a place in our hearts. Family and friends are welcome to join us to celebrate Thurston A. Lewis’s farewell on Saturday, March 11, 2023, located at Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home; Address: 7 Industrial Park Drive, Waldorf, Maryland 20602.
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Librada Enriquez Penaranda, beloved mother and grandmother, passed away on February 25, 2023, at the age of 90. She peacefully left this world at her home in Waldorf, Maryland, surrounded by her family and loved ones.
Librada was born on July 20, 1932 to her parents Aquilina Palad and Graciano Enriquez. She grew up in the Philippines and later immigrated to the United States with her husband, Ernie Penaranda, in August 1987. Librada was a hardworking woman and found employment at Springfield Academy in North Springfield, Virginia. Her commitment to her job was highly regarded by all who knew her because she was a hard worker that dedicated many years.
Librada retired from Springfield Academy in 2000, so she could devote her time and energy to caring for her grandsons: Matthew Foreman, Nico Penaranda, Andrew Foreman, and Luke Foreman. She cherished every moment with them, and they were a significant source of happiness and pride for her.
In her free time, Librada often enjoyed spending time with family by watching the Washington Redskins and NASCAR, while on her own, would watch Filipino movies and teleseries on her iPad. To show her love and gratitude, she would frequently make sure everyone eats by cooking large meals for her family and friends.
Librada will be remembered for her kindness, her gentle spirit, her immense patience, and her unwavering love for her family. Librada’s legacy will live on through her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She will be deeply missed by her surviving family, which includes her children, Gani and Ana Rita Penaranda, Emma Evangelista, Dennis and Ann Marie Penaranda, Jo and Chuck Foreman; her grandchildren, Arlyn Penaranda, Michael and Tenten Evangelista, Cyrell Lester and Hannah Evangelista, Nico Penaranda, Matthew Foreman, Luke and Andrew Foreman, and great grandchildren, Golda, Zach, Mireya and Natania.
Funeral services will be held at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Waldorf, Maryland, on March 6, 2023 at 10:00 am. Friends and family are welcome to attend and pay their respects to this remarkable woman who touched so many lives.
On Saturday, February 25, Hazel Miranda Brown, of Accokeek, MD departed this earthly life. Family and friends will gather for a memorial service on March 6, 2023 at Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home, 7 Industrial Park Drive, Waldorf, MD 20602. Services to celebrate the life of Ms. Brown will be held from 11am until 1pm.
Cameron Michael Harvey, beloved son and talented artist, passed away suddenly on Friday, February 24, 2023, at the age of 29. Cameron was born on September 16, 1993. His loss is deeply felt by his family, friends, and all who knew him.
Cameron’s true passion was for video games. He was an avid gamer. He also had a passion for art that was evident from an early age. He was truly a gifted artist. He loved to draw. His unique style and attention to detail were a testament to his talent and dedication. Cameron also had a love for cuisine and cooking. He enjoyed exploring new flavors and experimenting with different recipes. His culinary creations were always delicious and served with a warm smile. He had a natural talent in the kitchen, and his passion for food was contagious.
But above all, Cameron will be remembered for his gentle nature and kind heart. He had a way of making everyone feel welcome and loved. His warm personality and infectious laughter brought joy to those around him. He will be deeply missed by all who had the pleasure of knowing him.
Cameron is survived by his parents, Gloria Harvey, Michael (Joanne) Harvey; sisters Amanda Respers, Diana (Jon) Allmond, and Kristine Rawls; nieces Daria Respers and Sharlene Rawls; and nephew Ezra Allmond. Also left to mourn are many, many cousins, Aunts, Uncles and friends. His family and friends will always cherish the memories they have of him and the impact he had on their lives.
A celebration of Cameron’s life will be held on March 11, 2023, at the Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home, 7 Industrial Park Drive, Waldorf, MD at 2:00 PM EST.
The Harvey family sincerely thank all of you for your love, support, encouraging words, gifts, cards, acts of kindness, and most of all your prayers.
James Frances Parker, 92, of Avenue, MD, transitioned from this life into eternal rest on Tuesday, February 21, 2023. Family and friends will unite on Friday, March 10, 2023 for visitation at 11 am until time of service at 12 noon at Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home, 7 Industrial Park Dr, Waldorf, MD.
In lieu of flowers, the Parker family asks that donations be made for funeral expenses, it should be made directly to Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home via certified check, cash, credit card or money order. No personal checks will be accepted.
On Saturday, February 18, Robert Jeffrey Barbour departed this earthly life in Silver Spring, MD.
Family and friends will gather for visitation on Monday, March 6th, from 6:00pm – 8:00pm at Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home, 7 Industrial Park Drive, Waldorf, MD 20602.
An additional visitation will be held on March 7th, at Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home, from 10:00am, until time of service 11:00am.
Interment will follow the service at Resurrection Cemetery in Clinton, MD.