Calvert County Times December 07, 2017 - Page 15

from Piedmont High School and re- ceived an associate’s degree in Early Childhood Education from Potomac State in Keyser, W.Va. Joan married Charles David “Bub” Biggs on June 30, 1953, in Piedmont, W.Va., after he was drafted into the Army. She worked for the C&P Telephone Com- pany while Bub served in Korea. Af- ter the war they settled in New Car- rollton, where Joan was a homemak- er and then a receptionist for the law firm Horowitz and Foran. She and Bub retired in 1996 to Westernport. Joan was predeceased by her par- ents; and brother, David Lambert of East Kingston, N.H. In addition to Bub, of Charlotte Hall; she is sur- vived by her sister, Christa Cheshire (Gary) of Westernport; her sisters- in-law, Barbara Lambert, East Kingston, N.H., Mary Biggs and Sarah Biggs of Cumberland, Verna Biggs, Severna Park, and Dorothy Biggs, Westernport; her children, Charles Biggs (Laura), Chesapeake Beach, Carol Shoemaker (Leland) Huntingtown, and Patricia Miller of Frederick. She also leaves behind four granddaughters, Kayleigh Shoe- maker, Nashville, Tenn., Emileigh Shoemaker, Huntingtown, Natalie Miller and Deanna Miller, Frederick; and many nieces and nephews. Memorial contributions my be Obituaries The Calvert County Times Thursday, December 7, 2017 made to Alzheimer’s Association, National Capital Area Chapter 3701 Pender Drive, Suite 400, Fairfax VA 22030; website: http://www.alz.org/ Funeral arrangements by Rausch Funeral Home. Jane Ward Leitch Jane Ward Leitch, 80, of Hun- tingtown passed away November 27, 2017 at The Hermitage at Solo- mons. She was born August 3, 1937 in Prince Frederick to John William, Jr. and Grace (Ward) Leitch. Jane was raised in Calvert County and graduated from Calvert High School in 1955. She then attended St. Mary’s College and graduated in 1957 with an Associate’s Degree. Jane was em- ployed with the Federal Government for 37 years, retiring from the Na- tional Institute of Health in 1993. She was an active member of the John Hanson Chapter of the DAR and a lifelong member of All Saints Par- ish, where she was an active member of the altar guild. Jane was an avid fan of the Washington Redskins and enjoyed bowling, gardening, feed- ing the birds and spending time with family. She was very loyal to Calvert County, the State of Maryland and her family farm. Jane is survived by her nieces Lori Prevost of Huntingtown, Mar- cia J. Leitch of Bethesda and Karen Katsiyiannis and husband Peter of Temecula, CA, nephew John Leitch of Owings, great nieces Mallory Reading, and Chrissy and Beverly Katsiyiannis, great nephew Tommy Katsiyiannis and great-great nephew Brady Reading. Memorial contributions may be made to All Saints Episcopal Church, P.O. Box 40, Sunderland MD 20689; Phone: 410-257-6306; website: http:// www.allsaints1692.org Funeral arrangements by Rausch Funeral Home. Frances Mary Francis Frances Mary Francis, 94, of Dunkirk and Ocean City passed away No- vember 25, 2017 at her home in Dunkirk. She was born June 14, 1923 in Kent, Ohio to Dominic and Loreta (Pace) Petrella. She worked as a drafts- man for over 15 years, and more re- Now’s the time to GET YOUR ROOF READY FOR WINTER! 15 cently was the chief greeter at The Hair Company. Frances attended St. Anthony’s Church in North Beach and she loved going to Ocean City and spending time with her family. Frances was preceded in death by her husband Augustus “Gus” Fran- cis. She is survived by a daughter Loretta M. Francis of Dunkirk and son Nick J. Francis and wife Kathy of West Palm Beach Gardens, FL. 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