Calvert County Times October 05, 2017 - Page 14

14 Obituaries The Calvert County Times In Remembrance Barbara “Bobbie” Isabelle Morris Barbara “Bobbie” Isabelle Mor- ris, 70, of Owings, MD passed away September 29, 2017 at her home sur- rounded by family. She was born No- vember 15, 1946 in Cheverly, Mary- land to John M. and Ruby P. (Walton) Boteler. Barbara married William Wayne Morris on January 14, 1967 and they made their home in Owings. Barbara worked for the Fed- eral Government from 1964 un- til retiring February 3, 2005. She enjoyed reading, watching movies, going to car shows with her husband and spending quality time with her grand- children and great granddaughter, son Todd and daughter-in-law Sue Ann. Bobbie is survived by her husband Wayne and son Todd Morris and his wife Sue Ann Orsini of Oakton, VA; sisters Marsha and her husband John “Jackie” Bowles of Huntingtown, MD; Dotty Ward and her companion Buddy Bohlayer of Owings, MD, eight grand- children, Brittany, Courtney, Holly, Cassidy, Ashley, Cody and Carley Aley and Linsey and her husband Alex Baker, one great granddaughter, Kaelynn Higgs and numerous nieces and nephews. Barbara was predeceased by daughter Shelly Lynn Aley and a sister Betty Hagy. Visitation will be Thursday, October 5, 2017, 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. at Rausch Funeral Home – Owings, 8325 Mount Harmony Lane, Owings MD 20736. The Calvert County Times runs complimentary obituaries as submitted by funeral homes and readers. We run them in the order we receive them. Any submissions that come to after noon on Mondays may run in the following week’s edition. Life Celebrati0b service will be Fri- day, October 6 at 10:30 a.m. at First Lu- theran Church of Calvert County, 6300 Southern Maryland Boulevard, Hun- tingtown MD 20639. Interment will be at Southern Memorial Gardens, 10155 Ward Road, Dunkirk MD 20754. Memorial contributions may be made to Calvert Hospice, P.O. Box 838, 238 Merrimac Court Prince Frederick MD 20678; Phone: 410-535-0892; website: http://calvertho- or American Cancer Society, 7500 Greenway Center Drive Suite 300, Greenbelt MD 20770; Phone: 301-982- 2161; website: John Alphonse Waak Now Offering... R AUSCH C REMATORY P.A. Calvert County’s ONLY On-site Crematory Where Heritage and Life are celebrated . Serving Calvert, Anne Arundel, St. Mary’s, and Prince George’s Counties Lusby Owings Port Republic 20 American Ln. 8325 Mount Harmony Ln. 4405 Broomes Island Rd. 410-326-9400 410-257-6181 410-586-0520 Publisher Associate Publisher General Manager Al Dailey Advertising Jen Stotler Thomas McKay Eric McKay John Alphonse Waak, 83, of Chesapeake Beach, MD passed away on September 29, 2017. John was born on November 5, 1933 in Danville, PA, to Anthony and Mary Brennan Waak and was raised in Ma- hanoy City, PA. He graduated from Mahanoy City High School in 1952. He went on to Georgetown University where he earned his BS in Astronomy in 1956. He later earned both his MS and PhD in Radio Astronomy from residents of Calvert County. The Calvert County Times will be available on newsstands every Thursday. The paper is published by Southern Maryland Publishing Company, which is responsible for the form, content, and policies of the newspaper. The Calvert County Times does not espouse any political belief or endorse any product or service in its news coverage. To be considered for publication, articles and letters to the editor submitted must include Editor Dick Myers ered by 4 p.m. on the Monday prior to our Thursday publication to ensure placement Interns Zach Hill Georgetown. He married Patricia Exner on November 17, 1962, at St. Ann’s Catholic Church in Washington, DC. Dr. Waak worked as an Astronomer for the Naval Research Laboratory where he published numerous scientifi c pa- pers, retiring in 1993 after 34 years of service. He was a dedicated volunteer with the Bowie Boys and Girls Club where he served as a basketball coach, baseball coach, and 20 years as the membership chairman where he applied his computer skills in the early personal computer era. John received numerous volunteer awards including the Bowie Blade Top Volunteer award and the Prince George’s County Boys and Girls Club Distinguished Service award. John and Pat moved from Bowie to Chesa- peake Beach in 1999 where they were active in their parish, St Anthony’s and where John was a member of the Knights of Columbus, Calvert Council. John was preceded in death by his parents, Anthony J. Waak and Mary Brennan Waak. John is survived by his wife of 54 years, Patricia, his children Stephen Waak (Mary Beth) of Columbia, MD, Sandra Waak of Chesapeake Beach, MD, Ter- rence Waak of Crofton, MD, Brian Waak (Diane) of Bowie, MD, Darren Waak of Bowie, MD, and Karen Waak of Boston, MA, his sister Ann Marie Waak Gimbi of Hazelton, PA, and his grandchildren Ashley, Stephen, Caroline, and Ellis. Nass of Christian Burial will ne Mon- day , Oct0ber 9, 2017 at 11 a.m. at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, 8816 Ches- apeake Avenue; North Beach MD 20714. Interment will be private at Je- sus the Good Shepherd Cemetery 1601 W. Mt. Harmony Road, Owings MD 20736. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Anthony’s La- dies of Charity, P.O. Box 28 North Beach, MD 20713. Funeral arrangements by Rausch Fu- neral Home. The Calvert County Times is a weekly newspaper provid