Daniel John Macaboy, Sr.
BERLIN – Daniel John Macaboy, Sr., age 78, died Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2008 at his home in Berlin.
Born in Washington D.C. he was the son of the late Frank Macaboy and Mary Conahan Macaboy.
Macaboy had been an administrator in Washington Hospital for many years. He was a United States Air Force veteran, member of St. John Neumann Catholic Church in Ocean Pines and Knights of Columbus in Silver Spring and Naples, Fla.
He is survived by his wife, Florence G. Macaboy; two sons, Daniel Macaboy, Jr. of Naples, Fla. and Timothy Macaboy of Fulton, Md,; and two daughters, Kathleen Walsh and her husband Kenneth of Berlin and Patricia Burkhardt and her husband Andy of Silver Spring. He was preceded in death by a son, Michael Macaboy, and a brother, Frank Macaboy. Also surviving are six grandchildren, four great grandchildren and a niece.
Services were held. Arrangements by the Burbage Funeral Home in Berlin.
Charles T. Gladstone
BERLIN – Charles T. Gladstone died on Dec. 14, 2008.
He had been an outspoken advocate for independent service stations in the mid-Atlantic region during the 1970’s and actively lobbied in Maryland and Washington, D.C. on this cause. He also loved aviation and built and flew his own experimental airplane.
Gladstone worked for Maryland Cup Corporation for a short time until he became self employed owning Pimlico Esso until Exxon converted the station into a corporate owned car care center. Preferring independence, he operated Pinehurst Citgo on York Road into the early 1980’s. Finally he purchased property on Falls Road and operated a garage known as Mt. Washington Car Care until his retirement in 1997.
He graduated from Baltimore Polytechnic Institute and the University of Maryland, College Park. It was in college where he met his wife, Elizabeth Stewart “Beth” Bennett. They were married for 49 years until his death. They raised two children, Charles T. Gladstone III of Cockeysville, Md. and Elizabeth (Betty) Schaake, of Southbury, Conn.
In the 1970’s Charles was active at Govans United Methodist Church. He held positions there as Sunday School Superintendent and Chairman of the Council on Ministries.
In 1980, he and his wife purchased a beach condo where he was the building chairman for the Ocean Hideaway Condominium Association for 10 years. In 1998, they retired to West Ocean City. He was an active member of Atlantic United Methodist Church and the Ocean City Airport Association.
In addition to his wife and two children, Gladstone is survived by his sister, Jane Gladstone Wall of Laurel, Md., and four grandchildren, Emily Gladstone, Tim, Brian and Michael Schaake.
A Celebration of Life service will be held on Saturday, Jan. 3, 2009 at Atlantic United Methodist Church, 105 Fourth Street, Ocean City, Md. Family sharing will be at 11 a.m. and service will be at noon.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Atlantic United Methodist Church.
Jeanette L. Burkowske
OCEAN CITY – Jeanette L. Burkowske, age 80, died Friday, December 12, 2008 at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin.
Born in Maryland, she was the daughter of the late William Otis and Clara Otico Otis.
Burkowske had worked for many years as a secretary in car sales.
She is survived by her companion, Ceral L. Miles of Ocean City; a daughter, Stephanie Kinney of Stafford, Va.; a granddaughter, Carolyn Hooker; a nephew, Mark Otis and his wife Loretta; and a great nephew, James Otis.
Services were held. Burbage Funeral Home handled the arrangements.
Daleen Amelia Burns
BALTIMORE – Daleen Amelia Burns, 58, of Ocean City and previously Glen Burnie, died at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore on Dec. 5, 2008.
Born in Baltimore, she graduated from Brooklyn Park High School and was a retired employee of the State of Maryland.
She is survived by her husband of 38 years, Michael Burns; daughter, Wendy; granddaughters, April and Kevin; sister, Karen Alberts-Hall of Baltimore; mother, Eleanor Holmgren of Ocean City; and a niece, Kimberly Albers of Ocean City.
Services will be private.
Gerald Carroll Begley
OCEAN PINES – Gerald Carroll Begley, age 80, died Monday, Dec. 15, 2008 at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury.
Born in New York, he was the son of the late Alexander Begley and Mary Carroll Begley.
Begley was a graduate of the University of Notre Dame in 1950 where he played quarterback on the football team for four years and was a member of the Monogram Club. He was a United States Army Veteran. He was a football coach for 45 years and also a scout for the Jersey City Giants. He was the first male PTO President at Rev. George Brown Elementary School and was also involved in fund raising for Pope John XXIII High School, both in Sparta, N.J. He also delivered Meals on Wheels. Begley was an entrepreneur, working as a manufactures representative and owner of a long-term care facility. He love to play golf and was a member of "Rascals" Ocean Pines Golf Club.
He is survived by his beloved wife, Maureen A. Begley; four daughters, Judy Begley Katz and her husband Joel, Kerry Castronovo and her husband Wayne, Kathleen Begley, and Meegan Pagliarulo and her husband Adam; one brother, Kevin Begley and his wife Nancy; one sister Jeanne Witt; and 21 grandchildren, Jared Justin, Patrick, Kelly, Conor, AJ, Will, Krista, Brian, Matt, Katlyn, Tara, Anthony, Erin, Andrew, Justin, Cassidy, Brendon, BJ, Colin, and Gavin.
Services were held. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Gerald C. Begley Scholarship Fund, c/o Pope John XXIII High School, 28 Andover Rd., Sparta, N.J. 07871.