We Remember Those We Have Lost

Patricia Joyce Canard

BERLIN — Patricia Joyce Canard, age 78, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015 at her home.

She was born on Jan. 29, 1937 in Brookhaven, Miss. She was the daughter of the late William and Bernita Watkins.

Patricia Canard

Patricia Canard

Mrs. Canard attended Humes High School with the late Elvis Presley. She loved the Redskins, Orioles, babysitting children of all ages like Elizabeth Bea Mason’s daughter, duckpin bowling, the Manning brothers, but most of all her family and puppy Wags. She was a longtime member of the Sigma Beta National Sorority and the Community Church at Ocean Pines. She will be deeply missed by her family and friends.

Mrs. Canard is survived by her loving husband of 63 years, James E. Canard Jr. of Berlin, and children, Rita M. Perry of Beltsville, Richard E. Canard and his wife Laurie Campbell of Lancaster, Pa., and James W. Canard and his wife Annette of Raleigh, N.C. There are 13 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Deborah L. Hindi; her brother, Billy N. Watkins; brother-in-law, Roger L. Canard; and her granddaughter, Muna A. Hindi. Also surviving is her loving sister, Mattie Crawley; sister-in-law, Betzi Medis-Canard; many nieces and nephews; and a host of friends.

A celebration of her life will be held at the Community Church at Ocean Pines on a date to be determined. She will be laid to rest in the company of her family at the Marshall Cemetery in Marshall, Va. A donation in her memory may be made to the American Heart Association or a charity of your choice. Letters of condolence may be sent via: www.burbagefuneralhome.com. Arrangements are in the care of the Burbage Funeral Home in Berlin.

Stephany A. Lasowski

REISTERSTOWN — Stephany A. Lasowski, age 99, passed away from natural causes to rest in peace on Nov. 7, 2015 in Reisterstown. She would have been 100 years young on Nov. 23.

She was born in Utica, N.Y. the daughter of Stanley and Anna Kowal and lived in New York Mills, N.Y. and Mohawk, N.Y., until 1989 upon the death of her beloved husband, William J. Lasowski, who she had married in 1946.

She then moved to Ocean City where she enjoyed the beach life until 2006 when she moved to Reisterstown in declining health. She was predeceased by her one sister and five brothers along with one sister-in-law and four brothers-in-law. She is survived by her son, William, and his wife Melvia, and step-children Tasha and Michelle as well as her brother-in-law Robert Lasowski and numerous nieces and nephews. In accordance with her wishes a family burial and military ceremony will take place at her final resting place in the Garrison Forest Veterans Cemetery in Reisterstown, Md.