Bel Air Obituaries

Bel Air Obituaries

Local obituary notices in Bel Air, MD

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  • Saturday Aug 29 | via The Baltimore Sun 

    Leo F. Matrangola

    Leo F. Matrangola, who was Bel Air's police chief for 24 years before his recent retirement and earlier headed a vice and narcotics unit in Baltimore County, died of leukemia Sunday at his Street home. He was 62. Born in Cape May County, N.J., he was the son of Francis Joseph Matrangola, a radio station owner and broadcaster, and Mary Ulicia Souders Matrangola.

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  • Saturday Aug 22 | via The Baltimore Sun 

    Hundreds bid farewell to Bel Air's 'Chief Leo' at me...

    Bel Air Interim Police Chief Richard Peschek present Diane Matrangola with a flag during a memorial service Saturday for her late husband, Leo Matrangola, the town's police chief for 24 years who died last month. Bel Air Interim Police Chief Richard Peschek present Diane Matrangola with a flag during a memorial service Saturday for her late husband, Leo Matrangola, the town's police chief for 24 years who died last month.

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  • Saturday Aug 22 | via Patch.com 

    John 'Frank' Gearhart Sr., 73, of Forest Hill

    On Aug. 21, 2015, John "Frank" Gearhart Sr. , 73 of Forest Hill; beloved husband of 52 years of Anita Gearhart; father of Sherri Stimax and husband Don, John "Frank" Gearhart Jr., Jeffrey Gearhart and wife Donna; brother of Ernest Gearhart, Jr. and wife Helen, Patricia Doyle and husband Thomas, Danny Gearhart and wife Linda; grandfather of 16 grandchildren, three great grandchildren and two more on the way.

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  • Thursday Aug 20 | via Patch.com 

    Leo F. Matrangola, 62; Chief of Bel Air Police

    Leo F. Matrangola "Chief", 62, had a strong finish after his brave battle with leukemia. He passed away on his terms surrounded by loved ones on July 12, 2015, at his home in Street.

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  • Friday Aug 14 | via The Baltimore Sun 

    Leo F. Matrangola

    Leo F. Matrangola, who was Bel Air's police chief for 24 years before his recent retirement and earlier headed a vice and narcotics unit in Baltimore County, died of leukemia Sunday at his Street home. He was 62. Born in Cape May County, N.J., he was the son of Francis Joseph Matrangola, a radio station owner and broadcaster, and Mary Ulicia Souders Matrangola.

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  • Friday Aug 14 | via Patch.com 

    Todd Christopher Rodano, 47

    He was the beloved son of Salvatore and Jane Rodano; dear brother of Craig Rodano and his wife Joelle and Mark Rodano and his wife Susan; loving uncle of Kara, Dominic, Drew and Brooke; he was also survived by many loving aunts, uncles, cousins and family members. Relatives and friends may gather at Schimunek Funeral Home, Inc. 610 W. MacPhail Rd, Bel Air, MD 21014, on Wednesday, Aug. 19, from 2-4 and 6-9 p.m., where a funeral service will be held at 8 p.m. Interment private.

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  • Tuesday Aug 11 | via Patch.com 

    James Elliott, 71, of Bel Air; Investment Advisor, B...

    James E. Elliott, 71, of Bel Air, passed away on Aug. 8, 2015, at Gilchrist Hospice in Towson. Born in Baltimore, he is the son of the late James and Elaine Elliott.

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  • Monday Aug 10 | via Patch.com 

    J. Michael Franklin, 34, 'Truly Gifted' Software Eng...

    It is with profound sadness that Digital Innovation announces the passing of one of our company family, J. Michael Franklin . Mike passed away in his home suddenly and unexpectedly at age 34, leaving a great void and loss in our hearts and in the hearts of his family, friends and the many lives he touched.

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  • Wednesday Aug 5 | via Patch.com 

    Anna Barbara Vinci, 70

    On Aug. 3, 2015, Anna Barbara Vinci , loving sister of Grace McGarrity and her husband Ed; devoted aunt of Timothy McGarrity and his wife Cathy, and Lisa Hardwick and her husband Dennis; dear great aunt of Kaitlyn Hardwick and Sean and Connor McGarrity. Also survived by many relatives and friends.

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  • Jul 28, 2015 | via Patch.com 

    James W. Kirk, 84, of Bel Air

    James W. Kirk, 84, of Bel Air, MD passed away on July 26, at the Senator Bob Hooper House in Forest Hill. In 1936 he moved to Maryland where he grew up in the Ednor Gardens area of Baltimore.

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  • Jul 27, 2015 | via Patch.com 

    Linda J. Miller, 57, of Street

    Linda J. Miller, 57, of Street, passed away on July 24, 2015, at Upper Chesapeake Medical Center in Bel Air. Born in Havre de Grace, she is the daughter of John W. Smith and Sheba Jane Smith of Street.

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  • Jul 27, 2015 | via Patch.com 

    Thomas Bodnar, 56, of Bel Air

    Thomas Bodnar, 56, of Bel Air, passed away on July 23, 2015, at Stella Maris in Timonium after a fierce fight against liver cancer. Born in Harmar, Penn., he was the son of Frances "Dolly" Bodnar and the late Albert J. Bodnar.

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