Marilyn Cecilia Ridgell, 82, Mechanicsville

Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Marilyn Cecilia Ridgell, 82, of Mechanicsville died April 19, 2008, at her residence.

Born Jan. 1, 1926, in San Francisco, she was the daughter of the late Joseph H. and Margaret Smith Davis.

She is survived by her husband, Gregory T. ‘‘Brother” Ridgell of Mechanicsville; and her daughter, Diane Ridgell of Leonardtown.

The family received friends for a life celebration and prayers were recited April 22 at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Ridge, where a Mass of Christian Burial will be concelebrated today, April 23, at 10 a.m. by the Rev. Joseph Bayne of Buffalo, N.Y., and Monsignor Maurice O’Connell.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice House, c⁄o Hospice of St. Mary’s, P.O. Box 625, Leonardtown, MD 20650; or the Alzheimer’s Association, Southern Maryland Office, P.O. Box 1889, La Plata, MD 20646.

Arrangements are being provided by Brinsfield Funeral Home in Leonardtown.