Licensee Obituaries

The Maryland Board of Morticians and Funeral Directors announce with great sadness the loss of Euodias E. Parker. Ms. Parker was a licensee of the Board for over 17 years. A viewing will be held Friday, December 8, 2017 from 2:00 pm to 7:00 pm at The Transformation Church of Jesus Christ 5150 Baltimore National Pike, Baltimore, Maryland 21229. The wake and funeral will be Saturday December 9, 2017 at 10:00 am and 11:00 am, respectively at The Transformation Church of Jesus Christ 5150 Baltimore National Pike Baltimore, Maryland 21229


The Board and staff would like to offer their condolences to the Cvach family upon the death of Phillip E. Cvach, Sr. on January 26, 2017. It wasn’t long ago, March 13, 2016, that the Board offered condolences on the death of his wife, Mary. Mr. Cvach has been licensed by the Board for 67 years and was always pleasant on the phone even when he had to do his preneed law credit. Visitation will be from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM and 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM January 30th at the Cvach/Rosedale Funeral Home 1211 Chesaco Avenue, Rosedale, Maryland. The funeral mass will be at St Clement Church at 11:00 AM on January 31, 2017 with interment at Holy Redeemer Cemetery.


The Board and staff wish to offer their condolences to the Kalas family on the sudden passing of George P. Kalas, Jr. on August 15, 2016. He and his brother Robert and his son George P. Kalas III own the George P. Kalas Funeral Home, P.A. with locations in Oxon Hill and Edgewater Maryland. Mr. Kalas had been a licensee of the Board for the past thirty-seven years. Visitation will take place on August 18th from 2-4pm & 6-9pm at the George P. Kalas Funeral Home, 2973 Solomons Island Road, Edgewater, MD 21037. A Funeral Mass will be held August 19th at 11:00am at the Holy Family Catholic Church, 826 W. Central Avenue, Davidsonville, MD 21035. Interment will follow at Resurrection Cemetery, Clinton, MD.


It is with great sadness that the Board announces the unexpected death of Doretha Hector on June 20, 2016. The Board and staff would like to offer their condolences to her family. Ms. Hector was the owner of Phillips Funeral Home in Baltimore and was a licensee of the Board for thirty-five years. Funeral Services are scheduled for Saturday, July 2, 2016 at The Carter Memorial Baptist Church of Baltimore, Maryland. The viewing and wake will be at 10:00 AM with the services starting at 11:00 AM. The burial will follow the services at Druid Ridge Cemetery.


The Board and staff wishes to offer the Morton family their condolences upon the death of the family patriarch, James Alexander Morton II, a mortician licensed by the Board for fifty-eight years. Mr. Morton passed away May 3, 2016. Visitation will be Wednesday, May11th from 3-7 PM at James A. Morton & Sons FH, Inc. 311 Main Street, Dundalk, Maryland. A second visitation will be on May 12th, from 11-7:00PM at their other location at 1701 Laurens Street, Baltimore, Maryland. The funeral will be held May 13th at City Temple of Baltimore, 317 Dolphin Street, Baltimore, Maryland beginning at 11:00AM with a wake preceding from 10:00-11:00AM.


The Board and staff wishes to offer the Cvach family their condolences upon the death of the family matriarch, Mary Anna Cvach, a funeral director licensed by the Board for fifty-five years. Ms. Cvach passed away March 13, 2016. Visitation will be Tuesday, March 15th, and Wednesday, March 16th, from 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM and 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM at the Cvach Rosedale Funeral Home 1211 Chesaco Avenue, Rosedale, Maryland. The Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, March 17th at 11:00 AM at St. Clement Church (Rosedale). Interment will be at Holy Redeemer Cemetery.