December 28, 2012

Mary Anderson Barge, "Nana"

EDGEWATER, MD — Mary Anderson Barge, "Nana", age 89, a 66 year resident of Edgewater, Md., died on Wednesday, Dec. 26, at Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis, Md., due to natural causes. Born on March 8, 1923 in Rouses Point, N.Y., to the late Harold and Ethel Ashline, Mary graduated from high school and attended the Katherine Gibbs Finishing School in Boston. She worked in the secretarial field for Academic Underwriters of America in Annapolis and was the matriarch of a very loving, close knit family. Mary was a member of the Arundelair Chapter of the Sweet Adelines, the South County Senior Center and Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Edgewater. She enjoyed reading, singing, word puzzles and recording her life's journeys in diaries for 79 years.

Mary was preceded in death in 1986 by her husband, John Barge who she married in 1942 and two sisters and two brothers. She is survived by a daughter, Jerrie Harrell of Edgewater, Md; three sons, Kenny Barge of Dunkirk, Md. and Richard and Steve Barge of Edgewater, Md; a sister Edna Ashline of Annapolis, Md; five granddaughters, seven grandsons and twelve great-grandchildren.

Friends are invited to Mary's Life Celebration from 2 to 5 pm on Sunday, Dec. 30, at the George P. Kalas Funeral Home, 2973 Solomons Island Rd., Edgewater, Md. Mass of Christian burial will be offered at 10 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 31, at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, 515 Loch Haven Rd., Edgewater, Md. Interment at Lakemont Memorial Gardens in Davidsonville, Md.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Wounded Warriors Project, 1120 G Street, N.W., Ste. 700, Washington, D.C. 20005. An online guestbook is available at:

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