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Brenda Roe

March 15, 1949 — January 10, 2022

Brenda Roe

Brenda Faye Roe, 72, of Federalsburg, Maryland passed away on Monday, January10, 2022 at her home surrounded by her family!

Born Brenda Faye Thagard on March 15, 1949 in Virginia, she was the daughter of the late Russell Bryant and Mary Elizabeth Thagard.

Brenda married Thomas Roe on August 29, 1965 and together raised 3 children, Christy, Lisa and Thomas. Tommy died on December 16, 2004.

She was a homemaker and stay at home mom before becoming the Matron at the Dorchester County Jail for a number of years. She then decided to open her own daycare and continued until 1983. Brenda and Tommy then opened their own business, Tom’s Fire Equipment and continued operation until Tommy’s death in 2004. Brenda continued running the business for a few short years.

She will be dearly missed by her family and friends.

Surviving her are children Christy Hess (Mark), Lisa Roe and Thomas Roe; grandchildren Jack Roe, Garrett Roe (Nikki) and Abigail DeCarlo (Jack Wilson); sister Sandra Thornton(Tommie); half-sister Cathy Wilson (Henry); brother in law Sarge Johnson (Debbie); sister in law Mary Regina Johnson; nephews Gordy Dawson (Janet), Robert Wood; niece Katie Brauning.

Preceded in her death besides her husband and parents was her mother-in-law Frances Johnson, father-in-law Sarge Johnson, Sr. and her nephew Steve Dawson.

A visitation with family will be held on Tuesday, January 18, 2022 from 3:00-4:00pm at Newcomb and Collins Funeral Home, Cambridge.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to Newcomb and Collins Funeral Home, 308 High Street, Cambridge, MD 21613 to help defray funeral cost or to your local animal shelter.

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Tuesday, January 18, 2022

3:00 - 4:00 pm (Eastern time)

Newcomb & Collins Funeral Home, P.A.

308 High St, Cambridge, MD 21613

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