Published in The Capital Gazette on Dec. 6, 2018
Donald S. Dabbs, Sr., 85, a resident of Annapolis, MD,
was called home on Saturday, December 1, 2018.
He was born on February 23, 1933, in Washington, DC,
to the late Thomas and Julia (Bowman) Dabbs. Donald
was preceded in death by his loving wife, Marie E. Dabbs;
whom he shared 63 years of marriage, and his sister,
Margaret Dabbs Pippin, and his brother, Thomas L.
Dabbs, Jr., a Purple Heart recipient. Donald was a
graduate of McKinley Technical High School (1951)
in Washington, DC.
As a resident of Heritage Harbor, he enjoyed hunting,
fishing, traveling, biking, and kayaking. Don was an active volunteer with Habitat for Humanity
and Meals on Wheels for many years. Don's career culminated to upper management within
the Central Intelligence Agency in Langley, VA. Don's wife and children were his pride and joy.
Don is survived by his two sons, Donald S. (Dori) Dabbs, Jr., of Salisbury, NC; Joseph
(Monica) of Emmitsburg, MD; two daughters, Catherine (Tom) Williams of Crofton, MD, Mary
(John) Hodgson, of Edgewater, MD; eight grandchildren, Thomas Dabbs, Marie Capito,
Katelyn Breeden, Michael Quinn, Joseph Dabbs, John Dabbs, Thomas Williams, and Amelia
Hodgson and three great-grandchildren, Peyton and Jax Breeden, and Margot Capito.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 9 am on Friday, December 7, at St. John Neumann
Catholic Church, 620 N. Bestgate Road, Annapolis.
Family will receive guests beginning at 8:30 AM.
A private internment will be held at St. Mary's Church Cemetery, Annapolis.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the St. Vincent de Paul of St. Mary's, 109 Duke of
Gloucester St, Annapolis, MD 21401.
On line condolences may be given at: www.KalasFuneralHomes.com
Religious Service Information
St. John Neumann Roman Catholic Church
620 Bestgate Road
Annapolis, MD 21401