Tolson, Julius Warren, Sr.
Birth: 1931-03-16 in Washington, D.C.
Residence: Piney Point, Maryland
Death: Thursday, April 16, 2015
Laid to Rest: Wednesday, April 22, 2015 in the St.
George’s Catholic Church Cemetery, Valley Lee,
Julius Warren Tolson, 84, of Piney Point, MD, formerly
from Silver Spring, MD passed away on April 16, 2015
in Leonardtown, MD. Born on March 16, 1931 in
Washington, DC he was the son of the late Rose
Gately Tolson, and Julius Watkins Tolson.
Julius was the loving husband of Georgiana Kirtley Tolson, whom he married on
October 4, 1958 in Hyattsville, MD.
Julius is survived by his children: Warren Tolson (Rena) of Laurel, MD Elizabeth
Bruffey (Brian) of Mt. Airy, MD, and 5 Grandchildren.
He graduated from Anacostia High School in 1949, and graduated from
University of Maryland in 1957 with a Bachelor Degree. Julius worked as a
salesman, selling office equipment. He moved from Silver Spring, MD to St. Mary’s
County, MD in 1992. Julius was a member of the Knights of Columbus, Sigma Nu
Fraternity at University of MD, and a member of the University of MD “M” Club.
The family will receive friends on April 21, 2015 from 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM with
prayers recited at 7:00 PM in the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home, Leonardtown,
MD. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at
10:00 AM in St. George’s Catholic Church, Valley Lee, MD with Father Michal
Sajnog officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.
Pallbearers will be: Brian Bruffey, Jr., Patrick Bruffey, Matthew Bruffey, Joseph
Tolson, Scott Wentz and Sheldon Russell. Contributions may be made to St.
George’s Catholic Church P.O.Box 9 Valley Lee, MD 20692. Arrangements
provided by Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home.