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David George Hartlove Jr., 93, of Mechanicsville died at his home June 19, 2012.
Born in Baltimore on Nov. 23, 1918, he was the son of David G. Hartlove Sr. and Catherine (Hoffman) Hartlove.
He served in the U.S. Navy from September 1936 until January 1959, served in World War II and the Korean War, retiring as a CWO/W4. He served on many different ships throughout his career but the USS Yorktown holds the most memories which he served with his brother, Joe. Later, he became a real estate broker, opening his own business, Hartlove Realty. He was a Prince George’s County councilman for eight years, a member of the Board of Trade, Lion’s Club and Knights of Columbus.
Mr. Hartlove received numerous recognitions for his community service, but his most cherished was his “Assisi Shining Knight” award for establishing a local battered women’s home in the early 1970’s.
Aside from his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Joseph Hartlove, William Hartlove, and his sister, Catherine Johnson.
He is survived by his wife, Dorothy “Eileen” Hartlove; his children, David G. Hartlove III, of Kent Island, Mary K. LoBianco (Greg) of Waldorf, Robert A. Hartlove (Geri) of Ephrata, Pa., Patricia L. Platt of Annapolis, Margaret A. Coulter (John) of Millersville and Nancy L. Hartlove-Carey (Joseph) of Huntingtown, MD; 18 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and his sister, Mary Lou Barrett of Towson.
Friends will be received Sunday, June 24, from 5 to 8 p.m., with prayers at 7 p.m., at the Brinsfield-Echols Funeral Home in Charlotte Hall. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered Monday, June 25, at 10 a.m. at Immaculate Conception Church in Mechanicsville with the Rev. Keith Woods as the celebrant. Interment will be at Resurrection Cemetery in Clinton. Pallbearers will be his grandsons, Danny Adams, Jason Platt, Matt Hartlove, Jeff Coulter, Alan Hartlove, Greg Coulter, Christopher Carey and Dennis Hartlove.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of St. Mary’s, P.O. Box 625, Leonardtown, MD 20650 and/or Immaculate Conception Church, P.O. Box 166, Mechanicsville, MD 20659.