OWINGS — Marian Rose DeBruyn, of Owings, Md., was born on May 18, 1939, in Washington, D.C. to Lucille and Robert Rettew. She married Cornelius DeBruyn on July 28, 1956.

Marian owned a childcare center in Calvert County for over 40 years. She was also active in her church, Jesus the Good Shepherd. Whether it was in church, to the radio, or around the piano with family — Marian loved singing!

Marian was preceded in death by her husband, Corny; her daughter, D’Ann Bowen; her brother, Robert Rettew; and her grandsons, Jason May and Sean Pope.

She is survived by her children: Debbie Johnson of Brandywine; Dawn Wood (Doug) of Cape Coral, Fla.; Denise Bauckman of Prince Frederick; Neil DeBruyn of St. Leonard, David DeBruyn (Lee) of Milton, Fla.; Dan DeBruyn (Daneille) of Isanti, Minn.; Dottie Barth (John) of Huntingtown; Donna Busarow (Ken) of Milton, Fla. She also leaves behind 22 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren.

Visitation: Saturday, June 12, 2021, from 1-4 p.m. at Rausch Funeral Home in Owings. Mass of Christian Burial: Monday, June 14, 2021, at 11 a.m. at Jesus the Good Shepherd in Owings.

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