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Mary A. Cunningham, longtime Ednor Gardens-Lakeside resident, dies

Mary A. Cunningham, longtime Ednor Gardens-Lakeside resident, dies

Mary A. Cunningham, a longtime Ednor Gardens-Lakeside resident and singer who had been active in local Democratic politics, died Saturday from colorectal cancer at Burnett Calvert Hospice House in Prince Frederick. She was 75.

The daughter of J. Robert Cunningham, a construction superintendent, and Erma Cunningham, a homemaker, Mary Anne Eveleyn Cunningham was born in Baltimore and raised on Woodbourne Avenue in Northwood.

Ms. Cunningham was a 1959 graduate of Eastern High School.

She dedicated her life to raising her three sons on her own,” wrote a son, James F. Cunningham, of Collegeville, Pa., in a biographical profile of his mother.

“She was known to have two...

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