Arthur B. Ambrose
Arthur B. Ambrose

July 21, 1930 - August 19, 2006
Born in Washington, DC
Resided in Gambrills, MD


Arthur Bernard "Buddy" Ambrose, 76, of Gambrills and previously of Greenbelt, died Aug. 19 at Charlotte Hall Veterans Home in Charlotte Hall after a brief illness.

Born in Washington, D.C., on July 21, 1930, Mr. Ambrose was an Army veteran of the Korean War. He played in the Army Band overseas with entertainers Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis.

He retired in 1980 as a building maintenance engineer with the Washington, D.C., public schools.

Mr. Ambrose was a member of the American Legion, attended Our Lady of the Fields Catholic Church in Millersville and attended Bible study while at Charlotte Hall Veterans Home. He enjoyed playing the trumpet, fishing, bowling and walking.

Surviving are his sister, Alice Horton of Gambrills, and cousins, nieces and nephews.

Visitation is from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at Hardesty Funeral Home, 851 Annapolis Road, Gambrills, followed by a funeral Mass at 7:30 p.m. at Our Lady of the Fields Catholic Church, 1070 Cecil Ave., Millersville. Burial will be at 2:30 p.m. Monday in Maryland Veterans Cemetery in Crownsville.



Hardesty Funeral Home-Gambrills
851 Annapolis Road
Gambrills, MD US 21054
Friday, August 25, 2006
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Our Lady of the Fields Catholic Church
1070 Cecil Avenue
Millersville, MD US 21108
Friday, August 25, 2006
7:30 PM
Maryland Veterans Cemetery
1122 Sunrise Beach Road
Crownsville, MD US 21032
Monday, August 28, 2006
2:30 PM