Matthew Lewis Maxwell Harper Hamblet, 58

Matthew Lewis Maxwell Harper Hamblet of Jefferson, Maryland, age 58, passed away peacefully in the company of friends and family at Frederick Memorial Hospital on Saturday, January 14th. He was born in Washington, DC on December 22, 1958 and was raised in Reisterstown, Maryland and Leesburg, Virginia. Matthew had a zest for life, learning, and history. He was a businessman, a real estate speculator, an antique dealer, a car aficionado, a musician, a retired farmer, and an avid hunter.

Matthew attended McDonogh Military Academy, the Hill School, Loudoun County High School, and Virginia Commonwealth University.

Matthew was preceded in death by his mother, Mary Elizabeth Harper Hamblet and his father, James Darwin Hamblet. He is survived by his spouse of 33 years, Samuel H. Rogers III, his sister, Susan Harper Hamblet of Leesburg, his brother, his sisters-in-law, and beloved cousins, nieces, nephews, and godsons.

Friends and family are welcome on January 28th to a graveside service at 11 AM at Union Memorial Cemetery (323 N. King St, Leesburg, VA—use the Union Street gate) in Leesburg, Virginia. Following, there will be a memorial service at Noon at Hall Funeral Home ( in Purcellville, Virginia. After which, there will a reception at the Loudoun Golf and Country Club ( in Purcellville, Virginia.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the National Rifle Association or The Salvation Army, 223 West 5th St, Frederick, MD 21701.

Please visit to express online condolences to the family. Arrangements by Hall Funeral Home, Purcellville, VA.

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