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R.T. Foard Funeral Home, P.A.

At R.T. Foard Funeral Home, we believe in providing the highest quality of service to you and our community. Our family of funeral professionals is dedicated to helping you create a memorable celebration of the life that has been lived.

As a full service funeral home, we understand arranging a service can be difficult during a time of loss. We can help you every step of the way at any one of our four locations, onsite crematory, reception facility, and monument company.

Our pledge to you is you and your family will receive highly personalized services delivered with unprecedented attention to detail and the utmost respect. Feel free to call us anytime for a tour, for prearrangements or final arrangements. We are here for you.


Our Obituaries

Elizabeth "Betsy" Dollenger

November 20, 1935 - July 20, 2019

On July 20, Elizabeth Campbell Dollenger (Betsy) passed from this earth. She was preceded in death by her husband Kenneth Dollenger, her parents James Cameron and Elizabeth McClung Pulsifer, her brothers Cy, Jack, and Earnest Pulsifer, and her beloved granddaughter Lily Dollenger. She is survived by her sons Dave and Stacie Dollenger of Rising Sun and Mike and Heather Dollenger of Woodbridge,...
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Dwayne Dayton Taylor

July 31, 1963 - July 15, 2019

Dwayne D. Taylor, age 55 of Rising Sun, MD passed away on July 15, 2019. He was born on July 31, 1963 in Havre de Grace, MD to Mary Christine (Oliver) Major. Dwayne graduated from Aberdeen High School in 1981. He was employed by Southern States Petroleum and worked as a delivery truck driver for 30 years. Dwayne loved spending time with family and friends.. He enjoyed camping in Western, MD,...
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Mark Steven Dunsmore

April 5, 1966 - July 14, 2019

Mark Steven Dunsmore, age 53, of Elkton, MD passed away July 14, 2019. He was born on April 5, 1966 in Jefferson City, TN to Linda Ann Bradley and the late Lloyd Dale Dunsmore. Mark served in the U.S. Army from 1988 to 1993 as an Army Ranger. He participated in the U.S. invasion of Panama, co-named Operation Just Cause, which occurred during mid December 1989 and late January 1990. Most...
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John Edward Collins

January 11, 1937 - July 13, 2019

John Edward Collins, age 82 of Rising Sun, MD passed away on July 13, 2019. He was born on January 11, 1937 in Chester, PA to the late Edward Ambrose Collins and Gertrude Elizabeth (Bustz) Collins. John was a lifetime member of the American Legion Post 194 and the VFW Post 2819 in Rising Sun, MD. He enjoyed riding his motorcycle and was a member of Alliance of Bikers Aimed Toward Education (A...
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Jayne McCommons Foard

February 22, 1929 - July 5, 2019

Jayne McCommons Foard, age 90 of Chesapeake City, MD passed away peacefully on Friday, July 5, 2019 at her home. Born February 22, 1929 in Elkton, MD, Jayne was the daughter of the late Amor Perry McCommons and the late Ethel Elizabeth (Jackson) McCommons. Jayne attended Chesapeake City High School where she graduated Class of 1946. Following her graduation, she went on to attend Salisbury...
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David "Dave" Allen Gilley

August 24, 1958 - July 4, 2019

David Allen Gilley, age 60 of Colora, MD passed away on Thursday, July 4, 2019. Born August 24, 1958 in Havre de Grace, MD, Dave was the son of Joseph and Joan (Lambert) Gilley. Dave enjoyed spending time outdoors, especially on his boat and shooting his rifle. Most of all, he cherished spending time with his family and friends. He will be deeply missed by all who had the honor of knowing him....
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William Connie Blevins

May 11, 1942 - July 1, 2019

William Connie Blevins, age 77 of Conowingo, MD passed away on July 1, 2019. He was born on May 11, 1942 in Abington, VA to the late William T. Blevins, Jr. and Cletus (Terry) Blevins. William always said he had two jobs in life: the Army and Westinghouse. He proudly served his country in the United States Army for 4 years and worked at the Westinghouse as an Operations Manager for 30 years....
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Robert E. King, Jr., "Rob"

October 23, 1963 - July 1, 2019

Robert E. King, Jr., age 55 of Nottingham, PA passed away on July 1, 2019. He was born on October 23, 1963 in Havre de Grace, MD to Robert E. King, Sr. and the late Clarssie B. (Powers) King. Rob was a motorcycle and jeep enthusiast. He owned a Harley Davidson and Jeep Wrangler, which he drove with pride. Rob and his beloved fiancé, Susan regularly attended Conowingo Pool where they enjoyed...
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Terry Lee Keesee

January 28, 1959 - June 30, 2019

Terry Lee (Boyd) Keesee, age 60 of Rising Sun, MD passed away peacefully at her home on Sunday, June 30, 2019. Born on January 28, 1959 in Gary, IN, Terry was the daughter of Grace Earleen (Faust) Boyd and the late Thomas Roland Boyd. Terry enjoyed the beauty of the outdoors. Whether she was camping at the beach, boating on the Susquehanna River or gardening in her yard, Terry was at peace...
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William "Bill" Mortimer, Jr.

January 22, 1961 - June 27, 2019

William Patrick Mortimer, Jr. of North East, MD, age 58, passed away Thursday, June 27, 2019. He was born in Chester, PA on January 22, 1961 to William Patrick Mortimer, Sr. and Maryann C. (Reist) Mortimer. Bill worked for WL Gore Associates for 35 years as Global Technical Leader. He was a passionate Philadelphia sports fan, especially the Super Bowl 52 Champion Eagles. Bill loved bowling,...
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Leslie Eugene Jenne, Jr.

March 11, 1959 - June 26, 2019

Leslie Eugene Jenne, Jr., age 60 of Dundalk, MD passed away on Wednesday, June 26, 2019 in Elkton, MD. Born on March 11, 1959 in Brooklyn, NY, Leslie was the son of the late Leslie Eugene Jenne, Sr. and the late Virginia Helena (Bartick) Jenne. Leslie was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. He cherished his time spent with his family and adored his grandchildren....
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Joyce Edith Thompson

July 5, 1935 - June 23, 2019

Joyce Edith Thompson of Port Deposit, MD, age 83, passed away Sunday, June 23, 2019. She was born in Hopewell, MD on July 5, 1935 to the late Emil T. Kelly and Edith Marian (Jackson) Kelly. Joyce, a lifetime church goer, most recently attended Gateway Baptist Church in Rising Sun, MD. She liked to crochet and do needlepoint. Joyce loved taking care of her chickens, and collected teddy bears...
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Gloria Jean Horton

May 14, 1942 - June 22, 2019

Gloria Jean Horton, age 77 of Rising Sun, MD passed away on Saturday, June 22, 2019. Born May 14, 1942 in Baltimore, MD, Gloria was the daughter of the late William and Ethel Brown. Gloria was a proud mother and grandmother. Taking care of others brought her great joy and she cared for many children over her years working as a nanny. In her spare time she enjoyed going shopping. Gloria is...
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Joanne Touchton Tosh

May 2, 1930 - June 20, 2019

Joanne Marie Touchton Tosh, widow of John Sterrett Tosh, Sr., was born to the late Julia (Prettyman) Touchton and Norman "Dick" Touchton in 1930. She attended school in Calvert and was a graduate of the University of Delaware. Mrs. Tosh spent her career as a teacher at Rising Sun Elementary School. She was an active member of West Nottingham Presbyterian Church. Throughout her lifetime she...
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Gregory Allen Langshaw

August 26, 1973 - June 12, 2019

Gregory Allen Langshaw, age 45 of Elkton, MD passed away on June 12, 2019 surrounded by his family. He was born on August 26, 1973 in Elkton, MD to Joan Phyllis (Argo) Blankenship. Greg was an avid sports fan. In his younger years he played baseball and then later became a football fan where he rooted for the Denver Broncos. Greg also enjoyed fishing. He will be missed dearly by his family and...
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Karl William Schneider, "Bill"

November 8, 1962 - June 11, 2019

Karl William Schneider ("Bill"), age 56 of Newark, DE passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, June 11, 2019. Born on November 8, 1962 in Wilmington, DE, Bill was the son of Florence C. (Frazer) Schneider and the late Karl A. Schneider. Bill was employed by the Christina School District where he enjoyed working with children as a teacher's aide. He was a talented artist who especially enjoyed...
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Mary B. Crothers

January 13, 1925 - June 11, 2019

Mary B. Crothers, age 94, of Rising Sun, MD passed away June 11, 2019. She was born in Blue Ball, MD on January 13, 1925 to the late Clemson and Carrie Eva Brown. Mary was a graduate of Calvert Agricultural High School and later of Goldey-Beacom College. She worked as a secretary and treasurer on her family farm, "Long Green Farm". Mary was involved in many organizations such as the Red Hat...
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Daniel "Dan" Graham, Jr.

August 16, 1932 - June 9, 2019

Daniel "Dan" Ignatius Graham, Jr. of North East, MD, age 86, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Sunday, June 9, 2019. He was born on August 16, 1932 in Philadelphia, PA to the late Daniel Ignatius Graham, Sr. and Gertrude Cecilia (Rehfuss) Graham. At a young age, Dan moved with his family out of Philadelphia to a farm, where he learned how to fix things and acquired his love of...
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Edward J. Williams

November 29, 1939 - June 7, 2019

Edward J. Williams ("Eddie"), age 79 of North East, MD passed away on Friday, June 7, 2019. Born November 29, 1939 in Port Deposit, MD, Eddie was the son of the late Stanley and Mabel (Barr) Williams. A loving husband and father, Eddie will be greatly missed by his family and his friends. Services for Eddie will be held privately at the family's request. In lieu of flowers, memorial...
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Sharon Elaine Prince

March 4, 1947 - June 4, 2019

Sharon Elaine (Coppage) Prince, age 72, of Port Deposit, MD, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June 4, 2019 surrounded by her loving family. She was born March 4, 1947, in Elkton, MD to the late John Freeman Coppage and the late Thelma Kathleen (Ball) Coppage. Sharon was self employed as the cofounder of S & S Coin Operations, where she worked as an accountant. In her spare time, Sharon...
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Maynard Eugene Bare

August 22, 1933 - May 31, 2019

Maynard Eugene Bare, age 85, of North East, MD passed away Friday, May 31, 2019. He was born on August 22, 1933 in Jefferson, NC to the late Troy Kilby Bare and Lilah Ray (Colvard) Bare. Maynard was a member of Mt. Carmel Primitive Baptist Church in Bel Air, MD. He grew up on a dairy and pig farm where Maynard learned to be a hard worker. After leaving the farm, he went on to work for Thiokol,...
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Doris R. Johnson

September 13, 1922 - May 31, 2019

Doris R. Johnson, longtime resident of Rising Sun, MD, passed away Friday, May 31, 2019, at the age of 96. She was born in Comstock, NE on September 13, 1922 to the late Ivan Eugene Robertson and Eva Beatrice Robertson. Doris proudly served in the United States Navy for 13 years, joining on March 13, 1945. She was chosen to be one of the first six enlisted women to be sworn into the Regular...
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Donna Jane Oram

May 27, 1943 - May 30, 2019

Donna Jane Oram, age 76 of Newark, DE passed away on Thursday, May 30, 2019. Born May 27, 1943 in Wilmington, DE, Donna was the daughter of the late Arthur and Elise (Foster) Oram. Donna loved life and everything that the Good Lord blessed her with. She enjoyed attending craft shows and flea markets and loved animals, especially dogs. She also enjoyed Hallmark Movies and quiet time. She was...
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Hazel L. Emerson

April 2, 1927 - May 26, 2019

Hazel L. Emerson, age 92 of Ocean City, MD formerly of Oxford, PA, passed away on Sunday, May 26, 2019. She was born on April 2, 1927 in Elkton, MD to the late Randall Trimble and Beatrice (Reynolds) Trimble. Hazel was raised by her mother, Beatrice and grandparents on the Reynolds Farm in Cecil County, MD. As a child, she grew up with her aunts and had a wonderful childhood. Hazel worked as a...
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Suzanne Marion Miller

April 11, 1943 - May 26, 2019

Suzanne Marion Miller, age 76 of Rising Sun, MD, formerly of Pottstown, PA, passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 26, 2019 surrounded by her loving family. Born April 11, 1943 in Wilkes Barre, PA, Suzanne was the daughter of the late Thomas Aloysius and Patricia Irene (Jasonis) Cunningham. Faith and family were of the utmost importance to Suzanne. She marveled at the beauty of God's creation,...
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Ciersten, Talen, and Nolan Jackson

May 23, 2019

Ciersten Nikcole Jackson, age 10, of North East, MD passed away May 23, 2019. She was born in Elkton, MD on August 10, 2008. Ciersten was in her 5th grade year at Bayview Elementary School in North East, MD. She played the flute in the school band and assisted with raising and lowering the American Flag each day for the school. Ciersten was a member of the Green Team, a conservation program...
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Anthony William Shackelford, "Tony", "T-Bone"

April 7, 1985 - May 23, 2019

Anthony "Tony" William Shackelford, age 34, of Elkton, MD passed away May 23, 2019. Tony was born in Elkton, MD on April 7, 1985. Tony was an avid fan of the Dallas Cowboys football team. He enjoyed playing sports and cookouts. Tony loved spending time with his family and friends. He is survived by his father, Freddie Shackelford and his wife, Kathy of Elkton, MD; mother, Mary (Sis)...
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Merle Henry Crampton, Jr.

May 11, 1963 - May 20, 2019

Merle Henry Crampton, Jr., age 56 of Brooklyn, MD passed away on Monday, May 20, 2019. Born on May 11, 1963 in Hagerstown, MD, Merle was the son of Helen C. (Griffith) Crampton and the late Merle Henry Crampton, Sr. Merle was a loving son and brother. Family was very important to him and he enjoyed every moment he could spend with them. He was an avid sports enthusiast, he especially routed...
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Jacquelyn Elizabeth Cross

July 29, 1935 - May 18, 2019

Jacquelyn "Jackie" (Barto) Cross, 83, of Elkton, MD passed away May 18, 2019. A faithful member of her church since 1989, her love of the Lord was evident by her service. She taught children in primary, Beehives in Young Women and Sisters in Relief Society. Jackie was a dispatcher/agent at Jones Motor Company for over 40 years. The daughter of Elizabeth Sehl, is survived by her daughter,...
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Charles William Deitzel

April 28, 1943 - May 18, 2019

Charles "Charlie" William Deitzel, age 76, of Port Deposit, MD passed away May 18, 2019. Charlie was born in Maryland on April 28, 1943. Charlie worked as a long-haul truck driver for many years. He really enjoyed the time he spent crabbing with his friends. Charlie was a very private person and mostly kept to himself. He is survived by his brother, Edward Deitzel (Edith); sister,...
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Maureen Maryann Snovel

July 18, 1938 - May 16, 2019

Maureen Maryann Snovel of Chesapeake City, MD, age 80, passed away Thursday, May 16, 2019. She was born on July 18, 1938 in Norristown, PA to the late James William Musselman and Sarah Mildred (Bloomer) Musselman. Maureen liked to crochet, do crossword puzzles, play solitaire and cultivate her flower gardens. She enjoyed vacationing in Rehoboth Beach and watching people go by while swinging on...
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Calvin Walker Downer, Jr.

April 9, 1932 - May 16, 2019

Calvin Walker Downer, Jr., age 87 of North Port, FL, formerly of Colora, MD passed away peacefully on Thursday, May 16, 2019. Born April 9, 1932 in Richmond, VA, Calvin was the son of the late Calvin W. Downer, Sr. and the late Gladys V. (Koontz) Downer. Calvin served his county proudly in the US Navy during the Korean War. He worked as a boat patrol captain for Aberdeen Proving Ground for 30...
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Heath Squier Ravel

September 3, 1953 - May 14, 2019

Heath Squier Ravel, age 65, of Nottingham, PA passed away May 14, 2019. Heath was born in Philadelphia County, PA on September 3, 1953. Heath worked at Advanced Auto Parts in North East, MD. He was a member of Freedom Church in Rising Sun, MD. Heath enjoyed working on classic cars, vintage motorcycles and jeeps He is survived by his son, Dane Ravel of Nottingham, PA; sister, Beth Ward of...
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James Douglas Meadows

October 16, 1973 - May 13, 2019

James Douglas Meadows, age 45, of Rising Sun, MD passed away May 13, 2019. James was born in West Chester, PA on October 16, 1973. James graduated from Rising Sun High School in 1991. He was the owner and operator of James Meadows Contracting which he started in 2011. He loved his Nova Car and he enjoyed spending time with his father and his family. He is survived by his children, James...
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William "Billy" White

May 23, 1952 - May 8, 2019

William Marion White, "Billy", age 66 of Rising Sun, MD, passed away Wednesday, May 8, 2019. He was born in West Grove, PA on May 23, 1952 to Evelyn B. White and the late Rodney L. White. For most of his professional career, Billy delivered flowers for Floral Plant Growers in Rising Sun, MD. Billy was a sociable man that never met a stranger. He had a big heart that would help anyone. Billy...
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Nancy Mera Whisman

July 13, 1958 - May 7, 2019

Nancy Mera Whisman passed away Tuesday, May 7, 2019 in her North East, MD home. She was 60 years old. Nancy was born in Malvern, P.A. on July 13, 1958. She was preceded in death by her father, Charles L. Quann, a former police officer of the Malvern Police Force, and her mother, Kathryn A. (Pyle) Quann. Nancy is survived by her dear, loving husband, Charles L. Whisman; her first born, Anthony...
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Robert "Bob" Anderson

May 24, 1964 - May 5, 2019

Robert "Bob" Edward Anderson of Rising Sun, MD, age 54 passed away Sunday, May 5, 2019. He was born on May 24, 1964 in DuBois, PA to the late Robert Leroy Anderson and Betty Ann (Ishman) Anderson. Bob proudly served his country in the United Stated Navy. He was an avid fisherman and Pittsburgh Steelers fan. Generous with his time, Bob was always happy to help anyone with anything. He was a...
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Hunter James McDaniel

March 20, 2019 - April 22, 2019

Hunter James McDaniel was born on March 20, 2019 at 3:27pm. He weighed 5 pounds 15 ounces. Hunter fought health problems and went to be with the Lord on April 22, 2019 at 9:07pm. Hunter is survived by his parents, Amanda Sexton and Gilbert McDaniel, Jr.; five siblings: Jaylen Sexton, Alisa Sexton-Thodos, Charlie James McDaniel, Cameron Anothony McDaniel and Lacey Sue Marie McDaniel; maternal...
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Chisa L. Jenkins

April 14, 1980 - April 22, 2019

Chisa L. Jenkins, age 39, of Elkton, MD passed away April 22, 2019. Chisa was born in Havre de Grace, MD on April 14, 1980. Chisa was a loving mother with a kind heart, she always had her door open to help others in need. She is survived by her companion, Adrian Wilmot of Elkton, MD; sons, A. J. Wilmot, Jr. of Elkton, MD and Cameron Wilmot of Elkton, MD; daughter, Mariah Wilmot of Elkton,...
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James David Atwood, "Boe"

January 14, 1960 - April 21, 2019

James "Boe" David Atwood, age 59, of Cochranville, PA passed away April 21, 2019. Boe was born in West Grove, PA on January 14, 1960 to Delbert C. Atwood and the late Blanche Ellen (Mahaffy) Atwood. Boe worked for Napa Auto Parts in their automotive warehouse, retiring in 2010. He had a love for nature and being outdoors. Boe thoroughly enjoyed fishing, deer hunting, camping and hiking in...
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Richard Albert Krall, Sr.

April 29, 1947 - April 20, 2019

Richard Albert Krall, Sr., age 71, of Perryville, MD passed away April 20, 2019. Richard was born in Baltimore, MD on April 29, 1947 to the late Albert and Lillian Krall. Richard was a Veteran of the Navy having spent four years of service during Vietnam. He was a devoted employee of Rite Aid, retiring September 2018 as the Assistant Manager of the outbound department at the Aberdeen,...
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Dorothy M. Ritchie

January 14, 1938 - April 20, 2019

Dorothy M. Ritchie, age 81, of Rising Sun, MD passed away April 20, 2019. Dorothy was born in Leesport, PA on January 14, 1938 to the late James and Florence Werner. During the 1960's Dorothy worked at the Rising Sun sewing factory. She was also a member of Janes United Methodist Church. Dorothy enjoyed flowers especially African violets and peonies. She also loved to bake and clipping...
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Kenneth L. Miller

January 1, 1934 - April 18, 2019

Kenneth L. Miller, age 85, of Colora, MD passed away April 18, 2019. He was born on January 1, 1934 in Middleton, WI to the late Louis A. Miller and Leola K. Miller (Faust). Kenneth served in the U.S. Navy from 1953 to 1973 and retired as a Chief Petty Officer. In his civil career, he was a commercial plumbing contractor. Kenneth was a member of the American Legion Post 194 in Rising Sun, MD....
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Kathleen May McNally

January 27, 1924 - April 13, 2019

Kathleen May McNally of Bel Air, MD, age 95, passed away Saturday, April 13, 2019. She was born in Essex, England on January 27, 1924 to the late Harold George Isaac and Marjorie Gertrude (Sheppard) Isaac. Kathleen was a part of the Women's Land Army in England during WWII, working on farms, and went on to work with the Royal Engineers, testing watches before they were sent to soldiers in the...
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Melvyn Jorge Norona

February 22, 1943 - April 13, 2019

Melvyn Jorge Norona went to be with the Lord on April 13, 2019. Melvyn was born on February 22, 1943 in the little town of Santiago de la Vegas, Cuba. He came to the United States at the age of 19 and relocated with his family in Saxtons River, Vermont. He graduated from the University of Vermont with a degree in Electrical Engineering and accepted a position with the E.I. DuPont Company upon...
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Marie Iona McGlothlin

March 16, 1927 - April 12, 2019

Marie Iona McGlothlin, age 92 of Colora, MD, passed away peacefully on Friday, April 12, 2019 at Calvert Manor Healthcare Center. Born March 16, 1927 in Whittier, CA, Marie was the daughter of the late Theodore Eshom and the late Elsie (Boling) Shively. Marie had a huge heart and was known for her compassion. Her giving nature translated into her career as a Certified Nursing Assistant,...
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Robert Lee Truslow

November 5, 1929 - April 11, 2019

Robert Lee Truslow, age 89 of Colora, MD passed away on April 11, 2019 at Upper Chesapeake Hospital. Robert was known lovingly as "Bob", "Sarge" and "Pop" by his loving family and many friends. Born November 5, 1929 in Blythedale, MD, Bob was the eldest son of fourteen children to the late Frank W. Truslow and the late Gabella (Snelling) Truslow. Bob served his country proudly in the U.S. Army...
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Joyce M. Biggs

March 10, 1932 - April 9, 2019

Mrs. Joyce M. Biggs passed away Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at Ware Presbyterian Village. The daughter of Mary B. Murduck and Bernard E. Murduck, she was born on March 10, 1932 at the Murduck family home on Ridge Road, Rising Sun, MD. Mrs. Biggs attended Rising Sun High School and Beacom Business College. She was employed at the U.S. Army Aberdeen Proving Ground until her retirement from the...
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Claude "CA" Perry, Jr.

December 14, 1942 - April 5, 2019

Claude "CA" Allen Perry, Jr. of Rising Sun, MD, age 76, passed away Friday, April 5, 2019. He was born on December 14, 1942 in Smith county, VA to the late Claude Allen Perry, Sr. and Kate (Johnson) Perry. CA graduated from the Oxford Area High School, and later in life earned at Bachelor's Degree from Cecil College. He worked for Air Products and Chemicals for 49 years before his retirement...
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Beckie J. Sawyers

September 20, 1937 - April 3, 2019

Beckie Jane Sawyers, age 81 of Rising Sun, MD passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family on Wednesday, April 3, 2019. She was born on September 20, 1937 to the late Harold and Ethel Hamilton. She is survived by her children: Dan Sawyers, Patty Orem (John), and Gene Sawyers (Brenda) all of Rising Sun, MD; four grandchildren; four great grandchildren; one sister, Pauline Hamilton ...
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Freda "Bonnie" Price

November 1, 1921 - March 29, 2019

Freda O'Dell Price, lovingly known as "Bonnie" to her family and friends went home to be with the Lord on March 29, 2019, she was 97 years old. Freda was born in Tazewell County, Bossivan, VA on November 1, 1921 to the late Charles "Odie" Bowman and Nanny Welch. Throughout her life Freda was a homemaker, worked at Bonnie's Restaurant in Havre de Grace and was a school bus driver for Cecil...
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Vernon "Buss" Keys

March 26, 1931 - March 26, 2019

Vernon "Buss" Denver Keys of Conowingo, MD, age 88, passed away Tuesday, March 26, 2019. He was born in Quarryville, PA on March 26, 1931 to the late William Keys and Lona Margaret (Miller) Keys. Buss was a truck driver his entire life, having hauled manure to mushroom plants in Maryland and Pennsylvania as well as hauling steel on long distance runs. He loved animals, especially dogs, and...
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Marvin Richard Janney, Jr.

November 12, 1950 - March 25, 2019

Marvin Richard Janney, Jr. of Rising Sun, MD, age 68, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Monday, March 25, 2019. He was born in Rising Sun, MD on November 12, 1950 to the late Marvin Richard Janney, Sr. and Edith Belle (McCullough) Janney. Richard was a police officer with the Maryland Transportation Authority Police for 27 ½ years before retiring as a Sergeant. Strong in his faith,...
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Archibald A. McKown, "Arch"

November 4, 1938 - March 25, 2019

"Arch" McKown, age 80, passed away on Monday March 25, 2019 in Baltimore, MD. He was the son of the late Archibald James McKown and the late Thelma Robison McKown. Arch loved being with his family. He is survived by his loving wife of 28 years, Jane McKown of Port Deposit, MD; his daughter Beatrice Hiner (Michael), of Cataula, GA and their children, Shawn and Lindsay Hiner of North Wales, PA;...
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Agnes M. Webb

April 9, 1923 - March 25, 2019

Agnes M. Webb, age 95, of Port Deposit, MD passed away on March 25, 2019. Agnes was born on April 9, 1923 in Bluefield, West Virginia to the late James and Julius Esther Nisbit. Agnes was employed at the Cecil County Munition plant as a munition's worker for the war effect in Elkton Maryland during World War II. Agnes was a devoted wife to her late husband, James Alvin Webb, Sr. She...
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Norris "Blackie" McMullen

November 9, 1943 - March 24, 2019

Norris "Blackie" McMullen, age 75 of Port Deposit, MD passed away on Sunday, March 24, 2019. Born November 9, 1943 in Cecil County, MD, Blackie was the son of the late William and Grace (Burkins) McMullen. Blackie worked as an equipment operator for Henkels & McCoy for more than thirty years until his retirement. Following his retirement, he worked for P & P Construction as an equipment...
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Lola Emily Coale

May 18, 1922 - March 19, 2019

Lola Emily Coale, age 96 of Rising Sun, MD, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family on March 19, 2019. She was born the fourth child of six on May 18, 1922 in Rowlandsville, MD to the late Clyde and Nancy Pyle. Lola was a loving and strong mother, grandmother, and friend. She would always help others in need and would be first to lend a helping hand. Lola served her community...
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Sindy Alaine Condon

January 26, 1962 - March 17, 2019

Sindy Alaine Condon, age 57, of Rising Sun, MD passed away on March 17, 2019. She was born in Chester, PA on January 26, 1962 to the late Thomas and Ruth McAbee. Sindy was raised in Boothwyn Upper Chichester, PA and was a graduate of Chichester High School class of 1979. She was also a graduate of Delhi University class of 1996. In life, Sindy was known as a deeply devoted Christian. She was...
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Zane Alexander Maldeis

April 12, 1996 - March 15, 2019

Zane Alexander Maldeis, 22 years young, of Perryville MD passed away suddenly on Friday March 15, 2019. Born in Baltimore, he was the son of Laurie Maldeis and the late Jeffrey Maldeis. He is survived by Laurie Maldeis and stepfather Greg Barron, his brother Zachary Maldeis, grandparents Buster and Phyllis Glover, aunt and uncle Tina and Wayne Graybeal, uncle Kenneth Glover, aunt and uncle...
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Faye Peters

June 2, 1943 - March 10, 2019

Faye Peters, age 75, passed away in Elkton, MD on March 10, 2019. She was born June 2, 1943 in Pembroke, VA to the late Raymond and Eva Martin. Faye was a loving mother, sister, wife, aunt and friend. She was always up on her current events and the news. Faye was always family oriented. She also enjoyed gardening and loved spring time flowers. Faye is survived by her son, Richard Peters...
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Lucy Arlene Fox

February 26, 1934 - March 10, 2019

Lucy Arlene Fox, age 85 of Elkton, MD passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 10, 2019 at her home. Born February 26, 1934 in West Jefferson, NC, Arlene was the daughter of the late Grover Cleveland Hoffman, Sr. and the late Clara (Vannoy) Perry. Arlene was a member of the Rising Sun Church of the Nazarene where she enjoyed the fellowship of her church family. She found great comfort in her...
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Sally An Flannery

May 14, 1932 - March 10, 2019

Sally An Flannery of Colora, MD, age 86, passed away Sunday, March 10, 2019. She was born on May 14, 1932 in Philadelphia, PA to the late Nevil and Frances (Powell) Hart. Sally enjoyed doing cross stich and made scarfs for the homeless for the past 10 years. She was a devoted mother and grandmother, having helped to raise her grandchildren. Sally's most cherished time was spent with her family...
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Robert Doil Palmer, Sr.

December 8, 1925 - March 9, 2019

Robert Doil Palmer, Sr. ("Bob") age, 93 of Rising Sun, MD passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 9, 2019. Born December 8, 1925 in Harlem, KY, Bob was the son of the late Henry Clyde Palmer and the late Annie Mae (Cornett) Palmer. Bob was a Veteran of the United States Army where he proudly served his country during the Korean War. He was a member of Conowingo Baptist Church. He was a...
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Joseph Lee Gault, Sr.

June 5, 1957 - March 4, 2019

Joseph Lee Gault, Sr. age, 61 of Rising Sun, MD passed away on March 4, 2019. He was born on June 5, 1957 in Columbus, OH to the late Levonda and Rolla Gault. Joseph was employed as a heavy equipment operator at Mason Dixon Sand and Gravel, Port Deposit, for 15 years. He also worked as a mechanic for Hertz Rent-A-Car, Philadelphia Airport, for 27 years. Joseph was adventurous and loved the...
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Helen Ann Steppe

September 7, 1926 - March 3, 2019

Helen Suttles Steppe of Rising Sun, MD, age 92 went to be with the Lord on Sunday, March 3, 2019. A true lady from the south, she was born in Sandy Mush, NC on September 7, 1926 to the late Andy Lewis and Lelamae (Davis) Suttles. Helen was a godly woman and strong in her faith her entire life. An avid gardener, she could make anything grow and flourish, having both vegetable and flower gardens...
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Pansy M. Haagsma

June 15, 1936 - February 26, 2019

Pansy M. Haagsma, age 82 of Yorktown, VA passed away peacefully on Tuesday, February 26, 2019. Born in Rising Sun, MD on June 15, 1936, Pansy was the daughter of the late Charles and Zollie (Greer) Daughton. Pansy worked at Bainbridge Naval Base until its closing. She than worked as a business manager in the MWR Department at the Naval Weapons Station in Yorktown, VA, where she retired after...
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Lillian G. Lieske

March 2, 1929 - February 21, 2019

Lillian G. Lieske of Rising Sun, MD, age 89, passed away Thursday, February 21, 2019 just a week before her 90th Birthday. She was born in Rising Sun, MD on March 2, 1929 to the late William and Florence (Wright) Goodie. Lillian is survived by three sons: J. Michael Lieske and wife, Judy of Estero, FL, Robert L. Lieske and wife, Anne of Gilbert, AZ, and L. Benjamin Lieske and wife, Jackie of...
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Andrew Jackson Wyatt, Jr.

March 8, 1928 - February 20, 2019

Andrew Jackson Wyatt, Jr., of Port Deposit, died February 20, 2019 after a brief illness. He was 90 years old. Originally from Capels, WV, he moved to Rising Sun to work in the local canneries before starting 34 years of service at Aberdeen Proving Grounds. He is survived by his son, Andrew Wyatt of York, PA, his daughter, Angela Wyatt of Port Deposit, MD, a stepdaughter, Nancy Wiggins of...
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John A. McGonigle, "Jack"

August 26, 1930 - February 14, 2019

John A. McGonigle, "Jack", age 88, of Rising Sun, MD passed away peacefully on Thursday, February 14, 2019 surrounded by his family. Born August 26, 1930 in Wilmington, DE, Jack was the son of the late Alexander and Anna (Kennedy) McGonigle. Jack grew up in the 40 acres of Wilmington, DE. He graduated in 1949 from A.I. DuPont. After graduation, Jack became a member of Teamsters Union, Local...
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Frederick H. Strubbe, III

May 29, 1937 - February 11, 2019

Frederick H. Strubbe, III ("Fred"), age 82, of Colora, MD passed away on Monday, February 11, 2019. Born March 29, 1937 in Newark, NJ, Fred was the son of the late Frederick H. Strubbe, Jr. and the late Dora Maria Margeretha (Stegmann) Strubbe. Fred proudly served his country in the United States Army, retiring as a Master Sergeant. Fred continued to work for the US Army, retiring as a...
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Ethel W. McCardell

December 16, 1923 - February 7, 2019

Ethel W. McCardell of Colora, MD, age 95, passed away Thursday, February 7, 2019. She was born in Farmington, MD on December, 16, 1923 to the late Norman C. Way and Ada T. (Truman) Way. Ethel was an active member of the West Nottingham Presbyterian Church since birth. She focused on Christian education, having taught Sunday School for many years. Ethel also helped to establish the day care,...
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Charles Edward Rhoads, Jr.

September 30, 1943 - February 6, 2019

Charles Edward Rhoads, Jr., age 75 of Colora, MD passed away on Wednesday, February 6, 2019. Born September 30, 1943 in Coatsville, PA, Charles was the son of the late Charles Edward Rhoads, Sr. and the late Loretta Marion (Davidson) Rhoads. Charles was a proud member of the Brandywine-Goddard Lodge #383 for over thirty years. He served in the United States Air Force for a short time until he...
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Brenda Gale Kidd

December 22, 1964 - January 20, 2019

Brenda Gale Kidd, age 54 of Port Deposit MD passed away on January 20, 2019 after her long battle with cancer. She was born on December 22, 1964 in Indiana to the late Morris Kidd and Linda Kidd. Brenda graduated from Perryville High School in 1982. After graduation, she became an employee for ACME Food Market in North East, MD and was later transferred to the Elkton, MD location. She worked...
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Robert Louis Campbell

April 29, 1944 - January 15, 2019

Robert Louis Campbell, age 74 of Rising Sun, MD passed away on January 15, 2019. He was born on April 29, 1944 in PA to the late Larue Campbell and Mabel (Wilson) Campbell. Robert was proud to be an American and served his country in the US Army where he toured in Vietnam. Robert is survived by his wife, Miriam (Koneck) Campbell; son, Wyatt Campbell; sister, Rachel; aunt, Florence Schultz;...
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Kimberly Carole Schaefer

June 30, 1966 - January 13, 2019

Kimberly Carole Schaefer, age 52 of Earleville, MD passed away on January 13, 2019. She was born on June 30, 1966 in Norfolk, VA to the late Kenneth L. Weaver and Barbara (Wood) Post. Kim was a 1984 graduate of Upper Darby High School in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania. She was an artist at heart and enjoyed sewing just about everything. Kim loved playing her flute, listening to The Beatles, and...
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Lillian Alberta Mink

April 18, 1923 - January 7, 2019

Lillian Alberta Mink of Rising Sun, MD, age 95¾, passed away surrounded by her loving family on Monday, January 7, 2019. She was born in Kemblesville, Pennsylvania on April 18, 1923 to the late Harry Lee Swain and Anna (Hendrickson) Swain. A "cowgirl" in her youth, Lillian grew up on a dairy farm. She graduated from Goldey-Beacom College and went to work for Worth Steel as a bookkeeper during...
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Kirk Quackenbush Adams

March 15, 1927 - January 5, 2019

Kirk Q. Adams of Rising Sun, MD died on January 5, 2019. He was 91 years old. Born on March 15, 1927 in Springfield, Massachusetts and graduated from Springfield's Technical High School in 1944, he subsequently served in the army during the latter part of World War II. Following his discharge, he worked at Monsanto Chemical Company in Springfield and later attended the University of Michigan...
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Patricia Cleone Price

November 16, 1950 - January 1, 2019

Patricia "Pat" Cleone Price of Rising Sun, MD, age 68 passed away Tuesday, January 1, 2019. She was born in Baltimore, MD on November 16, 1950 to the late Wilhelm Henry Engel II and Pauline Elizabeth (Thompson) Engel. Pat was born in Maryland but was raised in North Dakota. She graduated from Garrison High School in 1968, and was married in 1969 to the love of her life, Franklin Price. Pat...
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Florence Lee Frist

February 18, 1918 - December 26, 2018

Florence Lee (Worth) Frist was born February 18, 1918 in Pocomoke City, MD to the late Hubert and Effie (Scott) Worth. She was a Registered Nurse and graduated from the Delaware Hospital School of Nursing, Class of 1939. She worked at Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD and A.I. duPont Hospital, Wilmington, DE. She was married to the late Delbert Sterling Frist. She enjoyed being a...
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Larry Dale Lambert, Sr.

May 10, 1950 - December 24, 2018

Larry Dale Lambert, Sr., age 68, of Colora, MD passed away peacefully on Monday, December 24, 2018 surrounded by his family. Born May 10, 1950 in Bluefield, WV, Larry was the son of the late Paul and Lillian Lambert. Larry was a devoted and loving husband, father and grandfather who could be characterized as a true "Family Man" who would do anything for his family and those he loved. He was...
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Virginia L. Starr

November 5, 1929 - December 23, 2018

Virginia L. Starr, age 89, of Rosedale, MD passed away peacefully on December 23, 2018. Born November 5, 1929 in Elkton, MD, Virginia was the daughter of the late Raul and Minnie (Abrams) Jackson. Virginia was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend. A devout Christian, Virginia held faith and family of the utmost importance. She enjoyed playing games especially crossword puzzles,...
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Audrey Mae Cooper

March 15, 1939 - December 21, 2018

Audrey Mae Cooper, age 79 of Port Deposit, MD passed away on December 21, 2018. She was born on March 15, 1939 in Lancaster County, PA to the late J. Clyde Lutz and Nellie B. (Dull) Lutz. Audrey graduated from Pequea Valley High School in 1957. She dedicated 20 years to Stoner Inc. in PA where she worked as a Production Worker. In her spare time, she enjoyed playing Bingo and various board...
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Ada F. Hayden

January 20, 1933 - December 18, 2018

Ada Frances Graham Hayden, age 85 of Elkton, MD died on Tuesday, December 18, 2018 at her home. Born in Zion, MD on January 20, 1933, she was the daughter of the late William C. and the late Ada Steward Graham. During her early years Ada was a homemaker. She later worked for The Cabinet Mill in Oxford, PA and then went on to work for Perry Point in Perryville, MD where she worked until...
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Caterina Rando

November 14, 1925 - December 14, 2018

Caterina Rando of Rising Sun, MD, age 93, passed away Friday, December 14, 2018. She was born in Torre Faro, Sicily on November 14, 1925 to the late Giuseppe Curro' and Agata (Ingegneri) Curro'. Caterina enjoyed traveling to Italy and Venezuela. She was known for being one of the best at cooking Italian food. Caterina liked to watch soap operas, especially "The Days of Our Lives". She would...
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Joshua M. Meehan

September 23, 1994 - November 30, 2018

Joshua Michael Meehan, age 24, of Rising Sun, MD was taken to meet his Lord and Savior November 30, 2018. He was born on September 23, 1994 in Elkton, MD to Bonnie and Jack Meehan. Joshua was a graduate of Rising Sun High School class of 2013. He played tennis in high school, travel soccer and learned to play the piano at a young age. He also enjoyed snowboarding and creating innovative...
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Leonard Nicholas Brochu

January 23, 1940 - November 30, 2018

Leonard Nicholas Brochu, age 78 of Rising Sun, MD passed away peacefully on Friday, November 30, 2018. Born January 23, 1940 in Sainte-Claire, Canada, Leonard was the son of the late Ernest and Mary Catherine (Kelly) Brochu. Leonard was a member of the I.B.E.W. Electrical Worker Local 351. He enjoyed going to auctions, antiquing and traveling, especially to Florida and Canada. His most...
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Richard B. Holman

June 22, 1931 - November 29, 2018

Richard B. Holman, age 87, of Rising Sun, MD passed away November 29, 2018. He was born June 22, 1931 to the late Stanley Bruce Holman and Jenny Alice Holman (Miller). Richard grew up on a farm with his family, which is where he started to work full-time with his father. He enjoyed his job taking care of the family business and loved to drive the tractor. Richard also worked on the assembly...
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James "Jimboy" Biddle

June 16, 1973 - November 23, 2018

James "Jimboy" Hammersely Biddle, 45, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, November 23, 2018. Jimboy was born on June 16, 1973 in Elkton, Maryland. He was the fourth child, and first born son, of Patricia Ann (Taylor) Clay and James Edward Biddle, Jr. Jimboy was known for his joyous personality and ability to make friends wherever he went. His genuine selflessness and generosity towards...
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Mildred Jane Biggers

May 14, 1928 - November 21, 2018

Mildred Jane Biggers, age 90 of Colora, MD, passed away on November 21, 2018. She was born on May 14, 1928 in Elkton, MD to the late Clarence Woodward Kennard and Mary Elizabeth (Rothwell) Kennard. Jane was dedicated to her family and will be dearly missed. Jane is survived by her son, Michael Biggers of Tucson, AZ; daughters: Donna Owens of Los Angeles, CA and Diane Burleson of...
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Mary Lou Stevens

July 19, 1944 - November 17, 2018

Mary L. Stevens of Nottingham, PA, age 74, passed away Saturday, November 17, 2018. She was born on July 19, 1944 in Colora, MD to the late Francis Eckles MacCauley and Virginia Eve (McGlothlin) MacCauley. Mary graduated from Rising Sun High School in 1962. She retired from Pepperidge Farms, Downingtown, PA in 2015 after over 30 years of service. Mary was a private person that loved her 2010...
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Donald R. Johnson

June 15, 1929 - November 15, 2018

Mr. Donald R. Johnson began his eternal rest on November 15, 2018. He was born on June 15, 1929, the second son of the late Joseph T. Johnson and Ruth E. Brown Johnson in Rising Sun, Maryland. He graduated from Rising Sun public schools and West Nottingham Academy, located in Colora, Maryland. Upon graduation, Don worked at the Rising Sun National Bank. Don enlisted in the United States Army...
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Barbara I. Maness

October 27, 1927 - November 15, 2018

Barbara I. Maness, age 91 of Elkton, MD (formerly of Nottingham, PA) passed away peacefully on Thursday, November 15, 2018. Born October 27, 1927 in Poland, Barbara was the daughter of the late Joseph and Margaret Blachowski. Barbara was a woman who enjoyed the simple things in life. She liked to pass the time crocheting and watching family feud. She also enjoyed dancing. She cherished her...
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Emma M. Wagner

August 5, 1945 - November 5, 2018

Emma Mella Wagner, age 73 of Conowingo, MD passed away on November 5, 2018. She was born on August 5, 1945 to the late John H. Robinson and Amy Virginia (Crothers) Robinson. Emma had a passion for working with children and worked as a 4th grade teacher at Conowingo Elementary school for 30 years. She was a devout Christian and a longtime member of Conowingo Baptist Church. Emma enjoyed...
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Richard B. McCummings

January 22, 1953 - November 2, 2018

Richard B. McCummings, age 65, of Rising Sun, MD passed away peacefully on Friday, November 2, 2018 at his home. Born January 22, 1953 in West Grove, PA, Richard was the son of the late Joseph and Edith (Pyle) McCummings. Richard was an avid sports enthusiast. He was known for staying up to date with all sports standings including the local High School and college sports teams. Some of his...
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Thomas "TJ" McMillan

July 20, 1996 - November 2, 2018

Thomas "TJ" James McMillan of Rising Sun, MD, age 22, passed away tragically on Friday, November 2, 2018. He was born in Lancaster, PA on July 20, 1996 to Jamie Donald McMillan and Amy (Bauguess) McMillan. TJ graduated from Rising Sun High School in 2015. He went on to attend Cecil College full time, pursing his degree in computer programming and game design. He was a member of the national...
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James K. Frederick

May 22, 1961 - October 30, 2018

James K. Frederick, age 57 of Rising Sun, MD, passed away on October 30, 2018. Born May 22, 1961 in Baltimore, MD, James was the son of the late Edward and Ila Frederick. James was an animal lover but especially loved his dogs. He enjoyed visiting with his friends all around Rising Sun and was known for having his cup of coffee and a scratch off nearby. He also enjoyed spending the holidays...
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Woodford Allison Bowe, Jr.

April 30, 1950 - October 24, 2018

Woodford A. Bowe, Jr. (Woodie) of Rising Sun, MD peacefully passed at home on October 24, 2018 at age 68. He was born April 30, 1950 in Elkton, MD to Woodford and Marion Rebecca Bowe. Raised in Chesapeake City, MD, Woodie was a 1968 Bohemia Manor High School graduate. He served in the United States Navy from 1968 to 1974 as a radar electronics technician. Following the Navy, he worked at CDS...
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Robert Wayne Nixon, "Bob"

July 9, 1952 - October 23, 2018

Robert Wayne Nixon, "Bob" passed away at home on October 23, 2018. He was born on July 9, 1952 in Compton, CA to Donna Charlene Blue and the late Robert Nixon. Bob served our country in the United States Army from 1972 to 1983. He was also the Chief of Chesapeake City Police Department from 1983 to 1991. During his professional career, Bob was a civilian engineer at Aberdeen Proving Ground...
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Eugene "Mike" Caffey III

August 27, 1947 - October 23, 2018

Eugene "Mike" Mead Caffey, III of Port Deposit, MD, age 71 passed away Tuesday, October 23, 2018. He was born on August 27, 1947 in Charlottesville, VA to the late Eugene Mead Caffey, Jr. and Lyndall Buntin Caffey. Mike was a proud graduate and member of the Alumni Society of the University of Virginia. He went on to teach English for Cecil County Public Schools, and was a favorite among the...
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Robert Duane Kennard

August 5, 1933 - October 21, 2018

Robert "Bob" Duane Kennard, age 85, of Rising Sun, MD passed away on October 21, 2018. Bob was born in Rising Sun, MD on August 5, 1933 to Francis M. Kennard, Sr. and Elsie M. Kennard. In his teens, Bob worked for his family business, Cecil County Milling Company. He graduated from West Nottingham Academy in 1951 and attended college at Duke University and John Hopkins University finishing...
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