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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.

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Our Obituaries

Timothy "Tim" D. Brooks

September 10, 1945 - February 19, 2021

Timothy (Tim) D. Brooks, age 75, a lifelong resident of Cecil County, passed away on Friday, February 19, 2021. Tim was born in Havre de Grace, MD on September 10, 1945 to the late Jesse Lee and Mertis Brooks. He was a graduate of Rising Sun High School, attended Goldey-Beacom College and the Florida Institute of Business. Tim was the owner/operator of Rising Sun Log Corporation. As the...
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Glen Allen Hinkle, Jr.

June 21, 1951 - February 18, 2021

Glen Allen Hinkle, Jr. of Colora, MD, age 69, passed away Thursday, February 18, 2021. Glen was born on June 21, 1951 in Havre de Grace, MD to Helen Virgena (Sutphin) and the late Glen Allen Hinkle, Sr. Glen was a Rising Sun High School 1969 graduate. He worked at Aberdeen Proving Ground from 1983 until his retirement in 2016 as a Test Director. Glen was an avid golfer. He was a Ravens...
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Margaret Avampato

September 24, 1925 - February 17, 2021

Margaret Avampato of Bel Air, MD passed away peacefully February 17, 2021 at Union Hospital in Elkton, MD following a short stay at Calvert Manor Nursing Home. She was 95, born September 24, 1925, in Latrobe, PA, the youngest of eight born to Frank and Pearl Spewock. She was the devoted wife of James Avampato for 58 years, who preceded her in death as well as her daughter, Linda Engard. She...
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Michael Warren Price

August 29, 1958 - February 13, 2021

Michael Warren Price, 62, passed away at his home on Between the Flags Farm in Airville, Pennsylvania on February 13th, 2021. Born in West Chester on August, 29th 1958, Price grew up living and working on the horse farms of Unionville and elsewhere in southern Chester County. Known to many as "Big Mike", he was a gifted athlete and talented horseman and huntsman. A 1977 graduate of...
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Milman Prettyman , Jr.

February 13, 2021

Dick Prettyman, 92, passed away February 13, 2021 in Seasons Hospice at Christiana Care. Born in Seaford, DE he was the son of the late Milman and Louise (Eskridge) Prettyman. Dick was preceded in death by his daughter Lisa. He is survived by his wife of 50 years Gloria; daughter, Michelle Prettyman; son, Christopher Prettyman; grandchildren: Dian and Eric; and sister, Suzanne Potts of Hudson,...
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Cherie Owens

February 13, 2021

Cherie Ann Owens, age 77 of Rising Sun, Maryland, died Saturday, February 13, 2021, of ovarian cancer. Cherie was born December 17, 1943 in Atchison, KS to the late Juanita (Potter) Markham and Earl Baughman. She was preceded in death by her older sister, Kay (Baughman) Pullum. "Cher," as she was known by many, grew up in an Air Force family and moved nearly every two years, living for a time...
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Allen "Punny" Garrett Williams

August 29, 1936 - February 12, 2021

Allen "Punny" Garrett Williams, age 84, of Conowingo, MD, passed away on Friday, February 12, 2021. He was born in Lick Creek, KY on August 29, 1936 to the late Herbert Williams and Zetta (Fields) Williams. Punny worked for Hinkle and McCoy, Asplundh, and Bobby Nitz Tree Services for sixty-one years, retiring as a tree surgeon at the age of eighty-two. He would always bring animals home that...
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Leroy Elsworth Warner, Jr.

January 5, 1952 - February 10, 2021

Leroy Elsworth Warner, Jr., age 69, of North East, MD, passed away on February 10, 2021. Born in West Chester, PA on January 5, 1952. He was the son of the late Leroy Warner, Sr. and Margaret (Epp) Warner. Leroy retired from Chrysler Corporation of Newark, DE as an Assembler. He was an avid collector of everything, particularly collecting cars, motorcycles, and tools. Leroy always had a...
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James "Jimmy" Walter Blakeley

May 29, 1932 - February 9, 2021

James "Jimmy" Walter Blakeley of Rising Sun, MD, age 88, passed away Tuesday, February 9, 2021. He was born on May 29, 1932 in Havre de Grace, MD to Raymond Lee Blakeley and Grace Agnes (Heckman) Blakeley. Jimmy had a great passion for farming and worked on his father's farm most of his life. He loved attending the Farm Show in Pennsylvania every year. Once his health wouldn't allow him to...
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Robert "Bob" Lewis Waddington

February 11, 1944 - February 8, 2021

Robert (better known as Bob) went to be with his Lord and Savior on February 8, 2021. He was born in Salem, New Jersey, on February 11, 1944, to Lewis H. F. and Virginia E. (Coslett) Waddington. Bob was a 1963 graduate of John Dickinson High School and, although he always said he should have been a weatherman, he went on to study his chosen profession of scientific glassblowing at the...
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Joseph Lee Bandy, Sr.

February 5, 2021

Joseph Lee Bandy, Sr. of Colora, MD, age 64, passed away Friday, February 5, 2021. He was born on March 6, 1956 in Havre De Grace, MD to the late Jesse Edward Bandy and Ruth Lee (Brannon) Bandy. Joseph was an exceptional person and an even better father. He was a truly gifted carpenter and woodworker, that enjoyed playing his guitar and going out to car shows. Joseph is survived by his son,...
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Lawrence Harrison Sanders, Sr., "Larry"

September 8, 1951 - February 5, 2021

Lawrence Harrison Sanders, Sr., "Larry" age 69, of Colora, MD, passed away on Friday, February 5, 2021. He was born in Baltimore, MD on September 8, 1951 to the late Paul Sanders and Dortha M. (Oldaker) Griffith. Before becoming disabled, Larry, a Vietnam veteran, worked in the construction trade as a Drywall Finisher, and was a true craftsman taking great pride in his work. He extended his...
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Jason Michael Minner

January 21, 1977 - February 5, 2021

Jason Michael Minner, age 44, of Elkton, MD, passed away on February 5, 2021. He was born in Wilmington, DE on January 21, 1977 to Donna Marie (Yates) Dant and the late Richard K. Minner. Jason was a kind and generous man who was always ready to give a helping hand to anyone in need. He was a hard worker, multi-talented tradesman, good at everything he did especially carpentry, roofing,...
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Gloria Ann Williams

January 31, 2021

Gloria Ann Williams, age 90, of Elkton, MD, passed away on Sunday, January 31, 2021. She was born on September 28, 1930 in Baltimore, MD to the late Joshua Noyes and Catherine Rosabell (Siedel) Noyes. Gloria worked at St. John Holy Angels in Newark, DE. She also a member of Immaculate Conception Church in Elkton, MD. In her youth, Gloria was known as a talented ice skater. Gloria loved...
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Kelly Renee Talley

October 17, 1982 - January 31, 2021

Kelly Renee Talley, age 38 of Conowingo, MD went into the arms of her Heavenly Father after a valiant fight with cancer on January 31st, 2021 surrounded by her loving family. She was born on October 17, 1982 in Rising Sun, MD to Nancy Kay (Williams) Wiggins and the late Joseph Ellis Wiggins. Kelly is survived by her loving husband of 16 years, Jason Michael Talley; son, Taylor Jason Talley;...
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Margaret Jean Berg

January 25, 2021

Margaret Jean Berg ‐ 76 Margaret Jean Berg was surrounded by family when she passed on January 25, 2021. She was born May 12, 1944, in Bel Air, Maryland, to Clifford and Ruth Townsley. Margaret (Jeanie to her family) spent many years as a successful hair stylist and accountant. She worked as an accountant for 7 years with her daughter Patricia Wagner at her accounting firm, Wagner &...
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Elwood Clair Crothers

January 23, 2021

Elwood Clair Crothers, age 86, of Conowingo, MD, passed away on Saturday, January 23, 2021. He was born in Havre De Grace, MD on December 29, 1934 to the late Elwood Leslie Crothers and Genevie Schlossnagle. Clair retired from Robbins Motor Transportation in 1997 where he was an over-the-road heavy hauler truck driver. In retirement he enjoyed time with his grandchildren, great-grandchildren...
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Shirley Agnes McCulloch

June 14, 1937 - January 23, 2021

Shirley Agnes McCulloch of Colora, MD, age 83, passed away Saturday, January 23, 2021. Shirley was born on June 14, 1937 in Baltimore, MD to the late George Kahl and Marie (Brockmeyer) Kahl. Shirley enjoyed gardening, crafts, scrapbooking, bird and animal watching, going to yard sales and baking cakes. Her pride and joy was taking care of her husband, children and grandchildren. Shirley...
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Albert Lee Caldwell, Jr.

May 15, 1935 - January 22, 2021

Albert "Sonny" Lee Caldwell Jr. of Elkton, MD, age 85, passed away Friday, January 22, 2021. Sonny was born on May 15, 1935 in Baltimore, MD to the late Albert Lee Caldwell and Dorothy Testerman. Sonny was a truck driver and an electrical lineman for many years. He belonged to the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers for more than 58 years, He was an Endowment member of the...
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John James Hayden

January 18, 2021

John James Hayden, age 85, of Rising Sun, MD, passed away on Monday, January 18, 2021. He was born on January 23, 1935 to the late Henry Fulton Hayden and Virgie Victoria (Roland) Hayden. John was a very skilled and talented man, especially working with his hands doing different types of craftsmanship. He took great pride in the work that he did. Throughout his life, John enjoyed entertaining...
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Jean Parrish

January 15, 2021

Eleanor "Jean" Parrish (nee Brown) went home to be with the Lord on January 15, 2021 surrounded by her family. She was born on November 19, 1928 in Montpelier, Vermont to the late Reverend Elias Bond Brown of Bonavista, Newfoundland and Mildred Ennis of Ontario, Canada. She was the sister of the late Barbara Brown. Jean graduated with a teaching degree from New Paltz State Teachers College...
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Liyalah Grace Gilcher

January 14, 2021 - January 14, 2021

With broken hearts, we welcomed our daughter, Liyalah Grace Gilcher, into the world on January 14th 2021, only to say Rest In Peace sweet and perfect angel...We love you and we will always remember our baby who was too beautiful for this world. The Lord gave you as a gift to us, and we know He has a wonderful plan for you in heaven! Please say a prayer for our little angel today. A poem for...
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Catherine Mae Lane

March 22, 1931 - January 14, 2021

Catherine Mae Lane of Elkton, MD, age 89, passed away Thursday, January 14, 2021. She was born in Rising Sun, MD on March 22, 1931 to the late Harry Charles McMullen and Beatrice (Pyle) McMullen. Catherine received her Master's degree in social work from the University of Maryland and her Bachelor's degree from Lincoln University. She was Mayor of Rising Sun from 1990-1994. She was a social...
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Walter Keith Hovatter

April 14, 1930 - January 12, 2021

Walter "Keith" Hovatter of Rising Sun, MD, age 90, was welcomed to his eternal reward Tuesday, January 12, 2021. He was born on April 14, 1930 to the late Freda Nell Cathell and adopted by the late Walter Hovatter. Keith was born and raised in St. George, WV and graduated from Parsons High School in Parsons, WV. He proudly served in the US Navy on the USS Glynn during the Korean War. After his...
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Joseph John Duff, Jr.

June 27, 1952 - January 9, 2021

Joseph John Duff, Jr passed away on January 9th, 2021 at home in Colora, MD at the age of 68. He was born on June 27th, 1952 in Keyser, WV to the late John Joseph Duff, Sr and Blanche (Conser) Duff. Johnny was a very hardworking and dedicated man who put others before himself and helped in anyway he could. He loved to spend his free time fishing, hunting, and playing horseshoes with friends...
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Jeanne Marie Menge

January 6, 2021

Jeanne Marie "Jeannie" (Boas) Menge, 93, of Conowingo, formerly of Strasburg, PA went to her heavenly home on January 6, 2021 at Calvert Manor Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare, Rising Sun, MD. Jeannie was born on July 24, 1927 in Lancaster, PA to the late Harry Michael and Thelma May (Sterling) Boas. She was a 1945 graduate of Penn Manor High School in Millersville, PA. On September 11,...
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Miguel Angel Reyes

December 27, 1948 - January 3, 2021

Miguel Angel Reyes, Sr., "Papo 13" age 72, of Seaford, DE passed away January 3, 2021. He was born on December 27, 1948 in El Barrio Achiote de Naranjito, Puerto Rico to the late Engracia Reyes and Adela Fuentes. Papo 13 was a U.S. Army Veteran and served during Vietnam. He loved studying the bible, cooking, political history, and was musically talented. Papo 13 played guitar, bass, piano,...
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Benjamin S. Haines

February 12, 1940 - January 2, 2021

Benjamin S. Haines, age 80, of Rising Sun, MD, passed away peacefully on Saturday, January 2, 2021 at Union Hospital in Elkton, MD. Ben was born February 12, 1940 in West Chester, PA, to the late Alfred and Rebecca Haines. Ben's life revolved around agriculture including working on the family dairy farm, operating his own silo and farm equipment business, enjoying hauling everything from Star...
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Nancy A. Curry

March 9, 1936 - January 1, 2021

Nancy A. Curry, age 84, of Rising Sun, MD, passed away on January 1, 2021. She was born in West Grove, PA on March 9, 1936 to the late Glenn O. Osborne and Flora E. (Deaver) Hamilton. Nancy had a ceramic shop located in Rising Sun, MD named "Sun Ceramics." She enjoyed going on car rides, shopping, listening to classic country music and putting puzzles together. Nancy had a great love for any...
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William Earl Simmers

April 26, 1933 - December 31, 2020

William Earl Simmers, of Rising Sun, MD, passed into glory on Thursday, December 31st, 2020. He was 87. He was the son of the late Harvey E. and Estella Marie Kirkwood Simmers. Earl was preceded in death by his wife of 64 years, Peggy Lee Akers Simmers. Earl graduated from Rising Sun High School in 1951, and married his sweetheart Peggy before serving in the U.S. Army during the Korean War....
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Carol Maxine Gutberlet

May 25, 1948 - December 29, 2020

Carol Maxine Gutberlet, age 72, of Port Deposit, MD, passed away on Tuesday, December 29, 2020. She was born in Fork, MD on May 25, 1948 to the late Frederick Carl Melber, Sr. and Lucille (McGrady) Melber. Carol took great joy in working around the yard with her husband, Gary. She loved playing bingo and was often known as the "Bingo Queen". During her free time, Carol enjoyed reading and...
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Jayden Allen Thompson

June 1, 2011 - December 28, 2020

Jayden Allen Thompson, age 9 of Oxford, PA passed away on December 28, 2020. He was born on June 1, 2011 in Elkton, MD to Meghan Lynn Kennard. Jayden was a very happy boy who always had a smile on his face. He brought so much joy and happiness to everyone who knew him. Although he could be ornery at times, he was a Mama's Boy. He enjoyed being around horses and going on rides with his mom. ...
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Henry "Henny" Joseph Gray, Jr.

April 20, 1950 - December 27, 2020

Henry "Henny" Joseph Gray, Jr., age 70, of Chesapeake City, MD, passed away on Sunday, December 27, 2020. He was born on April 20, 1950 in Wilmington, DE to the late Henry Joseph Gray, Sr. and Jean Marie (Ahern) Gray. Henny was a graduate of Elkton High School class of 1968. He worked as an electrician with IBEW Local #313 for 43 years. Henny moved to Saudi Arabia in October, 1978 and worked...
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Thor Miller

May 15, 1991 - December 26, 2020

Thor Miller of Rising Sun, MD, age 29, passed away Saturday, December 26, 2020. He was born in Fayetteville, AR to Mitchel Wayne Miller and Jane Celeste (Moore) Miller. Thor was born with a huge heart and channeled his caring for others through his love of baseball and numerous community efforts. A collegiate baseball scholarship allowed him to continue to help his team on the field, and he...
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Howard Ray Pyle

January 19, 1931 - December 21, 2020

Howard Ray Pyle, age 89, of Rising Sun, MD passed away on December 21, 2020. He was born on January 19, 1931 in Elkton, MD to the late Casper Wince Pyle and Ida Margaret (Rock) Pyle. Howard was a painter for Local 921 for thirty-one years before retiring. He took great joy in spending time with his family and taking care of his lawn. Howard will be dearly missed by all who knew him. ...
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Ronnie Jack Bare

October 26, 1952 - December 20, 2020

Ronnie Jack Bare, age 68 of Rising Sun, MD, passed away December 20, 2020. He was born on October 26, 1952 in Traphill, NC to the late B. Leonard Bare and Perna Bare (Luffman). Ronnie was a hardworking man and loved his family. In his professional career, he was a welder by trade and often worked on heavy equipment. Ronnie enjoyed his Harley Davidson motorcycles, fishing, NASCAR and camping....
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Cecil Clemith Pierce

June 29, 1940 - December 17, 2020

Cecil (Bud) Clemith Pierce, III, age 80, of North East, MD, passed away on December 17, 2020 surrounded by his immediate family. He was born in West Grove, Pennsylvania on June 29, 1940 to the late Cecil Clemith Pierce, Jr. and Dorothy (Gill) Pierce. Cecil was known to friends and family as Bud, Buddy, and Pop-Pop. He worked for W.L. Gore & Assoc. for thirty-nine years where he made many...
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Alma Jean Weir

August 18, 1934 - December 16, 2020

Alma Jean Weir," Jean", age 86, of Havre de Grace, MD, passed away on Wednesday, December 16, 2020. She was born in Fleetwood, NC on August 18, 1934 to the late Claude and Fannie (Goodman) Haire. Jean retired in 1989 after 35 years of service with the Federal Government. She was a secretary for NARFE and former Board Director at APG Bank. She also served many roles at Young at Heart in Havre...
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Jeffrey Jay Hunt

September 23, 1965 - December 14, 2020

Jeffrey Jay Hunt, age 55 of Rising Sun, MD passed away on December 14, 2020. He was born on September 23, 1965 in West Grove, PA to the late George Albert Hunt and Margaret (Clifford) Hunt. Jeff was a life long resident of Cecil County, MD. He was a farmer who took great joy in caring for his fields, tractors, animals, and his dog, Buddy. Jeff will be dearly missed. Jeff is survived by his...
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Minnie Pearl Riffey

November 14, 1945 - December 14, 2020

Minnie Pearl Riffey of Conowingo, MD, age 75, passed away peacefully at home on Monday, December 14, 2020. She was born in Townsend, DE on November 14, 1945 the daughter of Jacob Alexander Jones and Nellie Ann Jones. Minnie enjoyed knitting, having knitted many blankets over the years. She was fond of mowing her extensive yard and riding on the golf cart and spent an entertaining four months...
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James H. Webb, Sr.

May 15, 1944 - December 13, 2020

James "Jim" H. Webb, Sr., age 76, of Port Deposit, MD, passed away on December 13, 2020. He was born in West Chester, PA on May 15, 1944 to the late Hubert A. Webb and Ruth Geraldine (Reed) Webb. Jim graduated from Rising Sun High School class of 1962. After graduating he worked side by side with his father in their family mushroom business. Jim then moved on to being a Rural Route Mail...
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Kristopher Blane Perry

September 21, 1979 - December 9, 2020

Kristopher Blane Perry, age 41, of Belcamp, MD, passed away on December 9, 2020. He was born in Havre De Grace, MD on September 21, 1979 to Tommy Wayne Perry and Linda Susan (Van Dyke) Holbrook. Kristopher was a Rising Sun High School graduate in 1997. He was a delivery driver for Conowingo Pizza for over twelve years. Kristopher was an avid comic book collector and enjoyed classic cars. His...
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Robert "Fuzz" Shires, Sr.

July 2, 1934 - December 7, 2020

Robert "Fuzz" Donald Shires, Sr., age 86, of Conowingo, MD, passed away on December 7, 2020. He was born in New Bridge, MD on July 2, 1934 to the late William Herschel Shires and Grace Marie (Madron) Shires. Fuzz proudly served his country in the U.S. Army. He was the owner of Shires Body Shop for over fifty years before retiring. Fuzz was a member of the American Legion, VFW, Shriners,...
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Ellen Louise Coale

July 28, 1946 - December 6, 2020

Ellen Louise Coale, age 74, of Conowingo, MD passed away on December 6, 2020. She was born on July 28, 1946 in Havre de Grace, MD to the late James Walter Smith and Hester Louise Hughes (Eastridge). Ellen was a hardworking woman that devoted most of her professional career to ACME markets, which is where she worked for numerous years until 2011. She was a loving and caring mother and...
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Glenn "Bub" Charles Snyder, Sr

June 25, 1962 - December 6, 2020

Glenn "Bub" Charles Snyder, Sr., age 58, of Rising Sun, MD, passed away on Sunday, December 6, 2020. He was born on June 25, 1962 in Missouri to the late Robert Kenneth Snyder, Sr. and Peggy Mae (Zeger) Snyder. Bub loved spending time with his siblings, especially Kim and Kenny. He was a dedicated husband. Bub spent many Sunday nights joyfully singing to the senior citizens at the Elkton VFW....
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Alta Lea Eller

November 18, 1944 - December 6, 2020

Alta Lea Eller, age 76, of Rising Sun, MD passed away at home surrounded by loved ones on December 6, 2020. She was born on November 18, 1944 to the late Claude Allen Sharpe and Ruby Sharpe (Taylor). Alta was a workaholic and held various jobs, which included RMR electric; Elkton Fashions; and Cashier at Acme in Havre de Grace. She was a member of Pleasant View Baptist Church and a member of...
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Ramona Yvonne Bundy

June 12, 1932 - December 4, 2020

Ramona Yvonne (Lavan) Bundy, age 88 passed away on Friday, December 4, 2020 at her residence in Oxford, PA. She was born on June 12, 1932 to the late Lorenzo Mark Lavan and Katherine Hannah (Kirker) Lavan. Ramona was a 1950 graduate of Falls Creek High School and a 1953 graduate of Allegheny School of Nursing in Pittsburgh, PA. She married Leonard Bundy in 1955 after a whirlwind romance that...
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Mexie Esther Perry

January 31, 1925 - December 2, 2020

Mexie "Esther" Perry of Rising Sun, MD, age 95, passed away on Wednesday, December 2, 2020. She was born on January 31, 1925 in Swords Creek, VA to the late Elbert T. Miller and Virginia Pearl (Herndon) Miller. Esther was a graduate of Rising Sun High School and lifetime member of Conowingo Baptist Church. A person that always kept busy, she was an avid reader, enjoyed spending time in her...
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Walter Joseph Graham

February 1, 1935 - November 29, 2020

Walter Joseph Graham of Elkton, (formerly, Baltimore), passed away peacefully on November 29, 2020 after a three-and-a-half-year battle with cancer. He was 85. Mr. Graham was a lifelong Marylander, having moved here from Philadelphia when he was six. He was a 1953 graduate of the Salesianum School in Wilmington and then served with the National Guard in the Tank Corps. Mr. Graham worked as an...
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Johnny "John" Bernerd Leonard

October 7, 1947 - November 24, 2020

Johnny "John" Bernerd Leonard, age 73, of Conowingo, MD, passed away peacefully with his wife by his side on Tuesday, November 24, 2020. He was born in Bristol, VA to the late John Leonard and Mary (Venable) Leonard. John proudly served his country in the U.S. Marines. Throughout his military career, he was a Sargent for four years and served during the Vietnam War. He was the second Past...
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Keith Raymond Stephens

October 21, 1948 - November 23, 2020

Keith Raymond Stephens, age 72, of Conowingo, MD passed away November 23, 2020. He was born on October 21, 1948 in Dundalk, MD to the late Russel Stephens and Marie Stephens (Komornik). Keith was a self-taught musician that could play blue grass and gospel music. His musical talents included the mandolin, banjo, guitar, bass, song writing, and vocals. He was fortunate enough to have met and...
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Barbara Susan McNamee

November 30, 1940 - November 22, 2020

Barbara Susan McNamee of Newark, DE, age 79, passed away Sunday, November 22, 2020. She was born on November 30, 1940 in Philadelphia, PA to the late Shuman R. Swenk and Mina F. (Goll) Swenk. Barbara loved doing crafts as well as doing quilting and other sewing projects. She enjoyed visiting her friends in the sewing group. An active person, Barbara enjoyed skiing when she was younger, was a...
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Jane Anne Czach

August 29, 1926 - November 10, 2020

Jane Anne Czach, formerly of Delaware, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, November 10, 2020 at the age of 94 surrounded by loving family. She was born in Chester, PA on August 29, 1926 to the late Luca and Catherine (Zacher) Wojciechowski. Jane was a special person, one of a kind. She was a wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. Jane took pride in being a homemaker and full-time...
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Donald Joseph Cole

October 19, 1936 - November 8, 2020

Donald Joseph Cole, age 84 years, of Elkton, MD passed away November 8, 2020. He was born on October 19, 1936 in Wilmington, DE to the late Paul Leroy Cole and Ellen Mary Dougherty. Don was a traveler and especially loved going on Caribbean cruises with his late wife Lorraine. He enjoyed reading the Wilmington News Journal Newspaper. His favorite TV shows were the classic western ones like...
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Lou Ellen Campbell

November 3, 1943 - November 3, 2020

Lou Ellen Campbell, age 77, of Elkton, MD passed away on Tuesday, November 3, 2020. She was born in Richland, VA on November 3, 1943 to the late Harman and Gladys (Meadows) Allison. While growing up in Virginia, Ellen enjoyed participating in 4H by submitting award winning canning and sewing projects for competitions. Ellen moved to Maryland as a teenager where she graduated from Bel Air High...
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Lilly Rebecca Gillespie

September 13, 1926 - October 31, 2020

Lilly Rebecca Gillespie of Rising Sun, MD, age 94, passed away Saturday, October 31, 2020. Rebecca was born on September 13, 1926 in Newhall, WV to the late William Gustus Reed and Alice Blanche (Altizer) Reed. Rebecca worked at Aberdeen Elementary School as a cafeteria worker for 10 years. She loved children dearly and was an excellent mother to her 7 daughters. Rebecca attended bingo at...
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Charles David Denn

December 6, 1958 - October 27, 2020

Charles David Denn, age 61, of North East, MD passed away on Tuesday, October 27, 2020. He was born in Wilmington, DE on December 6, 1958 to the late Charles Ritchie and Georgia Lorraine (Stover) Denn. Dave proudly served his country for eight years in the U.S. Army. He worked as an Iron Worker for twenty plus years. Dave watched the news all the time and was always sure to keep up with the...
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Terri Lynne Baeder

July 30, 1963 - October 26, 2020

"Do not be afraid, for I am with you. Do not be anxious, for I am your God. I will fortify you, yes, I will help you, I will really hold on to you with my right hand of righteousness" Terri Lynne Baeder passed away October 26, 2020 peacefully at home with family. Born July 30, 1963 in Oxford Pennsylvania to Wilma Jean and Terry Malcolm Reisler. She was raised on a dairy farm. She is...
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Barbara A. Atwood

April 11, 1943 - October 23, 2020

Barbara A. Atwood, age 77, of Oxford, PA passed away on Friday, October 23, 2020. She was born in West Chester, PA on April 11, 1943 to the late Thomas Thompson and Edith (Phillipi) Thompson. Barbara was a member of Nottingham Baptist Missionary Church for many years. She loved playing games, specifically bingo, scrabble, cards, and enjoyed doing word finding books. Barbara was a social...
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Floyd "Woody" Craig

April 16, 1937 - October 21, 2020

Floyd "Woody" Elwood Craig of Rising Sun, MD, age 83, passed away Wednesday, October 21, 2020. He was born on April 16, 1937 in Parksville, KY to the late Albert Craig and Cynthia (Honnaker) Conrad. Woody loved music so much he was the lead singer and guitar player in a country western band, The Country Classics. An active and handy man, Woody was always making things or doing home maintenance...
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Cloyd Alan Senn

October 11, 1940 - October 20, 2020

Cloyd Alan Senn, passed away peacefully at home on October 20, 2020. He was born in Lawton, OK on October 11, 1940. Cloyd served in the U.S Army and graduated from the University of MD with a Master's degree in Business Management. He retired from Aberdeen Proving Ground as assistant commandant for U.S. Army Ordnance Center and School. Cloyd was involved in Harness Horse Racing for several...
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Everett E. MacCauley

September 21, 1932 - October 19, 2020

Everett E. MacCauley, Jr., age 88, of Rising Sun, MD passed away on Monday, October 19, 2020. He was born in Rowlandville, MD to the late Everett E. MacCauley, Sr. and G. Marie (Kelley) MacCauley. Everett was self-employed and owned his own construction company. Along with construction, Everett had many different talents such as, wood working and carpentry. He enjoyed golfing and watching NFL...
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Irene Martha Mellinger

July 16, 1931 - October 18, 2020

Irene Martha Mellinger of Elkton, MD, age 89, passed away Sunday, October 18, 2020. Irene was born on July 16, 1931 in Crumpler, North Carolina to the late Walter J. Taylor and Mollie D. (Jones) Taylor. Irene grew up a farm girl and loved animals, especially horses and her dogs. She was a hard worker, had a very strong work ethic and spent her career working at Chrysler Corp. and in a sewing...
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Thomas James "Tommy" Vernon

February 11, 1947 - October 16, 2020

Thomas "Tommy" James Vernon of Millville, DE, age 73, passed away Thursday, October 15, 2020. He was born on February 11, 1947 in Havre de Grace, MD to the late James Lee Vernon and Rhoda Estelle (Carter) Vernon. Tommy graduated from Rising Sun High School and later earned a Bachelor's Degree from University of Maryland University College. After high school, he worked as barracks clerk for the...
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Grace Roark Webb

July 3, 1926 - October 11, 2020

Grace Roark Webb, age 94, of Rising Sun, MD, passed away on Sunday, October 11, 2020. She was born on July 3, 1926 in Ashe County, NC to the late Joshua C. Roark and Ella (Graybeal) Roark. Grace married the love of her life, Victor Webb, Sr. in 1945 and they spent 73 years together. During that time, Grace and Victor worked side by side in the Mushroom growing industry. She was a life-long...
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Helen Clara Montgomery

December 9, 1926 - October 8, 2020

Helen C. Montgomery passed away peacefully on October 8, 2020 at home surrounded by her family. She was 93 years old. She was born on December 9, 1926 in Creston, North Carolina. Helen attended Business College before traveling to Maryland where she met the love of her life, Earle. Helen is survived by her 3 children, Robert and Linda Montgomery, Linda and Peter Castelletti, and Larry and...
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Robert "Bob" Wilbur Pratt, Jr.

August 22, 1952 - September 24, 2020

Robert "Bob" Wilbur Pratt, Jr., age 68, of Aberdeen, MD passed away on Thursday, September 24, 2020. He was born on August 22, 1952 in Laurel, MD to the late Robert Wilbur Pratt, Sr. and Janet Florence (Heffernan) McCann. Bob proudly served his country in the U.S. Air Force and was a member of the American Legion Post 128 in Aberdeen, MD. Bob was a fan of watching NASCAR races, football, and...
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Donald Francis Fanucci

July 15, 1943 - September 22, 2020

Donald Francis Fanucci, age 77 of Winter Garden, FL, formerly from Rising Sun, MD, passed away on September 22, 2020. He was born on July 15, 1943 in Blakeley, PA to the late Frank Fanucci and Mary (Minicozzi) Fanucci. Donald was a very generous and kind soul who enjoyed the simple things in life. He was a true family man and cherished the time he spent with them, whether that be watching old...
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James "Jim" Melvin Welch

May 16, 1930 - September 22, 2020

James "Jim" Melvin Welch of Port Deposit, MD, age 90, went to join his beloved wife Marjorie Eva Welch in the Lord's presence on Tuesday, September 22, 2020. He was born in Lula, OK on May 16, 1930 to the late James Grisham Welch and Lillian L. (Melton) Welch. James is survived by his two sons: Michael L. Welch (wife Pamela) and Norman D. Welch (wife Marilyn); five grandchildren: Renee Rinck ...
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John C. Hash

September 15, 1947 - September 21, 2020

John C. Hash of West Grove, PA, age 73, passed away Monday, September 21, 2020. He was born in West Grove, PA on September 15, 1947 to the late John Hash and Jean Walker. John attended Kennett High School. He enjoyed reading and spending time outdoors; often going hiking or spending time at the beach in Rehoboth and Ocean City. John loved to experiment with his cooking, making new spicy foods...
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Gerald "Jerry" Thomas Goldsmith

April 4, 1947 - September 4, 2020

Gerald "Jerry" Thomas Goldsmith, age 73, of Conowingo, MD passed away September 4, 2020. He was born on April 4, 1947 in Baltimore, MD to the late William Thomas Goldsmith and Norma Mae Goldsmith (Hodges). Jerry served in the United States Marine Corps during Vietnam from 1966-1968. During his service he earned various medals including a Bronze Star and Purple Heart. Jerry also served in the...
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Alice Louise Miller

January 7, 1946 - September 3, 2020

Alice Louise Miller, age 74, of Rising Sun, MD passed away on Thursday, September 3, 2020. She was born on January 7, 1946 in Harrisburg, PA to the late Charles and Mary Katherine Miller. Alice had many light house collections throughout her home. She loved owls and enjoyed going fishing at the ponds, lakes, and rivers. Alice enjoyed traveling to Daytona, FL and to Roanoke, VA where she would...
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Brandy Renee Bernier

April 9, 1975 - September 3, 2020

Brandy Renee Bernier of Rising Sun, MD, age 45, passed away Thursday, September 3, 2020. She was born in Havre de Grace, MD on April 9, 1975 to Alan Dale Bernier and Joyce Elaine (Sullins) Bernier. Brandy attended Cecil Community College for Nursing and went on to work as a nursing assistant at Union Hospital in Elkton. She enjoyed spending time in the outdoors, often going fishing and hiking....
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Mary Anne Smith

March 30, 1961 - September 2, 2020

Mary Anne Smith, age 59 of Rising Sun, MD passed away on September 2, 2020. She was born on March 30, 1961 in Elkton, MD to Ann (Hovermill) Bullock and the late David Conrad. Mary was a very caring and thoughtful person. She was passionate about helping and taking care of others. Her desire to help others led to her becoming a Licensed Practical Nurse for many years. She worked for a number of...
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Roger Lawrence Persons

November 6, 1943 - August 31, 2020

Roger Lawrence Persons, age 76 of Rising Sun, MD passed away on August 31, 2020. He was born on November 6, 1943 in Ossing, NY to the late Lawrence Robert Persons and Lydia Sunset (Olson) Persons. Roger achieved his degree from Cornell University, which he was extremely proud of. He was a soldier in the US Army and served his country during the Vietnam War. Roger enjoyed many hobbies which...
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Betty Sue Edwards

June 4, 1932 - August 22, 2020

Betty Sue Edwards of Conowingo, MD, age 88, passed away Saturday August 22,2020. Betty was born on June 4,1932 in Crumpler, N.C. to the late William R Eller and Pearl M. (Hudler) Eller. Betty was very family oriented and attended Sunday church services at Calvert Manor. Betty also loved gardening, crosswords, and cooking. Betty is survived by her son Stanley Campbell and his wife Shirley; her...
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Patricia Haggerty Pugh

April 26, 1970 - August 21, 2020

Patricia Haggerty Pugh entered peacefully into rest on Friday, August 21, 2020. Her joy was found in spending time with her loving and devoted husband, Len, children and grandchildren, all who will miss her deeply. Patti Pugh was born April 26, 1970 in Columbia, SC to Norman Kent Haggerty and Sherry Wilson Haggerty. She lived in Newark, DE since 1986, and resided in North East, MD since 2005...
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Sandra L. Snyder

October 23, 1956 - August 20, 2020

Sandra (Sandy) L. Snyder of Conowingo, MD, age 63, passed away Thursday, August 20, 2020. Sandy was born on October 23, 1956 in Chester, Pennsylvania to the late George Lewis Novosel and Peggy Ann (Painter) Novosel. Sandy was a Licensed Practical Nurse at Calvert Nursing Home and loved helping people. She will be remembered as a kind and calm person and could never say "no" to anyone. Sandy...
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Phyllis Bartlett Absher

October 4, 1942 - August 18, 2020

Phyllis Bartlett Absher, 77, of Perryville, MD, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, August 18, 2020 with her children by her side. She was born to the late Hobert and Leona Bartlett on October 4, 1942 in Chester County, PA. Phyllis was a lifelong resident of Cecil County and a founding member of Porters Grove Baptist Church. She was a licensed beautician for twenty years. She retired from...
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Tammy Lynne Croom

September 12, 1972 - August 9, 2020

Tammy Lynne (Thornton) Croom, age 47, of Rising Sun, MD, passed away on Sunday, August 9, 2020. She was born on September 12, 1972 in Wilmington, DE to Larry and Linda (Ward) Thornton. Tammy was a lifelong member of The Barn Vineyard Church in Landenberg, PA. She enjoyed attending the Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire every year with her husband. Tammy had a great love for the outdoors, taking...
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Tacy E. Wilson

September 7, 1927 - July 29, 2020

Tacy E. Wilson of Oxford, PA, age 92, passed away Wednesday, July 29, 2020. Tacy was born in Oxford, PA on September 7, 1927 to the late Samuel John England and Pearl Lydia (Williams) England. Throughout Tacy's life, she was involved in many organizations that brought her much joy. She was a founding member of the Degree of Pocahontas Ocklokonee Council 212 as well as being a member of the...
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Jason Alexander Rush

July 18, 1982 - July 12, 2020

Jason Alexander Rush of Elkton, MD age 37, passed away Sunday, July 12, 2020. Jason was born on July 18, 1982 in Elkton, MD to the late Thomas Andrew Rush Sr. and Patsy Ann (Boone) Rush. Jason graduated James Madison University in Virginia with a bachelor's degree. He completed his studies to become a licensed funeral director at Pittsburg Institute of Mortuary Science. Jason worked at R.T....
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Mildred T. Harris

December 6, 1935 - July 6, 2020

Mildred Tilley Harris, age 84, of Colora, MD, passed away on July 6, 2020. She was born in Havre De Grace, MD on December 6, 1935 to the late Glenn Edwin Tilley and Betty May (Early) Tilley. Mildred enjoyed spending time completing crossword puzzles and watching Fox News. She loved learning about her family history and was always sure to share her knowledge of history with the family. Mildred...
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Kathleen Sue Ball

July 31, 1947 - June 30, 2020

Kathleen Sue (Newsome) Ball of Sebastian, FL, previously of Rising Sun, MD, age 72, passed away Tuesday, June 30, 2020. She was born in Havre de Grace, MD to the late John B. Newsome and Mary Sue (Johnson) Newsome. Kathleen graduated from Rising Sun High School in Rising Sun, MD in 1965 then went on to graduate from a medical assistant school in 1966 and started her career as a medical...
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Nicholas Reed Oetting

July 24, 1996 - June 30, 2020

Nicholas Reed Oetting, age 23 of Rising Sun, MD passed away on June 30, 2020. He was born on July 24, 1996 in Phoenixville, PA to Daniel Edward Oetting, Sr. and Elizabeth Ruth (Otter) Gambill. Nicholas was talented in many ways. He was gifted with the ability to make others laugh and he had a great sense of humor. He brought joy with him wherever he went. Many did not know that he could sing...
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Amelia Lynn Orr

August 8, 1968 - June 28, 2020

Amelia Lynn Orr, 51, of Port Deposit, MD, passed away on June 28, 2020 at University of Maryland, Upper Chesapeake after a long illness. In addition to her parents, George and Hellen Orr, Amelia is preceded in death by her dear son, George Kenneth Orr and her sister, Melissa G. Gordon. Amelia grew up living on the Orr Farm. She loved going thrift shopping and spending hours going to yard sales....
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Charles Joseph Richardson

September 27, 1948 - June 28, 2020

Charles "Cheap Charlie" Joseph Richardson, age 71, of Rising Sun, MD, passed away on Sunday, June 28, 2020. He was born on September 27, 1948 in Havre De Grace, MD to the late Roy Elmer Richardson and Ethel Mae (Ashley) Richardson. Charlie grew up in Harford County, MD. He spent many days skipping school going to the Rock State Park and visiting the King and Queen Seat. Charlie worked for North...
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Elizabeth "Liz" Garvey

May 23, 1944 - June 27, 2020

Elizabeth "Liz" Anna Garvey of Port Deposit, MD, age 76, passed away Saturday, June 27, 2020. Liz was born on May 23, 1944 in Baltimore, MD to the late Edward Richard August Koster Sr. and Margaret Genevieve (Kline) Koster. Liz loved spending time on her farm. She loved horses; she had worked with retired race horses and used to ride trails and barrel racing with her husband. Liz collected...
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Donald L. Wiseman

August 18, 1966 - June 26, 2020

Donald L. "Don" Wiseman Jr. of Oxford, PA, age 53, passed away Friday, June 26, 2020. Don was born on August 18, 1966 in West Chester, Pennsylvania to the late Donald L. Wiseman and Esther Mae Wiseman (Moulton). Don was a fun, loving guy; a big kid and jokester, always playing a prank. He loved his kids and grandkids and especially enjoyed taking them to Disney World. Don also collected Legos...
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Darwin "Don" Struble

October 15, 1928 - June 21, 2020

Darwin "Don" Struble, age 91, of Rising Sun, MD, passed away on Sunday, June 21, 2020 and was born on October 15, 1928 in Leckrone, PA. Don proudly served his country in the United States Navy during WWII. He then graduated from West Virginia University in 1954. Don came to Rising Sun, MD and taught at Cecil County Public Schools for thirty years. During his time teaching, he taught Physical...
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Delores Ann Eavey

June 19, 2020

Delores Ann Eavey, age 68, of Conowingo, MD, passed away on June 19, 2020. She was born on August 8, 1951 in Lynch, KY to the late Ralph Phillips and Dorothy (Lockhart) Phillips. Delores worked for Conowingo Elementary School for 28 years as a secretary, and was a lifetime member of 30 years at Pleasant View Baptist Church. She enjoyed spending time in her garden and loved being outdoors....
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Robert "Bunken" Thompson, Jr.

July 1, 1955 - June 18, 2020

Robert "Bunken" Lewis Thompson, Jr. of Port Deposit, MD, age 64, passed away Thursday, June 18, 2020. Born July 1,1955, in Havre de Grace, MD, he was the son of the late Robert Lewis Thompson, Sr. and Loretta (McCoy) Thompson. Bunken served his country with pride in the US Army and National Guard for six years. He enjoyed sports and coached his children's little league baseball and softball...
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Edna Elizabeth Cox

July 3, 1936 - June 14, 2020

Edna Elizabeth Cox of Rising Sun, MD, age 83, passed away Sunday, June 14, 2020. Edna was born on July 3, 1936 in Newark, DE to the late Herbert Wood and Elizabeth (Lee) Wood. Edna was a 1956 graduate of Newark High School. After graduating she worked in the Agriculture Department at the University of Delaware. Joseph "Al" Alan Cox took a weekend leave from the Marines in Quantico to Delaware...
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Sarah Ann Orr DeAngelis

February 17, 1943 - June 6, 2020

Sarah Ann Orr DeAngelis passed away on June 6, 2020 at Lancaster General Hospital due to injuries from an auto accident. She was born near Rising Sun to the late Joseph Wilson and Sarah Cecilia (McCaslin) Orr on February 17, 1943. She lived her entire life on or near the family farm. Sarah Ann was deeply devoted to her family. There was no greater joy to her than taking care of her family. ...
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Freddie Cox

September 19, 1948 - May 30, 2020

Freddie Cox of Conowingo, MD, age 71, passed away Saturday, May 30, 2020. Freddie was born on September 19, 1948 in Havre de Grace, MD to the late Charles Alfred Cox and Goldie (Roark) Cox. Freddie was a great father figure; he loved his family, especially his grandchildren. He enjoyed watching the Baltimore O's and Iron Bird Games at Cal Ripkin Stadium and also liked bowling and playing...
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Susie L. Montgomery

October 28, 1916 - May 30, 2020

Susie Cathaleen Lucas Montgomery, age 103 and seven months, passed away May 30, 2020, at The Greens at Pinehurst in Pinehurst, North Carolina. She was born October 28, 1916 in Moffatts Creek, Virginia, to the late Clay and Emma Lucas and was preceded in death by her husband, George R. Montgomery, Sr., seven siblings, and two grandchildren, Brandon Brinkman and Mark Goss. Susie was the last...
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Edward P. McCarron, Sr.

October 30, 1937 - May 25, 2020

Edward P. McCarron, Sr., age 82, of Earleville, MD, formerly of Essington, PA, passed away on Monday, May 25, 2020. He was born on October 30, 1937 in Philadelphia, PA to the late William McCarron and Mary (Milliken) Evans. Edward was a member of Int'l Association of Heat and Frost Insulators - Local #14 of Philadelphia. He took great joy in maintaining and landscaping his lawn and garden. ...
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Kenneth Dudley VanDyke

July 8, 1922 - May 25, 2020

Kenneth Dudley VanDyke, age 97, of Rising Sun, MD, passed away on Monday, May 25, 2020. He was born on July 8, 1922 in Swords Creek, VA to the late Glen VanDyke and Polly Emmaline (Ratliff) VanDyke. Kenneth was a truck driver for thirty-five years and also worked as a farmer. He enjoyed spending time on the water on his bass boat fishing and crabbing. Kenneth also enjoyed hunting for pheasants...
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Walter Douglas Jackson

October 2, 1989 - May 21, 2020

Walter Douglas Barlow Jackson (Doug), age 30 of Rising Sun, MD was called home to be with the Lord on May 21, 2020 after a battle with cancer. He now has no pain, only the brilliant presence of Jesus. Doug was born on October 2, 1989 in Christiana, DE. Doug grew up in Rising Sun, MD and attended Rising Sun High School. He enjoyed playing football and was a devoted Dallas Cowboys fan. Doug was...
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Carol Jean McGlothin

March 16, 1934 - May 21, 2020

Carol "Jean" McGlothlin of Conowingo, MD, age 86, passed away Thursday, May 21, 2020. She was born in Street, MD on March 16, 1934 to the late Claude Robert Reeves and Betty Lou (Delp) Reeves. Jean worked at the Bainbridge Naval Base then went on to work for the Federal Government for 25 years at Perry Point until her retirement. Jean was a member of the Cecil County Senior Center for many...
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