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R.T. FOARD FUNERAL HOME

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.

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Our Obituaries

James Walker Morgan

December 3, 1942 - September 29, 2014

James Walker Morgan, 71, of Rising Sun, MD went home to our Lord Monday, September 29, 2014. Born December 3, 1942 in Buchanan, VA, James was the son of the late Troy and Nellie (Ball) Morgan. James retired from his 17 year career with Peco in 1994. He enjoyed fishing, bluegrass festivals, camping, working in the yard, helping his family and friends, and visiting his childhood home in Honaker,...
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Phyllis Ann Peterson

September 29, 1932 - September 28, 2014

Phyllis Ann Peterson, 81, of Elk Mills, MD, passed away September 28, 2014 at Christiana Hospital. A lifelong resident of Elk Mills, Phyllis was born on September 29, 1932 and was the daughter of the late Robert and Agnes Gregson. She was a graduate of Elkton High School and worked for the Cecil County Board of Education as a teacher's aide at Kenmore Elementary School. She was a lifelong...
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George T. Cavanaugh, Sr.

November 1, 1928 - September 27, 2014

George T. Cavanaugh, Sr., 85, of Newark, DE, passed away September 27, 2014 at home. Born in Akron, OH on November 1, 1928, George was the eldest son of the late Thomas J and Marie "Rita" Cavanaugh. The family moved to Nanty Glo Pa, when George was a child. George graduated from High School in 1946 and enlisted in the US Navy. After being discharged, he attended St. Francis College in...
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Rodney L. Mull

January 22, 1957 - September 27, 2014

Rodney L. Mull, 57, of Oxford, PA, passed away September 27, 2014 at Harrisburg Hospital after a lengthy illness. Born in Ephrata, PA on January 22, 1957, Rodney was the son of the late Paul and Floy Weinhold Mull. He is survived by his brothers Ronald Mull and his wife Charlene of Rising Sun, MD, and Randolph Mull and his wife Jean of Kimberton, PA; a sister Roxanne Benson and her husband...
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Harriet Rogers Durgin

November 22, 1920 - September 26, 2014

Harriet Rogers Durgin, 93, of Rising Sun, MD passed away peacefully Friday, September 26, 2014. Born November 22, 1920 in Wilmington, DE, Harriet was the daughter of the late Cecil D. Rogers and Lilla V. Bethards. Harriet graduated from P.S. DuPont High School in 1938 and from Goldey Business School in 1940, both are located in Wilmington, DE. She worked at DuPont in Wilmington after...
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Joan Gaz

June 22, 1936 - September 24, 2014

Joan Gaz, age 78, of Elkton, MD, formally of Southington, CT, passed away on Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at Laurelwood Nursing Home in Elkton, MD. She was born June 22, 1936 in Beaver Falls, PA to the late Albert and Josephine (Kislock) Lauch. Joan loved arts and crafts, especially needle point and cross stitch. She created many beautiful pieces for her family and friends. She enjoyed...
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Marie Elena "Rache" Ragan

June 1, 1941 - September 24, 2014

Marie Elena Ragan, 73, of Rising Sun, MD, passed away September 24, 2014 at Christiana Hospital following a brief illness. Born in Lancaster County, PA on June 1, 1941, Marie was the daughter of the late Veryl Raymond and Ella Mae Duff Barr. She was a graduate of Solanco High School and recently retired from Delaware Cadillac where she worked as an administrative assistant. She loved people...
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Theresa Faye Shivery-Wadkins

June 5, 1962 - September 22, 2014

Theresa Faye Shivery-Wadkins, age 52, passed away peacefully on Monday, September 22, 2014 at her home in Chesapeake City, MD surrounded by her family and friends. She was born June 5, 1962 in Elkton, MD to the late Joseph Shivery and Inez (Forester) Shivery. She is survived by her husband of 25 years, Charles "Chuck" Wadkins, mother Inez Shivery, sons Joseph Wadkins and fiancé Kelsea...
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Patricia Shelton Mooney

October 11, 1923 - September 21, 2014

Patricia Shelton Mooney, 90, of Wilmington, Delaware, passed away surrounded by her loving family, at Christiana Hospital, after a brief illness. She was the widow of Edgar Herbert Shelton, Jr., and Francis T. Mooney. Born on October 11, 1923, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, she was the daughter of the late Edward C. and Ruth Hartz Bunn. She was a faithful member of Ebenezer United Methodist...
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Sarita Wright Lucas

April 2, 1981 - September 21, 2014

Sarita Wright Lucas, 33, of Boston, MA, passed away unexpectedly at her home in Elkton, MD on September 21, 2014. She was excited and looking forward to the birth of her daughter Claire Lucas in December. Born in Boston, MA on April 2, 1981, Sarita was the wife of Antonio Lucas, Jr of Bloomfield, CT and daughter of Wanda Geer of Boston. She worked as a Deputy Attorney General for the State of...
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James Rudolph Sumner

October 31, 1937 - September 21, 2014

James Rudolph Sumner, 76, of North East, MD, passed away September 21, 2014 at Genesis Elkton Center. Born in Roanoke, VA on October 31, 1937, James was the son of the late James Braxton and Sue Fannie Ripley Sumner. He was a hard worker and was employed as a truck driver. He will be dearly missed by his family. He is survived by his devoted wife of over 52 years, Dana Dale Sumner; a son...
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Edward L. Koffenberger, Sr.

July 4, 1926 - September 21, 2014

Edward L. Koffenberger Sr., age 88 years of Cokesbury Village, died September 21, 2014. He was born in Wilmington, Del. on July 4, 1926 the son of Arthur W. Koffenberger and Natalie T. Koffenberger. He graduated from P.S. DuPont High School in 1944. He graduated from Duke University's Engineering School in 1947 with a BSME. At Duke he was elected to Omicron Delta Kappa honorary leadership...
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Lemuel G. Hammond

May 25, 1925 - September 21, 2014

Lemuel George Hammond, "Lem", 89, of Rising Sun, MD passed away peacefully Sunday, September 21, 2014. Born May 25, 1925 in Milford, DE, Lem was the son of the late Fredrick and Mary Hammond. Lem retired after 40 years of dedication to the duPont Company and went on to spend his time doing what he loved, golfing. He was an avid golfer and spent several years as a member of the Rising Sun Lions...
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Herbert L. Holley, Jr.

July 31, 1940 - September 20, 2014

Herbert L. Holley, Jr., 74, of North East, MD, passed away surrounded by his family, Saturday, September 20, 2014.  Born in Los Angeles, CA on July 31, 1940, Herbert was the son of the late Herbert L. Holley, Sr. and Martha (Freeman) Holley. Herbert spent his career in international business development. After retirement, he served in the transportation department of the Cecil County Public...
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Carroll "Bunky" Fidler, Sr.

November 19, 1960 - September 18, 2014

Carroll "Bunky" Fidler, 53, of Port Deposit, MD passed away suddenly Thursday, September 18, 2014. Born November 19, 1960 in Baltimore, MD, Bunky was the son of the late Carroll B. Fidler and Beatrice Cannapp. Bunky enjoyed sports and was a huge Ravens fan. He also loved spending time outdoors, camping, fishing, and hunting. He especially cherished his time spent with his loving family,...
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James Edward McCarthy, Sr.

May 8, 1942 - September 18, 2014

James Edward McCarthy, age 72 died peacefully at the home of his longtime friend and companion, Jean (Rothwell) Ash on September 18, 2014 in Elkton, MD. He was born on May 8, 1942 in Baltimore, MD to the late Thomas L. and Evelyn (Cato) McCarthy, Sr. Jim graduated from Elkton High School in 1961 and moved to Arizona in 1977. In 2013 he returned to Elkton and made his home with Jean. Jim was...
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Gletta Arlene Banks

September 5, 1963 - September 18, 2014

Gletta Arlene Banks, age 51, of Elkton, MD, passed away on Thursday, September 18, 2014 at Union Hospital in Elkton, MD. She was born on September 5, 1963 in Coeburn, VA to the late Cecil and Lucille (Foshee) Slemp. She is survived by her son, Paul Banks of Elkton, MD; brother, Cecil Slemp, Jr. and wife Mary of Coeburn, VA; sisters, Wynona Slemp of Elkton, MD, Deb Gonderman and husband Ed of...
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William D. Creeger

September 6, 1924 - September 16, 2014

William D. Creeger, 90, of Rising Sun, MD passed away peacefully at his home Tuesday, September 16, 2014. Born September 6, 1924 in Tiffin, OH, William was the son of the late William H. and Clara E. Creeger. William enlisted in the United States Navy December 7, 1941 shortly after the attack on Pearl Harbor. He served much of his time in the South Pacific during World War II. He met his wife,...
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Janet Scheve Fluck

February 25, 1962 - September 14, 2014

Janet Scheve Fluck, 52, of Elkton, MD, passed away unexpectedly September 14, 2014. Born in Baltimore, MD on February 25, 1962, Janet was the daughter of the late Martin and Dolores Schulte Scheve. She graduated from Villa Julie College with a B.S. in Chemistry and received her Bachelors Degree in Architecture from the Catholic University of America. She worked in the chemical industry before...
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Sarah Marilda Welch

May 22, 1949 - September 13, 2014

Sarah Marilda Welch, 65, of Elkton, MD, passed away at home September 13, 2014. Born in Tazewell, VA on May 22, 1949, Sarah was the daughter of the late Silas and Idana Sparks. She worked in the home healthcare field and was a member of Elkton Presbyterian Church. She took pride in helping people and loved her grandson. She is survived by her son, Leslie D. Welch and his wife Jennifer of...
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Thomas Gary Janney, Sr.

April 12, 1945 - September 12, 2014

Thomas Gary Janney, Sr., 69, of Rising Sun, MD, passed away Friday September 12, 2014 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Born in Elkton, MD, Tom was the son of the late Brown and Bertie Janney. He worked for APG for 8 years until his disability. Later he went to Eldreth Construction where he was a dedicated worker for 31 years. Tom was a sports lover and he especially loved his Ravens...
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Richard L. Slater

February 23, 1947 - September 4, 2014

Richard L. Slater, age 67, of Rising Sun, MD, passed away peacefully on Thursday, September 4, 2014 at Union Hospital in Elkton, MD surrounded by his family. He was born February 23, 1947 in Baltimore, MD to the late George Edward and Clara Alberta (Daugherty) Slater. A skilled craftsman and an uncanny intelligence for anything mechanical, Richard worked as a machinist and was employed for...
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Paul R. Rodgers, Sr.

April 26, 1928 - September 2, 2014

Paul R. Rodgers, Sr., 86, of Chesapeake City, MD passed away Tuesday, September 2, 2014. Born April 26, 1928 in Tyronne, PA, Paul was the son of the late Paul H. Grace G. Rodgers. Paul became a Merchant Marine when he was sixteen years old; after traveling over the seas, he returned home and began his career as an Owner/Operator Trucker. Paul loved going to auctions, yard sales and was...
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Ethel L. Ritchie

December 24, 1933 - September 1, 2014

Ethel L. Ritchie, 80, of Elkton, MD passed away Monday, September 1, 2014. Born December 24, 1933 in Lincoln County, Mississippi, Ethel was the daughter of the late, Leslie O. Hart and Edna Tillman. She worked as a secretary at Local 80 Pipe Fitters and retired as a secretary from Delaware City Oil Refinery where she was loved by the crew and made many lifelong friends. Ethel was a member of...
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Edward Bennett "Ben" Wilson, Jr.

September 11, 1934 - August 30, 2014

Edward Bennett "Ben" Wilson, Jr., 79, of Rising Sun, MD, passed away peacefully at his home on August 30, 2014. Ben was born in Rising Sun on September 11, 1934, the son of Edward Bennett Wilson, Sr., and Esther Harris (Ewing) Wilson, and was a lifelong resident of Cecil County. He was a graduate of Rising Sun High School and Goldey Beacom College in Wilmington, DE. He served in the Marine...
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James H. Dunn

April 14, 1929 - August 29, 2014

James H. Dunn, age 85, of Wilmington, DE, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Friday, August 29, 2014 at Parkview Nursing Home in Wilmington, DE. He was born on April 14, 1929 in Unionville, PA to the late Joseph and Pearl (Suloff) Dunn. He is survived by his wife of 55 years Rose, son James Dunn and his wife Deborah of New Castle, DE, daughter Judith Cowart and her husband...
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Donald Bruce Downer

July 1, 1934 - August 29, 2014

Donald Bruce Downer, husband of Vera Sue Downer, passed away August 29, 2014 at Union Hospital. Services are private
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Harry E. "Butch" Caleb

June 28, 1937 - August 28, 2014

Harry E. Caleb "Butch", age 77, of Chesapeake City, MD, passed away peacefully at home on August 28, 2014, surrounded by his family. He was the son of the late James and Annie Caleb. He retired from Chrysler Newark Assembly Plant in 1989. Harry enjoyed the friendships he had with the members of the VFW Post 7687, in Chesapeake City. Harry enjoyed traveling and one of his favorite places to go...
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J. Rene L. Savoie

January 1, 1939 - August 27, 2014

J. Rene L. Savoie, 75, of Rising Sun, MD passed away peacefully Wednesday, August 27, 2014. Born January 1, 1939 in Lawrence, Massachusetts, Rene was the son of the late Edmond and Florence Savoie. Rene loved spending time outdoors and particularly enjoyed fishing and horses. He was a very spiritual man who cherished his time spent with this family especially with his grandchildren. Rene...
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John Ward Bashore

March 30, 1945 - August 24, 2014

John Ward Bashore, 69, of Newark, DE, passed away unexpectedly August 24, 2014 at Christiana Hospital surrounded by his loving family. Born in Bainbridge, MD on March 30, 1945, John was the son of the late Henry Ward and Waitie Florence Viars Bashore. He was a 1963 graduate of Newark High School and a veteran of the U.S. Marines, serving during the Viet Nam War. A very talented and creative...
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Edward S.F. Newsum

February 7, 1927 - August 24, 2014

Edward S.F. Newsum, 87, of Rising Sun, MD, passed away August 24, 2014 at Union Hospital following a brief illness. Born in Essequibo, Guyana on February 7, 1927, Edward was the son of the late William Newsum and Antionetta Reese. A hard worker throughout his life, Edward went to school evenings studying accounting and received his degree. He worked during his life at Singer Sewing Machine Co.,...
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Wallace "Wally" Adams

July 19, 1942 - August 23, 2014

Wallace "Wally" Adams, 72, of Rising Sun, MD passed away August 23, 2014. Born July 19, 1942 in Baltimore, MD, Wally was the son of the late Wallace M. and Helen C. Adams. Wally served in the United States Air Force and was stationed in the Philippines during the Vietnam War. He worked at the Perry Point VA Medical Center where he retired after 30 years of dedication and he was a member of the...
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Vern E. Toblan

March 5, 1930 - August 23, 2014

Vern E. Toblan, 84, of Middletown, DE, passed away August 23, 2014 at Seasons Hospice Christiana Care. Born in Zurich, Switzerland on March 5, 1930, Vern was the son of the late Eduard and Lina Lenzin Hughentobler. He attended school in Strickhoff in Switzerland where he studied agriculture. He came to Canada in the early 1950s and there worked in various jobs, including farm hand, ambulance...
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H. Ann Young

August 2, 1952 - August 21, 2014

H. Ann Young, 62, of Rising Sun, MD, passed away August 21, 2014 at Harford Memorial Hospital after a brief illness. Born in Cabin Creek, WV on August 2, 1952, Ann was the daughter of Howard and Anna Belle Sites Corey. She enjoyed playing BINGO and finding a good bargain at yard sales and flea markets. She loved animals, especially cats and her Shetland Sheepdog, Harley. She looked forward to...
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Betty J. Welch

March 17, 2014 - August 15, 2014

Betty Jean (Fisher) Welch, 85, of Newark, DE, passed away peacefully on Friday, August 15, 2014 at Heartland Hospice Care in Wilmington, DE. Born on March 21, 1929 in Lower Macungie Township, Lehigh County, Pa. Betty was the daughter of the late Richard and Elsie (Reppert) Fisher. Betty was proceeded in death by her husband Bob (Robert Millard), two brothers, Homer and Harrison Fisher;...
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Frances E. Chlebovich

October 10, 1919 - August 11, 2014

Frances E. Chlebovich, 94, formerly of Bridgeport, PA, passed away peacefully on Monday, August 11, 2014, at Caraway Manor in Elkton, MD. Born October 10, 1919, Frances was the daughter of the late James and Louise DeSantis. She is survived by her three daughters, Kathleen (Grike) McCoskey of Rochester, MI, Elaine (Grike) Shadowens of Longview, TX, and Joanne (Chlebovich) Travaline of...
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Deborah Ruth Haines

February 18, 1955 - August 8, 2014

Deborah Ruth Haines (nee Brown) passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Friday, August 8, 2014 at the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore, MD. She was born February 18, 1955 in Baltimore, MD. She is survived by her parents, Bernie, Jr., and Betty (Manser) Brown of Conowingo, MD; a brother, Bernie III and his wife Kathy of Conowingo, MD; and Godson, Christopher S....
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Ronald N. Hofmann

January 16, 1980 - August 8, 2014

Ronald N. Hofmann (Ron) passed away unexpectedly August 8, 2014 at his home. Born in Wilmington, DE on January 16, 1980, Ron was the son of Jesse F. Hofmann, Jr. and Shelley Marie Whitehead Schauber. He graduated from Newark High School in 1999. After graduation, Ron worked for Rodel Corporation, now Dow Chemical. He worked in the lawn, tree and landscaping business, and became a certified...
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Anna Brown Williams

February 7, 1928 - August 6, 2014

Anna Brown Williams, 86, of Chesapeake City, MD, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Aug 06, 2014 at Abbey Manor. She was born on Feb 07, 1928, the daughter of the late Belford Howard Brown and Alicia Broadwater Brown. Anna went to work at Aberdeen Proving Ground shortly after her high school graduation and worked in various capacities for a number of years and also worked at the Back...
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Edward Lee Murray

July 10, 1954 - August 5, 2014

Edward Lee Murray, age 60, of Elkton, MD, passed away on Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at Union Hospital in Elkton, MD. He was born July 10, 1954 in Elkton, MD, the son of the late Lee Murray and late June Payne. Memorial services will be held at a later date. To send condolences visit www.rtfoard.com.
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Nina F. Wagner

April 7, 1933 - August 4, 2014

Nina F. Wagner, age 81, of Warwick, MD passed away on August 4, 2014. Nina was born in Inman, VA on April 7, 1933 to the late William and Lillie Upchurch. She is survived by her loving husband of 63 years, Doff Wagner of Warwick, MD; son, Jerry D. Wagner and wife Jeannie of Rising Sun, MD; daughter, Connie Pannell and husband Patrick, Sr. of Oxford, PA; two sisters, Susie Ervin of Mocassin Gap...
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Adrian Vasquez, Sr.

December 15, 1970 - August 2, 2014

Adrian Vasquez, 43, of Elkton, MD passed away suddenly Saturday, August 2, 2014. Born December 15, 1970 in East Chicago, IN, Adrian was the son of Carmen M. Vasquez and the late Andres Vasquez. Adrian enjoyed working on cars, music, playing his guitar and singing, and riding his Harley. Most of all he loved spending time with his wonderful family and friends. Adrian is survived by his son,...
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Dorothy Jane Luzetsky

February 4, 1930 - July 31, 2014

Mrs. Dorothy Jane Luzetsky, 84, wife of the late Peter Luzetsky, died peacefully July 31, 2014 at home with her family in Melfa, VA. Formerly of Elkton, MD, for the last 7 years Dorothy had been a resident of Melfa, VA. Born on February 4, 1930 in Pleasant Hill, MD, she was the daughter of the late John R. Dickerson and the late Maude A. Dreibelbis. Dorothy is survived by her four loving...
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Edward D. Frederick

November 19, 1932 - July 30, 2014

Edward D. Frederick, 81, of Port Deposit, MD, passed away Wednesday July 30, 2014 at Harford Memorial Hospital. Born in Frankstown, PA, on November 19, 1932, Edward was the son of the late Charles and Carrie Frederick. Ed retired from the Hatem Memorial Bridge as Tolls facilities Officer. He was a Maryland DHIA Milk Tester for over 35 years. He drove school bus for Cecil County for more than...
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Arthur "Smitty" F. Smith

June 30, 1920 - July 26, 2014

Arthur "Smitty" F. Smith, age 94, of Newark, DE passed away on Saturday, July 26, 2014 under the compassionate care of Season's Hospice. Born in Wilmington, DE on June 30, 1920, Smitty was the son of the late Arthur and Emma Smith. He graduated from Newark High School and went on to attend Goldey-Beacom College. He retired from his career with Anchor Motor Fright in July 1983. He was a member...
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John Edward Parker

January 14, 1932 - July 24, 2014

John E. Parker, 82, of North East, MD, formerly of Havre de Grace, MD, passed away peacefully Thursday, July 24, 2014 at his home. Born January 14, 1932 in Natural Bridge, VA, John was the son of the late John Robert and Hortense Clare Parker. John graduated from Havre de Grace High School, Class of 1952 and went on to dedicate 39 years of service working as a civilian employee for the...
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Margaret Ann Hibben

August 14, 1932 - July 23, 2014

On July 23, 2014, we lost a wife and friend to many. Ann Hibben passed away, after a courageous battle of several months of illness. Born Margaret Ann Dunphy to Edward and Margaret Dunphy in Manhattan, NY, she graduated with honors from Cathedral high school and earned a degree in Fine Arts from the Pratt Institute. Ann met Rod, the love of her life, in 1963 and they were married in 1964....
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Jane Silling Foard

August 12, 1921 - July 22, 2014

Jane Silling Foard, 92, of Sarasota, Florida, died on July 22, 2014. Jane was born August 12th, 1921, Women's Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, and raised in Ocean City, NJ, by her parents, Henry Howard Silling and Eleanor Beisiegel Silling. After graduating with honors from Ocean City High School, Jane moved to Philadelphia, where she lived at the YMCA and worked as a secretary at Hutchinson,...
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Arther "Joey" Love

July 18, 1947 - July 22, 2014

Arther "Joey" Love, 67, of Elkton, MD passed away Tues., July 22, 2014. Born July 18, 1947 in New Holland, PA, Arther was the son of the late Arther Joseph Love, Sr. and Estella Mae Love. He was a lifelong member of the Water Witch Fire Department in Port Deposit, MD. He enjoyed jigsaw puzzles, gardening, latch hook rugs, going for walks, driving taxis, and working up until his retirement....
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Martin A. Hollobaugh

April 4, 1953 - July 22, 2014

Martin A. Hollobaugh, 61, of Elkton, MD, passed away July 22, 2014 at Genesis Healthcare Center in Elkton, MD. Born in Wilmington, DE on April 4, 1953, He was the son of the late Francis L. Hollobaugh and Shirlee McCarthy. Martin is survived by his sister Judy Hamilton of Rising Sun, MD; brothers, David Hollobaugh of Glasgow, DE, and Tommy Hollobaugh of Cape Coral, FL; loving companion,...
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James V. McWilliams, Jr.

May 19, 1919 - July 19, 2014

James Vernon McWilliams, Jr., age 95, of Rising Sun, MD, passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 19, 2014 at his home. He was born May 19, 1919 in Chester County, PA to the late James V. and Amy (Wagner) McWilliams, Sr. James answered the call of his country during World War II, where he was a radio/communications specialist in the Army Air Corps serving in the Pacific. Upon his successful...
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Thelma M Copeland

October 28, 1921 - July 18, 2014

Thelma M. Copeland, formerly of Windermere, died peacefully on Friday, July 18, 2014 at Quarryville (PA) Presbyterian Retirement Community. She was born October 28, 1921 in Philadelphia, PA to Bessie (Thompson) and C. Wesley Hart and grew up in rural Bucks County. A member of Heritage Presbyterian Church, she was a loving wife, mother, grammy, aunt and friend to many who enjoyed her gracious...
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Linda Jean Gordon

May 20, 1952 - July 18, 2014

Linda Jean Gordon, 62, of Newark, DE, passed away peacefully at her home July 18, 2014 with her husband by her side. Born in Chicopee, MA on May 20, 1952, Linda was the daughter of the late Theodore and Shirley Ironside Maziarz. She was a homemaker and enjoyed computer gaming. She was active for many years with the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America as a lifelong sufferer and volunteer...
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Edward E. "Gene" Wilson

July 14, 1938 - July 17, 2014

Edward E. "Gene" Wilson, 76, of Newark, DE, passed away unexpectedly July 17, 2014 at his home. Born on July 14, 1938, Gene was the son of the late Edward and Ethel Herstine Wilson. He was a graduate of the University of Delaware and worked for the federal government for 27 years. He travelled extensively around the world and loved music and going to shows on Broadway. Gene is survived by his...
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Lillian Edna Smith Beaty

July 13, 1927 - July 16, 2014

Lillian Edna Smith Beaty, age 87, died July 16, 2014 at Caraway Manor in Elkton, MD. She was born in Maryland and was preceded in death by her brother George Terrell of Bassett, VA and mother Pearl Hughes of Newark, DE. She is survived by two sons; Howard James Singleton and wife Juanita of Lake City, FL and William Albert Singleton and wife Peggy of Rising Sun, MD; 3 granddaughters, 2...
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Lydia Pearl Founds

December 1, 1919 - July 16, 2014

Lydia Pearl Founds, 94, of Rising Sun, MD, passed away July 16, 2014 at Calvert Manor Healthcare Center. Born in Lombard, MD on December 1, 1919, she was the daughter of the late Warren and Anna Anderson Gibson. She graduated from Calvert Agricultural high School in 1937 and worked at Calvert Manor from 1966-1979. She was a member of Rosebank United Methodist Church and the Woodlawn...
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William C Martino

June 3, 1924 - July 16, 2014

William C Martino, age 90, beloved husband of Lois Martino, passed away July 16 at Ware Presbyterian Village in Oxford, PA. Bill was born June 3, 1924 in Philadelphia,PA and spent his growing up years in New Jersey. Bill served in the US Air Force during World War II as an engineer on a B-17, flying 38 missions. The majority of his career was with Sun Oil Company, as an area...
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John B. McCummings

January 28, 1931 - July 15, 2014

John B. McCummings, 83, of Rising Sun, MD, passed away on Tuesday July 15, 2014 at Genesis HealthCare in Elkton, MD. He was born on January 28, 1931 and was the son of the late Melvin and Mary (Dunn) McCummings. He was preceded in death by his brothers, James Dunn, Thomas A. Dunn, Melvin B. McCummings, Joseph E. McCummings and wife Edith, Francis McCummings, Edward L. McCummings and a nephew...
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Edward D. Simm

March 23, 1949 - July 15, 2014

Edward D. Simm, 65, of Elkton, MD, passed away at his home July 15, 2014. Born in Altoona, PA on March 23, 1949, Ed was the son of the late Fred and Jean Simm. He retired from Verizon after 33 years of service. He enjoyed boating, fishing, crabbing and cheering for the Pittsburgh Steelers. His greatest joy was spending time with his family who will dearly miss him. Surviving are his wife of...
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Samuel J. Savini, Jr.

June 11, 1938 - July 14, 2014

Samuel J. Savini , Jr., 76, of Bear, DE passed away Monday, July 14, 2014, at Union Hospital. Born on June 11, 1938 in Chester, PA, Samuel was the son of the late Samuel, Sr. and Helen Savini. Sam was an Auto Mechanic and business owner with interests in several successful businesses including a speed shop, an auto repair/gas station and an environmental industrial services corporation. He...
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James C Willis

October 28, 1956 - July 10, 2014

James C. Willis, 57, of Bear, DE, passed away unexpectedly July 10, 2014 at his home. Born in Wilmington, DE on October 28, 1956, Jimmy was the son of the late Charles and Mary Willis. He attended Christiana High School and then worked in the construction trades, talented in many facets of the industry. He loved being on the water crabbing and fishing. He took great pride in his garden and...
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Patricia Meade Hawthorne

April 29, 1933 - July 9, 2014

Patricia Meade Hawthorne, age 81, of Damascus, VA, and formerly of Newark, DE, passed away on Wednesday, July 9, 2014, at Johnston Memorial Hospital. She was born April 29, 1933, in New York City, New York, to the late Harold J. Meade and Helene B. Gordon Meade. Pat graduated from Newark High School and the University of Delaware majoring in Biology. After graduation, she moved to Dryden,...
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Miller I. Jensen

February 19, 1928 - July 9, 2014

Miller Irvin Jensen, 86, of Elkton, MD passed away Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at his home. Born February 19, 1928 in Elkton, MD, Miller was the son of the late Irvin and Calysta Jensen. He attended Washington College, Beacom College and Cecil Community College. He played baseball in the Cecil County League, Pen Mar League, and Susky League for Elkton, Providence, and Hickory Hill. Miller served...
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Robert H. Cameron

July 14, 1925 - July 5, 2014

Robert H. Cameron, 88, of Rising Sun, MD, passed away peacefully July 5, 2014 surrounded by family. Born on the family farm in Wakefield, PA on July 14, 1925, Bob was the son of the late Herman and Carrie Broome Cameron. He grew up working on the farm until he enrolled in Franklin and Marshall Academy at the age of 16. Upon graduation, he returned to the farm and his life changed when he met...
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Sandra Lynn Marcomin

January 10, 1958 - July 5, 2014

Sandra Lynn Marcomin, 56, of North East, MD, passed away at home July 5, 2014. Born in Baltimore, MD on January 10, 1958, Sandy was the daughter of the late Melvina Dunahugh and Raymond Schultheis. She worked at Comcast for 20 years as a customer service representative and enjoyed her three dogs, Jade, Shyanne and Shaggy. She will be remembered as a woman devoted to her husband and family. In...
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Sultanna Lee Woods

April 27, 1928 - July 4, 2014

Sultanna Lee Woods, age 86, of Rising Sun, MD, passed away on Friday, July 4, 2014 at Laurelwood Care Center in Elkton, MD. She was born April 27, 1928 in Doeville, TN to the late Richard and Virgie (Morley) Norris. She is survived by her daughter Linda Tibbs-Fournier and her husband Andre Fournier of Havre de Grace, MD; sister Christine Woods of Newark, DE; grandchildren Tammy Stanley of...
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Rita Ann Gentry

May 3, 1954 - July 3, 2014

Rita Ann Gentry, age 60, of Rising Sun, MD, passed away on Thursday, July 3, 2014 in Elkton, MD. She was born May 3, 1954 in Price, Kentucky to the late John and Helen (Blackburn) Ball. She is survived by her daughters Tracy Jones of Rising Sun, MD, and Ashley Gentry of Rising Sun, MD; sisters Ima Sue Roe of Port Deposit, MD, and Linda Gail Fleming of Hope Mills, NC; and five grandchildren,...
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Ernestine Grinstead

April 18, 1925 - July 1, 2014

Ernestine Grinstead Ernestine Grinstead, age 89, of Chesapeake City, MD passed away on July 1, 2014. Ernestine was born in Meadowview, VA on April 18, 1925 to the late Thomas and Margaret Johnson. Ernestine was a member of the Pleasant View Baptist Church and she loved working in her flower beds. She will be sorely missed by many. She is survived by one sister, Peg Lucas of Rising Sun, MD...
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Violet E. Montgomery

August 5, 1922 - July 1, 2014

Violet E. Montgomery, 91, of Rising Sun, MD passed away Tuesday, July 1, 2014 at her home surrounded by her family. Born August 5, 1922 in Nottingham, PA, Violet was the daughter of the late Lewis and Myrtle (Grason) Jones. She is a member of Porters Grove Baptist Church where in years past she was active in the WMU and the choir. She owned and operated the Rock Springs Store in Rising, MD...
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Michael James Fischer

July 25, 1966 - June 28, 2014

Michael James Fischer, age 47, of Ocean City, MD and formerly of Hancock, MD, passed away on Saturday, June 28, 2014 at Laurelwood Care Center in Elkton, MD. He was born in Hagerstown, MD on July 25, 1966 to the late Paul and Mary Jo (Warner) Fischer. Michael loved the outdoors. He worked outdoors, owning a successful landscaping business he started after finishing college at Salisbury State...
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Lillian Howle Forster

January 31, 1929 - June 28, 2014

Lillian Howle Forster, age 85, of Newark, DE, passed away on Saturday, June 28, 2014 at Season's Hospice at Christiana Care in Newark, DE. Lillian sought and finally received a well-deserved and merciful rest after a long illness. Lillian was born in Birmingham, AL, the daughter of the late Milton and Anna Howle. She graduated from Bel Air Maryland Senior High School and the University of...
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Sandra Yates McKay

December 2, 1942 - June 26, 2014

Sandy was born in Havre de Grace, MD, on December 2, 1942. She departed this life peacefully on June 26, 2014. She was preceded in death by her mother Frances, father Claude, and sister Sharon Karr. She leaves to cherish her memory her husband of 39 years, Eugene, a special great niece Mariah Anglero-Thomas, sister-in-law Annie Jackson (Lonzel), brothers-in-law Frank McKay and John Jones ...
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George Thomas McGlothlin "Skip"

June 22, 1962 - June 25, 2014

George Thomas McGlothlin, "Skip", 52, of Colora, MD passed away peacefully June 25, 2014 in Bakersfield, CA under the loving care of the nursing staff at Optimal Hospice at Corinthian Gardens Nursing Facility. Skip was born June 22, 1962 in Seattle, WA to his parents, Isaac W. and Marie (Eshom) McGlothlin. He loved life, laughter, family, and friends. He also enjoyed travel, the ocean, nature...
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Anne R Munyan

March 3, 1924 - June 16, 2014

Anne R. Munyan, 90, passed away at Millcroft Nursing Home on Monday, June 16, 2014. Mrs. Munyan was born in Newark and attended Newark Public Schools and the University of Delaware. She enjoyed a 25 year teaching career and contributed many volunteer hours within the Newark community. She is survived by three children, Gail Chickersky, Edward Maclary (Rita Shapiro), and Harvey W Maclary ...
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Thomas L. Brown, Sr.

October 14, 1960 - June 13, 2014

Thomas L. Brown, Sr., 53, of Elkton, MD passed away Friday, June 13, 2014 surrounded by his loving family. Born October 14, 1960 in Elkton, MD, Thomas was the son of the late Carl and Sylvia Brown. Thomas was a very friendly and outgoing person who enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was a wonderful and devoted husband, father, grandfather, and friend. He will be missed greatly. He is...
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Lucia Girard Mitchell

July 11, 1932 - June 11, 2014

Mrs. Lucia Girard Mitchell of Bear, DE passed away on June 11, 2014, at the age of 81, following several months of declining health. Lucia, the third child of Harold Hawes Girard and Elizabeth French Girard was born in Syracuse, NY on July 11, 1932. She graduated from Nottingham High School in 1951. In the Summer of 1950, Lucia met and commenced a two-year romance with Mr. Frederick C....
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Margaret M. "Peg" Algor jopson

May 22, 1925 - June 8, 2014

Margaret M. "Peg" Algor Jopson, 89, of Newark, DE, passed away at Christiana Hospital June 8, 2014 with her family at her side. Born in South Belmar, NJ on May 22, 1925, Peg was the daughter of the late William W. Algor and Hazel C. Morris Smith. Active in many organizations, Peg was a charter and life member of the New Ark Fife and Drum Corps and also volunteered at the Newark Senior Center....
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Margaret Mary "Peg" White

October 18, 1935 - June 4, 2014

Margaret Mary "Peg" White, 78, of Brooksville, FL and Elkton, MD< passed away at her summer home in Elkton on June 4, 2014. Born in Philadelphia, PA on October 18, 1935, Peg leaves behind her son, Michael Joseph Ascenzi of Primos, PA> A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at St. Jude Catholic Church on Saturday June 14, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. Burial will be private at a later date.
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Allan L. Allsworth

June 14, 1932 - June 2, 2014

Allan L. Allsworth, age 81, of Rio Grande, NJ and formerly of Elkton, MD, passed away on Monday, June 2, 2014 at his residence in Rio Grande, NJ. He was born on June 14, 1932 in Pawtucket, RI to the late Edward L. and Margaret (Gibbons) Allsworth. Allan served four years in the U.S. Navy and transferred over to the U.S. Air Force where he served for over 20 years before his retirement in 1973...
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Ruth L. Clark

July 9, 1926 - June 1, 2014

Ruth L. Clark, 87, of Elkton, MD passed away Sunday, June 1, 2014. Born, July 9, 1926 in West Jefferson, NC, Ruth was the daughter of the late Eli and Cora Phillips. She loved traveling, singing, dancing, and going to the horse races at Delaware Park. Ruth was a loving mother and grandmother. She will be greatly missed by all her friends and family. Ruth is survived by her loving companion...
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Margaret M. Voss

October 4, 1924 - June 1, 2014

Margaret M. Voss, 89, of Perryville, MD passed away Sunday, June 1, 2014. Born, October 4, 1924 in Baltimore, MD, Margaret was the daughter of the late Jefferson and Alice Readmond. Margaret was a cat lover, she enjoyed bird watching, and watching the Orioles games. She also enjoyed playing Keno, scratch-offs and keeping up with the stock market. However, what she enjoyed most was her time...
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Judy M. Collins

March 4, 1952 - May 28, 2014

Judy Marie Moulton Collins, 62, if Cana, VA passed away at Forsyth Medical Center Wednesday, May 28, 2014 She was born in Cecil Co., MD on March 4, 1952 to the late Lewis Moulton and Mary Johnson Moulton Horton. Mrs. Collins was a member of Woodland Baptist Church and worked in the Restaurant Business for as long as her health permitted. She is survived by her husband, Tomas J. Collins of...
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George Vernon Tweed, Sr.

April 11, 1925 - May 27, 2014

George Vernon Tweed, Sr., age 89, of Newark, DE, passed away on Tuesday, May 27, 2014 at Season's Hospice at Christiana Care in Newark, DE after a brief illness. He was born April 11, 1925 in Elkton, MD to the late Norman Ellis Tweed and Ida Rebecca Malin. When George was 17 years old, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy and fought in World War II. The ship on which George served, the USS Nevada,...
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Michele "Shelley" Garcia

February 13, 1961 - May 24, 2014

Michele Francine (Shelley) Garcia, 53, of Chesapeake City, MD, passed away unexpectedly May 24, 2014 at Union Hospital. Born in Joppatowne, MD on February 13, 1961, Shelley was the daughter of Howard Smith and the late Mildred Smith. She was a graduate of Joppatowne High School, had worked at the Cecil Whig and most recently at the National Bank of Rising Sun. ...
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Mary Ann Schaaf

November 11, 1952 - May 24, 2014

Mary Ann Schaaf, 61, of Wilmington, DE, passed away May 24, 2014 at Christiana Hospital with her sons by her side. Born in Suffolk County, NY on November 11, 1952, Mary was the beloved daughter of Ann Schaaf. She enjoyed her dream job as a hair stylist and cosmetologist, as well as cooking, decorating, and gardening. Relaxing by the water, kayaking, and rollerblading were among her...
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James Charles Pyle

March 11, 1946 - May 23, 2014

James Charles Pyle, 68, of Nottingham, PA, passed away at his home May 23, 2014 surrounded by love following a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. Born in West Grove, PA on March 11, 1946, Jim was the son of the late Clyde and Mary Hendrickson Pyle. He was a 1965 graduate of Oxford Area High School and was a member of the UAW, working at Chrysler for 36 years until his retirement in...
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Agnes Farmer Smith

December 2, 1925 - May 22, 2014

Agnes Farmer Smith, 88 of Newark, passed away peacefully to be with our Lord on May 22nd, 2014. Agnes was born and raised in Bolt, West Virginia – a town founded by her Great Grandfather, John Joshua Farmer (1801-1901). Agnes was the first of five children born to A.A. & Icie Farmer. Agnes grew up milking the cows and doing chores before walking several miles to their one-room schoolhouse....
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Nelson C. Chadwick, Jr.

March 8, 1933 - May 20, 2014

Nelson C. Chadwick, 81, a lifelong Elkton resident, passed away at his home May 20, 2014, surrounded by his family. Born on March 8, 1933, Nelson was the son of the late Nelson and Elsie Foraker Chadwick. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, a fan of the Baltimore Orioles, Westerns and fishing. He is survived by 2 daughters, Patricia Duff and Rebecca Boggs, both...
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William R. Blevins

May 24, 1934 - May 19, 2014

William R. Blevins, 79, of Rising Sun, MD, passed away peacefully at his home May 19, 2014. Born in Corner Rock, VA on May 24, 1934, Bill was the son of the late Albert Blevins and Sally Miller. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and worked for over 25 years at General Motors in Delaware. Mr. Blevins is survived by his daughter Tammy Kay Blevins and her husband Rick McCallister; and son...
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Raymond Preston Franklin

June 7, 1947 - May 18, 2014

Raymond Preston Franklin, age 66, of Elkton, MD, passed away on Sunday, May 18, 2014 at his residence in Elkton, MD. He was born June 7, 1947 in Wilmington, DE to the late William Franklin and Mary Kathryn Spiller. Very intelligent and inquisitive, Ray loved anything electronic. He would have all the latest gadgets and devices and was self taught on usage of the devices and proficiency of...
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Steve R. Walters

May 14, 1968 - May 18, 2014

Steve Randall Walters, 46, of Conowingo, MD passed away suddenly May 18, 2014. Born on May 14, 1968 in Baltimore, MD Steve was the son of Frances Mary Walters and the late Francis Joseph Walters. Steve loved fishing, archery, and working with his hands, especially woodworking. He also enjoyed riding motorcycles. However, the time spent with his wonderful family was the time most precious to...
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Edward Ernest Schweizer

December 7, 1928 - May 18, 2014

Edward Ernest Schweizer, PhD, Emeritus Professor of Chemistry at the University of Delaware, rowed off into the theater in the sky to his final lecture on May 18, 2014. Schweizer was born in 1928 in Shanghai, China where his Swiss father was in the silk exporting business. His mother was a third generation British resident of Shanghai. He migrated to Europe in 1930 living primarily in England...
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Hazel S. Morris

February 16, 1922 - May 18, 2014

Hazel S. Morris, age 92, of Newark, DE, passed away on Sunday, May 18, 2014 at Season's Hospice at Christiana Care in Newark, DE. She was born February 16, 1922 in Warwick, New York, the daughter of the late Edwin and Helen Teed Strong. She graduated from Warwick High School and was an active member of the Warwick United Methodist Church. Hazel graduated from Mary Washington College in...
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Susie M. Pruitt

November 23, 1942 - May 12, 2014

Susie Miller Pruitt, 71, of Colora, MD passed away Monday, May 12, 2014 at her home. Born November 23, 1942 in Elkton, MD, Susie was the daughter of the late Curtis and Orpha Hamilton. Susie enjoyed scrapbooking, gardening, sewing, and cooking. She regularly attended New Bridge Baptist Church with her husband, Robert. Susie is survived by her loving husband, Robert Pruitt; sisters,...
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Dorothy M. Tupik

October 12, 1941 - May 11, 2014

Dorothy Marie Tupik, 72, of Elkton, MD passed away Sunday, May 11, 2014 at Union Hospital. Dorothy is survived by her son, Justin R Tupik; three daughters, Michele Woolf and her husband, Russel, Jennifer Tupik-Rinehart and her husband, Duane, and Suzanne Alexander and her husband, Gregory; 19 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren, and her sister, Patricia Misegadis and her husband, Henry. ...
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Jean Blevins Cowan

July 16, 1928 - May 10, 2014

Jean Blevins Cowan, 85, of North East, MD, passed away May 10, 2014 at her home. Born in Nathan's Creek, NC, on July 16, 1928, Jean was the daughter of the late Benjamin and Mary Blevins. She was a woman dedicated to her family and enjoyed crafts and gardening. She is survived by her two sons, Lanny and Paul Baker; four grandchildren, Michael and Michele Baker, Angela Rice and Shawn Baker...
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Henry Aaron Frese

December 15, 1917 - May 10, 2014

Henry Aaron Frese, 96, of Elkton, MD, passed away May 10, 2014 at Laurelwood Care Center, Born on December 15, 1917, Henry was the son of the late Aaron and Minnie Horner Frese. He was a Seabee during the Second World War and was awarded the Purple Heart. After his discharge, he worked for Kerr Construction/Home Building as a carpenter. He was an active member of Bethel Evangelical Lutheran...
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Charletta Harris

August 18, 1954 - May 9, 2014

On Friday, May 9, 2014, Charletta Harris passed away at her home in Elkton, Maryland. Charletta Harris was born on August 18, 1954 in Camden New Jersey, she was the daughter of Charles (late) and Dollie Mae Nock. She attended school in the Camden County Public School System. Charletta was employed in the Public Transportation System, School Bus Transportation, Colonial Coach and Rapid Rover, just...
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Robert Stuart Bean, USAF (Ret.)

October 1, 1921 - May 9, 2014

Major Robert Stuart Bean, (USAF, Ret.), 92, of Elkton, MD, passed away peacefully May 9, 2014 at Somerford Place in Newark, DE. Born in Philadelphia, PA on October 1, 1921, Robert was the son of the late Herbert S. and Marguerite Diffenbach Bean. He retired from the U.S. Air Force after a distinguished career as a multi-engine combat pilot, flying in both the Pacific Theater during the Second...
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Mary Elaine Jones

November 13, 1949 - May 7, 2014

Mary E. Jones, age 64, of Elkton, MD, passed away on Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at Union Hospital in Elkton, MD. She was born November 13, 1949 in Ashville, NC to the late Howard and Georgia (Lewis) Dougherty. Mary was a homemaker and spent her life loving and caring for her husband, children and grandchildren. She took joy in the simple pleasures that nature offered and enjoyed watching the...
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