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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

Lou Hoffman

July 21, 1957 - December 2, 2019

Lou Hoffman of Lincoln University, PA, age 62, passed away Monday, December 2, 2019. Lou was born on July 21, 1957 in Wilmington, DE to the late Betty (née Thompson) and Walter Logan. Lou was a graduate of the University of Delaware and earned her bachelor's degree in psychology. After a rewarding career at DuPont, she decided to devote her time to being a stay-at-home mother to her two...
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Retha D. Simmons

May 17, 1930 - December 1, 2019

Retha D. Simmons, age 89, of Elkton, MD passed away on Sunday, December 1, 2019. She was born in West Jefferson, NC on May 17, 1930 to the late Allie Osborne. Retha enjoyed her nursing career many years ago. She was a musician who played guitar and loved to sing. Retha was a member of the Elkton Church of God, as a part of being a church member she would go to nursing homes and sing. During...
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Raymond Kennard

September 10, 1926 - December 1, 2019

Raymond S. Kennard (Bud), age 93 of Newark, DE passed away at his home of 55 years on December 1, 2019 surrounded by his family. He was born on September 10, 1926 at home in Newark, DE to the late Charles E. and Hazel Kennedy Kennard. After graduating from Newark High School in 1944 Bud joined the US Navy and served in the Pacific Theater. Upon returning home, he attended the University of...
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Kenneth Rash

August 9, 1934 - December 1, 2019

Kenneth Rash of Newark, DE, age 85, passed away Sunday, December 1, 2019. Kenneth was born on August 9, 1934 in Newark, DE to the late Brack and Luna Rash. Mr. Rash was a graduate of Newark High School and the University of Delaware in Newark, DE and while he was in college he joined the U.S. Marine Reserves. He was the middle child of eight and was born at home in Landenberg, PA. At age...
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Robert Edward Boutin, Jr.

February 21, 1956 - November 28, 2019

Robert Edward "Bob" Boutin Jr. of Elkton, MD, age 63, passed away Thursday, November 28, 2019 after a 3 ½ year fight with ALS. Robert was born in Wilmington, DE on February 21, 1956 to Sarah Ann (Yedinak) Boutin and the late Robert Edward Boutin Sr. Bob loved spending time in the outdoors, especially crabbing, fishing, hunting and boating. He was a real handyman, always willing to help out...
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Mark A. Durrell

December 26, 1964 - November 27, 2019

Mark Durrell of Newark, DE, age 54, "Superman" has succumbed to his Kryptonite on Wednesday November, 27, 2019. Mark was born on December 26, 1964 in Wilmington, DE to the late Joseph Durrell II. Mark attended Newark High School and went on to help his dad with the family businesses, Durrell Sandblasting & Painting and Friendly Oil Company, then took ownership of the family businesses after...
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Elinor "Miss Ellie" Jenkins

April 26, 1945 - November 26, 2019

Elinor Anne Jenkins, age 74, of Elkton, MD passed away peacefully on November 26, 2019. She was born on April 26, 1945 in West Grove, PA to the late Charlotte Addie Woollens (West) and Thomas G. Jenkins. Elinor was a kind-hearted, generous, and loving woman who will be greatly missed by all who knew her. She was especially close to her daughter and grandson, whom both love her more than all...
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Clint Corder

March 7, 1963 - November 26, 2019

George "Clint" Corder of Newark, DE, age 56, passed away on November 26, 2019. Clint was born March 7, 1963 in Long Branch, NJ to the late George Ray Corder and Peggy A. (Collins) Roberts. Clint worked for Chrysler for over 20 years. Clint had a heart of gold and would give you the shirt off his back. He was a real ladies man (in his own mind) and a self-professed mama's boy. Clint was an avid...
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David Brookens III

July 3, 1992 - November 22, 2019

David Irvin Brookens III, age 27, passed away on Friday, November 22, 2019. He was born in Newark, DE on July 3, 1992 to Barbara Ruth Riley Brookens and the late David Irvin Brookens, Jr. David liked being outdoors enjoying nature. During his free time he loved going fishing and crabbing with his father. David took so much pride in being co-founder of Junk Bee Gone, the business he and his...
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Michael John Wetsel

July 25, 1979 - November 19, 2019

Michael "Mike" Wetsel of Elkton, MD, age 40, passed away Tuesday, November 19, 2019. Mike was born on July 25, 1979 in Chester, PA to James and Linda Wetsel. Mike was a commercial truck driver of Evoqua Water Technologies. He loved watching the Philadelphia Eagles and played baseball and coached for the Elkton Little League and Select Travel Baseball for his son. Mike enjoyed going to Bethany...
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Franklin Dempsey "Pete" Hughart

January 8, 1959 - November 19, 2019

Franklin "Pete" Dempsey Hughart of Elkton, MD, age 60, passed away on Tuesday, November 19, 2019. Frank was born on January 8, 1959 in Summersville, WV to Frances Lee Hughart and the late Dempsey Samuel Hughart. Pete was a supervisor at FedEx. He was very outgoing and enjoyed spending time with his family, especially the grandkids as they were growing up. Pete was a hunter and loved hunting deer...
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Susan E. Richards

July 23, 1950 - November 19, 2019

Susan Richards of Wilmington, DE, age 69, passed away on Tuesday, November 19, 2019. She was born on July 23, 1950 in Vienna, VA to the late George and Helen Thomas. Susan earned her Bachelor's Degree from Virginia Political Institutes and Weidner University then went on to work as a paralegal for 25 years. She was a Vista Volunteer and also volunteered teaching English to grade schoolers....
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Dorothy "Dottie" Rodgers Mears

April 18, 1943 - November 16, 2019

Dorothy "Dottie" Rodgers Mears, aged 76, of Elkton, MD passed away November 16, 2019. She was born on April 18, 1943 to the late Marion W. Rodgers and Lillian Rodgers (Dunbar) of Wilmington, DE. Dottie graduated from Mount Pleasant High School in 1961. Dottie went on to receive her BA at Endicott Junior College in Massachusetts. Dottie worked and retired as an executive secretary for E. I....
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Marian Elizabeth Hubbard

April 24, 1954 - November 16, 2019

Marian Elizabeth Hubbard, age 65 of Elkton, MD passed away on November 16, 2019. She was born on April 24, 1954 in Norwood, Pennsylvania to Richard Hubbard and Irma Hubbard. Marian grew up in Levittown, PA where she established her lifelong love of dogs; Marian had dogs her whole life. She graduated in 1972 from Woodrow Wilson High School in Levittown, PA. Marian became interested in fashion...
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Mary Fleming

April 11, 1934 - November 14, 2019

Mary Barnett Fleming, age 85 of Elkton, MD passed away on November 14, 2019. She was born on April 11, 1934 in Riverview, Virginia to John Blaine Salyer and Blanche Ann (Stanley) Salyer. Mary was completely devoted to her family. When it was someone's birthday, she was known to call them and not only wish them a Happy Birthday, but sing to them! She enjoyed spending time with all of her...
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Virginia "Ginny" Argo

November 21, 1926 - November 11, 2019

Virginia "Ginny" Argo (Taylor) of Bear, DE, age 92, passed away Monday, November 11, 2019. She was born on November 21, 1926 in Galena, MD to the late Harry S. Taylor and Dorothy S. Taylor (Haley). Virginia spent her life taking care of house and home as a homemaker, she especially dedicated her life and love to her husband and children. They spent family trips in the summer going camping to...
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Paul Thompson

July 8, 1961 - November 6, 2019

Paul Lee Thompson of Port Deposit, MD passed away on Wednesday November 6, 2019 at the age of 58. Paul was born on July 8, 1961 in Havre De Grace, MD to the late Roy Ernest Thompson and Joyce Edith (Kelly) Thompson. Paul was a member of Gateway Baptist church in Rising Sun, MD. A fan of many sports, Paul enjoyed watching the Baltimore Ravens, WWE Wrestling and his favorite Nascar driver Jeff...
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Edward Kane

February 27, 1948 - November 3, 2019

Edward "Ed" Paul Kane of Elkton, MD, age 71, passed away suddenly at home on Sunday, November 3, 2019. He was born in Wilmington, DE on February 27, 1948 to the late Edward Paul Kane and Katherine (Jones) Kane. Ed was a 1966 graduate of Conrad High School. From April 1968 he served with the 101st Airborne and was on active duty in Viet Nam from November 1968 to November 1969. He was awarded...
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James "Jimmy" Holley

May 1, 1948 - November 1, 2019

James "Jimmy" Alford Holley, age 71, of Rising Sun, MD passed away November 1, 2019. He was born May 1, 1948 in Fort Pierce, Florida to the late Louis Durbin and Susan Nancy (Futch) Durbin. Jimmy was a very honest and straight forward man who would give you the shirt off his back. He operated heavy equipment and was a member of the UAW Local 37 of Baltimore, MD. Jimmy was a Vietnam veteran...
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Thomas Frederick Rogers

September 25, 1966 - November 1, 2019

Thomas "Tom" Rogers, age 53 of Rising Sun, MD passed away on Saturday, November 1, 2019. He was born on September 25, 1966 in Elkton, MD to Thomas Frederick Rogers, Sr. and Logean Elizabeth Rogers. Tom was a family man and a memorable community man. He enjoyed cooking soups and loved to go fishing with his family. He owned an auto mechanics shop in Rising Sun called Sunshine Auto. Tom...
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Harold Wilken Crossan

January 16, 1927 - November 1, 2019

Harold Wilken "Skip" Crossan, 92 of Newark, DE, died November 1, 2019. Skip was born January 16, 1927 in West Grove, PA, a son of Thomas Roland Crossan, Sr. and Emma Margaret Burns. His paternal grandparents were Thomas Wilken Crossan and Drusilla Strickland; his maternal grandparents were Benjamin Burns, Sr. and Eliza Jane Kelley. Skip was raised near Kemblesville, PA, where he lived and...
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Shania Marie Watson

June 6, 2013 - October 28, 2019

Shania "Sunshine" Marie Watson, age 6, of Clearfield, PA passed away on Monday, October 28, 2019. She was born on June 6, 2013 in Newark, DE to Ashley Hedrick of Wilmington, DE and Mark Watson of Wilmington, DE. Shania attended first grade at Clearfield Elementary School in Clearfield, PA. She was full of life, could light up a room with her glowing personality and always had a smile on her...
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David Boyd Kegley

January 12, 1959 - October 27, 2019

David Boyd Kegley, 60 years old, of Fair Hill, Maryland, passed away on October 27, 2019 in Wilmington, Delaware. David was born in Baltimore, Maryland to Martha Clark (Bainbridge) and Boyd T. Kegley on January 12, 1959. He went to school in Harford County, where he earned his GED before studying Business at Wilmington, Delaware. He married Darlene Sue Kegley (Woods) on May 27, 1982 in Elkton,...
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Christopher David Gilley

October 25, 1977 - October 26, 2019

Christopher David Gilley, age 42, of Newark, DE passed away October 26, 2019. He was born October 25, 1977 in Havre de Grace, MD to the Sharon Denise Jadwin and the late David Allen Gilley. Christopher was a smart, intelligent, and beautiful person who loved his family. He had a passion for writing, which included spiritual poems. Christopher loved music, particularly electronic/bass and rock...
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Joseph Joy

March 3, 1964 - October 26, 2019

Joseph "Joe" R. Joy of Elkton, MD, age 55 passed away on Saturday, October 26, 2019. He was born in Philadelphia, PA on March 3,1964 to the late Joseph R. Joy and Roberta T. (Toughill) Joy. Joe was in Pest control for 35 years. An avid sports fan, he enjoyed watching his favorite teams Alabama Crimson Tide, the Philadelphia Eagles, and the Washington Nationals. During his free time, Joe...
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Mary Ann Brown

August 14, 1947 - October 25, 2019

Mary Ann Brown, a longtime resident of Newark, DE, passed away on Friday, October 25, 2019 at the age of 72. Born in Welch, West Virginia, on August 14, 1947, Mary Ann grew up in Seltzer City, PA, and Newark, DE. She attended Holy Angles School, Corpus Christi High School, and the University of Delaware, where she received her BS in medical technology. She began her career at the Wilmington...
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Austin Cole Ellis

April 14, 1993 - October 23, 2019

Austin Cole Ellis, age 26 of Rising Sun, MD passed away in his home on Wednesday, October 23, 2019. Born on April 14, 1993 in Newark, DE, he was the son to Bill Ellis and Jessica Crook. Austin enjoyed skateboarding, playing darts and painting. He loved animals and listening to music. During the 6 years Austin lived in West Palm Beach, FL working as a waiter/bartender, he would often go scuba...
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David Keithley

September 15, 1958 - October 21, 2019

David Keithley David B. Keithley, "Catfish" went to join our Lord on Monday, October 21, 2019. Dave was born in St. Augustine, FL. On September 15, 1958 to Donald A. and Frances V. Keithley. Dave was employed as a drywall installer. He is survived by his parents: Donald and Frances Keithley, of Street, MD; brothers: Jeffery Keithley and his wife, Josephine of Conowingo, MD and Brian...
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Lois Reed

February 23, 1927 - October 21, 2019

Lois M. Reed, age 92 of Newark, DE passed away on Monday, October 21, 2019. She was born on February 23, 1927 in Glasgow, DE to the late Norman Charles George and Nettie Belle (Hallabaugh) George. Lois grew up on a farm with a large and loving family. She was the youngest of 12 children and had an identical twin sister. Lois enjoyed a vast variety of activities such as growing flowers in her...
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Mary Evelyn Kerns

October 8, 1921 - October 21, 2019

Mary Evelyn Kerns, age 98 of Rising Sun, MD passed away peacefully at her home on Monday, October 21, 2019. She was born on October 8, 1921 in Trade City, PA to the late Irvin Earl Best and Mary Elsie (Spotswood) Best. Mary Evelyn graduated from Rising Sun High School in 1938 before going to nursing school and joining the US Army Nurse Corps at the beginning of World War II. At the conclusion...
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John Edward Lyon

April 11, 1952 - October 19, 2019

John Edward Lyon, age 67 of Chesapeake City, MD passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Saturday, October 19, 2019. He was born on April 11, 1952 in Elkton, MD to the late Thompson Archer Lyon and Mabel Patricia (Thorton) Lyon. John was cherished by his family, friends, neighbors, and customers of his own landscaping business, some of which he had for years. He enjoyed playing...
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Jeanette Simon

May 2, 1927 - October 18, 2019

Jeanette C Simon (05/02/1927 – 10/18/2019) a mother, wife, MomMom to others and Gigi to a handful passed away peacefully with her son and daughter-in-law by her side. After working a career and retiring, Jeanette always enjoyed the small pleasures in life: cooking and baking for her family, attending church services, spending time with her family, reading a good book, doing crossword...
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Marilyn "Lynn" B. Scarbath

December 17, 1931 - October 18, 2019

Lynn Scarbath was born on December 17, 1931 in a Philadelphia, PA hospital. Her parents were Thomas Harold Brown and Anna C. Schramm Brown. Lynn is survived by a brother, Elmer Ellsworth Brown (wife, Erma). She lived at Cedar Farm, Calvert Road, Rising Sun, MD for many years, attending Calvert Elementary School. During WWII, Lynn spent the school years in Miami, Florida attending Robert E....
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Elizabeth "Betty" Telenczak

September 2, 1927 - October 16, 2019

Elizabeth "Betty" Marie Telenczak of Glen Mills, PA, age 92, went to join her husband and the Lord on Wednesday, October 16, 2019. The daughter of Eugene F. Ward and Sarah E. (Russell) Ward, she was born on September 2, 1927 in Philadelphia, PA. Betty is survived by her son, Michael Telenczak and his wife, Mercy, and three grandchildren: Stephen Telenczak, Charlotte Groves and Sarah Groves. In...
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Geneva Mae Gardner

January 18, 1927 - October 12, 2019

Geneva Mae Gardner of Newark, DE, age 92, passed away on Saturday, October 12, 2019. She was born in Bismarck, N. Dakota on January 18, 1927 to Wilbur H. Nelson and Sylvia J. (Loux) Nelson (later Gilbert). Geneva grew up during the depression and her family (headed by step father Amos P. Gilbert) moved extensively throughout the western and southern states, before settling in Hillsboro IL....
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Marie Murray

June 1, 1917 - October 8, 2019

Marie Murray of Wilmington, DE, age 102, passed away on Tuesday, October 8, 2019. She was born in Iron Hill, MD on June 1, 1917 to the late John L. Slack and Anna R. (Major) Slack. Marie graduated from Newark High School in 1935 and later graduated from Goldey Beacon College with her Associates Degree. In her free time she enjoyed gardening flowers and reading novels. Marie had a love for...
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Charlie Christopher

February 9, 1981 - October 5, 2019

Charles Christopher, age 38 of Elkton, MD passed away on October 5, 2019. He was born on February 9, 1981 in Reading, PA to Karen (Reider) Christopher and the late Charles J. Christopher. Charlie was full of life and was a warm hearted, kind person. He made friends with everyone he met and lit up the room with his infectious smile. Charlie had a funny and goofy sense of humor, which kept his...
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Richard "Dick" Richardson

October 15, 1944 - October 2, 2019

Richard "Dick" Benson Richardson of Rising Sun, MD, age 74, passed away Wednesday, October 2, 2019. He was born in Rising Sun, MD on October 15, 1944 to the late Herbert C. Richardson, Sr. and Alice Jeanette (Burkins) Richardson. A Vietnam veteran, Dick proudly served the US Navy aboard the USS Oriskany. He was a member of the VFW Post 465 and American Legion Post 194, both in Rising Sun, also...
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Charles M. Gibb, Jr.

August 19, 1948 - September 30, 2019

Charles "Charlie" M. Gibb Jr., age 71, passed away on Monday, September 30, 2019. He was born in Wilmington, DE on August 19, 1948 to the late Charles M. Gibb Sr. and Mary E. (Wilson) Gibb. A lifelong Newark residence, Charlie graduated from Newark High School in 1967 and went on to proudly serve 6 years in the U.S. Navy. He also served an additional 5 years in the U.S. Naval Reserves. He...
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Ronald Ewart Black

July 22, 1929 - September 30, 2019

Ronald Ewart Black Ronald Ewart Black, age 90 of Rising Sun, MD passed away on September 29, 2019. He was born on July 22, 1929 in Burlington, NC to the late Paul Ritchie Black and Thames (Apple) Black. Ronald graduated from Elon High School in North Carolina and later studied at Elon College where he received his AB degree. He furthered his education by obtaining his Master's Degree in...
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Robert Bob Erdman, Jr.

March 21, 1939 - September 28, 2019

Robert Forrest Erdman, Jr. "Bob", age 80 of North East, MD passed away on Saturday, September 28, 2019. He was born on March 21, 1939 in Coatsville, PA to the late Robert Forrest Erdman, Sr. and Martha (Morgan) Erdman. Bob was a simple man who lived a simple life. He was a life-long boater who loved being on the water. His favorite bodies of water were the Chesapeake Bay and the North East...
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Anna Martin

September 22, 1943 - September 27, 2019

Anna "Judy" Loise Martin age 76 of Mulberry, FL, formally of Elkton, MD, died peacefully on Friday, September 27, 2019 with her loving husband, Ronald by her side. The daughter of Henry and Agnes (Tharpe) O'Neal, Anna was born in Middletown, DE on September 22, 1943. Anna retired from Cecil County Roads Department in 2012 after 15 years of service. She was a member of the Moose Lodge in Elkton...
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Maynard Shaw

September 20, 1937 - September 26, 2019

Maynard Gilbert Shaw, age 82, passed away on Thursday, September 26,2019. He was born in Maine on September 20, 1937 to the late Donald Shaw and Jessie Shaw. Maynard was a proud U.S Army service member. He worked at APG as a Boiler Plant Operator and enjoyed his early retirement from APG in 1996. Maynard was a member of the Elkton United Methodist Church. During his free time, he loved...
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Donald R. Hartwig

March 25, 1927 - September 25, 2019

Donald R. Hartwig, age 92, of Newark, DE passed away on Wednesday, September 25, 2019. He was born on March 25, 1927 in Tamaqua, PA to the late Robert A. Hartwig and Catherine Elizabeth (Rosenberger) Hartwig. Donald graduated in 1944 from Tamaqua High School. After high school he proudly served in the US Navy during the World War ll and was in the South Pacific Theater. He worked as the...
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Franklin Eugene Holtman, Jr.

January 27, 1960 - September 24, 2019

Franklin, "Frank" Eugene Holtman, Jr., age 59 of Rising Sun, MD passed away on Tuesday, September 24, 2019. He was born on January 27, 1960 in Baltimore, MD to the late Franklin Eugene Holtman, Sr. and Janice Ann (Yeager) Holtman. Frank was very diverse in his range of activities. He enjoyed riding motorcycles, shooting guns with his sons, collecting antiques, and spending time in nature....
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William "Bill" Louis Kirn, Jr.

December 8, 1956 - September 23, 2019

William, "Bill" Louis Kirn, Jr., age 62 of Newark, DE passed away on Monday, September 23, 2019. He was born on December 08, 1956 in Wilmington, DE to the late William Louis Kirn, Sr. and Evelyn Elizabeth (Thompson) Kirn. Bill was highly skilled in welding and will always be remembered for how hard he worked. He was very outgoing, straightforward, and good hearted. Bill enjoyed hunting rabbit,...
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Lucille I. Wilson

June 10, 1921 - September 23, 2019

Lucille I. Wilson, age 98 of Newark, DE passed away on Monday, September 23, 2019. She was born in Tuscaloosa, AL on June 10, 1921 to the late Thomas Ingram and Stevie (Thompson) Ingram. Lucille was an honor student (Summa Cum Laude).. She achieved a Master's Degree in English Literature, a Master's in Education and Bachelor Degree in Human Resources. She was a substitute teacher and later...
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Willie Samuel Lyle

June 13, 1953 - September 20, 2019

Willie Samuel Lyle, age 66 of Newark, DE passed away on Friday, September 20, 2019. He was born in Elkton, MD on June 13, 1953 to the late Walter Lyle, Sr. and Daisy Rebecca (Brown) Lyle. Willie served his country in the Army and later became a mechanic in the National Guard. He was an avid fisherman and a passionate fan of the Dallas Cowboys. He was very close with his family and had a...
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Michael Doll, Sr.

November 15, 1958 - September 16, 2019

Michael "Mike" David Doll Sr., of Rising Sun, MD, age 60, passed away on Monday September 16, 2019. He was born on November 15, 1958 in Baltimore, MD to the late Warren T. Doll and Ida W. (Warfield) Doll. Mike worked for the Norfolk Southern Rail Road. for 30 years as a Train Inspector. His hobbies included fishing and boating throughout the Chesapeake Bay and Chincoteague. He had a passion...
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Charles Smith, Jr.

October 16, 1918 - September 15, 2019

Charles "Charley" E. Smith, Jr. of Newark, DE, age 100, passed away Sunday, September 15, 2019. The son of Charles E. Smith and Violet M. (Roberts) Smith, he was born in Ilion, NY on October 16, 1918. Charley proudly served in the US Navy for 4.5 years, earning the rank of Lt. Commander, then spent 7 years in the US Reserves. He retired from Gaylord Container in 1981 after 32 years of service....
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Robert Ragan

January 15, 1929 - September 15, 2019

Robert C. Ragan, of Middletown, DE passed away September 15, 2019 at the age of 90. Son of the late W. Curtis and Hazel Ragan, Robert grew up in Conowingo, Maryland with surviving brothers, Lawrence and Donald. After time in the U.S. Army, attending the University of Delaware and Goldey-Beacom College – he went on to marry the love of his life, Agnes A. Stopyra (also surviving). ...
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Anne Sill

February 11, 1945 - September 12, 2019

Anne Hayes Sill of Chesapeake City, MD, age 74, passed away on Thursday, September 12, 2019. She was born in Philadelphia County, PA on February 11, 1945 to the late Thomas Hayes and Catherine (Campbell) Hayes. Anne worked for Sun Transport for over twenty years before going on to work as a medical coder and teaching medical coding for ten years. An avid reader of non-fiction, she would often...
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Rudolph "Skip" Johnson, Jr.

July 11, 1935 - September 12, 2019

Rudolph "Skip" S. Johnson, Jr., of Middletown, DE, age 84 passed away on Thursday, September 12, 2019. He was born on July 11, 1935 in Wilmington, DE to the late Rudolph S. Johnson, Sr. and Gladys Marie (Campbell) Foraker. A hard worker, Skip spent his over 30 year career with Imperial Chemical Industries working as a chemical engineer and later as a forklift driver until his retirement in...
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Dylan Michael Andreas Hendricks

May 5, 2000 - September 9, 2019

Dylan Michael Andreas Hendricks, age 19 of Rising Sun, MD passed away on Monday, September 9, 2019. He was born in Baltimore, MD on May 5, 2000 to Joseph Ryan Dolly and Lee Ann (Hendricks) Dolly. Dylan had an innocent soul and the heart of a lion. He kept his family close and depended on them. Although he was severely disabled, Dylan left a huge impact on everyone. His family became better...
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Caitlin Elizabeth Goodfellow

September 6, 2019

Caitlin Elizabeth Goodfellow, age 26 of Elkton, Maryland, passed away on Friday, September 6, 2019. She was born on July 10, 1993 in Camden, New Jersey to David Goodfellow and Kathy Dye. Caitie graduated from West Deptford High School in New Jersey in 2011. She was working on receiving her nursing degree from Delaware Technical Community College in Wilmington, Delaware. Caitlin pursued her...
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Shirley Ann Flowers

October 13, 1950 - September 5, 2019

Shirley Ann Flowers, age 68, of Earleville, MD passed away September 5, 2019. She was born on October 13, 1950 to the late Raymond and Florence Griffin. Shirley enjoyed her family and adored her great granddaughter Bella. She worked as a home cleaner and devoted most of her time to her loving family. Shirley is survived by her son, Brian Lapkiewicz, Sr. of Earleville, MD; brother, Edward...
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Conor Davin Milligan

October 3, 2015 - September 3, 2019

Conor Davin Milligan, age 3 of Newark, DE went to be with the Lord on September 3, 2019. He was born on October 3, 2015 to Marcus Edward Milligan and Tara Davina (Ricker) Milligan. Although Conor was not with us very long, he left a great impact on all of the lives that crossed his path. He was known for his infectious smile and strong spirit. While at Johns Hopkins Hospital, he amazed all of...
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Anne Boulden

April 3, 1939 - September 3, 2019

Anne T. Boulden, 80, of Elkton, MD passed away on Tuesday Sept 3, 2019 surrounded by her loving family. Born on April 3, 1939, she was the daughter of the late Charles T. & Anna Mae Kline. Survivors include her husband of 51 yrs, Charlie Boulden; children Frank Lewis (Jeannie), Chuck Lewis, Teri Eckhart (Chuck), and Debbie Morgan (Keith Coulbourne), 11 grandchildren and 11 Great grandchildren, as...
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Jerry Lee Howell

March 22, 1990 - September 3, 2019

Jerry Lee Howell of Elkton, MD, age 29, passed away Tuesday, September 3, 2019 at his residence. He was born on March 22, 1990 in Elkins, West Virgina. Jerry worked as an installer for B&B Hardscaping. He enjoyed all outdoor activities including fishing, crabbing, hunting and camping. Jerry also liked spending time playing football. His most cherished time was spent with his family, who will...
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Hector C. Salvatelli

January 18, 1926 - August 31, 2019

Hector Carlos Salvatelli, 93, passed away peacefully on August 31 at Christiana Hospital. He was born in Santa Fe, Argentina, on January 18, 1926 to the late Constante and Rosa Salvatelli. In 1964 he moved to the United States, with his wife and two young children, where he enjoyed a successful career as a chemist before retiring. In his spare time, he enjoyed teaching Spanish at the Newark...
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John M. Smith

February 9, 1924 - August 29, 2019

John M. Smith, formerly of Newark, DE, passed away on August 29, 2019 at the age of 95. He was born in Philadelphia, PA to the late David and Anna E. Smith. Mr. Smith was a veteran of WWII, serving in Italy in the North Apennines and Po Valley with the 10th Mountain Division Company "C" 85th Regiment. Following the war, he attended Penn State University, graduating in 1950. Mr. Smith worked in...
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Barbara Ellen Clark

April 7, 1946 - August 29, 2019

Barbara Ellen Clark of Newark, DE, age 73, passed away on Thursday, August 29, 2019. She was born in Wilmington, DE on April 7, 1946 to the late Albert C. Clark and RoseAllen (Maser) Clark. Barbara graduated from Newark High School in 1964, then went on to Brown Business School for two years. Having tried banking for a time, Barbara decided to pursue her love of cooking and found her passion....
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Donald Gene Ewing, Sr.

February 14, 1940 - August 25, 2019

Donald Gene Ewing, Sr. "Mickey", age 79 of Rising Sun, MD passed away on Sunday, August 25, 2019. Mickey was born on February 14, 1940 in Frostburg, MD to the late Sherman Everett Ewing and Anna May (Miller) Ewing. Mickey was a concrete contractor for 50 long, hardworking years. He enjoyed spending time with his beloved children and grandchildren and always attending their sporting events,...
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Charles Arthur Mars

April 18, 1944 - August 24, 2019

Charles Arthur Mars, "Charlie", age 75 of North East, MD passed away on Saturday, August 24, 2019. He was born on April 18, 1944 in North East, MD to the late Charles William Mars and Irene Mary (Collins) Mars. Charlie was an avid outdoorsman and handyman; he loved to garden where he tended his vegetables and always maintained a prestigious lawn. He was a great provider for his family and did...
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Melvin E. Wilson

January 17, 1937 - August 22, 2019

Melvin E. Wilson, age 82 of Rising Sun, MD went to be with His Lord on Thursday, August 22, 2019. He was born on January 17, 1937 in Perry Point, MD to the late Granville and Mable Wilson. Melvin began playing the piano as early as he could crawl up onto the piano bench. His love for music and his God-given talent for the piano was the focus of his life. When the family moved to Charlestown...
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Harry Wilson Bodine, Jr

September 1, 1958 - August 20, 2019

Harry Wilson Bodine Jr, age 60 of Elkton, MD passed away on Tuesday, August 20, 2019. Harry was born on September 1, 1958 in Dover, DE to the late Harry Wilson Bodine Sr. and Edith Elaine (Wichess) Bodine. Harry served in the Army for 3 years and the Air Force Reserves for 6 years. He enjoyed watching NASCAR, his favorite driver was Jeff Gordon. Harry liked fishing and enjoyed watching...
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Christopher Lee Little

February 8, 1971 - August 19, 2019

Christopher Lee Little, "Chris", age 48 of York, PA passed away on Monday, August 19, 2019. He was born on February 8, 1971 in Havre de Grace, MD to the late Carroll Wayne Little and Barbara Lynn (Walker) Little. In his younger years, Chris was an outdoorsman. He enjoyed hunting deer and fishing on the Susquehanna River. He enjoyed drinking and hanging out with his friends, which included his,...
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Edward J. Smith, "Ed"

February 9, 1960 - August 17, 2019

Edward J. Smith, age 59, of Elkton, MD passed away Saturday, August 17, 2019. He was born in England on February 9, 1960 to the late Michael and Elizabeth (Walsh) Smith. Ed was a member of the Irish Army before going on to work in the aircraft industry, having spent the last 10 years working for General Electric. He loved swimming, kayaking and fishing with his family. Ed enjoyed playing rugby...
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Ryan Cooling

August 3, 1974 - August 16, 2019

Ryan Allen Cooling Ryan Allen Cooling, age 45, of Elkton, MD died suddenly on August 16, 2019. He was born on August 3, 1974 in Havre De Grace, MD to Harold Cheyney Cooling and Terry Lee (McDaniel) Cooling Dunn. Ryan attended the Tome School for twelve years, he then graduated from Elkton High School class of 1992. Ryan attended Virginia Wesleyan College in Virginia Beach. Ryan played...
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Horace Ginn

October 24, 1922 - August 15, 2019

Horace Vaughan Ginn of Omaha, died of heart failure on August 15, 2019. He was born in Middletown, Delaware, on October 24, 1922. Growing up on the family farm, he graduated from Middletown High School and the University of Delaware, where he was the quarterback on the University's football team, and also the mid-Atlantic wrestling champion. As a naval pilot during WWII, he was assigned to the...
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Mary Katherine Crawford

August 15, 2019

Mary Katherine Crawford, age 38, passed away on August 15, 2019. She was born in Newport News, VA on March 25, 1981 to George Noel Crawford Sr. and the late Anita Lurline (Harris) Crawford. Mary was an honors student during her high school and college years ultimately graduating from Cecil Community College with her associate's degree in Nursing. Mary worked as a Registered Nurse at...
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Betty M. Byrne

December 7, 1930 - August 13, 2019

Betty M. Byrne, age 88, of Newark, DE passed away August 13, 2019. She was born on December 7, 1930 in Covington, VA to the late Emanuel H. Myers and Lahenia E. Myers. From Covington, she moved to Newark where she lived for 57 years. Betty grew up listening to the music of the 1940's and enjoyed dancing with her sisters. Her hobbies included quilting and crocheting. Betty was a social...
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Harlan Bernard Shaffer

March 24, 1931 - August 11, 2019

Harlan Bernard Shaffer, age 88, of Port Deposit, MD passed away on Sunday, August 11, 2019. He was born on March 24, 1931 in Freeport, WV to the late Emra Campbell Shaffer and Dorothy Gertrude (Mayle) Shaffer. Harlan served his country for 2 years in the Army. He was also a proud member of the National Rifles Association. Harlan enjoyed golfing along with gambling at the slot machines in...
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Joseph Martin Roberts, "Joe"

October 26, 1965 - August 10, 2019

Joseph Martin Roberts, "Joe", age 53 of Elkton, MD passed away on Saturday, August 10, 2019. He was born on October 26, 1965 in Baltimore, MD to the late Charles E. Wagner Sr. and Mary Shirley (Stickler) Wagner. Joe graduated from Patterson High School. He was a star player on his high school tennis team and he was a great baseball player. He loved baseball and football and was an avid fan of...
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Michael Allen Letterman

February 3, 1965 - August 7, 2019

Michael Allen Letterman, age 54, departed this earth on, Wednesday, August 7, 2019. He was born in West Grove, PA on February 3, 1965 to Gerald D. Letterman and Joyce A. (Mullins) Letterman. Mike was the proud owner of Rising Sun Auto Sales for over 30 years. In his free time, Mike enjoyed buying, selling, and racing classic muscle cars, attending car shows, collecting guns and coins, and...
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Martha Ann Bussman

May 18, 1939 - August 7, 2019

Martha Ann Bussman, age 80, passed away on Wednesday, August 7, 2019. She was born in Rising Sun, MD on May 18, 1939 to the late Robert Harris Montgomery and Marian Elizabeth (White) Montgomery. Martha (Marcia) worked for the Maryland State Highway Administration as a supply clerk for 17 years before going on to work 15 years at Sun pharmacy as a greeter/clerk. She was a member of Rosebank...
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Erin Elizabeth Yale

April 14, 1981 - August 5, 2019

Erin Elizabeth Yale, age 38 of Abingdon, MD went into the arms of her Heavenly Father after a valiant fight with cancer on August 5, 2019 surrounded by her loving family. She was born on April 14, 1981 in Rising Sun, MD to Nancy Kay (Williams) Wiggins and the late Joseph Ellis Wiggins. Erin is survived by her loving husband of 10 years, Stephen Marshall Yale, Jr; daughter, Charlotte Adamarie...
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Rhonda Sue McPeak

August 19, 1970 - August 4, 2019

Rhonda Sue McPeak, age 48 of Williamsport, PA was tragically killed on Sunday, August 4, 2019. She was born on August 19, 1970 in Orlando, FL to the late Richard Cecil McPeak, Sr. and Ruth Ann (Christsen) McPeak. Rhonda was always there to help others in need. She enjoyed lending a helping hand to all. She loved her grandson, little Johnny and always made time to Face Time him, which she truly...
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Jovita "Betty" Quirolgico

July 28, 1931 - August 4, 2019

Jovita "Betty" Quirolgico of Dagsboro, DE passed away on Sunday, August 4, 2019 of at the age of 88. Born in 1931 in Fabrica, Negros Occidental, Philippines to Frank and Perfecta Bettis, Betty received a Bachelor of Science degree in Education from the University of San Jose-Recoletos in 1953. In 1956, she married the late Benjamin Quirolgico, M.D. and moved to the United States in 1965. ...
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Joan B. Eckman

August 25, 1946 - July 31, 2019

Joan B. Eckman, age 72, of Rising Sun, MD passed away on Wednesday, July 31, 2019. She was born in Elkton, MD on August 25, 1946 to the late Walter William Bryant and Hazel (Rice) Bryant. After graduating from Rising Sun High School, she attended Emilia's Hair Academy in Lancaster, PA in 1964. Afterwards, she worked in York, PA for 2 years at a salon. She then opened her own salon in Rising...
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Roy Dean Horton, "The HAMMER"

July 2, 1966 - July 30, 2019

Roy "HAMMER" Horton, age 53, of Conowingo, MD passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family, on July 30, 2019. Roy was born in Havre De Grace, MD on July 02, 1966 to Harry Thomas Horton and Shirley Ann (Pugh) Horton. Roy graduated from Rising Sun High School, MD in 1984. He worked at Pier 1 imports for 16 years in Aberdeen, MD. Roy enjoyed the outdoors, fishing, and listening to...
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Sonia "Botch" Rochow

July 24, 1934 - July 28, 2019

Sonia Rochow "Botch", age 85, of Newark, DE passed away July 28, 2019. She was born on July 24, 1934 in Philadelphia, PA to the late Stan and Stella Lipinski. Sonia was proud of her family and spent time raising them. In her career, she worked in a gasket factory on the machinery. Sonia loved cats and did a lot of reading. She also enjoyed gardening and would take care of the flowers and...
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Alan Lee Oakes

March 27, 1987 - July 26, 2019

Alan Lee Oakes, age 32, of Elkton, MD passed away on Friday, July 26, 2019. He was born on March 27, 1987 to Robert Calvert Oakes and Deborah Ann (Saunders) Oakes. Alan graduated from Elkton High School in 2005 before launching into a construction job. He was a handyman and helped others repair their homes. He would paint homes, fix windows, and he even replaced a garage. He enjoyed fishing...
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Agnes Elizabeth Poore

February 10, 1934 - July 24, 2019

Agnes Elizabeth Poore, age 85 of Elkton, MD passed away on Wednesday, July 24, 2019. She was born on February 10, 1934 in Kennedyville, MD to the late Roy Frampton Covey and Emma Elizabeth (Seymour) Covey. Agnes worked for WL Gore and Associates for many years, before going on to work as a greeter at Walmart until her retirement in 2008. She was a member of Cherry Hill Methodist Church where...
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Eduardo Ramirez

October 24, 1987 - July 23, 2019

Eduardo Ramirez, age 31, of Chesapeake City, MD passed away July 23, 2019. Eduardo was born in Chicago, IL on October 24, 1987. Eduardo was a graduate of Bohemia Manor High School in Chesapeake City, MD. He worked at Schaffer's Canal House and Prime 225 restaurants in Chesapeake City, MD. He enjoyed playing basketball and spending time with his nieces and nephews. He is survived by his...
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Barbara Elizabeth Humphreys

June 24, 1932 - July 22, 2019

Barbara Elizabeth Humphreys of Newark passed away, July 22, 2019. Born June 24, 1932 in Northstar, DE, Barbara was the daughter of the late Florence Lyons Humphreys and Albert Organ Humphreys. After finishing Newark High School, Barbara went on to graduate from the Wilmington General School of Nursing. Practicing first there and at St. Francis, she then spent several years as a nurse in...
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Helen Margaret "Peggy" Richardson (Williams)

March 16, 1942 - July 22, 2019

Helen Margaret "Peggy" (Williams) Richardson, age 77, of Conowingo, MD passed away July 22, 2019. Peggy was born in Maryland on March 16, 1942 to James, Sr. & Helen Williams. Peggy worked as a nurse's assistant for forty years at Aberdeen Proving Ground. Also working as a waitress at the Conowingo Diner and security at the Conowingo Dam. Peggy loved to help people, she enjoyed crafting,...
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Clay Travis Smith

June 8, 1967 - July 22, 2019

Clay Travis Smith, age 52 of Elkton, MD passed away suddenly on, July 22, 2019. He was born on June 8, 1967 in Elkton and was the youngest of two sons to the late Frank Earl Smith and Helen Marie (Charles) Boegner. Clay attended Northeast High School. Clay was a wonderful husband, father and grandfather. He was very proud and extremely devoted to his family. Pop Pop showered this love upon his...
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Lydia Mae Brown

March 8, 1960 - July 21, 2019

Lydia Mae Brown of Chesapeake City, MD died at home on Sunday, July 21, 2019. Our Lydia lived her life with spontaneity. She embraced the Brown family's waterman traditions -– Lydia loved nothing better than being outdoors, especially if she was spending her day on the water, crabbing or fishing. (It was said she could shuck oysters faster than any Chester River oysterman!) And like her...
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Elizabeth "Betsy" Dollenger

November 20, 1935 - July 20, 2019

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

March 31, 1919 - July 19, 2019

Elizabeth "Betty" Rita Boyden of Newark, DE, previously of Colorado Springs, CO, passed away Friday, July 19, 2019. She was born in Bristol, WI on March 31, 1919 to the late George McDonald and Agnes (Payne) McDonald. Betty worked as a Registered Nurse for 35 years. Due to her husband being in the Navy, Betty traveled throughout the world. She enjoyed gardening, sewing and hiking Pikes Peak....
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Helen Louise Dennison

August 27, 1930 - July 16, 2019

Helen L. Dennison, formerly of Elkton, MD, died Tuesday in Seasons Hospice at Christiana Hospital. She would have been 89 next month. Her family always was the center of her life. Her husband, Curtis W., died in 2008. Her son, Keith, died in 1968. Helen is also preceded in death by her parents, Clarence and Helen Webb; brother, Jimmy Craig, Sr.; and sister, Betty Juba. She will be greatly...
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Dwayne Dayton Taylor

July 31, 1963 - July 15, 2019

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

October 11, 1950 - July 15, 2019

Leslie D. Geesaman of Elkton, MD, age 68, passed away Monday, July 15, 2019. She was born on October 11, 1950 in Wilmington, DE to Hilma Elva (Mutschler) Davis and the late Reynolds Davis. Leslie was a very organized and detail oriented person, which served her well in her time working as an administrative assistant in a law office, and in her home life. She enjoyed reading magazines, trying...
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Mark Steven Dunsmore

April 5, 1966 - July 14, 2019

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

January 11, 1937 - July 13, 2019

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

February 26, 1953 - July 12, 2019

Patricia Ann Sankus, age 66 of Newark, DE passed away on July 12, 2019. She was born on February 26, 1953 in Summit, NJ to the late Robert Edward Day, Sr. and Catherine (Revock) Day. Pat was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Newark, DE for 30 plus years. Throughout those years, Pat served many positions such as: Treasurer, Deacon, choir member, Sunday School Teacher, and many sub...
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Neil Crather Burris, "Sam"

June 26, 1936 - July 11, 2019

Neil (Sam) Crather Burris, age 83 of Newark Delaware, passed away Thursday, July 11, 2019. Sam was born on June 26, 1936 in Wilmington Delaware to the late Clarence S. Burris and Anna (Crather) Burris. Sam had a sense of humor that could brighten people's day. He was generous, honorable and had a gentle soul. He was loved by everyone around him and will be missed. Sam is survived by his...
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Craig Francis Rogge

April 28, 1966 - July 8, 2019

Craig Francis Rogge of Wilmington, DE passed away Monday, July 8, 2019. He was born in Wilmington, DE on April 28, 1966 to John Christopher Rogge and the late Elaine Ayars Rogge. Craig was passionate about music his entire life and enjoyed playing his guitar. Craig is survived by his father, "Chris" Rogge; brother, Jeffrey Lee Rogge; two nieces: Gwyneth and Caitlyn Rogge, and step mother Nancy...
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Leona Mae Brown

June 24, 1929 - July 7, 2019

Leona Mae brown passed away peacefully on July 7th 2019. She was born June 24th 1929 in Los Angeles California to the late Ada and John Franklin. She was a coal miner's daughter. She owned and operated a food truck ( Lees Coffee Cup) that proudly served the personnel that built the Delaware Memorial Bridge and other various locations. She later pursued her passion as a seamstress for JC...
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