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Our Obituaries

Kenneth Soule' Knox, Sr.

October 16, 1951 - January 27, 2015

Kenneth S. Knox, Sr., 63, of Newark, DE, passed away at home unexpectedly on January 27, 2015 after a brief illness, surrounded by his family. Born in Wilmington, DE on October 16, 1951, Ken was the son of the late Clarence and Barbara Knox. He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps and worked for 30 years at Insteel Wire Products. He was a member of the United Steelworkers Union and served as...
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Terry Lee Wasko

April 28, 1953 - January 23, 2015

Terry Lee Wasko, age 61 of Fair Hill, MD, passed away on Friday, January 23, 2015 at Christiana Care in Newark, DE. He was born April 28, 1953 to the late Anthony and Anne (Mucha) Wasko in Kingston, PA. Terry worked as a financial planner, most recently with Karr Barth Financial Planning in Bala Cynwyd, PA. He was part of one of the first groups to earn the title "Certified Financial Planner"...
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Neil Andrews McMullen

May 12, 1948 - January 23, 2015

Neil Andrews McMullen, known to family and friends alike as "Droops", 66, of Howell, NJ passed away peacefully Friday, January 23, 2015 in Newark, DE. Born May 12, 1948 in Philadelphia, PA, Neil was the son of the late, Norman and Ruth (Whaley) McMullen. He grew up in Little Silver, NJ and graduated from Red Bank Regional High School where he played football during his Junior and Senior years...
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Robert "Bob" Conway, Sr.

January 7, 1939 - January 20, 2015

Robert "Bob" Conway, Sr., 76, of Newark, DE passed away Tuesday, January 20, 2015 at his home. Born January 7, 1939 in Wilmington, DE, Bob was the son of the late Reginald and Ann (Barrow) Conway. Bob graduated from Newark High school, class of 1957, where he was an All-State Quarterback. Following high school, he went on to play in the minor leagues for the Phillies. Bob coached football for...
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Ethel Cloud Bogle

August 13, 1931 - January 19, 2015

Ethel Cloud Bogle, 83, of Strickersville, PA, passed away January 19, 2015 at her home. She was born at home in Strickersville on August 13, 1931 to the late Willis M. and Florence E. Cloud. Ethel attended a one-room schoolhouse in Strickersville, PA and graduated from Newark High School in 1950. She worked as a secretary for a construction company in Newark, DE and then went to Hercules Powder...
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Richard John Hartman

July 23, 1941 - January 18, 2015

Richard John Hartman, 73, of Colora, MD passed away Sunday, January 18, 2015 after a long illness. Born July 23, 1941 in Omaha, NE, Richard was the son of the late William and Mary (Wiater) Hartman. He retired from the USN holding the rank of E7 as a Chief Operations Specialist where he proudly served for 22 years. He was a Vietnam veteran who received the National Defense Service medal, 2...
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Stella Kirkey

October 28, 1930 - January 17, 2015

Stella Kirkey, 84, of Elkton, MD passed away Saturday, January 17, 2015 at the Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital in Bedford, TX. Born October 28, 1930, Stella was the daughter of the late Milton and Luanna (Thompson) Viars. Stella cherished her time spent with her wonderful family and she enjoyed making sure everyone in her family was well taken care of. Stella is survived by her son...
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Walter H. Buzby

July 22, 1937 - January 17, 2015

Walter H. Buzby, 77, of Elkton, MD passed away Saturday, January 17, 2015 at his home. Born July 22, 1937 in Woodbury, NJ, Walter was the son of the late Albert and Dorris (Hendrickson) Buzby, Sr. Walter graduated from Woodstown High School in 1955 and went on to serve in the United States Army. Following his enlistment, he attended Wilkes Barre College in Pennsylvania. He worked on the...
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Louis Paul Cambardella

April 11, 1954 - January 17, 2015

Louis Paul Cambardella, 60, of Ephrata, PA, passed away surrounded by family at Select Specialty Hospital in York, PA following a courageous battle. Born in Old Forge, PA on April 11, 1954, Louis was the son of the late Joseph and Eleanor Cambardella. He graduated from Bowie High School in 1972 and received his Bachelor of Science in Business and Technology Management from the...
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Fay E. Bennett Rodgers

August 6, 1951 - January 16, 2015

Fay Bennett Rodgers, 63, of Chesapeake City, MD passed away Friday, January 16, 2015 at Union Hospital. Born August 6, 1951 in Elkton, MD, Fay was the daughter of the late Charles and Anna (Secord) Bennett. She was a lifelong employee of the Bayard House where she worked as a server. She was very passionate about serving her customers well and always remembered their drinks. In her free time...
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James V. Logullo, Jr.

October 6, 1933 - January 16, 2015

James V. Logullo, Jr., 81, of Elkton, MD, passed away January 16, 2015 at Seasons Hospice/Franklin Square Hospital with his wife by his side. Born in Wilmington, DE on October 6, 1933, Jim was the son of the late James and Anne Ludlum Logullo. He graduated from Conrad High School and from there enlisted in the U.S. Army and was a medic serving in the Korean War. Following his service in the...
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James Monroe Holbrook

May 4, 1920 - January 15, 2015

James Monroe Holbrook, 94, of Rising Sun, MD passed away on Thursday, January 15, 2015 at Union Hospital in Elkton, MD. He was born May 4, 1920 in Dublin, MD to the late Avery A. and Annie M. (Edwards) Holbrook. James served his country in the Army Air Corps as a tail gunner for three years during World War II. He was stationed in Florida and served a tour of duty in Italy. He worked for the...
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Wayne David Duffield

May 22, 1949 - January 15, 2015

Wayne David Duffield, 65, of Elkton, MD, passed away suddenly Thursday, January 15, 2015. Born May 22, 1949 in Bridgeton, NJ, Wayne was the son of George R. and the late E. June (Harris) Duffield. Wayne was employed at the Bayside Community Network in Elkton, MD. A diehard and true Phillies fan, he rooted and supported his team through the good years and the bad. He is survived by his...
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Marian M. Baughman

December 1, 1930 - January 15, 2015

Marian M. "Mim" Baughman, 84, of Rising Sun, MD, passed away peacefully January 15, 2015 at Union Hospital. Born in West Grove, PA on December 1, 1930, Marian was the daughter of the late James and Ola Blankenship McCardell. She was a graduate of Rising Sun High School and worked as an office manager for a landscaping company. She was very interested in genealogy and she built her own website ...
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Vera Estelle Mahon Duff

November 11, 1915 - January 14, 2015

Vera Estelle Mahon Duff died at the age of 99 on January 14 at the Country House in Greenville, Delaware, where she had lived for 22 years. She was born in Kearny, New Jersey, on November 11, 1915, to Caroline Jorgenson Mahon and Fred Mahon. As a child, she lived in Haskell, New Jersey, and she graduated from high school in Butler, New Jersey. She was married to Alan Dallas Duff, Jr., on March 18...
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Frank A. Durham

September 4, 1947 - January 14, 2015

Frank A. Durham, 67, of Elkton, MD passed away Wednesday, January 14, 2015. Born September 4, 1947 in Elkton, MD, Frank was the son of the late Clifford R. Durham, Sr. and Matilda (Swanson) Durham. He was employed at the University of Delaware where he worked in the Custodial Maintenance Department until he retired in 1988. Frank greatly enjoyed fishing and loved spending time with his family. ...
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Janice Marie Shivery

January 1, 1938 - January 14, 2015

Janice Marie Shivery, 77, of Conowingo, MD passed away Wednesday, January 14, 2015. Born January 1, 1938 in Chester, PA, Janice was the daughter of the late Bernard B. Williams and the late Della Mae (Guy) Freeman. She enjoyed gardening where she was a member of her local gardening club and she was an avid birdwatcher. However, Janice's greatest joy was her time spent with her loving family...
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Patricia F. Nickle

February 14, 1929 - January 14, 2015

Patricia F. Nickle. 85, of Rising Sun, MD passed away Wednesday, January 14, 2015. Born February 14, 1929 in Elwyn, PA, Patricia was the daughter of the late Michael and Ednell (Passmore) McLaughlin. Patricia was a lady of strong faith and was well versed in her Bible studies. She a member of Conowingo Baptist Church where she was a Sunday school teacher and was formerly a member of the...
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V. Hazel VanDyke

April 23, 1921 - January 12, 2015

Virginia Hazel VanDyke, age 93, of Rising Sun, MD, passed away peacefully on Monday, January 12, 2015 surrounded by her loving family. She was born April 23, 1921 in Ramsey Ridge, VA to the late Thomas and Sylvia (Deel) Newberry. Family oriented, taking care of children and grandchildren, she was a beloved wife mother and grandmother. She was a no nonsense woman giving advice, wanted or not,...
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Jane Brenan Erickson

February 6, 1930 - January 12, 2015

Heaven got a little brighter this week as Jane Clare Brenan Erickson passed away on Monday, January 12, 2015. Her strong-minded character will be more than a little missed. She grew up splitting her time between Parkersburg, WV and Severna Park, MD with a father who worked for the Railway Express. She attended De Sales Heights Visitation Academy for Females and went on to earn her B.A. in...
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Franklin Atwood Hanna, Sr. "Butch"

January 19, 1949 - January 10, 2015

Franklin Atwood Hanna, Sr. "Butch", 65, of Middletown, DE passed away suddenly January 10, 2015 at his home. Born January 19, 1949 in Wilmington, DE, Butch was the son of the late Elwood Marshall and Rebecca Ellen (Dehorty) Hanna. Butch dedicated 38 years of service to Acme as a butcher. He loved working with his hands and was always looking for new projects and finding things to fix. He was...
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Harry R. McKenry

March 12, 1923 - January 10, 2015

Harry R. McKenry, age 91, of Newark, DE passed away on Saturday, January 10, 2015 at Millcroft Nursing Home in Newark, DE. He was born March 12, 1923 in Pittsburgh, PA to the late Harry and Marie (Boecking) McKenry. Harry earned his Bachelor's degree in 1944, graduating from the University of Delaware. He worked in human resources, recruiting employees for Atlas Chemical, ICI Americas, and...
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Vivian Marie West

March 18, 1931 - January 10, 2015

Vivian Marie West, 83, of Newark, DE passed away Saturday, January 10, 2015. Born March 18, 1931, Vivian was the daughter of the late Charles William Jones and the late Florence Estelle Sharon Jones McCann. She was a member of the Elkton Moose Lodge and the VFW Post 475. She enjoyed dancing, music, bingo, and playing cards. The family would like to thank Vista Hospice for the care and...
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Charlie W. Hinkle, Sr.

December 7, 1926 - January 10, 2015

Charlie W. Hinkle, 88, of Rising Sun, MD, passed away unexpectedly January 10, 2015 at his home. Born in Amanotta, VA on December 7, 1926, Charlie was the son of the late Homer and Martha Hinkle. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and served in the Philippines during the Second World War as an M.P. Following his discharge, he worked at Perry Point Veterans Hospital until his retirement in 1982....
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Grace Virginia Kennedy

December 18, 1925 - January 9, 2015

Grace Tweed Kennedy, age 89, of Elkton, MD went home to be with the Lord on Friday, January 9, 2015 at Caraway Manor. She was born December 18, 1925 in Newark, DE to the late Clinton and Sarah May (Grant) Tweed. Grace was a caring, fun-spirited, loving person who had a beautiful smile. Music was in her heart and soul, as she always loved singing and dancing, especially tap dancing. An...
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Ruth Hurst Gandy

October 7, 1961 - January 8, 2015

Ruth M. Gandy passed away peacefully January 8, 2015 at Christiana Hospital with family and friends by her side. Ruthie was born October 7th 1961 in Hollywood Florida to Frank and Ruth Hurst of Newark DE. Ruthie Attended Middletown HS class of 1979 and worked for BE&K as an engineering scheduler/planner. Ruthie loved country line dancing and always enjoyed teaching others. She also...
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Annabelle Prettyman Wollaston

June 16, 1925 - January 8, 2015

Annabelle P. Wollaston, age 89, of Newark, DE, passed away peacefully on Thursday, January 8, 2015 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born on June 16, 1925 in Lewes, DE, the eldest daughter of the late Esther West Prettyman and William H. Prettyman. She moved to Newark to attend the University of Delaware from which she graduated in 1946. She taught physical education at the...
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Charles Shirley

February 6, 1932 - January 6, 2015

Charles "George" Shirley, age 82, of Earleville, MD, passed away on Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at Bay Health Medical Center in Milford, DE. He was born February 6, 1932 in Philadelphia, PA to the late Walter J. and Gertrude (Bainbridge) Shirley. George, as he was known to his family and friends, proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. Mechanically inclined, he...
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Mildred Hildt Pugh

June 26, 1921 - January 6, 2015

Mildred H. Pugh, 93, of Rising Sun, MD passed away Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at the Clark Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Clark, NJ following a brief illness. Born June 26, 1921 in Rocks, MD, Mildred was the daughter of the late Henry Edgar and Mary (Iley) Hildt. Mildred attended the Oxford Friends Meeting and Brick Meeting in Calvert. Before retiring to Rising Sun, Mildred and her late...
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William E. Bland

November 20, 1942 - January 4, 2015

William E. Bland, 72, of Bear, DE, passed away January 4, 2015 at Christiana Hospital with his loving wife by his side, following a courageous battle with several illnesses. Born in Newark, DE on November 20, 1942, Bill was the son of the late Ernest and Thelma Morrison Bland. He graduated from Newark High School, and devoted his life to serving the public in the Air National Guard and for the...
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William L. Kirn, Sr.

November 2, 1932 - January 3, 2015

William L. Kirn, Sr., 82, of Newark, DE, passed away January 3, 2015 at Christiana Hospital. Born in Camden, NJ on November 2, 1932, William was the son of the late William Benjamin and Edna Hummel Kirn. He was a painter, a veteran of the U.S. Army and retired from General Motors. He enjoyed hunting and fishing and was an animal lover. One of his greatest pleasures was spending time with his...
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William Earl Deloatch

August 26, 1969 - January 2, 2015

William Earl Deloatch " Earl" as he was so affectionately called by many leaves to mourn his mother Bernice Loretta Deloatch , four sisters Lakiesha Chavon Deloatch, Syeria Adele Deloatch, Laura Jeanette Deloatch, Kellee Marie Deloatch , two brothers Herman Lamar Deloatch, Darnell Allen Glassco Deloatch two nieces Deasia Antoria Fowlkes and Kayla Marie Deloatch and a host of aunts, uncles and...
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Virginia Belle Barrows "Bunny" Fowler

November 15, 1920 - January 1, 2015

Virginia Belle Barrows Fowler, age 94, of Elkton, MD, went to be with her Lord on Thursday, January 1, 2015. Bunny was born November 15, 1920 in Parma OH to the late Belle Thomas Barrows and late Clark Worthy Barrows. Her only sibling, Patricia Anne was born two years later, and the family moved to Michigan in 1925, where she graduated from high school and college and married her high school...
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David Alexander Owocki

May 25, 1989 - December 30, 2014

David Owocki was born on May 25, 1989 and died on Dec. 30, 2014. He was a resident of Landenberg, PA, and a student at the University of Delaware in Newark, DE, majoring in computer science. For the past two years he has been reigning chess champion at the Newark Chess Club of Delaware. He is survived by his parents, Suzi and Stan, his sister Sarah, his brother Kevin, and his beloved cats...
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Doris Jean McCormick

February 4, 1928 - December 28, 2014

Doris Jean McCormick, age 86, of Middletown, DE, passed away on Sunday, December 28, 2014 surrounded by her family at home. She was born February 4, 1928 in Newark, DE to the late John and Susan (Backof) Morrison. She is survived by her children, John H. McCormick and wife Sandra of New Port Richey, FL, Gerry McCormick Sr., and wife Mary of New Port Richey, FL, Kevin McCormick, Sr. of Dover,...
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Tyler Ray Hess

March 31, 1995 - December 28, 2014

Tyler Ray Hess, age 19 of Elkton, MD, passed away on Sunday, December 28, 2014. He was born March 31, 1995 in Newark, DE to Tory Ray Hess and Rachelle Lynn (Ferrell) Ayers. Tyler loved doing the things that most kids growing up enjoy doing, including Legos, video games, puzzles and riding roller coasters. With his charming and loving personality, Tyler made many friends wherever he went. He...
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Clay W. "Sonny" McInnis, Jr.

June 4, 1932 - December 27, 2014

Clay Wall "Sonny" McInnis, Jr. passed away on Saturday, December 27, 2014. He was 82 years old. Clay was born June 4, 1932 in Greensboro, NC. He was one of eleven children born to Clay Sr. and Hattie "Lillian" Apple McInnis. As a young child he enjoyed spending time with his family, working as a paper boy, eating at his family's ice cream parlor, and playing on the basketball team. He...
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Barbara Bonham Dowling

October 16, 1916 - December 25, 2014

Barbara Bonham Dowling passed away on Thursday, December 25, 2014 at her home. Mrs. Dowling, born October 16, 1916, was the daughter of the late Nellie Sheldrake Murphy and Harry Lawrence Bonham. She was a Newark native and a graduate of Tower Hill School and the University of Delaware. She married Frank Kahler Scott in 1941. Together they raised their three children. They came to a friendly...
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Audrey Jean Wadkins

December 10, 1942 - December 25, 2014

Audrey Jean Wadkins, 72, of Chesapeake City, MD, passed away ay Genesis Healthcare December 25, 2014. Born in Bradford, VT on December 10, 1942, Audrey was the daughter of the late Earnest and Nina Covey. She was a homemaker, and also worked at various stores and factories during her life. She had many interests, including crabbing and fishing, going to yard sales and auctions and growing...
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Steven Dale Hickman

March 11, 1960 - December 24, 2014

Steve Dale Hickman, Sr., 54, of Port Deposit, MD passed away suddenly Wednesday, December 24, 2014. Born March 11, 1960 in Lancaster, PA, Steven was the son of the late Paul Hickman and the late Elizabeth (Trimble) Brooks. He enjoyed the pool league and playing shuffle board; but what he cherished most was his time spent with his loving children and grandchildren, especially around a bonfire. ...
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Polly Moehlman Bray

June 7, 1924 - December 23, 2014

Polly Moehlman Bray, 90, of Newark, DE passed away at home on December 23 2014. Polly was born June 7 1924 in Whitehall, Muskegan County, Michigan to the late Henry and Mabel (Carlson) Moehlman. Polly graduated in theatre and speech from Michigan State University where she was named the outstanding woman in her class. In 1947 she married Dale Frank Bray, accepting his proposal 6 months after...
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Ann V. Elville

August 19, 1924 - December 23, 2014

Ann V. Elville, 90, of Lititz, PA passed away Tuesday, December 23, 2014. Born August 19, 1924 in Dublin, MD, Ann was the daughter of the late Avery and Annie (Edwards) Holbrook. Ann was a 1941 graduate of Rising Sun High School and was an active member of the Conowingo Baptist Church, where she taught Sunday school for many years. She enjoyed being a homemaker and felt that her home was her...
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Mary Anna Frisbie

February 15, 1928 - December 16, 2014

Mary Anna Frisbie, 86, of Newark, DE, passed away December 16, 2014 at Christiana Hospital. She was the wife of Arthur Frisbie. A welcome home to heaven celebration will be held Saturday December 20, 2014 at 12 noon at Bible Fellowship of Newark, 808 Old Baltimore Pike, Newark, DE, 19702.
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Mary Kathryn "Kat" MacDonald

March 11, 1954 - December 16, 2014

Mary Kathryn "Kat" MacDonald, 60, of New Castle, DE, passed away December 16, 2014 at Seasons Hospice in Randallstown, MD. Born in Gaulley Bridge, WV on March 11, 1954, Kat was the daughter of Fay Long and the late Warren Long. She was an animal lover and has gone to meet her beloved dog, Ruggy, who died in 2012, at the Rainbow Bridge. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and will...
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George Edward Morris, "Ed"

May 2, 1948 - December 14, 2014

George Edward Morris (Ed), 66, of Wilmington, DE passed away Sunday, December 14, 2014. Born May 2, 1948 in Wilmington, DE, Ed was the son of the late George W. and Fay Morris Hoffman. A Vietnam veteran, Ed retired from the New Castle County government after more than 30 years of service. Ed was a life-long outdoorsman whose love of all that was West Virginia, his heritage home, manifested...
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Charles Henry Breza, Sr.

May 5, 1936 - December 13, 2014

Charles Henry Breza, Sr., age 78, of Chesapeake City, MD, passed away on Saturday, December 13, 2014 at the Heartland Hospice House in Wilmington, DE. He was born May 5, 1936 in Elkton, MD to the late John and Monica (Schrieber) Breza. Charles attended Salesianum High School and graduated 1954. During 1955, Charles started his business Breza Communications Co. where he repaired televisions,...
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Elva "Lou" Bingham, Jr.

November 24, 1961 - December 11, 2014

Elva Louis Bingham, 53, of Newark, DE passed away surrounded by his loving family Thursday, December 11, 2014 after a long illness. Born November 23, 1961 in Wilmington, DE, Lou was the son of Elva Louis Bingham, Sr. and Mildred Bingham. Lou dedicated 15 years to G.L. Rossetti Construction as a stucco worker and co-operated Pop & Lou's Mowing with his father. He enjoyed living his life to its...
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Ramonia Sue King

May 11, 1963 - December 10, 2014

Ramonia Sue King, 51, of Rising Sun, MD, passed away at home December 10, 2014 surrounded by her family after a courageous battle with cancer. Born in Elkton, MD on May 11, 1963, Ramonia was the daughter of Barbara Lewis Sadler. She received her degree in nursing from Cecil College and practiced as a registered nurse at Calvert Manor Healthcare Center and Abbey Manor Assisted...
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Donald George McCullough, Sr.

September 13, 1921 - December 7, 2014

Donald George McCullough, Sr., 93, of Port Deposit, MD, passed away Sunday December 7, 2014 at Laurelwood Care Center in Elkton, MD. Born in Ontario, Canada on September 13, 1921, he was the son of the late Garfield and Evelyn Scoggins McCullough and was the husband of the late Nannie Surber who passed in 1987. Having a great interest in camping, he was always eager for a new trade. His many...
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Marie Lynch Peterson

December 6, 2014

Marie Lynch Peterson of Elkton, MD, passed away at Laurelwood Care Center on Saturday December 6, 2014. A lifelong resident of Elton and North East, Marie was the daughter of the late William Clifford and Grace Hemphill Wright. She gradate from North East High School. She enjoyed reading and shopping for antiques and was an excellent baker. Surviving are her daughters Donna Ridenour and her...
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Dorothy J. Gerjovich

December 6, 2014

Dorothy J. Gerjovich who was born in Brooklyn, New York died at home surrounded by her children, in Newark, Delaware on December 6, 2014. The second of three daughters of two Slovene immigrants from Austria, she was married for 29 years to Henry J. Gerjovich, before his death in 1969. She is predeceased by her older sister, Mary J. Vetter. She is survived by her sister Florence Engelhardt,...
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Radames "Cisco" Rosado

August 27, 1945 - December 5, 2014

Radames "Cisco" Rosado, age 69, of Elkton, MD passed away peacefully at home on December 5, 2014 surrounded by loved ones. Born on August 27, 1945 in Corozal, Puerto Rico to Alfredo Rosado and Juana Santiago, Radames was a member of the Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church in Elkton, MD. He loved the outdoors, hunting, gardening, and traveling with his family. Radames is survived...
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Ethel "Jackie" Cochran

August 1, 1920 - December 4, 2014

Ethel L. (Jackie) Cochran, 94, of Newark, DE, passed away December 4, 2014 at Renaissance Healthcare in Millsboro, DE. Born in Elkton, MD on August 1, 1920, Jackie was the daughter of the late Joseph and Ive Scott Brannan. She was proud of her time caring for the soldiers in World War II when she served as a volunteer aide. She supported herself after her husband died as a self employed...
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Margaret Marie Goerlich

January 5, 1941 - December 4, 2014

Margaret Marie Goerlich, age 73, of Rising Sun, MD passed away on December 4, 2014. Born on January 5, 1941 in Ashe Co, NC to Willard Powers and Shirley (Roberts) Powers, Margaret is survived by her daughter, Deborah Romich & her husband Gary of Cooksville, MD, Yvonne Kozlowski & her husband Joe of Rising Sun, MD; mother, Shirley Powers of Port Deposit, MD; sister, Theresa Gorrell of Rising...
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Wendell Boyle

February 18, 1936 - December 4, 2014

Wendell Boyle, aged 78, of Rising Sun, MD, passed from this earth into Heaven on December 4, 2014 after a long and courageous battle against cancer. Born February 18, 1936 in West Grove, PA, he was the son of the late George and Emily Terry Boyle. Wendell was a veteran having served in the Delaware Air National Guard in the late 1950s. He attended and graduated from the Air Force Jet Refueling...
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Michael J. Porter

July 29, 1953 - November 30, 2014

Michael James Porter (aka "Bear"), age 61, of Port Deposit, MD passed away on Sunday, November 30, 2014 after a brief illness. Born July 29, 1953 in Oxford, PA, where he was born and raised, Bear was the son of Ed and Gladys Porter. He was a carpenter, truck driver, mechanic, and an avid Harley rider. He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather. His favorite past times were spent with...
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Kay Hall

October 18, 1936 - November 30, 2014

Kay Frances Hall, age 78, of Rising Sun, MD passed away on November 30, 2014. Kay was born in Elkton, MD on October 18, 1936 to the late Frederick Clark Sr. & Mary Elizabeth Clark. Kay was a member of the Conowingo Baptist Church for 50+ years, where she was a choir director and she sang at many churches in the area. She was co-owner and secretary at the Hall Chrysler Plymouth Dodge Auto...
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Robert W. Glover

July 26, 1934 - November 28, 2014

Robert W. Glover, age 80, of Elkton passed away on Friday, November, 28, 2014 at his home in Elkton, MD. He was born July 26, 1934 in Wilmington, DE to the late Thomas William and Lucille (Tubman) Glover. He served his country in the Navy. He worked at Du Pont for 41 years as an associate biologist. He is survived by his daughter, Catherine Dabrowski and husband Stanley of Wilmington, DE;...
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Edna Alberta Keim

October 21, 1916 - November 28, 2014

Edna Alberta Keim, 98, of Calvert, MD went home to her Lord and Savior Friday, November 28, 2014. Born October 21, 1916 in Calvert, MD, Alberta was the daughter of the late William and Leora (England) Little. She owned the "Little Beauty Shoppe" in Oxford, PA during her early adulthood. She grew and arranged flowers for church. She was talented in a variety of handicrafts, and enjoyed...
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Larry Dean Lovelace

January 5, 1941 - November 27, 2014

Larry Dean Lovelace, 73, of Colora, MD passed away Thursday, November 27, 2014 at Union Hospital in Elkton, MD. Born January 5, 1941 in Elizabethton, Tennessee, Dean was the son of the late Bruce and Ella Jane (Hyder) Lovelace. A heavy equipment operator, Larry was a member of the Operating Engineers Local 37 in Baltimore, MD. He worked on many projects and highways in the area including 495...
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Caroline Cook Hisey

December 7, 1931 - November 26, 2014

Caroline Cook Hisey, age 82, passed away on Wednesday November 26, 2014 surrounded by family. She was born Dec. 7th, 1931 in Wilmington, DE. She was daughter of the late H. Wallace Cook, Sr. and Frances Cook. Mrs. Hisey was a 1949 graduate of Middletown High School in Delaware. She graduated from University of Delaware in 1953 in the field of Child Development. She earned a Master's degree from...
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Saniyah Rachel Taylor

June 8, 2013 - November 25, 2014

Saniyah Rachel Taylor, 1, of Elkton, MD passed away Tuesday, November 25, 2014. Born June 8, 2013 in Elkton, MD, Saniyah was the daughter of April Taylor and Anthony Taylor, Sr. She was little ray of sunshine who's smile could light up a room and was always happy and laughing regardless to how she was feeling. She loved Elmo and enjoyed eating and was known to nearly fall asleep eating. ...
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Steven William Taylor

November 17, 1980 - November 25, 2014

Steven William Taylor, age 34, of Elkridge, MD, and formerly Elkton, MD, passed away on Tuesday, November 25, 2014 at University of Maryland Medical Center Mid Town Campus in Baltimore, MD. He was born November 17, 1980 in Wilmington, DE to Edward Stevenson Taylor and Susan Truskey Granville. Steve served his country proudly in the Army and was a veteran of the war in Iraq. In his civilian...
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Michael James Williams

October 15, 1949 - November 24, 2014

Michael James Williams, age 65, of Newark, DE, passed away on Monday, November 24, 2014 at the Veteran's Administration Hospital in Elsmere, DE. He was born October 15, 1949 in Roaring Springs, PA to the late James and Goldie Williams. Upon finishing high school, Mike served his country in Vietnam in the Marine Corps, where he earned a Purple Heart. After his discharge, he worked in the...
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Ray W. Gibbs, Jr.

September 20, 1969 - November 23, 2014

Ray W. Gibbs, Jr., 45, of North East, MD, passed away at Christiana Hospital November 23, 2014. Services will be held at a later date.
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M. Ralph Kelly

January 6, 1937 - November 23, 2014

M. Ralph Kelly, age 77, of Chesapeake City, MD died on November 23, 2014 For forty years, Ralph was first an employee and then the owner of B.F. Frazer and Son of Philadelphia, PA. He worked at Robbins Motor Transportation of Eddystone, PA for eleven years and Tidal Creek Growers of Earleville, MD for five years. He was a member of Lodge No. 2, F & A.M. Masons of Philadelphia since 1964 and of...
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Betty Marie Stewart Crawford

September 16, 1946 - November 21, 2014

Betty Marie Stewart Crawford, 68, of North East, MD, passed away Friday, November 21, 2014 at Christiana Hospital. Born September 16, 1946, to the late Charles and Margaret Stewart, Betty was a loving mother, grandmother and homemaker to her family. Betty is survived by her daughters Constance Crawford Blackburn & her husband Craig of Elkton, MD, Charlene Crawford Gemmola & her husband...
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John Seaman

March 10, 1921 - November 20, 2014

John Seaman, 93, of Elkton, MD, passed away November 20, 2014 at Union Hospital, surrounded by his family. Born in Cologne, Germany on March 10, 1921, John was the son of the late George and Meta Seaman. He came to the United States in 1937 and fought with the Americans during the Second World war in the European Theatre with the US 9th Army, Tank Destroyers from 1942-1946 and Civil Affairs...
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Richard Thomas Gallo

August 21, 1948 - November 19, 2014

Richard Thomas "Ritt" Gallo passed away Wednesday November 19th, 2014 surrounded by family and friends following a brief illness. Born in East Paterson, N.J.on Aug.21,1948 to the late Louis & Edith ( Campman) Gallo.He was 66 years old. Richard graduated from East Paterson High School in 1966. He went on to study at The Academy of Fine Arts in Philadelphia Pennsylvania. He loved the city of...
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Anne Marie Krier

February 16, 1932 - November 17, 2014

Anne Marie Krier, age 82, of Newark, DE passed away on Monday, November 17, 2014 at Millcroft Nursing Home surrounded by her loving family. She was born February 16, 1932 in Penticton, British Columbia, Canada, to the late Howard and Jean (Calder) Breen. Anne was trained as a Registered Nurse and worked for various nursing homes in the area before her retirement. With a delicate hand and an...
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Carol Jean Ritz

August 12, 1952 - November 17, 2014

Carol Jean Ritz, 62, of Elkton, MD, passed away November 17, 2014 at Johns Hopkins Hospital after a lengthy illness. Born in Milford, DE on August 12, 1952, Carol was the daughter of Mary Esther Mills and the late Louis O. Mills. She taught elementary school for 38 ½ years in the Cecil County Public School System. She graduated from Salisbury State University and did graduate studies at the...
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Jerry White

May 29, 1992 - November 11, 2014

Gerald Allen "Jerry" White, age 22, of Chesapeake City, MD, passed away on Tuesday, November 11, 2014. He was born May 29, 1992 in North Miami Beach, FL to James H. and Rita F. (Franks) White. An exceptionally hard worker, Jerry worked as a carpenter and was attending Cecil College to increase his knowledge and skills in the construction trades. He was recently awarded his certificate in...
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Ellis M. Schorah

March 20, 1921 - November 8, 2014

Ellis M. Schorah, 93, of New Castle, DE, passed away peacefully at Christiana Hospital on November 8, 2014. He was born at home in Wilmington on March 20, 1921 and was the son of the late Joseph and Menerva (Minnie) Schorah. He was a life member of Wilmington Manor Fire Co. as a firefighter and fire policeman. Ellis served as an Army paratrooper during World War II. He is survived by his two...
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Roy S. Mann, Jr.

December 23, 1926 - November 7, 2014

Roy S. Mann, 87, of Chesapeake City, MD, passed away November 7, 2014. Roy was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and served on the U.S.S. Missouri when the Japanese surrendered at the end of World War II. He was a strong supporter of all veterans and was past Commander of Chesapeake City VFW Post 7687. He was also a former mayor of Chesapeake City and three term Councilman. Her is survived by his...
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Gale E. Fitzpatrick

November 14, 1945 - November 6, 2014

Gale Elizabeth Fitzpatrick, age 68, of Silver Spring, MD, and Newark, DE, passed away on Thursday, November 6, 2014, at Season's Hospice at Christiana Care Health in Newark, DE. She was born on November 14, 1945, in Pottsville, PA, to the late Joseph Michael and Helen Virginia (Santee) Fitzpatrick. Intelligent and independent, Gale obtained her degree in Mathematics from the California State...
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William H. Whisler, Jr.

September 14, 1946 - November 4, 2014

William Henry Whisler, Jr., 68, of Rising Sun, MD passed away Tuesday, November 4, 2014. Born September 14, 1946 in West Chester, PA., Bill was son of the late William and Virginia Whisler. Bill was employed by O'Donnell Brothers Transport Company in Quarryville, PA. Bill is survived by two daughters, Diane and Debbie; three sisters, Nancy, Arlene, and Doris; and many nieces, nephews,...
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Mary Elizabeth Reider

October 17, 1928 - November 4, 2014

Mary Elizabeth (Shumaker) Reider, 86, of Rising Sun, MD passed away Tuesday, November 4, 2014 after a short illness. Born October 17, 1928 in Ashe County, NC, Mrs. Reider was the daughter of the late Rod & Nell (Blevins) Shumaker. She co-owned and helped operate Reider's Garage for over 55 years before retiring. Mrs. Reider enjoyed spending time with her family, friends, community, and her...
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Paul E. McIlvried, Jr.

March 28, 1934 - October 28, 2014

Paul E. McIlvried, Jr., 80, of Elkton, MD, father of Terri Hanzelka, passed away at home October 28 2014. Services will be held privately. My Dad absolutely adored his mother, which you can see in the photos, and I so happy they are reunited.
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Richard F. Darney

March 12, 1939 - October 22, 2014

Richard Darney, 75, of Conowingo, MD, passed away Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at Union Hospital. Born March 12, 1939, in Vestaburg, PA, he was the son of the late Andrew and Rose Darney. Richard retired from Aberdeen Proving Grounds after being a transportation operator for the US Government motor pool. He also retired from the United States Navy after 20 years of Service. Richard was a...
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Mary M. Hawthorne

September 18, 1930 - October 21, 2014

Mary M. Hawthorne, 84, of Newark, DE passed away Tuesday, October 21, 2014. Born September 18, 1930 in Humpolec, Czechoslovakia, Mary was the daughter of the late Jerry and Bessie Kubicek. Mary was employed by the Chrysler Corporation of Newark, DE where she worked in the financial department. She enjoyed attending Union luncheons, hosting annual Christmas gatherings for her neighborhood,...
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Emily L. Given

April 13, 1924 - October 20, 2014

Emily L. Given, 90, of Conowingo, MD, formerly a lifetime member of Chesapeake City, MD, passed away Monday, October 20, 2014. Born April 13, 1924 in Wilmington, DE, Emily was the daughter of the late Robert and Marian Given. Emily was a lifelong member of the Trinity United Methodist Church in Chesapeake City, MD, where she was the treasurer of the Sunday school and also a member of the Choir...
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John Russell Barton, Sr.

July 22, 1973 - October 17, 2014

John Russell Barton, Sr., 41, of Colora, MD passed away suddenly October 17, 2014 at his home. Born July 22, 1973 in Havre de Grace, MD, John was the son of William R. and Bessie G. Barton. Including his parents, John is survived by his three sons, John Russell Barton, Jr., Christen Allen Barton, and Nathan Ryan Barton; and his sister, Pamela Barton-James. Services for John will be...
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Steven W. Gilley

February 25, 1957 - October 16, 2014

Steven Gilley, 57, of Garner, NC, passed away at his home Thursday, October 16, 2014. Born February 25, 1957, in Havre De Grace, MD, Steven was the son of Earl Gilley and the late Betty Gilley. Steven was an auto manufacturer at Chrysler in Newark, DE and retired after 30 years of dedicated work. He was also a member of the United Automobile Workers #1183. Steven loved the Baltimore Ravens,...
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Irene B. Ulmer

November 5, 1931 - October 14, 2014

Irene B. (Walstrun) Ulmer, 82, of Elkton, MD passed away Tuesday, October 14, 2014. Born November 5, 1931 in Havre de Grace, MD, Irene was the daughter of the late Nelson and Rhoda Walstrun, Sr. Irene enjoyed sewing and shopping but her greatest joy was spending time with her wonderful family and friends. Irene is survived by her loving husband of 54 years, Francis Lee Ulmer; 8 children,...
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Jacob Clay Miller

January 29, 1926 - October 13, 2014

Jacob Clay Miller, 88 of White Sulphur Springs, WV passed away October 13, 2014 at the West Virginia Veterans Nursing Facility in Clarksburg. Born in Looneyville, WV on January 29, 1926 he was the youngest son of Jesse and Minnie Miller. Jake graduated from Spencer High School in West Virginia, enlisted in the US Navy, and became a three-war veteran. He served in the South Pacific during WWII...
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Stephen "Steve" Charles Elliott

May 1, 1939 - October 13, 2014

Stephen "Steve" Charles Elliott, a lifelong Delawarean, passed away peacefully on Monday, October 13, at the Regal Heights Nursing Facility in Hockessin, DE. Our loss here on earth is Heaven's gain! Steve was a loving father, grandfather, great grandfather and friend, and is lovingly remembered by his first-born son, Stephen "Steve" Charles Elliott, and daughter Julie Elliott. Both children...
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Charles F. Carrico

August 26, 1923 - October 12, 2014

Charles F. Carrico, age 91 of Newark, DE, passed away on Sunday, October 12, 2014 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born on August 26, 1923 in Fallston, MD to the late Robert Glenn and Phoebe Ollie (Higgins) Carrico. At the age of 17, Charlie joined the U.S. Navy and served for 20 years, retiring in 1960. He then started employment at the Newark Post Office as a mail carrier...
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Reva Velara Sexton

December 14, 1938 - October 11, 2014

Reva Velara Sexton, 75, of Port Deposit, entered into the Kingdom of Heaven surrounded by her loving family, October 11, 2014. Reva was born in Wise County, Virginia December 14, 1938. She grew up in a loving home with her parents and 8 brothers and sisters. On August 22, 1953 Reva married James Sexton. They remained married for 61 years. Reva and James had four children: Dennis, Lois,...
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James L. Bench, Sr.

November 26, 1939 - October 9, 2014

James L. Bench, Sr., 74, of Elkton, MD passed away at his home Thursday, October 9, 2014 surrounded by his family and friends. Born November 26, 1939 in Paw Paw, Virginia, Jim was the son of the late William and Foy Bench. Jim's love for children stemmed his career as a school bus contractor, to which he dedicated more than forty years of service to the Cecil County Public Schools. Jim was a...
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Benjamin Lee Bollinger III

April 28, 1962 - October 9, 2014

Benjamin Lee Bollinger, III, 52, of Elkton, MD, passed away at home October 9, 2014 following a lengthy illness surrounded by his family and friends. A lifelong resident of Elkton, Ben was born on April 28, 1962, the son of Janet Mae Kendall and the late Benjamin Lee Bollinger, Jr. Ben attended Elkton High School and then worked for a time as a welder and most recently worked in the family...
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Jennifer Ann Reed

September 9, 1961 - October 8, 2014

Jennifer Ann Reed, 53, of Elkton, MD, passed away unexpectedly October 8, 2014 at her home. Born in Cherry Hill, NJ on September 9, 1961, Jennifer was the daughter of John D. and Nancy Fisher Rittenhouse. She graduated from the University of Delaware with a B.S. in Biological Sciences and then worked at DuPont for a number of years. In recent years, she helped oversee the family...
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Eddie Jackson Mullens

February 26, 1951 - October 8, 2014

Eddie Jackson Mullens Eddie J. Mullens, 63, of Rising Sun, MD passed away Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at his home. Born February 26, 1951, Eddie was the son of the late Walter and Margaret Mullins, Sr. Eddie enjoyed fishing, being outdoors, and tinkering with motors, especially lawnmower motors. He loved telling jokes and making people laugh, however, what Eddie loved most was spending time...
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Joseph R. Class

August 4, 1961 - October 7, 2014

Joseph R. Class, 53, of Colora, MD passed away Tuesday, October 7, 2014 surrounded by his loving family after his courageous battle with cancer. Born August 4, 1961 in Baltimore, MD, Joe was the son of Raymond E. and Kathleen E. Class. Joe was and accomplished plasterer and drywall mechanic, however, his true passion was working with thoroughbred race horses and he trained them professionally....
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Alice M. Bedwell

February 5, 1927 - October 6, 2014

Alice M. Bedwell, age 87, of Elkton, MD, passed away on Monday, October 6, 2014 at Abbey Manor surrounded by her family. She was born February 5, 1927, in Bristol, PA to the late Milton and Anna (Bell) Jones. She is survived by her sons Dennis Bedwell and wife Lynn of Elkton, MD, Ken Bedwell and wife Gwen of Charlestown, MD, her daughter Lisa Kriley and husband Mike of Phoenix, AZ, 12...
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Annette L. Gruber

April 4, 1918 - October 5, 2014

Annette L. Gruber, age 96, of Newark, DE, passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 5, 2014, in Newark, DE. She was born April 4, 1918, in Sayville, NY, to the late William F. and Florence L. (Comstock) Pausewang. Annette attended Buffalo State Teachers College, Buffalo, NY, and graduated in 1939 with a B.S. in Elementary Education. She was a member of Alpha Sigma Alpha sorority, which...
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John P. Connell

June 16, 1954 - October 3, 2014

John Phelps Connell, 60, of Landenberg, PA passed away suddenly October 3, 2014 at Jennersville Hospital. Born June 16, 1954 in Wilmington, DE, John was the son of the late Vernon C. and Elizabeth P. Connell. John was an entrepreneur, working mostly in real estate but also in antiques. He was passionate about history and was especially interested in the Civil War, Native American artifacts,...
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Elizabeth Betty Ortt

April 7, 1919 - October 1, 2014

Betty S. Ortt, 95, of Chesapeake City, MD, passed away peacefully in sleep at the home of her daughter, Mary, on October 1, 2014 Betty was born in Baltimore, MD, on April 7, 1919 to parents William W. Schaefer, Sr. and Marie Chambers Schaefer. She is survived by daughters, Mary Ortt Symes and Holly Ortt Wadkins, sons, Lawrence J. Ortt, Jr. and Christopher W. Ortt, Grandchildren, Brian...
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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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