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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

Donald David Luckett

June 22, 1945 - June 1, 2021

Donald David Luckett of Conowingo, MD, age 75, passed away Tuesday, June 1, 2021. He was born in Nashville, TN on June 22, 1945 to the late Oliver Howard Luckett and Dorothy Mai (Sanders) Luckett. Donald was a Vietnam Veteran who proudly served his country in the United States Air Force. Described as an old-fashioned and independent man, he honored his Christian beliefs with his lifelong...
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Richard Arthur Lapointe

October 31, 1929 - May 31, 2021

Richard Arthur Lapointe of Newark, DE, age 91, passed away at home surrounded by his family on Monday, May 31, 2021. Richard was born on October 31, 1929 in Lisbon, New Hampshire to the late Arthur Theodore Lapointe and Rhea (Wheelock) Hanks. Richard was a boilermaker for 46 years and worked most of his career with Chicago Bridge & Iron Co., for whom he had the opportunity to travel all over...
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Harry Mac McCommons

February 24, 1937 - May 28, 2021

Harry Perry McCommons, "Perry" "Mac", age 84 of Lillington, NC, passed away on May 28, 2021. He was born in Elkton, MD on February 24, 1937 to the late Amor P. McCommons and Ethel Elizabeth (Jackson) McCommons. Perry proudly served his country in the United States Air Force. He retired as a Chief Master Sergeant in 1985 after 30 years of active-duty service. Perry retired from federal civil...
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Thomas Dale Sexton

April 16, 1964 - May 27, 2021

Thomas Dale Sexton, age 57 of Elkton, MD passed away on May 27, 2021 at home surrounded by his family after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born on April 16, 1964 in Elkton, MD to the late Bernard A. Sexton and Mary S. (Schirling) Sexton. Tom was the Director of Manufacturing for Terumo Medical Corporation, where he worked for 32 years. He loved riding his Harley Davidson motorcycle,...
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Ruby Louise Taylor

August 24, 1934 - May 26, 2021

Ruby Louise Taylor of Nottingham, PA, age 86, passed away Wednesday, May 26, 2021. She was born in Lancaster, PA on August 24, 1934 to the late Paul P. Hawthorne and Luella M. (Church) Hawthorne. Ruby was a people person who loved to talk to her friends and family on the phone. She loved to take care of people and animals. Ruby liked to keep busy with her daily routine of cooking, cleaning and...
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Harry Gregory Weldy

January 15, 1933 - May 24, 2021

Harry Gregory Weldy, age 88, of Rising Sun, MD, peacefully passed away on Monday, May 24, 2021, surrounded by his family. Harry was born in Beaumont, Mississippi on January 15, 1933. He was the youngest child of Robert L. and Effie Kittrell Weldy's 13 children. Harry is survived by his devoted wife of 65 years, Betty Bannister Weldy; two sons Robert L. Weldy (Patricia Williams) of...
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Ronald "Ron" Edward Wilson

June 26, 1946 - May 23, 2021

Ronald "Ron" "Ronnie" Edward Wilson of Newark, DE, age 74, passed away Sunday, May 23, 2021. He was born in West Grove, PA on June 26, 1946 to the late Edward K. Wilson, Jr. and Margaret (Cregger) Wilson. Ron proudly served his country in the United States Navy during the Vietnam War. A hard worker, he was employed at Hewlett Packard, which later became Agilent Technologies, for over 40 years...
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Joanne B. Daly

February 9, 1932 - May 22, 2021

Joanne Brauer Daly of West Grove, PA, age 89, passed away Saturday, May 22, 2021. She was born in Chester, PA on February 9, 1932 to the late Claude Herman Brauer and Marian Catherine (Price) Brauer. Joanne earned a Bachelor's Degree from West Chester State College and went on to earn 30 graduate degree credits from Temple University and the University of Delaware. In her long and varied...
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Josephine "Jo" E. Jugler

January 30, 1923 - May 22, 2021

Josephine "Jo" Elizabeth (Eder) Jugler, 98, passed away quietly at her home in Rising Sun, MD on May 22, 2021. She was born at home in Elkton, MD on January 30, 1923, the daughter of Harry & Elizabeth (Angle) Eder. A graduate of Elkton High School, she worked a number of clerical jobs including at the Triumph Munitions plant, Chrysler and Union Hospital, where she met the love of her life, Robert...
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Filomena T. Dunton

January 15, 1950 - May 21, 2021

Filomena T. Dunton, age 71, of Wilmington, DE, passed away on Friday, May 21, 2021. She was born in Santo Andre, Sao Paulo, Brazil on January 15, 1950 to the late Jose Graciano Toledo and Odila Mendes (Cardoso) Toledo. Filomena was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She enjoyed gardening flowers and veggies, liked doing math, and she even wrote a novel but...
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Tunis "TC" Cole Foltz, Jr.

June 29, 1944 - May 18, 2021

Tunis "TC" Cole Foltz Jr., age 76, Of Bear, DE passed away on Tuesday, May 18, 2021. He was born in Wilmington, DE on June 29, 1944 to the late Tunis Cole Foltz and Gertrude (Laws) Foltz. TC was a graduate of Newark High and Del Tech with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. He served in the US Navy Seabees during Vietnam. He worked for DuPont for over forty years first at the Experimental...
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Phyllis Cynthia Given

April 16, 1946 - May 16, 2021

Phyllis Cynthia Given of Newark, DE, age 75, passed away Sunday, May 16, 2021. Phyllis was born on April 16, 1946 in East Stroudsburg, PA to the late Winfield W. Price and Mary (Thomas) Price Given. Phyllis graduated Newark High School and then worked for Avon in the production department. She left work when she had her first son, went back to Avon and retired from the HR department. ...
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Ruth McKeown Deibert

June 22, 1920 - May 14, 2021

Ruth McKeown Deibert of Elkton, MD, age 100, passed away peacefully Friday, May 14, 2021 at the home of her daughter and son-in-law in Snow Hill, MD. Ruth was born on June 22, 1920 in Elkton, MD to the late Edward Freed McKeown and Mary T. (Dickerson) McKeown. Ruth enjoyed walking near her home and was an avid reader. Her greatest love was spending time with her family and friends. Ruth was...
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Mary Louise "Mary Lou" Walls

December 4, 1935 - May 14, 2021

Mary "Mary Lou" Louise Walls of Newark, DE, age 85, passed away Friday, May 14, 2021. Mary Lou was born on December 4, 1935 in Wilmington, DE to the late Maurice L. Fox and Mary K. (Kowalski) Fox. Mary Lou graduated Ursuline Academy in 1953 and later the University of Maryland in 1958. She was a Moose Lodge 1578 of New Castle member, member of Wednesday Morning Housewife League and was also...
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Anthony Joseph Wendricks

March 27, 1959 - May 14, 2021

Anthony "Tony" Joseph Wendricks of Rising Sun, MD, age 62, passed away on Friday, May 14, 2021. Tony was born on March 27, 1959 in Kenosha, WI to the late Clifford Paul Wendricks, Jr. and Margaret Louise (La Planche) Wendricks. Tony served in the U.S. Army for 3 years in Korea. He worked as a boilermaker for 20+ years. Tony was an avid motorcyclist, he absolutely loved his Harley. Tony...
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Bonnie L Wallace

October 19, 1943 - May 14, 2021

Bonnie L. Wallace of Elkton, MD, age 77, passed away Friday, May 14, 2021. Bonnie was born on October 19, 1943 in Elkton, MD to the late Herman Morris and Dorothy Elizabeth (Robinson) Morris. Bonnie worked for W.L. Gore as an associate and for AAA as an insurance agent. She enjoyed crafts, flowers and classic cars, she was always going to a car show. Bonnie was the foundation of our family,...
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David Bryan Haga

September 21, 1984 - May 10, 2021

David Bryan Haga, age 36 of Rising Sun, MD passed away on May 10. 2021. He was born on September 21, 1984 to Dwain Richard Haga and Tammy (Hall) Haga. David enjoyed wood working and completed a wooden table, which he was very proud of. He had a huge heart and loved spending time with his children and family. He was an avid Philadelphia Eagles fan. David enjoyed visiting the mountains,...
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Lawrence Colby, Jr.

December 18, 1938 - May 10, 2021

Lawrence (Larry) A. Colby, Jr., age 82, of Elkton, MD, passed away on May 10, 2021 after a lengthy illness. He was born December 18, 1938 in Altoon, PA to the late Lawrence A. Colby, Sr. and Irene M. (Getz) Colby. Larry loved boating, fishing, crabbing, camping, and poker. But mostly loved spending time with his family, friends, and his beloved dog, Dixie. Larry served 8 years in the U.S....
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Suzanne Wesley Thompson

March 17, 1943 - May 8, 2021

Suzanne Thompson 78, of Rising Sun, Md, passed away on May 8th, 2021. She is survived by her husband of 52 years, Ronald Thompson; her sons, Chad Thompson (wife, Nicole), Brad Thompson (wife, Sheena), Brian Thompson (wife, Missi); her grandchildren, Paulina Thompson, Jessica Holmes, Justin Chadwick, Matthew Jenis, Jacob Jenis, Tristan Jenis; her niece, Beth Brock (Husband, Bobby); and two nephews...
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Brenda Lee Pettitt

June 27, 1959 - May 7, 2021

Brenda "Brady" Lee (Scarborough) Pettitt, 61 of Charlestown, MD passed away at her home on Friday, May 7th, 2021. Brenda was born in Elkton, MD on June 27, 1959 to the most wonderful and loving parents; George and Louise Scarborough of North East, MD. A graduate of North East High School, Brenda continued her education later in life at Cecil College where she completed the Phlebotomy...
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Jerry Anthony Walls, Sr.

February 6, 1943 - May 6, 2021

Jerry Anthony Walls, Sr., of Elkton, MD, age 78 passed away Thursday, May 6, 2021. He was born in Howesville, WV on February 6, 1943 to the late Herbert Walls and Ruby (Rhodes) Walls. Jerry proudly served his country in the United States Marine Corp. He was a member of the Moose Lodge in Baltimore, MD and a lifetime member of the American Legion Post 194 in Rising Sun, MD. A machinist by trade...
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Joanne Frances DeMartino

June 13, 1953 - May 5, 2021

Joanne Frances (Klosowski) DeMartino of Elkton, MD, age 67, passed away Wednesday, May 5, 2021. She was born in Newark, NJ on June 13, 1953 to Blanche Pauline (Sweeney) Klosowski and the late Frank Joseph Klosowski, Sr. Joanne graduated from Livingston High School in Livingston, NJ and went on to graduate from Berkeley College, NJ. She worked at IBM for over 31 years as an executive assistant....
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Stanley Verbit, M.D.

October 25, 1923 - May 4, 2021

Husband of E. Carolyn Verbit (nee Hayman) of Wilmington, DE, son of the late David A & Cecelia E Verbit, peacefully passed away on May 4, 2021. Dr. Verbit practiced medicine in Wilmington Delaware for over 50 years. He was born in Philadelphia and was a graduate of the 176 Class of Central High School, earned degrees from Temple University and Temple University Medical School. He is survived...
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Robert "Bob" W. McCulloch, Sr.

November 10, 1935 - May 4, 2021

Robert "Bob" W. McCulloch, Sr. of Colora, MD, age 85, passed away Tuesday, May 4, 2021. He was born November 10, 1935 in Spring Township, PA to the late John Taylor McCulloch and Emma Sadie (Hinnershitz) McCulloch. Bob McCulloch served and was honorably discharged from the United States Army. He worked as a Technician and Owner of a Sinclair Gas Station in the 1960's. Bob later followed in his...
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Dorothy "Dottie" Louise Smith

February 14, 1937 - May 4, 2021

Dorothy "Dottie" Louise Smith of Bear, DE, age 84, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 4, 2021, at home with her family by her side. She was born in Elk Mills, MD on February 14, 1937, to the late Norman C. Simpers and Emily (Weber) Simpers. Dottie worked for a veterinary clinic for over 30 years until her retirement in 2011. Dottie met some of her lifelong friends during her years at the...
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Gerald "Jerry" Richard Leahy, Sr.

September 28, 1933 - May 3, 2021

Gerald "Jerry" R. Leahy, age 87, passed away on May 3, 2021 at Calvert Manor Healthcare in Rising Sun, MD. A loving father, Jerry will be fondly remembered for his passion for playing sports, his enjoyment of coaching his sons' football and baseball teams, his encouragement of his daughters' horseback-riding competitions, his love of working on the farm, and his delight in wood working. ...
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Michael Jack Haga

June 23, 1959 - May 2, 2021

Michael Jack Haga June 23, 1959-May 2, 2021 Michael Jack Haga, age 61, of Port Deposit, MD, passed away on Sunday, May 2, 2021. Michael was born on June 23, 1959, in Havre de Grace, MD. He worked for R.L. Jackson Inc. for 19 years in Port Deposit, MD. Michael was a very devoted family man and a great friend to all who knew him. He was the most kind and giving person anyone could meet. He...
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Dorothy Lindamood

July 10, 1930 - May 1, 2021

Dorothy Mae Lindamood, age 90, of Newark, DE, passed away on Saturday, May 1, 2021. She was born in Newark, DE on July 10, 1930 to the late Paul Patrick Keeley and Rose Elizabeth (Coleman) Ziegler. Dorothy is survived by her two daughters: Nancy Diane Cochran and her husband, Tom of Wilmington, DE and Barbara Jean Brunnet and her husband, Wayne of Newark, DE; four grandchildren: Holly,...
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Jennifer Mahaffey

December 29, 1969 - April 29, 2021

Jennifer Frances Mahaffey, 51, passed away April 29, 2021. Jennifer was born in Baltimore County, MD on December 29th, 1969. Jennifer and her husband Pete met as coworkers at a small retail chain in 1995. Jennifer took a job with Bell Atlantic, later Verizon, in 1996. Through her personal strength and dedication to her work she quickly earned a promotion to management where she continued to...
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Clayton Edward Malamphy

September 25, 2020 - April 29, 2021

Clayton Edward Malamphy of Elkton, MD, age 7 months, passed away on Thursday, April 29, 2021. Clayton was born on September 25, 2020 to Brandon Wade Malamphy and Rebecca Louise Chadwick. Clayton was very strong and always smiling, not deserving the hand he was delt. His parents want to thank him for making them proud. Clayton is survived by his parents, Brandon Malamphy and Rebecca...
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William Cyrus "Cy" Smith

June 2, 1922 - April 29, 2021

William Cyrus "Cy" Smith, of Newark, DE passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 29, 2021, at his daughter's home with family by his side. Cy was born on June 2, 1922, son of the late Lola J. and Gustavus Henderson Smith, Sr. He was a graduate of Newark High School, class of 1940. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy during World War II as a Gunner's Mate on Liberty Ship SS Thomas J...
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Edward "Ed" Valentine Twardus

September 11, 1930 - April 28, 2021

Edward "Ed" Valentine Twardus of Oxford, PA, age 90, passed away on April 28, 2021. Ed was born on September 11, 1930 in West Springfield, MA to the late Walenty L. Twardus and Caroline (Kulik) Twardus. Ed graduated from the University of Massachusetts in 1953 with a degree in chemical engineering. He began a 40 year career with the DuPont Company Engineering Dept. in Wilmington, DE. ...
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Dellamae Agnes Harman

March 8, 1931 - April 27, 2021

Dellamae Agnes Harman, age 90, of Elkton, MD, passed away on Tuesday, April 27, 2021. She was born on March 8, 1931 in Baltimore, MD to the late Charles and Della Mae (Knopp) Burkins. Dellamae was an avid reader, who loved reading anything she could get her hands on. She enjoyed watching TV, horse racing, and traveling. Dellamae was a loving mother and will be dearly missed by all who knew her...
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Joseph Paul Campbell

February 10, 1932 - April 25, 2021

Joseph Paul Campbell, age 89, of Rising Sun, MD, passed away on Sunday, April 25, 2021. He was born on February 10, 1932 in Elizabethton, TN to the late Arthur Campbell and Stella (Saunders) Campbell. Paul had a bluegrass band in which he played guitar and sang. He took great joy in playing music and was very good at any instrument he could get his hands on. Paul was a loving father and...
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Shirley May Hudson

August 18, 1935 - April 24, 2021

Shirley May Hudson or Ocean City, MD, age 85, passed away Tuesday, April 27, 2021. She was born in Chesapeake City, MD on August 18, 1935 to the late Annola Lloyd and Ethel (McGuire) Lloyd. Shirley enjoyed taking care of her home. She loved to read, making frequent trips to the library. Shirley had fun playing Bingo at the senior center, having attended weekly for many years. She found her...
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Grace R. Owen

September 17, 1922 - April 23, 2021

Grace Carmlette (Richardson) Owen was born to William Winfree and Gracelyn Arline (Driscoll) Richardson on September 17, 1922 in Barhamsville, Virginia. She had 5 siblings: William Winfree,Jr., John Avery, and Anne Bernice Monacell pre-deceased her; Frank Raymond and Gary Meade are still living. She was the big sister to them and very much enjoyed their relationships, especially during her...
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Patrick "Pat" Michael Muir, Sr.

November 21, 1949 - April 19, 2021

Patrick "Pat" Michael Muir, Sr. of Rising Sun, MD, age 71, passed away suddenly on Monday, April 19, 2021. He was born on November 21, 1949 in Cumberland, MD to the late James Gillette Muir, Sr. and Betty (Boggess) Muir. Pat proudly served in the United States Navy. He was a member of the American Legion Post 194 in Rising Sun, MD as well as the American Legion Harley Riders group in Rising...
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Terry Bowers Potts

March 8, 1955 - April 18, 2021

Terry Bowers Potts, 66, went to her heavenly home on April 18, 2021 and was im-mediately wrapped in the arms of her daughter, Danielle Renee Potts. Her passing was unexpected, and her family and friends are shocked and deeply saddened. Terry was a devoted wife to Dan for 43 years, a loving mother to Danielle and Ashlea and was so excited to be a doting GiGi to Molly. She grew up in...
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Melissa Dawn Eller

January 14, 1964 - April 18, 2021

Melissa Dawn Eller, age 57, of Port Deposit, MD, passed away on April 18, 2021. She was born on January 14, 1964 in Havre De Grace, MD to Alyce Jane (Cox) Lovelace and the late John W. Eller. Melissa was a member of the Red Hat Society and actively attended the Church of Nazarene in Rising Sun. She was a full-time mom who loved caring for her two boys. Melissa was a cat lover, including her 6...
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Kay Sierer Hill

April 16, 1949 - April 17, 2021

Kay Sierer Hill of Newark, DE passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 17, 2021, one day after her 72nd birthday of April 16. Throughout a long and valiant battle against a number of difficult health issues, Kay's grace, wit, and infectious personality continued to shine. Kay was the daughter of the late Harry Donald Sierer, and his wife, Jean (Burns) Sierer. Kay attended, and graduated...
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Mark Alan Myers

December 30, 1957 - April 16, 2021

Mark Alan Myers, of Elkton, MD, passed away on April 16, 2021 at age 63. He was born in Baltimore, MD on December 30, 1957 to the late Albert Raymond Myers, Jr. and Shirley Ann (Hanna) Dahlstrom. Mark was a family man and was extremely proud of his two daughters, Kimberly and Danielle. He would often say that raising his girls was his greatest accomplishment. Mark also had many friends that...
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John "Captain" Joseph McAtee

July 7, 1955 - April 16, 2021

John "Captain" Joseph McAtee of Newark, DE, age 65, passed away on Friday, April 16, 2021. John was born on July 7, 1955 in Philadelphia, PA to the late Thomas Joseph McAtee and Margaret Rose (Potenburg) McAtee. John was an extremely hard worker and was incredibly proud of the years he spent as a crane operator. He was happiest on the water, either fishing on his boat the "Mac Attack" or...
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Carol M. Peters

May 13, 1938 - April 15, 2021

Carol Meade Peters passed away on Thursday, April 15, 2021. Carol was born on May 13, 1938 in Wilmington, DE and lived her entire life in Newark. She is survived by her two children: Nina Warren and her husband, Frank of Newark, DE, and Joel B. Peters and his wife, Cece of North East, Md; grandchildren: Cody A. Peters of North East, MD, Trevor John Clemens of Newark, DE, Dylan L. Peters of...
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Steven Arthur Gorman

March 24, 1970 - April 14, 2021

Steven Arthur Gorman of Chesapeake City, MD, age 51, passed away Wednesday, April 14, 2021 after a long battle with cancer. He was born in Elkton, MD on March 24, 1970 to Valerie Jean (Falcon) Gorman and the late James W. Gorman, Jr. Steven participated in Boy Scouts in his youth. He started in the plumbing vo-tech program while attending Bohemia Manor High School. During this time, Steven...
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Mark Robert Hutton, Sr.

February 17, 1958 - April 12, 2021

Mark Robert Hutton, Sr., age 63, of Perryville, MD, passed away on April 12, 2021. He was born in Elkton, MD on February 17, 1958 to the late Frank V.G. Hutton and Deloise (Broyles) Hutton. Mark enjoyed volunteering his time for the Chesapeake City Little League, being an umpire and coach. He loved working side by side with his brother, Lee as a carpenter for many years. Mark was an avid...
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Jay "Keith" Moss

April 30, 1965 - April 12, 2021

Keith Moss of Newark, DE, age 55, passed away peacefully at home Monday, April 12, 2021. Keith was born on April 30, 1965 in Morgantown, WV to the late Joe Francis Moss and Jean Elizabeth (Marcrum) Moss. Keith's passion was music. He was a respected and gifted guitar player and a talented engineer and producer at Target Studios in Newark. Keith played with many well-known area bands...
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Herrel "Cuz" J. Curry, Jr.

February 4, 1934 - April 6, 2021

Herrel "Cuz" J. Curry, Jr., age 87, of Rising Sun, MD passed away on Tuesday, April 6, 2021. He was born in Jennersville, PA on February 4, 1934 to the late Herrel J. Curry, Sr. and Helen Armenia (Harris) Curry. Cuz joined the Rising Sun Community Fire Company on March 1, 1955 where he remained a lifelong member up until his passing. During his 66 years with the fire company, he held the...
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Mary Lee Barr

September 13, 1940 - April 4, 2021

Mary Lee Barr of Newark, DE, age 80, a faithful servant of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ passed away Sunday, Resurrection day, April 4, 2021. Mary was born on September 13, 1940 in Johnson City, TN to the late William and Betty Nunley. Mary worked for European Exchange System at the Palace of Justice while she was in Germany with her husband. Later she worked at University of Delaware in...
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Daniel "Danny" Jerome Lane III

November 20, 1954 - April 4, 2021

Daniel "Danny" Jerome Lane III of Elkton, MD, passed away Sunday, April 4, 2021 after a long illness. Danny was born in Philadelphia, PA to the late Daniel Jerome Lane Jr. and Marijane (Williams) Wheatley and spent his childhood in Eastburn Acres. Danny was proud to have achieved his Master Plumbing license and through the years worked for many local companies; starting at age 14 with R.R....
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Robert Kriebel, Sr.

March 30, 1968 - April 3, 2021

Robert Wayne Kriebel, Sr. age 53 of Lehigh Acres, FL passed away on April 3, 2021. He was born on March 30, 1968 in Wilmington, DE to Steven Bruce Kriebel, Sr. and the late Alice Grace (Carl) Kriebel. Robert was passionate about his employment and enjoyed driving his tow trucks. He dedicated 15 years of his life to driving trucks and was employed by Bauls Towing and Ewing Towing. Robert is...
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Phillip Harris, Sr.

June 20, 1949 - April 2, 2021

Phillip Harris was born on June, 20th, 1949 in Crisfield Maryland, in Somerset County, to the late John S. Harris and Sarah T. (Ames) Harris. He was the seventh child. All of his youth, he lived in Crisfield and attended Woodson High, where he became the local basketball legend. His mother Sarah was hospitalized when Phillip was 11 years old. His mother was laid to rest when he was at the tender...
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Donald Elmer Foster

August 24, 1975 - April 1, 2021

Donald Elmer Foster, age 45 passed away on April 1st, 2021. He was born August 24th, 1975, in Elkton, MD to Elmer and Karen (Hunt) Foster. Donald worked at International Holidays as a Travel Agent for 17 years. He also enjoyed working at Jayco Liquors where he met many lifelong friends. Donald was a member of the Jehovah Witness church. He was not the kind of person to sit around. He...
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Lynda Marie Meaney

June 26, 1972 - March 31, 2021

Lynda Marie Meaney, age 48 of Rockville, MD passed away on March 31, 2021. She was born on June 26, 1972 in Bethesda, MD to the late Donald Cornelius Meaney and Lorraine (Leith) Meaney. Lynda was a loving friend and generous in heart and spirit. She loved children and spent many years working in the child-care field. Lynda made many friends during her time at the Cornerstone Montgomery...
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Barbara Ann Hendricks

July 21, 1949 - March 30, 2021

B-Mom, a retired Hospice Nurse, wife, mother, grandmother, lover of turtles, SciFi, magical creatures, angels; theatre patron and traveler took her final journey on March 30, 2021, following complications from a tragic auto accident. Barbara was born on July 21, 1949 in Philadelphia, PA to the late Thomas Arthur and Lena Shipman Dintaman. Barbara completed an LPN in 1983, she returned to...
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Ralph William Lamenzo, Jr.

November 5, 1932 - March 27, 2021

Ralph William Lamenzo, Jr. died on Saturday, March 27, 2021 peacefully and surrounded by his family. Born in Norwich, Connecticut to Ralph W. Lamenzo, Sr. and Mable Coombs Lamenzo, the family moved to Reisterstown, Maryland in the 1940s. In 8th grade Ralph met the love of his life, Beverly Caltrider. At the time Ralph had another girlfriend, but Bev soon won his heart forever. They would...
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Alice Fay Benge

December 1, 1941 - March 26, 2021

Alice Fay Benge age 79 of Elkton, MD passed away Friday, March 26, 2021. Born on December 1, 1941 in Pikeville, KY to the late Poyster and Angeline Justice. Mrs. Benge worked at the Plasticoid company in Elkton, MD for more than 50 years. When she was able, she enjoyed attending the First Baptist Church in Elkton, MD. Alice was a loving aunt to her nephews and nieces. Mrs. Benge's survivors...
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Robert "Bob" England

April 11, 1929 - March 24, 2021

Robert "Bob" Clifford England of Calvert, MD passed away Wednesday, March 24, 2021. He was born at home in Calvert, MD on April 11, 1929 to the late George William England and Lillian Anna England. Bob attended school at Calvert then went on to attend the University of Maryland for a time. After his schooling, Robert worked as a milk tester traveling to farms in Cecil County. He then worked at...
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Suzanne Irene Masitti

February 9, 1941 - March 23, 2021

Suzanne Irene Masitti, age 80 of Wilmington, DE passed away on March 23, 2021. She was born on February 9, 1941 in New York City, NY to the late Genevieve (Morales) Flanagan. Suzanne lived in New Jersey for many years and was very involved and active in Jacksonville Chapel. Once she retired she settled in Sedona, AZ where she lived for a number of years before moving to Wilmington, DE to be...
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Roger Lee Hamilton

December 18, 1947 - March 23, 2021

Roger Lee Hamilton of Quarryville, PA, age 73, passed away Tuesday, March 23, 2021. He was born in Havre de Grace, MD on December 18, 1947 to the late Dennis Hamilton and Stella (Frasure) Hamilton. Roger proudly served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War from 1967-1970. He was a member of the American Legion, Post 194 in Rising Sun, MD and was a carpenter by trade. Roger liked to...
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William "Willie" Dan Fortune , Sr.

September 14, 1966 - March 22, 2021

William "Willie" Dan Fortune, Sr., age 54, of North East, MD, passed away on Monday, March 22, 2021. He was born in Tappahannock, VA on September 14, 1966 to Margaret Ann (Bednasky) Fortune and the late Herman Bernard Fortune, Sr. Willie was a member of the Rappahannock Indian Tribe of VA. His given name was, Red Arrow. He was very passionate about his Native American heritage and enjoyed being...
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Denise Marie Foley

January 1, 1956 - March 21, 2021

Denise Marie (Wells) Foley, age 65, of Elkton, MD, passed away on Sunday, March 21, 2021. She was born on January 1, 1956 to the late William Henry Wells and Clara Anna (Valentine) Wells. She was born in Delaware County, PA and grew up in Clifton Heights before moving to Elkton, MD. Denise was a very giving person, who loved being surrounded by her friends and family. Denise enjoyed a night out...
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Charles Allen Carter

March 25, 1958 - March 19, 2021

Charles "Chuck" Allen Carter of Harrington, DE, age 62, passed away on Friday, March 19, 2021. He is survived by his wife, Susan Thompson-Carter; son, Chase Thompson-Carter and stepson, Spencer Powell. He is also survived by his siblings: David, Dale, Brenda and Scott and in-laws: Bobby, JoAnn, Jerry and Barry. Chuck grew up in Felton, DE and was the son of Charles and Roberta Carter. In...
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Jean Ryker Major

February 21, 1935 - March 19, 2021

On March 19, 2021 Jean Major of Chesapeake City, MD, died at the age of 86. Jean spent her youth in various parts of the South, attending Catholic schools and learning to love music from her mother and plants from her father. After her parents settled in Delaware, Jean attended the University of Delaware, where she met her husband, Joe, and graduated with a B.S. in Publications from Simmons...
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Raymond Basil Watters, "Ray"

December 30, 1962 - March 15, 2021

Raymond Basil Watters, "Ray", age 58 of Rising Sun, MD passed away on March 15, 2021. He was born on December 30, 1962 in Attleboro, MA to the late Wayne Robert Watters and Doris Audrey (Cobb) Smith. Ray was always recognized by his hat, Cadillac, and bare feet. He had a love for photography and you rarely saw him without a camera in his hand. If he wasn't in his Cadillac, he was tending to...
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Mary "Mary Beth" Elizabeth Rose

November 6, 1961 - March 15, 2021

Mary "Mary Beth" Elizabeth Rose of Townsend, DE, age 59, passed away Monday, March 15, 2021. Mary Beth was born on November 6, 1961 in Buffalo, NY to the late George William Rose and Marie Elizabeth (Gallagher) Rose. Mary Beth was a college graduate of Goldey Beacom where she received her Bachelor's degree. She then worked at AstraZenaca Pharmaceutical Company for 38 years as a Safety,...
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John "Babe" Vincent Smith

September 19, 1926 - March 14, 2021

John V. Smith was born on September 9, 1926 in West Grove, PA. His parents were George I. and Mary A. (Daly) Smith. He was the youngest of 4 siblings, hence the nickname "Babe". He was raised on a farm on Flint Hill Road (Landenberg) and attended West Grove Elementary. John entered the U.S. Navy and served in the South Pacific during World War II. He was honorably discharged in 1945 and...
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Brenda Lee Ray

January 24, 1947 - March 13, 2021

Brenda Lee Ray of Perryville, MD, age 74 passed away Saturday, March 13, 2021. She was born in Chester, PA on January 24, 1947 to the late Frederick Ray Sr. and Rose (Hrovat) Ray. Brenda found joy in the simple things in life. She liked to spend time in her flower and vegetable garden. An animal lover, Brenda often fed strays that came to visit. She was a kind hearted person and would always...
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Mary Lou Keithley

July 9, 1938 - March 11, 2021

Mary Lou Keithley, age 82, formerly of Joppa, MD passed away March 11, 2021. She was born on July 9, 1938 in Baltimore, MD to the late Kenneth Keithley and Margaret Keithley (Hoover). Mary Lou was a Bel Air High School class of 1956 graduate. Her professional career began a year later in 1957 at Bata Shoe Company. Mary worked there for 28 years before retirement as an assembly line worker and...
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Russell Lee Childress, Jr.

January 14, 1943 - March 11, 2021

Russell Lee Childress, Jr., age 78, of Conowingo, MD, passed away on March 11, 2021. He was born in Fort Benning, GA on January 14, 1943 to the late Russell L. Childress, Sr. and Marybel (Flora) Childress. Mr. Russell L. Childress, Jr. was born at Fort Benning, Georgia. Upon completion of the Reserve Officers Training Corps at the University of Delaware in June 1964, he was commissioned a...
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Howard R. Pierce

October 27, 1927 - March 10, 2021

Wilmington, Delaware – It is with great sadness that the family of Howard R. Pierce announces his passing on Wednesday, March10, 2021. He passed peacefully at home surrounded by his family to go to his heavenly home and be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Howard was born October 27, 1927 to the late Paul Phillip and Rebecca Marguerite Riale Pierce in West Grove, Pennsylvania. Howard...
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Arthur Franklin Steinhauer

September 7, 1947 - March 10, 2021

Arthur Franklin Steinhauer, age 73, of Conowingo, MD, passed away on March 10, 2021. He was born in Philadelphia, PA on September 7, 1947 to the late Elmer and Alberta (Davis) Steinhauer. Art had many passions, but none as important as his family. Art loved the outdoors. He enjoyed hunting small and large game. Over the years he got to go on many hunting adventures out in Colorado, up to a...
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Beverly Mae Butterworth

February 26, 1930 - March 10, 2021

Beverly Mae (Howe) Butterworth of Newark, DE passed away peacefully on March 10, 2021. Beverly was born on February 26, 1930, in Mount Hope, WV. She and her mother, Rita Howe, moved to Bellefonte, DE about 1946. Beverly graduated from P.S. DuPont High School in 1948. After high school, she worked at Equitable Trust Company in Wilmington, DE, where she met her husband, G. Wallace (Wally)...
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Reginald Hudson Durst, Jr.

January 24, 1954 - March 10, 2021

Reginald Hudson Durst, Jr., age 67, of Conowingo, MD, passed away on March 10, 2021. He was born on January 24, 1954 in Baltimore, MD to Barbara Ann (Colvin) Durst and the late Reginald Hudson Durst, Sr. Reginald worked as a truck driver for forty years before retiring. He was a collector, who enjoyed collecting Hess trucks and coins. Reginald loved Nascar and took great joy in going to Dover...
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Shirley Fae Muller

June 1, 1935 - March 9, 2021

Shirley Fae Ledford Muller of Elkton, MD, age 85, passed away Tuesday, March 9, 2021. She was born in Johnson City, TN on June 1, 1935 to the late Lawrence E. and Verda (Slagle) Ledford. Shirley worked as a teacher's aide at Gilpin Manor Elementary until her retirement. She was a member of the Glasgow Baptist Church in Newark, DE and Baptist Bible Church in Elkton, MD. In her free time,...
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Nancy Anna Orvis

November 24, 1933 - March 8, 2021

Nancy Anna McWilliams Orvis of Colora, MD formerly of Conowingo, MD, age 87, passed away peacefully at Calvert Manor on Monday, March 8, 2021. She was born in Kimberton, PA on November 24, 1933 to the late Charles and Anna (McClintock) McWilliams. Nancy worked at the West Nottingham Academy as a secretary then later worked at Walmart until her retirement. She loved animals and enjoyed...
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Kristopher "Kris" Ross Tompkins

June 15, 1993 - March 6, 2021

Kristopher Ross Tompkins of Newark, DE, age 27, passed away on Saturday, March 6, 2021. Kris was born on June 15, 1993 in Augusta, GA to Daniel Joseph Tompkins and Kelly Vickers Tompkins. Kris loved the outdoors. He loved boating, sailing, fishing and shooting. His favorite places would be anywhere there was sand, sun and water. Kris also loved the mountains, camping and campfires. He...
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Robert "Rob" Paul Brandl

March 6, 2021

Robert "Rob" Paul Brandl of Rising Sun, MD, age 44, passed away on Saturday, March 6, 2021. Rob was born on June 12, 1976 in Elkton, MD to Betty Sue (Rutherford) Nash and Ronald Walter Brandl. Rob was a Veteran and served in the National Guard for 6 years. He worked on the assembly line at Chrysler from 1998 to 2005 and then as a truck driver for Prime for 3 years. Rob enjoyed fishing,...
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Alice Garren Edwards

November 30, 1943 - March 3, 2021

Alice Edwards of Rising Sun, MD, age 77, passed away Wednesday, March 3, 2021. She was born in New York, NY on November 30, 1943 to the late John and Sarah (Blauvelt) Garren. Alice was a lifetime member of the Church of the Nazarene in Colora, MD, where she also worked as a teacher's aide in the day care for 20 years. Alice was devoted to her family and found her greatest joy in spending time...
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Dorothy Vivian (Ritz) Ryan

November 13, 1921 - March 2, 2021

Dorothy "Dot" Vivian (Ritz) Ryan, 99, of Rising Sun, MD passed away on March 2, 2021 at Calvert Manor Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare. She was born in Honeytown, Indiana on November 13, 1921. Delivered by her father, she was the daughter of Raymond M. Ritz and Caroline E. Ritz, proud Christians and hard-working grain, hog, and chicken farmers of southern Indiana. Dorothy was raised...
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Raymond Weatherington, Sr.

January 21, 1949 - March 2, 2021

Raymond Weatherington, Sr., age 72, of Charlestown, MD, passed away on Tuesday, March 2, 2021. He was born in Richmond, VA on January 21, 1949 to the late Earl Weatherington, Sr. and Margaret Celia (Heflin) Weatherington. Raymond proudly served his country in the U.S Marine Corps during the Vietnam War for four years. Raymond was a member of the VFW, American Legion, attended Bay Church in...
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Paul Jeffers Thompson

May 7, 1926 - February 27, 2021

Paul Jeffers Thompson, 94, Avondale, PA passed away on February 27, 2021. He was one of our last WWII vets, having enlisted on his eighteenth birthday, 1944, in the Army Airforce. After serving 2 ½ years in Japan, Paul returned home to Wilmington, Delaware, where he met his future wife, Jacqueline Stewart. They were to celebrate their 73rd anniversary in April. Paul received his bachelor's...
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Steven James Ward

February 24, 1988 - February 26, 2021

Steven James Ward of Port Deposit, MD, age 33, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, February 26, 2021. He was born in Havre de Grace, MD on February 24, 1988 to Martin James Ward and Anita Carol (Deckman) Ward. In his younger years Steven was extremely active in Boy Scouts, playing baseball, tennis and many other sports. He enjoyed riding and performing stunts on sports bikes, and could never...
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Vance Lester Tipton

April 13, 1956 - February 25, 2021

Vance Lester Tipton, Sr., known my some as "Mr. Mood", of Rising Sun, MD, age 64, passed away Thursday, February 25, 2021. He was born in West Chester, PA on April 13, 1956 to the late Adgie Tipton, Sr. and Nancy Elanor (Rice) Tipton. Vance loved his job working for the family company Tipton Trucking for 42 years. He started as a driver and went on to be a diesel mechanic. Vance could work on...
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Ruth M. Buckingham-McClean

November 29, 1927 - February 25, 2021

Ruth M. Buckingham-McClean passed away on Thursday, February 25, 2021. She had been living comfortably at Pocopson Home in Pennsylvania for the last few years. Ruth was born on November 29, 1927 in Blue Ball, MD. Her father, Howard Miller, was a farm manager but later purchased the family farm in Landenburg, PA. Ruth spent many summers at her grandmother and grandfather's farm, that of the...
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George Guy Caleb

February 22, 2021

George Guy Caleb, age 56, of Chesapeake City, MD, passed away on February 22, 2021. He was born in Elkton, MD on June 27, 1964 to the late John and Gladys (Nowland) Caleb. George graduated from Bohemia Manor High School, class of 1982. He worked as a Union Carpenter with his brother, Jim side by side for thirty-six years before retiring in 2018. During his free time, George enjoyed hunting and...
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Patricia Ann Allen

December 17, 1938 - February 18, 2021

Patricia Ann Allen of Elkton Maryland went home to be with her Lord and Savior in Heaven at the age of the age of 82 on Thursday, February 18, 2021. Patricia was born on December 17, 1938 in Wilmington Delaware to the late Harry & Mary (O'Donnell) Stackler. Pat was a graduate of Wilmington High School in 1956. She was a stay at home mom with 5 children for several years before going out into...
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Glen Allen Hinkle, Jr.

June 21, 1951 - February 18, 2021

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

September 24, 1925 - February 17, 2021

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

March 30, 1931 - February 17, 2021

Suzanne Appleyard Martucci, age 89, died in her home in Chesapeake City, Maryland surrounded by her husband and family on February 17, 2021. She was born on March 30, 1931 to the late Harold and Katherine Appleyard. Sue was born in Atlantic City, NJ and spent her childhood in Margate, NJ. She eventually settled in Delaware after marrying Charlie, where they raised their family. Despite this, she...
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Bryan Patrick Bartow

October 27, 1991 - February 17, 2021

Bryan Patrick Bartow, of Raleigh, North Carolina, age 29, passed away February 17, 2021. Bryan was born in Baltimore, Maryland to Theodore Bartow and Kimberly (Hinder) Bartow. Bryan served in the United States Marines for nine years. He was passionate about his three dogs: Angus, Lola and Madigan and making sure that they were rescued. Bryan loved cars; he enjoyed working on cars and auto...
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John Henry Brandenberger III

August 15, 1947 - February 15, 2021

John "Jack" Henry Brandenberger, III, age 73, of Rock Hall, MD, passed away on Monday, February 15, 2021. He was born on August 15, 1947 in Wilmington, DE to the late John Henry Brandenberger, Jr. and Dorothy Marie (Ryan) Brandenberger. Jack graduated from Brandywine High School in 1966. He served in the U.S. Army active duty during the Vietnam War with the 1st Battalion, 8th Field Artillery....
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Cory Craig O'Connor

May 12, 1974 - February 14, 2021

Cory Craig O'Connor of Elkton, MD, age 46, passed away Sunday, February 14, 2021. Cory was born on May 12, 1974 in Towson, MD to Barry Craig O'Connor and the late Rosalie (Klunk) O'Connor. Cory was a 1992 graduate of Elkton High School. He has worked for DuPont as an Events Manager and then an Administrator for Discover Card. Cory enjoyed fishing, boating and eating crabs. Cory is...
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Michael Warren Price

August 29, 1958 - February 13, 2021

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

August 24, 1929 - February 13, 2021

Lillian Harriet Coleman of Elkton, MD, age 91, passed away on Saturday, February 13, 2021 in the company of her son and daughter. Lillian was born on August 24, 1929 in Philadelphia, PA to the late Meredith Scott and Ina Susan (Mitchell) Scott. Lillian was a 1947 graduate of Simon Gratz High School in Philadelphia, PA. The following year she married the man she would spend the next 63 years...
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Joan Francis Kime

July 22, 1954 - February 13, 2021

Joan Francis Kime, age 66 of Elkton, MD died on February 13, 2021. She was born on July 22, 1954 in Baltimore, MD to the late John Floyd Bryan, Jr. and Patricia Ann Bryan. Joan is survived by her husband of 20 years, Edward Kime; son, Terry Thomas; grandchildren: Cherilyn and Eric Thomas; and other friends and loved ones. She is preceded in death by her son, Christopher Thomas. Services...
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Milman Prettyman , Jr.

February 13, 2021

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

February 13, 2021

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

August 29, 1936 - February 12, 2021

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

March 12, 1992 - February 12, 2021

Michael Scott Collins, age 28, a lifelong resident of Cecil County until recently when he moved to Baltimore, MD, passed away on Friday, February 12, 2021. Michael was born on March 12, 1992 in Havre de Grace, MD to Michelle Lynn (Keenan) Adams and the late Merritt Wesley Collins, Jr. Michael loved sports, especially football and baseball and was proud of his Bohemia Manor High School...
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Betty Jane Meadows

September 15, 1932 - February 12, 2021

Betty Jane Meadows, 88, of Bear, Delaware passed away Friday, February 12th, 2021 peacefully in her sleep at home. She was born September 15th, 1932 in Whitby, West Virginia to the late Oscar B. Lilly Sr. and Laura A. (O'Neil) Lilly. Betty migrated with her young family in 1954 to Maryland. Mrs. Meadows was proud to have been ahead of her time being a female factory worker at the Bud Company,...
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