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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.

As a full service funeral home, we understand arranging a service can be difficult during a time of loss. We can help you every step of the way at any one of our four locations, onsite crematory, reception facility, and monument company.

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Our Obituaries

William R. Grieser

November 11, 1941 - January 10, 2021

William Robert Grieser, age 79, of Chesapeake City, MD, passed away on Sunday, January 10, 2021. He was born on November 11, 1941 in Philadelphia, PA to the late Albert Grieser and Marion (Reese) DiMaio. William, known to friends as Bill, was a graduate of Salem Community College, and a Proud veteran of the Army Reserves. He was a lifelong employee of DuPont retiring in 1999. Bill is the...
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Edward Sowers Schweizer, USN

May 6, 1938 - January 6, 2021

Captain Edward Sowers Schweizer, USN (Ret), age 82 of Chesapeake City, MD passed away of congestive heart failure on January 6, 2021. He was born on May 6, 1938 in Houston, TX to the late General John Mel Schweizer, Jr. and Alicia (Sowers) Schweizer. Ed received a number of degrees from multiple universities. He was a graduate of University of Paris- La Sorbonne (D.S.), Occidental College in...
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Joseph Francis Dailey , Jr.

May 1, 1931 - January 4, 2021

Joseph Francis Dailey, Jr., age 89 of Elkton, MD passed away on January 4, 2021. He was born on May 1, 1931 in Lewistown, PA to the late Joseph Francis Dailey, Sr. and Viola (George) Dembeck. Joseph was a proud US Army veteran. He served for 3 years, which included time he spent in the Korean War. He loved going to Rehoboth Beach where he enjoyed surf fishing and making memories with family...
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James K. Clark

February 26, 1946 - December 29, 2020

James K. Clark (Jim, Jimmy, Poppy) of Elkton, MD, age 74, passed away Tuesday, December 29, 2020. He was born in Elkton, MD to the late Vernie Ellen Bias. Jim attended Elkton High School then served in the United States Navy from 1963-1965. During his time in the Navy, he served aboard the supply ship, USS Antares, and the aircraft carrier USS Intrepid. On August 14, 1965, Jim married the love...
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Delores Emogene Reeves

November 26, 1927 - December 27, 2020

Delores Emogene Reeves, age 93, of Elkton, MD, passed away on December 27, 2020. She was born on November 26, 1927 in Verapoca, WV to the late Sam Mack Collins and Margaret Louise (Harmon) Collins. Delores loved listening to country music. She took great joy in spending time with her family. Delores will always be remembered as loving mother and grandmother. Delores is survived by her four...
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Jennifer Elizabeth Shifflett

March 29, 1978 - December 27, 2020

Jennifer Elizabeth Shifflett age 42 of Elkton, MD passed away on Sunday, December 27, 2020. Jennifer was born on March 29, 1978 in Wilmington, DE to Daniel Shifflett and Kathleen F. (Dever) Shifflett. Jennifer graduated Elkton High School in 1996 and then Cecil Community College in 1998. She worked at MBNA, Bank of America and Citi Bank during her career. Jennifer was a huge Disney fan,...
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Robert Jamison Hall

March 13, 1934 - December 25, 2020

Robert Jamison Hall, "Bob", age 86 of Newark, DE passed away on December 25, 2020. He was born on March 13, 1934 in Wilmington, DE to the late John J. Hall and Kathryn (Bevans) Hall. Bob worked for Atlantic Aviation for many years and then was hired to work for DuPont as Chief of Maintenance of Aviation. He retired after 40 years. Bob loved to golf. He spent many days with his friends at local...
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Wipada "Kai" Keyes

September 9, 1955 - December 16, 2020

Wipada "Kai" Keyes, age 65, of Elkton, MD, unexpectedly passed away in her sleep on Wednesday, December 16, 2020. She was born in Thailand on September 9, 1955 to Turien and Somwang (Tosuwan) Sritubtim. Kai began life with her soul mate; husband James of 46 years, when they married in Thailand when she was 19. They came to the US to begin their new life together. Kai became a naturalized US...
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Myrtle H. Aurig

January 22, 1918 - December 15, 2020

Myrtle H. Aurig, age 102, passed away on December 15, 2020 in Elkton, MD. She was born on January 22, 1918 in New York, NY. to the late Herbert W. Hunsberger and Lidie Hunsberger (Quinn). Myrtle graduated from Collingswood High School. She then graduated from Methodist Hospital School of Nursing in Philadelphia, Pa. She worked many years in nursing at Pennsylvania Hospital and for a short...
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Mark Bradley Phillips

June 4, 1959 - December 11, 2020

Mark Bradley Phillips, age 61 of Elkton, MD passed away on December 11, 2020. He was born on June 4, 1959 in Myersdale, PA to the late Harold Glenn Phillips and Katherine (Miller) Phillips. In Mark's spare time, he enjoyed playing golf. He is survived by his sister, Kathy Faries and her husband, Gary and many other family members. Services will be held privately.
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Brenda E. Veasey

August 28, 1946 - December 8, 2020

Brenda E. Veasey, age 74 of Elkton, MD passed away on December 8, 2020. She was born on August 28, 1946 in Tazewell, VA to the late Howard Hopkins and Thelma Brown. Brenda was a home maker. She enjoyed doing crossword puzzles and collecting light houses. She loved spending time with her grandchildren and taking walks with her daughters until her health issues took that away. Brenda was a very...
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Kenneth Martin Luther

March 17, 1932 - December 8, 2020

Kenneth Martin Luther, "Ken", age 88 of Elkton, MD passed away on December 8, 2020. He was born on March 17, 1932 in Pontiac, MI to the late Carl Lewis Luther and Alice Jenette (Tilton) Luther. Ken proudly served in the US Army from April 25, 1949 to February 1, 1971. He was a Staff Sergeant at Aberdeen Proving Grounds where he retired after 21 years and 7 months. He worked as a mechanic for...
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Daniel Gabriel Covelli

March 9, 1947 - December 7, 2020

Daniel Gabriel Covelli, age 73, of Middletown, DE passed away December 7, 2020. He was born on March 9, 1947 to the late Samuel John Covelli and Josephine Mary Covelli (Catalogna). Danny served in the United States Air Force during Vietnam. After he came back from the war, he began his career with Delmarva Power Company and worked his way up from the bottom. Danny was rich in faith and...
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Kenneth Robert Stacherski, Sr.

February 24, 1943 - December 3, 2020

Kenneth Robert Stacherski, Sr. (Bubba), age 77 of Elkton, MD passed away Thursday, December 3rd, 2020. He was born February 24, 1943 in Detroit, MI to the late Richard Stanley Stacherski and Eleanor Stacherski (Makowski). Kenneth proudly served in the United States Navy for 4 years. Kenneth retired from General Motors Plant where he worked in the Body Shop (welding). He is known for always...
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Ernest Donald Beazley

August 4, 1950 - November 23, 2020

Ernest Donald Beazley, age 70, of Elkton, MD passed away November 23, 2020. He was born on August 4, 1950 in Alexandria, VA to the late Ernest Jackson Beazley and Elsie Beazley (Davis). Donald was a simple man that enjoyed the quiet. He worked as a carpenter and was a member of the local carpenters union in Delaware. Donald enjoyed laughing, sometimes with you and sometimes at you. He made...
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Nell Catherine McCoin

March 4, 1949 - November 15, 2020

Nell Catherine McCoin, age 71 of Elkton, MD passed away on November 15, 2020. She was born on March 4, 1949 in Grundy, VA to the late Jeff Evans Yates and Willie Leona (Charles) Yates. Nell was of a humble heart who was strong in her faith. She joined Jehovah's Witness in 1974 and was a member of Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses in Rising Sun, MD for 46 years. She was proud of her faith and...
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Nancy Joan Rosciszewski

June 24, 1944 - November 14, 2020

Nancy Joan Rosciszewski of North East, MD, age 76, passed away peacefully Saturday, November 14, 2020 surrounded by family. She was born on June 24, 1944 in Darby, PA to the late August G. Bendler and Nancy C. (Brady) Bendler. Nancy worked as a secretary at Carney's Moving and Storage then went on to work as custodian at North East High School and Cecil County School Employee's Federal Credit...
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Harry Edwin Hammond

July 31, 1937 - November 13, 2020

Harry Edwin Hammond of Elkton, MD, age 83, passed away Friday, November 13, 2020 surrounded by family. Harry was born on July 31, 1937 in Elkton, MD to the late Harry H. Hammond and Laura Mildred (Harvey) Hammond. Harry grew up in North East, MD and was a 1956 graduate of North East High School. He married his high school sweetheart Roberta in 1957. Harry started working at Elkton Supply;...
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Sean Wesley Jones

December 13, 1990 - October 29, 2020

Sean Wesley Jones of Elkton, MD, age 29, passed away on Thursday, October 29, 2020. Sean was born on December 13, 1990 in Christiana, DE to Mark Wesley Jones and Sandra Marie (Erickson) Jones. Sean loved the outdoors; especially fishing, boating, camping and skate boarding. He liked shooting guns at targets and played the guitar. Sean is survived by his parents, Sandy and Mark Jones; sister...
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Virginia Allison Powell

July 11, 1921 - October 23, 2020

Mrs. G. Burton Powell, "The Tea Lady", was born on July 11, 1921 at home in Elkton, MD to Virginia P. Brown. On June 15, 1938 Mrs. Powell graduated from Elkton High School and in Jan. 1940 from Goldey Business College in Wilmington, DE. She was employed at Edge Moor Iron Works, DE and later at Elk Paper Manufacturing Co. in Childs, MD. In 1983 Mrs. Powell retired after 21 ½ years with the Cecil...
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James "Jim" Joseph Wilson

May 19, 1942 - October 22, 2020

James "Jim" Joseph Wilson, age 78, of Elkton, MD passed away Thursday, October 22, 2020. He was born on May 19, 1942 in Philadelphia, PA to the late Charles E. Wilson, Sr. and Anna (McClain) Wilson. A Vietnam veteran, Jim proudly serve his country in the United States Army from Feb. 1964 – Jan. 1966. He was a devout Philadelphia sports fan and loved watching the Flyers and the Eagles play....
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Matthew Elton Disotell

February 19, 1975 - October 19, 2020

Matthew Elton Disotell, age 45 of Elkton, MD passed away on October 19, 2020. He was born on February 19, 1975 in Shreveport, LA to Jerry Elgiebee Disotell and Bonnie Sharon (Fineberg) Disotell. Matt was an avid outdoorsman and was passionate about hunting. He hunted just about anything including: deer, turkey, waterfowl, and small and large game. Matt and his wife, Yvette, lived in Colorado...
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Michael Leslie Williams

July 26, 1952 - October 15, 2020

Michael Leslie Williams of Elkton, MD, age 68, passed away Thursday, October 15, 2020. Michael was born on July 26, 1952 in Baltimore, MD to David Paul Williams and Gloria Ann (Noyes) Williams. Michael enjoyed being a Civil War reenactor , he even had the Confederate uniform and guns. He loved putting model cars and together and was an avid coin and model trains collector. Michael loved...
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Robert E. Young, Sr.

November 17, 1932 - October 14, 2020

Robert E. Young Sr. of Newark, DE, age 87, passed away Wednesday, October 14, 2020. Robert was born on November 17, 1932 in Columbus, GA to the late B.F. Young and Alice (Andrews) Young. Robert served in the Army from 1953-1955. He then worked as a chemist for DuPont and later was an Executive at DuPont in the Sales and Shipping of Chemicals. Robert was an Airplane Pilot Instructor and was...
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Maria Madeline Swiszcz

July 29, 1942 - October 11, 2020

Maria Madeline Swiszcz, age 78, of Elkton, MD passed away October 11, 2020. She was born on July 29, 1942 in Philadelphia, PA to the late James Charles Ricciardi and Florence A. Ricciardi (DiLauro). Maria was an avid reader and enjoyed traveling the United States. She also loved boating and her pet cats Phoebe and Eva. Maria was a kind hearted soul and will be remembered for her quirky sense...
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Robert ("Bobby") William Dollenger, Jr.

May 1, 1960 - October 1, 2020

Robert ("Bobby") William Dollenger, Jr., 60, of Elkton, MD, began the celebration of his new life with Jesus Christ on Thursday, October 1, 2020. Robert was a devoted son, father, brother, uncle and great uncle to his family always remaining firm in his religious beliefs and put God, his country, and family first in every choice he ever made. Robert served as a CPL in the United States Marine...
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David Lee "Sarge" Sargent, Sr.

October 18, 1946 - September 26, 2020

David "Sarge" Lee Sargent, Sr., age 73, of Elkton, MD passed away on Saturday, September 26, 2020. He was born on October 18, 1946 in Washington, DC to the late Shade Haggae Sargent and Bessie Sue (Bryant) Sargent. Sarge worked as a truck driver throughout his life for various companies, as well as driving for the Department of Defense, until his retirement in 2010. During that time, he also...
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Mary Lou Shaw

July 12, 1937 - September 5, 2020

Mary Lou Shaw, age 83, of Elkton, MD passed away on Saturday, September 5, 2020. She was born in Elkton, MD on July 12, 1937 to the late Charles T. Weldin and Cornelia E. (Sloan) Weldin. Mary Lou was a member of the Elkton United Methodist Church, who served as a teacher and superintendent of the Sunday school program. She was also a leader of the MYF. Mary Lou loved the Lord very much and...
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Marjorie "Margie" Boyd

October 28, 1965 - August 30, 2020

Marjorie Boyd, "Margie", age 54 of Elkton, MD passed away on August 30, 2020. She was born on October 28, 1965 in Chester, PA to Howard Carl Blackburn, II and the late Jane Ann (Everly) Spencer. Margie worked as a school bus driver for more than 20 years. She drove for Eschbach Bus Services for Solanco School District for 15 plus years and Dvorak Bus Services for Cecil County Public Schools...
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Phyllis Jean Crabtree

May 7, 1925 - August 24, 2020

Phyllis Jean Crabtree, age 95, of Elkton, MD passed away on Monday, August 24, 2020. She was born on May 7, 1925 in Newark, DE to the late Walter E. McConnell and Maime M. (Bachoff) McConnell. Phyllis grew up on her family's farm near Media, PA. She attended college in Philadelphia, PA earning an Associate's degree in Nursing. Phyllis worked in Elkton, MD for nearly thirty years with Dr....
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Martha Ellen Hewison

September 26, 1951 - August 7, 2020

Martha Ellen Hewison of Elkton, MD, age 68, passed away Friday, August 7, 2020 and is now safe in the arms of Jesus. Martha was born on September 26, 1951 in Sandusky, OH to the late Frank Marion Hewison and Catherine Louise (Gaver) Hewison. Martha was a corporate travel agent for American Express. She enjoyed long walks, playing cards, traveling, dancing and singing with Joe and Becky. ...
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Mercy Deese Odom

December 3, 1952 - August 6, 2020

Mercy Deese Odom Mercy was born 6th out of 8 children. Her siblings Mary Dupee (deceased), Vivian Dale (deceased), Jean Woods Lattimore (deceased). Mercy is survived by her sons: Jason Reese Ellerbe and his wife, Simone and Corey Odom, Sr. and his wife, Maureen; Adonis (Donnie) Ellerbe – step son and (special mention) Daughter; Ronda Dale-Montgomery; her grandchildren: Corey Odom, Jr.,...
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Jane Shackelford Fee

October 27, 1952 - August 2, 2020

Jane Fee, age 67, of Elkton, MD passed away August 2, 2020. She was born on October 27, 1952 in Seattle, WA to the late Lloyd Clarence Shackelford and Virginia Lee Shackelford (Morris). Jane was a motivated and determined being that earned an associate's degree in travel administration. She went on to start her own business in Houston, TX as a travel agent and made her family proud of her one...
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Patrick "Pat" William Pannell, Sr.

March 1, 1954 - August 1, 2020

Patrick "Pat" William Pannell, Sr., age 66, of Warwick MD, passed away on Friday, July 31, 2020. He was born on March 1, 1954 in Wilmington, DE to the late Joseph William Pannell and Louise Virginia (Cotta) Pannell. Pat had two passions in his life, building and his family. As a builder, he was a master carpenter, building custom homes throughout his 30 year career. As a family man, Pat was...
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Stephen "Steve" Channell, Sr.

March 12, 1942 - June 28, 2020

Stephen "Steve" Douglas Channell, age 78, of Elkton, MD, passed away on Sunday, June 28, 2020. He was born on March 12, 1942 in Baltimore, MD to the late Albert Channell, Jr. and Mary (Bailey) Channell. Steve was always known as a workaholic and enjoyed every minute of working. He had a great talent with building; he made furniture out of redwood, made many unique pieces with grapevine, and...
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Murrell "Leroy" Murphy

May 5, 1940 - June 16, 2020

Murrell "Leroy" Murphy, age 80, of Elkton, MD, was surrounded by his family on Tuesday, June 16, 2020 when he went to join the Lord. He was born in Artemus, KY on May 5, 1940 to the late Thomas Murrell Murphy and Roberta (Johnson) Murphy. Leroy honorably served his country in the United States Air Force. In the course of his 28 year career he served as operations coordinator for the attaché...
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Clyde Duane Broadwater

January 5, 1946 - June 8, 2020

Clyde Duane Broadwater, "Duane" age 74 of Elkton, MD passed away on June 8, 2020. He was born on January 5, 1946 in Elkton, MD to the late Clyde Vincent Broadwater and Mary Louise (Baker) Perkins. Duane served in the United States Air Force from 1964-1968. He was a proud Boy Scout and was a recipient of the Silver Beaver Award. During his high school years, he was a guard on the Bohemia Manor...
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Beryl Kenneth Gore, Sr.

February 28, 1942 - June 2, 2020

Beryl Kenneth Gore, age 78, Millsboro, DE passed away on Tuesday, June 2, 2020. He was born on February 28, 1942 in Lancaster, PA to the late Bayne Sylvester Gore and Moncie (Gray) Gore. Beryl worked as a Repairman for Chrysler for thirty-three years. He was passionate about working on cars and loved his Barracuda and Camaro. Beryl was a gun enthusiast and enjoyed going to the shooting range...
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Zelda Irene Whiteside

March 20, 1927 - May 27, 2020

Zelda Irene Whiteside of Elkton, MD, age 93, passed away Wednesday, May 27, 2020. Zelda was born on March 20, 1927 in Elkton, MD to the late Howard Simpson and Katherine (Underwood) Rigg. Zelda was born and raised in Elkton, MD. She was an avid reader and especially enjoyed western books. She also enjoyed listening to her music. Zelda will be lovingly remembered as a jokester, she loved to...
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Joan Isabelle Lipford

July 6, 1938 - April 27, 2020

Joan Isabelle Lipford, age 81, of Elkton, MD passed away Monday, April 27, 2020. She was born in Elkton, MD on July 6, 1938 to the late Nelson Walstrum and Rhoda Walstrum (Birney). Joan is survived by her son, Ryan and his wife Danielle of Elkton, MD; six grandchildren: Kevin Lipford, Eric Lipford, Adriana Lipford, Matt Larkin, Tina Lipford, and Tiffany Lipford; five great-grandchildren: Eric...
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Robert "Bob" Walter Sweeney

August 2, 1942 - April 27, 2020

Robert "Bob" Walter Sweeney, age 77, of Elkton, MD, passed away on Monday, April 27, 2020. He was born on August 2, 1942 to Mary Ann (Winkler) Miles and the late Samuel Calvin Sweeney. Bob worked for General Motors as a Foreman for 34 years before retiring. During his free time, Bob enjoyed working in his yard, fishing, golfing, and writing poetry. He had a great love for nature and animals....
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Angela Renee Baffone

December 3, 1980 - April 18, 2020

Angela Renee Baffone, age 39, of Perryville, MD, passed away on Saturday, April 18, 2020. She was born on December 3, 1980 in Wilmington, DE to John Baffone and Joanne (Gladstone) Pawley. Angela is survived by her husband, William Mathias of Perryville, MD; three sons: Jaden Brown, Jordan Brown, and Jacob Brown; two step sons: Joseph Mathias and James Mathias; father, John Baffone of Newark,...
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Irene B. Black

June 3, 1926 - April 17, 2020

Irene B. Black of Bowie, MD, formerly of Elkton, MD, age 93, passed away Friday, April 17, 2020. Irene was born on June 3, 1926 in Ashe County, NC to the late Millard C. Brown and Lottie (Allen) Brown. Irene was a member of Faith Southern Baptist Church in Fair Hill, MD. Irene enjoyed spending time with her family. She loved gardening especially in her lovely yard and doing arts and crafts...
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Robert Allen Ramsey, Jr.

June 21, 1964 - April 16, 2020

Robert Allen Ramsey, Jr., age 55, of Elkton, MD passed away Thursday, April 16, 2020. He was born on June 21, 1964 in Wilmington, DE to Robert Allen Ramsey, Sr. and the late Nellie Ann Morris (Ferrell). Robert was a very outgoing, loving and strong-willed person. He enjoyed everything to do with the outdoors, and also enjoyed classic cars. Robert was a long-time truck drive for Elmer Welker. ...
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Marjorie J. Stallings

February 27, 1923 - April 13, 2020

Marjorie J. Stallings, age 97, died Monday, April 13, 2020, at home, born on February 27, 1923 in Dakota, Nebraska to the late Alfred L. Johnson and Florence Erickson. Marjorie (Marge) grew up in Wakefield, Nebraska and graduated from Wakefield High School, of which she attended many class reunions driving back to Nebraska in her 70s and 80s. Marge was preceded in death by her husband Jack G....
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Florence Wilson

December 28, 1934 - April 10, 2020

Florence Joann Wilson, age 85, of Elkton, MD, passed away on Friday, April 10, 2020. She was born on December 28, 1934 in Elkton, MD to the late Clifford Roland Durham and Matilda Johanna (Swanson) Durham. She enjoyed flowers, drawing, sewing, and all different kinds of crafts. She also enjoyed spending time with her family and especially her grandchildren. Florence is survived by her two sons...
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Gayanna S. McBride

October 31, 1952 - April 4, 2020

Gayanna "G" S. McBride of Newark, DE, age 67, passed away Saturday, April 4, 2020. G was born on October 31, 1952 in Salt Lake City, UT to the late Marion McBride and Olga (Bader) McBride. G was a Draftsman at Delmarva Power Company for 25 years. She was very artistic, enjoyed painting and had a great appreciation for architectural design and details. G loved animals, especially her cats and...
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Louis "Luigi" Moore, Jr.

June 24, 1946 - March 25, 2020

Louis "Luigi" Alfred Moore, Jr of Elkton, MD, age 73, passed away Tuesday, March 25, 2020. He was born in Elkton, MD on June 24, 1946 to the late Louise Alfred Moore, Sr. and Esther Mae (Fowler) Moore. Luigi loved to go crabbing and fishing as well as watching his favorite football team, the Miami Dolphins. A social person, he loved to tell stories and would often express his opinions at...
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Glenn Thomas Osborne

November 27, 1952 - March 20, 2020

Glenn Thomas Osborne, age 67, of Elkton, MD, passed away on Friday, March 20, 2020. He was born on November 27, 1952 in Philadelphia, PA to the late Raymond and Ann Marie (Glenn) Osborne. Glenn was a very funny and lowkey type of person. He loved sitting on the porch, while he soaked up the sun. In his free time, he enjoyed walking along the C&D Canal, working out, playing guitar, and...
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Corey Andrew Hammond

May 18, 1997 - March 7, 2020

Corey Andrew Hammond Corey Andrew Hammond, age 22 of Chesapeake City, MD passed away on March 7, 2020. He was born on May 18, 1997 to Jeffrey Hammond and the late Kimberly Michelle Whiteman. Corey graduated from Bohemia Manor High School in 2015. He was employed with Terumo Medical Corporation in Elkton, MD. Corey was a car enthusiast and was passionate about buying older cars, fixing,...
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Mary S. Murphy

April 18, 1925 - February 21, 2020

Mary S. Murphy, age 94 passed away on Friday, February 21, 2020. Mary was the daughter of the late Constantine "Gus" Sclavos and Agnes Skillman Sclavos. Mary was a 1941 graduate of Elkton High School. Mary received her nursing degree at the University of Maryland. She worked as an OR nurse at John's Hopkins Hospital; worked as an RN at Union Hospital and as a public health nurse. She was the...
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Daniel Wayne Vipperman

August 14, 1963 - February 17, 2020

Daniel "Danny" Wayne Vipperman, age 56, of North East, MD, passed away on Monday, February 17, 2020. He was born on August 14, 1963 to Magdalene (Payne) Vipperman Anthony and the late Daniel Robert Vipperman. Danny was an exceptional painter and enjoyed painting the exterior and interior of homes. He was the proud owner of VIP Painting in Lewes, DE until he retired. Danny enjoyed fishing and...
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Donald Lee Muyskens

March 16, 1939 - February 15, 2020

Donald "Don" Lee Muyskens of North East, MD, age 80, went to join the Lord on Saturday, February 15, 2020. He was born in Zeeland, MI on March 16, 1939 to the late Peter J. Muyskens and Bernice Lucille (De Ruse) Muyskens. Don's passion for trains began as a young boy, and later became his career. After serving in the Army, he became an electrician's apprentice for the ATSF Railroad and...
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Wallace J. Brown

September 2, 1924 - February 12, 2020

Wallace J. Brown, age 95, passed away Wednesday, February 12, 2020. He was the last civil service Fire Chief of the Yonkers, New York Fire Department. Wallace proudly served in the United States Navy during WWII at Peleliu. GRANDPA WONDERFUL.
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Diane Marie Arcidiacono

December 9, 1954 - February 8, 2020

Diane Marie Arcidiacono, age 65, of Elkton, MD, passed away while surrounded by family on Saturday, February 8, 2020. She was born on December 9, 1954 in Wilmington, DE to the late Frank William Taylor, Sr. and Catherine E. (Embert) Taylor. Diane pursued her dream of becoming an RN and continued with her career for 43 years. She worked in several hospitals and eventually transitioned into...
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Scott Andrew Dooling

December 9, 1963 - January 28, 2020

Scott Andrew Dooling, age 56, of Earleville, MD, passed away on January 28,2020. He was born on December 9, 1963 in Darby, PA to the late William F. Dooling, Jr. and Dorothea Alice (Smith) Dooling. Scott was a graduate of 1982 of Upper Darby High School, in Upper Darby PA. He went on to attend Johnson & Wales College in Providence, RI for Culinary Art Division, graduating in 1984. Scott...
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Dominick Lobas

January 26, 1925 - January 21, 2020

Dominick Lobas, age 94, of North East, MD, passed away on Tuesday, January 21, 2020. He was born on January 26, 1925 in O'Toole, WV to the late Joseph and Mary (Mele) Lobas. Dominick was a proud United States Army soldier who served during WWll. He was in the first wave of many battles including: North Africa, France, D-Day at Omaha Beach in Normandy, Germany, Central Europe, and Italy. He...
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Franklin D. Arthur

July 24, 1933 - January 12, 2020

Franklin D. Arthur, age 86, of Elkton, MD passed away January 12, 2020. He was born on July 24, 1933 in Powellton, WV to the late William and Vivian Arthur. Frank served our country in the United States Army 101st during the Korean War, where he drove for the General. During his professional career, he was involved in general contracting and learned many trades, including carpentry, plumbing,...
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Jamison Ray Russell, "Jamie"

November 28, 1985 - December 28, 2019

Jamison Ray Russell, "Jamie", age 34, of New Castle, DE passed away on Saturday, December 28, 2019. He was born on November 28, 1985 in Havre De Grace, MD to Ellen L. (Feazelle) Russell and the late James E. Russell, Jr. Jamie attended Elkton High School. He loved tattoos and found them to be a unique form of art. He enjoyed watching football, especially the Dallas Cowboys and the Baltimore...
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Patricia Alberta Loveless

February 11, 1954 - December 24, 2019

Patricia (Boivin) Loveless born on 02-11-1954 in Michigan. She lived most of her life on the east coast of the United States. St. Albans Vermont was her childhood home. She called Elkton Maryland home for quite some time in her adult life. She was also there when she passed away on 12-24-2019. She was surrounded by family and friends when she passed. I never thought that writing an obituary would...
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Wilma Sue Stelmack

October 16, 1934 - December 23, 2019

Wilma Sue Stelmack, age 85, passed away on Monday, December 23, 2019. She was born on October 16, 1934 in Monroe County, TN to the late Fred Teague and Pauline (Waters) Teague. Sue worked in Gastonia, NC as an Operator for AT&T Telephone Company. She enjoyed shopping and traveling. Sue traveled to Europe countless times, Africa, Asia, South America, and Mediterranean cruises. Altogether, Sue...
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Robert Truxton Poffenberger, Sr.

September 12, 1934 - December 21, 2019

Robert Truxton Poffenberger, Sr., age 85, of Elkton, MD passed away Saturday, December 21, 2019. He was born in Wilmington, DE on September 12, 1934 to the late David deClifford Poffenberger and Belinda Wright (Boyce) Poffenberger. Robert often talked about growing up in Newark and was a long time member of the Elkton Church of God. He worked for Chrysler for many years before his retirement...
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Christina Reiff

June 28, 1987 - December 16, 2019

Christina "Chrissy" Ellen Reiff, age 32, passed away on Monday, December 16, 2019 after a long illness. She was born in Baltimore, MD on June 28, 1987 to Cassandra (Milburn) Taylor and the late Gary Emmerson Reiff. Chrissy was a straight forward and honest person who told you like it was. She was boy crazy and loved flirting with the doctors. Chrissy would always go around saying "You Gotta...
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Linda Colbert

October 20, 1953 - December 11, 2019

Linda Christine Colbert, age 66, of Elkton, MD passed away on Wednesday, December 11, 2019. She was born in Stuttgart, Germany to the late William E. Conard and Anna Louise (Feller) Conard. Linda was a Certified Medical Technician. She became an FTD Master Designer, where she was the second in the state of Iowa. Linda was a member of the First Baptist Church in Charles City, Iowa. She had a...
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Judith Cucinotta

August 29, 1946 - December 5, 2019

Judith G. Cucinotta, age 73, passed away on Thursday, December 5, 2019. She was born on August 29,1946 in Belton, TX to the late Edward Lee Williams and Alice Lillian (Maynard) Williams. Judith was an Adult Elder foster care provider for 20 years, a Cub Scout Den Mother, and Civil Air Patrol Leader. She was a member of the Bridge Baptist Church, which is now the Oasis Baptist Church. During...
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Emma Arline Hayes

November 21, 1940 - December 4, 2019

Emma Arline Hayes of Elkton, MD, age 79, went home to be with her Lord on Wednesday, December 4, 2019. She was born on November 21, 1940 in Port Deposit, MD to the late Freel Hampton Hayes and Frances Virginia (McCloud) Hayes. Emma was a lifelong resident of Cecil County, graduated from Perryville High School in 1958, and went on to attend Cecil County Community College. Emma was a very...
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Noble "Frank" Cahall III

November 30, 1967 - December 3, 2019

Noble "Frank" Franklin Cahall III of Newark, DE, age 52, passed away Tuesday, December 3, 2019. He was born in Elkton, MD on November 30, 1967 to Catherine Ann (Goodchild) Coe and the late Noble Franklin Cahall, Jr. Frank grew up with family members who were mechanics and found an interest in transmissions. He started building transmissions as a side job, which evolved in to his own business....
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Retha D. Simmons

May 17, 1930 - December 1, 2019

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

April 26, 1945 - November 26, 2019

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

July 23, 1950 - November 19, 2019

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

April 18, 1943 - November 16, 2019

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

April 11, 1934 - November 14, 2019

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

February 27, 1948 - November 3, 2019

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

March 3, 1964 - October 26, 2019

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

February 9, 1981 - October 5, 2019

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

September 22, 1943 - September 27, 2019

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

September 20, 1937 - September 26, 2019

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

June 13, 1953 - September 20, 2019

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

September 6, 2019

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

February 9, 1960 - August 17, 2019

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

October 26, 1965 - August 10, 2019

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

March 27, 1987 - July 26, 2019

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

February 10, 1934 - July 24, 2019

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

October 24, 1987 - July 23, 2019

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

June 8, 1967 - July 22, 2019

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

August 27, 1930 - July 16, 2019

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

January 3, 1943 - July 6, 2019

Bill Ahern, age 76, of Elkton, Maryland passed away on July 6, 2019. The son of William (Bud) Ahern and Mary Dougherty Ahern, he was born in Wilmington, Delaware on January 3, 1943. Bill graduated from Salesianum in 1960. He went on to serve in the U.S. Navy from 1960-1963. While in the Navy, Bill's squadron received a Naval Unit Accommodation Ribbon from President John F. Kennedy for serving...
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Lillian Marjorie Hughes

May 27, 1964 - June 29, 2019

Lillian Marjorie Hughes, 55, of Elkton, MD passed away on Saturday, June 29, 2019. Born May 27, 1964 in Elkton, MD, she was the daughter of the late Howard, Sr. and Ellen Van Sice. Lillian was a life-long resident of Elkton. She graduated from Elkton High School; class of 1982 then went on to attend Cecil College. Lillian worked for Dr. Paul Lavine, DDS located in Elkton in her early years...
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John Franklin Crampton

October 21, 1966 - June 29, 2019

John Franklin Crampton, age 52, of North East, MD passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family on June 29, 2019. He was born October 21, 1966 in Jennersville, PA. John loved being on the water where he could be found boating, fishing, and crabbing in the Chesapeake Bay. John was a Turf Technician for the University of Delaware. His family considered him to be "Mr. Fix-it" and was a...
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Joseph Paul McGlinn, Sr.

August 13, 1932 - June 28, 2019

Joseph Paul McGlinn, age 86 loving husband of Kathryn Theresa, passed away on June 28, 2019 in Elkton, MD. He was born on August 13, 1932 at home on 20th Street in Chester, PA to the late Hugh and Marguerite Ferguson McGlinn of Parkside, PA. Joe began his working career at the age of 9 and continued working many unique and varied jobs until his retirement from Huntsman Polypropylene where...
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Raymond "Guy" Rodemich, Jr.

January 13, 1947 - June 18, 2019

Raymond "Guy" Rodemich, Jr. of Elkton, MD, age 72, passed away Tuesday, June 18, 2019. He was born on January 13, 1947 in Rye, NY to the late Raymond Guy Rodemich, Sr. and Loretta M. (Moffet) Mayer. Guy worked for thirty years as a yacht broker. Later he worked for Rommel Harley Davidson for 12 years before his retirement in 2016. Guy has been a stay at home grandfather for the last 7 years,...
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Roland Joseph Vansant

August 29, 1958 - June 12, 2019

Roland Joseph Vansant, age 60 of New Castle, DE passed away on June 12, 2019. He was born on August 29, 1958 to the late Vernon Vansant and Elsie (Mattson) Vansant. Roland had a great sense of humor and loved to joke. He enjoyed playing darts and watching NASCAR. His favorite drivers were Dale Earnhardt and Tony Stewart. Roland is survived by his brother, William Vansant of Wilmington, DE...
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Harriett Lee Howland-Jolley

February 2, 1945 - June 5, 2019

Harriett Lee Howland-Jolley of Hubert, NC, age 74, passed away Wednesday, June 5, 2019. She was born in Elkton, MD on February 2, 1945 to the late James Harvey Stanton and Martha (Cross) Stanton. She was also a long time resident of Wilmington, DE. Harriett was born and raised in Elkton, MD. She worked for the Maryland State Roads Commission for a time. Harriett went on to work as a truck...
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Doris Petersen Scott

June 22, 1925 - June 2, 2019

Doris P. Scott, age 93 of Elkton, Maryland, died Sunday, June 2, 2019 at home. Born June 22, 1925 in Baltimore, Maryland, she was the only child of David Robert Steele Petersen and Leslie H. Petersen. Scott was a retired attorney and trailblazer in the legal community. She graduated from Eastern High School and Notre Dame of Maryland University in Baltimore. When Scott told her father she wanted...
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Brandon Michael Neff

April 9, 1987 - May 31, 2019

Brandon Michael Neff, age 32, of Newark, DE passed away Friday, May 31, 2019. He was born on April 9, 1987 in Havre de Grace, MD to Harry Joseph Neff, II and Pamela Mae (Griffith) Hasse. Brandon enjoyed watching movies and was an avid fan of the Washington Redskins and the Georgia Bulldogs. A hard worker, and loved working in the restaurant business. Brandon loved to cook and had attended...
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Joseph Clinton Paige, II

September 29, 1977 - May 30, 2019

Joseph Clinton Paige, II, age 41 of North East, MD passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, May 30, 2019. Born September 29, 1977 in Clarksburg, WV, Joe is the son of Joseph Clinton Paige and the late Debra Lynn (Wilt) Nowlan. Simple words could never fully describe what a wonderful person and gift to this world Joe was. He was a caring man with a heart of gold who would be willing to help...
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Leland Wayne Bancroft, Jr.

January 23, 1989 - May 19, 2019

Leland Wayne Bancroft, Jr., age 30, of Elkton, MD passed away unexpectedly on May 19, 2019. Born on January 23, 1989 in Onslow, North Carolina, Leland was the son of Leland W. Bancroft, Sr. and Lorraine M. (Pratt) Bancroft. Leland was a 2008 graduate of Elkton High School. He spent some time employed by Royal Farms as a clerk and then worked at Newark Chrysler Jeep as a lot attendant. Most...
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Betty June Thompson

August 14, 1938 - May 18, 2019

Betty June Thompson, age 80, of Elkton, MD passed away on May 18, 2019. She was born on August 14, 1938 to the late Millard Samuel Buskell and Lucille Beatrice Buskell (Williams). Betty loved her family, especially her grandchildren. She enjoyed watching the soap opera, "Young and Restless." As a homemaker, Betty loved to cook. She read the Bible and was right with the Lord. Betty is...
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Esther Virginia Chopko

September 21, 1942 - May 17, 2019

Esther Virginia (Gerbman) Chopko, age 76 of Newark, DE and formerly of Murfreesboro, TN passed away peacefully in Elkton, MD on Friday, May 17, 2019. She was born on September 21, 1942 to the late Morris Martin Gerbman and Johny Herman (Kelley) Gerbman. Virginia was a member of the Central High School Class of 1960, where she was in the band. She was a talented and accomplished florist, both...
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H. Norman Wilson, Jr.

November 12, 1942 - May 11, 2019

H. Norman Wilson, Jr of Elkton, MD, age 76, passed away Saturday, May 11, 2019. He was born in Easton, MD on November 12, 1942 to the late H. Norman Wilson and Kathleen Nestor Wilson. Norman graduated from the University of Maryland, College Park, MD in 1964 where he played basketball and lacrosse; and went on to attend the University Of Maryland School Of Law, earning his Juris Doctor degree...
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