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Our Obituaries

Patsy E. Medina

August 10, 1940 - September 10, 2018

Patsy E. Medina, age 78 of Elkton, MD passed away surrounded by her loving family on September 10, 2018. She was born on August 10, 1940 in Cedar Bluff, VA to the late Ben Dover Stinson and Bertha Leona (Jackson) Stinson. Patsy grew up during a time when resources were limited and because of this, she quickly learned how to be resourceful and make the best out of all situations. When life...
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Emily Goscinski Czarnecki

December 6, 1928 - September 7, 2018

Emily Goscinski Czarnecki, age 89 of Elkton, MD ended her journey of life on Friday, September 7, 2018. Born December 6, 1928 in Philadelphia, PA, Emily was the daughter of the late Leon and Elizabeth (Novak) Goscinski. Emily worked as a secretary for Graduate Admissions at Drexel University in Philadelphia. She took great pride in being able to help guide students as they aspired to achieve...
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Elvira Rita Hoyle

January 27, 1923 - September 3, 2018

Elvira Hoyle, age 95, of Elkton, Maryland, passed away, Monday, September 3rd, 2018. Elvira was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on January 27, 1923 to the late Pasquelle and Christina Procario. Elvira was a kind and loving mother and grandmother who took pride in raising her family. Elvira loved opera music and enjoyed a good crab cake. She is preceded in death by her husband, William...
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James Tennent Kinnon III

January 14, 1951 - August 25, 2018

James "Jim" Tennent Kinnon III of Elkton, MD, age 67, passed away Saturday, August 25, 2018. He was born on January 14, 1951 in Abington, PA to the late James Tennent Kinnon, Jr. and Dolores Mildred (Rinck) Kinnon. Jim worked as a Boilermaker for 12 years with the Delaware City Refinery and was a member of the Boilermakers Local 13 Union of Levittown, PA for 20 years before retiring in 2002....
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Charles Stewart Demond, Jr., "Stew"

June 8, 1951 - August 21, 2018

Charles Stewart Demond, Jr., "Stew", age 67 of Elkton, MD passed away Tuesday, August 21, 2018 at his residence. Born June 8, 1951 in Elkton, MD, Stew was the son of the late Stewart and Jean (Rowles) Demond. Stew was a kind and giving person. He loved making people laugh and leaving them with a smile. He was a true waterman at heart and his second home was on or near the water. He...
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James M. Hise

February 12, 1935 - August 4, 2018

James Merriam Hise passed away peacefully in Elkton, MD on August 4, 2018 at the age of 83. He was born on February 12, 1935 in Ontario, NY. James served his country as a Corporal in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. James, affectionately known as "Jim" is survived by his loving devoted wife of 33 years, Sherin and his four children Maria (Chris) Howley, Rita (Angelo) DiPlacido, James ...
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John Robert Baynes, Sr.

July 3, 1924 - July 24, 2018

John Robert Baynes, Sr., age 94 of Rising Sun, MD and Sarasota, Florida passed away peacefully on Tuesday, July 24, 2018. Born July 3, 1924 in Buffalo, NY, John was the son of the late Charles and Florence (Mason) Baynes. John was a proud veteran of the United States Air Force, serving in Europe during WWII. Following the war, John put himself through college where he earned his Master's...
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Tony Jack Rhodes

March 28, 1993 - July 21, 2018

Tony Jack Rhodes, age 25, passed away on July 21, 2018. Born on March 28, 1993 in Elkton, MD, he was the son of Kelly Taylor. Tony always enjoyed cooking, which lead him to become a chef and work at Applebees, Desaki, and McGlynns. In his free time, Tony loved riding dirt bikes, fishing, and listening to all genres of music. Tony is survived by his mother, Kelly Taylor (David Helsel);...
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Gerald Kenneth Greisemer, "Jerry"

August 4, 1936 - July 18, 2018

Gerald Kenneth Greisemer ("Jerry"), age 81, of Elkton, MD passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 18, 2018. Born August 4, 1936 in Abington, PA, Jerry was the son of the late Clarence A. and Kathryn E. (Mitchell) Greisemer. Jerry proudly served his country in the United States Army from 1957 to 1959. He dedicated over twenty years of work at Fast Food Merchandising where he was a truck...
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Jamie Lee Hendrickson

February 20, 1984 - July 9, 2018

Jamie Lee Hendrickson of Elkton, MD, age 34 passed away Monday, July 9, 2018. She was born in Newark, DE on February 20, 1984 to Trudy Ann (Hendrickson) McMillan. Jamie is survived by her mother, Trudy McMillan and her husband, Cole McMillan of Elkton, MD; sister, Linda Coston and her husband, Tyron Coston, Sr. of Elkton, MD; sister, Melissa Hendrickson and her longtime companion, Larry Lewis...
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Joan Rae Macleod

September 20, 1934 - July 2, 2018

Joan Rae Macleod, age 83, of Elkton, MD passed away peacefully on Monday, July 2, 2018. Born September 20, 1934 in South Portland, Maine, Joan was the daughter of the late Clayton Owen Farrar and the late Margaret Lyon (Wescott) Farrar. Joan worked as a secretary for Moran Shipping at the Waterfront in Portland, ME. She was known to be an early riser and a coffee-holic; she particularly...
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Anne Marie Oliver

January 13, 1928 - June 29, 2018

Anne Marie Oliver, age 90, of Elkton, MD passed away peacefully Friday, June 29, 2018. She was born in Barnsboro, PA on January 13, 1928 to the late Santo Bongiovanni and Nancy (Mancuso) Bongiovanni. The family then relocated to New Brunswick, NJ where she spent her formative years. Anne graduated from New Brunswick High School in 1946. She graduated with a Diploma plus Certificate in...
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Carolien "Carol" Stacherski

May 17, 1943 - June 6, 2018

Carolien Stacherski, age 75, of Elkton, MD, passed away on Wednesday, June 6, 2018 at Union Hospital in Elkton, MD. She was born on May 17, 1943 in Havre de Grace, MD to the late Jesse Garnett Andrews and Mary Lee Caudill Andrews. Loving and caring, Carol operated her own daycare business for 50 years. In her spare time she enjoyed shopping and watching game shows, especially "Family Feud"....
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David F. Wright

December 22, 1943 - June 6, 2018

David F. Wright of Elkton, MD, age 74, passed away Wednesday, June 06, 2018. He was born on December 22, 1943 in Wilmington, DE to the late Norman Wright and Myrtle E. (Griffin) Wright. David proudly served in the United States Army serving in Europe. He later became a member of the VFW Post 8175 in Elkton, MD where he was very active. David was the co-owner/operator of Wright Construction in...
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Lester Allen Stephenson

November 4, 1951 - June 3, 2018

Lester Allen Stephenson of Summersville, WV and Elkton, MD, age 66, passed away Sunday, June 3, 2018. He was born in Elkton, MD on November 4, 1951 to the late Martin Stephenson and Alice (Adkins) Stephenson. Lester spent his career as a coal miner and certified shot-firer. He was a member of the United Mine Workers of America and of Trout Unlimited, and would help with stocking fish in...
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Franklyn Leo Lewis, Sr.

September 22, 1935 - June 1, 2018

Franklyn Leo Lewis, Sr., age 82 of Horn Town, VA, passed away Friday, June 1, 2018. He was born in Chesapeake City, MD on September 22, 1935 to the late George Lewis and Mary Olivia Hess Lewis. Franklyn served in the United State Army and National Guard. He enjoyed coaching for Elkton Little League. Franklyn used to camp in North East with his children and their neighborhood friends. He sang...
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Ronald Clarence Barrow, Jr.

May 25, 1970 - May 31, 2018

Ronald Clarence Barrow, Jr., age 48, of Boothwyn, PA, passed away on Thursday, May 31, 2018. Born May 25, 1970, Ronnie was the son of Ronald C. Barrow, Sr. and Shirley (Kestner) Barrow. Ronnie was an amazing cook and could make almost anything whether it was on the stovetop or the grill. He enjoyed singing, especially country music. He also enjoyed hunting and fishing. Ronnie's most cherished...
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Mark Thomas von Kleeck

November 25, 1965 - May 15, 2018

Mark Thomas von Kleeck, age 52, passed away Tuesday, May 15, 2018 in Elkton, MD. He was born on November 25, 1965 in Fairfax, VA to John Springman von Kleeck and the late Barbara Leslie (Thompson) von Kleeck. Mark spent most of his childhood growing up in New Hope, PA and graduated from the New Hope-Solebury High School in 1983. Mark then attended the University of Delaware and graduated with...
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Zachary Tyler McLewin

April 7, 1998 - May 15, 2018

Zachary Tyler "Zach" McLewin, age 20 of Elkton, passed away May 15, 2018 from the result of a motor vehicle accident. He was born April 7, 1998 in Wilmington, DE to Charles and Dawn McLewin. Zach loved riding dirt bikes and four wheelers. He enjoyed buying and fixing up old dirt bikes, four wheelers and trucks. Zach loved boating and being on the water. Another hobby of Zach's was fishing....
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Kyle Ryan Gregg

August 21, 1989 - May 6, 2018

Kyle Ryan Gregg, age 28, of Elkton, MD passed away Sunday, May 6, 2018. He was born on August 21, 1989 in Elkton, MD to Gerald Glenn Gregg and Donna L. (nee Dunlap) Gregg. Kyle graduated from Elkton High School in 2008. An avid dirt bike rider, he raced competitively in Motocross events nationwide. Kyle loved operating heavy machinery and construction, having worked for Diamond Materials in...
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Catherine M. Watson

April 15, 1947 - May 3, 2018

Catherine M. Watson, age 71, of Chesapeake City, passed away on Thursday, May 3, 2018 at Union Hospital in Elkton, MD. She was born on April 15, 1947 in Eddystone, PA to the late William N. and Catherine Malizia Weitz. A loving and caring homemaker, Cathy was the best wife to her husband, mother to her two daughters, and grandmother to her six grandchildren. She enjoyed her house and life on...
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Perry Glenn Lotts, Jr.

August 13, 1994 - April 21, 2018

Perry Glenn Lotts, Jr., age 23, of Elkton, MD, passed away suddenly on Saturday, April 21, 2018. He was born August 13, 1994 in Chula Vista, CA to Perry Glenn Lotts, Sr. and Elizabeth Sue Nauta. A graduate of Elkton High School, Perry was a three-sport athlete in football, track, and baseball. After high school he went to work for Burris Logistics. He enjoyed playing flag football, and...
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Robert "Dippy" Cebula, Sr.

February 6, 1938 - April 9, 2018

Robert "Dippy" Elsworth Cebula, Sr., age 80, of Rising Sun, MD passed away Monday, April 9, 2018. He was born on February 6, 1938 in Elkton, MD to the late Emil Cebula and Esther (Vandergrift) Cebula. Dippy was a man who enjoyed the simple things in life. He liked to go deer hunting, or to go fishing on any body of water that he could drop a hook in to. While his health allowed, Dippy loved to...
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James Atwood Eastburn, "Jim"

February 8, 1930 - April 7, 2018

James Atwood Eastburn, "Jim", age 88, of Elkton, MD passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 7, 2018 surrounded by his loving family. Born in Hockessin, DE on February 8, 1930, Jim was the son of the late Oliver and Eva (Hanna) Eastburn. Jim was a commercial artist who owned and operated his family business, Eastburn Studio, Inc. with his wife, Rose. Although he was a talented artist and...
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Donna Rose Peck

April 26, 1924 - March 21, 2018

Donna Rose Peck, age 93, of Wilmington, DE passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 21, 2018. Born on April 26, 1924, Donna was the daughter of the late James and Florence Steele. Donna, a devoted Jehovah's Witness, enjoyed crocheting, sewing and listening to country music. She loved traveling, especially to Florida to visit her son, David during the winter and West Virginia, where she...
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Emma H. Drennen

October 21, 1940 - March 20, 2018

Emma H. Drennen, age 77, of Elkton, MD passed away peacefully at her home on Tuesday, March 20, 2018. Born on October 21, 1940 in Wilmington, DE, Emma was the daughter of the late George Howard Ash and the late Marguerite J. (Bruce) Goodyear. Emma was a talented artist and loved arts and crafts, painting and drawing. She also enjoyed jigsaw puzzles, writing in her journal and being outdoors,...
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Mary Lou Knox

December 7, 1935 - March 13, 2018

Mary Lou Knox, age 82, of Elkton, MD, passed away on Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at Union Hospital in Elkton, MD. She was born on December 7, 1935, in Elkton, MD to the late William Lee and Mary Louise Potts Preston. Mary Lou, born and raised in the Elkton area, worked for 30 years in the personnel department of Union Hospital, becoming the Director. After her retirement at Union, she worked as...
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Helen L. Mash

October 4, 1930 - March 5, 2018

Helen Louise Mash, 87, of Elkton, MD passed away peacefully on Monday, March 5, 2018. She was born on October 4, 1930 in Webster Springs, WV to the late Eli Jackson Gregory and Luverna Eve (Dodrill) Gregory. Helen moved to Cecil County in the 1950's and worked for Plasticoid Co. for many years where she met her future husband, David Mash, Jr. After they married and her children were born,...
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Donna M. Parlier

July 30, 1953 - February 28, 2018

Donna M. Parlier, age 64, of Elkton, MD passed away Wednesday, February 28, 2018. She was born on July 30, 1953 in Wilmington, DE to the late Robert N. Parlier Sr., and Theresa A. (Bush) Parlier. Donna was able to work in a career she was passionate about for 44 years, doing Information Technology in Union Hospital, Elkton, MD. She enjoyed visiting Longwood Gardens, photography and reading,...
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Marjorie Brown Truitt

October 19, 1933 - February 22, 2018

Marjorie Brown Truitt, age 84, of Fair Hill, MD, and formerly of Newark, DE, passed away on Thursday, February 22, 2018 at Franklin Square Medical Center in Baltimore, MD. She was born on October 19, 1933 in Newark, DE to the late Allan P., Sr. and Anna Louise Barr Brown. After graduating with honors "Phi Beta Kappa" from the University of Delaware, Marjorie worked as an English teacher at...
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Harold William Graybill, Jr.

August 27, 1956 - February 21, 2018

Harold William Graybill, Jr., age 61, of Elkton, MD died February 21, 2018. He was born on August 27, 1956 to the Lorraine Graybill and late Harold William Graybill, Sr. Harold was a retired veteran and served our nation for over 20 years in the United States Navy as a cryptologist. Harry was a brilliant man with a great sense of humor. He loved reading books, especially about our nation's...
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William Randolph Biggs "Randy"

July 27, 1959 - February 20, 2018

William Randolph Biggs ("Randy"), age 58, of Loveland, CO, passed away suddenly on Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at Franklin Square Medical Center. Born on July 27, 1959, Randy was the son of Betty L. Biggs and the late William H. Biggs. He was a graduate of Bohemia Manor High School class of 1977. After graduating from Louisville Community College with an Associate's Degree in Laboratory...
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Mathilde Seaman

May 4, 1923 - February 12, 2018

Mathilde Seaman, age 94 of Elkton, MD passed away on February 12, 2018 at home. She was born on May 4, 1923 in Hochspeyer, Germany to the late Tochter von Theobold Schuler and Maria (Schwager) Schuler. Mathilde was raised in Germany and moved to New York as a war bride marrying John Seaman at the end of World War II. The family came to Elkton in 1955 where Mathilde remained until her passing....
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Germaine "Gerry" F. Walbeck

February 2, 1937 - January 30, 2018

Germaine F. Walbeck, age 80, of North East, MD, passed away on Tuesday, January 30, 2018, at Christiana Hospital in Newark, DE surrounded by her loving family. She was born on February 2, 1937, in Philadelphia, PA to the late Daniel C. and Germaine Carr Ford. Gerry worked in her early years as a registered nurse at the Perry Point Veteran's Hospital. An avid sports fan, she enjoyed watching...
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Walter John Campbell Mackay

March 19, 1929 - January 29, 2018

Walter John Campbell Mackay, age 88, of Elkton, MD, passed away on Monday, January 29, 2018 at Christiana Hospital in Newark, DE, surrounded by his loving family. He was born on March 19, 1929 in Thurso, Caithness Parish, Scotland, to the late Alexander John and Bertha Campbell Mackay. After serving in the military in his native Scotland, Walter came to his adopted home of the United States...
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Emma L. Blackstone

July 13, 1925 - January 23, 2018

Emma L. Blackstone, aged 92, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018, surrounded by her loving family in Smyrna, Delaware. She was born to the late Paul and Bessie Addis on July 13, 1925 in New York. Emma lived in Elkton, Maryland for many years but always referred to New York as home. Emma worked for the family business Addis Manufacturing Company for many years. She then...
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Paul R. Goodchild, Jr.

August 7, 1949 - January 11, 2018

Paul R. Goodchild, Jr., age 68, passed away at home January 11, 2018. He was born on August 7, 1949 in Elkton, MD to the late Paul R. Goodchild Sr. and Grace L. Fisher. Paul was a loving father and devoted employee. He enjoyed horses, John Wayne movies, county music, fishing, playing poker and time spent drinking coffee with family and friends. Paul was involved in the family business,...
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Marlene Frazier

August 26, 1954 - December 29, 2017

Marlene Frazier, age 63 of Nelsonville, OH, passed away suddenly December 29, 2017 due to the result of an automobile accident. She was born August 26, 1954 in Nelsonville, OH to the late Daniel and Margaret Langley. Marlene was an administrative assistant for Appalachian Behavioral Healthcare. She was a very smart, kind, and loving mother and friend. Marlene is survived by her daughter,...
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Harry W. Shriver, Jr.

April 16, 1931 - December 17, 2017

Harry W. Shriver, Jr. of Elkton, MD, age 86, passed away Sunday, December 17, 2017. He was born in Reading, PA on April 16, 1931 to the late Harry W. Shriver, Sr. and Louise Elizabeth (Spare) Shriver. Harry had a long career as an accountant before retiring in 1996 from Threshold Rehabilitation Center in Reading, PA. He was a former member of Saint Stephan's United Church of Christ in Reading,...
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Barry Dale Mallory

December 2, 1954 - December 16, 2017

Barry Dale Mallory, age 63 of Elkton, MD passed away on December 16, 2017. He was born on December 2, 1954 to the late Dean Thomas Mallory and Margaret Lucille (Green) Mallory. Barry enjoyed watching the Baltimore Orioles and was a fan of the New York Giants. He also loved to go fishing in his spare time. Barry is survived by his brother, James Mallory and wife, Dana of North East, MD;...
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Dorothy Lee Racine

April 9, 1949 - December 11, 2017

Dorothy Lee Racine, age 68, of North East, MD, passed away on Monday, December 11, 2017. Born April 9, 1949 in Elkton, MD, Dorothy was the daughter of the late James and Adeline (Ryan) Dowdell. Family was the center of Dorothy's world. Everything she did revolved around her family, especially her children and grandchildren. She was truly devoted to her family and would do anything for them....
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Mildred "Mickey" Clara Schuster

March 25, 1931 - December 3, 2017

Mildred "Mickey" Clara Schuster, age 86, of North East, MD, passed away on December 3, 2017. Mickey was born in North East, MD to the late Chester and Alice Russell. In addition to her parents, Mickey was preceded in death by her son, Rory A. Schuster and grandchildren David Owens and Melanie Dale Ruth. Mickey is survived by her husband of 64 years, Albert R. Schuster; six children: Sandy...
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Donald L. Burris

January 19, 1931 - November 25, 2017

Donald L. Burris of Elkton, MD, age 86, passed away Saturday, November 25, 2017. A graveside service in his honor will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday, December 1, 2017 at Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2200 N. DuPont Pkwy, New Castle, DE 19720.
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Billie Ray Brown

January 6, 1948 - November 20, 2017

Billie Ray Brown, age 69, of Elkton, MD, passed away on Monday, November 20, 2017. Billie was born in Athens, OH on January 6, 1948 to the late Billie S. and Katherine (Dowler) Brown. Billie attended Harford Community College where he studied Criminal Justice. He then went on to be a Police Officer, Detective First Class for the Aberdeen Police Department. Billie served his country as a...
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Nancy J. Murphy

October 29, 1931 - November 7, 2017

Nancy J Murphy of Elkton, MD passed away peacefully on 11/7/17, just 9 days after her 86th birthday. She was born on 10/29/1931 in Port Huron, MI to the late Emmett J Conte and Edna V (Barrett) Conte. Her only sibling, Emmett J Conte Jr, passed away 9/6/17. She was full of life and had a great sense of humor. She enjoyed her cordials and lively conversation as well. In her younger days, she loved...
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Francis "Bud" Crossan

April 19, 1927 - November 5, 2017

Francis L. Crossan "Bud" of Elkton, MD, age 90, passed away Sunday, November 5, 2017. He was born on April 19, 1927 in Strickersville, PA to the late Herbert Leon Crossan, Sr. and Virginia (Boys) Crossan. Bud attended Brown Vocational Technical High School in Wilmington, DE. He retired from the University of Delaware in 1988. Bud was born a farmer and remained active throughout his life, right...
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William Allen Spry

August 1, 1996 - November 4, 2017

William Allen Spry, age 21, of Elkton, MD died suddenly due to the result of an automobile accident on Saturday, November 4, 2017. He was born August 1, 1996 in Baltimore, MD, as son of Karren and Allen Spry. Will was a graduate of Elkton High School Class of 2015. He was also a graduate of the Cecil County School of Technology. Will worked in facilities at the University of Delaware. He loved...
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Reva G. Blankenship

April 7, 1934 - November 2, 2017

Reva Gray Blankenship, age 83, of Elkton, MD, passed away on Thursday, November 2, 2017 at Union Hospital in Elkton, MD. She was born on April 7, 1934, in Lewisburg, WV to the late Harlan and Florence Mae Shaver Blankenship. Reva worked on the floors of several manufacturing facilities over the years, including Beta Shoes, and assembling auto parts for Blue Chip and R&R Motors. She loved...
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Genevieve B. Seward

August 29, 1929 - October 24, 2017

Genevieve B. Seward passed away peacefully in her loving home at Caraway Manor, on Tuesday, October 24, 2017. She was born on August 29, 1929 to the late John and Mary Bolton. She will be remembered as a loving devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. She was an avid gardener, growing beautiful vegetable and flower gardens. She lived in Cecil County all her life being raised...
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Ronald Thomas Rineer, Sr.

April 24, 1946 - October 22, 2017

Ronald Thomas Rineer, Sr., age 71, of Elkton, MD, passed away on Sunday, October 22, 2017. He was born on April 24, 1946, in Wilmington, DE to the late Miriam Elwell Rineer and the late William Rineer, Sr. He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and friend. A trained surveyor, Ron worked and retired from the State of Delaware as the Chief of Survey and then held the same position for...
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Gabriel Joseph Johnson

October 12, 2017 - October 20, 2017

Gabriel Joseph Johnson passed away peacefully October 20, 2017 after his courageous fight. He was born October 12, 2017 in Newark, DE to Warren and Melissa (Newsum) Johnson. A service will be held in Gabriel's honor at 11am on Saturday, October 28, 2017 at R.T. Foard Funeral Home, P.A., 259 E. Main St., Elkton, MD 21921, where family and friends may visit beginning at 10am. Memorial...
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Lola Grace Stanton, "Pete"

May 2, 1943 - October 19, 2017

Lola Grace Stanton, age 74, of Newark, DE passed away peacefully at her home on Thursday, October 19, 2017. Born May 2, 1943 in Blue Ball, MD, Lola was the daughter of the late John and Mary (Dixon) Jones. Lola loved to cook, whether it was for a family picnic, holiday or one of her famous cook-outs. She would prepare food for days just to ensure there was enough for everyone. She also enjoyed...
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Beatrice M. Stout

June 29, 1921 - October 15, 2017

Beatrice M. Stout passed away October 15, 2017 at the age of 96. She was born and raised in the "Forty Acres" of Wilmington, DE to the late William B. Stewart and Lillian M. White. Beatrice was a life member of the Elsmere Fire Company's Ladies Auxiliary. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Harold J. (Mike) Stout in 1976, married in 1946; and brother, William G....
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Joann O. Jones

February 3, 1940 - October 13, 2017

Joann O. Jones of Earlville, MD, age 77, passed away Friday, October 13, 2017. She was born on February 3, 1940 in Baltimore, MD to the late Robert Lee Overman and Elizabeth Minetta (Adair) Overman. Joann earned her Bachelor's Degree in History from the University of Miami where she was a member of the Delta Zeta Sorority. She had a great love of animals and raised Brittany spaniels. Joann was...
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Dianne L. Fuhs

February 20, 1932 - October 11, 2017

Dianne L. Fuhs of Newark, DE, age 85, passed away peacefully at her home on Wednesday, October 11, 2017. She was born on February 20, 1932 in Salem, NJ to the late George F. Wood and Anna (Darling) Wood. Dianne is survived by her daughter, Kathy Kazmar and her husband, Matt; son, Thomas Michael Fuhs and his wife, Faith; five grandchildren: Earl M. Foster, III and his wife Kelly, Stephen Foster...
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Paul R. Goodchild, Sr.

April 13, 1930 - September 21, 2017

Paul Robert Goodchild, Sr. age 87, of Elkton, MD, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on September 21, 2017. Born in Chateaugay, NY on April 13, 1930, he was the son of the late Frank and Charlotte "Lottie" (Pudvah) Goodchild. Paul and his family moved to Delaware in 1936. He served in the United States Army from 1951-1953. Paul worked as an iron worker, was a member of the Iron...
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Sharon Ann Wolfe

December 6, 1950 - September 19, 2017

Sharon Ann Wolfe, age 66 of Perryville, MD passed away on September 19, 2017. She was born on December 6, 1950 and was the daughter of William Truitt and Marjorie (Brown) Truitt. Sharon recently retired from W.L. Gore and Associates where she worked for 33 years. She began as a Fabric Seamstress and had a number of job titles throughout her employment. She was a member of the Lions Club and...
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Elsie Marie Mann

July 19, 1937 - September 10, 2017

Elsie Marie Mann slipped quietly away at home on September 10, 2017 at the age of 80. Marie was a retired bookkeeper and for many years served as the pianist/organist at the First Presbyterian Church in Chesapeake City. She enjoyed playing the violin, needlepoint, knitting, reading, cooking, and baking. She was well known for her delicious and extensive array of Christmas cookies. Marie was also...
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Jacklyn Ashley Harmon

November 12, 1987 - September 4, 2017

Jacklyn "Jacky" Ashley Harmon of North East, MD, age 29, passed away Monday, September 4, 2017. She was born in Havre de Grace, MD on November 12, 1987 to George E. Harmon and Deborah S. (Reachard) Habres. Jacky graduated from North East High School in 2006. She loved camping and spending time with her family. Jacky's greatest joy was watching her daughters grow. Jacky is survived by her...
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John K. Burkley II

February 14, 1963 - August 26, 2017

John Kobler Burkley II, age 54 of Elkton, MD, passed away on Saturday, August 26, 2017. He was born on February 14, 1963, in Baltimore, MD to the late William F. and Judy Keller Burkley. He graduated Elkton High School in 1981. He attended Wesley College in Dover, DE and Lynchburg College in Virginia. He went on to work for John K. Burkley Insurance Company. He is survived by his wife...
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Linda J. Petschke

March 28, 1948 - August 21, 2017

Linda Jean Petschke, at the age of 69, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Monday, August 21, 2017 at Johns Hopkins Bayview Hospital in Baltimore, MD. Linda was born on March 28, 1948 in Auburn, NY, to the late Earl and Jean Guthrie. Growing up Linda loved the art of dance and not only found pleasure performing in front of live audiences but also spent her free time teaching...
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Gregory Allen Schoepfer

May 24, 1963 - August 14, 2017

Gregory Allen Schoepfer, age 54, of Elkton, MD passed away on August 14, 2017. Born May 24, 1963 in Coal Valley, IL, Greg was the son of the late Sparkie Schoepfer and the late Dina (Fernald) Oney. Greg is survived by his daughter, Nicole Adams of Perryville, MD; former wife and friend, Catherine Torres-Davis of Elkton, MD; two grandchildren; and brother, Gary Schoepfer of Illinois. ...
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Patrick Todd Griffin

June 10, 1983 - August 14, 2017

Patrick Todd Griffin, 34, of York, PA passed away on August 14, 2017. Todd was born on June 10, 1983. He is survived by his mother, Dr. Corinne Litzenberg Schultheis and stepfather, Dale, a sister, Natalie Masinick and brother in law, Kevin, and many aunts, uncles, and cousins. A loving and devoted son and brother, Todd attended Elk Neck Elementary School where he met many lifelong friends...
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Andrew "Pops" Abel

December 26, 1954 - August 13, 2017

Andrew N. Abel, "Pops", age 62, of Elkton, MD, passed away on Sunday, August 13, 2017. Born December 26, 1954 in Baltimore, MD, Pops was the son of the late Arnold T. "Ted" Abel, Sr. and late Marie Kathrine (Bielenberg) Abel. Pops is survived by his son, Adam Michael Abel and his wife, Tammy of North East, MD; daughter, Allisha Kristen Ebersole and her husband, Jake of Red Lion, PA; brothers:...
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Pearl Louise Hagedorn

January 1, 1922 - August 6, 2017

Pearl Louise Hagedorn of Elkton, MD died peacefully August 6, 2017 at the age of 95. She is survived by two sons; Ronald L. Biggs, his wife Mae, of Port St. Lucie, FL, and Gary Biggs, his wife Carol, of Chesapeake City, MD; granddaughter, Cindy Foster and her son, Robert, who took special care of her in her later years. Pearl is also survived by many grandchildren, great grandchildren, great...
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Donna Jean Wells, "DJ"

February 25, 1973 - July 30, 2017

Donna Jean Wells, "DJ" age 44 of Elkton, MD passed away on July 30, 2017. She was born on February 25, 1973 in Elkton, MD to Wilfred E. Young and Donna Rae (McCormick) Young. Services for DJ will be held privately and at the convenience of the family.
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Doff Delmer Wagner

July 26, 1934 - July 20, 2017

Doff Delmer Wagner, age 82, of Warwick, MD passed away peacefully Thursday, July 20, 2017. Born July 26, 1934 in Eccles, WV, Doff was the son of the late Kyle Wagner and Grace Tomlinson Wagner Butler. A service will be held in Doff's honor at 11am Friday, July 28, 2017 at R.T. Foard Funeral Home, P.A., 259 E. Main St., Elkton, MD 21921, where family and friends may visit beginning at 10am.
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Walter Steve Sexton, Jr.

March 10, 1938 - July 19, 2017

Walter Steve Sexton, Jr. age 79 of Elkton, MD passed away on July 19, 2017. He was born on March 10, 1938 in West Bradford, PA to the late Walter Steve Sexton, Sr. and Jincy Emma (Vaught) Sexton. Walter worked for Chrysler as a repairman for 32 ½ years. He was a union member of UAW and enjoyed working on cars in his spare time. Walter loved to go hunting and fishing, but he was happiest with...
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Lora Helen "Dee" Zippilli

February 19, 1959 - June 19, 2017

Lora Helen "Dee" Zippilli, age 58, of Elkton, MD passed away after a brief illness on Monday, June 19, 2017. Born February 19, 1959 in Elkton, MD, Dee was the daughter of the late Henry and Loretta (Campbell) Denney. Almost graduating in 1977, Dee's pride-and-joy and her one true love, Henry her son, came into her life. A devoted single mother, she was all too familiar with the hardships of...
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David R Rowan

August 26, 1932 - June 18, 2017

David R. Rowan of Glen Mills, PA, age 84, passed away Sunday, June 18, 2017. He was born in Philadelphia, PA on August 26, 1932 to the late William Rowan and Elizabeth (Jackson) Rowan. David bravely served his country in the United States Army during the Korean War. David went on to work for over 30 years for the Bell Telephone Company. David is survived by his brother, George Rowan and his...
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Elizabeth Ann Myers

September 27, 1950 - June 12, 2017

Elizabeth Ann Myers, "Ann", age 66 of Elkton, MD ended her 15 year battle with cancer on June 12, 2017. She was born on September 27, 1950 in Elkton, MD to the late Mitchell Poore and Elizabeth S. (Reed) Poore. Ann graduated from Bohemia Manor High School in 1968. She was enjoying the retired life after working as an office worker in a medical office. In her spare time, she enjoyed working...
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Edward F. Anthony

January 8, 1938 - June 5, 2017

Edward Fowler Anthony, age 79, of North East, MD passed away peacefully at his home Monday, June 5, 2017. Born January 8, 1938 in Elkton, MD, Edward was the son of the late James C. Anthony and the late Amelia Castelow Stanley. Mr. Anthony was retired from International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 126, of Collegeville, PA. He loved spending time with his family and making runs and...
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Robert L. Grubb, Sr.

August 25, 1928 - June 1, 2017

Robert L. Grubb, Sr. age 88 of Elkton, MD passed away on June 1, 2017. He was born on August 25, 1928 in Bristol, TN to the late Henry Grubb and Loana (Price) Grubb. Robert was an iron worker and worked at Chrysler, Getty Oil, and various construction sites. He loved fishing and vacationing in Tennessee. Robert enjoyed listening to Blue Grass and played music at Sunset Park. He especially...
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Whitmell G. Summers, Jr.

August 20, 1925 - May 11, 2017

Whitmell G. Summers, Jr., age 91, of Elkton, MD, passed away peacefully on Thursday, May 11, 2017. Born August 20, 1925, Whit was the son of the late Whitmell Gayle Summers, Sr. and Pearl Eleanor (Lennon) Summers. Whit was a member of the Lions Club of Tappahannock, VA and a member of the Kiwanis Club of Hatteras Island, NC where he was a past president. Whit was a proud veteran who served in...
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Roland Kenneth Dunaway "Kenney"

May 25, 1952 - April 26, 2017

Roland Kenneth "Kenny" Dunaway, 64, of Elkton, MD passed away at his home on April 26, 2017. Born on May 25, 1952 in Baltimore, MD, he was the son of the late Roland and Lillian Dunaway. Kenny was a motorcycle and sports car enthusiast and took a special liking to Harley Davidsons. He also loved music and playing his guitar. Fitness was important to Kenny; he would regularly lift weights and...
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Melissa Lynn Poarch

December 12, 1976 - April 24, 2017

Melissa Lynn Poarch, formerly of North East, MD passed away April 24, 2017. She was born December 12, 1976 to Dana Poarch and Janet Poarch. Melissa really enjoyed dancing and ballet as a child. After graduating from high school, Melissa pursued a career in beauty. She enjoyed her work as a beautician where she became a talented hair stylist. Melissa had a big heart and was a kind person. ...
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William Herbert Wilhelm, Jr.

April 15, 1927 - April 24, 2017

William "Bill" Herbert Wilhelm, Jr., age 90, of Elkton, MD passed away peacefully at his home on Monday, April 24, 2017. Born April 15, 1927 in Baltimore, MD, Bill was the son of the late William Herbert Wilhelm, Sr. and the late Marie (Donahue) Wilhelm. Bill served his country proudly in the United States Army Air Corps during World War II. Bill is survived by his six children: William ...
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Howard James Holley

January 8, 1958 - April 18, 2017

Howard James Holley of North East, MD, age 59, passed away on Tuesday, April 18, 2017. He was born on January 8, 1958 in Pottsville, PA to the late James B. Holley and Florence E. (Snyder) Holley. Howard was a plant operator at the former Maryland Materials for 31 years. He loved hunting, music of all types and played the drums. Howard also enjoyed passing peaceful time watching birds and...
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Frederick William Juergens

June 3, 1928 - April 11, 2017

Frederick William Juergens, age 88, of Elkton, MD, passed away on April 11, 2017. Born at home on Cathedral Street, he lived his whole life in Elkton. He was the son of the late Alfred and Florence (Boyer) Juergens. As a youngster, Fred served as an altar boy at Immaculate Conception Church which was located on Cathedral Street at that time. He was a bit mischievous and was well known by the...
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Shannon Kathleen Smyth, "Kathy"

April 21, 1932 - April 8, 2017

Shannon Kathleen Smyth, "Kathy", age 84 of Chesapeake City, MD passed away on April 8, 2017. She was born on April 21, 1932 in Rahway, NJ to the late Henry Hughey Fox and Esther Pearl (Copenhaver) Fox. Kathy worked as a school aide at Paradise Knoll School in Newfoundland, NJ. She was a member of Echo Lake Baptist Church in West Milford, NJ. She worked as a CNA at Evergreen Center in...
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Aline L. Nengel

August 26, 1917 - March 8, 2017

Aline L. Nengel, age 99 of Elkton, MD passed away on March 8, 2017. She was born on August 26, 1917 in Sharptown, MD to the late, Charles R. Fletcher and Viola A. (Waller) Fletcher. Aline was a member of Sussex Pines Country Club where she enjoyed going for meals, swimming, and spending time with her grandchildren. She loved playing card games, especially Bridge with her fellow friends. ...
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Joan Schafer Speakman

September 29, 1924 - March 2, 2017

Joan Schafer Speakman, 92, was called Home to God and to her late husband, Sam on March 2, 2017 following a short illness. Joan was born in Wilmington, Delaware on September 29, 1924 where she was raised on Franklin Street and spent her summers in Rehoboth Beach. She remained in Delaware most of her life until retirement in Florida and Maryland. She graduated from P.S. DuPont High School in...
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Bill Bare

March 5, 1958 - February 14, 2017

Bill Bare, age 58, of Elkton, MD, passed away on Tuesday, February, 14, 2017 at University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore, MD. He was born on March 5, 1958, in Elkton, MD to Joe L. Bare and the late Ella Mae Ellison Bare. A 1976 graduate of North East High School, Bill worked as a production worker at various manufacturing facilities including Schultz Mobile Home, Westvaco, and Leer...
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Ralph H. Hazel, Jr.

October 25, 1942 - February 11, 2017

Capt. Ralph H. Hazel, Jr., 74, of Chesapeake City, MD, passed away on February 11, 2017, in Newark, DE. Born on October 25, 1942, in Wilmington, DE, he was the son of the late Ralph and Marguerite Hazel of Chesapeake City. Capt. Hazel was a sixth-generation Chesapeake City resident, living his last 48 years in Port Herman, where he enjoyed his dock and various boats. A graduate of Bohemia Manor...
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Carolanne Dorazio

November 30, 1941 - February 11, 2017

Carolanne Dorazio of Elkton, MD, age 75, passed away Saturday, February 11, 2017. She was born November 30, 1941 in Philadelphia, PA to the late Charles Lindsay and Eunice (Sorey) Lindsay. Carolanne was waitress and bartender in the serving industry. She always wanted the best for her six children and continuously provided her best for them. She is survived by her daughter Patricia Brown...
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William "Bill" Alfred Marquess

August 8, 1969 - February 9, 2017

William "Bill" A. Marquess, age 47, of Fair Hill, MD passed away unexpectedly Thursday, February 9, 2017. Bill was the son of Norman E. and Wanda J. Marquess. Bill was a graduate of Elkton High School, "Class of '88." He loved his family first and always. He enjoyed riding his Harley with many of his buddies. Bill was an avid hunter and fisherman. He went on the hunt of a lifetime to see each...
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Roma Mary Joyce Renick Prouty

March 6, 1946 - February 1, 2017

Roma Mary Joyce Renick Prouty, of Elkton MD, sadly passed away peacefully and with family by her bedside, on February 1 2017. She was born March 6 1946 in Hubli India to the late Leonard John Renick and Dora (Calasso) Renick. Roma had lived a wonderful life which had stretched across three different continents. Firstly born in India, then raising a family in the United Kingdom, remarrying...
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Ayden Mathew Foster

May 14, 2012 - January 21, 2017

Ayden Mathew Foster, age 4, passed away Saturday, January 21, 2017. He was born on May 14, 2012 in Newark, De, to Chantel Lace South and Bryan Ernest Foster. Ayden had an inseparable bond with his younger sister, Adalynne and everyone could see how much they loved each other. He was a very happy and silly boy who could always find a way to put a smile on your face. Ayden looked forward to...
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James William Kennedy, Jr., "J.W."

August 19, 1980 - January 8, 2017

James William Kennedy, Jr. "J.W.", age 36 of Elkton, MD, passed away on January 8, 2017. He was born on August 19, 1980 in Elkton, MD to the late, James William Kennedy, Sr. and Deborah (Corrie) Johnson. J.W. was employed as an HVAC contractor supervisor. He loved his family and children. J.W. enjoyed riding his street bike, fishing, camping, and watching the Baltimore Ravens with his family...
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Lawrence Roman Shants, Jr., "L.J."

October 29, 1988 - December 19, 2016

Lawrence Roman Shants, Jr., "LJ", age 28 of Elkton, MD passed away the evening of December 19, 2016 while rendering aid to a disabled vehicle. He was born on October 29, 1988 in Baltimore, MD to Lawrence R. Shants, and Susan Renee (Crystal) Golden. LJ was a member of Sons of Odin and worked as a truck driver for Complete Recycling Group. He was also a door man at Walt's Tavern. LJ enjoyed...
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Kyriakos Pentikis

February 9, 1944 - December 18, 2016

Kyriakos Pentikis, age 72 of Nikisiani, Kavala, Greece passed away on December 18, 2016. He was born on February 9, 1944 in Nikisiani, Greece to the late, Ioannis Pentikis and Maria (Ourdoudi) Pentikis. Kyriakos was a loving and devoted husband, father, and grandfather. He is survived by his wife, Thomaia Pentikis of Kavala, Greece; sons: Ioannis Pentikis and his wife, Barbara of Elkton,...
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Brian Edward McLaughlin

August 2, 1971 - December 16, 2016

Brian Edward McLaughlin, age 45 of Elkton, MD passed away on December 16, 2016. He was born on August 2, 1971 in Wilmington, DE to the late, Edward McLaughlin and Barbara (Brooks) McLaughlin. Brian graduated from Bohemia Manor High School in 1989 where he was an avid wrestler and was a full back on the football team. After graduation, he completed an apprenticeship program in 1995 as a pipe...
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Robert H. Hollada, Sr.

May 2, 1958 - December 14, 2016

Robert Harold Hollada, Sr., age 58, of Elkton, MD, passed away on Wednesday, December 14, 2016 at Seasons Hospice at Franklin Square in Rosedale, MD. He was born in Elkton, MD on May 2, 1958, to the late Floyd and Lydia (Damron) Hollada. Rob worked many years as a drywall hanger for several companies in the area, the last being Speedy Drywall. He enjoyed fishing, and would frequent all the...
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Barbara Ann Seaman Richardson

May 20, 1962 - December 11, 2016

Barbara Ann Seaman Richardson, age 54, of Scottsdale, AZ, and formerly of Elkton, MD, passed away on Sunday, December 11, 2016 in Elkton, MD. She was born in Elkton, MD, on May 20, 1962 to Mathilde Schuler Seaman and the late John Seaman. Born and raised in the Elkton area, she was a 1980 graduate of Elkton High School. She attended Salisbury State College where she was on the Women's Swim...
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Joan W. Simpson

July 28, 1932 - December 1, 2016

Joan W. Simpson, age 84, formerly of Newark, DE, passed away on Thursday, December 1, 2016, at her home in Castle Rock, CO. She was born July 28, 1932 in New York City, NY, to the late John and Victoria Thorne Demus. Joan was a secretary at the University of Delaware Honors Program for over 20 years. Strong in her faith, she attended several area churches over the years, the last being Bible...
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Harry Lee Davis

January 12, 1951 - November 11, 2016

Harry Lee Davis fell asleep in death at his home in Oxford, Pennsylvania on November 11, 2016. Born on January 12, 1951 in Pamplico, South Carolina, Harry was the first born child to the late Sarah Lee and Cleveland Davis. He was raised in Brooklyn, NY where he met his first wife Janet and had two children Lakala and Emiko. Harry and his second wife Marcia Bliey had two additional children...
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Albert Louis Luff

June 27, 1927 - October 8, 2016

Albert Louis Luff, of Chesapeake City, MD, passed away on October 8, 2016. He was born, one of eleven children, on June 27, 1927 in Lincoln University, PA to the late Arley and Elsie Walls Luff. He worked as a young man in a grocery store in the Oxford area and graduated from Oxford High school in 1945. He then joined the Army Air Corps and served in Japan during the Japanese Occupation. ...
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Richard K. Wilson, Jr.

October 23, 1942 - September 15, 2016

Richard K. Wilson Jr., 73, of Elkton, MD passed away Thursday, September 15, 2016. Born October 23, 1942 in Wilmington, DE, he was the son of the late Richard K. Wilson Sr. and Virginia (Harris) Wilson. Richard served his country in the United States Army. He worked in glass sales on the road for over twenty years with Hires Turner Glass of Wilmington, DE and Hawkins Glass Co. of Waldorf, MD....
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Maria Meadows

March 13, 1957 - September 11, 2016

Maria Louise Meadows, age 59, of Ocala, FL died Sunday, September 11, 2016. She was born on March 13, 1957 in Wilmington, DE to the late Lonnie Ray Meadows and Nellie Lee (Moye) Meadows. Maria retired from General Motors of Wilmington, DE in 2007 from her career as an assembly line worker. She was a proud member of the First Baptist Church of Elkton, MD and attended First Baptist Church of...
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Charles "Brooke" Watson

September 19, 1921 - September 8, 2016

Charles "Brooke" Watson, 94, of North East, MD, passed away peacefully on September 8, 2016. Born on September 19, 1921 in Chesapeake City, MD, he was the son of the late Ralph G., Sr. and Onett (Blount) Watson. Brooke worked most of his life as an HVAC installer. He was a member of the Chesapeake City VFW and loved music, especially big band, country, and listening to his girls sing. Brooke...
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