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Eleanor B. Osborne

Eleanor B. Osborne

April 12, 1925 — January 23, 2018
Service: January 29, 2018

Eleanor B. Osborne, age 92 of Bel Air, MD passed away on January 23, 2018. She was born on April 12, 1925 in Port Deposit, MD to the late John H. Buck and Clara (Brown) Buck. Eleanor was a graduate of Bel Air High School and later attended Hood College. On February 16, 1944, she married the love of her life, Joseph Bryan Osborne and they became a family of five. Eleanor and J.B owned and operated Zion Meadows Farm in Cecil County and were...

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Linda Diane Shank

Linda Diane Shank

November 17, 1946 — January 21, 2018
Service: February 10, 2018

Linda Diane Shank, age 71, of Rising Sun, MD, passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 21, 2018. Born in Wilmington, DE on November 17, 1946, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Corneila Kennedy. Linda worked for over 30 years at DuPont, now called Siemens. She was an avid scrap booker and greeting card maker. Linda loved traveling, specifically taking road trips, to Disney World, Las Vegas, Cape May, and many other beaches; taking...

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Mary  Lee Younce

Mary Lee Younce

March 24, 1935 — January 20, 2018
Service: March 4, 2018

Mary Lee Younce, age 82, of Rising Sun, MD, passed away on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at Union Hospital in Elkton, MD. She was born on March 24, 1935 in Grassy Creek, NC to the late Gaither and Maggie Johnson Powers. A talented seamstress, Mary worked for several local clothing manufacturers over years. She also worked at the Rising Sun Cleaners for many years as well. She is survived by her son, Rick Younce, of Abingdon, MD; sister,...

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James "Pecker" Davis

James "Pecker" Davis

August 7, 1948 — January 18, 2018
Service: January 24, 2018

James "Pecker" W. Davis, age 69, passed away peacefully on January 18, 2018. Born in Elkton, MD on August 7, 1948, he was the son of the late William and Ruth (Simmons) Davis. Pecker was a graduate of Elkton High School and served his country proudly in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. After his service, Pecker was a cook at the Howard House for many years. He was an avid fan of the Philadelphia Eagles and the Baltimore Orioles, and he...

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John "Doug" Ewing

John "Doug" Ewing

January 25, 1959 — January 16, 2018
Service: No Services

John Douglas Ewing, age 58 of Newark, DE, passed away January 16, 2018 peacefully at home surrounded by his Wife, his son, and close friends. He was born in Wilmington, DE to the late John and Lorene Ewing. Doug was the original founder of Ewing Towing of Newark in 1980. A service advisor at Del Trans, both he and his wife of 37 years were avid campers, and had been weekend warriors at Pequea Creek Campground for the better part of the last...

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Mark Anthony Reed

Mark Anthony Reed

February 14, 1993 — January 16, 2018
Service: January 27, 2018

Mark Anthony Reed, age 24, of Newark, DE, passed away on January 16, 2018. He was born on February 14, 1993 in Newark, DE, the son of James Robert Reed and Trudy Winnona (Hanna) Reed of Newark. Mark was employed as a cook at the Stone Balloon Wine House in Newark, DE. Among his favorite past times were fishing, spending time outdoors, and hanging out with his friends. Mark especially enjoyed bonfires and movie Westerns. He was a graduate of...

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Ethel R. Zabenko

Ethel R. Zabenko

June 3, 1929 — January 16, 2018
Service: January 22, 2018

Ethel R. Zabenko, age 88 of Newark, DE passed away on January 16, 2018 after her brave battle with Dementia/Alzheimer's. She was born on June 3, 1929 in Wilmington, DE to the late Melvin Weaver and Evelyn (Shew) Weaver. Ethel was a lifelong member of Newark United Methodist Church where she was an active member of numerous women's organizations. Ethel was a proud graduate of the University of Delaware where she received her Bachelor's Degree....

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Esther "Patty" Carrico

Esther "Patty" Carrico

August 15, 1931 — January 15, 2018
Service: January 31, 2018

Esther "Patty" Almeda Carrico, age 86 of Newark DE, passed away on January 15, 2018 surrounded by her loving family. She was born on August 15, 1931 in New Castle, DE to the late Clarence B. Dean and Anna McCully Alker. Patty served in the U.S. Army before beginning her journey into motherhood. She then became employed by the United States Postal Office for more than 20 years. During her retirement years, she was an avid reader and enjoyed...

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Margaret Rose Daly

Margaret Rose Daly

July 21, 1926 — January 12, 2018
Service: January 17, 2018

Margaret Daly, age 91, of North Wildwood, NJ, and formerly of Newark, DE, passed peacefully on Friday, January 12, 2018 at Cape Regional Medical Center. She was born on July 21, 1926 to the late Frances and Vinico Primavera. She was raised in Penns Grove, NJ with her brothers Floyd and Louis, and her sister June. Margaret lived and worked for 30 years in her longtime home of Newark, Delaware where she was amongst the first few females to...

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Michael Edward Finn

Michael Edward Finn

July 14, 1948 — January 11, 2018
Service: January 20, 2018

Michael Edward Finn, age 69 of Rising Sun, MD passed away on January 11, 2018. He was born on July 14, 1948 in Baltimore, MD to the late James Edward Finn and Emma M. (Lovell) Finn. Michael was a proud graduate of University of Maryland where he received his Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice in 1974. Michael served his country as a proud United States Marine for four years and served in two tours in Vietnam. Many will remember him for...

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