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Adela Nowak

Adela Nowak

July 7, 1933 — February 22, 2018
Service: March 2, 2018

Adela Nowak age, 84 of Newark, DE formerly of Cicero, IL passed away on February 22, 2018. She was born on July 7, 1933 in Glinowody, Poland to the late Piotr Bokla and Antonia (Komorowska) Bokla. After WWII, Adela, her mother, and younger brother, Ludwik, moved west and relocated to Wegorzyno, Poland on May 1, 1946. Later in 1961, Adela moved to the United States to begin her new life. In Adela's younger years, she had minimal schooling,...

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Marjorie  Brown Truitt

Marjorie Brown Truitt

October 19, 1933 — February 22, 2018
Service: March 10, 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 Christiana High School for over 30 years. While...

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Harold William Graybill, Jr.

Harold William Graybill, Jr.

August 27, 1956 — February 21, 2018
Service: February 28, 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 history. Harold was brilliant and had a photographic...

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William Randolph Biggs  "Randy"

William Randolph Biggs "Randy"

July 27, 1959 — February 20, 2018
Service: February 24, 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 Science, he worked as a medical lab technician,...

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John C. Rierson

John C. Rierson

May 20, 1940 — February 20, 2018
Service: February 28, 2018

John C. Rierson, 77, of Rising Sun, MD passed away Monday, February 20, 2018. He was born on May 20, 1940 in Harrisville, MD to the late James Elzey Rierson and Myrtle (Wilson) Rierson. John retired from Henkel & McCoy in 2000. He loved farming and owned his own crop farm in Greenville, TN. John sold the vegetables that he grew in his garden at the Famer's Market. He enjoyed collecting antiques and working with tractors, often fixing up used,...

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James Andrew  Jordan, Sr.

James Andrew Jordan, Sr.

March 15, 1941 — February 19, 2018
Service: March 3, 2018

James Andrew Jordan, Sr. age 76 of Port Deposit, MD passed away on February 19, 2018. He was born on March 15, 1941 in Ripley, TN to the late William Andrew Jordan and Exie (Wright) Marrow. James served his country for four years in the Air Force. Once he was honorably discharged, he worked as a painter at Chrysler in Newark, DE. James umpired softball for 20 years and was an avid player making it all the way through to the Senior Olympics....

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Charles R. Price, Sr.  "Ray"

Charles R. Price, Sr. "Ray"

December 3, 1930 — February 19, 2018
Service: Private Service

Charles "Ray" Price, Sr., 87, of Rising Sun, MD passed away after a short illness Monday, February 19, 2018. Born in Roanoke, VA on December 3, 1930, Ray was the son of the late Ernest Heath Price and the late Nannie "Pauline" (Snyder) Price. He loved traveling with his wife, Mildred in their motorhome, visiting Canada and Nashville to name a few destination. However, just being on the open road with his wife is what brought him great joy....

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Wesley John Maahs

Wesley John Maahs

November 28, 1950 — February 16, 2018
Service: March 10, 2018

Wesley John Maahs, age 67, of Wilmington, DE, passed away peacefully on February 16, 2018. Born November 28, 1950 in Chester, PA, he was the son of the late Irvin, Sr. and Arletta (Schaffer) Maahs. Wesley was a talented finish carpenter with an eye for design. He was known to be an incorrigible flirt with every woman he met, a NASCAR super-fan, and a TV addict. He also enjoyed boating and gardening. He never turned down a meal and wings,...

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Sharon  "Maria"  Moore

Sharon "Maria" Moore

October 19, 1968 — February 16, 2018
Service: Private Service

Sharon Maria Moore, age 49, of Baltimore, MD passed away on February 16, 2018 at her home. Born on October 19, 1968 in Wilmington, DE, she was the daughter of Sharon Reynolds-Macauley and the late Anthony Salemi. Maria was a graduate of Rising Sun High School. She was a tattoo artist by trade and would often use her artistic abilities to decorate cakes. Maria loved living in the city of Baltimore, but was a huge Philadelphia Eagles fan. Her...

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James Edward Niland

James Edward Niland

December 4, 1965 — February 16, 2018
Service: No Services

James "Jamie" Edward Niland, 52, of Newport, DE passed away Friday, February 16, 2018. He was born on December 4, 1965 in Arlington, VA to Barbara (Wetherill) Niland and the late Joseph F. Niland II. As a child Jamie hiked the C&O Canal and was a boy scout. He was a member of the graduating class of 1983 of Centennial High School in Howard County, MD where he was voted most likely to hike the Appalachian Trail. As a young man Jamie liked to...

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