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Obituaries

Betty  Lou Beeler

Betty Lou Beeler

May 9, 1928 — June 4, 2013
Service: June 10, 2013

Betty Lou Beeler, age 85 of Elkton, MD, formerly of Johnson City, TN, died June 4, 2013 at Union Hospital. Miss Beeler was born in Bristol, TN in 1928 to the late Guy and Mary Beeler. She spent her early childhood in Knoxville and Morristown, TN. The family moved to Johnson City in 1938. She lived there until 1956. Betty was a graduate of Science Hill High School. After graduation she attended Milligan College in 1946-47. She worked for her...

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Cecilia Ann Hackney Colalillo

Cecilia Ann Hackney Colalillo

January 17, 1942 — June 4, 2013
Service: June 10, 2013

Cecilia Ann Hackney Colalillo, AKA Mommy Dearest and Mrs. C., 71, a resident at Emily Bissell, passed away at Christiana Hospital June 4, 2013. A graduate of Caesar Rodney High School, she worked in sales at Avon and was a top seller in the '80s. She was a member of the Christiana High School Band Front and a Band Boosters Chaperone and a women's rec softball cheerleader. Cecilia was a member of Holy Family Church and the Holy Angels Rosary...

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Jack  Evans

Jack Evans

November 7, 1938 — June 1, 2013
Service: June 5, 2013

John "Jack" Evans, age 74, of Chesapeake City, MD, passed away Saturday, June 1, 2013 while surrounded by his loving family. Jack was born November 7, 1938 to the late John and Marion (Bakeoven) Evans. He was a member of St. Rose of Lima Roman Catholic Church of Chesapeake City, MD, the Chesapeake City Lions Club, and the Upper Eastern Shore Anglers. He was also a volunteer in helping take care of the cemetery at St. Rose of Lima. Jack...

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Julia Prokopik

Julia Prokopik

October 20, 1932 — June 1, 2013
Service: June 8, 2013

Julia Prokopik (nee Hajdukewycz) was born on October 20, 1932 in the village of Siltse, Pidhaitsi township, Ternopil region, to Luka and Maria Hajdukewycz (nee Pekarksa). She had an older brother, Volodymyr Furda, who died fighting as a partisan in the Ukrainian Insurgent Army (UPA) in Berezhany in 1947. She is survived by her younger sister, Ivanna Fedyk (nee Hajdukewycz). Though she had no children of her own, she was never without the love...

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Alice  J. Tarr

Alice J. Tarr

April 6, 1946 — May 31, 2013
Service: June 5, 2013

Alice J. Tarr, age 67, of Elkton, MD, passed away Friday, May 31, 2013. Alice was born April 6, 1946 in Ithaca, NY to Howard and Mary (Schoolfield) Jennings. Alice was a substitute teacher for Cecil County Public Schools, she counseled head injury patients at the Hartfeld House in PA, and she was the director of the Settlement House for approximately ten years in Elkton, MD. Recently, Alice was employed at the Cecil County Health Department...

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Dale O. Daubert

Dale O. Daubert

July 6, 1934 — May 30, 2013
Service: June 14, 2013

Dale O. Daubert, of Chesapeake City, MD and formerly of Palmyra, PA, died Wednesday, May 30, 2013, after an eight-year battle with leukemia. He was born in Palmyra on July 6, 1934 to Joseph and Hazel Hartz Daubert. He was a military policeman in Korea from 1955 until 1957. He was the president of Bowman's Insurance Agency until his retirement in 1991. He was a past president of Palmyra Rotary and Kiwannis Clubs and was a Paul Harris Fellow. ...

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Debra A.  Lane

Debra A. Lane

June 26, 1957 — May 30, 2013
Service: June 3, 2013

Debra A. Lane, 55, of Rising Sun, MD, passed away at her home May 30, 2013 surrounded by her loving family, after a courageous battle with breast cancer. Born in Sewickley, PA on June 26, 1957, Debbie was the daughter of the late Paul and Anna Mary Anderson Gardner and preceded in death by father Detmar McCullough. She was a graduate of Ambridge High School and worked at Benjamin's store for many years. She loved the beach, was...

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Clayburn F. Wyatt

Clayburn F. Wyatt

February 23, 1936 — May 28, 2013
Service: May 30, 2013

Clayburn F. Wyatt, 77 of Peach Bottom, passed away on Tuesday, May 28th 2013. Born in West Jefferson NC, he was the son of the late Edward and Alpha (Roten) Wyatt. Clayburn was a tree surgeon for Hinkles and McCoy for 29 years. Later he was employed for 20 years by Asplundh as a foreman. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and working in his garden. In addition to his wife Agnes (Himelright) Wyatt, he is survived by siblings Maggie Shatley,...

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Sandra Kay Shirey

Sandra Kay Shirey

April 26, 1946 — May 26, 2013
Service: May 31, 2013

Sandra Kay Shirey, 67, of Colora, MD, passed away at her home May 26, 2013 after a long illness with her husband by her side. Born in Beckley, WV on April 26, 1946, Sandy was the daughter of Irene D. Renault of Vero Beach, FL and the late Joseph D. Kulcsar. She was a licensed cosmetologist and a devoted wife and mother. She served for several years as a volunteer working with her husband in the Baltimore Police Department and as the...

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Joshua Phillip Luff

Joshua Phillip Luff

April 13, 1993 — May 24, 2013
Service: May 31, 2013

Joshua Phillip Luff, age 20, of Newark, DE passed away on May 24, 2013. He was born on April 13, 1993 in Newark, DE. Joshua attended the Sanford School in Hockessin, DE where he played soccer and baseball. He was a graduate of A.I. DuPont class of 2011 and member of their swim team. He attended the University of Delaware studying Wildlife Conservation, finishing his sophomore year in 2013, where he was a member of their swim club. He also...

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