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Donald A. Hervig

Donald A. Hervig

August 1, 1965 — May 8, 2013
Service: May 16, 2013

Donald A. Hervig, 47, of Newark, DE, passed away May 8, 2013. Born in Chicago, IL on August 1, 1965, Don was the son of William Carl Hervig and the late Nancy Hervig. In addition to his father, he is survived by his wife Annette; a daughter Bailey; a son William; a grandson, Warren Lindell; and three sisters, Linda, Laura and Lisa. Services will be held at R.T. Foard & Jones Funeral Home, 122 West Main St., Newark, DE 19711 Thursday May 16,...

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Madolyn Mae Leatherwood

Madolyn Mae Leatherwood

April 23, 1926 — May 6, 2013
Service: May 15, 2013

Madolyn Mae "Lynn" Leatherwood, 87, of Childs, MD, formerly of Mount Airy and Frederick, went home to be with the Lord May 6, 2013 at her home, surrounded by her family. Born in Washington, D.C. on April 23, 1926, Lynn was the daughter of the late Robert and Edna Altman. She attended Nashville General Hospital Nursing School until she left for health reasons. Following that, she worked at Grove Lime Co. in Frederick. She married Calvin Russell...

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Richard M. "Dick" Bauer

Richard M. "Dick" Bauer

September 18, 1930 — May 5, 2013
Service: May 9, 2013

Richard Milton Bauer of Newark, Delaware and Town Point, Maryland, died in his sleep on May 5, 2013. "Dick" was born on September 18, 1930 in Philadelphia and was raised in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. Dick was the youngest of the four children of Edwin Frank Bauer and Helene Stoerrle Bauer. He graduated from Upper Southampton-Warminster High School in 1948 and received his Bachelor's degree in Landscape Architecture from Penn State...

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Florence Catherine Crawson

Florence Catherine Crawson

November 30, 1963 — May 3, 2013
Service: May 8, 2013

Florence Catherine Crawson, 49, of Newark, DE went home to be with her Savior on Friday, May 3, 2013 after a courageous fight with cancer. She was home, surrounded by family and friends. She was born November 30, 1963 in Oceanside, NY and graduated from Lynbrook High School in 1981. Florence loved her family and was a selfless, compassionate woman. She gave freely to anyone in need and always went above and beyond. Her grandchildren brought...

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Philip  C. Dube

Philip C. Dube

May 29, 1927 — May 3, 2013
Service: May 16, 2013

Philip Dube, of Brunswick ME, passed away Friday, May 3, 2103. He was the son of Philip and Alice (Laviguer) Dube. In Philip's younger years he was an Eagle Scout and worked in his father's store. He was a star football player on the Brunswick High Football team until he enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1944. Philip served on a destroyer in the Pacific. Upon returning home he attended the University of Maine on a football scholarship. In 1948,...

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Joyce Fulthorpe Falcon

July 20, 1926 — May 3, 2013
Service: No Services

Joyce (Fulthorpe) Falcon of Elkton, MD., peacefully passed away with her family by her side on May 3, 2013. She was born in New Castle, England on July 20, 1926 to Arthur and Lillian Fulthorpe. She came to this country aboard the Queen Mary in November of 1945 and became a naturalized U.S. citizen in 1956. Joyce was always a hard worker. She worked the farms, packed fruit, and was a member of the Woman's Land Army in England. When she first...

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JEAN L. "GIGI" RITTER

JEAN L. "GIGI" RITTER

November 12, 1937 — May 3, 2013
Service: May 8, 2013

Jean "Gigi" Ritter, age 75, of Chesapeake City, MD passed away Friday, May 3, 2013. Born in Earleville, MD on November 12, 1937, Jean was the daughter of the late Earl and Hilda (King) Lockwood. Jean graduated from Cecilton High School in 1955 then went on to work for the DuPont Company. When Jean and her loving husband, Jack started a family, Jean took great pride in raising her family at home. She began working as a secretary for Bohemia...

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Jeannette Nesbitt Hillyer

Jeannette Nesbitt Hillyer

July 25, 1922 — May 1, 2013
Service: May 7, 2013

Jeannette Nesbitt Hillyer, age 90, passed away on May 1, 2013 in Port Deposit, MD. Jeannette was born in Port Deposit, MD on July 25, 1922 to the late Harry Nesbitt and Ethel (Jones) Nesbitt. A supporter and member of the Democratic Party, Jeannette was very active in community affairs. She was a big part of the Bainbridge Development Corporation, where she championed causes like a Naval History museum and a Veteran's Cemetery for this...

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Paul L. Schlosser, Jr.

Paul L. Schlosser, Jr.

October 7, 1954 — May 1, 2013
Service: May 15, 2013

Paul L. Schlosser Jr., age 58, of Newark, DE passed away on Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at Wilmington Hospital. Paul was born on October 7, 1954 in Wilmington, DE. After graduating from Newark High School in 1972 he attended the University of Delaware. Paul was owner & operator of Schlosser & Assoc. Mechanical Contracting Inc. An avid Triathlete, he was a USA Triathlon Association All American. Paul competed worldwide earning several awards. He...

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Patricia Ann French

March 17, 1957 — April 27, 2013
Service: May 3, 2013

Patricia Ann French, 56, of Newark, DE, passed away at her home Saturday April 27, 2013 after a lengthy illness. Born in Huntington, WV on March 17, 1957, Patty was the daughter of Floyd and Betty Carrigan of Port St. Lucie, FL. She was a 1975 graduate of Christiana High School. She was a member of the Monday night Ladies League at Blue Hen Lanes, was a member of a Trivial Pursuit group and also enjoyed playing Bunko with her...

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