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Obituaries

Jane Diem Pearl

Jane Diem Pearl

July 3, 1924 — February 23, 2013
Service: February 27, 2013

Jane D. Pearl, age 88 of Newark, DE and formerly of Coatesville, PA, passed away peacefully on Saturday, February 23, 2013, at Season's Hospice at Christiana Care in Newark, DE. She was born on July 3, 1924 in West Chester, PA to the late Clarence and Ella Mae (Sharp) Diem. She graduated from Oxford H.S. and worked as a secretary for Lukens Steel, from which she retired after almost 40 years of service. She loved gardening and music and was...

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Sam J. Abbey

Sam J. Abbey

August 14, 1947 — February 19, 2013
Service: March 4, 2013

Sam Abbey, aged 65, of North East, MD, and Hialeah, FL, passed away suddenly on Tuesday, February 19, 2013 in Hialeah, FL. He was born on August 14, 1947 in Denton, TX to Hazel Belcher Abbey and the late Donald Sam Abbey. Sam was devoted to the horse racing industry and had a career that spanned over 43 years. Over his career he was the Director of Racing at Delaware Park, Atlantic City Race Track, and the Fair Grounds in New Orleans and spent...

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Margaret W. Smith

Margaret W. Smith

July 17, 1929 — February 19, 2013
Service: March 1, 2013

Margaret Werner Smith, 83, of Elkton, MD, formerly of Wilmington, DE, passed away Tuesday February 19, 2013 at home with her family. Born on July 17, 1929 in Nassawadox, VA, Margaret was the daughter of the late Harry and Margaret Melson Werner of Greenbush, VA. Margaret's mother died when Margaret was three weeks old. Her father eventually remarried, and Leanora Barnes Werner became the mother Margaret did not have. Margaret enjoyed...

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George  R. "Lovie" WIlliams

George R. "Lovie" WIlliams

January 12, 1924 — February 18, 2013
Service: February 21, 2013

Mr. George R. (Lovie) Williams, 89, of Chesapeake City, MD, died February 18, 2013 at Laurelwood Care Center. Mr. Williams lived his life in Delaware and Chesapeake City, MD. He worked on the roads for the State of Maryland and also was a farmer. He loved hunting, fishing, his animals and being ornery, therefore the name Lovie. He was very loving and caring and will be deeply missed. He was preceded in death by his wife Helen J. Williams and...

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Kathleen M. (Gregg) Pugh

Kathleen M. (Gregg) Pugh

January 21, 1954 — February 15, 2013
Service: March 7, 2013

Kathleen M. Pugh, age 59, of Elkton, MD died suddenly Friday, February 15, 2013. Kathleen was born on January 21, 1954 in Elkton, MD. She enjoyed spending time with her family especially on the holidays and family outings. Kathleen attended Marantha Baptist Church of Elkton and she loved the Lord and reading the Bible. Kathleen was an outgoing person; she always worked where she could help people. Everyone that met her or knew her loved her...

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Klaus H. Huebner, M.D.

Klaus H. Huebner, M.D.

April 28, 1916 — February 15, 2013
Service: Private Service

Dr. Klaus H. Huebner, M.D., passed away quietly at his home in North East Heights, Maryland, on Friday evening, February 15, 2013 at age 96. Dr. Huebner graduated from the University of Pennsylvania Medical School in 1942. After serving with distinction with the U.S. Army in Italy in WWII, Dr. Huebner was a long time family physician first in North East, Maryland, and then at the Perry Point Veterans Hospital in Perryville, Maryland, from...

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Virginia C. Samuels

Virginia C. Samuels

May 21, 1931 — February 13, 2013
Service: February 20, 2013

Virginia C. Samuels, age 81, of Rising Sun, MD, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, February 13, 2013. Born in Rising Sun on May 21, 1931, she is the daughter of the late Jacob and Violet (Smith) Christie. She served as a homemaker for her family from 1947 to 1957. In 1949, she graduated from George Washington Carver H.S. Virginia began her career at Chester County Hospital where she worked from 1965 to 1973. Due to health issues, she...

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John R. Miller

John R. Miller

July 15, 1946 — February 11, 2013
Service: February 17, 2013

John R. Miller, age 66, of Colora, MD passed away on Monday, February 11, 2013 at his home. John was born on July 15, 1946 in Baltimore, MD. He was a 1964 graduate of Poly Technic Institute and graduate of Cecil Community College as a member of Alfa Alfa Thada National Honor Society. He worked for Bethlehem Steel Shipyard for over 25 years, Newport News Shipyard and was most recently retired from W.L. Gore in 2011 as a Facilities Engineer...

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Ila Doris Frederick

Ila Doris Frederick

April 2, 1939 — February 10, 2013
Service: February 15, 2013

Ila Doris Frederick, age 73, of Port Deposit, MD passed away on February 10, 2013. Ila was born in Bedford, PA on April 2, 1939 to late Leslie A. & Pansy (Glover) Valentine Ila was a school bus driver for Cecil County Public Schools for many years and also a brownie leader with the Girl Scouts of America. Ila loved raising her children and spending time with her family. She enjoyed going back home for the holidays and camping at the ocean...

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Donna Michalski

Donna Michalski

October 7, 1956 — February 9, 2013
Service: February 14, 2013

Donna Sue Michalski, age 56, of North East, MD, passed peacefully into God's hands in her home on Saturday, February 9, 2013 surrounded by her husband and two pet dogs. She was born in Baltimore, MD on October 7, 1956 to Kezia and the late Edith (Forbes) McNeal. Donna worked as a sales rep selling wholesale electronic components to various business accounts in the area. Having an artistic eye and a technical background, she returned to Cecil...

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