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Obituaries

Dorothy  F. Reynolds

Dorothy F. Reynolds

December 5, 1922 — July 11, 2013
Service: July 16, 2013

Dorothy F. Reynolds, age 90, of North East, MD, and formerly of Newark, DE, passed away on Thursday, July 11, 2013 surrounded by her family at Heron's Creek Assisted Living in North East, MD. She was the daughter of the late Harry and Mary (Getty) Zimmer. Dorothy is survived by her daughters, Sherry Reynolds-Macauley and her husband, Tom and Patricia L. Nichols and her husband, Randy; granddaughters, Maria Moore and Jamie Marie Snyder and...

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Elizabeth "Betty" Alderson

Elizabeth "Betty" Alderson

November 23, 1935 — July 8, 2013
Service: July 11, 2013

Elizabeth O. "Betty" Alderson, age 77, of Chesapeake City, MD passed away Monday, July 8, 2013. She was born in Kirkwood, Delaware on November 23, 1935; and was the youngest of nine children born to Harvey and Mabel Ogden. Betty graduated from Middletown High School in 1953. Betty met her wonderful husband Robert L. Alderson at a Valentine's dance and they married on September 8, 1956. She worked for many companies over the years including...

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William Jacob Graham

William Jacob Graham

May 4, 1930 — July 8, 2013
Service: August 29, 2013

Former Rising Sun resident William Jacob Graham (Jake), age 83, died peacefully on July 8, 2013 at Calvert Manor. Born in North East Maryland and son of William C. and Bessie A. Graham, William was a 1947 graduate of Rising Sun High School and 1951 graduate of the University of Maryland where he played varsity baseball and was a member of Kappa Alpha Fraternity. He earned a masters degree in Human Relations from University of Delaware in...

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Paul L. Schlosser, Sr.

Paul L. Schlosser, Sr.

April 28, 1924 — July 7, 2013
Service: July 11, 2013

Paul L. Schlosser, Sr., age 89, of Newark, DE passed away on July 7, 2013. Paul was born in Butler, PA on April 28, 1924 to the late Garfield L. & Lillian Schlosser. Paul graduated high school in Pierpont, Ohio, and then in 1944 he served in the Merchant Marines, serving throughout Europe for two years. In 1954 Paul obtained his plumbing and heating license and founded Schlosser Plumbing and Heating Company in Newark, DE. Paul was a member...

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Josephine "Jo" Hathcock

Josephine "Jo" Hathcock

March 21, 1948 — July 5, 2013
Service: July 11, 2013

Josephine Hathcock, age 65, of Newark, DE passed away on July 5, 2013 at her home surrounded by her loving family. Josephine, more affectionately known to her friends and family as Jo, was born in Wilmington, DE on March 21, 1948 to the late John and Veronica (Quigley) Servino. She spent her career working as a nurse for the State of Delaware Public Health system, where she retired from the Delaware Hospital for the Chronically Ill. Over the...

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Caroline Roberta Hickman

Caroline Roberta Hickman

July 28, 1955 — July 5, 2013
Service: July 12, 2013

Caroline Roberta Hickman was called home on July 5, 2013. She was born on July 28, 1955 in Havre de Grace, MD to the late Donald R. Hickman Sr. and Edna J. Hickman. She was employed at the Maryland House for 17 yrs until they closed. Before that she was well-known for her cooking at the Cloverleaf Diner in Aberdeen for about 20 yrs. Caroline was a very dedicated employee to both. All who knew her knew she had a very warm, kind heart but...

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Aretta F Webb

Aretta F Webb

September 7, 1923 — July 5, 2013
Service: July 13, 2013

Aretta F. Webb, 89, of Rising Sun, MD, passed away peacefully July 5, 2013 at Calvert Manor Healthcare Center. The daughter of the late Dewitt Talmadge and Georgia Bise Waddell, Aretta was born in Marion VA on September 7, 1923. She was a kindergarten aide at Calvert Elementary School for 16 years. She was a member of Moores Chapel United Methodist Church and taught Sunday School there for several years. During World War II she volunteered as...

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Joyce Elaine Gatta

Joyce Elaine Gatta

August 3, 1942 — July 4, 2013
Service: July 9, 2013

Joyce Elaine Gatta, 70, of Rising Sun, MD, went to be with the Lord, peacefully, after a brief illness. Born in Boothwyn, PA on August 3, 1942, Joyce was the daughter of the late Charles and Katherine Lythgoe Phillips. She was a homemaker, devoted to her family. Joyce was an avid reader, enjoyed crocheting and was talented at solving crossword puzzles. The family would like to extend their love and gratitude for the care she received by the...

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Marion Lucille Darr

Marion Lucille Darr

July 27, 1940 — July 3, 2013
Service: Services Pending

Marion Lucille Darr, 72, of Elkton, MD, passed away peacefully July 3, 2013 at Genesis Healthcare Elkton Center. Marion was born in Baltimore, MD on July 27, 1940 and was the daughter of the late Edward and Lillian Smith. Marion was a devoted mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She enjoyed spending time with family, BINGO, listening to music, and loved her animals. Surviving her is her son Donald Darr Sr, two daughters, Brenda...

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Rose  M. Sage

Rose M. Sage

October 8, 1923 — July 2, 2013
Service: July 8, 2013

Rose M. Sage, age 89, of Newark, DE passed away on Tuesday, July 2, 2013 at her home surrounded by her family. Rose was born on October 8, 1923 to the late John and Theresa Martin in Chesapeake City, MD. Known as the "Champion Typist of Cecil County "while attending high school, Rose put those skills to good use and held various secretarial positions at the University of Delaware, including security, plant operations, and student health. She...

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