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Aubrey Preston Ward, Jr.

Aubrey Preston Ward, Jr.

September 25, 1942 — July 15, 2017
Service: No Services

Aubrey Preston Ward, Jr., the beloved of Patricia Crowe Ward, died at home as they had wished July 15, 2017 Columbia, Maryland. Born in Richmond, Virginia, September 25, 1942, the elder son of Aubrey Preston Ward and Vernelle Minson Ward, he is also survived by his younger brother, James Edward Ward, and his wife, Karen; a niece, two nephews, two grand nieces, and three grandnephews. Aubrey graduated from John Marshall High School (1960)...

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Robert F Newton

Robert F Newton

July 4, 1936 — July 14, 2017
Service: July 20, 2017

Robert F. Newton of Elkton, MD, age 81, went to his eternal home Friday, July 14, 2017. He was born in Elba, AL on July 4, 1936 to the late William F. Newton and Mary June (McDowell) Newton. Robert is survived by his wife of 39 years, Rebecca "Sherlene" Newton; two sons: Robert F. Newton, Jr. and his wife, Christy of Prattville, AL and Len Gregory Newton and his wife, Holly of Elba, AL; daughter, Sara Felicia Best and her husband, Robert of...

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Susan E Garrett

Susan E Garrett

August 29, 1927 — July 13, 2017
Service: July 19, 2017

Susan E. Garrett, age 89, of Newark, DE went to be with the Lord on Thursday, July 13, 2017. She was born on August 29, 1927 in Cornelia, GA to the late William Jasper Hunter and Nora Susan (Burrell) Hunter. Susan worked for the DuPont Company of Wilmington, DE. She was a good Christian and was passionate about her relationship with the Lord. In addition to her parents, Susan was preceded in death by her husband, Herbert W. Garrett and son...

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Timothy "Timmy" Brooks

Timothy "Timmy" Brooks

February 21, 1959 — July 10, 2017
Service: July 20, 2017

Timothy N. "Timmy" Brooks, age 58, of Colora, MD, passed away on Monday, July 10, 2017. He was born on February 21, 1959 in Havre de Grace, MD to the late William Harley and Jewel Keys Brooks. Timmy was a commercial truck driver, working for several companies including Ryder, and delivering materials for Quikrete. Always willing to lend a hand, he was an active volunteer, serving with the VFW #8175 in Elkton, MD, the American Legion #194 in...

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Edward C. Collins

Edward C. Collins

January 16, 1940 — July 9, 2017
Service: July 15, 2017

Edward C. Collins, age 77, of Bear, DE died July 9, 2017. He was born January 16, 1940 in Surry County, North Carolina to the late Victor Arnold Collins and Alpha Mae Collins. Edward was an owner and operator of several restaurants throughout his career. His most recent was the Post House, located in Nottingham, PA. Edward was also a member of the Lions Club in Rising Sun. Edward is survived by his wife, of 57 years, Eileen L. Collins;...

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Barbara Fooks Redden

Barbara Fooks Redden

October 22, 1930 — July 9, 2017
Service: July 13, 2017

Barbara Fooks Redden, 86, of Newark, DE passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 9, 2017. Born on October 22, 1930 in Lewes, DE, she was the daughter of the late Dr. Carleton and Corinne (Goodwin) Fooks. Barbara was an active member of St. Nicholas Episcopal Church as well as the DAR. She volunteered for several organizations that helped those in need, including as a literacy advocate, teachers aide, and Meals on Wheels where she delivered...

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Joseph Edward Johnson

Joseph Edward Johnson

September 8, 1935 — July 5, 2017
Service: July 12, 2017

Joseph Edward Johnson, age 81, of Rising Sun, MD passed away Wednesday, July 5, 2017. He was born in Rising Sun, MD on September 8, 1935 to the late Joseph and Ruth Johnson. Being a lifetime member of the Community Fire Company of Rising Sun, MD, Edward lived and breathed for the fire company and could often be found driving both ambulances and fire trucks. He played softball for many years with multiple Fire Company and Church Leagues....

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Charles P. Frantz

Charles P. Frantz

June 23, 1922 — June 30, 2017
Service: September 22, 2017

Charles Paul (Chuck) Frantz, born 6/23/22 in Norristown, PA, son of Horace H. Frantz and Marian Smith Frantz. Graduate of Norristown High School, PA; attended two years at the Conservatory of Music, Lebanon Valley College, Annville, PA; graduate of US Navy School of Music, Washington, DC; A.A. in Music, San Diego Junior College, CA; and a B.S. in Elementary Education from Kutztown State Teachers College, PA. He completed Basic, Intermediate...

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Samantha S Marziano

Samantha S Marziano

September 3, 1996 — June 30, 2017
Service: Services Pending

Samantha S. Marziano, age 20, passed away Friday, June 30, 2017. She was born in Elkton, MD on September 3, 1996 to Michael Szilagyi and Emily Marziano. Samantha graduated from Elkton High School in 2014 and went on to attend Cecil College. She worked at the North Bay Adventure Camp and most recently worked at WaWa in Elkton, at Route 40 and Landing Lane. Samantha was a huge fan of Harry Potter, and enjoyed True Crime Podcasts, Star Wars and...

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Robert B. Banks, Jr.

Robert B. Banks, Jr.

April 25, 1951 — June 27, 2017
Service: July 1, 2017

Robert B. Banks, Jr., age 66 of Middletown, DE passed away on June 27, 2017. He was born on April 25, 1951 in Elkton, MD to Mary A. Banks and the late Robert B. Banks, Sr. Robert graduated from Bohemia Manor High School in 1969. In his early years, he worked at Shaffer's in Chesapeake City, MD from 1965-1969. He was later employed by Eastern Shore Concrete Pipe Company as a welder and foreman in Bear, DE from 1970-1989. Robert owned Earlville...

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