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Obituaries

Barbara Carson

Barbara Carson

May 10, 1932 — June 10, 2013
Service: June 17, 2013

Barbara Carson, age 81, of Rising Sun, MD passed away at her home on Monday, June 10, 2013 surrounded by her family and friends. Barbara was born in Rising Sun, MD on May 10, 1932 to the late William and Dorothy (Bell) Cox. Barbara was a graduate of Rising Sun High School. In her earlier years, she was a licensed beautician and worked at a beauty shop in Oxford and later out of her home. Barbara was a bookkeeper at Southern States in...

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Helen Fitzgerald Graybeal

Helen Fitzgerald Graybeal

August 24, 1927 — June 9, 2013
Service: June 12, 2013

Helen Elizabeth Fitzgerald Graybeal, 85, of Conowingo, MD, passed away June 9, 2013 at Calvert Manor Healthcare Center. A lifelong resident of Cecil County, Helen was born in Colora on August 24, 1927, the daughter of the late Sam and Mary Fitzgerald. For most of her life, she was a homemaker, raising four children. Later, she and her family established their business, Susquehanna Campgrounds and was active in the business until her retirement...

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Harriette  McGuire Doordan

Harriette McGuire Doordan

March 21, 1930 — June 5, 2013
Service: June 12, 2013

Harriette McGuire Doordan, age 83, of Newark, DE, passed away peacefully, Wednesday, June 5, 2013 surrounded by her loving family. Harriette was born March 21, 1930 in St. Petersburg, FL to the late George and Marjorie (Combs) McGuire. Harriette was a graduate of Grundy High School, Class of 1947, where she was an avid basketball player. She continued on to Randolph Macon Woman's College, graduating as a biology major in 1951. Upon her...

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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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