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Obituaries

Stephen D. Erickson

March 9, 1959 — August 21, 2012
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Stephen Dale Erickson, age 53, of Elkton, MD, passed away on Tuesday, August 21, 2012 at Laurelwood Care Center. He was born March 9, 1959 in Glendora, CA to the late Andrew and Katherine (Smith) Erickson. A true Baltimore Orioles fan, he supported his team through the good years and the bad. He also enjoyed collecting baseball cards, coins and records. Stephen is survived by his brother Andrew C. "Chris" Erickson and his wife Dawn, and...

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William H. Mrozowski

William H. Mrozowski

October 21, 1942 — August 21, 2012
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William Henry Mrozowski ( Coach Mrozowski ), 69, of Elkton, MD, passed away August 21, 2012 at Union Hospital after a long battle. Born in Beaver Falls, PA on October 21, 1942, Bill was the son of Clara Rose Phillips and the late Henry Mrozowski. He was pursing his degree in Health Care Administration. A veteran of the U.S. Air Force, Bill served in the early 1960s and was stationed in Minot ND. He was a member of the American...

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Norman F. Gordner, Sr.

Norman F. Gordner, Sr.

January 3, 1925 — August 20, 2012
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Norman Frederick Gordner, Sr., of Rising Sun, MD, died 20 August 2012. Born in Narbeth, PA on January 3, 1925, he was the son of the late Henry Clay and Kathryn Futty Gordner. He graduated from North East High School and earned an Associates degree in Zoology from the University of Maryland. Norman proudly served in the US Marine Corps from 1943-1946 and served in Korea. He was a lifetime member of the American Legion Post 194, Rising Sun, MD....

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Louis Kaminski

Louis Kaminski

August 14, 1931 — August 19, 2012
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Dr. Louis A. Kaminski, 81, of Newark, DE, passed away on Sunday, August 19, 2012. He is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Kathleen Sullivan Kaminski; his 5 children and their spouses: Sue (Jim Murdock) of Vermont, Bob (Bambi) of Texas, Lisa (Juan Pablo Rios) of Georgia, MaryLou (Charlie McNamara) of Maryland, and John of Delaware; his 9 grandchildren: Cate, Betsy, John, Andrew, Hayli, Bill, Maggie, Kathleen, and Brigit. The oldest of 5...

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Marjorie W. Brakeall

Marjorie W. Brakeall

November 9, 1917 — August 15, 2012
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Marjorie W. Brakeall, 94, a resident of Rising Sun MD since 1952, passed away Wednesday August 15, 2012 at Union Hospital. Born in Cumberland, MD on November 9, 1917, Marjorie was the daughter of the late John H and Mary Ann Knouse Wolfe. She was a homemaker and also co-owner of Brakeall's Sunoco Gas Station. Marjorie was an active member of St. Agnes Catholic Church. She enjoyed feeding and watching birds and had a remarkable talent of...

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Romayne McCormick

July 4, 1931 — August 15, 2012
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Romayne Hobson McCormick, age 81 passed away peacefully Wednesday, August 15, 2012. She was born on July 4, 1931 to the late Pusey and Mary McCormick. A lifelong resident of Hockessin, DE, Romayne graduated from Conrad High School in 1949. Following her graduation from Beacom College she began a 31 year career at Hercules Incorporated until retirement in 1981. She was the organist at White Clay Creek Presbyterian Church in Newark for many...

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Lawrence Luther Abbott

Lawrence Luther Abbott

October 5, 1945 — August 10, 2012
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On August 10, 2012, Lawrence Abbott, age 67, passed away peacefully at his home in Newark, Delaware. Born in Salem, Indiana, he was the son of the late Luther and Helen Abbott. He was preceded in death by his brother, Wayne Abbott. He is survived by his brothers, Philip and Edward Abbott; his cousins, Bill and Don Abbott; his aunt, Betty Manley; his nephews, Wayne and Brian Abbott; and his nieces, Lisa Abbott, Brook Jones-Abbott and Summer...

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Loraine Theresa Cole

June 11, 1930 — August 8, 2012
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Loraine Theresa Cole, age 82, of Elkton, MD, passed away on Wednesday, August 8, 2012 at Union Hospital. She was born on June 11, 1930 in Hamtramck, MI to the late Joseph and Mariam (Zydleski) Zaborski. Loraine worked for Chrysler where she retired after 32 years. She loved playing bingo and going to Delaware Park to play the slot machines. She enjoyed travelling through Australia, South America and Mexico and taking cruises to the...

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Richard Thomas Hutton

April 16, 1962 — August 7, 2012
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Richard Thomas Hutton, 50, a lifelong resident of Elkton, passed away suddenly at his home on August 7, 2012. Born in Elkton on April 16, 1962, Richard was the son of the late Frank V.G. and Deloise Broyles Hutton. His entire career was with the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene where he worked at Upper Shore Mental Health Center and most recently as a nurse manager at Eastern Shore Hospital Center in Cambridge. He was a fan of...

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Elma Ann Brooks

Elma Ann Brooks

July 16, 1924 — August 6, 2012
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Elma Ann Sheppard Brooks, age 88, of Elkton, MD, passed away on Monday, August 6, 2012 at her home. She was born on July 16, 1924 in Philadelphia, PA to the late Ludwig Sheppard and Edna D. (Flanegan) Plank. Elma had an ardent love for all animals and her beautiful home. She is survived by her sisters, Joan P. McKeown of Elkton, MD and Eugenia P. Emerson of Turlock, CA; companion and friend, John Henderson of Elkton, MD; nephews, Robert...

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