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Matthew Laird Butensky

Matthew Laird Butensky

September 27, 1978 — April 20, 2013
Service: April 25, 2013

Matthew Laird Butensky Matthew L. Butensky, age 34, of Stewartstown, PA, and formerly of North East, MD, passed away on Saturday, April 20, 2013. He was born on September 27, 1978 in Voorhees, NJ to Walter and Nancy (McLaughlin) Butensky of Clarksville, TN and North East, MD. Matthew was known for his positive personality and sense of humor. His ability to make anyone laugh brought joy to each person he encountered. ...

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Matthew Wilson, Sr.

Matthew Wilson, Sr.

December 1, 1931 — April 19, 2013
Service: April 25, 2013

Matthew Wilson, Sr., age 81, of Newark, DE passed away on Friday April 19, 2013 at Seasons Hospice at Christiana Care in Newark, DE. He was born on December 1, 1931 in Plains, PA to the late Matthew and Minnie (Gross) Wilson. Matthew retired from the Chrysler plant in Newark, DE where he worked in the paint shop. A gear head at heart, Matthew loved working on cars, riding motorcycles and tinkering about his home. He enjoyed watching NASCAR...

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Robert "Bob" Schick

Robert "Bob" Schick

October 21, 1942 — April 18, 2013
Service: April 23, 2013

Robert I. Schick, age 70, passed away on Thursday, April 18, 2013 in Rising Sun, Maryland. Robert was born in Newtown Square, Pennsylvania on October 21, 1942 to the late Irvin G. Schick and Virginia Dix Schick. A renowned educator, Bob taught "Shop" or Industrial Arts for 35 years in Cecil County Public School System. He was a member of Kiwanis International for over 10+ years and helped create the Kiwanis Kids in the Cecil County Schools....

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Anna M. Hill

Anna M. Hill

August 23, 1938 — April 15, 2013
Service: April 19, 2013

Anna M. Hill, 84, of Elkton, MD, formerly of Salisbury, MD, passed away April 15, 2013 at Genesis Nursing Home. Born in Salisbury, MD on August 23, 1928, Anna was the daughter of the late Elwood and Matilda Foulks Ruark. She was a homemaker. She was an avid reader and was devoted to her family. She is survived by four daughters, Patricia Long and her husband Edward of Elkton, MD, Deborah Phillips and husband William of Tucson, AZ, Peggy Smith...

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Susan H. Logan

Susan H. Logan

December 6, 1957 — April 14, 2013
Service: April 18, 2013

Susan H. Logan, 55, of Newark, DE, passed away unexpectedly on April 14, 2013 as a result of complications of multiple myeloma. Born in Washington, DC on December 6, 1957, Susan was the daughter of Mina Hering and the late Frank Hering. She was an advocate for the arts, working most recently for the Center for Creative Arts in Yorklyn, DE. Thank you for being our Mom. Thank you for being my wife. Thank you for being our sister. Thank you...

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Paul Joseph "Babe" Darsney

Paul Joseph "Babe" Darsney

January 29, 1929 — April 13, 2013
Service: April 18, 2013

Paul Joseph "Babe" Darsney, 84, of Newark, DE, passed away at his home April 13, 2013 with his daughter and sister by his side. Born in Fort Mott, NJ on January 29, 1929, Paul was the son of the late Harry and Mary Agnes Burke Darsney. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and also a life member of Aetna Hose Hook and Ladder Co. as well as the Newark Senior Center. He was a skilled craftsman and an avid baseball fan. He was devoted to his family...

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Thomas "Raymond" McMullen, Jr.

Thomas "Raymond" McMullen, Jr.

April 29, 1937 — April 10, 2013
Service: April 17, 2013

Thomas "Raymond" McMullen, Jr. age 75, of Newark, DE passed away on Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at Christiana Hospital, surrounded by his family. He was born on April 29, 1937 in Newark, DE to the late Thomas and Lettie (Long) McMullen. Raymond was a graduate of University of Delaware where he earned his Bachelors of Science in Business. After college he worked for many years for Sheaffer's Wallpaper & Paint and later Shinn Paints. Raymond...

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Ann L. Petty

Ann L. Petty

May 6, 1935 — April 9, 2013
Service: April 15, 2013

Ann L. Petty, age 77, of Rising Sun, Maryland, passed away on Tuesday, April 9, 2013. Ann was born on May 6, 1935 in Sparta, NC to the late Walter and Hattie (Andrews) Evans. Ann enjoyed, and was very gifted, at quilting. She would spend long hours in her craft room lovingly making quilts for her daughter and other loved ones. She also enjoyed music and loved to play her favorite hymns on her piano and organ. Ann loved the Lord and...

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Margaret  L. Riley

Margaret L. Riley

January 15, 1937 — April 7, 2013
Service: April 13, 2013

Margaret Louise Riley, age 76, of Perryville, MD, formerly of Darlington, MD, passed away on April 7, 2013. Margaret was born in Waynesboro, PA on January 15, 1937 to the late William S. & Mary A. Foster. Margaret was a member of Wrightsdale Baptist Church in Peach Bottom, PA. She cooked at Dave's Restaurant in Conowingo, MD for several years and she also collected Angels as a hobby. Margaret enjoyed her time living at Fairgreen Senior...

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Raymond E. Robinson

Raymond E. Robinson

September 19, 1915 — April 7, 2013
Service: April 16, 2013

Raymond E. Robinson, age 97, of Newark, DE, passed away Sunday, April 7, 2013 at Conestoga View Nursing Home in Lancaster, PA. Born September 19, 1915 in Newark, DE, Raymond was the son of Claire and Conrad Robinson. Ray attended Newark High School. He owned and operated Ray's Repair Shop located on Route 273 and Ogletown Road for five years. He was a lifetime member of Aetna Fire Company since 1954 driving the ambulance and responding to...

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