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Michael John Talley

Michael John Talley

August 27, 1957 — January 21, 2013
Service: February 1, 2013

Michael John Talley, 55, of Rising Sun, MD passed away suddenly January 21, 2013 in Arkansas while vacationing. Born in Chester, PA on August 27, 1957, Mike was the son of Albert and Georgianna Talley. He was a 1975 graduate of Oxford High School and has a passion for motorcycles and enjoyed four wheeling with his son. He was devoted to his grandchildren and will be missed by his family and friends. Mike is survived by his son, Jason M....

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Rose Buckingham Clancy

Rose Buckingham Clancy

January 2, 1940 — January 20, 2013
Service: February 2, 2013

Rose Buckingham Clancy, 73, of Newark, DE, passed away suddenly at Christiana Hospital on January 20, 2013. Born in Deepwater, NJ on January 2, 1940, Rose was the daughter of the late Lewis and Rose Perea Buckingham. She was a graduate of Newark High School and worked for many years in the trucking industry. She enjoyed music and dancing, especially with her husband. They were friends with several of the local bands. After her husband...

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Elwood H. Kerns

Elwood H. Kerns

March 15, 1935 — January 20, 2013
Service: January 26, 2013

Elwood H. Kerns, age 77, formerly of Nottingham, PA passed away on January 20, 2013. Elwood was born in Frederick County, VA on March 15, 1935 to late Hetzel & Laura (Wetzel) Kerns. Elwood was employed at Herr's Potato Chip Factory in Nottingham, PA as a security guard for many years before retiring in 2008. He was also a member of State Line Baptist Church in Rising Sun, MD. He is survived by his stepdaughters, Sandra Keebler...

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Cherie B Paquette

Cherie B Paquette

April 27, 1979 — January 19, 2013
Service: January 24, 2013

Cherie B. Paquette, 33, of Edgewood, MD, passed away unexpectedly January 19, 2013. Born in Waldorf, MD on April 27, 1979, Cherie was the daughter of Bob and Michelle Paquette. She was a homemaker. In addition to her parents, Cherie is survived by her husband of 8 years, Charles A. Cox of Edgewood; two daughters, Chastin Kotapski and Madison Cox; and a son, Charles Cox, Jr., all at home; a sister Gigi Paquette and a brother, Francois...

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Gail E. Springer

Gail E. Springer

April 1, 1945 — January 19, 2013
Service: March 2, 2013

Gail E. Springer, 67, of Elkton, MD, went home to be with the Lord on January 19, 2013 surrounded by loved ones. Born in Chester, PA on April 1, 1945, Gail was the daughter of the late Jack F. and M. Elizabeth Stevens, sister to John T. Stevens, mother to Jennifer L. Clark, and wife of G. David Springer, Jr., all of whom predeceased her. Gail was a graduate of Sun Valley High school in 1963. Gail worked at the University of Delaware and in...

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Olga K. Sullivan

Olga K. Sullivan

August 28, 1930 — January 17, 2013
Service: No Services

Olga Sullivan, age 82, of Elkton, MD passed away Jan. 17, 2013. Born August 28, 1930 in Nuremburg Germany, Olga was the daughter of the late George and Appolonin (Hafner) Weinstein. Services will be private at the convenience of the family. Memorial contributions may be made to the Elkton VFW Post 8175, c/o R.T. Foard Funeral Home, P.A., 259 East Main Street, Elkton, MD 21921.

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Elizabeth "Betty" Barney

Elizabeth "Betty" Barney

September 1, 1915 — January 15, 2013
Service: February 2, 2013

Elizabeth S. "Betty" Barney, 97, of Elkton, MD, passed away at Genesis Healthcare, Elkton Center on January 15, 2013. Born in Merchantville, NJ on September 1, 1915, Betty was the daughter of the late David and Mable Hartman Cozens. During World War II, she worked as a shipyard riveter and singing cocktail waitress. Her working career was primarily in food service as a waitress and later became a manager at Howard Johnson's. She was a very...

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C. Melvin "Mel"    "Ripper" Brooks, Sr.

C. Melvin "Mel" "Ripper" Brooks, Sr.

January 13, 1921 — January 12, 2013
Service: January 22, 2013

C. Melvin Brooks, Sr. "Ripper" "Mel" Beloved husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather C. Melvin Brooks, Sr., a lifetime resident of Newark, left this world for eternal life on January 12, 2013, just one day before his 92nd birthday. He died peacefully at Christiana Care surrounded by his family. Mel was born January 13, 1921, in Frederica, DE to the late Claude C. and Elizabeth Hall Brooks. A '38 graduate of Newark H.S., he...

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Ronald Cush Hatfield

Ronald Cush Hatfield

January 9, 1932 — January 12, 2013
Service: January 17, 2013

Ronald C. Hatfield, age 81, of North East, MD passed away on Saturday, January 12, 2013 at his home with his loving family by his side. Ronald was born on January 9, 1932 in Gilbert, WV to the late Greenway and Elsie Hatfield. Ronald is a Veteran of the U.S. Army serving during the Korean War. He worked at Chrysler Auto Assembly Plant as a supervisor, retiring in 1989. Ronald was a lifetime member of the North East VFW Post #6027. He enjoyed...

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Donald L. Wiseman, Sr.

Donald L. Wiseman, Sr.

November 21, 1934 — January 11, 2013
Service: January 16, 2013

Donald L. Wiseman, Sr., age 78 of West Grove, PA, passed away Friday, January 11, 2013. Born November 21, 1934 in Mt. Olive, WV, he was the son of the late James Luther Wiseman and Virgina Dare (Holburt) Wilburn. Donald served in the U.S. Navy, which was something he was very proud of. He served on the U.S.S. Mid Way as a firefighter. He was an avid bowler, participating in various bowling leagues throughout his life. He also enjoyed hunting...

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