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Celia J. Hughes-Racine

Celia J. Hughes-Racine

December 11, 1961 — September 13, 2012
Service: September 19, 2012

Celia J. Hughes-Racine, 50, of Rising Sun, MD, passed away suddenly September 13, 2012 at Johns Hopkins Hospital after a brief illness. Born in Havre de Grace, MD on December 11, 1961, Celia was the daughter of Zilphia D. Hughes and the late Rodney Hughes. She was a homemaker, a devoted and loving wife and mother, and also worked with her husband in their real estate investment business. In addition to her mother, she is survived by her...

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Rudolph "Rudy" Wieser

Rudolph "Rudy" Wieser

November 22, 1930 — September 13, 2012
Service: September 20, 2012

Born to Julius and Marie Wieser in Rockville Center, NY, November 22, 1930, he grew up on Long Island, NY. Rudy served his country in the United States Navy and retired as a Chief Petty Officer after 22 years, including two tours of duty in Vietnam. Settling in Maryland after his last naval assignment to Bainbridge, Rudy went on to teach electronics at Kent County High School and Cecil Community College, retiring again in 2005. He was...

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Irean Moxley Husfelt

Irean Moxley Husfelt

May 12, 1938 — September 12, 2012
Service: September 18, 2012

Irean Moxley Husfelt, 74, of Elkton, MD, passed away at her home September 12, 2012. Born in Alleghany County, NC on May 12, 1938, Irean was the daughter of the late Oscar and Thelma Taylor Moxley. She worked at Ordinance Products for a time and then worked as a cook at various restaurants, and for 25 years worked at 76 & TA, where she retired as a manager. She was devoted to her family and enjoyed caring for children. She is survived by her...

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James  "Buddy" Benson, Sr.

James "Buddy" Benson, Sr.

January 13, 1937 — September 7, 2012
Service: September 13, 2012

James W."Buddy" Benson, Sr., aged 75, passed away on Friday, September 7, 2012 at Christiana Care in Newark, DE. He was born January 13, 1937 in Massey, MD to the late Harry and Ruth (Moorehead) Benson. He retired as a delivery truck driver of 45 years for Southern States, and during his lifetime, Buddy pursued his hobbies of growing his vegetable garden and collecting model cars and trucks. He also liked fishing and hunting, and had an...

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Mary Ann Dabravlaskas

Mary Ann Dabravlaskas

July 25, 1947 — September 3, 2012
Service: September 15, 2012

Mary Ann Dabravalskas, 65, of Perryville, MD, passed away September 3, 2012 at University Hospital in Baltimore after a long struggle with cancer. Born in Fountain Green, MD on July 25, 1947, Mary Ann was the daughter of the late Roland and Linnie Hanna (nee Shoff). Mary Ann was a devout Catholic and a long-time member of Good Shepherd Catholic Church in Perryville, MD. She worked hard throughout her life, was devoted to her family and adored...

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Beatrice Ann "Trixy" Reichenbach

Beatrice Ann "Trixy" Reichenbach

April 8, 1967 — September 3, 2012
Service: September 8, 2012

Beatrice Ann 'Trixy' Reichenbach, 45, of North East, MD, passed away suddenly at her home September 3, 2012. Born in Elkton, MD on April 8, 1967, Trixy was the daughter of Karl Alan Reichenbach and Edwina Gilbert. She was a 1986 graduate of North East High School, and served on her class reunion committee. Trixy also attended Cecil County Vo Tech. She worked for many years at Zion Market and Deli and also at the Flying J. She was a member of...

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Charles S. Smith

Charles S. Smith

April 8, 1931 — September 3, 2012
Service: September 11, 2012

Charles S. "Chuck" Smith, aged 81, of Newark, DE, passed away peacefully on Monday, September 3, 2012. Charles was born April 8, 1931 in Hartford, KY to the late Thomas and Lula (Johnson) Smith. Upon his retirement from Chrysler, Chuck spent his time on his hobbies which included fishing, gardening and landscaping. An accomplished musician, he played the ukulele, guitar, bass, as well as the bagpipes and enjoyed listening to bluegrass music....

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Clifford L. Souder

Clifford L. Souder

January 21, 1926 — August 31, 2012
Service: September 4, 2012

August 31, 2012, Clifford L. Souder, age 86, of Rising Sun, MD, passed from this life into the heavenly home that he so long desired to see. There he joyfully reunited with his eldest son, Larry, who preceded him in death. He is survived by his loving wife of 65 years, Helen Souder; six children, Barbara Broomell and husband Joe of Rising Sun, Karen Taylor and husband Ellis of Slatington, PA, Sharon Mangold and husband Michael of Middletown,...

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Frances Wright

January 27, 1914 — August 30, 2012
Service: September 2, 2012

Frances M. Wright, age 98, formerly of Newark, DE, passed away peacefully August 30, 2012 at the Quarryville Presbyterian Retirement Community surrounded by her loving family. She was born January 27, 1914 to the late Mark and Beulah (Pleasanton) Davis. Frances is survived by her sons, Melvin D. Wright (Sally Jo) of Quarryville, PA and Raymond J. Wright (Diane) of New Castle, DE; four grandchildren, Kenneth M. Wright (Bonnie) of Dothan, AL,...

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Herbert K. Hamilton, Sr.

Herbert K. Hamilton, Sr.

November 20, 1937 — August 29, 2012
Service: September 5, 2012

Herbert K. Hamilton, Sr., 74, of Elkton, MD, passed away at his home August 29, 2012. Herbert was born in Bluefield, WV on November 20, 1937. He was a machine operator. He will be dearly missed by his family and friends. He is survived by his son, Herbert K. Hamilton, Jr. and daughter Cathy Hamilton, both of Elkton, five grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren, and sister in law Louise Hamilton. He was preceded in death by his wife Ginger,...

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