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Angelo "Angie" L. Cataldi

Angelo "Angie" L. Cataldi

July 28, 1922 — October 27, 2012
Service: November 10, 2012

Angelo Louis Cataldi, age 90, of Newark, DE passed away on Saturday, October 27, 2012. Angelo was born on July 28, 1922 in Newark, DE to the late Angelo and Bessie (George) Cataldi. He was a 1940 graduate of Newark High School and received his Bachelor's Degree in 1950 from the University of Delaware, where he played football. He later received his Master's Degree in 1968 from UD. Angelo served in both the Pacific & European Theatres...

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Hazel V. Johnston

Hazel V. Johnston

July 13, 1919 — October 22, 2012
Service: October 26, 2012

Hazel V. Johnston, Age 93, passed away October 22, 2012 at Millcroft Healthcare Center where she had been a resident for 7 years. Born July 13, 1919, near Milford Cross Roads, Newark, she was the daughter of J. Maskle Johnston & Elsie Whiteman Johnston. She graduated from Womens College of the University of Delaware in 1941 and began a teaching career in the Media, Pa, Wilmington & Newark School systems. She retired in 1975, She was a...

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James R. Sweeney, Sr.

James R. Sweeney, Sr.

May 21, 1938 — October 22, 2012
Service: October 27, 2012

James R. Sweeney, Sr. "Big Jim" James R. Sweeney, Sr. went home to be with The Lord on Monday, October 22, 2012 after succumbing from a brief unexpected illness. Mr. Sweeney was born in Baltimore, Maryland and spent much of his early life in the Pasadena/Glen Burnie area. A graduate of Glen Burnie high school and a veteran of the United States Army, he was employed by Roper Eastern Corp in Baltimore for over 35 yrs and subsequently...

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Charlotte Craft

Charlotte Craft

August 20, 1941 — October 19, 2012
Service: November 2, 2012

Charlotte Rose Craft Charlotte R. Wyatt Craft, 71 of Havre de Grace, formerly of Port Deposit, passed away peacefully on Friday, October 19, 2012 at Citizens Care and Rehab Center. She was the daughter of the late Artie R. Wyatt, Sr., and the late Hazel L. (Idol) Wyatt, born August 20, 1941 in Marion, VA. Charlotte worked at Bata and Perry Point VA Hospital but spent most of her time as a homemaker who was devoted to her husband,...

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Annabelle Elizabeth Couden

Annabelle Elizabeth Couden

September 26, 2012 — October 16, 2012
Service: October 19, 2012

Annabelle Elizabeth Couden, 20 days old, passed away on Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at Christiana Hospital. Annabelle was born on September 26, 2012. She is the daughter of Luke J. Couden of Middletown, DE and Kathryn A. Terranova of Newark, DE. During her days here on Earth she touched many lives and was loved deeply by her family. In addition to her parents, she is survived by her maternal grandparents, Joseph P. and Ann R. Terranova of...

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Stewart Wesley Gahagan, Sr.

Stewart Wesley Gahagan, Sr.

April 19, 1931 — October 13, 2012
Service: No Services

Stewart Wesley Gahagan, Sr., 81, of Elkton, MD, passed away October 13, 2012 at Union Hospital following a brief illness. Born in Conowingo, MD on April 19, 1931, Stew was the son of the late Cloy and Pauline Gahagan. He graduated from Johns Hopkins University with a BE in Chemical Engineering. After working for Johns Hopkins University from 1953-55, he joined Mobay Chemical Co. (Monsanto & Bayer). From 1956-1972, he worked at a number of...

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Roldon "Don" Dermyer

Roldon "Don" Dermyer

November 29, 1940 — October 12, 2012
Service: October 17, 2012

Roldon Ray (Don) Dermyer, 71, of Elkton, MD passed away suddenly October 12, 2012 at his home. Born in Tecumseh, MI on November 29, 1940, Don was the son of the late Frederick A. and Ruth (Mattis) Dermyer. He was a graduate of Adrian High School and the Maryland Banking School and was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. Don was Vice President of Peoples Bank of Elkton and retired from First Data of Wilmington, DE. Active in the community, he was past...

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Joyce E. Miller

Joyce E. Miller

November 2, 1934 — October 12, 2012
Service: October 18, 2012

Joyce E. Miller, 77, of Newark, DE, passed away October 12, 2012 at Seasons Hospice, Christiana Care. Born in War, WV on November 2, 1934, Joyce was the daughter of the late Alexander and Lorene Coleman Hampton. She was homemaker and most recently was employed in retail at Strawbridge and Clothier. She is survived by her husband of 59 years, Daniel (Dan) Miller, Sr.; a son, Jim Miller and his wife Sandi of Millsboro, DE; a daughter Kelly...

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Charles F. Smith

Charles F. Smith

February 28, 1946 — October 10, 2012
Service: October 25, 2012

Charles F. Smith, 66, of Port Deposit, MD, passed away October 10, 2012 at his home, surrounded by his family. Born in Atlanta, GA on February 28, 1946, Charles was the son of the late Allen Wesley and Martha Alford Smith. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and graduated from the Citadel in 1977. He worked as a chemist and plant manager at Colonial Metals. He was a five time Commander of Perryville American Legion Post 135, a two time County...

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David L. Elwood, Jr.

David L. Elwood, Jr.

April 8, 1923 — October 9, 2012
Service: October 17, 2012

David L. Elwood, Jr., age 89, of Calvert, MD passed away on October 9, 2012 in the company of his family. He was born on April 8, 1923 in Wilmington, DE and a resident of the "Forty-acre" neighborhood. He served in World War II as a paratrooper in the Pacific Theater of Operations with the 503rd Parachute Infantry Regiment an independent Regimental Combat Team, which earned a Presidential Unit Citation and was one of the most decorated units of...

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