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Obituaries

Vivian Marie Wild

February 26, 1961 — January 25, 2012
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Vivian Marie Wild, age 50, of Elkton, MD, passed away on Wednesday, January 25, 2012. She was born on February 26, 1961 in Baltimore, MD to the late Benjamin and Nola (Clark) Abbott. She is survived by her loving husband of 25 years, Michael Wild of Elkton, MD; sons, Dallas Wells, Jr. of Baltimore, MD, Michael Wild, Jr. of Elkton and Roman G. Wild of Elkton, MD, MD; daughter, Amanda Wiles and her husband, Darren of Elkton, MD; brother,...

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Gladys Malin

April 4, 1923 — January 24, 2012
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Gladys Malin, age 88, passed away on Tuesday, January 24, 2012 at Calvert Manor Nursing Home in Rising Sun. She was born on April 4, 1923 in Newark, DE. Gladys worked at the Elkton Diner on route 40 for many years as well as the Cross Road Diner in Delaware. She also worked for Bay-Shore in Elkton for many years. She then went on to work at Avon in Newark, where she later retired. Gladys was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary to the Elkton...

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Charles E. Connon

March 8, 1930 — January 23, 2012
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Charles E. Connon, 81, of Newark, DE, passed away January 23, 2012 at Delaware Hospice Center. Born in Philadelphia, PA on March 8, 1930, Charlie was the son of the late Charles E. and Margaretta Bailey Connon. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving in the Korean War. Charlie was an officer in Teamsters Union Local 326. He was an avid reader, Phillies fan, and enjoyed riding his motorcycle, golfing and sailing. He was a...

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Glenn Hampton Arrants, Jr.

Glenn Hampton Arrants, Jr.

May 7, 1927 — January 20, 2012
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Glenn Hampton Arrants, Jr., 84, of North East, MD, passed away January 20, 2012 at Christiana Hospital. Born on May 7, 1927, and raised in Elkton, Glenn was the son of the late Glenn H. Arrants, Sr. and Blanche Stanley Arrants. He graduated from Goldey Beacom College and was a veteran of the U.S. Army. Glenn worked for over 30 years at Aberdeen Proving Ground where he was a contract administrator. He was a life long and very...

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Donald Anthony Arles

Donald Anthony Arles

March 24, 1930 — January 19, 2012
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Donald Anthony Arles, 81, of Newark, DE, died January 19, 2012 at Manor Care in Wilmington, DE. Donald was born March 24, 1930, in Oswego, NY, the son of the late Antonio and Stella Arles. He graduated from Manhattan College, NY in 1952 with a BA in Civil Engineering and started work for E.I. DuPont de Nemours in Seaford, DE. On January 9, 1954, he married the former Grace White of Federalsburg, MD and they lived in Seaford until moving to...

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Alice B. Hammell

March 22, 1914 — January 18, 2012
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Alice B. Hammell, age 97, of Hockessin, DE, passed away on Wednesday, January 18, 2012 at Heartland Hospice House in Wilmington. She was born on March 22, 1914. She is survived by her daughter, Jane McAlpine and her husband, Robert of Newark, DE; and sister, Romayne McCormick of Hockessin, DE. Alice loved the outdoors and farming. She raised chickens and sold their eggs. She also enjoyed cooking and gardening. She was an active member of...

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Robert W. Webb

June 19, 1946 — January 18, 2012
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Robert W. 'Bobby' Webb, age 65, of Rising Sun, MD, passed away January 18, 2012 at Elkton Care and Rehabilitation. Born in West Chester, PA, Robert was the son of Ruth (Gerry) Webb of Rising Sun, MD and the late Hubert Webb. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, where he was a paratrooper and served in Panama. He worked as a manager at ACME Supermarkets and also as a warehouse manager at Perry Point Veterans Administration. In his younger years,...

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Joseph F. Skillman

Joseph F. Skillman

December 4, 1937 — January 15, 2012
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Joseph F. Skillman (Frank), age 74, went to be with the Lord on January 15, 2012 while at home surrounded by family. After retiring from New Castle County, Frank started a T.V. inspection business in Warwick, MD. In 1999 he retired from his business and moved to Smith Mountain Lake, Virginia to pursue his life-long passion of fishing for striped bass. Survivors include his loving wife, Sandra Skillman; and three beautiful daughters, Dawn...

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Leonard R. Widdekind

June 17, 1925 — January 14, 2012
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Leonard R. Widdekind, age 86, of Landenberg, PA, passed away on Saturday, January 14, 2012. He was born on June 17, 1925 in Wilmington, DE to the late Hans and Mary (Brennan) Widdekind. He is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Teresa Widdekind of Landenberg, PA; son Leonard Widdekind and his wife, Rachele of Syracuse, NY; daughter, Lisa Widdekind of Berthoud, CO; grandchildren, Emily, Julia, Sophia, Claire, and Will; brother, Millard...

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Barry Jesse Barrentine

Barry Jesse Barrentine

May 8, 1939 — January 13, 2012
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Barry Jesse Barrentine, age 72, of Elkton, MD, passed away on the morning of January 13, 2012, with his loving wife by his side. Born May 8, 1939, in Philadelphia, PA, Barry was the oldest of four children born to the late Jesse and Rita Barrentine. He graduated from Perkiomen Prep in Pennsylvania and attended the University of Alabama, majoring in Business. He was a lifelong entrepreneur and brilliant marketing and public relations...

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