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Kenneth R. Miller

Kenneth R. Miller

March 29, 1940 — August 4, 2012
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Kenneth Ray Miller, 72, of Rising Sun, MD passed away suddenly on Saturday, August 4, 2012 at his home, after performing in "The Musical Journey of Ola Belle Reed" at the Elkton Library. He was the husband of Dorothy (Dottie) Fogleman Miller, with whom he shared 55 years of marriage. Born on March 29, 1940 in Colora, MD, he was the son of the late Raymond Austin Miller and Arlean Conner Miller. Kenny grew up on the family farm in Rising Sun, MD...

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Stephen Nathaniel Toms

Stephen Nathaniel Toms

February 15, 1925 — August 4, 2012
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Stephen N. Toms, 87, of Rising Sun, MD, passed away peacefully at Calvert Manor Healthcare Center on August 4, 2012. Born in Smithsburg, MD on February 15, 1925, Stephen was the son of the late Albertus and Sadie Pearl Hewitt Toms. He retired from Aberdeen Proving Ground, working in the Ballistics Research Division. He enjoyed music and in his younger years, entertained the residents at Calvert Manor. His two greatest passions were science and...

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Clyde Neese Bell, Sr.

Clyde Neese Bell, Sr.

January 20, 1930 — August 3, 2012
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Clyde Neese Bell, Sr., 82, passed away peacefully at his home in Rising Sun, MD on August 3, 2012 under the loving care of his family. Born in Wilmington, DE on January 20, 1930 he was the son of Joseph O. and Electa C. Dodson-Bell. He is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Hildegard, his daughter Dorothy Byrne and her husband Dennis of Nottingham, PA, his sons, Clyde Bell Jr. of Middletown, DE, Richard Bell and his wife Tina of Rising Sun...

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Trisha Marie Steiner

Trisha Marie Steiner

May 29, 1968 — July 31, 2012
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Trisha Marie Steiner, 44, of Newark, DE, passed away suddenly at her home July 31, 2012. Trisha was born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa on May 29, 1968 and was a homemaker. Her favorite thing was spending time with her children and was a loving and generous mother. She is survived by her husband David Steiner of Newark; her parents, Jon Lodestein (Kathleen) of Davenport, Iowa and Gwen Oliver of Austin, TX,; two daughters, Sierra and Emily Steiner; a...

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Junior Lee Greer

Junior Lee Greer

September 6, 1932 — July 30, 2012
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Junior Lee Greer, age 79, of Newark, DE passed away July 30, 2012 surrounded by his family. He was born in Holtwood, PA on September 6, 1932 to the late Chester and Mazie Ellen (Farmer) Greer. Junior had a passion for woodworking and was a carpenter/construction worker by trade. He was a proud Army veteran who served our country during the Korean War. He also enjoyed watching NASCAR and golf, taking pictures of the squirrels and birds from...

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Mark L. Miller

Mark L. Miller

February 9, 1931 — July 29, 2012
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Mark Louring Miller, age 81, of (Calvert) North East, MD passed away on July 29, 2012 in Union Hospital of Cecil County after a short illness. He died peacefully passing into his heavenly Father's arms with his family surrounding him. Mark was born on February 9, 1931 in Calvert, Cecil County MD to the late Pearl Irene Rakes and William McKinley Miller, originally from Swords Creek, VA. He resided in North East, MD (Elk Neck/Elk River area)...

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Ira Eugene Short

July 30, 1931 — July 29, 2012
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Ira Eugene Short, age 80, of Conowingo, MD, passed away on Sunday, July 29, 2012 at home. He was born in Richlands, VA to the late Clarence and Mamie (Vance) Short on July 30, 1931. Gene worked for the State Department of Corrections as a Correctional Officer. He also served in the US Army from 1950-1954. He was a member of the American Legion Joseph G. Stahl Post 30 and the VFW Chesapeake Post 7687. Gene enjoyed playing bluegrass music for...

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Virginia F. Sproul

Virginia F. Sproul

August 7, 1921 — July 29, 2012
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Virginia died peacefully July 29, 2012, exactly 7 months after losing her husband of 64 years, Gene. She missed her 91st birthday by 9 days. She is survived by her two brothers, W.T, and Terry Dawson and daughter Vicki Krohn, son Gregory Lee Sproul, grandson Mathew Krohn, granddaughter Kelley Heuisler, and great- grandchildren, Nathaniel and Gideon Krohn, and Adelaide Heuisler. Born in Alicia, Arkansas, Virginia came to California with her...

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Pamela Julanne Unruh

August 18, 1962 — July 29, 2012
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Pamela Julanne Unruh, age 49, of Shelby, NC, passed away on Sunday, July 29, 2012 at Christiana Hospital. She was born on August 18, 1962 to the late Harold and Frances (McKenzie) Loudermilk. Pamela enjoyed bowling and dancing. She is survived by her son, Geoffrey I. Gilley of Olympia, WA; daughter, Stefanie R. Gilley of Middletown, DE; brothers, Rick Loudermilk and Russell Loudermilk; sister, Tiffany Biddle of Frederica, DE; and two...

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Michael A. Nickerson

September 18, 1962 — July 28, 2012
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Michael A. Nickerson, age 49, of Elkton, MD passed away on July 28, 2012. Michael was born on September 18, 1962 in Elkton, MD. Michael had a great love for music, bowling, dancing, fishing and animals. He also participated in the Special Olympics where he earned several gold medals. Michael always had a smile on his face for everyone. He is survived by his loving mother, Carolyn G. Blevins of Chesapeake City, MD; brother, Wayne...

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