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Obituaries

Charles R. Witmer IV

March 1, 1960 — July 27, 2012
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Charles 'Bud' R. Witmer IV, age 52, of St, Georges, DE, passed away on Friday, July 27, 2012. He was born on March 1, 1960 to Charles R., III and Harriet Ann (Haase) Witmer. Bud was a member of the Elkton Moose Lodge and the Men's Auxiliary VFW 475. He was an avid Redskins fan and enjoyed watching NASCAR, especially Jeff Gordon. He also enjoyed fishing, shooting pool, watching his kids play softball and being with his family and friends. ...

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John R. Brockell

John R. Brockell

November 9, 1938 — July 24, 2012
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John "Jack" R. Brockell, age 73, of Newark, DE, passed away suddenly on Tuesday, July 24, 2012 at Beebe Medical Center in Lewes, DE. He was born in Elkton, MD on November 9, 1938 to Charles R. & Edna Brockell. Jack is a 1957 graduate of Elkton High School. He attended Wesley College and the Delaware State Police Academy and was a Delaware State Trooper for 20 years until retiring in 1988. He then worked for MBNA as a Security Specialist for...

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Hugo P. Silva

Hugo P. Silva

October 19, 1922 — July 24, 2012
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Dr. Hugo 'Doc' P. Silva, age 89, of Elkton, MD, passed away on Tuesday, July 24, 2012 at home surrounded by his family. He was born in Lima, Peru on October 19, 1922 to the late Juan and Rosa (Renjifo) Silva. Doc was a dedicated physician for over 31 years in the Elkton area. He enjoyed coaching soccer, painting, and spending time with his family. He is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Carol Silva of Elkton; daughters, Rosanna Gee...

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Robert Michael Hagy

April 8, 1951 — July 19, 2012
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Robert Michael Hagy, 61, of Rising Sun, MD, passed away suddenly July 19, 2012 at his home. Mike is survived by his wife Lisa Maria Hagy of Rising Sun; two daughters, Tammy Hagy Surrett and her husband, Wayne of Colorado Springs, CO and Shannon Hagy of Alexandria, VA; grandsons, Grantland and Connor Surrett; mother, Nellie Reyes of Aberdeen, MD; and sisters, Caroline Dodson, Debra Bailey, and Bernice Shaw of Aberdeen, MD and Margaret Buchanan of...

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Bernice Louise Paoletti

Bernice Louise Paoletti

December 20, 1927 — July 18, 2012
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Bernice Louise Paoletti, 84, of Elkton, MD, passed away July 18, 2012 at Laurelwood Care Center. Born in Colquitt County, GA on December 20, 1927, Bernice was the daughter of the late Kenneth and Dora Hopson. She was a homemaker, and outstanding seamstress and talented cook. Bernice was a compassionate and caring woman, always eager to help but above all was devoted to her family. She is survived by her sons, Fred Paoletti and Charlie Kist;...

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Ann E. Hirst

December 28, 1920 — July 17, 2012
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Ann E. Hirst, age 91, of Wilmington, DE, peacefully passed away on Monday, July 17, 2012, surrounded by her family at Christiana Hospital. Service will be held 4PM on Sunday, July 22, 2012 at R.T. Foard & Jones F.H., 122 W. Main St., Newark, DE 19711. Friends and family may visit one hour prior to the service. Burial will be private.

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David M. Walker

July 15, 1959 — July 17, 2012
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David M. Walker, age 53, of Elkton, MD, passed away on July 17, 2012. He was born in Baltimore, MD on July 15, 1959 to Roberta (Maxwell) White and the late William A. Walker. David enjoyed and loved his birds, especially his parakeets. He also enjoyed remodeling and improving his home. Along with his mother, he is survived by his long-time companion, Laura Hart of Elkton, MD; brother, W. Tony Walker of Essex, MD; sisters, Sharon Mattoon of...

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Margaret Rose McAtee

Margaret Rose McAtee

October 31, 1927 — July 16, 2012
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Margaret Rose 'Peg' McAtee, age 84, passed away peacefully on July 16, 2012 at her home in Landenberg, PA surrounded by her loving family. Margaret was born October 31, 1927 in Philadelphia, PA to the late Joseph and Elizabeth Potenburg. Peg had many interesting jobs in her early life, including making cigars at a cigar factory when she was just 18 years old. She found a job she enjoyed and retired as a maintenance supervisor after 34 years...

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Lydia E. Dever

Lydia E. Dever

January 1, 1922 — July 11, 2012
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Lydia E. Dever, 89, of Elkton, MD, passed away peacefully at Calvert Manor Healthcare Center July 11, 2012. The youngest of 9, Lydia was born in Concordville, PA, the daughter of the late Obed and Florence Eachus. She was a homemaker. She attended Elkton United Methodist Church, enjoyed music and playing BINGO. She will be dearly missed by her family and many friends. She is survived by three daughters, Sharon Graham (Bill), Joanne Gates,...

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Luis Humberto Difut

July 23, 1934 — July 10, 2012
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Luis Humberto Difut, age 77, of Elkton, MD, passed away on Tuesday, July 10, 2012 at Union Hospital. He was born in Sabana Grande, Puerto Rico on July 23, 1934 to the late Maria Luisa Difut. He is survived by his son, Luis Alberto Difut of Elkton, MD; step sons, John Hogue of New Castle, DE and George of NC; step daughters, Theresa Krause of North East, MD, Kathleen Ferrese of North East, MD, Veronica Adams of Newark, DE and Mary Ann Hogue...

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