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Obituaries

Margaret E. Davis

May 10, 1914 — July 4, 2012
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Margaret (Peggy) E. Davis, age 98, of Claymont, DE passed away on July 4, 2012. She was born on May 10, 1914 in Wilmington, DE to James E. Sr. & Etta Jones. On April 8, 1935 Margaret married Clarence E. Davis. She worked for the General Electric Corporation and Wyatt Laboratories in Philadelphia. She is survived by her niece in law, Barbara Davis of Valdosta, GA; nephew, Harold Davis of Milton, DE; neice, Edna Goudy and her husband Edward...

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Betty L. Ferguson

Betty L. Ferguson

August 16, 1929 — July 2, 2012
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Betty L. Ferguson, age 82 of Elkton, Md passed away Monday, July 2, 2012 at her home. Born in Wilmington, DE on August 16, 1929 she was the daughter of the late Howard and Georgia (Sweetman) Wingard. After graduating from William Penn High School she went to work for Brosius & Eliason Lumber Co. as a dispatcher until marriage and family. She was a member of the Head of Christiana Church for 53 years and the last member of the Appleton Homemaker...

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Helene T. Grubb

Helene T. Grubb

September 28, 1959 — July 2, 2012
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Helene T. Grubb of Belcamp, MD passed away on July 2, 2012 at Union Hospital. Helene was born on September 28, 1959 in Springfield, MA to Orville and Coral (Dufresne) Wright. Helene was the General Manager at the Flying J Truck Stop in North East, MD. She was an avid New England Patriots fan who also enjoyed camping, fishing, reading and going on cruises. She is survived by her mother, Coral Wright of Belcamp, MD; brothers, Earl Wright of...

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Judy Keller Burkley

Judy Keller Burkley

January 16, 1931 — June 28, 2012
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Judy Keller Burkley, age 81, of Elkton, MD, passed away Thursday, June 28, 2012 at Laurelwood Health Care Center. She was born on January 16, 1931 to the late Arthur and Esther (Elm) Keller. Judy attended the Friends School and the Peabody Institute of Music, both in Baltimore, MD while she lived in Towson, MD. Judy was a member of Trinity Episcopal Church and the Elkton Bridge Club for more than 50 years. She volunteered at the Union...

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Christoper Hudson

Christoper Hudson

January 9, 1983 — June 28, 2012
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Christopher 'Sean' Hudson, age 29, died suddenly on Thursday, June 28, 2012 at his home in Newark, DE after a long struggle with his addiction. He is the son of Lloyd and Sharon Hudson. He attended Newark High School and received his high school degree from Groves High School. Sean worked as a prep chef at various restaurants. He enjoyed music, played the drums and saxophone, and also participated in many sports - ice skating, soccer, and...

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Charles Mark Plank

October 8, 1929 — June 28, 2012
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Charles Mark Plank, 82, of Elkton, MD, passed away June 28, 2012. Born in Philipsburg, PA on October 8, 1929, Mark was the son of the late Mark Baylor and Pauline Shields Plank. He was a veteran of the Korean War, serving in the U.S. Army. He retired as a contract officer from Aberdeen Proving Ground in 1992. He is survived by three sons, Randy Charles Plank of Philadelphia, PA, Don Mathias Plank of North East, MD and Scot Bradford Plank of...

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Alyce Ann Newman

February 21, 1930 — June 25, 2012
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Alyce Ann Newman, age 82, of Wilmington, DE, passed away peacefully on Monday, June 25, 2012 at Heartland House Hospice surrounded by her family. Born in Federalsburg, MD on February 21, 1930, she was the only child of Elizabeth Adams Galusha and Alton Smith. She is preceded in death by her mother, father, step father, Paul Galusha and ex-husband, David W. Newman. Alyce is survived her daughters, Holly Newman and Tracy Dale; sons, Mark...

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Jacqueline Mason

Jacqueline Mason

November 5, 1935 — June 24, 2012
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Jacqueline Mason, 76, of Chesapeake City, MD, died Sunday, June 24, 2012. Born in Newark, DE on November 5, 1935, Jacqueline was predeceased by her loving, devoted husband, John William 'Bill' Mason, her parents, Alice and Jack Barrett and her sister Nancy Grant. Jacqueline was unconditionally devoted to her family. She touched so many lives and so many people are greater for knowing her, and having experienced her kindness, thoughtfulness,...

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Gail Masemore Purnell

Gail Masemore Purnell

July 10, 1940 — June 24, 2012
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Gail Masemore Purnell, age 71, of Elkton, MD, passed away Sunday, June 24, 2012 at her home. She was born on July 10, 1940 to the late Richard and Sarah (Shaffer) Masemore. Gail was a 1958 graduate of Elkton High School. She worked from 1958 to 1964 for City Finance, Thiokol and County Bank before coming to work for W. Andrew Seth, in the Cecil County Circuit Court Clerk's Office on September 8, 1964. Gail began her Clerk's Office career...

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Myrtle L. Holbrook

Myrtle L. Holbrook

July 12, 1920 — June 22, 2012
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Myrtle L. Holbrook, 91, of Colora, MD, passed away June 22, 2012 at Harford Memorial Hospital. Born in Apple Grove, NC on July 12, 1920, Myrtle was the daughter of the late Walter R. and Emma Hurley May. She was a homemaker who also worked at Aberdeen Proving Ground hauling ammunition during World War II and from 1954-69, owned and managed the Rock Springs General Store. Myrtle was a long time member of Conowingo Baptist Church. She is...

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