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Lester J. Temple, Sr.

Lester J. Temple, Sr.

October 6, 1922 — January 5, 2014
Service: January 13, 2014

Lester J. Temple, Sr., age 91, passed away on January 5, 2014, at his home in Elkton, MD. He was born on October 6, 1922 in Wilmington, DE to the late John Temple and Myrtle (Cox) Shuck. Lester was very involved with the Boy Scouts of America throughout his life. Most recently, he was active in the Boy Scouts of America, Cecil District. Lester was a Scout Master of Boy Scout Troop #125 of Providence, MD, Boy Scout Troop #441 of Fair Hill,...

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Allen Jamie Whitt, Jr.

Allen Jamie Whitt, Jr.

May 10, 1985 — January 1, 2014
Service: January 11, 2014

Allen Jamie Whitt, Jr., 28, of Colora, MD, passed away suddenly Wednesday, January 1, 2014. Born May 10, 1985 in Baltimore, MD, Allen was the beloved son of Donna F. Cornett-Hammond of Edgewood, MD and Allen J. Whitt, Sr. of Colorado Springs, CO. Allen was a certified welder and iron worker for North Bay Industrial Services in Colora, MD. He cherished music of all genres and was an accomplished and talented musician who was the creator and...

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Shirley S. Weitz

Shirley S. Weitz

July 18, 1934 — December 31, 2013
Service: January 6, 2014

Shirley S. Weitz, 79, of Lewes DE, formerly of Newark, passed away December 31, 2013 at Calvert Manor Healthcare Center in Rising Sun, MD. Born in Wilmington, DE on July 18, 1934, Shirley was the daughter of the late Walter and Dorothy Scott. She retired from her career in product demonstrations. Shirley was an active and devoted member of St. Jude's Catholic Church. She loved the beach, was an avid animal lover and was an old movie buff....

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Judith Henricks Thornton

Judith Henricks Thornton

April 24, 1943 — December 29, 2013
Service: January 3, 2014

December 29, 2013. She was born April 24, 1943 in Aurora, IL to the late Ralph and Elizabeth (Kouth) Henricks. Judy worked as a travel agent for many years. She loved to travel and was fortunate to see many parts of the world. One of her very favorite ways to travel was to cruise. Other interests included reading, movies, music, cooking, and politics. Judy was a genuinely kind person who truly loved to laugh. She will be profoundly missed. ...

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Robert B. Pfeifer

Robert B. Pfeifer

March 20, 1949 — December 27, 2013
Service: January 2, 2014

Robert B. Pfeifer, age 64, passed away on December 27, 2013, at Christiana Hospital in Newark, DE. He was born on March 20, 1949 in Baltimore, MD to Frank and Margaret (Davis) Pfeifer. Robert worked for Fleet Car Carrier as a manager at the Twin Oaks Terminal. He enjoyed fishing, coin collecting, working, and spending time with his loving family. He is survived by his wife, Pat Pfeifer of Newark, DE; sons, Mike Pfeifer and Frank Pfeifer...

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Roland Lee White

Roland Lee White

July 22, 1936 — December 24, 2013
Service: December 31, 2013

Roland "Lee" White, age 77, of Elkton, MD, passed away on Tuesday, December 24, 2013 at Season's Hospice at Christiana Care in Newark, DE. He was born on July 22, 1936 in Baltimore, MD to the late Claude and Ruth (Gantt) White. He is survived by his daughter Linda Izzo, and her husband Mark of Dundalk, MD, son Roland L. White, Jr., of Dundalk, MD, daughter, Mary Roberts and her husband Joseph of Elkton, MD, and daughter Rose Fares and her...

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Jean Northrop

Jean Northrop

— December 22, 2013
Service: December 28, 2013

Jean Northrop, 81, of Elkton, MD, passed away December 22, 2013 at Union Hospital following a lengthy illness. Born in Livermore, KY, Jean was the daughter of the late Golson and Lois Hoover Boyken. She was a skilled seamstress and talented cook. She enjoyed travelling and discovering new places, especially to Paris, France and Shop Rite. Jean had an affinity for languages and was fluent in French and German. She will be dearly missed by her...

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Margaret Mildred White

Margaret Mildred White

July 2, 1939 — December 22, 2013
Service: December 31, 2013

Margaret Mildred White, age 74, of Elkton, MD, passed away on Sunday, December 22, 2013 at Season's Hospice at Christiana Care in Newark, DE. She was born on July 2, 1939 in Baltimore, MD to the late Elmer and Mary (Dennis) Ness. She is survived by her daughter Linda Izzo, and her husband Mark of Dundalk, MD, son Roland L. White, Jr., of Dundalk, MD, daughter, Mary Roberts and her husband Joseph of Elkton, MD, and daughter Rose Fares and her...

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James J. Walls, Jr.

James J. Walls, Jr.

July 22, 1958 — December 21, 2013
Service: December 30, 2013

James J. Walls, Jr., age 55, departed this life on Saturday, December 21, 2013 due to complications from diabetes, surrounded by his loving family. Jimmy was born July 22, 1958 in Wilmington, DE, the son of the late James J. Walls, Sr. and Mary Fox Walls of Newark. Jimmy graduated from Christiana High School in Newark, DE and then embarked into the plumbing trade. He was an apprentice for Joseph Fredericks and Sons and continued on...

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Michael Patrick Miller

Michael Patrick Miller

August 21, 1954 — December 20, 2013
Service: January 18, 2014

Michael Patrick Miller, age 59, of Elkton, MD passed away suddenly on December 20. He was born in Philadelphia, PA on August 21, 1954 to George Brendan Miller and the late Joan Cullen Miller. He was married to Salinda Deery. Michael graduated from Archbishop Wood High School and attended Pennsylvania State University. He was a sales representative for the Lorillard Company, an artist, professional photographer, and owner/operator of...

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