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Obituaries

Caro Inez Groux

Caro Inez Groux

June 23, 1948 — December 18, 2013
Service: January 7, 2014

Caro Inez Groux, 67, of Rising Sun, MD, passed away December 18, 2013 at Calvert Manor Healthcare Center. A lifelong resident of Cecil County, Inez was born on June 23, 1948, the daughter of the late William Henry and Branton (Clark) Crigler. She was a graduate of Rising Sun High School and during her lifetime was employed at Calvert Manor Healthcare Center and at W.L. Gore and Associates. She enjoyed crossword puzzles, music and had a...

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Viola M. Colpo

Viola M. Colpo

February 8, 1915 — December 14, 2013
Service: December 18, 2013

Viola M. Colpo, age 98, of Newark, DE, passed away on Saturday, December 14, 2013, at Season's Hospice at Christiana Care in Newark, surrounded by her family. She was born February 8, 1915 in Laport, PA to the late John, Jr. and Phoebe (Cavanaugh) Hassen. She is survived by her sons, John A. of Salisbury, MD, Gregory V. of Cleveland, GA, Mark H. of Wilmington, DE, Thomas P. of Wilmington, DE, and Dean M. of Clayton, DE; daughters Mary Ellen...

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Troy L. MacBride

Troy L. MacBride

February 8, 1969 — December 14, 2013
Service: No Services

Troy L. MacBride, 44, of Elkton, MD, passed away Saturday, December 14, 2013 at Union Hospital. Born, February 8, 1969 in Elkton, MD, Troy was the son of Skippy K. MacBride and the late John E. MacBride. Troy worked as a sales manager at Napa Auto Parts in Bel Air, MD. He was a member of the ARMY National Guard where he served as a medic. He enjoyed spending his time creating works of art and was most notable for his exceptional decoy...

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Harry E. Horne, Jr.

Harry E. Horne, Jr.

April 18, 1932 — December 12, 2013
Service: January 4, 2014

Harry E. Horne, Jr., age 81, passed away on Thursday, December 12, 2013 at his residence in Middletown, DE. He was born April 18, 1932 in Wilmington, DE to the late Harry, Sr., and Florence (Yeatman) Horne. A trained electrician, Harry loved to tinker with all things mechanical, especially when it came to cars. He was an exceptional mechanic and that passion showed in his longtime following of NASCAR. Some of his favorite drivers included A.J...

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John "Jack" M. Connelly, Jr.

John "Jack" M. Connelly, Jr.

November 4, 1935 — December 11, 2013
Service: December 14, 2013

John "Jack" M. Connelly, Jr., age 78, of Rising Sun, MD, passed away Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at Christiana Hospital. Born November 4, 1935 in Baltimore, MD, Jack was the son of the late John M. and M. Pearl (Estes) Connelly, Sr. Jack retired from W.L. Gore in 1999 where he worked in the Engineering department. Prior to working at Gore, Jack worked at his family's dairy farm, G.P. Connelly and Sons, in Rising Sun, MD. He was also a...

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Dora Vaes Buckingham

Dora Vaes Buckingham

August 4, 1926 — December 10, 2013
Service: December 16, 2013

Dora Vaes Buckingham, age 87, of Newark, DE passed away peacefully on Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born August 4, 1926 in Lier, Belgium, to the late Theophil and Maria (Wouters) Vaes. Dora is survived by her husband of 66 years, Frank H. Buckingham; daughters Maria A. Buckingham of Milton, Nina V. Sneeringer (David) of Newark, and Amy B. Rowe (Andrew) of Wilmington; grandsons D.J. Sneeringer ...

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Audrey Rumer Butler

Audrey Rumer Butler

July 30, 1926 — December 6, 2013
Service: April 12, 2014

Audrey Rumer Butler died December 6, 2013 at the Willow Valley Retirement Community in Lancaster, PA, where she had lived since 1994. She was raised and lived in Newark, DE for many years. Audrey was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John H. Sherwood Rumer of Newark. After attending Wesley Jr. College in Dover, DE, she went to work at the University of Delaware as Secretary to the Dean of Women. She also worked for the Newark School District as...

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Albert B. Stallone, Jr.

Albert B. Stallone, Jr.

March 26, 1963 — December 6, 2013
Service: March 22, 2014

Albert B. Stallone, Jr., 50, of Cockeysville, MD, passed away suddenly Friday, December 6, 2013. Born March 26, 1963 in Buffalo, NY, Albert was the son of Albert B. Stallone, Sr. and Patricia R. (Kosikowski) Call. Albert's passions in life were hunting, golfing, and the outdoors. Albert is survived by his father, Albert B. Stallone, Sr. and his wife Ginney of Canton, OH; mother, Patricia Call and her husband, Bill of Milford, MA;...

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Judy Darlene Thayer

Judy Darlene Thayer

January 15, 1958 — December 5, 2013
Service: December 12, 2013

Judy Darlene Thayer, 55, of Rising Sun, MD, went home to be with the Lord surrounded by family on December 5, 2013. She was born on January 15, 1958 at Harford Memorial Hospital in Havre de Grace, MD. Judy was preceded in death by her husband Frank Thayer, parents Earl Ragan, Jr. and Doris Ragan and brother Rodney Ragan. Judy is survived by her son, Frank Thayer, Jr.; brothers, Joe Ragan (JoAnn), Mike Ragan, Wesley Ragan (Dawn) and sisters...

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Evelyn A. Wilson

Evelyn A. Wilson

January 7, 1944 — December 3, 2013
Service: December 6, 2013

Evelyn A. Wilson, age 69, of Newark, DE, passed away Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at her residence in Newark, DE. She was born on January 7, 1944 in Chester, PA to the late George E. and Anna (Humphries) Scott. Evelyn is survived by her niece Barbara Dale, two great nieces; Shantell Dale and Desarie Dale, brother-in-law Steven Lester of Newark, nephews Bill Wilson, and William Smiley, his wife Dawn, their 3 children, and several other nieces...

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