Our family serving yours

Our family serving yours

Helping you honor life

Helping you share memories

Obituaries

Benjamin K. McKeown

Benjamin K. McKeown

March 24, 1976 — October 4, 2013
Service: October 10, 2013

Benjamin King McKeown, age 37, of Elkton, MD, passed away on Friday, October 4, 2013. He is the son of William Wallace "Wally" and Barbara (King) McKeown. Ben enjoyed fishing. He was also an avid fan of the Baltimore Orioles and Ravens. What he really enjoyed was spending time with his family but above all being with his two daughters who made his life complete , they were his world and they will miss him dearly. Benjamin is survived by his...

Read More
Marguerite "Marge" Podolak

Marguerite "Marge" Podolak

November 3, 1931 — September 29, 2013
Service: Private Service

Marguerite D. Podolak (Marge), 81, of Elkton, MD, passed away September 29 2013 following a brief illness. Born in Bridgeton, NJ, Marge was the daughter of the late Frank and Julia Copare. She was a 1950 graduate of Bridgeton High School and was a faithful attendee at the class reunions. She was a dedicated and a long time volunteer at Gilpin Manor Elementary School and was honored with the "Maryland You Are Beautiful" award in 1992,...

Read More
Doris Anna Kaiser Handley

Doris Anna Kaiser Handley

August 26, 1926 — September 28, 2013
Service: October 3, 2013

Doris Anna Kaiser Handley passed away September 28, 2013 at Newark Manor. Doris Anna Kaiser was born August 26, 1926 to Marie Muller and John Kaiser in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This little blond blue-eyed girl was the darling of her Grandmother Kaiser who lived with them until her death and her Mother's two brothers, Uncle Frank and Uncle Charles Muller who lived in the same neighborhood, spending many days and evenings playing cards,...

Read More
Mary A Palmer

Mary A Palmer

June 18, 1916 — September 27, 2013
Service: October 5, 2013

Mary A. Palmer, 97, affectionately known to everyone as "Aunt Mary", of Rising Sun, MD and formerly of Concordville, PA, passed away peacefully at Calvert Manor Healthcare Center September 27, 2013. Mary was born on June 18, 1916 in Ivor, VA, the daughter of the late Walter and Martha Fawcett Shaw. She enjoyed raising lambs and sharing her knowledge of all God's creation through birds and their nests, gardening, animals and the beauty of...

Read More
Jerry D. Hurley

Jerry D. Hurley

June 11, 1951 — September 23, 2013
Service: September 30, 2013

Jerry D. Hurley, age 62, of Rising Sun, MD, passed away suddenly on Monday, September 23, 2013 in Middletown, DE. He was born June 11, 1951 in West Jefferson, NC to the late Jess and Mary (Church) Hurley. He is survived by his wife of 36 years Kathy; daughters Kristen Cole of Rising Sun, MD, Jaime Garvin and husband Luke of Rising Sun, MD, and Erin Ferdinando of Chesapeake City, MD; 5 grandchildren Katie, Tyler, Zachary, Jillian and Vincent;...

Read More
William  J. McAdams

William J. McAdams

May 4, 1960 — September 16, 2013
Service: October 12, 2013

William J. "Bill" McAdams, age 53, of Elkton, MD, passed away on Monday, September 16, 2013 at Christiana Hospital in Newark, DE. Bill was born May 4, 1960 in Ridley Park, PA to Hugh, Jr. and Patricia Ann McAdams. Bill was a 1978 graduate of Rising Sun High School and earned his Associates Degree from Del Tech. He worked in the construction industry for 30 years where he was a job superintendent. Bill enjoyed boating and fishing, and was...

Read More
Silvia Narcisi

Silvia Narcisi

May 18, 1935 — September 13, 2013
Service: September 20, 2013

Silvia Narcisi, 78, of Elkton, MD, passed away peacefully at Laurelwood Care Center September 13, 2013. Born in Castellato Italy on May 18, 1935, Silvia was the daughter of the late Giovanni and Filomina Cardelli. She worked as a seamstress and tailor in Philadelphia and in New Jersey. She enjoyed taking care of her home, was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. an excellent cook and will be dearly missed by all who knew her. ...

Read More
William Marshall Redd, Jr.

William Marshall Redd, Jr.

July 28, 1921 — September 13, 2013
Service: September 21, 2013

William Marshall Redd, Jr., Mayor of Newark between 1973 and 1989, died on September 13, 2013 at Christiana Hospital. The cause of death was complications from heart surgery, which had been performed in June. Mr. Redd was 92. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Anne Harris Redd; daughter, Cathy Anne Redd (Byron Woodbury), of Washington Crossing, PA; daughter, Nancy Redd Lewis (Gary Scott Lewis), of Drexel Hill, PA; granddaughter, Elizabeth...

Read More
Norma Eleanor Weaver

Norma Eleanor Weaver

July 28, 1926 — September 13, 2013
Service: September 24, 2013

Norma Eleanor Weaver, 87, of Rising Sun, MD, passed away at her home September 13, 2013. Born in Philadelphia, PA on July 28, 1926, the only daughter of Leona LaFontaine and Daniel Dougherty, she was raised by her grandparents, Oliver and Olive Burley LaFontaine. She graduated from Calvert High School in 1943, one of the last graduating classes. She enjoyed bowling, was an avid reader, outstanding cook; famous for her potato salad, and was a...

Read More
Howard B. Tome

Howard B. Tome

September 23, 1923 — September 12, 2013
Service: September 18, 2013

Howard Bancroft Tome, age 89, of Rising Sun, MD, passed away peacefully at home on September 12, 2013. He was born on September 23, 1923 in a large farmhouse on the southwest corner of the Dr. Jack and Rowland Roads, Port Deposit, Maryland. During his childhood, the family lived on several farms in Cecil County, surviving the Great Depression of the 1930's. He was educated at the Jacob Tome Institute, Port Deposit, Maryland, where he played on...

Read More