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Obituaries

Phillip Tod Dry

Phillip Tod Dry

October 4, 1976 — June 14, 2013
Service: June 19, 2013

Phillip Tod Dry, age 36, of North East, MD passed away suddenly on June 14, 2013. He was born in Havre De Grace, MD on October 4, 1976 to William J. Sr. and Marjorie (Keen) Dry. Phil worked in the construction field and loved fixing and tinkering with things. He would always say, "If it couldn't be fixed with duck tape, zip ties or super glue, it's not worth keeping". He was also a very devoted father and husband who enjoyed telling jokes...

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Charles H. Einstein

Charles H. Einstein

January 3, 1920 — June 14, 2013
Service: June 20, 2013

Charles H. Einstein, age 93, passed away June 14, 2013 at Foot Hill Acres in Hillsborough, NJ. Born January 3, 1920 in Frankfurt, Germany, Charlie was the son of the late, Richard and Alice Einstein. Charlie came to this country through Ellis Island in 1938, became a U.S. citizen January 4, 1944 and served in the U.S. Army until his honorable discharge on March 26, 1946. He owned his own carpentry business and still had time to pursue his...

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Johnnie Ray Clark

Johnnie Ray Clark

April 12, 1961 — June 12, 2013
Service: Private Service

Johnnie Ray Clark, 52, of Elkton, MD, passed away unexpectedly at Union Hospital on June 12, 2013. Born in Elkton on April 12, 1961, Johnnie was the son of Ruth Phillips Clark and the late Vaughn Clark. He was the owner and operator of Johnnie Clark Sealcoating. Johnnie was a sports fan, especially the Eagles and Phillies, U of D football and NASCAR. He loved being in the outdoors, camping and fishing. In addition to his mother, he is...

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John Edward Ensor, Jr.

John Edward Ensor, Jr.

January 15, 1955 — June 12, 2013
Service: No Services

John E. Ensor, Jr., 58, of Earleville, MD, passed away June 12, 2013 at Union Hospital. Born in Baltimore, MD on January 15, 1955, John was the son of John and Betty Lou Ensor. He worked at Gray and Sons as a mechanic for 23 years. He enjoyed fishing and military history and was devoted to his "babies", the family cats. John will be remembered as a wonderful husband and great friend. In addition to his parents, he is survived by his wife...

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Hazel Ewing Jenkins

Hazel Ewing Jenkins

October 25, 1922 — June 12, 2013
Service: June 18, 2013

Hazel Ewing Jenkins, age 90, of Colora, MD passed away on Wednesday, June 12, 2013 at Harford Memorial Hospital. Hazel was born on October 25, 1922 in Colora, MD to the late Samuel and Lillian (Garrett) Ewing. She graduated from Colora Public School in 1935, Rising Sun High School in 1939, and attended Goldey Business College from 1940 to 1941. Hazel was a part of the WOW (Womens Ordinance Workers) during World War II, and spent the rest of...

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Eloise Joyce Conner Parker

Eloise Joyce Conner Parker

July 25, 1932 — June 12, 2013
Service: July 6, 2013

Eloise Joyce (Conner) Parker, age 80, of Rising Sun, MD passed away Wednesday, June 12, 2013 at her home surrounded by her loving family. Born in Kerrs Creek, Virginia on July 25, 1932, Eloise was the daughter of the late James Lewis Conner Sr. and Larnie Gaynell (Shinault) Conner. She was a great cook and a wonderful mother. Eloise was very nurturing and caring with her family. Eloise is survived by her sons, Allan Parker and wife,...

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Sheila Ann Butler Couden Crabtree

Sheila Ann Butler Couden Crabtree

June 20, 1949 — June 11, 2013
Service: June 17, 2013

Sheila Ann Butler Couden Crabtree, 63 of Clarkston MI passed away at home surrounded by family. Sheila battled lung cancer for 7 long years. Sheila was born in Chesapeake City MD on June 20th 1949 to the late Frank and Alva Mae Butler Johnson. Sheila worked hard for many years at various jobs. Sheila loved to watch the weather channel and keep up on the weather not only in her state of MI but also in her home state. If you knew Sheila you knew...

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Carrie B. Hodge

Carrie B. Hodge

November 29, 1937 — June 11, 2013
Service: June 17, 2013

Carrie Belle "Kate" Hodge, aged 75, of Elkton, MD, passed away on June 11, 2013 at her home in Fair Hill. She was married to her best friend, John Franklin "Frank" Hodge, Sr., for 56 years. Kate was born in Woodbine, Pennsylvania on November 29, 1937 to the late Harley and Delores Stanley. A graduate of Kennard-Dale High School in Fawn Grove, PA, Kate was a devoted wife, homemaker, and mother to three boys – John Franklin Hodge, Jr. and wife...

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Barbara Carson

Barbara Carson

May 10, 1932 — June 10, 2013
Service: June 17, 2013

Barbara Carson, age 81, of Rising Sun, MD passed away at her home on Monday, June 10, 2013 surrounded by her family and friends. Barbara was born in Rising Sun, MD on May 10, 1932 to the late William and Dorothy (Bell) Cox. Barbara was a graduate of Rising Sun High School. In her earlier years, she was a licensed beautician and worked at a beauty shop in Oxford and later out of her home. Barbara was a bookkeeper at Southern States in...

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Helen Fitzgerald Graybeal

Helen Fitzgerald Graybeal

August 24, 1927 — June 9, 2013
Service: June 12, 2013

Helen Elizabeth Fitzgerald Graybeal, 85, of Conowingo, MD, passed away June 9, 2013 at Calvert Manor Healthcare Center. A lifelong resident of Cecil County, Helen was born in Colora on August 24, 1927, the daughter of the late Sam and Mary Fitzgerald. For most of her life, she was a homemaker, raising four children. Later, she and her family established their business, Susquehanna Campgrounds and was active in the business until her retirement...

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