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Kendra M. Dobyns

Kendra M. Dobyns

June 25, 1991 — June 1, 2012
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Kendra M. Dobyns, age 20, of Elkton, MD passed away on June 1, 2012. She was born on June 25, 1991 in Ontario, California to David D. Dobyns & Jane A. O'Rourke. Kendra was attending Paul Mitchell Cosmetology School in Newark, DE. She enjoyed being with her family and spending time at the beach. She is survived by her father, David D. Dobyns of Elkton, MD; mother Jane A. O'Rourke of Elkton, MD; sisters, Crystal Dobyns of Corona, CA and...

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David C. Everson, Jr.

David C. Everson, Jr.

May 20, 1971 — June 1, 2012
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David C. Everson, Jr, age 41, passed away suddenly on Friday evening, June 1, 2012 in Chesapeake City, MD. Born May 20, 1971in Wilmington, DE, he was the son of David C. and Barbara (DiMattia) Everson, Sr. A 1989 graduate of Hodgson Vo-Tech, he was employed by W.L. Gore as a Biomedical Engineer. An avid outdoor sportsman, he enjoyed hunting, fishing and boating. A proficient woodworker, he placed 1st in the state and 7th nationally in the...

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Walter C. Smith

Walter C. Smith

June 20, 1935 — May 31, 2012
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Walter Carl Smith, Jr., age 76, of Perryville, MD passed away suddenly on Thursday, May 31, 2012 at Elkton Care & Rehabilitation. He was born on June 20, 1935 in Wythe, VA to the late Walter Carl Smith and Ethel Elizabeth Jones Smith. Walter was a truck driver for many years and also served in the U S Navy. He was a very likeable person and was loved by all. Walter enjoyed spending time with his family. He is survived by his wife, Donna...

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Gerald I. Alcorn

January 17, 2012 — May 30, 2012
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Gerald I. Alcorn, 92, of Newark, DE, formerly of Neptune, NJ, passed away peacefully at his home the morning of May 30, 2012. The eldest of seven brothers, Gerald was born in Greensburg, PA on January 17, 1920, the son of the late Eugene and Millie Balant Alcorn. From 1938-41, Gerald was a hydrolic press operator at the Pennsylvania Rubber Co. in Jeannette, PA. He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps from 1941-45 and was part of the Normandy...

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Carolyn B. Harris

Carolyn B. Harris

November 8, 1924 — May 30, 2012
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Carolyn B. Harris, age 87, of Rising Sun, MD, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 30, 2012 at her home surrounded by her family. Besides being a homemaker, she worked at various jobs throughout her life finally retiring as a school bus matron. Three sons and their spouses and a host of grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and a cousin survive her. Two husbands, a sister and a brother predeceased her. The family would like to...

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Ann L. Heuer

February 8, 1937 — May 30, 2012
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Ann L. Sanders Heuer, age 75, of Elkton, MD died Wed., May 30, 2012. Born in Scranton, PA, she was the daughter of the late William and Helen Sanders. Ann graduated from Pennsylvania State University in 1959, and received her Masters in Social Work from UMBC in Baltimore. She retired from Baltimore County, having spent most of her career employed at Franklin Square Hospital. Ann was an avid reader and had many interests, especially...

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Charles E. Shafer

January 1, 1920 — May 30, 2012
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Charles E. Shafer, age 92, of Warwick, MD, passed away on Wednesday, May 30, 2012. Born on New Years Day, 1920 in Bismark, North Dakota, Mr. Shafer was the eldest of 6 siblings in a Great Depression Era family who soon returned to their native Pennsylvania. An honors student, Mr. Shafer was unable to pursue his ambition to attend college until after working and saving for 2 years, then winning a scholarship in Architectural Engineering to...

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James Benson Kirk

James Benson Kirk

October 26, 1940 — May 29, 2012
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James 'Benny' Benson Kirk, age 71, of Perryville, MD, passed away on Tuesday, May 29, 2012. He was born on October 26, 1940 to the late Curtis and Ruthie Faye (Patrick) Kirk. Benny worked as a master electrician at Aberdeen Proving Ground Department of Public Works, where he retired in 2003. He enjoyed boating, fishing and traveling with friends and family. He is survived by his loving wife, Dorothy S. Kirk of Perryville, MD; son, Jeffrey...

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Russell Benjamin Powers, Jr.

Russell Benjamin Powers, Jr.

May 30, 1925 — May 28, 2012
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Russell Benjamin Powers, Jr., age 86, passed away peacefully at home after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease. He was born on May 30, 1925 to the late Ruth and Russell Powers Sr. in Grand Rapids, MI. Russell was a naval navigator in WWII. After the war, he entered Michigan State University in East Lansing. He then married his first wife, Nancy Harkness Powers. They raised two children, Mark and Suzanne. In 1963 the family moved to...

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Bliss Marie Rawling

Bliss Marie Rawling

January 14, 1972 — May 27, 2012
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Bliss Marie Rawling died at home on May 27, 2012 after a long battle with ovarian cancer. Bliss was the wife and long time companion of Andrew Douglass Rawling and the daughter of Judith Burns Isaacson. Bliss was also lovingly raised by Mary Loewenstein Anderson of Elkton, MD and Barbara Barrett of Baltimore, MD, who considered her their own daughter. She was bliss, and a joy to everyone who knew her. She leaves behind her three dogs Jake,...

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