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Eileen F. Cleaves

Eileen F. Cleaves

March 25, 1924 — April 12, 2017
Service: April 18, 2017

Eileen F. Cleaves, of Willow Valley Manor in Lancaster, PA, formerly of Newark, DE, departed this life on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 in Arbor View Health Center. Eileen was a resident of Willow Valley Manor since 2004, moving from Newark, DE with her loving husband, H. DuVal Cleaves, who passed away in 2015. Eileen retired from Curtis Paper Mill in Newark, DE, where she worked for more than forty years. She was a member of Boehms United...

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Michael Philip Jepsen

Michael Philip Jepsen

September 20, 1963 — April 12, 2017
Service: April 17, 2017

Michael Philip Jepsen, age 53, of Rising Sun, MD passed away on April 12, 2017. Michael was born in Jakarta, Indonesia on September 20, 1963. Michael grew up in Copenhagen, Denmark where he was a chef in the hotel industry. In 1997 he moved to the United States and continued working as a chef at the Fair Hill Inn in Fair Hill, MD. Michael studied at Harvard University and received his Master's Degree in Hotel and Restaurant Management, he...

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Gloria M. Feliciano

Gloria M. Feliciano

November 15, 1935 — April 11, 2017
Service: April 20, 2017

Gloria M. Feliciano, age 81, of Rising Sun, MD passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 11, 2017. Born on November 15, 1935 in Orocovis, Puerto Rico, Gloria was the daughter of the late Salvador Feliciano and the late Ezequiela Morales. Gloria was an amazing and talented gardener. She worked in the floral industry her entire life and it was truly her passion. She was a kind, gentle, and humble woman whose smile is still being remembered for...

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Frederick  William  Juergens

Frederick William Juergens

June 3, 1928 — April 11, 2017
Service: April 17, 2017

Frederick William Juergens, age 88, of Elkton, MD, passed away on April 11, 2017. Born at home on Cathedral Street, he lived his whole life in Elkton. He was the son of the late Alfred and Florence (Boyer) Juergens. As a youngster, Fred served as an altar boy at Immaculate Conception Church which was located on Cathedral Street at that time. He was a bit mischievous and was well known by the nuns. They occasionally called Fred's mother,...

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John W Weber

John W Weber

April 3, 1951 — April 11, 2017
Service: No Services

John W. Weber, 66, of Newark, passed away with his youngest sister at his bedside at Christiana Hospital on April 11th after a brave battle with cancer. John began his work career at Wilmington Dry Goods where he progressed to Store Manager. After his retail career ended, John began working at the Chrysler Corporation where he retired after 30 years of service. John was a proud man with a great sense of humor. He was a lifelong Phillies fan and...

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Clara Hoskins Larsen

Clara Hoskins Larsen

September 3, 1920 — April 10, 2017
Service: May 7, 2017

Clara Hoskins Larsen of Lancaster, Pennsylvania passed away peacefully on April 10th, 2017 at the age of ninety-six. Clara was born on her family farm in Warren County, Virginia on September 3rd, 1920 to Mary Olive Hoskins and Harry Rhodes Hoskins. She attended the one room Rockland School and later graduated from Warren County High School. Following graduation, she moved to Washington, D.C where she worked as a secretary at the Washington...

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Elwood S. Wilkins III

Elwood S. Wilkins III

January 6, 1930 — April 9, 2017
Service: April 15, 2017

Elwood S. Wilkins, III age 87 of Landenberg, PA passed away on April 9, 2017. He was born on January 6, 1930 in Wilmington, DE to the late, Elwood S. Wilkins, Jr. and Marie C. (Peterson) Wilkins. Elwood worked for DuPont Stine Laboratory in the Agricultural Research Department for over thirty years. Elwood was an avid automobile historian and was known as an expert in the local 18th century antiques and history. He was a member of a number...

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Shannon Kathleen Smyth, "Kathy"

Shannon Kathleen Smyth, "Kathy"

April 21, 1932 — April 8, 2017
Service: April 13, 2017

Shannon Kathleen Smyth, "Kathy", age 84 of Chesapeake City, MD passed away on April 8, 2017. She was born on April 21, 1932 in Rahway, NJ to the late Henry Hughey Fox and Esther Pearl (Copenhaver) Fox. Kathy worked as a school aide at Paradise Knoll School in Newfoundland, NJ. She was a member of Echo Lake Baptist Church in West Milford, NJ. She worked as a CNA at Evergreen Center in Wilmington, DE. She also belonged to the Persimmon...

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Jack H.  Phillips

Jack H. Phillips

March 8, 1934 — April 7, 2017
Service: April 13, 2017

Jack H. Phillips of Chesapeake City, MD, formally of Upland, PA, peacefully passed away on April 7th. He was born on March 8, 1934 in Chester, PA to the late Doris (Morrey) Phillips and Homer Phillips. Jack worked at Reynolds Metals in Chester, PA for 10 years, and retired from Fair Acres Geriatric Center in 1997. He was a lover of horses, and in his younger years worked with many trainers at Delaware Park and Atlantic City Race Tracks. ...

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Wayne Clarence Goodman

Wayne Clarence Goodman

November 24, 1925 — April 5, 2017
Service: April 10, 2017

Wayne Clarence Goodman, age 91, of Rising Sun, MD passed away peacefully on Wednesday, April 5, 2017. Born November 24, 1925 in Baldwin, NC, Wayne was the son of the late William Russell Goodman and Clemmie Louisa (Friesland) Goodman. Wayne proudly served in the U.S. Army during WWII where he was stationed in central Europe. He walked Biggs Highway every day for more than twenty years with his beloved dog, Molly, waving to everyone who passed...

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