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Obituaries

James "Pecker" Davis

James "Pecker" Davis

August 7, 1948 — January 18, 2018
Service: January 24, 2018

James "Pecker" W. Davis, age 69, passed away peacefully on January 18, 2018. Born in Elkton, MD on August 7, 1948, he was the son of the late William and Ruth (Simmons) Davis. Pecker was a graduate of Elkton High School and served his country proudly in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. After his service, Pecker was a cook at the Howard House for many years. He was an avid fan of the Philadelphia Eagles and the Baltimore Orioles, and he...

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John "Doug" Ewing

John "Doug" Ewing

January 25, 1959 — January 16, 2018
Service: No Services

John Douglas Ewing, age 58 of Newark, DE, passed away January 16, 2018 peacefully at home surrounded by his Wife, his son, and close friends. He was born in Wilmington, DE to the late John and Lorene Ewing. Doug was the original founder of Ewing Towing of Newark in 1980. A service advisor at Del Trans, both he and his wife of 37 years were avid campers, and had been weekend warriors at Pequea Creek Campground for the better part of the last...

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Mark Anthony Reed

Mark Anthony Reed

February 14, 1993 — January 16, 2018
Service: January 27, 2018

Mark Anthony Reed, age 24, of Newark, DE, passed away on January 16, 2018. He was born on February 14, 1993 in Newark, DE, the son of James Robert Reed and Trudy Winnona (Hanna) Reed of Newark. Mark was employed as a cook at the Stone Balloon Wine House in Newark, DE. Among his favorite past times were fishing, spending time outdoors, and hanging out with his friends. Mark especially enjoyed bonfires and movie Westerns. He was a graduate of...

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Ethel R. Zabenko

Ethel R. Zabenko

June 3, 1929 — January 16, 2018
Service: January 22, 2018

Ethel R. Zabenko, age 88 of Newark, DE passed away on January 16, 2018 after her brave battle with Dementia/Alzheimer's. She was born on June 3, 1929 in Wilmington, DE to the late Melvin Weaver and Evelyn (Shew) Weaver. Ethel was a lifelong member of Newark United Methodist Church where she was an active member of numerous women's organizations. Ethel was a proud graduate of the University of Delaware where she received her Bachelor's Degree....

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Esther "Patty" Carrico

Esther "Patty" Carrico

August 15, 1931 — January 15, 2018
Service: January 31, 2018

Esther "Patty" Almeda Carrico, age 86 of Newark DE, passed away on January 15, 2018 surrounded by her loving family. She was born on August 15, 1931 in New Castle, DE to the late Clarence B. Dean and Anna McCully Alker. Patty served in the U.S. Army before beginning her journey into motherhood. She then became employed by the United States Postal Office for more than 20 years. During her retirement years, she was an avid reader and enjoyed...

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Margaret Rose Daly

Margaret Rose Daly

July 21, 1926 — January 12, 2018
Service: January 17, 2018

Margaret Daly, age 91, of North Wildwood, NJ, and formerly of Newark, DE, passed peacefully on Friday, January 12, 2018 at Cape Regional Medical Center. She was born on July 21, 1926 to the late Frances and Vinico Primavera. She was raised in Penns Grove, NJ with her brothers Floyd and Louis, and her sister June. Margaret lived and worked for 30 years in her longtime home of Newark, Delaware where she was amongst the first few females to...

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Michael Edward Finn

Michael Edward Finn

July 14, 1948 — January 11, 2018
Service: January 20, 2018

Michael Edward Finn, age 69 of Rising Sun, MD passed away on January 11, 2018. He was born on July 14, 1948 in Baltimore, MD to the late James Edward Finn and Emma M. (Lovell) Finn. Michael was a proud graduate of University of Maryland where he received his Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice in 1974. Michael served his country as a proud United States Marine for four years and served in two tours in Vietnam. Many will remember him for...

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Paul R. Goodchild, Jr.

Paul R. Goodchild, Jr.

August 7, 1949 — January 11, 2018
Service: January 19, 2018

Paul R. Goodchild, Jr., age 68, passed away at home January 11, 2018. He was born on August 7, 1949 in Elkton, MD to the late Paul R. Goodchild Sr. and Grace L. Fisher. Paul was a loving father and devoted employee. He enjoyed horses, John Wayne movies, county music, fishing, playing poker and time spent drinking coffee with family and friends. Paul was involved in the family business, Goodchild Incorporated and was a member of Aetna Hose,...

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Dean Marshall Pomeroy

Dean Marshall Pomeroy

August 9, 1950 — January 7, 2018
Service: No Services

Dean Marshall Pomeroy, age 67, of Rising Sun, MD passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on January 7, 2018. Born in Fairbanks, Alaska on August 9, 1950, he was the son of the late George and Luceta Pomeroy. Dean served his country proudly in the US Navy during the Vietnam War. After his service, he went on to work as a Biotechnical Engineer for the Federal Civil Services for 35 years. Dean greatly enjoyed electronics, math, and going...

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Shelby Lee Griffey

Shelby Lee Griffey

May 7, 1963 — January 4, 2018
Service: May 19, 2018

Shelby Lee Griffey, age 54, of Have de Grace, MD passed away on January 04, 2018. Born in Lebanon, PA on May 07, 1963, she was the daughter of the late Gary and Lois Davis. Shelby's passion was for the outdoors. She loved being immersed in nature, especially at Susquehanna State Park and the Norman Wood Bridge area. Shelby could often be found fishing, camping and hiking, but her most cherished time was spent with her family. Shelby is...

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