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Obituaries

Elizabeth Annie Ayars  "Betty"

Elizabeth Annie Ayars "Betty"

April 24, 1926 — July 18, 2017
Service: August 1, 2017

Elizabeth "Betty" Annie Ayars of Wilmington, DE, age 91, passed away Tuesday, July 18, 2017. She was born on April 24, 1926 in Newark, DE to the late Clifford J. Ayars and Mattie Peters (Guthrie) Ayars. Betty enjoyed taking photographs with her Kodak Brownie camera. As a teen, Betty was active in the Methodist youth group, putting on plays with her contemporaries. She loved reading, writing and gardening. She also liked baking and collected...

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Glen Taylor Rosado

Glen Taylor Rosado

January 11, 1956 — July 18, 2017
Service: July 23, 2017

Glen Taylor Rosado, "Pops", age 61, of Elkton, MD passed away Tuesday, July 18, 2017. Born January 11, 1956 in Wilmington, DE, Glen was the son of Emily J. (Taylor) Rosado and the late Luis A. Rosado. Glen dedicated twenty-six years to Dow Chemical in Newark, Delaware where he worked as a chemical operator. He loved the beach, especially Fenwick Island, where he spent many cherished days with his family. He enjoyed mowing the lawn and...

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Doris (Weiss) Herr

Doris (Weiss) Herr

April 5, 1930 — July 15, 2017
Service: July 21, 2017

Doris W. Herr of Middletown, DE, age 87, passed away Saturday July 15, 2017. She was born in West Grove, PA on April 5, 1930 to the late Ray Vernon Weiss and Sally Lou (Shepherd) Weiss. Doris is survived by her son, John R. Sweetman and his wife, Dee of Middletown, DE; three daughters: Lona L. Meadows and her husband, Jimmy of Hagerstown, MD, Stella L. Haines and her husband, John of Chambersburg, PA, and Patricia L. Barrett of Bear, DE; as...

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Aubrey Preston Ward, Jr.

Aubrey Preston Ward, Jr.

September 25, 1942 — July 15, 2017
Service: No Services

Aubrey Preston Ward, Jr., the beloved of Patricia Crowe Ward, died at home as they had wished July 15, 2017 Columbia, Maryland. Born in Richmond, Virginia, September 25, 1942, the elder son of Aubrey Preston Ward and Vernelle Minson Ward, he is also survived by his younger brother, James Edward Ward, and his wife, Karen; a niece, two nephews, two grand nieces, and three grandnephews. Aubrey graduated from John Marshall High School (1960)...

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Robert F Newton

Robert F Newton

July 4, 1936 — July 14, 2017
Service: July 20, 2017

Robert F. Newton of Elkton, MD, age 81, went to his eternal home Friday, July 14, 2017. He was born in Elba, AL on July 4, 1936 to the late William F. Newton and Mary June (McDowell) Newton. Robert is survived by his wife of 39 years, Rebecca "Sherlene" Newton; two sons: Robert F. Newton, Jr. and his wife, Christy of Prattville, AL and Len Gregory Newton and his wife, Holly of Elba, AL; daughter, Sara Felicia Best and her husband, Robert of...

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Susan E Garrett

Susan E Garrett

August 29, 1927 — July 13, 2017
Service: July 19, 2017

Susan E. Garrett, age 89, of Newark, DE went to be with the Lord on Thursday, July 13, 2017. She was born on August 29, 1927 in Cornelia, GA to the late William Jasper Hunter and Nora Susan (Burrell) Hunter. Susan worked for the DuPont Company of Wilmington, DE. She was a good Christian and was passionate about her relationship with the Lord. In addition to her parents, Susan was preceded in death by her husband, Herbert W. Garrett and son...

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Timothy "Timmy" Brooks

Timothy "Timmy" Brooks

February 21, 1959 — July 10, 2017
Service: July 20, 2017

Timothy N. "Timmy" Brooks, age 58, of Colora, MD, passed away on Monday, July 10, 2017. He was born on February 21, 1959 in Havre de Grace, MD to the late William Harley and Jewel Keys Brooks. Timmy was a commercial truck driver, working for several companies including Ryder, and delivering materials for Quikrete. Always willing to lend a hand, he was an active volunteer, serving with the VFW #8175 in Elkton, MD, the American Legion #194 in...

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Edward C. Collins

Edward C. Collins

January 16, 1940 — July 9, 2017
Service: July 15, 2017

Edward C. Collins, age 77, of Bear, DE died July 9, 2017. He was born January 16, 1940 in Surry County, North Carolina to the late Victor Arnold Collins and Alpha Mae Collins. Edward was an owner and operator of several restaurants throughout his career. His most recent was the Post House, located in Nottingham, PA. Edward was also a member of the Lions Club in Rising Sun. Edward is survived by his wife, of 57 years, Eileen L. Collins;...

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Barbara Fooks Redden

Barbara Fooks Redden

October 22, 1930 — July 9, 2017
Service: July 13, 2017

Barbara Fooks Redden, 86, of Newark, DE passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 9, 2017. Born on October 22, 1930 in Lewes, DE, she was the daughter of the late Dr. Carleton and Corinne (Goodwin) Fooks. Barbara was an active member of St. Nicholas Episcopal Church as well as the DAR. She volunteered for several organizations that helped those in need, including as a literacy advocate, teachers aide, and Meals on Wheels where she delivered...

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Joseph Edward Johnson

Joseph Edward Johnson

September 8, 1935 — July 5, 2017
Service: July 12, 2017

Joseph Edward Johnson, age 81, of Rising Sun, MD passed away Wednesday, July 5, 2017. He was born in Rising Sun, MD on September 8, 1935 to the late Joseph and Ruth Johnson. Being a lifetime member of the Community Fire Company of Rising Sun, MD, Edward lived and breathed for the fire company and could often be found driving both ambulances and fire trucks. He played softball for many years with multiple Fire Company and Church Leagues....

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