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Trevor D. Elvin, Jr., "Skip"

Trevor D. Elvin, Jr., "Skip"

September 13, 1952 — February 22, 2017
Service: March 3, 2017

Trevor D. Elvin, Jr., "Skip", age 64 of Lewisville, PA passed away on February 22, 2017 as a result of an automobile accident. He was born on September 13, 1952 in West Chester, PA to the late Trevor D. Elvin, Sr. and Esther P. Elvin. Skip was born and raised in Unionville, PA. After graduating from Unionville High School, he served in the United States Army and was stationed in Germany as a Military Police Officer from 1972-1974. He...

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Nellie B. Crothers

Nellie B. Crothers

May 22, 1936 — February 21, 2017
Service: February 25, 2017

Nellie B. Crothers of Conowingo, MD, age 80, passed away peacefully Tuesday, February 21, 2017. She was born in Colora, MD to the late Joseph McCoy and Julia (McGlothlin) McCoy. Everyone in the neighborhood knew her as "Miss Nellie" having driven School Bus #57 for 31 years. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She enjoyed her gardening and having the grandchildren over in the summer to swim in the pool. ...

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Ruth "Kay" Howell

Ruth "Kay" Howell

August 9, 1941 — February 21, 2017
Service: February 26, 2017

Ruth "Kay" Howell of Rising Sun, MD, daughter of the late Ralph M. Reed and Ruth Reburn Reed passed away peacefully at her home with her family Tuesday, February 21, 2017. Kay was a member of Calvary Missionary Baptist Church. She loved the Lord. She was a Sunday School and Bible School teacher for many years. Her interests included family, gardening, poetry, and baking. She was an avid card sender to shut-ins and American soldiers and...

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Wilson Frank Gartner

Wilson Frank Gartner

March 15, 1938 — February 20, 2017
Service: March 2, 2017

Wilson Frank Gartner, age 78 of Chesapeake City, MD passed away peacefully on February 20, 2017. He was born on March 15, 1938 in Los Angeles, CA to the late, Frank and Madolyn (Wilson) Gartner. Wilson retired from DuPont and was a proud life member of Friendship Fire Department in Woodbury, NJ, serving for over 50 years. In addition, Wilson volunteered at Union Hospital Adult Day Services, as well as Wilmington and Western Railroad for...

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Kenneth Kenny Archer

Kenneth Kenny Archer

June 23, 1960 — February 18, 2017
Service: February 24, 2017

Kenneth "Kenny" Allan Archer of North East, MD, age 56, passed away Saturday, February 18, 2017. He was born in Massillon, OH on June 23, 1960 to Donald Archer and the late Faith (Emmerich) Archer. Kenny attended Union City Tech in Union, NJ and Diesel Trade school for four years. He was the "family mechanic" and enjoyed working on boats. Kenny was an avid boater and lived his life on the water. He loved the outdoors, fishing, water skiing,...

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Daniel McMillan

Daniel McMillan

October 12, 1950 — February 18, 2017
Service: February 27, 2017

Daniel McMillan of New Gretna, NJ, age 66, passed away Saturday, February 18, 2017. He was born in Glasgow, Scotland on October 12, 1950 to Jessie Nicol (Wilson) McMillan and the late Daniel McMillan. Daniel emigrated from Scotland in 1958 to Waterloo, IA where he grew up. He graduated from West High School. Daniel joined the U.S. Navy in 1968 and made a career on nuclear submarines for 12 years. He graduated with honors in 1990 from the New...

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Robert "Bob" Frank Ricci

Robert "Bob" Frank Ricci

November 12, 1943 — February 18, 2017
Service: March 2, 2017

Robert "Bob" Frank Ricci, 73, of Wilmington, DE, son of the late Augustine "Gus" J. Ricci and Julia C. (Fenza) Ricci of Crum Township, Ridley, PA, passed away Friday, February 18, 2017 at Wilmington Hospital following a lengthy illness. Bob served in the U.S. Navy from 1965 to 1967 including aboard the USS Oriskany in the Vietnam War and U.S. Navy Reserve at the former Bainbridge Naval Training Center. He received the Vietnam Service Medal...

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Robert L. Boord

Robert L. Boord

July 29, 1926 — February 17, 2017
Service: February 24, 2017

Robert L. Boord of Newark, DE, 90, comparative anatomist and Professor Emeritus of the University of Delaware, passed away on February 17, 2017. Born on July 29, 1926 in Masontown, PA, he was the son of the late James Edward Boord and Helen Demko. Robert served in the U.S. Army (1945-1946). Upon discharge, he attended Washington and Jefferson College where he joined Delta Tau Delta Fraternity. He obtained his PhD from the University of...

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Alice Marie Collins DeLude

Alice Marie Collins DeLude

April 21, 1934 — February 17, 2017
Service: March 2, 2017

Alice Marie Collins DeLude of Newark, DE, age 82, passed away peacefully in her home on Friday, February 17, 2017. She was born in Bloomington, IL on April 21, 1934 to the late William Easter Collins and Eleanor T. (Bradley) Collins. Alice enjoyed puzzle books and feeding geese. She loved spending time with people, was thoughtful and was happy to give to others. Alice enjoyed attending Bible Study at the Faith Tabernacle Church and giving to...

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Merlan "Denny" Presnell

Merlan "Denny" Presnell

November 16, 1950 — February 17, 2017
Service: March 18, 2017

Merlan D. Presnell, "Dennis," age 66 of Chesapeake City, MD died at home surrounded by family on February 17, 2017. He was born on November 16, 1950 in Penns Grove, NJ to the late Merlan Presnell and Beatrice McGraw. Dennis attended Penns Grove High School. After graduating, he became a teamster in Chester County. He also owned his own business as a painter. Dennis especially loved his home, garden, family and cats. Dennis is survived by...

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