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Obituaries

Bill Bare

Bill Bare

March 5, 1958 — February 14, 2017
Service: February 21, 2017

Bill Bare, age 58, of Elkton, MD, passed away on Tuesday, February, 14, 2017 at University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore, MD. He was born on March 5, 1958, in Elkton, MD to Joe L. Bare and the late Ella Mae Ellison Bare. A 1976 graduate of North East High School, Bill worked as a production worker at various manufacturing facilities including Schultz Mobile Home, Westvaco, and Leer Corporation. He was a loyal fan of the Baltimore...

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Jeanne Coale Greer

Jeanne Coale Greer

July 8, 1929 — February 12, 2017
Service: February 17, 2017

Jeanne Coale Greer, age 87, of Conowingo, MD, passed away on Sunday, February 12, 2017 at Seasons Hospice at Christiana Care in Newark, DE. She was born on July 8, 1929 in Principio, MD to the late Harold Webster and Reba Bernice Thompson Coale. She attended Goldey Beacom College where she learned her secretarial skills. A civil servant her entire career, she started as a secretary at the Bainbridge Naval Station in Port Deposit, MD. Later,...

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Carolanne Dorazio

Carolanne Dorazio

November 30, 1941 — February 11, 2017
Service: No Services

Carolanne Dorazio of Elkton, MD, age 75, passed away Saturday, February 11, 2017. She was born November 30, 1941 in Philadelphia, PA to the late Charles Lindsay and Eunice (Sorey) Lindsay. Carolanne was waitress and bartender in the serving industry. She always wanted the best for her six children and continuously provided her best for them. She is survived by her daughter Patricia Brown of Elkton, MD; daughter Joyce Kelly and her partner...

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Ralph H. Hazel, Jr.

Ralph H. Hazel, Jr.

October 25, 1942 — February 11, 2017
Service: No Services

Capt. Ralph H. Hazel, Jr., 74, of Chesapeake City, MD, passed away on February 11, 2017, in Newark, DE. Born on October 25, 1942, in Wilmington, DE, he was the son of the late Ralph and Marguerite Hazel of Chesapeake City. Capt. Hazel was a sixth-generation Chesapeake City resident, living his last 48 years in Port Herman, where he enjoyed his dock and various boats. A graduate of Bohemia Manor High School (1960), Salisbury State University ...

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William "Bill" Alfred Marquess

William "Bill" Alfred Marquess

August 8, 1969 — February 9, 2017
Service: February 15, 2017

William "Bill" A. Marquess, age 47, of Fair Hill, MD passed away unexpectedly Thursday, February 9, 2017. Bill was the son of Norman E. and Wanda J. Marquess. Bill was a graduate of Elkton High School, "Class of '88." He loved his family first and always. He enjoyed riding his Harley with many of his buddies. Bill was an avid hunter and fisherman. He went on the hunt of a lifetime to see each of his boys get their first black bears. He spent...

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Rita D. Funk

Rita D. Funk

December 29, 1954 — February 8, 2017
Service: February 14, 2017

Rita D. Funk of Rising Sun, MD, age 62, passed away Wednesday, February 8, 2017. She was born on December 29, 1954 in Pittsburgh, PA to the late Dick Kellner and Helen (Firestone) Kellner. Rita was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary with the Rising Sun Fire Company for over 40 years, an active member of the Ladies Auxiliary with the American Legion Post 194 and loved spending time with her family and her "grand-puppy" Lily. She supported other...

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David H. Kraus

David H. Kraus

May 6, 1947 — February 8, 2017
Service: February 23, 2017

David Harland Kraus age 69 passed away on February 8, 2017 in Elkton Maryland. He was born on May 6, 1947 in Orange New Jersey to the late Ellsworth Harland Kraus and Ruth Elsa Storms. He had one sister Linda E Lilley of Punta Gorda Fl. and three brothers Wesley Storms of Punta Gorda Fl. Paul Storms of Russellville Kentucky and The late Michael Storms of Burnsville North Carolina, and Many nephews and nieces. David enjoyed listening to music and...

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James P. Purvis, "Jim"

James P. Purvis, "Jim"

February 4, 1943 — February 8, 2017
Service: February 18, 2017

James P. Purvis (Jim) age 74 of Landenberg, PA passed away on February 8, 2017. He was born on February 4, 1943 in Augusta, GA. Jim was in the ROTC Program at University Delaware and joined the Army where he served in Vietnam after graduation. Jim began working for the federal government in Health and Human Services as an executive director. Through work, he attended University of Southern California to obtain his Master's Degree. While...

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Bruce Reds Malin

Bruce Reds Malin

August 7, 1940 — February 2, 2017
Service: February 16, 2017

Bruce D. "Reds" Malin, age 76, passed away at home Thursday, February 2, 2017. He was born in Phoenixville, PA, on August 7, 1940 to the late Taylor A. Malin and Myrtle A. (Clegg) Malin. Bruce graduated from Phoenixville High School, then went on to serve in the U.S. Army as a MP. He retired from his career as a Sales Manager at Alger Oil in 2006. Bruce pitched fast pitch softball and enjoyed hunting, fishing, sports, playing golf and card...

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James Brockway Jones, "The Rev"

James Brockway Jones, "The Rev"

September 16, 1949 — February 1, 2017
Service: February 7, 2017

Reverend James Brockway Jones (Jim), age 67 of Rising Sun, MD passed away on February 1, 2017. He was born on September 16, 1949 in Rockford, IL to the late, Hueblin Brockway Jones and Maxine (Campbell) Jones. Reverend Jim dedicated his life to serving his community. In 1976, Jim became the pastor for Leeds United Methodist Church in Elkton, MD and was transferred to Janes United Methodist Church in Rising Sun, MD in 1984 where he served 27...

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