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Obituaries

Barbara Ann Wadolny

Barbara Ann Wadolny

January 25, 1943 — May 27, 2019
Service: June 5, 2019

Barbara Ann Wadolny, age 76 of Bear, DE passed away on Monday, May 27, 2019. Born January 25, 1943 in Pittston, Pennsylvania, Barbara was the daughter of the late Anthony and Helen (Valkos) Derescavage. Barbara grew up in Lansdale, Pennsylvania, married and raised her family in Audubon, Pennsylvania before coming to live with her Son and Daughter-In-Law in Bear, Delaware, October of 2017. As a homemaker, Barbara enjoyed hosting family events...

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Hazel L. Emerson

Hazel L. Emerson

April 2, 1927 — May 26, 2019
Service: June 3, 2019

Hazel L. Emerson, age 92 of Ocean City, MD formerly of Oxford, PA, passed away on Sunday, May 26, 2019. She was born on April 2, 1927 in Elkton, MD to the late Randall Trimble and Beatrice (Reynolds) Trimble. Hazel was raised by her mother, Beatrice and grandparents on the Reynolds Farm in Cecil County, MD. As a child, she grew up with her aunts and had a wonderful childhood. Hazel worked as a beautician where she spent a lot of time at the...

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Suzanne Marion Miller

Suzanne Marion Miller

April 11, 1943 — May 26, 2019
Service: No Services

Suzanne Marion Miller, age 76 of Rising Sun, MD, formerly of Pottstown, PA, passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 26, 2019 surrounded by her loving family. Born April 11, 1943 in Wilkes Barre, PA, Suzanne was the daughter of the late Thomas Aloysius and Patricia Irene (Jasonis) Cunningham. Faith and family were of the utmost importance to Suzanne. She marveled at the beauty of God's creation, whether it was the pretty flowers in the garden,...

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Ciersten, Talen, and Nolan Jackson

Ciersten, Talen, and Nolan Jackson

— May 23, 2019
Service: June 6, 2019

Ciersten Nikcole Jackson, age 10, of North East, MD passed away May 23, 2019. She was born in Elkton, MD on August 10, 2008. Ciersten was in her 5th grade year at Bayview Elementary School in North East, MD. She played the flute in the school band and assisted with raising and lowering the American Flag each day for the school. Ciersten was a member of the Green Team, a conservation program where she worked to clean up for the environment...

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Anthony William Shackelford, "Tony", "T-Bone"

Anthony William Shackelford, "Tony", "T-Bone"

April 7, 1985 — May 23, 2019
Service: June 6, 2019

Anthony "Tony" William Shackelford, age 34, of Elkton, MD passed away May 23, 2019. Tony was born in Elkton, MD on April 7, 1985. Tony was an avid fan of the Dallas Cowboys football team. He enjoyed playing sports and cookouts. Tony loved spending time with his family and friends. He is survived by his father, Freddie Shackelford and his wife, Kathy of Elkton, MD; mother, Mary (Sis) Shackelford of North East, MD; sister, Tiffany...

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Janice Louise Collins

Janice Louise Collins

March 13, 1938 — May 22, 2019
Service: May 30, 2019

Janice Louise Collins, age 81 of Middletown, DE passed away on May 22, 2019. She was born on March 13, 1938 in Beverly, MA to the late George Joseph Fournier and Marguerite (Lake) Fournier. Janice was a woman of faith and was raised Catholic. She was a member of St. Josephs Parish of Middletown, DE for many years. Janice's priority in life was her family. She took great pride in raising her children and grandchildren. She enjoyed reading and...

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Merle Henry Crampton, Jr.

Merle Henry Crampton, Jr.

May 11, 1963 — May 20, 2019
Service: No Services

Merle Henry Crampton, Jr., age 56 of Brooklyn, MD passed away on Monday, May 20, 2019. Born on May 11, 1963 in Hagerstown, MD, Merle was the son of Helen C. (Griffith) Crampton and the late Merle Henry Crampton, Sr. Merle was a loving son and brother. Family was very important to him and he enjoyed every moment he could spend with them. He was an avid sports enthusiast, he especially routed for the Baltimore Ravens and Orioles. Merle enjoyed...

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Russell Leo Ellis, Sr.

Russell Leo Ellis, Sr.

February 2, 1932 — May 20, 2019
Service: May 30, 2019

Russell Leo Ellis, Sr., age 87 of Newark, DE passed away on May 20, 2019. He was born on February 2, 1932 in Luray, VA to the late Gilbert Leo Ellis and Elenora M. (Sours) Ellis. Russell graduated from the University of Maryland where he received his Bachelor's degree in agriculture. He was a very successful business man. He owned green houses and grew hydroponic tomatoes and sold them to many local grocery stores. Russell also built and...

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Leland Wayne Bancroft, Jr.

Leland Wayne Bancroft, Jr.

January 23, 1989 — May 19, 2019
Service: May 29, 2019

Leland Wayne Bancroft, Jr., age 30, of Elkton, MD passed away unexpectedly on May 19, 2019. Born on January 23, 1989 in Onslow, North Carolina, Leland was the son of Leland W. Bancroft, Sr. and Lorraine M. (Pratt) Bancroft. Leland was a 2008 graduate of Elkton High School. He spent some time employed by Royal Farms as a clerk and then worked at Newark Chrysler Jeep as a lot attendant. Most recently, Leland worked as a truck driver for the Old...

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Jacquelyn Elizabeth Cross

Jacquelyn Elizabeth Cross

July 29, 1935 — May 18, 2019
Service: June 8, 2019

Jacquelyn "Jackie" (Barto) Cross, 83, of Elkton, MD passed away May 18, 2019. A faithful member of her church since 1989, her love of the Lord was evident by her service. She taught children in primary, Beehives in Young Women and Sisters in Relief Society. Jackie was a dispatcher/agent at Jones Motor Company for over 40 years. The daughter of Elizabeth Sehl, is survived by her daughter, Heidi Rose (Stubenrauch) Simard, son-in-law,...

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