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Obituaries

John Anthony Lane

John Anthony Lane

April 21, 1927 — March 29, 2018
Service: April 2, 2018

John Anthony Lane, age 90, of Elkton, MD, passed away peacefully at Union Hospital on March 29, 2018. Born in Cordova, WV on April 21, 1927, he was the son of the late John Anthony and Hannah Caroline (Lewis) Lane. John worked for nearly 20 years at Perry Point VA Hospital before his retirement. In his younger years, he owned and operated his family farm. A dedicated family man, John will be remembered as a hardworking man and a loving...

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Penny Sue Messinger

Penny Sue Messinger

December 16, 1973 — March 26, 2018
Service: No Services

Penny Sue Messinger, age 44 of Conowingo, MD passed away on March 26, 2018. She was born on December 16, 1973 in Havre de Grace, MD to Franklin Richard Messinger and Darlene O. (Higby) Stephens. Penny was a happy and go lucky woman who had a heart of gold. She was always thinking of others and was always there for them when they needed her most. She loved her two sons: Anthony and Gilbert and she adored her dog, Tiger who she considered one...

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Karen Ann Petry

Karen Ann Petry

March 14, 1931 — March 25, 2018
Service: April 12, 2018

Karen Ann Petry, age 87, of Newark, Delaware transitioned from her earthen vessel to her glorified body in Christ on Sunday, March 25, 2018. She was brought into this world on March 14, 1931, in Middletown, Ohio to the late William Thomas Klopp and Margaret Mary (DeFord) Klopp. Karen Ann Klopp Petry lived a colorful, selfless life raising six beautiful children and leaving behind many wonderful memories for her surviving family and all who...

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Helen Virginia Crawford

Helen Virginia Crawford

January 1, 1919 — March 21, 2018
Service: March 28, 2018

Helen Virginia Crawford, age 99, of Chesapeake City, MD, passed away on Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at Broadmeadows Nursing Home in Middletown, DE. She was born on January 1, 1919 in Rural Retreat, VA to the late James V. and Mammie May Vaught Sage. In her younger years, she worked at the Triumph Plant during World War II. She became a home maker caring for her husband and family. She loved bowling and was a member of several leagues...

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Ruth Frances Justice

Ruth Frances Justice

September 8, 1929 — March 21, 2018
Service: March 28, 2018

Ruth Frances Justice, age 88, of Peach Bottom, PA, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family on March 21, 2018. Born on September 8, 1929 in Swords Creek, Virginia, she was the daughter of the late Clarence B. and Mamie Victoria (Newberry) Short. Ruth was an active member of the Oxford Church of God for over 42 years and was also active in doing missionary work. She lived for the Lord and hoped that everyone she knew was saved....

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Donna Rose Peck

Donna Rose Peck

April 26, 1924 — March 21, 2018
Service: Services Pending

Donna Rose Peck, age 93, of Wilmington, DE passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 21, 2018. Born on April 26, 1924, Donna was the daughter of the late James and Florence Steele. Donna, a devoted Jehovah's Witness, enjoyed crocheting, sewing and listening to country music. She loved traveling, especially to Florida to visit her son, David during the winter and West Virginia, where she visited yearly. She was truly a family oriented woman...

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Emma H. Drennen

Emma H. Drennen

October 21, 1940 — March 20, 2018
Service: No Services

Emma H. Drennen, age 77, of Elkton, MD passed away peacefully at her home on Tuesday, March 20, 2018. Born on October 21, 1940 in Wilmington, DE, Emma was the daughter of the late George Howard Ash and the late Marguerite J. (Bruce) Goodyear. Emma was a talented artist and loved arts and crafts, painting and drawing. She also enjoyed jigsaw puzzles, writing in her journal and being outdoors, especially working in her yard and fishing. Her...

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Phyllis Marlene Lord

Phyllis Marlene Lord

February 29, 1948 — March 20, 2018
Service: No Services

Phyllis Marlene Lord, age 70 of Newark, DE passed away on March 20, 2018. She was born on February 29, 1948 in Wilmington, DE to the late Robert J. Lord and Charlotte (Davis) Hollobaugh. Throughout Phyllis' life, she worked as a care giver assisting the elderly in private homes. She enjoyed arts and crafts, the great outdoors, and gardening. Phyllis is survived by her brothers: Fane Lauer and his wife, Mary of Clayton, DE and Michael Rocco...

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Joshua E. Titter

Joshua E. Titter

January 3, 1990 — March 20, 2018
Service: No Services

Joshua E. Titter, age 28 of Newark, DE passed away suddenly on March 20, 2018. He was born on January 3, 1990 in Newark, DE to Edward B. Titter, Jr. and Kimberly R. (French) Titter. Josh was a free spirit and had a good heart. He enjoyed working on cars and riding dirt bikes with his friends. He also had a passion for tattooing. Josh had a special relationship with his brother, Cody and they cherished their time spent together. He was a good...

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Kathleen S. Kaminski

Kathleen S. Kaminski

February 16, 1930 — March 19, 2018
Service: Services Pending

Kathleen S. Kaminski, wife of the late Dr. Louis A. Kaminski of Newark, DE, passed away Monday, March 19, 2018 at the age of 88. She was born on February 16, 1930 in Salem, MA to the late John F. Sullivan and Anna M. (Higley) Sullivan. Kathleen was a graduate of the Hickok Secretarial School in Boston, MA before going on to work for the United States Foreign Service in Germany. She traveled the world - both through work and for pleasure -...

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