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Obituaries

Ronald "Ronnie" G. Hemrick, Sr.

Ronald "Ronnie" G. Hemrick, Sr.

September 26, 1949 — January 5, 2017
Service: January 21, 2017

Ronald "Ronnie" G. Hemrick, Sr., 67, of Bear, DE, passed away surrounded by family on Thursday, January 5, 2017. Born on September 26, 1949 in Hendersonville, NC, he was the son of Carl and Helen (Suttles) Steppe. Ronnie was a Veteran of the US Army where he served in Vietnam. He then went on to work for Henkels & McCoy, Inc. in Rising Sun, MD, retiring in 1991 after 20 plus years of service. Throughout his life, Ronnie invested in real...

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Bernice Montgomery

Bernice Montgomery

November 21, 1927 — January 5, 2017
Service: January 20, 2017

Bernice Montgomery, 89, of Rising Sun, MD, passed away peacefully on Thursday, January 5, 2017. Born on November 21, 1927 in Lewisville, PA, she was the daughter of the late William K. and Laura I. (Stoops) Simmons. Bernice was a graduate of Oxford High School in Oxford, PA. She then entered the workforce and throughout her life worked for Thiokol, Montgomery Farm Equipment, and Ag Industrial. Bernice was a member of Rosebank United Methodist...

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Anthony Gottardo Salemi, Jr.

Anthony Gottardo Salemi, Jr.

August 17, 1948 — January 5, 2017
Service: January 13, 2017

Anthony Gottardo Salemi, Jr., "Tony," 68, of Bel Air, MD, passed away peacefully on Thursday, January 5, 2017. Born on August 17, 1948 in Chester, PA, he was the son of the late Gottardo Anthony and Santa Marie (Lupinetti) Salemi. Anthony was preceded in death by his sister, Mary Anne Rossiter. Anthony worked various jobs throughout his life. He worked at Future Ford detailing cars, at Peach Bottom Atomic Power Plant, at MTA as a Hatem...

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Glenn Lee Smith

Glenn Lee Smith

January 26, 1961 — January 5, 2017
Service: January 11, 2017

Glenn Lee Smith, 55, of Landenberg, PA, passed away on Thursday, January 5, 2017. Born on January 26, 1961 in Corpus Christi, TX, he was the son of Theresa (Cruz) Burkey. Glenn worked as a pipefitter at Local 74 for many years. He greatly enjoyed time with friends, grilling and smoking food, and watching both college and professional football. His favorite teams were the Philadelphia Eagles and the Alabama Crimson Tide. Glenn loved life and...

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Betty J Foster

Betty J Foster

April 16, 1942 — January 4, 2017
Service: January 14, 2017

Betty Jane (Baker) Foster of Elkton, MD, age 74, passed away Wednesday, January 4, 2017. She was born in Elkton, MD on April 16, 1942 to the late Leroy Harden Baker and Katherine Sara (Biggs) Baker. Betty found joy in doing hair, which she was able to incorporate in to her career as a beautician. She loved working around her home and being a homemaker. Betty enjoyed cooking and baking. Betty is survived by her daughter, Marcia Foster Rosa,...

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Henry James Norton

Henry James Norton

July 8, 1930 — January 4, 2017
Service: January 11, 2017

Henry James Norton, age 86, of Wilmington, DE, passed away on Wednesday, January 4, 2017 at Heartland Hospice in Wilmington, DE from congestive heart failure. He was born July 8, 1930, in London, England to the late Edward and Gladys Norton. Henry attended a technical trade school where he trained as a mechanical engineer in London. Henry and his family emigrated from the UK in 1967. He first worked for General Electric in the Aerospace...

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Gaye Shields

Gaye Shields

November 20, 1928 — January 3, 2017
Service: January 9, 2017

Gaye B. Shields of Elkton, MD, age 88, passed away on Tuesday, January 3, 2017. She was born in Whitby, WV on November 20, 1928 to the late Everett Brooks Sr. and Wilma (Martin) Scarburough. Gaye worked at the Cecil County Treasury for 30 years. She was a member of the Degree of Pocahontas the women's affiliate of The Improved Order of Red Men. Gaye enjoyed shopping and collecting various items. She loved going to yard sales and flea markets...

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Barbara Carol Tramell

Barbara Carol Tramell

November 6, 1947 — January 3, 2017
Service: January 7, 2017

Barbara Carol Tramell, age 69, of Rising Sun, died peacefully at her home in Rising Sun, MD, on January 3, 2017. Born in Jefferson, NC on November 6, 1947; she was the daughter of the late George Harrison Tramell, Jr. and Mary Jewell Tramell. Ms. Tramell is survived by her daughter, Dawn Marie Crouse and husband, Dennis, of Darlington, MD, and her son, William Edward (Eddie) Remines and wife, Rhonda, of Rising Sun, MD; her brother, Robert ...

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Treva Lou Hewlett

Treva Lou Hewlett

November 11, 1933 — December 31, 2016
Service: January 14, 2017

Treva Lou Hewlett, age 83 of Newark, DE passed away on December 31, 2016. She was born on November 11, 1933 in Miami, FL to the late, Edgar C. Hall and Treva Lou (Blanton) Hall. Treva attended Andrew Jackson High School in Jacksonville, FL. She then attended Jacksonville Junior College for an Associates' Degree, during her enrollment there she was crowned Miss Jacksonville Jr. College Queen. Continuing her education she graduated from...

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Robert Harold Grundy

Robert Harold Grundy

February 7, 1930 — December 30, 2016
Service: January 12, 2017

Robert Harold Grundy, age 86 of Newark, DE passed away on December 30, 2016. He was born on February 7, 1930 in Newark, DE to the late, John Grundy and Christina (Dingfelder) Grundy. Robert was in the Army and served in the Korean War where he was a forward observer. Later, he became an owner/operator and was a long haul trucker. He was also a long time member of the Newark VFW. Robert is survived by his sister, Doris Coomes of CA;...

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