Our family serving yours

Our family serving yours

Helping you honor life

Helping you share memories

Obituaries

Patricia Ann Rose

Patricia Ann Rose

July 14, 1946 — March 28, 2017
Service: No Services

Patricia Ann Rose, age 70, of Conowingo, MD formally of Joppatowne, MD passed away on March 28, 2017. Patricia was born on July 14, 1946 in Camden, NJ to William Forrest and Dorothy Isabell Thomas. Patricia was a devoted homemaker, her home was the central meeting place for the family. Her "Girls Night In" consisted of four generations getting together enjoying each other. Patricia loved being a mother and a grandmother. Patricia and her...

Read More
Billie June Edwards

Billie June Edwards

October 30, 1938 — March 27, 2017
Service: April 3, 2017

Billie June Edwards, age 78, of Rising Sun, MD, passed away on Monday, March 27, 2017 of natural causes. Born on October 30, 1938 in Moody, TX, she was the daughter of the late Duke and Eva Mae (Denny) Cordell. Billie worked for many years as a waitress in both the York, PA and North East, MD areas. After much hard work, she opened Billie's Chuck Wagon Restaurant in North East, MD, operating it for 20 years. She also owned the Susquehanna Inn...

Read More
Shirley E. Deppish

Shirley E. Deppish

August 11, 1943 — March 26, 2017
Service: No Services

Shirley E. Deppish of Rising Sun, MD passed away on Sunday, March 26, 2017 at the age of 73. She was born in Havre de Grace, MD to the late Harry and Margaret McGonigal. Shirley was a retired PCO Dispatcher for the police department. In her free time, she loved to be outside and enjoyed gardening. Shirley had a particular liking for football and NASCAR. She was an avid New England Patriots fan and liked Penn State at the college level....

Read More
Oscar Lee Gude

Oscar Lee Gude

March 1, 1959 — March 26, 2017
Service: April 8, 2017

Oscar Lee Gude, 58, of Elkton, MD passed away on March 26, 2017. Born on March 1, 1959 in Elkton, MD, he was the son of Lucille (Wood) Gude and the late Leroy Gude. Oscar was a 1977 graduate of Elkton High School, where he excelled at track and basketball, winning many awards. He was a dedicated truck driver for over 20 years, driving for H.R. Ewell, Inc. of East Earl, PA. He worked long hours to provide for his family and talked with them by...

Read More
Hazel  Virginia  Janney

Hazel Virginia Janney

March 11, 1947 — March 26, 2017
Service: April 2, 2017

Hazel Virginia Janney, age 70, of Rising Sun, MD, passed away on Sunday, March 26, 2017 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born March 11, 1947, in Conowingo, MD to the late Paul and Jane Mac Cauley Eldreth. She was a homemaker who babysat every one of her grandchildren. She enjoyed watching her children and grandchildren play sports. She especially enjoyed baseball and was an avid fan of the Orioles. Her great granddaughter...

Read More
Christopher James MacDonald

Christopher James MacDonald

January 13, 1975 — March 25, 2017
Service: April 1, 2017

Christopher James MacDonald, "Chris" age 42 of Newark, DE passed away on March 25, 2017. He was born on January 13, 1975 in Elkton, MD to James Kenneth MacDonald and Rosemarie Blevins (Hoffman). Chris worked for a security firm and was recently promoted to Supervisor. In his earlier years, Chris rode horses and recently expressed an interest in getting back into the sport. He was a movie fanatic and especially loved The Incredible Hulk,...

Read More
Norma L Knox

Norma L Knox

April 24, 1936 — March 23, 2017
Service: March 29, 2017

Norma Lee Knox of Newark, DE passed away on Thursday, March 23, 2017. She was born in 1936 to the late Walter and Edna (French) Foraker. Norma was a graduate of Newark High School Class of 1954. She was a homemaker prior to pursuing a career with the Christina School District as a baker and eventually a manager of several elementary school cafeterias. Norma was dedicated to the Firefighters Ladies Auxiliary at the local and county levels. She...

Read More
Thomas Lee Beale

Thomas Lee Beale

June 23, 1923 — March 22, 2017
Service: May 13, 2017

Thomas (Tom) Lee Beale (age 93) died March 22, 2017, in Roseburg, OR, after battling cancer for the past year. He was born on June 23, 1923, in Norfolk, VA, second son of the late William Elton Beale (1888-1985) and the late Ruth Eleanor Boyce Beale (1886-1974). His wife of 64 years, Doris Ellen McGrady Beale (1925-2011), preceded him in death as did his son, Thomas (Tommy) Lee Beale II (1958-1979) and his brother, William (Billy) Elton Beale...

Read More
William "Bill" Brooks

William "Bill" Brooks

March 20, 1938 — March 19, 2017
Service: March 25, 2017

William "Bill" C. Brooks, Jr. of Dover, DE, age 78, passed away Sunday, March 19, 2017. He was born on March 20, 1938 to the late William C. Brooks, Sr. and Madge Sybil (Steele) Brooks. Bill was born and raised in Bluefield, WV. He married Ava R. Evans on November 2, 1955 and moved to Wilmington, DE. Upon moving to Delaware, Bill worked for Electric Hose. He then went on to work for Diamond Shamrock in Delaware City as an electrician for 28...

Read More
John Stewart Hopkins, Jr.

John Stewart Hopkins, Jr.

March 27, 1918 — March 19, 2017
Service: March 22, 2017

John Stewart Hopkins, Jr., 98, formerly of Smyrna, died March 19 at Brookdale Senior Living Facility, Dover, Del., after an extended period of declining health. At the time of his passing, John was believed to be the oldest resident living at Brookdale. Born March 27, 1918, in Newark, Del., he was the son of the late John S. and Mabel G. Hopkins of Newark, Del. He also is preceded in death by his wife, Lucy Jane Hartman, who passed away in...

Read More