Our family serving yours

Our family serving yours

Helping you honor life

Helping you share memories

Obituaries

Ronald Ewart Black

Ronald Ewart Black

July 22, 1929 — September 30, 2019
Service: October 5, 2019

Ronald Ewart Black Ronald Ewart Black, age 90 of Rising Sun, MD passed away on September 29, 2019. He was born on July 22, 1929 in Burlington, NC to the late Paul Ritchie Black and Thames (Apple) Black. Ronald graduated from Elon High School in North Carolina and later studied at Elon College where he received his AB degree. He furthered his education by obtaining his Master's Degree in Music from Columbia University in New York City and a...

Read More
Charles M. Gibb, Jr.

Charles M. Gibb, Jr.

August 19, 1948 — September 30, 2019
Service: October 7, 2019

Charles "Charlie" M. Gibb Jr., age 71, passed away on Monday, September 30, 2019. He was born in Wilmington, DE on August 19, 1948 to the late Charles M. Gibb Sr. and Mary E. (Wilson) Gibb. A lifelong Newark residence, Charlie graduated from Newark High School in 1967 and went on to proudly serve 6 years in the U.S. Navy. He also served an additional 5 years in the U.S. Naval Reserves. He retired from the DuPont Pencader Vespel site after 37...

Read More
Robert Bob Erdman, Jr.

Robert Bob Erdman, Jr.

March 21, 1939 — September 28, 2019
Service: No Services

Robert Forrest Erdman, Jr. "Bob", age 80 of North East, MD passed away on Saturday, September 28, 2019. He was born on March 21, 1939 in Coatsville, PA to the late Robert Forrest Erdman, Sr. and Martha (Morgan) Erdman. Bob was a simple man who lived a simple life. He was a life-long boater who loved being on the water. His favorite bodies of water were the Chesapeake Bay and the North East River. He also adored all of his pets throughout his...

Read More
Anna Martin

Anna Martin

September 22, 1943 — September 27, 2019
Service: October 9, 2019

Anna "Judy" Loise Martin age 76 of Mulberry, FL, formally of Elkton, MD, died peacefully on Friday, September 27, 2019 with her loving husband, Ronald by her side. The daughter of Henry and Agnes (Tharpe) O'Neal, Anna was born in Middletown, DE on September 22, 1943. Anna retired from Cecil County Roads Department in 2012 after 15 years of service. She was a member of the Moose Lodge in Elkton, MD and New Castle, DE for 29 years. Anna loved...

Read More
Maynard Shaw

Maynard Shaw

September 20, 1937 — September 26, 2019
Service: October 7, 2019

Maynard Gilbert Shaw, age 82, passed away on Thursday, September 26,2019. He was born in Maine on September 20, 1937 to the late Donald Shaw and Jessie Shaw. Maynard was a proud U.S Army service member. He worked at APG as a Boiler Plant Operator and enjoyed his early retirement from APG in 1996. Maynard was a member of the Elkton United Methodist Church. During his free time, he loved photographing nature, especially birds, and was an...

Read More
Donald R. Hartwig

Donald R. Hartwig

March 25, 1927 — September 25, 2019
Service: October 3, 2019

Donald R. Hartwig, age 92, of Newark, DE passed away on Wednesday, September 25, 2019. He was born on March 25, 1927 in Tamaqua, PA to the late Robert A. Hartwig and Catherine Elizabeth (Rosenberger) Hartwig. Donald graduated in 1944 from Tamaqua High School. After high school he proudly served in the US Navy during the World War ll and was in the South Pacific Theater. He worked as the Supervisor of building and grounds for the New Castle...

Read More
Franklin Eugene Holtman, Jr.

Franklin Eugene Holtman, Jr.

January 27, 1960 — September 24, 2019
Service: October 5, 2019

Franklin, "Frank" Eugene Holtman, Jr., age 59 of Rising Sun, MD passed away on Tuesday, September 24, 2019. He was born on January 27, 1960 in Baltimore, MD to the late Franklin Eugene Holtman, Sr. and Janice Ann (Yeager) Holtman. Frank was very diverse in his range of activities. He enjoyed riding motorcycles, shooting guns with his sons, collecting antiques, and spending time in nature. Frank recently joined Kung Fu, which he started in his...

Read More
William  "Bill" Louis Kirn, Jr.

William "Bill" Louis Kirn, Jr.

December 8, 1956 — September 23, 2019
Service: No Services

William, "Bill" Louis Kirn, Jr., age 62 of Newark, DE passed away on Monday, September 23, 2019. He was born on December 08, 1956 in Wilmington, DE to the late William Louis Kirn, Sr. and Evelyn Elizabeth (Thompson) Kirn. Bill was highly skilled in welding and will always be remembered for how hard he worked. He was very outgoing, straightforward, and good hearted. Bill enjoyed hunting rabbit, duck, goose, and deer. He also enjoyed fishing...

Read More
Lucille I. Wilson

Lucille I. Wilson

June 10, 1921 — September 23, 2019
Service: No Services

Lucille I. Wilson, age 98 of Newark, DE passed away on Monday, September 23, 2019. She was born in Tuscaloosa, AL on June 10, 1921 to the late Thomas Ingram and Stevie (Thompson) Ingram. Lucille was an honor student (Summa Cum Laude).. She achieved a Master's Degree in English Literature, a Master's in Education and Bachelor Degree in Human Resources. She was a substitute teacher and later became the Director of Personnel at DuPont's Water...

Read More
Willie Samuel Lyle

Willie Samuel Lyle

June 13, 1953 — September 20, 2019
Service: October 4, 2019

Willie Samuel Lyle, age 66 of Newark, DE passed away on Friday, September 20, 2019. He was born in Elkton, MD on June 13, 1953 to the late Walter Lyle, Sr. and Daisy Rebecca (Brown) Lyle. Willie served his country in the Army and later became a mechanic in the National Guard. He was an avid fisherman and a passionate fan of the Dallas Cowboys. He was very close with his family and had a special bond with them all. He was a loving brother, a...

Read More