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Obituaries

Ellen Stixrude

Ellen Stixrude

October 8, 1928 — March 9, 2018
Service: March 16, 2018

Ellen Stixrude, age 89, of Newark, DE passed away peacefully on Friday, March 9, 2018 surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Oldenburg/Holstein, Germany in 1928 to the late Paul Felsch and Dorothea Jacobsen. Ellen graduated from the Freiherr von Stein gymnasium in 1947 with an abitur degree in Math. During her school years and beyond she was an avid sports enthusiast who loved to swim in the nearby Baltic Sea, she participated in...

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Betty Ann Rash-Walker

Betty Ann Rash-Walker

November 5, 1933 — March 8, 2018
Service: March 15, 2018

Betty Ann Rash-Walker, age 84 of Newark, DE passed away on March 8, 2018. She was born on November 5, 1933 in Elkton, MD to the late Walter Cole and Anna T. (Haley) Cole. Betty enjoyed her life to the fullest. She loved spending time with her family and taking trips to Rehoboth Beach and the Delaware Inlet. In her early years, she was a woman who loved to gamble. She would make trips to Atlantic City and Delaware Park hoping to get lucky with...

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James Powell Adams

James Powell Adams

July 26, 1941 — March 7, 2018
Service: May 19, 2018

Colonel James Powell Adams, "Jim", age 76 of Charleston, SC passed away on March 7, 2018. He was born on July 26, 1941 in Milford, DE to the late Major General Albert White Adams and Christine (Powell) Adams. Jim was a Colonel in the United States Army where he proudly served his country for over 40 years. He began his career in July 1959, joining the Delaware National Guard as an enlisted man until he was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in...

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Eva Marie Daicar

Eva Marie Daicar

December 27, 1943 — March 7, 2018
Service: No Services

Eva M. Daicar, 74, passed away peacefully March 7, 2018 following a long and courageous battle with cancer. Eva was born on December 27, 1943 in Belleville, Ontario, Canada. Eva had a varied and successful career as a clinical psychologist at the Toronto General Hospital, in executive selection with the Government of Canada in Ottawa, as a psychologist with the Government of Alberta, Canada, as first Director of the Adult Day Care Center at...

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Ruth Theresa Bedwell

Ruth Theresa Bedwell

November 28, 1946 — March 6, 2018
Service: No Services

Ruth Theresa Bedwell, age 71, of Newark, Delaware, passed away peacefully on March 6, 2018. Born on Thanksgiving, November 28, 1946 in Wilmington, DE, she was the daughter of the late Silver Jim and Catherine (Maier) Taylor. Ruth enjoyed shopping every day of the year, provided that the weather and her body were willing to accommodate that desire. Her favorite haunts were WalMart, Boscov's, Kohl's, Target, Acme, Safeway, Shop Rite, Whole...

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Paul  F.  Harris, Jr.

Paul F. Harris, Jr.

March 9, 1947 — March 6, 2018
Service: March 17, 2018

Paul F. Harris, Jr., age 70, of Newark, DE, passed away suddenly on Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at Christiana Hospital. He was born on March 9, 1947 in Charleston, WV, to the late Paul F., Sr., and Virginia Shafer Harris. A skilled musician, Paul earned his Bachelors Degree from Marshall University, where he was the Drum Major in the marching band. While at Marshall, he was a member of the ZBT Gamma Epsilon Fraternity. He went on to earn his...

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Barbara A. Brown

Barbara A. Brown

June 20, 1936 — March 5, 2018
Service: March 15, 2018

Barbara A. Brown, age 81, of Newark, DE, passed away on March 5, 2018. She was born on June 20, 1936, in Lowell, MA, to the late Peter and Anna Barbara Derwinis. Barbara was a pioneer in the addictions counseling field and it remained her life's work and passion. Her career began in Painesville, OH, when this area of healthcare was very new and the resources were few. While living in Ohio, Barbara was a key contributor in the establishment of...

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Helen L. Mash

Helen L. Mash

October 4, 1930 — March 5, 2018
Service: March 14, 2018

Helen Louise Mash, 87, of Elkton, MD passed away peacefully on Monday, March 5, 2018. She was born on October 4, 1930 in Webster Springs, WV to the late Eli Jackson Gregory and Luverna Eve (Dodrill) Gregory. Helen moved to Cecil County in the 1950's and worked for Plasticoid Co. for many years where she met her future husband, David Mash, Jr. After they married and her children were born, Helen devoted her life to them – her children were...

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Elizabeth Marie Scott

Elizabeth Marie Scott

March 6, 1932 — March 4, 2018
Service: No Services

Elizabeth Marie Scott, 85, of Havre de Grace, MD, passed away Sunday, March 4, 2018. She was born on March 6, 1932 in Baltimore, MD to the late Wilbur Morton Grosnell and Emma Marie (Brown) Grosnell. Elizabeth is survived by three grandsons: Joseph Jaron, Scott Hohman and his wife, Jessica, and Richard Hohman and his wife, Michelle; and eight great-grandchildren: Koal, Wyatt, Kailyn, Conner, Tate, Charlotte, Jordis and Reagan. In addition to...

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Doris Ellen Long

Doris Ellen Long

July 21, 1940 — March 3, 2018
Service: No Services

Doris Ellen Long, age 77, of Perryville, MD passed away on Saturday, March 3, 2018. Born on July 21, 1940 in Baltimore, MD, Doris was the daughter of the late Edger and Eleanor Hanson. Doris worked as a secretary at Day Spring Pediatrics in Rising Sun, MD for many years. She enjoyed living by the water with her son and his family, and feeding her ducks (Fred&Ethel) Her favorite things to do were going to the Wellwood and playing board games...

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