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Obituaries

Kinneth Paul Ross

May 17, 1943 — May 2, 2020
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Kinneth Paul Ross, age 76, of Newark, DE passed away May 2, 2020. He was born on May 17, 1943 in Conway, AR to the late Kinneth Rupert Ross and Opal Lorene Ross (Anderson). Paul loved red wine, playing bingo and Uno. He also enjoyed watching Golden Girls and would be found listening to classical music. When Paul was younger, he loved camping, wood working and riding around in his cars or on his motorcycle. Paul is survived by his daughter...

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Layton Burke Thorpe

Layton Burke Thorpe

June 25, 1929 — May 2, 2020
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Layton Burke Thorpe, age 90 passed away on May 2, 2020. He was born on June 25, 1929 in Christiana, DE to the late Lewis I. Thorpe and Elsie Mae (David) Thorpe. Although Layton was a rather quiet man, he was known for his great sense of humor. He cherished his time spent with his family and looked forward to family picnics. Layton was passionate about raising pigeons and would race them against his friend's pigeons-sometimes for money, but...

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Lee Arthur Hutton

Lee Arthur Hutton

September 30, 1959 — May 1, 2020
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Lee Arthur Hutton of Chesapeake City, MD, age 60, passed away Friday, May 1, 2020. Lee was born on September 30, 1959 in Elkton, MD to the late Frank V.G. Hutton and Deloise (Cherry)(Broyles) Hutton. Lee was the owner of Hutton Builders Inc. and was a craftsman who took pride in his work building and renovating homes throughout Cecil County. He was a former president and volunteer for the Elk Creek Preservation Society and helped with the...

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George B. Robinson, Jr.

George B. Robinson, Jr.

October 14, 1945 — April 30, 2020
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George B. Robinson Jr. of Newark, DE, age 74, passed away Thursday, April 30, 2020. George was born on October 14, 1945 in Newark, DE to the late George B. Robinson Sr. and Hilda (Reed) Bromwell. George joined Aetna Hose Hook & Ladder Company in Newark, DE in 1967 where he was an active firefighter and driver in his early years, president for 6 years, director for 30 years and was the hall manager for over 30 years. He was also a Mason...

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Theresa V. Stockton

Theresa V. Stockton

May 5, 1931 — April 29, 2020
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Theresa V. Stockton of Newark, DE, age 88, passed away Wednesday, April 29, 2020. Theresa was born on May 5, 1931 in Brooklyn, New York to the late Joseph Vanicola and Josephine (Toro) Jefferson. Theresa worked as a nurse's aid at Little Sisters of the Poor for 15 years. She liked to read and loved her grandchildren. Theresa is survived by her daughter, Jean Newman and her husband, Mark; 8 grandchildren: Lindsey, Samantha, Matthew,...

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James "Jim" Pritchard

James "Jim" Pritchard

August 3, 1938 — April 28, 2020
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James "Jim" Albert Pritchard recently of Rising Sun, MD, age 81, passed away Tuesday, April 28, 2020. He was born in Knoxville, TN on August 3, 1938 to the late William Samuel Pritchard and Gertrude Rhea (Stanford) Pritchard. Jim was raised in Oak Ridge, TN. He earned his Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering from University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and was a lifelong fan of his alma mater's football team, the Tennessee Volunteers. Jim...

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Joan Isabelle Lipford

Joan Isabelle Lipford

July 6, 1938 — April 27, 2020
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Joan Isabelle Lipford, age 81, of Elkton, MD passed away Monday, April 27, 2020. She was born in Elkton, MD on July 6, 1938 to the late Nelson Walstrum and Rhoda Walstrum (Birney). Joan is survived by her son, Ryan and his wife Danielle of Elkton, MD; six grandchildren: Kevin Lipford, Eric Lipford, Adriana Lipford, Matt Larkin, Tina Lipford, and Tiffany Lipford; five great-grandchildren: Eric Jr., James, Cameron, Aubrey, and Cali Rae; and...

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Robert "Bob" Walter Sweeney

Robert "Bob" Walter Sweeney

August 2, 1942 — April 27, 2020
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Robert "Bob" Walter Sweeney, age 77, of Elkton, MD, passed away on Monday, April 27, 2020. He was born on August 2, 1942 to Mary Ann (Winkler) Miles and the late Samuel Calvin Sweeney. Bob worked for General Motors as a Foreman for 34 years before retiring. During his free time, Bob enjoyed working in his yard, fishing, golfing, and writing poetry. He had a great love for nature and animals. He was at his best when spending time with friends...

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Claire R. Pearson

Claire R. Pearson

July 10, 1925 — April 26, 2020
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Claire Regina Pearson, loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother, passed away Sunday April 26 at 1008. Claire passed peacefully in her sleep. Predeceased by her husband Bob in 2007, both were residents of the Ware Presbyterian Community in Oxford, Pa. Surviving children include Chris (wife Charmaine) of Metamora, Ill, Randy (wife Sharon) of Wilmington, DE, Bob (wife Debbie) of Huntington, IN, Nancy (husband Steve) in Las...

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Carlene B. Eckroade

Carlene B. Eckroade

August 11, 1938 — April 23, 2020
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Carlene Burton Eckroade of Rising Sun, MD, age 81, passed away at home on Thursday, April 23, 2020. She was born in Moberly, MO on August 11,1938 to the late Carl Tony Burton and Pansy Marie (Kirkendoll) Burton. Carlene was smart, curious and academically successful. The salutatorian of her high school class, she went on to earn a B.S. Degree in Chemistry from the University of Delaware, and a M.S. Degree in Information Sciences from Drexel...

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