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Obituaries

Mark Thomas von Kleeck

Mark Thomas von Kleeck

November 25, 1965 — May 15, 2018
Service: No Services

Mark Thomas von Kleeck, age 52, passed away Tuesday, May 15, 2018 in Elkton, MD. He was born on November 25, 1965 in Fairfax, VA to John Springman von Kleeck and the late Barbara Leslie (Thompson) von Kleeck. Mark spent most of his childhood growing up in New Hope, PA and graduated from the New Hope-Solebury High School in 1983. Mark then attended the University of Delaware and graduated with a BS in Electrical Engineering (BS 1987) and went...

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Walter Lee Funk

Walter Lee Funk

June 5, 1942 — May 11, 2018
Service: May 18, 2018

Walter Funk, age 75, of Rising Sun, MD passed away on Friday, May 11, 2018. Born in Bainbridge, MD on June 5, 1942, he was the son of the late William Glenn and Stella Edith (Anderson) Funk. Walt was a lifetime member of the Rising Sun Fire Company, where he was past President and was active in supporting the Ladies Auxiliary. He served on both the Harford and Cecil County Volunteer Firemen Associations and held the title of Vice President in...

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Patrick T. McCartan

Patrick T. McCartan

July 11, 1948 — May 11, 2018
Service: May 19, 2018

Patrick Timothy McCartan died peacefully at home on May 11th, 2018 in Rising Sun, MD at the age of 69, as a result of Agent Orange-related cancers from his military service in Vietnam. Patrick was born on July 11th, 1948 in Ryan, PA to John and Marie McCartan. He graduated from Grand Island High School, NY in 1966 and joined the Army, serving in the Vietnam War. After he left the military, he pursued a variety of careers and later reenlisted...

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Kyle Ryan Gregg

Kyle Ryan Gregg

August 21, 1989 — May 6, 2018
Service: May 12, 2018

Kyle Ryan Gregg, age 28, of Elkton, MD passed away Sunday, May 6, 2018. He was born on August 21, 1989 in Elkton, MD to Gerald Glenn Gregg and Donna L. (nee Dunlap) Gregg. Kyle graduated from Elkton High School in 2008. An avid dirt bike rider, he raced competitively in Motocross events nationwide. Kyle loved operating heavy machinery and construction, having worked for Diamond Materials in Wilmington, DE and Fred Herron LLC in Elkton, MD. ...

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Ollin D. Adkins, "Reds"

Ollin D. Adkins, "Reds"

June 23, 1935 — May 4, 2018
Service: May 18, 2018

Ollin D. Adkins ("Reds"), age 82, of Conowingo, MD passed away peacefully on Friday, May 4, 2018 at his home. Born June 23, 1935 in Branchland, WV, Reds was the son of the late Elbert and Olga (Sheppard) Adkins. Growing up in West Virginia, Reds was one of fourteen children. He worked for General Motors for 47 years where he retired in 2002. He was known for his big smile and his great sense of humor. If he was able to get one person to smile...

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John "Barrie" Boas, Sr.

John "Barrie" Boas, Sr.

July 2, 1937 — May 3, 2018
Service: No Services

J. Barrie Boas of Perryville, MD and Debary, Florida was born on July 2, 1937 and passed away on May 3, 2018. He was the son of Lester "Red" W. Boas and Kathryn L. (Manual) Herr. He was preceded in death by his parents and an infant daughter, Sheryl Lynn. Barrie graduated from J.P. McCaskey in 1955 and Millersville University in 1981. He served in the Air Force from 1955 to 1959 in Tripoli, Libya, N. Africa and the Air Force Reserves from...

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Mary Lee Shephard

Mary Lee Shephard

February 2, 1929 — May 3, 2018
Service: May 8, 2018

Mary Lee Shephard, age 89 of Rising Sun, MD passed away on May 3, 2018. She was born on February 2, 1929 in Shouns, TN to the late Lafayette Wilson and Hessie McKenley (Phillips) Wilson. Mary was a longtime member of Conowingo Baptist Church. She was an avid fan of the Baltimore Orioles and enjoyed watching their games. She also loved red birds; cardinals were her favorite. Mary loved spending time with her family and she will be loved and...

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Catherine M. Watson

Catherine M. Watson

April 15, 1947 — May 3, 2018
Service: May 9, 2018

Catherine M. Watson, age 71, of Chesapeake City, passed away on Thursday, May 3, 2018 at Union Hospital in Elkton, MD. She was born on April 15, 1947 in Eddystone, PA to the late William N. and Catherine Malizia Weitz. A loving and caring homemaker, Cathy was the best wife to her husband, mother to her two daughters, and grandmother to her six grandchildren. She enjoyed her house and life on the C&D Canal. Catherine looked forward to the...

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Herman Day

Herman Day

March 20, 1936 — May 2, 2018
Service: May 9, 2018

Herman Day, age 82 of Elkton, MD passed away on May 2, 2018. He was born on March 20, 1936 in McDowell County, WV to the late Henry Day and Patty (Thornsberry) Stacey. Herman was a very kind hearted person. He was always willing to help others and did so with a smile on his face. He will be dearly missed by his adopted family. The family would like to give special thanks to Elkton Transitional Care and Amedisys Hospice for their support and...

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John Robert Wadkins

John Robert Wadkins

May 17, 1949 — May 1, 2018
Service: May 5, 2018

Captain John Robert Wadkins, age 68, of Chesapeake City, MD passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 1, 2018 surrounded by his family. Born May 17, 1949 in North Wilkesboro, NC, John was the son of the late Charley and Vera (Minton) Wadkins. John proudly served his country in the United States Navy. He went on to become a master plumber and working in the industry until his retirement. John was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed hunting and...

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