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Obituaries

John C. Rierson

John C. Rierson

May 20, 1940 — February 20, 2018
Service: February 28, 2018

John C. Rierson, 77, of Rising Sun, MD passed away Monday, February 20, 2018. He was born on May 20, 1940 in Harrisville, MD to the late James Elzey Rierson and Myrtle (Wilson) Rierson. John retired from Henkel & McCoy in 2000. He loved farming and owned his own crop farm in Greenville, TN. John sold the vegetables that he grew in his garden at the Famer's Market. He enjoyed collecting antiques and working with tractors, often fixing up used,...

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James Andrew  Jordan, Sr.

James Andrew Jordan, Sr.

March 15, 1941 — February 19, 2018
Service: March 3, 2018

James Andrew Jordan, Sr. age 76 of Port Deposit, MD passed away on February 19, 2018. He was born on March 15, 1941 in Ripley, TN to the late William Andrew Jordan and Exie (Wright) Marrow. James served his country for four years in the Air Force. Once he was honorably discharged, he worked as a painter at Chrysler in Newark, DE. James umpired softball for 20 years and was an avid player making it all the way through to the Senior Olympics....

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Charles R. Price, Sr.  "Ray"

Charles R. Price, Sr. "Ray"

December 3, 1930 — February 19, 2018
Service: Private Service

Charles "Ray" Price, Sr., 87, of Rising Sun, MD passed away after a short illness Monday, February 19, 2018. Born in Roanoke, VA on December 3, 1930, Ray was the son of the late Ernest Heath Price and the late Nannie "Pauline" (Snyder) Price. He loved traveling with his wife, Mildred in their motorhome, visiting Canada and Nashville to name a few destination. However, just being on the open road with his wife is what brought him great joy....

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Wesley John Maahs

Wesley John Maahs

November 28, 1950 — February 16, 2018
Service: March 10, 2018

Wesley John Maahs, age 67, of Wilmington, DE, passed away peacefully on February 16, 2018. Born November 28, 1950 in Chester, PA, he was the son of the late Irvin, Sr. and Arletta (Schaffer) Maahs. Wesley was a talented finish carpenter with an eye for design. He was known to be an incorrigible flirt with every woman he met, a NASCAR super-fan, and a TV addict. He also enjoyed boating and gardening. He never turned down a meal and wings,...

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Sharon  "Maria"  Moore

Sharon "Maria" Moore

October 19, 1968 — February 16, 2018
Service: Private Service

Sharon Maria Moore, age 49, of Baltimore, MD passed away on February 16, 2018 at her home. Born on October 19, 1968 in Wilmington, DE, she was the daughter of Sharon Reynolds-Macauley and the late Anthony Salemi. Maria was a graduate of Rising Sun High School. She was a tattoo artist by trade and would often use her artistic abilities to decorate cakes. Maria loved living in the city of Baltimore, but was a huge Philadelphia Eagles fan. Her...

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James Edward Niland

James Edward Niland

December 4, 1965 — February 16, 2018
Service: No Services

James "Jamie" Edward Niland, 52, of Newport, DE passed away Friday, February 16, 2018. He was born on December 4, 1965 in Arlington, VA to Barbara (Wetherill) Niland and the late Joseph F. Niland II. As a child Jamie hiked the C&O Canal and was a boy scout. He was a member of the graduating class of 1983 of Centennial High School in Howard County, MD where he was voted most likely to hike the Appalachian Trail. As a young man Jamie liked to...

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Richard Hamilton Ward, "Kip"

Richard Hamilton Ward, "Kip"

March 13, 1948 — February 16, 2018
Service: April 7, 2018

Richard Hamilton Ward, known to all as Kip, died after a short hospital stay, on Friday, February 16, 2018 at Union Hospital in Elkton, Maryland, with his wife, Donna by his side. He was born on March 13, 1948 in Woodbury New Jersey to Herbert Hamilton Ward and Kathryn Summerill Ward, and was the second of five children. With his father serving in the Navy, Kip and his family traveled both in the states and abroad. Kip attended the...

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Hui Chao

Hui Chao

August 2, 1968 — February 14, 2018
Service: March 4, 2018

Hui Chao of Newark, DE passed away suddenly at home on Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at the age of 49. He was born on August 2, 1968 in Tainan, Taiwan to Jim and Li-Ju (Tseng) Chao. Hui graduated from Newark High School in 1986 and attended the University of Delaware. He worked at the Hockessin Athletic Club as a Chef, shift manager and was a cherished friend to all at the HAC. Prior to joining the HAC, Hui worked for Chrysler/MoPar in Newark...

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John "Johnny" Dolor

John "Johnny" Dolor

March 3, 1931 — February 14, 2018
Service: February 25, 2018

John "Johnny" H. Dolor, age 86, of Chesapeake City, MD passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loved ones on February 14, 2018. He was born in Philadelphia, PA to the late Eulalio and Violet Dolor. John dedicated his life to the dredging industry and the expansion of critical water ways; he was always proud of the unique treasures that he dug up and was elated to share them with his friends and family. John's dredging career was...

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Nancy  Russell

Nancy Russell

August 17, 1939 — February 12, 2018
Service: February 17, 2018

Nancy Russell, age 78 of Newark, DE, passed away February 12, 2018. She was born August 17, 1939 in Elizabeth, PA to the late Robert Wayne Brown and Grace Brown. Nancy was a graduate of Presbyterian University Hospital School of Nursing, an affiliate of the University of Pittsburgh. She was a member and former Deacon at White Clay Creek Presbyterian Church in Newark. Nancy loved her Philadelphia Eagles and was ecstatic that they won the Super...

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