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Cecil W. Atwood, Sr.

Cecil W. Atwood, Sr.

November 19, 1938 — April 28, 2018
Service: May 10, 2018

Cecil W. Atwood, Sr. passed away Saturday, April 28, 2018 at the age of 79. He was born November 19, 1938 to the late Ronald and Lois Atwood. Cecil had a lifetime love for cars, which started at the Chrysler plant. He eventually retired from the plant after dedicating many years on the assembly line. Cecil had a special hobby fixing and working on Volkswagen cars. Cecil is survived by his son, Cecil W. Atwood, Jr. of Conowingo; daughter,...

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Mary Lucile Cole

Mary Lucile Cole

November 10, 1958 — April 28, 2018
Service: May 3, 2018

Mary Lucile Cole, age 59, passed away Saturday, April 28 2018 at home with her loving husband at her side after a lengthy battle with Huntington's disease. She was born on November 10, 1958 to the late Jonathan Mechem Weaver, Jr. and Mary Lucile (Smith) Weaver. Mary enjoyed doing historical reenactments with her family. She liked art, and would express her creativity by drawing. Mary was a member of a bowling team, rode motorcycles, and would...

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Robert  John Nickle " Bob", Sr.

Robert John Nickle " Bob", Sr.

February 3, 1924 — April 25, 2018
Service: April 30, 2018

Robert John Nickle, Sr., "Bob", age 94 of Elkton, MD, passed away on Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at Caraway Manor Assisted Living in Elkton, MD. He was born on February 3, 1924, in Fremont, PA, to the late Samuel H. and Mary E. Dawson Nickle. Bob was a graduate of Rising Sun High School. In his earlier life, he worked as a farmer alongside his father, and also farmed on his own farm. Later, he pursued a career as a life insurance agent with...

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Nancy Ernestine Johnson

Nancy Ernestine Johnson

October 29, 1932 — April 21, 2018
Service: April 28, 2018

Nancy Ernestine Johnson, age 85, of Rising Sun, MD passed away Saturday, April 21, 2018. She was born in Elkton, MD on October 29, 1932 to the late Charles and Mary (Knight) Kempa. Nancy was an employee for Chrysler. She enjoyed working in her yard and planting flowers. Nancy was a great cook and shared her talents with her son, Paul. She loved her family and cherished the moments they spent together. Nancy also loved her dogs. She and her...

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Perry  Glenn Lotts, Jr.

Perry Glenn Lotts, Jr.

August 13, 1994 — April 21, 2018
Service: May 1, 2018

Perry Glenn Lotts, Jr., age 23, of Elkton, MD, passed away suddenly on Saturday, April 21, 2018. He was born August 13, 1994 in Chula Vista, CA to Perry Glenn Lotts, Sr. and Elizabeth Sue Nauta. A graduate of Elkton High School, Perry was a three-sport athlete in football, track, and baseball. After high school he went to work for Burris Logistics. He enjoyed playing flag football, and matching wits with opponents in fantasy football...

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Faye Hardt

Faye Hardt

March 20, 1947 — April 20, 2018
Service: No Services

Faye Hardt, age 71 of New Castle, DE passed away peacefully at home on April 20, 2018 surrounded by her family. She was born on March 20, 1947 in Bradshaw, WV to the late Elmer Harrison Rowe and Betty Louise (Beckner) Rowe. Faye was a very strong and brave individual. In 1976, she battled a sudden and unexpected medical condition that significantly altered her and her family's way of life. Despite the challenges that this condition brought,...

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F. Marjorie Whiting

F. Marjorie Whiting

September 26, 1928 — April 18, 2018
Service: April 21, 2018

F. Marjorie Beers Whiting, R.N., of North East, MD, age 89, died April 18, 2018 at Calvert Manor Healthcare Center. Marjorie (Marge, Margie) received her R.N. from the Hartford Hospital School of Nursing in Hartford, CT. She did post graduate work at McGill University in Neurosurgical Nursing. She was a Christian and a member of Rosebank U.M. Church. She had been active in the Mt. Gretna, PA Fire Company Auxiliary; she belonged to the...

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Shirley Risburg Nelson

Shirley Risburg Nelson

September 6, 1920 — April 17, 2018
Service: July 21, 2018

Shirley Marian Risburg Nelson (September 6, 1920) joined her beloved husband, David, in heaven on Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at the age of 97. Shirley, a native of Detroit, Michigan, was a graduate of the University of Michigan. She and David met in kindergarten and married in March, 1943. As Dave pursued his football coaching career they traveled to Hillsdale College, Harvard University and the University of Maine. His acceptance of the...

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Brenda Lynn Beaulieu

Brenda Lynn Beaulieu

June 5, 1952 — April 15, 2018
Service: April 28, 2018

Brenda Lynn Beaulieu, age 65, of Rising Sun, MD passed away April 15, 2018. She was born June 5, 1952 and was adopted by Vera Gould and the late Robert Thomas Adcock, Sr. Brenda grew up in Salinas, CA, where she graduated from Salinas High School. Brenda then joined the Navy and National Guard and served our nation for 29 years. Her title was medical corpsman and she would care for injured soldiers overseas. Brenda enjoyed knitting and liked...

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Lawrence "Larry" Rocke

Lawrence "Larry" Rocke

January 9, 1947 — April 13, 2018
Service: April 27, 2018

Lawrence "Larry" Thomas Rocke, age 71, passed away Friday, April 13, 2018. He was born on January 9, 1947 in Elkton, MD to the late Loring Lewis Rocke and Mary Marie (Wiley) Rocke. Larry took the time to read the News Journal every day, and was able to talk about any subject. He liked sports, and would often be involved with his children's and grandchildren's activities, including coaching soccer for many years. Whenever his grandchildren got...

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