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Obituaries

James F. Cook III

James F. Cook III

February 2, 1960 — October 22, 2017
Service: November 5, 2017

James Francis Cook III, age 57, of Chesapeake City, MD, passed away on Sunday, October 22, 2017 at his home surrounded by his loving family and friends. He was born on February 2, 1960 in Wilmington, DE to Jaqueline Moore Cook and the late James F. Cook II. He is survived by his wife, Patricia "Pat"; mother, Jacqueline Cook; children, Laura, Jimmy IV, Melissa, Sabrina and Selene, Chris and LeAnn, Sara and Norman; sisters, Karen Rynkowski, ,...

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Ronald  Thomas Rineer, Sr.

Ronald Thomas Rineer, Sr.

April 24, 1946 — October 22, 2017
Service: October 27, 2017

Ronald Thomas Rineer, Sr., age 71, of Elkton, MD, passed away on Sunday, October 22, 2017. He was born on April 24, 1946, in Wilmington, DE to the late Miriam Elwell Rineer and the late William Rineer, Sr. He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and friend. A trained surveyor, Ron worked and retired from the State of Delaware as the Chief of Survey and then held the same position for Greggo and Ferrara for an additional 24 years before...

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Jessie Lee Hackbarth

Jessie Lee Hackbarth

February 2, 1928 — October 21, 2017
Service: October 28, 2017

Jessie Lee Hackbarth (Blackburn), 89 of Elkton, MD passed away Saturday, October 21, 2017 at Union Hospital of Cecil County, MD. She was born February 2, 1928 in Ashe County, North Carolina to the late Webb Blackburn and Pearl Baldwin. Jessie was a member of Middletown Baptist Church in Middletown, DE. She enjoyed gardening, sewing and bowling. She was a self-taught guitarist and pianist. She also loved to sing. She retired from Perry Point...

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Gabriel Joseph Johnson

Gabriel Joseph Johnson

October 12, 2017 — October 20, 2017
Service: October 28, 2017

Gabriel Joseph Johnson passed away peacefully October 20, 2017 after his courageous fight. He was born October 12, 2017 in Newark, DE to Warren and Melissa (Newsum) Johnson. A service will be held in Gabriel's honor at 11am on Saturday, October 28, 2017 at R.T. Foard Funeral Home, P.A., 259 E. Main St., Elkton, MD 21921, where family and friends may visit beginning at 10am. Memorial contributions may be made payable to "St. Louis Children's...

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Lola Grace Stanton, "Pete"

Lola Grace Stanton, "Pete"

May 2, 1943 — October 19, 2017
Service: October 27, 2017

Lola Grace Stanton, age 74, of Newark, DE passed away peacefully at her home on Thursday, October 19, 2017. Born May 2, 1943 in Blue Ball, MD, Lola was the daughter of the late John and Mary (Dixon) Jones. Lola loved to cook, whether it was for a family picnic, holiday or one of her famous cook-outs. She would prepare food for days just to ensure there was enough for everyone. She also enjoyed baking cakes, playing rummy and spending time at...

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Margaret  Frye Grundy

Margaret Frye Grundy

February 3, 1935 — October 17, 2017
Service: October 20, 2017

Margaret Frye Grundy, age 82, of Elkton, MD, passed away on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at Season's Hospice at Christiana Care in Newark, DE. She was born on February 3, 1935 in Newark, NJ to the late Benjamin and Doris Hamilton Frye. A 1957 graduate of the University of Delaware, Marg worked as a medical technician at the old Delaware Hospital, and later at Emily Bissel Hospital. Marg later volunteered at the Independence Dogs Charity in...

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Amanda  Lynn Lockerman

Amanda Lynn Lockerman

February 7, 1988 — October 15, 2017
Service: October 27, 2017

Amanda Lynn Lockerman, age 29, of Earleville, MD passed away on Sunday, October 15, 2017 at West Chester Hospital. She was born in Elkton, MD on February 7, 1988 in Elkton, MD to David W. Lockerman and the late Sherry Lynn Manchester Lockerman. She was a special child who enjoyed and lived life to its fullest. She graduated from Elkton High school and worked at Bayside Community network. Always active, Amanda enjoyed bowling and participated...

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Beatrice M. Stout

June 29, 1921 — October 15, 2017
Service: October 19, 2017

Beatrice M. Stout passed away October 15, 2017 at the age of 96. She was born and raised in the "Forty Acres" of Wilmington, DE to the late William B. Stewart and Lillian M. White. Beatrice was a life member of the Elsmere Fire Company's Ladies Auxiliary. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Harold J. (Mike) Stout in 1976, married in 1946; and brother, William G. Stewart, Sr. Beatrice is survived by her daughters...

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Claudia Jean Mullis

Claudia Jean Mullis

July 1, 1945 — October 14, 2017
Service: October 19, 2017

Claudia Jean Mullis, age 72, of Rising Sun, MD passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on October 14, 2017. Born on July 1, 1945 in Havre de Grace, MD, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Mary (Lewis) Hartsoe. A gentle, kind and quiet woman, Claudia accepted the Lord as her Savior at 11 years of age. She became a member of Conowingo Baptist Church when she was 16 years old where she taught Sunday school and was a member of the...

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James Allen Grim

James Allen Grim

June 1, 1955 — October 13, 2017
Service: October 17, 2017

Jim Grim, age 62, of Elkton, MD passed away peacefully on October 13, 2017 surrounded by his loving family. Born on June 1, 1955 in Annapolis, MD he was the son of Robert Grim and the late Margaret (Roper) Grim. Jim was a U.S. Navy Vietnam War veteran, serving from March 1974 through March 1978 as an Aviation Electrician. During his service, he achieved both Sailor of the Month and Sailor of the Base awards. After Jim's service, he was...

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