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Mathilde Seaman

Mathilde Seaman

May 4, 1923 — February 12, 2018
Service: February 17, 2018

Mathilde Seaman, age 94 of Elkton, MD passed away on February 12, 2018 at home. She was born on May 4, 1923 in Hochspeyer, Germany to the late Tochter von Theobold Schuler and Maria (Schwager) Schuler. Mathilde was raised in Germany and moved to New York as a war bride marrying John Seaman at the end of World War II. The family came to Elkton in 1955 where Mathilde remained until her passing. She was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic...

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John Elwood Howard

John Elwood Howard

December 19, 1955 — February 11, 2018
Service: March 3, 2018

John Elwood Howard, 62, of Newark, DE (formerly of Endicott, NY & Orlando, FL), passed away Sunday, February 11, 2018. He was born on December 19, 1955 in Endicott, NY to Shirley Arlene (Gritman) Howard and the late Bernard Elwood Howard. John graduated from Tompkins Community College in Ithaca, NY. He worked for IBM for 35 years, starting out in shipping and receiving, moving on to the chemical plant, before going into accounting. John...

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John C. Boulden

John C. Boulden

December 23, 1935 — February 8, 2018
Service: February 16, 2018

John C. Boulden, age 82, of Newark, DE passed away peacefully on Thursday, February 8, 2018 surrounded by his family. Born December 23, 1935, John was the oldest of five sons to the late David and Lucy (Dunsmore) Boulden. John was a diehard Chevy enthusiast. He enjoyed going to car shows to see the classic cars and muscle cars but he was always particularly fond of Chevys. He also enjoyed going to flea markets and taking his family out to eat...

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Alice Elizabeth Morrison Clabaugh

Alice Elizabeth Morrison Clabaugh

February 27, 1931 — February 8, 2018
Service: February 16, 2018

Alice Elizabeth Morrison Clabaugh, a 6th generation Delawarean, passed away Thursday, February 8th, 2018 at Calvert Manor Healthcare Facility in Rising Sun, MD. She was born in Ogletown, Delaware, February 27, 1931 to Frank W. Morrison, Jr. and Elizabeth Davis Morrison. She attended a one-room school in Ogletown, graduated from Newark High School in 1948 and attended Beacom College. Mrs. Clabaugh had been a bookkeeper for Morrison Hardware...

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Dean Melvin Ragan, Jr., "DJ"

Dean Melvin Ragan, Jr., "DJ"

December 13, 1993 — February 6, 2018
Service: February 14, 2018

Dean Melvin Ragan, Jr., age 24, of West Plains, MO, passed away on February 6, 2018. Born on December 13, 1993 in Killeen, TX, he was the son of Dean Melvin, Sr. and Virginia Marie (McMullen) Ragan. DJ worked proudly as an over the road truck driver for many years. He greatly enjoyed listening to music, cars, and was a huge fan of the Denver Broncos. DJ loved spending time with his friends and family, but his most cherished moments were those...

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Joyce Lee Diehl

Joyce Lee Diehl

September 22, 1929 — February 5, 2018
Service: February 12, 2018

Joyce L. (Wollaston) Diehl passed away peacefully on February 5, 2018 after a brief illness. Joyce was born on September 22, 1929 and resided in the City of Newark her entire life. Her beginning years were on Wollaston Avenue. Joyce is survived by her husband of 53 years, Roger Diehl. She is also survived by her sons: James L. Ford, III and is wife, Teresa of Lewes, DE and John W. Ford of Elkton, MD. Grandchildren: Jacob Ford of Lewes, DE and...

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Jeannie Elizabeth Dove

Jeannie Elizabeth Dove

February 23, 1973 — February 5, 2018
Service: No Services

Jeannie Elizabeth Dove, 44, of North East, MD, passed away Monday, February 5, 2018. She was born on February 23, 1973 in Baltimore, MD to Patricia Ann (Haley) Lynch and the late Kenneth William Dove. Described as a "busy bee", Jeannie was always active. She enjoyed watching football, especially the Ravens and Steelers. Jeannie enjoyed planting with her mother, and eating, but she would do the dishes afterward. Her greatest joy was spent in...

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Jeffrey C. Widmayer

Jeffrey C. Widmayer

June 24, 1955 — February 5, 2018
Service: February 10, 2018

Jeffrey C. Widmayer, 62, of Rising Sun, MD, passed away peacefully on Monday, February 5, 2018. Jeff was born June 24, 1955 in Bethesda, MD to Edward J. and Nellie (Sanderson) Widmayer. Jeff attended the Our Lady of Good Counsel High School in Silver Spring, MD and graduated from the University of Maryland, College Park. A mechanical engineer, Jeff owned and operated J. C. Machined Co., a custom design and fabrication machine shop in Peach...

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Jesse Lee DiMartine, Jr.

Jesse Lee DiMartine, Jr.

July 9, 1998 — February 4, 2018
Service: February 12, 2018

Jesse Lee DiMartine, Jr., age 19 of Newark, DE, passed away suddenly on Sunday, February 4, 2018. Born July 9, 1998 in Elkton, MD, Jesse was the son of Jesse Lee DiMartine, Sr. and Rachel Lynn Marquis. Jesse is survived by his father, Jesse Lee DiMartine, Sr.; mother, Rachel Lynn Marquis; step-mother, Jessica (Riffe) DiMartine; maternal grandparents: Stephen Marquis and Jeanne Burke; paternal grandparents: David A. DiMartine and Linda T....

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Donald D. Anders

Donald D. Anders

October 2, 1935 — February 3, 2018
Service: February 9, 2018

Donald DeWitt Anders, son of the late John Wayne and Florence Edith Hall Anders, of Darlington, MD, passed away February 3, 2018 peacefully at his home with his wife, Mary, at his side. Don was a devout Christian and lived his faith to the fullest and was a member of Gateway Baptist Church in Rising Sun, MD. He was employed by Wiley Manufacturing Ship Yard in Port Deposit, MD and Harford County School District Maintenance Department. He then...

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