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Suzanne Marie Therres

Suzanne Marie Therres

April 1, 1963 — April 2, 2018
Service: April 7, 2018

Suzanne Marie Lankford Therres (known as "Shugie" by her family and friends), age 55, of Rising Sun, MD passed away suddenly on Monday, April 2, 2018. Born April 1, 1963 in Baltimore, MD, Suzanne was the daughter of Hazel "Leza" Lankford and the late Johnnie L. Lankford. Suzanne was a multifaceted individual who had a talent for learning many things. She was passionate about her horses and enjoyed riding them. She had a special place in her...

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Samantha Ann Ellsworth

Samantha Ann Ellsworth

December 27, 1969 — April 1, 2018
Service: No Services

Samantha "Sam" Ann Ellsworth, age 48, passed away Sunday, April 01, 2018. She was born on December 27, 1969 in Siler City, NC to the late Barry Junior Jernigan and Mary Jeanette (Langley) Jernigan. Sam had a great interest in the paranormal, reading and watching anything about the subject she could get a hold of. She also like to shop and take care of her home and dogs. Sam's greatest joy came in talking to her grandchildren at every...

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Jake Whetsell

Jake Whetsell

September 8, 1924 — March 30, 2018
Service: April 4, 2018

Jake Whetsell, age 93, of Hockessin, DE passed away Friday, March 30, 2018. He was born on September 8, 1924 in Charleston, SC to the late Henry Whetsell and Bertie (Pye) Whetsell. Jake earned a Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering from The Citadel in Charleston, SC. He proudly serviced in the United States Navy during WWII and the Korean War. Jake went on to work as a civil engineer for DuPont for many years, eventually retiring from Amoco...

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Mary Elizabeth Brown

Mary Elizabeth Brown

July 24, 1919 — March 29, 2018
Service: No Services

Mary Elizabeth Brown, age 98, of Rising Sun, MD passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her family on Thursday, March 29, 2018. Born on July 24, 1919 in Nottingham, PA, Mary was the daughter of the late Lewis Job and Edna Elizabeth (Reisler) Brown. Mary worked for the Oxford Gas Company from 1942 to 1952 before she became a Secretary for Avon where she worked from 1952 until her retirement in 1981. She was an active member of ...

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John Anthony Lane

John Anthony Lane

April 21, 1927 — March 29, 2018
Service: April 2, 2018

John Anthony Lane, age 90, of Elkton, MD, passed away peacefully at Union Hospital on March 29, 2018. Born in Cordova, WV on April 21, 1927, he was the son of the late John Anthony and Hannah Caroline (Lewis) Lane. John worked for nearly 20 years at Perry Point VA Hospital before his retirement. In his younger years, he owned and operated his family farm. A dedicated family man, John will be remembered as a hardworking man and a loving...

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Penny Sue Messinger

Penny Sue Messinger

December 16, 1973 — March 26, 2018
Service: No Services

Penny Sue Messinger, age 44 of Conowingo, MD passed away on March 26, 2018. She was born on December 16, 1973 in Havre de Grace, MD to Franklin Richard Messinger and Darlene O. (Higby) Stephens. Penny was a happy and go lucky woman who had a heart of gold. She was always thinking of others and was always there for them when they needed her most. She loved her two sons: Anthony and Gilbert and she adored her dog, Tiger who she considered one...

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Karen Ann Petry

Karen Ann Petry

March 14, 1931 — March 25, 2018
Service: April 12, 2018

Karen Ann Petry, age 87, of Newark, Delaware transitioned from her earthen vessel to her glorified body in Christ on Sunday, March 25, 2018. She was brought into this world on March 14, 1931, in Middletown, Ohio to the late William Thomas Klopp and Margaret Mary (DeFord) Klopp. Karen Ann Klopp Petry lived a colorful, selfless life raising six beautiful children and leaving behind many wonderful memories for her surviving family and all who...

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Helen Virginia Crawford

Helen Virginia Crawford

January 1, 1919 — March 21, 2018
Service: March 28, 2018

Helen Virginia Crawford, age 99, of Chesapeake City, MD, passed away on Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at Broadmeadows Nursing Home in Middletown, DE. She was born on January 1, 1919 in Rural Retreat, VA to the late James V. and Mammie May Vaught Sage. In her younger years, she worked at the Triumph Plant during World War II. She became a home maker caring for her husband and family. She loved bowling and was a member of several leagues...

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Ruth Frances Justice

Ruth Frances Justice

September 8, 1929 — March 21, 2018
Service: March 28, 2018

Ruth Frances Justice, age 88, of Peach Bottom, PA, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family on March 21, 2018. Born on September 8, 1929 in Swords Creek, Virginia, she was the daughter of the late Clarence B. and Mamie Victoria (Newberry) Short. Ruth was an active member of the Oxford Church of God for over 42 years and was also active in doing missionary work. She lived for the Lord and hoped that everyone she knew was saved....

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Donna Rose Peck

Donna Rose Peck

April 26, 1924 — March 21, 2018
Service: June 9, 2018

Donna Rose Peck, age 93, of Wilmington, DE passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 21, 2018. Born on April 26, 1924, Donna was the daughter of the late James and Florence Steele. Donna, a devoted Jehovah's Witness, enjoyed crocheting, sewing and listening to country music. She loved traveling, especially to Florida to visit her son, David during the winter and West Virginia, where she visited yearly. She was truly a family oriented woman...

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