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Frances M. O'Donnell

Frances M. O'Donnell

October 13, 1938 — December 11, 2011
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Frances Mary O'Donnell,73, of Conowingo, MD, passed away December 11, 2011 at Upper Chesapeake Medical Center. Born in Philadelphia, PA on October 13, 1938, Fran was the daughter of the late Daniel and Marie D'Andrea O'Donnell. She was active at the Elkton Senior Center and could be found there twice a week. She worked as a daycare provider and was a talented sewer and baker. Fran will be remembered as a devoted and loving mother and...

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Charles Willard Thompson

Charles Willard Thompson

July 7, 1927 — December 10, 2011
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Charles W. (Bill) Thompson, 84, of Newark, DE, passed away peacefully at his home December 10, 2011. Born in Newark on July 7, 1927 as one of 10 children, Bill was the son of the late Louis and Mable Moore Thompson. He was a veteran of the Second World War and served in the U.S. Marine Corps. He worked for 28 years at DuPont and was a member of the Loyal Order of Odd Fellows for over 50 years. He loved horses, farming, tractors and western...

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Marjorie S. Bennett

August 24, 1943 — December 9, 2011
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Marjorie S. Bennett, age 68, of Elkton, MD, passed away on December 9, 2011 at Elkton Care and Rehabilitation. She is survived by her loving husband, Charles 'Sonny' Bennett of Elkton, MD and son, Michael Bennett of Elkton, MD. At the request of the family, services will be private. To send condolences visit www.rtfoard.com

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Glenn Joseph Collins

October 4, 1955 — December 9, 2011
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Glenn Joseph Collins, age 56, of Chesapeake City, MD, died suddenly on Friday, December 9, 2011. Glenn was the son of the late Merritt Wesley Collins Sr. and Janet (Krastel) Collins. Glenn served in the U.S. Coast Guard after graduation from Bohemia Manor H.S. in 1973. He was self employed and enjoyed hunting and fishing. He is survived by his nephew, Michael Scott Collins of Chesapeake City, MD; uncles, Lee Collins and Lewis Collins, Jr....

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John P. Weaver, Sr.

December 2, 1958 — December 9, 2011
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John P. Weaver, Sr., age 53, of Elkton, MD, passed away on Friday, December 9, 2011. John was born on December 2, 1958 and is the son of Margaret (Stant) Weaver and the late Joseph Weaver. John worked as a safety operator for Delaware Terminal Company and was a veteran of the United States Navy. He was an avid sports fan and enjoyed the Eagles and Phillies. Along with his mother, John is survived by his daughter, Mandi Weaver...

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Lillian B. Whetsell

May 18, 1925 — December 8, 2011
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Lillian B. Whetsell, 86, of Newark, DE, passed away December 8, 2011 at Newark Manor. Born in Clifford, ND, Lillian was the daughter of the late Peter and Caspera Olsen Johnson and one of eight children. She was a homemaker. She and her family lived in several states before settling in Delaware. She taught piano in her home for 47 years and was devoted to her family. The family wishes to thank the nurses and all the staff at...

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David Caldwell Biddle, Sr.

January 27, 1915 — December 6, 2011
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David Caldwell Biddle, Sr., age 96, of Chesapeake City, MD, passed away on December 6, 2011 at Union Hospital. He was born on January 27, 1915 to the late Lorenzo and Margaret (Herman) Biddle. David was a WW II Veteran and was decorated for serving campaigns in Normandy, Northern France and Rhineland. Besides working at the DuPont Chamber Works for 20 years, he was an active life time member of the VFW and he served as the commander of the...

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JoAnn Sweetman

JoAnn Sweetman

November 1, 1937 — December 6, 2011
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JoAnn 'Smokey' Sweetman, 74, of Newark, DE, passed away December 6, 2011 at Christiana Hospital. Born in Skelton, WV on November 1, 1937, JoAnn was the daughter of the late Joseph Charles and Wanda C. Walker DeHart. She was active throughout her life in the Firefighters Ladies Auxiliary at the local, county and state levels. She was a life member of Aetna Hose Hook and Ladder Company Ladies Auxiliary with 40 years of service and served as...

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Anneliese M. Richardson

Anneliese M. Richardson

March 24, 1923 — December 5, 2011
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Anneliese M. Richardson, age 88, of Rising Sun, MD, passed away on December 5, 2011 at Calvert Manor Healthcare Center in Rising Sun, MD. Anneliese was born in Germany to the late Albert and Franziska (Krajan) Linde on March 24, 1923. Anneliese is survived by her son Michael A. Richardson and his wife, Burnetta of Colora, MD; brother, Willie Linde of Perry Hall, MD; and six grandchildren, Joy Corson, Michael L. Richardson of Robins Air Force...

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Marc Wilson

Marc Wilson

May 19, 1964 — December 3, 2011
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Marc Wilson, 47, of Newark, DE passed away on December 3, 2011 at University of MD Medical Center. Marc was born on May 19, 1964 in Wilmington, DE. He graduated from Glasgow High School in 1983. He was chef at 'The Hunter's Den' and 'Mary's Country Kitchen'. Marc enjoyed riding his Honda Shadow, white water rafting and spending time with his family. He was a very giving person; always wanting to help those less fortunate. Marc will be dearly...

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