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Obituaries

Sandra "Sandy" Stephens

Sandra "Sandy" Stephens

November 6, 1950 — December 19, 2012
Service: December 27, 2012

Sandy Stephens, 62, passed away peacefully in her home on December 19th after a 15-year battle with cancer. The daughter of Oliver and the late June Evertz, she was born on November 6th, 1950 in St. Louis, MO. Sandy graduated from Lindberg High School in 1968, and attended the University of Kansas, where she graduated with a degree in Elementary Education in 1972. In 1972, Sandy married Gregory Stephens. While Greg pursued his Doctorate in...

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Wayne  W.  Pierce, Jr.

Wayne W. Pierce, Jr.

April 23, 1946 — December 16, 2012
Service: December 21, 2012

Wayne W. Pierce, Jr. Wayne W. Pierce, Jr. age 66 of Conowingo, MD, passed away Sunday, December 16, 2012 surrounded by his loving family. Wayne was born in West Grove, PA on April 23, 1946 to the late Wayne W. & Hazel Pierce, Sr. He worked for over 44 years at Lenape Forge. Wayne enjoyed fishing, boating, tinkering with projects around the house, reading, and playing cryptograms. He was a jokester and enjoyed nothing more than making...

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Mary Ellen Armstrong Ryser

Mary Ellen Armstrong Ryser

August 25, 1927 — December 13, 2012
Service: December 17, 2012

Mary Ellen Armstrong (Ryser) Mary Ellen Armstrong Ryser, aged 85, of Wilmington, DE, and formerly of Newark, DE, passed away on Thursday, December 13, 2012 at Regal Heights Rehabilitation Home in Wilmington, DE. She was born on August 25, 1927 in Philadelphia, PA, to the late Mifflin F. and Mary E. (Eimerbrink) Armstrong. An excellent athlete, she lettered in three sports, including field hockey, basketball and tennis in her high school...

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"Lucy" Spangler

"Lucy" Spangler

August 21, 1936 — December 11, 2012
Service: December 15, 2012

Gertrude "Lucy" Spangler aged 76, of Newark, DE, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at her home surrounded by her family. She was born August 21, 1936 in Grant Twp., PA to the late Darrell and Olive (Kidd) Kerr. A devoted wife and mother, Lucy spent much of her life caring and giving to her family and friends, who will miss her dearly. Lucy is survived by her loving husband of over 50 years Ronald, son Kevin D. Spangler...

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Murray J. Zepp

Murray J. Zepp

February 14, 1931 — December 8, 2012
Service: December 14, 2012

Murray J. Zepp, 81, of Rising Sun, MD, passed away December 8, 2012 at Christiana Hospital. Born in Madonna, MD on February 14, 1931, Murray was the son of the late Ira and Nellie Foard Zepp. He served in the Korean War in the United States Marine Corps and retired from the Maryland State Police with the rank of Captain, serving as Division Commander in Pikesville, MD. Murray was a member of the Maryland Trooper Association, the Rising Sun...

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John B. Zistl, Jr

John B. Zistl, Jr

December 12, 1944 — December 8, 2012
Service: December 14, 2012

John B. Zistl, Jr., 67, of Elkton, MD, passed away at his daughter's home on December 8, 2012. Born in Wilmington, DE on December 12, 1944, John was the son of the late John B. and Annie Denham Zistl. He was a graduate of the Salesianum School in Wilmington and was an HVAC technician for Boulden Oil Co. He enjoyed his family and family activities, especially camping, fishing and cooking as well as Motocross with his children. He is survived...

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Richard B Lucas

Richard B Lucas

December 23, 1930 — December 7, 2012
Service: December 12, 2012

Richard Byrd Lucas, 81, a lifelong resident of Rising Sun, MD, passed away suddenly December 7, 2012. Born on December 23, 1930, Richard was the son of the late Oliver and Mary Wilson Lucas. He was a graduate of Rising Sun High School and served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War. He retired from Conrail as an engineer. He was a founding member of Calvary Missionary Baptist Church and was devoted to his family. He is survived by his...

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Kevin Truehart

Kevin Truehart

— December 4, 2012
Service: No Services

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Bonnie Mae Jones

Bonnie Mae Jones

February 24, 1927 — December 1, 2012
Service: December 6, 2012

Bonnie Mae Jones, age 85 of Rising Sun, MD passed away Saturday, December 1, 2012 surrounded by her loving family. Born February 24, 1927 in Marion, VA, Bonnie was the daughter of Thomas Lee and Margaret (Poston) Johnson. Bonnie had a kind heart who was a hardworking, loving mother. She enjoyed gardening and loved her flowers. Above all, she cherished her family and loved every moment spent with her grandchildren. Bonnie is survived by...

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Charlotte Veasey

Charlotte Veasey

July 14, 1953 — December 1, 2012
Service: December 6, 2012

Charlotte F. Veasey, aged 59, of Newark, DE passed away suddenly on Saturday, December 1, 2012 at Christiana Care in Newark, DE. She was born on July 14, 1953 in Chestertown, MD to Esther (Wiltbanks) Meeks and the late Ivan Wilmer Meeks. Charlotte enjoyed watching NASCAR, her favorite driver being Bill Elliott, reading, and trips to Ocean City, MD, but what she enjoyed the most was being the loving and devoted grandmother to her four...

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