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Robert W. Cumm

Robert W. Cumm

April 26, 1920 — January 5, 2012
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Robert W. Cumm, 91, of Rising Sun, MD, passed away January 5, 2012 at his son's home in Mooresville, NC. Born in Willsboro, NY on April 26, 1920, Bob was the son of the late Ira and Philmon Bascomb Cumm. He had a 20 year career in the U.S. Navy retiring in 1959 as a Boatswain Mate Chief and spent most of his career at sea. Bob was aboard the USS West Virginia at Pearl Harbor when his ship was sunk by the Japanese attack. He was a member of the...

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Roberta Smillie Stafford

Roberta Smillie Stafford

January 14, 1917 — January 5, 2012
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Roberta Smillie Stafford Roberta Smillie Stafford passed away peacefully in the early evening at the Heartland Hospice House in Milltown, January 5, 2012. Roberta's family had emigrated from the United States to Canada and back to the United States before finally settling in Hamilton, North Dakota, where Roberta was born on January 14, 1917. Roberta was born into a farming family and grew up during the Great Depression, which laid the...

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Paul Edwin Barnard

March 9, 1924 — December 29, 2011
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Paul Edwin Barnard, age 87, of Puyallup, WA, formerly of Newark, DE, passed away on Thursday, December 29, 2011. He was born on March 9, 1924 in Cheyenne, WY to the late Paul and Grace (Devine) Barnard. Paul was a veteran of the US Army where he served during WWII as a paratrooper. He was a member of the VFW Post #475 and a member of the Head of Christiana Presbyterian Church. He is survived by his son, Paul Alan Barnard of Ely, NV and...

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Ernest D. Evans

December 8, 1929 — December 29, 2011
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Ernest (Ed) Evans of Newark, DE, formerly of Elkton, MD, passed away on December 29, 2011. He was the son of the late Clarence and Mary Hager Evans. He was born on December 8, 1929 in Ronceverte, WV. Ed attended school in WV and moved to Elkton in 1941 with his family. He worked as a short order cook until he retired. He was preceded in death by his sons, Clarence and Billy Evans; his companion of 35 years, Dotty Grey; brothers, Clearence...

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James W. Moore, Sr.

James W. Moore, Sr.

October 1, 1933 — December 29, 2011
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James W. 'Jimmy' Moore, Sr. age 78, of North East, MD passed away on Thursday, December 29, 2011. James was born on October 1, 1933 in West Virginia to the late Elvie Thornton Moore and Zela Marie (Daniels) Moore. He worked for General Motors for 30 years, retiring in 1982. He was the owner of a used car lot in North East, MD, which he operated with his son, Steven. He was also a member of the UAW Local 435 and enjoyed fishing, hunting and the...

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Rima Ellis

Rima Ellis

July 17, 1928 — December 28, 2011
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Rima Ellis, 83, of Newark, DE, passed away December 28, 2011 at Christiana Hospital. Born in Victoria, British Columbia, Rima was the daughter of the late Wolf and Anna Nast Ismond. She spent her first 14 years in China where her parents were missionaries.. Later, she received her GED by attending evening classes. After that she attended Walla Walla (WA) College where she began studying business and eventually received her...

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Nicholas Luzetsky, Sr.

May 1, 1926 — December 27, 2011
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Nicholas 'Nick' Luzetsky, Sr., age 85, of Chesapeake City, MD, passed away Tuesday, December 27, 2011 at Elkton Care and Rehabilitation. He was born on May 1, 1926 to the late Alexander and Martha (Yanyk) Luzetsky. Nick was a veteran of the US Navy where he served 4 years as a signal man in WWII. He was a commercial painter and member of the Local Union #100 of Wilmington, DE. He was also a member of the WTA - Wilmington Trap Shooting...

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Alice Jane Bryant

October 19, 1911 — December 25, 2011
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Alice Jane (Sheppard) Bryant, age 100, of Newark, DE, passed away at her home surrounded by her family on Sun., Dec. 25, 2011. A private interment service was held at Gracelawn Memorial Park on Sat., Dec. 31, 2011. Mrs. Bryant founded Zephyr Knoll Day Nursery, which she operated from 1952-1972. She was predeceased by her husband, Iven, and is survived by her daughter Barbara of Newark and son Iven (Lynne) of Wetaskiwin, Alberta, Canada; 4...

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Tina Joan Perry-Myers

Tina Joan Perry-Myers

April 23, 1963 — December 23, 2011
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Tina Joan Perry-Myers, 48, of Quarryville, PA, passed away at home December 23, 2011 surrounded by her family. Born in Havre de Grace, MD on April 23, 1963, Tina was the daughter of the late Blane William and Velva Charmaine Worrell Perry. She was a 1981 graduate of Rising Sun High School and a member of the Oxford Church of God. Tina was strong-willed, independent and a good person to have in your corner. She was a warm, loving wife, mother,...

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Leah Marie Phillips

Leah Marie Phillips

April 16, 2009 — December 21, 2011
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Leah Marie Phillips, 2 years old, of Elkton, MD passed away on Wednesday, December 21, 2011. Leah was born on April 16, 2009 in Elkton, MD. She enjoyed playing at the park and living life with her big brother Danny. She is survived by her parents, Amy Combs and Daniel Phillips Jr. of Elkton, MD; brother, Daniel 'Danny' Phillips III of Elkton, MD; maternal grandmother, Marilyn (Smith) Combs of Elkton, MD; and paternal grandmother, April Swetnam...

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