Our family serving yours

Our family serving yours

Helping you honor life

Helping you share memories

Obituaries

Russell Benjamin Powers, Jr.

Russell Benjamin Powers, Jr.

May 30, 1925 — May 28, 2012
Service: No Services

Russell Benjamin Powers, Jr., age 86, passed away peacefully at home after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease. He was born on May 30, 1925 to the late Ruth and Russell Powers Sr. in Grand Rapids, MI. Russell was a naval navigator in WWII. After the war, he entered Michigan State University in East Lansing. He then married his first wife, Nancy Harkness Powers. They raised two children, Mark and Suzanne. In 1963 the family moved to...

Read More
Bliss Marie Rawling

Bliss Marie Rawling

January 14, 1972 — May 27, 2012
Service: No Services

Bliss Marie Rawling died at home on May 27, 2012 after a long battle with ovarian cancer. Bliss was the wife and long time companion of Andrew Douglass Rawling and the daughter of Judith Burns Isaacson. Bliss was also lovingly raised by Mary Loewenstein Anderson of Elkton, MD and Barbara Barrett of Baltimore, MD, who considered her their own daughter. She was bliss, and a joy to everyone who knew her. She leaves behind her three dogs Jake,...

Read More
Thomas Bayard Jordan

Thomas Bayard Jordan

October 18, 1947 — May 23, 2012
Service: No Services

Thomas 'Bozie' Bayard Jordan, age 64, of Chesapeake City, MD, passed away on May 23, 2012. He was born on October 18, 1947 to the late Bayard S and Frances (Sartin) Jordan. Bozie was a graduate of Bohemia Manor High School and attended the University of Maryland. He also served in the U.S. Army from 1969 to 1971. Bozie was a life member of the American Legion in Elkton, life member of Disabled Veterans, life member of Ducks Unlimited and a...

Read More
Joel Colgan Orr

Joel Colgan Orr

July 17, 1993 — May 23, 2012
Service: No Services

Joel Colgan Orr, 18, of Rising Sun, MD, passed away suddenly at his home May 23, 2012. Born in Elkton, MD on July 17, 1993, Joel was the son of Joseph Wilson Orr, III and Toni Wiley Orr. He was employed at North American Industrial and worked in the environmental division. Joel loved music and was a talented guitar player. He also enjoyed hunting, fishing and was a proud uncle. In addition to his parents, he is survived by a sister Justin...

Read More

Betty E. Thomas

August 23, 1922 — May 23, 2012
Service: No Services

Betty E. Thomas, 89 of Elkton, MD, went home to meet the Lord on May 23, 2012 at Singerly Manor, surrounded by her family. Betty was born on August 23, 1922, the daughter of the late Charles and Melda Custer. Devoted to her family, she will be remembered as a loving and caring wife and mother. She is survived by two daughters, Vickey Curl and her husband Dale of Dover, DE and Mary Thomas of Elkton; a grandson, Robert Curl; three brothers...

Read More
Frank Owens

Frank Owens

April 3, 1918 — May 22, 2012
Service: No Services

Frank Owens died peacefully in his sleep in the early hours of Tuesday, May 22, 2012 at Heartland Hospice in Wilmington, DE. Mr. Owens, a long-time resident of Newark, enjoyed good physical health until he was hospitalized with a mini-stroke, three weeks prior to his death. He was 94 years old. Francis Erskine Owens was born in Wilmington, DE on April 3, 1918, the eldest of three sons born to Herbert and Helen Monckton Owens. He attended...

Read More
Barbara K. Groseclose

Barbara K. Groseclose

August 5, 1946 — May 21, 2012
Service: No Services

Barbara Kerns Groseclose, 65, of Rising Sun, MD, died May 21, 2012 at the University of Maryland Medical Center after a long and courageous battle with lung disease. Barbara was born on August 5, 1946 in Washington, PA to James and Mary Evelyn Kerns. She graduated from Rising Sun High School in 1964 and went on to attend Towson State College after which she returned home and became a speech therapist. Soon afterward, she received her master's...

Read More

Roland L. Bedwell

July 25, 1959 — May 20, 2012
Service: No Services

Roland L. Bedwell, age 52, of Elkton, MD, passed away Sunday, May 20, 2012 at Christiana Hospital. He was born on July 25, 1959 in Tucson, AZ to Alice Mae (Jones) Bedwell and the late Bayard K. Bedwell. Roland was a 1978 graduate of Bohemia Manor High School. He worked at Bob Evans for 16 years as a cook. He also worked for KFC & Taco Bell for 13 years. Roland enjoyed movies, bowling and playing Wii games. He is survived by his loving...

Read More

Kenneth Dale Taylor

September 25, 1943 — May 17, 2012
Service: No Services

Kenneth Dale Taylor, age 68, Newark, DE, passed away on May 17, 2012. He was born on September 25, 1943 in New Brighton, PA to the late Alfred B. and Edith Taylor. He is survived by his sons, Mark A. Taylor of Las Vegas, NV, Kevin M. Taylor of Wilmington, DE, and Kenney D. Taylor of Wilmington, DE; daughters, Tinamarie T. Bolton of Elkton, MD and Shannon L. Taylor of Newark, DE; 10 grandchildren; and brother, James A. Taylor of Silver Springs,...

Read More

Dan Wilson Wagner

April 22, 1936 — May 17, 2012
Service: No Services

Dan Wilson Wagner, Sr., age 76, passed away on May 17, 2012 at his residence. Dan was born on April 22, 1936 in Johnson City, TN to Roby B. Wagner Sr., and Fannie K. Miller Wagner. Dan was a graduate from Rising Sun High School and became a self-employed Cecil County School Bus Contractor. He was a member of Cecil County Bus Contractors and Maryland State Bus Contractors. Dan was also a member of the Conowingo Baptist Church...

Read More