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Robert C. Witmer, Sr.

May 21, 1958 — June 18, 2012
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Robert C. Witmer Sr., age 54, of Newark, DE, passed away on Monday, June 18, 2012. He was born on May 21, 1958 at the US Naval Station in Bermuda to Charles Witmer and the late Harriet (Haase) Witmer. Bob was the owner and operator of The Pool Man in Newark, DE. He enjoyed sharing his passion for boating with his family and friends. He was a member of the Moose Lodge #1578 and an associate member of the VFW, Post #475. Bob enjoyed playing...

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Miriam Willis

Miriam Willis

February 11, 1920 — June 15, 2012
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Miriam Willis died at home on Friday, June 15, 2012. Miriam was born February 11, 1920, in Beaumont, Texas, where she spent her childhood. She was the middle child of Alexander Szafir and Florence Vaughan Szafir. After graduating from The Baldwin School in Bryn Mar, PA, Miriam moved to New York City to study philosophy at Barnard College and dancing at the American Ballet School. In the late 1930s she returned to Beaumont to manage her...

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Carol A. Robinson

November 25, 1943 — June 10, 2012
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Carol A. Robinson, age 68, of North East, MD, passed away Sunday, June 10, 2012. She was born on November 25, 1943 to the late Benjamin Robinson and Ruth (Miller) Rusnak. Carol loved taking care of her grandchildren and great grandchildren as well as doing crossword puzzles and watching game shows. She was dedicated to all. She is survived by her children, Mark Phillips and Tabitha South, both of Wilmington, DE; brother, Mike Rusnak of...

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Tommy Gray Kyger, Jr.

Tommy Gray Kyger, Jr.

June 21, 1980 — June 9, 2012
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Tommy Gray Kyger, Jr., 31, passed away suddenly June 9, 2012 at University of Maryland Medical Center. Born in Baltimore on June 21, 1980, Tommy was the son of Florence Kyger and the late Tommy G. Kyger, Sr. He was employed at Kerns Brothers Tree Service. He had a genuine passion for his job and also enjoyed working on cars as well as spending time with this son. In addition to his mother, he is survived by his son Ethan Kyger of Rising Sun,...

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Louise Fulton Edmanson

Louise Fulton Edmanson

May 18, 1914 — June 8, 2012
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Louise Fulton Edmanson, 98, a lifelong resident of Newark, passed away at Newark Manor Nursing Home June 8, 2012. Louise was the daughter of the late Samuel and Annie Walraven Fulton. She graduated from Newark High School where she played basketball and field hockey. She went to Goldey College where she received her Associates Degree. Following her education, she worked for many years at Continental Diamond Fiber/Budd and then and then worked...

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Richard B. White

May 20, 1929 — June 7, 2012
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Richard B. (Dick) White, 83 of Signal Mountain, TN, formerly of Wilmington, DE, passed away on June 7, 2012 at Erlanger Hospital in Chattanooga, TN. Born on May 20, 1929 in Wilmington, Dick was the son of the late Theodore B. and Elsa Virginia Karlberg White. He graduated from Conrad High School and attended The Wharton School of Business and the University of Delaware. Dick retired from J.A. Montgomery Insurance Company. A veteran of the U.S....

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David Warfield Paca

David Warfield Paca

March 20, 1935 — June 3, 2012
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David Warfield Paca, age 77, of Greenville, SC, passed away on June 3, 2012. He was born in Quantico, VA on March 20, 1935. David comes from a long line of Paca's reaching back to William Paca, Governor of Maryland, and a signer of the Declaration of Independence. His parents were Louise and William Paca, who was a decorated Marine; so that David grew up in a variety of venues. He was preceded in death by his dear first wife, Judy and...

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Catharine H. Mackie

Catharine H. Mackie

October 8, 1939 — June 2, 2012
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Catharine Hollen Mackie, "Mother", age 72, of Elkton, MD passed away on Saturday, June 2, 2012 surrounded by the family she loved so much. She was born in Elkton, MD on October 8, 1939 to the late Osborne S. Mackie and Josephine Aiken Mackie. Catharine worked in the insurance business and for Peebles Department Store from which she retired. Upon her retirement, she focused her passion and energies to her greatest loves, her family and baking....

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Kendra M. Dobyns

Kendra M. Dobyns

June 25, 1991 — June 1, 2012
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Kendra M. Dobyns, age 20, of Elkton, MD passed away on June 1, 2012. She was born on June 25, 1991 in Ontario, California to David D. Dobyns & Jane A. O'Rourke. Kendra was attending Paul Mitchell Cosmetology School in Newark, DE. She enjoyed being with her family and spending time at the beach. She is survived by her father, David D. Dobyns of Elkton, MD; mother Jane A. O'Rourke of Elkton, MD; sisters, Crystal Dobyns of Corona, CA and...

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David C. Everson, Jr.

David C. Everson, Jr.

May 20, 1971 — June 1, 2012
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David C. Everson, Jr, age 41, passed away suddenly on Friday evening, June 1, 2012 in Chesapeake City, MD. Born May 20, 1971in Wilmington, DE, he was the son of David C. and Barbara (DiMattia) Everson, Sr. A 1989 graduate of Hodgson Vo-Tech, he was employed by W.L. Gore as a Biomedical Engineer. An avid outdoor sportsman, he enjoyed hunting, fishing and boating. A proficient woodworker, he placed 1st in the state and 7th nationally in the...

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