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David Michael Brooks

David Michael Brooks

September 6, 1961 — May 5, 2017
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David Brooks, age 55, of Baltimore, MD passed away Friday, May 05, 2017. He was born on September 6, 1961 in Baltimore, MD to Ethel Marian (Jackson) Brooks and the late William Head Brooks. David enjoyed spending his time building models, working with computers, playing computer games and spending time with his beloved cat, Pokey. David is survived by his mother, Marian Brooks of Conowingo, MD, two sisters: Deborah Brooks-Harris and her...

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William Stuart Durfey

William Stuart Durfey

November 4, 1925 — May 4, 2017
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William Stuart Durfey, age 91, of Rising Sun, MD passed away Thursday, May 4, 2017. He was born on November, 4, 1925 in Odessa, NY to the late Stuart Hamilton Durfey and Bessie Esther (Smith) Durfey. William was a custodian with the Odessa, NY school system. He also worked as a farmer. William wrote poetry, enjoyed hunting, fishing and playing pool. He also enjoyed spending time at the Cecil County Senior Center, loved college sports,...

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Lonnie L Jensen

Lonnie L Jensen

December 1, 1947 — May 4, 2017
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Lonnie Jensen, age 69, of Rising Sun, MD passed away suddenly due to natural causes on the morning of May 4th, 2017 in his home/workshop. He was born on December 1, 1947 in Harlen, Iowa to the late Leona Jensen (Larson) and the late Oliver Jensen. Lonnie opened Jensen's Furniture Workroom in Rising Sun, MD in 1993 to provide the community with furniture upholstery services. When he wasn't working he enjoyed baking and cooking with his wife,...

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Harold Eugene Gotschall, Sr.

Harold Eugene Gotschall, Sr.

November 7, 1936 — May 1, 2017
Service: May 10, 2017

Harold Eugene Gotschall, Sr. "Gene", age 80 of Newark, DE passed away on Monday, May 1, 2017. He was born on November 7, 1936 in Dexter, Ohio to the late, Harold A. Gotschall and Betty (Miller) Mendenhall. Gene worked in construction excavation as a machine operator running backhoes and excavators. In his spare time, he collected die cast metal cars, and enjoyed watching WWE Wrestling on the television. He enjoyed visits with his friends and...

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Kara J. Wilkins

Kara J. Wilkins

April 25, 1977 — April 30, 2017
Service: May 11, 2017

Kara J. Wilkins, age 40 of Oxford, PA passed away suddenly on April 30th, 2017 due to a tragic accident. She was born on April 25th, 1977 in Philadelphia, PA to Colin P. Wilkins and the late Maria Y. Wilkins (Kendros). Kara graduated from Oxford Area High School in 1995. She started a career as a Certified Nursing Assistant and was currently attending Lancaster County Career and Technology Center, where she was working towards her nursing...

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Linda A. Hunt

Linda A. Hunt

December 13, 1951 — April 28, 2017
Service: May 5, 2017

Linda A. Hunt, age 65, of Wilmington, passed peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Friday, April 28, 2017 after fiercely and courageously fighting her battle with cancer. Linda was born to Vincent L. and Jean (Reno) DiLeonardo on December 13, 1951. After graduating from Mount Pleasant High School in 1969, she had a number of clerical positions in Wilmington before landing a job at Atlas Powder Company which quickly accelerated into a...

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Mary Lou Benjamin

Mary Lou Benjamin

March 29, 1940 — April 27, 2017
Service: May 5, 2017

Mary Lou Benjamin, age 77, of Rising Sun, MD passed away on April 27, 2017. Mary Lou was born in Brooklyn, New York on March 29, 1940 to the late Wilson N. Brown and Louise E. Brown. Mary Lou worked for 23 years as the clerk treasurer for the Town of Rising Sun. She traveled all around the country square dancing and enjoyed scrapbooking. Ed and Mary Lou volunteered as camp hosts for Hungry Mother State Park in Marion VA for 20 years. She was...

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Henry Boyd Coulter, Sr.

Henry Boyd Coulter, Sr.

October 16, 1927 — April 27, 2017
Service: May 6, 2017

Henry Boyd Coulter, Sr., age 89, went home to be with our Lord at 7:55 p.m. on April 27, 2017. Born on October 16, 1927 in Conowingo, MD, he was the son of the late, James and Gracie Coulter. Henry served his country proudly in the United States Army during World War II. He lived most of his life in Rising Sun, MD and worked as a geodetic technician at Aberdeen Proving Ground until he retired in the late 1980's. He was also a part time...

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Stephen L. Delmotte

Stephen L. Delmotte

July 11, 1954 — April 26, 2017
Service: May 6, 2017

Stephen L. Delmotte, "Steve", age 62 of Bear, DE passed away on April 26, 2017. He was born on July 11, 1954 in Honolulu, Hawaii to Roland C. Delmotte and Beverly C. (Suback) Delmotte. Steve attended Cardinal Gibbons High School in Baltimore, Maryland. He received his bachelor of science from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York. Steve worked as a nuclear engineer in the power industry for more than 30 years, working his way...

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Roland Kenneth Dunaway  "Kenney"

Roland Kenneth Dunaway "Kenney"

May 25, 1952 — April 26, 2017
Service: May 13, 2017

Roland Kenneth "Kenny" Dunaway, 64, of Elkton, MD passed away at his home on April 26, 2017. Born on May 25, 1952 in Baltimore, MD, he was the son of the late Roland and Lillian Dunaway. Kenny was a motorcycle and sports car enthusiast and took a special liking to Harley Davidsons. He also loved music and playing his guitar. Fitness was important to Kenny; he would regularly lift weights and go mountain biking; he also enjoyed hunting and...

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