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Obituaries

Frank  Marinelli

Frank Marinelli

December 21, 1924 — October 1, 2018
Service: October 8, 2018

Frank Marinelli, age 93 of Newark, DE, died on October 1, 2018. He was born on December 21, 1924 in New York, NY to the late Francesco Marinelli and Filomena Marinelli (Esposito). Drafted shortly after his 18th birthday, Frank was sent to study engineering at Manhattan College under the Army Specialized Training Program. When that program was eliminated due to critical manpower shortages, he returned to combat units and served in the European...

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Patsy Mae Franklin

Patsy Mae Franklin

November 2, 1951 — September 29, 2018
Service: October 9, 2018

Patsy Mae Franklin, age 66, of Conowingo, MD passed away on Saturday, September 29, 2018. Born in Marion, NC on November 2, 1951, she was the daughter of the late Paul Edward and Mamie Melvina (Effler) Simmons. Patsy greatly enjoyed going to yard sales, flower gardening in her yard, which was her happy place, and listening to her most favorite music artist, Elvis Presley, of whom she was a lifelong fan. She was a very crafty and creative...

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Leigha Suzanne Schultz

Leigha Suzanne Schultz

March 31, 1982 — September 28, 2018
Service: October 21, 2018

Leigha Suzanne Schultz, age 36, of Newark, DE passed away unexpectedly at her home on Friday, September 28, 2018. Born March 31, 1982 in Wilmington, DE, Leigha was the daughter of Gene R. Schultz and Linda (O'Neal) Pierson. Leigha was a 2001 graduate of William Penn Highschool in New Castle, DE where Art was her favorite subject and Mr. Hudson was her favorite teacher. She worked for Harrington Casino as a slot attendant and most recently for...

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Frederick Harold Birth, Jr.

Frederick Harold Birth, Jr.

August 27, 1963 — September 26, 2018
Service: October 17, 2018

Frederick Harold Birth, Jr. "Freddie", age 55 of Wilmington, DE passed away on September 26, 2018. He was born on August 27, 1963 in West Chester, PA to Laura (Hess) Breeding and the late Frederick Harold Birth, Sr. Freddie, "Junie" graduated from Middletown High School in 1981. Soon after graduation, he joined the US Army where he proudly served until 1987. After his military career, he went on to become a truck driver where he worked for...

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Patsy Ann Rush

Patsy Ann Rush

October 19, 1944 — September 25, 2018
Service: September 29, 2018

Patsy A. Rush, age 73, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, September 25, 2018 at her home. Born in Montgomery County, Virginia on October 19, 1944, Patsy was the daughter of the late Wilford Boone and Daisy Mozell (Richmond) Boone. Patsy was a graduate of Talcott High School in Talcott, WV. She was a longtime member of and worked as a secretary for the Immaculate Conception Church in Elkton, MD. Patsy enjoyed reading, sewing and gardening, but...

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Sandra Cook Bradford

Sandra Cook Bradford

June 4, 1955 — September 22, 2018
Service: September 28, 2018

Sandra Cook Bradford, age 63, of Elkton, MD passed away on Saturday, September 22, 2018 at her residence. Born June 4, 1955 in Wilmington, DE, Sandi was the daughter of the late John Richard Cook and the late Anne Elizabeth (Hasson) Hickman. Sandi was a 1973 graduate of Mt. Pleasant High School in Wilmington, DE. She went on to receive a brief education from the Lankenau Hospital Nursing School and later attended the University of Delaware....

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John Michael Frymiare

John Michael Frymiare

August 22, 1990 — September 20, 2018
Service: September 28, 2018

John Michael Frymiare, age 28 of Rising Sun, MD, passed away on September 20, 2018. He was born on August 22, 1990 in Havre de Grace, MD. John was a graduate of Rising Sun High School class of 2009, where he played soccer for four years. He graduated from the University of Maryland in 2013 with a bachelor degree in history. John worked with government contracting at Aberdeen Proving Ground as an archivist. He enjoyed motorcycles and owned two...

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Victor C. Webb, Sr.

Victor C. Webb, Sr.

November 24, 1927 — September 20, 2018
Service: September 26, 2018

Victor C. Webb, Sr., age 90, of Rising Sun, MD passed away peacefully on September 20, 2018. Born on November 24, 1927 in Charleston, WV, he was the son of the late Reece B. and Osa (Reedy) Webb. Victor served his country proudly in the U.S. Army from 1945-1946. He owned and operated several mushroom farms in the Rising Sun, MD and Oxford, PA areas. Victor greatly enjoyed his work, but his most cherished moments were spent with his family. He...

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Paul David Elwood

Paul David Elwood

November 16, 1945 — September 19, 2018
Service: September 27, 2018

Paul David Elwood, age 72, of Rising Sun, MD passed away peacefully on Wednesday, September 19, 2018. Born November 16, 1945 in Wilmington, DE, Paul was the son of the late David Leroy Elwood, Jr. and the late Rita Ann (Kelly) Elwood. Paul served his country proudly in the United States Army. He graduated in June 1967 from the Officer Candidate School in Ft. Benning, GA. Paul served as Second Lieutenant while stationed at Ft. Hood, TX. He was...

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Mitchell "Mitch" James Bolte

Mitchell "Mitch" James Bolte

June 12, 1964 — September 16, 2018
Service: No Services

Mitchell "Mitch" James Bolte, age 54 of Newark, DE, passed away September 16, 2018. He was born June 12, 1964 in Wilmington, DE to Joyce M. Fair (Edwards) and the late Ralph J. Bolte. Mitch was a professional commercial and residential painter. He was a quiet man and lived a simple life. Mitch enjoyed gardening, landscaping and the outdoors. He was an Elkton Little League "All Star." Throughout life, Mitch continued his passion for baseball...

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