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Obituaries

Mary  Lee Craig

Mary Lee Craig

September 23, 1952 — November 25, 2017
Service: December 1, 2017

Mary Lee Craig, age 65, of Rising Sun, MD, passed away on Saturday, November 25, 2017. Born on September 23, 1952 in Havre de Grace, MD, Mary was the daughter of Lee (Campbell) Doll and the late John Comer, Sr. Mary worked as an office manager for 25 years at Stephen Homes. Later she worked part time at Walmart in Oxford, where she enjoyed helping customers and working alongside her colleagues. She had a heart of gold and always had a kind...

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Francis Chester Stopyra

Francis Chester Stopyra

October 4, 1932 — November 23, 2017
Service: November 28, 2017

Francis Chester Stopyra, age 85, of Newark, DE, passed away peacefully November 23, 2017. Born on October 4, 1932 in Marshallton, DE Francis was the son of the late August Stopyra and Agnes (Benben) Stopyra. Francis owned and operated a dairy farm in Newark, DE. He was dedicated to working his land and caring for his livestock. He loved the outdoors and was always in his element on the farm. Francis was a devoted husband, father and friend...

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Alice Marie Lockerman

Alice Marie Lockerman

December 23, 1946 — November 21, 2017
Service: December 2, 2017

Alice Marie Lockerman, age 70, of Cecilton, MD, passed away on Tuesday, November 21, 2017. She was born on December 23, 1946, in Warwick, MD to the late Julian T., Sr., and Marion Alice Lawrence Lockerman. Alice worked as a waitress at Jack-n-Helen's Restaurant for over thirty plus years. She would spend her time coloring in adult coloring and design books, listening to bluegrass music or attending to her collection of beautiful Indian dolls...

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Billie Ray Brown

Billie Ray Brown

January 6, 1948 — November 20, 2017
Service: No Services

Billie Ray Brown, age 69, of Elkton, MD, passed away on Monday, November 20, 2017. Billie was born in Athens, OH on January 6, 1948 to the late Billie S. and Katherine (Dowler) Brown. Billie attended Harford Community College where he studied Criminal Justice. He then went on to be a Police Officer, Detective First Class for the Aberdeen Police Department. Billie served his country as a Vietnam Army Veteran and a member of the American Legion...

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Robert Martin Stark

Robert Martin Stark

February 6, 1930 — November 18, 2017
Service: No Services

Robert Martin Stark, 87, of Newark, Delaware died on November 18, 2017. Born and raised on Long Island, New York, to the late Yolanda and Alex Stark Robert graduated from the public schools in 1948. He attended Long Island University and The Johns Hopkins University (A.B., 1951). At the University of Michigan (M.A., 1952) he met and married Carol LaSage (dec.1988) in 1955. They raised four children. Robert was employed briefly at Bausch &...

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Mary Sue Butler

Mary Sue Butler

October 26, 1962 — November 15, 2017
Service: November 22, 2017

Mary Sue Butler, age 55, of Landenberg, PA, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, November 15, 2017. Born in Chester County, PA, Mary was the daughter of Shirley (Howell) Ortega and the late Benny Ortega. Mary worked as a grocery manager at SuperFresh where she enjoyed meeting new people and working alongside her colleagues and associates. She appreciated the simple things in life such as working around her home and the occasional evening...

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Ruby Jean Chambers

Ruby Jean Chambers

November 24, 1927 — November 12, 2017
Service: November 20, 2017

Ruby Jean Chambers, age 89, of Rising Sun, MD passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on November 12, 2017. Born on November 24, 1927 in Richwood, WV, she is the daughter of the late Shirley Evans and Alta Muriel (McTheney) Taylor. Ruby was a devoted Christian, reading her bible often. She was a founding member of the Church of the Nazarene in Rising Sun, MD and loved her church family. Ruby was very hospitable and never met a...

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Barbara  Ann Doyle

Barbara Ann Doyle

December 18, 1932 — November 12, 2017
Service: November 17, 2017

Barbara Ann Doyle of Newark, DE, age 84, passed away peacefully on Sunday, November 12, 2017 at the Calvert Manor Healthcare Center. She was born in Newark, DE on December 18, 1932 to the late Percivel and Gladys (Scarborough) Perkins. Barbara grew up in Providence, MD and graduated from Elkton High School. She worked as a secretary at Continental Diamond Fiber, and then at the University of Delaware. Barbara later earned her nursing degree...

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Raymond P. Lloyd

Raymond P. Lloyd

March 5, 1950 — November 11, 2017
Service: November 17, 2017

Raymond P. Lloyd, age 67, of Milton, DE, formerly of North Wilkesboro, NC, passed away surrounded by his loving family on November 11, 2017. Born on March 5, 1950 in Elkton, MD, he was the son of the late Howard and Eloise (Jones) Lloyd. An avid hunter, Ray enjoyed hunting deer, turkey and waterfowl. He also loved fishing. Ray is survived by his loving wife of 37 years, Joyce A. Lloyd of Milton, DE; daughters: Kimberlee Lloyd of Elkton...

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Patricia A. McFadden

Patricia A. McFadden

January 11, 1964 — November 10, 2017
Service: No Services

Patricia A. McFadden, age 53, passed away on November 10, 2017. Born on January 11, 1964 in Chester, PA, she was the daughter of the late James and Delores (Dutton) McFadden. Patricia graduated from Claymont High School, class of 1982. She was an avid reader and loved watching Dancing with the Stars. Patricia will be remembered as a fabulous cook and an excellent baker, who always enjoyed feeding everyone who came to visit. Patricia is...

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