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Obituaries

Delores Ann Eavey

Delores Ann Eavey

— June 19, 2020
Service: June 25, 2020

Delores Ann Eavey, age 68, of Conowingo, MD, passed away on June 19, 2020. She was born on August 8, 1951 in Lynch, KY to the late Ralph Phillips and Dorothy (Lockhart) Phillips. Delores worked for Conowingo Elementary School for 28 years as a secretary, and was a lifetime member of 30 years at Pleasant View Baptist Church. She enjoyed spending time in her garden and loved being outdoors. Delores loved going to the beach, eating crabs, and...

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Dorothy "Dot" Lewis

Dorothy "Dot" Lewis

September 18, 1925 — June 19, 2020
Service: June 29, 2020

Dorothy "Dot" Marie Cherry Lewis, age 94, of Newark, DE, passed away on Friday, June 19, 2020. She was born on September 18, 1925 in Ridgley, MD to the late Roy Cherry and Mary (Ziegler) Cherry. Dot was a lifetime member of the White Clay Creek Presbyterian Church. She studied at Goldey-Beacom College in Wilmington, DE, and in the mid-1940s, worked as a secretary at the Continental Fiber Company and later at the Chrysler automobile plant in...

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Robert "Bob" Sheaffer

Robert "Bob" Sheaffer

October 11, 1923 — June 19, 2020
Service: No Services

ROBERT P. SHEAFFER Born, Newark, Delaware October 11, 1923 Bob attended Newark High School and graduated 1941. He attended Spartan School of Aeronautics in Tulsa, Oklahoma, where he studied airport management and became a flight instructor. Bob entered the Navy in 1943, became a naval aviator serving in the Pacific on the aircraft carrier Saratoga. He received two air metals and two fleet citations and retired as a Commander in 1965....

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Robert "Bunken" Thompson, Jr.

Robert "Bunken" Thompson, Jr.

July 1, 1955 — June 18, 2020
Service: June 29, 2020

Robert "Bunken" Lewis Thompson, Jr. of Port Deposit, MD, age 64, passed away Thursday, June 18, 2020. Born July 1,1955, in Havre de Grace, MD, he was the son of the late Robert Lewis Thompson, Sr. and Loretta (McCoy) Thompson. Bunken served his country with pride in the US Army and National Guard for six years. He enjoyed sports and coached his children's little league baseball and softball teams. Bunken led a simple life in the country with...

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Murrell "Leroy" Murphy

Murrell "Leroy" Murphy

May 5, 1940 — June 16, 2020
Service: June 20, 2020

Murrell "Leroy" Murphy, age 80, of Elkton, MD, was surrounded by his family on Tuesday, June 16, 2020 when he went to join the Lord. He was born in Artemus, KY on May 5, 1940 to the late Thomas Murrell Murphy and Roberta (Johnson) Murphy. Leroy honorably served his country in the United States Air Force. In the course of his 28 year career he served as operations coordinator for the attaché office in the American Embassy of South Africa,...

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Edna Elizabeth Cox

Edna Elizabeth Cox

July 3, 1936 — June 14, 2020
Service: No Services

Edna Elizabeth Cox of Rising Sun, MD, age 83, passed away Sunday, June 14, 2020. Edna was born on July 3, 1936 in Newark, DE to the late Herbert Wood and Elizabeth (Lee) Wood. Edna was a 1956 graduate of Newark High School. After graduating she worked in the Agriculture Department at the University of Delaware. Joseph "Al" Alan Cox took a weekend leave from the Marines in Quantico to Delaware and met the love of his life. Edna and Al were...

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Doris Thelma Thompson

Doris Thelma Thompson

June 4, 1932 — June 10, 2020
Service: June 17, 2020

Doris Thelma Thompson of Bear, DE, age 88, passed away on Wednesday, June 10, 2020. Doris was born on June 4, 1932 in Wilmington, DE to the late William George Lewis and Thelma (Wooleyhan) Lewis. Doris was a lifetime Delaware resident who grew up on her family's farm. She loved reading murder mysteries, watching police dramas and loved her Dunkin Donuts coffee. When she was younger, she loved dancing. Doris absolutely loved spending time...

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Clyde Duane Broadwater

Clyde Duane Broadwater

January 5, 1946 — June 8, 2020
Service: June 18, 2020

Clyde Duane Broadwater, "Duane" age 74 of Elkton, MD passed away on June 8, 2020. He was born on January 5, 1946 in Elkton, MD to the late Clyde Vincent Broadwater and Mary Louise (Baker) Perkins. Duane served in the United States Air Force from 1964-1968. He was a proud Boy Scout and was a recipient of the Silver Beaver Award. During his high school years, he was a guard on the Bohemia Manor High School basketball team. He enjoyed bowling...

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Vera Strickland

Vera Strickland

April 19, 1927 — June 7, 2020
Service: June 16, 2020

Vera Virginia Strickland of New Castle, DE, age 93, went home to be with the Lord Sunday, June 7, 2020. Vera was born on April 19, 1927 in Simpson, Kansas to the late Frank J. Matous and Jesse (Pruett) Matous. Vera graduated from Brown Mackie Business School. She married William T. Strickland on November 23, 1946 and they moved to Newark, DE in 1949 and then later in 1952 to New Castle, DE. She worked various accounting and finance...

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Sarah Ann Orr DeAngelis

Sarah Ann Orr DeAngelis

February 17, 1943 — June 6, 2020
Service: No Services

Sarah Ann Orr DeAngelis passed away on June 6, 2020 at Lancaster General Hospital due to injuries from an auto accident. She was born near Rising Sun to the late Joseph Wilson and Sarah Cecilia (McCaslin) Orr on February 17, 1943. She lived her entire life on or near the family farm. Sarah Ann was deeply devoted to her family. There was no greater joy to her than taking care of her family. This included cooking and baking everyone's...

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