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Obituaries

Thomas Frederick Rogers

Thomas Frederick Rogers

September 25, 1966 — November 1, 2019
Service: No Services

Thomas "Tom" Rogers, age 53 of Rising Sun, MD passed away on Saturday, November 1, 2019. He was born on September 25, 1966 in Elkton, MD to Thomas Frederick Rogers, Sr. and Logean Elizabeth Rogers. Tom was a family man and a memorable community man. He enjoyed cooking soups and loved to go fishing with his family. He owned an auto mechanics shop in Rising Sun called Sunshine Auto. Tom helped many people in his community with their auto...

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Shania Marie Watson

Shania Marie Watson

June 6, 2013 — October 28, 2019
Service: November 23, 2019

Shania "Sunshine" Marie Watson, age 6, of Clearfield, PA passed away on Monday, October 28, 2019. She was born on June 6, 2013 in Newark, DE to Ashley Hedrick of Wilmington, DE and Mark Watson of Wilmington, DE. Shania attended first grade at Clearfield Elementary School in Clearfield, PA. She was full of life, could light up a room with her glowing personality and always had a smile on her face. Her favorite colors were pink and purple...

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David Boyd Kegley

David Boyd Kegley

January 12, 1959 — October 27, 2019
Service: November 2, 2019

David Boyd Kegley, 60 years old, of Fair Hill, Maryland, passed away on October 27, 2019 in Wilmington, Delaware. David was born in Baltimore, Maryland to Martha Clark (Bainbridge) and Boyd T. Kegley on January 12, 1959. He went to school in Harford County, where he earned his GED before studying Business at Wilmington, Delaware. He married Darlene Sue Kegley (Woods) on May 27, 1982 in Elkton, Maryland. He worked as a Compression Operator I...

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Christopher David Gilley

Christopher David Gilley

October 25, 1977 — October 26, 2019
Service: No Services

Christopher David Gilley, age 42, of Newark, DE passed away October 26, 2019. He was born October 25, 1977 in Havre de Grace, MD to the Sharon Denise Jadwin and the late David Allen Gilley. Christopher was a smart, intelligent, and beautiful person who loved his family. He had a passion for writing, which included spiritual poems. Christopher loved music, particularly electronic/bass and rock n' roll. In Christopher's professional career he...

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Joseph Joy

Joseph Joy

March 3, 1964 — October 26, 2019
Service: No Services

Joseph "Joe" R. Joy of Elkton, MD, age 55 passed away on Saturday, October 26, 2019. He was born in Philadelphia, PA on March 3,1964 to the late Joseph R. Joy and Roberta T. (Toughill) Joy. Joe was in Pest control for 35 years. An avid sports fan, he enjoyed watching his favorite teams Alabama Crimson Tide, the Philadelphia Eagles, and the Washington Nationals. During his free time, Joe enjoyed watching Ancient Aliens, going fishing, riding...

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Mary Ann Brown

Mary Ann Brown

August 14, 1947 — October 25, 2019
Service: Services Pending

Mary Ann Brown, a longtime resident of Newark, DE, passed away on Friday, October 25, 2019 at the age of 72. Born in Welch, West Virginia, on August 14, 1947, Mary Ann grew up in Seltzer City, PA, and Newark, DE. She attended Holy Angles School, Corpus Christi High School, and the University of Delaware, where she received her BS in medical technology. She began her career at the Wilmington Medical Center, moving later to St. Francis...

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Austin Cole Ellis

Austin Cole Ellis

April 14, 1993 — October 23, 2019
Service: October 30, 2019

Austin Cole Ellis, age 26 of Rising Sun, MD passed away in his home on Wednesday, October 23, 2019. Born on April 14, 1993 in Newark, DE, he was the son to Bill Ellis and Jessica Crook. Austin enjoyed skateboarding, playing darts and painting. He loved animals and listening to music. During the 6 years Austin lived in West Palm Beach, FL working as a waiter/bartender, he would often go scuba diving, even swimming with sharks. His greatest joy...

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David Keithley

David Keithley

September 15, 1958 — October 21, 2019
Service: November 9, 2019

David Keithley David B. Keithley, "Catfish" went to join our Lord on Monday, October 21, 2019. Dave was born in St. Augustine, FL. On September 15, 1958 to Donald A. and Frances V. Keithley. Dave was employed as a drywall installer. He is survived by his parents: Donald and Frances Keithley, of Street, MD; brothers: Jeffery Keithley and his wife, Josephine of Conowingo, MD and Brian Keithley of Airville, PA; sister, Susan Keithley...

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Mary  Evelyn Kerns

Mary Evelyn Kerns

October 8, 1921 — October 21, 2019
Service: October 26, 2019

Mary Evelyn Kerns, age 98 of Rising Sun, MD passed away peacefully at her home on Monday, October 21, 2019. She was born on October 8, 1921 in Trade City, PA to the late Irvin Earl Best and Mary Elsie (Spotswood) Best. Mary Evelyn graduated from Rising Sun High School in 1938 before going to nursing school and joining the US Army Nurse Corps at the beginning of World War II. At the conclusion of the war, she returned to Cecil County and...

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Lois Reed

Lois Reed

February 23, 1927 — October 21, 2019
Service: November 1, 2019

Lois M. Reed, age 92 of Newark, DE passed away on Monday, October 21, 2019. She was born on February 23, 1927 in Glasgow, DE to the late Norman Charles George and Nettie Belle (Hallabaugh) George. Lois grew up on a farm with a large and loving family. She was the youngest of 12 children and had an identical twin sister. Lois enjoyed a vast variety of activities such as growing flowers in her garden and canning tomatoes and beans, which her...

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