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Lois Jane Adams

Lois Jane Adams

June 19, 1928 — February 26, 2020
Service: No Services

Lois Jane Adams of Newark, DE, age 91, passed away on Wednesday, February 26, 2020. Lois was born on June 19, 1928 in Monessen, PA to the late Russell H. Dial and Emma Lois (Linn) Dial. Lois taught American History for Montrose High School and later English at Bel Air High School in Bel Air, MD. She also was a substitute teacher in the Montrose and Bel Air school districts. Lois later worked at the Montrose Public Library for 15 years. ...

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Kenneth D. Thomas

Kenneth D. Thomas

June 15, 1950 — February 25, 2020
Service: March 5, 2020

Kenneth "Ken" D. Thomas, age 69, of Port Deposit, MD, passed away on Tuesday, February 25, 2020. He was born on June 15, 1950 in Baltimore, MD to the late Kenneth and Corinne (Dombroski) Thomas. Ken proudly served his country in the United States Army. He graduated Suma Cum Laude at the University of Baltimore in 1976 with a Bachelor of Science and started working at Alger Oil in 1981 and advanced to become General Manager before his...

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Mary S. Murphy

Mary S. Murphy

April 18, 1925 — February 21, 2020
Service: No Services

Mary S. Murphy, age 94 passed away on Friday, February 21, 2020. Mary was the daughter of the late Constantine "Gus" Sclavos and Agnes Skillman Sclavos. Mary was a 1941 graduate of Elkton High School. Mary received her nursing degree at the University of Maryland. She worked as an OR nurse at John's Hopkins Hospital; worked as an RN at Union Hospital and as a public health nurse. She was the former co-owner and operator of the Glasgow Arms...

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Heidi B. Ross

Heidi B. Ross

October 17, 1934 — February 21, 2020
Service: No Services

Heidi B. Ross, age 85, of Oxford, PA, passed away Friday, February 21, 2020. She was born on October 17, 1934 in Zurich, Switzerland to the late Emil Lenzin and Anna Lenzin. Heidi was born a traveler. She traveled back and forth visiting family and friends in Switzerland. She loved her children and grandchildren and was always encouraging them to try new things and travel to new places. Heidi continued to work and never really retired. As...

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Steven Eric Blevins

Steven Eric Blevins

November 28, 1988 — February 20, 2020
Service: February 27, 2020

Steven Eric Blevins of Port Deposit, MD, age 31, passed away suddenly from a pulmonary embolism on Thursday, February 20, 2020. He was born in Havre de Grace, MD on November 28, 1988 to Ruby Ann Comer and the late David Lee Blevins. A life-long resident, Steven was proud of his Cecil County heritage. He was passionate about construction and trucking. Steven had a vast knowledge of both subjects that he used in his working life as a heavy...

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Harry Francis Shaw

Harry Francis Shaw

March 24, 1926 — February 19, 2020
Service: Services Pending

Harry F. Shaw, age 93, of Ijamsville MD, passed away Wednesday, February 19, 2020 in Newark, DE. Harry was born on March 24,1926 in Lowell, MA to Harry Shaw and Teresa (O'Haire) Shaw. He was drafted to serve in World War II when he was 18 years old and fought in the Battle of the Bulge, with the 395th Infantry Regiment, 99th Division. When he returned home, he attended Catholic University in Washington D.C. on the G.I. Bill, where he...

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Matilda "Polly" Duyckinck Knowles II

Matilda "Polly" Duyckinck Knowles II

October 7, 1927 — February 18, 2020
Service: February 28, 2020

Matilda (Polly) D. Knowles, II, formerly of Exton, Pennsylvania passed away on February 18, 2020 at Kadima Nursing at Pottstown. Born in Wilmington, Delaware she was a Daughter of the late W. Thomas and Matilda (Duyckinck) Knowles. Polly attended Grier Finishing School and graduated from Wilmington Friends School. As a young girl she liked to show horses and fox hunt. Polly had many hobbies including sewing, knitting, crewelwork, gardening...

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Timothy "Tim" Beecher Smith

Timothy "Tim" Beecher Smith

July 2, 1940 — February 17, 2020
Service: February 29, 2020

Timothy (Tim) B. Smith of Elkton, MD, age 79, passed away peacefully Monday, February 17, 2020. Tim was born on July 2, 1940 in Wilmington, DE to the late Herbert and Virginia Smith. Tim is survived by his wife of 53 years, Connie Smith; daughter, Laura Steele and her fiancé, John Mucha; son, Todd Smith; grandchildren: Emma and Colin Steele and sister, Penny O'Donnell and her husband Patrick and their children: Heather Bouchelle and Erin O...

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Daniel Wayne Vipperman

Daniel Wayne Vipperman

August 14, 1963 — February 17, 2020
Service: February 27, 2020

Daniel "Danny" Wayne Vipperman, age 56, of North East, MD, passed away on Monday, February 17, 2020. He was born on August 14, 1963 to Magdalene (Payne) Vipperman Anthony and the late Daniel Robert Vipperman. Danny was an exceptional painter and enjoyed painting the exterior and interior of homes. He was the proud owner of VIP Painting in Lewes, DE until he retired. Danny enjoyed fishing and hunting deer, squirrel, and rabbit. Danny is...

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Richard Thomas Unger, Jr.

Richard Thomas Unger, Jr.

June 6, 1947 — February 16, 2020
Service: February 22, 2020

Richard Thomas Unger, Jr. of Rising Sun, MD was surrounded by his loving family when he went to be with the Lord on Sunday, February 16, 2020. He was born in Joliet, IL on June 6, 1947 to Richard T. Unger, Sr. and Ellen Mary Ann (Dechanso) Unger. Richard graduated from Nathan Hall High School in 1965 and went on to earn bachelor's degree in Business Management in 1969 from the University of Utah, then earning a Master's in Business...

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