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Obituaries

Franklin D. Arthur

Franklin D. Arthur

July 24, 1933 — January 12, 2020
Service: January 30, 2020

Franklin D. Arthur, age 86, of Elkton, MD passed away January 12, 2020. He was born on July 24, 1933 in Powellton, WV to the late William and Vivian Arthur. Frank served our country in the United States Army 101st during the Korean War, where he drove for the General. During his professional career, he was involved in general contracting and learned many trades, including carpentry, plumbing, electrical work, and painting. Frank found a...

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Kenneth "Kenny" Davis, Sr.

Kenneth "Kenny" Davis, Sr.

April 12, 1944 — January 11, 2020
Service: No Services

Kenneth "Kenny" Michael Davis, age 75, of Bowie, MD, passed away on Saturday, January 11, 2020. He was born in Washington, D.C. on April 12, 1944 to the late Richard C. Davis and Margaret Davis. Kenny enjoyed boating and was involved with helping hands food ministry. He treated his church community like his own family. Kenny is survived by his loving wife of 44 years, Joann Davis; daughter, Debra A. Austin; son, Kenneth Michael Davis, Jr...

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Betty M. Dye

Betty M. Dye

December 19, 1941 — January 7, 2020
Service: January 13, 2020

Betty M. Dye, age 78, of Rising Sun, MD, passed away on Tuesday, January 7, 2020. She was born in Oxford, PA on December 19, 1941 to the late Ambrose Estel Keys, Sr. and Bessie May (Hall) Keys. Betty enjoyed cosmetology and served the community by teaching at Rochelle's School of Cosmetology in Elkton, MD. She was an active member of the North East Lions Club for many years. Betty had a passion for gardening, which included her flower and...

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Freda Mae Fell

Freda Mae Fell

March 11, 1933 — January 7, 2020
Service: January 11, 2020

Freda Mae Fell, age 86, of Rising Sun, MD, passed away on Tuesday, January 7, 2020. She was born in Troy, WV on March 11, 1933 to the late Roscoe L. Peters and Thelma L. (Sleeth) Peters. Freda received her Bachelor's degree from Glenville State College in WV. She then received her Master's Degree from Indiana University in Bloomington, IN. Freda taught business classes at North East High School for 11 years and at the University of Delaware...

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Mark A. Jenkins

Mark A. Jenkins

March 2, 1970 — January 4, 2020
Service: No Services

Mark A. Jenkins, age 49, of Rising Sun, MD, passed away on Saturday, January 4, 2020. He was born on March 2,1970 in Elkton, MD to Sherrie Lynn Wimmer and the late George Ambrose Jenkins. Mark served our United States Military in the Navy from 1990-1993 on the U.S.S. Saratoga, and was always proud to be a military veteran. He worked at W.L. Gore as a Project Leader. During his free time, Mark enjoyed wood burning, deer hunting, fishing, and...

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Doris Daniel

Doris Daniel

May 18, 1938 — January 3, 2020
Service: No Services

Doris G. Daniel, age 81, of Towson, MD, passed away on Friday, January 03, 2020. She was born in Marion, VA on May 18, 1938 to the late Rev. Eugene Goodman and Helen P. (Parris) Goodman. Doris is survived by her three sons: Howard (Wanda) Edmondson, Christopher (Sue) Edmonson, and Michael Daniel; two daughters: Sandra (Chuck) Wieprecht and Mary Ann (Jack) Luna; eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; brother, John Goodman and...

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Edla Marie Godfrey

Edla Marie Godfrey

— January 3, 2020
Service: January 13, 2020

(Edla) Marie Thielman Godfrey of Newark, DE, age 84, died Friday, January 3, 2020. She was born in Philadelphia in 1935 to the late Joseph A. and Edith McDonald Thielman, native Delawareans. Marie grew up in Mt. Airy, attended Henry H. Houston Elem., Roosevelt Jr. High, Germantown High, and the University of Delaware (her father's Alma Mater). In high school she was the Sports writer then Editor of her school paper. In college, Marie was given...

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Albert "Bert" Gerald Van Dyke

Albert "Bert" Gerald Van Dyke

September 22, 1956 — January 2, 2020
Service: January 17, 2020

Albert "Bert" Gerald VanDyke of Charlestown, MD, age 63, passed away Thursday, January 2, 2020. He was born September 22, 1956 in Chateauroux, France to the late John and Andree VanDyke. Bert enjoyed playing golf, visiting friends at the Wellwood and hosting parties on his private beach. He was an avid fan of Pink Floyd, and was able to see them in concert with this family. Bert enjoyed Philadelphia in a variety of ways; be it watching his...

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Martha Daisy Gravenor

Martha Daisy Gravenor

February 27, 1928 — December 30, 2019
Service: January 9, 2020

Martha Gravenor, age 91, from Hartly, DE passed away Monday, December 30, 2019. Martha was born on February 27, 1928 in Clayton, DE to the late Ernest Wyatt and Martha Elizabeth (Caroll) Pusey. Martha worked for Woolworths for 25 years until it closed and then worked at Cannons Baking Store where she picked up her love of baking and decorating cakes for friends and making candy. She also enjoyed crocheting and was a great cook. Martha...

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Jean Elizabeth Thorpe

Jean Elizabeth Thorpe

June 9, 1926 — December 30, 2019
Service: January 11, 2020

Jean Elizabeth Thorpe, age 93, of Dover, DE passed away Monday, December 30, 2019. Jean was born on June 9, 1926 in Wilmington, DE to the late Lawrence Murray and Elizabeth (Brown) Murray. Jean was a dedicated wife and a very caring, yet stern, mother. She loved family gatherings, especially going to the beach. Some of the things she loved doing was needle point, word find puzzles, puzzles and watching birds. The family will never forget the...

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