Jacob Nicholas "Jake" Zorn died in a canoeing accident on the Susquehanna River on May 26, 2015, the 15th anniversary of the death of his father, Craig Zorn. He was 22.
He is survived by his lifelong love, Michelle Hurd, his mother, Gloria "Meagan" Belmonte, her supportive fiancé John Belew, Jr., his sisters, twins Olivia and Corina Zorn, Brynn Mae Price, her father Mark Price; grandparents Barry and Eve Andrews, Barry's sons JR and Brian, Nick and Alice Nolan, and Donna Zorn; great grandmother Cecilia Nolan, aunts and uncles Jenna and Scott Buttner, Matt and Sabrina Nolan, Manuel and Cindy Sampedro, and Noel Phelps, in addition to "brothers" Nick Savick and Brandon Thomas.
Paige “Pete” Arnold Harrington of Rising Sun died at home Wednesday, May 27, 2015. He was 88.
Born September 22, 1926 in Neligh, Nebraska, he was the son of the late Arnold B. and Grace Eva Hale Harrington.
Mr. Harrington was a veteran of the United States Army.
He is a retired Supervisor of Radiology at the United States Department of Veteran Affairs, Perry Point.
Anita L. Mackey of Rising Sun died May 19, 2015 at Hahnemann University Hospital in Philadelphia. She was 62.
Born in Havre de Grace on March 30, 1953, she was the daughter of the late James White and Freda White/Carpenter.
She was a 1970 graduate of Rising Sun High School and worked at Alger Oil and Wendy’s in North East.
Mrs. Mackey loved camping, scrapbooking and country line dancing. She had a special affection for her Pug (Savannah) and enjoyed classic car shows. She was especially proud of her 1964 Mercury Comet convertible and a member of the Moonlite Cruisers car club of Quarryville, Pa.
Floyd Clark George, Jr. of Elkton died Thursday, May 21, 2015. He was 77.
He was born August 15, 1937 in Newark, Del., to Floyd C. George, Sr. and Louise (Allen) George.
Mr. George was a general contractor for over 30 years serving Maryland and Delaware.
He enjoyed working on antique cars, tractors and gas engines.
Carlene Faye Buser Poist of Perryville died Tuesday, May 19, 2015, in Harford Memorial Hospital of Havre de Grace. She was 80.
Born August 23, 1934 in Hershey, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Charles Henry and Frances Mildred Robb Buser.
Mrs. Poist was a member of the Blythedale Seventh Day Adventist Church where she had been very active teaching Sabbath School and was a former director of Vacation Bible School.
She served with the Water Witch Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary and had been inducted into the Hall of Fame.
Sharon Ann Gregson of North East died at home Tuesday, May 19, 2015. She was 55.
A lifelong resident of Cecil County, she was born in Elkton on February 13, 1960.
Prior to her retirement due to disability, she worked in shipping for UPS.
She was a graduate of North East High School. She enjoyed reading books. Most of all she loved taking care of her nieces and nephews.
Gregory Fitts died May 7, 2015. He was 68.
He was born April 25, 1947, the son of the late Eloise Tiller.
Mr. Fitts was a 1966 graduate of North East High and joined the military (Army) (PV2) on December 13, 1967, for two years.
His passion was drawing and spending time playing cards with his friends.
Carolyn Virginia Yonts of North East died Tuesday, May 5, 2015 in Union Hospital, Elkton. She was 72.
She was born in Valparaiso, Ind., on October 18, 1942.
She was a teacher’s aide, for over 30 years working at Bay View Elementary School.
Frances Eva Harrison of Rising Sun, formerly of Chesapeake City, died at home Tuesday, May 5, 2015. She was 98.
Mrs. Harrison worked with her husband on the farm and then as a secretary at Bohemia Manor High School for 16 years.
She was the wife of the late John (Jack) H. Harrison Sr., who died in 2002. They were married for 66 years.
Gary F. Simmons, of Long Point, Hack Point, died at home surrounded by his family, Thursday, April 30, 2015. He was 60.
Mr. Simmons was born on March 10, 1955, in Havre de Grace, son of Dewey C. Simmons, Sr., of Bel Air and the late Bessie Shalone Simmons.
He lived in Aberdeen and Alabama until making his home in Long Point in 1985. He was a 1973 graduate of Aberdeen High School. His career began in 1976 with Conrail as a conductor for 20 years and retired after 14 years of service with Septa as a conductor and supervisor in 2010.
Mr. Simmons started his volunteer fire service career in 1971 with the Aberdeen V.F.C. and for the past 27 years has been a member of Hacks Point F.C. where he had held all the fire line positions and currently serving on the Board of Directors For 14 years he served as Chief of the fire company and in 2011 was unanimously elected Chief Emeritus. He also was the regional instructor for Hunter Safety for the State of Maryland and a member of TRI-Count Dive Club.