Isabelle Clark Lynch of North East died Wednesday, July 27, 2016. She was 91.
Born in Oxford, Pa. on November 20, 1924, she was the daughter of Joseph and Esther Clark Lynch.
Miss Lynch graduated from North East High School and Salisbury State Teacher’s College.
She was retired from the DuPont Company. She devoted her life to public service and was honored with the Citizen of the Year and the Women’s Trailblazer Awards.
Miss Lynch was active in the Democratic Party serving on the county and state Democratic Central Committee and was a Maryland presidential elector in 1980.
Arthur F. Allen of Colora, MD, 79 , died July 23, 2016 at Riverview Rehab and Health Center. He was born in Athol, MA to the late Rutherford and Ellen Emmit Allen.
He is survived by his wife Charleen Banks; his son Anthony Allen; his stepsons William and wife Tammy and David and wife Nellie Banks; brothers Walter and wife Joanne and James ; sisters Sandy Harrington, Mildred Mallory, Donna and husband Roger; seven grandchildren and four great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his son Arthur Allen; brothers Neil, Glen, Wayne, David, Rutherford and Richard; sisters Beverly Ryzychy and Margie Dufore.
He was a harness horse trainer and driver and a longstanding member of the United States Trotting Association. Art had a real love of the sport. He started working with Standardbred horses on the family farm when he was six years old. He honed his craft and went on to work for Stanley and Vernon Dancer for many years. Art eventually owned his own stable and he raced at Brandywine Raceway, Dover Downs, Freehold Raceway, Free State Raceway, Harrington Raceway, Liberty Bell Raceway, Meadowlands, Pocono Downs, Roosevelt Raceway, Rosecroft and Yonkers.
Art will always be remembered for his passion, honesty and integrity for the sport of harness racing.
Helen Josephine Brasefield, of North East, formerly of Easton, Pa., died July 23, 2016. She was 101.
She was born on April 24, 1915, on her great-uncle’s farm in Auburn, Ohio, daughter of the late John E. and the late Alice O. (Forsha’) Kent.
Mrs. Brasefield graduated from Aurora High School, Ohio, in 1933 and was married August 11, 1938 to James S. Brasefield. For 11 years, she and her husband operated their store, “Jim & Jo’s Hardware” in Seipsville, Pa. Later she was employed by Keystone Foods in Easton, Pa., for 10 years.
Dale Arthur Haywood, Sr. of Colora died at home Saturday, July 23, 2016. He was 74.
He was born January 19, 1942 in Traverse City, Michigan to the late George E. and Wanetta J. Haywood.
Mr. Haywood married his wife of 50 years, Sally Ann (Putnam) on August 5, 1965 in Bel Air.
He enlisted in the U.S. Army at age 17 in 1959. He completed three tours in Vietnam, one in Korea and two in Germany. He was honorably discharged as a decorated Chief Warrant Officer (CW2) and was bestowed many medals including a Bronze Star.
Jerrold Wayne "Jerry" Butcher of Aiken, S.C., died Saturday, July 16, 2016. He was 72.
Mr. Butcher was born in Marlton, W.Va., and lived in Colora before moving to South Carolina. He lived in Aiken for the past seven years.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force.
Mr. Butcher was a driver for Overnight Transportation until he retired.
Daniel Schnatz of Elkton died Wednesday, July 20, 2016. He was 67.
He was born in Elkton on December 12, 1948 to Joseph Sr. and the late Margaret (Sis) Schnatz.
Mr. Schnatz was a 1967 graduate of Elkton High School and a 1973 graduate of the University of Delaware.
He was beloved as an educator and coach; as a husband and father; as a grandpop and friend and as a truly good and humble man whose capacity to give to others knew no bounds.
Gary Charles Bosley of Rising Sun died at home Monday, July 18, 2016. He was 62.
Born June 2, 1954 in Hanover, Pa., he was the son of Helen Rose Harvey Hines of Edgewood, and the late Joseph Bosley, Jr.
Mr. Bosley was a member of Calvary Chapel of Delta, Delta, Pa,, and STAR Touring and Riding No. 262 of Central Maryland.
He was employed as a scientist by J.M. Huber, Havre de Grace.
Bertha Jackson Sager of Chesapeake City died July 16, 2016. She was 98.
Born on January 16, 1918, she was the daughter of the late Walter Avery and Frances (Aument) Jackson.
She was born in Elk Mills, where she went on to attend a one room school house. She then transferred to Elkton High School where she graduated in the class of 1935.
Mrs. Sager then entered the work force holding many jobs throughout her years including the Banking and Trust Company of Elkton, Home Extension Services of Elkton, Bainbridge Naval Training Center, Walter Cooling in the Savings and Loan Association, Cooling’s Hardware Store in Chesapeake City, and as Executive Secretary for the Cecil County Board of Education Superintendent of Schools where she worked for three different Superintendents.
Rosetta Workman of Port Deposit died Saturday, July 16, 2016. She was 77.
Born November 13, 1938 in Rocks, she was the daughter of the late James and Francis Jester Patterson.
Mrs. Workman is survived by her sons, James C. Workman, Nathan Wayne Workman and Luke C. Workman, all of Port Deposit,; daughter, Lydia Lidke of Rising Sun; 12 grandchildren; 25 great grandchildren; brother, Frank Patterson; sisters, Marie Torres, Joanne Patterson, and Margaret Grulla.
Wanda Jean Levredge, 72 of Elkton, MD, passed away on Friday, July 15, 2016 in Wilmington, DE.
Born in Hillsboro, WV on February 22, 1944, she was the daughter of the late Herbert and Mary (Brock) Dean.
Wanda was a faithful employee at UHCC for 35 years before she retired.