Lee Roy Crabtree of North East died Saturday, September 26, 2015 in Union Hospital, Elkton. He was 75.
Born in Sandyridge, Va., on May 25, 1940, he was the son of the late Henry and Delphia (Eastridge) Crabtree.
Mr. Crabtree retired from the Hot Mix Plant where he was a heavy equipment operator.
Brandon Lee Roland of Elkton died at home Wednesday, September 23, 2015. He was 20.
He was born in Christiana, Del., on October 5, 1994.
Mr. Roland was employed by Amazon.
He was a member of the North East Church of God.
He enjoyed Xbox games, working on cars, riding roller coasters, and most of all spending time with his family.
Mr. Roland had learned to speak Chinese and German.
Jerry L. Chambers died September 20, 2015. He was 66.
He was born June 9, 1949 in Amarillo, Texas.
Mr. Chambers served in the U.S. Air Force during Vietnam.
He was a lifetime member of several fire departments, American Legions and the Jerry Skrivanek VFW Post No. 8185 of Port Deposit.
Anna Naomi Hoover of Conowingo died at home September 23, 2015. She was 71.
She was born in Baltimore in 1944 to an Irish mother and a Cherokee American Indian father.
She attended St. Rose of Lima and Catholic High School before beginning her career with The Department of Defense in Ft. Meade.
Mrs. Hoover was an avid reader and studied the mysteries of the metaphysical. She greatly enjoyed learning about the paranormal and was fascinated by ghost hunting and what lies ahead in the next life. She was fascinated with all things Egyptian.
Mrs. Hoover also enjoyed traveling and boating on the Chesapeake Bay with her husband Lou; they both loved going to the Ocean or cruising Alaska to celebrate their anniversary.
Robert Marion Riley of Colora died September 25, 2015. He was 81.
Born in Rising Sun on February 27, 1934, he was the son of the late Mattie and Phillip Riley.
Mr. Riley worked at H.E. Shallcross and Sons for 43 years as a butcher and truck driver.
The last part of his career, he drove a truck for Floral Plant Growers.
He was an active member of Calvary Missionary Baptist Church. He served as a Sunday school teacher, Deacon, Bible School Director and bus driver.
Mary Theresa Callanan of Port Deposit died Tuesday, September 22, 2015 at Christiana Care Hospital of Newark, Del. She was 54.
Born June 24, 1961 in Baltimore, she was the daughter of Frank and Betty Kemp Onorato of Baltimore.
Mrs. Callanan was employed as a police officer by the Maryland Port Administration of Baltimore.
She was a parishioner of Good Shepherd Parish and attended Good Shepherd Catholic Church of Perryville.
Pauline Felix of Colora died Sunday, September 20, 2015 in Harford Memorial Hospital of Havre de Grace. She was 88.
Born August 31, 1927 in Fuerth, Germany she was the daughter of the late Fritz and Anna Klug Wachtler.
Mrs. Felix was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary to the Bernard L. Tobin American Legion Post No. 128 of Aberdeen.
Ronald E. Schmidt, Sr. of Calvert died Wednesday, September 16, 2015 at Union Hospital, Elkton. He was 76.
Born in Baltimore, he was the son of the late Virginia Gilley Schmidt.
He was a retired auto dealership owner and was also a bus driver with Benjamin and Marshall Bus companies.
Mr. Schmidt was a member of Good Shepherd Parish, Perryville.
He was also a member and past President of the Rising Sun Lions Club, past president of the Better Business Association, and court clerk for the Baltimore City Courts.
He loved baseball, westerns, train rides, Christmas and the ocean.
Kathleen Marie Knies Lyon of Elkton died Thursday, September 17, 2015, in the University of Penn Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pa. She was 42.
Born in Wilmington, Del, on October 26, 1972, she was the daughter of the late John Knies and Patricia Taylor Dolor.
She was a Registered Nurse for Medstar working as a traveling nurse.
She graduated from Newark High School, attended University of Delaware, and Cecil Community College from which she received her nursing degree. She loved traveling, sports and coaching soccer. She also loved her dogs Raleigh Jane & Parker and her cats Flynn and Fred.
Richard Wayne Aro of North East died Thursday, September 17, 2015 in the Christiana Hospital, Newark, Del. He was 67.
A lifelong resident of Cecil County, he was born in Elkton, on June 27, 1948, the son of the late George Gilbert and the late Margaret Irene (Streaker) Aro.
He served his country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War.
During his lifetime, Mr. Aro worked for DuPont at Eagle Run in the warehouse and shipping department; his own company, Aro Specialty Sign, LLC; and worked for the State of Maryland in security services at the Cecil County Courthouse.