Fern Leone Monscevitz of North East died Thursday, October 29, 2015, in Union Hospital of Cecil County, Elkton. She was 92.
A lifelong resident of Cecil County, she was born in Rising Sun, on March 27, 1923, daughter of the late Charles Herman and the late Louise (Jaurdea) Kincaid.
Prior to her retirement, Mrs. Monscevitz worked as a bank teller.
Edith Emma Nickle, 82, of Rising Sun, MD passed away surrounded by her loving family Monday, October 26, 2015.
Born January 7, 1933, Edith was the daughter of the late Charles Franklin and Edith Emma (Everett) Carter.
Edith was a member of Mount Pleasant United Methodist Church and Ocklokonee Tribe #212.
She enjoyed bowling, playing Bingo, and collecting owls. Most of all she cherished her time spent with her wonderful family.
Cecil T. Heath, 81, of West Grove, formerly of Cochranville passed away Friday, October 23, 2015 at Twin Pines, West Grove.
He was the husband of Doris Chesnet Heath.
Born in West Chester, PA he was the son of the late Graham and Leona Rich Heath.
Cecil was a 62 year resident of Chester County. He retired from Lenape Forge as a Group Leader and crane and forklift operator.
He was a member of Free Will Baptist Church, Nottingham, PA and United Steel Workers of America.
Cecil enjoyed fishing.
C. Thomas Henderson, 75, of Oxford passed away Friday, October 23, 2015 at Ware Presbyterian Village, Oxford.
Born in Trenton, NJ he was the son of the late Cloyd and Alice Downs Henderson.
Tom retired from ATACS, Oxford as a security guard and was formerly employed with the Oxford Cabinet Company and the family farm. After retiring he enjoyed helping as an “Amish Taxi.”
He enjoyed trout fishing.
Viola Isabel (Hartsoe) Halsey of Conowingo died October 22, 2015 at Calvert Manor Healthcare Center. She was 95.
She was born in Conowingo on February 18, 1920; the daughter of the late Elizabeth (Eller) Hartsoe and Ulysses G. Hartsoe.
As a youngster, she loved to visit and spend time with her grandparents, Wiley and Bell Eller who lived on a large farm in Conowingo. While there, she listened to many family stories and became an avid storyteller to her own children.
She remembered living in Hamilton, Ohio, a major manufacturing city at the time, and hearing the city go silent as it closed down during the Great Depression. She was an original “Rosie the Riveter” female worker during World War II, but because she worked at Elkton’s munitions plant, they were known as the “boom boom” girls.
Esther H. Black, 89, of Little Britain Church Road, Peach Bottom, PA went to be with her Lord following a short illness on Wednesday, October 21, 2015 at Lancaster General Hospital. She and her husband Roy Wilmer Black celebrated 70 years of marriage.
Born in Peach Bottom, she was the daughter of the late Zell F. and Kathryn Moore Hershour.
Esther had worked as a teacher’s aide in schools located in Cecil County, MD.
She was a member of Little Britain Presbyterian Church where she was an active volunteer, especially at Christmas with the holiday candles. She also was a member of Wakefield Lions Club, and Farm Women Society #21.
She enjoyed cross stitching, crafts and gardening.
Denise T. Holmes of Elkton died Wednesday, October 21, 2015 at Christiana Hospital, Del. She was 60.
Born in Wilmington, Del., on February 8, 1955, she was the daughter of the late Samuel J. Thorpe and Jessie Thorpe, of Rehoboth Beach, Del.
She worked as a customer service representative at Schumacher for 30 years.
Mrs. Holmes enjoyed the outdoors, camping and NHRA drag racing. Most of all she enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and Harley the pug.
Helga E. Weigel, 87, of Oxford, passed away on Tuesday, October 20, 2015 at her home.
She was the wife of the late Jack A. Weigel with whom she shared 53 years of marriage.
Born in Germany, she was the daughter of the late Otto and Anna Musstnut Raupp.
She was a member of St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church and attended Mt. Vernon Christian Church.
Helga was a homemaker who loved gardening and her pets.
Susan Ann Tanner of North East died at her son's home Monday, October 19, 2015. She was 59.
Born in Baltimore on August 21, 1956, she was the daughter of Duane and the late Mary (Gorrell) Moyer.
Mrs. Tanner was a supervisor at Wal-Mart, North East.
She enjoyed spending time with her family and especially playing with her grandchildren.
Hazel “Sis” Mae Preston, 81, of Nottingham, formerly of Lenni, PA went to be with our Lord Sunday, October 18, 2015 at Lancaster General Hospital.
She was the wife of James Thomas Preston with whom she shared 63 years of marriage.
Born in Lenni, PA, she was the daughter of the late David Iford and Hazel Dugan Iford Jackson.
Sis was employed with Crystal X, Lenni, Sears, Granite Run Mall and Grey Fox Inn, Aston.
She enjoyed spending time with her family, her home and traveling.