Ellen Rebecca Sebold, 93 of Port Deposit, MD, passed peacefully on Friday, November 25, 2016.
A lifelong resident of Cecil County, she was born on March 26, 1923, the daughter of the late William R. and Viola Mella (Lynch) Mahoney.
Mrs. Sebold was a member of Hopewell United Methodist Church, Port Deposit, MD and the Har-Ce Forest #142 Cedarettes.
She loved to cook, work in the yard, travel and enjoyed being with her family, especially working side by side with her husband.
Shirley Holbrook, 77 of Elk Mills, MD, passed away on Monday, November 21, 2016 in the Christiana Hospital, Newark, DE.
Born in Gap Mills, WV on April 28, 1939, she was the daughter of the late George and Lorarene (Kirk) Dunsmore. She was the beloved wife of 59 years to Ira C. Holbrook, Sr. who passed on October 27, 2016.
In her early years, Shirley attended Baptist Bible Church on Appleton Road, then after moving to Elk Mills, she attended Baldwin United Methodist Church and was a part of the Missions team.
She was a member of the Moose Lodge since 1998 and had a 10 year Perfect Attendance and a Moose Breakfast Award. In her younger years, she maintained 2 gardens where Shirley grew vegetables and canned up food for the winter. She loved raising flowers and cacti, watching NASCAR and All Star Wrestling, listening to Country Music and Bluegrass, playing cards and Bingo. Her favorite color was red.
Nona May Weaver, age 76 of Peach Bottom, PA, went to be with the Lord on November 17, 2016. She was born on December 16, 1939 in Darlington, MD to the late, Ronald W. Atwood and Lois A. (Church) Atwood.
Nona was a member of Porter’s Grove Baptist Church. She was a beloved wife, mother, and grandmother. Nona had a passion for gardening and loved flowers.
Nona is survived by her husband, Richard T. Weaver, Sr. of Peach Bottom, PA; sons: Richard T. Weaver, Jr. (Tom) and his wife, Nancy of Lancaster, OH, Garry R. Weaver and his partner, Candy of Lancaster, PA, and Brian L. Weaver of Lancaster, PA; daughter, Christine M. Schaeffer of Lancaster, PA; brothers: Wayne Atwood of Rising Sun, MD and Junior Atwood and his wife, Barbara of Leeds, MD; sister, Mary Perry and her husband, Abbie of Rising Sun, MD; brother-in-law, George Holland of Nottingham, PA; and grandchildren: Matthew M. Weaver, Billy E. Schaeffer, Justin N. Weaver, Nicholas M. Weaver, Jack Weaver, and Jenn A. Schaeffer.
James “Duffy” A. Heath, Sr., 79, of Elkton, MD, passed away on November 18, 2016. Born on May 31, 1937 in Elkton, MD, he was the son of the late John Arthur and Dorothy Reynolds Heath.
Duffy was a 1955 graduate of Elkton High School. As a young man, he worked as a pin setter at the bowling alley for seven cents a game. He was a well-known auto body man who worked for various body shops in the area, including Purnell’s, Aby’s, and Harrington’s. Using his auto body skills, Duffy built a 1932 Ford truck and named it “Magnolia Springs.” He enjoyed traveling to many car shows, meeting new people, and making lifelong friendships. Duffy was also a member of the Trinity Episcopal Church, where he served as an altar boy.
Steven Eugene Townley was born on June 29, 1961 in Elkton, MD to the late Joan Townley. He departed this life, to be with the Lord he so deeply loved, on Saturday, November 12, 2016.
Steven was a dedicated and devoted participant of Bayside Community Network, Inc. for 34 years. During these years, Steven worked on various projects and developed many close friendships. Steven enjoyed dancing, listening to music, watching sitcoms, and quoting his favorite shows. Steven loved Oprah Winfrey and the Oprah show. Steven’s greatest joy was spending time with his siblings and friends. Steven was a regular participant of Special Olympics.
Steven was known for his booming voice, bright smile and happy disposition.
Donna Lee Holbrook, 71, of Rising Sun, MD passed away peacefully on Sunday, November 13, 2016.
Born on July 25, 1945 in Newport News, VA, she was the daughter of the late Royal Shorter and Stella (Pedigo) West.
Donna retired from Terumo Medical as a chemical tech in 2004. She then went on to work for Sues Restaurant in Rising Sun and worked part time for Sun Pharmacy. Donna enjoyed travelling to Top Sail, NC every September to spend time with her sisters-in-laws and girlfriends. She loved spending time with her family and her two best friends – her Boston Terriers, Gabby and Daisy.
Delbert W. Taylor, Jr., 63 of North East, MD, died Sunday, November 13, 2016 in the Christiana Hospital, Newark, DE.
Born in Elkton, MD, on December 31, 1952, he was the son of the late Delbert W. Taylor, Sr. and the late Marjorie L. (Slatky) Taylor.
Prior to his retirement, Mr. Taylor worked in construction as a concrete finisher.
He enjoyed playing jokes on people, cards, jigsaw puzzles, camping and fishing. He loved his dogs.
Donna May Ham, age 58, of Nottingham, PA, passed away peacefully November 11, 2016. Born February 22, 1958 to the late Billy Evans and Jenny (McCory) Evans.
Donna was a homemaker that enjoyed jewelry, shopping, and found her greatest joy in being with her family, especially her grandchildren.
Joseph Allan Fayer, age 63, Arbutus, MD, originally of Perryville, MD, passed away at Johns Hopkins Hospital Bayview Campus Friday, November 11, 2016.
Joe was born to James and Betty Fayer on September 19, 1953 in Tacoma Park, MD. He was a 1971 graduate of Perryville High School and was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. Before his illness he was employed by LaFarge North America as a computer specialist.
James Roy Casper, 68 of North East, MD, died Wednesday, November 9, 2016 at home.
Born in Bridgeton, NJ, on December 30, 1947, he was the son of the late James T. and the late Alice D. Casper.
Mr. Casper worked in home sales, as a rental agent and was the former owner of Elkton Carpet and Tile.