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Grace Pursley

Nov 26, 1928 - Nov 24, 2023

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Elkton, MD

Grace Malinda Pursley, 94, of Elkton MD passed away Friday, November 24, 2023. Born in Elkton on November 16, 1928, she was the daughter of the late Leonard and Elizabeth Moore Spratt. Mrs. Pursley, a certified nursing assistant, retired from the Cecil County Health Department. A member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, the Ladies Auxiliary of Union Hospital, where she assisted in the Good as New Shop, and also participated in the Red Hat Society, the Cecil County Farm Museum and Union Q...Read More

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Mary Ann Ennis

Feb 25, 1936 - Feb 28, 2024

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Elkton, MD

Mary Ann Ennis of Elkton, MD and formerly of Croydon, PA passed away on February 28, 2024 at the age of 88. She died peacefully surrounded by her loving family.Born on February 25, 1936 in Wilkes Barre, PA. She was the daughter of Albert and Mary Pudmanski. She moved to Langhorne, PA in 1953 to work as a telephone operator. She met her husband Dave on a blind date on December 31, 1953 and they eloped 6 months later, on June 7, 1954. They were married for 64 years and had 7 children, Mary Ann (Barry) Williams, Elkton, MD, Mike Ennis (Clayton Grinage), Hudson, FL, Kathleen (Joe) Mundy, West Chester, PA, David (Beth) Ennis, Bristol, PA, Mark (Denise) Ennis, Bristol, PA, and Patricia Ennis (deceased), Croydon, PA. She is survived by 14 grandchildren; 4 great­-grandchildren; sisters, Carol Kiska and Alvina Austin; brother, Jerome Pudmanski, and numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her sister, Shirley Zimmerman.Mary Ann was gifted with a sharp mind and a quick wit. She was an avid reader and enjoyed working on crossword puzzles. She was a woman of great faith, her afternoons devoted to prayer. She believed in the power of prayer. She loved being "Mom Mom" and considered herself Mom Mom to both family and friends. She ended her conversations with, "Love you more." And she meant it.Services will be held on Thursday, March 7, 2024 at St. Thomas Aquinas Church, 601 Bristol Pike, Croydon, PA. The viewing will be from 10 AM to 11 AM, followed by a mass at 11 AM, and burial at St. Mark's Cemetery, 2519 Bristol Pike, Croydon, PA.Charitable contributions may be made in her memory to the Society of St. Vincent de Paul at St. Thomas Aquinas Church (address above). Flowers are also welcome.

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Eva R. Ruggiero

Dec 31, 1969 - Feb 25, 2024

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Elkton, MD

Eva R. Ruggiero, age 51, of Elkton, formerly of New Castle, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, February 25, 2024. Eva graduated from Delcastle Technical High School and is also a four year college graduate. She worked in Nursing and Health Care until she retired. She enjoyed music, coloring, cooking, and spending time with her family, especially her grand babies. Eva is preceded in death by her brother, Shawn Ewell; mother, Carol Ann Ewell and Father, Eduardo Ramos; Grandmother, Eva Rose Thompson and Grandfather, John F Thompson. Survivors include her daughters, Joycleynn Ruggiero and Carolanne Ruggiero (Derez Wilson); son, Jesse Figgs (Lauren Woods); grandchildren, Imani Horton and Aria Figgs; stepmother; Barbara Sweets and stepfather, Wayne Ewell. Services will be held at 1:00 PM on Friday, March 8, 2024 at NICHOLS-GILMORE FUNERAL HOME, where visitation will begin at 11:30 AM. Contributions can be made to assist with the funeral expenses.

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Bertha C. Cline

Dec 23, 1940 - Feb 24, 2024

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Elkton, MD

Bertha C. Cline, 83, of Elkton, MD departed this earth and earned her angel wings on Saturday, February 24, 2024. Born in West Virginia on December 23, 1940, she was the daughter of the late Ester May Miller.Bertha was a hard worker and was proud of the work she performed as a caregiver for her patients. She was passionate about her faith and would often quote bible scripture and applied the Gospel teaching in her daily life. Deeply rooted in her Native American heritage and nature, she would fondly recall memories of her childhood in West Virginia and of time spent during her dream vacation to Alaska.Survivors include her daughters, Debbie Ross, and Sherry Crouse; son-in-law, Randy Crouse; grandchildren, Heather Crouse Quinteros, Andrew Crouse, Cory Ross, Zach Ross, Brittany Keplinger, Kassandra Cline, Tyler Cline, Katelynn Cline, and Jessica Cline; 11 great-grandchildren; sister, Betty Hamm; and lifelong friend, Rose Biggs.In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ottis Cline; sons, Delbert Lee Cline, Martin Cline, Allen Cline, and son-in-law, Bill Ross.Funeral service will be held 2 PM, Thursday, February 29, 2024 at Hicks Home for Funerals, 103 W. Stockton Street, Elkton, MD 21921 with visitation beginning at 1 PM. Private Interment will be in Gilpin Manor Memorial Park.In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the funeral home at the address above.

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Barbara Frantsi Pinder

May 13, 1948 - Feb 24, 2024

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Elkton, MD

Barbara Frantsi Pinder, 75, of Elkton, MD passed away on Saturday, February 24, 2024. Born in Elkton on May 13, 1948, she was the daughter of the late A. Edwin and Hilda Lusby Frantsi.Mrs. Pinder retired from Cecil County Public Schools as a Paraprofessional, she had worked at Gilpin Manor Elementary School and Cecil Manor Elementary School. Mrs. Pinder was also an active member of Elkton United Methodist Church, where she had been a Sunday school teacher for 50 years and a member of the senior choir and bell choir.Survivors include her loving husband of 58 years, William Pinder, Jr.; daughters, Melissa Chambers (Mike), Elkton, MD, and Tanya Dobrowolski (Dave), Rising Sun, MD; grandchildren, Courtney Shoun, Jenna Chambers, Kailee Dobrowolski, Timmy Dobrowolski, and Matthew Dobrowolski; great-granddaughter, Zoey; brothers, Bob Frantsi (Carolyn), Bill Frantsi (Louise), and John Frantsi; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, William Pinder, III.Visitation will be held from 6 PM – 8 PM Friday, March 1, 2024 at Hicks Home for Funerals, 103 W. Stockton Street, Elkton, MD 21921. Funeral service will be held 10 AM, Saturday, March 2, 2024 at Elkton United Methodist Church, 219 E. Main Street, Elkton, MD 21921. Interment will be in Gilpin Manor Memorial Park, Elkton, MD.In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Elkton United Methodist Church Educational Program or to Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, in care of Hicks Home for Funerals at the above address.

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John Leinen Jodlbauer

Jul 29, 1949 - Feb 24, 2024

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Elkton, MD

John Leinen Jodlbauer, 74, of Elkton, MD, passed away Saturday, February 24, 2024. Born in Wilmington, DE on July 29, 1949, he was the son the late Julius Sr. and Hazel Kennedy Jodlbauer.A U.S. Marine Corps veteran, Mr. Jodlbauer had been the manager of Jodlbauer Furniture Stores. Memberships included American Legion Cecil Post #15, Elkton, 3rd Degree member of Knights of Columbus Bishop Becker Council, Elkton, Marine Corps League, Train Collectors Association, a charter member of the Elks Club and past-president of Kiwanis Club of Elkton. He enjoyed operating his model trains.Survivors include his wife of 49 years, Sharyn Hemphill Jodlbauer; sister, Carol Jodlbauer-Levey (Harlen); brother-in-law, Frank Papp; sisters-in-law, Nancy Jodlbauer, Maribeth Hemphill and Donna Hemphill, as well as numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.In addition to his parents, Mr. Jodlbauer was preceded in death by his brother, Julius Jodlbauer, Jr., sister, Betty Anne Papp, brothers-in-law, Patrick Hemphill and Kevin Hemphill and sister in law, Catherine Hemphill.Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 11 a.m., Thursday, February 29, 2024 at Immaculate Conception Church, 455 Bow Street, Elkton with visitation from 9:30 until 10:45 a.m.. Interment with military honors in Immaculate Conception Cemetery will follow mass.In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Marine Toys for Tots Foundation, in care of Gift Processing Administrator at 18251 Quantico Gateway Drive, Triangle, VA 22172.

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Jean Elizabeth Rush

Jun 08, 1931 - Feb 23, 2024

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Elkton, MD

Jean Elizabeth Rush, 92, of Elkton, MD passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Friday, February 23, 2024. Born in Perryville, MD on June 8, 1931, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Elizabeth Hickman Ryan.Mrs. Rush retired as an Administrative Assistant for Cecil County Public Schools and had previously worked for the Federal Government. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, dancing, roller skating, and playing ball with her beloved K-9 companions.Survivors include her daughter, Lanita Rush-Highducheck (Bob), Elkton, MD; grandchildren, Amanda Arches (Chris), and Brett Wyatt (Cortney); great-grandchildren, Caden Arches, Gracelynn Wyatt, and Mikayla Wyatt; and her K-9 companion, Tucker.In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her loving husband of 59 years, Larry E. Rush; son, Robert Rush; and grandson, Brian Wyatt.All services and interment will be private.In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to an animal shelter of your choice.

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Delphine Aileen Madron

Nov 28, 1947 - Feb 23, 2024

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Elkton, MD

Delphine Aileen Madron, 76 of Port Deposit, MD, passed away Friday, February 23, 2024 at Elkton Nursing and Rehab Center, Elkton, MD. Born in Seattle, WA, on November 28, 1947, she was the daughter of the late Stewart and the late Katherine (Gabler) Fowler. Delphine worked in sales at Wal Mart. She enjoyed sewing and making crafts of all kinds. Survivors include her companion: Samuel W Rogers, Jr. of Port Deposit, MD; daughter: Karen Madron of Lancaster, PA and one son: Mike Madron of Rising Sun, MD; 3 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. Services are private. To to the family or in memory of Delphine Aileen (Fowler) Madron, please

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Betty Louise Brown

Oct 10, 1931 - Feb 22, 2024

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Elkton, MD

Betty Louise Brown, 92, of Elkton, MD passed away on Thursday, February 22, 2024. Born in Elkton on October 10, 1931, she was the daughter of the late John and Sophia Zinger Crookham.A devout member of Baldwin United Methodist church, Mrs. Brown spent 55 years singing in the church choir. Mrs. Brown was also a proud member of the original Thompson Estates Garden Club. She was a homemaker who loved spending time with her family and enjoyed reading, cooking, baking, crossword puzzles, crochet, needlepoint, and cross stitch. Her favorite television show was Gaither’s Gospel Hour. Survivors include her sons, Rob Brown (Joyce), Conowingo, MD, Jim Brown (Lisa), North East, MD, Kevin Brown (Linda), and Michael Brown, both of Elkton, MD; grandchildren, Kory, Derick, Christi, Donald, Christanna, Joshua, and Patrick; and great-grandchildren, Natalia, Madelyn, Remy, Owen, Rhys, Abigail, and Norah.In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her loving husband of 60 years, Earl Howard Brown; and sisters, Mary Crookham and Harriet Willis.Funeral service will be held 11 AM, Friday, March 1, 2024 at Baldwin United Methodist Church, 756 Elk Mills Road, Elk Mills, MD 21920, with visitation beginning at 10 AM. Interment will be in Cherry Hill Methodist Cemetery, Cherry Hill, MD.In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Baldwin United Methodist Church at P.O. Box 12, Elk Mills, MD 21920.

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Yvonne Christine Lewis

Sep 01, 1955 - Feb 21, 2024

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Elkton, MD

Yvonne Christine Lewis, 68, of Elkton, MD, affectionately known to family and friends as Bonnie, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, February 21, 2024. Born in Baltimore, MD on September 1, 1955, she was the daughter of the late Annie Mae Martin and Victor P. Phoebus, Sr.Bonnie retired as a cook in the food service industry. She enjoyed gardening, cooking, and spending time with her family and friends as well as exploring the islands of the Caribbean on her many memorable cruise ship voyages.Survivors include her loving husband of 44 years, Michael R. Lewis, Sr.; children, Michael R. Lewis, Jr. (Kimberly), and James A. Lewis (Sarah); 3 wonderful grandchildren; brother, David Martin; and sisters, Wanda Finneran-Cope, and Anne Phoebus.In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Deborah L. Irons; and brother, Victor P. Phoebus, Jr.Funeral service will be held 11 AM, Friday, March 1, 2024 at Hicks Home for Funerals, 103 W. Stockton Street, Elkton, MD 21921, with visitation beginning at 10AM. Interment will be private.In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memorial Giving at 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or to https://www.stjude.org/donate/donate-to-st-jude.html.

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Clifton Leon Wilson, Jr

Jul 12, 1955 - Feb 19, 2024

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Elkton, MD

Clifton “Dinky” Leon Wilson, Jr, of North East, MD, passed away Monday, February 19, 2024 in the Christiana Care, Union Hospital, Elkton, MD. Born in Elkton, MD on July 12, 1955 he was the son of the late Anne Marie (Biddle) and Clifton Leon Wilson, Sr. Clifton served his country proudly for the U.S. Army Airborne 82nd Division. He enjoyed going for rides on his Harley, taking the boat out fishing and playing pool. He loved horses, his dogs, Brutus and Levi and his cat Stewie. Clifton is survived by his wife: Tamara Jean Wilson of North East, MD; children: Jean Marie Bostic (Christopher), Margaret Lynn Wilson, Curtis Ray Wilson (Amanda), Melisa Anne Wilson Koehler (Cody) and Charles Edmond Wilson all of North East, MD, Kirsten Ann Wilson (Kenneth) of Pasadena, MD; adopted son: Ralphael Bayas of Elkton, MD; siblings: Carolyn Westerinen of Port Deposit, MD, Linda Ratliff of Elkton, MD and Charles Wilson of North East, MD; and 7 grandchildren. In addition to his parents, Clifton was preceded in death by his son: James Edward Wilson. Funeral service will be held Monday, February 26, 2024 at 2:00 pm at Crouch Funeral Home, P.A., 127 South Main Street, North East, MD with visitation beginning at 1:00 pm. Interment will follow services in North East Methodist Cemetery, North East, MD. To to the family or in memory of Clifton "Dinky" Leon Wilson, Jr., please

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