Maude M. Donoway
Newark, MD— Maude M. Donoway, 79, died Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013, at her home. Born in Quinby, Va., she was the daughter of the late John William Cropper and Mary Anne Powell Cropper. She was preceded in death by her husband Paul Revere Donoway in 1996. She was also preceded in death by brothers Edward, Norman & Robert Cropper and sisters Helen Hill and Francis Davis.
Maude was co-owner of Tingle's Apartments in Ocean City and she also worked at Captain's Galley Restaurant in Ocean City. She was a member of Bowen-Trinity United Methodist Church (Newark charge) where she enjoyed participating in many of the churches functions and festivities. She attended the MAC Senior Center in Snow Hill, but most of all enjoyed spending time with her family and her beloved dog Jet.
Maude is survived by her 6 children, Linwood and wife Joan Donoway of Newark, Florence Donoway and companion Troy Croom of Newark, Mike and wife Nancy Donoway of Newark, Tommy and wife Kim Donoway of Newark, Paula and husband Mike Turner of Snow Hill & Wally and wife Robyn Donoway of Newark. She was a loving grandmother to Robbie and wife Tammy Donoway of North Carolina, Michael and Garren Turner of Snow Hill, Brittanie Turner and companion Travis Donaway of Snow Hill, Jason, Michael, Melissa, Matthew, Amber, Lee and Zack Donoway all of Newark. Maude was an adored great-grandmother to Madison & Loreli Donoway, Kensi & Lizy Turner, Coulter Donaway and Lily Donoway. She also had 5 step grandchildren and 5 step great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her brother Bernie and wife Faye Cropper of Berlin, sister Blanche Hudson of Ocean City and sister in law Margaret McSheffry of Salisbury and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
A funeral service will be held on Sunday, January 27 at 2:00 PM at the Burbage Funeral Home in Berlin. Rev. Sherwood McGrath will officiate. Friends may call one hour prior to the service and also on Saturday evening from 6:00- 8:00 PM at the funeral home. Interment will be in Trinity Garden of Memory Cemetery in Newark. A donation in her memory may be made to the Bowen-Trinity United Methodist Church, (Newark charge), P.O. Box 63, Newark, MD, 21841.