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Robert "Paul" Brown Sr.
Robert "Paul" Brown, Sr. (90) passed away on December 23, 2021 at Christiana Hospital due to complications from Covid-19 and Pneumonia. Born August 5, 1931 in Brownsville, Alabama, he was the son of the late Clarence and Marcella (Griffin) Brown and the devoted husband of 58 years... Read More
R.T. Foard Funeral Home, P.A. - Rising Sun
Published in Cecil Whig on Jan. 16, 2022.
Friday, January 14, 2022
Rev. Christopher Morgan Porteus
Rev. Christopher Morgan Porteus, retired Diocesan Missioner and Parish Priest in the Episcopal Diocese of Easton, died December 22, 2021 in hospice care in Elkton after a lengthy illness. He was 74. For 38 years, Father Chris was a priest and served in the Dioceses of Vermont, New... Read More
R.T. Foard Funeral Home, P.A. - Rising Sun
Published in Cecil Whig on Jan. 14, 2022.
Agnes L. Wyatt (Himelright)
Agnes L. Wyatt, 84 of Peach Bottom, PA passed away on Tuesday, January 11th, 2022. Born in West Chester PA, she was the daughter of the late Leonard and Bertha (Dayton) Himelright. Agnes was a homemaker who enjoyed spending time with her family, writing poetry and listening to old... Read More
R.T. Foard Funeral Home, P.A. - Rising Sun
Published in Cecil Whig on Jan. 14, 2022.
Thursday, January 13, 2022
William Dayle "Dayle" DiVirgilio
William "Dayle" DiVirgilio of North East, MD passed away on December 7, 2021, surrounded by his family. Dayle was born on April 6, 1942, to the late William 'Pete' and Elizabeth Ann DiVirgilio. Dayle retired from Delmarva Power and Light after thirty-one years as a Lineman and Troubleshooter... Read More
Published in Cecil Whig on Jan. 13, 2022.
Robert Gwyn Edwards
Robert Gwyn Edwards, 68 of Elkton, MD, passed away Tuesday, January 11, 2022 in the Christiana Hospital, Newark, DE. Born in Wilmington, DE, on January 12, 1953, he was the son of the late Raymond T. and Elsie V. (Perkins) Edwards. He was the President of Iron Hill Pallet, Inc. Robert... Read More
CROUCH FUNERAL HOME - NORTH EAST
Published in Cecil Whig on Jan. 13, 2022.
Dorothy Marie "Dottie" Leonard (Kinney)
In loving memory of Dorothy Marie Leonard, 80, of Elkton, Maryland. Dorothy known as "Dottie" passed away peacefully on Thursday, January 6, 2022 at the Calvert Manor Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare in Rising Sun, Maryland. Born on January 11, 1941 in Washington, DC, she... Read More
CROUCH FUNERAL HOME - NORTH EAST
Published in Cecil Whig on Jan. 13, 2022.
Wednesday, January 12, 2022
Ginny Adams
Ginny Adams, age 78, passed away peacefully on January 12, 2022. Ginny was the daughter of the late Richard and Nellie Bush of Christiana, DE. She is survived by her husband, Hank Adams; son, Robert; siblings, Judy Currinder, and Richard Bush; granddaughter, Jessie; and grandson,... Read More
Hicks Funeral Home
Published in Cecil Whig on Jan. 12, 2022.
John Anthony Desante
John Anthony Desante, age 82, of Rising Sun, MD, passed away on Monday, January 10, 2022. He was born on August 17, 1939 in Chester, PA to the late Rose Desante. John worked for Sun Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company in Chester, PA for thirty years before retiring. He was an avid... Read More
R.T. Foard Funeral Home, P.A. - Rising Sun
Published in Cecil Whig on Jan. 12, 2022.
Gwyn Carson Goodman
Gwyn Carson Goodman of Conowingo, MD, age 91, passed away peacefully at home Sunday, January 9, 2022. He was born in Conowingo, MD on April 11, 1930 to the late Gwyn Johnston Goodman and Zelda Virginia (Graybeal) Goodman. Carson worked for the State of Maryland for 20 years as a Park... Read More
R.T. Foard Funeral Home, P.A. - Rising Sun
Published in Cecil Whig on Jan. 12, 2022.
Betty Lou Jones (Walstrum)
Betty Lou Walstrum Jones of Conowingo, MD, a loving mother, wife, sister, aunt and friend went to be with the Lord on January 9, 2022 surrounded by her children. Betty was the daughter of the late William Calvin Walstrum and Mabel Evelyn Fuller Walstrum, born June 18, 1945 in Elkton... Read More
Lee A Patterson & Son Funeral Home
Published in Cecil Whig on Jan. 12, 2022.
Richard Roy "Dickie" Mahoney
Richard Roy Mahoney, age 64, of Elkton, MD, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family, Tuesday, January 11, 2022. Born in Elkton, on March 7, 1957, he was the son of Beverly A. Broadwater, Elkton, and the late Richard H. Mahoney. A U.S. Air Force veteran, Master Sergeant Mahoney... Read More
Hicks Funeral Home
Published in Cecil Whig on Jan. 12, 2022.
Frank T. Nutter
Frank T. Nutter, 87 of Rising Sun, MD, passed away Tuesday, January 11, 2022 in the Christiana Care, Union Hospital, Elkton, MD. Born on August 9, 1934, he was the son of the late Howard Rowe and Bessie (Pearl) Nutter. Frank was the husband of the late Betty Lou (Patterson) Nutter... Read More
CROUCH FUNERAL HOME - NORTH EAST
Published in Cecil Whig on Jan. 12, 2022.
James Santo Sottnick
James Santo Sottnick, age 44, of Elkton, MD, passed away Sunday, January 9, 2022. Born in Willingboro, NJ, on April 14, 1978, he was the son of Donna M. Scalzo Becker (Timothy), and the late James J. Sottnick. Mr. Sottnick had served in the U.S. Army and worked as a laborer for Amtrak... Read More
Hicks Funeral Home
Published in Cecil Whig on Jan. 12, 2022.
Tuesday, January 11, 2022
Brenton Michael Antao
Brent Antao, formerly of Elkton, MD and Philadelphia, PA died on November 18, 2021 in Pennsville, NJ. Brent attended Elkton High School and Community College of Philadelphia. He was the son of the late Michael David Antao and is predeceased by his sister Corinne Antao. His survivors... Read More
Published in Cecil Whig on Jan. 11, 2022.
Donald Edward "Don" Comegys
Donald Edward "Don" Comegys passed away from natural causes in Elkton, MD on December 31, 2021. He was 69 years old. Born on June 21, 1952, Don graduated from North East High School. He was a lifelong resident of Cecil County, and was well known for his historical knowledge of the... Read More
CROUCH FUNERAL HOME - NORTH EAST
Published in Cecil Whig on Jan. 11, 2022.
James Herbert Dorris Sr.
James Herbert Dorris, Sr., age 75, of Elkton, MD, passed away Monday, January 10, 2022. Born in Elkton, MD, on December 30, 1946, he was the son of the late Alfred J., Jr. and Mary Moriarty Dorris. Mr. Dorris retired as a systems operator from Conowingo Power Company, which later... Read More
Hicks Funeral Home
Published in Cecil Whig on Jan. 11, 2022.
Jack Franklin Douglas Sr.
Jack Franklin Douglas, Sr., 91 of Elkton, MD, passed away Saturday, January 8, 2022 in the Christiana Care, Union Hospital, Elkton, MD. Born in West Grove, PA, on April 18, 1930, he was the son of the late Troy Felix and Verna (Handy) Douglas. He served his country proudly in the... Read More
CROUCH FUNERAL HOME - NORTH EAST
Published in Cecil Whig from Jan. 10 to Jan. 11, 2022.
Doris Cole Groff
Doris Cole Groff, age 79, of Elkton, MD, passed away on Tuesday, January 11, 2022. Born in Havre de Grace, MD, on December 23, 1942, she was the daughter of the late George and Verner Troxel Cole. Mrs. Groff retired from the Cecil Whig, Elkton, where she worked for 40 years as a typesetting... Read More
Hicks Funeral Home
Published in Cecil Whig on Jan. 11, 2022.
John Walter Wright
John Walter Wright, 83, of Elkton, MD, passed away Saturday, January 8, 2022. Born in Wilmington, DE, on March 4, 1938, he was the son of William W. and Margaret Walstrum Wright. Mr. Wright retired from Elkton Gas Service. He loved being with family and friends and playing poker with... Read More
Hicks Funeral Home
Published in Cecil Whig from Jan. 10 to Jan. 11, 2022.
Monday, January 10, 2022
John A. Aiken
John A. Aiken, 86 of Cecilton, passed away on January 9, 2022 at home. John was born on January 6, 1936, son of the late Richard D. and Anna Degnan Aiken. He was raised on a farm in Warwick and was a 1955 graduated of Cecilton High School. In 1956 he married Sara Louise Moore and... Read More
Galena Funeral Home
Published in Cecil Whig on Jan. 10, 2022.
Wesley Brian Bristow Sr.
Wesley Brian Bristow, Sr., 68 of Earleville, MD passed away on January 7, 2022 at Christiana Hospital, Newark, DE. Brian was born on March 3, 1953, son of the late Wesley Alfred Bristow and Macy Elliott Bristow. He was raised in Earleville and was a 1972 graduate of Bohemia Manor... Read More
Galena Funeral Home
Published in Cecil Whig on Jan. 10, 2022.
Stephen A. Naughton
Stephen A. Naughton, 56 years, of Rising Sun, MD, passed away Sunday, January 9, 2022 peacefully surrounded by family at home. Born October 15, 1965 in New York, NY. He was the son of the late Frank U. III and Elizabeth Sayre Naughton of Short Hills, NJ, and West Harwich, MA. Stephen... Read More
Lee A Patterson & Son Funeral Home
Published in Cecil Whig on Jan. 10, 2022.
Phyllis Gail Norris (Carper)
Phyllis Gale Norris, 88 of Rising Sun, MD formerly of Dundalk, MD, passed away at home Sunday, January 9, 2022. Born in Kester, WV, on January 15, 1933, she was the daughter of the late Floyd Monroe and Ocie Gertrude (Smith) Carper. She was the wife of the late James Edward Norris... Read More
CROUCH FUNERAL HOME - NORTH EAST
Published in Cecil Whig on Jan. 10, 2022.
Vicki K. Romberger (Koppenhaver)
Vicki K. Romberger (Koppenhaver), 58, beloved mother, daughter, sister and friend, passed away January 6th at BridgingLife Hospice at Sinai Hospital in Baltimore from multiple complications due to diabetes. Vicki's passions in life were serving both as an educator and a mother. She... Read More
R.T. Foard Funeral Home, P.A. - Rising Sun
Published in Cecil Whig on Jan. 10, 2022.
Ernest "Ernie" Sheldon Jr.
Ernest "Ernie" Sheldon, Jr., 92, of Elkton, MD passed away January 9, 2022. Born in Elkton on December 19, 1929, he was son of the late Ernest Sr. and Mary Campbell Sheldon. A graduate of Elkton High School and a U.S. Army veteran, Mr. Sheldon retired from General Motors after 35... Read More
Hicks Funeral Home
Published in Cecil Whig on Jan. 10, 2022.
Friday, January 7, 2022
Grace Marie Davis Loller
Grace Marie Davis Loller, 99 of Elkton, MD formerly of Cecilton, MD passed away on January 5, 2022 in Abbey Manor Assisted Living, Elkton, MD. Mrs. Loller was born on June 18, 1922, daughter of the late David P. Davis, Sr. and Grace Biggs Davis. She was raised in Cecilton where she... Read More
Galena Funeral Home
Published in Cecil Whig on Jan. 7, 2022.
Thursday, January 6, 2022
Corinne Michelle Antao
Corinne Michelle Antao 29, formerly of Elkton, MD and Philadelphia, PA died on October 18, 2021 in Los Angeles, CA. She had been living there for the past six months. Corinne attended Elkton High School and Temple University. She was the daughter of the late Michael David Antao. In... Read More
Published in Cecil Whig on Jan. 6, 2022.
John Herbert Kilby Jr.
John Herbert Kilby Jr., 81, of Colora, Maryland, passed away at home on January 3, 2022. Mr. Kilby was born to John Herbert Kilby Sr., and Edith Pennington Kilby, on May 25, 1940, in West Grove, Pennsylvania. He was a 1958 graduate of Bel Air High School, attended Duke University... Read More
R.T. Foard Funeral Home, P.A. - Rising Sun
Published in Cecil Whig on Jan. 6, 2022.
Sarah Ann Miller (Bice)
Sarah Ann Miller (Bice), age 75, of Perryville, MD, passed away Monday, January 3, 2022. Sarah was born February 9, 1947 in Soddy Daisy, TN, to the late Charles and Charlotte Bice. Sarah was a beloved mother, grandmother, sister, and friend. Sarah lived in Kennett Square, PA, for... Read More
Lee A Patterson & Son Funeral Home
Published in Cecil Whig on Jan. 6, 2022.
Patricia Fay Nickle
Patricia Fay Shumate Nickle's life did not come to an end with her death, as she is continuing her life with our Lord Jesus Christ. She passed away Tuesday, January 4, 2022. Born in Bluefield, WV, on February 14, 1944, she was the daughter of the late Furches E. and Alma Lee Shumate... Read More
Hicks Funeral Home
Published in Cecil Whig on Jan. 6, 2022.
Wednesday, January 5, 2022
Betty Jean Murphy (Palmer)
Betty Jean Palmer Murphy, age 93 of Elkton, Md passed away on Friday, December 31, 2021 at home surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Elkton, MD on October 15, 1928 to the late Cecilia W. (Potts) Palmer and Hulett E. Palmer. Betty was a graduate of Goldey College in Wilmington... Read More
R.T. Foard Funeral Home, P.A. - Rising Sun
Published in Cecil Whig on Jan. 5, 2022.
Carol G. Tierney
Carol Tierney, was a native of Wilmington DE, passed away at a health care facility in Elkton, MD on 1/2/2022. She was 87 and the third child of six children born to Anne and Thomas Gerstenberg. Shortly after graduating from High School, Carol entered the Benedictine Community in... Read More
R.T. Foard Funeral Home, P.A. - Rising Sun
Published in Cecil Whig on Jan. 5, 2022.
Tuesday, January 4, 2022
Marsha Jean "Jean" Ahern (Merritt)
Marsha Jean Ahern, age 77 of Elkton, Maryland passed away on Sunday, January 2, 2022. The daughter of Albert L. Merritt and Dorothy C. Handlin, she was born in Wilmington, Delaware on February 28, 1944. Jean graduated from P.S. DuPont High School in 1962. She worked for the DuPont... Read More
R.T. Foard Funeral Home, P.A. - Rising Sun
Published in Cecil Whig on Jan. 4, 2022.
Gordon Joseph Bilodeau Jr.
Gordon Joseph Bilodeau, Jr., 46 of Rising Sun, MD, passed away peacefully at his home on Tuesday, December 28, 2021. Born May 4, 1975, he will be sadly missed by his Uncle Harold and Aunt Marlene Bradley of Elkton who raised him. He attended Elkton High School where he played football... Read More
CROUCH FUNERAL HOME - NORTH EAST
Published in Cecil Whig on Jan. 4, 2022.
Danny Lealon Ellis
Danny Lealon Ellis was a loving and devoted husband, father, and grandfather, a driven business owner, and a friend to countless. He married Becky Ellis in Tampa FL in 1969. In 1972 they welcomed their first son, Chad, and two years their second, Jason. The family moved to Cecil County... Read More
Lee A Patterson & Son Funeral Home
Published in Cecil Whig on Jan. 4, 2022.
William Lewis Parker
William Lewis Parker, age 95 of Rising Sun, MD went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, December 26, 2021. He was born in Marion, South Carolina on November 28, 1926 to the late Marion and Eunice Parker. William served in the United States Navy during WWII aboard the USS Palawan.... Read More
R.T. Foard Funeral Home, P.A. - Rising Sun
Published in Cecil Whig on Jan. 4, 2022.
Sung Hi Yoo Potter
Sung Hi Yoo Potter, 84 years, of Port Deposit, MD, passed away Saturday, January 1, 2022 in the Upper Chesapeake Medical Center of Bel Air, MD. Born March 5, 1937 in Korea, she was the daughter of the late Yoo Ha Sun and Choi Bong Shin. Sung Hi was a member of the Pleasant View Baptist... Read More
Lee A Patterson & Son Funeral Home
Published in Cecil Whig from Jan. 3 to Jan. 4, 2022.
Monday, January 3, 2022
Ronald E. Ayers
Ronald Edward Ayers, 85, of Elkton, MD passed away January 1, 2022. Born in Elkton on January 16, 1936, he was the son of the late Smith Edward and Malva Wright Ayers. A U.S Air Force veteran, Mr. Ayers had been property manager for estates of several Fair Hill, MD families. A Master... Read More
Hicks Funeral Home
Published in Cecil Whig on Jan. 3, 2022.
Sheryl L. Bromwell (Shaffer)
Sheryl L. Bromwell, 69, formerly of Elkton, MD, passed away in the care of Reading Hospital on Saturday, January 1, 2022. She was the loving wife of Glenn A. Bromwell, and shared a happy marriage of over 48 years. Born in Connellsville, PA, to the late Ralph and Betty (Curran) Shaffer... Read More
Kuhn Funeral Home - West Reading
Published in Cecil Whig on Jan. 3, 2022.
Eleanor Marian Dukes (Kennedy)
Eleanor Marian Dukes, of Perryville, MD, caring wife, mother, sister, aunt, and friend, earned her wings on December 31, 2021 at the age of 89. Eleanor, daughter of Gertrude Wiesenthal Kennedy and Alfred A. Kennedy, was born in Havre de Grace, MD, December 19, 1932. She and her husband... Read More
Lee A Patterson & Son Funeral Home
Published in Cecil Whig on Jan. 3, 2022.
David John Kiebler Jr.
David John Kiebler, Jr. 76 of Elkton, MD, passed away Wednesday, December 29, 2021 in the Christiana Hospital, Newark, DE. Born in Elkton, MD on May 18, 1945, he was the son of the late David Kiebler and the late Edith (Bowman) Clough. He worked for Maryland Portable Concrete, Inc... Read More
CROUCH FUNERAL HOME - NORTH EAST
Published in Cecil Whig from Dec. 31, 2021 to Jan. 3, 2022.
Dewey Ray Spurlin Sr.
Dewey Ray Spurlin, Sr., 74 years, peacefully went home to be with the Lord on Friday, December 31, 2021. Born October 21, 1947, in Ennice, NC, he was the son of the late Elmer Ray and Nellie Estie (Dancy) Spurlin. Dewey was dearly loved by his surviving wife of 53 years, Betty L.... Read More
Lee A Patterson & Son Funeral Home
Published in Cecil Whig on Jan. 3, 2022.
Sunday, January 2, 2022
Margaret Mary Lentz
Margaret Mary Lentz, age 71, of Rising Sun, MD, passed away on Friday, December 31, 2021. She was born in Ridley Park, PA on September 27, 1950 to the late Joseph Francis Henry and Helen Frances (Shanahan) Henry. Margaret was a wonderful giving person with a big heart. She took great... Read More
R.T. Foard Funeral Home, P.A. - Rising Sun
Published in Cecil Whig on Jan. 2, 2022.
Randall Eugene "Buzz" Riley
Randall ("Buzz") Eugene Riley, 60 years, of Rising Sun, MD, passed away Friday, December 31, 2021 in the Christiana Care, Union Hospital of Elkton, MD. Born April 8, 1961 in Havre de Grace, MD, he was the son of Ronald and Alice (Reba) Eller Riley. Buzz was employed by Armstrong (Tele-Communications)... Read More
Lee A Patterson & Son Funeral Home
Published in Cecil Whig on Jan. 2, 2022.
Thursday, December 30, 2021
Edward Adams
Edward "Ed" C. Adams, Sr., age 64, from Rising Sun, MD passed away suddenly on December 19, 2021 in Christiana Hospital. He went peacefully surrounded by his family. Ed is survived by his lifelong partner of 27 years, Linda Fretwell, his two children: daughter Jamie Gay Adams, son... Read More
R.T. Foard Funeral Home, P.A. - Rising Sun
Published in Cecil Whig on Dec. 30, 2021.
Rhoda Pauline Harvey (Riale)
Rhoda Pauline Harvey, 75 yrs, of Elkton, MD, passed away Monday, December 27, 2021 in the Resorts of Chester River Manor in Chestertown, MD. Born February 15, 1946 in Havre de Grace, MD, she was the daughter of the late Stanley and Virginia Parsons Riale. Rhoda is survived by her... Read More
Lee A Patterson & Son Funeral Home
Published in Cecil Whig on Dec. 30, 2021.
Wednesday, December 29, 2021
Ronald E. Hicks
Ronald Edward Hicks, age 73, of Indianapolis, IN, formerly of Elkton, MD, passed away Sunday, December 26, 2021. Born in Easton, MD, on August 15, 1948, he was the son of the late Ralph E. and Ellanor Spence Hicks. Ron was a proud veteran of the U.S. Air Force, having served as a... Read More
Hicks Funeral Home
Published in Cecil Whig on Dec. 29, 2021.
William Peter McCarthy
William Peter McCarthy, age 77, of Elkton, MD, passed away Wednesday, December 22, 2021. Born in Philadelphia, PA, on November 10, 1944, he was the son of the late Matthew and Alice Dean McCarthy. A U.S. Air Force veteran, Mr. McCarthy retired from the Department of Defense as the... Read More
Hicks Funeral Home
Published in Cecil Whig from Dec. 23 to Dec. 29, 2021.
Bonny Virginia Vanover (Lambert)
Bonny Virginia Vanover, 77 of Elkton, MD, passed away Friday, December 24, 2021 at Christiana Hospital, Newark, DE. Born in NJ, on July 22, 1944, she was the daughter of the late Edwin and Mable Elizabeth (Seaver) Lambert. She was the wife of the late Joel Leroy Vanover who passed... Read More
CROUCH FUNERAL HOME - NORTH EAST
Published in Cecil Whig from Dec. 28 to Dec. 29, 2021.
Tuesday, December 28, 2021
Vincent Joseph "Jimmy" Bomba
Vincent Joseph "Jimmy" Bomba, 98 of North East, MD, passed away Tuesday, December 28, 2021 at home surrounded by his loving family. Born in Wilmington, DE, on April 4, 1923, he was the son of the late Antonio and Josephine (DiPhilip) Bomba. He was the husband of the late Bernadine... Read More
CROUCH FUNERAL HOME - NORTH EAST
Published in Cecil Whig on Dec. 28, 2021.
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