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Hayward "Haydie" Lunn
Hayward "Haydie" Lunn, age 67, departed this life on Friday, January 21, 2022 at his home in Chestertown, MD. A Celebration of Life service will be held at 11am on Sat., Jan., 29th at Community Baptist Church 1422 Barclay Road Barclay, MD 21607. Public viewings will be held at the... Read More
Bennie Smith Funeral Homes - Dover
Published in Kent County News on Jan. 26, 2022.
M. Rogers Smith
M. Rogers Smith of Chestertown, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family on Tuesday, January 25, 2022. He was 91. Born on May 10th, 1930, he was the son of the late Maurice and Nellie Smith. He was a lifetime resident of Kent and Queen Anne's Counties. Rogers graduated... Read More
Fellows, Helfenbein & Newnam Funeral Home
Published in Kent County News on Jan. 26, 2022.
Tuesday, January 25, 2022
Helen Marie Kendall
Helen Marie Kendall, beloved wife, sister, and aunt went to her Heavenly home on January 23, 2022. She was 83 years old. Born on April 24, 1938, in Templeville, Maryland, she was the daughter of the late James and Elizabeth Thomas. Helen married John Kendall on June l7, 1961. They... Read More
Fleegle and Helfenbein Funeral Home, P.A.
Published in Kent County News on Jan. 25, 2022.
Delores Yvonne Seth (Wilmore)
Delores Yvonne Wilmore-Seth, born April 13, 1942, in Chestertown, MD departed this life on Sunday, January 16, 2022. The Celebration of Life will be held on January 28, 2022, 11:00 am with a viewing two hours prior at Bibleway Church of God in Christ 56 S. Kirkwood St Dover, DE 19904... Read More
McPherson Funeral Services - Camden
Published in Kent County News on Jan. 25, 2022.
Monday, January 24, 2022
Bobby Owen Clark (Clarky)
Bobby Owen Clark, Jr. "Clarky" of Rock Hall, Maryland died on January 20, 2022, at his home. He was 70. He was born in Chestertown, MD on February 9, 1951, the son of the late Bobby Owen and Loretta Mae Kendall Clark. He was a 1969 graduate of Rock Hall High School and a 1972 graduate... Read More
Fellows, Helfenbein & Newnam Funeral Home
Published in Kent County News on Jan. 24, 2022.
Terri Jean Wallace (Weller)
Terri Jean Wallace, 61 of Crumpton, MD passed away on January 19, 2022 at Midtown Hospital, Baltimore, MD. Terri was born on April 4, 1960, daughter of Barbara Pauley and Howard Weller. Terri loved her yard, Halloween and Christmas Village and decorations, and her new passion of quilting... Read More
Galena Funeral Home
Published in Kent County News on Jan. 24, 2022.
JAMES M. Weller
James Metcalfe Weller, 64 of Crumpton, MD passed away on January 18, 2022 at home. Jimmie was born on July 19, 1957, son of Barbara Pauley and Howard Weller. Jimmie was an avid horseman, starting at age 14 on weekends while in school with his uncle Frank Heverin, horse shoeing. In... Read More
Galena Funeral Home
Published in Kent County News on Jan. 24, 2022.
Saturday, January 22, 2022
Theresa Lynn Kaplan (Comegys)
Kaplan, Theresa Lynn Comegys, passed away on January 18, 2022, after a lengthy illness. The youngest child of Robert and Peninnah Comegys, Terri was a cheerful, spirited girl who looked forward to trips to Betterton Beach and birthday picnics at Tolchester Park and searching the woods... Read More
Parsels Funeral Home
Published in Kent County News on Jan. 22, 2022.
Wednesday, January 19, 2022
Beverly Collyer Ashley
Beverly Collyer Ashley of Rock Hall, MD died on January 17 at the Resorts at Chester River Manor. She was 90. A private graveside service will be held in Wesley Chapel Cemetery. A celebration of her life will be held on Saturday, February 19 at 11:00 am at the Rock Hall United Methodist... Read More
Fellows, Helfenbein & Newnam Funeral Home
Published in Kent County News from Jan. 18 to Jan. 19, 2022.
Stephen Paul Carroll
Stephen Paul Carroll, born December 19, 1962 in Quito Ecuador passed away peacefully on December 23rd in his home in Chestertown, MD, just past his 59th birthday. Steve ("Sid" to some) is survived by his father, Brendan Joseph Carroll and his step-mother Janet Carroll, as well as... Read More
Fellows, Helfenbein & Newnam Funeral Home
Published in Kent County News on Jan. 19, 2022.
Tuesday, January 18, 2022
Jackie LaMonte Black Sr.
Jackie Lamont Black, Sr was born in Chestertown, MD on August 29, 1961 to Norman Leroy Black and Annette Rebecca Black. He departed this life on January 5, 2022 at his home, he was 60. Jackie was a 1979 Kent County High School graduate. After graduation he listed in the US Army where... Read More
Bennie Smith Funeral Homes - Dover
Published in Kent County News on Jan. 18, 2022.
Joseph Thomas Blake Sr.
Joseph Thomas Blake Sr., age 82, departed this life on Wednesday, January 12, 2022. A Celebration of Life service will held at 11am on Sun., Jan., 23rd at Bennie Smith Funeral Home 855 High St., Chestertown, MD 21620. A viewing will be held from 11am-12pm. Letters of condolence may... Read More
Bennie Smith Funeral Homes - Chestertown
Published in Kent County News on Jan. 18, 2022.
Harriett Elizabeth "Betty" Burris
Harriett Elizabeth "Betty" Burris passed away on January 16, 2021 at Whispering Pines in Rock Hall, MD. She was 88 years old. Betty was born on July 15, 1933 in Kent County, MD, the daughter of Arthur H. and Helen Shinn Burris. She grew up in Chestertown and graduated from Chestertown... Read More
Fellows, Helfenbein & Newnam Funeral Home
Published in Kent County News on Jan. 18, 2022.
Madeline C. Cornelius
Madeline C. Cornelius, 80 of Rock Hall, passed away on January 15, 2022 at the Resorts at Chester River Manor. Mrs. Cornelius was born on July 31, 1941 in Wilmington, DE, daughter of the late William E. and Frances Seery Cain. At the age of 15 her family moved to Rock Hall where they... Read More
Galena Funeral Home
Published in Kent County News on Jan. 18, 2022.
Doris Fern Trimble
Doris F. Trimble of Rock Hall, MD passed away peacefully on January 16, 2022 at University of Maryland Hospital in Laurel, MD after a brief illness. She was 89 years old. Doris was born on September 9, 1932 in Rock Hall, MD to the late Elmer and Martha Boulter. She attended and graduated... Read More
Fellows, Helfenbein & Newnam Funeral Home
Published in Kent County News on Jan. 18, 2022.
Monday, January 17, 2022
Rebecca Hepbron "Becky" Brilz
Rebecca Hepbron Brilz passed away at home surrounded by loved ones on Thursday, January 13, 2022, at the age of 80. She was born on February 9, 1941, in Rock Hall MD. She was the daughter of Archie and Anna Hepbron. She grew up and went to high school in Rock Hall, graduating with... Read More
Fellows, Helfenbein & Newnam Funeral Home
Published in Kent County News on Jan. 17, 2022.
Robert Edward "Bob" Petersen
Robert Edward "Bob" Petersen died peacefully in his sleep on November 10, 2021 at Heron Point in Chestertown at the age of 98. He was born in Moline, Illinois to Robert P. Petersen an Elizabeth Peterson on February 24, 1923. Shortly thereafter the family moved to Philadelphia, PA... Read More
Fellows, Helfenbein & Newnam Funeral Home
Published in Kent County News on Jan. 17, 2022.
Earl W. Schelts
Earl W. Schelts, 88 of Massey, MD passed away on January 14, 2022 surrounded by his loving family. Mr. Schelts was born on January 2, 1934 in Kennedyville, MD, son of the late Bulie Kenneth Schelts Sr. and Margaret Pauline O'Neal Schelts. He was a lifetime resident of Kent County... Read More
Galena Funeral Home
Published in Kent County News on Jan. 17, 2022.
Mary U. Skelton-Womer
Mary Eva Unruh Skelton, longtime resident of Chestertown, MD, passed away peacefully on Friday January 14th after a brief illness. She was 84 years old. Born in 1937, daughter of Roland and Dora Unruh, Mary was the second youngest in a 9-child farm family from Maryland, the only girl... Read More
Fellows, Helfenbein & Newnam Funeral Home
Published in Kent County News on Jan. 17, 2022.
Sunday, January 16, 2022
Nathaniel Newlin "Nate" Heal
Nate was an honors student at Worton Elementary, Galena Middle, and Gunston Day Schools. He was a huge Ravens fan, lived for March Madness, and was a gifted athlete, concentrating on soccer and basketball, both of which he continued playing competitively into adulthood. He was an... Read More
Published in Kent County News on Jan. 16, 2022.
Friday, January 14, 2022
Kathleen Ann Garson (Atack)
Kathleen Ann Atack Garson passed away on January 12, 2022. She was 75. Born on February 17, 1946 in Dallas, Texas, she was the daughter of the late Clarence and Nora Kenny Atack. She married the late Robert Joseph Garson in 1970. A graduate of East Carolina University, Mrs. Garson... Read More
Published in Kent County News on Jan. 14, 2022.
Francis Arthur "Frank" Wendolek
Francis "Frank" Wendolek passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, January 12, 2022, at the age of 51. He was born on May 25, 1970, the son of James Walter and Marie O'Brien Wendolek in Lakewood, New Jersey. He grew up in Lakewood, New Jersey and went to Jackson Memorial High School... Read More
Fellows, Helfenbein & Newnam Funeral Home
Published in Kent County News on Jan. 14, 2022.
Wednesday, January 12, 2022
Joyce Ann George
Joyce Ann George of Millington, MD passed away Sat. Jan. 8, 2022, at Laurel Medical Center in Laurel, MD. She was 80 years old. Joyce A. George was born Sept. 29, 1941, in Barclay, MD the daughter of the late Roy and Blanche Thompson. Joyce married her husband of 63 years, Niles Allen... Read More
Fellows, Helfenbein & Newnam Funeral Home Pa
Published in Kent County News on Jan. 12, 2022.
Trudy Lynn Parker
Trudy Lynn Parker, 79, of Galena, MD, formerly of Cedarhurst, NY, went to be with the Lord on January 10, 2022 peacefully in her sleep. Trudy was born September 18, 1942 in Bay City, Michigan daughter of the late John and Dorothy Smith. After graduating High School, Trudy served her... Read More
Galena Funeral Home
Published in Kent County News on Jan. 12, 2022.
Monday, January 10, 2022
Mary Washington Jackson
Mary Viola Washington Jackson, 76 of Chestertown, died December 17, 2021 at Shore Medical Center at Easton. Mrs. Jackson was born on March 8, 1945, daughter of the late George William Washington and Rachel Emma Long. She was a lifetime resident of Kent County. Mary worked as a security... Read More
Galena Funeral Home
Published in Kent County News on Jan. 10, 2022.
Stacie Lynn Tingen
Stacie Lynn Tingen passed away surrounded by family on January 8, 2022 at the age of 52. She was born in Baltimore, MD on June 1, 1969, the daughter of the Late Earl and Sylvia Pumphrey. They moved to North Carolina for a while and then to Chestertown, MD, where she grew up. She... Read More
Fellows, Helfenbein & Newnam Funeral Home
Published in Kent County News on Jan. 10, 2022.
Denise T. Tontarski
Denise T. Tontarski died on December 18, 2021, after a long battle with cancer from complications of COVID-19. She was 71 years old. She was born in Philadelphia on October 6, 1950, the daughter of Joseph and Rosalie Pritz. She grew up in Rosalyn, PA where she graduated from Abington... Read More
Fellows, Helfenbein & Newnam Funeral Home
Published in Kent County News on Jan. 10, 2022.
Sunday, January 9, 2022
Leo Wayne "Wayne" Boise
Leo Wayne Boise (Wayne), 77, a resident of Bel Air, Maryland, passed away on January 5, 2022. Wayne was born in Alexandria, VA, on July 13, 1944. He graduated from Centreville High School, Centreville, MD Class of 1962, Vice President of his class. He played on the Centreville Panthers... Read More
Fellows, Helfenbein & Newnam Funeral Home
Published in Kent County News from Jan. 7 to Jan. 9, 2022.
Leland R. "Lee" Cory
Leland Roger Cory (Lee) of Chestertown, MD passed away peacefully at Compass Regional Hospice on January 5, 2022 after a lengthy illness. He was 76. His loving wife of 50 years, Alice (Ostrander) from Buffalo, NY, was by his side. Lee was born at home during blizzard conditions in... Read More
Galena Funeral Home
Published in Kent County News on Jan. 9, 2022.
Wednesday, January 5, 2022
Julia Mae Demby (Hynson)
Julia Mae Hynson Demby of Millington, MD departed this life on January 2, 2022, at Christiana Care Hospital in Delaware. She was 77. Julia was born in Marydel, MD on July 26, 1944 to the late James Hubert and Dorothy Beck Hynson. Julia was a graduate of Kennard High School and married... Read More
Fellows, Helfenbein & Newnam Funeral Home
Published in Kent County News from Jan. 4 to Jan. 5, 2022.
George Eugene Diaz
George Diaz: Born to Octavio Diaz and Nora Taylor Diaz. Married to Betty Jean Diaz for 34 years. Survived by 3 sons, 3 stepsons, Daniel Bentrup, Stephan Bentrup, and Leslie Smith, Jr.; one step-daughter, Evon Thornton; seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Lived in Newark... Read More
Torbert Funeral Chapels
Published in Kent County News on Jan. 5, 2022.
William Ronald "Billy" Edwards
William (Billy) Ronald Edwards will be remembered as a lifelong waterman. He was born in Rock Hall, MD on August 11, 1939, the son of the late Franklin and Lula Van Sant Edwards. After graduating from High School in Rock Hall, Billy served in the US Navy aboard the USS Dewey as a... Read More
Fellows, Helfenbein & Newnam Funeral Home
Published in Kent County News on Jan. 5, 2022.
Elizabeth Anne Freyman
Elizabeth Anne Freyman, 96, of Chestertown died on Monday, January 3, 2022 at Compass Regional Hospice. For complete obituary details visit www.fhnfuneralhome.com Read More
Fellows, Helfenbein & Newnam Funeral Home
Published in Kent County News on Jan. 5, 2022.
Keith G. Huntley
Keith G. Huntley of Chestertown, MD passed away on Tuesday, January 4, 2022 at Compass Regional Hospice. Service information and a complete obituary will appear in next week's Kent County News and online at www.fhnfuneralhome.com . Read More
Fellows, Helfenbein & Newnam Funeral Home
Published in Kent County News on Jan. 5, 2022.
Monday, January 3, 2022
Martin Alfred "Ton" Jacquette
Martin Alfred "Captain Ton" Jacquette, of Rock Hall, MD, died on Wednesday, December 29, 2021 at Cadia Healthcare in Annapolis. He was 56. Born on January 5, 1965 in Chestertown, MD he was the son of the late Alfred and Anna Ruth Jacquette. He graduated from Kent County High in 1983... Read More
Fellows, Helfenbein & Newnam Funeral Home
Published in Kent County News on Jan. 3, 2022.
Friday, December 31, 2021
Clifton J. Owens
Clifton Jarrell Owens, 56 of Mullica Hill, NJ peacefully passed away at home on December 30, 2021. Cliff was born on January 29, 1965, son of the late Donald L. and Jean B. Owens. He was predeceased by his wife Becky in 2018. Cliff is survived by a sister, Donna Owens of Jacksonville... Read More
Galena Funeral Home
Published in Kent County News on Dec. 31, 2021.
Daniel Ernesto Pavon
Daniel Ernesto Pavón, 84 of Chestertown, MD passed away on December 23, 2021 at The Resorts at Chester River Manor. Daniel Pavón was born on January 7, 1937 in Banes, Oriente, Cuba, son of the late Daniel Antonio Pavón and Estrella Cordoves Sierra Pavón. At the age of 15 he came to... Read More
Galena Funeral Home
Published in Kent County News from Dec. 30 to Dec. 31, 2021.
Darlene H. Williams
Darlene H. Williams of Spring, TX most peacefully joined the Lord, November 12 after a courageous battle with cancer. Her husband Bill and daughter Tiffany were by her side. Daughter of William and Virginia Terlecky, Darlene was raised in Youngstown, OH. Darlene always loved the arts... Read More
Brookside Funeral Home Champions
Published in Kent County News on Dec. 31, 2021.
Wednesday, December 29, 2021
Richard Alan "Dick" Biggs
Richard "Dick" Alan Biggs of Chestertown, MD passed away on December 25, 2021. The son of Archibald and Mildred Biggs, he was born on December 2, 1945, in the District of Columbia. Dick grew up in Colesville, MD on the family farm and attended Sherwood High School. He earned a B... Read More
Fellows, Helfenbein & Newnam Funeral Home
Published in Kent County News on Dec. 29, 2021.
Tuesday, December 28, 2021
Tara Michelle Knapp
Tara Michelle Knapp of Chestertown, MD passed away suddenly on December 20, 2021 at the age of 33. She was born in Bethesda, MD, along with her twin brother Robert A. Knapp, III, to Robert and Jeanette Knapp on July 1, 1988. Tara grew up in a military family with whom she moved frequently... Read More
Published in Kent County News on Dec. 28, 2021.
Irvin Frank "Pee Wee" Simon
Irvin Frank Simon "Pee Wee" of Smyrna, DE passed away peacefully on December 19, 2021 at the age of 88. Irvin was born Oct. 2, 1933 in Philadelphia, PA, the son of the late William R. Simon and Lavinia "McIlvain" Simon. His family purchased a farm and they moved to Millington where... Read More
Fellows, Helfenbein & Newnam Funeral Home Pa
Published in Kent County News on Dec. 28, 2021.
Monday, December 27, 2021
Tanya M. Fernwalt
Tanya Maria Fernwalt, 36 of Millington, MD passed away on December 22, 2021 at home. Tanya was born on January 24, 1985, daughter of the late Brian Douglas Fernwalt and Marcia Bonwill. She was a 2003 graduate of Kent County High School. Tanya enjoyed cooking and worked as a chef for... Read More
Galena Funeral Home
Published in Kent County News on Dec. 27, 2021.
Jerry W. Scott
Jerry Wayne Scott, 64 of Millington, MD passed away on December 21, 2021 at Compass Regional Hospice. He was born May 17, 1957 son of the late Samuel N. Scott and Mary Wilmer Scott of Queen Anne's County. Jerry was a 1975 graduate of Queen Anne's High School. In his earlier years... Read More
Galena Funeral Home
Published in Kent County News on Dec. 27, 2021.
Sunday, December 26, 2021
Elizabeth Jewell "Liz" Bedwell
Elizabeth "Liz" Jewell Bedwell died on December 22, 2021 at her home in Denton. She was 86 years old. She was born in Lynch, MD on October 21, 1935, the daughter of George Alan and Birdie Kendall Jewell. She graduated from Chestertown High School in 1954 and was a resident of Lynch... Read More
Fellows, Helfenbein & Newnam Funeral Home
Published in Kent County News from Dec. 23 to Dec. 26, 2021.
Thursday, December 23, 2021
Barbara Ann Thompson (Kelley)
Barbara Ann Kelley Thompson of Chestertown, MD passed away on December 23, 2021. She was 88. She was born on January 3, 1933 at home in Skinners Neck, Rock Hall, MD, the daughter of the late Roland Russell and Dorothy Bullen Kelley. Barbara attended a one room schoolhouse in Skinners... Read More
Fellows, Helfenbein & Newnam Funeral Home
Published in Kent County News on Dec. 23, 2021.
Wednesday, December 22, 2021
Jacqueline Gay Duke
Jacqueline Gay Duke finished the final chapter of her life on December 19, 2021, surrounded by loved ones, after a long and hard fought battle with cancer. Gay was born on August 29, 1943 in Chestertown to Freeda Tucker and Emmit Lawhorn. She graduated from Chestertown High School... Read More
Fellows, Helfenbein & Newnam Funeral Home
Published in Kent County News from Dec. 21 to Dec. 22, 2021.
Tuesday, December 21, 2021
Harold Wood Joiner
Harold Wood Joiner, age 101, of Chestertown, MD, passed away at his home in Chestertown. He was the son of the late, Alan and Ida Wood Joiner and was the Husband of the late Henrietta Gill Joiner, who passed away in 2012. He is survived by a son, Gregory Wells Joiner of Chestertown... Read More
Fellows, Helfenbein & Newnam Funeral Home
Published in Kent County News on Dec. 21, 2021.
Barbara Lockwood Wallace
Barbara Lockwood Wallace, 91 of Hayden, ID formerly of Millington, MD died December 13, 2021 in Hayden, ID. Mrs. Wallace was born on July 29, 1930 in Millington, daughter of the late John T. and Florence Darrell Lockwood. Barbara had worked for Mitchell's Corn Factory, Leed's Travelware... Read More
Galena Funeral Home
Published in Kent County News on Dec. 21, 2021.
Monday, December 20, 2021
Gery Thomas Brooks
Gery Thomas Brooks, age 65, of North East, MD, passed away Wednesday, October 27, 2021. Born in Baltimore, MD in 1956, he was the son of Eugenia M. Kaczmarek Brooks, and the late Anthony R. Brooks. Mr. Brooks worked as a Commercial Real Property Assessor for the Maryland Department... Read More
Published in Kent County News on Dec. 20, 2021.
Dr. John Alexander Conkling
Dr. John Alexander Conkling passed away in Austin, Texas on Saturday, December 18, 2021. He will be remembered not only as the world's leading expert on fireworks, but as a devoted husband, loving father and beloved grandfather. A proud native of Baltimore, John was a 1961 graduate... Read More
Published in Kent County News on Dec. 20, 2021.
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