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Anna Gemma Moschetto

Posted On: 10/25/12
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OCEAN PINES — Anna Gemma Moschetto, 91, died Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012, of Alzheimer’s. Born in Newburg, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Nicola Sallese and Anna Gracella Libertore Sallese. She was preceded in death by her husband, Louis Anthony Moschetto, in 1999. She was also preceded in death by her brothers, Mike Sallese, Don Sallese and Anthony Sallese, and her sisters, Mary Silverman and Elaine Sallese. She is survived by her daughter, Victoria Wallace and her husband, Thomas, of Ocean Pines; and her sons, James Moschetto and his wife, Carolyn, of Azle, Texas, and Joseph Moschetto of Ocean Pines. She will be missed by her four grandchildren, Nicole Wallace Donovan, Jennifer Johnson, Michael Anthony Mochetto and John Michael Wallace; and eight great-grandchildren, Grace Johnson, Logan Johnson, Luke Moschetto, Marissa Moschetto, Alexis Denham, Fiona Wallace, Hope Donovan, Reid Thomas Donovan and Trevor Cummings. Mrs. Moschetto was a graduate of...
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Howard Wootten Taylor, Jr

Posted On: 10/18/12
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 Howard Wootten Taylor, Jr PITTSVILLE – Howard Wootten Taylor, Jr., 73, died Sunday, Oct. 14, at John B. Parsons Assisted Living. He was the son of the late Howard and Ellen Taylor. He was preceded in death by a brother, Jesse H. Taylo,r and a sisters, Pauline Records and Marlea Taylor. Mr. Taylor was a veteran of the U.S. Army and worked many years for Purolator and the Wicomico County Board of Education. He is survived by a daughter, Cindy Lynn Taylor-Paden, grandchildren, Jonathan and Amber Paden; his former wife, Dorothy Schuman, and a brother-in-law, Richard Records, as well as a sister-in-law, Shirley Records. A funeral service will be held on Thursday, Oct. 18, at 2 p.m. at The Burbage Funeral Home in Berlin. Friends may call one hour prior to the service. Donations may be made to Church of God of Prophecy, 1407 Old Ocean City road, Berlin, MD. 21811. For more information, visit www.burbagefuneralhome.com  
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Mattie Mae Mathews

Posted On: 10/18/12
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 SNOW HILL – Mattie Mae Mathews, 91 , of Fairfax, VA., died Monday October 15, 2012 at Harrison Senior Living. Born in Arkansas she was the daughter of the late James McCullough and Minnie Mae Ricketts.  She is survived by three sons; Stephen Mathews and his spouse Deborah, James Mathews and his spouse Cheryl, and Michael Mathews and spouse Susan;  six grandchildren, Travis, Degan, Nina, Justin, Macarthur, and Cooper as well as several nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by a brother, James McCullough and Andrew Hazelwood as well as a sister, Eunice Ryan.  Mrs. Mathews was married a week and a half before Pearl Harbor.  She rapidly became a war bride who supported the country during World War II and soon found herself traveling the world as an army wife.  Later in life she loved RV travel with her older sister.  She was known as “Mom”, “Grand Mom” and “Aunt Sis”.  She was fiercely independ...
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Kathleen “Cissy” Marie Robinson

Posted On: 10/18/12
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 OCEAN CITY – Kathleen “Cissy” Marie Robinson, 85, died Sunday Oct., 14, at Coastal Hospice at the Lake in Salisbury.  She was the daughter of the late Richard Lease and Mary Skelley.She is survived by her spouse, James F. Robinson; a daughter; Robin Jo McKenzie of Smithsburg, Md., two grandchildren; Jessica Wilson and Angela McKenzie both of Smithsburg, Md., two great-grandchildren; Tyler McKenzie and Lanie McKenzie both of Smithsburg, Md.  Mrs. Robinson is preceded in death by a sister, Mildred Louise “Doodle” Lease, and a granddaughter, Melanie McKenzie.  A Mass of Christian burial was held on Wednesday, Oct. 17 at St. Luke’s Catholic Church in Ocean City. Interment was in Sunset Memorial Park.  For more information, visit www.burbagefuneralhome.com. 
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Alfred Maskeroni

Posted On: 9/20/12
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BERLIN — Alfred Maskeroni, 83, of Berlin, died Sunday, Sept. 9, 2012. He was the loving father of Alfred J. Maskeroni, Jim Maskeroni and John D. Maskeroni. He is also survived by six grandchildren; his brother, John Maskeroni; and companion, Doris Tawney. All services are private. Contributions can be made to Gilchrist Hospice of Towson, Md. Arrangements were handled by Peaceful Alternatives Funeral and Cremation Center, P.A.
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Joyce Davis Harrison

Posted On: 9/20/12
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OCEAN CITY — Joyce Davis Harrison, 82, died Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012, at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin. A native of Ocean City, Mrs. Harrison was the daughter of the late Arthur C. Davis and Violet Cropper Davis. She was preceded in death by her husband, Horace “Harry” Harrison Jr., and her brother, Art Davis, both in 2007. Mrs. Harrison owned and operated the Tarry-A-While rooming house on Dorchester Street in Ocean City for many years. At the time it was built, the Tarry-A-While was one of the first buildings in Ocean City with running water. She also owned and operated the Davis Apartments in Ocean City, and with her brother Art, Davis Parking on Seventh Street in Ocean City. She was a member of the Atlantic United Methodist Church and an avid bowling enthusiast. Mrs. Harrison is survived by her children, Dale Timmons Jr. and his wife, Suzanne, of Berlin, Cathy Jeanne Morris and her husband, Paul, of Ocean City, Teresa Ann Rowe and her husband, Spencer, of W...
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Carol Joan Stumper

Posted On: 9/20/12
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OCEAN PINES — Carol Joan Stumper, 79, died Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012, at the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore. Born in Baltimore, she was the daughter of the late John McLain and Mary Corcoran McLain. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Joseph Stumper Sr., in 2009. She is survived by her children, Kathleen Juzwiak and her husband, Frank, of Blue Point, N.Y., William J. Stumper Jr. and his wife, Diane, of Palm Coast, Fla., Kristin Friedman of West Palm Beach, Fla., Amy Champion and her husband, Michael, of Stillwater, Fla., and James J. Stumper and his wife, Anna, of Holbrook, N.Y. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Sharon Stumper in 1956. There are 15 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Mrs. Stumper was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother and homemaker. She had been a member of the Ocean Pines Red Hat Society and St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Ocean City. A funeral service was held Monday, Sept. 17, at St. Peter’s Lut...
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Ann Virginia Reed

Posted On: 9/20/12
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OCEAN PINES — Ann Virginia Reed of Ocean Pines ascended to the angels to join her children Christine and Joseph and her brothers Russell and Robert on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2012, at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury, with her husband, Phil, and family at her bedside. Born Jan. 24, 1924, in Syracuse, N.Y., she was the daughter of Russell and Catherine Kiggins, joining older brothers Robert and Russell. Her sister, Mary, was born a bit later. In 1945, she married Philip Reed, a handsome young United States Marine Corps corporal, and they moved to Solvey, N.Y., and eventually along came Joe, Dan, Sue, Kathy, Sally and Christine. Ann and Phil moved to Wilmington, Del., then to Croton-on-Hudson, N.Y., where they resided 30 years. The Reed family was joined by Ann’s sister, Mary Gale and her husband, Bob, and her big brother, Robert and his wife, Mary Alice and their families for many memorable summer vacations at Sandy Pond in upstate New York. Ann and Phil retired...
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Frederick ‘Ted’ Rothert

Posted On: 8/30/12
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MANCHESTER, Md. — Frederick “Ted” Rothert, 97, a longtime resident of Ocean Pines, died Friday, Aug. 17, 2012, at Long View Nursing Home in Manchester, Md., after a brief illness. Born Nov. 8, 1914, in Poseyville, Ind., he was the son of the late Louis Henry Rothert and Amelia Smith Rothert. He was the husband of Amy Alexander Rothert, his wife of 67 years, who survives him. Mr. Rothert was a graduate of Purdue University and an Army veteran of World War II, having served in France, England and Germany attached to the 30th General Hospital. Following retirement from Winthrop Sterling, he was an active participant in the barbershop singing group, the Bay Country Gentlemen. He was a longtime resident of Baltimore and Ocean Pines. He was preceded in death by a sister, Mary Margaret Brunner, of Baltimore and a brother, Louis Rothert of Bloomington, Ind. In addition to his wife, he is survived by two daughters, Judith Eckenrode of Manchester Md., and Donna Rothert...
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Sandra Lois Cropper

Posted On: 8/30/12
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OCEAN RIDGE, Fla. —Sandra Lois Cropper, 72, of Ocean Ridge, Fla., and Ocean City, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012, at Hospice by the Sea in Boca Raton, Fla., after a courageous battle with ovarian cancer. Born in Midland City, Ala., she was the daughter of the late Bailey Snellgrove and Margaret Snellgrove. She is survived by her loving husband, Reese F. Cropper Jr.; two sons, Lawrence Jeffery Nyce of North Potomac, Md., and Robert Todd Offenbacher and his wife, Tara, of Southern Lake Tahoe, Calif.; two grandchildren, Lawrence Todd Nyce and Olive Dakota Offenbacher; a sister, Sue Adams of Eufaula, Ala.; a brother, Robert Snellgrove and his wife, Dixie, of Pensacola, Fla.; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. In addition, there are two step-granddaughters that Mrs. Cropper considered her own, Taylor Clark and Jordan Clark. Also large part of Sandy’s life are two stepdaughters, Kimberly Clark Czajkowski and Amy L. Cropper. Mrs. Cropper was a member of the Dunes ...
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