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Robert F. Grady

Robert F. Grady Ocean Pines Robert F. Grady, 87, of Ocean Pines, died peacefully at home surrounded by family. Born on Sept. 25, 1933, he was the son of the late Joseph Grady and Mary Ryan Sexton. Mr. Grady was a veteran of the National Guard, serving from 1948-1956. He was a member of Wessagussett… Read more »

Barbara Coster Valle

Barbara Valle

Barbara Coster Valle Ocean Pines Barbara Coster Valle, of Ocean Pines, Maryland, 81 years of age, left this world early in the morning of Feb. 15, 2021, after a long illness. Born in Baltimore on Sept. 1, 1939, to Leonard J. Coster and Thelma Hasselbarth Coster, she raised her family in Towson, Maryland, and relocated… Read more »

John Dale Smack, Jr.

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John Dale Smack, Jr. Berlin (Jan. 14,2021) John Dale Smack, Jr., 86, of Berlin, departed this life on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, at TidalHealth Peninsula Regional in Salisbury. Born in Berlin, he was the son of the late John Dale Smack, Sr. and Rosie Henry Smack. The Town of Berlin’s first Black council member, Mr…. Read more »

Obituary: Francis ‘Jocko’ Graye 

Francis E. Graye, 85, of Bishopville, departed this life on Monday, Oct. 1, 2018, at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin. Born in Boston, Massachusetts, he was the son of the late Joseph Gray, Sr. and Sarah Briddell. Graye served in the United States Army during the Korean War. He was a member of Curtis United… Read more »


Daniel B. Stachurski Port St. Lucie Daniel B. Stachurski of Port St. Lucie, Florida passed on Nov. 20 at the age of 73. Dan was born on June 25, 1944 in Riverside, California to Edward and Katherine (Chaby) Stachurski. Dan honorably served his country in the U.S. Army and was a Vietnam veteran. Leaving the… Read more »

Barbara Joan Johnstone

Ocean Pines- Barbara Joan Johnstone, age 82, died Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017 at her home. Born in Baltimore, she was the daughter of the late Dr. Frederick W. and Helen Kircher Spranklin. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph E. Hartnett, Jr. She is survived by her children, Joseph Johnstone of Salisbury, Lawrence… Read more »

William “Bill” Dee Zawacki

Ocean Pines- William “Bill” Dee Zawacki, age 78, passed away Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017, at The Adler Center in Aldie, Virginia, surrounded by family and loved ones. Born Sept. 19,1939, in Tacoma, Washington into a U.S. Navy family, he moved extensively for his first 18 years. He began a career with Xerox as an equipment… Read more »

Robert Lee Kinsey

Berlin- Robert Lee Kinsey, age 82, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017 at his home. Born in Baltimore, he was the son of William Kinsey and Marie Gannon Kinsey. He was preceded in death by a son, Michael R. Kinsey; brothers, Joseph Kinsey and Pennington Kinsey; and sisters, Audrey “Mary” Campbell and Elizabeth Baker…. Read more »