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Obituaries

Linda W. Risso

BISHOPVILLE–Linda W. Risso, 70 of Bishopville and formerly of Baltimore died Saturday, Oct. 5, at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin. She was born in Baltimore and was the daughter of the late Russell W. and Helen (Mann) Walter.    She retired after 30 years working for Verizon. She was a member of the Ocean City Parrot… Read more »

Margaret T. Benack

MILLSBORO–Margaret T. Benack  (Peggy Pepper), of Millsboro, Del. passed away on Monday, Oct. 7. She was 76. Ms. Pepper was born on Sept. 12, 1937 in Philadelphia, Pa. to the late Henry Watson and Marian Crammer Pepper. She worked for Christiana Care as a Certified Nursing Assistant for many years. She loved people and animals…. Read more »

Charlotte Franklin Brown Dashiell

SALISBURY–Charlotte Franklin Brown Dashiell, 86,of Salisbury passed away Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013 surrounded by her loving family. Born in Salisbury, she was the daughter of the late Dr. and Mrs. Charles F. Brown. She was a member of St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church in Salisbury and the Mary Martha Guild; and was a member… Read more »

Lee W. Parr

MILLERSVILLE–Lee” Jack” Wellington Parr, 77, died Thursday, Oct. 10, at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin.  Born in Little Washington, Pa., he was the son of the late Charles and Margaret Derring Parr. He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Peggy Whitesell Parr and children; James Parr of North Carolina, Kimberly Hoke of Ohio,… Read more »

Dr. Thomas Murray Holcomb

OCEAN PINES – Dr. Thomas Murray Holcomb, age 88, died Thursday Oct. 3, 2013 at his home.  Born in Portland, Or. he was the son of the late James Murray Holcomb and Paulita Dulany Holcomb.  He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Eleanor Nolan Holcomb, a son Thomas N. Holcomb of Chapel Hill,… Read more »

Mary Ellen Derrickson

BERLIN— Mary Ellen Derrickson, 87, of Berlin, passed away on Friday, Sept. 27, 2013, at Atlantic General Hospital, after a brief illness. She was born in Newark and was a daughter of the late Isaac Ayres and Sarah Foreman Ayres. Mary received her formal education in the public schools of Worcester County. She married her… Read more »

Margaret A. “Peg” McWilliams

SELBYVILLE–Margaret A. “Peg” McWilliams, RN, age 84, of Selbyville and formerly of Philadelphia, Pa. died Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013 at Nanticoke Memorial Hospital in Seaford. She was born in Georgetown and was the daughter of the late Edwin L. and Alice Oleta (McCauley) Smith.    She was a registered nurse for many years and was a… Read more »

Clyde Leroy Hamaker

SNOW HILL– Clyde Leroy Hamaker, age 78, of Snow Hill,  died on Friday Sept. 27, 2013 at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury. Born in Kansas, he was the son of the late Laurence Hamaker and Ruth Montemayer. He is survived by his wife Rosalie Hamaker. Also surviving are two sons, Gerry Hamaker and Ronnie… Read more »

Colette Micheline Wahlmann-Childers

WILLARDS – Colette Micheline Wahlmann-Childers– sister, daughter, dog mom, driver, friend.   Born in Bethesda Md., to Monique and Jens, sister to Mimi and Tank, twin to Karin, and loving Aunt to Cody, Henry, Izzy and Matty.   Colette attended Seneca Valley HS in Germantown Md., and traveled the US for several years making South Dakota and… Read more »

Wendy Marlene Wilson

SNOW HILL – Wendy Marlene Wilson, age 47, died Saturday Oct. 5, 2013 at her home.  Born in Mt. Holly, N.J. , she is survived by her parents George O’Neile and Florence Victoria Tomlinson O’Neile.  She is also survived by her daughters Rebecca Lee Wilson of Bristol, Pa., and Jessica Jane Wilson of Snow Hill. … Read more »