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Ronald Ward

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Ronald Ward Bishopville Ronald Ward, 81, passed away on May 15, 2023, at his home in Bishopville after a long illness that he fought with great dignity, with his loving wife, Sidney, by his side. Ron was born in Williamson, West Virginia, to Golda Butler Burchett and Claude H. Ward.  He was preceded in death… Read more »

Joseph Louis Pino Sr.

Joe Pino

Joseph Louis Pino Sr. Berlin Joseph Louis Pino Sr., age 64, of Berlin, Maryland, died suddenly Saturday, Feb. 18, 2023 in the Turks and Caicos Islands. He was born in Washington, DC and was the son of the late Albino Pino and Irene Beatriz (Eduardo) Pino. Joe owned United Restoration and was a charter member… Read more »

Mary L. Castorina


Mary L. Castorina Frankford Mary L. Castorina, age 84, of Frankford, Delaware, formerly of Baltimore, Maryland, Rochester Hills and Grand Rapids, Michigan, and Atlanta, Georgia, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Thursday, March 9, 2023 at her home. Mary was born in Savannah, Georgia, on April 25, 1938 daughter of the late… Read more »

Robert M. Allen

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Robert M. Allen Ocean Pines Robert M. Allen, 87, of Ocean Pines, Maryland, passed away peacefully on Jan. 27, 2023. He is survived by his wife, Marilyn (nee Eaton), and his brother, Raymond M Allen. He is also survived by his daughters, Cynthia Russell and Mary Hill, and her husband, Frederick, their daughter, Michelle (Stephanny), and son, Brian (Elizabeth), and Carol Clark… Read more »

Edward Hurd

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Edward Hurd Ocean Pines Edward H. Hurd of Ocean Pines, Maryland, passed away on Monday, Jan. 9, 2023 at Coastal Hospice, Stansell House in Ocean Pines. Born Nov. 10, 1930 at Mountainside Hospital in Glen Ridge, New Jersey, he was the son of the late Francis C. Hurd and Josephine Hurd of Montclair, New Jersey…. Read more »

Lakelyn Ashley Draheim

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Lakelyn Ashley Draheim Bishopville Lakelyn Ashley Draheim passed away peacefully at her home in Bishopville, Maryland, on Jan. 13, 2023, after a yearlong battle with DIPG, an aggressive form of pediatric brain cancer. Lakelyn was born in Salisbury, Maryland, on June 28, 2017, to her parents, Lauren and Lance Draheim. To her family, friends and… Read more »

Kathryn Louise Bartz

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Kathryn Louise Bartz Berlin Kathryn Bartz, age 74, from Berlin, Maryland, previously Baltimore, fought a hard battle these past few years. She passed away peacefully at Atlantic General Hospital on Jan. 8, 2023. Kathryn was born Jan. 7, 1949 in Baltimore, Maryland. Kathryn leaves behind to cherish her memories by her brother, James Bartz and… Read more »

Edgar Norman Jones Jr.

Edgar Norman Jones Jr

Edgar Norman Jones Jr. Ocean Pines Edgar Norman Jones Jr., age 71, of Ocean Pines, Maryland, slipped away on Jan. 3, 2023 at UMMC in Baltimore. These last years of Norm’s life were challenging, but he met them head-on with the gusto and spirit for life by which he was known. Born in Annapolis, Maryland,… Read more »

William Zifchak

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William Zifchak Ocean Pines On the evening of Dec. 7, 2022, William (Bill) Zifchak died surrounded by his family in Ocean Pines, Maryland, at the age of 79. Bill was born in Astoria, New York on Dec. 17, 1942 to Anne and George Zifchak. He graduated in 1964 from St. Anselm’s College in Manchester, New… Read more »

William F. McBride Jr.

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William F. McBride Jr. Berlin William (Bill) F. McBride Jr. of Berlin, Maryland, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022, at the age of 72. He was the loving husband of Lisa (Stanwick) McBride. They celebrated their 32nd wedding anniversary on Sept. 4, 2022. He was the son of the late William Sr. and Beatrice… Read more »