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Obituaries

Beverly Dorothy Rice

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Beverly Dorothy Rice Ocean Pines Beverly Dorothy Rice, 94, died on Sunday, Aug. 6, 2023, surrounded by her loving daughters.  Beverly was born on Oct. 15, 1928, in Baltimore. She was preceded in death by husband Robert “Bob” Rice and twin brother William Winder. She is survived by daughters Suzanne Watson of Arnold, Maryland, and… Read more »

Jim Adcock leaves lasting, colorful legacy

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(July 27, 2023) Heaven must have wanted a little more color and joy because on July 19, 2023, at age 75, renowned local artist and benefactor Jim Adcock passed peacefully over, in the arms of his loving wife. Jim was born and raised in Dundalk, the youngest child and only son of Bentley and Florence… Read more »

Joan Marie Abell Mersinger

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Joan Marie Abell Mersinger Ocean Pines Joan Marie Abell Mersinger, 89, of Ocean Pines, passed away peacefully on Monday, June 25, 2023, at her home in Ocean Pines surrounded by loving family. Born June 19, 1934, in Baltimore, she was happily married to Joseph Mersinger for the past 66 years. In addition to her husband… Read more »

Joanne (Souder) Heggan Massey

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Joanne (Souder) Heggan Massey Berlin Joanne (Souder) Heggan Massey formerly of Glassboro, New Jersey, passed away at her home on June 10, 2023. She was born in Camden, New Jersey, and graduated from Glassboro High School. She attended Goldey Beacom College, the University of Delaware, and completed her degree at the University of Illinois. Joanne… Read more »

Robert “Bob” Torrey

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Robert “Bob” Torrey Bishopville Robert “Bob” Torrey, 67, of Bishopville, died June 13, 2023 after a brief battle with cancer. He was born on June 7, 1956, to William A. Torrey Jr. and Jeanne Young Torrey in Washington DC. He moved to Salisbury at age 8. He graduated from James M. Bennett High School in… Read more »

Wilma (Pinky) Elizabeth Bender

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Wilma (Pinky) Elizabeth Bender Ocean Pines Wilma (Pinky) Elizabeth Bender, 78, of Ocean Pines, passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 8, 2023, surrounded by her family, following a long journey with Alzheimer’s. She was the loving wife of Mark, who was her primary caregiver until just prior to her death. Wilma is survived by her… Read more »

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.

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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

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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 »