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William Fry

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Berlin William “Spider” Fry, 92, of Berlin, Maryland, died on Sunday, Aug. 8, 2021, at his home.  Spider was born on March 14, 1929, in Norristown, Pennsylvania, but spent his early childhood living in Elkton, Maryland.  Spider graduated from the University of Maryland class of 1951. He was a member of the Sigma Nu fraternity…. Read more »

Eric Wallace Cropper

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Eric Wallace Cropper Bishopville Eric Wallace Cropper, age 48, died on Friday, July 30, 2021, at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin. Born in Salisbury, he was the son of the late Wallace S. Cropper, Jr. and Catherine “Diane” Casper Cropper. He is survived by his wife, Bess Cropper, and children, Eric Cropper, Jr., Grace Cropper… Read more »

Robert Poremski

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Robert Poremski Ocean Pines Robert (Bob) Poremski, 77, of Ocean Pines, Maryland, passed away peacefully on July 26, 2021, at his home surrounded by family after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Bob was born on March 22, 1944 and was the son of Thomas B. Poremski Sr. and Marie M. (Goralski) Poremski of… Read more »

Ardene Monte

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Ardene Monte Ocean Pines Ardene Monte died peacefully at Catered Living of Ocean Pines on Saturday, July 3, 2021. His goal was to reach 100 years and he was very close at 99.5 years. He was born on Dec. 3, 1921, in Farmington, Illinois, to Cleto and Nora Monterastelli. Ardene’s wife, Helmi, asked him to… Read more »

Jonathan Monroe

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Jonathan Monroe Hagerstown Jonathan “Bubba” Monroe passed away suddenly on Friday, June 25, 2021, in Hagerstown, Maryland. Born on May 5, 1971 in Bethesda, Maryland, he is survived by his mother, Pamela Jean Wadler (Jeffrey) of Ocean Pines, Maryland, and father, Timothy James Monroe, (Georgia) of Frederick, Maryland; and biological father, John Patrick McKnight, Hagerstown,… Read more »

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Judith Boggs

(June 17, 2021) Judith O’Hara Boggs of Ocean Pines, Maryland, passed away peacefully in her home on June 12, 2021. Judith, or Judy as she was known, was born on Jan. 26, 1940, to James T. and Neva (Gerber) O’Hara. She was married for 60 years to her husband, William “Bill” Boggs, who preceded her… Read more »

Richard R. Crotsley

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Richard R. Crotsley Easton Richard R. Crotsley, formerly of Easton, Maryland, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June 8, 2021. He was 88. Born in Baltimore, Maryland, on April 20, 1933, he was the son of the late Raymond Crotsley and Rose Crotsley. Richard graduated from Paterson Park High School, class of 1952, and began working… Read more »

John Peter Henglein

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John Peter Henglein Ocean Pines John Peter Henglein passed away on Memorial Day, May 31, 2021, at the age of 81 after courageously fighting pancreatic cancer, diabetes, asbestosis and several other health issues. John was born to Pete and Milldred Henglein on July 19, 1939, in Rockaway Beach Queens, New York. He grew up near the water where he… Read more »

Patricia O’Neill Wayson

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Patricia O’Neill Wayson Ocean Pines Patricia O’Neill Wayson, age 85, passed away peacefully on Monday, May 31, 2021. Born in Govan, Scotland in February of 1936, Patricia was the daughter of the late Patrick and Ann (McCann) O’Neill. She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Deveney, and her sister, Ann Ferguson. She is… Read more »

Edward C. Johnson Jr.

Edward C. Johnson Jr. Berlin Edward “Eddie” C. Johnson Jr, 70, passed away Monday, May 17, 2021, in Atlantic General Hospital after a long illness. Born at TidalHealth Peninsula Regional in Salisbury, Edward was the eldest of three children born to Mae P. Johnson and Edward C. Johnson Sr., who are both deceased. The family lived… Read more »