We Remember Those We Have Lost

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Millie
Albright

OCEAN
CITY – Millie Albright, 90, of Apex, N.C., died peacefully on Monday, May 17,
2010.

She was
born in Philadelphia, Pa. on Oct. 1, 1919, the daughter of Kay and Joseph
Peterson, one of eight children.

In
1951, she moved to Ocean City, with her now deceased husband, Earl Albright.
What began as a small auction house on the Boardwalk at 9th Street
and later moved to N. First Street, the location of the former Essex Hotel,
turned into a business career of over half a century involving Albright’s gift
store, snack bar, family motel and bathhouse. After Earl’s death in 1962,
Millie married Frank Baldassari in 1965 and together they remodeled the
building on N. First Street into its current configuration of smaller stores
operated by her longtime tenants.

She was
passionate about people with her commitment to family and to her Ocean City
community. Summer evenings would find her walking the Boardwalk to visit with
her many friends and maybe to enjoy an ice cream cone or other treats. With a
zest for living life to the fullest, she also enjoyed movies, theater,
concerts, fine dining and travel. She maintained her sense of humor through all
of life’s challenges, with strength and dignity until the end. A loving mother
and grandmother, her pride and joy in life were her two grandsons.

She is
survived by her son, Jeffrey Albright, his wife, Jamie Albright and their son,
Adam Albright of Ocean City, and her daughter, Karen Albright, her husband,
Doug Kadan and their son, Jacob Kadan of Apex, N.C.

A service
to celebrate her life will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at Holloway Funeral Home
in Salisbury.

In lieu
of flowers, donations may be made to Coastal Hospice, PO Box 1733, Salisbury,
Md. 21802 or www.coastalhospice.org. To send condolences
to the family, visit www.hollowayfh.com.

Irene
Hastings Jenkins

OCEAN
CITY – Irene Hastings Jenkins, 89, died on May 11, 2010 at the Harrison Senior
Living, Snow Hill Nursing Home, after a long illness. She had Alzheimer’s
disease.

She was
the daughter of the late Joseph Hastings and Mae Gillis Hastings of Delmar.

She
graduated from Delmar High School in 1937. She met her husband, Mac Banks
Jenkins, originally of Siloam, in 1938 while they worked at the DuPont plant in
Seaford, Del.. They were married on Sept. 13, 1941, a union of over 68 years,
Mr. Jenkins having died in 2009.

Mr. and
Mrs. Jenkins were self-employed in the grocery business in Siloam from 1945 to
1955. In 1955, they opened Madison Cottage in Ocean City. The business was
expanded several times and became the Madison Beach Motel. They retired in the
late 1970s and wintered in Florida.

She was
a devoted wife and the devoted mother of two sons, who survive her. The oldest
son is Mac Dean Jenkins and his wife, Joan H. Jenkins, of Ocean City. The
youngest son is Ted Alan Jenkins and his wife, Patricia T. Jenkins, of Myrtle
Beach, S.C. She is also survived by grandsons Randy Jenkins and his wife,
Camille, and Eric Jenkins and his wife, Shannon; great-grandchildren, Vance,
Maya, Ian and Layla; and several nieces and nephews.

She was
preceded in death by two brothers, Howard Hastings and Alan Hastings, and a
sister, Jane Hastings Plummer.

A
graveside service will be held on Saturday, May 22, at 11 a.m. at the Siloam
Church Cemetery.

In lieu
of flowers, donations can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association (Research),
Attn: Ronnie, 1850 York Road, Suite D, Timonium, Md. 21093. Arrangements by
Bounds Funeral Home in Salisbury.

Patricia
Lou Guerrieri

OCEAN
CITY – Patricia Louise (Patti Lou) Guerrieri of Ocean City and, more recently,
Fort Lauderdale, Fla., died peacefully at the age of 79 on May 12, 2010.

She was
born at home in Pikesville, Md. and grew up in Aberdeen, Md. She was a devoted
mother of five and grandmother of nine, all of whom survive her as do her beloved
husband Alan and younger sister Nanci Ford.

She
attended Mary Washington University at the age of 16 but graduated from
Maryland State Teachers’ College, a predecessor of Salisbury University, where
she was a renowned athlete. She lived in Maryland most of her life and always
considered it home, even after retiring to Florida in the 1990s.

She
lived her life with a quiet grace and dignity. She will be remembered for her
style, humor, generosity and great cooking. She had an active interest in the
natural world – plants, animals, astronomy, history – and was an avid gardener
and shell collector. Her interest in the world around her was inspiring.

Patti
Lou, as she was known, was a longtime contributor to several national
organizations in addition to supporting hospitals and schools in Maryland and
Florida through her family foundation.

Both
funeral and burial are private. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to
either Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury or to Atlantic General
Hospital in Berlin. A memorial service will be held at a later date. For online
tributes, visit www.fhnfuneralhome.com.

Edward
J. Wheatley Sr.

OCEAN
CITY – Edward J. Wheatley Sr., 81, of Ocean City and formerly of Baltimore,
passed away on May 14, 2010 at AGH of complications from infection.

He was
born in Baltimore the son of Amos L. Wheatley and Greta Wheatley. He was
retired from the Acme Super Markets for which he worked 38 years. He served his
country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War from 1951-1953 and was honorably
discharged. He was a lifelong Baltimore football fan and Ravens supporter.

He is
now in heaven with his late son Edward Wheatley Jr., who passed in 2008. He is
survived by his wife and soul mate Pearl of 52 years who was born on the same
day. He leaves behind his two sons, Curt and Bill, and Bill’s wife Betty as
well as his grandchildren Raven and Billy. He also leaves behind many other
family members and friends.

In lieu
of flowers, donations will be accepted to help offset funeral expenses at Pearl
Wheatley, P.O. Box 1092, Ocean City, Md. 21843

As per
his last wishes, on Sunday May 23 at noon in Woodlawn at
Lorraine Park Cemetery, his ashes will be committed to his parents’ final
resting place and later in Ocean City at his son’s final resting place.

John
Robert Uram
OCEAN CITY – John Robert Uram, Jr., age 77, died Thursday, May
13, 2010 at his home in Ocean City.

Born in
Pennsylvania, he was the son of the late John Uram and Olga Ekaitis Uram.
Uram had worked as an engineer with Cohen and Dippell Co. He loved living in
Ocean City and loved his family. He enjoyed fishing, golf and playing Bridge.
He was a board member with the Worcester County Commission on Aging and active
in theater where he was Director of Set Design.
He is survived by a daughter, Nickie U. Heslen and her husband Charles; a
brother, George Uram; and one granddaughter, Kellie Heslen. He was preceded in
death by a brother, Gene Uram.
Services were held.

Margaret Irene Bost

BERLIN
– Margaret Irene Bost, age 76, died Thursday, May 13, 2010 at
Berlin Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

Born in
Evansville, Ind., she was the daughter of the late John Ochsner and Dorothea
Carter Ochsner. She is survived by her husband, Richard A. Bost.

Bost
had worked as an administrative assistant with W.R. Grace. She attended St.
John Neumann Catholic Church in Ocean Pines. She enjoyed golfing and loved her
big family.
Along with her husband, she is survived by two sons, Michael A. Bost and his
wife Bonni and Jerome W. Bost and his wife Sandra; four daughters, Jacqueline
S. Schanck and her husband Ray, Jr., Denise M. Meyer and her husband Steve,
Donna J. DiNoto and her husband Frank and Lisa A. Goodman and her husband
Steve; one brother, Donald Ochsner and his wife Sue; and 12 grandchildren.
Services were held. Arrangements by Burbage Funeral Home.

 

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