Samantha “Sam” Carroll
SALISBURY – Samantha “Sam” Carroll, 23, of Salisbury, died Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2011 at Peninsula Regional Medical Center.
Born in Annapolis, she was the daughter of the late Joel and Sherry Hoagland Carroll.
Sam graduated from Stephen Decatur High School in 2005. She was also a student at Wor-Wic Community College studying for a degree in Psychology. She loved to read and write, starting her memoir in 2002. She lived in Dove Point, in one of their residence homes, since 2006. Sam had many people that loved and cared for her both here on the Eastern Shore and in Baltimore.
She is survived by her loving grandparents, Jane and Jim Hoagland of Ocean City; three uncles, James C. Hoagland of Tampa, Fla., Steven Hoagland and wife, Mary Beth, of Columbia, Md., and Tim Hoagland and wife, Libby, of Bradenton, Fla.; one aunt, Jan Meck and husband, Russ of Springfield, Mo. She is also survived by three cousins, Sean Michael Hoagland of New York, Kristen and Michael Hoagland of Columbia, Md.
A memorial service celebrating Sam’s life was held on Wednesday in the Banquet Room at Dove Point. A reception followed at Dove Point.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Dove Point, PO Box 1610, Salisbury, Md. 21804. Please visit www.boundsfuneralhome.com to send letters of condolence.
Anna Ruth Godman
BERLIN — Anna Ruth Godman, 90, of Berlin, passed away on Aug. 17, 2011 at Atlantic General Hospital.
She was born on Nov. 7, 1920 in Cambridge to the late Reginald Abbott and Elizabeth (nee Gilliss) Jones. She was married to the late Warren Lee Godman.
She was a longtime resident of Towson and Ocean Pines. She was a housewife and an avid Washington Capitals fan.
She is survived by daughters, Barbara Lee Grady of Reisterstown, Md. and Pat Godman Veitenthal of Ocean Pines; grandchildren, Richard and Sheridan Trostle, Steven and Kimberly Trostle and Christopher and Sarah Veitenthal; great grandchildren, Jordan, Reid, Jonathan and Megan Trostle, Emma and Audrey Veitenthal; sister, Betty Bounds Sheets; and mother-in-law of George Steigelman. Predeceased by sister Regina McLain.
Services were held at the Eline Funeral Home, 11824 Reisterstown Road, Reisterstown, Md. on Monday, Aug. 22, 2011 at noon. Interment was in Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens. If desired, contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 5216, Glen Allen, VA 23058. Online condolences may be made at www.ElineFuneralHome.com
Doris Jean Beringer
BERLIN — Doris Jean Beringer, age 70, died Friday, Aug. 19, 2011 at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin. Born in West Virginia she was the daughter of the late Clarence Austin and Wilma Mayle Austin.
She had worked as an office manager for Texas Instruments for many years.
She is survived by a daughter, Cheryl Ann Moore; three brothers, Clarence William Austin, Jr., David Austin and his wife Lisa, and Richard Austin and his wife Karen; two sisters, Ruth Ann Austin and Barbara Blackburn; six grandchildren, Mandy Moore, Kristin McColgan, Michelle McColgan, Michael Turner, Cody Turner and Shelby Moore; three great grandchildren, Domnick, Camden and Liam; and nieces, nephews and a host of friends. She was preceded in death by her former husband, Robert Brian Moore, and a daughter, Christine Yvette Turner.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011 at 3:00 pm at Stevenson United Methodist Church in Berlin. Arrangements are being handled by the Burbage Funeral Home in Berlin.
William Samuel Jones Sr.
SALISBURY — William Samuel Jones Sr., 87, of Marathon, Fla. and Salisbury, died Thursday, Aug. 18, 2011 at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury.
Born Aug. 29, 1923 in Hebron, he was the son of the late Theodore Griffin Jones and Luna Wright Jones.
Bill was a US Army WWII veteran and a member of Bethesda United Methodist Church, Kirk of the Keys Presbyterian Church in Marathon, Fla., United Methodist Men, Hebron Lions Club where he was a past president, 50-year member of Centennial Lodge 221 in Salisbury, 32 degree Mason, Marathon Lodge 323 in FL, Shriners, Boumi & Mahi Temples, past Grand Tall Cedar, Commodore of the Pirates of Marathon, Fla., American Legion in Hebron and VFW in Salisbury.
Along with his family, Bill was an owner and operator of the English Grill restaurant chain until his retirement. He and his brother in laws were the creators of the famous English’s Tub O’ Chicken.
"BJ" was an avid fisherman in waters of the Eastern Shore and the Florida Keys where there was always a great catch and a good story. He and his brothers enjoyed countless hours in the garden and volunteering in the community. He was very devoted to his wife and family and well loved by many. Everyone called him "Pop-
He is survived by his loving wife of 65 years, Elsie English Jones; 4 children, Janet Schneider (Bill) of Marathon, Fla., William S. Jones, Jr. of Hebron, W. Stephen Jones (Becky) of Danville, VA and F. Douglas Jones (Laurie) of Salisbury; 10 grandchildren, Malcolm VanKirk,Jr. (Kristin) of Ocean City, Jannah Hobday (Will) of Silver Spring, Taylor Williams (Jeff) of Sharptown, Sam Jones and fiancee, Natasha of Sharptown, Theodora Jones of Hebron, Bailey Jones of Philadelphia, Rebecca Jones of Raleigh, NC, Helen Jones of Danville, Va, Griffin Jones of Washington DC and Ali Jones of Salisbury; three great grandchildren, Payton and Lexie VanKirk of Ocean City and Lily Erickson of Sharptown; sister, Kathryn English of Salisbury; two brothers, Eugene Jones of Hebron and Robert Jones (Vera) of Eden; and many special nieces and nephews.
A funeral service was held Tuesday, Aug. 23 at 11 a.m. at the Holloway Funeral Home in Salisbury with Rev. Rob Townsend and Rev. George Godfrey officiating. Interment with military honors was held at Springhill Memory Gardens near Hebron.
Memorial contributions can be made to Hebron Lions Club, Bethesda United Methodist Church, Kirk of the Keys Presbyterian Church, 8877 Overseas Highway, Marathon, Fla. 33050 and or the Mahi Shrine Transportation Fund, Miami, Fla.
Arrangements are in the care of Holloway Funeral Home, PA, 501 Snow Hill Rd. Salisbury, Md. 21804. To send condolences to the family, please visit www.hollowayfh.com.
LaVerne H. “Goody” Good
BERLIN — LaVerne H. “Goody” Good, 65, of 120 Country Dr., Denver, formerly of New Holland, Pa., died Monday, Aug., 22, 2011 at Atlantic General Hospital after a lengthy illness.
Born in Hinkletown, Pa., he was the son of Esther (Herr) Good of Lancaster and the late Cloyd Good. His wife, Rowena J. (Weaver) Good, died April 14, 1998.
“Goody” worked at the former Sperry New Holland plant, now CNH, in New Holland for 36 years, retiring in 2001. Prior to retiring, he was a fork lift operator.
He was a member of St. John Center Lutheran Church, New Holland VFW post 7362, New Holland American Legion post 662, Penn Dutch Sportsman’s Club in New Holland, and the Wild Country Hunting Club in Wellsboro, Pa.
LaVerne was an avid hunter and fisherman. He enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and being an ice hockey fan. In his earlier years he also enjoyed playing ice hockey.
During the Vietnam War he served his country in the US Army.
Surviving in addition to his mother are two sons, Timothy, married to Kristine (High) Good of New Holland, and Sean, married to Lisa (Finefrock) Good of New Holland; four grandchildren, Cassondra, Corrine, Noah, and Jacob Good; three sisters, Shirley, married to Angel Orta of East Earl, Arlene, married to Francisco Delgado of East Earl, and Louise, married to Israel Colon Mohnton; and two brothers, Kenneth, married to Elena (Bedoya) Good of New Holland, and Donald Good of Lancaster.
Funeral services will be held Friday, Aug. 26 at 11 am at St. John Center Lutheran Church, 599 Reading Road, East Earl, Pa. with the Reverend Robert Kramer officiating. Interment will be in the Center Union Cemetery. Viewing was held on Thursday at the Groff-High Funeral Home, 145 W. Main St., New Holland, Pa. from 6-8 pm and will be held on Friday from 10-11 a.m. at the Church.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Ocean City Reef Foundation, PO Box 1072, Ocean City, Md. 21843, or to the American Heart Association, 610 Community Way, Lancaster, Pa. 17603. To send the family condolences, visit at www.groffeckenroth.com.