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Harold D. ‘Bud’ Breidenstein

OCEAN PINES — Harold Donald “Bud” Breidenstein, 81, of Ocean Pines, passed away on Friday, March 22, 2013.

A Celebration of Life Mass will be held at St. John Neumann Church in Ocean Pines on Tuesday April 2, at noon. A celebration will follow the Mass at the American Legion in Ocean City near 24th street.  Interment will be private at Eastern Shore Veterans Cemetery at a later date.

Bud was born in Baltimore on March 24, 1931. He graduated from Mount St. Joseph’s High School in 1949. He joined the Army in 1951 where he served for three years.

Bud was married to Susanne Marker “Sue” Eavey on July 2, 1952. They were married for over 60 years. He resided in Ellicott City for over 37 years and then relocated to Ocean Pines where he and Sue have lived for the past 16 years.

In 1965, he began his career with State Farm Insurance where he worked until his retirement in 1995. Bud was a member of the American Legion and Kiwanis. He was also actively involved in Meals on Wheels and volunteered his time with the elderly.

In addition to his wife, Bud is survived by his children, Tim (Fran), Joan Hajek (Mike) Mark, Diane Korpa (Mark), Tom (Jale) Brennan and Kerri. He is also survived by 18 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Bud was preceded in death by his parents, Harold D. & Edna E. Breidenstein (nee Bussard), and his two sisters, Betty and Jane.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Coastal Hospice, P.O. Box 1733, Salisbury, Md. 21802 or online at www.coastalhospice.org. Letters of condolence may be sent to the family at www.burbagefuneralhome.com.

Allen Douglas Ake

OCEAN CITY — Allen Douglas Ake “Doug” age 69, passed away peacefully on March 22, 2013 at his home.

Raised in Gumboro, he was the son of Jean Ake Miles and the late Marshall W. Ake. He is survived by his loving wife of 38 years, Elena Danforth Ake and daughters, Dr. Jennifer Marie Romanow and her husband Josh of Arlington, Va., and Christina Ake Harrison and her husband G. Hale Harrison of Berlin. He was adored grandfather to Haven Victoria Harrison. He was preceded in death by his stepfather, the late Joshua W. Miles,II. He also leaves behind his beloved dogs “Trouble” and “Dirty Harry”.

Doug had worked at Wallops Island prior to earning his degree in Ocean Engineering from Florida Atlantic University. In 1975, he married Elena Danforth, and together they founded Ake Marine in Ocean City.

A memorial service was held at the Burbage Funeral Home in Berlin. Interment followed in Pittsville Cemetery.

A donation in his memory may be made to Ocean City Reef Foundation, P.O. Box 1072, Ocean City, Md. 21943, or Ocean City Volunteer Fire Company, P.O. Box 27, Ocean City Md. 21943. Letters of condolence may be sent via www.burbagefuneralhome.com

Robert D. Lentz Sr.
OCEAN CITY — On Saturday, March 16, 2013, Robert D. Lentz, Sr. went home to be with his Savior.

After a battle with Alzheimer’s, he quietly passed away at Colonial Manor Nursing Home in York, Pa. Bob was 77 years old.

Bob was born in Baltimore and moved to Ocean City in 1991. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Margaret (Peggy) Lentz.

Surviving, in addition to his wife, are daughters, Joyce Ann Lyon and husband Vernon of Parkville, Md., and Lisa Lentz Brown and husband, Charles, of Freeland, Md.; and 12 grand children, Sarah, Jacob, Ethan and Liam Pabst, Danielle, Zachary, Sydni and Raegaan Lyon, Taylor Lentz and Madison, Grant and Briar Brown, who all miss their Pop Pop greatly.

The family requests that donations be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.

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