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Stephen Scott Slocum
BERLIN — Stephen Scott Slocum, 52, died surrounded by his family on Friday, May 10, 2013.
Born in New York, he was the son of Harry and Sally Slocum.

Stephen graduated from Wagner College where he excelled as a student athlete and was inducted into the Wagner Hall of Fame in October 2012. He became successful and respected as a prominent business owner of Slocum Insurance.

He is survived by his wife, Cheryl Slocum; daughters, Elizabeth and Melissa Slocum; sisters, Deb Cole and her husband, Rob, Pam Shinsky and her husband, Bob and Linda D’Agostino and her husband, Joey; sister-in-law, Bev Williamson and her husband, Steve; and many beloved nieces, nephews and friends.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, May 17, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. at Holy Trinity Cathedral in Berlin after which #52 will be laid to rest at Sunset Memorial Gardens in Berlin.

Donations can be made in lieu of flowers to St. Thomas The Disciple Anglican Church, 1221 Old Ocean City Rd., Salisbury, Md. 21804 or Holy Trinity Cathedral, 11021 Worcester Highway, Berlin, Md. 21811 or Wagner College Athletics at www.wagnerathletics.com

Arrangements are in the care of Holloway Funeral Home. Visit www.hollowayfh.com to express condolences to the family.

Francis Leo Hopkins

BERLIN — Francis Leo “Lee” Hopkins, Jr. age 80, died on Thursday, May 9, 2013 at his home in Berlin.

Born in Baltimore, he was the son of the late Francis L. Hopkins, Sr. and Estelle Shipley Goebel, and step-father, Walter H. Goebel.

Lee is survived by his wife of 32 years, Christine; a son, David Hopkins of Hampstead, Md.; six daughters, Bridget (Charlie) Fisher of Westminster, Md., Dana (Dennis) Graham of Jarrettsville, Md., Janis Hopkins of Gettysburg, Pa., Polly Hopkins (Alex Mitchell) of Laurel, Md., Erin Hopkins of Berlin, and Kara (Dana) Banks of Key Largo, Fla.; three sisters, Barbara Sweitzer of Kingsville, Md., Joan (Jim) Pochciol of Millersville, Md., and Beth (Buddy) Alexander of Bel Air, Md.; eight grandchildren; five great grandchildren; and many beloved nieces and nephews.

Lee served in the Navy (in Europe) during the Korean War conflict. He worked at C & P and Bell Atlantic for 42 years. He graduated Johns Hopkins University in 1966. He enjoyed playing cards, dining out and walking the beach at Assateague. He was a Telephone Pioneer, a member of the American Legion Post 123, Mt. St. Joseph O.C.Gaels, and a member of the Worcester County Tea Party.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, May 20 at Holy Savior Catholic Church, 1705 N. Philadelphia Ave. Ocean City, at 11 a.m. Friends may call one hour prior to the service. Rev. Stanislao Esposito will officiate. Interment will be at Lake View Cemetery, in Sykesville at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to A Place Called Hope Inc., 11712 Kingtop Dr. Kingsville, Md. 21087. Expressions of condolence at www.burbagefuneralhome.com.

Joseph M. Endrich
BERLIN — On May 9, 2013, Joseph M. Endrich passed away.

He was the beloved husband of Alice A. Endrich (nee Dembeck); devoted father of Deborah Kresslein and her husband William and Denise Schell and her husband Russell; loving grandfather of Stephanie Schell, Stefan Kresslein, and Lexi Kresslein; and dear brother of Larry Endrich, Richard Endrich, Mary Jane Bury, and Judy Armstrong. He is also survived by his other loving family members.

A gathering of friends was held on Thursday, May 16, 2013 from 5-7 p.m. at Schimunek Funeral Home Inc. 9705 Belair Rd. Nottingham, Md. 21236, where a memorial service will be held at the funeral home on Friday, May 17, 2013 at 11 a.m. Interment private.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society. Online tributes may be left at www.schimunekfuneralhomes.com.

Jack Dougherty

BERLIN — John Minton Dougherty (Jack) died suddenly at Atlantic General Hospital on May 7, 2013. He was 64.

Born in Baltimore City on June 7, 1949, he grew up in Severna Park, Md. where he attended St. John the Evangelist grammar school. He graduated from Mt. St. Joseph High School in Baltimore and Mt. St. Mary’s University in Emmittsburg, Md.

Jack moved to Ocean City in the 1970s and continued to make his home here until his death. He was a Realtor.

A memorial service is being planned to be held in Ocean City at a later date.

Burial will be private at a later date at St. Mary Redemptorist Church in Annapolis where his parents Minton and Betty Dougherty and his brother, Jim, are also buried.

He is survived by eight cousins.

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