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Elizabeth K. Lappe
OCEAN CITY — Elizabeth Kitchens Lappe, “Libby”, died peacefully at her home on Aug. 9, 2013.
Born in Ocean City, she was the daughter of Chester Kitchens and Sophie Pierce Kitchens Brown. She is survived by her husband, George Lappe; step-daughter, Debbie Erhardt and her husband Steve of Baltimore; and two nieces, Kimberly Bunting Hastings and her husband David of Ocean City, and Tiffany Bunting Wyatt and her husband Mitch of Ocean City. There are two step-grandchildren, Laura Erhardt and Sheri Tirocchi, and four great nieces, Alexa Wyatt, Caroline Wyatt, Ali Wyatt, and Paige Hastings. She was preceded in death by her sister, June Kitchens Bunting in 1990.
Libby was a graduate of Ocean City High School, Class of 1948 and had been a great high school basketball player. She attended Goldey-Beacom College, and had worked as an office manager at Eastern Shore Gas Company for 40 years. She attended Ocean City Baptist Church and had been a member of the Ocean City Marlin Club. Libby loved walking the beach and Boardwalk with her husband and socializing with everyone. She even had a water fountain on the Boardwalk named in her honor. She also enjoyed bowling at Ocean Lanes.
A funeral service was held on Sunday, Aug. 11, at the Burbage Funeral Home in Berlin. Rev. Terry Davis officiated.
A donation in her memory may be made to the American Diabetes Association P.O. Box 11454 Alexandria, Va, 22312, or American Cancer Society, 1138 Parsons Rd. Salisbury, Md, 21801. Letters of condolence may be sent via: www.burbagefuneralhome.com

Rosemary Oxenburg
OCEAN CITY — On Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013, Rosemary Oxenburg of Ocean City passed away.
She was the beloved wife of the late Irving “Irv” Oxenburg; mother of Sherry Howard of Gaithersburg, Md. and Patrick F. Argentiere of Chambersburg, Pa.; grandmother of Anthony C. Argentiere, Rudy McMahan, Danielle N. Margowski, Vincent R. Abate and Deion G. Cooper; great-grandmother of seven; mother-in-law of Allen T, Howard, III and Harriet B. Argentiere; and sister of Richard La Lumia, Thomas La Lumia and Patricia La Lumia all of Youngstown, Ohop.
Relatives and friends were invited to Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard, West, Silver Spring, Md. on Thursday, Aug. 15 for a viewing from 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Friday, Aug. 16, at 11 a.m. Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Worcester County Humane Society, PO Box 48, Berlin, Md. 21811. Arrangements were handled by Collins Funeral Home.

Lynda M. Wood
BERLIN Lynda Marie Wood died on Aug. 13, 2013 at Peninsula Regional Medical in Salisbury.
Born in Monongahela, Pa., she was the daughter of John C. Wood, Jr. and Pauline June Elliott. She is survived by her step-father, Ralph H.Elliott; her two brothers, John Paul Wood and his wife Patricia of Mononghela, Pa., Jerome Charles Wood of West Ocean City; and her sister, Jane Ann Wood of Ocean City. Also surviving is a step-sister, Debbie Tabor and her husband James of Westover, Md., and a step-brother Ralph D. Elliott and his wife Lynn of Berlin. There are several nieces and nephews.
Lynda was a 1974 graduate of Monongahela High School. She had worked as the manager of Smoke Rings in Ocean City.
Cremation followed her death. Services will be private for the family. A donation in her memory may be made to the Ocean City Paramedic Foundation, P.O. Box 3099, Ocean City, Md. 21842. Arrangements are in the care of the Burbage Funeral Home in Berlin. Condolences to the family may be sent via www.burbagefuneralhome.com

Sara Ann Weismiller
OCEAN CITY — Sara Ann “Sally” Weismiller, 77, of Ocean City, died Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013 at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin.
Born in Washington, DC on Dec. 3, 1935, she was the daughter of the late Charles F. Green and Mildred Peyton Green.
She was a loving mother and grandmother. She was actively involved in the Women’s Democratic Club and was an avid Redskins Fan.
She is survived by her children, David Weismiller and his partner Brian DeLong from Greenville, N.C., Sally Ann Messick and her husband, Troy of Ocean City; and grandchildren, Jimbo Weismiller, Jessica Savage and her husband, Rick, Justin Weismiller, Hillary Weismiller, Meredith Weismiller, Bromwin Weismiller, Bradley Messick, Graham Messick, Brice Messick.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, James Weismiller Jr., and a brother, Charles F. Green Jr.
A memorial service was held on Monday, Aug. 12, 2013 at 11 a.m. at St. Paul’s by the Sea Episcopal Church, 302 North Baltimore Ave., Ocean City, Md. 21842.
Donations may be made in her memory to the MS Society, 11403 Cronhill Dr., Suite E, Owings Mills, Md. 21117.
Arrangements are in the care of Holloway Funeral Home, P.A., 501 Snow Hill Road, Salisbury, Md. 21804. To send condolences to the family, visit www.hollowayfh.com

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