We Remember Those We Have Lost

Obits picGeorge Brinton Conner, III
BERLIN — George Brinton Conner, III, age 67, died Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013 at his home.
Born in Salisbury, he was the son of the late George B. Conner, Jr.
He is survived by his wife, Earla Marie Sodeman Conner, and children, Garrett Conner of Ocean City, Bonita Conner Wells and her husband Bradley of Berlin, and Morgan Conner of Wilmington, Del. There are two grandchildren, MacCray Conner and Brinton Wells. Also surviving is his mother, sister and brother as well as several nieces and nephews.
Mr. Conner had been co-owner and operator of the Santa Maria Motel in Ocean City and was currently the owner with his wife and children of the Bonita Beach Hotel in Ocean City. He was a member of the Hotel, Motel, Restaurant Association and a life member of the Ocean City Volunteer Fire Department.
He was a Vietnam Army veteran, where he served two tours of duty. He enjoyed deep sea fishing.
Services were held. In lieu of flowers, a donation in his memory may be made to the American Heart Association, Memorial Processing Center, 4217 Park Place Ct., Glen Allen, Va. 23060.
Letters of condolence may be sent via www.burbagefuneralhome.com

Anne C. Hall
SELBYVILLE — Anne C. “Nancy” Hall, age 81, of Selbyville and formerly of Baltimore and Ocean City, died Monday, Dec. 23, 2013 at home.
Mrs. Hall was born in Baltimore and was the daughter of the late Julian Lee Henry and Mary Carroll (Harris) Fisher.
She was a homemaker and a member of St. Luke Catholic Church in Ocean City.
She is survived by three sons, William B. Hall III of Fenwick Island, Scott P. Hall of Ocean City and Julian H.L. Hall of Selbyville; a daughter, Carroll L. Ward of Dayton, Va.; a sister, Carolyn Gunning of Yardley, Pa.; seven grandchildren, Will, Corey, Russell and Carrie Hall and Brooks and Sarah Ward and Scott Gattuso; and one great-granddaughter, Peyton Gattuso.
She was preceded in death by her husband William Barnes Hall Jr. in 2010.
Services were held. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Luke Catholic Church, 14401 Sinepuxent Ave., Ocean City, Md. 21842 or Delaware Hospice, 100 Patriots Way, Milford, Del. 19963.
Condolences may be sent by visiting www.hastingsfuneralhome.net.

Benjamin Fisher
OCEAN PINES — Benjamin Gwinn Chriss Fisher died peacefully at his home on Dec. 21, 2013.
Born in Philadelphia, Pa., he was the son of the late Chriss Essman Fisher and Lola Smith Fisher.
He is survived by his wife, Audrey L. Fisher; son, Mark G. Fisher and his wife Marjorie of Harrisburg, Pa.; granddaughter, Michele Ramondt and her husband Steve of London, England; two step-sons, F. Keith Young and Kevin B. Young; four step-grandchildren; and four step-great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Elizabeth Reedy Fisher, and sister, Mary Fisher Tollenger.
Mr. Fisher had served in the United States Navy during WWII as a radio operator on a rocketship. After discharge, he graduated from LaSalle University with a degree in Engineering. After retiring from Unisys Corporation, he eventually moved to Ocean Pines where he met and married Audrey. He was a member of Providence Presbyterian Church in Salisbury, a co-founder of The Old Salts, Chestertown, Md., and a Clan Campbell member of St. Andrews Society of the Eastern Shore in Easton. He once was a rock climber, avid sailor and loved to travel.
A funeral service was held on Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014 at Providence Presbyterian Church. Friends may call one hour prior to the service. Rev. Jason Shelton will officiate. Interment will be private for the family. A donation in his memory may be made to Providence Presbyterian Church, 311 Parker Rd. Salisbury, Md. 21804, or Coastal Hospice, P.O. Box 1733 Salisbury, Md. 21804. Letters of condolence may be sent via www.burbagefuneralhome.com

Tom Kalista
BERLIN — Tom Kalista passed away Dec. 17, 2013 in Florida.
Born in Baltimore on Aug. 24, 1951, he was son of Willliam and Arlene Kalista.
He worked in the construction business in Ocean City after relocating here over 30 years ago.
He was willing to give a helping hand to anyone. He enjoyed his boat.
He is survived by two daughters, Nova Kalista and Nealy Kalista-Dinger, both of Ohio; a brother, William and his wife, Karen; two sisters, Carol Bromwell and her husband, George, and Frances Canfield, and her husband, Blake; close friends, William and Susan Grevey and Michael and Ronnie Grevey; and most of all his close companion of 28 years, Linda Grevey.
Any donations in his memory may be made to the Assateague Pony Patrol.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.

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