We Remember Those We Have Lost
Samuel A. Welsh, Jr.
BERLIN - Samuel Augusta Welsh, Jr., age 83, died Oct. 17, 2010 at Atlantic General Hospital.
Born in Baltimore, he was the son of the late Samuel Welsh, Sr. and Annie Lillian Nash Welsh.
He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Lorraine Dabrasky Welsh. He is also survived by a son, Dennis W. Welsh and his wife Nancy. He was preceded in death by a son, Samuel A. Welsh III.
Welsh was a production planner in the aero-space industry. He was an avid gardener, and actively supported the local little league and other youth sports. He also liked to bowl.
Welsh was the adored grandfather of Jeremy L. Welsh and his wife Kathy, and his great-grandchildren, Austin, Jillian and Madison.Services were held.
Agnes A. Terry
BERLIN - Agnes A. Terry, homemaker, longtime volunteer and master gardener, died peacefully on Oct. 9 at her home in Ocean Pines, Maryland. She was 84.She was the daughter of Mary Cummings and Joseph Tigue and was born in Minneapolis.
She married John Terry, an engineer who worked for the Department of Defense in 1946. They moved to Hyattsville, Md. in 1951, raising seven children, and many cats and dogs.
Based on fond memories of family vacations at the shore and her love of the ocean, she relocated to Ocean Pines in 1986, where she transformed her residence into a horticultural delight.
She led many and various tours of the Eastern Shore region, including Assateague Island National Seashore, Assateague State Park of Maryland, and Chincoteague Island in Virginia. She was an enthusiastic volunteer at Atlantic General Hospital, Ocean Pines Garden Club, Ocean Pines Library and Worcester County Humane Society.
She will be missed by her seven children, Michaeline (and Samuel) Yaffe of Monkton, Md.; Mollie Williams of Mount Dora, Fla.; Meggan (and Herbert) Klippen of Herndon, Va.; Colleen of Mount Dora, Fla.; Brian of Middletown, Conn.; Timothy (and Dawn) of Shelby Township, Mich. and Gregory (and Nancy) of Herndon, Va. In addition, she leaves behind seven grandchildren who added joy to her life. Christine, Tara, Patrick, Timothy, Troy, Kelly and Bonnie.
A memorial mass will be held at St. John Neumann Church on Oct. 23, at 11 a.m. After the service, relatives and friends are invited to her home. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the Friends of Assateague State Park, P.O. Box 375, Berlin, Md. 21811, or the Worcester County Humane Society, P.O. Box 48, Berlin, Md. 21811.