Walter Milan “Scott” Corey Jr.
OCEAN CITY — Walter Milan “Scott” Corey Jr., of Ocean City and formerly of Winchester, Mass., died Jan. 23, 2015.
He was the loving brother of Roberta Anne Corey of Peabody, Mass. and Andrea Corey of Winchester, Mass.; cherished uncle of Anna Jeanne Shute and her brother Carl Noah Peart; and son of the late Walter Milan Corey and the late Elmira Ann Corey (Baldacci).
He was very much loved by his Aunt Theresa Baldacci and his Baldacci cousins as well as his Uncle Clarence J. Corey and his many Corey cousins. He also leaves his great friends who live in and around Ocean City and Winchester, Mass.
There will be a benefit for his family at Trader Lee’s at 4 p.m. on Jan. 31 to help fund proper funeral arrangements. Inquires call 410-213-2000.
David Russell Kline
SOUTH POINT — David Russell Kline, age 50 + 28, died Jan. 14, 2015 after a 14-year battle with cancer.
He graduated from Ocean City High School and served in the U.S. Army 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment on border duty in Germany.
He attended Washington College and the University of Maryland. He started the first Mister Softee trucks in Ocean City and after 13 seasons took over the 42nd Street Party Market for eight seasons.
During the off-season, Mr. Kline pursued his love of stained glass and several of his original creations are in area homes.
Mr. Kline donated his body to the Maryland State Anatomy Board. Donations may be made in Dave’s name to the Worcester County Humane Society, PO Box 48, Berlin, Md. 21811.
Jean Jones Cummings
BERLIN — Jean Jones Cummings died Jan. 21, 2015 at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin.
She was able to exchange loving thoughts with all of her family the week before her passing.
Jean was preceded in death by her husband of 46 years, Edward C. Cummings.
Jean was born in Fairmont W.Va. in 1926. She worked for 35 years as a bookkeeper and secretary for newspapers and advertising firms in Virginia and Washington, D.C. After retirement, she and Edward moved to Venice, Fla. where she served in many positions for 30 years in the United Methodist Women. She also volunteered with the Salvation Army, the local election board, the Blood Bank and as president and entertainment director for the Venice Isles residential community. Jean helped in many capacities with the Venice Little Theater where Edward was an active actor and director.
Jean and Edward enjoyed traveling on cruises to the Caribbean, visits to Europe and by RV to family throughout the U.S., which always included seeing pro baseball games. Jean was also an avid and expert bridge player. Up until the last week of her life, she played bridge weekly with four different groups and poker twice a week.
Jean is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Lynn and Grant Massey, Frankford, Del.; daughter Teresa Leighton, Gainesville Va.; son and daughter-in-law, LeRoy and Valerie Andrews, Houston Del.; and son and daughter-in-law, Paul and Elaine Cummings, McKinleyville, Calif.
Surviving grandchildren are Lynn Andrews, Paul Leighton, Laura Malcy, Julie McKinniss, Bradley Leighton, Arthur Cummings, James Massey, Neil Cummings and Daniel Massey. Surviving great grandchildren are Emily Andrews, Mabel Cummings, Lucy Cummings, Jacob Massey, Alexa Massey, Emma Massey, Diana Truax, Savannah Leighton, Sasha Leighton and Zachary Leighton.
A celebration of Jean’s Life will be held at The Woodlands at 1135 Ocean Parkway in Ocean Pines at 10 a.m., Saturday, March 21, 2015. Refreshments will be served after the gathering. Friends and family are encouraged to wear royal blue (if possible) in Jean’s memory. Interment will be in Venice, Fla. Any memorial gifts may be sent to the Salvation Army.