We Remember Those We Have Lost May 6, 2016

Maria Marguerite Willett SELBYVILLE — Maria Marguerite (Margo) Willett, born Goedecke on May 12, 1935, passed away on March 31, 2016, after suffering a long battle with cancer. She is survived by her husband of 42 years, Calvin Willett of Selbyville Del. Margo leaves behind her daughter, Michelle Jordan, born Conner, Michelle’s husband, Lou Jordan,… Read more »

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Lillian Taylor Townsend OCEAN CITY — Lillian Taylor Townsend, age 98, died on Thursday, April 21, 2016 at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin. Born in Baltimore, she was the daughter of the late Howard and Susan Rynehart Taylor. She was preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, Dr. Francis J. Townsend, Jr. in… Read more »

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Robert James Bassett BERLIN — Robert James “Bob” Bassett, age 72, of Berlin died Monday, April 18, 2016 at home. He was born in Berlin and was the son of the late Clive and Evelyn (Smack) Bassett. Bob was a retired farmer and poultry grower. He was a member of Stevenson United Methodist Church, Shore… Read more »

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Jane C. Lynch BERLIN — Jane C. Lynch, age 90, died peacefully on Wednesday, April 6, 2016 at Coastal Hospice at the Lake in Salisbury. Born in Bishopville, she was the daughter of the late Joshua E. Cropper and Flossie L. Cropper. She was preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, James Edward… Read more »

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Harriet Beatty Johnson WEST HILLS, Calif — Harriet Beatty Johnson, passed away on March 1, 2016, at home in West Hills, Calif. She was the daughter of Margaret “Margie” Sullivan Beatty and Robert H. Beatty, both deceased. She leaves her beloved son, Jeffrey James Johnson, of Nashville, Tenn.; a sister, Barbara “Bobbie” Beatty Corbett and… Read more »

Obituaries

David Sylvester BERLIN — David Sylvester, most recently of Fort Myers, Fla., died March 15, 2016. He was 90 years old. He was born in Solon, Maine in 1926. He was predeceased by his wife, Margaret, and son, Richard. He was also predeceased by two brothers, Julien and Maurice, and a sister, Kay. He is… Read more »

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William Tim Rayne, Sr. BERLIN — William Tim Rayne, Sr., age 88, died Thursday March 17, 2016 at Washington Hospital Center in Washington, D.C. Born in Bishopville, he was the son of the late William D. Rayne and Mary Esham Rayne Hastings. He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Christine Cropper Rayne and… Read more »

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James Burton Baker OCEAN CITY – James Burton “Big Bake” Baker Sr. 78, passed away peacefully on Friday, March 11, 2016, at the Berlin Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Berlin. Born in Southampton, N.Y., he was the son of the late Cyrus and Betsey Taylor Baker. He was preceded in death by his wife, Barbara Jean… Read more »

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Barbara Downs Littleton LIBERTYTOWN — Barbara Downs Littleton, age 81, died Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016 at her home. Born in Newark, she was the daughter of the late Elmer and Catherine Pusey Downs. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Howard E. Bishop, in 1999. She is survived by her husband, Vincent G…. Read more »