Henry Otto Berghuys, Jr.
BERLIN – Henry Otto Berghuys, Jr., age 75, died May 1,
2007 at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin.
Born in Jersey City, N.J., he was the son of the late
Henry Otto Berghuys, Sr., and Gertrude Walsh Berghuys.
Berghuys was an Iron Worker and belonged to the Local #483
in Patterson, N.J. He was an Army Veteran and a member of the Knights of
Columbus in Englewood, N.J., Sinepuxent American Legion Post #166 and the Elks
Lodge in Ocean City.
He is survived by his wife, Margaret Mary Baisley
Berghuys; a son, Henry Otto Berghuys, Ill. and his wife Tanya of Northvale,
N.J.; two daughters, Margaret Berghuys of Congers, N.Y. and Kathleen Gaggin and
her husband Thomas of Northvale, N.J.; six grandchildren, Corey, Ashlee and
Austin Berghuys and Michael, Sean and Brianne Gaggin; and a sister, Julia
Decker and her husband Harold of Palmyra, Va. A sister, Gertrude B. Shaw,
preceded him in death.
A Mass of Christian burial was held. Donations may be made
to the American Diabetes Foundation, PO Box 1131, Fairfax, Va., 22038. Letters
of condolence may be sent to the family at www.delmarvaobits.com.
Gwendolyn I. Hastings
OCEAN CITY – Gwendolyn I. Hastings, 90, passed away
Sunday, April 29, 2007.
She was the daughter of the late George and Myrtle Mariner
of Greenbackville. She was preceded in death by her husband, W. Rhodes
Hastings, who passed away in 1987; and a brother, Vincent Mariner, in 2002.
Dolie" as she was known by many, was devoted to her
husband and family, and was known for her quiet, gentle nature. Her husband,
Rhodes, was stationed in the U.S. Coast Guard in Ocean City after World War II.
Together they owned and operated Hastings Rooms and Apartments in the growing
resort. When she placed their first "Room for Rent" sign at their
address on Sixth Street, it was the northern most rental sign in Ocean City.
She continued after his death, finally retiring in the early 1990’s for a total
of 47 years. She became a friend to many of her "rental families" who
returned year after year, and staying at Hastings’ was part of their Ocean City
Centering her life around her home, she enjoyed oil
painting, needlepoint and nurturing beautiful African violets and other exotic
houseplants. For many years, she attended Atlantic Methodist Church.
She is survived by her two sons, Capt. Larry R. Hastings
and his wife, Jacque, of Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., and Carroll G. Hastings and
his wife, Ruth, of Salisbury. She was the beloved grandmother of Gregory R.
Hastings and his wife, Jodi, of Salisbury, Barbara Brannock and her husband,
Keith, of Delmar, L.R. Hastings of Palm Beach Gardens, Eric Hastings of
Ashville, N.C., and Betsy Delves, and her husband, Jason, of Macon, Ga.
She also leaves behind nine great-grandchildren, Jenna and
Allyson Hastings, Kristin and Caroline Brannock, Abigail Hastings, Eric and
Alex Hastings and Andrew and Patrick Delves. She also enjoyed a special
blessing that comes with a long life, her great-great-grandchild, Elice Anne
Hastings. She was also lovingly known as "Aunt Dolie" to several
nieces and nephews, and will be dearly missed by all her family and friends.
A funeral service was held.
Memorial contributions may be made to Atlantic Methodist
Church, 105 4th Street, Ocean City, Md. 21842. Letters of condolence may be
sent to www.delmarvaobits.com.
Jeffrey L. Norcross
BERLIN – Jeffrey L. Norcross, 55, of Ocean City died
Tuesday, April 24, 2007, at Deer’s Head Hospital Center in Salisbury.
Born in Chambersburg, Pa., he was a son of Anna (Suders)
Norcross and the late Clyde Butch Norcross. He was a chef in Ocean City.
In addition to his mother, he is he is survived by a son,
Corey Muggs Norcross; a daughter, Jennifer Norcross; brothers and sisters, C.E.
Norcross of Lambertville, N.J., Fran Bigler of Hope Mills, N.C., Peg Young of
York, Pa., Steve Norcross of Shippensburg, Pa., Doug, Brian and Kirk Norcross,
all of Chambersburg, Pa., Scott Norcross of Carlisle, Pa., and Lisa Miller and
Karen Barner of Harrisburg, Pa.; and two grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at the convenience of the
Arrangements are in the care of Holloway Funeral Home
P.A., 501 Snow Hill Road in Salisbury. Visit www.hollowayfh.com to send
condolences to the family.
Eula Mae Cherry
POCOMOKE CITY – Eula Mae Cherry, 71, of Pocomoke City
departed this life Friday, April 20, 2007, at Coastal Hospice at the Lake in
Salisbury, following a lengthy illness.
Born July 7, 1935, in Oscilla, Ga., she was a daughter of
the late Rufus and Essie Mae Cherry, and the late Ezra (Slim) Wilson, whom she
loved like a father.
Tootise," as she was affectionately called, is
survived by one daughter, Gloria Murray (Lindsey) of Princess Anne; two sons,
Jerome Gumby and Terry Marshall of Pocomoke City; one sister, Eura Lee Wilson
of Pocomoke City; four sisters-in-law, Elsie Mae Waters, Mable Matthews and
Mamie Gumby, all of Pocomoke City, and Marceline Gumby of Salisbury; seven
grandchildren, Tomeka, Lindsey Jr. (Donna), Terrelle (Ticora) and Melanie
Murray, Terrance Savage, Tenille Bryant and Amber Terrell; nine
great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends.
She was preceded in death by her brother, Marshall
services were held.