We Remember Those Who Have Passed

We Remember Those Who Have Passed
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JaAnn Rosalie Hughes

BERLIN – JaAnn Rosalie Hughes, age 71, died Sunday, Feb. 3, 2008 at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin.

Born in Baltimore, she was the daughter of the late Alexander Joseph Sullivan and Ruth Nash Sullivan. She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter Stanley Hughes in 1995.

Hughes was a devoted mother, grandmother and great grandmother.

She is survived by her seven children, Joseph Gale Hughes of Ocean City, Walter Geale Hughes of Whaleyville, George Irvin Hughes of Baltimore, Donna Marie Russell of Severn, Catherine Ann Hughes of Pasadena, Karen Lynn Lathe of Lansdowne and Carole Suzanne Mabley of York, Pa.; two grandchildren; and three great grandchildren. Also surviving is a brother, Robert Sullivan, Sr. of Ocean City; a sister, Patricia Mills of Essex; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A funeral service was held at the Burbage Funeral Home in Berlin. Interment will be private at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Diabetes Foundation, 100 West 10th Street, Suite 1002, Wilmington, Del., 19801.

Maura Elizabeth McManus Nebesky

BERLIN – Maura Elizabeth McManus Nebesky, age 69, died Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2008 as a result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident.

Born in the Bronx, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late John and Celia Cullen McManus. She is survived by her beloved husband, Joseph Michael Nebesky; son, Michael Nebesky and his wife Marie of Clemson, S.C.; daughters, Kristen Nebesky Lawson and her husband Barry of Columbia, S.C., and Suzanne Nebesky of Gainesville, Fla.; and grandchildren, Alena and Addison Nebesky. Also surviving are sisters Kathleen McManus Kehoe of Glen Cove, N.Y. and Maeve Nigro of Brick, N.J., several nieces and nephews and their children. She was preceded in death by her brother, Michael McManus.

Nebesky had been a member of the Religious Order of Jesus and Mary. She earned her Masters Degree in Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling from Columbia University Teachers College and worked for many years as a teacher until raising her family in Stamford, Conn. and Clemson, S.C. Prior to relocating to Ocean Pines, she worked for 10 years in the administration offices at Clemson University.

She was an active member of St. John Neumann Catholic Church, where she was a lector, member of the Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians, founding member of Supporting Hands Ministry and a member of the Democratic Women’s Club.

She was a student mentor and a substitute teacher at Berlin Intermediate School. She was also an avid reader, book club member and bridge player.

A mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, Feb. 8, at 11 a.m. at St John Neumann Catholic Church in Ocean Pines.

Donations may be made to the Religious Order of Jesus and Mary Ministry Fund, 6103 Baltimore Ave., Suite T5, Riverdale, Md. 20737. Arrangements by the Burbage Funeral Home in Berlin.

John J. Sullivan, III

BERLIN – John J. Sullivan, III ,age 43, died Monday, Jan. 28, 2008. Born in Georgia.

He was the son of Betty Sullivan and the late John J. Sullivan, Jr. He had worked as a self-employed home builder. He loved fishing and skiing.

He is survived by his beloved mother, Betty Sullivan of Ocean Pines; three sisters, Sheila Willis and her husband Mark of Annapolis, Erin Kevan and her husband Robert of Fairfax, Va., and Kerrie Haas and her husband Krank of Loveland, Ohio; five nephews, Connor, Cullen, Keenan, and Cormac Kevan and Frankie Haas; three nieces, Regan Kevan, Reiley and Molly Haas; one great aunt, Irene Burke; and two special dogs, Scrappy Doo and Missy Belle.

Services were held. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Worcester County Humane Society, PO Box 48, Berlin, Md. 21811. Arrangements by the Burbage Funeral Home in Berlin.

Michael “Mike” W. Moore

SALISBURY – Michael “Mike” W. Moore, 46, formerly of Reading, Pa., died Sunday, Jan. 27, 2008 at Salisbury Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

Born in Chester, Pa., he was the son of Thomas Moore Sr. of Georgetown, Del. and Ann D. Zeh of Georgetown, Del. He is also survived by his wife, JoAnn M Moore of Ocean City; two sons, Michael W. Moore, Jr. of Conshocken, Pa. and Thomas E. Moore and his wife Ashley of Reading, Pa.; a brother, Thomas O. Moore, Jr. of British Virgin Islands; two sisters, Lillian Blanchard of Radnor, Pa. and Clara A. Poperechny of Linwood, Pa.; and one grandson, Callub A. Moore.

Moore was a self-employed contractor for many years. He was a member of The Elks Lodge #2645 in Ocean City, Moose Lodge #654 in Berlin and The Pennwyn Motor Assoc. in Pennsylvania. He enjoyed racing with the Tobias racing family and was an avid dirt track racing fan, fishermen and bowler.

Services and burial will be private.

John Mosetti

OCEAN CITY – John Mosetti died on Jan. 28, 2008.

Born in Baltimore, he lived in Ocean City since 1976. He is survived by two brothers, Tony and Mike, and two sisters, Mary and Rose.

He worked and played at numerous local establishments over the years. He loved wine, women and song. He was an avid golfer, gambler and reader of books. He never saw the smoking ban. He will be missed.

A party for Mosetti is scheduled for Monday, Feb. 11, 1-4 p.m. at BJ’s on the Water. Interested parties are invited to attend, have a drink and tell a “Capt. Vic” story.