We Remember Those We Have Lost

James Leonard Davis

BISHOPVILLE — James Leonard Davis, age 57, died Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015, at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury.

James Leonard Davis

James Leonard Davis

Born in Washington, DC he was preceded in death by his father, Harry L. Davis, and step-father John Rice, Jr.

He is survived by his mother Madeline Dulaney Davis of Staunton, Va.; his beloved wife of 32 years, Katherine Pennington Davis; sons Robert Paul Davis and Erik Dylan Davis both of Bishopville; and siblings Harry L. Davis of Harrisonburg, Va., Francie Davis of Seaford, Sherrie Stanhope and her husband Alan of Lebanon, Tenn. and Sandy Shipe and her husband Joseph of Keezletown, Va. He leaves numerous nieces, nephews as well as many Davis and Pennington relatives, and a host of many, many friends.

Mr. Davis was a 1977 graduate of Stephen Decatur High School. He had worked in the hospitality industry for the past 35 years in Ocean City.

James was a faithful husband and devoted father who loved his family very much. He was an avid reader especially WWII trivia and history. He enjoyed music, and most of all, being with family and friends. He was also a Redskins and Orioles fan.

Cremation followed his death. A celebration of life will be announced at a future date. A donation in his memory may be made to the Worcester County Humane Society, P.O. Box 48, Berlin, Md. 21811. Letters of condolence may be sent via: www.burbagefuneralhome.com

Wendy Sue Sikora

SALISBURY — Wendy Sue Sikora, age 57, passed away peacefully in her sleep at Coastal Hospice at the Lake on Sunday, Aug. 9, 2015, in Salisbury.

Wendy Sue Sikora

Wendy Sue Sikora

Born April 16, 1958 in Pittsburgh, Pa., she was the daughter of Clyde McCance. She attended and graduated from Richmand High School. Wendy was employed at The Embers Restaurant in Ocean City for 19 gratifying years, where she worked as Head Server. She was an exceptionally loyal and dedicated team member. Wendy was respected and will be dearly missed by her extended Embers family.

She had a unique adoration for anything that was the color red. Wendy had a passion for animals, especially her rabbits Rio and Boo. She enjoyed traveling cross country and crafts that involved assembling jewelry, stained glass items and knitting. She loved any outdoor activity, especially kayaking and yard work.

Her car, “Big Red,” in which she took much pride, was very well-known throughout the local area. Wendy enjoyed dining on French onion soup. She was a very organized, independent person and was never afraid to handle any situation. She will be remembered for being a friendly, kind hearted, patient and supportive person.

Wendy is survived by her son, Nicholas Sikora of Berlin, and her three grandchildren, Alexander, Leah and Lauren. She is preceded in death by her mother and father.

She will be cremated and transported to Lakewood Memorial Park in Cheswick, Pa., where she will be laid to rest next to her father. There will be a memorial service held at a later date to celebrate her life.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Coastal Hospice at P.O. Box 1733 Salisbury, Md. 21804.

Agnes V. “Sis” Skinner

BALTIMORE — Agnes V. “Sis” Skinner died on Aug, 16, 2015.

Agnes V. Skinner

Agnes V. Skinner

Agnes was the beloved wife of the late Walter Skinner; devoted mother of Sherri Doegen and husband Mike and Sandy Alascio and husband Anthony; grandmother of Jimmy and wife Bridget, Dominic, Jason, Jill, Chelsea and Kaylee Rose; great-grandmother of Taylor and Hailey; and sister of Brad.

Funeral services were held at the family-owned Gonce Funeral Service P.A., 4001 Ritchie Highway, Baltimore, Md. 21225 on Wednesday followed by Entombment at Cedar Hill Cemetery 5829 Ritchie Highway Baltimore, MD 21225. Visit www.Goncefuneralservice.com to leave remembrances.

Louise Marian “Mimi” Peuser

BERLIN — Louise Marian Peuser, “Mimi”, age 57, died Sunday, Aug. 16, 2015 at the Berlin Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

Mimi Peuser

Mimi Peuser

Born in Philadelphia, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Stephen Joseph Gulyas. She is survived by her mother, Louise Lee Gulyas of Ocean City; daughter, Olivia Louise Peuser of Berlin; Stephen Joseph Gulyas, Jr. and his wife Peggy of Jacksonville, N.C.; Thomas Lee Gulyas and his wife Belinda of Berlin, and Laura Jeanne Gulyas of Berlin.

Mimi attended Vanderbilt University and received her Masters of Science Degree from Salisbury State College. She was a member of Holy Savior Catholic Church in Ocean City, Alpha Delta Phi, and a First Class Girl Scout.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday at 11 a.m. at Holy Savior Catholic Church on 17th Street and Philadelphia Ave, in Ocean City. Rev Stanislao Esposito will officiate. Friends may call one hour prior to the service. Interment will be private for the family at a later date. A donation in her memory may be made to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria, Va. 22312.

Arrangements are in the care of the Burbage Funeral Home in Berlin. Letters of condolence may be sent via: www.burbagefuneralhome.com