Julie Ann SchmidtBISHOPVILLE — Julie Ann Schmidt, age 56 of Bishopville, passed away on Jan. 12, 2021.Born on Nov. 17, 1964, she was the daughter of the late J. Bernard and Ann Schmidt. Julie, who was born and grew up in Harrisburg, Pa., graduated from Harrisburg Academy in 1982. She attended Southern Seminary College in… Read more »
Anthony Robert Ferrese, Jr.SEAFORD — Anthony Robert Ferrese, Jr. “Tony,” age 88, died Monday, Jan. 4, 2021 at Tidal Health Nanticoke in Seaford, Del.Born in Scranton, Pa., he was the son of the late Anthony Robert Ferrese, Sr., and Rose Cerra Ferrese. He was preceded in death by his wife, Norma May Shockley Ferrese, in… Read more »
Sidney Merrill BecksteadBERLIN — On Saturday, Dec. 26, 2020, Sidney Merrill Beckstead, loving husband to Sherrie Beckstead and proud father of three children, Jessica, Sara, and Harrison, passed away peacefully, in his home, followinga gallantly fought battle with esophageal cancer.Sidney was born on Feb. 3, 1950, in Swan Lake, Idaho to parents Perry and Bernice… Read more »
Alice WorkmanBERLIN — Alice Fisher Workman, age 89, died on Sunday, Dec. 20, 2020 at John B. Parsons Assisted Living in Salisbury.Born in Ocean City, she was the daughter of the late Everett and Carrie Phillips Fisher. She was preceded in death by her husband Paul Workman, son Skip Simpson and brother Donald Fisher, Sr…. Read more »
Germantown School Community Heritage Center (GSCHC) donated books to Buckingham Elementary to be included in the delivery of students’ lunch distribution. The books feature African American leaders and their historical significance. Pictured are Germantown Board members Bob Conner Jr., Tom Pitts and Judy Davis with Vice Principal Deshon Purnell and Curriculum Resource Teacher Laura Arenella.
First State Marines Bob Broderick, Frank Del Piano and Jim Wright were on hand to welcome and receive a trailer load of toys collected at the Right Coast Tattoo shop on Coastal Highway in Fenwick Island. Artists Jeff Brown and Adam Weir from Right Coast Tattoo delivered the trailer full of toys that was the… Read more »
At a small gathering in December, the Atlantic General Hospital Auxiliary celebrated the installation of its new officers for 2021. Pictured, from left, are Jackie Choate, recording/corresponding secretary; Bob Gresehover, treasurer; Ken Waters, outgoing president; Cindy Roman, incoming president; and Ann Hamilton, vice president.
Every year the Ocean City chapter of the Sons and Daughters of Italy participates in the annual gift-giving organized by Worcester County G.O.L.D. (Giving Other Lives Dignity). After collecting Christmas presents from its members to Worcester County families in need, the wrapped packages were convoyed to G.O.L.D headquarters in Snow Hill Wednesday, December 16. In… Read more »
Leila May BedardOCEAN PINES — Leila “Cris” May Bedard was born to Columbus and Marion DeCristofaro in Quincy, Mass. as the youngest of three, joining Jean and Jimmy. She was raised in Rockland, Mass. and graduated fromRockland High School.As Leila, she enlisted and proudly served in the U.S. Navy after high school, stationed in the… Read more »