Charles F. EderOcean PinesCharles F. Eder, 79, known locally as “Captain Chuck” of Ocean Pines, passed away peacefully on Jan. 11, 2024, at Coastal Hospice of Ocean Pines.Capt. Chuck was born on Oct. 17, 1944, to Charles John Eder and Myrna (Machen) Eder in Baltimore.After serving three years in the US Army, Capt. Chuck was… Read more »

Obituaries – January 12, 2024

Kathryn Ann HampsonADAMSTOWN — Kathryn Ann “Katy” Hampson, 41, of Adamstown, Md., passed away Saturday, Dec. 30, 2023, surrounded by family after a battle with cancer.Born on March 4, 1982, in Hagerstown, Ms. Hampson was the daughter of Howard Ralph Hampson and Judith (Tuttle) Hampson.Katy earned her Associate of Science degree in Nursing in May… Read more »

Obituaries – December 29, 2023

Virginia RussellSALISBURY — Virginia “Ginnie” Russell, 79, of Salisbury, passed away peacefully on Dec. 16, 2023.Ginnie was born outside of Philadelphia, Pa. on June 3, 1944. She often said the best part of her 1963 first marriage were her two children, Janet and Bruce. In 1978, she married Ray Russell and moved to Ocean City,… Read more »

Obituaries – December 15, 2023

Richard Leonard PontonBERLIN — On Monday, Dec. 4, 2023, Richard Leonard Ponton, known as Richie/Dick to many, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family including his grandson, Chase. Richie was born Dec. 26, 1934, in Rutland, VT, one of 15 children to the late Raymond S. Ponto and Marion B. (Soulia) Ponto.In his younger… Read more »

Obituaries – December 8, 2023

Mary Virginia TunisOCEAN PINES — Mary Virginia Tunis joined her husband, family, friends, and dogs in heaven on December 2nd, 2023. She passed peacefully and ascended, leaving this world from the embrace of her son, daughter, friends, and loving caretakers at the Woodlands in Ocean Pines. Heaven is aglow with her arrival.Born on July 7,… Read more »