Obituaries – January 29, 2021

Deborah Alberta MessinaBERLIN — Deborah Alberta Messina, age 72, died on Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021 at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin.Born in Baltimore City, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Alberta (Frapp) Zentz. She is survived by her husband, Donald Messina, and his children, Don, Jr., Deborah, Tina, and Dawn.Deborah had worked… Read more »

Obituaries – January 15, 2021

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 »

Obituaries – January 8, 2021

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 »

Obituaries – January 1, 2021

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 »

Obituaries – December 25, 2020

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 »

Obituaries – December 11, 2020

Roberta RoederOCEAN PINES — Roberta Ann Roeder (Kneer), 79, died unexpectedly on Sunday, Nov. 29, surrounded by the family she loved dearly.Born November 6, 1941 in Newark, N.J., Roberta was raised in both New Jersey and Florida. She was a 20-year resident of Brookeville, Md. After enjoying a 20-year retirement in Ocean Pines she and… Read more »