Marina Rios ChaconasBERLIN – Marina Rios Chaconas, age 80, died Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2007 at her home in Ocean City. Born in Baltimore, she was the only child of the late Peter Efstratios and Voula Arniotis Rois. She is survived by a son, Aristides Evan Chaconas and his wife Christina Marie and their children Elizabeth… Read more »
The Winterfest Gala Committee recently presented Ocean City Special Events Director John Sullivan with a check for $14,0000, which were used for a new light fixture involving Bears Decorating the Tree as well as the entertainment that was inside the Winterfest Village. Pictured, from left, are Committee members Debi Curd, Nancy Dofflemyer and Veronica Donaldson… Read more »
Arby’s of Salisbury recently donated $1,000 to the Atlantic General Hospital Foundation as an Iceberg Sponsor of the 2008 Penguin Swim. The event will be held on New Year’s Day at the Princess Royale Hotel on 91st Street. Pictured, from left, are Michael Franklin, president and CEO of Atlantic General Hospital, and Todd Hershey, president… Read more »
The Worcester County Developmental Center presented appreciation plaques to the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore (CFES) and to Royal Plus, Inc., at a reception to celebrate the opening of the new temporary training facilities that will serve developmentally disabled clients in place of the building that was destroyed by fire in September. Pictured, from… Read more »
Jack Leroy BabcockBERLIN – Jack Leroy Babcock, age 78, died on Monday, December 17, 2007. Born in Rice Lake, Wis. he was the son of the late George Babcock. He is survived by his mother, Alyce Phillipson Bacock of Rice Lake, Wis.; two sons, Stephen L. Babcock and his wife Yvonne of Berlin and Thomas… Read more »
The Ocean City Knights of Columbus Ladies Auxiliary held its Christmas luncheon at Phillips by the Sea. The auxiliary donated baby gifts to Worcester GOLD Director Debbie Cole to help fill the baby pantry. Pictured is Marlyn Pietruska, Auxiliary Chairwoman Bertha Huettner and Cole. Submitted Photos
The Worcester County Democratic Women’s Club members attended the United Democratic Women’s Clubs of Maryland, Inc. Convention at the Carousel Hotel in November. Pictured, seated from left, are Arlene Page and Barbara Bland; standing, from left, Ethel Hines, Dell Purnell, Joan Roache, Millie Ward, Pam Mitchel, Lavern Powell, Diana Gross, Jean Louis and Kathy Muncy.
The Pinesteppers Square Dance Club met recently for a Holiday Pot Luck Supper prior to their weekly square dance workshop. The group meets every Wednesday at the Community Hall. The Pinesteppers will begin a series of lessons for new dancers in January. For more information, contact President Joe Hunter at 410-208-6331.
Rowen J. (Sonny) NealBERLIN – Rowen J. (Sonny) Neal, age 73, departed this life on Dec. 6, 2007. Surviving are his wife, Nancy (nee Stokes); daughter, Cynthia N. Stillwaggon, and her husband, Jos. V. Stillwaggon; daughter, Pamela S. McCollum, and her husband Shon A. McCollum; grandchildren, Leslie M. Schwandtner, Bruce E. Knox, Jr., Lauren B…. Read more »
Worcester Prep Senior Christian Coates will play lacrosse for Harvard University in the fall. Coates, an outstanding student and athlete, was recruited to play in the Ivy League school. Coates is a National Merit Commended Scholar, Advanced Placement Scholar with Distinction, and a member of the National Honor Society, the National Art Honor Society and… Read more »