Robyn Dryden Benton

Robyn Dryden Benton, 43, of Chance, MD was welcomed into heaven on Monday, February 20, 2017. She was born on October 29, 1973 to George “Robert” Dryden and Mattie White Dryden.

Robyn was a 1991 graduate of Washington High School and a 1997 graduate of Wor-Wic Community College Nursing. She worked at McCready Hospital for [...]

Doris Pusey Taylor

Princess Anne- Doris Mae Pusey Taylor, 103, of Princess Anne, passed away Monday, February 27, 2017, at Coastal Hospice by the Lake.

Born June 13, 1913 in Somerset County, she was the daughter of the late Horace E. and Henrietta Wright Pusey. She was a retired cafeteria worker.

She is survived by her daughter, Shirley [...]

Linwood Meredith “Murdock” Holland

Linwood Meredith “Murdock” Holland of Rumbley passed away at PRMC Friday, February 24, 2017 after a brief fight with cancer.  He was surrounded by the people that loved him most; son David Holland, daughter Paula Fisher and her husband Lance, grandchildren Leah Hammond, Boone Tunney and Hunter Holland, Brother-in-law Harry Hall and his wife Cathy, [...]

Charles K. Shockey

Charles Kenneth Shockey, 79, of Chance, passed away on Friday, February 17, 2017 at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury, Md.

He was born in Baltimore on February 8, 1938 to the late Kenneth & Frances Tyler Shockey. Charles was an electrician having worked for Bethlehem Steel, U.S. Coast Guard, Marine Corp., and David Taylor [...]

Mary Angela Byrd

On Sunday, February 5, 2017 Mary Angela Byrd soared as a beautiful bird from the arms of loved ones on earth.  She joined her father, the Reverend Charles Willard Byrd.  Angela made this transition by the waters of her home in Chance, at 4:46 pm, just in time to paint the sunset. She was 56.


Cynthia J. Cole

Cynthia J. Cole, 61, passed away Tuesday, February 7, 2017 after a brief illness at Deer’s Head Hospital in Salisbury, Md. where she had resided since 2009. Prior to her illness, Cindy had lived in Salisbury & Florida.

She was born in Salisbury to the late Ronald Powell and the late Serena Bozman Parsons. Cindy [...]

Peggy Jean Merritt

Peggy Jean Merritt, 66 of here passed away Friday, February 3, 2017 at Peninsula Regional Medical Center.

She was born on July 11, 1950 to the late Louis W. and Esther Mae Smith Courts. Peggy was an administrative assistant for Health South for 19 years and worked for many years at Mercantile/PNC bank. She served [...]

Thomas F. Corcoran Sr.

Westover- Thomas Francis Corcoran, Sr. of here, passed away Saturday, February 4, 2017 at Coastal Hospice by the Lake in Salisbury, Md.

He was born in Baltimore, Md., on January 28, 1930 to the late William Cullin and Agatha Kionis Corcoran. Tom was a proud U.S. Marine veteran and worked as a salesman for various [...]