Gary Charles Bosley
Gary Charles Bosley, 62, of Rising Sun, MD, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, July 18, 2016 at his residence. Born June 2, 1954 in Hanover, PA, he was the son of Helen Rose Harvey Hines of Edgewood, MD, and the late Joseph Bosley Jr.
Mr. Bosley was a member of Calvary Chapel of Delta, Delta, PA, and STAR Touring and Riding No. 262 of Central, MD. He was employed as a scientist by J.M. Huber of Havre de Grace, MD.
Mr. Bosley is survived by his wife, Rhoda Tecci Bosley of Rising Sun, MD; daughter, Holly Ann Bosley of Rising Sun; adopted son, Garrett Francis Genery of Bear, DE; six grandchildren; three great grandchildren; brothers, Ralph J. Bosley and Richard Bradley; sisters, Joan Cregar and Sara Taylor.
In addition to his father, Mr. Bosley was preceded in death by his daughter, Melissa Suzanne Bosley.
Memorial contributions may be made to Amedisys Hospice in care of Lee A. Patterson & Son Funeral Home, P.A., P.O. Box 766, Perryville, MD 21903-0766.
Funeral services are scheduled for Saturday, July 23, 11 a.m. at the Lee A. Patterson & Son Funeral Home, P.A., Perryville, MD. Visitation for family and friends will be held Friday, July 22, 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. at the funeral home. Pastor Doug McClean of Calvary Chapel of Delta, Delta, PA, will officiate. Interment will be in Brookview Cemetery, Rising Sun, MD.
Arrangements by Lee A. Patterson & Son Funeral Home, P.A., Perryville, MD.
www.pattersonfuneralhome md.com Elkton. She became a stayat-home mom when her son was born, returning to work when he entered the first grade. Mrs. Holmes retired from the Cecil County Board of Education after 30 years of service, where she worked as an Instructional Assistant/Paraprofessional for North East Elementary, Charlestown Elementary, Holly Hall and Thomson Estates Elementary schools. She loved helping children.
As a child, Mrs. Holmes loved spending holidays with family in North Carolina and Bel Air, MD. Summer was her favorite time of the year, although she always made Christmastime very special for everyone. She enjoyed traveling, camping, shopping, cooking and crafts. Mrs. Holmes was very patriotic and a wonderful friend and prayer warrior for so many. She was very artistic and enormously giving with sending cards, presents and crocheted crosses. In addition to being extremely compassionate, she was also a great deal of fun. For many years, Mrs. Holmes was involved in the nursery ministry, as well as the Primetimers Ministry for senior citizens at First Assembly of God Church (now Five Rivers Church) in Elkton. She was also a member of the Elkton Church of God. She had a heart for missions, children, and for Jerusalem.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Holmes was preceded in death by her husband of 47 years, Gary W. Holmes, Sr., who passed away in 2014, as well as grandparents and friends who have been waiting for her in Heaven.
Mrs. Holmes is survived by her devoted son, Gary W. Holmes, Jr., Elkton, MD; loving sister, Marji Stancill Entler and husband, David, Townsend, DE; aunt, Ruth Amoroso, Newark, DE; uncle, Dr. John C. Baylis, Vorhees, NJ, and their families who were very special to her. She often referred to her cousin, Carroll Amoroso, as her little brother. She is also survived by many nieces, nephews, wonderful cousins from South Carolina, North Carolina, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware and Maryland, as well as many dear friends, including her friend of 51 years, Barbara Matheny, Flagstaff, AZ, her daily prayer and talking buddy, AnnMarie Gawyrch, Elkton, MD, her caregiver, Phyllis Scarberry, and her two little furry friends, Joey and Mandie. Other friends include, Janet Truitt, Linda Truitt, Frances Grey, Barbara Radcliff, Helen Arrants, Aunt Odessa Hawley, Marlyn Lively, Peggy Pepper, Joan Fersch, Debby Ray, Loretta Molitor, Robin Borkowski, Donna Wood, Vickie Pugh, Rebecca Head, Brenda Ramey, and so many others.
Special thanks to the kind staff of Union Hospital’s ICU Unit 3, and the special staff at Christiana Care Cardiac ICU, 2nd Floor (especially Ken, Tami and Dr. Ryan).
Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, July 23, 2016, at Five Rivers Church, 290 White Hall Road, Elkton, MD 21921, where visitation will begin at 9 a.m. Interment will be in Gilpin Manor Memorial Park, Elkton.
Flowers are welcome; however, contributions may be made to Five Rivers Church (the Missions Fund or the Primetimers Ministry), in care of the church at the above address.
hickshomeforfunerals.com the Banking and Trust Company of Elkton, Home Extension Services of Elkton, Bainbridge Naval Training Center, Walter Cooling in the Savings and Loan Association, Cooling’s Hardware Store in Chesapeake City, and as Executive Secretary for the Cecil County Board of Education Superintendent of Schools where she worked for three different Superintendents.
Bertha moved to Chesapeake City, MD, in 1937 where she resided for the rest of her life. She was a member of Elk Mills United Methodist Church as a child and then joined Trinity United Methodist Church upon her move to Chesapeake City, remaining active with various groups within the church. Bertha’s greatest joy in life was spending cherished time with her family.
Bertha is survived by her daughter, Barbara S. Dean of Chesapeake City, MD; son-in-law, Greg Claypool of Louisville, KY; sister, Frances Astle of Oxford, PA; five grandchildren: Michael Mabry and wife, Marcia, John Mabry and wife, Ann, Jennifer Mabry, Devin Claypool and wife, Shannon, and Lynnelle Morgan and husband, Michael; 12 great-grandchildren: Casey Mabry, Cayla Mabry, Trevor Long, Olivia Long, Emma Long, J.T. Mabry, Dani Mabry, Nicki Mabry, Sami Mabry, Finley, Sawyer and Blythe Claypool.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, John A. Sager, and her daughter, Mary S. Claypool, as well as sisters, Violet Hartman, Barbara Breitenbach and brothers Albert and Walter Jackson.
The family would like to thank the many people who helped care for our mother during her many years of illness.
A celebration of Bertha’s life will be held at 12 p.m. on Friday, July 22 at Trinity United Methodist Church, 450 3rd St., Chesapeake City, MD 21915, where friends and family may visit beginning at 11 a.m. Burial will follow the service at Bethel Cemetery.
Contributions in Bertha’s honor may be made payable to “Trinity United Methodist Church” or “Chesapeake City Little League” and sent care of R.T. Foard Funeral Home, P.A., P.O. Box 248, Rising Sun, MD 21911.
To send condolences, please visit www.rtfoard.com.
R.T. Foard Funeral Home, P.A. A Life Celebration ® Home Foley (Eric) of Davenport, WA. She is also survived by 13 grandchildren and by two sisters, Nora Henderson (Linn) of Palm City, FL and Rose Schultz (Jeff) of Middletown, DE, as well as brothers James Jr. (Rose) of Bear, DE, George of Newark, DE, William (Tina) of Middletown, DE and Harry (Celeste) of Lewis, DE and a host of Christian brothers and sisters in faith.
Funeral services will be held at the Old Apostolic Lutheran Church at 35900 SR25 N. Davenport, WA, on Saturday, July 23, 2 p.m. with interment in the church cemetery immediately following the service.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Old Apostolic Lutheran Church at P.O. Box 74, Davenport, WA 99122.
Arrangements by Strate Funeral Home in Davenport, WA.