James Howard Steven­son


In lieu of flow­ers, con­tri­bu­tions may be made in Pa­trick’s mem­ory to the Gift of Life Donor Pro­gram, 401 N. 3rd Street, Philadel­phia, PA 19123.

To sign guest­book, spicer­mul­likin.com visit: Al­berta Mink of

MD, passed away sur­rounded by her lov­ing fam­ily on Mon­day, Jan­uary 7, 2019. She was born in Kem­blesville, PA, on April 18, 1923, to the late Harry Lee Swain and Anna Swain.

She grad­u­ated from Goldey-Bea­com Col­lege and then worked as a book­keeper. Later, Lil­lian was a sec­re­tary at the Univer­sity of Delaware. She was an ac­tive mem­ber of Zion United Methodist Church.

A pro­lific writer, Lil­lian was a pub­lished poet, and wrote let­ters to fam­ily and friends. She en­joyed play­ing cards and ta­ble games. She en­joyed trav­el­ing with her hus­band in their RV, and would of­ten spend the win­ter in Florida. Lil­lian was a huge fan of the Bal­ti­more Ori­oles. She was a feisty and in­de­pen­dent per­son with a won­der­ful sense of hu­mor. Lil­lian was loved by ev­ery­one that was lucky enough to know her, was an in­spi­ra­tion to many, and will be dearly missed.

Lil­lian is sur­vived by two sons: James E. Mink Jr. (Pa­tri­cia); Gary E. Mink (Re­becca); six grand­chil­dren: Jen­nifer Ket­telkamp (Scott), Eric Mink (Jen), Lau­ren Slater (Dwight), Ryan Mink (Kristin), Sa­muel Mink, Simeon Mink; eight great grand­chil­dren; sib­lings: Ruth Un­der­wood, Irene Redding, and Earl Swain.

In ad­di­tion to her par­ents, Lil­lian was pre­ceded in death by her hus­band, James E. Mink Sr.; sis­ter, Florence Tay­lor; and brother, Joseph Swain.

A vis­i­ta­tion will be held 6–8 p.m. on Fri­day, Jan­uary 11 at R.T. Foard Fu­neral Home, 111 S. Queen St., Ris­ing Sun, MD 21911. A Cel­e­bra­tion of Lil­lian’s Life will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Jan­uary 12 at Zion United Methodist Church, 94 Old Zion Rd., North East, MD 21901, where fam­ily and friends may be­gin vis­it­ing at 10 a.m. Burial will fol­low at Rose­bank Ceme­tery.

In lieu of flow­ers, memo­rial con­tri­bu­tions payable to “Zion United Methodist Church Schol­ar­ship Fund” and may be sent c/o fu­neral home, P.O. Box 248, Ris­ing Sun, MD 21911.

To send online con­do­lences, please visit: www.rt­foard. com. (Hen­drick­son)

R.T. Foard Fu­neral Home, P.A. A Life Cel­e­bra­tion ® Home

James Howard Steven­son, 75, passed the 6th Jan­uary, 2019 at his home in

MD peace­fully in his sleep. His Memo­rial will be held this Saturday, the 12th of Jan­uary, at Trin­ity United Methodist Church in Ch­e­sa­peake City, MD on 3rd Av­enue at 1 p.m.

James was born on the 30th of Au­gust, 1943 in Mt. Nebo, Penn­syl­va­nia, to Sa­muel and Dorothy Steven­son. He was pre­ceded in death by his wife, Carolyn (nee Rhoades); his brother, Ge­orge; and sis­ter, Janet. Lov­ing fa­ther of James and Craig, grand­fa­ther of Marissa, brother of Richard, mul­ti­ple broth­ers and sis­ters-in­law and un­cle to nu­mer­ous nieces and neph­ews.

He was well-loved and re­spected by the many friends he had made through­out his life, by his co-parish­ioners at Trin­ity United Methodist Church and his many col­leagues at the Paris Foun­da­tion in Elkton where he vol­un­teered. He was a re­tired mem­ber of Lo­cal 19 Sheet-Metal Work­ers Union in Philadel­phia

In lieu of flow­ers, please make a do­na­tion to the Paris Foun­da­tion in Elkton, MD.





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