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Carolyn "Becky" Bradshaw

Carolyn “Becky” Bradshaw, 82, of Cambridge, Maryland passed away from this earth on June 25, 2020 at her home in Cambridge with her family and friends by her side.

Becky worked for many years for Western Publishing and the Eastern Shore State Hospital where she retired.  After her retirement, she worked at the cafeteria at CSD.  She attended the Cambridge Wesleyan Church for many decades.  She also loved playing bingo with her “bingo buddies”.

She has joined in heaven with Richard “Dickie” Bradshaw, who she married in August of 1958, her mother Pearl Murphy, her father George Murphy, Jr., siblings George “El” Murphy, Conrad Murphy, O’Neil Murphy, Otis Murphy, Bernice Meredith, Betty Jean Murphy, Elouise Abbott and nephew Mark Holotik.

Becky is survived by her son Ricky Sr. and his wife Dawn; her grandchildren Ricky A. Bradshaw, Jr., Joshua R. Bradshaw and Jamie N. Petza.  Also, her loving sister Amanda Lee Holotik; nieces Debbie Sparks, Donna Todd and Arlene Meredith; nephews Johnny Holotik, Robert Holotik, Tommy Holotik  and several other nieces and nephews along with her special “sister” Sharon Clark.  Also, her step-grandchildren Chris Hall (Sarah) their children Ryleigh and Caleb, Bryan Cheezum(Nikki) their daughter Brooklyn and Travis Cheezum.  She idolized her great granddaughter Kyleigh Bradshaw, the daughter of Tisha Russell and Ricky Jr.  She spent every available moment with her little Kyleigh "poo".

A walk-through viewing will be held on Friday, July 3, 2020 from 11:00 a.m.-12:00p.m. at Newcomb and Collins Funeral Home, 308 High Street, Cambridge, MD.  A graveside funeral service will follow beginning 1:00 p.m. at the East New Market Cemetery with Pastor Jack Diehl officiating.

Serving as pallbearers will be Tommy Holotik, Johnny Holotik, Doug Abbott, Edward Phillips, Richard Willey and Bryan Cheezum.    Serving posthumously is Tom Todd and Amos Meredith.

Memorial contributions in Becky’s memory can be sent to Cambridge Wesleyan Church c/o Doris Braschier, 1103 Race Street, Cambridge, MD 21613.

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John&Gloria McWilliams

John&Gloria McWilliams Jul 3 2020 12:00 AM

I am so sorry to hear about Becky. We spent a lot of time together a while back. I went to Church with her every Sunday for a year. I thought a lot of her.

Margaret Hill Jul 2 2020 12:00 AM

I am so sadden about Beckys passing. My deepest and sincere condolences to all the family and friends of Becky Bradshaw. She will be highly missed by all who knew her She was a sweet and caring lady and everyone loved her that knew her.She was a dear friend of mine since I was 20 years old God bless you all. Darlene Patrick Chapman

Darlene Patrick Chapman Jul 1 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Carolyn Bradshaw

Robert W. Bullen Jun 30 2020 12:00 AM

Ricky & Family:So Sorry for your loss. MACK always enjoyed her visit to The Party at your house. In my travels around town & sometimes out of town I would hear "hey girl & when I turned around there was Becky, eyes sparkling & a big grin. She was so kind & loved everyone. To A fellow " Downhomer" REST IN PEACE!MACK & PEGGY MACLAUCHLAN

Peggy MacLauchlan Jun 30 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Carolyn Bradshaw

Judi Keene Jenkins Jun 30 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Carolyn Bradshaw

g .wayne foxwell Jun 30 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Carolyn Bradshaw

timothy foxwell / kansas Jun 30 2020 12:00 AM

She was a wonderful lady.

Sharon Tortello Jun 30 2020 12:00 AM

We are very sorry for your loss. When I think about Becky I think about my wedding and bingo. Great memories.

Dennis, Kathi and Kenneth Bradford Jun 29 2020 12:00 AM

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