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Harry Sleighter Elzey, 83 of Golden Hill passed away Sunday, March 18, 2012 at the Nanticoke Memorial Hospital, Seaford, DE.
Born at Blackwater January 11, 1929, Harry was the son of the late Olin and Cecilia Elzey.
He is survived by his wife Patricia Goslin Elzey, their two sons; Richard Olin Elzey of Golden Hill and William Kim Allen Elzey of Cambridge, along with 4 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. Also surviving are sisters Margaret Bennett, Florence Elzey and Peggy Ruark, brothers Allen Elzey and Bud Elzey.
For over 30 years Harry worked as a caretaker for the R.R.M. Carpenter Jr. and will always be remembered for his love of gardening, wildlife and one of the most experienced trappers that ever worked the marshes of Dorchester County. Harry was a gentle easy going man with a warm smile. He will be greatly missed by his family and many friends.
Graveside funeral services will be held Friday, March 23, 2012 beginning 2 pm at the Dorchester Memorial Park, Cambridge. Officiating will be nephew Joe Ruark accompanied by Wm. Kim Elzey. Interment will follow.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in his memory can be sent to St. John’s United Methodist Church, c/o Doris K. Lewis 3347 Golden Hill Rd., Church Creek, MD 21622
Arrangements entrusted to the Newcomb and Collins Funeral Home, P.A., Cambridge.
To send online condolences please visit www.newcombcollins.com
Born: January 11, 1929
Death: March 18, 2012
Posted by: Wayne and Colleen Bromwell So sorry about your Dad. Please know we are keeping you in our prayers. 03/28/2012 Posted by: A seaton To The Elzey Family: I wish to extend my condolence: To Lose a loved one in death can be one of the worse emotional experience we have to face. But the Bible truths lessen the sorrow and grief. For it tells us why we are dying and the hope for the death. Romans 5 12 . Tells us why man is dying. John 5 28, 29 gives hope for the dead. Finally Isa 25 8,9 tells of a time when death will be swallowed up . I encourage you to read the Bible, Always go to God in prayer. Again I send my condolences 03/24/2012 Posted by: Joe Ruark So many great memories from Uncle Harry who had that rare trait of unconditional love for all. He lived Jesus. 03/24/2012 Posted by: Nancy Dayton Cantville Kim & Family So sorry to hear of your loss. May God give you the strength to get you through this difficult time. Sincerely, 03/23/2012 Posted by: Marlene Adkins Windsor Miss Patsy, Kim, and family....I am so sorry for your loss of Mr. Harry. Hold your memories close in your hearts and he will be with you forever. My deepest condolences to all. 03/23/2012 Posted by: Beth & Bryan Abbott We are truly sorry to hear of Mr. Harrys passing. He was a great man that will be missed by many. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family. 03/22/2012 Posted by: Betsy LeCompte Elzey Family, Sending prayers to all of you and lifting you up to GOD, that he may comfort you and walk beside you during your time of sorrow. Blessed are the many memories of your loved one that you will hold dear to your hearts and in your minds reflect upon always. 03/22/2012 Posted by: Kitty Henry Cannon Deepest Sympathy to all of the family. Always so very sad to lose someone you love. 03/22/2012 Posted by: Cheryl Bramble To the Elzey Family: Thoughts and prayers for everyone at this time of sorrow. God has received another angel that will be watching over all of you. May God Bless. 03/21/2012 Posted by: Steve Lewis & Janie Elliott We were very sorry to hear of your loss. He might be gone but in your hearts he will always remain. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. 03/21/2012 Posted by: Levin & Effie Elzey Dear family, We are sorry to hear of Harry's death. May God bless you with the strength & purpose to remember him. May His promise: Isaiah 40:31 be granted to each of you. 03/20/2012 Posted by: EDDIE & PHYLLIS JMES DEAR PATSY AND FAMILY: KNOW THAT OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU AT THIS DIFFICULT TIME. WE LOVE YOU AND GOD LOVES YOU. PHYLLIS 03/20/2012 Posted by: Tammy Wielgosz Sorry for you loss Thoughts and prayers are with you and your family 03/20/2012 Posted by: Linda & Jackie Phillips Simply can't find the words to express our feelings. Everyone is in our thoughts & prayers. 03/20/2012 Posted by: Nancy and Bernie Hajek We are so sorry for your loss. Memories last a life time, and sustain us when one passes on. I know you all have those memories. 03/20/2012 Posted by: Judi Keene Jenkins I was very saddened to hear of Harry's passing. I have only wonderful fond memories of him. His wonderful smile and disposition will live forever in my memories. He ran the race bravely and he will live forever in our memories. My condolences to all of his family. You are in my thoughts and prayers. 03/19/2012 Posted by: Dwane & Cindy Paul We are so sorry for your loss. Mr. Harry was truly a wonderful person and will be sadly missed. 03/19/2012 Posted by: Jimmie Long Great man will be missed by many. 03/19/2012 Posted by: Leroy & Cindy Bell Very sorry to hear about Uncle Harry. He was a good man and I will always remember how good he was to me when I was little, when I stayed there. Love and prayers. 03/19/2012 Posted by: Barbara Mills I am so sorry and mygirls and I extend our deepest sympathy. Love,Barbara 03/19/2012
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