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John G. North (a/k/a Johnny), age 93, of Cambridge, died, Wednesday, December 21, 2011 at Chesapeake Woods Center, Cambridge, MD.
Born on January 10, 1918 in Drawbridge, Dorchester County, he was the son of the late George R. North and Lula Abbott North.
On November 28, 1942, he married the former Margaret Elizabeth Parks who is deceased.
Johnny worked on the family farm and was a waterman by trade. His favorite hobby was building miniature boats.
Johnny was a faithful and devoted member of the Souls Harbor Church of God, Cambridge, MD
Surviving is a sister Ruth Hurst-Conway of Georgetown, DE; and several nieces and nephews.
Preceeding him in death besides his parents and wife is a brother Herbert North Sr.; three sisters Inez Travers, Helen Dixon and Lois Smack.
A funeral service will be held at 1p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 27th, at the Newcomb and Collins Funeral Home, P.A. (formerly Curran-Bromwell) in Cambridge. Officiating at the service will be Pastor Mark Donovan, Pastor of Souls Harbor Church of God. Visitation will be held one hour prior to service. At a later time burial will be held at Dorchester Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, memorial offerings may be made in Johnny’s memory to the Souls Harbor Church of God, 718 Peachblossom Ave. Cambridge, MD 21613.
To send online condolences, visit www.newcombcollins.com
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Mrs. Pat Hurley What a blessing lt was to visit with Mr. North . Ms Phyllis and I went there to be a blessing to him but we came away being blessed ourself . Thank you my friend ! 12/27/2011 bonnie foxwell knew mr john from cheasapeake woods when i use to work there.If you knew him any woman that walked by he would holler "hey baby".I would go in just to talk to him he always made me smile.He would say a prayer for me when my back was hurting and tell me it was going to be ok. I know hes with the father now and at peace.God bless you all and it was a pleasure to have known him 12/26/2011 Renee Hurst Stockwell Uncle Johnny was such a wonderful and kind man. He always had a smile on his face and spring in his step. I loved hearing the stories he would tell growing up about his life on the farm and the water. And what a life he had. I will miss him very much and I know he is in heaven and I will see him again. Rest in Peace uncle Johnny. 12/23/2011
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