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Frances Fitzhugh

December 16, 1938 — September 28, 2015

Frances Fitzhugh


Frances E. Fitzhugh, 76, of Church Creek, MD passed away Monday, September, 28, 2015 at University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore.
Born in Vienna on December 16, 1938, she was one of two daughters of the late Addie Jones Oliphant and Russell Franklin Oliphant. She attended the local schools and graduated from North Dorchester High School with the class of 1956. On November 30, 1957 she became the bride of Ernest “Ernie” Levin Fitzhugh. They enjoyed almost 58 years of marriage. Together they enjoyed traveling, either in a vehicle or on motorcycles that they both loved. An avid animal lover, she was passionate about care and treatment of all animals.
Miss Frances, as she was affectionately known by the locals of Church Creek, served as its Postmaster for 30 years. She retired in 1997. After retiring she and Ernie enjoyed spending time at their second home in Sebring, Florida. She was a member of White Haven United Methodist Church, former member of Church Creek Volunteer Fire Company Auxiliary and the ASPCA.
Surviving besides her husband Ernie is a son Ernest L. Fitzhugh, Jr. and his wife Donna of Long Island, New York; daughter Kelly Fitzhugh of Church Creek; sister, Iris A. Mowbray of Cambridge; brother in law Carlton Fitzhugh and wife Helen of Sebring, Florida; sister in law Ruth Ann Andrews of Salisbury along with a number of nieces and nephews.
A graveside memorial service will be held Saturday, October 3, 2015 beginning 1:00 p.m. at Old Trinity Church Cemetery. Officiating will be Rev. A. Delmer Willey assisted by Rev. Dr. Robert Kirkley. The family will receive friends the hour prior to the service. Interment will follow in the cemetery.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations in memory of Frances can be made to either Baywater Animal Rescue, 4930 Bucktown Road, Cambridge, MD 21613; Talbot County Humane Society, P.O. Box 1143, Easton, MD 21601; White Haven United Methodist Church, c/o Mrs. Jeanne Ewell, 5134 Paw Paw Print Road, Cambridge, MD; ASPCA, 22918 DuPont Blvd, Georgetown, DE 19947 or Church Creek Volunteer Fire Company, P.O. Box 16, Church Creek, MD 21622.
Arrangements entrusted to Newcomb and Collins Funeral Home, P.A., Cambridge.
To share memories or send online condolences visit www.newcombcollins.com

Graveside Service

1:00 p.m. ,Saturday, October 3, 2015
Old Trinity Church
1716 Taylors Island Rd Church Creek, MD, Dorchester 21622

Interment

1:30 p.m. ,Saturday, October 3, 2015
Old Trinity Church
1716 Taylors Island Rd Church Creek, MD, Dorchester 21622
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