Funeral Homes in Childs, MD


Below you fill find all funeral homes and cemeteries in or near Childs.

Zip codes in the city: 21916.

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Childs is an unincorporated community in Cecil County, Maryland, United States. Childs was originally known as Spring Hill. Childs is the location of the Oblates of St. Francis de Sales. The Shrine of our Lady of the Highways is visible from Interstate 95. The Shrine is dedicated to the memory of three people who died as a result of a nearby car crash in 1968.The Little Elk Creek winds through Childs, parallel to Blue Ball Road.Childs is named after George W. Childs, an owner of the Philadelphia Public Ledger. In 1886, Childs purchased the Marley Paper Mills to support his newspaper operations.A train station called \"Childs Station\" opened in 1886 on the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad line.The Childs Post Office was established in 1887, and has been housed in at least three locations since that time. The zip code is 21916. The Post Office is currently located on Blue Ball Road, just north of the intersection of Childs and Blue Ball Road. At one time it was housed in the Old Childs Store, located at the northwest corner of what is now Childs, Star Route and Blue Ball Roads. The Old Childs Store is now an antique and art store. The third location was in a small one room building. In 1985, Childs was the location for the first issue of a six-cent tricycle stamp. A forgery of the first day of issue bearing a Childs postmark can be found on display at the Smithsonian.Dr. Richard C. Brookings and Mary Carter, the parents of Robert Brookings, founder of the Brookings Institution, were from the Childs area.Confederate General William W. Mackall grew up in Childs at the Wilna, a home said to date to 1740. Richard Mackall, William W. Mackall's brother, was born at the Wilna and was a dentist and member of the Maryland General Assembly.There is a Potter's Field located on Childs Road near the present day Mt. Aviat Academy. There is a stone on the southern side of Childs Road that notes the location and dates of active use of the burial ground. The Potter's Field was also the site of a public execution in 1879.

Childs Obituaries

It was disclosed by Frederick News-Post on May 9th, 2013 that Madolyn Mae "Lynn" Leatherman (Altman) passed away in Childs, Maryland.  Ms. Leatherman was 87 years old and was born in Washington, DC.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Madolyn Mae "Lynn"'s life.

Krienen-Griffith Incorporated

Krienen-Griffith Funeral Home began as a partnership in 1917 by two brothers, Carl H. Krienen and William J. Krienen. The company, at that time, was known as Krienen Brothers Funeral Home. In 1917, Krienen Brothers was located at 1216 Conrad...

House of Wright Mortuary

The House of Wright Mortuary was established on August 9, 1987 in Wilmington, DE. It opened it's doors to the public and held a dedication ceremony at 2:30 p.m. The location of 208 East 35th Street was now home to The House of Wright Mortuary....

Faries Funeral Directors Incorporated

Faries Funeral Home, located in historic Smyrna, Delaware has been recently renovated and expanded and is the areas largest and most modern funeral establishment including a state of the art beautifully decorated funeral chapel with a seating...

Nearby Funeral Homes for Childs

Arcaro Funeral Home
2309 Lancaster Ave
Wilmington, DE 19805
Bell J Llewellyn Memorial Chapell
4201 N Washington St
Wilmington, DE 19802
Chandler Funeral Homes
2506 Concord Pike
Wilmington, DE 19803
Congo Funeral Home
2901 W 2nd St
Wilmington, DE 19805
Corleto-Latina Funeral Home
808 N Union St
Wilmington, DE 19805
Cremation Service of Delaware
519 Philadelphia Pike
Wilmington, DE 19809
Crouch Funeral Home
127 S Main St
North East, MD 21901
Dale Mayer Crematory Incorporated
1005 Elkton Rd
Newark, DE 19711
Faries Funeral Directors Incorporated
29 S Main St
Smyrna, DE 19977
Fellows Helfenbein & Newnam
226 E Main St
Cecilton, MD 21913
Gebhart Funeral Homes
3401 Philadelphia Pike
Claymont, DE 19703
Gebhart Funeral Homes
531 Delaware St
New Castle, DE 19720
Gee Funeral Home
259 E Main St
Elkton, MD 21921
Hicks Home for Funerals PA
103 W Stockton St
Elkton, MD 21921
House of Wright Mortuary
208 E. 35th St.
Wilmington, DE 19802
House of Wright Mortuary
105 E 35th St
Wilmington, DE 19802
John F Yasik & Son Incorporated
607 S Harrison St
Wilmington, DE 19805
Krienen-Griffith Incorporated
34 W 6th St
New Castle, DE 19720
Krienen-Griffith Incorporated
1400 Kirkwood Hwy
Wilmington, DE 19805
Matthews-Bryson Funeral Home
123 W Commerce St
Smyrna, DE 19977
Mealey Funeral Homes
2509 Limestone Rd
Wilmington, DE 19808
New Castle Cremation Service LLC
Po Box 342
New Castle, DE 19720
Patterson Funeral Home
1493 Clayton St
Perryville, MD 21903
Robert T Foard Jr Funeral Home
318 George St
Chesapeake City, MD 21915
Rostocki Funeral Home
741 S Broom St
Wilmington, DE 19805
Ryland Funeral Home
9 W 30th St
Wilmington, DE 19802
Spicer Mullikin Funeral Homes
121 W Park Pl
Newark, DE 19711
Strano-Feeley Funeral Association
635 Churchmans Rd
Newark, DE 19702
Tlw Family Service Incorporated
736 E Lancaster Ave
Downingtown, PA 19335
Yasik Funeral Home
801 Capitol Trl
Newark, DE 19711

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