Carolyn Elizabeth Henshaw

Carolyn Elizabeth Henshaw
B: 1930 
D: 1993 
M: Stanley Cochrane Sterling

Carolyn Elizabeth Henshaw     [ID 02168] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Jan 11 1930.1  

She married Stanley Cochrane Sterling.2  Stanley, son of Arlie Graham Sterling & Ada Cochrane, was born Dec 11 1926, Crisfield, Somerset County, Maryland.1,3  Child:2,3

Mary Elizabeth "Betsy" Sterling; married Jack Merklein Jr.

Carolyn Elizabeth Henshaw died Mar 11 1993.1,3  

Stanley remarried to Patsy Milbourne.3  

Stanley died Dec 12 2003, at his home, Crisfield, Somerset County, Maryland; age 77.1,3  

Stanley's obituary was published in the "Delaware Wave" (Bethany Beach, Delaware) on December 14, 2003:3

CRISFIELD -- Stanley Cochrane Sterling, 77, of Crisfield died suddenly Friday, Dec. 12, 2003, of an apparent heart attack at his home.  

Born in Crisfield Dec. 11, 1926, he was a son of the late Arlie Graham Sr. and Ada Cochrane Sterling.  His first wife, Carolyn E. Henshaw Sterling, preceded him in death March 11, 1993.  

He was a retired co-owner of John T. Handy Seafood Co. in Crisfield and a member of St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Marion Station.  

He is survived by his devoted wife, Patsy Milbourne Sterling, at home in Crisfield; his loving daughter and son-in-law, Betsy Sterling Merklein and Jack Merklein Jr. of Manassas, Va.; two brothers and their wives, Arlie Graham Jr. and Judith Sterling of Norfolk, Mass., and Joseph C. and Ruth Ellen Sterling of Crisfield; one sister, Ada V. Sterling Ammerman of Yorktown, Pa.; and several nieces and nephews.  

In addition to his parents and his first wife, he was preceded in death by a brother, Dr. James A. Sterling, who died May 4, 1996.  

A memorial service will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Marion Station.  The Rev. William Truitt will officiate.  An urn interment will follow in the St. Paul's Episcopal Church Cemetery.  The family will receive friends in the parish house next to the church following the committal service.  

Memorial contributions are requested to be sent to Lower Somerset County Ambulance and Rescue Squad, LSCARS, PO Box 406, Crisfield, Md. 21817 or to St. Paul's Episcopal Church Memorial Fund, c/o William Martin Atkins, 26417 Silver Lane, Crisfield, Md. 21817.  

Arrangements are being handled by Bradshaw & Sons Funeral Home in Crisfield.

Social Security information for Carolyn Elizabeth Henshaw: 214-42-9529

Social Security information for Stanley Cochrane Sterling: 218-20-9308

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  1. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See:
  2. Brenneman database:
  3. Obituary of Stanley Cochrane Sterling; "Delaware Wave", Dec 14 2003;
    United States Obituary Collection;

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