Tag: Onancock

Staff Report — Virginia State Police were called Jan. 9, around 9:50 p.m., to investigate a two-vehicle crash that resulted in a single fatality. The crash occurred on Route 718 (Savageville Road), south of Route 639 (Dogwood Drive), in Melfa. Preliminary investigations reveal that the driver of a 1988 Chevrolet Silverado, 32-year-old...
Ms. Rita C. Scharwath Joyce, 90, went home to be with the Lord on Dec. 27, 2021, at her daughter’s home in Onancock. She was born April 30, 1931, in Orange, N.J., to Elizabeth and Clemmons Scharwath. She is predeceased by her parents; her infant daughter, Debra Lee Danziger; and...
Mrs. Olive T. Custis, 94 of Onancock, passed away Monday, Dec. 20, 2021, at Catered Living Assisted Care in Ocean Pines, Md., with her twin daughters at her side. She joins her predeceased husband, John Q. Custis, and close relatives of the Custis and Michell families. She leaves behind a...
By Connie Morrison — Onancock  is  definitely  a  hot  spot  for  Christmas  lights.  This  Christmas  town is incandescent. Entering  Onancock  on  Market  Street  from  U.S.  Route  13,  it’s  hard  to  miss the glow of an entire block on Hall Street, on the left just before the car wash. Residents on both...
By Carol Vaughn — Onancock officials held a public hearing on an application to rezone 7 Hartman Avenue for multifamily residential use. The current owners, the Eastern Shore Coalition Against Domestic Violence, uses the property for multifamily use, but as a group home, it was not required to be rezoned. “They are...
Mrs. Nancy Bonniwell, 88, wife of the late Edwin Marshall and the late Thomas Sidney Bonniwell Sr. and a resident of Onancock, formerly of Exmore, passed away Saturday, Dec. 18, 2021, at her residence. A native of Willis Wharf, she was the daughter of the late Milford Thomas Smith...
Ms. Barbara Ann Grimes, of North Chesterfield, Va., formerly of the Shore, peacefully passed away Sunday, Dec. 12, 2021, at Shore Memorial Hospital in Onancock. Born in Accomac, Barbara was the beloved daughter of Mary F. Blake-Turner and Charles Holly. During her early years of her career, she secured a...
Mr. Eugene C. Taylor, of Onancock, departed this life Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2021, at his residence. Born in Bayside, Eugene was the beloved son of Esther Taylor and the late Eugene Davis. He was affectionately known as “Jack” by his family and friends. In later years, Jack relocated to New...