Sadie Lenora Mountcastle, 84, of Bethany Beach, Del., passed away Saturday, July 17, 2010, at the Hospice Center in Centreville, Md., after a two year battle with neck cancer. She was an avid collector of dolls and master of crossword puzzles. In the spring, neighbors were bound to find her tending her abundant garden. Family and friends will always treasure the memory of her loving nature, genuine compassion for others and engaging stories.
Mountcastle was preceded in death by her husband, John Andrew Mountcastle, and her parents, Mary Lenora Walsh and Benjamin Franklin Walsh. She is survived by her sister, Lula Mae Lohman; daughter, Gay Northedge; son, Gary Mountcastle; son-in-law, Robert Northedge; daughter-in-law, Janet Mountcastle; grandchildren Dawn Northedge, Eric Northedge and Jacquelyn Mountcastle; grandaughter-in-law Jerri Northedge; and great-grandchildren Patience Northedge, Catherine Northedge and Caroline Northedge.
A celebration of Mountcastle’s life was set for Wednesday, July 28, at 11 a.m. at Oyster Cove Club House, Oyster Cove Drive, Grasonville, Md. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Hospice of Queen Ann’s, Centreville, 255 Comet Drive, Centreville, MD 21617 or the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 163, Salisbury, MD, 21803.