Comer Family Album

"A Family Tradition"

Marion Pierce Comer


MARION PIERCE COMER - 1975                           1935                                            1941

   1948      Marion-Jim-Paul                                                               1957


Marion Pierce Comer was the 6th child of FLEMUEL COMER, who was the son of JOHN, who was son of
Jonathan, son of Richard, son of John, son of Robert - 1710

Marion was born August 21, 1908 in Troutdale, Va and died in Delta, Pa. Februrary 12, 1981.  Funeral was held
at Harkins Funeral Home in Delta, Pa.

Notes for Marion Pierce Comer:
General Notes:
Marion P. Comer, 72, of Delta RD 2, PA, died Thursday, Feb. 12, 1981, at home. He was the
husband of Clara C. Comer.
A former resident of Street, he resided in the Delta area for seven years. He was a retired
carpenter.
In addition to his wife, Mr. Comer is survived by four sons, Paul Comer and Robert Comer, both of
Delta, PA, James Comer of Brogue, PA, and Breece Comer of Pylesville; seven daughters, Lorraine
McGrady of Glen Burnie, Annabelle Daughton of Brogue, PA, Mary E. Collins of Windsor, PA,
Barbara Testerman of Darlington, Pearl L. Sturgis, Pauline Testerman and Patty Ruff, all of Delta, PA;
38 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; a sister, Charlotte Richardson of Jarrettsville; and four
brothers, James Comer of Street, George Comer of White Hall, Oscar Comer of Port Deposit and
Frank Comer of Baltimore.
Funeral services were conducted from the Harkins Funeral Home on February 16th with Rev. John
McKnight, assistant pastor of the Evangelical Methodist Church of Dublin officiating. Serving as
pallbearers were Samuel Daughton, Jr., Douglas McGrady, David McGrady, Tony Testerman, Jeff
Comer and Kelly Collins.

Marion married Clara Serena Cole on July 27, 1929 - Clara was born December 15, 1910 in Freeland Md. and
died at Manor Care in Dallastown, Pa.on November 23, 2004

         
     1920 - Carea School                                   Ernest Cole - Clara and siblings
 
   1948-Bobby-Clara-Pauline                                                      1965

              
                                 1970                                                                    1974

               1975                                              1978                                                               1980

Notes for Clara Serena Cole:
General Notes:
Clara S. Comer, 93, died Tuesday, November 23, 2004, at 12:20 p.m. at Manor Care, Dallastown.
She was the wife of Marion P. Comer who died on February 12, 1981.
Mrs. Comer was born December 15, 1910, in Freeland, Md. She was the daughter of the late
Ernest and Emma (Daily) Cole.
Mrs. Comer moved to Delta from Harford County, Maryland in 1974. She was an accomplished
seamstress, quilter, and gardener of house plants and flowers. Clara was the author of the book, "In
My Father's House" that was published in 1974. She had worked for Bata Shoe Company in the early
years of her adulthood. Mrs. Comer was a longtime member of Evangelical Methodist Church and
enjoyed her mission work that consisted of many personal touches including writing prison letters,
reaching out, and touching the lives of many. She was a Sunday School teacher for 22 years for the
second grade; for the sixth grade for six years; and was the pianist for the primary section for 28
years. She also was a member of the Ladies Group.
Mrs. Comer is survived by six daughters, Anna Belle Daughton of Brogue, Mary Elizabeth Collins
of Brogue, Pearl Leona Sturgis of Delta, Barbara Smith of Brogue, Pauline M. Testerman of Delta,
and Patti Peck of Airville; four sons, Paul Comer of Delta, James E. "Jimmy" Comer of Street, Md.,
Breece Comer of Pylesville, Md., and Robert Comer of Brogue; one sister, Mary McCleary of Fawn
Grove; 39 grandchildren; 65 great-grandchildren; and 28 great-great-grandchildren. She was
preceded in death by a daughter, Lorraine McGrady Plank on May 6, 2000; and a sister, Pearl Blevins
on April 7, 2000.
Funeral services will be held at Evangelical Methodist Church, 1736 Whiteford Road, Street, Md.,
Saturday at 11 a.m. Interment will be in Bel Air Memorial Gardens, Bel Air, Md. Friends and family
may call on Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Harkins Funeral Home, 600 Main St., Delta.
Memorial contributions may be made to Evangelical Methodist Church, P.O. Box 88, Darlington,
MD 21034; or Harford Christian School, P.O. Box 88, Darlington, MD 21034. Pallbearers will be
David McGrady, Samuel Daughton, Jr., Tony Testerman, Joseph B. Comer, Jr., Jerry Comer, Jeff
Comer, Kelly Collins, and Russell Comer.

Marion and Clara had eleven children:

Winnie Lorraine- b. April, 28 1930  - Died May 6, 2000
Marion Paul -      b. Sept 21, 1931 -   Died August 5, 2017
Anna Belle -        b. Oct. 11, 1933
Mary Elizabeth - b. Dec 7, 1935      -  Died  Feb 1, 2009
James Ernest -    b. Feb 28, 1938    - Died April 18, 2017
Pearl Leona -      b. Sept. 29, 1940
Joseph Breece -  b. Jan. 26, 1943
Barbara Louise - b. Dec. 7, 1944
Robert Garl -       b.Aug. 27, 1946
Pauline Hope -    b. Nov. 17, 1947
Peyton Blanche -b. Dec 9, 1951



              1980


        1975


         About 1970

         1968

        1957


Marion Pierce Comer and Clara Serena Cole were married on 27 Jul 1929 in Madonna, Harford
Co. Maryland. They had the following children:


 Winnie Lorraine Comer was born on 28 Apr 1930 in Carea, Harford Co., Maryland[2]. She
married Arnold Walthall McGrady on 08 Dec 1946 in Forest Hill, Harford Co., Maryland.
She died on 06 May 2000 in Seaford, Sussex Co., Delaware

CAREA SCHOOL                             Lorraine-Paul-Anna Belle                        Anna Belle - Lorraine

Great pic of Arnold & Lorraine -----------  (around 1946)

     ARNOLD - LORRAINE              1954 - Lorraine            Mary Libby                          Mother (Clara)

      1955-Lorraine-Faye                             Breece - Dickie                        1956  Mary Libby-Lorraine
Arnold Walthall McGrady (died Sept. 26, 2011) and Winnie Lorraine Comer were married on 08 Dec 1946 in Forest Hill,
Harford Co., Maryland. They had five children:

 Wanda Ruth McGrady was born on 04 May 1947 in Baltimore City, Maryland. She
married Melvin John Dehn on 23 Oct 1976 - One child

Douglas Arnold McGrady was born on 03 Aug 1950 in Lansdowne, Delaware Co.,
Pennsylvania. He married Judith Marie Stoner on 12 Jul 1975 in Glen Burnie, Howard
Co., Maryland - Four children.

 David Paul McGrady was born on 04 Nov 1951 in York, York Co., Pennsylvania  He
married Shirley Ann Duncan on 05 Apr 1969 in Walterboro, Colleton Co., South
Carolina.  Four children, one deceased.

 Emma.Faye McGrady was born on 01 Sep 1954 in Havre de Grace, Harford Co., Maryland
Married Alvin Ashe- Divorced.   Adopted Aaron and Andrew Smithson.

Richard Daniel McGrady was born on 24 Jan 1956 in Havre de Grace, Harford Co.,
Maryland.  He married Debra Jean McKenzie on 25 Sep 1974 in Baltimore City,
Maryland. Three children

 Wanda Ruth McGrady                Douglas Arnold McGrady                         Judy & Doug

Doug & Judy's grandaughter Juliette Noel                           David Paul McGrady & Family

    Emma Faye McGrady - Aaron-Andrew                              Richard Daniel McGrady & Family

   2011                               David & Shirley                       Debbie & Dickie
 
 Marion Paul Comer was born on 21 Sep 1931 in Norrisville, Harford Co., Maryland.
NATIONAL GUARD- 1953    -He married Mary Frances Wall in 1957. Divorced. 
Married Barbara Powers - Divorced.  *****Paul passed away on August 5, 2017

CAREA SCHOOL                                     Paul receives 10 yr pin at Aberdeen, Md

Paul sticking his tongue out in 1953 Nash Rambler convertible!


Paul - 2007                                               Bobby               Breece               Jimmy             Paul

.Anna Belle Comer was born on 11 Oct 1933 in Norrisville, Harford Co., Maryland  She
married Samuel Joseph Daughton on 21 Jan 1950 in Cardiff, Harford Co., Maryland

            CAREA SCHOOL                                Anna Belle with Guard at Rocks             Marion-Jim Daughton-Annette


             Anna Belle - 1950

Samuel (Jimmy) and Anna Belle had three children:
Brenda Lee Daughton was born on 24 Nov 1950 in Fountain Green, Harford Co.,
Maryland. She married James Lee Smithson on 12 Apr 1969. Two children. - Divorced -
Married Ken Null.

Samuel Joseph Daughton Jr. was born on 23 Sep 1952 in Baltimore City, Maryland.
He married Malea Denise Schilling on 01 May 1972.  Two children

 Mary Annette Daughton was born on 28 Aug 1958 in Havre de Grace, Harford Co.,
Maryland. She married Jerry Eugene Schuler on 30 Jul 1976 in Dublin. Harford Co.,
Maryland   One child..
 
                                      1980's                                                                             2012 - 62nd anniversary
 
J.D with his J.D. (Jim Daughton)                                                BRENDA - JUNIOR                               BRENDA

                           ANNETTE

Mary Elizabeth Comer was born on 07 Dec 1935 in Street, Harford Co., Maryland   She
married Paul Edward Collins on 05 Nov 1955 in Bel Air, Harford Co., Maryland
 She died on 01 Feb 2009 in Felton, York Co., Pennsylvania. Paul died on March 21st, 2012 in Shrewsbury, Pa.

                 Mary Libby - 10 yrs old                                                          1953

               1955  -Mary Libby/Faye                                           1956 -     Clara - Mary Libby
    
                         1980's                                                                                         2008
PAUL & MARY LIBBY HAD FIVE CHILDREN:

Karen Edwina Collins was born on 17 Oct 1957 in Havre de Grace, Harford Co.,
Maryland. She married Roy Dean Lane on 07 Mar 1973 in Graceton, Harford Co.,
Maryland  One child. Divorced.  Married Robert Cora. One child.  Divorced. Married Pritchard.
Karen died on 29 Sept 1995 in Huntington, Cabell Co., West Virginia
.
Daniel Paul Collins was born on 03 Sep 1959 in York, York Co., Pennsylvania  Married Luh.
Two children.  Divorced.

Wendell Kelly Collins was born on 03 May 1965 in Havre de Grace, Harford Co.,
Maryland. He married Lucy Long in Jul 1986. Four children.  Divorced. Married Diedre

 Laurel Jean Collins was born on 16 Dec 1968 in Havre de Grace, Harford Co.,
Maryland. She married Dennis Michael Myers in Jan 1985.  Two children.  Divorced

Steven Ray Collins was born on 27 Nov 1972 in Havre de Grace, Harford Co.,
Maryland.  Married Nikki Hawn - Two children
 
Karen & Danny - 1961                                         KAREN - 1994                                    DANNY  - 1st Grade

                   JEANIE                                                          KELLY                                                  STEVIE


James Ernest Comer
was born on 28 Feb 1938 in Street, Harford Co., Maryland. He
married Martha Ellen Sturgis on 10 Aug 1957 in Dublin, Harford Co., Maryland.

          North Harford High                                                      1953         BREECE        -             JIMMY

Jimmy & Marty's wedding day Aug 10, 1957-- Dean Richardson - Skippy Sturgis

Jimmy & Marty Family - Breece & Margaret Family                                Martha Sturgis Comer

James Ernest Comer and Martha Ellen Sturgis were married on 10 Aug 1957 in Dublin, Harford Co.,
Maryland.  They had five children:

James Michael Comer was born on 23 Mar 1958 in Havre de Grace, Harford Co.,
Maryland[19]. He married Cheryl Ann Baker on 11 Oct 1975 in Dublin, Harford Co.,
Maryland  Three children.  Divorced.. MIKE died on his birthday, 23 Mar 1996 in Fallston, Harford Co., Maryland.

Patricia Lynn Comer was born on 15 Nov 1959 in York, York Co., Pennsylvania. She
married Stephen Thomas Baker on 23 Jul 1978 in Dublin, Harford Co., Maryland  One child. Divorced
.
Charles Jeffery Comer was born on 01 Jul 1961 in Havre de Grace, Harford Co.,
Maryland..  He married Lawanda Gail Arnold on 03 Dec 1977 in Dublin, Harford Co.,
Maryland.  Two children. -Divorced.

Samuel Joseph Comer was born on 23 Jan 1963 in Havre de Grace, Harford Co.,
Maryland[19]. He married Margaret Elizabeth Atkinson on 04 Sep 2007 in Bel Air, Harford
Co., Maryland.

Cheryl Ann Comer was born on 02 Dec 1971 in Havre de Grace, Harford Co.,
Maryland. She married John Timothy Kerr about 1994. Two children.



MIKE - 1958 - 1996                                                                                  PATTY - BECKY

MARTY and JEFF at Coffee house

                      JOEY & BETSY                                                              CHERYL
 
                    Rest in peace brother!   - James Ernest Comer died on Tuesday, April 18, 2017
                    Jimmy & Marty would have been Married sixty years on Aug. 10, 2017

Pearl Leona Comer was born on 29 Sep 1940 in Street, Harford Co., Maryland. She
married James Wilson Sturgis on 02 Apr 1957 in Dublin, Harford Co., Maryland.
   
PEARL LEONA - 10yrs.                    JAMES W. STURGIS                                           Pearl Leona holding Becky
                                                             Jim died July 15, 2008
Pearl & Jimmy had four children:

Rebecca Jean Sturgis was born on 13 May 1958 in Havre de Grace, Harford Co.,
Maryland]. She married Donald Lee Harrington on 06 Jul 1985 in Darlington, Harford Co.,
Maryland.  Two Children.

 James Wilson Sturgis Jr. (Buddy) was born on 15 Jan 1960 in York, York Co., Pennsylvania  Two Children
.
Donna Kay Sturgis was born on 02 Apr 1961 in Havre de Grace, Harford Co.,
Maryland[19]. She married Joseph S. Granruth III on 28 Nov 1981 in Harford County,
Maryland. Divorced.  Married Ken May - two children -Divorced.  Married Coyeman- One child.  -Divorced.
Married Steve LeCrone.

Barbara Josephine Sturgis was born on 07 May 1965 in Havre de Grace, Harford Co.,
Maryland. She married Miles Roland Weaver on 28 May 1984 in Bel Air, Harford Co.,
Maryland.   Two children.

                                                                                                   BECKY                                       BUDDY

                                              PEARL & JIM'S KIDS  -  MARVIN & GRACE'S KIDS


Joseph Breece Comer was born on 26 Jan 1943 in Forest Hill, Harford Co., Maryland.
He married Margaret Ellen Arrison on 16 Jun 1962 in Dublin, Harford Co., Maryland.

       BREECE - HIGHLAND                1968    BREECE-MARGARET-TERRY

                                          Breece & Margaret with grandchild

Breece & Margaret had three children:

Teresa Ellen Comer was born on 18 Oct 1964 in Havre de Grace, Harford Co.,
Maryland
.
Joseph Breece Comer Jr. was born on 27 Jul 1966 in Havre de Grace, Harford Co.,
Maryland. He married Rebecca Lynn Perry on 24 Jun 1989 in Darlington, Harford Co.,
Maryland.  Two Children.

Michelle Lee Comer was born on 09 Jan 1970 in Havre de Grace, Harford Co.,
Maryland.   Married Ken Sexton - two children.

  TERRY                           MARGARET         JOEY                   BREECE                   SHELLY

      BREECE & MARGARET - 50th GOLDEN Anniversary -  June 16, 2012

Sgt.Joseph B. Comer Jr with daughter Erica Comer sworn into Md. State Police - Feb. 2013

Trooper Erica Comer with her grandparents - Joseph Breece Comer Sr. and Margaret E. Comer


Barbara Louise Comer was born on 07 Dec 1944 in Street, Harford Co., Maryland. She
married Buges Testerman on 07 Apr 1962 in Street, Harford Co., Maryland. Three children.  -Divorced -
 Married Leon Smith

  HIGHLAND SCHOOL                                               1958   BARBARA                PAULINE               PATTY

 1980's   -TINA LOUISE                     TONY BUGES                     BARBARA                         PENNY ANN
Buges Testerman and Barbara Louise Comer were married on 07 Apr 1962 in Street, Harford Co.,
Maryland. They had three children:  - Divorced.
(Twin) Tina Louise Testerman was born on 03 Nov 1962 in Havre de Grace, Harford Co.,
Maryland. She married John Phillips on 20 Jun 1986. Divorced. -Married John Mullins - One child.

(Twin)Tony Buges Testerman was born on 03 Nov 1962 in Havre de Grace, Harford Co.,
Maryland. He married Tammy Rose Gray on 12 June 1980- Two children -Divorced.
 -Married Cynthia Jane Pyle on 26 Nov 1989 in Fawn Grove, York Co.,
Pennsylvania. Two children.  Divorced. -Married Stacey ____  Two children.

Penny Ann Testerman was born on 22 Aug 1965 in Havre de Grace, Harford Co.,
Maryland. She married Martin Eugene Comer on 20 Dec 1986 in Darlington, Harford
Co., Maryland. Two children.  - Divorced

Leon Thomas Smith and Barbara Louise Comer were married on 13 May 1999 in Stewartstown, York
Co., Pennsylvania. They had no children.  Leon died Aug. 4, 2007

.

Robert Garl Comer
(VIETNAM VETERAN)was born on 27 Aug 1946 in Street, Harford Co., Maryland. He
married Donna Lee Baldwin on 27 Sep 1969 in Brogue, York Co., Pennsylvania
 
HIGHLAND SCHOOL                       1955   BOBBY       BREECE                                   1965
   
  1967 VIETNAM                                                  SEPTEMBER 27, 1969 - Married by Ernest Brackins
.
                                    1980's                                      Donna Lee Baldwin                    Pamela Ann-Lisa Mae-Donna

Donna Lee Baldwin daughter of Henry Philip Baldwin and Nina Mae Boothe was born on 19 July
1952 in Woodbine, York Co., Pennsylvania.

Robert Garl Comer and Donna Lee Baldwin were married on 27 Sept. 1969 in Brogue, York Co.,
Pennsylvania. They had the following children:

Pamela Ann Comer was born on 20 Jul 1970 in York, York Co., Pennsylvania. She
married Steve Dion Attig on 11 Oct 1991 in Harford County, Maryland.  Two children.

DELTA ELEM.                            Steve             Kyrsten          Tyler             Pam

Lisa Mae Comer was born on 09 Nov 1971 in York, York Co., Pennsylvania She
married Jeffrey Scott Attig on 14 Oct 1989 in Harford County, Maryland. Two children

DELTA ELEM.                                                Ashlee    Lisa-Jeff         Cari

Robert Gerald Comer was born on 17 Dec 1972 in York, York Co., Pennsylvania. He
married Katherine Elizabeth Yenser May 20, 1995.  One child. -Divorced.
 
   DELTA ELEM.                                      Nathan                          Jerry

Thomas Edward Comer was born on 18 Feb 1975 in York, York Co., Pennsylvania. He
died on 10 Mar 1976 in Delta, York Co., Pennsylvania.
Notes for Thomas Edward Comer:
General Notes:
Thomas E. Comer, one-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert G. Comer of Delta, PA,
died at 11 p.m. Wednesday, March 10, 1976, at home.
Surviving besides his parents are two sisters, Pamela Ann and Lisa Mae Comer; and a
brother, Robert Gerald Comer, all at home; his maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry
Baldwin, Brogue RD 1; and the paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Marion P. Comer,
Delta RD 2.
Funeral services were conducted Saturday, 13 Mar at 2 p.m. in the Harkins Funeral
Home, Delta, PA, with Dr. Donald McKnight, pastor of Dublin Evangelical Methodist
Church officiating. Burial was in the Welcome Home Baptist Church cemetery, Sunnyburn.
Serving as pallbearers were Tony Testerman, Charles Haga, Harold Smith, and Robert
Rudacille.


Samuel Pierce Comer was born on 30 Jun 1980 in York, York Co., Pennsylvania.  One daughter Vanessa Lee.
 He married Erin Garland on 14 Jun 2008 in Airville, York Co., Pennsylvania. - Divorced March 2010 --- Second
marriage to Kay Ellen Stum August 8, 2015
 
      DELTA ELEM.                                     Sam & Vanessa- born July 18, 1997

                         Samuel Pierce and Kay Ellen (Stum) Comer - Married Aug. 8, 2015


Pauline Hope Comer
was born on 17 Nov 1947 in Street, Harford Co., Maryland. She
married Raymond Testerman on 13 Mar 1968 in Bel Air, Harford Co., Maryland.  Two children - Divorced

             HIGHLAND SCHOOL                           Clara-Marion          Randy        Pauline     Samantha
 
     NORTH HARFORD
Raymon Testerman and Pauline Hope Comer were married on 13 Mar 1968 in Bel Air, Harford Co.,
Maryland. They had two children:

Randy Wadell Testerman was born on 10 Jul 1968 in Havre de Grace, Harford Co.,
Maryland.  Two children.


Samantha Gail Testerman was born on 02 Apr 1970 in Baltimore City, Maryland. She
married Richard Daniel Boone on 15 Nov 1986 in Delta, York Co., Pennsylvania.  Two children

                                                                        Rick - Samantha - Eric - Jesse

Peyton Blanche Comer  (Patty) was born on 09 Dec 1951 in Street, Harford Co., Maryland. She
married Philip Eugene Baldwin on 24 Feb 1970 in Dublin, Harford Co., Maryland  Two children. -Divorced
Married Donald Ruff - One child. -Divorced.
Patty is now married to Danny Peck - one child Serena.
    
 SLATE RIDGE ELEM.                                Patty - Annette - Wanda                             Patty - about 16

   
       DELTA ELEM.                                                                             DELTA ELEM.