WILLARDS, Md. - Carol Irene Kupser, 73, of Willards, MD, passed away on Sunday, March 17, 2013 at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury. Born in Crisfield, she was the daughter of Elaine Byrd Hitchens and William Howard Hitchens. She was a member of the Moose Lodge and Salisbury Coin Club which was founded by her late father. She worked for 35 years at Lafayette Steel, retiring in 2001 as a supervisor of the computer department. She was an avid gardener and loved to read and do genealogy.
She is survived by 2 daughters, Kim E. Shaw and her husband, Dale of Caldwell, ID and Lynn E. Kupser and her significant other, Mark Remeikis of Willards; 3 granddaughters, Katrina Crabill and her husband, John of Nampa, ID, Jamie Malaney and her husband, Vince of Delmar and Megan Holloway of Odessa, TX; 2 great grandsons, Logan Malaney and Colton Ellis; a sister, Fay Richardson and her husband, Bruce of Salisbury; and a niece, Kristi Richardson of Salisbury. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ludwig Michael Kupser in 2006; and a granddaughter, Shannon Marie Daly.
A Celebration of Her Life will be held on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 4:00 PM at the Cross Pointe Church of the Nazarene in Salisbury with a visitation one hour prior to the service. Rev. Ronald G. Parker will be officiating. In lieu of flowers the family requests contributions be made to American Cancer Society, 1138 Parsons Road, Salisbury, MD 21803 and or Alzheimer's Association, 1850 York Road, Suite D, Timonium, MD 21093. Arrangements are in the care of Holloway Funeral Home, PA, 501 Snow Hill Road, Salisbury, MD 21804. Please visit Holloway Funeral Home's website to express condolences to the family.