Blanche M. Voorhees, 94

Blanche M. Voorhees

Blanche M. Voorhees, 94, of Denton, MD died on Tuesday, October 17, 2017, at the Caroline Nursing Home in Denton. 
     Born in Hopewell, NJ, Mrs. Voorhees was the daughter of the late Asa Reed Hill and Clara Leigh Hill.  Her husband, Edgar S. Voorhees, died January 15, 1998.
     Mrs. Voorhees graduated in 1941 from the Central High School in Hopewell, NJ.  She and her husband moved to Denton in 1959 from Pennington, NJ.  They were dairy farmers until they retired in 1993.
     Mrs. Voorhees is survived by three sons: Robert E. Voorhees and his wife, Carol of Houston, DE; James H. Voorhees of Kennedyville, MD; and Dean R. Voorhees of Denton; and six grandchildren.  In addition to her husband, Mrs. Voorhees is also predeceased by a daughter-in-law, Cheryl L. Voorhees.
     A memorial service will be held at 11 AM on Saturday, November 4th, at the Ridgely Church of the Brethren where friends may visit with the family one hour prior.  The interment will be at 11 AM on Wednesday, November 8th, in the Highland Cemetery in Hopewell, NJ.
     If friends wish to send memorial donations, the family suggests for friends to send them to the Ridgely Church of the Brethren, PO Box 471, Ridgely, MD 21660.  To offer online condolences, please visit