Beatrice Anne Pine Secrist of Cordova, MD, passed away Thursday, December 20, 2018, at the Memorial Hospital in Easton, MD. She was 75 years old.
Born in Havre de Grace, MD on January 27, 1943, Mrs. Secrist was the daughter of the late Arthur Lorne Pine and Catherine Louise Collison Pine. She was a Public Health Nurse for Talbot County until retiring after 30 years.
Mrs. Secrist was the Valedictorian of the Class of 1961 at North Caroline High School in Denton and had graduated from the Macqueen Gibbs Willis School of Nursing. She was a past Treasurer of the Tuckahoe Steam and Gas Association, a past member of the Cordova Volunteer Fire Co., and a past member of the Caroline County Business Professional Women.
Mrs. Secrist is survived by her husband, C. Kenneth Secrist of Cordova; a daughter, Cathy Weems (Travis) of Cordova; a son, Vincent Gannon, Jr. (Tracy) of Easton; 4 grandchildren: Skylar Gannon, Tori Weems, Trent Weems, and Trice Weems; a brother, Arthur (Buddy) Pine (Beth); a nephew, Ryan Pine and a great nephew, Austin Pine. She is also survived by 2 stepchildren: Carl Secrist (Peggy) of Easton, Angie Blades (Tommy) of Cordova; and 5 step grandchildren: Brandon Secrist (Krystina) of Cordova, Karen Secrist of Ingleside, Emily and Jacob Kilmon of Easton and Bethany Naccari of St. Michaels, MD.
A memorial service will be held at 11 AM on Thursday, December 27th, at the Moore Funeral Home, P.A. located at 12 S. Second Street in Denton where friends may visit one hour prior to the service. Rev. Dr. Bruce Cooke will officiate. The interment will be in the Denton Cemetery, 24865 Meeting House Road in Denton.
If friends wish to send memorial donations in Mrs. Secrist’s memory, the family suggests that they be sent to the Tuckahoe Steam and Gas Association, PO Box 636, Easton, MD 21601. To offer online condolences and tributes, please visit moorefuneralhomepa.com.