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Edward L. Holland

If you are in Ocean City this week, you may notice a couple of changes as you drive down Coastal Highway. The speed limit, normally 40 mph through North Ocean City, has been reduced to 30 mph, and Downtown, the speed limit has also been reduced. This is due to the expected, unauthorized H2Oi Pop-Up Rally.  It is reasonable to expect heavier than usual traffic, noise and strict enforcement of vehicle laws during the week and weekend.

BERLIN — Edward L. Holland, 94, of Berlin, died Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012, at Atlantic Gen- eral Hospital in Berlin. Born in Berlin, he was the son of the late Lester and Lida (Holland) Holland.

Mr. Holland was a farmer and a member of St. Martin’s United Methodist Church near Berlin. He loved baseball and was an avid Orioles fan. For many years he played, coached and managed Sand Lot baseball teams and coached Little League teams.

He is survived by his wife of 73 years, Nadine Hudson Holland; six sons, the Rev. E. Wayne Holland and his wife, Dottie, of Salisbury, Ronald Holland and his wife, Pat, of Frostproof, Fla., Gilbert Holland and his wife, Christine, of Selbyville, Del., Stanley Holland and his wife, Ola, of Laurel, Del., Richard Holland and his wife, Cheryl, of Berlin and Benjamin Holland and his wife, Carol, of Whaleyville; one daughter, Cheryl L. Holland of Laurel, Del.; one sister, Mildred Dennis of Camden, Del.; 15 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter.

He was preceded in death by his brother, William Holland.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, Sept. 26, at Hastings Funeral Home in Selbyville. Pastor Joyce Cofield officiated. Interment was in Evergreen Cemetery in Berlin.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to St. Martin’s United Methodist Church, c/o Patricia Warren, 9202 Carey Road, Berlin, Md. 21811.

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