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 Ulysses Grant “Nick” Demond, III

Ulysses Grant “Nick” Demond, III

Death 6 Dec 2010 (aged 87)
Burial North East, Cecil County, Maryland, USA
Memorial ID 62717223 · View Source
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Ulysses Grant Demond, III, "Nick", 87 of North East, MD, died Monday, December 6, 2010 at home surrounded by his loving family. A lifelong resident of North East, he was born on July 25, 1923, the son of the late Ulysses G. Demond, Jr. and the late Mable (Hines) Demond. Mr. Demond was the beloved husband of Lucia G. Demond. He served his country in the U.S. Army from February 1943 until January 1946. He served in the ETO for 18 months as Sergeant. He was a member of the 29th Infantry Division. While in France for the 50th anniversary of D-Day, he was awarded the St. Lo Medallion and the "Normandy" Medal for the liberation of St. Lo and Normandy. He received Associate Degrees from Beacom and later from Goldey Beacom. He worked as an Industrial Salesman for J.E. Rhoads and Sons of Wilmington, DE and Central Belting of Richmond, VA. He was also co owner of The Mill House Bed and Breakfast in North East from 1988 until 1999. Mr. Demond was a member of the Boy Scouts of America for 49 years, during which time he served as Scoutmaster, Troop Committee Member and District Chairman. He earned Wood Badge Beads in 1970, was awarded the Silver Beaver in 1971 and was a member of the Order of the Arrow. He was an active member of North East United Methodist Church, a former 4 term mayor of the Town of North East, and served as Chairman of the North East Planning and Zoning Commission. A life member of the Historical Society of Cecil County, he served as president for 2 terms; member of Cecil Historical Trust, Inc.; life member of Upper Bay Museum of North East where he served as a director; member and past Commander of the 29th Division Association – Post 85; life member of VFW Post 6027; member of American Legion Post 15, Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War, Maryland Citizen's Planners Association, North East Chamber of Commerce and the Governor's Military Monuments Commission. In addition to his loving wife, he is survived by a daughter: Gabrielle D. Oldham and husband John, and son: Ulysses Grant Demond IV and wife Tonya all of North East, MD; his niece that was a third daughter to him, Lauren Eib of Tucson, AZ; a brother: Charles Stewart Demond of Elkton, MD, sister: Janice Demond Sprout of North East, MD; his grandchildren: Nicole Wilson, Ulysses Grant Demond V, Tiffany Demond and Whitney Demond; and his great grandchildren: Silvie Wilson and Aubrey Demond. He was preceded in death by a beloved daughter, Lucinda A. Demond in 1999. Visitation for family and friends will be held on Friday evening, December 10, 2010 from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Crouch Funeral Home, 127 South Main Street, North East, MD. Funeral services, conducted by Rev. Tom Short and Rev. Bert Jicha will be held Saturday, December 11, 2010 at 1:00 PM at North East United Methodist Church, 308 South Main Street, North East, MD Interment with full military honors will follow in North East Methodist Church Cemetery, North East, MD. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Upper Bay Museum or Northern Chesapeake Hospice Foundation, both in care of the funeral home.

On behalf of Cecil Historical Trust, I wish to acknowledge Nick's dedication and service for twenty-five years. His knowledge of Cecil County history and energy were vital to our publication. Nick's commitment will always be appreciated. What a wonderful person!!

Posted by: Audrey Edwards Charlestown, MD Dec 09, 2010

Over the last 47 years Ann & I have had the pleasure of knowing and working with Nick. Over the past 20 years Nick has been a blessing to us with our motorcoach groups using The Upper Bay Museum: A master at working with people, caring for people and being sensitive to the needs of others. Nick will be greatly missed by a lot of people, but fondly remembered by all. Thanks, Nick...for all that you have done: It meant a lot.

Posted by: wayne hill north east, MD Dec 08, 2010

To all of our extended family in Northeast, we offer our sincerest condolences. Uncle Nick was a great man and we proudly salute his life of honorable and exemplary achievement. We love you Uncle Nick. You are loved by so many and will be greatly missed. To everyone, God Bless.
Warren Eib, Vicki Fuller, Ginny Eib and family, and Joseph Eib

Posted by: Ginny Eib Chicago, IL - Niece Dec 08, 2010

Gabrielle and family, My deepest sympathy to all of you. Mr. Demond was a gentleman in every sense of the word. Our town has lost a great man.

Posted by: Carolyn L. Crouch North East, MD Dec 07, 2010

The North East Chamber is saddened to lose such a wonderful member and friend. Our heartfelt sympathy is extended to Mr. Demond's family. His love of North East and his sense of humor will be missed by all of us.

Posted by: North East Chamber of Commerce North East, MD Dec 07, 2010

Dear Mrs. Demond, Grant and Demond Family, Please except my heartfelt sympathy on the passing of your beloved Husband, Father and Grandfather. I didn't know Mr. Demond well however, my Wayne always spoke fondly of Mr. Demond. I am sure that Grant and Wayne were the reason for the graying hair....I've been told many a story about those teenage years of the two together. Hold in your hearts the many memories you have shared. For the heart never forgets one that it has loved. Take Care

Posted by: Karla (Gray) Howell North East, MD Dec 07, 2010

Dear Mrs. Demond, Gabrielle, Grant and Family: Mr. Demond was a gentleman in the truest sense of the word. It has been an honor and privilege to have worked with him these last tweny years. I consider myself very blessed to have known Mr. Demond. I am so truly sorry for your loss. Anne Barker

Posted by: Anne Barker Conowingo, MD Dec 07, 2010

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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Ulysses Grant “Nick” Demond, III (25 Jul 1923–6 Dec 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 62717223, citing North East United Methodist Cemetery, North East, Cecil County, Maryland, USA ; Maintained by Richard Wright (contributor 46831271) .