Mary E. Townsend, 75

Mary E. Townsend, 75, of Dagsboro, Del., passed away Friday, Nov. 6, 2009, at Beebe Medical Center, Lewes, Del.

Townsend was preceded in death by her husband, George A. Townsend, Sr. She is survived by three daughters, Barbara E. Smith, Georgeanna L. Mowbray, Vicky L. Franklin; four sons, George A. Townsend, Jr., David M. Townsend, Glenn K. Townsend and Shane A. Townsend; 18 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.

A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 11, 12 p.m. at Carey Cemetery, DuPont Highway, Frankford, Del. Friends may call Wednesday, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Hastings Funeral Home in Selbyville, Del.