Claudine Estella Nagle Price, 80

Claudine Estella Nagle Price, 80, of Ocean View, Del., passed away Friday, April 18, 2008, at home, surrounded by her loving family. She had worked in secretarial positions over the years and also operated a craft store with her daughter in Westminster, Md. She was very active in two chapters of the Daughters of the American Revolution, having held several offices, some on the state level, in the William Winchester Chapter of the DAR of Carroll County, Md., and was most recently a member of the Colonel David Hall Chapter of Lewes, Del.

A very active member of the Ocean View Presbyterian Church, she held several church offices in recent years. She was also a member of the AARP and the Southeastern Sussex County Democratic Club.

Price was preceded in death by her parents, Claude Otterbein and Elizabeth Ridgely Nagle; her husband of 52 years, Gordon Brent Price Sr.; brothers, Claude Otterbein Nagle Jr. and Joseph Dudley Nagle; and sisters, Ellen Virginia Houck and Elizabeth Ridgely Bell. She is survived by a son, Gordon Brent Price Jr. and his wife Shirley of Ocean View; a daughter, Kathleen Montgomery and her companion Gene Taylor of Great Cacapon, West Va.; two sisters, Mary Haines and her husband, Carroll, and Beverly Franklin; two brothers-in-law, Lester Houck and William G. Bell; four grandchildren, Michele McCoy, C. Lee Montgomery and his wife, Cristy, Melissa Dittman and her husband, Matt, and Kristi Spencer and her husband, Neil; seven great-grandchildren, Connor, Devin and Harrison McCoy, Brent and Elizabeth Dittman, and Amanda and Brandon Montgomery; six nephews; four nieces; 26 great-nieces and nephews; and 25 great-great-nieces and nephews.

A funeral service was scheduled for Wednesday, April 23, 2008, with interment in the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Millsboro, Del. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to Compassionate Care Hospice, 31038 Country Garden Blvd., Suite D2, Dagsboro, DE 19939; or to the Shriners Hospitals for Children, 8400 Roosevelt Blvd., Philadelphia, PA 19152.