Obituaries


William E. Carter, 64
William E. Carter, 64, of Millsboro, passed away Sunday, Dec. 2, 2007, at home.
Friends may call on Friday, Dec. 7, 2007, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Watson Funeral Home, 211 S. Washington Street, in Millsboro. Services and interment will be at 1 p.m. at the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Patriots Way, Millsboro.

Richard D. Ingram, 85
Richard D. Ingram, 85, of Lewes, went to Heaven on Friday, Nov. 30, 2007, after a long illness at home. He was a skilled carpenter in the Lewes and Rehoboth areas for over 50 years and retired from the former Selbyville Manufacturing Company of Rehoboth. He also operated a saw and knife sharpening business for many years. A lifelong bachelor, he was an avid gardener and fisherman, as well as a loyal Baltimore Orioles fan.
Ingram was preceded in death by his parents, Benjamin Ingram and Minnie Ingram Dick; a brother, Leon “Pineapple” Ingram; a sister, Frances Mae Clifton and her husband SFC Edward “Specks” Clifton; and a nephew, Lloyd N. Clifton. He is survived by his nephew, Edward Clifton Jr. of Lewes; three nieces, Michelle Clifton of Berlin, Md., Marci Clifton of Lewes and Karen Clifton of Amarilla, Texas; and grand-niece, Layla Mae Clifton of Lewes.
Services will be private. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests a prayer for military men and women serving around the world.

Dorothy Mae Marvel, 91
Dorothy Mae Marvel, 91, of Millsboro, passed away Saturday, Dec. 1, 2007, at Beebe Medical Center in Lewes. A graduate of Milford School of Nursing, she enjoyed a long career as a registered nurse, spending most of her time working at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Md. and later working at Beebe Hospital in Lewes. She moved to Millsboro after retirement to be near her family and was a member of the Grace United Methodist Church in Millsboro, as well as the Eastern Star.
Marvel was preceded in death by her parents, George and Deborah Fenton Littleton; her husband, John B. Marvel; a brother, Joshua Littleton; and four sisters, Florence Borleske, Eva McCabe, Elsie Godwin and Marguerite Moore.
Services were scheduled for Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2007, with interment in Mariner’s Bethel U.M. Church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family asks for contributions to the Grace U.M. Church, P.O. Box 566, Millsboro, DE 19966.

Miriam J. Paoli, 75
Miriam J. Paoli, 75, of Millville, passed away Monday, Dec. 3, 2007, at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury, Md. She was a homemaker, key punch operator and former owner of the Avenue 26 Dress Shop in Bethany Beach.
Paoli was preceded in death by her parents, Meyer and Florence (Davis) Schwartz; her husband, Donald A. Paoli Sr.; and two sons, Donald A. Paoli Jr. and Michael J. Paoli. She is survived by a son, Lt. Col. Lance J. Paoli and his wife Denise; a daughter, Debra Phillpotts and her husband Leon; seven grandchildren, Indee, Alexandra, Dominic, Chelsea, Matthew, Tonya and Andrew; and two great-grandchildren, Isabel and Cassidy.
Services were scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 6, 2007. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to Millville U.M. Church, P.O. Box 1179, Millville, DE 19970; or the American Cancer Society, Sussex County Unit, P.O. Box 163, Salisbury, MD 21805.

Scott Allan Quillen, 36
Scott Allan Quillen, 36, of Seaford, passed away Sunday, Dec. 2, 2007, at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury, Md. He was an information security officer with the Delaware State Police. He was also an honorary member of the Roxana Volunteer Fire Co. and a member of the Patriot Guard.
Quillen is survived by his wife, Tara Webb Quillen; a daughter at home, Delaney Kincaid Quillen; his parents, Allan “Burt” and Marie “Sis” Truitt Quillen; his father-in law and mother-in-law, Richard and Connie Webb of Seaford, formerly of Dagsboro; several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Services were scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 6, 2007. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to Child’s Play, 12317 15th Ave., N.E., Suite 108, Seattle, WA 98125.

Theodore W. Slody, 63
Theodore W. Slody, 63, of Fenwick Island, formerly of Schwenksville, Pa., passed away peacefully at his home on Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2007. He was a retired self-employed auto mechanic. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and boating.
Slody was preceded in death by his parents, Theodore and Emma (Yerger) Slody. He is survived by his loving wife of 42 years, Iline E. Slody; a son, Theodore K. “Tedd” Slody; a sister, Loretta Fay Jones; two grandsons, Zander and Zane.
Services were scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 1, 2007, with interment in Gate of Heaven Cemetery in Dagsboro. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to St. Matthews by the Sea U.M. Church, 1000 Coastal Hwy., Fenwick Island, DE 19944.

Leon Taylor, 78
Leon Taylor, 78, of Millsboro, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2007, at Nanticoke Memorial Hospital in Seaford. He was most known as “Uncle Lee”; he was everyone’s uncle. A very happy and caring person, he was full of joy, always smiling and loved to talk. He worked for many years at H&H Poultry in Selbyville, and in later years he worked as a senior companion until he could no longer work. He attended the Pentecostal Holiness Prayer Room in Millsboro, enjoyed fishing, crabbing and dining with his friend Blanch at Bonanza. He enjoyed singing and making his own music. He was a very spiritual person and that was the life he lived.
Taylor was preceded in death by his parents, Will and Annie Taylor; his wife, Annie Mae Taylor; two brothers, Vernon and James Taylor; a sister, Mary Taylor; and two nephews, Robert Lee and Junior Lee Taylor. He is survived by a son, Russell Lee Garrison and wife Joyce of Frankford; a granddaughter, Debbie Garrison-Felton of Frankford; a grandson, Cornelius Felton of Frankford; a very special niece, who was her caregiver, Lois A. Handy of Frankford; nieces, Lucinda Taylor of Frankford, Ernestine Dixon of Millsboro, Lillian Taylor of Long Branch, N.J., and Marie Taylor of Selbyville; nephews, James Taylor of Asbury Park, N.J., and Alexander Taylor of Oxon, Md.; sisters, Martha Sample of Exmore, Va., and Mary Sample of Smyrna.
Services were scheduled for Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2007.

Lorraine F. Tuozzo, 75
Lorraine F. Tuozzo, 75, of Millsboro, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2007, at Beebe Medical Center in Lewes. She was a retired electrical assembly worker for Boeing Aircraft. A wonderful wife and mother, she attended Oak Orchard Community Church in Oak Orchard and Pelican Cheer Center.
Tuozzo was preceded in death by her parents, William A. and Daisey F. Dimbleby Dutton Sr.; a half-brother, Charles Dodds; and a son, Ronald Tuozzo. She is survived by her husband of 58 years, Nicholas L. Tuozzo; children, Rick Tuozzo and wife Melinda of Crownsville, Md., Scott Tuozzo and wife Tammy of Jacksonville, Fla., Pamela O’Hare and husband Patrick of Middle River, Md.; daughter-in-law, Sandra Tuozzo of Chicago, Ill.; two brothers, William A. Dutton Jr. of San Diego, Calif. and Ronald L. Dutton of Aston, Pa.; 13 grandchildren, Kay, Bill, Mike, Shelly, Lori, Eliese, Alisa, Michelle, Michael, Steven, Robin, R.C. and Taylor; and 18 great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held Sunday, Dec. 9, 2007, at 2 p.m. at Oak Orchard Community Church in Oak Orchard. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 7, 2007, at Watson Funeral Home, 211 Washington St. in Millsboro. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions may be made to Gideons International Sussex County Camp, P.O. Box 281, Millsboro, DE 19966.

Harry J. Walls, 48
Harry J. Walls, 48, of Ocean View, formerly of Aston, Pa., passed away Wednesday, November 28, 2007, at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Md. He was a physical therapist.
Walls was preceded in death by his father, Francis J. Walls. He is survived by his wife, Doreen Ellen (Schlater) Walls; his mother, Margaret Walls; two sons, Ian and Samuel; two daughters, Phoebe and Kerinne; a brother, Francis Walls and his wife Patti; a sister, Patricia Barr and her husband Chris; nieces and nephews.
Services were scheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2007, with interment in Gate of Heaven Cemetery in Dagsboro. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to the Educational Fund for the Walls Children, c/o Delaware National Bank, Rt. 26, Ocean View, DE 19970.

Christine A. ‘Tina’ Wolz, 52
Christine A. “Tina” Wolz, 52, of Dagsboro, passed away Thursday, Nov. 29, 2007, at Easton Memorial Hospital in Easton, Md. She was a registered nurse and worked at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore for 15 years before moving to Dagsboro. She was currently working as an R.N. at the Stockley Center in Georgetown.
Wolz was preceded in death by her parents, Richard and Lila (Ward) Campbell. She is survived by her loving husband, Charles C. Wolz; a brother, Scott Ward Campbell of BelAir, Md., a sister, Theresa Lynn Robertson of Poteau, Okla.; and several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
A celebration of life/memorial service will be scheduled in early 2008. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to C.M.R. Recovery, 20 Sunken Meadow Rd., Northport, NY 11768.