Gilbert C. Eastman, 72

Gilbert C. Eastman, 72, of Bethany Beach, formerly of Annapolis, Md., died Saturday, Dec. 2, 2006, at Beebe Medical Center in Lewes.

He was a member of the Delaware Association of the Deaf.

He is survived by his wife, June R. Eastman; two daughters, Alison Appenzellar and her husband, Mark; and Ingrid Amos and her husband, Kevin; two brothers, Robert S. and Warren Eastman; and four grandchildren, Jessica, Emily, Jordan and Daniel.

A memorial service was scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 9, 2006, at 2 p.m. at Ocean City Baptist Church, 102 N. Division Street, Ocean City, Md.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to the Gilbert C. Eastman Scholarship Fund, Gallaudet University, Development Office, 800 Florida Avenue, NE Washington, D.C. 2002.