Obituaries


Charles Alan Smith, 52

Charles Alan Smith, 52, of Georgetown, Del., died Monday, June 21, 2010, at Bayhealth, Milford Memorial Hospital in Milford, Del. Originally from Washington, DC, "Charlie" was a resident of Georgetown, Del. for the past three years, making great...

Friday, June 25, 2010 - 10:25am

Ruth S. Hudson, 85

Ruth S. Hudson, 85, of Apex, N.C., formerly of Dagsboro, Del., died Tuesday, June 22, 2010, at the Hospice House of Wake County, Raleigh, N.C. She always was an active Christian, teaching Sunday school classes to young children, assisting...

Friday, June 25, 2010 - 10:24am

Glenn Allan Davis, 63

Glenn Allan Davis, 63, of Millsboro, Del., passed away Wednesday, June 23, 2010, at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury, Md. surrounded by his loving family. He retired from Dupont Nemours Seaford Nylon Plant after 38 years of service...

Friday, June 25, 2010 - 10:21am

D. Craig Foskey, 47

D. Craig Foskey, 47, of Millsboro, Del., passed away Sunday, June 20, 2010. He had a long career in masonry. He loved fishing, hunting, camping and music. He was really fun and straight forward. “No one ever doubted what he was thinking, because...

Friday, June 25, 2010 - 10:19am

Paul Leo Harp, 59

Paul Leo Harp, 59, passed away Tuesday, June 22, 2010. He was a retired Baltimore County Police officer. He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Police, O.T.S. softball league. He had been a drummer and played in a rock band. He loved the ocean...

Friday, June 25, 2010 - 10:18am

Carol Anne Coe Schaefer, 73

Carol Anne Coe Schaefer, 73, passed away Monday, June 23, 2010. She was born in Maplewood, N.J., and grew up and raised her own family in the Packanack Lake area of Wayne, N.J. In 1985, she and her husband bought, the Mooring, a Bed and Breakfast...

Friday, June 25, 2010 - 10:12am

Richard “Dick” H. Imus, 84

Richard “Dick” H. Imus, 84, of Ocean View, Del., passed away Saturday, June 12, 2010, at his residence in Bethany Bay, with his wife and his faithful dog "Shorty" by his side. Imus enlisted in the Navy in World War II, where he served as a 3rd...

Friday, June 25, 2010 - 9:03am

Jacqueline E. Timmons, 86

Jacqueline E. Timmons, 86, of Millsboro, passed away on Tuesday, June 22, 2010, at Harrison House in Georgetown.

Timmons was born in Bridgeville, Del. on December 7, 1923, daughter of the late Charles W. and Hilda (Lynch) Elliott. She...

Wednesday, June 23, 2010 - 9:17am

Denis Taylor, 83

Denis Taylor, age 83, of Dagsboro, passed away, Sunday, June 13, 2010, at the Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury, Md. He was born in England and served in the Royal Air Force, and was a retired Tool & Die Maker.
He was...

Wednesday, June 23, 2010 - 7:51am

Edgar D. Wells Jr., 81

Edgar D. Wells Jr., 81, of Selbyville, Del., passed away Friday, June 18, 2010, at Delaware Hospice Center in Milford, Del. He was a U.S. Navy veteran and attended Ocean City Worship Center in Berlin, Md. He was a 50-year member of American...

Wednesday, June 23, 2010 - 7:34am

Evan M. Andreassen, 51

Evan M. Andreassen, 51, of Millsboro, Del., passed away Sunday, June, 20, 2010, after a brief hospitalization. He spent many years working in truck parts at Coles Garage, Ben Funk, Seward Sand and Gravel, Delmarva Kenworth and most recently at...

Wednesday, June 23, 2010 - 7:33am

Robert Allen Cochran, 48

Robert Allen Cochran, 48, of Delmar, Del., passed away Friday, June 18, 2010, at Nanticoke Memorial Hospital in Seaford, Del. He was a disaster cleanup technician with Royal Plus. A former member of the Littlestown Alpha Fire Company and...

Wednesday, June 23, 2010 - 1:18am

Jacob W. “Bud” Messick, 66

Jacob W. “Bud” Messick, 66, of Dagsboro, Del., passed away suddenly on Saturday, June 19, 2010, at the Delaware Hospice Center in Milford, Del. He worked for Coastal Supply for 29 years. He was a hard working man dedicated to his family and...

Monday, June 21, 2010 - 9:14am

Edith May Atkins, 94

Edith May Atkins, 94, of Dagsboro, Del., passed away Saturday, June, 19, 2010, at her home. She was a charge attendant at Stockley Center retiring after many years of service. She loved gardening and was an excellent cook.

Atkins was...

Monday, June 21, 2010 - 9:13am

Christine Ruth Pauley Revel, 45

Christine Ruth Pauley Revel, 45, of Georgetown, Del., passed away Monday, June 14, 2010, at her home.

Revel was preceded in death by her father, William C. Pauley; and her brother, Billy. She is survived by her mother, Gloria Pusey Pauley...

Monday, June 21, 2010 - 9:12am

Jane Ann Long, 71

Jane Ann Long, 71, of Frankford, Del., passed away suddenly Wednesday, June 16, 2010, at home. She was a tax accountant for H&R Block in Millsboro and Selbyville, retiring in Feb. 2010, after 24 years of service.
She was a member of St...

Monday, June 21, 2010 - 9:11am

Clarence “C.J.” Johnson, III, 57

Clarence “C.J.” Johnson, III, 57, of Georgetown, Del., passed away suddenly on Wednesday, June 16, 2010, at the Nanticoke Memorial Hospital in Seaford, Del. He trained race horses for 35 years; he especially loved working with the yearlings. He...

Monday, June 21, 2010 - 9:10am

Ida E. Hickman, 93

Ida E. Hickman, 93, of Georgetown, Del., passed away Saturday, June 5, 2010, at the Delaware Hospice Center in Milford, Del.

Hickman was preceded in death by her parents, Rufus and Linda Adkins; two sons, Howard K. and Daniel W. Shockley...

Monday, June 21, 2010 - 9:09am

Alfred J. Donovan, 87

Alfred J. Donovan, 87, of Millsboro, Del., passed Sunday, June 13, 2010, at the Atlantic Shores Nursing Center in Millsboro, Del. He had worked at Townsend’s Inc, Millsboro for 14 years and Houston-White, Millsboro for 28 years; he has been...

Wednesday, June 16, 2010 - 2:48am

Barbara Grant Woodard, 81

Barbara Grant Woodard, 81, of Bethany Meadows, passed away Saturday, June 12, 2010, at the Delaware Hospice Center in Milford, Del. She was a supervisor at DuPont Information Systems in Wilmington, retiring in 1990 with 25 years of service.

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Tuesday, June 15, 2010 - 2:34am

Raymond L. Adkins, Jr., 60

Raymond L. Adkins, Jr., 60, of Selbyville, Del., passed away suddenly on Sunday, June 13, 2010, at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury. He had worked at Home Depot in Berlin and was a member of Fenwick Island Baptist Church in...

Monday, June 14, 2010 - 8:57am

Virginia Marie Roy, 85

Virginia Marie Roy, 85, of Ocean View, Del., passed away on Friday, June 11, 2010, surrounded by her loving family at the Delaware Hospice Center in Milford, Del. She was employed for the Montgomery County School System as an elementary school...

Monday, June 14, 2010 - 3:34am

Joseph J. Artese, 78

Joseph J. Artese, 78, of Millsboro, Del., passed away on Wednesday, June 9, 2010, at Harbor Health Care in Lewes, Del. He was a veteran of the Korean War serving in the United States Army. He was employed as a landscaper with Artese & Sons...

Monday, June 14, 2010 - 3:34am

Frances E. Rogers, 81

Frances E. Rogers, 81, of Millsboro, Del., passed away on Wednesday, June 9, 2010, at her home. She worked at Snow White Laundry for many years and was also a cashier and manager for the Silco and Ames Stores in Millsboro for many years before...

Monday, June 14, 2010 - 3:33am

James Bradley Kellner, 37

James Bradley Kellner, 37, of Millsboro, Del., passed away suddenly on Wednesday, June 9, 2010, at his home. He was currently attending Del Tech, where he was going to school to obtain a degree in addiction counseling. He was a member of the...

Monday, June 14, 2010 - 3:32am

Eva D. Urkoff, 84

Eva D. Urkoff, 84, of Ocean View, Del., passed away suddenly on Tuesday, June 8, 2010, at Beebe Medical Center in Lewes, Del. She was employed for a number of years with the Board of Education in Howell Township, NJ.

Urkoff was preceded in...

Monday, June 14, 2010 - 3:30am

Gladys Thornton, 82

Gladys Thornton, 82, passed away on Monday, June 7, 2010, at Lofland Lifecare in Seaford, Del. suffering from Alzheimer’s where she died peacefully. She was well known in the surrounding community for her devotion to serving others. She...

Wednesday, June 9, 2010 - 1:58am

Brenda J. Wingate, 59

Brenda J. Wingate, 59, of Dagsboro, Del., passed away on Monday, June 8, 2010. She will always be remembered as a loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend. She was a member of Mariner’s Bethel United Methodist Church in Ocean View, Del.

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Wednesday, June 9, 2010 - 1:57am

Irene M. Orsini, 91

Irene M. Orsini, 91, of Millville, Del., passed away on Monday, June 7, 2010, at Delaware Hospice Center in Milford, Del.

Orsini was preceded in death by her parents, Hugh V. and Carrie (Lunsford) Francis. She is survived by three...

Wednesday, June 9, 2010 - 1:24am

Wayne A. Hudson, 74

Wayne A. Hudson, 74, of Frankford, Del., passed away on Sunday, June 6, 2010, at the Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury, Md. Before retirement, Hudson worked for Murray’s Feed Company and then Delmarva Power where he retired in 1994....

Wednesday, June 9, 2010 - 1:23am

Frances A. (Oldham) McWilliams, 85

Frances A. (Oldham) McWilliams, 85, of Millsboro, Del., passed away on Sunday, June 6, 2010, at the Delaware Hospice Center in Milford, Del. She retired from Clifton Precision in Pennsylvania. She was also an avid bowler in many leagues in...

Wednesday, June 9, 2010 - 1:21am

Reba Josephine Madden, 72

Reba Josephine Madden, 72, died on Sunday, June 6, 2010, at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin, Md. She was a retired insurance agent with Wilgus Associates.

Madden was preceded in death by her parents, Herman Ray and Hazel Estelle (...

Monday, June 7, 2010 - 8:35am

Ann M. Taylor, 98

Ann M. Taylor, 98, of Millsboro, Del., passed away on Sunday, June 6, 2010, at home. She was a member of Hickory Hill Church in Millsboro, Del.

Taylor was preceded in death by her husband, Louis and daughter, Barbara. She is survived by...

Monday, June 7, 2010 - 8:33am

Susann Marie Christy

Susann Marie Christy, of Dagsboro, Del. passed away Wednesday, April 28, 2010.

A memorial service is set for Saturday, June 26, 2010, at 4 p.m., at her home at 32085 Sussex St., Dagsboro, Del.

Monday, June 7, 2010 - 2:31am

Laurence D. Rowley, 87

Laurence D. Rowley, 87, of Georgetown, Del., passed away on Tuesday, June 1, 2010, in Nanticoke Memorial Hospital, Seaford, Del. He was a U.S. Army Veteran of World War II. He previously worked for the Fairfax County Government in Fairfax, Va. as...

Monday, June 7, 2010 - 2:30am

Harriett H. Whitlock, 98

Harriett H. Whitlock, 98, of Selbyville, Del., passed away on Wednesday, May 26, 2010, at Harrison House in Georgetown, Del. She was a homemaker and a member of St. Luke Catholic Church in Ocean City, Md.

Whitlock was preceded in death by...

Monday, June 7, 2010 - 2:28am

Vera E. Wetherill, 84

Vera E. Wetherill, 84, of Lewes, Del. passed away on Wednesday, May 26, 2010, surrounded by her loving family.

She was preceded in death by her parents, John J. and Regina Hickey McKelvey; her husband, Fredrick P. Wetherill Jr.; her two...

Wednesday, June 2, 2010 - 5:33am

Patricia Ann Sturgill, 68

Patricia Ann Sturgill, 68, of Selbyville, Del., passed away on Wednesday, May 26, 2010, at the Delaware Hospice Center in Milford, Del.

Sturgill is survived by two sons, Charles Gunkel Sr., and Robert Gunkel; a daughter, Diane Gunkel...

Wednesday, June 2, 2010 - 5:32am

Steven M. ‘Steve’ Rossell 52

Steven M. “Steve” Rossell, 52, passed away Monday, May 31, 2010, at Beebe Medical Center in Lewes, Del. He graduated from William Penn High School in New Castle, Del. He worked for many years as a painter, both in New Castle County and Sussex...

Wednesday, June 2, 2010 - 5:31am

Mary S. Rickards, 91

Mary S. Rickards, 91, of Selbyville passed away Monday, May 24, 2010, at Beebe Medical Center in Lewes, Del. She and her husband had owned and operated Rickards Market, Sussex Gas Co. and Rick’s Laundromat, all in Selbyville, Del. She was a...

Wednesday, June 2, 2010 - 5:31am

James H. ‘Pete’ Norfolk, 84

James H. “Pete” Norfolk, 84, of Selbyville, Del., passed away on Sunday, May 30, 2010, at Brandywine Assisted Living in Selbyville, Del., surrounded by his loving family. He was a World War II veteran, having served with the U.S. Marine Corps....

Wednesday, June 2, 2010 - 5:27am

Fannie Steele Harrison, 96

Fannie Steele Harrison, 96, of Milford, Del., passed away on Saturday, May 22, 2010. She was a member of the Avenue United Methodist Church in Milford, Del., and the United Methodist Women. She also had been a member of the University of Delaware...

Wednesday, June 2, 2010 - 5:25am

May M. Greenwood, 73

May M. Greenwood, 73, of Frankford, Del., passed away on Friday, May 28, 2010, at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury, Md. She was a member of Beth’el Tabernacle Church of God in Clarksville, Del.

Greenwood was preceded in death...

Wednesday, June 2, 2010 - 5:24am

Betty S. Conaway, 77

Betty S. Conaway, 77, of Millsboro, Del., passed away Saturday, May 22, 2010, at Beebe Medical Center in Lewes, Del. She was a lifelong member of the Dickerson Chapel AME Church in Millsboro, Del., where she was a member of the Steward Board and...

Wednesday, June 2, 2010 - 5:23am

Don W. Betts, 83

Don W. Betts, 83, of Millsboro, Del., passed away on Wednesday, May 26, 2010, at the Delaware Hospice Center in Milford, Del. He graduated from the Fishburne Academy in Waynsboro, Va., and the Pierce Business College in Philadelphia, Pa. He was a...

Wednesday, June 2, 2010 - 5:23am

Jean Wilgus Bennett, 93

Jean Wilgus Bennett, 93, of Millsboro, Del., passed away on Saturday, May 29, 2010. Throughout her life she enjoyed many hobbies: knitting, speaking French, dancing, tennis, horseback riding, music, swimming and traveling. In her 20s, Bennett...

Wednesday, June 2, 2010 - 5:22am

Vaughn J. Hudson, 77

Vaughn J. Hudson, 77, of Selbyville, Del., passed away on Sunday, May 23, 2010, at the Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin, Md. He served with the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. He was a retired mechanic. During his working years, he was...

Wednesday, May 26, 2010 - 5:58am

Susann Marie Christy

Susann Marie Christy, of Dagsboro, Del., passed away on Monday, April 28, 2010.

Services are set for Saturday, June 26, 2010 at 4 p.m. The service will be held at her home at 32085 Sussex Street, Dagsboro, Del.

Wednesday, May 26, 2010 - 2:07am

Dorothy “Dot” S. Booth, 84

Dorothy “Dot” S. Booth, 84, of Ocean View, Del., passed away on Saturday, May 22, 2010, at her home where she resided with her daughter for the last three years. She was a homemaker and enjoyed working in sales for many years before she retired...

Wednesday, May 26, 2010 - 2:05am

Betty S. Conaway, 77

Betty S. Conaway, 77, of Millsboro, Del., passed away on Saturday, May 22, 2010 at Beebe Medical Center in Lewes, Del. She was a life long member of the Dickerson Chapel AME Church in Millsboro, Del., she was a member of the Steward Board and Lay...

Wednesday, May 26, 2010 - 2:04am