Obituaries


Genevieve M. ‘Gene’ Langhorst, 79

Genevieve M. “Gene” Langhorst, 79, of Millsboro, Del., formerly of Gaithersburg and Rockville, Md., and Yonkers, N.Y., passed away on Monday, July 19, 2010, at Beebe Medical Center in Lewes.

Langhorst was a member of Mary Mother of Peace...

Wednesday, July 28, 2010 - 10:37am

William Barnes ‘Barney’ Hall Jr., 81

William Barnes “Barney” Hall Jr., 81, of Fenwick Island, Del., formerly of Baltimore and Ocean City, Md., died Sunday, July 18, 2010, at home.
He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and was a member of St. Luke Catholic Church in...

Wednesday, July 28, 2010 - 10:36am

Charlotte Franklin Gum, 70

Charlotte Franklin Gum, 70, of Selbyville, Del., passed away at her home on Thursday, July 22, 2010. Gum was a retired lab technician at Townsend’s Hatchery.

In addition to her parents, Charles and Edna (Birch) Franklin, she was also...

Wednesday, July 28, 2010 - 10:35am

Florence M. Gray, 74

Florence M. Gray, 74, of Frankford, Del., passed away Saturday, July 10, 2010, at Delaware Hospice Center in Milford, Del. She had been an activities assistant at Treasure Beach Campground near Fenwick Island for 11 years.

Gray was...

Monday, July 19, 2010 - 3:01am

Grace Wingate Hudson, 83

Grace Wingate Hudson, 83, of Dagsboro, Del., passed away Thursday, July 15, 2010. She will be remembered as a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She was known for her green thumb. Her yard was a riot of color from the first...

Monday, July 19, 2010 - 3:00am

Sylvia L. Leinbach, 76

Sylvia L. Leinbach, 76, of Millsboro, Del., passed away Friday, July 16, 2010, at Beebe Medical Center in Lewes, Del. She worked for Bell of Pennsylvania retiring as a supervisor in Dial Administration in 1984 after 33 years of service. After...

Monday, July 19, 2010 - 2:59am

Nowland Bouchelle Ellison "Hopps," 91

Nowland Bouchelle Ellison "Hopps", 91, of Bethany Beach, Del., passed away Sunday, July 11, 2010, at home in the loving arms of his daughter and wife. He worked for Conowingo Power, a division of Philadelphia Electric Co. and was a dedicated...

Monday, July 19, 2010 - 2:58am

Raymond L. Marvel, 89

Raymond L. Marvel, 89, of Dagsboro, Del., passed away Friday, July 16, 2010, at home surrounded by his loving family. He served his country proudly in the U.S. Army during World War II and was a member of the VFW, American Legion and the...

Monday, July 19, 2010 - 2:57am

Raymond J. “Ray” Hunt, 86

Raymond J. “Ray” Hunt, 86, of Denton, Md., passed away Thursday, July 15, 2010, at the Envoy Center in Denton, Md. He was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran of World War II serving in the South Pacific Campaign and China; he was a gunner and was...

Monday, July 19, 2010 - 2:55am

Mary Louise ”Mary Lou” Tate, 71

Mary Louise ”Mary Lou” Tate, 71, of Boca Raton, Fla., passed away Tuesday, July 13, 2010, at Hospice By The Sea in Boca Raton, Fla. She and her husband, Jim, previously owned Ocean Realty in Ocean City.

Tate was preceded in death by her...

Monday, July 19, 2010 - 2:54am

Charles L. Wright, 72

Charles L. Wright, 72, of Fenwick Island, Del., passed away Wednesday, July 14, 2010, at Beebe Medical Center in Lewes, Del. He was raised in Washington, D.C. and was a loyal Redskin fan. He served his country in the Army National Guard and the U...

Monday, July 19, 2010 - 2:53am

Robert V. “Bob” West, 79

Robert V. “Bob” West, 79, of Georgetown, Del., passed away Friday, July 16, 2010, at home surrounded by his family. He worked for Townsend’s Inc., Millsboro, Del. as a supervisor of poultry processing and many other duties for many years retiring...

Monday, July 19, 2010 - 2:53am

Margaret M. Lynch, 86

Margaret M. Lynch, 86, of Selbyville, Del., passed away Tuesday, July 13, 2010, at the Delaware Hospice Center in Milford, Del. She was born Dec. 29, 1923.

Lynch was preceded in death by her parents, Raymond and Stella Rickards; her loving...

Wednesday, July 14, 2010 - 4:04am

Richard A. "Dick" Kelly

Richard A. "Dick" Kelly, formerly of Mavern, Pa., passed away Sunday, July 11, 2010, at the Delaware Hospice Center, surrounded by his loved ones. As a young man he served in in the U.S. Navy during World War II, aboard the USS Valley Forge and...

Wednesday, July 14, 2010 - 1:33am

Ursula Delores Foshay, 67

Ursula Delores Foshay, 67, of Laurel, Del., passed away Saturday, July 10, 2010, at Beebe Medical Center in Lewes, Del. She graduated from Fordham University with a degree in English in 1963. She was an elementary school teacher for the Prince...

Tuesday, July 13, 2010 - 7:31am

John W. Walls Jr., 85

John W. Walls Jr., 85, of near Millville, Del., passed away Saturday, July 10, 2010, at the Delaware Hospice Center of Milford, Del. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy during World War II and the citizens of the State of Delaware for...

Tuesday, July 13, 2010 - 2:41am

Edward E. “Eddie” Summerville, Jr., 50

Edward E. “Eddie” Summerville, Jr., 50, of near Millsboro, Del., passed away Friday, July 9, 2010, at the Beebe Medical Center, Lewes, Del. He was a U.S. Army Veteran and an Eagle Scout. He was a member of the Midway Baptist Church, Lewes, Del....

Tuesday, July 13, 2010 - 2:40am

Doris Parker Moore, 83

Doris Parker Moore, 83, of Laurel, Del., passed away Monday, July 5, 2010, at Christiana Care, Newark Del. She was a licensed Practical Nurse and was employed by Dr. Penserga. She was a painter, loved flowers and birds. She was very close to her...

Monday, July 12, 2010 - 2:27am

Mark J. McGrellis, 69

Mark J. McGrellis, 69, of Fenwick Island, Del., passed away Tuesday, July 6, 2010, at his home. He worked as an asbestos worker with the Local Union 42 in New Castle, Del. He was a licensed pilot and he loved to fly.

McGrellis was preceded...

Monday, July 12, 2010 - 2:25am

Edward R. Karr, 61

Edward R. Karr, 61, of Georgetown, Del., passed away Monday, July 5, 2010, at home. He graduated from Christiana High School in 1967. He met the love of his life, Olive Robinson Karr, and married her in 1968. He enlisted in the US Navy in 1969...

Monday, July 12, 2010 - 2:24am

H. Isabelle Cropper, 84

H. Isabelle Cropper, 84, of Showell, Del., passed away Sunday, July 4, 2010, at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury, Md. after a gallant battle with leukemia. She was a lifelong member of Showell United Methodist Church. She was a...

Tuesday, July 6, 2010 - 8:23am

Dorothy M. Kankosky, 92

Dorothy M. Kankosky, 92, of Selbyville, Del., passed away Saturday, July 3, 2010, at Delaware Hospice Center in Milford, Del. She was a homemaker.

Kankosky was preceded in death by her parents, Edward and Marie (Meier) Frosburg. She is...

Tuesday, July 6, 2010 - 8:09am

Maurice (Snooty) A. Mosley, 75

Maurice (Snooty) A. Mosley, 75, of Millsboro, Del., passed away Wednesday, June 30, 2010, at Beebe Medical Center surrounded by loving family.

Mosley was preceded in death by his step-father, Hersel Davis; and father, the Frank Wilson. He...

Tuesday, July 6, 2010 - 2:00am

Lawrence R. “Larry” Hynson, 79

Lawrence R. “Larry” Hynson, 79, of Selbyville and formerly of Rockville, Md. passed away Thursday, July 1, 2010, at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury, Md. He retired from the Department of Defense in Washington, DC as a cartographer...

Tuesday, July 6, 2010 - 1:56am

Allen Alby Vickers, 93

Allen Alby Vickers, 93, of Millsboro, Del., passed away Monday, June 28, 2010, at Atlantic Shores Nursing Home in Millsboro, Del. He worked as a welder for Townsend’s Inc and Melvin L. Joseph Construction.

Vickers was preceded in death by...

Tuesday, July 6, 2010 - 1:55am

Jackie Dwayne Hopkins, 37

Jackie Dwayne Hopkins, 37, of Georgetown, Del., passed away Monday, June 28, 2010, at Peninsula Regional Medical Center, Salisbury, Md. He received his education from the Indian River School District and graduated from Sussex Central High School...

Tuesday, July 6, 2010 - 1:54am

Harold Warfel Hebel, 90

Harold Warfel Hebel, 90, of Dagsboro, Del., passed away Monday, June 28, 2010, at home. He was a retired electrical inspector for Fire Underwriters of Philadelphia, having served for 30 years. He served for 10 years in Harford County as a...

Wednesday, June 30, 2010 - 9:48am

Frederick ’Bozzie’ Luther Norwood Sr., 73

Frederick “Bozzie” Luther Norwood Sr., 73, passed away Monday, June 28, 2010, at Beebe Medical Center Lewes, Del. He was a farmer during his early years of working. Later he became a truck driver for many years, until his health declined. He...

Wednesday, June 30, 2010 - 9:47am

Bernard Stephen Sanzone, 60

Bernard Stephen Sanzone, 60, of Ocean View, Del., passed away Saturday, June 26, 2010, at the Delaware Hospice Center in Milford, Del. He had worked for MetLife as an investment manager until his retirement in 2000. He had a life-long love of...

Wednesday, June 30, 2010 - 9:45am

Deanna Victoria Whitmore, 40

Deanna Victoria Whitmore, 40, of Millsboro, Del., passed away suddenly on Monday, June 21, 2010, at her home. She was a devoted and loving mother and will never be forgotten by her family and friends.

Whitmore was preceded in death by her...

Wednesday, June 30, 2010 - 9:45am

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