Obituaries


Gregory R. Forte, 29

Gregory R. Forte, 29, passed away May 2010. He was vibrant, loving, always willing to lend a hand to anyone; he was passionate about his family, friends, and soccer. He graduated from Indian River High School. He has played soccer in Ocean City,...

Monday, May 24, 2010 - 9:11am

Alma J. Hearn, 90

Alma J. Hearn, 90, of Millsboro, Del., passed away on Wednesday, May 19, 2010. She was a homemaker and a member of Hickory Hill United Methodist Church.

Hearn was preceded in death by her parents, John and Ida Pusey Parker; and her husband...

Monday, May 24, 2010 - 2:00am

Barbara Joan Carr Gale, 84

Barbara Joan Carr Gale, 84, of Bethany Beach and Lewes, Del., passed away on Saturday, May 15, 2010. She was an aide to Majority Leader Hubert Humphrey, an early staff member of Northwest Fair Housing that worked to prevent red-lining in the...

Friday, May 21, 2010 - 5:19am

Antoinette “Toni” Sullivan, 74

Antoinette “Toni” Sullivan, 74, of Ocean View, Del., passed away on Saturday, May 15, 2010. She was a member of the Ladies Sodality at St. Ann’s Catholic Church in Bethany Beach, Del. and a Ladies Auxiliary member of the Mason Dixon

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Wednesday, May 19, 2010 - 3:03am

William Wallace Truitt “Hoagie”, 86

William Wallace Truitt “Hoagie”, 86, passed away on Tuesday, May 11, 2010. He was retired from Collins Saw Mill in Gumboro, Del. He loved animals, his garden, and attending flea markets.

Truitt was preceded in death by his parents, King...

Monday, May 17, 2010 - 2:56am

Joseph H. Beigler, 75

Joseph H. Beigler, 75, of Dagsboro, Del., passed away on Saturday, May 8, 2010. He had been an auto mechanic.

Beigler was preceded in death by his parents, Carl Frederick and Mary Elizabeth Short Beigler. He is survived by his sister, Lola...

Monday, May 17, 2010 - 2:55am

Sarah S. Parker, 95

Sarah S. Parker, 95, of Georgetown, Del., passed away on Wednesday, May 12, 2010, at her home. She will always be remembered as a loving mother and grandmother. She faithfully attended church, being a member of Carey’s United Methodist Church in...

Monday, May 17, 2010 - 2:54am

Gerald R. Hudson, 77

Gerald R. Hudson, 77, of Frankford, Del., passed away on Wednesday, May 12, 2010, at the Delaware Hospice Center in Milford, Del. He was a retired poultry farmer and was also a machine operator at Townsends Soybean plant for 20 years. He was a...

Monday, May 17, 2010 - 2:53am

Phillip Carnvale, 92

Phillip Carnvale, 92, of Bethany Beach, Del., passed away on Sunday, May 9, 2010, at the Beebe Medical Center in Lewes, Del. He worked for over 36 years for United Airlines as a senior line mechanic at Pittsburgh International Airport. He was...

Wednesday, May 12, 2010 - 5:47am

Sheila Khera Gulab, 72

Sheila Khera Gulab, 72, of Millsboro, Del., passed away on Thursday, May 6, 2010, at her home. She was the beloved matriarch of her entire family. Her generosity with her time and resources to her family and the wider community, her compassionate...

Tuesday, May 11, 2010 - 4:01am

Frances Inzano De Franzo, 70

Frances Inzano De Franzo, 70, of Bethany Beach, Del., passed away on Sunday, May 9, 2010, at Beebe Medical Center in Lewes, Del. She was born in New Brunswick, N.J., and was a resident of central New Jersey for most of her life. She moved to...

Tuesday, May 11, 2010 - 3:59am

Virginia Lee Jennell Condo, 76

Virginia Lee Jennell Condo, 76, of Ocean View, Del., passed away on Tuesday, March 30, 2010, at home. She worked for Fairfax County Public Schools in Fairfax, Va. for 27 years before retiring and moving to Ocean View, Del. in 1987.

Condo...

Tuesday, May 11, 2010 - 2:59am

Robert M. Davis Sr., 75

Robert M. Davis Sr., 75, of Millsboro, Del., passed away on Friday, April 23, 2010. He was a retired mechanic with the American Can Company. He was a friend to everyone he came in contact with. He enjoyed puzzles, woodworking, being outside and...

Monday, May 10, 2010 - 4:06am

Norman Joines, 85

Norman Joines, 85, of Sharptown, Md., passed away on Saturday, May 1, 2010, at Peninsula Regional Medical Center, Salisbury, Md. He was a member of the VFW, Mason Dixon Post, and loved golfing. He retired after 30 years of service from Townsend’s...

Monday, May 10, 2010 - 4:05am

Hazel Hall Lichtenstein, 90

Hazel Hall Lichtenstein, 90, of Claymont, Del., passed away on Thursday, May 6, 2010, at the home of her daughter, Gail in Selbyville. She was an active member of the United Methodist Church of the Atonement in Claymont for 85 years where she had...

Monday, May 10, 2010 - 4:03am

William R. Tillette, 82

William R. Tillette, 82, of Ocean View, Del., passed away on Thursday, May 6, 2010, at Beebe Medical Center in Lewes, Del. He was a veteran of the Korean War serving in the United States Army.
He retired in 1985 from Bethlehem Steel in...

Monday, May 10, 2010 - 4:02am

Barbara C. Jackson, 56

Barbara C. Jackson, 56, of Millsboro, Del., passed away on Friday, May 7, 2010, at the Delaware Hospice Center in Milford, Del., after a courageous eight-year battle with cancer. She had the opportunity to work with Jobs for Delaware Graduates,...

Monday, May 10, 2010 - 4:00am

Anamae R. Rogers, 78

Anamae R. Rogers, 78, of Millsboro, Del., passed away on Saturday, May 8, 2010, at Beebe Medical Center in Lewes, Del. She was a homemaker, and had been very active in her community. She was a charter member and life member of the Indian River...

Monday, May 10, 2010 - 3:58am

Katharina “Kathi” Klees (nee Schmengler), 75

Katharina “Kathi” Klees (nee Schmengler), 75, of Millville, Del., passed away Saturday, May 8, 2010, at the residence of her caregiver, Anna Mae Paradis, after a courageous battle with Alzheimer’s disease. She was born in Bendorf, Germany, and...

Monday, May 10, 2010 - 3:56am

Virgie Ellen Dove, 86

Virgie Ellen Dove, 86, of Millsboro, Del., passed away on Saturday, May 1, 2010, at home. She was retired from farming.

Dove was preceded in death by her husband, Melvin Dove.

Services are set for Wednesday evening, May 12, 2010...

Monday, May 10, 2010 - 3:53am

Mary Regan Reader

Mary Regan Reader, of Ocean View, Del., passed away on Saturday, May 1, 2010, at her home.

Reader is survived by her devoted husband, James Reader; her daughter and son-in-law, Nicole and Michael Close; her son, Darren Dupree; three...

Monday, May 10, 2010 - 3:52am

Katherine “Kathy” E. Brown, 62

Katherine “Kathy” E. Brown, 62, of Bishopville, Del., passed away on Thursday, April 29, 2010, at her home. She grew up and attended schools in the Baltimore and Washington area and worked part time at Montgomery Wards and Vitro. She worked...

Monday, May 10, 2010 - 3:51am

Guy C. Baker, Sr., 87

Guy C. Baker, Sr., 87, of Millsboro, Del., passed away on Monday, May 3, 2010, at Harrison Senior Living in Georgetown, Del. He worked for Mitchell & Sons in Millsboro, Del. for over 40 years. He was a member of the Hickory Hill United...

Monday, May 10, 2010 - 3:49am

Paul Joseph McGinn, 84

Paul Joseph McGinn, 84, of Ocean View, Del., passed away on Sunday, May 2, 2010, at home. He was a veteran of the Korean War, serving in the United States Army. He retired from the U.S. Postal Service after 30 years. He was past president of the...

Monday, May 3, 2010 - 7:54am

Donna Lynn Adams, 48

Donna Lynn Adams, 48, of Dagsboro, Del., passed away on Friday, April 30, 2010. She spent her lifetime caring for kids and doing foster care. She loved children. She was a master of the pool tables and loved reading. She loved her family and her...

Monday, May 3, 2010 - 7:54am

Richard H. Berling, 79

Richard H. Berling, 79, of Selbyville, Del., passed away on Wednesday, April 28, 2010, at home.

Berling was preceded in death by his parents, Edward R. and Cora (Andrews) Berling. He is survived by his wife, Margaret Berling of Selbyville...

Friday, April 30, 2010 - 7:51am

Susann Marie Christy, 57

Susann Marie Christy, 57, of Dagsboro, Del., passed away on Wednesday, April 28, 2010, at home. She spent her early years in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area before moving to Pennsylvania and Delaware. She attended St. John the Baptist de la...

Friday, April 30, 2010 - 7:44am

Anthony J. Hermann Jr., 81

Anthony J. Hermann Jr., 81, of Millsboro, Del., passed away on Tuesday, April 27, 2010, at Beebe Hospital, Lewes, Del. He was a member of Mary Mother Of Peace Roman Catholic Church in Long Neck, Del.

Hermann was preceded in death by his...

Friday, April 30, 2010 - 2:54am

Jane Elizabeth Williams Barham, 61

Jane Elizabeth Williams Barham,61, of Hockessin, Del., passed away on Tuesday, April 20, 2010, suddenly at her home. Born and raised in Dagsboro, Del., she was a long-time resident of Wilmington and Hockessin. She was a graduate and valedictorian...

Tuesday, April 27, 2010 - 9:57am

Joyce H. Moore, 77

Joyce H. Moore, 77, of Selbyville, Del., passed away on Sunday, April 25, 2010, at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin. She had been a bus attendant for the Montgomery County Schools for many years.

Moore was preceded in death by her...

Tuesday, April 27, 2010 - 9:36am

Vivian McCabe Hickman, 89

Vivian McCabe Hickman, 89, of Bishopville, Md., passed away on Sunday, April 25, 2010, at Atlantic General Hospital, Berlin, Md. She and her husband Louis had previously owned and operated the Sun and Beach Motel and the 45th Street Sub Shop,...

Tuesday, April 27, 2010 - 9:35am

Cynthia L. Squires, 61

Cynthia L. Squires, 61, of Selbyville, Del., passed away on Monday, April 26, 2010, at her home. She had work for Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin in food service.

Squires was preceded in death by her parents, Louis E. and Jacqueline M...

Tuesday, April 27, 2010 - 9:35am

Dwight Everette Taylor, 54

Dwight Everette Taylor, 54, of Millsboro, Del., passed away on Friday, April 23, 2010, at Milford Memorial Hospital, Milford, Del. He attended Sussex Central High School and graduated in 1973. He was first employed by Ames Department Store in...

Monday, April 26, 2010 - 8:34am

Thelma Almiria Bunting Clogg, 87

Thelma Almiria Bunting Clogg, 87, passed away on Saturday, April 24, 2010. She was a life long member of Christ United Methodist Church and Bethal United Methodist Cuhrch of Dagsboro; past member of Dagsboro Republican Club.Thelma Almiria Bunting...

Monday, April 26, 2010 - 8:29am

Joyce Lynn Nottingham, 49

Joyce Lynn Nottingham, 49, of Brunswick, Maine, formerly of Millsboro, Del., passed away on Monday, April 19, 2010. She was born in Lewes, Del. and was a 1979 graduate of Indian River High School. She moved to Maine in 1986. She enjoyed cooking,...

Monday, April 26, 2010 - 8:24am

George J. Hohmeier, 86

George J. Hohmeier, 86, of Selbyville, Del., passed away on Tuesday, April 20, 2010 at Berlin Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Berlin, Del. He had been a maintenance mechanic for many years. He served in the US Coast Guard during World War...

Monday, April 26, 2010 - 3:08am

Hilda Irene Bowden, 89

Hilda Irene Bowden, 89, of Millsboro, Del., passed away on Wednesday, April 21, 2010, at the Delaware Hospice Center in Milford, Del. She was a homemaker and her warmth and caring were the traits that made people proud to know her, including her...

Monday, April 26, 2010 - 3:07am

Walter Daniel Baker, 66

Walter Daniel Baker, 66, of Wilmington, Del., passed away on Thursday, April 15, 2010, at the Brandywine Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Wilmington, Del. He worked for C.M.V. Cleaning Services in Elizabeth, New Jersey retiring many years...

Monday, April 26, 2010 - 3:05am

Paul J. Elliott, 62

Paul J. Elliott, 62, of Millsboro, Del., passed away on Thursday, April 22, 2010, at Beebe Medical Center in Lewes, Del. He was a self-employed mechanic for a number of years. He was deeply devoted to his family and a member of Grace of God...

Monday, April 26, 2010 - 3:04am

Clayton Allen Marker, 46

Clayton Allen Marker, 46, of Georgetown, Del., passed away on Thursday, April 22, 2010, at home. He owned and operated his own business, Marker’s Plumbing and Oil Burner Service. He loved his family, was a wonderful brother, father, grandfather...

Monday, April 26, 2010 - 2:45am

Chandrapaul Mahadan, 44

Chandrapaul Mahadan, 44, of Millsboro, Del., passed away on Sunday, April 18, 2010, at home. He was born in Berbice, Guyana. He was a licensed self-employed contractor. He was an especially loving, good hearted man who was selfless, full of heart...

Wednesday, April 21, 2010 - 4:06am

Stephen Bradford Dawson, 59

Stephen Bradford Dawson, 59, of Millsboro and Rehoboth Beach, Del., passed away on Thursday, Sunday, April 18, 2010, at Beebe Medical Center in Lewes, Del. He was a lifelong local artist, he painted hundreds of works of art, which he enjoyed...

Wednesday, April 21, 2010 - 4:03am

Philip Charles Garneski, 48

Philip Charles Garneski, 48, of Milton, Del., passed away on Friday, April 16, 2010, at home. He was a retired pipe insulator, having worked with the Union Pipefitters. He was well known in the community, and will be sadly missed.

Garneski...

Tuesday, April 20, 2010 - 5:00am

Elbert “Buddy” Voorhees, III, 65

Elbert “Buddy” Voorhees, III, 65, of Selbyville, Del., passed away on Sunday, April 18, 2010 at the Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury, Md. He was a retired sub shop owner and operator. He truly loved his family and enjoyed cooking,...

Tuesday, April 20, 2010 - 4:54am

Sarah H. Bethards, 86

Sarah H. Bethards, 86, of Millsboro, Del., passed away on Thursday, April 15, 2010, at Beebe Medical Center in Lewes, Del. She worked for many years as a domestic worker and as a child-care provider, as well as a homemaker raising her children....

Tuesday, April 20, 2010 - 2:39am

Jennifer L. Timmons, 29

Jennifer L. Timmons, 29, of Dagsboro, Del., passed away on Thursday, April 15, 2010, at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin, Md. She was a loving wife and mother, and her children were the lights of her life.

Timmons was preceded in death...

Tuesday, April 20, 2010 - 2:39am

Paul Keiser, 63

Paul Keiser, 63, of Selbyville, Del., passed away on Monday, April 12, 2010, at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin, Md. He had been a transportation director for Giant Foods. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of Vietnam and a member of American Legion...

Tuesday, April 20, 2010 - 2:38am

Jane Riddle Smith, 90

Jane Riddle Smith, 90, of Millsboro, Del., passed away on Thursday, April 15, 2010, at the Delaware Hospice Center in Milford, Del. She was a native Delawarian and a graduate of Wilmington High School. She retired from Diamond State Telephone as...

Monday, April 19, 2010 - 3:05am

Sylvester Calvin Bratton, 74

Sylvester Calvin Bratton, 74, of Millsboro, Del., passed away on Tuesday, April 6, 2010. He was a supervisor with Kraft General Foods for 32 years and also the local barber in the Frankford area. He was a Vietnam Era veteran of the U.S. Army. He...

Monday, April 19, 2010 - 2:55am

Dorothy “Dotty” Rubright, 93

Dorothy “Dotty” Rubright, 93, of Ocean View, Del., passed away on Wednesday, April 14, 2010, at home. She and her late husband, Richard worked and taught together in Japan, Mexico and Czechoslovakia before retiring in Seattle, Wash., then moving...

Monday, April 19, 2010 - 2:54am