Obituaries


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

John J. “Jack” Mooney Jr., 73

John J. “Jack” Mooney Jr., 73, of Bethany Beach, Del., passed away on Wednesday, April 14, 2010, at home. He served two years in the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers and 34 years with the DuPont Company.  He was involved for many years in Little...

Monday, April 19, 2010 - 2:17am

Frances A. Strausberger, 73

Frances A. Strausberger, 73, of Millsboro, Del., passed away on Wednesday, April 14, 2010, at the Beebe Medical Center in Lewes, Del. She worked in the Cryovac Department at Perdue Poultry in Georgetown for 15 years. She was a member of the...

Monday, April 19, 2010 - 2:11am

Doris M. Ciccanti, 89

Doris M. Ciccanti, 89, of Ocean View, Del., passed away on Thursday, April 1, 2010, at Delaware Hospice Center in Milford, Del. She and her husband, Armand, owned and operated Chic's Pizza in Bristol Borough, Pa. She was a life member of the...

Wednesday, April 14, 2010 - 2:14am

John C. Crowley Jr., 71

John C. Crowley Jr., 71, passed away on Monday, April 12, 2010,at home after a long battle with cancer, surrounded by his loving family. He graduated from Wilmington High School in 1956 where he played football and was a member of the HY-Y. He...

Tuesday, April 13, 2010 - 11:22am

Marvin Calvin Mumford, 82

Marvin Calvin Mumford, 82, of Frankford, Del., passed away on Friday, April 9, 2010, at the Coastal Hospice by the Lake, in Salisbury, Md. He was a retired supervisor and sales clerk in retail sales. He was a veteran of World War II in the U.S...

Monday, April 12, 2010 - 9:29am

Rickey Allen Grinolds, 53

Rickey Allen Grinolds, 53, of Millsboro, Del., passed away on Wednesday, April 7, 2010, in Tallasse, Ala. under Hospice care. He was a career soldier in the U.S. Air Force, retiring at the rank of Technical Sergeant. He was employed as a civil...

Monday, April 12, 2010 - 8:45am

Albert Hagans Sr., 85

Albert Hagans Sr., 85, of Selbyville, Del., passed away on Wednesday, April 7, 2010. He was employed by various jobs, such as construction, farming, trucking and numerous processing plants.  In the 1980s, Hagans retired.  He was known as “Blake”...

Monday, April 12, 2010 - 3:16am

Michael C. Middleton, 74

Michael C. Middleton, 74, of Bethany Beach, Del., passed away on Tuesday, April 6, 2010, at the Delaware Hospice Center in Milford, He attended City College and University of Maryland. During college he served in the ROTC resigning as a 1st...

Monday, April 12, 2010 - 3:15am

Milo Jay “Mike” Lessig, 90

Milo Jay “Mike” Lessig, 90, of Millsboro, Del., passed away on Sunday, April 4, 2010, at home. He was retired from the Operating Engineers Local 542. He was a member of the Community Church of Oak Orchard. He was a member of the Oak Orchard...

Monday, April 12, 2010 - 3:10am

Mary Rega, 94

Mary Rega, 94, of Millsboro, Del., passed away on Wednesday, April 7, 2010, at home. She was beloved mother and housewife. She was a parishioner at Mary Mother of Peace Church in Millsboro.

Rega was preceded in death by her parents, John...

Monday, April 12, 2010 - 3:09am

Helen Marie (Fihelly) Price, 85

Helen Marie (Fihelly) Price, 85, of Milford, Del., passed away on Monday, Thursday, March 25, 2010, at home. She was a was a secretary with Social Security and 3M, and then for over 20 years, she enjoyed her work and many friends with the U.S....

Thursday, April 8, 2010 - 7:57am

Ruth M. Abbott, 92

Ruth M. Abbott, 92, of Selbyville, Del., passed away on Monday, April 5, 2010, at home. She was a homemaker and a big supporter of the Women in Military Service for America Memorial.  A veteran, she served in the U.S. Coast Guard during World War...

Thursday, April 8, 2010 - 4:59am

Dale Malcolm Duvall, 77

Dale Malcolm Duvall, 77, of Bethany Beach, Del., passed away on Saturday, March 27, 2010, at the Beebe Medical Center in Lewes, Del. He lived most of his life in Washington, D.C., where he worked as a stockbroker and real estate manager for...

Wednesday, April 7, 2010 - 3:29am

William J. Whaselsky, 68

William J. Whaselsky, 68 of Selbyville, Del., passed away on Sunday, April 4, 2010, at home. He served in the United States Army Corp of Engineers in Kaiserlautern, Germany. From there he joined General Electric, Bergen County, N.J. on Oct. 9,...

Tuesday, April 6, 2010 - 8:03am

Eileen Mc Carthy Gallant, 60

Eileen Mc Carthy Gallant, 60, of Fenwick Island, Del., passed away on Friday, April 2, 2010, at Delaware Hospice Center in Milford, Del. She served as a producer and program director of WMAL Radio Station in Washington, D.C. from 1976 through...

Tuesday, April 6, 2010 - 2:14am

Mary Ellen “Eileen” Fitzhugh, 48

Mary Ellen “Eileen” Fitzhugh, 48, of Frankford, Del., passed away on Monday, March 29, 2010, at Delaware Hospice Center, Milford, Del. Fitzhugh had been the assistant manager at Wawa in Ocean City, Md. She had also been a master barber and...

Monday, April 5, 2010 - 3:27am

Josefina A. Bowman, 67

Josefina A. Bowman, 67, of Fenwick Island, Del., passed away on Tuesday, March 30, 2010, at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin, Md. She had worked for former U.S. Sen. William Proxmire and, after moving to Delaware, she had worked at Ocean...

Monday, April 5, 2010 - 3:23am

Karen J. Gooding, 47

Karen J. Gooding, 47, of Selbyville, Del., passed away on Wednesday, March 24, 2010. She was a homemaker and a member of Fenwick Island Baptist Church.

Gooding was proceeded in death by her father, Arthur Vossler. She is survived by her...

Monday, April 5, 2010 - 3:15am

Jehu “Jay” Layton, 73

Jehu “Jay” Layton, 73 of Dagsboro, Del., passed away on Tuesday, March 30, 2010, at the Beebe Medical Center in Lewes, Del. Layton owned and operated Jay’s Market in Frankford for 34 years. After retirement, he enjoyed spending time with family,...

Monday, April 5, 2010 - 3:14am

Glen Alexander, 45

Glen Alexander, 45 of Frankford, Del., passed away on Sunday, March 28, 2010, at his home. He was employed by Eastern Shore Porch and Patio. He was a member of the Selbyville Elks Lodge and a die-hard Cowboys fan.

Alexander is survived by...

Wednesday, March 31, 2010 - 3:58am

William Robert “Doc” Yesbek, 90

William Robert “Doc” Yesbek, 90 of Bethany Beach, Del., passed away on Friday, March 26, 2010, at home. He served as a captain in the Army before establishing his dental practice in Washington, D.C.
Yesbek was proceeded in death by his wife...

Monday, March 29, 2010 - 10:39am

Lorraine Teti Grosso, 66

Lorraine Teti Grosso, 66 of Bethany Beach, Del., passed in March 2010 after a courageous battle with cancer. She was an accomplished artist and a nationally-ranked tennis player. She was employed by Franciscan Health System in Aston, Penn. for...

Monday, March 29, 2010 - 1:56am

Patricia Faye Plummer, 65

Patricia Faye Plummer, 65 of Georgetown, Del., passed away on Wednesday, March 24, 2010. She loved fishing, gardening, watching her grandchildren play sports, stock car racing and spending time with her family.

Plummer was proceeded in...

Monday, March 29, 2010 - 1:54am

John ‘Smitty’ Francis Smith, 69

John ‘Smitty’ Francis Smith, 69 of Millsboro, Del., passed away on Thursday, March 25, 2010, at Beebe Medical Center in Lewes, Del. He had worked as a carpenter, until Philadelphia Electric Company employed him, where he retired from in 1990 from...

Monday, March 29, 2010 - 1:52am

Janet Naegele, 62

Janet Naegele, 62 of Gumboro, Del., passed away on Thursday, March 25, 2010, at home. She was a homemaker and co-owned the family business for 20 years. She was a member of the Holy Redeemer Roman Catholic Church in Delmar, Md. She was a loving...

Monday, March 29, 2010 - 1:14am

Anna V. Brackett, 87

Anna V. Brackett, 87 of Ocean View, Del., passed away on Monday, March 22, 2010 at Beebe Medical Center in Lewes, Del. She was an active member at the Dagsboro Church of God where she participated in many of the Bible Studies. She also...

Friday, March 26, 2010 - 3:53am

David Ralston Pettyjohn, 94

David Ralston Pettyjohn, 94 of Georgetown, Del., passed away on Tuesday, March 23, 2010, at the home of his daughter. He first worked for Parks Goodnight and Old Line Construction Co., as a heavy equipment operator. Then, he was employed at...

Friday, March 26, 2010 - 3:51am