Obituaries


John P. "Jack" Woods, 84

John P. "Jack" Woods, 84 of Bethany Beach, Del., passed away on Tuesday, March 9, 2010, at Christiana Hospital in Newark, Del. He worked and retired as a computer scientist for IBM and Computer Sciences Corp. He served in WWII in the 8th Army...

Friday, March 26, 2010 - 3:45am

Lois C. Sweeney, 72

Lois C. Sweeney, 72 of Roxana, Del., passed away on Monday, March 22, 2010, at home. She was an associate with Ross department store for over 25 years.
Sweeney is proceeded in death by her parents, Dewey and Etta Venable Neil. She is...

Wednesday, March 24, 2010 - 6:32am

Allen F. Dayton, 79

Allen F. Dayton, 79 of South Bethany, Del., passed away on Saturday, March 20, 2010, at the Christiana Care Health Center in Newark, Del. He was born in Wilmington, Del. Dayton served with the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He was a retired...

Tuesday, March 23, 2010 - 8:31am

James Reuel Poston, 40

James Reuel Poston, 40, passed away on Saturday, March 20, 2010, at home. He studied sports broadcast journalism in college – a passion he carried with him throughout his life. Family and friends will always remember his wonderful sense of humor...

Tuesday, March 23, 2010 - 8:29am

Gary G. McWhite, 57

Gary G. McWhite, 57 of Millsboro, Del., passed away on Tuesday, March 16, 2010. He attended Bayshore Community Church and was a true Christian, always praying and praising God for every little blessing in life. In his time he served in the United...

Monday, March 22, 2010 - 9:26am

Edward E. “Tobe” Oliphant, 93

Edward E. “Tobe” Oliphant, 93 of Gumboro, Del., passed away on Wednesday, March 17, 2010, at the Nanticoke Memorial Hospital in Seaford, Del. He loved farming and was a farmer his whole life. He was a devoted and great family man who dearly loved...

Monday, March 22, 2010 - 8:53am

Thomas Larsen, 88

Thomas Larsen, 88 of Milton, Del., passed away on Friday, March 19, 2010. He was born in New York City, served in the Pacific Theater during World War II, came home to Rehoboth Beach, Del. where he lived, raised his family and worked until...

Monday, March 22, 2010 - 8:42am

Christine Marie Sheddy, 26

Christine Marie Sheddy, 26 of Dover, Del., passed away on Nov. 13, 2007. She was a stay-at-home mother to her three children. She helped with the family business doing office work and anything else that needed to be done. She loved music, talking...

Monday, March 22, 2010 - 8:31am

Myrtle E. Hitchens, 90

Myrtle E. Hitchens, 90, of Ocean View, Del. passed away Monday, March 15, 2010, at the Delaware Hospice Center in Milford, Del. She worked for “Jake” Hocker before it was G&E. She co-owned and operated Myrtle’s Upholstery with her daughter-...

Tuesday, March 16, 2010 - 9:55am

Regina Amelia Heath Husfelt, 83

Regina Amelia Heath Husfelt, 83, of Millsboro, Del., passed away Monday, March 15, 2010. She was a graduate of Elkton High School, and a member of the American Legion Auxiliary Post 28. She volunteered many hours of service to assist injured War...

Tuesday, March 16, 2010 - 9:15am

Nettie V. Darkow, 84

Nettie V. Darkow, 84, of Dagsboro, Del., passed away Monday, March 15, 2010, at Atlantic Nursing and Rehabilitation in Millsboro, Del. She was a member of the Boston Terrier Club of Maryland, and the AKC Kennel Club. She attended Blackwater...

Tuesday, March 16, 2010 - 9:13am

Mildred C. Stevens, 101

Mildred C. Stevens, 101, of Camden, Del., passed away Monday, Mar. 15, 2010, at the Capital Nursing Home, Dover, Del. She was a member of the Lebanon Wesleyan Church, and loved to play the piano and ride horses.
Stevens is proceeded in...

Tuesday, March 16, 2010 - 8:44am

Angela A. Lyddane, 84

Angela A. Lyddane, 84, of Selbyville, Del. passed away Wednesday, March 10, 2010, at Delaware Hospice Center in Milford, Del. She was a contracting officer with the Defense Mapping Agency for over 25 years. She was a member of St. Luke Catholic...

Monday, March 15, 2010 - 9:01am

Russell E. Kelly, 81

Russell E. Kelly, 81, of Selbyville, Del., passed away Saturday, March 6, 2010, at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin, Md. He served in the United States Army during the Korea and Vietnam conflicts and retired as Command Sergeant Major after 27...

Monday, March 15, 2010 - 9:00am

Dylan Andrew Ailworth, 5 weeks

Dylan Andrew Ailworth, 5 weeks, of Selbyville, Del., passed away Thursday, March 11, 2010, at Childrens National Medical Center, Washington, D.C. He was born on Feb. 4, 2010.
Ailworth is proceeded in death by his grandfather, Charles...

Monday, March 15, 2010 - 8:59am

Julian J. Kusel, 99

Julian J. Kusel, 99, of Lewes, Del., passed away Saturday, March 13, 2010. He retired in 1971 after 38 years of service as a technician for Western Electric. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus and the Telephone Pioneers of America.
...

Monday, March 15, 2010 - 8:18am

Antoinette “Toni” (Vitelli) Hail, 63

Antoinette “Toni” (Vitelli) Hail, 63, of Millsboro, Del. passed away Saturday, Mar. 13, 2010, at her home. After moving to Millsboro in 1992 she and her husband John became very active member at the East Gate Presbyterian Church in Millsboro, Del...

Monday, March 15, 2010 - 8:17am

George Elmer “Jug” West, 84

George Elmer “Jug” West, 84, of Dagsboro, Del. passed away Saturday, March 13, 2010, at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin, Md. He served in the Navy during World War II and retired as the postmaster of the Selbyville Post Office after 28 years...

Monday, March 15, 2010 - 8:16am

Carlton M. Jarmon, Sr., 78

Carlton M. Jarmon, Sr., 78, of Selbyville, Del. passed away Sunday, March 7, 2010, at Beebe Medical Center Lewes, Del. He had been a life-long truck driver with many friends in the industry.
Jarmon is proceeded in death by his parents, Fred...

Tuesday, March 9, 2010 - 3:59am

Shelley Lynn Berry, 56

Shelley Lynn Berry, 56, of Conyers, Ga. passed away Friday, March 5, 2010, at her home. She was a wife, mother and administrative assistant for the South Coastal District of The Wesleyan Church. She will long be known as a leader of women, a...

Monday, March 8, 2010 - 3:18am

Gordon E. “Gordy” Pepper, 69

Gordon E. “Gordy” Pepper, 69, of Selbyville, Del. passed away Wednesday, March 3, 2010, at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin, Md.
Pepper was proceeded in death by his parents, Nelson and Irene Bunting Pepper. He is survived by his wife,...

Monday, March 8, 2010 - 3:16am

Margaret L. Veasey, 89

Margaret L. Veasey, 89, of Dagsboro, Del. passed away Wednesday, March 3, 2010, at the Delaware Hospice Center in Milford, Del. She attended the Dagsboro Gospel Fellowship Church.
Veasey is proceeded in death by her parents, William and...

Friday, March 5, 2010 - 3:55am

Richard E. Newman, Sr., 83

Richard E. Newman, Sr., 83, of near Georgetown, Del. passed away Tuesday, March 2, 2010, at home. Before relocating to the beach 22 years ago, he lived in West Chester, Pa.  He was a heavy equipment operator working with the International Union...

Friday, March 5, 2010 - 3:54am

Herbert Wilson Price, Jr., 89

Herbert Wilson Price, Jr., 89, of Milford, Del. passed away Tuesday, February 23, 2010. He worked in corporate real estate for several major oil companies (Esso, Atlantic and ARCO) and lived in many cities all across Virginia (Salem, Roanoke,...

Friday, March 5, 2010 - 3:53am

Milton "Mitt" A. Rosander, 89

  Milton "Mitt" A. Rosander, 89, of Rehoboth Beach, Del. passed away Tuesday, March 2, 2010, at the Delaware Hospice Center in Milford, Del. Before relocating to the beach 22 years ago, he lived in West Chester, Pa.  He was a graduate of the...

Friday, March 5, 2010 - 3:30am

Mance McCall Jr., 67

Mance McCall Jr., 67, of Berlin, Md. passed away Saturday, Feb. 27, 2010, at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin, Del. He was a laboratory technician for A.W. Perdue & Sons in Parsonsburg retiring after 20 years of service; after this...

Tuesday, March 2, 2010 - 6:04am

Margaret R. Reardon, 70

Margaret R. Reardon, 70, of Lewes, Del. passed away Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2010, at home.
Reardon is proceeded in death by her parents, Robert and Janet MacLean; her ex-husband, Dennis A. Reardon; and her brother, Jack MacFarlane. She is...

Tuesday, March 2, 2010 - 12:41am

Edward P. Quinn, 80

Edward P. Quinn, 80, of Selbyville, Del. passed away Monday, Feb. 22, 2010, at Christiana Hospital in Newark, Del. He had been a book binder for many years at Optic Bindery in Baltimore and Glen Burnie, Md. He was a member of the American Legion...

Friday, February 26, 2010 - 4:07am

Nancy Lee Miller, 70

Nancy Lee Miller, 70, of Millsboro, Del. passed away Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2010, at the Beebe Medical Center in Lewes, Del. She was a chef at the Stockley Center near Georgetown, Del. retiring after 29 ½ years of service. She was an exceptional cook...

Friday, February 26, 2010 - 4:02am

James S. Thomas, 72

James S. Thomas, 72, of Ocean View, Del. passed away Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2010, at Delaware Hospice Center in Milford, Del. He served with the United States Army during the Korean War. He was an avid fisherman who loved his dogs, Bear and Rusty. He...

Friday, February 26, 2010 - 4:02am

Grace H. Quillen, 96

Grace H. Quillen, 96, of Ocean View, Del. passed away Sunday, Feb. 21, 2010, at Atlantic Shores Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Millsboro, Del. She was a retired postmaster for Millville retiring after 31 years of service. She was a member...

Friday, February 26, 2010 - 4:00am

Helen Balamoti, 78

Helen Balamoti, 78, of Millville, Del. passed away Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2010, at Delaware Hospice Center in Milford, Del. She retired as an administrative assistant working for the Department of Agriculture in
Beltsville, Md. A member of St...

Monday, February 22, 2010 - 2:07am

Raymond S. Reifsnyder, Jr., 56

Raymond S. Reifsnyder, Jr., 56, of Millsboro, Del. passed away Friday, Feb. 19, 2010, at Beebe Medical Center in Lewes, Del. He grew up in East Orange, N.J., the second of three brothers. He was currently employed with George Sherman Corporation...

Monday, February 22, 2010 - 1:50am

Bernard Lee Boss, 84

Bernard Lee Boss, 84, of Selbyville, Del. passed away Thursday, Feb. 18, 2010, at home. He had worked at National Elevator for many years and was a U.S. Navy Veteran. 
Boss was preceded in death by his parents, John F. and Nettie (Webster)...

Monday, February 22, 2010 - 1:49am

George Braun, 83

George Braun, 83, of Ocean View, Del. passed away Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2010, at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin, Md. He grew up in East Orange, Ne.J., the second of three brothers. After serving in World War II, he returned and attended...

Monday, February 22, 2010 - 1:48am

James P. Reardon, 65

James P. Reardon, 65, of Millville, Del. passed away Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2010, at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin, Md. He was a retired supervisor from Sun Oil. A dedicated firefighter for over 42 years and a lifetime member, past president...

Monday, February 22, 2010 - 1:34am

Carrie Madaline Collins, 88

Carrie Madaline Collins, 88, of Milford, Del. passed away Thursday, Feb. 4, 2010 at Beebe Medical Center in Lewes, Del. She was an adult healthcare aide for most of her life and was a Christian lady that gave and cared for others. She also loved...

Tuesday, February 16, 2010 - 8:32am

William “Bill” W. Miller Sr., 69

William “Bill” W. Miller Sr., 69
William “Bill” W. Miller Sr., 69, of Dagsboro, Del. passed away Friday, Feb. 12, 2010, at his home. After graduation from high school he served his country for four years serving in the United States Navy....

Tuesday, February 16, 2010 - 8:31am

Blanche M. Jones, 88

Blanche M. Jones, 88, of Georgetown, Del. passed away Saturday, Feb. 13, 2010, at the Delaware Hospice Center in Milford, Del. She worked at the Stockley Center, Georgetown for 30 years until her retirement in 1982.
She worked as a home...

Tuesday, February 16, 2010 - 8:29am

Richard E. Parsons, 77

Richard E. Parsons, 77, of Millsboro, Del. passed away Sunday, Jan. 31, 2010, at Beebe Medical Center in Lewes, Del. He was a condominium manager before his retirement. He was a U.S. Air Force Veteran of the Korean War.  Parsons liked NASCAR and...

Tuesday, February 16, 2010 - 7:52am

Sobina M. Castor, 94

Sobina M. Castor, 94, of Ocean View, Del. passed away Sunday, Feb. 14, 2010, at her caregivers home in Selbyville, Del. She was a retired meat-wrapper for Food Fair and American Stores. She was a long time member of the Indian River Senior Center...

Monday, February 15, 2010 - 9:00am

Cynthia Ann Bartleson, 53

Cynthia Ann Bartleson, 53, of Georgetown, Del. passed away Saturday, Feb. 13, 2010, at home. She was retired from the Indian River School District where she worked on the cafeteria staff. She was a member of the Dagsboro Church of God, and...

Monday, February 15, 2010 - 8:23am

Dr. Mervyn Lee Carey, 85

Dr. Mervyn Lee Carey, 85, of Bethany Beach, Del. passed away Monday, Feb. 8, 2010, at Country Rest Home in Greenwood, Del. He was a member of the United States Marine Corps, serving from 1942 through 1946. As a member of the 2nd Marine Division...

Monday, February 15, 2010 - 8:20am

Ralph Lawson, 89

Ralph Lawson, 89, of Dagsboro, Del. passed away Thursday, Feb. 11, 2010, at home. He was a poultry and grain farmer for more than 30 years. He loved farming; he operated his own farm operation as well as worked at Townsend’s Inc., Millsboro at...

Monday, February 15, 2010 - 2:06am

Da’Keem Jaion Tingle-Nocks, 28 days

Da’Keem Jaion Tingle-Nocks, 28 days, passed away Monday, Feb. 8, 2010, at Nemours A.I. DuPont Children’s Hospital, Wilmington, Del. Though his life was short, he was deeply loved.
Tingle-Nocks is survived by his parents, David Nocks and...

Monday, February 15, 2010 - 2:05am

C. Edward Bemis, 79

C. Edward Bemis, 79, of Ocean View, Del. passed away Friday, Feb. 5, 2010, at Atlantic Shores Rehabilitation and Health Center in Millsboro, Del. He retired in 1991 as a quality engineer with Westinghouse in Baltimore, Md. after 19 years of...

Monday, February 15, 2010 - 2:04am

Anastasia Agnes LaFemina, 88

Anastasia Agnes LaFemina, 88, of Lewes,Del. passed away Saturday, Feb. 6, 2010, at Beebe Medical Center in Lewes, Del. She was retired from Chesebrough-Ponds, Inc. of Clinton, Conn. She enjoyed the beach, gardening, bowling and baking for her...

Friday, February 12, 2010 - 7:22am

Preston L. Tubbs, 92

Preston L. Tubbs, 92
Preston L. Tubbs, 92, of Bishopville, Md. passed away Monday, Feb. 8, 2010, at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin, Md. He had been a self-employed carpenter for many years. He was a member of Wilson United Methodist...

Friday, February 12, 2010 - 6:59am

Almeda B. Quillen, 88

Almeda B. Quillen, 88, of Selbyville, Del. passed away Sunday, Feb. 7, 2010, at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin, Md. She was a homemaker and was a member of Salem United Methodist Church in Selbyville.
Quillen is preceded in death by...

Friday, February 12, 2010 - 6:05am

Gerald W. Evans, 69

Gerald W. Evans, 69, of Selbyville, Del. passed away Monday, Feb. 8, 2010, at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin, Md. He was a poultry and grain farmer for more than 30 years. He was a member of the Delaware Farm Bureau, Salem United Methodist...

Friday, February 12, 2010 - 6:04am