Obituaries


Edward D. Carroll, 80

Edward D. Carroll, 80, of Millsboro, Del., passed away Saturday, May 17, 2008, at Beebe Medical Center in Lewes. He served in the United States Navy during World War II and worked as a driver for Bond Bread and Modern Laundry for 32 years.

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Thursday, May 22, 2008 - 6:23am

Daniel Jay Dick, 69

Daniel Jay Dick, 69, of Georgetown, Del., formerly of South Bethany, Del., and Bethesda, Md., passed away suddenly at his home on Thursday, May 15, 2008. He was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps and a self-employed salesman of auto...

Thursday, May 22, 2008 - 6:22am

W. Harold Hastings, 82

W. Harold Hastings, 82, of Ocean Pines, Md., formerly of Selbyville, Del., passed away Friday, May 16, 2008, in Atlantic General Hospital, Berlin, Md. A graduate of Selbyville High School, he attended George Washington University and Temple...

Thursday, May 22, 2008 - 6:21am

Gordon E. Martin, 70

Gordon E. Martin, 70, of Ocean View, Del., formerly of Dundalk, Md., passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, on Wednesday, May 14, 2008, at Beebe Medical Center in Lewes, Del. He retired from General Motors in Baltimore, Md.,...

Thursday, May 22, 2008 - 6:21am

Margaret G. ‘Josie’ Moffitt, 86

Margaret G. “Josie” Moffitt, 86, of Ocean View, Del., formerly of Baltimore, Md., passed away Sunday, May 18, 2008, at the Beebe Medical Center, Lewes, Del. She was a retired retail buyer for a department store in Baltimore. She attended St. Ann’...

Thursday, May 22, 2008 - 6:20am

Joseph S. Ryan, 94

Joseph S. Ryan, 94, of Bethany Beach, Del., formerly of Potomac, Md., passed away Wednesday, May 14, 2008, at Atlantic General Hospital, Berlin, Md. A graduate of Purdue University, he was a veteran of World War II, serving in the Army and...

Thursday, May 22, 2008 - 6:19am

Donald Eugene Snyder, 73

Donald Eugene Snyder, 73, of Long Neck, Del., formerly of York, Pa., passed away at his home on Sunday, May 18, 2008. He was a retired toolmaker for Caterpillar Inc. He was deacon of East Gate Presbyterian Church in Long Neck (Millsboro), Del. He...

Thursday, May 22, 2008 - 6:18am

Helen C. Souder, 78

Helen C. Souder, 78, of Dagsboro, Del., passed away Tuesday, May 13, 2008, at Atlantic Shores Rehabilitation and Health Center in Millsboro, Del. She was a member of the Friends of Prince George’s Chapel Association in Dagsboro. A bonsai tropical...

Thursday, May 22, 2008 - 6:18am

Gregory Alan White, 40

Gregory Alan White, 40, beloved son of Sandy and Dave White of Ocean View, Del., passed away Saturday, May 10, 2008, in Phoenix, Ariz.

He has left his loved brother David and his wife, Erin; and two nephews, Justin and Sean. There are many...

Thursday, May 22, 2008 - 6:17am

William A. Tull Sr., 76

William A. Tull Sr., 76, of Millsboro, Del., passed away Wednesday, May 7, 2008, at Nanticoke Memorial Hospital, Seaford, Del., after being stricken at home. He worked at Townsend’s Inc. in Millsboro, in the automotive maintenance and parts...

Thursday, May 15, 2008 - 4:55am

Patricia Robinson-Hendrickson, 53

Patricia Robinson-Hendrickson, 53, of Millsboro, Del., passed away Tuesday, May 6, 2008, at Delaware Hospice Center in Milford, Del. She was a retired courier. She was a loving wife and enjoyed her pets.

Robinson-Hendrickson was preceded...

Thursday, May 15, 2008 - 4:48am

Lenore B. Farris, 83

Lenore B. Farris, 83, of Selbyville, Del., passed away Wednesday, May 7, 2008, at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin, Md.

Farris was preceded in death by her parents, Earl C. and Avis Hamilton Freeman; and her husband, Earl Dean Farris....

Thursday, May 15, 2008 - 4:47am

Alma Faye Dunstan, 77

Alma Faye Dunstan, 77, of Millsboro, Del., passed away Thursday, May 1, 2008, at the Beebe Medical Center in Lewes, Del.

She was born in Manheim, Pa., daughter of the late John K. and Erla V. (Webber) Knier.

Along with her parents,...

Thursday, May 15, 2008 - 4:47am

Natalie S. Alloway, 82

Natalie S. Alloway, 82, of Long Neck, Del., formerly of Blackwood, N.J., passed away at her home on Saturday, May 3, 2008. She was an office manager for South Jersey Medical Associates in Cherry Hill, N.J., retiring after 20 years of service. She...

Thursday, May 8, 2008 - 5:21am

John Breckenridge, 73

John Breckenridge, 73, of Selbyville, Del., formerly of Woodlyn, Pa., passed away Tuesday, April 29, 2008, in Beebe Medical Center, Lewes, Del. He had been a postal carrier with the United States Postal Service, retiring after 29 years of service...

Thursday, May 8, 2008 - 5:21am

James E. Holleran, 81

James E. Holleran, 81, of Millsboro, Del., formerly of Levittown, Pa., passed away Saturday, May 3, 2008, in the Renaissance Health Care Center, Long Neck, Del., while recuperating from heart bypass surgery. He served in the United States Navy...

Thursday, May 8, 2008 - 5:20am

Catherine Hudson Magee, 79

Catherine Hudson Magee, 79, of Dagsboro, Del., formerly a longtime resident of Frankford, Del., passed away Wednesday, April 30, 2008, at her home in Point Farm. She tended chickens for many years. Her favorite hobbies were flounder fishing,...

Thursday, May 8, 2008 - 5:19am

Ralph C. Morris, 70

Ralph C. Morris, 70, of Lewes, Del., passed away peacefully on Thursday, May 1, 2008, at home, with his loving family by his side. He was a farmer, working for Townsend’s for many years and was also a carpenter, self-employed as well as working...

Thursday, May 8, 2008 - 5:18am

Joan A. Peake, 67

Joan A. Peake, 67, of Ocean View, Del., formerly of Ft. Washington, Md., passed away at her home on Tuesday, April 29, 2008. She was a lifetime member of VFW Post #7234 at Quillen’s Point in Ocean View, as well as a member of the Elks Club and...

Thursday, May 8, 2008 - 5:18am

Harrison Posey, 88

Harrison Posey, 88, of Millsboro, Del., formerly of Boothwyn, Pa., passed away Wednesday, April 30, 2008, in Beebe Medical Center, Lewes, Del. He was employed at Sun Oil Co. in Marcus Hook, Pa., for over 30 years, retiring in management. He was a...

Thursday, May 8, 2008 - 5:16am

Ormil ‘Doc’ Savage Sr., 82

Ormil “Doc” Savage Sr., 82, of Ocean View, Del., passed away Tuesday, April 29, 2008, at his home. While serving with the United States Marine Corps during World War II, he was wounded at Guadalcanal and was a Purple Heart recipient. He attended...

Thursday, May 8, 2008 - 5:15am

Helen Davis Weldie, 89

Helen Davis Weldie, 89, of Long Neck, Del., formerly of Wilmington, Del., passed away Tuesday, April 29, 2008, at the Harbor Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center in Lewes. She was a graduate of Salisbury State University in Salisbury, Md., and...

Thursday, May 8, 2008 - 5:14am

Thomas James Wright, 76

Thomas James Wright, 76, of Millsboro, Del., formerly of Baltimore, Md., passed away Thursday, May 1, 2008, in Delaware Hospice Center, Milford, Del. He was a tow truck driver for Ruxton Towing for many years. He loved camping, crabbing and model...

Thursday, May 8, 2008 - 5:11am

Walter H. Bunting, 86

Walter H. Bunting, 86, of Bishopville, Md., passed away Tuesday, April 22, 2008, at Atlantic General Hospital, Berlin, Md. He was a farmer, and owned and operated Bunting & Bertrand in Frankford, Del., for 38 years. He was a member of Zion...

Thursday, May 1, 2008 - 6:39am

Ronald G. Crockett, 64

Ronald G. Crockett, 64, of Millsboro, Del., formerly of the New Castle, Del. area, passed away at his home on Sunday, April 27, 2008. He served with the United States Marine Corps during the Vietnam War. He worked with John J. Crockett & Sons...

Thursday, May 1, 2008 - 6:38am

Pearl Mae Davis, 92

Pearl Mae Davis, 92, of Hartly, Del., passed away Saturday, April 26, 2008, at Kent General Hospital in Dover, Del. A homemaker, she loved to cook, loved Emeril Lagasse recipes, loved to laugh and dance. She was a very happy person who will be...

Thursday, May 1, 2008 - 6:38am

Katherine Rolph Ebner, 86

Katherine Rolph Ebner, 86, of Ocean View, formerly of the Washington, D.C., area, passed away Friday, April 11, 2008, at Atlantic General Hospital, Berlin, Md. She had been an elementary school teacher.

Ebner was preceded in death by her...

Thursday, May 1, 2008 - 6:37am

Ellwood Frey, 78

Ellwood Frey, 78, of Millsboro, Del., formerly of the Washington, D.C., area, passed away Monday, April 28, 2008, at the Renaissance Health Care Center, Long Neck, Del. He was a member for 54 years of the Carpenters/Joiners Union Local 132 in...

Thursday, May 1, 2008 - 6:37am

Marsha L. Hale, 63

Marsha L. Hale, 63, of Lewes, Del., formerly of Wilmington, Del., passed away Saturday, April 26, 2008, at her sister’s home after a courageous battle with cancer. She was the medical records supervisor at Christiana Hospital in Wilmington,...

Thursday, May 1, 2008 - 6:36am

John Anthony Knaggs, 82

John Anthony Knaggs, 82, of Ocean View, Del., formerly of Bladensburg, Md., passed away Thursday, April 24, 2008, at his home.
He was the loving and devoted husband of Mary “Cathy” Knaggs; father of Susan Wilson and her husband, Rodger;...

Thursday, May 1, 2008 - 6:35am

Andre Lavanceau, 71

Andre Lavanceau, 71, of Ocean City, Md., formerly of Dayton, Md., passed away Tuesday, April 22, 2008, at his home. He had been an HVAC contractor and a pastry chef. He was a member of the Ocean City Parrothead Club.

Lavanceau was preceded...

Thursday, May 1, 2008 - 6:34am

Gerasimos D. ‘Jerry’ “Papou” Moutzalias, 93

Gerasimos D. “Jerry” “Papou” Moutzalias, 93, of Ocean View, Del., formerly of Silver Spring, Md., passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family at the Beebe Medical Center in Lewes, Del. He was a retired restaurant operator and a...

Thursday, May 1, 2008 - 6:33am

Nathan R. ‘Dick’ Perry Jr., 76

Nathan R. “Dick” Perry Jr., 76, of Ocean City, Md., formerly of Silver Spring, Md., passed away Sunday, April 27, 2008, at Peninsula Regional Medical Center, Salisbury, Md. He was an electrical engineer and project head for Vitro Laboratories in...

Thursday, May 1, 2008 - 5:12am

Donald Lee ‘Duck’ Robinson, 56

Donald Lee “Duck” Robinson, 56, of Georgetown, Del., passed away Monday, April 28, 2008, at home. He was a retired equipment operator. He attended Bethesda United Methodist Church in Georgetown. A devoted husband and father, his grandchildren...

Thursday, May 1, 2008 - 5:11am

William Emory Vickers, 75

William Emory Vickers, 75, of Frankford, Del., passed away after a long illness on Thursday, April 17, 2008, at the Atlantic Shores Rehabilitation Health Center, Millsboro, Del. He worked in delivery for the Pep-Up Oil Company for more than 29...

Thursday, April 24, 2008 - 4:35am

Edward G. Tuckmantel, 76

Edward G. Tuckmantel, 76, of Selbyville, Del., formerly of Newark, Del., passed away Monday, April 21, 2008, in Beebe Medical Center, Lewes, Del. He was a supervisor of the Graphic Design Group at DuPont Co., Louviers Site, retiring after 41...

Thursday, April 24, 2008 - 4:34am

Claudine Estella Nagle Price, 80

Claudine Estella Nagle Price, 80, of Ocean View, Del., passed away Friday, April 18, 2008, at home, surrounded by her loving family. She had worked in secretarial positions over the years and also operated a craft store with her daughter in...

Thursday, April 24, 2008 - 4:34am

Edward A. Paris, 79

Edward A. Paris, 79, of North Carolina, formerly of Millville, Del., passed away Tuesday, April 15, 2008, at Lake Park Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Indian Trail, N.C. He was a devoted husband and father, always offering a helping hand,...

Thursday, April 24, 2008 - 4:33am

Clarence V. ‘Vince’ McCabe II, 46

Clarence V. “Vince” McCabe II, 46, of Dagsboro, Del., passed away on Thursday, April 17, 2008, in Frankford, Del. He was a self-employed owner/operator truck driver for many years. He loved surf-fishing and driving his truck. A loving father, his...

Thursday, April 24, 2008 - 4:31am

Brian K. Hudson, 47

Brian K. Hudson, 47, of Ocean View, Del., formerly of Baltimore, Md., passed away peacefully on Sunday, April 20, 2008, at the Atlantic Shores Rehabilitation and Health Center in Millsboro, Del. He was born in Baltimore and graduated from...

Thursday, April 24, 2008 - 4:30am

Laury Franklin, 65

Laury Franklin, 65, of Millsboro, Del., passed away Wednesday, April 16, 2008, at her home. She was a homemaker.

Franklin was preceded in death by her parents, David and Lee (Jacobs) Silverman; and her husband, Jerry D. Franklin Sr. She is...

Thursday, April 24, 2008 - 4:28am

Helen Louise Croom, 77

Helen Louise Croom, 77, of Philadelphia, Pa., passed away Wednesday, April 16, 2008, at Beebe Medical Center in Lewes, Del. She worked at Acme Poultry Plant for many years. She was a member of the Bethel Holy Temple in Philadelphia. She loved...

Thursday, April 24, 2008 - 4:27am

Richard ‘Dick’ Lamb Peters, 79

Richard “Dick” Lamb Peters, 79, passed away of lung cancer on Saturday, April 12, 2008, at his home in Ocean View, Del. Born and educated in Washington, D.C., he served as a lieutenant in the United States Navy, was an electrical engineer, an...

Thursday, April 17, 2008 - 3:42am

Faber D. Little, 71

Faber D. Little, 71, of Dagsboro, Del., formerly of Johnstown, Pa., passed away Tuesday, April 8, 2008, in Avow Hospice, Naples, Fla. He attended the University of Pittsburgh, earning both his bachelor of science degree and doctorate in dental...

Thursday, April 17, 2008 - 3:41am

Richard ‘Ricky’ A. Davidson, 53

Richard “Ricky” A. Davidson, 53, of Bishopville, Md., passed away Sunday, April 13, 2008, in Beebe Hospital in Lewes, Del. He had been a horse trainer.
Davidson is survived by his mother, Shirley E. Gray of Bishopville, Md.; a brother,...

Thursday, April 17, 2008 - 3:40am

Joan D. Adams, 74

Joan D. Adams, 74, of Selbyville, Del., formerly of Baltimore, Md., passed away Thursday, April 10, 2008, at Atlantic Shores Rehab and Health Center in Millsboro, Del. She had been a long-time employee of the C. & P. Telephone Co. and was a...

Thursday, April 17, 2008 - 3:39am

Loretta Mae White, 77

Loretta Mae White, 77, of Millsboro, Del., passed away Saturday, April 5, 2008, at home. A homemaker, she was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She loved flowers and gardening, and worked as a floral designer for many...

Thursday, April 10, 2008 - 4:04am

Katie Hudson Toomey, 83

Katie Hudson Toomey, 83, of Frankford, Del., passed away Tuesday, April 1, 2008, at the Genesis Elder Care Seaford Center, surrounded by her loving family. She was a receptionist for Mountaire Farms in Selbyville, Del., retiring in 1989 after 40...

Thursday, April 10, 2008 - 4:02am

N. Janette Dashiell Murray, 69

N. Janette Dashiell Murray, 69, of Ocean View, Del., passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Thursday, April 3, 2008. A graduate of Washington High School in Princess Ann, Md., she also attended Goldey Beacom Business College in...

Thursday, April 10, 2008 - 4:02am

Charles F. Kaiser, 87

Charles F. Kaiser, 87, of Dagsboro, Del., formerly of Romney, W.Va., passed away Sunday, April 6, 2008, at Harrison House in Georgetown, Del. He was a machinist at Vitro Automation in Silver Spring, Md., for more than 20 years. Prior to that he...

Thursday, April 10, 2008 - 4:01am