Obituaries


James H. ‘Pete’ Norfolk, 84

James H. “Pete” Norfolk, 84, of Selbyville, Del., passed away on Sunday, May 30, 2010, at Brandywine Assisted Living in Selbyville, Del., surrounded by his loving family. He was a World War II veteran, having served with the U.S. Marine Corps....

Wednesday, June 2, 2010 - 5:27am

Fannie Steele Harrison, 96

Fannie Steele Harrison, 96, of Milford, Del., passed away on Saturday, May 22, 2010. She was a member of the Avenue United Methodist Church in Milford, Del., and the United Methodist Women. She also had been a member of the University of Delaware...

Wednesday, June 2, 2010 - 5:25am

May M. Greenwood, 73

May M. Greenwood, 73, of Frankford, Del., passed away on Friday, May 28, 2010, at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury, Md. She was a member of Beth’el Tabernacle Church of God in Clarksville, Del.

Greenwood was preceded in death...

Wednesday, June 2, 2010 - 5:24am

Betty S. Conaway, 77

Betty S. Conaway, 77, of Millsboro, Del., passed away Saturday, May 22, 2010, at Beebe Medical Center in Lewes, Del. She was a lifelong member of the Dickerson Chapel AME Church in Millsboro, Del., where she was a member of the Steward Board and...

Wednesday, June 2, 2010 - 5:23am

Don W. Betts, 83

Don W. Betts, 83, of Millsboro, Del., passed away on Wednesday, May 26, 2010, at the Delaware Hospice Center in Milford, Del. He graduated from the Fishburne Academy in Waynsboro, Va., and the Pierce Business College in Philadelphia, Pa. He was a...

Wednesday, June 2, 2010 - 5:23am

Jean Wilgus Bennett, 93

Jean Wilgus Bennett, 93, of Millsboro, Del., passed away on Saturday, May 29, 2010. Throughout her life she enjoyed many hobbies: knitting, speaking French, dancing, tennis, horseback riding, music, swimming and traveling. In her 20s, Bennett...

Wednesday, June 2, 2010 - 5:22am

Vaughn J. Hudson, 77

Vaughn J. Hudson, 77, of Selbyville, Del., passed away on Sunday, May 23, 2010, at the Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin, Md. He served with the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. He was a retired mechanic. During his working years, he was...

Wednesday, May 26, 2010 - 5:58am

Susann Marie Christy

Susann Marie Christy, of Dagsboro, Del., passed away on Monday, April 28, 2010.

Services are set for Saturday, June 26, 2010 at 4 p.m. The service will be held at her home at 32085 Sussex Street, Dagsboro, Del.

Wednesday, May 26, 2010 - 2:07am

Dorothy “Dot” S. Booth, 84

Dorothy “Dot” S. Booth, 84, of Ocean View, Del., passed away on Saturday, May 22, 2010, at her home where she resided with her daughter for the last three years. She was a homemaker and enjoyed working in sales for many years before she retired...

Wednesday, May 26, 2010 - 2:05am

Betty S. Conaway, 77

Betty S. Conaway, 77, of Millsboro, Del., passed away on Saturday, May 22, 2010 at Beebe Medical Center in Lewes, Del. She was a life long member of the Dickerson Chapel AME Church in Millsboro, Del., she was a member of the Steward Board and Lay...

Wednesday, May 26, 2010 - 2:04am

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