Obituaries


Obituaries

William E. Carter, 64
William E. Carter, 64, of Millsboro, passed away Sunday, Dec. 2, 2007, at home.
Friends may call on Friday, Dec. 7, 2007, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Watson Funeral Home, 211 S. Washington Street, in...

Friday, December 7, 2007 - 5:51am

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June F. Brandenburg, 81

June F. Brandenburg, 81, of Selbyville, formerly of Silver Spring, Md., passed away Saturday, Nov. 17, 2007, at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin, Md. She was a homemaker and a member of St. Luke’s Catholic Church...

Friday, November 30, 2007 - 7:34am

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Annie Lynn and Joseph Lee Adkins II, newborns

Annie Lynn and Joseph Lee Adkins II, newborn twins of Joseph L. and Katie (Baker) Adkins of Dagsboro, passed away at the Christiana Care Medical Center in Newark. Joseph passed away on Friday,...

Friday, November 23, 2007 - 8:32am

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Marie N. Finney Adduci, 69

Marie N. Finney Adduci, 69, of Millsboro, formerly of Philadelphia, Pa., passed away Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2007, at Lewes Convalescent Center in Lewes. She had been a teacher in Philadelphia, working with troubled...

Friday, November 16, 2007 - 5:39am

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Joan P. Abrams, 58

Joan P. Abrams, 58, of Millsboro, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2007, at the Nanticoke Memorial Hospital in Seaford. She was a retired bookkeeper.

Abrams was preceded in death by her parents, William and Anna (...

Thursday, November 8, 2007 - 1:35pm

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Clinton E. Burroughs Sr., 70
Clinton E. Burroughs Sr., 70, of Millsboro, passed away Thursday, Oct. 25, 2007, at Beebe Medical Center in Lewes. A retired truck driver, he was a member of the Moose Lodge 646 in Lewes, where he held offices...

Friday, November 2, 2007 - 6:32am

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Blanche B. Ellis, 84

Blanche B. Ellis, 84, of Millsboro, passed away on Monday, Oct. 22, 2007, at Beebe Medical Center in Lewes. She was a loyal housewife, sister and aunt. Her biggest hobbies were shopping, her children and vacationing....

Friday, October 26, 2007 - 7:42am

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Cornelius V. "Neil" Cadmus III, 40

Cornelius V. “Neil” Cadmus III, 40, of Georgetown, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2007, at Bay Health, Kent General Hospital in Dover. He was an auto mechanic by trade and took pride in his good work. He...

Friday, October 19, 2007 - 9:41am

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Betty A. Carter, 76

Betty A. Carter, 76, of Selbyville, passed away Monday, Sept. 24, 2007, at Coastal Hospice at the Lake in Salisbury, Md. She had been a bookkeeper for Seaside Country Store for 20 years. She was an active member of...

Friday, October 5, 2007 - 10:55am

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Madeline Jarka, 69

Madeline Jarka, 69, of Bethany Beach, formerly of Bellerose Village, Long Island, N.Y., passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Friday, Sept. 21, 2007. She retired from the New York State Hospital of...

Friday, September 28, 2007 - 3:59am

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Randy W. Norman, 49

Randy W. Norman, 49, of Bethany Beach, passed away Thursday, Sept. 13, 2007, at Beebe Medical Center in Lewes. He was assistant director of security at Sea Colony in Bethany Beach. He was a member of Bethel U.M. Church...

Friday, September 21, 2007 - 5:12am

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Joe Carroll Browning, 87

Joe Carroll Browning, 87, of South Bethany, formerly of Oakland, Md., passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2007. After serving in the U.S. Army during World War II, he came home to...

Friday, September 14, 2007 - 6:00am

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Joyce Ann Goodman, 60

Joyce Ann Goodman, 60, of Millsboro, departed this life peacefully Friday, Aug. 17, 2007, at Coastal Hospice by the Lake in Salisbury, Md. She was a domestic worker in the Ocean City area, where she recently retired...

Friday, August 31, 2007 - 7:40am

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Richard W. Kraus, 73

Richard W. Kraus, 73, recently of Bethany Beach, and a lifelong resident of Delaware, passed away peacefully at home on Friday, July 27, 2007, after a long battle with lung cancer. He graduated from the Philadelphia...

Friday, August 24, 2007 - 9:31am

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Henry A. Holden, 69
Holden was preceded in death by his parents, Henry Holden Sr. and Lottie May DuPont Mills; two daughters, Maryland Marie and Vernitha Holden; three sisters, Virginia May Long, Elizabeth Hall and Claire Wise. He is...

Friday, August 17, 2007 - 11:12am

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Margaret G. Ader, 75

Margaret G. Ader, 75, of Selbyville, formerly of Baltimore, Md., passed away Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2007, at home. She had been a clerk and manager for Candy Kitchen for 15 years.

Ader was preceded in death by her...

Saturday, August 11, 2007 - 1:10pm

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Alice Adele Davidson, 66

Alice Adele Davidson, 66, of Blades, passed away peacefully at home on Monday, July 30, 2007. She was a member of the Seaford Wesleyan Church, “The Ark.” She was a homemaker, devoted to her family, and loved to...

Friday, August 3, 2007 - 2:13pm

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Linda L. Bunting, 56

Linda L. Bunting, 56, of Selbyville, passed away Friday, July 20, 2007, at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury, Md.

Bunting was preceded in death by her father, Atwood D. Bradford. She is survived by...

Thursday, July 26, 2007 - 8:00pm

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Mary Lou Revel, 72
Mary Lou Revel, 72, of Millsboro, passed away Wednesday, July 11, 2007, at Green Valley Terrace Nursing and Rehab in Millsboro. She was a retired receptionist from Mid-Sussex and loved cooking and working in her garden....

Thursday, July 19, 2007 - 8:00pm

Leo Ades, 93

Leo Ades, 93, of Seaford, passed away July 3, 2007, after a brief illness. Excelling as an athlete, he received a basketball scholarship to the University of Alabama. He was drafted by the U.S. Army during World War II and trained as a foreign...

Thursday, July 12, 2007 - 8:00pm

J. Kennard Hudson, 78

J. Kennard Hudson, 78, of Showell, Md., passed away Wednesday, July 4, 2007, at home. He was a former member of Showell Volunteer Fire Department and a life member of Berlin Volunteer Fire Department, as well as a member of Boggs-Disharoon...

Thursday, July 12, 2007 - 8:00pm

Grace Virginia Jones, 80

Grace Virginia Jones, 80, of Selbyville, passed away Saturday, July 7, 2007, at Beebe Medical Center in Lewes. She loved to read, do puzzle books, study her Bible and occasionally sing.

Jones was preceded in death by James Valentine and...

Thursday, July 12, 2007 - 8:00pm

Paul Robert Krauss Jr., 43

Paul Robert Krauss Jr., 43, of Georgetown, passed away Sunday, July 8, 2007, at home. He was an avid pool player.

Krauss is survived by his wife of 17 years, Karen Wood Krauss; parents, Paul R. and Eileen E. Smagala Krauss Sr. of Chester,...

Thursday, July 12, 2007 - 8:00pm

Maude W. Love, 93

Maude W. Love, 93, of Whaleyville, Md., passed away Monday, July 9, 2007, in Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin, Md. She had been a registered nurse for more than 30 years and retired in 1977 from the Worcester County Health Department as the...

Thursday, July 12, 2007 - 8:00pm

Douglas B. McCoach Jr., 70

Douglas B. McCoach Jr., 70, of Bethlehem, Pa., passed away from cancer on Friday, July 6, 2007, at the VNA Hospice of St. Luke’s Hospital. He served his country in the Air National Guard. After earning a bachelor’s degree in engineering at Johns...

Thursday, July 12, 2007 - 8:00pm

Ellen Marie ‘Doll’ Wright, 84

Ellen Marie “Doll” Wright, 84, of Millsboro, passed away on Wednesday, July 4, 2007, at home. She retired from Townsends Inc. of Millsboro after many years of dedicated service. She continued to work for numerous families in the Lewes and...

Thursday, July 12, 2007 - 8:00pm

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Albert ‘Al’ Henry Grover Jr., 84

Albert “Al” Henry Grover Jr., 84, of Selbyville, formerly of Fairfax, Va., passed away Sunday, Sept. 2, 2007, at home. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and had been an accountant for many years. He was a...

Saturday, July 7, 2007 - 7:04am

Michael W. Bonsall, 51

Michael W. Bonsall, 51, of Ocean View, formerly of Elkridge, Md., died suddenly on Sunday, July 1, 2007.
Bonsall was the son of Frances L. (Rice) Bonsall and Donald W. Bonsall; beloved father of Brittany Bonsall; dear brother to Donald E....

Thursday, July 5, 2007 - 8:00pm

Norma Lee Bunting, 86

Norma Lee Bunting, 86, of Chincoteague, Va., formerly of Bishopville, Md., passed away Thursday, June 28, 2007, in the Beebe Medical Center in Lewes. She was a homemaker and had been a member of the Auxiliary of the American Legion in...

Thursday, July 5, 2007 - 8:00pm

Michael V. Eaton, 48

Michael V. Eaton, 48, of Ocean View, formerly of Baltimore, Md., passed away Wednesday, June 27, 2007, at his home. He was a hard worker and in his spare time enjoyed fishing, crabbing, working out and playing sports. A former Little League...

Thursday, July 5, 2007 - 8:00pm

Vienna L. Head, 65

Vienna L. Head, 65, of Millsboro, formerly of Harrisburg, Pa., passed away Thursday, June 21, 2007, at Beebe Medical Center in Lewes. Before retiring and moving to the Millsboro area, she was employed by Highmark Life Insurance Company as a...

Thursday, July 5, 2007 - 8:00pm

Vernice B. Lee, 85

Vernice B. Lee, 85, of Dagsboro, passed away Tuesday, June 26, 2007, at Beebe Medical Center in Lewes. She retired from the Health, Education and Welfare Department in Washington D.C. as an administrative assistant. She loved to travel and...

Thursday, July 5, 2007 - 8:00pm

Lois M. Robertson, 67

\Lois M. Robertson, 67, of Millsboro, formerly of Brookhaven, Pa., passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Saturday, June 30, 2007. She was a graduate of St. Agnes School of Nursing in Philadelphia and worked as a registered...

Thursday, July 5, 2007 - 8:00pm

Willie M. Taylor, 62

Willie M. Taylor, 62, of Millsboro, passed away Thursday, June 28, 2007, at Beebe Medical Center in Lewes. He was a former owner of Tri-state Mobile Home Supply for 22 years. He was a United States Army veteran who served in Vietnam and was a...

Thursday, July 5, 2007 - 8:00pm

Isabelle T. Campbell, 69

Isabelle T. Campbell, 69, of Selbyville, passed away Thursday, June 21, 2007, at home. She had been an executive assistant with Showell Farms for over 30 years. She was a member of St. Luke’s Catholic Church in Ocean City.

Campbell was...

Thursday, June 28, 2007 - 8:00pm

Della Ella McCabe Hitchens, 70

Della Ella McCabe Hitchens, 70, of Dagsboro, passed away Friday, June 22, 2007, at her home, surrounded by her loving family. She was a lifelong member of the Hickory Hill Church in Millsboro. Her strong faith kept her involved in all offices and...

Thursday, June 28, 2007 - 8:00pm

Ruth E. Hudson, 77

Ruth E. Hudson, 77, of Dagsboro, passed away at her home on Thursday, June 21, 2007. She was a retired employee of the Stockley Center in Georgetown, retiring after 17 years of service. She was a member of St. George’s United Methodist Church in...

Thursday, June 28, 2007 - 8:00pm

Jack D. Lambert Jr., 55

Jack D. Lambert Jr., 55, of Georgetown, formerly of Dundalk, Md., passed away at his home Tuesday, June 19, 2007. He was born in Baltimore, Md. and was a graduate of Patapsco High School.

Lambert was preceded in death by his mother, Joan...

Thursday, June 28, 2007 - 8:00pm

Jean Workman Richards

Jean Workman Richards of Bethany Beach passed away Saturday, June 23, 2007.

Daughter of Raymond “Sonny” and Marion “Boots” Workman, she is survived by her sister, Joanie; brothers, Ray and Kenny; her sons and daughters, Jay, Joe, Julia,...

Thursday, June 28, 2007 - 8:00pm

Joyce D. Sonntag, 76

Joyce D. Sonntag, 76, of Ocean View, formerly of Washington, D.C., passed away Thursday, June 21, 2007, surrounded by her family, at home. She retired as the executive administrative assistant to the chief judge of the United States Court of...

Thursday, June 28, 2007 - 8:00pm

Yvonne C. Cobb, 83

Yvonne C. Cobb, 83, of Jensen Beach, Fla., formerly of Dagsboro, passed away Wednesday, June 13, 3007, at the Martin Medical Center in Stuart, Fla. She was a member of Bethel United Methodist Church of Dagsboro.

Cobb was preceded in death...

Thursday, June 21, 2007 - 8:00pm

Ida C. Cooper, 72

Ida C. Cooper, 72, of Ellendale, passed away Saturday, June 16, 2007, at Nanticoke Memorial Hospital in Seaford. She was a mother of the church, and a devoted mother and grandmother, always putting her children’s needs ahead of her own. She loved...

Thursday, June 21, 2007 - 8:00pm

Margaret L. ‘Peg’ Egan, 72

Dr. Margaret L. Egan, 72, known to her friends as “Peg,” passed away Monday, June 4, 2007, after surgery at Christiana Hospital. She had two master’s degrees and a doctorate from Harvard University. She spent her entire professional career in...

Thursday, June 21, 2007 - 8:00pm

Bertha E. Hood, 81

Bertha E. Hood, 81, of Georgetown, passed away Tuesday, June 12, 2007, at Harbor Healthcare in Lewes. She was a life long resident, working 35 years for Draper King Cole in Milton and J.G. Townsend Inc. in Georgetown. She was a member of...

Thursday, June 21, 2007 - 8:00pm

Robert K. ‘Bob’ Jones, 53

Robert K. “Bob” Jones, 53, of Millsboro, passed away Saturday, June 16, 2007, at the Beebe Medical Center in Lewes. He worked for Verizon as a cable splicer for 28 years. Jones was an avid fisherman, and loved guitars, roller skating, boating and...

Thursday, June 21, 2007 - 8:00pm

Gary Dean Leonard, 22

Gary Dean Leonard, 22, of Millsboro, passed away Tuesday, June 12, 2007, from injuries he sustained in an automobile accident. He worked in construction and enjoyed listening to rock music.

Leonard is survived by his father and step-mother...

Thursday, June 21, 2007 - 8:00pm

Deborah J. Lowe, 52

Deborah J. Lowe, 52, of near Georgetown, passed away Friday, June 8, 2007, at home. She was a certified nursing assistant for 28 years at the Green Valley Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Millsboro.

Lowe was preceded in death by her...

Thursday, June 21, 2007 - 8:00pm

Candy Jean Smawley, 48

Candy Jean Smawley, 48, of Selbyville, passed away Thursday, June 14, 2007, at home. She was the food and beverage manager at Bayside in Selbyville.

Smawley is survived by her father and step-mother, Robert O. and Sue Clower Jr. of Fenwick...

Thursday, June 21, 2007 - 8:00pm

Hilda Marie Warrington, 91

Hilda Marie Warrington, 91, of Georgetown, passed away Tuesday, June 12, 2007, at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury. She was co-owner of Skyways Airport in Selbyville with her husband, Manaen, for more than 60 years. She was a...

Thursday, June 21, 2007 - 8:00pm

Howard Dukes Jr., 75

Howard Dukes Jr., 75, of Thorofare, N.J., passed away Monday, June 4, 2007, at his home. He was born in Frankford.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Howard and Ethel (Hudson) Dukes; his wife, Grace Dukes; four sisters, Carrie Reighn...

Thursday, June 14, 2007 - 8:00pm