Obituaries


Charles William ‘Bill’ Grabey, 83

Charles William “Bill” Grabey, 83, of Millsboro, formerly of Schuylkill Haven, Pa., passed away peacefully on Wednesday, June 6, 2007, at his home.

He was a graduate of Pine Grove High School, Class of 1942, and served in the U.S. Army,...

Thursday, June 14, 2007 - 8:00pm

Cora A. Hickman, 97

Cora A. Hickman, 97, of Harbeson, passed away peacefully in her home on Sunday, June 10, 2007. She had a great love for her family and animals. She was very generous and always was young at heart. In her earlier years, she loved playing with her...

Thursday, June 14, 2007 - 8:00pm

Gloria P. ‘Glory’ Slagle, 81

Gloria P. “Glory” Slagle, 81, of Bethany Beach, passed away at her home Thursday, June 7, 2007. She was a retired professional ice skater and skated with the Ice Capades for seven years. Glory and her husband owned and operated Shorty’s...

Thursday, June 14, 2007 - 8:00pm

Alton Walker, 93

Alton Walker, 93, of Frankford, passed away Sunday, June 10, 2007, at Green Valley Terrace in Millsboro. He was a member of the Apostolic Faith Church in Millsboro.

Walker was preceded in death by his parents, Abraham and Annie Davis...

Thursday, June 14, 2007 - 8:00pm

Constance A. Ellingsworth, 73

Constance A. Ellingsworth, of Millsboro, passed away Friday, June 1, 2007, at Green Valley Terrace in Millsboro. She was a wonderful sister and loving mother and will be deeply missed, family members said.

Ellingsworth was preceded in...

Thursday, June 7, 2007 - 8:00pm

S. Elizabeth Hall, 96

S. Elizabeth Hall, 96, of Millsboro, passed away Tuesday, May 29, 2007, at home. She retired as a self-employed beautician. A member for 86 years, she was the oldest member of Grace U.M. Church in Millsboro and taught Sunday School for several...

Thursday, June 7, 2007 - 8:00pm

Mannie Oscar Harmon, 92

Mannie Oscar Harmon, 92, of Millsboro, passed away Friday, June 1, 2007, at Beebe Medical Center in Lewes. He was a very hard worker and a devoted husband and father. He was a retired farmer, raising chickens, and also worked as a saw mill...

Thursday, June 7, 2007 - 8:00pm

Elsie A. Harmon, 77

Elsie A. Harmon, 77, of Georgetown, passed away Saturday, June 2, 2007, at Harbor Health Care in Lewes. She had worked as a housekeeper in Rehoboth Beach for many years, as well as working in the poultry industry. She was a loving grandmother and...

Thursday, June 7, 2007 - 8:00pm

Melreth L. Holladay, 88

Melreth L. Holladay, 88, of Delmar, passed away Tuesday, May 29, 2007, at Nanticoke Memorial Hospital in Seaford. She loved spending time with her family and friends, sewing and cooking, gardening, the beach and fishing. She was voted “Volunteer...

Thursday, June 7, 2007 - 8:00pm

John C. Holland Jr., 66

John C. Holland Jr., 66, of Millsboro, formerly of Rehoboth Beach, passed away Sunday, May 27, 2007, at Beebe Medical Center in Lewes. He was a retired service man for Suburban Propane of Rehoboth Beach. He enjoyed hunting and fishing.

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Thursday, June 7, 2007 - 8:00pm

Jeanne M. Mooney, 76

Jeanne M. Mooney, 76, of Long Neck, formerly of Brick, N.J., passed away Monday, June 4, 2007, at home. She loved and enjoyed her family and many friends as well as music and singing as a member of the Sweet Adelines (Jersey Shore Chapter). She...

Thursday, June 7, 2007 - 8:00pm

Floyd E. Moore, 73

Floyd E. Moore, 73, of Showell, Md., passed away Saturday, June 2, 2007, at home. He had worked for Mumford Sheet Metal Works in Selbyville for more than 40 years. He was a past chief and life member of the Showell Volunteer Fire Department, for...

Thursday, June 7, 2007 - 8:00pm

Anna T. Pilkington, 79

Anna T. Pilkington, 79, of Millsboro, passed away on Saturday, June 2, 2007, at Beebe Medical Center in Lewes. She was a retired bank employee for Wachovia Bank. She was a member of the Long Neck United Methodist Church, Unity Chapter #16 Order...

Thursday, June 7, 2007 - 8:00pm

Birdie B. Powell, 75

Birdie B. Powell, 75, of Berlin, Md., passed away Monday, May 28, 2007, at New Hanover Regional Medical Center, Wilmington, N.C. She was a health administrator for the Worcester County Health Department, retiring in 1991. She was a member of...

Thursday, June 7, 2007 - 8:00pm

Catherine P. Reider, 70

Catherine P. Reider, 70, of Selbyville, passed away Tuesday, May 29, 2007, at home. She had a residential cleaning service. She served many years as the chairperson for the Dabney Holiday Party for the patients at the Eastern Shore Hospital...

Thursday, June 7, 2007 - 8:00pm

Frederick Robert Schmitt, 80

Frederick Robert Schmitt, 80, of Lewes, passed away peacefully Wednesday, May 30, 2007, at Lewes Convalescent Center with his wife by his side. He was a 30 year veteran of the U.S. Navy; a senior chief who served in World War II, Korea and...

Thursday, June 7, 2007 - 8:00pm

Pauline E. Timmons, 88

Pauline E. Timmons, 88, of Millsboro, passed away Wednesday, May 30, 2007, at Green Valley Terrace in Millsboro. She was a member of Zoar United Methodist Church in Millsboro, as well as the New Life in Christ Church in Palm City, Fla. She had...

Thursday, June 7, 2007 - 8:00pm

Michael P. Warrington, 48

Michael P. Warrington, 48, of Harbeson, passed away peacefully at home Sunday, June 3, 2007, surrounded by his loving family. He was a mechanic for Allen Family Foods in Harbeson. He served in the United States Marine Corps. He was a NASCAR and...

Thursday, June 7, 2007 - 8:00pm

Mary E. Weinelt, 73

Mary E. Weinelt, 73, of Selbyville, formerly of Pasadena, Md., passed away Thursday, May 31, 2007, at Ridgewood Manor in Washington, N.C. She had worked for the State of Maryland for many years.

Weinelt was preceded in death by her parents...

Thursday, June 7, 2007 - 8:00pm

Jeannette E. Williams, 82

Jeannette E. Williams, 82, of Selbyville, formerly of Wilmington, passed away on Tuesday, May 29, 2007, at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin, Md. She was a homemaker and a member of the Sound United Methodist Church in Williamsville, as well as...

Thursday, June 7, 2007 - 8:00pm

Dale Milton Workman, 91

Dale Milton Workman, 91, of Georgetown, passed away Friday, June 1, 2007, at Beebe Medical Center in Lewes. He was a farmer in earlier years, and then became the owner and operator of Workman’s Store. He was a lifetime member and deacon of the Mt...

Thursday, June 7, 2007 - 8:00pm

Norman D. Figgs, 76

Norman D. Figgs, 76, of Millsboro, passed away on Monday, May 28, 2007, at Coastal Hospice by the Lake in Salisbury, Md. He was an appliance sales manager for Art’s T.V. & Appliances in Millsboro, worked at Collins & Ryan in Millsboro and...

Thursday, May 31, 2007 - 8:00pm

William F. German Sr., 68

William F. German Sr., 68, of Millsboro, formerly of Indian Mills and Monroeville, N.J., passed away at his home on Thursday, May 24, 2007. He was a retired foundry superintendent with Sorenson Industries in Darby, Pa., and served with the...

Thursday, May 31, 2007 - 8:00pm

Richard C. Johnson, 60

Richard C. Johnson, 60, of near Georgetown, passed away on Saturday, May 26, 2007, in Milford. He was an auto mechanic for many years, and he also formed and maintained a lawn care business. He loved to tinker on mechanical things and always...

Thursday, May 31, 2007 - 8:00pm

Virginia L. Massey, 61

Virginia L. Massey, 61, of Bishopville, Md., passed away on Monday, May 21, 2007, at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin. She was a housekeeper. Family members said she had accepted Jesus Christ into her life and went through her illness with no...

Thursday, May 31, 2007 - 8:00pm

Starling Peacock Sr., 66

Starling Peacock Sr., 66, of Millsboro, passed away on Thursday, May 24, 2007, at Beebe Medical Center in Lewes. He was a retired truck driver, retiring from William B. Street Inc. after more than 20 years of service, and was a member and trustee...

Thursday, May 31, 2007 - 8:00pm

Gloria E. Reed, 74

Gloria E. Reed, 74, of Selbyville, formerly of Littleton, Colo., passed away on Tuesday, May 22, 2007, at Nanticoke Memorial Hospital in Seaford. She had been an administrative secretary for the city of Littleton in Colorado. She was a member of...

Thursday, May 31, 2007 - 8:00pm

Elfriede ‘Effie’ Rogers, 67

Elfriede “Effie” Rogers, 67, of Dagsboro, passed away at home on Thursday, May 24, 2007, surrounded by her family. She was born and raised in Germany, married, and traveled for 20 years as an Army wife, with her husband, before settling in...

Thursday, May 31, 2007 - 8:00pm

Virginia L. ‘Ginger’ Russell Ruback, 73

Virginia L. “Ginger” Russell Ruback, 73, of South Bethany, formerly of College Park, Md., passed away on Tuesday, May 22, 2007, at Beebe Medical Center in Lewes. She was a homemaker.

Ruback was preceded in death by her parents, Marion and...

Thursday, May 31, 2007 - 8:00pm

Mattie E. Vickers, 77

Mattie E. Vickers, 77, of Selbyville, formerly of Millville, passed away on Monday, May 28, 2007, at home. She was a homemaker.

Vickers was preceded in death by her parents, Elmer and Emma (Banks) West; and her husband, Preston W. Vickers...

Thursday, May 31, 2007 - 8:00pm

Obituaries

Walter John Brysiak, 75

Walter John Brysiak, 75, of Seaford, passed away on Wednesday, May 16, 2007, at Nanticoke Memorial Hospital in Seaford. He was a retired welder from Sun Ship-building and Dry Dock Co. in Chester, Pa. Brysiak was a...

Thursday, May 24, 2007 - 8:00pm

Obituaries

Richard W. Backora, 83

Richard W. Backora, 83, of Fenwick Island, formerly of Kensington, Md., passed away Saturday, April 28, 2007, at home. He retired after 28 years of government service as an armament equipment branch head for the...

Thursday, May 3, 2007 - 8:00pm

Obituaries

Anna E. Abrams, 81
Anna E. Abrams, 81, of Selbyville, formerly of Riviera Beach, Md., passed away Tuesday, April 17, 2007, at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin, Md. She was a homemaker.

Abrams was preceded in death by her husband,...

Thursday, April 26, 2007 - 8:00pm

Obituaries

Anna E. Abrams, 81

Anna E. Abrams, 81, of Selbyville, formerly of Riviera Beach, Md., passed away Tuesday, April 17, 2007, at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin, Md. She was a homemaker.

Abrams was preceded in death by her husband...

Thursday, April 19, 2007 - 8:00pm

Obituaries

Anna E. Abrams, 81

Anna E. Abrams, 81, of Selbyville, formerly of Riviera Beach, Md., passed away Tuesday, April 17, 2007, at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin, Md. She was a homemaker.

Abrams was preceded in death by her husband...

Thursday, April 12, 2007 - 8:00pm

Obituaries

Doris E. Carmean, 83

Doris E. Carmean, 83, of Millsboro, passed away on Tuesday, April 3, 2007. She was a member of St. Johns United Methodist Church at Springfield Crossroads and enjoyed cooking and taking care of her family.

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Thursday, April 5, 2007 - 8:00pm

Obituaries

Bruce Edward McCabe, 48

Bruce Edward McCabe, 48, of Millville, died suddenly on Saturday, March 24, 2007. He was a graduate of Indian River High School and was employed with Delmarva Power and Light, where he worked as a lineman for the...

Thursday, March 29, 2007 - 8:00pm

Retha L. Kauffman Cleveland, 51

Retha L. Kauffman Cleveland, 51, of Dagsboro, passed away Thursday, March 15, 2007, at her home. She had just received her ring for 25 years of service with M&T Bank in Millsboro. She always had a smile for everyone and had an abundance of...

Thursday, March 22, 2007 - 8:00pm

James Walker, 96

James Walker, 96, of Frankford, passed away on Saturday, March 17, 2007. He was the son of the late Abraham and Annie Davis Walker.

Walker is survived by brothers, Alton Walker of Millsboro, Ernest Walker of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.; sisters,...

Thursday, March 22, 2007 - 8:00pm

David Robert Littleton, 37

David Robert Littleton, 37, of Laurel, son of Robert and Winifred Littleton of North Port, Fla., passed away Monday, March 5, 2007, as the result of an automobile accident.

Littleton was a graduate of Indian River High School in Frankford...

Thursday, March 22, 2007 - 8:00pm

William L. Stroud, 57

William L. Stroud, 57, of Milford, passed away Sunday, March 18, 2007. He was the son of the late Frederick W. and Betty Mae Jones Stroud.

Stroud was an owner/operator of G.B. & Son Auto Body for more than 10 years. He had also worked...

Thursday, March 22, 2007 - 8:00pm

Pearl G. Robinson, 85

Pearl G. (Banks) Robinson, 85, of Millville, passed away on Thursday, March 15, 2007, at Beebe Medical Center. She was the daughter of the late Raymond L. and Emma (Tyre) Banks.

Robinson was a member of St. George’s United Methodist Church...

Thursday, March 22, 2007 - 8:00pm

Eugene D. ‘Gene’ McGee, 83

Eugene D. “Gene” McGee, 83, of Selbyville, formerly of Boothwyn, Pa., passed away Wednesday, March 14, 2007, at home.

He had been an operator in Research and Development at Sun Oil Co. in Marcus Hook, N.J. He was a World War II Marine...

Thursday, March 22, 2007 - 8:00pm

Kathryn MaGee, 94

Kathryn MaGee, 94, of Bishopville, Md., passed away on Saturday, March 17, 2007, at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin, Md. She was a homemaker and had been a poultry grower for many years. She was a member of Zion United Methodist Church in...

Thursday, March 22, 2007 - 8:00pm

Beverly Lynn Doughten Alberts, 40

Beverly Lynn Doughten Alberts, 40, of Selbyville, formerly of Middletown, passed away on Friday, March 16, 2007. She was the daughter of the late Merle and Linda Doughten.

Alberts worked for Peninsula Eye Surgeons in Salisbury, Md., and...

Thursday, March 22, 2007 - 8:00pm

Jane S. Straughan, 93

Jane S. Straughan, 93, of Fenwick Island and Silver Spring, Md., died Monday, March 12, 2007, at Berlin Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Berlin, Md. She was the daughter of the late Charles W. and Minnie Wineheimer Sincell.

Straughan...

Thursday, March 22, 2007 - 8:00pm

Cecile Marie Quillen, 66

Cecile Marie Quillen, 66, of Berlin, Md., passed away Tuesday, March 20, 2007, at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin.

Quillen was preceded in death by her parents, Robert J. Quillen and Frances M. Joseph Quillen Hudson; her step-father, J...

Thursday, March 22, 2007 - 8:00pm

Katharine L. ‘Kitty’ Stephens, 51

Katharine L. “Kitty” Stephens, 51, of Millsboro passed away peacefully at Coastal Hospice at the Lake, in Salisbury, Md., after a short illness. She received her degree as a medical technician and worked for Peninsula Regional Medical Center,...

Thursday, March 8, 2007 - 7:00pm

Alan Darnell Taylor, 46

Alan Darnell Taylor, 46, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2007, at Kent General Hospital in Dover.

Taylor was disabled, but had been a worker in the U.S. Postal Service. He was a veteran of service in the U.S. Army and the Delaware Army...

Thursday, March 8, 2007 - 7:00pm

Geraldine M. ‘Gerry’ Franks, 66

Geraldine M. “Gerry” Franks, 66, of Ocean City, formerly of Newark, Del., died Sunday, Feb. 25, 2007, at home with her family by her side.

Franks and her late husband, James Edward Franks Sr., founded, owned and operated Glasgow Deli. She...

Thursday, March 8, 2007 - 7:00pm