Obituaries


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

Hazel M. Hudson, 94

Hazel M. Hudson, 94, of Dagsboro, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2007.

Hudson was a poultry grower for more than 30 years. She was a member of Hickory Hill U.M. Church in Millsboro.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Elijah...

Thursday, March 8, 2007 - 7:00pm

Kathryn ‘Kitty’ Elaine Lockett Sears, 87

Kathryn E. Sears, 87, of Ocean View, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2007, at Beebe Medical Center in Lewes, surrounded by her family.

In 1960, Sears, as an employee of Nationwide Mutual Insurance Co., was the first woman to be promoted...

Thursday, March 8, 2007 - 7:00pm

Paul G. Hunter, 80

Paul G. Hunter, 80, of Bethany Beach, formerly of Bethesda, Md., passed away Thursday, March 1, 2007, at the Beebe Medical Center in Lewes.

Hunter was a veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Navy. He was a retired teacher at the...

Thursday, March 8, 2007 - 7:00pm

Virginia M. Collins, 85

Virginia M. Collins, 85, of Long Neck, formerly of Columbia, Md., passed away on Thursday, March 1, 2007, at Harbor Hospital Center in Baltimore.

She was a member of Mary Mother of Peace Catholic Church, near Oak Orchard.

Collins...

Thursday, March 8, 2007 - 7:00pm

Herbert S. Gee Jr.

Herbert S. Gee Jr. of Longneck, formerly of Ft. Monmouth, N.J., died at his home on Friday, March 2, 2007, surrounded by his family.

He was a retired government employee serving with the Central Electronics Command.

Gee is survived...

Thursday, March 8, 2007 - 7:00pm

Roy R. Boucher Jr., 64

Roy R. Boucher Jr., 64, of Millsboro, formerly of Wilmington, passed away Monday, March 5, 2007, at the Beebe Medical Center in Lewes.

Boucher was employed for 32 years with the DuPont Company, Edgemoor Plant, as a mechanic. He loved to...

Thursday, March 8, 2007 - 7:00pm

Michael Mason Moore, 57

Michael Mason Moore, 57, of Lewes, passed away Sunday, March 4, 2007, at his home, surrounded by his loving family, after a courageous battle with cancer.

He served in the U.S. Army with a tour of duty in Vietnam and was an employee of...

Thursday, March 8, 2007 - 7:00pm

Gary J. Veach, 52

Gary J. Veach, 52, of rural Millsboro and formerly of Westville, N.J., died at his home on Saturday, Feb. 24, 2007. He was a retired supermarket meat manager. He was predeceased by his parents, Sommers and Margaret Veach, and a sister, Deborah....

Thursday, March 1, 2007 - 7:00pm

Lenora Oden, 90

Lenora Oden, 90, of Ocean City, Md., formerly of Philadelphia, Pa., passed away on Monday, Feb. 26, 2007, at the Salisbury Genesis Nursing & Rehabilitation Center.

She was a homemaker and a member of St. Luke Catholic Church in Ocean...

Thursday, March 1, 2007 - 7:00pm

Irma M. Smith, 69

Irma M. Smith, 69, of Selbyville, died on Thursday, Feb. 22, 2007. She was a self-employed healthcare aide.

Smith was preceded in death by her parents, Roy V. and Maude Wilkins Timmons; her husband, Mack C. Smith; a brother, Vaughn R....

Thursday, March 1, 2007 - 7:00pm

Joseph S. Pennell, 50

Joseph S. Pennell, 50, of Oak Orchard, passed away on Monday, Feb. 19, 2007, at home. He enjoyed working in the yard, hunting, fishing and building things.

Pennell was preceded in death by his parents, Frances and Margaret Anderson Pennell...

Thursday, March 1, 2007 - 7:00pm

Donald Mahan Fadeley, 91

Donald Fadeley, 91, a retired funeral director and former resident of Frederick, Md., passed away peacefully on Thursday, Feb. 22, 2007, at his home in Millsboro.

He was a partner for 40 years of Smith, Fadeley, Keeney and Basford Funeral...

Thursday, March 1, 2007 - 7:00pm

Dallas Troy Wright, 39

Dallas Troy Wright, 39, of Millsboro, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2007, at home. He was a member of the Nanticoke Indian Association. He enjoyed motorcycles, tractors, hunting, hotrods, old cars and his family. Wright was a self-employed...

Thursday, March 1, 2007 - 7:00pm

Helen M. Townsend, 89

Helen M. Townsend, 89, of Frankford, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 25, 2007. She was a member of the St. Georges United Methodist Church in Clarksville. She loved to crochet and knit.

Townsend was preceded in death by her parents, Charles...

Thursday, March 1, 2007 - 7:00pm

Jeanne W. Long, 89

Jeanne W. Long, 89, of Selbyville, died on Friday, Feb. 23, 2007, at Berlin Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was a first-grade elementary-school teacher for the Indian River School District for 36 years. She was a member of the Salem United...

Thursday, March 1, 2007 - 7:00pm

Lawrence Smart, 88

Lawrence Smart, 88, of Selbyville, formerly of Long Island, N.Y., passed away at his home on Friday, Feb. 22, 2007. He was a stocker for the warehouses of Daving Paper Company, retiring in 1985 after 27 years of service. Smart was a deacon at St...

Thursday, March 1, 2007 - 7:00pm

Edwin D. Broyles, 78

Edwin D. Broyles, 78, of Selbyville, passed away at Beebe Medical Center on Thursday, Feb. 15, 2007.

He had been a restaurant and bar owner for many years and was a Veteran of the U.S. Army.

Broyles is survived by his wife of 50...

Thursday, February 22, 2007 - 7:00pm

Florence C. Morris, 79

Florence C. Morris, 79, of Millsboro, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2007, at her home.

Morris was a member of the Millsboro Wesleyan Church. She was a retired state employee from the Stockley Center. She was past president of the...

Thursday, February 22, 2007 - 7:00pm

John D. Mattie, 91

John D. Mattie, 91, of Tollhouse, Calif., died peacefully at his sister’s home in Dagsboro on Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2007.

Mattie retired from the Air Force after 28 years, rising to the rank of lieutenant colonel. He was a highly decorated P-...

Thursday, February 22, 2007 - 7:00pm

Helen M. Wilkins, 88

Helen M. Wilkins, 88, of Millsboro, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 10, 2007, at Green Valley Terrace.

Wilkins worked for Diamond State and Chesapeake Telephone Companies; office of the Attorney General of Delaware; and retired from Megee...

Thursday, February 22, 2007 - 7:00pm

Gary Mundorf, 59

Gary Mundorf, 59, of Millsboro, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 17, 2007, at his home. He worked at Lingo Marine for eight years. Mundorf was an enthusiast of fishing and stock car racing.

He is survived by two sons, Jess and Jeremy Mundorf...

Thursday, February 22, 2007 - 7:00pm

Clarence Dale Miles, 79

Clarence Dale Miles, 79, of Millsboro, formerly of Wilmington, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 18, 2007, at his home. He was a retired hardware rep and a veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Army. He was a member of the American Legion Post #...

Thursday, February 22, 2007 - 7:00pm

Eva L. Bunting

Eva L. Bunting of Frankford passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2007.

She was the former owner and operator of Millsboro Card and Gift Shop, and Eva’s Hallmark.

Bunting was a former member of Alpha Beta Sigma Phi Sorority and a...

Thursday, February 22, 2007 - 7:00pm

Matthew Lee Cannon, 35

Matthew Lee Cannon, 35, of Millsboro, passed away suddenly on Thursday, Feb. 15, 2007, at his home. Cannon was a self-employed exterior siding contractor.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Ches and Maggie Hudson;...

Thursday, February 22, 2007 - 7:00pm

Wayne L. Hurley Sr., 64

Wayne L. Hurley Sr., 64, of Selbyville, formerly of Arnold, Md., passed away Feb. 16, 2007, at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin, Md.

Hurley was a superintendent of distribution for Prax Air and a member of the Ocean City Cruisers.

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Thursday, February 22, 2007 - 7:00pm

Chester Daniel ‘Danny’ Steele, 71

Chester Daniel “Danny” Steele, 71, of Millville, died Sunday, Feb. 18, 2007, in Beebe Medical Center.

Steele was born in Ocean View, the son of the late Charles D. Steele and Elva (Hudson) Steele, and brother of the late Betty (Steele)...

Thursday, February 22, 2007 - 7:00pm

Margaret J. Johnson, 85

Margaret J. Johnson, 85, of rural Frankford, formerly of Wilmington, died at her home on Monday, Feb. 19, 2007.

Johnson was born in New Brunswick, N.J., daughter of the late Henry and Sally (Lomax) Breese. She was preceded in death by two...

Thursday, February 22, 2007 - 7:00pm

Pauline Marotta, 77

Pauline Marotta, 77, of Frankford, formerly of Johnson City, Tenn., passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2007, at her home.

She was a homemaker and a volunteer at ACTS Thrift Shop in Clarkesville.

Marotta is survived by her daughters,...

Thursday, February 15, 2007 - 7:00pm

Annette J. LaRocca, 86

Annette J. LaRocca, 86, of Selbyville, passed away at Beebe Medical Center in Lewes on Monday, Feb. 12, 2007.

She had been an administrator with the Department of Defense and was a member of St. Luke Catholic Church in Ocean City, Md....

Thursday, February 15, 2007 - 7:00pm

Omeda T. Collins, 86

Omeda T. Collins, 86, of Clarksville, passed away at Beebe Medical Hospital in Lewes on Friday, Feb. 9, 2007.

Omeda was a member of Roxana Wesleyan Church and the Eastern Star Chapter 12 of Frankford. She and her husband were founders of...

Thursday, February 15, 2007 - 7:00pm

James Edward Wise, 71

James Edward Wise, 71, of Millsboro passed away at Green Valley Terrace in Millsboro on Sunday, Feb. 11, 2007.

Wise loved to watch TV and go to church.

He is survived by his wife, Willa Mae Wise; sons James Hopkins of Salisbury, Md...

Thursday, February 15, 2007 - 7:00pm

Howard E. Melson, 88

Howard E. Melson, 88 of Dagsboro, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, on Saturday, Feb. 10, 2007, in Harbor Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Lewes.

He was a veteran of World War I, serving in the United States...

Thursday, February 15, 2007 - 7:00pm

Betty Jane Hall, 57

Betty Jane Hall, 57, of Millsboro, passed away Friday, Feb. 9, 2007, at Beebe Medical Center in Lewes.

Hall was a devoted member of Millsboro’s Seventh Day Adventist Church. She loved to sing, travel, cook and shop, and was a foster parent...

Thursday, February 15, 2007 - 7:00pm

Bonnie L. Gohl, 55

Bonnie L. Gohl, 55, of Selbyville, passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2007, after courageously battling cervical cancer.

She was the office administrator for Coldwell Banker in Ocean City, Md., and was also a certified...

Thursday, February 15, 2007 - 7:00pm

Rose A. Ward, 85

Rose A. Ward, 85, of Georgetown passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2007.

She was a member of Mary Mother of Peace Roman Catholic Church in Millsboro. She loved to crochet and collected dolls.

Ward is survived by her husband, Taylor F...

Thursday, February 15, 2007 - 7:00pm

John M. Burford, 74

John M. Burford, 74, of Lewes and Spring Hill, Fla., formerly of Baltimore, Md., passed away peacefully on Saturday, Feb. 3, 2007, at his home in Spring Hill.

He was a retired Baltimore City police officer, after 30 years of service, a...

Thursday, February 15, 2007 - 7:00pm

Jessie E. Fefel, 92

Jessie E. Fefel, 92 of Frankford, passed away peacefully on Monday, Feb. 5, 2007, at Green Valley Terrace Nursing Home in Millsboro.

Fefel was a member of Mariner’s Bethel Choir, the Dorcas Circle at Mariner’s Bethel, charter member of the...

Thursday, February 8, 2007 - 7:00pm

Harry W. Wilkerson, 81

Harry W. Wilkerson, 81, of Pittsville, Md., passed away at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury, Md.

Wilkerson and his wife owned and operated Wilkerson’s Service Station and grocery store for nearly 30 years on Racetrack Road...

Thursday, February 8, 2007 - 7:00pm

George Q. Reed Sr., 81

George Q. Reed Sr., 81, of Roxana, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2007, at his home.

He had been a truck driver for many years and was a life member of the Roxana Volunteer Fire Company. He was also a World War II Navy veteran.

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Thursday, February 8, 2007 - 7:00pm