Obituaries


Doris Revel Slate, 58

Doris Revel Slate, 58, of Parsonsburg, Md., passed away Thursday, Feb. 21, 2008, at home. She was a homemaker, a loving mother, grandmother and wife; she also loved her animals. She was a member of Emmanuel Wesleyan Church, Salisbury, Md.
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Thursday, February 28, 2008 - 3:00am

William Oliphant, 81

William Oliphant, 81, of Millsboro, Del., passed away Friday, Feb. 22, 2008, in Harrison Senior Living in Georgetown, Del. He was a retired heavy equipment operator with Melvin Joseph Construction in Georgetown for many years. A United States...

Thursday, February 28, 2008 - 2:59am

Curtis William Mumford, 61

Curtis William Mumford, 61, of Bishopville, Md., passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family Saturday, Feb. 23, 2008. After graduating from the University of Baltimore with a degree in accounting, he opened a CPA office in Selbyville,...

Thursday, February 28, 2008 - 2:58am

Mary E. (Nash) Mears, 86

Mary E. (Nash) Mears, 86, of Georgetown, Del., passed away Saturday, Feb. 23, 2008, at Harrison House Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Georgetown. She was a member of Providence United Methodist Church and had led a very active life,...

Thursday, February 28, 2008 - 2:58am

Annie Marie Johnson, 89

Annie Marie Johnson, 89, of Lewes, Del., passed away Saturday, Feb. 23, 2008, at home. She was an elevator operator many years ago for the Pennsylvania School Board. She attended the Israel U.M. Church in Lewes and the Christ Church in Harbeson,...

Thursday, February 28, 2008 - 2:56am

William J. Elder Jr., 85

William J. Elder Jr., 85, of Millsboro, Del., formerly of Secane, Pa., passed away peacefully Monday, Feb. 25, 2008, at the Little Flower Manor Nursing Home in Darby, Pa. He was a Bell Telephone Installer, retiring in 1982 after 38 years of...

Thursday, February 28, 2008 - 2:56am

Davis E. ‘Dave’ Collins, 64

Davis E. “Dave” Collins, 64, of Frankford, Del., passed away Thursday, Feb. 21, 2008, at Coastal Hospice at the Lake, Salisbury, Md. He had worked for the Delaware Department of Corrections for 24 years as a correctional officer at Sussex...

Thursday, February 28, 2008 - 2:55am

Edward J. Chiasson, 68

Edward J. Chiasson, 68, of Selbyville, Del., passed away Friday, Feb. 22, 2008, at Coastal Hospice at the Lake, Salisbury, Md. He owned and was the operator of Sea-Lites in Selbyville since 1993.

Chiasson was preceded in death by his...

Thursday, February 28, 2008 - 2:54am

Charles G. Scott Jr., 82

Charles G. Scott Jr., 82, of Millsboro, Del., passed away Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2008, at Beebe Medical Center in Lewes, Del. He was a retired heavy equipment operator. A hard working man, he worked until he was 80 years old. He loved horses and loved...

Thursday, February 21, 2008 - 10:08am

Velma B. Schenk, 85

Velma B. Schenk, 85, of Bethany Beach, Del., passed away Monday, Feb. 18, 2008, surrounded by her family. She worked as a dental assistant for Dr. Walter in Aberdeen, Md., for many years before retiring in the 1970’s. She and her husband then...

Thursday, February 21, 2008 - 10:07am

William A. Rutherford, 86

William A. Rutherford, 86, of Millsboro, Del., passed away Sunday, Feb. 17, 2008, at home. He retired as a service foreman with Diamond State Telephone, now known as Verizon, after 40 years of service.

A member of the Grace United...

Thursday, February 21, 2008 - 10:06am

Joseph R. ‘Ray’ Harding, 80

Joseph R. “Ray” Harding, 80, of Ocean View, Del., formerly of Upper Marlboro, Md., passed away Saturday, Feb. 16, 2008, at Harbor Health Care in Lewes, Del. He had been a supervisor for the C. & P. Telephone Co., retiring after 30 years of...

Thursday, February 21, 2008 - 10:01am

Frederick E. ‘Fred’ Hudson, 84

Frederick E. “Fred” Hudson, 84, of Bishopville, Md., passed away Monday, Feb. 18, 2008, at Coastal Hospice at the Lake, Salisbury, Md. He had been a master carpenter, restoring homes for the Lewes Historical Society for more than 60 years. He was...

Thursday, February 21, 2008 - 10:00am

Dorothy A. Brown, 73

Dorothy A. Brown, 73, of Selbyville, Del., formerly of Midlothian, Va., passed away Sunday, Feb. 17, 2008, at the Berlin Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Berlin, Md. She was a homemaker and a member of St. Luke’s Catholic Church in Ocean City...

Thursday, February 21, 2008 - 9:59am

Florence L. Becker, 81

Florence L. Becker, 81, of Selbyville, Del., formerly of Bethesda, Md., passed away Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2008, at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin, Md. She was a homemaker and a member of the Women’s Club of The Keenwicks, The Red Hats and the...

Thursday, February 21, 2008 - 9:58am

Leah A. Woodall, 43

Leah A. Woodall, 43, of Frankford, Del.,, formerly of Baltimore, Md., passed away Saturday, Feb. 2, 2008, at the Berlin Nursing Home in Berlin, Md. She worked at the Beach Copy printing shop in Ocean City, Md. for 10 years before becoming...

Friday, February 15, 2008 - 9:40am

David R. West Sr., 46

David R. West Sr., 46, of Millsboro, Del.,, passed away suddenly at home on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2008. A graduate of Claymont High, he was employed by General Chemical for 22 years.

West was preceded in death by his father, Donald West. He is...

Friday, February 15, 2008 - 9:39am

Dwight T. Schenk, 88

Dwight T. Schenk, 88, of Bethany Beach, Del., passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by family on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2008. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II and spent his 30-year civilian government career with TECOM (Test and...

Friday, February 15, 2008 - 9:39am

Ann H. Lucien, 92

Ann H. Lucien, 92, of Millsboro, Del., passed away Sunday, Feb. 10, 2008, at Green Valley Terrace in Millsboro. She was a record clerk in the engineering department of Sikorsky Aircraft in Stratford, Conn., retiring after 36 years of service. She...

Friday, February 15, 2008 - 9:37am

Ruth M. Hitchens, 89

Ruth M. Hitchens, 89, of Laurel, Del., passed away peacefully at home on Monday, Feb. 4, 2008. She and her late husband worked side by side on their farm for more than 60 years. She will be remembered for the love she had for her family,...

Friday, February 15, 2008 - 9:36am

Richard Joseph Handlir, 88

Richard Joseph Handlir, 88, of Sterling, Va., formerly of Millville, Del., passed away Saturday, Feb. 9, 2008, at his home. He was a United States Army staff sergeant, Service Battery, 771st Field Artillery Battalion during World War II. He loved...

Friday, February 15, 2008 - 9:35am

Arthur James Fosque, 86

Arthur James Fosque, 86, of Millsboro, Del., passed away Monday, Feb. 11, 2008, at Green Valley Terrace in Millsboro. He worked for Townsend’s Inc. in Millsboro for 23 years, retiring from the maintenance department as a janitor. He loved going...

Friday, February 15, 2008 - 9:35am

Robert J. Bryant, 65

Robert J. Bryant, 65, of Clarksville, Del., passed away Sunday, Feb. 10, 2008, at Beebe Medical Center in Lewes. He worked as a carpenter for Hugh H. Hickman & Sons, retiring after 29 years of service.

Bryant was preceded in death by...

Friday, February 15, 2008 - 9:34am

Lula A. Bradford, 96

Lula A. Bradford, 96, of Whaleyville, Md., passed away Friday, Feb. 8, 2008, at home. She was a very loving mother who cherished her family and will be greatly missed. A member of the Ebenezer Methodist Church in Whaleyville, she loved to garden...

Friday, February 15, 2008 - 9:33am

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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, February 14, 2008 - 2:09am

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C. Keith Lawson, 52

C. Keith Lawson, 52, of Salisbury, Md., formerly of Fenwick Island, Del., and Orlando, Fla., passed away Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2008, at home. A graduate of Lake Highland Preparatory School and University of North Carolina...

Friday, February 8, 2008 - 7:27am

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Rose M. Powell, 83

Rose M. Powell, 83, of Bluffton, S.C., formerly of Bethany Beach, Del., passed away on Monday, Dec. 31, 2007, at the Coastal Carolina Medical Center in Harreeville, S.C., with her family by her side.

Powell was...

Friday, February 8, 2008 - 4:21am

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Jeanette R. Abbadini, 99

Jeanette R. Addadini, 99, of Selbyville, formerly of Wilmington, Del., passed away Monday, Jan. 21, 2008, at Green Valley Terrace in Millsboro. She had been a homemaker and was a member of St. Luke’s Catholic...

Friday, January 25, 2008 - 5:20am

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Ellen ‘Louise’ Betts-Hemphill-Gannon, 72

Ellen “Louise” Betts-Hemphill-Gannon, 72, of Millsboro, passed peacefully into the hands of her Lord on Friday, Jan. 11, 2008, surrounded by her loving family. She was a lifetime member of the...

Friday, January 18, 2008 - 4:08am

Obituaries - January 11, 2008

Laurence L. ‘Larry’ Atkinson, 73
Laurence L. “Larry” Atkinson, 73, of Selbyville, Del., formerly of Burlington, N.J., passed away Monday, Dec. 31, 2007, at home. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and had been a salesman for Sears from 1953...

Friday, January 11, 2008 - 8:41am

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Billie Jo (Grant) Drainer, 44
Billie Jo (Grant) Drainer, 44, passed away peacefully Monday, December 17, 2007.

Drainer was preceded in death by her grandson, Zachary Grant. She is survived by her mother, Ina Grant of Millsboro; her...

Friday, December 28, 2007 - 8:09am

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Jessie M. Adams, 84

Jessie M. Adams, 84, of Berlin, Md., passed away Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2007, at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin, Md.

After completing the cosmetic school requirements, Adams became a beautician and owner in...

Friday, December 21, 2007 - 4:30am

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Henry P. Ammermann, 69

Henry P. Ammermann, 69, of Ocean City, Md., formerly of Woodbridge, N.J., passed away Sunday, Dec. 9, 2007, at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin, Md. He had been a specifications specialist with Mack Truck of...

Friday, December 14, 2007 - 9:05am

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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