Obituaries

Charles K. ‘Chuck’ Brewster, 91

Charles K. “Chuck” Brewster, 91, of Dagsboro, Del., formerly of Pasadena, Md., passed away on Monday, April 20, 2015, at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury, Md. He was born in Baltimore, Md., on May 19, 1923, son of the late James Brewster and Anna (Stromer) Brewster.

Glenda E. Cline, 76

Glenda E. Cline, 76, of Frankford, Del. passed away on Monday, April 20, 2015. She was born in Gumboro, Del., on April 6, 1939, to the late Norman Mitchell and Minnie Phillips Mitchell.

Mary Elizabeth ‘Mitzi’ Miltner Collins, 79

Mary Elizabeth “Mitzi” Miltner Collins, 79, of Dagsboro, Del., passed away April 13, 2015, at Delaware Hospice Center in Milford, Del.

Ralph Evans, 87

Ralph Evans, 87, of Ocean View and Bethany Beach, Del., formerly of Mendham, N.J., passed away suddenly Thursday, April 16, 2015, after a short illness. Evans was the son of the late J. Linwood Evans and Nellie (Daisy) Evans.

Mary Elizabeth Hoffman, 93

Mary Elizabeth Hoffman, 93, of Dagsboro, Del., passed away on Saturday, April 11, 2015, at Crozer Medical Center in Chester, Pa. She was born Nov. 7, 1921, in Chester to the late Morris Whitehead and Catherine (Dever) LaRue.

Margie Elizabeth Mumford, 77

Margie Elizabeth Mumford, 77, of Selbyville, Del., passed away to be with the Lord on April 13, 2015. She was born Dec. 18, 1937, in Bishop, Md., to the late Walter Tunnel and Janie Rayne.

William R. ‘Bill’ Rogers Jr., 72

William R. “Bill” Rogers Jr., 72, of Selbyville, Del., passed away Wednesday, April 15, 2015, at Beebe Healthcare in Lewes, Del. Rogers was born Aug. 10, 1942, in Selbyville, to the late William R. Rogers Sr. and Pearl Hitchens Rogers.

Lyle M. Simons, 86

Lyle M. Simons, 86, of Millville, Del., passed away at home on Wednesday, April 15, 2015. He was born March 24, 1929, in Oil City, Pa., to the late Clyde and Minnie Simons.

Jane Murray Swartz, 87

Jane Murray Swartz, 87, of Millsboro, Del., formerly of Baltimore, Md., went home to her Lord on Saturday, April 18, 2015. Swartz was born in Baltimore on April 30, 1927, to the late John Valentine Horn Murray and Mildred Lloyd Murray.

Frank M. Franz Jr.73

Frank M. Franz Jr., DDS, 73, died in Lewes, Del., on March 31, 2015, after a long illness. He was born Sept. 4, 1941, in Philadelphia, Pa., son of Frank M. Franz Sr. and Anna B. Franz.

Franz graduated from Frankford High School, received a bachelor’s degree from Gettysburg College in 1953, and in 1958 earned a DDS from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dentistry.

Mildred A. ‘Midge’ (Durham Anderson) Killinger, 86

Mildred A. “Midge” (Durham Anderson) Killinger, 86, of Lewes, Del., passed away on Monday, March 30, 2015, at Beebe Healthcare in Lewes. She was born Sept. 12, 1928, in Wilmington, Del., daughter of the late Gordon Francis and Iva (Connor) Durham.

Esther M. Lentz, 90

Esther M. Lentz, 90, of Lewes, Del., passed away on Wednesday, April 1, 2015, at Beebe Healthcare in Lewes. She was born on Sept. 18, 1924, in Ridgway, Pa., daughter of the late John William Frederick and Alma H. (Yonkie) Frederick.

Dalton R. Spencer, 83

Dalton R. Spencer, 83, of Selbyville, Del., died Saturday, March 28, 2015, at Delaware Hospice Center in Milford. He was born in Barre, Vt., son of the late Stephen Spencer and Violet (Jaycox) Spencer.

Spencer retired from C&P Telephone Co. in Washington, D.C. He was a member of the Ocean City (Md.) VFW and the Ocean City Elks, and was a U.S. Navy veteran.

Milton C. Toomey, 79

Milton C. Toomey, 79, of Dagsboro, Del., passed away Friday, April 3, 2015, at Nanticoke Memorial Hospital in Seaford, Del. Toomey was born in Gumboro, Del., son of the late William and Bessie (Nibblet) Toomey. He was a retired auto mechanic and truck driver.

Jean C. Wells, 88

Jean C. Wells, 88, passed away on Sunday, March 29, 2015. She was born in Frankford, Del., on Oct. 11, 1926, to Helen Hudson (West) Chandler and Norman E. Chandler.

George Dolin West, 94

George Dolin West, 94, passed away peacefully at his home in Roxana, Del., with his son at his side, on Wednesday, April 1, 2015. West was born in Millville, Del., on Jan. 12, 1921, to the late Isaac West and Hattie McCabe West.

Irene Carlotta Wohrna, 93

Irene Carlotta Wohrna, 93, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, April 4, 2015. She was born in Baltimore, Md., on Jan. 12, 1922. A native of Baltimore, Wohrna lived in Millsboro, Del., where she was active in the community.

Dorothy Lee ‘Dottie’ Best, 87

Dorothy Lee “Dottie” Best, 87, of Millsboro, Del., passed away peacefully, after a long illness, on Wednesday, March 25, 2015. Best was born Aug. 4, 1927, in Bladenboro, N.C., to the late Albe M. Milliken and Ethel J. Spenser Milliken.

Howard O. Coffin Sr., 95

Howard O. Coffin Sr., 95, passed away peacefully at home in the presence of his family on Tuesday, March 24, 2015. Coffin was born Sept. 19, 1919, in Millsboro, Del., to the late Willard S. Coffin and Nora Downs Coffin. He was the last surviving child of 20.

Dorothy Long Bunting, 87

Dorothy Long Bunting, 87, of Dagsboro, Del., passed away Wednesday, March 25, 2015, surrounded by her family.

Bunting attended Selbyville Elementary and Junior High School, and Penn Hall High School in Chambersburg, Pa., and graduated from the University of Delaware in 1973.

Allie Marie ‘Almarie’ Cannon, 92

Allie Marie “Almarie” Cannon, 92, of Selbyville, Del., died peacefully at her home on Wednesday, March 25, 2015. She was born in Selbyville, and daughter of the late Samuel D. Bennett and Bessie A. (Derrickson) Bennett.

Angel Dorman, newborn

Angel Dorman, a beloved child angel, was born to Michael James Dorman and Sharon Louise Boocock of Millsboro on March 21, 2015, and passed away that day.

“Our little angel came into the world and left us all too quickly. Though the time was too short, the love was intense and lasting. We will meet again in God’s Kingdom. Till then, we love you!”

William Edward Jackson Jr., 62

William Edward Jackson Jr., 62, affectionately referred to as “Big Bill” and “Junior,” passed away on Sunday, March 22, 2015, with his family by his side, at the Delaware Hospice Center in Milford. He was born Sept. 30, 1952, in Lewes, Del., to the late William E. Jackson Sr. and Doreen Clark Jackson, who survives him.

Paul M. Krug, 75

Paul M. Krug, 75, of Georgetown, Del., formerly of Thomasville, Pa., passed away Sunday, March 22, 2015, at Nanticoke Memorial Hospital.

Krug was born on Sept. 1, 1939, in Hanover, Pa., to the late Paul and Evelyn Emlet Krug. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Korean War. He retired from Preston Trucking and was a former Hanover police officer. He loved hunting and fishing.

Lulu G. Martin, 99

Lulu G. Martin, 99, of Ocean View, Del., passed away on Friday, March 27, 2015. She was born on July 10, 1915, to Merle and Emma Mealy, in Clarion County, Pa.

Edward Morgan, 68

Edward Morgan of Millsboro, Del., passed away on Sunday, March 29, 2015, at Nanticoke Memorial Hospital. He was 68 years old.

A memorial service will be held at a later date. Condolences may be sent online at www.watsonfh.com.

Leticia Tyniece ‘Tish’ Sturgis, 37

Leticia Tyniece “Tish” Sturgis, 37, of Georgetown, Del., passed away on Friday, March 20, 2015. She was born in Lewes, Del., on April 17, 1977, to Thomas and Darlene Sturgis Jolley, who survive her.

Mildred Edna Cullen, 92

Mildred Edna Cullen, 92, of Roxana, Del., passed away peacefully, surrounded by loved-ones, on Monday, March 16, 2015.

Cullen was born in Campbelltown, Md., on July 1, 1922, to the late Herman Campbell and Edna (Trader) Campbell. She was a graduate of Buckingham High School’s Class of 1939 in Berlin, Md.

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