Obituaries

Earl Gilbert Walter, 89

Earl Gilbert Walter, 89, of Severna Park, Md., passed away on Nov. 16, 2016, at the Baltimore Washington Medical Center. He was born on Jan. 1, 1927, in Baltimore, Md., to the late Margaret and Martin Walter.

Michael Nacey, 58

Michael Nacey, 58 of Millsboro, Del., passed away Sunday, Nov., 20, 2016, at the Delaware Hospice Center in Milford. He was born in Pittsburgh, Pa., on Feb. 22, 1958, son of Thomas Nacey and Elizabeth (Knighton) Nacey.

Mattie L. Miller, 67

Mattie L. Miller, 67, of Georgetown, Del., passed away peacefully on Sunday, Nov. 20, 2016, at Milford Delaware Hospice Center. She was born on Feb. 9, 1949, in Selbyville, Del., daughter of the late Neal C. Cherry and Mattie Mitchell Cherry.

Mary Rose Holden, 74

Mary Rose Holden, 74, peacefully left this world to be with the Lord on Nov. 16, 2016, at home in Harbeson, Del. She was born Feb. 1, 1942, in Bishopville, Md., to Emma Cater and Lancaster Johnson.

While Hodeln was at the tender age of 8 months, her mother passed away, leaving her to be raised by her loving grandparents, Carrie and Harold Cater. Holden received her education in Berlin, Md.

Raymond Carlton Hitch, 78

Raymond Carlton Hitch, 78, of Lewes, Del., passed away on Thursday, Nov. 24, 2016, at Beebe Healthcare in Lewes, Del. He was born in Wilmington, Del., on April 14, 1938, son of the late Howard Hitch and Irene (Harrison) Hitch.

Mary Ann Hallett, 60

Mary Ann Hallett, 60, of Ellendale, Del., and formerly of Frankford, Del., peacefully departed this life on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016. She was born Sept. 15, 1956, to Pearlis Sturgis Sr. and the late Adelle (Lillard) Mumford.

Robert Edwin ‘Bob’ Graves, 86

Robert Edwin “Bob” Graves, 86, of Millsboro, Del., a devoted husband, father, brother and grandfather, passed away peacefully on Nov. 27, 2016.

Gary Carmean, 70

Gary Carmean, 70, of Millsboro, Del., passed away at Delaware Hospice Center on Sunday, Nov. 20, 2016. He was born July 28, 1946, in Millsboro, Del., to the late Frances Carmean.

Darrin T. Gibbs, 30

Darrin Trimell Gibbs, 30, was born Jan. 31, 1986, in Lewes, Del., to Darrin T. Taylor and Kelley Gibbs. He died unexpectedly on Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016.

Joseph J. ‘Joe’ Brady, 83

Joseph J. “Joe” Brady, 83, of Millsboro, Del., passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016. He was born in Chester, Pa., to the late James Brady and Celia McHale Brady.

Michael Eugene Abbatiello, 75

Michael Eugene “Mike” Abbatiello, 75, of Ocean View, Del., formerly of Long Island, N.Y., passed away unexpectedly on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016, while refereeing a football game in Greenwood, Del. He was born in Queens, N.Y., on Nov. 17, 1941, son of the late Michael Abbatiello and Lucille (Catena) Abbatiello.

Joan C. Sheldon, 71

Joan C. Sheldon, 71, of Millsboro, Del., passed away on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2016, at Beebe Healthcare in Lewes, Del. She was born Oct. 14, 1945, a daughter of the late William Kullman and Mary (Masca) Kullman.

Charles Monroe Thomas Harmon, 78

Charles Monroe Thomas Harmon, 78, a man of conviction and faith, dedicated to his wife, children and grandchildren, passed away and went home to be with the Lord on Nov. 11, 2016. He was born Feb. 8, 1938, in Frankford, Del., to the late Preston Sylvester Harmon and Catherine E. Andrews Harmon.

Hilda Hall, 96

Hilda (Esham) Dennis Hall, 96, passed away on Nov. 17, 2016. She was born Feb. 8, 1920, in Gumboro, Del., to Alfred Esham and Ida Lynch Esham.

Wilma E. Fye, 88

Wilma E. Fye, 88, of Selbyville, Del., and formerly of Mt Airy, Md., passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016, at Harrison Senior Living of Georgetown, Del. Fye was born in Connellsville, Pa., daughter of the late Frank Cavanaugh and Emma (Dillinger) Cavanaugh.

Eugene C. ‘Gene’ Denhardt, 71

Eugene C. “Gene” Denhardt, 71, of Selbyville, Del., and formerly of Glenville, Pa., passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016, at Beebe Healthcare in Lewes, Del. He was born in Baltimore, Md., on Sept. 1, 1945, the son of the late August Denhardt and Martha (Szciecinski) Denhardt.

Hazel M. Thompson, 95

Hazel M. Thompson, 95, of Millsboro, Del., passed away and went home to be with the Lord and her beloved husband on Saturday, Nov. 5, 2016. Thompson was born in Seaford, Del., on Feb. 26, 1921, daughter of the late Leslie Hall and Myrtle (Hudson) Hall.

Janet Irene Reynolds, 79

Janet Irene Reynolds, 79, of Dagsboro, Del., passed away Sunday, Nov. 13, 2016, with her family by her side. She was born to the late Frank and Florence Wood on Jan. 2, 1937, in Quarryville, Pa.

Doris I. Revel, 84

Doris I. Revel, 84, of Millsboro, Del., passed away peacefully on Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016, surrounded by her family. She was born July 27, 1932, in Gumboro, Del., to the late Lee and Marry Elizabeth Baker.

David N. Reinohl, 87

David N. Reinohl, 87, of Dagsboro, Del., formerly of Annapolis, Md., passed away on Friday, Nov. 11, 2016, at Delmar Manor in Delmar, Md. Reinohl was born in Hyattsville, Md., on June 17, 1929, son of the late William Parker Reinohl and Grace Mary (Naumann) Reinohl.

Daniel B. Lyons III, 85

Daniel B. Lyons III, 85, of Bethany Beach, Del., formerly of Queenstown, Md., passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, Nov. 5, 2016.

Jean Ann Chandler, 74

Jean Ann Chandler, 74, of Pittsville, Md., passed away on Monday, Nov. 7, 2016. She was born in Selbyville, Del., to the late Earl Wells Sr. and Mildred Smith Wells.

Donald Alan Wagner Sr., 84

Donald Alan Wagner Sr., 84, affectionately known as “Pop-Pop,” 84, of Lewes, Del., passed away on Monday, Oct. 31, 2016, at Christiana Care Health System, in Newark, Del. He was born Sunday, April 24, 1932, in Baltimore, Md., son of the late Walter L. and Lydia C. (Zoll) Wagner.

Theodore “Ted” L. Russiano, 81

Theodore “Ted” L. Russiano, 81, of Georgetown, Del., formerly of Allentown, Pa., passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Friday, Nov. 4, 2016, at the Seasons Hospice Inpatient at Christiana Hospital in Newark, Del.

Daniel B. Lyons III

Daniel B. Lyons III of Bethany Beach, Del., formerly of Queenstown, Md., passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, Nov. 5, 2016.

Frank W. Kunze, 74

Frank W. Kunze, 74, of Lewes, Del., passed away on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016.

Services and burial will be private.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial donations to Alzheimer’s Association; PO Box 96011; Washington DC 20090-6011.

Condolences may be sent online at www.watsonfh.com.

Nancy Rilla Hudson, 76

Nancy Rilla Hudson, 76, of Millsboro, Del., went to be with the Lord and passed away on Sunday, Nov. 6, 2016, after an extended battle with cancer. She was born to the late Lester C. and Rilla G. Seyler in Carroll Township, Pa., on Jan 9, 1940.

Luisa C. Harmon, 76

Luisa C. Harmon, 76, of Georgetown, Del., passed away peacefully at home with her family by her side on Sunday, Nov. 6, 2016.

Harmon was born on May 5, 1940, in Inarajan, Guam, to the late Felix and Maria Crisostomo Cruz. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by six siblings, Eliza Quinata, Rosa Taitague, Jose Cruz, Juan Cruz, Jesus Cruz and Vicente Cruz.

Jonathan “Jon” E. Emrick, 89

Jonathan “Jon” E. Emrick, 89, of Ocean View, Del., formerly of Camp Springs, Md., passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Saturday, Nov. 5, 2016, at his home.

Paola Errigo, 90

Paola Errigo, 90, of Selbyville, Del. formerly of Ocean View, Del. passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016.

Errigo was born in Archi, Reggio Calabria, Italy, on Aug. 19, 1926. She will be remembered as a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

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