Obituaries

Frances Jane Beauchamp, 82

Frances Jane Beauchamp, 82, of Selbyville, Del., passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, on Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, at her home. She was born May 4, 1932, in Lester, W.Va., daughter of the late Dewey and Margaret Snyder. She was employed in the cafeteria at Phillip C. Showell Elementary School in Selbyville before her retirement.

Sharon M. Biemer, 74

Sharon M. (Butorac) Biemer, 74, of Frankford, Del., passed away Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014. She was born Jan. 5, 1940, in Cleveland, Ohio, to the late Nicholas Butorac and Justine (Kessler) Butorac.

William J. Folmar, 78

William J. “Bill” Folmar, 78, of Millsboro, Del., formerly of Karthaus, Pa., passed away on Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, at Delaware Hospice Center in Milford, Del. He was born Oct. 30, 1936, in Clearfield, Pa., son of the late Irvin and Elsie Folmar.

Marvin V. Greenwalt Jr., 60

Marvin V. Greenwalt Jr., 60, of Whaleyville, Md., died Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, at home. He was born in Milford, Del., son of the late Marvin V. Greenwalt Sr. and Mary Jane (Long) Greenwalt.

Tina Street Kujala, 52

Tina Street “Dancing Feather” Kujala, 52, of Dover, Del., died Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, peacefully, at Bay Health Kent General Hospital in Dover.

She was employed by the Town of Georgetown as the director for the DECCASA Program until 1995. She received her bachelor’s degree from Wilmington College.

Harry Ray ‘Butch’ McClung, 70

Harry Ray “Butch” McClung, 70, of Millsboro, Del., went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014. He was born Jan. 4, 1944, son of the late Andrew “Buck” McClung and Harriett (Cobb) McClung.

Agnes L. Mumford, 92

Agnes L. Mumford, 92, of Selbyville, Del., died peacefully at home on Monday, Nov. 17, 2014. She was born June 12, 1922, in Frankford, Del., the daughter of the late Walter Long and Elizabeth Holloway Long.

D. Eugene ‘Gene’ Wilgus, 83

D. Eugene “Gene” Wilgus, 83, of Selbyville, Del., died Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014, at the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore. He was born in Selbyville, son of the late James E. Wilgus Sr. and Jennie H. (Hudson) Wilgus.

William James ‘Bill’ Baughman, 80

William James “Bill” Baughman, 80, of Milford, Del., passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014, at the Milford Center-Genesis in Milford. He was born in Youngwood, Pa., son of the late Jacob Baughman and Margaret (Silamen) Baughman.

Elton T. Caraway, 83

Elton T. Caraway, 83, passed away peacefully in his sleep, at home, with his loving family by his side.

Patrick M. McAvoy, 43

Patrick M. McAvoy, 43, of Dagsboro, Del., passed away Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014. McAvoy was born in Cherry Hill, N.J., and was serving his 21st year with the United States Coast Guard.

He is survived by his parents, Edward and Helene McAvoy; his brother, Ed McAvoy and his wife, Jane; his nephew and godson, Finn; his godmother, Linda McNally; and many aunts, uncles and cousins.

Elizabeth A. ‘Liz’ Molinaro, 54

Elizabeth A. “Liz” Molinaro, 54, of Dagsboro, Del., formerly of Baltimore, Md., passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014, at her home.

Kathryn F. Moore, 75

Kathryn F. Moore, 75, of Dagsboro, Del., passed away Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014, at home. She was born in Millville, Del., to the late Alvin E. and Agnes K. Melson. She was a homemaker.

Millard F. ‘Mitt’ Murray III, 87

Millard F. “Mitt” Murray III, 87, of Millsboro, Del., passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family on Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014.

Janie Bernice Norwood, 96

Janie Bernice Norwood, 96, of Millsboro, Del., departed this life on Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014. Norwood was born April 16, 1918, in Millsboro, to the late Fred Harmon and Fannie Johnson Harmon.

Virginia Ann ‘Gin’ Ray, 67

Virginia Ann “Gin” Ray, 67, of Frankford, Del., and formerly of Baltimore, Md., passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014, at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin, Md., after years fighting complications related to Parkinson’s disease. She was born May 21, 1947, daughter of the late Richard R. Ray and Virginia (Burdette) Ray, in Washington, D.C.

D. Eugene ‘Gene’ Wilgus, 83

D. Eugene “Gene” Wilgus, 83, of Selbyville, Del., died Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014, at the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore. He was born in Selbyville and was the son of the late James E. Wilgus Sr. and Jennie H. (Hudson) Wilgus.

Florence F. Atkins, 93

Florence F. Atkins, 93, of Millsboro, Del., passed away Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014, at Atlantic Shores Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Millsboro, Del. She was born Dec. 2, 1920, in Philadelphia, Pa., daughter of the late Marvel Hopkins and Jennie (Lynch) Hopkins.

Atkins was a caregiver who loved Jesus and enjoyed helping to feed the poor.

Joseph Agula ‘Joe’ Becker, 85

Joseph Agula “Joe” Becker, 85, of Lewes, Del., passed away Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014, at Harbor Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center in Lewes, Del. He was born Saturday, Oct. 12, 1929, in Washington, D.C., son of the late Elich Becker and Anna (Agula) Becker.

William Harvey ‘Bill’ Beckett Sr., 94

William Harvey “Bill” Beckett Sr., 94, of Frankford, Del., went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014. Beckett was born April 15, 1920, in Frankford, to the late Henry Houston Sr. and Lola Beckett. He was raised by his maternal grandparents, Charles and Agnes Beckett of Frankford.

Marian A. Burton, 84

Marian A. Burton, 84, of Millsboro, Del., passed away Friday, Oct. 31, 2014, at Renaissance Health Care in Millsboro. Burton was born Sept. 4, 1930, in Georgetown, Del., to the late Harley and Essie Sturgis. She was a poultry production worker for Perdue Farms in Georgetown and retired at the age of 65.

Alton Cordrey, 88

Alton Cordrey, 88, of Delmar, Del., went peacefully to be with the Lord, while surrounded by and in the loving care of his family, on Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014. He was born Jan. 13, 1926, to the late Harry J. and Lida Ward Cordrey, in Gumboro, Del.

Alice V. Davidson, 89,

Alice V. Davidson, 89, of Dagsboro, Del., passed away Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014, at the Salisbury Rehabilitation & Nursing Center in Salisbury, Md.

Patricia P. Durham, 74

Patricia P. Durham, 74, of Millsboro, Del., passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014, at the Harrison House of Georgetown, Del. Durham was born Jan. 28, 1940, to the late Elwood and Lily Poore Clark. She worked as a bar manager for Stinger’s in Georgetown.

Mervyn C. ‘Merv’ Fullmer, 93

Mervyn C. “Merv” Fullmer, 93, of Millsboro, Del., formerly of Springfield, Delaware County, Pa., went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014, at the Delaware Hospice Center in Milford.

Lucien Lenhart, 101

Lucien Lenhart, 101, of Millsboro, Del., passed away Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014. Lenhart was born in 1913 in Essington, Pa., to the late Mahlon Thomas and Tevillia Hunsicker Lenhart.

Richard Wesley Wright, 75

Richard Wesley Wright, 75, of Ocean View, Del., passed away Friday, Nov. 7, 2014, at Beebe Healthcare in Lewes, Del. Wright was born in 1939 in Chester, Pa. He graduated from Girard College of Philadelphia in 1957 and attended Drexel Institute of Technology for two years. Wright also served two years in the U.S. Army.

Jack Lee Yarish, 77

Jack Lee Yarish, 77, of Millsboro, Del., and formerly of Carmichaels, Pa., passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, in Beebe Healthcare, Lewes, Del. He was born Oct. 30, 1936, in Crucible, Pa., a son of the late Stephen J. Yarish and Anna (Olschesky) Yarish.

Peggy Ann Johnson, 85

Peggy Ann Johnson, 85, of Roxana, Del., passed away at her home, surrounded by her loving family on Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014.

Joyce Mae Murray, 81

Joyce Mae Murray, 81, of Millsboro, Del., passed away in the loving care of her family Friday, Oct. 31, 2014. She was born in Millsboro on April 3, 1933, to the late Wilbur S. and Effie Phillips Hitchens. She was retired from the Indian River School District.

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