Obituaries

Arlene A. Taglienti, 82

Arlene A. Taglienti, 82, of Ocean View, Del., formerly of Cedar Grove, N.J., passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, on Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014, at Beebe Healthcare in Lewes, Del.

Isaiah ‘Ike’ Weaver Jr., 77

Isaiah “Ike” Weaver Jr., 77, died at home, with family, on Friday, Aug.8, 2014.

Born July 21, 1937, in Johnston, S.C., Weaver was the eldest son of the late Isaah Weaver and Lela (Pope) Weaver. Raised by his sharecropping grandparents, he moved to Washington, D.C., at age 12.

Joseph H. Creamer, 81

Joseph H. Creamer of Milton, Del., passed away on Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014. He was 81 years old.

Services and burial were to be held privately. Condolences may be sent online at www.watsonfh.com.

Joyce A. Edelen, 76

Joyce A. Edelen of Millsboro, Del., passed away on Thursday, July 24, 2014. She was 76 years old.

Service and burial were to be held privately at Cheltenham Veterans Cemetery in Cheltenham, Md. Condolences may be sent online at www.watsonfh.com.

Timothy Russell Fowler, 67

Timothy Russell “Tim” Fowler, 67, of South Bethany, Del., passed away Wednesday, July 30, 2014, at Delaware Hospice Center in Milford, Del., surrounded by family.

Joseph W. ‘Joe’ Vance Jr., 72

Joseph “Joe” W. Vance Jr., 72, of Lewes, Del., formerly of King of Prussia, Pa., passed away on Wednesday, July 30, 2014, at his home.

Vance was born Nov. 28, 1941, in Philadelphia, Pa., son of the late Joseph W. Vance Sr. and Georgianna (Campbell) Vance. He retired as a supervisor with T-Thermal in Conshohocken, Pa., after 23 years of service.

Jermaine P. Harris Sr., 41

Jermaine P. Harris Sr., of Millsboro, Del., passed away Saturday, July 26, 2014.

Harris was born Sept. 28, 1972, in Rochester, N.Y., to the late Randall L. Harris and Joanne Bailey Harris, who survives him.

Aja Henderson

Aja Henderson of Nelsonia, Va., and formerly of Ocean View, Del., passed away Wednesday, July 23, 2014, at Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital in Nassawadox, Va., surrounded by friends and family.

Herbert Burton ‘Herb’ Kennell III, 67

Herbert Burton “Herb” Kennell III, 67, of Selbyville, Del., and formerly of Silver Spring, Md., passed away Thursday, July 31, 2014, at home. He was born in Washington, D.C., son of Mildred (Stewart) Kennell and the late Herbert Burton Kennell Jr. He was a carpenter and a U.S. Army veteran.

Eileen Miller Phillips, 79

Eileen Miller Phillips, 79, of Ocean View, Del., peacefully passed away in her sleep in the early morning hours of Friday, Aug. 1, 2014.

William F. ‘Bill’ Ruback, 81

William F. “Bill” Ruback, 81, Bethany Beach, Del., formerly of College Park, Md., passed away Wednesday, July 30, 2014.

Joe C. Shourd, 70

Joe C. Shourd, 70, of Parsonsburg, Md., passed away Monday, July 28, 2014, at Coastal Hospice at the Lake in Salisbury, Md. He was born in Almyra, Ark., son of the late Olen C. and Edna (Donaldson) Shourd.

He retired as a communications terminal operator with the U.S. Navy. He was also a member of the American Legion in Oak Orchard and the VFW.

Minh V. Tran, 54

Minh V. Tran, 54, of Selbyville, Del., passed away Friday, July 25, 2014, at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin, Md. He was born in Kien Giang, Vietnam, and was the son of the late Binh V. Tran and the late Thien Thi Bui. He was a mechanic for Perdue in Georgetown, Del.

Elizabeth D. Travalini, 91

Elizabeth D. Travalini, 91, passed away on Sunday, July 27, 2014.

Travalini was born Oct. 28, 1922, in Wilmington, Del., daughter of the late Dominick Mazza and Lucrezia (Vavala) Mazza. She was an endlessly loving and devoted mother and homemaker. She found joy in playing Bingo.

Doris Rieg, 93

Doris Rieg, 93, of Bethany Beach, Del., and formerly of Greenbelt, Md., died peacefully on Saturday, July 19, 2014, at the Delaware Hospice Center in Milford, Del.

She was preceded in death by her husband and youngest daughter. She is survived by two sons and two daughters, nine grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

James Arthur ‘Jim’ Koons Jr., 82

James Arthur “Jim” Koons Jr., 82, of Dagsboro, Del., passed away peacefully into the arms of Jesus on Friday, July 25, 2014, after a long journey with metastatic colon cancer.

John Joseph Steward Kearney, 88

John Joseph Steward Kearney, 88, of Selbyville, Del., passed away Saturday, July 19, 2014, at Deer’s Head Hospital in Salisbury, Md.

Kearney was born in Baltimore, Md., son of the late Charles Kearney and Annie (Metge) Kearney. He was a retired airplane mechanic for the United States Air Force.

Allan J. Miers, 68

Allan J. Miers, 68, of Lewes, Del., passed away Wednesday, July 23, 2014, at his residence. He was born in Kingston, Pa., on May 26, 1946, son of the late James Miers and Vivian (Allen) Miers.

Robert G. Gallaghar, 90

Robert G. Gallaghar, 90, of Dagsboro, Del., passed away peacefully, at home, on Friday, July 25, 2014. He was born April 17, 1924, to the late George Gallaghar and Agnes Gallaghar.

Todd Michael Hudson, 42

Todd Michael Hudson, 42, lost his life tragically on Thursday, July 10, 2014, in Ft. Myers, Fla.

“Todd was taken from us so quickly, and he will be in our hearts and thoughts forever. He will be missed by his family and many friends. He would want to be remembered for his free spirit and his love of family, friends, all his animals and the water.”

Elizabeth B. ‘Betty’ Alexander, 86, and John C. ‘Jerry’ Alexander, 87

Elizabeth B. “Betty” Alexander, 86, and John C. “Jerry” Alexander, 87, celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary May 7, 2014. Betty Alexander passed away peacefully on July 2, 2014, and John, her faithful and loving husband, closely followed, passing away on July 8, 2014.

Irene Banks Elliott, 93

Irene Banks Elliott, 93, of Seaford, Del., formerly of Laurel, Del., and Frankford, Del., passed away peacefully, with her son and daughter at her side, on Thursday, July 10, 2014, at the Methodist Manor House in Seaford.

Gertrude E. ‘Trudy’ Evans, 83

Gertrude E. “Trudy” Evans, 83, of Bishopville, Md., passed away Sunday, July 13, 2014, at Harrison Senior Living of Georgetown, Del. Evans was born in Athol, Md., daughter of the late Roland Tawes and Mary (Majors) Tawes.

Robert K Franks, 83

Robert K Franks, 83, of Ocean View, Del., passed away on Monday July 7, 2014, at Beebe Healthcare in Lewes Del. He was born in Belleville, Pa., son of the late Oscar and Alice Franks.

John Michael ‘Mike’ Hodgson Sr.

John Michael “Mike” Hodgson Sr. passed away peacefully at Christiana Hospital in Newark, Del., on Monday, July 7, 2014, from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident. He was born to the late Charles Hodgson and Sarah (Veasey) Hodgson.

George E. Hudson, 82

George E. Hudson, 82, of Ocean View, Del., passed away Wednesday, July 2, 2014, at the Delaware Hospice Center in Milford, Del. Hudson was born in Frankford, Del., son of the late Russell Hudson and Dorothy Hudson.

Anna LaMacchia, 68

Anna LaMacchia, 68, of Millsboro, Del., formerly of Delaware County, Pa., passed away on Tuesday, July 1, 2014, at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury, Md.

Irvin A. Morey Sr., 84

Irvin A. Morey Sr., 84, passed away Thursday, July 10, 2014, at his home in Millsboro, Del. beside his wife of 56 years, Joanne M. (Breneman) Morey. Born March, 7, 1930, in Trenton, N.J., he was the son of the late William Morey and Naomi (Wade) Morey.

William R. ‘Bill’ Pascoe, 83

William R. “Bill” Pascoe, 83, of Bethany Beach, Del., formerly of Flanders, N.J., passed away Wednesday, July 9, 2014, at Delaware Hospice Center in Milford, Del.

Clymont John ‘Cly’ Rankin, 89

Clymont John “Cly” Rankin, 89, of Selbyville, Del., passed away Wednesday, July 2, 2014, at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury, Md. He was born in Harrison, N.J., son of the late David F. Rankin and Anna Mae (Hermann) Rankin.

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