Obituaries

Grace M. Roccisano, 88

Grace M. Roccisano, 88, of Dagsboro, Del., passed away Tuesday, June 10, 2014. She was born March 8, 1926, in New York, N.Y., daughter of the late Nicholas Coviello and Mary (La Giovanni) Coviello.

Norma Rosenberg, 80

Norma Rosenberg, 80, of Georgetown, Del., passed away at Atlantic Shores Nursing and Rehab in Millsboro, Del., on Sunday, June 15, 2014.

Rosenberg was born in Baltimore, Md., to the late Irvin R. Brown Sr. and Edna M. Smith Brown. She worked as a bookkeeper for the Boy Scouts of America in Baltimore.

Edgar S. ‘Ed’ Seeds Jr., 70

Edgar S. “Ed” Seeds Jr., 70, of Lewes, Del., passed away Monday, June 9, 2014, after a two-year battle with Parkinson’s disease. He was born July 25, 1943, in Mount Holly, N.J., son of Marie Seeds and the late Edgar S. Seeds Sr.

Kenneth Sutton III, 67

Delaware State Police Sgt. Kenneth “Kenny” Sutton III, Ret., 67, of Millsboro, Del., passed away Sunday, June 15, 2014, at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Md. Sutton was born in Salisbury, Md., son of Barbara (Brown) Sutton and the late Kenneth Sutton Jr.

Linda Ann Timmons, 65

Linda Ann Timmons, 65, of Gumboro, Del., passed away Monday, June 9, 2014, at home. She was born in Salisbury, Md., and was the daughter of the late William Stansbury and Mary Edna (Farlow) Gordy.

Elsie Mae Venables, 95

Elsie Mae Venables, 95, of Georgetown, Del., formerly of Frankford, Del., passed away Tuesday, June 10, 2014, at Harrison Senior Living in Georgetown.

Venables was preceded in death by her husband, George, in 1988. She is survived by two sons, George and Richard Venables; a daughter, Barbara Ellen Venables; seven grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.

William E. Arterbridge II, 65

William E. Arterbridge II, 65, of Millsboro, Del., passed away on Monday, June 2, 2014. Arterbridge was born June 22, 1948, in Wilmington, Del., to the late Leroy Arterbridge and Dorothy Cole Arterbridge.

William ‘Bill’ Beil, 55

William “Bill” Beil, 55, of Millsboro, Del., went home to be with the Lord on Monday, June 9, 2014. He was surrounded by his loving family.

Beil was born Aug. 7, 1958, in Germany to the late Geraldine (Reckart) Beil and Willis Alonzo Beil, who survives him.

Wilson Maclyn ‘Mac’ Cullum, 87

Wilson Maclyn “Mac” Cullum, 87, of Lewes, Del., passed away Saturday, June 7, 2014, at his home. He was born Feb. 9, 1927, in Harbeson, Del., son of the late Wilson K. Cullum and Mary A. (Fleetwood) Cullum.

Helen Corkran Hitch Fisher, 98

Helen Corkran Hitch Fisher, 98, of Lewes, Del., passed away Saturday, June 7, 2014, at Beebe Healthcare in Lewes. Fisher was born Feb. 5, 1916, in Alton, Ill., the daughter of the late Dr. and Emmett Francis Hitch.

Betty A. Hudson, 87

Betty A. Hudson, 87, of Selbyville, Del., passed away Wednesday, June 4, 2014, at home. She was born in Bishopville, Md., daughter of the late William Cullen and Elva (Hall) Cullen.

She was a member of Salem United Methodist Church in Selbyville.

Sgt. Raymond Clovis Mann Jr., 65

Sgt. Raymond Clovis Mann Jr., U.S. Army, Ret., 65, of Georgetown, Del., passed away Saturday, June 7, 2014, at his home. He was born Feb. 12, 1949, son of the late Raymond C. Mann Sr. and Emma Louise (Sowards) Mann in Huntington, W.Va.

Mary L. Moroski, 103

Mary L. Moroski, 103, of Ocean View, Del., formerly of Glebe Heights, Md., and Wetipquin, Md., passed away Thursday, May 5, 2014, at the Renaissance Nursing Home in Millsboro, Del. She was born in Mount Carmel, Pa.

Mary R. Anapa, 84

Mary R. Anapa, of Millsboro, Del., formerly of Baltimore, Md., passed away on Thursday, May 29, 2014. She was 84 years old.

A viewing and visitation were scheduled for June 1, 2014, at Watson Funeral Home in Millsboro, Del. Services and burial were to be private.

Frances Laura (Rice) Bonsall, 83

Frances Laura (Rice) Bonsall, 83, passed away Friday, May 20, 2014, after a long illness.

James J. Burke, 70

James J. Burke, 70, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 28, 2014, at his residence. He was born Aug. 28, 1943, in Philadelphia, Pa., son of the late Francis P. Burke and Mary Edna (Fisher) Burke.

Lindsay Howard Cooper, 97

Lindsay Howard Cooper, 97, of Milford, Del., went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday, May 31, 2014, at the Delaware Veterans Home, where he had been a resident for 11 months.

Joseph W. DiBattista Jr., 70

Joseph W. DiBattista Jr., 70, of Harbeson, Del., formerly of Norristown, Pa., beloved husband, father, grandfather and brother, passed away on Saturday, May 24, 2014, at Beebe Healthcare, after fighting a long battle with liver disease. He was surrounded by his loved ones. His wife and loving sons did not leave his side.

Emma Hamblin, 95

Emma Hamblin, 95, of Selbyville, Del., passed away Sunday, June 1, 2014. Hamblin was born March 25, 1919, in Spring Creek, Mo., to the late Monroe and Martha R. Long Foster.

Hazel E. Hudson, 84

Hazel E. Hudson, 84, of Millsboro, Del., passed away at Atlantic Shores Nursing Home in Millsboro. She was born in Dagsboro, Del., daughter of the late Larry Toomey and Rittie (Hudson) Toomey.

Hudson is survived by her sister and brother-in-law, Faye and Linwood Franklin.

Lisa J. Littleton, 56

Lisa J. Littleton, 56, of Laurel, Del., passed away peacefully, at home, on Tuesday, May 27, 2014. Littleton was born in Lewes, Del., on Oct. 30, 1957, to the late Barbara Truitt Lynch and to Joseph L. Lynch Sr., who survives her.

Junior Parks, 75

Junior Parks, 75, of Bishopville, Md., passed away Friday, May 23, 2014, at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury, Md. He was born June 17, 1938, to the late George Clifton and Jenny Lou Ross Parks in Sugar Grove, Va.

George G. Revelle, 73

George G. Revelle, 73, of Long Neck, Del., passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving wife and family, at Beebe Healthcare in Lewes, Del. He was born Oct. 9, 1940, in Detroit, Mich., son of the late George G. Revelle and Myrtle (DiPietro) Revelle.

Virginia Mae “Ginnie” (Lorah) Schaffer, 86

Ms. Virginia M. Schaffer, “Nana,” 86, of Georgetown, Del., went to be with the Lord on Sunday, May 25, 2014. She was born March 31, 1928, in Vera Cruz, Leigh Co., Pa., daughter of the late Daniel Weller Lorah and Florence (Hartman) Lorah. She was the sister to Mildred (Lorah) Gross and the late Mary Alice (Lorah) Schoch.

Paul L. Spencer, 48

Paul L. Spencer, 48, of Lincoln, Del., passed away as a result of a car accident Tuesday, May 20, 2014. Spencer was born in Lewes, Del., to the late Willie Earl Spencer Sr. and Blanche Spencer, who survives him.

Louis V. ‘Lou’ Steele, 96

Louis V. “Lou” Steele, 96, of Fenwick Island, Del., and St. James, Fla., and formerly of Drexel Hill, Pa., passed away Sunday, May 25, 2014, at Hope Hospice in Cape Coral, Fla. He was born in Mayo, Md., and was the son of the late Carmel Steele and Estella (Vickers) Steele.

John J. ‘Jack’ Stevenson, 83

John J. “Jack” Stevenson, 83, of Milton, Del., passed away Sunday, June 1, 2014, at Beebe Healthcare in Lewes, Del. He was born March 26, 1931, in Philadelphia, Pa., son of John J. Stevenson Sr. and Eleanor (Yonaitis) Stevenson.

Loretta B. Wooters, 71

Loretta B. Wooters, 71, of Millsboro, Del., formerly of Woodbridge, N.J., passed away at her residence Sunday, June 1, 2014. She was born May 20, 1943, in Philadelphia, Pa., daughter of the late Walter G. Harbison and Zita (Mayer) Harbison.

Gerald D. Burke, 69

Gerald D. Burke, 69, of Bishopville and Montgomery County, Md., passed away Friday, May 16, 2014, at home. He was born in Roanoke, Va., son of the late Howard R. Burke and Margaret A. (Kelly) Burke.

Col. James A. Mounts Jr., 82

Col. James A. Mounts Jr., 82, retired military judge, of Rehoboth Beach, Del., passed away peacefully in his sleep, surrounded by his loving wife, Marjorie, son James III and daughter Victoria A. Downes, on Friday, May 23, 2014.

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