Obituaries

Charles ‘Casey’ Murray, 67

Charles “Casey” Murray, 67, of Dagsboro, Del., passed away peacefully Thursday, July 24, 2014, at Delaware Hospice Center in Milford, Del. He was a son of the late Vaughn & Eleanor Murray.

Anthony Burnell ‘Tony’ McClenny Sr., 70

Anthony Burnell “Tony” McClenny Sr., N3ME, 70, of Bethany Beach, Del., died peacefully in his home on Aug. 25, 2014, after a long battle with brain cancer.

Jesse Allen Levengood, 71

Jesse Allen Levengood, 71, of Dagsboro, Del., passed away at Beebe Healthcare in Lewes, Del., on Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014. He was born March 9, 1943 in Pottstown, Pa., son of the late Paul E. and Marie E. Detwiler.

Anna Jane Holmes, 88

Anna Jane Holmes, 88, of Selbyville, Del., passed away Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, at home. She was born in Wheeling, W.Va., the daughter of the late Richard T. Milier and Grace C. (Zinn) Molier. She was a retired school bus driver with Prince George’s County Transportation.

Ruth J. Hattier, 89

Ruth J. Hattier, 89, of Frankford, Del., and formerly of Vienna, Va., passed away Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, at home. She was born in Berlin, Germany, and was the daughter of the late Georg E. Schnell and Augusta (Zinselmeyer) Schnell.

Hattier was a homemaker and an avid animal lover.

Arthur Craig Greenwood, 55

Arthur Craig Greenwood, 55, of Millsboro, Del., passed away suddenly Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014. Born in France to American parents stationed there in the U.S. Army, he was the son of Woodrow Arthur Greenwood and Babette Ritter Greenwood.

Thomas Joseph Delaney Jr., 79

Thomas Joseph Delaney Jr., 79, a longtime resident of South Bethany, Del., passed away Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. He was born in Boston, Mass., and raised in Washington, D.C.

Anthony Burnell ‘Tony’ McClenny Sr., 70

Anthony Burnell “Tony” McClenny Sr., N3ME, 70, of Bethany Beach, Del., died peacefully in his home on Aug. 25, 2014, after a long battle with brain cancer.

Larry P. Agsten, 77

Larry P. Agsten, 77 — husband, father, grandfather and friend — left us to be with his Lord on the evening of Aug. 20, 2014. Agsten was born in West Reading, Pa., son to the late Paul F. and Helen M. (Buchalter) Agsten, on April 5, 1937.

Warren Morris Hemphill, 57

Warren Morris Hemphill, 57, of Bishopville, Md., passed away Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury, Md. He was born in Salisbury, son of the late Clarence William “Bill” Hemphill and Anna Mary (Morris) Hemphill.

Beverly J. Johnson, 73

Beverly J. Johnson, 73, of Frankford, Del., passed away on Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014.

Services and burial were to be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggested memorial donations to help offset funeral and final expenses to Watson Funeral Home; P.O. Box 125; Millsboro, DE 19966. Condolences may be sent online at www.watsonfh.com.

James Calvert ‘Jimmy’ Johnson, 57

James Calvert “Jimmy” Johnson, 57, was born on June 24, 1957, to Vivian Johnson. He departed this life on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, at Milford Memorial Hospital in Milford, Del.

Joseph L. Lynch Sr., 76

Joseph L. Lynch Sr., 76, of Frankford, Del., passed away Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014. He was born May 13, 1938, in Milford, Del., to the late Hollie and Pearl Lynch.

Christine Marie Mastbrook, 67

Christine Marie Mastbrook, 67, of Frankford, Del., formerly of Silver Spring, Md., died peacefully on Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, at Coastal Hospice at the Lake in Salisbury, Md.

She was born Sept. 8, 1946, daughter of William and Anne Leer, born and raised in the Washington, D.C., area, and moving to Frankford in 2009.

Charles ‘Casey’ Murray, 67

Charles “Casey” Murray, 67, of Dagsboro, Del., passed away peacefully Thursday July 24, 2014, at Delaware Hospice Center in Milford, Del. He was a son of the late Vaughn and Eleanor Murray.

Gordon L. Smith Jr., 70

Gordon L. Smith Jr., 70, a resident of Bear Trap Dunes in Ocean View, Del., and formerly of Baltimore, Md., passed away passed away Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, six days after open-heart surgery, at Beebe Healthcare in Lewes, Del.

William Allen Toomey, 45

William Allen Toomey, 45, of Millsboro, Del., took his final journey home on Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, to be with his mother, who preceded him in death in 2006.

Mary Alice Walsen, 79

Mary Alice Walsen, 79, of Lewes, Del., passed away on Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, at Delaware Hospice Center in Milford. She was born Oct. 10, 1934, in Windom, Minn., daughter of the late Arthur Haskins and Martha (Onken) Miller.

Charles T. Williamson Jr., 89

Charles T. Williamson Jr., 89, of Millsboro passed away Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, at his home. He was born on July 6, 1925, in Philadelphia, Pa., son of the late Charles Thomas Williamson Sr. and Selena (Baxter) Williamson, natives of Philadelphia.

Betty June Grubb, 87

Betty June Grubb, 87, of Lewes, Del., passed away on Monday evening, Aug. 11, 2014. She was born Aug. 24, 1926, in Nowata, Okla.

Marvin Issac McCabe, 77

Marvin Issac McCabe, 77, of Frankford, Del., passed away peacefully on Monday, Aug. 11, 2014, at the Delaware Hospice Center in Milford. He was the son of the late William “Bill” and Eva McCabe.

Richard H. McCabe Sr., 86

Richard H. McCabe Sr., 86, of Bishopville, Md., passed away peacefully, with his family by his side, on Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014, at home, after a short illness with cancer.

Maureen Anne (Timmons) Pilot, 61

Maureen Anne (Timmons) Pilot, 61, of Ocean View, Del., formerly Doylestown, Pa., passed away peacefully Wednesday Aug. 13, 2014, surrounded by her loving family, at Delaware Hospice Center in Milford, Del.

William Joseph ‘Bill’ Ruffing, 94

William Joseph “Bill” Ruffing, 94, of Millsboro, Del., formerly of Newark, Del., passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, on Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014, at his home. He was born Nov. 30, 1919, in Locust Gap, Pa., son of the late Joseph and Emma Ruffing.

June L. Showalter, 85

June L. Showalter, 85, of Selbyville, Del., went to be with the Lord on Saturday, Aug.16, 2014, at Nanticoke Memorial Hospital in Seaford, Del. She was born in Lancaster, Pa., daughter of the late Charles S. and Mary A. (Scheid) Groh. She was a homemaker.

Nancy A. Taylor, 64

Nancy A. Taylor, 64, of Ocean Pines, Md., and formerly of Bel Air, Md., passed away Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, at Coastal Hospice at the Lake, in Salisbury, Md. She was born in Newburgh, N.Y., daughter of Dorothy E. Potts Taylor and the late Wallace Goodwin Taylor.

Robert J. ‘Bob’ Tracy, 77

Deacon Robert J. “Bob” Tracy, 77, of Warminster, Pa., formerly of Ocean View, Del., passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, on Monday, Aug. 11, 2014. He was born Feb. 2, 1937, in Waterbury, Conn., son of the late William V. and Stephanie (Sliz) Tracy.

Barbara Anne Young, 86

Barbara Anne (Copenhaver) Young, 86, passed away peacefully Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014, at Atlantic Shores in Millsboro, Del.

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