James Harry “Jim” Gallant, 77, of Bethany Beach, Del., passed away on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016, at his home. He was born in Pittsburgh, Pa., on April 14, 1938, son of the late Albert Robert Gallant and Gladys Ann (Wersh) Gallant.
Jerome Leroy Jones, age 4 months, passed away suddenly and unexpectedly at home on Jan. 22, 2016. He was born on Sept. 4, 2015, to Jeremy Jones and Sara Mitchell, in Newark, Del.
Thomas Francis ‘Tom’ Keane passed away peacefully at his home in Dagsboro, Del., on Jan. 24, 2016, with his loving wife of 58 years by his side.
Frances Parker, 83, of Millsboro, Del., passed away, with her son and daughter-in-law by her side, on Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016. She was born Feb. 27, 1932, in Selbyville, Del., to the late William and Audrey Quillen Duncan.
James R. “Jim” Williams, 73, of Millsboro, Del., passed away peacefully on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016, at Coastal Hospice at the Lake in Salisbury, Md. He was born Aug. 27, 1942, in Takoma Park, Md., to the late Russell and Dorothy Larson Williams.
Betty I. Burris, 86, passed away Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016. She was born Oct. 28, 1929, to the late John Calloway and Elizabeth Courtney Calloway.
She enjoyed travelling, reading, puzzles and bingo, but, most of all, spending time with her family.
Jerry C. Cathell, 53, of Berlin, Md., died Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016, at home, after a five-year battle with multiple system atrophy. He was born in Salisbury, Md., son of Howard E. Cathell and Hallie J. (Collins) Cathell of Berlin.
Marla Banks Daisey, 57, of Frankford, Del., passed away Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016, at Delaware Hospice Center in Milford, Del. She was born April 6, 1958.
Daisey was co-owner of the Captain Chandler House Bed & Breakfast and co-owner of the former Banks Company, both in Frankford.
Phyllis M. Daisey, 88, of Millsboro, Del., passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, on Monday, Jan. 25, 2016, at her home. She was born in Millsboro, daughter of the late Walter Brittingham and Sylvia (Dorey) Brittingham.
J. Caleb Eashum, 76, of Dagsboro, Del., passed away peacefully at the Delaware Hospice Center in Milford on Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016. He was born Dec. 29, 1939, son of the late J. Milton and Louise Marie Eashum. He was a retired banker. He loved hunting and fishing. He was a member of the NRA, Ducks Unlimited and the Nature Conservancy.
Dorothy Louise Elliott Denault, 97, born Feb. 11, 1918, passed away on Nov. 11, 2015, in Rehoboth Beach, Del., of natural causes.
Alfred Charles “Al” Key Sr., 83, of Milton, Del., passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by his loving family, on Jan. 23, 2016. He was born on Jan. 17, 1933, to the late Alfred C. Key, Esq. and Clara (Ritter) Key.
Shirley Anne Lancaster, 80, of Georgetown, Del., passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016, at State Street Assisted Living in Dover, Del. She was born in Hallwood, Va., on Feb. 1, 1935, daughter of the late Roy Phillips and Sadie (Lewis) Phillips.
Francis V. Welsh Jr., 71, passed away on Jan. 21, 2016, at Beebe Healthcare in Lewes, Del. He was born in Baltimore on Feb. 19, 1944, to the late Margaret Welsh and Francis V. Welsh Sr.
Helen M. Allbritton, 80, of Selbyville, Del., died Friday, Jan. 8, 2016, at home. Allbritton was born in Baltimore, Md., daughter of the late Constatine Stylc and Mary (Stankowicz) Stylc.
Allbritton had been a secretary with the State of Maryland for many years. She was a loving mother and grandmother.
Mary Theresa “Teddy” (Falter) Beachboard, 85, of Reisterstown, Md., formerly of Millsboro, Del., passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family, on Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016, at the Dove House in Westminster, Md. Born May 1, 1930, in Baltimore, Md., she was the daughter of the late Edgar Falter and Margaret Donohue Falter.
John Stanley Gurecki Sr., 97, of Bethany Beach, Del., passed away peacefully on Dec. 21, 2015.
Evelyn Marie “Bell” Harmon, 66, of Millsboro, Del., passed away on Monday, Jan. 11, 2016, after a long illness. Harmon was born Aug. 18, 1949, in Millsboro to the late Virgie “Suzie” Rivera and Linford Norwood.
John E. “Ike” Healy, 87, of Millsboro, Del., formerly of Wilmington, Del., passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, on Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016, at Beebe Healthcare in Lewes, Del. He was born in Wilmington on July 11, 1928, son of the late Julia M. and Joseph P. Healy Sr.
Ann R. Kellner, formerly Ritchie, 91 passed peacefully away at her home in Lewes, Del., on Monday, Jan. 11, 2016. She was born June 30, 1924, in Washington, D.C., daughter of the late George Wilbur Douglas and Mary Catherine (Fredricks) Douglas.
Sharon L. Kemp, 67, passed away peacefully in her home in Selbyville, Del., on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016, after fighting cancer for 14 years.
Kemp had previously lived in Bowie, Md., where she worked for the federal government at NOAA for 38 years.
Kemp is survived by her husband, Steve J. Kemp; her siblings, C. Park, M. Maurey and M. Helget; and many nieces and nephews.
Lura Mae Parsons, 83, of Lewes, Del., passed away Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016, at Harbor Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center, in Lewes, Del. She was born Saturday, July 9, 1932, in Newbury, Ohio, daughter of the late Alfred Beacher and Emma (Beecroft) Beacher.
Ruth Elizabeth Peterson, 89, of Selbyville, Del., died Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016, at Atlantic General Hospital of Berlin, Md. Peterson was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., daughter of the late William A. Rinker and Mary Ada (Diefenderfer) Rinker.
June Carol Powell, 72, of Millsboro, Del., passed away Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016, in the care of Beebe Healthcare in Lewes, Del. She was born June 23, 1943, in Millville, Del., to the late Ralph Smith and Susie Lank Smith, and had five siblings.
Roger O. Scott Jr., 86, of Bethany Beach, Del., and formerly of Rockville, Md., died Monday, Jan. 11, 2016, at Beebe Healthcare in Lewes, Del. He was born in Washington, D.C., son of the late Roger O. Scott Sr. and Julia Lee (Johnston) Scott.
Gerald Herman Todd, 78, of Millsboro, Del., passed away in the care of the Delaware Hospice Center in Milford, Del., on Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016. He was born May 16, 1937, to the late Harold Todd and Ellen Mitchell Todd, and was raised by his grandparents, the late Herman and Bertie Mitchell.
Lisa P. Wyatt, 50, of Selbyville, Del., died on Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016.
She worked as a caregiver and was a member of Bayside Chapel Church in Selbyville.
Wyatt is survived by her mother, Rosemary Brown of Millsboro, Del.; her husband, Clarence Allen Wyatt of Selbyville; and a son, Cody Daisey of Frankford, Del.
Marie T. (Lemma) Chiavelli, 94, passed away peacefully at Brandywine Senior Living at Fenwick Island in Selbyville, Del., on Monday, Jan. 4, 2016. She was a resident there since 2009 with her husband, Ralph, who died in 2012. She was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., on June 9, 1921, to Samuel and Rose Lemma.
Fay E. Cooper, 77, of Gumboro, Del., passed away on Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016. She was born on Jan. 19, 1938, in Millsboro, Del., to the late John G. and Martha Webb Marvel.
Cooper and her husband of 60 years, H. Wayne Cooper, owned and operated a poultry farm in Gumboro.