Obituaries

Frank T. Slowikowski, 83

Frank T. Slowikowski, 83, of Ocean View, Del., passed away Thursday, May 15, 2014, at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury, Md.

Robert A. ‘Bob’ Sublett, 86

Robert A. “Bob” Sublett, 86, passed away Thursday, May 15, 2014.

Sublett was born Dec. 9, 1927, in Huntsville, Ala., to the late Clyde and Isla Black Sublett.

Nina W. Timmons, 97

Nina W. Timmons, 97, of Millsboro, Del., passed away Tuesday, May 20, 2014, at Harrison Senior Living in Georgetown, Del. Timmons was born in Frankford, Del., daughter of the late Harry E. and Louise C. (Hudson) Williams. She was a homemaker.

Joan Helen Bogdan, 74

Joan Helen Bogdan, 74, of South Bethany, Del., passed away at her home on Thursday, May 18, 2014. She was born Jan. 5, 1940, in Newburgh, N.Y., to the late Mary Schneller Claessen and Mathew Claessen. She grew up on the family farm/summer resort in Dwaarkill, N.Y., and graduated from Wallkill Central High School.

John P. Bradford Sr., 82

John P. Bradford Sr., 82, passed away on Tuesday, May 6, 2014. He was born Oct. 13, 1931, in Wilmington, Del., to the late Paul John Bradford and Ellen Braisch Bradford.

Elizabeth P. “Betty” Brumberg, 90

Elizabeth P. “Betty” Brumberg, 90, of Selbyville, Del., passed away Wednesday, May 7, 2014, at Coastal Hospice at the Lake in Salisbury, Md. Born in Woodbury, N.J., she was the daughter of the late Charles Messmer and Elizabeth (Page) Messmer.

Sue Ella Lee Cooke, 97

Sue Ella Lee Cooke, 97, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, May 1, 2014. She was born to the late Thomas Mason and Blanche Rivers on Feb. 25, 1917, in Sussex County, Va.

Cooke worked the majority of her life providing domestic support for several families in the Seaford area.

James Leonard Desmond Jr., 86

James Leonard Desmond Jr., 86, of Selbyville, Del., passed away Friday, May 9, 2014, at his home. Born in Washington, D.C., he was the son of the late James L. Desmond Sr. and Cecilia (Bostic) Desmond.

Edgar G. ‘Ed’ Egee Jr., 90

Edgar G. “Ed” Egee Jr., 90, of Ocean View, Del., formerly of Royersford, Pa., passed away Monday, May 5, 2014, at Beebe Healthcare in Lewes, Del. Egee was born Sept. 13, 1923, in Abington, Pa., son of the late Edgar G. and Catherine (McGill) Egee Sr. He was a veteran of World War II, having served in the United States Army. He retired in 1987 from Cann & Saul Steel Company in Royersford.

Gary P. Galanti, 66

Gary P. Galanti, 66, of Millsboro, Del., passed away May 4, 2014.

Galanti retired from Southco Corp. and at the time of his death had been working part-time for PTN Transportation. He will be greatly missed by his wife, Marie, his children and grandchildren.

Services were to be private. Letters of condolence may be sent online at www.watsonfh.com.

Nancy Ellen Mathews, 84

Nancy Ellen Mathews, 84, of Rehoboth Beach, Del., passed away Sunday, May 4, 2014, at her home. She was born Friday, Feb. 14, 1930, daughter of the late Willard A. Renk and Angela (Klimchok) Renk.

Brenda Lee Messick, 66

Brenda Lee Messick, 66, of Dagsboro passed away on Tuesday, May 6, 2014.

Messick was born Nov. 14, 1947, to the late Walter Lathbury and Elsie Lathbury Jerman, who survives her.

Tremayne Lewis Randolph ‘T.J.’ Parker Jr., 1 month

Baby Tremayne Lewis Randolph Parker Jr., affectionately known as “T.J.,” passed away peacefully in the arms of his mother on the morning of Thursday, May 1, 2014, at Christiana Hospital in Newark, Del.

Raymond Joseph Sileo Jr., 71

Raymond Joseph Sileo Jr., 71, of Ocean View, Del., formerly of Delran, N.J., passed away Tuesday, May 6, 2014, at Beebe Healthcare in Lewes, Del.

Sileo was born Oct. 9, 1942, in Philadelphia, Pa., son of the late Raymond and Josephine (Chance) Sileo. He retired in 2002 with almost 30 years of service as a first-grade mechanic for the Public Service Gas & Electric Co. in Moorestown, N.J.

Donald Lawrence Tisch, 74

Donald Lawrence Tisch, 74, of Ocean View, Del., formerly of Bowie, Md., passed away Sunday, May 11, 2014, at Berlin Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Md. Tisch was born in Washington, D.C., son of the late Leo and Lola (Hunt) Tisch. He was an ironworker with Ironworkers Local Union #5, retiring after 40 years of service.

George ‘Burt’ White, 79

George “Burt” White, 79, of Rehoboth Beach, Del., passed away Wednesday, May 7, 2014, at Beebe Healthcare in Lewes, Del. He was born Wednesday, Aug. 22, 1934, in Newport News, Va., son of the late Herman White and Dorothy (Burt) White.

Huenah Mary Alcorn, 71

Huenah Mary Alcorn, 71, of Lewes, Del., passed away Sunday, April 27, 2014, in Newark, Del.

She was born in South Korea on Feb. 28, 1943. Alcorn met the love of her life, Joseph Blades Alcorn, while he was stationed in Korea during the Korean War. She moved to the United States 50 years ago and began a new life with her loving husband.

Thomas J. ‘TC’ Carr, 76

Thomas J. “TC” Carr, 76, of Rehoboth Beach, Del., passed away at home, surrounded by his loving family, on Wednesday, April 30, 2014.

Carr grew up in Clifton Heights, Pa., graduating from Clifton Heights High School before joining the U.S. Marine Corps. He will always be remembered as the greatest, coolest father and grandfather anyone could ask for.

Vincent J. Falcone, 69

Vincent J. Falcone, 69, of Millsboro, Del., formerly of Stowe, Pa., passed away Friday, May 2, 2014, at Beebe Healthcare in Lewes, Del.

Donald T. Heath Sr., 76

Donald T. Heath Sr., 76, of Dagsboro, Del. passed away at home, surrounded by his family, on Tuesday, April 29, 2104. Heath was born Jan. 4, 1938, in Lowery, Ala., to the late Fannie Ward Heath.

Lettie Mae Williams Oliver, 89

Lettie Mae Williams Oliver, 89, of Frankford, Del., passed away Monday, April 28, 2014.

Oliver was born Oct. 14, 1923, in Selbyville, Del., to the late Alfred and Annie Showell Williams. She was also preceded in death her husband, Harley Oliver, in 1978 and brothers Hersel Showell and Donald Johnson.

Barbara J. Phillips, 75

Barbara J. Phillips, 75, of Millsboro, Del., passed away on Wednesday, April 30, 2014. She was born Aug. 9, 1938, in Philadelphia, Pa., to the late Frank and Ruth Meyer.

Donald L. ‘Don’ Powell, 85

Donald L. “Don” Powell, 85, of Millsboro, Del., formerly of Wilmington, Del., passed away Sunday, May 4, 2014, at his home, surrounded by his loving family.

Powell served in the Navy during World War II and the Korean War and in Vietnam, where he received the Purple Heart. He retired in 1991 from Boeing Helicopter in Ridley Park, Pa., after 28 years of service.

Marie Louise Sadovskis, 69

Marie Louise Sadovskis, 69, of Milton, Del., passed away Thursday, April 24, 2014, at Beebe Healthcare in Lewes, Del. She was born Wednesday, Oct. 11, 1944, in Queens, N.Y., daughter of the late Marino and Mary (Scarano) Corsucci.

Sarah E. Snow, 82

Sarah E. Snow, 82, of Millsboro, Del., went home to be with the Lord on Friday, April 25, 2014.

Snow was born in Frankford, Del., to the late Norman R. McCray and Edith L. Smith McCray.

Lillie H. Tingle, 95

Lillie H. Tingle, 95, of Millsboro, Del., was born Aug. 22, 1918, and passed away Tuesday, May 6, 2014, at the Atlantic Shores Rehabilitation & Health Center in Millsboro, Del. She was the daughter of the late Alfred S. Rogers and Laura M. (Rust) Rogers. She was married to the late Chester Toledo Tingle of Omar, Del., who passed away on Aug. 13, 1986.

Catherine B. Wilkerson, 100

Catherine B. Wilkerson of Selbyville, Del., passed away Monday, April 28, 2014. She was 100 years old. Wilkerson was born Sept. 15, 1913, in Exmore, Va., to the late J.D. and Elizabeth Paramore Boole. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Roy L. Wilkerson Sr.

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