Obituaries

Donald Dean Parrish, 65

Donald Dean Parrish, 65, of Ocean View, Del., passed away on Saturday, May 7, 2016, at Beebe Healthcare in Lewes, Del. Parrish was born in Baltimore, Md., son of Walton Parrish and the late Joyce Jackson Parrish. He was a retired equipment operator for the State of Delaware.

Pauline C. Mitchell, 84

Pauline C. Mitchell, 84, of Georgetown, Del., passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, May 10, 2016.

She was a homemaker who raised eight children and enjoyed numerous hobbies.

Jean C. Hudson, 81

Jean C. Hudson, 81, of Frankford, Del., died Wednesday, May 11, 2016, at Atlantic Shores Rehabilitation & Health Center in Millsboro, Del. She was born in Bishopville, Md., daughter of the late Herman Cropper and Pauline (Lynch) Cropper.

Hudson had retired as a bus driver for the Indian River School District and was a former member of the Frankford Volunteer Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary.

Edith Mary Hudson, 86

Edith Mary Hudson, 86, of Bethany Beach, Del., was set free to go home and passed away on Sunday, May 15, 2016, with her family members by her side. She was the daughter of the late Wilmer and Mildred Flood.

Hudson enjoyed family dinners, working in her flower garden and relaxing outside, listening to the bay.

Ronald Maurice Fox, 74

Ronald Maurice Fox, 74, formerly of Lewes and Georgetown, Del., passed away at 8 a.m. on May 7, 2016, at his home in Palm Harbor, Fla. “Ronnie-Foxy” was born Sept. 29, 1941, in Lewes, Del., to Ethel and Maurice Fox.

Mary Alice Gentry Fiedler, 92

Mary Alice Gentry Fiedler, 92, of Ocean View, Del., passed away at Beebe Healthcare on May 12, 2016, after a brief illness. She was born Sept. 23, 1923, in Wilkes County, N.C.

Dr. William R. Campbell, 91

Dr. William R. Campbell, 91, of Salisbury, Md., passed away on Monday, April 18, 2016, at Coastal Hospice at the Lake in Salisbury.

Shirley Kitts Legge, 78

Shirley Kitts Legge, 78, of Millsboro, Del., passed away at Delaware Hospice and went to be with her Lord and Savior on May 4, 2016. Legge was born Oct. 30, 1937, Peoria Springs, Va., daughter of the late Franklin and Elizabeth Kitts.

Michael I. Morley, 75

Michael I. Morley, 75, of Frankford, Del., passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 26, 2016, at Beebe Healthcare in Lewes, Del. Morley was born in Philadelphia, Pa., on Jan. 29, 1941, and grew up in Yeadon, Pa. He was the eldest son of the late Michael A. Morley and Marian Morley.

Katherine Riedlbauer, 102

Katherine Riedlbauer, 102, of Frankford, Del., passed away peacefully on Saturday April 23, 2016, at Atlantic Shores in Millsboro, Del. She was very happy there and loved by all.

Barbara N. Trela, 78

Barbara N. Trela, 78, died April 30, 2016, at the Delaware Hospice Center in Milford after a battle with cancer. She was born Barbara S. Noyes on Dec. 14, 1937, to Marie and Gerald Noyes of Newburyport, Mass.

Phyllis A. Waidner, 78

Phyllis A. Waidner, 78, of Bethany Beach, Del., formerly of Perry Hall, Md., passed away on Saturday, May 7, 2016, at Atlantic Shores Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Millsboro, Del. Waidner was born in Baltimore, Md., on Dec.11, 1937, daughter of the late Phillip and Evelyn (Dubiel) Sobotka.

Joseph Jude ‘Joe’ Cashmareck, 72

Joseph Jude “Joe” Cashmareck, 72, of Rehoboth Beach, Del., passed away peacefully at his home, surrounded by the love of his family, on the evening of April 17, 2016. He was born in Shamokin, Pa., on Aug. 22, 1943, son of the late Stanley Cashmareck and Hilda (Tretter) Cashmareck.

Margaret Lenore ‘Maggie’ Halminski, 92

Margaret Lenore “Maggie” Halminski, 92, passed away peacefully on April 12, 2016, surrounded by her loving children. She was born Margaret Lenore Polk on Dec. 30, 1923, in Santa Monica, Calif. Since 1999, she was a resident of Lansdowne Woods, Va., with Sylvester, her husband of 59 years.

Nancy Lenaghan, 83

Nancy Lenaghan, 83, of Dagsboro, Del., formerly of Clifton and Medford, N.J., passed away peacefully on Monday, April 18, 2016, surrounded by her loving family, at her home. She was born in Newark, N.J., on Jan. 18, 1933, daughter of the late Joseph Cahill and Anna (Horrer) Cahill.

Pauline T. Rickards, 89

Pauline T. Rickards, 89, of Dagsboro, Del., went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, April 6, 2016, at Coastal Hospice at the Lake in Salisbury, Md., surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Ocean View, Del., daughter of the late Clarence Townsend and Roxie (Layton) Townsend.

Kathryn Elaine Scanlon, 92

Kathryn Elaine Scanlon, 92, passed away peacefully on April 14, 2016, at her home in Ocean View, Del., of natural causes. She was born in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 18, 1923, to Charles and Kathryn Martin.

Charles Collins Jr., 72

Charles Collins Jr., 72, of Millsboro, Del., passed away on April 10, 2016, at Atlantic General Hospital, in Berlin, Md. He was born April 22, 1943, to the late Charles Collins Sr. and Elizabeth Sturgis Collins in Welbourne, Md.

Ruth M. Duckenfield, 98

Ruth M. Duckenfield, 98, of Rehoboth Beach, Del., passed away on Wednesday, April 6, 2016, at Brandywine Senior Living at Seaside Pointe, Rehoboth Beach. She was a daughter of the late James O’Neal and Mamie (Stotz) O’Neal.

Donna F. Fee, 75

Donna F. Fee, 75, of Ocean View, Del., passed away on Wednesday, April 6, 2016. She was the daughter of the late Warren Whitten and June (Schubert) Whitten.

Fee attended the Parish of St. Ann in Bethany Beach, Del., and was an avid animal lover. She loved doing volunteer work with the local cat spay/rescue groups.

John Clifton Lathbury, 60

John Clifton Lathbury, 60, of Georgetown, Del., passed away suddenly on March 27, 2016. He was born Sept. 17, 1955, to John Frank Lathbury and the late Joyce Ann Lathbury in Salisbury, Md.

Betty Jean Phillips, 50

Betty Jean Phillips, 50, of Selbyville, Del., passed away Saturday, April 2, 2016, at home, surrounded by her family, following a three-year battle with multiple myeloma. She was born April 17, 1965, in Baltimore, Md., daughter of Jean Delores Moran and the late Charles Edward Meisling.

Charles Howard Suydam, 90

Charles Howard Suydam, 90, of Millsboro, Del., passed away on Wednesday, April 6, 2016, at Beebe Healthcare, in Lewes, Del. He was born Tuesday, Sept. 15, 1925, in Hatboro, Pa., son of the late Charles and Annabel Suydam.

Estelle B. Thornley, 95

Estelle B. Thornley, 95, of Selbyville, Del., and formerly of Fair Lawn, N.J., died Thursday, March 31, 2016, at home. She was born in Glen Rock, N.J., daughter of the late Walter G. and May (Everitt) Burrows.

She retired as a computer programmer with the Ridgewood School District in New Jersey. She was also a member of Mariner’s Bethel United Methodist Church in Ocean View, Del.

Eileen Mary Zuiderhof, 67

Eileen M. Zuiderhof, 67, of Millsboro, Del., and formerly of Waldorf, Md., passed away, surrounded by her family, at Beebe Medical Center in Lewes, Del., on April 4, 2016. She was born April 30, 1948, to the late Joseph Mathieu and Mary Purcell Mathieu, who survives her.

Theodore J. Brans, 78

Theodore J. Brans, 78, of Selbyville/Fenwick Island, Del., passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, March 27, 2016, with his loving family by his side.

Margaret ‘Peggy’ (McDermott) Marshall, 70

Margaret “Peggy” (McDermott) Marshall, 70, departed this life on Thursday, March 31, 2016, following a lengthy battle with Alzheimer’s disease.

Betty McCabe, 89

Betty McCabe, 89, of Seaford, Del., passed away on Sunday, April 3, 2016, at Seaford Center nursing home. She was born in Frankford, Del., on Sunday, Sept. 19, 1926, daughter of the late Joseph R. McCabe Jr. and Emma Lynn (Lynch) McCabe.

Dr. Willie L. McCloud, 65

Dr. Willie L. McCloud, M.D., 65, beloved husband, father and friend, peacefully passed away on March 31, 2016.

McCloud graduated from Milford High School in 1968, and in 1972 he graduated from the University of Delaware with a bachelor’s degree in chemistry. In 1975, he graduated from Howard University Medical School.

Michael I. ‘Mike’ Morley, 75

Michael I. “Mike” Morley, 75, of Frankford, Del., passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 26, 2016, at the Beebe Healthcare in Lewes, Del. He was born in Philadelphia on Jan. 29, 1941, and grew up in Yeadon, Pa. He was the eldest son of Michael A. and Marian Morley.

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