Ruth Feeley Foster, 97, of Ocean View, Del., formerly of the Pocono Mountains, Pa., went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014. She was born Dec. 3, 1916, in Philadelphia, Pa., daughter of the late Edward Will and Barbara (Taylor) Will. Foster retired from the accounts-payable department at General Electric in 1976, after 20 years of service.
William H. “Bill” Franks III, 73, of Long Neck, Del., passed away Oct. 23, 2014. Franks was born Jan. 29, 1941 to the late Dorothy Franks and William Franks Jr. He retired in 1997 from Congoleum, where he served as treasurer.
Franks moved to Delaware in 2009 to enjoy his retirement. He was a respected member of the Long Neck Shores Community and will be dearly missed.
Marie-Claire Kirby, 94, of Ocean View, Del., formerly of Rockville, Md., passed away quietly on Oct. 9, 2014, after a long and treasured life. She was a unique lady whose gifts touched many lives in many ways.
Hattie Lee “Pat” Medwed, 92, of Rehoboth Beach, Del., passed away Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, at Brandywine Assisted Living in Rehoboth Beach, Del. She was born July 10, 1922, in Weaverville, N.C., daughter of the late Charlie Harris and Nellie (Doan) Harris.
Betty Ann Peacock, 75, of Millsboro, Del., passed away at home, in the loving care of her family, on Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014. She was born in Millsboro, to the late Donald E. Hitchens Sr. and Isabelle Johnson Hitchens on Feb. 18, 1939. She was married to the late Frank Peacock Sr., with whom she shared 45 years until his passing in 2004.
Dorothea “Dottie” H. Siebert, 54, of Ocean View, Del., formerly of Bel Air, Md., went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014. Siebert was born in Baltimore, Md., daughter of Edward C. Capp and Maryjane A. (Zanchetta) Capp. She was a homemaker and caregiver to all.
David L. “Dave” Bauerle Sr., 74, of Georgetown, Del., passed away Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, surrounded by his family. He was born Jan. 26, 1940, to the late John Bauerle and Florence Mahon Bauerle in Joliet, Ill.
Mable Bailey, 77, of Harbeson, Del., daughter of the late Rev. George Bailey and Harriet Bailey, was born on May 22, 1937, in Jamesville, Va. She departed this life on Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014, at Beebe Healthcare in Lewes, Del.
George Burke, 78, of Selbyville, Del., passed away Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014. He was born in Stubenville, Ohio.
Robert D. “Bob” Craig, 83, of Lewes, Del., formerly of Bowie, Md., passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014, at his home. He was born Jan. 4, 1931 in Cecilton, Md., son of the late Ervin Craig and Martha (Taylor) Craig. He was a veteran of the United States Army, having served during the Korean War.
Mabel Marie Downs, 89, of Georgetown, Del., passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014.
Downs was born Aug. 4, 1925, in Georgetown, Del., to the late Leroy E. and Estella M. Moore Mitchell.
Lorna Somentha Harmon, 67, of Lewes, Del. passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014, in her home, surrounded by her loved ones. She was born Oct. 15, 1947, to the late Joseph and Radia Hall Morris.
Harmon worked in health care and was a member of Harmony United Methodist Church.
Kenneth E. “Ken” McIlvain, 88, of Bridgeville, Del., passed away Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, to his heavenly home. He was born Dec. 20, 1925, in Wilmington, Del., son of the late Luther and Mary McIlvain.
Frederick Luther “Porky” Norwood Jr., 58, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014, at home, surrounded by his loved ones and friends. Norwood was born July 14, 1956, in Lewes, Del., to the late Frederick Luther Norwood Sr. and Mildred Hitchens Norwood.
David “Jack” Bottinelli, 68, passed away at his home in Millsboro, Del., on Oct. 13, 2014.
Louis Ross Brown, 81, of Millsboro, Del., passed away Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014. He was born in Camden, N.J., on Aug. 9, 1933, to the late James S. and Winifred W. Brown.
Elmer M. Cox, 86, of Ocean View, Del., formerly of Trainer, Pa., passed away on Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014, at his son’s home in Ocean View. Cox was born in Chester, Pa., son of the late Martin Cox and Caroline (Helpa) Cox.
Darlene Hodgson Dolan, 77, of Bethany Beach, Del., passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014, at Beebe Healthcare in Lewes, Del. She was born on Nov. 11, 1936, in Spokane, Wash., daughter of the late Jane and Lloyd Hodgson.
On Friday, Oct. 10, 2014, Clarence H. Handy of Frankford, Del., went to sleep in death at his home. He was cared for by his loving wife, Lois, for many years. Handy was born on Oct. 14, 1948, in Lewes, Del., the youngest of four children and son of the late Lenford C Handy Sr. and Elsie Mae Handy.
M. Elaine Horn, 99, loving wife of the late Alvin F. Horn, of Ocean View, Del., and most recently of Brandywine Senior Living near Fenwick Island, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014.
Ada E. Hudson, 81, of Millsboro, Del., formerly of Frankford, Del., passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, on Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014, at her home. She was born in Frankford on April 9, 1933, daughter of the late Orville Long and Margaret (Campbell) Long Sr.
William Thomas Kellam, 81, of Dagsboro, Del. passed away peacefully in his sleep on Monday, Oct. 6, 2014, at his home. He was born on Jan. 3, 1933, in Onley, Va., son of the late Ralph Downing Kellam and Margaret Susan (Copes) Kellam. He was a veteran of the Korean War, having served in the United States Army.
Barbara Wilkinson, 86, of Georgetown, Del., passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014, at Harrison Senior Living in Georgetown. Wilkinson was born in Georgetown on June 25, 1928, to the late Frank and Ida Spicer Jewell.
Alfred S. Wiltbank Jr., 73, of Bethany Beach, Del., passed away Monday, Oct. 6, 2014, at the Delaware Hospice Center in Milford, Del. He was born in Darby, Pa., son of the late Alfred and Mary Wiltbank.
Nelson Wright Jr., 77, of Bishopville, Md., departed this earth on Monday, Oct. 6, 2014, at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury, Md. He was born in Sept. of 1937 to the late Nelson Wright Sr. and Iris Mae (Morris) Wright of Lewes, Del.
Grace Arvey of Millsboro, Del., passed away Monday, Sept. 29, 2014, at Beebe Healthcare. Arvey was born in Dagsboro, Del., to the late George Mitchell and Margaret Leggs Mitchell.