Obituaries


DeWitt R. Wolfe, 88

DeWitt R. Wolfe, 88, of Dagsboro, Del., died on July 28, 2017, at 9 p.m. He was born July 11, 1929, in Rehoboth Beach, Del., to the late Edward and Lucinda Johnson Wolfe.

He lived in Clarksville, Del., for 20 years and moved to Dagsboro in...

Thursday, August 3, 2017 - 6:45am

Brian Clark Aisquith, 69

Brian Clark Aisquith, 69, of Ocean View, Del., formerly of Edgewater, Md., passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, at his home on Wednesday, July 19, 2017. He was born in Annapolis, Md., on Oct. 7, 1947, to the late Elgin C....

Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 12:00pm

Karl F. Baumann, 68

Karl F. Baumann, 68, of Selbyville, Del., died Sunday, July 16, 2017, at home. Baumann was born in Pittsfield, Mass., the son of the late Charles R. and Agnes T. (Smith) Baumann.

He was employed by Bayside Golf Course as an equipment...

Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 12:00pm

Herbert W. ‘Herb’ Chetirkin, 89

Herbert W. “Herb” Chetirkin, 89, of Dagsboro, Del., passed away at his home on Tuesday, July 18, 2017. He was born March 6, 1928, in Passaic, N.J., a son of the late Zachary and Olga Buss Chetirkin.

Chetirkin was a U.S. Navy veteran,...

Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 11:59am

John R. Crossland, 79

John R. Crossland, 79, of Lewes, Del., formerly of Claymont, Del., passed away on Friday, July 21, 2017, at the Delaware Hospice Center in Milford, Del. He was born on March 1, 1938, in Wilmington, Del., son of the late John Richard Crossland...

Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 11:59am

Amelia R. Lynch, 86

Amelia R. Lynch, 86, of Dagsboro, Del., died Saturday, July 22, 2017, at her daughter’s home in Dagsboro.

Lynch was a lifetime member of Bethel United Methodist Church in Dagsboro, a member and officer of Friends of Prince George’s Chapel...

Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 11:57am

Eileen Marshall, 74

Eileen Marshall, 74, passed away on July 20, 2017, surrounded by family.

She was a homemaker for many years, but her real love was helping people. Marshall helped many people over the course of her life, even right up to the end of her...

Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 11:56am

Karen S. Medes, 69

Karen S. Medes, 69, of Milford, Del., formerly of New Jersey, passed away on Saturday, July 15, 2017, in Milford Hospital. She was born Aug. 9, 1947, in Pitman, N.J., a daughter of the late Kenneth Simmerman and Edith Elizabeth (Down) Simmerman...

Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 11:56am

Robert Leonard Sasko, 87

Robert Leonard Sasko, 87, of Lewes, Del., formerly of Hyattsville, Md., died Wednesday, July 19, 2017, at home, surrounded by his loved ones.

Sasko was a 1948 graduate of Central High School in Washington, D.C. He served a short term in...

Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 11:55am

Harry A. ‘Bud’ Shinsky, 88

Harry A. “Bud” Shinsky, 88, of Millsboro, Del., originally from Lancaster, Pa., who never met a stranger, passed away on July 21, 2017.

Shinsky was preceded in death by his beloved wife, June Shinsky, with whom he shared almost 60 years...

Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 11:55am

Albert H. Steele Sr., 94

Albert H. Steele Sr., 94, of Dagsboro, Del., passed away on Saturday, July 22, 2017, at Beebe Healthcare hospital. He was born Sept. 28, 1922, in Frankford, Del.

Steele served his country during World War II, with the U.S. Army in Germany...

Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 11:54am

Calvin Benham Baldwin Jr., 91

Calvin “Cal” Benham Baldwin Jr., 91, an administrator for 33 years at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), died peacefully on June 28, 2017, at Kensington Park, a senior living community. A resident of Garrett Park, Md., from 1963 to 2017, he...

Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 5:37am

Mary M. Corso, 77

Mary M. Corso, 77, of Millsboro, Del., formerly of Canarsie, N.Y., passed away Tuesday, July 11, 2017, at Beebe Healthcare, in Lewes, Del. She was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., daughter of the late Paul Battaglino and the late Pauline (Pollari)...

Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 5:36am

George M. Driscoll, 87

George M. Driscoll, 87, of Millsboro, Del., formerly of Claymont, Del., passed away on Sunday, July 16, 2017, at Harbor Healthcare in Lewes, Del. He was born Aug. 12, 1929, in Erie, Pa., son of the late George Henry Driscoll and Ellen (Stender)...

Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 5:36am

Jane E. Hall, 80

Jane E. Hall, 80, of Millsboro, Del., passed away after a short illness on Friday, July 14, 2017, at Peninsula Regional Medical Center. She was born June 10, 1937, in Philadelphia, Pa., to the late Michael and Mildred Rutter.

Hall retired...

Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 5:34am

Frances Janet ‘Fran’ (Wagner) Marshall

Frances Janet “Fran” (Wagner) Marshall, 78, of Ocean View, Del., passed away peacefully on July 12, 2017.

Marshall was the beloved wife of the late Eugene Joseph Marshall. She is survived by her children, Patrick T. Marshall and his wife,...

Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 5:32am

Robert Clifford ‘Bob’ Megee, 81

Robert Clifford “Bob” Megee, 81, of Long Neck, Del., died Thursday, July 13, 2017, at Seasons Hospice in Newark, Del., after suffering a massive stroke at home on July 4, 2017. He was born on March 13, 1936, in Philadelphia, Pa., son of the late...

Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 5:31am

Herbert Randall Miller Jr., 81

H. Randall Miller Jr., 81, a resident of Ocean View, Del., passed away on July 13, 2017, in Berlin, Md. He was born in Baltimore, Md., on March 23, 1936, son of the late Sarah Elizabeth Parks and Herbert Randall Miller Sr.

Miller was a...

Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 5:31am

Margaret H. Mumford, 93

Margaret H. Mumford, 93, of Selbyville, Del., died Sunday, July 9, 2017, at Coastal Hospice at the Lake in Salisbury, Md. She was born in Selbyville, daughter of the late Charles Hall and Emma R. (Bradford) Hall.

Mumford was a member of...

Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 5:29am

Jewel Preston Revel, 79

Jewel Preston Revel, 79, of Millsboro, Del., passed away at his home on July 9, 2017. He was born Aug. 25, 1937, in Millsboro, to the late Wilford William Revell and Addie Hester Littleton Revell.

Revel had worked most of his life as a...

Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 5:27am

Sarah Beth Wilkerson, 74

Sarah Beth Wilkerson, 74, of Dagsboro, Del., passed away gently while surrounded by her loving family, on July 10, 2017, in the care of Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury, Md. She was born Sept. 8, 1942, in Salisbury, to the late...

Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 5:26am

Mary A. Worobetz, 82

Mary A. Worobetz, 82, of Bridgeville, Del., formerly of Collierville, Tenn., Pottstown, Pa., and Spring City, Pa., passed away on Friday, June 30, 2017, at Harrison House of Georgetown, Del. She was born in Perkiomenville, Pa., on May 9, 1935,...

Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 5:25am

David Martin Bloodsworth Jr., 49

David Martin Bloodsworth Jr., 49, of Lewes, Del., passed away on Saturday, July 8, 2017, at Delaware Hospice Center, in Milford, Del. He was born Wednesday, Sept. 6, 1967, in Salisbury, Md., son of the late David M. Bloodsworth Sr. and Mary...

Friday, July 14, 2017 - 7:52am

Ed Deptula, 89

Ed Deptula, 89, of Long Neck, Del., passed away peacefully at home on Sunday morning, July 2, 2017. He was born in Wilmington, Del., on March 20, 1928.

After his stint in the U.S. Army during World War II, Deptula worked at General Motors...

Friday, July 14, 2017 - 7:50am

Robert P. Kannengieser, 88

Robert P. Kannengieser, 88, of Millsboro, Del., and formerly of Long Island, N.Y., Scottsdale, Ariz., and Las Vegas, Nev., passed away on July 2, 2017, gently, in the care of his family and the Delaware Hospice Center in Milford, Del. He was born...

Friday, July 14, 2017 - 7:48am

Walter E. Lathbury, 75

Walter E. Lathbury, 75, of Ocean View, Del., passed away peacefully on Friday, July 7, 2017, surrounded by his loved ones. He was born Oct. 2, 1941, son of the late Ernest Lathbury and Alice (Bennett) Lathbury.

Lathbury grew up in Ocean...

Friday, July 14, 2017 - 7:45am

Paschal D. ‘Bubba’ Miles, 68

Paschal D. “Bubba” Miles, 68, of Dagsboro, Del., passed away on Tuesday, July 4, 2017, at home. He was born July 25, 1948, in Jackson, Miss., a son of the late Paschal James Miles and Vivian (Landrum) Miles, who survives him.

Miles was a...

Friday, July 14, 2017 - 7:43am

Walter W. Rhoads, 67

Walter W. Rhoads, 67, of Millsboro, Del., formerly of Lebanon, Pa., passed away on Saturday, July 8, 2017, at Seasons Hospice Inpatient Unit at Christiana Hospital in Newark, Del. He was born in Lebanon on Sept.14, 1949, son of the late Walter...

Friday, July 14, 2017 - 7:42am

Richard E. Seifert Sr., 71

Richard E. Seifert Sr., 71, of Selbyville, Del., died Friday, July 7, 2017, at home, with his wife by his side. He was born on July 16, 1945, in Baltimore, Md., son of the late John F. Seifert Sr. and Ida L. (Bloom) Seifert.

Seifert worked...

Friday, July 14, 2017 - 7:36am

Ricky Scott Stone, 72

Ricky Scott Stone, 72, of Millsboro, Del., passed away on Monday, July 3, 2017, in his home surrounded by family.

Stone had moved from West Virginia to Laurel, Del., when he was 8. He attended Laurel High School. He was a retired member of...

Friday, July 14, 2017 - 7:34am

Sylvia A. Williams, 93

Sylvia A. Williams, 93, departed this life on July 6, 2017. She was born in Middlesex, N.C. on May, 1, 1924, to Sandy and Lenda Williams.

Williams came to Delaware in June of 1948. She worked at several factories for years and retired in...

Friday, July 14, 2017 - 7:32am

C. Coleman Bunting Sr., 89

C. Coleman Bunting Sr., 89, died peacefully, with family at his side, at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury, Md., on Sunday June 25, 2017. He was born June 10, 1928, in Selbyville, Del., son of the late Chester F. Bunting and Marion (...

Thursday, July 6, 2017 - 6:42am

Elizabeth “Betty-O” Creadick, 86

Elizabeth “Betty-O” Creadick, 86, of Lewes, Del., passed away on Monday, June 26, 2017, surrounded by her loving family, at her residence. She was born Thursday, April 30, 1931, in Lewes, Del., daughter of the late Charles Collins and Mary (Perry...

Thursday, July 6, 2017 - 6:41am

Joyce M. Creamer, 74

Joyce M. Creamer, 74, of Dagsboro, Del., passed away at home in the loving care of her family and the Delaware Hospice. She was born Dec. 22, 1942, in Wilmington, Del., to the late Joseph J. Malanafy and Eunice Lane Malanafy.

On Nov. 22,...

Thursday, July 6, 2017 - 6:36am

Martha Ann Clogg, 80

Martha Ann Clogg, 80, of Dagsboro, Del., passed away in the comfort of her home, with family members by her side, on Thursday, June 29, 2017. She was born in Dagsboro on Aug. 20, 1936, to the late Chester Lee and Cordelia Brumbley Clogg.

...

Thursday, July 6, 2017 - 6:16am

Betty Johnson, 85

Betty Johnson, 85, of Selbyville, Del., passed away on Friday, June 30, 2017, at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury, Md. She was born July 6, 1931, daughter of the late Arthur Thomas Williams and Daisey Virginia (Dennis) Williams....

Thursday, July 6, 2017 - 6:15am

Karen B. Kegley, 72

Karen B. Kegley, 72, of Ocean View, Del., died Monday, June 26, 2017, in her home and surrounded by her family. She was born Dec. 6, 1944, in Baltimore, Md., daughter of the late Herbert C. Schafer and Rosamond (Bertin) Schafer.

Kegley...

Thursday, July 6, 2017 - 6:14am

Robert ‘Bobby’ Marker, 76

Robert “Bobby” Marker, 76, passed away on Thursday, June 29, 2017, at Delaware Hospice Center, Milford, Del.

Marker was preceded in death by his father, Clarence “Boots” Marker. He is survived by his wife, Deborah Graham Marker; his mother...

Thursday, July 6, 2017 - 6:08am

Eleanor Anderson McLaughlin, 86

Eleanor Anderson McLaughlin, 86, of Kissimmee, Fla., formerly of Wilmington and Clarksville, Del., departed this life on Friday, June 30, 2017.

She loved music and delighted in playing the piano. She had the ability to hear a song and then...

Thursday, July 6, 2017 - 6:08am

F. William Simpson, 86

F. William Simpson, 86, of Bishopville, Md., died Thursday, June 22, 2017, at home. He was born in Salisbury, Md., son of the late Carroll W. Simpson and Mariah (Adams) Simpson.

Simpson retired after 20 years at Public Service Electric...

Thursday, July 6, 2017 - 6:04am

Raymond W. Thibeault, 78

Raymond W. Thibeault, 78, of Bethany Beach, Del., formerly of Glen Burnie, Md., passed away peacefully, on Friday, June 30, 2017, surrounded by his loving family, at his home. He was born March 6, 1939, in Central Falls, R.I., son of the late...

Thursday, July 6, 2017 - 6:03am

Donald Howard ‘Don’ Tipton, 78

Donald Howard “Don” Tipton, 78, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family on Wednesday, June 28, 2017, after a very brief, courageous battle with cancer. He was born Jan. 22, 1939, in Washington, D.C., son of the late Oliver Tipton and...

Thursday, July 6, 2017 - 6:00am

Barbara Ann Wilson, 72

Barbara Ann Wilson, 72, of Georgetown, Del., passed away peacefully, in the care of her family and the Delaware Hospice Center, on Monday, June 26, 2017. She was born Aug. 19, 1944, in Nassau, Del., to the late Roland and Frances Fleetwood...

Thursday, July 6, 2017 - 5:59am

Ralph W. Yost Jr., 84

Ralph W. Yost Jr., 84, of Millsboro, Del., formerly of Limerick, Pa., died Monday, June 26, 2017, at Beebe Healthcare, Lewes, Del. He was born Oct. 20, 1932, in Pottstown, Pa., son of the late Ralph W. Yost Sr. and Grace (Eschbach) Yost.

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Thursday, July 6, 2017 - 5:58am

Margaret Roseanne ‘Rose’ Brocato, 58

Margaret Roseanne “Rose” Brocato, 58, of Millsboro, Del., and formerly of Linthicum, Md., passed away on Tuesday, June 27, 2017, at home, from a battle with triple negative breast cancer. She was born on Sept. 18, 1958, in Washington, D.C., to...

Friday, June 30, 2017 - 9:13am

Katherine M. ‘Kas’ George, 82

Katherine M. “Kas” George, 82, passed away on Wednesday, June 21, 2017, at her home in Millsboro, Del. She was born June 14, 1935, in Baltimore, Md., daughter of the late Harold and Katherine McCord.

George was a devout Christian and...

Friday, June 30, 2017 - 9:04am

Richard ‘Dick’ F. Kahn Sr., 89

Richard “Dick” F. Kahn Sr., 89, of Ocean City, Md., died Monday, June 19, 2017, at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin, Md., He was born in Baltimore, Md., and was the son of the late William Joseph Kahn and Margaret Catherine (Necesson) Kahn....

Friday, June 30, 2017 - 9:02am

Gary W. Law, 74

Gary W. Law, 74, of Selbyville, Del., went to his heavenly home on Friday, June 23, 2017, at Delaware Hospice Center in Milford, Del. He was born in Salisbury, Md., son of the late William A. Law and Virginia Mae (Long) Law and brother of the...

Friday, June 30, 2017 - 9:01am

Richard L. Perry, 91

Richard L. Perry, 91, formerly of Evans Road, Sussex Shores, Bethany Beach, Del., died June 17, 2017, at his home in Austin, Texas.

Perry was a graduate of Harvard Medical School, in the Class of 1949. He was a doctor, radiologist and a...

Friday, June 30, 2017 - 8:59am

Harry Edwards Simmons Jr., 92

Harry Edwards Simmons Jr., 92, of Selbyville, Del., died Saturday, June 24, 2017, at his home. He was born in Chester, Pa., son of the late Harry E. Simmons Sr. and Helen G. (McEntee) Simmons.

A resident of Hyattsville Md., for 37 years,...

Friday, June 30, 2017 - 8:56am