Obituaries


Alan R. Thormeyer, 59

Alan R. Thormeyer, 59, of Ocean View, died at the Beebe Medical Center in Lewes on Monday, Feb. 6. He was an educator.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Thormeyer; daughter, Kara Thormeyer of Silver Spring, Md.; son, Robert Thormeyer of...

Thursday, February 16, 2006 - 7:00pm

Weston B. Watson, 84

Weston B. Watson, 84, of Dagsboro, died at the Beebe Medical Center in Lewes on Thursday, Feb. 9. He worked for Westinghouse for 30 years, then Millsboro Ford for eight years.

He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.

He is...

Thursday, February 16, 2006 - 7:00pm

Edith Mae Smith, 83

Edith Mae Smith, 83, of Dagsboro, died at Green Valley Terrace, in Millsboro, on Monday, Feb. 6. She was an attendant at the Stockley Center near Georgetown, before retiring in 1982.

She was a member of the Dagsboro Volunteer Fire Company...

Thursday, February 9, 2006 - 7:00pm

Wanda Anita Holland, 54

Wanda Anita Holland, 54, of Frankford, died at Beebe Medical Center on Sunday, Feb. 5. She worked in housekeeping at Misty Harbor.

She was a volunteer at the Christian Storehouse in Millsboro and a member of the Antioch A.M.E. Church in...

Thursday, February 9, 2006 - 7:00pm

Catherine Harris Grimm, 84

Catherine Harris Grimm, 84, of Georgetown, died in New Castle on Wednesday, Feb. 1. She did office work and was a homemaker.

She is survived by her sister, Margaret Harris, son Bradford Grimm and daughter Barbara Carter; grandchildren,...

Thursday, February 9, 2006 - 7:00pm

Harriett I. McClung, 82

Harriett I. McClung, 82, of Milleville, died at Beebe Medical Center on Sunday, Feb. 5. She was a cosmetologist, and owned and operated Harriett’s Beauty Salon for 60 years.

She was a member of Millville United Methodist Church, and was...

Thursday, February 9, 2006 - 7:00pm

Myrtle S. McCabe, 85

Myrtle S. McCabe, 85, of Selbyville, died at Green Valley Terrace on Thursday, Jan. 19. She was a seamstress.
She is survived by her husband, Chester J. McCabe; her son, Floyd E. Megee, of Georgetown; daughters, Bonnie King of Georgetown,...

Thursday, January 26, 2006 - 7:00pm

John D. Wilkerson, 75

John D. Wilkerson, 75, of Selbyville, died at the Harbor Healthcare and Rehab Center on Wednesday, Jan. 18. He worked for the city of Ocean City.

He is survived by his wife, Mary R. Wilkerson; his sons, Clifford Wilkerson, of Ocean City,...

Thursday, January 26, 2006 - 7:00pm

Frank Marshall Holloway, 46

Frank Marshall Holloway, 46, of Frankford, died at his home on Tuesday, Jan. 17. He was a general manager for Phillips Seafood House, and was a member of Salem United Methodist Church, in Selbyville.

He is survived by his parents, Frank M...

Thursday, January 26, 2006 - 7:00pm

William David Atkins, 58

William David Atkins, 58, of Selbyville, died at his home on Tuesday, Jan. 17. He was a truck driver for Wyoming Concrete, in Frankford.

He is survived by his wife, Mary H. Atkins; his daughters, Lori Atkins and Christina Atkins, of...

Thursday, January 26, 2006 - 7:00pm

Doris M. Fitzpatrick, 77

Doris M. Fitzpatrick, 77, of Frankford, died at the Berlin (MD.) Nursing and Rehab Center on Friday, Jan. 20. She was a homemaker.

She is survived by her husband, John D. Fitzpatrick, of Frankford; her son, John D. Fitzpatrick Jr., of...

Thursday, January 26, 2006 - 7:00pm

Bethany legend Murphy dies

Bethany Beach has lost one of its most well-known residents.
Mary Louise Murphy died Friday, Nov. 11, at Fairfax Nursing Center in Fairfax, Va., at the age of 93.

Murphy was best known as the author of the “Beach Brume” social column...

Thursday, November 17, 2005 - 7:00pm

Charles M. Kauffman, 71

Charles M. Kauffman, 71, of Ocean View, died on Monday, Feb. 28, at the Lewes Convalescent Center. He was an entrepeneuer, Realtor, auctioneer, appraiser, retailer and restaurateur.

He was a member of the Peninsula Community Church, the...

Thursday, March 3, 2005 - 7:00pm