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Mildred H. Parsons, 79
GEORGETOWN - Mildred H. Parsons of rural Georgetown died Saturday, Jan. 16, 1999, in Bayhealth Medical Center/Milford Memorial Hospital. She was 79.
Mrs. Parsons was born in Georgetown the daughter of the late Meredith E. and Garnett Vowles Hawes.
She was a physical test operator at the DuPont Co. for 25 years, retiring in 1970.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Valentine B. Hawes in 1998.
She is survived by three daughters, Stella Hickman of Millsboro, Eva H. Wootten of Georgetown and Betty C. Loucks of Georgetown; a stepdaughter, Esther Roberts of Longwood, Fla.; a stepson, Herman Parsons Jr. of Millsboro; eight grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren and 10 stepgrandchildren.
Service will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Chapel of Grace U.M. Church, East Market Street, Georgetown, where friends may call 7-9 p.m. today.
Burial will be in Union Cemetery, Georgetown.
Arrrangements by Short Funeral Services, Georgetown.
Frances Handy West, 82
DOVER - Frances Handy West of Dover died Sunday, Jan. 17, 1999, in Bayhealth Medical Center/Kent General Hospital, Dover. She was 82.
Mrs. West was the daughter of the late Frances Bowes and Wallace Handy.
She was a homemaker.
Mrs. West was a member of Christ Episcopal Church and was active in the church prayer group. She was also a volunteer at Kent General Hospital and Dover Modern Maturity Center, Dover.
She is survived by her husband, Joshua T. West of Dover; two sons, William G. West of Cleveland and James S. West of Newark; a daughter, Kathleen M. Robinson of Magnolia; a sister, Jane H. Ward of Salisbury, Md., and six grandchildren, Mike Drayton, Chris Drayton, Drew West, Jeff Whisler, Lindsay Robinson and Josh West.
Service will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Christ Episcopal Church, South State and Water streets, Dover.
Burial will be in Christ Episcopal Church.
Instead of flowers, the family suggests contributions be made to Christ Episcopal Church or Bayhealth Medical Center/Kent General Hospital.
Arrangements by Trader Funeral Home, Dover.
Robert E. Betts Sr., 71
GEORGETOWN - Robert E. Betts Sr. of Georgetown died Saturday, Jan. 16, 1999, in his home. He was 71.
Mr. Betts was born in Georgetown, the son of the late Granville and Mary Donovan Betts Sr.
He was a veteran of World War II and the Korean War. He retired from the U.S. Army in 1969 after 23 years of service.
Mr. Betts worked for Megee Heating and Air Conditioning from 1976-1990. He worked for his own heating and air conditioning business for a few years before retiring.
He was a member of Bethesda United Methodist Church, president of Kiwanis Club, past Freat Sacheem of the Improved Order of Redman, and was a member of the National Redman Order, Georgetown Chamber of Commerce, the CHEER Center of Georgetown, VFW Post 7234 of Ocean View and Moose Lodge 646, Lewes/Rehoboth Beach.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Mildred Betts; two brothers, Bill Betts and Granville Betts Jr.; a grandson, Roger Betts; amd a granddaughter-in-law Gloria Lee Betts.
He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Catherine ''Cathy'' Wilkes Betts of Georgetown; a son, Robert Lee Betts of Knoxville, Tenn.; two daughters, Ellen Pride of Milton and Veronica Talcott of Washington state; a sister, Barbara Donovan of Dover; four grandsons, four granddaughters; two great-grandsons and cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.
Service will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Watson Funeral Home, 211 Washington St., Millsboro, where friends may call one hour prior to the service. Chaplain Bruce Marshall and the Rev. Paige Marshall will officiate.
Burial with military honors will be in Millsboro Cemetery, Millsboro.
Instead of flowers, the family suggests contributions be made to the Bethesda U.M. Church, Rt. 1 Box 238, Georgetown, DE 19947 or Delaware Hospice, Southern Division, 600 Du Pont Highway, Suite 107, Georgetown, DE 19947.
Catherine Montondo, 76
DOVER - Catherine Montondo of Dover died Wednesday, Jan. 13, 1999, in Silver Lake Nursing Home. She was 76.
Mrs. Montondo was born on July 17, 1922, in Charlotte, N.C., the daughter of the late Thomas and Bessie Owens.
She was a housewife most of her life, but had also worked for Southern Bell Telephone in Charlotte, and Sears and Roebuck in Watertown, N.Y.
She was a member of Holy Cross Catholic Church, Dover.
She is survived by her husband of 56 years, Lawrence W. Montondo of Dover; a son, Thomas E. Montondo of Buffalo, N.Y.; a daughter, Nancy A. Roberts of Dover; two brothers, Wilson Owens and Ted Owens both of Charlotte; three sisters, Emily Dulin and Rose Lamb, both of Charlotte and Susan Ashe of Greensboro, N.C.; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Service will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Torbert Funeral Chapel, 61 S. Bradford St., Dover.
Burial will be private and at the convenience of the family.
Stanley Victor Grygo Sr., 79
NORRISTOWN, Pa. - Stanley Victor Grygo Sr. of Norristown died Saturday, Jan. 16, 1999, in his home. He was 79.
Mr. Grygo was born on Jan. 12, 1920, in Philadelphia, the son of the late Joseph Grygo and Stella Graverska Grygo.
He had served in the U.S. Army in World War II.
Mr. Grygo had worked as a welder with Heil Equipment Co. for 30 years, retiring in 1983.
He was a member of St. Francis of Assisi Roman Catholic Church and the American Association of Retired Persons.
He is survived by a son, Stanley V. Grygo Jr. of Graterford; three daughters, Carol Edinger of Glastonbury, Conn., Patricia Roach of Philadelphia and Joyce Hall of Dover, Del.; two sisters, Anna Gillin and Josephine Warhula; 10 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren. He will be sadly missed by many nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian burial will be 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Francis of Assisi Roman Catholic Church.
Friends may call 7-9 p.m. Wednesday and 9-10 a.m. Thursday at Boyd-Horrox Funeral Home, 200 W. Germantown Pike, Norristown.
Burial will be in St. Patricks Cemetery.
Instead of flowers, the family suggests contributions be made to the American Cancer Society, 1625 Locust St., Philadelphia, PA 19103.
William R. Rogers, 82
MAGNOLIA - William R. Rogers of Magnolia died after a long illness Friday, Jan. 15, 1999, in Magnolia. He was 82.
Mr. Rogers was born in Wales, Great Britain.
He worked for New Jersey Transit as a bus driver for over 35 years, and was vice president of the Transport Union.
Mr. Rogers was a volunteer for the Meals on Wheels Program and was on the board of directors for the Modern Maturity Center while living in Dover.
He is survived by two sons, William R. Rogers Jr. of Woodbury, N.J., and Richard C. Rogers of Vincentown, N.J.; two daughters, Patricia L. Paladino of Magnolia, and Sandra L. Germano of Collingswood, N.J.; a brother, Joseph Rogers of Seaview, N.J.; a sister, Iris Dewey of Ocean City, Md.; 13 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren.
Service will be 11 a.m. today at the DuBois Funeral Home, 700 White Horse Pike, Audubon, N.J., where friends may call two hours prior to the service.
Burial will be in Lakeview Memorial Park, N.J. 130, Cinnaminson, N.J.
Instead of flowers, the family suggests contributions be made to Delaware Hospice.
Coleman Charles Webb Jr., 62
MILFORD - Coleman Charles Webb Jr. of Milford died Sunday, Jan 17, 1999, in Bayhealth Medical Center/Milford Memorial Hospital. He was 62.
Mr. Webb and his wife of 14 years, Michelle Anne Webb, owned and operated C & M Cleaning Services in Milford for the past seven years. Previously he had worked for I.G. Burton Co. in Milford for 32 years in many capabilities.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Capt. Michael T. and Cindy Morrissey, serving with the U.S. Army stationed in Alexandria, Va.; two daughters and sons-in-law, Diane L. and Clark Ney of Frederica and Lisa and Micheal Obermire of Felton; a brother, Ronald Webb of Montgomery, N.Y.; a uncle and aunt, Quinten and Bertha Webb of Milford; three grandchildren, Tommy and Matthew of Alexandria, and Trey of Felton; two nephews, David Walsh and Chris Webb; a niece, Rhonda Henry, as well as many close friends.
Service will be 11 a.m. Friday in Odd Fellows Cemetery, U.S. 113, Milford.
Instead of flowers, the family suggests that contributions be made to a favorite charity.
Miram A. Hicks, 75
MILTON - Miram A. Hicks of Milton died Sunday, Jan. 17, 1999, in Bayhealth Medical Center/Milford Memorial Hospital. She was 75.
Mrs. Hicks was born in Templeville, Md., the daughter of the late Henry and Nel Whaley Robinson.
She was a retired keyboard operator for the United Mine Workers, Welfare Retirement Fund.
Mrs. Hicks was a homemaker, enjoying crocheting, knitting and spending time with her grandchildren.
She is survived by her husband of 56 years, Elmer Hicks; two sons, Robert Wayne Hicks, address unknown and Gary R. Hicks of Georgetown; three grandchildren, Melissa Ann Hicks of Bethesda, Md., Angela Michelle Hicks of Frederick, Md. and Scott Markle of North Carolina; two sisters, Evelyn Taylor of Templeville, and Catherine Hollenbeck of Argos Corner, and several nieces and nephews.
Service will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Chapel of Short Funeral Home, Federal Street, Milton, where friends may call two hours prior.
Burial will be in Templeville Cemetery, Templeville.
Frank E. Cannon, 79
SEAFORD - Frank E. Cannon of Seaford died Sunday, Jan. 17, 1999, in his home. He was 79.
Mr. Cannon was born on Jan. 22, 1919, near Bridgeville in Sussex County, the son of the late Brooks E. and Minnie Cannon.
He served his country during World War II with the U.S. Army from February 1941 to January 1946 in an infantry unit in the South Pacific.
Mr. Cannon worked in Seaford for several years working as a custodian for the Seaford School District.
He attended Mount Hope Church at Finchville, became a member of Mount Calvary AME CHurch at Concord and was a member of Worldwide Church of God in Seaford. He was also a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars at Middleford near Seaford.
Mr. Cannon was preceded in death by a brother, Charles ''Ed'' Cannon.
He is survived by his wife, Iola Magee Cannon; a stepson, Norman Cephas and his wife, Hattie Cephas of Federalsburg; two stepgreat-granddaughters, Shawn Dickerson of Jarrett, Va. and Shawneka Brown of Wilmington and two sisters-in-law, Edna Ford of Laurel and Sandra Cannon of Seaford.
Service will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Frampton-Hawkins Funeral Home in Federalsburg. Pastor Raymond Taylor will offficiate.
Friends may call 7-9 p.m. Wednesday and from noon-1 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Burial will be in Cokesbury Cemetery, near Reliance.
Robert T. Cassidy, 77
DOVER - Robert T. Cassidy of Dover died after a lengthy illness Sunday, Jan. 17, 1999, in his home. He was 77.
Mr. Cassidy was born in Jersey City, N.J., the son of the late Peter J. and Catherine Ann Cahill Cassidy.
He was a U.S. Army Air Corps veteran who served in both World War II and Korea.
Mr. Cassidy lived in the Union City, N.J., area until 1964, at which time he was transferred to Dover by General Foods Corp., where he served as a mechanic until his retirement in 1980.
He was a member of Holy Cross Catholic Church, Dover, the BPO Elks Lodge 1903 of Dover and the American Legion Walter L. Fox Post.
He is survived by his wife, Frances G. Clark Cassidy of Dover; a son, John P. Cassidy of Gaithersburg, Md.; two daughters, Catherine A. Huffman of Dover and Carol F. Frantz of Milford and three grandchildren, Kate N. Huffman, Kelsey M. Huffman and Margaret G. Frantz.
A Mass of Christian burial will be 9 a.m. Thursday at Holy Cross Catholic Church, Dover.
Friends may call 7-9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral Home of Michael J. Ambruso, 1175 S. State St., Dover.
Instead of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made
to the Central Delaware Hospice, 911 S. Du Pont Highway, Dover, DE 19901.
Robert J. Neal, 25
CLAYTON - Robert J. Neal of Clayton died from injuries sustained in an automobile accident Saturday, Jan. 16, 1999, near Cheswold. He was 25.
Mr. Neal was born on Oct. 5, 1973, in Dover, the son of Robert W. and Sandra Burris Neal of Clayton.
He worked as a credit manager for Rent-A-Center in Dover for the last two years.
Mr. Neal was preceded in death by a son, John R. Neal.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by his wife, Aurora Aragon Neal; two sons, Darrien Jay Neal and Brandon Anthoney Neal, both at home; a daughter, Carien Darleen Neal at home; a brother, Greg Neal of Cheswold; and his paternal grandparents, Alan and Margie Neal of Clayton.
Service will be 1 p.m. today at Faries Funeral Chapel, 29 S. Main St. in Smyrna, where friends may call one hour prior to the service.
Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery, Smyrna.
Clara Cox, 94
DOVER - Clara Cox of Dover died Monday, Jan. 18, 1999, in Kent General Hospital. She was 94.
Mrs. Cox was the daughter of the late Ella M. Porter and Elda G. Cox.
She was employed by Richards and Robbins for many years and later became underwood, retiring in 1978 as a meat processor.
Mrs. Cox was a member of the Weslyn Church in Smyrna, where she was a covenant member. She was also a past member of the Harrington Moose in Harrington and a D.A.R. member in Smyrna.
She was preceded in death by her daughter, A. Marie Williams in Dec. 1998.
She is survived by a daughter, Ruth E. Clampitt of Smyrna; a son-in-law, Gibert Clamoitt of Smyrna; grandchildren, Connie and Wayne Stultz of Dover, Cherly and Ronald Depew of Seaford, Shiela Williams of Dover, Sue and Nelson Mesick of Smyrna, Linda Earls of Smyrna, and Gilbert B. and Traci Clampitt of Smyrna; 13 great-grandchildren and 15 great-great-grandchildren.
Service will be 1 p.m. Friday at Weslyn Church, Smyrna.
Friends may call 7-9 p.m. Thursday at Trader Funeral Home, 12 Lotus St., Dover.
Burial will be in Glennwood Cemetery, Smyrna.
Minnie E. Mitchell , 96
FRANKFORD - Minnie E. Mitchell of Frankford died Sunday, Jan. 17, 1999, in her home. She was 96.
Mrs. Mitchell was born in Millsboro, the daughter of the late John E. and Lucinda Reese Phillips.
She was a homemaker.
Mrs. Mitchell was preceded in death by her husband , Norman I. Mitchell in 1985; a son, Abby Mitchell in 1996, and a grandson, Harry Lee Jones Jr. in 1991.
She is survived by four sons, Granville Mitchell of Selbyville, Vinol Mitchell, with whom she lived, and Paul Mitchell and Vernon Mitchell, both of Frankford; four daughters, Irene West, Louise Hudson and Glenda Cline, all of Frankford and Betty Lou Parker of Millsboro; 16 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.
Service will be 1 p.m. Friday at Watson Funeral Home, 211 Washington St., Millsboro. The Rev. James Langrall will officiate.
Friends may call from 7-9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Burial will be in Carey's Cemetery, Millsboro.
Instead of flowers, the family suggests contributions be made to Delaware Hospice, Southern Division, 600 DuPont Highway, Suite 107, Georgetown, DE 19947.
Hilda Marie 'Tootsie' Dorman, 60
DAGSBORO - Hilda Marie ''Tootsie'' Dorman of Piney Neck Road, Dagsboro died Saturday, Jan. 16, 1999, in Beebe Medical Center, Lewes. She was 60.
Mrs. Dorman was born near Millsboro, the daughter of the late Paul A. Lynch and Beatrice Collins Lunch Campbell.
She was the president of the Dorman Equipment Service Inc. in Dagsboro.
Mrs. Dorman was a member of the Calvary Weslyn Church in Gumboro and the Blackwater Fellowship Church in Roxana.
She was preceded in death by by a son, Paul Wayne Dorman, and a brother, William ''Billy'' Lynch.
She is survived by her husband of 45 years, Robert E. Dorman Sr. of Dagsboro; four sons, Robert L. Dorman Jr. of Gumboro, Dawn E. Dorman, Darrell D. Dorman and Charles G. Dorman all of Dagsboro; a daughter, Donna Marie Dorman Truitt of Millsboro; two brothers, Paul F. ''Pete'' Lynch and Roland ''Roll'' Lynch, both of Gumboro; two sisters, Pricilla ''Pat'' Shockley and Louetta ''Lou'' White, both of Pittsville, Md.; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Service will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Watson Funeral Home, 211 Washington St., MIllsboro, where friends may call 7-9 p.m. today. The Reverends Charles Carroll and James Langrall will officiate.
Burial will be in Dagsboro Redman's Memorial Cemetery, Dagsboro.
John Carl Clendaniel, 49
NORTH EAST, Md. - John Carl Clendaniel of North East died from a traffic accident Friday, Jan. 15, 1999, on Md. 272, in North East. He was 49.
Mr. Clendaniel was born on Jan. 4, 1950, in Dover, Del.
He was a resident of Cecil County for 10 years, working as a maintainer for Amtrak in Lancaster, Pa. for 15 years.
Mr. Clendaniel was the local chairman for the Brotherhood of Railroad Signal Men 106, Lancaster, president of First State Figure Skating Club, Newark, Delaware.
He is survived by his wife, Lanette M. Clendaniel of North East; two sons, John Jason Clendaniel of Texas and Luke Christian Clendaniel of North East; three daughters, Abigail Marie Clendaniel of Frankford, and Eran Rachel Clendaniel and Sarah Beth Clendaniel, both of North East; parents, John and Rebecca Clendaniel and Gerald and Dorthy Foster, all of Dover; and a sister Nancy Reese of Sudlersville.
Service will be 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 24, 1999, at Sandy Cove Ministries, Chesapeake Auditorium, North East.
Instead of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to First State Figure Skating Club or Sandy Cove Ministries, both c/o Gee Funeral Home, 259 E. Main St., Elkton, MD 21921.
Richard Hewitt Barlow Sr., 88
BOWERS BEACH - Richard Hewitt Barlow died Tuesday, Jan. 19, 1999, in Milford Memorial Hospital. He was 88.
Mr. Barlow was a plumber and pipefitter.
He was a member of the Kensington-Kadosh Commandary 54, Knights Templar-Jenkintown, Pa., and a member of the Sexton United Methodist Church in Bowers Beach, Delaware.
Mr. Barlow was preceded in death by his wife, Eleanor Forrest Barlow, in 1993.
He is survived by three sons, Richard Barlow Jr. of Philadelphia, James S. Barlow of Georgetown and Henry F. Barlow of Philadelphia; a sister, Anne E. Pfendner of Philadelphia, and eight grandchildren.
Service will be 1 p.m. Thursday in the Chapel of Berry-Short Funeral Home, 119 N.W. Front St., Milford, where friends may call one hour prior to the service.
Burial will be in Barratts Chapel Cemetery, Frederica.
Instead of flowers, the family suggests contributions be made to the North Bowers Fire Co. Frederica, DE 19946.
Warren Heywood, 89
DOVER - Warren Heywood of Dover, formerly of Bridgeton, N.J., died Tuesday, Jan. 19, 1999, in his home. He was 89.
Mr. Heywood was born on Feb. 12, 1909, in Woodstown, N.J., the son of the late Joseph. and Lillian Heywood.
He graduated from Chester High and the Philadelphia Textile College with a textile chemist degree.
Mr. Heywood began his career as a textile chemist in the Aberfoyle Manufacturing Company, a dye company in Chester, Pa., later working at the Bridgeton Dye and Manufactoring Company, where he retired at the age of 72.
He was an avid walker.
Mr. Heywood was a former member of the First Presbyterian Church of Bridgeton from 1950 to 1995 and had held offices of treasurer and trustee at the church for 20 years. He was a member of the Dover Presbyterian Church in Dover, moving here with his wife in 1995.
He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Elizabeth Heywood of Dover; two daughters, Carol Schiller of Dover and Elizabeth Lucchine of Aldan, Pa.; a son-in-law, Richard Schiller of Dover; four grandchildren, Richard Schiller Jr. of New Castle, Mary Beth Schwenke of Christiansburg, Va., Jennifer Schiller of Wilmington and R. Matthew Lucchine of Aldan; and five great-grandchildren.
A private memorial service will be held at the convenience of the family.
Instead of flowers. the family suggest contributions be made to Delaware Hospice, Central Division, 911 S. DuPont Highway, Dover, DE 19901.
Arrangements by Torbert Funeral Chapel, Dover.
Barbara S. Moore, 92
CHESTEROWN, Md. - Barbara S. Moore of Chestertown died Monday, Jan. 18, 1999, in Magnolia Nursing Home, Chestertown. She was 92.
Mrs. Moore was born on Pemkole Indian reservation in Pequot, Conn., the daughter of the late George R. Spellman and Phoebe Jackson-Spellman.
She worked for Parkview Nursing Home in Newark, N.J. as a LPN, she had lived in Chestertown for more than 30 years.
Mrs. Moore was a past member of the Epicopal Church in Newark, N.J, and a member of Asbury United Methodist Church in Georgetown, Md. She was a past Worthy Matron of the Eastern Star.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Luther James Moore; a sister, Lucille Bower and a brother, Paul Spellman.
Graveside service will be 11 a.m. Thursday in Asbury Cemetery, Georgetown, Maryland.
Arrangements by Walley Funeral Home, Chestertown.
Janet O. Sparklin Moore, 71
FEDERALSBURG, Md. - Janet O. Sparklin Moore, of Federalsburg for the past five years, formerly of Milford, Del., died of cancer Monday, Jan. 18, 1999, in Bayhealth Medical Center at Kent General in Dover. She was 71.
Mrs. Moore was a homemaker.
She enjoyed cooking, traveling, animals and taking care of her family.
Mrs. Moore was a member of Calvary Methodist Church, Milford.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, Raymond Sparklin Sr. in 1977.
She is survived by her husband of 21 years, John L. ''Jack'' Moore of Federalsburg; two sons, Raymond H. Sparklin of Federalsburg and Robert Sparklin of Milford; a daughter, Bonnie K. Pike of Milford; a sister, Edith Jones of Milford; four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Service will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Lofland Funeral Home, 102 Lakeview Ave., Milford, where friends may call one hour prior to the service.
Burial will be in Odd Fellows Cemetery, Milford.
Instead of flowers, the family suggests contributions be made to the American Cancer Society.
Ralph Plummer, 78
CHESTERTOWN, Md. - Ralph Plummer of Chestertown died Tuesday, Jan. 19, 1999, in Kent & Queen Anne's Hospital. He was 78.
Mr. Plummer was born in Townsend, Del., the son of the late George W. and Ada Austin Plummer.
He farmed locally from 1941 to 1961. He worked for the Kent County Government as its Liquor inspector, then for the State of Maryland Department of Assessments and Taxation until his retirement in 1985.
Mr. Plummer enjoyed fox hunting in his younger days and always had a love for horses.
He was a charter member and past trustee of the Chestertown Elks Lodge. He was also active in local area politics. He was a member of Salem Methodist Church in Fairlee.
He is survived by his wife, Doris Smith Plummer; three sons, Ralph Plummer Jr. of Aberdeen, Landis Plummer of Bowie and Ronald Plummer of Chesapeake City; two brothers, George W. Plummer Jr. of Rehoboth Beach, Del., and Carl Plummer of Fairlee; a sister, Doris P. Ivins of Lakeland, Fla.; a granddaughter; five grandsons; one great-granddaughter and a great-grandson.
Service will be 1 p.m. Friday at Fellows, Helfenbein & Newnam Funeral Home, where friends may call 7-9 p.m. Thursday.
Burial will be in Chestertown Cemetery.
Instead of flowers, the family suggests contributions be made to the Kidney Foundation, Kent & Queen Anne's Rescue Squad or Salem United Mehtodist Church.
Alberta Mae 'Bert' West, 58
SEAFORD - Alberta Mae ''Bert'' West died Monday, Jan. 18, 1999, in Nanticoke Hospital. She was 58
Mrs. West was born on August 4, 1940, in Bridgeville, the daughter of Majura Cannon Farrington of Baltimore, Md. and the late George F. Farrington.
She was retired from private nursing. Mrs. West was a member of St. John's A.M.E. Zion Church in Laurel.
In addition to her mother, she is survived by her six children, Richard I. West Jr. and his wife, Gloria J. West of Seaford, Ty Wade West of Bridgeville, Charlotte A. West, Patricia M. West and Anthony L. West, all of Seaford and Eric E. West of Laurel; 21 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; two sisters, Shirley Bankls and Mary Washington, both of Seaford; a brother, Alfred Stanley of Laurel and several nieces and nephews.
Service will be 1 p.m. Saturday, at St. John's A.M.E. Zion Church at Ross Point near Laurel, where friends may call two hours prior to the service. The Rev. Oris P. Fields will officiate.
Burial will be in St. John's A.M.E. Zion Cemetery, near Laurel.
Arrangements by Frampton-Hawkins-Eskow Funeral Home, Federalsburg.