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F. Willis Ryan Jr., 71
SMYRNA - F. Willis Ryan Jr. of Smyrna died Monday, Feb. 1, 1999, in Licking Memorial Hospital, Newark, Ohio. he was 71.
Mr. Ryan was born on Dec. 15, 1927, in Smyrna, the son of the late Frank and Hester Davis Ryan.
He was a well-known dairy and grain farmer in the Smyrna area for most of his life, retiring in 1993.
Mr. Ryan enjoyed horseback riding, fishing and hunting.
He was a member of the Eastern Shore Quarter Horse Association.
Mr. Ryan was preceded in death by a son, Frank W. Ryan III in 1980, and a brother, James Ryan in 1986.
He is survived by his wife, Betty Smith Ryan of Smyrna; two sons, Wayne W. Ryan of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., and Jon E. Ryan of Smyrna; two daughters, Rosanna Ryan Carson of Symrna and Malisa J. Ryan of Ft. Lauderdale; a sister, Patricia R. Clark of Kenton; and five grandchildren.
Service will be 2 p.m. Friday at Faries Funeral Chapel, 29 S. Main St., Smyrna, where friends may call one hour prior to the service.
Burial will be in Odd Fellows Cemetery, Smyrna.
Instead of flowers, the family suggests contributions to Clayton Lions Club, c/o Sam Mace, 15 Glenway, Smyrna, DE 19977 or American Diabetes Association, Community Service Building, 100 W. 10th St., Suite 1002, Wilmington, DE 19801.
Edward James Waters, 79
SNOW HILL, Md., - Edward James Waters of Snow Hill died Thursday, Jan. 28, 1999, in Berlin Nursing Home, where he had been a resident for over five years. He was 79.
Mr. Waters was born on July 19, 1919, in Snow Hill, the son of the late Bo-Henry and Henrietta Waters.
He received his education in the Worcester County Public Schools.
Mr. Waters, ''Ed'' as he was fondly called, relocated to Philadelphia for many years, later returning to Worcester County.
He married Sarah Louis Chester in 1947 and shared a loving relationship until his death.
Mr. Waters was preceded in death by a brother, Frank Truitt.
In addition to his devoted wife of 51 years, he is survived by a son, Edward Waters Jr. of Philadelphia; a daughter-in-law, Louise Waters of Philadelphia; a sister, Evelyn Allen of Snow Hill; a uncle, Howard Waters of Snow Hill and a host of neices, nephews, Cousins and friends.
Sevice will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Mount Wesley U.M. Church, Snow Hill, where friends may call one hour prior to the service.
Burial will be in Mount Wesley U.M. Church Cemetery, Snow Hill.
Arrangements by Bennie Smith Funeral Home, Pocomoke.
Elmer E. Raab III, 69
BEAR - Elmer E. Raab III of Bear died Saturday, Jan. 30, 1999, in his winter residence, Punta Gorda, Fla. He was 69.
Mr. Raab was a lab technician with Sun Oil Co., Marcus Hook, Pa. for 36 years, retiring in 1984.
He loved his hobbies including woodcarving and horseback riding.
Mr. Raab was a charter member of Red Lion Evangelical Free Church, Bear, charter member and past president of Delaware Quarter Horse Association and a member of the Chester Lodge 236 F. & A.M. in Chester.
He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Phyllis Dulin Raab; two daughters, Sandra Raab Harrell of Telford, Pa. and Cynthia Raab Blum of Middletown; his father, Elmer Raab Jr. of Townsend; and a brother, Donald C. Raab of Townsend and four grandchildren.
Services will be 11 a.m. Friday at Red Lion Evangelical Free Church, 1400 Red Lion Road, Bear, where friends may call 6-8 p.m. today.
Burial will be in Old Drawyers Cemetery, Odessa.
Instead of flowers, the family suggests contributions to the American Lung Association or Arthritis Foundation Delaware Chapter, Wilmington.
Arrangements by Daniels & Hutchinson Funeral Home.
Anna Mae McDowell, 86
GREENWOOD - Anna Mae McDowell of Greenwood died Tuesday, Feb. 2, 1999, in her home. She was 86.
Mrs. McDowell was born in Hammerton, Pa., the daughter of Charles and Ruth Burnett.
She was a homemaker.
Mrs. McDowell was interested in flower gardening and baking.
She was a member of Todd's United Methodist Church, where she taught Sunday School and was the church treasurer for many years.
Mrs. McDowell was preceded in death by her husband Robert in 1990.
She is survived by a son, James B. McDowell of Greenwood; three daughters, Jean O'Bier of Greenwood, Ruth Taylor of Plymouth, N.C., and Virginia Dorofee of Greenwood; three brothers, Leroy Burnett of Mendenhall, Pa., Robert Burnett of Kennett Square, Pa., and James Burnett of Lady Lake, Fla.; three sisters, Mary Cockerham of West Chester, Pa., Josephine Hutchinson of Lancaster, Pa., and Alice Chiffons of Newark; seven grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
Service will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Fleischauer Funeral Home, 48 W. Market St., Greenwood, where friends may call one hour prior to the service.
Burial will be in Bridgeville Cemetery, Bridgeville.
Instead of flowers, the family suggests contributions to Todd's Chapel. c/o Nancy Smith, RD 2 Box 166, Greenwood, DE 19950.
Lester Burdette Huey, 74
GREENWOOD - Lester Burdette Huey of Greenwood died after a long illness Tuesday, Feb. 2, 1999, in his home. He was 74.
Mr. Huey was born in Denton, Md., the son of Clarence ''Gus'' and Edna Kirkpatrick Huey.
He was a lifelong resident of Greenwood.
He was a veteran of World War II, serving on the USS Besugo Navy submarine as a Torpedoman 2nd class.
Mr. Huey was a farmer and pipefitter.
He was interested in gardening and fishing.
Mr. Huey was a member of the Greenwood VFW Post 7478 and Harrington American Legion Post 7. He was a member of the Greenwood CHEER Center and Pipefitter Local 782, Seaford.
He was preceded in death by a son, Floyd N. Huey.
He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Dorothy ''June'' Huey; six sons, Donald L. Huey of Greenwood, Richard E. Huey of Bridgeville, Kenneth A. Huey of Petersburg, Wayne D. Huey, Ronald W. Huey and Kevin D. Huey, all of Greenwood; a brother, James Huey of Milford; a sister, Marlette Booke of Lewes; 16 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Service will be 2 p.m. Friday at Fleischauer Funeral Home, 48 W. Market St., Greenwood, where friends may call one hour prior to the service.
Friends may also call 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Burial will be in Todd's Chapel Cemetery, Greenwood.
Instead of flowers, the family suggests contributions to United Scleroderma Foundation, P.O. Box 399, Watsonville, CA 95077 or Delaware Hospice, 1911 S. Du Pont Highway, Lotus Plaza, Dover, DE 19901.
Helen A. Rust, 74
GEORGETOWN - Helen A. Rust of rural Georgetown died Monday, Feb. 1, 1999, in Milford Memorial Hospital. She was 74.
Mrs. Rust had been an operator for the Diamond State Telephone Co. in Georgetown for several years.
She was a homemaker who enjoyed traveling and reading.
She is survived by her husband of 49 years, Charles S. Rust; a son, Allen Rust Sr. of Milford; two daughters, Laura Swartz of Dagsboro and Bertha Johnson of Georgetown; a sister; Emma Jean Logan of Seaford; a brother, Landreth Adams Jr. of Georgetown and five grandchildren, Carrie Esham of Frederick, Md., Aaron Swartz of Dagsboro, Allen ''AJ'' Rust Jr. of Milford, Lauren Rust of Milford and Elizabeth Johnson of Georgetown.
Service will be 1 p.m. Friday at Grace U.M. Church, King Street, Georgetown, where friends may call one hour prior to the service.
Burial will be in Union Cemetery, Georgetown.
Arrangements by Short Funeral Home Inc., Georgetown.
Paul Fred Wood Sr., 70
CENTREVILLE, Md. - Paul Fred Wood of Centreville died Monday, Feb. 1, 1999, in his home. He was 70.
Mr. Wood was born Jan. 2, 1929, in Easton, the son of the late Joseph Haston and Florence Jane Breeding Wood.
He graduated from Centreville High School.
Mr. Wood served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean Conflict, receiving an honorable discharge in 1952.
He married Emma Louise Milby of Centreville on Dec. 23, 1955.
Mr. Wood began his career as a farmer in Queen Anne's County, beginning Fred Wood Trucking Co. in 1960. He drove school buses for the Kent Private School and Queen Anne's County Board of Education.
He was a member of Our Mother of Sorrows Catholic Church, Centreville.
Mr. Wood was a member of VFW Post 7464 in Grasonville, and a member of the American Legion Jeff Davis Post 18 in Centreville.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Joseph Haston Wood Jr. and Lawrence Linsly ''Tink'' Wood.
In addition to his wife of 43 years, he is survived by a son. Paul Fred ''Freddie'' Wood Jr. of Centreville; a daughter, Barbara Louise Kimble of Chestertown; a twin brother, Nicholas Irwin Wood of Centreville; three sisters, Anna Frances Ladd of Columbiana, Ohio, Florence Eugenia ''Jean'' Nett of Price, and Patricia Theresa Crist of Florida; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
A Mass of Christian burial will be 11 a.m. Friday at Our Mother of Sorrows Catholic Church, Centreville.
Friends may call 7-9 p.m. today at Fellows, Helfenbein & Newnam Funeral Home, Centreville.
Instead of flowers, the family suggests contributions to Good Will Fire Company, Inc., 212 Broadway, Centreville, MD 21617.
Col. Raymond Joseph 'Zeke' Zydanowicz, 74
MILTON - Col. Raymond Joseph ''Zeke'' Zydanowicz of Milton died Tuesday, Feb. 2, 1999, in Beebe Medical Center, Lewes. He was 74.
Col. Zydanowicz was born on May 9, 1924 in Cannonsburg, Pa., he was the son of the late Peter and Francis Zydanowicz.
He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He served in the Delaware National Guard since 1949, retiring in 1981 with the rank of colonel. He was rated a brigadier general at the time of his retirement. In 1976 he was assigned as the Chief of the Selective Service Section for State Headquarters and Headquarter Attachments. He was awarded the Conspicuous Service Cross for his devoted years of service to the Delaware Army National Guard in 1981. He accepted for the 281st AAA Brigade, the Dwight D. Eisenhower Trophy in 1957.
Mr. Zydanowicz worked for the U.S. Postal Service as branch manager, Postmaster of Rehoboth Beach and Talleyville, and as a customer service representative, retiring in 1981 after 35 years of service. He was very active in the Labor union during his employment.
He was past president, vice president, and secretary of the National Federation of Post Office Clerks; president of the Claymont Kiwannis from 1975-1976; member of the Retired Officers Association-State of Delaware (''The Gang''); and a member of the Lewes Senior Center. He was a former member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Claymont, and St. Jude's Catholic Church, Del. 1, Nassau.
He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Genevieve ''Penny'' Zydanowicz of Milton; a son, Robert Alan Zydanowicz of Maui, Hawaii; a daughter, Barbara Friend of Harbeson; two sisters, Doris Allnock of Frederick, Md., and Lorraine Henderson of Pittsburgh; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
A Mass of Christian burial will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, Feb. 8, at St. Jude's Catholic Church, where friends may call one hour prior to the service. Father Sheekey will officiate.
Burial will be 1:30 p.m. in the Chapel of Delaware Veterans Cemetery, C & D Canal, Bear, where a 21-gun salute will be performed.
Arrangements by Parsell Funeral Homes & Crematorium Atkins-Lodge, Lewes.
Mary I. Adam, 67
MILLSBORO - Mary I. Adam of Millsboro died of natural causes Tuesday, Feb. 2, 1999, in St. Joseph's Medical Center. She was 67.
Mrs. Adam was born in Berks County, Pa., the daughter of the late James and Elizabeth Gehret Kaufman.
She was a homemaker.
Mrs. Adam was preceded in death by her husband, Irvin C. Adam on Oct. 27, 1991.
She is survived by two sons, Kenneth A. Adam of Leesport, Pa. and Robert L. Adam of Kutztown, Pa.; two daughter, Diana Adam Reber and Deborah A. Adam Yob, both of Fleetwood, Pa.; a brother, Howard Kaufman of Blandon, Pa; four sisters, Stella Kaufman Schaeffer of Virginville, Pa., Betty Kaufman Henn of Leesport, Pa., Emma Kaufman Drumheller of Fleetwood, Pa., and Gladys Kaufman Moyer of Temple, Pa.; nine grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Service will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Walter R. Christ Funeral Home Inc., Laureldale, Pa., where friends may call one hour prior to the service.
Burial will be in Beckers-St. Peter's Cemetery, Molltown, Pa.
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Phyllis Loretta White, 56
HARRINGTON - Phyllis Loretta White of Harrington died after a long illness Tuesday, Feb. 2, 1999, in Accord Health Services, Wilmington. She was 56.
Miss White was born June 14, 1942, in Harrington, the daughter of the late Homer and Elizabeth White.
She was educated in Delaware and attended Pierre S. duPont and William Henry high schools.
Miss White was employed by Scott Paper Co. for four years.
She loved attending church and praising the Lord, drawing, playing bingo and just being around her family, especially her loving daughter, Sheila White.
Miss White was a fun-loving, kind and caring person who would do almost anything for people. Many people in the community were touched by her joy, lighthearted humor and sincerity. She brought happiness and joy into the lives of those she touched.
She was a faithful, lifetime member of St. Paul African Methodist Episcopal Church in Harrington. Her favorite scriptures were Psalm 23 and John 3:16.
She is survived by her daughter, Sheila White of Newark; four brothers, Phillip White of Baltimore, Frank White of Houston, James White of Harrington and Nathan Bryant of Ellendale; three sisters, Teresa Bowers of Dover and Frances Daniels and Beatrice Harris, both of Harrington; two stepbrothers, Wayne Bryant of California and Don Bryant of Chicago; three sisters-in-law, Terri White, Dellian White and Leola Bryant; two brothers-in-law, Phillip Harris and Florzell Daniels; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.
Service will be noon Saturday at St. Paul AME Church, 103 W. Mispillion St., Harrington, where friends may call two hours prior to the service.
Burial will be in Odd Fellows Cemetery, Milford.
Arrangements by Bennie Smith Funeral Home, Dover.
Anna Vester Bailey, 80
CORDOVA, Md. - Anna Vester Bailey of Cordova died Tuesday, Feb. 2, 1999, in Memorial Hospital at Easton, Md. She was 80.
Mrs. Bailey was born Sept. 14, 1918, in Easton, the daughter of the late John Miller and Florence Warner.
She was baptized at an early age at the New Zion United Methodist Church. Later, she attended St. Matthew's U.M. Church, but her health did not allow her to be a faithful member.
Mrs. Bailey married Robert Bailey on Sept. 3, 1979.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by two sons and two daughters-in-law, John and Anne Downs Sr., both of Philadelphia, and Ricky and Charlotte Chenault, both of Easton; a brother, Thomas Archie Miller of Cordova; three grandchildren, John Downs Jr. of Philadelphia and Cordell Bailey and Ashley Chenault, both of Easton; a great-grandson, Brandon Westley of Philadelphia; four brothers-in-law, Thomas Savoy, Herman Savoy, Marshall Bailey and Leroy Bailey, all of Easton; six sisters-in-law, Pauline Bailey, Joan Bailey, Bernice Savoy, Vanessa Bailey, Louise Miller and Addie Bailey; and a host of nephews, nieces, cousins and wonderful friends.
Service will be 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Matthew's U.M. Church, Longwoods, Md., where friends may call two hours prior to the service.
Burial will be in Chapel Cemetery.
Arrangements by Bennie Smith Funeral Home, Easton.
Betty Jean Johnson Baker, 65
SEAFORD - Betty Jean Johnson Baker of Seaford died of cancer Wednesday, Feb. 3, 1999, in Seaford Center of Genesis ElderCare, Seaford. She was 65.
Mrs. Baker was born Oct. 16, 1933, in Easton, Md., the daughter of the late Alfred and Corine Baker Johnson.
She was a homemaker.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Jennings Jay Baker Sr., in 1987.
She is survived by four sons, Jennings J. Baker Jr. of Elizabethtown, Ky., and Bruce W. Baker, Alfred G. Baker and Richard L. Baker, all of Seaford; a daughter, Bonny Hastings of Seaford; a brother, Reid Johnson of Hurlock, Md.; three sisters, Leona Hopkins of Harrington, Maude Evans of Seaford and Charlotte Burton of Bridgeville; 10 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Memorial service will be 2 p.m. Saturday at the Watson-Yates Funeral Home, Front and King streets, Seaford.
Burial will be private.
The family suggests contributions to the American Cancer Society, Region II Office, P.O. Box 163, Salisbury, MD 21803-0163.
James 'Eddie-B' Blake, 65
BRIDGEVILLE - James ''Eddie-B'' Blake of Bridgeville died of heart failure Thursday, Jan. 28, 1999, in Nanticoke Memorial Hospital, Seaford. He was 65.
Mr. Blake was born Aug. 20, 1933, in Tasley, Va.
He is survived by a brother, Frank Blake of Wilmington; a sister-in-law, Sarah Coleman of Pocomoke City, Md.; a sister-in-law, Agnes Blake of Wilmington; and nephews, nieces and friends.
Friends may call at noon Saturday at Pentecostal House of Prayer, Concord.
Burial will be in Macedonia Cemetery, Seaford.
Arrangements by Young's Funeral Homes, Seaford.
Robert V. Dether, 65
BRIDGEVILLE - Robert V. Dether of Cannon's Crossing near Bridgeviile died of cancer Wednesday, Feb. 3, 1999, in Life Care at Lofland Park, Seaford. He was 65.
Mr. Dether was a cabinetmaker with Bowmar Mill Works, Mardela Springs, Md., until his illness a year ago.
He is survived by his wife, Dorothy A. Dether of Bridgeville; a son, Robert Dether of Newark; four stepdaughters, Debbie McCraken of Boothwyn, Pa., Darlene Figard of Tawanda, Pa., and Diane Carlen and Denise Durfor, both of Claymont; and four grandchildren.
Service will be 1 p.m. Saturday at the Hardesty Funeral Home, 202 Laws St., Bridgeville, where friends may call one hour prior to the service.
Burial will be private.
The family suggests contributions to Delaware Hospice, 600 N. Du Pont Highway, Georgetown, DE 19947.
Aleine Koontz, 84
LAUREL - Aleine Koontz of Laurel died of a heart attack Wednesday, Feb. 3, 1999, in Beebe Medical Center, Lewes. She was 84.
Mrs. Koontz was born June 22, 1914, the daughter of the late Benjamin and Mollie Timmons Mears.
She was a teacher and administrative assistant at the Stockley Center, near Georgetown, retiring in 1976 after 23 years of service.
Mrs. Koontz was a member of the Sussex Memorial V.F.W. Post 7422 Auxiliary, Millsboro.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert L. Koontz, in 1961.
She is survived by a son, Bill Koontz of Georgetown; two sisters, Reba Warren of Millsboro and Louise Mattison of Frankford; and a grandson, Bob Koontz of Alexandria, Va.
Graveside service will be 2 p.m. Sunday in Dagsboro Redmen's Memorial Cemetery, near Dagsboro.
Arrangements by Watson Funeral Home, Millsboro.
Carolyn M. (Ingraham) Bowman-McDonald, 85
FELTON - Carolyn M. (Ingraham) Bowman-McDonald of Felton died after an extended illness Wednesday, Feb. 3, 1999, in Bayhealth-Milford Memorial Hospital. She was 85.
Mrs. McDonald was born and resided in Vineland, N.J. She also lived in Cedarville, N.J., and Marmora, N.J., before moving to Felton with her daughter.
She was formerly employed by the U.S. Postal Service in Cedarville as a clerk for 10 years, retiring in 1970.
She enjoyed crafts and reading.
Mrs. McDonald was a former member of the Cumberland County (N.J.) 4-H and the Rainbow Squares Square Dancers in Milmay, N.J.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, Grant P. Bowman, in 1976; and by her second husband, Alvin McDonald, in 1985.
She is survived by a son, Donald Bowman of Millville; and two daughters, Barbara Myers-Liss of Felton and Joyce August of Cheswold.
Services will be 11 a.m. today at the Christy Funeral Home, 11 W. Broad St., Millville, where friends may call one hour prior to the service.
Burial will be in Greenwood Memorial Park, Millville.
Mildred Cecil Murphy, 92
CHESTERTOWN, Md. - Mildred Cecil Murphy of Chestertown, formerly of Price, Md., died Wednesday, Feb. 3, 1999, in Tammy's House, Chestertown. She was 92.
Mrs. Murphy was born Sept. 20, 1906, in Hayden, Md., the daughter of the late Harry M. and Dollie Virginia Cecil.
She attended Queen Anne's County schools.
In 1916, Mrs. Murphy moved to Price, where she lived most of her life.
She married J. Randolph Murphy, the owner of Rural Supply Co. of Church Hill, Md., an electrical and plumbing business, in June 1925. They made their home in Price.
Mrs. Murphy enjoyed writing poems, many of which appeared in both Queen Anne's County and Kent County papers.
She was a longtime member of the Price Bethany United Methodist Church, having joined the church when she moved to Price in 1916.
She was preceded in death by her husband in 1976; and by two brothers, H. Milton Cecil in 1970 and Nelson B. Cecil in 1986.
She is survived by a brother, Louis Marvin Cecil of Edgewater, Md.; three nephews, Louis Marvin Cecil Jr. of Baltimore, Richard T. Cecil of Bloomington, Ind., and Donald Cecil of Richmond, Va.; and a niece, Ann Cecil.
Service will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Fellows, Helfenbein & Newnam Funeral Home, 408 S. Liberty St., Centreville, Md., where friends may call from 3-5 p.m. today.
Burial will be in Chesterfield Cemetery, Centreville.
The family suggests memorial contributions to Price Bethany United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 6, Church Hill, MD 21623-0006.
Jonna R. Presswood, 39
CHATSWORTH, Ga. - Jonna R. Presswood of Chatsworth, formerly of Delaware, died Tuesday, Feb. 2, 1999. She was 39.
Mrs. Presswood was born Nov. 8, 1959, the daughter of Ruth Phillippi of Harrington.
She was preceded in death by her father, James Phillippi; and a brother, Sidney Phillippi.
In addition to her mother, she is survived by two sons, William Presswood and Nathan Presswood, both of Chatsworth; two brothers, James Phillippi of Magnolia, and Pat Phillippi of Harrington; two sisters, Joyce Stout of Milton, and Ella Sharpe of Felton; a special friend, Joy Hadden of Chatsworth; and nephews and nieces, Kelly Sharpe and Jennifer Sharpe of Felton, Jordan Phillippi of Magnolia and Heather Phillippi and Zachary Phillippi, both of Harrington.
Service will be 2 p.m. Saturday in the Chapel of Peeples Funeral Home, Chatsworth, where friends may call at 6 p.m. today. The Rev. Art Graves will officiate.
Burial will be in Chatsworth Heights Cemetery.
Mary Elizabeth Satchell, 80
MILFORD - Mary Elizabeth Satchell of Milford died of heart failure Tuesday, Feb. 2, 1999, in Milford Memorial Hospital. She was 80.
Mrs. Satchell was born Oct. 13, 1918, in Coolspring.
She was a domestic worker.
She is survived by her husband, Ruben Satchell Sr. of Milton; four sons, George Waples of Rehoboth Beach, Ruben Satchell Jr. of Milton, Leroy Satchell of Milton and Francis Satchell of Milford; four daughters, Muriel Torres of Greenwood, Juanita Wilbank of Milton, Joyce Fisher of Milton and Anna Satchell of Dover; a brother, Jake Tingle of Georgetown; five sisters, Emma Louis of Ellendale, Florence Tingle of Georgetown, and Elsie Johnson, Edith Peterson and Hessie Robinson, all of Philadelphia; 30 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Service will be 1 p.m. Sunday at Young's Funeral Home, 308 N. Front St., Milford, where friends may call from 6-8 p.m. Saturday.
Burial will be in Old Hickory Cemetery, Slaughter Neck.
Donna P. Weingard, 65
SMYRNA - Donna P. Weingard of Smyrna, formerly of Rising Sun, died Thursday, Feb. 4, 1999, in the Delaware Home and Hospital for the Chronically Ill. She was 65.
Ms. Weingard had worked for the former Diamond State Telephone Co., for Caesar Rodney School District Food Services and for the Courtland Manor and Crescent Farms nursing homes.
She was preceded in death by her father, W. Purnell Powell, in 1994; and by a son, Thomas Jeffery Weingard, in 1984.
She is survived by her mother, Reba E. Powell of Rising Sun; two sisters, Judy Killen of Camden and Eppie Haines of Viola; two granddaughters, Amanda Weingard and Megan Weingard, both of Felton; and nephews and nieces.
Service will be 1 p.m. Monday at Trader Funeral Home, 12 Lotus St., Dover.
Burial will be in Odd Fellows Cemetery, Camden.