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Carl Otto Bartz, 76

CHESTERTOWN, Md. - Carl Otto Bartz of Chestertown died Wednesday, May 20, 1998, in Kent and Queen Anne's Hospital. He was 76.

Mr. Bartz was born in Chestertown, the son of the late Julius and Emma Zinn Bartz.

He was a lifetime farmer. He started working on his family's farm in Morgnec at a young age. He retired in 1984.

Mr. Bartz enjoyed gardening.

He was preceded in death by three brothers, Emil, Albert and Ludwig Bartz; and three sisters, Emma Bakker, Bertha Riley and Martha Reynolds.

He is survived by a sister, Mary E. Capel of Chestertown; and several nieces and nephews.

Service will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Fellows, Helfenbein and Newnam Funeral Home, 130 Speer Road, Chestertown, where friends may call one hour prior to the service. The Rev. David Bringman will officiate.

Burial will be in Chester Cemetery, Chestertown.

 

Albertha Dunbar, 79

DOVER - Albertha Dunbar of Dover died Saturday, May 16, 1998, in Kent General Hospital. She was 79.

Mrs. Dunbar was an original member of the United Church of the Lord Jesus Christ of the Apostolic Faith, Thomastown, Md.

She is survived by a son; three daughters; 10 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, other family and friends.

Service will be 1 p.m. Saturday at the Church of the Lord Jesus Christ of the Apostolic Faith, 22362 Hillsboro Road, Denton, Md.

Friends may call from 7-9 p.m. today at Bennie Smith Funeral Home, Dover, and on Saturday from noon-1 p.m. at the church.

Burial will follow the service in Sunset Memorial Garden, Dover.

 

Muriel I. O'Hara, 86

MILLSBORO - Muriel I. O'Hara of Millsboro, and formerly of Dagsboro, died of heart failure Saturday, May 16, 1998, in the Millsboro Nursing Home. She was 86.

Mrs. O'Hara was was born in Dagsboro, the daughter of the late John E. Lockwood and Mary Chandler Lockwood.

She was a homemaker.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas M. O'Hara, in 1967.

She is survived by her son, Ralph T. O'Hara of Milton; a sister, Doris King of Dagsboro; a brother, Herman Lockwood of Florida; four grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

Service and burial were private.

Arrangements by Melson Funeral Services.

 

Ralph 'Dan' Uffelman, 74

OCEAN VIEW - Ralph ''Dan'' Uffelman of Ocean View, and formerly of Hanover, Pa., died of heart failure Wednesday, May 20, 1998, in Beebe Medical Center, Lewes. He was 74.

Mr. Uffelman was a retired carpenter and millwright. He was owner and operator of the Locust Inn, New Oxford, Pa., from 1965-1976.

He served with the 124th Cavalry of the U.S. Army in the China-Burma-India Theater of Operations during World War II.

Mr. Uffelman was a member of Carpenter's Local 191, of York, Pa. He was a lifetime member of Mason-Dixon post 7234 at Quillen's Point, Ocean View; the New Oxford Social and Athletic Club of New Oxford, Pa.; and the Hampton Volunteer Fire Co., Hampton, Pa.

He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Ruth Anna Uffelman; two sons, Michael A. Uffelman of Elma, Wash., and Daniel C. Uffelman of Milton; three daughters, Penelope L. Orndorff and Portia Ammon, both of Ocean View, and Pamela S. Poist of New Oxford; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Service will be private.

Instead of flowers, the family suggests contributions be made to the Tunnell Cancer Center, c/o Beebe Medical Center, Savannah Road, Lewes, DE 19958.

 

Dolly Ann Fenwick, 48

DOVER - Dolly Ann Fenwick of Dover died Tuesday, May 19, 1998, in her home. She was 48.

Mrs. Fenwick was a former employee of the DuPont Co., Glasgow, as a customer-service representative. She worked there from 1978-1992.

She enjoyed cooking and working with ceramics.

She is survived by her husband, Dannie M. Fenwick Sr. of Dover; a son, Dannie M. Fenwick Jr. of Dover; a daughter, Myra Jackson of New Castle; her mother, Virgina Broomall of Smyrna; her father, James H. Heverin Sr. of Townsend; three brothers, James Heverin Jr. and Glenn Heverin, both of Townsend, and Brantley Heverin of Middletown; a sister, Jean Johnson of Clayton; and her grandmother, Florence Timmons of Clayton.

Service will be 2 p.m. Saturday at the Faries Funeral Home, 29 S. Main St., Smyrna, where friends may call one hour prior to the service.

Burial will be in the Old Union Church Cemetery, Townsend.

 

Lucille Johnson

SALISBURY, Md. - Lucille Johnson of Salisbury Center Genesis Eldercare died Sunday, May 17, 1998, in the Peninsula Regional Medical Center.

Mrs. Johnson was born in Forest City, N.C., the daughter of the late Luther and Daisy Drair.

She was employed with Vita Foods and Wheatley Foods, Smyrna. She retired from Green Giant in 1983.

She was preceded in death by her son, Willie Johnson, in 1993.

She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Silas T.C. Johnson of Salisbury; six children, George Johnson of Philadelphia, Annie Mayers of Cleveland, Carrie Bryant of Dover, Dorothy Johnson of New Castle, Ruth Johnson of Delmar, Md., and Emma Nelson of Salisbury; 31 grandchildren; 43 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; and a sister and brother, Lula Mae Drair and Oscar Lee Drair, both of South Carolina.

Service will be noon Saturday at Jolley Memorial Chapel, Jersey Road, where friends may call two hours prior to the service.

Burial will be in Springhill Memory Gardens, Hebron.

 

Harris B. 'Buzzy' Kintz, 69

HOUSTON - Harris B. ''Buzzy'' Kintz of Houston died of heart failure Wednesday, May 19, 1998, in Christina Hospital. He was 69.

Mr. Kintz was born in Caverton, Pa., the son of the late William Berton and Alice Kintz.

He was a self-employed carpenter.

He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.

Mr. Kintz was a devoted son, brother and uncle; he enjoyed being with his nieces and nephews. He will be remembered as a good carpenter and a good friend who would do anything to help someone in need.

He was a member of the Houston Volunteer Fire Co.

He is survived by a sister, Ella Sickler of Wataerga, Texas; two brothers, Wes Kintz of Houston, Texas, and Thomas Kintz of Florida; a sister-in-law, Anna Faye Kintz of Lewes; and several nieces and nephews.

Service will be 7 p.m. Saturday at Melvin Funeral Home, 15522 S. Du Pont Highway, Harrington, where friends may call one hour prior to the service. The Rev. Tim Isley will officiate.

Mr. Kintz was cremated, and the ashes were spread in Redwood Forest, Calif.

 

Eleanor Teesdale, 68

CAMDEN - Eleanor Teesdale of Camden died of heart failure Wednesday, May 20, 1998, in Kent General Hospital, Dover. She was 68.

Mrs. Eleanor was born in 1930, the daughter of Claire Hooper Malcolm and Elmer Oscar Malcolm of Philadelphia.

She had a special love for all children, an unselfish care for the elderly and a unique kindness to anyone in need.

Mrs. Teesdale was a member of Capitol Baptist Church and the Gideons.

She is survived by her husband of 45 years, Donald P. Teesdale Sr.; two daughters, Susan Carol Dukes of Secretary, Md., and Rolanda Dale Spath of Southampton, Mass.; two sons, Daniel Charles Teesdale of Richwood, N.J., and Donald P. Teesdale Jr. of Forest Hill, Md.; 10 grandchildren, Steve and Christy Dukes, Joy, Holly and Aundra Spath, Daniel, Matthew and Luke Teesdale, and Sara and Justin Teesdale; a great-granddaughter, Brittany Dukes; two sisters, Claire Hanson of Tuckerton, N.J., and Lilly Early of Philadelphia; and two brothers, George Malcolm of Philadelphia and Dickie Malcolm of McKee, N.J.

Service will be 11 a.m. today at the Capitol Baptist Church, Kesselring Avenue, Dover, where friends may call one hour prior to the service.

Burial will be in Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Bear.

Instead of flowers, the family suggests contributions be made to the Capitol Baptist Church Youth Ministry.

Arrangements by Fleischauer Funeral Home, Greenwood.

 

Norris Farlow, 59

WYOMING - Norris Farlow of Wyoming died Saturday, May 16, 1998, in Kent General Hospital, Dover. He was 59.

Mr. Farlow was born in 1938 in Dover, the son of the late Calvin and Elizabeth Farlow.

He attended White Oak School and Fork Branch School, Dover.

Mr. Farlow was employed as a diesel mechanic for several different companies in the Dover area, until he became disabled in 1993.

He served in the U.S. Army for four years.

Mr. Farlow loved mechanical work and anything his hands could find to do; he also enjoyed spending time with his children and grandchildren.

He was an active member of Crossroads Christian Church.

He is survived by his wife of 32 years, Christine E. Cooper Farlow; two sons, Norris Jerome Farlow of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and Keith Cooper of Wyoming; three daughters, Carla Black and Bridgett Vanderpool, both of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and Denise Miller of Lewes; two stepdaughters, Carla Mosley of Magnolia and Anna Wicks of Dover; his stepmother, Lillian Farlow of Dover; two sisters, Eva Harris and Alice Crump of Dover; 16 grandchildren; five sons-in-law; eight brothers-in-law; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and his church family.

Service will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Calvary Baptist Church, Queen and Fulton streets, Dover.

Burial will be in Sharon Hill Cemetery, Dover.

Arrangements by Bennie Smith Funeral Home, Dover.

 

Alline E. Cordrey, 79

GEORGETOWN - Alline E. Cordrey of Georgetown died Thursday, May 21, 1998, in Milford Memorial Hospital, Milford. She was 79.

Mrs. Cordrey was a cafeteria worker in the Indian River School District, working at Georgetown High School for 43 years. She retired several years ago.

She was an avid Dallas Cowboy fan and NASCAR fan. She also enjoyed flowers.

Mrs. Cordrey was a member and treasurer at McColley's Chapel, Redden.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Albert J. Cordrey, in 1986.

She is survived by three daughters, Joyce Wingate, Grace Davis and Marlene McGee, all of Georgetown; six grandchildren, Butch Wingate and Sherry Jester, both of Laurel, Lisa Bister, Mark West and Kimberley Griffin, all of Georgetown, and Kelly Macklin of Ellendale; and four great-grandchildren.

Service will be 1 p.m. Saturday at the Chapel of Short Funeral Services, 609 E. Market St., Georgetown, where friends may call one hour prior to the service.

Burial will be in Henlopen Memorial Park.

Contributions can be made to McColley's Chapel, c/o Mark Pruitt-Barnett, P.O. Box 209, Georgetown, DE 19947, or to the American Cancer Society, 600 N. Du Pont Highway, Suite 104, Georgetown, DE 19947.

 

Thomas E. Pollard, 60

TWO JOHNS, Md. - Thomas E. Pollard of Two Johns, near Denton, died of respiratory failure Thursday, May 21, 1998, in his home. He was 60.

Mr. Pollard was born in Denton., the son of Audrey Hicks Pollard of Denton and the late Edward Thomas Pollard.

He was a poultry farmer in Denton; he was also a barber for Dover Air Force base, Dover, Del.

Mr. Pollard was a past member of the Delaware Poultry Association.

He was preceded in death by a son, Douglas Pollard, in 1964.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife, Norma Good Pollard of Two Johns; a son, Jason Pollard of Federalsburg; a daughter, Angela Rude of Greensboro; a brother, William Pollard of Seaford, Del.; two sisters, Gerry Breeding of Denton and Joyce Newcomb of Easton; and three grandchildren, Justa Rude, Kara Rude and Kristin Pollard.

Service will be 2 p.m. Sunday at the Moore Funeral Home P.A., 12 S. Second St., Denton.

Friends may call from 7-9 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Burial will be in Denton Cemetery, Denton.


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