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Deborah Ann Heverin, 37

DOVER - Deborah Ann Heverin of Dover died Sunday, June 21, 1998, in the Delaware Hospital for the Chronically Ill, Smyrna. She was 37.

Ms. Heverin was born in 1961, the daughter of Robert and the late Diane Heverin.

She was preceded in death by her stepmother, Sylvia May Heverin.

In addition to her father, she is survived by two sons, Robert W. Heverin of Dover, and Major Stubbs of Greensboro, Md.; two daughters, Sue Ellen Harper and Shanna Stubbs, both of Greensboro; four brothers, Donald and Ronald Heverin, both of Dover, Gary Heverin of Townsend and Richard Middleton of Smyrna; and a sister-in-law, Carlea Cahall of Dover.

Service was held Wednesday, June 24, 1998, at the Torbert Funeral Chapel. The Rev. Ellsworth Woodruff will officiated.

Burial was held in Sharon Hills Memorial Park, Dover.

 

Marie E. McAllister, 67

FEDERALSBURG, Md. - Marie E. McAllister of Federalsburg died of heart failure Tuesday, June 23, 1998, in Memorial Hospital at Easton. She was 67.

Ms. McAllister was born in 1930 in Cambridge, the daughter of the late Merle E. and Elizabeth G. Coulbourne Glessner.

She was raised in Federalsburg.

Ms. McAllister was graduated from Federalsburg High School class of 1947.

She had worked for Airpax in Cambridge and was a homemaker most of her life.

She was preceded in death by her husband, George McAllister Sr. in 1989.

She is survived by three sons, Jackie McAllister and George McAllister, both of Eldorado, and Jimmy McAllister of Hurlock; two daughters, Sharon Willoughby of Easton and Libby McAllister of Eldorado; and three grandsons.

Service will be 11 a.m. Saturday in Williamson Funeral Home, 311 S. Main St., Federalsburg, where friends may call one hour prior to service.

The Rev. Denzil Cheek will officiate.

Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery, Federalsburg.

 

Carrie A. Walker, 70

FRANKFORD - Carrie A. Walker of Frankford died Sunday, June 21, 1998, in Nanticoke Memorial Hospital, Seaford. She was 70.

Ms. Walker was born in 1928, in North Carolina, the daughter of the late Henry Phillips and Sarah Hines Phillips.

She received her education from North Carolina public school system.

She worked most of her life as a general laborer.

Ms. Walker took the right hand of fellowship in the '90s at Calvary Pentecostal under the leadership of the late Bishop W.G. Dukes. She attended church faithfully until her health failed her, but she still had a press to be there. When Ms. Walker could not get to church, she had her service in her bedroom.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Grayson Walker; two children, Joe Jones and John Jones, and five brothers.

She is survived by nine children, Zeno Phillips of Vienna, Md., Joseph Jones of Wilmington, George Laws of Ellendale, Irene Atkins of Frankford, with whom she lived, Johnie Conquest of Delmar, Carrie Mumford of Frankford, Brenda Spence and Sarah Fisher, both of Millsboro, and Marilyn Jones of Marion Station, Md.; five sons-in-law; three daughters-in-law; three sisters, Annie Phillips, Catherine Matthews and Shirley Collick; 43 grandchildren; 61 great-grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.

Service will be 10 a.m. Sunday at Calvary Pentecostal Church, Bishopville, where friends may call 6-8 p.m. Saturday. 

Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Arrangements by Bennie Smith Funeral Home, Milford.

 

Winfield 'Scott' Walls Sr., 50

OAK ORCHARD - Winfield ''Scott'' Walls Sr. of Oak Orchard died Tuesday, June 23, 1998. He was 50.

Mr. Walls was born in Oak Orchard, the son of the late Chester W. Walls and Tommyetta Whitledge Walls.

He was a property manager for Sea Colony of Bethany Beach with 20 years of service. 

Mr. Walls was a veteran of the Vietnam War, serving with the U.S. Army. 

He enjoyed boating and was an active community leader and founder of the Oak Orchard-Riverdale Civic Association and the neighborhood watch program.

Mr. Walls was a member of the Indian River Yacht Club, a 30-year member of the Indian River Volunteer Fire Company of Oak Orchard and a member of the Community Church of Oak Orchard; and a charter member of the American Legion Post 28.

He is survived by his wife of 31 years, Linda J. Walls; a son, Winfield Scott Walls Jr. and his wife, Stacie, of Oak Orchard; a daughter, Sherrie Williams and her husband, Matthew, of Millsboro; a brother, Thomas Chester Walls of Newark; three grandchildren, W. Scott Walls III and Ryan Walls, both of Oak Orchard, and Liana Nicole Williams of Millsboro.

Service will be 10 a.m. Friday at the Community Church of Oak Orchard, where friends may call after 9 a.m.

The Rev. Allen Miller will officiate.

Burial with military honors will be 1:30 p.m. Friday at Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery.

Instead of flowers, the family suggest contributions made to The ''Americanism Fund'' of American Legion Post 28 of Oak Orchard-Riverdale, Del. 10, Box 494-A, Millsboro, DE 19966.

Arrangements by Melson Funeral Services, Long Neck Road.

 

Joseph William Higgins, 69

SEAFORD - Joseph William Higgins of Seaford died of cancer Wednesday, June 24, 1998, in his home. He was 69.

Mr. Higgins was born in Seaford, the son of the late Edwin W. and Edith Farlow Higgins.

He received a degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Delaware.

Mr. Higgins was a partner in Lord Bros. & Higgins, a Seaford wholesaler of paper goods and restaurant supplies, for 30 years. He retired in 1994. Prior to that, he worked for All American Engineering Co. of Wilmington from 1955 to 1964.

He served as a second lieutenant in the Army in the Korean War. 

Mr. Higgins was a member of Seaford Golf & Country Club and St. John's United Methodist Church in Seaford. 

He is survived by his wife, Mary Lou Roser Higgins; a son, Michael R. Higgins of Seaford; three daughters, Mary Jo Higgins of Newark, Katherine A. Hackman of Warwick, R.I,. and Marsha E. Scott of Millville; a brother, John F. Higgins of Seaford, and nine grandchildren.

Graveside service will be 1 p.m. Friday in Odd Fellows Cemetery, Seaford.

The Rev. Kari K. Jones will officiate.

Contributions may be made to St. John's U.M. Church, Pine and Poplar Sts., Seaford, DE 19973 or Delaware Hospice Southern Division, Suite 107, 600 Dupont Hwy., Georgetown, DE 19947.

 

Marilyn Avis Norwood Jones, 75

LEWES - Marilyn Avis Norwood Jones of Lewes died Tuesday, June 23, 1998, in the Harbor Health Care Center in Lewes, where she had been a resident since 1989. She was 75.

Mrs. Jones was born in 1923, in Belltown, the daughter of the late Dora Martin and Ralph E. Norwood.

She was a member of Christ's Church in Harberson, where she served as church organist for more than 30 years. She also sang with the Jones Gospel Singers.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Samuel E. Jones, in 1983.

She is survived by a daughter, Barbara L. Jones Barrentine and her husband, Glenn Barrentine, both of Magnolia; a sister, Lucille Irene Williams of Belltown; four grandchildren, Mark Barrentine and his wife, Bobbi DeVary Barrentine, of Magnolia, and Brandy, Rebecca and Christopher, all of Magnolia; a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.

Service will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Christ's Church in Harberson, where friends may call two hours prior to service.

Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Arrangements by Miller Funeral Services, Millsboro.

 

Hazel L. Tingle, 79

GEORGETOWN - Hazel L. Tingle of Georgetown died Tuesday, June 23, 1998, in the Chancellor Care Center of Delmar. She was 79.

Mrs. Tingle was a L.P.N. at Stokley Center, Georgetown for many years.

She was a member of Grace United Methodist Church, the Mary Rebekah Lodge 15 in Georgetown and the Broadcreek Grange in Laurel.

She was preceded in death by her husband, J. Russell Tingle, on March 9, 1998.

She is survived by two daughters, Bettye Prettyman of Laurel and Suzanne Cash of Newark; a sister, Lyle Short of Millsboro; four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

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

Burial will be in Union Cemetery, Georgetown.

 

Essie Butler, 84

SMYRNA - Essie Butler of Smyrna died on Monday, June 22, 1998, in Kent General Hospital. She was 84.

Ms. Butler was born in 1913, in Centreville, Md.

She enjoyed playing bingo, sewing, watching television, going out to eat and cooking.

She touched all the lives of the people who knew her. She will be sadly missed.

Ms. Butler was a member of the Mamie A. Warren Modern Maturity Center.

She is survived by four children, Mary Stevenson and her husband, Arnold of Port Penn, Hildred Butler Jr. of Georgetown, Lionel Butler Sr. and his wife, Marsha, of Ridgely, Md. and Clarita Butler of Denton, Md.; seven grandchildren, Tracy and her husband, Terrence, Lionel Jr., Damon, Craig, Crystal, LaDonna and Karen; great-grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and many dear friends.

Service will be at noon Saturday at Bennie Smith Funeral Home, 717 W. Division Street in Dover, where friends may call two hours prior to service.

Burial will be private.

Family suggest flowers be sent to the funeral home.

 

Doris M. Short, 96

GEORGETOWN - Doris M. Short of Georgetown died Wednesday, June 24, 1998, in Harrison House. She was 96.

Ms. Short was a homemaker.

She was a member of Asbury U.M. Church, Broadcreek Home Demonstrations Club, numerous farm organizations in Sussex County, Midland Grange and Republican Women's Club. She was also a member of United Methodist Women of Asbury Church and Georgetown New Century Club.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Alden P. Short in 1979, two daughters, Edna S. Marvel and Sara S. Stevenson, and a son, Robert S. Short.

She is survived by two daughters, Iva S. Booth of Georgetown and Ann S. Wilson of Lewes.

Service will be noon Saturday in Parsell Funeral Homes & Crematorium, Dodd-Carey Chapel, 307 N. Bedford St., Georgetown, where friends may call one hour prior to service. The Rev. George Godfrey will officiate.

Burial will be in Union Cemetery, Georgetown.

Instead of flowers, the family suggest contributions made to Delaware Hospice, Southern Division North Dupont Highway, Georgetown, DE 19947.

 

Eliza Risper Anderson, 54

SEAFORD - Eliza Risper Anderson of Seaford died of cancer Monday, June 22, 1998, in Nanticoke Memorial Hospital. She was 54.

Mrs. Anderson was a homemaker.

She was a member of Believer, Faith, Healing and Deliverance Ministry in Seaford. 

She is survived by her husband, William Anderson of Laurel; a son, Robert Risper of Bridgeville; three brothers, McArthur Risper and Andrew Risper, both of Seaford and Hayward Risper of Laurel; a sister, Cora Short of Frankford; three grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.

Service will be noon Saturday at Cathedral of Faith Church, Concord.

Friends may call 7-8 p.m. Friday at church.

Burial will be in Curtis Church Cemetery, Bishopville, Md.

Arrangements by Young's Funeral Homes, Inc., Milford.

 

Herman Wesley Hopkins, 75

BRIDGEVILLE - Herman Wesley Hopkins of Bridgeville died of heart failure Saturday, June 20, 1998, in his home. He was 75.

Mr. Hopkins was retired from the State Highway Department in 1984.

He was a member of Clarence Street Church of God in Seaford, where he was an usher board member.

He is survived by his wife, Estella Hopkins of Bridgeville; three sons, William Hopkins of Bridgeville, and James Hopkins and Charles A. Hopkins, both of Seaford; four daughters, Norma-Lee Hopkins and Linda Fielder, both of Bridgeville, Ruby Drayton of Seaford and Helen M. Hammond of Seaford; a brother, Thomas Hopkins of Boston; 22 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren, six sisters-in-law, two daughters-in-law, a son-in-law and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Service will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Clarence St. Church of God, Seaford, where friends may call 6-8 p.m. Friday. 

Burial will be in Middleford Cemetery.

Arrangements by Young's Funeral Home.

 

Ronald Brown, 66

GEORGETOWN - Ronald Brown of Georgetown died Monday, June 22, 1998, in Beebe Medical Center, Lewes. He was 66.

He is survived by family and friends of the Stockley Center in Georgetown.

Service will be 2 p.m. Monday at the All Faiths Chapel Stockley Center.

Burial will be in Stockley Cemetery, Georgetown.

Arrangements by Young's Funeral Home.

 

David Burton, 51

LINCOLN - David Burton of Lincoln died of a stroke Monday, June 22, 1998, in Beebe Medical Center in Lewes. He was 51.

Mr. Burton worked for Perdue Farms in Georgetown.

He was affiliated with Siloam AME Church in Lincoln.

He is survived by a son, Joseph Greory of Landcastle, Pa.; six brothers, Melvin Lee Burton of Slaughter Neck, John E. Burton of Landcastle, Pa., Alvin Burton of Pennsylvania; Sidney E. Burton of Milford, Russell Burton of Georgetown, and James L. Burton of Milford; cousins, nieces, nephews and aunts.

Service will be 1 p.m. Sunday at Youngs Funeral Homes, Milford, where friends may call two hours prior to service.

Burial will be in Siloam Cemetery, Slaughter Neck.
 
 

Kristi Michele Duncan, 16

NEWARK - Kristi Michele Duncan of Newark died from injuries sustained in an auto accident Saturday, June 20, 1998, in Florence, S.C. She was 16.

Miss Duncan was employed by MBNA America, Apex Lawn and Garden Center and the Hockessin Community News.

She was an honor roll student with perfect attendance and had just completed her junior year at Newark High School. 

Miss Duncan recently earned first place in the state competition for verbal communications at the State Leadership conference and represented the State of Delaware at the national competition in San Antonio. 

She was a ''People to People'' student ambassador, and she recently traveled to England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales. 

Miss Duncan was a feature twirler in the Newark Yellow Jacket Band. 

She was the 1997 Miss Caribbean Cruise Queen and performed at the 1997 Citrus Bowl half time show. She was featured in ''Who's Who Among American High School Students.''

She performed community services for the American Heart Association and a local AIDS association. She also made pillows for surgical patients for the American Cancer Society.

Miss Duncan was a member of the Business Professionals of America and the Key Club, where she was the recipient of the Silver Award. She was a member of the Spanish National Honor Society and received an academic award for the highest Spanish grade in her junior year. She was also a member of Ebenezer United Methodist Church and its youth group, where she assisted in numerous activities. Miss Duncan was a member of the Fish Club and Young Life Club. 

She is survived by her mother, with whom she lived, Janet L. Gilbert; her father and stepmother, Joseph F. and Kathryn A. Duncan of Townsend; her brother, Jason ''Joey'' Duncan, of Townsend; her maternal grandparents, Raymond V. and Emma F. Gilbert of Hockessin and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

Service will be noon Tuesday at Ebenezer U.M. Church, 525 Polly Drummond Road, Newark, where friends may call after 9 a.m.

Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Instead of flowers, the family suggests contributions made to Ebenezer U.M. Church or Newark High School Band, 750 E. Delaware Ave., Newark, DE 19711.

 

Haston Charles Hopkins, 42

PLEASANTVILLE, N.J. - Haston Charles Hopkins of Pleasantville died Thursday, June 18, 1998, in Shore Memorial Hospital, Somers Point. He was 42.

Mr. Hopkins born in 1955, in Chestertown, Md., the son of Sylvia D. Hopkins and the late Haston A. Hopkins.

He attended and graduated from Franklin High School in Philadelphia. He completed three years of college at Temple University and went on to Culinary School in Philadelphia to become a chef. Prior to that, he went to Harrisburg Driving School in order to get his licenses to drive for the Greyhound Bus Co.

Mr. Hopkins was employed by the Greyhound Bus Co., Philadelphia, then moved to New Jersey, where he worked for The Press of Pleasantville and retired from the city of Pleasantville. He also worked for the mayor of Pleasentville.

''Charlie,'' as he was known to others, was a member of Old Grove Church in Philadelphia. In 1997, he joined Aaron Chapel United Methodist Church in Rock Hall, Md.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by three sisters, Gwenolyn Hopkins of Dalton, Ga., Charlene McArthur of Philadelphia and Sandra Harris of New Jersey; a brother-in-law, James McArthur of Philadelphia; nine aunts, Gloria Graves, Dorothy Johnson, Alice Hopkins, Amelia Workman, Beatrice Fraizer, all of Philadelphia, Joyce O. Walley and Hilda Hopkins, both of Chestertown, Md., Shirley Jones and Anna Jones, both of Coleman Corner, Worton, Md.; five uncles, Leemond Hopkins, Charles Johnson, Dr. Charles Fraizer, all of Philadelphia, Marvin L. Jones of Coleman Corner and Arthur Jones of Louisville, Ky.

Service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Aaron Chapel United Methodist Church, Rock Hall.

The Rev. Carol Hopkins will officiate.

Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Local arrangements by Walley Funeral Home, Chestertown.

 

John A. Hopkins Sr., 81

MILTON - John A. Hopkins Sr. of Milton died of cancer Thursday, June 25, 1998, in the Milford Center. He was 81.

Mr. Hopkins was the president of Hopkins Granary Inc., in Milton, for 29 years and retired in 1986.

He was a member of Coolspring Presbyterian Church, where he was trustee and treasurer for the past 25 years. He was also a member of the Endeavor Lodge #17 Masonic Lodge and Tall Cedar of Lebanon; a member of the Farm Bureau; Cape Henlopen Diamond Cutter and the Coolspring Couples Club.

Mr. Hopkins enjoyed being a lafatdary, collecting stones and pebbles, sanding and polishing them and making many items, including jewelry and lamps.

He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Elizabeth Calhoun Hopkins; a daughter and son-in-law, Patricia and Dr. Richard Crabb of Miford; a son and daughter-in-law, John A. Jr. and Laura Joseph Hopkins of Pinewater Farms; three granddaughters; a grandson; two stepgranddaughters and two stepgrandsons; two great-grandsons; three stepgreat-granddaughters; a stepgreat-grandson; a brother and sister-in-law, Robert B. and Connie Macintire Hopkins of Milton.

There will be a memorial service at 7 p.m. Sunday at Short Funeral Services, Federal Street, Milton, where friends may call one hour prior to the service.

Instead of flowers, the family suggests contributions be made to Coolspring Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 36, Harbeson, DE 19951, or to Delaware Hospice, Dover Office, 911 S. Du Pont Highway, Dover, DE 19901.

 

Woodrow Wilson Loller Sr., 85

GALENA, Md. - Woodrow Wilson Loller Sr. of Galena died of respiratory failure Wednesday, June 24, 1998. He was 85.

Mr. Loller was born in Earleville, the son of the late William and Laura Bailey Loller. 

He received his formal education in the Cecil County School System.

Mr. Loller entered the service of his country in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He received an honorable discharge in 1946. He served his community and his country well.

He had a rural route delivery for the U.S. Postal Service in his early years. He worked for the town of Galena for 39 years in the capacity of water treatment facility supervisor. This employment led him to further his education as he enrolled in Chesapeake College and graduated from courses, which certified him for his position with the town. He also worked for the Alger Oil Co., formerly the Kent Oil Co., for 40 years. He was family-oriented and believed in taking care of all the needs of his family.

Mr. Loller was a charter member of the Galena Lions Club as well as being a member of Mount Olivet Methodist Church.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 61 years, Pauline Virginia Price Loller, in January 1998.

He is survived by a son, Woodrow Wilson Loller Jr. of Chestertown; two daughters, Barbara Jane Camp of Galena and Carolyn Mae Wing of Seminole, Fla.; two brothers, William Loller of Cecilton, and Edward Loller of Middletown; two sisters, Anna Ross of Earleville and Stella Price of Orlando, Fla.; seven grandchildren and a great-granchild.

Service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Fellows, Helfenbein & Newnam Funeral Home, 226 E. Main St., Cecilton, where friends may call one hour prior to the service.

Burial will be in Galena Cemetery, Galena.

Instead of flowers, the family suggests contributions be made in his name to Galena Volunteer Fire Department, Ambulance Fund, P.O. Box 189, Galena, MD 21635.

 

Charles S. Whitmire Jr., 73

WILLOW GROVE - Charles S. Whitmire Jr. of Willow Grove died of heart failure Wednesday, June 24, 1998, in his home. He was 73.

Mr. Whitmire was born in Harrisburg, Pa., the son of the late Charles and Flora Whitmire Sr.

He worked for the Salvation Army.

Mr. Whitmire was a member of Modern Maturity Center of Dover and Harrington Senior Center. He was also a member of Full Gospel Lighthouse Church.

He had a beautiful voice and enjoyed singing in church. Wherever he went, he brought the Lord with him. He was a wonderful father and husband.

He is survived by his wife, Loretta; a son, Eugene Whitmire of Phoenix; two daughters, Martha Sharp of Palm Desert, Calif., and Patty of Colorado; two brothers, Kenneth Whitmire of Enola, Pa., and Robert Whitmire of Texas; two sisters, Gladys Alexander of Louisiana and Esther Gehr of Carlisle, Pa.; five grandchildren.

Service will be at 1 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. Charles Evans will officiate.

Burial will be in St. Georges Cemetery, Clarksville.

 

Bernadette M. Riley, 79

WILMINGTON - Bernadette M. Riley of Wilmington, formerly of Philadelphia, died of respiratory failure Wednesday, June 24, 1998. She was 79.

Mrs. Riley graduated from South Philadelphia High School and moved to Delaware in 1939.

She worked for the state of Delaware, the Alcohol Beverage Control Commission for over five years before retiring in the early '70s.

Mrs. Riley was a member of Christ Our King Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Curtis A. Riley in 1976, a son, Dennis, and a daughter, Patricia. 

She is survived by four sons, J. Curtis of Hockessin, Thomas P. of Claymont, John S. and Christopher P., both of Wilmington; three daughters, Bernadette O'Leary of Reston, Va., Rebecca Raubacher of Dover and Phyllis Eisenberg of Sterling, Va.; 17 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

There will be a memorial Mass at 1 p.m. Sunday at Christ Our King Church, 28th and Madison streets, Wilmington.

Burial will be private.

Instead of flowers, the family suggests contributions be made to Christ Our King Church, 2810 N. Monroe St., Wilmington, DE 19802, or First State School, c/o Christiana Hospital, Unit 4C, 4755 Olgetown-Stanton Road, Newark, DE 19718.

 

Helen Rita Kellar (Portale), 65

SMYRNA - Helen Rita Kellar (Portale) of Smyrna died Tuesday, June 23, 1998, in Kent General Hospital. She was 65.

Mrs. Kellar was born in 1932, in Philadelphia, the daughter of the late Frank Portale and Helen Kelly.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, Charles and James Portale.

She is survived by three sons, Bill Kellar, Jim Kellar and Joseph Kellar; a daughter, Nancy Burghart; two sisters, Thomasina DeWeese and Esther Kuczewski and eight grandchildren.

Mass will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Denis Church, Havertown, Pa. (The church is locate next door to Stretch Funeral Home.)

Friends may call two hours prior to the service at Stretch Funeral Home, 236 East Eagle Road, Havertown.

Burial will be in St. Peter and Paul Cemetery, Springfield.

Instead of flowers, the family suggests contributions be made to Delaware Hospice, 911 S. Du pont Highway, Dover, DE 19901.

 

David Burton, 51

LINCOLN - David Burton of Lincoln died of a stroke Monday, June 22, 1998, in Beebe Medical Center in Lewes. He was 51.

Mr. Burton worked for Perdue Farms in Georgetown.

He was affiliated with Siloam AME Church in Lincoln.

He is survived by a son, Joseph Greory of Landcastle, Pa.; six brothers, Melvin Lee Burton of Slaughter Neck, John E. Burton of Landcastle, Alvin Burton of Pennsylvania; Sidney E. Burton of Milford, Russell Burton of Georgetown, amd James L. Burton of Milford; cousins, nieces, nephews and aunts.

Service will be 1 p.m. Sunday at Youngs Funeral Homes, Milford, where friends may call two hours prior to service. Friends may also call from 6-8 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Burial will be in Siloam Cemetery, Slaughter Neck.

 

Allen R. Schaeffer, 73

ATHENS, Ga. - Allen R. Schaeffer of Athens died Wednesdy, June 24, 1998, in the University Nursing Rehabilitation Center, Athens. He was 73.

Mr. Schaeffer was born in 1925, in Philadelphia, the son of the late Irvin D. Schaeffer and Ella Mae McAdams.

He was a graduate of Dobbins Vocational School, Philadelphia.

Mr. Schaeffer was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, serving from 1941-1945.

He was employed at Western Electric as a maintenance lineworker.

Mr. Schaeffer was a lifetime member of the V.F.W. and a member of the Stamp Club.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Mildred Schwartz.

He is survived by three daughters, Jean Chupas of King of Prussia, Pa., Elaine Carter of Watkinsville, Ga., and JoAnne Miller of Norristown, Pa.; five sisters, Marion Beouchia of Philadelphia, Thelma Dennis and Anna Mae Perciful, both of Lewes, Laura Reeder of Felton and Amelia Roskey of Detroit; a brother, William H. Schaeffer of Millsboro; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Service will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at Parsell Funeral Homes & Crematorium Atkins-Lodge Chapel, 1449 Kings Highway, Lewes, where friends may call one hour prior to the service.

The Rev. Harry Hughes will officiate.


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