Miscellaneous New Castle County, Delaware Obituaries

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Polly R. Warner Dowling, Dr. Roselle's mother-in-law
Houston resident Polly R. Warner Dowling died after a brief illness on Aug. 3, 2000, in Newark. She had been visiting her daughter, Louise Roselle, who is the wife of University of Delaware President David P. Roselle.
Mrs. Dowling, 81, was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. She lived on the North Shore of Long Island before moving to Houston 30 years ago. She graduated in 1940 from Duke University, where she was a member of Zeta Tau Alpha Sorority. After graduation, she entered secretarial school to become a legal secretary.
During World War II, while caring for her two infant daughters, Cynthia and Louise, she also assumed acting guardianship of her orphaned teenage brother-in-law. 
She had long been active in the Episcopal Church, serving as a member of the St. Martins Altar Guild in Houston for many years. In Houston, she was a strong supporter of the Blue Bird Circle and was active in the daughters of the American Revolution's Lady Washington Chapter, the Tanglewood Garden Club and the Daughters of the Cincinnati.
She is survived by her husband of almost 60 years, Arthur L. Dowling of Houston; daughters, Cynthia Tanner of Duluth, Ga., and Mrs. Roselle of Newark; grandchildren and great grandchildren.
A memorial service was held in Houston.

Wesley M. Given, U.S. Army veteran
Newark resident Wesley M. Given died on June 20, 2000, at Christiana Hospital.
Mr. Given, 78, was born in Theodore, Md. He was a lifetime member of Union United Methodist Church in Childs, Md. He served in the U.S. Army during WWII. Early in his working life, he was a farmer. He was a carpenter for Pennsylvania Railroad until he retired in 1980 after 41 years. He was a Gas and Steam Engine Association participant.
He is survived by his wife of four years, Margaret Given; children, Sandra Stewart of Arlington, Tenn. and Nancy Ward of Conowingo, Md.; grandchildren; brothers and sisters, Thomas Given of Elkton, Md., Mary Castelow of Middletown, Md., Annamae Heath of Melbourne, Fla, Water Given Jr. of Elkton, Md., James Given of West Jefferson, N.C., John Given of Darlington, Md.; stepchildren, David Deganich of Chadds Ford, Pa., Doreen Brown of Philadelphia, Pa., Linda Price of Wilmington, Phyllis Given of Newark and step grandchildren.
A service was held at Chandler Funeral Home.

Margaret C. McKenna, Met. Life Insurance employee
Former Newark area resident Margaret C. McKenna died on June 21, 2000, at Kentmere Nursing Home.
Mrs. McKenna, 95, was born in New York City. She worked for Metropolitan Life Insurance for a number of years before her retirement in 1961.
She is survived by cousin and guardian, Kathleen Norris Farmer of Wilmington; niece, Susan Hecht of San Francisco; and the family of the late Professor Thomas J. Norris.
Mass of Christian Burial was held at St. Mary of the Assumption Church.

Faye M. Gillespie, homemaker
Newark resident Faye M. Gillespie died on June 21, 2000, at home.
Mrs. Gillespie, 97, was born in Baywood, Va. She was a homemaker and a member of Newark United Methodist Church.
She is survived by daughter, Fay E. G. Pickett and husband Oscar of Pensacola, Fla; sister, Helen Pace and husband, Minor of Mt. Vernon, Ill; two nieces and one nephew.
A service was held at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home.

Walter F. Abrams Sr., DuPont inventor
Newark resident Walter F. Abrams Sr. died on June 21, 2000, at home.
Mr. Abrams, 88, was born in Renova, Pa. and moved to Delaware when he was 19. He worked at Amalgamated Leather Co. In 1941, he moved to Philadelphia to work for Sylvania Electric Company's top-secret aircraft bombsights. In 1947 he moved to Delaware to work for DuPont Co. until he retired in 1972. While employed at DuPont, he was credited with inventing a concrete drilling tool device that stopped a drill from cutting through any cable or wiring.
He is survived by daughter, Betty Georgis of Havre de Grace, Md.; son, Walter F. Abrams Jr. of West Palm Beach, Fla.; sister, Louise of California; brother, Charles of New Castle; grandchildren and great grandson.
Mass of Christian Burial was held at Little Sister, Jeanne Jugan Residence.

Thomas R. Neel IV, Acme Market meat cutter
Newark resident Thomas R. Neel IV died on June 22, 2000, at home.
Mr. Neel, 25, was born in Wilmington. He was employed at the Acme Market, Lantana Square, Hockessin as a meat cutter for the past two years. He was a member of the UFCW Local #56 Health and Welfare. He was associated with "A Friend of Bill W's". 
He is survived by his wife of four years, Lisa Cassidy Neel; father, Thomas R. Neel III of West Grove, Pa.; sisters, Nadine T. Neel of Hockessin, Daphne A. Bradley of West Grove, Pa.; maternal grandparents, Ralph A. "Jiggs" Mullin and Katharine "Kitty" O'Neil Mullin of West Grove, Pa.; paternal grandfather, Thomas R. Neel Jr. of Melbourne, Fla.
A memorial service was held at Cleveland and Gofus Funeral Home.

Antonio Somponio, WWII Army veteran
Newark resident Antonio "Sanborn" Somponio died on June 23, 2000, at home.
Mr. Somponio, 90, had worked in the maintenance department at the University of Delaware until he retired in 1974 after 30 years of service. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.
He is survived by daughter, Kathryn J. Way and husband George W. of Bear; brother, Joseph Sanborn of Hockessin; sisters, Rose Heitzenroder of Newark, Louise Lambert of Venice, Fla., Mary Sanborn of Dover and Susan Sanborn of Lincoln; and two grandchildren.
A service was held at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home.

Nicholas Frederick Lupi, newborn
Christiana resident Nicholas Frederick Lupi died on June 23, 2000, at Christiana Hospital.
He is survived by parents, Frederick Joseph Lupi and Patricia Lynn Hocker Lupi; paternal grandparents, Frederick V. Lupi and Kathleen Romo Lupi of Wilmington; maternal grandparents, Donald Edward Hocker of New Castle and Joan Yung of Florida and paternal great-grandparents, Joseph Romo and Stella Cook.
Mass of Angels was held at Holy Rosary Roman Catholic Church.

Doris M. Lucas, born in New Jersey
Newark resident Doris M. Lucas died on June 24, 2000, at Millcroft Nursing Center, following a lengthy illness.
Mrs. Lucas, 84, was born in Bridgeton, N.J. She worked for her first husband's business for 25 years. She was a former member of Pennsville Women's Club, and Chapter 86 of Order of the Eastern Star, Penns Grove, N.J. 
She is survived by sons, Robert H. Kille of Newark and David R. Kille of Wilmington; sister, Margaret "Peg" Cook of Easton, Md.; grandchildren and great grandchildren.
A service was held at Laughrey Funeral Home.

Paula Blood Campbell, grandmother
Newark resident Paula Witkowski Blood Campbell died on June 24, 2000, at home.
Mrs. Campbell was 57 years old.
She is survived by son, William J. Blood; daughters, Paula Blood and Renee Blood all of Newark; sisters, Mary Frances and Patricia Witkowski both of Bear and Geraldine Witkowski of Harrington; and grandchildren.
A service was held at Gracelawn Memorial Park Chapel.

Daniel Christian Wilson, infant
Bear resident Daniel Christian Wilson died on June 25, 2000.
Mr. Wilson was 2 months old.
He is survived by parents, Michael Wilson and Lynette Delaney; brothers, John-Michael Wilson, Robbie Wilson and Michael Griffin; maternal great grandmother, Wanda Christy Jones of Wilmington; maternal grandparents, Jacqueline Mooney of Newark and George Delaney of Orlando, Fla.; paternal grandparents, Joyce and John Wilson of Bear.
A service was held at the Strano and Feeley Family Funeral Home.

Ronald L. Wooster, Red Lion Pizzeria employee
Newark resident Ronald Lee "Chuckles" Wooster died on June 25, 2000.
Mr. Wooster, 16, was born in Wilmington. For the last few months, he was employed by Red Lion Pizzeria.
He is survived by mother and step-father, Lori (Layfield) and Dennis Dionisi of Newark; father and step-mother, Robert and Kathleen Wooster of Wilmington; brothers and sisters, Robert Wooster and Jammi Wooster both of Newark and Mackenzie Wooster of Wilmington; grandparents, Lee and Lorraine Layfield of New Castle and Al and Charline Wooster of Smyrna; great grandmother, Antoinette Iannucci of Wilmington; aunts; uncles; cousins and friends.
Mass of Christian Burial was held at St. Hedwig's Roman Catholic Church.

Dorothy H. Roberts, worked at bank
Middletown resident Dorothy H. Roberts died on June 25, 2000, at the Graham Nursing Home in Warwick, Md.
Mrs. Roberts, 90, retired from Wilmington Trust Co. in Townsend after 35 years. She was a member of Immanuel United Methodist Church in Townsend.
She is survived by daughters, Jeanne Buckworth of Odessa and Miriam "Mims" Carmichael of Bethany Beach; stepson, Earl A. Roberts Jr. of Smyrna; stepdaughter, Jane C. Manlove of Odessa; grandchildren, great grandchildren, step grandchildren and step great grandchildren.
A service was held at St. Paul's United Methodist Church.

Justin Jennings, Penn State student
Newark resident Justin Jennings (Nantais) died on June 25, 2000, after a three year battle with cancer.
Mr. Jennings, 19, grew up in Landenberg, Pa. He was a student at Pennsylvania State University at State College, Pa. and was working towards his degree in psychology in order to work with children and families. Justin graduated from Avon Grove High School in West Grove, Pa. where he served as senior class treasurer. While attending Avon Grove, Justin participated in baseball, golf, student government and was a recipient of many honors for his academic works as well as letters for sports. In January, Justin was the recipient of two awards from Penn State for his outstanding ability to handle chemotherapy and radiation treatments as well as hold down a full load of classes and achieve a 3.8 grade point average on his studies.
He is survived by parents, Craig and Mary Ellen Nantais (Freccia) with whom he lived; brother, Adam Nantais; sister, Danielle Nantais of Pike Creek; father, William E. Jennings and wife Nancy of Hockessin; stepsisters; aunts; uncles; cousins; grandparents, Adam and Maria Freccia of Wilmington and Margaret Jennings Weis of Dover.
Mass of Christian Burial was held at St. John the Beloved Church.

Johnnie L. Harriman, U.S. Army veteran
Christiana resident Johnnie L. Harriman died on June 25, 2000, at home.
Mr. Harriman, 65, worked at Coopers Furniture store until he retired in 1975 after 25 years of service. He was an Army veteran of the Korean and West German Cold wars. He was a member of VFW Durney Post #27. 
He is survived by son, Johnnie L. Harriman Jr.; daughters, Roxanne Harriman, Diane Harriman and Jaqulin Harriman; brothers, Raymond Harriman of New Castle and Richard Harriman of Newport.
A service was held at the chapel in Gracelawn Cemetery.

Paul R. Brown, former president of Goldey Beacom College
Newark resident Paul R. Brown died on June 26, 2000, at Christiana Care Center.
Mr. Brown, 72, was a past president of Goldey Beacom College. He was responsible for the college receiving accreditation and moving from Wilmington to the present Pike Creek location. He opened a Kent County site for Goldey Beacom in Milford and retired in 1992. He was the owner and operator of a restaurant and nightclub in Smyrna. 
He is survived by son, Richard C. Brown of Media, Pa.; daughter, Ellen B. Bartley of Newark; brother, Albert Brown of Winchester, Va.; sister, Eleanor B. White of Earleville, Md.; and grandchildren.
A service was held at Doherty Funeral Home.

Peggy L. Mills, Hope Community Church member
Newark resident Peggy L. Mills died on June 27, 2000, after a long battle with lung cancer.
Mrs. Mills, 56, assisted in the birth of her grandson on June 7. She was born in Elkton, Md. She worked in the Environmental Service for MBNA in the Christiana Center Office and was a member of Hope Community Church in Newark.
She is survived by husband, Harold S. Mills Jr.; children, Kevin and Ken Mills and Kelly Harris all of Newark; brothers, Ernest and Roland LaPointe of Newark, Everett LaPointe of Smyrna; sisters, Dorothy Hatley, Frances Reed, Ruth LaPointe all of Newark and Beverly Nowell of Elkton, Md.; and grandchildren.
A service was held Gee Funeral Home.

Joseph R. Riley Jr., major in the Air Force Reserves
Newark resident Joseph R. Riley Jr. died on June 27, 2000, at Christiana Hospital.
Mr. Riley, 78, was born in Detroit, Mich. He served in World War II in the Air Force and later retired from the Air Force Reserves with the rank of major. He was employed with the News Journal Co. as a plant engineer for more than 30 years until he retired in 1986. He was a member of the American Legion and a former member of the Cavaliers Country Club.
He is survived by sons, Terence P. and Mary Lou Riley of Bear and Thomas R. and Albina Riley of Hockessin; sisters, Ann Marie Stevens of Stanton, Mary Pat Minter of Peoria, Ariz. and Lillian "Boots" Cassel of Villanova, Pa.; and three grandchildren.
A service was held at Charles P. Arcaro Funeral Home.

Doris Cooper Saxton, great-grandmother
Bear resident Doris Cooper Saxton died on June 27, 2000.
Mrs. Saxton was 82 years old.
She is survived by her husband of 59 years, Orrian Saxton; children, Carol Layton of Forest Hill, Md. and Harry W. Saxton of Ann Arbor, Mich.; grandchildren and great grandchildren.
A Celebration of her Life was held at Beeson Memorial Services of Christiana-Elkton.

Gordon Talbot Schofield, retired headmaster for Sanford School
Hockessin resident Gordon Talbot Schofield died on June 27, 2000.
Mr. Schofield, 75, was born in New Bedford, Mass. He had spent more than 40 years as an educator, 31 years of that time as a headmaster of independent schools. He was a member of Three Little Bakers Country Club.
Schofield received a bachelor of Naval Science degree from Holy Cross College and served as an Ensign in the United States Navy. He received a Bachelor's degree from Williams College and a master's from Boston University. He began his teaching career at Trinity-Pawling School and branched into administration at St. Paul Academy in St. Paul, Minn. He came to Delaware in 1980 as headmaster of Sanford School. Leading up to his retirement in 1991, he served as president of the Delaware Association of Independent schools and was on the board of Centreville School. For 30 years, he was an active member of, and past president of, the Country Day School Headmaster's Association of the United States. He served on the board of the National Association of Independent Schools.
He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Polly Anne of Hockessin; sons, Rev. Ambrose of Mount Shasta, Calif. and Forrest of Fairfax, Calif.; daughter, Kim S. Wheeler of Odenton, Md.; brother, Raymond E. of Green Valley, Ariz.; and two grandchildren.
No services were held according to his wishes.

Wayne Leo Fontaine, MBNA vice-president 
Newark resident Wayne Leo Fontaine died on June 28, 2000, at Christiana Hospital.
Mr. Fontaine, 53, was a first vice-president within the Distributed Operations Department for MBNA America at the Christiana Building in Newark. He was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. He had served in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Vietnam War.
He is survived by his wife of 12 years, Donna L. (Marini) Fontaine; children, Gina Sisca of Mantua, N.J. and Richard Sisca of Atco, N.J.; mother, Victoria (Popowich) Fontaine; brother, Rick Fontaine; sister, Jan Fontaine, all of Winnipeg.
A service was held at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home.

Rinaldo Marra, trimmer for General Motors
Newark resident Rinaldo Marra died on June 28, 2000, at Christiana Hospital.
Mr. Marra, 71, worked at General Motors as a trimmer until he retired in 1991.
He is survived by wife, Edda Pastore Marra; children, Ernesto of Bear, Gabriella Conley and Dominic both of Middletown and Tullio of Newark; brother, Enrico; sisters, Gemma Iezzi and Tullia Labriola both of Newark; and grandchildren.
Mass of Christian Burial was held at Holy Family Roman Catholic Church. 

Edith Mary Shumate Lewis, Avon employee
Newark resident Edith Mary Shumate Lewis died on August 19, 2000, at Connecticut Hospice.
Mrs. Lewis, 68, was born in Greenville, S.C. She moved to Delaware 20 years ago because of a job transfer to Avon Products Inc. She worked there until she retired in 1997 after 25 years.
She is survived by children, Diane Lewis Collins, William L. Lewis Jr., Kevin M. Lewis, and Robin Lewis; grandchildren; sisters; and husband.
A service was held at Union Baptist Church.

Shirley M. Harkins, MBNA employee
Newark resident Shirley M. Harkins died on August 20, 2000, at home.
Mrs. Harkins, 58, worked for MBNA in payment services.
She is survived by children, Michael Blanco, Sharon Turner, Catherine Johns and Charles Harkins Jr.; brothers, William and Edward Longacre; sister, Beverly Rimmer and grandchildren.
A service was held at McCrery Memorial Chapel.

James D. Clark Sr., postal employee
Middletown resident James D. Clark Sr. died on August 21, 2000, at Christiana Hospital.
Mr. Clark, 70, was in the U.S. Air Force until he retired after 27 years of service. He was employed by the U.S. Postal Service.
He is survived by wife, Katie and son, James Jr.
A service was held in the chapel of Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery.

Glenn R. Yinger, GF foreman
Newark resident Glenn R. Yinger died on August 22, 2000, in Newark.
Mr. Yinger, had been a foreman with General Foods in Camp Hill, Pa. and in Newark until he retired in 1984 after 35 years of service. 
He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and a member of Calvary Baptist Church.
He is survived by his daughter, Suzanne K. Wright; two grandchildren; one great grandson; companion, Charlotte Vineyard of Middletown; brother, Wayne L. Yinger of Mechanicsburg, Pa.; sisters, Esther Kitzmiller, Dorothy Peebles and Helen McQuaide, all of Mechanicsburg, Pa. and Shirley Yingst of Kansas City, Mo. and friend, David Glenn Cannon of Carlsbad, Calif.
A service was held at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home.

Lloyd R. Ewing, worked for IPC
Newark resident Lloyd R. Ewing died on August 22, 2000.
Mr. Ewing, 31, was a member of the 262 Maintenance Company with the Delaware National Guard in Delaware City. He worked for IPC in Wilmington and had previously worked for Associated Truck Parts in New Castle. 
He graduated from Rising Sun High School. He was a member of the Village Pub Dart League.
He is survived by wife, Karen A. Ewing; children, Kelly Marie Ewing and Jeremy Lloyd Ewing; brother, James Ewing of Oregon; sisters, Claudia Ewing of Maryland and Monica Royale of Oregon; parents, Roger and Josephine Ewing of Oregon and paternal grandmother, Irene Ewing of Michigan.
Mass of Christian Burial was held at Doherty Funeral Home.

Marion Gaab, hospice worker
Bear resident Marion (Ehrgott) Gaab died of cancer on August 22, 2000, at Christiana Hospital.
Mrs. Gaab, 69, was born in Philadelphia, Pa. She was a hospice volunteer in Harrisburg area for over 10 years. 
She worked for several years in the clerical and payroll dept. of Fidelity Bank in Lansdowne,Pa. 
She was also the secretary for the Harrisburg Senators Baseball Team, a minor league team, for seven years.
She is survived by her husband of 49 years, Harry J. Gaab; children, Mari Mulshenock of Wilmington, Patricia Gaab of Clifton Heights, Pa., Lori Sostre of Lake Elsinore, Calif., Judith Anne Evans of Glenolden, Pa., and Henry J. Gaab III of Glenside, Pa.; brother, Walter E. Ehrgott of Richmond, Va.; grandchildren and one great grandchild.
Mass of Christian Burial was held at St. Philomena Church.

Paul George Kilpatrick, crane operator 
Newark resident Paul George "Poppy" Kilpatrick died on August 23, 2000, at Hillside Nursing Center in Wilmington.
Mr. Kilpatrick, 74, had been a crane operator with Delmarva Power until he retired in 1983 after 37 years of service. 
He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II.
He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Joan Elaine Tyler Kilpatrick; daughter, Carol J. Pace and husband Carl D. Jr. of Newark; son, Randy Kilpatrick of Oxford, Pa.; sisters, Ruth Clugston of Newark and Cathrine Weist of Collingswood, N.J.; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
A service was held at the Chapel of Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery.

Mary E. Jones
Newark resident Mary E. Jones died on August 25, 2000, at Brandywine Nursing Home in Wilmington.
Mrs. Jones was 87 years old.
She is survived by nieces, Gayle Hudson of Middletown and Ann Dear of Clementon, N.J.; great nieces and nephews and great-great nieces and nephews.
A service was held at Robert T. Jones and Foard Funeral Home.

Ryan James Conley
Bear resident Ryan James Conley died on August 25, 2000.
Mr. Conley was 27 years old.
He is survived by parents, Doris and Frank Maag; daughter, Brittney Anne Conley; fiance, Sandra Merwin; uncle, Robert C. Wilson and family of Trenton, N.J.
A service was held at Beeson Memorial Services of Christiana-Elkton.

James L. DeStafney, Nucar Chevrolet mechanic
James L. DeStafney died on August 26, 2000, at Emily P. Bissell Hospital.
Mr. DeStafney, 50, was an auto mechanic for Nucar Chevrolet.
He is survived by wife, Judith Jarrell DeStafney; sons, J. Alexander of Bear and Jeffrey R. at home; one grandson and stepmother, Mildred DeStafney.
A service was held at McCrery Memorial Chapel.

Ernest L. Reed, Chrysler employee 
Former Newark resident Ernest L. Reed died on August 27, 2000, at home.
Mr. Reed, 86, was the owner and operator of an Esso gas station on Main Street in Newark for approximately 20 years during the 1940s and 1960s. 
He later worked for Chrysler parts department in Newark. 
He is a life member of Aetna Hose Hook and Ladder volunteer fire company of Newark and a member of the Knights of Pythias.
He is survived by nieces, nephews and cousin, Florence Pinder of Newark.
A service was held at Gracelawn Memorial Park Chapel.

Barbara L. Van Name, worked at UD Library 
Newark resident Barbara L. Van Name died on August 27, 2000, at Wilmington Hospital of heart failure.
Mrs. Van Name, 80, was born in Evanston, Ill. She was a University of Delaware Library retiree and a RSVP Mentor who helped first graders with reading.
She is survived by children, Frederick W. (Rick) Van Name of Newark, Theodore G. (Ted)Van Name of Wilmington, and Patricia F. (Pat) Van Name of Newark; sister, Mary Lou Tracy of Oregon, and one grandchild.
A memorial service was held at Robert T. Jones and Foard Funeral Home.

Edythe Marie Large, UD purchasing employee
Newark resident Edythe Marie Large died on August 27, 2000, on home.
Mrs. Large, 71, had been a Library Assistant with Hercules Inc. for 42 years. After Hercules, she worked in the Purchasing Department of the University of Delaware for 5 years. She was a former member of The Order of the Eastern Star, Chapter 13, Newport. 
She is survived by niece; two great nephews; and half siblings, Virginia Evans of Pocono Heights, Pa., Patricia Davis of Malvern, Pa., Jean Connor of Broomall, Pa., James Griffin of Glenmore, Pa., Katherine Hogan of Morgantown, Pa., Thomas Griffin of West Chester, Pa, Harry Griffin of Clearwater, Fla. and Richard Griffin of Phoenixville, Pa.
A memorial service was held at the chapel of Gracelawn Memorial Park.

Florence H. Rich, Continental Diamond supervisor
Newark resident Florence H. "Floss" Rich died on August 29, 2000, at home.
Mrs. Rich, 85, had been the File Supervisor for the former Continental Diamond Fibre (later the Budd Company) until he retired in 1970 after 40 years of service. 
After she worked for the former Town Shop in the Newark Shopping Center until retiring in 1980 after 10 years of service.
She is survived by her husband of 56 years,, Peter G. Rich; brother, James W. Hicks of Newark; and one nephew.
A service was held at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home.

H. Jay Webb
Newark resident H. Jay Webb died on August 28, 2000, at Christiana Hospital.
Mr. Webb, 67, had worked in the Shipping and Receiving department of the DuPont Company at the Experimental Station until retiring in 1992 after 39 years of service. 
He played the banjo and taught stringed instruments. He was the founder of the group, Banjo Dusters and led them for 37 years. 
He was a member of Ebenezer United Methodist Church in Newark, the Oriental Lodge #27 AF and AM, the Delaware Consistory; the Nur Temple; and the Brandywine Region Antique Auto Club of America. 
He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.
He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Hilda J. Smith Webb; sons, Keith J. Webb and wife Brenda D. of Newark; Kevin J. Webb and wife Carleen M. of Newark; brother, Howard J. Webb Jr. of Virginia Beach, Va.; one grandson; two step-grandchildren and two step-great grandchildren.
A service was held at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home.

Lillian R. Cochran, homemaker
Newark resident Lillian R. Cochran died on August 29, 2000, at home.
Mrs. Cochran, 101, was a homemaker.
She is survived by sons, Cecil F. Cochran of Murray Manor, Charles W. Cochran of Ronks, Pa. and Thomas Cochran of New Castle; grandchildren; great grandchildren and great great grandchildren.
A service was held at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home.

Sandra L. West, insurance agent
Newark resident Sandra L. West died on August 29, 2000, at home.
Mrs. West, 53, was an Independent Insurance Agent for more than 25 years. She contributed to a number of charitable organizations. 
She is survived by children, Susan Kush, William Ungerer Jr., Allen Ungerer and Brian Ungerer; and mother, Lillian Rynkowski.
Services were privately held.


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