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Elizabeth Miller Parrish 1850-1937
about 02 July 1937

Funeral Rights Held For Stanton Lady -

Mrs. Elizabeth (Miller) Parrish was born in Delaware, November 25, 1850, and passed away July 2, at the home of Mr. and Mrs. R. M. Bennett in Stanton.

She was united in marriage to Dewitt Parrish at Wayne, Michigan, in 1867. To this union were born several children, Seymour and Archie of Lansing; Mrs. R.M. Bennett; Mrs. Emma Miller; and Ms. Lewis Williams of Stanton; Mrs. Joel Scoby of Grand Rapids; Mrs. Maude Kunz who passed away seven years ago in June.

Her husband, a Civil War veteran, died in 1913.

Mrs. Parrish had resided in Stanton and vicinity for the past 50 years. Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the Strouse and Stebbins funeral home, conducted by Rev. A.M. Veltman. Internment was made in Forest Hill cemetery, Stanton. The pallbearers were all grandsons of the deceased.

William H. Parrish Sr. 1942-1992

1. Obituary: Dover- William H. "Chickie" Parrish Sr. of Dover died of heart failure Saturday Nov. 21, 1992, in Kent General Hospital, Dove. He was 50. Mr. Parrish was born in Hopewell Township, NJ., the son of William and Marion Parrish of Philadelphia.

He is survived by his wife of 31 years, Ada D. Parrish; a son, William H. Parrish Jr. of Dover; three daughters, Ada D. Johnson and Marian A. Coker, both of Dover, and Karen L. Cutchin at home; a sister, Marian of Bristol, PA.; his maternal grandmother, Alberta Pritchett of Dover; eight grand children; and two step-grand children.

Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday in Immanuel Union Methodist Church, Cheswold. Friends may call one hour prior to the service. Burial will be in the adjoining church cemetery. Arrangements handled by Matthews-Bryson Funeral Home, Smyrna.

2. Obituary: (Copy not good--right side cut off) Wm. H.
"Chickie" PARRISH, Sr
., 50, of Dover, died Saturday of heart failure at Kent General Hospital, Dover, where he was a patient.  Mr. Parrish was a farm worker in the Dover area for many years.

He was born in New Jersey and was raised in Philadelphia.  He moved to Delaware in 1970. He is survived by his wife of  -- years, Ada D.; a son, William -- Jr. of Dover; three daughters, A-- D. Johnson and Marian A. Coker, both of Dover, and Karen -- Cutchin at home; his parents, William and Marion Parrish of Philadelphia; a sister, Marian Keebl-- of Bristol, Pa.; his maternal grandmother, Alberta Pritchett of Dover; eight grandchildren and two step-grandchildren.

A service will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Immanuel Union United Methodist Church, Cheswold, where friends may call at --.   Burial will be in adjoining church cemetery.

3.  Memorial:  In Loving Memory of Wm. H. "Chickie" PARRISH, Sr.   August 25, 1942  -  November 21, 1992.  Matthews-Bryson Funeral Home, Smyrna, Delaware.  


William M. Parrish ~1920-2001
Contributed by Sherren Johnson Mosley 12 Jan 2001

1. Obituary: PHILADELPHIA -- William M. Parrish of Philadelphia died Monday, Jan. 8, 2001 in his home. He was 80.

Mr. Parrish was a Navy veteran of WWII. He was a retired pipe fitter with SKF Indutries in Philadelphia.

He was preceded in death by his son, William H. Parrish, in 1992. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Marion L. Parrish;

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Services will be 1 pm Sun at Matthews-Bryson Funeral Home in Smyrna, where friends may call two hours prior to the service.
Burial will be in Immanuel Union Church Cemetery, Cheswold, Del.

2. Death Notice: Wilmington News Journal online 11 Jan 2001. William M. Parrish Age 80 of Phila., PA died on Monday, January 8, 2001 at home. Service 1 pm Sun., January 14 at Matthews-Bryson Funeral Home, 123 W. Commerce St., Smyrna. Visitation 11 am Sun., January 11. (01/11/2001)

Cheryl L. Parsons 1956-2012
May 19, 2012

Cheryl L. Parsons, age 55, of Upper Deerfield Township died unexpectedly on Saturday, May 19, 2012 at her home. She had been in declining health for past six years. The daughter of the late Charles Jackson and Shirley Lecorchick Jackson she was the wife of Joseph T. Parsons and was born in Bridgeton on December 19, 1956.

She had been an Upper Deerfield Township resident for 20 years and prior to that she had lived in Rosenhayn. Cheryl had been employed at the Eatmor Market in Deerfield Township for many years. She enjoyed trips to Lancaster, PA and spending time on the computer using Facebook. She was excited about the arrival of her grandchild due in November and loved her two Poodles, Molly and Kane. She was also extremely proud of her two nephews, Charles and Kurtis Henigin who are serving their country in the United States Army and spoke about them often. In addition to her husband Joe, she is survived by a daughter, Kim Robbins-Nardi of Greenwich; four sisters, Linda Spatola of Fairton, Debbie Lilly of Uniontown, PA, Bobbie Algarin and her husband Berto of Bridgeton, and Lisa Henigin and her husband Buddy of Uniontown, PA; a brother, Eddie Jackson of Scottsdale, PA; three grandchildren, Mike Robbins, Naya Rodriguez, and Nichole Rodriguez; and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be held at the PADGETT FUNERAL HOME, 1107 State Highway 77, Upper Deerfield Township, on Thursday, May 24th at 3 PM. Friends will be received at the funeral home from 2 to 3 PM prior to the services. Cremation will follow the services at Laurel Lawn Crematory, Upper Deerfield Township. In lieu of flowers, donations in Cheryl's memory can be made to the American Heart Association, Memorials and Tributes, 1 Union Street, Suite 301, Robbinsville, NJ 08691. Written condolences may be sent to the family through the funeral home website at

Harold T. Paxton1916-2004
30 Dec 2004

Harold T. Paxton of Dover died Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2004, in Westminster Retirement Village Health Center. He was 88. Mr. Paxton was born Oct. 3, 1916, in Hamilton, Ohio, son of the late Horace and Emma Paxton. He relocated to Dover in 1978 from living with his cousin, Clinton McKay, in Philadelphia.

He graduated in 1935 from Ross High School in Venice, Ohio. Mr. Paxton served in the U.S. Army Air Corps, where he worked as a carpenter with subcontractors from the local Mormon community in Salt Lake City, Utah, repairing burn holes in the tents from the hot stoves used to heat the tents. He also worked at the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, where new military equipment was tested. He was first employed by Reliable Floor Covering Co. as a delivery-truck driver, and he retired from the Pennsylvania Liquor Commission in 1978. He enjoyed midget-car racing in Northern Philadelphia as a spectator, laughing and saying, "I didn't have guts enough to drive them." His proudest accomplishment in his life was marrying his wife, Frances. Mr. Paxton's family are members of the local Ohio Methodist Church, where he was honored by having his name put on the front of the church for servicing his country. He became a Christian a few years ago and committed his life to Christ.

He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Frances, of Dover; a stepson, William A. Morgan; and a grandson, Anthony V. Morgan.

Services will be 11 a.m. Friday in Torbert Funeral Chapel, 1145 E. Lebanon Road, Dover, where friends may call one hour earlier. Burial will be in Immanuel Union Church Cemetery, Cheswold.

Eunice E. Perkins ~1934-2009
25 Mar 2009

Eunice E. Perkins, 74, of Woodstown, died Thursday, March 19, 2009, at the Cumberland Manor. She was born in Bridgeton, and was the daughter of the late William H. Perkins and Emma Perkins. She had been a resident of the Bridgeton area for most of her life.

Eunice had formerly attended the Dividing Creek Baptist Church.

Survivors include: One brother, Paul Perkins, Alloway; and two sisters, Mary K. Taylor, Cedarville, and Dorothy M. Pagonaff, of Erie, Pa. Private funeral services were held in the Chapel at Cumberland Manor, in Hopewell Township. Burial was at Overlook Cemetery, Bridgeton. Funeral arrangements were under the direction of the Padgett Funeral Home, Cedarville.


Harold B. Perkins Jr. 1918-1988

Harold B. Perkins Jr., 70, of Alloway died Aug. 10 in Bridgeton Hospital following a long illness.   Born in Delaware, Mr. Perkins had lived in Stow Creek Township before moving to Alloway 45 years ago.   He retired in 1981 from Anchor Glass Container Corp. with 35 years of service.  He was a member of the Glass Bottle Blowers Association.

Surviving are his wife Elizabeth (nee Simmons), one son, Harold B. III, of Alloway, three daughters, Mary E. and Helen S. Gordon of Alloway, and Charlotte J. Dieffenbach of Salem;  a brother, Horace of Bridgeton; five sisters, Virginia Tombelson and Margaret Kripak of Millville, Doris Pellack of Philadelphia, Sara Pinchuck and Betty McCullen of Norristown, Pa.; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Services were held Aug. 12 in the H.T. Layton Home and Son for Funerals in Salem.  Burial was in the Alloway Baptist Cemetery.


Emma O. Perry 1915-1987

Funeral Program: Emma O. Perry, November 1, 1915 - May 24, 1987. Funeral Services May 29, 1987, 11 A.M. Torbert Funeral Chapel, Bradford & Reed Street, Dover, Delaware. Final Resting Place, Odd Fellows Cemetery, Camden, Delaware.


Mary Elizabeth Hughes Perry ~1912-2003
12 March 2003

Mary Elizabeth Hughes Perry of Felton died Friday, March 7, 2003, in Bayhealth-Milford Memorial Hospital. She was 91. Mrs. Perry was born Feb. 7, 1912, near Willow Grove. She was the eighth of 11 children of the late Isaac H. and Sarah E. Hughes.

She attended the public school system in Willow Grove and the Groves Adult Education Facility in the Capitol School District. She worked for Playtex, Green Giant, and did domestic work from which she retired. She was also a foster parent to several young children. She had been very active until her health began to fail. Mrs. Perry joined the Bethuel Seventh-day Adventist Church of Dover at an early age and held several offices such as church clerk, Sabbath school teacher, secretary, and community services leader. She also sang in the choir and her favorite passage of scripture was Lamentations 3:22-26: "It is of the Lord's mercies that we are not consumed, because compassion fail not: great is thy faithfulness.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Spencer Perry Jr.; five brothers, William T. Hughes, Mark Hughes, Jesse Hughes, David Hughes, and Roy Hughes; and four sisters, Mea H. Smith, Ruth Hughes, Grace Sockom, and Vergie Hughes. She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Alta M. and Morris R. Collick; a sister, Charlotte Cooper; three grandchildren, Curtis F. Winchester, William J. Winchester, and Gwen Winchester; six great-grandchildren, seven great-great-grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

Graveside services will be 1:30 p.m. Friday in the Sharon Hill Memorial Park, Dover. Arrangements by Minus Funeral Home, Dover.


Leanna Dean Peterson ~1915-1992

1. Obituary:  Leanna (Dean) Peterson, 77, a resident at the Cumberland County Medical Center, formerly of Fern Road, Bridgeton, died Saturday morning in South Jersey Hospital System, Bridgeton Division, where  she was a patient for a week.

Born in Fairfield Township, she was the daughter of the late William and Dorcas Dean, and the wife of Arnold F. Peterson, who died in 1983.  Mrs. Peterson was a homemaker most of her life.

She is survived by three daughters, Dorcas Reed of Hopewell Township, Beverly Dickinson of Elmer and Shirley Hunt of MilIville; two sons, Kenneth Ridgway of Alloway and Edgar Loatman of Bridgeton; a sister, Emma Pierce of Fairfield Township; three stepdaughters, Eleanor Orr and Nettie Lacy of Bridgeton and Ann Simons of Salem; 12 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Services will be 8 p.m. today from the Sray Funeral Home, Carlls Corner, with the Rev.  David P. Scull of the Jubilee Living Word Ministries officiating.  Interment will be 10 a.m. Tuesday in Overlook Cemetery, Bridgeton.  Friends may call hour prior to the services today at the funeral home.  Contributions may be made to the Jubilee Living Word Ministries, P.O. Box 234, 62 Gravelly Hill Road, Quinton 08072.  

2. Death Notice:  PETERSON - Of Cumberland County Medical Center, formerly of Fern Road, Bridgeton, N.J. on Saturday, June 13, 1992.  Leanna Dean Peterson, wife of the late Arnold F. Peterson, and mother of Dorcas Reed, Beverly Dickinson, Shirley Hunt, Kenneth Ridgway and Edgar Loatman, aged 77 years.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral service without further notice on Monday, June 15th at 8 p.m. from the Sray Funeral Home, Carll's Corner.  Interment will be Tuesday morning at 10 a.m. in Overlook Cemetery.  Friends may call Monday evening from 7 to 8 prior to the services.  For those who desire, memorial contributions may be made in Mrs. Peterson's memory to the Jubilee Living Word Ministries, P.O. Box 234, 62 Gravelly Hill Rd., Quinton, N.J. 08072.


Alice L. Peyton ~1939-1999
February 08, 1999

Alice Lucy Peyton, 60, of Salem died Thursday in Christiana Hospital, Stanton, Del. Born in Salem to Alice Summiel of Salem and the late Granziel Summiel, she was a lifelong city resident.

She retired in 1997 from the New Jersey Department of Labor, Vineland Office, after 29 years of service. She was a member of Mount Zion Baptist Church, Salem, and the Daughter Elks Lodge, Mount Salem Temple No. 114.

Surviving in addition to her mother are her husband, James A. Peyton; two sons, Lewis Ridgeway of Providence, R.I., and Courtney Ridgeway of Middleton, Wis.; three daughters, Sharone Ridgeway of Wilmington, Del., Charmaine Thomas of Williamstown and Jacqueline Ridgeway of New Castle, Del.; three brothers, Randolph Summiel of Carneys Point Township, Richard Summiel of Lawrenceville, Va., and Thomas Summiel of Salem; a sister, Shirley Allen of Salem; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her first husband, Lewis D. Ridgeway Sr.

Services are noon Wednesday in Mount Zion Baptist Church, Grieves Parkway, Salem, with Pastor Ollice Bates officiating. Daughter Elks services will be held Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. Friends may call 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Edwards and Son Funeral Home Inc., 166 Seventh St., Salem, and 10 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Mount Zion Baptist Church. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery in Salem.


Ileen Pickrem (Hazel Irene) 1919-2009
20 Dec 2009

Ileen H. Pickrem, 90, passed away peacefully on December 9, 2009 in Sonoma after a short illness. Ileen was born on January 30 1919 in Willis, MI to Frank and Maude (Connor) Pickrem. She was a 1927 graduate of Lincoln High School in Ypsilanti, MI and served her country as a WAC in World War II and a registered electrolysist. She was a volunteer at the railroad museum. She was preceded in death by her parents Frank and Maude (Connor) Pickrem; brother George Milne; sister Ruth Webster; and niece Dolores Schock.


Rosa Ellen Pierson 1934-1935
20 Jan 1935 Democrat Messenger

Funeral services were held Saturday for Rosa Ellen Pierson, 11 month-old daughter of Frank and Lucille Grinage Pierson, of Sugar Grove, who died at her home Friday, January 19, 1 935 at 3:20 p.m. following a three-day illness of pneumonia. The rites were conducted by Rev. Thomas Presnell in the Sugar Grove Church with interment in the Sug ar Grove Cemetery.


Peggy Lynn Pleasanton ~1977-1990

Peggy Lynn Pleasanton of Flying Dutchman Trailer Court, Felton, died Sunday, Sept. 16, 1990, in Christiana Medical Center, near Stanton, of head trauma sustained in a traffic accident on Del. 15 in Canterbury. She was 13.

Miss Pleasanton was an eighth-grade student at W.T. Chipman School, Harrington. She was a member of the school's field hockey team, and she worked in the school store.

She is survived by her father, Chester L. Pleasanton of Dover; her mother and stepfather, Barbara A. and Nicholas L. Dalton of Felton; six brothers, Linwood Johnson, Nathan Johnson, Van Johnson and Timothy Pleasanton, all of Dover, Chester E. Pleasanton of Hartly and Anthony Pleasanton of South Carolina; four sisters, Suzette Johnson and Linda Miller, both of Dover, and Nancy Sutton and Betty Miller, both of Rock Hall, Md.; two stepsisters, Laura Dalton and Angela Dalton, both of California; her maternal grandmother, Dorothy Lebron of Bridgeton. N.J.; her maternal grandfather, Nathan E. Tepper of Pennsville, N.J., and her stepgrandmother, Helen Dalton of Salter Path, N.C.

Funeral services will be private. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday in Trader Funeral Home, 12 Lotus St., Dover. Burial will be in Sharon Hill Memorial Park, Dover.


Sarah Rebecca Mosley Pleasanton ~1910-2000

Sarah Rebecca Mosley Pleasanton of Rising Sun died after a long illness Sunday, June 4, 2000, in the home of her daughter and son-in-law in Dover. She was 90.

Mrs. Pleasanton was the daughter of the late George and Viney Mosley. She affiliated with M.F. Chase Church, Star Hill, at a young age, under the pastorate of Mother Mary F. Chase, and later joined St. John's A.U.M.P. Church in Woodside, where she served as trustee, stewardess and held many offices. During her later years, she returned to M.F. Chase Church and joined the fellowship there under the pastorate of Dr. Samuel L. Dixon.

Mrs. Pleasanton loved God, had a great love for her family, and will be remembered for her love for cooking, sharing her favorite recipes with many friends, her pickle relish, mustard pickle and hot rolls. She also loved to make people happy, cared for the sick and shared whatever she had with the less fortunate.

She is survived by a son, Russell Pleasanton Jr.; a daughter, Helen Pleasanton Hicks of Dover; two grandchildren, Clarence Wallace Hicks Jr. of Dover and Regan Hicks Goldstein of Swedesboro, N.J.; four great-grandchildren, Twyla and Kia Hicks of Dover and David and Benjamin Goldstein of Swedesboro; a niece, Hilda Mosley Flowers of Silver Spring, Md., whom she raised from a child as a daughter; four brothers, John Mosley of Philadelphia, Charles Mosley of Bridgeville, Herman Mosley of Felton and Bennie Mosley of Virginia; a son-in-law, Clarence W. Hicks Sr., whom she loved as a son and cared for her until her death; a daughter-in-law, Carolyn Pleasanton; two nieces, Darlene Smith and Louise Neal; three special people, Jeffrey Goldstein (Regan's husband), Rosalind Hicks (Clarence Jr.'s wife) and Thomas Flowers (Hilda's husband); a godchild, Sheri Collins Humphrey; and many other nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Service will be 1 p.m. Thursday at M.F. Chase Church, Star Hill, where friends may call two hours prior to service. Burial will be in Willow Grove Cemetery, Willow Grove. Arrangements by Bennie Smith Funeral Home, Dover.


Lucy Mae Postles 1913-2002
28 Sep 2002

Lucy Mae Postles of Felton died of natural causes Thursday, Sept. 26, 2002, in the Capitol Nursing Home, Dover. She was 89. Mrs. Postles was born Aug. 12, 1913, in Star, Md., daughter of the late Raymond and Lottie Broadway Carter.

She attended school in Star, and after moving to Delaware, she attended Union School in Frederica. Mrs. Postles worked doing various production jobs during her lifetime. She loved spending time with her family. She loved being with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Her home was a day-care for her grandchildren. She loved cooking, gardening and reading the Bible. She was best known for her magic touch when frying chicken. Mrs. Postles was a member of the St. James Union A.M.E. Church in Frederica, where she served on the Stewardess Board, Missionary Society and Senior Choir, and as a past member of the culinary department.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Arvil Postles; a son, Thomas Donald Carter; a grandson, Ronald Johnson III; five brothers, Rayfield, Olden, Harry, Kennard and Selby; and three sisters; Hilda, Marie and Dorothy. She is survived by two daughters and a son-in-law, Frances Johnson and Ronald Johnson Sr. of Felton and Clara Pittman of Frederica; a son, Arvil Junior Postles of Felton; a daughter-in-law, Delema Carter of Felton; a brother, Milford Carter of Frederica; a sister-in-law, Sadie Green of Felton; seven grandchildren, Donald, Duane, Kevin, LaTanya, Ronald Jr., Angela and Tamara, as well as LaTanya's husband, James; seven great-grandchildren, Cierra, Stephanie, Jocelynn, Kevin Jr., Brionna, Ronee and Makayla; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday in the St. James Union A.M.E. Church, Frederica, where friends may call two hours earlier. Burial will be in the Williamsville Cemetery, Williamsville. Arrangements by Bennie Smith Funeral Home, Dover. 


Hattie Bernetta Cooper Puckham
June 21, 2010

After 15 courageous years battling amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig's disease, with her family by her bedside, Hattie Bernetta Puckham quietly and peacefully submitted to the will of Almighty God on Thursday, June 17, 2010. Hattie was 69 years old.  She was born in Laurel on April 10, 1941, to the late Richard and Anna Louise Cooper. 

Hattie attended Paul Laurence Dunbar School in Laurel, William C. Jason Comprehensive High School in Georgetown and Delaware State College in Dover.  Hattie was a lifetime member of New Zion United Methodist Church in Laurel, where she was also baptized. On April 26, 1963, she was joined in holy matrimony to Eugene Bernard Puckham. To this union were born four children, Victor, Tamar (Tammy), Forrest and Anna (Amy).  When her children entered school, Hattie worked as a teacher's aide with the Laurel School District and then Kraft Foods Inc. in Dover. She was later employed with the du Pont plant in Seaford for 22 years, where she operated the RDA machine. It was while working at du Pont that she was diagnosed with Lou Gehrig's disease, forcing her into an early retirement. 

She leaves precious memories with her devoted caregiver and husband, Eugene B. Puckham; two sons, Victor (Iris) Puckham and Forrest (Verdine) Puckham; and two daughters, Tammy (John) Williams and Amy (Tyrone) Handy. 

Funeral services will be held Wednesday at noon at United Deliverance Bible Center at 532 W. 7th St. in Laurel. There will be a viewing prior to the service from 10 a.m.-noon.  In lieu of flowers, any donations should be made to the ALS Association, 409 Center St., Laurel, Del. 19956.  Arrangements are being handled by Bennie Smith Funeral Home in Seaford. Letters of condolences may be sent and a guestbook may be signed at


Wayne J. Puckham 1938-2009

Wayne J. Puckham, age 71 of Wilmington, DE went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, April 2, 2009. He was born on March 29, 1938 in Laurel, DE to the late Robert and Anna Puckham.

He resided in Wilmington, DE for over 40 years. Wayne attended William C. Jason High School and Delaware State College, he continued on to Villanova University where he received his masters degree in education. Wayne was a member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. He was employed and retired from the BP Oil Company in 1998. He served in the United States Army and was honorably discharged. Baseball was a great love of Wayne's and when he was a young boy wanted to play in the Negro League. He had a strong interest in history and the sciences. Wayne enjoyed Japanese Anime and loved watching films. With all of Wayne's life experience you could always count on him for gems of wisdom. Wayne gave his life to Christ as a young man and later embraced the Moran Faith, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, where he became a elder.

He was preceded in death by his brothers, Robert Puckham and R. Jenning Hearn. He leaves to cherish his memory his daughter, Angela Henry and stepdaughter, Sheena Marshall, a stepson, CaRon Jenkins; granddaughters, Amber Henry, Dawn Ndumu (Tamajong) and Milika Jenkins; brothers, Gardner Puckham, Eugene (Hattie) Puckham; sister-in-law, Armelia Puckham and a host of nephews, nieces, cousins and many friends.

The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, April 7, 2009 at 11 am at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 143 Dickinson Lane, Wilmington, DE. Interment, DE Veterans Cemetery. Arrangements by Bell Funeral Home



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