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Albert Nelson Street Sr. 1920-2009
19 Feb 2009

Albert Nelson Street Sr., aged 88, of Bridgeton, went to be with his Lord on Monday, Feb. 16, 2009. Husband of Catherine Elaine (Goldsboro) Street, he was born to the late Clarence Albert Street and Martha Ann Street on Sept. 15, 1920, in Millsboro, Del.

Albert, known as "Nelson," served as a medic in WWII. He then returned home to work in construction for Arthur Ogren for many years. Nelson was a member of the Fordville United Methodist Church for more than 50 years.

In addition to his wife of 60 years, he is survived by four sons, Herbert Sr., of Bridgeton, Albert Jr., of Bridgeton, Romaine Sr., of Shiloh, and Kevin Sr., of Bridgeton; two brothers, Norman, of California, and Emroy, of Delaware; two sisters, Elva Morris, of Florida; and Shirley Daisey, of Delaware; 8 grandchildren, Herbert Jr., Tiffany Street-Beka, Albert III, Jade, Charlotte, Kevin Jr., Romaine Jr., and Cara; and three great-grandchildren, Kenny Jr., Jayla and Hayden.

Funeral services will be held at Fordville United Methodist Church, Fordville Road, Fairfield Township, on Monday, Feb. 23, at noon. Burial will take place at Gouldtown Memorial Park, Fairfield Township. Friends will be received on Monday from 10 a.m. to noon at the church. Arrangements are under the direction of the Padgett Funeral Home, Upper Deerfield Township.


Anna Jane Street 1901-1991
Contributed by Henrietta Carey Johnson 19 May 2001

Funeral Home program: Anna Jane Street Age 89 Born October 6, 1901 Died March 9, 1991 Funeral Services At Indian Mission United Methodist Church Millsboro, Delaware Wednesday March 13, 1991 At 1:00 P.M. Officiating Rev. Douglas Lindsay Hudgins Interment Indian Mission Cemetery Millsboro , Delaware Arrangements By Watson Funeral Home

Obituary contributed by John C. Carter:



Arnold Street ~1901-1965

Arnold Street, 64, of Bridgeton, NJ died Thursday, April 18, 1965, in Pleasantville NJ Hospital after a long illness. He formerly lived here.

He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Jannett Street, three daughters, Mrs. Doris Santos and Mrs. Betty Cuff, both of Bridgeton; Mrs. Matilda Money, Canton NJ; one son, McClaren Street, Bridgeton; 11 grandchildren; two brothers, Carlos of Millsboro and Robert of Philadelphia; four sisters, Miss Pocahontas Street, here; Mrs. Nora Draine, Lewes; Mrs. Catherine Taylor, Philadelphia and Mrs. Mildred Myers of New York City.

Services will be at 1 tomorrow afternoon at Streets Centerama here. Friends may call tonight at the Street residence in Bridgeton.


Benjamin A. Street 1925-1989

1. Contributed by Henrietta Carey Johnson 19 May 2001: Funeral Home program: Benjamin A. Street Age 64 Funeral Services At Watson Funeral Home Millsboro, Delaware Thursday, November 30, 1989 1:00 P.M. Officiating Rev. Bagley Interment Harmony Cemetery Millsboro, Delaware.

2. Obiturary: Benjamin A. Street of Mantua, N.J., formerly of Millsboro, Del., died of cancer Friday, Nov. 24, 1989, in Underwood Hospital, Woodbury, N.J. He was 64.

Mr. Street was an auto body and fender repairman for Glace Brothers Body Shop in Philadelphia, retiring in 1987.

He was an Army veteran of World War II.

He is survived by his wife, Minerva Jackson Street; two sons, Gregory G. Street at home, Gary G. Street of Coral Springs, Fla.; six brothers Escuss Street and Curtis Street, both of Cheswold, Del., Everett Street of Lewes, Del., Wildon Street of Seattle, Wash., Harold Street of Hattiesburg, Miss., and Richard Street of Cliffside Park, N.J.; a sister, Virginia F. Sammons of Millsboro, Del.; a granddaughter; 17 half-brothers and sisters; two stepbrothers and a stepsister.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday in Watson Funeral Home, 211 Washington St., Millsboro. Friends may call two hours prior to services in the funeral home. Burial will be in Harmony Cemetery Millsboro

Bertha Mae Sockum Streett  1884-1961

1. Funeral services for Mrs. Bertha Mae Streett will be held tomorrow at 2 p.m. at the Isreal Methodist Church. Friends may call this evening at the Melson Funeral Home.

Mrs. Streett died Sunday in the Delaware Hospital at Wilmington. she was a lifelong resident of Lewes and a member of Isreal Methodist Church.

Surviving are eight children: Mrs. Lela S. Heller, W. Vernon, Mrs. Gladys S. Porter, Mrs. Marjorie Ivy, Percell K., Dorothy Streett, Mrs. Evelyn s. Gardner and Mrs. Ethelda Dean, all of Wilmington; and 21 grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

2. Mrs. Bertha M. Streett, 80, widow of William E. Streett, died Sunday, Oct. 1, 1961, in the Delaware Hospital, Wilmington

Burton C. Street ~1884-1959

Burton C. Street, 74, retired farmer, died suddenly Friday evening, Feb 6, 1959, of a heart attack at his home.

He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Clara Street; a daughter Mrs. Lena Wood of Washington, DC; four sons; Harvey, Alonzo and Leon, all of Los Angeles, Calif. and Howard of this city; five step-children: Isaac Thornton of Los Angeles, William T. Thornton of Ardmore, Pa; Mrs. Mary Street, Mrs. Clara Abrams and Mrs. Hattie Street, all of Los Angeles; 13 grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.

The funeral will be held Wednesday at 1 p.m. at the Seventh Day Adventist Church, Millsboro, where he was a member. Elder Nelson Bliss will officiate. Interment will be in the adjoining cemetary. Friends may call at the James Funeral Home, Millsboro, tomorrow evening from 7 to 9.


C. Albert Street ~1897-1980

1.  Obituary:  C. Albert Street, 83, of Millsboro, Del., died Tuesday in the Courtland Manor Nursing Home, Dover, Del., after a long illness.  He was the husband of the late Martha A. Street who died, in 1977.  Mr. Street was formerly employed as a poultryman with Townsend’s Inc., Millsboro, retiring eight years ago.

He is survived by five Sons, Melvin of  Mt. Royal, Nelson of Bridgeton, Emory of Rosedale, N.Y., Norman of San Diego, Calif. and Sherman of Rosenhayn; five daughters, Edith Harmon, Tressa Carney, and Catherine Hopkins, all of Millsboro, Elva Morris of Cedarville and Shirley Daisey of Dover, Del.;. an adopted son, Herbert Street of Millville; two sisters, Madge Harmon and Janie Jackson, both of Millsboro; 44 grandchildren; 44 great-grandchildren and 10 great-great-grandchildren.

Services will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. from the Harmony United Methodist Church, Millsboro, Del.  Friends may call Friday evening after 7 at the Watson Funeral Home, 211 Washington St., Millsboro.


Curtis E. Street 1930-1996

Typescript obituary: As for man, his days are as grass, As a flower of the field, So he flourisheth, for the wind passeth over it and is gone, But the mercy of the Lord is from Everlasting to Everlasting.

Curtis E. Street, son of the late Elmer R. and Mary Sweet, was born near Lewes, Delaware, on December 25,1930, and departed this life at home in Cheswold, Delaware, November 11, 1996. He was sixty five (65) years old.

Curtis was a skilled and meticulous self-employed carpenter in the Dover area. He enjoyed working with his hands. He also loved sales and could be found on an almost weekly basis at Spence’s Bazaar, seeking bargains. Many of the items he purchased were broken. He however, spent many enjoyable hours repairing them. Curtis was raised on a farm and never lost his love for animals and growing things in the earth. He always had a garden full of fresh vegetables and raised lambs, geese, and dogs as pets.

He leaves to cherish his memory seventeen (17) brothers Escuss Street of Milford, Harold Street of Mississippi, Richard Street and William Daisey, both of Dover, Wildon Street of Washington State, Everett Street, Charles Street, and Paul Street, all of Lewes, Roy Street of Harbeson, Newlin Street of Wilmington, Nolan Street of Millsboro, Robert Street, Garciel Street, Victor Street and Carl Street, all of Ellendale, Nathan Street of California and Ronald Street of Maryland; five (5)sisters, Margaret Harris of Wilmington. Ruth Street of Texas, Pearl Burks of California, Merle street and Marion Street, both of Ellendale; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and many other relatives and friends.


Dorothy Porter Street ~1915-2000

Note from (Sterling Street) 04/19/2000: “Dorothy's husband Preston is my father's first cousin. Preston is the son of Joseph and Edwina Street and the grandson of David R. Street and Lydia Wright, and the great-grandson of David P. Street and Anna Harmon.”

Dorothy Porter Street Age 85, departed this life on April 17, 2000 in Wilmington Hospital. Mrs. Street was the daughter of the late William Joseph Porter & Pearl Jackson Porter. She was married for 39 years to the late Henry Preston Street.

She attended the Wilmington Public Schools and graduated from Howard High School as Salutatorian in 1931. She received her bachelor's degree from Temple University and masters degree in Sociology from Fisk University. She spent her professional career as Social Worker including probation officer and caseworker. She was employed by the State of Delaware as a Social Worker and became Economic Services Administrator. She retired in 1980. Mrs. Street was very active in community affairs. She was actively involved in local PTA's, the Wilmington Home School Community Council, the Delaware State PTA, the Wilmington Branch NAACP and the Friends of Mount Olive Cemetery. She was a very active member of the Shiloh Baptist Church where she became a member as a child. She served on a host of boards and committees at the Church.

She leaves to cherish her memory: 2 sons, Robert Parks of Peabody, MA & Jea P. Street of Wilmington, DE; 1 daughter, Henrietta Phillips of Reading, PA; 6 grandchildren & 3 great grandchildren.

Donations in her memory can be sent to the Shiloh Baptist Church, 23rd & Washington Sts., Wilmington, DE 19802 or the Wilmington Branch NAACP, 408 E. 8th St., Wilmington, DE 19801. Funeral 12 noon Thurs., April 20 at Shiloh Baptist Church, 215 W. 23rd St., where friends may view from 10 a.m.-12 noon. Interment Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery. Congo Funeral Home.


Earl Martin Street 1908-2007
Contributed by Stacey Ricketts..

Earl Martin Street of Millsboro departed this life Sunday, May 27, 2007, at 4 a.m. after a short illness at the home of his daughter. He was 99. He was born Jan.2, 1908, in Millsboro, just down the road from his home known as the Short Farm House, to the late Gardner and Hester Norwood Street.

Earl was educated at the Harmon School. At an early age, Earl devoted his time working with his father. Earl later left Delaware and moved to Philadelphia, and later to Camden, N.J, with his family. In 1925 he moved to Allentown, Pa., and married Algetha Boyer Street. Out of this union hey had Ronald and Gail. Earl said the best thing that happened to him was joining the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Allentown in 1945. In 1948 Earl returned to Millsboro to be caregiver to his father. He was employed by the State of Delaware Highway Department and retired at age 62 After his retirement, he and his wife ministered to many families who had lost many loved ones. After the death of his wife he became the neighborhood fox to many women. He was a devoted and loyal member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church and served in many capacities. Earl"s pride and joy in life was his daughter Gail. In his eyes she never did any wrong. Earl will truly be missed, not only by family but by his many friends and extended family. His love of life and helping people in general will long be remembered. He was always willing to help others and did that task with a smile.

He is survived by his devoted daughter, Gail McCall of Millsboro; son, Ronald LeVan of Allentown; grandchildren, Richard, Shasonya, Craig, Claudette, Paulette and Natasha; and 18 additional grandchildren and two great-grandchildren and his puppy, Snow Ball.

Viewing will be from 6-8 p.m. Saturday at Seventh Day Adventist Church in Millsboro. Services will be 1 p.m. Sunday at Seventh Day Adventist Church in Millsboro where friends may view two hours prior. Burial will be in the church cemetery. He is also the 1st cousin to the father of the current Mayor of Philadephia, John Street.


Edwin S. Street 1939-2014

Edwin S. Street, 76, of Vineland died on Sunday, October 26, 2014 at Lincoln Specialty Care in Vineland. Edwin was born in Lawrence Township to the late Melvin Street and Annabelle Jones Street. He had been a resident of Vineland since 2009 and before that he had lived in Bridgeton.

Prior to his retirement, he had been employed by the former Roc Tec Co. in Vineland. He had also been employed with Clement Papas in Upper Deerfield Twp. and Murbeck Corp. in Bridgeton. He was an active member of the Bridgeton Independent Club.

He is survived by six children, Phyliss Street, Tanya Street, Edwin Street, Jr., Sonya Street, Corwin Street and Wanda Morris; five siblings, Melvin M. Street, Jr. and his wife Barbara of Vineland, George D. Street of Vineland and Ronald Street and his wife Betty of Fairfield Twp., Darlynn Street Nichols of Cedarville and William K. Street and his wife Evelyn of Washington State and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Also surviving is his dear friend, Pat Pierce of Vineland. He was preceded in death by a sister, Phyllis Street and two brothers, Robert E. Street and David Street.

Funeral services will be held at the Padgett Funeral Home, 1107 State Highway 77, Upper Deerfield Twp. on Thursday, October 30th at 2:30 PM. Interment will take p lace at Fordville Memorial Park in Fairfield Twp. Friends will be received at the funeral home from 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM prior to the services. Written condolences can be sent to the family through the funeral home website at


Elmer ‘Everette’ Street 1928-2012
Feb 10, 2012

Elmer “Everette” Street, 83, passed away after a long illness Monday, Feb. 6, 2012. Everette was the son of the late Elmer Street and Edna Sammons Street. He was born in Harbeson June 20, 1928.

He received his education atHollyville School. Everette was the owner and sole proprietor of the very well known Street’s Welding on Beaver Dam Road. He loved for people to stop by so he could talk about Jesus. He was a very friendly person and helped whomever he could. He loved to go to churches to play his harmonica for the Lord.

In addition to his parents, in cluding his stepmother Florine Street, he was preceded in death by his son Everette “Ricky” Street; and 11 of his siblings, Richard Street, Harold Street, Benjamin Street, Virginia Sammons, Edith Harmon, Vernon Daisey, Robert Street, Escuss “Tony” Street, Carlos Street, Lottie Street and Curtis Street. He is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Gladys Street of Lewes; a daughter Luciel Benson; a son, Garcia Street; five sisters, Pearl Burks, Margaret “Tillie” Harris, Marion Street, Merle Street, Iahhuzzi and Ruth Street; 12 brothers, Wildon Street, Nolan Street, Newlin Street, Nathan Street, Paul Street, Charles Street, Carl Street, Carcia “Jim” Street, William Daisey, Victor Street, Ronald Street and Roy Street; four grandchildren, Heidi Street, Sean Evy, Laytona Benson Moon, Mathew Tucker; five great-grandchildren, Shani Street Shaw, Jessie Street, Rick Moon, Clifford Moon and Nicolena Evy; a host of cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.

A funeral service will be held at 12:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 16, at Watson Funeral Home, 211 S. Washington St., Millsboro, where friends may call after 11:30 a.m. Burial will follow at the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery. Pastor Annie Jane Custis will officiate.

In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to Delaware Hospice, 100 Patriots Way, Milford, DE 19963.


Elta Mae Shelton Street 1950-2001

Elta Mae Shelton Street of Millsboro died Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2001, in her home. She was 50. Ms. Street was born Jan. 25, 1950, the daughter of the late Evelyn Beatrice Handy Shelton and John Welsey Shelton Sr.

She attended William C. Jason High School in Georgetown before its closing in 1967 and graduated from Sussex Central High.

She is survived by a daughter, Jennifer L. Morgan of Lewes; two brothers and their wives, the Rev. John Wesley and Lois Shelton of Abingdon, Va. and William Sylvester and Audrey Shelton of New Haven, Conn.; a sister and her husband, Elizabeth and Ronald Geary of Yeadon, Pa.; four aunts, Theodosia H. Irvin of Greenwood and Loretta Handy, Mattie Handy and Josephine Wilson of New Haven; and three grandchildren.

Friends may call from 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday and from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at Mary Mother of Peace Roman Catholic Church, Del. 24 in Millsboro. Burial will be in Harmony Church Cemetery, Millsboro. Instead of flowers, the family suggests contributions be made to: Shelton Family Fund, c/o Sussex Federal Credit Union, 1600 Del. 1, Lewes, DE 19958.


Emory Wayne Streets  1924-2013
Jun 11, 2013 

Mr. Emory Wayne Streets, 88, of Dover, passed away Saturday, June 8, 2013, at the Delaware Hospice Center, Milford. Mr. Streets was born in Millsboro to the late Clarence A. and Martha Ann Streets. In addition to his parents, he is also preceded in death by an ex-wife, Carolese, (Carrie) Streets; brothers Sherman, Melvin and Nelson Street; and sisters, Catherine Hopkins, Theresa Carney and Edith Harmon.

Emory was an electronic engineer with Sony Electronics in New York City. After moving back to Delaware he worked at Shepards Place as a supervisor of maintenance. He was a U.S. Army veteran having served in World War II, and a member of the American Legion. He loved gardening, yard sales, helping people, family reunions, and family life. He was very outgoing, friendly and strong willed.

He is survived by a son, Charles (Chuck) Streets and wife Paula of Bridgeton, N.J.; a brother, Norman Street and wife Janell of San Diego, Calif.; sisters, Elva Morris and husband John of St. Augustine, Fla., and Shirley Daisey and husband William of Dover; fiancé Barbara Schumacher of Dover; grandchildren, Charles Streets Jr. and Brad Streets; stepdaughter Alleyne Hughley of New York; sisters-in-law Patience Harmon of Millsboro, Elaine Street of New Jersey and Doris Street of California; a brother-in-law, Noah Hopkins of New Jersey. He is also survived by a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and extended family and friends. 

A funeral service will be held at 1:30 p.m., Friday, June 14, at Watson Funeral Home, 211 S. Washington St., Millsboro, where friends may call after 12:30 p.m. Burial will follow at Harmony Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to the American Cancer Society, 92 Reads Way, Suite 205, New Castle, DE 19720, or Delaware Hospice, 100 Patriots Way, Milford, DE 19963.


Etta P. Miller Street 1909-1998

Etta P. Street of Millsboro died of heart failure Friday, June 5, 1998, in Beebe Medical Center, Lewes. She was 88. Mrs. Street was born in New London, Conn., the daughter of the late Williams and Rosie Morris Miller. She was a homemaker. Mrs. Street was a member of the Indian River Mission United Methodist Church, near Millsboro, and the Nanticoke Indian Association.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence S. Street, in 1957. She is survived by four sons, James Street, Sr., William Street, Reginald Street, all of Millsboro, and Vincent Street of Orlando, Fla.; a brother, Roland Miller of Millsboro; two sisters, Elsie Jackson and Delmea Harmon, both of Millsboro; 10 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

Service will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Indian Mission United Methodist Church, east of Millsboro on Rt. 5, where friends may call two hours prior to the service. The Rev. Sterling Greene will officiate. Burial will be in the adjoining church cemetery. Arrangements by Watson Funeral Home, Millsboro.


Escuss 'Tony' Street Sr. 1917-1998

A funeral service for Escuss 'Tony' Street Sr., of Milford, was held on Saturday, Feb. 7 at Trader Funeral Home, Dover, Delaware. He died of congestive heart failure on Tuesday, Feb. 3, in Milford Memorial Hospital. He as born near Lewes, the son of Elmer and Mary Street, in 1917.

He was a US Merchant Marine for over 40 years, and served in WWII. Escuss Street was a member of Immanuel United Methodist Church of Cheswold and a former member of Indian Mission Church in Millsboro.

He was preceded in death by his son, Randolph Hood. Mr. Street is survived by two daughters, Erma Winstead of Milton and Mia 'Dawn' Street Gillis and son-in-law Damon L. Gillis, of Milford, with whom he lived; his son, Escuss 'Pete' Street Jr. and daughter-in-law Gigi Street, of Millersville, N Y.; 13 brothers, Harold Street of Mississippi, Weldon Street, of Seattle, Wash., Richard Street, Nolan Street and Everett Street, all of Lewes, Newlin Street of Wilmington, Robert Street and Ronald Street of Selbyville, Roy Street of Harbeson, Victor and Carl Street, both of Ellendale, Nathan Street of California and Garciel Street of Milford; five sisters, Margaret Harris of Wilmington, Pearl Burks of California, Ruth Street of Texas, Merle Street of Ellendale and Marion Street of Dover, five grandchildren; Javarr A. Street, Sabrina C Gillis, Tammy Street, Tina Street and Escuss Street III; one great-grandchild, Escuss Street IV, and many nieces and nephews.

Burial was held at Immanuel United Methodist Church Cemetery, Cheswold.


Everett "Ricky" Street ~1963-1993
7 Jan 1994

Everett "Ricky" Street, 30, Nebraska Avenue in Washington, D.C., formerly of Lewes, died Friday, Dec. 31. 1993 of heart and lung failure at Sibley Memorial Hospital after being stricken at home.

Mr. Street was president and chief executive officer of Potomac Preferred Properties, Washington.

He became a real estate agent in 1982. He was a member of the Washington Board of Realtors. A Lewes native, he graduated from Cape Henlopen High School in 1981, and attended Delaware Technical and Community College in Georgetown, Wesley Co!lege in Dover, and George Washington University in Washington, DC.

Mr. Street is survived by his parents, Everett and Gladys Johnson Street of Lewes; a brother Garciel "Butch" Street of Lewes; and a sister, Luciel Benson of Bear.

Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 8, at Israel United Methodist Church near Five Points, Lewes, where family and friends may call after 11:30 a.m. Burial will be in Christ's Church Cemetery near Harbeson.


Gertrude Street 1884-1966

Mrs. Gertrude Street, 81, of Lewes died at her home Saturday, Feb. 19, 1966, after a long illness.

She is survived by her husband, Joseph L. Street; two daughters , Mrs. Doris Rice of Baltimore and Mrs. Ann Eighmill of Washington, DC; three sons; Joseph Street Jr. of Washington DC, Preston of Wilmington and Evans of Lewes; a sister, Mrs. Marie V. Crane of Phildelphia and a brother Joseph of Portland, Ore.

Funeral services will be held at 1 tomorrow afternoon at Isreal Methodist Church, Lewes. Friends may call tonight at Young's Funeral Home, Lewes.


Gregory G. Street ~1950-2001
Dec 2001

Gregory G. Street of Mantua died Saturday, Dec. 1, 2001, in his home. He was 51. Mr. Street was born in Philadelphia.

He had lived in Mantua since 1963, and was a truck driver for many years.

He was preceded in death by his father, Benjamin Street. He is survived by his mother, Minerva E. Jackson Street of Mantua; a daughter, Nila E. Street of Blackwood; a brother, Gary G. Street of Crescent City, Fla.; and many friends.

Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today at Smith Funeral Home, 47 Main St., Mantua. Service will be 1 p.m. Friday at Watson Funeral Home, 11 Washington St., Millsboro, where friends also may call two hours earlier. The Rev. Carl Jackson will officiate.


Harold Carlton Street Sr.

Contributed by Harold C. "Trey" Street III 19 Aug 2005, who notes, "This information pertains to my grandfather, Harold Carlton Street Sr., who is a Nanticoke Indian"

Harold Carlton Street Sr.
Date of Birth: April 4, 1921
Date of Death: January 24, 2000
Last Residence: Hattiesburg, MS

Married: Elizabeth (Betty) Olivia Groves Street [20 Dec 1926 - 12 Oct 1992]

Harold Carlton Street Jr., Residence: Pearl, MS
David Street, Residence: Madison, MS
Mary Virginia Hooks (Street), Residence: Petal, MS
Gene Allen Street, Residence: Petal, MS

Harold Carlton "Trey" Street III, Residence: Huntsville, AL
Adam Ryan Street, Residence: Wiggins, MS
Jill Suzanne (Street) Walters, Residence: Boca Raton, FL
Miranda Street, unk Residence in MS)
Alex Street, Residence: Jackson, MS
Michael Hooks, Residence: Petal, MS
Mitchell Hooks, Residence: Petal, MS

Harry Streets ~1885-1981

Harry Streets, 96, a resident of the Tilton Terrace Nursing Home, 801 N. Broom St., died Sunday, January 25, 1981, in the nursing home after a long illness. Mr. Streets was a farmer in the Cheswold area until he retired in 1950. (Associated with the) Cheswold Fire Company (reproduction poor).

He is survived by a son, Seville E. of Boulder, Colo., a daughter, Ethel S. DiSabatino of Wilmington; eight grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren.

Services will be Wednesday at the Matthews-Bryson Funeral Home, 53 W. Commerce St., Smyrna. Burial will be private.


Harvey Street ~1916-1967

Harvey Street, 51, a native of Delaware died yesterday, Sept. 22, 1967, in the Veterans Administration Hospital, Los Angeles. He lived in that city at 755 E. 54th Street. Mr. Street was born in Millsboro and left Wilmington 10 years ago. He had been a waitor at the former Hob Tea Room and worked for the former Wilmington Jobbing Co.

Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Ellen Street; two brothers, Howard Street, Wilmington and Alonzo Street, Los Angeles and five half-brothers and half-sisters in California.

Services will be Tuesday afternoon at 1:30 in the Peoples Funeral Home, 4250 S. Central Ave. Los Angeles.


Henry D. Street 1916-2011
15 Mar 2011

Henry D. Street, aged 94, of Millsboro, passed peacefully on Friday, March 4, 2011, at the home of his niece, Veronica Lee Williams and her husband, Rev. Harrison Cardell Williams.

He is survived by his brother, David; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. He is preceded in death by brothers, Richard, Clarence, and Herman; and his sisters, Dorothy, Anna and Helen.

A Memorial Service will be 1 p.m., Saturday, March 19, at Watson Funeral Home, 211 S. Washington St., Millsboro, where friends may call one hour prior. The family is eternally grateful for the loving, compassionate care of the Delaware Hospice and caretakers of Generations.


John C. Street

John C. Street, 68, a publishing company retiree, of Vineland died Tuesday evening in Newcomb Medical Center, Vineland. Born in Atlantic City, he was the husband of Doris (Geckle) Street and a resident of the Vineland area most of his life.

A 1943 graduate of Vineland High School, he was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and was formerly employed at Kimble Glass Company in Vineland and later at Howe's Standard Publishing Company in Vineland for many years.

Besides his wife. he is survived by a son, Kenneth J. at home; a daughter, Linda L. Street of Vineland; a granddaughter, Rebecca Street of Bridgeton; and a great-grandson, Michael Street of Bridgeton.

Services will be from the Pancoast Funeral Home, 676 S. Main Road, Vineland., with the Rev. Harry Parker of the First Baptist Church of Vineland officiating. Interment will be in Siloam Cemetery, Vineland.


Lillian M. Bradley Street ~1914-1999

Lillian M. Street of Preston, MD, died of heart failure Wednesday, June 16, 1999, in Shore Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Denton. She was 85. Mrs. Street was born Sept. 11, 1913, in New Castle County, Del., the daughter of the late John W. and Mary L. Volk Bradley. She had been a homemaker her entire adult life.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Elmer R. Street, July 4, 1974; a brother, John Bradley; and three sisters, Polly Douglas, Jean Thornton and Margerite Nelson.  She is survived by two sons, Byard Street and Joseph A. Street, both of Preston; two brothers, Joseph A. Bradley of Port St. Lucie, Fla., and Robert Bradley of Millsboro, Del.; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Service will be 11 a.m. Saturday at the Williamson Funeral Home, 311 S. Main St., Federalsburg, where friends may call one hour prior to the service. The Rev. Thomas Tapley, pastor of Easton Church of God, will officiate. Burial will be in Junior Order Cemetery, Preston.


Marjorie Bernice Hughes Streett 1916-2002

Marjorie Bernice Hughes Streett of near Harbeson died of heart failure Friday, April 26, 2002, in Beebe Medical Center, Lewes. She was 85.
Mrs. Streett was born Dec. 5, 1916, in Cheswold, daughter of the late Edward and Letitia Hughes.

Her early education was received at the Fork Branch School in Cheswold. Mrs. Street married William Vernon Streett, then of Milton, Dec. 17, 1934. She had been employed by Anderson Stokes, Thomas Dean Fooks Inc. and the former National Cash Register Co. She did her very best as long as she was able. She became very ill, resulting in disability, about 28 years ago. However, in spite of illness, she strove to be very independent, which was one of her strong characteristics. She exemplified concerns for her friends and neighbors. She was an avid reader. Her hobbies included sewing, crafts and word search. Her favorite saying was "Nobody knows but me and my Savior." She was a very kind and caring person. She was a devoted mother of nine children. She was always dependable and noted for being on time. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends. Mrs. Streett was an active member of Israel United Methodist Church for many years. She was a charter member of the United Methodist Women and served diligently as long as she was physically able. She was a faithful member of the original Young Adult Fellowship. She sang with the YAF choral group and also the senior choir. She participated in many of the activities of the church and was a loyal member. She was a great supporter of the Rabbit's Ferry PTA. She attended the Nanticoke Indian Center and, in her later years, the Huling Cove Center in Lewes.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband; two sisters, Anna Wright and Mary Ciscero; two brothers, John Hughes and William "Bill" Hughes; and her oldest daughter, Phyllis Elaine Streett. She is survived by eight children and the respective spouses of some, Merian Carlise Harmon and Ralph Harmon of Hartly, Shirley Ann Street, William Vernon Streett Jr. and Betty Streett and Patricia Yvonne Maull and Jerry Maull, all of Harbeson, Carolyn Anita Morris and Harvey Morris, Mel Tyrone Streett and Kathy Streeet and Anthony Wayne Streett and Jacalyn Streett, all of Lewes, and Joyce Arlene Shockley and Samuel Shockley of Milford; a brother, Clarence Donald Hughes of Cheswold; 19 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Israel United Methodist Church, Plantation Road, Lewes, where friends may call two hours earlier. Arrangements by Watson Funeral Home Inc., Millsboro.


Martha A. Street ~1896-1977
(Written note:  D.  March 20, 1977)

Obituary:  Martha A. Street, 81, of near Millsboro, Del. died Friday at Beebe Hospital, Lewes, Del. after a lengthy illness.

She is survived by her husband, C. Albert Street; five daughters, Elva Morris, Cedarville, Shirley Daisey, Paulsboro and Edith Harmon, Tressa Carney and Catherine Hopkins, all of Millsboro; five sons, Melvin Street, Mount Royal, Sherman Street, Rosenhayn, Nelson Street, Bridgeton, Emory Street, Long Island, N.Y. and Norman Street, San Diego, Calif.;. an adopted daughter, Patricia Feeney, Philadelphia; an adopted son, Herbert Street. Millville; a sister, Catherine Norwood and a brother, Wingate Street, both of Millsboro; 44 grandchildren, 39 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.

Services will be held Wednesday at 1 p.m. from the Harmony United Methodist Church near Millsboro, with interment to be made in the church cemetery.  Friends may call Tuesday evening at the James and Watson Funeral Home,  211 Washington St., Millsboro, Del.


McClaren Streets ~1929-2007
26 Jul 2007

McClaren "Sonny" Streets, 78, of Fairfield Twp., died Tuesday afternoon, July 24, 2007, at the South Jersey Regional-Medical Center, Vineland. He had been in failing health for the past year. Born in Gouldtown, he was the son of the late Arnold Sinclair and Emily (nee Gould) Streets, and had been a resident of the Fairfield Twp. area his entire life.

Sonny was the owner-operator of M. Streets Septic Service and had operated the business for the past 54 years, until his health failed. The business was started by his grandfather, and Sonny¹s sons, McClaren and William, assisted their father in the operation, making it a fourth generation business. He also was formerly employed with Martin Dye Corporation, Cumberland County Road Dept., and the West Company in Millville. He enjoyed motorcycle riding, horseback riding, camping, and most recently watching the fish in his pond. He was a member of the Nanticoke Lenni Lenape Indians of Bridgeton, and a veteran of the Korean War, serving in the United States Army, where he was decorated with the Korean Service Medal, two Bronze Service Stars, and the United Nations Service Medal.

Surviving him are his daughter, Letisha E. "Tish" Streets Mosley, of Millville; two sons, McClaren A. "Buddy" Streets, of Bridgeton, and William A. Streets, of Millville; four grandchildren, Brandon Arnold Streets, Heather Nicole Streets, Thomas Streets, and Stephanie Streets. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by three sisters, Doris Santos, Matilda Money Streets, and Betty Cuff.

Family and friends are invited to attend funeral services on Monday, July 30, 2007 at 1 p.m. from the Sray Webster Funeral Home, 62 Landis Ave. at Carll¹s Corner, Upper Deerfield Twp. The Rev. Nathaniel Dunn will officiate. The entombment will take place in Greenwood Memorial Park Mausoleum, Millville, N.J. Friends may call on Sunday evening, July 29, 2007 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home, and again Monday afternoon one hour prior to the services. Written condolences and expressions of sympathy may be expressed to the family by visiting the funeral home Web site at

Michelle Street 1956-2011
17 Apr 2011

Michelle Street, of Margate, NJ, passed away peacefully on April 14, 2011 after a brief illness.

Michelle was always giving and caring and the love she had for others made her loved and respected by all the hearts she touched.

Michelle leaves behind her Husband, Thomas; Mother, Gloria; Sister, Gail; Brother, Claude; nieces and nephews. She was the daughter of Claude & Gloria Marie (Reid) Street Sr., and the granddaughter of William Thomas & Sarah Jane (Harmon) Street.

Funeral service will be held at Saint Michaels Catholic Church 10 N. Mississippi Avenue, Atlantic City at 9AM Mass at 10AM.


Pocahontas Street 1898-1969

Services will be held tomorrow afternoon at 1 at the Indian Mission Church for Mrs. Pocahontas H. Street, killed when her car went off the road and struck a tree Tuesday, near Angola.

Mrs. Street, 70, of Riverdale was travelling west on sussex 48 about 3:30 p.m. when her car went out of control. State police listed her death as a highway fatality yesterday after an autopsy showed she died of a broken spine and heart and liver damage. Her death raised the state highway death toll to 74 compared with 85 at this time last year.

Mrs. Street was a lifelong resident of Sussex County. Her husband, McClaren Street died in 1952. She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Sherry Knesz of Hallendale, Fla. and Mrs. Ramona Mercado of New York City; three sisters; Mrs. Nora Draine of Lewes, Mrs. Katherine Street of Philadelphia and Mrs. Mildred Myers of Long Island, NY; two brothers, Robert B. Street of Philadelphia and Carlos Street of Millsboro; 11 grandchildren and a great grandchild.

Friends may call tonight at the James Funeral Home, Millsboro. Interment will be in the Indian Mission Church Cemetary.


Reginald A. Street ~1939-2007
14 Apr 2007

1) Reginald A. Street of Millsboro died Thursday, April 12, 2007, in Smyrna. He was 68. Reginald enjoyed working and his family, and was a member of the First Seventh Day Adventist Church, Millsboro. He was preceded in death by his parents, Lawrence Shelton and Etta (Miller) Street. He is survived by his brothers, James Street of Millsboro, Vincent Street of Orlando, Fla., and William Street of Millsboro. Services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday in Watson Funeral Home, 211 Washington St., Millsboro, where friends may call one hour prior. Interment will be in Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Millsboro.

2) Reginald A. Street, 68, of Millsboro, died Thursday, April 12, 2007. Mr. Street was the son of the late Lawrence Shelton and Etta Miller Street. He enjoyed working and being with his family. He was a member of the 1st Seventh Day Adventist Church in Millsboro. He is survived by his brothers, James Street of Millsboro, Vincent Street of Orlando, Fla. and William Street of Millsboro. Services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, April 18, at Watson Funeral Home, 211 Washington St., Millsboro, where friends may call one hour prior. Burial will be in Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Millsboro. Arrangements by Watson Funeral Home, Millsboro.


Richard C. Street 1923-2011
18 May 2011 

Richard C. Street passed away on May 6 in Dover, Delaware. 

Survived by his wife Kathleen Mae (nee Stanton), his children Ramona Lacey (Joe), Elona Street-Stewart (David), Ivenette Street Neumayer (Jim), Dawn Gerhart (Gary), Richard J. (Lori), Deanna Street Johnson (Don), and Tracey Esser (Tom), also 18 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren, his former spouse, Marybella Street and many loving brothers and sisters.  Predeceased by his daughter Winona Miles. 

Relatives and friends are invited to his Memorial Services at the Indian Mission Church (UMC), Sussex County, DE at a later date.  In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory to: Nanticoke Indian Association, 27073 John J. Williams Highway, Millsboro, DE 19966, would be appreciated.


Richard J. H. Street

Richard J. H. Street of Dover died Saturday, July 17, 1999, in Capital Healthcare Services, Dover. He was 91.  Mr. Street was born on Aug. 24, 1907, in Galesburg, Ill., the son of the late Gerald and Francis Street.

He graduated from Tower Hill School, attended Pennsylvania Military College and Massachusetts Institute of Technology and graduated from the University of Delaware with a degree in civil engineering.

Mr. Street worked on various secondary road projects in and around Wilmington. While with the DuPont Co. during World War II he was involved in various planning and development projects as well as the Manhattan Project at the Savannah River Site. He retired after almost 30 years of service with E. F. Higgings Co., as treasurer.

He was an avid baseball fan, who saw many of the great players of the time including Babe Ruth and Ty Cobb. He was an avid reader, gardener and loved philosophical discussions.

Mr. Street was a member of the Optimist Club and the University and Whist Club.  He is survived by three sons, Richard J. Street of Lindenwold, N.J., Edward J. H. Street of Campbell, Calif., and Gerald I. H. Street of Dover; four grandchildren; Andrew J. H. Street of Alexandria, Va., Rebecca E. Street of Boston, Mass., Jonathon N. H. Street of Newark, and Sarah H. Street of Dover.  Service and burial will be private and the convenience of the family.


Robert E. “Bobby” Street 1940-1992

Robert E. “Bobby” Street, 52, of Bridgeton, died Monday evening in South Jersey Hospital System, Millville Division.  Born in Cedarville, he was the husband of Dorothy (Milbourne) Street and the son of Melvin Street Sr. of Mt. Royal and Annabell (Jones) Street of Cedarville.

An area resident most of his life, he was employed by Clement Pappas of Seabrook as a fork lift operator for a year when he became disabled due to a working accident. He was an active member of Bethel Pentecostal Church where he was a trustee, Sunday school treasurer and the pastor’s chauffeur.

In addition to his wife and parents, he is survived by his stepmother, Patience Street of Mt. Royal; three sons, Vincent Sr., Warren Sr. and Robert Jr. of Bridgeton; two daughters, Sondra Crook of Millville and Cheryl Street of Bridgeton; five brothers, Melvin Jr. of Vineland, Edwin of Bridgeton, George of Rosenhayn, Ronald of Gouldtown and William of Tacoma, Wash.; a sister, Darlyn Nichols of Bridgeton; and 12 grandchildren.  He was predeceased by a sister, Phillis Street.

Services will be noon Saturday at the Bethel Pentecostal Church, South Avenue, Bridgeton, with the Bishop Ruth E. Satchell and Eulogist Elder Karen J. Butler officiating.  Interment will be in Gouldtown Memorial Park, Fairfield Township.  Friends may call Saturday morning two hours prior to the services at the church.  Arrangements are under the direction of the Edwards and Son Funeral Home of Bridgeton.


Sherman Street ~1935-2006
Bridgeton News 25 Jul 2006

Sherman Street, age 71, of Dover Delaware, died Sunday July 23, 2006 at the Bay Health, Kent General Hospital, Dover, Delaware.

Mr. Street retired from the N.J. Department of Transportation.

He was predeceased by his parents Clarence A. and Martha A. Street, by siblings, Melvin Street, Tressa Carney, Catherine Hopkins, and Edith Harmon, and by grandchildren Stephanie Rexroad, Darron Street Jr. He is survived by his wife, Doris Street, sons, Michael Street and wife Gerda of Dover; Larry Street and wife JoAnn of Bridgeton, N.J.; Gregory Street of Frederica, Del., Kenneth Street and wife Margaret of Bridgeton, N.J.; Mark Street of Calif.; Darron Street of Ariz., daughter; Sharon Cassidy, Frederica, Del.; step kids, Walter Bard Jr. of Bridgeton, N.J.; Ronald Bard of Salem N.J.; Valerie Bard of Fla., Vickie Bard of Ind., sisters and brothers; Nelson Street of Bridgeton, N.J., Emory Street of Dover, Del.; Norman Street of San Diego Calif.; Elva Morris of St. Augustine Fla.. Shirley Daisey of Dover, Del., 11 grandchildren 10 step grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren.

Services are Friday July 28, 2006 at noon at the Harmony United Methodist Church Rt. 24, Millsboro, Del. Friends may call at the church from 11-12 Friday and friends may call from 6-8 Thursday at the Watson Funeral Home, 211 Washington St., Millsboro, Del. Interment: Harmony Cemetery, Del., officiating: pastor Colby Matlock. In lieu of flowers; contributions may be made to: The American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 1131 Fairfax Va., 22038-1131. Letters of condolences may be emailed to: Watson Funeral Home,


Stephanie Street-Rexroad 1971-2004
27 Sep 2004
Stephanie Street-Rexroad, 33, Evergreen Dr., Dover, passed away Monday, September 27, 2004. She was born on June 19, 1971, in Bad Windshiem, Germany to Michael and Gerda Held Street.  She was a homemaker, loving mother that enjoyed being with her family. Stephanie touched many lives.

She is survived by Son, James Rexroad of Dover, DE. Daughter, Emilie Weiss of Dover, DE. Daughter, Christina Weiss of Dover, DE. Daughter, Katrina Weiss of Dover, DE. Brother, Michael Street Jr., Milford, DE. Sister, Jasmin Street of Dover, DE. Paternal Grand Parents, Sherman & Doris Street of Dover, DE. Paternal Grand Parent, Irma Jackson of Frederica, DE.

Remembrance Services will be held Friday 10/01/2004 01:00 PM at Trader Funeral Home in Dover, DE Burial will be at the Sharon Hill memorial Park Dover, DE.   Letters of condolences may be sent to or


Thomas Evans Street ~1923-2004

Thomas Evans Street of Lewes died Saturday, Oct. 30, 2004, in the Harrison House of Georgetown, Georgetown. Mr. Street was born near Lewes, son of the late Jospeh L. and Edwina Spencer Street.

He was a self-employed farmer.Mr. Street was a member of the Georgetown Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses, Georgetown.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Kerwin Street, in 2002. He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Betty Harmon Street; a son, Joseph A. Street of Lewes; a brother, Joseph S. Street of New Jersey; a sister, Annie Eighmie of Washington, D.C.; and three grandchildren, Sara Jo Street, Jasmyn Nicole Street, and Andrew Phillip Street.

Services will be 1 p.m. Saturday in Watson Funeral Home, 211 Washington St., Millsboro, where friends may call one hour earlier. Burial will be in the Israel Church Cemetery, Lewes.

Thomas W. Street ~1963-2008
19 Jan 2008

Thomas W. Street, age 44, of Bear, DE, died suddenly on Sunday, January 13, 2008. Born in Philadelphia, PA on March 7, 1963, Mr. Street was a graduate of Drexel University with a bachelor's degree in Communications and Applied Technology.

He was employed with the DuPont Company for many years, before establishing his own company, TWS Technical Services, in 2005. Mr. Street was a member of Holy Family parish in Newark. Throughout his life, he greatly enjoyed trips to the beach, especially to Cape Henlopen State Park.

He is survived by his parents, Patricia A. and Earl P. Street of Lewes, DE; his former wife and close friend, Nancy Street of Newark, DE; his stepdaughter, Kristine N. DeBoda of Newark, DE; his 2 brothers, James P. Street and wife, Karen, of Newark, DE; and Stephen C. Street and wife, Cindi, of Claymont, DE; his 3 sisters, Kathleen P. Stearley and husband, David, of Newark, DE; Patricia A. McKelvey and husband, Frank, of Wilmington, DE; and Theresa L. Sipprell and husband, Michael, of Humble, TX; his aunt, Sister Anna May O'Neill of Flourtown, PA; many nieces and nephews; many friends; and his beloved pet dogs, Dinero and Peso.

Friends may call from 9:30-11:30 am on Tuesday, January 22, 2008, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 W. Park Place, Newark, DE. Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 12 Noon at Holy Family R.C. Church, E. Chestnut Hill and Gender Roads, Newark, DE.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Catholic Charities, Attention: Family Crisis Intervention Fund, 2601 W. 4th Street, Wilmington, DE 19805 (302/655-9624).


William Burton Street  (no date listed)

1) William Burton Street, 57 of near Millsboro, was pronounced dead at 12:15 p.m. from a fractured skull at the Beebe Hospital by Dr. R. L. Klingel, state deputy medical examiner. Street was one of the logging crew working for Sen. Eugene D. Bookhammer, R-Lewes, in the woods on the Rollins farm about two and a half miles west of here.

State police said the victim was operating a caterpillar tractor pulling logs from the woods. A fellow workman, Voyd Harmon, of near Millsboro was felling a 35 foot tree near the path the caterpillar was dragging the logs. Police said wind blew the falling tree on top of Street as he rode the vehicle.

The Lewes Fire Department ambulance took the logger to the hospital where he died two hours later. Funeral arrangements are pending at the James Funeral Home in Millsboro.

2) W. Burton Street Funeral services for W. Burton Street, 57,a logger killed Thursday, will be tomorrow at 1 p.m. at Harmony Methodist Church.

Street died of a fractured skull when a tree fell on him in a woods 2 1/2 miles east of Lewes. He was working for State Sen. Eugene D. Bookhammer, R-Lewes. He was a member of the Community Brotherhood and pianist for the United Gospel Chorus for 15 years. he was a veteran of World War II.

Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Emma Street; four sisters; Mrs. Pocahontas Street, Millsboro; Mrs. Dora Draine, Lewes; Mrs. Catherine Taylor, Phildelphia and Mrs. Mildred Myers, Long Island, NY and a brother, Carlos, Millsboro. Friends may call at the James Funeral Home, Millsboro, 7 to 9 tonight.



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