Obituaries for persons in the Dover area or with relatives in the Dover area.
Master Sgt. Roy Andrews, USAF (Ret.)
Funeral services for Roy Andrews, 74, of Rehoboth Beach, formerly of Dover, will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 28, in the Parsell Funeral Homes & Crematorium, 16961 Kings Highway, Rehoboth, where friends may call beginning at 10 a.m. Mr. Andrews died Friday, May 23, 2008, at home.
Mr. Andrews was born Sept. 23, 1933, in Sparta, N.C., son of the late Alonzo and Lori Sparks Andrews.
A veteran of the U.S. Air Force, Mr. Andrews had served during the Korean conflict and the Vietnam War. He had retired from the Air Force at Dover Air Force Base with the rank of master sergeant.
Following his military retirement, he owned and operated four charter fishing boats, Lady Esther, Missene 3, Missene 2 and Super Shark, out of the Indian River Inlet for 40 years.
He was a member of the Ocean View Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 7234 and enjoyed motorcycles, fishing and working on boat engines and boats in general.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister, Tressie Wiley.
Mr. Andrews is survived by his wife of 53 years, Esther E. Leftwich Andrews; his daughter, Michelle Andrews of Lewes; his son and daughter-in-law, Jeffrey and Jamie Andrews of Lewes; a grandson, Austin Brock; a granddaughter, Kearah Andrews of Lewes; and two sisters, Treva Deboard of Maryland and Rosalie Tenney of Maine.
Interment will be in Henlopen Memorial Park Cemetery, Milton.
Teresa L. Clark
Funeral services for Teresa L. Clark, 46, of Harrington, were held Sunday, May 25, in the Melvin Funeral Home, Harrington. Mrs. Clark died Thursday, May 22, at home.
Mrs. Clark was born in Milford, daughter of the late Odes Collins and Thelma Tatman.
Her main purpose in life was taking care of her family and raising her children. She took various part-time jobs over the years, including working at Bobola Farms and Loblolly Acres, to get out and meet people.
Mrs. Clark enjoyed planting flowers at her home, vegetable gardening, painting and spending time with the children in the pool. She also loved watching movies with children and visiting Killens Pond State Park with her family.
She will be well remembered by her family and friends as a kind and considerate woman. She helped anyone she could, and got along with everyone.
A hard worker all her life, Mrs. Clark instill these traits in her children. She was the guiding force behind her children and all their accomplishments and in their schooling. She was the best mother her children could have hoped for and she always was there for them, no matter the circumstances.
To her husband, she was the pillar of the family and is simply irreplaceable. She was deeply loved and will be deeply missed.
Mrs. Clark is survived by her loving husband of 18 years, Homer Clark Jr. of Harrington; a son, Aaron H. Clark of Harrington; a daughter, Sarah E. Clark of Harrington; four brothers and their wives, Irving and Kathy Tatman and Odes Lee and Pam Tatman, all of Felton, Roger and Kathy Tatman of Hartly and Richard and Barbie Tatman of Harrington; a sister and her fiancé Shirley Tatman and Terry Mitchell of Harrington; several nieces, nephews and cousins; and her beloved pets, Pop Pop and Barney.
Interment was in Hollywood Cemetery, Harrington.
John C. ‘Jay’ Comeaux Sr.
Funeral services for John C. “Jay” Comeaux Sr., 78, of Marydel, Md., were held Sunday, May 25, in the Fleegle and Helfenbein Funeral Home, Greensboro, Md. Mr. Comeaux died Wednesday, May 21, 2008.
Mr. Comeaux was a U.S. Air Force veteran, retiring after 20 years of service.
He was a member of the Community Baptist Church. Mr. Comeaux was loved by his church and family, and will be sorely missed by all who knew him.
Mr. Comeaux is survived by his wife of 20 years, Dawn Comeaux; three sons, John C. Comeaux Jr. of Marydel, Del., Rodney Comeaux of Pocomoke, Md., and Jay C. Comeaux of Marydel; a brother, Jimmy Comeaux, and a sister, Amy Delcambre, both of Louisiana; and four grandchildren, Brian, David, Kathy and Philip.
Interment was in Greensboro Cemetery.
Ronald ‘Steven’ Crabtree
Funeral services for Ronald “Steven” Crabtree, 25, of Dover, were held Saturday, May 24, in Milford First Baptist Church. Mr. Crabtree died Wednesday, May 21, 2008, at Bayhealth-Kent General Hospital, Dover.
Mr. Crabtree was born in Durham, N.C., son of Terri L. Meiers of Albion, N.Y., and the late Ronald W. Crabtree.
He was a graduate of Greenwood High School and was unemployed because of his disability. He was a true friend and someone who enjoyed his family.
Mr. Crabtree had a special fondness for animals, especially dogs, and was an avid reader.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by his stepfather, Kenneth A. Avery of Dover; a sister, Beth Hartford of Dover; his maternal grandmother, Dorothy Sparks and her husband, Preston, of Millsboro; a maternal grandfather, Thorley Halstead of Harrington; his paternal grandparents, Bill and Phyllis Avery of Coats, N.C.; and several aunts and uncles.
Interment was private.
Arrangements were by Michael J. Ambruso Funeral Director, Dover.
Philip Henry Dixon Jr.
Celebration of life services for Philip Henry Dixon Jr., 71, of Dover, were held Friday, May 23, in the Emmanuel A.M.E. Church, Hartly. Mr. Dixon died Friday, May 16, 2008, in Bayhealth-Kent General Hospital, Dover.
Mr. Dixon was born Feb. 4, 1937, in Dover, son of the late Philip Dixon Sr. and Lillian Dixon.
He graduated from William Henry High in 1956 and was a graduate of the technical trade school, where he received a degree in art and a degree in technology for foreign cars. He loved to hunt and fish, and would share his passion with anyone and everyone.
During his illness Mr. Dixon loved to be driven by the fishing ponds to see if the tides were up and take drives in the country in the truck he loved.
He was a very active and devoted member of Emmanuel A.M.E. Church, Hartly, and served as a member of the church school, Steward Board Emeritus, Class No. 1. Trustee Board, Sons of Allen, men’s choir, Board of Christian Education and was the past president of the senior choir for 18 years.
Mr. Dixon received the Outstanding Historical Achievement of South Carolina, was a past Boy Scout troop master of Troop 248 and served as the district commissioner for Boy Scouts local area, Hartly.
In his free time, he enjoyed reading and collecting comic books, porcelain and stuffed dogs. He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Dixon was preceded in death by two daughters, Evelyn Cassandra Dixon and Sheila Ann Harmon.
He is survived by his loving and devoted with, Evelyn C. Watson Dixon, who he married March 15, 1958; a son and daughter-in-law, Philip and Thelma Dixon of Felton; two daughters and a son-in-law, Cheryl and John Pitts of Dover and Charlotte Trower of Smyrna; and eight grandchildren, William Gibbs Jr., Brandon Dixon, Roteasha Gibbs, Jeffery Dixon, Areysha Freeman, Shantel Dixon, Trevon Trower and Shaliyah Greene.
Mr. Dixon also is survived by four brothers and their wives, Preston and Naomi Bessix of Star Hill, Andrew and Bessie Sullivan of Aberdeen, Md., the Rev. Walter and Consdevella Dixon of Smyrna and Harry and Debbie Dixon of Dover; two sisters, Charlotte Tull of Harrington and Bertha Green and her husband Tom of New Jersey; four sisters-in-law, Bessie Brokenbrough of Dover, Iris Turner and her husband Richard of Salisbury, Md., Della Harris of Wilmington and Darlene Lee of Smyrna; three brothers-in-law, Jimmy Watson and his wife Edith of Smyrna, Allee Watson Jr. of New Castle and Samuel Watson and his wife Linda of New Castle; special cousins, Thomas and Greta Fountain, Blanche Wisher, Betty Wisher and Robert Fountain; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Interment was in the Sharon Hills Memorial Park, Dover.
Arrangements were by Bennie Smith Funeral Home, Dover.
Beatrice Keys Favors
Memorial services for Beatrice Keys Favors, 78, of Dover, were held Friday, May 23, in Bennie Smith Funeral Home, Dover. Mrs. Favors died Sunday, May 18, 2008, at home, surrounded by her loving family.
Mrs. Favors was born Oct. 12, 1929, daughter of the late Griffin and Stella Keys.
She received her education in Baltimore.
Mrs. Favors enjoyed traveling with her husband to places such as New York, Montana, the Philippines and Massachusetts and would hand-paint color onto the black and white photographs he would take.
She loved to bowl and play bingo and was quite skilled at both games, but her greatest joy of all was spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Favors was preceded in death by her husband, Walter James Favors Sr.; a daughter, Vivian Ann Townes; and two sons, Irvin Austin Favors and Walter James Favors Jr.
Mrs. Favors is survived by her daughter, caretaker and best friend, Evelyn Favors Washington and her son-in-law, Donald L. Washington Sr.; a brother, John C. Keys; and a special daughter-in-law, Marian E. Favors.
She also is survived by five grandsons and the wives of two, Roshique P.D. and Karen Favors, Irvin D. and Felicia Favors, and Julius L. Favors, Donald L. Washington Jr. and James A. Washington; two granddaughters, Dawn C. Favors and her husband, Michael, and Charmain L. Favors and her husband, Nate.
In addition, she is survived by 12 great-grandchildren, Joniqua, Jackie, Treyanna, Shaquora, Danielle, Noah, Jasmyn, Iyanna, Irvin Jr., Charnae, Micaiah and Aigner; two sisters-in-law, Gladys Keys and Gearldine Jeter; a dear niece, Patricia Edmunson Lee and her children, Michael and Tiza; a special nephew, Albert Keys; and a host of cousins, great-nieces and great-nephews, friends and loved ones.
Dorothy E. Gentry
Graveside services for Dorothy E. Gentry, 90, of Dover, were held Tuesday, May 27, in Sharon Hills Memorial Park, Dover. Mrs. Gentry died Tuesday, May 20, 2008, at Bayhealth-Kent General Hospital, Dover.
Mrs. Gentry was born June 2, 1917, in Asheville, N.C., daughter of the late J. Louis Everhart and Nettie Ramsen Brown Everhart.
She worked as a bookkeeper with her husband at James Gentry TV and Stereo Repair Shop.
Mrs. Gentry enjoyed sewing, gardening, crocheting and antiquing.
She was a member of the Century Club and the Jaycees.
She was preceded in death by her husband, James H. Gentry Sr., in 1995; four brothers, Nels, William, Edward and James Everhart; and her sister, Florence Powell.
Mrs. Gentry is survived by her son, James H. Gentry Jr. of New Monmouth, N.J.; her daughter, Jane G. Polo of Dover; five grandchildren, Michael Polo of Delaware, Steven Polo of Connecticut, Theresa Polo of California, Edward Gentry of Tennessee and Carl Gentry of New Jersey; and six great-grandchildren.
Local arrangements were by Torbert Funeral Chapel, Dover.
Memorial contributions in Mrs. Gentry’s name may be made to Compassionate Care Hospice, 5610 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington, DE 19808.
Letters of condolence may be sent and guestbook signed at www.torbertfuneral.com.
Mary Jane Hutchison
Memorial services for Mary Jane Hutchison, 52, of Clayton, will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, May 29, in the Faries Funeral Chapel, 29 S. Main St., Smyrna. Mrs. Hutchison died Thursday, May 22, 2008, at the Silver Lake Center, Dover.
Mrs. Hutchison was born July 6, 1955, in Wilmington, daughter of William and Helen Vincent Coleman of Odessa.
She had worked as a salesperson for Hallmark in Dover.
In addition to her parents, she is survived by three sons, Robert Unruh, Bryan L. Hutchison of Dover and Christopher D. Hutchison of Newark; three brothers, Billy Coleman and Mark Coleman both of Smyrna, and Don Coleman of Middletown; a sister, Lee Cooling of Townsend; and two grandchildren.
Interment will be in Old Drawyers Cemetery, Odessa.
Instead of flowers, memorial contributions in Mrs. Hutchison’s name may be made to the Helen Graham Cancer Center, 4701 Ogletown-Stanton Road, Suite 1217, Newark, DE 19713.
Gladys J. Lefner
Funeral services for Gladys J. Lefner, 90, of Hartly, will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 28, in the Torbert Funeral Chapel, 61 S. Bradford St., Dover, where friends may call beginning at 1 p.m. Ms. Lefner died Thursday, May 22, 2008, in the Harrison House, Georgetown.
Ms. Lefner was born April 29, 1918, in Hartly, daughter of the late Anton Lefner and Anna Tylner Lefner.
She graduated from John Bassett Moore High School in Smyrna in 1935 and afterward moved to New York to work for an accountant.
When she returned to Hartly, she went to work as a secretary for Sterling-Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. in Dover and worked there until her retirement.
Ms. Lefner enjoyed reading, gardening and journaling.
She was a member of the Hartly United Methodist Church.
She was preceded in death by her siblings, Rose Lefner, Lillian Sheppard and Joseph Lefner.
Ms. Lefner is survived by her sister, Elsie Moore of Georgia; two nieces and their husbands, Ruthann Bruce Coulson of Felton and Susan and James Trogdan of Cairo, Ga.; a nephew and his wife, Joseph and Carol Lefner of Hartly; and her great-nephew, Christopher Lefner, and great-niece, Heather Lefner, both of Hartly.
Interment will be in the Hartly United Methodist Cemetery.
Memorial donations in Ms. Lefner’s name may be made to a charity of choice.
Letters of condolence may be sent and guestbook signed at www.torbertfuneral.com.
William A. Moor Jr.
A gathering of the friends and relatives of William A. Moor, 58, of Harrington, was held Tuesday, May 27, in Media, Pa. Mr. Moor died Tuesday, May 20, 2008, in Bayhealth-Milford Memorial Hospital, Milford.
Mr. Moor was the son of Margaret McFarland Moor of Upland, Pa., and of the late William A. Moor Sr.
Mr. Moor grew up in the Lenni Heights section of Middletown Township, Pa., and had been a resident of Linwood, Pa., for 12 years before moving to Harrington five years ago.
He had worked with East Coast Poured Walls, Milford, as a heavy equipment mechanic for five years.
Mr. Moor was a man devoted to his family and was a wonderful husband, father and grandfather. He especially adored his three grandchildren.
He loved going to Wildwood, N.J., for vacation each summer.
Mr. Moore was past chief of Lenni Heights Fire Co., where he was a life member, past chief of Aston Beechwood Fire Co. and also as past president and chief engineer of Lower Chichester Fire Department, where he was a life member.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife of 37 years, Linda Schreffler Moor; a son and daughter-in-law, William A. III and Lenore K. Moor Aston, Pa.; a daughter, Tammy L. Moor of New Castle; three grandchildren, Christopher Moor and Kylie Moor and Justin Johnson; two sisters, Connie Heffner of Upland and Sharon Jackson of Arlington, Texas; two brothers, Charles “Bucky” Moor of Virginia and Thomas Moor of Linwood; and several nieces and nephews.
Interment was private.
Charles L. Morris
Funeral services for Charles L. Morris, of Dover, were held Friday, May 23, in Crossroad Christian Church, Dover. Mr. Morris died Sunday, May 18, 2008, at Bayhealth- Kent General Hospital, Dover.
Interment was in John Wesley Church Cemetery, Frederica.
Arrangements were by Bennie Smith Funeral Home, Dover.
Raymond G. Rhodes Sr.
Funeral services for Raymond G. Rhodes Sr., 78, of Harrington, will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 29, in the Melvin Funeral Home, 15522 S. DuPont Highway, Harrington, where friends may call from 6 until 8 p.m. Wednesday. Mr. Rhodes died Sunday, May 25, 2008, at the state of Delaware Veterans’ Home, Milford.
Mr. Rhodes was born in Long Island, N.Y., son of the late Daniel Martin and Margaret Mae Rhodes.
He served his country proudly in the U.S. Army as a paratrooper during the Korean War with the 3rd Armored Calvary Regiment, and also was a heavy weapons instructor.
At one time, he worked for the Edgehill Construction Company.
In his spare time, Mr. Rhodes enjoyed making wood crafts and putting puzzles together. He planted a huge garden every year and always had a bounty of vegetables.
He also was quite the poker player and enjoyed playing with friends and family. He will be remembered as having a heart of gold.
Mr. Rhodes enjoyed being around his grandchildren immensely and gave each of them a nickname that started with the letter “T.”
In addition to his parents, Mr. Rhodes was preceded in death by a son, Raymond G. Rhodes Jr.
He is survived by his loving wife of 46 years, Emma Rhodes of Harrington; a son, Daniel Martin Rhodes of Slatington, Pa.; two daughters, Barbara Cooper of Milford and Anna Plummer of Felton; a sister, Gladys Alicastro of Coral, Fla.; 13 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Interment will be in Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Millsboro.
Memorial contributions in Mr. Rhodes’ name may be made to the Melvin Funeral Home to help defray funeral expenses.
Jeannette Elizabeth Russum
Funeral services for Jeannette Elizabeth Russum, 86, of Dover, were held Monday, May 26, in the Pippin Funeral Home, Wyoming. Ms. Russum died Wednesday, May 21, 2008, at Courtland Manor Nursing Home, Dover.
Mrs. Russum was born July 27, 1921, in Talleyville, daughter of the late William and Annie MacWilliams Shuck.
She enjoyed life as a homemaker and will be remembered as a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She loved to play bingo, and was a regular at the Magnolia Fire Hall.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Herman Russum Sr.; a daughter, Ella Jane Ratledge; and a sister, Ella Jane Witzenfeld.
Mrs. Russum is survived by two daughters and their husbands, Julia A. and Arthur Hughes of Fort Pearce, Fla., and Anna and Ronald Hartnett of Magnolia, with whom she lived for 30 years; and three sons and two daughters-in-law, retired U.S. Coast Guard Chief Petty Officer Herman M. Russum Jr. of Gilbert, Ariz., Ralph W. and Karen Russum of Crumpton, Md., and Charles R. and Joey Cohen Russum of Dover.
She also is survived by nine grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; two nieces, Florence Twardowski of Smyrna and Norma Jane Martone of Wilmington; and a nephew, William Campbell of Smyrna.
Interment was in the Odd Fellows Cemetery, Camden.
Memorial contributions in Mrs. Russum’s name may be made to the Magnolia Fire Co., P.O. Box 55, Magnolia, DE 19962.
Letters of condolence may be sent via www.pippinfuneralhome.com.
Roger R. VanVechten
Funeral services for Roger R. VanVechten, 81, of Dover, were held Tuesday, May 27, in St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Camden. Mr. VanVechten died Wednesday, May 21, 2008, at Bayhealth-Kent General Hospital, Dover.
Mr. VanVechten was born March 19, 1927, in Orange, N.J., son of the late William Raymond VanVechten and Ruby Mount VanVechten.
He joined the Army Signal Corps after high school and served during World War II in Germany.
After the military he started college at night and worked at Sun Oil, where he met his wife of 57 years, Betty Parmentier. Mr. VanVechten worked for Sun Oil for five years, and then opened his own accounting agency in his name in Collingswood, N.J. He retired in 1989.
He was a member of the Walter L. Fox American Legion Post No. 2 and the American Legion Memorial Team, both in Dover.
Mr. VanVechten was a member of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Camden, and a member of the church vestry.
He loved spending time with his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Mr. VanVechten is survived by his wife, Elizabeth “Betty” VanVechten of Dover; a son, Stephen VanVechten of Philadelphia; three daughters, Leslie VanVechten of Dover, Lizanne Pessolano of Alloway, N.J., and Louise Stewart of Philadelphia; four grandchildren, Robbie, Nick, Rocco and Tess; and two great-grandchildren, Giovanni and Annabella.
Interment was in Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Bear.
Memorial contributions in Mr. VanVechten’s name may be made to St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Old North Road, Camden-Wyoming, DE 19934.
Letters of condolence may be sent and guestbook signed at www.torbertfuneral.com.
Sarah Simpson Webb
Funeral services for Sarah Simpson Webb, 88, of Houston, were held Tuesday, May 27, in the chapel of the Berry-Short Funeral Home, Milford. Mrs. Webb died Thursday, May 22, 2008, in her home.
Mrs. Simpson was the daughter of the late George Burnham Simpson and Sarah Matilda Case Simpson.
She was a native of Houston and a 1937 graduate of Milford High School, where she was class valedictorian. She graduated from the University of Delaware in 1941 and later earned two master's degrees from that university.
Throughout her life, she found great joy in learning and teaching. She taught in Frederica, Milford, Caesar Rodney and Harrington schools.
Mrs. Webb cared very deeply about other people and wanted to help them resolve their problems and conflicts. This led her to become the guidance counselor at W.T. Chipman Middle School in the Lake Forest School District. She reluctantly retired due to ill health after 32 years of service as a teacher and guidance counselor.
She enjoyed traveling and visited many parts of the United States and Europe. She and her husband were especially fond of Finland, where they had developed a friendship with the family of a student who had lived with them while he participated in a summer educational program in the United States.
Mrs. Webb was a lifelong member of the Houston United Methodist Church, where she was a Sunday school teacher for several years. She also was a member of Delta Kappa Gamma, an honorary society for teachers.
She was a talented and creative cook who delighted in having guests stay for dinner. She also enjoyed judging baked goods, sewing and craft projects for many years at the Delaware State Fair.
Mrs. Webb had great love for and pride in her extended family. She and her husband hosted 50 to 65 members of the Simpson family in their home on New Year's Day for many years.
She did extensive genealogical research on the Simpson family and wrote a book, “The Legacy,” which she gave to each family member.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Isabel Simpson Steele; and her brothers, Burnham Simpson, George Simpson, Francis Simpson and Walton Simpson.
Mrs. Webb is survived by her loving husband of 66 years, Albert Webb; her son, Francis Webb of Houston; her daughter and son-in-law, Sara and Wesley Towers of Harrington; her grandson and granddaughter-in-law, David and Patricia Towers of Alabama; her granddaughter and grandson-in-law, Laura and Brian Yazemboski of Pennsylvania; and five great-grandchildren.
Interment will be in Hollywood Cemetery, Harrington.
Mary Rinaldi Wozniak
Graveside services for Mary Rinaldi Wozniak, 62, of Dover, were held Thursday, May 22, in the Hollywood Cemetery, Harrington. Mrs. Wozniak died Monday, May 19, 2008, in Bayhealth-Milford Memorial Hospital.
Mrs. Wozniak was born in Milford, daughter of the late Peter and Oleta Steward Rinaldi.
She was a graduate of the Harrington High School class of 1963, and received her bachelor's degree from the University of Delaware.
Mrs. Wozniak began her career with the state of Delaware by working in the attorney general's office, then as a bailiff and then as chief bailiff for the Court of Common Pleas in Dover, retiring in 2007 after 26 years service.
She was working as the chief deputy register of wills in Kent County at the time of her death.
In her spare time, she enjoyed being a consultant for the Longaberger Basket Co.
Mrs. Wozniak also enjoyed gardening and doing her crafts; her greatest joy, though, was getting ready for the birth of her granddaughter, Jacqueline Sophia Freedman.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 33 years, Jack Wozniak, who died March 2, 2008.
Mrs. Wozniak is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Anne and Jeffrey Freedman of Lutherville, Md.; her beloved granddaughter, Jacqueline Sophia Freedman; and her close friends and neighbors.
Arrangements were by McKnatt, Carpenter & Baker Funeral Home, Harrington.
John T. Yaworski
Memorial services for John T. Yaworski, 56, of Dover, were held Saturday, May 24, in the Pentecostals of Dover. Mr. Yaworski died Monday, May 19, 2008, in Bayhealth-Kent General Hospital, Dover.
Mr. Yaworski was born Dec. 15, 1951, son of John and Marion Weber Yaworski.
He was a U.S. Air Force Vietnam War veteran and worked in the maintenance department at Dover Downs.
Mr. Yaworski collected cameras and had a love for trains; he also enjoyed cats, gardening and riding bicycles.
Mr. Yaworski is survived by his wife of 25 years, Karen Yaworski of Dover; a daughter and her fiancé, Lori Markham and Matt Cruz of Dover; a daughter and son-in-law, Beth and James of Dover; a sister and brother-in-law, Nancy and Frank Roff of Lawrenceville, N.J.; five grandchildren and one on the way; and his aunts and uncles.
Interment will be at the convenience of the family.
Arrangements were by Trader Funeral Home, Dover.
(The following are brief obituaries of people who had a local connection. The Dover Post will be pleased to print full obituaries for families who desire them. Contact News Editor Jeff Brown at 678-3616, ext. 225, for more information.)
Czajkowski, Jean A. – Townsend. Died at age 67, Sunday, May 18, 2008. Locally survived by a daughter, Janine Torres of Frederica. Interment was in All Saints Cemetery, Newark. Arrangements were by Matthews-Bryson Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Smyrna.
Dennis, Patty Elizabeth – Milford. Died at age 56, Saturday, May 24, 2008, in Harbor Healthcare, Lewes. Locally survived by a sister, Kelly Dalious of Felton.
Dill, Stacy – Milford. Died at age 29 after a long illness, Monday, May 19, 2008, in Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, Fla. Interment was private.
Green, George E. Sr. – New Castle. Died at age 57, Sunday, May 18, 2008, in Beebe Medical Center, Lewes. Locally survived by his mother, Betty Johnston and his sister, Patti Sudler, both of Dover. Interment was in All Saints Cemetery.
Greenage, John R. ‘Reggie’ – Smyrna. Died at age 55, Sunday, May 25, 2008, at Bayhealth-Kent General Hospital, Dover. Local arrangements were by Torbert Funeral Chapels, Dover.
Hall, Ralph Duval – Milford. Died at age 83, Tuesday, May 20, 2008, in Peninsula Regional Medical Center, Salisbury, Md. Locally survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Sharon and Rick Horsey of Dover. Interment was in Milford Community Cemetery, Milford.
Hunt, Fr. Lawrence J. – Catonsville, Md., formerly of Dover. Died at age 81, Tuesday, May 20, 2008, in the Colombiere Jesuit Residence, Baltimore. Interment was in the Jesuit Cemetery, Woodstock, Md.
Kreider, Martin Frank – Milford. Died at age 84, Wednesday, May 21, 2008. Interment was in Milford Community Cemetery. Arrangements were by Berry-Short Funeral Home, Milford.
Scherling, Flora – Smyrna, formerly of Rumson, N.J. Died at age 75, Tuesday, May 20, 2008, at Bayhealth-Kent General Hospital, Dover.