These are brief obituaries of people who had a local connection. Space permitting, the Dover Post will be pleased to print full obituaries for families who desire them. Contact News Editor Jeff Brown at 346-5452, for more information.

Lois Ethel Carpenter
Andrew Joseph Geyer
Ann F. Godley
Sandra L. Neal
Anne M. Palomba


Carpenter, Lois Ethel – Milford. Died at age 78, Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2009, at the Delaware Hospice Center, Milford. Arrangements were by the Melvin Funeral Home, Harrington. Interment was in the Hollywood Cemetery, east of Harrington.

Geyer, Andrew Joseph – Milford. Died at age 22, Sunday, Feb. 15, 2009, in Morgantown, W.Va. Interment was in the Milford Community Cemetery, Milford.

Godley, Ann F. – Clayton. Died at age 74, Monday, Feb. 16, 2009, at home. Arrangements were by Faries Funeral Directors and Crematorium, Smyrna.

Neal, Sandra L. – Clayton. Died at age 61, Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2009. Locally survived by two sisters and their husbands, Pat and Paul McGinnis of Hartly and Linda and Adam Atkin of Kenton. Interment was in the Glenwood Cemetery, Smyrna.

Palomba, Anne M. – Milford. Died at age 95, Thursday, Feb. 19, 2009, at Bayhealth-Milford Memorial Hospital, Milford. A memorial Mass will be celebrated at noon Saturday, Feb. 28, at St. John the Apostle Catholic Church, Milford. Arrangements were by the Lofland Funeral Home, Milford.