Carl E. Beigler,
Carl. E. Beigler, 74, of Lewes and formerly of North Wales, Pa., died Wednesday, April 19, 2005, at Delmar Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
Mr. Beigler was born in Horsham, Pa., the son of the late Frederick C. and Mary Short Beigler.
He was an auto mechanic for 45 years, retiring in 1994.
He is survived by his wife, Patricia Armstrong Beigler; sons Carl E. Dusty Beigler II of Millsboro, Shawn M. and wife Teresa Beigler of Shenandoah, Va., John E.A. and wife Shannon of St. Clair Shores, Mich. and Daniel J. Beigler of Lewes; a daughter, Geri Beigler of Lewes; an adopted son, Michael Davis of Ocean View; brothers Earl F. Beigler of Mechanicsville, N.Y. and Jooseph H, Beigler of Dagsboro; a sister, Lola Nees of Ft. Myers, Fla.; 13 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Services will be private. Burial will be in Dagsboro Redmen’s Memorial cemetery, Dagsboro.
The family asks to defray funeral expenses with contributions to Watson Funeral Home, Carl Beigler account, P.O. Box 125, Millsboro DE 19966.
Arrangements by Watson Funeral Home.
Nicholas F. Nardo
Sundew Painting owner
Nicholas Francis Nardo, 74 formerly of Wilmington, passed away at his home in Bethany Beach, April 17, 2006.
Mr. Nardo was born in Wilmington on September 3, 1931, son of Joseph and Theresa Nesci Nardo.
He worked as a cement mason with Local 36, and was later the owner of Sundew Painting upon purchasing the company in 1975. Sonny was an avid golfer and enjoyed traveling to Florida, his yearly destination during winter months. He enjoyed memberships with Kings Creek Country Club, Cavaliers Country Club, and St. Anthony’s Holy Name Society.
Mr. Nardo is survived by his devoted wife of 51 years, Shirley Thompson Nardo; sons, Nicholas and his wife, Susan, and Dino and his wife, Nanci; daughter, Gerri; brother, Dominick; and grandchildren, Nicholas Jr., Vincent, Dino Jr., Dante, Diaz, Isabella, Bobby, Nicole, and Briana.
He was predeceased by his son, Mark; and brother, Anthony.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Anthony of Padua Church, 9th and DuPont sts., Saturday, April 22, at 11 a.m. Entombment will follow in Cathedral cemetery.
Family and friends may call at the Charles P. Arcaro Funeral Home , 2309 Lancaster Ave. opposite Cathedral cemetery, Friday, April 21, from 6 to 8 p.m.
Donations may be made in Sonny’s memory to Delaware Hospice, 600 N. DuPont Hwy., Suite 107, Georgetown, DE 19947, or Beebe Tunnell Cancer Center, 424 Savannah Rd., Lewes, DE 19958.
Pauline Alton, 78, died Wednesday, April 19, 2006, at Christiana Medical Center in Christiana.
She was born November 23, 1927 in Rehoboth Beach, daughter of the late Floyd Savage Sr. and Dorothy Quillen Savage.
Mrs. Alton had previously worked at Midway Bowling Alley where she enjoyed bowling on various leagues. She was a member of the Rehoboth Beach Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary. She was also a member of Epworth United Methodist Church in Rehoboth Beach. She loved gardening and flowers.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Jerry J. Alton and two brothers.
She is survived by her daughter, Paula Black and her husband Gary of Newark; her son Jerry J. Alton II and his wife Linda of Newark; three grandchildren, Christine and Greg Alton, and Garrett Black; one great-grandson, Gavin Alton; and one brother, Junior Savage and his wife Leh of Rehoboth Beach.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, April 22, 3 p.m., at Parsell Funeral Homes & Crematorium, Atkins-Lodge Chapel, 16961 Kings Highway, Lewes, where the family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Burial will follow at Henlopen Memorial Park, Milton.
Diane A. Donaghy,
Diane A. Donaghy, 62, of Rehoboth Beach, died Monday, April 17, 2006, at Beebe Medical Center in Lewes.
She was born July 18, 1943 in Philadelphia, Pa., daughter of John and Bernice Olszewski.
Mrs. Donaghy moved from Philadelphia to Rehoboth Beach with her husband in 1995. She was a member of the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary, Post 5, Rehoboth Beach, and she attended St. Edmond’s Catholic Church.
In addition to her parents, she is survived by her husband of 41 years, Joseph M. Donaghy; two sons, Joseph M. Donaghy Jr. and his wife Kelliann, and Michael M. Donaghy and his wife Maryann, all of Philadelphia; five grandchildren; and a cousin Angie Foglio of Philadelphia. She was preceded in death by her son, Christopher M. Donaghy in 1999; and her brother, John Olszewski.
A Memorial Service with Catholic Blessing will be held Saturday, April 22, 11 a.m., at Parsell Funeral Homes & Crematorium, Atkins-Lodge Chapel, 16961 Kings Highway, Lewes, with Deacon John Smith officiating. Friends may call at the funeral home one hour prior to the service. Interment will be private.
The family suggests contributions be made to: American Diabetes Association, 100 West 10th Street, Suite 1002, Wilmington, DE 19801.
Tykesha Evette Maull,
Tykesha Evette Maull, 22, of Harrington died after a long illness Wednesday, April 12, 2006, in Christiana Care-Christiana Hospital, Newark.
Miss Maull was born Oct. 1, 1983, in Lewes, daughter of Kurtis E. Wells and Lavinia D. Maull Howard.
She worked as a private caregiver for Christiana Care in Dover.
Miss Maull was a member of New Zion AME Church.
She is survived by her fiance and companion of eight years, Kyle L. Scott of Harrington; a son, Ke’Andre L. Scott of Harrington; a daughter, Ke’Aajia L. Scott of Harrington; her parents, Kurtis E. Wells and Lavinia D. Maull Howard, both of Lewes; two brothers, Kurtis E. Wells III and Kevin Wells, both of Lewes; and three sisters, La’Toya R. Maull of Georgetown, and John’Nisha L. Howard and Kayla Wells, both of Lewes.
Services will be noon Saturday, April 22, in St. George AME Church, 317 Park Ave., Lewes, where friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, April 21. The Rev. Marcus D. Briddell and the Rev. Charlotte White will officiate.
Arrangements by Miller Funeral Services, Lewes.
Diane L. (Louret) Tyson, 67, of Lewes, died Monday, April 17, 2006, at her residence.
Mrs. Tyson was born in Sheboygan County, Wis., daughter of the late Maurice W. and Daphne (Mattes) Louret.
She was a graduate of the University of Wisconsin at LaCrosse where she received her bachelor of science degree, and was also a graduate of Washington State University where she received her master of science degree. Mrs. Tyson lived in Lewes with her husband for the last four years. She had been employed as a school guidance counselor for 34 years.
She was a member of the Lewes Greenways Committee, and was a board member of the Friends of Cape Henlopen State Park. She also was a board member of the Coastal Concert Series in Lewes.
Mrs. Tyson is survived by her husband of 31 years, Gregory Allen Tyson; a brother Maurice J. Louret of Avoca, Wis.; and her two faithful companions, Peaches and Rolex.
A Celebration of Life Service for Mrs. Tyson will be held at 1:30 p.m., April 25, at the Inn at Canal Square, Pilottown Road, Lewes.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations are suggested to the Lance Armstrong Foundation, P.O. Box 161150, Austin, TX 78716-1150.
Arrangements are being handled by Parsell Funeral Homes & Crematorium, Atkins-Lodge Chapel, Lewes, DE. Interment will be at private.
Alfred D. Smith Sr.,
Alfred D. Smith Sr., 85, of Millsboro, died Monday, April 17, 2006, at his daughter’s home in Newark.
Mr. Smith was born in Rocky Mount, Va., son of the late Fred and Lula Turner Smith.
Mr. Smith was a retired painter and member of the VFW in Newark and the American Legion Post 28 in Millsboro. He was an Army veteran of World War II.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Christine Robertson and two sisters, Gladys Butterworth and Edith Dudley.
He is survived by two daughters, Faye Holley of Newark and Brenda Fluharty of Millsboro; two sons, Jerry Smith of Millsboro and Alfred Smith Jr. of Townsend; several grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; two sisters, Elva Hodges and Polly Altice, both of Rocky Mount, Va.; and a brother, Joel Smith of Wirtz, Pa.
Services were held in the Chapel of Delaware Veterans Memorial cemetery, Millsboro, with burial in the adjoining cemetery.
Arrangements by Short Funeral Services, Georgetown.
Walter Paul Buch,
active in church
Walter Paul Buch, 90, of Georgetown, passed away on Monday, April 17, 2006 at Beebe Medical Center in Lewes.
Mr. Buch was born June 9, 1915 in Conshohocken, Pa., son of the late Lewis and Idella (Berry) Buch.
Mr. Buch relocated to Lewes in 1986 after living in Boothwyn, Pa. for 30 years and in Philadelphia, Pa. for 40 years prior to Boothwyn. He was a member of St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Lewes where he formerly served as a lay reader, chalice bearer, and acolyte. He was also active in the men’s group at the church. In addition, he was a former member of the Concord Masonic Lodge #625 in Concordville, Pa. He was a veteran of the US Army.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Penelope R. Buch; his second wife, Mildred Boyd Buch; one grandchild; and two sisters.
He is survived by his companion, Virginia “Penny” Paine of Georgetown; his daughter, Joy Ann Mauthe and her husband Paul of Newark; three sons, Eugene McConville of Whispering Pines, N.C., Joseph Boyd of Stewartstown, Pa., and James Boyd of Hawaii; eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Memorial Services will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, April 24, at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, Second and Market Streets, Lewes, with Father Jeffrey Ross officiating. Entombment with Military Honors will be at Delaware Veteran’s Memorial cemetery, Millsboro, following the service.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions be made to St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, Second and Market Streets, Lewes, DE 19958 or to Delaware Hospice, 20167 Office Circle, Georgetown, DE 19947.
Arrangements are being handled by Parsell Funeral Homes & Crematorium, Lewes, DE.
Donovan Scott Appleman,
Donovan Scott Appleman, 37, of Lewes, died Friday, April 14, 2006, after a prolonged illness at Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, Pa.
Donovan was born and raised in Altoona, Pa. While residing in Pennsylvania, he was employed at Corning Glass. He moved to Delaware in 1999, working for the Rehoboth Police Deptartment and for Trinity Trucking. He settled in Lewes, working as a waiter at a number of local establishments.
In 2003, he began his technology career at Wilmington College, where he most recently worked as the site technology coordinator at the Rehoboth and Georgetown campuses. He was also nearing completion of a degree in general studies.
Donovan had an evolving passion for photography, raised tropical fish, and had a fond love for his Chihuahuas, Adam, Hercules, and Evy.
Donovan was preceded in death by his mother, Dawna Jean Appleman. He is survived by his partner, Dennis Huffman of Lewes; his sister, Suzanne; aunts and uncles, Deb and Bob Brua, Jim Appleman, Vicky and Denny Appleman, and Vicky and Ken Moudy; and nieces, nephews, and cousins.
A memorial observance will commence at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 19, at the Parsell Funeral Homes & Crematorium, Atkins-Lodge Chapel, 16961 Kings Highway, Lewes, where friends may begin calling at 6 p.m.
A memorial has been established at Wilmington College (ATTN Donovan Appleman Memorial Fund, 320 DuPont Highway, New Castle, DE 19720).
Charles W. Ackley III,
Charles W. “Tucker” Ackley III, 65, of Lewes, died Thursday, May 25, 2006, at Beebe Medical Center in Lewes following a long illness.
Tucker was active in the real estate business since 1962. His paternal great-grandfather, New Jersey Sen. John A. Ackley, began the family’s real estate business in Vineland, N.J. in 1884. Tucker resided and worked in Vineland before moving to Lewes where he continued in real estate, ultimately joining the ReMax Agency in Lewes.
Tucker had attended Vineland High School, the Bordentown Military Academy, and had served four years in the National Guard.
He was on the Advisory Board of Casa San Francisco and often helped with kitchen duties at Thanksgiving.
Tucker was predeceased by his mother. Paula M. Atkins with whom he resided until her death, and his stepfather, Raymond R. Atkins.
He is survived by his brother and sister-in-law, Thomas and Ruth Ackley of Vineland, N.J.; aunts and uncles James and Norma McLain of Lewes, Bette and Mickey Murphy of Cherry Hill, N.J. and William and Birute McClain, Charlotte, N.C.; a half-sister, Hope Brolas of Williamstown, N.J.; his extended family, James and Judy Roberts, Lewes, and many cousins, nieces, and nephews. Tucker will be sadly missed by his many friends.
Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, June 1, at Coolspring cemetery, Harbeson, where family and friends are welcome. Memorial contributions are suggested to Casa San Francisco, 127 Broad Street, Milton, DE 19968.
Arrangements are being handled by Parsell Funeral Homes & Crematorium, Atkins-Lodge Chapel, Lewes.
Thomas M. Andes,
Thomas M. Andes, 86, of Millsboro and formerly of East Northport Long Island, N.Y., passed away peacefully Friday May 26, 2006 in Green Valley Terrace Nursing Home.
Mr. Andes was born in New York, N.Y., on Jan. 16, 1920 to the late George and Catherine (Simpson) Andes.
He retired as a foreman from the Paper Cup Co. in New York. Mr. Andes was also a veteran of World War II, serving in the United States Army as a medical technician.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a son, Stephen R. Andes in 1998.
He is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Charmaine Andes; a son, Thomas M. Andes Jr,; two daughters Adrienne R. Wunder, Diane Eliane; a sister, Gertrude McAuley; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
A memorial mass will be held at 11 a.m., Friday June 2, at Mary Mother of Peace Catholic Church Rt. 24 in Oak Orchard. Burial will be held privately at the Delaware Veterans Memorial cemetery, Millsboro.
Arrangements by the Long Neck Chapel of Melson Funeral Services, Millsboro.