retired from SuperFresh
Diane Kennedy, 50, of Lewes, went home to be with the Lord Wednesday, July 19, 2006.
Diane was born Aug. 10, 1955 to the late Ernest and Katie Perry of Chesapeake, Va. where she lived as a child. She graduated from Great Bridge High School in 1972.
In 1973, Diane came to live in Lewes where she met and married her husband, Spencer Kennedy, in 1980.
The two moved back to Virginia until 1993, at which time they returned to take care of her elderly parent-in-laws, Mary and Emmanuel Kennedy.
Diane was employed as a cashier with SuperFresh for more than 20 years, where she worked until this May. She was a member of Trinity Faith Christian Center where she was a Communion Steward. She also belonged to the First Place Women’s Organization and was a student at Trinity Faith Bible College, working toward earning her Associates Degree in Biblical Studies.
She is survived by her husband, Spencer Kennedy of Lewes; three children, Na-Jean Parker and son-in law, Chris of Fayetteville, N.C., Spencer Kennedy Jr. of Wilmington and Shawntel Kennedy of Lewes; two stepdaughters, Michelle Hanzer of Dover and Dana Collick of Harbeson; two brothers, Lawrence and Edward Perry, both of Chesapeake, Va.; seven sisters, Ernestine Stokes of Lewes, Mary Finney of Georgetown, Verlia Cherry of Baltimore, Md., Sharon Perry of Fayetteville, N.C., Andrea Kennedy, Brenda Mellerson and Barbara Bryant, all of Chesapeake; nine grandchildren; two aunts; four brother-in-laws; two sister-in-laws and a host of other family and friends.
Diane loved God and loved life. What her friends, loved ones, coworkers and SuperFresh patrons will remember most is her smile and gentle spirit.
Services will be held at noon, Friday, July 28 at Trinity Faith Christian Center, 15516 New Road, Lewes, where friends may call two hours earlier.
Arrangements by Miller Funeral Services.
Clyde J. Tuggle,
Coast Guard retiree
Clyde James “Popeye” Tuggle, 75, of Milton, died Saturday, July 22, 2006, in Bayhealth-Milford Memorial Hospital.
He was born in Mamoroneck, N.Y., son of the late Clyde Patrick and Alice (Casey) Tuggle.
Mr. Tuggle served 24 years in the U.S. Coast Guard before retiring as a master chief petty officer in 1974. While in the Coast Guard, he was an aviation electronics technician. He shifted gears from the Coast Guard to truck driving for another 20 years, where he still cussed like a sailor.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 51 years, Dorothy Grace Tuggle, on July 17, 2006; a brother, John Patrick Tuggle; and two daughters, Patricia Ann Tuggle and Danielle Grace Tuggle.
He is survived by three daughters and two sons-in-law, Susan and Kevin Wiese of San Antonio, Texas, Marie Reeves of Los Angeles and Patricia Lee Tuggle and David Cleary of Glen Mills, Pa.; two sisters, Charlotte Fleischman of Denton, Md., and Cherie Butcher of Palos Verdes, Calif; and four grandchildren, James Cleary, Beverly Cleary, John Patrick Cleary and Michael Cleary.
Services were held in the chapel of Short Funeral Services, Milton, with burial in Odd Fellows cemetery, Milton.
Leland D. Michal,
retired from DuPont
Leland D. Michal, 63, of Georgetown died Saturday, July 22, 2006, in his home.
Mr. Michal was born in Pawnee City, Neb., son of the late Rudolph B. and Bernice Svaboda Michal.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. Mr. Michal worked at the DuPont Co. in Seaford.
He enjoyed playing golf and was a member of Lewes Moose Lodge.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Ramona Jester.
He is survived by a sister, Rose Seeman of Lincoln, Neb.; and several nieces and nephews.
Services were held in the Chapel of Short Funeral Services, Georgetown, with burial in Union cemetery, Georgetown.
retired from NJ DOT
Sherman Street, 71, of Dover, died Sunday, July 23, 2006, in Bayhealth Kent General Hospital, Dover.
Mr. Street was the son of the late Clarence A. and Martha A. Street.
He retired from the New Jersey Department of Transportation.
He was proceeded in death by his siblings Melvin Street, Tressa Carney, Catherine Hopkins, and Edith Harmon; and his grandchildren Stephanie Rexroad and Darron Street Jr.
He is survived by his wife, Doris Street; his sons, Michael Street and his wife Gerda of Dover; Kenneth Street and his wife Margaret of Bridgeton, N.J., Mark Street of California and Darron Street of Arizona; a daughter, Sharon Cassidy of Frederica; stepchildren, Walter Bard Jr. of Bridgeton, Ronald Bard of Salem, N.J., Valerie Bard of Florida and Vickie Bard of Indiana; sisters and brothers, Nelson Street of Bridgeton, Emory Street of Dover, Norman Street of San Diego, Elva Morris of St. Augustine, Fla. and Sharon Daisey of Dover; 11 grandchildren; 10 step-grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
Services will be held at noon, Friday, July 28, at Harmony United Methodist Church, Route 24, Millsboro, where friends may call from 11 a.m. to noon. Burial will be in Harmony cemetery, Millsboro.
In lieu of flowers, contributions maybe made to The American Diabetes Association, PO Box 1131 Fairfax VA 22038-1131.
John F. Shockley Sr.,
retired from Playtex
John F. Shockley Sr., 74, of Millsboro died Thursday, July 20, 2006, in the home of his son and daughter-in-law..
Mr. Shockley was born Jan. 23, 1932, in Woodside, son of the late Harry N. and Catherine (Abbott) Shockley.
He was forklift operator for Playtex for 46 years before retiring.
He also worked for his son at Diamond State Golf Cars. He loved to put out the golf carts and the Dixie Chopper mowers.
Mr. Shockley loved to go fishing and boating. He also loved to go bowling, sometimes bowling as many as four times a week. He won many trophies and awards for his bowling skills.
He was mechanically inclined and had the ability to do anything. He especially loved carpentry work and could make anything with his hands. He enjoyed cutting grass, especially for the city of Rehoboth Beach. He loved to socialize with his family and friends. He was a loving father and grandfather and will be greatly missed by his family.
Mr. Shockley was a member of the Ruritan Club of Viola for 35 years, a former member of the Camden-Wyoming Moose, and a former member of the Antique Car Club. He owned a 1952 Chevy Deluxe.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a brother, Harry Shockley.
He is survived by his present wife, Juanita C. Shockley; his first wife who helped care for him for the past year, Hilda Bishop; two sons, John F. Shockley Jr. of Millsboro, and Richard F. Shockley of Panama City Beach, Fla.; a daughter, Patricia Ann Lemmons-Ware of Felton; a sister, K. Dorothy Dill of Felton; eight grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Services will be 1 p.m., Tuesday, July 25, in Melvin Funeral Home, 15522 South DuPont Highway, Harrington, where friends may call at noon.
Instead of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to The American Cancer Society, 92 Read’s Way, Suite 205, New Castle, DE 19720.
Arrangements by Melvin Funeral Home, Harrington.
Tammi Jo Anderson,
bank vice president
Tammi Jo Anderson, 44, of Lewes, died Tuesday, July 18, 2006, in Beebe Medical Center, Lewes.
Ms. Anderson was born in Quantico, Va., daughter of Ronald R. and Viola Jean (Cody) Anderson.
She was a graduate of Canisteo High School, received her associate’s of art degree from Corning Community College, Corning, N.Y., and her bachelor’s degree from the State University of New York College at Fredonia.
She worked as an associate vice president of All First Bank, since acquired by M&T Bank.
Ms. Anderson was an active member of the Lutheran Church of Our Savior, Rehoboth Beach, where she taught Sunday school and was a member of the Hand Bell Choir. She was instrumental in the formation of the preschool at the church. She was also a member of the Delaware Seashore Parrot Head Club.
She is survived by her parents, Ronald R. and Viola Jean Anderson of Himrod, N.Y.; her husband, Neil F. Dignon; a son, Alexander LeGrand Dignon of Lewes; two brothers, Howard Eugene Anderson of Himrod, and Ronald L. Anderson of Corning; and a large extended family.
A celebration of life service was held in Lutheran Church of Our Savior, Bay Vista Road, Rehoboth Beach. Burial was private.
The family suggests memorial contributions to the Lutheran Church of Our Savior, 7 Bay Vista Road, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971.
Arrangements by Parsell Funeral Homes & Crematorium, Atkins-Lodge Chapel, Lewes.
Blaine Atkins, 62, of Millsboro died Friday, July 21, 2006, in his home.
Mr. Atkins retired from Melvin Joseph Inc.
He loved fishing, hunting and his grandchildren.
Mr. Atkins was a life member of the Mid Sussex Ambulance Squad.
He was preceded in death by his father and mother, Dale Atkins. and Grace (Wilkerson) Atkins.
He is survived by his wife of 29 years, Cora Lee (Armfield) Atkins; a son and a daughter-in-law, Christopher Edward and Bonnie Atkins of Milton; his mother, Grace Moore; two brothers, Bobby Lee Atkins of Port Penn, and John Swithenbank of Millsboro; five grandchildren, Bryan, Michael, Amanda, Alana and Christina; and a great-grandchild, Audrey Rose.
Services were held in Watson Funeral Home, with burial private. Instead of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to Compassionate Care Hospice, 201 A West DuPont Highway, Millsboro, DE 19966.
Melody Bundick, 46, of Frankford, formerly of Ocean City, Md., passed away peacefully Thursday, July 20, 2006, in her home. She
Mrs. Bundick was born July 13, 1960, in Baltimore, Md., daughter of William Robert and Anna Joan (Birch) Markley. She was a cashier for various stores throughout Sussex County, including Roses Department Store in Millsboro, the Wal-Mart of Georgetown and Hocker’s Grocery Stores.
Mrs. Bundick was a devoted wife and loved animals, especially her cats.
She is survived by her parents, William Robert and Anna Joan Markley; her loving husband of 16 years, S. Ray Bundick; a sister and brother-in-law, Bonnie and Fred Faber of Kingsville, Md.; two brothers and two sisters-in-law, Julian and Sharon Boyd of Saverna Park, Md., and Robin and Lisa Boyd of New Providence, Pa.; three nephews; and numerous relatives and friends.
Services were held in the Frankford Chapel of Melson Funeral Services, Frankford, with burial in Edgehill cemetery, Accomac, Va.
The family suggests memorial contributions in Melody’s name to Delaware Hospice-Southern Division, 20167 Office Circle, Georgetown, DE 19947.
Rev. Wayne Alan Pauley,
The Rev. Wayne Alan Pauley, 67, of Millsboro, passed away Thursday, July 20, 2006, in his home.
Mr. Pauley was born in Shirley, Mass., son of the late Harry and Rita Pauley.
He was a missionary for 28 years with Christar in Hong Kong, Beijing, China and Brooklyn, N.Y. Mr. Pauley was a member of the New Bible Fellowship Church of Delmarva, Long Neck.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 45 years, Lois Gay Pauley in 2004.
He is survived by his loving wife, Diana (Crampsey) Pauley; two sons, Wayne A. Pauley Jr. of Hudson, N.H., and Mark B. Pauley of Redding, Calif.; a stepson, Lawrence Crampsey Jr. of New Hampshire; a stepdaughter, Laureen Greathouse of Tennessee; a sister, Barbara Gale of Groton, Mass.; seven grandchildren; and six step-grandchildren.
Services were held in the Long Neck Chapel of Melson Funeral Services, Millsboro, with burial in Millsboro cemetery.
Instead of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to the Tunnell Cancer Center, 124 Savannah Road, Lewes, DE 19958; Delaware Hospice-Southern Division, 20167 Office Circle, Georgetown, DE 19945.