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Date: Monday, 25 January 2016, at 10:09 a.m.

Antoine D. Chavis

Age 20 of Salisbury, MD, died August 14, 2006 in Cumberland, MD. Service 1 pm on Tuesday, August 22, at BENNIE SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 917 W. Isabella St., Salisbury, where friends may view 1 hour prior to service.

Thomas A. Conte, age 62, passed away on Thursday, August 17, 2006, at Frankford Hospital Torresdale, in Philadelphia, PA.

Born in Chester, PA, he was a resident of Bensalem, PA for 20 years, formerly of Wilmington, DE. He was a salesman for Stroehman Bread for 25 years and a member of the Multiple Sclerosis Society.

Beloved husband of Donna-Lee (Di Toro) Conte. Loving son of Thomas S. Conte, of Wilmington DE, and the late Pauline Conte. Devoted father of Thomas J. Conte, of Doylestown, PA, and Gina M. Sullivan (Daniel), of Bensalem, PA. Also survived by 3 grandchildren, Daniel, Natalie and Brendan.

Relatives and friends may call from 9:30-10:30 am on Monday, August 21, at St. Ephrem RC Church, 5400 Hulmeville Rd., Bensalem, PA, followed by his Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 am. Interment will be in Resurrection Cemetery.

Memorial Contributions may be made to Multiple Sclerosis Society, 1 Reed St., Suite 200, Philadelphia, PA 19147.

Jean Annabelle (Skinner) Dorrell

Of New Castle, DE, age 77, passed away Friday, August 18, 2006, at Christiana Hospital.

Born in Apollo, PA, she was the daughter of the late George and Elizabeth (Miller) Skinner. She graduated from Penns Grove Regional High School, Penns Grove, NJ, Class of 1946. Jean retired from the DuPont Co., where she had been employed in the legal department as a secretary. During her leisure time, she enjoyed shopping for antiques, many are displayed in her home. Jean was also very active in her Scottish heritage.

She is survived by her daughter, Jeanine I. Dorrell of New Castle, DE; sons, Gene Skinner Dorrell of Virginia Beach, VA, Jay Evans Dorrell and his wife, Carla, of South Lion, MI and Eugene Drew Dorrell of Phoenix, AZ; sister, Lois Burgess of Middletown, DE; 11 grandchildren; and 7 great grandchildren.

The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, August 22, 2006, at 11 am at the Gebhart Funeral Home, 531 Delaware St., New Castle, DE, where friends may visit with the family Tuesday morning from 10-11 am. Burial will be in the Glebe Cemetery, New Castle, DE.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Helen F. Graham Cancer Center, c/o Christiana Care Foundation, PO Box 1668, Wilmington, DE 19899.

Nancy Elaine Fox Haines

Age 82 of Dover, DE, died August 18, 2006 at Kent General Hospital. Service 11 am on Thursday, August 24, at Wesley UM Church, 209 S. State Street, Dover. Arr. by TORBERT FUNERAL CHAPEL

Mrs. Helen L. Hoffman, age 73, died at her home in Fair Hill, MD on Friday, August 18, 2006.

Helen is survived by her 3 sons, Mark R.T. "Dutch" Hoffman of Fair Hill, MD, Matthew S. Hoffman and wife, Terry, of Newark, DE and Robert J.S. Hoffman and wife, Krista, of Fair Hill, MD; and grandson, Ethan Hoffman of Newark, DE.

A memorial service will be held at 11 am on Saturday, August 26, 2006, at Calvary Baptist Church, 215 E. Delaware Avenue, Newark, DE, 19711, where friends may call after 10 am.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Calvary Baptist Church.

Alan M. Huff, Sr.

Age 58 of Wilmington, DE, died Monday, August 14, 2006, at the Delaware's Veterans Hospital. A service will be held at 7 pm on Monday, August 21, at THE HOUSE OF WRIGHT MORTUARY, 208 E. 35th Street, Wilmington, DE.

John "Jackie" H. Mills

Age 66, died August 17, 2006 at his home. Husband of Brenda L. Mills. Father of Bryant K. (Lisa), foster child, Adé Scott (Tia), spiritual son, Vern Jeff (Dorothy) & the late Jackie LaVon (J.L.). Son of the late James E. & Ella C. Mills. Brother of Loretta Mills, Georgia Blake, Betty Marshall (George), Beatrice Mills, Gerald Mills, Deborah Baines & James Redden. Also survived by 4 grandchildren, many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins & friends. Funeral 7 pm, Tuesday, August 22, at Union Baptist Church, 26th & Carter Sts., Wilm.; viewing from 5-7 pm only. Interment in Gracelawn Memorial Park.

Elizabeth Moyer "Betty"

Born on August 19, 1915 in Norristown, PA to the late J. Roy and Elizabeth Madaline (Crocker) Moyer, passed away on Sunday, August 13, 2006, at the Willard Care Center at the age of 90.

She graduated from Wilmington High. Betty was baptized in 1927 and became a member of the Wilmington Church of the Brethren in 1929. She held numerous positions within the Wilmington congregation such as a being a deacon for 28 years, a choir member, financial secretary and on the church board including chairperson. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

She was preceded in death by 3 brothers. She is survived by her loving family of friends, Maynard and Joan Dill of Englewood, FL, Lorraine Dill and her husband, Richard Pidwell, and their daughters, Annie and Carrie Dill, all of Willard, MO; niece, Shirley Mason and her husband, Jack; several nieces, nephews and numerous other loving friends.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, September 9, 2006, at the Church of the Brethren at 1 pm. There will be a private interment.

The family suggests contributions to the Wilmington Church of the Brethren, 27 Belmont Avenue, Wilmington, DE 19805.

Joseph E. Myers

passed away on Wednesday, August 9, 2006.

Husband of Mary Henry Myers of Glen Mills, PA. Father of Timothy and George Myers.

A memorial service will be held at 3 pm on Saturday, August 26, 2006, at Media Presbyterian Church, 30 E. Baltimore Avenue, Media, PA, where friends may call after 2 pm. Interment is private.

The family requests memorial contributions be made to Media Presbyterian Church Building Fund, 20 E. State Street, Media, PA 19063.


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Alma Lee Shelborne

Age 84 of Ellendale, DE, died August 16, 2006 at home. Viewing 9-11 am, today, August 20, BENNIE SMITH F.H., 274 N. Rehoboth Blvd., Milford, where a service will follow at 11 am. Interment in Siloam AME Church Cemetery.

Justin Clay Smith

Age 20 of Elkton, MD died August 16, 2006 at Union Hospital, Elkton, MD. A service will be held at 1 pm on Monday, August 21, at GEE FUNERAL HOME, 259 E. Main St., Elkton, MD, where friends may call after 11:30 am.

Marla Antoinette Vice

Age 30 of Wilmington, DE, died August 16, 2006 at Wilmington Hospital. Service 12:30 pm, Wed., August 23, Friendship Baptist Church, 530 E. 4th St., Wilmington. Viewing from 10:30 am-12:30 pm. THE HOUSE OF WRIGHT

Nelson Beebe Jr.,

Age 83, former principal at Pennsville Memorial High School in Pennsville, NJ died at home Wednesday morning August 23, 2006 following a lengthy illness.

He was a resident for the last 21 years in Hopewell Township, Cumberland County, N.J.

He was the husband of Pauline A. (nee Scheckenbach) Beebe too whom he had been married for 59 years. In addition to his wife, he is survived by 2 sons, Francis N. "Fran" Beebe and his wife, Michele (nee Brigance) of Superstition Mountain, AZ and Frederick D. "Fred" Beebe and his wife, Grace (nee Roth) of Wilmington, DE, 6 grandchildren, Christian and Laura Beebe of Cincinnati, OH, Julie Beebe of Dayton, OH, Kim Beebe of New Castle, DE, Lynda Stanley of Wilmington, DE, and Paige Beebe of Wilmington, DE. Nelson is also survived by his 3 sisters-in-law, and several nieces and nephews.

The funeral will originate Monday morning August 28th at 9 AM at the Freitag Funeral Home, 137 W. Commerce St., Bridgeton, NJ and will be followed by a 10 AM. Funeral Liturgy at the St. Teresa of Avila R.C. Church 46 Central Avenue, Bridgeton, NJ. The interment will take place at St. Mary's Cemetery in Bridgeton. Friends will be received at the funeral home Sunday evening from 6-8 PM.

Memorial contributions are suggested in Mr. Beebe's memory to the St. Teresa of Avila R.C. Church, 46 Central Ave., Bridgeton, N.J. 08302.

Ralph Bowden

Age 63 of Ellendale, DE, formerly of Milton, died Wednesday, August 23, 2006, at home. Services will be private, Arrangements SHORT FUNERAL SERVICES, Milton, DE.

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