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Date: Tuesday, 8 March 2016, at 1:20 p.m.

John Joseph Kane, Jr.

Age 42, died unexpectedly on Thursday, September 28, 2006 in Carlisle, PA.

John was a graduate of St. Mark's High School in 1982, and attended Goldey Beacom College, and Delaware Technical & Community College. He worked for AIG for 15 years, and for 4 years.

He will be dearly missed by his friends at 11th Ward, Polish Library, and the Polish American Civic Association. He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Christine Kane Sr. He is survived by his sister, Karen Kane; his brothers, Jodi Kane, and his wife, Jessica, and David Kane; 1 niece; and 3 nephews.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Mass of Christian Burial at St. Thomas the Apostle RC Church, 4th & Bancroft Parkway, Wilmington on Friday October 6th at 2 pm.

Interment will be private.

Krienen-Griffith Funeral Home

Avis L. Carter

Age 71, went home to be with the Lord, September 30, 2006 at home. Beloved wife of Julius Carter. Mother of Myra L. Carter, Edward Miller, Jr. and the late Phillip Miller. She is also survived by 6 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren and a host of other family and friends. Funeral 11 am, Saturday, October 7, at Mt. Salem UAME Church, 4th and Bayard Sts., Delaware City. Viewing 9-11 am only. Burial Green Hill Cemetery. Arrangements by CONGO FUNERAL HOME

Solomon James Caleb

Age 57, of Lincoln University, PA, passed away, Wednesday, September 27, 2006, at the Jennersville Regional Medical Center.

He was the husband of Jacqueline Bryant Caleb. Born February 28, 1949 in Dorchester, SC, he was the son of Daisy Thomas Caleb of Rochester, WA and the late Wesley Daniel Caleb. He moved to Coatesville in the early 1950s, where he graduated from the Coatesville Area High School in 1968. He later attended Brandywine Junior College and then West Chester University. He grew up in the Historical Hutchinson UAME Church of Coatesville. He later joined the Oxford Presbyterian Church, where he was active in the Building Committee.

Survivors include, besides his mother and his wife, best friend, Jacqueline Bryant Caleb; 3 sisters; 1 brother; his mother and father-in-law; and other family and friends. He was preceded in death by his beloved daughter, Leidda Caleb.

An Uplifting Life Celebration will be held on Friday, October 6, 2006, at 11 am at the Oxford Presbyterian Church, 6 Pine Street, Oxford, PA. Interment will be held privately. Friends may greet the family from 10:30-11 am Friday at the church.

Uplifting Life Services are being arranged by the DEBAPTISTE FUNERAL HOMES INC. of West Chester & Bryn Mawr

Shirley R. Adams

Age 69 of Lewes, DE, died Tuesday, October 3, 2006, at home. A memorial service will be held at 12 noon on Saturday, October 7, 2006, at Conleys UM Church, 22150 Robinsonville Rd., Lewes. Arr. by SHORT FUNERAL SERVICES

Marcos Acevedo

Marcos was taken by the lord on Friday, September 29, after a lengthy illness.

Marcos was born in Aricebo, Puerto Rico on December 22, 1927, and lived there until he moved to New York to be with his brothers in the early 50s. Marcos worked at the factories in New York until he finally made his way to Delaware, where he spent most of his life. He was always surrounded by family.

He will be deeply missed by his brother, Gilbert Acevedo, of Wilmington, DE; his sister, Mercedes Acevedo, of San Juan, Puerto Rico; nephews William and Hector Acevedo, of Orlando, FL; nephew Robert Acevedo, of Stanton, DE; nephew Gilbert Acevedo, and family, of Honolulu, HI; and nieces Nancy Hubbard and Patty Acevedo, both of Wilmington, DE.

A gathering will be held Friday, October 6, from 1-3 pm at CORLETO LATINA FUNERAL HOME, 808 North Union Street. A burial will be held privately later this month in Puerto Rico. For more information please call 302-652-6642.

Juanita J. Starling

Age 84, went home to be with the Lord September 29, 2006 at her home. Wife of the late Robert Starling, Sr.

Beloved mother of Sonia Brown (Kenneth), Brenda Harden, Deborah Brown (Thomas), Roger Gordon (Doris), Bonita Horsey (Larry), Toni A. Nabinett, Robert Starling, Jr. (Velma), Roberta Graves (Henry), Rhonda Swanson (Herman), Michael Starling & Rodney Starling & spiritual daughter, Jean Booker. Also 34 grandchildren, 52 great grandchildren, 4 great-great grandchildren, cousins, other family & friends. Celebration of Life Service 1 pm, Friday, October 6, at Victory Christian Fellowship, 100 Wilton Blvd., New Castle, where viewing will be 11 am-1 pm only. Burial in Gracelawn Memorial Park. Arr. by CONGO FUNERAL HOME

Michael Allen Staats

Age 38 of Dover, DE, died on October 4, 2006, at Kent General Hospital. Service 3 pm on Friday, October, 6, at TORBERT FUNERAL CHAPEL South, 1145 E. Lebanon Rd. (Rt. 10), Dover, DE, where friends may call from 2-3 pm.

Eva K. Osborne

Age 86, of West Grove, PA, died Mon., Oct. 2, 2006. Funeral 2 pm, Oxford UM Church, 18 Addison St., Oxford, PA, with visitation from 1-2 pm. Interment in Oxford Cemetery. Arr. by EDWARD L. COLLINS FUNERAL HOME.

Margaret E. Mulford

Age 92, of Galena, MD, died Fri., Sept. 15, 2006. A memorial service will be held at 4 pm, Sat., Oct. 7, at Olivet UM Church, S. Main St., Galena. Arr. by GALENA FUNERAL HOME OF STEPHEN L. SCHAECH, GALENA.

Robert T. Hoover, Sr.

Robert T. Hoover, Sr., age 66, of Dunlinden Acres, Wilmington, DE, died Wednesday, October 4, 2006, in the Christiana Hospital surrounded by his loving family.

Mr. Hoover was a warehouse manager for Executone for 20 years, retiring in 1995. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, collecting baseball memorabilia and was a huge New York Yankees fan.

He is survived by his loving wife of 46 years, Barbara A. Hoover; his son, Robert T. Hoover, Jr., and his wife, Debby, and their children, Bobby and Amber; his daughter, Janet Robinson, and her husband, Mark, and their children, Jennifer and Michelle; his brothers Billy and Larry Hoover; and his sisters Nancy Whal, Judy Throwbridge, Annette Marta, Rosemary Shupp, and Sandy Mshar.

Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at St. John the Beloved Church, 907 Milltown Road on Saturday, October 7, at 10:30 am. Friends may call at the DOHERTY FUNERAL HOME, 3200 Limestone Road, Pike Creek, on Friday, October 6, from 7-9 pm, and again on Saturday, October 7, from 9-10 am. Interment will be in Gracelawn Memorial Park.

Kevin R. "Gate" Gatewood

Age 49, of Elkton, MD, died Saturday, September 30, 2006.

A funeral will be held on Saturday, October 7, at 12 noon, with a viewing from 11 am-12 noon, in the GALENA FUNERAL HOME OF STEPHEN L. SCHAECH, 118 West Cross Street, Galena, MD. Burial in Union Bethel Cemetery.

Millard A. Brooks

Age 81, of Rising Sun, MD, died Tues., Oct. 3, 2006. Viewing 7-9 pm, Fri., Oct. 6, RT FOARD F.H., 111 S. Queen St., Rising Sun, MD. Funeral 11 am, Sat., Oct. 7, Calvary Missionary Baptist Church, 47 Half Mile Turn, Rising Sun.

Dorothy A. Billings

Age 65, of West Grove, PA, died Tues., Oct. 3, 2006. Funeral Fri., Oct 6, 10 am, EDWARD L. COLLINS FUNERAL HOME, 86 Pine St., Oxford, PA, with a viewing from 9-10 am. Interment in Union Hill Cemetery, Kennett Square.

Devon Brown "Dillinjah"

Passed away September 30, 2006.

A service for Devon Brown will be held today, October 7, 2006, at 10 am at the Bethel AME Church, 7th and Park Ave., Vineland, NJ. Friends may call 1 hour prior to the service. Interment in Siloam Cemetery, Vineland, NJ.

Services are entrusted by EDWARDS & SON FUNERAL HOMES, INC. Bridgeton and Salem, NJ

Maryanne Bowers

Age 63, of Newark, DE, passed away on Wednesday, October 4, 2006.

She was a secretary in the Department of Education at the University of Delaware for over 30 years.

Maryanne is survived by her husband of 36 years, Ronald E. Bowers, Jr.; 2 daughters, Michelle Lee Meckley and her husband, Kevin, of Middletown, and Sherri Lynn Suhr and her husband, Marcus, of Bear; her brother, James Unsworth of New Castle; 2 sisters, Joyce Humbertson and Patti Unsworth, both of New Castle; and 3 grandchildren, Carly, Mitch, and Chase, the Sunshines of her life.

A funeral service will be held on Monday, October 9, 2006, at 1 pm at the MCCRERY MEMORIAL CHAPEL, 3710 Kirkwood Highway at Duncan Road, where family and friends may call after 12 noon. Interment will be in Gracelawn Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, please make contributions to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959.

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