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Delaware Statewide Obituary Collection - 170

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Date: Friday, 15 January 2010, at 12:55 p.m.

Carrie I. Drumheller, 90
MILFORD - Carrie I. Drumheller of Milford died Monday, Feb. 24, 2003, in Bayhealth-Milford Memorial Hospital. She was 90.
Mrs. Drumheller was born March 8, 1912 in Kratzerville, Pa., daughter of the late Simon and Agnes Reemer Ewig.
She was a homemaker.
Mrs. Drumheller was a member of the Avenue United Methodist Church in Milford, and the Sarah Circle there. She was a charter member of the Milford Senior Center where she was an active participant in the quilters' group.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Drumheller in 1971; a brother, Miles Ewig; and six sisters, Mary Wilt, Blanche Hinish, Pauline Ewig, Erma Leitzer, Valerie Bell and Cora Kuchinski.
She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Ray Eugene and Naomi M. Drumheller of Milford; a brother, George Ewig of Freeburg, Pa.; two sisters, Ruth Foster of Freeburg and Mae W. Erdley of Port Trevorton, Pa.; two grandchildren, William C. Drumheller of Milford and Rae Irene Smith of Millsboro; and three great-grandchildren, Joshua Bailey, Christopher Bailey and Ryan Smith.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, March 2, 2003, in Rogers Funeral Home, 301 Lakeview Ave., Milford.
Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday in Arlington Cemetery, Drexel Hill, Pa.
Burial will follow services there.
Instead of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to Avenue United Methodist Church, 20 N. Church St., Milford, DE, 19963 or the Milford Senior Center, 111 Park Ave., Milford, DE, 19963.

Marion A. Gignilliat, 92
MILFORD - Marion A. Gignilliat of Milford, formerly of East Lansdowne, Pa. and Perry, Ga. died Saturday, Feb. 22, 2003, in Milford Center, Milford. She was 92.
Mrs. Gignilliat was born in Philadelphia, daughter of the late Arthur Joseph LaGasse and Mary Elizabeth Mills Lagasse.
Mrs. Gignilliat worked as a waitress for the New Perry Hotel in Georgia.
She enjoyed attending church and socializing with her friends.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by a son, William Boyce III of Pennsauken, N.J. and the late Louise Badgeley-Warner of Philadelphia, Pa.
She is survived by seven grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren and 12 great-great-grandchildren.
Services will be 1 p.m. Friday in Melvin Funeral Home, 15522 South DuPont Highway., Harrington, where friends may call one hour earlier.
Burial will be in Barratts Chapel Cemetery, Frederica.

Charles Arthur Good Jr., 62
DENTON, Md. - Charles Arthur Good Jr. of Denton died Monday, Feb. 24, 2003, in Memorial Hospital in Easton. He was 62.
Mr. Good was born Feb. 8, 1941 in Ridgely, Md., son of the late Charles A. Good Sr. and Mary Leona Piver Good.
He was a building contractor for many years and a farmer.
He enjoyed working with his son, David, in his excavation business during his last few years.
Mr. Good was a past board member of the Southern States Grain Board, a past member of BPOE Elks Lodge in Easton and the Moose Lodge 1520 of Easton.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a brother, Wallace Good.
He is survived by his wife of 24 years, Pamela Neal Good of Denton; a son and a daughter, David A. and Deanna Good of Greensboro; three grandchildren, Carrie, Aaron and Matthew Good; a brother, James A. Good of Oxford; two sisters, Marcia Wills of Berwyn, Pa. and Regina Good of Salisbury.
Service will be 11 a.m. Saturday in the Moore Funeral Home, P.A., 12 S. Second St., Denton, where friends may call one hour earlier.
Burial will be in Concord Cemetery.
Instead of flowers, contributions may be made to the Caroline Chapter of the American Cancer Society, c/o Mrs. Ellen Behike, P.O. Box 505, Denton, MD 21629

Stephanie Ann Manlove, 33
FELTON - Stephanie Ann Manlove of Felton died Saturday, Feb. 22, 2003, in St. Frances Hospital, Wilmington. She was 33.
Ms. Manlove was born Dec. 31, 1969, daughter of Joseph Manlove Jr. and Mary Brady.
She attended schools in the Caesar Rodney School District.
Ms. Manlove was a member of Prince of Peace and House of Prayer for All People of Dover.
She was preceded in death by grandparents, Albert and Lucy Kaiser and Joseph Manlove Sr.; and an aunt, Patricia Manlove.
In addition to her parents she is survived by a stepmother, Getha "Gege" Watson and her second stepmother, Dorothy Manlove; stepfather, Reginald Brady; two daughters, Vanassa and Jalisa Manlove of Dover; a son, Calvin Harris Jr., of Dover; a sister, Latisha Johnson of Dover; three brothers, Earl and Bruce Manlove of Dover and Marvin Pleasanton of Harrington; a special friend, Eddie Richardson; and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins, relatives and friends.
Services will be 1 p.m. Friday in Bennie Smith Funeral Home, Dover, where friends may call one hour earlier. Elder Dr. Myrtle Williams-Scott will officiate.
Instead of flowers, contributions may be made to Bennie Smith Funeral Home, Dover.

Granville C. Marvel, 85
GEORGETOWN - Granville C. Marvel of Georgetown died Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2003, in Green Valley Terrace, Millsboro. He was 85.
Mr. Marvel was born in Stockley, son of the late Charles S. and Hattie J. Baker Marvel.
He was a retired engineer for Swift & Co., in Georgetown, now Perdue, Inc., for 35 years, retiring in 1977.
Mr. Marvel was a member of the Sussex Central Ruritan Club and the Delaware Farm Bureau.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Raymond and Howard Marvel; and a nephew, Andrew Marvel.
He is survived by four nieces and nephews, Betty Arthur of Boynton Beach, Fla., Louise M. and Jack Wilkins of Millsboro, Rodney T. and Aimee Marvel of Dagsboro and R.B. and Ruth of Wareham, Mass.; and six great-nieces, nephews, and several great-great-nieces and nephews.
Services will be 1 p.m. Friday in Watson Funeral Home, 211 Washington St, Millsboro, where friends may call two hours earlier. The Rev. Dr. James C. Van Der Wall will officiate.
Burial will be in Union Cemetery, Georgetown.
Instead of flowers, the family suggests contributions to the Delaware Hospice, 600 Dupont Highway, Georgetown, DE 19947 or a church or organization of your choice.

John 'Johnny' Price, 53
DOVER - John "Johnny" Price of Dover died Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2003, in Bayhealth-Kent General Hospital, Dover. He was 53.
Mr. Price was born May 26, 1949, son of Mabel Price of Smyrna and the late Thomas Edward Ross.
He attended William Henry High School, Dover.
He became active in a musical career at an early age. He sang with the Gospel Nutones and with many church groups. He never missed an opportunity to express how much he loved people and was always willing to help others.
In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by a brother, Leroy Price; and a sister, Margaret Trader.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by four children, John Price of Dover, Michelle Sonnier of Landover, Md., Chantel Price of Wilmington, and McQuail Price of Dover; two stepchildren, Felix Vazquez Jr. of Omaha, Neb. and Richard Vazquez of Austin, Texas; a brother, Thomas "Sarge" Price; a son-in-law, Derek Sonnier; two daughters-in-law, Sherry Vazquez and Elizabeth Vazquez; seven grandchildren, Arris Sonnier, Antonio Vazquez, Isaiah Vazquez, Graciela Vazquez, Jahdaya Martin, John Price Jr., and Camryn Hazzard; two devoted friends, Willie Lee Swing and Brenda Whittington; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, friends and the Lifting Up Holy Hands Church family.
Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday in Bennie Smith Funeral Home, Dover.
Services will be noon Saturday in Faith Hope and Love Church, 218 N. Rehoboth Blvd., Milford.

Marie Sansone, 103
LAUREL - Marie Sansone of Laurel died Monday, Feb. 24, 2003, in the Seaford Center-Genesis Eldercare, Seaford. She was 103.
Mrs. Sansone was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., daughter of the late Peter and Marie Mercurio.
She was a proud homemaker and enjoyed being around people. She was a very talented ballet dancer and pianist. One of her favorite pastimes was baking, and she will be remembered for the pies she made for friends and family. She will be missed as a loving mother, grandmother, sister and friend.
Mrs. Sansone was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Patterson, N.J.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her loving husband, Joseph Sansone, in 1968; a son, Andy Sansone; two brothers, Tony and Frank; and three sisters, Anna, Bertha and Katie.
She is survived by a son, Peter Sansone of Milford; three daughters, Dorothy Duelfer of Holmdel, N.J., Nadine Kole of Foxboro, Mass., and Ann Basile of Oregon; a special caretaker, nurse and daughter-in-law, Janice Sansone Bass of North Carolina; 15 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; and 15 great-great-grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday in Short Funeral Home, 700 W. St., Laurel, where friends may call one hour earlier. The Rev. John Harrison will officiate.
Burial will be held privately in New Jersey at the convenience of the family.
Instead of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in her memory to the American Cancer Society, c/o Research, 92 Reads Way, Suite 205, New Castle, DE 19720.

Joanna V. Semans, 69
DOVER - Joanna V. Semans of Dover died Monday, Feb. 24, 2003, in Bayhealth-Kent General Hospital, Dover. She was 69.
Ms. Semans was born Nov. 10, 1933, in Maryland, daughter of the late George Vatick and Madge Lodge Vatick.
She worked for 23 years in several positions for the State of Delaware Division of Motor Vehicles as a troubleshooter and data processor, mainly in titles and registrations. After retiring she worked at the Sam's Club in Dover.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, George E. Semans on Feb. 8, 2002.
She is survived by a son, Lindale J. Semans of Bridgeville; two daughters and a son-in-law, Maria and Richard Cutchin of North Carolina and Sherry Lynn Semans of Newark; three sisters, Luxie Hallberg of Crystal Lake, Ill., Sofia Culver of Millsboro and Marina Ney of Magnolia; three grandchildren, Mary E. Cooper of Camden, Marie C. Kilhoffer of Dover and Josh Smith of Felton; three great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews; and a host of friends.
Services will be 2 p.m. Friday in Torbert Funeral Chapel, 61 S. Bradford St, Dover, where friends may call one hour earlier.
Burial will be in Lakeside Cemetery, North State Street, Dover.

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