Albert Roth, 86
CHESTERTOWN, Md. - Albert Roth of Chestertown died Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2001, in Magnolia Hall Nursing Home. He was 86.
Dr. Roth was born Dec. 7, 1914, in New York City, the son of the late Bernhardt and Gussie Weiskopf Roth.
He received his Bachelor of Science Degree from New York University, N.Y.; and his Medical Degree at Medical School of St. Bartholomew's Hospital, University of London, England in 1943.
Dr. Roth served in the Royal Air Force as a Medical Officer, Flight Lt. from 1943 until 1946 during World War II.
He married Joy James of London, England on Nov. 8, 1941. They moved to the United States in 1946, where he interned in New York City for one year.
He opened a Medical practice in Prince George's County in the Lanham and Riverdale areas. He and his wife retired to Chestertown in 1992.
Dr. Roth was a past president of the Prince George's County Medical Society in 1963 and a member of the Jewish War Veterans of the U.S.A., and was Director of the Family Practice Program at Prince George's Hospital from 1975 to 1980.
In addition to his wife of 59 years, he is survived by four daughters, Sarah Roth of London, England, Caroline Petit of Melbourne, Australia, Rachel Roth of Tempe, Ariz., and Victoria Roth of Chestertown, and four grandchildren.
Graveside service will be 10:30 a.m. today in St. Paul's Cemetery in Chestertown.
Arrangements by Fellows, Helfenbein & Newnam Funeral Home, P.A., Chestertown.
Lulu Schurman, 89
GREENSBORO, Md. - Lulu Schurman of Greensboro died Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2001, in her son's home in Harrington. She was 89.
Mrs. Schurman was born July 1, 1911, in Garfield, N.J., the daughter of the late Gerard and Cornelia Lenderson VanSchaik.
She moved to this area from New Jersey in 1993.
Mrs. Schurman was a homemaker and also a former Sunday school teacher.
She married Otto Schurman in 1933.
Mrs. Schurman was a member of Greensboro Baptist Church.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband on May 27, 1990, and a sister, Johanna Hartman.
She is survived by two sons, Douglas Schurman of Greensboro, and Dennis Schurman of Harrington, Del.; a daughter, Dorothy Jones of Dover, Del.; five grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren.
Service will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Fleegle & Helfenbein Funeral Home, Greensboro, where friends may call one hour prior to the service.
Burial will be in Greensboro Cemetery Greensboro.
Clinton Ted Tawes, 76
DAGSBORO - Clinton Ted Tawes of Dagsboro died Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2001, in the Chancellor Care Center in Delmar. He was 76.
Mr. Tawes was born Feb. 21, 1925, in Crisfield, Md., the son of the late Clinton Tawes and Hattie Johnson Tawes.
He worked for various garment factories in the area and later retired in 1970.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Charles Bert Tawes Sr.
He is survived by two nephews, David Tawes and his wife, Paula of Dagsboro, and Charles B. Tawes, Jr., and his wife Rosemary of Holly Hill, S.C.; a niece, Carol Ann Daugherty and her husband, Robbie of Crisfield, Md.; a brother, Loman Tawes of Virginia, and a great-uncle, Jessie Johnson of Laurel.
Service will be 11 a.m. Friday in the Eastern Shore Veterans Cemetery in Beulah.
Samuel Prettyman 'Bubby' 'Sammy' Tilghman, 65
UPPER HILL, Md. - Samuel Prettyman "Bubby" "Sammy" Tilghman died Monday, Feb. 26, 2001, in Peninsula Regional Medical Center, Salisbury. He was 65.
Mr. Tilghman was born Aug. 3, 1935, in Upper Hill, the son of the late Sarah J. Tilghman and Harold Tilghman, II.
He graduated from Greenwood School in Somerset County, and attended Delaware Technical & Community College, University of Maryland, Eastern Shore and Delmarva Beauty School.
Mr. Tilghman served in the U.S. Air Force for four years.
He worked as a production operator for DuPont in Seaford, Del., until he retired.
Mr. Tilghman was a member of the American Legion Post in Princess Anne, the local volunteer fire department in Upper Fairmont, and the St. Andrews UM Church in Upper Hill. He was a faithful church trustee, lay speaker, administrative council board member. He also served on the PPR Committee, senior choir, Methodist Men, Voices of the Hill, mass choir and the finance committee.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Valerie Smith; a brother, Alexander Tilghman and a sister, Yvonne Coleman.
He survived by his loving wife, Dora F. Tilghman; his children, Teresa F. Tilghman, Gregory D. Tilghman, Chanita Coleman, Sheryl L. Handy, and Ernest S. Tilghman, all of Upper Hill, and Victor Whittington of Glen Burnie, Myrana and Anita Whittington of Crisfield, Dina Whittington of Wilmington, Del., and Michael Whittington of Salisbury, seven brothers and sisters, Harold III of Salisbury, Clarence, Chester and Rudolph Tilghman, all of Crisfield, Peggy Whittington of Crisfield, Elsie Gray of Upper Hill, Shirley Williams of Manokin, Lucille Townsend of Upper Hill; a son-in-law, George Handy Sr.; an uncle, Roscoe Johnson of Philadelphia, 12 grandchildren, and a host of relatives and friends.
Friends may call from 6-8 p.m. Saturday at St. Andrews UM Church in Upper Hill.
Service will be 11 a.m. Sunday at the church.
Burial will be in the Whittington Family Cemetery, Upper Hill.
Arrangements by Bennie Smith Funeral Home, Pocomoke City.
James Wilson Weedman, 93
SUDLERSVILLE, Md. - James Wilson Weedman of Sudlersville died Monday, Feb. 26, 2001, in Magnolia Hall Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. He was 93.
Mr. Weedman was born Feb. 2, 1908, the son of the late Denver and Drusilla (Wilson) Weedman. He was a lifelong resident of Queen Anne's county.
He worked as a mechanic for Phillips Garage in Sudlersville for 42 years.
In his earlier years he enjoyed playing soccer.
Mr. Weedman was a member of the Calvary-Asbury United Methodist Church in Sudlersville.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret Deiss Weedman, in 1984; and two brothers, Charles Norman Weedman in 1990 and George Carroll Weedman in 1969.
He is survived by two sisters-in-law, Rachel Weedman of Sudlersville and Joanne Bonser of Marietta, Ga.; and two nieces, Patricia Hovey of Kansas City, Mo. and Carol Ann Peoples of Marietta.
Graveside service will be 11 a.m. today in the Lakeside M.E. Cemetery, Dover, Del.
Instead of flowers, the family suggests contributions to the Calvary-Asbury United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 202, Sudlersville, MD 21668.
Arrangements by Fellows, Helfenbein, and Newnam Funeral Home.
Elton Roger Wood, 87
MILFORD - Elton Roger Wood of Milford died Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2001, in Bayhealth-Milford Memorial Hospital, Milford. He was 87.
Mr. Wood was born in Georgetown, the son of the late Elton Roger and Elizabeth Wood.
He retired 30 years ago, due to an injury at work, as a counselor at the Stevenson House Detention Center in Milford. He also was the first Foot Patrol Policeman for the Georgetown Police Dept.
He enjoyed hunting and at one time was a commercial fisherman in Fla.
Mr. Wood was a member of the Church of God, Milford.
He was preceded in death by a son, Kenneth Wood, in 1997.
He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Alice Jane (Beatty) Wood; a son and daughter-in-law, Rev. Roger E. and Carrie Wood of Milford; a daughter and son-in-law, Jane A. and James E. Herd of Houston; a step son, William R. Schoelerman of Fla., and 11 grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, and a dear friend, Eugene Guessford of Harrington.
Friends may call from 7-9 p.m. Friday at Berry-Short Funeral Home, 119 N.W. Front St., Milford.
Service will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Church of God in Milford, 500 N. Walnut St., Milford.
Burial will be in the Union Cemetery Georgetown.
Instead of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions may be made to Mr. Wood's favorite charity: God's Way To Recovery, 9 Causey Ave., Milford.
Lorraine Gertrude Klein, 70
LEWES - Lorraine Gertrude Klein of Lewes, formerly of Southampton, Pa., died Monday, Feb. 24, 2003, in her home. She was 70.
Mrs. Klein was born in Philadelphia, daughter of the late Karl and Gertrude Kayser Bauer.
She was a secretary for the Hatboro Water Authority, Hatboro, Pa., for 10 years, retiring in 1994.
Mrs. Klein was a member of Indian Mission United Methodist Church, Millsboro, the Wood Bee's of the Woods of Herring Creek, a former member of Addisville Reformed Church in Richboro, Pa., and sang with the Cape Henlopen Senior Gospel Group.
She is survived by her husband of 47 years, Klaus D. "Nick" Klein; a son, James R. Klein of Arlington, Va.; two daughters and sons-in-law, Suzanne J. and John Bruno of Halifam, Mass., and Monica L. and James Waeltz of Horsham, Pa; a brother, Carl G. Bauer of Philadelphia; a brother-in-law, Frank Wiegand of Bensalem, Pa.; and five grandchildren, Jennifer, Sarah and Katie Bruno and David and Corinna Waeltz.
Memorial services will be 1 p.m. Monday in Watson Funeral Home, 211 Washington St., Millsboro, where friends may call two hours earlier. The Rev. Cindy Quillen will officiate.
Burial will be priviate.
Instead of flowers, contributions may be to the Jefferson University Hospital Bodine Center for Cancer Treatment, c/o Miriam Schwed, 111 S. 11th St., Philadelphia, PA 19107; or the Indian Mission United Methodist Church, c/o Joe Wright, Road 13, Box 67H, Millsboro, DE 19966.