Willard A. Ingersoll, 59
HARTLY - Willard A. Ingersoll of Hartly died after a brief illness Monday, Nov. 11, 2002, in Philadelphia Veterans Hospital, Philadelphia. He was 59.
Mr. Ingersoll was born Feb. 14, 1943, in Quincy, Mich., son of the late William and Gladys Ingersoll.
He served in the U.S. Air Force from 1960 to 1964.
Following his discharge, Mr. Ingersoll relocated to Delaware, where he worked for 27 years as an engineer for Playtex, retiring in 1992. He also worked for several years as a civil engineer for the state of Delaware.
He enjoyed fishing, woodworking, carpentry and camping. He helped anyone he could who was in need of help.
Mr. Ingersoll was a member of American Legion Walter L. Fox Post 2.
He is survived by his wife, Annette L. Renier Mouncy, with whom he resided for 17 years; a son, Bryan Ingersoll of Dover; four daughters, Anita O'Brien and Donna LaBo, both of Texas, Jennifer Ingersoll of Hartly and Michelle Corey of Florida; six grandchildren, Sarah, Kaithe, Dustin, Tyler, Haly and Bradley; and three sisters, Orpha Weage, Doris Normandin and Zenith Hilton, all of Michigan.
Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday in Torbert Funeral Chapel, 1145 East Lebanon Road, Dover.
Services will be noon Friday in the funeral home.
Burial will be in Sharon Hills Memorial Park, Dover.
Instead of flowers, contributions may be made to the Arthritis Foundation, 222 Philadelphia Pike, Suite 8, Wilmington, DE 19809.
Howard D. 'Buddy' Knowles Sr., 69
MILFORD - Howard D. "Buddy" Knowles Sr. of Milford died Friday, Nov. 8, 2002, in his home. He was 69.
Mr. Knowles was born in Wilmington, son of the late Howard W. and Dora Mortcolm Knowles.
He was a U.S. Army Korean War veteran.
He was a retired truck driver for E.J. Hollingsworth.
Mr. Knowles enjoyed bowling and loved motorcycles.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother and a sister.
He is survived by his wife, Jacqlyn L. Suloff Knowles; his children, Howard D. and Richard A. Knowles, both of Wilmington, Jeffery L. Knowles of Milford, Catherine E. Harvey of Harrington, Karen M. and Darren W. (Too Tall) Knowles, both of Milton; and 11 grandchildren.
Memorial services will be 10 a.m. Friday in Berry Short Funeral Home, 119 N.W. Front St., Milford, where friends may call one hour earlier.
Burial will be at the family's convenience.
Jane Elizabeth Logan, 54
DOVER - Jane Elizabeth Logan of Dover died after a lengthy illness Sunday, Nov. 10, 2002, peacefully in her home. She was 54.
Mrs. Logan was born March 16, 1948, daughter of the late Hiram Carter Sr. and Vivian Thompson Carter.
She received her bachelor of science degree in business education in 1976 and a master of arts degree in education in 1999 from the Delaware State University.
Mrs. Logan taught at Middletown High School for 11 years and retired early from the Department of Education in 2001.
She was a loving wife, mother and proud "MeMe." She was always willing to lend a helping hand to friends and relatives who needed her. She was known for her collection and fondness of Longerberger baskets. She enjoyed life and it showed in her brilliant smile.
Mrs. Logan was a member of Whatcoat United Methodist Church in Dover and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Dover alumnae chapter, for 25 years.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, S. Lowan Pitts; and three brothers, Hiram Carter Jr., Isaac Carter and Ira (Bunny) Carter.
She is survived by her loving husband, Vannie F. Logan; two daughters and two sons-in-law, Michelle and Mark Haughton of Kennesaw, Ga., and Vanessa and Roger Peoples of Elkton, Md.; a stepson, Robert Logan of Newark; eight grandchildren, Shakira, Robert, Stephon, Deandre, Miles, Nigel, Quincy and Jalen; a sister, Barbara Goode of Dover; two brothers, James Carter of Philadelphia and Charles Carter Sr. of Dover; her aunt and uncle, Eleanor and Elijah Cannon of Dover; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, extended family and friends.
Services will be noon Thursday in Whatcoat United Methodist Church, Dover, where friends may call two hours earlier. There will also be an Omega Omega ceremony at noon.
Burial will be in Sharon Hill Memorial Gardens, Dover.
Instead of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to the American Cancer Society, 92 Reads Way, New Castle, DE 19720; or to the Delaware Hospice, 911 S. Du Pont Highway, Dover, DE 19901
Arrangements by Bennie Smith Funeral Home, Dover.
Shirley A. Morin, 76
MILLSBORO - Shirley A. Morin of Millsboro died Monday, Nov. 11, 2002, in her home She was 76.
Mrs. Morin was born in Annapolis, Md., daughter of the late Olin Ray and Ava Stoner Andrews.
She was formerly a speech therapist.
She loved to play golf and bridge.
Mrs. Morin was a member of Epworth United Methodist Church, Rehoboth Beach, the Daughters of the American Revolution, Col. David Hall Chapter, Village Improvement Association and the Rehoboth Flower Group, the Sussex Gardeners. She also served as a volunteer at Beebe Medical Center.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Donald Morin, in 1992.
She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Stephen A. and Julie Morin of Seattle; and three grandchildren, Sean McGowan, Tyler Morin and Joseph Morin.
Services will be 2 p.m. today in Parsell Funeral Homes & Crematorium, Atkins-Lodge Chapel, 19 Kings Highway, Lewes, where friends may call one hour earlier. The Rev. Jack Abel will officiate.
Burial will be 1 p.m. Thursday in Rose Hill Cemetery, Hagerstown, Md.
Instead of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions may be made to the Col. Hall Chapter, NSDAR, 23369 Marina Drive, West, Laurel, DE 19958; or to Epworth Methodist Church, 30 Baltimore Ave., Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971.
Theodore Roland 'Teddy' Russum, 56
GREENWOOD - Theodore Roland "Teddy" Russum of Greenwood died Monday, Nov. 11, 2002, in Christiana Medical Center, Newark. He was 56.
Mr. Russum was born March 26, 196, Greensboro, Md., son of the late Wesley and Lillian (Baker) Russum.
He served in the U.S. Army and the National Guard.
Mr. Russum had been a truck driver for Carmean Grain in Ridgely for 15 years and Schultz & Sons in Denton, Md., for 10 years.
He is survived by two sons, Theodore Robert Russum of Greenwood and Steven Russum of Denton; two brothers, James Tucker Russum of Greensboro and Billy Russum of Tennessee; and a sister, Donna Lee Jump of Federalsburg, Md.
Services will be 1 p.m. Friday in Fleegle-Kelfenbein Funeral Home, P.A., where friends may call one hour earlier.
Burial will be in Eastern Shore Veteran Cemetery, Hurlock, Md.
Arrangements by Fleegle & Helfenbein Funeral Home, P.A., Greensboro.
Earl F. Stoneking, 73
DOVER - Earl F. Stoneking of Dover died Monday, Nov. 11, 2002, in Bayhealth-Kent General Hospital, Dover. He was 73.
Mr. Stoneking was born April 11, 1929, in Rock Camp, W. Va., son of the late Arthur Lee Stoneking and Opal Willey Stoneking.
He was a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Korean and Vietnam wars, serving his country for 24 years, retiring in 1970.
After the service, Mr. Stoneking worked for Gilpins delivering pharmaceuticals until its closing in the 1980s.
He enjoyed hunting.
Mr. Stoneking was a member of American Legion Walter L. Fox Post 2 in Dover.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Sheron Stoneking Warren.
He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Florence Stoneking; two sons, Earl F. Stoneking Jr. of Morgantown, W.Va., and Arthur Lee Stoneking at home; two daughters, Nadine Stoneking of Tennessee and Janice Bryon of Woodside; four brothers, James Everett Stoneking of Dellory, Ohio, Billy Jackson Stoneking of Anderson Ridge, W.Va., Ralph Stoneking of Malvern, Ohio, and Erney J. Stoneking of Coburn, W.Va.; four sisters, Mary Lively of Canton, Ohio, Iva Hall of Pine Grove, W.Va, Donna Kennedy of Vienna, Ohio, and Jeannetta Rose Stoneking of Southington, Ohio; five grandchildren; and two great grandchildren.
Services will be 11 a.m. Thursday in Torbert Funeral Chapel, 61 S. Bradford St., Dover, where friends may call one hour earlier.
Burial will be in the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Bear.
Robert Eugene Snyder Jr., 34
FELTON - Robert Eugene Snyder Jr. of Felton died Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2002, in his home. He was 34.
Mr. Snyder was born in Wilmington, son of Robert E. Sr. and Frances Moore Snyder of Felton.
He was a computer operator for DART in Dover for 11 years.
He loved the Washington Redskins and bingo.
Mr. Snyder was a member of the Camden Moose Lodge.
In addition to his parents he is survived by a sister, Elizabeth Anne Snyder of Felton.
Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday in Berry Short Funeral Home, Felton.
Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday in the funeral home.
Burial will be in Hollywood Cemetery, Harrington.
James Alfred Daniels, 91
PONDTOWN, Md. - James A. Daniels of Pondtown, and Millington, died Saturday, May 12, 2001, in Kent and Queen Anne's Hospital, Chestertown. He was 91.
Mr. Daniels was educated in the Queen Anne's School system.
In his younger years, he worked on an area farm, Dixon's Furniture Inc., and the Pennsylvania Railroad. He retired in the mid 1960s.
During World War II, he served his country in the U.S. Army and was a participant in the Pacific Theatre. He received an honorable discharge in 1946.
Mr. Daniels was a family-oriented man who enjoyed being around home with his wife and children. In his spare time, he liked to watch sporting events, particularly baseball, football and basketball. He was an avid reader of the newspaper and was well-informed of anything newsworthy.
He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Ella (Caulk) Daniels.
He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Madeline E. Daniels of Pondtown; a son, Samuel Daniels of Pondtown; three sisters, Doris Bonds of Philadelphia, Pa., Ida Davis and Della Williams both of Washington, D.C.; four grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, and a great-great-grandchild.
Service will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Mt. Pleasant Methodist Church in Pondtown, where friends may call one hour prior to the service.
Burial will be in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery following services.
Gerone C. Hudson, 61
BAYARD - Gerone C. Hudson of Bayard died of kidney failure Monday, May 14, 2001,in Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury, Md. He was 61.
Mr. Hudson served in the U.S. Air Force, stationed in Montana, where he met his wife of 38 years, Pat Hudson.
He was founder and chairman of the board of Gerone C. Hudson Electrical Contractors.
Mr. Hudson was a member and past president of the Delaware Electrical Contractors Association, member of Mended Hearts and St. Ann's Catholic Church, Bethany Beach, and a volunteer for Peninsula Regional Medical Center.
He was predeceased by his father, Clifford Hudson in 1973, and his brother, Jerald Hudson in 1987.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his mother, Dorothy Hudson of Bayard; a son, Guy C. Hudson and his wife Tracey; a daughter, Lou Ann Hudson and her husband, Doug; a sister-in-law, Jeanne Hudson of Roxana, and two grandsons, Seth and Jacob Hudson.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 a.m. Friday at St. Ann's Catholic Church, Del. 26, Bethany Beach.
Friends may call from 7-9 p.m. Thursday at the Bethany Chapel of Melson Funeral Services, West Avenue, Ocean View, where a prayer service will be at 7 p.m.
Instead of flowers, the family suggests contributions to The Mended Hearts or Peninsula Regional Medical Center Cardiac Rehabilitation in Salisbury.
Samuel Joseph 'Joe' Keidel, 32
DELMAR - Samuel Joseph "Joe" Keidel of Delmar died Saturday, May 12, 2001, in Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury, Md.. He was 32.
Mr. Keidel was born in Baltimore, son of Dawn F. Keidel of Delmar and the late William L. Keidel Sr.
He owned and operated Keidel Construction.
He loved riding his Harley-Davidson motorcycle. He was very committed to his faith.
Mr. Keidel was a member of Moose Lodge 654.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife, Kathy Carey Keidel of Delmar; a daughter, Tabitha; three brothers and their wives: William L. Jr. and Michelle Keidel of Lusby, Md., Richard K. Sr. and Laurie Keidel of Mardela Springs, Md., Timothy and Michelle Keidel of Salisbury; three sisters and their husbands, Susan and Allen Filesi of Ft. Worth, Texas, Victoria Iand John Iorio of Pasadena, Md., and Kimberly and Gary Naggy of Salisbury; his two dogs, Crazy and Sammy and many nieces and nephews.
Service will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Holloway Funeral Home in Salisbury, where friends may call one hour prior to the service.
Burial will be in Riverton United Methodist Church Cemetery in Mardela Springs.
The family suggests contributions in his memory to the Alzheimer's Association, Eastern Shore Branch, P.O. Box 2233, Salisbury, MD 21802-2233.
Arrangements are being handled by the Holloway Funeral Home, Salisbury.
Kathryn H. Lewis, 81
WILMINGTON - Kathryn H. Lewis of Wilmington, formerly of Rehoboth Beach, died of heart failure Sunday, May 13, 2001, in Christiana Hospital. She was 81.
Mrs. Lewis retired in 1977 from Electrical Hose and Rubber, where she worked for more than 30 years.
She was a member of Kirkwood United Methodist Church.
She was preceded in death by three brothers and three sisters.
She is survived by several nieces and nephews.
Services will be 10 a.m. Thursday at Mealey Funeral Home, Limestone and Milltown Roads, Wilmington, where friends may call one hour prior to the service.
Burial will be 2 p.m. in Epworth Methodist Church Cemetery in Rehoboth Beach..
Arrangements by Mealey Funeral Homes.
Roland E. 'Eddie' Parsons Jr., 52
MILLSBORO - Roland E. "Eddie" Parsons Jr. of Millsboro, formerly of Wilmington, died Friday, May 11, 2001, in his home. He was 52.
Mr. Parsons was born on Wilmington, the son of Roland E. Parsons Sr. of Millsboro, with whom he resided, and the late Marian L. Drummond Parsons. His mother preceded him in death on March 28, 2001.
He was a veteran of the Vietnam War, having served in both the U.S. Marines and the U.S. Army.
He was a self-employed handyman.
In addition to his father, he is survived by a son, James E. Parsons of Wilmington; and a daughter, Kimberly A. Parsons of Newark.
Service will be 11:30 a.m. Thursday at the Watson Funeral Home, 211 Washington Street in Millsboro, where friends may call one hour prior to service. The Rev. Robert A. Hudson will officiate.
Burial will be in Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 2465 Chesapeake City Road, Bear.
Barbara Gaye Rash, 54
LEWES - Barbara Gaye Rash of Lewes died Tuesday, May 15, 2001, in Lewes Convalescent Center. She was 54.
Ms. Rash was born in Wilmington.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Phillip H. Rash Sr. in 1982 and Bertha Jones Rash in March 2001.
She is survived by a half-brother, Phillip H. Rash Jr. of Thorndale, Pa.; two aunts, Margaret V. Rash of Wilmington and Audrey C. Rash of Hockessin and four cousins, Richard L. Jones of Frederica, Mary J. Bullock of Georgetown, Richard Gould of Ellicott City, Md., and Linda Moore of Dover.
Service will be 9:45 a.m. Friday at Gracelawn Memorial Park, DuPont Highway, Minquadale, where friends may call after 9 a.m.
Burial will be in the adjoining cemetery.
Arrangements by Short Funeral Services, Milton.
Ersie M. Reynolds, 75
DOVER - Ersie M. Reynolds of Dover died Tuesday, May 15, 2001, in Christina Hospital Wilmington. She was 75.
Mrs. Reynolds was born July 13, 1925, in Freeburn, Ky., daughter of the late Frank and Jossie (Stevens) Daniels.
She was a maitre d' at Ocean Downs for many years.
Mrs. Reynolds enjoyed gardening and loved horse racing.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, George P. Reynolds in 1983.
She is survived by a son and his wife, George K. and Patricia Reynolds of Aberdeen, Md.; a daughter and her husband, Virginia and Robert Ayotte of Salisbury, Md.; three brothers, Frank Daniels of Hartly, Frank Daniels Jr. of Woodside and John G. Daniels of Felton; four sisters, Phyllis Daniels of Lewes, Helen Delvin of Viola, Ellen Glandon of Willow Grove and Ruth McClain of Dover; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Service will be at the convenience of the family.
Arrangements by Trader Funeral Home, Dover.
Nettie O. Kemp Rose, 82
CHESTERTOWN, Md. - Nettie O. Kemp Rose of Chestertown died Tuesday, May 15, 2001, in Corsica Hills Nursing Home in Centreville. She was 82.
Mrs. Rose was born Oct. 17, 1918, in Baltimore, daughter of the late Stanley W. Kemp Sr. and Gertrude Coleman Kemp.
Upon graduation from high school, she studied piano at the Peabody Institute.
Mrs. Rose married Paul Elliott Rose Sr. of Centreville July 16, 1938. They lived in Church Hill, where she raised her family. In 1970, they moved from Church Hill to Chestertown.
She worked for a brief period with the Chestertown Defense Plant and Drug Fair also in Chestertown. However, raising her family was always paramount.
She enjoyed watching golf, playing the piano and gardening. She also enjoyed bowling "10 pins" with friends.
Mrs. Rose was a member of Church Hill United Methodist Church.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 46 years in December 1994.
She is survived by three sons, Paul E. Rose Jr. and Ron Rose, both of Chestertown, and Gene Rose of Centreville; two daughters, Shirley Montgomery of Reisterstown and Nancy Callahan of Annapolis; two brothers, William Kemp and Douglas Kemp, both of Baltimore; a stepsister, Barbara Manner of Eldersburg; a stepbrother, Thomas Hess of Alabama; eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and her cat, Collie.
Service will be 12:30 p.m. Friday at Fellows, Helfenbein and Newnam Funeral Home, 130 Speer Road, Chestertown, where family and friends may call from two and one-half hours prior to the service.
Burial will be in Church Hill Cemetery.
Instead of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to the Kent County Humane Society, P.O. Box 352, Chestertown, MD 21620.
Margaret Stevens Stack, 90
CHESTERTOWN, Md. - Margaret Stevens Stack of Chestertown, formerly of Sudlersville, died Sunday, May 13, 2001, in the Heron Point Health Care Wing, Chestertown. She was 90.
Mrs. Stack was the daughter of the late G. Walter and Lucy Jump Stevens.
She attended Queen Anne's County public schools. She graduated from Towson Normal School in 1930. She completed additional course work at the University of Maryland and received her master's degree in education from Columbia University.
Mrs. Stack's formal teaching career spanned 42 years. From 1930 to 1944, she was a teacher and administrator in the Montgomery County Public School System. She served as principal of Fair Land Elementary School, Silver Spring, Md. She returned to Queen Anne's County and became supervisor of elementary schools. Later, she was supervisor of curriculum, a position she held until her retirement in 1972. During those years, she attended The University of Delaware as a student and a teacher.
In 1960, she and a co-author published a widely acclaimed teaching word skills text, which was written for the elementary school student.
Mrs. Stack has been active in civic and professional organizations. She was a member of the Queen Anne's County Retired Teachers Association, Maryland State Teachers Association, Delta Kappa Gamma Sorority, and the Chester River Yacht and Country Club. She had served as chairperson of the Junior Red Cross and was a member of the Children's Aid Society. For many years, she had been a member of the Calvary-Asbury United Methodist Church, Sudlersville, where her influence was reflected through her serving on many committees. Mrs. Stack was a life member of the Sudlersville Memorial Library.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Leon "Doc" Stack died in 1983.
Memorial service will be 2 p.m. Saturday at the Calvary-Asbury United Methodist Church, Sudlersville.
Instead of flowers, the family suggests contributions to the following charities: Calvary-Asbury United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 202 Sudlersville, MD 21668; The Sudlersville Memorial Library P.O. Box 112, Sudlersville, MD 21668; Queen Anne's Hospice 300 Del Rhodes Ave. Queenstown, MD 21658-1365; Centreville Masonic Lodge 180; or The Queen Anne's County Mental Health Assoc. 206 N Commerce St. Centreville, MD 21617.
Arrangements by the Fellows Helfenbein & Newnam Funeral Home, Millington.