Obituaries

David ‘Jack’ Bottinelli, 68

David “Jack” Bottinelli, 68, passed away at his home in Millsboro, Del., on Oct. 13, 2014.

Louis Ross Brown, 81

Louis Ross Brown, 81, of Millsboro, Del., passed away Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014. He was born in Camden, N.J., on Aug. 9, 1933, to the late James S. and Winifred W. Brown.

Elmer M. Cox, 86

Elmer M. Cox, 86, of Ocean View, Del., formerly of Trainer, Pa., passed away on Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014, at his son’s home in Ocean View. Cox was born in Chester, Pa., son of the late Martin Cox and Caroline (Helpa) Cox.

Darlene Hodgson Dolan, 77

Darlene Hodgson Dolan, 77, of Bethany Beach, Del., passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014, at Beebe Healthcare in Lewes, Del. She was born on Nov. 11, 1936, in Spokane, Wash., daughter of the late Jane and Lloyd Hodgson.

Clarence H. Handy, 65

On Friday, Oct. 10, 2014, Clarence H. Handy of Frankford, Del., went to sleep in death at his home. He was cared for by his loving wife, Lois, for many years. Handy was born on Oct. 14, 1948, in Lewes, Del., the youngest of four children and son of the late Lenford C Handy Sr. and Elsie Mae Handy.

M. Elaine Horn, 99

M. Elaine Horn, 99, loving wife of the late Alvin F. Horn, of Ocean View, Del., and most recently of Brandywine Senior Living near Fenwick Island, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014.

Ada E. Hudson, 81

Ada E. Hudson, 81, of Millsboro, Del., formerly of Frankford, Del., passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, on Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014, at her home. She was born in Frankford on April 9, 1933, daughter of the late Orville Long and Margaret (Campbell) Long Sr.

William Thomas Kellam, 81

William Thomas Kellam, 81, of Dagsboro, Del. passed away peacefully in his sleep on Monday, Oct. 6, 2014, at his home. He was born on Jan. 3, 1933, in Onley, Va., son of the late Ralph Downing Kellam and Margaret Susan (Copes) Kellam. He was a veteran of the Korean War, having served in the United States Army.

Barbara Wilkinson, 86

Barbara Wilkinson, 86, of Georgetown, Del., passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014, at Harrison Senior Living in Georgetown. Wilkinson was born in Georgetown on June 25, 1928, to the late Frank and Ida Spicer Jewell.

Alfred S. Wiltbank Jr., 73

Alfred S. Wiltbank Jr., 73, of Bethany Beach, Del., passed away Monday, Oct. 6, 2014, at the Delaware Hospice Center in Milford, Del. He was born in Darby, Pa., son of the late Alfred and Mary Wiltbank.

Nelson Wright Jr., 77

Nelson Wright Jr., 77, of Bishopville, Md., departed this earth on Monday, Oct. 6, 2014, at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury, Md. He was born in Sept. of 1937 to the late Nelson Wright Sr. and Iris Mae (Morris) Wright of Lewes, Del.

Grace Arvey

Grace Arvey of Millsboro, Del., passed away Monday, Sept. 29, 2014, at Beebe Healthcare. Arvey was born in Dagsboro, Del., to the late George Mitchell and Margaret Leggs Mitchell.

Charles J. Bauer (Colonel USA Ret.)

Col. Charles J. Bauer, U.S. Army, Ret., passed away on June 4, 2014, at 6 a.m.

John Peter Brennan Jr., 53

John Peter Brennan Jr., 53, of Milton, Del., passed away Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014, after a long illness, at Beebe Healthcare in Lewes, Del. He was born Oct. 14, 1960, in Jersey City, N.J., son of the late John P. Brennan Sr. and Marie E. (Bergeron) Brennan.

Alfred ‘Fred’ Goeller, 80

Alfred “Fred” Goeller, 80, of Rehoboth Beach, Del., passed away Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014, at Beebe Healthcare in Lewes, Del. He was born Wednesday, Aug. 22, 1934, in New York, N.Y., son of the late Alfred Goeller and Claire (Hull) Goeller.

Grace B. Manuel

Grace B. Manuel, of Bethany Beach, Del., formerly of Temple Hills, Md., passed away Friday, Oct. 3, 2014.

Manuel was the beloved sister of the late Frank, Ralph and Joseph Manuel; and aunt of Barbara M. Blindauer, Ralph A. Manuel and Sallie A. Loughery. She is also survived by several great- and great-great-nieces and -nephews.

Ralph H. West, 94

Ralph H. West, 94, of Ocean View, Del., passed away Monday, Oct. 6, 2014, at Atlanitc Shores Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Millsboro, Del. West was born Nov. 22, 1919, in Millville, Del., son of the late Harry and Stella West. He built and ran the Ocean View Hardware Store until 1970. West was also employed at the South Coastal Wastewater Treatment plant in Ocean View.

Margaret E. Downes Whaley, 91

Margaret E. Downes Whaley, 91, of Millsboro, Del., passed away Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014, at Atlantic Shores Nursing Home in Millsboro.

Alice Virginia Tanner Woodruff, 89

Alice Virginia Tanner Woodruff, 89, of South Bethany, Del., passed away Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014. She was born to the late William and Ada Tanner on March 15, 1925, in North Granville, N.Y.

Pearl M. Bristow, 76

Pearl M. Bristow, 76, of Bridgeville, Del., formerly from New Castle, Del., was carried in the arms of angels to Heaven on Monday, Sept. 29, 2014.

Alvana Dolby Campbell, 100

Alvana Dolby Campbell, 100, of Frankford, Del., went home to be with the Lord on Monday, Sept. 29, 2014, at Harrison Senior Living in Georgetown, Del. She was born Nov. 11, 1913, in Newport News, Va., and grew up in Ocean View, Del., daughter of the late Nelson Dolby and Vannie Dolby.

Maryann Ellingsworth, 81

Maryann Ellingsworth, 81, of Long Neck, Del., formerly of Wilmington, Del., passed away, surrounded by her loving family, on Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014.

David G. Grandinetti, 41

David G. Grandinetti, 41, of Dagsboro, Del., formerly of Bethel, Conn., passed away at his home on Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014. Grandinetti was born in Danbury, Conn., on Jan. 9, 1973, to Linda (Cantrell) Grandinetti and the late David R. Grandinetti.

Kenneth David Hardy, 58

Kenneth David Hardy, 58, of Millsboro, Del., passed away Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, at Delaware Hospice Center, Milford, Del. Hardy was born Aug. 26, 1956, in Dover, Del., to the late John Hardy and Pearl (McGown) Hardy, who survives him. He was also preceded in death by his stepfather, Walter McGown, a sister, Jeanette Pearl Baum, and a half-sister.

Tom Hickman, 92

Tom Hickman, 92, of Berlin, Md., and formerly of Millville, Del., and Philadelphia, Pa., passed away peacefully on Monday, Sept. 22, 2014.

Dolores I. ‘Dee’ Mitchell, 87

Dolores I. “Dee” Mitchell, 87, of Millsboro, Del., passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014, at Beebe Healthcare. Mitchell was born in Plains, Pa., on Jan. 27, 1927, to the late John Fitz and Mary Sekerak Fitz. She worked in various factories over the years before her retirement.

Marian V. Smith, 105

Marian V. Smith, 105, of Millsboro, Del., passed away Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014, at the Capitol Nursing Home in Dover, Del. She was born Aug. 23, 1909, in Bear, Del., to the late Arthur H. and Hannah Oakes Walther.

Donald J. Addor, 89

Donald J. Addor, 89, died peacefully at Bayhealth Medical Center Milford Memorial Hospital in Milford, Del., on Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, of heart failure. Addor was born July 12, 1925, in Washington, D.C., to Jules and Genevieve Addor.

Albert R. Brittingham, 57

Albert R. Brittingham of Laurel, Del., passed away on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014. He was 57 years old.
Services and burial were to be private. Condolences may be sent online at www.watsonfh.com.

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