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Couple Continued from page 1 leagues, and the medical center." Dr. Palekar said Dr. Taub served as an excellent example to other physicians at Beebe. "No other physician has given so gen- erously, and so consistently over the years, to Beebe Medical Cen- ter. His loyalty and dedication to the institution are unequalled. He had a keen knowledge of the workings of the medical staff and his professionalism rubbed off on others." According to Lt. Ronald "Beau" Gooch, officer-in-charge of Lewes Police Department, Patrol- man Glenn Mooney was the first to respond to the 9:15 p.m. call at the Taubs' Cedar Avenue home. "The son discovered the bodies in a bedroom upstairs," said Gooch. He said a note was found on the dresser, but he would not reveal its content. Gooch said that until he has heard from the medical ex- aminer's office, he will not say What he believes was the cause of death, although he said there was an indication that medicine may have been involved. A represen- tative atthe Delaware State Med- ical Examiner's office at the Seaford location said that the bod- ies had been taken to the Wilm- ington office because they were partially decomposed. Richard Callery, MD., medical examiner, had not released autopsy results by press time. Funeral services and burial will be private. Friends may call, however, at the late couple's resi- dence, 1802 West Cedar Street, Lewes Beach, after 2 p.m. on Sat- urday, Jan. 4. Dr. Taub retired on Dec. 26, 1996 from private prac- tice after coming to Lewes in 1976. From then until 1988 he served as chief of psychiatric ser- vices for Beebe Medical Center and as director of Sussex County Community Mental Health Ser- vices. Dr. Taub graduated from the University of Chicago Rush Med- ical College in 1941 and served his internship and psychiatric resi- dency at Saint Elizabeth Hospital, Washington, D.C. His internship was interrupted by military ser- vice from 1943 to 1946 when he served as a medical officer in the U.S. Army during World War II. He took postgraduate courses and training in psychoanalysis at the Washington School of Psychiatry and the Washington-Baltimore Psychoanalytic Institute. DR. NORMAN AND MIL- DRED TAUB Dr. Taub was licensed by the State of Delaware in 1968 and certified in psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in 1947. He served as staff psychiatrist, chief of a service and director of profes- sional education and training at Saint Elizabeth's, subsequently as a consultant in residency training. He had a private practice in psy- chiatry in Washington, D.C. part time and then full time from June 1959 to Sept. 1976. He was a member of the Ameri- II can Psychiatric Association, be- coming a life fellow in 1975; the Washington Psychiatric Society, of which he served as president from 1959 to 1960; American Medical Association; Medical So- ciety of the District of Columbia, serving on the Committee on Mental Health which he chaired from 1975 to 1976; the Medical Society of Delaware, serving on the Cofnmittee on Mental Health, Alcoholism and Drug Abuse which he chaired from 1980 to 1993; and the American Academy CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, January 3 - January 9, 1997- 11 of Psychiatry and the Law. Mrs. Taub was a 1926 graduate of Smyrna High School and at- tended the University of Delaware from 1926 to 1928, receiving her bachelor of science degree from Teachers College in Columbia, Md. and her master of science in human development from the University of Chicago in 1938. She taught in Delaware schools, private school in St. Paul, Minn. and at the University of Maryland and George Washington Universi- ty. She was actively involved from 1952 until 1957 with the United Givers Fund in various ca- pacities in the Washington, D.C. area. From 1954 to 1973 she wag involved in many areas of the Health and Welfare Council in Washington, D.C. She served with the Family and Child Services from 1957 to 1963, on several committees and the board of di- rectors. She also served with the Homemaker Service Board from 1958 to 1977 and the National Capital Day Care Association Continued on page 13 YOU CAN HAVE IT ALL! I A New Home In A Prime Location COURTYARDS NEWLY DESIGNED VILLAS SINGLE FAMILY TOWNHOMES he Plahtations, is an exceptional place to live: a guarded, planned community in quaint, historic Lewes, DE. New homes have already been built and are ready for you to move in. Single-families. Courtyards on the water. Roomy Townhomes with garoges where you own the land. Also newly designed Villas have rages cmd s heat. 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