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'*r--'4 Obituaries Walter Hicks, sey Water official Walter Hicks, 88, of MiUsboro, Monday, Jan. 5, 2004, at the home of his daughter in North Brunswick, N.J. Mr. Hicks was assistant superin- tendent of Ramsey Water and Sewer Department where he worked for more than 20 years be- fore retiring in 1979. Mr. Hicks served as master ser- geant in the U.S. Army during World War II, receiving the Bronze Battle Star for action in the Northern Solomon Islands campaign. He is a lifelong mem- ber of the American Legion Post 28 in Delaware. He was a life member and offi- cer BPO Elks 2540, Cape Hen- lopen. He was preceded in death by his wife, Katherine Hoebee Hicks, in 2001. He is survived by his daughter, Patricia Lewis of North Brunswick, N.J.; a son and daugh- ter-in-law, Thomas R. and Cheryl Hicks of Oakland, N.J.; three sis- ters, Leah Hoffman and Bernice Caffrey, both of Jackson, N.J. and Betty Hicks of Ramsey, N.J.; a brother, George Hicks of Ramsey; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Private services were held at Selover Funeral Home, North Brunswick. Contributions are suggested to the Visiting Nurse Association of Central Jersey, c/o Development Office, 141 Bodman Place, Red Bank, NJ 07701; or to Delaware Hospice, Georgetown office; 600 DuPont Highway, Georgetown, DE 19947. Randolph Greener, retired dectrician Randolph LaRue Greener, 79, of near Lewes died of complica- tions from cancer Monday, Jan. 5, 2004, at home. Mr. Greener was employed as an electrician for Sun Oil Co. in Marcus Hook, Pa., retiring after 30 years of service. He also had owned and operated Greener's Boat and Bait Shop at Love Creek near Angola from 1961 to 1967 and then owned and operated the Stove and Hearth Store. After re- tiring, he worked for Perdue Poul- try Co. in Georgetown as an elec- trician. He was a U.S. Army vet- eran of WWII. He is survived by his wife, Lil- lian Louise Covington Greener; a daughter, Catherine Greener Riley of Wilmington and Lewes; four sons, Randy Greener of Smyrna, Lance Greener of Milton, Dean Greener of Lewes and Shawn Greener Of Columbus, Oh.; 12 grandchildren; and two great- grandchildren. Burial will be private. Contributions are suggested to Lewes Fire Department; Re- hoboth Beach Volunteer Fire Co. or East Gate Presbyterian Church Building Fund, Del. 12, Box 293- X, Millsboro DE 19966. Gilbert D. Tanner, retired chemist Gilbert D. "Buck" Tanner, 88, of Dover, formerly of Wilmington and Pot-Nets, died Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2003, in Westminster Vil- lage Nursing Center in Dover. Mr. Tanner was an Army Air Corps veteran of World War II, serving as a B-17 tail gunner. He worked as a research chemist for E.I. DuPont Co., retiring in 1977. Mr. Tanner was a member of Long Neck United Methodist Church and the American Legion. He was preceded in death by his wife of 62 years, Elizabeth R. "Betty" Tanner, in 2002. He is survived by two daugh- ters, Janet T. McNulty of Dover and Lynda D. Forenski of Wilm- ington; six grandchildren, Beth Tarburton, Bill Forenski, Nikki Forenski, Michael Forenski, Cay- la McNulty and Alyssa McNulty; six great-grandchildren, Kent Tar- burton, Kimberly Tarbuton, Kyle Tarburton, Brianna Forenski, Blake Forenski and Will Forenski; two nieces, Elizabeth "Betty" Thompson of Lewes and Barbara Messick of Great Falls, Mont.; a nephew, Maj. R. James Tanner of Valrico, Fla.; and a sister-in-law, Barbara Lee Tanner of Rehoboth Beach. Services were held in the chapel of Gracelawn Memorial Park, Wilmington. Alvin B. Moore, auto salesman Alvin B. "Whitey" Moore, 80, of Wyoming, died Saturday, Jan. 4, 2004, at home. Mr. Moore served in the U.S. CAPE GAZETTE, Friday,'Jan. 9- Jan. '15, 2004,53 Army during World War II. He was employed as an auto sales- man in the Dover area for many years. He was actively involved with area harness racing and en- joyed playing cards, pool, soft- ball, baseball and bowling. He was a member of the Camden- Wyoming Moose Club, Veterans of Foreign Wars of Camden and the Camden-Wyoming Volunteer Fire Co. He was preceded in death by his wife, Helen Marker Moore, in 2002. He is survived by a daughter, Glynis Moore; and Ms. Moore's special friend, Chris Wyatt, both of Camden; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Phillip and Kate Moore of Camden and Whitey Moore, as well as Whitey's spe- cial friend, Bonnie Benson, both of Lewes; a sister and brother-in- law, Doris and Phillip Greene of Felton; a brother, Russell "Reds" Moore of Camden; and four grandsons, Whitney Wood, Matthew Peters, Austin Peters and Cody Moore. Services were held in Trader Continued on page 54 These shoes walked to a new location'. MEI'S & LADLES' SHOES FIRST QUALITY FOOTWEAR AT A DISCOUNT Featuring: Sebago Docksides Keds Trotters Sperry Top-Sider New Balance Rockport * Grasshoppers Naturalizer LifeStride Best selection from thousands of pairs in stock. Men's sizes: N 9-14, M 6 1/2-15, W 6 1/2-14, WW 8-14. Women's sizes: N 7-10, M 5-11, W 6-10, WW 6 1/2-10. 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