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56 - CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, Jan. 9 - Jan. 15, 2004 Obituaries Continued from page 54 tion. He served for many years on the vestry at Christ Episcopal Church in Alexandria and was a former president of the Christ Church Foundation. His other memberships included the Chevy Chase Club and the Sons of American Revolution. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Marion Foreman Smith, in 1947, and by his second wife, Marion Norris Smith, in 2000. He is survived by two children from his first marriage, Lucinda Scale of Alexandria and Anne Woodley Jones of Leesburg, Va.; five children from his second marriage, Marion N. Smith of Prescott, Ariz., Rixey S. Canfield of Alexandria, Lizette G. Smith of New York, Howard W. Smith III of Washington, and Presley Alexander Lycurgus Smith of Chevy Chase; 17 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Memorial services were held at Christ Episcopal Church, Alexan- dria. Contributions are suggested to Christ Church, Alexandria; the Alexandria Library or Episcopal High School, Alexandria. HEATING PROBLEMS? Timothy Marks, Abacus Co. employee Timothy Marks, 79, of Seaford, died of heart failure Friday, Jan. 2, 2004, at home. Mr. Marks graduated from Hamilton High School in Trenton, N.J. He was a laborer for Abacus Company, Seaford. He was a member of the Comer Stone Community Church in Lau- rel and the Loyal Order of Moose Lodge 1728 in Seaford. He is survived by his wife, Shirley Ann Moomey Marks; a son and daughter in law, Scott T. and Lisa Marks of Laurel; two daughters and a son-in-law, Linda D. Marks of Rehoboth Beach and Lisa Marie and Toriano Mallory of Seaford; an adopted daughter, Michele Gordon of Rehoboth Beach; a sister and brother-in-law, Dorothy and Hugh Maguire of Hamilton Square, N.J.; three grandchildren; two stepgrandchil- dren; a niece; and a nephew. Services and burial were pri- vate. Dorothy Burton, native of Lewes Dorothy Burton, 82, of Lewes, died Monday, Dec. 29, 2003, of heart failure at home. Ms. Burton was born May 1, 1921 in Lewes. She was a domes- tic worker. She was a member of John Wesley United Methodist Church in Belltown. She is survived by her nephew, whom she raised as her son, Mar- tin Burton and his wife Ada of Re- hoboth Beach; and several other nieces and nephews. Services were held in John Wes- ley United Methodist Church, Belltown, with burial in People's Memorial Park, Midway. Cynthia Lou McCusker, private caregiver Cynthia Lou McCusker, 53, of Felton, died Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2003, of natural causes at home. Mrs. McCusker was born June 10, 1950 in Salisbury, Md., the daughter of Allen Dale Smith of Laurel and the late Peggy Jean Beers Smith. Mrs. McCusker worked for Home Interior and Gifts and Boscovs and then became a certi- fied nursing assistant. She worked recently as a private caregiver. She loved her family and loved spending time with her grandchil- dren. She enjoyed reading and cro- cheting and collected snow globes, music boxes and dolls. She was preceded in death by her mother; her granddaughter, Christina Lemon; and a mother- in-law, Anna Lee McCusker. She is survived by her father; her husband Michael Douglas McCusker; two daughters from her first marriage to Robert Spence and two sons-in-law, Deb- orah Ann and Steve Wheatley of Ridgely, Md. and Jennifer Dale and Dave Lemon of Marydel; eight grandchildren, David Jr. and Joshua Lemon, and Samantha, Katelyn, Steven Jr., Brianne, Noah and Emily Wheatley; three sisters and three brothers-in-law Judy and Ron Henkel of Loretto, Tenn., Mary Ellen and Marvin Forbes of Easton, Md. and Kelly and Jeff Frech of Lewes; two brothers and two sisters-in-law, Richard and Elena Smith of Bowie, Md. and David Sr. and Patti Smith of Cunningham, Tenn.; her in-laws, Doug and Jean McCusker of Carlisle, Pa. and Kevin and Vonda McCusker of McLean, Va., and Tereasa and Clinton Kinnear of Richmond, Va.; and a host of nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. University of Delaware Cooperative Extension And Delaware Department of Agriculture Invite farmers to explore new developments in Adjusted Gross Revenue (AGR) and AGR-lite coverage. Plan to attend one of the following meetings. Make sure you know all your options before making a crop insurance decision. Tuesday, Jan 20th 12 Noon - Delaware Department of Agriculture Wednesday, Jan 21 st 7:30 A.M. - Blackbird Community Center 12 Noon - U. D. Research and Education Center, Georgetown Thursday, Jan 22nd 7:30 A.M. - State Fair Board Room, Harrington 12 Noon - U. D. U.D. Virden Center, Lewes Contact LAURI WOLINSKI at (302) 730-4000 for information and RSVP. William W. Logan, retired salesman William W. Logan, 81, of Ango- la and formerly of Kill Devil Hills, N.C., died Friday, Jan. 2, 2004 at the Peninsula Regional Medical Center, Salisbury, Md. He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Army and a retired salesman and fireman. He is survived by his wife, Mar- garet Black Logan; his son Thomas and wife Jesse; two step- daughters, Gail and husband William, Lynne and husband Michael; a stepson, James and wife, Jeanne; and nine grandchil- dren, Matthew, Gary, Travis, Gar- ret, Ashley, Sierra, Colby, Taylor and Olivia. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 10 at Conley's Methodist Church, Robinsonville Road, Angola, where friends may call after 10 a.m. Burial will be private. Contributions are suggested to Conley's Building Fund, c/o Con- ley's United Methodist Church, 22150 Robinsonville Road, Lewes, DE 19958. Arrangements by Melson Fu- neral Services of Long Neck. Richard F. Lally, Federal aviation official Richard F. Lally, 78, of Dags- bore, died Saturday, Jan. 3, 2004, of congestive heart failure at Beebe Medical Center, Lewes. Mr. Lally was a retired FAA and US Airline security official. He was Federal Aviation Director of Civil Aviation Security, retiring in 1982 after 1982 after 31 years of federal service. Lally then joined the Air Transportation of America and served as a vice president-se- curity until he retired again in Continued on page 57 ?SHORE / 0000l:lVllp M I .  e,a 2 & &  J.t.e. RESIDENTIAL & COMMERCIAL HEATING & AIR CONDITIONING SALES FAST & RELIABLE SERVICE INSTALLATION MAINTENANCE CONTRACTS FREE ESTIMATES LICENSED & INSURED ROBERT HELLENS/SAM CONNORS 24NR EMERGENCY SERVICE PAGER: 302 441 1903 P.O. BOX 160 NASSAU, DE 19969 302 945 8829 .,oodb,in.,n, never ends ,,#' 3 months - 3 years f4! age-appropriate movement-to-music classes Kindermusikwith Leslie Lee ,,a. to be held at the ,, Westminster Presbyterian Church a., 301 King Charles Avenue a  Rehoboth Beach, DE Call for Information (302)227-2883 Winter Session Begins Soon! , Register Quickly, r.