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Cape Gazette NEWS FRIDAY, JANUARY 18- MONDAY, JANUARY 21, 2013 27 Obituaries )) Donald Rodney Evans Jr., accomplished sailor Donald Rodney Evans Jr., 90, of Lewes, passed away peacefully Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013 at Del- aware Hospice Center in Mil- ford. He was the son of the late Donald and Elsie (Aschoff) Evans Sr. Mr. Evans enjoyed a !ifelong career as a dis- patcher with the Delaware Bay and River Pilots Associa. tion, retiring at the age of 64. He was an ac- complished sailor and a Rodney Evans Jr. member of the International Mobjack Association. In August of 1979 he achieved notoriety as the only Lewes sailor to take na- tional champion status, winning the International Mobjack Sail- hag Association Regatta. He was a sailing enthusiast who took every opportunity to sail, whether competitively or just for fun. Mr. Evans was a member of the Lewes Yacht Club for many years and past commodore in 1950. He was also a member of the Re- hoboth Beach Country Club and Shawnee Country Club. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Eleanor Ann Evans; son Donald Rodney Evans III in 2006; and three brothers: John Rodney Evans, William Wallace Evans and Douglas Jay Evans. He is survived by his daughter Va- lerie E. Caniglia and husband Joseph of Norristown, Pa.; eight grandchildren; 11 great-grand- children; and two brothers: Robert B. Evans and wife Paulet- ta of Lewes, and Duval H. Evans and wife Annie of Bonita Springs, Fla. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 16, at St. Pe- ter's Episcopal Church, Second and Market streets, Lewes. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Mr. Evans' hon- or may be made to Delaware Hospice, 100 Patriots Way,:Mil- ford, DE 19963. Roger D. Daugherty, Disneyland employee Rodger David Daugherty of Anaheim, Calif., formerly from Rehoboth Beach, departed life at his home Thursday, i Jan. 10, 2013. He was born in Salisbury, Md., Aug. 13, 1975. He was the son of lackie Webster Mitchell of Re- hoboth Beach and Rodger Crockett Daugherty of Titusviile, Fla. He is survived by his wife, Monica Maguire Daugherty and daughter, Marley Rain Daugher- ty. In addition to his parents, wife and daughter, he is survived by Roger Daugherty his stepfather, ior pastor at Asbury United Wayne L. Methodist Church in Salisbury. Mitchell of Re- In lieu of flowers, donations hoboth Beach; may be made in his memory to his stepmoth- Kent County SPCA, 32978 er, Jeanne DuPont Blvd., Dagsboro, DE Daugherty of19939. Titusvillei ma- Arrangements are in the care ternal aunt of Holloway Funeral Home, P.A., and uncle, 501 Snow Hill Road, Salisbury, Chris Evans MD21804. (John) of Dunedin, Fla.; paternal aunts, Fthe[ E. Smith, Sue Hager of Salisbury, Md., and Joyce Linthicum (AI) of Phoenix, Milton homemaker Md.; paternal uncle, Wayne Ethel E. Smith of Milton Daugherty (Betty) of Salisbury; passed away Monday, Jan. 14, cousin, Kelly Hager of Baltimore, 2013, at her home. Ethel was born Md.; stepbrother, William J. in Yaedon, Pa., the daughter of Mitchell (Meghan) of Lewes; the late ]ames and Jeanette stepsisters, Terri Lingo (Joe) of (Flower) Fleming. She was a Lewes, and Margo L. Mitchell of homemaker. She loved to clean; Rehoboth Beach; and four if she wasn't cleaning she wasn't nieces, happy. She also loved flowers Rodger was preceded in death and her yard. She had beautiful by his maternal grandparents: azaleas and roses. She always do- David and PeggySimpkins Web, nated to as many charities as ster; uncle, David Cooke Web- possible, wanting to help people. ster; stepgrandparents, Ernie and In addition to her parents, she Eleanor Horsey; and uncle, Jerry was preceded in death by her Hager. husband, Ralph Smith Sr. in Rodger graduated from 2004; and stepson, Raymond Wicomico Senior High School, Smith. She is survived by her Salisbury, in 1993 and attended son, Ralph Smith Jr. and wife Salisbury University. At the time Paula of Ellendale; grandson, of his death he was working for Ralph Smith III and Tammy Disneyland in Anaheim. Reed and sons, Paul and Christo- - A memorial service will be ob- pher of Milton; six stepgrand- served at Holloway Funeral children; and several stepgreat- Home at 4 p.m., Friday, Jan. 18, grandchildren. preceded by a visitation at 3 p.m. Funeral services were held The service will be officiated by Thursday, Jan. 17, in the chapel of the Rev. Glenn P. Catley Jr., sen- Short Funeral Services, 416 Fed- eral St., Milton. Interment was in Henlopen Memorial Park, Mil- ton. Carl Michael Spincic, proud Knight Carl Michael Spincic, 82, of Wilmington, formerly of Chester, Pa., died at his home Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, surround- ed by his loving family. Carl graduated from Chester High School and Pennsylvania Military College. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and was a member of the He was also proud to be a member of the Knights of Columbus. Carl was a buyer for Boeing Helicopters and Stauffer Chemical Company. Carl enjoyed cooking and bak- ing, country and classical music and dancing. He especially en- joyed singing and playing guitar at family gatherings. He had his own band, The Three Cards, in which he played accordion. He liked to play bridge and deal pok- er games for the Knights of Columbus. He was active in local theatre, performing in many productionsl He enjoyed watching old movies. He was an avid Phillies fan and well as an Eagles and U of D football fan. Carl loved animals. Carl is predeceased by his par- ents, Dinko and Mildred Spincic. He will be dearly missed by his Continued on page 28