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Obituaries Continued from page 23 an of the U.S. Army Air Forces, serving as supply NCO, and served 19 months in the,European Theater of Operations during World War II. Mr. Sammons was a member of the Independent Or- der of Odd Fellows for 50 years, the Veterans of Foreign Wars in Georgetown, and the Presbyterian Church in Georgetown. He is survived by four sisters, Marian S. Spencer of Lewes, Es- ther S. Scaggs of Dover, Marjorie S. Pettit of Georgetown and Dorothy C. Sammons of George- town; and nieces and nephews. A graveside service.was held at Cokesbury Cemetery, George- town. Esther J. Gillespie Lusby, raced harness horses Esther Johnson Gillespie Lusby, 94, of Chestertown, Md:, died Wednesday, Jan. 21, 1998, in Kent and Queen Anne's Hospital. Mrs. Gillespie graduated from Goldey College in Wilmington. She and her husband trained and raced horses for harness racing. Mrs. Lusby was active in St. Paul's Episcopal Church of Cen- treville, Emmanuel Episcopal Church of Chestertown and St. Andrew's Chapel, Sudlersville. She was also an active member of the Chestertown Garden Club and the Chester River Yacht and Country Club. She @as preceded in death by her husband, Arthur M. Lusby Sr., in 1985; a son, John Palmer Smith Jr., in 1978; her former husband, John Palmer Smith, in 1966; two brothers, Vic- tor P. and William Thomas Gille- spie; and a sister, Kena Gillespie Branner. She is survived by a son, Edward G. Smith of Centreville; five grandchildren, Douglas G. Smith of New Castle, Jennifer L. Madden of Still Pond, Md., William McDonald Smith of New Jersey, Roberta L. Willis of Asheville, N.C., and Jeffery Palmer Smith of Marietta, Ga.; a sister, Helen Gillespie Hopkins of Rehoboth Beach; and six great- grandchildren. Services were held in St. Andrew's Episcopal Chapel, Sudlersville. Contributions are suggested to St. Luke's Building Church Fund, P.O. Box 38, Church Hill, MD 21623; or to the Chestertown Garden Club in Chestertown. John Paul Monahan III, legal analyst for NBC John Paul "Jay" Monahan III, 42, of Manhattan, died-Saturday, Jan. 24, 1998, of cancer at a New York hospital. Mr. Monahan was a former Washington lawyer who had been a legal analyst with NBC News for the last two 2ears. Before join- ing NBC, he had .been affiliated with the Washington law firm of Williams & Connolly, practicing trial and appellate criminal and civil law. Also, he had worked for the New York office of the Rich- mond-based law firm of Hunton & Williams. He is survived by his wife, NBC "Today" show co-host Katie Couric; their two daughters, Elinor and Caroline Monahan, at home; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John P. Monahan of Rehoboth Beach; and six brothers and sis- ters. Valentine's Day Trea t your man to a sports manicure, pedicure or niJissae. GIFT CERTIFICATES FOR THE HIM OR HER IN YOUR LIFE. I o .a , 45 Lake Avenue. Rehoboth Beach. 226-14.07 CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, January 30 - February 5, 1998 - 25 Thomas L. Greer, advertising .P. Thomas L, Greer, 96, of Ear- leville, Md., died Tuesday, Jan. 20, 1998, of heart failure in Heron Point, Chestertown, Md. Mr. Greer retired in 1956 from Schering Plough Corp., Memphis, as a vice president and director of advertising. Previously, he worked at adver- tising agencies in New York City and Cincinnati. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Gladys Pearson Greer, in 1980, and by his second wife, Pat Kreighbaum Greer, in 1994. He is survived by a son, David of Lewes; a daughter, Jean Craw- ford of Warwick; seven grandchil- dren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Services were held at St. Dennis Catholic Church, Galena, with burial in St. Dennis Cemetery, Galena. Continued on page 26 RpjIIWT COMPANY Are You Tired Of High Monthly Mortgage Payments? Would You Like to Consolidate Your Debt? Refinance Now & Savell 30 Year Fixed Rates As Low As 6.500% t 5 Year Rates As Low As 6.125% Consultations AvailableH N__oo Application Fee! Closing Costs Can Be Financed In The Loan Amountll! For More Information Please Contact: Drew Hunter Woodall, Jr. Senior Loan Officer (302) 227-9426 Days or Evenings 7 Days a Week P.O. Box 474 Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971 Chase Away The Winter Blues With Savings Of A Lot Of "Greens." 30% to 40% Savings on SOFAS CHAIRS P.ECrJNI.S And Solid Cherry Bedrooms, Solid Oak Dining Rooms & Solid Pine CabinetsCupboards Oak Cree00 fftome IIIIli ll,lllB Mon.-Sat. 10-5 302-684-0661 FAX (302)684-0662 4 1/2 miles west of 5 points. Lewes / Georgetown Highway