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16 - CAPE GAZETTE. Tuesday, February 6 - Thursday, February 8, 2007 Ob tuaries Juan MS. Martell, Vlasic worker Juan Manuel Salazar Martell, of Lincoln, died Friday, Feb. 2, 2007, in Bayhealth-Milford Memorial Hospital. He was 46. Mr. Martell was born June 30, 1960, in Mexico, son of Socorro Martell Maltos and Celestinq Salazar Mendoza. Juan worked for Vlasic Pickle Co., Milisboro until becoming ill. JUan was a member of the Church of God (Israelite) in Milford. He used to serve as pas- tor to the church "La Senda Antigua" in Millsboro. Juan was a good, God loving, caring man. He would give anyone the shirt off his back if he could. When someorie needed a ride some- where, Juan was there to take them. He had no limits to how he would help people in need, no matter what race, creed or nation- ality. He was an excellent cook and would cook for hours. He made huge feasts to make sure everyone had enough to eat. Juan was a very good and lov- ing son, husband, father and grandfather and always looked forward to spending time with all of his family. Since Juan was lit- tle, he would always be there to help the rest of his brothers and ' sisters, Being the oldest, he was a father figure and role model to all of his brothers and sisters as well as his grandson, who he always spoiled. He was always joyful, playful, kind and was the type of man who could cheer everyone up and always made the best of every sit- uation that he would encounter. When he saw something was not right, he would step in and correct it. He was very friendly, honest and could always be trusted. -'When he greeted you, he always would say, "Y a su nombre glo- ria!" He had a special gift to bring everyone together when they were at odds. Juan was always happy, Ramos Martell, both of Texas, and Rafael Ramos Martell of Monterrey; four sisters, Margarita Salazar Martell of Mississippi, Martha E. Salazar Martell of Monterrey, Adela M. Ramos Martell and Esperanza Ramos Martell, both of Lincoln; and a grandson, Zabdiel Juan Gil Salazar. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb 6 in Lofland Funeral Home, 1.02 Lakeview Ave., Milford, where friends may call after 11 a.m. Friends may also call Monday from 6-9 p.m. in the funeral home. Burial will be in Barratt's Chapel Cemetery, Bay Road, Frederica. but when he went a long period of , ,  .. time without food, he would get waverly larl jones, moody. His family says that when , clam factory foreman Jesus Christ comes for the second time, they hopeto see Juan in the second coming of Jesus Christ. They thank God that he had the opportunity to see his grandson. He is survived by his wife, Francisca Lara Espinoza . of Monterrey, Mexico; a son, Israel Salazar of Lincoln; three daugh- ters, Rachel Salazar of Seaford, Esther Salazar of Lincoln and Ana Elizabeth Salazar of Monterrey; his parents, Celestino Salazar Mendoza of Monterrey and Socorro Martell Maltos of Lincoln; four brothers, Antonio Ramos Martell of Magnolia, Alfredo Ramos Martell and David Waverly Earl Jones, of Lewes, died Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2007, in Beebe Medical (enter, LeWes, after a brief illness. He was 77. Mr. Jones was born March 27, 1929, in Remo, Va., son of the late Walter and Grace E. Rousby Jones. He came to Delaware as a young man in the 1950s. Mr. Jones was a member of the U.S. Army, serving for seven years. He started fishing for Fish Products Co., owned by Otis H. Smith. He fished in Delaware, Louisiana and North Carolina. He worked as a foreman at Doxsee Clam Factory until it closed. He met and married Dorothy Mae Riley in 1952, making Lewes his home. Mr. Jones was a member of the St. George African Methodist Episcopal Church, serving on its trustee board, and the Americ0n Legion. He received the expert rifle, marksman (carbine) and good conduct medals. He is survived by his daughter and her companion, Brenda J. Fountain and John L. Hall of Milton; a son and his wife, Wilbur and Barbara Conaway of Virginia; two granddaughters, Bonita Y. Fountain and her companion, Vontrell Sturgis of Milton and Micfielle Waller; two grandsons, Rodney Conaway and Stevie Conaway; seven great-grandchil- dren, Anthony L. Fountain and Elijah M. Fountain, both of Milton, Payton Waller, Chris Waller, Kyle Conaway, Jalem Conaway and Kiesha Beale; two brothers, the Rev. Melvin O. and his wife, Eva Jones of Cinnaminson, N.J. and Walter Jones of Baltimore; three sisters, Continued on page 18 What a Sweet Ideal