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m m Obituaries Continued from page 10 Charlotte Marie Brown, active in church Charlotte Marie Brown, 56, of Laurel, died on Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2006, at home, after a two-year battle with cancer. Mrs. Brown "was born in Pensacola, Fla. to Arthur and Marie Harris. She graduated from Caesar Rodney High School in 1968, and attended the University of Delaware. She volunteered for Epworth Christian School in Laurel from 1979-1981. In the fall of 1981, Charlotte became the kindergarten teacher at Epworth Christian School and for the next 22 and a half years, taught kindergarten until January 2004. Charlotte was a member of, and enjoyed work- ing with her husband, Jim, at Delmar Christian Center in Delmar, where he is-the pastor. She played keyboard, sang on the praise team, and was actively involved in the ladies group. She loved playing the piano, organ and keyboard. She directed choirs and school musicals. She and Jim enjoyed going out to dinner once a month, with through other couples called the "Dinner Club," for many years. She also enjoyed reading. Charlotte's greatest enjoyment was the company of her grandchildren. Charlotte was preceded in death by a daughter, Melissa Brown, in 1979; and her father, Arthur Harris, in 2001. Survivors include her husband of 36 years, Jim Brown; a son and daughter-in-law, Mike and Tanya Brown, of Laurel; two and- daughters, Michae!a Lynn Brown and Abigail Joy Brown, both of Laurel; one grandson, Aaron Michael Brown, of Laurel; moth- er, Marie Harris, of Gulf Breeze, Fla.; a brother, John Harris and his Winterstein, and her husband, Bill, of Sudlersville, Md and Denise and her husband, Hebert, of LA; and a brother-in-law, Philip Brown, of Rehoboth Beach. Services were held at the Epworth Christian School gymna- sium, Laurel, with burial in Odd Fellows Cemetery in Laurel. Contributions may be made to The Charlotte Brown Scholarship Fund, c/o Epworth Christian School, 14511 Sycamore Rd Laurel, DE 19956. Alyssa Christine Youse, scholar, athlete Alyssa Christine Youse, 15, of Millsboro, died Thursday, Feb. 2, 2006, at Nanticoke Memorial Hospital, Seaford. Miss Youse was a sophomore at Sussex Technical High School in Georgetown. She was born Oct. 11, 1990 in Lewes. She was a member of the Grace United Methodist Church in Millsboro, where she was in the MYF. She earned a letter in varsi- ty field hockey .and played soccer. She was also on the schoolhonor roll and a member of the All- County Band. She also played softball in the Millsboro Little League. She was preceded in death by her mother, Cassie D. Long Youse, in 2000, and by her pater- nal grandfather, William Youse, in 1987. She is survived by her father and stepmother, Christopher Sr. and Michele Youse; her maternal grandparents, Throt and Etta Long of Millsboro; her paternal grand- parents, Bob and Lynn Williams of Millsboro; a sister, Stacey Youse of Millsboro; four brothers, Michael Dennis O'Neill Jr Marcus O'Neill, Christopher Youse Jr. and Jacob Youse. Services will be held at 1 p.m Tuesday, Feb. 7, at the Grace United Methodist Church, Church Street, Millsboro, with burial in Millsboro Cemetery. CAPE GAZETTE - Tuesday, Feb. 7 - the Grace United Methodist in St. Peter'sCemetery, Pflottown Church, Alyssa Youse Memorial Road, Lewes. Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 566, Memorial contributions are Millsboro DE 19966. suggested to a charity of choice. Arrangements by Watson Online condolences may be sent Funeral Home, Millsboro. to condolences@parsellfuneral- Kathleen (Getty) Burke, retired nurse Kathleen (Getty) Burke, 64, of Rehoboth Beach, died Monday, Jan. 30, 2006, at her residence. Mrs. Burke was born in Cumberland, Md daughter of the late Francis and Vivian (Powers) Getty. She was a registered nurse and a member of the American Nurses Association, the Delaware State Nurses Association and the Nursing Honor Society. She had worked in the psychiatric divi- sions of hospitals in Virginia and Washington, D.C. She then worked at Delaware Technical & Community College, rething in June 2001. Mrs. Burke was a member of St. Edmond's Catholic Church, where she served as a eucharistic minister, was a mem- ber of the Salt and Light Ministries, and St.' Edmonds Sodality. She is survived by a son, Michael G. Burke, of Rehoboth Beach; an aunt, Ann Getty, of Florida; and four grandchildren. A Mass of Christian Burial was Thursday, Feb. 2, at St. Edmond's Catholic Church, King Charles and Laurel streets, Rehoboth Beach, where visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. Father James Downs will be offi- ciating. Interment will be private dred (k mum) mnnic retired leather worker Mildred L. Minnick, 98, of New Castle and formerly of Lewes, passed away in Wilmington Sunday, Jan. 29, 2006, after a long illness. Mildred was born Oct. 16, 1907, in Frostburg, Md. She was employed by Amalgamated Thursday, Feb. 9, 2006 - 17 Leather Co. until her retirement in 1972. Previously, "Mrs. Minnick was employed by Delaware Memorial Hospital. She was a member of the Presbyterian Church of Lewes for 18 years. In her earlier years, she attended Holloway Terrace Baptist Church in New Castle, where she taught Sunday School from 1950 to 1959. Her beloved husband of 56 years Gilbert Minnick, passed away in 1983. She is survived by two sons, Paul Minnick of Elsmere and Ronald Minnick of Lewes. Continued on page 18 i)i)i)iii)i ii ii)iii)i!i!i)ij iiiiji!i!iiijii )iiiiiii!i!i !i i iiiii i!i!i i i ':iiiii~il~'~ "~iii!i!i~