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78 - CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, March 11 - March 14, 2005 Obituaries Robert J. Gold, owned resort gallery Robert Gold, 58, died Monday, March 7, 2005, at home after a courageous 17 year battle with brain cancer. He was with friends and family. Mr. Gold was born in New York City and grew up in White Plains, N.Y. He was a 1969 graduate of Syracuse University. He taught art and elementary education in New York City schools for 13 years. In 1983 he relocated to Potomac, Md., where he worked as an inte- rior designer for 13 years. In 1996, Mr. Gold moved to Re- hoboth Beach. He worked for Framehouse Gallery and Peninsu- la Gallery in Lewes before open- ing the Coastal Frameshop and Gallery in Rehoboth. I11 health forced the sale of that gallery. Mr. Gold met his lifetime part- ner, Larry Hooker, in 1975. Their 30-year commitment was official- ly recognized by their marriage in Vancouver B.C. in 2003. Robert was preceded in death by his father, Morris Gold, and his nephew, David Greenspan. In addition to his partner Larry, he is survived by his mother, Doris Diamond, of Palm Beach Fla.; his sister and her husband, Heather and Michael Greenspan of Rockville, Md.; his niece and her husband, Lisa and David Grif- fith; a great niece, Kendall; a great nephew, Matthew; his loving cousins; Larry's family; many de- voted friends; and his adored dog, Mitzi. Services were held at Parsell Funeral Home, Kings Highway, Lewes, with burial in Epworth Cemetery in Rehoboth Beach. The family will sit Shiva, receiving guests at Mr. Gold's residence from 5-7 p.m Friday. March 11. Contributions are suggested to Delaware Hospice, 600 N. DuPont Highway, #107, George- town DE 19947 or to CAMP Re- hoboth, 39 Baltimore Avenue, Re- hoboth Beach DE 19971. Memorial service set for Sullivan There will be a Memorial Ser- vice for the late Aline Munson Sullivan, beloved sister of Hilda Walton, at 11 a.m:, Saturday, March 12, at All Saints' Episcopal Church, 18 Olive Ave., Rehoboth Beach. William D. Shipley, carpenter William Douglas Shipley, 58 of Lewes, died at his residence Sun- day, March 6, 2005. He was born Oct. 4, 1946, in Lancaster, Pa. Mr. Shipley had been employed as a carpenter by the ERCO Ceiling Company,, Har- rington. He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam conflict and received many medals includ- ing the Vietnam Service Medal with two Bronze Service Stars; Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal; Good Conduct medal; Na- tional Defense Service medal; and the Air. Medal with five Oak Leaf Clusters. Mr. Shipley was an avid fisherman and sportsman and enjoyed kayaking. He was a member of the American Legion in Lewes. He was an all around good person and will be greatly missed by many. He is survived by his wife Glenda Marie Coughlan Shipley; and a brother, Robert Shipley and his wife Cindy of Lancaster, Pa. He was predeceased by his par- ents, Donald and Hazel Gauchaur Shipley and a brother, Danny Shipley. A Celebration of Life Service was held at Parsell Funeral Homes & Crematorium, Contri- butions are suggested to Delaware Hospice, 600 N. DuPont Highway, Georgetown, DE 19947. Weller Holbrook, retired purchasing agent Weller Holbrook of Rehoboth Beach, died Sunday; March 6, 2005, at Wilmington Hospital, Wilmington. Mr. Holbrook was born May 29, 1922 in Randallstown, Md ....... t;. Holbrook was a former men'her of .Brooklyn United Methodist Church in Baltimore and graduated from the McDo- nough School in Randallstown, Md.; and he was a member of the Patmos Masonic Lodge. In 1985, Mr. Holbrook retired as a purchas- ing agent from the Brush Division of PPG in Baltimore. Mr. Holbrook is survived by his wife Ruth Collins Holbroo; his son, Guy E Holbrook and his wife Debra of Reliance; three grand- children, Joshua, Katie and Clif- ford Holbrook of Reliance; and one sister Elaine Bolger of Arnold, Md. He was preceded in death by his parents and his son, Jay Holbrook. All services are private. Arrangements are being handled by Parsell Funeral Homes & Cre- matorium, Lewes. The family suggests contribu- tions be made to Brooklyn United Methodist Church, Pontiac Av- enue & 4th Street, Baltimore, MD 21225. More Obituaries on page 83 Rt. 24, just off 00644-9006 _ Rt. 1 at Family  25 Years - 1 Dllar Mall Experlence 1 wwwmlneWkitchens/ People in the Know Get twice the news Stay up to date Are twi as informed Because ... ... they read the T Twice a week! Be twice as informed... ... Order your subcription today! Call the Cape Gazette 302 645-7700 !ill