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CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, March 13 - March 19, 1998. 27 Fellowship AARP group forming; meeting slated For almost a year, a small group of men and women 50 and older, most of them still working full or part time, have been meeting off and on as an informal group of in- terested AARP members in devel- oping activities and programs for their members. Most of those who have assem- bled have been unable to take ad- vantage of the regular AARP chapters that meet in southern Delaware since they all meet dur- ing the week, mostly at midday. And so, Jacob Bell, a card-car- rying member of the Seaford chapter of the AARP, is trying to start an alternative group of na- tional AARP members who are unable to meet during the day with the local chapters. The group that has formed does not have an official name but is seeking interested men and women who are looking for fun and fellowship and educational programming to attend the next meeting, set for Wednesday, March 25, at 6:30 p.m., at Britts Restaurant, in Laurel. This gathering will be a dinner meeting and those who attend will be able to order off the menu. Reservations are a must by calling Bell at 846-0701. The immediate plans for the group call for planning warm weather activities for not only adult members, but also their fam- ilies. One of the items on the agenda is a Shorebirds game. All are welcome and at present, there are no dues or formal mem- bership procedures. Call Bell for more information. Obituaries Continued from page 26 ly, in 1994. He is survived by eight sons, Robert, Michael, Larry and Mar- vin Bailey, all of Georgetown, Ronald, Richard and David Bai- ley, all of Millsboro, and Clifford Downing of Washington, D.C.; four daughters, Robin HendersOn of Millsboro, Lorraine Miles of Georgetown, Roberta Mann of Seaford and Lottie Downing of Milford; five brothers, Roger, Chancie and John Downing, all of Lewes, Harry Downing of Harbe- son and George Downing of Bridgeton, N.J.; three sisters, Ida Foreman and Dalena Bowden, both of Milton and Hattie Down- ing of Ellendale; four daughters, in-law; two sons-in-law; four un- cles; 13 grandchildren; four great- grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Service will be 1:30 p.m. Satur- day, March 14, at the St. Peters and Friends Holiness Church, Coolspring, where friends may call an hour and a half prior to the service, Burial will be in the Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery, Lewes. Arrangements by the Bennie Smith Funeral Home, Milford. Charles J. Noonan, decorated war veteran Charles J. Noonan, 82, a deco- rated World War II U.S. Army veteran and former Salesifinum School and Villanova University athlete, died Monday, March 9, 1998, of heart failure in St. Fran- cis Hospital, Wilmington. Mr. Noonan of Brandywine Hundred was awarded the Bronze Star for his leadership as a first lieutenant during the first wave of he was promoted to captain, In combat shortly'after D-Day, he suffered a head injury that left him partially paralyzed. In 1962, former Gov. Carvel honored him with the Outstanding Handicapped Businessman Award. Mr. Noonan, a 1934 Salesianum School Graduate, lead the Philadelphia Catholic Basketball League in scoring and made First Team All Catholic Basketball League in 1933. At Villanova University he was a starting for- ward on the Wildcats basketball team. He owned Noonan Brothers Hardware and Sporting Goods stores in Wilmington, Fairfax and Dewey Beach, from 1948 to 1963. After closing the stores, he be- came a self-employed real estate broker, retiring in 1978. He was a member of Immacu- late Heart of Mary Catholic Church; Disabled American Vet- erans; Hall-Burke Post, VFW; and the Salesianum School Alumni Association, where he received an Alumni Service Award in 1993. He was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret Noonan, in 1979. SITE He is survived by, three sons, Charles Jr. of Elkton, Md., Kevin P. of Arden and James of Wilm- ington; two daughters, Mary Stewart of Dover and Ann Coza- manis of Fairfax; a sister, Anne Moore of Rehoboth Beach; and nine grandchildren. A Mass will be said at 11 a.m. on Friday, March 13, at Immacu- late Heart of Mary Catholic Church, Shipley and Weldin roads, Wilmington. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday at the Mealey Funeral Home, Seventh and Broom streets. Burial will be in Cathedral Cemetery, Wilmington. 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