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Obituaries Continued from page 40 years. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving in World War II. He was a member of the Grace United Methodist Church. Other memberships included the Sussex Pines Country Club; Franklin Ma- sonic Lodge 12, Georgetown; the Selbyville Elks Lodge; the Kent and Sussex Scottish Rite Club; and the Georgetown Fire Compa- ny. He was also a 50-year mem- ber of the American Legion Post 8, from whom he received an award March 15. Mr. Smith was previously very active with the Georgetown Little League and was one of the founders of Return Day in Georgetown. He was preceded in death by his wife, Clara M. "Peggy" Booth, in 1996. He is survived by a daughter, Linda Rogers, of Milford; two brothers, Thomas of Greenwood and William "Fritz" of George- town; and a granddaughter, Staci Donovan Marvel of Milton. Services were held at Grace United Methodist Church, Georgetown, with burial in Union Cemetery, Georgetown. Contributions are suggested to the American Cancer Society, 228 C N. DuPont Highway, Georgetown, DE 19947. Arrangements by Parsell Funer- al Homes & Crematorium, Georgetown. Ernest A. Smith, Rehoboth meter tech Ernest A. Smith, 60, of Lewes, died Sunday, April 5, 1998, at home. Mr. Smith was a meter techni- cian for the City of Rehoboth Beach for 24 years. He volun- teered with the Rehoboth Aid So- ciety. He is survived by his wife of 25 years, Doris Smith; a daughter, Ernestine Everett of Pokomoke, Md.; a brother, Larry Smith of Milford; a sister, Faye Vaughn of Milford; four half brothers; a half sister; seven stepchildren; 16 grandchildren; and three great- grandchildren. Graveside services were held at the Midway Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Rehoboth Beach. Contributions are suggested to the Rehoboth Aid Society, Re- hoboth Beach, DE 19971 or the American Cancer Society, 228C N. DuPont Highway, George- town, DE 19947. Arrangements by Parsell Funer- al Homes & Crematorium, Lewes. Linda Rohleder Prettyman, Greenwood farmer Linda Rohleder Prettyman, 56, of Greenwood, died Thursday, April 2, 1998, of cancer in Beebe Medical Center, Lewes. Mrs. Prettyman had farmed un- til she became ill in 1997. She was a member of Union United Methodist Church, Bridgeville. She is survived by her husband, Craig Prettyman; a son, Andrew S. Rohleder of Anchorage, Alaska; three daughters, Shannyn Es- kridge of Laurel, Beth Rohleder of Seaford and Sarah Rohleder of Lewes; a sister, Rosemary Pyle of Wichita, Kan.; and three grand- children. Services were held at Union United Methodist Church, Bridgeville, with burial in Bridgeville Cemetery. Contributions are suggested to Delaware Hospice, Georgetown, DE 19947. Marion E. Wiley, Diamond State switchman Marion E. Wiley, 75, of Seaford, formerly of Laurel, died Thursday, April 2, 1998, of heart failure at home. Mr. Wiley was a switchman for 39 years at Diamond State Tele- phone Co., from which he retired in 1982. He served in World War II with the U.S. Navy. He was a member of the Hope Masonic Lodge 4, Laurel; Pioneers Club; American Legion Post 6, Seaford; Laurel Alumni Association; Na- tional Wildlife Federation; and the National Audubon Society. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Dorothy M. Wiley; two sons, Randall E. of Clifton, Va., and Emory L. of Millsboro; three daughters, Constance L. Wiley of Bethany Beach, Kathryn W. O'Bier of Ocean View and Karla M. Wiley of Churchtown, Md.; a brother Eugene M. Wiley of Longbgat KeyLFla.; eight grand- children; and six great-grandchil- dren. Services were held at Short Fu- neral Home, Laurel, with burial in Odd Fellows Cemetery, Laurel. Contributions are suggested to Christ United Methodist Church, 108 Broadcreek Road, Laurel, DE 19956. Lorenzo Maddalozzo, mushroom grower Lorenzo "Renzo" Maddalozzo, 74, of Kennett Square, Pa., died Monday, April 6, 1998, of a heart attack in Chester County Hospital, West Chester. Mr. Maddalozzo was a retired mushroom grower and did land- scaping at private homes. A native of Pro-Arsie, Italy, he immigrated to the United States in the 1940s. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, serving in Guam. He was preceded in death by his wife, Bertha Turner Maddalozzo, in 1996. He is survived by four sons, Lorenzo R., Anthony B., Ronald and Robert, all of Kennett Square; a daughter, Anna Marie Thomp- son of Kennett Square; a sister, Antoinette Bernardon of Re- hoboth Beach; and five grandchil- dren. Graveside service was held at the Birmingham-Lafayette Ceme- tery. Contributions are suggested to the American Lung Association of Delaware and Chester County, 1434 McDaniel Drive, West Chester, PA 19380-0019. William Howard Davidson, poultry farmer William Howard Davidson, 77, of Ocean View, died of cancer at his home on Tuesday, April 7, 1998. He was born in Dagsboro, the son of the late William B. David- son and Helen Long Davidson. He was a poultry farmer and a grinder in a feed mill operation. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Ruth Marie Davidson, a son, Douglas O. Davidson; of Lewes; a daughter, Gail A. Biddle of Glenn Dale, Maryland; three sisters, Amelia Lynch and Mar- garet Morris, both of Dagsboro, and Marian Quillen of Frankford; a brother, Eugene Davidson of Dagsboro, three grandsons; and a granddaughter. Funeral services will be held on Friday, April 10 at 1 p.m. from the Chapel of Melson Funeral Ser- vices, in Frankford, where friends may call Thursday evening, from 7 until 9. Burial will be in the St. George's Cemetery in Clarksville. Flowers are acceptable. The Rev. Ruth Tull will officiate. Marie Papciak Newell, Lewes High graduate Made Papciak Newell, 62, of Midlothian, Va. died Saturday, April 4, at her home. Ms. Newell was a 1953 graduate of the former Lewes High School. CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, April 10 - April 16, 1998 - 41 She received her undergraduate and master's degrees from NYCC of Albany, Ny. She is survived by a son, Paul E. of Richmond, Va; a daughter, Donna Braddock of St. Augustine, Fla; mother, Edna Papciak of Lewes; sister, Irene P. Hocker of Lewes; and two grandsons. The services were held at St. Bartholomew'a Episcopal Church, in Richmond, Va. Edward Joseph Paslawski, pressman, veteran Edward Joseph Paslawski, 73, of Millsboro, formely of Philadel- phia, died on Tuesday, April 7, 1998. He was born in Philadelphia and was a pressman for Container Corporation of America, and a veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Army. He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Rose T. Paslawski; two sons, Edward and Jim; and a daughter, Eva Jefferies of Lewes, and five grandchildren. Services will be private. JUST IH TIME FOR SUMMER! PELLET.HATIC" GRILLS //. Grill Smoke Broil Bake .,:,o.t BBQ' SUSSEX STOVE, CO. 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