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28 FRIDAY, APRIL 11- MONDAY, APRIL 14, 2014 NEWS Cape Gazette Obituaries )) Continued from page 27 and her husband David. There are four great-grandchildren, Thomas Maines, Bethany and Lawrence Whittington, and Jen- na Dean. All services will be private. Ar- rangements are being handled by ParseU Funeral Homes & Crema- torium, Lewes. In lieu of flowers contribu- tions may be made to Delaware Hospice Center, 100 Patriots Way, Milford, DE 19963. Call 302) 491-4442 or Email: spannersrepair@gmail.com Bridin Clare Reynolds, Cape Gazette reporter Bridin Clare Reynolds, 44, passed away at home Saturday, April 5, 2014. Bridin is the daughter of Mi- chael P. Reynolds and Alice C. Casey, and was born Feb. 19,1970. Bridin was a graduate of St. Ann School, A.I. du Pont High School, and attended American Univer- sity and University of Maryland. She was a member of Alpha Chi Omega sorority. She was a gifted writer and held the position of editor of the newspaper during her ju- nior and senior years in high school. Brid- in received the award of High School Journalist of the Year in Bridin Reynolds 1988. She was also a news reporter for the Cape Gazette when she lived in Dewey Beach and worked for campaigns of many Democratic candidates. She wrote the book "Overheard from My Kitchen" about funny conversations between her and her twin boys. Bridin was the owner of Riv- erview Treehouse Restaurant during the 1990s and was a ca- terer through the years after she sold the Treehouse. She enjoyed spending time at Dewey Beach. Bridin was a devoted mother who treasured every day with "the boys." She lighted the lives of so many friends and family with her sense of humor and love of life. In addition to being survived by her parents, Michael and Alice, she leaves behind her be- loved boys, Keegan and Nolan Hughes; her sisters, Mary Casey Reynolds, Megan A. Reynolds (and her partner Sarah Hill), and Kathleen M. Reynolds; her brother, Michael P. Reynolds Jr.; her nieces, Georgia and Rosalie; and many, many aunts, uncles, and cousins. Bridin was especially blessed by a beautiful friendship with her sorority sister, Siobhan Ridgway Gazur. Relatives and friends are in- vited to the Mass of Christian Burial Thursday, April 10, at 11 a.m. at St. Ann R. C. Church, Union Street and Gilpin Av- enue, Wilmington. Relatives and friends are invited to the view- ing at Krienen-Griffith Funeral Home, 1400 Kirkwood Highway, Elsmere, Wednesday, April 9, 5 to 8 p.m. Burial will be in All Saints' Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Trust for Bridin's Boys, Keegan and Nolan, c/o Krienen-Griffith Funeral Home, 1400 Kirwood Highway, Wilm- ington, DE 19805. Jerry W. Thornes, Mountaire retiree Jerry W. Thornes, 65, of Georgetown, passed away at Beebe Healthcare Sunday, April 6, 2014. Mr. Thornes was born July 20, 1948, in Virginia to the late Paige and Norma Grace Wells Thornes. Before his retire- ment, Jerry worked in the general maintenance department for Mountaire, formerly Townsends in Millsboro. He was a devoted family man who did everything he could for his grandchildren. He enjoyed fishing and bowling. He was a fun man who liked a good joke. He is survived by his wife of 29 years, Ethel Thornes; two sons, Chauncey Parsons and his wife Jennifer and Danny Parsons all of Georgetown; one daughter, Mar- garet Parsons of Salisbury, Md.; a sister, Frances Yeo; an aunt, Denna Ward; seven grandchil- dren, Courtney, Jamie, Zachary, William, Jessica, Lynn and C.J. He is also survived by his special canine friend Cocoa as well as numerous extended family mem- bers and friends. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m., Sunday, April 13, at Watson Funeral Home, 211 S. Washington St., Millsboro, where friends may call after 1 p.m. for visitation. In lieu of flowers the fam- ily suggests contributions to the National Parkinson's Foundation, Gift Processing Ctr., P.O. Box 5018, Hagerstown, MD 21741-5018. William Stevenson Jr., auto body shop owner William D. "Bill" Stevenson Jr., 68, of Georgetown, passed away Wednesday, April 9, 2014, at home. Bill was the owner and opera- tor of Bill Stevenson Auto Body in Georgetown for over 20 years. He enjoyed sports, especially baseball, which he grew up play- ing in Georgetown and enjoyed watching over the years. He also enjoyed watching Westerns, and restoring and col- lecting old Chevy pickup trucks. He had also served in the Na- tional Guard. Bill is preceded in death by his parents, William D. Sr. and Sara (Short) Stevenson; and two brothers, Richard and Tom Ste- venson. He is survived by five chil- dren, Stacey Altemus of Newark, Lyn Bobiak of Wilmington, John Stevenson of Ellendale, Amber Stevenson of Millsboro and Jus- tin Stevenson of Georgetown; nine grandchildren, Justin and Melanie Altemus, Stephen and Sara Bobiak, Jordan and Mor- gan Stevenson, August Newkirk, Mia Jackson and Layla Steven- son; three sisters, Katie Hedges, Ann Faucett and Jane Day; and a brother, Harry Stevenson. Memorial service will be held privately. In lieu of flow- ers, contributions can be made to Delaware Hospice, 100 Pa- triots Way, Milford, DE 19963. Arrangements in the care of Short Funeral Services, George- town. SPANNERS COMPUTEH REPAIR Computer Repairs & Services I COME TO YOU!