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OID Continued {Tom pap 27 Though taken prisoner by the Germans, he managed to escape back to Paris. Through fortune and wit, he found work that kept him in Paris through the German occu- pation and Allied liberation. Ac- tive in the Resistance,. he deliv- ered information critical to the Allied war effort. More so, his active work to save hundreds of Jews from the Nazis during those years has been acknowledged by the Balti- more Jewish Council, who named him a Christian rescuer or "righteous gentile." His taped interviews are part of the Holocaust Museum Exhib- it. He attended the sorbonne, earning a master's degree in 1942, and a doctorate in engineering and chemistry in 1944. Once Paris was liberated, he served as a liaison between the Free French and Allied armies before establishing his first busi- ness in electroplating. For family reasons, and with no English language, he emigrat- ed to the United States in 1949, beginning work as an assistant professor at Columbia Universi- ty's School of Engineering. He also served as an attach6 for the Franco-American cultural relations. He soon took a posi- tion with the Austenal Lab in New York City, then went to American Alcolac Inc. in Balti- more. He became a. naturalized citi- zen in 1955. Other employment included E.F. Drew & Co. and Millmaster-Onyx Co. of New Jer- sey, board of directors of Wapo- ra, and Alcolac Inc. of Maryland, where he retired as vice presi- dent of technology and board of directors member. Throughout his career he de- signed, erected and started new plants in the United States and overseas; invented and improved a myriad of products; and partic- ipated in each company's mar- keting and customer service. Af- ter retirement from Alcolac in 1988, he ran his own consulting service until age 82 and then was a volunteer at the University of Delaware in the marine biology department. He served as a consultant to the French Academy of Sciences and held membership in the New York Academy of Sciences and other chemical societies in the U.S. He was fluent in Russian and French. He was a member of a number of fraternal organiza- tions over the years including Mountain Lakes Lodge 258, Roy- al Arch Madison chapter 27, the Knights Templars and Salaam Temple, all of New Jersey; the French War Veterans Associa- tion and community organiza- tions in Maryland. He loved fishing, hunting, boating, gardening, animals and the arts, and had a passion for photography. He was a lifelong communi- cant of the Russian Eastern Or- thodox Churc A memorial service will be held at 3"30 p.m., Sunday, April 18, at Parser Funeral Homes & Cre- matorium, Atkins-Lodge Chapel, 16961 Kings Highway, Lewes, where friends may call begin- ning at 2"30 p.m. In lieu of flowers the family suggest memorial contributions be made to Disabled American Veterans, 183 South St. Camden Wyoming, DE 19934; or to the Delaware Humane Association, 701A St., Wilmington, DE 19801. Kevin E. Bailey, production manager Kevin Edward Bailey, 49, of Greenwood, went to be with the Lord Sunday, April 11, 2010, at Beebe Medical Center, Lewes, af- ter a brief illness. He was born in Easton, Md., Monday, Aug. 29, 1960, son of Joseph Edward Bailey and Shirley Zott Bailey of Green- wood. Mr. Bailey was currently working as a production manager for BASF - The Chemical Company of Seaford. Kevin Bailey Mr. Bailey was a devoted member of the Crossroad Com- munity Church. He enioyed riding his motor- cycle, spending time with his family and friends, .and enjoying a good meaL In addition to his parents, he is survived by his wife of 25 years, Darlene Porter Bailey; his son and daughter, Joseph E. Bailey and Jennifer M. Bailey, both of Greenwood; a brother, Jeff M. Bailey of Federaisburg, Md.; and his father-in-law and mother-in- law, Clarence and Pauline Porter of Federalsburg. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., Friday, April 16, at Cross- road Community Church, 20684 State Forest Road, Georgetown, where friends may call two hours prior to services. Burial will follow the service at Bloomery Cemetery, Federals- burg. In lieu of flowers, contribu- tions may be made to, a favorite charity of choice. Arrangements by Parsell Fu- neral Homes & Crematorium, Hardesty Chapel, Bridgeville. Continued on page 29 Invites you to our Open House Saturday, April 24 from lOam to 4pro Visit Lewes' Newest Park- . Lewes Canalfront Park The Net House (Park OFFice) at 211 Front Street - a stop on the "Tip Toe To The Tulips" Festival Map Featuring: Q"U2P - How'd We Oet So Lucky. z" buttons For each visitor U Tulipeookies by Lewes Bake Shoppe llTwo {lift Basket Door Prizes contributed by eommuni w Bank oF Delaware containing special gifts and the Friends oFthe Lewes eanaiFront Park containing two free tickets to lune 6's Taste of Lewes and other unique items USite Photos and Historical Exhibits U Participate in a Park Use Survey UBecome a member oFthe Friends oFthe eanalFront Park Please join us Saturday, April 24th!