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Obituaries Rodger M. O'Hanlon, retired officer Rodger M. O'Hanlon, age 80, of Vero Beach, F1. and formerly of Rehoboth Beach and Washing- ton, D.C., died Saturday, April 20, 1996 after a prolonged illness at Palm Gardens Nursing Home. Born in Washington, D.C., where he lived and worked for more than 60 years until his mar- riage to Wilda B. O'Hanlon in 1975, he moved to Vero Beach five years ago from Melbourne, FI. after living in Rehoboth Beach. Mr. O'Hanlon was a graduate of Catholic University in Washing- ton, D.C. He was an officer in the U.S. Navy during World War II where he commanded a mine sweeping flotilla in the South Pa- cific. He retired from the active Navy Reserve with the rank of commander and was a life mem- ber of the Retired Officers Associ- ation and an honorary life member of the Kenwood Country Club, Bethesda, Md. He is survived by his wife; three step-sons, Martin Bennett of Sonoma, Ca., James and Bruce Bennett of Bethesda, Md.; one step-danghter, Elizabeth Soto of Tucson, Az.; four step-grandchil- dren; five nieces; two nephews; and a sister, Mrs. Bruce Tuxhorn of Washington, D.C. At the request of the family there will be no local service, with burial in Arlington National Cemetery. Contributions are sug- gested to the National Organiza- tion for Rare Disorders, P.O. Box 8923, New Fairfield, Ct. 06812, or the Building Fund of St. John the Cros s, 2355 82nd Ave., Vero Beach, FI. Herman N. Rizzo, retired groundskeeper Herman N. Rizzo, age 71, of Wilmington, died Monday, April 22, 1996 of heart failure at'St. Francis Hospital. Mr. Rizzo, who was known as a Chap, had been a groundskeeper at DuPont Country Club for 17 years. He was a member of St. Paul's Catholic Church, Wilming- ton. He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Jean L. Beecher Rizzo; two sons, Michael N. and Mark A., both of Wilmington; a daughter, Jean L. Morris of Lewes; four brothers, Joseph, Francis, Vincent and Lawrence, all of Wilmington; a sister, Hitda Ceci of Wilming- ton; and two granddaughters. Mass of Christian Burial was held at St. Paul's Catholic Church with burial in Cathederal Ceme- tery. Contributions are suggested to St.Paul's Catholic Church, Wilmington. Rachel Ann Volkman, Rehoboth homemaker Rachel Ann Volkman, age 76, of Rehoboth Beach, died of heart fa'eat home Saturday, April 20, 1996. : A homemaker, Mrs. Volkman enjoyed needlework and cooking, having moved to Rehoboth Beach from California in 1989. Her hus- band, Albert E., died in 1970. She is survived by a daughter, Paula A. Disque of Lewes; and two grandchildren. A prayer service will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, April 26 in Atkins-Lodge Chapel, Parsell Fu- neral Homes and Crematorium, 1449 Kings Highway, Lewes, with burial in Arlington National Cemetery at a later date. Contri- butions are suggested to the American Heart Association of DE, 600 N. DuPont Hwy. George- town DE or American Cancer So- ciety, 228C N. DuPont Hwy. Georgetown DE. Charl Pennypacker Sr., plastermg contractor Charles S. "Pop" Pennypacker Sr., age 88, of Lewes died Friday, April 19, 1996 of heart failure in Sebring, F1. Mr. Pennypacker was a plaster- ing contractor in the Main Line, Philadelphia area for over 60 years, before retiring to Lewes in 1980. His wife, Esther, died in 1991. He is survived by a daughter, Doris Pennypacker of Scottsdale, Az.; three sons, Charles Jr. of Malvern, Pa., George "Pete" of Devon, Pa. and Nelson of Radnor, Pa. and Lewes; 11 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. A memorial service will be an- nounced at a later date. Contribu- tions are suggested to Lewes Lit- fie League. Beatrice A. Webb, retired salesperson Beatrice A. Webb, age 74, of Ellendale, died Friday, April 19, 1996 of heart failure at Milford Memorial Hospital. Until retiring in 1985, Mrs. Webb was a salesperson at Mont- gomery Ward store, Milford. Ear- lier she was an assistant manager at the W.T. Grant store, Milford. She was a former member of the women's auxiliary of Ellendale Fire Company. Her husband, James L., died in 1978. She is survived by two daugh- ters, Ethel Adams of Ellendale and Phyllis A. Donovan of Lin- coln; two sons, Gerald L. and Donald L. both of Ellendale; three sisters, Alberta Rust and Myrtle Lowe, both of Georgetown, and Althea Pepper of Harbeson; 12 grandchildren; and 12 great- grandchildren. Services were held at Short Fu- neral Home, Milton, with burial in Ellendale Cemetery. Anna S. Lazar, practical nurse Anna S. Lazar, age 78, formerly of Chester, Pa., died Monday, April 22, 1996, of heart failure at Parkview Nursing and Rehabilita- tion Center, Wilmington. Mrs. Lazar, a licensed practical Continued on page 28 announces for May The Volunteer Link is a program of the State Of- fice of Volunteerism that matches volunteer skills and interests to the needs of non-profit organiza- tions in the community. This month's Most Want- ed list includes: Delaware Tourism Office needs volunteers to help with mailings, answering phones and provid- ing basic information to the public; days. CASA needs volunteer Court Appointed Spe- cial Advocates to represent abused and neglected children who are the subject of court proceedings; training provided, times flexible. Your Choice LA-Z-BOY WING BACK HI-LEG RECLINER with Chippendale leg or RECLINA-FIEST ROCKER RECUNER Reg. 419 and 498 SALE 289 ....  RATTAN FULL OR QUEEN SIZE SLEEP SOFA White wash finish with innerspring mattress. Cotton floral print. Reg. 880 SALE 599 RATTAN SWIVEL ROCKERS Natural or white wash finish. Mauve, teal or blue fabric. Reg. 375 and 426 SALE 249 84" RATTAN SOFA Quilted fabric on seat and back cushions. Bisque finish. Reg. 1058 SALE 699 Also available Queen Size Sleep Sofa Reg. lS;, SALE 899 9 PIECE DINETTE SET Table (42x60x72) With laminated top. Wash finish. 8 Bow Back Side Chairs. Reg. 970 SALE 699 YOUR CHOICE RATTAN POCKET RATTAN ARM CHAIRS SIDE TABLE Natural or white wash finish. In pecan on white wash finish. Reg. 112 Reg. 243 SALE 49 SALE 149 | Reg. 200 SALE 99 LI  Sold in sets only Besche Bros. Furniture ASK ABOUT FABRRI-COATE  THE ULTIMATE FABRIC PROTECTION FROM GUARDSMAN" Subject to prior sale. In stock only.