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Obituaries Iris C. Powell, Rehoboth homemaker Iris C. Powell, 88, of Rehoboth Beach and formerly of Garrett Park, Md., died Tuesday, April 28, 1998, of heart failure at Beebe Medical Center, Lewes. Mrs. Powell was a homemaker and a member of All Saints' Epis- copal Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Samuel T. Powell Jr., in 1992. She is survived by two sons, Timothy H. of Tampa, Fla., and Samuel TIII of Crofton, Md., three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. A memorial service will be held on Friday, May 1, at 11 a.m., at All Saints' Episcopal Church, 20 Olive Ave., Rehoboth Beach, with burial private. Arrangements by Melson Fu- neral Services, Long Neck. Omar H.W. Quillen, retired carpenter Omar H.W. Quillen, 85, of rural RehobothBeach, died Wednes- day, April 29, 1998, of heart fail- ure at Beeb Medical Center. A retired carpenter, he was em- ployed for many years with D.F. Quillen & Sons Construction Co. of Rehoboth. He was a member of Epworth United Methodist Church of Rehoboth Beach. His wife, Pearle Mitchell Quillen, died in 1995. He is survived by a son, Omar H.W. Quillen Jr. of King George, Va.; two daughters, Olive Ward of Lewes and Harriett Magee of Re- hoboth Beach; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m., Saturday, May 2, at Melson Funeral Services, Long Neck Road. Burial will be in Bishopville Cemetery, Md. FrankJ. Liberatore, Hubble telescope worker Frank J. Liberatore, 75, of Mil- ton, died Tuesday, April 28, 1998, at home. Mr. Liberatore was an electrical engineer with the Goddard Space Agency for 25 years. He was in- volved in the development of the Hubble telescope and helped set up many other observatories. He held a master's degree in physics. He was a member of St. Jude's Catholic Church, Lewes, the Cape Henlopen Elks Club and the St. Vincent DePaul Society, and was a volunteer at Beebe Medical Center. He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Mary E. Liberatore; a son, Fred A. of Milton; three daugh- ters, Carolyn Levine of Rochester, N.Y., Ann Louise Liberatore of Vienna, Va., and Mary Catherine Liberattr 0[ Xfirirfia Beach, Xta.; two sisters, Josephine Gyke of Pittsburgh and Mary Frances Sawchenko of Gaithersburg, Md.; and five grandchildren. Sei'vices were held at St. Jude's Catholic Church in Lewes, with burial private. Arrangements by Parsell Funer- al Homes & Crematorium, Lewes. Gladys W. Smedley, Lewes homemaker Gladys Winifred Smedley, 90, of Lewes, died Tuesday, April 28, 1998, of bacteremia at Lewes Convalescent Center. Mrs. Smedley, who was born in England, lived in the Lewes area for 28 years. She was a homemak- er and a member of the Church of England. She was preceded in death by her husband, Gordon M. Smedley, in 1989. She is survived by a son, John G. of Pedricktown, N.J.; a daugh- ter, Marjorie G. Conover of Lewes; two grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Graveside services will be held Friday, May 1, at 11 a.m., at Bethel Methodist Cemetery, Sa- vannah Road, Lewes. Arrangements by Parsell Funer- al Homes & Crematorium, Lewes. Michael Malagieri, construction supervisor Michael Malagieri, 78, a resi- dent of Lewes Convalescent Cen- ter, died Monday, April 27, 1998, of complications from cancer at Beebe Medical Center. Mr. Malagieri retired in 1982 as a supervisor with theNicholson Construction Company of New York. He worked in several sec- tions of America in heavy con- struction. He was a 50-year mem- ber of Carpenters Union Local 2012, Seaford. He is survived by his wife, Ida B. Malagieri of Lewes; a stepson, F. Clayton Downes of Milton; two sisters, Philamina Bozzella and Madelyn Scocca, both of New Hyde Park, N.Y.; two grandchil- dren; and two great-grandchil- dren. Services were held at Hardesty Funeral Home, Bridgeville, with burial in Odd Fellows Cemetery, Milford. Arrangements by H.E. Hardesty & Sons Funeral Home, Bridgeville. Earl n. Uoyd, company owner Earl A. Lloyd, 88, of New Cas- tle, died Sunday, April 26, 1998, at home. Mr. Lloyd, formerly of Brandy- wine Hundred, was a founder and owner of Atlantic States Tree Ex- pert Co., in New Castle. He re- tired in 1986 after 33 years. He was a 32nd degree Mason of Washington Lodge 1 AF&FM and the Delaware Consistory. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary McConnell Lloyd, in 1989. He is survived by two sons, John L. of New Castle and Matthew E. of Arlington, Va.; a daughter, Mary Ann Gordon- Daniel of Rehoboth Beach; a brother, John of Lakewood, Maine; and three grandchildren. A memorial service was held at Chandler Funeral Home, Tal- leyville. Contributions are sug- gested to National Kidney Foun- dation, 325 Chestnut St., Suite 1016, Philadelphia, PA 19106. Barbara Lee MacKenzie, Phi Beta Kappa member Barbara Lee MacKenzie, 68, of Wilmington and Rehoboth Beach, died Friday, April 24, 1998, in Foxwood Manor nursing home, Wilmington. Mrs. MacKenzie was a home- maker. She graduated from Tower Hill School in 1947. She was a member of Aldersgate United Methodist Church, United Methodist Women, the American Association of University Women and Phi Beta Kappa academic honor society. She is survived by a son, David of Wilmington, and a daughter, Ellen MacKenzie of Rehoboth Beach. Services were held at Gracelawn Memorial Park, Min- quadale, with burial in the adjoin- ing cemetery. Contributions are suggested to the Aldersgate Unit- ed Methodist Church. Joseph A. Conway, Perdue truck driver Joseph A. Conway, 76, of Lau- CAPE GAZETYE, Friday, May 1 - May 7, 1998 - 29 rel, died Sunday, April 26, 1998, of renal failure in the Veterans Administration Hospital, Elsmere. Mr. Conway was a truck driver for Perdue Inc. in Salisbury, Md., retiring in 1987. He was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret Mayme Brown Conway, in 1987. He has no immediate survivors. A graveside service was held at Friendship United Methodist Church Cemetery, Millsboro. Andrew Havrilak, Korean War veteran Andrew Havrilak, 69, of Holly Oak, died Thursday, April 16, 1998, in Memorial Medical Cen- ter, Johnstown, Pa. Mr. Havrilak was a member of St. Helena's Catholic Church, Beaverdale, Pa., and Carpenters union Local 626. He was a veteran of the Korean War. He was pre- ceded in death by his wife, Loretta Shuster Havrilak, in 1995. He is survived by two sons, Michael of Wilmington and Bruce of Round Lake Beach, I11.; two brothers, George R. of Phoenixville, Pa. and Peter J. of Lindfield, Pa.; two sisters, Mary Kirk of Lewes and Catherine Me- Gough of Beaverdale; and two grandchildren. Services were held at St. Hele- na's Catholic Church, Beaverdale, with burial in Sts. Peter and Paul Byzantine Cemetery, Dunlo, Pa. Margaret G. Vanaskey, worked at Boeing Vertol Margaret G. Vanaskey, 71, of Elkton, Md., and formerly of Chester, Pa., died Saturday, April 25, 1998, in Laurelwood Care Center, Elkton. Mrs. Vanaskey had been a packager at Boeing Vertoi in Rid- ley Park, Pa., for 15 years. She was a member of Ladies Auxiliary of the Parkside (Pa.) Fire Compa- ny and headed the kitchen at the Aston (Pa.) Township American Legion before she moved to Elk- ton in 1973. She was preceded in death by her husband, George, in 1970. She is survived by four sons, David A. Sr. of Rehoboth Beach, George M. and Joseph A., both of Elkton, and Robert L. of New Castle; her mother, Ruby Cover of Youngstown, Ohio; a sister, Ruth Haggis of Columbus, Ohio; nine grandchildren; and seven great- Continued on page 30 We have the Graduation items you need! Carlson Craft* announcements, open house cards, party supplies, and much more! 15 Midway Shopping Center 4950 Highway One, Rehoboth (302) 644-9034 (FAX) JUST IH TIME FOR SUMMER! 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