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L Obituaries Continued from page 68 vices, Newark, with entombment in Harford Memorial Gardens, Aberdeen, Md. Florence Elizabeth Harris, Zion Able missionary Florence Elizabeth Harris, 71, of Camden, died Friday, April 18, 2003, in Green Valley Pavilion, Smyrna. Mrs. Harris was born in May- berry, W.Va. in 1931. In 1955 she married William H. Harris and. they began their lives together in Delaware. She worked in the pro- duction department of Swift Inc. for 17 years and Perdue Farms for 10 years, retiring in 1987. She enjoyed singing in the choir, cooking and working in the yard. She was a faithful member of Zion AME Church, where she was a missionary. She is survived by her husband of almost 49 years, William H. Harris; her niece&apos;s children, whom she helped raise, Ronald Harris and Sonya Robinson; two grandsons, Marquais Robinson and DeShawn Harris; three sis- ters-in-law, Mary Cash of Smyr- na, Virginia Barfield of Ellendale and Ira Harmon of Lewes; a brother-in-law, Leo Lattimer of Cleveland, Ohio; a half-brother, William Morrison of Dover; three cousins, Caroline Witcher of Columbus, Ohio, Betty Patterson and Rebecca Owes, both of Philadelphia; and a host of other relatives and friends. Services were held in Bennie Smith Funeral Home, Dover, with burial in Sharon Hill Cemetery, DOVer. Virginia E. Freshwater, Church volunteer Virginia E. Freshwater, 79, of Seaford, died Thursday, April 17, 2003, of heart failure in Nanticoke Memorial Hospital, Seaford. Mrs. Freshwater was born in 1923 in Seaford. She was a do- mestic worker. She was a member of the Greater Faith Temple Church of God in Christ and a member of the Mother Board, a member of the Pastor Aid and Kitchen Committees. She is survived by her husband, John H. Freshwater Sr.; her sons, John Freshwater Jr. and Jackson Freshwater of Seaford, and Melford Freshwater of Milton; two daughters, Joyce Ann Jackson of Seaford and Lucille E. Harmon of Millsboro; a sister, Jtmita Wat- son of Seaford; a brother, Wolford Fountain of Philadelphia; two daughters, Starr Freshwater of Milton and Valerie Freshwater of Seaford; a nephew. Garland Foun- tain of Newark; a niece, Marcia Cannon of Seaford; seven grand- children; 13 great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Services were held in the Greater Faith Temple Church of God in Christ. Dorothy E. "Dot" Martin, owned Dot's Bus Service Dorothy E. "Dot" Martin, 73, of Milton, died Thursday, April 24, 2003, at Christiana Medical Cen- tel Mrs. Martin was born. in Mil- ford. She had owned and operated Dot's Bus Service and driven a school bus for the past 37-years, retiring in 1999. She attended Milton Wesleyan Church. Her love of horses had her involved with the Delaware and American Quarter Horse As- sociations, the Delaware 4-H Horse Advisory Committee, and a leader of the 4-H East Coast Rid- irig Club. As a school bus contractor, she was a member of the Sussex County and state of Delaware School Bus Contractors Associa- tion. She was an avid attendee of state fairs. She was preceded in death by her husband, Franklin W. Martin, in 1982; a daughter, Dorothy Ann Martin; and a sister, Helen W. Carpenter, in 2002. She is survived by a son, G. Harry Papaleo, CPA .... Michelle R. Pinder, CPA • Computer Consulting • Business &Individual Tax Planning • Bnsiness Start-up & Incorporations . Business Advisory Services • Accounting & Audigng Services • Loan Acquisition Assislance • Estate a Fmancial Planning • Business Valuations Call for an appointment 302-644-8600 135 Second Street, Lewes, Delaware Servtng all three counties wtth other offices at: 1309 Philadelphia Pike 28 DuPont Highway Wilmington, DE 19809 Smyrna, DE 19977 CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, May 2 - May 8, 2003 - 69 Activities plarLaedfor Archaeology Month During May, National Archae- demonstrate excavating proce- hands-on excavation experience, ology Month, the Nanticoke Indi- dures when rare and important a free tour of the Nanticoke Indian an Tribe will present ademonstm- cultural items arc uncovered dur- Museum, Nanticoke tribal danc- tion of hands-on pottery making ing highway and other construe- ing, singing and drumming, and by professional archaeologist tion projects within the state of food vendors. Chris Epsenshade, a potter and in- Delaware. All are welcome. For more" in- structor in traditional pottery mak- Other events during the day in- formation, call the museum at ing to American Indian tribes in elude archaeological exhibits, a 945-7022. the eastern United'States. This ac- tivity will he held from 10 a.m. to 3p.m., Saturday, May 3, at the UNLIMITED GENERAL CONTRACTING INC Nanticoke Indian Museum. . . . ! , • Specializing m During that day, DelDOT will CUSTOM CARPENTRY & PAINTING Franklin J. "Lin" Martin; two IWlUOENflL €OMMERCIRk c,.rm and Debo- Sr daughters sons-in-law, Il HOlt IDIYInNI * nit'Kg J rah and LMry Holding and Patsy ['T[] * KITCHENS & IIFITHIS A- ROOFING * GFIRRGEli [ OP €ONIITRUClrlON and Jeff Wells; five grandchil- [--* IgOlNO *.FILL PHRIE [ dren, Kristin and Derek Wells, I I,Ilm   i.lammm ] Franklin Adam and John Tyler It k rm'zW. [ We can assisl w#h plans, permits, obtaining a IoI, a:l obtaining [ Martin, and Shelby Holding; and - w WArn' TO mcx, P roe  rotm coa¢€ rRv]€. a nephew, John Edward Martin HI. 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