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28 - CAPE GAZETYE, Friday, May 19 - May 25, 1995 Obituaries Elzie E. Propes, owned tree service Elzie Earl Propes, 81, a resident of Rehoboth Beach since 1993, died Saturday, May 13, 1995, of heart failure in Millsboro Nursing Home. Mr. Propes owned and operated Earl Propes Tree Service in Mil- ford for more than 40 years, retir- ing in 1976. He was an Army vet- eran of World War 11, and he was a member of the Milford Elks Lodge and Harrington Elks Lodge. His wife, Mary L. Propes, died in 1990. He is survived by a son, William Earl Propes of Green- wood; three daughters, Karen P. Burroughs and Cynthia Ann John- son, both of Rehoboth Beach, and Kelly Arlene Taylor of Milford; two brothers, Raymond of Louisville, Ky. and Coy of Jeffer- son, Ind.; and eight grandchildren. Funeral services were held Wednesday, May 17, at Lofland Funeral Home in Milford. Burial was in Odd Fellows Cemetery, Milford. Instead of flowers, the family suggests contributions to the Na- tional Arbor Day Foundation, 211 N. 12th Street, Lincoln, NE 68508-1497. Naomi L. Chase, homebound aide Naomi L. Chase, 77, who lived in Philadelphia, Pa. most of her life, died Sunday, May 14, 1995, in Beebe Medical Center. Before moving to Harbor Healthcare Center in Lewes, she lived in Lewes with her niece, Phyllis Gibbs. In Philadelphia she worked as an aide to a home- bound, disabled young man. Her husband, William Chase, died many years ago. She is sur- vived by a brother, Neal Johnson of Lewes; and two sisters, Alberta Gibbs of Lewes and Rosie Garri- son of Ellendale. A graveside service was held Wednesday, May 17, at Friend- ship Baptist Church Cemetery in Lewes. Nancy L. Bisco, former resort resident Nancy L. Bisco, 68, of Wilm- ington, formerly of Rehoboth Beach, died Friday, May 12, 1995 of heart failure in Christiana Hos- pital, Stanton. Miss Bisco most recently had worked for a laundry company in the Wilmington area. She is survived by two brothers, Richard Frame of Milton and Lut- trell Mitchell of Milford; two sis- ters, Helen Ann Evans of Re- hoboth Beach and Eleanor Edna Dutton of Wilmington; a.half-sis- ter, Margaret Mitchell of Balti- more, Md.; and a half-brother, Theodore Mitchell of Blades. Funeral services were held Monday, May 15, at Parsell, Atkins & Lodge Funeral Home at Midway. Burial was in Epworth Methodist Cemetery, Rehoboth Beach. Lillian S. Jones, Smyrna homemaker Lillian S. Jones, 86, of Re- hoboth Beach, formerly of Smyr- na, died Wednesday, May I0, 1995, of cancer in her home. Mrs. Jones was born Jan. 13, 1909. She graduated from Philadelphia Normal School and taught in Philadelphia for several years. She was a homemaker who also assisted in her husband's den- Volunteers needed for dolphin count Wildlife watchers from New Jersey to Florida will be keeping their eyes on the coastal waters of the Atlantic Ocean as part of the East Coast Dolphin Watch. Volunteers who are interested in helping are urged to attend an orientation meeting on Friday, June 16, beginning at 7 p.m. in the Seaside Nature Center, Cape Henlopen State Park, Lewes. According to Lee Spence, a member of Delaware's Marine Mammal Stranding Network, the actual count will be held from 9-11 a.m. on Sat- urday, July 1, and will involve posting volunteers along Delaware's coast from Cape Henlopen to Fenwick Island. The effort is part of a coast-wide effort to gather basic information about the size of the Atlantic bottlenose dolphin population. This will mark the third year for the event in Delaware. For more information, call lee Spence in Dover at 739-4782. Saint James Traditional Episcopal Sunday Services - 9:30 a.m. with Reverend John Gains Using the 1928 Prayer Book Atlantic Budget Inn Route 113, Millsboro, DE 238-7364 tal practice. She was preceded in death by her parents, Howard H. and Char- lotte "Lottie" Scholl. She is sur- vived by her husband of 63 years, Dr. Ralph B. Jones; a son, R. Brandon "Brandy" Jones and his wife, Lois; and three grandchil- dren, Kelly Snow de Lange, Tiffany L. Evans and Rouke Bran- don Jones. Funeral services and burial were private. Instead of flowers, the family suggests contributions to the Rehoboth Beach Volunteer Fire Department. Pietro A. Pittaccio, former railroad inspector Pietro A. Pittaccio, 90, of Wilmington, died Saturday, May 13, 1995 of a heart attack in St. Francis Hospital, Wilmington, where he was a lung patient. Mr. Pittaccio retired in 1970 af- ter 49 years as a railroad inspector for the former Pennsylvania Rail- road. He was a member of St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Wilmington. In 1919, at age 14, he emigrated from Abruzzi in cen- tral Italy to the United States with his mother. After living in Cam- den, N.J., he moved to Wilming- ton in 1944. His wife, Sadie Ferri Pittaccio, died in 1993. He is survived by three sons, Peter Jr. of Elsmere, Guido of New York and Richard of Newport; a daughter, Theresa Klopp of Lewes; five grandchil- dren and a daughter-in-law, Suzanne Pittacio of Elsmere, who helped care for him. Mass of Christian Burial was held Tuesday, May 16, at St. Eliz- abeth Catholic Church in Wilm- ington. Burial was in All Saints Cemetery. Cancer Society The American Cancer Society is recruiting individuals who have an interest in breast cancer, prostate cancer, skin cancer, nutri- tion, youth health issues, tobacco issues and cancer patient quality of life. Volunteers are needed to serve on regional committees to review the needs of the communi- ty, as well as other volunteers to provide programs, following training. Time commitment can be as little or as much as one can give and there is the need for bi- lingual volunteers to help reach the growing Latino community. They are also needed to man health fair booths, give presenta- tions to organizations and schools. The American Cancer Society offers a variety of educational programs on prevention of cancer and early detection for both youth and adults, as well as services such as support groups, trans- portation to radiation therapy and needs volunteers resource information. Program materials and training are available on a variety of can- cer-related topics. The ACS is also recruiting addi- tional volunteer drivers for its Road to Recovery program. Through this program Sussex County residents are transported to local treatment facilities for cancer therapy. Drivers may use their own vehicles or a six-passen- ger van owned by the ACS. Presently, 20 volunteers take indi- viduals to their radiation therapy at Peninsula Regional Medical Center. The ACS would like to increase its services to encompass the growing needs in Bethany Beach, Fenwick Island, Millsboro and Selbyville for transportation to Atlantic Cancer Center, Berlin, Md. Anyone wishing to donate one day per week or month should contact Heather Taylor, 856-3533. New Bible Study Group At the home of Paul and Jean Hollenback, 17 Bristol Way, Lewes, Delaware. This Bible Study is sponsored by the Delaware Baptist Association and the Ocean City Baptist Church (S.B.C.). Rev. Marvin _ _ Wright is leading the study. ' For further information call Paul and Jean 645-9107 or Rev. Wright 349-4242 Tired of all the talk? Henry Mancini -k Barry Manilow -k Johnny Mathis * Glenn Miller * Anne Murray - Olivia Newton John "k Roy Orbi- son -k Patti Page -k Helen Reddy -k Switch to AM 900 Featuring The Stars! 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