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Cape Gazette CAPE LIFE TUESDAY, MAY 20- THURSDAY, MAY 22, 2014 lS Obituaries )) Continued from page 14 ther, grandfather and friend who will be greatly missed. He is survived by his wife of 21 years, Sally A. Adams of Seaford; two sons, Landreth C. Adams III and his wife Kelly of Seaford and Kenneth P. Adams and his wife Tracy of Millsboro; three step- children, lack Kenneth Mitchell and his wife Dawn of Harrington, Patricia Scott and her husband Sam of Seaford, and Arron Rust and his wife Christine of Mil- ford. He is also survived by one granddaughter, Renee Adams of Seaford; as well as many neph- ews, cousins, extended family members and friends. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, May 24, at the Laurel American Legion, 12168 Laurel Road. In lieu of flowers the fam- ily suggests donations to the American Cancer Society, PO Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718, or Heroes Haven, P.O. Box 357, Sharptown Md. Robert Milton Wallace, retired HVAC mechanic Robert Milton Wallace, 82, of Lewes, formerly of Woodlawn, Md., passed away Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014, at the Delaware Hospice Center in Milford. He was born Jan. 26, 1931, in Cumberland, Md., son of the late Milton H. and Gertrude (Price) Wal- lace. Robert proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during the Ko- rean War. He Robert Wallace enjoyed a life- long career as a HVAC mechanic, most recently with the Charles L. Greer Com- pany in Linthicum Heights, Md. After retiring, he and his wife Ruth relocated to Lewes, where Robert would spend his free time fishing and boating on the Delaware waters. He also enjoyed gardening, whether it be seasonal flowers or vegetables. He will be re- membered as a loving husband, father, grandfather and great- grandfather. Robert is survived by his wife, Ruth Evelyn (Sanders) Wallace; one son: Brian Wallace and wife Tomoko of Japan; two daughters: Bonnie Shipley and husband Russell of Eldersburg, Md. and Deborah Wallace of Notting- ham, Md; five grandchildren: Christy and Brandon Shipley of Eldersburg, Mari Nordhues of Oklahoma and Sarah and Lisa Wallace of Japan; and two great-grandchildren: Darren and Cayden of Eldersburg. A graveside service with mili- tary honors will be held Tuesday, May 27, at 12:15 p.m., at the Wood7 lawn Cemetery & Chapel, 2130 Woodlawn Drive, Gwynn Oak, Md. Elaine Renee Rowe, exceptional cook Elaine Renee Rowe, 76, of Millsboro, passed away Thurs- day, May 15, 2014, surrounded by her family after a courageous battle with lung cancer, at the Delaware Hospice Center in Milford. She was born Nov. 6, 1937, in Wilmington, daughter of the late Arthur and Alma (Smith) Sweede. In 1956, Mrs. Rowe graduat- ed from Alexis I. DuPont High School in Greenville, where she was a drum majorette. Following graduation, Mrs. Rowe worked as a clerk at the DuPont Industrial Biosciences in Wilmington. In later years she volunteered at Union Hospital in Elkton, Md. She was a dedicated member of Christ Church, Christiana Hun- dred in Greenville. Mrs. Rowe was an exceptional cook who loved to entertain fam- ily and friends with her dinner parties. She also enjoyed crafts, doing yard work, going to the beach and fishing. Mrs. Rowe and her husband, Richard, en- joyed many Cruises together and traveling to different locations. Most of all, Mrs. Rowe loved spending time with her grand- children; they were the apples of her eyes. She was a cher- ished wife and loving mother, grandmother, sister and a dear friend who will be missed by all who knew her. In addition to her parents, 1 Mrs. Rowe was preceded Elaine Rowe in death by her brother, Har- old Sweede in 2012; sister-in-law Florence Ramey who passed in 2011; and brother-in-law, Leo Rowe in 2010. She is survived by her loving husband of 55 years, Richard E Rowe Jr.; her son, Richard E Rowe III and his wife Susan of Selbyville; her daughter, Lynn Talmo of Millsboro; her broth- er, William Sweede of Newark; her sister, Doris Buchannan of Lewes; six grandchildren: Brian, Ellen, Kevin and Leanne Rowe, Dana and Matthew Talmo; and her brother-in-law, Paul Rowe and his wife Susan of Vermont. Memorial services will be held Thursday May 22, at 1l a.m., at Parsell Funeral Homes & Cre- matorium, Atkins-Lodge Chapel, 16961 Kings Hwy., Lewes, where friends may call beginning at 10 a,m. Interment will be private. Memorial contributions may be made to the National Kidney Foundation of the Delaware Val- ley, 111 S. Independence Mall East, Philadelphia, PA 19106, or to Delaware Hospice, 100 Patriots Way, Milford, DE 19963. Howard Cox, Purple Heart recipient Howard Cox, 88, of Lewes, formerly of Centreville, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family Saturday, May 10, 2014. He was born in Netcong, N.J., to the late John Nelson and Mary Cox. Howard was an Army vet- eran of World War II, in the 112th Horse Cavalry and was a recipient of a Purple Heart from injuries during battle in Japan. He retired as a supervisor af- ter 40 years at General Mo- tors, Boxwood Howard Cox Road. Howard was a Mason. He enjoyed collecting and repair- ing clocks, boating, fishing and collecting G scale trains. He also enjoyed his time at the beach and most of all his time with his family. Howard will always be remembered by the humor that brought smiles to many. His wife of 31 years, Dianne (Cooper) Cox, died in 1978. How- ard is survived by his daughter Suzanne E. Cox and her husband Mark of Lewes; his four-legged companion, Dolle; two sisters, Mary Redick of Newark and Ade- line Trabbold of Townsend; and numerous nieces and nephews. Continued on page 16 M'eMORIAL DAY WeeKeN, Saturday, MAY 24th 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. The Festival Ends with 33 1/3 in the Park Saturday at 7 p.m. Milton Memorial Park & Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge (with Free Shuttle all day to Prime Hook) .e Focus ,s ON NATU00RE t O Learn about theHorseshoeCrab, Shorebird and morel TOUCH Real Creatures! BUILD a Bird House! LEARN Archery and Casting! Enjoy Arts & Craft Vendors. Great Festival Food. Live Entertainment. Win a I Hour Plane Ride. Take a Train Ride * NEW EVENT * - FESTIVAL SPONSORS JUST FLIP 'EM! SAVE A LIFE9 FLIP A CRAB. May 23rd, 8:00 pm @ Broadklll Beach Horseshoe crabs frequently are stranded on their backs by rough waters or hazards during their high tide spawning and they need a little help to get back on their feet. Join us for Beach Walk at Broadkill Beach to help flip crabs while learning more about these unique creatures. NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE SYSTEM