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Obituaries Pauline M. Bell, homemaker Pauline M. Bell, age 84, of Georgetown, died Friday, May 31, 1996 of heart failure at Milford Manor Nursing Home. Mrs. Bell was a homemaker and a member of Harbeson United Methodist Cemetery, as well as Mary Rebekah Lodge 15, George- town. Her husband, Charles William Bell, died in 1973. She is survived by a daughter, Priscilla Jane Stuchlik of Re- hoboth Beach; a sister, Pearl Dodd of Georgetown; and three grand- sons. Funeral services were held at Dodd Carey Chapel of Parsell Funeral Homes and Crematorium, Georgetown, with burial in Harbe- son Cemetery. Contributions are suggested to Visiting Nurses As- sociation, Georgetown DE or Harbeson United Methodist Church, Harheson. Dr. Alden T. Eash, veterinarian Dr. Alden T. Eash, age 80, of Greensboro, Md., died Friday, May 31, 1996 at Memorial Hospi- tal, Easton, Md. A veterinarian who never re- tired, Dr. Eash opened a practice in Greensboro in the early 1940s after working as a Pet Milk Co. veterinarian, serving farm animals and pets. From 1968 to 1980 he worked for the U.S. Department of Agriculture as a disease control specialist in the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, Hy- attsville, Md. His wife of 51 years, Sara, died in 1991. He is survived by a son, Alden T. of Greensboro; two daughters, Polly E. Welch of Harbeson and Sallie E. Melvin of Washington, D.C.; and three brothers, Owen of Napa, Calif., Clare of Freeport, Mich. and John of Oxnard, Calif. Services were held at Helfen- bein Funeral Home, Greensboro, with burial in Greensboro Ceme- tery. Contributions are suggested to St. Paul's United Methodist Church, Greensboro. Mary E. Street, homemaker Mary E. Street, age 77, of Mills- boro, died Monday, May 27, 1996 of heart disease at Millsboro Nursing Home. Mrs. Street was a homemaker whose husband, George F., died in 1975. She is survived by a son, Bill of Conowingo, Md.; two daughters, Carol Leach of Re- hoboth Beach and Beverly Nad- deo of Pensacola, Fla.; two sisters, Pearl Cortezzo and Ella Boyd, both of Baltimore; a brother, Glen Bowden of Seaford; eight grand- children; and a great-granddaugh- ter. Services and burial were pri- vate. Contributions are suggested to Millsboro Nursing Home or Delaware Hospice. Paul E. White, business founder Paul E. White, age 83, of Lin- coln, died Saturday, June 1, 1996 of heart failure at Milford Memor- ial Hospital. Mr. White founded Paul E. White and Sons in 1939, which is a waterwell drilling business that he owned and operated for several years until retiring in 1977. The business is operated today by his sons and grandsons. A son, Paul E. White Jr., died in 1993. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Delema White; two sons, Roy E. White of Milford and R. Allen White of Milton; a daugh- ter, Phyllis L. Williamson of Seaford; three brothers, J. Vincent of Ft. Collins, Col., Harold M. White of Georgetown and Lew F. White of Lewes; five sisters, Eve- lyn Peterson of Oakland, Calif. and Betsy Wells, Betsy Clifton, Bernice "Dollie" Lewes and Lly- wella Stuchlik, all of Milton; sev- en grandchildren; and five great- grandchildren. Services were held at Short Fu- neral Home, Milford, with burial in Lincoln Cemetery. Audrey D. Porter, Milton town clerk Audrey Davis Porter, age 85, of Milton, died Saturday, June 1, 1996 of heart failure at home. Mrs. Porter was town clerk for the town of Milton for 23 years, retiring in 1978. She was a mem- ber of Milton Senior Citizens Center and Goshen U.M. Church, Milton. She enjoyed collecting dolls and bells and loved antiques. Her husband, William R. Porter, died in 1991. She is survived by a son, William M. Porter of Bridgeport, Ct.; two granddaughters, Brenda Acmes of Westfield, N.J. and Cynthia Porter of Bridgeport; a great-granddaughter, Jennifer Acmes of Westfield; a longtime friend, Margaret IsAa_.cs of Milton; and Mildred Lessor of Milton, who cared for her. Services were held at Short Fu- neral Services, Milton, with burial in Odd Fellows Cemetery, Milton. Mildred E. Messick, Milton homemaker Mildred E. Messick, age 89, of Milton, died Sunday, June 2, 1996 at Milford Memorial Hospital of heart failure. Mrs. Messick graduated from Greenwood High School in 1925. She was a homemaker and mem- ber of Milton Senior Center and Grace Methodist Church, Milton. She enjoyed gardening, cooking and canning fruits and vegetables. Her husband, Elmer H. Messick, died in 1982. She is survived by a daughter, Jeanette Carey of Milford; a son- in-law, Rep. V. George Carey of Milford; three grandchildren, Dennis Carey of Milford, Karen Sue Carey-Wilkerson and her has- band, Jim Wilkerson, of Milford, and Dale Carey and his wife Cindie, of Milford; and two great- grandsons, Blake Carey of Mil- ford and Ty Wilkerson of Milford. Services were held at Short Fu- neral Services, Milton, with burial in Slaughter Neck Cemetery. Contributions are suggested to Slaughter Neck Cemetery, Mil- ford DE 19963. Flowers are being accepted. Ella Mae Eubanks, Dover homemaker Ella Mac Eubanks, age 63, of Dover, died Sunday, June 2, 1996, at home of pneumonia. Mrs. Eubanks had been a resi- dent of Dover since 1992 and was a homemaker. She is survived by her husband of 47 years, John E. Eubanks; five sons, John of Sarasota, Fla., George of Columbia, S.C., Staff Sgt. Douglas of Dover Air Base, Otis of Milton and Tech Sgt. James of Dover Air Force Base; a daughter, Patty Eubanks of Vineland, N.J.; three brothers, Thomas Ray McDowell of Rus- ton, La., Norman McDowell of Bastrop, La., Gorman McDowell of Jones, La.; five sisters, Faye Scheltz of Belton, Tx., Opel Gre- gory of Bastrop, La., Merrie James of Idabel, Ok., Arlene Bryan of Bastrop, La. and Milford Paterson of Freeport, Tx.; 16 grandchildren; and three great- grandchildren. Services were held at Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery Chapel, Bear. Contributions are suggested to Delaware Hospice, Lotus Plaza, 911 S. DuPont Hwy., Dover DE 19901. Teresa M. Seamone, Casa volunteer Teresa M. Seamone, age 65, of Rehoboth Beach, died Monday, June 3, 1996 at home of cancer. Mrs. Seamone was a former res- ident of Washington, D.C., having retired to Rehoboth Beach in 1991. She was past president of Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab Women's Club and a member of St. Patrick's Church in Rockville, Md. She served as vice president of the Blessed Virgin Mary Sodality at St. Edmond's Catholic Church, Rehoboth Beach, and was a volunteer with Casa San Francisco in Milton. She is survived by her father, Rocco L. Popolo of Lewes; her husband, Woodrow Seamone of Rehoboth Beach; two daughters, Cindy Yingling of Westminster, Md. and Kathleen Race of Ster- ling, Va.; three sons, Joe Sea- mone, Mark Seamone and Ken Seamone, all of Germantown, Md.; a brother, Joseph V. Popolo of Little Silver, N.J.; and nine grandchildren. Services were held at St. Ed- mond's Catholic Church, Re- hoboth Beach. Contributions are suggested to the Delaware Hos- pice, Southern Division, George- town DE 19947 or the American Cancer Society. Andrew G. Marcinko, retired researcher Andrew G. Marcinko, age 68, CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, June 7 - June 13, 1996 - 27 of Lewes and formerly of Sher- wood Park H, died Monday, June 3, 1996, of heart failure at Beehe Medical Center. Mr. Marcinko was a research assistant in the textile fibers de- partment at DuPont Co.'s Christi- na Lab in Wilmington. He retired in 1985 after 27 years. He was a member of St. Edmond's Catholic Church, Rehoboth Beach, and St. Jude's Catholic Church, Lewes. He is survived by his wife, Do- lores A.; a son, Kenneth M.P. Taylor of Jacksonville, Fla.; a daughter, Laura Lynn Marcinko of Wilmington; and a sister, Anna May Rettzo of Shenandoah, Pa. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 1O a.m., Friday, June 7 at St. John the Beloved Catholic Church, 907 Milltown Road, with burial in Calvary Cemetery, Drums, Pa. Contributions are suggested to St. Jude's Catholic Church, Lewes. Virgil R. Morris Sr., retired truck driver Virgil R. Morris Sr., age 57, of Seaford, died Monday, June 3, 1996, of a heart attack at Nanti- coke Memorial Hospital, Seaford. Mr. Morris, who retired from Teamsters Local 326, New Castle, in 1988, had been a truck driver for 19 years. More recently, he was a school bus driver for the Seaford School District. He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Anna Marie I-Iitchens Mor- ris; three sons, Virgil R. Jr., Thomas and Jack, all of Seaford; a daughter, Darlene Conley of Seaford; his mother, Mildred Morris of Smyrna; a sister, Lula Draine of Lewes; and five grand- children. Services were held at Cranston Funeral Home, Seaford, with bur- ial private. Contributions are sug- gested to Nanticoke Memorial Hospital Pulmonary Rehabilita- tion Unit, 901 Middleford Road, Seaford, attn. Angela Howard. William Morris Macey retired supervisor William Morris Macey, 75, of Georgetown, died in his home on Tuesday, June 4, 1996. Mr. Macey was a retired product su- pervisor at Barcroft Company in Lewes, where he worked for 17 years. Mr. Macey was a member of the Chaplain's Chapel in Georgetown and of Moose Lodge #534. He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Shirley Ann Macey. He was also survived by two chil- dren: Sharon E. Ward and Sandy Ward, both of Georgetown; one brother, Chester Macey of Toms River, N.J.; one grandson, Bill Ward of Georgetown; numerous nieces and nephews. Dodd-Carey Chapel of Parsell Funeral Homes and Crematorium, Inc. will con- duct a service at 307 North Bed- ford Street in Georgetown at 1 p.m., with a viewing beginning at noon on Saturday, June 8. Contri- butions may he made to Delaware Hospice, Southern Division. Paul Latka Memorial Service Scheduled for Sunday, June 9th Has been postponed until A later date to be announced Contributions in his honor may be made to Delaware Hospice 600 Dupont Highway Georgetown, DE 19947