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14 TUESDAY, JUNE 17 - THURSDAY, JUNE 19, 2008 Obituaries )) Thomas Marshall, football coach Beverly A. Jordan, Estee Lauder employee Beverly A. Jordan, of Lewes, died Saturday, June 14, 2008, fol- lowing a brief illness, at West- minster Health Center, Dover. Ms. Jordan was born June 27, 1937, in Bridgeton, N.J., to the late Milton and Agnes Pettit Moore. She was an employee of the Estee Lauder Cosmetic Co. Store in Lewes. Ms. Jordan enjoyed traveling, and going to the beach. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Harry L. Doughty Sr. in 1987; second husband, Ivy S. Jordan in 1993; and her sister, Diane Sutter. She is survived by five chil- dren, Harry Doughty and his wife Debra of Dover, Betty Lorenzetti and her husband John of Egg Harbor Township, N.J., Donna Henry and her husband James of Horsham, Pa., Kathleen Doughty of New Jersey, and Douglas Doughty of Lewes; four stepsons, Stephen, Anthony, Mark, and Michael Jordan; 13 grandchildren; and six great- grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 8 p.m., Tuesday, June 17, in Tor- bert Funeral Chapel South, 1145 E. Lebanon Road, Dover, where friends may call one hour prior. Interment will be in St. Augus- tine Memorial Park, St. Augus- tine, Fla. Instead of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to Westminster Village Health Center, 1175 McKee Road, Dover, DE 19904. Thomas Marshall, 73, of Lewes, passed away Sunday, June 15, 2008 at his residence. Tom was born Jan. 23, 1935, to the late James and Bertha Mar- shall of Lewes. Tom was a gradu- ate of Lewes High School. He at- tended Wesley College and grad- uated from the University of De- troit. He served four years in the Coast Guard in Cape May, N.J. Coaching football brought Tom to Long Island, N.Y., where he coached football at St. John's University, Hofstra University, the Merchant Marine Academy, Nassau Community College and CW Post College. After many years serving as a coordinator at CW Post he became head foot- ball coach. Tom returned to Lewes in 1998 where he enjoyed attending foot- ball games, running a football clinic and playing golf. He also found the time to write three books on football. He was a member of the Lewes Lions Club and also cochair of the Lewes Garden Tour. He is survived by his wife Car- olyn, his daughters Denise Polansky and son-in-law Corey, Debra Carpluk, and Jennifer Marshall and seven grandchil- dren. Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 11 a.m., Tuesday, June 17, at St. Jude the Apostle Catholic Church, Route 1 at Five Points, Lewes, where friends may call at the church one hour prior to services. Burial will be private at the Delaware Veterans Cemetery, Millsboro. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions be made to Delaware Hospice Center, 100 Patriots Way, Mil- ford, DE 19963 or to the TunneU Cancer Center, 424 Savannah Road, Lewes, DE 19958. Arrangements are by Parsell Funeral Enterprises Inc., Lewes. CAPE LIFE cape Gazette i David J. Brannon Sr., decorated veteran David J. Brannon Sr., 84, of Newark, died on Wednesday, June 11, 2008, at his home. Mr. Brannon was born in Penns Grove, N.J. on June 4,1924, a son of the late Harry Brannon and Veronica Oqqeil Brannon. A respected veteran of the U.S. Navy, he proudly served his country at Pearl Harbor and was highly skilled as both a gunner's mate and a member of the UDT (Underwater Demo Team). In civilian life, he was employed for many years as a machinist with the former Electric Hose and Rubber Company in Wilming- ton. Mr. Brannon was an avid outdoorsman, excelling in hunt- ing and fishing. He also greatly enjoyed gardening, boating and trips to the beach. Most of all, he was a devoted family man who delighted in spending time with his beloved wife, children and grandchildren. He is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Winifred Bain Brannon; three children, Patricla M. Carl and husband, Charles R., of New Castle; David J. Brannon Jr. and wife, Lynn, of Milton and Joyce W. Brannon of Havre de Grace, Md.; six grandchildren, Charles, Brian and wife Karen, Jennifer, Kelly, Charles, and Katie; and three great-grand- Portrait Continued from page 13 Wyatt said the most difficult part of owning a business is pay- ing for insurance and taxes. "It really takes from the workers. "When I give a raise, it's not just for the individual. Insurance is also passed on to payroll. Five men at $5 turns into rive men, $15," he said. Suddenly a man who just drove into the lot bursts into the office. "We just had a sudden breakdown. We were at Jungle Jim's," the man said, with sweat dripping down his forehead. "The stick is loose" "I'm gorma have to say the shifter collar's broke," said Wy- att, who set to work to get the man and his family back on the road. Born at Beebe Medical Center, Wyatt says he loves the area and still lives in Lewes. 'nybody who complains about living here is crazy. It's the best of all worlds - we've got f'me dining and fast food, bowl- ing, the movies," said Wyatt. 'a_nd the Boardwalk." Wyatt reg- ularly takes his family to Fun- land and the beach, but their fa- Continued on page 15 vorite pastime is drag racing in Plaques showing the teams he Delmar, he said. supports line the walls of the of- In addition to taking care of rice. He also contributes to a cars and the nerves of owners magazine for state troopers. that accompany them, Wyatt al- "For the last couple of years, I've so supports local sports and supported Cape's football too," community organizations. Every he said. year, he donates money to spon- "I just want to thank the com- sor Little League teams and Sus- munity for their support for the sex YMCA basketball teams, last six years," he said. 'ltWas Our Best Vacation Eve# i emmeam y humnd wvna,hekmdUhamer m t.een  m I wrmg co Ubr: Ibke#Lastl THURSDAY, JUNE 26- GEORGE H.P. SMITH PARK 6PM - LEWES G TFIT For information 645 8073 Sponsored by: City of Lewes Beebe Medical Center Cape Gazette Quest Fitness Lewes Chamber of Commerce