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Blitzer, DDS** *Fellow Academy of General Dentistry **Prosthodontist on staff (specialist in dentures and bridgework) Accepting new patients Cape Gazette CAPE LIFE TUESDAY, JUNE 20 - THURSDAY, JUNE 22, 2017 11 George John Valiska, retired school teacher George John Valiska, 88, of Millsboro, formerly of Glen Bur- nie, Md., passed away Friday, June 16, 2017, at his home. He was the beloved husband of Joan Valiska for 33 years. George enjoyed a long career as a high school teacher and coached golf, soccer, basketball, baseball and softball. He retired in 1991. He was a devoted hus- band and loved spending time with family. Over the years he had many hobbies such as woodwork- ing and raising roller pigeons (NBRC). He loved to travel, crab and fish, play pinochle, read books on his Kindle and watch mov- ies. George was an avid golfer, gardener, dancer and sports fan, especially Ravens football, UCo- nn Women’s Basketball and the Washington Mystics. He was a member of the American Le- gion, Indian River Yacht Club and Grace United Methodist Church in Millsboro. He will be truly missed by all who knew and loved him. He was preceded in death by his parents, Andrew and Mary Valiska; three sisters, Mary More- no and her husband Charles, Sue Rowe and her husband Lloyd, and Ann Bosiljevac and her hus- band Matt; two brothers, Andrew Valiska and his wife Stacy, and Michael Valiska; a daughter, Crystal Whorton; and a brother- in-law, John Zajac. George is survived by his wife Joan who was always by his side; a sister, Helen Zajac; five daugh- ters, Lorraine Wilkinson and her husband Roy, Debra Rob- inson and Karl Esch, Kimberly McDowell, Wendy Deale and Robin Polishchuk; a son, Kurt Robinson and his wife Nathalie; son-in-law, Wayne Whorton, son-in-law Dick Deale and a sister-in-law, June Valiska. He is also survived by nine grandchil- dren, Craig Mimms and his wife Carrie, Zachariah Hanson and his wife Anne, Valerie McDow- ell, George McDowell IV and his wife Regina, Victoria Calvert and her husband Ryan, AJ Whorton, Rick Deale and his wife Shelly, Erin Deale and Sarah Deale; eight great-grandchildren and many loving nieces and nephews. A visitation will be held from 3 to 5 p.m., Sunday, June 25, at the Long Neck Chapel of Melson Fu- neral Services, 32013 Long Neck Road, Millsboro. A visitation will also be held at the funeral home Monday, June 26, from 10 to 11 a.m., where a funeral service will begin at 11 a.m. Interment with military honors will be held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, June 27, at the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 26669 Patriots Way, Millsboro, In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions in George’s name to Compassion- ate Care Hospice, 20165 Office Circle, Georgetown, DE 19947. Virginia C. Henderson, former church secretary Virginia C. Henderson, 90, of Millsboro, passed away Wednes- day, June 14, 2017, surrounded by her loving family at Beebe Healthcare in Lewes. Virginia was born in Alderson, W.Va., May 23, 1927, daughter of the late Clar- ence Mason Keeney and Maude Beard (Feamster) Keeney. Mrs. Henderson served as the church secretary throughout her husband, the Rev. Gerald Henderson’s, charges in the United Meth- odist Church Conference. While in Del- aware, they served Meth- odist churches in Cannon, Laurel, Mills- boro and Newport. She enjoyed sewing, painting, needlepoint, quilting, bowling and spending time with her fam- ily. Virginia was also a member of the Grace United Method- ist Church Choir in Millsboro. She will be remembered as a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend. In addition to her parents and several siblings, she was pre- ceded in death by her beloved husband, the Rev. Gerald M. Henderson, in 1984. She is sur- vived by two daughters, Carolyn H. Nelson and her husband, Nels P. Nelson III of Millsboro, and Patricia H. Johnson and her companion, Edward Pilling of Georgetown. Virginia is also survived by three grandchildren, Lindsay Bertelli of Nashville, Tenn., Adam Johnson and his wife, Karrie of Baltimore, Md., and Geri Dickerson and her hus- band Jordan of Georgetown; two great-grandchildren, Ri- ley Morgan Bertelli and Grady Dickerson; and a sister, Wanda Hinkley of Alderson, W.Va. A funeral service was held Monday, June 19, at the Long Neck Chapel of Melson Funeral Services, 32013 Long Neck Road, Millsboro. Interment followed at Carey’s Cemetery in Millsboro. George Edward Snow Sr., assistant pastor Mr. George Edward Snow Sr., 94, went home to be with his Lord and Savior Friday, June 9, 2017. Mr. Snow was born Aug. 1, 1922, in Dover, to the late George F. and Airrener Allen Snow. In addition to his parents, he is also preceded in death by his wife Sarah Emma Snow in 2014; a son, Jonathan in 1973; four sisters; and Obituaries » George Valiska Virginia Henderson two brothers. George was a U.S. Army veteran dur- ing the World War II era and a gunner in the Army Air Corps. After serving his country he be- came a truck driver for several local lumber mills. He was a member of New Holy Trinity COGIC in Mills- boro, where he was assistant pastor. He was devoted to his family, especially to his grand- children. George loved gardening and definitely had a green thumb; he could fix about anything and loved to work on cars. He is survived by six children, Sarah Bull (Bobby) of Dagsboro, Stephany Wescott (John) of Del- mar, Deborah Snead of Millsboro, George E. Snow Jr. of Millsboro, Lorraine “Vick” Barnett of Burtonsville, Md., and Valerie Snow of Dallas, Texas. He is also survived by two sisters, Sylvia Payton of Millsboro and Diane Watson of Colorado Springs, Colo.; as well as 17 grandchildren; and a trove of utterly beloved great-grandchildren whom he adored. He also leaves behind many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, June 24, at New Holy Trinity COGIC, 1st St., Millsboro, where friends may call after noon for visitation and viewing. Elder Bobby Bull Jr. will officiate. Burial with honors will be 1 p.m., Monday, June 26, at the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery. Arrangements by Watson Fu- neral Home, Millsboro. Martha Camilla Gano, dental hygienist Martha Camilla (Schneider) Gano, 63, of Ocean View, died Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at Beebe Healthcare in Lewes after a lengthy battle with cancer. S h e w a s born July 12, 1953, in Balti- more to Robert J. and Norma R. Schneider. Martha is survived by her mother, Norma Rosalie Schneider of Lively, Va,; two sis- George Snow Martha Gano Continued on page 12