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Obiiuarles Elwood D. Erwin, state worker Elwood D. Erwin, 82, of Smyr- na, died Saturday, June 20, 1998, in IHS of Delaware at Kent Nurs- ing Home, Smyrna. Mr. Erwin worked in the main- tenance division of the Delaware State Highway Department for several years, retiring in 1978. Mr.. Erwin was a past president of the Smyrna Lions Club and a 50-year member of the Order of Odd Fellows. He is survived by his wife, Miriam Fowler Erwin; a son, Dee C. and his wife, Sharon, of Dover; a daughter, Patricia E. Owens and her husband, John of Coatesville, Pa.; a brother, Edwin F. of Milton; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. A memorial service was held at the Faries Funeral Chapel, Smyr- na, with burial private. Contributions are suggested to the American Lung Association, 1021 Gilpin Ave., Suite 202, Wilmington, DE 19806. Charlotte H. Goldbach, Lewes homemaker Charlotte H. Goldbach, 90, of Lewes, and formerly of Silver Spring, Md., died Friday, June 19, 1998, at Beebe Medical Center. Mrs. Goldbach was a home- maker. She moved to Lewes from Silver Spring, Md., in 1989. She was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, Frank P. Goldbach, who was a member of the senior staff at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab, in 1991. She is survived by three sons, Franklin G. of Lewes, Richard A. of Newton Square, Pa., and Nor- folk, Va., and Robert D. of Mil- ford, Pa.; a sister, Dorothy Horn of Kearney, N.J.; five grandchil- dren; and nine great-grandchil- dren. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, June 27, at Bethel United Methodist Church, Fourth and Market streets, Lewes. Burial will be private. Contributions are suggested to the Salvation Army, 525 N. Front St., Georgetown, DE 19947. Arrangements by Parsell Funer- al Homes & Crematorium, Lewes. Harold G. Keen, mechanic, shop manager Harold G. Keen, 71, of Lake Wales, Fla., and formerly of Wilmington, died Tuesday, June 9, 1998, at home. Mr. Keen was an industrial me- chanic and shop manager for Keen Compressed Gas Co. in Wilmington for many years, retir- ing in 1992. He was a World War II veteran, serving in the U.S. Army, and was a member of the American Rifle Association and the American Welding Association. He is survived by two brothers, Girvan of Salisbury, Md. and J. Merrill of Long Boat Key, Fla.; and eight sisters, Alice Baker of Shreveport, La., Ruth Lloyd, Ellen Davis, Frances Russell, Miriam Scott and Jo Ann Saun- ders, all of Wilmington, Vereda Clough of Hampton, Va., and Nancy Curley of Rehoboth Beach. Service and burial were private. Matilda R. Andrews, hospital attendant Matilda R. Andrews, 93, of Frankford, died Sunday, June 14, 1998, of heart failure-at her daughter's residence. Mrs. Andrews was formerly employed as an attendant at the former Hospital for the Mentally Retarded, now known as the Stockley Center near George- town. She was a member of the Holi- ness Church in Philadelphia and later joined and attended Antioch AME Church in Frankford. She was preceded in death by her husband, William C. An- drews, in 1945. She is survived by six daugh- ters, Dorothy Sample of Ellicott City, Md., Charlotte Bagby of Holmes, Pa., Florence Godwin of Philadelphia, Ruth Lewis of Balti- more, Shirley Mackey of Mills- boro and Joyce Andrews of Frankford; two sons, Howard and Joseph Andrews, both of George- town; 41 grandchildren, three of whom she raised as her own, Leroy Robinson of Baltimore, Brian Andrews of Milton and Gwendolyn Smith of Virginia; 72 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren. Services were held at the St. John's Second Baptist Church, Mount Joy, near Millsboro, with burial in the adjoining cemetery. Bradley Roy Bright, Vietnam veteran Bradley Roy Bright, 45, of Long Neck, and formerly of Balti- more, died April 29, 1998, at home. Mr. Bright was a disabled veter- an of the Vietnam War. He is survived by his mother, Veronica "Ronnie" Chambers of Long Neck; a sister, Catherine "Cass" Gonrniah of Newark, N.J.; two brothers, John Thomas Bright of San Francisco and William A. Zang of Hershey, Pa. A memorial service was held at Long Neck United Methodist Church with burial private. Arrangements by Melson Fu- neral Services, Long Neck. Richard B. Howell Jr., former police captain Richard B. Howell Jr., 86, of Milton, died Friday, June 19, 1998, at home. Mr. Howell was a retired Delaware State Police staff cap- tain and former commander of Troop 4 in Georgetown. He began his career with the state police in 1943 and was pro- moted to corporal and detective in Continued on page 26 CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, June 26 - July 2, 1998 - 25 Since 1924... 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