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Obituaries Continued from page 18 BOys, and for the Terry Children's Psychiatric Center. She taught students ir Confratrrnity of Christian Doctrine (CCD) classes at St. Matthew's Church in Woodcrest, where she also served as a Eucharistic Minister. She vol- unteered her time at the Reading ASSIST Institute, tutoring chil- dren to improve their reading skills, and at the Emmanuel Dining Room, providing meals for the hungry. The Reading ASSIST Institute honored her with the Jefferson Award, which "honors the unsung heroes in our organization who give of themselves without con- cern for personal gain." She said of her work at the Emmanuel Dining Room, "I'm very grateful for what God has given me, a house, food, friends, a spiritual life. I want to share some of my blessings with others." That was her heart. Phyllis was preceded in death by her husband, Charles B. Lindell. She is survived by her two sons, Mark and his wife, Susan, and their daughters, Kristin, Karen, Kimberly and Kelsey, of Wilmington, and Michael and his wife, Sandra, and their daughter, Nicole of Poquoson, Va. She is also sur- vived by her brother, Stephen O'Keefe of Alexandria, Va.; her sister, Anne Lyons of Rehoboth Beach; and her many nieces, nephews and cousins. Her special furry friends, Corky and Charlie, will miss her dearly. The family Wishes to extend a special thank you to the entire staff of Forward Manor and to the Compassionate Care Hospice nurses and nursing assistants. May God bless them for their unending cornpassion and care. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 1i a.m., Tuesday, July 25, at St. Matthew's Catholic Church, 901 E. Newport Pike, Wilmington, DE 19804, where friends may visit with the family beginning at 10 am. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Matthew's Catholic Church. Christine 'Jessie' Poch, Midway church member Christine "Jessie" Poch, 88, of Rehoboth Beach, departed this life Saturday, July 22, 2006, at Manor Care in Wilmington, to be with her Lord and Savior. Mrs. Poch was born in the Ukraine, daughter of the late Frank and Anna Mospan Cavitch. Mrs. Poch immigrated to the United States with her POCH parents at the age of two. She moved to the Lewes/Rehoboth Beach area in 1950. She was a founding mem- ber of the Assembly of God Church in Lewes. She was preceded in death by her husband Frank Poch in 1987. She is survived by three sons, Frank Poch Jr. and his wife Barbara of Wilmington; Pastor Ronald Poch and his wife Sharon of Kennesaw, Ga., and James Poch and his wife Adrienne of Windsor, Pa.; seven grandchil- dren; 15 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Katherine Attanasi of Lewes and Ann Gage of Yuma, Arizl; and one brother, Demetro Cavitch of Shalimar, Fla. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, July 26, 2 p.m., at Midway Assembly of God Church, Rt. 1 and Postal Lane, Lewes, where friends may call Sussex Coun00 Federal Credit Union O "People Helping People" Member Owned www.sussexcfcu.com Membership is offered to those persons who live work worship or belong to an organization in Sussex County. Membership is also oxterd: to those who live within the city timits of Milford, or are family members as I defined by the National Credit Union Associatfon. (NCUA)  CAPE GAZETTE Tuesday, July 25 - Thursday, July 27, 2006 - 19 one hour prior to the service. Pastor Ronald Poch will be offici- ating. Burial will follow at Lewes Presbyterian Cemetery, Kings Highway, Lewes. Arrangements are being han- dled by Parsell Funeral Homes & Crematorium, Atkins-Lodge Chapel, Lewes. The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the PENN-DEL District Council of Assembly of God Churches, Church Plantings, 4651 West Point Drive, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055. Jean S. Skillman, retired businesswoman Jean S. Skillman, 88, of Lewes, and Sun City Center, Fla., died Sunday, July 23, 2006, at Beebe Medical Center in Lewes. Mrs. Skillman was born in Lambertville, N.J., daughter of the late Joseph and Sadie Elgard Smith of New Hope, Pa. She was a graduate of New Hope SKI High School in 1935. Mrs. Skillman was a partner and secretary to her husband in the T.F. Skillman Overhead Garage Door business located in Bloomfield, N.J. In retirement they lived in Ocean Grove and Leisure Village, N.J., before mov- ing to St. Cloud, then Sun City, Fla. Recently she relocated to her daughter's home in Lewes. Mrs. Skillman was a past presi- dent of the Bloomfield Federation of Women's Club; past president of the Bloomfield College Auxiliary; a member of the Blooomfield Eastern Star No. 76 and St. Cloud Order of Eastern Star No. 46. She was a member of the United Community Church, Sun City. Mrs. Skillman is survived by a daughter, Jane Nicholson and her husband Robert H. of Lewes; two granddaughters, Marjorie Turkett and her husband Glenn of Riva, N.J., and Amanda Stephens of Lewes; a grandson, Robert S. Nicholson and wife Marie of Bear; five great grandchildren; one great-great-grandSon; and a sister, Marian Booth of Weslaco, Texas. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ted; and two daugh- ters, Dorean Olson and Gertrude Skillman. Burial will be private. Arrangements are being han- dled by Parsell Funeral Homes & Crematorium, Atkins-Lodge Chapel, 16961 Kings Highway, Lewes. s3 OFF ZAGAT RATED Also visit us at our Lanham, MD location "One of the top 100 restaurants in the Metro D.C. area." Washingtonian Magazine '04 O NOW OPEN DALLY AT 11:00 -108 Second St., Lewes 645-6611