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24 - CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, Obituaries Thomas Johnson Orr, former Sussex Magistrate Thomas Johnson Orr, 74, of Bay Avenue in Lewes, died Wednesday, July 27, 1994, of heart failure in Beebe Medical Center. Mr. Orr retired in 1991 after 25 years as Chief Magistrate for Sus- sex County. He was a member of Lewes Presbyterian Church where he was an Elder. He was a 32nd degree mason and member of the Jefferson Lodge, Lewes, the Scottish Rite Club and the Nur Temple, Wilm- ington. He was a Lewes Town Council member for many years, and was a member and past president of the Lewes Lions Club. He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Carol B. Orr. Their wed- ding anniversary was the date of his death. He also is survived by a son, Clifford Thomas "Skip" Orr of Pittsburgh, Pa.; and two grand- children. Funeral services were held Sat- urday, July 30, at Lewes Presby- terian Church. Burial was in the adjoining cemetery. Instead of flowers, the family suggests contributions to Beebe Medical Center, Lewes, Delaware 19958. August 5 - August 11, 1994 Winder Road, Garfield Park, near New Castle. Burial will be in Sil- verbrook Cemetery, Lancaster Avenue and Du Pont Road. Instead of flowers, the family suggests contributions to the American Heart Association, Newark, or to Holy Spirit Catholic Church, New Castle. - G. Irene Rieger, retired supervisor G. Irene Rieger, 88, of Haver- town, Pa. and Rehoboth Beach, died Friday, July 26, 1994, in For- wood Manor, Wilmington, her residence for almost four years. Mrs. Rieger retired as a supervi- sor with Bell'Telephone Company of Pennsylvania in 1967, after 23 years. She was a member and past worthy matron of Hamilton Chap- ter, Order of Eastern Star; Frances F. Evans Rebekah Lodge 5; Inter- national Order of Odd Fellows in Broomall, Pa.; and a life member of the Telephone Pioneers of America. Her husband, Howard L. Rieger, died in 1985. She is sur- vived by a son, Jacob, of Brooma- 11; a daughter, Shirley Louise Parks of Wilmington; two sisters, Della June Raabe and Mabel Ruth Meier, both of Butler, Pa.; and five grandchildren and five great grandchildren. Funeral services were held July 30 in Drexel Hill, Pa. Burial was in West Laurel Hill Cemetery, Bala Cynwyd, Pa. Charles W. Edwards retired crane operator Charles William Edwards, 75, of New Castle, died Monday, Aug. 11 1994, of heart failure at home. Mr. Edwards retired as a crane operator for Phoenix Steel Co. in Claymont in 1970 after 33 years of service. He then worked with Shapdale Maintenance Co. for about 10 years. A Navy veteran of World War II, Mr. Edwards en- joyed hunting, fishing and boat- ing. He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Betty Louise Callahan Ed- wards; a son, Richard Charles of Odessa; a daughter, Edith Marie Healy of New Castle; two broth- ers, James A. of Rehoboth Beach and William of Elsmere; two sis- ters, Audrey Satterfield of Re- hoboth Beach and Arline Caserta of Wilmington; four grandchil- dren and two great grandchildren. Mass of Christian Burial will be offered Friday, Aug. 5, at 11 a.m. in Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 12 Charles C. McNeilly, former CEO Charles Custis McNeilly, 86, of Seaford, died Friday, July 29, 1994, of pneumonia at his home. Mr. McNeilly was chief execu- tive officer of the Bronx Coat & Apron & Towel Supply Company in New York City, and founder and owner of .Valley Uniform, Linen & Rental Service in New- burgh, New York, retiring in 1975. He also founded Micron Clean Uniform Service of Newburgh. His wife, Josephine Branham McNeilly, died in 1989. He is sur- vived by two sons, Custis Wright McNeilly II and Henry Branham McNeilly, both of Newburgh; a brother The Honorable John J. McNeilly of Rehoboth Beach; and six grandchildren. Funeral services were held Monday, Aug. 1, at St. Luke's Episcopal Church in Seaford. Burial was in St. Luke's Episcopal Churchyard. Our "Peace of Mind" Policy 30 day money back guarantee* Installation guaranteed for life of house Free Decorator Assistance Hundreds of Colors ::customer pays labor fP00ZARD  Electrical Contractor L.P.I. Cert. 959 [(00LISTED ,',,-,,',,, 645-9060 1-800-610-8457 P.O. Box 252, Lewes, DE 19958 CERTIFIED LIGHTNING PROTECTION THOMPSON EQUIPMENT Est. 1958 Phyllis Hickey, Selbyviile homemaker Phyllis Hickey, 68, of Sel- byville, formerly of Sillery Bay, Md., died Tuesday, July 26, 1994, of cancer in Christiana Hospital near Newark. Mrs. Hickey, a homemaker, was born in Mt. Vernon, N.Y., the daughter of the late Edward and Winifred White Gabel. Her husband, Leo J. Hickey, died in 1983. She is survived by a son, Kevin Hickey of Newark; three daughters, Patrice Rasche of Canterbury, N.H., Margaret An- derson of Montpelier, Vt. and Kathleen Gore of Rehoboth Beach; a brother, Edward Gabel of Poughkeepsie, N.Y.; a sister, Winifred Rogers of Candlewood Lake, Conn.; and three grandchil- dren. Funeral services were held Sat- urday, July 30, at St. Ann's CatholicChurch in Bethany Beach. Burial was in Redmen's Ceme- tery, Selbyville. Instead of flowers, the family suggests contributions to the American Cancer Society, Sussex County Unit, 228C North Dupont Highway, Georgetown, Delaware 19947. Louie May Jackson, Milton homemaker Louie May Jackson, 63, who lived in Milton all of her life, died Friday, July 29, 1994 of a heart at- tack in Peninsula Regional Med- ical Center in Salisbury, Md. after being stricken at home. Mrs. Jackson, a homemaker, was a member of Milton Wes- leyan Church. She is survived by her husband, Norman C. "Lefty" Jackson; six sons, Norman C. Jr., Leo R., Mark W., Kenneth J. and Allen M., all of Milton, and Thomas W. of Del- mar; six daughters, Norma J. Jackson of West Palm Beach, Fla., Susan J. Todd of Georgetown, Patsy A. Flanagan of Felton, Con- nie E. Bailey of Lincoln, Pauline J., Brown of Milton and Mary Lou Allan of Onaway, Mich.; a sister, Anna Johnson of Milton; 16 grandchildren; and a nephew, Donnie J. Hudson of Milton, whom she raised. Funeral services were held Wednesday, Aug. 3, at Short Fu- neral Services in Milton. Burial was in Henlopen Memorial Park, Milton. Instead of flowers, the family suggests contributions to the American Heart Association, Georgetown, Delaware 19947. Marie F. Long, former beautician Marie F. Long, 78, of Fenwick Island, formerly of New London, Pa., died Friday, July 29, 1994, of respiratory failure in Beebe Med- ical Center, Lewes. Mrs. Long worked at Lucille's Beauty Salon in Claymont and Sears Roebuck and Co.'s Wilm- ington store many years ago. She moved to her summer home in Fenwick Island three years ago. Her husband, Archie E. Long, died in 1988. She is survived by a son, Allen Long of West Chester, Pa.; a sis- ter, Irene Walker of Lewes; two brothers, Eddie Miller of Georgia and Bill Miller of New Jersey; a nephew, Tim Walker of Milton, who helped care for her; and a grandson. Funeral services were held Tuesday, Aug. 2, at Gracelawn Memorial Park, Minquadale. Entombment was in the adjoin- ing memorial park. ! ...... .......... GaZetto You may buy our carpets, but it's service that we sell. For decades, Besche Bros. Furniture has provided a large helping of service with its carpet sales. From our decorator assistance with style and color, to our expert installation and tips for caring for your carpet, Besche's is dedicated to your total satisfaction with the carpet you purchase. Special sales on carpeting and our broad selection help. But we've found that we sell more carpets with service than with sales. Besche Bros. 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