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10 TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6- THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2011 NEWS Cape Gazette Obituaries Wallace Robert Moffitt Jr., decorated veteran Wallace Robert Moffitt Jr., 88, of Long Neck, passed away Mon- day, Aug. 29, 2011. He was born June 7, 1923, in Roxborough, Pa. He was preceded in death by his wife, Fredricka Joan Arduino (nee Meehan). He was preceded in death by his former wife, Claire Moffitt (nee Allen)i He was the son of the late Wal- lace Moffitt St. and Rachel Mof- fitt, and the brother of William (Gladys) and Charles. He was the father of Claire (Bill), Mari (Craig), Ellen (A1), Nancy (Bob), Anthony (Denise), Vincent (Deborah), Alexander (Theresa), Nicholas (Amy), and Michael (Adrienne). He was preceded in death by his daughter Janice Louise Mof- fill; his brother, Earl Moffitt (Ann); son Mark (Sherri);-and grandsons Dominic and Antho- ny. He had 21 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. He served as a sergeant in the U.S. Army during World War II and was awarded numerous medals including a Purple Heart. He served as an auxiliary fire- man and policeman in King of Prussia, Pa., and was a self-em- ployed landscaper until his re- tirement in Long Neck. Along with fishing, hunting and garden- ing, he enjoyed spending quality time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. A remem- brance gathering was held in Long Neck Sunday, Sept. 4, at the community center in Pot-Nets Lakeside. A remembrance gath- ering will also:be held at 6 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 7, at Sorella Rose in Flourtown, Pa. Albert V. Lane Jr., dedicated fireman Albert V. Lane Jr., 79, of Mary- del, went to be with the Lord Fri- day, Sdpt. 2, 2011. A1 was bornDec. 12, 1931, in Philadelphia, Pa. to the late Al- bert and Bertha Lane. He accom- plished many things in the fire service. A1 was very involved with the organization and one of the first employees of the Kent County 911 center, and the first retiree in 1991 after 18 years of service. He was a member of the Marydel Volunteer Fire Compa- ny for 55 years and held every of- rice on the fire side and the ad- ministrative end. A1 was also known throughout the state, be- ing president of Kent County Fire Chiefs and president of the State Fire Chiefs Association. He was Fireman of the Year, drafting the power of the chiefs bill and the heroic fireman, as well as be- ing in the hall of fame. A1 was al- so chief emeritus of the Marydel Fire Company. AI played the do- bro at the Marydel Fire House bluegrass pickings. He loved go- ing fishing. He was a man of in- tegrity and was loved by many people. What is h fireman? "He knows the divine peace of self- less service, and a job well done in the name of all men. He does- n't wear buttons or wave flags or shout obscenities, and when he marches, it is to honor a fallen comrade. He doesn't preach the brotherhood of man, he lives it!" He is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Carmella Lane of Marydel; sons, Edward Lane of Alameda, Calif., and Ronald Lane and his wife Stacey of Marydel; grandchildren, Kyle, Natalie, Alexander and Derek; sisters, Bertha Nelson, and Emmy Lane, both of Dover, and Jane Lane of Rehoboth; and many nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 7, at ToT- bert Funeral Chapel South, 1145 E. Lebanon Road (Rt. 10), Dover. Friends may call one hour prior. Interment will be in Sharon Hills Memorial Park, Dover. In lieu of flowers the family suggests contributions be made to the Marydel Vol. Fire Co., PO Box 400 Marydel, DE 19964 to refurbish the antique fire truck.. Continued on page 13 The Compassionate Friends meet Sept. 8 The Lighthouse Chapter of The Compassionate Friends will meet at 7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 8, in the Branford Lounge at Ep- worth United Methodist Church. The group will discuss getting through the first year and getting through the second- year and be- yond. This is an opportunity for newly bereaved parents to dis- cuss how they can cope in the early phases of their grief jour- ney. They w]ll be able to talk with parents and grandparents who have been through these difficult early years who will share some of the ways they found to survive the heavy bur- den of grief from the loss of a child or grandchild. Bereaved parents, grandparents and sib- lings are invited to participate in the support group. Epworth UM Church is at 19285 Holland Glade Road on Route 1 north of Re- hoboth Beach. For information about The Compassionate Friends call Team Co-Leader Hope Tyler, 302-645-7572, or Joan Wallen 302-226-1623. Breast cancer survivors kayak at Killens Pond Sept. 12 Breast cancer survivors in Delaware have plenty of oppor- tunities to attend support groups, but one unique program goes outside four walls. The Delaware Breast Cancer Coali- tion's Nurture With Nature pro- gram allows breast cancer sur- vivors to come together and ex- perience nature by hiking, kayak- ing, horseback riding, looking at constellations and many more outdoor activities, encouraged to wear comfortable DBCC has an upcoming Nur- clothes and shoes. Transporta- ture With Nature kayak outing tion is available from DBCC's for breast cancer survivors start- Dover and Lewes offices on a ing at 5 p.m., Monday, Sept. 12, at first-come, first-serve basis. To Killens Pond State Park in Felton. RSVP for this event or for addi- Here, survivors can see lily pads, basking turtles, beavers and deer. No experience is necessary. There are tandem kayaks for those who wish to kayak with someone else. Participants are tional information, contact Lois Wilkinson in DBCC's Dover of- fice at 302-672-6435 or at lwilkin- This event has been rescheduled from the original Aug. 28 date. 15th Annual Delaware Coast Antiques Show & Sate Rehoboth Beach Convention Center Rehoboth Beach, Delaware cAPe ,e,LoPe, uQ,r,ousE 229 Rehoboth Avenue 1765 - 1926 SEPTEMBER 9, 10 & 11, 2011 FRIDAY 10 a.m. TO 6 p.m. SATURDAY 10 a.m. TO 6 p.m. SUNDAY 10 a.m. TO 5 p.m. 35 Selected Exhibitors featuring 18th & 19th Century American, English, Primitive, and Period Furniture & Accessories Fine Early China and Glassware Early Kitchen & Fireplace Accessories Oriental Rugs Chinese Export Porcelain Fine Antique Jewelry A COLLECTOR AND DEALER SHOW General Admission $6.00 Admission with ad $5.00 AIR CONDITIONED Managed by: Show Phones: GOOD FOOD MELVIN L. ARION (302) 226-5456 PARKING AVAILABLE NO SMOKING IN BUILDING P.O. BOX 119 Laurel, DE 19956-0119 (302) 542.3286 (302) 875-5326