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28- (API GAZETTE, Friday, Obituaries Continued from page 27 and from 1996 to 1997. He is survived by his wife of 30 years, Iona "Sis" Nimmerichter; two sons, John R. Jr. of Pottstown and Charles L. of Harrisonburg, Va.; a daughter, Jo Ann Sibley of Royersford, Pa.; three sisters, Frances Chappie of Kenilworth, Pa., Betty Lou Schaffer of Dou- glassville, Pa., and Janet Kelley of Pottstown; and five grandchil- dren. American Legion services were held from the Chapel of Melson Funeral Services, Long Neck, with burial in Highland Memorial Park Cemetery, Pottstown. Contributions are sug- gested to Delaware Hospice, Southern Division, 600 N. Du Pont Highway, Georgetown. Mice Marie Walls, volunteer at Beebe Alice Marie Walls, 88, of Mills- boro Nursing Home, died Sunday, Oct. 26, 1997, at Beebe Medical Center. Mrs. Walls was a homemaker. She was a member of Beebe Med- ical Center Auxiliary, and worked in the gift shop at Beebe Medical Center. She is survived by two daugh- ters, Elizabeth Surbaugh of Harbeson and Patricia C. Parrish of Bridgeport, W.Va.; five grand- children; five great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchil- dren. Services were held at the Atkins-Lodge Chapel of Parsell Funeral Homes, Lewes, with bur- ial private. Contributions are sug- gested to Beebe Medical Center Auxiliary, Beebe Medical Center, Lewes, DE 19958. October 31 - November 6, 1997 of Milford, died Friday, Oct. 24, 1997, of heart failure in Courtland Manor Nursing and Convalescent Home, Dover. Mr. Tribbitt was a carpenter at Simpler Lumber, Felton, for 12 years. Previously, he was a fore- man inthe carpentry shop at Dover Air Force Base for three years. He worked at Vinyard Boat Yard for many years. He is survived by his wife, An- na Thomson Tribbett; a son, Fran- cis H. of Lewes; a daughter, Emestine F. Moore of Lincoln; a stepbrother, Charles Irons Sr. of Frederica; a stepsister, Mary Sue Thawley of Milford; four grand- children and five great-grandchil- dren. Services were held in the chapel of Berry-Short Funeral Home, with burial in Barratt's Chapel Cemetery, Frederica. Jane Buyers Arntz-Vale, Rehoboth homemaker Jane Buyers Arntz-Vale, 75, of Rehoboth Beach, died Monday, oCt. 20, 1997, of cancer at her daughter's residence in Holden, Mass. Mrs. Amtz-Vale, a homemaker, was a member of Lutheran Church of Our Savior. She was al- so a member of the Village Im- provement Association and a vol- unteer at thrift shops, all in Re- hoboth Beach. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Robert H. Arntz, in 1987, and by her second husband, John D. Vale, in 1996. She is survived by her son, William H. Arntz, of Boulder, Co- lo.; two daughters, Susan Jane Amtz, with whom she was stay- ing, and Kathryn Deffke of Page, Ariz.; and two grandchildren. A memorial service was held at Lutheran Church of Our Savior, Rehoboth Beach. Contributions are suggested to Delaware Hos- pice, Georgetown, DE 19947. CAPE GAZETTE SUBSCRIFTION COUPON Francis M. "Tuf Tribbitt, retired carpenter Francis M. "Tuff" TribbitL 83, Robert V. Blackburn, served with Patton Robert Vernon Blackburn, 77, of Lewes and formerly of Aston, Pa., died Thursday, Oct. 23, 1997, of congestive heart failure at home. Mr. Blackburn was a machinist for Westinghouse in Lester, Pa., for 25 years, retiring in 1982. He served in the 3rd Army in- fantry under Gen. George S. Pat- ton Jr. in World War II. He was an avid fisherman and hunter and a member of the Lewes CHEER Center. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Edith; two daughters, Janet M. Young of Media, Pa., and Bronwyn Roberts of Bromyard, England; a stepson, David Gatchel of Aston, Pa.; a sister, Evelyn Hicks of Chester Heights, Pa.; 10 grandchildren and four great- grandchildren. Services and burial were pri- vate. Contributions are suggested to Children's Hospital, Neuro- blastoma Fund, c/o Linda Fee, CHOP, Division of Oncology, 34th and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104. Funeral arrangements by Parsell Funeral Homes & Crematorium, Lewes, DE. Francis Martin, retired pediatdcm Francis Martin, 73, of Rockville Centre, N.Y., died Wednesday, Oct. 15, 1997, of complications due to diverticulitis at Mercy Medical Center in Rockville Cen- ter. Dr. Martin was a Nassau Coun- ty, N.Y., pediatrician for more than 40 years before retiring in Ju- ly of this year. He enrolled at Notre Dame Uni- versity, where he won the NCAA two-mile run championship in 1944, before he began a stint at the St. Albans Naval Center in Queens as a Navy corpsman. Without finishing at Notre Dame, he was accepted into-the New York University College of Medi- cine. While there, he won two consecutive NCAA outdoor na- tional titles, in 1945 and 1946. He also finished as an alternate for the 1948 U.S. Olympic team. He is survived by his wife, Bar- bara; six sons, Francis Jr. of Mil- ton, James of Bangkok, Thailand, Thomas of Chelan, Wash., Lawrence of Monmouth Beach, N.J., Kenneth of Lake Mahopac, N.Y., and Daniel of Rockville Centre; five daughters, Katherine Continued on page 29 How will pay for long-term nursing home care? At about $38,000 per year ...it could prove difficult. Call today & request information on the various strategies you may consider. PAUL J. PASQUALINI, CLU, ChFC 302-226-9003 [INVESTMENT STRATEGIES & INSURANCE PRODUCTS FOR ESTATE, RETIREMENT AND EDUCATIONAL PLANNING [REVERSE MORTGAGES [VIATICALS 1 RAPID PAY-DOWN MORTGAGE PLANS Financial Strategies For Tomorrow's Living I I Introducing:. Great Rates & Great Rewards Check a subscription Check a gift! (a) Receive 25% off any of our 14-karat gold pendant chains (that are up to 2.5 mm in width), when you purchase any Cape Henlopen Collexion Lighthouse - in appreciation of your subscription. 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