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I i Obituaries Continued from page 19 Glen Bernie, Md., formerly of Rehoboth Beach, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2006 at the Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis, Md. She Was born in Claymont, the daughter of the late, Harvey E. Roberts Sr and Pearl Heiner Roberts. Along ,ith her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Andrew J. Nottingham in 1974. She is survived by two daugh- ters, Dorothy Ann Wilson and her husband Tom of Arnold, Md., and Bonnie Lou Mortensen and her husband Pete of Tullahoma, Tenn.; two brothers, Harvey t3:i Roberts and his wife Evelyn of Ocean View and Talbert B. Roberts and his wife Pat of Georgetown; a sister, Gertrude R. Smith of Laurel;.six grandchil- dren; two great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. A funeral service was held at the chapel of Melson Funeral Services on Long Neck Road in Millsboro, with interment in the Henlopen Memorial Park, near Milton. Flowers are acceptable or dona- tions in Frances name may be made to, Alzheimer's Association of Delaware, 100 N. 17th St, 2nd Floor, Philadelphia, PA. 19103. Richard C. Hairgrove, retired from Autotote Richard C. Hairgrove, 77, of New,k, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2006 from complications of a fire that took the life of his wife Shirley on Oct. 28, 2006. He was born May 30, 1929 in Camden, New Jersey, the son of the late Thomas K. and Margaret E. C. Hairgrove. He was a 1947 graduate of Caesar Rodney High School. Following graduation, he worked for his brother-in-law, Caleb Burcbenal, driving a fuel delivery truck. He later was employed as the mutuel manager at Harrington Raceway, Dover Downs, Brandywine Park and Delaware Park before working full-time with Autotote. After retiring from there at age 65, he worked for United Tote. He also served in the U. S. Army National Guard having earned the rank of Motor Pool sergeant. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his wife, Shirley A. Hairgrovet who passed away Oct. 28, 2006. They would have celebrated their 50th anniversary on Dec. 8. Their old- est son, Richard C. Hairgrove Jr., passed away in 1964 at age five. He was also predeceased by two brothers and two sisters, Thomas and James Hairgrove, and Pauline Burchenal and Ellen Jenkins He is sktrvived by a son and daughter-in-law, Robert W. and Susan B. Hairgrove, of Middletown, a daughter and son- in-law, Barbara S. and Jay HarringtCm of Newark, a grand- son, Thoma.: Hairgrove of Middletown, a' granddaughter, Alexa Harrington of Newark and his brothers-in-law, Joe Jenkins, of Wyoming and Caleb Burchenal of Dover, along with numerous nieces, iaephews and cousins. Mr. Hairgrove traveled millions of miles during the course of his employment. He had the opportu- nity to crisscross the country on many occasions to dog and horse racing tracks in almost every state in the United States as well as other countries including Canada, China, Spain, Portugal, Germany, Hong Kong and England. He and his wife enjoyed visiting cities such as Las Vegas where they attended the performances and concerts of many celebrities. Following his retirement, they FREE TOTAL GYM. CAPE GAZETTE - Tuesday, November 14 - Thursday, November 16, 2006 - 21 often visited Atlantic City and enjoyed going to the Delaware casinos and spending time at their home in Long Neck. Disney World was a favorite vacation destination also with his family. Some of his most prized memories were of being able to take his children and grandchil- dren on Disney cruises and other" vacations to Florida, Arizona, England, France and Hong Kong. Services were held at Pippin's Funeral Home in Wyoming, with interment in Odd Fellows Cemetery, Camden, where he was laid to rest along side his wife, Shirley, whose funeral services were held on Wednesday. The family suggests memorial contributions in his memory to the Aetna Hose, Hook & Ladder Company (Newark Fire Dept.), P.O. Box 148, Newark, DE 19715. Charlotte C. Stubbins,. first Delaware WAC Charlotte Cornelia Stubbins, 84, of Millsboro, went to be with the Lord suddenly, on Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2006 from complications of heart surgery. She is the beloved wife of Karl S. Stubbins and a devoted mother. Charlotte was born March 14, 1922, in South Orange, N.J., and moved to Wilhaington when her father started a position with the DuPont Company. She graduated from Wilmington High School and Goldey College, and attended the University of Delaware. She was the first volunteer from Delaware to enter the Women's Auxiliary Corp (WAC) during World War II. She worked in vari- ous secretarial positions through- out the Wilmington area, and retired from the state of Delaware, Department of Health and Social Services in June, 1986. She then went to work for the McClaffertys and Andersons, so that the chil- dren could be lovingly raised in their homes. She then went to work for Black and Decker in Rockvale, Pa., and worked there many years until final retirement in 1999. She and Karl then moved to Millsboro. She leaves to cherish her mem- ory, her husband of 36 years, Karl; their three daughters, Patricia Waller and Bob McLoughlin, of Augusta, "Ga., Mary Yarnall of Roanoke, Va., and April Garr and Bruce Irelan; of Newark; Jack, Judy, Jessica and Jason McClafferty; and Rich, Sandy, Dana and Daniel Anderson. She is also survived by Patricia Waller's son, Allen Pyle and his children, Chris, Jonathan and Michelle Pyle; daughter Barbara Johns and her children, Matthew, Timothy, Elijah and his wife, Stephanie and their children, Trinity, Elijah Jr., and Allah. She is also survived by Mary Yarnall's children, David and his child, Corey Yarnall and her daughter, Kimberly and hus- band Craig Mears and their chil- dren Bethany, William and Caroline. She is also survived by April Garr's daughter Amanda Ternstrom and Ed Gill and their child Aria Elizabeth, as well as many, many relatives and friends. She will be terribly missed by her special pet, Pussy Cat Boy. A celebration of Charlotte's life will be held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 14, at Colerain Baptist Church in Quarryville, Pa. th e B i'. 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