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Obituaries Richard A. Peters, aeronautical engineer Richard A. Peters, 68, of Hen- lopen Acres, died Saturday, Dec. 13, 1997, of acute myocardial in- farction at Beebe Medical Center, Lewes. Mr. Peters was an aeronautical and aerospace engineer, and served as'a 747 captain for Pan American World Airlines for 32 years. He was a Lt. Col. in the U.S. Marine Corps and Reserves for 38 years, and served aboard the aircraft carrier U.S.S. Wright flying single-engine fighter air craft. He was a veteran of the Ko- rean War. Mr. Peters, a life member of the NRA, was interested in electron- ics, riflery and auto mechanics. He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Mignon M. Peters; three sons, Thomas of Jupiter, Fla., Daniel and his wife Leilani, of Haleiwa, Hawaii, and John of Re- hoboth Beach; three daughters, Jean Kenton and her husband, Herb, of Lewes, Elizabeth Barry and her husband, Kevin, of New Paltz, N.Y., and Kathryn Peters of New Paltz; and five grandchil- dren. Services were held at Westmin- ster Presbyterian Church, Re- hoboth Beach, with burial private. Contributions are suggested to the Rehoboth Beach Volunteer Fixe Departme:nt & Ambu!ane., ' Rehoboth Avenue',:Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971 or Westminster Presbyterian Church. Arrauge- ments by Parsell Funeral Homes & Crematorium. Charles Clinton Denny, plant manager Charles Clinton Denny, 65, of Wye Mills, Md., died Sunday, Dec. 14, 1997, in Beebe Medical 21230. Helen Marie Donovan, Legion member Helen Marie Donovan, 73, of Lewes, died Sunday, Dec. 14, 1997, at Harbor Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, Lewes. Mrs Donovan, a homemaker. She was a member of the Ameri- can Legion Post 17 Auxiliary. " - she left nursing to pursue a re- She i s survivedby  husband warding career as a wife and of 51 years, Walter L; a nephew;: _ mother. Mrs. Ricker enjoyed James Warrington of Fort Laud- camping, bike riding, watching erdale, Fla.; two nieces, Patricia Eakle of Lewes and Helen Boudreaux of Fort Lauderdale; a brother-in-law, Ronald Donovan of Lewes; and sister-in-law, Pat Donovan of Lewes. Services were held in Atkins- Lodge Chapel of Parsell Funeral Services, Lewes, with burial in Henlopen Memorial Parkl Milton. John W. Bishop, Pearl Harbor survivor John W. Bishop, 73, of Lewes, died Monday, Dec. 13, 1997, of heart failure at Beebe Medical Center, Lewes. Mr. Bishop was a self-em- ployed barber and was employed at Beebe Medical Center for 41 years, serving in various capaci- ties, including laboratory techni- cian, x-ray technician, biomedical technician and inhalation thera- pist, retiring in 1987. He was a veteran of World War H, serving in the U.S. Navy. He was a sur- vivor of the attack on Pearl Har- bor. He was a memberof St. P ter's ElfiSe0Pal Church., lewes. A memorial service was held from the Chapel of Melson Funer- al Services, Long Neck, with bur- ial private. Arrangements by Mel- son Funeral Services, Long Neck. Dec. 10,. 1997, after a 12-and-a- half year battle with cancer, in Johns Hopkins Hospital, Balti- more. Mrs. Ricker graduated from the University of Delaware in 1977 with a bachelor's degree in nurs- ing. She was a registered nurse, working for Milford Memorial Hospital from 1977 to t982 when Hazel Hurd Brumund, former resort resident Hazel Hurd Brumund, 73, of Chesapeake, Va., died Friday, Dec. 12, 1997, in Chesapeake. her children play sports and going to the beach. She also volunteered for the Heart, Lung and Cancer Societies. She was an active mem- ber of Grace United Methodist Church and the Young Adult" Sun- day School class. She is survived by her husband of 19-and-a-half-years, Chuck Ricker; two daughters Erin C. and Melissa S., both at home; and a son, Kyle R., at home; her parents, Vincent and Ruth Sears Sr. of Georgetown; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Kathy and Jim Robbins and Linda and Gary Tonge, all of Georgetown; a CAPE GAZEq[WE, Friday, December 19 - December 25, 1997 - 29 brother and sister-in-law, Joe and Bob and Teresa Ricker, of Katrina Sears of Georgetown; Georgetown, and Marjorie and three brothers-in-law and their Stanton Adkins of Millsboro; wives, Jake and Donna Rieker and Continued on page 33 NEW KITCHENS Quality Design & Installation For Kitchens & Baths FINANCING AVAILABLE 2 YEARS 644-9006 EXPERIENCE RT24 JUSTOFF RT I AT FAMILY DOLLAR MALL Get away from the glitz and into the ... Holy Eucharist - Saturday Evenings at 5:30 P.M. Genesis the Episcopal Church on Long Neck Road 2 Seafarers Center across from the Crab Barn Restaurant Come as you are (children, too) Coffee Hour 945-4020 ii Center, Lewes. Mrs. Brumund lived in Re- . " ,' , ' ,' '_ ' Mr. Denny was a farmer for 25 hoboth Beach from 1942 to 1990.  ' ' ' ' " ' ' ' ''   '   Ii years. He was later emp|oyed by She was preceded in deathhy  " | S.E.W..Ffiel as a night plant man- her husband,Harold W. sr. ,,.  . ,., 4, , , 4 . ager for 33 years, retiringitiq994. : S hei,survivedbyasrn, Haroldom [} " Please .. Mr. Denny wasan active mere- "Butch Jr. of Chesapeake; twm t - ' 3oin Us At i " r   ' ber in the Wye Mills United - sisters, Mary Me tzner of Milford  M etb'odist Church, auritan _  and Marie Jenkins 9fSdfer, La.: Sr00SBE BArrtST. CHURCH IIM, ![ -'aber and served as zone guy," three brbthers, Leoriard, Hnrd of - ttl ..  For Our First Christmas Eve  lr0000lkJ emor of that organization for two Lewes, Howard Hurd of Sulfer separate terms. He was also a past and Charles Hurd of Lewis;two . Candle Light Service At 7:110 p.m., .... -' - president and treasurer of his Ru- grandchildren,'H. Paul Brumund ""!.1  DeCember 2,1, 1997. Together we Will . . ritan chapter. Chesapeake, and he was a member of the Queen Anne's County Farm Bureau. He is survived by his wife, Pa- tricia; two sons, Clinton and John M., both of Wye Mills; a brother, Fisk Denny of Broadkill Beach and a sister:Edith Fresh of Freder- ick, Md. Services were held at the Fel- lows, Helfenbein & Newnam Fu- neral Home, Centreville, Md., vdth burial in Woodlawn Memori- al Park, Easton. Contributions are suggested to the Wye Mills United Methodist Church, 18684 Queen Anne Hwy., Wye Mills, MD 21679, or to the Salvation Army, 2700 Pat- apsco Ave., Baltimore, MD and his wife, Lynne, of Chesa- peake and Sherry D. Grahek and her husband, Todd, of Chesa- peake; six grandchildren, John, Michael, Valerie, Brett and Bai- ley; and a special sister-in-law, Martha Huson of South Plainfield, N.J. Graveside services were held at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens. Contributions are suggested to the National Kidney Foundation of Virginia, 291 Independence Blvd., Pembroke 4, Suite 232, Virginia Beach, VA 23462. Susan Margaret Ricker, former nurse Susan Margaret Ricker, 43, of Georgetown, died Wednesday, Offer our praise to God in song; Open our hearts To hear His message; Obey His Word as we follow His plan for remembering Him. We will conclude the service By the lighting of each others candles. Until our building is Completed we are continuing to meet at the Lewes Senior Center, At 310 Nassau Rd., Going North on Hwy. # 1, before going over the Nassau Bridge, take the last left, then a hard right almost like a [o,'....,j :_=- frontage road, "'=" 1 Senior Center will be on right before entering Nassau Park. 645-1181