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Obituaries Raymond Randolph, worked for Delmarva Raymond Randolph, 69, of rur- al Dagsboro and formerly of Wilmington, died Monday, Dec. 22, 1997, of cancer at home. Mr. Randolph retired from Del- marva Power & Light after 25 years of service and more recently from the Indian River Power Plant as a supervisor. A veteran of the Korean War, he served with the U.S. Navy, and also participated in the Berlin Air- lift. He was a member of the Brandywine Hundred Fire and Rescue Squad in Bellefonte, and a former captain of the Middle Riv- er Volunteer Ambulance and Res- cue in Middle River, Md. He enjoyed restoring and show- ing antique automobiles. He was a member of the Frank- ford Presbyterian Church. He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Mary Lou; a son, Raymond R., of Elko, Nev.; three daugh- ters, Leslie Sylvanus of MiIlsboro, Shelly Castetter of Quarryville, Pa., and Susan Grimes of Severn, Md.; his father, Raymond L. Ran- dolph of Carmichael, Pa.; and two granddaughters. Services were held from the Chapel of Melson Funeral Ser- vices, Frankford, with burial in Gracelawn Memorial Cemetery, New Castle. Arrangements by Melson Funeral Services. Edward Mulholland Jr., worked for Red Star Edward E. Mulholland Jr., 76, of Milford, died Saturday, Dec. 20, 1997, in Harrison House, Georgetown. Mr. Mulholland was a loader for Red Star Trucking Co. in Mil- ford for more than 30 years, retir- ing in 1986. He attended Pilgrim Chapel, near Harrington. He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Army. He is survived by his wife, Mary L.; three sons, Kenneth of New Castle, Donald of Dagsboro and Richard of Milford; four daughters, Brenda Kleber of An- dover, N.J., Patricia Johnson of Millsboro, and Barbara Johnson and Kathy Thompson, both of Milford; a stepson, Wayne Luff of Wilmington; a stepdaughter, Kathleen Chancey of Macon, Ga.; two sisters, Margaret Saxton of Philadelphia and Thelma F. Welsh of San Diego; 12 grandchildren, four step-grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Services were held at McKnatt Funeral Home, Harrington, with burial in Greensboro (Md.) Ceme- tery. Contributions are suggested to the American Heart Association. Herbert P, lictts Jr. regional manager Herbert Patterson Betts Jr., 73, of Rehoboth Beach, died Sunday, Dec. 21, 1997, of heart failure at Beebe Medical Center. Mr. Betts was a regional man- ager for the NCR Corporation in Syracuse, N.Y. for 25 years, retir- ing in 1979. He served in the U.S. Army dur- ing World War II. He was preceded in death by his wife, Janet, in 1989. Mr. Betts is survived by a son, Kip, of Clearwater, Fla.; two daughters, Pamela McCumbers of Laurel and Debra Chase of Bell- more, N.Y.; and five grandchil- dren. A celebration of his life was held at his late residence, with burial private. Contributions are suggested to Beebe Medical Center, Savannah Road, Lewes DE 19958. Arrangements by Parsell Funer- al Homes & Crematorium, Lewes. R. Dale Short, 50-year Mason R. Dale Short, 94, of the Lewes Convalescent Center and formerly of Georgetown, died Sunday, Dec. 14, 1997, of leukemia at the Cen- ter. Mr. Short for many years oper- ated his own farm near George- town. Following this career he de- veloped a mobile home park called "Fish Hooke" in George- town. He was a member of the Franklin Masonic Lodge, where just this month he reached his 50th year of service. Mr. Short also served in the U.S. Army from 1942 to 1944. He was preceded in death by his wife, Leah Joseph Short. He is survived by a stepdaugh- ter, Nancy Grasing of Lewes; four step grandchildren; and two step great-grandchildren. Services were held in the Dodd- Carey Chapel of Parsell Funeral Homes with burial in Georgetown Cemetery. Contributions are suggested to the Georgetown Presbyteri.an Church, N. Bedford St., George- town, DE 19947; or a charity of choice. Arrangements by Parsell Funer- al Services & Crematorium, Georgetown. Robert G. Cox, computer analyst Robert G. Cox, 70, of Rehoboth Beach, died Wednesday, Dec. 17, 1997, of cancer at Beebe Medical Center. Mr. Cox was a computer analyst for the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services for 20 years, re- tiring in 1984. He served in the U.S. Navy. He is survived by his wife of 14 years, Margaret B.; two sons, Robert Pettit of Columbia, Md., and Brian Pettit of Baltimore, Md.; two sisters, Jean Laws of Temple Hills, Md. and Marge Caya of Lanham, Md.; a brother, Donald Cox of Woodbridge, Va.; and two grandchildren. Services were held at Kent Is- land United Methodist Church, Kent Island, Md., with burial pri- vate. CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, December 26 - January 1, 1998 - 23 Contributions are suggested to Delaware Hospice, Southern Di- vision, North DuPont Hwy., Georgetown, DE 19947. Arrangements by Parsell Funer- al Services & Crematorium, Lewes. William R. Toomey, bookkeeper for 46 years William Randolph Toomey, 65, of Millsboro, died Thursday, Dec. 18, 1997, of heart failure in Nanti- coke Memorial Hospital, Seaford. Mr. Toomey was a bookkeeper for Townsends, Inc. poultry plant in Millsboro for the past 46 years. He was also a licensed minister and member of the Life Light Tabernacle of Millsboro for the past 15 years, where he served as elder and head deacon and minis- tered to the sick in local hospitals. He is survived by a brother, Gerald T., of Boyertown, two aunts, Ann Taylor and Carrie Tru- itt, both of Millsboro; three nieces, Cynthia, Brenda and Sharon; five great nieces and a great nephew. Services were held in the Chapel of Melson Funeral Ser- vices, Long Neck, with burial in the Millsboro Cemetery. Arrangements by Melson Fu- neral Services. 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