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Obituaries Continued from page 23 Paul Morris Maxwell, retired carpenter Paul Morris Maxwell, 90, of Newark, died Tuesday, Dec. 16, 1997, at his daughter's residence, where he had lived since last spring. Mr. Maxwell was a graduate of Goldey Beacom College. He was a residential and commercial car- penter, and had worked as a fore- man for DiSabatino and Raniere General Contractors for 15 years. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was a member of the Newark United Methodist Church for 60 years. He is survived by his wife, Ver- na E. of Newark; a daughter, Car- olyn E. Garwood of Lewes; a brother, Joseph R., of Newark; a granddaughter and two great- granddaughters. Services were held at Newark United Methodist Church, with burial private. Contributions may be made to Newark United Methodist Church, 69 E. Main Street, Newark, DE 19971, or to South- ern Delaware Hospice, 600 N. DuPont Highway, Georgetown, DE 19947. Helen F. B. Innocenti, Cape district nurse Helen F. Bryan Innocenti, 86, of Lewes, died Thursday, Dec. 18, 1997, of complications of Alzheimer's disease at Lewes Convalescent Center. Mrs. Innocenti was a registered nurse for the Cape Henlopen School district for 25 years, retir- ing in 1973. She graduated from Beebe Hospital School of Nursing in 1932, and had additional nurs- ing education at the University of Delaware; the University of Penn- sylvania; and St. Elizabeth's Hos- pital, Washington, D.C. Mrs. In- nocenti was the sponsor of the Fu- ture Nurses Club at the high school, and was instrumental in overseeing the provisions for needy students while serving as school nurse. Prior to working in the school district, she served as a private nurse, and performed gen- eral duty nursing at Beebe Hospi- tal during the 1930s and 40s. She also served as nursing arts instruc- tor at Beebe School of Nursing. She was a charter member of the DeVries Business and Profes- sional Womens Club in Lewes for 40 years, serving in various capac- ities, including treasurer. She was a 50-year member of Unity Chapter 16, Order of the Eastern Star. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Virden Bryan, in 1962, and by her second hus- band, Louis Innocenti, in 1974. She is survived by three sisters, Mary Sipple of Milford, Nellie Withoff of Bemidji, Minn., and Ruth Hall of Bishopville, Md.; two brothers, Joseph H. Fisher of Wilmington and John Fisher of Berlin, Md., and a foster grand- son, Scott Gordy, of Lewes. Services were held at the Atkins-Lodge Chapel of Parsell Funeral Homes & Crematorium, with burial in Bethel United Methodist Church, Lewes. Contributions are suggested to Bethel United Methodist Church, W. 4th St., Lewes, DE 19958. Arrangements by Parsell Funer- al Homes & Crematorium, Lewes. Ralph P. Barwick, Associate dean at UD Ralph P. Barwick, 71, of Lewes, died Thursday, Dec. 18, 1997, of cancer at Beebe Medical Center. Dr. Barwick was Associate Dean of Agriculture at the Univer- sity of Delaware for 31 years, re- tiring in 1986. He received a Doc- torate of Education from Penn State University in 1965 and was a member of Phi Kappa Tau Fra- ternity and Alpha Zeta Honorary Fraternity. He was a member of the Agricultural Alumni Organi- zation at the University of Delaware. He was a member of Bethel United Methodist Church, Lewes. Dr. Barwick was an avid fisherman. He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Callista M.; two sons, James of Orlando, Fla. and John of Lewes; a daughter, Patricia B. DeBoda of Newark; and seven grandchildren. Services were held at Bethel United Methodist Church, Lewes, with burial in St. Peter's Ceme- tery, Lewes. Contributions are suggested to Delaware Hospice, Southern Di- vision, North Dupont Hwy., Georgetown, DE 19947; or Bethel United Methodist Church, 4th and Market Sts., Lewes, DE 19958. Arrangements by Parsell Funer- al Homes & Crematorium. A. Paulette Derrickson, director of admissions A. Paulette Derrickson, 46, of Sandy Beach, Dagsboro, died of respiratory failure at Beebe Med- ical Center in Lewes on Sunday, Dec. 21, 1997. Mrs. Derrickson was born in Crisfield, Md., the daughter of the late Robert A. Evans and Adri- enne Bright Evans. She was a graduate of Delaware Tech in Georgetown and a director of ad- missions at Harrison House in Georgetown for the past eight years. She has been employed in health care all of her working life and worked for many years at the Methodist Manor House in Seaford, where she was the office manager. She loved antiques and col- lectibles and her hobby was col- lecting and trading antique cos- tume jewelry. She was a devoted wife and mother and loved very dearly by all of her family and friends. She is survived by her husband, M. Lee Derrickson; two sons, Jamie Raymond of Altamonte Springs, Fla. and Brad L. Derrick- CAJEE GAZETTE, dday, December 26,- JanuarF1,.L99. 25, son at home; her brother, Robert C. Evans of Seaford. Funeral services were held at the Chapel of Melson Funeral Ser- vices, Frankford, with burial in St. George's Cemetery, Clarksville. Subscribe to the Cape Gazette Call 645-7700 today! ishing you and yours the very best of everything during this holiday season. he year has flown by all too quickly. That's why we want to take a moment to thank the friends we have served this year. Best Wishes for the New Year! From Your friends at MIDWAY SUPPLY "As Your Friend & Neighbor, I Look Forward To The Opportunity To Finding You The Best Car For The Best Price." Herb Burbage of i i.g. 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