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Best, Dorothy Lee  
Millsboro - Mrs. Dorothy Lee Best "Dottie" passed away peacefully after a long illness on Wed., Mar. 25, 2015. A funeral service will be held at 1:00 P.M. on Wed., Apr. 1, 2015 at the Watson Funeral Home, 211 S. Washington St., Millsboro, DE 19966, where friends may call after 12:00 P.M. Burial will follow at the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery where she will be laid to rest with her husband. Flowers are welcome or donations in Dottie's memory can be made to Season's Hospice, 220 Continental Drive, Newark, DE 19713. Letters of condolence may be emailed via www.watsonfh.com
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Cordrey, Robert  
Thomas, 81 MILFORD - Robert ("Bob","Bobby") Cordrey, 81, formerly of Garnet Valley, Pa., passed away at the Delaware Veterans Home in Milford on Mar. 16, 2015. A Memorial Service will be held in celebration of Bob's life on May 2, 2015 at Covenant Fellowship Church, One Fellowship Drive, Glen Mills, Pa., 19342. Visitation of the family will begin at 11:00 A.M. followed by the service at noon with a luncheon to follow. Directions to the church may be obtained by calling 610-361-0606. Burial will be private.
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Gilmore, Robert F. "Geef"  
Smyrna - Robert "Geef" F. Gilmore also of Stonington, Conn. and passed away unexpectedly, Mon., Mar. 23, 2015. Born in Westerly, RI, Bob was the son of the late Francis and Stella (Buba) Gilmore and lived in Stonington since 1990. Bob was a graduate of the Stonington High School Class of 1951 and Lehigh University in 1955. Bob was a highly successful athlete in both high school and college. Bob's efforts on the football and baseball fields, as well as the basketball court, brought him endless joy. In 2005, Bob was inducted into the Stonington High School Athletics Hall of Fame. In 1956, Bob enlisted in the United States Air Force where he spent the next 20 years earning the rank of Major. On Feb. 8, 1968, Bob was cited for "heroic efforts while assisting in the delivery of much needed supplies to the United States Marines at Khe Sanh, Vietnam." Bob's efforts in this mission resulted in his selection for the Distinguished Flying Cross. Bob retired in 1976, becoming an ROTC Instructor at Lincoln and Middletown High Schools. In addition, Bob shared his love and knowledge of baseball through coaching. The Citadel, Middletown High School, United States Coast Guard Academy, and POLYTECH High School all benefited from his service as an assistant coach. Bob was married on Nov. 15, 1975 in Goldsboro, N.C. to Dorothy Jean (Snavely) Gilmore. Sadly, she passed away on Mar. 14, 2015 due to complications of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), more commonly known as "Lou Gehrig's disease." Bob loved traveling and considered it his favorite hobby. His travels frequently took him to Europe and numerous exotic locations. Bob and his wife especially loved Hawaii, where they would spend long winter breaks lounging on the beach. Bob shared his passion for travel with his grandchildren taking them on numerous trips to Hawaii as well as Disney World. He is survived by Bobby (son); Susan (daughter-in-law); and Christopher and Thomas Gilmore (grandsons). Bob's family will receive friends Tues., Mar. 31, 2015 from 10-11 a.m. followed by a service at 11:00 a.m. at the Mystic Funeral Home, Route 1, Mystic, Conn. Burial will follow with military honors at the Elm Grove Cemetery Route 27 Mystic, Conn. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project http://www.woundedwarriorproject.org
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Gorman, Charles E.  
Dover - Charles E. Gorman, Sr. passed away peacefully on Wed., Mar. 25, 2015 at Westminster Village, Dover. All services are private and held at the convenience of the family. To send an online condolence please visit www.nicholsgilmore.com
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Hoover, Diane  
Greensboro, MD. - Diane Hoover passed away Mar. 26, 2015. A funeral service will be 8:00 P.M., Mon., Mar. 30th, at Fleegle & Helfenbein Funeral Home, where visitation hours are from 7:00 to 8:00 P.M. To offer condolences and share memories please visit www.fleegleandhelfenbein.com
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Jackson, Wilmer Wilson  
Greensboro - Wilmer Wilson Jackson passed away on Thursday, March 26, 2015 at Bayhealth Medical Center, Dover surrounded by his family. He was born on July 23, 1923 in Goldsboro to the late Courtland and Ethel Quillen Jackson. Mr. Jackson was a 1939 graduate of Greensboro High School. He married his wife the former Elnora Bishop on June 14, 1962. Mr. Jackson had worked for Greensboro Packers for many years, operated his own grocery store and was an insurance agent for Equitable Life Insurance Company. He had been a coach for the local Little League and enjoyed gardening. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his son, Kenneth Jackson; brother, Robert Jackson; and sister, Ethelyn Hughes. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Elnora Jackson; son, Gary Jackson and wife, Decca of Spring, Texas; daughters, Karen Richter and husband, Tim, of Goldsboro and Kimberly Wooters and husband, Alfred, of Denton; six grandchildren, Lynn Whelan, Jason Richter, Amy Richter, Hannah Whelan, Gary Jackson, Jr. and Danny Jackson, and five great-grandchildren. A funeral service for Mr. Jackson will be on Wednesday, April 1, at 11:00 a.m. at the Fleegle & Helfenbein Funeral Home, Greensboro. A visitation will be on Tuesday evening from 7:00 to 9:00 in the funeral home. Burial will be in the Greensboro Cemetery following the service. To offer condolences or share memories please visit www.fleegleandhelfenbein.com
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Jordan, N. Judith  
FELTON - N. Judith Jordan passed away on March 28, 2015. Mrs. Jordan enjoyed art, crochet, gardening, cooking, horseback riding and family. Funeral services and interment will be private and at the convenience of the family. Online condolences may be made via www.pippinfuneralhome.com
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Quent, Ronald K. "Ron"  
Milford - Ronald K. "Ron" Quent passed away on Friday, March 27, 2015 at home. He was born in Buffalo, N.Y., the son of the late Frank and Helen Wiatrowska Quent. In addition to his parent's he was preceded in death by his brother Edward. Ron was a US Veteran serving in the US Army in Vietnam. He worked for the automotive industry for most of his life. He enjoyed watching Baltimore Orioles, playing cards and cruises. Ron is survived by his loving wife of 19 years, Jeannie, who was always at his side. Also, four daughters, Heather and husband, Drew Turnbow, Cheryl, Wendy and husband, Chris Derby and , Stephany and husband, Michael Barker; a sister, Lucille; and loving grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at 11:30 a.m. in the Chapel of Berry Short Funeral home, 119 NW Front St., Milford, De, where friends may call from 10:30 to 11:30 for a viewing. Interment will be De Veterans Cemetery, Millsboro, Delaware.
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Thompson, Arthur L.  
LINCOLN - Arthur L. Thompson went home to be with his Lord on Mar. 26, 2015. Born on Jul. 3, 1934 in Philadelphia, Pa., the son of William B Sr. and Estella (Hoffman) Thompson. He attended Olney High School in Philadelphia. Art was in the U.S. Army Transportation Corp from 1955 to 1957. He received his Honorable Discharge in 1963 after completing a reserve obligation. He married Emma Jane VanBlargan in 1960. He and his wife both grew up in Philadelphia. They were both members of the same church, Messiah Lutheran. They moved to Delaware in 1960. Art worked thirty years in transportation, seven years as a driver and twenty three years in training and supervision. He was employed as Instructor/Dept Ch. At Delaware Technical & Community College where he taught Truck Driver Training. In 1973 he received the Delaware Motor Transport Association Citation for Meritorious Service Award. In addition to is career in transportation both he and his wife, Emma Jane, were in full time Christian service for ten years. They were in home missions with C.L.C, International and had their own ministry, Bethel Ministries, and supported Mailbox Bible Club. He was also a member of The Fellowship of Christian Magicians for many years. He and his wife loved traveling. They traveled through the contiguous 48 states, Alaska and all the Canadian provinces. Besides his parents he was preceded in death by two brothers; William Jr. and Wesley Thompson. Art is survived by his wife of 55 years, Emma Jane; two children and their spouses Wendy and Wayne O"Connell of Lincoln and Lee and Michele Thompson of Laurel; and seven grandchildren. Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. on Mon., Mar. 30, 2015 at Atlanta Road Alliance Church, 22625 Atlanta Road, Seaford, DE 19973. Calling hour will be from noon to 1 p.m. Interment will be held at St. Johnstown Cemetery in Greenwood In lieu of flowers donations may be made to: The Mailbox Club, 404 Eager Road, Valdosta, GA 31602-1399. Arrangements by Fleischauer Funeral Home, Greenwood.
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Voshell, George Everett  
Camden - George Everett Voshell, Sr. entered into restful peace, Wed., Mar. 25, 2015, in his home, surrounded by his loving family. George was born Jul. 18, 1935, to the late, Milton & Sadie Voshell, the first of four children. George worked for Diamond State Telephone Company, from 1953-1989. After retiring from there, he became a founding member of Paragon Contracting, Inc., with his two sons, George & Mike. He was a Sgt. First Class with the Delaware National Guard; member of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxilliary; is a former Mayor of Camden; and served as president of the Camden-Wyoming Little League. George was a proud member of the Camden-Wyoming Lions Club for 40 years, holding several board positions including president & Board Member emeritus. He received many awards over the years, including the Melvin Jones Fellow Award. In addition to his parents, George is preceded in death by a sister, Frances Sampson. George is survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Marjorie(Weeks) Voshell; three children, George E. Voshell, Jr., & his wife, Mary, of Viola; Michael Voshell & his wife, Sharon, of Magnolia; and Deborah Bryer, of St.Cloud, Minn.; a brother, Philip Voshell & his wife, Joan, of Smyrna; and a sister, Mary Ellen DeBenedictis of Clayton; and six grandchildren, Zack Bryer, of Huntington Beach, Calif.; Marisa Bryer, of Minneapolis, Minn.; Alex & Emily Voshell, of Viola; Ryan Voshell & his wife, Meridith, of Atlanta, Ga.; and Eric Voshell of Magnolia. Funeral Services will be held 1:00 p.m., Mon., Mar. 30, 2015, in Pippin Funeral Home, Inc., 119 West Camden-Wyoming Ave., Wyoming, DE; where family and friends may view from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Burial will follow in Odd Fellows Cemetery, Camden. Contributions may be made in his memory to the Camden-Wyoming Delaware Lions Club Foundation, P.O.Box 246, Camden, DE 19934 or to the Camden-Wyoming Fire Company Ambulance Fund, 200 East Camden-Wyoming Ave., Camden, DE 19934. Condolences may be sent via: www.pippinfuneralhome.com
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