We Remember Those We Have Lost

Angel A. Williams

BISHOPVILLE – Angel A. Williams, 88, of Bishopville, died Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2011 at Nanticoke Memorial Hospital in Seaford.

She was born in Norfolk, Va. and was the daughter of the late Jullian and Isabelle (Britt) Cuffee.

She had worked for Gray Brothers in Bishopville for 40 years as the crew leader and worked the vegetable stand for 30 years.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence Williams in 1998. She is survived by several nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 5 at Hastings Funeral Home in Selbyville where friends may call an hour before the service. Condolences may be sent by visiting www.hastingsfuneralhome.net.

Goldie A. Smallwood

SHOWELL – Goldie A. Smallwood, 90, of Showell, died Sunday, Jan. 30, 2011 at Coastal Hospice at the Lake in Salisbury.

She was born in Williamsville, DE and was the daughter of the late Cordy and Ethel (Cropper) Murray.  

She had been a sales clerk for several retail stores over the years. She was a member of Showell United Methodist Church in Showell.

She is survived by two daughters, Joyce A. Morris of Delmar and Vina S. Bailey and her husband Charlie of Salisbury, and eight grandchildren, Rene Niblett, Dale, Michael and Ed Smallwood, Harry, Richie and Ben Brittingham and Karen Cooper. She is also survived by 11 great grandchildren and 11 great-great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Woodrow W. Smallwood in 1980; a son, W. Robert Smallwood; a brother, Chester Murray; a sister, A. Pearl Townsend; a grandson, Lance Corporal C. Keith Bailey; and one great grandchild.

Funeral services were held at Hastings Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Coastal Hospice, P.O. Box 1733, Salisbury, Md. 21802 or Showell United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 55, Showell, Md. 21862.

Donald E. Genthner
BERLIN – Donald E. Genthner, age 62, died on Jan. 27, 2011 at Delmarva Heart in Salisbury.

He was the son of the late Everett and Edna Genthner. He is survived by his wife Kathleen Genthner, and a son, Jason L. Genthner and his wife Jessica. He is also survived by a brother, James A. Genthner and his wife Debra Jean, and two sisters; Sandra bender and her husband Ralph, and Diane “Debbie” Axtel. He also leaves his dear lab,Grady.

Services were held. Donations in his memory may be made to: Bless Our Children c/o WBOC TV, 1729 N Salisbury Blvd, Salisbury, Md.

Arrangements by Burbage Funeral Home.

John F. Sobkowiak
BERLIN – John F. Sobkowiak, 88, of Ocean City, passed away Sunday, Jan. 30, 2011.
He was born Sept. 3, 1922 to the late John and Michelina Sobkowiak in Staten Island, N.Y.

He worked 39 years for the U.S. Postal Service on trains and in their bulk centers in New York and New Jersey. He served in the Army during WWII in the Philippines and Okinawa during the Korean War. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus, American Legion 166, Polish American Club of Delmarva and the Neighborhood Watch in Montego Bay. He was an active member of St. Luke/St. Andrews Catholic Church.

He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Helen; his sons, Paul and wife Linda of Wallingford, Conn., Robert and wife Janice of East Windsor, N.J.; a daughter, Janice Ann Gordon and husband Thomas of Pittsburgh, Pa.; a sister, Stella Skelson and a brother, Joseph both of Saratoga Springs, N.Y.; six grandsons; a granddaughter Erin of East Windsor, NJ.; and numerous nieces and nephews in various states.

Services were held. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be given to St. Luke Catholic Church, Mortgage Fund, 14401 Sinepuxent Ave., Ocean City, Md. 21842 or Coastal Hospice, P.O. Box 1733, Salisbury, Md. 21802.

Arrangements by Hastings Funeral Home.