January 31, 2007
On January 22, 2007, ROSA ABRAMS. Friends may call at the family owned MARCH FUNERAL HOME WEST, INC., 4300 Wabash Avenue, on Wednesday after 9, where the family will receive friends on Thursday at 11:30, followed by funeral services at 12. In lieu of flowers, donations to Delaware Kidney Fund, 1100 Lovering Avenue, Wilmington, De 19806 and the American Diabetes Assoc., DE Affiliate, 110 S. French Street, Wilmington, De 19801.
January 7, 2007
`Invention Convention' If your kids love to build things, fix things or figure out how things work, then they are sure to get a charge out of Hagley's Invention Convention in Wilmington, Del. This year's convention takes place at the Hagley Museum and Library on Saturday and Jan. 14 and 15, and features three days of fun and educational and interactive activities. Young visitors can learn about the invention process by creating their own new gadget. Provided with all supplies, they can produce something unique that fills a need.
May 23, 2006
DOROTHY A. MCCOLGAN, 82, of Severn, Maryland, formerly of Wilmington, died on Saturday, May 20, 2006. She was homemaker and a former member of St. John the Beloved. Her husband, James, and her great-granddaughter Zoe, preceded her in death. She is survived by three children; daughter Grace Di Rocco and son Michael, both of Maryland, and a son James of California. She is also survived by two sisters; Norma Young of Wilmington, and Idella Rogers of Lewes, five grandchildren; Amy, Joel, Roxie, Mickey, and Leslie, and two great grandchildren; Rocco and Sophia.
March 31, 2006
CAROL JANE HOLDEN OOSTERWYK, of Wilmington, NC, died Wednesday, March 29, 2006 at Lower Cape Fear Hospice Care Center. She was born in Wilmington, NC, January 23, 1938 the daughter of the late Roderick Hannibel and Mary Jane Richardson Holden of Holden Beach. Mrs. Oosterwyk's love for people led her to give back to her community in many ways. She was the church organist at Bethany Presbyterian Church for 15 years. It was there that she met her husband of 49 years. She taught piano, was a member of the Jaycette's and PTA. Carol's mother founded Camp Pretty Pond and inspired Carol to give many years as a Girl Scout leader.
March 30, 2006
SYLVIA FREEMAN PANITZ died March 29, 2006 after a short illness. Sylvia was born in Baltimore, MD. She graduated from Forest Park High School and received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Maryland. She taught in the Baltimore City public schools for a short time until she married Bernard Panitz and moved to Wilmington, DE. She taught briefly in Wilmington until she left to raise a family. She was very active in the Parent Teacher groups at the various schools and was secretary of the Hanby Jr. High PTA. She was secretary of the Adas Kodesch Shel Emeth Sisterhood.
March 20, 2006
On Thursday, March 16, 2006, JANE HOWARD SCARBOROUGH, 85, of Wilmington, DE. Born Norhteast, MD, Mrs. Scarborough was the daughter of the late John and Bess Howard. She was a professional dancer, studying ballet, Spanish dancing, tap and ballroom dancing. Early in her career, she performed extensively, but later left the show business to preside over a large ballet school in Bel Air, MD where she taught 13 years. In 1965, she moved to Wilmington and opened "Ecole de Ballet" - a small selective school where all students received individual attention in the art of classical ballet.
March 17, 2006
Minneapolis Regional Wis.-Milwaukee 82 Oklahoma 74 Boston College 88 Pacific (2 OT) 76 Washington Regional Tennessee 63 Winthrop 61 Atlanta Regional George Washington 88 UNC Wilmington (OT) 85 Texas A&M 66 Syracuse 58 Oakland Regional Indiana 87 San Diego State 83 Alabama 90 Marquette 85
March 17, 2006
GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Down by 18 points with less than 11 minutes remaining last night, George Washington didn't blink. Wiping out a double-digit deficit for the fifth time this season, the eighth-seeded Colonials scored 19 straight and overcame North Carolina Wilmington in overtime, 88-85, in a first-round game in the Atlanta Regional. Omar Williams, in transition, scored what turned out to be the winning points for the Colonials with 1:02 left in overtime. Carl Elliott, who could have won it in regulation at the line, made two of four free throws in the final 26 seconds to hold off the Seahawks.
February 15, 2006
ALMA B. HANDELMAN, age 82, of Reisterstown, formerly of Wilmington, DE, died February 13, 2006 in Wilmington, she had been a member of Cong. Beth Shalom and its sisterhood, Deborah Heart & Lung Foundation, Jewish Community Center, Volunteer at the Gift Shop of the A.I. du Pont Hospital for Children and the Jewish Historical Society. She is survived by her son, Fred A. Handelman of Reisterstown; grandchildren, Lisa Berman, Tom Handelman and Marcie Cooke; two nieces and a nephew. Graveside services are Thursday in Wilmington.
February 9, 2006
CHARLES R. BARKER, age 86, of Wilmington, died January 31, 2006 at St. Francis Hospital. Mr. Barker was born in Baltimore and was a World War II Veteran serving as Regimental Sergeant Major (Master Sergeant) in the European Theater. He was with the Du Pont Company for 35 years and retired in 1981 as a Physical Distribution Analyst. He enjoyed golf, dancing and working on cars and was a member of the Post Cana Organization for widowed people. Helen (nee Kuhn), his devoted wife of 42 years, died in 1989.