She is also survived by several nieces and nephews. Becky was loved by many and will be sorely missed by all of her family and friends. and his son, David Wage and wife Pam of Simpsonville, S. He is also survived by his sisters, Blanche Hitchens of Laurel and Ida Ponton of St. Arrangements are in the care of Hannigan, Short, Disharoon Funeral Home, Laurel. He built or rebuilt homes, cars, campers, lawnmowers, and telescopes. Deiter Jr.; grandchildren, Joseph, Anthony, Ashley, Courtney, Johnny III, Brendan, Haley, Cameron, Juliana, and Baby Lewis; two great-grandsons, Braden and Devin; numerous nieces and nephews; and many other children that recognized him as ‘Pe Pa’. He also became a pastor and evangelist ministering in local churches, prisons and various teen challenge centers throughout Delaware, Maryland and Virginia.In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Pauline Winters; a sister-in-law, Virginia Layfield; and brothers-in-law, John Winters and Bruce Truitt. Petersburg, Fla.; his brother-in-law, Frank Wolf of Stockton, Md.; and many nieces and nephews. In retirement he designed and built a house in Adolphus, Ky., from the ground up with no detail left untouched by his hand. 11, at Seaford Presbyterian Church, 701 Bridgeville Hwy., Seaford. John loved hunting, camping, fishing, traveling, and enjoyed playing poker at the Poker Club. Wayne would witness to anyone that would listen (and to some that refused) about Jesus Christ and helped lead hundreds and hundreds of people to the Lord.She will be remembered for her kind heart, selfless giving, and her undying love for her husband and family.
Together they touched thousands of people everywhere they went.
They had their 50th wedding anniversary in Israel, where Pastor John Hobbs remarried them in the Upper Room.
He was also an active member of the Laurel Alumni Association for many years and served as president from 2008 to 2009. 3, 2017, at her home surrounded by her loving family. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in memory of Ruth Ann to Delaware Hospice, 100 Patriots Way, Milford, DE 19963, or Faith Baptist Church, 1207 E. Rebecca ‘Becky’ Catesby Schellenger -- Rebecca “Becky” Catesby Schellenger, 59, of Georgetown, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. Becky was born in Bridgeville and grew up at 113 Delaware Ave., just down the street from her grandparents, Bill and Rebecca Ferguson. Jim spent the majority of his career working for GMAC in Maryland, Florida, Colorado and Tennessee.
He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Faye Moore Collins; a daughter, Susan Collins; a son, Keith Collins; a granddaughter, Addison Collins; and a brother, George Collins. She was born and raised in Delmar, a daughter of the late William R. Ruth Ann graduated from Delmar High School with the class of 1955. She graduated from Woodbridge High School in 1975 and attended Wesley College in Dover. Over the years Becky worked in the restaurant industry; as a florist; in insurance sales; and eventually found her calling caring for dogs. He later worked at First American Bank in Tennessee. In his early years, he worked at Bunting Auto Supply and the Diamond Theater, both in Selbyville.
In her younger days, she worked at Sears and Roebuck in Seaford before going back to school to fulfill her dreams of becoming a nurse. Becky then spent a year working in Florida before returning to the Rehoboth-Lewes area, eventually building a home on Johnson Road near Indian Mission where she met her late husband, Harry Schellenger of Lewes. In 2006, she started and managed an instantly popular cageless boarding facility at her home known as The Good Dog Inn. Williams St., Bridgeville, where friends may call from 10 to 11. Arrangements are in the care of Parsell Funeral Homes & Crematorium, Hardesty Chapel, Bridgeville. “Jim” Wage, 87, of Seaford, passed away on Monday, Oct. Throughout his life, Jim always had a project going. He graduated from Johns Hopkins University with a bachelor’s degree in finance in 1972. on May 26, 1941, son of the late Jesse Hitchens and Phyllis (Mc Donald) Hitchens.
After earning her degree as an RN, she worked many years at Deer’s Head Center until her retirement. She loved to travel and, with her husband, Don they were fortunate enough to visit all 50 states. The business continues to be successful today under the ownership and direction of Becky’s longtime friend, Crystal Choplick. She and close friends, Molly Lewis and Kim Ray spent countless hours riding their horses along the ditch banks and field edges just west of Bridgeville. Please visit Becky’s life memorial webpage and sign her online guestbook at He built or rebuilt homes, cars, campers, lawnmowers, and telescopes. Jim spent the majority of his career working for GMAC in Maryland, Florida, Colorado and Tennessee. Hitchens, 76, of Millsboro, and formerly of Clarksville and Seaford, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, Oct. Wayne proudly served his country in the United States Air Force from 1961-1965 during the Vietnam War.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from to 8 p.m. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sisters, Elizabeth Phillips, Mary Quesenberry, and Agnes Wolf and his brother, William Wage. He often used his talents and volunteered his time to help relatives, friends, and others. Wage is survived by his wife of 50 years, Virginia Wage; his daughter, Kathleen Wage of Springfield, Va. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Delaware Food Bank, the American Red Cross, or Toys for Tots. He was a family man who was known for picnics, reunions, or whatever excuse for getting the family together. He was a member of the Father’s House church in Frankford. He loved to cook but he also loved to dine out; it didn’t really matter as long as the food tasted good..if it didn’t, believe me he would tell you! 6, at the Frankford Chapel of Melson Funeral Services, 43 Thatcher St., Frankford, followed by the funeral service at 1 p.m.
and his son, David Wage and wife Pam of Simpsonville, S. He is also survived by his sisters, Blanche Hitchens of Laurel and Ida Ponton of St. Arrangements are in the care of Hannigan, Short, Disharoon Funeral Home, Laurel. J., to the late Sidney and Dorothy (Rassbach) Deiter. He was also known by his motto, ‘work hard, play hard.’ In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sisters, Joan Basenese and Dorothy Ann Duff. He was an avid Baltimore Orioles fan…he LOVED baseball! Wayne is survived by his daughter, Stacey Howell and her husband John of Bridgeville; two grandsons, Jaden and Kohlden Howell; a brother, Pete Hitchens and his wife Mary of Harrington; and a sister, Anita Willoughby and her husband Richard of Choptank, Md. Interment will be held at the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Millsboro.
Her giving heart would prompt her to clean out her refrigerator and freezer at least once a month to help someone in need.
She and her husband were a great team, he would do all the heavy lifting, hauling, building, and pouring of concrete and brick laying to help a needy family.
Her legacy will live on as an incredible wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother whose shoes we will never be able to fill.