Allan L. Lee

Allan L. Lee of Frankford, DE passed away on Monday, June 24, 2013. He was 77 years old.
Mr. Lee was born in Leal, North Dakota on February 9, 1936 to the late Alvin and Clara Grindahl Lee. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a sister, Glenice Robison and two brothers, Dwayne and Carlton Lee.
Allan married Shirley Ann Newheiser in Valley City, ND in 1977. He was the Vice President of Arcal Chemicals in Seat Pleasant, MD for 27 years. He was a member of American Legion Post 24 in Dagsboro, DE and was a sponsor of the Vietnam War Memorial, and served in the US Marine Corps proudly. He loved camping and the outdoors and was skilled in ceramics. He liked boats and sports. He was a very kind and sweet person, but also still knew how to be a Marine and when needed could be stern and disciplined. He was very good to all, a loving father and grandfather.
He is survived by his wife, Shirley and his children: Charles Allan Lee, and wife Lisa, of Dunkirk, MD; Angela Lee DiCarlo, and husband Jimmy, of Port Republic, MD; Karen Ann Blades, and husband Dennis, of Frankford, DE; and Jeffrey Lynn Schellin, and wife Marisa, of Dunkirk, MD. He is also survived by a sister, Marion Boswell, of Ellicott City, MD and a brother: Ordean Lee, of Fargo, ND. In addition, he has nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren, plus one on the way, along with extended family members and friends.
A Memorial Service and Celebration of his Life will be held at the Millville United Methodist Church, 407 Atlantic Avenue, Millville, DE on Monday, July 1st, at 12:30 PM. The Rev. Donald Schell will officiate. Interment follows at 2:00 PM at the Delaware Veteran’s Memorial Cemetery in Millsboro, DE with the conferring of Military Honors. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to the Delaware Hospice, 100 Patriot Way, Milford, DE 19963, or to the American Cancer Society, PO Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718.
Letters of condolence may be emailed via www.watsonfh.com