Milton Van Leer Lord Sr., 69, of 801 Marion Ave., Bellefonte, died yesterday at Memorial Division after a short illness.
Born in Seaford, Mr. Lord lived in Bellefonte for over 20 years. He was an automobile mechanic and operated a garage at 44th and Market Sts. until 1946 when he bought and developed Woodland Beach. Upon his retirement in 1959, he sold the property to the state. He was a veteran of World War I.
He is survived by his wife, Edna Springer Lord; a son, Milton V. Jr. of Bellefonte; three daughters, Mrs. Ruth Simmons of Penn Acres, Mrs. Jean H. Leipold of Alban Park, and Mrs. Frances M. Marshall of Leipsic; his mother, Mrs. Hattie Devine of Wilmington, and 10 grandchildren.
Services will be Friday afternoon at 2 at the John C. Hirzel Funeral Home, 25th and Market Sts., where friends may call tomorrow night. Interment will be in Riverside Cemetery.
(The Morning News, Wilmington, DE, 26 May 1971 (Wednesday), Page 22)
Edna M. Lord
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