GHIGLIOTTY, MANUEL "BUD" 75 - of Lewes, DE formerly of Cape May, NJ passed away on Monday, March 31, 2014. Born in Maspeth, Long Island, New York, on November 30, 1938, Bud spread his wings and moved to Barnegat, New Jersey where he met his future wife Lucille Ora DeChino of 54 years. As a young man, his love for the water led him into a career as a commercial fisherman along with his talent of building boats. In addition, Bud started his own business, in 1965, Ghigliotty Construction Company, Inc., in Forked River, NJ. In his later years he moved to Lewes, DE, where he retired from the Carpenters Union, Local 2012 out of Blades, DE. He enjoyed spending time with his endearing family, his four legged companion Scruffadonia, hunting, and fishing. He was preceded in death by a sister, Theresa DeErrico; and two brothers, Peter and George Ghigliotty. In addition to his wife, Bud is survived by his sons, Frank M. Ghigliotty and Anne Ercolino, Thomas S. Ghigliotty and his wife, Susan; his grandson, Shane T. Ghigliotty; brothers, Henry Ghigliotty, his wife, Audree and Richard Ghigliotty; his sister, Miriam Douglas and her husband, Donald; nephews, Stephen and David Ghigliotty, Donald Richard Douglas; and a niece, Donna Harden. A memorial service will be held at 1:30 p.m. on April 4, 2014 at St. James Anglican Church, 23269 Park Ave., Georgetown, DE. In lieu of flowers, the family asks donations to be sent in Bud's name to Delaware SPCA, 22918 DuPont Hwy., Georgetown, DE 19947. Bud may you endure gentle breezes and calm seas through your eternity of life… Online condolences may be sent by visiting www.melson funeralservices.com.