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Mary M. Ianire Simpson Socorso

January 27, 2014

Mary M. Socorso,91, of Wilmington,DE, passed away on Monday, January 27,2014 at The Kutz Home, surrounded by her loving family. She was predeceased by her mother and father, Nicola and Lucia lanire. Mary retired from Pepsi Cola Bottling Company in 1985 after 26 years. She loved music and dancing and especially cooking for her family, whom she loved and cherished. Mary was a devout Catholic...
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Helen I. Bradley

January 25, 2014

Helen I. Bradley, 72, passed away on Saturday, January 25, 2014 at Heartland Hospice House. Helen retired after many years of service at Eckerd's and Wiltex, where she was a seamstress. She enjoyed her game and food channels and volunteered many hours at the Maple Lane Elementary School where she enjoyed working with children. She was a strong, independent woman who enjoyed her home and was a...
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John W. "Bill" Bailey, Sr.

February 4, 1913 - April 8, 2011

John W. Bailey, Sr., “Bill”, 98, of Newark, formerly of Chester, PA, passed away on April 8, 2011 at Arden Court. He was the husband of the late Leda Grace Bailey who passed away in 1996 after 60 years of marriage. Born in Louisville, KY he was the son of the late: John and Mary Frances Nall Bailey. He was employed by Sun Ship, Sun Oil and retired in 1978 from Westinghouse. He enjoyed...
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Joy D Murray

October 19, 1923 - April 4, 2011

Joy D. Murray, age 87, of Newark, DE, passed away on Monday, April 4, 2011. She was the daughter of the late George and Gertrude Baxter Dawson from Chester, Pa. Joy was a loan officer for Wilmington Trust for many years. She was very active in the Episcopal Church at her local parishes, St.Thomas in Newark and the Church of the Ascension and also through the Diocese. Joy is survived...
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Clara A. Kirby

May 26, 1923 - March 30, 2011

Clara A. Kirby, 87, of North Wilmington, passed away on March 30, 2011 at The Milton and Hattie Kutz Home. She was the wife of the late: John P. Kirby who passed away in 1997. Born in Bronx, NY, she was the daughter of the late: Salvator and Josephine DeSantis D’Alessandro. She was a member of St. Helena Church and was employed as a Real Estate Agent for many years with Prudential Real...
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William J. O'Malley, Jr.

August 29, 1962 - March 27, 2011

William J. O’Malley Jr., age 48, of Linwood, PA, passed away on Sunday, March 27, 2011. He was the son of the late William and Marion O’Malley William loved hockey and was an avid Flyers fan. He enjoyed spending time with his friends and camping out with them. William is survived by his brothers, Mark and George Samuels; and many nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by his...
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Francis P. Pedelini

October 26, 1927 - March 14, 2011

Francis P. Pedelini, age 83, of Wilmington, passed away on Monday, March 14, 2011 at his residence. He was the husband of Mildred Pegan Pedelini, with whom he shared 58 years of marriage with. Born in Wilmington, he was the son of the late Anthony and Maria Pedelini. After graduating from Brown Vocational School in 1944, Francis joined the Navy and served his country during WWII. He was a...
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Susan M. Clough

February 10, 1966 - March 4, 2011

Susan Clough, age 45, of Claymont, passed away at home on Friday, March 4, 2011, after a courageous battle with cancer. She was the daughter of the late John and Evelyn Markowski. Sue’s greatest joy in life was being a mother, going to the beach, listening to music, and playing skip-bo with her girlfriends. For the past ten years, she enjoyed working with the children at Maple Lane...
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Florence A. Rutter

May 15, 1919 - March 1, 2011

Florence A. Rutter, 91, of North Wilmington, passed away peacefully on March 1, 2011 at the Milton and Hattie Kutz Home after a long illness. She was the wife of Charles C. Rutter who passed away in 1996 after 39 years of marriage. Born in Wilmington, she was the daughter of the late: Charles A. and Mary E. Galetto Allegretto. Florence was a 1939 graduate of P.S. DuPont H.S. and was employed...
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Charles E. Williams

May 26, 1923 - January 21, 2011

Charles E. Williams, age 82, of Wilmington, DE passed away on Friday, January 21, 2011. He shared 60 years of happy marriage to Agnes Dunlop Williams. A graduate of A.I. DuPont High School and Temple University, Charles worked for NL Industries (Wilm.) as a mechanical engineer and then the NRC (Wash., DC). He enjoyed woodworking and spending time with his family. In addition to his wife,...
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Verbue "Miss Vie" Whilby

April 20, 1932 - January 5, 2011

Verbue “Miss Vie” Whilby, of Wilmington, DE, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, January 5, 2011 at St. Francis Hospital. Verbue is survived by her husband, Wesley Whilby; children, Marjorie and Wesley Jr.; brother, Alfred M. Daley; step-daughter, Maureen Whilby; step-grandchildren, J.R. and J.J. Francis; and numerous nieces, nephews and extended family members. The family extends its...
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Joseph Baker

November 6, 1932 - January 4, 2011

Joseph Baker, age 78, of Wilmington, passed away on Tuesday, January 4, 2011. He was the husband of the late Ingeborg Ainhirm Baker, with whom he shared 33 years of marriage. Born in Wilmington, he was the son of the late William and Margaret Baker and step son of the late Dolly Baker. Joseph was an Army Veteran who served his country during the Korean War. He was a member of the VFW in...
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Elizabeth E. "Betty" Van Zandt

August 19, 1923 - December 26, 2010

Elizabeth E. "Betty" Van Zandt, age 87, of Wilmington, DE, passed away on Sunday, December 26, 2010. She was the wife of Robert L. Van Zandt, with whom she shared 63 years of marriage. Born in Milford, DE, she was the daughter of the late Earl and Elsie Holleger Maloney. Betty retired from Corporation Trust Company as a receptionist after more than 35 years of service. She enjoyed vacationing...
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Robert L Irvin

October 29, 1932 - December 20, 2010

Robert L. Irvin, age 78, of Wilmington, passed away on Monday, December 20, 2010. He was the husband of the late Elizabeth Wright Irvin, with whom he shared 55 years of marriage. Robert was an Army veteran who proudly served his country during the Korean War. He will be dearly missed by his daughters, Elizabeth Williams and her husband Mark and Brenda Czajkowski and her husband Rick; 4...
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Charles J. Prettyman

November 14, 1933 - December 18, 2010

Charles J. Prettyman, 77, of North Wilmington, passed away on Saturday, December 18, 2010 at Compassionate Care hospice in Wilmington. He was the husband of Nancy Todd Prettyman with whom he shared 15 years of marriage. Born in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late: Robert and Margaret Piel Prettyman. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus Christopher Council where he attained 4th...
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Irene Lindh

July 4, 1941 - December 13, 2010

Irene Lindh, age 69, of Wilmington, DE, passed away on Monday, December 13, 2010, at her residence, surrounded by her family. She was the wife of Alfred Lindh, with whom she shared 35 years of her life. Born in Sunderland, England, she was the daughter of the late George and Irene Turnbull. She enjoyed spending time with her loving husband, teaching cooking, and skiing with family and...
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Donald L. Loerch

June 26, 1947 - December 5, 2010

Donald L. Loerch, age 63, of Wilmington, DE, passed away suddenly on Sunday, December 5, 2010. He was the husband of Sharon Erwine Loerch, with whom he shared 24 years of marriage. Born in Red Bud, Illinois, he was the son of the late Earl and Betty Wicox Loerch. Donald was an Air Force veteran who served his country during the Vietnam War. He retired from Boeing after 15 years of loyal...
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Stella T Selsavage

May 8, 1926 - November 23, 2010

Mrs. Stella T. Selsavage, age 84, of Wilmington, died on Tuesday, November 23, 2010, at Christiana Hospital. Born on May 8, 1926, in Shenandoah, PA, Mrs. Selsavage was a daughter of the late Victor Merchlinski and Veronica Lada Merchlinski. In her leisure hours she greatly enjoyed solving puzzles, cooking, crafts and crocheting. She is survived by her children, Lucretia Selsavage with...
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Sean Michael Coates

September 7, 1981 - November 7, 2010

Sean Michael Coates, age 29, of Wilmington, DE, passed away on Sunday, November 7. He was a loving father, son, brother, and grandson. Sean was an artist, a chef, and a music lover. Sean is survived by his parents Lori and Daniel; son Julian; maternal grandparents Jim and Trudy; paternal grandmother Joan; and his loving friend Jennifer. You are invited to attend Sean’s funeral...
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James "Jim" Linton, Sr.

July 19, 1921 - November 3, 2010

James W. Linton, Sr., age 89, of Wilmington, DE, passed away on Wednesday, November 3, 2010. He was the husband of Ida Mae Linton, with whom he shared 65 years of marriage. Born in Saxis VA, he was the son of the late Ray and Virginia Linton. Jim joined the US Air Force and served his country proudly during WWII. He then worked as a lab technician for DuPont for 43 years, retiring in 1984....
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Harriet B. Shimpeno

October 18, 1921 - October 25, 2010

Harriet B. Shimpeno, age 89, of Wilmington, DE passed away on Monday, October 25, 2010. She was the wife of the late Norris L. Shaffner and Robert C. Shimpeno Sr. Born in DeKalb Junction, NY, Harriet was the daughter of the late William E. & Sarah M. Brice. She grew up on a farm in Upstate New York which is still being operated by family members. Harriet was an elementary teacher who...
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Eleanor J. Lightner

June 15, 1925 - September 21, 2010

Eleanor J. Lightner, 85, of Willow Valley, formerly of Wilmington, passed away on September 21, 2010. She was the wife of the late Ralph Lightner, who passed away in 1991. Born in Wilmington, she was the daughter of the late, John and Theresa Woznicki Ignatowski. She was a member of Trinity Presbyterian Church, a volunteer at the Woman's Prison Fellowship, and Literacy Volunteer's Group. ...
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Jennie M Finocchiaro

July 11, 1920 - September 16, 2010

Jennie M. Finocchiaro, age 90, of Wilmington, DE, passed away suddenly on Thursday, September 16, 2010, and joined her beloved husband, Joe, in eternal life. Born Jennie M. Saladino in Philadelphia, Pa. in 1920, she was the youngest of eight children. She graduated from Girls High and worked in Philadelphia until she married Joseph M. Finocchiaro in 1947 and moved to Wilmington where she...
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Dr. Edith M Gruber

October 30, 1908 - September 2, 2010

Dr. Edith M Gruber, age 101, of Wilmington, DE passed away on Thursday, September 2, 2010. She was the wife of the late Wilhelm F. Gruber, with whom she shared 49 years of marriage. Born in Vienna, Austria, she was the daughter of the late Arthur and Augusta Wadler. Edith earned her PhD in Philosophy at the University of Vienna, and eventually taught there. After WWII, she left Europe and...
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Albert Honeck

October 25, 1919 - August 16, 2010

Albert H. Honeck, age 90, of Wilmington, DE, passed away on Monday, August 16, 2010 at his residence. He was the husband of the late Marjorie Honeck, who passed away in 2003. Born in Rochester, NY, he was the son of the late Henry and Mildred Honeck. Albert graduated from RIT in 1941. After graduation, he joined the Army and spent 4 yrs in Germany during WWII. He then went to graduate school...
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Donald "Farmer Don" Brake

March 4, 1936 - July 11, 2010

Donald W. Brake, Sr., “Farmer Don”, 74, formerly of Newtown Square, PA passed away on July 11, 2010. Born in Wilmington, he was the son of the late: Harry J. and Jennie T. Brake. Don graduated from Christ our King and A.I. DuPont Schools and for 35 years managed Kirkwood Farm in Newtown Square for Hardie and Elmira Scott. Don is survived by his children: Cynthia Dabback (John), Cathy...
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Joseph M. Finocchiaro, Sr.

February 8, 1913 - June 27, 2010

Joseph Martin Finocchiaro, 97, of North Wilmington, DE passed away on June 27, 2010. He was the husband of Jennie M. Saladino Finocchiaro, with whom he shared 63 years of marriage. Born in Wilmington, DE, he was the son of the late Isidoro and Venera Finocchiaro and step son of the late Maria Finocchiaro. He was a WWII Veteran of the U.S. Army, serving in the European Theatre. While in...
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Betty R Noll

September 2, 1920 - June 26, 2010

Betty R. Noll, a lifetime resident of Wilmington, passed away on Saturday, June 26, 2010 at the age of 89. She was the daughter of the late Henry and Helen Noll and sister of the late Richard Noll. Betty worked as an executive secretary at the DuPont company. She enjoyed beauty and the gardens of the Brandywine Valley. Betty leaves behind her sister-in-law, Josephine L. Noll, her three nephews...
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Helene Bilson

January 22, 1925 - June 24, 2010

Age 85, of Brookhaven, PA, peacefully passed away on Thursday, June 24, 2010. Helene was the daughter of the late Walter and Katherine Ciach. Mrs. Bilson was employed by the Inglenook Tea House in Swarthmore PA for 35 years until she retired in 1998. She was a member of Our Lady of Charity Parish. Mrs. Bilson will be sadly missed by her daughter, Marlene McMenamin and husband Kevin, of...
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Andrew Jack Casey

June 12, 1925 - June 16, 2010

Andrew “Jack” Casey, age 85, of Bear passed away on Wednesday, June 16, 2010 in the presence of his dedicated wife, Lee, after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born on June 12, 1925 in Beechwood, PA, to Andrew J. and Florence E. Kramer Casey. Jack graduated from Upper Darby High School, attended Georgetown University in Washington D.C. for two years, and then transferred to the...
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Charlotte D. Reed

July 3, 1943 - May 20, 2010

Charlotte D. Reed, 66, of North Wilmington, passed away on May 20, 2010 at Wilmington Hospital. Charlotte was the daughter of the late: David and Tabitha Warning Craig. Known for her love of purple, she was a member of the Red Hat Society, Friends of Paladin and the Lincoln H.S. Alumni Assoc. She was employed as a clerk at Christiana Hospital. Charlotte is survived by her son: Keith and his...
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Irene L. Sutton

August 20, 1912 - May 7, 2010

Irene L. Sutton, 97, of Windsor Place, Hockessin, passed away on May 7, 2010. Born and raised in Lewiston, ME, she was the daughter of the late: Michael and Laura Marcoux Linehan. She attended Bates College, where she met and married Gilbert Sutton of Wilmington. Gil spent 30 years with DuPont. She was a longtime member of the DuPont Country Club, enjoying social activities, such as bridge...
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Bessie L Stapleford

June 16, 1915 - May 2, 2010

Bessie L. Stapleford, age 94, of Wilmington, passed away on Sunday, May 2, 2010 at Christiana Hospital. She was the wife of the late Robert C. Stapleford, with whom she shared over 50 years of marriage. Born in Maryland, she was the daughter of the late Eugene and Vermie Atkinson Fulton. Bessie worked at the Penny Hill Sub Shop for over 25 years. She was a devoted member of Hillcrest Bellefonte...
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Donald Bedard

April 7, 2010

Lieutenant-Colonel (Ret. Air Force) Donald E. Bédard died in Wilmington, DE, on April 7, 2010, after a long illness. He was 88. Mr. Bédard was born in Schenectady, NY, the son of George A. and Lillian Bédard, and grew up in Springfield, MA. He attended Princeton University on a merit scholarship, but interrupted his studies to join the Army/Air Corps in 1942. During World War II, he served as...
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Susan Sentman

October 21, 1957 - April 6, 2010

Susan M. Sentman, age 52, departed this life on April 6, 2010 peacefully at home in Wilmington, DE.Susan was born in Wilmington, DE and a graduate of Mount Pleasant High School and of the Maryland Workforce and Technology Center. She enjoyed music, animals, plants, fashion and jewelry. Sue loved spending time with her friends and family, especially her granddaughter Ava.Susan is survived by her...
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Joseph E. Green

November 26, 1917 - March 23, 2010

Joseph E. Green, 92, of North Wilmington, passed away peacefully on March 23, 2010. He was the husband of the late Mary McCann Aikens Green. Born in Wilmington, he was the son of the late: John and Bertha Geiger Green. He was a member of St. Helena's Church where he was a member of the Holy Name Society and served as an usher. He worked as a millwright at DuPont Experimental...
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Raymond Matikonis

December 5, 1931 - March 22, 2010

Raymond Matikonis, age 78, of Claymont DE, passed away peacefully on Monday, March 22, 2010 at his residence. He was the husband of the late Frances Stefonwitz, with whom he shared 50 years of marriage. Born in Wilkesboro, PA, he was the son of the late John and Helen Matikonis. Raymond served his country in the US Navy. While in the Navy, Raymond was a naval photographer for 20 years. ...
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James R. Murray

April 20, 1923 - March 21, 2010

James R. Murray, 86, a former longtime resident of Claymont, DE passed away on March 21, 2010 at Christiana Hospital. He was the husband of the late Ruth Lyons Murray. Born in Wilmington, DE, James was the son of the late James and Ethel Gwynn Murray. He was a member of Episcopal Church of the Ascension in Claymont. James worked at Sun Oil following WWII until his retirement in the late...
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Pearl Elizabeth Talley

February 20, 1924 - March 17, 2010

Pearl Elizabeth Talley, age 86, of Wilmington Delaware, died Wednesday March 17, 2010 at her home. She was the wife of the late Chester A. Talley who died in 1993 and with whom she shared 51 years or marriage. Born in Wichita Kansas, she was a daughter of the late Oscar and Maude Crowe Bigham. Pearl was actively involved in the Democratic Party where she worked as a campaign worker and...
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Louise "Nana" Papi

April 20, 1929 - March 15, 2010

Louise “Nana” Papi, age 80, of Wilmington, DE passed away peacefully on Monday, March 15, 2010. She was the wife of the late Parisi J. Papi, with whom she shared 37 years of marriage. Known as “Nana” by her loved ones, she was a loving mother and grandmother. She enjoyed her family and grandchildren immensely. Her other passions included the beach, cooking, the Phillies, playing cards...
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Margaret Krokenberger

July 1, 1924 - March 1, 2010

Margaret Smolinsky Almy-Krokenberger, being weary of her physical body departed this life on March 1, 2010. She was 85 years old. She was born and raised in Binghamton NY where she raised her first family with her husband Richard Almy. She was employed with Almy Bros. Candy and Tobacco Distributors. After raising 3 children with muscular dystrophy, she found employment driving a school bus...
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James Earl Carmine

January 26, 1936 - February 18, 2010

James Earl Carmine, age 74, of Wilmington, passed away at his residence on Thursday, February 18, 2010. Jim was the husband of Ruth Fuhrman Carmine, with whom he shared 44 years of marriage. Born on January 26, 1936 in Wyoming, DE, Jim was the son of the late William Oliver and Blanche Carmine. Jim served in the US Navy for 4 years as a storekeeper on the oil tanker, USS Truckee. ...
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Paul Michael Hauger

April 16, 1945 - February 12, 2010

Paul Michael Hauger, age 64, of Wilmington, DE, passed away on Friday, February 12, 2010 at his residence.Born on April 16, 1945, Paul was the son of the late Carl and Doris Furbush Hauger. Paul proudly served in the U.S Army, fought in the Vietnam War, and received the following medals: National Defense Service Medal, Good Conduct Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal w/60 Device, Vietnam Service Medal,...
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William DeWitt Miller

July 26, 1946 - February 10, 2010

William D. Miller ‘Bill”, 63, of Wilmington, DE, died suddenly of a heart attack on February 10, 2010. A fifth generation Wilmingtonian, Bill enjoyed Delaware history, hiking and the beach. A P.S. DuPont and University of Delaware graduate, Bill retired from New Castle County after 30 years of service. As a member of the U.S. Army from 1965 to 1968, Bill proudly served his country at...
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Bette L. Neiswender

March 29, 1934 - January 25, 2010

Bette (Betsy) L. Neiswender, age 75, of Holly Oak, Delaware, passed away on Monday, January 25, 2010 at Christiana Care Hospital in Newark. Betsy was born on March 29, 1934 in Excelsior, Pa. She was the daughter of the late Emerson H. Neiswender and Mayme C. Trautman Neiswender. She was born and raised in the coal mining region around Drifton, Pennsylvania but lived most of her life...
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Martha Corby

May 18, 1921 - January 11, 2010

Martha C. Corby, age 88, of North Wilmington and Forwood Manor, passed away on Monday, January 11, 2010 at Wilmington hospital. She was the wife of the late John C. Corby, Jr., with whom she shared 52 years of marriage. Born on May 18, 1921 in Hazleton, PA, she was daughter of the late James and Eliza Bradbury Clewell. Martha attended Penn State Center and the McCann School of Business. ...
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Margaret Thompson

May 9, 1918 - January 11, 2010

Margaret B. Thompson, 91, of Wilmington, went to be with the Lord on January 11, 2010 at her home in Forwood Manor where she was a resident for 17 years. She was the wife of the late Paul Thompson who passed away in 1994. Born in Chester, PA she was the daughter of the late Clifford and Ruth Worrilow Bennington. She worked for many years as a financial secretary for various employers. She and...
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Patricia M Murphy

January 1, 1928 - January 10, 2010

Patricia M. Murphy, age 82, of Kennett Square, PA, passed away on Sunday, January 10, 2010. She was the wife of the late Joseph F. Murphy, who passed away in 1998. Born in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late Gilbert and Dorothy Barnard Megargee. Patsy was very social and cherished the lifelong friendships she formed at the Shipley School in Bryn Mawr, PA, and Delta Delta Delta...
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Edward G. Bevis

January 9, 2010

Edward “Eddie” Bevis, age 59, of Arden, passed away on Saturday, January 9, 2010 at Wilmington Hospital. Born in Wilmington, he was the son of George and Veronica Noonan Bevis. Edward worked for the University of Delaware for 10 years as an upholsterer. In addition to his parents, Edward will be dearly missed by his daughter Desireé McFarlane of FL; siblings Debbe Hood of Claymont,...
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John Markowski

April 24, 1932 - January 5, 2010

John Markowski passed away on January 5, 2010 at the age of 77. He was the beloved husband of Evelyn Markowski who passed away on January 4, 2007, with whom he shared 53 years of marriage. John was born in Wilmington Delaware and was the son of the late Mary and Bruno Markowski. John attended St. Hedwig School for eight years and graduated from Brown Vocational School in June 1951. John served...
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Vincetta A. "Vinnie" DiSabatino

January 13, 1919 - January 5, 2010

Vincetta A. DiSabatino "Vinnie" (Cericola) Passed away peacefully on January 5, 2010, eight days short of her 91st birthday. Vinnie had a rare gift for making friends and enjoying life. With a warm smile and a kind, open heart, she reached out to people and made friends wherever she went. She liked nothing more than to laugh and enjoy the company of family and friends at home or at a...
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Daniel M. Horton, Sr.

July 27, 1961 - January 4, 2010

Daniel (Dan) M. Horton, Sr. Sadly, at the young age of 48, Dan Horton, Sr. passed away on Monday, January 4th, 2010 at Heartland Hospice House. Dan was born in Wilmington and lived his entire adult life not far from where he grew up. Due to Dan’s diversified work experiences, he became the “go-to-guy” on how to fix things. He always took great pride with any job he was given, no...
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Robert Lee Williams, Sr.

November 14, 1944 - January 2, 2010

Robert Lee Williams, Sr. Age 65, formerly of North Wilmington residing at Broadkill Beach died on January 2, 2010. Bob was the founder and owner of Bob’s Original Farm Market on Philadelphia Pike for 18 years where he worked with his wife, sons and beloved grandsons. He’ll be remembered for his huge heart, generosity, and love. He was predeceased by his father John E. Williams, Sr.,...
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Helen B. Julian

July 1, 1934 - December 10, 2009

Helen B. Julian, age 75, of Lewes, formerly of Claymont, passed away peacefully on Thursday, December 10, 2009. She was the wife of Joseph A. Julian, with whom she shared 55 years of marriage. Helen was born in Chester, PA to the daughter of the late Jacob and Stella Handor Brick. She worked in the insurance business for over 20 years. Helen was a member of Harbour Lights Cheer Center in...
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William F. Shahan

March 5, 1933 - November 28, 2009

William F. Shahan, Sr. 76, of Wilmington, died Saturday, November 28, 2009 at his residence after a long illness. Mr. Shahan was born on March 5, 1933, in Wilmington. He is survived by his wife of fifty seven years, Charlotte Vaughn Shahan. He is the son of the late Frank J. Shahan, Sr. and the late Anna Catherine Peterson Shahan. He was predeceased by his brothers John and Frank, Jr. and...
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Adrianne Fain

October 16, 1939 - November 22, 2009

Adrianne H. Fain Adrianne, age 70, of Wilmington, DE, passed away on Sunday Nov. 22, 2009 at her home. Adrianne was born in Chicago, IL to the late Ray and Clarice Hayes. Adrianne was a beloved housewife, life-long horse enthusiast and business woman. She is survived by her husband Bruce, three sons Richard, Greg and Glenn and five grandchildren. The family would like to thank...
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HC Jones

November 19, 1965 - November 18, 2009

HC (Carlos) Jones Jr., age 43, of Tucson, AZ formally of Wilmington, DE passed away peacefully on Wednesday November 18, 2009. He was the loving husband of Amy Jones with whom he shared 6 years of marriage. Born at Beale AFB to HC and Luevina Jones, he attended Morneo Valley HS and University of California Irvine. He was employed by the Boeing Company as an engineer for 15 years. His...
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Robert Lee Farley

September 28, 1964 - November 10, 2009

Robert Lee Farley Of Phoenix, AZ, died suddenly on Tuesday, November 10, 2009, at the age of 45. Robert was born in Wilmington, DE on September 28, 1964, the son of Jane F. Farley and the late James J. Farley Sr. Robert was a fan of all Philadelphia sport teams and Notre Dame Football, but his heart and soul belonged to his wife and daughters. He was a certified radiology technician for a...
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Helen E Algard

December 14, 1917 - November 8, 2009

Helen E. Algard (Nesci) beloved mother, grandmother and aunt passed away in Elkton Md. on Sunday Nov. 08, 2009. Helen was born in Wilmington De. She attended St. Peter Cathedral School in Wilmington graduating in 1929. After graduating Helen became employed as a nanny and home caretaker and later worked for Bancroft Mills in military surplus during the Word War II. While working for Bancroft...
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William E. Spinden

August 1, 1932 - October 31, 2009

William E. Spinden, Jr., 77, of Bellefonte, passed away on October 31, 2009 at Home surrounded by his family. He was the husband of: Marie Hoffman Spinden with whom he shared 53 years of marriage. Born in Wilmington, he was the son of the late: William E., Sr. and Isabelle Springer Spinden. William attended Brown Vocational High School and worked as an Oil Burner Technician for Paschall’s,...
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Jennie D'Alessio

August 2, 1917 - October 22, 2009

Jennie D’Alessio, 92, of B’nai B’rith House in Claymont, passed away on October 22, 2009. She was the wife of the late Enrique D’Alessio. Born in Wilmington and raised in Browntown, she was the daughter of the late: Theodore and Cecelia Falkowski Gulczynski. Before retiring, she worked in retail in Wilmington. Jennie enjoyed line dancing at Sellers Senior Center, playing her organ...
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