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Stanley E. Minka
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“Lori and family - so sorry for your loss ”
1 of 22 | Posted by: Nicky Hitchens - Philadelphia, PA

“To his family I am so sorry for your loss. He was a great friend and one of our Louvier's lunch group. We chatted early last year about Chesapeake...Read More »
2 of 22 | Posted by: Lew Collins - Chesapeake City, MD

“So sorry for your loss. My mom just died in September and I know how painful it can be. Find strength in family and friends and let yourself laugh...Read More »
3 of 22 | Posted by: Ted Bartoshesky - Nashville, TN

“Lori, Debbie and families, May you find peace with in each other and your friends at this hard time of the loss of your father and good friend. I...Read More »
4 of 22 | Posted by: Shirley Redmond - New Castle, DE


5 of 22 | Posted by: The Morgans - Wyomissing, PA

“Sending thoughts of sympathy and wishing Shelby and her entire family comfort through this difficult time. ”
6 of 22 | Posted by: The Morgans - Wyomissing, PA

“Uncle you will be missed. Make sure you take care of Mom Mom Ba and Mom Mom Margie up there. We love you. ”
7 of 22 | Posted by: AD Sulecki

“So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers for you all. ”
8 of 22 | Posted by: Ellen & Bob Tetu - Newark, DE

Simpson UMC “Simpson United Methodist church offers our condolences for your lost. May the peace of God give you comfort during this season in your life. ”
9 of 22 | Posted by: Simpson UMC - Wilmington, DE

“I am so sorry for your loss. May Almighty God who "binds up the brokenhearted" and "comforts all who mourn" sustain your family during this...Read More »
10 of 22 | Posted by: A friend

“Stan, I am sorry for the loss of your father. My thoughts are with you and your family. ”
11 of 22 | Posted by: Cathy Ambrose - Newark, DE

“Stan and Melissa,I am so sorry to hear of your father's passing. May God bring you His peace, and may your memories of him bring you happiness always...Read More »
12 of 22 | Posted by: Gabrielle Dawyot - Landenberg, PA

“So very sorry to hear of Mr. Minka's passing. He was a great friend to my father, John Bue, sharing their professions and love of golf, and was...Read More »
13 of 22 | Posted by: Patty Bue Nerwinski - Wilmington, DE

“Dear Minka family, so sorry for your loss. Your father meant a lot to my family and my father - both on and off the golf course. ”
14 of 22 | Posted by: Margaret Bue - Havertown, PA

“Lori, Debbie and family, my deepest condolences on the loss your father. Lori, I never knew your father but I know that he had to be a wonderful man...Read More »
15 of 22 | Posted by: Shana Bacon - Wilmington, DE

“Leon and sons, sadden to hear of the loss of your father. He loved his grandsons dearly and was so nice to Gemma and the neighborhood kids! May you...Read More »
16 of 22 | Posted by: JoAnne DeNisio - Wilmington, DE

“So sorry to the Minka Clan for the loss of Poppi! He was a kinda and loving man, he will be missed by all! RIP Poppi❤❤❤ ”
17 of 22 | Posted by: Barbara Ragan Cook - Wilmington, DE

“Stan was a friend and golf buddy. Yes, he will be missed. The memories, however, he gave me are treasured and last forever. Thanks Stan.Herb...Read More »
18 of 22 | Posted by: Herbert Blackwelder - West Grove, PA

“Our condolences to Max and the Minka family. ”
19 of 22 | Posted by: The Reillys

“We were deeply saddened to learn of Stan's passing. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family and friends. ”
20 of 22 | Posted by: Richard Farmer - Greensboro, GA

“SORROW TO HERE THE LOST OF STAN A FRIEND NELSON HALL KNEW USED TO LIVED AT 7II SOUTH VAN BUREN WILM DEL. BACK IN THE DAYS WHEN WE WERE IN TEENS. ”
21 of 22 | Posted by: A friend

“It was a privilege to have known Stan and to call him friend. His passing brings a profound sense of loss, but it is the memories that will prevail....Read More »
22 of 22 | Posted by: Jeff Fannon - Newark, DE - friend


Stanley was born on April 1, 1933 and passed away on Monday, November 21, 2016.

Stanley was a resident of Newark, Delaware at the time of his passing.

He was a 1951 graduate of H. Fletcher Brown Vocational High School before going on to earn a B.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of Delaware.

He was a proud veteran of the U.S. Navy he served his country with honor and valor during the Korean War having been stationed at the naval base at Guantanamo Bay and the French Morocco.

He was married to Dolores.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Hedwigs Church 408 S. Harrison St in Wilmington 19805 on Thursday morning December 1st at 11 a.m. Burial will follow in Cathedral Cemetery. Visitation will be held at the CHARLES P. ARCARO FUNERAL HOME 2309 Lancaster Ave. in Wilmington on Wednesday evening November 30 from 5-8 p.m. and again the following morning from 9:30-10:30 a.m.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Purplestride Delaware with hope and inspiration to raise funds and awareness for pancreatic cancer .

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