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  • Lucinda Emory Newark, Delaware

    March 30, 2017

    Lucinda Christine "Kris" Emory, 59, passed away Thursday March 30, 2017 in her Lewes, DE home. Kris was born in Wilmington, DE on October 13, 1957. She graduated from William Penn High School in 1975. Kris is...


  • James Freeman Hardy Obituary Photo
    James Freeman Hardy New Castle, Delaware

    March 29, 2017

    James Freeman Hardy, age 86, of New Castle, DE, formerly of Boissevain, VA passed away on Wednesday, March 29, 2017, surrounded by his loving family. As a young man, Jim joined the United States Army as soon as he...


  • Patricia A. Till Obituary Photo
    Patricia A. Till New Castle, Delaware

    March 24, 2017

    Patricia A. Till, age 77, of New Castle, DE passed away on Friday, March 24, 2017. Patricia worked at the local Elementary School in New Castle as the cafeteria lunch lady. She enjoyed NASCAR, drag racing and the...


  • Ralph Paul Lemon Milford Center, Delaware

    March 17, 2017

    Ralph Paul Lemon, age 94, passed peacefully on March 17th 2017. Dad resided at the Delaware Veterans Home (Milford) for the past 8 years. He was born in Bluefield, West Virginia, and served in the U.S.A.F during...


  • Kenneth R. Stapleford Obituary Photo
    Kenneth R. Stapleford Dover, Delaware

    March 11, 2017

    Kenneth R. Stapleford, of Dover, DE, passed away at his home in Florida on March 11, 2017. He was 83. Born in New Castle, DE, Ken attended the University of Rochester on an NROTC scholarship, graduating in 1956...


  • Esther Marrero Fernandez Obituary Photo
    Esther Marrero Fernandez New Castle, Delaware

    March 4, 2017

    Esther Marrero Fernandez October 31, 1926 - March 4, 2017 Esther Fernandez was born Esther Marrero Crespo in Camaguey, Cuba. She lived there with her parents, two sisters and one brother until migrating to...


  • Eva Catherine Jensen Obituary Photo
    Eva Catherine Jensen New Castle, Delaware

    February 22, 2017

    Eva Jensen, age 85, was called to our Lord on February 22, 2017. Eva was born and raised in Dobbinsville, Delaware and lived her entire adult life in New Castle, Delaware. She is preceded in death by her husband,...


  • William L. Barben, Sr. New Castle, Delaware

    January 21, 2017

    William L. Barben, Sr. (Sugar Bear), age 44 years young and lived in New Castle at the time of his passing on January 21, 2017. He passed away at home with his wife by his side. William was born in 1972 and was able...


  • Mildred E. Cole Obituary Photo
    Mildred E. Cole New Castle, Delaware

    January 15, 2017

    Mildred Elizabeth Cole, age 94, of New Castle, DE passed away peacefully at home on January 15, 2017. She was born in fall of 1922 in New Castle, DE. Mildred was the daughter of Mildred Mannering Strawbridge and...


  • Laura Wanda (Rogers) Barry Obituary Photo
    Laura Wanda (Rogers) Barry Wilmington, Delaware

    January 14, 2017

    Laura Wanda (Rogers) Barry, age 80, of Wilmington, DE passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Saturday, January 14, 2017 at Seasons Hospice. Upon graduating from Wilmington High School in 1954, Wanda spent...


  • Karen L. Sibley Elsmere, Delaware

    January 9, 2017

    Karen L. Sibley, age 72, of Elsmere, DE, formerly of E. 4th St. New Castle, DE died on January, 9, 2017. Karen graduated from William Penn High School, class of 1962. She was a School Bus Aide for the Red Clay...


  • Louis E. "Lou" Klingler Obituary Photo
    Louis E. "Lou" Klingler New Castle, Delaware

    January 2, 2017

    Louis E. Klingler "Lou", age 62 of New Castle, DE died on January 2, 2017 at home. He was a 1971 Graduate of De La Warr High School. Mr. Klingler retired from Delaware River and Bay Authority after 39 years. He...


  • Felix Ramos Ruiz Obituary Photo
    Felix Ramos Ruiz New Castle, Delaware

    December 30, 2016

    Felix "Pepe" Ramos Ruiz, age 75, of New Castle, "Shawtown", DE went to be with the Lord on Friday, December 30, 2016 surrounded by his loving family. "Pepe" was a passionate gardener who enjoyed spending time in his...


  • Owen Thomas Gillespie New Castle, Delaware

    December 26, 2016

    Owen Thomas Gillespie, age 64, of New Castle, DE passed away December 26, 2016. Owen graduated from Maryland School for the Blind. He worked at Delaware Industries for the Blind for nearly 30 years, where he held...


  • Candice Carol Lopez Obituary Photo
    Candice Carol Lopez New Castle, Delaware

    December 23, 2016

    Candice Carol Lopez, 27, passed away suddenly on December 23, 2016. Candice was born in the winter of 1989 in Wilmington, Delaware. Candice was loved by everyone who met her. Candice was always smiling, she had a...


  • Betty M. Filliben Obituary Photo
    Betty M. Filliben Middletown, Delaware

    October 3, 2016

    Betty M. Filliben, age 92, of Middletown, DE, formerly of New Castle, DE passed away Monday, October 3, 2016 in Broadmeadow Nursing Home. Betty was a graduate of William Penn High School, Class of 1942. She was...


  • Edwin F. Williams, Jr. Obituary Photo
    Edwin F. Williams, Jr. Elkton, Maryland

    October 2, 2016

    Edwin F. Williams, Jr., age 64, of Elkton, Maryland, formerly of New Castle, Delaware died on October 2, 2016 in his home in Elkton, Maryland. Edwin was a graduate of William Penn High School class of 1970. He was a...


  • Genevieve L. Miller New Castle, Delaware

    September 26, 2016

    Genevieve L. Miller, age 86, of Olde New Castle, DE, died on Monday, September 26th, 2016. She was born in the summer of 1930. Genevieve graduated from H.F. Brown Vocational High School. Afterwards, she enlisted in the...


  • Shelby Jean Stiles Obituary Photo
    Shelby Jean Stiles Wilmington, Delaware

    September 23, 2016

    Shelby Jean Stiles passed away peacefully on September 23, 2016 at Cadia Pike Creek, Wilmington, DE with family by her side. Shelby was preceded in death by her mother, Katheryn Campbell; her husband of 25 years,...


  • Robert  D. Fleck, Jr. Obituary Photo
    Robert D. Fleck, Jr. New Castle, Delaware

    September 22, 2016

    Robert D. Fleck, Jr., of New Castle, Delaware, passed away after a brief battle with cancer, on Thursday, September 22, 2016. Robert was born on February 4, 1947 and was the son of the late Robert D. Fleck, Sr. and the...


  • Richard Earl Cake, 56 New Castle, Delaware

    May 31, 1960 - September 16, 2016

    Richard Earl Cake, 56, of New Castle, DE passed away on September 16, 2016 at Christiana Hospital, Newark, DE. He was born on May 31, 1960. Richard attended William Penn High School and graduated from James H....


  • Jeffrey Brian LaFrancis Wilmington, Delaware

    August 20, 2016

    Jeffrey Brian LaFrancis, age 54, of Wilmington, DE died on Saturday, August 20, 2016. Jeffrey attended Concord High School, Concord, N.H. He was a truck driver and route manager for over 25 years. Jeffrey loved to...


  • William Tatem "Bill" Quillen Obituary Photo
    William Tatem "Bill" Quillen New Castle, Delaware

    August 19, 2016

    William Tatem "Bill" Quillen, age 81, died suddenly and peacefully on August 19. In addition to his parents, Robert James Quillen, Sr. and Gladys Tatem Quillen, he was predeceased by his wife of 56 years, Marcia...


  • Mark S. Gland Obituary Photo
    Mark S. Gland Delaware City, Delaware

    August 10, 2016

    Mark S. Gland, age 56, of Delaware City, DE, passed away peacefully at home on August 10, 2016. He leaves behind his beloved son, Zachary R. Gland, of Delaware City, DE, his mother, Hedy A. Gland of New Castle, DE, and...


  • Nancy B. Ferguson Obituary Photo
    Nancy B. Ferguson New Castle, Delaware

    August 1, 2016

    Nancy Bailey Ferguson, age 87, of New Castle, DE passed away on Monday, August 1, 2016. Nancy was born in East New Market, MD on April 17, 1929, and was raised in Delmar, DE. She attended Goldey College in...