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Barbara Mae Fisher

Barbara Mae Fisher -2014

Barbara Mae Fisher of Newark passed away September 13, 2014 at the age of 71, surrounded by her family at Christiana Care Health Services, Newark, DE. She was born on May 23, 1943 to the late Russell S. and Miriam Fisher. Barbara graduated from Claymont High School in 1961 and from Delaware Hospital School of Nursing as a Registered Nurse in 1964. Barbara held various nursing positions throughout her 40 years of dedicated exemplary care in...

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Allison George Ames -2014

Allison George Ames, 87, of Claymont, DE, passed away on Sunday, September 7, 2014 at Seasons Hospice at Christiana Hospital, Newark, DE. George proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy as a Fireman 1st Class and Electrician Mate 3rd Class aboard the ATR 60. He retired from Amtrak where he worked for many years as manager of their Engineering Hazard Detection Program. He was a very independent man whose passion was touring the US on his...

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James J. "Jim" Elder

James J. "Jim" Elder -2014

James J. "Jim" Elder of Claymont, DE, age 84, passed away on Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at Christiana Hospital, surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of the late Dolores H. Elder, who passed away in 1996. James was the son of the late Leroy and Cora Elder. He was a graduate of Claymont High School, Class of 1948. He worked at Brandywine Race Track, Delaware Trust and retired from the Claymont Post Office. James was always...

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Charles Edward Stevenson, Jr. -2014

Charles E. "Pop" "Snookie" Stevenson, Jr., age 76, of New Castle, DE passed away at home with his faithful companion of 11 years, Jedi at his side on Monday, August 11, 2014. Charles attended St. Peters School in New Castle. He served in the US Army for 6 years, attaining the rank of Sgt. and received a commendation of valor medal in Fulda, Germany. Charles was an electrician with IBEW Local #313. He enjoyed the outdoors, hunting, fishing...

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Harold E. Brown -2014

Harold E. Brown, age 70, of New Castle, DE passed away Saturday, August 16, 2014. Born in Oswego, NY, he was the son of the late Alfred H. and Helen G. (Annal) Brown. He served his country in the U.S. Navy for 3 years. Mr. Brown was a car salesman and truck driver. He delivered trucks and drove a school bus for 12 years. He enjoyed watching football and was an avid fan of the Philadelphia Eagles and Baltimore Ravens. Harold loved...

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Elizabeth S Hill

Elizabeth S Hill -2014

Elizabeth S. Hill, 84, of Wilmington, DE, passed away on Friday, August 8, 2014 at her residence. She was a William Penn High School graduate class of 1947. Following her graduation she went on to work with E.I. DuPont for the next 41 years where she, retired in 1987. She enjoyed many wonderful summers in Cape May, NJ at her beach house. Elizabeth was predeceased by her husband, Ronald Hill in November 1996. She is survived by;10 nieces...

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Christopher "Chris Low" Maciejewski

Christopher "Chris Low" Maciejewski -2014

Christopher M. Maciejewski, age 29, of Wilmington, DE passed away Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at Christiana Hospital. Chris was a graduate of Mount Pleasant High School. He was employed by Two Men and a Truck, Wilmington, DE. Chris, also known as "Chris Low" loved working on cars. In his earlier years, he took pleasure in restoring older vehicles. He started the Forever Low Car and Truck Club, Wilmington, DE, where he enjoyed the camaraderie...

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Thomas A Rees, Jr. -2014

Thomas Rees, died peacefully in his sleep, on August 5, 2014 at Churchman Village Nursing Home. Tom was born and raised in Olde New Castle. He served in the United States Army and then worked for the Pennsylvania Railroad an retired after more than thirty years. Tom was an avid golfer, and also enjoyed bowling. Tom is survived by his daughter, Deborah Reed (John) of Duncannan, PA, three brothers, Francis E. (Catherine) of New Castle, DE...

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Mary Elizabeth Pitcavage

Mary Elizabeth Pitcavage -2014

Mary Elizabeth Schival Pitcavage, departed this life on Tuesday, July 22, 2014, after living with advanced Alzheimer's Disease for the last several years. Her memory is cherished by her husband, Leonard E. Pitcavage, of 54 years: and daughters and son-in-laws, Donna D. and Daniel Haley, and Gail A. and Edward Ponce: and grandsons, Kyle J. Haley, Kevin A. Haley, Alex E. Ponce and Hunter D. Ponce, all of Troutville, Virginia. Mary Elizabeth...

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Kathryn  G Minutola

Kathryn G Minutola -2014

Kathryn G. Minutola, age 79, of Wilmington, DE passed away Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at ManorCare, Pike Creek. Kathryn graduated from Bartram High School in Philadelphia, PA. She was employed as an administrative assistant for AIG Insurance and was past department president of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary State of Delaware. She loved animals and donated her time and money to animal rescue organizations. Kathryn was preceded in death by her...

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David G Houchins

David G Houchins -2014

David Garth Houchins, age 79, of Wilmington, DE formerly of Chester PA, died on July 18, 2014 at the Regal Heights Medical Facility. He graduated Chester High school in 1953, and attended Temple University, studying art and architecture, after serving for seven years in the United States Air Force. He worked in the Construction Industry after his honorable discharge, and then became a lithographer for RK Graphics in Bryn Mawr, PA. After...

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Naomi E. Biddle

Naomi E. Biddle -2014

Naomi E. Biddle, age 86, of New Castle, DE went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, July 20, 2014, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Wilmington, DE, she was the daughter of the late John and Etta Saunders. Naomi was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. She loved spending time with her family, especially during the holidays. She captured fond memories of family gatherings and events through her writings and...

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John A. "Jack" Buckley, Jr. -2014

John A. "Jack" Buckley, Jr., age 64, of Wilmington, DE was called home on July 17, 2014. Jack retired from Pepsi after 30 years of service. He was member of the Claymont Fire Company for 47 years, where he achieved his life active membership and was a past officer. During that time, he also worked with children in the Delaware Fire Setters Program. He loved to fish and golf, but his greatest love was spending time with his family. He...

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Mary Gooding

Mary Gooding -2014

Mary Gooding, age 86, of Claymont, DE passed away Saturday, July 12, 2014 at ManorCare, Foulk Road, Wilmington, DE. Mary attended Bancroft School and graduated from P.S. DuPont High School, where she had 12 years of perfect attendance. Mary was a homemaker and a talented artist. She enjoyed crossword puzzles and cryptograms. Mary was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence H. Gooding and her son, Lawrence J. Gooding. She is survived...

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Marjorie E. "Schneider" Rhodes -2014

Marjorie E. Schneider Rhodes, age 84, of Wilmington, DE passed away suddenly on Wednesday, July 9, 2014, in Wilmington Hospital, surrounded by three of her children, Sandra Rydel, Robert "Butch" Schneider and wife Marie, Joyce Macielag, and oldest granddaughter Tracy Turner. Marjorie's other two children, Richard Schneider and Connie Schneider, reside in St. Petersburg, FL, and two step children, Richard Rhodes and family of Virginia Beach,...

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Henry Charles Boyce -2014

Henry Charles Boyce, age 74, of Newark, DE, formerly of Hazlet, NJ died on June 16, 2014. Mr. Boyce retired from the Hazlet Post Office and was a Vietnam Veteran. He is survived by his wife, Sandra Shealy Boyce, of Newark, DE; his son, Henry Charles Boyce Jr. and his wife Angelique, of Newark, DE; his daughter, Rebecca Boyce Petry and her husband Glenn, of Jackson, NJ: his granddaughter, Kristina Messinger, of Jackson, NJ; his grandsons,...

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Wayne J. Cake, Sr. -2014

Wayne J. Cake, Sr., 46, of New Castle, DE passed away suddenly on Saturday, June 28, 2014 at the Christiana Hospital, Newark DE. Wayne was employed for 20 years with Crowell in Newport, DE where he worked as a Lead Printer and Coater 2 & 3 Operator. He is survived by his wife, Anne M.; daughters, Crystal and Amanda Cake; sons, Wayne J. Cake, Jr. and Michael Cake; 4 grandchildren; mother, Joan Cake; sister, Cheri Lawruk; and his brother,...

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Catherine M. Young -2014

Catherine M. Young, 89, passed away on Saturday, June 28, 2014 at the home of her son and daughter in law. Born in Philadelphia, PA, she was a long time resident of New Castle, DE. Catherine was a member of Asbury United Methodist Church and Holloway Terrace Ladies Auxiliary. She enjoyed fishing, crabbing, camping and her many trips with the Delawarr Senior Center. She was predeceased by her husband, Donald H. Young, Sr.; daughter,...

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Betty Louise Trout

Betty Louise Trout -2014

Betty Trout, 83, of Wilmington, DE died July 2nd, 2014 surrounded by her loving family. Betty was born in Jonestown, PA. She graduated from Chester H.S. in 1949. She was a homemaker for many years before working for Silverside Elementary as a playground aide, and later worked in the cafeteria for the Brandywine School District. She was a loving mother, Nana, and friend to many. Betty was an avid bingo player, loved painting ceramics, shopping...

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Thomas G. Nowak, Sr. -2014

Thomas G. Nowak Sr. age 68, passed away at Paoli Hospital after a short illness on Monday, June 30, 2014. Born in Wilmington, DE to the late Edward and Helen Nowak, he attended Salesianum School and graduated from Wilmington, High School and attended the University of Delaware. Tom retired from Norfolk Southern with 30 years of service in the capacity of Locomotive Engineer. His railroad career started with the Pennsylvania Railroad,...

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Winifred E. "Winnie"  Hill

Winifred E. "Winnie" Hill -2014

Winifred F. Hill "Winnie" of Claymont, DE, 63, passed away at home on June 11, 2014 after waging a courageous 3 year battle against ovarian cancer. Winnie was a lifelong resident of Delaware and was a graduate of Claymont High School. She worked in the retail and food service industries. In retail, she was a long-time employee of Woolworths. She also worked for local catering companies: Brandywine Valley Catering, Brandywine Terrace; and,...

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Doris Marion Page

Doris Marion Page -2014

Doris passed away peacefully on June 15, 2014 at Shipley Manor Nursing Home. Doris was the daughter of Henry G. and Marion A. Herman. She was born on March 6, 1929 in Brooklyn, NY. She had a Bachelor of Arts degree from Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs. Doris married Courtenay K. Page on Sept. 9, 1950 and moved to Delaware in 1956. She was a very active member of Church of the Ascension in Claymont for many years, including the senior...

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Dorothea R. Edwards -2014

Dorothea R. Edwards, 86, of Winnabow, NC, and formerly of New Castle, DE, died May 12, 2014 of complications from lung cancer. Mrs. Edwards was a secretary with the Du Pont Company for 38 years, retiring in 1984. After retirement, she enjoyed various volunteer activities as well as knitting, quilting, gardening and making the best jams in the world. She was an avid Bridge Player. She loved reading and doing the daily crossword puzzles. She...

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Bertha May Goff Trent -2014

Mrs. Bertha May Goff Trent, 78, of Reidsville, NC, formerly of New Castle, DE passed away Thursday, May 29th, 2014. Mrs. Trent was born in 1936 in New Castle, DE to the late Charles and Virginia Johnson Goff. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith. Bertha enjoyed knitting and ceramics in earlier years. She was a dedicated wife and loved her husband dearly. She was preceded in death by her husband of forty-four years, Clarence E. ...

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Betty P. Houchins -2014

Betty P. Houchins, age 75, of Middletown, DE, formerly of Smyrna, DE, passed away Saturday, May 31, 2014 in Christiana Hospital. Betty was born in New Castle, DE, the daughter of the late George P. and Florence H. (Veal) Layton. She was a homemaker. Betty enjoyed sitting outside surrounded by loved ones, reading braille books and loved her country music. She is survived by her daughters, Valerie Sheets (Patrick Sr.), Candy Cook (Michael...

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