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Edith J. (Dempsey) Fedorkowicz

Edith J. (Dempsey) Fedorkowicz -2015

Edith J. (Dempsey) Fedorkowicz, age 92, of Claymont, DE passed away after a brief illness at Regal Heights Healthcare in Hockessin, DE on Monday, April 13, 2015. Edith's husband, Michael J. Fedorkowicz predeceased her in April, 1992. She lived most of her life in Claymont, DE. Mrs. Fedorkowicz was a long-time homemaker, but early in her marriage, she had worked as a secretary for the then New Castle Mutual Insurance Company in Wilmington, DE....

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Carolyn R. (Orth) McDaniel -2015

Carolyn (Orth) McDaniel, 77, of Wilmington, DE, passed away April 15th, 2015 at Bayhealth Kent General Hospital in Dover, DE after a lengthy illness. Carolyn was born in Wilmington, DE to Harry and Marian Orth on April 20th, 1937. She went to high school at Mount Pleasant High School and graduated in 1955. She went on to earn a Bachelor Degree at the University of Delaware. Carolyn taught in the Head Start program before starting a family. ...

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James F. McMahon, Jr. -2015

James F. McMahon, Jr., age 85, of Claymont, DE passed away at home Sunday, April 12, 2015 with his family at his bedside. Born in Wilmington, DE, he was the son of the late James F. McMahon, Sr. and Anna H. (McShane) McMahon. James graduated from Salesianum High School in 1948. He attended evening classes at Goldey Beacom College. Mr. McMahon was employed by Speakman Co. and Wilmington Supply Co. He also held several part-time jobs,...

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Donald F. "Scotty" Skotnicki

Donald F. "Scotty" Skotnicki -2015

Donald F. "Scotty" Skotnicki, age 80 of Wilmington, DE, formerly of Erie, PA passed peacefully,surrounded by his family at sunrise on Easter Sunday, April 5, 2015. Scotty worked for American Optical and Western Termite and Pest Control until his retirement in 1998. He proudly served as a torpedoman in the United States Navy from 1956-1961 on the U.S.S. Norfolk. He thoroughly enjoyed his time at sea where he saw the world and made many...

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Alice T. Banks

Alice T. Banks -2015

Alice Theresa Banks, age 85, of Wilmington, DE passed away Sunday, April 5, 2015 in the Season's Hospice Unit at Christiana Hospital, Newark, DE. Alice was a graduate of Ridley High School, Class of 1948. After working for Bell Telephone as a telephone operator, Mrs. Banks had various accounting positions at local businesses in and around Wilmington. She retired from Winner Automotive Group in 2009. Alice was an active participant with the...

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Dolores P. Brown

Dolores P. Brown -2015

Dolores P. Brown (ACABRN X. YKAND) Dolores P. Brown, age 79, of Claymont, DE gracefully entered unto the Lord, March 26, 2015. Dolores loved time spent with family and friends. She enjoyed solving puzzles, her specialty was cryptography. She also enjoyed playing Bingo, watching NASCAR and football. After retiring from Sears Roebuck Company, she went on to work at St. Francis Hospital. Dolores was preceded in death by her husband,...

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Paul L. Voss, Sr.

Paul L. Voss, Sr. -2015

Paul L. Voss, Sr., of Wilmington, DE, died March 26, 2015 at the age of 82. Born in 1932, he was the son of the late Earl and Myrtle Voss. Mr. Voss graduated from Claymont High School, Class of 1950, and went on to work at Sun Oil Company from 1950, until retirement in 1990. A veteran of the U.S. Army, he served his country from December 1952 to December 1954. He was a member of Hall Burke in Holly Oak, the Brandywine Club, the Moose Club,...

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Catherine M. Gambill

Catherine M. Gambill -2015

Catherine M. Gambill, age, 94 of Claymont, DE died on Thursday, March 26, 2015 at home surrounded by her family. Catherine was a sales associate for Braunsteins, for over 20 years. She was predeceased by her husband, Arthur M. Gambill. She is survived by her son, Joseph Dorris (Carol) of Maryland; her daughter, Martha Dorris, of Pennsylvania; 4 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren, and 2 great, great grandchildren. Friends may...

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William Emil "Bill" DeGregoriis

William Emil "Bill" DeGregoriis -2015

William "Bill" DeGregoriis, age 63, of Claymont. Delaware, passed away on Friday, March 27, 2015. Bill was born in Wilmington, DE on February 10, 1952 to the late William and Rita (Pecorio) DeGregoriis, Bill was a loving father, brother, uncle, brother-in-law, friend and husband. He worked for DP&L for almost 40 years. Bill graduated from Salesianum High School and the University of Delaware. He was a gifted athlete playing baseball and...

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Joan Rogemoser

Joan Rogemoser -2015

Joan Rogemoser, 93, of New Castle, DE, received her last honorable discharge and final orders from her Lord & Savior on March 30, 2015. Joan was born on April 12, 1921 in Sheffield, England and raised in Buffalo, NY. She was an accomplished equestrian, pilot and fashion model in New York City. She joined the Woman's Army Corp in 1942 and was stationed at Camp Kilmer, NJ. She was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant prior to the end of WWII. ...

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Elmer  E. Krauss

Elmer E. Krauss -2015

Elmer E. Krauss, passed away peacefully on March 13th, 2015 at the age of 86. Elmer was a devoted and loving husband to the love of his life Gladys for 65 years of wonderful marriage. Elmer is survived by a brother Robert (Ethelene) Krauss of Seaford and a sister-in-law "little" Dot Krauss of Claymont. The five of them had great times getting together to crack a bushel of blue-tip crabs at Bob's house in Seaford. Elmer and Gladys had 2...

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Paul A. Lambert

Paul A. Lambert -2015

Paul A. Lambert, age 74, of 507 W. 11th Street, New Castle, passed away on March 14, 2015 at Christiana Hospital. Mr. Lambert was born on May 27, 1940, in Methuen, Massachusetts to the late Aimee Lambert and Osite Alie Lambert. He was a graduate of Lowell Technical High School in Lowell Massachusetts and retired after twenty-five years of service from Strawbridge & Clothier. Mr. Lambert was a social member of St. Gabriel's in New Castle,...

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Elsie B. Clark

Elsie B. Clark -2015

Elsie B. Clark, 90 years old, of New Castle, DE, passed away on Thursday, March 12, 2015. She was born on November 17, 1924 in Wilmington, DE to the late Myrtle and Crawford Brown. Elsie was a homemaker, known for her many different varieties of Christmas Cookies. She was a member of New Castle Presbyterian Church for over 50 years. She was preceded in death by her parents, her son, William M . Clark, and her grandson, Matthew B. Clark,...

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Andria Summa

Andria Summa -2015

Andria Summa, of New Castle, Delaware, died peacefully at home on Thursday, March 5, 2015, the third anniversary of the death of her loving husband of 65 years, Phil. Andria was also preceded in death by her beautiful son, Franny. She was the daughter of Capt. William A. Anderson and Ivy (Pye). She is survived by her loving caregivers for the last 4 years of her life, her son, Robert Summa, Margie, children, Phil, Teresa and her husband,...

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Patricia  A. Maslovich

Patricia A. Maslovich -2015

Patricia A. Maslovich, age 76, of North Fort Myers, FL., formerly of Wilmington, DE, passed away peacefully on Sunday, February 15, 2015 with her loving husband, Fred by her side. Patricia was the daughter of the late Robert Kitchen and Rose (Talbot) Kitchen. She graduated from Glens Falls High School in Glens Falls, NY and the Badger Business School in Green Bay, WI. Pat retired from Hercules Inc. as an Executive Receptionist Corporate...

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Thomas Edward Ward, Sr.

Thomas Edward Ward, Sr. -2015

Thomas Edward Ward, Sr. of Claymont, DE passed away at home on February 14, 2015 at the age of 66. The oldest of seven children, he was born in Carbondale, PA, to Dolores (Mullaney) and the late Charles Ward. After moving to Delaware the family settled in Ardentown. Upon graduation from Salesianum High School, Tom volunteered for the U.S. Army and completed airborne training. He served a tour of duty defending the Republic of Vietnam, earning...

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Robert "Bob""Bud" L. Rose

Robert "Bob""Bud" L. Rose -2015

Robert "Bob" "Bud" L. Rose of Wilmington, DE, age 87, passed away peacefully at Straub Clinic and Hospital in Honolulu, Hawaii on February 12, 2015. Robert was a life-long resident of New Castle County. Robert proudly served his country during World War II as a member of the United States Air Force. In addition to being a Brother with St. John's Lodge No. 2 for 56 years he was also a member of the American Legion and a faithful member of...

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Paul Thomas Morris, Sr.

Paul Thomas Morris, Sr. -2015

Paul Thomas Morris, Sr., age 73, of Middletown, DE passed away at home on Monday, February 16, 2015 surrounded by his loved ones. Paul graduated from Newark High School in 1960. He lived in New Castle, DE where he worked as a Truck Driver for over 25 years, retiring in 1992. Paul had a love for fishing and the outdoors. He was a long-time member of the New Castle Lions Club and a member of the MOT Senior Center. He is predeceased by...

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Barbara Gale Strosnider

Barbara Gale Strosnider -2015

Barbara was a native of Delaware, born in Wilmington in 1934 during the Great Depression, the family lived in, or around, Old New Castle all their lives. Barbara Ann graduated from William Penn High School in 1952, President of her student class. She was a great athlete and loved sports, being a 3-time letter in Basketball, Field Hockey, Softball, and Cheerleading. She was also a great bowler; we recall her throwing 200+ games with ease! And...

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John Charles Smith

John Charles Smith -2015

John Charles Smith passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on February 8, 2015. He was 83. He was born in Sunbury, PA on December 5, 1931, graduated from Sunbury High School in 1949 and worked as a printer, beginning with the Sunbury Daily Item, retiring from the News Journal in 1990. He was a member of the Jaycees and the Moose Lodge. He attended St. Mark's United Methodist Church and was known for making apple dumplings for the...

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William H. Beale

William H. Beale -2015

William H. Beale, age 89, of Claymont, DE died Monday, February 2nd at home. Born in 1925 in Wilmington, DE, he attended Wilmington High School before leaving to serve in the Armed Forces, joining the fight in WW II. Serving proudly as a Private in the US Army 83rd Infantry Division's E Company, he was badly wounded in action on July 4th 1944 near Normandy, France. As a Purple Heart recipient, he was one of the lucky few from his Company...

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Eleanor Laura Miller -2015

Eleanor Laura Miller, age 94 of Claymont, DE is survived by her daughter, Gloria T. Miller; and former husband, Lyle F. Miller. Her kindness, compassionate heart and love will be remembered forever. Services will be at the convenience of the family. To offer condolences, visit: www.gebhartfuneralhomes.com 302.798.7726

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Betty M. Crowther

Betty M. Crowther -2015

Betty Crowther, age 89, of Glen Mills, PA, formerly of Claymont, DE, passed away on February 3, 2015 at Maris Grove's Rose Court. Betty graduated from Newtown (PA) High School in 1943 and worked for Bell Telephone for several years. She was a homemaker, mother, grandmother and 'great grandma'. She was a member of the United Methodist Church of the Atonement, and volunteered for many functions over the years. Betty was predeceased by...

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John R. Daveler -2015

M/Sgt. John R. Daveler, age 85, born July 17, 1929, of Frankford, DE passed away on Friday, January 23, 2015. Born in Lancaster, County, PA, he entered the United States Air Force, where he was a Squadron Training N.C.O., instructor in atomic, biological and chemical warfare; Crash and Structural Fire Chief and First Sergeant. He was on the atomic bomb test in Yucca Flats, Nevada in 1953. He retired in 1969 after 21 years of service of...

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Marie  L. "Mi Mi"  Amoroso

Marie L. "Mi Mi" Amoroso -2015

Age 81, of New Castle, DE, passed away peacefully on January 31, 2015. Marie graduated from Larksville High School, PA. She retired from a long career with the DuPont Co., enjoyed many years as a semi-pro bowler, was active in local politics into her seventies, was an avid Eagles fan and loved her dogs. Marie is survived by and will be greatly missed by her children, Vivian Giallanza of FL, Anthony Amoroso of KS, Jennifer Briggs of CT,...

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