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Doris L. Barlow -2015

Doris L. Barlow, age 85, of Claymont, DE, formerly of Mifflintown, PA passed away July 26, 2015. Mrs. Barlow was a supervisor for Elwyn, Inc. Doris was preceded in death by her husband, William "Gilbert" Barlow. She is survived by her children, Gary Bleiler of Claymont, DE, Paul Bleiler of Trainer, PA, Patricia Link of Chester, PA; brother, Paul Frymire of Lewistown, PA; 4 grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews....

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Marcia  Everhart Stirling  Quillen

Marcia Everhart Stirling Quillen -2015

Marcia Everhart Stirling Quillen, age 77, died on Sunday, July 19. She is survived by her husband of 56 years, William (Bill) Tatem Quillen; her daughters, Carol Everhart Quillen (George McLendon) and Tracey Tatem Quillen (John Carney); her grandchildren, Caitlin Everhart Lohrenz, Samuel Quillen Carney, and James Tatem Stirling Carney; her sister-in-law, Barbara Quillen; niece Anne Quillen Donecker and her family; beloved cousins and friends....

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Clara Eva Skatuler -2015

Clara Eva Skatuler, age 89, of Elkton, MD, formerly of Wilmington, DE died on Tuesday, July 21, 2015 at her home. Clara graduated from Pembrook High School. She attended nursing school and graduated as a Registered Nurse. She was a secretary for Sears Fashion Center in Stanton, DE. Clara was a member of the Wilmington Senior Center, and the Red Hat Society. She also had a student pilot license. She was predeceased by her husband,...

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Debbie Vagnoni

Debbie Vagnoni -2015

Debbie Vagnoni was born on November 18, 1957 and passed away suddenly on June 27, 2015. Debbie was a lifelong Delaware resident and graduated from Claymont High School. She studied hair at Vidal Sassoon in California and then went to work at "Hair" on Lea Boulevard. She later worked at "Ralph's Scissors Sensations" and ended her career in hair at "Kevin's Hair Design". Throughout her life she also became a well known waitress and...

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Samuel A. Dominick -2015

Samuel A. Dominick, age 95, of Wilmington, DE died on Tuesday, June 30, 2015. Samuel was a railroad car repairman for Amtrak, retiring in 1980. He was a life member of Veterans of Foreign wars, post 5447, Holly Oak. He served his country as a Marine in WWII. He was preceded in death his wife, Ida M. Dominick. He is survived by his daughter, Anne Marie Dominick, with whom he lived: his son, Thomas Dominick and his wife, Cindi; his...

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Diane Vispi Banning

Diane Vispi Banning -2015

Diane Vispi Banning, 60 of Bear, DE passed away early on Sunday, June 28, 2015 at her Rehoboth Beach home. Diane was born on July 20, 1954 in Chester, PA. She graduated from Claymont High School and started a career at Wilmington Trust for many years. In the 90's, she was eager to make a change in her career. With her strong work ethics she was hired as Special Event Coordinator for New Castle County. She enjoyed the hustle and bustle of...

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Betty Jane Jewell

Betty Jane Jewell -2015

Betty Jewell, age 94, of Toledo, Ohio, died on Saturday, July 3, 2015 in her home. Betty was loved by everyone she met. She loved music, reading and conversations. She was predeceased by her husband, Norm Jewell. She is survived by her daughter, Holly Phillips and son-in-law, Tim Bennett and grand dogs, Baxter, Rufus, Toby and Casper. Service and burial will be held privately. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the...

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Nancy Marie McCusker Hoffman

Nancy Marie McCusker Hoffman -2015

Nancy McCusker Hoffman, passed away suddenly on June 23, 2015. She is survived by her parents, Joan Frati and Joseph McCusker, Sr. Also, survived by her children, Travis, Joshua and Quinn; her grandson, Brenden; her brother, Jay and his wife Debbie and their children Amanda, Andrew and Angel; her sister, Lisa Sell and her husband Larry. She was predeceased by her brother, Paul McCusker in 2004. A Mass of Christian Burial will offered...

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William J. Beale -2015

William J. Beale, passed away peacefully into eternal rest on June 23, 2015, surrounded by his loving family. William was born January 01, 1951 as the first child born in the New Year in the State of Delaware. Known to those closest to him as Beatle, for his love of the band, The Beatles, William loved listening to various genres of music and attending concerts. William also enjoyed working with his hands, especially on outdoor projects...

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Joyce Trump Boyer

Joyce Trump Boyer -2015

Age 83, of Claymont, DE, passed away on Thursday, June 4, 2015. Joyce was born in Hershey, PA on August 19, 1931, to the late Admiral Trump and Pearle Trump. She graduated from Hershey High School in 1949. Joyce was predeceased by her husband of 61 years, Harold Henry "Pickles" Boyer. She is survived by her daughter and son, Sandra Gibbons and (Lee) of Elkton, MD, and William Boyer and (Eileen) of Deptford, NJ; 3 grandchildren, Shaun...

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Kitty A. Fultz-Roberts

Kitty A. Fultz-Roberts -2015

Kitty A. Fultz-Roberts, passed away on Thursday, June 11, 2015, surrounded by her loved ones. She was born July 6, 1930 in Kyles Ford, TN, and raised in Pennington Gap, VA. Kitty owned and operated General Exterminating Company for more than 40 years. She was the first woman in Delaware to receive her Pest Control Operator's Certification. She is survived by her husband, Frederick E. Roberts, son, Jimmy (Joan), daughter, Angel (Ken...

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Kathleen Marie Leach

Kathleen Marie Leach -2015

Kathleen Marie Leach, age 69, of Oxford Pennsylvania, formerly of Claymont Delaware, passed away on June 5, 2015, surrounded by her loving family. Kathleen was a graduate of Claymont High School. Kathleen and her husband owned and operated their own business for the past 23 years in Newark, DE. She always enjoyed spending time with her family and studying the bible. She was predeceased by her parents, Helen and James B. Ward, and her...

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Robert Ernest "Bob" Irwin, Sr

Robert Ernest "Bob" Irwin, Sr -2015

Robert Ernest "Bob" Irwin, Sr., age 62, a lifetime resident of Claymont, DE passed away peacefully on May 30, 2015 after a brief illness. He attended Claymont High School and was a Master Diesel Mechanic for the former Pennsylvania Railroad of Philadelphia. He was the youngest man to ever achieve being supervisor in his shop. He was a certified welder and a "Mechanical Wizard", being able to fix anything. Bob sustained work related injuries...

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Joseph P. Foster, Jr.

Joseph P. Foster, Jr. -2015

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Joseph P. Foster, Jr. He passed away on May 21, 2015, at home, after a short unexpected illness. Born on September 2, 1950, Joe was a resident of Old New Castle for most of his life. He attended St. Peter the Apostle Elementary School and graduated from Salesianum High School. He retired in April, due to illness, from the DuPont Experimental Station, after a 30 year career as a...

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Thomas David Eagen -2015

Thomas David Eagen, age 96, of Wilmington, DE passed away peacefully, May 14, 2015 after suffering a stroke April 16th. Born in Brooklyn, NY, Thomas was the son of the late Robert and Margaret Davis Eagen. Tom was the devoted husband of Dorothy Engle Eagen, who passed away January 20, 2004. They enjoyed 58 happy years together. A World War II veteran, Thomas served in the Army Air Corp as a crew chief. Tom worked as a machinist for...

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Wendy Groome -2015

Wendy Marie Groome (Ziegler) May 15, 2015 Her compassion & love for others will never be out of mind. A woman of strength, a woman to admire, her heart touched the souls of many and now her spirit is at rest. Her charismatic laughter will be cherished and treasured always. Predeceased by her father, Martin R Ziegler, survived by her Mother, Laura Ziegler and her loving husband Kevin, son, daughter, the family pup, Onyx and a brother. We...

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Thelda C. Smith -2015

A homemaker and teacher until her death on April 25, 2015, Thelda Smith of New Castle, Delaware, was born on January 15, 1919 to Leson and Hazel Callihan of Bedford County, Pennsylvania. One of twelve children, she is survived by five sisters, Verla Hinson, Belva Ewig, Nancy Foust, Barbara Dishong, Susan Yost; and one brother, Robert Callihan. She was preceded in death by her brothers, Alton, Glenn, and Albert Callihan; and her sisters, Anna...

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William H. Donahey -2015

William H. Donahey, age 68, of Elkton, MD, formerly of Claymont, DE passed away unexpectedly in Baltimore, MD on April 21, 2015. Bill was a 1965 graduate of Claymont High School and Oklahoma State Tech, Class of 68. He enlisted in the US Air Force where he served 4 years, one in Vietnam. Bill was a meat Cutter by trade and retired from Pathmark Food Stores. Bill was preceded in death by his father, Harold Donahey; sister, Ann Nancy...

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Susanne Louise Ratledge -2015

Susanne Louise Ratledge, age 65, of New Castle, DE passed away Monday, May 4, 2015 at home. Born in Wilmington, DE, she was the daughter of the late John Edwin and Abigail Louise Ratledge. Susanne attended Gunning Bedford High School in Delaware City, DE from 1964 to 1968 and the International Correspondence School in Scranton, PA, where she received her High School diploma in 1969. From 1972 to 1987, Susanne was a babysitter. She worked...

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Manuel Silan Romero -2015

Manuel Silan Romero, age 81, formerly of Claymont, DE passed away Friday, April 24, 2015 in Holmes Regional Medical Center, Melbourne, Florida. Manuel was born in Dagupan City, Philippines to the late Daniel and Librada Silan Romero. He was a bookkeeper for Security Bank and Trust in the Philippines, assistant bank manager at Western Savings Bank in Philadelphia and retired with the US Postal Service in Wilmington, DE. Manuel was an avid...

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Joseph  Albert  Dailey

Joseph Albert Dailey -2015

Joseph Albert Dailey, age 31, of Claymont, DE passed away April 26, 2015. A Memorial Service will be held Thursday, May 7, 2015 at 12pm at Gebhart Funeral Home, 3401 Philadelphia Pike, Claymont, DE, where friends may visit with the family beginning at 11am. Burial will be private. To offer condolences, visit: www.gebhartfuneralhomes.com 302.798.7726

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Patricia L. Garrett

Patricia L. Garrett -2015

Patricia L. Garrett, age 74, of Upper Chichester, PA, formerly of Claymont, DE, passed gently on April 28, 2015 at home amongst her loving family. Born in 1941, she was the daughter of the late Harry and Florence Lehr. Patricia attended Smedley Junior High School and Chester High School, both in Chester County, PA. She enjoyed 49 years of marriage to the late Thomas Garrett, Jr., her soul mate and the love of her life. She also spent 56...

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Zelma E. Sheridan -2015

Zelma E. Sheridan, age 93, of Claymont, DE died April 25, 2015, at Forwood Manor Nursing Home, where she resided since 2009. She was a 1939 graduate of Bel Air High School. She graduated in 1942 from the General Hospital School of Nursing. Zelma worked as a registered nurse at Wilmington General Hospital, Visiting Nurses Association, Kentmere Nursing Home and Gilpin Hall Nursing Home, where she retired. She was preceded in death by her...

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Curtis Albert Pritchard

Curtis Albert Pritchard -2015

Curtis Albert Pritchard, age 54, of New Castle, DE passed away peacefully on Friday, April 17, 2015 at the Hillside Center of Wilmington, after a long battle with cancer. Curt was a painter for Cassidy Painting and an avid fan of NASCAR and NFL football. His favorite drivers were Dale Earnhardt and Earnhardt, Jr and he was always cheering for his favorite team, the Colts. He was a member of St. Gabe's Social Club of New Castle and enjoyed...

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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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