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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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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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