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Edward J. Sumoski

Edward J. Sumoski -2016

Edward J. Sumoski of Claymont, DE passed away at home on Tuesday, January 26, 2016, at the age of 90. Though his body had started to and finally failed him, his heart and mind and sense of humor never did. Ed is preceded in death by his wife, Theresa Sumoski, of Ambler, PA; his father and mother, Joseph Sumoski and Frances Anascavage Sumoski, of Minersville, PA. "Eddie," as he was best known, is survived by and will be very deeply missed...

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Laura E. Perry

Laura E. Perry -2016

Laura E. Perry, age 87, of New Castle, DE passed away surrounded by her loving family on Monday, February 8th, 2016. She is now in the loving arms of Jesus Christ for all eternity. Laura was a devoted mother and nurse for many years. She enjoyed the fellowship of her Christian friends and family and attended Victory Fellowship Church. She is predeceased by her daughter, Rebecca Ruth Tucker on February 21st, 2015. Laura is...

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George Edward Rambo

George Edward Rambo -2016

George E. Rambo, age 84, of Claymont, DE passed away Sunday, February 7, 2016 at Delaware Hospice Center, Milford, DE. George graduated from P.S. DuPont High School, Class of 1949. He was a lineman, cable-splicer and PBX repairman for Diamond State Telephone. A computer engineer with AT&T, George retired after 42 total years in the telephone industry. He enlisted in the U.S. Army, where he was eventually promoted to Drill Sergeant while...

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David F. Bullock

David F. Bullock -2016

David F. Bullock, age 68, of Claymont, DE, passed away peacefully at home on February 1, 2016, surrounded by his family. David was a 1965 graduate of Claymont High School, where he was an avid football player and wrestler. He retired as Chief Operator from Sun Oil Refinery in 2001 after 35 years of dedicated service. David proudly served his country in the US Army and was a Vietnam Veteran. David's children and grandchildren were the...

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David P. Jensen, Sr.

David P. Jensen, Sr. -2016

Dave Jensen, age 86, was called by Our Lord on January 31, 2016. Known by many as "Pop", he lived all his life in New Castle, DE, where in his early years he piloted the New Castle-Pennsville Ferry. He is preceded in death by his parents, Lars and Grace Jensen; and siblings, Lars, Jr., Dorothy, Gladys, Mary, Otto, Charles and Robert. He is survived by the love of his life and wife of almost 66 years, Eva Wegrzynowski Jensen; son, Dave ...

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Craig Seltzer -2016

Craig Seltzer, age 50, of Wilmington, DE, died on January 19, 2016. Craig served in the United States Army. He was preceded in death by his parents, Jules and Carol Seltzer, and his brother Eric Seltzer. Craig will be remembered by his best friends, Mario, Sal and Ellen, and many nice neighbors. Friends are invited to attend a visitation on Wednesday, February 3, 2016 at 10:00am, at Gebhart Funeral Home, 3401 Philadelphia Pike...

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Donald W. Dixon, Sr. -2016

Donald W. Dixon Sr., age 83, of New Castle, DE passed away on January 24, 2016. Mr. Dixon was born on April 10, 1932 and he proudly served his country in the US Navy. He is survived by his beloved wife, Ina Lee Dixon; two sons, Donald W. Dixon, Jr., Jeffery K. Dixon of North Carolina; granddaughter, Samantha Dixon; sister, Ida Mae Williams and brother, William H. Dixon of North Carolina; step children Sharon and Paul Smith of Townsend, DE,...

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Julia Ann "Judy" Meixell -2016

Julia Ann "Judy" Meixell, 76, of Smyrna, DE passed away on Thursday, January 21, 2016 at Kent General Hospital after a battle with cancer. Julia was born in Philadelphia, PA. She married Veryl V. Meixell, Jr. and lived in Wilmington, DE prior to moving to Smyrna, DE. She worked at Verizon Communications until she retired in 2001. She enjoyed going on cruises and spending time at the beach with family and friends. Julia is preceded in...

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Ronald H. "Hoppie" Hopkins

Ronald H. "Hoppie" Hopkins -2016

Ronnie H. Hopkins, age 84, of Wilmington, DE passed away Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at Seasons Hospice, Christiana Care. Ronnie graduated from Wilmington High School, Class of 1950. In his earlier years, he was a chauffeur and maintenance worker for Wilhelmina DuPont Ross. Mr. Hopkins served his country in the US Navy during the Korean War aboard the USS Quincy and USS Mississippi. Ronnie was preceded in death by his wife, Luzia M....

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Martha Ellen Shipe -2015

Martha died early Christmas evening in the comfort of her home, surrounded by her loving family, during a thunderstorm - God's way of calling her home and celebrating her life with a spectacular unseasonal display of nature. There was no more fitting way for her to leave us. Born in Sunbury, Pennsylvania, on June 19, 1921, Martha grew up along the Susquehanna River in Sunbury with her two sisters, Betty and Peg. Her father taught her to...

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Frances T. "Fran" Horner

Frances T. "Fran" Horner -2016

Frances T. Horner "Fran", of Claymont, DE, formerly of Scranton, PA, died on January 4, 2016, at Crozer-Keystone Hospice Residence at Taylor Hospital Upon graduation from Holy Rosary School in Scranton, PA, Fran enrolled in the Mercy Hospital School of Nursing. She then worked for a time as a private duty nurse until enlisting in the U.S. Army during WWII. She served nearly 4 years as a 1st Lieutenant in the Army Nurse Corps, 11th Evacuation...

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John Stasho -2016

John Stasho, age 92, of Wilmington, DE passed away Wednesday, January 6, 2016. Mr. Stasho was born in 1923 in Pottsville, PA. He graduated from St. Clair High School, PA and retired from the DuPont Co. He served in the armed services during WWII and loved the outdoors. John volunteered his time clearing and maintaining hiking trails at the Hawk Mountain Bird Sanctuary. Mr. Stasho is survived by his brother, Michael; and his nephews and...

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Robert David Watts

Robert David Watts -2015

Robert David Watts, 88, a loving Husband, Father. Pop Pop & Granpoppy, passed away on December 21st, 2015 with his family by his side. He was born on February 8th,1927 to the late Omar & Marjorie Watts in Eddystone, PA, 1 of 6 children. He is survived by two sisters, Sarah Lines and Dorothy Pauley. Robert graduated from High School and went immediately into the Army. He then married the late Florence Mary Dougherty on February 15th, 1947 who...

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Betty J. Spence

Betty J. Spence -2015

Age 83, of Claymont, DE, formerly of Boothwyn, PA passed away Sunday, December 20, 2015 at home surrounded by her loving family. Betty was born in Wattsville, VA, the daughter of the late Goldie Creswell (Tyndall) and Elmer B. Watson. She was a cafeteria manager with the Brandywine School District for 30 years. Betty enjoyed shopping, crocheting and traveling. Her biggest joy in life were her grandchildren and great-grandchildren and...

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Veronica "Sis" Gebhart Davis

Veronica "Sis" Gebhart Davis -2015

Veronica, 82, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, December 8th, 2015 surrounded by her family. Born in New Castle, DE in 1933, "Sis" was a daughter of the late William (Woody) H. Gebhart and Veronica (Bonnie) Freebery Gebhart. A lifelong resident of New Castle who enjoyed her daily walk down Battery Park, spending time with her grandchildren, and playing her favorite video poker machine in Atlantic City. In addition to her parents,...

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Larry Wayne Hicks -2015

Larry Wayne Hicks, age 67, of Claymont, DE passed away Monday, December 14, 2015.

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John R. Parks, Sr.

John R. Parks, Sr. -2015

John R. Parks, Sr., age 81, of Millsboro, DE, formerly of New Castle, DE passed away at Seasons Hospice, Christiana Hospital on Sunday, November 29, 2015. John was born in New Castle, DE, one of six children to the late James and Martha (Maxwell) Parks. He retired from the Chrysler Corporation after 30 years of service. After retirement, John started his own lawn service business which he operated for several years. Young at heart and mind...

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Donald J. Koppes -2015

Donald J. Koppes, age 83, of Bear, DE passed away Thursday, December 10, 2015 at home. Mr. Koppes worked for the DuPont Company Experimental Station for 33 years. He proudly served in the United States Air Force. Donald is preceded in death by his wife, Virginia K. Koppes; He is survived by his stepdaughter, Marlena J. McDowell and stepson, Creed L. York (Myrtle). A Committal Service will be held privately at Delaware Veterans...

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Rose C. "Mickey" Mills -2015

Rose C. Mills, age 82, of Claymont, DE passed away Wednesday, November 25, 2015 at home. Rose worked for Atlantic Aviation for 20 years and BJ's Wholesale Club for an additional 20 years. She was a member of New Castle Moose Lodge. Rose was preceded in death by her sons, Christopher Mills and Robert E. Mills, Jr. She is survived by her son, Steven Charles Mills of Claymont, DE; grandson, Christopher William Mills of Fort Smith, Arkansas;...

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Betty McIntyre Ferriola

Betty McIntyre Ferriola -2015

Betty McIntyre Ferriola – 86 of Smyrna, DE, Formerly of New Castle, DE, went home to be with Her Lord on Sunday, November 29, 2015. Betty Lucille Guseman was born in Brandonville, West Virginia, to parents Marshall Gay and Euruth Anna Kelly Guseman. She attended the Locust Grove School, Preston County Schools, and graduated from Bruceton WV High School. She married Clarence H. McIntyre Jr. and traveling for work, came to Delaware in...

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Sylvester Vied, Jr. "Jr." -2015

Sylvester Vied, Jr. "Jr." passed away peacefully with family at his side on Sunday, November 22, 2015 after a short illness with brain cancer. He was born on November 1, 1927 in Summerfield, West Virginia. He had worked in the coal mines in Fireco and Anjean, West Virginia. In the early 50's he relocated to Delaware with his wife and children where he had lived until his death. He worked at Baker Motors as Service Manager, with long time...

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Janice Irene Harvey

Janice Irene Harvey -2015

Janice Irene Harvey, age 74, of Claymont, DE died Friday, November 20th, 2015 at Compassionate Care Hospice. Janice graduated from Claymont High School. She was an X-Ray technician for DuPont and she worked for the State of Delaware. Ms. Harvey was a devoted Philadelphia Eagles and Phillies fan. She loved her cat "Gizmo". Janice is predeceased by her loving sister Ruthann Strickler. Ms. Harvey is survived by her brother Ronald Harvey...

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Inez Mary "Cita" Rice -2015

Inez Mary Rice (Cita), age 91, of Wilmington, Delaware, passed away at home on November 19, 2015. Cita was the beloved mother and mother-in-law of Anne and Charlie, grandmother of Chris, David and Rob, and aunt of the Clavelouxs, Stricklers and Rices. She showed unconditional love and unwavering commitment to her family. She cherished memories of her deceased husband, parents, sisters and brothers in law, and nephews. Cita was bright, kind...

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Mary M. Tokarchick -2015

Mary M. Tokarchick (nee Drumblusky) age, 98, of Claymont, DE, passed away peacefully on November 17, 2015. Mary was the beloved wife of the late John Tokarchick. She was a loving aunt to several nieces and nephews. Mary was predeceased by her parents, Michael and Mary Drumblusky, and her sisters, Anne Leshko, Lenore Terway, and her brother, Albert Drumblusky. Mass of Christian Burial will be offered Saturday, November 21, 2015 at 10...

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Margaret Hetrick (Esposito) Wilhelm

Margaret Hetrick (Esposito) Wilhelm -2015

Margaret Y. Wilhelm, 81, passed away Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015 surrounded by her family. A native of Olde New Castle, Margaret was born in DuBois, PA. She graduated from William Penn High School class of 1952. Margaret's family was her true pride and joy. She was generous with her time and talent. Her jovial spirit captivated everyone she met. Margaret enjoyed an active lifestyle through vacationing, road trips, and cheering on her...

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