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Becky J. Yencharis

Becky J. Yencharis -2016

Becky J. Yencharis, a resident of Claymont, Delaware, died at home on October 18, 2016. Becky was born in Scranton, PA to Joseph and Ann Bulauskas and had five siblings, all deceased. Becky was married to Al Yencharis, who died in 1986. Prior to her retirement, she was employed at the Teledyne-Wirz for many years. She is survived by nieces and nephews. Becky was an avid runner and won races in many states in her age division. She was a...

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Clinton Mark Charles

Clinton Mark Charles -2016

Clinton Mark Charles, age 62, of Claymont, DE passed away at home on October 7, 2016. He will truly be missed by everyone that knew and came into contact with him. Clint was a very private person but was always willing to help anyone in need. He had a heart as big as the moon and a hug for everyone. Clinton was very close to his family. When his father passed away in 1975, he went to school, got a job, and helped to support his mother until...

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Edwin F. Williams, Jr.

Edwin F. Williams, Jr. -2016

Edwin F. Williams, Jr., age 64, of Elkton, Maryland, formerly of New Castle, Delaware died on October 2, 2016 in his home in Elkton, Maryland. Edwin was a graduate of William Penn High School class of 1970. He was a retired Elevator Mechanic for the DuPont Company. He was an avid hunter and bird dog trainer. He loved horses and the outdoors. Edwin was preceded in death by his first wife, Patti Williams. He is survived by his wife,...

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Betty M. Filliben

Betty M. Filliben -2016

Betty M. Filliben, age 92, of Middletown, DE, formerly of New Castle, DE passed away Monday, October 3, 2016 in Broadmeadow Nursing Home. Betty was a graduate of William Penn High School, Class of 1942. She was employed for over 30 years for the Great A&P Tea Company, retiring in 1982. Betty is survived and will be lovingly missed by her children, Kathleen O'Neill (Joe), Joseph F. Filliben (Cathy), Annette Leech (Tony Domino); 6...

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Shelby Jean Stiles

Shelby Jean Stiles -2016

Shelby Jean Stiles passed away peacefully on September 23, 2016 at Cadia Pike Creek, Wilmington, DE with family by her side. Shelby was preceded in death by her mother, Katheryn Campbell; her husband of 25 years, David E. Stiles; her sister, Mary Liberi; and her two brothers, T and Howie Trawick. She is survived by her son, David G. Stiles of Williamsport, PA; twin daughters, Danna K. Regelski of Reading, PA and Donna R. Stiles of Arrington...

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Donald "Dunkin" Ray Allred, Jr.

Donald "Dunkin" Ray Allred, Jr. -2016

Donald "Dunkin" Ray Allred Jr., 48, of Claymont, Delaware was reunited with his mom, aunt and grandparents on Sunday, September 25, 2016 after a long well-fought battle with lung cancer. Donald was born December 7, 1967 in Wilmington, Delaware to Mary (Clark) Hickey and Donald Allred. He attended Brandywine High School and received his diploma from Greensburg High School. At age 18, Donald joined the United States Army where he served...

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Genevieve L. Miller -2016

Genevieve L. Miller, age 86, of Olde New Castle, DE, died on Monday, September 26th, 2016. She was born in the summer of 1930. Genevieve graduated from H.F. Brown Vocational High School. Afterwards, she enlisted in the United States Air Force and served during the Korean War. After the war, she returned home to earn a Bachelor of Science from East Stroudsburg State Teachers College in PA. She taught in Edison Township, NJ. Genevieve held a...

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Robert  D. Fleck, Jr.

Robert D. Fleck, Jr. -2016

Robert D. Fleck, Jr., of New Castle, Delaware, passed away after a brief battle with cancer, on Thursday, September 22, 2016. Robert was born on February 4, 1947 and was the son of the late Robert D. Fleck, Sr. and the late Mollie Reeves Fleck. Bob graduated from University of Delaware in 1969 with a BS in Chemical Engineering and from University of Virginia in 1971 with an MS, also in Chemical Engineering. He worked only briefly as an...

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Richard Earl Cake 1960-2016

Richard Earl Cake, 56, of New Castle, DE passed away on September 16, 2016 at Christiana Hospital, Newark, DE. He was born on May 31, 1960. Richard attended William Penn High School and graduated from James H. Adult High School in 1983. He was employed by Crowell Corporation and worked as a machine operator. He is survived by his fiancée, Florence Baffone; mother, Joan Cake; and sister, Cheri Lawruk. Richard has 9 nieces and 7 nephews. ...

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Alvan F. Dobson, Jr.

Alvan F. Dobson, Jr. -2016

Alvan "Dobbie" Dobson, Jr. age 87 of Claymont, DE passed away peacefully at home while surrounded by his family on Wednesday, September 14, 2016. A native Delawarean, Dobbie was born on July 12, 1929, some say with a rubber coat, hip boots and helmet on into a family of firefighters. He began his volunteer firefighting at a young age with Five Points Fire Company and served at Claymont Fire Company for over 60 years, where he was a life...

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Mark S. Gland

Mark S. Gland -2016

Mark S. Gland, age 56, of Delaware City, DE, passed away peacefully at home on August 10, 2016. He leaves behind his beloved son, Zachary R. Gland, of Delaware City, DE, his mother, Hedy A. Gland of New Castle, DE, and his loving companion, Kathy Sobus, of Wilmington, DE. Mark , who was raised in New Castle, DE, and went to William Penn High School, was a contractor and owned the Mark Gland Company, specializing in historic restorations,...

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Glenn Leo Harmon

Glenn Leo Harmon -2016

Glenn Leo Harmon, age 64, of Claymont, Delaware, formerly of Crum Lynne, Pennsylvania, passed away on Friday, August 26, 2016 at Christiana Hospital after a long battle with cancer. Born in Chester, PA on May 3, 1952, he was the son of the late William D. and Ozzilene Harmon. Glenn grew up in Crum Lynne, PA and attended Ridley High School. He worked as an Operating Engineer at Jones Lang LaSalle and was previously a maintenance supervisor...

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John E. Archer -2016

John Emerson Archer, age 81, of Claymont, DE died August 28, 2016. John was born in Reading, PA, the son of F. Emerson and S. Agnes Archer. He attended Mount Pleasant H.S. and received a BA and MA from West Chester State Teachers College. He taught Social Studies and helped with intramural sports and jazz club. He had a love of music, especially jazz, Big Bands and Frank Sinatra. He loved subs, peanut butter, the Eagles, Phillies, Penn...

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Eugene A. Petrella

Eugene A. Petrella -2016

Eugene Petrella of Wilmington, DE, passed away on Sunday, August 28, 2016 at the age of 93. He is predeceased by his wife of 67 years, Josephine Petrella. Eugene was born in Belleplain, NJ on April 29, 1923. He was the son of the late Elizabeth and Andrea (Andrew) Petrella, both immigrants from Italy. He attended school at Cape May Court House where he graduated in 1941. After graduation, he and two other boys from Belleplain were...

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William Tatem "Bill" Quillen

William Tatem "Bill" Quillen -2016

William Tatem "Bill" Quillen, age 81, died suddenly and peacefully on August 19. In addition to his parents, Robert James Quillen, Sr. and Gladys Tatem Quillen, he was predeceased by his wife of 56 years, Marcia Everhart Stirling Quillen; his brother, Robert James Quillen, Jr.; and his nephew, Robert Irvine Quillen. Bill is survived by his daughters, Carol Everhart Quillen (George McLendon) and Tracey Tatem Quillen (John Carney); his...

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Jeffrey Brian LaFrancis -2016

Jeffrey Brian LaFrancis, age 54, of Wilmington, DE died on Saturday, August 20, 2016. Jeffrey attended Concord High School, Concord, N.H. He was a truck driver and route manager for over 25 years. Jeffrey loved to travel, enjoyed being outdoors and helping others. He is survived by his caretaker and former wife, Sharon LaFrancis; his step-daughter, Jeanette C. Boring; his step-son, Vincent A. Martinez; his brothers, Ron LaFrancis of New...

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Nancy B. Ferguson

Nancy B. Ferguson -2016

Nancy Bailey Ferguson, age 87, of New Castle, DE passed away on Monday, August 1, 2016. Nancy was born in East New Market, MD on April 17, 1929, and was raised in Delmar, DE. She attended Goldey College in Wilmington, DE and spent more than two decades as a secretary with Du Pont Co. Nancy married the love of her life, Harry W. Ferguson, Sr., in 1949; they were married for 61 years. Nancy is predeceased by her husband, Harry and their...

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Peggy Ann Hoylman

Peggy Ann Hoylman -2016

Peggy Ann Hoylman, age 66, of Wilmington, DE passed away at home, August 3, 2016. Peggy was preceded in death by her sister, Norma Lorraine Rozati. She is survived by her husband of 45 wonderful years, Jack Hoylman; daughters, Sabrina Milo and Lavette Milo; granddaughter, Erica Sullenberger; 4 great-grandchildren; brother, Hollis Cox; sister, Jean Saltzman and her husband, Jack; and step-daughter, Michele DePorter. Services and burial...

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Beth Ann Stack

Beth Ann Stack -2016

Beth Ann Stack, (nee) Lejman, age 58, of Wilmington, DE formerly of Philadelphia, PA passed away on Sunday, July 24th, 2016, peacefully with family beside her. Beth attended and graduated Sun Valley High School, Brookhaven, PA, Class of 1976. She then went on to become an Office Manager in the Insurance and Real-Estate fields out of Philadelphia, PA for thirty plus years. Beth's passion for music and the arts started from the early age of...

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Charles W. "Chuck" Smith

Charles W. "Chuck" Smith -2016

Charles W. "Chuck" Smith, age 61, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania passed away suddenly on Saturday, July 16, 2016, in Cape Cod, Massachusetts, where he had vacationed every July for more than twenty years. Born in 1954, he was the son of Charles S. and Joan (Hopkins) Smith. He was raised in St. Georges, Delaware. He graduated from the University of Delaware and the University of Wisconsin with a Masters of Library Science. He had a 32 year...

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Barbara A. McGhee

Barbara A. McGhee -2016

Barbara Ann (McNelly) McGhee passed away after a long illness on Friday, July 15, 2016. She would have been 68 on July 17th. Born at Chester Hospital in Chester, PA in 1948, she graduated from Claymont High School and remained a lifetime Claymont resident and member of the VFW. Barbara worked for General Motors, the Brandywine School District, and Shop Rite Food Market. She was preceded in death by her parents, Harry and Harriet McNelly,...

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Nicole "Nikki" Shaw -2016

Nicole Shaw "Nikki", age 55, of Wilmington, Delaware, died on July 2, 2016. She attended Claymont High School, where she met many of her lifelong friends. She was a former Front-End Supervisor of Acme Supermarkets, where she worked for 37 years. When she was not around close family and friends, you would always find Nikki tending to her gardens and flowers or flipping through magazines. She was preceded in death by her beloved son,...

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James W. "Jimmy" Harris, Jr. -2016

James W. Harris, Jr., 53, formally of Claymont, DE went to be with Lord on June 30th, 2016, he passed away in his home in Millsboro, DE. Jimmy was born in Claymont, DE to the late Nancy Harris (Thompson) and James W. Harris Sr. on June 28th 1963. He attended Claymont High School. He went on to work with his father in construction at Harris Construction Company. Jimmy had his captains license and was an avid fisherman who loved being on the...

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David Irvin Walker

David Irvin Walker -2016

David Irvin Walker, age 36, of New Castle, DE passed away Sunday morning, June 26th, 2016 while at home. David was a high school graduate, and attended William Penn High School. He worked with his father on the family's farm. He enjoyed going to Old Country Buffet, and spending time with his children at the beach. David was known for his unique sense of humor and enjoyed pulling pranks on friends and family. You might often see him reading...

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Charles D. "Slick" Lawrence, Sr.

Charles D. "Slick" Lawrence, Sr. -2016

Charles Dwight "Slick" Lawrence, Sr., age 65, of Wilmington, DE, died on Thursday, June 30, 2016. Charles was employed by Waste Management for twenty years. He was predeceased by his daughter, Angela DeFrancis and his sister, Jennifer Serpe. He is survived by his loving wife, Maggie; devoted loving son, Chuck D. Lawrence, Jr. and his wife,; one sister, Lynn; one brother, Walter and his wife; his daughter, Ronda; four grandchildren; one...

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