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Jeanne E. Corbett

Jeanne E. Corbett -2016

Jeanne Elizabeth Mary Benham Corbett, age 85, of Claymont, DE, formerly of Governor Printz Blvd. and Boothwyn, PA passed away Tuesday, December 13, 2016 at home. Born in winter of 1930 in Abingdon, England, Jeanne was the daughter of the late Arthur and Phyllis Benham. Jeanne graduated from Kendric High School for Girls in London. Afterwards, she took a 7 year private apprenticeship for dressmaking and dress designing. She studied under...

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Laura Wanda (Rogers) Barry

Laura Wanda (Rogers) Barry -2017

Laura Wanda (Rogers) Barry, age 80, of Wilmington, DE passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Saturday, January 14, 2017 at Seasons Hospice. Upon graduating from Wilmington High School in 1954, Wanda spent several years working as a nurse's aide at Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children. She managed The Green Frog Tavern in New Castle for many years and later worked for Pathmark until her retirement in 2012. Wanda was preceded in...

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Mildred E. Cole

Mildred E. Cole -2017

Mildred Elizabeth Cole, age 94, of New Castle, DE passed away peacefully at home on January 15, 2017. She was born in fall of 1922 in New Castle, DE. Mildred was the daughter of Mildred Mannering Strawbridge and Robert Edwin Strawbridge. Mildred graduated from William Penn High School in 1940. Mildred worked at Wilmington Dry Goods before becoming a happy homemaker. Mildred was a life member of Asbury United Methodist Church. Mildred...

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George H Miller III

George H Miller III -2016

George H. Miller III passed away on Tuesday, December 20, 2016 at UPMC Hospital surrounded by his wife, loving family and friends. George graduated from Salesianum High School in 1972 and attended Mount St. Mary's College. He retired from Hopkins Seafood. He also worked at Blue Crab Seafood and Century Seafood. He was an active member of Talleyville Fire Company, Co. B, 4th Texas Vol. Inf. Civil War Reenactment Unit and the adjutant of the...

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Karen L. Sibley -2017

Karen L. Sibley, age 72, of Elsmere, DE, formerly of E. 4th St. New Castle, DE died on January, 9, 2017. Karen graduated from William Penn High School, class of 1962. She was a School Bus Aide for the Red Clay School District, retiring in 2005. Karen is survived by her cousins, Noel P. Lloyd of Edgemoor, DE, Joyce Maack of Elsmere, DE, June Gillespie of Port Charlotte, FL, and Richard Lloyd of San Diego, CA, and numerous nieces and...

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Eugene "Gene" P. Solge, Jr. -2017

Eugene "Gene" P. Solge Jr., age 70, of Wilmington, Delaware passed away on Saturday, January 7, 2017. Gene grew up in Fairfax, Delaware. He attended St. Mary Magdalen Grade School, graduated from Brandywine High school and then enlisted in the Army National Guard. After being honorably discharged from the Army National Guard, Gene went to work for Urie & Blanton Welding. He retired from Keen Compressed Gas in December, 2016 after 25 years...

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Diana Vera Stevenson-Stella

Diana Vera Stevenson-Stella -2017

Diana Vera Stevenson-Stella, age 32, of Wilmington, DE, died on Thursday, January 12, 2017. Diana graduated from Mount Pleasant High School in 2002. She also completed 4 years at Delaware Tech, graduating in the top 10 of her class. She majored in health care, anatomy and physiology and medical transcription. Diana worked at the YMCA and then worked for Household Savings and Loan. She also did taxes on the side. She was Sumana Cum Laude...

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Louis E. "Lou" Klingler

Louis E. "Lou" Klingler -2017

Louis E. Klingler "Lou", age 62 of New Castle, DE died on January 2, 2017 at home. He was a 1971 Graduate of De La Warr High School. Mr. Klingler retired from Delaware River and Bay Authority after 39 years. He also worked for C.P.G Inc. Lou was a life member of Holloway Terrace Fire Company Station # 20. He was also a member of St. Gabe's. He was predeceased by his wife, Mary Alice "Peachy", his parents, Earl H. and Mary B. Klingler...

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Dolores M. Ward -2017

Dolores M. Ward, age 92, a longtime Ardentown, DE resident passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Monday, January 2, 2017. Dolores was born on August 26, 1924 in Carbondale, Pennsylvania to Mildred (Smurl) and James Mullaney. She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 41 years, Charles L. Ward on May 22, 1989 and her son, Thomas E. Ward on February 14, 2015. She is survived by her six children, Sharon Ward, Charles ...

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Roy I.  Covey, Sr.

Roy I. Covey, Sr. -2017

Roy I. Covey. Sr, "Buzzy" 76 of Claymont, DE passed away on January 1, 2017 at home. Born in Elkton, MD, on October 23, 1940, Mr. Covey was the son of the late Roy F. Covey and Emma Seymour Covey. Mr. Covey worked for General Motors (GM) in Wilmington, DE for 30 years. Following retirement from GM, he held several positions at WAWA markets. Then, with Atlantic Logistics Agency, he transported tug boat pilots between ports. Mr. Covey...

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Candice Carol Lopez

Candice Carol Lopez -2016

Candice Carol Lopez, 27, passed away suddenly on December 23, 2016. Candice was born in the winter of 1989 in Wilmington, Delaware. Candice was loved by everyone who met her. Candice was always smiling, she had a bubbly personality and everyone she met became her friend. Candice was a great singer and enjoyed music. She will be deeply missed by everyone. Candice is survived by her father, Danny Lopez; mother, Cathy Homan; stepmother,...

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Owen Thomas Gillespie -2016

Owen Thomas Gillespie, age 64, of New Castle, DE passed away December 26, 2016. Owen graduated from Maryland School for the Blind. He worked at Delaware Industries for the Blind for nearly 30 years, where he held many jobs, most recently in a custodial position. Owen is survived by two sisters and one brother, all located in Delaware; and several nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews. A Memorial Service will be held Wednesday,...

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Felix Ramos Ruiz

Felix Ramos Ruiz -2016

Felix "Pepe" Ramos Ruiz, age 75, of New Castle, "Shawtown", DE went to be with the Lord on Friday, December 30, 2016 surrounded by his loving family. "Pepe" was a passionate gardener who enjoyed spending time in his vegetable garden. Felix could be found fishing at Battery Park when not in the garden. Pepe's favorite dish to cook was a large pot of rice and beans for friends and family to enjoy. For online condolences, please visit www...

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Irene Claire Kominek -2016

Irene C. Kominek, 95, of Wilmington (previously of Bergenfield, NJ), passed away on Wednesday, November 23, 2016, at Foulk Manor North. Irene was born in 1921 to the late Charles and Angela (Kuhn) Merkler. She attended St. Mary's High School in Elizabeth, NJ, and Montclair State College in Montclair, NJ. She later earned a Master's degree in Library Science from Columbia University. She started her career as a teacher, but her love of books...

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Walter "Butch" F. McClain III

Walter "Butch" F. McClain III -2016

Walter "Butch" F. McClain III, age 48, passed away at home on Tuesday, November 29, 2016. Butch graduated from Delcastle High School in 1986 and started his 28 year career with Alcatel-Lucent Technologies. Butch was actively involved in the N.C.C. men's softball league for 15 years, where he developed strong relationships with his teammates. Butch was well known for his long conversations and big warm hugs. Butch is adored by his four...

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Barbara Hicks Hart

Barbara Hicks Hart -2016

Barbara Hicks Hart was born in Oneonta, New York on September 10th, 1942. She passed away peacefully surrounded by her family and loved ones and entered Heaven's gates on November 29th, 2016. She worked in the restaurant business all of her life and was the consummate professional. She carried your breakfast, lunch, and dinner with the utmost grace and never left your coffee cups empty or dirty dishes linger. After she retired, she very...

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Mary A. Monopoli

Mary A. Monopoli -2016

Mary A. Monopoli, age 93, of Wilmington, Delaware, passed away on Saturday, November 19, 2016. Mary was born in Syracuse, NY to the late Vito and Grace Allegro and graduated from Assumption High School. She worked for many large companies in her career including Niagara Mohawk Power, General Electric Corp. and retired from William Importing Co. as secretary and bookkeeper. After moving to Delaware in 1986, Mary was predeceased by her...

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John T. "Jack" Malone

John T. "Jack" Malone -2016

John T. "Jack" Malone, age 66, passed away on Friday, November 18 at St. Francis Compassionate Care surrounded by his wife and family. Jack was born in Wilmington, Delaware, and was a life-long resident of Claymont, Delaware. After attending Holy Rosary and being a member of the first graduating class of Claymont High School, Jack met the love of his life and wife of 42 years, Carol Rubright. Together they built a family rooted in...

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Louis "Mike" McCall

Louis "Mike" McCall -2016

Louis "Mike" McCall, 61, of Wilmington, DE passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, November 20, 2016 at home. Mike was a 1974 graduate of Mt. Pleasant High School. It was there that he developed his talent and appreciation for all types of music as lead guitarist and vocalist in several local bands. Mike had a love for the beach, especially fishing. He was an avid Blue Hens fan as well as all Philadelphia sports teams. He enjoyed flea markets,...

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Dora M. Kofron

Dora M. Kofron -2016

Dora Kofron, 74, of Claymont, Delaware passed away on Sunday, November 6, 2016. Dora had attended Brandywine High School and dedicated many years serving as a crossing guard. Dora treasured countless annual summers with family and friends in Cape May, NJ. Her love for sweets, especially cheesecake, never went unnoticed. She enjoyed participating in a bowling league and being a part of the Al-Anon family. Dora was the most loving woman you...

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Joseph Edward Turchen, Sr.

Joseph Edward Turchen, Sr. -2016

Joseph Edward Turchen, Sr. age 66, of Wilmington, Delaware, formerly of Chester, PA, died on November 3, 2016 in Christiana Hospital. Joseph graduated from Chester High School, Class of 1968. He was formerly employed by Kiddie World and Holiday Lanes. He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Jean Turchen, and his father and mother in law, James and Dolores Elder. Joseph is survived by his wife of 31 years, Susan Elder Turchen...

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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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