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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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Thomas Edward Ward, Sr.

Thomas Edward Ward, Sr. -2015

Thomas Edward Ward, Sr. of Claymont, DE passed away at home on February 14, 2015 at the age of 66. The oldest of seven children, he was born in Carbondale, PA, to Dolores (Mullaney) and the late Charles Ward. After moving to Delaware the family settled in Ardentown. Upon graduation from Salesianum High School, Tom volunteered for the U.S. Army and completed airborne training. He served a tour of duty defending the Republic of Vietnam, earning...

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Robert "Bob""Bud" L. Rose

Robert "Bob""Bud" L. Rose -2015

Robert "Bob" "Bud" L. Rose of Wilmington, DE, age 87, passed away peacefully at Straub Clinic and Hospital in Honolulu, Hawaii on February 12, 2015. Robert was a life-long resident of New Castle County. Robert proudly served his country during World War II as a member of the United States Air Force. In addition to being a Brother with St. John's Lodge No. 2 for 56 years he was also a member of the American Legion and a faithful member of...

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Paul Thomas Morris, Sr.

Paul Thomas Morris, Sr. -2015

Paul Thomas Morris, Sr., age 73, of Middletown, DE passed away at home on Monday, February 16, 2015 surrounded by his loved ones. Paul graduated from Newark High School in 1960. He lived in New Castle, DE where he worked as a Truck Driver for over 25 years, retiring in 1992. Paul had a love for fishing and the outdoors. He was a long-time member of the New Castle Lions Club and a member of the MOT Senior Center. He is predeceased by...

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Barbara Gale Strosnider

Barbara Gale Strosnider -2015

Barbara was a native of Delaware, born in Wilmington in 1934 during the Great Depression, the family lived in, or around, Old New Castle all their lives. Barbara Ann graduated from William Penn High School in 1952, President of her student class. She was a great athlete and loved sports, being a 3-time letter in Basketball, Field Hockey, Softball, and Cheerleading. She was also a great bowler; we recall her throwing 200+ games with ease! And...

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John Charles Smith

John Charles Smith -2015

John Charles Smith passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on February 8, 2015. He was 83. He was born in Sunbury, PA on December 5, 1931, graduated from Sunbury High School in 1949 and worked as a printer, beginning with the Sunbury Daily Item, retiring from the News Journal in 1990. He was a member of the Jaycees and the Moose Lodge. He attended St. Mark's United Methodist Church and was known for making apple dumplings for the...

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William H. Beale

William H. Beale -2015

William H. Beale, age 89, of Claymont, DE died Monday, February 2nd at home. Born in 1925 in Wilmington, DE, he attended Wilmington High School before leaving to serve in the Armed Forces, joining the fight in WW II. Serving proudly as a Private in the US Army 83rd Infantry Division's E Company, he was badly wounded in action on July 4th 1944 near Normandy, France. As a Purple Heart recipient, he was one of the lucky few from his Company...

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Eleanor Laura Miller -2015

Eleanor Laura Miller, age 94 of Claymont, DE is survived by her daughter, Gloria T. Miller; and former husband, Lyle F. Miller. Her kindness, compassionate heart and love will be remembered forever. Services will be at the convenience of the family. To offer condolences, visit: www.gebhartfuneralhomes.com 302.798.7726

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Betty M. Crowther

Betty M. Crowther -2015

Betty Crowther, age 89, of Glen Mills, PA, formerly of Claymont, DE, passed away on February 3, 2015 at Maris Grove's Rose Court. Betty graduated from Newtown (PA) High School in 1943 and worked for Bell Telephone for several years. She was a homemaker, mother, grandmother and 'great grandma'. She was a member of the United Methodist Church of the Atonement, and volunteered for many functions over the years. Betty was predeceased by...

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John R. Daveler -2015

M/Sgt. John R. Daveler, age 85, born July 17, 1929, of Frankford, DE passed away on Friday, January 23, 2015. Born in Lancaster, County, PA, he entered the United States Air Force, where he was a Squadron Training N.C.O., instructor in atomic, biological and chemical warfare; Crash and Structural Fire Chief and First Sergeant. He was on the atomic bomb test in Yucca Flats, Nevada in 1953. He retired in 1969 after 21 years of service of...

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Marie  L. "Mi Mi"  Amoroso

Marie L. "Mi Mi" Amoroso -2015

Age 81, of New Castle, DE, passed away peacefully on January 31, 2015. Marie graduated from Larksville High School, PA. She retired from a long career with the DuPont Co., enjoyed many years as a semi-pro bowler, was active in local politics into her seventies, was an avid Eagles fan and loved her dogs. Marie is survived by and will be greatly missed by her children, Vivian Giallanza of FL, Anthony Amoroso of KS, Jennifer Briggs of CT,...

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Helen M. Hickey

Helen M. Hickey -2015

Helen M. Hickey, age 89, of Wilmington, DE and Delaware City, DE went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, January 25, 2015, surrounded by her loving family. Born in March of 1925 in Delaware City to Joseph and Laura Pasquino, Helen was one of eleven children. After completing her education, Helen worked at Fort DuPont as a secretary for several years. In 1945, she met the love of her life George R. Mabry and settled down to raise a family...

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Savilla  D. Campbell

Savilla D. Campbell -2015

Savilla D. Campbell, age 69, of Elkton, MD passed away Wednesday, January 21, 2015, after a long battle of health issues. Savilla was a homemaker. She enjoyed ceramics, dancing and spending time with her grandchildren, family and friends. Savilla was preceded in death by her loving husband, Stanley R. Campbell; parents, Charles A. Hedrick, Sr. and Ruth C. Hedrick; brothers, Donald J. Hedrick, Thomas L. Hedrick, Bill F. Hedrick; sisters-in...

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Mary A. "Boots" Gentile -2015

Mary A. Gentile, age 91, of Lewes, DE, formerly of Claymont, DE passed away Tuesday, January 20, 2015 at her home in Lewes, DE. Born in Wilmington, DE, she was the daughter of the late James F. and Anna (Bradley) Hartshorn. During World War II, Mary worked as a purchasing agent for the Airbase in New Castle. Following the war, she worked for the Veteran's Administration in Philadelphia and Wilmington. Following her marriage, she then...

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Josephine Ciuffetelli

Josephine Ciuffetelli -2015

Josephine Ciuffetelli, age 85, of New Castle, DE passed away Monday, January 12, 2015 surrounded by her family. Josephine was the daughter of the late Peter and Sara Panza. She was an administrative Assistant for several companies, including Dupont, Toensmeir Adjustment Services and S& H Investigations, retiring in 1998. In her leisure, Josephine enjoyed video games and books. Josephine was preceded in death by her husband, Alfred...

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Billy Lloyd Collins

Billy Lloyd Collins -2015

Billy Lloyd Collins, of New Castle, DE, passed away peacefully at his home on Monday, January 12, 2015. Billy was born on September 21, 1941 at home near Pineville, West Virginia, to Charles E. and Alpha O. Elswick Collins. He was the fifth of eight children. He loved to fish and loved camping, in his younger years he played baseball. He was an excellent cabinet maker and wood worker. He was also an excellent upholsterer for the State...

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Lana L. Mark

Lana L. Mark -2014

Lana L. Mark, 67, of New Castle, DE passed away on December 25, 2014 in Brandywine Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. Born in Newark, DE she was the daughter of the late Merryman Allen, Jr. and Margaret Spratt Allen. Lana was a homemaker who formerly worked as a preschool teacher, hairdresser and was a local business owner. She was very active in many programs that she volunteered her time to, including the Holloway Terrace Fire Hall Ladies...

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Fowood M. Gebhart, Jr.

Fowood M. Gebhart, Jr. -2014

Fowood M. Gebhart, Jr., age 75, of Claymont, DE, formerly of Linwood and Chester, PA died Thursday, December 18, 2014 at Riddle Memorial Hospital, Media, PA. Fowood, fondly known as Woody, was the son of the late, Fowood M. Gebhart, Sr. and Josephine (Beam) Gebhart of Eddystone, PA. He was a graduate of Chester High school Class of '58. Mr. Gebhart proudly served in the US Army from 1962 to 1965 with the 101st Airborne Division. After his...

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Mary Macknik Marine

Mary Macknik Marine -2014

After a courageous fight against several illnesses, Mary Macknik Marine, age 91, died peacefully at home on December 15, 2014, surrounded by her loving family. Mary was born in Barnesboro, PA on January 28, 1923, the fifth child of the Very Reverend Basil J. Macknik and Mary Tokay Macknik. The daughter of a Ukrainian Orthodox priest, Mary and her family endured numerous moves to towns throughout northeast Pennsylvania to satisfy the needs...

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Richard Scarcelli

Richard Scarcelli -2014

Richard Scarcelli 'SCAR' of Claymont, DE passed away peacefully, December 3, 2014. Richard was born in Chester, PA and raised in Boothwyn, PA. He proudly served his country in the United States Air Force as a jet mechanic and worked 35 years and retired from Scott Paper. He loved the military and was a big NASCAR and Eagles fan. He enjoyed playing and fixing things in his garage and loved being with his family and dogs, Jingles, Prancer and...

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Denis Beaumont

Denis Beaumont -2014

Denis Beaumont died suddenly on November 23, 2014 at the age of 86. A resident of New Castle, Delaware for 28 years, he was a loving husband, father, brother, grandfather and uncle, and a loyal and lively friend, quick to lend his energy and abilities whenever they were needed. Born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1928, Denis was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and served on the Byrd Expedition to the South Pole in 1946-47. He was a graduate of the...

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Martha S. McDowell

Martha S. McDowell -2014

Martha S. McDowell, aged 77, departed this life on November 20, 2014. She was the daughter of the late Robert V. McDowell, Jr. and Wilhelmina J. McDowell. Martha recently resided at Ingleside Retirement Apartments where she enjoyed participating in many activities. She was a lifelong resident of Claymont, Delaware and a lifetime member of the Atonement United Methodist Church where she taught Sunday School for over forty years. Martha enjoyed...

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Florence Burke -2014

Florence Burke, of Hockessin, DE formerly of Claymont, passed away peacefully on November 12, 2014 at Compassionate Care Hospice in Wilmington, DE. She was 88 years old. Born in Wilmington, DE to the late Alexander and Blanche Duszynski, Flo graduated from Wilmington High School, attended classes at Goldey Beacom College, and worked for the DuPont Company, the Linen Mart and AIG; but Florence's real career was that of wife, mother,...

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Charlene Marie  Grace

Charlene Marie Grace -2014

Charlene Marie Grace, age 53, of Wilmington, DE passed away peacefully at Pennsylvania Hospital on November 6, 2014, surrounded by loved ones. Born in Wilmington, DE on March 18, 1961, Charlene was the daughter of Lawrence Grace and Patricia Treece Grace. Charlene attended Mount Pleasant High School. She was on the Dean's List at Wilmington College, and graduated with a degree in business. In earlier years, Charlene lived in Selbyville,...

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Myrtle E. Beattie -2014

Myrtle E. Beattie, age 85, of New Castle, DE passed away Sunday, November 9, 2014 at home. Myrtle was a homemaker and a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was a member of the New Castle Moose Lodge #1578 Ladies Auxiliary. Myrtle was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph R. Beattie; and her son-in-law, Jerry Mills, Sr. She is survived by her children, Marie E. Sabatino (Andrew), Theresa B. Behringer (Bruce),...

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