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James Raymond Bickelman, Sr.

September 27, 2020


James Raymond Bickelman, Sr., age 72, of New Castle, DE passed away September 27, 2020 at Christiana Hospital.

Born in Pottstown, PA, James was the son of the late Elmer James and Helen (Motto) Bickelman. He was a graduate of William Penn High School and proudly served his country in the U.S. Army.  James worked for Diamond Shamrock, General Motors, Citisteel and Bright Light.

In addition to his parents, James was preceded in death by a daughter, baby girl Bickelman and son, James Raymond Bickelman, Jr.  He is survived by his loving and devoted daughter, Helen Emily Bickelman and her husband, Joselito Alvaredo Perez of New Castle, DE; former wife, Lucille A. Bickelman; sister, Nancy J. Smith; brother, Robert J. Bickelman and his wife, Roberta; a host of nieces and nephews.

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