Clinton G. Denny
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Clinton Gibson Denny, 91, of Cokesbury Village, Hockessin, formerly of Normandy Manor, Brandywine Hundred, died on May 10, 2013.
Clint was born in Newark, NJ to Herbert and Florence Denny and attended schools in Newark and later in South Orange, NJ, graduating in 1943 from Princeton University. Following graduation, he served in the Army for 3½ years during World War II and was stationed in the Pacific Theatre of War (The Philippines, New Guinea, and Australia) for 1½ years. He was discharged from the Army as a First Lieutenant. After his service to our country, Clint joined the DuPont Company in Newark, NJ, later spending time at the Lawty, FL plant and the Edgemoor, DE plant. His last 20 DuPont years were at the Louviers Engineering Building. Clint retired as Personnel Development Manager after a 39 year career with the company. After DuPont, he enjoyed a happy and active retirement, volunteering at Hagley Museum and Library, participating at the University of Delaware's Academy of Lifelong Learning, bowling and gardening. Clint was a 50 year member of Presbyterian Church of the Covenant where he served as an Elder, a Deacon, and a member of the New Castle Presbytery Committee on Preparation for Ministry. He especially enjoyed the 40+ summer vacations spent with his family at Damariscotta Lake, Maine.
He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Katharine; their 3 children: James B. Denny of Catonsville, MD; Elizabeth Denny Camody (Nicholas) of Venetia, PA; and Virginia Denny Longfellow (David) of Hudson, OH; 5 grandchildren: Jennifer, Leslie, Nicholas, Katharine, and Kimberly; his sister, Helen D. Woodman of Hendersonville, NC; his sister-in-law, Helen D. Babson of Farmington, Conn., and several nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held at 11 am, Saturday, June 1 at Cokesbury Village, with a reception to follow in the Lower Atrium. In lieu of flowers, contributions to Vitas Hospice, 100 Commerce Drive, Suite 302, Newark, DE 19713 would be appreciated for their months of helpful assistance.
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Published in The News Journal from May 14 to May 30, 2013