AGE: 88 • Wilmington
Yolanda Bush (nee Pepe), 88, of Wilmington, Delaware and formerly of Trainer, Pennsylvania died peacefully at home in the care of her family after a brief illness on Thursday, July 24, 2014. Yolanda was one of twelve siblings born and raised in Chester, Pennsylvania. She attended Chester High School where she met and eventually married her beloved husband John of 69 years.
Yolanda was a wonderful mother to her four children and supportive wife to her loving husband. She was also employed as Secretary and Treasurer of B&B Auto Parts in Trainer, Pennsylvania for 38 years before retiring to Hockessin, Delaware and finally residing in North Wilmington. She enjoyed many things in life but nothing more than spending time with her family, relatives, and friends. An active, dedicated, and devout member of the Catholic Church, Yolanda was also a member of the Legion of Mary at St. Mary of the Assumption in Hockessin, Delaware.
Yolanda is predeceased by her son Dominick (Patricia) of Boothwyn, PA. She is survived by her husband John Sr., brother Joseph Pepe (Lucille), daughter Virginia Billick, son Patrick (Sara) all of Wilmington, Delaware and son John Jr. (Patricia), of Malvern, Pennsylvania. She is also survived by numerous grandchildren.
The family would like to thank Delaware Hospice and BK Home Care Services particularly Traci, Lisa, Vanessa and Scott for all their caring support and services.
A memorial mass will be held on Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 11:00 am at Holy Rosary Church, 3200 Philadelphia Pike, Claymont, Delaware. Friends and family may call at the church beginning at 9:30 am.
In lieu of flowers, please make contributions to the
, 92 Reads Way, New Castle Delaware, 19720 or Delaware Hospice, 16 Polly Drummond Hill Rd., Newark, DE 19711.
Arrangements by CHANDLER FUNERAL HOMESchandlerfuneralhome.com