George J. Singles, Sr.
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George J. Singles, Sr. of Wilmington, DE, age 92, passed away on November 16th, 2012.
Born in Wilmington, DE on July 13, 1920, George was the son of the late David Singles and Jeanette Dorsett Singles. George was a retired U.S. Air Force Captain, who fought in the Korean War and was a Pearl Harbor survivor. He worked many years for the Ronson Corporation in Newark, DE. George was a member, along with his wife, Elaine, of the University Whist Club for 25 years and was an avid Eagles and Notre Dame Football fan.
George is survived by his daughters; Ellen Everett, Mary Singles, Rita Singles-Heite and husband Kenneth, Josephine Singles, sons; George J. Singles, Jr., David T. Singles. He is also survived by brother; Francis Singles, Sr. George will be missed by a number of grandchildren, great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his beloved wives; Ellen McConaghy Singles, and Elaine Crawford Singles, brother; David Singles, sisters; Jeanette Igo and Ann Dalecki.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, November 21st at 11:00 at St. Ann's Church, 2013 Gilpin Avenue, Wilmington, DE. Burial will follow at St. Joseph of the Brandywine Cemetery, Greenville, DE. Family and friends may visit at the Doherty Funeral Home, 1900 Delaware Avenue, Wilmington, DE on Wednesday, November 21st from 9:00 to 10:30am.
In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of George may be made to a
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Doherty Funeral Homes - Delaware Avenue
1900 Delaware Avenue Wilmington, DE 19806
Published in The News Journal on Nov. 19, 2012