Maxine Elizabeth Daly

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Maxine Elizabeth Daly

AGE: 93 • San Ramon, CA

Maxine Daly, formerly of Hockessin, DE and Lancaster, PA passed away on July 4, 2014 in San Ramon, CA. She had been living there with her son, John, and his wife, Carolyn, for approximately one year.

She was born in Renovo, PA to the late Charles and Nellie Hartland, and moved to Wilmington while in high school. During her time at P.S. DuPont High School, she met her future husband, John. Maxine graduated with a degree in Business from the college formerly known as Goldey College.

Her husband of 65 years, John E. Daly, Jr. passed away in 2008. Maxine is survived by her son, John E. Daly, III and his wife, Carolyn Lords Daly; 1 grandchild, John E. Daly, IV and his wife, Jenifer, and 2 great grandchildren, McKinna Marie and John E., V. She is also preceded in death by her sisters, Helen and Mildred, and brothers, John and Ernest, and grandson, Taylor Lords. Maxine was very close to her sister in law, Marion Woodworth and her niece, Rollie Boucher, the daughter of Mildred.

Maxine had numerous loves in her life, not the least of which was Diva, a miniature poodle belonging to her son and his wife. They were inseparable and enjoyed a very special relationship. Her passions also included playing bridge, watching TV game shows, listening to music, reading good books, and doing crossword puzzles.

Services and burial will be private.

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Published in The News Journal on July 20, 2014
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