Doris S. (Tew) Ambrose

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Doris S. Ambrose (Tew)

Doris S. Ambrose, age 88, of Newark DE passed away on Wednesday August 13, 2014.

Born in Goldsboro NC, Doris was the daughter of the late Marvin J. and Lillie Gertrude Strickland. In addition to her parents Doris was predeceased by her husband William Ambrose and brother Edwin Strickland.

Doris was a loving mother, grandmother, sister and aunt. Her granddaughters and great granddaughter were very dear to her heart. After her retirement from the DuPont Company, Doris enjoyed traveling with Bill and her friends. While she lived a great portion of her life in DE, she remained a "Southerner" at heart.

Doris is survived by her son David E Tew, wife Faye; daughter Susan Tew-Stephenson, husband Craig; granddaughters Leslie Stephenson; Jordan Green, husband Kelsey and great-granddaughter Eliana Green. She is also survived by her brother, MJ Strickland and wife Vivian of Raleigh, NC. Doris always kept a very special place in her heart for her nieces and nephews.

The family would also like to thank the staff of Arden Court and the Heartland Hospice volunteers for their care and attentions.

Family and friends are invited to visit McCrery and Harra Funeral Home, 3710 Kirkwood Highway Wilmington, DE 19808 on Friday, August 22nd from 5:30-6:30pm. Interment will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests a donation to the Alzheimer's Organization ( or a favored charity. To send messages of condolence visit

Funeral Home
McCrery & Harra Funeral Homes & Crematory Inc
3710 Kirkwood Hwy Wilmington, DE 19808
(302) 478-2204
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Published in The News Journal from Aug. 19 to Aug. 21, 2014