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September 24, 2018

Phillip "Head Ball" Chapman

Phillip "Head Ball" Chapman

Phillip Chapman "Head Ball" Wilmington - Phillip Chapman age 38, departed this life on August 31, 2018. He leaves to cherish his memory, 9 children; his mother, Carmen Chapman; grandmother, Shirley Chapman; 2 siblings; a companion Lakisha, and a host of family & friends. He...

James F. Kerr

James F. Kerr

James F. Kerr Wilmington - At the age of 61, James F. Kerr passed away peacefully in a hospital in Orlando, FL, on September 18, 2018. James was one of five children of the late Teresa and Francis Kerr. He was also predeceased by his daughter, Nicole in 2003; and his three...

Desmond Thomas "Des" Markey

Desmond Thomas "Des" Markey

Desmond Thomas Markey "Des" Wilmington - Desmond Thomas "Des" Markey, age 90, peacefully departed this life on September 21, 2018, with his daughters by his side. Born on July 14, 1928, in Limerick, Ireland, he was 1 of 7 children to Teresa Elizabeth McGrath Markey and...

Milton J. Misogianes

Milton J. Misogianes

Milton J. Misogianes Wilmington - Milton J. Misogianes, age 65, of Wilmington, DE, passed away on September 22, 2018 at his home. He was a graduate of the University of Vermont in 1974 and the University of New Hampshire in 1979 where he received his Doctorate Degree. He...

Thelma Richardson

Thelma Richardson

Thelma Richardson Wilmington - Thelma Richardson, daughter of Annie and Woodrow Williams, went home to be with the Lord on Sept. 14th. She was 79. She is preceded in death by brother, Benjamin Williams. She is also survived by her husband, Charles L. Richardson; children,...

Nancy B. Senior

Nancy B. Senior

Nancy B. Senior Wilmington - Nancy B. Senior of Wilmington, DE, passed away peacefully on Thursday, September 6 at the age of 77. Nancy was born to Jean B. Bateson and Russell C. Bateson. She graduated from P.S. duPont High School and attended Brandywine Junior College....

Ernest S. Walley Jr.

Ernest S. Walley Jr.

Ernest S. Walley, Jr. New Castle - Ernest, age 81, went home to be with the Lord on September 11, 2018. Ernest is survived by his wife of 54 years, Lois; children, Cheryl Buchanan (Paul), Morrocca Bey, Lisa Goodwyn (Mark) and Brian Walley (Tammy); 7 grandchildren, 10...

September 23, 2018

William J. Barrett

William J. Barrett

William J. Barrett Newark - William J. Barrett, age 78, of Newark, DE, passed away Wednesday, September 19, 2018. Bill worked for 39 years at General Motors Boxwood Road. He missed his co-workers and spoke of them often. Bill enjoyed camping with his family and friends,...

Richard S. Carty

Richard S. Carty

Richard S. Carty Dover - Richard S. Carty, age 73, of Dover, DE, passed away peacefully on Friday, September 7, 2018 surrounded by his loving family. He is predeceased by his parents, Ralph B. Carty, Sr. and Mildred G. Carty, wife, Charlotte L. Carty, his brother Ralph B....

Leonard T. Riccio

Leonard T. Riccio

Leonard T. Riccio New Castle - Leonard T. Riccio, age 83, of New Castle, DE, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, September 18, 2018. Born in Wilmington, DE on October 9, 1934, he was the son of the late Thomas L. and Mabel Riccio. Leonard dedicated his career with DuPont in...

Mary Allan VanAken

Mary Allan VanAken

Mary Allan Van Aken Hockessin - Mary Allan Van Aken, age 74, of Hockessin, DE passed away surrounded by her family on September 18th, 2018. Born in Bentleyville, PA, she was the daughter of the late Josephine (Gurriel) and George Roberts. She was a graduate of Bishop Egan...

Annette R. Watson

Annette R. Watson

Annette R. Watson Newark, DE - Born in Newark, DE on November 16, 1929; departed this life on September 14, 2018. Service of celebration will be held 10 a.m. on Monday, September 24 at Mt. Zion U.A.M.E. Church, 100 New London Road, Newark, DE. Viewing from 8 - 10 a.m.; with...

Velma Mae (Miller) Wise (Stainbrook)

Velma Mae (Miller) Wise (Stainbrook)

Velma Mae (Stainbrook) (Miller) Wise Wilmington - Velma Mae (Stainbrook) (Miller) Wise died peacefully, Saturday, September 15, 2018, at Manor Care, Foulk Road, Wilmington, Delaware. She leaves behind her sons, Michael (Pat), Marvin (Maryland) and Daniel (Kathy), her...

September 22, 2018

Stewart Braunstein

Stewart Braunstein

Stewart Braunstein Boynton Beach, FL - Age 83, of Boynton Beach Florida, formerly of Baltimore, MD, passed away peacefully on September 17, 2018. Stewart graduated from Forest Park High School and Purdue University. He was an insurance salesman for 60 years. Stewart founded...

September 21, 2018

Reginal Danny "Hoss" Brady

Reginal Danny "Hoss" Brady

Reginal Danny "Hoss" Brady - - Reginal Danny "Hoss" Brady, 67, was the 3rd son born to the late Francis L. & Cornelia Roberts Brady. Danny was born in Wilmington on 10/21/1950 and raised in Delaware City, DE. He departed this life on 9/12/2018 at the Christiana Hospital. He...

Susan Pierce Guzman

Susan Pierce Guzman

Susan Pierce Guzman Wilmington - Susan Pierce Guzman passed away September 18th, 2018, with her loving husband by her side. A visitation will be held Saturday, September 22nd, 2018, 10am-11am, at Charles P. Arcaro Funeral Home, 2309 Lancaster Ave., Wilmington DE 19805. A...

Clayton Vant Hoff

Clayton Vant Hoff

Clayton Vant Hoff Townsend, DE - Clayton M. Vant Hoff, 90 of Townsend, DE, formerly of Heritage Park, Wilmington, DE went to be with his Heavenly Father on Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at home. Born in Waupun, Wisconsin, on March 26, 1928, he was the son of the late Albert...

Helen Marie McDonald

Helen Marie McDonald

Helen Marie McDonald Middletown - Helen M. McDonald, age 56, passed away peacefully on Saturday, September 15, 2018. Helen is survived by her husband, Steven J. McDonald; her sons, Joseph D. Salerno (Elizabeth) and Steven Thomas McDonald; her grandchildren, Carolyn, Anna...

Arnold David Studer

Arnold David Studer

Arnold David Studer Newark - Arnold David Studer, DVM passed away on September 19, 2018. He was 88 years old. Arnold was born on July 20, 1930 in East Chicago, Indiana. He and his wife Peggy built Penn Animal Hospital in Jennersville, Pa., and he practiced Veterinary Medicine...

September 20, 2018

George "Buck" Brown

George "Buck" Brown

George Brown "Buck" Wilmington - George A. Brown, 55, went home to be with the Lord, Sept 2, 2018 at home. Father of Fallon Dixon, Steven Gillis and Aigner Gillis; son of Evelyn Brown and George Harding; 5 grandchildren and a host of other family and friends. Funeral Service...

Harvey L. Cordrey

Harvey L. Cordrey

Harvey L. Cordrey Bethel - Harvey L. Cordrey, age 86, of Bethel, Delaware passed away surrounded by his family on September 17, 2018 in his home. Harvey was born in Bethel a son of the late Eley and Mary Cordrey. Harvey retired from the DuPont Company in Seaford after over...

Althea Mary Desmond (Miles)

Althea Mary Desmond (Miles)

Althea Mary (Miles) Desmond New Castle - Althea Mary (Miles) Desmond, age 75, of New Castle, DE, passed away on Monday, September 17, 2018, at St. Francis Hospice due to complications from Alzheimer's and diabetes. Born in Reading, PA on November 10, 1942, she was a daughter...

Mary Louise Ruggiero (Ackerman)

Mary Louise Ruggiero (Ackerman)

Mary Louise (Ackerman) Ruggiero Wilmington - Mary Lou was welcomed into the Kingdom of Heaven on Saturday, September 15, 2018. Mary Lou (Nan) was a retired book keeper who loved spending time perfecting her high average bowling and teaching line dancing at the Claymore...

Susan Mae West (Bruzina)

Susan Mae West (Bruzina)

Susan Mae (Bruzina) West West Grove - Susan Mae (Bruzina) West, age 75, a resident of West Grove passed away on September 18, 2018 at Jennersville Hospital. Susan was raised and educated in Cleveland, Ohio and moved to Aston in 1968. She has resided in West Grove, PA for the...

Richard Sterling Widdoes

Richard Sterling Widdoes

Richard Sterling Widdoes Newark - Richard Sterling Widdoes of Newark, DE passed away peacefully surrounded by family after a long and courageous battle with cancer, on Tuesday, September 11, 2018, at the age of 65. Richard "Rick" was a loving father, successful contractor...

September 19, 2018

Maryanne Anderson (Welch)

Maryanne Anderson (Welch)

Maryanne Anderson (Welch) Bear, DE - Maryanne Anderson, age 65, of Bear, Delaware passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Friday, September 14, 2018. Services for Mrs. Anderson will be held privately and at the convenience of her family. To place an online...

Francis Roy Dean Sr.

Francis Roy Dean Sr.

Francis Roy Dean, Sr. Wilmington - Francis Roy Dean, Sr., 80, of Wilmington, Delaware, died on September 14, 2018 at home. Roy was a 1955 graduate of Somerville High School, Somerville, Massachusetts. Following graduation, Roy served in the US Navy aboard the USS...

John J. "Jerry" Fleming

John J. "Jerry" Fleming

John J. "Jerry" Fleming West Chester, PA - 1935-2018 The Mews of Radley Run, West Chester, PA--A really good life story came to its end the morning of September 15, 2018 when Jerry Fleming died. Jerry was a proud graduate of Salesianum School ('53) and the University of...

Peter Park Krech

Peter Park Krech

Peter Park Krech York, PA - Peter Park Krech, age 71, of York, PA died on September 15, 2018 at Hershey Medical Center. Born in Upper Darby and raised in Drexel Hill, PA, he resided for the past 11 years in York, PA, previously residing in Avondale and Glen Mills, PA. A...

Josephine Mealey

Josephine Mealey

Josephine Mealey Aston, PA - Josephine Mealey peacefully passed on Sept. 14, 2018, of Aston. Josephine worked as a secretary for Department of Labor. Survivors: Devoted wife of Robert Mealey, loving mother of Alicia (Jason) Laslie. Also survived by her grandchildren...

Bernice Leah Tomases (Handelman)

Bernice Leah Tomases (Handelman)

Bernice Leah Tomases (née Handelman) Wilmington - Age 94, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family. A native and life-long Wilmingtonian, she was born November 23, 1923 to Israel and Bessie (nee Willer) Handelman, the eldest of their four children. She...

September 18, 2018

Mary Rogers Brittingham

Mary Rogers Brittingham

Mary Rogers Brittingham Georgetown - Mary Rogers Brittingham, 92, of Georgetown, passed away peacefully at Lofland Park in Seaford on Saturday, September 15, 2018. Mary was born in Georgetown to the late Lloyd and Rhoda Jane (Dorey) Rogers. She was a member of the Willing...

Maureen C. "Reenie" Daggett

Maureen C. "Reenie" Daggett

Maureen C. "Reenie" Daggett Corolla, NC - Maureen C. "Reenie" Daggett, age 64, of Corolla, NC and formerly of Middletown, DE, passed away on Thursday, September 13, 2018. Born in Wilmington, DE, on September 28, 1953, she was a daughter of the late Richard D. and Margaret...

Leroy Allen "Lee" Hand

Leroy Allen "Lee" Hand

Leroy Allen "Lee" Hand Newark - Leroy Allen "Lee" Hand, age 71, of Newark, DE, passed away on Monday, September 10, 2018. A visitation for family and friends will be held from 6 pm until 7 pm on Thursday, September 20, 2018, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 North DuPont...

George H. Huber Sr.

George H. Huber Sr.

George H. Huber, Sr. Wilmington - George H. Huber, Sr., age 94, surrounded by his family, passed away peacefully on Saturday, September 15, 2018. He was born in Wilmington and was the son of the late Elsie Pearl (Ward) and Jacob Frederick Huber. He attend Brown Vocational HS...

Margaret E. McCarns

Margaret E. McCarns

Margaret E. McCarns Wilmington - Margaret E. McCarns, age 97, of Wilmington, DE and formerly of Newark, DE, passed away peacefully on Friday, September 14, 2018. Born in Wilmington, DE on July 9, 1921, she was the daughter of the late George D. and Mary A. (Collins) Marvel....

Frank J. Meehan Obituary (News Journal, The)
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