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June 21, 2018

Eleanor Charlotte Ayrault

Eleanor Charlotte Ayrault

Eleanor Charlotte Ayrault Wilmington, DE - Eleanor Charlotte Ayrault, age 97, of Wilmington, DE, formerly of Berkley Heights, NJ, passed away on Thursday May 17, 2018 at Seasons Hospice in Christiana Hospital. She was a graduate of South Orange High School. Eleanor received...

William F. "Bill" Becker

William F. "Bill" Becker

William F. "Bill" Becker Wilmington - It is with great sadness the family announces the death of William F. "Bill" Becker, age 54, on Tuesday, June 19, 2018. He was the beloved son of Robert and Elizabeth Becker. Bill had an enormous zest for life that he shared freely with...

Wira Bilinsky

Wira Bilinsky

Wira Bilinsky Newark - In 1943 Wira R. Bilinsky was a slave laborer in Germany. On December 5, 2011, she and her husband Yaroslav were invited by the Honorable Joseph R. Biden, Jr., Vice President of the United States and by Dr. Jill Biden to attend their Holiday Party at the...

Herman Cheng Tong Cheng

Herman Cheng Tong Cheng

Herman Cheng Tong Cheng Wilmington, DE - Herman Cheng Tong Cheng, age 83, departed this world on Wednesday June 13, 2018. He was devoted husband to Lin Yu Cheng, loving father to five children - Lotus, Lily, Cheri, Paul and David, and grandfather to 10 grandchildren. Born...

Kenneth Lomax

Kenneth Lomax

Kenneth Lomax West Grove, PA - Kenneth Mitchell Lomax, age 70, of West Grove, PA died at his home on June 9, 2018 after a very short illness from an aggressive form of cancer. Born in Wilmington in 1947, he was the son of the late Ernest Lomax and Martha (Mitchell) Lomax...

Elizabeth Ann "Betty" Millar

Elizabeth Ann "Betty" Millar

Elizabeth "Betty" Ann Millar Wilmington - Elizabeth "Betty" Ann Millar, age 95, died peacefully Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at Forwood Manor. Betty was born and raised in Germantown, Pennsylvania, the daughter of Bertha and Charles Gretzinger. She met and married William J....

Darryl "Dj" Moll Jr.

Darryl "Dj" Moll Jr.

Darryl "DJ" Moll, Jr. Middletown - Darryl A. Moll, Jr., affectionately known as DJ, age 28, of Middletown, DE, passed away on Friday, June 15, 2018. A visitation for family and friends will be held from 1 pm until 2 pm on Saturday, June 23, 2018 at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral...

Herbert A. Osborne

Herbert A. Osborne

Herbert A. Osborne Newark - Herbert A. Osborne, 92, of Newark, DE, formerly of Ramey and Brookville, PA, passed away Thursday, June 14, 2018 at his home. Born on November 24, 1925 in Brookville PA, he was the son of the late Herbert A. Osborne Sr. and Viola (Humphrey)...

Carmela Patterson

Carmela Patterson

Carmela Patterson Wilmington, DE - Carmela Patterson, age 83, of Wilmington, DE passed away surrounded by her family after a short illness at Christiana Hospital on Tuesday, June 19, 2018. Born in Wilmington, she was the daughter of the late Emma and Didio Trincia. She...

Unni May Antonsen Robinson

Unni May Antonsen Robinson

Unni May Antonsen Robinson Wilmington - Unni May Antonsen Robinson, of Wilmington, DE, passed away peacefully in her home on June 16, 2018. Unni was born in Trondheim, Norway on January 28, 1944. She moved to Delaware at the age of 20 where she began working as a nanny,...

Raymond Martin Schrass

Raymond Martin Schrass

Raymond Martin Schrass Wilmington, DE - Raymond Martin Schrass was born February 2, 1927, and died June 19, 2018. He is survived by his loving wife of 30 years, Rose Dayton Schrass; sister Marie Hassler; two children, Elizabeth Burke (husband John) and Carl Schrass (wife...

Patricia E. Shields

Patricia E. Shields

Patricia E. Shields Wilmington - Age 84, of Wilmington, DE, passed away peacefully at her residence on Thursday, June 14, 2018 surrounded by her family. Born in Philadelphia, PA, Patricia was the daughter of the late James V. and Helen A. (Hoff) Vaughn. She was a member of...

Charles L. Stewart Sr.

Charles L. Stewart Sr.

Charles L. Stewart, Sr. Newark - Charles L. Stewart, Sr., age 80, of Newark, DE, passed away at his residence on Monday, June 18, 2018. Born in Marshallton, DE on August 29, 1937, he was a son of the late Edward and Anna (Blunt) Stewart. Charles proudly served in the U.S....

Hazel A. Wilson

Hazel A. Wilson

Hazel A. Wilson St. Georges - On June 16th, early Saturday morning, Hazel passed away peacefully onto her Lord. She had been residing at New Castle Health and Rehabilitation for several years. Hazel is survived by her son Raymond P. Wilson, Jr. (Deborah), her daughter Carol...

Rodney Leighton Wilson

Rodney Leighton Wilson

Rodney Leighton Wilson Mays Landing, NJ - Rodney Leighton Wilson, age 56, a long-time resident of Mays Landing, New Jersey, died Saturday, June 16, of injuries received in a motorcycle accident in Morgantown, West Virginia. Rodney was born on October 1, 1961 in Bethpage, NY,...

Barnell Q. "TooBay" Wright

Barnell Q. "TooBay" Wright

Barnell Q. Wright "TooBay" Wilmington, DE - Born in Charleston, SC on April 16, 1972, departed this life on May 31, 2018. He is survived by his wife, Leslie C. Wright; mother, Linda Brown Wright, 4 children, 4 stepchildren and a host of relatives and friends. Evan W. Smith...

June 20, 2018

Eugene And Mary Bunting

Eugene And Mary Bunting

Eugene and Mary Bunting Selbyville - Eugene "Gene" and Mary Gray Bunting, lifelong Selbyville residents, crossed over the river into the arms of their Savior within 10 hours of each other last week. They were both 90. Mary passed on the evening of June 12, 2018 at Atlantic...

Charles H. Davenport Jr.

Charles H. Davenport Jr.

Charles H. Davenport, Jr. Wilmington - It is with great sadness that the family announces the death of Charles H. Davenport, Jr., on the eve of his 56th wedding anniversary, June 17, 2018. He was a very special husband, father, Pop Pop, and great Grandpop. Charles's sense of...

Vincent Joseph "Vinnie" DiMenco

Vincent Joseph "Vinnie" DiMenco

Vincent Joseph "Vinnie" DiMenco Wilmington - Vincent Joseph "Vinnie" DiMenco, age 36, of Wilmington, DE, passed away suddenly on Sunday, June 17, 2018. Born in Wilmington on January 14, 1982, he was the son of Dominick J. and Terry L. (Sinnott) DiMenco. Vinnie graduated...

Jane E. Hatchadoorian

Jane E. Hatchadoorian

Jane E. Hatchadoorian Wilmington - Jane Elizabeth Frandsen Hatchadoorian of Wilmington, DE died peacefully on June 15, 2018 at Christiana Hospital in Newark, DE. She was 82. She is survived by her beloved husband of 48 years, Edward Hatchadoorian, treasured daughter Lisa...

Richard Jakotowicz Sr.

Richard Jakotowicz Sr.

Richard Jakotowicz, Sr. Wilmington - Richard Jakotowicz, Sr. passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, on June 15th, 2018. Richard was born in Wilmington on September 16th, 1937, to the late Francis and Theresa Jakotowicz. He proudly served in the US Air...

Kenneth Emile Schubert

Kenneth Emile Schubert

Kenneth Emile Schubert Wilmington - Ken was born August 18, 1939 to Leo and Helen Schubert in Alton, Illinois. He graduated from Roxana High School in 1957, from the University of Illinois with a BS in Ceramic Engineering in 1964, and from the University of Delaware with an...

June 19, 2018

Irma L. Harris

Irma L. Harris

Irma L. Harris Wilmington - Age 86, transitioned to Glory to be with the Lord - on June 10, 2018. She was formerly of Montgomery, Alabama. Ms. Harris was a member of Friendship Baptist Church, in Wilmington, DE. Ms. Harris retired from Delaware State Hospital after 30 years...

James Joseph Hildick

James Joseph Hildick

James Joseph Hildick Avondale - James Joseph Hildick, age 79, of Avondale, PA passed away peacefully on June14, 2018. Jim was born in 1939 to James and Margaret McHale Hildick. He was a graduate of St. James High School, class of 1957. Jim attended St. Joseph's University...

Jay Rodney Schlink Jr.

Jay Rodney Schlink Jr.

Jay Rodney Schlink, Jr. Newark - Jay Rodney Schlink, Jr., age 38, of Newark, DE, passed away surrounded by his family on Saturday June 16, 2018. He is survived by his newly-wed wife, Angela Schlink; his daughter, Lydia Schlink of Newark, DE; his parents, Michele and Jay R....

June 18, 2018

Earl G. Panaro

Earl G. Panaro

Earl G. Panaro Newark - Earl G. Panaro passed away unexpectedly at age 72 on Monday, June 11, 2018. Born in Wilmington on October 18, 1945, Earl was a graduate of Salesianum School, class of 1963, and was a proud veteran of the United States Navy, having served in active...

William C. Trexler

William C. Trexler

William C. Trexler Hockessin - William Trexler, age 94, died on May 29, 2018. He was born in Philadelphia and received a bachelor's and master's degree from Temple University. He taught at William Penn, Claymont, and Brandywine High School where he was Chairman of the...

June 17, 2018

Nicholas Barlow Jr.

Nicholas Barlow Jr.

Nicholas Barlow, Jr. Newark - Nicholas Barlow, Jr., age 88, of Newark, DE passed away on Friday, June 15, 2018. Nicholas worked for Claymont Steel for over 30 years and was currently employed as a security guard at Allied Universal for the last 13 years. He enjoyed working...

Lillian A. Barlow-Efe

Lillian A. Barlow-Efe

Lillian A. Barlow-Efe New Castle - Lillian Barlow-Efe, age 45, of New Castle, DE, passed away peacefully surrounded by her mother, Barbara Jenkins, Monday, June 11, 2018. Services and burial will be private. To send an online condolence visit www.stranofeeley.com Strano &...

Mark DiSabatino

Mark DiSabatino

Mark DiSabatino North Wilmington - Mark J. DiSabatino, age 68, of North Wilmington, DE passed away on June 12, 2018. Mark grew up in Chadds Ford, PA, and graduated from Salesianum High School as a member of the class of 1968. He went on to receive his degree in Psychology...

James M. Ganteaume

James M. Ganteaume

James M. Ganteaume Hockessin - James Malcolm Ganteaume, 72, of Hockessin, DE, passed away peacefully at his home on Monday, June 11, 2018. He was born in Surrey, England, son of the late Malcolm and Mary (Bardwell) Ganteaume. After his service in the US Air Force, James...

Debra Ann Getshall

Debra Ann Getshall

Debra Ann Getshall New Castle - Debra Ann Getshall, age 59, of New Castle, DE, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving famil yon Tuesday, June 12, 2018. A visitation for family and friends will be held from 12 noon until 1 pm on Tuesday, June 19, 2018, at...

Gerald J. "Jerry" Hulton

Gerald J. "Jerry" Hulton

Gerald "Jerry" J. Hulton Wilmington - Jerry Hulton peacefully took his last breath on June 11, 2018, surrounded by his wife and his dear friends, Dennis and Joan Miller. Jerry was predeceased by his mother, Gertrude (Nugent); father, William J. Sr.; brother, James; brother,...

Anna Elizabeth Leatherbury

Anna Elizabeth Leatherbury

Anna Elizabeth Leatherbury Wilmington - Anna transitioned on June 2, 2018. Viewing will take place on Monday, June 18, 2018 from 5pm to 7pm at Union Baptist Church, 2616 N Carter St., Wilmington, DE. Celebration of life will follow the viewing. Interment will take place at...

Willard Palmer Moore

Willard Palmer Moore

Willard Palmer Moore Canal Fulton, OH - Willard P. Moore, 90, of Canal Fulton, formerly Newark, Delaware, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 20, 2018. He was born on April 3, 1927, in Elkton, Maryland, to the late Cecil and Bertha (Brown) Moore. He graduated from Elkton...

Ida V. Novack

Ida V. Novack

Ida V. Novack Wilmington - Ida V. Novack of Little Italy passed away on June 13, 2018, at the age of 91. She was born on January 10, 1927, to Frank and Angeline Fraticelli. Besides her parents, Ida was predeceased by her husband Martin, brothers: Nello Fraticelli, Almando...

M. Jackie Politakis-Glass

M. Jackie Politakis-Glass

M. Jackie Politakis-Glass Bear - M. Jackie Politakis-Glass, age 75, of Bear, DE, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June 12, 2018. Born in Braeholm, WV on November 13, 1942, she was a daughter of the late Jiles and Berneace Glass. Jackie dedicated her career as an...

India Gray Vale

India Gray Vale

India Gray Vale Newark, Delaware - Age 82, of Newark passed away on Saturday June 9, 2018. She was born in Jersey City, NJ to the late Basil G. and India (Boothroyd) Gray. She graduated from Penn State University on June 9th 1956 and later that day married Edwin D. Valastiak...

June 16, 2018

Frederick Noesner

Frederick Noesner

Frederick Noesner Newark - Frederick W. Noesner, 71, of Newark, DE, died from cancer at home with Delaware Hospice in attendance on May 30th 2018. Services are private. He is survived by his second wife Margarete of 14 years. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the...

Frank Pickering

Frank Pickering

Frank Pickering Wilmington - Frank Pickering, 93, passed away on June 11, 2018, attended by his loving family. Frank was born and raised in Rye, NH. He served in the Army Air Corp, based in England, in World War II as a nose gunner on the B-24 and B-29. After meeting his...

June 15, 2018

Thomas E. Blackiston

Thomas E. Blackiston

Thomas E. Blackiston Wilmington - Age 77, passed away peacefully on June 12, 2018 surrounded by his loving family. Born in Wilmington on December 27, 1940, Tom graduated from Conrad High School in 1958. At 18 years of age, he served his country in the United States Navy. He...

Elizabeth Bode

Elizabeth Bode

Elizabeth Bode Port Richey, FL - Elizabeth Romspert Bode (AKA Bunny) of Port Richey, FL and formerly Newark, DE went home to Jesus on June 10, 2018. Elizabeth was born March 23, 1940, in Baton Rogue, LA. She enjoyed travelling, her church community, and volunteering with...

Franklin "San Da Man" Cason

Franklin "San Da Man" Cason

Franklin Cason "San da Man" Claymont, DE - Age 74, passed on June 8, 2018. San worked at Wilmington Parking Authority for over 30 years. He is survived by his life partner, Julia Brown; father of Sheena Cameron; step father to Monica, Derrick, Sherrill and Michael Brown Sr....

Dorothy M. Forshey

Dorothy M. Forshey

Dorothy M. Forshey Newark - Dorothy M. Forshey, age 89, of Newark, DE, passed away on Sunday, June 10, 2018. A visitation for family and friends will be held from 6 pm until 8 pm on Friday evening, June 15, 2018 at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 W. Park Place, Newark,...

Elijah Riley Gordy-Stith

Elijah Riley Gordy-Stith

Elijah Riley Gordy-Stith Camden - Elijah Riley Gordy-Stith, 20, son of Vicki and Bo Gordy-Stith, and brother to Joy and Eli, passed away Tuesday, June 12, 2018, surrounded by his family and friends. The family will welcome family and friends for visitation from 9 am until...

Jeffrey William Todd

Jeffrey William Todd

Jeffrey William Todd Wilmington - Jeffrey William Todd, 54, passed onto eternal peace on Tuesday, June 12, 2018 after a long illness. He was born on March 23, 1964 in Niagrara Falls, NY and moved with his family to Wilmington in 1967. Jeff attended Mt. Pleasant School...

Nona E. Vandiver

Nona E. Vandiver

Nona E. Vandiver Landenberg, PA - Nona Elaine Vandiver, age 85, of Landenberg, PA, went home to be with the Lord surrounded by loving family, Tuesday, June 12, 2018. Nona was a member of Lighthouse Baptist Church and was a faithful reader of the Bible and other devotional...

June 14, 2018

Bernadette N. Czarnecki

Bernadette N. Czarnecki

Bernadette N. Czarnecki Wilmington, DE - Bernadette N. Czarnecki passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, June 9, with her husband, Edward by her side. Bernadette was born on September 6, 1933 to Leon and Vera Nierychlewski and was a lifelong resident of Wilmington. She was a...

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