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Benjamin "Spiggles" Congo Sr.

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Benjamin "Spiggles" Congo Sr. Obituary
Benjamin "Spiggles" Congo, Sr.

AGE: 75 • Wilmington, DE

Beloved husband of Barbara H. Congo, and son of the late Mamie and Francis James, departed this life Monday, April 18, 2016, in St. Francis Hospital. He is the beloved father of Dana Harris (LaVincent), Benjamin Congo, Jr. (Nikki), Anne "Dolly" Congo, Charletta Lewis, Audra Blake (Samaris), Jacqueline Blake, Deanna Blake, Efrain Blake, and Kia Roy (Wayne, Jr.); loving brother of Ernest "Sammy" Congo (Cherie), Francis "Pee Wee" Roy (Carolyn), Francine Gaines, Mamie Byoune (Leo), Veronica Tucker (Robert), Alethea Talley (Gregory), Joseph James, and the late Martha "Billie" Hickman. He is also survived by a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins; devoted niece, Ardella Washington; 5 sisters-in-law; 1 brother-in-law; other family and many friends. "Spiggles" had worked with his brother at Congo Funeral Home until retiring for health issues. He also worked in his uncle, Edward R. Bell's Funeral Home for many years. Family and friends are invited to his viewing on Friday, April 29th, from 6-9 pm, at Congo Funeral Home, 2317 N. Market Street, Wilmington, DE 19802. Home-Going Celebration, 11AM Sat., April 30th, at Tabernacle Full Gospel Baptist Cathedral, 501 N. Washington Street, Wilmington, DE 19801; viewing 9-10:45am. Interment, St. Thomas Church Cemetery


Published in The News Journal from Apr. 24 to Apr. 29, 2016
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