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Claudia VanDyke Naylor Jester

1944 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Claudia VanDyke Naylor Jester Obituary
Claudia Van Dyke Naylor Jester

AGE: 72 • Newark

Claudia Van Dyke Naylor Jester, age 72, of Newark, Delaware passed away peacefully on December 22, 2016 surrounded by her family. The daughter of the late Claude and Ruth Naylor, she was born in Wilmington, raised in Garden City, Long Island, NY, and moved back to this area in her late twenties. Claudia was crafty and creative. She enjoyed sewing and designing. Some of her cross stitch designs were published internationally. Retail was her passion. She successfully owned and operated "Claudia's Corner", a cross stitch store in Hockessin, DE for 15 years.

Claudia is survived by her sons, Kenneth R. Jester, and Leland T. Jester Jr.; her sister, Patricia Mason-Doyle (Jack); granddaughters, Erica and Madelyn; great granddaughter, Emmy; and nephews, Scott and Todd Mason. Claudia was preceded in death by her husband, Leland Thomas Jester, Sr.

Services and burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Chapel Street Players, 27 N. Chapel Street, Newark, DE 19711. To send an online condolence visit www.stra

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Published in The News Journal from Dec. 31, 2016 to Jan. 2, 2017
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