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Doris N. Rhoads


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Doris N. Rhoads

AGE: 81 • Wilmington, De

Doris N. Rhoads, age 81, of Wilmington, DE, passed away peacefully at Christiana Hospital on Saturday, October 15, 2016.

Born in Bristol, CT, Doris was the daughter of the late Louise Mary (Fruechtenicht) and Leslie L. Walls, Jr.. She was predeceased by her loving husband the late William F. Rhoads and her brothers, Christian and Leslie L. Walls, III.

Doris is survived by her daughter Mary "Snookie" Quinn (Robert) of Arizona City, AZ. and her son William L. Rhoads (Michelle) of Bear, DE; her beloved grandchildren, Ryann Thompson and Dusty Rhoads (Brittany) and her great grandchildren Steven, Justin, Talia and Cassidy, as well as her brother Carl Richard Walls (Joann).

She was a loving and generous person. Above all else she enjoyed spending time with her family and was known for her personalized goodie bags. She was an avid Philadelphia sports fan and rooted especially hard for the Flyers. She also derived great pleasure in the many years spent at her cottage with family and friends at Crystal Beach Manor.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, October 21st at 12:30 PM at Mealey Funeral Home, 2509 Limestone Road, Wilmington where friends are invited to visitation after 11:30 AM. Entombment will be private.

In lieu of floral gifts, the family suggests memorial contributions in Doris' memory may be made to First Baptist Church of New Castle, 901 E. Basin Road, New Castle, DE 19720 or the . Online condolences may be made at MealeyFuneral Homes.com (302) 652-5913.
Published in The News Journal from Oct. 19 to Oct. 21, 2016
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