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Doris Theresa (Capriotti) Dickerson


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Doris Theresa (Capriotti) Dickerson Obituary
Doris Theresa (Capriotti) Dickerson

AGE: 83 • Wilmington

Doris Theresa Dickerson, age 83 of Wilmington, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on July 19, 2016.

Doris was born in Wilmington on October 11, 1932 to the late Phillip and Luella Capriotti. She graduated from Wilmington High School and married her loving husband of 48 years, Edward, in 1950 and had nine children. She worked in a variety of food service positions, including the role of Dietary Director at Wilmington General Hospital. Doris was immensely proud of the family owned business, Capriotti's Sandwich Shop. Doris enjoyed holidays and celebrations with her family. Along with her husband and children, she enjoyed summer vacations in Wildwood, NJ. She also enjoyed playing cards with friends. Above all, Doris was endlessly devoted to her family. She was an unconditionally devoted mother, grandmother, aunt, and friend.

Doris is survived by her children, Diane Rizzo (Vincent), Pamela Markiewicz (Henry), Debra Durham (Steve), Kathleen Morgan, Kimberly Milligan (Bruce), Robert Dickerson (Shelley), and Philip Dickerson (Marianna); grandchildren, Michael, David, Leah, Daniel, Jessica, William, Andrew, Zachary, Bryce, Chase, Alexis, Paloma and Casey; and six great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward; son, Edward; daughter, Cynthia; brothers, John and Philip; and her sisters, Lucille, Vera, and Helen.

Visitation will be held at St. Anthony of Padua Church, 9th and DuPont Sts in Wilmington, on Monday morning, July 25 from 10-11am. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated immediately following visitation at 11am. Interment will follow in All Saints Cemetery.

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