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Edward J. Dreher

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Edward J. Dreher

AGE: 73 • Hockessin

Edward J. Dreher, Jr., 73 of Hockessin, DE passed away on Sunday, October 2, 2016. He was born in Wilmington on April 2, 1943.

A veteran of the United States Army, Edward served our country during the Vietnam War. He was an officer with the New Castle County Police Department and retired after many years of dedicated service. He was an avid outdoorsman, and especially enjoyed hunting and fishing.

Edward is survived by his brother, George Dreher; many cousins and friends.

Edward was predeceased by his mother, Angeline E. (Rapuano) Dreher; and his father, Edward J. Dreher.

A brief prayer service and military honors will be held at the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery Chapel, 2465 Chesapeake City Road, Bear on Friday, October 14 at 11:00AM.

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Edward may be made to the University of Penna. Heart and Vascular Center, Penn Medicine Development, Attn: Thomas White, 3535 Market St., #750, Phila, PA 19104 (

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