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Elizabeth "Liz" Dugan

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Elizabeth "Liz" Dugan

AGE: 91 • Wilmington

Elizabeth "Liz" Dugan, age 91, of Wilmington, DE, passed away peacefully on Mother's Day, May 8, 2016 in the loving arms of her daughter, Karen. Born in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late Henry and Elizabeth (Murphy) Reilly.

For 35 years, Liz was a nurse's aide at St. Francis Hospital. After retiring, she continued her caregiving as a volunteer nurse's aide at the hospital, where she was honored for volunteering over 5500 hours. Liz will be remembered as a loving caregiver to her children and grandchildren, as well.

Liz was predeceased by her parents, as well as her brother, Henry Reilly, and her sister, Mary Fusca. She is survived by her daughters, Karen Dugan Edgar (Robert) and Patricia Dugan DiMichele; her sons, Joseph Dugan (Sandy), Wayne Dugan and Kevin Dugan; her grandchildren, Jason and Brent Sulecki, Stephanie Stewart (Mike), Joe Dugan, Christine Barnes (Shaun), and Maureen, Meaghan, Sean and Keeley Dugan and her great grandchildren, Vincent Barnes and Carlene Stewart.

A visitation will be held on Saturday, May 14 from 9 AM to 10 AM at Immanuel Baptist Church, 2414 Pennsylvania Ave., Wilmington, DE 19806, where Liz was a longtime member. A funeral service will begin at 10 AM. Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Sisters of St. Francis Foundation, 609 S. Convent Rd., Aston, PA 19014.

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Published in The News Journal from May 11 to May 13, 2016
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