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Elizabeth M. "Betty" (Repcik) Sherlock

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Elizabeth M. "Betty" (Repcik) Sherlock Obituary
Elizabeth M. (Repcik) Sherlock


AGE: 84 • New Castle

Elizabeth M. Sherlock, 84, of New Castle, DE peacefully passed away surrounded by her family on Thursday, September 24, 2015.

Betty was born in Philadelphia, PA on October 30, 1930, daughter of the late Matthew and Amelia Repcik, and was a graduate of Olney High School. She was first and foremost a loving and devoted homemaker, while holding various part time jobs throughout her working career. Betty was an active member of the Howard J. Weston Senior Center, and she enjoyed reading and solving word puzzles. A talented craftsperson, she was skilled in sewing and crocheting, creating many beautiful blankets, hats and other items, many of which were donated to needy children and families.

Betty will be dearly missed by her husband of 57 years, Walter L. Sherlock; her children, Kathleen McDonald, Walter L. Sherlock III and wife, Ann, and Patricia Storey; her grandchildren, Jennifer, Diana and Christina McDonald, Samantha Sherlock, Andrew A. Storey II, and Alison Davis; and her great grandson, Braden McDonald.

Betty was predeceased by her grandson, Walter L. Sherlock IV.

Family and friends are invited to visit at the Doherty Funeral Home, 3200 Limestone Road, Pike Creek on Tuesday, September 29 from 5:00-7:00PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. John the Beloved Church, 907 Milltown Road, Wilmington on Wednesday, September 30 at 10:00AM. Interment will follow in All Saints Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Betty may be made to the Howard J. Weston Senior Center, 1 Bassett Avenue, New Castle, DE 19720.

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Published in The News Journal from Sept. 27 to Sept. 29, 2015
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