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Ernest Lane Botts

AGE: 79 • Middletown

1935-2015. Ernest Lane Botts, 79, of Middletown, DE passed away on Tuesday, September 8, 2015 at his daughter's home, Newark, DE. He was the husband of Jean Henderson Botts with whom he shared 59 years of marriage. Born in West Chester, he was the son of the late James Ernest and Marion Jones Botts. He was a veteran of the US Navy. Ernest was employed with Chrysler for 33 years. He was a member of Hiram Lodge #25 A.F. & A.M of Newark, DE. Ernest enjoyed hunting, skiing, camping and walking in the Christiana Mall.

He is survived by his wife; two daughters, Susan Jean Botts of Earleville, MD and Sharon Joy Botts-DiMucci (Anthony) of Newark, DE; and granddaughter, Taylor DiMucci. He was preceded in death by a son, Richard L. Botts.

Funeral services will be held 11am Tuesday Sept. 15th, at the Edward L. Collins, Jr. Funeral Home, Inc., 86 Pine St., Oxford, PA, where family and friends may visit 6-8pm Monday. A Masonic service will also be held Monday at 7pm. Interment will be in Oxford Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to Hiram Lodge #25 A.F. & A.M of Newark, DE, 207 E. Delaware Ave., Newark, DE 19711. Online condolences may be made at

Published in The News Journal on Sept. 10, 2015
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