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Ernest March died in his daughter's home on January 13, 2016 in Newark, DE due to a short illness. He was 84. Ernie was born on May 17, 1931 in Linwood, PA to his parents, Norman and Cora March. He graduated from Girard College, Philadelphia, PA in 1949. In 1950, he married Virginia Truman March. The Marches lived in Crum Lynne, PA where Ernie worked as a refinery worker. He retired in 1993 after 44 years at the Sun Oil Company in Marcus Hook, PA. Ernie was a Korean War veteran. He was a Philadelphia sports fan and an avid bowler. He enjoyed having political conversations with his family and financial guidance from him was always welcome. Ernie is survived by his three children Jimmy March and wife Sue of Campobello, SC, Susan Brander of Ogden, PA, and Cathy Terpko and husband Marc of Newark, DE; seven grandchildren, Jennifer, Joshua, Jimmy, Joseph Michael, Christine, Joseph Ernest, and Adam; and four great grandchildren, Alyssa, Emma, Aidan, and River. He was predeceased by his wife of 65 years, Virginia, and his 3 siblings, Norman, Harold and Marie. Ernie will be buried in the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery with a private ceremony. To send condolences visit:

Published in The News Journal on Jan. 17, 2016
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