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Frances Meredith

1914 - 2015 Obituary Condolences
Frances Meredith

AGE: 101 • Wilmington

Frances Meredith, age 101, of Kentmere Nursing Home, Wilmington, DE died peacefully on September 28, 2015.

Born in Wilmington, Frances was a homemaker until her husband Millard passed away. At the age of 50 she began working in retail and went back to school to be a keypunch operator, upon completion she worked for the State of Delaware keying tax returns. Frances was a life - long member of St. Ann's Church, where she also played the organ there for 30 years. Frances was a member of various senior centers. She would also play Happy Birthday on Wednesdays at the Claymore senior center in Wilmington.

She enjoyed going to dances and other events at other Parishes.

Frances was preceded in death by her husband Millard, daughter Geraldine Coen of Elkhart, Kansas and brothers James and Benjamin Walters of Delaware.

She is survived by her son Lawrence (Mert) and his wife Donna, 2 grandsons, Lawrence Jr. New Jersey and Barry Sr., of Delaware, 4 grandchildren from Kansas, 15 great grandchildren and 1 great-great- granddaughter.

She is also survived by her sister- in-law, Margaret Walters and several nieces and nephews.

The family would like to thank the staff of Kentmere Nursing home for the great care they have given Frances in the last year and a half of her life.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Ann's Church, Gilpin Avenue and N. Union Street, Wilmington on Monday, October 5 at 10:30am. Burial will follow in Cathedral Cemetery. No visitation will be held.

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Frances may be sent to .

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Published in The News Journal from Oct. 2 to Oct. 4, 2015
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