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Francis A. DiMichele Sr. "Franny"

AGE: 86 • Wilmington

Francis A. DiMichele, Sr., 86 of Wilmington passed away on November 17, 2016 at Christiana Hospital.

Franny was born in Wilmington, the son of the late Elizabeth (Gerardi) and Frank DiMichele. He was a graduate of the Salesianum School class of 1949 and was an Air Force Veteran of the Korean Conflict. He retired from the DuPont Company as a project engineer after 38 years. Franny was a member of St. Mary of the Assumption Church.

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his brothers, Walter, Raymond, and Rev. Anthony DiMichele, and his sister Joanne DelleDonne.

Franny will be missed by his wife of 63 years, Marie A. (Gamgort) DiMichele; his son, Francis A., Jr. and his wife, Ginny of Winterhaven, FL; his daughter, Teri Foy and her husband, Andrew of Wilmington; his grandchildren, Nicole, Dr. Andrew, Matthew, Corey, Frank III and Pamela; his great-grandchildren, Jacob, Cole, Lucas, Jude, Nicholas and Avery and his sisters, Theresa Reilly and Pauline Rogers, both of Hockessin.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday at 11:30 AM at St. Mary of the Assumption Church, 7200 Lancaster Pike, Hockessin, where friends may call after 9:30 AM. Burial will be in St. Joseph on the Brandywine Cemetery, Greenville. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent to Salesianum School, 1801 N. Broom Street, Wilmington, DE 19802.
Published in The News Journal from Nov. 19 to Nov. 21, 2016
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