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Howard E. Thynge

AGE: 87 • New Castle

Howard E. Thynge, age 87, of New Castle, DE passed away peacefully surrounded by loving family Monday, May 1, 2017. Howard was a very social person who lived life to the fullest. He was never seen without a hat and had a massive collection of over 200 hats. Boating and going on road trips with family were times he cherished. He was a great pool player and enjoyed the time playing pool with his friends. Howard also enjoyed vintage cars, reading the News Journal and watching old western movies. He was a member of the Elks Lodge 2281, Moose Lodge 1578, and Atterbury VFW.

Howard is survived by his 8 children: Wendy Abrams (Brian), Penny Bernhard, Howard Thynge (Liz), Anna Logan, James Dickey (Norma), Grace McGrath (Edward), Cecelia Spinelli, and Theresa Dickey; 10 grandchildren; and 5 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Mary Thynge and second wife, Cecelia Thynge; granddaughter, Amy Jean; and parents, Howard P. and Florence Thynge.

A visitation will be held Saturday, May 6, 2017 from 9:30-11 AM at Strano & Feeley Family Funeral Home, 635 Churchmans Rd., Newark, DE 19702 followed by a service in celebration of Howard's life at 11 AM. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the Delaware Humane Society, 701 A St., Wilmington, DE 19801. For directions or to send an online condolence visit

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Published in The News Journal on May 4, 2017
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