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Lester N. Carlisle

Lester N. Carlisle passed away on September 4, 2016 surrounded by his family at the Christiana Hospital. He was born in Felton, DE to the late James and Ethel Carlisle. Lester served in the U.S. Army during Korean War. He retired after 30 years from General Motors as an autoworker. Lester was a member of Marshallton U.M. Church. He loved to be outdoors gardening and cutting grass. He also collected NASCAR and farming memorabilia and drawling farming landscapes featuring horses. Lester was a Philadelphia Phillies and Eagles fan.

He was preceded by his wife of 59 years, Mary "Kitty" Carlisle and his siblings, Arthur, Floyd, Clarence, Roland, Edgar, Lillian, Pearl and Harry. Lester is survived by his son, Lester W. Carlisle and his wife Lisa, his grandson, Lester W. Carlisle, Jr. and his wife Jessica, his granddaughter, Jennifer Carlisle and Fiancé Bill and his great-grandson Adam and his dog Sally Girl.

Friends may call on Thursday, September 8, 2016 from 10:00-11:00 a.m. at Marshallton U. M. Church, 1105 Stanton Road, Wilmington, DE 19808 where a service will begin at 11:00 a.m. Burial will be in Silverbrook Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the church. To send condolences visit: www.mccreryandharra.com.
Published in The News Journal from Sept. 6 to Sept. 8, 2016
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