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Marie B. Edwards

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Marie B. Edwards

Marie B. Edwards, 84, of Wilmington, DE passed away on October 1, 2016. Marie was born on October 9, 1931 in Wilmington, DE. to the late William Shoemaker and Mary (Nowak) Shoemaker. She attended St. Elizabeth's Catholic School in Wilmington. Early on in her career she worked in sales positions in local retail stores. She later became a nurses' aide and worked at the Alcohol and Drug Addiction Treatment Center in Delaware City.

Marie was an avid animal lover. There was never a time she didn't have a dog or cat that she rescued from the animal shelters. In later years, she enjoyed socializing with her friends at the Antonian.

Marie was preceded in death by her husband Robert Edwards and brother William Shoemaker. She is survived by her son Paul Miller and daughter Linda Miller; grandchildren Diane, Tracy, and Kelly; sister Catherine Bartlett of Millsboro, DE and nieces and nephews Terri, Jackie, Paul, Collen, Buddy and Ricky.

A committal service will be held on Wednesday October 12 at 1pm in chapel at the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 2465 Chesapeake City Rd. Bear, DE 19701. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made the Delaware Humane Association, 701 A St. Wilmington, DE 19801. To send messages of condolence visit
Published in The News Journal on Oct. 9, 2016
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