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Mary Lucy Schenk

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Mary Lucy Schenk

AGE: 70 • New Castle

Mary Lucy (nee Evans) Schenk, wife of the late Harry "Smokey" Schenk, age 70, of New Castle, DE, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family Monday, May 16, 2016. Mary retired from the State of Delaware Dept. of Labor, Division of Vocational Rehabilitation. She was a faithful member of St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church. Mary loved to read, visit the shore, and garden. She treasured her family.

Mary is survived by her son, Michael Schenk; daughter, Deborah Tokarski (Jason); 2 grandchildren, Nicholas and Brianna; brother, James Evans (Peg); sister, Elizabeth DiCostanzo (Pat); and many nieces and nephews. Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents, James & Lucy Evans; and sister, Julia DiBlasi.

A visitation will be held on Monday, May 23, 2016 from 10-11 AM at St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church, 521 Harmony St., New Castle, DE 19720 followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 AM. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Reading Assist Institute, 100 W. 10th St. Ste. 910, Wilmington, DE 19801 ( For directions or to express an online condolence, visit

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Published in The News Journal on May 20, 2016
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