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Maryanne Bemiller

AGE: 74 • Wilmington, Del.

Maryanne Bemiller, age 74, of Wilmington, DE, passed away on Wednesday, July 5, 2017 at her home.

Maryanne was born in Philadelphia, the daughter of the late Thomas P. and Mary (Bowdren) Bemiller. She graduated from Bishop Egan High School in Fairless Hills, PA in 1961. She attended Chestnut Hill College from 1963 to 1972, graduating as a Sister of St. Joseph with a B.S. Degree in Education. Maryanne then earned a Masters Degree in Religious Education from LaSalle University in 1989.

Maryanne was the Director of Religious Education at several parishes in the Wilmington area, most recently at St. Joseph's on the Brandywine where she retired in 2016. She was a great supporter of Faithful Friends Animal Society in Wilmington.

Maryanne is survived by her brothers: Thomas (Janine) of West Chester, PA and Paul (Bebe) of Broomall, PA., 2 nieces, 3 nephews, 1 great-niece and 3 great-nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at 10:30 AM at St. Joseph's on the Brandywine Church, 10 Old Church Rd, Greenville, DE 19807. A visitation will be held at the church prior to the mass from 9:30 to 10:30 AM. Interment will follow the mass in the parish cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contribution's in Maryanne's name may be made to St. Joseph's Villa, 110 West Wissahickon Ave, Flourtown, PA 19031.

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Published in The News Journal from July 8 to July 10, 2017
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