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Melva B. Carveth

AGE: 90 • Wilmington, Delaware

Melva B. Carveth, age 90, of Wilmington, DE, passed away on Thursday September 1, 2016 at home.

Mrs. Carveth was a graduate of Avalon High School in Pittsburgh, PA. She earned her RN from Suburban General Hospital in Pittsburgh and worked as an RN at Hahnemann Hospital in Philadelphia. Mrs. Carveth also worked as the school nurse at Tower Hill School from 1965 until 1988.

She was predeceased by her husband William J. Carveth in 1993. She is survived by her daughter Melva C. Smith (Jack) of Wilmington; grandchildren Lauren S. Finnical (Josh) of Monroeville, NJ, Jason A. Smith (Allison) of Ridgefield, CT and Amy C. Smith of Greensboro, NC.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 am on Saturday September 10, 2016 at the CHANDLER FUNERAL HOME, 2506 Concord Pike, Wilmington where friends and family may visit from 9:30 to 10:30 am. Interment will follow the service at Gracelawn Memorial Park, New Castle.

In lieu of flowers, please consider contributions to Delaware Hospice, c/o Memorial Gifts, 16 Polly Drummond Center, 2nd Floor, Newark, DE 19711.

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Published in The News Journal from Sept. 7 to Sept. 9, 2016
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