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Michael H. Strange

AGE: 72 • Newark

Michael H. Strange passed away peacefully, at his home, surrounded by his family on Saturday, November 28, 2015.

He was born in Salisbury, MD to the late Ethelberta (Macey) and Harwood Strange. Michael graduated from Unionville HS in 1961 and from Goldey Beacom College in 1966. He proudly served his country as a Sargent in the Army National Guard. Michael enjoyed his careers in accounting and real estate as well as working for Darden Restaurants Inc. Michael was a member of the Delaware Assoc. of Realtors, NCC and was on the Board of Directors for the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Eden Lodge #34. He was happiest when he was spending time with his family, friends and neighbors, especially surf fishing, traveling and cooking. He also enjoyed golf, hunting, and rod building.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 21 years, Madeline Morris; 2 daughters, Jane "Cate" Crighton Catarius (Robert) of Kennett Square, PA and Megan C. Wilberton (Brendan) of Hagerstown, MD; 1 step son, Gary Morris of New Castle; 3 grandchildren, Cailin, Cameron and James and 1 sister, Anne Daftary of CA. Michael was also preceded in death by his step son, Michael Morris in 2006.

A visitation will be held on Sunday December 6, from 1-2pm, at McCrery & Harra Funeral Homes, 3710 Kirkwood Hwy, Wilmington where a Celebration of His Life will follow at 2 pm. Burial will be private.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Delaware Hospice, 16 Polly Drummond Center, 2nd Floor, Newark, DE 19711 or , 200 Continental Dr., Suite 101, Newark, DE 19713.

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Published in The News Journal from Dec. 1 to Dec. 3, 2015
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