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Mildred S. Wharton

AGE: 95 • Wilmington

Mildred S. Wharton, age 95, of Wilmington passed away peacefully on Sunday June 26, 2016 at Manor Care on Foulk Road.

She was the daughter of William and Cora Staats and lived in Delaware her entire life. Mildred graduated from Wilmington High School and went on to earn her Associate Degrees from Goldey College and Delaware Technical and Community College.

Mildred retired from the DuPont Company after 30 years of service and was a longtime member of Aldersgate United Methodist Church. She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother.

She is predeceased by her husband Col. Guy L. Wharton, Sr., daughter Sue Wharton Miller and sister Lillian Stevens.

Mildred is survived by two sons, Ferris W. Wharton and Guy Wharton, Jr. and his wife Sue; seven grandchildren, Kathleen Williams, Michael Miller and his wife Emily, Robert Miller, Corky, Kyle, Abigail and Kevin Wharton and four great grandchildren.

Funeral Services will be held on Thursday June 30, 2016 at 11:00 AM at Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 2313 Concord Pike Wilmington, DE 19803 where friends and family may call from 10-11:00 AM. Interment will follow in Lower Brandywine Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests contributions be made to Aldersgate United Methodist Church.

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Published in The News Journal from June 28 to June 30, 2016
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