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Patricia Ball Gilhooley

AGE: 90 • Hockessin

Age 90, of Regal Heights, Hockessin, Delaware died at Seasons Hospice on Wednesday September 23, 2015 surrounded by family and friends.

Patricia was born in Pottstown, Pennsylvania on July 6,1925 and was a graduate of Morgantown High School Morgantown, West Virginia class of 1942. She was then employed by the Brittish Embassy in Manhattan, New York from 1942 until 1950. Patricia then moved and traveled extensively throughout the United States and Europe for the first twenty years of her married life. Her favorite place to live was Canada and always dreamed of moving back there one day. She was passionate about literature and prose and loved writing letters to her grandchildren.

Patricia was preceeded in death by her parents Frances M. Ball and Joseph F. Ball and a brother John David Ball.

She is survived by a daughter Deirdre (Dee) Gilhooley Henderson, two grandchildren Curtis Patrick Henderson, Kelley Henderson Kendle, four great grandchildren Cameron Ellis Kendle, River Leyton Kendle, Piper Una Mae Kendle, Hutton Patrick Kendle, all of Wilmington, Delaware and a sister Barbara Quincy Myers of Manhattan, New York.

A Memorial Service will be held @ 2:00 PM on Wednesday October 7, 2015 at Trinity Episcopal Church Wilmington, Delaware.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests contributions to Delaware Humane Association and or Faithful Friends both of Wilmington, Delaware.



Published in The News Journal on Oct. 4, 2015
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