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Paul F. Winnington, Sr.

AGE: 99 • Wilmington

Paul F. Winnington, Sr., 99, of Wilmington, DE, died Sunday, November 22, 2015 at Christiana Hospital surrounded by his family.

A graduate of Delaware Technical and Community College, Paul worked as a respiratory therapist at Wilmington Hospital retiring in 1981. Prior to that, he worked at J. E. Rhoads Leather Co. He entered the workforce at age 16 at his family's laundry business.

He was an active lifetime member of St. Ann's Parish. An avid walker, Paul was recognizable to many in the Forty Acres neighborhood where he lived all his life, raising his family in the home where he was born.

Paul is predeceased by his wife of 56 years, Elizabeth V. (Gibison) and son Frank. He is survived by daughters Jane Steele (Ray), Anne Marie Delle Donne (Bill) of Rehoboth, Beth Winnington, Mary Winnington, Meg Pryor (Jimmy), and Michele Winnington of Martha's Vineyard, MA; his sons Paul Winnington, Jr. (Lucille, deceased), Gerry Winnington (Nancy) of Dagsboro, and Peter Winnington (Barbara); and brother-in-law George Gibison. He leaves behind 18 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.

Friends may call on Friday, November 27, 2015 from 5:30-7:30pm at the Chandler Funeral Home, 2506 Concord Pike, Wilmington. Mass of Christian Burial will be offered on Saturday, November 28 at 9:00 am at St. Ann Catholic Church, 2013 Gilpin Avenue. Burial will follow Mass in All Saints Cemetery, 6001 Kirkwood Highway. Wilmington.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Ann School, 2006 Shallcross Avenue, Wilmington, DE 19806 or AIDS Delaware, 100 W. 10th Street, Wilmington, DE 19801.

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Published in The News Journal from Nov. 25 to Nov. 27, 2015
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