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Walter C. Ashworth

AGE: 90 • Townsend

Walter C. Ashworth, 90, of Townsend, passed away peacefully at his residence on Saturday, October 24, 2015. He proudly served in the U.S. Navy, as well as spending time as a volunteer firefighter for the Brandywine Hundred Fire Company. He also was involved with the VFW and previously held an officers position at the post. He worked for Delmarva Power, which he retired from. Walter took great joy in living and working on his "Never Done Farm". There was always something that needed to be done and you wouldn't find him sitting still for too long.

Walter is preceded in death by his wife, Evelyn Ashworth; his son, Walter E. Ashworth; and his daughter, Cecilia Ashworth-Simpler. He is survived by his son, Joseph Sullivan Jr.(Joann); granddaughters, Laura Lynn Sullivan-Holland (Dave), Sondra Ambler (Eric); grandson, Jason Zych (Lindsey); great grandchildren, Andrew Holland, Jenna Gailey, Blake Zych; son-in-law, Tom Simpler; and best friend, Debra Dunion.

Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, October 29th, 1pm at Daniels & Hutchison Funeral Home, 212 N. Broad St., Middletown. Visitation will be from Noon-1pm. Interment with Military Honors will be in Cathedral Cemetery, Wilmington, DE. In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to the Delaware Humane Association, 701 A Street, Wilmington, DE 19801. Visit to send online condolences.

Published in The News Journal from Oct. 27 to Oct. 29, 2015
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