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Wayne A. Coburn

AGE: 76 • Newark

Wayne A. Coburn, age 76, of Newark, DE, went home to be with the Lord surrounded by his loving family Thursday, May 12, 2016. Wayne was an optician for 50 years with 20 of those years spent as the owner of Quality EyeWear. He often helped those in need with glasses. Wayne was very involved with New Life Alliance Church. He always had a smile on his face and loved to make people laugh. He had enjoyed coaching many different sports. Wayne liked rooting for the Phillies and Eagles, playing backgammon, and watching John Wayne movies. Family was most important to him and they all will cherish memories of the yearly Myrtle Beach vacations.

Wayne is survived by his wife of 54 years, Mary; daughters, Sharon Noll (Chuck) and Cindy DePrisco (John); 6 grandchildren: Aly, Jake, Sarah & Nick DePrisco and Caitlin & Jessica Noll; brother, Clarence Coburn; sisters, Meta Caserta (Dave) and Kathy Gagliardino (Chick); sister-in-law, Marie Coburn; and several cousins, nieces, and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, George Coburn and Edythe Banning; and brother, George Coburn.

A visitation will be held Tuesday, May 17, 2016 from 1:30-3:00 PM at Strano & Feeley Family Funeral Home, 635 Churchmans Rd., Newark, DE 19702 followed by a service in celebration of Wayne's life at 3 PM. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to , 92 Reads Way Ste 205, New Castle, DE 19720. For directions or to send an online visit

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Published in The News Journal on May 15, 2016
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