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Winifred E. Heeney

AGE: 86 • Wilmington

Winifred E. Heeney, 86 of Wilmington, DE, passed away on Thursday, November 10, 2016.

Wini was born in Lynchburg, VA, daughter of the late Clinton and Violet (Snellings) Evans. She grew up in New York and worked as a secretary for Sylvania for about 10 years, retiring to start and raise her family. When her son was grown, she worked as a court clerk for the state of New York before her ultimate retirement.

Wini met her husband, Frank growing up as they were neighbors in the Bronx. They were married on May 2, 1964. They moved to Delaware in 1994 after their son, Brian, graduated from the University of Delaware.

Wini loved spending time with her family and cherished her role as a devoted and loving wife, mother and grandmother. She was very outgoing and friendly and could strike up a conversation with anyone. She was an avid reader and volunteered reading at the local schools. She and Frank also enjoyed traveling.

She is survived by her beloved husband, Frank; her son, Brian and his wife, Andrea; and her granddaughter, Maddie.

A funeral service will be held at 11:00am on Tuesday, November 15, 2016 at the Doherty Funeral Home, 3200 Limestone Road, Wilmington, DE 19808, where family and friends may visit beginning at 10:00am. Interment will follow in All Saints Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, Wini's family suggests making contributions in her memory to a .

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Published in The News Journal on Nov. 13, 2016
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