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Carolyn C. Stanley

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Carolyn C. Stanley

AGE: 86 • Wilmington

Carolyn C. Stanley passed away on Sunday, March 9th surrounded by her family. She was born in Wilmington, DE, spent part of her childhood in Snowhill, MD and later returned to Wilmington. Carolyn worked for the DuPont Company where she met her husband George. She was a homemaker who enjoyed activities at Elsmere and Absolom Jones Senior Centers with her friend Dottie.

Carolyn is survived by her daughter Karen A. McCoo and husband John, grandchildren, Carolee LeNoir and partner Katie Leach, Thomas LeNoir, Jr. and Jonathon LeNoir and wife Stephanie, Kelly VanCamp, Kate McCoo, Christine Vinyard and husband Michael and great-grandchildren, Hayden, Hailey, Savannah, Harry, June, Karlie and Mike, her sister Loretta Hill and husband Richard and her brother, Thomas Fitzsimmons and his wife Yvonna. She was predeceased by her parents Ernest Fitzsimmons, Elizabeth Gillen and Thomas Gillen, husband George W. Stanley, her son Merrill L. Chesser, III and her brothers, Elmer and James Fitzsimmons.

Friends may call on Monday, March 17, 2014 from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the MCCRERY & HARRA FUNERAL HOME, 3710 Kirkwood Highway, Wilm., DE 19808 where a service will begin at 12:30 p.m. Burial will be in the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to Heartland Hospice, 256 Chapman Rd., Newark, DE 19702. To send condolences visit:

Published in The News Journal from Mar. 12 to Mar. 16, 2014
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