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Nathan T. Silpath

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Nathan T. Silpath Obituary
Nathan T. Silpath, 16 of Galena, MD, died peacefully surrounded by his family on January 9 in Nemours Alfred I dupont Hospital for Children. He has courageously battled 3 different cancers since the age of 9. He was born on February 27, 2001 and has lived in Galena since birth. He attended Mt. Sophia School in Newark. His interests ranged far and wide, he enjoyed model and real trains, was an avid NASCAR fan, personally meeting Jimmy Johnson and his 48 Team. He loved to hunt, fish, golf and play Sled Hockey with his team, The DE Sled Snipers. Nathan was into Meteorology, hiking, cycling and being part of Island Creek Garden Tractor Pullers. He enjoyed music-genre from A-Z, 3-D Archery, military tanks and lighthouses. But Nathan’s passion; one which he dedicated himself to was the fight against childhood cancers. He was the 1st ambassador for AI DuPont Radiothon and Delmarva Broadcasting Radiothon. He founded Nathans Story (a non-profit for childhood cancer). He is survived by his parents, Stephen P. and Kim Payne Silpath; his brother, Stephen Silpath, Jr all of Galena; grandmother, Constance Silpath of Folsom, PA; an inherited sister, Katryna Dowling of Fairlee, MD; loving family of aunts, uncles and cousins and his faithful companions, Fluff and Ruger. A visitation will be held on Friday, January 19 from 1 to 3 pm and 5 to 8 pm in the Galena Funeral Home of Stephen L. Schaech, 118 W. Cross St. Galena, MD. Funeral service will be held on Saturday, January 20 at 11 am in Eastern Shore Bible Baptist Church, 13984 Gregg Neck Rd. Galena, MD. Burial in adjoining cemetery. In lieu of flowers and/or in Nathan’s memory please consider Nathans Story, PO Box 213, Galena, MD. 21635 or Nathansstory.org
Published in The Daily Times on Jan. 14, 2018
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