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Doris Marie Howard Aydelotte

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Doris Marie Howard Aydelotte

Delmar—Doris Marie Howard Aydelotte, 85, of Delmar, Delaware, passed away on Easter Sunday, March 31, 2013 at her home.

She was born in Riverton, a daughter of the late Berkley Weatherly Howard and Levin Warren Howard.

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband of 59 years, Irvin J. Aydelotte, Sr., a son, Irvin J. Aydelotte, Jr., and brothers, Paul A. Howard and Philip W. Howard.

Doris was affectionately known as "Dar Dar" by her family. She is survived by a sister, Ruth H. King of Fairfax, VA; children, Ann Marie Barnes (Chris) of Ocean City, Terri Lee A. Bensel (Barry) of Delmar and Lisa Ree A. Conley (Jonathon) of Delmar; grandchildren, Anastasia Garrity Blessing of Yoe, PA, Tyler C. Barnes of Haleiwa, HI, Logan C. Barnes of Ocean City, and Aldon B. Conley of Delmar; and a great granddaughter, Jamie Candice Tyson of Seven Valleys, PA. Additionally, she is survived by her extended family, Christine Phiefer and her sons, Joey and Charles.

Doris was a member of St. Stephen's United Methodist Church in Delmar and VFW Post 8276 Ladies Auxiliary of Delmar. She was also a past member of the New Century Club and the Red Hat Club. She devoted her entire life to her family and, during her down time, was an avid reader.

Doris chose to donate her body to the Maryland State Anatomy Board to be used for scientific research.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, April 20, 2013 at 4:00 pm at Short Funeral Home in Delmar.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in her memory to Delaware Hospice, 100 Patriots Way, Milford, DE 19963, or Double Mills Grist Mill, P.O. Box 120, Mardela Springs, MD 21837 or the Delmar Public Library, 101 N. Bi-State Blvd., Delmar, DE 19940.

Arrangements are in the care of Short Funeral Home in Delmar. Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting

Published in The Daily Times from Apr. 3 to Apr. 18, 2013
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