Dolores S. Sebastian
1942 - 2019
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Dolores S. Sebastian, age 77, passed away Sunday, May 5, 2019.

Born February 12, 1942 in Wilmington, Delaware, Dolores grew up in Delaware Park. A loving and caring person, she enjoyed making cookies and was known by many as "The Cookie Lady." Dolores was an avid weaver and knitter. 

She served as a mentor and volunteered at Townsend Elementary School for many years.  Dolores loved her friends at the Odessa library where she also volunteered.

She was preceded in death by her parents, James and Beatrice (nee Chapman) Strahorn, and sister, Joyce Thomas. She is survived by her loving husband, Robert R. Sebastian; children, Karen Tichnell (Ed), Robert W. Sebastian (Michelle), Leanne Thompson, and Laura Dixon (George); five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

There will be a family gathering at a later date.

Arrangements are by Cremation Service of Delaware.

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Published in Middletown Transcript on May 16, 2019.
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May 22, 2019
Our sincere condolences to the Sebastian family in the loss of your dear love one. Our prayers are as yours, that God provide his care and comfort you each day.
- Psalms 145:18,19
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May 15, 2019
To the family and friends of Dolores S. Sebastian: I'm very sorry about the loss of your loved one. God assures us that he is willing and readily available to comfort and support "all those calling on him". (Psalm 145:18)
May 15, 2019
I am sorry to read of the passing of your loved one, Dolores. She will be missed. Your family has loss someone very near and dear to their hearts, please strive to take one day at a time, for you may not know what benefit or encouragement a new day will bring. Please now in addition to the love of family and friends Our Heavenly Father is here for you as well. He is so because he truly "cares for you." Once more I am sorry for your loss.
May 12, 2019
We are so very sad to hear about Dolores' passing. She was such a positive and cheerful lovely lady which had a great influence on all who knew her. We admire her courage and strength. We send to her family and friends our deepest condolences and know that all will miss her. Cree and Paul Hovsepian
Paul and Cree Hovsepian
May 10, 2019
I had the privilege of meeting this kind and beautiful lady at her daughters hair salon. Laura has inherited her mother's kindness, sweetness and charm.What a gift!
Jenny &Paul Wright
May 9, 2019
Dolores was a great lady and a great friend. I really enjoyed working with her...and enjoyed her cookies. Best snickerdoodles on the planet. We had some good times together. She will be missed.
May 9, 2019
I loved working with Dolores at Glasgow and being a friend as well. Kind, witty, wise. Although I haven't seen her for years, Facebook was a way to stay in touch. We remembered some funny moments and I will cherish those posts. A truly wonderful person to remember. Take care.
May 8, 2019
Dolores positively influenced the lives of many of my students while volunteering in my class at Townsend Elementary School. Dolores was a true friend, and she was an inspiration to all who had the privilege of knowing her. Sincere condolences to all of her family.
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