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Sunday, September 19, 2021
Robert Ruliph Morgan Carpenter III
Carpenter Robert Ruliph Morgan III Known to all as "Ruly", passed away at home September 13, 2021, surrounded by his family – he was 81. Ruly was born in 1940 in Wilmington Delaware, to Robert Ruliph Morgan Carpenter, Jr. (Bob) and Mary Kaye Carpenter. He graduated from Tower Hill... Read More
Chandler Funeral Homes & Crematory
Published in The Philadelphia Inquirer on Sep. 19, 2021.
Tuesday, August 24, 2021
WILLIAM LICKLE
LICKLE--William. William Cauffiel Lickle, retired financial executive, steeplechase owner and larger-than-life family man, died on Thursday, August 19, 2021 at his home in Greenville, Delaware. He was 92. Born August 2, 1929, in Wilmington, Delaware to the late Charles and Hazel (Cauffiel)... Read More
Chandler Funeral Homes & Crematory
Published in New York Times on Aug. 24, 2021.
Sunday, June 13, 2021
Phyllis Jean Atwood Baker
Phyllis Jean Atwood Baker Wilmington - Phyllis Jean Atwood Baker passed away on Thursday, November 26, 2020. She was the proud mother to Joy Brogan, Amy Streaker, Susan Campbell (deceased), Alan Atwood and Heather Melick. Phyllis shared her artistic talents with many children at... Read More
Nichols-Gilmore Funeral Home & Cremation Service
Published in The News Journal on Jun. 13, 2021.
Wednesday, June 9, 2021
Kenneth S. Mowlds Jr.
Kenneth S. Mowlds Jr. Kenneth S. Mowlds Jr. (96) of Wilmington, DE and Port St. Lucie, FL , passed away in Houston, Texas on May 5th, 2021. A native Delawarian, Mr. Mowlds graduated from Tower Hill School in February, 1943 and enlisted in the Navy, spending two years in training... Read More
Published in The News Journal from Jun. 9 to Jun. 12, 2021.
Friday, May 28, 2021
Charles Porter Schutt Jr.
Charles Porter Schutt, Jr Chadds Ford - On May 23, 2021, Charles "Chip" Porter Schutt Jr., 78, of Chadds Ford, PA, passed away peacefully in his home surrounded by his children and dogs. Chip was the son of Charles Porter Schutt and Phyllis Moxham du Pont. Born in Wilmington, DE... Read More
Chandler Funeral Homes & Crematory
Published in The News Journal from May 28 to Jun. 4, 2021.
Charles Porter "Chip" Schutt Jr.
On May 23, 2021, Charles “Chip” Porter Schutt Jr., 78, of Chadds Ford, PA, passed away peacefully in his home surrounded by his children and dogs. Chip was the son of Charles Porter Schutt and Phyllis Moxham du Pont. Born in Wilmington, DE, he attended Tower Hill School, Cardigan... Read More
Chandler Funeral Homes & Crematory
Published in The Daily Local from May 28 to May 30, 2021.
Wednesday, May 26, 2021
ANNE COOK (HAON)
COOK ANNE (nee HAON) 91, passed from this life on May 24, 2021, at her home in Lancaster, PA. Born in 1929, to the late Harry J. and Frances (Jones) Haon, Anne spent her pre-school years in England where her father worked for the DuPont Company's London office. She grew up in Wilmington... Read More
Published in The Philadelphia Inquirer on May 26, 2021.
Sunday, May 16, 2021
Pierre S. "Pete" du Pont IV
du Pont Pierre S. du Pont IV "Pete" Former Delaware Governor and Congressman Pierre S. "Pete" du Pont IV died, Saturday, May 8, 2021, at his home in Wilmington, Delaware after a long illness. Governor du Pont served as Delaware's lone Congressman in the 92nd - 94th Congresses from... Read More
Chandler Funeral Homes & Crematory
Published in The Washington Post on May 16, 2021.
PIERRE DU PONT
DU PONT--Pierre S., IV. Pierre S. ("Pete") du Pont IV. Former Delaware Governor and Congressman Pierre S. ("Pete") du Pont IV died Saturday, May 8, 2021, at his home in Wilmington, Delaware after a long illness. Governor du Pont served as Delaware's lone Congressman in the 92nd-94th... Read More
Chandler Funeral Homes & Crematory
Published in New York Times on May 16, 2021.
Tuesday, April 13, 2021
Blanche Messick
Blanche Messick Rehoboth Beach - Blanche P. Messick, 92, of Rehoboth Beach Delaware, formerly of Centreville, Delaware passed away on Wednesday, April 7, 2021 surrounded by her loving family. She was born in New York City to the late Harry Pack and his wife Anna Obzut Pack. As the... Read More
Parsell Funeral Homes Atkins-Lodge Chapel - Lewes
Published in The News Journal from Apr. 13 to Apr. 18, 2021.
Wednesday, March 24, 2021
R. Bruce White
R. Bruce White Wilmington - R. Bruce White, age 87, passed away on March 19, 2021. Bruce was born in Wilmington in 1933. He was proud being a 4th generation Delawarean and staunch University of Delaware Football fan. Bruce enjoyed many a tailgate with family and friends while being... Read More
Chandler Funeral Homes & Crematory
Published in The News Journal from Mar. 24 to Mar. 28, 2021.
Monday, March 15, 2021
Robert Henry Richards III
Robert Henry Richards, III Robert Henry Richards, III, 83 years old, passed away at his home in Greenville, Delaware on March 11, 2021, surrounded by his family. Robbie was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on January 26, 1938. His parents were Harriett Kellond Richards and Robert... Read More
Chandler Funeral Homes & Crematory
Published in The News Journal from Mar. 15 to Mar. 19, 2021.
Saturday, February 27, 2021
Josiah Marvel (Si)
Josiah (Si) Marvel Josiah (Si) Marvel died January 20, 2021 at the age of 75 in Paris, France from complications of prostate cancer. The son of former US Ambassador to Denmark and Delaware Secretary of State Josiah Marvel, Jr. and Gwladys Hopkins Marvel, Si grew up on Barley Mill... Read More
Published in The News Journal from Feb. 27 to Mar. 1, 2021.
Friday, February 26, 2021
Richard A. Dobbs
Richard A. Dobbs Wilmington - Richard Ansel "Dick" Dobbs, of Wilmington, Delaware, passed away peacefully at home on February 22, 2021 at the age of 78. Dick was born in Upper Montclair, New Jersey on April 3, 1942 to the late Christine J.B. Dobbs and Herbert E. Dobbs. His family... Read More
Krienen-Griffith Funeral Home - Wilmington
Published in The News Journal from Feb. 26 to Feb. 28, 2021.
Tuesday, February 23, 2021
Paul "Leigh" Johnstone Jr.
Paul LeGrand Johnstone Jr. "Leigh" Wilmington, DE - Paul LeGrand Johnstone, Jr., "Leigh", passed away peacefully at his home in February of 2021 at the age of 79. Leigh was born in Wilmington, Delaware in May of 1941. He was the son of Virginia and Paul Johnstone. He attended Tower... Read More
Chandler Funeral Homes & Crematory
Published in The News Journal from Feb. 23 to Feb. 28, 2021.
Friday, February 12, 2021
George Eugene Martz
George Eugene Martz Artist and teacher George Eugene Martz, age 73, died quietly at home on February 4th, 2021 after a long, courageous battle with the complications of Parkinson's Disease. Martz was born in April 1947, the son of Leon E. and Ann Wolf Martz in Chestnut Hill, PA... Read More
Published in The News Journal from Feb. 12 to Feb. 14, 2021.
Sunday, December 27, 2020
CHARLES F. GUMMEY JR.
Age 79, of Mendenhall, PA passed away peacefully at home on December 23, 2020, surrounded by family and supported by his many friends. Charlie was born in Bryn Mawr, PA in 1941 to Eleanor Clark and C. Francis Gummey. He spent his childhood in Gwynedd Valley, PA before attending Chestnut... Read More
Chandler Funeral Homes & Crematory
Published in The Philadelphia Inquirer on Dec. 27, 2020.
Saturday, December 26, 2020
Charles F. Gummey Jr.
Charles F. Gummey Jr. Mendenhall - Charles F. Gummey Jr., 79, of Mendenhall, PA passed away peacefully at home on December 23, 2020, surrounded by family and supported by his many friends. Charlie was born in Bryn Mawr, PA in 1941 to Eleanor Clark and C. Francis Gummey. He spent... Read More
Chandler Funeral Homes & Crematory
Published in The News Journal from Dec. 26 to Dec. 27, 2020.
Monday, December 21, 2020
James Flynn
James Flynn Newark - James E. "Jimmy" Flynn, beloved father, grandfather, friend and coach, passed away peacefully of natural causes in the comfort of family on December 17, 2020. A man who cherished his faith and his family, Jimmy was 87. Born one of nine children in Pittsburgh... Read More
R.T. Foard & Jones, Inc. - Newark
Published in The News Journal from Dec. 21 to Dec. 23, 2020.
James E. "Jimmy" Flynn
James E. "Jimmy" Flynn, beloved father, grandfather, friend and coach, passed away peacefully of natural causes in the comfort of family on December 17, 2020. A man who cherished his faith and his family, Jimmy was 87. Born one of nine children in Pittsburgh on April 5, 1933, he was... Read More
R.T. Foard Funeral Home, P.A. - Rising Sun
Published in Newark Post on Dec. 21, 2020.
Wednesday, September 23, 2020
Kathryn Wood Watkins
Kathryn Wood Watkins, 90, formerly of West Chester, PA passed away Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at Ware Presbyterian Village in Oxford, PA. Born in Charleston, WV, she was the daughter of the late, Melvin F. Wood, Chief Engineer of the DuPont Co., and Dorothy L. Wood. She graduated... Read More
Founds-Feryo Cremation and Burial Services, LLC
Published in Cecil Whig on Sep. 23, 2020.
Monday, September 21, 2020
Kathryn Wood Watkins
Kathryn Wood Watkins 1930-2020 Kathryn Wood Watkins, 90, formerly of West Chester, PA passed away Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at Ware Presbyterian Village in Oxford, PA. Born in Charleston, WV, she was the daughter of the late, Melvin F. Wood, Chief Engineer of the DuPont Co.,... Read More
Founds-Feryo Cremation and Burial Services, LLC
Published in The News Journal on Sep. 21, 2020.
Tuesday, September 8, 2020
Jane Forrest
Jane Forrest Rehoboth Beach - Jane (Lachno) Forrest, 81 of Rehoboth Beach, DE, passed away peacefully at home with her family by her side on September 6, 2020. The daughter of Boris I. and Mary Moyer Lachno, she grew up in Tamaqua, PA before moving to Wilmington, Delaware. She graduated... Read More
Thomas J. Parambo Funeral Home
Published in The News Journal from Sep. 8 to Sep. 9, 2020.
Jane Forrest
Jane Forrest Jane (Lachno) Forrest, 81, of Rehoboth Beach, DE, passed away peacefully at home with her family by her side on Sept. 6, 2020. The daughter of Boris I. and Mary Moyer Lachno, she grew up in Tamaqua, before moving to Wilmington, Delaware. She graduated from A.I. Dupont... Read More
Thomas J. Parambo Funeral Home
Published in Times News on Sep. 8, 2020.
Friday, August 7, 2020
Margaret Hill Hodges
Margaret Hill Hodges Wilmington - Margaret Hill Hodges, of Wilmington, Delaware passed away on July 26, 2020 at the age of 86. Margaret was a life-long Delawarean. She was born and raised in Wilmington, the daughter of Sanford and Velma Hill. Margaret attended Tower Hill School... Read More
Chandler Funeral Homes & Crematory
Published in The News Journal from Aug. 7 to Aug. 11, 2020.
Friday, July 31, 2020
Margaret Gertrude Nason "Nancy" Croft
Margaret Gertrude "Nancy" Nason Croft Margaret Gertrude "Nancy" Nason Croft, 97, passed away peacefully at her home in Cocoa Beach, Florida on June 26, 2020. She was born in Philadelphia and raised in Wilmington. Nancy was the daughter of the late Dr. George Frank and Cornelia Kemper... Read More
Published in The News Journal from Jul. 31 to Aug. 2, 2020.
Tuesday, July 28, 2020
Michael Kaffenberger
Mr. Michael Alan Kaffenberger, age 39, of Wilmington, DE, passed away on Wednesday, July 15, 2020 at his residence. Born on September 7, 1980 in Wilmington, he is the son of Hartmut A. and Elke D. Kaffenberger of Chadds Ford, PA.Michael attended Tower Hill School in Wilmington, moving... Read More
Kuzo Funeral Home, Inc.
Published in The News Journal on Jul. 28, 2020.
Sunday, June 14, 2020
GEORGINA BISSELL
BISSELL--Georgina Miller, age 99, of Greenville, Delaware, died at her home on June 3. Gina was born in Wilmington, Delaware, the daughter of Katharine Marie Tallman and Thomas Woodnutt Miller. She was pre-deceased by her husband of 47 years George P. Bissell, Jr., her daughter Beverly... Read More
Chandler Funeral Homes & Crematory
Published in New York Times on Jun. 14, 2020.
Wednesday, June 10, 2020
FRANCIS JAMISON
JAMISON--Francis, Jr. was born on November 28, 1951 in Wilmington, DE. He died on June 5, 2020, after a long battle with leukemia. He was 68 years old. He is survived by his wife of 33 years Leigh (Cloniger), his son Acton, sister Lisa Hansen, brother Scott Jamison, brother-in-law... Read More
Leonard J. Ruck Funeral Home, Inc. - Baltimore
Published in New York Times on Jun. 10, 2020.
Francis Jamison Jr.
Francis Joseph Jamison, Jr. was born on November 28 1951 in Wilmington, Delaware. He died on June 5, 2020, after a long battle with leukemia. He was 68 years old. He is survived by his wife of 33 years Leigh (Cloniger), his son Acton, sister Lisa Hansen, brother Scott Jamison, brother-in-law... Read More
Leonard J. Ruck Funeral Home, Inc. - Baltimore
Published in Baltimore Sun on Jun. 10, 2020.
Tuesday, June 9, 2020
Francis Joseph Jamison Jr.
Francis Joseph Jamison, Jr. Francis Joseph Jamison, Jr. was born on November 28 1951 in Wilmington, Delaware. He died on June 5, 2020, after a long battle with leukemia. He was 68 years old. He is survived by his wife of 33 years Leigh (Cloniger), his son Acton, sister Lisa Hansen... Read More
Leonard J. Ruck Funeral Home, Inc. - Baltimore
Published in The News Journal from Jun. 9 to Jun. 10, 2020.
Monday, June 8, 2020
Georgina Miller Bissell
Georgina Miller Bissell Greenville - Georgina Miller Bissell, age 99, of Greenville, Delaware, died at her home on June 3. Gina was born in Wilmington, Delaware, the daughter of Katharine Marie Tallman and Thomas Woodnutt Miller. She was pre-deceased by her husband of 47 years George... Read More
Chandler Funeral Homes & Crematory
Published in The News Journal from Jun. 8 to Jun. 14, 2020.
Friday, May 15, 2020
Eldon Du Pont Homsey
Eldon du Pont Homsey Wilmington - Eldon du Pont Homsey died at home of complications from Parkinson's disease on May 11. He was born in Wilmington, Delaware on October 13, 1936, the son of Samuel Eldon and Victorine du Pont Homsey. He graduated from Tower Hill School in 1953 and Harvard... Read More
Mealey Funeral Home - Limestone Road
Published in The News Journal from May 15 to May 18, 2020.
Friday, May 8, 2020
Jean Jamieson Lewis
Jean Jamieson Lewis Hockessin - Jean Jamieson Lewis, age 90, of Hockessin, DE, formerly of New Castle, DE, passed away Tuesday, May 5, 2020. Born in Philadelphia, PA on March 1, 1930, she was the daughter of the late William and Cathrine (Menzer) Jamieson. Jean was a graduate of Tower... Read More
Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Homes & Crematory - New Castle
Published in The News Journal from May 8 to May 10, 2020.
Thursday, March 26, 2020
David Hannon Hargarten
David Hannon Hargarten, 58, died Monday March 24 in North East, Maryland of natural causes. Dave was born February 8, 1962 in Wilmington, Delaware and lived in and around Wilmington most of his life. Dave attended the Tower Hill School and the University of Delaware. He is survived... Read More
Published in Cecil Whig on Mar. 26, 2020.
Thursday, February 6, 2020
Marguerite G. Simonton
Marguerite G. Simonton Wilmington - Marguerite "Daisy" Simonton passed away peacefully on February 6, 2020. She is survived by her son Scott and his wife Renee, and her son Jeff. She is also survived by three grandchildren and two great grandchildren all of whom she adored. The... Read More
Chandler Funeral Homes & Crematory
Published in The News Journal from Feb. 6 to Feb. 9, 2020.
Wednesday, January 8, 2020
Carolyn Denning Calvin
Carolyn Denning Calvin Wilmington - Carolyn Denning Calvin, age 92, of Wilmington, DE, formerly of Chadds Ford, PA, passed away at home on January 4, 2020. She was a Tower Hill High School graduate and studied music in college. Carolyn worked for the Furniture Exchange, the Yarn Patch... Read More
Chandler Funeral Homes and Crematory
Published in The News Journal from Jan. 8 to Jan. 12, 2020.
Friday, December 27, 2019
Elizabeth P. VanLeeuwen
Elizabeth P. Van Leeuwen Hockessin - Elizabeth Pearce Van Leeuwen, age 93, died on December 25, 2019, at her residence in Cokesbury Village. She was the daughter of the late Frances Patterson and Thomas White Pearce of Greenville, DE. Mrs. Van Leeuwen was a graduate of Tower Hill... Read More
Published in The News Journal from Dec. 27 to Dec. 30, 2019.
Friday, November 22, 2019
Henry Ingersoll Brown Iii
Henry Ingersoll Brown III Henry I. (Jerry) Brown peacefully passed away with his three daughters by his side on November 21 at the age of 81. Jerry was born in Philadelphia on August 16, 1938, son of Clementina Mackenzie Brown and Henry Ingersoll Brown, Jr, both of Philadelphia. Jerry... Read More
Published in The News Journal from Nov. 22 to Nov. 24, 2019.
Henry Ingersoll Brown III
Henry I. (Jerry) Brown peacefully passed away with his three daughters by his side on November 21 at the age of 81. Jerry was born in Philadelphia on August 16, 1938, son of Clementina Mackenzie Brown and Henry Ingersoll Brown, Jr, both of Philadelphia. Jerry attended Chestnut Hill... Read More
Published in The Daily Local from Nov. 22 to Nov. 24, 2019.
Henry Ingersoll Brown III
Henry I. (Jerry) Brown peacefully passed away with his three daughters by his side on November 21 at the age of 81. Jerry was born in Philadelphia on August 16, 1938, son of Clementina Mackenzie Brown and Henry Ingersoll Brown, Jr, both of Philadelphia. Jerry attended Chestnut Hill... Read More
Published in the Southern Chester County from Nov. 22 to Nov. 28, 2019.
Thursday, November 21, 2019
Alison C. McKenna
Alison C. McKenna Wilmington - Alison C. McKenna passed away on November 17, 2019 at home with her daughter and son by her side. Born in Wilmington, she was the only child of James Allison Collins and Helen Marguerite Witsil Collins. Alison attended Richardson Park Elementary School... Read More
Mealey Funeral Home - Limestone Road
Published in The News Journal from Nov. 21 to Nov. 24, 2019.
Sunday, September 29, 2019
Richard Cutts Rust
Richard Cutts Rust Cashiers, N.C. - Richard C. (Dick) Rust, son of the late Philip Goodenow Rust and Eleanor Francis Rust died on Monday, September 23, 2019. Dick was born in Wilmington, DE and grew up in Thomasville, GA. He attended Tower Hill School and prepped at The Hill School... Read More
Chandler Funeral Homes & Crematory
Published in The News Journal on Sep. 29, 2019.
Sunday, April 28, 2019
Jean Howell Gates
Jean Howell Gates Cornwall - Jean Howell Gates, 99, died peacefully at the Cornwall Manor Health Center, April 21, 2019. Born in Wilmington, Delaware on October 2, 1919, she was the daughter of Nathaniel Woodhull and Augusta Dure Howell. Jean was a 1937 graduate of Tower Hill School... Read More
Porterfield-Scheid Funeral Directors & Cremation Services, Ltd.
Published in Lebanon Daily News on Apr. 28, 2019.
Friday, April 19, 2019
George Lenher
Lenher, George80, of Church Hill, MD, died on April 6, 2019.Services will be held Saturday, April 27, 2019 at 10:00 A.M. at St. Paul's Kent Episcopal Church in Chestertown, MD. Reception to follow.Contributions may be made to The American Brain Tumor Association www.abta.org or Water... Read More
Fellows, Helfenbein & Newnam Funeral Home
Published in The Providence Journal on Apr. 19, 2019.
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
George Victor Lenher
CHURCH HILL - George Victor Lenher of Church Hill died on April 6, 2019. He was 80.He was born on July 20, 1938, in Wilmington, Del., the son of the late Samuel and Irene Kirkland Lenher. He was educated at Tower Hill High School, Lawrenceville School ('57) and Yale University ('63)... Read More
Fellows, Helfenbein & Newnam Funeral Home
Published in Bay Times and Record Observer from Apr. 17 to Apr. 19, 2019.
George Victor Lenher
George Victor Lenher Church Hill, MD - George Victor Lenher, 80, of Church Hill, MD, died on April 6, 2019. Services will be held Saturday, April 27, 2019 at 10:00 A.M. at St. Paul's Kent Episcopal Church in Chestertown, MD. Reception to follow. Contributions may be made to The American... Read More
Fellows, Helfenbein & Newnam Funeral Home
Published in The News Journal on Apr. 17, 2019.
Thursday, April 11, 2019
Edith Miller
April 15, 1934~Dec. 25, 2018BETHESDA - Edith "Skippy" Riegel Miller of Bethesda died peacefully on December 25, 2018 due to complications associated with Alzheimer's Disease.Mrs. Miller was born in Philadelphia, Pa. in 1934, the oldest child of Edith du Pont of Wilmington, Del. and... Read More
Published in Kent County News from Apr. 11 to Apr. 12, 2019.
Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Peter Scoville Wells
Peter Scoville Wells Chadds Ford, PA - (1938 - 2019) Peter Scoville Wells, 80, of Chadds Ford, succumbed to Parkinson's disease on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at Barclay Friends, West Chester, after a long and courageous battle. Born in New York City to Jonathan Godfrey Wells Jr. and... Read More
Founds-Feryo Cremation and Burial Services, LLC
Published in The News Journal from Mar. 27 to Mar. 28, 2019.
Sunday, February 24, 2019
Cornelia Samuel Cates
Cornelia Samuel Cates Greenville - Cornelia Samuel Cates died on February 16, at the Stonegates Retirement Community, where she had lived for the past ten years. She was 103. Cornelia was born in New York City to Harriet Diamond Samuel and Alfred Elias Samuel, but moved to Salem,... Read More
Chandler Funeral Homes & Crematory
Published in The News Journal on Feb. 24, 2019.
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