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John M. Stocking

John M. Stocking -2014

John M. Stocking Age 88, of Hockessin, DE died on Sunday, April 27, 2014. Born on Bailey Hill he went on to grow up in Dundee in the beautiful finger lake region of New York state during the Great Depression, then served as Radar Operator in the Army Air Corp in the European Theater during WWII. He was a graduate from Bucknell University and worked as an accountant at the Atomic Energy Commission, Woodlawn Trustees, Patterson-Schwartz...

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Richard P. Davy

Richard P. Davy -2014

Richard P. "Dick" Davy, 71, of Ocean View, Delaware, died peacefully Wednesday, April 23, 2014. He was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., the son of Richard J. and Dorothy (Maher) Davy. He grew up in Massapequa, L.I., N.Y., and graduated from Massapequa High School in 1961. He attended Kansas University, earning his Bachelor's and Master's degrees. He was a History Teacher, Guidance Counselor, Supervisor and Assistant Principal for 30 years at...

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Evelyn Liarakos

Evelyn Liarakos -2014

Evelyn M. Liarakos, age 92, passed away suddenly at her home on Thursday, May 1, 2014. She was born in Jersey City, New Jersey to the late Bessie (Tingos) Liarakos and Theodore L. Liarakos. Her family moved to Wilmington in the mis 20's and upon her father's death in 1929 they left that summer to spend a year with her mother's sister in Davis, California. They returned to the City of Wilmington where Evelyn was a lifelong resident. ...

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Anne Donegan

Anne Donegan -2014

Anne Donegan, age 90, passed away on April 28, 2014. Born in Philadelphia, Anne graduated from West Catholic Girls and became an Executive Secretary at Muratone Paint Company. Anne married Edward J. Donegan II, her loving husband of 62 years, and had two children, Donnamarie and Edward III. The family moved to Wilmington, DE in 1963. Anne honed her skills as a homemaker and volunteer, taking up countless door to door collections for worthy...

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Katina Manolakis

Katina Manolakis -2014

Katina Manolakis passed away peacefully on April 28th, 2014 at the age of 88 years old. She was born on January 8, 1926 in Asopos, Greece. She was one of five children born to Mr. & Mrs. Anastasios Perdikis. She came to the United States in 1955 when she married her husband Emmanuel (Mike) Manolakis, who preceded her in death. Together they owned and operated "The Candy Store", a successful, popular candy and ice cream dinette business in...

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Beatrice Hoffman

Beatrice Hoffman -2014

Beatrice Hoffman, age 95, of Wilmington, Delaware died suddenly on April 24, 2014, at Christiana Hospital in Wilmington. Mrs. Hoffman was born in the Bronx, New York City as the daughter of Henry and Tena Freiberger. After graduating from Hunter College High School, she attended Hunter College in New York, where she majored in French Language and Early Childhood Education. After working as a kindergarten teacher and a travel agent, she married...

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Hugh Larkin Corroon

Hugh Larkin Corroon -2014

Hugh Larkin Corroon, age 85, died peacefully at home on April 18, 2014. Born to James and Katherine Corroon in Freeport, NY, he was the youngest of the nine children. He graduated from Canterbury, Princeton and Harvard Law School and practiced law as a partner at Potter, Anderson and Corroon. Hugh will be deeply missed by his family and friends. Survived by his wife Theo; two children, Amanda and Scott; and six grandchildren Larkin,...

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William Matthew "Bill" Ford

William Matthew "Bill" Ford -2014

William Matthias (Bill) Ford Bill Ford, age 48, passed away peacefully at home on April 23, 2014 surrounded by his family. He was a brave warrior against the colon cancer that he battled. Bill was born in Yorklyn, DE to Willard F. and Janice C. Ford who pre-decease him. He is survived by his family - Christine Ford and son, Lance, Beverly and Edward Relyea and daughter, Tracy Stanley, Donna and Jessie Cowden and children, Mark and Mariah...

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Stanley J. Trzonkowski, Sr.

Stanley J. Trzonkowski, Sr. -2014

Stanley J. Trzonkowski Sr., age 93, of Wilmington, Delaware died on April 16, 2014. Stanley was a lifetime member of the VFW Post 3257. Serving in the Navy during WWII he spent 18 months in the South Pacific and three-months in the occupation of Japan. During his service in the Navy he received four battle stars and a commendation for rescuing 35 nurses and doctors thrown into the water from the USS Relief. In addition, he was present on the...

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James Earl Conaway

James Earl Conaway -2014

James Earl "Jim" Conaway, 85, died unexpectedly at his home in Greenville, DE, on April 22, 2014. He was the widower of Martha Harris Conaway. Born in Coosa County, AL, and raised in Birmingham, AL, he was the youngest son of the late Grady Judson Conaway and Linnie Neighbors Conaway. Jim's youth was notable for his success in academics, football and baseball; for his close relationship with his brother Bud; and for meeting his bride-to-be...

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Michael D. Weller

Michael D. Weller -2014

Michael D. Weller, of Wilmington, DE died April 12, 2014, after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born to John and Dorothy Weller in Lancaster, PA and moved to Delaware at an early age. He obtained his Bachelor's degree from the University of DE, his Master's from Delaware State University and taught art in the Colonial School District for many years. Alongside teaching, Michael also developed a small business serving parties and...

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Fredrick Eric Zumsteg

Fredrick Eric Zumsteg -2014

Fredrick (Eric) Carl Herrick Zumsteg died suddenly on Sunday, April 13, 2014. He was born to Norma Herrick Zumsteg and Dr. Fredrick (Rick) C. Zumsteg, Jr. in 1978 in Wilmington, DE. He married the love of his life, Elizangela (Liza) N. Marchena Zumsteg on May 2, 2009 in a fairytale wedding celebrated on Eagle Beach, Aruba, Liza's native island. Eric attended Wilmington Montessori School and graduated from Wilmington Friends School, Class of...

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Daniel J. Goddard

Daniel J. Goddard -2013

Daniel J. Goddard, age 74 of Hockessin, passed away peacefully on November 25, 2013 at Christiana Hospital with his wife, Irene, by his side. He was born in Baltimore, MD, son of the late Karl and Emma (Dixon) Goddard. He was also preceded in death by his daughter, Laura Goddard and his step-father, John Andrzejewski. Daniel was a semi-professional football player for the Colts, while they were in Baltimore. After his career ended with a...

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Harry Joseph Siegfeldt

Harry Joseph Siegfeldt -2014

Harry Joseph Siegfeldt, age 75, died at Jenner's Pond Skilled Nursing facility on Sunday April 6, 2014 after fighting a long battle with Multiple Sclerosis and cancer. He was born in Bethlehem, PA, the only child of Harry O. Siegfeldt and Elizabeth Miller Siegfeldt, both deceased. He attended Bethlehem Catholic High School, Villanova University BSME, 1960 and Carnegie Mellon University, MSIA, 1962. He married Joanne Polaha in 1960 and...

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Richard H. Stearns

Richard H. Stearns -2014

The Rev. Richard H. Stearns passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family on April 4, 2014 in Poughkeepsie, NY. He was 81. He served the Presbyterian Church for nearly 40 years, retiring from ministry in 1995 after 13 years as senior pastor of the First Presbyterian Church of Greenwich, CT. Before that, he was the former senior pastor at Twelve Corners Presbyterian Church in Brighton, NY from 1972-1981, Calvin Presbyterian in Oklahoma...

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Edward F. Molash -2014

Edward F. Molash, age 82 of Highland West, Wilmington, passed away on Monday, April 7, 2014. Born in Shenandoah, PA in 1931, Edward was the son of the late Frank and Catherine Molash. He served his country in the US Navy during the Korean War. Edward made his career as a Supervisor with General Motors for 38 years until his retirement. Edward is survived by his wife of 56 years, Jean; son Edward C. and daughter Janet (Theodore);...

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Robert MacLeod "Bob" Smith

Robert MacLeod "Bob" Smith -2014

Robert MacLeod "Bob" Smith died on Tuesday, April 8, 2014. The son of Robert MacLeod Smith and Charlotte Cleapor Smith, he was born in Wilmington, NC, in 1924. He grew up in Wilmington, NC, graduated from New Hanover High School in 1942 and attended Wake Forest University. He joined the U.S. Navy as an ensign (1943-1946) and served in the Occupation Forces in Japan. Honorably discharged from the Navy, he entered Virginia Theological Seminary in...

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Leona Galford -2013

Leona Ellen Galford, aged 92, departed this life on December 22, 2013 at Cokesbury Village, Hockessin, where she lived for almost four years. She was born in Huntington, West Virginia, the daughter of Leona B. and George D. Miller. She grew up in the historic settlements of Guyandotte and Le Sage in West Virginia on the Ohio River. During her high school and early adult years, she developed a strong bond of friendship with eight girls –...

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Father Stamatios Ganiaris

Father Stamatios Ganiaris -2014

Father Stamatios (Stamos) Ganiaris passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 3rd, surrounded by his loving family. He resided in Wilmington, Delaware with his Presbytera Ioanna. He was affectionately known as Fr. Stamos. Fr. Stamos was born on the island of Chios, Greece in 1928, the third child of Socrates and Eleni Ganiaris. He and his brother Panos and sister Evie had a happy childhood living in view of the Aegean Sea. Stamos and Panos...

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Mari  Carroll Field Skelly

Mari Carroll Field Skelly -2014

Mari Carroll Field Skelly (93) died peacefully at Brandywine Senior Living in Kennett Square, PA on Saturday, April 5, 2014, surrounded by her family. She was born in Parkside, PA to Walter and Catharine Carroll. She attended St Roberts Catholic School in Chester, PA and Immaculata College and West Chester University. She married Arthur Laurence Field, Sr, who predeceased her in 1965, and J Paul Skelly in 1977 who died in 2005. She is survived...

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Isabella K. Tarumianz-Brown

Isabella K. Tarumianz-Brown -2014

Isabella Tarumianz-Brown passed away peacefully on April 7, 2014 at Stonegates Healthcare. She was born in 1924 to William and Isabella Kruger in Patterson, New Jersey. After a time in Buffalo, NY, she moved with her family to Wilmington in 1936 where she resided for the rest of her life. She attended P.S. DuPont High School and Penn Hall College. Isabella was predeceased by her first husband, Alexis Tarumianz who passed away in 1984. ...

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Alexander Downs Manners

Alexander Downs Manners -2014

Alexander Downs Manners, 86, died peacefully Monday in Palm Beach, FL. He was born to the late Alexander Downs Manners and Mary MacCrimmon Manners in Philadelphia, PA. He and his wife, Olga Gren Manners were high school sweethearts at John Bartram H.S. in Philadelphia. They celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on December 18, 2013. They lived for 43 years in North Hills, Wilmington, DE, before moving to Garnet Valley, PA in 2005. ...

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Zita K. Gill

Zita K. Gill -2014

Zita K. Gill, age 83, passed away on Monday, March 31, 2014 at Maris Grove, in Glen Mills, PA. Zita was born in 1930 in Chicago, IL to the late Zita and Thomas J. Clancy. Her family eventually moved to Tucson, AZ where she graduated from Tucson High School. She also attended Miserocdia College in Dalles, PA. Zita was a very warm and kind person and loved people. She was loved by everyone who was lucky enough to know her. Zita was a...

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Jessie C. Lee

Jessie C. Lee -2014

Dr. Jessie C. Lee, age 78, a resident of Foulk Manor in Wilmington passed away on April 3, 2014. Dr. Lee was born in 1935 in the Liaoning Providence of Manchuria China to the late Hsieuh San and Chow Ann Ho. She came to America in 1959 and attended MIT and the University of Pennsylvania earning her Doctorate Degree in Organic Chemistry in 1965. She was a Professor of Chemistry at the University of Pennsylvania and the Community College of...

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Nipser (Norma Katherine Herr) Mackey

Nipser (Norma Katherine Herr) Mackey 1925-2014

Nipser (Norma Katherine Herr) Mackey, age 88, of North Wilmington. April 4, 1925 – March 30, 2014. Born in Buffalo, NY, to Frederick August Herr and Emma Schulz Herr. She was preceded in death by her parents, brother Robert August Herr, and husband of 55 years Robert Wright Mackey. She is survived by Katherine Mackey Baab (David), Janet Susan Mackey (Ron Ketter), Paul Frederick Mackey (Jill), Andrew Jonathan Mackey (Winnie Pitrone), and...

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