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Sue W. (Mary Sue) McDonald -2013

Mary Sue Wrenn McDonald of Hockessin, DE passed away on Friday, April 5, 2013 at the age of 90. Predeceased by her husband, Allan T. McDonald in 1997, she is survived by their son, John A. McDonald of Miami, FL, their daughter Margo McDonald Miller and her husband Richard, of Newark, DE, and two grandchildren, Richard and Cordrey Miller. She is also survived by a special niece, Lynn Jones of Irvington, VA. A holy communion service in...

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Kathryn Robinson -2013

Kathryn G. Robinson, age 96, of Wilmington, DE, formerly of Westminster, died on Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at the Methodist Country House. Kathryn, born in Cambridge, OH, was the daughter of the late Edward and Mary Blanche Gruber. She spent her early life in Marietta, Ohio. She graduated from the Bliss Business College of Columbus, Ohio. With marriage in 1946, she moved to Delaware where she has resided ever since. Soon after her arrival,...

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Allen E. Rabe

Allen E. Rabe -2013

On March 16, 2013, Al Rabe passed away peacefully at his home in Wilmington, Delaware. He was 81 years old. Al was born in New Holstein, Wisconsin to Herman and Martha Ninmer Rabe. His childhood on a small farm gave him a lifelong love of gardening and nature. Al graduated from the University of Wisconsin in Madison with a BS in 1954, MS in 1955 and PhD in 1958, all degrees in chemical engineering. He was a member of the American Chemical...

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Joan M. Collins -2013

Joan M. Collins of Cokesbury Village in Hockessin, DE died Friday March 22nd, 2013. She was 72 years of age. Ms. Collins was born and raised in Wilmington and lived for 41 years in Oakland's in Newark, DE before moving to Cokesbury. Ms. Collins was born in 1941 to Martha Hill and John Isaac Mendenhall of Wilmington, DE. She was a 1959 graduate of Mount Pleasant High School in Wilmington, DE. She graduated from the University of Delaware in...

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Mary E. Kelly

Mary E. Kelly 1928-2013

Mary E. Kelly, 84, of Wilmington, Delaware entered into eternal peace on March 31, 2013 at Shipley Manor surrounded by family. Mary was born in Philadelphia on October 30, 1928 to the late Julia and John DeLaurentis. She was married to James Kelly for 40 years and was a life-long resident of Wilmington. Mary was employed as a nurse's aide. After retirement, she volunteered at the YMCA where she was a Foster Grandparent. She was a...

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Michael M. Davis

Michael M. Davis -2013

Michael M. Davis, age 88 of Wilmington, DE, died on Thursday, March 29, 2013 at Christiana Hospital. He was preceded in death by his wife of 62 years, Annette Davis, his father ,Leslie Davis, mother, Margaret, "Maggie" (Zickcraf) Davis, sister, Margaret "Margie" Salvatore , brothers, Thomas and Leslie, Jr. "Eppy" and one niece, Dee (Salvatore) Faville. He is survived by his niece, Margaret Faville as well as many other nieces, nephews and...

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Marion C. Forman

Marion C. Forman -2013

Marion Clark Forman, 86, of Elsmere, Delaware passed away on March 28th at Beebe Medical Center. Mrs. Forman was a graduate of Wilmington High School and the University of Pennsylvania. She was an active member of St. James Episcopal Church in Newport and volunteered at the ecumenical soup kitchens in Newport and Lewis, Delaware. Mrs. Forman was predeceased by her husband, Robert J. Forman Jr.; her daughter, Alison Forman; and her parents,...

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Edward S. Morente III -2013

Edward Serrano Morente III Edward Morente of Wilmington, passed away on Friday, March 22, 2013, after a long illness at age 78. Ed was born and raised in Atlantic City, growing up on Jersey shore, lifeguarding and enjoying years around the water. Ed was preceded in death by his son, Stephen in 1989. Descending from a colorful Spanish, Irish and German heritage Ed was influenced by stories of the great depression, prohibition smuggling and...

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Pearl C. Putnam

Pearl C. Putnam -2013

Pearl C. Putnam, age 95, passed away peacefully on February 5, 2013 surrounded by her loving family at the Heartland Hospice House in Hockessin, DE. Born in Springfield, VT she was the daughter of the late Frank W. and Maud C. Corliss. Pearl graduated from Springfield High School in 1936 and received an Associate's Degree in Education from Wheelock College in Boston, MA in 1939. 1n March 1940 she married the late Stearns Putnam and later...

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Robert C. Joines -2013

Robert C. Joines of Gardens at White Chapel died peacefully Friday March 29, 2013. He was 89 years of age. Mr. Joines was a State Farm Agent for 26 years. He was well loved and led a wonderful life. He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy L. Joines. He will be dearly missed by his daughter Dee and her husband Ron Pietluck; son Michael Joines; four grandchildren, Lisa, Dory, Marcus and Meghann; and five grandchildren. Services...

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David Nelson Terhune 1946-2013

David Nelson Terhune, (66), of Montchanin, Delaware died unexpectedly of cardiac arrest on Tuesday March 19, 2013, while working with family at their beloved sugarbush, Green Mountain Mapleworks, in Calais, VT. David was born April 26, 1946 in Newark, New Jersey, son of the late Nelson and Lucille Terhune. He is survived by his wife Becky, his two daughters, Kimbirly Hermann and her husband, Robert, of Colorado Springs, CO, and their children...

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Harry L. Vandever

Harry L. Vandever 1930-2013

Harry L. Vandever, Sr., Age 82, of Brandywine Hundred, DE, passed away on March 28th, 2013. He was born May 27th, 1930, in Arden, DE. He was preceded in death by his loving wife of over 50 years, Ellen Elizabeth Hoover Vandever, and his grandson Rodney McBride. He is survived by daughters Shirley Vandever (Jimmy) of Bellefonte, DE, Karen Neal (Larry) of Newark, DE, Alice Vandever of Newark, DE, Pennie Whisenant (Palmer) of Moore, SC, and...

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Charles "Choc" Millman

Charles "Choc" Millman -2013

Charles "Choc" Millman, a devoted husband and loving father, age 98, of Wilmington, DE., passed away peacefully on Friday, March 22, 2013. Charles was an avid sports fan and outstanding baseball player. He was a standout infielder and hitter at Wilmington High School. Charles played baseball professionally for the Philadelphia Athletics organization. His athletic exploits at Prices Run fields were legendary. Charles served in the U.S....

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Irene Dearie

Irene Dearie -2013

Irene (Skip) Shinn Dearie passed away peacefully at the age of 94 on Friday March 15, 2013 . Irene was born in 1918 in Wilmington to Victor G. and Miriam Donoho Bullen (Zippe) Pordham. Irene graduated from James H. Groves High School and studied Geology, Anthropology and History at the University of Delaware. After 31 years service with the DuPont Co., she retired. She was a member of the DuPont Country Club, Chesapeake Commodores Club,...

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William D. Sandy -2013

William D. Sandy, age 59, of Wilmington passed away suddenly on Wednesday, March 20 at home. Bill was born in 1954 to Charles A. and Mae D. Sandy. A lifelong resident of Wilmington, he graduated Brandywine High School in 1972. Bill was a talented woodworker and automobile mechanic. He was especially adept at home remodeling and furniture restoration. Bill was an avid Phillies fan and enjoyed spending time with family, especially his many...

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Miquette Miller Cox

Miquette Miller Cox -2013

Miquette Miller Cox, 91, passed away peacefully at Christiana Hospital Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 1:45AM. Mickey was the beloved wife of James L. Cox for 63 years. Mickey and Jim met while attending George School and shared a lifetime of happiness together. Following World War II they opened the James L. Cox Sport Shop in Bryn Mawr, PA, which provided the highest level of personal service to clients interested in sports and outdoor...

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Anita Mae Cress

Anita Mae Cress -2013

Anita Mae Cress, 89, of Wilmington, died at her home on March 20, 2013. Mrs. Cress graduated from Ursinus College in June 1944 with a BA degree in English. She was also the May Queen of her senior class. She taught English at the Conshohocken Middle School in Conshohocken, PA from 1944 to 1945. Thereafter, she was employed as a sales representative with the Liberty Mutual Insurance Company in Philadelphia from 1945 to 1948. In March 1948,...

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Frances Linda Nickel Goode

Frances Linda Nickel Goode -2013

A native Delawarean, Linda Nickel Goode, age 73, passed away unexpectedly on March 13, 2013 as a result of a tragic pedestrian-auto accident in Centreville. Born Frances Linda Turner in Dover, the only child of Francis Lodge Turner and Mary Elizabeth Wheatman, Linda led a rambunctious tomboy youth, frequently beating the boys at their own games, boarding a horse in her parents garage on Bradford Street near Silver Lake (where she was often seen...

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Ruth H. Hannigan

Ruth H. Hannigan -2013

Ruth H. Hannigan peacefully passed away surrounded by her family on March 9, 2013 in Springfield, VA. Ruth was a Wilmington native born in 1914 to William and Pauline Hanley. Ruth loved to dance and host parties for her friends. The only party she never had was a birthday party for herself and only beyond the grave can we reveal her true date of birth. She loved to travel the world but hated airplanes. Most of all she adored the title "Mom...

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Jessie Rowlenson Marsh

Jessie Rowlenson Marsh -2013

Jessie Rowlenson Marsh died peacefully on Saturday, Mar 2, 2013 at the Methodist Country House. She was born in Baltimore, MD, to Edwin R. and Lillie M. (Denny) Rowlenson. Her high school yearbook predicted "there's never a dull moment when Jessie's around" and so her long life proved. In 1941 she married Cerdric E. Marsh and came to Wilmington as a bride. She and Cerd resided in Deerhurst for over 50 years prior to moving to the Country...

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Edward Thomas Jarrell -2012

Edward Thomas Jarrell, age 79, of Hockessin Delaware, died on Sunday, March 17th, 2013. Edward was retired from Westinghouse Corporation where he spent many happy years as a procurement specialist. He enjoyed golfing, spending time at the beach and was a member of the Knights of Columbus. In addition to his five children, Linda Natali, Diane Reynolds, Suzanne Wright, Nancy Hartman and Edward P. Jarrell, Ed is also survived by his eight...

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Benigno Narciso Nunag

Benigno Narciso Nunag -2013

Dr. Benigno Narciso Nunag, M.D., 79, of Hockessin, passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Thursday, March 14th. Benigno was born in Angeles City, Philippines, to the late Eugenio and Consuelo Nunag. Benigno was encouraged by his father, a teacher, to pursue his education and graduated with high honors in 1956 from the University of Santo Tomas Medical School in Manila. He completed his medical residency at Akron Medical...

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James Bernard (J.B.) Platz 1927-2013

James Bernard (J.B.) Platz, 86 years old, of Wilmington, Delaware, passed away peacefully on March 15, 2013, after a brief illness. J.B. was born February 13, 1927, in Texarkana, Texas, the son of the late John Emil and Jeannette Snook Platz. J.B. was preceded in death by his sister Harriet Cook and his brother John Platz. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Wilma Bell Platz, and his three children: Stephen Platz of Wilmington, DE.,...

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Louis Eugene (Gene) Hopkins -2013

Age 80, of Avondale, PA passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 12, 2013 surrounded by his family. Throughout his life, Gene had great passion for the Marines, William & Mary, DuPont, golf and his family. Gene was a Corporal in the United States Marine Corps from 1950 – 1952 and fought bravely in the Korean War. From there he went on to attend the College of William & Mary where he graduated in 1956 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in...

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Daniel J. Troy -2013

Daniel J. Troy died on March 15, after a brief illness. He was born in Philadelphia on May 20, 1919, the son of Daniel J. and Margaret Barry Troy. Dan lived in Wilmington from 1948 to 2002, when he moved to Jenner's Pond, in Jennersville, PA, with his wife, Mary C. Troy, who passed away in 2005, after fifty-seven years of marriage. Dan graduated from Malvern Preparatory School. He received his bachelor's degree in chemical engineering from...

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