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Obituaries


Elizabeth S. Dautel

February 26, 2024

Elizabeth S. “Betty” Dautel was born in Philadelphia Pennsylvania in September 1930 and passed away peacefully with her children at her side on Monday, February 26, 2024 at the age of 93. Betty was the only child of Elizabeth (Wahl) and Harry Schade and graduated from Upper Darby High School in Philadelphia. She was preceded […]

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Allen M. Schrum

Allen M. Schrum

February 25, 2024

Allen Mitchell Schrum, 69, of Landenberg, PA passed away suddenly on February 25, 2024. His departure comes as a great shock and is gravely felt by his entire family and countless others who were lucky enough to know him. Al was born on July 18, 1954 to Allen and Carolyn Schrum of his beloved town of […]

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Rita DeFiore Tigani

Rita DeFiore Tigani

February 24, 2024

Rita DeFiore Tigani was born on December 8, 1921 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and passed away peacefully on Saturday, February 24, 2024. She was predeceased by her devoted husband Joseph P. Tigani, her brothers, Joseph DeFiore and Robert DeFiore and her sister, Linda Trusk. She was the second of four children of Clara (Perella) and Attilio […]

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Karen O. Goodwin

Karen O. Goodwin

February 23, 2024

Karen Grace (Olsen) Goodwin succumbed to her decade long battle with cancer, passing on February 23, 2024, while in the comfort of Delaware Hospice.  Karen was the only child of Norman and Mary Olsen.  She is survived by her husband, Kevin, of 35 years, and several cousins. Karen grew up in Rahway, NJ where she […]

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Marilyn J. Gano

Marilyn J. Gano

February 23, 2024

Marilyn J. Gano, age 94, of Wilmington, DE, passed peacefully on Friday, February 23, 2024, at her home with her youngest son, John, by her side. Born in Chicago in 1929 to Clarence and Dorothy Walseth, they soon moved to Richmond, VA, where she was raised. Marilyn (Lyn) graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School in […]

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Richard E. Lubin

Richard E. Lubin

February 22, 2024

Richard E. Lubin, age 83, of Wilmington, DE, passed peacefully on Thursday, February 22, 2024 surrounded by his family at home. Born in 1941 to Faye and Abraham Lubin of Wilmington, DE, Richard was a graduate of P.S. DuPont High School in 1959. After graduation, Richard served in the Delaware Army Reserve before being honorably […]

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Patricia C. Bagger

Patricia C. Bagger

February 21, 2024

Patricia C. Bagger (nee Corkery), 88, passed away peacefully on February 21, 2024 at Christiana Hospital in Newark, Delaware. She was born March 9, 1935 in Jersey City, NJ to the late Thomas and Anna Corkery. Patricia’s brother George predeceased her in 2023. Patricia graduated from Roselle Park High School and went on to pursue […]

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Ruth A. Joslin

Ruth A. Joslin

February 19, 2024

Ruth Brisbane Austin Joslin passed away peacefully at home on Monday, February 19, 2024, at the age of 101. Ruth was born and grew up in Wilmington, Delaware, the daughter of Willard B. and Rae Berndt Austin.  She graduated from the Wilmington Friends School and the Edgewood Park School at Briarcliff Manor, New York. She […]

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Natalia Artemiadis

Natalia Artemiadis

February 18, 2024

Natalia Artemiadis, age 12, of Hockessin, Delaware, passed away suddenly at home on February 18, 2024. She was the beloved daughter of Panagiotis Artemiadis and Spyridoula Kerasaridi. In 2023, Natalia graduated from North Star Elementary School.  She was currently a 6th grader attending Cab Calloway School for the Arts as a Visual Arts Major. Natalia […]

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Joan P. Egan

Joan P. Egan

February 15, 2024

Joan Hampton Pontiff Egan, 93, of Wilmington, DE, passed away on Thursday, February 15, 2024, at the Stonegates Health Center. Born in Fall River, MA, Joan was the daughter of the late Eugene Jackson Pontiff and Doris Hampton Pontiff. She was raised in New Bedford, MA and South Dartmouth, MA and moved to Wilmington in […]

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