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Obituaries


Frances B. Taylor

Frances B. Taylor

May 21, 2024

Frances Marie Beardsley Taylor, age 92, of Wilmington, Delaware passed away on Tuesday, May 21, 2024, surrounded by her loving family. Frances was born in 1932 and grew up in Chester, PA. and attended Chester High where she was a drum majorette and participated in Young Life. She spent many happy summers in Nicholson as […]

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Ruth Matruder Smythe

Ruth Matruder Smythe

May 20, 2024

Ruth Louise Matruder Smythe of Rehoboth Beach, DE died peacefully with her children at her side on May 20, 2024.  Most people knew Ruth as a prominent attorney and fierce advocate, both in private practice and as a Public Defender for the State of Delaware.  But more importantly, everyone knew Ruth as a loving wife, […]

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Gail A. Slothour

Gail A. Slothour

May 17, 2024

Gail A Slothour, age 85 of Wilmington, Delaware passed away May 17, 2024, after a short illness. Gail was born the only child of Grace Kratz Andrews Hickey and Robert L Andrews in Lancaster County, PA. She graduated from J.P. McCaskey High School in Lancaster in 1956. She then attended Lancaster General Hospital School of Nursing and earned her RN license in 1959. She […]

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Marie R. Hall

Marie R. Hall

May 14, 2024

Family and friends of Marie R. Hall, 92, were profoundly saddened by Marie’s sudden passing on May 14, 2024. She was surrounded by her husband and three children. Marie was born in 1932 in New York City to Ruth Adele and Frederick George Albert Roettger. While attending East Orange, NJ High School, Marie met Lewis […]

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Ralph E. Marcozzi

Ralph E. Marcozzi

May 13, 2024

Ralph E. Marcozzi passed away peacefully on May 13, 2024, at the age of 92. Ralph was born in 1931, in Pottstown, PA, to his parents Gaetano and Felicia “Anna” Pace. He and his family moved to Wilmington when he was 11 years old in 1942. Ralph was fortunate to have a long, healthy, and […]

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Mildred L. Francis

Mildred L. Francis

May 11, 2024

Mildred L. Francis, age 89, of Wilmington, DE passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 11, 2024 after a short illness. Mildred was a devoted wife and caring, loving, and wonderful mother and grandmother. She will be deeply missed by her family and friends. Born February 12, 1935, in Como, Mississippi, she was the daughter of […]

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Joseph William Mitchell, Sr.

Joseph William Mitchell, Sr.

May 8, 2024

Joseph William (Joe) Mitchell of Wilmington, Delaware and Elkton, Maryland, passed away on Wednesday May 8, 2024. He is survived by his four children, Wendy (Chuck), Joe Jr (Emily), Tom (Elise), and Krissy (Barry) and his sisters; Joan Hicks and Judy Bonislawski. He was preceded in death by his parents, John Raymond and Hannah, his […]

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Donald Wakeman Foster

Donald Wakeman Foster

May 5, 2024

Donald Wakeman Foster, 69 of Wilmington, DE, passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 5, 2024 at home with his wife, Shelley and daughter, Lindsay at his bedside following long and courageous battles with Alzheimer’s Disease and Leukemia. Don was born in 1954 in Wilmington to parents Ralph and Shirley Foster. He attended Wilmington Friends School […]

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Karin S. Damtoft

Karin S. Damtoft

May 4, 2024

Karin Schindler Damtoft, age 73, of Wilmington, DE formerly of New City, NY, passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, May 4, 2024. Born in 1951 in Hannover, Germany, she immigrated to the USA in 1956. She lived in New City, Rockland County, NY until 2016. Karin attended Hartwick College in Oneonta, NY, earning a […]

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Louise Cole Buonassisi

Louise Cole Buonassisi

May 2, 2024

Louise Cole Buonassisi passed away peacefully at Stonegates Healthcare on May 2, 2024, while surrounded by her loving family. Born in Cape May, NJ in 1919, she was the daughter of Amelia K. and William Clover Pancoast. She was predeceased by her first husband Ralph B. Cole Jr. in 1989, and her second husband, Charles […]

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